The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in North Yorkshire with a requirement for SQL Server 2008 skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited SQL Server 2008 over the 3 months to 27 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

3 months to
27 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft SQL Server 2008
Yorkshire / North Yorkshire
Rank 27 - 31
Rank change year-on-year - 0  
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 2008 4 0 8
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in North Yorkshire 2.20% - 3.21%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 14.81% - 16.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 6
Median daily rate £338 - £325
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £353 £334
% change year-on-year -0.63% +5.61%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £19.00 £42.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year -55.29% +70.00%  

SQL Server 2008 is in the database and business intelligence skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in North Yorkshire with a requirement for database and business intelligence skills.

Contract Database & Business Intelligence Skills
North Yorkshire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for database and business intelligence skills 27 41 49
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in North Yorkshire 14.84% 19.34% 19.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 25 33
Median daily rate £375 £350 £335
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.14% +4.47%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £338 £275 £242
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £450 £413
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 0
Median hourly rate - £32.50 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £34.24 £32.50 £32.50
% change year-on-year +5.35% -  

SQL Server 2008
Job Vacancy Trend in North Yorkshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in North Yorkshire citing SQL Server 2008 as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Database & Business Intelligence category.

Job vacancy trend for SQL Server 2008 in North Yorkshire

SQL Server 2008
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in North Yorkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing SQL Server 2008 in North Yorkshire.

Contractor daily rate trend for SQL Server 2008 in North Yorkshire

SQL Server 2008
Contract Job Locations in North Yorkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing SQL Server 2008 within the North Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 27 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Middlesbrough - 3 - -
SQL Server 2008
Yorkshire

SQL Server 2008
Top 30 Related IT Skills in North Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 27 March 2017, IT contractor jobs citing SQL Server 2008 also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the North Yorkshire region with a requirement for SQL Server 2008.

1 7 (100.00%) SQL
1 7 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 5 (71.43%) Visual Studio
2 5 (71.43%) .NET
2 5 (71.43%) C#
2 5 (71.43%) Microsoft
3 4 (57.14%) SharePoint
3 4 (57.14%) Oracle
4 3 (42.86%) XML
4 3 (42.86%) XSLT
4 3 (42.86%) ASP.NET
4 3 (42.86%) HNC
4 3 (42.86%) Degree
4 3 (42.86%) Security Cleared
4 3 (42.86%) SQL Server 2012
4 3 (42.86%) Infrastructure Management
4 3 (42.86%) Oracle Database
4 3 (42.86%) SQL Server 2014
4 3 (42.86%) MS Excel
5 2 (28.57%) ASP.NET Web API
5 2 (28.57%) Oracle Database 12c
5 2 (28.57%) Oracle Database 11g
5 2 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (28.57%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 2 (28.57%) Windows
5 2 (28.57%) Oracle8/8i Database
5 2 (28.57%) Oracle9i Database
5 2 (28.57%) Oracle Database 10g
5 2 (28.57%) CSS
5 2 (28.57%) HTML

SQL Server 2008
Top Related IT Skills in North Yorkshire by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 4 (57.14%) SharePoint
2 1 (14.29%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (14.29%) MS Exchange
2 1 (14.29%) NServiceBus
2 1 (14.29%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 3 (42.86%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (14.29%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (14.29%) LAN
1 1 (14.29%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 3 (42.86%) Oracle Database
2 3 (42.86%) SQL Server 2012
2 3 (42.86%) SQL Server 2014
3 2 (28.57%) Oracle Database 10g
3 2 (28.57%) Oracle Database 11g
3 2 (28.57%) Oracle Database 12c
3 2 (28.57%) Oracle8/8i Database
3 2 (28.57%) Oracle9i Database
3 2 (28.57%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (14.29%) Relational Database
4 1 (14.29%) SQL Server 2000
4 1 (14.29%) SQL Server 2005
4 1 (14.29%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 5 (71.43%) Visual Studio
2 1 (14.29%) Dreamweaver
2 1 (14.29%) FxCop
2 1 (14.29%) Selenium
2 1 (14.29%) StyleCop
2 1 (14.29%) Team Foundation Server
Job Titles
1 2 (28.57%) Analyst
1 2 (28.57%) Developer
2 1 (14.29%) .NET Developer
2 1 (14.29%) .NET Web Developer
2 1 (14.29%) Applications Support
2 1 (14.29%) Applications Support Analyst
2 1 (14.29%) ASP.NET Developer
2 1 (14.29%) C# ASP.NET Developer
2 1 (14.29%) C# Developer
2 1 (14.29%) Consultant
2 1 (14.29%) Database Consultant
2 1 (14.29%) Database Developer
2 1 (14.29%) DBA
2 1 (14.29%) Infrastructure Analyst
2 1 (14.29%) SQL DBA
2 1 (14.29%) Support Analyst
2 1 (14.29%) Technical Architect
2 1 (14.29%) VB.NET Developer
2 1 (14.29%) VB.NET/ASP.NET Developer
2 1 (14.29%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (71.43%) .NET
2 3 (42.86%) ASP.NET
2 3 (42.86%) XML
2 3 (42.86%) XSLT
3 2 (28.57%) ASP.NET Web API
3 2 (28.57%) CSS
3 2 (28.57%) HTML
4 1 (14.29%) .NET Framework
4 1 (14.29%) Ajax
4 1 (14.29%) AngularJS
4 1 (14.29%) jQuery
4 1 (14.29%) MSMQ
4 1 (14.29%) WCF
4 1 (14.29%) Web Services
4 1 (14.29%) WF
Miscellaneous
1 1 (14.29%) Clustering
1 1 (14.29%) Driving Licence
1 1 (14.29%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
Operating Systems
1 2 (28.57%) Windows
2 1 (14.29%) Windows Server
2 1 (14.29%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (14.29%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (42.86%) Infrastructure Management
2 2 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (14.29%) Business Intelligence
3 1 (14.29%) Change Control
3 1 (14.29%) Data Extraction
3 1 (14.29%) Disaster Recovery
3 1 (14.29%) ETL
3 1 (14.29%) High Availability
3 1 (14.29%) ITIL
3 1 (14.29%) Kanban
3 1 (14.29%) Migration
3 1 (14.29%) MVC
3 1 (14.29%) Performance Monitoring
3 1 (14.29%) Performance Tuning
3 1 (14.29%) Scrum
3 1 (14.29%) SDLC
3 1 (14.29%) Service Delivery
3 1 (14.29%) TDD
3 1 (14.29%) Unit Testing
3 1 (14.29%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 7 (100.00%) SQL
2 5 (71.43%) C#
3 2 (28.57%) Java
3 2 (28.57%) T-SQL
4 1 (14.29%) JavaScript
4 1 (14.29%) PowerShell
4 1 (14.29%) VB
4 1 (14.29%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 3 (42.86%) Degree
1 3 (42.86%) HNC
1 3 (42.86%) Security Cleared
2 1 (14.29%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (14.29%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (14.29%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (14.29%) Microsoft Clustering
Vendors
1 5 (71.43%) Microsoft
2 4 (57.14%) Oracle
3 1 (14.29%) Cisco
3 1 (14.29%) Citrix