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 June 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.

Microsoft SQL Server 2008
Yorkshire / North Yorkshire
3 months to
27 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 21 28 25
Rank change year-on-year +7 -3  
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 2008 3 2 9
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in North Yorkshire 2.13% 1.06% 4.07%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 12.00% 5.41% 17.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 1 7
Median daily rate £375 £450 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -16.66% +33.33%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £330
% change year-on-year - +6.06%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.50 £30.00 £23.50
% change year-on-year +35.00% +27.65%  

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 25 37 51
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in North Yorkshire 17.73% 19.58% 23.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 24 29
Median daily rate £350 £390 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -10.25% +11.42%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £275 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £395 £450 £446
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £383 £350
% change year-on-year +4.57% +9.28%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 4
Median hourly rate - £13.35 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -61.87%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £38.00 £31.14 £26.00
% change year-on-year +22.04% +19.75%  

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
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in North Yorkshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing SQL Server 2008 in North Yorkshire over the 3 months to 27 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram 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 June 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
York - 3 £375 -
SQL Server 2008
Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 27 June 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%) Oracle
2 5 (71.43%) Oracle Database
3 4 (57.14%) .NET
3 4 (57.14%) Visual Studio
3 4 (57.14%) C#
3 4 (57.14%) Oracle9i Database
3 4 (57.14%) SharePoint
3 4 (57.14%) Microsoft
4 3 (42.86%) XML
4 3 (42.86%) XSLT
4 3 (42.86%) ITIL
4 3 (42.86%) HNC
4 3 (42.86%) Security Cleared
4 3 (42.86%) Performance Tuning
4 3 (42.86%) Degree
4 3 (42.86%) Infrastructure Management
5 2 (28.57%) Oracle Database 12c
5 2 (28.57%) SQL Server 2012
5 2 (28.57%) SQL Server 2014
5 2 (28.57%) Oracle Database 11g
5 2 (28.57%) Replication
5 2 (28.57%) Clustering
5 2 (28.57%) Java
5 2 (28.57%) Oracle8/8i Database
5 2 (28.57%) ASP.NET
5 2 (28.57%) Oracle Database 10g
6 1 (14.29%) Active Directory
6 1 (14.29%) Citrix

SQL Server 2008
Co-occurring 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%) SharePoint Server
Cloud Services
1 1 (14.29%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (14.29%) LAN
1 1 (14.29%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 5 (71.43%) Oracle Database
3 4 (57.14%) Oracle9i Database
4 2 (28.57%) Oracle Database 10g
4 2 (28.57%) Oracle Database 11g
4 2 (28.57%) Oracle Database 12c
4 2 (28.57%) Oracle8/8i Database
4 2 (28.57%) SQL Server 2012
4 2 (28.57%) SQL Server 2014
5 1 (14.29%) Relational Database
5 1 (14.29%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 4 (57.14%) Visual Studio
2 1 (14.29%) Dreamweaver
Job Titles
1 2 (28.57%) Administrator
1 2 (28.57%) Analyst
1 2 (28.57%) DBA
1 2 (28.57%) Developer
1 2 (28.57%) Oracle DBA
1 2 (28.57%) SQL DBA
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%) C# Web Developer
2 1 (14.29%) Database Consultant
2 1 (14.29%) Database Developer
2 1 (14.29%) Infrastructure Analyst
2 1 (14.29%) Support Analyst
2 1 (14.29%) VB.NET Developer
2 1 (14.29%) VB.NET/ASP.NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (57.14%) .NET
2 3 (42.86%) XML
2 3 (42.86%) XSLT
3 2 (28.57%) ASP.NET
4 1 (14.29%) .NET Framework
4 1 (14.29%) ASP.NET Web API
4 1 (14.29%) CSS
4 1 (14.29%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (28.57%) Clustering
1 2 (28.57%) Replication
2 1 (14.29%) Driving Licence
Operating Systems
1 1 (14.29%) Windows
1 1 (14.29%) Windows Server
1 1 (14.29%) Windows Server 2008
1 1 (14.29%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (42.86%) Infrastructure Management
1 3 (42.86%) ITIL
1 3 (42.86%) Performance Tuning
2 1 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (14.29%) Change Control
2 1 (14.29%) Data Extraction
2 1 (14.29%) Integration Testing
2 1 (14.29%) Open Source
2 1 (14.29%) Performance Monitoring
2 1 (14.29%) SDLC
2 1 (14.29%) Service Delivery
2 1 (14.29%) Unit Testing
2 1 (14.29%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 7 (100.00%) SQL
2 4 (57.14%) C#
3 2 (28.57%) Java
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
1 1 (14.29%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 5 (71.43%) Oracle
2 4 (57.14%) Microsoft
3 1 (14.29%) Cisco
3 1 (14.29%) Citrix
3 1 (14.29%) VMware