The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Warrington 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
Cheshire / Warrington
Rank 17 41 34
Rank change year-on-year +24 -7  
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 2008 2 6 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Warrington 2.00% 1.75% 0.50%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 13.33% 12.00% 1.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 2 0
Median daily rate £410 £320 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +28.12% -  
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 Warrington with a requirement for database and business intelligence skills.

Contract Database & Business Intelligence Skills
Warrington
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for database and business intelligence skills 15 50 66
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Warrington 15.00% 14.58% 32.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 31 44
Median daily rate £388 £325 £590
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +19.23% -44.91%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £241 £306 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £420 £560 £700
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £13.00 -
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 Warrington

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Warrington 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 Warrington

SQL Server 2008
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Warrington

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

Contractor daily rate trend for SQL Server 2008 in Warrington

SQL Server 2008
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Warrington

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing SQL Server 2008 in Warrington.

Contractor hourly rate trend for SQL Server 2008 in Warrington

SQL Server 2008
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Warrington

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 Warrington region with a requirement for SQL Server 2008.

1 9 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 7 (77.78%) ETL
3 5 (55.56%) SQL
3 5 (55.56%) Microsoft
3 5 (55.56%) PowerShell
3 5 (55.56%) Database Mirroring
4 4 (44.44%) High Availability
4 4 (44.44%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 4 (44.44%) T-SQL
4 4 (44.44%) C#
4 4 (44.44%) Business Intelligence
4 4 (44.44%) .NET
5 3 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
5 3 (33.33%) WinForms
5 3 (33.33%) Finance
5 3 (33.33%) Manufacturing
5 3 (33.33%) VB.NET
5 3 (33.33%) Crystal Reports
5 3 (33.33%) Visual Studio
5 3 (33.33%) ASP.NET
5 3 (33.33%) Hyperion
5 3 (33.33%) Windows
5 3 (33.33%) MS Excel
5 3 (33.33%) Cognos
5 3 (33.33%) Data Warehouse
5 3 (33.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 3 (33.33%) .NET Framework
5 3 (33.33%) WPF
6 2 (22.22%) SQL Server 2012
6 2 (22.22%) Replication

SQL Server 2008
Top Related IT Skills in Warrington 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:

Applications
1 3 (33.33%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 4 (44.44%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 3 (33.33%) Crystal Reports
3 3 (33.33%) Data Warehouse
3 3 (33.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 2 (22.22%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 3 (33.33%) Visual Studio
General
1 3 (33.33%) Finance
1 3 (33.33%) Manufacturing
2 1 (11.11%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 4 (44.44%) DBA
1 4 (44.44%) Developer
1 4 (44.44%) SQL DBA
2 3 (33.33%) C# Developer
3 1 (11.11%) Analyst
3 1 (11.11%) Consultant
3 1 (11.11%) Junior
3 1 (11.11%) Junior DBA
3 1 (11.11%) Junior SQL DBA
3 1 (11.11%) Software Developer
3 1 (11.11%) SQL Analyst
3 1 (11.11%) Technical Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (44.44%) .NET
2 3 (33.33%) .NET Framework
2 3 (33.33%) ASP.NET
2 3 (33.33%) WinForms
2 3 (33.33%) WPF
3 1 (11.11%) ASP.NET Web API
3 1 (11.11%) CSS
3 1 (11.11%) CSS3
3 1 (11.11%) HTML
3 1 (11.11%) HTML5
3 1 (11.11%) jQuery
3 1 (11.11%) JSON
3 1 (11.11%) Node.js
3 1 (11.11%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 2 (22.22%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 3 (33.33%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (77.78%) ETL
2 5 (55.56%) Database Mirroring
3 4 (44.44%) Business Intelligence
3 4 (44.44%) High Availability
4 3 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (11.11%) BDD
5 1 (11.11%) MVC
5 1 (11.11%) Performance Tuning
5 1 (11.11%) SOLID
5 1 (11.11%) TDD
5 1 (11.11%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 5 (55.56%) PowerShell
1 5 (55.56%) SQL
2 4 (44.44%) C#
2 4 (44.44%) T-SQL
3 3 (33.33%) VB.NET
4 1 (11.11%) JavaScript
Vendors
1 5 (55.56%) Microsoft
2 3 (33.33%) Cognos
2 3 (33.33%) Hyperion