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 29 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
Cheshire > Warrington
3 months to
29 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 21 39 31
Rank change year-on-year +18 -8  
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 2008 1 3 2
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Warrington 0.74% 0.97% 1.05%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 3.85% 4.69% 3.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 2 2
Warrington median daily rate £400 £388 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.15% +19.30%  
10th Percentile £390 £315 £313
90th Percentile £410 £441 £338
Cheshire median daily rate £330 £325 £325
% change year-on-year +1.53% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Warrington median hourly rate - - -
Cheshire median hourly rate - - £33.00

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 26 64 62
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Warrington 19.26% 20.71% 32.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 82 86 155
Warrington median daily rate £375 £400 £525
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -6.25% -23.80%  
10th Percentile £344 £225 £338
90th Percentile £575 £606 £700
Cheshire median daily rate £375 £413 £400
% change year-on-year -9.09% +3.12%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 1
Warrington median hourly rate £30.00 - £35.00
Cheshire median hourly rate £15.50 £20.78 £33.00
% change year-on-year -25.40% -37.03%  

SQL Server 2008
Job Vacancy Trend in Warrington

Job postings citing SQL Server 2008 as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Warrington.

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 contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing SQL Server 2008 in Warrington.

Contractor hourly rate trend for SQL Server 2008 in Warrington

For the 6 months to 29 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 Warrington region with a requirement for SQL Server 2008.

1 3 (100.00%) C#
1 3 (100.00%) .NET
1 3 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 2 (66.67%) MVC
2 2 (66.67%) HTML
2 2 (66.67%) JavaScript
2 2 (66.67%) CSS
2 2 (66.67%) Web Development
2 2 (66.67%) jQuery
2 2 (66.67%) HTML5
2 2 (66.67%) REST
2 2 (66.67%) CSS3
2 2 (66.67%) ASP.NET Web API
2 2 (66.67%) JSON
3 1 (33.33%) WPF
3 1 (33.33%) SOLID
3 1 (33.33%) BDD
3 1 (33.33%) Node.js
3 1 (33.33%) .NET Framework
3 1 (33.33%) Windows
3 1 (33.33%) ETL
3 1 (33.33%) VB.NET
3 1 (33.33%) Visual Studio
3 1 (33.33%) ASP.NET
3 1 (33.33%) Manufacturing
3 1 (33.33%) WinForms
3 1 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (33.33%) TDD

SQL Server 2008
Co-occurring 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:

Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (100.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (33.33%) Visual Studio
General
1 1 (33.33%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 3 (100.00%) Developer
2 2 (66.67%) Software Developer
3 1 (33.33%) C# Developer
3 1 (33.33%) HTML CSS Developer
3 1 (33.33%) HTML Developer
3 1 (33.33%) JavaScript Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (100.00%) .NET
2 2 (66.67%) ASP.NET Web API
2 2 (66.67%) CSS
2 2 (66.67%) CSS3
2 2 (66.67%) HTML
2 2 (66.67%) HTML5
2 2 (66.67%) jQuery
2 2 (66.67%) JSON
2 2 (66.67%) REST
3 1 (33.33%) .NET Framework
3 1 (33.33%) ASP.NET
3 1 (33.33%) Node.js
3 1 (33.33%) WinForms
3 1 (33.33%) WPF
Operating Systems
1 1 (33.33%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) MVC
1 2 (66.67%) Web Development
2 1 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (33.33%) BDD
2 1 (33.33%) ETL
2 1 (33.33%) SOLID
2 1 (33.33%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 3 (100.00%) C#
2 2 (66.67%) JavaScript
3 1 (33.33%) VB.NET