Period
to 20 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in West 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 6 months to 20 November 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 > West Yorkshire
6 months to
20 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 97 120 90
Rank change year-on-year +23 -30 -36
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 2008 57 51 98
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in West Yorkshire 1.89% 1.43% 2.21%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 7.92% 5.74% 7.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 40 32 74
West Yorkshire median daily rate £340 £345 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -1.45% +6.15% +6.56%
10th Percentile £294 £266 £282
90th Percentile £389 £449 £434
Yorkshire median daily rate £340 £330 £325
% change year-on-year +3.03% +1.54% +6.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 2
West Yorkshire median hourly rate - £13.50 £10.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +25.58% -52.22%
Yorkshire median hourly rate £21.50 £13.50 £10.75
% change year-on-year +59.26% +25.58% -52.22%

SQL Server 2008 is in the Databases and Business Intelligence category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in West Yorkshire with a requirement for database or business intelligence skills.

All Database and Business Intelligence Skills
West Yorkshire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for database or business intelligence skills 720 889 1229
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in West Yorkshire 23.85% 24.94% 27.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 503 604 816
West Yorkshire median daily rate £400 £375 £374
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.67% +0.27% +6.86%
10th Percentile £305 £281 £275
90th Percentile £538 £523 £510
Yorkshire median daily rate £400 £380 £363
% change year-on-year +5.26% +4.83% +7.41%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 14 17
West Yorkshire median hourly rate £22.00 £21.19 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +3.83% +21.07% +9.38%
10th Percentile £13.24 £13.50 £8.80
90th Percentile £24.90 £31.50 £41.22
Yorkshire median hourly rate £21.75 £14.25 £17.50
% change year-on-year +52.63% -18.57% +9.38%

SQL Server 2008
Job Vacancy Trend in West Yorkshire

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

Job vacancy trend for SQL Server 2008 in West Yorkshire

SQL Server 2008
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in West Yorkshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for SQL Server 2008 in West Yorkshire

SQL Server 2008
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in West Yorkshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing SQL Server 2008 in West Yorkshire over the 6 months to 20 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for SQL Server 2008 in West Yorkshire

SQL Server 2008
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in West Yorkshire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for SQL Server 2008 in West Yorkshire

SQL Server 2008
Contract Job Locations in West 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 West Yorkshire region over the 6 months to 20 November 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Leeds +25 55 £340 -2.23% 7
Bradford +20 2 £340 +0.74% 1
Wakefield -3 2 £400 -
SQL Server 2008
Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 20 November 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 West Yorkshire region with a requirement for SQL Server 2008.

1 57 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 44 (77.19%) SQL
3 34 (59.65%) SQL Server 2012
4 25 (43.86%) Microsoft
5 23 (40.35%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 22 (38.60%) .NET
7 20 (35.09%) C#
7 20 (35.09%) ASP.NET
8 19 (33.33%) T-SQL
9 18 (31.58%) Octopus Deploy
10 16 (28.07%) SQL Server 2014
11 15 (26.32%) ETL
12 13 (22.81%) Migration
12 13 (22.81%) Performance Tuning
13 12 (21.05%) Finance
13 12 (21.05%) Agile Software Development
14 10 (17.54%) SQL Server Reporting Services
14 10 (17.54%) MVC
14 10 (17.54%) Microsoft Certification
14 10 (17.54%) Visual Studio
14 10 (17.54%) MCSE
14 10 (17.54%) Analytical Skills
14 10 (17.54%) RedGate
15 9 (15.79%) Sass
15 9 (15.79%) CSS3
15 9 (15.79%) AngularJS
15 9 (15.79%) Microservices
15 9 (15.79%) Twitter Bootstrap
15 9 (15.79%) SQL Server 2016
15 9 (15.79%) ASP.NET Web API

SQL Server 2008
Co-occurring IT Skills in West 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 (7.02%) IIS
1 4 (7.02%) SharePoint
1 4 (7.02%) SharePoint 2010
1 4 (7.02%) SharePoint 2013
2 1 (1.75%) CMS
Applications
1 1 (1.75%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 2 (3.51%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.75%) Dynamics 365
1 1 (1.75%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (1.75%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 3 (5.26%) Kerberos
2 1 (1.75%) DMVPN
2 1 (1.75%) DNS
2 1 (1.75%) Fibre Channel
2 1 (1.75%) Firewall
2 1 (1.75%) HSRP
2 1 (1.75%) IPsec
2 1 (1.75%) iSCSI
2 1 (1.75%) LAN
2 1 (1.75%) MPLS
2 1 (1.75%) SAN
2 1 (1.75%) SSL
2 1 (1.75%) VLAN
2 1 (1.75%) VPLS
2 1 (1.75%) VPN
2 1 (1.75%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 57 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 34 (59.65%) SQL Server 2012
3 23 (40.35%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 16 (28.07%) SQL Server 2014
5 10 (17.54%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 9 (15.79%) QlikView
6 9 (15.79%) SQL Server 2016
7 4 (7.02%) Data Warehouse
8 3 (5.26%) Oracle Database
8 3 (5.26%) Oracle9i Database
8 3 (5.26%) Power BI
9 2 (3.51%) DTS
10 1 (1.75%) OLAP
10 1 (1.75%) OLAP Cube
10 1 (1.75%) SQL Server 2005
10 1 (1.75%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 18 (31.58%) Octopus Deploy
2 10 (17.54%) Visual Studio
3 3 (5.26%) Git (software)
3 3 (5.26%) Team Foundation Server
4 2 (3.51%) ReSharper
4 2 (3.51%) Subversion
4 2 (3.51%) TeamCity
4 2 (3.51%) YouTrack
5 1 (1.75%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 12 (21.05%) Finance
2 1 (1.75%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 45 (78.95%) Developer
2 30 (52.63%) SQL Developer
3 20 (35.09%) Senior Developer
4 19 (33.33%) .NET Developer
5 13 (22.81%) Senior SQL Developer
6 11 (19.30%) Senior .NET Developer
7 9 (15.79%) C# Developer
7 9 (15.79%) SQL Server Developer
8 8 (14.04%) ASP.NET Developer
8 8 (14.04%) Lead .NET Developer
8 8 (14.04%) Lead Developer
8 8 (14.04%) T-SQL Developer
9 7 (12.28%) C# .NET Developer
9 7 (12.28%) C# ASP.NET Developer
10 5 (8.77%) Administrator
10 5 (8.77%) Business Intelligence Developer
10 5 (8.77%) SSIS Developer
11 4 (7.02%) DBA
11 4 (7.02%) Senior C# ASP.NET Developer
11 4 (7.02%) SQL DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (38.60%) .NET
2 20 (35.09%) ASP.NET
3 9 (15.79%) .NET Framework
3 9 (15.79%) AngularJS
3 9 (15.79%) ASP.NET Core
3 9 (15.79%) ASP.NET MVC
3 9 (15.79%) ASP.NET Web API
3 9 (15.79%) CSS
3 9 (15.79%) CSS3
3 9 (15.79%) HTML
3 9 (15.79%) HTML5
3 9 (15.79%) RESTful
3 9 (15.79%) Sass
3 9 (15.79%) Twitter Bootstrap
4 2 (3.51%) WCF
4 2 (3.51%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 10 (17.54%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (8.77%) Clustering
3 4 (7.02%) Replication
4 3 (5.26%) Enterprise Storage
Operating Systems
1 6 (10.53%) Windows
2 2 (3.51%) Windows Server
2 2 (3.51%) Windows Server 2003
2 2 (3.51%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (1.75%) Linux
3 1 (1.75%) Mac OS
3 1 (1.75%) Windows 7
3 1 (1.75%) Windows 8
3 1 (1.75%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (26.32%) ETL
2 13 (22.81%) Migration
2 13 (22.81%) Performance Tuning
3 12 (21.05%) Agile Software Development
4 10 (17.54%) MVC
5 9 (15.79%) Analytical Thinking
5 9 (15.79%) Business Intelligence
5 9 (15.79%) E-Commerce
5 9 (15.79%) Microservices
5 9 (15.79%) SOA
5 9 (15.79%) TDD
5 9 (15.79%) Web Development
6 8 (14.04%) Scrum
7 6 (10.53%) Data Migration
7 6 (10.53%) ITIL
8 4 (7.02%) Load Balancing
9 3 (5.26%) DevOps
9 3 (5.26%) Infrastructure Management
9 3 (5.26%) Server Virtualisation
10 2 (3.51%) Use Case
Programming Languages
1 44 (77.19%) SQL
2 20 (35.09%) C#
3 19 (33.33%) T-SQL
4 9 (15.79%) JavaScript
5 6 (10.53%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 10 (17.54%) MCSE
1 10 (17.54%) Microsoft Certification
2 9 (15.79%) MCITP
3 2 (3.51%) Degree
4 1 (1.75%) CCNA
4 1 (1.75%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (1.75%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.75%) Data Quality
System Software
1 4 (7.02%) Active Directory
1 4 (7.02%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (5.26%) VMware Server
3 2 (3.51%) Hyper-V
4 1 (1.75%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 2 (3.51%) SCCM
2 1 (1.75%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
2 1 (1.75%) SCDPM
2 1 (1.75%) WSUS
Vendors
1 25 (43.86%) Microsoft
2 10 (17.54%) RedGate
3 6 (10.53%) VMware
4 3 (5.26%) Oracle
5 2 (3.51%) DevExpress
5 2 (3.51%) Sitecore
6 1 (1.75%) Cisco
6 1 (1.75%) Citrix
6 1 (1.75%) Dell
6 1 (1.75%) HP
6 1 (1.75%) Tableau
6 1 (1.75%) Veeam