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 3 months to 25 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
25 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft SQL Server 2008
Yorkshire / West Yorkshire
Rank 85 72 75
Rank change year-on-year -13 +3  
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 2008 17 38 41
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in West Yorkshire 1.25% 1.96% 2.27%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 4.90% 8.56% 7.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 27 22
Median daily rate £352 £400 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -12.00% +23.07%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £311 £245 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £396 £471 £350
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £353 £330
% change year-on-year -0.70% +6.81%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 1
Median hourly rate £19.00 - £18.50
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 West Yorkshire with a requirement for database and business intelligence skills.

Contract Database & Business Intelligence Skills
West Yorkshire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for database and business intelligence skills 347 444 535
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in West Yorkshire 25.44% 22.96% 29.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 226 324 357
Median daily rate £375 £375 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +3.44%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £525 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 8 8
Median hourly rate £19.00 £21.00 £18.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -9.52% +13.51%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.68 £17.33 £12.58
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £34.79 £23.00 £35.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £31.00 £32.50 £32.50
% change year-on-year -4.61% -  

SQL Server 2008
Job Vacancy Trend in West Yorkshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in West 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 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 3 months to 25 March 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 hourly rates quoted in IT contractor 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 3 months to 25 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
Leeds -5 16 £354 -14.18% 4
Bradford +2 1 £340 +36.00% 2
Keighley - 1 - -
SQL Server 2008
Yorkshire

SQL Server 2008
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 25 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 West Yorkshire region with a requirement for SQL Server 2008.

1 40 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 36 (90.00%) SQL
3 24 (60.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 23 (57.50%) SQL Server 2012
4 23 (57.50%) SQL Server 2014
5 21 (52.50%) Microsoft
6 20 (50.00%) T-SQL
7 17 (42.50%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 16 (40.00%) ETL
9 10 (25.00%) Windows
10 9 (22.50%) Agile Software Development
10 9 (22.50%) .NET
10 9 (22.50%) C#
10 9 (22.50%) SQL Server 2005
11 8 (20.00%) .NET Framework
12 7 (17.50%) MVC
12 7 (17.50%) ASP.NET
12 7 (17.50%) ASP.NET MVC
12 7 (17.50%) ASP.NET Web API
12 7 (17.50%) Entity Framework
13 6 (15.00%) Windows Server
13 6 (15.00%) RabbitMQ
13 6 (15.00%) Relational Database
13 6 (15.00%) MSMQ
13 6 (15.00%) OO
13 6 (15.00%) Data Warehouse
13 6 (15.00%) RDBMS
14 5 (12.50%) TDD
14 5 (12.50%) Software Architecture
14 5 (12.50%) Continuous Integration

SQL Server 2008
Top Related 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 3 (7.50%) MS Exchange
2 2 (5.00%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (2.50%) Exchange Server 2003
3 1 (2.50%) IIS
3 1 (2.50%) NServiceBus
3 1 (2.50%) SharePoint
3 1 (2.50%) SharePoint 2010
3 1 (2.50%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 4 (10.00%) MS Excel
2 2 (5.00%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 2 (5.00%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 2 (5.00%) Firewall
1 2 (5.00%) VPN
2 1 (2.50%) Internet
2 1 (2.50%) LAN
2 1 (2.50%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 40 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 24 (60.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 23 (57.50%) SQL Server 2012
3 23 (57.50%) SQL Server 2014
4 17 (42.50%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 9 (22.50%) SQL Server 2005
6 6 (15.00%) Data Warehouse
6 6 (15.00%) RDBMS
6 6 (15.00%) Relational Database
7 5 (12.50%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 3 (7.50%) SQL Server 2000
9 2 (5.00%) Power BI
10 1 (2.50%) MS Access
10 1 (2.50%) Oracle Database
10 1 (2.50%) Oracle Database 12c
Development Applications
1 1 (2.50%) ReSharper
1 1 (2.50%) Subversion
1 1 (2.50%) Team Foundation Server
1 1 (2.50%) TeamCity
1 1 (2.50%) Visual Studio
1 1 (2.50%) YouTrack
General
1 4 (10.00%) Finance
2 3 (7.50%) Retail
3 1 (2.50%) Advertising
3 1 (2.50%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 26 (65.00%) Developer
2 18 (45.00%) SQL Developer
3 10 (25.00%) DBA
4 8 (20.00%) SQL DBA
5 7 (17.50%) SSIS Developer
6 6 (15.00%) .NET Developer
6 6 (15.00%) Administrator
6 6 (15.00%) T-SQL Developer
7 5 (12.50%) C# Developer
8 4 (10.00%) ETL Developer
9 3 (7.50%) 3rd Line Support
9 3 (7.50%) C# .NET Developer
10 2 (5.00%) 3rd Line Server Support
10 2 (5.00%) ASP.NET Developer
10 2 (5.00%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
10 2 (5.00%) C# ASP.NET Developer
10 2 (5.00%) Exchange Support
10 2 (5.00%) Oracle DBA
10 2 (5.00%) Senior SQL Developer
10 2 (5.00%) Windows Server Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (22.50%) .NET
2 8 (20.00%) .NET Framework
3 7 (17.50%) ASP.NET
3 7 (17.50%) ASP.NET MVC
3 7 (17.50%) ASP.NET Web API
3 7 (17.50%) Entity Framework
4 6 (15.00%) MSMQ
4 6 (15.00%) RabbitMQ
5 2 (5.00%) jQuery
6 1 (2.50%) AngularJS
6 1 (2.50%) ASP.NET MVC 3
6 1 (2.50%) HTML
6 1 (2.50%) WCF
6 1 (2.50%) WinForms
6 1 (2.50%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (5.00%) Analytical Skills
1 2 (5.00%) Clustering
1 2 (5.00%) Computer Science
2 1 (2.50%) NHS
2 1 (2.50%) Private Cloud
2 1 (2.50%) RIA
Operating Systems
1 10 (25.00%) Windows
2 6 (15.00%) Windows Server
3 3 (7.50%) Windows Server 2008
3 3 (7.50%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (2.50%) Linux
4 1 (2.50%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (40.00%) ETL
2 9 (22.50%) Agile Software Development
3 7 (17.50%) MVC
4 6 (15.00%) OO
5 5 (12.50%) Continuous Integration
5 5 (12.50%) Software Architecture
5 5 (12.50%) SOLID
5 5 (12.50%) TDD
6 4 (10.00%) Business Intelligence
6 4 (10.00%) Performance Tuning
7 3 (7.50%) Disaster Recovery
7 3 (7.50%) High Availability
7 3 (7.50%) Migration
7 3 (7.50%) Performance Metrics
8 2 (5.00%) Kimball Methodology
8 2 (5.00%) Logistics
8 2 (5.00%) Performance Management
8 2 (5.00%) Server Monitoring
8 2 (5.00%) Statistical Analysis
8 2 (5.00%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 36 (90.00%) SQL
2 20 (50.00%) T-SQL
3 9 (22.50%) C#
4 2 (5.00%) JavaScript
4 2 (5.00%) PowerShell
4 2 (5.00%) Python
4 2 (5.00%) R
5 1 (2.50%) C
5 1 (2.50%) Delphi
Qualifications
1 2 (5.00%) Degree
1 2 (5.00%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (5.00%) Data Quality
System Software
1 2 (5.00%) Hyper-V
2 1 (2.50%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 3 (7.50%) Oracle RMAN
2 1 (2.50%) Data Guard
Vendors
1 21 (52.50%) Microsoft
2 4 (10.00%) Oracle
3 3 (7.50%) IDERA
3 3 (7.50%) RedGate
3 3 (7.50%) VMware
4 2 (5.00%) Veeam
5 1 (2.50%) Citrix
5 1 (2.50%) DevExpress
5 1 (2.50%) Nintex
5 1 (2.50%) Tableau
Leeds, West Yorkshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Rate: From £300 to £350 per day 3 Months initially
Posted: 5 days ago