Period
to 5 March 2021

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 5 March 2021 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
5 Mar 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 78 99 143
Rank change year-on-year +21 +44 -29
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 2008 1 20 15
As % of all contract jobs advertised in West Yorkshire 0.095% 0.98% 0.46%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 0.56% 4.78% 1.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 23 9
Median daily rate £425 £425 £340
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +25.00% +13.33%
10th Percentile £413 £400 £284
90th Percentile £438 £538 £400
Yorkshire median daily rate £425 £425 £340
% change year-on-year - +25.00% +13.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 1
Median hourly rate - £31.50 £12.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +152.00% -
Yorkshire median hourly rate - £31.50 £12.50
% change year-on-year - +152.00% -

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 178 418 766
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in West Yorkshire 16.97% 20.48% 23.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 118 292 551
Median daily rate £450 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +5.88% +8.97%
10th Percentile £311 £318 £319
90th Percentile £574 £613 £550
Yorkshire median daily rate £425 £425 £415
% change year-on-year - +2.41% +3.75%
Number of hourly rates quoted 23 14 15
Median hourly rate £23.43 £21.93 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +6.80% +21.85% -
10th Percentile £17.47 £14.32 £14.23
90th Percentile £28.00 £29.57 £21.10
Median hourly rate £21.00 £20.31 £16.36
% change year-on-year +3.42% +24.15% -62.83%

SQL Server 2008
Job Vacancy Trend in West Yorkshire

Job postings citing SQL Server 2008 as a proportion 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

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing SQL Server 2008 in West Yorkshire.

Daily rate trend for SQL Server 2008 in West Yorkshire

SQL Server 2008
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in West Yorkshire

3-month moving average hourly rates quoted in jobs citing SQL Server 2008 in West Yorkshire.

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 5 March 2021. 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 +21 1 £425 -19.05%
SQL Server 2008
Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 5 March 2021, IT contractor jobs citing SQL Server 2008 also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the West Yorkshire region with a requirement for SQL Server 2008.

1 1 (100.00%) SQL
1 1 (100.00%) T-SQL
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 1 (100.00%) Disaster Recovery
1 1 (100.00%) Migration
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 1 (100.00%) PowerShell
1 1 (100.00%) High Availability
1 1 (100.00%) Performance Tuning
1 1 (100.00%) Windows Server
1 1 (100.00%) Failover Clustering
1 1 (100.00%) Problem-Solving

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:

Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Administrator
1 1 (100.00%) DBA
1 1 (100.00%) SQL DBA
Operating Systems
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
1 1 (100.00%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Disaster Recovery
1 1 (100.00%) High Availability
1 1 (100.00%) Migration
1 1 (100.00%) Performance Tuning
1 1 (100.00%) Problem-Solving
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) PowerShell
1 1 (100.00%) SQL
1 1 (100.00%) T-SQL
System Software
1 1 (100.00%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (100.00%) Failover Clustering
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft