Period
to 17 January 2018

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 17 January 2018 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
17 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 99 105 114
Rank change year-on-year +6 +9 -50
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 2008 56 53 65
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in West Yorkshire 1.85% 1.63% 1.56%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 8.18% 6.40% 6.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 35 40 48
West Yorkshire median daily rate £340 £345 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -1.45% +2.22% +8.00%
10th Percentile £277 £263 £250
90th Percentile £388 £405 £438
Yorkshire median daily rate £340 £340 £338
% change year-on-year - +0.74% +8.00%
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 685 828 1,025
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in West Yorkshire 22.58% 25.42% 24.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 488 545 669
West Yorkshire median daily rate £400 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.67% - +7.14%
10th Percentile £300 £278 £285
90th Percentile £541 £534 £525
Yorkshire median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year +6.67% - +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 12 15
West Yorkshire median hourly rate - £21.19 £19.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +8.65% +1.30%
Yorkshire median hourly rate £32.75 £24.00 £18.50
% change year-on-year +36.46% +29.73% +13.22%

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 17 January 2018.

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 17 January 2018. 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 +11 52 £340 -1.45% 8
Bradford +8 2 £340 -1.09% 1
Wakefield - 1 - - 1
SQL Server 2008
Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 17 January 2018, 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 56 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 40 (71.43%) SQL
3 32 (57.14%) SQL Server 2012
4 24 (42.86%) .NET
5 23 (41.07%) C#
6 22 (39.29%) Microsoft
6 22 (39.29%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 21 (37.50%) ASP.NET
7 21 (37.50%) Octopus Deploy
8 17 (30.36%) MVC
9 16 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
10 15 (26.79%) ETL
10 15 (26.79%) SQL Server 2014
11 14 (25.00%) Performance Tuning
11 14 (25.00%) CSS
11 14 (25.00%) HTML
11 14 (25.00%) JavaScript
11 14 (25.00%) T-SQL
11 14 (25.00%) .NET Framework
12 13 (23.21%) ASP.NET MVC
12 13 (23.21%) HTML5
12 13 (23.21%) RESTful
12 13 (23.21%) ASP.NET Web API
12 13 (23.21%) Microservices
12 13 (23.21%) AngularJS
12 13 (23.21%) CSS3
12 13 (23.21%) ASP.NET Core
13 12 (21.43%) Sass
13 12 (21.43%) Twitter Bootstrap
13 12 (21.43%) Web Development

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 5 (8.93%) SharePoint
2 4 (7.14%) IIS
2 4 (7.14%) SharePoint 2010
2 4 (7.14%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 1 (1.79%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.79%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (1.79%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 3 (5.36%) Kerberos
2 1 (1.79%) DMVPN
2 1 (1.79%) DNS
2 1 (1.79%) Fibre Channel
2 1 (1.79%) Firewall
2 1 (1.79%) HSRP
2 1 (1.79%) HTTP
2 1 (1.79%) IPsec
2 1 (1.79%) iSCSI
2 1 (1.79%) LAN
2 1 (1.79%) MPLS
2 1 (1.79%) SAN
2 1 (1.79%) SSL
2 1 (1.79%) VLAN
2 1 (1.79%) VPLS
2 1 (1.79%) VPN
2 1 (1.79%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 56 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 32 (57.14%) SQL Server 2012
3 22 (39.29%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 15 (26.79%) SQL Server 2014
5 9 (16.07%) QlikView
5 9 (16.07%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 8 (14.29%) SQL Server 2016
7 4 (7.14%) Data Warehouse
8 3 (5.36%) Oracle Database
8 3 (5.36%) Oracle9i Database
8 3 (5.36%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 2 (3.57%) DTS
9 2 (3.57%) Power BI
9 2 (3.57%) SQL Server 2005
10 1 (1.79%) OLAP
10 1 (1.79%) OLAP Cube
Development Applications
1 21 (37.50%) Octopus Deploy
2 5 (8.93%) Visual Studio
3 4 (7.14%) Team Foundation Server
4 3 (5.36%) Git (software)
5 2 (3.57%) ReSharper
5 2 (3.57%) Subversion
5 2 (3.57%) TeamCity
5 2 (3.57%) YouTrack
6 1 (1.79%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 11 (19.64%) Finance
Job Titles
1 45 (80.36%) Developer
2 24 (42.86%) SQL Developer
3 21 (37.50%) .NET Developer
4 18 (32.14%) Senior Developer
5 10 (17.86%) Senior SQL Developer
6 9 (16.07%) Senior .NET Developer
7 8 (14.29%) Lead .NET Developer
7 8 (14.29%) Lead Developer
7 8 (14.29%) SQL Server Developer
8 7 (12.50%) C# Developer
9 5 (8.93%) Administrator
9 5 (8.93%) ASP.NET Developer
9 5 (8.93%) C# .NET Developer
9 5 (8.93%) DBA
9 5 (8.93%) SQL DBA
9 5 (8.93%) SSIS Developer
10 4 (7.14%) Business Intelligence Developer
10 4 (7.14%) C# ASP.NET Developer
10 4 (7.14%) Technical Leader
11 3 (5.36%) ETL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (42.86%) .NET
2 21 (37.50%) ASP.NET
3 14 (25.00%) .NET Framework
3 14 (25.00%) CSS
3 14 (25.00%) HTML
4 13 (23.21%) AngularJS
4 13 (23.21%) ASP.NET Core
4 13 (23.21%) ASP.NET MVC
4 13 (23.21%) ASP.NET Web API
4 13 (23.21%) CSS3
4 13 (23.21%) HTML5
4 13 (23.21%) RESTful
5 12 (21.43%) Sass
5 12 (21.43%) Twitter Bootstrap
6 4 (7.14%) WCF
7 3 (5.36%) XML
8 2 (3.57%) Web Services
8 2 (3.57%) WinForms
9 1 (1.79%) jQuery
9 1 (1.79%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 9 (16.07%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (8.93%) Clustering
3 4 (7.14%) Replication
4 3 (5.36%) Enterprise Storage
5 1 (1.79%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 5 (8.93%) Windows
2 1 (1.79%) Linux
2 1 (1.79%) Mac OS
2 1 (1.79%) Windows 7
2 1 (1.79%) Windows 8
2 1 (1.79%) Windows Server
2 1 (1.79%) Windows Server 2003
2 1 (1.79%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (1.79%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (30.36%) MVC
2 16 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
3 15 (26.79%) ETL
4 14 (25.00%) Performance Tuning
5 13 (23.21%) Microservices
6 12 (21.43%) Migration
6 12 (21.43%) SOA
6 12 (21.43%) TDD
6 12 (21.43%) Web Development
7 11 (19.64%) Scrum
8 9 (16.07%) Analytical Thinking
8 9 (16.07%) Business Intelligence
9 7 (12.50%) ITIL
10 5 (8.93%) Data Migration
11 4 (7.14%) E-Commerce
11 4 (7.14%) Load Balancing
12 3 (5.36%) Continuous Integration
12 3 (5.36%) DevOps
12 3 (5.36%) Infrastructure Management
12 3 (5.36%) Server Virtualisation
Programming Languages
1 40 (71.43%) SQL
2 23 (41.07%) C#
3 14 (25.00%) JavaScript
3 14 (25.00%) T-SQL
4 5 (8.93%) PowerShell
5 2 (3.57%) VB
5 2 (3.57%) VB6
Qualifications
1 10 (17.86%) MCSE
1 10 (17.86%) Microsoft Certification
2 9 (16.07%) MCITP
3 3 (5.36%) Degree
4 1 (1.79%) CCNA
4 1 (1.79%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (1.79%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.79%) Data Quality
System Software
1 4 (7.14%) Active Directory
1 4 (7.14%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (5.36%) VMware Server
3 1 (1.79%) Docker
Systems Management
1 2 (3.57%) SCCM
2 1 (1.79%) WSUS
Vendors
1 22 (39.29%) Microsoft
2 10 (17.86%) RedGate
3 5 (8.93%) VMware
4 3 (5.36%) Oracle
5 2 (3.57%) DevExpress
5 2 (3.57%) Sitecore
6 1 (1.79%) Cisco
6 1 (1.79%) Citrix
6 1 (1.79%) Tableau