Period
to 25 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in York 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 25 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
6 months to
25 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 22 27 29
Rank change year-on-year +5 +2 +4
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 2008 6 6 9
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in York 3.77% 3.30% 3.91%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 35.29% 12.50% 14.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 1 6
York median daily rate £210 £183 £250
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +15.07% -27.00% -13.79%
10th Percentile £189 £166 £191
90th Percentile £371 £199 £369
North Yorkshire median daily rate £210 £360 £250
% change year-on-year -41.67% +44.00% -13.79%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
York median hourly rate £21.50 - -
North Yorkshire median hourly rate £21.50 - -

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 York with a requirement for database or business intelligence skills.

All Database and Business Intelligence Skills
York
Contract vacancies with a requirement for database or business intelligence skills 17 48 62
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in York 10.69% 26.37% 26.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 23 43
York median daily rate £250 £375 £335
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -33.33% +11.94% +3.88%
10th Percentile £190 £285 £225
90th Percentile £375 £445 £430
North Yorkshire median daily rate £350 £350 £335
% change year-on-year - +4.48% +4.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 1
York median hourly rate £21.50 - £11.00
10th Percentile £20.75 - £10.50
90th Percentile £22.25 - £11.50
North Yorkshire median hourly rate £21.50 £13.19 £20.50
% change year-on-year +63.06% -35.68% -18.00%

SQL Server 2008
Job Vacancy Trend in York

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

Job vacancy trend for SQL Server 2008 in York

SQL Server 2008
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in York

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

Contractor daily rate trend for SQL Server 2008 in York

SQL Server 2008
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in York

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing SQL Server 2008 in York over the 6 months to 25 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for SQL Server 2008 in York

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

1 6 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 6 (100.00%) SQL
2 4 (66.67%) SharePoint
2 4 (66.67%) SQL Server 2012
3 3 (50.00%) Windows Server 2012
3 3 (50.00%) Office 365
3 3 (50.00%) Windows Server
3 3 (50.00%) MS Exchange
3 3 (50.00%) LAN
3 3 (50.00%) WAN
3 3 (50.00%) Cisco
3 3 (50.00%) Microsoft
3 3 (50.00%) Active Directory
3 3 (50.00%) Citrix
3 3 (50.00%) Windows
3 3 (50.00%) VMware
3 3 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 3 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (16.67%) MVC
4 1 (16.67%) Replication
4 1 (16.67%) Data Quality
4 1 (16.67%) ASP.NET MVC
4 1 (16.67%) Clustering
4 1 (16.67%) C#
4 1 (16.67%) .NET
4 1 (16.67%) Visual Studio
4 1 (16.67%) ASP.NET
4 1 (16.67%) ITIL
4 1 (16.67%) SMS

SQL Server 2008
Co-occurring IT Skills in York 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 (66.67%) SharePoint
2 3 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2010
2 3 (50.00%) MS Exchange
Cloud Services
1 3 (50.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 3 (50.00%) LAN
1 3 (50.00%) WAN
2 1 (16.67%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 4 (66.67%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (16.67%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 1 (16.67%) Visual Studio
Job Titles
1 3 (50.00%) Analyst
1 3 (50.00%) Infrastructure Analyst
2 2 (33.33%) Administrator
3 1 (16.67%) .NET Developer
3 1 (16.67%) DBA
3 1 (16.67%) Developer
3 1 (16.67%) Senior .NET Developer
3 1 (16.67%) Senior Developer
3 1 (16.67%) SQL DBA
3 1 (16.67%) SQL Server DBA
3 1 (16.67%) Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (16.67%) .NET
1 1 (16.67%) ASP.NET
1 1 (16.67%) ASP.NET MVC
Miscellaneous
1 1 (16.67%) Clustering
1 1 (16.67%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 3 (50.00%) Windows
1 3 (50.00%) Windows Server
1 3 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 3 (50.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (16.67%) ITIL
1 1 (16.67%) MVC
1 1 (16.67%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 6 (100.00%) SQL
2 1 (16.67%) C#
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (16.67%) Data Quality
System Software
1 3 (50.00%) Active Directory
1 3 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 3 (50.00%) Cisco
1 3 (50.00%) Citrix
1 3 (50.00%) Microsoft
1 3 (50.00%) VMware