The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in 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 29 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.

Microsoft SQL Server 2008
England / Yorkshire
3 months to
29 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 99 93 66
Rank change year-on-year -6 -27  
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 2008 23 47 72
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 1.08% 1.63% 2.69%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 4.55% 6.81% 9.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 33 47
Median daily rate £340 £363 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -6.20% +11.53%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £312 £248 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £390 £476 £350
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £353 £330
% change year-on-year -0.70% +6.81%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 1
Median hourly rate £19.00 £24.50 £18.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -22.44% +32.43%  
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 Yorkshire with a requirement for database and business intelligence skills.

Contract Database & Business Intelligence Skills
Yorkshire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for database and business intelligence skills 506 690 746
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Yorkshire 23.83% 24.00% 27.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 326 500 495
Median daily rate £375 £388 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.22% +10.71%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £725 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 13 9
Median hourly rate £19.00 £21.00 £19.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -9.52% +6.32%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.68 £15.75 £13.24
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £34.79 £24.50 £35.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £34.24 £32.50 £32.50
% change year-on-year +5.35% -  

SQL Server 2008
Job Vacancy Trend in Yorkshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in 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 Yorkshire

SQL Server 2008
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Yorkshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for SQL Server 2008 in Yorkshire

SQL Server 2008
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Yorkshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing SQL Server 2008 in Yorkshire over the 3 months to 29 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for SQL Server 2008 in Yorkshire

SQL Server 2008
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Yorkshire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for SQL Server 2008 in Yorkshire

SQL Server 2008
Contract Job Locations in 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 Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 29 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
West Yorkshire -4 16 £340 -15.00% 10
South Yorkshire +2 4 £340 +0.74%
North Yorkshire - 3 £338 - 1
SQL Server 2008
England

For the 6 months to 29 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 Yorkshire region with a requirement for SQL Server 2008.

1 67 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 55 (82.09%) SQL
3 34 (50.75%) SQL Server 2012
4 30 (44.78%) Microsoft
5 29 (43.28%) SQL Server 2014
6 27 (40.30%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 26 (38.81%) T-SQL
8 23 (34.33%) C#
8 23 (34.33%) .NET
9 19 (28.36%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 17 (25.37%) ETL
11 16 (23.88%) Windows
12 15 (22.39%) ASP.NET
13 14 (20.90%) Agile Software Development
14 13 (19.40%) .NET Framework
14 13 (19.40%) ASP.NET Web API
15 12 (17.91%) SQL Server 2005
15 12 (17.91%) MVC
16 11 (16.42%) MS Excel
16 11 (16.42%) ASP.NET MVC
16 11 (16.42%) Entity Framework
17 10 (14.93%) High Availability
17 10 (14.93%) Visual Studio
17 10 (14.93%) Oracle
17 10 (14.93%) Migration
18 8 (11.94%) MSMQ
18 8 (11.94%) Continuous Integration
18 8 (11.94%) Relational Database
18 8 (11.94%) Windows Server
19 7 (10.45%) jQuery

SQL Server 2008
Co-occurring IT Skills in 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 6 (8.96%) SharePoint
2 4 (5.97%) MS Exchange
3 3 (4.48%) Exchange Server 2010
4 2 (2.99%) IIS
4 2 (2.99%) NServiceBus
5 1 (1.49%) Exchange Server 2003
5 1 (1.49%) SharePoint 2010
5 1 (1.49%) SharePoint 2013
5 1 (1.49%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 11 (16.42%) MS Excel
2 3 (4.48%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 3 (4.48%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 3 (4.48%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (1.49%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (2.99%) Firewall
1 2 (2.99%) Internet
1 2 (2.99%) LAN
1 2 (2.99%) VPN
1 2 (2.99%) WAN
2 1 (1.49%) NAS
2 1 (1.49%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 67 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 34 (50.75%) SQL Server 2012
3 29 (43.28%) SQL Server 2014
4 27 (40.30%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 19 (28.36%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 12 (17.91%) SQL Server 2005
7 8 (11.94%) Relational Database
8 7 (10.45%) Data Warehouse
8 7 (10.45%) RDBMS
9 6 (8.96%) Oracle Database
9 6 (8.96%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 5 (7.46%) SQL Server 2000
11 4 (5.97%) Oracle Database 12c
12 3 (4.48%) Oracle Database 10g
12 3 (4.48%) Oracle Database 11g
13 2 (2.99%) Oracle8/8i Database
13 2 (2.99%) Oracle9i Database
13 2 (2.99%) Power BI
13 2 (2.99%) SQL Server 2016
14 1 (1.49%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 10 (14.93%) Visual Studio
2 6 (8.96%) TeamCity
3 3 (4.48%) JIRA
3 3 (4.48%) Mercurial
3 3 (4.48%) ReSharper
3 3 (4.48%) Subversion
3 3 (4.48%) YouTrack
4 2 (2.99%) Team Foundation Server
5 1 (1.49%) Dreamweaver
5 1 (1.49%) FxCop
5 1 (1.49%) Selenium
5 1 (1.49%) StyleCop
General
1 4 (5.97%) Finance
2 3 (4.48%) Retail
3 2 (2.99%) Advertising
4 1 (1.49%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 38 (56.72%) Developer
2 22 (32.84%) SQL Developer
3 17 (25.37%) DBA
4 15 (22.39%) SQL DBA
5 12 (17.91%) .NET Developer
6 10 (14.93%) C# Developer
7 7 (10.45%) Administrator
7 7 (10.45%) SSIS Developer
7 7 (10.45%) T-SQL Developer
8 6 (8.96%) C# .NET Developer
9 5 (7.46%) ASP.NET Developer
9 5 (7.46%) Data Migration Engineer
9 5 (7.46%) Migration Engineer
10 4 (5.97%) C# ASP.NET Developer
10 4 (5.97%) ETL Developer
10 4 (5.97%) Oracle DBA
10 4 (5.97%) Senior Developer
10 4 (5.97%) WinForms Developer
11 3 (4.48%) Data Engineer
11 3 (4.48%) Senior SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (34.33%) .NET
2 15 (22.39%) ASP.NET
3 13 (19.40%) .NET Framework
3 13 (19.40%) ASP.NET Web API
4 11 (16.42%) ASP.NET MVC
4 11 (16.42%) Entity Framework
5 8 (11.94%) MSMQ
6 7 (10.45%) jQuery
6 7 (10.45%) RabbitMQ
7 5 (7.46%) WCF
8 4 (5.97%) ASP.NET MVC 3
8 4 (5.97%) WinForms
8 4 (5.97%) XML
9 3 (4.48%) AngularJS
9 3 (4.48%) HTML
9 3 (4.48%) LINQ
9 3 (4.48%) XSLT
10 2 (2.99%) CSS
11 1 (1.49%) WAP
11 1 (1.49%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 4 (5.97%) Clustering
2 3 (4.48%) Mobile App
3 2 (2.99%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (2.99%) Computer Science
4 1 (1.49%) Driving Licence
4 1 (1.49%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 1 (1.49%) NHS
4 1 (1.49%) Private Cloud
4 1 (1.49%) RIA
Operating Systems
1 16 (23.88%) Windows
2 8 (11.94%) Windows Server
3 5 (7.46%) Windows Server 2008
3 5 (7.46%) Windows Server 2012
4 2 (2.99%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (1.49%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (25.37%) ETL
2 14 (20.90%) Agile Software Development
3 12 (17.91%) MVC
4 10 (14.93%) High Availability
4 10 (14.93%) Migration
5 8 (11.94%) Continuous Integration
6 7 (10.45%) OO
6 7 (10.45%) TDD
7 6 (8.96%) Software Architecture
7 6 (8.96%) SOLID
8 5 (7.46%) Business Intelligence
8 5 (7.46%) Data Migration
8 5 (7.46%) Performance Tuning
9 4 (5.97%) Disaster Recovery
10 3 (4.48%) Automated Testing
10 3 (4.48%) CRM
10 3 (4.48%) Infrastructure Management
10 3 (4.48%) Mobile Application Development
10 3 (4.48%) Use Case
10 3 (4.48%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 55 (82.09%) SQL
2 26 (38.81%) T-SQL
3 23 (34.33%) C#
4 6 (8.96%) JavaScript
5 3 (4.48%) PowerShell
5 3 (4.48%) VB.NET
6 2 (2.99%) Java
6 2 (2.99%) Python
6 2 (2.99%) R
7 1 (1.49%) C
7 1 (1.49%) Delphi
7 1 (1.49%) VB
Qualifications
1 7 (10.45%) Degree
2 3 (4.48%) HNC
2 3 (4.48%) Microsoft Certification
2 3 (4.48%) Security Cleared
3 1 (1.49%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (1.49%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
3 1 (1.49%) MCP
3 1 (1.49%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.99%) Data Quality
1 2 (2.99%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (4.48%) Active Directory
2 2 (2.99%) Hyper-V
3 1 (1.49%) Oracle RAC
3 1 (1.49%) VMware ESX
3 1 (1.49%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (1.49%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 4 (5.97%) Oracle RMAN
2 1 (1.49%) Data Guard
2 1 (1.49%) Microsoft Clustering
2 1 (1.49%) SCCM
Vendors
1 30 (44.78%) Microsoft
2 10 (14.93%) Oracle
3 4 (5.97%) VMware
4 3 (4.48%) DevExpress
4 3 (4.48%) IDERA
4 3 (4.48%) RedGate
4 3 (4.48%) Xamarin
5 2 (2.99%) Cisco
5 2 (2.99%) Citrix
5 2 (2.99%) Veeam
6 1 (1.49%) Nintex
6 1 (1.49%) Tableau
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