Period
to 18 November 2017

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 6 months to 18 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
England > Yorkshire
6 months to
18 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 109 131 108
Rank change year-on-year +22 -23 -49
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 2008 81 78 115
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 1.85% 1.42% 1.85%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 8.32% 5.75% 7.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 61 48 88
Yorkshire median daily rate £340 £330 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.03% +1.54% +5.69%
10th Percentile £263 £221 £259
90th Percentile £388 £446 £432
England median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year +6.67% - +5.63%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 3 2
Yorkshire median hourly rate £21.50 £13.50 £10.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +59.26% +25.58% -52.22%
10th Percentile £20.75 £12.90 £9.23
90th Percentile £22.25 £13.50 £13.28
England median hourly rate £38.50 £29.66 £26.00
% change year-on-year +29.80% +14.08% +18.18%

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 Yorkshire with a requirement for database or business intelligence skills.

All Database and Business Intelligence Skills
Yorkshire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for database or business intelligence skills 973 1356 1634
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 22.28% 24.76% 26.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 657 926 1110
Yorkshire median daily rate £400 £380 £365
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.26% +4.11% +8.15%
10th Percentile £305 £281 £270
90th Percentile £538 £538 £512
England median daily rate £455 £425 £413
% change year-on-year +7.06% +3.03% +3.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 22 23
Yorkshire median hourly rate £21.75 £14.25 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +52.63% -18.57% +9.38%
10th Percentile £11.75 £12.30 £9.20
90th Percentile £37.85 £31.50 £37.04
England median hourly rate £31.50 £28.00 £28.00
% change year-on-year +12.50% - +16.67%

SQL Server 2008
Job Vacancy Trend in Yorkshire

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

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 6 months to 18 November 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 6 months to 18 November 2017. 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
West Yorkshire +22 57 £340 -1.45% 11
South Yorkshire +17 15 £340 +13.33% 1
North Yorkshire +3 6 £210 -42.07% 1
East Yorkshire - 1 £368 -
SQL Server 2008
England

For the 6 months to 18 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 Yorkshire region with a requirement for SQL Server 2008.

1 81 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 62 (76.54%) SQL
3 42 (51.85%) Microsoft
4 38 (46.91%) SQL Server 2012
5 32 (39.51%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 32 (39.51%) .NET
6 30 (37.04%) C#
7 27 (33.33%) ASP.NET
8 23 (28.40%) T-SQL
9 20 (24.69%) Agile Software Development
9 20 (24.69%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 18 (22.22%) Finance
10 18 (22.22%) Migration
10 18 (22.22%) Octopus Deploy
11 17 (20.99%) SQL Server 2014
11 17 (20.99%) ETL
12 16 (19.75%) MVC
13 15 (18.52%) Business Intelligence
13 15 (18.52%) Performance Tuning
14 14 (17.28%) Twitter Bootstrap
15 13 (16.05%) SQL Server 2016
16 12 (14.81%) Windows
17 11 (13.58%) Visual Studio
17 11 (13.58%) Analytical Skills
18 10 (12.35%) Power BI
18 10 (12.35%) RedGate
18 10 (12.35%) ASP.NET MVC
18 10 (12.35%) QlikView
18 10 (12.35%) MCSE
18 10 (12.35%) HTML

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 9 (11.11%) SharePoint
2 5 (6.17%) SharePoint 2010
3 4 (4.94%) IIS
3 4 (4.94%) SharePoint 2013
4 3 (3.70%) Exchange Server 2010
4 3 (3.70%) MS Exchange
5 1 (1.23%) CMS
Applications
1 2 (2.47%) Microsoft Excel
1 2 (2.47%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 2 (2.47%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 4 (4.94%) Office 365
2 1 (1.23%) Dynamics 365
2 1 (1.23%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 4 (4.94%) LAN
1 4 (4.94%) WAN
2 3 (3.70%) Kerberos
3 2 (2.47%) SSL
4 1 (1.23%) DMVPN
4 1 (1.23%) DNS
4 1 (1.23%) Fibre Channel
4 1 (1.23%) Firewall
4 1 (1.23%) HSRP
4 1 (1.23%) Internet
4 1 (1.23%) IPsec
4 1 (1.23%) iSCSI
4 1 (1.23%) MPLS
4 1 (1.23%) SAN
4 1 (1.23%) SMS
4 1 (1.23%) VLAN
4 1 (1.23%) VPLS
4 1 (1.23%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 81 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 38 (46.91%) SQL Server 2012
3 32 (39.51%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 20 (24.69%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 17 (20.99%) SQL Server 2014
6 13 (16.05%) SQL Server 2016
7 10 (12.35%) Power BI
7 10 (12.35%) QlikView
8 9 (11.11%) Data Warehouse
9 4 (4.94%) Oracle Database
10 3 (3.70%) Oracle9i Database
10 3 (3.70%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 2 (2.47%) DTS
11 2 (2.47%) OLAP
11 2 (2.47%) Relational Database
11 2 (2.47%) SQL Server 2005
12 1 (1.23%) BusinessObjects
12 1 (1.23%) Microsoft Analysis Services
12 1 (1.23%) OLAP Cube
12 1 (1.23%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 18 (22.22%) Octopus Deploy
2 11 (13.58%) Visual Studio
3 5 (6.17%) ReSharper
3 5 (6.17%) Subversion
3 5 (6.17%) TeamCity
3 5 (6.17%) YouTrack
4 3 (3.70%) Git (software)
4 3 (3.70%) Team Foundation Server
5 2 (2.47%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 18 (22.22%) Finance
2 1 (1.23%) Advertising
2 1 (1.23%) Law
2 1 (1.23%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 60 (74.07%) Developer
2 36 (44.44%) SQL Developer
3 25 (30.86%) .NET Developer
4 21 (25.93%) Senior Developer
5 14 (17.28%) C# Developer
6 13 (16.05%) ASP.NET Developer
6 13 (16.05%) Senior SQL Developer
7 12 (14.81%) Senior .NET Developer
8 9 (11.11%) C# .NET Developer
8 9 (11.11%) C# ASP.NET Developer
8 9 (11.11%) SQL Server Developer
8 9 (11.11%) T-SQL Developer
9 8 (9.88%) Administrator
9 8 (9.88%) DBA
9 8 (9.88%) Lead .NET Developer
9 8 (9.88%) Lead Developer
10 7 (8.64%) Business Intelligence Developer
10 7 (8.64%) SQL DBA
11 6 (7.41%) SSIS Developer
12 5 (6.17%) Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 32 (39.51%) .NET
2 27 (33.33%) ASP.NET
3 14 (17.28%) Twitter Bootstrap
4 10 (12.35%) ASP.NET MVC
4 10 (12.35%) CSS
4 10 (12.35%) HTML
5 9 (11.11%) .NET Framework
5 9 (11.11%) AngularJS
5 9 (11.11%) ASP.NET Core
5 9 (11.11%) ASP.NET Web API
5 9 (11.11%) CSS3
5 9 (11.11%) HTML5
5 9 (11.11%) RESTful
5 9 (11.11%) Sass
6 5 (6.17%) ASP.NET MVC 5
6 5 (6.17%) jQuery
6 5 (6.17%) Razor View Engine
6 5 (6.17%) WCF
6 5 (6.17%) WinForms
7 1 (1.23%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 11 (13.58%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (8.64%) Clustering
3 5 (6.17%) Replication
4 3 (3.70%) Enterprise Storage
5 2 (2.47%) NHS
6 1 (1.23%) Greenfield Project
6 1 (1.23%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 12 (14.81%) Windows
2 5 (6.17%) Windows Server
2 5 (6.17%) Windows Server 2012
3 4 (4.94%) Windows Server 2008
4 3 (3.70%) MVS
5 2 (2.47%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (1.23%) Linux
6 1 (1.23%) Mac OS
6 1 (1.23%) Windows 7
6 1 (1.23%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (24.69%) Agile Software Development
2 18 (22.22%) Migration
3 17 (20.99%) ETL
4 16 (19.75%) MVC
5 15 (18.52%) Business Intelligence
5 15 (18.52%) Performance Tuning
6 10 (12.35%) Web Development
7 9 (11.11%) Analytical Thinking
7 9 (11.11%) Data Migration
7 9 (11.11%) E-Commerce
7 9 (11.11%) Microservices
7 9 (11.11%) SOA
7 9 (11.11%) TDD
8 8 (9.88%) ITIL
8 8 (9.88%) Scrum
9 5 (6.17%) Continuous Integration
9 5 (6.17%) Test Automation
9 5 (6.17%) Use Case
10 4 (4.94%) Load Balancing
11 3 (3.70%) Infrastructure Management
Programming Languages
1 62 (76.54%) SQL
2 30 (37.04%) C#
3 23 (28.40%) T-SQL
4 10 (12.35%) JavaScript
5 8 (9.88%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 10 (12.35%) MCSE
1 10 (12.35%) Microsoft Certification
2 9 (11.11%) MCITP
3 2 (2.47%) Degree
4 1 (1.23%) CCNA
4 1 (1.23%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (1.23%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.47%) Data Quality
2 1 (1.23%) SLA
System Software
1 8 (9.88%) Active Directory
2 7 (8.64%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (3.70%) VMware Server
4 2 (2.47%) Hyper-V
5 1 (1.23%) Firmware
5 1 (1.23%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 2 (2.47%) SCCM
2 1 (1.23%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
2 1 (1.23%) SCDPM
2 1 (1.23%) WSUS
Vendors
1 42 (51.85%) Microsoft
2 10 (12.35%) RedGate
3 9 (11.11%) VMware
4 5 (6.17%) DevExpress
5 4 (4.94%) Cisco
5 4 (4.94%) Citrix
5 4 (4.94%) Oracle
6 2 (2.47%) Sitecore
7 1 (1.23%) Dell
7 1 (1.23%) HP
7 1 (1.23%) Tableau
7 1 (1.23%) Veeam