Period
to 16 January 2019

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 16 January 2019 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
16 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 168 104 116
Rank change year-on-year -64 +12 +29
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 2008 21 75 88
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 0.43% 1.70% 1.79%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 1.95% 8.12% 7.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 54 63
Yorkshire median daily rate £340 £340 £340
10th Percentile £278 £263 £226
90th Percentile £386 £388 £403
England median daily rate £405 £400 £363
% change year-on-year +1.31% +10.34% -3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 3
Yorkshire median hourly rate £12.50 £21.50 £13.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -41.86% +59.26% +25.58%
England median hourly rate £17.50 £40.00 £39.20
% change year-on-year -56.25% +2.04% +47.92%

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 1,075 924 1,230
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 22.11% 20.99% 25.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 747 618 821
Yorkshire median daily rate £415 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.75% +6.67% -
10th Percentile £304 £300 £275
90th Percentile £567 £541 £538
England median daily rate £480 £470 £428
% change year-on-year +2.13% +9.94% +0.59%
Number of hourly rates quoted 25 2 13
Yorkshire median hourly rate £16.87 £32.75 £24.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -48.49% +36.46% +37.14%
10th Percentile £12.68 £23.03 £13.50
90th Percentile £23.44 £42.28 £31.50
England median hourly rate £35.00 £31.23 £27.50
% change year-on-year +12.07% +13.56% -8.33%

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 16 January 2019.

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 16 January 2019. 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 -41 16 £340 - 12
North Yorkshire +2 4 £300 -20.00% 1
South Yorkshire -24 1 £350 +2.94% 3
SQL Server 2008
England

For the 6 months to 16 January 2019, 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 Yorkshire region with a requirement for SQL Server 2008.

1 21 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 14 (66.67%) SQL
3 10 (47.62%) Microsoft
3 10 (47.62%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 9 (42.86%) C#
4 9 (42.86%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 8 (38.10%) .NET
5 8 (38.10%) Problem-Solving
6 7 (33.33%) T-SQL
7 6 (28.57%) Finance
7 6 (28.57%) ETL
8 5 (23.81%) Data Warehouse
8 5 (23.81%) Business Intelligence
8 5 (23.81%) SQL Server 2016
8 5 (23.81%) Performance Tuning
8 5 (23.81%) Analytical Skills
9 4 (19.05%) Team Foundation Server
9 4 (19.05%) Amazon AWS
9 4 (19.05%) SQL Server 2012
9 4 (19.05%) DNS
9 4 (19.05%) HTML
9 4 (19.05%) CSS
9 4 (19.05%) Windows
9 4 (19.05%) Scrum
9 4 (19.05%) Retail
10 3 (14.29%) Asset Management
10 3 (14.29%) Back Office
10 3 (14.29%) MVC
10 3 (14.29%) Risk Management
10 3 (14.29%) MCSE

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 3 (14.29%) Exchange Server 2010
1 3 (14.29%) MS Exchange
1 3 (14.29%) SharePoint
1 3 (14.29%) SharePoint 2013
2 1 (4.76%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 1 (4.76%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (4.76%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 4 (19.05%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (14.29%) AWS Lambda
2 3 (14.29%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (14.29%) Office 365
2 3 (14.29%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 4 (19.05%) DNS
2 1 (4.76%) DHCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 10 (47.62%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 9 (42.86%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 5 (23.81%) Data Warehouse
4 5 (23.81%) SQL Server 2016
5 4 (19.05%) SQL Server 2012
6 3 (14.29%) MongoDB
6 3 (14.29%) QlikView
7 2 (9.52%) Relational Database
7 2 (9.52%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 1 (4.76%) Amazon RDS
8 1 (4.76%) Microsoft Analysis Services
8 1 (4.76%) MS Access
8 1 (4.76%) Oracle Database
8 1 (4.76%) SQL Server 2005
8 1 (4.76%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 4 (19.05%) Team Foundation Server
2 3 (14.29%) Octopus Deploy
3 2 (9.52%) Visual Studio
General
1 6 (28.57%) Finance
2 4 (19.05%) Retail
3 3 (14.29%) Back Office
4 1 (4.76%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 12 (57.14%) Developer
2 7 (33.33%) SQL Developer
3 3 (14.29%) Administrator
3 3 (14.29%) Analyst
3 3 (14.29%) C# Developer
3 3 (14.29%) DBA
3 3 (14.29%) Office 365 Administrator
3 3 (14.29%) Senior Developer
3 3 (14.29%) Senior SQL Developer
3 3 (14.29%) SharePoint Administrator
3 3 (14.29%) SQL DBA
4 2 (9.52%) SQL Server Developer
5 1 (4.76%) Applications Support Analyst
5 1 (4.76%) ASP.NET Developer
5 1 (4.76%) Data Migration Analyst
5 1 (4.76%) Database Developer
5 1 (4.76%) ETL Developer
5 1 (4.76%) Software Support Analyst
5 1 (4.76%) SQL Server DBA
5 1 (4.76%) Technical Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (38.10%) .NET
2 4 (19.05%) CSS
2 4 (19.05%) HTML
3 3 (14.29%) .NET Core
3 3 (14.29%) AngularJS
3 3 (14.29%) RxJS
4 2 (9.52%) .NET Framework
4 2 (9.52%) CSS3
4 2 (9.52%) HTML5
4 2 (9.52%) jQuery
5 1 (4.76%) ASP.NET
5 1 (4.76%) ASP.NET MVC
5 1 (4.76%) JSON
5 1 (4.76%) Web Services
5 1 (4.76%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 5 (23.81%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (9.52%) NHS
2 2 (9.52%) Self-Motivation
2 2 (9.52%) User Experience
3 1 (4.76%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 4 (19.05%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (38.10%) Problem-Solving
2 6 (28.57%) ETL
3 5 (23.81%) Business Intelligence
3 5 (23.81%) Performance Tuning
4 4 (19.05%) Scrum
5 3 (14.29%) Analytical Thinking
5 3 (14.29%) Asset Management
5 3 (14.29%) Kimball Methodology
5 3 (14.29%) MVC
5 3 (14.29%) Portfolio Management
5 3 (14.29%) Risk Management
5 3 (14.29%) TDD
5 3 (14.29%) Unit Testing
6 2 (9.52%) Data Migration
6 2 (9.52%) Migration
6 2 (9.52%) MVVM
7 1 (4.76%) Agile Software Development
7 1 (4.76%) B2B
7 1 (4.76%) Change Management
7 1 (4.76%) Security Management
Programming Languages
1 14 (66.67%) SQL
2 9 (42.86%) C#
3 7 (33.33%) T-SQL
4 3 (14.29%) Python
4 3 (14.29%) TypeScript
5 2 (9.52%) JavaScript
5 2 (9.52%) VB
Qualifications
1 3 (14.29%) MCITP
1 3 (14.29%) MCSE
1 3 (14.29%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.76%) PMO
System Software
1 1 (4.76%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (4.76%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
Vendors
1 10 (47.62%) Microsoft
2 3 (14.29%) RedGate
3 1 (4.76%) CommVault
3 1 (4.76%) Oracle