The table below looks at the statistics for SQL Server 2008 skills in IT contracts advertised for the Birmingham region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SQL Server 2008 over the 3 months to 12 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
12 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft SQL Server 2008
Rank 46 42 23
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -19
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 2008 11 13 33
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 1.62% 2.15% 5.77%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 7.01% 12.50% 25.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 10 16
Average daily rate £363 £375 £383
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.33% -1.96%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £238 £300 £223
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £413 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Average hourly rate - £13.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £42.50 £28.69 £31.50
% change year-on-year
+48.13% -8.92%
SQL Server 2008
West Midlands

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Database & Business Intelligence category in contract jobs advertised in the Birmingham region.

Database & Business Intelligence Category
Birmingham
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Database & Business Intelligence category
157 104 132
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 23.16% 17.19% 23.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 107 62 77
Average daily rate £380 £375 £315
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.33% +19.04%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £223
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 3 3
Average hourly rate £16.00 £13.00 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+23.07% -60.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 £32.50 £29.00
% change year-on-year
- +12.06%

SQL Server 2008
Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing SQL Server 2008 across the Birmingham region as a proportion of the total demand within the Database & Business Intelligence category.

SQL Server 2008 Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

SQL Server 2008
Daily Rate Trend in Birmingham

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

SQL Server 2008 Daily Rate Trend in Birmingham

SQL Server 2008
Daily Rate Histogram in Birmingham

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing SQL Server 2008 across the Birmingham region over the 3 months to 12 February 2016.

SQL Server 2008 Daily Rate Histogram in Birmingham

SQL Server 2008
Hourly Rate Trend in Birmingham

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

SQL Server 2008 Hourly Rate Trend in Birmingham

SQL Server 2008
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Birmingham region citing SQL Server 2008 also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited SQL Server 2008.

1 30 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 22 (73.33%) SQL
3 21 (70.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 20 (66.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 18 (60.00%) T-SQL
6 17 (56.67%) Business Intelligence
6 17 (56.67%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 15 (50.00%) Data Warehouse
8 12 (40.00%) SQL Server 2012
8 12 (40.00%) Performance Tuning
9 11 (36.67%) Microsoft Analysis Services
9 11 (36.67%) Microsoft
10 10 (33.33%) Oracle
10 10 (33.33%) QlikView
11 9 (30.00%) SQL Server 2005
12 8 (26.67%) Stakeholder Engagement
12 8 (26.67%) Informix
12 8 (26.67%) Data Modelling
13 7 (23.33%) ETL
13 7 (23.33%) Windows
14 5 (16.67%) Windows Server 2008
14 5 (16.67%) Windows Server
14 5 (16.67%) .NET
15 4 (13.33%) Replication
15 4 (13.33%) C#
16 3 (10.00%) ASP.NET
16 3 (10.00%) Migration
16 3 (10.00%) Windows Server 2003
17 2 (6.67%) Data Centre
17 2 (6.67%) Relational Database

SQL Server 2008
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Birmingham region citing SQL Server 2008 also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited SQL Server 2008. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 2 (6.67%) IIS
1 2 (6.67%) SharePoint
2 1 (3.33%) Exchange Server 2007
2 1 (3.33%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (3.33%) Exchange Server 2013
2 1 (3.33%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 2 (6.67%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.33%) Cisco IOS
1 1 (3.33%) DHCP
1 1 (3.33%) DNS
1 1 (3.33%) Firewall
1 1 (3.33%) LAN
1 1 (3.33%) TCP/IP
1 1 (3.33%) WAN
1 1 (3.33%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 30 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 21 (70.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 20 (66.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 17 (56.67%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 15 (50.00%) Data Warehouse
6 12 (40.00%) SQL Server 2012
7 11 (36.67%) Microsoft Analysis Services
8 10 (33.33%) QlikView
9 9 (30.00%) SQL Server 2005
10 8 (26.67%) Informix
11 2 (6.67%) Data Mining
11 2 (6.67%) Oracle Database
11 2 (6.67%) Relational Database
11 2 (6.67%) SQL Server 2000
12 1 (3.33%) Microsoft Power View
12 1 (3.33%) OLAP
12 1 (3.33%) PowerPivot
12 1 (3.33%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 1 (3.33%) Moq
1 1 (3.33%) ReSharper
1 1 (3.33%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 2 (6.67%) Banking
1 2 (6.67%) Billing
1 2 (6.67%) Finance
1 2 (6.67%) Retail
2 1 (3.33%) Advertising
2 1 (3.33%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 14 (46.67%) Developer
2 8 (26.67%) Architect
2 8 (26.67%) Data Architect
3 7 (23.33%) Business Intelligence Developer
3 7 (23.33%) DBA
4 6 (20.00%) SQL DBA
5 5 (16.67%) SQL Server DBA
6 3 (10.00%) .NET Developer
6 3 (10.00%) QlikView Architect
6 3 (10.00%) SQL Developer
7 2 (6.67%) Business Developer
7 2 (6.67%) ETL Developer
7 2 (6.67%) QlikView Developer
8 1 (3.33%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
8 1 (3.33%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Support
8 1 (3.33%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
8 1 (3.33%) Data Migration Developer
8 1 (3.33%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
8 1 (3.33%) JavaScript Developer
8 1 (3.33%) Report Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (16.67%) .NET
2 3 (10.00%) ASP.NET
3 2 (6.67%) ASP.NET MVC
3 2 (6.67%) MDX
4 1 (3.33%) .NET Framework
4 1 (3.33%) ADO.NET
4 1 (3.33%) Castle Windsor
4 1 (3.33%) CSS
4 1 (3.33%) Entity Framework
4 1 (3.33%) HTML
4 1 (3.33%) jQuery
4 1 (3.33%) NHibernate
4 1 (3.33%) Razor View Engine
4 1 (3.33%) WCF
4 1 (3.33%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 4 (13.33%) Replication
2 2 (6.67%) Data Centre
3 1 (3.33%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (3.33%) Clustering
3 1 (3.33%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 7 (23.33%) Windows
2 5 (16.67%) Windows Server
2 5 (16.67%) Windows Server 2008
3 3 (10.00%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (3.33%) Unix
4 1 (3.33%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (56.67%) Business Intelligence
2 12 (40.00%) Performance Tuning
3 8 (26.67%) Data Modelling
3 8 (26.67%) Stakeholder Engagement
4 7 (23.33%) ETL
5 3 (10.00%) Migration
6 2 (6.67%) Agile Software Development
6 2 (6.67%) Database Tuning
6 2 (6.67%) Disaster Recovery
6 2 (6.67%) High Availability
6 2 (6.67%) MVC
6 2 (6.67%) OO
6 2 (6.67%) Release Management
7 1 (3.33%) Business Continuity
7 1 (3.33%) Data Migration
7 1 (3.33%) Project Planning
7 1 (3.33%) Requirements Analysis
7 1 (3.33%) Software Engineering
7 1 (3.33%) TDD
7 1 (3.33%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 22 (73.33%) SQL
2 18 (60.00%) T-SQL
3 4 (13.33%) C#
4 1 (3.33%) C
4 1 (3.33%) JavaScript
4 1 (3.33%) VBA
Qualifications
1 1 (3.33%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 1 (3.33%) Active Directory
1 1 (3.33%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 1 (3.33%) HP SIM
1 1 (3.33%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 11 (36.67%) Microsoft
2 10 (33.33%) Oracle
3 1 (3.33%) arcserve
3 1 (3.33%) Cisco
3 1 (3.33%) HP
3 1 (3.33%) Sybase
3 1 (3.33%) VMware
Birmingham
Nigel Frank International
Rate: £300 - £450 per day
Posted: 14 days ago