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 29 August 2014 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
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft SQL Server 2008
Rank 43 21 20
Rank change year-on-year
-22 -1
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 2008 20 45 39
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 2.61% 6.82% 5.80%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 14.18% 27.95% 22.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 38 32
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£350 £360 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.77% +12.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £185 £250 £227
10% offered a daily rate of more than £394 £433 £416
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £325 £320
% change year-on-year
- +1.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £30.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-34.42% +1.66%
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
141 161 173
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 18.43% 24.39% 25.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 89 116 90
Average daily rate £350 £360 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.77% +10.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £252 £250 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £490 £418
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 2
Average hourly rate £12.50 £37.00 £32.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-66.21% +15.62%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £31.00 £32.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-4.61% +8.33%

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 29 August 2014.

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 29 August 2014, 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 28 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 19 (67.86%) SQL Server 2005
3 14 (50.00%) SQL
4 11 (39.29%) T-SQL
5 10 (35.71%) C#
5 10 (35.71%) .NET
5 10 (35.71%) Windows
6 9 (32.14%) ASP.NET
6 9 (32.14%) Windows Server 2008
7 8 (28.57%) WCF
7 8 (28.57%) Windows Server 2003
7 8 (28.57%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 7 (25.00%) Active Directory
8 7 (25.00%) BizTalk Server
8 7 (25.00%) XML
9 6 (21.43%) vSphere
9 6 (21.43%) VMware Infrastructure
9 6 (21.43%) Business Intelligence
9 6 (21.43%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 6 (21.43%) VMware
10 5 (17.86%) SQL Server 2000
10 5 (17.86%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 4 (14.29%) NetApp
11 4 (14.29%) CRM
11 4 (14.29%) Dynamics CRM
12 3 (10.71%) MVC
12 3 (10.71%) Migration
12 3 (10.71%) SharePoint
12 3 (10.71%) Microsoft
12 3 (10.71%) SQL Server 2012

SQL Server 2008
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, 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 7 (25.00%) BizTalk Server
2 3 (10.71%) SharePoint
3 1 (3.57%) IIS
3 1 (3.57%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 2 (7.14%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 4 (14.29%) Dynamics CRM
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.57%) Kerberos
1 1 (3.57%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 28 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 19 (67.86%) SQL Server 2005
3 8 (28.57%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 6 (21.43%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 5 (17.86%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 5 (17.86%) SQL Server 2000
6 3 (10.71%) SQL Server 2012
7 2 (7.14%) OLAP
7 2 (7.14%) Microsoft Analysis Services
8 1 (3.57%) Data Warehouse
8 1 (3.57%) DTS
8 1 (3.57%) RDBMS
8 1 (3.57%) Oracle Database
8 1 (3.57%) Relational Database
General
1 1 (3.57%) Finance
Job Titles
1 12 (42.86%) Developer
2 7 (25.00%) BizTalk Developer
3 5 (17.86%) DBA
3 5 (17.86%) Applications Support
4 4 (14.29%) 3rd Line Support
4 4 (14.29%) Support Technician
4 4 (14.29%) SQL DBA
4 4 (14.29%) Applications Support Technician
4 4 (14.29%) 3rd Line Support Technician
5 3 (10.71%) .NET Developer
5 3 (10.71%) SQL Server DBA
6 2 (7.14%) ASP.NET Developer
6 2 (7.14%) Team Leader
6 2 (7.14%) Analyst
6 2 (7.14%) Administrator
6 2 (7.14%) Business Intelligence Analyst
6 2 (7.14%) Business Intelligence Developer
7 1 (3.57%) C# Developer
7 1 (3.57%) SQL Server BI Developer
7 1 (3.57%) C# ASP.NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (35.71%) .NET
2 9 (32.14%) ASP.NET
3 8 (28.57%) WCF
4 7 (25.00%) XML
5 2 (7.14%) MDX
6 1 (3.57%) CSS
6 1 (3.57%) jQuery
6 1 (3.57%) ASP.NET MVC
6 1 (3.57%) ASP.NET MVC 3
6 1 (3.57%) ASP.NET MVC 4
6 1 (3.57%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (7.14%) NHS
1 2 (7.14%) Replication
1 2 (7.14%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 10 (35.71%) Windows
2 9 (32.14%) Windows Server 2008
3 8 (28.57%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (21.43%) Business Intelligence
2 4 (14.29%) CRM
3 3 (10.71%) MVC
3 3 (10.71%) Migration
4 2 (7.14%) ITIL
4 2 (7.14%) Performance Tuning
5 1 (3.57%) ETL
5 1 (3.57%) Data Security
5 1 (3.57%) Scrum
5 1 (3.57%) Requirements Management
5 1 (3.57%) Data Migration
5 1 (3.57%) Network Architecture
5 1 (3.57%) Software Deployment
5 1 (3.57%) Data Transformation
Programming Languages
1 14 (50.00%) SQL
2 11 (39.29%) T-SQL
3 10 (35.71%) C#
4 1 (3.57%) JavaScript
4 1 (3.57%) PL/SQL
4 1 (3.57%) VBScript
4 1 (3.57%) VB
4 1 (3.57%) VBA
4 1 (3.57%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 2 (7.14%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 7 (25.00%) Active Directory
2 6 (21.43%) VMware Infrastructure
2 6 (21.43%) vSphere
3 1 (3.57%) Oracle RMAN
Systems Management
1 1 (3.57%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 6 (21.43%) VMware
2 4 (14.29%) NetApp
3 3 (10.71%) Microsoft
4 1 (3.57%) Oracle
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