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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SQL Server 2008 over the 3 months to 25 February 2017 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
25 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft SQL Server 2008
West Midlands / Birmingham
Rank 52 44 45
Rank change year-on-year
-8 +1
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 2008 4 15 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 0.62% 2.35% 1.77%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 3.13% 9.74% 8.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 11 9
Median daily rate £375 £350 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £255 £200 £339
10% offered a daily rate of more than £495 £450 £395
UK excluding London median daily rate £359 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £13.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £39.50 £42.50 £28.69
% change year-on-year
-7.05% +48.13%

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
128 154 123
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 19.94% 24.10% 19.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 75 102 67
Median daily rate £400 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £287 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £475 £490
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 5 3
Median hourly rate £14.50 £16.00 £13.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-9.37% +23.07%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £32.50 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -

SQL Server 2008
Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Birmingham region citing SQL Server 2008 as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 25 February 2017.

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 25 February 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 Birmingham region with a requirement for SQL Server 2008.

1 13 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 7 (53.85%) .NET
2 7 (53.85%) Finance
2 7 (53.85%) Agile Software Development
3 6 (46.15%) JavaScript
3 6 (46.15%) SQL
3 6 (46.15%) Performance Tuning
3 6 (46.15%) Relational Database
4 5 (38.46%) AngularJS
4 5 (38.46%) Hazelcast
4 5 (38.46%) SOLID
4 5 (38.46%) Spring Boot
4 5 (38.46%) Visualisation
4 5 (38.46%) Waterfall
4 5 (38.46%) REST
4 5 (38.46%) HTML
4 5 (38.46%) Java
4 5 (38.46%) J2EE
4 5 (38.46%) Web Development
4 5 (38.46%) jQuery
4 5 (38.46%) Hibernate
4 5 (38.46%) Spring
5 4 (30.77%) Business Intelligence
5 4 (30.77%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 3 (23.08%) SQL Server 2014
6 3 (23.08%) SQL Server 2016
6 3 (23.08%) Windows Server
6 3 (23.08%) SQL Server 2012
6 3 (23.08%) Windows Server 2008
6 3 (23.08%) Data Warehouse

SQL Server 2008
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham 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:

Applications
1 1 (7.69%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (15.38%) Cognos Business Intelligence
1 2 (15.38%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (7.69%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 2 (15.38%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (7.69%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (7.69%) 3G
1 1 (7.69%) Internet
1 1 (7.69%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 6 (46.15%) Relational Database
3 5 (38.46%) Hazelcast
4 4 (30.77%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 3 (23.08%) Data Warehouse
5 3 (23.08%) SQL Server 2012
5 3 (23.08%) SQL Server 2014
5 3 (23.08%) SQL Server 2016
6 2 (15.38%) SQL Server 2005
6 2 (15.38%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 2 (15.38%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 1 (7.69%) OLAP
7 1 (7.69%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 1 (7.69%) Team Foundation Server
1 1 (7.69%) Visual Studio
General
1 7 (53.85%) Finance
2 1 (7.69%) Advertising
2 1 (7.69%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 9 (69.23%) Developer
2 5 (38.46%) Java Developer
3 2 (15.38%) Cognos Developer
3 2 (15.38%) DBA
3 2 (15.38%) Microsoft Developer
3 2 (15.38%) SQL DBA
4 1 (7.69%) Administrator
4 1 (7.69%) Business Developer
4 1 (7.69%) Business Intelligence Consultant
4 1 (7.69%) Business Intelligence Developer
4 1 (7.69%) Consultant
4 1 (7.69%) Microsoft Consultant
4 1 (7.69%) Senior DBA
4 1 (7.69%) Senior SQL DBA
4 1 (7.69%) Senior SQL Server DBA
4 1 (7.69%) SQL Developer
4 1 (7.69%) SQL Server DBA
4 1 (7.69%) Systems Administrator
4 1 (7.69%) Windows Administrator
4 1 (7.69%) Windows Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (53.85%) .NET
2 5 (38.46%) AngularJS
2 5 (38.46%) Hibernate
2 5 (38.46%) HTML
2 5 (38.46%) J2EE
2 5 (38.46%) jQuery
2 5 (38.46%) REST
2 5 (38.46%) Spring
2 5 (38.46%) Spring Boot
3 1 (7.69%) .NET Framework
3 1 (7.69%) Entity Framework
3 1 (7.69%) MDX
3 1 (7.69%) Microsoft Enterprise Library
3 1 (7.69%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 1 (7.69%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 3 (23.08%) Windows
1 3 (23.08%) Windows Server
1 3 (23.08%) Windows Server 2008
2 2 (15.38%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (7.69%) Windows 7
3 1 (7.69%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (7.69%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (53.85%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (46.15%) Performance Tuning
3 5 (38.46%) SOLID
3 5 (38.46%) Visualisation
3 5 (38.46%) Waterfall
3 5 (38.46%) Web Development
4 4 (30.77%) Business Intelligence
5 2 (15.38%) CRM
6 1 (7.69%) Continuous Improvement
6 1 (7.69%) Data Protection
6 1 (7.69%) Disaster Recovery
6 1 (7.69%) High Availability
6 1 (7.69%) Mentoring
6 1 (7.69%) MVC
6 1 (7.69%) Requirements Analysis
6 1 (7.69%) Statistics
Programming Languages
1 6 (46.15%) JavaScript
1 6 (46.15%) SQL
2 5 (38.46%) Java
3 2 (15.38%) C#
4 1 (7.69%) PowerShell
4 1 (7.69%) T-SQL
System Software
1 1 (7.69%) Active Directory
1 1 (7.69%) Hyper-V
1 1 (7.69%) VMware ESX
1 1 (7.69%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (7.69%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 1 (7.69%) SCOM
Vendors
1 3 (23.08%) Microsoft
2 2 (15.38%) Cognos
3 1 (7.69%) Cisco
3 1 (7.69%) Dell
3 1 (7.69%) HP
3 1 (7.69%) Kaspersky
3 1 (7.69%) VMware
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