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 4 August 2015 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
4 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft SQL Server 2008
Rank 44 42 22
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -20
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 2008 18 19 40
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 2.50% 2.65% 6.46%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 13.85% 14.62% 28.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 15 34
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Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.33% -18.36%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £319 £185 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £411 £395 £468
UK excluding London average daily rate £333 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.30% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £28.50 £20.00 £26.00
% change year-on-year
+42.50% -23.07%
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
130 130 142
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 18.06% 18.11% 22.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 76 82 92
Average daily rate £363 £325 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.53% -16.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £273 £225 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £508 £450 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 2
Average hourly rate £17.50 - £37.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £29.25 £28.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+2.63% -5.00%

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 4 August 2015.

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 4 August 2015, 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 15 (50.00%) .NET
2 15 (50.00%) SQL
3 14 (46.67%) C#
4 13 (43.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 12 (40.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 10 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
7 9 (30.00%) Business Intelligence
7 9 (30.00%) SQL Server 2005
7 9 (30.00%) T-SQL
7 9 (30.00%) Web Services
8 8 (26.67%) Visual Studio
8 8 (26.67%) .NET Framework
8 8 (26.67%) WCF
8 8 (26.67%) SQL Server 2012
9 7 (23.33%) SharePoint 2013
9 7 (23.33%) ASP.NET
9 7 (23.33%) CSS
9 7 (23.33%) SharePoint
9 7 (23.33%) Data Warehouse
9 7 (23.33%) Microsoft
10 6 (20.00%) XML
10 6 (20.00%) HTML
10 6 (20.00%) JavaScript
10 6 (20.00%) HTML5
10 6 (20.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 5 (16.67%) jQuery
11 5 (16.67%) Entity Framework
11 5 (16.67%) ETL
11 5 (16.67%) OO

SQL Server 2008
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 4 August 2015, 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 (23.33%) SharePoint
1 7 (23.33%) SharePoint 2013
2 1 (3.33%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 4 (13.33%) MS Excel
2 1 (3.33%) PowerPivot
Business Applications
1 1 (3.33%) Dynamics NAV
1 1 (3.33%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (3.33%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.33%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (3.33%) Office 365
Database & Business Intelligence
1 30 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 13 (43.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 12 (40.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 9 (30.00%) SQL Server 2005
5 8 (26.67%) SQL Server 2012
6 7 (23.33%) Data Warehouse
7 6 (20.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 2 (6.67%) QlikView
8 2 (6.67%) MySQL
8 2 (6.67%) Microsoft Analysis Services
9 1 (3.33%) MS Access
9 1 (3.33%) MOLAP
9 1 (3.33%) ROLAP
9 1 (3.33%) BusinessObjects
9 1 (3.33%) SQL Server 2000
9 1 (3.33%) Oracle Database
9 1 (3.33%) Relational Database
9 1 (3.33%) Microsoft Power View
9 1 (3.33%) HOLAP
Development Applications
1 8 (26.67%) Visual Studio
2 2 (6.67%) ReSharper
3 1 (3.33%) Rhino Mocks
3 1 (3.33%) Moq
3 1 (3.33%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
3 1 (3.33%) Toad
3 1 (3.33%) NUnit
General
1 1 (3.33%) Back Office
1 1 (3.33%) Finance
Job Titles
1 20 (66.67%) Developer
2 6 (20.00%) .NET Developer
3 4 (13.33%) SQL Developer
3 4 (13.33%) Business Intelligence Developer
4 3 (10.00%) SQL Server Developer
4 3 (10.00%) C# Developer
4 3 (10.00%) Analyst
5 2 (6.67%) DBA
5 2 (6.67%) ASP.NET Developer
5 2 (6.67%) Senior Developer
5 2 (6.67%) SQL DBA
5 2 (6.67%) SharePoint Developer
5 2 (6.67%) C# ASP.NET Developer
5 2 (6.67%) C# .NET Developer
6 1 (3.33%) SharePoint Solutions Architect
6 1 (3.33%) SharePoint Architect
6 1 (3.33%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
6 1 (3.33%) NHS Performance Manager
6 1 (3.33%) Senior Performance Analyst
6 1 (3.33%) Report Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (50.00%) .NET
2 9 (30.00%) Web Services
3 8 (26.67%) .NET Framework
3 8 (26.67%) WCF
4 7 (23.33%) ASP.NET
4 7 (23.33%) CSS
5 6 (20.00%) XML
5 6 (20.00%) HTML
5 6 (20.00%) HTML5
6 5 (16.67%) Entity Framework
6 5 (16.67%) jQuery
7 4 (13.33%) ASP.NET MVC
8 3 (10.00%) REST
8 3 (10.00%) CSS3
8 3 (10.00%) AngularJS
8 3 (10.00%) JSON
9 2 (6.67%) MDX
9 2 (6.67%) LINQ
9 2 (6.67%) SOAP
9 2 (6.67%) ASP.NET MVC 4
Miscellaneous
1 2 (6.67%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (3.33%) NHS
2 1 (3.33%) Replication
2 1 (3.33%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 3 (10.00%) Windows
2 2 (6.67%) Windows Server 2003
2 2 (6.67%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (3.33%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (30.00%) Business Intelligence
3 5 (16.67%) OO
3 5 (16.67%) MVC
3 5 (16.67%) ETL
4 4 (13.33%) SDLC
4 4 (13.33%) SOA
5 3 (10.00%) OOD
5 3 (10.00%) Configuration Management
5 3 (10.00%) Change Management
5 3 (10.00%) E-Commerce
5 3 (10.00%) Workflow
5 3 (10.00%) Stakeholder Management
5 3 (10.00%) Unit Testing
6 2 (6.67%) Change Control
6 2 (6.67%) Scrum
6 2 (6.67%) Migration
6 2 (6.67%) CRM
7 1 (3.33%) Data Modelling
7 1 (3.33%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 15 (50.00%) SQL
2 14 (46.67%) C#
3 9 (30.00%) T-SQL
4 6 (20.00%) JavaScript
5 1 (3.33%) PL/SQL
5 1 (3.33%) VB
5 1 (3.33%) VBA
5 1 (3.33%) VB6
5 1 (3.33%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 2 (6.67%) Degree
System Software
1 1 (3.33%) Active Directory
1 1 (3.33%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (3.33%) vSphere
Vendors
1 7 (23.33%) Microsoft
2 3 (10.00%) Telerik
2 3 (10.00%) Nintex
3 2 (6.67%) Oracle
4 1 (3.33%) VMware
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