The table below looks at the statistics for SQL Server 2008 skills in IT contracts advertised for the Coventry 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 1 May 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.

3 months to
1 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft SQL Server 2008
Rank 45 38 34
Rank change year-on-year
-7 -4
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 2008 3 1 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Coventry 0.78% 0.30% 2.05%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 3.49% 1.27% 11.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 1 6
Average daily rate £525 £338 £220
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+55.55% +53.40%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £330 £325
% change year-on-year
+6.06% +1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.75 £25.00 £33.75
% change year-on-year
-5.00% -25.92%
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 Coventry region.

Database & Business Intelligence Category
Coventry
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Database & Business Intelligence category
86 79 63
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Coventry 22.45% 23.87% 18.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 58 47 43
Average daily rate £400 £330 £405
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+21.21% -18.51%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £288 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £473 £550 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 2
Average hourly rate - £25.66 £37.80
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -32.11%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £34.00 £32.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+4.61% -7.14%

SQL Server 2008
Jobs Demand Trend in Coventry

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

SQL Server 2008 Jobs Demand Trend in Coventry

SQL Server 2008
Daily Rate Trend in Coventry

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

SQL Server 2008 Daily Rate Trend in Coventry

SQL Server 2008
Daily Rate Histogram in Coventry

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing SQL Server 2008 across the Coventry region over the 3 months to 1 May 2016.

SQL Server 2008 Daily Rate Histogram in Coventry

SQL Server 2008
Hourly Rate Trend in Coventry

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

SQL Server 2008 Hourly Rate Trend in Coventry

SQL Server 2008
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Coventry

For the 6 months to 1 May 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Coventry 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 7 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 6 (85.71%) SQL
3 4 (57.14%) Scrum
4 3 (42.86%) Microsoft
4 3 (42.86%) T-SQL
4 3 (42.86%) Business Intelligence
4 3 (42.86%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 3 (42.86%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 3 (42.86%) Performance Tuning
4 3 (42.86%) SQL Server 2012
5 2 (28.57%) ASP.NET MVC 4
5 2 (28.57%) Mobile App
5 2 (28.57%) Git (software)
5 2 (28.57%) ASP.NET MVC
5 2 (28.57%) Task Parallel Library
5 2 (28.57%) .NET Framework
5 2 (28.57%) BDD
5 2 (28.57%) Entity Framework
5 2 (28.57%) C#
5 2 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (28.57%) LINQ
5 2 (28.57%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 2 (28.57%) Kanban
5 2 (28.57%) Data Warehouse
5 2 (28.57%) ETL
5 2 (28.57%) .NET
5 2 (28.57%) ASP.NET
5 2 (28.57%) Web Services
5 2 (28.57%) MS Excel
5 2 (28.57%) VMware

SQL Server 2008
Top Related IT Skills in Coventry by Category

For the 6 months to 1 May 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Coventry 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 1 (14.29%) BizTalk Server
1 1 (14.29%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (28.57%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (14.29%) Dynamics CRM
Communications & Networking
1 1 (14.29%) DHCP
1 1 (14.29%) DNS
1 1 (14.29%) SAN
1 1 (14.29%) TCP/IP
1 1 (14.29%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 3 (42.86%) SQL Server 2012
2 3 (42.86%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 3 (42.86%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 2 (28.57%) Data Warehouse
3 2 (28.57%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 1 (14.29%) Business Intelligence Development Studio
4 1 (14.29%) OLAP
4 1 (14.29%) OLAP Cube
4 1 (14.29%) PowerPivot
4 1 (14.29%) SQL Server 2000
4 1 (14.29%) SQL Server 2005
4 1 (14.29%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 2 (28.57%) Git (software)
Job Titles
1 5 (71.43%) Developer
2 2 (28.57%) .NET Developer
2 2 (28.57%) Business Intelligence Developer
2 2 (28.57%) SSIS Developer
3 1 (14.29%) 3rd Line Support
3 1 (14.29%) 3rd Line Support Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) Business Developer
3 1 (14.29%) Data Warehouse Developer
3 1 (14.29%) DBA
3 1 (14.29%) SQL BI Developer
3 1 (14.29%) SQL DBA
3 1 (14.29%) SQL Developer
3 1 (14.29%) SSAS Developer
3 1 (14.29%) SSRS Developer
3 1 (14.29%) Support Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) T-SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (28.57%) .NET
1 2 (28.57%) .NET Framework
1 2 (28.57%) ASP.NET
1 2 (28.57%) ASP.NET MVC
1 2 (28.57%) ASP.NET MVC 4
1 2 (28.57%) Entity Framework
1 2 (28.57%) LINQ
1 2 (28.57%) Task Parallel Library
1 2 (28.57%) Web Services
2 1 (14.29%) MDX
Miscellaneous
1 2 (28.57%) Mobile App
2 1 (14.29%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 1 (14.29%) Windows
1 1 (14.29%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (57.14%) Scrum
2 3 (42.86%) Business Intelligence
2 3 (42.86%) Performance Tuning
3 2 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (28.57%) BDD
3 2 (28.57%) ETL
3 2 (28.57%) Kanban
3 2 (28.57%) MVC
3 2 (28.57%) Validation
4 1 (14.29%) Business Continuity
4 1 (14.29%) Capacity Planning
4 1 (14.29%) Coaching
4 1 (14.29%) Continuous Improvement
4 1 (14.29%) CRM
4 1 (14.29%) Data Analysis
4 1 (14.29%) Data Validation
4 1 (14.29%) Disaster Recovery
4 1 (14.29%) Line Management
Programming Languages
1 6 (85.71%) SQL
2 3 (42.86%) T-SQL
3 2 (28.57%) C#
4 1 (14.29%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
Qualifications
1 1 (14.29%) SC Cleared
1 1 (14.29%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 1 (14.29%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 3 (42.86%) Microsoft
2 2 (28.57%) VMware
3 1 (14.29%) arcserve
3 1 (14.29%) Birst
3 1 (14.29%) Cisco
3 1 (14.29%) HP