The first table below looks at the demand 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 23 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Database & Business Intelligence category for the Coventry region.

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
23 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft SQL Server 2008
Rank 39 20 27
Rank change year-on-year
-19 +7
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 2008 6 13 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Coventry 1.59% 5.18% 3.45%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 8.45% 37.14% 19.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 8 8
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£332 £281 £348
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+17.95% -19.06%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £209 £185 £208
10% offered a daily rate of more than £376 £379 £379
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £325 £325
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £26.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-23.07% -25.71%
Database & Business Intelligence Category
Coventry
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Database & Business Intelligence category
71 35 61
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Coventry 18.83% 13.94% 17.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 46 16 37
Average daily rate £320 £275 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.36% -26.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £195 £168 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £426 £375 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 1
Average hourly rate £37.80 - £31.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £28.00 £30.00 £30.20
% change year-on-year
-6.66% -0.66%
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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 23 July 2014.

SQL Server 2008 Daily Rate Histogram in Coventry

SQL Server 2008
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Coventry

For the 6 months to 23 July 2014, 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 8 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 7 (87.50%) SQL
3 3 (37.50%) Data Warehouse
3 3 (37.50%) Business Intelligence
3 3 (37.50%) Microsoft
3 3 (37.50%) .NET
3 3 (37.50%) Oracle
4 2 (25.00%) Relational Database
4 2 (25.00%) MVVM
4 2 (25.00%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
4 2 (25.00%) SQL Server 2012
4 2 (25.00%) Oracle Database
4 2 (25.00%) WPF
4 2 (25.00%) Unit Testing
4 2 (25.00%) XAML
4 2 (25.00%) .NET Framework
4 2 (25.00%) C#
4 2 (25.00%) HTML
4 2 (25.00%) JavaScript
4 2 (25.00%) CSS
4 2 (25.00%) Visual Studio
5 1 (12.50%) Classic ASP
5 1 (12.50%) ASP.NET
5 1 (12.50%) Windows XP
5 1 (12.50%) Firewall
5 1 (12.50%) Oracle Database 10g
5 1 (12.50%) ColdFusion
5 1 (12.50%) CA
5 1 (12.50%) Intranet
5 1 (12.50%) Windows

SQL Server 2008
Top Related IT Skills in Coventry by Category

For the 6 months to 23 July 2014, 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 (12.50%) IIS
1 1 (12.50%) ColdFusion
Business Applications
1 1 (12.50%) Cognos Business Intelligence
Communications & Networking
1 1 (12.50%) Intranet
1 1 (12.50%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 3 (37.50%) Data Warehouse
3 2 (25.00%) SQL Server 2012
3 2 (25.00%) Oracle Database
3 2 (25.00%) Relational Database
4 1 (12.50%) MySQL
4 1 (12.50%) Oracle Database 10g
4 1 (12.50%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (12.50%) SQL Server 2005
4 1 (12.50%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 1 (12.50%) DB2
4 1 (12.50%) Crystal Reports
4 1 (12.50%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 2 (25.00%) Visual Studio
General
1 1 (12.50%) Finance
1 1 (12.50%) Automotive
1 1 (12.50%) Manufacturing
1 1 (12.50%) Billing
Job Titles
1 6 (75.00%) Developer
2 3 (37.50%) SQL Developer
3 2 (25.00%) .NET Developer
4 1 (12.50%) C# Developer
4 1 (12.50%) Database Developer
4 1 (12.50%) Server Support
4 1 (12.50%) Programmer
4 1 (12.50%) Software Developer
4 1 (12.50%) Architect
4 1 (12.50%) Software Engineer
4 1 (12.50%) ColdFusion Developer
4 1 (12.50%) SQL Database Developer
4 1 (12.50%) Cognos Developer
4 1 (12.50%) Report Developer
4 1 (12.50%) Database Architect
4 1 (12.50%) Software Programmer
4 1 (12.50%) SQL Server Architect
4 1 (12.50%) C# .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (37.50%) .NET
2 2 (25.00%) CSS
2 2 (25.00%) .NET Framework
2 2 (25.00%) WPF
2 2 (25.00%) HTML
2 2 (25.00%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
3 1 (12.50%) jQuery
3 1 (12.50%) JSON
3 1 (12.50%) Ajax
3 1 (12.50%) Classic ASP
3 1 (12.50%) ASP.NET
Operating Systems
1 1 (12.50%) Windows
1 1 (12.50%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (37.50%) Business Intelligence
2 2 (25.00%) Unit Testing
2 2 (25.00%) MVVM
3 1 (12.50%) Performance Tuning
3 1 (12.50%) Web Testing
3 1 (12.50%) Software Engineering
3 1 (12.50%) Systems Analysis
Programming Languages
1 7 (87.50%) SQL
2 2 (25.00%) C#
2 2 (25.00%) JavaScript
2 2 (25.00%) XAML
3 1 (12.50%) PHP
3 1 (12.50%) VBScript
Vendors
1 3 (37.50%) Microsoft
1 3 (37.50%) Oracle
2 1 (12.50%) Cognos
2 1 (12.50%) CA
2 1 (12.50%) VMware
2 1 (12.50%) Teradata
2 1 (12.50%) Veeam