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 31 July 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
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft SQL Server 2008
Rank 36 37 17
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -20
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 2008 4 6 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Coventry 1.16% 1.63% 5.35%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 5.26% 9.09% 36.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 4 8
Average daily rate
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£300 £332 £281
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-9.57% +17.95%
UK excluding London average daily rate £330 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+1.53% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £21.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £28.50 £20.00 £26.00
% change year-on-year
+42.50% -23.07%
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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
76 66 36
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Coventry 22.09% 17.93% 14.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 54 44 15
Average daily rate £325 £323 £288
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.77% +12.17%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £190 £245 £185
10% offered a daily rate of more than £410 £450 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.28% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 0 0
Average hourly rate £17.32 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £28.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+5.26% -5.00%

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Coventry

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, 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 4 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 3 (75.00%) IIS
2 3 (75.00%) SQL
2 3 (75.00%) T-SQL
2 3 (75.00%) Windows
3 2 (50.00%) C#
3 2 (50.00%) HTML
3 2 (50.00%) JavaScript
3 2 (50.00%) E-Commerce
3 2 (50.00%) SMTP
3 2 (50.00%) DNS
3 2 (50.00%) VBScript
3 2 (50.00%) VB.NET
3 2 (50.00%) .NET
3 2 (50.00%) Visual Studio
3 2 (50.00%) Classic ASP
3 2 (50.00%) ASP.NET
3 2 (50.00%) CSS
3 2 (50.00%) XML
3 2 (50.00%) CRM
3 2 (50.00%) SSL
3 2 (50.00%) MVC
3 2 (50.00%) CMS
3 2 (50.00%) .NET Framework
3 2 (50.00%) LINQ
3 2 (50.00%) jQuery
3 2 (50.00%) ASP.NET MVC
3 2 (50.00%) Entity Framework
3 2 (50.00%) LINQ to SQL
3 2 (50.00%) KnockoutJS

SQL Server 2008
Top Related IT Skills in Coventry by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, 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 3 (75.00%) IIS
2 2 (50.00%) CMS
3 1 (25.00%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (25.00%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 2 (50.00%) SMTP
1 2 (50.00%) DNS
1 2 (50.00%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 2 (50.00%) SQL Server 2005
3 1 (25.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (25.00%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 2 (50.00%) Visual Studio
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) Developer
1 2 (50.00%) Web Developer
2 1 (25.00%) DBA
2 1 (25.00%) Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (50.00%) HTML
1 2 (50.00%) .NET
1 2 (50.00%) Classic ASP
1 2 (50.00%) ASP.NET
1 2 (50.00%) CSS
1 2 (50.00%) XML
1 2 (50.00%) WinForms
1 2 (50.00%) .NET Framework
1 2 (50.00%) LINQ
1 2 (50.00%) jQuery
1 2 (50.00%) ASP.NET MVC
1 2 (50.00%) Entity Framework
1 2 (50.00%) LINQ to SQL
1 2 (50.00%) KnockoutJS
1 2 (50.00%) ASP.NET Web Forms
Miscellaneous
1 1 (25.00%) EPoS
1 1 (25.00%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 3 (75.00%) Windows
2 1 (25.00%) Windows 7
2 1 (25.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (50.00%) CRM
1 2 (50.00%) E-Commerce
1 2 (50.00%) MVC
2 1 (25.00%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 3 (75.00%) SQL
1 3 (75.00%) T-SQL
2 2 (50.00%) VBScript
2 2 (50.00%) VB.NET
2 2 (50.00%) C#
2 2 (50.00%) JavaScript
Systems Management
1 1 (25.00%) Backup Exec