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 18 April 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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft SQL Server 2008
Rank 39 27 23
Rank change year-on-year
-12 -4
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 2008 1 6 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Coventry 0.31% 2.64% 4.69%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 1.82% 12.24% 19.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 5 4
Average daily rate £425 £300 £353
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+41.66% -14.89%
UK excluding London average daily rate £328 £323 £325
% change year-on-year
+1.55% -0.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 £32.50 £32.75
% change year-on-year
- -0.76%
Database & Business Intelligence Category
Coventry
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Database & Business Intelligence category
55 49 63
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Coventry 16.87% 21.59% 24.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 38 18 37
Average daily rate £405 £338 £355
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+20.00% -4.92%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £200 £313
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £375 £482
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £330 £338
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -2.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Average hourly rate - - £23.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £28.00 £28.50
% change year-on-year
+25.00% -1.75%
SQL Server 2008
West Midlands

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 18 April 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 9 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 7 (77.78%) ASP.NET
2 7 (77.78%) .NET
3 5 (55.56%) Finance
3 5 (55.56%) Teradata
3 5 (55.56%) Cognos
4 4 (44.44%) C#
4 4 (44.44%) SQL
4 4 (44.44%) Banking
4 4 (44.44%) .NET Framework
4 4 (44.44%) MVC
4 4 (44.44%) ASP.NET MVC
4 4 (44.44%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
4 4 (44.44%) ASP.NET MVC 3
4 4 (44.44%) Razor View Engine
5 3 (33.33%) Data Transformation
5 3 (33.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 3 (33.33%) ReportNet
5 3 (33.33%) VB
5 3 (33.33%) UNIX
5 3 (33.33%) Cognos Powerplay
5 3 (33.33%) DTS
5 3 (33.33%) Data Modelling
6 2 (22.22%) Windows
6 2 (22.22%) Web Services
6 2 (22.22%) IIS
6 2 (22.22%) Visual Studio
6 2 (22.22%) Scrum
6 2 (22.22%) Agile Software Development
6 2 (22.22%) TDD

SQL Server 2008
Top Related IT Skills in Coventry by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 2 (22.22%) IIS
Business Applications
1 1 (11.11%) Cognos Business Intelligence
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 3 (33.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 3 (33.33%) ReportNet
2 3 (33.33%) Cognos Powerplay
2 3 (33.33%) DTS
3 1 (11.11%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 2 (22.22%) Visual Studio
1 2 (22.22%) Rhino Mocks
1 2 (22.22%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (11.11%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 5 (55.56%) Finance
2 4 (44.44%) Banking
3 1 (11.11%) Retail Banking
3 1 (11.11%) Retail
3 1 (11.11%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 9 (100.00%) Developer
2 3 (33.33%) Analyst Developer
2 3 (33.33%) Analyst
3 2 (22.22%) Applications Developer
3 2 (22.22%) SQL Developer
4 1 (11.11%) SQL Server Analyst
4 1 (11.11%) Teradata Developer
4 1 (11.11%) C# .NET Developer
4 1 (11.11%) Server Analyst
4 1 (11.11%) Cognos Developer
4 1 (11.11%) SQL Server Developer
4 1 (11.11%) .NET Developer
4 1 (11.11%) C# Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (77.78%) ASP.NET
1 7 (77.78%) .NET
2 4 (44.44%) .NET Framework
2 4 (44.44%) ASP.NET MVC
2 4 (44.44%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
2 4 (44.44%) ASP.NET MVC 3
2 4 (44.44%) Razor View Engine
3 2 (22.22%) Web Services
3 2 (22.22%) WCF
Operating Systems
1 3 (33.33%) UNIX
2 2 (22.22%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (44.44%) MVC
2 3 (33.33%) Data Transformation
2 3 (33.33%) Data Modelling
3 2 (22.22%) Scrum
3 2 (22.22%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (22.22%) TDD
3 2 (22.22%) Dependency Injection
3 2 (22.22%) Continuous Integration
4 1 (11.11%) Analytics
4 1 (11.11%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 4 (44.44%) C#
1 4 (44.44%) SQL
2 3 (33.33%) VB
Vendors
1 5 (55.56%) Teradata
1 5 (55.56%) Cognos
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
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Rate: £300 - £320 per day
Posted: Yesterday
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Rate: £300 - £330 per day + negotiable, DOE
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