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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SQL Server 2008 over the 3 months to 27 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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
27 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft SQL Server 2008
Rank 41 39 37
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -2
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 2008 2 1 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Coventry 0.54% 0.31% 1.78%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 2.33% 1.23% 10.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 1 5
Median daily rate £525 £338 £220
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+55.55% +53.40%
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £325 £335
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -2.98%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £26.00 £22.00 £26.00
% change year-on-year
+18.18% -15.38%
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 81 58
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Coventry 23.18% 25.23% 17.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 54 49 37
Median daily rate £400 £315 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+26.98% -3.07%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £250 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £463 £425 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £365 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.16% +4.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 5 2
Median hourly rate - £16.57 £37.80
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -56.16%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.66 £23.00 £31.50
% change year-on-year
+41.97% -26.98%

SQL Server 2008
Jobs Demand Trend in Coventry

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Coventry region citing SQL Server 2008 as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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
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 27 May 2016, IT contractor jobs citing SQL Server 2008 also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Coventry region with a requirement for SQL Server 2008.

1 5 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 5 (100.00%) SQL
2 3 (60.00%) Microsoft
2 3 (60.00%) Scrum
2 3 (60.00%) Performance Tuning
3 2 (40.00%) Task Parallel Library
3 2 (40.00%) SQL Server 2012
3 2 (40.00%) ASP.NET MVC 4
3 2 (40.00%) Mobile App
3 2 (40.00%) Git (software)
3 2 (40.00%) ASP.NET MVC
3 2 (40.00%) Kanban
3 2 (40.00%) BDD
3 2 (40.00%) Entity Framework
3 2 (40.00%) MVC
3 2 (40.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 2 (40.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 2 (40.00%) .NET Framework
3 2 (40.00%) LINQ
3 2 (40.00%) T-SQL
3 2 (40.00%) .NET
3 2 (40.00%) C#
3 2 (40.00%) Business Intelligence
3 2 (40.00%) ASP.NET
3 2 (40.00%) Web Services
3 2 (40.00%) MS Excel
4 1 (20.00%) CRM
4 1 (20.00%) SharePoint
4 1 (20.00%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (20.00%) N-Tier

SQL Server 2008
Top Related IT Skills in Coventry by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 1 (20.00%) BizTalk Server
1 1 (20.00%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (40.00%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (20.00%) Dynamics CRM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 2 (40.00%) SQL Server 2012
2 2 (40.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 2 (40.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (20.00%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (20.00%) SQL Server 2000
3 1 (20.00%) SQL Server 2005
3 1 (20.00%) SQL Server 2014
3 1 (20.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 2 (40.00%) Git (software)
Job Titles
1 4 (80.00%) Developer
2 2 (40.00%) .NET Developer
3 1 (20.00%) Business Developer
3 1 (20.00%) Business Intelligence Developer
3 1 (20.00%) Data Warehouse Developer
3 1 (20.00%) DBA
3 1 (20.00%) SQL BI Developer
3 1 (20.00%) SQL DBA
3 1 (20.00%) SQL Developer
3 1 (20.00%) SSIS Developer
3 1 (20.00%) T-SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (40.00%) .NET
1 2 (40.00%) .NET Framework
1 2 (40.00%) ASP.NET
1 2 (40.00%) ASP.NET MVC
1 2 (40.00%) ASP.NET MVC 4
1 2 (40.00%) Entity Framework
1 2 (40.00%) LINQ
1 2 (40.00%) Task Parallel Library
1 2 (40.00%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 2 (40.00%) Mobile App
2 1 (20.00%) N-Tier
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (60.00%) Performance Tuning
1 3 (60.00%) Scrum
2 2 (40.00%) BDD
2 2 (40.00%) Business Intelligence
2 2 (40.00%) Kanban
2 2 (40.00%) MVC
3 1 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (20.00%) Capacity Planning
3 1 (20.00%) Coaching
3 1 (20.00%) Continuous Improvement
3 1 (20.00%) CRM
3 1 (20.00%) Data Analysis
3 1 (20.00%) Disaster Recovery
3 1 (20.00%) ETL
3 1 (20.00%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 5 (100.00%) SQL
2 2 (40.00%) C#
2 2 (40.00%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (20.00%) SC Cleared
1 1 (20.00%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 1 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 3 (60.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (20.00%) Birst
2 1 (20.00%) VMware