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 19 September 2014 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
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft SQL Server 2008
Rank 39 25 25
Rank change year-on-year
-14 0
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 2008 1 11 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Coventry 0.27% 3.73% 3.23%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 1.75% 23.91% 20.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 7 7
Average daily rate
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- £300 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -6.25%
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 £19.50 £30.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-35.00% -14.28%
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
57 46 48
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Coventry 15.24% 15.59% 15.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 35 27 28
Average daily rate £320 £300 £370
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -18.91%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £200 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £375 £445
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £345 £338
% change year-on-year
+1.44% +2.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £31.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £30.00 £32.05
% change year-on-year
- -6.39%

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 19 September 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 7 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 6 (85.71%) SQL
3 3 (42.86%) Data Warehouse
3 3 (42.86%) Oracle
3 3 (42.86%) Microsoft
3 3 (42.86%) .NET
4 2 (28.57%) XAML
4 2 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (28.57%) .NET Framework
4 2 (28.57%) WPF
4 2 (28.57%) Unit Testing
4 2 (28.57%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
4 2 (28.57%) SQL Server 2012
4 2 (28.57%) Oracle Database
4 2 (28.57%) MVVM
4 2 (28.57%) Relational Database
4 2 (28.57%) C#
4 2 (28.57%) HTML
4 2 (28.57%) JavaScript
4 2 (28.57%) Visual Studio
4 2 (28.57%) CSS
4 2 (28.57%) Business Intelligence
5 1 (14.29%) Windows XP
5 1 (14.29%) Firewall
5 1 (14.29%) Oracle Database 10g
5 1 (14.29%) ColdFusion
5 1 (14.29%) CA
5 1 (14.29%) Intranet
5 1 (14.29%) Windows
5 1 (14.29%) Oracle Reports

SQL Server 2008
Top Related IT Skills in Coventry by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 (14.29%) ColdFusion
1 1 (14.29%) IIS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (14.29%) Firewall
1 1 (14.29%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 3 (42.86%) Data Warehouse
3 2 (28.57%) SQL Server 2012
3 2 (28.57%) Oracle Database
3 2 (28.57%) Relational Database
4 1 (14.29%) Oracle Database 10g
4 1 (14.29%) Oracle Reports
4 1 (14.29%) DB2
4 1 (14.29%) Crystal Reports
4 1 (14.29%) MySQL
4 1 (14.29%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 1 (14.29%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (14.29%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 2 (28.57%) Visual Studio
General
1 1 (14.29%) Billing
1 1 (14.29%) Automotive
1 1 (14.29%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 5 (71.43%) Developer
2 3 (42.86%) SQL Developer
3 2 (28.57%) .NET Developer
4 1 (14.29%) Server Support
4 1 (14.29%) Programmer
4 1 (14.29%) Software Developer
4 1 (14.29%) Architect
4 1 (14.29%) Software Engineer
4 1 (14.29%) C# .NET Developer
4 1 (14.29%) SQL Server Architect
4 1 (14.29%) Software Programmer
4 1 (14.29%) SQL Database Developer
4 1 (14.29%) Report Developer
4 1 (14.29%) Database Architect
4 1 (14.29%) C# Developer
4 1 (14.29%) Database Developer
4 1 (14.29%) ColdFusion Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (42.86%) .NET
2 2 (28.57%) .NET Framework
2 2 (28.57%) WPF
2 2 (28.57%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
2 2 (28.57%) HTML
2 2 (28.57%) CSS
3 1 (14.29%) Classic ASP
3 1 (14.29%) ASP.NET
3 1 (14.29%) jQuery
3 1 (14.29%) JSON
3 1 (14.29%) Ajax
Operating Systems
1 1 (14.29%) Windows XP
1 1 (14.29%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (28.57%) Unit Testing
1 2 (28.57%) MVVM
1 2 (28.57%) Business Intelligence
2 1 (14.29%) Performance Tuning
2 1 (14.29%) Web Testing
2 1 (14.29%) Software Engineering
2 1 (14.29%) Systems Analysis
Programming Languages
1 6 (85.71%) SQL
2 2 (28.57%) XAML
2 2 (28.57%) C#
2 2 (28.57%) JavaScript
3 1 (14.29%) PHP
3 1 (14.29%) VBScript
Vendors
1 3 (42.86%) Oracle
1 3 (42.86%) Microsoft
2 1 (14.29%) CA
2 1 (14.29%) Veeam
2 1 (14.29%) VMware