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 22 December 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
22 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft SQL Server 2008
Rank 35 30 19
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -11
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 2008 2 4 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Coventry 0.71% 1.40% 5.34%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 4.08% 6.56% 28.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 4 8
Average daily rate
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£325 £425 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-23.52% +13.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £245 £425 £292
10% offered a daily rate of more than £405 £432 £379
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £320 £313
% change year-on-year
+9.37% +2.40%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £31.10 £31.75 £25.75
% change year-on-year
-2.06% +23.30%
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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
49 61 49
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Coventry 17.38% 21.33% 18.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 41 32 27
Average daily rate £350 £425 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-17.64% +13.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £275 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £388
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £325 £335
% change year-on-year
+11.53% -2.98%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 5 0
Average hourly rate £35.50 £17.48 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+103.14% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £28.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+25.00% -6.66%

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 22 December 2014.

SQL Server 2008 Daily Rate Histogram in Coventry

SQL Server 2008
Top 29 Related IT Skills in Coventry

For the 6 months to 22 December 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 3 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 2 (66.67%) C#
2 2 (66.67%) SQL
2 2 (66.67%) .NET
2 2 (66.67%) Visual Studio
2 2 (66.67%) ASP.NET
2 2 (66.67%) Microsoft
2 2 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (66.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 2 (66.67%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (33.33%) HTML
3 1 (33.33%) JavaScript
3 1 (33.33%) MySQL
3 1 (33.33%) Oracle
3 1 (33.33%) DB2
3 1 (33.33%) CSS
3 1 (33.33%) XML
3 1 (33.33%) CRM
3 1 (33.33%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (33.33%) WSDL
3 1 (33.33%) MVC
3 1 (33.33%) Workflow
3 1 (33.33%) SQL Server 2005
3 1 (33.33%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (33.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (33.33%) WPF
3 1 (33.33%) ASP.NET MVC
3 1 (33.33%) MVVM
3 1 (33.33%) Performance Tuning

SQL Server 2008
Top Related IT Skills in Coventry by Category

For the 6 months to 22 December 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.

Business Applications
1 1 (33.33%) Dynamics CRM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 2 (66.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 2 (66.67%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (33.33%) MySQL
3 1 (33.33%) SQL Server 2005
3 1 (33.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (33.33%) DB2
3 1 (33.33%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 2 (66.67%) Visual Studio
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Developer
2 1 (33.33%) C# Developer
2 1 (33.33%) Database Architect
2 1 (33.33%) SQL Server Architect
2 1 (33.33%) CRM Developer
2 1 (33.33%) Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (66.67%) .NET
1 2 (66.67%) ASP.NET
2 1 (33.33%) CSS
2 1 (33.33%) XML
2 1 (33.33%) WSDL
2 1 (33.33%) WPF
2 1 (33.33%) ASP.NET MVC
2 1 (33.33%) HTML
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (33.33%) MVVM
2 1 (33.33%) Performance Tuning
2 1 (33.33%) CRM
2 1 (33.33%) MVC
2 1 (33.33%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 2 (66.67%) C#
1 2 (66.67%) SQL
2 1 (33.33%) JavaScript
Vendors
1 2 (66.67%) Microsoft
2 1 (33.33%) Oracle