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 31 August 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
31 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft SQL Server 2008
Rank 52 37 40
Rank change year-on-year
-15 +3
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 2008 6 6 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Coventry 1.08% 1.70% 1.81%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 5.04% 8.70% 11.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 5 5
Median daily rate £333 £350 £365
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.00% -4.10%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £283 £300 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £405 £376
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £21.00 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £29.50 £19.96
% change year-on-year
+44.06% +47.83%
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
119 69 61
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Coventry 21.52% 19.60% 15.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 90 51 42
Median daily rate £375 £375 £320
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +17.18%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £295 £246 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £498 £425 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 5 0
Median hourly rate £13.00 £21.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-38.09% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.50 £33.00 £28.50
% change year-on-year
-13.63% +15.78%

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
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 31 August 2016.

SQL Server 2008 Daily Rate Histogram 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 31 August 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 8 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 8 (100.00%) SQL
2 7 (87.50%) Microsoft
3 3 (37.50%) NetBackup
3 3 (37.50%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 3 (37.50%) SQL Server 2005
3 3 (37.50%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 3 (37.50%) iSCSI
3 3 (37.50%) SC Cleared
3 3 (37.50%) Security Cleared
3 3 (37.50%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (37.50%) PowerShell
3 3 (37.50%) Windows Server 2008
3 3 (37.50%) XenApp
3 3 (37.50%) vSphere
3 3 (37.50%) Skype for Business
3 3 (37.50%) Fibre Channel
3 3 (37.50%) SQL Server 2012
3 3 (37.50%) Windows Server 2012
3 3 (37.50%) SharePoint 2013
3 3 (37.50%) Exchange Server 2013
3 3 (37.50%) Active Directory
3 3 (37.50%) EMC
3 3 (37.50%) Citrix
3 3 (37.50%) SAN
3 3 (37.50%) Symantec
3 3 (37.50%) MPLS
3 3 (37.50%) Norton AntiVirus
3 3 (37.50%) Sophos
3 3 (37.50%) Scrum

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 3 (37.50%) Exchange Server 2013
1 3 (37.50%) MS Exchange
1 3 (37.50%) SharePoint
1 3 (37.50%) SharePoint 2013
1 3 (37.50%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 3 (37.50%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 3 (37.50%) DHCP
1 3 (37.50%) DNS
1 3 (37.50%) Fibre Channel
1 3 (37.50%) iSCSI
1 3 (37.50%) MPLS
1 3 (37.50%) SAN
1 3 (37.50%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 3 (37.50%) SQL Server 2005
2 3 (37.50%) SQL Server 2012
2 3 (37.50%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 3 (37.50%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 2 (25.00%) Data Warehouse
3 2 (25.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 1 (12.50%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 2 (25.00%) Git (software)
General
1 2 (25.00%) Advertising
1 2 (25.00%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 5 (62.50%) Developer
2 3 (37.50%) Administrator
2 3 (37.50%) SQL Developer
2 3 (37.50%) SSIS Developer
2 3 (37.50%) Systems Administrator
2 3 (37.50%) T-SQL Developer
3 2 (25.00%) .NET Developer
3 2 (25.00%) Data Warehouse Developer
3 2 (25.00%) SSAS Developer
3 2 (25.00%) SSRS Developer
4 1 (12.50%) Business Developer
4 1 (12.50%) Business Intelligence Developer
4 1 (12.50%) Senior Systems Administrator
4 1 (12.50%) SQL BI Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (25.00%) .NET
1 2 (25.00%) .NET Framework
1 2 (25.00%) ASP.NET
1 2 (25.00%) ASP.NET MVC
1 2 (25.00%) ASP.NET MVC 4
1 2 (25.00%) Entity Framework
1 2 (25.00%) LINQ
1 2 (25.00%) Task Parallel Library
1 2 (25.00%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 3 (37.50%) Replication
2 2 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (25.00%) Mobile App
3 1 (12.50%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 3 (37.50%) Windows
1 3 (37.50%) Windows Server
1 3 (37.50%) Windows Server 2008
1 3 (37.50%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (37.50%) Business Intelligence
1 3 (37.50%) Scrum
2 2 (25.00%) BDD
2 2 (25.00%) ETL
2 2 (25.00%) Kanban
2 2 (25.00%) Migration
2 2 (25.00%) MVC
2 2 (25.00%) Performance Tuning
3 1 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (12.50%) Coaching
3 1 (12.50%) Data Analysis
3 1 (12.50%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 8 (100.00%) SQL
2 3 (37.50%) PowerShell
2 3 (37.50%) T-SQL
3 2 (25.00%) C#
Qualifications
1 3 (37.50%) SC Cleared
1 3 (37.50%) Security Cleared
2 1 (12.50%) ITIL Certification
System Software
1 3 (37.50%) Active Directory
1 3 (37.50%) VMware Infrastructure
1 3 (37.50%) vSphere
1 3 (37.50%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 3 (37.50%) NetBackup
1 3 (37.50%) Norton AntiVirus
2 1 (12.50%) SCCM
2 1 (12.50%) SCOM
Vendors
1 7 (87.50%) Microsoft
2 3 (37.50%) Citrix
2 3 (37.50%) EMC
2 3 (37.50%) Sophos
2 3 (37.50%) Symantec
2 3 (37.50%) VMware