The table below looks at the statistics for SQL Server 2008 skills in IT contracts advertised for the Derbyshire 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 May 2015 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 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft SQL Server 2008
Rank 36 32 17
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -15
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 2008 3 5 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Derbyshire 1.17% 2.12% 2.24%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 6.38% 9.26% 15.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 1 3
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£315 £260 £280
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+21.15% -7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £307 £260 £252
10% offered a daily rate of more than £323 £260 £496
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £340 £325
% change year-on-year
-4.41% +4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.00 £27.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
-22.22% -16.92%
SQL Server 2008
East 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 Derbyshire region.

Database & Business Intelligence Category
Derbyshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Database & Business Intelligence category
47 54 19
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Derbyshire 18.29% 22.88% 14.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 35 34 7
Average daily rate £370 £275 £259
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+34.54% +6.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £135 £105 £243
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £415 £393
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 2
Average hourly rate - £14.50 £34.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -57.35%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.33 £34.75 £28.25
% change year-on-year
-27.10% +23.00%

SQL Server 2008
Jobs Demand Trend in Derbyshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing SQL Server 2008 across the Derbyshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Database & Business Intelligence category.

SQL Server 2008 Jobs Demand Trend in Derbyshire

SQL Server 2008
Daily Rate Trend in Derbyshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing SQL Server 2008 across the Derbyshire region.

SQL Server 2008 Daily Rate Trend in Derbyshire

SQL Server 2008
Hourly Rate Trend in Derbyshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing SQL Server 2008 across the Derbyshire region.

SQL Server 2008 Hourly Rate Trend in Derbyshire

SQL Server 2008
Contract Job Locations in Derbyshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing SQL Server 2008 within the Derbyshire region over the 3 months to 22 May 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Derby -1 2 £325 - 3
Chesterfield +2 1 £305 +17.30%
SQL Server 2008
East Midlands

SQL Server 2008
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Derbyshire

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Derbyshire 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 8 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 4 (50.00%) SQL
2 4 (50.00%) Windows
2 4 (50.00%) Linux
2 4 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 4 (50.00%) Windows Server 2012
3 3 (37.50%) SC Cleared
3 3 (37.50%) Security Cleared
3 3 (37.50%) SAP HANA
3 3 (37.50%) Oracle
3 3 (37.50%) SAP
3 3 (37.50%) UNIX
3 3 (37.50%) NetWeaver
4 2 (25.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 2 (25.00%) SAP Basis
5 1 (12.50%) Performance Monitoring
5 1 (12.50%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
5 1 (12.50%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 1 (12.50%) SQL Server 2005
5 1 (12.50%) Retail
5 1 (12.50%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 1 (12.50%) Business Intelligence Development Studio
5 1 (12.50%) SQL Server 2012
5 1 (12.50%) VMware Infrastructure
5 1 (12.50%) Windows 2000 Server
5 1 (12.50%) Network Management
5 1 (12.50%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (12.50%) Blackberry
5 1 (12.50%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 1 (12.50%) Disaster Recovery

SQL Server 2008
Top Related IT Skills in Derbyshire by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Derbyshire 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 3 (37.50%) NetWeaver
2 1 (12.50%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 1 (12.50%) IIS
2 1 (12.50%) SharePoint
2 1 (12.50%) MS Exchange
Communications & Networking
1 1 (12.50%) Firewall
1 1 (12.50%) DHCP
1 1 (12.50%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 3 (37.50%) SAP HANA
3 2 (25.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (12.50%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 1 (12.50%) SQL Server 2005
4 1 (12.50%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (12.50%) Business Intelligence Development Studio
4 1 (12.50%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 1 (12.50%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 1 (12.50%) Retail
Job Titles
1 3 (37.50%) SQL DBA
1 3 (37.50%) Consultant
1 3 (37.50%) DBA
1 3 (37.50%) SAP Consultant
2 2 (25.00%) SQL Server DBA
2 2 (25.00%) NetWeaver Consultant
3 1 (12.50%) SQL Server Developer
3 1 (12.50%) 3rd Line Support Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) SAP Basis Consultant
3 1 (12.50%) SQL Developer
3 1 (12.50%) Developer
3 1 (12.50%) Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) Support Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) 3rd Line Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (25.00%) SAP Basis
2 1 (12.50%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 1 (12.50%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 4 (50.00%) Windows
1 4 (50.00%) Linux
1 4 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 4 (50.00%) Windows Server 2012
2 3 (37.50%) UNIX
3 1 (12.50%) Windows 2000 Server
3 1 (12.50%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (12.50%) Performance Monitoring
1 1 (12.50%) Network Management
1 1 (12.50%) Disaster Recovery
Programming Languages
1 4 (50.00%) SQL
2 1 (12.50%) C#
2 1 (12.50%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (37.50%) SC Cleared
1 3 (37.50%) Security Cleared
2 1 (12.50%) MCSE
2 1 (12.50%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (12.50%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 1 (12.50%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (12.50%) VMware ESX
1 1 (12.50%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 3 (37.50%) Oracle
1 3 (37.50%) SAP
2 1 (12.50%) VMware
2 1 (12.50%) Cisco
2 1 (12.50%) Microsoft
2 1 (12.50%) Citrix