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 17 April 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
17 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft SQL Server 2008
Rank 31 35 21
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -14
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 2008 5 3 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Derbyshire 1.91% 1.25% 0.77%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 7.25% 7.50% 6.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 1 1
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£313 £260 £245
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+20.19% +6.12%
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £325 £320
% change year-on-year
+4.61% +1.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 £32.50 £30.25
% change year-on-year
- +7.43%
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
69 40 16
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Derbyshire 26.34% 16.67% 12.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 44 29 10
Average daily rate £347 £275 £255
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+26.35% +7.84%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £278 £102 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £548 £348
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £330
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 1 0
Average hourly rate £22.50 £15.39 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+46.24% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £34.00 £35.00 £28.00
% change year-on-year
-2.85% +25.00%

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 17 April 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 0 4 £325 - 1
Chesterfield +3 1 £300 +15.38% 2
SQL Server 2008
East Midlands

SQL Server 2008
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Derbyshire

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 9 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 5 (55.56%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 5 (55.56%) Oracle
3 3 (33.33%) SQL
3 3 (33.33%) Business Intelligence
3 3 (33.33%) SAP
3 3 (33.33%) UNIX
3 3 (33.33%) Windows
3 3 (33.33%) Linux
3 3 (33.33%) NetWeaver
3 3 (33.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 3 (33.33%) SC Cleared
3 3 (33.33%) Security Cleared
3 3 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
3 3 (33.33%) SAP HANA
3 3 (33.33%) Windows Server 2012
4 2 (22.22%) SAP Basis
4 2 (22.22%) Problem Management
4 2 (22.22%) ServiceCenter
4 2 (22.22%) Crystal Reports
4 2 (22.22%) MS PowerPoint
4 2 (22.22%) Data Analysis
4 2 (22.22%) Service Management
4 2 (22.22%) Finance
4 2 (22.22%) Remedy
4 2 (22.22%) Oracle Reports
4 2 (22.22%) MS Excel
4 2 (22.22%) Microsoft
4 2 (22.22%) HP
5 1 (11.11%) NHS

SQL Server 2008
Top Related IT Skills in Derbyshire by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 (33.33%) NetWeaver
Applications
1 2 (22.22%) MS Excel
1 2 (22.22%) MS PowerPoint
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 5 (55.56%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 3 (33.33%) SAP HANA
3 3 (33.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 2 (22.22%) Crystal Reports
4 2 (22.22%) Oracle Reports
5 1 (11.11%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (11.11%) SQL Server 2012
5 1 (11.11%) SQL Server Analysis Services
General
1 2 (22.22%) Finance
2 1 (11.11%) Retail
Job Titles
1 3 (33.33%) Consultant
1 3 (33.33%) SAP Consultant
2 2 (22.22%) SQL Developer
2 2 (22.22%) SQL DBA
2 2 (22.22%) DBA
2 2 (22.22%) Data Analyst
2 2 (22.22%) SQL Server DBA
2 2 (22.22%) Developer
2 2 (22.22%) Analyst
2 2 (22.22%) NetWeaver Consultant
2 2 (22.22%) MI Analyst
3 1 (11.11%) Business Intelligence Developer
3 1 (11.11%) SAP Basis Consultant
3 1 (11.11%) SQL Server Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (22.22%) SAP Basis
2 1 (11.11%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 1 (11.11%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 3 (33.33%) UNIX
1 3 (33.33%) Windows
1 3 (33.33%) Linux
1 3 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
1 3 (33.33%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (33.33%) Business Intelligence
2 2 (22.22%) Service Management
2 2 (22.22%) Data Analysis
2 2 (22.22%) Problem Management
3 1 (11.11%) ETL
Programming Languages
1 3 (33.33%) SQL
2 1 (11.11%) T-SQL
2 1 (11.11%) C#
Qualifications
1 3 (33.33%) SC Cleared
1 3 (33.33%) Security Cleared
Systems Management
1 2 (22.22%) ServiceCenter
Vendors
1 5 (55.56%) Oracle
2 3 (33.33%) SAP
3 2 (22.22%) Microsoft
3 2 (22.22%) HP
3 2 (22.22%) Remedy