The first table below looks at the demand for SQL Server 2008 skills in IT contracts advertised for the East Midlands 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 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Database & Business Intelligence category for the East Midlands region.

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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft SQL Server 2008
Rank 41 36 35
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -1
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 2008 59 56 49
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 3.66% 4.34% 3.46%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 15.01% 20.66% 17.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 32 24 29
Average daily rate £300 £265 £260
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.20% +1.92%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £354 £334
UK excluding London average daily rate £328 £323 £325
% change year-on-year
+1.55% -0.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 2 4
Average hourly rate £35.00 £32.50 £33.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% -3.70%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.00 £32.50 £22.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £36.00 £32.50 £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 £32.50 £32.75
% change year-on-year
- -0.76%
Database & Business Intelligence Category
East Midlands
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Database & Business Intelligence category
393 271 282
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 24.36% 20.99% 19.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 188 163 146
Average daily rate £320 £293 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.40% -2.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £396 £445
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £330 £338
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -2.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 37 13 13
Average hourly rate £35.00 £29.00 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+20.68% -17.14%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £27.00 £17.00 £15.70
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £32.50 £57.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £28.00 £28.50
% change year-on-year
+25.00% -1.75%
SQL Server 2008
England

SQL Server 2008
Jobs Demand Trend in the East Midlands

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

SQL Server 2008 Jobs Demand Trend in the East Midlands

SQL Server 2008
Daily Rate Trend in the East Midlands

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

SQL Server 2008 Daily Rate Trend in the East Midlands

SQL Server 2008
Daily Rate Histogram in the East Midlands

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing SQL Server 2008 across the East Midlands region over the 3 months to 18 April 2014.

SQL Server 2008 Daily Rate Histogram in the East Midlands

SQL Server 2008
Hourly Rate Trend in the East Midlands

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

SQL Server 2008 Hourly Rate Trend in the East Midlands

SQL Server 2008
Hourly Rate Histogram in the East Midlands

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing SQL Server 2008 across the East Midlands region over the 3 months to 18 April 2014.

SQL Server 2008 Hourly Rate Histogram in the East Midlands

SQL Server 2008
Contract Job Locations in the East Midlands

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 East Midlands region over the 3 months to 18 April 2014. 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
Leicestershire -11 17 £300 +13.20% 6
Northamptonshire +2 15 £300 +15.38% 5
Nottinghamshire -15 10 £320 +16.36% 3
Derbyshire -16 3 £260 -0.95% 4
Lincolnshire -5 2 £265 +17.77% 1
SQL Server 2008
England

SQL Server 2008
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East Midlands

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the East Midlands 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.

1 113 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 72 (63.72%) .NET
3 68 (60.18%) C#
4 62 (54.87%) SQL
5 57 (50.44%) ASP.NET
6 40 (35.40%) JavaScript
7 39 (34.51%) HTML
8 37 (32.74%) CSS
8 37 (32.74%) jQuery
9 36 (31.86%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 30 (26.55%) SQL Server 2005
11 27 (23.89%) T-SQL
11 27 (23.89%) HTML5
12 24 (21.24%) Ajax
13 22 (19.47%) SQL Server Reporting Services
14 21 (18.58%) MVC
15 20 (17.70%) Business Intelligence
15 20 (17.70%) ASP.NET MVC
16 19 (16.81%) WCF
16 19 (16.81%) SQL Server 2012
16 19 (16.81%) Windows
17 18 (15.93%) ETL
18 17 (15.04%) XML
19 16 (14.16%) Web Services
19 16 (14.16%) SQL Server Analysis Services
20 15 (13.27%) .NET Framework
21 14 (12.39%) Data Warehouse
22 13 (11.50%) Microsoft
22 13 (11.50%) Visual Studio
23 10 (8.85%) BizTalk Server

SQL Server 2008
Top Related IT Skills in the East Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the East Midlands 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 10 (8.85%) BizTalk Server
2 5 (4.42%) Commerce Server
3 4 (3.54%) MS Exchange
3 4 (3.54%) IIS
3 4 (3.54%) Exchange Server 2010
4 3 (2.65%) Exchange Server 2007
4 3 (2.65%) CMS
5 2 (1.77%) SharePoint
5 2 (1.77%) Sitecore CMS
5 2 (1.77%) Oracle Spatial
6 1 (0.88%) DNN
6 1 (0.88%) SharePoint 2010
6 1 (0.88%) SharePoint 2013
6 1 (0.88%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 2 (1.77%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.88%) Spreadsheet
2 1 (0.88%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (1.77%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (0.88%) Agresso
Cloud Services
1 6 (5.31%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 2 (1.77%) Internet
2 1 (0.88%) NetScaler
2 1 (0.88%) VoIP
2 1 (0.88%) TCP/IP
2 1 (0.88%) DNS
2 1 (0.88%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 113 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 36 (31.86%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 30 (26.55%) SQL Server 2005
4 22 (19.47%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 19 (16.81%) SQL Server 2012
6 16 (14.16%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 14 (12.39%) Data Warehouse
8 9 (7.96%) OLAP
9 7 (6.19%) DTS
10 6 (5.31%) SQL Server 2000
11 2 (1.77%) Relational Database
12 1 (0.88%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
12 1 (0.88%) Azure SQL Database
12 1 (0.88%) MySQL
12 1 (0.88%) Cognos Powerplay
12 1 (0.88%) ReportNet
12 1 (0.88%) Microsoft Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 13 (11.50%) Visual Studio
2 4 (3.54%) Team Foundation Server
3 3 (2.65%) Selenium
4 2 (1.77%) Rhino Mocks
5 1 (0.88%) Git (software)
5 1 (0.88%) Moq
5 1 (0.88%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 6 (5.31%) Finance
2 3 (2.65%) Retail
2 3 (2.65%) Manufacturing
3 2 (1.77%) Electronics
3 2 (1.77%) Telecoms
3 2 (1.77%) Back Office
3 2 (1.77%) Banking
3 2 (1.77%) Retail Banking
3 2 (1.77%) Marketing
4 1 (0.88%) Local Government
4 1 (0.88%) Financial Institution
4 1 (0.88%) Legal
Job Titles
1 99 (87.61%) Developer
2 43 (38.05%) .NET Developer
3 39 (34.51%) C# Developer
4 34 (30.09%) C# .NET Developer
5 29 (25.66%) SQL Developer
6 25 (22.12%) ASP.NET Developer
7 22 (19.47%) C# ASP.NET Developer
8 16 (14.16%) SQL Server Developer
9 5 (4.42%) BizTalk Developer
9 5 (4.42%) Analyst
10 4 (3.54%) Business Intelligence Developer
11 3 (2.65%) SQL DBA
11 3 (2.65%) Analyst Developer
11 3 (2.65%) Web Developer
11 3 (2.65%) DBA
12 2 (1.77%) SQL Server DBA
12 2 (1.77%) Applications Developer
12 2 (1.77%) Consultant
12 2 (1.77%) Database Developer
12 2 (1.77%) Web Applications Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 72 (63.72%) .NET
2 57 (50.44%) ASP.NET
3 39 (34.51%) HTML
4 37 (32.74%) CSS
4 37 (32.74%) jQuery
5 27 (23.89%) HTML5
6 24 (21.24%) Ajax
7 20 (17.70%) ASP.NET MVC
8 19 (16.81%) WCF
9 17 (15.04%) XML
10 16 (14.16%) Web Services
11 15 (13.27%) .NET Framework
12 9 (7.96%) REST
12 9 (7.96%) ASP.NET MVC 3
13 8 (7.08%) MDX
14 7 (6.19%) CSS3
14 7 (6.19%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
14 7 (6.19%) WinForms
15 6 (5.31%) XSD
15 6 (5.31%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 7 (6.19%) NHS
2 2 (1.77%) GIS
2 2 (1.77%) DTV
2 2 (1.77%) Data Extraction
2 2 (1.77%) Data Integration
2 2 (1.77%) Statistics
3 1 (0.88%) Video Conferencing
3 1 (0.88%) Inversion of Control
3 1 (0.88%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 19 (16.81%) Windows
2 6 (5.31%) Windows Server 2008
3 5 (4.42%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (0.88%) Windows 8
4 1 (0.88%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (0.88%) Linux
4 1 (0.88%) UNIX
4 1 (0.88%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (18.58%) MVC
2 20 (17.70%) Business Intelligence
3 18 (15.93%) ETL
4 10 (8.85%) E-Commerce
5 8 (7.08%) Dimensional Modelling
6 6 (5.31%) Workflow
7 5 (4.42%) System Testing
7 5 (4.42%) Performance Analysis
7 5 (4.42%) OO
7 5 (4.42%) Data Modelling
7 5 (4.42%) SOA
7 5 (4.42%) TDD
8 4 (3.54%) Agile Software Development
9 3 (2.65%) Kimball Methodology
9 3 (2.65%) Migration
9 3 (2.65%) Scrum
10 2 (1.77%) Stakeholder Management
10 2 (1.77%) Disaster Recovery
10 2 (1.77%) Programme Management
10 2 (1.77%) Logistics
Programming Languages
1 68 (60.18%) C#
2 62 (54.87%) SQL
3 40 (35.40%) JavaScript
4 27 (23.89%) T-SQL
5 6 (5.31%) VBA
6 5 (4.42%) XPath
7 4 (3.54%) VB
8 3 (2.65%) VB.NET
8 3 (2.65%) VB6
9 1 (0.88%) PowerShell
9 1 (0.88%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 5 (4.42%) Microsoft Certification
2 3 (2.65%) MCSE
3 2 (1.77%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 2 (1.77%) MCTS
4 1 (0.88%) MCP
System Software
1 5 (4.42%) Active Directory
2 3 (2.65%) vSphere
3 1 (0.88%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (0.88%) Hyper-V
3 1 (0.88%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 1 (0.88%) SCCM
1 1 (0.88%) SCOM
Vendors
1 13 (11.50%) Microsoft
2 4 (3.54%) Business Objects
3 3 (2.65%) Oracle
3 3 (2.65%) Citrix
3 3 (2.65%) VMware
4 2 (1.77%) Sage
4 2 (1.77%) HP
4 2 (1.77%) Cognos
4 2 (1.77%) SAP
4 2 (1.77%) Sitecore
5 1 (0.88%) Cisco
5 1 (0.88%) Dell
5 1 (0.88%) Altiris
5 1 (0.88%) Teradata
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