The table below looks at the statistics 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 6 July 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
6 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft SQL Server 2008
Rank 55 43 45
Rank change year-on-year
-12 +2
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 2008 41 46 48
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 2.64% 3.23% 3.53%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 11.61% 15.08% 20.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 28 25 31
Average daily rate
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£300 £290 £280
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.44% +3.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £217 £257 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £400 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £340 £325
% change year-on-year
-4.41% +4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £13.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.50 £22.50 £26.00
% change year-on-year
+4.44% -13.46%
SQL Server 2008
England

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 East Midlands region.

Database & Business Intelligence Category
East Midlands
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Database & Business Intelligence category
353 305 235
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 22.74% 21.39% 17.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 202 150 111
Average daily rate £320 £335 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.47% +11.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £160 £260 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
- +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 21 17
Average hourly rate £41.25 £30.00 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+37.50% -7.69%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £12.73 £16.10
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £35.00 £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £29.35 £28.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+2.96% -5.00%

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 6 July 2015.

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
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 6 July 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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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
Lincolnshire +2 12 £188 -6.25% 2
Leicestershire -8 12 £273 -6.03% 3
Nottinghamshire -2 7 £355 +14.51% 4
Derbyshire -2 5 £305 +6.08% 1
Northamptonshire -12 3 £400 - 2
SQL Server 2008
England

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

For the 6 months to 6 July 2015, 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 76 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 41 (53.95%) SQL
3 31 (40.79%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 29 (38.16%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 29 (38.16%) SQL Server 2012
5 20 (26.32%) C#
6 19 (25.00%) .NET
7 17 (22.37%) ASP.NET
8 16 (21.05%) SQL Server 2005
9 15 (19.74%) Migration
9 15 (19.74%) Windows
9 15 (19.74%) T-SQL
10 14 (18.42%) HTML
10 14 (18.42%) JavaScript
10 14 (18.42%) CSS
11 13 (17.11%) Business Intelligence
11 13 (17.11%) Agile Software Development
12 11 (14.47%) Microsoft
12 11 (14.47%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 11 (14.47%) Windows Server 2008
13 10 (13.16%) Windows Server 2012
13 10 (13.16%) ETL
13 10 (13.16%) MVC
14 9 (11.84%) E-Commerce
15 8 (10.53%) Data Warehouse
15 8 (10.53%) Active Directory
15 8 (10.53%) Windows Server 2003
15 8 (10.53%) VB.NET
15 8 (10.53%) Disaster Recovery
15 8 (10.53%) WinForms

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

For the 6 months to 6 July 2015, 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 7 (9.21%) MS Exchange
2 5 (6.58%) SharePoint
2 5 (6.58%) Exchange Server 2003
2 5 (6.58%) Exchange Server 2010
3 4 (5.26%) Apache Pig
3 4 (5.26%) Lync
4 3 (3.95%) NetWeaver
4 3 (3.95%) IIS
5 2 (2.63%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 1 (1.32%) SharePoint 2013
6 1 (1.32%) SAS
6 1 (1.32%) BizTalk Server
6 1 (1.32%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 3 (3.95%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.32%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 7 (9.21%) Firewall
2 5 (6.58%) Wireless
3 4 (5.26%) Cisco ASA
3 4 (5.26%) Intranet
3 4 (5.26%) Internet
4 2 (2.63%) Unified Communications
4 2 (2.63%) DHCP
4 2 (2.63%) DNS
5 1 (1.32%) SAN
5 1 (1.32%) LAN
5 1 (1.32%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 76 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 31 (40.79%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 29 (38.16%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 29 (38.16%) SQL Server 2012
4 16 (21.05%) SQL Server 2005
5 11 (14.47%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 8 (10.53%) Data Warehouse
7 6 (7.89%) Hadoop
8 4 (5.26%) Apache Hive
8 4 (5.26%) DTS
9 3 (3.95%) SQL Server 2000
9 3 (3.95%) SAP HANA
10 2 (2.63%) Data Mining
11 1 (1.32%) RDBMS
11 1 (1.32%) VLDB
11 1 (1.32%) MySQL
11 1 (1.32%) OLAP
11 1 (1.32%) Business Intelligence Development Studio
11 1 (1.32%) QlikView
11 1 (1.32%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 8 (10.53%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
2 6 (7.89%) Visual Studio
3 4 (5.26%) Git (software)
4 3 (3.95%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 7 (9.21%) Finance
2 2 (2.63%) Retail
3 1 (1.32%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 40 (52.63%) Developer
2 18 (23.68%) DBA
3 15 (19.74%) .NET Developer
3 15 (19.74%) SQL DBA
4 11 (14.47%) SQL Developer
4 11 (14.47%) Analyst
5 7 (9.21%) C# Developer
5 7 (9.21%) SQL Server DBA
5 7 (9.21%) C# .NET Developer
6 5 (6.58%) VB.NET Developer
7 4 (5.26%) Technical Analyst
7 4 (5.26%) ASP.NET Developer
7 4 (5.26%) Consultant
7 4 (5.26%) Hadoop Developer
8 3 (3.95%) C# ASP.NET Developer
8 3 (3.95%) Applications Developer
8 3 (3.95%) Support Analyst
8 3 (3.95%) Applications Support
8 3 (3.95%) 3rd Line Support
8 3 (3.95%) Infrastructure Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (25.00%) .NET
2 17 (22.37%) ASP.NET
3 14 (18.42%) CSS
3 14 (18.42%) HTML
4 8 (10.53%) WinForms
4 8 (10.53%) .NET Framework
5 6 (7.89%) WCF
6 5 (6.58%) WPF
6 5 (6.58%) ASP.NET Web Forms
6 5 (6.58%) jQuery
7 4 (5.26%) ASP.NET MVC
7 4 (5.26%) HTML5
7 4 (5.26%) ASP.NET MVC 2
7 4 (5.26%) ASP.NET Web API
7 4 (5.26%) CSS3
8 3 (3.95%) ASP.NET MVC 4
8 3 (3.95%) Entity Framework
8 3 (3.95%) XML
9 2 (2.63%) XHTML
9 2 (2.63%) ADO.NET
Miscellaneous
1 6 (7.89%) NHS
2 5 (6.58%) HP Storage
3 4 (5.26%) HP StoreVirtual
4 3 (3.95%) Client/Server
4 3 (3.95%) Replication
5 2 (2.63%) Blackberry
6 1 (1.32%) Clustering
6 1 (1.32%) Performance Metrics
Operating Systems
1 15 (19.74%) Windows
2 11 (14.47%) Windows Server 2008
3 10 (13.16%) Windows Server 2012
4 8 (10.53%) Windows Server 2003
5 5 (6.58%) Linux
5 5 (6.58%) Windows 7
6 4 (5.26%) UNIX
7 2 (2.63%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (19.74%) Migration
2 13 (17.11%) Agile Software Development
2 13 (17.11%) Business Intelligence
3 10 (13.16%) ETL
3 10 (13.16%) MVC
4 9 (11.84%) E-Commerce
5 8 (10.53%) Disaster Recovery
6 6 (7.89%) TDD
6 6 (7.89%) Data Migration
7 4 (5.26%) MapReduce
7 4 (5.26%) Performance Tuning
7 4 (5.26%) ITIL
8 3 (3.95%) Performance Monitoring
8 3 (3.95%) Network Management
8 3 (3.95%) User Acceptance Testing
8 3 (3.95%) Kimball Methodology
9 2 (2.63%) Load Testing
9 2 (2.63%) Data Governance
9 2 (2.63%) Project Management
9 2 (2.63%) Data Analysis
Programming Languages
1 41 (53.95%) SQL
2 20 (26.32%) C#
3 15 (19.74%) T-SQL
4 14 (18.42%) JavaScript
5 8 (10.53%) VB.NET
6 3 (3.95%) PowerShell
6 3 (3.95%) Perl
7 2 (2.63%) VB
7 2 (2.63%) VBA
Qualifications
1 4 (5.26%) SC Cleared
1 4 (5.26%) Security Cleared
2 2 (2.63%) MCSE
2 2 (2.63%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (2.63%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.32%) SLA
System Software
1 8 (10.53%) Active Directory
2 5 (6.58%) Hyper-V
3 3 (3.95%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (2.63%) VMware ESX
5 1 (1.32%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 1 (1.32%) ARCserve
Vendors
1 11 (14.47%) Microsoft
2 7 (9.21%) Cisco
3 5 (6.58%) HP
4 4 (5.26%) Oracle
4 4 (5.26%) Altiris
4 4 (5.26%) Riverbed
4 4 (5.26%) Exinda
5 3 (3.95%) SAP
5 3 (3.95%) VMware
6 2 (2.63%) Citrix
7 1 (1.32%) CA
7 1 (1.32%) Salesforce.com
7 1 (1.32%) Cognos
7 1 (1.32%) Tableau
7 1 (1.32%) DataFlux
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