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 2 March 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
2 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft SQL Server 2008
Rank 77 51 31
Rank change year-on-year
-26 -20
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 2008 22 44 57
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 1.40% 2.95% 4.59%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 6.47% 14.06% 19.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 25 27
Average daily rate
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£310 £320 £285
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.12% +12.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £214 £236
10% offered a daily rate of more than £368 £395 £325
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £313
% change year-on-year
+7.69% +4.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 6 1
Average hourly rate - £35.00 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +7.69%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £28.69 £32.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-11.72% +18.18%
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
340 313 294
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 21.59% 20.96% 23.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 177 162 152
Average daily rate £350 £348 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.57% +16.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £255 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £425 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 30 40
Average hourly rate £22.50 £35.00 £36.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-35.71% -4.10%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.50 £24.50 £30.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.80 £40.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £31.50 £28.50
% change year-on-year
+11.11% +10.52%

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 2 March 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 2 March 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
Leicestershire +9 8 £300 -22.58% 7
Nottinghamshire -16 7 £338 +5.46% 6
Derbyshire +9 4 £300 +11.11% 1
Northamptonshire -10 2 £320 -5.18% 2
Lincolnshire - - - -
SQL Server 2008
England

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

For the 6 months to 2 March 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 37 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 21 (56.76%) SQL
3 19 (51.35%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 17 (45.95%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 12 (32.43%) Business Intelligence
5 12 (32.43%) Microsoft
6 11 (29.73%) SQL Server 2012
7 10 (27.03%) T-SQL
7 10 (27.03%) .NET
8 9 (24.32%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 7 (18.92%) Oracle
9 7 (18.92%) C#
9 7 (18.92%) Finance
10 6 (16.22%) ETL
10 6 (16.22%) SQL Server 2005
11 5 (13.51%) Data Analysis
11 5 (13.51%) Microsoft Analysis Services
11 5 (13.51%) MS PowerPoint
11 5 (13.51%) Windows
11 5 (13.51%) ASP.NET
11 5 (13.51%) HP
12 4 (10.81%) Remedy
12 4 (10.81%) NHS
12 4 (10.81%) Service Management
12 4 (10.81%) Web Services
12 4 (10.81%) UNIX
12 4 (10.81%) Crystal Reports
12 4 (10.81%) Data Warehouse
12 4 (10.81%) OOP
12 4 (10.81%) OO

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

For the 6 months to 2 March 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 3 (8.11%) NetWeaver
1 3 (8.11%) BizTalk Server
2 1 (2.70%) Exchange Server 2007
2 1 (2.70%) SharePoint 2010
2 1 (2.70%) SharePoint 2013
2 1 (2.70%) IIS
2 1 (2.70%) SharePoint
2 1 (2.70%) MS Exchange
2 1 (2.70%) SAS
Applications
1 5 (13.51%) MS PowerPoint
2 4 (10.81%) MS Excel
3 1 (2.70%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 1 (2.70%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.70%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.70%) DHCP
1 1 (2.70%) TCP/IP
1 1 (2.70%) VPN
1 1 (2.70%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 37 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 19 (51.35%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 17 (45.95%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 11 (29.73%) SQL Server 2012
5 9 (24.32%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 6 (16.22%) SQL Server 2005
7 5 (13.51%) Microsoft Analysis Services
8 4 (10.81%) Crystal Reports
8 4 (10.81%) Oracle Reports
8 4 (10.81%) Data Warehouse
9 3 (8.11%) SQL Server 2000
9 3 (8.11%) SAP HANA
10 2 (5.41%) OLAP
11 1 (2.70%) Star Schema
11 1 (2.70%) Microsoft Power View
11 1 (2.70%) PerformancePoint
Development Applications
1 2 (5.41%) NUnit
1 2 (5.41%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 7 (18.92%) Finance
2 3 (8.11%) Marketing
3 1 (2.70%) Telecoms
3 1 (2.70%) Retail
Job Titles
1 23 (62.16%) Developer
2 10 (27.03%) SQL Developer
3 5 (13.51%) SQL DBA
3 5 (13.51%) SQL Server Developer
3 5 (13.51%) SQL Server DBA
3 5 (13.51%) Analyst
3 5 (13.51%) DBA
4 4 (10.81%) Consultant
4 4 (10.81%) Data Analyst
4 4 (10.81%) .NET Developer
4 4 (10.81%) Business Intelligence Developer
4 4 (10.81%) MI Analyst
5 3 (8.11%) SAP Consultant
6 2 (5.41%) Report Developer
6 2 (5.41%) NetWeaver Consultant
6 2 (5.41%) Business Developer
7 1 (2.70%) Software Developer
7 1 (2.70%) 1st Line Support
7 1 (2.70%) Support Engineer
7 1 (2.70%) 3rd Line Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (27.03%) .NET
2 5 (13.51%) ASP.NET
3 4 (10.81%) Web Services
3 4 (10.81%) WCF
4 3 (8.11%) jQuery
4 3 (8.11%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
4 3 (8.11%) .NET Framework
4 3 (8.11%) MDX
5 2 (5.41%) SAP Basis
5 2 (5.41%) CSS
5 2 (5.41%) Razor View Engine
5 2 (5.41%) Twitter Bootstrap
5 2 (5.41%) ASP.NET MVC
5 2 (5.41%) HTML
5 2 (5.41%) ASP.NET Web API
6 1 (2.70%) ASP.NET Web Forms
6 1 (2.70%) ADO.NET
Miscellaneous
1 4 (10.81%) NHS
2 2 (5.41%) Replication
2 2 (5.41%) Computer Science
3 1 (2.70%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (2.70%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 5 (13.51%) Windows
2 4 (10.81%) Windows Server 2008
2 4 (10.81%) UNIX
3 3 (8.11%) Windows Server 2012
3 3 (8.11%) Linux
4 1 (2.70%) Windows XP
4 1 (2.70%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (32.43%) Business Intelligence
2 6 (16.22%) ETL
3 5 (13.51%) Data Analysis
4 4 (10.81%) Problem Management
4 4 (10.81%) Service Management
4 4 (10.81%) OOP
4 4 (10.81%) OO
5 3 (8.11%) Migration
5 3 (8.11%) Agile Software Development
6 2 (5.41%) Performance Monitoring
6 2 (5.41%) Data Modelling
6 2 (5.41%) Disaster Recovery
7 1 (2.70%) MVC
7 1 (2.70%) Scrum
7 1 (2.70%) Data Migration
7 1 (2.70%) Waterfall
7 1 (2.70%) High Availability
7 1 (2.70%) Data Governance
7 1 (2.70%) Analytics
7 1 (2.70%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 21 (56.76%) SQL
2 10 (27.03%) T-SQL
3 7 (18.92%) C#
4 3 (8.11%) JavaScript
4 3 (8.11%) VB.NET
5 2 (5.41%) XAML
Qualifications
1 3 (8.11%) SC Cleared
1 3 (8.11%) Security Cleared
2 2 (5.41%) Degree
System Software
1 1 (2.70%) Active Directory
1 1 (2.70%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (2.70%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 4 (10.81%) ServiceCenter
2 1 (2.70%) WSUS
Vendors
1 12 (32.43%) Microsoft
2 7 (18.92%) Oracle
3 5 (13.51%) HP
4 4 (10.81%) Remedy
5 3 (8.11%) SAP
6 1 (2.70%) Cognos
6 1 (2.70%) VMware
6 1 (2.70%) DataFlux
6 1 (2.70%) Dell
6 1 (2.70%) Avaya
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