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 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 59 45 39
Rank change year-on-year
-14 -6
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 2008 39 59 55
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 2.25% 3.69% 4.19%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 9.77% 15.45% 20.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 25 31 24
Average daily rate
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£325 £300 £265
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.33% +13.20%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £281 £265 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £400 £354
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £325 £320
% change year-on-year
+4.61% +1.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 6 2
Average hourly rate - £35.00 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +7.69%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 £32.50 £30.25
% change year-on-year
- +7.43%
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
399 382 274
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 22.98% 23.92% 20.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 240 184 164
Average daily rate £350 £323 £295
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.52% +9.32%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £425 £393
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £330
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 35 16
Average hourly rate £23.75 £35.00 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-32.14% +16.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.25 £27.00 £16.30
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £36.20 £40.00 £33.00
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 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 17 April 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 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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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
Nottinghamshire -10 13 £388 +21.09% 8
Leicestershire +5 12 £300 - 4
Derbyshire +4 5 £313 +20.19% 3
Northamptonshire -18 5 £400 +33.33%
Lincolnshire +4 2 £188 -29.24% 2
SQL Server 2008
England

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

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 51 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 31 (60.78%) SQL
3 27 (52.94%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 24 (47.06%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 21 (41.18%) SQL Server 2012
6 17 (33.33%) T-SQL
7 11 (21.57%) ETL
7 11 (21.57%) Business Intelligence
7 11 (21.57%) .NET
8 10 (19.61%) C#
8 10 (19.61%) Microsoft
8 10 (19.61%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 8 (15.69%) Finance
10 7 (13.73%) Migration
10 7 (13.73%) SQL Server 2005
10 7 (13.73%) Windows
10 7 (13.73%) ASP.NET
11 6 (11.76%) Data Warehouse
11 6 (11.76%) Oracle
11 6 (11.76%) Agile Software Development
12 5 (9.80%) .NET Framework
12 5 (9.80%) CSS
12 5 (9.80%) HTML
12 5 (9.80%) JavaScript
12 5 (9.80%) Windows Server 2008
13 4 (7.84%) Windows Server 2012
13 4 (7.84%) Entity Framework
13 4 (7.84%) Performance Tuning
13 4 (7.84%) Disaster Recovery
13 4 (7.84%) UNIX

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

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 (5.88%) NetWeaver
2 1 (1.96%) BizTalk Server
2 1 (1.96%) Exchange Server 2003
2 1 (1.96%) Lync
2 1 (1.96%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (1.96%) MS Exchange
2 1 (1.96%) SAS
Applications
1 2 (3.92%) MS Excel
1 2 (3.92%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.96%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.96%) TCP/IP
1 1 (1.96%) VPN
1 1 (1.96%) Intranet
1 1 (1.96%) Internet
1 1 (1.96%) Firewall
1 1 (1.96%) Wireless
1 1 (1.96%) Cisco ASA
1 1 (1.96%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 51 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 27 (52.94%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 24 (47.06%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 21 (41.18%) SQL Server 2012
5 10 (19.61%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 7 (13.73%) SQL Server 2005
7 6 (11.76%) Data Warehouse
8 3 (5.88%) DTS
8 3 (5.88%) SAP HANA
8 3 (5.88%) Microsoft Analysis Services
9 2 (3.92%) SQL Server 2000
9 2 (3.92%) OLAP
9 2 (3.92%) Crystal Reports
9 2 (3.92%) Oracle Reports
10 1 (1.96%) RDBMS
10 1 (1.96%) Star Schema
10 1 (1.96%) MySQL
10 1 (1.96%) QlikView
10 1 (1.96%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 3 (5.88%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (3.92%) NUnit
3 1 (1.96%) Visual Studio
General
1 8 (15.69%) Finance
2 2 (3.92%) Marketing
3 1 (1.96%) Telecoms
3 1 (1.96%) Retail
Job Titles
1 28 (54.90%) Developer
2 16 (31.37%) DBA
3 13 (25.49%) SQL DBA
4 12 (23.53%) SQL Developer
5 8 (15.69%) SQL Server DBA
6 6 (11.76%) .NET Developer
7 5 (9.80%) Analyst
8 4 (7.84%) SQL Server Developer
9 3 (5.88%) Consultant
9 3 (5.88%) SAP Consultant
9 3 (5.88%) Business Intelligence Developer
10 2 (3.92%) NetWeaver Consultant
10 2 (3.92%) Business Developer
10 2 (3.92%) Data Analyst
10 2 (3.92%) Data Warehouse Developer
10 2 (3.92%) Database Developer
10 2 (3.92%) MI Analyst
10 2 (3.92%) Report Developer
11 1 (1.96%) Development DBA
11 1 (1.96%) VB.NET/ASP.NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (21.57%) .NET
2 7 (13.73%) ASP.NET
3 5 (9.80%) CSS
3 5 (9.80%) .NET Framework
3 5 (9.80%) HTML
4 4 (7.84%) jQuery
4 4 (7.84%) Entity Framework
5 3 (5.88%) MDX
5 3 (5.88%) WCF
6 2 (3.92%) Twitter Bootstrap
6 2 (3.92%) ASP.NET Web Forms
6 2 (3.92%) ASP.NET Web API
6 2 (3.92%) Web Services
6 2 (3.92%) ADO.NET
6 2 (3.92%) SAP Basis
6 2 (3.92%) ASP.NET MVC
7 1 (1.96%) Ajax
7 1 (1.96%) XML
7 1 (1.96%) WinForms
7 1 (1.96%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 4 (7.84%) NHS
2 3 (5.88%) Replication
3 1 (1.96%) Clustering
3 1 (1.96%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (1.96%) Performance Metrics
Operating Systems
1 7 (13.73%) Windows
2 5 (9.80%) Windows Server 2008
3 4 (7.84%) UNIX
3 4 (7.84%) Windows Server 2012
4 3 (5.88%) Linux
5 2 (3.92%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (1.96%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (21.57%) ETL
1 11 (21.57%) Business Intelligence
2 7 (13.73%) Migration
3 6 (11.76%) Agile Software Development
4 4 (7.84%) Performance Tuning
4 4 (7.84%) Disaster Recovery
4 4 (7.84%) Data Analysis
5 3 (5.88%) MVC
6 2 (3.92%) Performance Monitoring
6 2 (3.92%) TDD
6 2 (3.92%) Problem Management
6 2 (3.92%) Service Management
6 2 (3.92%) OOP
6 2 (3.92%) OO
7 1 (1.96%) CRM
7 1 (1.96%) E-Commerce
7 1 (1.96%) Data Modelling
7 1 (1.96%) ITIL
7 1 (1.96%) Project Management
7 1 (1.96%) Continuous Integration
Programming Languages
1 31 (60.78%) SQL
2 17 (33.33%) T-SQL
3 10 (19.61%) C#
4 5 (9.80%) JavaScript
5 3 (5.88%) Perl
5 3 (5.88%) VB.NET
6 2 (3.92%) VBA
6 2 (3.92%) PowerShell
6 2 (3.92%) VB
Qualifications
1 4 (7.84%) SC Cleared
1 4 (7.84%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 2 (3.92%) Active Directory
2 1 (1.96%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (1.96%) Hyper-V
2 1 (1.96%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 2 (3.92%) ServiceCenter
Vendors
1 10 (19.61%) Microsoft
2 6 (11.76%) Oracle
3 3 (5.88%) SAP
3 3 (5.88%) HP
4 2 (3.92%) Remedy
5 1 (1.96%) VMware
5 1 (1.96%) Altiris
5 1 (1.96%) DataFlux
5 1 (1.96%) Riverbed
5 1 (1.96%) Tableau
5 1 (1.96%) Exinda
5 1 (1.96%) Cognos
5 1 (1.96%) Cisco
5 1 (1.96%) Salesforce.com
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