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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SQL Server 2008 over the 3 months to 26 July 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
26 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft SQL Server 2008
Rank 85 65 45
Rank change year-on-year
-20 -20
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 2008 14 35 48
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 0.89% 2.23% 3.36%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 4.42% 9.49% 15.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 23 22
Median daily rate £325 £300 £288
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.33% +4.34%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £246 £238 £251
10% offered a daily rate of more than £385 £375 £398
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 3
Median hourly rate £14.50 - £13.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £25.75 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+16.50% +28.75%
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
317 369 310
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 20.09% 23.46% 21.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 201 229 149
Median daily rate £400 £338 £345
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+18.51% -2.17%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £160 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £543 £450 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £355 £350
% change year-on-year
+5.63% +1.42%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 6 27
Median hourly rate £14.50 £37.50 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-61.33% +7.14%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £28.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +14.00%

SQL Server 2008
Jobs Demand Trend in the East Midlands

The demand trend of contract jobs across the East Midlands region citing SQL Server 2008 as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 26 July 2016.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing SQL Server 2008 within the East Midlands region over the 3 months to 26 July 2016. 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 see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Northamptonshire -1 4 £331 -9.55%
Nottinghamshire -9 4 £344 +10.88% 2
Derbyshire +3 3 £235 -22.86%
Lincolnshire -10 2 - -
SQL Server 2008
England

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

For the 6 months to 26 July 2016, IT contractor jobs citing SQL Server 2008 also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the East Midlands region with a requirement for SQL Server 2008.

1 38 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 30 (78.95%) SQL
3 18 (47.37%) Business Intelligence
4 17 (44.74%) Microsoft
4 17 (44.74%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 16 (42.11%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 15 (39.47%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 13 (34.21%) ETL
8 12 (31.58%) Kimball Methodology
9 10 (26.32%) SQL Server 2012
9 10 (26.32%) .NET
9 10 (26.32%) OLAP
10 9 (23.68%) C#
10 9 (23.68%) T-SQL
10 9 (23.68%) Data Warehouse
10 9 (23.68%) ASP.NET
10 9 (23.68%) Dimensional Modelling
10 9 (23.68%) Agile Software Development
10 9 (23.68%) SQL Server 2005
10 9 (23.68%) OLAP Cube
11 8 (21.05%) MVC
12 7 (18.42%) Windows
13 6 (15.79%) HTML5
13 6 (15.79%) CSS3
13 6 (15.79%) CSS
13 6 (15.79%) HTML
13 6 (15.79%) Windows Server
14 5 (13.16%) JavaScript
14 5 (13.16%) Data Modelling
14 5 (13.16%) Active Directory

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

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 2 (5.26%) Exchange Server 2003
1 2 (5.26%) Exchange Server 2010
1 2 (5.26%) IIS
1 2 (5.26%) MS Exchange
1 2 (5.26%) SAS
Applications
1 2 (5.26%) MS Excel
2 1 (2.63%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 2 (5.26%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 4 (10.53%) Firewall
1 4 (10.53%) LAN
1 4 (10.53%) WAN
1 4 (10.53%) Wireless
2 2 (5.26%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 38 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 17 (44.74%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 16 (42.11%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 15 (39.47%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 10 (26.32%) OLAP
5 10 (26.32%) SQL Server 2012
6 9 (23.68%) Data Warehouse
6 9 (23.68%) OLAP Cube
6 9 (23.68%) SQL Server 2005
7 2 (5.26%) DB2
7 2 (5.26%) Power BI
7 2 (5.26%) SQL Server 2014
8 1 (2.63%) DTS
8 1 (2.63%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
8 1 (2.63%) Looker
8 1 (2.63%) Relational Database
8 1 (2.63%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 1 (2.63%) Subversion
1 1 (2.63%) Team Foundation Server
1 1 (2.63%) TortoiseSVN
1 1 (2.63%) Visual Studio
1 1 (2.63%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 5 (13.16%) Retail
2 3 (7.89%) Marketing
3 2 (5.26%) Banking
3 2 (5.26%) Legal
4 1 (2.63%) Finance
4 1 (2.63%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 26 (68.42%) Developer
2 15 (39.47%) SQL Developer
3 11 (28.95%) Business Intelligence Developer
4 7 (18.42%) .NET Developer
5 6 (15.79%) C# .NET Developer
5 6 (15.79%) C# Developer
5 6 (15.79%) SQL BI Developer
6 4 (10.53%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
6 4 (10.53%) C# WCF Developer
6 4 (10.53%) DBA
6 4 (10.53%) SQL DBA
6 4 (10.53%) SSIS Developer
6 4 (10.53%) SSRS Developer
6 4 (10.53%) WCF Developer
7 3 (7.89%) Infrastructure Support
8 2 (5.26%) 3rd Line Support
8 2 (5.26%) 3rd Line Support Specialist
8 2 (5.26%) C# VB.NET Developer
8 2 (5.26%) Support Analyst
8 2 (5.26%) Support Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (26.32%) .NET
2 9 (23.68%) ASP.NET
3 6 (15.79%) CSS
3 6 (15.79%) CSS3
3 6 (15.79%) HTML
3 6 (15.79%) HTML5
4 4 (10.53%) jQuery
4 4 (10.53%) WCF
4 4 (10.53%) Web Services
4 4 (10.53%) XHTML
5 2 (5.26%) ASP.NET MVC
5 2 (5.26%) ASP.NET Web Forms
5 2 (5.26%) Classic ASP
5 2 (5.26%) MDX
5 2 (5.26%) XML
6 1 (2.63%) JSON
6 1 (2.63%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 4 (10.53%) Algorithms
2 3 (7.89%) NHS
3 2 (5.26%) Data Centre
3 2 (5.26%) HP Storage
3 2 (5.26%) iSeries
4 1 (2.63%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (2.63%) Data Extraction
4 1 (2.63%) EPoS
4 1 (2.63%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 7 (18.42%) Windows
2 6 (15.79%) Windows Server
3 4 (10.53%) Windows Server 2008
3 4 (10.53%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (2.63%) Linux
4 1 (2.63%) Unix
4 1 (2.63%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (47.37%) Business Intelligence
2 13 (34.21%) ETL
3 12 (31.58%) Kimball Methodology
4 9 (23.68%) Agile Software Development
4 9 (23.68%) Dimensional Modelling
5 8 (21.05%) MVC
6 5 (13.16%) Continuous Integration
6 5 (13.16%) Data Modelling
7 4 (10.53%) Capacity Planning
7 4 (10.53%) E-Commerce
8 3 (7.89%) Migration
9 2 (5.26%) Change Control
9 2 (5.26%) ITIL
9 2 (5.26%) Network Management
9 2 (5.26%) Network Optimisation
9 2 (5.26%) Performance Tuning
9 2 (5.26%) Server Building
10 1 (2.63%) Continuous Improvement
10 1 (2.63%) Database Optimisation
10 1 (2.63%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 30 (78.95%) SQL
2 9 (23.68%) C#
2 9 (23.68%) T-SQL
3 5 (13.16%) JavaScript
4 4 (10.53%) VB.NET
5 2 (5.26%) VBScript
6 1 (2.63%) PowerShell
6 1 (2.63%) VB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (10.53%) Data Quality
2 2 (5.26%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 5 (13.16%) Active Directory
2 4 (10.53%) Hyper-V
Vendors
1 17 (44.74%) Microsoft
2 4 (10.53%) Cisco
3 2 (5.26%) arcserve
3 2 (5.26%) CA
3 2 (5.26%) Dell
3 2 (5.26%) HP
3 2 (5.26%) IBM
3 2 (5.26%) Tableau
3 2 (5.26%) Teradata
4 1 (2.63%) Oracle