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 4 September 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
4 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft SQL Server 2008
Rank 89 61 34
Rank change year-on-year
-28 -27
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 2008 14 33 74
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 0.87% 2.20% 4.54%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 3.85% 11.50% 20.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 16 48
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£350 £300 £284
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.66% +5.72%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £275 £214
10% offered a daily rate of more than £413 £388 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.84% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 6
Average hourly rate £27.50 £13.00 £33.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+111.53% -61.48%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £29.00 £20.00 £30.50
% change year-on-year
+45.00% -34.42%
SQL Server 2008
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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
364 287 369
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 22.62% 19.13% 22.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 223 137 194
Average daily rate £375 £340 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.29% +4.61%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £239 £275 £216
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £500 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 21 17
Average hourly rate £12.75 £37.50 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-66.00% +15.38%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £8.00 £13.00 £25.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £38.00 £37.50 £46.25
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.55 £31.80 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+5.51% -2.16%

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 4 September 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 4 September 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 -1 6 £338 -25.00% 2
Nottinghamshire -13 4 £375 +19.04% 6
Lincolnshire +1 3 £235 -14.54% 4
Northamptonshire -4 1 £413 +37.50% 2
SQL Server 2008
England

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

For the 6 months to 4 September 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 64 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 38 (59.38%) SQL
3 28 (43.75%) SQL Server 2012
4 26 (40.63%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 25 (39.06%) C#
6 23 (35.94%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 20 (31.25%) .NET
8 19 (29.69%) ASP.NET
9 17 (26.56%) CSS
9 17 (26.56%) HTML
10 16 (25.00%) SQL Server 2005
11 14 (21.88%) JavaScript
12 13 (20.31%) T-SQL
12 13 (20.31%) Migration
13 12 (18.75%) MVC
13 12 (18.75%) Agile Software Development
13 12 (18.75%) Windows
14 10 (15.63%) E-Commerce
15 9 (14.06%) Business Intelligence
15 9 (14.06%) Microsoft
16 8 (12.50%) Active Directory
16 8 (12.50%) MS Exchange
16 8 (12.50%) Cisco
16 8 (12.50%) Windows Server 2003
16 8 (12.50%) VB.NET
16 8 (12.50%) .NET Framework
16 8 (12.50%) Finance
16 8 (12.50%) Firewall
16 8 (12.50%) WinForms
16 8 (12.50%) Windows Server 2012

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

For the 6 months to 4 September 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 8 (12.50%) MS Exchange
2 6 (9.38%) SharePoint
2 6 (9.38%) Exchange Server 2003
2 6 (9.38%) Exchange Server 2010
3 5 (7.81%) IIS
4 4 (6.25%) Apache Pig
4 4 (6.25%) Lync
5 2 (3.13%) Umbraco
5 2 (3.13%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 1 (1.56%) CMS
6 1 (1.56%) SharePoint 2010
6 1 (1.56%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 4 (6.25%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.56%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 8 (12.50%) Firewall
2 6 (9.38%) Wireless
3 4 (6.25%) Cisco ASA
3 4 (6.25%) Intranet
3 4 (6.25%) Internet
4 2 (3.13%) Unified Communications
4 2 (3.13%) LAN
4 2 (3.13%) WAN
4 2 (3.13%) DHCP
4 2 (3.13%) DNS
4 2 (3.13%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 64 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 28 (43.75%) SQL Server 2012
3 26 (40.63%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 23 (35.94%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 16 (25.00%) SQL Server 2005
6 8 (12.50%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 6 (9.38%) Hadoop
8 5 (7.81%) Data Warehouse
9 4 (6.25%) DTS
9 4 (6.25%) Apache Hive
10 2 (3.13%) Relational Database
10 2 (3.13%) MySQL
10 2 (3.13%) Data Mining
11 1 (1.56%) VLDB
11 1 (1.56%) SQL Server 2000
11 1 (1.56%) OLAP
11 1 (1.56%) Business Intelligence Development Studio
Development Applications
1 8 (12.50%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
2 6 (9.38%) Visual Studio
3 5 (7.81%) Git (software)
4 2 (3.13%) Team Foundation Server
5 1 (1.56%) Subversion
General
1 8 (12.50%) Finance
2 2 (3.13%) Retail
Job Titles
1 32 (50.00%) Developer
2 17 (26.56%) DBA
3 14 (21.88%) .NET Developer
3 14 (21.88%) SQL DBA
4 11 (17.19%) Analyst
5 7 (10.94%) C# Developer
5 7 (10.94%) C# .NET Developer
6 5 (7.81%) SQL Developer
6 5 (7.81%) VB.NET Developer
7 4 (6.25%) Technical Analyst
7 4 (6.25%) ASP.NET Developer
7 4 (6.25%) SQL Server DBA
7 4 (6.25%) Infrastructure Analyst
7 4 (6.25%) Support Analyst
7 4 (6.25%) Hadoop Developer
8 3 (4.69%) C# ASP.NET Developer
8 3 (4.69%) Applications Developer
8 3 (4.69%) Administrator
8 3 (4.69%) Applications Support
9 2 (3.13%) 3rd Line Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (31.25%) .NET
2 19 (29.69%) ASP.NET
3 17 (26.56%) CSS
3 17 (26.56%) HTML
4 8 (12.50%) WinForms
4 8 (12.50%) .NET Framework
5 7 (10.94%) jQuery
6 6 (9.38%) ASP.NET MVC
6 6 (9.38%) HTML5
6 6 (9.38%) WCF
6 6 (9.38%) CSS3
7 5 (7.81%) WPF
7 5 (7.81%) ASP.NET Web Forms
7 5 (7.81%) ASP.NET MVC 2
8 4 (6.25%) ASP.NET Web API
9 3 (4.69%) ASP.NET MVC 4
9 3 (4.69%) KnockoutJS
9 3 (4.69%) Entity Framework
9 3 (4.69%) JSON
9 3 (4.69%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 6 (9.38%) HP Storage
2 4 (6.25%) HP StoreVirtual
3 3 (4.69%) Client/Server
3 3 (4.69%) NHS
4 2 (3.13%) Blackberry
4 2 (3.13%) Clustering
5 1 (1.56%) GIS
5 1 (1.56%) Replication
5 1 (1.56%) N-Tier
5 1 (1.56%) User Experience
5 1 (1.56%) Performance Metrics
Operating Systems
1 12 (18.75%) Windows
2 8 (12.50%) Windows Server 2003
2 8 (12.50%) Windows Server 2008
2 8 (12.50%) Windows Server 2012
3 6 (9.38%) Windows 7
4 2 (3.13%) Windows 2000 Server
4 2 (3.13%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (20.31%) Migration
2 12 (18.75%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (18.75%) MVC
3 10 (15.63%) E-Commerce
4 9 (14.06%) Business Intelligence
5 7 (10.94%) ETL
6 6 (9.38%) Data Migration
6 6 (9.38%) Disaster Recovery
7 5 (7.81%) TDD
7 5 (7.81%) Performance Tuning
8 4 (6.25%) Network Management
8 4 (6.25%) MapReduce
8 4 (6.25%) ITIL
9 3 (4.69%) Performance Monitoring
9 3 (4.69%) User Acceptance Testing
9 3 (4.69%) Kimball Methodology
10 2 (3.13%) Change Control
10 2 (3.13%) Database Mirroring
10 2 (3.13%) Load Testing
10 2 (3.13%) Capacity Planning
Programming Languages
1 38 (59.38%) SQL
2 25 (39.06%) C#
3 14 (21.88%) JavaScript
4 13 (20.31%) T-SQL
5 8 (12.50%) VB.NET
6 5 (7.81%) VB
7 3 (4.69%) Perl
7 3 (4.69%) PowerShell
8 2 (3.13%) VBA
Qualifications
1 2 (3.13%) MCSE
1 2 (3.13%) Cisco Certification
1 2 (3.13%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (1.56%) Degree
2 1 (1.56%) SC Cleared
2 1 (1.56%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.56%) SLA
System Software
1 8 (12.50%) Active Directory
2 6 (9.38%) Hyper-V
3 2 (3.13%) VMware ESX
3 2 (3.13%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (3.13%) ARCserve
Vendors
1 9 (14.06%) Microsoft
2 8 (12.50%) Cisco
3 6 (9.38%) HP
4 4 (6.25%) Altiris
4 4 (6.25%) Riverbed
4 4 (6.25%) Exinda
5 2 (3.13%) Citrix
5 2 (3.13%) CA
5 2 (3.13%) VMware
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