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 10 February 2016 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
10 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft SQL Server 2008
Rank 69 66 46
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -20
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 2008 30 19 60
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 1.91% 1.32% 3.92%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 8.60% 6.38% 18.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 12 40
Average daily rate £375 £300 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+25.00% -6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £277 £211
10% offered a daily rate of more than £448 £395 £351
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 2
Average hourly rate £14.00 - £31.25
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.40 - £28.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.80 - £34.25
UK excluding London average hourly rate £42.50 £28.69 £31.50
% change year-on-year
+48.13% -8.92%
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
349 298 333
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 22.27% 20.64% 21.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 194 159 178
Average daily rate £375 £340 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.29% +6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £224
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 1 23
Average hourly rate £14.00 £12.50 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+12.00% -64.28%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.50 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.60 £12.50 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 £32.50 £29.00
% change year-on-year
- +12.06%

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 10 February 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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing SQL Server 2008 within the East Midlands region over the 3 months to 10 February 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
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
Northamptonshire - 10 £388 - 3
Leicestershire -7 9 £275 -6.77% 4
Nottinghamshire -8 6 £463 +37.03% 1
Derbyshire -18 1 £375 +25.00% 2
Lincolnshire - 1 - -
SQL Server 2008
England

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

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, 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 53 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 43 (81.13%) SQL
3 30 (56.60%) C#
4 28 (52.83%) .NET
5 22 (41.51%) ASP.NET
6 20 (37.74%) MVC
7 19 (35.85%) Microsoft
7 19 (35.85%) SQL Server 2012
8 16 (30.19%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 14 (26.42%) Retail
9 14 (26.42%) Business Intelligence
10 13 (24.53%) JavaScript
10 13 (24.53%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 13 (24.53%) jQuery
10 13 (24.53%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 12 (22.64%) CSS
12 11 (20.75%) VB.NET
12 11 (20.75%) HTML
12 11 (20.75%) Data Warehouse
12 11 (20.75%) ETL
12 11 (20.75%) WCF
12 11 (20.75%) CSS3
12 11 (20.75%) HTML5
13 10 (18.87%) ASP.NET MVC
13 10 (18.87%) E-Commerce
14 9 (16.98%) XHTML
14 9 (16.98%) T-SQL
14 9 (16.98%) Web Services
14 9 (16.98%) DB2
14 9 (16.98%) SQL Server 2005

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

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, 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 (5.66%) IIS
2 2 (3.77%) Exchange Server 2010
2 2 (3.77%) MS Exchange
2 2 (3.77%) Umbraco
3 1 (1.89%) BizTalk Server
3 1 (1.89%) CMS
3 1 (1.89%) ColdFusion
3 1 (1.89%) Exchange Server 2003
3 1 (1.89%) JRun
3 1 (1.89%) SAS
3 1 (1.89%) SharePoint
3 1 (1.89%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 7 (13.21%) MS Excel
2 2 (3.77%) MS Office
2 2 (3.77%) Simulink
Business Applications
1 4 (7.55%) ResourceLink
2 1 (1.89%) Cognos Business Intelligence
2 1 (1.89%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (1.89%) SystmOne
Communications & Networking
1 4 (7.55%) Firewall
2 3 (5.66%) SAN
3 1 (1.89%) Cisco ASA
3 1 (1.89%) DHCP
3 1 (1.89%) Internet
3 1 (1.89%) Intranet
3 1 (1.89%) SMTP
3 1 (1.89%) TCP/IP
3 1 (1.89%) Unified Communications
3 1 (1.89%) VoIP
3 1 (1.89%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 53 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 19 (35.85%) SQL Server 2012
3 16 (30.19%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 13 (24.53%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 13 (24.53%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 11 (20.75%) Data Warehouse
6 9 (16.98%) DB2
6 9 (16.98%) SQL Server 2005
7 5 (9.43%) OLAP
8 4 (7.55%) Microsoft Analysis Services
8 4 (7.55%) OLAP Cube
9 3 (5.66%) Crystal Reports
9 3 (5.66%) ReportNet
10 1 (1.89%) DTS
10 1 (1.89%) GIS
10 1 (1.89%) MySQL
10 1 (1.89%) Relational Database
10 1 (1.89%) SQL Server 2000
10 1 (1.89%) SQL Server 2014
10 1 (1.89%) VLDB
Development Applications
1 5 (9.43%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
2 3 (5.66%) Team Foundation Server
2 3 (5.66%) Visual Studio
3 1 (1.89%) JIRA
3 1 (1.89%) MSTest
3 1 (1.89%) NuGet
3 1 (1.89%) Subversion
General
1 14 (26.42%) Retail
2 4 (7.55%) Marketing
3 3 (5.66%) Finance
4 2 (3.77%) Banking
4 2 (3.77%) Telecoms
5 1 (1.89%) Automotive
5 1 (1.89%) Legal
Job Titles
1 38 (71.70%) Developer
2 22 (41.51%) .NET Developer
2 22 (41.51%) SQL Developer
3 18 (33.96%) C# .NET Developer
3 18 (33.96%) C# Developer
4 9 (16.98%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
4 9 (16.98%) Business Intelligence Developer
4 9 (16.98%) C# WCF Developer
4 9 (16.98%) VB.NET Developer
4 9 (16.98%) WCF Developer
5 8 (15.09%) C# VB.NET Developer
6 7 (13.21%) JavaScript Developer
7 4 (7.55%) Data Warehouse Developer
7 4 (7.55%) DBA
7 4 (7.55%) ETL Developer
7 4 (7.55%) SQL BI Developer
7 4 (7.55%) SQL DBA
8 3 (5.66%) Senior Developer
8 3 (5.66%) SQL Server DBA
9 2 (3.77%) Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 28 (52.83%) .NET
2 22 (41.51%) ASP.NET
3 13 (24.53%) jQuery
4 12 (22.64%) CSS
5 11 (20.75%) CSS3
5 11 (20.75%) HTML
5 11 (20.75%) HTML5
5 11 (20.75%) WCF
6 10 (18.87%) ASP.NET MVC
7 9 (16.98%) Web Services
7 9 (16.98%) XHTML
8 6 (11.32%) .NET Framework
9 4 (7.55%) Entity Framework
10 3 (5.66%) JSON
11 2 (3.77%) LINQ
12 1 (1.89%) Ajax
12 1 (1.89%) ASP.NET MVC 2
12 1 (1.89%) RESTful
12 1 (1.89%) Twitter Bootstrap
12 1 (1.89%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 9 (16.98%) Algorithms
1 9 (16.98%) iSeries
2 2 (3.77%) Mathematics
2 2 (3.77%) NHS
2 2 (3.77%) N-Tier
2 2 (3.77%) Reference Data
3 1 (1.89%) Data Integration
3 1 (1.89%) HP Storage
3 1 (1.89%) HP StoreVirtual
3 1 (1.89%) Inversion of Control
3 1 (1.89%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 7 (13.21%) Windows
2 5 (9.43%) Windows Server
2 5 (9.43%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (3.77%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (1.89%) Windows 7
4 1 (1.89%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (1.89%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (37.74%) MVC
2 14 (26.42%) Business Intelligence
3 11 (20.75%) ETL
4 10 (18.87%) E-Commerce
5 7 (13.21%) Agile Software Development
6 6 (11.32%) Kimball Methodology
7 4 (7.55%) Dimensional Modelling
8 3 (5.66%) Continuous Integration
8 3 (5.66%) Mentoring
8 3 (5.66%) Software Engineering
9 2 (3.77%) Automated Testing
9 2 (3.77%) Data Management
9 2 (3.77%) Data Modelling
9 2 (3.77%) Disaster Recovery
9 2 (3.77%) ITIL
9 2 (3.77%) Migration
9 2 (3.77%) Performance Monitoring
9 2 (3.77%) Programme Management
9 2 (3.77%) Service Delivery
10 1 (1.89%) OO
Programming Languages
1 43 (81.13%) SQL
2 30 (56.60%) C#
3 13 (24.53%) JavaScript
4 11 (20.75%) VB.NET
5 9 (16.98%) T-SQL
6 2 (3.77%) MATLAB
7 1 (1.89%) Java
7 1 (1.89%) VB
Qualifications
1 1 (1.89%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (5.66%) Data Quality
System Software
1 5 (9.43%) Active Directory
2 2 (3.77%) vSphere
3 1 (1.89%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 3 (5.66%) Backup Exec
2 2 (3.77%) SCCM
Vendors
1 19 (35.85%) Microsoft
2 5 (9.43%) NetApp
3 4 (7.55%) Cognos
3 4 (7.55%) VMware
4 3 (5.66%) Cisco
5 2 (3.77%) CheckPoint
6 1 (1.89%) Adobe
6 1 (1.89%) Altiris
6 1 (1.89%) arcserve
6 1 (1.89%) Citrix
6 1 (1.89%) Dell
6 1 (1.89%) EMC
6 1 (1.89%) Exinda
6 1 (1.89%) HP
6 1 (1.89%) Riverbed
Leicestershire
Ampersand Consulting
Rate: £250 - £300 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Northamptonshire
ReThink Recruitment
Rate: £0.00 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Nottingham
Venturi
Rate: £450 - £500 per day
Posted: 9 days ago
Leicestershire
Nigel Frank International
Rate: £300 - £350 per day
Posted: 13 days ago