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 10 December 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
10 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft SQL Server 2008
Rank 78 71 77
Rank change year-on-year
-7 +6
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 2008 22 31 18
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 1.35% 2.00% 1.08%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 5.64% 8.68% 5.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 19 11
Median daily rate £355 £300 £275
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+18.33% +9.09%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £275 £135
10% offered a daily rate of more than £363 £400 £350
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 5 0
Median hourly rate - £15.50 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.50 £20.00 £33.50
% change year-on-year
+102.50% -40.29%
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
390 357 308
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 23.88% 22.99% 18.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 234 223 185
Median daily rate £365 £375 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.66% +11.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £140 £275 £155
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £463
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £385 £363
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +6.20%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 8 3
Median hourly rate £19.00 £15.50 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+22.58% -6.06%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.60 £12.00 £13.35
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.80 £37.50 £17.20
UK excluding London median hourly rate £38.00 £25.00 £33.50
% change year-on-year
+52.00% -25.37%

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 10 December 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 10 December 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
Nottinghamshire +2 9 £300 - 2
Leicestershire -1 9 £363 +27.19% 5
Derbyshire -4 2 £150 -60.00%
Northamptonshire -20 2 £200 -33.33% 2
SQL Server 2008
England

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

For the 6 months to 10 December 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 41 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 38 (92.68%) SQL
3 21 (51.22%) Microsoft
4 17 (41.46%) T-SQL
5 14 (34.15%) SQL Server 2012
6 13 (31.71%) SQL Server 2005
7 12 (29.27%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 12 (29.27%) C#
8 11 (26.83%) .NET
8 11 (26.83%) ASP.NET
8 11 (26.83%) Windows
9 10 (24.39%) HTML
9 10 (24.39%) JavaScript
9 10 (24.39%) ITIL
9 10 (24.39%) MVC
9 10 (24.39%) ASP.NET MVC
10 9 (21.95%) jQuery
10 9 (21.95%) Windows Server 2008
10 9 (21.95%) .NET Framework
10 9 (21.95%) CSS
10 9 (21.95%) Active Directory
11 8 (19.51%) SOAP
11 8 (19.51%) VMware
11 8 (19.51%) NetApp
11 8 (19.51%) SCCM
12 7 (17.07%) Performance Tuning
12 7 (17.07%) Ajax
12 7 (17.07%) Web Services
12 7 (17.07%) XML
12 7 (17.07%) XSD

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 4 (9.76%) SAS
2 1 (2.44%) Exchange Server 2003
2 1 (2.44%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (2.44%) IIS
2 1 (2.44%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 1 (2.44%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 4 (9.76%) Dynamics NAV
2 1 (2.44%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.44%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.44%) Firewall
1 1 (2.44%) LAN
1 1 (2.44%) SAN
1 1 (2.44%) WAN
1 1 (2.44%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 41 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 14 (34.15%) SQL Server 2012
3 13 (31.71%) SQL Server 2005
4 12 (29.27%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 6 (14.63%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 6 (14.63%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 3 (7.32%) Data Warehouse
6 3 (7.32%) SQL Server 2014
7 2 (4.88%) Microsoft Analysis Services
7 2 (4.88%) Power BI
8 1 (2.44%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 3 (7.32%) Visual Studio
2 1 (2.44%) NUnit
2 1 (2.44%) Selenium
2 1 (2.44%) Subversion
General
1 3 (7.32%) Banking
2 1 (2.44%) Finance
2 1 (2.44%) Investment Banking
2 1 (2.44%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 18 (43.90%) Developer
2 14 (34.15%) SQL Developer
3 9 (21.95%) .NET Developer
3 9 (21.95%) C# Developer
4 8 (19.51%) .NET Software Developer
4 8 (19.51%) ASP.NET Developer
4 8 (19.51%) C# .NET Developer
4 8 (19.51%) C# ASP.NET Developer
4 8 (19.51%) C# Software Developer
4 8 (19.51%) Desktop Engineer
4 8 (19.51%) JavaScript Developer
4 8 (19.51%) Senior .NET Developer
4 8 (19.51%) Senior .NET Software Developer
4 8 (19.51%) Senior ASP.NET Developer
4 8 (19.51%) Senior C# .NET Developer
4 8 (19.51%) Senior C# Developer
4 8 (19.51%) Senior Developer
4 8 (19.51%) Senior JavaScript Developer
4 8 (19.51%) Senior Software Developer
4 8 (19.51%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (26.83%) .NET
1 11 (26.83%) ASP.NET
2 10 (24.39%) ASP.NET MVC
2 10 (24.39%) HTML
3 9 (21.95%) .NET Framework
3 9 (21.95%) CSS
3 9 (21.95%) jQuery
4 8 (19.51%) SOAP
5 7 (17.07%) Ajax
5 7 (17.07%) Web Services
5 7 (17.07%) XHTML
5 7 (17.07%) XML
5 7 (17.07%) XSD
5 7 (17.07%) XSLT
6 2 (4.88%) ASP.NET Web API
7 1 (2.44%) JSON
7 1 (2.44%) KnockoutJS
7 1 (2.44%) REST
7 1 (2.44%) Twitter Bootstrap
7 1 (2.44%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 4 (9.76%) iPad
2 1 (2.44%) Clustering
2 1 (2.44%) HP Storage
2 1 (2.44%) Informatics
2 1 (2.44%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 11 (26.83%) Windows
2 9 (21.95%) Windows Server 2008
3 3 (7.32%) Windows Server
4 1 (2.44%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (2.44%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (24.39%) ITIL
1 10 (24.39%) MVC
2 7 (17.07%) Business Intelligence
2 7 (17.07%) Performance Tuning
3 6 (14.63%) Data Modelling
4 5 (12.20%) Agile Software Development
4 5 (12.20%) ETL
5 4 (9.76%) CRM
5 4 (9.76%) E-Commerce
6 3 (7.32%) Migration
7 2 (4.88%) Change Control
7 2 (4.88%) Data Migration
8 1 (2.44%) Capacity Planning
8 1 (2.44%) ETL Development
8 1 (2.44%) Kimball Methodology
8 1 (2.44%) Mentoring
8 1 (2.44%) Network Management
8 1 (2.44%) Performance Monitoring
8 1 (2.44%) SDLC
8 1 (2.44%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 38 (92.68%) SQL
2 17 (41.46%) T-SQL
3 12 (29.27%) C#
4 10 (24.39%) JavaScript
5 4 (9.76%) Java
6 1 (2.44%) PHP
6 1 (2.44%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 1 (2.44%) ITIL Certification
1 1 (2.44%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 9 (21.95%) Active Directory
2 1 (2.44%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 8 (19.51%) SCCM
Vendors
1 21 (51.22%) Microsoft
2 8 (19.51%) NetApp
2 8 (19.51%) VMware
3 4 (9.76%) hybris
3 4 (9.76%) Teradata
4 1 (2.44%) arcserve
4 1 (2.44%) CA
4 1 (2.44%) Cisco
4 1 (2.44%) HP
4 1 (2.44%) Oracle