The first table below looks at the demand 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 28 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Database & Business Intelligence category for the East Midlands region.

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
28 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft SQL Server 2008
Rank 53 40 39
Rank change year-on-year
-13 -1
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 2008 36 59 43
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 2.51% 4.06% 2.98%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 12.41% 20.42% 16.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 44 31
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£275 £275 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -8.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £261 £218 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £370 £375 £350
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £325 £325
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 0
Average hourly rate £13.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £26.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-23.07% -25.71%
Database & Business Intelligence Category
East Midlands
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Database & Business Intelligence category
290 289 267
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 20.19% 19.90% 18.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 139 149 130
Average daily rate £348 £300 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.83% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £209 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £400 £413
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 27 14 7
Average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £42.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -17.64%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £19.00 £39.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £52.80 £60.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £28.50 £30.00 £30.40
% change year-on-year
-5.00% -1.31%
SQL Server 2008
England

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 28 July 2014.

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 28 July 2014. 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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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
Leicestershire +1 11 £270 -11.47% 5
Nottinghamshire -10 7 £310 +17.53% 6
Lincolnshire - 5 £275 - 6
Derbyshire -4 4 £288 +33.72% 9
Northamptonshire -6 3 £300 -7.69% 6
SQL Server 2008
England

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

For the 6 months to 28 July 2014, 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.

1 103 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 54 (52.43%) SQL
3 50 (48.54%) .NET
4 45 (43.69%) C#
5 37 (35.92%) ASP.NET
6 36 (34.95%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 32 (31.07%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 27 (26.21%) SQL Server 2005
8 27 (26.21%) T-SQL
8 27 (26.21%) Business Intelligence
9 23 (22.33%) HTML
9 23 (22.33%) JavaScript
9 23 (22.33%) XML
9 23 (22.33%) WCF
10 21 (20.39%) ETL
11 20 (19.42%) Data Warehouse
12 19 (18.45%) CSS
12 19 (18.45%) MVC
13 18 (17.48%) SQL Server Analysis Services
14 16 (15.53%) jQuery
15 15 (14.56%) SQL Server 2012
15 15 (14.56%) Windows
16 14 (13.59%) Web Services
16 14 (13.59%) Microsoft
16 14 (13.59%) Ajax
17 12 (11.65%) OLAP
17 12 (11.65%) ASP.NET MVC
18 10 (9.71%) .NET Framework
18 10 (9.71%) Visual Studio
18 10 (9.71%) HTML5

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

For the 6 months to 28 July 2014, 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 (7.77%) BizTalk Server
2 6 (5.83%) MS Exchange
2 6 (5.83%) Exchange Server 2010
3 2 (1.94%) Oracle Spatial
4 1 (0.97%) Exchange Server 2007
4 1 (0.97%) DNN
4 1 (0.97%) CMS
4 1 (0.97%) Exchange Server 2003
4 1 (0.97%) IIS
4 1 (0.97%) SharePoint
Applications
1 5 (4.85%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.97%) Spreadsheet
2 1 (0.97%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 3 (2.91%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (0.97%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (0.97%) Agresso
Cloud Services
1 7 (6.80%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 4 (3.88%) VoIP
2 2 (1.94%) Intranet
2 2 (1.94%) Internet
3 1 (0.97%) Firewall
3 1 (0.97%) Wireless
3 1 (0.97%) Cisco ASA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 103 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 36 (34.95%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 32 (31.07%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 27 (26.21%) SQL Server 2005
5 20 (19.42%) Data Warehouse
6 18 (17.48%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 15 (14.56%) SQL Server 2012
8 12 (11.65%) OLAP
9 6 (5.83%) DTS
9 6 (5.83%) SQL Server 2000
10 4 (3.88%) Microsoft Analysis Services
11 2 (1.94%) Relational Database
11 2 (1.94%) QlikView
12 1 (0.97%) Azure SQL Database
12 1 (0.97%) ZAP BI
12 1 (0.97%) MySQL
12 1 (0.97%) VLDB
Development Applications
1 10 (9.71%) Visual Studio
2 3 (2.91%) Selenium
3 2 (1.94%) Team Foundation Server
3 2 (1.94%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
4 1 (0.97%) Rhino Mocks
4 1 (0.97%) Moq
4 1 (0.97%) Git (software)
General
1 7 (6.80%) Finance
2 4 (3.88%) Manufacturing
2 4 (3.88%) Marketing
3 3 (2.91%) Back Office
3 3 (2.91%) Electronics
3 3 (2.91%) Telecoms
4 1 (0.97%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 85 (82.52%) Developer
2 27 (26.21%) SQL Developer
3 21 (20.39%) .NET Developer
4 18 (17.48%) C# Developer
5 12 (11.65%) ASP.NET Developer
5 12 (11.65%) Business Intelligence Developer
5 12 (11.65%) C# .NET Developer
6 11 (10.68%) SQL Server Developer
7 10 (9.71%) C# ASP.NET Developer
8 8 (7.77%) BizTalk Developer
9 6 (5.83%) Excel Developer
9 6 (5.83%) SQL DBA
9 6 (5.83%) DBA
10 5 (4.85%) Analyst
10 5 (4.85%) Web Developer
10 5 (4.85%) SQL Server DBA
11 4 (3.88%) 2nd Line Support
11 4 (3.88%) C# Web Developer
12 3 (2.91%) Business Developer
12 3 (2.91%) SQL Server BI Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 50 (48.54%) .NET
2 37 (35.92%) ASP.NET
3 23 (22.33%) HTML
3 23 (22.33%) XML
3 23 (22.33%) WCF
4 19 (18.45%) CSS
5 16 (15.53%) jQuery
6 14 (13.59%) Web Services
6 14 (13.59%) Ajax
7 12 (11.65%) ASP.NET MVC
8 10 (9.71%) HTML5
8 10 (9.71%) .NET Framework
9 8 (7.77%) SOAP
9 8 (7.77%) CSS3
10 7 (6.80%) REST
11 6 (5.83%) ASP.NET Web Forms
11 6 (5.83%) ASP.NET Web API
11 6 (5.83%) AppFabric
11 6 (5.83%) JSON
11 6 (5.83%) MDX
Miscellaneous
1 6 (5.83%) NHS
2 4 (3.88%) Video Conferencing
3 3 (2.91%) Visualisation
3 3 (2.91%) DTV
4 2 (1.94%) GIS
4 2 (1.94%) Statistics
4 2 (1.94%) Data Extraction
4 2 (1.94%) Data Integration
5 1 (0.97%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 15 (14.56%) Windows
2 8 (7.77%) Windows Server 2008
3 4 (3.88%) Windows XP
3 4 (3.88%) Windows 8
4 3 (2.91%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (0.97%) Windows 7
5 1 (0.97%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (26.21%) Business Intelligence
2 21 (20.39%) ETL
3 19 (18.45%) MVC
4 9 (8.74%) Migration
4 9 (8.74%) Data Modelling
5 8 (7.77%) SOA
5 8 (7.77%) Unit Testing
6 6 (5.83%) Data Analysis
6 6 (5.83%) Performance Tuning
6 6 (5.83%) Agile Software Development
7 5 (4.85%) Dimensional Modelling
8 4 (3.88%) Analytics
8 4 (3.88%) Data Analytics
9 3 (2.91%) Kimball Methodology
9 3 (2.91%) Programme Management
9 3 (2.91%) Digital Marketing
9 3 (2.91%) Logistics
10 2 (1.94%) Stakeholder Management
10 2 (1.94%) Scrum
10 2 (1.94%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 54 (52.43%) SQL
2 45 (43.69%) C#
3 27 (26.21%) T-SQL
4 23 (22.33%) JavaScript
5 9 (8.74%) VB.NET
5 9 (8.74%) VBA
6 2 (1.94%) VB6
6 2 (1.94%) VB
Qualifications
1 4 (3.88%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (1.94%) MCSE
2 2 (1.94%) MCTS
3 1 (0.97%) MCSA
3 1 (0.97%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
System Software
1 7 (6.80%) Active Directory
2 2 (1.94%) Hyper-V
3 1 (0.97%) vSphere
3 1 (0.97%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 14 (13.59%) Microsoft
2 5 (4.85%) Business Objects
3 3 (2.91%) SAP
3 3 (2.91%) Oracle
4 2 (1.94%) Cisco
4 2 (1.94%) VMware
4 2 (1.94%) HP
5 1 (0.97%) Citrix
5 1 (0.97%) Sage
5 1 (0.97%) Telerik
East Midlands
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Rate: £450 - £475 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Daventry, Northamptonshire
ComputAppoint
Rate: £280 - £320 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Leicester
Computer Futures
Rate: £250 - £350 per day
Posted: 7 days ago
Lincolnshire
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Rate: £300 - £301 per day
Posted: 19 days ago