The table below looks at the statistics for SQL Server 2008 skills in IT contracts advertised for the 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 31 July 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
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft SQL Server 2008
Rank 22 25 26
Rank change year-on-year
+3 +1
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 2008 4 2 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the Midlands 1.93% 1.15% 1.36%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 10.26% 6.90% 7.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 2
Average daily rate
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- £425 £440
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -3.40%
UK excluding London average daily rate £330 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+1.53% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £28.50 £20.00 £26.00
% change year-on-year
+42.50% -23.07%
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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 Midlands region.

Database & Business Intelligence Category
Midlands
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Database & Business Intelligence category
39 29 41
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the Midlands 18.84% 16.67% 18.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 11 16
Average daily rate £475 £375 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+26.66% -16.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £230 £375
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.28% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Average hourly rate - £20.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £28.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+5.26% -5.00%

SQL Server 2008
Jobs Demand Trend in the Midlands

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing SQL Server 2008 across the Midlands region as a proportion of the total demand within the Database & Business Intelligence category.

SQL Server 2008 Jobs Demand Trend in the Midlands

SQL Server 2008
Daily Rate Trend in the Midlands

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing SQL Server 2008 across the Midlands region.

SQL Server 2008 Daily Rate Trend in the Midlands

SQL Server 2008
Hourly Rate Trend in the Midlands

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing SQL Server 2008 across the Midlands region.

SQL Server 2008 Hourly Rate Trend in the Midlands

SQL Server 2008
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the Midlands

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the 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 8 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 6 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (50.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 4 (50.00%) SQL
4 3 (37.50%) T-SQL
4 3 (37.50%) E-Commerce
4 3 (37.50%) Business Intelligence
4 3 (37.50%) Hadoop
4 3 (37.50%) SQL Server 2012
4 3 (37.50%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
5 2 (25.00%) SDLC
5 2 (25.00%) Git (software)
5 2 (25.00%) Apache Hive
5 2 (25.00%) MapReduce
5 2 (25.00%) Apache Pig
5 2 (25.00%) TDD
5 2 (25.00%) Data Warehouse
5 2 (25.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 2 (25.00%) .NET Framework
5 2 (25.00%) PRINCE2
5 2 (25.00%) .NET
5 2 (25.00%) Visual Studio
6 1 (12.50%) SAP
6 1 (12.50%) ADO.NET
6 1 (12.50%) ASP.NET
6 1 (12.50%) CSS
6 1 (12.50%) SOAP
6 1 (12.50%) Web Services
6 1 (12.50%) XML
6 1 (12.50%) Oracle

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

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the 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 2 (25.00%) Apache Pig
2 1 (12.50%) SharePoint 2013
2 1 (12.50%) IIS
2 1 (12.50%) SharePoint
2 1 (12.50%) NetWeaver
2 1 (12.50%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 1 (12.50%) MS Office
1 1 (12.50%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (12.50%) Dynamics CRM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 4 (50.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 3 (37.50%) Hadoop
3 3 (37.50%) SQL Server 2012
4 2 (25.00%) Apache Hive
4 2 (25.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 2 (25.00%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (12.50%) Data Mining
5 1 (12.50%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 1 (12.50%) SAP HANA
Development Applications
1 3 (37.50%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
2 2 (25.00%) Git (software)
2 2 (25.00%) Visual Studio
3 1 (12.50%) ReSharper
3 1 (12.50%) Visual Studio Team System
Job Titles
1 6 (75.00%) Developer
2 2 (25.00%) SQL Developer
2 2 (25.00%) Hadoop Developer
3 1 (12.50%) Business Intelligence Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) Microsoft Developer
3 1 (12.50%) Dynamics CRM Developer
3 1 (12.50%) CRM Developer
3 1 (12.50%) Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) Consultant
3 1 (12.50%) Data Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) C# Developer
3 1 (12.50%) SAP Basis Consultant
3 1 (12.50%) SAP Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (25.00%) .NET
1 2 (25.00%) .NET Framework
2 1 (12.50%) WCF
2 1 (12.50%) LINQ
2 1 (12.50%) Entity Framework
2 1 (12.50%) HTML
2 1 (12.50%) ADO.NET
2 1 (12.50%) ASP.NET
2 1 (12.50%) CSS
2 1 (12.50%) SOAP
2 1 (12.50%) Web Services
2 1 (12.50%) XML
2 1 (12.50%) SAP Basis
Miscellaneous
1 1 (12.50%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 1 (12.50%) UNIX
1 1 (12.50%) Windows
1 1 (12.50%) Linux
1 1 (12.50%) Windows Server 2008
1 1 (12.50%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (37.50%) E-Commerce
2 3 (37.50%) Business Intelligence
3 2 (25.00%) PRINCE2
3 2 (25.00%) TDD
3 2 (25.00%) MapReduce
3 2 (25.00%) SDLC
4 1 (12.50%) Load Testing
4 1 (12.50%) CRM
4 1 (12.50%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 4 (50.00%) SQL
2 3 (37.50%) T-SQL
3 1 (12.50%) C#
3 1 (12.50%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 1 (12.50%) SC Cleared
1 1 (12.50%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 1 (12.50%) Oracle
1 1 (12.50%) SAP
1 1 (12.50%) Microsoft
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