The table below looks at the statistics for SQL Server 2008 skills in IT contracts advertised for the Nottingham 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 44 31 25
Rank change year-on-year
-13 -6
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 2008 4 5 21
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Nottingham 0.95% 1.69% 5.29%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 3.81% 12.20% 31.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 0 19
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£375 - £250
UK excluding London average daily rate £330 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+1.53% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 0
Average hourly rate - £13.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £28.50 £20.00 £26.00
% change year-on-year
+42.50% -23.07%
SQL Server 2008
Nottinghamshire

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 Nottingham region.

Database & Business Intelligence Category
Nottingham
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Database & Business Intelligence category
105 41 67
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Nottingham 24.94% 13.90% 16.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 72 16 36
Average daily rate £375 £375 £279
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +34.52%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £140 £318 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.28% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 5 2
Average hourly rate - £13.00 £29.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -55.93%
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 Nottingham

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

SQL Server 2008 Jobs Demand Trend in Nottingham

SQL Server 2008
Daily Rate Trend in Nottingham

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

SQL Server 2008 Daily Rate Trend in Nottingham

SQL Server 2008
Hourly Rate Trend in Nottingham

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

SQL Server 2008 Hourly Rate Trend in Nottingham

SQL Server 2008
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Nottingham

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Nottingham 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 20 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 13 (65.00%) SQL
3 12 (60.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 12 (60.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 10 (50.00%) SQL Server 2012
5 8 (40.00%) SQL Server 2005
6 7 (35.00%) T-SQL
7 6 (30.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 5 (25.00%) Finance
9 4 (20.00%) C#
9 4 (20.00%) Data Warehouse
9 4 (20.00%) ETL
9 4 (20.00%) Performance Tuning
10 3 (15.00%) jQuery
10 3 (15.00%) Agile Software Development
10 3 (15.00%) PowerShell
10 3 (15.00%) Business Intelligence
10 3 (15.00%) .NET
10 3 (15.00%) ASP.NET
10 3 (15.00%) JavaScript
10 3 (15.00%) Microsoft
10 3 (15.00%) Kimball Methodology
11 2 (10.00%) Database Mirroring
11 2 (10.00%) MVC
11 2 (10.00%) Migration
11 2 (10.00%) Replication
11 2 (10.00%) ADO.NET
11 2 (10.00%) Windows
11 2 (10.00%) Performance Monitoring
11 2 (10.00%) ASP.NET Web Forms

SQL Server 2008
Top Related IT Skills in Nottingham by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Nottingham 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 1 (5.00%) SharePoint
1 1 (5.00%) SharePoint 2010
1 1 (5.00%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 1 (5.00%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 12 (60.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 12 (60.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 10 (50.00%) SQL Server 2012
4 8 (40.00%) SQL Server 2005
5 6 (30.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 4 (20.00%) Data Warehouse
7 1 (5.00%) VLDB
Development Applications
1 1 (5.00%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 5 (25.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 10 (50.00%) Developer
2 8 (40.00%) DBA
3 6 (30.00%) SQL DBA
4 4 (20.00%) SQL Developer
5 3 (15.00%) .NET Developer
5 3 (15.00%) SQL Server DBA
6 2 (10.00%) Data Warehouse Developer
6 2 (10.00%) Database Developer
7 1 (5.00%) Database Analyst
7 1 (5.00%) Support Engineer
7 1 (5.00%) 3rd Line Support
7 1 (5.00%) Analyst
7 1 (5.00%) Data Manager
7 1 (5.00%) SharePoint Developer
7 1 (5.00%) Development DBA
7 1 (5.00%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
7 1 (5.00%) Data Migration Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (15.00%) .NET
1 3 (15.00%) ASP.NET
1 3 (15.00%) jQuery
2 2 (10.00%) .NET Framework
2 2 (10.00%) ADO.NET
2 2 (10.00%) Entity Framework
2 2 (10.00%) ASP.NET Web Forms
3 1 (5.00%) CSS3
3 1 (5.00%) CSS
3 1 (5.00%) XML
3 1 (5.00%) HTML
3 1 (5.00%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 2 (10.00%) Replication
1 2 (10.00%) Clustering
2 1 (5.00%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 2 (10.00%) Windows
2 1 (5.00%) Windows Server 2003
2 1 (5.00%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (20.00%) ETL
1 4 (20.00%) Performance Tuning
2 3 (15.00%) Kimball Methodology
2 3 (15.00%) Business Intelligence
2 3 (15.00%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (10.00%) TDD
3 2 (10.00%) MVC
3 2 (10.00%) Migration
3 2 (10.00%) Performance Monitoring
3 2 (10.00%) Database Mirroring
4 1 (5.00%) Complex ETL
4 1 (5.00%) Test Planning
4 1 (5.00%) PRINCE2
4 1 (5.00%) Validation
4 1 (5.00%) B2B
4 1 (5.00%) Project Management
4 1 (5.00%) Data Security
4 1 (5.00%) User Acceptance Testing
4 1 (5.00%) Continuous Integration
4 1 (5.00%) Data Migration
Programming Languages
1 13 (65.00%) SQL
2 7 (35.00%) T-SQL
3 4 (20.00%) C#
4 3 (15.00%) JavaScript
4 3 (15.00%) PowerShell
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.00%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (5.00%) Active Directory
1 1 (5.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (5.00%) vSphere
Vendors
1 3 (15.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (5.00%) VMware