The first table below looks at the demand 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 18 April 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 Nottingham 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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft SQL Server 2008
Rank 32 21 19
Rank change year-on-year
-11 -2
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 2008 8 18 15
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Nottingham 2.45% 5.92% 6.49%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 11.94% 22.22% 27.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 10 10
Average daily rate £320 £275 £269
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.36% +2.32%
UK excluding London average daily rate £328 £323 £325
% change year-on-year
+1.55% -0.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £13.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 £32.50 £32.75
% change year-on-year
- -0.76%
Database & Business Intelligence Category
Nottingham
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Database & Business Intelligence category
67 81 54
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Nottingham 20.55% 26.64% 23.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 25 50 29
Average daily rate £325 £315 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.17% +14.54%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £194 £236 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £420 £400 £435
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £330 £338
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -2.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 9 1
Average hourly rate £13.00 £27.50 £8.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-52.72% +223.52%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £28.00 £28.50
% change year-on-year
+25.00% -1.75%
SQL Server 2008
Nottinghamshire

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 18 April 2014, 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 27 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 19 (70.37%) .NET
3 18 (66.67%) C#
3 18 (66.67%) SQL
4 10 (37.04%) ASP.NET
5 9 (33.33%) HTML
5 9 (33.33%) jQuery
6 8 (29.63%) .NET Framework
6 8 (29.63%) HTML5
6 8 (29.63%) JavaScript
6 8 (29.63%) Windows
6 8 (29.63%) CSS
6 8 (29.63%) E-Commerce
6 8 (29.63%) Ajax
7 7 (25.93%) WinForms
7 7 (25.93%) Microsoft
7 7 (25.93%) Web Services
7 7 (25.93%) XML
7 7 (25.93%) T-SQL
8 6 (22.22%) XSD
8 6 (22.22%) XSLT
8 6 (22.22%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 6 (22.22%) Workflow
8 6 (22.22%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 5 (18.52%) .NET Remoting
9 5 (18.52%) XPath
9 5 (18.52%) WCF
9 5 (18.52%) WPF
9 5 (18.52%) WF
9 5 (18.52%) Silverlight

SQL Server 2008
Top Related IT Skills in Nottingham by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, 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 3 (11.11%) MS Exchange
1 3 (11.11%) Exchange Server 2010
2 2 (7.41%) Exchange Server 2007
3 1 (3.70%) SharePoint
3 1 (3.70%) SharePoint 2013
3 1 (3.70%) SharePoint 2010
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.70%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.70%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 27 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 6 (22.22%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 6 (22.22%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 5 (18.52%) SQL Server 2005
4 2 (7.41%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 2 (7.41%) SQL Server 2012
5 1 (3.70%) Azure SQL Database
5 1 (3.70%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
Development Applications
1 5 (18.52%) Visual Studio
2 1 (3.70%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 1 (3.70%) Retail
1 1 (3.70%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 23 (85.19%) Developer
2 17 (62.96%) .NET Developer
3 13 (48.15%) C# Developer
4 12 (44.44%) C# .NET Developer
5 7 (25.93%) ASP.NET Developer
6 6 (22.22%) C# ASP.NET Developer
7 2 (7.41%) SQL Developer
8 1 (3.70%) Senior ASP.NET Developer
8 1 (3.70%) SQL Server Developer
8 1 (3.70%) Senior .NET Developer
8 1 (3.70%) VB.NET Developer
8 1 (3.70%) Business Consultant
8 1 (3.70%) Consultant
8 1 (3.70%) Business Intelligence Consultant
8 1 (3.70%) Senior Developer
8 1 (3.70%) Programmer
8 1 (3.70%) 2nd Line Support
8 1 (3.70%) Business Intelligence Developer
8 1 (3.70%) .NET Programmer
8 1 (3.70%) SharePoint Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (70.37%) .NET
2 10 (37.04%) ASP.NET
3 9 (33.33%) HTML
3 9 (33.33%) jQuery
4 8 (29.63%) .NET Framework
4 8 (29.63%) HTML5
4 8 (29.63%) CSS
4 8 (29.63%) Ajax
5 7 (25.93%) WinForms
5 7 (25.93%) Web Services
5 7 (25.93%) XML
6 6 (22.22%) XSD
6 6 (22.22%) XSLT
7 5 (18.52%) .NET Remoting
7 5 (18.52%) WCF
7 5 (18.52%) WPF
7 5 (18.52%) WF
7 5 (18.52%) Silverlight
7 5 (18.52%) REST
8 2 (7.41%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
Miscellaneous
1 2 (7.41%) NHS
2 1 (3.70%) Statistics
2 1 (3.70%) Video Conferencing
2 1 (3.70%) Data Extraction
Operating Systems
1 8 (29.63%) Windows
2 3 (11.11%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (7.41%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (3.70%) Windows XP
4 1 (3.70%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (29.63%) E-Commerce
2 6 (22.22%) Workflow
3 5 (18.52%) System Testing
3 5 (18.52%) Performance Analysis
3 5 (18.52%) OO
4 3 (11.11%) Business Intelligence
5 2 (7.41%) Software Engineering
5 2 (7.41%) Agile Software Development
6 1 (3.70%) TDD
6 1 (3.70%) Disaster Recovery
6 1 (3.70%) Automated Testing
6 1 (3.70%) Web Development
6 1 (3.70%) Data Modelling
6 1 (3.70%) ETL
6 1 (3.70%) Software Architecture
Programming Languages
1 18 (66.67%) C#
1 18 (66.67%) SQL
2 8 (29.63%) JavaScript
3 7 (25.93%) T-SQL
4 5 (18.52%) XPath
5 1 (3.70%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 2 (7.41%) Microsoft Certification
1 2 (7.41%) MCSE
1 2 (7.41%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
System Software
1 3 (11.11%) Active Directory
2 2 (7.41%) vSphere
Vendors
1 7 (25.93%) Microsoft
2 2 (7.41%) Citrix
2 2 (7.41%) Business Objects
2 2 (7.41%) VMware
3 1 (3.70%) Sage