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 19 September 2014 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
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft SQL Server 2008
Rank 32 39 21
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -18
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 2008 7 17 20
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Nottingham 1.87% 3.30% 6.73%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 13.73% 13.18% 24.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 12 11
Average daily rate
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£320 £245 £250
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+30.61% -2.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £316 £162 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £324 £368 £300
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £325 £325
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Average hourly rate £13.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.50 £30.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-35.00% -14.28%
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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 Nottingham region.

Database & Business Intelligence Category
Nottingham
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Database & Business Intelligence category
51 129 82
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Nottingham 13.60% 25.05% 27.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 25 56 39
Average daily rate £325 £340 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.41% +13.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £170 £230 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £400 £350
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £345 £338
% change year-on-year
+1.44% +2.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 2 3
Average hourly rate £13.00 £29.50 £17.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-55.93% +66.19%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.38 £21.10 £16.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.50 £37.90 £25.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £30.00 £32.05
% change year-on-year
- -6.39%

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 19 September 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 10 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 6 (60.00%) .NET
2 6 (60.00%) SQL
3 5 (50.00%) C#
4 4 (40.00%) ASP.NET
4 4 (40.00%) Web Services
4 4 (40.00%) Windows
4 4 (40.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 4 (40.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 3 (30.00%) Video Conferencing
5 3 (30.00%) Windows Server 2008
5 3 (30.00%) Exchange Server 2010
5 3 (30.00%) Windows 8
5 3 (30.00%) SQL Server 2005
5 3 (30.00%) Windows XP
5 3 (30.00%) MS Exchange
5 3 (30.00%) VoIP
5 3 (30.00%) Active Directory
6 2 (20.00%) Microsoft
6 2 (20.00%) XML
6 2 (20.00%) HTML
6 2 (20.00%) VB.NET
6 2 (20.00%) SQL Server 2012
6 2 (20.00%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
6 2 (20.00%) WCF
6 2 (20.00%) .NET Framework
6 2 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
7 1 (10.00%) Retail
7 1 (10.00%) Microsoft Analysis Services
7 1 (10.00%) MVC

SQL Server 2008
Top Related IT Skills in Nottingham by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 (30.00%) Exchange Server 2010
1 3 (30.00%) MS Exchange
2 1 (10.00%) BizTalk Server
Cloud Services
1 1 (10.00%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 3 (30.00%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 4 (40.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 4 (40.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 3 (30.00%) SQL Server 2005
4 2 (20.00%) SQL Server 2012
5 1 (10.00%) Microsoft Analysis Services
5 1 (10.00%) Azure SQL Database
5 1 (10.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 1 (10.00%) Visual Studio
General
1 1 (10.00%) Retail
1 1 (10.00%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 5 (50.00%) Developer
2 3 (30.00%) 2nd Line Support
2 3 (30.00%) .NET Developer
3 2 (20.00%) C# Developer
3 2 (20.00%) C# .NET Developer
4 1 (10.00%) SQL Developer
4 1 (10.00%) SQL Server Developer
4 1 (10.00%) Analyst
4 1 (10.00%) Analyst Programmer
4 1 (10.00%) Programmer
4 1 (10.00%) Applications Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (60.00%) .NET
2 4 (40.00%) ASP.NET
2 4 (40.00%) Web Services
3 2 (20.00%) XML
3 2 (20.00%) HTML
3 2 (20.00%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
3 2 (20.00%) WCF
3 2 (20.00%) .NET Framework
4 1 (10.00%) Ajax
4 1 (10.00%) JSON
4 1 (10.00%) ASP.NET MVC
4 1 (10.00%) HTML5
4 1 (10.00%) LINQ
4 1 (10.00%) CSS3
4 1 (10.00%) Razor View Engine
4 1 (10.00%) ASP.NET MVC 4
4 1 (10.00%) ASP.NET Web API
4 1 (10.00%) XSD
4 1 (10.00%) XSLT
4 1 (10.00%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 3 (30.00%) Video Conferencing
2 1 (10.00%) Computer Science
2 1 (10.00%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 4 (40.00%) Windows
2 3 (30.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 3 (30.00%) Windows 8
2 3 (30.00%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (10.00%) MVC
2 1 (10.00%) Automated Testing
2 1 (10.00%) Software Architecture
2 1 (10.00%) OOP
2 1 (10.00%) OO
2 1 (10.00%) CRM
2 1 (10.00%) ETL
Programming Languages
1 6 (60.00%) SQL
2 5 (50.00%) C#
3 2 (20.00%) VB.NET
4 1 (10.00%) XAML
4 1 (10.00%) JavaScript
4 1 (10.00%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (10.00%) Degree
System Software
1 3 (30.00%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 2 (20.00%) Microsoft