The table below looks at the statistics for SQL Server 2008 skills in IT contracts advertised for the Nottinghamshire 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 16 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
16 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft SQL Server 2008
Rank 36 31 19
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -12
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 2008 7 25 28
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Nottinghamshire 1.65% 4.32% 7.53%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 11.29% 17.73% 26.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 18 16
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£315 £279 £274
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.00% +1.82%
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 £29.25 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-33.33% -16.42%
SQL Server 2008
East Midlands

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 Nottinghamshire region.

Database & Business Intelligence Category
Nottinghamshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Database & Business Intelligence category
62 141 106
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Nottinghamshire 14.59% 24.35% 28.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 27 66 56
Average daily rate £318 £325 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.30% +8.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £170 £245 £236
10% offered a daily rate of more than £470 £400 £397
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £345 £330
% change year-on-year
+1.44% +4.54%
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 £31.00
% change year-on-year
- -3.22%

SQL Server 2008
Jobs Demand Trend in Nottinghamshire

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

SQL Server 2008 Jobs Demand Trend in Nottinghamshire

SQL Server 2008
Daily Rate Trend in Nottinghamshire

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

SQL Server 2008 Daily Rate Trend in Nottinghamshire

SQL Server 2008
Hourly Rate Trend in Nottinghamshire

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

SQL Server 2008 Hourly Rate Trend in Nottinghamshire

SQL Server 2008
Contract Job Locations in Nottinghamshire

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 Nottinghamshire region over the 3 months to 16 September 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
Nottingham +11 6 £315 +28.57% 2
SQL Server 2008
East Midlands

SQL Server 2008
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Nottinghamshire

For the 6 months to 16 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Nottinghamshire 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 11 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 6 (54.55%) .NET
2 6 (54.55%) SQL
3 5 (45.45%) C#
3 5 (45.45%) Windows
4 4 (36.36%) ASP.NET
4 4 (36.36%) Web Services
4 4 (36.36%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 4 (36.36%) Windows Server 2008
5 3 (27.27%) SQL Server 2005
5 3 (27.27%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 3 (27.27%) .NET Framework
5 3 (27.27%) Active Directory
5 3 (27.27%) Video Conferencing
5 3 (27.27%) SQL Server 2012
5 3 (27.27%) Windows 8
5 3 (27.27%) Exchange Server 2010
5 3 (27.27%) Windows XP
5 3 (27.27%) MS Exchange
5 3 (27.27%) VoIP
6 2 (18.18%) Agile Software Development
6 2 (18.18%) Microsoft
6 2 (18.18%) XML
6 2 (18.18%) HTML
6 2 (18.18%) VB.NET
6 2 (18.18%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
6 2 (18.18%) WCF
7 1 (9.09%) LINQ
7 1 (9.09%) Unit Testing
7 1 (9.09%) SQL Server Analysis Services

SQL Server 2008
Top Related IT Skills in Nottinghamshire by Category

For the 6 months to 16 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Nottinghamshire 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 (27.27%) MS Exchange
1 3 (27.27%) Exchange Server 2010
Cloud Services
1 1 (9.09%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 3 (27.27%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 4 (36.36%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 3 (27.27%) SQL Server 2005
3 3 (27.27%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 3 (27.27%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (9.09%) Microsoft Analysis Services
4 1 (9.09%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 1 (9.09%) Azure SQL Database
Development Applications
1 1 (9.09%) Visual Studio
1 1 (9.09%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 1 (9.09%) Retail
1 1 (9.09%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 5 (45.45%) Developer
2 3 (27.27%) 2nd Line Support
2 3 (27.27%) .NET Developer
3 2 (18.18%) C# Developer
3 2 (18.18%) C# .NET Developer
4 1 (9.09%) Analyst
4 1 (9.09%) Senior Developer
4 1 (9.09%) Analyst Programmer
4 1 (9.09%) Programmer
4 1 (9.09%) Applications Support
4 1 (9.09%) ASP.NET Developer
4 1 (9.09%) SQL Developer
4 1 (9.09%) SQL Server Developer
4 1 (9.09%) Senior .NET Developer
4 1 (9.09%) Senior ASP.NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (54.55%) .NET
2 4 (36.36%) ASP.NET
2 4 (36.36%) Web Services
3 3 (27.27%) .NET Framework
4 2 (18.18%) HTML
4 2 (18.18%) XML
4 2 (18.18%) WCF
4 2 (18.18%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
5 1 (9.09%) CSS3
5 1 (9.09%) ASP.NET MVC 4
5 1 (9.09%) ASP.NET Web API
5 1 (9.09%) LINQ
5 1 (9.09%) ASP.NET MVC
5 1 (9.09%) HTML5
5 1 (9.09%) XSD
5 1 (9.09%) XSLT
5 1 (9.09%) Ajax
5 1 (9.09%) CSS
5 1 (9.09%) SOAP
5 1 (9.09%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 3 (27.27%) Video Conferencing
2 1 (9.09%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 5 (45.45%) Windows
2 4 (36.36%) Windows Server 2008
3 3 (27.27%) Windows 8
3 3 (27.27%) Windows XP
4 1 (9.09%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (18.18%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (9.09%) Automated Testing
2 1 (9.09%) Unit Testing
2 1 (9.09%) Software Architecture
2 1 (9.09%) CRM
2 1 (9.09%) ETL
2 1 (9.09%) MVC
Programming Languages
1 6 (54.55%) SQL
2 5 (45.45%) C#
3 2 (18.18%) VB.NET
4 1 (9.09%) JavaScript
4 1 (9.09%) T-SQL
System Software
1 3 (27.27%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 2 (18.18%) Microsoft