The first table below looks at the demand 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 30 July 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 Nottinghamshire 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
30 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft SQL Server 2008
Rank 32 22 9
Rank change year-on-year
-10 -13
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 2008 7 32 29
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Nottinghamshire 2.03% 6.88% 10.10%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 12.96% 34.41% 35.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 28 23
Average daily rate
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£310 £264 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+17.53% -12.08%
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £325 £325
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 0
Average hourly rate £13.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £26.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-23.07% -25.71%
Database & Business Intelligence Category
Nottinghamshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Database & Business Intelligence category
54 93 81
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Nottinghamshire 15.70% 20.00% 28.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 54 54
Average daily rate £375 £285 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+31.57% -5.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £310 £230 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £375 £365
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 2 1
Average hourly rate £13.00 £29.50 £16.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-55.93% +78.78%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £28.50 £30.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-5.00% -
SQL Server 2008
East Midlands

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 30 July 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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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 -2 5 - - 6
SQL Server 2008
East Midlands

SQL Server 2008
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Nottinghamshire

For the 6 months to 30 July 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 15 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 7 (46.67%) .NET
2 7 (46.67%) SQL
3 6 (40.00%) Windows
3 6 (40.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 5 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2010
4 5 (33.33%) C#
4 5 (33.33%) MS Exchange
4 5 (33.33%) Active Directory
5 4 (26.67%) VoIP
5 4 (26.67%) .NET Framework
5 4 (26.67%) Windows XP
5 4 (26.67%) Video Conferencing
5 4 (26.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 4 (26.67%) SQL Server 2005
5 4 (26.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 4 (26.67%) SQL Server 2012
5 4 (26.67%) Windows 8
6 3 (20.00%) Microsoft
6 3 (20.00%) ASP.NET
6 3 (20.00%) Web Services
6 3 (20.00%) XML
7 2 (13.33%) HTML
7 2 (13.33%) VB.NET
7 2 (13.33%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 2 (13.33%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
8 1 (6.67%) Azure SQL Database
8 1 (6.67%) CSS3
8 1 (6.67%) Team Foundation Server
8 1 (6.67%) Microsoft Azure

SQL Server 2008
Top Related IT Skills in Nottinghamshire by Category

For the 6 months to 30 July 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 5 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2010
1 5 (33.33%) MS Exchange
2 1 (6.67%) Exchange Server 2007
Cloud Services
1 1 (6.67%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 4 (26.67%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 4 (26.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 4 (26.67%) SQL Server 2005
2 4 (26.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 4 (26.67%) SQL Server 2012
3 2 (13.33%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 1 (6.67%) Azure SQL Database
4 1 (6.67%) Microsoft Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 1 (6.67%) Team Foundation Server
1 1 (6.67%) Visual Studio
General
1 1 (6.67%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 8 (53.33%) Developer
2 5 (33.33%) .NET Developer
3 4 (26.67%) 2nd Line Support
4 3 (20.00%) SQL Developer
5 2 (13.33%) C# Developer
5 2 (13.33%) SQL Server Developer
5 2 (13.33%) C# .NET Developer
6 1 (6.67%) Senior .NET Developer
6 1 (6.67%) Senior ASP.NET Developer
6 1 (6.67%) SQL DBA
6 1 (6.67%) DBA
6 1 (6.67%) Senior Developer
6 1 (6.67%) VB.NET Developer
6 1 (6.67%) ASP.NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (46.67%) .NET
2 4 (26.67%) .NET Framework
3 3 (20.00%) ASP.NET
3 3 (20.00%) Web Services
3 3 (20.00%) XML
4 2 (13.33%) HTML
4 2 (13.33%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
5 1 (6.67%) CSS3
5 1 (6.67%) ASP.NET MVC
5 1 (6.67%) HTML5
5 1 (6.67%) JSON
5 1 (6.67%) WCF
5 1 (6.67%) LINQ
5 1 (6.67%) Ajax
5 1 (6.67%) WinForms
5 1 (6.67%) XSD
5 1 (6.67%) XSLT
5 1 (6.67%) CSS
5 1 (6.67%) SOAP
5 1 (6.67%) ASP.NET MVC 4
Miscellaneous
1 4 (26.67%) Video Conferencing
2 1 (6.67%) Data Extraction
2 1 (6.67%) Statistics
2 1 (6.67%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 6 (40.00%) Windows
1 6 (40.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 4 (26.67%) Windows XP
2 4 (26.67%) Windows 8
3 1 (6.67%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (6.67%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (6.67%) Software Architecture
1 1 (6.67%) Unit Testing
1 1 (6.67%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (6.67%) Automated Testing
1 1 (6.67%) MVC
1 1 (6.67%) ETL
1 1 (6.67%) CRM
1 1 (6.67%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 7 (46.67%) SQL
2 5 (33.33%) C#
3 2 (13.33%) VB.NET
4 1 (6.67%) JavaScript
4 1 (6.67%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (6.67%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
1 1 (6.67%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (6.67%) MCSE
System Software
1 5 (33.33%) Active Directory
2 1 (6.67%) vSphere
Vendors
1 3 (20.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (6.67%) VMware
2 1 (6.67%) Citrix
2 1 (6.67%) Business Objects