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 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 43 33 19
Rank change year-on-year
-10 -14
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 2008 5 7 32
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Nottinghamshire 1.02% 2.03% 6.94%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 4.00% 12.96% 34.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 1 28
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£343 £310 £264
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.48% +17.53%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £286 £310 £229
10% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £310 £340
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
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
125 54 93
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Nottinghamshire 25.51% 15.70% 20.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 85 21 54
Average daily rate £350 £375 £285
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% +31.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £160 £310 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £500 £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 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 31 July 2015. 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 -13 4 £375 - 2
SQL Server 2008
East Midlands

SQL Server 2008
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Nottinghamshire

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, 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 21 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 14 (66.67%) SQL
3 13 (61.90%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 13 (61.90%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 10 (47.62%) SQL Server 2012
5 9 (42.86%) SQL Server 2005
6 7 (33.33%) T-SQL
7 6 (28.57%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 5 (23.81%) Finance
9 4 (19.05%) C#
9 4 (19.05%) Data Warehouse
9 4 (19.05%) ETL
9 4 (19.05%) Performance Tuning
10 3 (14.29%) Kimball Methodology
10 3 (14.29%) PowerShell
10 3 (14.29%) jQuery
10 3 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
10 3 (14.29%) Business Intelligence
10 3 (14.29%) .NET
10 3 (14.29%) ASP.NET
10 3 (14.29%) Migration
10 3 (14.29%) JavaScript
10 3 (14.29%) Microsoft
11 2 (9.52%) MVC
11 2 (9.52%) Replication
11 2 (9.52%) ADO.NET
11 2 (9.52%) Windows
11 2 (9.52%) TDD
11 2 (9.52%) .NET Framework
11 2 (9.52%) Clustering

SQL Server 2008
Top Related IT Skills in Nottinghamshire by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, 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 1 (4.76%) SharePoint
1 1 (4.76%) SharePoint 2010
1 1 (4.76%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 1 (4.76%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 13 (61.90%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 13 (61.90%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 10 (47.62%) SQL Server 2012
4 9 (42.86%) SQL Server 2005
5 6 (28.57%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 4 (19.05%) Data Warehouse
7 1 (4.76%) VLDB
7 1 (4.76%) SQL Server 2000
Development Applications
1 1 (4.76%) Team Foundation Server
1 1 (4.76%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 5 (23.81%) Finance
Job Titles
1 10 (47.62%) Developer
2 8 (38.10%) DBA
3 6 (28.57%) SQL DBA
4 4 (19.05%) SQL Developer
5 3 (14.29%) .NET Developer
5 3 (14.29%) SQL Server DBA
6 2 (9.52%) Data Warehouse Developer
6 2 (9.52%) Database Developer
7 1 (4.76%) Database Analyst
7 1 (4.76%) Support Engineer
7 1 (4.76%) 3rd Line Support
7 1 (4.76%) Analyst
7 1 (4.76%) Data Manager
7 1 (4.76%) Data Migration Specialist
7 1 (4.76%) SharePoint Developer
7 1 (4.76%) Development DBA
7 1 (4.76%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
7 1 (4.76%) Data Migration Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (14.29%) .NET
1 3 (14.29%) ASP.NET
1 3 (14.29%) jQuery
2 2 (9.52%) .NET Framework
2 2 (9.52%) ADO.NET
2 2 (9.52%) Entity Framework
2 2 (9.52%) ASP.NET Web Forms
3 1 (4.76%) CSS3
3 1 (4.76%) CSS
3 1 (4.76%) XML
3 1 (4.76%) HTML
3 1 (4.76%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 2 (9.52%) Replication
1 2 (9.52%) Clustering
2 1 (4.76%) User Experience
2 1 (4.76%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 2 (9.52%) Windows
2 1 (4.76%) Windows Server 2003
2 1 (4.76%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (19.05%) ETL
1 4 (19.05%) Performance Tuning
2 3 (14.29%) Business Intelligence
2 3 (14.29%) Migration
2 3 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (14.29%) Kimball Methodology
3 2 (9.52%) MVC
3 2 (9.52%) Data Migration
3 2 (9.52%) TDD
3 2 (9.52%) Performance Monitoring
3 2 (9.52%) Database Mirroring
4 1 (4.76%) Complex ETL
4 1 (4.76%) Test Planning
4 1 (4.76%) User Acceptance Testing
4 1 (4.76%) Continuous Integration
4 1 (4.76%) B2B
4 1 (4.76%) Project Management
4 1 (4.76%) Data Security
4 1 (4.76%) Data Cleansing
4 1 (4.76%) Data Validation
Programming Languages
1 14 (66.67%) SQL
2 7 (33.33%) T-SQL
3 4 (19.05%) C#
4 3 (14.29%) JavaScript
4 3 (14.29%) PowerShell
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.76%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (4.76%) Active Directory
1 1 (4.76%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (4.76%) vSphere
Vendors
1 3 (14.29%) Microsoft
2 1 (4.76%) VMware