The table below looks at the statistics for SQL Server 2008 skills in IT contracts advertised for the Peterborough 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 April 2016 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.

3 months to
30 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft SQL Server 2008
Rank - 21 18
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 2008 0 4 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Peterborough - 3.13% 9.66%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category - 22.22% 40.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 3 5
Average daily rate - £225 £233
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -3.22%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £336 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.08% +3.46%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 3
Average hourly rate - - £23.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.75 £26.85 £33.75
% change year-on-year
-11.52% -20.45%
SQL Server 2008
Cambridgeshire

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 Peterborough region.

Database & Business Intelligence Category
Peterborough
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Database & Business Intelligence category
16 18 35
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Peterborough 17.02% 14.06% 24.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 15 11
Average daily rate £338 £375 £235
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.00% +59.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £225 £190
10% offered a daily rate of more than £418 £525 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 3
Average hourly rate £19.00 £47.00 £23.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-59.57% +104.34%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £34.00 £32.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+4.61% -7.14%

SQL Server 2008
Jobs Demand Trend in Peterborough

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

SQL Server 2008 Jobs Demand Trend in Peterborough

SQL Server 2008
Daily Rate Trend in Peterborough

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

SQL Server 2008 Daily Rate Trend in Peterborough

SQL Server 2008
Hourly Rate Trend in Peterborough

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

SQL Server 2008 Hourly Rate Trend in Peterborough

SQL Server 2008
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Peterborough

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Peterborough 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 3 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 2 (66.67%) Windows
2 2 (66.67%) MS Exchange
2 2 (66.67%) LAN
2 2 (66.67%) Active Directory
2 2 (66.67%) HP
2 2 (66.67%) SAN
2 2 (66.67%) Firewall
2 2 (66.67%) Wireless
2 2 (66.67%) Windows Server 2008
2 2 (66.67%) Hyper-V
2 2 (66.67%) WAN
2 2 (66.67%) Cisco
2 2 (66.67%) Capacity Planning
2 2 (66.67%) HP Storage
2 2 (66.67%) Exchange Server 2010
2 2 (66.67%) Change Control
2 2 (66.67%) Windows Server 2012
2 2 (66.67%) Windows Server
3 1 (33.33%) Network Optimisation
3 1 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2013
3 1 (33.33%) Data Centre
3 1 (33.33%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (33.33%) Entity Framework
3 1 (33.33%) Network Management
3 1 (33.33%) Microsoft
3 1 (33.33%) RESTful
3 1 (33.33%) Windows 7
3 1 (33.33%) ASP.NET MVC
3 1 (33.33%) MVC

SQL Server 2008
Top Related IT Skills in Peterborough by Category

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Peterborough 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 2 (66.67%) Exchange Server 2010
1 2 (66.67%) MS Exchange
2 1 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2003
2 1 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2013
2 1 (33.33%) SharePoint
Communications & Networking
1 2 (66.67%) Firewall
1 2 (66.67%) LAN
1 2 (66.67%) SAN
1 2 (66.67%) WAN
1 2 (66.67%) Wireless
2 1 (33.33%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (33.33%) SQL Server 2005
2 1 (33.33%) SQL Server 2012
Job Titles
1 1 (33.33%) Analyst
1 1 (33.33%) C# Developer
1 1 (33.33%) C# Web Developer
1 1 (33.33%) Developer
1 1 (33.33%) Infrastructure Analyst
1 1 (33.33%) Infrastructure Manager
1 1 (33.33%) Infrastructure Support
1 1 (33.33%) Infrastructure Support Manager
1 1 (33.33%) Support Manager
1 1 (33.33%) Web Developer
1 1 (33.33%) Wintel Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (33.33%) .NET
1 1 (33.33%) .NET Framework
1 1 (33.33%) ASP.NET
1 1 (33.33%) ASP.NET MVC
1 1 (33.33%) Entity Framework
1 1 (33.33%) RESTful
1 1 (33.33%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 2 (66.67%) HP Storage
2 1 (33.33%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 2 (66.67%) Windows
1 2 (66.67%) Windows Server
1 2 (66.67%) Windows Server 2008
1 2 (66.67%) Windows Server 2012
2 1 (33.33%) Windows 7
2 1 (33.33%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) Capacity Planning
1 2 (66.67%) Change Control
2 1 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (33.33%) Disaster Recovery
2 1 (33.33%) MVC
2 1 (33.33%) Network Design
2 1 (33.33%) Network Management
2 1 (33.33%) Network Optimisation
2 1 (33.33%) Service Delivery
2 1 (33.33%) Supplier Management
2 1 (33.33%) TDD
2 1 (33.33%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 1 (33.33%) C#
1 1 (33.33%) SQL
System Software
1 2 (66.67%) Active Directory
1 2 (66.67%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 1 (33.33%) SCOM
Vendors
1 2 (66.67%) Cisco
1 2 (66.67%) HP
2 1 (33.33%) arcserve
2 1 (33.33%) CA
2 1 (33.33%) Microsoft