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 27 February 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
27 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft SQL Server 2008
Rank 26 17 13
Rank change year-on-year
-9 -4
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 2008 3 12 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Peterborough 2.19% 10.34% 6.58%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 10.71% 38.71% 41.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 9 3
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£475 £235 £240
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+102.12% -2.08%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £313
% change year-on-year
+7.69% +4.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Average hourly rate £21.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £28.69 £32.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-11.72% +18.18%
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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 Peterborough region.

Database & Business Intelligence Category
Peterborough
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Database & Business Intelligence category
28 31 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Peterborough 20.44% 26.72% 15.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 16 4
Average daily rate £438 £241 £240
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+81.91% +0.20%
UK excluding London average daily rate £370 £340 £338
% change year-on-year
+8.82% +0.74%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Average hourly rate £21.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £31.50 £28.75
% change year-on-year
+11.11% +9.56%

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 27 February 2015, 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 7 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 5 (71.43%) SQL
2 5 (71.43%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 5 (71.43%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 4 (57.14%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 4 (57.14%) Windows
4 3 (42.86%) .NET
5 2 (28.57%) Firewall
5 2 (28.57%) Wireless
5 2 (28.57%) Cisco
5 2 (28.57%) Active Directory
5 2 (28.57%) HP
5 2 (28.57%) Business Intelligence
5 2 (28.57%) Windows Server 2003
5 2 (28.57%) SQL Server 2000
5 2 (28.57%) Java
5 2 (28.57%) OLAP
5 2 (28.57%) Crystal Reports
5 2 (28.57%) Visual Studio
5 2 (28.57%) ERP
5 2 (28.57%) MS Exchange
5 2 (28.57%) Cisco ASA
5 2 (28.57%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (28.57%) Hyper-V
5 2 (28.57%) Exchange Server 2003
5 2 (28.57%) Data Analysis
5 2 (28.57%) SQL Server 2005
5 2 (28.57%) Dynamics AX
5 2 (28.57%) Migration
5 2 (28.57%) Microsoft Analysis Services

SQL Server 2008
Top Related IT Skills in Peterborough by Category

For the 6 months to 27 February 2015, 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 (28.57%) MS Exchange
1 2 (28.57%) Exchange Server 2003
1 2 (28.57%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (14.29%) SharePoint
Business Applications
1 2 (28.57%) Dynamics AX
Communications & Networking
1 2 (28.57%) Firewall
1 2 (28.57%) Wireless
1 2 (28.57%) Cisco ASA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 5 (71.43%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 5 (71.43%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 4 (57.14%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 2 (28.57%) SQL Server 2005
4 2 (28.57%) SQL Server 2000
4 2 (28.57%) Microsoft Analysis Services
4 2 (28.57%) OLAP
4 2 (28.57%) Crystal Reports
5 1 (14.29%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (14.29%) DTS
5 1 (14.29%) ROLAP
5 1 (14.29%) SQL Server 2012
5 1 (14.29%) OLAP Cube
Development Applications
1 2 (28.57%) Visual Studio
2 1 (14.29%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 1 (14.29%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 3 (42.86%) Developer
2 2 (28.57%) Analyst
2 2 (28.57%) Desktop Support
2 2 (28.57%) DBA
2 2 (28.57%) Support Analyst
2 2 (28.57%) 2nd Line Support
2 2 (28.57%) Desktop Support Analyst
2 2 (28.57%) SQL Developer
2 2 (28.57%) SQL DBA
2 2 (28.57%) Desktop Analyst
2 2 (28.57%) Business Intelligence Developer
2 2 (28.57%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) Administrator
3 1 (14.29%) Business Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (42.86%) .NET
2 1 (14.29%) .NET Framework
2 1 (14.29%) MDX
Miscellaneous
1 1 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 4 (57.14%) Windows
2 2 (28.57%) Windows Server 2003
2 2 (28.57%) Windows Server 2008
2 2 (28.57%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (28.57%) ITIL
1 2 (28.57%) ERP
1 2 (28.57%) Business Intelligence
1 2 (28.57%) Migration
1 2 (28.57%) Data Analysis
1 2 (28.57%) Resource Management
1 2 (28.57%) Capacity Planning
1 2 (28.57%) Change Control
2 1 (14.29%) Performance Tuning
2 1 (14.29%) Data Modelling
2 1 (14.29%) ETL
Programming Languages
1 5 (71.43%) SQL
2 2 (28.57%) Java
3 1 (14.29%) T-SQL
System Software
1 2 (28.57%) Active Directory
1 2 (28.57%) Hyper-V
Vendors
1 2 (28.57%) Cisco
1 2 (28.57%) HP
2 1 (14.29%) JD Edwards
2 1 (14.29%) SAP