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 19 December 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
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft SQL Server 2008
Rank 32 23 22
Rank change year-on-year
-9 -1
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 2008 3 4 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Peterborough 1.63% 2.70% 4.24%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 9.68% 13.33% 29.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 4 4
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£388 £313 £240
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+24.00% +30.20%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £338 £225 £219
10% offered a daily rate of more than £458 £400 £300
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £320 £313
% change year-on-year
+9.37% +2.40%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £31.10 £31.75 £26.00
% change year-on-year
-2.06% +22.11%
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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
31 30 24
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Peterborough 16.85% 20.27% 14.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 28 12 17
Average daily rate £438 £275 £438
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+59.09% -37.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £210 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £325 £330
% change year-on-year
+11.53% -1.51%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £28.00 £30.50
% change year-on-year
+25.00% -8.19%

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
Daily Rate Histogram in Peterborough

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing SQL Server 2008 across the Peterborough region over the 3 months to 19 December 2014.

SQL Server 2008 Daily Rate Histogram 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 19 December 2014, 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 9 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 6 (66.67%) SQL
2 6 (66.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 6 (66.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 5 (55.56%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 5 (55.56%) .NET
4 4 (44.44%) Windows
4 4 (44.44%) SQL Server 2005
5 3 (33.33%) Data Analysis
5 3 (33.33%) Microsoft Analysis Services
5 3 (33.33%) Crystal Reports
5 3 (33.33%) SQL Server 2000
6 2 (22.22%) E-Commerce
6 2 (22.22%) ERP
6 2 (22.22%) Business Intelligence
6 2 (22.22%) Visual Studio
6 2 (22.22%) ASP.NET
6 2 (22.22%) CSS
6 2 (22.22%) Web Services
6 2 (22.22%) SharePoint
6 2 (22.22%) OLAP
6 2 (22.22%) C#
6 2 (22.22%) HTML
6 2 (22.22%) Java
6 2 (22.22%) JavaScript
6 2 (22.22%) jQuery
6 2 (22.22%) Resource Management
6 2 (22.22%) WCF
6 2 (22.22%) HTML5
6 2 (22.22%) MVC

SQL Server 2008
Top Related IT Skills in Peterborough by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, 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 (22.22%) SharePoint
2 1 (11.11%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (11.11%) Exchange Server 2003
2 1 (11.11%) MS Exchange
Business Applications
1 2 (22.22%) Dynamics AX
Communications & Networking
1 1 (11.11%) Firewall
1 1 (11.11%) Wireless
1 1 (11.11%) SAN
1 1 (11.11%) LAN
1 1 (11.11%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 6 (66.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 6 (66.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 5 (55.56%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 4 (44.44%) SQL Server 2005
5 3 (33.33%) Microsoft Analysis Services
5 3 (33.33%) Crystal Reports
5 3 (33.33%) SQL Server 2000
6 2 (22.22%) OLAP
7 1 (11.11%) SQL Server 2012
7 1 (11.11%) OLAP Cube
7 1 (11.11%) Data Warehouse
7 1 (11.11%) DTS
7 1 (11.11%) ROLAP
Development Applications
1 2 (22.22%) Visual Studio
2 1 (11.11%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 1 (11.11%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 5 (55.56%) Developer
2 3 (33.33%) SQL DBA
2 3 (33.33%) DBA
3 2 (22.22%) Administrator
3 2 (22.22%) C# Developer
3 2 (22.22%) SQL Developer
3 2 (22.22%) Business Intelligence Developer
4 1 (11.11%) Infrastructure Support Analyst
4 1 (11.11%) ASP.NET Developer
4 1 (11.11%) .NET Developer
4 1 (11.11%) Support Analyst
4 1 (11.11%) Infrastructure Analyst
4 1 (11.11%) C# .NET Developer
4 1 (11.11%) C# ASP.NET Developer
4 1 (11.11%) Analyst
4 1 (11.11%) Business Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (55.56%) .NET
2 2 (22.22%) ASP.NET
2 2 (22.22%) CSS
2 2 (22.22%) Web Services
2 2 (22.22%) HTML
2 2 (22.22%) jQuery
2 2 (22.22%) WCF
2 2 (22.22%) HTML5
2 2 (22.22%) ASP.NET MVC 3
2 2 (22.22%) ASP.NET MVC
3 1 (11.11%) .NET Framework
3 1 (11.11%) MDX
Miscellaneous
1 1 (11.11%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 4 (44.44%) Windows
2 1 (11.11%) Windows Server 2012
2 1 (11.11%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (11.11%) Windows 7
2 1 (11.11%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (33.33%) Data Analysis
2 2 (22.22%) E-Commerce
2 2 (22.22%) ERP
2 2 (22.22%) Business Intelligence
2 2 (22.22%) Resource Management
2 2 (22.22%) MVC
3 1 (11.11%) Capacity Planning
3 1 (11.11%) Change Control
3 1 (11.11%) Performance Tuning
3 1 (11.11%) Network Management
3 1 (11.11%) Data Modelling
3 1 (11.11%) ETL
Programming Languages
1 6 (66.67%) SQL
2 2 (22.22%) C#
2 2 (22.22%) Java
2 2 (22.22%) JavaScript
3 1 (11.11%) T-SQL
System Software
1 1 (11.11%) Hyper-V
1 1 (11.11%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (11.11%) ARCserve
Vendors
1 1 (11.11%) SAP
1 1 (11.11%) Cisco
1 1 (11.11%) HP
1 1 (11.11%) CA
1 1 (11.11%) JD Edwards