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 29 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
29 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft SQL Server 2008
Rank 13 18 21
Rank change year-on-year
+5 +3
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 2008 9 7 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Peterborough 8.33% 5.79% 4.68%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 33.33% 18.92% 19.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 5 6
Average daily rate
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£425 £275 £299
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+54.54% -7.94%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £405 £239 £219
10% offered a daily rate of more than £445 £340 £488
UK excluding London average daily rate £328 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+0.76% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 2 0
Average hourly rate £23.25 £22.00 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.68% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £28.50 £20.00 £26.00
% change year-on-year
+42.50% -23.07%
SQL Server 2008
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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
27 37 42
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Peterborough 25.00% 30.58% 24.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 20 21
Average daily rate £450 £325 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+38.46% -13.33%
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 4 1
Average hourly rate £23.25 £22.50 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.33% -
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 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 29 July 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 13 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 10 (76.92%) Windows
2 10 (76.92%) MS Exchange
2 10 (76.92%) Active Directory
2 10 (76.92%) Windows Server 2003
2 10 (76.92%) SQL Server 2005
2 10 (76.92%) Exchange Server 2003
2 10 (76.92%) Hyper-V
2 10 (76.92%) Windows 7
2 10 (76.92%) Windows Server 2008
2 10 (76.92%) Exchange Server 2010
2 10 (76.92%) Windows Server 2012
3 9 (69.23%) Change Control
3 9 (69.23%) Capacity Planning
3 9 (69.23%) HP Storage
3 9 (69.23%) Cisco
3 9 (69.23%) Firewall
3 9 (69.23%) Wireless
3 9 (69.23%) HP
4 8 (61.54%) SAN
4 8 (61.54%) CA
4 8 (61.54%) SharePoint
4 8 (61.54%) ARCserve
4 8 (61.54%) LAN
4 8 (61.54%) WAN
4 8 (61.54%) Network Management
5 2 (15.38%) MS Excel
5 2 (15.38%) BizTalk Server
5 2 (15.38%) C#
5 2 (15.38%) User Acceptance Testing

SQL Server 2008
Top Related IT Skills in Peterborough by Category

For the 6 months to 29 July 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 10 (76.92%) MS Exchange
1 10 (76.92%) Exchange Server 2003
1 10 (76.92%) Exchange Server 2010
2 8 (61.54%) SharePoint
3 2 (15.38%) BizTalk Server
4 1 (7.69%) Lync
4 1 (7.69%) Apache Pig
Applications
1 2 (15.38%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 9 (69.23%) Firewall
1 9 (69.23%) Wireless
2 8 (61.54%) LAN
2 8 (61.54%) WAN
2 8 (61.54%) SAN
3 1 (7.69%) Intranet
3 1 (7.69%) Internet
3 1 (7.69%) Cisco ASA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 10 (76.92%) SQL Server 2005
3 1 (7.69%) Hadoop
3 1 (7.69%) Apache Hive
3 1 (7.69%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (7.69%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 1 (7.69%) Git (software)
1 1 (7.69%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 1 (7.69%) Finance
Job Titles
1 9 (69.23%) Infrastructure Analyst
1 9 (69.23%) Analyst
2 6 (46.15%) Support Analyst
2 6 (46.15%) Infrastructure Support Analyst
3 2 (15.38%) Microsoft Developer
3 2 (15.38%) BizTalk Developer
3 2 (15.38%) Developer
4 1 (7.69%) Development Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) Senior Development Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 9 (69.23%) HP Storage
2 1 (7.69%) HP StoreVirtual
Operating Systems
1 10 (76.92%) Windows
1 10 (76.92%) Windows Server 2003
1 10 (76.92%) Windows Server 2008
1 10 (76.92%) Windows 7
1 10 (76.92%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (69.23%) Change Control
1 9 (69.23%) Capacity Planning
2 8 (61.54%) Network Management
3 2 (15.38%) User Acceptance Testing
4 1 (7.69%) Load Testing
4 1 (7.69%) Integration Testing
4 1 (7.69%) Database Tuning
4 1 (7.69%) Network Architecture
4 1 (7.69%) ITIL
4 1 (7.69%) OO
4 1 (7.69%) Business Intelligence
4 1 (7.69%) Disaster Recovery
4 1 (7.69%) Migration
4 1 (7.69%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (7.69%) TDD
4 1 (7.69%) MapReduce
4 1 (7.69%) Performance Tuning
4 1 (7.69%) Mentoring
4 1 (7.69%) Continuous Delivery
Programming Languages
1 2 (15.38%) C#
2 1 (7.69%) Java
2 1 (7.69%) SQL
2 1 (7.69%) T-SQL
System Software
1 10 (76.92%) Active Directory
1 10 (76.92%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 8 (61.54%) ARCserve
Vendors
1 9 (69.23%) Cisco
1 9 (69.23%) HP
2 8 (61.54%) CA
3 1 (7.69%) Altiris
3 1 (7.69%) Riverbed
3 1 (7.69%) Exinda
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