The first table below looks at the demand 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 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Database & Business Intelligence category for the Peterborough region.

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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft SQL Server 2008
Rank 19 - 12
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 2008 17 0 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Peterborough 10.97% - 10.09%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 51.52% - 55.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 0 8
Average daily rate £233 - £288
UK excluding London average daily rate £328 £323 £325
% change year-on-year
+1.55% -0.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Average hourly rate £23.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 £32.50 £32.75
% change year-on-year
- -0.76%
Database & Business Intelligence Category
Peterborough
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Database & Business Intelligence category
33 11 20
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Peterborough 21.29% 17.74% 18.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 5 13
Average daily rate £234 £225 £288
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.88% -21.73%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £204 £214 £285
10% offered a daily rate of more than £413 £325 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £330 £338
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -2.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 1
Average hourly rate £23.00 - £30.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £28.00 £28.50
% change year-on-year
+25.00% -1.75%
SQL Server 2008
Cambridgeshire

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Peterborough

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 26 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 23 (88.46%) Windows
3 22 (84.62%) Active Directory
4 21 (80.77%) Windows Server 2003
4 21 (80.77%) Windows Server 2008
5 20 (76.92%) Hyper-V
5 20 (76.92%) HP
5 20 (76.92%) Cisco
6 18 (69.23%) MS Exchange
6 18 (69.23%) Exchange Server 2003
6 18 (69.23%) Exchange Server 2010
7 17 (65.38%) Migration
8 16 (61.54%) Firewall
9 15 (57.69%) ITIL
9 15 (57.69%) Windows 7
10 14 (53.85%) Wireless
11 11 (42.31%) Cisco ASA
12 8 (30.77%) SQL Server 2005
13 5 (19.23%) LAN
13 5 (19.23%) WAN
14 4 (15.38%) .NET
14 4 (15.38%) ASP.NET
14 4 (15.38%) C#
14 4 (15.38%) Capacity Planning
14 4 (15.38%) Change Control
15 3 (11.54%) Network Management
15 3 (11.54%) ASP.NET MVC
15 3 (11.54%) MVC
15 3 (11.54%) Agile Software Development
15 3 (11.54%) TDD

SQL Server 2008
Top Related IT Skills in Peterborough by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 18 (69.23%) MS Exchange
1 18 (69.23%) Exchange Server 2003
1 18 (69.23%) Exchange Server 2010
2 3 (11.54%) SharePoint
3 2 (7.69%) Lync
3 2 (7.69%) Node.js
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.85%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 16 (61.54%) Firewall
2 14 (53.85%) Wireless
3 11 (42.31%) Cisco ASA
4 5 (19.23%) LAN
4 5 (19.23%) WAN
5 3 (11.54%) SAN
6 2 (7.69%) Intranet
6 2 (7.69%) Internet
6 2 (7.69%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 26 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 8 (30.77%) SQL Server 2005
3 1 (3.85%) RavenDB
3 1 (3.85%) Neo4j
Development Applications
1 2 (7.69%) Visual Studio
1 2 (7.69%) NUnit
1 2 (7.69%) Git (software)
2 1 (3.85%) MSTest
2 1 (3.85%) TeamCity
2 1 (3.85%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 1 (3.85%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 18 (69.23%) Analyst
2 13 (50.00%) Technical Analyst
3 5 (19.23%) Support Analyst
3 5 (19.23%) Infrastructure Analyst
4 4 (15.38%) Developer
5 3 (11.54%) C# Developer
5 3 (11.54%) Infrastructure Support Analyst
6 2 (7.69%) 2nd Line Support
6 2 (7.69%) Technical Support
6 2 (7.69%) Desktop Analyst
6 2 (7.69%) Network Analyst
6 2 (7.69%) Technical Support Analyst
6 2 (7.69%) Technical Engineer
6 2 (7.69%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
7 1 (3.85%) C# .NET Developer
7 1 (3.85%) Agile C# Developer
7 1 (3.85%) C# ASP.NET Developer
7 1 (3.85%) .NET Developer
7 1 (3.85%) ASP.NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (15.38%) .NET
1 4 (15.38%) ASP.NET
2 3 (11.54%) ASP.NET MVC
2 3 (11.54%) HTML
2 3 (11.54%) CSS
3 2 (7.69%) Web Services
3 2 (7.69%) HTML5
3 2 (7.69%) RESTful
3 2 (7.69%) ASP.NET MVC 4
3 2 (7.69%) CSS3
4 1 (3.85%) KnockoutJS
4 1 (3.85%) RabbitMQ
4 1 (3.85%) Silverlight
4 1 (3.85%) jQuery
4 1 (3.85%) Ajax
4 1 (3.85%) Classic ASP
Miscellaneous
1 1 (3.85%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 23 (88.46%) Windows
2 21 (80.77%) Windows Server 2003
2 21 (80.77%) Windows Server 2008
3 15 (57.69%) Windows 7
4 2 (7.69%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (3.85%) CentOS
5 1 (3.85%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (65.38%) Migration
2 15 (57.69%) ITIL
3 4 (15.38%) Capacity Planning
3 4 (15.38%) Change Control
4 3 (11.54%) Network Management
4 3 (11.54%) MVC
4 3 (11.54%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (11.54%) TDD
5 2 (7.69%) OO
5 2 (7.69%) Disaster Recovery
5 2 (7.69%) Unit Testing
5 2 (7.69%) BDD
6 1 (3.85%) CQRS
6 1 (3.85%) Domain-Driven Design
6 1 (3.85%) UML
6 1 (3.85%) OOP
6 1 (3.85%) OOA/OOD
Programming Languages
1 4 (15.38%) C#
2 2 (7.69%) JavaScript
2 2 (7.69%) SQL
3 1 (3.85%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 1 (3.85%) Degree
System Software
1 22 (84.62%) Active Directory
2 20 (76.92%) Hyper-V
3 2 (7.69%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 3 (11.54%) ARCserve
2 2 (7.69%) SCCM
Vendors
1 20 (76.92%) HP
1 20 (76.92%) Cisco
2 3 (11.54%) Microsoft
2 3 (11.54%) CA
3 2 (7.69%) NetApp
3 2 (7.69%) Citrix
3 2 (7.69%) Altiris
3 2 (7.69%) VMware
3 2 (7.69%) Riverbed
3 2 (7.69%) Exinda
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