The table below looks at the statistics for SQL Server 2008 skills in IT contracts advertised for the Shropshire 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 March 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
30 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft SQL Server 2008
Rank 34 - 20
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 2008 3 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Shropshire 1.60% - 1.00%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 4.62% - 8.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 0
Average daily rate
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£325 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £325 £313
% change year-on-year
+4.61% +4.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 £35.00 £29.00
% change year-on-year
-7.14% +20.68%
SQL Server 2008
West Midlands

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 Shropshire region.

Database & Business Intelligence Category
Shropshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Database & Business Intelligence category
65 16 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Shropshire 34.76% 13.79% 12.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 41 7 3
Average daily rate £456 £525 £511
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-13.09% +2.68%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £323 £445 £453
10% offered a daily rate of more than £538 £633 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £330
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £34.00 £35.00 £28.00
% change year-on-year
-2.85% +25.00%

SQL Server 2008
Jobs Demand Trend in Shropshire

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

SQL Server 2008 Jobs Demand Trend in Shropshire

SQL Server 2008
Daily Rate Trend in Shropshire

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

SQL Server 2008 Daily Rate Trend in Shropshire

SQL Server 2008
Daily Rate Histogram in Shropshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing SQL Server 2008 across the Shropshire region over the 3 months to 30 March 2015.

SQL Server 2008 Daily Rate Histogram in Shropshire

SQL Server 2008
Contract Job Locations in Shropshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing SQL Server 2008 within the Shropshire region over the 3 months to 30 March 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Telford - 1 £400 -
SQL Server 2008
West Midlands

SQL Server 2008
Top 14 Related IT Skills in Shropshire

For the 6 months to 30 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Shropshire 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 4 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 2 (50.00%) CSS
2 2 (50.00%) Windows
2 2 (50.00%) Adobe
2 2 (50.00%) Internet
2 2 (50.00%) C#
2 2 (50.00%) HTML
2 2 (50.00%) Java
2 2 (50.00%) JavaScript
2 2 (50.00%) .NET
2 2 (50.00%) jQuery
2 2 (50.00%) Sitecore
2 2 (50.00%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (25.00%) Mentoring

SQL Server 2008
Top Related IT Skills in Shropshire by Category

For the 6 months to 30 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Shropshire 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.

Communications & Networking
1 2 (50.00%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (100.00%) SQL Server
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) Developer
1 2 (50.00%) Sitecore Developer
2 1 (25.00%) Support Technician
2 1 (25.00%) Server Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (50.00%) HTML
1 2 (50.00%) .NET
1 2 (50.00%) CSS
1 2 (50.00%) jQuery
Operating Systems
1 2 (50.00%) Windows
1 2 (50.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (25.00%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 2 (50.00%) C#
1 2 (50.00%) Java
1 2 (50.00%) JavaScript
Vendors
1 2 (50.00%) Adobe
1 2 (50.00%) Sitecore