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 3 August 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
3 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft SQL Server 2008
Rank 26 - 16
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 2008 1 0 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Shropshire 0.68% - 3.96%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 2.44% - 20.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 3
Average daily rate
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£275 - £250
UK excluding London average daily rate £330 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+1.53% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
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 Shropshire region.

Database & Business Intelligence Category
Shropshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Database & Business Intelligence category
41 20 20
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Shropshire 27.70% 15.87% 19.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 6 6
Average daily rate £288 £501 £250
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-42.61% +100.40%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £315 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £550 £430
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.28% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Average hourly rate £17.00 - -
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 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
Top 26 Related IT Skills in Shropshire

For the 6 months to 3 August 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 3 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (33.33%) VMware
2 1 (33.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 1 (33.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (33.33%) jQuery
2 1 (33.33%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 1 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (33.33%) Kaspersky
2 1 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (33.33%) Sitecore
2 1 (33.33%) XenApp
2 1 (33.33%) Veeam
2 1 (33.33%) vSphere
2 1 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (33.33%) Microsoft Power View
2 1 (33.33%) CSS
2 1 (33.33%) Windows
2 1 (33.33%) SharePoint
2 1 (33.33%) MS Exchange
2 1 (33.33%) Business Intelligence
2 1 (33.33%) Microsoft
2 1 (33.33%) Citrix
2 1 (33.33%) C#
2 1 (33.33%) HTML
2 1 (33.33%) JavaScript
2 1 (33.33%) .NET

SQL Server 2008
Top Related IT Skills in Shropshire by Category

For the 6 months to 3 August 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.

Application Platforms
1 1 (33.33%) SharePoint
1 1 (33.33%) MS Exchange
1 1 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2010
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (33.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 1 (33.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (33.33%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 1 (33.33%) Microsoft Power View
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Developer
2 1 (33.33%) Business Developer
2 1 (33.33%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Business Intelligence Developer
2 1 (33.33%) Microsoft Developer
2 1 (33.33%) Sitecore Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (33.33%) HTML
1 1 (33.33%) .NET
1 1 (33.33%) CSS
1 1 (33.33%) jQuery
Operating Systems
1 1 (33.33%) Windows
1 1 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (33.33%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 1 (33.33%) C#
1 1 (33.33%) JavaScript
System Software
1 1 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (33.33%) XenApp
1 1 (33.33%) vSphere
Vendors
1 1 (33.33%) Microsoft
1 1 (33.33%) Citrix
1 1 (33.33%) VMware
1 1 (33.33%) Kaspersky
1 1 (33.33%) Sitecore
1 1 (33.33%) Veeam