The table below looks at the statistics for SQL Server 2008 skills in IT contracts advertised for the Solihull 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 1 October 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
1 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft SQL Server 2008
Rank - 10 -
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 2008 0 10 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Solihull - 8.70% -
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category - 45.45% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 6 0
Average daily rate
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- £283 -
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 £20.25 £32.50 £28.75
% change year-on-year
-37.69% +13.04%
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 Solihull region.

Database & Business Intelligence Category
Solihull
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Database & Business Intelligence category
10 22 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Solihull 16.39% 19.13% 9.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 13 1
Average daily rate £375 £288 £200
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+30.43% +43.75%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £340 £338
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +0.74%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Average hourly rate - - £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.34 £32.03 £30.70
% change year-on-year
+4.09% +4.32%

SQL Server 2008
Jobs Demand Trend in Solihull

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

SQL Server 2008 Jobs Demand Trend in Solihull

SQL Server 2008
Daily Rate Trend in Solihull

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

SQL Server 2008 Daily Rate Trend in Solihull

SQL Server 2008
Top 17 Related IT Skills in Solihull

For the 6 months to 1 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Solihull 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 1 (100.00%) C#
1 1 (100.00%) VBA
1 1 (100.00%) .NET
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (100.00%) ASP.NET
1 1 (100.00%) XML
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (100.00%) NHibernate
1 1 (100.00%) Enterprise Architecture
1 1 (100.00%) WCF
1 1 (100.00%) WPF
1 1 (100.00%) Multithreading
1 1 (100.00%) MVVM
1 1 (100.00%) Waterfall
1 1 (100.00%) Managed Extensibility Framework
1 1 (100.00%) Demand Forecasting
1 1 (100.00%) Analytical Skills

SQL Server 2008
Top Related IT Skills in Solihull by Category

For the 6 months to 1 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Solihull 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.

Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Developer
1 1 (100.00%) .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (100.00%) .NET
1 1 (100.00%) ASP.NET
1 1 (100.00%) XML
1 1 (100.00%) NHibernate
1 1 (100.00%) WCF
1 1 (100.00%) WPF
1 1 (100.00%) Managed Extensibility Framework
Miscellaneous
1 1 (100.00%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (100.00%) Enterprise Architecture
1 1 (100.00%) Multithreading
1 1 (100.00%) MVVM
1 1 (100.00%) Waterfall
1 1 (100.00%) Demand Forecasting
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) C#
1 1 (100.00%) VBA