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 5 February 2016 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
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft SQL Server 2008
Rank 24 - 10
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 2008 1 0 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Solihull 0.79% - 5.77%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 3.85% - 46.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 2
Average daily rate - - £268
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.75 £28.69 £31.25
% change year-on-year
+38.55% -8.19%
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 Solihull region.

Database & Business Intelligence Category
Solihull
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Database & Business Intelligence category
26 13 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Solihull 20.63% 17.81% 12.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 5 6
Average daily rate £400 £400 £305
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +31.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £323 £363 £272
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £400 £310
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £368 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.04% +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £11.50 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £29.00 £32.50 £28.00
% change year-on-year
-10.76% +16.07%

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 23 Related IT Skills in Solihull

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 2 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 2 (100.00%) SQL Server 2005
1 2 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (50.00%) ASP.NET
2 1 (50.00%) MS Excel
2 1 (50.00%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (50.00%) ETL
2 1 (50.00%) Business Intelligence
2 1 (50.00%) VB.NET
2 1 (50.00%) .NET
2 1 (50.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (50.00%) Refactoring
2 1 (50.00%) QlikView
2 1 (50.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 1 (50.00%) Multithreading
2 1 (50.00%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (50.00%) Algorithms
2 1 (50.00%) SQL Server 2000
2 1 (50.00%) Scrum
2 1 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (50.00%) Microsoft Analysis Services
2 1 (50.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 1 (50.00%) Software Engineering

SQL Server 2008
Top Related IT Skills in Solihull by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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.

Applications
1 1 (50.00%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 2 (100.00%) SQL Server 2005
2 1 (50.00%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (50.00%) Microsoft Analysis Services
2 1 (50.00%) QlikView
2 1 (50.00%) SQL Server 2000
2 1 (50.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 1 (50.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (50.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) .NET Architect
1 1 (50.00%) .NET Technical Architect
1 1 (50.00%) Architect
1 1 (50.00%) Business Intelligence Developer
1 1 (50.00%) Developer
1 1 (50.00%) QlikView Developer
1 1 (50.00%) Senior Business Intelligence Developer
1 1 (50.00%) Senior Developer
1 1 (50.00%) Senior QlikView Developer
1 1 (50.00%) Technical Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (50.00%) .NET
1 1 (50.00%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) Algorithms
1 1 (50.00%) Enterprise Software
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (50.00%) Business Intelligence
1 1 (50.00%) ETL
1 1 (50.00%) Multithreading
1 1 (50.00%) Refactoring
1 1 (50.00%) Scrum
1 1 (50.00%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 1 (50.00%) VB.NET
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft