The table below looks at the statistics for SQL Server 2008 skills in IT contracts advertised for the Staffordshire 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 29 April 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.

3 months to
29 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft SQL Server 2008
Rank - 33 14
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 2008 0 4 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Staffordshire - 1.83% 7.52%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category - 5.33% 19.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 7
Average daily rate - £363 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +11.53%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.75 £25.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
-5.00% -23.07%
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 Staffordshire region.

Database & Business Intelligence Category
Staffordshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Database & Business Intelligence category
23 75 52
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Staffordshire 15.54% 34.40% 39.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 47 34
Average daily rate £425 £363 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+17.24% +13.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £286 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £535 £450 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 4 0
Average hourly rate £11.50 £16.00 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-28.12% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.00 £32.10 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+2.80% -8.28%

SQL Server 2008
Jobs Demand Trend in Staffordshire

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

SQL Server 2008 Jobs Demand Trend in Staffordshire

SQL Server 2008
Daily Rate Trend in Staffordshire

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

SQL Server 2008 Daily Rate Trend in Staffordshire

SQL Server 2008
Hourly Rate Trend in Staffordshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing SQL Server 2008 across the Staffordshire region.

SQL Server 2008 Hourly Rate Trend in Staffordshire

SQL Server 2008
Top 23 Related IT Skills in Staffordshire

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Staffordshire 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%) SQL Server
2 1 (50.00%) MS Excel
2 1 (50.00%) Cognos
2 1 (50.00%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (50.00%) ETL
2 1 (50.00%) Business Intelligence
2 1 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (50.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 1 (50.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (50.00%) MDX
2 1 (50.00%) QlikView
2 1 (50.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 1 (50.00%) Data Integration
2 1 (50.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (50.00%) Azure SQL Database
2 1 (50.00%) SQL Server 2012
2 1 (50.00%) Analytics
2 1 (50.00%) Oracle Database
2 1 (50.00%) Dashboard Development
2 1 (50.00%) SQL Server 2014
2 1 (50.00%) SQL
2 1 (50.00%) T-SQL
2 1 (50.00%) Oracle

SQL Server 2008
Top Related IT Skills in Staffordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Staffordshire 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
Cloud Services
1 1 (50.00%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (50.00%) Azure SQL Database
2 1 (50.00%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (50.00%) Oracle Database
2 1 (50.00%) QlikView
2 1 (50.00%) SQL Server 2012
2 1 (50.00%) SQL Server 2014
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%) Business Intelligence Developer
1 1 (50.00%) Business Manager
1 1 (50.00%) Data Integration Manager
1 1 (50.00%) Data Manager
1 1 (50.00%) Developer
1 1 (50.00%) ETL Developer
1 1 (50.00%) Insight Manager
1 1 (50.00%) Integration Manager
1 1 (50.00%) SSAS Developer
1 1 (50.00%) SSIS Developer
1 1 (50.00%) SSRS Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (50.00%) MDX
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) Data Integration
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) Analytics
1 1 (50.00%) Business Intelligence
1 1 (50.00%) Dashboard Development
1 1 (50.00%) ETL
Programming Languages
1 1 (50.00%) SQL
1 1 (50.00%) T-SQL
Vendors
1 1 (50.00%) Cognos
1 1 (50.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (50.00%) Oracle