The table below looks at the statistics for SQL Server 2008 skills in IT contracts advertised for the Warwick 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 January 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
29 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft SQL Server 2008
Rank 13 - 12
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 2008 4 0 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Warwick 4.26% - 2.78%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 22.22% - 13.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 0
Average daily rate
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£350 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £325 £313
% change year-on-year
+4.61% +4.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 2
Average hourly rate £33.50 - £22.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £28.69 £31.00 £26.50
% change year-on-year
-7.45% +16.98%
SQL Server 2008
Warwickshire

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 Warwick region.

Database & Business Intelligence Category
Warwick
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Database & Business Intelligence category
18 14 15
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Warwick 19.15% 13.21% 20.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 8 10
Average daily rate £400 £350 £420
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% -16.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £265 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £499 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £330
% change year-on-year
+3.57% +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 2
Average hourly rate £33.50 - £22.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.50 £27.50 £30.50
% change year-on-year
+21.81% -9.83%

SQL Server 2008
Jobs Demand Trend in Warwick

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

SQL Server 2008 Jobs Demand Trend in Warwick

SQL Server 2008
Daily Rate Trend in Warwick

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

SQL Server 2008 Daily Rate Trend in Warwick

SQL Server 2008
Hourly Rate Trend in Warwick

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

SQL Server 2008 Hourly Rate Trend in Warwick

SQL Server 2008
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Warwick

For the 6 months to 29 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Warwick 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 12 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 11 (91.67%) .NET
3 9 (75.00%) C#
4 7 (58.33%) CRM
4 7 (58.33%) SQL Server 2005
4 7 (58.33%) Dynamics CRM
5 6 (50.00%) Microsoft
6 5 (41.67%) WPF
6 5 (41.67%) Silverlight
6 5 (41.67%) Technical Architecture
6 5 (41.67%) .NET Framework
7 4 (33.33%) iPad
7 4 (33.33%) Software Engineering
7 4 (33.33%) HTML
7 4 (33.33%) JavaScript
7 4 (33.33%) PHP
7 4 (33.33%) IIS
7 4 (33.33%) ASP.NET
7 4 (33.33%) CSS
8 3 (25.00%) SQL Server 2012
9 2 (16.67%) XPath
9 2 (16.67%) Subversion
9 2 (16.67%) Ajax
9 2 (16.67%) XML
9 2 (16.67%) Visual Studio
9 2 (16.67%) VSS/SourceSafe
9 2 (16.67%) Java
9 2 (16.67%) C++
9 2 (16.67%) DHTML
9 2 (16.67%) Workflow

SQL Server 2008
Top Related IT Skills in Warwick by Category

For the 6 months to 29 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Warwick 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 4 (33.33%) IIS
Applications
1 1 (8.33%) MS Visio
1 1 (8.33%) MS Excel
1 1 (8.33%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 7 (58.33%) Dynamics CRM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 7 (58.33%) SQL Server 2005
3 3 (25.00%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (8.33%) MySQL
4 1 (8.33%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (8.33%) MS Access
4 1 (8.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (8.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (8.33%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 2 (16.67%) Subversion
1 2 (16.67%) Visual Studio
1 2 (16.67%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 2 (16.67%) Automotive
2 1 (8.33%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 8 (66.67%) Developer
2 3 (25.00%) CRM Developer
3 2 (16.67%) Microsoft CRM Consultant
3 2 (16.67%) Microsoft Consultant
3 2 (16.67%) ASP.NET Developer
3 2 (16.67%) CRM Consultant
3 2 (16.67%) Dynamics CRM Consultant
3 2 (16.67%) Dynamics CRM Developer
3 2 (16.67%) Software Developer
3 2 (16.67%) .NET Developer
3 2 (16.67%) Consultant
4 1 (8.33%) Analyst Developer
4 1 (8.33%) Analyst
4 1 (8.33%) Business Developer
4 1 (8.33%) Business Analyst
4 1 (8.33%) Business Intelligence Analyst
4 1 (8.33%) Business Intelligence Developer
4 1 (8.33%) Microsoft Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (91.67%) .NET
2 5 (41.67%) WPF
2 5 (41.67%) Silverlight
2 5 (41.67%) .NET Framework
3 4 (33.33%) HTML
3 4 (33.33%) ASP.NET
3 4 (33.33%) CSS
4 2 (16.67%) Ajax
4 2 (16.67%) XML
4 2 (16.67%) DHTML
Miscellaneous
1 4 (33.33%) iPad
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (58.33%) CRM
2 5 (41.67%) Technical Architecture
3 4 (33.33%) Software Engineering
4 2 (16.67%) Workflow
5 1 (8.33%) Business Intelligence
5 1 (8.33%) Data Management
Programming Languages
1 9 (75.00%) C#
2 4 (33.33%) JavaScript
2 4 (33.33%) PHP
3 2 (16.67%) XPath
3 2 (16.67%) Java
3 2 (16.67%) C++
4 1 (8.33%) SQL
4 1 (8.33%) VBA
Vendors
1 6 (50.00%) Microsoft