The table below looks at the statistics for SQL Server 2008 skills in IT contracts advertised for the Warwickshire 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 September 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 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft SQL Server 2008
Rank 38 30 30
Rank change year-on-year
-8 0
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 2008 7 7 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Warwickshire 1.90% 2.82% 1.33%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 10.29% 16.67% 7.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 4 3
Average daily rate
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£390 £265 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+47.16% -3.63%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £328 £257 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £466 £270 £303
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £325 £320
% change year-on-year
- +1.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £22.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.75 £30.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-35.24% +1.66%
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 Warwickshire region.

Database & Business Intelligence Category
Warwickshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Database & Business Intelligence category
68 42 53
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Warwickshire 18.48% 16.94% 17.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 48 22 21
Average daily rate £315 £275 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.54% -8.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £410 £405 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 4
Average hourly rate £19.50 £21.00 £15.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.14% +35.48%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.30 £32.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-0.63% +8.33%

SQL Server 2008
Jobs Demand Trend in Warwickshire

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

SQL Server 2008 Jobs Demand Trend in Warwickshire

SQL Server 2008
Daily Rate Trend in Warwickshire

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

SQL Server 2008 Daily Rate Trend in Warwickshire

SQL Server 2008
Daily Rate Histogram in Warwickshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing SQL Server 2008 across the Warwickshire region over the 3 months to 1 September 2014.

SQL Server 2008 Daily Rate Histogram in Warwickshire

SQL Server 2008
Hourly Rate Trend in Warwickshire

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

SQL Server 2008 Hourly Rate Trend in Warwickshire

SQL Server 2008
Contract Job Locations in Warwickshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing SQL Server 2008 within the Warwickshire region over the 3 months to 1 September 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Warwick -5 4 £335 +24.07% 2
Leamington Spa - - - -
Rugby - - - -
SQL Server 2008
West Midlands

SQL Server 2008
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Warwickshire

For the 6 months to 1 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Warwickshire 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 11 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 7 (63.64%) .NET
3 6 (54.55%) SQL
3 6 (54.55%) Microsoft
4 5 (45.45%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 5 (45.45%) SQL Server 2005
5 4 (36.36%) Dynamics CRM
5 4 (36.36%) CRM
5 4 (36.36%) C#
6 3 (27.27%) WPF
6 3 (27.27%) Silverlight
6 3 (27.27%) SQL Server 2012
6 3 (27.27%) VBA
7 2 (18.18%) Relational Database
7 2 (18.18%) MS PowerPoint
7 2 (18.18%) Publishing
7 2 (18.18%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 2 (18.18%) Technical Architecture
7 2 (18.18%) .NET Framework
7 2 (18.18%) MySQL
7 2 (18.18%) ASP.NET
7 2 (18.18%) MS Excel
7 2 (18.18%) MS Access
7 2 (18.18%) Data Warehouse
7 2 (18.18%) MS Visio
7 2 (18.18%) Automotive
8 1 (9.09%) Advertising
8 1 (9.09%) MVC
8 1 (9.09%) Business Intelligence
8 1 (9.09%) SharePoint

SQL Server 2008
Top Related IT Skills in Warwickshire by Category

For the 6 months to 1 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Warwickshire 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 (9.09%) IIS
1 1 (9.09%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (18.18%) MS Excel
1 2 (18.18%) MS Visio
1 2 (18.18%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (9.09%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 4 (36.36%) Dynamics CRM
Communications & Networking
1 1 (9.09%) Intranet
1 1 (9.09%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 5 (45.45%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 5 (45.45%) SQL Server 2005
3 3 (27.27%) SQL Server 2012
4 2 (18.18%) Relational Database
4 2 (18.18%) MySQL
4 2 (18.18%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 2 (18.18%) MS Access
4 2 (18.18%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 1 (9.09%) Visual Studio
1 1 (9.09%) JIRA
General
1 2 (18.18%) Automotive
1 2 (18.18%) Publishing
2 1 (9.09%) Retail
2 1 (9.09%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 6 (54.55%) Developer
2 4 (36.36%) Analyst
3 3 (27.27%) MI Analyst
4 2 (18.18%) Consultant
4 2 (18.18%) Analyst Developer
4 2 (18.18%) CRM Consultant
5 1 (9.09%) Business Intelligence Analyst
5 1 (9.09%) Microsoft Consultant
5 1 (9.09%) Business Intelligence Developer
5 1 (9.09%) Microsoft Developer
5 1 (9.09%) Information Analyst
5 1 (9.09%) SQL DBA
5 1 (9.09%) Developer Analyst
5 1 (9.09%) DBA
5 1 (9.09%) Service Manager
5 1 (9.09%) Systems Manager
5 1 (9.09%) Data Analyst
5 1 (9.09%) Business Developer
5 1 (9.09%) Software Developer
5 1 (9.09%) Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (63.64%) .NET
2 3 (27.27%) WPF
2 3 (27.27%) Silverlight
3 2 (18.18%) .NET Framework
3 2 (18.18%) ASP.NET
4 1 (9.09%) CSS
4 1 (9.09%) Web Services
4 1 (9.09%) XML
4 1 (9.09%) JSON
4 1 (9.09%) WCF
4 1 (9.09%) Classic ASP
4 1 (9.09%) jQuery
4 1 (9.09%) ASP.NET MVC
4 1 (9.09%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (9.09%) iPad
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (36.36%) CRM
2 2 (18.18%) Technical Architecture
3 1 (9.09%) Unit Testing
3 1 (9.09%) Test Scripting
3 1 (9.09%) Business Intelligence
3 1 (9.09%) Benchmarking
3 1 (9.09%) MVC
3 1 (9.09%) Requirements Analysis
Programming Languages
1 6 (54.55%) SQL
2 4 (36.36%) C#
3 3 (27.27%) VBA
4 1 (9.09%) Java
4 1 (9.09%) JavaScript
4 1 (9.09%) VBScript
4 1 (9.09%) VB.NET
Vendors
1 6 (54.55%) Microsoft