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 17 December 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
17 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft SQL Server 2008
Rank 26 26 27
Rank change year-on-year
0 +1
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 2008 12 6 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Warwickshire 3.58% 2.30% 3.51%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 20.69% 14.29% 11.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 2 5
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£313 £263 £250
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+19.04% +5.00%
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £320 £313
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +2.40%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 0 2
Average hourly rate £33.50 - £22.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.50 £29.25 £26.50
% change year-on-year
+14.52% +10.37%
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
58 42 87
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Warwickshire 17.31% 16.09% 30.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 33 19 41
Average daily rate £325 £333 £306
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.25% +8.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £285 £225 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £438 £452 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £325 £330
% change year-on-year
+10.76% -1.51%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 3 6
Average hourly rate £33.50 £24.00 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+39.58% +6.66%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £27.50 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+27.27% -15.38%

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
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 17 December 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 - 7 £313 - 1
Leamington Spa - 1 - - 1
SQL Server 2008
West Midlands

SQL Server 2008
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Warwickshire

For the 6 months to 17 December 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 24 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 19 (79.17%) .NET
3 15 (62.50%) C#
3 15 (62.50%) Microsoft
4 10 (41.67%) CRM
4 10 (41.67%) SQL Server 2005
4 10 (41.67%) Dynamics CRM
5 9 (37.50%) SQL
6 8 (33.33%) HTML
6 8 (33.33%) JavaScript
6 8 (33.33%) WPF
6 8 (33.33%) Silverlight
7 7 (29.17%) Technical Architecture
7 7 (29.17%) .NET Framework
7 7 (29.17%) CSS
8 6 (25.00%) ASP.NET
8 6 (25.00%) IIS
8 6 (25.00%) Visual Studio
8 6 (25.00%) XML
8 6 (25.00%) iPad
8 6 (25.00%) SQL Server 2012
9 4 (16.67%) Software Engineering
9 4 (16.67%) Ajax
9 4 (16.67%) PHP
9 4 (16.67%) DHTML
10 3 (12.50%) VBA
10 3 (12.50%) Java
10 3 (12.50%) T-SQL
10 3 (12.50%) VBScript
10 3 (12.50%) Data Warehouse

SQL Server 2008
Top Related IT Skills in Warwickshire by Category

For the 6 months to 17 December 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 6 (25.00%) IIS
2 1 (4.17%) MS Exchange
2 1 (4.17%) SharePoint
2 1 (4.17%) Exchange Server 2007
2 1 (4.17%) Lync
2 1 (4.17%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 3 (12.50%) MS Excel
2 2 (8.33%) MS PowerPoint
2 2 (8.33%) MS Visio
2 2 (8.33%) Photoshop
3 1 (4.17%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 10 (41.67%) Dynamics CRM
Communications & Networking
1 3 (12.50%) Internet
2 1 (4.17%) LAN
2 1 (4.17%) WAN
2 1 (4.17%) TCP/IP
2 1 (4.17%) VPN
2 1 (4.17%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 10 (41.67%) SQL Server 2005
3 6 (25.00%) SQL Server 2012
4 3 (12.50%) Data Warehouse
4 3 (12.50%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 3 (12.50%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 2 (8.33%) Relational Database
5 2 (8.33%) SQL Server 2000
5 2 (8.33%) MS Access
5 2 (8.33%) MySQL
6 1 (4.17%) OLAP
6 1 (4.17%) Microsoft Analysis Services
6 1 (4.17%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 1 (4.17%) SSDT
Development Applications
1 6 (25.00%) Visual Studio
2 2 (8.33%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
2 2 (8.33%) Subversion
2 2 (8.33%) VSS/SourceSafe
3 1 (4.17%) JIRA
3 1 (4.17%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 2 (8.33%) Automotive
1 2 (8.33%) Publishing
2 1 (4.17%) Finance
2 1 (4.17%) Retail
Job Titles
1 14 (58.33%) Developer
2 6 (25.00%) Consultant
2 6 (25.00%) CRM Consultant
3 5 (20.83%) Dynamics CRM Consultant
4 4 (16.67%) Microsoft CRM Consultant
4 4 (16.67%) Microsoft Consultant
5 3 (12.50%) .NET Developer
5 3 (12.50%) Software Developer
5 3 (12.50%) CRM Developer
6 2 (8.33%) Dynamics CRM Developer
6 2 (8.33%) ASP.NET Developer
6 2 (8.33%) Analyst
6 2 (8.33%) Web Developer
7 1 (4.17%) Business Developer
7 1 (4.17%) DBA
7 1 (4.17%) 2nd Line Support
7 1 (4.17%) Information Analyst
7 1 (4.17%) SQL Developer
7 1 (4.17%) SQL DBA
7 1 (4.17%) Analyst Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (79.17%) .NET
2 8 (33.33%) HTML
2 8 (33.33%) WPF
2 8 (33.33%) Silverlight
3 7 (29.17%) .NET Framework
3 7 (29.17%) CSS
4 6 (25.00%) ASP.NET
4 6 (25.00%) XML
5 4 (16.67%) Ajax
5 4 (16.67%) DHTML
6 3 (12.50%) jQuery
7 2 (8.33%) WCF
7 2 (8.33%) XSLT
8 1 (4.17%) Web Services
8 1 (4.17%) Classic ASP
8 1 (4.17%) JSON
8 1 (4.17%) MDX
8 1 (4.17%) ASP.NET MVC
8 1 (4.17%) HTML5
8 1 (4.17%) AngularJS
Miscellaneous
1 6 (25.00%) iPad
2 2 (8.33%) Graphic Design
2 2 (8.33%) Computer Science
3 1 (4.17%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 2 (8.33%) Windows
2 1 (4.17%) Windows Server 2003
2 1 (4.17%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (4.17%) Windows 7
2 1 (4.17%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (41.67%) CRM
2 7 (29.17%) Technical Architecture
3 4 (16.67%) Software Engineering
4 2 (8.33%) Business Intelligence
4 2 (8.33%) MVC
4 2 (8.33%) Workflow
5 1 (4.17%) Data Modelling
5 1 (4.17%) Benchmarking
5 1 (4.17%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (4.17%) Data Management
5 1 (4.17%) Unit Testing
5 1 (4.17%) Test Scripting
5 1 (4.17%) Requirements Analysis
5 1 (4.17%) Logical Data Model
5 1 (4.17%) Physical Data Model
5 1 (4.17%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 15 (62.50%) C#
2 9 (37.50%) SQL
3 8 (33.33%) JavaScript
4 4 (16.67%) PHP
5 3 (12.50%) VBA
5 3 (12.50%) Java
5 3 (12.50%) T-SQL
5 3 (12.50%) VBScript
6 2 (8.33%) XPath
6 2 (8.33%) C++
7 1 (4.17%) VB.NET
7 1 (4.17%) XQuery
Qualifications
1 3 (12.50%) Degree
System Software
1 1 (4.17%) Active Directory
1 1 (4.17%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 1 (4.17%) Backup Exec
1 1 (4.17%) WSUS
Vendors
1 15 (62.50%) Microsoft
2 2 (8.33%) Google
2 2 (8.33%) Apple
3 1 (4.17%) McAfee