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 29 June 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 Jun 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft SQL Server 2008
Rank 31 29 23
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -6
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 2008 4 4 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Warwickshire 1.22% 1.34% 3.98%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 5.33% 8.33% 20.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 1 4
Average daily rate
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£183 £400 £263
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-54.37% +52.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £169 £400 £227
10% offered a daily rate of more than £197 £400 £270
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
-7.14% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 3 0
Average hourly rate £34.12 £22.50 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+51.64% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.50 £22.25 £26.00
% change year-on-year
+5.61% -14.42%
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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
75 48 44
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Warwickshire 22.87% 16.05% 19.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 50 34 22
Average daily rate £338 £313 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.00% -3.84%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £200 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £400 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £355 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+1.42% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 5 0
Average hourly rate £33.25 £23.00 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+44.54% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £30.00 £30.00

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Warwickshire

For the 6 months to 29 June 2015, 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 6 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 4 (66.67%) .NET
2 4 (66.67%) Microsoft
3 3 (50.00%) SQL Server 2000
3 3 (50.00%) SQL Server 2005
3 3 (50.00%) CSS
3 3 (50.00%) T-SQL
3 3 (50.00%) C#
3 3 (50.00%) HTML
3 3 (50.00%) JavaScript
3 3 (50.00%) Ajax
3 3 (50.00%) jQuery
4 2 (33.33%) Degree
4 2 (33.33%) Razor View Engine
4 2 (33.33%) Web Services
4 2 (33.33%) SharePoint
4 2 (33.33%) Classic ASP
4 2 (33.33%) ASP.NET
4 2 (33.33%) MVC
4 2 (33.33%) Automotive
4 2 (33.33%) Manufacturing
4 2 (33.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 2 (33.33%) Intranet
4 2 (33.33%) Internet
5 1 (16.67%) Apple
5 1 (16.67%) Dynamics CRM
5 1 (16.67%) Technical Architecture
5 1 (16.67%) .NET Framework
5 1 (16.67%) XML
5 1 (16.67%) XSLT

SQL Server 2008
Top Related IT Skills in Warwickshire by Category

For the 6 months to 29 June 2015, 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 2 (33.33%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (16.67%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 1 (16.67%) Dynamics CRM
Communications & Networking
1 2 (33.33%) Intranet
1 2 (33.33%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 3 (50.00%) SQL Server 2000
2 3 (50.00%) SQL Server 2005
3 2 (33.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 1 (16.67%) Visual Studio
1 1 (16.67%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 2 (33.33%) Automotive
1 2 (33.33%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 3 (50.00%) Developer
2 2 (33.33%) Software Engineer
2 2 (33.33%) SQL Developer
2 2 (33.33%) SQL Server Developer
2 2 (33.33%) Software Development Engineer
2 2 (33.33%) Development Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (66.67%) .NET
2 3 (50.00%) HTML
2 3 (50.00%) CSS
2 3 (50.00%) Ajax
2 3 (50.00%) jQuery
3 2 (33.33%) Razor View Engine
3 2 (33.33%) Web Services
3 2 (33.33%) Classic ASP
3 2 (33.33%) ASP.NET
4 1 (16.67%) DHTML
4 1 (16.67%) XML
4 1 (16.67%) XSLT
4 1 (16.67%) .NET Framework
4 1 (16.67%) WPF
4 1 (16.67%) Silverlight
Miscellaneous
1 1 (16.67%) Graphic Design
1 1 (16.67%) Computer Science
1 1 (16.67%) iPad
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (33.33%) MVC
2 1 (16.67%) Technical Architecture
2 1 (16.67%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 3 (50.00%) C#
1 3 (50.00%) JavaScript
1 3 (50.00%) T-SQL
2 1 (16.67%) VBScript
2 1 (16.67%) VB
2 1 (16.67%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (33.33%) Degree
Vendors
1 4 (66.67%) Microsoft
2 1 (16.67%) Apple
2 1 (16.67%) Google