The table below looks at the statistics for SQL Server 2008 skills in IT contracts advertised for the West Bromwich 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 April 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
1 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft SQL Server 2008
Rank 9 - 1
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 2008 4 0 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Bromwich 14.81% - 66.67%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 26.67% - 100.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 0 1
Average daily rate
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£375 - £350
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £325 £313
% change year-on-year
+4.61% +4.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £42.20
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 £33.25 £30.25
% change year-on-year
-2.25% +9.91%
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 West Bromwich region.

Database & Business Intelligence Category
West Bromwich
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Database & Business Intelligence category
15 1 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Bromwich 55.56% 11.11% 66.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 1 1
Average daily rate £350 £338 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.70% -3.57%
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £330
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £42.20
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.25 £35.00 £28.00
% change year-on-year
-5.00% +25.00%

SQL Server 2008
Jobs Demand Trend in West Bromwich

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

SQL Server 2008 Jobs Demand Trend in West Bromwich

SQL Server 2008
Daily Rate Trend in West Bromwich

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

SQL Server 2008 Daily Rate Trend in West Bromwich

SQL Server 2008
Hourly Rate Trend in West Bromwich

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

SQL Server 2008 Hourly Rate Trend in West Bromwich

SQL Server 2008
Top 21 Related IT Skills in West Bromwich

For the 6 months to 1 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the West Bromwich 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 4 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 4 (100.00%) Windows
1 4 (100.00%) MCDBA
1 4 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 4 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 4 (100.00%) SQL
1 4 (100.00%) MCITP
1 4 (100.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 4 (100.00%) Red Gate
1 4 (100.00%) SQL Server 2012
2 2 (50.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 2 (50.00%) MySQL
2 2 (50.00%) Oracle
3 1 (25.00%) Release Management
3 1 (25.00%) Unit Testing
3 1 (25.00%) Data Migration
3 1 (25.00%) Disaster Recovery
3 1 (25.00%) Migration
3 1 (25.00%) Database Security
3 1 (25.00%) Data Structures
3 1 (25.00%) Change Control

SQL Server 2008
Top Related IT Skills in West Bromwich by Category

For the 6 months to 1 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the West Bromwich 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.

Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 4 (100.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 4 (100.00%) SQL Server 2012
2 2 (50.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 2 (50.00%) MySQL
Job Titles
1 4 (100.00%) DBA
1 4 (100.00%) Administrator
1 4 (100.00%) SQL DBA
Miscellaneous
1 1 (25.00%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 4 (100.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (25.00%) Release Management
1 1 (25.00%) Unit Testing
1 1 (25.00%) Data Migration
1 1 (25.00%) Disaster Recovery
1 1 (25.00%) Migration
1 1 (25.00%) Database Security
1 1 (25.00%) Change Control
Programming Languages
1 4 (100.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (100.00%) MCDBA
1 4 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 4 (100.00%) MCITP
Vendors
1 4 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 4 (100.00%) Red Gate
2 2 (50.00%) Oracle