The table below looks at the statistics for SQL Server 2008 skills in IT contracts advertised for the West Midlands region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SQL Server 2008 over the 3 months to 29 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
29 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft SQL Server 2008
Rank 114 77 60
Rank change year-on-year
-37 -17
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 2008 19 47 61
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.67% 1.82% 2.61%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 3.03% 7.64% 11.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 28 39
Median daily rate £400 £330 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+21.21% +10.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £235 £219
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £429 £347
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £328 £338
% change year-on-year
+6.87% -2.96%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 3
Median hourly rate £36.50 £23.35 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+56.35% +3.75%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £26.00 £23.00 £24.00
% change year-on-year
+13.04% -4.16%
SQL Server 2008
England

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 Midlands region.

Database & Business Intelligence Category
West Midlands
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Database & Business Intelligence category
627 615 513
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 22.12% 23.77% 21.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 375 401 314
Median daily rate £413 £338 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+22.22% +3.84%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £250 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £505 £475 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £363 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.58% +3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 15 15
Median hourly rate £36.50 £18.00 £23.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+102.77% -21.73%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.70 £14.70 £15.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £36.80 £30.35 £37.80
UK excluding London median hourly rate £33.50 £26.00 £31.50
% change year-on-year
+28.84% -17.46%

SQL Server 2008
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

The demand trend of contract jobs across the West Midlands region citing SQL Server 2008 as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Database & Business Intelligence category.

SQL Server 2008 Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

SQL Server 2008
Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

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

SQL Server 2008 Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

SQL Server 2008
Daily Rate Histogram in the West Midlands

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing SQL Server 2008 across the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 29 May 2016.

SQL Server 2008 Daily Rate Histogram in the West Midlands

SQL Server 2008
Hourly Rate Trend in the West Midlands

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

SQL Server 2008 Hourly Rate Trend in the West Midlands

SQL Server 2008
Contract Job Locations in the West Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing SQL Server 2008 within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 29 May 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Birmingham -13 8 £330 -4.34% 5
Worcestershire -7 3 £400 - 1
Coventry -3 2 £525 +55.55%
Warwickshire -5 2 £350 +91.78% 2
Herefordshire - 2 £450 -
Solihull - 1 - -
SQL Server 2008
England

SQL Server 2008
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 29 May 2016, IT contractor jobs citing SQL Server 2008 also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the West Midlands region with a requirement for SQL Server 2008.

1 61 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 38 (62.30%) SQL
3 37 (60.66%) Microsoft
4 28 (45.90%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 27 (44.26%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 22 (36.07%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 22 (36.07%) SQL Server 2012
6 22 (36.07%) T-SQL
7 20 (32.79%) Windows
7 20 (32.79%) Business Intelligence
8 19 (31.15%) Performance Tuning
9 18 (29.51%) SQL Server 2005
10 17 (27.87%) Data Warehouse
10 17 (27.87%) .NET
11 15 (24.59%) C#
12 14 (22.95%) Windows Server
13 12 (19.67%) ETL
14 11 (18.03%) Microsoft Analysis Services
14 11 (18.03%) .NET Framework
14 11 (18.03%) Windows Server 2008
15 10 (16.39%) ASP.NET
15 10 (16.39%) SharePoint
16 9 (14.75%) MVC
17 8 (13.11%) Finance
17 8 (13.11%) ASP.NET MVC
17 8 (13.11%) Entity Framework
18 7 (11.48%) Capacity Planning
18 7 (11.48%) QlikView
18 7 (11.48%) LINQ
18 7 (11.48%) SQL Server 2014

SQL Server 2008
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 10 (16.39%) SharePoint
2 5 (8.20%) SharePoint 2013
3 4 (6.56%) IIS
4 3 (4.92%) CMS
5 2 (3.28%) SharePoint 2010
6 1 (1.64%) BizTalk Server
6 1 (1.64%) MS Exchange
6 1 (1.64%) Oracle Application Server
6 1 (1.64%) WebLogic
Applications
1 7 (11.48%) MS Excel
2 4 (6.56%) MS Office
3 3 (4.92%) MS Visio
4 1 (1.64%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 2 (3.28%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (1.64%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 5 (8.20%) Office 365
2 1 (1.64%) Adobe Creative Cloud
2 1 (1.64%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (1.64%) Amazon EC2
2 1 (1.64%) Google Apps
2 1 (1.64%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 5 (8.20%) Internet
2 4 (6.56%) Firewall
2 4 (6.56%) SMTP
2 4 (6.56%) Wireless
3 3 (4.92%) DNS
3 3 (4.92%) LAN
3 3 (4.92%) SSL
3 3 (4.92%) WAN
4 2 (3.28%) Intranet
5 1 (1.64%) IMAP
5 1 (1.64%) SAN
5 1 (1.64%) Unified Communications
5 1 (1.64%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 61 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 28 (45.90%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 27 (44.26%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 22 (36.07%) SQL Server 2012
4 22 (36.07%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 18 (29.51%) SQL Server 2005
6 17 (27.87%) Data Warehouse
7 11 (18.03%) Microsoft Analysis Services
8 7 (11.48%) Power BI
8 7 (11.48%) QlikView
8 7 (11.48%) SQL Server 2000
8 7 (11.48%) SQL Server 2014
9 3 (4.92%) Informix
10 2 (3.28%) Oracle Database
11 1 (1.64%) Data Mining
11 1 (1.64%) Ingres
11 1 (1.64%) OLAP
11 1 (1.64%) OLAP Cube
11 1 (1.64%) Oracle Database 10g
11 1 (1.64%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 4 (6.56%) Git (software)
1 4 (6.56%) Visual Studio
2 1 (1.64%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 8 (13.11%) Finance
2 4 (6.56%) Banking
3 3 (4.92%) Advertising
4 2 (3.28%) Billing
5 1 (1.64%) Automotive
5 1 (1.64%) Marketing
5 1 (1.64%) Retail
Job Titles
1 31 (50.82%) Developer
2 14 (22.95%) DBA
3 13 (21.31%) SQL DBA
4 12 (19.67%) Business Intelligence Developer
5 9 (14.75%) SQL Developer
6 8 (13.11%) .NET Developer
7 6 (9.84%) Architect
7 6 (9.84%) SSIS Developer
8 5 (8.20%) Administrator
9 4 (6.56%) SQL Server DBA
9 4 (6.56%) SSRS Developer
10 3 (4.92%) .NET Technical Architect
10 3 (4.92%) .NET Web Developer
10 3 (4.92%) Database Engineer
10 3 (4.92%) Infrastructure Support
10 3 (4.92%) Office 365 Architect
10 3 (4.92%) SharePoint Architect
10 3 (4.92%) SQL BI Developer
10 3 (4.92%) SQL Server Architect
10 3 (4.92%) SQL Server Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (27.87%) .NET
2 11 (18.03%) .NET Framework
3 10 (16.39%) ASP.NET
4 8 (13.11%) ASP.NET MVC
4 8 (13.11%) Entity Framework
5 7 (11.48%) LINQ
6 6 (9.84%) CSS
6 6 (9.84%) HTML
6 6 (9.84%) Web Services
7 5 (8.20%) Classic ASP
7 5 (8.20%) jQuery
8 4 (6.56%) ASP.NET MVC 4
8 4 (6.56%) Task Parallel Library
8 4 (6.56%) XML
9 3 (4.92%) ASP.NET Web Forms
9 3 (4.92%) KnockoutJS
9 3 (4.92%) LINQ to SQL
9 3 (4.92%) MDX
9 3 (4.92%) WinForms
10 2 (3.28%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 5 (8.20%) Data Centre
2 4 (6.56%) Clustering
2 4 (6.56%) Mobile App
2 4 (6.56%) Replication
3 3 (4.92%) Data Integration
4 1 (1.64%) NHS
4 1 (1.64%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 20 (32.79%) Windows
2 14 (22.95%) Windows Server
3 11 (18.03%) Windows Server 2008
4 6 (9.84%) Linux
5 5 (8.20%) Windows Server 2012
6 4 (6.56%) Unix
7 3 (4.92%) CentOS
8 2 (3.28%) Windows 7
8 2 (3.28%) Windows Server 2003
9 1 (1.64%) AIX
9 1 (1.64%) Fedora
9 1 (1.64%) HPUX
9 1 (1.64%) Mac OS X
9 1 (1.64%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 1 (1.64%) Ubuntu
9 1 (1.64%) Windows 10
9 1 (1.64%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (32.79%) Business Intelligence
2 19 (31.15%) Performance Tuning
3 12 (19.67%) ETL
4 9 (14.75%) MVC
5 7 (11.48%) Capacity Planning
6 6 (9.84%) E-Commerce
7 5 (8.20%) Agile Software Development
7 5 (8.20%) Migration
7 5 (8.20%) Scrum
7 5 (8.20%) SOA
8 4 (6.56%) BDD
8 4 (6.56%) CRM
8 4 (6.56%) Data Modelling
8 4 (6.56%) High Availability
8 4 (6.56%) Kanban
8 4 (6.56%) Web Development
9 3 (4.92%) Data Architecture
9 3 (4.92%) Stakeholder Engagement
9 3 (4.92%) System Testing
9 3 (4.92%) Technical Architecture
Programming Languages
1 38 (62.30%) SQL
2 22 (36.07%) T-SQL
3 15 (24.59%) C#
4 6 (9.84%) JavaScript
4 6 (9.84%) PowerShell
5 5 (8.20%) VBScript
6 4 (6.56%) VB.NET
7 2 (3.28%) X++
8 1 (1.64%) Bash Shell
8 1 (1.64%) C
8 1 (1.64%) Korn
8 1 (1.64%) PL/SQL
8 1 (1.64%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 5 (8.20%) Security Cleared
2 4 (6.56%) MCSE
2 4 (6.56%) Microsoft Certification
2 4 (6.56%) SC Cleared
3 1 (1.64%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (4.92%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (1.64%) Data Quality
System Software
1 6 (9.84%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (6.56%) Active Directory
2 4 (6.56%) Hyper-V
3 3 (4.92%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 1 (1.64%) Backup Exec
1 1 (1.64%) NetBackup
1 1 (1.64%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
1 1 (1.64%) Oracle RMAN
Vendors
1 37 (60.66%) Microsoft
2 6 (9.84%) VMware
3 5 (8.20%) Oracle
4 4 (6.56%) Red Hat
5 3 (4.92%) Cisco
5 3 (4.92%) Dell
5 3 (4.92%) IBM
6 2 (3.28%) Capita
7 1 (1.64%) Adobe
7 1 (1.64%) Avaya
7 1 (1.64%) Birst
7 1 (1.64%) Google
7 1 (1.64%) HP
7 1 (1.64%) Mitel
7 1 (1.64%) Symantec
7 1 (1.64%) Veeam
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