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 27 February 2017 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
27 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft SQL Server 2008
England / West Midlands
Rank 95 89 70
Rank change year-on-year
-6 -19
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 2008 25 40 44
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 1.03% 1.57% 1.94%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 5.63% 6.28% 8.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 31 29
Median daily rate £375 £350 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -9.67%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £275 £350
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £450 £405
UK excluding London median daily rate £358 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 4
Median hourly rate £41.00 £37.00 £28.69
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+10.81% +28.96%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £39.50 £42.50 £28.69
% change year-on-year
-7.05% +48.13%

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
444 637 496
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 18.36% 25.00% 21.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 269 372 283
Median daily rate £400 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £370
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +1.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 20 11
Median hourly rate £33.00 £20.00 £28.69
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+65.00% -30.28%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.45 £16.00 £13.20
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.00 £37.00 £36.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £32.50 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -

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 27 February 2017.

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 27 February 2017. 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 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
Warwickshire -1 6 £400 - 2
Staffordshire -2 5 £375 -6.25% 4
Birmingham -12 4 £375 +7.14% 2
Coventry -6 2 £375 +30.43% 1
Smethwick - 1 - -
Solihull - 1 - - 2
West Bromwich - 1 - -
SQL Server 2008
England

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

For the 6 months to 27 February 2017, 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 64 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 42 (65.63%) SQL
3 37 (57.81%) .NET
4 30 (46.88%) C#
5 28 (43.75%) Microsoft
6 26 (40.63%) HTML
7 25 (39.06%) Agile Software Development
8 23 (35.94%) jQuery
9 21 (32.81%) Business Intelligence
10 20 (31.25%) SQL Server 2005
11 19 (29.69%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 18 (28.13%) CSS
13 17 (26.56%) Team Foundation Server
14 16 (25.00%) Visual Studio
14 16 (25.00%) MVC
14 16 (25.00%) PowerShell
15 15 (23.44%) T-SQL
16 14 (21.88%) Windows
16 14 (21.88%) SQL Server Integration Services
16 14 (21.88%) Relational Database
16 14 (21.88%) Windows Server
17 13 (20.31%) KnockoutJS
17 13 (20.31%) Java
18 12 (18.75%) JavaScript
18 12 (18.75%) WCF
19 11 (17.19%) SQL Server Analysis Services
19 11 (17.19%) Security Cleared
19 11 (17.19%) Software Engineering
19 11 (17.19%) SOAP
19 11 (17.19%) XML

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 11 (17.19%) NServiceBus
2 9 (14.06%) IIS
3 8 (12.50%) Apache
3 8 (12.50%) JBoss
3 8 (12.50%) Oracle Application Server
3 8 (12.50%) Oracle HTTP Server
3 8 (12.50%) WebLogic
4 2 (3.13%) SharePoint
Applications
1 5 (7.81%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (3.13%) Cognos Business Intelligence
1 2 (3.13%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (1.56%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 4 (6.25%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (3.13%) SaaS
3 1 (1.56%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 11 (17.19%) Broadband
2 8 (12.50%) HTTP
2 8 (12.50%) TCP/IP
3 2 (3.13%) Internet
3 2 (3.13%) Intranet
4 1 (1.56%) 3G
Database & Business Intelligence
1 64 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 20 (31.25%) SQL Server 2005
3 19 (29.69%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 14 (21.88%) Relational Database
4 14 (21.88%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 11 (17.19%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 10 (15.63%) Data Warehouse
7 9 (14.06%) SQL Server 2014
8 8 (12.50%) MySQL
8 8 (12.50%) Oracle Database
8 8 (12.50%) Oracle Database 10g
8 8 (12.50%) Oracle Database 11g
8 8 (12.50%) SQL Server 2016
9 6 (9.38%) Microsoft Analysis Services
9 6 (9.38%) SQL Server 2012
10 5 (7.81%) Hazelcast
11 4 (6.25%) QlikView
11 4 (6.25%) SQL Server 2000
12 3 (4.69%) Power BI
13 2 (3.13%) OLAP
Development Applications
1 17 (26.56%) Team Foundation Server
2 16 (25.00%) Visual Studio
3 2 (3.13%) WebLogic Workshop
General
1 11 (17.19%) Telecoms
2 8 (12.50%) Finance
3 2 (3.13%) Advertising
4 1 (1.56%) Manufacturing
4 1 (1.56%) Retail
Job Titles
1 38 (59.38%) Developer
2 11 (17.19%) Software Engineer
3 10 (15.63%) .NET Developer
3 10 (15.63%) C# Software Engineer
4 9 (14.06%) Business Intelligence Developer
5 8 (12.50%) SQL Developer
6 7 (10.94%) .NET Software Engineer
6 7 (10.94%) DBA
6 7 (10.94%) SQL DBA
7 6 (9.38%) C# Developer
8 5 (7.81%) Analyst
8 5 (7.81%) Java Developer
8 5 (7.81%) Oracle Analyst
8 5 (7.81%) Oracle Support Analyst
8 5 (7.81%) SQL Analyst
8 5 (7.81%) SQL Server DBA
8 5 (7.81%) SQL Support Analyst
8 5 (7.81%) Support Analyst
9 4 (6.25%) Microsoft Developer
9 4 (6.25%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 37 (57.81%) .NET
2 26 (40.63%) HTML
3 23 (35.94%) jQuery
4 18 (28.13%) CSS
5 13 (20.31%) KnockoutJS
6 12 (18.75%) WCF
7 11 (17.19%) SOAP
7 11 (17.19%) StructureMap
7 11 (17.19%) XML
8 8 (12.50%) SAML
9 7 (10.94%) AngularJS
9 7 (10.94%) ASP.NET
9 7 (10.94%) WPF
10 6 (9.38%) Web Services
11 5 (7.81%) Hibernate
11 5 (7.81%) J2EE
11 5 (7.81%) REST
11 5 (7.81%) Spring
11 5 (7.81%) Spring Boot
12 4 (6.25%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 4 (6.25%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (3.13%) Management Information System
2 2 (3.13%) Replication
3 1 (1.56%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 14 (21.88%) Windows
1 14 (21.88%) Windows Server
2 8 (12.50%) Linux
2 8 (12.50%) Unix
3 5 (7.81%) Windows Server 2008
4 3 (4.69%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (1.56%) Windows 7
5 1 (1.56%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (1.56%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (39.06%) Agile Software Development
2 21 (32.81%) Business Intelligence
3 16 (25.00%) MVC
4 11 (17.19%) Performance Tuning
4 11 (17.19%) Software Engineering
5 8 (12.50%) Cybersecurity
5 8 (12.50%) Identity Access Management
6 7 (10.94%) SOLID
7 6 (9.38%) ETL
8 5 (7.81%) Visualisation
8 5 (7.81%) Waterfall
8 5 (7.81%) Web Development
9 4 (6.25%) Continuous Improvement
10 3 (4.69%) Mentoring
10 3 (4.69%) Stakeholder Management
10 3 (4.69%) TDD
11 2 (3.13%) Mathematics
11 2 (3.13%) Network Management
11 2 (3.13%) Strategic Planning
11 2 (3.13%) Test Management
Programming Languages
1 42 (65.63%) SQL
2 30 (46.88%) C#
3 16 (25.00%) PowerShell
4 15 (23.44%) T-SQL
5 13 (20.31%) Java
6 12 (18.75%) JavaScript
7 6 (9.38%) PL/SQL
8 3 (4.69%) VB.NET
9 2 (3.13%) PHP
Qualifications
1 11 (17.19%) Security Cleared
2 3 (4.69%) SC Cleared
3 2 (3.13%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.13%) Data Quality
2 1 (1.56%) QA
System Software
1 1 (1.56%) Active Directory
1 1 (1.56%) Hyper-V
1 1 (1.56%) VMware ESX
1 1 (1.56%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (1.56%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 8 (12.50%) Oracle Identity Management
1 8 (12.50%) Oracle Identity Manager
2 3 (4.69%) SCOM
Vendors
1 28 (43.75%) Microsoft
2 8 (12.50%) Oracle
3 2 (3.13%) Cognos
4 1 (1.56%) Cisco
4 1 (1.56%) Dell
4 1 (1.56%) HP
4 1 (1.56%) Kaspersky
4 1 (1.56%) VMware
West Midlands
Nigel Frank International
Rate: £450 - £525 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Staffordshire
Nigel Frank International
Rate: £300 - £350 per hour
Posted: 4 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
TEKsystems
Rate: £350 - £400 per day
Posted: 6 days ago