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 2 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
2 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft SQL Server 2008
Rank 108 80 64
Rank change year-on-year
-28 -16
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 2008 29 46 57
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 1.01% 1.69% 2.39%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 4.29% 7.21% 11.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 32 38
Median daily rate £375 £373 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.67% +24.16%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £253 £218
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £425 £383
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £330 £325
% change year-on-year
+6.06% +1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 2
Median hourly rate - £32.60 £20.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +59.00%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £23.00 £25.00 £33.75
% change year-on-year
-8.00% -25.92%
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
676 638 516
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 23.49% 23.42% 21.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 382 396 316
Median daily rate £400 £350 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £318 £275 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £510 £500 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 15 12
Median hourly rate £22.50 £25.00 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.00% +11.11%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.90 £12.90 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £36.80 £50.19
UK excluding London median hourly rate £33.50 £32.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+3.07% -7.14%

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 2 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 2 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 +4 17 £330 -11.40% 4
Coventry -6 3 £525 +55.55%
Herefordshire - 3 £450 -
Worcestershire - 3 £400 - 1
Solihull - 1 - -
SQL Server 2008
England

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

For the 6 months to 2 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 73 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 47 (64.38%) SQL
3 40 (54.79%) Microsoft
4 33 (45.21%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 32 (43.84%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 27 (36.99%) T-SQL
7 25 (34.25%) SQL Server 2012
8 24 (32.88%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 24 (32.88%) Windows
8 24 (32.88%) Business Intelligence
9 22 (30.14%) Performance Tuning
10 21 (28.77%) Data Warehouse
11 20 (27.40%) SQL Server 2005
12 18 (24.66%) .NET
13 16 (21.92%) Windows Server 2008
13 16 (21.92%) Windows Server
14 15 (20.55%) C#
15 14 (19.18%) ETL
16 11 (15.07%) ASP.NET
16 11 (15.07%) .NET Framework
16 11 (15.07%) Microsoft Analysis Services
17 10 (13.70%) MS Excel
18 9 (12.33%) SharePoint
18 9 (12.33%) VMware
18 9 (12.33%) Finance
18 9 (12.33%) Agile Software Development
19 8 (10.96%) QlikView
19 8 (10.96%) ASP.NET MVC
19 8 (10.96%) Capacity Planning
19 8 (10.96%) Entity Framework

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 9 (12.33%) SharePoint
2 5 (6.85%) SharePoint 2013
3 4 (5.48%) IIS
4 3 (4.11%) CMS
5 2 (2.74%) SharePoint 2010
6 1 (1.37%) BizTalk Server
6 1 (1.37%) MS Exchange
6 1 (1.37%) Oracle Application Server
6 1 (1.37%) WebLogic
Applications
1 10 (13.70%) MS Excel
2 4 (5.48%) MS Office
3 3 (4.11%) MS Visio
4 1 (1.37%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 2 (2.74%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (1.37%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 5 (6.85%) Office 365
2 1 (1.37%) Adobe Creative Cloud
2 1 (1.37%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (1.37%) Amazon EC2
2 1 (1.37%) Google Apps
2 1 (1.37%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (1.37%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 6 (8.22%) Wireless
2 5 (6.85%) DNS
3 4 (5.48%) Firewall
3 4 (5.48%) Internet
3 4 (5.48%) LAN
3 4 (5.48%) SMTP
3 4 (5.48%) WAN
4 3 (4.11%) SAN
4 3 (4.11%) SSL
5 2 (2.74%) DHCP
5 2 (2.74%) TCP/IP
6 1 (1.37%) IMAP
6 1 (1.37%) Intranet
6 1 (1.37%) Unified Communications
6 1 (1.37%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 73 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 33 (45.21%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 32 (43.84%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 25 (34.25%) SQL Server 2012
5 24 (32.88%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 21 (28.77%) Data Warehouse
7 20 (27.40%) SQL Server 2005
8 11 (15.07%) Microsoft Analysis Services
9 8 (10.96%) QlikView
9 8 (10.96%) SQL Server 2000
10 7 (9.59%) Power BI
10 7 (9.59%) SQL Server 2014
11 5 (6.85%) Oracle Database
12 3 (4.11%) Data Mining
12 3 (4.11%) Informix
12 3 (4.11%) PowerPivot
12 3 (4.11%) Relational Database
13 2 (2.74%) Microsoft Power View
13 2 (2.74%) OLAP
13 2 (2.74%) OLAP Cube
Development Applications
1 4 (5.48%) Git (software)
1 4 (5.48%) Visual Studio
2 1 (1.37%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 9 (12.33%) Finance
2 4 (5.48%) Advertising
2 4 (5.48%) Banking
3 3 (4.11%) Retail
4 2 (2.74%) Billing
5 1 (1.37%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 36 (49.32%) Developer
2 16 (21.92%) Business Intelligence Developer
2 16 (21.92%) DBA
3 15 (20.55%) SQL DBA
4 11 (15.07%) SQL Developer
5 9 (12.33%) .NET Developer
5 9 (12.33%) SSIS Developer
6 7 (9.59%) Architect
6 7 (9.59%) SSRS Developer
7 6 (8.22%) Administrator
8 5 (6.85%) Analyst
8 5 (6.85%) SQL Server DBA
9 4 (5.48%) .NET Architect
9 4 (5.48%) .NET Technical Architect
9 4 (5.48%) Business Developer
9 4 (5.48%) SQL BI Developer
9 4 (5.48%) SQL Server Developer
9 4 (5.48%) SSAS Developer
9 4 (5.48%) Support Analyst
9 4 (5.48%) Technical Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (24.66%) .NET
2 11 (15.07%) .NET Framework
2 11 (15.07%) ASP.NET
3 8 (10.96%) ASP.NET MVC
3 8 (10.96%) Entity Framework
4 7 (9.59%) LINQ
4 7 (9.59%) MDX
5 6 (8.22%) Web Services
6 5 (6.85%) CSS
6 5 (6.85%) HTML
7 4 (5.48%) ASP.NET MVC 4
7 4 (5.48%) Classic ASP
7 4 (5.48%) jQuery
7 4 (5.48%) Task Parallel Library
7 4 (5.48%) XML
8 3 (4.11%) ASP.NET Web Forms
8 3 (4.11%) KnockoutJS
8 3 (4.11%) LINQ to SQL
8 3 (4.11%) WinForms
9 1 (1.37%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 6 (8.22%) Replication
2 5 (6.85%) Data Centre
3 4 (5.48%) Mobile App
4 3 (4.11%) Clustering
4 3 (4.11%) Data Integration
5 2 (2.74%) NHS
6 1 (1.37%) Algorithms
6 1 (1.37%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (1.37%) Enterprise Software
6 1 (1.37%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 24 (32.88%) Windows
2 16 (21.92%) Windows Server
2 16 (21.92%) Windows Server 2008
3 6 (8.22%) Linux
4 5 (6.85%) Windows Server 2012
5 4 (5.48%) Unix
6 3 (4.11%) CentOS
7 2 (2.74%) Windows 7
7 2 (2.74%) Windows Server 2003
8 1 (1.37%) AIX
8 1 (1.37%) Fedora
8 1 (1.37%) HPUX
8 1 (1.37%) Mac OS X
8 1 (1.37%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 1 (1.37%) Ubuntu
8 1 (1.37%) Windows 10
8 1 (1.37%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (32.88%) Business Intelligence
2 22 (30.14%) Performance Tuning
3 14 (19.18%) ETL
4 9 (12.33%) Agile Software Development
5 8 (10.96%) Capacity Planning
5 8 (10.96%) MVC
6 7 (9.59%) Scrum
7 6 (8.22%) E-Commerce
8 5 (6.85%) Migration
8 5 (6.85%) SOA
8 5 (6.85%) Web Development
9 4 (5.48%) BDD
9 4 (5.48%) CRM
9 4 (5.48%) Data Modelling
9 4 (5.48%) Kanban
9 4 (5.48%) OO
10 3 (4.11%) EAI
10 3 (4.11%) ITIL
10 3 (4.11%) Project Management
10 3 (4.11%) UML
Programming Languages
1 47 (64.38%) SQL
2 27 (36.99%) T-SQL
3 15 (20.55%) C#
4 6 (8.22%) PowerShell
5 5 (6.85%) JavaScript
5 5 (6.85%) VB.NET
5 5 (6.85%) VBScript
6 2 (2.74%) X++
7 1 (1.37%) Bash Shell
7 1 (1.37%) C
7 1 (1.37%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
7 1 (1.37%) Korn
7 1 (1.37%) PL/SQL
7 1 (1.37%) Shell Script
7 1 (1.37%) VBA
Qualifications
1 5 (6.85%) Security Cleared
2 4 (5.48%) MCSE
2 4 (5.48%) Microsoft Certification
2 4 (5.48%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (4.11%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (1.37%) Data Quality
System Software
1 6 (8.22%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (5.48%) Active Directory
2 4 (5.48%) Hyper-V
3 3 (4.11%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 1 (1.37%) Backup Exec
1 1 (1.37%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
1 1 (1.37%) Oracle RMAN
Vendors
1 40 (54.79%) Microsoft
2 9 (12.33%) VMware
3 8 (10.96%) Oracle
4 5 (6.85%) Cisco
5 4 (5.48%) Red Hat
6 3 (4.11%) Dell
6 3 (4.11%) HP
6 3 (4.11%) IBM
7 2 (2.74%) arcserve
7 2 (2.74%) Capita
8 1 (1.37%) Adobe
8 1 (1.37%) Avaya
8 1 (1.37%) Birst
8 1 (1.37%) Cognos
8 1 (1.37%) Google
8 1 (1.37%) Infoflex
8 1 (1.37%) Mitel
8 1 (1.37%) Symantec
8 1 (1.37%) Veeam
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