The table below looks at the statistics for SQL Server 2008 skills in IT contracts advertised for the Worcestershire 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 5 February 2016 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
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft SQL Server 2008
Rank 8 - 11
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 2008 3 0 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Worcestershire 7.50% - 3.64%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 18.75% - 11.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 2
Average daily rate £260 - £240
90% offered a daily rate of more than £188 - £228
10% offered a daily rate of more than £332 - £252
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £22.50 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.75 £28.69 £31.25
% change year-on-year
+38.55% -8.19%
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 Worcestershire region.

Database & Business Intelligence Category
Worcestershire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Database & Business Intelligence category
16 12 18
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Worcestershire 40.00% 14.46% 32.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 5 15
Average daily rate £350 £300 £296
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.66% +1.46%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £181 £135 £244
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £650 £381
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £368 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.04% +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 0
Average hourly rate £22.50 £40.00 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-43.75% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £29.00 £32.50 £28.00
% change year-on-year
-10.76% +16.07%

SQL Server 2008
Jobs Demand Trend in Worcestershire

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

SQL Server 2008 Jobs Demand Trend in Worcestershire

SQL Server 2008
Daily Rate Trend in Worcestershire

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

SQL Server 2008 Daily Rate Trend in Worcestershire

SQL Server 2008
Daily Rate Histogram in Worcestershire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing SQL Server 2008 across the Worcestershire region over the 3 months to 5 February 2016.

SQL Server 2008 Daily Rate Histogram in Worcestershire

SQL Server 2008
Hourly Rate Trend in Worcestershire

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

SQL Server 2008 Hourly Rate Trend in Worcestershire

SQL Server 2008
Contract Job Locations in Worcestershire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing SQL Server 2008 within the Worcestershire region over the 3 months to 5 February 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Worcester - 2 £260 -
Redditch - 1 - - 2
SQL Server 2008
West Midlands

SQL Server 2008
Top 26 Related IT Skills in Worcestershire

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Worcestershire 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 3 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 3 (100.00%) SQL Server 2012
2 2 (66.67%) Windows Server 2008
2 2 (66.67%) VMware
2 2 (66.67%) Windows
2 2 (66.67%) Microsoft
2 2 (66.67%) SQL
3 1 (33.33%) T-SQL
3 1 (33.33%) HP
3 1 (33.33%) SAN
3 1 (33.33%) arcserve
3 1 (33.33%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (33.33%) ETL
3 1 (33.33%) LAN
3 1 (33.33%) WAN
3 1 (33.33%) DHCP
3 1 (33.33%) TCP/IP
3 1 (33.33%) DNS
3 1 (33.33%) Business Intelligence
3 1 (33.33%) Cisco
3 1 (33.33%) Microsoft Analysis Services
3 1 (33.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (33.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (33.33%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 1 (33.33%) Wireless
3 1 (33.33%) Windows Server

SQL Server 2008
Top Related IT Skills in Worcestershire by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Worcestershire 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.

Communications & Networking
1 1 (33.33%) DHCP
1 1 (33.33%) DNS
1 1 (33.33%) LAN
1 1 (33.33%) SAN
1 1 (33.33%) TCP/IP
1 1 (33.33%) WAN
1 1 (33.33%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 3 (100.00%) SQL Server 2012
2 1 (33.33%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (33.33%) Microsoft Analysis Services
2 1 (33.33%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 1 (33.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (33.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Analyst
1 2 (66.67%) Support Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) 3rd Line Support
2 1 (33.33%) 3rd Line Support Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) Database Developer
2 1 (33.33%) Developer
2 1 (33.33%) SQL Database Developer
2 1 (33.33%) SQL Developer
2 1 (33.33%) Systems Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) Systems Support
2 1 (33.33%) Systems Support Analyst
Operating Systems
1 2 (66.67%) Windows
1 2 (66.67%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (33.33%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (33.33%) Business Intelligence
1 1 (33.33%) ETL
Programming Languages
1 2 (66.67%) SQL
2 1 (33.33%) T-SQL
Vendors
1 2 (66.67%) Microsoft
1 2 (66.67%) VMware
2 1 (33.33%) arcserve
2 1 (33.33%) Cisco
2 1 (33.33%) HP