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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SQL Server 2008 over the 3 months to 4 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
4 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft SQL Server 2008
Rank 18 - 17
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 2008 3 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Worcestershire 3.61% - 1.28%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 17.65% - 9.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 0 1
Median daily rate £400 - £325
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £23.75 £25.00 £33.75
% change year-on-year
-5.00% -25.92%
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
17 12 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Worcestershire 20.48% 13.64% 14.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 5 6
Median daily rate £400 £650 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-38.46% +100.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £234 £318
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £650 £350
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 2
Median hourly rate £45.00 - £55.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £32.10 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+9.03% -8.28%

SQL Server 2008
Jobs Demand Trend in Worcestershire

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Worcestershire 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 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
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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing SQL Server 2008 within the Worcestershire region over the 3 months to 4 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
Malvern - 2 £400 -
SQL Server 2008
West Midlands

SQL Server 2008
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Worcestershire

For the 6 months to 4 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 Worcestershire region with a requirement for SQL Server 2008.

1 6 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 5 (83.33%) Windows
2 5 (83.33%) Microsoft
2 5 (83.33%) VMware
2 5 (83.33%) Windows Server 2008
3 4 (66.67%) Windows Server
4 3 (50.00%) CentOS
4 3 (50.00%) vSphere
4 3 (50.00%) SQL Server 2012
4 3 (50.00%) SQL Server 2014
4 3 (50.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 3 (50.00%) System Testing
4 3 (50.00%) SC Cleared
4 3 (50.00%) Security Cleared
4 3 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
4 3 (50.00%) Microsoft Certification
4 3 (50.00%) Red Hat
4 3 (50.00%) Linux
4 3 (50.00%) MCSE
4 3 (50.00%) MS Excel
4 3 (50.00%) MS Office
4 3 (50.00%) Unix
4 3 (50.00%) MS Visio
5 2 (33.33%) SQL
6 1 (16.67%) Wireless
6 1 (16.67%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 1 (16.67%) arcserve
6 1 (16.67%) SAN
6 1 (16.67%) HP
6 1 (16.67%) Microsoft Analysis Services

SQL Server 2008
Top Related IT Skills in Worcestershire 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:

Applications
1 3 (50.00%) MS Excel
1 3 (50.00%) MS Office
1 3 (50.00%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 1 (16.67%) DHCP
1 1 (16.67%) DNS
1 1 (16.67%) LAN
1 1 (16.67%) SAN
1 1 (16.67%) TCP/IP
1 1 (16.67%) WAN
1 1 (16.67%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 3 (50.00%) SQL Server 2012
2 3 (50.00%) SQL Server 2014
3 1 (16.67%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (16.67%) Microsoft Analysis Services
3 1 (16.67%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 1 (16.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (16.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Job Titles
1 3 (50.00%) Database Engineer
2 2 (33.33%) Analyst
2 2 (33.33%) Support Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) 3rd Line Support
3 1 (16.67%) 3rd Line Support Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) Database Developer
3 1 (16.67%) Developer
3 1 (16.67%) SQL Database Developer
3 1 (16.67%) SQL Developer
3 1 (16.67%) Systems Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) Systems Support
3 1 (16.67%) Systems Support Analyst
Operating Systems
1 5 (83.33%) Windows
1 5 (83.33%) Windows Server 2008
2 4 (66.67%) Windows Server
3 3 (50.00%) CentOS
3 3 (50.00%) Linux
3 3 (50.00%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (50.00%) System Testing
2 1 (16.67%) Business Intelligence
2 1 (16.67%) ETL
Programming Languages
1 2 (33.33%) SQL
2 1 (16.67%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (50.00%) MCSE
1 3 (50.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 3 (50.00%) SC Cleared
1 3 (50.00%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (50.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 3 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 3 (50.00%) vSphere
Vendors
1 5 (83.33%) Microsoft
1 5 (83.33%) VMware
2 3 (50.00%) Red Hat
3 1 (16.67%) arcserve
3 1 (16.67%) Cisco
3 1 (16.67%) HP