Period
to 25 July 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Coventry with a requirement for SQL Server 2008 skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited SQL Server 2008 over the 6 months to 25 July 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Microsoft SQL Server 2008
West Midlands > Coventry
6 months to
25 Jul 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 58 66 57
Rank change year-on-year +8 -9 -3
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 2008 1 9 4
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Coventry 0.16% 1.05% 0.60%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 1.22% 4.59% 2.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 9 4
Coventry median daily rate £375 £375 £319
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +17.65% +10.87%
10th Percentile £363 £281 £300
90th Percentile £388 £563 £413
West Midlands median daily rate £335 £350 £350
% change year-on-year -4.29% - +16.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Coventry median hourly rate - - -
West Midlands median hourly rate £34.00 £36.50 £28.69
% change year-on-year -6.85% +27.22% +27.51%

SQL Server 2008 is in the database and business intelligence skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Coventry with a requirement for database and business intelligence skills.

Contract Database & Business Intelligence Skills
Coventry
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for database and business intelligence skills 82 196 159
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Coventry 12.71% 22.90% 23.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 52 137 102
Coventry median daily rate £400 £375 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.67% +15.38% -
10th Percentile £285 £284 £167
90th Percentile £538 £485 £438
West Midlands median daily rate £391 £400 £350
% change year-on-year -2.19% +14.29% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 2 10
Coventry median hourly rate £24.00 £15.25 £20.32
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +57.38% -24.95% -46.24%
10th Percentile £23.20 £12.03 £12.43
90th Percentile £24.80 £17.88 £37.31
West Midlands median hourly rate £32.50 £21.25 £18.14
% change year-on-year +52.94% +17.14% -9.30%

SQL Server 2008
Job Vacancy Trend in Coventry

Job postings citing SQL Server 2008 as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Coventry.

Job vacancy trend for SQL Server 2008 in Coventry

SQL Server 2008
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Coventry

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

Contractor daily rate trend for SQL Server 2008 in Coventry

SQL Server 2008
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Coventry

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for SQL Server 2008 in Coventry

For the 6 months to 25 July 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 Coventry region with a requirement for SQL Server 2008.

1 1 (100.00%) C#
1 1 (100.00%) HTML
1 1 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 1 (100.00%) .NET
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (100.00%) ASP.NET
1 1 (100.00%) CSS
1 1 (100.00%) jQuery
1 1 (100.00%) ASP.NET Web API
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server 2014

SQL Server 2008
Co-occurring IT Skills in Coventry 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:

Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server 2014
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) .NET Developer
1 1 (100.00%) Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (100.00%) .NET
1 1 (100.00%) ASP.NET
1 1 (100.00%) ASP.NET Web API
1 1 (100.00%) CSS
1 1 (100.00%) HTML
1 1 (100.00%) jQuery
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) C#
1 1 (100.00%) JavaScript