Period
to 17 January 2018

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 17 January 2018 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
17 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 63 76 50
Rank change year-on-year +13 -26 +3
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 2008 5 5 12
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Coventry 0.65% 0.51% 1.70%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 3.68% 3.40% 8.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 7 10
Coventry median daily rate £230 £375 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -38.67% +15.38% -23.53%
10th Percentile £161 £185 £279
90th Percentile £294 £397 £414
West Midlands median daily rate £300 £350 £358
% change year-on-year -14.29% -2.10% +2.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Coventry median hourly rate - - £21.75
West Midlands median hourly rate - £39.20 £28.03
% change year-on-year - +39.88% -2.32%

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

All Database and Business Intelligence Skills
Coventry
Contract vacancies with a requirement for database or business intelligence skills 136 147 146
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Coventry 17.75% 14.92% 20.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 91 108 106
Coventry median daily rate £425 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% +6.67% +10.29%
10th Percentile £286 £299 £258
90th Percentile £525 £538 £613
West Midlands median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year +6.67% - +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 5 3
Coventry median hourly rate £25.00 £16.00 £21.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +56.25% -25.58% -39.44%
10th Percentile £22.75 £11.50 £19.90
90th Percentile £32.35 £17.00 £23.65
West Midlands median hourly rate £30.91 £16.56 £20.50
% change year-on-year +86.62% -19.22% +9.33%

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 17 January 2018, 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 5 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 4 (80.00%) Microsoft
3 3 (60.00%) ETL
3 3 (60.00%) Business Intelligence
3 3 (60.00%) Data Warehouse
3 3 (60.00%) Finance
3 3 (60.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 3 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (60.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 3 (60.00%) Marketing
3 3 (60.00%) ETL Development
3 3 (60.00%) Power BI
3 3 (60.00%) Analytics
3 3 (60.00%) SQL Server 2016
4 2 (40.00%) Windows Server
4 2 (40.00%) Cisco LMS
4 2 (40.00%) PKI
4 2 (40.00%) WSUS
4 2 (40.00%) Problem Management
4 2 (40.00%) SCOM
4 2 (40.00%) SC Cleared
4 2 (40.00%) Security Cleared
4 2 (40.00%) PowerShell
4 2 (40.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (40.00%) Veeam
4 2 (40.00%) Windows 7
4 2 (40.00%) McAfee ePO
4 2 (40.00%) Exchange Server 2010
4 2 (40.00%) ArcSight
4 2 (40.00%) Demand Management

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:

Application Platforms
1 2 (40.00%) Exchange Server 2010
1 2 (40.00%) MS Exchange
1 2 (40.00%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (40.00%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 1 (20.00%) Dynamics NAV
Communications & Networking
1 2 (40.00%) SAN
1 2 (40.00%) SSL
1 2 (40.00%) TACACS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 3 (60.00%) Data Warehouse
2 3 (60.00%) Power BI
2 3 (60.00%) SQL Server 2016
2 3 (60.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 3 (60.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
General
1 3 (60.00%) Finance
1 3 (60.00%) Marketing
2 1 (20.00%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 2 (40.00%) Wintel Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) Business Intelligence Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) Business Intelligence Developer
2 1 (20.00%) Consultant
2 1 (20.00%) Developer
2 1 (20.00%) Dynamics NAV Consultant
2 1 (20.00%) Microsoft BI Developer
2 1 (20.00%) Microsoft Consultant
2 1 (20.00%) Microsoft Developer
2 1 (20.00%) Power BI Developer
2 1 (20.00%) Report Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 2 (40.00%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 2 (40.00%) Linux
1 2 (40.00%) Windows
1 2 (40.00%) Windows 7
1 2 (40.00%) Windows Server
1 2 (40.00%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (60.00%) Analytics
1 3 (60.00%) Business Intelligence
1 3 (60.00%) ETL
1 3 (60.00%) ETL Development
2 2 (40.00%) Demand Management
2 2 (40.00%) Incident Management
2 2 (40.00%) Problem Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (40.00%) PowerShell
1 2 (40.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (40.00%) SC Cleared
1 2 (40.00%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 2 (40.00%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (40.00%) Backup Exec
1 2 (40.00%) Cisco LMS
1 2 (40.00%) McAfee ePO
1 2 (40.00%) SCOM
1 2 (40.00%) WSUS
Vendors
1 4 (80.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (40.00%) ArcSight
2 2 (40.00%) Cisco
2 2 (40.00%) HP
2 2 (40.00%) McAfee
2 2 (40.00%) NetApp
2 2 (40.00%) Veeam
2 2 (40.00%) VMware