The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Nottinghamshire 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 3 months to 28 April 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
East Midlands / Nottinghamshire
3 months to
28 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 37 49 34
Rank change year-on-year +12 -15  
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 2008 8 3 16
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Nottinghamshire 1.99% 0.54% 3.46%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 7.55% 2.97% 11.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 3 11
Median daily rate £340 £475 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -28.42% +22.58%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £365 £313
10% offered a daily rate of more than £392 £475 £400
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £330
% change year-on-year - +6.06%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £19.00 £24.50 £28.69
% change year-on-year -22.44% -14.60%  

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 Nottinghamshire with a requirement for database and business intelligence skills.

Contract Database & Business Intelligence Skills
Nottinghamshire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for database and business intelligence skills 106 101 137
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Nottinghamshire 26.37% 18.26% 29.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 74 65 85
Median daily rate £338 £365 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -7.53% +4.28%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £258 £250 £182
10% offered a daily rate of more than £455 £475 £415
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £15.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £31.00 £32.50 £32.30
% change year-on-year -4.61% +0.61%  

SQL Server 2008
Job Vacancy Trend in Nottinghamshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Nottinghamshire citing SQL Server 2008 as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Database & Business Intelligence category.

Job vacancy trend for SQL Server 2008 in Nottinghamshire

SQL Server 2008
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Nottinghamshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for SQL Server 2008 in Nottinghamshire

SQL Server 2008
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Nottinghamshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing SQL Server 2008 in Nottinghamshire over the 3 months to 28 April 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for SQL Server 2008 in Nottinghamshire

SQL Server 2008
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Nottinghamshire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for SQL Server 2008 in Nottinghamshire

SQL Server 2008
Contract Job Locations in Nottinghamshire

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 Nottinghamshire region over the 3 months to 28 April 2017. 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 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
Nottingham +9 8 £340 -28.42% 4
SQL Server 2008
East Midlands

For the 6 months to 28 April 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 Nottinghamshire region with a requirement for SQL Server 2008.

1 14 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 11 (78.57%) Microsoft
3 8 (57.14%) .NET
3 8 (57.14%) Windows
4 7 (50.00%) C#
5 6 (42.86%) SQL
6 5 (35.71%) JavaScript
6 5 (35.71%) ASP.NET
6 5 (35.71%) Active Directory
6 5 (35.71%) Web Development
7 4 (28.57%) Windows Server 2008
7 4 (28.57%) NetApp
7 4 (28.57%) VMware
7 4 (28.57%) Visual Studio
7 4 (28.57%) CSS
7 4 (28.57%) ITIL
7 4 (28.57%) HTML
7 4 (28.57%) SCCM
8 3 (21.43%) Time Management
8 3 (21.43%) Sitefinity
8 3 (21.43%) CMS
8 3 (21.43%) SQL Server 2005
8 3 (21.43%) Agile Software Development
8 3 (21.43%) WCF
9 2 (14.29%) JIRA
9 2 (14.29%) jQuery
9 2 (14.29%) Windows Mobile
9 2 (14.29%) Scrum
9 2 (14.29%) IIS
9 2 (14.29%) Android

SQL Server 2008
Co-occurring IT Skills in Nottinghamshire 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 3 (21.43%) CMS
1 3 (21.43%) Sitefinity
2 2 (14.29%) IIS
Applications
1 1 (7.14%) Microsoft Office
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 3 (21.43%) SQL Server 2005
3 2 (14.29%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (7.14%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (7.14%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 4 (28.57%) Visual Studio
2 2 (14.29%) JIRA
2 2 (14.29%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
3 1 (7.14%) Git (software)
3 1 (7.14%) ReSharper
3 1 (7.14%) Subversion
3 1 (7.14%) TeamCity
3 1 (7.14%) YouTrack
General
1 1 (7.14%) Finance
Job Titles
1 7 (50.00%) Developer
2 4 (28.57%) Desktop Engineer
3 3 (21.43%) .NET Developer
3 3 (21.43%) ASP.NET Developer
3 3 (21.43%) C# Developer
3 3 (21.43%) CMS Developer
4 2 (14.29%) Scrum Master
4 2 (14.29%) Web Developer
5 1 (7.14%) .NET Web Developer
5 1 (7.14%) Administrator
5 1 (7.14%) Agile Coach
5 1 (7.14%) Business Intelligence Developer
5 1 (7.14%) C# ASP.NET Developer
5 1 (7.14%) C# Web Developer
5 1 (7.14%) DBA
5 1 (7.14%) ETL Developer
5 1 (7.14%) SQL DBA
5 1 (7.14%) VB.NET Developer
5 1 (7.14%) VB.NET/ASP.NET Developer
5 1 (7.14%) WinForms Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (57.14%) .NET
2 5 (35.71%) ASP.NET
3 4 (28.57%) CSS
3 4 (28.57%) HTML
4 3 (21.43%) WCF
5 2 (14.29%) jQuery
5 2 (14.29%) Velocity
6 1 (7.14%) Ajax
6 1 (7.14%) AngularJS
6 1 (7.14%) ASP.NET Web Forms
6 1 (7.14%) CSS3
6 1 (7.14%) HTML5
6 1 (7.14%) JSON
6 1 (7.14%) KnockoutJS
6 1 (7.14%) LESS
6 1 (7.14%) Web Services
6 1 (7.14%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 2 (14.29%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 8 (57.14%) Windows
2 4 (28.57%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (14.29%) Android
3 2 (14.29%) Apple iOS
3 2 (14.29%) Windows Mobile
4 1 (7.14%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (35.71%) Web Development
2 4 (28.57%) ITIL
3 3 (21.43%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (21.43%) Time Management
4 2 (14.29%) Coaching
4 2 (14.29%) DevOps
4 2 (14.29%) Mentoring
4 2 (14.29%) Performance Metrics
4 2 (14.29%) Scrum
4 2 (14.29%) User Stories
5 1 (7.14%) Agile Project Management
5 1 (7.14%) Continuous Integration
5 1 (7.14%) Database Security
5 1 (7.14%) ETL Development
5 1 (7.14%) Informatics
5 1 (7.14%) Mathematics
5 1 (7.14%) Performance Tuning
5 1 (7.14%) Problem Management
5 1 (7.14%) SOLID
5 1 (7.14%) Use Case
Programming Languages
1 7 (50.00%) C#
2 6 (42.86%) SQL
3 5 (35.71%) JavaScript
4 1 (7.14%) T-SQL
4 1 (7.14%) VB.NET
System Software
1 5 (35.71%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 4 (28.57%) SCCM
Vendors
1 11 (78.57%) Microsoft
2 4 (28.57%) NetApp
2 4 (28.57%) VMware
3 1 (7.14%) DevExpress