The table below looks at the statistics for SQL Server 2008 skills in IT contracts advertised for the Basingstoke 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 1 October 2014 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
1 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft SQL Server 2008
Rank 17 25 32
Rank change year-on-year
+8 +7
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 2008 15 26 22
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Basingstoke 6.91% 11.35% 5.79%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 39.47% 37.14% 29.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 24 16
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£344 £369 £318
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.77% +16.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £316 £290 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £390 £400 £443
UK excluding London average daily rate £330 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+1.53% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.25 £32.50 £28.75
% change year-on-year
-37.69% +13.04%
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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 Basingstoke region.

Database & Business Intelligence Category
Basingstoke
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Database & Business Intelligence category
38 70 74
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Basingstoke 17.51% 30.57% 19.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 24 47 41
Average daily rate £344 £400 £321
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-14.06% +24.51%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £238 £300 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £403 £460
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £340 £338
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +0.74%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £21.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.34 £32.03 £30.70
% change year-on-year
+4.09% +4.32%

SQL Server 2008
Jobs Demand Trend in Basingstoke

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

SQL Server 2008 Jobs Demand Trend in Basingstoke

SQL Server 2008
Daily Rate Trend in Basingstoke

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

SQL Server 2008 Daily Rate Trend in Basingstoke

SQL Server 2008
Daily Rate Histogram in Basingstoke

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing SQL Server 2008 across the Basingstoke region over the 3 months to 1 October 2014.

SQL Server 2008 Daily Rate Histogram in Basingstoke

SQL Server 2008
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Basingstoke

For the 6 months to 1 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Basingstoke 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 22 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 19 (86.36%) SQL
3 15 (68.18%) .NET
3 15 (68.18%) C#
4 14 (63.64%) ASP.NET
4 14 (63.64%) MVC
5 13 (59.09%) Microsoft
5 13 (59.09%) ASP.NET MVC
6 11 (50.00%) XML
7 10 (45.45%) Finance
7 10 (45.45%) WCF
8 9 (40.91%) Windows Server 2003
8 9 (40.91%) Windows
9 8 (36.36%) Oracle
9 8 (36.36%) Analytical Skills
10 7 (31.82%) JavaScript
10 7 (31.82%) SharePoint
10 7 (31.82%) Agile Software Development
11 6 (27.27%) SQL Server 2005
11 6 (27.27%) .NET Framework
11 6 (27.27%) Microsoft Enterprise Library
11 6 (27.27%) HTML
11 6 (27.27%) XSLT
11 6 (27.27%) CSS
11 6 (27.27%) jQuery
12 5 (22.73%) System Testing
12 5 (22.73%) SharePoint 2010
12 5 (22.73%) Relational Database
12 5 (22.73%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
13 4 (18.18%) Ektron

SQL Server 2008
Top Related IT Skills in Basingstoke by Category

For the 6 months to 1 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Basingstoke 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.

Application Platforms
1 7 (31.82%) SharePoint
2 5 (22.73%) SharePoint 2010
3 4 (18.18%) CMS
Applications
1 3 (13.64%) MS Excel
2 2 (9.09%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (4.55%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 6 (27.27%) SQL Server 2005
3 5 (22.73%) Relational Database
4 2 (9.09%) SQL Server 2012
4 2 (9.09%) Oracle Database
4 2 (9.09%) Data Warehouse
4 2 (9.09%) PowerCenter
4 2 (9.09%) Oracle Database 10g
5 1 (4.55%) OLAP
5 1 (4.55%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 1 (4.55%) Visual Studio
1 1 (4.55%) Moq
1 1 (4.55%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 10 (45.45%) Finance
2 4 (18.18%) Financial Institution
3 1 (4.55%) Automotive
3 1 (4.55%) Manufacturing
3 1 (4.55%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 19 (86.36%) Developer
2 9 (40.91%) .NET Developer
3 4 (18.18%) Informatica Developer
4 3 (13.64%) Web Developer
4 3 (13.64%) C# Developer
4 3 (13.64%) C# .NET Developer
5 2 (9.09%) ASP.NET Developer
5 2 (9.09%) Senior C# Developer
5 2 (9.09%) Senior Developer
5 2 (9.09%) Analyst
6 1 (4.55%) Data Analyst
6 1 (4.55%) Software Developer
6 1 (4.55%) Software Engineer
6 1 (4.55%) Support Analyst
6 1 (4.55%) Administrator
6 1 (4.55%) DBA
6 1 (4.55%) Server Support
6 1 (4.55%) Server Analyst
6 1 (4.55%) .NET Software Engineer
6 1 (4.55%) ETL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (68.18%) .NET
2 14 (63.64%) ASP.NET
3 13 (59.09%) ASP.NET MVC
4 11 (50.00%) XML
5 10 (45.45%) WCF
6 6 (27.27%) .NET Framework
6 6 (27.27%) Microsoft Enterprise Library
6 6 (27.27%) HTML
6 6 (27.27%) XSLT
6 6 (27.27%) CSS
6 6 (27.27%) jQuery
7 5 (22.73%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
8 3 (13.64%) LINQ
9 2 (9.09%) Web Services
9 2 (9.09%) WinForms
10 1 (4.55%) MDX
10 1 (4.55%) NHibernate
10 1 (4.55%) SOAP
10 1 (4.55%) PhoneGap
10 1 (4.55%) ASP.NET MVC 3
Miscellaneous
1 8 (36.36%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (4.55%) Clustering
2 1 (4.55%) Inversion of Control
Operating Systems
1 9 (40.91%) Windows Server 2003
1 9 (40.91%) Windows
2 2 (9.09%) Windows Server 2012
2 2 (9.09%) Linux
3 1 (4.55%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (63.64%) MVC
2 7 (31.82%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (22.73%) System Testing
4 4 (18.18%) CRM
4 4 (18.18%) ETL
5 3 (13.64%) OO
5 3 (13.64%) DSDM
6 2 (9.09%) Business Intelligence
6 2 (9.09%) Scrum
7 1 (4.55%) Software Engineering
7 1 (4.55%) ERP
7 1 (4.55%) SOA
7 1 (4.55%) Capacity Planning
7 1 (4.55%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 19 (86.36%) SQL
2 15 (68.18%) C#
3 7 (31.82%) JavaScript
4 2 (9.09%) PL/SQL
5 1 (4.55%) VB.NET
Systems Management
1 2 (9.09%) SCOM
Vendors
1 13 (59.09%) Microsoft
2 8 (36.36%) Oracle
3 4 (18.18%) Ektron
3 4 (18.18%) Informatica
4 2 (9.09%) Kalido
5 1 (4.55%) SAP