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 3 March 2015 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
3 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft SQL Server 2008
Rank 31 23 27
Rank change year-on-year
-8 +4
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 2008 7 10 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Basingstoke 3.33% 5.05% 6.16%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 21.21% 15.87% 17.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 9 5
Average daily rate
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£351 £325 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.84% -18.75%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £313
% change year-on-year
+7.69% +4.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £28.69 £32.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-11.72% +18.18%
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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
33 63 76
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Basingstoke 15.71% 31.82% 36.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 39 46
Average daily rate £350 £325 £383
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% -15.03%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £207 £252 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £360 £400 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 3
Average hourly rate - £28.00 £19.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +43.58%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £31.50 £28.50
% change year-on-year
+11.11% +10.52%

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Basingstoke

For the 6 months to 3 March 2015, 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 15 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 11 (73.33%) SQL
3 10 (66.67%) C#
3 10 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
4 9 (60.00%) MVC
4 9 (60.00%) XML
5 8 (53.33%) CSS
5 8 (53.33%) HTML
5 8 (53.33%) SharePoint
5 8 (53.33%) System Testing
5 8 (53.33%) Relational Database
6 7 (46.67%) Ektron
6 7 (46.67%) .NET
7 6 (40.00%) ASP.NET
7 6 (40.00%) ASP.NET MVC
7 6 (40.00%) .NET Framework
7 6 (40.00%) Scrum
8 5 (33.33%) Microsoft
8 5 (33.33%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
8 5 (33.33%) Team Foundation Server
8 5 (33.33%) SharePoint 2010
9 4 (26.67%) Windows
10 3 (20.00%) Windows Server 2003
10 3 (20.00%) Finance
10 3 (20.00%) CMS
10 3 (20.00%) WCF
10 3 (20.00%) LINQ
10 3 (20.00%) Web Development
10 3 (20.00%) SQL Server 2012
10 3 (20.00%) ASP.NET Web Forms

SQL Server 2008
Top Related IT Skills in Basingstoke by Category

For the 6 months to 3 March 2015, 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 8 (53.33%) SharePoint
2 5 (33.33%) SharePoint 2010
3 3 (20.00%) CMS
Applications
1 2 (13.33%) MS Office
2 1 (6.67%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 8 (53.33%) Relational Database
3 3 (20.00%) SQL Server 2012
4 2 (13.33%) Data Warehouse
4 2 (13.33%) SQL Server 2005
5 1 (6.67%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
5 1 (6.67%) Xcelsius
5 1 (6.67%) MongoDB
5 1 (6.67%) Oracle Database 10g
5 1 (6.67%) PowerCenter
5 1 (6.67%) Kalido
5 1 (6.67%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 5 (33.33%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (6.67%) Moq
General
1 3 (20.00%) Finance
2 1 (6.67%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 12 (80.00%) Developer
2 6 (40.00%) .NET Developer
3 3 (20.00%) Web Developer
4 2 (13.33%) Informatica Developer
5 1 (6.67%) Applications Architect
5 1 (6.67%) Server Analyst
5 1 (6.67%) Business Intelligence Developer
5 1 (6.67%) SQL Server Analyst
5 1 (6.67%) Analyst
5 1 (6.67%) Architect
5 1 (6.67%) DBA
5 1 (6.67%) Server Support
5 1 (6.67%) Support Analyst
5 1 (6.67%) Administrator
5 1 (6.67%) Business Objects Developer
5 1 (6.67%) ASP.NET Developer
5 1 (6.67%) SQL DBA
5 1 (6.67%) Server Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (60.00%) XML
2 8 (53.33%) HTML
2 8 (53.33%) CSS
3 7 (46.67%) .NET
4 6 (40.00%) ASP.NET
4 6 (40.00%) ASP.NET MVC
4 6 (40.00%) .NET Framework
5 5 (33.33%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
6 3 (20.00%) WCF
6 3 (20.00%) LINQ
6 3 (20.00%) ASP.NET Web Forms
7 1 (6.67%) PhoneGap
7 1 (6.67%) KnockoutJS
7 1 (6.67%) Classic ASP
7 1 (6.67%) XSLT
7 1 (6.67%) Middleware
7 1 (6.67%) NHibernate
Miscellaneous
1 1 (6.67%) Clustering
1 1 (6.67%) Inversion of Control
1 1 (6.67%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 4 (26.67%) Windows
2 3 (20.00%) Windows Server 2003
3 2 (13.33%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (13.33%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (6.67%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (60.00%) MVC
3 8 (53.33%) System Testing
4 6 (40.00%) Scrum
5 3 (20.00%) Web Development
6 2 (13.33%) SOA
6 2 (13.33%) ETL
6 2 (13.33%) Business Intelligence
7 1 (6.67%) OO
7 1 (6.67%) RAD
7 1 (6.67%) TOGAF
7 1 (6.67%) Software Engineering
7 1 (6.67%) User Acceptance Testing
7 1 (6.67%) Capacity Planning
7 1 (6.67%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 11 (73.33%) SQL
2 10 (66.67%) C#
3 1 (6.67%) Java
3 1 (6.67%) JavaScript
3 1 (6.67%) PL/SQL
3 1 (6.67%) T-SQL
3 1 (6.67%) VBA
3 1 (6.67%) Python
3 1 (6.67%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 1 (6.67%) SC Cleared
1 1 (6.67%) Security Cleared
Systems Management
1 2 (13.33%) SCOM
Vendors
1 7 (46.67%) Ektron
2 5 (33.33%) Microsoft
3 2 (13.33%) Informatica
4 1 (6.67%) Oracle
4 1 (6.67%) Business Objects
4 1 (6.67%) SAP