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 4 August 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
4 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft SQL Server 2008
Rank 34 19 22
Rank change year-on-year
-15 +3
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 2008 2 12 26
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Basingstoke 0.81% 6.25% 10.28%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 5.56% 21.82% 28.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 7 24
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£400 £365 £290
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.58% +25.86%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £390 £345 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £410 £393 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £333 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.30% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £28.50 £20.00 £26.00
% change year-on-year
+42.50% -23.07%
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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
36 55 90
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Basingstoke 14.63% 28.65% 35.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 31 38 59
Average daily rate £325 £365 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.95% +4.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £200 £245
10% offered a daily rate of more than £413 £450 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 0
Average hourly rate £24.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £29.25 £28.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+2.63% -5.00%

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 4 August 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 3 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 3 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (66.67%) Active Directory
2 2 (66.67%) MCSE
2 2 (66.67%) SharePoint
2 2 (66.67%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (66.67%) CommVault
2 2 (66.67%) Red Hat
2 2 (66.67%) Configuration Management
2 2 (66.67%) VMware
2 2 (66.67%) Clustering
2 2 (66.67%) Operations Management
2 2 (66.67%) Load Balancing
2 2 (66.67%) SCCM
2 2 (66.67%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (66.67%) PowerShell
2 2 (66.67%) Windows Server 2008
2 2 (66.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 2 (66.67%) IIS
2 2 (66.67%) Windows
2 2 (66.67%) Linux
2 2 (66.67%) VBScript
2 2 (66.67%) MS Exchange
2 2 (66.67%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 2 (66.67%) VCP4
2 2 (66.67%) vSphere
2 2 (66.67%) Exchange Server 2010
2 2 (66.67%) SQL Server 2012
2 2 (66.67%) Windows Server 2012
2 2 (66.67%) Mentoring

SQL Server 2008
Top Related IT Skills in Basingstoke by Category

For the 6 months to 4 August 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 2 (66.67%) IIS
1 2 (66.67%) SharePoint
1 2 (66.67%) MS Exchange
1 2 (66.67%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 1 (33.33%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 1 (33.33%) LAN
1 1 (33.33%) WAN
1 1 (33.33%) DHCP
1 1 (33.33%) VPN
1 1 (33.33%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 2 (66.67%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (33.33%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (33.33%) BusinessObjects
3 1 (33.33%) SQL Server 2005
3 1 (33.33%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
3 1 (33.33%) Xcelsius
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Business Objects Developer
2 1 (33.33%) Technical Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Business Intelligence Developer
2 1 (33.33%) Operations Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Technical Infrastructure Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Technical Operations Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Developer
2 1 (33.33%) Support Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 2 (66.67%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 2 (66.67%) Windows
1 2 (66.67%) Linux
1 2 (66.67%) Windows Server 2008
1 2 (66.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
1 2 (66.67%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) Configuration Management
1 2 (66.67%) Operations Management
1 2 (66.67%) Load Balancing
1 2 (66.67%) Mentoring
2 1 (33.33%) User Acceptance Testing
2 1 (33.33%) Performance Tuning
2 1 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (33.33%) RAD
2 1 (33.33%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 2 (66.67%) VBScript
1 2 (66.67%) PowerShell
2 1 (33.33%) VBA
2 1 (33.33%) SQL
2 1 (33.33%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (66.67%) MCSE
1 2 (66.67%) Microsoft Certification
1 2 (66.67%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
1 2 (66.67%) VCP4
System Software
1 2 (66.67%) Active Directory
1 2 (66.67%) VMware Infrastructure
1 2 (66.67%) vSphere
2 1 (33.33%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 2 (66.67%) SCCM
1 2 (66.67%) vMotion
Vendors
1 3 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (66.67%) CommVault
2 2 (66.67%) Red Hat
2 2 (66.67%) VMware
3 1 (33.33%) Cisco