The table below looks at the statistics for SQL Server 2008 skills in IT contracts advertised for the Berkshire 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 28 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
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft SQL Server 2008
Rank 104 82 98
Rank change year-on-year
-22 +16
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 2008 21 39 32
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.81% 1.61% 1.26%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 4.84% 11.68% 7.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 24 12
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£363 £370 £339
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.02% +9.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £329 £263 £236
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £450 £424
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.61% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 6
Average hourly rate £17.50 - £30.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £29.50 £19.50 £30.50
% change year-on-year
+51.28% -36.06%
SQL Server 2008
South East

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 Berkshire region.

Database & Business Intelligence Category
Berkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Database & Business Intelligence category
434 334 444
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 16.65% 13.76% 17.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 263 175 185
Average daily rate £375 £375 £375
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 0 15
Average hourly rate £21.25 - £30.50
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.50 - £16.30
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 - £31.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.55 £30.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+11.83% -7.69%

SQL Server 2008
Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

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

SQL Server 2008 Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

SQL Server 2008
Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

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

SQL Server 2008 Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

SQL Server 2008
Daily Rate Histogram in Berkshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing SQL Server 2008 across the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 28 August 2015.

SQL Server 2008 Daily Rate Histogram in Berkshire

SQL Server 2008
Hourly Rate Trend in Berkshire

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

SQL Server 2008 Hourly Rate Trend in Berkshire

SQL Server 2008
Contract Job Locations in Berkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing SQL Server 2008 within the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 28 August 2015. 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
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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Reading -19 9 £385 +29.41% 9
Bracknell - 4 - - 2
SQL Server 2008
South East

SQL Server 2008
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Berkshire 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 35 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 19 (54.29%) Microsoft
3 17 (48.57%) SQL
4 14 (40.00%) T-SQL
4 14 (40.00%) SQL Server 2005
5 13 (37.14%) .NET
5 13 (37.14%) Windows
6 12 (34.29%) SQL Server 2012
7 10 (28.57%) Windows Server 2008
7 10 (28.57%) vSphere
7 10 (28.57%) VMware
8 9 (25.71%) Visual Studio
8 9 (25.71%) C#
9 8 (22.86%) IIS
10 7 (20.00%) Linux
10 7 (20.00%) Windows Server 2003
10 7 (20.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 7 (20.00%) Windows Server 2012
11 6 (17.14%) Exchange Server 2010
11 6 (17.14%) VMware Infrastructure
11 6 (17.14%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 6 (17.14%) Active Directory
11 6 (17.14%) HP
11 6 (17.14%) MS Exchange
11 6 (17.14%) DHCP
11 6 (17.14%) VPN
11 6 (17.14%) DNS
11 6 (17.14%) Business Intelligence
12 5 (14.29%) Data Warehouse
12 5 (14.29%) VMware ESX

SQL Server 2008
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Berkshire 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 (22.86%) IIS
2 6 (17.14%) MS Exchange
2 6 (17.14%) Exchange Server 2010
3 5 (14.29%) Exchange Server 2013
3 5 (14.29%) Exchange Server 2007
4 4 (11.43%) SharePoint
4 4 (11.43%) Lync
5 3 (8.57%) nginx
5 3 (8.57%) Apache
6 2 (5.71%) BizTalk Server
7 1 (2.86%) Exchange Server 2003
7 1 (2.86%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 3 (8.57%) MS Excel
2 1 (2.86%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (2.86%) Pivotal CRM
1 1 (2.86%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 2 (5.71%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (2.86%) SaaS
2 1 (2.86%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 6 (17.14%) DHCP
1 6 (17.14%) VPN
1 6 (17.14%) DNS
2 4 (11.43%) SAN
2 4 (11.43%) LAN
2 4 (11.43%) VLAN
2 4 (11.43%) Firewall
3 3 (8.57%) Structured Cabling
3 3 (8.57%) Cisco ASA
3 3 (8.57%) Fibre Channel
3 3 (8.57%) WAN
3 3 (8.57%) SNMP
4 2 (5.71%) TCP/IP
4 2 (5.71%) Intranet
5 1 (2.86%) Internet
5 1 (2.86%) Cisco Nexus
5 1 (2.86%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 35 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 14 (40.00%) SQL Server 2005
3 12 (34.29%) SQL Server 2012
4 7 (20.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 6 (17.14%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 5 (14.29%) Data Warehouse
7 4 (11.43%) MySQL
7 4 (11.43%) Relational Database
8 3 (8.57%) Star Schema
8 3 (8.57%) OLAP
9 1 (2.86%) Crystal Reports
9 1 (2.86%) MS Access
9 1 (2.86%) SQL Server 2000
9 1 (2.86%) QlikView
9 1 (2.86%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 1 (2.86%) PerformancePoint
Development Applications
1 9 (25.71%) Visual Studio
2 2 (5.71%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (2.86%) WiX
3 1 (2.86%) MSBuild
3 1 (2.86%) PVCS
3 1 (2.86%) VSS/SourceSafe
3 1 (2.86%) InstallShield
3 1 (2.86%) Subversion
General
1 3 (8.57%) Retail
2 2 (5.71%) Telecoms
2 2 (5.71%) Finance
3 1 (2.86%) Legal
3 1 (2.86%) Games
Job Titles
1 9 (25.71%) Developer
2 6 (17.14%) Consultant
2 6 (17.14%) DBA
2 6 (17.14%) SQL DBA
3 5 (14.29%) Support Engineer
3 5 (14.29%) Administrator
4 4 (11.43%) .NET Developer
4 4 (11.43%) Junior
5 3 (8.57%) Junior Consultant
5 3 (8.57%) SQL Developer
5 3 (8.57%) Linux Engineer
5 3 (8.57%) Linux Support
5 3 (8.57%) Server Engineer
5 3 (8.57%) Linux Support Engineer
6 2 (5.71%) SQL Server Developer
6 2 (5.71%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 2 (5.71%) Technical Consultant
7 1 (2.86%) 1st Line Support
7 1 (2.86%) Software Developer
7 1 (2.86%) Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (37.14%) .NET
2 4 (11.43%) ASP.NET
2 4 (11.43%) HTML
3 3 (8.57%) CSS
3 3 (8.57%) XML
3 3 (8.57%) .NET Framework
3 3 (8.57%) WCF
4 2 (5.71%) jQuery
4 2 (5.71%) Ajax
4 2 (5.71%) XSD
5 1 (2.86%) XSLT
5 1 (2.86%) WAP
5 1 (2.86%) X-Windows
5 1 (2.86%) WinForms
5 1 (2.86%) SOAP
5 1 (2.86%) Web Services
5 1 (2.86%) Ruby on Rails
5 1 (2.86%) MDX
5 1 (2.86%) Managed Extensibility Framework
5 1 (2.86%) Unity DI Container
Miscellaneous
1 4 (11.43%) Clustering
2 3 (8.57%) Replication
3 2 (5.71%) Management Information System
3 2 (5.71%) Data Structures
4 1 (2.86%) HP Storage
4 1 (2.86%) Enterprise Storage
Operating Systems
1 13 (37.14%) Windows
2 10 (28.57%) Windows Server 2008
3 7 (20.00%) Windows Server 2003
3 7 (20.00%) Linux
3 7 (20.00%) Windows Server 2012
4 3 (8.57%) Ubuntu
4 3 (8.57%) CentOS
5 1 (2.86%) Windows 8
5 1 (2.86%) Windows Vista
5 1 (2.86%) Windows 2000
5 1 (2.86%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (17.14%) Business Intelligence
2 4 (11.43%) ETL
2 4 (11.43%) Performance Tuning
3 3 (8.57%) Analytics
3 3 (8.57%) Root Cause Analysis
3 3 (8.57%) MVC
4 2 (5.71%) CRM
5 1 (2.86%) OO
5 1 (2.86%) Configuration Management
5 1 (2.86%) Disaster Recovery
5 1 (2.86%) Kimball Methodology
5 1 (2.86%) Migration
5 1 (2.86%) Stakeholder Management
5 1 (2.86%) Data Analysis
5 1 (2.86%) Logistics
5 1 (2.86%) Web Development
5 1 (2.86%) Network Load Balancing
5 1 (2.86%) Matrix Management
5 1 (2.86%) Unit Testing
5 1 (2.86%) Continuous Integration
Programming Languages
1 17 (48.57%) SQL
2 14 (40.00%) T-SQL
3 9 (25.71%) C#
4 4 (11.43%) JavaScript
5 3 (8.57%) C++
5 3 (8.57%) PowerShell
6 2 (5.71%) C
6 2 (5.71%) VB.NET
7 1 (2.86%) VBA
7 1 (2.86%) Ruby
7 1 (2.86%) Java
7 1 (2.86%) PHP
7 1 (2.86%) VBScript
7 1 (2.86%) VB
Qualifications
1 3 (8.57%) Degree
2 2 (5.71%) MCSE
2 2 (5.71%) MCSA
2 2 (5.71%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.86%) 21 CFR Part 11
1 1 (2.86%) SLA
System Software
1 10 (28.57%) vSphere
2 6 (17.14%) Active Directory
2 6 (17.14%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (14.29%) VMware ESX
4 4 (11.43%) XenApp
4 4 (11.43%) XenDesktop
4 4 (11.43%) VMware ESXi
5 3 (8.57%) Samba
6 1 (2.86%) vCloud
6 1 (2.86%) DFS Replication
6 1 (2.86%) Hyper-V
6 1 (2.86%) VMware Server
6 1 (2.86%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 4 (11.43%) SCCM
2 3 (8.57%) Plesk
2 3 (8.57%) cPanel
2 3 (8.57%) Webmin
3 2 (5.71%) WSUS
Vendors
1 19 (54.29%) Microsoft
2 10 (28.57%) VMware
3 6 (17.14%) HP
4 5 (14.29%) ProCurve
5 4 (11.43%) 3PAR
5 4 (11.43%) Cisco
5 4 (11.43%) Brocade
6 3 (8.57%) Red Hat
6 3 (8.57%) SolarWinds
7 1 (2.86%) Remedy
7 1 (2.86%) Oracle
7 1 (2.86%) Citrix
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