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 23 September 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
23 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft SQL Server 2008
Rank 79 103 79
Rank change year-on-year
+24 -24
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 2008 42 29 60
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 1.73% 1.13% 1.91%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 12.73% 5.89% 12.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 26 16 27
Average daily rate
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£413 £343 £413
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+20.43% -17.01%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £236 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £419 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £325 £325
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 5
Average hourly rate - £37.50 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +7.14%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.50 £32.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-40.00% -7.14%
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
330 492 463
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 13.62% 19.19% 14.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 181 232 182
Average daily rate £375 £350 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £225 £259
10% offered a daily rate of more than £453 £550 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £340 £338
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +0.74%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 10 10
Average hourly rate - £37.50 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +7.14%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.05 £30.00 £32.30
% change year-on-year
+6.81% -7.12%

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 23 September 2014.

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 23 September 2014. 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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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 +24 23 £370 +5.71% 5
Maidenhead 0 3 £400 +3.22%
Bracknell +1 1 £425 -
Newbury - - - -
Slough - - - - 4
Windsor - - - -
Wokingham - - - - 1
SQL Server 2008
South East

SQL Server 2008
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 23 September 2014, 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 86 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 46 (53.49%) .NET
3 44 (51.16%) C#
4 34 (39.53%) SQL
4 34 (39.53%) ASP.NET
4 34 (39.53%) SQL Server 2005
5 33 (38.37%) SQL Server 2012
6 28 (32.56%) Microsoft
7 24 (27.91%) WCF
8 23 (26.74%) XML
9 21 (24.42%) Security Cleared
10 20 (23.26%) Windows
11 19 (22.09%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 19 (22.09%) Agile Software Development
12 18 (20.93%) Visual Studio
13 17 (19.77%) Microsoft Certification
13 17 (19.77%) SQL Server Reporting Services
14 16 (18.60%) SC Cleared
15 15 (17.44%) CRM
16 14 (16.28%) Data Warehouse
16 14 (16.28%) JavaScript
16 14 (16.28%) BizTalk Server
17 13 (15.12%) MVC
17 13 (15.12%) SQL Server 2000
17 13 (15.12%) Dynamics CRM
18 12 (13.95%) Migration
18 12 (13.95%) Scrum
18 12 (13.95%) T-SQL
18 12 (13.95%) SOA
19 11 (12.79%) CSS

SQL Server 2008
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 23 September 2014, 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 14 (16.28%) BizTalk Server
2 8 (9.30%) SharePoint
3 4 (4.65%) MS Exchange
3 4 (4.65%) SharePoint 2010
3 4 (4.65%) Exchange Server 2010
4 3 (3.49%) SharePoint Server
5 2 (2.33%) IIS
5 2 (2.33%) Exchange Server 5.5
5 2 (2.33%) Exchange Server 2003
6 1 (1.16%) ArcGIS
6 1 (1.16%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 9 (10.47%) MS Office
2 5 (5.81%) MS Excel
3 3 (3.49%) InfoPath
4 1 (1.16%) PowerPivot
Business Applications
1 13 (15.12%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (3.49%) Cognos Business Intelligence
3 1 (1.16%) SAP ERP
3 1 (1.16%) Agresso
3 1 (1.16%) SAP SD
3 1 (1.16%) SAP FI
3 1 (1.16%) SAP MM
3 1 (1.16%) SAP CRM
3 1 (1.16%) Pivotal CRM
Cloud Services
1 10 (11.63%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (2.33%) Office 365
3 1 (1.16%) Amazon EC2
3 1 (1.16%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (6.98%) SAN
2 4 (4.65%) DNS
3 2 (2.33%) DHCP
3 2 (2.33%) Firewall
4 1 (1.16%) Network Security
4 1 (1.16%) RTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 86 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 34 (39.53%) SQL Server 2005
3 33 (38.37%) SQL Server 2012
4 19 (22.09%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 17 (19.77%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 14 (16.28%) Data Warehouse
7 13 (15.12%) SQL Server 2000
8 6 (6.98%) QlikView
9 4 (4.65%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 4 (4.65%) EDRMS
9 4 (4.65%) OLAP
10 3 (3.49%) Cognos Query Studio
10 3 (3.49%) Cognos Analysis Studio
10 3 (3.49%) Cognos Report Studio
10 3 (3.49%) Cognos Framework Manager
10 3 (3.49%) Cognos Transformer
11 2 (2.33%) SQL Server 7
11 2 (2.33%) Star Schema
11 2 (2.33%) Data Mart
12 1 (1.16%) Microsoft Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 18 (20.93%) Visual Studio
2 5 (5.81%) Team Foundation Server
3 4 (4.65%) SoapUI
3 4 (4.65%) Git (software)
3 4 (4.65%) NUnit
4 1 (1.16%) LSMW
4 1 (1.16%) JIRA
4 1 (1.16%) Jenkins
General
1 6 (6.98%) Finance
1 6 (6.98%) Publishing
2 1 (1.16%) Military
Job Titles
1 43 (50.00%) Developer
2 14 (16.28%) Consultant
2 14 (16.28%) .NET Developer
3 11 (12.79%) DBA
4 10 (11.63%) ASP.NET Developer
5 9 (10.47%) SQL DBA
6 8 (9.30%) CRM Consultant
6 8 (9.30%) Microsoft Consultant
6 8 (9.30%) Technical Leader
6 8 (9.30%) Dynamics CRM Consultant
6 8 (9.30%) Microsoft CRM Consultant
7 7 (8.14%) BizTalk Developer
8 6 (6.98%) QlikView Developer
9 5 (5.81%) Software Developer
10 4 (4.65%) Analyst
10 4 (4.65%) C# Developer
10 4 (4.65%) C# .NET Developer
10 4 (4.65%) C# ASP.NET Developer
11 3 (3.49%) SharePoint Developer
11 3 (3.49%) SQL Server DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 46 (53.49%) .NET
2 34 (39.53%) ASP.NET
3 24 (27.91%) WCF
4 23 (26.74%) XML
5 11 (12.79%) CSS
6 10 (11.63%) HTML
6 10 (11.63%) .NET Framework
7 9 (10.47%) ASP.NET MVC
7 9 (10.47%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
8 8 (9.30%) WSDL
9 7 (8.14%) AppFabric
10 5 (5.81%) jQuery
10 5 (5.81%) ASP.NET MVC 4
10 5 (5.81%) Web Services
11 4 (4.65%) SOAP
11 4 (4.65%) XSLT
11 4 (4.65%) ASP.NET MVC 3
11 4 (4.65%) WPF
11 4 (4.65%) Ajax
11 4 (4.65%) Silverlight
Miscellaneous
1 9 (10.47%) Clustering
2 5 (5.81%) Replication
2 5 (5.81%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (2.33%) Mobile App
3 2 (2.33%) Blackberry
3 2 (2.33%) Open Source
4 1 (1.16%) Social Media
4 1 (1.16%) AS400
4 1 (1.16%) CESG
4 1 (1.16%) Computer Science
4 1 (1.16%) Reference Data
4 1 (1.16%) Data Conversion
4 1 (1.16%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 20 (23.26%) Windows
2 10 (11.63%) Windows Server 2003
3 9 (10.47%) Windows Server 2008
4 4 (4.65%) UNIX
5 3 (3.49%) Windows 7
6 2 (2.33%) Windows Server 2012
6 2 (2.33%) Windows 2000 Server
6 2 (2.33%) Linux
7 1 (1.16%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (22.09%) Agile Software Development
2 15 (17.44%) CRM
3 13 (15.12%) MVC
4 12 (13.95%) Migration
4 12 (13.95%) Scrum
4 12 (13.95%) SOA
5 9 (10.47%) Validation
5 9 (10.47%) User Acceptance Testing
6 8 (9.30%) Data Modelling
7 7 (8.14%) UML
7 7 (8.14%) OO
7 7 (8.14%) ETL
7 7 (8.14%) Workflow
7 7 (8.14%) Data Analysis
8 6 (6.98%) Unit Testing
8 6 (6.98%) Business Intelligence
8 6 (6.98%) Performance Management
8 6 (6.98%) Kanban
9 5 (5.81%) BDD
9 5 (5.81%) Continuous Integration
Programming Languages
1 44 (51.16%) C#
2 34 (39.53%) SQL
3 14 (16.28%) JavaScript
4 12 (13.95%) T-SQL
5 2 (2.33%) C
5 2 (2.33%) C++
5 2 (2.33%) Java
6 1 (1.16%) VBA
6 1 (1.16%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 21 (24.42%) Security Cleared
2 17 (19.77%) Microsoft Certification
3 16 (18.60%) SC Cleared
4 8 (9.30%) MCTS
5 3 (3.49%) DV Cleared
6 2 (2.33%) MCSE
7 1 (1.16%) MCSD
7 1 (1.16%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (4.65%) SLA
2 1 (1.16%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 1 (1.16%) QA
2 1 (1.16%) GxP
System Software
1 4 (4.65%) Active Directory
2 3 (3.49%) Hyper-V
3 2 (2.33%) DFS Replication
3 2 (2.33%) vSphere
3 2 (2.33%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 4 (4.65%) SCCM
1 4 (4.65%) SCOM
2 2 (2.33%) HP Quality Center
2 2 (2.33%) NetBackup
2 2 (2.33%) WSUS
3 1 (1.16%) Puppet
3 1 (1.16%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 28 (32.56%) Microsoft
2 8 (9.30%) Oracle
3 4 (4.65%) VMware
4 3 (3.49%) Cognos
4 3 (3.49%) HP
5 2 (2.33%) Dell
5 2 (2.33%) EMC
5 2 (2.33%) IBM
5 2 (2.33%) Business Objects
5 2 (2.33%) Serena
5 2 (2.33%) CA
5 2 (2.33%) Symantec
6 1 (1.16%) ESRI
6 1 (1.16%) Informatica
6 1 (1.16%) Teradata
6 1 (1.16%) Fujitsu
6 1 (1.16%) ServiceNow
6 1 (1.16%) SAP
6 1 (1.16%) BMC
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