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 22 August 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
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft SQL Server 2008
Rank 76 98 78
Rank change year-on-year
+22 -20
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 2008 43 31 57
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 1.73% 1.21% 1.87%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 12.87% 6.89% 13.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 27 11 22
Average daily rate
Keep up to 90%
of your Daily Rate
Get a Free Illustration
£365 £340 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.35% -15.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £258 £230 £350
10% offered a daily rate of more than £454 £425 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £325 £320
% change year-on-year
- +1.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 6 8
Average hourly rate - £30.50 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -12.85%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.50 £30.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-36.06% -12.85%
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
334 450 431
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 13.42% 17.58% 14.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 179 186 196
Average daily rate £365 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £550 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 17 14
Average hourly rate - £30.50 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -12.85%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £28.50 £30.75 £29.00
% change year-on-year
-7.31% +6.03%

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 22 August 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 22 August 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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 +21 20 £285 -23.23% 3
Maidenhead -3 2 £280 -37.77% 1
Newbury - - - -
Slough - - - - 1
Wokingham - - - -
Bracknell - - - - 1
SQL Server 2008
South East

SQL Server 2008
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 22 August 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 97 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 56 (57.73%) .NET
3 54 (55.67%) C#
4 46 (47.42%) SQL
5 43 (44.33%) SQL Server 2012
6 40 (41.24%) ASP.NET
7 35 (36.08%) Microsoft
7 35 (36.08%) SQL Server 2005
8 24 (24.74%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 24 (24.74%) WCF
8 24 (24.74%) XML
9 22 (22.68%) Windows
10 21 (21.65%) MVC
10 21 (21.65%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 20 (20.62%) JavaScript
12 19 (19.59%) T-SQL
12 19 (19.59%) Security Cleared
13 17 (17.53%) HTML
13 17 (17.53%) Visual Studio
13 17 (17.53%) Microsoft Certification
14 15 (15.46%) CSS
15 14 (14.43%) BizTalk Server
15 14 (14.43%) CRM
15 14 (14.43%) SC Cleared
15 14 (14.43%) .NET Framework
16 13 (13.40%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
16 13 (13.40%) Migration
16 13 (13.40%) SQL Server 2000
17 12 (12.37%) Data Warehouse
17 12 (12.37%) SOA

SQL Server 2008
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 22 August 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 (14.43%) BizTalk Server
2 8 (8.25%) SharePoint
3 3 (3.09%) SharePoint 2010
3 3 (3.09%) Exchange Server 2010
3 3 (3.09%) SharePoint Server
3 3 (3.09%) MS Exchange
3 3 (3.09%) IIS
4 2 (2.06%) CMS
4 2 (2.06%) Umbraco
5 1 (1.03%) SharePoint 2013
5 1 (1.03%) ArcGIS
5 1 (1.03%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 9 (9.28%) MS Office
2 8 (8.25%) MS Excel
3 3 (3.09%) InfoPath
4 1 (1.03%) PowerPivot
Business Applications
1 11 (11.34%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (1.03%) SAP ERP
2 1 (1.03%) SAP CRM
2 1 (1.03%) Pivotal CRM
2 1 (1.03%) SAP FI
2 1 (1.03%) SAP MM
2 1 (1.03%) Agresso
2 1 (1.03%) SAP SD
Cloud Services
1 10 (10.31%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (2.06%) Office 365
3 1 (1.03%) Amazon EC2
3 1 (1.03%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (5.15%) SAN
2 2 (2.06%) DNS
2 2 (2.06%) Firewall
3 1 (1.03%) Network Security
3 1 (1.03%) RTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 97 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 43 (44.33%) SQL Server 2012
3 35 (36.08%) SQL Server 2005
4 24 (24.74%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 21 (21.65%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 13 (13.40%) SQL Server 2000
7 12 (12.37%) Data Warehouse
8 7 (7.22%) QlikView
8 7 (7.22%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 4 (4.12%) EDRMS
10 3 (3.09%) MS Access
11 2 (2.06%) OLAP
11 2 (2.06%) Crystal Reports
11 2 (2.06%) BusinessObjects
11 2 (2.06%) Microsoft Analysis Services
11 2 (2.06%) BusinessObjects XI
11 2 (2.06%) Relational Database
12 1 (1.03%) Oracle Database
12 1 (1.03%) Amazon RDS
12 1 (1.03%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 17 (17.53%) Visual Studio
2 5 (5.15%) Team Foundation Server
3 4 (4.12%) NUnit
3 4 (4.12%) Git (software)
3 4 (4.12%) SoapUI
4 1 (1.03%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
4 1 (1.03%) Jenkins
4 1 (1.03%) JIRA
4 1 (1.03%) LSMW
General
1 8 (8.25%) Finance
2 4 (4.12%) Publishing
3 1 (1.03%) Banking
3 1 (1.03%) Retail
3 1 (1.03%) Military
3 1 (1.03%) Legal
Job Titles
1 51 (52.58%) Developer
2 17 (17.53%) .NET Developer
3 13 (13.40%) DBA
3 13 (13.40%) Consultant
4 12 (12.37%) ASP.NET Developer
5 10 (10.31%) C# Developer
6 9 (9.28%) SQL DBA
7 8 (8.25%) Technical Leader
7 8 (8.25%) CRM Consultant
7 8 (8.25%) Microsoft Consultant
7 8 (8.25%) Dynamics CRM Consultant
7 8 (8.25%) Microsoft CRM Consultant
8 7 (7.22%) BizTalk Developer
8 7 (7.22%) Analyst
9 6 (6.19%) C# ASP.NET Developer
9 6 (6.19%) C# .NET Developer
10 5 (5.15%) Business Intelligence Developer
10 5 (5.15%) Administrator
10 5 (5.15%) Support Engineer
11 4 (4.12%) QlikView Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 56 (57.73%) .NET
2 40 (41.24%) ASP.NET
3 24 (24.74%) WCF
3 24 (24.74%) XML
4 17 (17.53%) HTML
5 15 (15.46%) CSS
6 14 (14.43%) .NET Framework
7 13 (13.40%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
8 11 (11.34%) ASP.NET MVC
9 10 (10.31%) jQuery
10 8 (8.25%) WSDL
11 7 (7.22%) AppFabric
11 7 (7.22%) ASP.NET MVC 4
12 6 (6.19%) ASP.NET MVC 3
13 5 (5.15%) Ajax
13 5 (5.15%) Web Services
14 4 (4.12%) XSLT
14 4 (4.12%) SOAP
14 4 (4.12%) WPF
14 4 (4.12%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 9 (9.28%) Clustering
2 6 (6.19%) Replication
3 2 (2.06%) Open Source
3 2 (2.06%) Mobile App
4 1 (1.03%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (1.03%) Social Media
4 1 (1.03%) Reference Data
4 1 (1.03%) Data Conversion
4 1 (1.03%) Data Integration
4 1 (1.03%) IBM Mainframe
4 1 (1.03%) Computer Science
4 1 (1.03%) CESG
4 1 (1.03%) AS400
4 1 (1.03%) Blackberry
4 1 (1.03%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 22 (22.68%) Windows
2 10 (10.31%) Windows Server 2008
3 8 (8.25%) Windows Server 2003
4 4 (4.12%) UNIX
5 3 (3.09%) Windows Server 2012
6 2 (2.06%) Linux
7 1 (1.03%) Windows 8
7 1 (1.03%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (21.65%) MVC
2 14 (14.43%) CRM
3 13 (13.40%) Migration
4 12 (12.37%) SOA
4 12 (12.37%) Agile Software Development
5 11 (11.34%) Business Intelligence
6 10 (10.31%) Scrum
7 9 (9.28%) User Acceptance Testing
7 9 (9.28%) Validation
8 7 (7.22%) Workflow
8 7 (7.22%) UML
8 7 (7.22%) OO
8 7 (7.22%) Data Modelling
9 6 (6.19%) ETL
9 6 (6.19%) Unit Testing
9 6 (6.19%) Continuous Integration
9 6 (6.19%) Performance Management
10 5 (5.15%) BDD
10 5 (5.15%) TDD
10 5 (5.15%) Data Analysis
Programming Languages
1 54 (55.67%) C#
2 46 (47.42%) SQL
3 20 (20.62%) JavaScript
4 19 (19.59%) T-SQL
5 3 (3.09%) VBA
5 3 (3.09%) C
6 2 (2.06%) Java
6 2 (2.06%) C++
6 2 (2.06%) VB
7 1 (1.03%) PowerShell
7 1 (1.03%) VB6
7 1 (1.03%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 19 (19.59%) Security Cleared
2 17 (17.53%) Microsoft Certification
3 14 (14.43%) SC Cleared
4 8 (8.25%) MCTS
5 3 (3.09%) DV Cleared
6 2 (2.06%) MCSE
7 1 (1.03%) Degree
7 1 (1.03%) MCSD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (4.12%) SLA
2 1 (1.03%) QA
2 1 (1.03%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 1 (1.03%) GxP
System Software
1 4 (4.12%) Active Directory
2 3 (3.09%) Hyper-V
3 1 (1.03%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 6 (6.19%) SCCM
2 5 (5.15%) SCOM
3 1 (1.03%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (1.03%) Puppet
3 1 (1.03%) WSUS
Vendors
1 35 (36.08%) Microsoft
2 7 (7.22%) Oracle
3 3 (3.09%) SAP
3 3 (3.09%) Business Objects
4 2 (2.06%) VMware
5 1 (1.03%) ServiceNow
5 1 (1.03%) Fujitsu
5 1 (1.03%) Teradata
5 1 (1.03%) ESRI
5 1 (1.03%) BMC
5 1 (1.03%) Informatica
5 1 (1.03%) NetApp
5 1 (1.03%) Cisco
5 1 (1.03%) IBM
Reading
Templeton and Partners - SAP & UK Account
Rate: Market related
Posted: 2 days ago
Berkshire
Roc Search
Posted: 4 days ago