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 30 April 2016 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.

3 months to
30 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft SQL Server 2008
Rank 112 110 65
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -45
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 2008 17 25 67
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.68% 0.89% 2.47%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 5.06% 6.46% 14.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 19 53
Average daily rate £315 £400 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-21.18% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £151 £263 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £359 £450 £446
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £336 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.08% +3.46%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £32.50 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.75 £26.85 £33.75
% change year-on-year
-11.52% -20.45%
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
336 387 468
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 13.46% 13.71% 17.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 213 238 252
Average daily rate £400 £400 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £281 £275 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £525 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 4 17
Average hourly rate £12.17 £32.50 £13.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-62.56% +140.74%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.50 £18.20 £9.10
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.00 £125.00 £17.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £34.00 £32.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+4.61% -7.14%

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 30 April 2016.

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 30 April 2016. 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 -18 8 £258 -35.62% 3
Windsor - 3 £350 -
SQL Server 2008
South East

SQL Server 2008
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, 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 25 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 14 (56.00%) SQL
3 13 (52.00%) Microsoft
4 10 (40.00%) Windows
4 10 (40.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 10 (40.00%) SQL Server 2012
5 9 (36.00%) Agile Software Development
6 8 (32.00%) ITIL
6 8 (32.00%) Business Intelligence
6 8 (32.00%) Windows Server
7 7 (28.00%) Windows Server 2012
7 7 (28.00%) Linux
7 7 (28.00%) T-SQL
7 7 (28.00%) Data Warehouse
7 7 (28.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 7 (28.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 6 (24.00%) VMware
8 6 (24.00%) MS Exchange
8 6 (24.00%) ETL
8 6 (24.00%) SLA
9 5 (20.00%) Finance
9 5 (20.00%) C#
9 5 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2003
9 5 (20.00%) Windows 7
9 5 (20.00%) Kimball Methodology
9 5 (20.00%) Power BI
10 4 (16.00%) Driving Licence
10 4 (16.00%) SQL Server 2014
10 4 (16.00%) Team Foundation Server
10 4 (16.00%) Windows 8

SQL Server 2008
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, 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 6 (24.00%) MS Exchange
2 5 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2003
3 4 (16.00%) Exchange Server 2010
4 3 (12.00%) Exchange Server 2007
5 2 (8.00%) SharePoint
6 1 (4.00%) SharePoint 2010
6 1 (4.00%) SharePoint 2013
6 1 (4.00%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 1 (4.00%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 2 (8.00%) Office 365
2 1 (4.00%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 4 (16.00%) DHCP
1 4 (16.00%) DNS
2 3 (12.00%) SAN
3 1 (4.00%) Firewall
3 1 (4.00%) IMAP
3 1 (4.00%) LAN
3 1 (4.00%) SMTP
3 1 (4.00%) TCP/IP
3 1 (4.00%) VoIP
3 1 (4.00%) VPN
3 1 (4.00%) WAN
3 1 (4.00%) Wi-Fi
3 1 (4.00%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 25 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 10 (40.00%) SQL Server 2012
3 7 (28.00%) Data Warehouse
3 7 (28.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 7 (28.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 5 (20.00%) Power BI
5 4 (16.00%) SQL Server 2005
5 4 (16.00%) SQL Server 2014
6 3 (12.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 1 (4.00%) Azure SQL Database
7 1 (4.00%) Big Data
7 1 (4.00%) Hadoop
7 1 (4.00%) Relational Database
7 1 (4.00%) Star Schema
Development Applications
1 4 (16.00%) Team Foundation Server
1 4 (16.00%) Visual Studio
General
1 5 (20.00%) Finance
2 4 (16.00%) Local Government
3 1 (4.00%) Banking
3 1 (4.00%) Law
3 1 (4.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 12 (48.00%) Developer
2 7 (28.00%) Support Engineer
3 6 (24.00%) Business Intelligence Developer
4 5 (20.00%) C# Developer
4 5 (20.00%) Windows Engineer
5 4 (16.00%) Applications Developer
5 4 (16.00%) C# Application Developer
5 4 (16.00%) Windows Support Engineer
6 3 (12.00%) Server Engineer
6 3 (12.00%) Team Leader
6 3 (12.00%) VMware Engineer
7 2 (8.00%) 3rd Line Engineer
7 2 (8.00%) 3rd Line Server Engineer
7 2 (8.00%) Field Engineer
7 2 (8.00%) Linux Engineer
7 2 (8.00%) Linux Support
7 2 (8.00%) Linux Support Engineer
7 2 (8.00%) SSRS Developer
7 2 (8.00%) Support Team Leader
7 2 (8.00%) VMware Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (16.00%) WinForms
2 2 (8.00%) .NET
3 1 (4.00%) CSS
3 1 (4.00%) HTML
3 1 (4.00%) jQuery
3 1 (4.00%) MAPI
3 1 (4.00%) MDX
3 1 (4.00%) Web Services
3 1 (4.00%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 4 (16.00%) Clustering
1 4 (16.00%) Driving Licence
2 3 (12.00%) Enterprise Storage
3 2 (8.00%) Data Centre
3 2 (8.00%) Data Integration
4 1 (4.00%) Public Cloud
4 1 (4.00%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 10 (40.00%) Windows
1 10 (40.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 8 (32.00%) Windows Server
3 7 (28.00%) Linux
3 7 (28.00%) Windows Server 2012
4 5 (20.00%) Windows 7
5 4 (16.00%) Windows 8
6 3 (12.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 3 (12.00%) Windows Server 2003
7 2 (8.00%) AIX
7 2 (8.00%) Unix
7 2 (8.00%) Windows 10
8 1 (4.00%) CentOS
8 1 (4.00%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (36.00%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (32.00%) Business Intelligence
2 8 (32.00%) ITIL
3 6 (24.00%) ETL
4 5 (20.00%) Kimball Methodology
5 4 (16.00%) Incident Management
6 3 (12.00%) Migration
7 2 (8.00%) Change Management
7 2 (8.00%) Coaching
7 2 (8.00%) High Availability
7 2 (8.00%) Mentoring
7 2 (8.00%) Performance Tuning
7 2 (8.00%) Project Management
7 2 (8.00%) Risk Analysis
7 2 (8.00%) Root Cause Analysis
8 1 (4.00%) Analytics
8 1 (4.00%) Dimensional Modelling
8 1 (4.00%) ETL Development
8 1 (4.00%) SDLC
8 1 (4.00%) Use Case
Programming Languages
1 14 (56.00%) SQL
2 7 (28.00%) T-SQL
3 5 (20.00%) C#
4 1 (4.00%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 3 (12.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 2 (8.00%) VCP5
2 2 (8.00%) VERITAS Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (24.00%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (16.00%) Active Directory
2 3 (12.00%) Forefront TMG
2 3 (12.00%) ISA Server
2 3 (12.00%) VMware ESX
2 3 (12.00%) vSphere
2 3 (12.00%) XenApp
2 3 (12.00%) XenDesktop
3 2 (8.00%) Hyper-V
3 2 (8.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 3 (12.00%) WSUS
2 2 (8.00%) Backup Exec
2 2 (8.00%) HP Data Protector
2 2 (8.00%) ServiceCenter
2 2 (8.00%) Tivoli
2 2 (8.00%) Tivoli Storage Manager
3 1 (4.00%) cPanel
3 1 (4.00%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 13 (52.00%) Microsoft
2 6 (24.00%) VMware
3 4 (16.00%) Cisco
3 4 (16.00%) Infragistics
3 4 (16.00%) Remedy
4 3 (12.00%) Citrix
4 3 (12.00%) Dell
4 3 (12.00%) HP
4 3 (12.00%) IBM
4 3 (12.00%) NetApp
4 3 (12.00%) Red Hat
5 2 (8.00%) Oracle
5 2 (8.00%) ServiceNow
5 2 (8.00%) Symantec
5 2 (8.00%) Veritas
Reading
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