The table below looks at the statistics for SQL Server 2008 skills in IT contracts advertised for the Brighton region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SQL Server 2008 over the 3 months to 5 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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
5 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft SQL Server 2008
Rank 32 34 22
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -12
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 2008 2 4 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Brighton 0.83% 1.89% 3.53%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 2.53% 8.89% 15.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 2 6
Median daily rate £423 £320 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+32.03% -8.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £421 £316 £341
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £324 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £330 £325
% change year-on-year
+6.06% +1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £23.75 £25.00 £33.75
% change year-on-year
-5.00% -25.92%
SQL Server 2008
East Sussex

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 Brighton region.

Database & Business Intelligence Category
Brighton
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Database & Business Intelligence category
79 45 40
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Brighton 32.78% 21.23% 23.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 55 37 27
Median daily rate £400 £325 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+23.07% -7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £267 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £475 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Median hourly rate - - £17.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £34.25 £32.10 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+6.69% -8.28%

SQL Server 2008
Jobs Demand Trend in Brighton

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Brighton region citing SQL Server 2008 as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Database & Business Intelligence category.

SQL Server 2008 Jobs Demand Trend in Brighton

SQL Server 2008
Daily Rate Trend in Brighton

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

SQL Server 2008 Daily Rate Trend in Brighton

SQL Server 2008
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Brighton

For the 6 months to 5 May 2016, IT contractor jobs citing SQL Server 2008 also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Brighton region with a requirement for SQL Server 2008.

1 4 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 3 (75.00%) .NET
2 3 (75.00%) C#
3 2 (50.00%) SQL Server 2005
3 2 (50.00%) jQuery
3 2 (50.00%) HTML
3 2 (50.00%) JavaScript
3 2 (50.00%) SQL
3 2 (50.00%) VB
3 2 (50.00%) CSS
3 2 (50.00%) IIS
3 2 (50.00%) Windows
3 2 (50.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (25.00%) Ajax
4 1 (25.00%) OOP
4 1 (25.00%) OO
4 1 (25.00%) MS Excel
4 1 (25.00%) SAS
4 1 (25.00%) FTP
4 1 (25.00%) Microsoft
4 1 (25.00%) Citrix
4 1 (25.00%) SAN
4 1 (25.00%) NHS
4 1 (25.00%) MVS
4 1 (25.00%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (25.00%) SQL Server 2000
4 1 (25.00%) MATLAB
4 1 (25.00%) Mainframe
4 1 (25.00%) MS Office
4 1 (25.00%) Visual Studio

SQL Server 2008
Top Related IT Skills in Brighton by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 2 (50.00%) IIS
2 1 (25.00%) SAS
Applications
1 1 (25.00%) MS Excel
1 1 (25.00%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 1 (25.00%) Firewall
1 1 (25.00%) FTP
1 1 (25.00%) NAS
1 1 (25.00%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 2 (50.00%) SQL Server 2005
2 2 (50.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (25.00%) SQL Server 2000
3 1 (25.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 1 (25.00%) Cucumber
1 1 (25.00%) Jasmine
1 1 (25.00%) MSTest
1 1 (25.00%) Octopus Deploy
1 1 (25.00%) Selenium
1 1 (25.00%) SpecFlow
1 1 (25.00%) Team Foundation Server
1 1 (25.00%) Visual Studio
General
1 1 (25.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 3 (75.00%) Developer
2 2 (50.00%) .NET Developer
3 1 (25.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 1 (25.00%) SAS Developer
3 1 (25.00%) Senior .NET Developer
3 1 (25.00%) Senior Developer
3 1 (25.00%) Software Developer
3 1 (25.00%) SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (75.00%) .NET
2 2 (50.00%) CSS
2 2 (50.00%) HTML
2 2 (50.00%) jQuery
3 1 (25.00%) .NET Framework
3 1 (25.00%) Ajax
3 1 (25.00%) AngularJS
3 1 (25.00%) ASP.NET
3 1 (25.00%) AutoMapper
3 1 (25.00%) COM+
3 1 (25.00%) Entity Framework
3 1 (25.00%) Gherkin
3 1 (25.00%) HTML5
3 1 (25.00%) JSON
3 1 (25.00%) KnockoutJS
3 1 (25.00%) RESTful
3 1 (25.00%) Unity DI Container
3 1 (25.00%) WCF
3 1 (25.00%) Web Services
3 1 (25.00%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (25.00%) CMDB
1 1 (25.00%) Mainframe
1 1 (25.00%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 2 (50.00%) Windows
2 1 (25.00%) MVS
2 1 (25.00%) Windows Server
2 1 (25.00%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (25.00%) Analytics
1 1 (25.00%) BDD
1 1 (25.00%) Don't repeat yourself (DRY)
1 1 (25.00%) Kalman Filter
1 1 (25.00%) MVC
1 1 (25.00%) OO
1 1 (25.00%) OOP
1 1 (25.00%) Portfolio Management
1 1 (25.00%) SDLC
1 1 (25.00%) Software Architecture
1 1 (25.00%) SOLID
1 1 (25.00%) Stakeholder Management
1 1 (25.00%) TDD
1 1 (25.00%) YAGNI
Programming Languages
1 3 (75.00%) C#
2 2 (50.00%) JavaScript
2 2 (50.00%) SQL
2 2 (50.00%) VB
3 1 (25.00%) C
3 1 (25.00%) C++
3 1 (25.00%) Java
3 1 (25.00%) MATLAB
3 1 (25.00%) R
3 1 (25.00%) T-SQL
3 1 (25.00%) VB.NET
3 1 (25.00%) VB6
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (25.00%) QA
System Software
1 1 (25.00%) XenApp
Vendors
1 1 (25.00%) Citrix
1 1 (25.00%) Microsoft