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 29 June 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
29 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft SQL Server 2008
Rank 31 26 28
Rank change year-on-year
-5 +2
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 2008 2 10 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Brighton 1.03% 3.86% 0.56%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 3.28% 11.76% 3.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 7 1
Median daily rate £400 £338 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+18.51% +12.50%
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £328 £338
% change year-on-year
+6.87% -2.96%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £23.50 £23.00
% change year-on-year
+27.65% +2.17%
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
61 85 33
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Brighton 31.44% 32.82% 18.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 42 68 16
Median daily rate £400 £360 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.11% +20.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £285 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £515 £620 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £351 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.99% +0.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £31.27 £26.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+20.26% -13.33%

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 29 June 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 3 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 2 (66.67%) Windows
2 2 (66.67%) C#
2 2 (66.67%) SQL
2 2 (66.67%) VB
2 2 (66.67%) .NET
3 1 (33.33%) TDD
3 1 (33.33%) VB6
3 1 (33.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (33.33%) SQL Server 2005
3 1 (33.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (33.33%) .NET Framework
3 1 (33.33%) Selenium
3 1 (33.33%) WCF
3 1 (33.33%) jQuery
3 1 (33.33%) iSCSI
3 1 (33.33%) PowerShell
3 1 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (33.33%) Hyper-V
3 1 (33.33%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (33.33%) RESTful
3 1 (33.33%) Windows 7
3 1 (33.33%) MSTest
3 1 (33.33%) Software Architecture
3 1 (33.33%) HTML5
3 1 (33.33%) Cucumber
3 1 (33.33%) BDD
3 1 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (33.33%) R
3 1 (33.33%) Entity Framework

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 1 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2010
1 1 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2013
1 1 (33.33%) IIS
1 1 (33.33%) MS Exchange
1 1 (33.33%) SAS
Applications
1 1 (33.33%) MS Excel
1 1 (33.33%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (33.33%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (33.33%) DHCP
1 1 (33.33%) DNS
1 1 (33.33%) Firewall
1 1 (33.33%) iSCSI
1 1 (33.33%) SAN
1 1 (33.33%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (33.33%) SQL Server 2000
2 1 (33.33%) SQL Server 2005
2 1 (33.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (33.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 1 (33.33%) Cucumber
1 1 (33.33%) Jasmine
1 1 (33.33%) MSTest
1 1 (33.33%) Octopus Deploy
1 1 (33.33%) Selenium
1 1 (33.33%) SpecFlow
1 1 (33.33%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 1 (33.33%) Finance
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) .NET Developer
1 2 (66.67%) Developer
2 1 (33.33%) Project Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) SAS Developer
2 1 (33.33%) Senior .NET Developer
2 1 (33.33%) Senior Developer
2 1 (33.33%) SQL Developer
2 1 (33.33%) Windows Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (66.67%) .NET
2 1 (33.33%) .NET Framework
2 1 (33.33%) AngularJS
2 1 (33.33%) AutoMapper
2 1 (33.33%) COM+
2 1 (33.33%) CSS
2 1 (33.33%) Entity Framework
2 1 (33.33%) Gherkin
2 1 (33.33%) HTML
2 1 (33.33%) HTML5
2 1 (33.33%) jQuery
2 1 (33.33%) KnockoutJS
2 1 (33.33%) RESTful
2 1 (33.33%) Unity DI Container
2 1 (33.33%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (33.33%) Driving Licence
1 1 (33.33%) Mainframe
1 1 (33.33%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 2 (66.67%) Windows
2 1 (33.33%) MVS
2 1 (33.33%) Windows 7
2 1 (33.33%) Windows 8
2 1 (33.33%) Windows Server
2 1 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (33.33%) Analytics
1 1 (33.33%) BDD
1 1 (33.33%) Disaster Recovery
1 1 (33.33%) Don't repeat yourself (DRY)
1 1 (33.33%) Kalman Filter
1 1 (33.33%) MVC
1 1 (33.33%) OO
1 1 (33.33%) OOP
1 1 (33.33%) Portfolio Management
1 1 (33.33%) Software Architecture
1 1 (33.33%) SOLID
1 1 (33.33%) Stakeholder Management
1 1 (33.33%) TDD
1 1 (33.33%) YAGNI
Programming Languages
1 2 (66.67%) C#
1 2 (66.67%) SQL
1 2 (66.67%) VB
2 1 (33.33%) C
2 1 (33.33%) C++
2 1 (33.33%) Java
2 1 (33.33%) JavaScript
2 1 (33.33%) MATLAB
2 1 (33.33%) PowerShell
2 1 (33.33%) R
2 1 (33.33%) T-SQL
2 1 (33.33%) VB6
2 1 (33.33%) VBScript
System Software
1 1 (33.33%) Active Directory
1 1 (33.33%) Hyper-V
Vendors
1 1 (33.33%) Citrix
1 1 (33.33%) HP
1 1 (33.33%) Microsoft
1 1 (33.33%) VMware