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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SQL Server 2008 over the 3 months to 17 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
17 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft SQL Server 2008
Rank 37 23 40
Rank change year-on-year
-14 +17
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 2008 4 9 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Brighton 1.49% 5.23% 2.42%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 7.27% 16.36% 6.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 6 4
Average daily rate
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£263 £363 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-27.58% -6.51%
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £325 £325
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.50 £32.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-40.00% -7.14%
SQL Server 2008
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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
55 55 106
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Brighton 20.45% 31.98% 36.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 31 48
Average daily rate £350 £363 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.44% -3.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £283 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £415 £400 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £347 £335
% change year-on-year
+0.86% +3.58%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 0 1
Average hourly rate £20.00 - £30.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.50 £30.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
+1.66% -3.22%

SQL Server 2008
Jobs Demand Trend in Brighton

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing SQL Server 2008 across the Brighton region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 28 Related IT Skills in Brighton

For the 6 months to 17 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Brighton 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 5 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 4 (80.00%) IIS
2 4 (80.00%) COM+
2 4 (80.00%) Windows
2 4 (80.00%) SharePoint
2 4 (80.00%) Cisco
2 4 (80.00%) EMC
2 4 (80.00%) SAN
2 4 (80.00%) Windows Server 2003
2 4 (80.00%) VMware
2 4 (80.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 4 (80.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 4 (80.00%) Team Foundation Server
2 4 (80.00%) Windows 7
3 2 (40.00%) VBScript
3 2 (40.00%) PowerShell
3 2 (40.00%) Splunk
3 2 (40.00%) NetCrunch
4 1 (20.00%) Oracle Database
4 1 (20.00%) Cisco ASA
4 1 (20.00%) SQL
4 1 (20.00%) Oracle Database 11g
4 1 (20.00%) EMC NetWorker
4 1 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (20.00%) Oracle
4 1 (20.00%) Firewall
4 1 (20.00%) Wi-Fi
4 1 (20.00%) Active Directory

SQL Server 2008
Top Related IT Skills in Brighton by Category

For the 6 months to 17 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Brighton 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 4 (80.00%) IIS
1 4 (80.00%) SharePoint
Communications & Networking
1 4 (80.00%) SAN
2 1 (20.00%) Cisco ASA
2 1 (20.00%) Firewall
2 1 (20.00%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (20.00%) Oracle Database
2 1 (20.00%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 4 (80.00%) Team Foundation Server
Job Titles
1 3 (60.00%) Windows Support Analyst
1 3 (60.00%) Support Analyst
1 3 (60.00%) Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) Infrastructure Support Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) Infrastructure Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) Administrator
2 1 (20.00%) DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (80.00%) COM+
Operating Systems
1 4 (80.00%) Windows
1 4 (80.00%) Windows Server 2003
1 4 (80.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 4 (80.00%) Windows 7
Programming Languages
1 2 (40.00%) VBScript
1 2 (40.00%) PowerShell
2 1 (20.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (80.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
System Software
1 1 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (20.00%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (40.00%) NetCrunch
2 1 (20.00%) EMC NetWorker
Vendors
1 4 (80.00%) Cisco
1 4 (80.00%) EMC
1 4 (80.00%) VMware
2 2 (40.00%) Splunk
3 1 (20.00%) Oracle