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 4 May 2015 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
4 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft SQL Server 2008
Rank 34 22 16
Rank change year-on-year
-12 -6
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 2008 4 6 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Brighton 1.89% 3.55% 5.76%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 9.30% 15.00% 25.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 6 3
Average daily rate
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£320 £350 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.57% -6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £316 £341 £327
10% offered a daily rate of more than £324 £425 £395
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £328 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.05% +0.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.60 £35.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-12.58% +16.66%
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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
43 40 32
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Brighton 20.28% 23.67% 23.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 35 27 10
Average daily rate £325 £350 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.14% -6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £273 £275 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £450 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £328
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +6.87%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Average hourly rate - £17.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 £35.00 £28.00
% change year-on-year
-7.14% +25.00%

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 30 Related IT Skills in Brighton

For the 6 months to 4 May 2015, 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 8 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 6 (75.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 5 (62.50%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (62.50%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 5 (62.50%) ETL
3 5 (62.50%) C#
3 5 (62.50%) .NET
4 3 (37.50%) JavaScript
4 3 (37.50%) SQL
4 3 (37.50%) T-SQL
4 3 (37.50%) Business Intelligence
4 3 (37.50%) Data Warehouse
4 3 (37.50%) MVC
4 3 (37.50%) Finance
4 3 (37.50%) TDD
4 3 (37.50%) .NET Framework
4 3 (37.50%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 3 (37.50%) Microsoft Analysis Services
5 2 (25.00%) Continuous Integration
5 2 (25.00%) Entity Framework
5 2 (25.00%) Change Control
5 2 (25.00%) ASP.NET MVC
5 2 (25.00%) Dependency Injection
5 2 (25.00%) WCF
5 2 (25.00%) jQuery
5 2 (25.00%) Microsoft
5 2 (25.00%) HTML
5 2 (25.00%) IIS
5 2 (25.00%) SharePoint
5 2 (25.00%) MS Excel

SQL Server 2008
Top Related IT Skills in Brighton by Category

For the 6 months to 4 May 2015, 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 2 (25.00%) IIS
1 2 (25.00%) SharePoint
2 1 (12.50%) MS Exchange
2 1 (12.50%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (12.50%) Apache Solr
2 1 (12.50%) SharePoint 2013
2 1 (12.50%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 2 (25.00%) MS Excel
2 1 (12.50%) PowerPivot
Business Applications
1 1 (12.50%) Cognos Business Intelligence
Cloud Services
1 1 (12.50%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (12.50%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 6 (75.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 5 (62.50%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 3 (37.50%) Data Warehouse
4 3 (37.50%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 3 (37.50%) Microsoft Analysis Services
5 1 (12.50%) OLAP
5 1 (12.50%) SQL Server 2005
5 1 (12.50%) PerformancePoint
5 1 (12.50%) Business Intelligence Development Studio
5 1 (12.50%) SQL Server 2012
5 1 (12.50%) Cognos Report Studio
5 1 (12.50%) Cognos Framework Manager
5 1 (12.50%) Cognos Transformer
5 1 (12.50%) Microsoft Power View
5 1 (12.50%) OLAP Cube
Development Applications
1 1 (12.50%) Visual Studio
1 1 (12.50%) NUnit
1 1 (12.50%) Rhino Mocks
1 1 (12.50%) Moq
1 1 (12.50%) TeamCity
1 1 (12.50%) Git (software)
1 1 (12.50%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 3 (37.50%) Finance
Job Titles
1 6 (75.00%) Developer
2 3 (37.50%) Business Intelligence Developer
3 1 (12.50%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) .NET Developer
3 1 (12.50%) C# Developer
3 1 (12.50%) SQL Developer
3 1 (12.50%) SQL Server Developer
3 1 (12.50%) ETL Developer
3 1 (12.50%) Cognos Developer
3 1 (12.50%) C# .NET Developer
3 1 (12.50%) SQL Server BI Developer
3 1 (12.50%) Cognos BI Developer
3 1 (12.50%) AWS Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (62.50%) .NET
2 3 (37.50%) .NET Framework
3 2 (25.00%) Entity Framework
3 2 (25.00%) ASP.NET MVC
3 2 (25.00%) WCF
3 2 (25.00%) jQuery
3 2 (25.00%) HTML
3 2 (25.00%) ASP.NET
3 2 (25.00%) CSS
4 1 (12.50%) Web Services
4 1 (12.50%) XML
4 1 (12.50%) MDX
4 1 (12.50%) NHibernate
4 1 (12.50%) Ajax
4 1 (12.50%) HTML5
4 1 (12.50%) AngularJS
Miscellaneous
1 1 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 1 (12.50%) Windows
1 1 (12.50%) Windows Server 2008
1 1 (12.50%) Windows 7
1 1 (12.50%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (62.50%) Agile Software Development
1 5 (62.50%) ETL
2 3 (37.50%) Business Intelligence
2 3 (37.50%) MVC
2 3 (37.50%) TDD
3 2 (25.00%) Continuous Integration
3 2 (25.00%) Change Control
3 2 (25.00%) Dependency Injection
4 1 (12.50%) OOP
4 1 (12.50%) OO
4 1 (12.50%) Scrum
4 1 (12.50%) Unit Testing
4 1 (12.50%) Test Scripting
4 1 (12.50%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 5 (62.50%) C#
2 3 (37.50%) JavaScript
2 3 (37.50%) SQL
2 3 (37.50%) T-SQL
3 1 (12.50%) Apex Code
Qualifications
1 1 (12.50%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
System Software
1 1 (12.50%) Active Directory
1 1 (12.50%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (12.50%) EMC NetWorker
Vendors
1 2 (25.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (12.50%) Cognos
2 1 (12.50%) EMC
2 1 (12.50%) Salesforce.com
2 1 (12.50%) IBM
2 1 (12.50%) VMware