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 11 February 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.

Location
3 months to
11 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft SQL Server 2008
Rank 28 40 37
Rank change year-on-year
+12 -3
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 2008 2 7 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Brighton 1.36% 2.64% 0.50%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 4.35% 21.88% 1.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 5 1
Average daily rate £190 £425 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-55.29% +21.42%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £42.50 £28.69 £31.50
% change year-on-year
+48.13% -8.92%
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
46 32 65
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Brighton 31.29% 12.08% 32.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 24 18 33
Average daily rate £375 £345 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.69% -1.42%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £305 £198
10% offered a daily rate of more than £528 £425 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 1
Average hourly rate - £20.49 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +36.61%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 £32.50 £29.00
% change year-on-year
- +12.06%

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 11 February 2016, 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 11 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 6 (54.55%) SQL
2 6 (54.55%) Windows
2 6 (54.55%) SAN
2 6 (54.55%) Windows Server
3 5 (45.45%) Windows Server 2003
3 5 (45.45%) IIS
3 5 (45.45%) Firewall
3 5 (45.45%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 4 (36.36%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 4 (36.36%) Finance
4 4 (36.36%) VMware
4 4 (36.36%) Microsoft Analysis Services
4 4 (36.36%) EMC NetWorker
4 4 (36.36%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 4 (36.36%) VMware Infrastructure
4 4 (36.36%) Windows Server 2008
4 4 (36.36%) Windows 7
4 4 (36.36%) Change Control
4 4 (36.36%) MS Excel
4 4 (36.36%) SharePoint
4 4 (36.36%) VBA
4 4 (36.36%) Business Intelligence
4 4 (36.36%) Microsoft
4 4 (36.36%) Active Directory
4 4 (36.36%) EMC
4 4 (36.36%) High Availability
5 3 (27.27%) Splunk
5 3 (27.27%) NetCrunch
5 3 (27.27%) LANDesk

SQL Server 2008
Top Related IT Skills in Brighton by Category

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, 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 5 (45.45%) IIS
2 4 (36.36%) SharePoint
3 1 (9.09%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (9.09%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 4 (36.36%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 6 (54.55%) SAN
2 5 (45.45%) Firewall
3 3 (27.27%) Cisco ASA
3 3 (27.27%) Wi-Fi
4 2 (18.18%) NAS
5 1 (9.09%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 5 (45.45%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 4 (36.36%) Microsoft Analysis Services
3 4 (36.36%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 2 (18.18%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 3 (27.27%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (9.09%) Visual Studio
General
1 4 (36.36%) Finance
Job Titles
1 5 (45.45%) Developer
2 4 (36.36%) Business Intelligence Developer
2 4 (36.36%) SQL BI Developer
2 4 (36.36%) SQL Developer
3 3 (27.27%) Infrastructure Support Technician
3 3 (27.27%) Infrastructure Technician
3 3 (27.27%) Support Technician
4 2 (18.18%) Administrator
5 1 (9.09%) Citrix Administrator
5 1 (9.09%) Citrix Engineer
5 1 (9.09%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 1 (9.09%) Software Developer
5 1 (9.09%) Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (27.27%) COM+
2 1 (9.09%) .NET
2 1 (9.09%) Ajax
2 1 (9.09%) ASP.NET
2 1 (9.09%) CSS
2 1 (9.09%) HTML
2 1 (9.09%) jQuery
2 1 (9.09%) JSON
2 1 (9.09%) Web Services
2 1 (9.09%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (18.18%) CMDB
2 1 (9.09%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 6 (54.55%) Windows
1 6 (54.55%) Windows Server
2 5 (45.45%) Windows Server 2003
3 4 (36.36%) Windows 7
3 4 (36.36%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (9.09%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (36.36%) Business Intelligence
1 4 (36.36%) Change Control
1 4 (36.36%) High Availability
2 3 (27.27%) Business Continuity
2 3 (27.27%) Disaster Recovery
3 1 (9.09%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 6 (54.55%) SQL
2 4 (36.36%) VBA
3 1 (9.09%) C#
3 1 (9.09%) JavaScript
3 1 (9.09%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 4 (36.36%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (9.09%) QA
System Software
1 4 (36.36%) Active Directory
1 4 (36.36%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (18.18%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 4 (36.36%) EMC NetWorker
2 3 (27.27%) NetCrunch
Vendors
1 4 (36.36%) EMC
1 4 (36.36%) Microsoft
1 4 (36.36%) VMware
2 3 (27.27%) Cisco
2 3 (27.27%) LANDesk
2 3 (27.27%) Palo Alto
2 3 (27.27%) Splunk
3 2 (18.18%) Citrix