The table below looks at the statistics for SQL Server 2008 skills in IT contracts advertised for the Bristol 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 25 November 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
25 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft SQL Server 2008
Rank 58 42 23
Rank change year-on-year
-16 -19
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 2008 17 14 47
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 1.79% 2.24% 5.56%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 7.98% 9.40% 22.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 10 33
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£350 £331 £280
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.66% +18.30%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £308 £273 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £378 £395
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £320 £320
% change year-on-year
+5.46% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Average hourly rate - - £50.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.50 £27.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+21.81% -8.33%
SQL Server 2008
South West

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 Bristol region.

Database & Business Intelligence Category
Bristol
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Database & Business Intelligence category
213 149 205
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 22.40% 23.84% 24.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 157 108 141
Average daily rate £396 £350 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.14% +16.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £420 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £325 £333
% change year-on-year
+11.53% -2.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 2 7
Average hourly rate £47.50 £30.90 £50.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+53.72% -38.20%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.50 £27.50 £30.75
% change year-on-year
+21.81% -10.56%

SQL Server 2008
Jobs Demand Trend in Bristol

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing SQL Server 2008 across the Bristol region as a proportion of the total demand within the Database & Business Intelligence category.

SQL Server 2008 Jobs Demand Trend in Bristol

SQL Server 2008
Daily Rate Trend in Bristol

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

SQL Server 2008 Daily Rate Trend in Bristol

SQL Server 2008
Daily Rate Histogram in Bristol

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing SQL Server 2008 across the Bristol region over the 3 months to 25 November 2014.

SQL Server 2008 Daily Rate Histogram in Bristol

SQL Server 2008
Hourly Rate Trend in Bristol

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing SQL Server 2008 across the Bristol region.

SQL Server 2008 Hourly Rate Trend in Bristol

SQL Server 2008
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bristol

For the 6 months to 25 November 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Bristol 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 38 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 29 (76.32%) SQL
3 28 (73.68%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 21 (55.26%) T-SQL
5 16 (42.11%) Business Intelligence
6 15 (39.47%) ETL
7 14 (36.84%) Data Warehouse
8 13 (34.21%) Finance
8 13 (34.21%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 13 (34.21%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 11 (28.95%) OLAP
10 10 (26.32%) Kimball Methodology
11 9 (23.68%) OLAP Cube
11 9 (23.68%) Microsoft Analysis Services
11 9 (23.68%) Dimensional Modelling
11 9 (23.68%) MySQL
12 8 (21.05%) Migration
12 8 (21.05%) SQL Server 2005
12 8 (21.05%) SQL Server 2012
13 7 (18.42%) Data Migration
13 7 (18.42%) .NET
13 7 (18.42%) C#
13 7 (18.42%) Microsoft
13 7 (18.42%) ASP.NET
14 4 (10.53%) MS Excel
14 4 (10.53%) SAP
14 4 (10.53%) Manufacturing
14 4 (10.53%) Programme Management
14 4 (10.53%) MVC
14 4 (10.53%) Electronics

SQL Server 2008
Top Related IT Skills in Bristol by Category

For the 6 months to 25 November 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Bristol 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 3 (7.89%) Umbraco
1 3 (7.89%) SharePoint
2 2 (5.26%) CMS
2 2 (5.26%) SharePoint 2010
3 1 (2.63%) LiveCycle
3 1 (2.63%) JBoss
3 1 (2.63%) Apache
Applications
1 4 (10.53%) MS Excel
2 2 (5.26%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 4 (10.53%) SAP Oil and Gas
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.63%) BIG-IP
1 1 (2.63%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 38 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 28 (73.68%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 14 (36.84%) Data Warehouse
4 13 (34.21%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 13 (34.21%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 11 (28.95%) OLAP
6 9 (23.68%) OLAP Cube
6 9 (23.68%) Microsoft Analysis Services
6 9 (23.68%) MySQL
7 8 (21.05%) SQL Server 2005
7 8 (21.05%) SQL Server 2012
8 4 (10.53%) SQL Server 2000
9 3 (7.89%) Relational Database
9 3 (7.89%) DTS
10 1 (2.63%) Oracle Database
10 1 (2.63%) QlikView
10 1 (2.63%) MS Access
10 1 (2.63%) Oracle Database 10g
Development Applications
1 3 (7.89%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (2.63%) Oracle APEX
2 1 (2.63%) Introscope
2 1 (2.63%) Visual Studio
General
1 13 (34.21%) Finance
2 4 (10.53%) Manufacturing
2 4 (10.53%) Electronics
2 4 (10.53%) Telecoms
2 4 (10.53%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 28 (73.68%) Developer
2 12 (31.58%) SQL Developer
3 11 (28.95%) Business Intelligence Developer
4 9 (23.68%) Business Developer
5 4 (10.53%) SQL DBA
5 4 (10.53%) DBA
6 3 (7.89%) C# .NET Developer
6 3 (7.89%) C# Developer
6 3 (7.89%) SQL Server DBA
7 2 (5.26%) Database Developer
7 2 (5.26%) SQL Server Developer
7 2 (5.26%) Analyst
7 2 (5.26%) Consultant
7 2 (5.26%) SQL Database Developer
7 2 (5.26%) .NET Developer
7 2 (5.26%) SharePoint Developer
7 2 (5.26%) Agile .NET Developer
7 2 (5.26%) Agile C# Developer
8 1 (2.63%) Middleware Architect
8 1 (2.63%) ETL Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (18.42%) .NET
1 7 (18.42%) ASP.NET
2 3 (7.89%) AngularJS
2 3 (7.89%) ASP.NET MVC
2 3 (7.89%) jQuery
3 2 (5.26%) Web Services
3 2 (5.26%) WCF
3 2 (5.26%) ASP.NET MVC 3
4 1 (2.63%) ASP.NET MVC 4
4 1 (2.63%) ASP.NET Web Forms
4 1 (2.63%) .NET Framework
4 1 (2.63%) MDX
4 1 (2.63%) Middleware
4 1 (2.63%) HTML
4 1 (2.63%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 4 (10.53%) DTV
2 1 (2.63%) Open Source
2 1 (2.63%) Replication
2 1 (2.63%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 1 (2.63%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
1 1 (2.63%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (42.11%) Business Intelligence
2 15 (39.47%) ETL
3 10 (26.32%) Kimball Methodology
4 9 (23.68%) Dimensional Modelling
5 8 (21.05%) Migration
6 7 (18.42%) Data Migration
7 4 (10.53%) Programme Management
7 4 (10.53%) MVC
7 4 (10.53%) Digital Marketing
7 4 (10.53%) Agile Software Development
7 4 (10.53%) Performance Tuning
8 3 (7.89%) Unit Testing
8 3 (7.89%) Continuous Integration
8 3 (7.89%) Pair Programming
8 3 (7.89%) Scrum
9 2 (5.26%) Data Analysis
10 1 (2.63%) Waterfall
10 1 (2.63%) TDD
10 1 (2.63%) Data Cleansing
10 1 (2.63%) V-Model
Programming Languages
1 29 (76.32%) SQL
2 21 (55.26%) T-SQL
3 7 (18.42%) C#
4 3 (7.89%) JavaScript
5 2 (5.26%) Java
5 2 (5.26%) VBA
6 1 (2.63%) VB.NET
6 1 (2.63%) PL/SQL
System Software
1 1 (2.63%) Postfix
Systems Management
1 1 (2.63%) CA Wily
Vendors
1 7 (18.42%) Microsoft
2 4 (10.53%) SAP
3 1 (2.63%) F5
3 1 (2.63%) Oracle
3 1 (2.63%) Adobe
3 1 (2.63%) CA
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