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 18 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
18 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft SQL Server 2008
Rank 57 45 26
Rank change year-on-year
-12 -19
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 2008 15 9 52
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 1.64% 1.49% 5.90%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 7.39% 6.98% 25.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 4 27
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£325 £370 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-12.16% +23.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £363 £255
10% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £445 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £325 £325
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 8
Average hourly rate - - £48.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.50 £32.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-40.00% -7.14%
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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 Bristol region.

Database & Business Intelligence Category
Bristol
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Database & Business Intelligence category
203 129 205
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 22.23% 21.32% 23.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 147 82 122
Average daily rate £350 £375 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% +25.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £283 £272 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £455 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
- +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 12
Average hourly rate £19.00 £45.00 £47.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-57.77% -5.26%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £31.00 £32.03 £32.05
% change year-on-year
-3.20% -0.07%

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 18 September 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 18 September 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 30 (78.95%) SQL
3 28 (73.68%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 24 (63.16%) T-SQL
5 17 (44.74%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 16 (42.11%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 16 (42.11%) Business Intelligence
7 13 (34.21%) ETL
7 13 (34.21%) Finance
8 12 (31.58%) C#
8 12 (31.58%) .NET
9 10 (26.32%) Data Warehouse
9 10 (26.32%) ASP.NET
10 9 (23.68%) MySQL
10 9 (23.68%) Kimball Methodology
11 8 (21.05%) SQL Server 2012
11 8 (21.05%) Microsoft Analysis Services
11 8 (21.05%) Dimensional Modelling
11 8 (21.05%) OLAP
12 7 (18.42%) Migration
12 7 (18.42%) .NET Framework
13 6 (15.79%) Manufacturing
14 5 (13.16%) Microsoft
14 5 (13.16%) JavaScript
14 5 (13.16%) Web Services
14 5 (13.16%) Data Migration
14 5 (13.16%) Marketing
14 5 (13.16%) SQL Server 2005
15 4 (10.53%) SharePoint 2010
15 4 (10.53%) SAP Oil and Gas

SQL Server 2008
Top Related IT Skills in Bristol by Category

For the 6 months to 18 September 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 4 (10.53%) SharePoint
1 4 (10.53%) SharePoint 2010
2 2 (5.26%) SharePoint 2013
2 2 (5.26%) Umbraco
3 1 (2.63%) Oracle Service Bus
3 1 (2.63%) WebLogic
3 1 (2.63%) Apache
3 1 (2.63%) SAS
3 1 (2.63%) BizTalk Server
3 1 (2.63%) CMS
3 1 (2.63%) WebSphere
Applications
1 2 (5.26%) MS Excel
2 1 (2.63%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 4 (10.53%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (2.63%) Oracle BPM
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.63%) SSL
1 1 (2.63%) BIG-IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 38 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 28 (73.68%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 17 (44.74%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 16 (42.11%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 10 (26.32%) Data Warehouse
6 9 (23.68%) MySQL
7 8 (21.05%) Microsoft Analysis Services
7 8 (21.05%) OLAP
7 8 (21.05%) SQL Server 2012
8 5 (13.16%) SQL Server 2005
9 3 (7.89%) Crystal Reports
9 3 (7.89%) Relational Database
10 2 (5.26%) Oracle Database
11 1 (2.63%) Oracle Database 12c
11 1 (2.63%) QlikView
11 1 (2.63%) Oracle Database 11g
11 1 (2.63%) RDBMS
11 1 (2.63%) SQL Server 2000
Development Applications
1 3 (7.89%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (5.26%) Visual Studio
3 1 (2.63%) Introscope
3 1 (2.63%) NUnit
3 1 (2.63%) Subversion
3 1 (2.63%) Git (software)
3 1 (2.63%) Mercurial
3 1 (2.63%) MSTest
3 1 (2.63%) Rhino Mocks
3 1 (2.63%) Moq
3 1 (2.63%) xUnit.net
General
1 13 (34.21%) Finance
2 6 (15.79%) Manufacturing
3 5 (13.16%) Marketing
4 4 (10.53%) Electronics
4 4 (10.53%) Telecoms
5 2 (5.26%) Retail
Job Titles
1 27 (71.05%) Developer
2 9 (23.68%) SQL Developer
2 9 (23.68%) Business Intelligence Developer
3 8 (21.05%) Business Developer
4 5 (13.16%) .NET Developer
5 4 (10.53%) DBA
6 3 (7.89%) Senior Developer
6 3 (7.89%) SQL DBA
6 3 (7.89%) Database Developer
7 2 (5.26%) Senior .NET Developer
7 2 (5.26%) SQL Database Developer
7 2 (5.26%) SharePoint Developer
7 2 (5.26%) SQL Server Developer
7 2 (5.26%) C# Developer
7 2 (5.26%) SQL Server DBA
7 2 (5.26%) VB.NET Developer
7 2 (5.26%) Consultant
7 2 (5.26%) Analyst
8 1 (2.63%) Web Developer
8 1 (2.63%) Report Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (31.58%) .NET
2 10 (26.32%) ASP.NET
3 7 (18.42%) .NET Framework
4 5 (13.16%) Web Services
5 4 (10.53%) jQuery
6 3 (7.89%) LINQ
6 3 (7.89%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
6 3 (7.89%) LINQ to SQL
6 3 (7.89%) CSS
6 3 (7.89%) ADO.NET
6 3 (7.89%) AngularJS
6 3 (7.89%) HTML
7 2 (5.26%) ASP.NET MVC
7 2 (5.26%) Middleware
7 2 (5.26%) Ajax
7 2 (5.26%) MDX
7 2 (5.26%) WCF
8 1 (2.63%) Castle Windsor
8 1 (2.63%) Ninject
8 1 (2.63%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 4 (10.53%) DTV
2 2 (5.26%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (2.63%) Replication
3 1 (2.63%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 2 (5.26%) Windows
2 1 (2.63%) HPUX
2 1 (2.63%) Solaris
2 1 (2.63%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (42.11%) Business Intelligence
2 13 (34.21%) ETL
3 9 (23.68%) Kimball Methodology
4 8 (21.05%) Dimensional Modelling
5 7 (18.42%) Migration
6 5 (13.16%) Data Migration
7 4 (10.53%) Programme Management
7 4 (10.53%) Digital Marketing
8 3 (7.89%) Performance Tuning
8 3 (7.89%) MVC
8 3 (7.89%) Continuous Integration
8 3 (7.89%) Agile Software Development
9 2 (5.26%) Scrum
9 2 (5.26%) Data Analysis
9 2 (5.26%) Pair Programming
9 2 (5.26%) Unit Testing
10 1 (2.63%) Performance Analysis
10 1 (2.63%) Data Management
10 1 (2.63%) BPEL
10 1 (2.63%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 30 (78.95%) SQL
2 24 (63.16%) T-SQL
3 12 (31.58%) C#
4 5 (13.16%) JavaScript
5 4 (10.53%) VB.NET
6 3 (7.89%) VB
7 2 (5.26%) Apex Code
8 1 (2.63%) VBA
8 1 (2.63%) C++
8 1 (2.63%) Java
Qualifications
1 1 (2.63%) OCP
1 1 (2.63%) OCA
1 1 (2.63%) Oracle Certification
System Software
1 1 (2.63%) Oracle RMAN
1 1 (2.63%) Oracle RAC
1 1 (2.63%) Postfix
Systems Management
1 1 (2.63%) CA Wily
Vendors
1 5 (13.16%) Microsoft
2 4 (10.53%) SAP
3 2 (5.26%) Salesforce.com
3 2 (5.26%) Oracle
4 1 (2.63%) F5
4 1 (2.63%) JBoss
4 1 (2.63%) HP
4 1 (2.63%) CA
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