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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SQL Server 2008 over the 3 months to 20 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
20 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft SQL Server 2008
South West / Bristol
Rank 52 30 39
Rank change year-on-year
-22 +9
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 2008 14 36 34
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 1.85% 4.40% 3.98%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 8.81% 16.59% 15.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 32 30
Median daily rate £338 £350 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.57% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £306 £326 £324
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £386 £478
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £340 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.01% -2.85%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £43.00 £26.50 £28.69
% change year-on-year
+62.26% -7.63%

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
159 217 223
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 21.00% 26.53% 26.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 115 181 186
Median daily rate £410 £350 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+17.14% -12.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £305 £315 £305
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £450 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £380 £363
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +4.82%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 1
Median hourly rate - £13.00 £47.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -72.63%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £38.00 £26.50 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+43.39% -18.46%

SQL Server 2008
Jobs Demand Trend in Bristol

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Bristol region citing SQL Server 2008 as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 20 January 2017.

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 20 January 2017, IT contractor jobs citing SQL Server 2008 also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Bristol region with a requirement for SQL Server 2008.

1 20 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 14 (70.00%) SQL
3 9 (45.00%) SQL Server 2012
4 8 (40.00%) Visual Studio
5 7 (35.00%) ASP.NET
5 7 (35.00%) .NET
5 7 (35.00%) C#
5 7 (35.00%) MVC
6 6 (30.00%) WCF
7 5 (25.00%) Microsoft Azure
7 5 (25.00%) Amazon AWS
7 5 (25.00%) TDD
7 5 (25.00%) T-SQL
8 4 (20.00%) C++
8 4 (20.00%) VC++
8 4 (20.00%) MS Access
8 4 (20.00%) Microsoft
8 4 (20.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 4 (20.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 4 (20.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 4 (20.00%) ASP.NET Web API
9 3 (15.00%) Data Structures
9 3 (15.00%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
9 3 (15.00%) SQL Server 2014
9 3 (15.00%) Data Analysis
9 3 (15.00%) Agile Software Development
9 3 (15.00%) Data Management
9 3 (15.00%) Data Modelling
9 3 (15.00%) Finance
9 3 (15.00%) MS Excel

SQL Server 2008
Top Related IT Skills in Bristol by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 2 (10.00%) SharePoint
Applications
1 3 (15.00%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (5.00%) Maximo
Cloud Services
1 5 (25.00%) Amazon AWS
1 5 (25.00%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 9 (45.00%) SQL Server 2012
3 4 (20.00%) MS Access
3 4 (20.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 4 (20.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 4 (20.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 3 (15.00%) SQL Server 2014
5 2 (10.00%) Oracle Database
5 2 (10.00%) Oracle Database 11g
5 2 (10.00%) Oracle Database 12c
5 2 (10.00%) SQL Server 2000
5 2 (10.00%) SQL Server 2005
6 1 (5.00%) OLAP
6 1 (5.00%) OLAP Cube
Development Applications
1 8 (40.00%) Visual Studio
2 3 (15.00%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
3 1 (5.00%) Git (software)
3 1 (5.00%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (5.00%) TeamCity
General
1 3 (15.00%) Finance
2 1 (5.00%) Advertising
2 1 (5.00%) Banking
Job Titles
1 9 (45.00%) Developer
2 6 (30.00%) .NET Developer
2 6 (30.00%) DBA
2 6 (30.00%) SQL DBA
3 4 (20.00%) C++ Team Leader
3 4 (20.00%) Team Leader
4 3 (15.00%) Administrator
5 2 (10.00%) Senior DBA
5 2 (10.00%) Senior SQL DBA
6 1 (5.00%) Analyst
6 1 (5.00%) C# Developer
6 1 (5.00%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
6 1 (5.00%) HTML Developer
6 1 (5.00%) JavaScript Developer
6 1 (5.00%) Oracle DBA
6 1 (5.00%) Senior .NET Developer
6 1 (5.00%) Senior Developer
6 1 (5.00%) Senior Oracle DBA
6 1 (5.00%) SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (35.00%) .NET
1 7 (35.00%) ASP.NET
2 6 (30.00%) WCF
3 4 (20.00%) ASP.NET Web API
4 3 (15.00%) HTML
5 2 (10.00%) Ajax
5 2 (10.00%) ASP.NET MVC
5 2 (10.00%) jQuery
6 1 (5.00%) AngularJS
6 1 (5.00%) ASP.NET MVC 3
6 1 (5.00%) ASP.NET MVC 5
6 1 (5.00%) CSS
6 1 (5.00%) DHTML
6 1 (5.00%) HTML5
6 1 (5.00%) KnockoutJS
6 1 (5.00%) LINQ
6 1 (5.00%) NHibernate
6 1 (5.00%) Razor View Engine
6 1 (5.00%) React
6 1 (5.00%) Sass
Miscellaneous
1 3 (15.00%) Data Structures
2 1 (5.00%) Data Centre
2 1 (5.00%) Statistics
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (35.00%) MVC
2 5 (25.00%) TDD
3 3 (15.00%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (15.00%) Data Analysis
3 3 (15.00%) Data Management
3 3 (15.00%) Data Modelling
4 2 (10.00%) Performance Tuning
4 2 (10.00%) Scrum
5 1 (5.00%) Automated Testing
5 1 (5.00%) Business Intelligence
5 1 (5.00%) CAFM
5 1 (5.00%) Continuous Integration
5 1 (5.00%) Front End Development
5 1 (5.00%) Migration
5 1 (5.00%) Performance Optimisation
5 1 (5.00%) Portfolio Management
5 1 (5.00%) SDLC
5 1 (5.00%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 14 (70.00%) SQL
2 7 (35.00%) C#
3 5 (25.00%) T-SQL
4 4 (20.00%) C++
4 4 (20.00%) VC++
5 3 (15.00%) JavaScript
6 1 (5.00%) PowerShell
6 1 (5.00%) VBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (10.00%) Sarbanes-Oxley
Vendors
1 4 (20.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (10.00%) Oracle
3 1 (5.00%) Telerik
3 1 (5.00%) Teradata