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 20 October 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
20 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft SQL Server 2008
Rank 64 44 23
Rank change year-on-year
-20 -21
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 2008 17 9 61
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 1.68% 1.44% 6.69%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 7.17% 6.47% 27.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 6 39
Average daily rate
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£325 £364 £288
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.65% +26.52%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £245 £290 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £398 £375 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £320 £325
% change year-on-year
+5.46% -1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 7
Average hourly rate - - £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.25 £32.50 £28.75
% change year-on-year
-28.46% +13.04%
SQL Server 2008
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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
237 139 220
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 23.42% 22.20% 24.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 164 90 134
Average daily rate £375 £365 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.73% +21.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £278 £255 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £463 £436 £413
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £330 £338
% change year-on-year
+9.09% -2.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 1 13
Average hourly rate £47.50 £45.00 £50.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.55% -10.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.50 £45.00 £34.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £45.00 £50.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.36 £31.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+5.91% +5.00%

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 20 October 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 20 October 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 39 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 30 (76.92%) SQL
3 29 (74.36%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 24 (61.54%) T-SQL
5 18 (46.15%) Business Intelligence
5 18 (46.15%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 17 (43.59%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 15 (38.46%) ETL
8 13 (33.33%) Data Warehouse
8 13 (33.33%) Finance
9 12 (30.77%) C#
9 12 (30.77%) .NET
10 11 (28.21%) ASP.NET
11 10 (25.64%) OLAP
11 10 (25.64%) Kimball Methodology
12 9 (23.08%) Microsoft Analysis Services
12 9 (23.08%) Dimensional Modelling
12 9 (23.08%) MySQL
13 8 (20.51%) SQL Server 2012
14 7 (17.95%) Microsoft
15 6 (15.38%) Manufacturing
15 6 (15.38%) Migration
16 5 (12.82%) MS Excel
16 5 (12.82%) VB.NET
16 5 (12.82%) JavaScript
16 5 (12.82%) Data Migration
16 5 (12.82%) Marketing
16 5 (12.82%) .NET Framework
16 5 (12.82%) SQL Server 2005
16 5 (12.82%) jQuery

SQL Server 2008
Top Related IT Skills in Bristol by Category

For the 6 months to 20 October 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 (10.26%) SharePoint
2 3 (7.69%) Umbraco
2 3 (7.69%) SharePoint 2010
3 2 (5.13%) CMS
4 1 (2.56%) SharePoint 2013
4 1 (2.56%) LiveCycle
4 1 (2.56%) SAS
4 1 (2.56%) JBoss
4 1 (2.56%) Apache
Applications
1 5 (12.82%) MS Excel
2 2 (5.13%) MS Project
3 1 (2.56%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 4 (10.26%) SAP Oil and Gas
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.56%) SSL
1 1 (2.56%) BIG-IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 39 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 29 (74.36%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 18 (46.15%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 17 (43.59%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 13 (33.33%) Data Warehouse
6 10 (25.64%) OLAP
7 9 (23.08%) MySQL
7 9 (23.08%) Microsoft Analysis Services
8 8 (20.51%) SQL Server 2012
9 5 (12.82%) SQL Server 2005
10 3 (7.69%) Relational Database
10 3 (7.69%) Crystal Reports
11 1 (2.56%) MS Access
11 1 (2.56%) Oracle Database 10g
11 1 (2.56%) SQL Server 2000
11 1 (2.56%) Oracle Database
11 1 (2.56%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 3 (7.69%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (5.13%) Visual Studio
3 1 (2.56%) Introscope
3 1 (2.56%) Oracle APEX
General
1 13 (33.33%) Finance
2 6 (15.38%) Manufacturing
3 5 (12.82%) Marketing
4 4 (10.26%) Electronics
4 4 (10.26%) Telecoms
5 2 (5.13%) Retail
Job Titles
1 29 (74.36%) Developer
2 10 (25.64%) SQL Developer
2 10 (25.64%) Business Intelligence Developer
3 9 (23.08%) Business Developer
4 5 (12.82%) .NET Developer
5 3 (7.69%) C# Developer
5 3 (7.69%) Analyst
5 3 (7.69%) C# .NET Developer
5 3 (7.69%) Database Developer
6 2 (5.13%) Agile .NET Developer
6 2 (5.13%) Agile C# Developer
6 2 (5.13%) VB.NET Developer
6 2 (5.13%) Senior .NET Developer
6 2 (5.13%) SQL Database Developer
6 2 (5.13%) SharePoint Developer
6 2 (5.13%) SQL DBA
6 2 (5.13%) SQL Server Developer
6 2 (5.13%) Consultant
6 2 (5.13%) DBA
6 2 (5.13%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (30.77%) .NET
2 11 (28.21%) ASP.NET
3 5 (12.82%) jQuery
3 5 (12.82%) .NET Framework
4 4 (10.26%) CSS
4 4 (10.26%) Web Services
4 4 (10.26%) HTML
5 3 (7.69%) ADO.NET
5 3 (7.69%) AngularJS
5 3 (7.69%) ASP.NET MVC
5 3 (7.69%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
5 3 (7.69%) LINQ to SQL
5 3 (7.69%) LINQ
6 2 (5.13%) ASP.NET MVC 3
6 2 (5.13%) MDX
6 2 (5.13%) WCF
6 2 (5.13%) Ajax
7 1 (2.56%) Middleware
7 1 (2.56%) ASP.NET MVC 4
7 1 (2.56%) ASP.NET Web Forms
Miscellaneous
1 4 (10.26%) DTV
2 2 (5.13%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (2.56%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 1 (2.56%) Windows
1 1 (2.56%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (46.15%) Business Intelligence
2 15 (38.46%) ETL
3 10 (25.64%) Kimball Methodology
4 9 (23.08%) Dimensional Modelling
5 6 (15.38%) Migration
6 5 (12.82%) Data Migration
7 4 (10.26%) Programme Management
7 4 (10.26%) Agile Software Development
7 4 (10.26%) MVC
7 4 (10.26%) Digital Marketing
8 3 (7.69%) Unit Testing
8 3 (7.69%) Continuous Integration
8 3 (7.69%) Data Analysis
8 3 (7.69%) Scrum
8 3 (7.69%) Pair Programming
9 2 (5.13%) Performance Tuning
10 1 (2.56%) Data Management
10 1 (2.56%) TDD
10 1 (2.56%) Data Cleansing
10 1 (2.56%) V-Model
Programming Languages
1 30 (76.92%) SQL
2 24 (61.54%) T-SQL
3 12 (30.77%) C#
4 5 (12.82%) JavaScript
4 5 (12.82%) VB.NET
5 3 (7.69%) VB
6 2 (5.13%) VBA
6 2 (5.13%) Apex Code
6 2 (5.13%) Java
7 1 (2.56%) PL/SQL
7 1 (2.56%) C++
System Software
1 1 (2.56%) Postfix
Systems Management
1 1 (2.56%) CA Wily
Vendors
1 7 (17.95%) Microsoft
2 4 (10.26%) SAP
3 2 (5.13%) Salesforce.com
4 1 (2.56%) F5
4 1 (2.56%) Oracle
4 1 (2.56%) Adobe
4 1 (2.56%) CA
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