The first table below looks at the demand 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 30 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Database & Business Intelligence category for the Bristol region.

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
30 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft SQL Server 2008
Rank 45 42 38
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -4
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 2008 23 8 26
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 2.89% 1.47% 3.06%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 11.86% 6.67% 16.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 3 6
Average daily rate
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£335 £475 £299
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-29.47% +58.99%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £323 £385 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £475 £360
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £325 £325
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 8
Average hourly rate - - £43.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £26.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-23.07% -25.71%
Database & Business Intelligence Category
Bristol
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Database & Business Intelligence category
194 120 162
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 24.34% 21.98% 19.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 145 75 84
Average daily rate £350 £350 £345
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +1.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £305 £250 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £475 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 11
Average hourly rate £19.00 - £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £28.50 £30.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-5.00% -
SQL Server 2008
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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 30 July 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 30 July 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 36 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 30 (83.33%) SQL
3 27 (75.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 25 (69.44%) T-SQL
5 17 (47.22%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 15 (41.67%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 15 (41.67%) Business Intelligence
7 12 (33.33%) Finance
8 11 (30.56%) ETL
9 10 (27.78%) C#
10 9 (25.00%) .NET
11 8 (22.22%) Microsoft Analysis Services
11 8 (22.22%) MySQL
11 8 (22.22%) Data Warehouse
11 8 (22.22%) SQL Server 2012
11 8 (22.22%) Kimball Methodology
12 7 (19.44%) ASP.NET
12 7 (19.44%) OLAP
12 7 (19.44%) .NET Framework
12 7 (19.44%) Dimensional Modelling
13 5 (13.89%) Migration
14 4 (11.11%) Manufacturing
14 4 (11.11%) JavaScript
14 4 (11.11%) VB.NET
14 4 (11.11%) Microsoft
14 4 (11.11%) Data Migration
14 4 (11.11%) SQL Server 2005
15 3 (8.33%) Marketing
15 3 (8.33%) LINQ
15 3 (8.33%) jQuery

SQL Server 2008
Top Related IT Skills in Bristol by Category

For the 6 months to 30 July 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 2 (5.56%) SharePoint 2013
1 2 (5.56%) SharePoint 2010
1 2 (5.56%) SharePoint
2 1 (2.78%) WebSphere
2 1 (2.78%) Umbraco
2 1 (2.78%) BizTalk Server
2 1 (2.78%) SAS
2 1 (2.78%) WebLogic
2 1 (2.78%) IIS
2 1 (2.78%) LiveLink
2 1 (2.78%) Oracle Service Bus
Applications
1 2 (5.56%) MS Excel
2 1 (2.78%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 2 (5.56%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (2.78%) Oracle BPM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 36 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 27 (75.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 17 (47.22%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 15 (41.67%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 8 (22.22%) Microsoft Analysis Services
5 8 (22.22%) MySQL
5 8 (22.22%) Data Warehouse
5 8 (22.22%) SQL Server 2012
6 7 (19.44%) OLAP
7 4 (11.11%) SQL Server 2005
8 3 (8.33%) Crystal Reports
9 2 (5.56%) Oracle Database
9 2 (5.56%) Relational Database
10 1 (2.78%) Oracle Database 11g
10 1 (2.78%) SQL Server 2000
10 1 (2.78%) RDBMS
10 1 (2.78%) Oracle Database 12c
Development Applications
1 3 (8.33%) Team Foundation Server
1 3 (8.33%) Visual Studio
2 1 (2.78%) NUnit
2 1 (2.78%) Subversion
2 1 (2.78%) Git (software)
2 1 (2.78%) Mercurial
2 1 (2.78%) MSTest
2 1 (2.78%) Rhino Mocks
2 1 (2.78%) Moq
2 1 (2.78%) xUnit.net
General
1 12 (33.33%) Finance
2 4 (11.11%) Manufacturing
3 3 (8.33%) Marketing
4 2 (5.56%) Electronics
4 2 (5.56%) Telecoms
4 2 (5.56%) Retail
5 1 (2.78%) Banking
5 1 (2.78%) Legal
Job Titles
1 24 (66.67%) Developer
2 9 (25.00%) SQL Developer
3 7 (19.44%) Business Developer
3 7 (19.44%) Business Intelligence Developer
4 5 (13.89%) DBA
5 4 (11.11%) .NET Developer
5 4 (11.11%) SQL DBA
6 3 (8.33%) Database Developer
6 3 (8.33%) SQL Server DBA
6 3 (8.33%) Senior Developer
6 3 (8.33%) Analyst
7 2 (5.56%) Consultant
7 2 (5.56%) VB.NET Developer
7 2 (5.56%) C# Developer
7 2 (5.56%) SQL Database Developer
7 2 (5.56%) SQL Server Developer
7 2 (5.56%) Senior .NET Developer
8 1 (2.78%) Senior VB.NET Developer
8 1 (2.78%) ETL Consultant
8 1 (2.78%) MI Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (25.00%) .NET
2 7 (19.44%) ASP.NET
2 7 (19.44%) .NET Framework
3 3 (8.33%) LINQ
3 3 (8.33%) jQuery
3 3 (8.33%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
3 3 (8.33%) LINQ to SQL
3 3 (8.33%) CSS
3 3 (8.33%) Web Services
3 3 (8.33%) ADO.NET
3 3 (8.33%) HTML
4 2 (5.56%) ASP.NET MVC
4 2 (5.56%) AngularJS
4 2 (5.56%) Ajax
5 1 (2.78%) MDX
5 1 (2.78%) YUI
5 1 (2.78%) Spring.NET
5 1 (2.78%) Oracle Fusion
5 1 (2.78%) Castle Windsor
5 1 (2.78%) Ninject
Miscellaneous
1 2 (5.56%) Clustering
1 2 (5.56%) DTV
1 2 (5.56%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 1 (2.78%) Windows
1 1 (2.78%) HPUX
1 1 (2.78%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (41.67%) Business Intelligence
2 11 (30.56%) ETL
3 8 (22.22%) Kimball Methodology
4 7 (19.44%) Dimensional Modelling
5 5 (13.89%) Migration
6 4 (11.11%) Data Migration
7 3 (8.33%) Performance Tuning
8 2 (5.56%) MVC
8 2 (5.56%) Programme Management
8 2 (5.56%) Continuous Integration
8 2 (5.56%) Digital Marketing
8 2 (5.56%) Data Analysis
9 1 (2.78%) Agile Software Development
9 1 (2.78%) TDD
9 1 (2.78%) Pair Programming
9 1 (2.78%) Data Management
9 1 (2.78%) BPEL
9 1 (2.78%) Unit Testing
9 1 (2.78%) Domain-Driven Design
9 1 (2.78%) Scrum-ban
Programming Languages
1 30 (83.33%) SQL
2 25 (69.44%) T-SQL
3 10 (27.78%) C#
4 4 (11.11%) JavaScript
4 4 (11.11%) VB.NET
5 3 (8.33%) VBA
5 3 (8.33%) VB
6 2 (5.56%) Apex Code
7 1 (2.78%) C++
Qualifications
1 1 (2.78%) SC Cleared
1 1 (2.78%) Security Cleared
1 1 (2.78%) OCP
1 1 (2.78%) OCA
1 1 (2.78%) Oracle Certification
System Software
1 1 (2.78%) Oracle RAC
1 1 (2.78%) Oracle RMAN
Vendors
1 4 (11.11%) Microsoft
2 2 (5.56%) Salesforce.com
2 2 (5.56%) SAP
2 2 (5.56%) Oracle
3 1 (2.78%) HP
3 1 (2.78%) Open Text
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