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 4 March 2015 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
4 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft SQL Server 2008
Rank 46 31 37
Rank change year-on-year
-15 +6
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 2008 25 35 19
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 2.90% 4.05% 2.89%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 10.25% 17.24% 10.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 34 16
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£375 £288 £298
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+30.43% -3.36%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £315 £225 £233
10% offered a daily rate of more than £495 £371 £325
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £313
% change year-on-year
+7.69% +4.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £28.69 £32.50 £26.50
% change year-on-year
-11.72% +22.64%
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
244 203 173
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 28.31% 23.47% 26.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 193 153 109
Average daily rate £375 £325 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.38% +4.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £225 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £406 £419
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 3
Average hourly rate £47.50 £50.50 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.94% +124.44%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £31.50 £28.00
% change year-on-year
+11.11% +12.50%

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 4 March 2015.

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 4 March 2015, 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 46 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 32 (69.57%) SQL
3 30 (65.22%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 20 (43.48%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 18 (39.13%) Business Intelligence
6 16 (34.78%) Microsoft
7 14 (30.43%) Data Warehouse
7 14 (30.43%) T-SQL
7 14 (30.43%) C#
7 14 (30.43%) SQL Server 2012
8 13 (28.26%) .NET
9 11 (23.91%) ETL
10 10 (21.74%) Oracle
10 10 (21.74%) ASP.NET
10 10 (21.74%) SQL Server 2005
11 8 (17.39%) MySQL
11 8 (17.39%) OLAP
11 8 (17.39%) SQL Server 2000
12 7 (15.22%) MVC
12 7 (15.22%) Migration
12 7 (15.22%) VB.NET
12 7 (15.22%) SQL Server Analysis Services
13 6 (13.04%) Data Migration
13 6 (13.04%) ASP.NET MVC
13 6 (13.04%) Agile Software Development
13 6 (13.04%) HTML
13 6 (13.04%) Visual Studio
13 6 (13.04%) OLAP Cube
14 5 (10.87%) ASP.NET MVC 3
14 5 (10.87%) Scrum

SQL Server 2008
Top Related IT Skills in Bristol by Category

For the 6 months to 4 March 2015, 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 (6.52%) SharePoint
1 3 (6.52%) Umbraco
1 3 (6.52%) LiveCycle
2 2 (4.35%) CMS
3 1 (2.17%) SharePoint 2013
3 1 (2.17%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 4 (8.70%) MS Excel
2 3 (6.52%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 2 (4.35%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (2.17%) Dynamics CRM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 46 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 30 (65.22%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 20 (43.48%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 14 (30.43%) Data Warehouse
4 14 (30.43%) SQL Server 2012
5 10 (21.74%) SQL Server 2005
6 8 (17.39%) MySQL
6 8 (17.39%) OLAP
6 8 (17.39%) SQL Server 2000
7 7 (15.22%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 6 (13.04%) OLAP Cube
9 5 (10.87%) Oracle OLAP
10 4 (8.70%) DTS
10 4 (8.70%) MS Access
10 4 (8.70%) Oracle Database 10g
10 4 (8.70%) Oracle Database
11 3 (6.52%) Relational Database
12 1 (2.17%) Business Intelligence Development Studio
12 1 (2.17%) DB2
12 1 (2.17%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 6 (13.04%) Visual Studio
2 3 (6.52%) Team Foundation Server
2 3 (6.52%) Oracle APEX
3 2 (4.35%) Git (software)
3 2 (4.35%) Jenkins
4 1 (2.17%) Log4Net
General
1 3 (6.52%) Finance
2 2 (4.35%) Marketing
2 2 (4.35%) Electronics
2 2 (4.35%) Telecoms
2 2 (4.35%) Manufacturing
2 2 (4.35%) Advertising
3 1 (2.17%) Legal
Job Titles
1 27 (58.70%) Developer
2 12 (26.09%) DBA
2 12 (26.09%) SQL DBA
3 11 (23.91%) SQL Developer
4 6 (13.04%) .NET Developer
4 6 (13.04%) Analyst
4 6 (13.04%) Administrator
5 5 (10.87%) C# Developer
5 5 (10.87%) C# .NET Developer
6 4 (8.70%) SQL Server DBA
7 3 (6.52%) Analyst Programmer
7 3 (6.52%) Programmer
7 3 (6.52%) Business Analyst
7 3 (6.52%) Business Intelligence Developer
8 2 (4.35%) C# ASP.NET Developer
8 2 (4.35%) Agile .NET Developer
8 2 (4.35%) Agile C# Developer
8 2 (4.35%) Microsoft Developer
8 2 (4.35%) SharePoint Developer
9 1 (2.17%) VB Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (28.26%) .NET
2 10 (21.74%) ASP.NET
3 6 (13.04%) ASP.NET MVC
3 6 (13.04%) HTML
4 5 (10.87%) ASP.NET MVC 3
5 4 (8.70%) CSS
6 3 (6.52%) Web Services
6 3 (6.52%) WCF
6 3 (6.52%) jQuery
7 2 (4.35%) Dojo
7 2 (4.35%) RESTful
7 2 (4.35%) XML
7 2 (4.35%) AngularJS
8 1 (2.17%) Unity DI Container
8 1 (2.17%) ASP.NET Web API
8 1 (2.17%) ASP.NET MVC 4
8 1 (2.17%) .NET Framework
8 1 (2.17%) MDX
8 1 (2.17%) Ajax
8 1 (2.17%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 4 (8.70%) Management Information System
2 3 (6.52%) Open Source
3 2 (4.35%) DTV
4 1 (2.17%) Replication
4 1 (2.17%) Clustering
4 1 (2.17%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 5 (10.87%) Windows
2 1 (2.17%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (39.13%) Business Intelligence
2 11 (23.91%) ETL
3 7 (15.22%) MVC
3 7 (15.22%) Migration
4 6 (13.04%) Data Migration
4 6 (13.04%) Agile Software Development
5 5 (10.87%) Scrum
6 4 (8.70%) Data Analysis
6 4 (8.70%) Business Analysis
7 3 (6.52%) Performance Tuning
7 3 (6.52%) Kimball Methodology
7 3 (6.52%) Stakeholder Management
7 3 (6.52%) Data Modelling
7 3 (6.52%) TDD
7 3 (6.52%) Waterfall
7 3 (6.52%) V-Model
8 2 (4.35%) Unit Testing
8 2 (4.35%) Continuous Integration
8 2 (4.35%) Digital Marketing
8 2 (4.35%) Pair Programming
Programming Languages
1 32 (69.57%) SQL
2 14 (30.43%) T-SQL
2 14 (30.43%) C#
3 7 (15.22%) VB.NET
4 5 (10.87%) JavaScript
5 4 (8.70%) PL/SQL
5 4 (8.70%) Java
6 2 (4.35%) VB6
6 2 (4.35%) VBA
6 2 (4.35%) VB
7 1 (2.17%) R
Qualifications
1 4 (8.70%) MCITP
1 4 (8.70%) MCDBA
1 4 (8.70%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (4.35%) Security Cleared
3 1 (2.17%) SC Cleared
Vendors
1 16 (34.78%) Microsoft
2 10 (21.74%) Oracle
3 4 (8.70%) Red Gate
4 3 (6.52%) Adobe
5 2 (4.35%) SAP
6 1 (2.17%) Tableau
6 1 (2.17%) Siebel
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