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 29 July 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
29 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft SQL Server 2008
Rank 63 43 41
Rank change year-on-year
-20 -2
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 2008 14 24 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 1.56% 3.04% 1.48%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 6.17% 11.94% 6.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 20 3
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£313 £335 £475
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.71% -29.47%
UK excluding London average daily rate £328 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+0.76% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £28.50 £20.00 £26.00
% change year-on-year
+42.50% -23.07%
SQL Server 2008
South West

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
227 201 119
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 25.36% 25.48% 22.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 193 151 78
Average daily rate £375 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £300 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 0
Average hourly rate £170.00 £19.00 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+794.73% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £28.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+5.26% -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 29 July 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 29 July 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 25 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 22 (88.00%) SQL
3 15 (60.00%) T-SQL
3 15 (60.00%) Business Intelligence
3 15 (60.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 14 (56.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 8 (32.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 6 (24.00%) Microsoft
6 6 (24.00%) Data Warehouse
6 6 (24.00%) C#
7 5 (20.00%) .NET
7 5 (20.00%) Migration
7 5 (20.00%) Data Migration
8 4 (16.00%) Finance
8 4 (16.00%) Manufacturing
8 4 (16.00%) NHS
8 4 (16.00%) ASP.NET
9 3 (12.00%) CSS
9 3 (12.00%) Visual Studio
9 3 (12.00%) SAP
9 3 (12.00%) PL/SQL
9 3 (12.00%) DTV
9 3 (12.00%) Programme Management
9 3 (12.00%) SharePoint
9 3 (12.00%) Electronics
9 3 (12.00%) Telecoms
9 3 (12.00%) Marketing
9 3 (12.00%) Digital Marketing
9 3 (12.00%) Team Foundation Server
9 3 (12.00%) Agile Software Development

SQL Server 2008
Top Related IT Skills in Bristol by Category

For the 6 months to 29 July 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 (12.00%) SharePoint
2 2 (8.00%) IIS
3 1 (4.00%) MS Exchange
3 1 (4.00%) SAS
3 1 (4.00%) SharePoint Server
3 1 (4.00%) MS Project Server
3 1 (4.00%) LiveCycle
3 1 (4.00%) Lync
3 1 (4.00%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 2 (8.00%) MS Project
1 2 (8.00%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (12.00%) SAP Oil and Gas
Communications & Networking
1 1 (4.00%) DHCP
1 1 (4.00%) DNS
1 1 (4.00%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 25 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 15 (60.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 14 (56.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 8 (32.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 6 (24.00%) Data Warehouse
6 3 (12.00%) SQL Server 2012
7 2 (8.00%) SQL Server 2005
8 1 (4.00%) OLAP
8 1 (4.00%) MS Access
8 1 (4.00%) Oracle Database 10g
8 1 (4.00%) SQL Server 2000
8 1 (4.00%) Microsoft Analysis Services
8 1 (4.00%) Oracle Database
8 1 (4.00%) Relational Database
8 1 (4.00%) OLAP Cube
8 1 (4.00%) Business Intelligence Development Studio
8 1 (4.00%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 3 (12.00%) Visual Studio
1 3 (12.00%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (4.00%) Oracle APEX
General
1 4 (16.00%) Finance
1 4 (16.00%) Manufacturing
2 3 (12.00%) Marketing
2 3 (12.00%) Electronics
2 3 (12.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 16 (64.00%) Developer
2 9 (36.00%) SQL Developer
3 3 (12.00%) SQL DBA
3 3 (12.00%) Analyst
3 3 (12.00%) DBA
3 3 (12.00%) Report Developer
4 2 (8.00%) C# ASP.NET Developer
4 2 (8.00%) Tester
4 2 (8.00%) C# .NET Developer
4 2 (8.00%) Business Intelligence Developer
4 2 (8.00%) .NET Developer
4 2 (8.00%) C# Developer
4 2 (8.00%) SQL Server DBA
5 1 (4.00%) Business Consultant
5 1 (4.00%) ASP.NET Developer
5 1 (4.00%) Database Developer
5 1 (4.00%) SQL Server Developer
5 1 (4.00%) Business Intelligence Analyst
5 1 (4.00%) Analyst Programmer
5 1 (4.00%) Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (20.00%) .NET
2 4 (16.00%) ASP.NET
3 3 (12.00%) CSS
3 3 (12.00%) ASP.NET MVC
4 2 (8.00%) REST
4 2 (8.00%) HTML
4 2 (8.00%) SOAP
4 2 (8.00%) Web Services
4 2 (8.00%) XML
4 2 (8.00%) .NET Framework
4 2 (8.00%) MDX
5 1 (4.00%) jQuery
5 1 (4.00%) ASP.NET MVC 3
5 1 (4.00%) AngularJS
Miscellaneous
1 4 (16.00%) NHS
2 3 (12.00%) DTV
2 3 (12.00%) Visualisation
3 2 (8.00%) Replication
4 1 (4.00%) Clustering
4 1 (4.00%) Management Information System
4 1 (4.00%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 1 (4.00%) Windows
1 1 (4.00%) Linux
1 1 (4.00%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (60.00%) Business Intelligence
2 5 (20.00%) Migration
2 5 (20.00%) Data Migration
3 3 (12.00%) Digital Marketing
3 3 (12.00%) Programme Management
3 3 (12.00%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (12.00%) TDD
3 3 (12.00%) Data Visualisation
3 3 (12.00%) Kimball Methodology
4 2 (8.00%) Performance Tuning
4 2 (8.00%) ETL
4 2 (8.00%) BDD
4 2 (8.00%) MVC
4 2 (8.00%) Unit Testing
4 2 (8.00%) Scrum
5 1 (4.00%) V-Model
5 1 (4.00%) Database Tuning
5 1 (4.00%) Open Source
5 1 (4.00%) Waterfall
5 1 (4.00%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 22 (88.00%) SQL
2 15 (60.00%) T-SQL
3 6 (24.00%) C#
4 3 (12.00%) PL/SQL
5 2 (8.00%) JavaScript
6 1 (4.00%) Java
6 1 (4.00%) VB.NET
6 1 (4.00%) VBA
Qualifications
1 2 (8.00%) SC Cleared
1 2 (8.00%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 1 (4.00%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 6 (24.00%) Microsoft
2 3 (12.00%) SAP
3 1 (4.00%) Oracle
3 1 (4.00%) Adobe
3 1 (4.00%) Tableau
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