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 26 September 2016 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
26 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft SQL Server 2008
Rank 64 50 61
Rank change year-on-year
-14 +11
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 2008 7 23 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 0.77% 2.62% 1.50%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 4.02% 10.41% 6.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 21 13
Median daily rate £375 £325 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.38% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £320 £250 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £383 £400 £375
UK excluding London median daily rate £343 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
-2.14% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £29.50 £19.71
% change year-on-year
+44.06% +49.70%
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
174 221 231
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 19.14% 25.20% 24.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 126 192 168
Median daily rate £375 £390 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.84% +4.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £288 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 5
Median hourly rate £42.50 £100.00 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-57.50% +344.44%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.07 £33.55 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+7.51% +49.11%

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
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 26 September 2016, 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 19 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 13 (68.42%) SQL
3 12 (63.16%) .NET
4 11 (57.89%) C#
5 10 (52.63%) ASP.NET
6 8 (42.11%) HTML
6 8 (42.11%) MVC
7 7 (36.84%) JavaScript
8 6 (31.58%) Agile Software Development
8 6 (31.58%) Ajax
8 6 (31.58%) SQL Server 2005
9 5 (26.32%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 5 (26.32%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 5 (26.32%) ASP.NET MVC
9 5 (26.32%) TDD
9 5 (26.32%) CSS
9 5 (26.32%) Microsoft
10 4 (21.05%) SQL Server 2000
10 4 (21.05%) Business Intelligence
10 4 (21.05%) T-SQL
10 4 (21.05%) SQL Server 2012
10 4 (21.05%) jQuery
10 4 (21.05%) WCF
11 3 (15.79%) .NET Framework
11 3 (15.79%) Continuous Integration
11 3 (15.79%) LINQ
11 3 (15.79%) ASP.NET MVC 3
11 3 (15.79%) HTML5
11 3 (15.79%) Team Foundation Server
11 3 (15.79%) PowerShell

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 3 (15.79%) SharePoint
2 2 (10.53%) IIS
2 2 (10.53%) Umbraco
3 1 (5.26%) CMS
3 1 (5.26%) SharePoint 2010
3 1 (5.26%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 2 (10.53%) InfoPath
1 2 (10.53%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (5.26%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 2 (10.53%) Microsoft Azure
1 2 (10.53%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (10.53%) Kerberos
2 1 (5.26%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 6 (31.58%) SQL Server 2005
3 5 (26.32%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 5 (26.32%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 4 (21.05%) SQL Server 2000
4 4 (21.05%) SQL Server 2012
5 3 (15.79%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 2 (10.53%) Data Warehouse
6 2 (10.53%) Oracle Database
6 2 (10.53%) Oracle Database 11g
6 2 (10.53%) Oracle Database 12c
6 2 (10.53%) SQL Server 2016
7 1 (5.26%) OLAP
7 1 (5.26%) OLAP Cube
Development Applications
1 3 (15.79%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (10.53%) Subversion
3 1 (5.26%) Git (software)
3 1 (5.26%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
3 1 (5.26%) TeamCity
General
1 3 (15.79%) Finance
2 2 (10.53%) Telecoms
3 1 (5.26%) Banking
3 1 (5.26%) Electronics
3 1 (5.26%) Manufacturing
3 1 (5.26%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 13 (68.42%) Developer
2 8 (42.11%) .NET Developer
3 4 (21.05%) ASP.NET Developer
3 4 (21.05%) DBA
3 4 (21.05%) SQL DBA
4 3 (15.79%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
4 3 (15.79%) SQL Developer
5 2 (10.53%) Consultant
5 2 (10.53%) ETL Developer
5 2 (10.53%) HTML Developer
5 2 (10.53%) Senior DBA
5 2 (10.53%) Senior SQL DBA
5 2 (10.53%) SharePoint Consultant
5 2 (10.53%) SQL Server Developer
5 2 (10.53%) SSIS Developer
6 1 (5.26%) C# Developer
6 1 (5.26%) Oracle DBA
6 1 (5.26%) Senior Oracle DBA
6 1 (5.26%) SharePoint Developer
6 1 (5.26%) SQL Server DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (63.16%) .NET
2 10 (52.63%) ASP.NET
3 8 (42.11%) HTML
4 6 (31.58%) Ajax
5 5 (26.32%) ASP.NET MVC
5 5 (26.32%) CSS
6 4 (21.05%) jQuery
6 4 (21.05%) WCF
7 3 (15.79%) .NET Framework
7 3 (15.79%) ASP.NET MVC 3
7 3 (15.79%) HTML5
7 3 (15.79%) Kendo UI
7 3 (15.79%) LINQ
7 3 (15.79%) NHibernate
8 2 (10.53%) JSON
8 2 (10.53%) Twitter Bootstrap
9 1 (5.26%) Entity Framework
9 1 (5.26%) KnockoutJS
9 1 (5.26%) Razor View Engine
9 1 (5.26%) Sass
Miscellaneous
1 1 (5.26%) Blog
1 1 (5.26%) Data Centre
1 1 (5.26%) Digital Media
1 1 (5.26%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 2 (10.53%) Windows
1 2 (10.53%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (42.11%) MVC
2 6 (31.58%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (26.32%) TDD
4 4 (21.05%) Business Intelligence
5 3 (15.79%) Continuous Integration
6 2 (10.53%) Analytics
6 2 (10.53%) BDD
6 2 (10.53%) Coaching
6 2 (10.53%) ETL
6 2 (10.53%) ETL Development
6 2 (10.53%) Incident Management
6 2 (10.53%) Mentoring
6 2 (10.53%) Migration
6 2 (10.53%) OO
6 2 (10.53%) Portfolio Management
6 2 (10.53%) Problem Management
6 2 (10.53%) SDLC
6 2 (10.53%) Web Development
7 1 (5.26%) Automated Testing
7 1 (5.26%) Programme Management
Programming Languages
1 13 (68.42%) SQL
2 11 (57.89%) C#
3 7 (36.84%) JavaScript
4 4 (21.05%) T-SQL
5 3 (15.79%) PowerShell
6 1 (5.26%) VBA
Qualifications
1 1 (5.26%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (10.53%) Sarbanes-Oxley
Vendors
1 5 (26.32%) Microsoft
2 3 (15.79%) Telerik
3 2 (10.53%) Nintex
3 2 (10.53%) Oracle
4 1 (5.26%) SAP
4 1 (5.26%) Teradata