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 April 2016 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.

3 months to
29 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft SQL Server 2008
Rank 58 58 62
Rank change year-on-year
0 +4
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 2008 14 13 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 1.59% 1.48% 1.22%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 8.09% 6.31% 4.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 13 10
Average daily rate £325 £313 £281
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.00% +11.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £289 £271 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £448 £483
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.75 £25.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
-5.00% -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
173 206 223
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 19.66% 23.52% 24.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 137 155 177
Average daily rate £363 £363 £356
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +1.75%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £277 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £438 £450 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.00 £32.10 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+2.80% -8.28%

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
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 April 2016, 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 45 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 36 (80.00%) SQL
3 23 (51.11%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 20 (44.44%) SQL Server 2012
5 19 (42.22%) .NET
6 18 (40.00%) T-SQL
6 18 (40.00%) Microsoft
7 17 (37.78%) C#
8 15 (33.33%) ETL
8 15 (33.33%) SQL Server 2005
9 13 (28.89%) Data Warehouse
10 12 (26.67%) SharePoint
11 11 (24.44%) MS Excel
11 11 (24.44%) Business Intelligence
11 11 (24.44%) ASP.NET
12 10 (22.22%) .NET Framework
12 10 (22.22%) PowerShell
13 9 (20.00%) Migration
14 8 (17.78%) Windows
14 8 (17.78%) Windows Server
15 7 (15.56%) IIS
16 6 (13.33%) Kerberos
16 6 (13.33%) Finance
16 6 (13.33%) MVC
16 6 (13.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
16 6 (13.33%) SQL Server Analysis Services
16 6 (13.33%) Nintex
17 5 (11.11%) Mentoring
17 5 (11.11%) Coaching
17 5 (11.11%) ASP.NET MVC

SQL Server 2008
Top Related IT Skills in Bristol by Category

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, 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 12 (26.67%) SharePoint
2 7 (15.56%) IIS
3 4 (8.89%) SharePoint 2013
4 3 (6.67%) SharePoint 2010
5 2 (4.44%) Umbraco
6 1 (2.22%) CMS
6 1 (2.22%) Exchange Server 2013
6 1 (2.22%) MS Exchange
6 1 (2.22%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 11 (24.44%) MS Excel
2 5 (11.11%) InfoPath
3 1 (2.22%) MS Office
3 1 (2.22%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 4 (8.89%) Payment Gateway
1 4 (8.89%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 5 (11.11%) Office 365
2 4 (8.89%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (8.89%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 6 (13.33%) Kerberos
2 4 (8.89%) Internet
3 3 (6.67%) Intranet
4 1 (2.22%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 45 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 23 (51.11%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 20 (44.44%) SQL Server 2012
4 15 (33.33%) SQL Server 2005
5 13 (28.89%) Data Warehouse
6 6 (13.33%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 6 (13.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 5 (11.11%) SQL Server 2000
7 5 (11.11%) SQL Server 2014
8 3 (6.67%) OLAP
8 3 (6.67%) OLAP Cube
8 3 (6.67%) Oracle Database
8 3 (6.67%) Oracle Database 11g
8 3 (6.67%) Oracle Database 12c
9 2 (4.44%) BusinessObjects
9 2 (4.44%) Crystal Reports
10 1 (2.22%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 4 (8.89%) Cucumber
1 4 (8.89%) Moq
1 4 (8.89%) NUnit
1 4 (8.89%) Rhino Mocks
1 4 (8.89%) SpecFlow
2 3 (6.67%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 6 (13.33%) Finance
2 5 (11.11%) Telecoms
3 4 (8.89%) Banking
3 4 (8.89%) Electronics
3 4 (8.89%) Manufacturing
3 4 (8.89%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 32 (71.11%) Developer
2 19 (42.22%) SQL Developer
3 13 (28.89%) SSIS Developer
4 8 (17.78%) Data Warehouse Developer
5 6 (13.33%) Business Intelligence Developer
5 6 (13.33%) ETL Developer
5 6 (13.33%) SharePoint Developer
5 6 (13.33%) SQL Server Developer
6 5 (11.11%) DBA
6 5 (11.11%) SQL BI Developer
6 5 (11.11%) SQL DBA
6 5 (11.11%) T-SQL Developer
7 4 (8.89%) AWS Engineer
7 4 (8.89%) AWS Software Engineer
7 4 (8.89%) C# Software Engineer
7 4 (8.89%) E-Commerce Engineer
7 4 (8.89%) Software Engineer
8 3 (6.67%) .NET Developer
8 3 (6.67%) Oracle DBA
8 3 (6.67%) SharePoint Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (42.22%) .NET
2 11 (24.44%) ASP.NET
3 10 (22.22%) .NET Framework
4 5 (11.11%) ASP.NET MVC
5 4 (8.89%) ASP.NET MVC 4
5 4 (8.89%) ASP.NET MVC 5
5 4 (8.89%) Gherkin
5 4 (8.89%) MSMQ
5 4 (8.89%) RESTful
5 4 (8.89%) WCF
5 4 (8.89%) Web Services
6 3 (6.67%) Entity Framework
6 3 (6.67%) XML
7 2 (4.44%) CSS
7 2 (4.44%) HTML
7 2 (4.44%) NHibernate
Miscellaneous
1 4 (8.89%) Client/Server
1 4 (8.89%) Data Structures
2 3 (6.67%) Blog
2 3 (6.67%) Management Information System
3 2 (4.44%) Data Centre
4 1 (2.22%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (2.22%) Data Integration
4 1 (2.22%) Digital Media
4 1 (2.22%) NHS
4 1 (2.22%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 8 (17.78%) Windows
1 8 (17.78%) Windows Server
2 1 (2.22%) Windows 7
2 1 (2.22%) Windows Server 2003
2 1 (2.22%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (2.22%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (33.33%) ETL
2 11 (24.44%) Business Intelligence
3 9 (20.00%) Migration
4 6 (13.33%) MVC
5 5 (11.11%) Agile Software Development
5 5 (11.11%) Coaching
5 5 (11.11%) Incident Management
5 5 (11.11%) Mentoring
5 5 (11.11%) Problem Management
5 5 (11.11%) Scrum
5 5 (11.11%) SDLC
6 4 (8.89%) Automated Testing
6 4 (8.89%) BDD
6 4 (8.89%) Digital Marketing
6 4 (8.89%) E-Commerce
6 4 (8.89%) Kanban
6 4 (8.89%) OOP
6 4 (8.89%) Programme Management
6 4 (8.89%) Software Engineering
6 4 (8.89%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 36 (80.00%) SQL
2 18 (40.00%) T-SQL
3 17 (37.78%) C#
4 10 (22.22%) PowerShell
5 5 (11.11%) JavaScript
6 4 (8.89%) Ruby
6 4 (8.89%) VBA
7 1 (2.22%) Java
Qualifications
1 1 (2.22%) Degree
1 1 (2.22%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (8.89%) Data Quality
2 2 (4.44%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 1 (2.22%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (2.22%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (2.22%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 1 (2.22%) DBAmp
1 1 (2.22%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
Vendors
1 18 (40.00%) Microsoft
2 6 (13.33%) Nintex
3 4 (8.89%) SAP
4 3 (6.67%) Oracle
4 3 (6.67%) Teradata
5 1 (2.22%) Altiris
5 1 (2.22%) Citrix
5 1 (2.22%) HP
5 1 (2.22%) Salesforce.com
5 1 (2.22%) Symantec
5 1 (2.22%) VMware
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