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 24 May 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
24 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft SQL Server 2008
Rank 51 54 60
Rank change year-on-year
+3 +6
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 2008 18 13 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 2.17% 1.49% 1.42%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 11.84% 6.81% 5.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 13 9
Median daily rate £331 £300 £335
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.41% -10.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £294 £266 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £388 £415
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £325 £330
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -1.51%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £26.00 £21.00 £27.25
% change year-on-year
+23.80% -22.93%
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
152 191 218
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 18.34% 21.90% 25.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 115 145 172
Median daily rate £350 £375 £369
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% +1.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £425 £480
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £370 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.72% +5.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £34.00 £25.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+36.00% -23.07%

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 24 May 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 37 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 32 (86.49%) SQL
3 17 (45.95%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 15 (40.54%) .NET
4 15 (40.54%) SQL Server 2005
5 14 (37.84%) SQL Server 2012
5 14 (37.84%) T-SQL
6 13 (35.14%) C#
6 13 (35.14%) Microsoft
7 11 (29.73%) SharePoint
7 11 (29.73%) MS Excel
8 10 (27.03%) PowerShell
9 9 (24.32%) Business Intelligence
10 8 (21.62%) ETL
10 8 (21.62%) ASP.NET
10 8 (21.62%) Windows
10 8 (21.62%) Migration
10 8 (21.62%) .NET Framework
10 8 (21.62%) Windows Server
11 7 (18.92%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 7 (18.92%) IIS
11 7 (18.92%) Data Warehouse
12 6 (16.22%) Kerberos
12 6 (16.22%) Finance
12 6 (16.22%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 6 (16.22%) Nintex
13 5 (13.51%) Mentoring
13 5 (13.51%) Coaching
13 5 (13.51%) Office 365
13 5 (13.51%) SDLC

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 11 (29.73%) SharePoint
2 7 (18.92%) IIS
3 4 (10.81%) SharePoint 2013
4 3 (8.11%) SharePoint 2010
4 3 (8.11%) Umbraco
5 1 (2.70%) CMS
5 1 (2.70%) Exchange Server 2013
5 1 (2.70%) MS Exchange
5 1 (2.70%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 11 (29.73%) MS Excel
2 5 (13.51%) InfoPath
3 1 (2.70%) MS Office
3 1 (2.70%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 4 (10.81%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 5 (13.51%) Office 365
2 1 (2.70%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 6 (16.22%) Kerberos
2 3 (8.11%) Intranet
3 1 (2.70%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 37 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 17 (45.95%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 15 (40.54%) SQL Server 2005
4 14 (37.84%) SQL Server 2012
5 7 (18.92%) Data Warehouse
5 7 (18.92%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 6 (16.22%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 5 (13.51%) SQL Server 2000
8 3 (8.11%) OLAP
8 3 (8.11%) OLAP Cube
8 3 (8.11%) Oracle Database
8 3 (8.11%) Oracle Database 11g
8 3 (8.11%) Oracle Database 12c
9 2 (5.41%) BusinessObjects
9 2 (5.41%) Crystal Reports
10 1 (2.70%) QlikView
10 1 (2.70%) SQL Server 2014
10 1 (2.70%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 4 (10.81%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
2 1 (2.70%) Subversion
General
1 6 (16.22%) Finance
2 5 (13.51%) Telecoms
3 4 (10.81%) Banking
3 4 (10.81%) Electronics
3 4 (10.81%) Manufacturing
3 4 (10.81%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 27 (72.97%) Developer
2 16 (43.24%) SQL Developer
3 8 (21.62%) SSIS Developer
4 6 (16.22%) Data Warehouse Developer
4 6 (16.22%) DBA
4 6 (16.22%) SharePoint Developer
4 6 (16.22%) SQL DBA
5 5 (13.51%) .NET Developer
5 5 (13.51%) SQL Server Developer
5 5 (13.51%) T-SQL Developer
6 3 (8.11%) Administrator
6 3 (8.11%) Analyst
6 3 (8.11%) Business Intelligence Developer
6 3 (8.11%) Consultant
6 3 (8.11%) Oracle DBA
6 3 (8.11%) SharePoint Consultant
6 3 (8.11%) SQL BI Developer
7 2 (5.41%) Business Intelligence Analyst
7 2 (5.41%) Developer Analyst
7 2 (5.41%) Senior SQL DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (40.54%) .NET
2 8 (21.62%) .NET Framework
2 8 (21.62%) ASP.NET
3 4 (10.81%) CSS
3 4 (10.81%) HTML
4 1 (2.70%) Ajax
4 1 (2.70%) ASP.NET MVC
4 1 (2.70%) Entity Framework
4 1 (2.70%) JSON
4 1 (2.70%) Twitter Bootstrap
4 1 (2.70%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 3 (8.11%) Blog
1 3 (8.11%) Management Information System
2 2 (5.41%) Data Centre
3 1 (2.70%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (2.70%) Data Structures
3 1 (2.70%) Digital Media
3 1 (2.70%) NHS
3 1 (2.70%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 8 (21.62%) Windows
1 8 (21.62%) Windows Server
2 1 (2.70%) Windows 7
2 1 (2.70%) Windows Server 2003
2 1 (2.70%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (2.70%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (24.32%) Business Intelligence
2 8 (21.62%) ETL
2 8 (21.62%) Migration
3 5 (13.51%) Coaching
3 5 (13.51%) Incident Management
3 5 (13.51%) Mentoring
3 5 (13.51%) Problem Management
3 5 (13.51%) SDLC
4 4 (10.81%) Digital Marketing
4 4 (10.81%) MVC
4 4 (10.81%) Programme Management
5 3 (8.11%) Document Management
5 3 (8.11%) Kimball Methodology
6 2 (5.41%) Agile Software Development
6 2 (5.41%) Data Migration
6 2 (5.41%) ETL Development
6 2 (5.41%) Performance Optimisation
7 1 (2.70%) Cutover Planning
7 1 (2.70%) Operational Acceptance Testing
7 1 (2.70%) Patch Management
Programming Languages
1 32 (86.49%) SQL
2 14 (37.84%) T-SQL
3 13 (35.14%) C#
4 10 (27.03%) PowerShell
5 4 (10.81%) VBA
6 2 (5.41%) JavaScript
7 1 (2.70%) Java
Qualifications
1 1 (2.70%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (5.41%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 1 (2.70%) Data Quality
2 1 (2.70%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (2.70%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (2.70%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 1 (2.70%) DBAmp
1 1 (2.70%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
Vendors
1 13 (35.14%) Microsoft
2 6 (16.22%) Nintex
3 4 (10.81%) SAP
4 3 (8.11%) Oracle
4 3 (8.11%) Teradata
5 1 (2.70%) Altiris
5 1 (2.70%) Citrix
5 1 (2.70%) HP
5 1 (2.70%) Salesforce.com
5 1 (2.70%) Symantec
5 1 (2.70%) VMware
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