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 September 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 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft SQL Server 2008
Rank 60 52 44
Rank change year-on-year
-8 -8
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 2008 15 18 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 1.62% 2.09% 1.45%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 6.44% 8.61% 6.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 18 4
Average daily rate
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£325 £325 £370
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -12.16%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £296 £363
10% offered a daily rate of more than £368 £383 £445
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.84% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £29.00 £20.00 £30.50
% change year-on-year
+45.00% -34.42%
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
233 209 138
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 25.13% 24.22% 22.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 201 160 86
Average daily rate £375 £350 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -3.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £300 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 1
Average hourly rate £170.00 £19.00 £45.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+794.73% -57.77%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.55 £31.80 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+5.51% -2.16%

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 4 September 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 26 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 23 (88.46%) SQL
3 17 (65.38%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 17 (65.38%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 16 (61.54%) Business Intelligence
5 15 (57.69%) T-SQL
6 9 (34.62%) Data Warehouse
6 9 (34.62%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 7 (26.92%) Microsoft
8 6 (23.08%) ETL
9 5 (19.23%) C#
9 5 (19.23%) .NET
10 4 (15.38%) SQL Server 2012
10 4 (15.38%) Kimball Methodology
10 4 (15.38%) ASP.NET
10 4 (15.38%) NHS
11 3 (11.54%) Replication
11 3 (11.54%) SharePoint
11 3 (11.54%) Finance
11 3 (11.54%) Manufacturing
11 3 (11.54%) Migration
11 3 (11.54%) CSS
11 3 (11.54%) Visual Studio
11 3 (11.54%) PL/SQL
11 3 (11.54%) Performance Tuning
11 3 (11.54%) Data Structures
11 3 (11.54%) ASP.NET MVC
11 3 (11.54%) Data Visualisation
11 3 (11.54%) SQL Server 2005
11 3 (11.54%) TDD

SQL Server 2008
Top Related IT Skills in Bristol by Category

For the 6 months to 4 September 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 (11.54%) SharePoint
2 2 (7.69%) IIS
3 1 (3.85%) MS Exchange
3 1 (3.85%) SAS
3 1 (3.85%) SharePoint Server
3 1 (3.85%) MS Project Server
3 1 (3.85%) LiveCycle
3 1 (3.85%) Lync
3 1 (3.85%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 2 (7.69%) MS Project
1 2 (7.69%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (7.69%) SAP Oil and Gas
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.85%) DHCP
1 1 (3.85%) DNS
1 1 (3.85%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 26 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 17 (65.38%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 17 (65.38%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 9 (34.62%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 9 (34.62%) Data Warehouse
4 4 (15.38%) SQL Server 2012
5 3 (11.54%) SQL Server 2005
6 1 (3.85%) OLAP
6 1 (3.85%) MS Access
6 1 (3.85%) Oracle Database 10g
6 1 (3.85%) SQL Server 2000
6 1 (3.85%) Microsoft Analysis Services
6 1 (3.85%) Oracle Database
6 1 (3.85%) Relational Database
6 1 (3.85%) OLAP Cube
6 1 (3.85%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 3 (11.54%) Visual Studio
1 3 (11.54%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (3.85%) Oracle APEX
General
1 3 (11.54%) Finance
1 3 (11.54%) Manufacturing
2 2 (7.69%) Marketing
2 2 (7.69%) Electronics
2 2 (7.69%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 17 (65.38%) Developer
2 11 (42.31%) SQL Developer
3 5 (19.23%) Business Intelligence Developer
4 3 (11.54%) SQL DBA
4 3 (11.54%) Analyst
4 3 (11.54%) DBA
5 2 (7.69%) .NET Developer
5 2 (7.69%) C# Developer
5 2 (7.69%) SQL Server DBA
5 2 (7.69%) Report Developer
5 2 (7.69%) C# ASP.NET Developer
5 2 (7.69%) Tester
5 2 (7.69%) C# .NET Developer
6 1 (3.85%) AWS Developer
6 1 (3.85%) Business Analyst
6 1 (3.85%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
6 1 (3.85%) Business Consultant
6 1 (3.85%) ASP.NET Developer
6 1 (3.85%) SQL Server Developer
6 1 (3.85%) Business Intelligence Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (19.23%) .NET
2 4 (15.38%) ASP.NET
3 3 (11.54%) CSS
3 3 (11.54%) ASP.NET MVC
4 2 (7.69%) REST
4 2 (7.69%) HTML
4 2 (7.69%) SOAP
4 2 (7.69%) Web Services
4 2 (7.69%) XML
4 2 (7.69%) .NET Framework
4 2 (7.69%) MDX
5 1 (3.85%) jQuery
5 1 (3.85%) ASP.NET MVC 3
5 1 (3.85%) AngularJS
Miscellaneous
1 4 (15.38%) NHS
2 3 (11.54%) Replication
2 3 (11.54%) Visualisation
2 3 (11.54%) Data Structures
3 2 (7.69%) DTV
4 1 (3.85%) Management Information System
4 1 (3.85%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 1 (3.85%) Windows
1 1 (3.85%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (61.54%) Business Intelligence
2 6 (23.08%) ETL
3 4 (15.38%) Kimball Methodology
4 3 (11.54%) Performance Tuning
4 3 (11.54%) Data Visualisation
4 3 (11.54%) Migration
4 3 (11.54%) TDD
4 3 (11.54%) Data Migration
5 2 (7.69%) Database Tuning
5 2 (7.69%) Digital Marketing
5 2 (7.69%) Unit Testing
5 2 (7.69%) Scrum
5 2 (7.69%) Programme Management
5 2 (7.69%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (7.69%) MVC
5 2 (7.69%) BDD
5 2 (7.69%) ETL Development
6 1 (3.85%) Office Automation
6 1 (3.85%) High Availability
6 1 (3.85%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 23 (88.46%) SQL
2 15 (57.69%) T-SQL
3 5 (19.23%) C#
4 3 (11.54%) PL/SQL
5 2 (7.69%) JavaScript
6 1 (3.85%) Java
6 1 (3.85%) VB.NET
6 1 (3.85%) VBA
Qualifications
1 1 (3.85%) SC Cleared
1 1 (3.85%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 1 (3.85%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 7 (26.92%) Microsoft
2 2 (7.69%) SAP
3 1 (3.85%) Oracle
3 1 (3.85%) Adobe
3 1 (3.85%) Tableau
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