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 19 December 2014 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
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft SQL Server 2008
Rank 45 35 29
Rank change year-on-year
-10 -6
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 2008 30 27 36
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 3.25% 3.86% 4.70%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 13.64% 15.98% 18.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 27 20 30
Average daily rate
Keep up to 90%
of your Daily Rate
Get a Free Illustration
£350 £311 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.44% +13.18%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £312 £250 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £460 £378 £300
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £320 £313
% change year-on-year
+9.37% +2.40%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £31.10 £31.75 £26.00
% change year-on-year
-2.06% +22.11%
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
220 169 195
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 23.84% 24.18% 25.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 175 127 137
Average daily rate £393 £350 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.14% +16.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £250 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £493 £400 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £325 £330
% change year-on-year
+11.53% -1.51%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 2 6
Average hourly rate £47.50 £30.90 £50.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+53.72% -38.20%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £28.00 £30.50
% change year-on-year
+25.00% -8.19%

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 19 December 2014.

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 19 December 2014, 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 34 (75.56%) SQL
3 29 (64.44%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 19 (42.22%) Data Warehouse
4 19 (42.22%) Business Intelligence
5 18 (40.00%) T-SQL
5 18 (40.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 17 (37.78%) ETL
7 14 (31.11%) Microsoft
8 13 (28.89%) C#
8 13 (28.89%) OLAP
8 13 (28.89%) .NET
8 13 (28.89%) MySQL
9 12 (26.67%) SQL Server 2005
10 11 (24.44%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 11 (24.44%) ASP.NET
10 11 (24.44%) OLAP Cube
11 9 (20.00%) Finance
11 9 (20.00%) Kimball Methodology
12 8 (17.78%) SQL Server 2012
12 8 (17.78%) SQL Server 2000
12 8 (17.78%) Microsoft Analysis Services
12 8 (17.78%) Dimensional Modelling
13 7 (15.56%) ASP.NET MVC
13 7 (15.56%) Agile Software Development
13 7 (15.56%) MVC
13 7 (15.56%) Oracle
13 7 (15.56%) VB.NET
14 6 (13.33%) Visual Studio
14 6 (13.33%) Migration

SQL Server 2008
Top Related IT Skills in Bristol by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, 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 (6.67%) SharePoint
1 3 (6.67%) LiveCycle
1 3 (6.67%) Umbraco
2 2 (4.44%) SharePoint 2010
2 2 (4.44%) CMS
3 1 (2.22%) Apache
3 1 (2.22%) JBoss
Applications
1 5 (11.11%) MS Excel
2 3 (6.67%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 2 (4.44%) SAP Oil and Gas
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.22%) SSL
1 1 (2.22%) BIG-IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 45 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 29 (64.44%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 19 (42.22%) Data Warehouse
4 18 (40.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 13 (28.89%) OLAP
5 13 (28.89%) MySQL
6 12 (26.67%) SQL Server 2005
7 11 (24.44%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 11 (24.44%) OLAP Cube
8 8 (17.78%) SQL Server 2012
8 8 (17.78%) SQL Server 2000
8 8 (17.78%) Microsoft Analysis Services
9 4 (8.89%) Oracle Database
9 4 (8.89%) MS Access
9 4 (8.89%) DTS
9 4 (8.89%) Oracle Database 10g
10 3 (6.67%) Oracle OLAP
10 3 (6.67%) Relational Database
11 2 (4.44%) QlikView
12 1 (2.22%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 6 (13.33%) Visual Studio
2 3 (6.67%) Oracle APEX
2 3 (6.67%) Team Foundation Server
3 2 (4.44%) Git (software)
3 2 (4.44%) Jenkins
4 1 (2.22%) Introscope
General
1 9 (20.00%) Finance
2 2 (4.44%) Marketing
2 2 (4.44%) Electronics
2 2 (4.44%) Telecoms
2 2 (4.44%) Manufacturing
3 1 (2.22%) Advertising
3 1 (2.22%) Legal
Job Titles
1 31 (68.89%) Developer
2 11 (24.44%) Business Intelligence Developer
3 10 (22.22%) SQL Developer
4 8 (17.78%) Business Developer
4 8 (17.78%) DBA
4 8 (17.78%) SQL DBA
5 5 (11.11%) Analyst
5 5 (11.11%) .NET Developer
6 4 (8.89%) C# .NET Developer
6 4 (8.89%) C# Developer
6 4 (8.89%) SQL Server DBA
7 3 (6.67%) Analyst Programmer
7 3 (6.67%) Programmer
7 3 (6.67%) Administrator
8 2 (4.44%) C# ASP.NET Developer
8 2 (4.44%) Agile .NET Developer
8 2 (4.44%) Agile C# Developer
8 2 (4.44%) Microsoft Developer
8 2 (4.44%) SharePoint Developer
9 1 (2.22%) Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (28.89%) .NET
2 11 (24.44%) ASP.NET
3 7 (15.56%) ASP.NET MVC
4 5 (11.11%) ASP.NET MVC 3
5 4 (8.89%) Web Services
5 4 (8.89%) HTML
6 3 (6.67%) CSS
6 3 (6.67%) WCF
6 3 (6.67%) jQuery
6 3 (6.67%) AngularJS
7 2 (4.44%) MDX
7 2 (4.44%) Dojo
7 2 (4.44%) RESTful
8 1 (2.22%) Middleware
8 1 (2.22%) XML
8 1 (2.22%) .NET Framework
8 1 (2.22%) ASP.NET Web Forms
8 1 (2.22%) ASP.NET MVC 4
Miscellaneous
1 3 (6.67%) Open Source
2 2 (4.44%) Management Information System
2 2 (4.44%) DTV
3 1 (2.22%) Replication
3 1 (2.22%) Clustering
3 1 (2.22%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 4 (8.89%) Windows
2 1 (2.22%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (42.22%) Business Intelligence
2 17 (37.78%) ETL
3 9 (20.00%) Kimball Methodology
4 8 (17.78%) Dimensional Modelling
5 7 (15.56%) Agile Software Development
5 7 (15.56%) MVC
6 6 (13.33%) Migration
7 5 (11.11%) Scrum
7 5 (11.11%) Data Analysis
7 5 (11.11%) Data Migration
8 3 (6.67%) TDD
8 3 (6.67%) Pair Programming
8 3 (6.67%) Waterfall
8 3 (6.67%) V-Model
8 3 (6.67%) Unit Testing
8 3 (6.67%) Continuous Integration
8 3 (6.67%) Performance Tuning
9 2 (4.44%) Digital Marketing
9 2 (4.44%) Programme Management
10 1 (2.22%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 34 (75.56%) SQL
2 18 (40.00%) T-SQL
3 13 (28.89%) C#
4 7 (15.56%) VB.NET
5 5 (11.11%) Java
5 5 (11.11%) JavaScript
6 4 (8.89%) PL/SQL
7 2 (4.44%) VB6
7 2 (4.44%) VBA
7 2 (4.44%) VB
8 1 (2.22%) R
Qualifications
1 2 (4.44%) MCITP
1 2 (4.44%) MCDBA
1 2 (4.44%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (2.22%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 1 (2.22%) Postfix
Systems Management
1 1 (2.22%) CA Wily
Vendors
1 14 (31.11%) Microsoft
2 7 (15.56%) Oracle
3 3 (6.67%) Adobe
4 2 (4.44%) Red Gate
4 2 (4.44%) SAP
5 1 (2.22%) CA
5 1 (2.22%) Siebel
5 1 (2.22%) F5
5 1 (2.22%) Tableau
Bristol
Computer Futures
Rate: £350 - £400 per day + competitive
Posted: 3 days ago
Bristol
Computer Futures
Rate: £300 - £400 per day + competitive
Posted: 4 days ago
Bristol
Computer Futures
Rate: £350 - £450 per day + competitive
Posted: 11 days ago
Bristol
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Rate: £300 - £350 per day
Posted: 18 days ago