The first table below looks at the demand 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 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Database & Business Intelligence category for the Bristol region.

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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft SQL Server 2008
Rank 57 34 45
Rank change year-on-year
-23 +11
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 2008 13 24 23
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 1.39% 3.76% 2.33%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 5.78% 14.72% 13.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 14 17
Average daily rate £313 £313 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -10.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £225 £269
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £325 £415
UK excluding London average daily rate £328 £323 £325
% change year-on-year
+1.55% -0.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Average hourly rate - - £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 £32.50 £32.75
% change year-on-year
- -0.76%
Database & Business Intelligence Category
Bristol
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Database & Business Intelligence category
225 163 166
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 24.01% 25.51% 16.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 176 99 113
Average daily rate £350 £325 £314
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% +3.58%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £243 £240 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £410 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £330 £338
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -2.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 9
Average hourly rate - - £38.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £28.00 £28.50
% change year-on-year
+25.00% -1.75%
SQL Server 2008
South West

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 18 April 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 18 April 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 53 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 38 (71.70%) SQL
3 33 (62.26%) T-SQL
4 32 (60.38%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 22 (41.51%) Business Intelligence
6 21 (39.62%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 20 (37.74%) SQL Server 2005
8 18 (33.96%) C#
9 15 (28.30%) ETL
10 14 (26.42%) SQL Server 2012
11 12 (22.64%) Security Cleared
11 12 (22.64%) .NET
11 12 (22.64%) SC Cleared
12 11 (20.75%) Data Warehouse
12 11 (20.75%) Microsoft
13 10 (18.87%) SQL Server Analysis Services
14 9 (16.98%) Finance
15 8 (15.09%) .NET Framework
16 6 (11.32%) Data Analysis
16 6 (11.32%) ASP.NET
17 5 (9.43%) QlikView
18 4 (7.55%) LINQ
18 4 (7.55%) WPF
18 4 (7.55%) Silverlight
18 4 (7.55%) MDX
18 4 (7.55%) Replication
18 4 (7.55%) Visual Studio
18 4 (7.55%) VBA
18 4 (7.55%) UML
18 4 (7.55%) Legal

SQL Server 2008
Top Related IT Skills in Bristol by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 (5.66%) SharePoint
2 2 (3.77%) IIS
2 2 (3.77%) LiveLink
2 2 (3.77%) BizTalk Server
2 2 (3.77%) SharePoint 2013
2 2 (3.77%) SharePoint 2010
3 1 (1.89%) SAS
3 1 (1.89%) WebLogic
3 1 (1.89%) Oracle Service Bus
3 1 (1.89%) WebSphere
Applications
1 3 (5.66%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.89%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 1 (1.89%) SAP FI
1 1 (1.89%) SAP MM
1 1 (1.89%) SAP SD
1 1 (1.89%) SAP CRM
1 1 (1.89%) Oracle BPM
1 1 (1.89%) SAP ERP
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.89%) RTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 53 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 32 (60.38%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 21 (39.62%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 20 (37.74%) SQL Server 2005
5 14 (26.42%) SQL Server 2012
6 11 (20.75%) Data Warehouse
7 10 (18.87%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 5 (9.43%) QlikView
9 2 (3.77%) Microsoft Analysis Services
9 2 (3.77%) MySQL
9 2 (3.77%) Oracle Database
10 1 (1.89%) Oracle Database 12c
10 1 (1.89%) Relational Database
10 1 (1.89%) SQL Server 2000
10 1 (1.89%) RDBMS
10 1 (1.89%) DB2
10 1 (1.89%) BusinessObjects XI
10 1 (1.89%) Base SAS
10 1 (1.89%) SAS Enterprise Guide
10 1 (1.89%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 4 (7.55%) Visual Studio
2 2 (3.77%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (1.89%) Git (software)
3 1 (1.89%) xUnit.net
3 1 (1.89%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
3 1 (1.89%) Mercurial
3 1 (1.89%) MSTest
3 1 (1.89%) Rhino Mocks
3 1 (1.89%) Moq
3 1 (1.89%) LSMW
3 1 (1.89%) Subversion
3 1 (1.89%) NUnit
General
1 9 (16.98%) Finance
2 4 (7.55%) Legal
3 2 (3.77%) Banking
3 2 (3.77%) Marketing
4 1 (1.89%) Pharmaceutical
4 1 (1.89%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 31 (58.49%) Developer
2 18 (33.96%) SQL Developer
3 12 (22.64%) SQL Server Developer
4 11 (20.75%) C# Developer
5 10 (18.87%) Analyst
6 6 (11.32%) DBA
7 5 (9.43%) MI Analyst
7 5 (9.43%) SQL Server DBA
7 5 (9.43%) SQL DBA
8 4 (7.55%) WPF Developer
9 3 (5.66%) Administrator
9 3 (5.66%) Server Administrator
10 2 (3.77%) SQL Database Developer
10 2 (3.77%) Business Intelligence Developer
10 2 (3.77%) Security Analyst
10 2 (3.77%) Data Analyst
10 2 (3.77%) Database Developer
10 2 (3.77%) Information Analyst
10 2 (3.77%) BizTalk Developer
10 2 (3.77%) Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (22.64%) .NET
2 8 (15.09%) .NET Framework
3 6 (11.32%) ASP.NET
4 4 (7.55%) LINQ
4 4 (7.55%) WPF
4 4 (7.55%) Silverlight
4 4 (7.55%) MDX
4 4 (7.55%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
5 2 (3.77%) WCF
5 2 (3.77%) XML
5 2 (3.77%) XSLT
6 1 (1.89%) StructureMap
6 1 (1.89%) Spring.NET
6 1 (1.89%) Oracle Fusion
6 1 (1.89%) Backbone.js
6 1 (1.89%) KnockoutJS
6 1 (1.89%) Castle Windsor
6 1 (1.89%) Ninject
6 1 (1.89%) REST
6 1 (1.89%) AngularJS
Miscellaneous
1 4 (7.55%) Replication
2 2 (3.77%) Clustering
3 1 (1.89%) AS400
3 1 (1.89%) Data Conversion
Operating Systems
1 3 (5.66%) Windows
2 2 (3.77%) Windows Server 2003
2 2 (3.77%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (1.89%) HPUX
3 1 (1.89%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (41.51%) Business Intelligence
2 15 (28.30%) ETL
3 6 (11.32%) Data Analysis
4 4 (7.55%) UML
5 3 (5.66%) Performance Monitoring
5 3 (5.66%) Data Mapping
5 3 (5.66%) Migration
6 2 (3.77%) User Acceptance Testing
6 2 (3.77%) MVC
6 2 (3.77%) Performance Tuning
7 1 (1.89%) BDD
7 1 (1.89%) ATDD
7 1 (1.89%) CQRS
7 1 (1.89%) Scrum-ban
7 1 (1.89%) Marketing Analytics
7 1 (1.89%) Campaign Management
7 1 (1.89%) Kimball Methodology
7 1 (1.89%) Analytics
7 1 (1.89%) Inmon Methodology
7 1 (1.89%) Propensity Modelling
Programming Languages
1 38 (71.70%) SQL
2 33 (62.26%) T-SQL
3 18 (33.96%) C#
4 4 (7.55%) VBA
5 1 (1.89%) PowerShell
5 1 (1.89%) JavaScript
5 1 (1.89%) PHP
5 1 (1.89%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 12 (22.64%) Security Cleared
1 12 (22.64%) SC Cleared
2 1 (1.89%) OCP
2 1 (1.89%) OCA
2 1 (1.89%) Oracle Certification
2 1 (1.89%) BC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.89%) Sarbanes-Oxley
1 1 (1.89%) GxP
1 1 (1.89%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (1.89%) Oracle RAC
1 1 (1.89%) Oracle RMAN
Vendors
1 11 (20.75%) Microsoft
2 3 (5.66%) Tableau
2 3 (5.66%) Oracle
3 2 (3.77%) Cognos
3 2 (3.77%) Open Text
4 1 (1.89%) HP
4 1 (1.89%) Informatica
4 1 (1.89%) SAP
Bristol
Computer Futures
Rate: £300 - £400 per day
Posted: 11 days ago
Bristol
Venn Group - UK
Rate: 35-50 Per Hour
Posted: 12 days ago
Bristol
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: £300 - £400 per day
Posted: 15 days ago