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 20 August 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
20 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft SQL Server 2008
Rank 48 44 36
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -8
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 2008 23 8 35
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 2.77% 1.33% 3.86%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 11.98% 6.15% 17.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 4 15
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£325 £425 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-23.52% +41.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £305 £366 £262
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £475 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £325 £320
% change year-on-year
- +1.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 6
Average hourly rate - - £46.25
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.75 £30.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-35.24% -12.85%
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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
192 130 203
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 23.13% 21.67% 22.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 145 83 115
Average daily rate £350 £350 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £250 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £475 £411
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 10
Average hourly rate £19.00 £45.00 £45.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-57.77% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £28.50 £30.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-6.55% +1.66%

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 20 August 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 20 August 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 36 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 30 (83.33%) SQL
3 27 (75.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 23 (63.89%) T-SQL
5 17 (47.22%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 16 (44.44%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 15 (41.67%) Business Intelligence
8 13 (36.11%) ETL
9 12 (33.33%) Finance
10 10 (27.78%) Data Warehouse
10 10 (27.78%) C#
10 10 (27.78%) .NET
11 9 (25.00%) MySQL
11 9 (25.00%) Kimball Methodology
12 8 (22.22%) SQL Server 2012
12 8 (22.22%) Microsoft Analysis Services
12 8 (22.22%) Dimensional Modelling
12 8 (22.22%) OLAP
12 8 (22.22%) ASP.NET
13 7 (19.44%) .NET Framework
14 6 (16.67%) Migration
15 5 (13.89%) Manufacturing
15 5 (13.89%) Data Migration
16 4 (11.11%) Marketing
16 4 (11.11%) Microsoft
16 4 (11.11%) Web Services
16 4 (11.11%) JavaScript
16 4 (11.11%) VB.NET
16 4 (11.11%) SQL Server 2005
17 3 (8.33%) ADO.NET Entity Framework

SQL Server 2008
Top Related IT Skills in Bristol by Category

For the 6 months to 20 August 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 (8.33%) SharePoint
1 3 (8.33%) SharePoint 2010
2 2 (5.56%) SharePoint 2013
3 1 (2.78%) WebLogic
3 1 (2.78%) Apache
3 1 (2.78%) SAS
3 1 (2.78%) BizTalk Server
3 1 (2.78%) WebSphere
3 1 (2.78%) Umbraco
3 1 (2.78%) Oracle Service Bus
Applications
1 2 (5.56%) MS Excel
2 1 (2.78%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 3 (8.33%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (2.78%) Oracle BPM
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.78%) SSL
1 1 (2.78%) BIG-IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 36 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 27 (75.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 17 (47.22%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 16 (44.44%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 10 (27.78%) Data Warehouse
6 9 (25.00%) MySQL
7 8 (22.22%) SQL Server 2012
7 8 (22.22%) Microsoft Analysis Services
7 8 (22.22%) OLAP
8 4 (11.11%) SQL Server 2005
9 3 (8.33%) Crystal Reports
10 2 (5.56%) Oracle Database
10 2 (5.56%) Relational Database
11 1 (2.78%) Oracle Database 12c
11 1 (2.78%) RDBMS
11 1 (2.78%) SQL Server 2000
11 1 (2.78%) QlikView
11 1 (2.78%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 3 (8.33%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (5.56%) Visual Studio
3 1 (2.78%) xUnit.net
3 1 (2.78%) Introscope
3 1 (2.78%) NUnit
3 1 (2.78%) Subversion
3 1 (2.78%) Git (software)
3 1 (2.78%) Mercurial
3 1 (2.78%) MSTest
3 1 (2.78%) Rhino Mocks
3 1 (2.78%) Moq
General
1 12 (33.33%) Finance
2 5 (13.89%) Manufacturing
3 4 (11.11%) Marketing
4 3 (8.33%) Electronics
4 3 (8.33%) Telecoms
5 2 (5.56%) Retail
Job Titles
1 25 (69.44%) Developer
2 9 (25.00%) Business Intelligence Developer
2 9 (25.00%) SQL Developer
3 8 (22.22%) Business Developer
4 4 (11.11%) .NET Developer
4 4 (11.11%) DBA
5 3 (8.33%) Senior Developer
5 3 (8.33%) SQL DBA
5 3 (8.33%) Database Developer
6 2 (5.56%) SQL Database Developer
6 2 (5.56%) Senior .NET Developer
6 2 (5.56%) SQL Server Developer
6 2 (5.56%) SQL Server DBA
6 2 (5.56%) VB.NET Developer
6 2 (5.56%) Consultant
6 2 (5.56%) Analyst
7 1 (2.78%) SQL Reporting Analyst
7 1 (2.78%) Web Developer
7 1 (2.78%) Architect
7 1 (2.78%) Migration Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (27.78%) .NET
2 8 (22.22%) ASP.NET
3 7 (19.44%) .NET Framework
4 4 (11.11%) Web Services
5 3 (8.33%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
5 3 (8.33%) LINQ to SQL
5 3 (8.33%) HTML
5 3 (8.33%) CSS
5 3 (8.33%) ADO.NET
5 3 (8.33%) LINQ
5 3 (8.33%) jQuery
6 2 (5.56%) ASP.NET MVC
6 2 (5.56%) MDX
6 2 (5.56%) Ajax
6 2 (5.56%) Middleware
6 2 (5.56%) AngularJS
7 1 (2.78%) Castle Windsor
7 1 (2.78%) Ninject
7 1 (2.78%) REST
7 1 (2.78%) Backbone.js
Miscellaneous
1 3 (8.33%) DTV
2 2 (5.56%) Clustering
3 1 (2.78%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 2 (5.56%) Windows
2 1 (2.78%) HPUX
2 1 (2.78%) Solaris
2 1 (2.78%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (41.67%) Business Intelligence
2 13 (36.11%) ETL
3 9 (25.00%) Kimball Methodology
4 8 (22.22%) Dimensional Modelling
5 6 (16.67%) Migration
6 5 (13.89%) Data Migration
7 3 (8.33%) Performance Tuning
7 3 (8.33%) Programme Management
7 3 (8.33%) Digital Marketing
8 2 (5.56%) Continuous Integration
8 2 (5.56%) Data Analysis
8 2 (5.56%) MVC
9 1 (2.78%) Scrum-ban
9 1 (2.78%) ATDD
9 1 (2.78%) CQRS
9 1 (2.78%) Performance Analysis
9 1 (2.78%) CRM
9 1 (2.78%) Disaster Recovery
9 1 (2.78%) Scrum
9 1 (2.78%) Agile Software Development
Programming Languages
1 30 (83.33%) SQL
2 23 (63.89%) T-SQL
3 10 (27.78%) C#
4 4 (11.11%) JavaScript
4 4 (11.11%) VB.NET
5 3 (8.33%) VB
6 2 (5.56%) Apex Code
7 1 (2.78%) Java
7 1 (2.78%) C++
7 1 (2.78%) VBA
Qualifications
1 1 (2.78%) OCP
1 1 (2.78%) OCA
1 1 (2.78%) Oracle Certification
System Software
1 1 (2.78%) Oracle RMAN
1 1 (2.78%) Oracle RAC
1 1 (2.78%) Postfix
Systems Management
1 1 (2.78%) CA Wily
Vendors
1 4 (11.11%) Microsoft
2 3 (8.33%) SAP
3 2 (5.56%) Salesforce.com
3 2 (5.56%) Oracle
4 1 (2.78%) F5
4 1 (2.78%) JBoss
4 1 (2.78%) HP
4 1 (2.78%) CA