The table below looks at the statistics for SQL Server 2008 skills in IT contracts advertised for the Buckinghamshire 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 28 July 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
28 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft SQL Server 2008
Rank 64 73 48
Rank change year-on-year
+9 -25
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 2008 20 10 31
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 1.61% 0.77% 3.08%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 6.47% 4.29% 17.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 6 23
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£350 £289 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+21.21% -17.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £239 £270 £292
10% offered a daily rate of more than £404 £350 £418
UK excluding London average daily rate £328 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+0.76% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.50 £20.00 £26.00
% change year-on-year
+17.50% -23.07%
SQL Server 2008
South East

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 Buckinghamshire region.

Database & Business Intelligence Category
Buckinghamshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Database & Business Intelligence category
309 233 174
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 24.84% 18.01% 17.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 150 143 95
Average daily rate £375 £315 £360
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+19.04% -12.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £240 £288
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £425 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 12 4
Average hourly rate £22.50 £20.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+12.50% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £28.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+5.26% -5.00%

SQL Server 2008
Jobs Demand Trend in Buckinghamshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing SQL Server 2008 across the Buckinghamshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Database & Business Intelligence category.

SQL Server 2008 Jobs Demand Trend in Buckinghamshire

SQL Server 2008
Daily Rate Trend in Buckinghamshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing SQL Server 2008 across the Buckinghamshire region.

SQL Server 2008 Daily Rate Trend in Buckinghamshire

SQL Server 2008
Daily Rate Histogram in Buckinghamshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing SQL Server 2008 across the Buckinghamshire region over the 3 months to 28 July 2015.

SQL Server 2008 Daily Rate Histogram in Buckinghamshire

SQL Server 2008
Hourly Rate Trend in Buckinghamshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing SQL Server 2008 across the Buckinghamshire region.

SQL Server 2008 Hourly Rate Trend in Buckinghamshire

SQL Server 2008
Contract Job Locations in Buckinghamshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing SQL Server 2008 within the Buckinghamshire region over the 3 months to 28 July 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Milton Keynes +2 13 £388 +34.19% 1
Beaconsfield - 2 £218 -
SQL Server 2008
South East

SQL Server 2008
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire

For the 6 months to 28 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Buckinghamshire 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 44 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 30 (68.18%) .NET
3 27 (61.36%) C#
4 26 (59.09%) SQL Server 2012
5 21 (47.73%) SQL
6 17 (38.64%) ASP.NET
7 15 (34.09%) HTML
7 15 (34.09%) ASP.NET MVC
8 13 (29.55%) .NET Framework
9 12 (27.27%) MVC
10 11 (25.00%) Web Services
10 11 (25.00%) SQL Server 2005
11 10 (22.73%) WCF
11 10 (22.73%) Windows
11 10 (22.73%) JavaScript
11 10 (22.73%) T-SQL
11 10 (22.73%) VMware
11 10 (22.73%) Razor View Engine
12 9 (20.45%) Visual Studio
12 9 (20.45%) jQuery
13 7 (15.91%) CSS
13 7 (15.91%) Clustering
13 7 (15.91%) HP
14 6 (13.64%) Finance
14 6 (13.64%) Agile Software Development
14 6 (13.64%) Software Engineering
14 6 (13.64%) SQL Server Integration Services
14 6 (13.64%) Unit Testing
14 6 (13.64%) PowerShell
14 6 (13.64%) Entity Framework

SQL Server 2008
Top Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire by Category

For the 6 months to 28 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Buckinghamshire 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 5 (11.36%) IIS
1 5 (11.36%) SharePoint
1 5 (11.36%) Lync
2 3 (6.82%) BizTalk Server
2 3 (6.82%) Apache
2 3 (6.82%) MQSeries
3 1 (2.27%) MS Exchange
3 1 (2.27%) Node.js
Business Applications
1 5 (11.36%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.27%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (2.27%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (9.09%) DWDM
1 4 (9.09%) Cisco Nexus
2 3 (6.82%) Wireshark
3 1 (2.27%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 44 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 26 (59.09%) SQL Server 2012
3 11 (25.00%) SQL Server 2005
4 6 (13.64%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 4 (9.09%) Data Warehouse
5 4 (9.09%) MySQL
6 3 (6.82%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 3 (6.82%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 2 (4.55%) Microsoft Analysis Services
8 1 (2.27%) OLAP
8 1 (2.27%) NoSQL
8 1 (2.27%) OLAP Cube
Development Applications
1 9 (20.45%) Visual Studio
2 5 (11.36%) Git (software)
3 3 (6.82%) Fiddler
4 2 (4.55%) Team Foundation Server
5 1 (2.27%) TeamCity
5 1 (2.27%) Subversion
5 1 (2.27%) JIRA
General
1 6 (13.64%) Finance
2 4 (9.09%) Automotive
3 1 (2.27%) Manufacturing
3 1 (2.27%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 21 (47.73%) Developer
2 14 (31.82%) .NET Developer
3 9 (20.45%) C# Developer
4 7 (15.91%) ASP.NET Developer
5 6 (13.64%) DBA
5 6 (13.64%) SQL DBA
5 6 (13.64%) C# .NET Developer
6 5 (11.36%) C# ASP.NET Developer
7 4 (9.09%) Infrastructure Solutions Architect
7 4 (9.09%) Infrastructure Architect
7 4 (9.09%) Solutions Architect
7 4 (9.09%) Architect
8 3 (6.82%) Software Engineer
8 3 (6.82%) Consultant
8 3 (6.82%) C# Software Engineer
8 3 (6.82%) .NET Software Engineer
8 3 (6.82%) BizTalk Consultant
9 2 (4.55%) Senior .NET Developer
9 2 (4.55%) Data Analyst
9 2 (4.55%) 3rd Line Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 30 (68.18%) .NET
2 17 (38.64%) ASP.NET
3 15 (34.09%) ASP.NET MVC
3 15 (34.09%) HTML
4 13 (29.55%) .NET Framework
5 11 (25.00%) Web Services
6 10 (22.73%) WCF
6 10 (22.73%) Razor View Engine
7 9 (20.45%) jQuery
8 7 (15.91%) CSS
9 6 (13.64%) Entity Framework
9 6 (13.64%) AngularJS
9 6 (13.64%) ASP.NET MVC 4
10 5 (11.36%) KnockoutJS
10 5 (11.36%) WPF
10 5 (11.36%) LINQ
10 5 (11.36%) Ajax
11 4 (9.09%) XML
11 4 (9.09%) React
11 4 (9.09%) ASP.NET Web Forms
Miscellaneous
1 7 (15.91%) Clustering
2 4 (9.09%) Computer Science
2 4 (9.09%) Data Centre
3 3 (6.82%) Client/Server
3 3 (6.82%) Blog
4 2 (4.55%) Replication
5 1 (2.27%) Telematics
5 1 (2.27%) Mobile App
5 1 (2.27%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 10 (22.73%) Windows
2 5 (11.36%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (2.27%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (2.27%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (27.27%) MVC
2 6 (13.64%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (13.64%) Software Engineering
2 6 (13.64%) Unit Testing
3 5 (11.36%) High Availability
3 5 (11.36%) CRM
3 5 (11.36%) Business Intelligence
4 4 (9.09%) Project Management
4 4 (9.09%) ITIL
4 4 (9.09%) OOP
4 4 (9.09%) OO
4 4 (9.09%) TOGAF
4 4 (9.09%) Performance Tuning
4 4 (9.09%) Multithreading
4 4 (9.09%) Capacity Planning
4 4 (9.09%) MVVM
4 4 (9.09%) Waterfall
5 3 (6.82%) Project Planning
5 3 (6.82%) Incident Management
5 3 (6.82%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 27 (61.36%) C#
2 21 (47.73%) SQL
3 10 (22.73%) T-SQL
3 10 (22.73%) JavaScript
4 6 (13.64%) PowerShell
5 4 (9.09%) Bourne shell
5 4 (9.09%) C++
6 3 (6.82%) PL/SQL
7 2 (4.55%) VB.NET
8 1 (2.27%) Bash Shell
8 1 (2.27%) VBScript
8 1 (2.27%) VB
Qualifications
1 4 (9.09%) Degree
1 4 (9.09%) Security Cleared
2 3 (6.82%) SC Cleared
3 2 (4.55%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (6.82%) SLA
1 3 (6.82%) QA
System Software
1 5 (11.36%) VMware Infrastructure
1 5 (11.36%) Hyper-V
2 4 (9.09%) VMware ESXi
3 1 (2.27%) Active Directory
3 1 (2.27%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 5 (11.36%) SCOM
2 4 (9.09%) Forefront Identity Manager
2 4 (9.09%) EMC VPLEX
3 3 (6.82%) OpenView
3 3 (6.82%) OVSD
Vendors
1 10 (22.73%) VMware
2 7 (15.91%) HP
3 5 (11.36%) Cisco
4 4 (9.09%) Microsoft
4 4 (9.09%) Brocade
5 3 (6.82%) Remedy
6 1 (2.27%) Oracle
6 1 (2.27%) Citrix