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 3 March 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
3 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft SQL Server 2008
Rank 77 54 51
Rank change year-on-year
-23 -3
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 2008 10 25 17
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 0.82% 2.39% 2.04%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 3.97% 15.24% 14.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 12 4
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£263 £364 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-27.93% +21.41%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £300 £274
10% offered a daily rate of more than £368 £399 £335
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £313
% change year-on-year
+7.69% +4.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 6
Average hourly rate - £91.25 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +305.55%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £28.69 £32.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-11.72% +18.18%
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
252 164 118
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 20.55% 15.71% 14.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 150 82 52
Average daily rate £350 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £225 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £435
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 15
Average hourly rate - £91.25 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +305.55%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £31.50 £28.50
% change year-on-year
+11.11% +10.52%

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 3 March 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 3 March 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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statistics and historical trends)
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 -20 2 £325 -6.94% 12
Aylesbury +5 1 £250 - 1
High Wycombe - 1 £263 - 2
Gerrards Cross - - - -
SQL Server 2008
South East

SQL Server 2008
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire

For the 6 months to 3 March 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 24 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 20 (83.33%) .NET
3 18 (75.00%) C#
4 13 (54.17%) SQL
4 13 (54.17%) SQL Server 2012
5 10 (41.67%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
5 10 (41.67%) .NET Framework
6 9 (37.50%) WPF
6 9 (37.50%) MVVM
6 9 (37.50%) T-SQL
6 9 (37.50%) Visual Studio
7 8 (33.33%) ASP.NET
8 7 (29.17%) WCF
8 7 (29.17%) Analytical Skills
8 7 (29.17%) HTML
8 7 (29.17%) XAML
8 7 (29.17%) TDD
8 7 (29.17%) SQL Server 2005
9 6 (25.00%) WinForms
9 6 (25.00%) JavaScript
9 6 (25.00%) MVC
9 6 (25.00%) Castle Windsor
9 6 (25.00%) MSTest
9 6 (25.00%) BDD
10 5 (20.83%) Razor View Engine
10 5 (20.83%) LINQ
10 5 (20.83%) ASP.NET MVC
10 5 (20.83%) Windows
11 4 (16.67%) Bourne shell
11 4 (16.67%) jQuery

SQL Server 2008
Top Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire by Category

For the 6 months to 3 March 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 1 (4.17%) IIS
1 1 (4.17%) SharePoint
1 1 (4.17%) SharePoint 2010
1 1 (4.17%) SharePoint 2013
Business Applications
1 1 (4.17%) Dynamics AX
Communications & Networking
1 1 (4.17%) DWDM
1 1 (4.17%) Cisco Nexus
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 13 (54.17%) SQL Server 2012
3 7 (29.17%) SQL Server 2005
4 1 (4.17%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (4.17%) QlikView
4 1 (4.17%) Relational Database
4 1 (4.17%) OLAP
4 1 (4.17%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (4.17%) OLTP
4 1 (4.17%) RDBMS
4 1 (4.17%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 9 (37.50%) Visual Studio
2 6 (25.00%) MSTest
General
1 2 (8.33%) Manufacturing
2 1 (4.17%) Billing
2 1 (4.17%) Finance
2 1 (4.17%) Aerospace
2 1 (4.17%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 18 (75.00%) Developer
2 8 (33.33%) WPF Developer
3 6 (25.00%) .NET Developer
4 3 (12.50%) C# Developer
5 2 (8.33%) C# .NET Developer
5 2 (8.33%) Web Developer
5 2 (8.33%) DBA
5 2 (8.33%) ASP.NET Developer
5 2 (8.33%) SQL Developer
5 2 (8.33%) SQL DBA
6 1 (4.17%) Infrastructure Architect
6 1 (4.17%) Access Developer
6 1 (4.17%) Business Systems Manager
6 1 (4.17%) Data Migration Analyst
6 1 (4.17%) Senior DBA
6 1 (4.17%) Senior .NET Developer
6 1 (4.17%) Business Manager
6 1 (4.17%) Senior SQL DBA
6 1 (4.17%) .NET Software Engineer
6 1 (4.17%) SharePoint Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (83.33%) .NET
2 10 (41.67%) .NET Framework
2 10 (41.67%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
3 9 (37.50%) WPF
4 8 (33.33%) ASP.NET
5 7 (29.17%) HTML
5 7 (29.17%) WCF
6 6 (25.00%) WinForms
6 6 (25.00%) Castle Windsor
7 5 (20.83%) ASP.NET MVC
7 5 (20.83%) Razor View Engine
7 5 (20.83%) LINQ
8 4 (16.67%) jQuery
8 4 (16.67%) ASP.NET MVC 3
9 3 (12.50%) CSS
10 1 (4.17%) AngularJS
10 1 (4.17%) ASP.NET MVC 4
10 1 (4.17%) ASP.NET Web Forms
Miscellaneous
1 7 (29.17%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (4.17%) EPoS
2 1 (4.17%) NHS
2 1 (4.17%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 5 (20.83%) Windows
2 1 (4.17%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (37.50%) MVVM
2 7 (29.17%) TDD
3 6 (25.00%) MVC
3 6 (25.00%) BDD
4 2 (8.33%) Performance Tuning
4 2 (8.33%) Migration
4 2 (8.33%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (8.33%) Business Intelligence
4 2 (8.33%) Software Engineering
4 2 (8.33%) Waterfall
4 2 (8.33%) Multithreading
5 1 (4.17%) Data Migration
5 1 (4.17%) Test Scripting
5 1 (4.17%) TOGAF
5 1 (4.17%) BPR
5 1 (4.17%) Change Management
5 1 (4.17%) CRM
5 1 (4.17%) ERP
5 1 (4.17%) Data Modelling
5 1 (4.17%) ETL
Programming Languages
1 18 (75.00%) C#
2 13 (54.17%) SQL
3 9 (37.50%) T-SQL
4 7 (29.17%) XAML
5 6 (25.00%) JavaScript
6 4 (16.67%) Bourne shell
7 2 (8.33%) VB.NET
8 1 (4.17%) VB
Qualifications
1 1 (4.17%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (4.17%) MCITP
1 1 (4.17%) SC Cleared
1 1 (4.17%) DV Cleared
1 1 (4.17%) Security Cleared
1 1 (4.17%) VCP4
System Software
1 1 (4.17%) VMware ESXi
Vendors
1 2 (8.33%) Microsoft
2 1 (4.17%) HP
2 1 (4.17%) Cerner
2 1 (4.17%) VMware
2 1 (4.17%) Brocade
2 1 (4.17%) Sitecore
2 1 (4.17%) Nintex
2 1 (4.17%) Cisco
High Wycombe, Buckinghamshire
Involved Solutions Ltd
Rate: £250 - £275 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Aylesbury, Buckinghamshire
Connectus
Rate: £200 - £300 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Milton Keynes
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Rate: £300 - £350 per day
Posted: 14 days ago