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 30 April 2016 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.

3 months to
30 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft SQL Server 2008
Rank 67 69 65
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -4
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 2008 14 24 19
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 1.32% 1.85% 1.60%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 6.01% 8.48% 9.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 20 10
Average daily rate £423 £306 £329
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+37.95% -6.98%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £362 £263 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £430 £538 £391
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £336 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.08% +3.46%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £145.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.75 £26.85 £33.75
% change year-on-year
-11.52% -20.45%
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
233 283 206
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 21.94% 21.80% 17.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 102 145 109
Average daily rate £390 £348 £330
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.23% +5.30%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £263 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 6 3
Average hourly rate £17.00 £26.00 £79.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-34.61% -67.39%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £34.00 £32.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+4.61% -7.14%

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
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 30 April 2016. 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 +10 14 £423 +30.00% 2
SQL Server 2008
South East

SQL Server 2008
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, 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 21 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 13 (61.90%) SQL
2 13 (61.90%) Finance
3 10 (47.62%) Windows
4 9 (42.86%) Microsoft
4 9 (42.86%) Active Directory
5 8 (38.10%) SAN
5 8 (38.10%) CommVault
5 8 (38.10%) Citrix
5 8 (38.10%) VMware
5 8 (38.10%) VMware Infrastructure
5 8 (38.10%) SQL Server 2014
6 7 (33.33%) Skype for Business
6 7 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
6 7 (33.33%) SharePoint
7 6 (28.57%) MCSE
7 6 (28.57%) C#
7 6 (28.57%) .NET
7 6 (28.57%) Microsoft Certification
7 6 (28.57%) WCF
7 6 (28.57%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 6 (28.57%) XenApp
8 5 (23.81%) Entity Framework
8 5 (23.81%) VMware ESXi
8 5 (23.81%) ASP.NET MVC
8 5 (23.81%) .NET Framework
8 5 (23.81%) TDD
8 5 (23.81%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 5 (23.81%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 5 (23.81%) SQL Server Integration Services

SQL Server 2008
Top Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire by Category

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, 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 7 (33.33%) SharePoint
1 7 (33.33%) Skype for Business
2 4 (19.05%) MS Exchange
3 1 (4.76%) Exchange Server 2003
3 1 (4.76%) Exchange Server 2007
3 1 (4.76%) IIS
Applications
1 1 (4.76%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (9.52%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 1 (4.76%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 8 (38.10%) SAN
2 3 (14.29%) DNS
2 3 (14.29%) LAN
2 3 (14.29%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 8 (38.10%) SQL Server 2014
3 6 (28.57%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 5 (23.81%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 5 (23.81%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 3 (14.29%) SQL Server 2012
6 2 (9.52%) Data Warehouse
6 2 (9.52%) Microsoft Analysis Services
6 2 (9.52%) MS Access
6 2 (9.52%) SQL Server 2005
7 1 (4.76%) Power BI
7 1 (4.76%) QlikView
7 1 (4.76%) Star Schema
Development Applications
1 1 (4.76%) Visual Studio
General
1 13 (61.90%) Finance
2 2 (9.52%) Electronics
2 2 (9.52%) Manufacturing
2 2 (9.52%) Marketing
2 2 (9.52%) Telecoms
3 1 (4.76%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 11 (52.38%) Developer
2 7 (33.33%) Server Specialist
2 7 (33.33%) Wintel Server Specialist
2 7 (33.33%) Wintel Specialist
3 6 (28.57%) .NET Developer
3 6 (28.57%) SAN Specialist
3 6 (28.57%) Server Engineer
3 6 (28.57%) Wintel Engineer
3 6 (28.57%) Wintel Server Engineer
4 5 (23.81%) Active Directory Specialist
4 5 (23.81%) Exchange Specialist
4 5 (23.81%) SAN Engineer
5 4 (19.05%) Active Directory Engineer
5 4 (19.05%) SQL Developer
6 3 (14.29%) Database Developer
6 3 (14.29%) LAN Engineer
6 3 (14.29%) LAN Specialist
6 3 (14.29%) LAN/WAN Engineer
6 3 (14.29%) WAN Engineer
6 3 (14.29%) WAN Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (28.57%) .NET
1 6 (28.57%) WCF
2 5 (23.81%) .NET Framework
2 5 (23.81%) ASP.NET
2 5 (23.81%) ASP.NET MVC
2 5 (23.81%) ASP.NET Web API
2 5 (23.81%) Entity Framework
2 5 (23.81%) SOAP
3 2 (9.52%) Web Services
4 1 (4.76%) ADO.NET
4 1 (4.76%) AngularJS
4 1 (4.76%) ASP.NET MVC 2
4 1 (4.76%) ASP.NET Web Forms
4 1 (4.76%) CSS
4 1 (4.76%) CSS3
4 1 (4.76%) HTML
4 1 (4.76%) HTML5
4 1 (4.76%) jQuery
4 1 (4.76%) KnockoutJS
4 1 (4.76%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 1 (4.76%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (4.76%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 10 (47.62%) Windows
2 4 (19.05%) Windows Server
3 1 (4.76%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (23.81%) Business Intelligence
2 5 (23.81%) MVC
2 5 (23.81%) TDD
3 4 (19.05%) BDD
4 3 (14.29%) Performance Tuning
4 3 (14.29%) Project Management
5 2 (9.52%) Analytics
5 2 (9.52%) Data Analytics
5 2 (9.52%) Digital Marketing
5 2 (9.52%) ETL
5 2 (9.52%) Kimball Methodology
5 2 (9.52%) PRINCE2
5 2 (9.52%) Programme Management
6 1 (4.76%) Data Modelling
6 1 (4.76%) Dimensional Modelling
6 1 (4.76%) High Availability
6 1 (4.76%) Incident Management
6 1 (4.76%) ITIL V3
6 1 (4.76%) MVVM
Programming Languages
1 13 (61.90%) SQL
2 6 (28.57%) C#
3 4 (19.05%) JavaScript
4 3 (14.29%) T-SQL
5 1 (4.76%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
5 1 (4.76%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 6 (28.57%) MCSE
1 6 (28.57%) Microsoft Certification
2 5 (23.81%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 3 (14.29%) SC Cleared
3 3 (14.29%) Security Cleared
4 2 (9.52%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 1 (4.76%) DV Cleared
5 1 (4.76%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
5 1 (4.76%) MCT
System Software
1 9 (42.86%) Active Directory
2 8 (38.10%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (28.57%) XenApp
4 5 (23.81%) VMware ESXi
5 3 (14.29%) Citrix Presentation Server
Systems Management
1 3 (14.29%) SCOM
2 1 (4.76%) OVSD
Vendors
1 9 (42.86%) Microsoft
2 8 (38.10%) Citrix
2 8 (38.10%) CommVault
2 8 (38.10%) VMware
3 5 (23.81%) EMC
3 5 (23.81%) NetApp
4 4 (19.05%) HP
5 3 (14.29%) 3PAR
6 2 (9.52%) SAP
7 1 (4.76%) Tableau
7 1 (4.76%) webMethods
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