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 1 September 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
1 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft SQL Server 2008
Rank 75 53 52
Rank change year-on-year
-22 -1
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 2008 7 33 28
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 0.57% 2.98% 2.66%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 3.54% 15.87% 13.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 27 11
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£325 £350 £335
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.14% +4.47%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £276 £319
10% offered a daily rate of more than £408 £381 £388
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £325 £320
% change year-on-year
- +1.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.75 £30.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-35.24% +1.66%
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
198 208 215
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 16.15% 18.79% 20.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 128 117 105
Average daily rate £325 £360 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-9.72% +10.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £244 £288 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £428 £450 £414
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 6 3
Average hourly rate £20.50 £15.50 £14.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+32.25% +10.71%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.90 £13.00 £13.13
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.90 £103.75 £18.20
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.30 £32.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-0.63% +8.33%

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 1 September 2014. 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 -21 6 £313 -15.54% 4
Beaconsfield - - - -
Gerrards Cross - - - -
High Wycombe - - - - 1
Marlow - - - -
SQL Server 2008
South East

SQL Server 2008
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire

For the 6 months to 1 September 2014, 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 23 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 15 (65.22%) .NET
3 14 (60.87%) .NET Framework
4 13 (56.52%) C#
5 12 (52.17%) JavaScript
5 12 (52.17%) SQL Server 2005
6 11 (47.83%) SQL
7 10 (43.48%) MVC
8 9 (39.13%) HTML
8 9 (39.13%) ASP.NET
8 9 (39.13%) jQuery
9 8 (34.78%) CSS
9 8 (34.78%) Web Services
9 8 (34.78%) T-SQL
9 8 (34.78%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
10 7 (30.43%) LINQ
10 7 (30.43%) Team Foundation Server
11 6 (26.09%) XML
11 6 (26.09%) Microsoft
11 6 (26.09%) SQL Server 2012
12 5 (21.74%) Windows
12 5 (21.74%) Visual Studio
12 5 (21.74%) ASP.NET MVC
12 5 (21.74%) WCF
12 5 (21.74%) Migration
13 4 (17.39%) SQL Server Reporting Services
13 4 (17.39%) SharePoint
14 3 (13.04%) XSL
14 3 (13.04%) MS Office
14 3 (13.04%) HP

SQL Server 2008
Top Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire by Category

For the 6 months to 1 September 2014, 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 4 (17.39%) SharePoint
2 2 (8.70%) BizTalk Server
2 2 (8.70%) CMS
2 2 (8.70%) Papyrus
2 2 (8.70%) DNN
3 1 (4.35%) WebSphere Application Server
3 1 (4.35%) IIS
3 1 (4.35%) SharePoint Server
3 1 (4.35%) WebSphere
Applications
1 3 (13.04%) MS Office
2 1 (4.35%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (8.70%) Exstream
1 2 (8.70%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (4.35%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (8.70%) SAN
2 1 (4.35%) Firewall
2 1 (4.35%) IPsec
2 1 (4.35%) Cisco ASA
2 1 (4.35%) NAS
2 1 (4.35%) TCP/IP
2 1 (4.35%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 12 (52.17%) SQL Server 2005
3 6 (26.09%) SQL Server 2012
4 4 (17.39%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 3 (13.04%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 2 (8.70%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 2 (8.70%) Relational Database
6 2 (8.70%) Data Warehouse
7 1 (4.35%) OLTP
7 1 (4.35%) Microsoft Analysis Services
7 1 (4.35%) DB2
7 1 (4.35%) OLAP
Development Applications
1 7 (30.43%) Team Foundation Server
2 5 (21.74%) Visual Studio
3 1 (4.35%) VSS/SourceSafe
3 1 (4.35%) Eclipse
3 1 (4.35%) ReSharper
3 1 (4.35%) MyEclipse
3 1 (4.35%) Moq
3 1 (4.35%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 2 (8.70%) Marketing
2 1 (4.35%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 17 (73.91%) Developer
2 9 (39.13%) .NET Developer
3 2 (8.70%) MI Developer
3 2 (8.70%) ASP.NET Developer
3 2 (8.70%) SQL DBA
3 2 (8.70%) Administrator
3 2 (8.70%) Web Developer
3 2 (8.70%) Consultant
3 2 (8.70%) DBA
4 1 (4.35%) Applications Developer
4 1 (4.35%) Senior Developer
4 1 (4.35%) Data Analyst
4 1 (4.35%) Java Developer
4 1 (4.35%) Analyst
4 1 (4.35%) Project Engineer
4 1 (4.35%) Senior .NET Developer
4 1 (4.35%) SharePoint Developer
4 1 (4.35%) BizTalk Developer
4 1 (4.35%) C# .NET Developer
4 1 (4.35%) C# Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (65.22%) .NET
2 14 (60.87%) .NET Framework
3 9 (39.13%) HTML
3 9 (39.13%) ASP.NET
3 9 (39.13%) jQuery
4 8 (34.78%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
4 8 (34.78%) CSS
4 8 (34.78%) Web Services
5 7 (30.43%) LINQ
6 6 (26.09%) XML
7 5 (21.74%) WCF
7 5 (21.74%) ASP.NET MVC
8 3 (13.04%) ASP.NET Web API
8 3 (13.04%) ASP.NET MVC 3
8 3 (13.04%) XSL
8 3 (13.04%) Ajax
9 2 (8.70%) ADO.NET
9 2 (8.70%) MDX
9 2 (8.70%) Razor View Engine
10 1 (4.35%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 3 (13.04%) CESG
2 2 (8.70%) Client/Server
2 2 (8.70%) N-Tier
3 1 (4.35%) Clustering
3 1 (4.35%) Statistics
3 1 (4.35%) iPhone
3 1 (4.35%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 5 (21.74%) Windows
2 2 (8.70%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (4.35%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (4.35%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (4.35%) Android
3 1 (4.35%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (43.48%) MVC
2 5 (21.74%) Migration
3 3 (13.04%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (13.04%) Data Migration
3 3 (13.04%) Web Development
3 3 (13.04%) Unit Testing
3 3 (13.04%) Performance Tuning
4 2 (8.70%) Scrum
4 2 (8.70%) CRM
4 2 (8.70%) SOA
5 1 (4.35%) ETL
5 1 (4.35%) Business Intelligence
5 1 (4.35%) Project Management
5 1 (4.35%) Service Delivery
5 1 (4.35%) Data Security
5 1 (4.35%) Data Modelling
5 1 (4.35%) OOD
5 1 (4.35%) ITIL
5 1 (4.35%) OO
5 1 (4.35%) RAD
Programming Languages
1 13 (56.52%) C#
2 12 (52.17%) JavaScript
3 11 (47.83%) SQL
4 8 (34.78%) T-SQL
5 2 (8.70%) VBA
5 2 (8.70%) Bourne shell
5 2 (8.70%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
6 1 (4.35%) C
6 1 (4.35%) Bash Shell
6 1 (4.35%) Ruby
6 1 (4.35%) PowerShell
6 1 (4.35%) Java
6 1 (4.35%) VBScript
6 1 (4.35%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 3 (13.04%) SC Cleared
1 3 (13.04%) Security Cleared
2 1 (4.35%) DV Cleared
2 1 (4.35%) MCP
2 1 (4.35%) MCDBA
2 1 (4.35%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.35%) ISO 9001
1 1 (4.35%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (8.70%) Active Directory
1 2 (8.70%) vSphere
2 1 (4.35%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 1 (4.35%) EMC NetWorker
Vendors
1 6 (26.09%) Microsoft
2 3 (13.04%) HP
3 2 (8.70%) VMware
4 1 (4.35%) Xamarin
4 1 (4.35%) Business Objects
4 1 (4.35%) JBoss
4 1 (4.35%) Cisco
4 1 (4.35%) EMC
4 1 (4.35%) Citrix
Buckinghamshire
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Rate: £325 - £350 per day
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