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 January 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
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft SQL Server 2008
Rank 78 51 37
Rank change year-on-year
-27 -14
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 2008 8 26 30
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 0.70% 2.55% 3.85%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 3.88% 13.76% 24.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 12 11
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£500 £345 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+44.92% +15.00%
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £325 £313
% change year-on-year
+4.61% +4.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 7
Average hourly rate - £36.25 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +61.11%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £28.69 £31.00 £25.25
% change year-on-year
-7.45% +22.77%
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
206 189 122
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 18.07% 18.55% 15.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 109 94 57
Average daily rate £378 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.66% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £419 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £335
% change year-on-year
+3.57% +4.47%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 10
Average hourly rate - £36.25 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +61.11%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.50 £27.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+21.81% -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 30 January 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 -23 6 - - 4
Newport Pagnell - - - -
Aylesbury - - - -
Gerrards Cross - - - -
High Wycombe - - - -
Iver - - - - 1
SQL Server 2008
South East

SQL Server 2008
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 16 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 13 (81.25%) .NET
3 11 (68.75%) SQL
4 10 (62.50%) C#
5 9 (56.25%) T-SQL
6 8 (50.00%) Visual Studio
6 8 (50.00%) TDD
6 8 (50.00%) WCF
7 7 (43.75%) WPF
7 7 (43.75%) MVVM
7 7 (43.75%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
7 7 (43.75%) Analytical Skills
7 7 (43.75%) .NET Framework
7 7 (43.75%) XAML
8 6 (37.50%) WinForms
8 6 (37.50%) Castle Windsor
8 6 (37.50%) BDD
8 6 (37.50%) MSTest
9 5 (31.25%) SQL Server 2012
10 3 (18.75%) Migration
10 3 (18.75%) SQL Server 2005
10 3 (18.75%) ASP.NET
10 3 (18.75%) CSS
10 3 (18.75%) Microsoft
11 2 (12.50%) HTML
11 2 (12.50%) Windows
11 2 (12.50%) MVC
11 2 (12.50%) LINQ
12 1 (6.25%) jQuery
12 1 (6.25%) Unit Testing

SQL Server 2008
Top Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 (6.25%) SharePoint 2010
1 1 (6.25%) SharePoint 2013
1 1 (6.25%) SharePoint
1 1 (6.25%) IIS
Business Applications
1 1 (6.25%) Dynamics AX
Communications & Networking
1 1 (6.25%) Cisco ASA
1 1 (6.25%) IPsec
1 1 (6.25%) TCP/IP
1 1 (6.25%) VPN
1 1 (6.25%) SAN
1 1 (6.25%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 5 (31.25%) SQL Server 2012
3 3 (18.75%) SQL Server 2005
4 1 (6.25%) QlikView
4 1 (6.25%) Relational Database
4 1 (6.25%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (6.25%) OLTP
4 1 (6.25%) RDBMS
4 1 (6.25%) OLAP
Development Applications
1 8 (50.00%) Visual Studio
2 6 (37.50%) MSTest
3 1 (6.25%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (6.25%) Moq
3 1 (6.25%) ReSharper
General
1 1 (6.25%) Finance
1 1 (6.25%) Manufacturing
1 1 (6.25%) Billing
Job Titles
1 12 (75.00%) Developer
2 7 (43.75%) WPF Developer
3 4 (25.00%) .NET Developer
4 2 (12.50%) C# Developer
4 2 (12.50%) C# .NET Developer
5 1 (6.25%) VB.NET Developer
5 1 (6.25%) SQL Developer
5 1 (6.25%) SQL DBA
5 1 (6.25%) Project Engineer
5 1 (6.25%) Business Systems Manager
5 1 (6.25%) Data Migration Analyst
5 1 (6.25%) Senior DBA
5 1 (6.25%) Senior .NET Developer
5 1 (6.25%) Systems Manager
5 1 (6.25%) Data Analyst
5 1 (6.25%) Business Manager
5 1 (6.25%) Senior SQL DBA
5 1 (6.25%) SharePoint Developer
5 1 (6.25%) Analyst
5 1 (6.25%) DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (81.25%) .NET
2 8 (50.00%) WCF
3 7 (43.75%) WPF
3 7 (43.75%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
3 7 (43.75%) .NET Framework
4 6 (37.50%) WinForms
4 6 (37.50%) Castle Windsor
5 3 (18.75%) ASP.NET
5 3 (18.75%) CSS
6 2 (12.50%) HTML
6 2 (12.50%) LINQ
7 1 (6.25%) jQuery
7 1 (6.25%) ASP.NET MVC
7 1 (6.25%) AngularJS
7 1 (6.25%) Unity DI Container
7 1 (6.25%) ASP.NET Web Forms
7 1 (6.25%) ASP.NET MVC 3
7 1 (6.25%) Ajax
7 1 (6.25%) Ruby on Rails
7 1 (6.25%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 7 (43.75%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (6.25%) Statistics
2 1 (6.25%) EPoS
2 1 (6.25%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 2 (12.50%) Windows
2 1 (6.25%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (6.25%) Windows Server 2012
2 1 (6.25%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (50.00%) TDD
2 7 (43.75%) MVVM
3 6 (37.50%) BDD
4 3 (18.75%) Migration
5 2 (12.50%) MVC
6 1 (6.25%) Unit Testing
6 1 (6.25%) Test Scripting
6 1 (6.25%) Data Migration
6 1 (6.25%) Performance Tuning
6 1 (6.25%) Mentoring
6 1 (6.25%) Coaching
6 1 (6.25%) Root Cause Analysis
6 1 (6.25%) Business Transformation
6 1 (6.25%) Agile Software Development
6 1 (6.25%) Scrum
6 1 (6.25%) Extreme Programming
6 1 (6.25%) Load Balancing
6 1 (6.25%) CRM
6 1 (6.25%) ERP
6 1 (6.25%) OOD
Programming Languages
1 11 (68.75%) SQL
2 10 (62.50%) C#
3 9 (56.25%) T-SQL
4 7 (43.75%) XAML
5 1 (6.25%) PowerShell
5 1 (6.25%) Bash Shell
5 1 (6.25%) Ruby
5 1 (6.25%) JavaScript
5 1 (6.25%) VBScript
5 1 (6.25%) VB
5 1 (6.25%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 1 (6.25%) SC Cleared
1 1 (6.25%) DV Cleared
1 1 (6.25%) Security Cleared
1 1 (6.25%) MCITP
1 1 (6.25%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 1 (6.25%) XenApp
1 1 (6.25%) vSphere
1 1 (6.25%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 3 (18.75%) Microsoft
2 1 (6.25%) Sitecore
2 1 (6.25%) Nintex
2 1 (6.25%) VMware
2 1 (6.25%) Cisco
2 1 (6.25%) Citrix
2 1 (6.25%) Cerner