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 May 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
1 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft SQL Server 2008
Rank 68 66 52
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -14
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 2008 24 18 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 1.84% 1.53% 1.73%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 8.79% 9.84% 10.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 9 10
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£306 £300 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.08% -7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £261 £283
10% offered a daily rate of more than £538 £385 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £328 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.05% +0.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £145.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.60 £35.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-12.58% +16.66%
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
273 183 131
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 20.98% 15.56% 16.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 147 104 77
Average daily rate £325 £323 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.77% +7.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £253 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £406 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 3 13
Average hourly rate £26.00 £79.75 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-67.39% +254.44%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.00 £14.50 £16.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £145.00 £162.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 £35.00 £28.00
% change year-on-year
-7.14% +25.00%

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 1 May 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 1 May 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 -9 7 £325 -11.38% 1
Marlow 0 4 £263 -0.94%
High Wycombe -1 4 £263 +7.14%
Aylesbury +2 1 £250 -
SQL Server 2008
South East

SQL Server 2008
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire

For the 6 months to 1 May 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 31 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 25 (80.65%) .NET
3 21 (67.74%) C#
4 19 (61.29%) SQL Server 2012
5 12 (38.71%) SQL
6 11 (35.48%) Visual Studio
6 11 (35.48%) .NET Framework
7 10 (32.26%) Entity Framework
7 10 (32.26%) ASP.NET
8 9 (29.03%) HTML
8 9 (29.03%) Windows
8 9 (29.03%) WCF
8 9 (29.03%) WPF
9 8 (25.81%) SQL Server 2005
9 8 (25.81%) ASP.NET MVC
9 8 (25.81%) MVVM
9 8 (25.81%) MVC
10 7 (22.58%) JavaScript
10 7 (22.58%) T-SQL
10 7 (22.58%) Razor View Engine
11 6 (19.35%) jQuery
11 6 (19.35%) TDD
11 6 (19.35%) WinForms
12 5 (16.13%) VMware
12 5 (16.13%) XAML
12 5 (16.13%) Cisco
12 5 (16.13%) Software Engineering
12 5 (16.13%) LINQ
12 5 (16.13%) BDD
12 5 (16.13%) MSTest

SQL Server 2008
Top Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire by Category

For the 6 months to 1 May 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 2 (6.45%) IIS
2 1 (3.23%) Node.js
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.23%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (3.23%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (12.90%) Cisco Nexus
1 4 (12.90%) DWDM
2 1 (3.23%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 31 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 19 (61.29%) SQL Server 2012
3 8 (25.81%) SQL Server 2005
4 3 (9.68%) Data Warehouse
4 3 (9.68%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (3.23%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 11 (35.48%) Visual Studio
2 5 (16.13%) MSTest
3 2 (6.45%) Git (software)
4 1 (3.23%) Subversion
4 1 (3.23%) JIRA
4 1 (3.23%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (3.23%) TeamCity
General
1 4 (12.90%) Finance
1 4 (12.90%) Automotive
2 1 (3.23%) Manufacturing
2 1 (3.23%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 19 (61.29%) Developer
2 9 (29.03%) .NET Developer
3 6 (19.35%) WPF Developer
4 5 (16.13%) C# Developer
5 4 (12.90%) Infrastructure Solutions Architect
5 4 (12.90%) Infrastructure Architect
5 4 (12.90%) DBA
5 4 (12.90%) Solutions Architect
5 4 (12.90%) Architect
5 4 (12.90%) ASP.NET Developer
5 4 (12.90%) SQL DBA
6 3 (9.68%) C# .NET Developer
7 2 (6.45%) C# ASP.NET Developer
7 2 (6.45%) Senior .NET Developer
7 2 (6.45%) .NET Software Engineer
7 2 (6.45%) Web Developer
7 2 (6.45%) Software Engineer
7 2 (6.45%) Senior Developer
7 2 (6.45%) C# Software Engineer
8 1 (3.23%) VB.NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (80.65%) .NET
2 11 (35.48%) .NET Framework
3 10 (32.26%) Entity Framework
3 10 (32.26%) ASP.NET
4 9 (29.03%) HTML
4 9 (29.03%) WCF
4 9 (29.03%) WPF
5 8 (25.81%) ASP.NET MVC
6 7 (22.58%) Razor View Engine
7 6 (19.35%) jQuery
7 6 (19.35%) WinForms
8 5 (16.13%) LINQ
8 5 (16.13%) Castle Windsor
9 4 (12.90%) ASP.NET MVC 3
9 4 (12.90%) CSS
9 4 (12.90%) Web Services
10 3 (9.68%) ASP.NET MVC 4
11 2 (6.45%) AngularJS
11 2 (6.45%) KnockoutJS
11 2 (6.45%) ASP.NET Web API
Miscellaneous
1 5 (16.13%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (9.68%) Client/Server
2 3 (9.68%) Blog
3 1 (3.23%) Replication
3 1 (3.23%) Clustering
3 1 (3.23%) NHS
3 1 (3.23%) Computer Science
3 1 (3.23%) Telematics
3 1 (3.23%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 9 (29.03%) Windows
2 5 (16.13%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (3.23%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (3.23%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (25.81%) MVVM
1 8 (25.81%) MVC
2 6 (19.35%) TDD
3 5 (16.13%) Software Engineering
3 5 (16.13%) BDD
4 4 (12.90%) Performance Tuning
4 4 (12.90%) TOGAF
4 4 (12.90%) Agile Software Development
4 4 (12.90%) Business Intelligence
5 3 (9.68%) Change Management
5 3 (9.68%) Project Management
5 3 (9.68%) Data Modelling
5 3 (9.68%) ETL
5 3 (9.68%) Project Planning
5 3 (9.68%) Multithreading
5 3 (9.68%) Waterfall
6 2 (6.45%) Web Development
7 1 (3.23%) Migration
7 1 (3.23%) Scrum
7 1 (3.23%) OOP
Programming Languages
1 21 (67.74%) C#
2 12 (38.71%) SQL
3 7 (22.58%) JavaScript
3 7 (22.58%) T-SQL
4 5 (16.13%) XAML
5 4 (12.90%) Bourne shell
6 3 (9.68%) VB.NET
7 1 (3.23%) VBScript
7 1 (3.23%) VB
7 1 (3.23%) C++
7 1 (3.23%) PowerShell
7 1 (3.23%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 1 (3.23%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (9.68%) QA
System Software
1 4 (12.90%) VMware ESXi
2 1 (3.23%) Active Directory
2 1 (3.23%) XenApp
Vendors
1 5 (16.13%) VMware
1 5 (16.13%) Cisco
2 4 (12.90%) Brocade
2 4 (12.90%) HP
3 1 (3.23%) Remedy
3 1 (3.23%) Oracle
3 1 (3.23%) Microsoft
3 1 (3.23%) Citrix
3 1 (3.23%) Cerner
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