The first table below looks at the demand 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 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Database & Business Intelligence category for the Buckinghamshire region.

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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft SQL Server 2008
Rank 64 53 47
Rank change year-on-year
-11 -6
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 2008 19 12 35
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 1.58% 1.44% 2.90%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 10.50% 9.09% 11.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 7 19
Average daily rate £329 £300 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.75% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £259 £275 £268
10% offered a daily rate of more than £399 £475 £353
UK excluding London average daily rate £328 £323 £325
% change year-on-year
+1.55% -0.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £145.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 £32.50 £32.75
% change year-on-year
- -0.76%
Database & Business Intelligence Category
Buckinghamshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Database & Business Intelligence category
181 132 298
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 15.08% 15.83% 24.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 94 77 150
Average daily rate £325 £285 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.03% -10.93%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £248 £175 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £418 £475 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £330 £338
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -2.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 13 1
Average hourly rate £79.75 £22.50 £13.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+254.44% +66.66%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £28.00 £28.50
% change year-on-year
+25.00% -1.75%
SQL Server 2008
South East

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 18 April 2014.

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 18 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
Milton Keynes -12 12 £375 +25.00% 5
Marlow +1 2 £265 - 2
Beaconsfield 0 2 - - 1
High Wycombe - 1 £245 -
Gerrards Cross - - - -
SQL Server 2008
South East

SQL Server 2008
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 47 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 32 (68.09%) SQL
3 22 (46.81%) .NET
4 21 (44.68%) C#
5 20 (42.55%) SQL Server 2005
6 19 (40.43%) T-SQL
7 16 (34.04%) SQL Server 2012
8 15 (31.91%) Windows
9 14 (29.79%) JavaScript
9 14 (29.79%) ASP.NET
10 13 (27.66%) MVC
11 12 (25.53%) .NET Framework
11 12 (25.53%) Microsoft
12 11 (23.40%) HTML
12 11 (23.40%) SQL Server Reporting Services
13 10 (21.28%) Web Services
13 10 (21.28%) jQuery
14 9 (19.15%) ASP.NET MVC
14 9 (19.15%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
14 9 (19.15%) CSS
14 9 (19.15%) SQL Server Integration Services
14 9 (19.15%) LINQ
15 8 (17.02%) SQL Server Analysis Services
16 7 (14.89%) Relational Database
16 7 (14.89%) MS Office
16 7 (14.89%) OLAP
16 7 (14.89%) XML
17 6 (12.77%) Data Warehouse
17 6 (12.77%) MS Exchange
17 6 (12.77%) Oracle

SQL Server 2008
Top Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 6 (12.77%) MS Exchange
2 5 (10.64%) SharePoint
3 3 (6.38%) Exchange Server 2010
4 2 (4.26%) BizTalk Server
4 2 (4.26%) Exchange Server 2003
4 2 (4.26%) Papyrus
5 1 (2.13%) Exchange Server 2007
5 1 (2.13%) Node.js
5 1 (2.13%) SharePoint Server
5 1 (2.13%) WebSphere
Applications
1 7 (14.89%) MS Office
2 1 (2.13%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (4.26%) Dynamics CRM
1 2 (4.26%) Exstream
2 1 (2.13%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 2 (4.26%) MailChimp
Communications & Networking
1 3 (6.38%) Firewall
2 1 (2.13%) OSPF
2 1 (2.13%) BGP
2 1 (2.13%) SAN
2 1 (2.13%) LAN
2 1 (2.13%) WAN
2 1 (2.13%) SMTP
2 1 (2.13%) DHCP
2 1 (2.13%) HTTP
2 1 (2.13%) RIP
2 1 (2.13%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 47 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 20 (42.55%) SQL Server 2005
3 16 (34.04%) SQL Server 2012
4 11 (23.40%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 9 (19.15%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 8 (17.02%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 7 (14.89%) Relational Database
7 7 (14.89%) OLAP
8 6 (12.77%) Data Warehouse
9 4 (8.51%) OLTP
10 3 (6.38%) Oracle Database
10 3 (6.38%) Oracle Database 11g
10 3 (6.38%) Oracle OLAP
10 3 (6.38%) RDBMS
11 2 (4.26%) SQL Server 2000
12 1 (2.13%) Neo4j
12 1 (2.13%) RavenDB
12 1 (2.13%) Microsoft Analysis Services
12 1 (2.13%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 6 (12.77%) Team Foundation Server
2 4 (8.51%) Visual Studio
3 2 (4.26%) NUnit
4 1 (2.13%) MSTest
4 1 (2.13%) NMock
4 1 (2.13%) Git (software)
4 1 (2.13%) TeamCity
4 1 (2.13%) PhoneGap
4 1 (2.13%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 3 (6.38%) Finance
1 3 (6.38%) Manufacturing
1 3 (6.38%) Marketing
2 2 (4.26%) Automotive
3 1 (2.13%) Japanese Language
3 1 (2.13%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 36 (76.60%) Developer
2 11 (23.40%) .NET Developer
3 9 (19.15%) SQL Developer
4 7 (14.89%) C# Developer
5 6 (12.77%) ASP.NET Developer
5 6 (12.77%) C# .NET Developer
6 4 (8.51%) Consultant
6 4 (8.51%) C# ASP.NET Developer
6 4 (8.51%) SQL Server Developer
7 2 (4.26%) Business Intelligence Consultant
7 2 (4.26%) Analyst
7 2 (4.26%) Business Developer
7 2 (4.26%) 3rd Line Support
7 2 (4.26%) DBA
7 2 (4.26%) Applications Developer
7 2 (4.26%) SQL Server DBA
7 2 (4.26%) SQL DBA
8 1 (2.13%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
8 1 (2.13%) Senior Business Intelligence Developer
8 1 (2.13%) ETL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (46.81%) .NET
2 14 (29.79%) ASP.NET
3 12 (25.53%) .NET Framework
4 11 (23.40%) HTML
5 10 (21.28%) Web Services
5 10 (21.28%) jQuery
6 9 (19.15%) ASP.NET MVC
6 9 (19.15%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
6 9 (19.15%) CSS
6 9 (19.15%) LINQ
7 7 (14.89%) XML
8 6 (12.77%) MDX
9 5 (10.64%) ASP.NET MVC 3
10 4 (8.51%) Ajax
10 4 (8.51%) Razor View Engine
10 4 (8.51%) WCF
11 3 (6.38%) ASP.NET MVC 4
11 3 (6.38%) ASP.NET Web API
11 3 (6.38%) XSL
12 2 (4.26%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 3 (6.38%) CESG
1 3 (6.38%) N-Tier
2 1 (2.13%) iPhone
2 1 (2.13%) Mobile App
2 1 (2.13%) Web 2.0
2 1 (2.13%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 15 (31.91%) Windows
2 6 (12.77%) Windows Server 2008
3 5 (10.64%) Windows Server 2003
4 3 (6.38%) Windows 7
5 2 (4.26%) Linux
5 2 (4.26%) Windows XP
5 2 (4.26%) Windows Vista
6 1 (2.13%) Android
6 1 (2.13%) CentOS
6 1 (2.13%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (27.66%) MVC
2 6 (12.77%) ETL
2 6 (12.77%) Migration
3 5 (10.64%) Kimball Methodology
3 5 (10.64%) Business Intelligence
4 4 (8.51%) OO
4 4 (8.51%) CRM
5 3 (6.38%) Unit Testing
5 3 (6.38%) Data Migration
5 3 (6.38%) Web Application Development
5 3 (6.38%) Scrum
5 3 (6.38%) SOA
5 3 (6.38%) OOP
6 2 (4.26%) Configuration Management
6 2 (4.26%) Email Marketing
6 2 (4.26%) Agile Software Development
6 2 (4.26%) TDD
6 2 (4.26%) Performance Tuning
6 2 (4.26%) Integration Testing
6 2 (4.26%) Market Research
Programming Languages
1 32 (68.09%) SQL
2 21 (44.68%) C#
3 19 (40.43%) T-SQL
4 14 (29.79%) JavaScript
5 5 (10.64%) VBA
6 4 (8.51%) VB
7 2 (4.26%) Bourne shell
8 1 (2.13%) PowerShell
8 1 (2.13%) VB6
8 1 (2.13%) VB.NET
8 1 (2.13%) Java
8 1 (2.13%) C
Qualifications
1 3 (6.38%) SC Cleared
1 3 (6.38%) Security Cleared
2 1 (2.13%) DV Cleared
2 1 (2.13%) CCSA
2 1 (2.13%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (2.13%) CCNA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (4.26%) QA
2 1 (2.13%) SLA
2 1 (2.13%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 5 (10.64%) Active Directory
2 2 (4.26%) Hyper-V
2 2 (4.26%) XenApp
2 2 (4.26%) XenServer
3 1 (2.13%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (2.13%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 3 (6.38%) SCCM
2 1 (2.13%) McAfee ePO
2 1 (2.13%) NetBackup
2 1 (2.13%) WSUS
Vendors
1 12 (25.53%) Microsoft
2 6 (12.77%) Oracle
3 5 (10.64%) Business Objects
4 3 (6.38%) VMware
4 3 (6.38%) CheckPoint
4 3 (6.38%) HP
5 2 (4.26%) Citrix
5 2 (4.26%) SendGrid
6 1 (2.13%) Barracuda Networks
6 1 (2.13%) Xamarin
6 1 (2.13%) AppSense
6 1 (2.13%) Blue Coat
6 1 (2.13%) Brocade
6 1 (2.13%) Symantec
6 1 (2.13%) McAfee
6 1 (2.13%) Nokia
6 1 (2.13%) Red Hat
6 1 (2.13%) Cisco
Marlow, Buckinghamshire
Involved Solutions Ltd
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