The table below looks at the statistics for SQL Server 2008 skills in IT contracts advertised for the Cambridge 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 July 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 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft SQL Server 2008
Rank 46 46 34
Rank change year-on-year
0 -12
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 2008 10 3 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 1.98% 0.64% 2.34%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 9.43% 2.70% 23.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 3 7
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£319 £295 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.05% -9.23%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £271 £295 £282
10% offered a daily rate of more than £424 £379 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £330 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+1.53% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.00 £20.00 £26.00
% change year-on-year
+30.00% -23.07%
SQL Server 2008
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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 Cambridge region.

Database & Business Intelligence Category
Cambridge
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Database & Business Intelligence category
106 111 38
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 21.03% 23.77% 9.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 79 89 22
Average daily rate £350 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £285 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £533 £429 £388
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 0
Average hourly rate £17.50 £47.50 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-63.15% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £28.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+5.26% -5.00%

SQL Server 2008
Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridge

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing SQL Server 2008 across the Cambridge region as a proportion of the total demand within the Database & Business Intelligence category.

SQL Server 2008 Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridge

SQL Server 2008
Daily Rate Trend in Cambridge

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing SQL Server 2008 across the Cambridge region.

SQL Server 2008 Daily Rate Trend in Cambridge

SQL Server 2008
Daily Rate Histogram in Cambridge

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing SQL Server 2008 across the Cambridge region over the 3 months to 30 July 2015.

SQL Server 2008 Daily Rate Histogram in Cambridge

SQL Server 2008
Hourly Rate Trend in Cambridge

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing SQL Server 2008 across the Cambridge region.

SQL Server 2008 Hourly Rate Trend in Cambridge

SQL Server 2008
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 30 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Cambridge 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 13 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 8 (61.54%) SQL Server 2012
3 7 (53.85%) Windows
4 5 (38.46%) .NET
4 5 (38.46%) Oracle
4 5 (38.46%) C#
4 5 (38.46%) SQL
4 5 (38.46%) Citrix
4 5 (38.46%) VMware
4 5 (38.46%) Clustering
4 5 (38.46%) Microsoft App-V
4 5 (38.46%) VMware ESXi
5 4 (30.77%) Exchange Server 2010
5 4 (30.77%) Firewall
5 4 (30.77%) MS Exchange
5 4 (30.77%) EDRMS
5 4 (30.77%) Oracle Forms
5 4 (30.77%) Oracle Reports
6 3 (23.08%) SharePoint
6 3 (23.08%) MVC
6 3 (23.08%) Microsoft
6 3 (23.08%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 3 (23.08%) SQL Server 2005
6 3 (23.08%) VMware Infrastructure
7 2 (15.38%) Windows Server 2008
7 2 (15.38%) ASP.NET MVC
7 2 (15.38%) Office 365
7 2 (15.38%) Windows Server 2012
7 2 (15.38%) SharePoint 2013
7 2 (15.38%) WCF

SQL Server 2008
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 30 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Cambridge 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 (30.77%) MS Exchange
1 4 (30.77%) Exchange Server 2010
2 3 (23.08%) SharePoint
3 2 (15.38%) IIS
3 2 (15.38%) SharePoint 2013
4 1 (7.69%) CMS
4 1 (7.69%) Umbraco
4 1 (7.69%) Sitecore CMS
Business Applications
1 1 (7.69%) Tridion
Cloud Services
1 2 (15.38%) Office 365
2 1 (7.69%) Google Drive
Communications & Networking
1 4 (30.77%) Firewall
2 2 (15.38%) Intranet
3 1 (7.69%) LAN
3 1 (7.69%) WAN
3 1 (7.69%) DHCP
3 1 (7.69%) FTP
3 1 (7.69%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 8 (61.54%) SQL Server 2012
3 4 (30.77%) Oracle Reports
3 4 (30.77%) EDRMS
4 3 (23.08%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 3 (23.08%) SQL Server 2005
5 1 (7.69%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (7.69%) RavenDB
5 1 (7.69%) SQL Server 2000
Development Applications
1 4 (30.77%) Oracle Forms
2 1 (7.69%) NUnit
2 1 (7.69%) ReSharper
2 1 (7.69%) Visual Studio
Job Titles
1 4 (30.77%) Developer
1 4 (30.77%) Implementation Engineer
2 2 (15.38%) SharePoint Developer
2 2 (15.38%) Server Engineer
2 2 (15.38%) SharePoint Consultant
2 2 (15.38%) SQL DBA
2 2 (15.38%) Consultant
2 2 (15.38%) DBA
3 1 (7.69%) Administrator
3 1 (7.69%) .NET Developer
3 1 (7.69%) C# Developer
3 1 (7.69%) SQL Server DBA
3 1 (7.69%) C# Software Engineer
3 1 (7.69%) Project Engineer
3 1 (7.69%) Analyst
3 1 (7.69%) Web Developer
3 1 (7.69%) .NET Software Engineer
3 1 (7.69%) C# Web Developer
3 1 (7.69%) Implementation Analyst
3 1 (7.69%) Server Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (38.46%) .NET
2 2 (15.38%) ASP.NET
2 2 (15.38%) ASP.NET MVC
2 2 (15.38%) WCF
3 1 (7.69%) WPF
3 1 (7.69%) jQuery
3 1 (7.69%) HTML
3 1 (7.69%) Entity Framework
3 1 (7.69%) Razor View Engine
3 1 (7.69%) ASP.NET MVC 4
3 1 (7.69%) CSS
3 1 (7.69%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 5 (38.46%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 7 (53.85%) Windows
2 2 (15.38%) Windows Server 2008
2 2 (15.38%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (23.08%) MVC
2 2 (15.38%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (7.69%) TDD
3 1 (7.69%) Software Engineering
3 1 (7.69%) MVVM
3 1 (7.69%) High Availability
3 1 (7.69%) Database Security
3 1 (7.69%) Performance Tuning
3 1 (7.69%) Migration
3 1 (7.69%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (7.69%) Scrum
3 1 (7.69%) ITIL
3 1 (7.69%) CRM
3 1 (7.69%) Configuration Management
3 1 (7.69%) Project Management
3 1 (7.69%) Disaster Recovery
Programming Languages
1 5 (38.46%) SQL
1 5 (38.46%) C#
2 2 (15.38%) JavaScript
2 2 (15.38%) T-SQL
3 1 (7.69%) Pascal
3 1 (7.69%) PowerShell
3 1 (7.69%) Delphi
Qualifications
1 1 (7.69%) MCSE
1 1 (7.69%) MCSA
1 1 (7.69%) MCDBA
1 1 (7.69%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 5 (38.46%) Microsoft App-V
1 5 (38.46%) VMware ESXi
2 3 (23.08%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 5 (38.46%) Oracle
1 5 (38.46%) Citrix
1 5 (38.46%) VMware
2 3 (23.08%) Microsoft
3 1 (7.69%) NetApp
3 1 (7.69%) Google
3 1 (7.69%) Sitecore
3 1 (7.69%) Rackspace
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