The table below looks at the statistics for SQL Server 2008 skills in IT contracts advertised for the Cardiff 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 28 November 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
28 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft SQL Server 2008
Rank 25 22 29
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +7
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 2008 24 11 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff 6.82% 4.60% 2.21%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 19.20% 15.94% 10.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 8 3
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£315 £330 £238
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.54% +38.94%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £284 £196 £228
10% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £422 £268
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £320 £315
% change year-on-year
+5.46% +1.58%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.50 £27.50 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+21.81% -15.38%
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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 Cardiff region.

Database & Business Intelligence Category
Cardiff
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Database & Business Intelligence category
125 69 49
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff 35.51% 28.87% 21.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 99 42 28
Average daily rate £350 £304 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.22% +1.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £241 £218
10% offered a daily rate of more than £445 £466 £350
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £325 £333
% change year-on-year
+11.53% -2.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 3 2
Average hourly rate £14.50 £18.97 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-23.56% -0.15%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.50 £27.50 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+21.81% -15.38%

SQL Server 2008
Jobs Demand Trend in Cardiff

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

SQL Server 2008 Jobs Demand Trend in Cardiff

SQL Server 2008
Daily Rate Trend in Cardiff

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

SQL Server 2008 Daily Rate Trend in Cardiff

SQL Server 2008
Daily Rate Histogram in Cardiff

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing SQL Server 2008 across the Cardiff region over the 3 months to 28 November 2014.

SQL Server 2008 Daily Rate Histogram in Cardiff

SQL Server 2008
Hourly Rate Trend in Cardiff

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

SQL Server 2008 Hourly Rate Trend in Cardiff

SQL Server 2008
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cardiff

For the 6 months to 28 November 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Cardiff 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 26 (83.87%) SQL
3 25 (80.65%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 18 (58.06%) T-SQL
5 15 (48.39%) XML
5 15 (48.39%) WCF
6 14 (45.16%) SQL Server 2005
6 14 (45.16%) Web Services
6 14 (45.16%) C#
7 13 (41.94%) SOAP
8 12 (38.71%) SQL Server 2000
9 11 (35.48%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
10 10 (32.26%) Microsoft
10 10 (32.26%) NHS
11 9 (29.03%) Replication
11 9 (29.03%) SQL Server 2012
12 8 (25.81%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 8 (25.81%) .NET
13 7 (22.58%) Data Warehouse
13 7 (22.58%) Business Intelligence
13 7 (22.58%) Information Security
14 5 (16.13%) Management Information System
14 5 (16.13%) Cognos
14 5 (16.13%) ETL
14 5 (16.13%) Change Control
15 4 (12.90%) ASP.NET MVC
15 4 (12.90%) Data Migration
15 4 (12.90%) ASP.NET
15 4 (12.90%) Back Office
15 4 (12.90%) MVC

SQL Server 2008
Top Related IT Skills in Cardiff by Category

For the 6 months to 28 November 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Cardiff 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 (3.23%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 1 (3.23%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.23%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.23%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 31 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 25 (80.65%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 14 (45.16%) SQL Server 2005
4 12 (38.71%) SQL Server 2000
5 9 (29.03%) SQL Server 2012
6 8 (25.81%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 7 (22.58%) Data Warehouse
8 2 (6.45%) DTS
8 2 (6.45%) OLAP
8 2 (6.45%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 1 (3.23%) OLAP Cube
9 1 (3.23%) Oracle OLAP
9 1 (3.23%) DataStage
9 1 (3.23%) Star Schema
Development Applications
1 11 (35.48%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
2 1 (3.23%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (3.23%) Visual Studio
General
1 4 (12.90%) Back Office
1 4 (12.90%) Finance
2 1 (3.23%) Banking
Job Titles
1 26 (83.87%) Developer
2 17 (54.84%) SQL Developer
3 6 (19.35%) Business Intelligence Developer
4 4 (12.90%) .NET Developer
5 3 (9.68%) Software Developer
6 2 (6.45%) Analyst
6 2 (6.45%) Developer Analyst
6 2 (6.45%) Business Intelligence Analyst
6 2 (6.45%) SQL Server DBA
6 2 (6.45%) SQL DBA
6 2 (6.45%) DBA
7 1 (3.23%) Agile .NET Developer
7 1 (3.23%) Senior Developer
7 1 (3.23%) Lead Developer
7 1 (3.23%) Senior Software Developer
7 1 (3.23%) Network Architect
7 1 (3.23%) Microsoft Developer
7 1 (3.23%) Technical Leader
7 1 (3.23%) Technical Architect
7 1 (3.23%) Business Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (48.39%) XML
1 15 (48.39%) WCF
2 14 (45.16%) Web Services
3 13 (41.94%) SOAP
4 8 (25.81%) .NET
5 4 (12.90%) ASP.NET MVC
5 4 (12.90%) ASP.NET
6 2 (6.45%) CSS
6 2 (6.45%) HTML
6 2 (6.45%) .NET Framework
6 2 (6.45%) MDX
6 2 (6.45%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
6 2 (6.45%) ASP.NET MVC 4
6 2 (6.45%) ASP.NET Web Forms
7 1 (3.23%) REST
7 1 (3.23%) ASP.NET MVC 3
7 1 (3.23%) RabbitMQ
7 1 (3.23%) NHibernate
7 1 (3.23%) MSMQ
Miscellaneous
1 10 (32.26%) NHS
2 9 (29.03%) Replication
3 5 (16.13%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 1 (3.23%) Windows
1 1 (3.23%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (22.58%) Business Intelligence
1 7 (22.58%) Information Security
2 5 (16.13%) ETL
2 5 (16.13%) Change Control
3 4 (12.90%) Data Migration
3 4 (12.90%) MVC
3 4 (12.90%) Migration
3 4 (12.90%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (12.90%) TDD
4 2 (6.45%) Scrum
4 2 (6.45%) Data Mapping
5 1 (3.23%) Mentoring
5 1 (3.23%) Coaching
5 1 (3.23%) Kimball Methodology
5 1 (3.23%) BDD
5 1 (3.23%) Unit Testing
5 1 (3.23%) Disaster Recovery
5 1 (3.23%) Incident Management
5 1 (3.23%) Technical Architecture
5 1 (3.23%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 26 (83.87%) SQL
2 18 (58.06%) T-SQL
3 14 (45.16%) C#
4 2 (6.45%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 1 (3.23%) Security Cleared
1 1 (3.23%) Degree
Vendors
1 10 (32.26%) Microsoft
2 5 (16.13%) Cognos
3 1 (3.23%) Oracle
3 1 (3.23%) IBM
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