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 31 August 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
31 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft SQL Server 2008
Rank 42 36 33
Rank change year-on-year
-6 -3
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 2008 13 7 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff 2.98% 1.89% 2.15%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 9.15% 7.45% 8.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 2 5
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£325 £363 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.34% +3.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £333 £264
10% offered a daily rate of more than £388 £393 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.61% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £29.50 £19.50 £30.50
% change year-on-year
+51.28% -36.06%
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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
142 94 68
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff 32.57% 25.41% 24.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 107 72 54
Average daily rate £325 £325 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £248 £216 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £425 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 0
Average hourly rate £36.00 £79.25 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-54.57% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.55 £30.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+11.83% -7.69%

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 31 August 2015.

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 31 August 2015, 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 44 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 32 (72.73%) SQL
3 22 (50.00%) T-SQL
3 22 (50.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 19 (43.18%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 19 (43.18%) Microsoft
5 17 (38.64%) C#
5 17 (38.64%) XML
6 13 (29.55%) Performance Tuning
7 12 (27.27%) SQL Server 2005
7 12 (27.27%) Agile Software Development
7 12 (27.27%) Web Services
8 11 (25.00%) SOAP
8 11 (25.00%) ETL
8 11 (25.00%) SQL Server 2000
8 11 (25.00%) Clustering
8 11 (25.00%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
9 10 (22.73%) Migration
9 10 (22.73%) .NET
9 10 (22.73%) ASP.NET
10 9 (20.45%) Replication
10 9 (20.45%) SQL Server 2012
11 8 (18.18%) Data Migration
11 8 (18.18%) NHS
12 7 (15.91%) Business Intelligence
12 7 (15.91%) MVC
12 7 (15.91%) ASP.NET MVC
13 6 (13.64%) Unit Testing
13 6 (13.64%) WCF
13 6 (13.64%) Scrum

SQL Server 2008
Top Related IT Skills in Cardiff by Category

For the 6 months to 31 August 2015, 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 4 (9.09%) IIS
2 1 (2.27%) MS Exchange
2 1 (2.27%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 3 (6.82%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (6.82%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (2.27%) Sage 1000
2 1 (2.27%) Sage 200
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.27%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 2 (4.55%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 44 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 22 (50.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 19 (43.18%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 12 (27.27%) SQL Server 2005
5 11 (25.00%) SQL Server 2000
6 9 (20.45%) SQL Server 2012
7 2 (4.55%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 2 (4.55%) MS Access
7 2 (4.55%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 11 (25.00%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
2 4 (9.09%) Team Foundation Server
2 4 (9.09%) Visual Studio
3 1 (2.27%) CruiseControl
3 1 (2.27%) Subversion
3 1 (2.27%) TeamCity
3 1 (2.27%) Octopus Deploy
General
1 3 (6.82%) Pharmaceutical
2 1 (2.27%) Finance
2 1 (2.27%) Banking
Job Titles
1 25 (56.82%) Developer
2 13 (29.55%) DBA
2 13 (29.55%) SQL DBA
3 12 (27.27%) SQL Developer
4 8 (18.18%) SQL Server DBA
5 6 (13.64%) Administrator
5 6 (13.64%) Server Administrator
6 5 (11.36%) .NET Developer
6 5 (11.36%) Software Developer
7 4 (9.09%) SQL Server Developer
8 3 (6.82%) Dynamics CRM Developer
8 3 (6.82%) CRM Developer
9 2 (4.55%) Infrastructure Architect
9 2 (4.55%) Server Specialist
9 2 (4.55%) Business Intelligence Developer
9 2 (4.55%) Architect
9 2 (4.55%) Analyst
9 2 (4.55%) ASP.NET Developer
9 2 (4.55%) Database Developer
9 2 (4.55%) Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (38.64%) XML
2 12 (27.27%) Web Services
3 11 (25.00%) SOAP
4 10 (22.73%) .NET
4 10 (22.73%) ASP.NET
5 7 (15.91%) ASP.NET MVC
6 6 (13.64%) CSS
6 6 (13.64%) HTML
6 6 (13.64%) WCF
7 4 (9.09%) .NET Framework
7 4 (9.09%) REST
8 3 (6.82%) HTML5
8 3 (6.82%) Silverlight
8 3 (6.82%) ASP.NET Web Forms
9 2 (4.55%) ASP.NET MVC 4
10 1 (2.27%) ASP.NET MVC 3
10 1 (2.27%) Entity Framework
10 1 (2.27%) LINQ
10 1 (2.27%) jQuery
10 1 (2.27%) ASP.NET Web API
Miscellaneous
1 11 (25.00%) Clustering
2 9 (20.45%) Replication
3 8 (18.18%) NHS
4 3 (6.82%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 4 (9.09%) Windows
2 3 (6.82%) Windows Server 2012
3 2 (4.55%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (2.27%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (29.55%) Performance Tuning
2 12 (27.27%) Agile Software Development
3 11 (25.00%) ETL
4 10 (22.73%) Migration
5 8 (18.18%) Data Migration
6 7 (15.91%) MVC
6 7 (15.91%) Business Intelligence
7 6 (13.64%) Scrum
7 6 (13.64%) TDD
7 6 (13.64%) Unit Testing
8 4 (9.09%) BDD
9 3 (6.82%) Information Security
9 3 (6.82%) CRM
10 2 (4.55%) ITIL
10 2 (4.55%) Service Management
10 2 (4.55%) Network Load Balancing
10 2 (4.55%) Release Management
10 2 (4.55%) Information Management
11 1 (2.27%) Software Engineering
11 1 (2.27%) Continuous Integration
Programming Languages
1 32 (72.73%) SQL
2 22 (50.00%) T-SQL
3 17 (38.64%) C#
4 6 (13.64%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 5 (11.36%) SC Cleared
1 5 (11.36%) Security Cleared
2 3 (6.82%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.27%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 2 (4.55%) Hyper-V
1 2 (4.55%) VMware ESXi
Vendors
1 19 (43.18%) Microsoft
2 2 (4.55%) Cognos
2 2 (4.55%) VMware
3 1 (2.27%) Novell
3 1 (2.27%) Sage
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Hydrogen Group
Rate: £300.00 per day
Posted: 3 days ago