The table below looks at the statistics for SQL Server 2008 skills in IT contracts advertised for the Cheltenham 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 September 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 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft SQL Server 2008
Rank 15 20 11
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -9
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 2008 9 1 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheltenham 6.57% 0.89% 7.14%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 28.13% 3.33% 22.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 1 5
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£333 £370 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.13% +2.06%
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.84% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £29.50 £20.00 £30.50
% change year-on-year
+47.50% -34.42%
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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 Cheltenham region.

Database & Business Intelligence Category
Cheltenham
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Database & Business Intelligence category
32 30 22
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheltenham 23.36% 26.79% 31.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 12 16
Average daily rate £375 £379 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.99% +4.48%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £313 £245
10% offered a daily rate of more than £420 £450 £370
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.55 £31.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+8.22% -4.61%

SQL Server 2008
Jobs Demand Trend in Cheltenham

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

SQL Server 2008 Jobs Demand Trend in Cheltenham

SQL Server 2008
Daily Rate Trend in Cheltenham

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

SQL Server 2008 Daily Rate Trend in Cheltenham

SQL Server 2008
Hourly Rate Trend in Cheltenham

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

SQL Server 2008 Hourly Rate Trend in Cheltenham

SQL Server 2008
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheltenham

For the 6 months to 1 September 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Cheltenham 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 14 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 13 (92.86%) .NET
2 13 (92.86%) HTML
3 12 (85.71%) SQL
4 11 (78.57%) C#
5 10 (71.43%) ASP.NET
5 10 (71.43%) .NET Framework
6 9 (64.29%) Finance
6 9 (64.29%) VB6
6 9 (64.29%) IIS
6 9 (64.29%) VB
7 8 (57.14%) C++
7 8 (57.14%) COM+
7 8 (57.14%) XML
7 8 (57.14%) XSL
7 8 (57.14%) SQL Server 2000
7 8 (57.14%) SQL Server 2005
8 7 (50.00%) Team Foundation Server
8 7 (50.00%) WSDL
8 7 (50.00%) XML Schema
8 7 (50.00%) ADO.NET
8 7 (50.00%) Web Services
8 7 (50.00%) T-SQL
9 5 (35.71%) Software Delivery
10 4 (28.57%) JavaScript
11 3 (21.43%) QA
12 2 (14.29%) System Testing
12 2 (14.29%) MVC
12 2 (14.29%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 2 (14.29%) MS Excel

SQL Server 2008
Top Related IT Skills in Cheltenham by Category

For the 6 months to 1 September 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Cheltenham 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 9 (64.29%) IIS
2 1 (7.14%) SharePoint
2 1 (7.14%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 2 (14.29%) MS Office
1 2 (14.29%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 8 (57.14%) SQL Server 2000
2 8 (57.14%) SQL Server 2005
3 2 (14.29%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (7.14%) Oracle Database 10g
4 1 (7.14%) Oracle Database 11g
4 1 (7.14%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (7.14%) Oracle Database
4 1 (7.14%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 7 (50.00%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (7.14%) Visual Studio
General
1 9 (64.29%) Finance
Job Titles
1 10 (71.43%) Developer
2 7 (50.00%) C# Developer
3 4 (28.57%) .NET Developer
4 2 (14.29%) Applications Support Analyst
4 2 (14.29%) C# .NET Developer
4 2 (14.29%) Support Analyst
4 2 (14.29%) Applications Support
4 2 (14.29%) Analyst
5 1 (7.14%) Consultant
5 1 (7.14%) Software Developer
5 1 (7.14%) Software Engineer
5 1 (7.14%) Technical Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (92.86%) HTML
1 13 (92.86%) .NET
2 10 (71.43%) ASP.NET
2 10 (71.43%) .NET Framework
3 8 (57.14%) COM+
3 8 (57.14%) XML
3 8 (57.14%) XSL
4 7 (50.00%) ADO.NET
4 7 (50.00%) WSDL
4 7 (50.00%) XML Schema
4 7 (50.00%) Web Services
5 2 (14.29%) COM
5 2 (14.29%) CSS
6 1 (7.14%) XHTML
6 1 (7.14%) Middleware
6 1 (7.14%) LINQ
6 1 (7.14%) ASP.NET MVC
6 1 (7.14%) Entity Framework
6 1 (7.14%) Managed Extensibility Framework
Miscellaneous
1 2 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 2 (14.29%) Windows
2 1 (7.14%) Windows Server 2003
2 1 (7.14%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (7.14%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (35.71%) Software Delivery
2 2 (14.29%) System Testing
2 2 (14.29%) MVC
3 1 (7.14%) Scrum
3 1 (7.14%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (7.14%) Software Engineering
3 1 (7.14%) Web Development
3 1 (7.14%) Performance Testing
3 1 (7.14%) Load Testing
3 1 (7.14%) Kanban
3 1 (7.14%) Mentoring
3 1 (7.14%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 12 (85.71%) SQL
2 11 (78.57%) C#
3 9 (64.29%) VB
3 9 (64.29%) VB6
4 8 (57.14%) C++
5 7 (50.00%) T-SQL
6 4 (28.57%) JavaScript
7 1 (7.14%) Java
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (21.43%) QA
Vendors
1 2 (14.29%) Microsoft
2 1 (7.14%) Oracle