The table below looks at the statistics for SQL Server 2008 skills in IT contracts advertised for the Dartford 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 3 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
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft SQL Server 2008
Rank 1 - 2
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 2008 1 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Dartford 50.00% - 14.29%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 100.00% - 50.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 1
Average daily rate
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£288 - £288
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £340 £325
% change year-on-year
-4.41% +4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.50 £22.50 £26.00
% change year-on-year
+4.44% -13.46%
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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 Dartford region.

Database & Business Intelligence Category
Dartford
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Database & Business Intelligence category
1 2 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Dartford 50.00% 66.67% 28.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 1
Average daily rate £288 - £288
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
- +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
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 Dartford

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

SQL Server 2008 Jobs Demand Trend in Dartford

SQL Server 2008
Daily Rate Trend in Dartford

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

SQL Server 2008 Daily Rate Trend in Dartford

SQL Server 2008
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Dartford

For the 6 months to 3 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Dartford 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 3 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 3 (100.00%) SQL
1 3 (100.00%) T-SQL
2 2 (66.67%) .NET Framework
2 2 (66.67%) MVC
2 2 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (66.67%) .NET
2 2 (66.67%) OOD
2 2 (66.67%) Windows
2 2 (66.67%) OOP
2 2 (66.67%) Android
2 2 (66.67%) Domain-Driven Design
2 2 (66.67%) Dependency Injection
2 2 (66.67%) MVVM
2 2 (66.67%) AngularJS
2 2 (66.67%) Twitter Bootstrap
2 2 (66.67%) Windows Phone
2 2 (66.67%) Android Development
2 2 (66.67%) WCF
2 2 (66.67%) WPF
2 2 (66.67%) C#
2 2 (66.67%) ASP.NET Web API
3 1 (33.33%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 1 (33.33%) Performance Tuning
3 1 (33.33%) Kimball Methodology
3 1 (33.33%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (33.33%) ETL
3 1 (33.33%) Business Intelligence
3 1 (33.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (33.33%) SQL Server Integration Services

SQL Server 2008
Top Related IT Skills in Dartford by Category

For the 6 months to 3 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Dartford 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.

Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (33.33%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (33.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 1 (33.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (33.33%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Job Titles
1 3 (100.00%) Developer
2 2 (66.67%) .NET Developer
2 2 (66.67%) C# Developer
2 2 (66.67%) C# .NET Developer
3 1 (33.33%) Business Intelligence Developer
3 1 (33.33%) Business Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (66.67%) WCF
1 2 (66.67%) WPF
1 2 (66.67%) AngularJS
1 2 (66.67%) Twitter Bootstrap
1 2 (66.67%) ASP.NET Web API
1 2 (66.67%) .NET
1 2 (66.67%) .NET Framework
2 1 (33.33%) MDX
Operating Systems
1 2 (66.67%) Windows
1 2 (66.67%) Android
1 2 (66.67%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) OOP
1 2 (66.67%) OOD
1 2 (66.67%) MVC
1 2 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (66.67%) Domain-Driven Design
1 2 (66.67%) Dependency Injection
1 2 (66.67%) MVVM
1 2 (66.67%) Android Development
2 1 (33.33%) Performance Tuning
2 1 (33.33%) Kimball Methodology
2 1 (33.33%) ETL
2 1 (33.33%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 3 (100.00%) SQL
1 3 (100.00%) T-SQL
2 2 (66.67%) C#