The table below looks at the statistics for SQL Server 2008 skills in IT contracts advertised for the Devon region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SQL Server 2008 over the 3 months to 25 September 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
25 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft SQL Server 2008
Rank 36 35 43
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +8
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 2008 1 3 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Devon 0.42% 0.97% 1.99%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 1.47% 7.32% 21.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 3 1
Median daily rate £325 £305 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.55% +1.66%
UK excluding London median daily rate £338 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
-3.57% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £29.50 £19.91
% change year-on-year
+44.06% +48.16%
SQL Server 2008
South West

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 Devon region.

Database & Business Intelligence Category
Devon
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Database & Business Intelligence category
68 41 33
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Devon 28.81% 13.27% 9.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 46 35 20
Median daily rate £325 £405 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-19.75% -10.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £227 £275 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £500 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 0 0
Median hourly rate £48.00 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.14 £33.55 £25.00
% change year-on-year
+7.71% +34.20%

SQL Server 2008
Jobs Demand Trend in Devon

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Devon region citing SQL Server 2008 as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Database & Business Intelligence category.

SQL Server 2008 Jobs Demand Trend in Devon

SQL Server 2008
Daily Rate Trend in Devon

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

SQL Server 2008 Daily Rate Trend in Devon

SQL Server 2008
Hourly Rate Trend in Devon

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

SQL Server 2008 Hourly Rate Trend in Devon

SQL Server 2008
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Devon

For the 6 months to 25 September 2016, IT contractor jobs citing SQL Server 2008 also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Devon region with a requirement for SQL Server 2008.

1 6 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 4 (66.67%) SQL
2 4 (66.67%) T-SQL
2 4 (66.67%) Microsoft
3 2 (33.33%) MS Excel
3 2 (33.33%) Data Warehouse
3 2 (33.33%) Business Intelligence
3 2 (33.33%) Migration
3 2 (33.33%) Clustering
3 2 (33.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 2 (33.33%) Degree
3 2 (33.33%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 2 (33.33%) SQL Server 2012
3 2 (33.33%) SQL Server 2014
3 2 (33.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (16.67%) Smartphone
4 1 (16.67%) Web Development
4 1 (16.67%) SQL Server 2016
4 1 (16.67%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (16.67%) Performance Tuning
4 1 (16.67%) Mentoring
4 1 (16.67%) SCCM
4 1 (16.67%) SC Cleared
4 1 (16.67%) Security Cleared
4 1 (16.67%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (16.67%) Ajax
4 1 (16.67%) SQL Server 2005
4 1 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (16.67%) Retail
4 1 (16.67%) Workflow

SQL Server 2008
Top Related IT Skills in Devon by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 1 (16.67%) IIS
Applications
1 2 (33.33%) MS Excel
2 1 (16.67%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 1 (16.67%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 2 (33.33%) Data Warehouse
2 2 (33.33%) SQL Server 2012
2 2 (33.33%) SQL Server 2014
2 2 (33.33%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 2 (33.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 2 (33.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (16.67%) SQL Server 2005
3 1 (16.67%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 1 (16.67%) Visual Studio
General
1 1 (16.67%) Advertising
1 1 (16.67%) Retail
Job Titles
1 2 (33.33%) Consultant
1 2 (33.33%) DBA
1 2 (33.33%) SQL DBA
2 1 (16.67%) 3rd Line Support
2 1 (16.67%) Business Consultant
2 1 (16.67%) Business Intelligence Consultant
2 1 (16.67%) Developer
2 1 (16.67%) SSIS Consultant
2 1 (16.67%) SSRS Consultant
2 1 (16.67%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (16.67%) .NET
1 1 (16.67%) Ajax
1 1 (16.67%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 2 (33.33%) Clustering
2 1 (16.67%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 1 (16.67%) Windows
1 1 (16.67%) Windows Server 2008
1 1 (16.67%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (33.33%) Business Intelligence
1 2 (33.33%) Migration
2 1 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (16.67%) ETL
2 1 (16.67%) Mentoring
2 1 (16.67%) Performance Tuning
2 1 (16.67%) Web Development
2 1 (16.67%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 4 (66.67%) SQL
1 4 (66.67%) T-SQL
2 1 (16.67%) JavaScript
2 1 (16.67%) VB
2 1 (16.67%) VB.NET
2 1 (16.67%) VBA
2 1 (16.67%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 2 (33.33%) Degree
2 1 (16.67%) SC Cleared
2 1 (16.67%) Security Cleared
Systems Management
1 1 (16.67%) SCCM
Vendors
1 4 (66.67%) Microsoft