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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SQL Server 2008 over the 3 months to 5 February 2016 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
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft SQL Server 2008
Rank 39 - 22
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 2008 4 0 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Devon 1.45% - 5.86%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 5.06% - 22.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 0 13
Average daily rate £188 - £263
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.75 £28.69 £31.25
% change year-on-year
+38.55% -8.19%
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
79 69 59
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Devon 28.62% 22.48% 26.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 66 41 36
Average daily rate £350 £375 £265
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% +41.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £175 £170
10% offered a daily rate of more than £481 £475 £365
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £368 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.04% +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 2 2
Average hourly rate £43.50 £47.50 £31.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-8.42% +52.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £29.00 £32.50 £28.00
% change year-on-year
-10.76% +16.07%

SQL Server 2008
Jobs Demand Trend in Devon

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing SQL Server 2008 across the Devon region as a proportion of the total demand within 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
Daily Rate Histogram in Devon

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing SQL Server 2008 across the Devon region over the 3 months to 5 February 2016.

SQL Server 2008 Daily Rate Histogram 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
Contract Job Locations in Devon

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing SQL Server 2008 within the Devon region over the 3 months to 5 February 2016. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Plymouth - 3 £188 -
SQL Server 2008
South West

SQL Server 2008
Top 26 Related IT Skills in Devon

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Devon 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 5 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 5 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 4 (80.00%) SQL
2 4 (80.00%) SQL Server 2012
3 3 (60.00%) Windows Server 2012
3 3 (60.00%) SCCM
3 3 (60.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 3 (60.00%) IIS
3 3 (60.00%) Windows
3 3 (60.00%) Finance
3 3 (60.00%) Internet
4 2 (40.00%) ETL
4 2 (40.00%) Business Intelligence
4 2 (40.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 2 (40.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 2 (40.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 1 (20.00%) Analytics
5 1 (20.00%) Relational Database
5 1 (20.00%) Database Mirroring
5 1 (20.00%) SQL Server 2014
5 1 (20.00%) Data Integration
5 1 (20.00%) RDBMS
5 1 (20.00%) .NET
5 1 (20.00%) SharePoint
5 1 (20.00%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (20.00%) Replication

SQL Server 2008
Top Related IT Skills in Devon by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Devon 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 3 (60.00%) IIS
2 1 (20.00%) SharePoint
Communications & Networking
1 3 (60.00%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 4 (80.00%) SQL Server 2012
3 2 (40.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 2 (40.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 2 (40.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (20.00%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (20.00%) RDBMS
4 1 (20.00%) Relational Database
4 1 (20.00%) SQL Server 2014
General
1 3 (60.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 4 (80.00%) DBA
2 3 (60.00%) Analyst
2 3 (60.00%) Operations Analyst
3 1 (20.00%) Business Developer
3 1 (20.00%) Business Intelligence Developer
3 1 (20.00%) Developer
3 1 (20.00%) SQL DBA
3 1 (20.00%) SQL Server DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (20.00%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 1 (20.00%) Data Integration
1 1 (20.00%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 3 (60.00%) Windows
1 3 (60.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 3 (60.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (40.00%) Business Intelligence
1 2 (40.00%) ETL
2 1 (20.00%) Analytics
2 1 (20.00%) Database Mirroring
Programming Languages
1 4 (80.00%) SQL
Systems Management
1 3 (60.00%) SCCM
Vendors
1 5 (100.00%) Microsoft