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 17 September 2014 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
17 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft SQL Server 2008
Rank 36 - 25
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 2008 7 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Devon 2.19% - 0.68%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 23.33% - 3.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
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UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £325 £325
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £175.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.50 £32.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-40.00% -7.14%
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
30 35 30
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Devon 9.38% 20.23% 20.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 30 17
Average daily rate £400 £338 £355
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+18.51% -4.92%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £303 £213 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £403 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £347 £335
% change year-on-year
+0.86% +3.58%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 2
Average hourly rate £175.00 - £11.25
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.50 £30.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
+1.66% -3.22%

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
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 17 September 2014. 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
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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
Exeter - - - - 1
Okehampton - - - -
Tavistock - - - -
SQL Server 2008
South West

SQL Server 2008
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Devon

For the 6 months to 17 September 2014, 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 13 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 9 (69.23%) SQL
2 9 (69.23%) C#
2 9 (69.23%) .NET
3 8 (61.54%) ASP.NET
3 8 (61.54%) OO
3 8 (61.54%) HTML
3 8 (61.54%) Agile Software Development
4 6 (46.15%) MVC
4 6 (46.15%) Scrum
4 6 (46.15%) UML
4 6 (46.15%) CSS
4 6 (46.15%) Ajax
4 6 (46.15%) JSON
4 6 (46.15%) jQuery
5 5 (38.46%) ASP.NET MVC 3
5 5 (38.46%) Razor View Engine
5 5 (38.46%) Team Foundation Server
5 5 (38.46%) ASP.NET MVC
5 5 (38.46%) OOP
5 5 (38.46%) JavaScript
5 5 (38.46%) GIS
5 5 (38.46%) OOD
6 4 (30.77%) Finance
6 4 (30.77%) T-SQL
7 2 (15.38%) ISTQB
7 2 (15.38%) Software Testing
7 2 (15.38%) MS PowerPoint
7 2 (15.38%) SQL Server 2005
7 2 (15.38%) SQL Server Integration Services

SQL Server 2008
Top Related IT Skills in Devon by Category

For the 6 months to 17 September 2014, 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 2 (15.38%) SharePoint
2 1 (7.69%) IIS
Applications
1 2 (15.38%) MS PowerPoint
1 2 (15.38%) PowerPivot
2 1 (7.69%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 1 (7.69%) HTTPS
1 1 (7.69%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 2 (15.38%) SQL Server 2005
2 2 (15.38%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 2 (15.38%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 5 (38.46%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (15.38%) Visual Studio
3 1 (7.69%) NuGet
3 1 (7.69%) Git (software)
3 1 (7.69%) ReSharper
3 1 (7.69%) NUnit
3 1 (7.69%) Subversion
General
1 4 (30.77%) Finance
Job Titles
1 7 (53.85%) .NET Developer
1 7 (53.85%) Developer
2 5 (38.46%) Analyst
3 4 (30.77%) C# .NET Developer
3 4 (30.77%) C# ASP.NET Developer
3 4 (30.77%) C# Developer
3 4 (30.77%) ASP.NET Developer
4 2 (15.38%) Information Analyst
4 2 (15.38%) MI Analyst
4 2 (15.38%) Test Analyst
5 1 (7.69%) Systems Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (69.23%) .NET
2 8 (61.54%) ASP.NET
2 8 (61.54%) HTML
3 6 (46.15%) CSS
3 6 (46.15%) Ajax
3 6 (46.15%) JSON
3 6 (46.15%) jQuery
4 5 (38.46%) ASP.NET MVC 3
4 5 (38.46%) Razor View Engine
4 5 (38.46%) ASP.NET MVC
5 1 (7.69%) XML
5 1 (7.69%) Twitter Bootstrap
5 1 (7.69%) Ninject
5 1 (7.69%) REST
5 1 (7.69%) CSS3
5 1 (7.69%) HTML5
5 1 (7.69%) NHibernate
Miscellaneous
1 5 (38.46%) GIS
2 2 (15.38%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (7.69%) N-Tier
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (61.54%) OO
1 8 (61.54%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (46.15%) MVC
2 6 (46.15%) Scrum
2 6 (46.15%) UML
3 5 (38.46%) OOP
3 5 (38.46%) OOD
4 2 (15.38%) Software Testing
4 2 (15.38%) V-Model
4 2 (15.38%) Business Intelligence
5 1 (7.69%) E-Commerce
5 1 (7.69%) ETL
5 1 (7.69%) Waterfall
5 1 (7.69%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 9 (69.23%) SQL
1 9 (69.23%) C#
2 5 (38.46%) JavaScript
3 4 (30.77%) T-SQL
4 2 (15.38%) COBOL
Qualifications
1 2 (15.38%) ISTQB