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 22 August 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
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft SQL Server 2008
Rank 32 29 -
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 2008 10 2 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Devon 3.26% 1.14% -
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 26.32% 5.71% -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 2 0
Average daily rate
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£250 £200 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+25.00% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £325 £320
% change year-on-year
- +1.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £175.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.50 £30.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-36.06% -12.85%
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
38 35 24
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Devon 12.38% 19.89% 17.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 27 15
Average daily rate £400 £331 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+20.75% -17.18%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £200 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £405 £445
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 0
Average hourly rate £175.00 £45.00 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+288.88% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £28.50 £30.75 £29.00
% change year-on-year
-7.31% +6.03%

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 22 August 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 - - - - 2
Okehampton - - - -
SQL Server 2008
South West

SQL Server 2008
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Devon

For the 6 months to 22 August 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 16 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 11 (68.75%) SQL
3 10 (62.50%) C#
3 10 (62.50%) .NET
4 9 (56.25%) HTML
5 8 (50.00%) ASP.NET
5 8 (50.00%) OO
6 7 (43.75%) CSS
6 7 (43.75%) MVC
6 7 (43.75%) Scrum
6 7 (43.75%) JSON
7 6 (37.50%) jQuery
7 6 (37.50%) Ajax
7 6 (37.50%) UML
8 5 (31.25%) OOP
8 5 (31.25%) JavaScript
8 5 (31.25%) OOD
8 5 (31.25%) GIS
8 5 (31.25%) Finance
8 5 (31.25%) Team Foundation Server
8 5 (31.25%) ASP.NET MVC
8 5 (31.25%) ASP.NET MVC 3
8 5 (31.25%) Razor View Engine
9 4 (25.00%) PowerPivot
9 4 (25.00%) Business Intelligence
9 4 (25.00%) T-SQL
10 3 (18.75%) MS Excel
11 2 (12.50%) SharePoint
11 2 (12.50%) Data Warehouse
11 2 (12.50%) E-Commerce

SQL Server 2008
Top Related IT Skills in Devon by Category

For the 6 months to 22 August 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 (12.50%) SharePoint
1 2 (12.50%) IIS
Applications
1 4 (25.00%) PowerPivot
2 3 (18.75%) MS Excel
3 2 (12.50%) MS PowerPoint
Communications & Networking
1 2 (12.50%) HTTP
1 2 (12.50%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 2 (12.50%) Data Warehouse
2 2 (12.50%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 2 (12.50%) SQL Server 2005
2 2 (12.50%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 2 (12.50%) SQL Server 2012
2 2 (12.50%) PerformancePoint
Development Applications
1 5 (31.25%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (12.50%) Visual Studio
2 2 (12.50%) NUnit
2 2 (12.50%) Subversion
2 2 (12.50%) NuGet
2 2 (12.50%) ReSharper
2 2 (12.50%) Git (software)
General
1 5 (31.25%) Finance
Job Titles
1 10 (62.50%) Developer
2 8 (50.00%) .NET Developer
3 5 (31.25%) Analyst
4 4 (25.00%) C# .NET Developer
4 4 (25.00%) C# Developer
4 4 (25.00%) ASP.NET Developer
4 4 (25.00%) C# ASP.NET Developer
5 2 (12.50%) Information Analyst
5 2 (12.50%) SQL Developer
5 2 (12.50%) Test Analyst
5 2 (12.50%) Excel Developer
5 2 (12.50%) MI Analyst
5 2 (12.50%) Report Developer
6 1 (6.25%) Systems Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (62.50%) .NET
2 9 (56.25%) HTML
3 8 (50.00%) ASP.NET
4 7 (43.75%) CSS
4 7 (43.75%) JSON
5 6 (37.50%) jQuery
5 6 (37.50%) Ajax
6 5 (31.25%) ASP.NET MVC
6 5 (31.25%) ASP.NET MVC 3
6 5 (31.25%) Razor View Engine
7 2 (12.50%) XML
7 2 (12.50%) NHibernate
7 2 (12.50%) Ninject
7 2 (12.50%) REST
7 2 (12.50%) CSS3
7 2 (12.50%) HTML5
8 1 (6.25%) Twitter Bootstrap
8 1 (6.25%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 5 (31.25%) GIS
2 2 (12.50%) N-Tier
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (50.00%) OO
2 7 (43.75%) MVC
2 7 (43.75%) Scrum
3 6 (37.50%) UML
4 5 (31.25%) OOP
4 5 (31.25%) OOD
5 4 (25.00%) Business Intelligence
6 2 (12.50%) E-Commerce
6 2 (12.50%) TDD
6 2 (12.50%) Software Testing
6 2 (12.50%) V-Model
7 1 (6.25%) Waterfall
7 1 (6.25%) Software Architecture
7 1 (6.25%) User Stories
7 1 (6.25%) ETL
Programming Languages
1 11 (68.75%) SQL
2 10 (62.50%) C#
3 5 (31.25%) JavaScript
4 4 (25.00%) T-SQL
5 2 (12.50%) COBOL
Qualifications
1 2 (12.50%) ISTQB