The first table below looks at the demand for SQL Server 2008 skills in IT contracts advertised for the Docklands, London 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 16 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Database & Business Intelligence category for the Docklands, London region.

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
16 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft SQL Server 2008
Rank - 14 33
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 2008 0 14 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Docklands, London - 9.52% 1.64%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category - 29.17% 7.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 12 3
Average daily rate - £613 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +58.06%
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £320 £325
% change year-on-year
+1.56% -1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 £30.25 £32.75
% change year-on-year
+7.43% -7.63%
Database & Business Intelligence Category
Docklands, London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Database & Business Intelligence category
34 48 52
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Docklands, London 19.77% 32.65% 21.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 33 43
Average daily rate £475 £550 £530
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-13.63% +3.77%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £400 £388
10% offered a daily rate of more than £590 £625 £635
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £330 £338
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -2.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £28.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+25.00% +1.81%
SQL Server 2008
London

SQL Server 2008
Jobs Demand Trend in Docklands, London

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

SQL Server 2008 Jobs Demand Trend in Docklands, London

SQL Server 2008
Daily Rate Trend in Docklands, London

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

SQL Server 2008 Daily Rate Trend in Docklands, London

SQL Server 2008
Top 8 Related IT Skills in Docklands, London

For the 6 months to 16 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Docklands, London 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 1 (100.00%) SQL
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (100.00%) Disaster Recovery
1 1 (100.00%) Clustering
1 1 (100.00%) Banking
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server 2005
1 1 (100.00%) High Availability
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server 2012

SQL Server 2008
Top Related IT Skills in Docklands, London by Category

For the 6 months to 16 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Docklands, London 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 1 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server 2005
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server 2012
General
1 1 (100.00%) Banking
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) DBA
1 1 (100.00%) SQL DBA
Miscellaneous
1 1 (100.00%) Clustering
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Disaster Recovery
1 1 (100.00%) High Availability
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) SQL