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 22 July 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
22 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft SQL Server 2008
Rank 21 27 30
Rank change year-on-year
+6 +3
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 2008 1 3 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Docklands, London 0.83% 1.43% 0.87%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 3.45% 5.56% 5.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 3 2
Average daily rate
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£450 £275 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+63.63% -26.66%
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £325 £325
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £26.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-23.07% -25.71%
Database & Business Intelligence Category
Docklands, London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Database & Business Intelligence category
29 54 37
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Docklands, London 23.97% 25.71% 16.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 36 27
Average daily rate £575 £450 £385
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+27.77% +16.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £387 £360 £360
10% offered a daily rate of more than £700 £540 £565
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 £27.50 £30.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-8.33% -
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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 24 Related IT Skills in Docklands, London

For the 6 months to 22 July 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%) C#
1 1 (100.00%) Perl
1 1 (100.00%) PL/SQL
1 1 (100.00%) SQL
1 1 (100.00%) .NET
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (100.00%) Business Objects
1 1 (100.00%) IIS
1 1 (100.00%) MS Project
1 1 (100.00%) MS Office
1 1 (100.00%) Visual Studio
1 1 (100.00%) ASP.NET
1 1 (100.00%) UML
1 1 (100.00%) MS Visio
1 1 (100.00%) Data Modelling
1 1 (100.00%) Informatica
1 1 (100.00%) Banking
1 1 (100.00%) Subversion
1 1 (100.00%) Investment Banking
1 1 (100.00%) BusinessObjects XI
1 1 (100.00%) Data Mapping
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server 2012
1 1 (100.00%) Performance Analysis
1 1 (100.00%) IntelliMatch

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

For the 6 months to 22 July 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.

Application Platforms
1 1 (100.00%) IIS
Applications
1 1 (100.00%) MS Project
1 1 (100.00%) MS Office
1 1 (100.00%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (100.00%) IntelliMatch
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (100.00%) BusinessObjects XI
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 1 (100.00%) Visual Studio
1 1 (100.00%) Subversion
General
1 1 (100.00%) Banking
1 1 (100.00%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Architect
1 1 (100.00%) Technical Architect
1 1 (100.00%) Applications Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (100.00%) .NET
1 1 (100.00%) ASP.NET
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) UML
1 1 (100.00%) Data Modelling
1 1 (100.00%) Data Mapping
1 1 (100.00%) Performance Analysis
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) C#
1 1 (100.00%) Perl
1 1 (100.00%) PL/SQL
1 1 (100.00%) SQL
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Business Objects
1 1 (100.00%) Informatica