The table below looks at the statistics for SQL Server 2008 skills in IT contracts advertised for the East of England 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 9 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
9 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft SQL Server 2008
Rank 83 75 57
Rank change year-on-year
-8 -18
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 2008 41 51 80
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 1.72% 2.00% 3.36%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 8.84% 9.98% 13.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 30 40 60
Average daily rate £350 £353 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.77% +8.53%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £220 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £478 £413
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 3 1
Average hourly rate £42.50 £21.00 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+102.38% -35.38%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £42.50 £28.69 £31.25
% change year-on-year
+48.13% -8.19%
SQL Server 2008
England

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 East of England region.

Database & Business Intelligence Category
East of England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Database & Business Intelligence category
464 511 592
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 19.47% 20.00% 24.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 280 291 350
Average daily rate £388 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.33% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £258 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £368 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.04% +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 20 22 19
Average hourly rate £47.00 £35.59 £33.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+32.06% +5.44%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £36.60 £20.98 £25.65
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £63.00 £45.30 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.50 £32.00 £28.00
% change year-on-year
+14.06% +14.28%

SQL Server 2008
Jobs Demand Trend in the East of England

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

SQL Server 2008 Jobs Demand Trend in the East of England

SQL Server 2008
Daily Rate Trend in the East of England

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

SQL Server 2008 Daily Rate Trend in the East of England

SQL Server 2008
Daily Rate Histogram in the East of England

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing SQL Server 2008 across the East of England region over the 3 months to 9 February 2016.

SQL Server 2008 Daily Rate Histogram in the East of England

SQL Server 2008
Hourly Rate Trend in the East of England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing SQL Server 2008 across the East of England region.

SQL Server 2008 Hourly Rate Trend in the East of England

SQL Server 2008
Contract Job Locations in the East of England

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 East of England region over the 3 months to 9 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
Essex +11 18 £356 -1.72% 7
Cambridgeshire 0 9 £275 -31.25% 2
Hertfordshire +3 5 £389 +10.99% 3
Norfolk -8 4 £300 +1.69% 1
Suffolk -3 3 £320 +0.78% 1
Bedfordshire +1 2 - - 3
SQL Server 2008
England

SQL Server 2008
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the East of England 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 84 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 54 (64.29%) SQL
3 33 (39.29%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 28 (33.33%) SQL Server 2012
5 24 (28.57%) C#
6 23 (27.38%) T-SQL
6 23 (27.38%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 22 (26.19%) .NET
7 22 (26.19%) Windows
8 21 (25.00%) ETL
8 21 (25.00%) Microsoft
9 20 (23.81%) SQL Server 2005
10 19 (22.62%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 17 (20.24%) Windows Server 2012
12 16 (19.05%) Windows Server 2008
12 16 (19.05%) Migration
12 16 (19.05%) Business Intelligence
12 16 (19.05%) Windows Server
13 15 (17.86%) ASP.NET
13 15 (17.86%) MVC
14 14 (16.67%) .NET Framework
15 13 (15.48%) Data Migration
15 13 (15.48%) Entity Framework
16 12 (14.29%) JavaScript
17 11 (13.10%) Clustering
17 11 (13.10%) ASP.NET MVC
17 11 (13.10%) jQuery
18 10 (11.90%) PowerShell
18 10 (11.90%) SQL Server 2014
18 10 (11.90%) TDD

SQL Server 2008
Top Related IT Skills in the East of England by Category

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the East of England 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 9 (10.71%) SharePoint
2 8 (9.52%) MS Exchange
3 4 (4.76%) SharePoint 2010
3 4 (4.76%) SharePoint 2013
4 3 (3.57%) Exchange Server 2007
4 3 (3.57%) Exchange Server 2010
5 2 (2.38%) Exchange Server 2013
6 1 (1.19%) Exchange Server 2003
6 1 (1.19%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 8 (9.52%) MS Excel
2 3 (3.57%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (1.19%) Cognos Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.19%) Dynamics AX
1 1 (1.19%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.19%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (1.19%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 3 (3.57%) Firewall
2 2 (2.38%) DHCP
2 2 (2.38%) DNS
2 2 (2.38%) LAN
2 2 (2.38%) NetScaler
2 2 (2.38%) SAN
2 2 (2.38%) WAN
2 2 (2.38%) Wireless
3 1 (1.19%) Internet
3 1 (1.19%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 84 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 33 (39.29%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 28 (33.33%) SQL Server 2012
4 23 (27.38%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 20 (23.81%) SQL Server 2005
6 19 (22.62%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 10 (11.90%) SQL Server 2014
8 7 (8.33%) Data Warehouse
9 6 (7.14%) OLAP
10 5 (5.95%) Oracle Database
10 5 (5.95%) Oracle9i Database
11 4 (4.76%) SQL Server 2000
12 3 (3.57%) Microsoft Analysis Services
12 3 (3.57%) OLAP Cube
12 3 (3.57%) Relational Database
13 2 (2.38%) MySQL
13 2 (2.38%) RDBMS
13 2 (2.38%) SAP Data Services
14 1 (1.19%) Cognos Powerplay
14 1 (1.19%) DB2
Development Applications
1 5 (5.95%) Team Foundation Server
1 5 (5.95%) Visual Studio
2 4 (4.76%) Selenium
3 3 (3.57%) NUnit
4 1 (1.19%) Git (software)
4 1 (1.19%) Subversion
4 1 (1.19%) TeamCity
General
1 8 (9.52%) Finance
2 4 (4.76%) Advertising
3 3 (3.57%) Automotive
4 2 (2.38%) Aerospace
4 2 (2.38%) Banking
4 2 (2.38%) Manufacturing
5 1 (1.19%) Legal
5 1 (1.19%) Retail
5 1 (1.19%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 47 (55.95%) Developer
2 20 (23.81%) SQL Developer
3 15 (17.86%) .NET Developer
3 15 (17.86%) DBA
3 15 (17.86%) SQL DBA
4 14 (16.67%) C# Developer
5 9 (10.71%) Business Intelligence Developer
5 9 (10.71%) C# .NET Developer
6 8 (9.52%) Administrator
6 8 (9.52%) SQL Server DBA
7 7 (8.33%) ETL Developer
8 6 (7.14%) SQL BI Developer
9 5 (5.95%) Analyst
9 5 (5.95%) SQL Server Developer
10 4 (4.76%) ASP.NET Developer
10 4 (4.76%) Business Developer
10 4 (4.76%) C# ASP.NET Developer
10 4 (4.76%) Microsoft Developer
10 4 (4.76%) SharePoint Administrator
10 4 (4.76%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (26.19%) .NET
2 15 (17.86%) ASP.NET
3 14 (16.67%) .NET Framework
4 13 (15.48%) Entity Framework
5 11 (13.10%) ASP.NET MVC
5 11 (13.10%) jQuery
6 9 (10.71%) CSS
7 7 (8.33%) HTML
8 6 (7.14%) MDX
8 6 (7.14%) WCF
8 6 (7.14%) Web Services
9 5 (5.95%) HTML5
9 5 (5.95%) LINQ
10 4 (4.76%) Ajax
10 4 (4.76%) ASP.NET Web API
10 4 (4.76%) RESTful
10 4 (4.76%) XML
11 3 (3.57%) ASP.NET MVC 5
11 3 (3.57%) CSS3
12 2 (2.38%) ASP.NET MVC 4
Miscellaneous
1 11 (13.10%) Clustering
2 3 (3.57%) Client/Server
2 3 (3.57%) Data Extraction
2 3 (3.57%) Private Cloud
3 2 (2.38%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (2.38%) HP Storage
3 2 (2.38%) Management Information System
4 1 (1.19%) Data Centre
4 1 (1.19%) Hedge funds
4 1 (1.19%) NHS
4 1 (1.19%) PKI
4 1 (1.19%) Reinsurance
4 1 (1.19%) Replication
4 1 (1.19%) RIA
4 1 (1.19%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 22 (26.19%) Windows
2 17 (20.24%) Windows Server 2012
3 16 (19.05%) Windows Server
3 16 (19.05%) Windows Server 2008
4 4 (4.76%) Windows 7
4 4 (4.76%) Windows Server 2003
5 3 (3.57%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (25.00%) ETL
2 16 (19.05%) Business Intelligence
2 16 (19.05%) Migration
3 15 (17.86%) MVC
4 13 (15.48%) Data Migration
5 10 (11.90%) TDD
6 9 (10.71%) Capacity Planning
7 7 (8.33%) Agile Software Development
7 7 (8.33%) Change Control
7 7 (8.33%) Data Analysis
7 7 (8.33%) High Availability
7 7 (8.33%) Performance Tuning
7 7 (8.33%) Validation
8 5 (5.95%) Database Mirroring
9 4 (4.76%) Data Architecture
9 4 (4.76%) Data Modelling
9 4 (4.76%) Database Security
9 4 (4.76%) ITIL
9 4 (4.76%) Security Patching
10 3 (3.57%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 54 (64.29%) SQL
2 24 (28.57%) C#
3 23 (27.38%) T-SQL
4 12 (14.29%) JavaScript
5 10 (11.90%) PowerShell
6 5 (5.95%) PL/SQL
7 1 (1.19%) C
7 1 (1.19%) C-shell
7 1 (1.19%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
7 1 (1.19%) VB
7 1 (1.19%) VB6
7 1 (1.19%) VBA
7 1 (1.19%) XAML
Qualifications
1 6 (7.14%) Degree
2 4 (4.76%) Security Cleared
3 3 (3.57%) SC Cleared
4 2 (2.38%) MCSE
4 2 (2.38%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (10.71%) Data Quality
2 1 (1.19%) SLA
System Software
1 5 (5.95%) Active Directory
1 5 (5.95%) XenApp
2 4 (4.76%) Hyper-V
3 3 (3.57%) XenServer
4 2 (2.38%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 8 (9.52%) SCOM
2 4 (4.76%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 3 (3.57%) Opscode Chef
3 3 (3.57%) Puppet
4 2 (2.38%) SCCM
5 1 (1.19%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 21 (25.00%) Microsoft
2 8 (9.52%) VMware
3 6 (7.14%) Oracle
4 4 (4.76%) HP
4 4 (4.76%) Red Gate
5 3 (3.57%) Citrix
6 2 (2.38%) 3PAR
6 2 (2.38%) Cisco
6 2 (2.38%) SAP
6 2 (2.38%) Tableau
7 1 (1.19%) arcserve
7 1 (1.19%) CA
7 1 (1.19%) Cognos
7 1 (1.19%) F5
7 1 (1.19%) Salesforce.com
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