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 2 July 2015 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
2 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft SQL Server 2008
Rank 83 46 50
Rank change year-on-year
-37 +4
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 2008 65 116 83
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 2.20% 3.95% 3.67%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 9.82% 15.74% 16.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 28 88 45
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£350 £375 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% +36.36%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £264 £278 £198
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £339 £325
% change year-on-year
-4.05% +4.23%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 6 7
Average hourly rate £23.25 £23.00 £25.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+1.08% -8.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.00 £22.00 £23.30
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £31.38 £32.00 £26.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.50 £22.50 £26.00
% change year-on-year
+4.44% -13.46%
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
662 737 492
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 22.43% 25.09% 21.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 367 429 288
Average daily rate £350 £375 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% +15.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £263 £223
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £440
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
- +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 22 29 34
Average hourly rate £23.50 £31.00 £26.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-24.19% +19.23%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.99 £22.00 £21.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £42.50 £42.60
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £30.00 £30.00

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 2 July 2015.

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
Hourly Rate Histogram in the East of England

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing SQL Server 2008 across the East of England region over the 3 months to 2 July 2015.

SQL Server 2008 Hourly Rate Histogram 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 2 July 2015. 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
Cambridgeshire +20 39 £288 -7.25% 4
Essex -10 10 £350 -6.66% 4
Hertfordshire -21 7 £450 +20.00% 10
Bedfordshire -2 5 £358 +28.82% 6
Suffolk -19 2 £238 -40.99% 1
Norfolk -10 1 £300 -
SQL Server 2008
England

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

For the 6 months to 2 July 2015, 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.

1 100 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 44 (44.00%) SQL
3 30 (30.00%) Microsoft
4 29 (29.00%) Windows
4 29 (29.00%) SQL Server 2012
5 26 (26.00%) .NET
6 24 (24.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 23 (23.00%) Business Intelligence
8 22 (22.00%) SQL Server 2005
9 21 (21.00%) Agile Software Development
9 21 (21.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 20 (20.00%) HP
10 20 (20.00%) C#
11 19 (19.00%) Windows Server 2008
12 18 (18.00%) T-SQL
13 17 (17.00%) JavaScript
13 17 (17.00%) E-Commerce
14 16 (16.00%) MS Exchange
14 16 (16.00%) Windows Server 2003
14 16 (16.00%) Hyper-V
14 16 (16.00%) Hadoop
14 16 (16.00%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
15 15 (15.00%) MVC
15 15 (15.00%) Active Directory
16 14 (14.00%) ASP.NET
16 14 (14.00%) Exchange Server 2003
16 14 (14.00%) Windows Server 2012
17 13 (13.00%) Change Control
17 13 (13.00%) Exchange Server 2010
17 13 (13.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services

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

For the 6 months to 2 July 2015, 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 16 (16.00%) MS Exchange
2 14 (14.00%) Exchange Server 2003
3 13 (13.00%) SharePoint
3 13 (13.00%) Exchange Server 2010
4 11 (11.00%) Apache Pig
5 7 (7.00%) IIS
6 6 (6.00%) BizTalk Server
7 5 (5.00%) CMS
8 4 (4.00%) Apache Solr
9 2 (2.00%) SharePoint 2013
10 1 (1.00%) Lync
10 1 (1.00%) Umbraco
10 1 (1.00%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 10 (10.00%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 5 (5.00%) Tridion
2 3 (3.00%) Dynamics AX
3 2 (2.00%) ResourceLink
3 2 (2.00%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.00%) Office 365
2 1 (1.00%) IaaS
2 1 (1.00%) Google Drive
2 1 (1.00%) SaaS
2 1 (1.00%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 13 (13.00%) Firewall
2 11 (11.00%) SAN
3 10 (10.00%) Wireless
4 7 (7.00%) LAN
4 7 (7.00%) WAN
5 6 (6.00%) Intranet
6 4 (4.00%) Wi-Fi
7 3 (3.00%) Cisco ASA
7 3 (3.00%) Internet
7 3 (3.00%) SMTP
8 1 (1.00%) TCP/IP
8 1 (1.00%) BGP
8 1 (1.00%) EIGRP
8 1 (1.00%) MGCP
8 1 (1.00%) Spanning Tree
8 1 (1.00%) ISDN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 100 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 29 (29.00%) SQL Server 2012
3 24 (24.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 22 (22.00%) SQL Server 2005
5 21 (21.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 16 (16.00%) Hadoop
7 13 (13.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 12 (12.00%) Data Warehouse
9 11 (11.00%) Apache Hive
10 9 (9.00%) DTS
10 9 (9.00%) Data Mining
11 6 (6.00%) SQL Server 2000
12 5 (5.00%) OLAP
13 4 (4.00%) MySQL
13 4 (4.00%) Microsoft Analysis Services
13 4 (4.00%) OLAP Cube
14 2 (2.00%) Relational Database
14 2 (2.00%) Big Data
14 2 (2.00%) EDRMS
14 2 (2.00%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 16 (16.00%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
2 13 (13.00%) Visual Studio
3 12 (12.00%) Git (software)
4 5 (5.00%) Subversion
5 4 (4.00%) JIRA
5 4 (4.00%) PowerBuilder
5 4 (4.00%) TeamCity
5 4 (4.00%) MSBuild
6 3 (3.00%) NUnit
7 2 (2.00%) Oracle Forms
7 2 (2.00%) Team Foundation Server
8 1 (1.00%) VSS/SourceSafe
8 1 (1.00%) ReSharper
8 1 (1.00%) Atlassian Bamboo
General
1 13 (13.00%) Finance
2 3 (3.00%) Retail
3 2 (2.00%) Telecoms
3 2 (2.00%) Legal
4 1 (1.00%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 42 (42.00%) Developer
2 29 (29.00%) Analyst
3 13 (13.00%) .NET Developer
4 11 (11.00%) Support Analyst
4 11 (11.00%) Infrastructure Analyst
5 7 (7.00%) Data Analyst
5 7 (7.00%) DBA
5 7 (7.00%) SQL Developer
5 7 (7.00%) SQL DBA
5 7 (7.00%) Hadoop Developer
6 6 (6.00%) Business Intelligence Analyst
6 6 (6.00%) Web Developer
7 5 (5.00%) Architect
7 5 (5.00%) ASP.NET Developer
7 5 (5.00%) C# Developer
7 5 (5.00%) Infrastructure Support Analyst
7 5 (5.00%) C# .NET Developer
8 4 (4.00%) C# ASP.NET Developer
8 4 (4.00%) .NET Web Developer
8 4 (4.00%) PowerBuilder Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 26 (26.00%) .NET
2 14 (14.00%) ASP.NET
3 12 (12.00%) ASP.NET MVC
4 9 (9.00%) CSS
5 8 (8.00%) .NET Framework
5 8 (8.00%) Entity Framework
6 7 (7.00%) HTML
6 7 (7.00%) jQuery
7 5 (5.00%) MDX
8 4 (4.00%) WCF
8 4 (4.00%) XML
8 4 (4.00%) Razor View Engine
9 3 (3.00%) KnockoutJS
9 3 (3.00%) ASP.NET MVC 4
9 3 (3.00%) Ajax
9 3 (3.00%) WPF
10 2 (2.00%) SAP PI
10 2 (2.00%) JSON
10 2 (2.00%) SOAP
10 2 (2.00%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 10 (10.00%) HP Storage
2 7 (7.00%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (4.00%) Clustering
4 3 (3.00%) Data Structures
4 3 (3.00%) HP StoreVirtual
5 2 (2.00%) User Experience
5 2 (2.00%) PKI
5 2 (2.00%) RIA
5 2 (2.00%) Data Extraction
5 2 (2.00%) NHS
5 2 (2.00%) iPad
6 1 (1.00%) Data Integration
6 1 (1.00%) Inversion of Control
6 1 (1.00%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 29 (29.00%) Windows
2 19 (19.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 16 (16.00%) Windows Server 2003
4 14 (14.00%) Windows Server 2012
5 12 (12.00%) Windows 7
6 2 (2.00%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (23.00%) Business Intelligence
2 21 (21.00%) Agile Software Development
3 17 (17.00%) E-Commerce
4 15 (15.00%) MVC
5 13 (13.00%) Change Control
6 12 (12.00%) TDD
7 11 (11.00%) Migration
7 11 (11.00%) ETL
7 11 (11.00%) MapReduce
8 10 (10.00%) Capacity Planning
8 10 (10.00%) ITIL
9 8 (8.00%) CRM
10 7 (7.00%) Network Management
11 6 (6.00%) Data Migration
11 6 (6.00%) Project Management
11 6 (6.00%) Data Analysis
11 6 (6.00%) User Acceptance Testing
11 6 (6.00%) Load Testing
12 5 (5.00%) Enterprise Architecture
12 5 (5.00%) Risk Analysis
Programming Languages
1 44 (44.00%) SQL
2 20 (20.00%) C#
3 18 (18.00%) T-SQL
4 17 (17.00%) JavaScript
5 6 (6.00%) PowerShell
6 4 (4.00%) Java
6 4 (4.00%) VBA
7 3 (3.00%) Pascal
7 3 (3.00%) Data Mining Extensions (DMX)
7 3 (3.00%) Delphi
8 1 (1.00%) Perl
8 1 (1.00%) VB
8 1 (1.00%) VB.NET
8 1 (1.00%) Bash Shell
8 1 (1.00%) VB6
8 1 (1.00%) X++
8 1 (1.00%) Python
Qualifications
1 2 (2.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 2 (2.00%) Degree
2 1 (1.00%) SC Cleared
2 1 (1.00%) Security Cleared
2 1 (1.00%) VCAP
2 1 (1.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 1 (1.00%) MCSE
2 1 (1.00%) MCSA
2 1 (1.00%) MCDBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (3.00%) QA
2 1 (1.00%) SLA
System Software
1 16 (16.00%) Hyper-V
2 15 (15.00%) Active Directory
3 5 (5.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (5.00%) VMware ESXi
4 3 (3.00%) Microsoft App-V
5 2 (2.00%) vSphere
5 2 (2.00%) HDFS
6 1 (1.00%) vCloud
6 1 (1.00%) XenApp
6 1 (1.00%) DFS Replication
Systems Management
1 7 (7.00%) ARCserve
2 2 (2.00%) SCCM
2 2 (2.00%) SCOM
3 1 (1.00%) Puppet
3 1 (1.00%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (1.00%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 30 (30.00%) Microsoft
2 20 (20.00%) HP
3 13 (13.00%) Cisco
4 9 (9.00%) VMware
5 7 (7.00%) Oracle
5 7 (7.00%) CA
6 5 (5.00%) Citrix
7 4 (4.00%) NetApp
8 3 (3.00%) Clearswift
9 2 (2.00%) Metastorm
9 2 (2.00%) SAP
9 2 (2.00%) JD Edwards
9 2 (2.00%) Nintex
10 1 (1.00%) Symantec
10 1 (1.00%) Juniper
10 1 (1.00%) Altiris
10 1 (1.00%) Google
10 1 (1.00%) Sitecore
10 1 (1.00%) Riverbed
10 1 (1.00%) Exinda
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