The first table below looks at the demand 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 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 East of England 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 53 46 41
Rank change year-on-year
-7 -5
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 2008 97 84 123
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 3.32% 3.52% 4.09%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 13.53% 16.80% 17.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 77 46 87
Average daily rate
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£355 £306 £315
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.91% -2.77%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £278 £182 £280
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £375 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £325 £325
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 7 6
Average hourly rate £22.50 £26.00 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-13.46% -25.71%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.00 £25.00 £34.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.60 £30.80 £37.25
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £26.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-23.07% -25.71%
Database & Business Intelligence Category
East of England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Database & Business Intelligence category
717 500 715
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 24.50% 20.94% 23.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 437 298 390
Average daily rate £355 £339 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.79% +4.23%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £200 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £410
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 25 29 50
Average hourly rate £31.00 £26.00 £33.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+19.23% -21.21%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.00 £25.00 £17.93
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.00 £50.00 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £27.50 £30.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-8.33% -
SQL Server 2008
England

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 22 July 2014.

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 22 July 2014.

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 22 July 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
Suffolk +3 39 £388 +14.81%
Hertfordshire -1 16 £388 +82.35% 6
Bedfordshire -8 13 £278 -20.71% 14
Cambridgeshire -19 13 £295 -8.52% 8
Norfolk -6 9 £300 -
Essex -13 7 £375 +50.00% 4
SQL Server 2008
England

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

For the 6 months to 22 July 2014, 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.

1 208 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 107 (51.44%) .NET
3 90 (43.27%) SQL
4 89 (42.79%) C#
5 78 (37.50%) ASP.NET
6 75 (36.06%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 73 (35.10%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 63 (30.29%) MVC
9 50 (24.04%) SQL Server 2005
10 44 (21.15%) WCF
10 44 (21.15%) T-SQL
11 41 (19.71%) HTML
12 39 (18.75%) Windows
13 38 (18.27%) JavaScript
14 37 (17.79%) ASP.NET MVC
14 37 (17.79%) SQL Server 2012
15 36 (17.31%) Microsoft
16 34 (16.35%) jQuery
17 33 (15.87%) User Acceptance Testing
18 31 (14.90%) Migration
19 29 (13.94%) CSS
19 29 (13.94%) Visual Studio
19 29 (13.94%) XML
20 28 (13.46%) Web Services
21 26 (12.50%) .NET Framework
21 26 (12.50%) Active Directory
22 25 (12.02%) Finance
23 24 (11.54%) Data Warehouse
23 24 (11.54%) Windows Server 2008
24 23 (11.06%) Business Intelligence

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

For the 6 months to 22 July 2014, 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 21 (10.10%) MS Exchange
1 21 (10.10%) Exchange Server 2010
2 19 (9.13%) Exchange Server 2003
3 13 (6.25%) SharePoint
4 10 (4.81%) IIS
5 5 (2.40%) SharePoint 2010
6 4 (1.92%) WebSphere Application Server
6 4 (1.92%) WebSphere
7 3 (1.44%) Apache
8 2 (0.96%) BizTalk Server
8 2 (0.96%) Exchange Server 2007
8 2 (0.96%) SharePoint Server
8 2 (0.96%) SharePoint 2013
8 2 (0.96%) Node.js
9 1 (0.48%) Lync
9 1 (0.48%) CMS
Applications
1 15 (7.21%) MS Excel
2 4 (1.92%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (0.96%) Oracle General Ledger
2 1 (0.48%) Oracle EBS R12
2 1 (0.48%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 7 (3.37%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (0.48%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 19 (9.13%) Firewall
2 16 (7.69%) Wireless
3 12 (5.77%) Cisco ASA
4 5 (2.40%) SAN
4 5 (2.40%) LAN
4 5 (2.40%) WAN
5 4 (1.92%) DNS
5 4 (1.92%) Internet
6 2 (0.96%) DHCP
6 2 (0.96%) TCP/IP
6 2 (0.96%) Intranet
7 1 (0.48%) NAS
7 1 (0.48%) Unified Communications
7 1 (0.48%) Broadband
Database & Business Intelligence
1 208 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 75 (36.06%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 73 (35.10%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 50 (24.04%) SQL Server 2005
5 37 (17.79%) SQL Server 2012
6 24 (11.54%) Data Warehouse
7 21 (10.10%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 10 (4.81%) Microsoft Analysis Services
9 9 (4.33%) Relational Database
10 8 (3.85%) SQL Server 2000
11 7 (3.37%) MySQL
12 6 (2.88%) DB2
12 6 (2.88%) Crystal Reports
12 6 (2.88%) Data Mart
13 4 (1.92%) DTS
13 4 (1.92%) Oracle Reports
13 4 (1.92%) NoSQL
14 3 (1.44%) Amazon Redshift
15 2 (0.96%) RDBMS
15 2 (0.96%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 29 (13.94%) Visual Studio
2 13 (6.25%) Team Foundation Server
3 5 (2.40%) Eclipse
4 4 (1.92%) MyEclipse
5 2 (0.96%) TeamCity
6 1 (0.48%) Rhino Mocks
6 1 (0.48%) MSTest
6 1 (0.48%) NuGet
6 1 (0.48%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
6 1 (0.48%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 25 (12.02%) Finance
2 4 (1.92%) Telecoms
3 3 (1.44%) Publishing
4 2 (0.96%) General Ledger
4 2 (0.96%) Retail
5 1 (0.48%) Electronics
5 1 (0.48%) Automotive
5 1 (0.48%) Legal
5 1 (0.48%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 128 (61.54%) Developer
2 66 (31.73%) .NET Developer
3 45 (21.63%) C# Developer
3 45 (21.63%) C# .NET Developer
4 29 (13.94%) Analyst
5 27 (12.98%) ASP.NET Developer
5 27 (12.98%) C# ASP.NET Developer
6 20 (9.62%) DBA
7 17 (8.17%) Senior Developer
7 17 (8.17%) Business Intelligence Developer
7 17 (8.17%) SQL Developer
7 17 (8.17%) SQL DBA
8 15 (7.21%) Senior .NET Developer
9 13 (6.25%) SQL Server DBA
10 12 (5.77%) Technical Analyst
10 12 (5.77%) Support Analyst
11 10 (4.81%) Senior C# Developer
11 10 (4.81%) Administrator
12 7 (3.37%) Tester
12 7 (3.37%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 107 (51.44%) .NET
2 78 (37.50%) ASP.NET
3 44 (21.15%) WCF
4 41 (19.71%) HTML
5 37 (17.79%) ASP.NET MVC
6 34 (16.35%) jQuery
7 29 (13.94%) CSS
7 29 (13.94%) XML
8 28 (13.46%) Web Services
9 26 (12.50%) .NET Framework
10 21 (10.10%) Ajax
11 18 (8.65%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
12 14 (6.73%) XSLT
13 12 (5.77%) WPF
14 11 (5.29%) ASP.NET Web Forms
14 11 (5.29%) SOAP
15 10 (4.81%) LINQ
16 9 (4.33%) Razor View Engine
16 9 (4.33%) MDX
17 7 (3.37%) ASP.NET MVC 2
Miscellaneous
1 14 (6.73%) Data Integration
2 12 (5.77%) Clustering
3 11 (5.29%) N-Tier
4 7 (3.37%) Enterprise Software
5 4 (1.92%) Taxonomies
6 3 (1.44%) Open Source
6 3 (1.44%) NHS
7 2 (0.96%) W3C
7 2 (0.96%) Statistics
7 2 (0.96%) Replication
7 2 (0.96%) Reference Data
8 1 (0.48%) Enterprise Storage
8 1 (0.48%) Digital Media
8 1 (0.48%) Data Protection Act
8 1 (0.48%) RIA
8 1 (0.48%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 39 (18.75%) Windows
2 24 (11.54%) Windows Server 2008
3 21 (10.10%) Windows Server 2003
4 17 (8.17%) Windows 7
5 6 (2.88%) UNIX
6 5 (2.40%) Windows Server 2012
7 2 (0.96%) Windows 8
8 1 (0.48%) Android
8 1 (0.48%) Linux
8 1 (0.48%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 63 (30.29%) MVC
2 33 (15.87%) User Acceptance Testing
3 31 (14.90%) Migration
4 23 (11.06%) Business Intelligence
5 18 (8.65%) ETL
6 16 (7.69%) ITIL
7 15 (7.21%) Manual Testing
7 15 (7.21%) Test Scripting
8 13 (6.25%) TDD
9 11 (5.29%) Agile Software Development
9 11 (5.29%) Disaster Recovery
10 10 (4.81%) Data Transformation
11 9 (4.33%) Change Control
11 9 (4.33%) Web Development
11 9 (4.33%) Unit Testing
11 9 (4.33%) Scrum
12 8 (3.85%) Software Engineering
12 8 (3.85%) Capacity Planning
13 7 (3.37%) Performance Tuning
13 7 (3.37%) OO
Programming Languages
1 90 (43.27%) SQL
2 89 (42.79%) C#
3 44 (21.15%) T-SQL
4 38 (18.27%) JavaScript
5 9 (4.33%) VB.NET
6 7 (3.37%) Java
7 5 (2.40%) VB
8 2 (0.96%) Python
9 1 (0.48%) PowerShell
9 1 (0.48%) XAML
9 1 (0.48%) VB6
9 1 (0.48%) Shell Script
9 1 (0.48%) C
9 1 (0.48%) PL/SQL
9 1 (0.48%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 6 (2.88%) Microsoft Certification
2 4 (1.92%) MCTS
2 4 (1.92%) MCITP
3 3 (1.44%) Security Cleared
3 3 (1.44%) MCSE
4 2 (0.96%) SC Cleared
5 1 (0.48%) CTC Cleared
5 1 (0.48%) Cisco Certification
5 1 (0.48%) A+ Certification
5 1 (0.48%) CCNA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (8.65%) QA
2 3 (1.44%) HL7
3 1 (0.48%) SLA
System Software
1 26 (12.50%) Active Directory
2 19 (9.13%) Hyper-V
3 2 (0.96%) XenApp
4 1 (0.48%) vSphere
4 1 (0.48%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (0.48%) vCloud
4 1 (0.48%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 4 (1.92%) ARCserve
2 3 (1.44%) Foglight
3 1 (0.48%) NetBackup
3 1 (0.48%) Backup Exec
3 1 (0.48%) SCCM
3 1 (0.48%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 36 (17.31%) Microsoft
2 19 (9.13%) Cisco
2 19 (9.13%) HP
3 7 (3.37%) Oracle
4 4 (1.92%) JBoss
4 4 (1.92%) CA
4 4 (1.92%) Citrix
5 3 (1.44%) Tableau
5 3 (1.44%) VMware
6 2 (0.96%) Sophos
7 1 (0.48%) Riverbed
7 1 (0.48%) Exinda
7 1 (0.48%) Acronis
7 1 (0.48%) Teradata
7 1 (0.48%) Altiris
7 1 (0.48%) NetApp
7 1 (0.48%) Veritas
7 1 (0.48%) Symantec
7 1 (0.48%) Salesforce.com
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