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 29 May 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
29 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft SQL Server 2008
Rank 68 50 44
Rank change year-on-year
-18 -6
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 2008 63 103 85
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 2.32% 3.55% 3.85%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 10.43% 15.35% 19.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 27 75 51
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£355 £375 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.33% +36.36%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £259 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
-3.70% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 6 5
Average hourly rate £23.00 £23.00 £25.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -8.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.60 £22.50 £19.90
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £34.38 £38.00 £26.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.00 £23.00 £31.25
% change year-on-year
- -26.40%
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
604 671 447
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 22.22% 23.11% 20.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 334 375 263
Average daily rate £375 £375 £315
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +19.04%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £450 £440
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £350 £335
% change year-on-year
+4.28% +4.47%
Number of hourly rates quoted 25 28 28
Average hourly rate £38.00 £36.75 £27.49
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.40% +33.68%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.00 £21.90 £17.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £41.40 £32.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £28.69 £34.50 £28.75
% change year-on-year
-16.84% +20.00%

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 29 May 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 29 May 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 29 May 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 +14 36 £288 +15.00% 6
Essex -8 10 £425 +13.33% 3
Hertfordshire -10 9 £463 +41.22% 7
Suffolk -20 4 £238 -42.59% 1
Bedfordshire +4 3 £358 +28.82% 1
Norfolk -2 1 £300 - 1
SQL Server 2008
England

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

For the 6 months to 29 May 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.

1 101 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 55 (54.46%) SQL
3 34 (33.66%) Microsoft
4 32 (31.68%) Windows
5 31 (30.69%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 30 (29.70%) .NET
7 29 (28.71%) T-SQL
8 28 (27.72%) SQL Server 2012
9 24 (23.76%) C#
9 24 (23.76%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 21 (20.79%) Agile Software Development
10 21 (20.79%) SQL Server 2005
10 21 (20.79%) MVC
10 21 (20.79%) JavaScript
10 21 (20.79%) ASP.NET
11 20 (19.80%) Business Intelligence
12 18 (17.82%) Windows Server 2008
13 17 (16.83%) HP
14 16 (15.84%) Windows Server 2003
15 15 (14.85%) E-Commerce
15 15 (14.85%) Hyper-V
16 14 (13.86%) Hadoop
16 14 (13.86%) .NET Framework
16 14 (13.86%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
17 13 (12.87%) MS Exchange
17 13 (12.87%) ETL
17 13 (12.87%) XML
17 13 (12.87%) ITIL
17 13 (12.87%) Visual Studio
17 13 (12.87%) HTML

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

For the 6 months to 29 May 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 13 (12.87%) MS Exchange
2 11 (10.89%) SharePoint
2 11 (10.89%) Exchange Server 2010
2 11 (10.89%) Exchange Server 2003
3 9 (8.91%) Apache Pig
4 8 (7.92%) BizTalk Server
5 5 (4.95%) IIS
5 5 (4.95%) CMS
6 4 (3.96%) Apache Solr
7 1 (0.99%) Lync
7 1 (0.99%) Umbraco
7 1 (0.99%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 10 (9.90%) MS Excel
2 2 (1.98%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 5 (4.95%) Tridion
2 4 (3.96%) Dynamics AX
3 2 (1.98%) Dynamics CRM
3 2 (1.98%) ResourceLink
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.99%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 11 (10.89%) Firewall
2 8 (7.92%) Intranet
2 8 (7.92%) Wireless
2 8 (7.92%) SAN
3 5 (4.95%) LAN
3 5 (4.95%) WAN
3 5 (4.95%) FTP
4 4 (3.96%) Wi-Fi
5 3 (2.97%) Internet
5 3 (2.97%) Cisco ASA
6 2 (1.98%) SMTP
7 1 (0.99%) ISDN
7 1 (0.99%) TCP/IP
7 1 (0.99%) BGP
7 1 (0.99%) EIGRP
7 1 (0.99%) MGCP
7 1 (0.99%) Spanning Tree
Database & Business Intelligence
1 101 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 31 (30.69%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 28 (27.72%) SQL Server 2012
4 24 (23.76%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 21 (20.79%) SQL Server 2005
6 14 (13.86%) Hadoop
7 12 (11.88%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 12 (11.88%) SQL Server 2000
8 10 (9.90%) Data Warehouse
9 9 (8.91%) DTS
9 9 (8.91%) Apache Hive
10 7 (6.93%) Data Mining
11 5 (4.95%) OLAP
11 5 (4.95%) Relational Database
12 4 (3.96%) MySQL
13 3 (2.97%) Microsoft Analysis Services
13 3 (2.97%) OLAP Cube
14 2 (1.98%) EDRMS
14 2 (1.98%) RDBMS
14 2 (1.98%) DB2
Development Applications
1 14 (13.86%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
2 13 (12.87%) Visual Studio
3 9 (8.91%) Git (software)
4 7 (6.93%) Team Foundation Server
5 5 (4.95%) VSS/SourceSafe
6 4 (3.96%) TeamCity
6 4 (3.96%) MSBuild
6 4 (3.96%) JIRA
6 4 (3.96%) Subversion
6 4 (3.96%) PowerBuilder
7 2 (1.98%) NUnit
7 2 (1.98%) Oracle Forms
General
1 8 (7.92%) Finance
2 6 (5.94%) Telecoms
3 3 (2.97%) Retail
4 2 (1.98%) Legal
5 1 (0.99%) Manufacturing
5 1 (0.99%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 48 (47.52%) Developer
2 24 (23.76%) Analyst
3 14 (13.86%) .NET Developer
4 9 (8.91%) Support Analyst
5 8 (7.92%) SQL Developer
5 8 (7.92%) Infrastructure Analyst
6 7 (6.93%) Software Developer
6 7 (6.93%) DBA
6 7 (6.93%) SQL DBA
6 7 (6.93%) Hadoop Developer
7 6 (5.94%) C# .NET Developer
7 6 (5.94%) Web Developer
7 6 (5.94%) Architect
7 6 (5.94%) C# Developer
8 5 (4.95%) Systems Analyst
8 5 (4.95%) Data Analyst
8 5 (4.95%) ASP.NET Developer
8 5 (4.95%) Applications Architect
8 5 (4.95%) Business Intelligence Developer
9 4 (3.96%) C# ASP.NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 30 (29.70%) .NET
2 21 (20.79%) ASP.NET
3 14 (13.86%) .NET Framework
4 13 (12.87%) XML
4 13 (12.87%) HTML
4 13 (12.87%) ASP.NET MVC
5 11 (10.89%) CSS
5 11 (10.89%) jQuery
6 9 (8.91%) Web Services
6 9 (8.91%) Razor View Engine
6 9 (8.91%) Entity Framework
7 7 (6.93%) ADO.NET
7 7 (6.93%) Ajax
8 5 (4.95%) DHTML
8 5 (4.95%) WinForms
9 4 (3.96%) KnockoutJS
10 3 (2.97%) MDX
10 3 (2.97%) WCF
10 3 (2.97%) CSS3
10 3 (2.97%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 6 (5.94%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (4.95%) Clustering
3 3 (2.97%) PKI
4 2 (1.98%) User Experience
4 2 (1.98%) RIA
4 2 (1.98%) Data Extraction
4 2 (1.98%) iPad
4 2 (1.98%) Inversion of Control
4 2 (1.98%) NHS
5 1 (0.99%) Data Integration
5 1 (0.99%) Video Conferencing
5 1 (0.99%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 32 (31.68%) Windows
2 18 (17.82%) Windows Server 2008
3 16 (15.84%) Windows Server 2003
4 11 (10.89%) Windows Server 2012
5 10 (9.90%) Windows 7
6 2 (1.98%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (20.79%) Agile Software Development
1 21 (20.79%) MVC
2 20 (19.80%) Business Intelligence
3 15 (14.85%) E-Commerce
4 13 (12.87%) ETL
4 13 (12.87%) ITIL
5 12 (11.88%) Migration
6 11 (10.89%) Change Control
7 10 (9.90%) TDD
8 9 (8.91%) MapReduce
9 8 (7.92%) Performance Tuning
9 8 (7.92%) Capacity Planning
10 7 (6.93%) Project Management
10 7 (6.93%) Unit Testing
10 7 (6.93%) Data Migration
11 6 (5.94%) Converged Infrastructure
11 6 (5.94%) User Acceptance Testing
11 6 (5.94%) Load Testing
11 6 (5.94%) Database Tuning
11 6 (5.94%) Enterprise Architecture
Programming Languages
1 55 (54.46%) SQL
2 29 (28.71%) T-SQL
3 24 (23.76%) C#
4 21 (20.79%) JavaScript
5 6 (5.94%) VB.NET
6 5 (4.95%) Java
6 5 (4.95%) VBScript
6 5 (4.95%) PowerShell
7 4 (3.96%) VBA
8 2 (1.98%) Pascal
8 2 (1.98%) Delphi
9 1 (0.99%) VB
9 1 (0.99%) VB6
9 1 (0.99%) X++
9 1 (0.99%) Data Mining Extensions (DMX)
Qualifications
1 3 (2.97%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (1.98%) Degree
3 1 (0.99%) MCSE
3 1 (0.99%) MCSA
3 1 (0.99%) MCDBA
3 1 (0.99%) SC Cleared
3 1 (0.99%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (0.99%) SLA
1 1 (0.99%) QA
System Software
1 15 (14.85%) Hyper-V
2 12 (11.88%) Active Directory
3 5 (4.95%) VMware ESXi
4 4 (3.96%) VMware Infrastructure
5 3 (2.97%) Microsoft App-V
6 1 (0.99%) DFS Replication
6 1 (0.99%) vSphere
6 1 (0.99%) XenApp
6 1 (0.99%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 5 (4.95%) ARCserve
2 3 (2.97%) SCCM
2 3 (2.97%) SCOM
3 1 (0.99%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 34 (33.66%) Microsoft
2 17 (16.83%) HP
3 10 (9.90%) Cisco
4 8 (7.92%) Oracle
5 7 (6.93%) VMware
6 5 (4.95%) CA
6 5 (4.95%) Citrix
7 3 (2.97%) SAP
7 3 (2.97%) Metastorm
7 3 (2.97%) Nintex
8 2 (1.98%) JD Edwards
8 2 (1.98%) Clearswift
8 2 (1.98%) NetApp
9 1 (0.99%) Sybase
9 1 (0.99%) Juniper
9 1 (0.99%) Symantec
9 1 (0.99%) Altiris
9 1 (0.99%) Exinda
9 1 (0.99%) Sitecore
9 1 (0.99%) Riverbed
Bedfordshire
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Rate: £325 - £390 per day
Posted: 23 days ago