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 30 April 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.

3 months to
30 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft SQL Server 2008
Rank 96 87 50
Rank change year-on-year
-9 -37
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 2008 28 41 116
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 1.10% 1.53% 3.77%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 6.70% 7.04% 14.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 26 91
Average daily rate £350 £353 £368
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.70% -4.08%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £274 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £398 £463 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £336 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.08% +3.46%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 5
Average hourly rate £40.00 £39.25 £23.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+1.91% +70.65%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.75 £26.85 £33.75
% change year-on-year
-11.52% -20.45%
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
418 582 775
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 16.47% 21.78% 25.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 241 364 426
Average daily rate £399 £400 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.31% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £265 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £525 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 25 28
Average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £35.00
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.00 £17.90 £20.30
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £44.25 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £34.00 £32.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+4.61% -7.14%

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 30 April 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 30 April 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 +7 12 £350 -17.64% 4
Cambridgeshire 0 7 £275 - 2
Hertfordshire 0 5 £388 -16.21% 4
Suffolk 0 3 £575 +63.12% 1
East Anglia - 1 £375 -
SQL Server 2008
England

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

For the 6 months to 30 April 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 65 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 46 (70.77%) SQL
3 35 (53.85%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 23 (35.38%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 21 (32.31%) Microsoft
6 20 (30.77%) C#
6 20 (30.77%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 19 (29.23%) T-SQL
7 19 (29.23%) .NET
8 17 (26.15%) ETL
8 17 (26.15%) Business Intelligence
9 15 (23.08%) ASP.NET
9 15 (23.08%) Windows
10 14 (21.54%) Windows Server 2008
10 14 (21.54%) Windows Server 2012
11 13 (20.00%) SQL Server 2012
11 13 (20.00%) Windows Server
12 12 (18.46%) MVC
12 12 (18.46%) .NET Framework
12 12 (18.46%) JavaScript
12 12 (18.46%) ASP.NET MVC
13 11 (16.92%) Entity Framework
13 11 (16.92%) jQuery
13 11 (16.92%) Web Development
13 11 (16.92%) CSS
13 11 (16.92%) SQL Server 2005
13 11 (16.92%) Migration
14 10 (15.38%) TDD
14 10 (15.38%) HTML
15 9 (13.85%) MS Excel

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

For the 6 months to 30 April 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 8 (12.31%) SharePoint
2 7 (10.77%) MS Exchange
3 5 (7.69%) Exchange Server 2010
4 4 (6.15%) Exchange Server 2013
4 4 (6.15%) SharePoint 2010
5 2 (3.08%) Documentum
5 2 (3.08%) SharePoint 2013
6 1 (1.54%) Exchange Server 2003
6 1 (1.54%) IIS
6 1 (1.54%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 9 (13.85%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (3.08%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.54%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 3 (4.62%) DHCP
1 3 (4.62%) DNS
1 3 (4.62%) Firewall
2 2 (3.08%) LAN
2 2 (3.08%) NetScaler
2 2 (3.08%) Network Security
2 2 (3.08%) SAN
2 2 (3.08%) WAN
2 2 (3.08%) Wireless
3 1 (1.54%) Internet
3 1 (1.54%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 65 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 35 (53.85%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 23 (35.38%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 20 (30.77%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 13 (20.00%) SQL Server 2012
6 11 (16.92%) SQL Server 2005
7 8 (12.31%) SQL Server 2014
8 6 (9.23%) Data Warehouse
9 5 (7.69%) Microsoft Analysis Services
9 5 (7.69%) Oracle Database
9 5 (7.69%) Oracle9i Database
10 4 (6.15%) SAP Data Services
10 4 (6.15%) SQL Server 2000
11 3 (4.62%) OLAP
12 2 (3.08%) MySQL
12 2 (3.08%) OLAP Cube
12 2 (3.08%) RDBMS
12 2 (3.08%) Relational Database
13 1 (1.54%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
13 1 (1.54%) Power BI
Development Applications
1 6 (9.23%) NUnit
2 5 (7.69%) Selenium
3 4 (6.15%) Team Foundation Server
4 3 (4.62%) Visual Studio
5 1 (1.54%) Subversion
5 1 (1.54%) TeamCity
General
1 7 (10.77%) Finance
2 3 (4.62%) Advertising
3 2 (3.08%) Aerospace
3 2 (3.08%) Banking
4 1 (1.54%) Legal
4 1 (1.54%) Manufacturing
4 1 (1.54%) Retail
4 1 (1.54%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 35 (53.85%) Developer
2 14 (21.54%) Administrator
2 14 (21.54%) DBA
2 14 (21.54%) SQL DBA
3 13 (20.00%) SQL Developer
4 12 (18.46%) .NET Developer
5 11 (16.92%) C# Developer
6 8 (12.31%) C# .NET Developer
7 7 (10.77%) SSIS Developer
8 6 (9.23%) ASP.NET Developer
8 6 (9.23%) Business Intelligence Developer
8 6 (9.23%) C# ASP.NET Developer
8 6 (9.23%) SQL Server DBA
9 5 (7.69%) ETL Developer
9 5 (7.69%) Web Developer
10 4 (6.15%) Architect
10 4 (6.15%) Data Administrator
10 4 (6.15%) SAP Administrator
10 4 (6.15%) SQL Server Developer
10 4 (6.15%) SSRS Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (29.23%) .NET
2 15 (23.08%) ASP.NET
3 12 (18.46%) .NET Framework
3 12 (18.46%) ASP.NET MVC
4 11 (16.92%) CSS
4 11 (16.92%) Entity Framework
4 11 (16.92%) jQuery
5 10 (15.38%) HTML
6 8 (12.31%) LINQ
7 7 (10.77%) HTML5
8 6 (9.23%) Ajax
9 5 (7.69%) ASP.NET MVC 5
9 5 (7.69%) CSS3
9 5 (7.69%) Web Services
9 5 (7.69%) XML
10 4 (6.15%) RESTful
10 4 (6.15%) WCF
11 3 (4.62%) ADO.NET
11 3 (4.62%) MDX
12 1 (1.54%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 6 (9.23%) Clustering
2 3 (4.62%) Replication
3 2 (3.08%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (3.08%) Client/Server
3 2 (3.08%) Data Extraction
3 2 (3.08%) Digital Media
3 2 (3.08%) Enterprise Software
3 2 (3.08%) HP Storage
3 2 (3.08%) Robotics
4 1 (1.54%) Data Centre
4 1 (1.54%) Hedge funds
4 1 (1.54%) PKI
4 1 (1.54%) RIA
4 1 (1.54%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 15 (23.08%) Windows
2 14 (21.54%) Windows Server 2008
2 14 (21.54%) Windows Server 2012
3 13 (20.00%) Windows Server
4 3 (4.62%) Windows 7
5 2 (3.08%) Windows 8
5 2 (3.08%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (26.15%) Business Intelligence
1 17 (26.15%) ETL
2 12 (18.46%) MVC
3 11 (16.92%) Migration
3 11 (16.92%) Web Development
4 10 (15.38%) TDD
5 9 (13.85%) Data Migration
6 7 (10.77%) Capacity Planning
6 7 (10.77%) Data Analysis
6 7 (10.77%) Validation
7 6 (9.23%) Agile Software Development
8 5 (7.69%) Performance Tuning
9 4 (6.15%) Data Modelling
9 4 (6.15%) Project Management
9 4 (6.15%) Stakeholder Management
10 3 (4.62%) Change Control
10 3 (4.62%) CRM
10 3 (4.62%) Database Mirroring
10 3 (4.62%) UML
11 2 (3.08%) High Availability
Programming Languages
1 46 (70.77%) SQL
2 20 (30.77%) C#
3 19 (29.23%) T-SQL
4 12 (18.46%) JavaScript
5 5 (7.69%) PL/SQL
6 3 (4.62%) PowerShell
7 2 (3.08%) Java
7 2 (3.08%) PHP
7 2 (3.08%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 3 (4.62%) Degree
2 2 (3.08%) SC Cleared
2 2 (3.08%) Security Cleared
3 1 (1.54%) MCSA
3 1 (1.54%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (13.85%) Data Quality
System Software
1 5 (7.69%) Active Directory
2 2 (3.08%) Hyper-V
2 2 (3.08%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 3 (4.62%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
2 1 (1.54%) FortiGate
2 1 (1.54%) SCOM
Vendors
1 21 (32.31%) Microsoft
2 6 (9.23%) Oracle
3 5 (7.69%) RedGate
4 4 (6.15%) HP
4 4 (6.15%) SAP
5 2 (3.08%) 3PAR
5 2 (3.08%) Blue Prism
5 2 (3.08%) Cisco
5 2 (3.08%) Citrix
5 2 (3.08%) Kofax
5 2 (3.08%) Tableau
5 2 (3.08%) VMware
6 1 (1.54%) arcserve
6 1 (1.54%) CA
6 1 (1.54%) F5
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