The table below looks at the statistics for SQL Server 2008 skills in IT contracts advertised for the East Sussex 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 28 August 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
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft SQL Server 2008
Rank 41 44 20
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -24
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 2008 9 3 21
As % of all contract IT jobs located in East Sussex 2.39% 0.74% 7.34%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 7.96% 3.45% 24.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 1 16
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£330 £263 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+25.71% -27.58%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £306 £263 £326
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £263 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.61% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £29.50 £19.50 £30.50
% change year-on-year
+51.28% -36.06%
SQL Server 2008
South East

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 Sussex region.

Database & Business Intelligence Category
East Sussex
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Database & Business Intelligence category
113 87 86
As % of all contract IT jobs located in East Sussex 30.05% 21.43% 30.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 82 37 54
Average daily rate £400 £310 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+29.03% -14.48%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £200 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £415 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 8 0
Average hourly rate £18.68 £20.00 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-6.60% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.55 £30.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+11.83% -7.69%

SQL Server 2008
Jobs Demand Trend in East Sussex

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

SQL Server 2008 Jobs Demand Trend in East Sussex

SQL Server 2008
Daily Rate Trend in East Sussex

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

SQL Server 2008 Daily Rate Trend in East Sussex

SQL Server 2008
Hourly Rate Trend in East Sussex

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

SQL Server 2008 Hourly Rate Trend in East Sussex

SQL Server 2008
Contract Job Locations in East Sussex

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 Sussex region over the 3 months to 28 August 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
Brighton +8 9 £330 +25.71% 2
SQL Server 2008
South East

SQL Server 2008
Top 30 Related IT Skills in East Sussex

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the East Sussex 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 15 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 11 (73.33%) Windows
3 9 (60.00%) SharePoint
3 9 (60.00%) Finance
4 8 (53.33%) Active Directory
4 8 (53.33%) EMC
4 8 (53.33%) SAN
4 8 (53.33%) IIS
4 8 (53.33%) VMware
4 8 (53.33%) VMware Infrastructure
4 8 (53.33%) Change Control
5 7 (46.67%) Windows 7
5 7 (46.67%) Windows Server 2008
5 7 (46.67%) EMC NetWorker
5 7 (46.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 7 (46.67%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 7 (46.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 7 (46.67%) SQL
6 6 (40.00%) T-SQL
7 5 (33.33%) MS Exchange
7 5 (33.33%) Microsoft
7 5 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2010
7 5 (33.33%) Windows Server 2012
8 4 (26.67%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 4 (26.67%) Business Intelligence
9 3 (20.00%) ETL
9 3 (20.00%) Data Warehouse
9 3 (20.00%) Microsoft Certification
9 3 (20.00%) Capacity Planning
9 3 (20.00%) Microsoft Analysis Services

SQL Server 2008
Top Related IT Skills in East Sussex by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the East Sussex 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 (60.00%) SharePoint
2 8 (53.33%) IIS
3 5 (33.33%) MS Exchange
3 5 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (6.67%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 2 (13.33%) MS Excel
2 1 (6.67%) PowerPivot
Business Applications
1 1 (6.67%) Cognos Business Intelligence
Communications & Networking
1 8 (53.33%) SAN
2 2 (13.33%) Firewall
2 2 (13.33%) Wi-Fi
2 2 (13.33%) Cisco ASA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 7 (46.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 7 (46.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 4 (26.67%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 3 (20.00%) SQL Server 2012
4 3 (20.00%) Data Warehouse
4 3 (20.00%) Microsoft Analysis Services
5 1 (6.67%) OLAP
5 1 (6.67%) QlikView
5 1 (6.67%) SQL Server 2005
5 1 (6.67%) Cognos Report Studio
5 1 (6.67%) Cognos Framework Manager
5 1 (6.67%) Cognos Transformer
5 1 (6.67%) Microsoft Power View
5 1 (6.67%) OLAP Cube
5 1 (6.67%) PerformancePoint
5 1 (6.67%) Business Intelligence Development Studio
Development Applications
1 2 (13.33%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (6.67%) Visual Studio
General
1 9 (60.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 5 (33.33%) Administrator
2 3 (20.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 3 (20.00%) SQL DBA
2 3 (20.00%) Developer
2 3 (20.00%) DBA
2 3 (20.00%) Senior DBA
2 3 (20.00%) Senior SQL DBA
2 3 (20.00%) Business Intelligence Developer
3 2 (13.33%) Infrastructure Technician
3 2 (13.33%) Systems Administrator
3 2 (13.33%) Support Technician
4 1 (6.67%) Analyst
4 1 (6.67%) SQL Server Developer
4 1 (6.67%) SQL Developer
4 1 (6.67%) SQL Server BI Developer
4 1 (6.67%) Cognos BI Developer
4 1 (6.67%) Cognos Developer
4 1 (6.67%) Development Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (13.33%) .NET
1 2 (13.33%) COM+
2 1 (6.67%) MDX
2 1 (6.67%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 1 (6.67%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 11 (73.33%) Windows
2 7 (46.67%) Windows Server 2008
2 7 (46.67%) Windows 7
3 5 (33.33%) Windows Server 2012
4 2 (13.33%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (53.33%) Change Control
2 4 (26.67%) Business Intelligence
3 3 (20.00%) Performance Monitoring
3 3 (20.00%) ETL
3 3 (20.00%) Capacity Planning
4 2 (13.33%) Disaster Recovery
4 2 (13.33%) Business Continuity
5 1 (6.67%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (6.67%) Data Migration
5 1 (6.67%) Migration
5 1 (6.67%) ETL Development
Programming Languages
1 7 (46.67%) SQL
2 6 (40.00%) T-SQL
3 2 (13.33%) C#
4 1 (6.67%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 7 (46.67%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 3 (20.00%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 8 (53.33%) Active Directory
1 8 (53.33%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 7 (46.67%) EMC NetWorker
2 2 (13.33%) NetCrunch
Vendors
1 8 (53.33%) EMC
1 8 (53.33%) VMware
2 5 (33.33%) Microsoft
3 2 (13.33%) Cisco
3 2 (13.33%) LANDesk
3 2 (13.33%) Splunk
4 1 (6.67%) IBM
4 1 (6.67%) Cognos