The table below looks at the statistics for SQL Server 2008 skills in IT contracts advertised for the Edinburgh 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 September 2014 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
22 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft SQL Server 2008
Rank 44 53 54
Rank change year-on-year
+9 +1
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 2008 30 18 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 2.50% 1.58% 0.65%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 12.50% 8.61% 5.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 11 2
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£325 £350 £315
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.14% +11.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £211 £265 £303
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £375 £327
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £325 £325
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Average hourly rate £11.50 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.50 £32.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-40.00% -7.14%
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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 Edinburgh region.

Database & Business Intelligence Category
Edinburgh
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Database & Business Intelligence category
240 209 134
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 20.00% 18.37% 12.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 138 92 55
Average daily rate £367 £350 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.85% +16.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £256 £256 £204
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £455 £440
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £340 £338
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +0.74%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 1 4
Average hourly rate £12.00 £32.50 £20.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-63.07% +58.53%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £32.50 £18.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £32.50 £22.05
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.09 £30.00 £31.75
% change year-on-year
+6.96% -5.51%

SQL Server 2008
Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

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

SQL Server 2008 Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

SQL Server 2008
Daily Rate Trend in Edinburgh

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

SQL Server 2008 Daily Rate Trend in Edinburgh

SQL Server 2008
Daily Rate Histogram in Edinburgh

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing SQL Server 2008 across the Edinburgh region over the 3 months to 22 September 2014.

SQL Server 2008 Daily Rate Histogram in Edinburgh

SQL Server 2008
Hourly Rate Trend in Edinburgh

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

SQL Server 2008 Hourly Rate Trend in Edinburgh

SQL Server 2008
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 22 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Edinburgh 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 41 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 31 (75.61%) .NET
3 24 (58.54%) C#
4 14 (34.15%) SharePoint
5 11 (26.83%) Microsoft
6 10 (24.39%) SQL Server 2000
6 10 (24.39%) ASP.NET
6 10 (24.39%) VBA
6 10 (24.39%) MS Office
6 10 (24.39%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 9 (21.95%) Agile Software Development
7 9 (21.95%) SQL Server 2005
7 9 (21.95%) Finance
8 8 (19.51%) CMS
8 8 (19.51%) Business Intelligence
8 8 (19.51%) JavaScript
8 8 (19.51%) SQL
8 8 (19.51%) ETL
8 8 (19.51%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 6 (14.63%) Windows
10 5 (12.20%) Data Modelling
10 5 (12.20%) Data Warehouse
10 5 (12.20%) T-SQL
10 5 (12.20%) Microsoft Analysis Services
10 5 (12.20%) .NET Framework
10 5 (12.20%) WinForms
10 5 (12.20%) Relational Database
11 4 (9.76%) SQL Server 2012
11 4 (9.76%) MVC
11 4 (9.76%) Asset Management

SQL Server 2008
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 22 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Edinburgh 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 14 (34.15%) SharePoint
2 8 (19.51%) CMS
3 3 (7.32%) MS Exchange
3 3 (7.32%) SharePoint 2010
4 2 (4.88%) Exchange Server 2010
4 2 (4.88%) SharePoint 2013
4 2 (4.88%) Oracle HTTP Server
4 2 (4.88%) Exchange Server 2007
4 2 (4.88%) IIS
5 1 (2.44%) Lync
Applications
1 10 (24.39%) MS Office
2 4 (9.76%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (2.44%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (2.44%) FINCAD Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 4 (9.76%) TCP/IP
1 4 (9.76%) DNS
2 2 (4.88%) DHCP
2 2 (4.88%) HTTP
3 1 (2.44%) SAN
3 1 (2.44%) iSCSI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 41 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 10 (24.39%) SQL Server 2000
2 10 (24.39%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 9 (21.95%) SQL Server 2005
4 8 (19.51%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 5 (12.20%) Microsoft Analysis Services
5 5 (12.20%) Data Warehouse
5 5 (12.20%) Relational Database
6 4 (9.76%) SQL Server 2012
7 3 (7.32%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 2 (4.88%) Oracle Database 11g
8 2 (4.88%) Oracle Database
8 2 (4.88%) Oracle Exadata
8 2 (4.88%) MySQL
8 2 (4.88%) Oracle Database 10g
8 2 (4.88%) Oracle8/8i Database
8 2 (4.88%) Oracle9i Database
9 1 (2.44%) OLAP
9 1 (2.44%) Star Schema
9 1 (2.44%) Business Intelligence Development Studio
Development Applications
1 4 (9.76%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (4.88%) Visual Studio
2 2 (4.88%) CruiseControl
2 2 (4.88%) TeamCity
2 2 (4.88%) Git (software)
3 1 (2.44%) Subversion
3 1 (2.44%) MSTest
3 1 (2.44%) Moq
General
1 9 (21.95%) Finance
2 1 (2.44%) Games
2 1 (2.44%) Banking
2 1 (2.44%) Retail
2 1 (2.44%) Investment Banking
2 1 (2.44%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 21 (51.22%) Developer
2 12 (29.27%) .NET Developer
3 8 (19.51%) Applications Support
4 6 (14.63%) Architect
5 4 (9.76%) Solutions Architect
5 4 (9.76%) Analyst
5 4 (9.76%) Data Architect
5 4 (9.76%) Data Warehouse Architect
6 3 (7.32%) SQL Developer
7 2 (4.88%) Oracle DBA
7 2 (4.88%) Infrastructure Specialist
7 2 (4.88%) ScrumMaster
7 2 (4.88%) SharePoint Specialist
7 2 (4.88%) Business Intelligence Developer
7 2 (4.88%) DBA
7 2 (4.88%) Applications Developer
7 2 (4.88%) Support Analyst
7 2 (4.88%) Service Analyst
7 2 (4.88%) Lead Developer
7 2 (4.88%) Applications Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 31 (75.61%) .NET
2 10 (24.39%) ASP.NET
3 5 (12.20%) WinForms
3 5 (12.20%) .NET Framework
4 3 (7.32%) JSON
4 3 (7.32%) XML
5 2 (4.88%) HTML
5 2 (4.88%) Ajax
5 2 (4.88%) CSS
5 2 (4.88%) WCF
5 2 (4.88%) WPF
5 2 (4.88%) jQuery
5 2 (4.88%) HTML5
5 2 (4.88%) CSS3
6 1 (2.44%) Twitter Bootstrap
6 1 (2.44%) Unity DI Container
6 1 (2.44%) Unity (Game Engine)
6 1 (2.44%) RESTful
6 1 (2.44%) Web Services
6 1 (2.44%) MDX
Miscellaneous
1 2 (4.88%) Clustering
1 2 (4.88%) Fat Client
1 2 (4.88%) Data Integration
1 2 (4.88%) Thin Client
2 1 (2.44%) Fixed Income
2 1 (2.44%) iPhone
2 1 (2.44%) iPad
2 1 (2.44%) Mobile App
2 1 (2.44%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 6 (14.63%) Windows
2 2 (4.88%) AIX
2 2 (4.88%) Windows Server 2003
2 2 (4.88%) Windows Server 2008
2 2 (4.88%) Windows 7
3 1 (2.44%) Apple iOS
3 1 (2.44%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (21.95%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (19.51%) ETL
2 8 (19.51%) Business Intelligence
3 5 (12.20%) Data Modelling
4 4 (9.76%) MVC
4 4 (9.76%) Asset Management
5 3 (7.32%) ITIL
6 2 (4.88%) Scrum
6 2 (4.88%) Load Balancing
6 2 (4.88%) Unit Testing
6 2 (4.88%) Investment Management
6 2 (4.88%) Continuous Improvement
6 2 (4.88%) Performance Monitoring
7 1 (2.44%) iOS Development
7 1 (2.44%) Performance Tuning
7 1 (2.44%) Data Migration
7 1 (2.44%) MVVM
7 1 (2.44%) Web Development
7 1 (2.44%) TDD
7 1 (2.44%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 24 (58.54%) C#
2 10 (24.39%) VBA
3 8 (19.51%) JavaScript
3 8 (19.51%) SQL
4 5 (12.20%) T-SQL
5 4 (9.76%) PowerShell
6 3 (7.32%) VBScript
7 1 (2.44%) VB.NET
7 1 (2.44%) PL/SQL
7 1 (2.44%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 4 (9.76%) Microsoft Certification
2 3 (7.32%) Degree
3 2 (4.88%) CTC Cleared
3 2 (4.88%) Security Cleared
3 2 (4.88%) MCSE
3 2 (4.88%) CCNA
3 2 (4.88%) Cisco Certification
3 2 (4.88%) ITIL Certification
3 2 (4.88%) MCDST
3 2 (4.88%) MCTS
3 2 (4.88%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (4.88%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (9.76%) Active Directory
2 2 (4.88%) Oracle RAC
3 1 (2.44%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 2 (4.88%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
1 2 (4.88%) SCOM
1 2 (4.88%) Data Guard
Vendors
1 11 (26.83%) Microsoft
2 2 (4.88%) Oracle
3 1 (2.44%) Bloomberg
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