The table below looks at the statistics for SQL Server 2008 skills in IT contracts advertised for the Essex 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 August 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 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft SQL Server 2008
Rank 39 36 32
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -4
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 2008 13 16 20
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 2.65% 3.46% 4.05%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 10.83% 16.16% 17.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 7 20
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£375 £373 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.67% +24.16%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £176 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £445 £400 £350
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £325 £320
% change year-on-year
- +1.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Average hourly rate - £25.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.50 £30.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-36.06% -12.85%
SQL Server 2008
East of 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 Essex region.

Database & Business Intelligence Category
Essex
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Database & Business Intelligence category
120 99 113
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 24.44% 21.43% 22.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 74 52 51
Average daily rate £400 £350 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% +16.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £175 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £498 £401 £350
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 9 27
Average hourly rate £31.00 £25.50 £28.32
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+21.56% -9.94%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £27.80 £25.00 £23.63
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £38.50 £35.00 £37.05
UK excluding London average hourly rate £28.50 £30.75 £29.00
% change year-on-year
-7.31% +6.03%

SQL Server 2008
Jobs Demand Trend in Essex

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

SQL Server 2008 Jobs Demand Trend in Essex

SQL Server 2008
Daily Rate Trend in Essex

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

SQL Server 2008 Daily Rate Trend in Essex

SQL Server 2008
Daily Rate Histogram in Essex

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

SQL Server 2008 Daily Rate Histogram in Essex

SQL Server 2008
Hourly Rate Trend in Essex

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

SQL Server 2008 Hourly Rate Trend in Essex

SQL Server 2008
Contract Job Locations in Essex

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 Essex region over the 3 months to 22 August 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
Colchester - 4 £388 -
Saffron Walden - - - - 1
Basildon - - - -
Billericay - - - -
Brentwood - - - -
Chelmsford - - - -
SQL Server 2008
East of England

SQL Server 2008
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Essex 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 29 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 22 (75.86%) SQL
3 17 (58.62%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 15 (51.72%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 14 (48.28%) SQL Server 2012
6 11 (37.93%) Unit Testing
6 11 (37.93%) TDD
6 11 (37.93%) Business Intelligence
6 11 (37.93%) .NET
7 9 (31.03%) C#
7 9 (31.03%) Microsoft
7 9 (31.03%) Finance
7 9 (31.03%) Dimensional Modelling
8 8 (27.59%) SQL Server 2005
8 8 (27.59%) Data Warehouse
9 7 (24.14%) WCF
9 7 (24.14%) Data Mart
9 7 (24.14%) MVC
10 6 (20.69%) ASP.NET
10 6 (20.69%) MS Excel
11 5 (17.24%) XML
11 5 (17.24%) HTML
11 5 (17.24%) JavaScript
11 5 (17.24%) Visual Studio
12 4 (13.79%) Ajax
12 4 (13.79%) ASP.NET Web Forms
13 3 (10.34%) SQL Server Analysis Services
13 3 (10.34%) T-SQL
14 2 (6.90%) BizTalk Server
14 2 (6.90%) Migration

SQL Server 2008
Top Related IT Skills in Essex by Category

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Essex 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 2 (6.90%) BizTalk Server
2 1 (3.45%) SharePoint 2010
2 1 (3.45%) Exchange Server 2013
2 1 (3.45%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (3.45%) MS Exchange
2 1 (3.45%) CICS
2 1 (3.45%) SharePoint
Applications
1 6 (20.69%) MS Excel
2 1 (3.45%) MS Visio
Database & Business Intelligence
1 29 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 17 (58.62%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 15 (51.72%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 14 (48.28%) SQL Server 2012
5 8 (27.59%) SQL Server 2005
5 8 (27.59%) Data Warehouse
6 7 (24.14%) Data Mart
7 3 (10.34%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 1 (3.45%) Oracle Database
8 1 (3.45%) IDMS
8 1 (3.45%) Oracle Database 11g
8 1 (3.45%) Ingres
8 1 (3.45%) DB2
Development Applications
1 5 (17.24%) Visual Studio
2 1 (3.45%) MSTest
2 1 (3.45%) Rhino Mocks
General
1 9 (31.03%) Finance
Job Titles
1 20 (68.97%) Developer
2 11 (37.93%) Business Intelligence Developer
3 6 (20.69%) .NET Developer
3 6 (20.69%) C# Developer
3 6 (20.69%) C# .NET Developer
4 5 (17.24%) DBA
4 5 (17.24%) ASP.NET Developer
4 5 (17.24%) SQL DBA
4 5 (17.24%) C# ASP.NET Developer
5 4 (13.79%) SQL Developer
5 4 (13.79%) SQL Server DBA
5 4 (13.79%) Business Developer
6 1 (3.45%) WPF Developer
6 1 (3.45%) Administrator
6 1 (3.45%) SQL Server Developer
6 1 (3.45%) Applications Architect
6 1 (3.45%) ETL Developer
6 1 (3.45%) Server Administrator
6 1 (3.45%) Architect
6 1 (3.45%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (37.93%) .NET
2 7 (24.14%) WCF
3 6 (20.69%) ASP.NET
4 5 (17.24%) XML
4 5 (17.24%) HTML
5 4 (13.79%) Ajax
5 4 (13.79%) ASP.NET Web Forms
6 2 (6.90%) WPF
6 2 (6.90%) Silverlight
6 2 (6.90%) ASP.NET MVC
7 1 (3.45%) HTML5
7 1 (3.45%) RESTful
7 1 (3.45%) AngularJS
7 1 (3.45%) Twitter Bootstrap
7 1 (3.45%) Unity DI Container
7 1 (3.45%) ASP.NET Web API
7 1 (3.45%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
7 1 (3.45%) .NET Framework
7 1 (3.45%) XSLT
7 1 (3.45%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 2 (6.90%) Clustering
2 1 (3.45%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (3.45%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 1 (3.45%) Windows Server 2008
1 1 (3.45%) Windows 7
1 1 (3.45%) Windows 8
1 1 (3.45%) Windows Server 2012
1 1 (3.45%) Windows Server 2003
1 1 (3.45%) Windows XP
1 1 (3.45%) OpenVMS
1 1 (3.45%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (37.93%) Unit Testing
1 11 (37.93%) TDD
1 11 (37.93%) Business Intelligence
2 9 (31.03%) Dimensional Modelling
3 7 (24.14%) MVC
4 2 (6.90%) Migration
4 2 (6.90%) User Acceptance Testing
5 1 (3.45%) Dependency Injection
5 1 (3.45%) Stakeholder Engagement
5 1 (3.45%) Data Migration
5 1 (3.45%) Data Architecture
5 1 (3.45%) Master Data Management
5 1 (3.45%) Manual Testing
5 1 (3.45%) Data Governance
5 1 (3.45%) Use Case
5 1 (3.45%) Test Scripting
5 1 (3.45%) Enterprise Architecture
5 1 (3.45%) Stakeholder Management
5 1 (3.45%) Data Management
5 1 (3.45%) Zachman Framework
Programming Languages
1 22 (75.86%) SQL
2 9 (31.03%) C#
3 5 (17.24%) JavaScript
4 3 (10.34%) T-SQL
5 1 (3.45%) XAML
5 1 (3.45%) VB.NET
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.45%) QA
System Software
1 1 (3.45%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 9 (31.03%) Microsoft
2 1 (3.45%) Oracle
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