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 21 October 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
21 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft SQL Server 2008
Rank 52 40 36
Rank change year-on-year
-12 -4
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 2008 19 15 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 3.60% 2.74% 3.23%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 10.73% 10.64% 12.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 6 12
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Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +14.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £346 £275 £237
10% offered a daily rate of more than £433 £406 £351
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £320 £325
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.25 £32.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-28.46% +8.33%
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
177 141 108
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 33.52% 25.78% 26.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 125 71 59
Average daily rate £450 £365 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+23.28% +12.30%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £250 £241
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £425 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £330 £338
% change year-on-year
+9.84% -2.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 14 19
Average hourly rate £32.36 £32.10 £27.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+0.81% +16.72%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £31.27 £17.48 £16.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £33.45 £45.00 £36.25
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.36 £31.50 £30.50
% change year-on-year
+5.91% +3.27%

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 21 October 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 21 October 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 - 2 £465 -
Saffron Walden - 2 £375 -
Southend-on-Sea - - - - 1
Harlow - - - -
Basildon - - - -
Brentwood - - - -
Chelmsford - - - - 1
SQL Server 2008
East of England

SQL Server 2008
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 21 October 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 26 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 24 (92.31%) SQL
3 14 (53.85%) SQL Server 2012
4 13 (50.00%) Finance
5 12 (46.15%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 11 (42.31%) Business Intelligence
7 10 (38.46%) Data Warehouse
7 10 (38.46%) .NET
7 10 (38.46%) TDD
7 10 (38.46%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 10 (38.46%) Unit Testing
8 9 (34.62%) C#
9 7 (26.92%) HTML
9 7 (26.92%) JavaScript
9 7 (26.92%) Microsoft
9 7 (26.92%) Agile Software Development
10 6 (23.08%) MVC
10 6 (23.08%) ASP.NET
10 6 (23.08%) CSS
11 5 (19.23%) Data Mart
11 5 (19.23%) NUnit
11 5 (19.23%) Selenium
11 5 (19.23%) .NET Framework
11 5 (19.23%) Dimensional Modelling
11 5 (19.23%) ASP.NET MVC
11 5 (19.23%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
11 5 (19.23%) Castle Windsor
11 5 (19.23%) CSS3
11 5 (19.23%) Autofac
11 5 (19.23%) SpecFlow

SQL Server 2008
Top Related IT Skills in Essex by Category

For the 6 months to 21 October 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 (7.69%) SharePoint
2 1 (3.85%) MS Exchange
2 1 (3.85%) CICS
2 1 (3.85%) BizTalk Server
2 1 (3.85%) SharePoint 2010
2 1 (3.85%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (3.85%) SharePoint 2013
2 1 (3.85%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 4 (15.38%) MS Excel
2 1 (3.85%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 2 (7.69%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 26 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 14 (53.85%) SQL Server 2012
3 12 (46.15%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 10 (38.46%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 10 (38.46%) Data Warehouse
5 5 (19.23%) Data Mart
6 4 (15.38%) SQL Server 2005
7 3 (11.54%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 1 (3.85%) IDMS
8 1 (3.85%) Oracle Database
8 1 (3.85%) Oracle Database 11g
8 1 (3.85%) Ingres
8 1 (3.85%) DB2
Development Applications
1 5 (19.23%) NUnit
1 5 (19.23%) Selenium
1 5 (19.23%) SpecFlow
2 1 (3.85%) Visual Studio
General
1 13 (50.00%) Finance
2 3 (11.54%) Banking
2 3 (11.54%) Retail
3 2 (7.69%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 18 (69.23%) Developer
2 7 (26.92%) Business Intelligence Developer
3 4 (15.38%) Data Warehouse Developer
4 3 (11.54%) SQL Developer
4 3 (11.54%) SQL DBA
4 3 (11.54%) Analyst
4 3 (11.54%) DBA
5 2 (7.69%) Senior Developer
5 2 (7.69%) Analyst Programmer
5 2 (7.69%) Programmer
5 2 (7.69%) .NET Developer
5 2 (7.69%) SQL Server DBA
5 2 (7.69%) Senior Web Developer
5 2 (7.69%) Web Developer
5 2 (7.69%) Business Developer
5 2 (7.69%) ETL Developer
6 1 (3.85%) Architect
6 1 (3.85%) SQL Server Developer
6 1 (3.85%) Applications Architect
6 1 (3.85%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (38.46%) .NET
2 7 (26.92%) HTML
3 6 (23.08%) ASP.NET
3 6 (23.08%) CSS
4 5 (19.23%) .NET Framework
4 5 (19.23%) ASP.NET MVC
4 5 (19.23%) Castle Windsor
4 5 (19.23%) CSS3
4 5 (19.23%) Autofac
4 5 (19.23%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
5 4 (15.38%) LINQ to SQL
5 4 (15.38%) LINQ
6 1 (3.85%) jQuery
6 1 (3.85%) RESTful
6 1 (3.85%) HTML5
6 1 (3.85%) AngularJS
6 1 (3.85%) Twitter Bootstrap
6 1 (3.85%) ASP.NET Web API
6 1 (3.85%) WCF
6 1 (3.85%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 4 (15.38%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (11.54%) Data Structures
3 2 (7.69%) Clustering
4 1 (3.85%) Data Integration
4 1 (3.85%) Mobile App
4 1 (3.85%) Mainframe
4 1 (3.85%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 2 (7.69%) Windows
2 1 (3.85%) Windows XP
2 1 (3.85%) OpenVMS
2 1 (3.85%) Windows Server 2003
2 1 (3.85%) Windows Mobile
2 1 (3.85%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (3.85%) Windows 7
2 1 (3.85%) Windows 8
2 1 (3.85%) Windows Server 2012
2 1 (3.85%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (42.31%) Business Intelligence
2 10 (38.46%) TDD
2 10 (38.46%) Unit Testing
3 7 (26.92%) Agile Software Development
4 6 (23.08%) MVC
5 5 (19.23%) Dimensional Modelling
6 4 (15.38%) Data Modelling
7 2 (7.69%) ETL
8 1 (3.85%) ITIL
8 1 (3.85%) PRINCE2
8 1 (3.85%) UML
8 1 (3.85%) Migration
8 1 (3.85%) Stakeholder Management
8 1 (3.85%) Project Management
8 1 (3.85%) Data Migration
8 1 (3.85%) Data Architecture
8 1 (3.85%) Dependency Injection
8 1 (3.85%) High Availability
8 1 (3.85%) Data Governance
8 1 (3.85%) Master Data Management
Programming Languages
1 24 (92.31%) SQL
2 9 (34.62%) C#
3 7 (26.92%) JavaScript
4 4 (15.38%) VBA
5 3 (11.54%) T-SQL
6 1 (3.85%) VB
6 1 (3.85%) VB.NET
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.85%) QA
System Software
1 1 (3.85%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 7 (26.92%) Microsoft
2 1 (3.85%) VMware
2 1 (3.85%) Oracle
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