The table below looks at the statistics for SQL Server 2008 skills in IT contracts advertised for the Exeter 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 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
28 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft SQL Server 2008
Rank 15 21 19
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -2
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 2008 3 1 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Exeter 3.66% 0.98% 4.81%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 15.79% 4.76% 35.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 3
Average daily rate £300 £185 £200
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+62.16% -7.50%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £13.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £24.50 £28.69 £32.50
% change year-on-year
-14.60% -11.72%
SQL Server 2008
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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 Exeter region.

Database & Business Intelligence Category
Exeter
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Database & Business Intelligence category
19 21 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Exeter 23.17% 20.59% 13.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 12 6
Average daily rate £340 £375 £200
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-9.33% +87.50%
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 2
Average hourly rate £13.00 - £12.98
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.75 £32.30 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+1.39% -7.71%

SQL Server 2008
Jobs Demand Trend in Exeter

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

SQL Server 2008 Jobs Demand Trend in Exeter

SQL Server 2008
Daily Rate Trend in Exeter

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

SQL Server 2008 Daily Rate Trend in Exeter

SQL Server 2008
Hourly Rate Trend in Exeter

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

SQL Server 2008 Hourly Rate Trend in Exeter

SQL Server 2008
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Exeter

For the 6 months to 28 April 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Exeter 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 3 (100.00%) SQL
1 3 (100.00%) T-SQL
1 3 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 2 (66.67%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (33.33%) ETL
3 1 (33.33%) Broadband
3 1 (33.33%) Business Intelligence
3 1 (33.33%) Microsoft
3 1 (33.33%) Migration
3 1 (33.33%) Clustering
3 1 (33.33%) Ajax
3 1 (33.33%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (33.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (33.33%) Smartphone
3 1 (33.33%) Web Development
3 1 (33.33%) Degree
3 1 (33.33%) PowerPivot
3 1 (33.33%) Mentoring
3 1 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (33.33%) SQL Server 2014
3 1 (33.33%) MS Office
3 1 (33.33%) Visual Studio
3 1 (33.33%) ASP.NET
3 1 (33.33%) MS Excel
3 1 (33.33%) SharePoint
3 1 (33.33%) VBScript
3 1 (33.33%) VB
3 1 (33.33%) VB.NET
3 1 (33.33%) VBA
3 1 (33.33%) .NET

SQL Server 2008
Top Related IT Skills in Exeter by Category

For the 6 months to 28 April 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Exeter 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 1 (33.33%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (33.33%) MS Excel
1 1 (33.33%) MS Office
1 1 (33.33%) MS PowerPoint
Communications & Networking
1 1 (33.33%) Broadband
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 2 (66.67%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (33.33%) PowerPivot
3 1 (33.33%) SQL Server 2014
3 1 (33.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 1 (33.33%) Visual Studio
Job Titles
1 1 (33.33%) Analyst
1 1 (33.33%) DBA
1 1 (33.33%) Developer
1 1 (33.33%) Information Analyst
1 1 (33.33%) MI Analyst
1 1 (33.33%) SQL DBA
1 1 (33.33%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (33.33%) .NET
1 1 (33.33%) Ajax
1 1 (33.33%) ASP.NET
1 1 (33.33%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (33.33%) Clustering
1 1 (33.33%) Smartphone
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (33.33%) Business Intelligence
1 1 (33.33%) ETL
1 1 (33.33%) Mentoring
1 1 (33.33%) Migration
1 1 (33.33%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 3 (100.00%) SQL
1 3 (100.00%) T-SQL
2 1 (33.33%) JavaScript
2 1 (33.33%) VB
2 1 (33.33%) VB.NET
2 1 (33.33%) VBA
2 1 (33.33%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 1 (33.33%) Degree
Vendors
1 1 (33.33%) Microsoft