The first table below looks at the demand 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 24 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Database & Business Intelligence category for the Exeter region.

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
24 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft SQL Server 2008
Rank 18 17 17
Rank change year-on-year
-1 0
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 2008 5 10 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Exeter 4.81% 8.47% 2.82%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 35.71% 37.04% 8.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 10 0
Average daily rate £200 £306 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-34.69% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £328 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+0.76% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.75 £29.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+16.37% -10.76%
Database & Business Intelligence Category
Exeter
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Database & Business Intelligence category
14 27 23
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Exeter 13.46% 22.88% 32.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 20 10
Average daily rate £200 £338 £330
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-40.74% +2.27%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £330 £338
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -2.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 3
Average hourly rate £12.98 - £10.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £28.00 £28.50
% change year-on-year
+25.00% -1.75%
SQL Server 2008
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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 24 April 2014, 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 7 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 4 (57.14%) XML
2 4 (57.14%) C#
2 4 (57.14%) .NET
3 3 (42.86%) SQL
3 3 (42.86%) HTML
3 3 (42.86%) CSS
3 3 (42.86%) SQL Server 2005
4 2 (28.57%) NHibernate
4 2 (28.57%) .NET Framework
4 2 (28.57%) XPath
4 2 (28.57%) JSON
4 2 (28.57%) ReSharper
4 2 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (28.57%) TDD
4 2 (28.57%) NUnit
4 2 (28.57%) Subversion
4 2 (28.57%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 2 (28.57%) Spring
4 2 (28.57%) Unit Testing
4 2 (28.57%) PerformancePoint
4 2 (28.57%) Git (software)
4 2 (28.57%) Software Architecture
4 2 (28.57%) Waterfall
4 2 (28.57%) Ninject
4 2 (28.57%) REST
4 2 (28.57%) PowerPivot
4 2 (28.57%) NuGet
4 2 (28.57%) SQL Server 2012
4 2 (28.57%) User Stories

SQL Server 2008
Top Related IT Skills in Exeter by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 2014, 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 2 (28.57%) IIS
Applications
1 2 (28.57%) MS Excel
1 2 (28.57%) PowerPivot
Communications & Networking
1 2 (28.57%) HTTP
1 2 (28.57%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 3 (42.86%) SQL Server 2005
3 2 (28.57%) PerformancePoint
3 2 (28.57%) SQL Server 2012
3 2 (28.57%) MS Access
3 2 (28.57%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (14.29%) Oracle Database 10g
4 1 (14.29%) SQLPlus
4 1 (14.29%) Oracle8/8i Database
4 1 (14.29%) Oracle9i Database
4 1 (14.29%) Oracle Database
4 1 (14.29%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 2 (28.57%) NUnit
1 2 (28.57%) Subversion
1 2 (28.57%) ReSharper
1 2 (28.57%) Git (software)
1 2 (28.57%) NuGet
General
1 2 (28.57%) Finance
Job Titles
1 3 (42.86%) Developer
2 2 (28.57%) SQL Developer
2 2 (28.57%) Excel Developer
2 2 (28.57%) Report Developer
3 1 (14.29%) .NET Programmer
3 1 (14.29%) DBA
3 1 (14.29%) Programmer
3 1 (14.29%) Oracle DBA
3 1 (14.29%) .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (57.14%) .NET
1 4 (57.14%) XML
2 3 (42.86%) CSS
2 3 (42.86%) HTML
3 2 (28.57%) Ninject
3 2 (28.57%) REST
3 2 (28.57%) Web Services
3 2 (28.57%) ASP.NET
3 2 (28.57%) XSLT
3 2 (28.57%) Spring
3 2 (28.57%) NHibernate
3 2 (28.57%) .NET Framework
3 2 (28.57%) JSON
4 1 (14.29%) HTML5
4 1 (14.29%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 2 (28.57%) N-Tier
2 1 (14.29%) Replication
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (28.57%) OO
1 2 (28.57%) E-Commerce
1 2 (28.57%) SOA
1 2 (28.57%) Business Intelligence
1 2 (28.57%) Configuration Management
1 2 (28.57%) MVC
1 2 (28.57%) Scrum
1 2 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (28.57%) TDD
1 2 (28.57%) Unit Testing
1 2 (28.57%) Software Architecture
1 2 (28.57%) Waterfall
1 2 (28.57%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 4 (57.14%) C#
2 3 (42.86%) SQL
3 2 (28.57%) VB.NET
3 2 (28.57%) XQuery
3 2 (28.57%) XPath
3 2 (28.57%) JavaScript
4 1 (14.29%) PL/SQL
System Software
1 1 (14.29%) Oracle RMAN
1 1 (14.29%) Oracle RAC
Vendors
1 1 (14.29%) Oracle