The table below looks at the statistics for SQL Server 2008 skills in IT contracts advertised for the Farnborough 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 July 2015 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
28 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft SQL Server 2008
Rank 17 16 14
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -2
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 2008 3 4 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Farnborough 3.45% 4.65% 2.00%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 16.67% 11.11% 25.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 0 1
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£345 - £338
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 £23.50 £20.00 £26.00
% change year-on-year
+17.50% -23.07%
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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 Farnborough region.

Database & Business Intelligence Category
Farnborough
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Database & Business Intelligence category
18 36 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Farnborough 20.69% 41.86% 8.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 20 2
Average daily rate £345 £425 £550
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-18.82% -22.72%
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £42.50 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £28.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+5.26% -5.00%

SQL Server 2008
Jobs Demand Trend in Farnborough

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

SQL Server 2008 Jobs Demand Trend in Farnborough

SQL Server 2008
Daily Rate Trend in Farnborough

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

SQL Server 2008 Daily Rate Trend in Farnborough

SQL Server 2008
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Farnborough

For the 6 months to 28 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Farnborough 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 4 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 4 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 3 (75.00%) Oracle
2 3 (75.00%) SQL
2 3 (75.00%) Visual Studio
2 3 (75.00%) SQL Server 2012
2 3 (75.00%) Team Foundation Server
3 2 (50.00%) FusionCharts
3 2 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (50.00%) SDLC
3 2 (50.00%) Data Analysis
3 2 (50.00%) VSS/SourceSafe
3 2 (50.00%) ASP.NET
3 2 (50.00%) N-Tier
3 2 (50.00%) VB
3 2 (50.00%) .NET
3 2 (50.00%) C#
3 2 (50.00%) IIS
3 2 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (50.00%) Telerik
3 2 (50.00%) Data Security
4 1 (25.00%) Management Information System
4 1 (25.00%) Finance
4 1 (25.00%) Migration
4 1 (25.00%) Replication
4 1 (25.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (25.00%) PL/SQL
4 1 (25.00%) Sybase
4 1 (25.00%) DB2
4 1 (25.00%) MySQL

SQL Server 2008
Top Related IT Skills in Farnborough by Category

For the 6 months to 28 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Farnborough 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 (50.00%) IIS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 3 (75.00%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (25.00%) SSDT
3 1 (25.00%) Relational Database
3 1 (25.00%) MySQL
3 1 (25.00%) DB2
3 1 (25.00%) Informix
3 1 (25.00%) RDBMS
3 1 (25.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (25.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (25.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 3 (75.00%) Visual Studio
1 3 (75.00%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (50.00%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 1 (25.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) Developer
1 2 (50.00%) Analyst
1 2 (50.00%) Analyst Programmer
1 2 (50.00%) Programmer
1 2 (50.00%) SQL Developer
2 1 (25.00%) ETL Developer
2 1 (25.00%) .NET Analyst Programmer
2 1 (25.00%) .NET Programmer
2 1 (25.00%) ASP.NET Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (50.00%) .NET
1 2 (50.00%) ASP.NET
1 2 (50.00%) FusionCharts
2 1 (25.00%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (50.00%) N-Tier
1 2 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (25.00%) Management Information System
2 1 (25.00%) Replication
2 1 (25.00%) Data Integration
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (50.00%) Data Security
1 2 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (50.00%) Data Analysis
1 2 (50.00%) SDLC
2 1 (25.00%) Continuous Integration
2 1 (25.00%) Data Migration
2 1 (25.00%) Analytics
2 1 (25.00%) Database Mirroring
2 1 (25.00%) Migration
2 1 (25.00%) Data Modelling
2 1 (25.00%) ETL
2 1 (25.00%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 3 (75.00%) SQL
2 2 (50.00%) VB
2 2 (50.00%) C#
3 1 (25.00%) PL/SQL
Vendors
1 4 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 3 (75.00%) Oracle
3 2 (50.00%) Telerik
4 1 (25.00%) Sybase