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 2 September 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
2 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft SQL Server 2008
Rank 13 13 9
Rank change year-on-year
0 -4
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 2008 4 1 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Farnborough 5.56% 1.92% 5.88%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 17.39% 12.50% 28.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 2
Average daily rate
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- £338 £305
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +10.65%
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £325 £320
% change year-on-year
- +1.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.50 £30.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-36.06% +1.66%
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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
23 8 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Farnborough 31.94% 15.38% 20.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 6 7
Average daily rate £447 £338 £305
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+32.29% +10.65%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £32.50 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 £31.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+4.83% +3.33%

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 2 September 2014, 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 6 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 5 (83.33%) Microsoft
2 5 (83.33%) Active Directory
2 5 (83.33%) Windows
2 5 (83.33%) SQL Server 2000
2 5 (83.33%) Clustering
2 5 (83.33%) Security Cleared
2 5 (83.33%) Windows Server 2008
2 5 (83.33%) SC Cleared
3 3 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2010
3 3 (50.00%) Acronis
3 3 (50.00%) vSphere
3 3 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2003
3 3 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2007
3 3 (50.00%) vCloud
3 3 (50.00%) NetBackup
3 3 (50.00%) Backup Exec
3 3 (50.00%) Veritas
3 3 (50.00%) VMware
3 3 (50.00%) VMware ESX
3 3 (50.00%) Symantec
3 3 (50.00%) Norton AntiVirus
3 3 (50.00%) Sophos
3 3 (50.00%) Blackberry
3 3 (50.00%) Disaster Recovery
3 3 (50.00%) Firewall
3 3 (50.00%) Telecoms
3 3 (50.00%) Windows 2000
3 3 (50.00%) MS Excel
3 3 (50.00%) SQL

SQL Server 2008
Top Related IT Skills in Farnborough by Category

For the 6 months to 2 September 2014, 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 3 (50.00%) MS Exchange
1 3 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2003
1 3 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2007
1 3 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2010
1 3 (50.00%) IIS
2 2 (33.33%) SharePoint
3 1 (16.67%) Node.js
Applications
1 3 (50.00%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 3 (50.00%) DHCP
1 3 (50.00%) DNS
1 3 (50.00%) Firewall
2 2 (33.33%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 5 (83.33%) SQL Server 2000
3 2 (33.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 2 (33.33%) SQL Server 2005
4 1 (16.67%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 1 (16.67%) Mocha
1 1 (16.67%) Grunt
General
1 3 (50.00%) Telecoms
2 1 (16.67%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 3 (50.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
1 3 (50.00%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
2 2 (33.33%) Server Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) Software Developer
3 1 (16.67%) Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (16.67%) HTML
1 1 (16.67%) CSS
1 1 (16.67%) AngularJS
1 1 (16.67%) ExpressJS
Miscellaneous
1 5 (83.33%) Clustering
2 3 (50.00%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 5 (83.33%) Windows
1 5 (83.33%) Windows Server 2008
2 3 (50.00%) Windows 2000
3 2 (33.33%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (50.00%) Disaster Recovery
2 2 (33.33%) Change Management
2 2 (33.33%) Performance Tuning
3 1 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (16.67%) Refactoring
3 1 (16.67%) Continuous Integration
3 1 (16.67%) Dependency Injection
Programming Languages
1 3 (50.00%) SQL
2 2 (33.33%) T-SQL
3 1 (16.67%) C#
3 1 (16.67%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 5 (83.33%) SC Cleared
1 5 (83.33%) Security Cleared
2 2 (33.33%) DV Cleared
System Software
1 5 (83.33%) Active Directory
2 3 (50.00%) VMware ESX
2 3 (50.00%) vSphere
2 3 (50.00%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 3 (50.00%) Norton AntiVirus
1 3 (50.00%) NetBackup
1 3 (50.00%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 5 (83.33%) Microsoft
2 3 (50.00%) Citrix
2 3 (50.00%) Veritas
2 3 (50.00%) Symantec
2 3 (50.00%) Sophos
2 3 (50.00%) VMware
2 3 (50.00%) Acronis
3 2 (33.33%) NetApp
3 2 (33.33%) EMC
3 2 (33.33%) Oracle