The first table below looks at the demand 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 25 July 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 Farnborough 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
25 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft SQL Server 2008
Rank 16 12 10
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -2
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 2008 4 1 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Farnborough 4.65% 2.04% 9.09%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 11.11% 25.00% 22.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 4
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 £325
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £26.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-23.07% -25.71%
Database & Business Intelligence Category
Farnborough
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Database & Business Intelligence category
36 4 18
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Farnborough 41.86% 8.16% 40.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 2 18
Average daily rate £425 £550 £374
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-22.72% +47.05%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £338 £305
10% offered a daily rate of more than £516 £550 £412
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £28.50 £30.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-5.00% -
SQL Server 2008
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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 25 July 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 4 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 3 (75.00%) Windows
2 3 (75.00%) SQL
2 3 (75.00%) Microsoft
2 3 (75.00%) Active Directory
2 3 (75.00%) SQL Server 2000
2 3 (75.00%) Clustering
2 3 (75.00%) Security Cleared
2 3 (75.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 3 (75.00%) SC Cleared
3 2 (50.00%) DV Cleared
3 2 (50.00%) Windows Server 2003
3 2 (50.00%) Performance Tuning
3 2 (50.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 2 (50.00%) SQL Server 2005
3 2 (50.00%) SAN
3 2 (50.00%) NetApp
3 2 (50.00%) Change Management
3 2 (50.00%) EMC
3 2 (50.00%) SharePoint
3 2 (50.00%) T-SQL
3 2 (50.00%) Oracle
4 1 (25.00%) C#
4 1 (25.00%) HTML
4 1 (25.00%) JavaScript
4 1 (25.00%) Windows 2000
4 1 (25.00%) MS Excel
4 1 (25.00%) IIS
4 1 (25.00%) CSS
4 1 (25.00%) MS Exchange

SQL Server 2008
Top Related IT Skills in Farnborough by Category

For the 6 months to 25 July 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 2 (50.00%) SharePoint
2 1 (25.00%) MS Exchange
2 1 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2003
2 1 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2007
2 1 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (25.00%) Node.js
2 1 (25.00%) IIS
Applications
1 1 (25.00%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 2 (50.00%) SAN
2 1 (25.00%) Firewall
2 1 (25.00%) DHCP
2 1 (25.00%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 3 (75.00%) SQL Server 2000
3 2 (50.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 2 (50.00%) SQL Server 2005
4 1 (25.00%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 1 (25.00%) Mocha
1 1 (25.00%) Grunt
General
1 1 (25.00%) Telecoms
1 1 (25.00%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) Server Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Software Developer
2 1 (25.00%) Developer
2 1 (25.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (25.00%) HTML
1 1 (25.00%) CSS
1 1 (25.00%) AngularJS
1 1 (25.00%) ExpressJS
Miscellaneous
1 3 (75.00%) Clustering
2 1 (25.00%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 3 (75.00%) Windows
1 3 (75.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 2 (50.00%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (25.00%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (50.00%) Change Management
1 2 (50.00%) Performance Tuning
2 1 (25.00%) Disaster Recovery
2 1 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (25.00%) Refactoring
2 1 (25.00%) Continuous Integration
2 1 (25.00%) Dependency Injection
Programming Languages
1 3 (75.00%) SQL
2 2 (50.00%) T-SQL
3 1 (25.00%) C#
3 1 (25.00%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 3 (75.00%) SC Cleared
1 3 (75.00%) Security Cleared
2 2 (50.00%) DV Cleared
System Software
1 3 (75.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (25.00%) VMware ESX
2 1 (25.00%) vSphere
2 1 (25.00%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 1 (25.00%) Norton AntiVirus
1 1 (25.00%) NetBackup
1 1 (25.00%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 3 (75.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (50.00%) EMC
2 2 (50.00%) Oracle
2 2 (50.00%) NetApp
3 1 (25.00%) Veritas
3 1 (25.00%) Symantec
3 1 (25.00%) Sophos
3 1 (25.00%) VMware
3 1 (25.00%) Acronis
3 1 (25.00%) Citrix