The table below looks at the statistics for SQL Server 2008 skills in IT contracts advertised for the Gloucestershire region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SQL Server 2008 over the 3 months to 24 August 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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
24 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft SQL Server 2008
Rank 46 43 38
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -5
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 2008 1 13 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 0.21% 2.63% 3.02%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 0.97% 10.74% 12.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 12 9
Median daily rate £325 £319 £370
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.96% -13.85%
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £29.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+46.55% +45.00%
SQL Server 2008
South West

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 Gloucestershire region.

Database & Business Intelligence Category
Gloucestershire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Database & Business Intelligence category
103 121 115
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 21.91% 24.49% 24.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 57 84 51
Median daily rate £400 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £238 £275 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 5 0
Median hourly rate £29.00 £53.27 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-45.55% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £29.76 £33.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-9.81% +32.00%

SQL Server 2008
Jobs Demand Trend in Gloucestershire

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Gloucestershire region citing SQL Server 2008 as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Database & Business Intelligence category.

SQL Server 2008 Jobs Demand Trend in Gloucestershire

SQL Server 2008
Daily Rate Trend in Gloucestershire

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

SQL Server 2008 Daily Rate Trend in Gloucestershire

SQL Server 2008
Hourly Rate Trend in Gloucestershire

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

SQL Server 2008 Hourly Rate Trend in Gloucestershire

SQL Server 2008
Contract Job Locations in Gloucestershire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing SQL Server 2008 within the Gloucestershire region over the 3 months to 24 August 2016. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Cheltenham -2 1 £325 -2.25% 1
SQL Server 2008
South West

SQL Server 2008
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire

For the 6 months to 24 August 2016, IT contractor jobs citing SQL Server 2008 also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Gloucestershire region with a requirement for SQL Server 2008.

1 8 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 4 (50.00%) .NET
2 4 (50.00%) C#
2 4 (50.00%) T-SQL
2 4 (50.00%) ASP.NET
3 3 (37.50%) Finance
3 3 (37.50%) Windows
3 3 (37.50%) SQL
3 3 (37.50%) Data Modelling
3 3 (37.50%) SQL Server 2000
3 3 (37.50%) SQL Server 2012
3 3 (37.50%) SQL Server 2005
4 2 (25.00%) ISA Server
4 2 (25.00%) ERwin
4 2 (25.00%) Data Warehouse
4 2 (25.00%) Business Intelligence
4 2 (25.00%) Web Services
4 2 (25.00%) XML
4 2 (25.00%) Military
4 2 (25.00%) ADO.NET
4 2 (25.00%) Data Analysis
4 2 (25.00%) .NET Framework
4 2 (25.00%) Data Protection
4 2 (25.00%) DV Cleared
4 2 (25.00%) Security Cleared
4 2 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (25.00%) Hyper-V
4 2 (25.00%) Team Foundation Server
4 2 (25.00%) Windows 7
5 1 (12.50%) McAfee ePO

SQL Server 2008
Top Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 1 (12.50%) Exchange Server 2010
1 1 (12.50%) Exchange Server 2013
1 1 (12.50%) IIS
1 1 (12.50%) MS Exchange
1 1 (12.50%) SharePoint
1 1 (12.50%) SharePoint 2010
1 1 (12.50%) Skype for Business
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 3 (37.50%) SQL Server 2000
2 3 (37.50%) SQL Server 2005
2 3 (37.50%) SQL Server 2012
3 2 (25.00%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (12.50%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (12.50%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 2 (25.00%) ERwin
1 2 (25.00%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 3 (37.50%) Finance
2 2 (25.00%) Military
Job Titles
1 4 (50.00%) Developer
2 3 (37.50%) .NET Developer
3 2 (25.00%) Analyst
3 2 (25.00%) Business Intelligence Analyst
3 2 (25.00%) Data Warehouse Analyst
3 2 (25.00%) SQL Analyst
3 2 (25.00%) SQL Data Analyst
3 2 (25.00%) SQL Server Analyst
3 2 (25.00%) Support Engineer
3 2 (25.00%) Technical Analyst
4 1 (12.50%) Applications Engineer
4 1 (12.50%) Applications Support
4 1 (12.50%) Applications Support Engineer
4 1 (12.50%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (50.00%) .NET
1 4 (50.00%) ASP.NET
2 2 (25.00%) .NET Framework
2 2 (25.00%) ADO.NET
2 2 (25.00%) Web Services
2 2 (25.00%) XML
3 1 (12.50%) COM+
3 1 (12.50%) CSS
3 1 (12.50%) Entity Framework
3 1 (12.50%) HTML
3 1 (12.50%) LINQ
3 1 (12.50%) WSDL
3 1 (12.50%) XML Schema
3 1 (12.50%) XSL
Miscellaneous
1 1 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 3 (37.50%) Windows
2 2 (25.00%) Windows 7
2 2 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (12.50%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (37.50%) Data Modelling
2 2 (25.00%) Business Intelligence
2 2 (25.00%) Data Analysis
2 2 (25.00%) Data Protection
3 1 (12.50%) Configuration Management
3 1 (12.50%) Demand Management
3 1 (12.50%) Disaster Recovery
3 1 (12.50%) ETL
3 1 (12.50%) Incident Management
3 1 (12.50%) ITIL
3 1 (12.50%) ITIL V3
3 1 (12.50%) Mentoring
3 1 (12.50%) Problem Management
3 1 (12.50%) Project Management
3 1 (12.50%) Service Management
3 1 (12.50%) Software Delivery
3 1 (12.50%) Trend Analysis
Programming Languages
1 4 (50.00%) C#
1 4 (50.00%) T-SQL
2 3 (37.50%) SQL
3 1 (12.50%) C++
3 1 (12.50%) VB
3 1 (12.50%) VB6
Qualifications
1 2 (25.00%) DV Cleared
1 2 (25.00%) Security Cleared
2 1 (12.50%) MCSE
2 1 (12.50%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 2 (25.00%) Hyper-V
1 2 (25.00%) ISA Server
2 1 (12.50%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 1 (12.50%) McAfee ePO
1 1 (12.50%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
1 1 (12.50%) SCCM
Vendors
1 1 (12.50%) Intel Security
1 1 (12.50%) Remedy