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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SQL Server 2008 over the 3 months to 29 December 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
29 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft SQL Server 2008
Rank 48 25 37
Rank change year-on-year
-23 +12
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 2008 8 17 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 1.55% 5.76% 3.21%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 7.08% 25.76% 10.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 8 10
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£275 £275 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -15.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £255 £261 £248
10% offered a daily rate of more than £355 £360 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £320 £313
% change year-on-year
+9.37% +2.40%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £31.10 £33.75 £27.00
% change year-on-year
-7.86% +25.00%
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
113 66 120
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 21.94% 22.37% 29.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 72 37 63
Average daily rate £350 £300 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.66% -20.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £213 £246 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £493 £425 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £330 £335
% change year-on-year
+9.84% -1.49%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 4 2
Average hourly rate £30.50 £30.00 £35.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+1.66% -16.08%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £28.60 £30.75
% change year-on-year
+22.39% -7.00%

SQL Server 2008
Jobs Demand Trend in Gloucestershire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing SQL Server 2008 across the Gloucestershire region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing SQL Server 2008 within the Gloucestershire region over the 3 months to 29 December 2014. 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
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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Cheltenham -15 5 £275 -15.38% 2
Cirencester - 1 £250 -
Gloucester - - - - 2
SQL Server 2008
South West

SQL Server 2008
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire

For the 6 months to 29 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Gloucestershire 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 20 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 15 (75.00%) SQL
3 12 (60.00%) C#
4 11 (55.00%) .NET
5 10 (50.00%) T-SQL
6 7 (35.00%) HTML
6 7 (35.00%) SQL Server 2000
6 7 (35.00%) Finance
6 7 (35.00%) SQL Server 2005
6 7 (35.00%) Team Foundation Server
7 6 (30.00%) SQL Server 2012
7 6 (30.00%) ASP.NET
7 6 (30.00%) JavaScript
7 6 (30.00%) Web Services
7 6 (30.00%) XSLT
8 5 (25.00%) XML
8 5 (25.00%) Windows
9 4 (20.00%) WCF
9 4 (20.00%) XSD
9 4 (20.00%) SharePoint
9 4 (20.00%) IIS
9 4 (20.00%) Visual Studio
9 4 (20.00%) C++
9 4 (20.00%) DHTML
9 4 (20.00%) LINQ
9 4 (20.00%) Security Cleared
9 4 (20.00%) Windows Server 2008
10 3 (15.00%) SCCM
10 3 (15.00%) Data Protection
10 3 (15.00%) DV Cleared

SQL Server 2008
Top Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire by Category

For the 6 months to 29 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Gloucestershire 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 4 (20.00%) IIS
1 4 (20.00%) SharePoint
2 3 (15.00%) MS Exchange
2 3 (15.00%) SharePoint 2010
2 3 (15.00%) Lync
2 3 (15.00%) Exchange Server 2010
2 3 (15.00%) Exchange Server 2013
Business Applications
1 1 (5.00%) Dynamics CRM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 7 (35.00%) SQL Server 2000
2 7 (35.00%) SQL Server 2005
3 6 (30.00%) SQL Server 2012
4 3 (15.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 1 (5.00%) Relational Database
5 1 (5.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (5.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 1 (5.00%) Microsoft Analysis Services
5 1 (5.00%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (5.00%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 7 (35.00%) Team Foundation Server
2 4 (20.00%) Visual Studio
General
1 7 (35.00%) Finance
2 3 (15.00%) Military
3 1 (5.00%) Banking
Job Titles
1 12 (60.00%) Developer
2 6 (30.00%) C# Developer
3 5 (25.00%) SQL Developer
3 5 (25.00%) .NET Developer
4 3 (15.00%) C# .NET Developer
4 3 (15.00%) Senior C# Developer
4 3 (15.00%) Senior .NET Developer
4 3 (15.00%) Senior Developer
4 3 (15.00%) Administrator
5 2 (10.00%) DBA
5 2 (10.00%) SQL DBA
6 1 (5.00%) Infrastructure Manager
6 1 (5.00%) SQL Server DBA
6 1 (5.00%) Server Administrator
6 1 (5.00%) Project Manager
6 1 (5.00%) Analyst
6 1 (5.00%) Infrastructure Project Manager
6 1 (5.00%) Data Analyst
6 1 (5.00%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (55.00%) .NET
2 7 (35.00%) HTML
3 6 (30.00%) ASP.NET
3 6 (30.00%) Web Services
3 6 (30.00%) XSLT
4 5 (25.00%) XML
5 4 (20.00%) XSD
5 4 (20.00%) DHTML
5 4 (20.00%) LINQ
5 4 (20.00%) WCF
6 2 (10.00%) CSS
6 2 (10.00%) jQuery
7 1 (5.00%) HTML5
7 1 (5.00%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
7 1 (5.00%) XHTML
7 1 (5.00%) WSDL
7 1 (5.00%) XML Schema
7 1 (5.00%) Ajax
7 1 (5.00%) .NET Framework
7 1 (5.00%) JSON
Operating Systems
1 5 (25.00%) Windows
2 4 (20.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 3 (15.00%) Windows 7
3 3 (15.00%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (5.00%) Windows 2000 Server
4 1 (5.00%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (15.00%) Service Management
1 3 (15.00%) ITIL
1 3 (15.00%) Data Protection
2 2 (10.00%) MVC
2 2 (10.00%) Project Management
3 1 (5.00%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (5.00%) Wealth Management
3 1 (5.00%) Unit Testing
3 1 (5.00%) Performance Tuning
3 1 (5.00%) CRM
3 1 (5.00%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 15 (75.00%) SQL
2 12 (60.00%) C#
3 10 (50.00%) T-SQL
4 6 (30.00%) JavaScript
5 4 (20.00%) C++
6 1 (5.00%) Java
6 1 (5.00%) PHP
6 1 (5.00%) VB
6 1 (5.00%) VB.NET
6 1 (5.00%) VB6
Qualifications
1 4 (20.00%) Security Cleared
2 3 (15.00%) MCSE
2 3 (15.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 3 (15.00%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.00%) QA
System Software
1 3 (15.00%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 3 (15.00%) SCCM
1 3 (15.00%) McAfee ePO
Vendors
1 3 (15.00%) Remedy
1 3 (15.00%) McAfee
2 1 (5.00%) Microsoft
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