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 25 July 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
25 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft SQL Server 2008
Rank 52 40 33
Rank change year-on-year
-12 -7
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 2008 1 11 15
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 0.21% 2.40% 3.47%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 0.95% 10.00% 14.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 10 10
Median daily rate £425 £331 £315
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+28.30% +5.15%
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £34.25 £25.75 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+33.00% +28.75%
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
105 110 107
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 21.78% 24.02% 24.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 66 79 48
Median daily rate £400 £375 £373
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +0.67%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £305 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £450 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £355 £350
% change year-on-year
+5.63% +1.42%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 1
Median hourly rate £33.00 - £33.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.00 £28.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year
+12.28% +14.00%

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire

For the 6 months to 25 July 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%) T-SQL
3 3 (37.50%) .NET
3 3 (37.50%) C#
3 3 (37.50%) SQL
3 3 (37.50%) ASP.NET
3 3 (37.50%) Windows
3 3 (37.50%) Data Modelling
3 3 (37.50%) SQL Server 2012
4 2 (25.00%) Windows 7
4 2 (25.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 2 (25.00%) Data Analysis
4 2 (25.00%) SQL Server 2005
4 2 (25.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 2 (25.00%) DV Cleared
4 2 (25.00%) Security Cleared
4 2 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (25.00%) Data Protection
4 2 (25.00%) Hyper-V
4 2 (25.00%) Business Intelligence
4 2 (25.00%) Finance
4 2 (25.00%) SQL Server 2000
4 2 (25.00%) ISA Server
4 2 (25.00%) ERwin
4 2 (25.00%) Data Warehouse
4 2 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (25.00%) Military
5 1 (12.50%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
5 1 (12.50%) MS Exchange
5 1 (12.50%) ETL

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%) 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 2012
3 2 (25.00%) Data Warehouse
3 2 (25.00%) SQL Server 2000
3 2 (25.00%) SQL Server 2005
3 2 (25.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 2 (25.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 2 (25.00%) ERwin
2 1 (12.50%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 2 (25.00%) Finance
1 2 (25.00%) Military
Job Titles
1 3 (37.50%) .NET Developer
1 3 (37.50%) Analyst
1 3 (37.50%) Developer
1 3 (37.50%) SQL Analyst
2 2 (25.00%) Business Intelligence Analyst
2 2 (25.00%) Data Warehouse Analyst
2 2 (25.00%) SQL Data Analyst
2 2 (25.00%) SQL Server Analyst
2 2 (25.00%) Support Engineer
2 2 (25.00%) Technical Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) Applications Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Applications Support
3 1 (12.50%) Applications Support Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Information Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) NHS Information Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) Senior Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) Senior Information Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) Senior NHS Information Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) SSIS Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) SSRS Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (37.50%) .NET
1 3 (37.50%) ASP.NET
2 1 (12.50%) .NET Framework
2 1 (12.50%) ADO.NET
2 1 (12.50%) CSS
2 1 (12.50%) Entity Framework
2 1 (12.50%) LINQ
2 1 (12.50%) Web Services
2 1 (12.50%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (12.50%) Data Protection Act
2 1 (12.50%) NHS
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%) Migration
3 1 (12.50%) Problem Management
3 1 (12.50%) Project Management
3 1 (12.50%) Project Planning
3 1 (12.50%) Service Management
3 1 (12.50%) Trend Analysis
Programming Languages
1 4 (50.00%) T-SQL
2 3 (37.50%) C#
2 3 (37.50%) SQL
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