The first table below looks at the demand 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 28 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 Gloucestershire 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
28 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft SQL Server 2008
Rank 33 27 34
Rank change year-on-year
-6 +7
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 2008 15 6 18
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 3.35% 2.45% 3.90%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 13.64% 16.22% 15.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 6 14
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£315 £363 £283
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-13.10% +28.31%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £295 £288 £202
10% offered a daily rate of more than £380 £366 £435
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £325 £325
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £21.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £26.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-23.07% -25.71%
Database & Business Intelligence Category
Gloucestershire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Database & Business Intelligence category
110 37 118
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 24.55% 15.10% 25.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 51 29 84
Average daily rate £375 £363 £360
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.44% +0.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £200 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £405 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 3
Average hourly rate £33.00 - £21.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £28.50 £30.00 £30.40
% change year-on-year
-5.00% -1.31%
SQL Server 2008
South West

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
Daily Rate Histogram in Gloucestershire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing SQL Server 2008 across the Gloucestershire region over the 3 months to 28 July 2014.

SQL Server 2008 Daily Rate Histogram 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 28 July 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
Gloucester -3 8 £315 +48.23% 1
Cirencester - 4 £250 -
Cheltenham -7 1 £370 +2.06% 2
Tewkesbury - - - -
SQL Server 2008
South West

SQL Server 2008
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire

For the 6 months to 28 July 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 28 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 17 (60.71%) SQL
2 17 (60.71%) SQL Server 2005
3 14 (50.00%) C#
4 13 (46.43%) Microsoft
5 11 (39.29%) .NET
5 11 (39.29%) ASP.NET
6 9 (32.14%) MS Exchange
7 8 (28.57%) T-SQL
7 8 (28.57%) SQL Server 2000
8 7 (25.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 7 (25.00%) MS Excel
9 6 (21.43%) Windows
9 6 (21.43%) IIS
9 6 (21.43%) QA
9 6 (21.43%) Windows Server 2008
9 6 (21.43%) Relational Database
10 5 (17.86%) SQL Server 2012
10 5 (17.86%) Exchange Server 2013
10 5 (17.86%) PowerShell
10 5 (17.86%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
10 5 (17.86%) OO
10 5 (17.86%) MSMQ
10 5 (17.86%) SharePoint
10 5 (17.86%) Systems Analysis
10 5 (17.86%) Business Analysis
10 5 (17.86%) MVC
10 5 (17.86%) Project Management
11 4 (14.29%) Windows Server 2003
11 4 (14.29%) Windows Server 2012

SQL Server 2008
Top Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire by Category

For the 6 months to 28 July 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 9 (32.14%) MS Exchange
2 6 (21.43%) IIS
3 5 (17.86%) SharePoint
3 5 (17.86%) Exchange Server 2013
4 3 (10.71%) Exchange Server 2007
4 3 (10.71%) Node.js
Applications
1 7 (25.00%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 4 (14.29%) Network Security
2 3 (10.71%) Firewall
3 1 (3.57%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 28 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 17 (60.71%) SQL Server 2005
3 8 (28.57%) SQL Server 2000
4 7 (25.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 6 (21.43%) Relational Database
6 5 (17.86%) SQL Server 2012
7 2 (7.14%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 2 (7.14%) Data Warehouse
8 1 (3.57%) Data Mining
8 1 (3.57%) OLTP
8 1 (3.57%) Oracle Database 10g
8 1 (3.57%) Oracle Database 11g
8 1 (3.57%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 1 (3.57%) Oracle Database
8 1 (3.57%) Microsoft Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 1 (3.57%) Visual Studio
1 1 (3.57%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 2 (7.14%) Finance
2 1 (3.57%) Banking
Job Titles
1 17 (60.71%) Developer
2 8 (28.57%) SQL Developer
3 7 (25.00%) C# Developer
4 4 (14.29%) DBA
4 4 (14.29%) SQL DBA
5 3 (10.71%) .NET Developer
6 2 (7.14%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
6 2 (7.14%) SCCM Specialist
6 2 (7.14%) Technical Specialist
6 2 (7.14%) Support Engineer
6 2 (7.14%) Administrator
6 2 (7.14%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 2 (7.14%) SQL Server DBA
6 2 (7.14%) VB.NET Developer
7 1 (3.57%) Delphi Developer
7 1 (3.57%) Data Analyst
7 1 (3.57%) Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (39.29%) .NET
1 11 (39.29%) ASP.NET
2 5 (17.86%) MSMQ
2 5 (17.86%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
3 2 (7.14%) Ajax
4 1 (3.57%) NHibernate
4 1 (3.57%) .NET Framework
4 1 (3.57%) WCF
4 1 (3.57%) CSS
4 1 (3.57%) Web Services
4 1 (3.57%) XML
4 1 (3.57%) XSL
4 1 (3.57%) HTML
4 1 (3.57%) XHTML
Miscellaneous
1 3 (10.71%) Replication
1 3 (10.71%) Computer Science
2 2 (7.14%) Clustering
2 2 (7.14%) N-Tier
3 1 (3.57%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 6 (21.43%) Windows
1 6 (21.43%) Windows Server 2008
2 4 (14.29%) Windows Server 2012
2 4 (14.29%) Windows Server 2003
3 2 (7.14%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (17.86%) OO
1 5 (17.86%) Project Management
1 5 (17.86%) MVC
1 5 (17.86%) Systems Analysis
1 5 (17.86%) Business Analysis
2 4 (14.29%) Performance Tuning
3 3 (10.71%) Scrum
4 2 (7.14%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (7.14%) Reverse Engineering
4 2 (7.14%) Web Development
4 2 (7.14%) Migration
5 1 (3.57%) E-Commerce
5 1 (3.57%) Business Intelligence
5 1 (3.57%) Wealth Management
5 1 (3.57%) System Testing
5 1 (3.57%) High Availability
5 1 (3.57%) Build Automation
Programming Languages
1 17 (60.71%) SQL
2 14 (50.00%) C#
3 8 (28.57%) T-SQL
4 5 (17.86%) PowerShell
5 2 (7.14%) PHP
5 2 (7.14%) VB.NET
5 2 (7.14%) Delphi
5 2 (7.14%) Java
6 1 (3.57%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 3 (10.71%) Degree
2 2 (7.14%) SC Cleared
2 2 (7.14%) Security Cleared
2 2 (7.14%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (3.57%) MCDBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (21.43%) QA
Systems Management
1 2 (7.14%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
1 2 (7.14%) WSUS
1 2 (7.14%) SCCM
Vendors
1 13 (46.43%) Microsoft
2 3 (10.71%) Oracle
3 2 (7.14%) Sybase
Gloucester
Real Staffing
Rate: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: 7 days ago
Cheltenham
Computer Futures
Rate: £325 - £375 per day + competitive
Posted: 24 days ago
Gloucestershire
Computer Futures
Rate: £350 - £400 per day + competitive
Posted: 25 days ago