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 15 September 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
15 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft SQL Server 2008
Rank 37 26 34
Rank change year-on-year
-11 +8
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 2008 14 8 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 2.95% 3.27% 2.08%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 12.84% 13.33% 8.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 7 8
Average daily rate
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£330 £363 £235
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.96% +54.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £303 £205
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £372 £345
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £325 £325
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £22.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.50 £26.00 £34.25
% change year-on-year
-25.00% -24.08%
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
109 60 107
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 22.95% 24.49% 24.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 55 39 56
Average daily rate £375 £363 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.44% +3.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £200 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £465 £425 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £345 £330
% change year-on-year
+1.44% +4.54%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 5
Average hourly rate - £21.50 £22.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -2.27%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £30.00 £30.00

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
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 15 September 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 15 September 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 -5 3 £425 +100.00%
Cheltenham -10 1 - - 2
Berkeley - - - -
SQL Server 2008
South West

SQL Server 2008
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire

For the 6 months to 15 September 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 24 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 18 (75.00%) C#
3 16 (66.67%) SQL Server 2005
4 13 (54.17%) SQL
4 13 (54.17%) .NET
5 11 (45.83%) ASP.NET
6 10 (41.67%) T-SQL
7 8 (33.33%) SQL Server 2000
7 8 (33.33%) SharePoint
7 8 (33.33%) MS Exchange
8 7 (29.17%) Microsoft
8 7 (29.17%) Exchange Server 2013
9 6 (25.00%) Relational Database
9 6 (25.00%) QA
9 6 (25.00%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
9 6 (25.00%) IIS
9 6 (25.00%) MVC
10 5 (20.83%) Project Management
10 5 (20.83%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 5 (20.83%) Systems Analysis
10 5 (20.83%) Business Analysis
10 5 (20.83%) MS Excel
10 5 (20.83%) OO
10 5 (20.83%) MSMQ
10 5 (20.83%) PowerShell
10 5 (20.83%) SQL Server 2012
11 4 (16.67%) Team Foundation Server
12 3 (12.50%) Scrum
12 3 (12.50%) Windows
12 3 (12.50%) Microsoft Certification

SQL Server 2008
Top Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire by Category

For the 6 months to 15 September 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 8 (33.33%) SharePoint
1 8 (33.33%) MS Exchange
2 7 (29.17%) Exchange Server 2013
3 6 (25.00%) IIS
4 3 (12.50%) Node.js
5 2 (8.33%) SharePoint 2010
5 2 (8.33%) Lync
5 2 (8.33%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 5 (20.83%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (4.17%) Dynamics CRM
Communications & Networking
1 1 (4.17%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 16 (66.67%) SQL Server 2005
3 8 (33.33%) SQL Server 2000
4 6 (25.00%) Relational Database
5 5 (20.83%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 5 (20.83%) SQL Server 2012
6 1 (4.17%) Oracle Database
6 1 (4.17%) Microsoft Analysis Services
6 1 (4.17%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 1 (4.17%) Oracle Database 11g
6 1 (4.17%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 1 (4.17%) Data Warehouse
6 1 (4.17%) Data Mining
6 1 (4.17%) Oracle Database 10g
Development Applications
1 4 (16.67%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (8.33%) Visual Studio
General
1 2 (8.33%) Finance
1 2 (8.33%) Military
2 1 (4.17%) Banking
Job Titles
1 18 (75.00%) Developer
2 9 (37.50%) C# Developer
2 9 (37.50%) SQL Developer
3 4 (16.67%) Administrator
4 2 (8.33%) DBA
4 2 (8.33%) SQL DBA
4 2 (8.33%) .NET Developer
5 1 (4.17%) Senior C# Developer
5 1 (4.17%) Senior .NET Developer
5 1 (4.17%) Server Administrator
5 1 (4.17%) C# .NET Developer
5 1 (4.17%) Senior Developer
5 1 (4.17%) Analyst
5 1 (4.17%) Data Analyst
5 1 (4.17%) SQL Server DBA
5 1 (4.17%) Delphi Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (54.17%) .NET
2 11 (45.83%) ASP.NET
3 6 (25.00%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
4 5 (20.83%) MSMQ
5 3 (12.50%) HTML
5 3 (12.50%) Web Services
6 2 (8.33%) XML
6 2 (8.33%) CSS
6 2 (8.33%) WCF
6 2 (8.33%) XSLT
6 2 (8.33%) .NET Framework
7 1 (4.17%) JSON
7 1 (4.17%) Silverlight
7 1 (4.17%) jQuery
7 1 (4.17%) HTML5
7 1 (4.17%) XHTML
7 1 (4.17%) Ajax
7 1 (4.17%) NHibernate
7 1 (4.17%) DHTML
7 1 (4.17%) XSD
Miscellaneous
1 3 (12.50%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 3 (12.50%) Windows
1 3 (12.50%) Windows Server 2008
1 3 (12.50%) Windows Server 2012
2 2 (8.33%) Windows 7
3 1 (4.17%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (25.00%) MVC
2 5 (20.83%) Project Management
2 5 (20.83%) OO
2 5 (20.83%) Systems Analysis
2 5 (20.83%) Business Analysis
3 3 (12.50%) Scrum
3 3 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (8.33%) Service Management
4 2 (8.33%) Web Development
4 2 (8.33%) Data Protection
4 2 (8.33%) Reverse Engineering
4 2 (8.33%) ITIL
5 1 (4.17%) Build Automation
5 1 (4.17%) Performance Tuning
5 1 (4.17%) Wealth Management
5 1 (4.17%) Unit Testing
5 1 (4.17%) System Testing
5 1 (4.17%) CRM
5 1 (4.17%) E-Commerce
5 1 (4.17%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 18 (75.00%) C#
2 13 (54.17%) SQL
3 10 (41.67%) T-SQL
4 5 (20.83%) PowerShell
5 2 (8.33%) Delphi
5 2 (8.33%) Java
5 2 (8.33%) JavaScript
5 2 (8.33%) PHP
6 1 (4.17%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 3 (12.50%) Microsoft Certification
1 3 (12.50%) Degree
1 3 (12.50%) Security Cleared
2 2 (8.33%) MCSE
2 2 (8.33%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (25.00%) QA
System Software
1 2 (8.33%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 2 (8.33%) SCCM
1 2 (8.33%) McAfee ePO
Vendors
1 7 (29.17%) Microsoft
2 2 (8.33%) Remedy
2 2 (8.33%) McAfee
3 1 (4.17%) Oracle