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 30 January 2015 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
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft SQL Server 2008
Rank 48 23 38
Rank change year-on-year
-25 +15
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 2008 7 16 17
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 1.37% 5.57% 3.95%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 6.03% 27.12% 14.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 4 14
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£275 £271 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.38% -22.50%
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £325 £313
% change year-on-year
+4.61% +4.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Average hourly rate - £29.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £28.69 £31.00 £25.25
% change year-on-year
-7.45% +22.77%
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
116 59 114
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 22.70% 20.56% 26.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 79 32 63
Average daily rate £400 £330 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+21.21% -12.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £268 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £449 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £335
% change year-on-year
+3.57% +4.47%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 3 1
Average hourly rate £30.50 £29.50 £39.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.38% -24.35%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.50 £27.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+21.81% -8.33%

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 30 January 2015. 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 -20 3 £275 -15.38% 3
Gloucester -8 2 - - 2
Stroud - - - -
Cirencester - - - - 1
SQL Server 2008
South West

SQL Server 2008
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, 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 12 (60.00%) C#
3 11 (55.00%) SQL
3 11 (55.00%) .NET
4 9 (45.00%) HTML
5 8 (40.00%) T-SQL
5 8 (40.00%) JavaScript
6 7 (35.00%) Finance
6 7 (35.00%) Team Foundation Server
7 6 (30.00%) Security Cleared
7 6 (30.00%) Visual Studio
7 6 (30.00%) ASP.NET
7 6 (30.00%) Web Services
7 6 (30.00%) XSLT
8 5 (25.00%) Windows
8 5 (25.00%) XML
8 5 (25.00%) SQL Server 2000
8 5 (25.00%) SQL Server 2012
9 4 (20.00%) Windows Server 2008
9 4 (20.00%) SQL Server 2005
9 4 (20.00%) WCF
9 4 (20.00%) LINQ
9 4 (20.00%) CSS
9 4 (20.00%) XSD
9 4 (20.00%) SharePoint
9 4 (20.00%) DHTML
9 4 (20.00%) IIS
9 4 (20.00%) C++
10 3 (15.00%) MS Exchange
10 3 (15.00%) MCSE

SQL Server 2008
Top Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, 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%) SharePoint
1 4 (20.00%) IIS
2 3 (15.00%) MS Exchange
2 3 (15.00%) Exchange Server 2013
2 3 (15.00%) SharePoint 2010
2 3 (15.00%) Lync
2 3 (15.00%) Exchange Server 2010
Business Applications
1 1 (5.00%) Dynamics CRM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 5 (25.00%) SQL Server 2000
2 5 (25.00%) SQL Server 2012
3 4 (20.00%) SQL Server 2005
4 2 (10.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 2 (10.00%) MS Access
4 2 (10.00%) Crystal Reports
4 2 (10.00%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 7 (35.00%) Team Foundation Server
2 6 (30.00%) Visual Studio
3 2 (10.00%) Toad
3 2 (10.00%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 7 (35.00%) Finance
2 3 (15.00%) Military
Job Titles
1 12 (60.00%) Developer
2 6 (30.00%) C# Developer
3 5 (25.00%) .NET Developer
4 3 (15.00%) Senior Developer
4 3 (15.00%) Administrator
4 3 (15.00%) Senior C# Developer
4 3 (15.00%) Senior .NET Developer
4 3 (15.00%) SQL Developer
4 3 (15.00%) C# .NET Developer
5 2 (10.00%) Senior Software Engineer
5 2 (10.00%) Software Engineer
5 2 (10.00%) Applications Developer
6 1 (5.00%) Project Manager
6 1 (5.00%) Support Engineer
6 1 (5.00%) Infrastructure Project Manager
6 1 (5.00%) DBA
6 1 (5.00%) SQL Server DBA
6 1 (5.00%) SQL DBA
6 1 (5.00%) Infrastructure Manager
6 1 (5.00%) Server Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (55.00%) .NET
2 9 (45.00%) 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%) WCF
5 4 (20.00%) LINQ
5 4 (20.00%) CSS
5 4 (20.00%) XSD
5 4 (20.00%) DHTML
6 3 (15.00%) XSL
7 2 (10.00%) jQuery
8 1 (5.00%) WSDL
8 1 (5.00%) XHTML
8 1 (5.00%) COM+
8 1 (5.00%) XML Schema
8 1 (5.00%) Ajax
8 1 (5.00%) Silverlight
8 1 (5.00%) .NET Framework
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 Server 2003
4 1 (5.00%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (15.00%) ITIL
1 3 (15.00%) Service Management
1 3 (15.00%) Data Protection
2 2 (10.00%) Software Engineering
2 2 (10.00%) MVC
2 2 (10.00%) Project Management
2 2 (10.00%) Business Intelligence
3 1 (5.00%) CRM
3 1 (5.00%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (5.00%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 12 (60.00%) C#
2 11 (55.00%) SQL
3 8 (40.00%) T-SQL
3 8 (40.00%) JavaScript
4 4 (20.00%) C++
5 2 (10.00%) Delphi
6 1 (5.00%) PHP
6 1 (5.00%) Java
6 1 (5.00%) VB
6 1 (5.00%) VB.NET
6 1 (5.00%) VB6
Qualifications
1 6 (30.00%) Security Cleared
2 3 (15.00%) MCSE
2 3 (15.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 3 (15.00%) DV Cleared
3 2 (10.00%) SC Cleared
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 2 (10.00%) Oracle
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