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 22 May 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
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft SQL Server 2008
Rank 39 35 27
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -8
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 2008 11 9 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 2.53% 2.45% 4.00%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 9.91% 10.00% 26.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 7 4
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£358 £315 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.49% -13.10%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £339 £250 £336
10% offered a daily rate of more than £424 £319 £427
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £340 £325
% change year-on-year
-4.41% +4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £24.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.00 £27.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
-22.22% -16.92%
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
111 90 42
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 25.52% 24.52% 15.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 79 61 24
Average daily rate £375 £375 £356
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +5.26%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £250 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £548 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 4 1
Average hourly rate £43.75 £33.00 £24.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+32.57% +34.69%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.33 £34.75 £28.25
% change year-on-year
-27.10% +23.00%

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 22 May 2015.

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 22 May 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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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 +10 5 £358 +13.49%
Cheltenham -6 5 £366 - 2
SQL Server 2008
South West

SQL Server 2008
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 22 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 13 (59.09%) SQL
3 11 (50.00%) C#
3 11 (50.00%) HTML
3 11 (50.00%) .NET
4 9 (40.91%) Finance
5 8 (36.36%) Business Intelligence
5 8 (36.36%) T-SQL
5 8 (36.36%) XML
5 8 (36.36%) SC Cleared
5 8 (36.36%) Security Cleared
6 7 (31.82%) XSL
6 7 (31.82%) ASP.NET
6 7 (31.82%) JavaScript
6 7 (31.82%) Web Services
7 6 (27.27%) SQL Server 2005
7 6 (27.27%) Team Foundation Server
8 5 (22.73%) .NET Framework
8 5 (22.73%) IIS
8 5 (22.73%) Visual Studio
9 4 (18.18%) CSS
9 4 (18.18%) C++
9 4 (18.18%) SQL Server 2000
9 4 (18.18%) Windows
9 4 (18.18%) WSDL
9 4 (18.18%) XML Schema
9 4 (18.18%) Software Delivery
10 3 (13.64%) Windows Server 2008
10 3 (13.64%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 3 (13.64%) WCF

SQL Server 2008
Top Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 5 (22.73%) IIS
2 2 (9.09%) MS Exchange
2 2 (9.09%) Exchange Server 2007
2 2 (9.09%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (4.55%) SharePoint
Business Applications
1 1 (4.55%) Cognos Business Intelligence
Communications & Networking
1 2 (9.09%) SAN
1 2 (9.09%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 6 (27.27%) SQL Server 2005
3 4 (18.18%) SQL Server 2000
4 3 (13.64%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 2 (9.09%) Crystal Reports
5 2 (9.09%) MySQL
5 2 (9.09%) MS Access
5 2 (9.09%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 1 (4.55%) Oracle Database
6 1 (4.55%) Relational Database
6 1 (4.55%) Cognos Report Studio
6 1 (4.55%) Cognos Transformer
6 1 (4.55%) Oracle Database 11g
6 1 (4.55%) RDBMS
6 1 (4.55%) Oracle Database 10g
6 1 (4.55%) Cognos Powerplay
6 1 (4.55%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 6 (27.27%) Team Foundation Server
2 5 (22.73%) Visual Studio
3 2 (9.09%) VSS/SourceSafe
3 2 (9.09%) Toad
General
1 9 (40.91%) Finance
Job Titles
1 17 (77.27%) Developer
2 6 (27.27%) C# Developer
3 5 (22.73%) .NET Developer
4 4 (18.18%) Consultant
4 4 (18.18%) C# .NET Developer
4 4 (18.18%) SQL Developer
5 3 (13.64%) Business Intelligence Developer
5 3 (13.64%) Applications Developer
5 3 (13.64%) Technical Consultant
6 2 (9.09%) Senior Software Engineer
6 2 (9.09%) Software Developer
6 2 (9.09%) Software Engineer
7 1 (4.55%) Cognos Developer
7 1 (4.55%) Senior C# Developer
7 1 (4.55%) Senior .NET Developer
7 1 (4.55%) Report Developer
7 1 (4.55%) Senior Developer
7 1 (4.55%) Business Intelligence Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (50.00%) HTML
1 11 (50.00%) .NET
2 8 (36.36%) XML
3 7 (31.82%) XSL
3 7 (31.82%) ASP.NET
3 7 (31.82%) Web Services
4 5 (22.73%) .NET Framework
5 4 (18.18%) CSS
5 4 (18.18%) WSDL
5 4 (18.18%) XML Schema
6 3 (13.64%) WCF
7 2 (9.09%) DHTML
7 2 (9.09%) COM+
7 2 (9.09%) ADO.NET
7 2 (9.09%) XSLT
7 2 (9.09%) XSD
7 2 (9.09%) LINQ
7 2 (9.09%) jQuery
7 2 (9.09%) ASP.NET MVC
8 1 (4.55%) ASP.NET Web Forms
Miscellaneous
1 2 (9.09%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 4 (18.18%) Windows
2 3 (13.64%) Windows Server 2008
2 3 (13.64%) Windows Server 2003
3 2 (9.09%) Windows 7
4 1 (4.55%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (36.36%) Business Intelligence
2 4 (18.18%) Software Delivery
3 2 (9.09%) Disaster Recovery
3 2 (9.09%) MVC
3 2 (9.09%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (9.09%) Software Engineering
3 2 (9.09%) System Testing
4 1 (4.55%) Kanban
4 1 (4.55%) Performance Testing
4 1 (4.55%) Load Testing
4 1 (4.55%) Kimball Methodology
4 1 (4.55%) Web Development
4 1 (4.55%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 13 (59.09%) SQL
2 11 (50.00%) C#
3 8 (36.36%) T-SQL
4 7 (31.82%) JavaScript
5 4 (18.18%) C++
6 2 (9.09%) Delphi
6 2 (9.09%) VB
6 2 (9.09%) VB6
7 1 (4.55%) VB.NET
7 1 (4.55%) Java
Qualifications
1 8 (36.36%) SC Cleared
1 8 (36.36%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 2 (9.09%) ISA Server
1 2 (9.09%) Active Directory
1 2 (9.09%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 3 (13.64%) Oracle
2 2 (9.09%) VMware
2 2 (9.09%) Websense
2 2 (9.09%) HP
2 2 (9.09%) EMC
2 2 (9.09%) Citrix
2 2 (9.09%) Juniper
3 1 (4.55%) Microsoft
3 1 (4.55%) Cognos