The table below looks at the statistics for SQL Server 2008 skills in IT contracts advertised for the Guildford 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 3 July 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
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft SQL Server 2008
Rank 17 20 26
Rank change year-on-year
+3 +6
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 2008 9 4 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Guildford 6.21% 2.56% 4.23%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 26.47% 13.79% 18.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 4 7
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£290 £388 £175
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-25.16% +121.42%
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £340 £325
% change year-on-year
-4.41% +4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.50 £22.50 £26.00
% change year-on-year
+4.44% -13.46%
SQL Server 2008
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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 Guildford region.

Database & Business Intelligence Category
Guildford
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Database & Business Intelligence category
34 29 44
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Guildford 23.45% 18.59% 23.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 24 17 26
Average daily rate £400 £403 £175
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.62% +130.00%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
- +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 4
Average hourly rate - - £26.25
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £28.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+5.26% -5.00%

SQL Server 2008
Jobs Demand Trend in Guildford

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing SQL Server 2008 across the Guildford region as a proportion of the total demand within the Database & Business Intelligence category.

SQL Server 2008 Jobs Demand Trend in Guildford

SQL Server 2008
Daily Rate Trend in Guildford

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing SQL Server 2008 across the Guildford region.

SQL Server 2008 Daily Rate Trend in Guildford

SQL Server 2008
Hourly Rate Trend in Guildford

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing SQL Server 2008 across the Guildford region.

SQL Server 2008 Hourly Rate Trend in Guildford

SQL Server 2008
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Guildford

For the 6 months to 3 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Guildford 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 10 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 7 (70.00%) C#
3 6 (60.00%) .NET
4 5 (50.00%) SQL Server 2005
4 5 (50.00%) Windows
5 4 (40.00%) ASP.NET
5 4 (40.00%) SQL
6 3 (30.00%) HP
6 3 (30.00%) Citrix
6 3 (30.00%) SAN
6 3 (30.00%) MS Exchange
6 3 (30.00%) VMware Infrastructure
6 3 (30.00%) Windows Server 2008
6 3 (30.00%) Windows Server 2003
6 3 (30.00%) VMware
6 3 (30.00%) SQL Server 2012
6 3 (30.00%) Windows Server 2012
7 2 (20.00%) ASP.NET MVC 4
7 2 (20.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
7 2 (20.00%) ASP.NET Web API
7 2 (20.00%) ASP.NET MVC
7 2 (20.00%) Cisco IOS
7 2 (20.00%) jQuery
7 2 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2010
7 2 (20.00%) VMware ESX
7 2 (20.00%) MVC
7 2 (20.00%) Migration
7 2 (20.00%) NAS
7 2 (20.00%) Team Foundation Server
7 2 (20.00%) XenApp

SQL Server 2008
Top Related IT Skills in Guildford by Category

For the 6 months to 3 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Guildford 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 3 (30.00%) MS Exchange
2 2 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2003
2 2 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (10.00%) Exchange Server 2013
3 1 (10.00%) SharePoint Server
3 1 (10.00%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (10.00%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (20.00%) Dynamics CRM
Communications & Networking
1 3 (30.00%) SAN
2 2 (20.00%) Cisco IOS
2 2 (20.00%) NAS
2 2 (20.00%) LAN
2 2 (20.00%) WAN
2 2 (20.00%) DHCP
2 2 (20.00%) DNS
3 1 (10.00%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 5 (50.00%) SQL Server 2005
3 3 (30.00%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (10.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (10.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 2 (20.00%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (10.00%) Visual Studio
Job Titles
1 6 (60.00%) Developer
2 3 (30.00%) .NET Developer
3 2 (20.00%) SQL Developer
3 2 (20.00%) Technical Engineer
4 1 (10.00%) C# .NET Developer
4 1 (10.00%) WPF Developer
4 1 (10.00%) SQL DBA
4 1 (10.00%) SQL Server Developer
4 1 (10.00%) C# Developer
4 1 (10.00%) SQL Server DBA
4 1 (10.00%) Database Developer
4 1 (10.00%) Systems Administrator
4 1 (10.00%) DBA
4 1 (10.00%) Administrator
4 1 (10.00%) Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (60.00%) .NET
2 4 (40.00%) ASP.NET
3 2 (20.00%) CSS
3 2 (20.00%) Web Services
3 2 (20.00%) jQuery
3 2 (20.00%) ASP.NET MVC
3 2 (20.00%) ASP.NET MVC 4
3 2 (20.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
3 2 (20.00%) ASP.NET Web API
3 2 (20.00%) WCF
3 2 (20.00%) HTML
4 1 (10.00%) WPF
4 1 (10.00%) Ruby on Rails
Miscellaneous
1 2 (20.00%) Informatics
2 1 (10.00%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 5 (50.00%) Windows
2 3 (30.00%) Windows Server 2003
2 3 (30.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 3 (30.00%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (10.00%) Windows 7
3 1 (10.00%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (20.00%) CRM
1 2 (20.00%) MVC
1 2 (20.00%) Migration
1 2 (20.00%) Web Development
2 1 (10.00%) Multithreading
2 1 (10.00%) MVVM
2 1 (10.00%) Waterfall
2 1 (10.00%) Performance Tuning
2 1 (10.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (10.00%) Data Modelling
2 1 (10.00%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 7 (70.00%) C#
2 4 (40.00%) SQL
3 1 (10.00%) T-SQL
3 1 (10.00%) VB
3 1 (10.00%) VB.NET
3 1 (10.00%) VB6
3 1 (10.00%) Ruby
3 1 (10.00%) C++
3 1 (10.00%) Java
Qualifications
1 2 (20.00%) MCSE
1 2 (20.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 2 (20.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (10.00%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (30.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (20.00%) XenApp
2 2 (20.00%) Active Directory
2 2 (20.00%) VMware ESX
3 1 (10.00%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 1 (10.00%) ARCserve
Vendors
1 3 (30.00%) HP
1 3 (30.00%) Citrix
1 3 (30.00%) VMware
2 2 (20.00%) Cisco
3 1 (10.00%) Microsoft
3 1 (10.00%) Altiris
3 1 (10.00%) 3PAR
3 1 (10.00%) CA
3 1 (10.00%) Symantec