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 4 September 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
4 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft SQL Server 2008
Rank 18 20 23
Rank change year-on-year
+2 +3
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 2008 5 4 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Guildford 4.17% 3.15% 4.51%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 16.13% 12.50% 26.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 3 5
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£300 £325 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.69% -13.33%
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.84% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £17.04
UK excluding London average hourly rate £29.00 £20.00 £30.50
% change year-on-year
+45.00% -34.42%
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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
31 32 23
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Guildford 25.83% 25.20% 17.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 17 18
Average daily rate £315 £325 £210
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.07% +54.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £261 £300 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £430 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 2
Average hourly rate £40.00 £35.00 £17.04
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% +105.39%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.55 £31.80 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+5.51% -2.16%

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 4 September 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 13 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 10 (76.92%) C#
3 9 (69.23%) .NET
4 8 (61.54%) Windows
5 7 (53.85%) SQL
5 7 (53.85%) ASP.NET
6 5 (38.46%) HTML
6 5 (38.46%) Web Services
6 5 (38.46%) Windows Server 2003
6 5 (38.46%) MVC
6 5 (38.46%) SQL Server 2005
6 5 (38.46%) jQuery
6 5 (38.46%) Team Foundation Server
7 4 (30.77%) Agile Software Development
7 4 (30.77%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 4 (30.77%) Waterfall
7 4 (30.77%) Microsoft
7 4 (30.77%) Java
7 4 (30.77%) T-SQL
7 4 (30.77%) VB.NET
8 3 (23.08%) DHTML
8 3 (23.08%) VSS/SourceSafe
8 3 (23.08%) ADO.NET
8 3 (23.08%) VBScript
8 3 (23.08%) JavaScript
8 3 (23.08%) XML
8 3 (23.08%) DTS
8 3 (23.08%) Linux
8 3 (23.08%) JBoss
8 3 (23.08%) FTP

SQL Server 2008
Top Related IT Skills in Guildford by Category

For the 6 months to 4 September 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 (23.08%) JBoss
1 3 (23.08%) MS Exchange
2 2 (15.38%) Exchange Server 2003
2 2 (15.38%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (7.69%) Exchange Server 2013
3 1 (7.69%) SharePoint Server
3 1 (7.69%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (7.69%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (15.38%) Dynamics CRM
Communications & Networking
1 3 (23.08%) FTP
1 3 (23.08%) SAN
2 2 (15.38%) Cisco IOS
2 2 (15.38%) NAS
2 2 (15.38%) DNS
2 2 (15.38%) LAN
2 2 (15.38%) WAN
2 2 (15.38%) DHCP
3 1 (7.69%) SMTP
3 1 (7.69%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 5 (38.46%) SQL Server 2005
3 4 (30.77%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 3 (23.08%) SQL Server 2012
4 3 (23.08%) DTS
4 3 (23.08%) SQL Server 2000
5 2 (15.38%) Relational Database
6 1 (7.69%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 5 (38.46%) Team Foundation Server
2 3 (23.08%) VSS/SourceSafe
3 1 (7.69%) Visual Studio
General
1 2 (15.38%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 9 (69.23%) Developer
2 3 (23.08%) .NET Developer
2 3 (23.08%) Software Developer
3 2 (15.38%) Technical Engineer
3 2 (15.38%) SQL Developer
3 2 (15.38%) Senior Software Developer
3 2 (15.38%) Senior Developer
4 1 (7.69%) Administrator
4 1 (7.69%) Java Developer
4 1 (7.69%) Systems Administrator
4 1 (7.69%) DBA
4 1 (7.69%) C# Developer
4 1 (7.69%) SQL Server DBA
4 1 (7.69%) Database Developer
4 1 (7.69%) SQL Server Developer
4 1 (7.69%) SQL DBA
4 1 (7.69%) C# .NET Developer
4 1 (7.69%) WPF Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (69.23%) .NET
2 7 (53.85%) ASP.NET
3 5 (38.46%) HTML
3 5 (38.46%) Web Services
3 5 (38.46%) jQuery
4 3 (23.08%) XML
4 3 (23.08%) WinForms
4 3 (23.08%) Ajax
4 3 (23.08%) DHTML
4 3 (23.08%) ADO.NET
4 3 (23.08%) .NET Framework
4 3 (23.08%) Razor View Engine
4 3 (23.08%) KnockoutJS
5 2 (15.38%) ASP.NET MVC 4
5 2 (15.38%) Twitter Bootstrap
5 2 (15.38%) ASP.NET Web API
5 2 (15.38%) WCF
5 2 (15.38%) CSS
5 2 (15.38%) ASP.NET MVC
6 1 (7.69%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 2 (15.38%) Informatics
1 2 (15.38%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 8 (61.54%) Windows
2 5 (38.46%) Windows Server 2003
3 3 (23.08%) Windows Server 2008
3 3 (23.08%) Linux
3 3 (23.08%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (7.69%) Windows XP
4 1 (7.69%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (38.46%) MVC
2 4 (30.77%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (30.77%) Waterfall
3 3 (23.08%) Performance Tuning
3 3 (23.08%) Unit Testing
4 2 (15.38%) Integration Testing
4 2 (15.38%) Database Tuning
4 2 (15.38%) Web Development
4 2 (15.38%) Use Case
4 2 (15.38%) Migration
4 2 (15.38%) CRM
4 2 (15.38%) Regression Testing
5 1 (7.69%) ITIL
5 1 (7.69%) Data Modelling
5 1 (7.69%) MVVM
5 1 (7.69%) Multithreading
5 1 (7.69%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 10 (76.92%) C#
2 7 (53.85%) SQL
3 4 (30.77%) T-SQL
3 4 (30.77%) Java
3 4 (30.77%) VB.NET
4 3 (23.08%) JavaScript
4 3 (23.08%) VBScript
5 1 (7.69%) VB
5 1 (7.69%) C++
5 1 (7.69%) VB6
5 1 (7.69%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 2 (15.38%) MCSE
1 2 (15.38%) Microsoft Certification
1 2 (15.38%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (7.69%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (23.08%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (15.38%) XenApp
2 2 (15.38%) Active Directory
2 2 (15.38%) VMware ESX
3 1 (7.69%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 1 (7.69%) ARCserve
Vendors
1 4 (30.77%) Microsoft
2 3 (23.08%) HP
2 3 (23.08%) Citrix
2 3 (23.08%) VMware
3 2 (15.38%) Cisco
4 1 (7.69%) Altiris
4 1 (7.69%) 3PAR
4 1 (7.69%) CA
4 1 (7.69%) Symantec