The first table below looks at the demand 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 30 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Database & Business Intelligence category for the Guildford region.

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 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft SQL Server 2008
Rank - 20 15
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 2008 0 8 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Guildford - 4.97% 5.13%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category - 23.53% 26.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 7 2
Average daily rate
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- £175 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -50.00%
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £325 £325
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 3
Average hourly rate - - £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £26.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-23.07% -25.71%
Database & Business Intelligence Category
Guildford
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Database & Business Intelligence category
22 34 23
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Guildford 16.92% 21.12% 19.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 21 15
Average daily rate £430 £175 £360
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+145.71% -51.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £285 £175 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £544 £450 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 4
Average hourly rate - £54.00 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +54.28%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £28.50 £30.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-5.00% -
SQL Server 2008
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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 30 July 2014, 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 9 (100.00%) .NET
1 9 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 9 (100.00%) WCF
2 8 (88.89%) C#
3 7 (77.78%) Web Services
4 6 (66.67%) ASP.NET
5 5 (55.56%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 5 (55.56%) SQL Server 2005
5 5 (55.56%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 5 (55.56%) SQL Server 2012
6 4 (44.44%) LINQ
6 4 (44.44%) VB.NET
6 4 (44.44%) XML
6 4 (44.44%) Agile Software Development
7 3 (33.33%) Business Intelligence
7 3 (33.33%) JavaScript
7 3 (33.33%) SQL
7 3 (33.33%) Visual Studio
7 3 (33.33%) Team Foundation Server
7 3 (33.33%) REST
7 3 (33.33%) Opscode Chef
8 2 (22.22%) SAP Oil and Gas
8 2 (22.22%) Puppet
8 2 (22.22%) Jenkins
8 2 (22.22%) Digital Marketing
8 2 (22.22%) Continuous Integration
8 2 (22.22%) Marketing
8 2 (22.22%) Software Engineering
8 2 (22.22%) WPF
8 2 (22.22%) Silverlight

SQL Server 2008
Top Related IT Skills in Guildford by Category

For the 6 months to 30 July 2014, 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 1 (11.11%) SharePoint
1 1 (11.11%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 1 (11.11%) PowerPivot
Business Applications
1 2 (22.22%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 1 (11.11%) Amazon EC2
1 1 (11.11%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (11.11%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (11.11%) Office 365
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 5 (55.56%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 5 (55.56%) SQL Server 2005
2 5 (55.56%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 5 (55.56%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (11.11%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 1 (11.11%) PerformancePoint
3 1 (11.11%) Amazon RDS
Development Applications
1 3 (33.33%) Visual Studio
1 3 (33.33%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (22.22%) Jenkins
General
1 2 (22.22%) Marketing
1 2 (22.22%) Electronics
1 2 (22.22%) Telecoms
1 2 (22.22%) Finance
1 2 (22.22%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 7 (77.78%) Developer
1 7 (77.78%) .NET Developer
2 2 (22.22%) C# .NET Developer
2 2 (22.22%) C# Developer
2 2 (22.22%) VB.NET Developer
2 2 (22.22%) Software Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) Business Developer
3 1 (11.11%) SQL Developer
3 1 (11.11%) Business Intelligence Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (100.00%) .NET
1 9 (100.00%) WCF
2 7 (77.78%) Web Services
3 6 (66.67%) ASP.NET
4 4 (44.44%) LINQ
4 4 (44.44%) XML
5 3 (33.33%) REST
6 2 (22.22%) WPF
6 2 (22.22%) Silverlight
7 1 (11.11%) HTML
7 1 (11.11%) HTML5
7 1 (11.11%) ASP.NET Web API
Miscellaneous
1 2 (22.22%) DTV
2 1 (11.11%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 2 (22.22%) Windows
2 1 (11.11%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (44.44%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (33.33%) Business Intelligence
3 2 (22.22%) Digital Marketing
3 2 (22.22%) Continuous Integration
3 2 (22.22%) Software Engineering
3 2 (22.22%) Scrum
3 2 (22.22%) Programme Management
4 1 (11.11%) Workflow
4 1 (11.11%) Content Management
4 1 (11.11%) Data Modelling
4 1 (11.11%) Performance Tuning
4 1 (11.11%) Performance Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 8 (88.89%) C#
2 4 (44.44%) VB.NET
3 3 (33.33%) JavaScript
3 3 (33.33%) SQL
4 1 (11.11%) Python
Qualifications
1 1 (11.11%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (11.11%) SLA
Systems Management
1 3 (33.33%) Opscode Chef
2 2 (22.22%) Puppet
Vendors
1 2 (22.22%) SAP
2 1 (11.11%) Microsoft