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 19 December 2014 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
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft SQL Server 2008
Rank 30 20 -
Rank change year-on-year
-10 -
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 2008 1 2 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Guildford 0.49% 1.57% -
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 3.03% 10.53% -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 0
Average daily rate
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£260 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £320 £313
% change year-on-year
+9.37% +2.40%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £22.41 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £31.10 £31.75 £26.00
% change year-on-year
-2.06% +22.11%
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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
33 19 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Guildford 16.02% 14.96% 8.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 25 11 8
Average daily rate £318 £338 £288
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.92% +17.39%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £240 £233
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £440 £430
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £325 £330
% change year-on-year
+11.53% -1.51%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 0
Average hourly rate £35.00 £22.41 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+56.18% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £28.00 £30.50
% change year-on-year
+25.00% -8.19%

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 19 December 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 5 (100.00%) SQL
1 5 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 5 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 5 (100.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 4 (80.00%) C#
3 3 (60.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 3 (60.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 3 (60.00%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
4 2 (40.00%) Unit Testing
4 2 (40.00%) Razor View Engine
4 2 (40.00%) Performance Tuning
4 2 (40.00%) Relational Database
4 2 (40.00%) Database Tuning
4 2 (40.00%) Team Foundation Server
4 2 (40.00%) .NET Framework
4 2 (40.00%) SQL Server 2000
4 2 (40.00%) MVC
4 2 (40.00%) Telecoms
4 2 (40.00%) WinForms
4 2 (40.00%) DHTML
4 2 (40.00%) HTML
4 2 (40.00%) JavaScript
4 2 (40.00%) T-SQL
4 2 (40.00%) VBScript
4 2 (40.00%) VB.NET
4 2 (40.00%) .NET
4 2 (40.00%) VSS/SourceSafe
4 2 (40.00%) ADO.NET
4 2 (40.00%) ASP.NET
4 2 (40.00%) Web Services

SQL Server 2008
Top Related IT Skills in Guildford by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 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.

Applications
1 1 (20.00%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 2 (40.00%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 5 (100.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 3 (60.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 3 (60.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 2 (40.00%) Relational Database
3 2 (40.00%) SQL Server 2000
3 2 (40.00%) DTS
Development Applications
1 3 (60.00%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
2 2 (40.00%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (40.00%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 2 (40.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 5 (100.00%) Developer
2 3 (60.00%) DBA
2 3 (60.00%) SQL Developer
2 3 (60.00%) SQL DBA
3 2 (40.00%) SQL Server DBA
3 2 (40.00%) Software Developer
3 2 (40.00%) SQL Server Developer
4 1 (20.00%) C# Developer
4 1 (20.00%) C# ASP.NET Developer
4 1 (20.00%) C# Software Developer
4 1 (20.00%) C# .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (40.00%) Razor View Engine
1 2 (40.00%) .NET Framework
1 2 (40.00%) WinForms
1 2 (40.00%) DHTML
1 2 (40.00%) HTML
1 2 (40.00%) .NET
1 2 (40.00%) ADO.NET
1 2 (40.00%) ASP.NET
1 2 (40.00%) Web Services
1 2 (40.00%) XML
2 1 (20.00%) Ajax
2 1 (20.00%) jQuery
Operating Systems
1 2 (40.00%) Windows
2 1 (20.00%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (40.00%) Unit Testing
1 2 (40.00%) Performance Tuning
1 2 (40.00%) Database Tuning
1 2 (40.00%) MVC
2 1 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
Programming Languages
1 5 (100.00%) SQL
2 4 (80.00%) C#
3 2 (40.00%) JavaScript
3 2 (40.00%) T-SQL
3 2 (40.00%) VBScript
3 2 (40.00%) VB.NET
Vendors
1 5 (100.00%) Microsoft