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 14 February 2016 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
14 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft SQL Server 2008
Rank - 26 22
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 2008 0 2 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Guildford - 1.00% 2.58%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category - 13.33% 12.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 2 3
Average daily rate - £273 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -22.14%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £42.50 £28.69 £31.50
% change year-on-year
+48.13% -8.92%
SQL Server 2008
Surrey

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
32 15 33
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Guildford 27.59% 7.46% 21.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 9 18
Average daily rate £488 £310 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+57.25% -8.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £260 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £350 £465
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £370 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +5.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 £32.50 £29.50
% change year-on-year
- +10.16%

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 14 February 2016, 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 4 (100.00%) SQL
1 4 (100.00%) T-SQL
1 4 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 4 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 4 (100.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 4 (100.00%) Unit Testing
2 3 (75.00%) Database Tuning
2 3 (75.00%) Team Foundation Server
2 3 (75.00%) jQuery
2 3 (75.00%) Waterfall
2 3 (75.00%) Razor View Engine
2 3 (75.00%) KnockoutJS
2 3 (75.00%) .NET Framework
2 3 (75.00%) Ajax
2 3 (75.00%) WinForms
2 3 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (75.00%) MVC
2 3 (75.00%) SQL Server 2000
2 3 (75.00%) DTS
2 3 (75.00%) FTP
2 3 (75.00%) VSS/SourceSafe
2 3 (75.00%) ADO.NET
2 3 (75.00%) ASP.NET
2 3 (75.00%) Web Services
2 3 (75.00%) XML
2 3 (75.00%) Windows
2 3 (75.00%) Linux
2 3 (75.00%) JBoss
2 3 (75.00%) VBScript
2 3 (75.00%) VB.NET

SQL Server 2008
Top Related IT Skills in Guildford by Category

For the 6 months to 14 February 2016, 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 (75.00%) JBoss
Communications & Networking
1 3 (75.00%) FTP
2 1 (25.00%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 4 (100.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 3 (75.00%) DTS
2 3 (75.00%) Relational Database
2 3 (75.00%) SQL Server 2000
3 1 (25.00%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (25.00%) RDBMS
3 1 (25.00%) SQL Server 2005
3 1 (25.00%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (25.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 1 (25.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 3 (75.00%) Team Foundation Server
1 3 (75.00%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 2 (50.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 4 (100.00%) Developer
2 3 (75.00%) Software Developer
3 2 (50.00%) Senior Developer
3 2 (50.00%) Senior Software Developer
4 1 (25.00%) .NET Developer
4 1 (25.00%) .NET Software Developer
4 1 (25.00%) Agile .NET Developer
4 1 (25.00%) Agile Developer
4 1 (25.00%) Agile Java Developer
4 1 (25.00%) Business Intelligence Developer
4 1 (25.00%) Java Developer
4 1 (25.00%) Java Software Developer
4 1 (25.00%) SQL BI Developer
4 1 (25.00%) SQL Developer
4 1 (25.00%) Telecoms Developer
4 1 (25.00%) Telecoms Java Developer
4 1 (25.00%) Telecoms Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (75.00%) .NET
1 3 (75.00%) .NET Framework
1 3 (75.00%) ADO.NET
1 3 (75.00%) Ajax
1 3 (75.00%) ASP.NET
1 3 (75.00%) DHTML
1 3 (75.00%) HTML
1 3 (75.00%) jQuery
1 3 (75.00%) KnockoutJS
1 3 (75.00%) Razor View Engine
1 3 (75.00%) Web Services
1 3 (75.00%) WinForms
1 3 (75.00%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (25.00%) Clustering
1 1 (25.00%) Computer Science
1 1 (25.00%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 3 (75.00%) Linux
1 3 (75.00%) Windows
2 2 (50.00%) Windows Server
2 2 (50.00%) Windows Server 2003
2 2 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (100.00%) Unit Testing
2 3 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (75.00%) Database Tuning
2 3 (75.00%) MVC
2 3 (75.00%) Waterfall
3 2 (50.00%) Integration Testing
3 2 (50.00%) Performance Tuning
3 2 (50.00%) Regression Testing
3 2 (50.00%) Use Case
4 1 (25.00%) Business Intelligence
4 1 (25.00%) Data Modelling
4 1 (25.00%) Database Security
4 1 (25.00%) ETL
4 1 (25.00%) High Availability
4 1 (25.00%) Performance Monitoring
4 1 (25.00%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (100.00%) SQL
1 4 (100.00%) T-SQL
2 3 (75.00%) C#
2 3 (75.00%) Java
2 3 (75.00%) JavaScript
2 3 (75.00%) VB.NET
2 3 (75.00%) VBScript
3 1 (25.00%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 1 (25.00%) Degree
Vendors
1 4 (100.00%) Microsoft