The table below looks at the statistics for SQL Server 2008 skills in IT contracts advertised for the Hampshire 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 24 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
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft SQL Server 2008
Rank 86 56 51
Rank change year-on-year
-30 -5
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 2008 38 50 44
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hampshire 1.74% 2.88% 2.90%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 9.29% 13.77% 12.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 24 35 29
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£329 £315 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.46% +0.80%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £258 £289 £268
10% offered a daily rate of more than £354 £375 £415
UK excluding London average daily rate £345 £320 £313
% change year-on-year
+7.81% +2.40%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £8.50 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.50 £32.50 £27.00
% change year-on-year
+3.07% +20.37%
SQL Server 2008
South East

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 Hampshire region.

Database & Business Intelligence Category
Hampshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Database & Business Intelligence category
409 363 361
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hampshire 18.73% 20.89% 23.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 222 187 211
Average daily rate £350 £363 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.44% -3.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £256 £270 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £470 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £330 £335
% change year-on-year
+9.84% -1.49%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 19 9
Average hourly rate £11.50 £30.00 £36.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-61.66% -16.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £8.50 £17.50 £16.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £37.05 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £28.00 £30.75
% change year-on-year
+25.00% -8.94%

SQL Server 2008
Jobs Demand Trend in Hampshire

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

SQL Server 2008 Jobs Demand Trend in Hampshire

SQL Server 2008
Daily Rate Trend in Hampshire

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

SQL Server 2008 Daily Rate Trend in Hampshire

SQL Server 2008
Daily Rate Histogram in Hampshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing SQL Server 2008 across the Hampshire region over the 3 months to 24 December 2014.

SQL Server 2008 Daily Rate Histogram in Hampshire

SQL Server 2008
Hourly Rate Trend in Hampshire

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

SQL Server 2008 Hourly Rate Trend in Hampshire

SQL Server 2008
Contract Job Locations in Hampshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing SQL Server 2008 within the Hampshire region over the 3 months to 24 December 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Portsmouth +1 8 £328 +4.17% 5
Basingstoke -12 6 £351 +7.84%
Farnborough - 6 £300 - 1
Southampton -8 2 £369 +40.47% 3
Winchester - 1 £285 -
Fareham - - - -
Havant - - - -
Andover - - - -
SQL Server 2008
South East

SQL Server 2008
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hampshire

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Hampshire 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 90 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 50 (55.56%) SQL
3 41 (45.56%) Windows
4 39 (43.33%) Microsoft
5 37 (41.11%) C#
6 34 (37.78%) .NET
7 31 (34.44%) SQL Server 2005
8 30 (33.33%) SQL Server 2012
9 28 (31.11%) ASP.NET
10 25 (27.78%) Windows Server 2008
11 23 (25.56%) Agile Software Development
12 22 (24.44%) HTML
12 22 (24.44%) MVC
13 21 (23.33%) SharePoint
13 21 (23.33%) Security Cleared
14 20 (22.22%) ASP.NET MVC
14 20 (22.22%) Windows Server 2012
15 19 (21.11%) SQL Server Integration Services
16 17 (18.89%) SC Cleared
16 17 (18.89%) CSS
16 17 (18.89%) Windows Server 2003
17 16 (17.78%) Telecoms
17 16 (17.78%) VMware
17 16 (17.78%) ITIL
18 15 (16.67%) XML
18 15 (16.67%) JavaScript
18 15 (16.67%) MS Exchange
18 15 (16.67%) Finance
18 15 (16.67%) WCF
18 15 (16.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services

SQL Server 2008
Top Related IT Skills in Hampshire by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Hampshire 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 21 (23.33%) SharePoint
2 15 (16.67%) MS Exchange
3 10 (11.11%) SharePoint 2010
4 9 (10.00%) Exchange Server 2013
5 7 (7.78%) SharePoint Server
6 6 (6.67%) Exchange Server 2007
6 6 (6.67%) CMS
7 5 (5.56%) Exchange Server 2003
7 5 (5.56%) IIS
7 5 (5.56%) Exchange Server 2010
8 3 (3.33%) BizTalk Server
9 2 (2.22%) Commerce Server
9 2 (2.22%) MS Project Server
9 2 (2.22%) Commerce Server 2007
10 1 (1.11%) LiveCycle
10 1 (1.11%) Tomcat
Applications
1 12 (13.33%) MS Excel
2 4 (4.44%) MS Office
3 3 (3.33%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 1 (1.11%) Oracle Applications
1 1 (1.11%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.11%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 12 (13.33%) LAN
2 8 (8.89%) SAN
3 7 (7.78%) IP Telephony
3 7 (7.78%) PBX
3 7 (7.78%) VoIP
3 7 (7.78%) WAN
3 7 (7.78%) SMTP
3 7 (7.78%) DHCP
3 7 (7.78%) TCP/IP
3 7 (7.78%) DNS
4 5 (5.56%) Firewall
5 3 (3.33%) Asterisk PBX
5 3 (3.33%) ISDN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 90 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 31 (34.44%) SQL Server 2005
3 30 (33.33%) SQL Server 2012
4 19 (21.11%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 15 (16.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 12 (13.33%) Relational Database
7 11 (12.22%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 10 (11.11%) SQL Server 2000
9 6 (6.67%) Oracle Database
10 5 (5.56%) Data Warehouse
10 5 (5.56%) Oracle Database 10g
11 2 (2.22%) PowerCenter
11 2 (2.22%) RDBMS
11 2 (2.22%) DB2
12 1 (1.11%) OLAP
12 1 (1.11%) Oracle9i Database
12 1 (1.11%) MS Access
12 1 (1.11%) PostgreSQL
12 1 (1.11%) Microsoft Analysis Services
12 1 (1.11%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 13 (14.44%) Visual Studio
1 13 (14.44%) Team Foundation Server
2 3 (3.33%) Git (software)
3 2 (2.22%) Oracle APEX
4 1 (1.11%) NUnit
4 1 (1.11%) Moq
4 1 (1.11%) SoapUI
General
1 16 (17.78%) Telecoms
2 15 (16.67%) Finance
3 4 (4.44%) Financial Institution
4 3 (3.33%) Legal
5 1 (1.11%) Manufacturing
5 1 (1.11%) Military
5 1 (1.11%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 50 (55.56%) Developer
2 14 (15.56%) .NET Developer
2 14 (15.56%) SQL Developer
3 10 (11.11%) Administrator
4 8 (8.89%) Analyst
5 7 (7.78%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 7 (7.78%) VoIP Engineer
6 6 (6.67%) Applications Engineer
6 6 (6.67%) Software Developer
6 6 (6.67%) Systems Administrator
6 6 (6.67%) C# Developer
7 5 (5.56%) SQL DBA
7 5 (5.56%) ASP.NET Developer
7 5 (5.56%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
7 5 (5.56%) DBA
7 5 (5.56%) Web Developer
7 5 (5.56%) Data Analyst
8 4 (4.44%) Programmer
8 4 (4.44%) Informatica Developer
8 4 (4.44%) C# .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 34 (37.78%) .NET
2 28 (31.11%) ASP.NET
3 22 (24.44%) HTML
4 20 (22.22%) ASP.NET MVC
5 17 (18.89%) CSS
6 15 (16.67%) XML
6 15 (16.67%) WCF
7 10 (11.11%) .NET Framework
8 9 (10.00%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
9 7 (7.78%) Silverlight
10 6 (6.67%) jQuery
11 5 (5.56%) LINQ
12 4 (4.44%) Web Services
12 4 (4.44%) Ajax
12 4 (4.44%) XSLT
12 4 (4.44%) ASP.NET Web Forms
12 4 (4.44%) ASP.NET MVC 3
13 3 (3.33%) Microsoft Enterprise Library
14 2 (2.22%) MDX
14 2 (2.22%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 14 (15.56%) Analytical Skills
2 12 (13.33%) Clustering
3 7 (7.78%) IVR
3 7 (7.78%) Replication
3 7 (7.78%) Open Source
4 5 (5.56%) Blackberry
5 2 (2.22%) Mainframe
5 2 (2.22%) Data Integration
6 1 (1.11%) Inversion of Control
6 1 (1.11%) Algorithms
6 1 (1.11%) GIS
6 1 (1.11%) Management Information System
6 1 (1.11%) N-Tier
6 1 (1.11%) CMDB
Operating Systems
1 41 (45.56%) Windows
2 25 (27.78%) Windows Server 2008
3 20 (22.22%) Windows Server 2012
4 17 (18.89%) Windows Server 2003
5 5 (5.56%) Linux
5 5 (5.56%) Windows 2000
6 3 (3.33%) UNIX
7 1 (1.11%) AIX
7 1 (1.11%) Solaris
7 1 (1.11%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (25.56%) Agile Software Development
2 22 (24.44%) MVC
3 16 (17.78%) ITIL
4 12 (13.33%) Scrum
5 11 (12.22%) System Testing
6 10 (11.11%) Disaster Recovery
6 10 (11.11%) ETL
7 9 (10.00%) Business Intelligence
8 7 (7.78%) Knowledge Management
8 7 (7.78%) Telemarketing
9 6 (6.67%) Load Balancing
10 5 (5.56%) User Acceptance Testing
10 5 (5.56%) Migration
10 5 (5.56%) TDD
10 5 (5.56%) CRM
10 5 (5.56%) Data Modelling
10 5 (5.56%) Data Migration
10 5 (5.56%) Network Management
11 4 (4.44%) Analytics
11 4 (4.44%) Continuous Integration
Programming Languages
1 50 (55.56%) SQL
2 37 (41.11%) C#
3 15 (16.67%) JavaScript
4 11 (12.22%) T-SQL
5 5 (5.56%) PL/SQL
6 3 (3.33%) Java
6 3 (3.33%) VB.NET
7 2 (2.22%) VBA
7 2 (2.22%) PowerShell
8 1 (1.11%) VB
8 1 (1.11%) Python
8 1 (1.11%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 21 (23.33%) Security Cleared
2 17 (18.89%) SC Cleared
3 7 (7.78%) CCNA
3 7 (7.78%) Cisco Certification
4 4 (4.44%) Microsoft Certification
4 4 (4.44%) MCTS
5 3 (3.33%) MCSA
6 1 (1.11%) BC Cleared
6 1 (1.11%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (7.78%) SLA
System Software
1 13 (14.44%) Active Directory
2 10 (11.11%) VMware Infrastructure
3 7 (7.78%) VMware ESX
4 6 (6.67%) XenDesktop
5 5 (5.56%) vSphere
5 5 (5.56%) vCloud
6 1 (1.11%) Oracle RMAN
Systems Management
1 9 (10.00%) Norton AntiVirus
2 7 (7.78%) ARCserve
3 5 (5.56%) NetBackup
3 5 (5.56%) Backup Exec
4 2 (2.22%) SCOM
Vendors
1 39 (43.33%) Microsoft
2 16 (17.78%) VMware
3 12 (13.33%) Citrix
4 11 (12.22%) Symantec
4 11 (12.22%) Oracle
4 11 (12.22%) Ektron
5 8 (8.89%) HP
6 7 (7.78%) Cisco
6 7 (7.78%) CA
6 7 (7.78%) 3PAR
7 6 (6.67%) Altiris
8 5 (5.56%) Sophos
8 5 (5.56%) Acronis
8 5 (5.56%) Veritas
9 4 (4.44%) Informatica
10 3 (3.33%) Cognos
10 3 (3.33%) Sun
10 3 (3.33%) Brocade
11 2 (2.22%) Kalido
12 1 (1.11%) BT