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 October 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 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft SQL Server 2008
Rank 60 41 63
Rank change year-on-year
-19 +22
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 2008 58 67 56
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hampshire 2.70% 4.10% 3.05%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 15.43% 18.11% 13.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 37 42 37
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£330 £323 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.32% -0.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £287 £288 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £366 £400 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £320 £325
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 3 0
Average hourly rate £8.50 £45.00 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-81.11% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £24.00 £32.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-26.15% +18.18%
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
376 370 407
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hampshire 17.51% 22.64% 22.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 206 202 213
Average daily rate £350 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £285 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £470 £450 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £330 £338
% change year-on-year
+9.09% -2.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 15 15
Average hourly rate £32.50 £35.00 £36.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.14% -2.77%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £8.50 £28.00 £12.68
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £45.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.75 £30.75 £30.25
% change year-on-year
+6.50% +1.65%

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 October 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 October 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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statistics and historical trends)
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 +6 12 £350 +18.64% 6
Basingstoke -6 9 £325 -18.75%
Farnborough - 9 £300 -
Southampton -11 6 £350 +43.58% 2
Havant +4 4 £360 -10.00%
Fareham - 2 - - 3
Aldershot - - - -
Andover - - - -
Petersfield - - - - 2
Winchester - - - - 1
SQL Server 2008
South East

SQL Server 2008
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hampshire

For the 6 months to 24 October 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 95 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 57 (60.00%) SQL
3 53 (55.79%) Windows
4 48 (50.53%) Microsoft
5 38 (40.00%) SQL Server 2005
6 37 (38.95%) C#
7 35 (36.84%) .NET
8 31 (32.63%) ASP.NET
9 27 (28.42%) SQL Server 2012
10 25 (26.32%) Windows Server 2008
11 24 (25.26%) Security Cleared
12 23 (24.21%) MVC
12 23 (24.21%) Oracle
12 23 (24.21%) ASP.NET MVC
13 21 (22.11%) JavaScript
13 21 (22.11%) ITIL
13 21 (22.11%) Windows Server 2003
13 21 (22.11%) SC Cleared
14 19 (20.00%) WCF
14 19 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
15 18 (18.95%) Analytical Skills
16 17 (17.89%) Windows Server 2012
16 17 (17.89%) SQL Server Reporting Services
16 17 (17.89%) HTML
16 17 (17.89%) SharePoint
17 16 (16.84%) XML
17 16 (16.84%) Telecoms
17 16 (16.84%) SQL Server Integration Services
18 15 (15.79%) Finance
18 15 (15.79%) VMware

SQL Server 2008
Top Related IT Skills in Hampshire by Category

For the 6 months to 24 October 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 17 (17.89%) SharePoint
2 13 (13.68%) MS Exchange
3 8 (8.42%) IIS
4 7 (7.37%) SharePoint 2010
4 7 (7.37%) Exchange Server 2013
5 6 (6.32%) Exchange Server 2010
5 6 (6.32%) Exchange Server 2003
6 5 (5.26%) SharePoint Server
6 5 (5.26%) Exchange Server 2007
7 4 (4.21%) CMS
8 3 (3.16%) BizTalk Server
9 2 (2.11%) Commerce Server
9 2 (2.11%) MS Project Server
9 2 (2.11%) Commerce Server 2007
10 1 (1.05%) LiveCycle
10 1 (1.05%) Node.js
10 1 (1.05%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
10 1 (1.05%) WebLogic
10 1 (1.05%) Apache
10 1 (1.05%) Tomcat
Applications
1 13 (13.68%) MS Excel
2 3 (3.16%) MS Project
2 3 (3.16%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (1.05%) Oracle Applications
1 1 (1.05%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.05%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 10 (10.53%) SAN
2 9 (9.47%) DNS
2 9 (9.47%) LAN
3 7 (7.37%) DHCP
4 6 (6.32%) TCP/IP
4 6 (6.32%) PBX
4 6 (6.32%) VoIP
4 6 (6.32%) WAN
4 6 (6.32%) Firewall
4 6 (6.32%) IP Telephony
5 5 (5.26%) SMTP
6 3 (3.16%) ISDN
6 3 (3.16%) Asterisk PBX
7 2 (2.11%) Kerberos
8 1 (1.05%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 95 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 38 (40.00%) SQL Server 2005
3 27 (28.42%) SQL Server 2012
4 17 (17.89%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 16 (16.84%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 12 (12.63%) SQL Server 2000
6 12 (12.63%) Oracle Database 10g
6 12 (12.63%) Oracle Database
7 9 (9.47%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 8 (8.42%) Oracle Database 11g
9 5 (5.26%) Relational Database
10 4 (4.21%) Data Warehouse
11 2 (2.11%) PowerCenter
11 2 (2.11%) DB2
12 1 (1.05%) OLAP
12 1 (1.05%) Oracle Reports
12 1 (1.05%) Oracle9i Database
12 1 (1.05%) MS Access
12 1 (1.05%) Oracle Discoverer
12 1 (1.05%) SSDT
Development Applications
1 14 (14.74%) Visual Studio
2 11 (11.58%) Team Foundation Server
3 5 (5.26%) Git (software)
4 3 (3.16%) NUnit
5 2 (2.11%) Oracle APEX
5 2 (2.11%) Selenium
5 2 (2.11%) Eclipse
5 2 (2.11%) WiX
5 2 (2.11%) SpecFlow
5 2 (2.11%) Jasmine
5 2 (2.11%) MSI
6 1 (1.05%) Jenkins
6 1 (1.05%) Grunt
6 1 (1.05%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
6 1 (1.05%) Moq
6 1 (1.05%) Mocha
6 1 (1.05%) Balsamiq Mockups
6 1 (1.05%) Hudson
6 1 (1.05%) SoapUI
6 1 (1.05%) Toad
General
1 16 (16.84%) Telecoms
2 15 (15.79%) Finance
3 4 (4.21%) Financial Institution
4 3 (3.16%) Legal
5 1 (1.05%) Manufacturing
5 1 (1.05%) Advertising
5 1 (1.05%) Military
5 1 (1.05%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 50 (52.63%) Developer
2 16 (16.84%) .NET Developer
3 13 (13.68%) SQL Developer
4 12 (12.63%) Administrator
5 11 (11.58%) DBA
6 8 (8.42%) C# Developer
6 8 (8.42%) SQL DBA
7 7 (7.37%) ASP.NET Developer
7 7 (7.37%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 7 (7.37%) Analyst
7 7 (7.37%) Software Developer
8 6 (6.32%) VoIP Engineer
8 6 (6.32%) C# .NET Developer
9 5 (5.26%) Applications Engineer
9 5 (5.26%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
9 5 (5.26%) Systems Administrator
9 5 (5.26%) SQL Server DBA
10 4 (4.21%) Oracle DBA
10 4 (4.21%) Informatica Developer
10 4 (4.21%) Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 35 (36.84%) .NET
2 31 (32.63%) ASP.NET
3 23 (24.21%) ASP.NET MVC
4 19 (20.00%) WCF
5 17 (17.89%) HTML
6 16 (16.84%) XML
7 13 (13.68%) CSS
8 12 (12.63%) jQuery
9 8 (8.42%) .NET Framework
9 8 (8.42%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
10 7 (7.37%) Microsoft Enterprise Library
10 7 (7.37%) Silverlight
10 7 (7.37%) XSLT
11 6 (6.32%) Ajax
12 5 (5.26%) Web Services
13 4 (4.21%) ASP.NET MVC 3
14 3 (3.16%) KnockoutJS
14 3 (3.16%) LINQ
14 3 (3.16%) ASP.NET Web API
15 2 (2.11%) Hibernate
Miscellaneous
1 18 (18.95%) Analytical Skills
2 13 (13.68%) Clustering
3 7 (7.37%) Open Source
4 6 (6.32%) Blackberry
4 6 (6.32%) IVR
4 6 (6.32%) Replication
5 2 (2.11%) Mainframe
6 1 (1.05%) GIS
6 1 (1.05%) Inversion of Control
6 1 (1.05%) iPad
6 1 (1.05%) CMDB
6 1 (1.05%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 53 (55.79%) Windows
2 25 (26.32%) Windows Server 2008
3 21 (22.11%) Windows Server 2003
4 17 (17.89%) Windows Server 2012
5 6 (6.32%) Linux
6 5 (5.26%) Windows 2000
7 2 (2.11%) UNIX
8 1 (1.05%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 1 (1.05%) Windows 7
8 1 (1.05%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (24.21%) MVC
2 21 (22.11%) ITIL
3 19 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
4 9 (9.47%) Scrum
4 9 (9.47%) Business Intelligence
5 8 (8.42%) ETL
5 8 (8.42%) Disaster Recovery
5 8 (8.42%) System Testing
6 7 (7.37%) Load Balancing
6 7 (7.37%) TDD
6 7 (7.37%) CRM
7 6 (6.32%) Knowledge Management
7 6 (6.32%) Telemarketing
8 5 (5.26%) User Acceptance Testing
8 5 (5.26%) Continuous Integration
8 5 (5.26%) Configuration Management
9 4 (4.21%) E-Commerce
9 4 (4.21%) Data Modelling
9 4 (4.21%) OO
9 4 (4.21%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 57 (60.00%) SQL
2 37 (38.95%) C#
3 21 (22.11%) JavaScript
4 13 (13.68%) T-SQL
5 5 (5.26%) PL/SQL
6 4 (4.21%) Java
6 4 (4.21%) VB.NET
7 3 (3.16%) PowerShell
7 3 (3.16%) VB
8 2 (2.11%) VBScript
8 2 (2.11%) TypeScript
9 1 (1.05%) VBA
9 1 (1.05%) Shell Script
9 1 (1.05%) Korn
9 1 (1.05%) Perl
Qualifications
1 24 (25.26%) Security Cleared
2 21 (22.11%) SC Cleared
3 7 (7.37%) CCNA
3 7 (7.37%) Cisco Certification
4 6 (6.32%) Microsoft Certification
5 5 (5.26%) MCTS
6 3 (3.16%) MCSA
6 3 (3.16%) DV Cleared
7 1 (1.05%) BC Cleared
7 1 (1.05%) MCSE
7 1 (1.05%) Degree
7 1 (1.05%) OCP
7 1 (1.05%) Oracle Certification
7 1 (1.05%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (6.32%) SLA
2 1 (1.05%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 14 (14.74%) Active Directory
2 7 (7.37%) VMware ESX
2 7 (7.37%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (6.32%) vSphere
4 5 (5.26%) vCloud
5 4 (4.21%) XenDesktop
6 3 (3.16%) Oracle RMAN
7 1 (1.05%) Oracle RAC
7 1 (1.05%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 7 (7.37%) Norton AntiVirus
2 6 (6.32%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
3 5 (5.26%) ARCserve
3 5 (5.26%) NetBackup
3 5 (5.26%) Backup Exec
4 2 (2.11%) SCOM
4 2 (2.11%) Data Guard
5 1 (1.05%) HP Quality Center
5 1 (1.05%) FortiGate
5 1 (1.05%) Forefront Identity Manager
5 1 (1.05%) WSUS
5 1 (1.05%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
5 1 (1.05%) OpenView Configuration Management
Vendors
1 48 (50.53%) Microsoft
2 23 (24.21%) Oracle
3 15 (15.79%) VMware
4 9 (9.47%) Symantec
4 9 (9.47%) Citrix
5 7 (7.37%) Cisco
6 6 (6.32%) HP
6 6 (6.32%) CA
6 6 (6.32%) Ektron
7 5 (5.26%) 3PAR
7 5 (5.26%) Acronis
7 5 (5.26%) Altiris
7 5 (5.26%) Veritas
7 5 (5.26%) Sophos
8 4 (4.21%) Informatica
9 3 (3.16%) Sun
9 3 (3.16%) EMC
10 2 (2.11%) NetApp
10 2 (2.11%) Dell
10 2 (2.11%) Cognos
Southampton
Spectrum IT
Rate: £375 - £400 per day
Posted: 10 days ago
Hampshire
Computer Futures
Rate: £300 - £400 per day
Posted: 15 days ago
Portsmouth
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £300.00 - £350.00 per annum
Posted: 21 days ago