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 26 November 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
26 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft SQL Server 2008
Rank 74 48 56
Rank change year-on-year
-26 +8
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 2008 48 54 45
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hampshire 2.24% 3.38% 2.76%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 12.70% 15.88% 11.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 29 35 30
Average daily rate
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£325 £315 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.17% -1.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £283 £289 £268
10% offered a daily rate of more than £378 £400 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £320 £315
% change year-on-year
+5.46% +1.58%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 0
Average hourly rate £8.50 £45.00 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-81.11% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.50 £27.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+21.81% -
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
378 340 382
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hampshire 17.64% 21.28% 23.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 215 178 213
Average daily rate £350 £375 £353
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% +6.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £285 £268
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £325 £335
% change year-on-year
+11.53% -2.98%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 17 12
Average hourly rate £21.00 £35.00 £39.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-40.00% -10.82%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £8.50 £17.50 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £45.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.50 £27.50 £30.50
% change year-on-year
+21.81% -9.83%

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 26 November 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 26 November 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 0 8 £328 +4.17% 7
Basingstoke -11 6 £369 -7.81% 2
Southampton -9 4 £363 +38.09% 2
Havant -1 2 £450 +20.00%
Fareham - 2 - -
Winchester -1 1 £285 -
Andover - - - -
Petersfield - - - - 1
SQL Server 2008
South East

SQL Server 2008
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hampshire

For the 6 months to 26 November 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 99 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 57 (57.58%) SQL
3 56 (56.57%) Windows
4 49 (49.49%) Microsoft
5 41 (41.41%) SQL Server 2005
6 37 (37.37%) C#
7 36 (36.36%) .NET
8 31 (31.31%) ASP.NET
9 30 (30.30%) SQL Server 2012
10 27 (27.27%) Windows Server 2008
11 25 (25.25%) Security Cleared
12 24 (24.24%) ITIL
13 23 (23.23%) Oracle
13 23 (23.23%) Windows Server 2003
13 23 (23.23%) ASP.NET MVC
13 23 (23.23%) MVC
14 21 (21.21%) SC Cleared
14 21 (21.21%) JavaScript
15 20 (20.20%) Windows Server 2012
16 19 (19.19%) Analytical Skills
16 19 (19.19%) SQL Server Integration Services
16 19 (19.19%) WCF
17 18 (18.18%) Agile Software Development
17 18 (18.18%) SharePoint
18 17 (17.17%) HTML
18 17 (17.17%) SQL Server Reporting Services
18 17 (17.17%) Telecoms
18 17 (17.17%) VMware
19 16 (16.16%) Finance
19 16 (16.16%) XML

SQL Server 2008
Top Related IT Skills in Hampshire by Category

For the 6 months to 26 November 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 18 (18.18%) SharePoint
2 15 (15.15%) MS Exchange
3 9 (9.09%) Exchange Server 2013
4 7 (7.07%) SharePoint Server
4 7 (7.07%) IIS
4 7 (7.07%) SharePoint 2010
5 6 (6.06%) Exchange Server 2007
6 5 (5.05%) Exchange Server 2003
6 5 (5.05%) Exchange Server 2010
7 4 (4.04%) CMS
8 3 (3.03%) BizTalk Server
9 2 (2.02%) Commerce Server
9 2 (2.02%) MS Project Server
9 2 (2.02%) Commerce Server 2007
10 1 (1.01%) LiveCycle
10 1 (1.01%) Documentum
10 1 (1.01%) Apache
10 1 (1.01%) Tomcat
10 1 (1.01%) WebLogic
Applications
1 13 (13.13%) MS Excel
2 4 (4.04%) MS Office
3 3 (3.03%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 2 (2.02%) Oracle Applications
2 1 (1.01%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.01%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 12 (12.12%) LAN
2 10 (10.10%) SAN
3 9 (9.09%) DNS
4 7 (7.07%) IP Telephony
4 7 (7.07%) TCP/IP
4 7 (7.07%) PBX
4 7 (7.07%) VoIP
4 7 (7.07%) WAN
4 7 (7.07%) SMTP
4 7 (7.07%) DHCP
5 5 (5.05%) Firewall
6 3 (3.03%) Asterisk PBX
6 3 (3.03%) ISDN
7 2 (2.02%) Kerberos
Database & Business Intelligence
1 99 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 41 (41.41%) SQL Server 2005
3 30 (30.30%) SQL Server 2012
4 19 (19.19%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 17 (17.17%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 13 (13.13%) Oracle Database
7 12 (12.12%) Oracle Database 10g
8 11 (11.11%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 11 (11.11%) SQL Server 2000
9 8 (8.08%) Oracle Database 11g
10 6 (6.06%) Relational Database
11 5 (5.05%) Data Warehouse
12 2 (2.02%) DB2
12 2 (2.02%) PowerCenter
13 1 (1.01%) QlikView
13 1 (1.01%) Microsoft Analysis Services
13 1 (1.01%) PostgreSQL
13 1 (1.01%) SQLPlus
13 1 (1.01%) RDBMS
13 1 (1.01%) Oracle Discoverer
Development Applications
1 14 (14.14%) Visual Studio
2 11 (11.11%) Team Foundation Server
3 5 (5.05%) Git (software)
4 3 (3.03%) NUnit
5 2 (2.02%) WiX
5 2 (2.02%) SpecFlow
5 2 (2.02%) Jasmine
5 2 (2.02%) Eclipse
5 2 (2.02%) MSI
5 2 (2.02%) Selenium
5 2 (2.02%) Oracle APEX
6 1 (1.01%) StarTeam
6 1 (1.01%) QuickTest Pro
6 1 (1.01%) Toad
6 1 (1.01%) Oracle Forms
6 1 (1.01%) Jenkins
6 1 (1.01%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
6 1 (1.01%) SoapUI
6 1 (1.01%) Hudson
6 1 (1.01%) Moq
General
1 17 (17.17%) Telecoms
2 16 (16.16%) Finance
3 4 (4.04%) Financial Institution
4 3 (3.03%) Legal
5 1 (1.01%) Military
5 1 (1.01%) Manufacturing
5 1 (1.01%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 50 (50.51%) Developer
2 16 (16.16%) .NET Developer
3 13 (13.13%) SQL Developer
3 13 (13.13%) Administrator
4 12 (12.12%) DBA
5 9 (9.09%) SQL DBA
6 8 (8.08%) Analyst
6 8 (8.08%) C# Developer
7 7 (7.07%) ASP.NET Developer
7 7 (7.07%) VoIP Engineer
7 7 (7.07%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 6 (6.06%) C# .NET Developer
8 6 (6.06%) Software Developer
8 6 (6.06%) Systems Administrator
8 6 (6.06%) Applications Engineer
9 5 (5.05%) SQL Server DBA
9 5 (5.05%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
10 4 (4.04%) Programmer
10 4 (4.04%) Data Analyst
10 4 (4.04%) Oracle DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 36 (36.36%) .NET
2 31 (31.31%) ASP.NET
3 23 (23.23%) ASP.NET MVC
4 19 (19.19%) WCF
5 17 (17.17%) HTML
6 16 (16.16%) XML
7 12 (12.12%) CSS
7 12 (12.12%) jQuery
8 8 (8.08%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
8 8 (8.08%) .NET Framework
9 7 (7.07%) Microsoft Enterprise Library
9 7 (7.07%) Silverlight
9 7 (7.07%) XSLT
10 6 (6.06%) Web Services
10 6 (6.06%) Ajax
11 4 (4.04%) ASP.NET MVC 3
12 3 (3.03%) LINQ
12 3 (3.03%) ASP.NET Web API
12 3 (3.03%) KnockoutJS
13 2 (2.02%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 19 (19.19%) Analytical Skills
2 14 (14.14%) Clustering
3 7 (7.07%) Open Source
3 7 (7.07%) Replication
3 7 (7.07%) IVR
4 5 (5.05%) Blackberry
5 2 (2.02%) Mainframe
6 1 (1.01%) Inversion of Control
6 1 (1.01%) CMDB
6 1 (1.01%) GIS
6 1 (1.01%) N-Tier
6 1 (1.01%) Algorithms
Operating Systems
1 56 (56.57%) Windows
2 27 (27.27%) Windows Server 2008
3 23 (23.23%) Windows Server 2003
4 20 (20.20%) Windows Server 2012
5 6 (6.06%) Linux
6 5 (5.05%) Windows 2000
7 3 (3.03%) UNIX
8 1 (1.01%) Windows Mobile
8 1 (1.01%) AIX
8 1 (1.01%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (24.24%) ITIL
2 23 (23.23%) MVC
3 18 (18.18%) Agile Software Development
4 10 (10.10%) Business Intelligence
4 10 (10.10%) Disaster Recovery
5 9 (9.09%) Scrum
5 9 (9.09%) ETL
6 8 (8.08%) System Testing
7 7 (7.07%) Telemarketing
7 7 (7.07%) Load Balancing
7 7 (7.07%) TDD
7 7 (7.07%) Knowledge Management
7 7 (7.07%) CRM
8 5 (5.05%) User Acceptance Testing
8 5 (5.05%) Configuration Management
8 5 (5.05%) Data Modelling
8 5 (5.05%) Network Management
9 4 (4.04%) Performance Analysis
9 4 (4.04%) Analytics
9 4 (4.04%) OO
Programming Languages
1 57 (57.58%) SQL
2 37 (37.37%) C#
3 21 (21.21%) JavaScript
4 14 (14.14%) T-SQL
5 6 (6.06%) PL/SQL
6 4 (4.04%) VB
6 4 (4.04%) VB.NET
6 4 (4.04%) Java
7 3 (3.03%) PowerShell
8 2 (2.02%) TypeScript
8 2 (2.02%) VBA
8 2 (2.02%) VBScript
9 1 (1.01%) Korn
9 1 (1.01%) Shell Script
9 1 (1.01%) Perl
Qualifications
1 25 (25.25%) Security Cleared
2 21 (21.21%) SC Cleared
3 7 (7.07%) Cisco Certification
3 7 (7.07%) CCNA
4 5 (5.05%) MCTS
4 5 (5.05%) Microsoft Certification
5 3 (3.03%) MCSA
6 2 (2.02%) DV Cleared
7 1 (1.01%) BC Cleared
7 1 (1.01%) Degree
7 1 (1.01%) OCP
7 1 (1.01%) Oracle Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (7.07%) SLA
System Software
1 15 (15.15%) Active Directory
2 10 (10.10%) VMware Infrastructure
3 7 (7.07%) VMware ESX
4 6 (6.06%) XenDesktop
5 5 (5.05%) vSphere
5 5 (5.05%) vCloud
6 3 (3.03%) Oracle RMAN
7 1 (1.01%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 9 (9.09%) Norton AntiVirus
2 7 (7.07%) ARCserve
3 6 (6.06%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
4 5 (5.05%) NetBackup
4 5 (5.05%) Backup Exec
5 2 (2.02%) Data Guard
5 2 (2.02%) SCOM
6 1 (1.01%) HP Quality Center
6 1 (1.01%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
6 1 (1.01%) OpenView Configuration Management
6 1 (1.01%) Forefront Identity Manager
Vendors
1 49 (49.49%) Microsoft
2 23 (23.23%) Oracle
3 17 (17.17%) VMware
4 12 (12.12%) Citrix
5 11 (11.11%) Symantec
6 8 (8.08%) CA
6 8 (8.08%) HP
7 7 (7.07%) Altiris
7 7 (7.07%) Cisco
7 7 (7.07%) 3PAR
8 6 (6.06%) Ektron
9 5 (5.05%) Veritas
9 5 (5.05%) Sophos
9 5 (5.05%) Acronis
10 4 (4.04%) Informatica
11 3 (3.03%) Brocade
11 3 (3.03%) Sun
11 3 (3.03%) Cognos
12 2 (2.02%) Serena
12 2 (2.02%) Kalido
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