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 1 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
1 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft SQL Server 2008
Rank 69 40 74
Rank change year-on-year
-29 +34
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 2008 48 70 48
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hampshire 2.32% 4.17% 2.36%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 13.68% 18.18% 10.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 32 43 34
Average daily rate
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£343 £325 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.53% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £283 £290 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £400 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £330 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+1.53% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 1
Average hourly rate - £45.00 £13.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +233.33%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.25 £32.50 £28.75
% change year-on-year
-37.69% +13.04%
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
351 385 439
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hampshire 16.96% 22.92% 21.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 182 212 229
Average daily rate £360 £350 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.85% -3.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £275 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £441 £494
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £340 £338
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +0.74%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 11 18
Average hourly rate £32.50 £39.25 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-17.19% +20.76%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.35 £32.50 £13.20
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £45.00 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.34 £32.03 £30.70
% change year-on-year
+4.09% +4.32%

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 1 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 1 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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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
Basingstoke +8 15 £344 -6.77% 2
Southampton -8 8 £349 +11.52% 5
Havant +2 4 £360 -10.00% 1
Portsmouth 0 4 £350 +27.27% 3
Farnborough -2 4 - -
Fareham - 2 - - 3
Aldershot - - - -
Andover - - - -
Petersfield - - - - 3
Winchester - - - - 1
SQL Server 2008
South East

SQL Server 2008
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hampshire

For the 6 months to 1 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 82 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 51 (62.20%) SQL
3 46 (56.10%) Microsoft
4 42 (51.22%) Windows
5 34 (41.46%) SQL Server 2005
6 32 (39.02%) .NET
7 31 (37.80%) C#
8 26 (31.71%) Oracle
8 26 (31.71%) ASP.NET
9 24 (29.27%) SC Cleared
9 24 (29.27%) Security Cleared
10 23 (28.05%) MVC
11 22 (26.83%) SQL Server 2012
12 21 (25.61%) ASP.NET MVC
12 21 (25.61%) Windows Server 2003
13 20 (24.39%) XML
13 20 (24.39%) Windows Server 2008
14 19 (23.17%) WCF
14 19 (23.17%) SQL Server Reporting Services
14 19 (23.17%) SharePoint
15 18 (21.95%) JavaScript
15 18 (21.95%) Analytical Skills
16 16 (19.51%) MS Excel
16 16 (19.51%) Agile Software Development
17 15 (18.29%) VMware
17 15 (18.29%) SQL Server Integration Services
17 15 (18.29%) Oracle Database 10g
17 15 (18.29%) Oracle Database
18 14 (17.07%) Active Directory
18 14 (17.07%) ITIL

SQL Server 2008
Top Related IT Skills in Hampshire by Category

For the 6 months to 1 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 19 (23.17%) SharePoint
2 13 (15.85%) MS Exchange
3 8 (9.76%) IIS
4 7 (8.54%) Exchange Server 2013
4 7 (8.54%) SharePoint 2010
5 6 (7.32%) Exchange Server 2003
5 6 (7.32%) Exchange Server 2010
6 5 (6.10%) SharePoint Server
6 5 (6.10%) Exchange Server 2007
7 4 (4.88%) CMS
8 3 (3.66%) BizTalk Server
9 2 (2.44%) MS Project Server
9 2 (2.44%) Commerce Server 2007
9 2 (2.44%) Commerce Server
9 2 (2.44%) ArcGIS
10 1 (1.22%) Node.js
10 1 (1.22%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
10 1 (1.22%) WebLogic
10 1 (1.22%) Documentum
10 1 (1.22%) Apache
Applications
1 16 (19.51%) MS Excel
2 3 (3.66%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (1.22%) Oracle Applications
1 1 (1.22%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.22%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 11 (13.41%) SAN
2 9 (10.98%) DNS
3 7 (8.54%) DHCP
4 6 (7.32%) Firewall
5 5 (6.10%) SMTP
6 3 (3.66%) LAN
7 2 (2.44%) Network Security
7 2 (2.44%) Kerberos
8 1 (1.22%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 82 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 34 (41.46%) SQL Server 2005
3 22 (26.83%) SQL Server 2012
4 19 (23.17%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 15 (18.29%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 15 (18.29%) Oracle Database 10g
5 15 (18.29%) Oracle Database
6 12 (14.63%) SQL Server 2000
7 9 (10.98%) Oracle Database 11g
8 6 (7.32%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 5 (6.10%) Relational Database
10 2 (2.44%) Data Warehouse
10 2 (2.44%) Oracle9i Database
10 2 (2.44%) DB2
10 2 (2.44%) PowerCenter
11 1 (1.22%) Oracle BI Publisher
11 1 (1.22%) SSDT
11 1 (1.22%) SQLPlus
11 1 (1.22%) OLAP
11 1 (1.22%) OLTP
Development Applications
1 11 (13.41%) Team Foundation Server
2 10 (12.20%) Visual Studio
3 3 (3.66%) Git (software)
3 3 (3.66%) NUnit
4 2 (2.44%) Selenium
4 2 (2.44%) Eclipse
4 2 (2.44%) MSI
4 2 (2.44%) SpecFlow
4 2 (2.44%) Jasmine
4 2 (2.44%) WiX
5 1 (1.22%) Grunt
5 1 (1.22%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
5 1 (1.22%) Jenkins
5 1 (1.22%) SoapUI
5 1 (1.22%) Hudson
5 1 (1.22%) QuickTest Pro
5 1 (1.22%) Toad
5 1 (1.22%) Oracle Forms
5 1 (1.22%) Moq
5 1 (1.22%) Mocha
General
1 14 (17.07%) Finance
2 9 (10.98%) Telecoms
3 4 (4.88%) Financial Institution
4 2 (2.44%) Military
5 1 (1.22%) Automotive
5 1 (1.22%) Manufacturing
5 1 (1.22%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 45 (54.88%) Developer
2 16 (19.51%) .NET Developer
3 13 (15.85%) SQL Developer
4 11 (13.41%) DBA
4 11 (13.41%) Administrator
5 8 (9.76%) SQL DBA
6 7 (8.54%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 7 (8.54%) C# Developer
7 6 (7.32%) SQL Server DBA
7 6 (7.32%) ASP.NET Developer
7 6 (7.32%) C# .NET Developer
8 5 (6.10%) Systems Administrator
8 5 (6.10%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
8 5 (6.10%) Oracle DBA
9 4 (4.88%) Informatica Developer
9 4 (4.88%) Server Administrator
9 4 (4.88%) Architect
10 3 (3.66%) Web Developer
10 3 (3.66%) Consultant
10 3 (3.66%) Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 32 (39.02%) .NET
2 26 (31.71%) ASP.NET
3 21 (25.61%) ASP.NET MVC
4 20 (24.39%) XML
5 19 (23.17%) WCF
6 14 (17.07%) HTML
7 13 (15.85%) CSS
8 12 (14.63%) jQuery
9 11 (13.41%) .NET Framework
10 10 (12.20%) XSLT
11 8 (9.76%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
12 7 (8.54%) Web Services
12 7 (8.54%) Microsoft Enterprise Library
12 7 (8.54%) Ajax
13 4 (4.88%) Middleware
14 3 (3.66%) ASP.NET Web API
14 3 (3.66%) KnockoutJS
14 3 (3.66%) Classic ASP
14 3 (3.66%) LINQ
15 2 (2.44%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 18 (21.95%) Analytical Skills
2 14 (17.07%) Clustering
3 6 (7.32%) Replication
3 6 (7.32%) Blackberry
4 2 (2.44%) Mainframe
5 1 (1.22%) GIS
5 1 (1.22%) iPad
5 1 (1.22%) Inversion of Control
5 1 (1.22%) Open Source
5 1 (1.22%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 42 (51.22%) Windows
2 21 (25.61%) Windows Server 2003
3 20 (24.39%) Windows Server 2008
4 10 (12.20%) Windows Server 2012
5 6 (7.32%) Linux
6 5 (6.10%) Windows 2000
7 4 (4.88%) UNIX
8 1 (1.22%) Windows 7
8 1 (1.22%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 1 (1.22%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (28.05%) MVC
2 16 (19.51%) Agile Software Development
3 14 (17.07%) ITIL
4 9 (10.98%) Business Intelligence
5 8 (9.76%) System Testing
5 8 (9.76%) ETL
5 8 (9.76%) CRM
5 8 (9.76%) Disaster Recovery
6 7 (8.54%) Scrum
7 6 (7.32%) Knowledge Management
7 6 (7.32%) Network Management
7 6 (7.32%) SOA
8 5 (6.10%) Configuration Management
8 5 (6.10%) OO
8 5 (6.10%) Continuous Integration
8 5 (6.10%) Software Engineering
8 5 (6.10%) TDD
9 4 (4.88%) Data Modelling
9 4 (4.88%) Performance Tuning
10 3 (3.66%) Performance Analysis
Programming Languages
1 51 (62.20%) SQL
2 31 (37.80%) C#
3 18 (21.95%) JavaScript
4 11 (13.41%) T-SQL
5 5 (6.10%) Java
5 5 (6.10%) VB.NET
6 4 (4.88%) PL/SQL
7 3 (3.66%) VB
7 3 (3.66%) PowerShell
8 2 (2.44%) C
8 2 (2.44%) VBScript
8 2 (2.44%) TypeScript
9 1 (1.22%) Shell Script
9 1 (1.22%) VBA
9 1 (1.22%) Perl
9 1 (1.22%) Korn
Qualifications
1 24 (29.27%) SC Cleared
1 24 (29.27%) Security Cleared
2 10 (12.20%) Microsoft Certification
3 5 (6.10%) MCTS
4 4 (4.88%) MCSE
5 3 (3.66%) MCSA
5 3 (3.66%) DV Cleared
6 1 (1.22%) CCNA
6 1 (1.22%) Cisco Certification
6 1 (1.22%) OCP
6 1 (1.22%) Oracle Certification
6 1 (1.22%) Degree
6 1 (1.22%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (7.32%) SLA
2 1 (1.22%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 14 (17.07%) Active Directory
2 7 (8.54%) VMware Infrastructure
2 7 (8.54%) VMware ESX
3 6 (7.32%) vSphere
4 5 (6.10%) vCloud
5 4 (4.88%) Oracle RMAN
5 4 (4.88%) XenDesktop
6 2 (2.44%) Oracle RAC
7 1 (1.22%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 7 (8.54%) Norton AntiVirus
1 7 (8.54%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
2 5 (6.10%) ARCserve
2 5 (6.10%) NetBackup
2 5 (6.10%) Backup Exec
3 2 (2.44%) SCOM
3 2 (2.44%) Data Guard
4 1 (1.22%) Forefront Identity Manager
4 1 (1.22%) FortiGate
4 1 (1.22%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
4 1 (1.22%) OpenView Configuration Management
4 1 (1.22%) HP Quality Center
4 1 (1.22%) WSUS
Vendors
1 46 (56.10%) Microsoft
2 26 (31.71%) Oracle
3 15 (18.29%) VMware
4 9 (10.98%) Citrix
4 9 (10.98%) Symantec
5 6 (7.32%) Ektron
5 6 (7.32%) CA
6 5 (6.10%) Acronis
6 5 (6.10%) 3PAR
6 5 (6.10%) Sophos
6 5 (6.10%) HP
6 5 (6.10%) Veritas
6 5 (6.10%) Altiris
7 4 (4.88%) Informatica
8 3 (3.66%) EMC
8 3 (3.66%) Sun
9 2 (2.44%) Kalido
9 2 (2.44%) Serena
9 2 (2.44%) Brocade
9 2 (2.44%) DevExpress
Hampshire
Stott & May
Rate: From £275 to £310 per day
Posted: 15 hours ago
Southampton, Hampshire
Vivid Resourcing Ltd
Rate: £280 - £330 per day
Posted: 21 hours ago
Hampshire
Computer Futures
Rate: £300 - £400 per day
Posted: 20 days ago
Southampton
Deerfoot IT
Rate: £30 - £350 per day
Posted: 22 days ago