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 29 August 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
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft SQL Server 2008
Rank 71 47 71
Rank change year-on-year
-24 +24
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 2008 54 67 46
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hampshire 2.58% 3.68% 2.33%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 13.60% 15.55% 10.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 39 42 37
Average daily rate
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£350 £331 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.66% +1.92%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £245 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £400 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £325 £320
% change year-on-year
- +1.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 1
Average hourly rate - £38.75 £13.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +187.03%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £30.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-34.42% +1.66%
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
397 431 426
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hampshire 18.99% 23.64% 21.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 228 233 217
Average daily rate £363 £350 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.57% -6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £238 £270 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £463 £450 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 17 16
Average hourly rate £37.50 £35.00 £18.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +94.44%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.50 £20.00 £14.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £45.00 £39.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £31.00 £32.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-4.61% +8.33%

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 29 August 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 29 August 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 +7 16 £356 +10.03% 3
Southampton -10 7 £324 +3.76% 1
Portsmouth +2 4 £350 +27.27% 9
Farnborough -2 4 - -
Havant -4 3 £360 -10.00%
Winchester +4 2 £275 - 1
Fareham - - - -
Aldershot - - - -
Andover - - - -
SQL Server 2008
South East

SQL Server 2008
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hampshire

For the 6 months to 29 August 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 76 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 43 (56.58%) SQL
3 40 (52.63%) Microsoft
4 38 (50.00%) Windows
5 34 (44.74%) SQL Server 2005
6 33 (43.42%) .NET
7 30 (39.47%) C#
8 26 (34.21%) Oracle
9 25 (32.89%) ASP.NET
10 24 (31.58%) XML
10 24 (31.58%) SQL Server 2012
11 21 (27.63%) MVC
12 20 (26.32%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 20 (26.32%) Security Cleared
12 20 (26.32%) Windows Server 2008
13 19 (25.00%) SC Cleared
13 19 (25.00%) ASP.NET MVC
13 19 (25.00%) WCF
14 18 (23.68%) SharePoint
15 17 (22.37%) JavaScript
15 17 (22.37%) Windows Server 2003
15 17 (22.37%) Oracle Database
16 16 (21.05%) Oracle Database 10g
16 16 (21.05%) SQL Server Integration Services
17 14 (18.42%) .NET Framework
17 14 (18.42%) ITIL
18 13 (17.11%) HTML
18 13 (17.11%) XSLT
18 13 (17.11%) Active Directory
18 13 (17.11%) jQuery

SQL Server 2008
Top Related IT Skills in Hampshire by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 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 (23.68%) SharePoint
2 9 (11.84%) MS Exchange
3 8 (10.53%) IIS
4 6 (7.89%) SharePoint 2010
5 5 (6.58%) Exchange Server 2013
6 4 (5.26%) Exchange Server 2010
6 4 (5.26%) ArcGIS
6 4 (5.26%) CMS
6 4 (5.26%) Exchange Server 2003
6 4 (5.26%) SharePoint Server
7 3 (3.95%) Exchange Server 2007
8 2 (2.63%) Documentum
8 2 (2.63%) BizTalk Server
8 2 (2.63%) SharePoint 2013
9 1 (1.32%) WebLogic
9 1 (1.32%) Node.js
9 1 (1.32%) Apache
9 1 (1.32%) Tomcat
9 1 (1.32%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 10 (13.16%) MS Excel
2 3 (3.95%) MS Office
3 1 (1.32%) MS Project
3 1 (1.32%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (2.63%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (1.32%) Oracle Applications
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.32%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 10 (13.16%) SAN
2 6 (7.89%) DNS
3 5 (6.58%) Firewall
4 4 (5.26%) SMTP
4 4 (5.26%) DHCP
5 3 (3.95%) LAN
6 2 (2.63%) Kerberos
6 2 (2.63%) Network Security
7 1 (1.32%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 76 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 34 (44.74%) SQL Server 2005
3 24 (31.58%) SQL Server 2012
4 20 (26.32%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 17 (22.37%) Oracle Database
6 16 (21.05%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 16 (21.05%) Oracle Database 10g
7 10 (13.16%) SQL Server 2000
7 10 (13.16%) Oracle Database 11g
8 5 (6.58%) Relational Database
9 3 (3.95%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 2 (2.63%) Oracle9i Database
11 1 (1.32%) Data Warehouse
11 1 (1.32%) OLTP
11 1 (1.32%) Oracle Discoverer
11 1 (1.32%) PowerCenter
11 1 (1.32%) OLAP
11 1 (1.32%) Oracle Reports
11 1 (1.32%) Hadoop
11 1 (1.32%) SSDT
Development Applications
1 10 (13.16%) Visual Studio
2 7 (9.21%) Team Foundation Server
3 3 (3.95%) MSI
3 3 (3.95%) NUnit
3 3 (3.95%) Git (software)
4 2 (2.63%) WiX
4 2 (2.63%) StarTeam
4 2 (2.63%) Selenium
4 2 (2.63%) Oracle Forms
4 2 (2.63%) Eclipse
4 2 (2.63%) SpecFlow
4 2 (2.63%) Jasmine
5 1 (1.32%) Jenkins
5 1 (1.32%) Grunt
5 1 (1.32%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
5 1 (1.32%) Mocha
5 1 (1.32%) Balsamiq Mockups
5 1 (1.32%) Hudson
5 1 (1.32%) SoapUI
5 1 (1.32%) Toad
General
1 10 (13.16%) Finance
2 5 (6.58%) Telecoms
3 3 (3.95%) Financial Institution
4 2 (2.63%) Military
5 1 (1.32%) Automotive
5 1 (1.32%) Manufacturing
5 1 (1.32%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 40 (52.63%) Developer
2 16 (21.05%) .NET Developer
3 11 (14.47%) DBA
4 10 (13.16%) C# Developer
4 10 (13.16%) SQL Developer
5 8 (10.53%) SQL DBA
5 8 (10.53%) Administrator
6 7 (9.21%) SQL Server DBA
6 7 (9.21%) C# .NET Developer
7 5 (6.58%) Oracle DBA
7 5 (6.58%) ASP.NET Developer
7 5 (6.58%) Consultant
7 5 (6.58%) Architect
8 4 (5.26%) Systems Administrator
8 4 (5.26%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 4 (5.26%) Server Administrator
9 3 (3.95%) C# ASP.NET Developer
9 3 (3.95%) Software Developer
9 3 (3.95%) Web Developer
9 3 (3.95%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 33 (43.42%) .NET
2 25 (32.89%) ASP.NET
3 24 (31.58%) XML
4 19 (25.00%) WCF
4 19 (25.00%) ASP.NET MVC
5 14 (18.42%) .NET Framework
6 13 (17.11%) jQuery
6 13 (17.11%) XSLT
6 13 (17.11%) HTML
7 11 (14.47%) CSS
8 8 (10.53%) Microsoft Enterprise Library
8 8 (10.53%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
9 7 (9.21%) Web Services
10 6 (7.89%) Middleware
10 6 (7.89%) Ajax
11 5 (6.58%) Classic ASP
12 4 (5.26%) ASP.NET Web Forms
13 3 (3.95%) ASP.NET Web API
13 3 (3.95%) SOAP
13 3 (3.95%) LINQ
Miscellaneous
1 13 (17.11%) Clustering
2 7 (9.21%) Replication
3 4 (5.26%) Blackberry
4 1 (1.32%) GIS
4 1 (1.32%) iPhone
4 1 (1.32%) Inversion of Control
4 1 (1.32%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 38 (50.00%) Windows
2 20 (26.32%) Windows Server 2008
3 17 (22.37%) Windows Server 2003
4 7 (9.21%) Windows Server 2012
5 3 (3.95%) Linux
5 3 (3.95%) Windows 2000
6 2 (2.63%) UNIX
7 1 (1.32%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 1 (1.32%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (27.63%) MVC
2 14 (18.42%) ITIL
3 8 (10.53%) SOA
4 7 (9.21%) CRM
4 7 (9.21%) Agile Software Development
4 7 (9.21%) Software Engineering
4 7 (9.21%) System Testing
4 7 (9.21%) Performance Tuning
5 6 (7.89%) Network Management
5 6 (7.89%) Disaster Recovery
5 6 (7.89%) ETL
6 5 (6.58%) TDD
6 5 (6.58%) Knowledge Management
6 5 (6.58%) Continuous Integration
7 4 (5.26%) Validation
7 4 (5.26%) Scrum
7 4 (5.26%) Business Intelligence
7 4 (5.26%) Configuration Management
7 4 (5.26%) Data Modelling
7 4 (5.26%) OO
Programming Languages
1 43 (56.58%) SQL
2 30 (39.47%) C#
3 17 (22.37%) JavaScript
4 12 (15.79%) T-SQL
5 6 (7.89%) Java
6 5 (6.58%) VB.NET
7 4 (5.26%) VB
8 3 (3.95%) VBScript
9 2 (2.63%) C
9 2 (2.63%) PL/SQL
9 2 (2.63%) TypeScript
9 2 (2.63%) PowerShell
10 1 (1.32%) ActionScript 2.0
10 1 (1.32%) ActionScript
10 1 (1.32%) VBA
10 1 (1.32%) Shell Script
10 1 (1.32%) Korn
10 1 (1.32%) XPath
10 1 (1.32%) Perl
Qualifications
1 20 (26.32%) Security Cleared
2 19 (25.00%) SC Cleared
3 10 (13.16%) Microsoft Certification
4 4 (5.26%) MCSE
4 4 (5.26%) DV Cleared
5 3 (3.95%) MCTS
6 2 (2.63%) OCP
6 2 (2.63%) Oracle Certification
7 1 (1.32%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 1 (1.32%) MCSA
7 1 (1.32%) CCNA
7 1 (1.32%) Cisco Certification
7 1 (1.32%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (6.58%) SLA
2 1 (1.32%) QA
2 1 (1.32%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 13 (17.11%) Active Directory
2 5 (6.58%) Oracle RMAN
2 5 (6.58%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (5.26%) vSphere
3 4 (5.26%) VMware ESX
4 3 (3.95%) XenDesktop
4 3 (3.95%) vCloud
5 2 (2.63%) Oracle RAC
6 1 (1.32%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 8 (10.53%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
2 5 (6.58%) Norton AntiVirus
3 4 (5.26%) ARCserve
4 3 (3.95%) NetBackup
4 3 (3.95%) Backup Exec
4 3 (3.95%) Data Guard
5 2 (2.63%) HP Quality Center
5 2 (2.63%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
5 2 (2.63%) OpenView Configuration Management
5 2 (2.63%) Forefront Identity Manager
6 1 (1.32%) FortiGate
6 1 (1.32%) WSUS
Vendors
1 40 (52.63%) Microsoft
2 26 (34.21%) Oracle
3 11 (14.47%) VMware
4 6 (7.89%) Citrix
4 6 (7.89%) CA
4 6 (7.89%) Symantec
5 5 (6.58%) Altiris
6 4 (5.26%) Ektron
6 4 (5.26%) 3PAR
6 4 (5.26%) ESRI
7 3 (3.95%) Sophos
7 3 (3.95%) Veritas
7 3 (3.95%) HP
7 3 (3.95%) Acronis
7 3 (3.95%) EMC
8 2 (2.63%) Telerik
8 2 (2.63%) Serena
8 2 (2.63%) Lumension
8 2 (2.63%) Brocade
8 2 (2.63%) DevExpress
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