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 3 March 2015 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
3 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft SQL Server 2008
Rank 97 63 58
Rank change year-on-year
-34 -5
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 2008 27 42 35
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hampshire 1.26% 2.23% 2.49%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 7.14% 11.32% 9.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 32 21
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£338 £325 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.92% -7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £290 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £434 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £313
% change year-on-year
+7.69% +4.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Average hourly rate - £31.50 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £28.69 £32.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-11.72% +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
378 371 356
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hampshire 17.66% 19.69% 25.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 206 216 219
Average daily rate £393 £350 £355
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.14% -1.40%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £236 £275 £280
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £465 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 16 10
Average hourly rate £37.50 £31.50 £18.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+19.04% +70.27%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.90 £20.25 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £45.00 £30.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £31.50 £28.50
% change year-on-year
+11.11% +10.52%

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 3 March 2015.

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 3 March 2015. 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 7 £351 +7.84% 2
Southampton -19 4 £350 +12.00% 4
Winchester -9 3 £225 -33.33% 1
Farnborough - 2 £419 -
Portsmouth 0 1 £320 - 6
Fareham - - - - 1
Gosport - - - -
Petersfield - - - -
SQL Server 2008
South East

SQL Server 2008
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hampshire

For the 6 months to 3 March 2015, 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 77 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 42 (54.55%) SQL
3 36 (46.75%) Microsoft
4 35 (45.45%) Windows
5 32 (41.56%) SQL Server 2012
6 27 (35.06%) C#
6 27 (35.06%) SQL Server 2005
7 23 (29.87%) Windows Server 2008
7 23 (29.87%) .NET
8 22 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
9 21 (27.27%) SharePoint
9 21 (27.27%) Windows Server 2012
10 19 (24.68%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 19 (24.68%) Security Cleared
11 18 (23.38%) HTML
11 18 (23.38%) ASP.NET
12 17 (22.08%) ITIL
13 16 (20.78%) Visual Studio
13 16 (20.78%) VMware
13 16 (20.78%) Team Foundation Server
14 15 (19.48%) SC Cleared
15 14 (18.18%) SQL Server Analysis Services
15 14 (18.18%) CSS
16 13 (16.88%) MVC
16 13 (16.88%) Windows Server 2003
16 13 (16.88%) VMware Infrastructure
16 13 (16.88%) Analytical Skills
17 12 (15.58%) Telecoms
17 12 (15.58%) Scrum
17 12 (15.58%) MS Exchange

SQL Server 2008
Top Related IT Skills in Hampshire by Category

For the 6 months to 3 March 2015, 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 (27.27%) SharePoint
2 12 (15.58%) MS Exchange
3 10 (12.99%) SharePoint 2010
4 9 (11.69%) Exchange Server 2013
5 7 (9.09%) SharePoint Server
6 4 (5.19%) IIS
7 3 (3.90%) SharePoint 2013
7 3 (3.90%) Exchange Server 2007
7 3 (3.90%) CMS
8 2 (2.60%) Exchange Server 2003
8 2 (2.60%) MS Project Server
8 2 (2.60%) Commerce Server 2007
8 2 (2.60%) BizTalk Server
8 2 (2.60%) Commerce Server
8 2 (2.60%) Exchange Server 2010
9 1 (1.30%) MediaWiki
9 1 (1.30%) LiveCycle
Applications
1 11 (14.29%) MS Excel
2 6 (7.79%) MS Office
3 3 (3.90%) MS Project
4 2 (2.60%) InfoPath
5 1 (1.30%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (1.30%) Oracle Applications
1 1 (1.30%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (1.30%) Dynamics AX
1 1 (1.30%) Remedy ITSM
Communications & Networking
1 11 (14.29%) LAN
2 7 (9.09%) PBX
2 7 (9.09%) VoIP
2 7 (9.09%) WAN
2 7 (9.09%) SMTP
2 7 (9.09%) SAN
2 7 (9.09%) TCP/IP
2 7 (9.09%) IP Telephony
3 4 (5.19%) DNS
3 4 (5.19%) DHCP
4 3 (3.90%) ISDN
4 3 (3.90%) Asterisk PBX
5 2 (2.60%) Firewall
5 2 (2.60%) Intranet
5 2 (2.60%) Internet
5 2 (2.60%) Extranet
6 1 (1.30%) RTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 77 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 32 (41.56%) SQL Server 2012
3 27 (35.06%) SQL Server 2005
4 19 (24.68%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 14 (18.18%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 11 (14.29%) Relational Database
6 11 (14.29%) Data Warehouse
7 10 (12.99%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 6 (7.79%) Oracle Database
9 5 (6.49%) SQL Server 2000
10 3 (3.90%) RDBMS
10 3 (3.90%) Oracle Database 10g
11 2 (2.60%) DB2
11 2 (2.60%) Microsoft Analysis Services
11 2 (2.60%) Oracle Database 11g
11 2 (2.60%) SSDT
12 1 (1.30%) Xcelsius
12 1 (1.30%) MongoDB
12 1 (1.30%) Oracle BI Publisher
12 1 (1.30%) OLAP Cube
Development Applications
1 16 (20.78%) Visual Studio
1 16 (20.78%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (2.60%) Oracle APEX
2 2 (2.60%) Git (software)
3 1 (1.30%) Moq
General
1 12 (15.58%) Telecoms
2 9 (11.69%) Finance
3 3 (3.90%) Legal
4 1 (1.30%) Military
4 1 (1.30%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 37 (48.05%) Developer
2 9 (11.69%) Administrator
2 9 (11.69%) SQL Developer
3 8 (10.39%) .NET Developer
3 8 (10.39%) Analyst
4 7 (9.09%) VoIP Engineer
5 6 (7.79%) Applications Engineer
5 6 (7.79%) Systems Administrator
5 6 (7.79%) DBA
5 6 (7.79%) SQL DBA
6 5 (6.49%) Business Intelligence Developer
7 4 (5.19%) SharePoint Developer
7 4 (5.19%) ETL Developer
7 4 (5.19%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 4 (5.19%) Data Analyst
7 4 (5.19%) Programmer
7 4 (5.19%) Software Developer
8 3 (3.90%) Web Developer
8 3 (3.90%) Consultant
8 3 (3.90%) Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (29.87%) .NET
2 18 (23.38%) ASP.NET
2 18 (23.38%) HTML
3 14 (18.18%) CSS
4 11 (14.29%) XML
5 10 (12.99%) ASP.NET MVC
6 7 (9.09%) Silverlight
7 6 (7.79%) .NET Framework
7 6 (7.79%) WCF
8 5 (6.49%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
9 3 (3.90%) ASP.NET MVC 3
9 3 (3.90%) ASP.NET Web Forms
9 3 (3.90%) LINQ
9 3 (3.90%) jQuery
9 3 (3.90%) Web Services
10 2 (2.60%) XHTML
10 2 (2.60%) ASP.NET 2.0
10 2 (2.60%) MDX
10 2 (2.60%) HTML5
11 1 (1.30%) Razor View Engine
Miscellaneous
1 13 (16.88%) Analytical Skills
2 9 (11.69%) Clustering
3 8 (10.39%) Replication
4 7 (9.09%) IVR
4 7 (9.09%) Open Source
5 3 (3.90%) Data Integration
6 2 (2.60%) Blackberry
6 2 (2.60%) Mainframe
6 2 (2.60%) Management Information System
6 2 (2.60%) User Experience
7 1 (1.30%) Inversion of Control
7 1 (1.30%) Algorithms
7 1 (1.30%) N-Tier
7 1 (1.30%) NHS
7 1 (1.30%) CMDB
Operating Systems
1 35 (45.45%) Windows
2 23 (29.87%) Windows Server 2008
3 21 (27.27%) Windows Server 2012
4 13 (16.88%) Windows Server 2003
5 5 (6.49%) Linux
6 4 (5.19%) UNIX
7 2 (2.60%) Android
7 2 (2.60%) Windows 2000
7 2 (2.60%) AIX
8 1 (1.30%) Solaris
8 1 (1.30%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
2 17 (22.08%) ITIL
3 13 (16.88%) MVC
4 12 (15.58%) Business Intelligence
4 12 (15.58%) Scrum
5 11 (14.29%) ETL
6 9 (11.69%) System Testing
7 8 (10.39%) User Acceptance Testing
8 7 (9.09%) Migration
8 7 (9.09%) Telemarketing
9 6 (7.79%) Disaster Recovery
9 6 (7.79%) Load Balancing
10 5 (6.49%) Knowledge Management
10 5 (6.49%) Data Migration
10 5 (6.49%) Kimball Methodology
10 5 (6.49%) Analytics
11 4 (5.19%) Network Management
11 4 (5.19%) CRM
11 4 (5.19%) Data Modelling
11 4 (5.19%) Data Analysis
Programming Languages
1 42 (54.55%) SQL
2 27 (35.06%) C#
3 11 (14.29%) T-SQL
4 10 (12.99%) JavaScript
5 4 (5.19%) PL/SQL
5 4 (5.19%) PowerShell
6 3 (3.90%) Java
6 3 (3.90%) VBA
7 2 (2.60%) VB.NET
8 1 (1.30%) VB
8 1 (1.30%) Python
8 1 (1.30%) Shell Script
8 1 (1.30%) Ruby
8 1 (1.30%) Korn
Qualifications
1 19 (24.68%) Security Cleared
2 15 (19.48%) SC Cleared
3 7 (9.09%) CCNA
3 7 (9.09%) Cisco Certification
3 7 (9.09%) Microsoft Certification
4 4 (5.19%) MCSA
4 4 (5.19%) MCTS
4 4 (5.19%) VCP4
5 1 (1.30%) BC Cleared
5 1 (1.30%) DV Cleared
5 1 (1.30%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (6.49%) SLA
2 1 (1.30%) Data Quality
System Software
1 13 (16.88%) VMware Infrastructure
2 9 (11.69%) Active Directory
3 7 (9.09%) XenDesktop
4 4 (5.19%) VMware ESX
5 2 (2.60%) vSphere
5 2 (2.60%) VMware ESXi
5 2 (2.60%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 7 (9.09%) ARCserve
2 6 (7.79%) Norton AntiVirus
3 2 (2.60%) NetBackup
3 2 (2.60%) Backup Exec
3 2 (2.60%) SCOM
Vendors
1 36 (46.75%) Microsoft
2 16 (20.78%) VMware
3 10 (12.99%) Citrix
4 9 (11.69%) Symantec
4 9 (11.69%) HP
4 9 (11.69%) Ektron
5 8 (10.39%) Oracle
5 8 (10.39%) Cisco
6 7 (9.09%) CA
6 7 (9.09%) Altiris
7 6 (7.79%) 3PAR
8 3 (3.90%) Brocade
8 3 (3.90%) Sun
8 3 (3.90%) Apple
8 3 (3.90%) Cognos
9 2 (2.60%) Business Objects
9 2 (2.60%) Informatica
9 2 (2.60%) Veritas
9 2 (2.60%) Sophos
9 2 (2.60%) Nintex
Portsmouth, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Rate: £75 - £125 per day
Posted: 22 hours ago
Southampton, Hampshire
X4 Group
Rate: £150 - 250 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Southampton
Deerfoot IT
Rate: £300 - £350 per day
Posted: 6 days ago