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 April 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
24 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft SQL Server 2008
Rank 90 72 57
Rank change year-on-year
-18 -15
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 2008 33 41 59
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hampshire 1.47% 2.02% 3.36%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 9.04% 9.93% 13.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 25 28 43
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£308 £313 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.60% -10.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £286 £278
10% offered a daily rate of more than £420 £483 £403
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £328 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.05% +0.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £52.50 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 £33.75 £30.75
% change year-on-year
-3.70% +9.75%
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
365 413 446
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hampshire 16.27% 20.36% 25.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 216 247 315
Average daily rate £375 £351 £352
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.83% -0.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £275 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £469 £475 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £330
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 17 6
Average hourly rate £19.56 £52.50 £21.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-62.73% +147.05%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.50 £41.30 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.14 £55.00 £26.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 £35.00 £28.00
% change year-on-year
-7.14% +25.00%

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 April 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 24 April 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
Southampton -1 12 £300 +2.12% 1
Portsmouth - 5 £308 -
Winchester -10 3 £225 -35.71% 2
Basingstoke +1 1 - - 1
Havant -4 1 £425 +21.42% 1
Aldershot - 1 £400 -
Andover - 1 £450 -
Farnborough - 1 £413 -
Hook - 1 - -
SQL Server 2008
South East

SQL Server 2008
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hampshire

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 53 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 37 (69.81%) SQL
3 25 (47.17%) Microsoft
4 21 (39.62%) Agile Software Development
5 20 (37.74%) C#
5 20 (37.74%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 20 (37.74%) SQL Server 2012
6 19 (35.85%) SharePoint
7 18 (33.96%) Windows
8 17 (32.08%) .NET
9 16 (30.19%) HTML
9 16 (30.19%) SQL Server 2005
10 15 (28.30%) ASP.NET
11 14 (26.42%) T-SQL
11 14 (26.42%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 14 (26.42%) Team Foundation Server
12 13 (24.53%) Windows Server 2008
12 13 (24.53%) CSS
12 13 (24.53%) Data Warehouse
12 13 (24.53%) ETL
13 12 (22.64%) Microsoft Certification
13 12 (22.64%) XML
13 12 (22.64%) Visual Studio
13 12 (22.64%) Windows Server 2012
14 11 (20.75%) Security Cleared
14 11 (20.75%) JavaScript
14 11 (20.75%) Business Intelligence
14 11 (20.75%) Scrum
15 10 (18.87%) VMware
15 10 (18.87%) ITIL

SQL Server 2008
Top Related IT Skills in Hampshire by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 19 (35.85%) SharePoint
2 8 (15.09%) SharePoint 2013
2 8 (15.09%) SharePoint 2010
3 6 (11.32%) MS Exchange
4 5 (9.43%) IIS
4 5 (9.43%) SharePoint Server
4 5 (9.43%) Exchange Server 2013
5 4 (7.55%) CMS
6 1 (1.89%) Exchange Server 2007
6 1 (1.89%) LiveCycle
6 1 (1.89%) MediaWiki
Applications
1 6 (11.32%) MS Office
1 6 (11.32%) MS Excel
2 5 (9.43%) InfoPath
3 1 (1.89%) MS Visio
3 1 (1.89%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 1 (1.89%) Oracle Applications
1 1 (1.89%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (1.89%) Dynamics AX
Communications & Networking
1 6 (11.32%) LAN
2 5 (9.43%) SMTP
2 5 (9.43%) SAN
3 3 (5.66%) PBX
3 3 (5.66%) VoIP
3 3 (5.66%) WAN
3 3 (5.66%) TCP/IP
3 3 (5.66%) Intranet
3 3 (5.66%) Internet
3 3 (5.66%) Extranet
3 3 (5.66%) IP Telephony
4 1 (1.89%) RTP
4 1 (1.89%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 53 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 20 (37.74%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 20 (37.74%) SQL Server 2012
3 16 (30.19%) SQL Server 2005
4 14 (26.42%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 13 (24.53%) Data Warehouse
6 10 (18.87%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 10 (18.87%) Relational Database
7 6 (11.32%) Oracle Database
8 5 (9.43%) OLAP
8 5 (9.43%) OLAP Cube
9 4 (7.55%) Oracle Database 11g
10 3 (5.66%) RDBMS
11 2 (3.77%) SSDT
11 2 (3.77%) InterSystems Cache
11 2 (3.77%) Microsoft Analysis Services
11 2 (3.77%) SQL Server 2000
11 2 (3.77%) MySQL
12 1 (1.89%) MS Access
12 1 (1.89%) Oracle Database 10g
Development Applications
1 14 (26.42%) Team Foundation Server
2 12 (22.64%) Visual Studio
3 2 (3.77%) VSS/SourceSafe
4 1 (1.89%) Oracle APEX
4 1 (1.89%) TeamCity
4 1 (1.89%) Git (software)
General
1 3 (5.66%) Telecoms
1 3 (5.66%) Finance
2 1 (1.89%) Military
Job Titles
1 31 (58.49%) Developer
2 11 (20.75%) SQL Developer
3 7 (13.21%) .NET Developer
3 7 (13.21%) Business Intelligence Developer
4 6 (11.32%) Analyst
5 5 (9.43%) SharePoint Developer
6 4 (7.55%) ETL Developer
6 4 (7.55%) Systems Administrator
6 4 (7.55%) Administrator
7 3 (5.66%) Analyst Programmer
7 3 (5.66%) Programmer
7 3 (5.66%) DBA
7 3 (5.66%) Web Developer
7 3 (5.66%) Consultant
7 3 (5.66%) Senior Systems Administrator
7 3 (5.66%) SQL DBA
7 3 (5.66%) VoIP Engineer
7 3 (5.66%) Applications Engineer
8 2 (3.77%) VoIP Specialist
8 2 (3.77%) SQL Server Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (32.08%) .NET
2 16 (30.19%) HTML
3 15 (28.30%) ASP.NET
4 13 (24.53%) CSS
5 12 (22.64%) XML
6 8 (15.09%) jQuery
7 7 (13.21%) .NET Framework
8 6 (11.32%) ASP.NET MVC
9 5 (9.43%) XHTML
10 4 (7.55%) Entity Framework
11 3 (5.66%) Web Services
11 3 (5.66%) WCF
11 3 (5.66%) Silverlight
11 3 (5.66%) LINQ
11 3 (5.66%) ASP.NET 2.0
11 3 (5.66%) HTML5
11 3 (5.66%) ASP.NET Web Forms
12 2 (3.77%) Windows Identity Foundation
12 2 (3.77%) MDX
12 2 (3.77%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 8 (15.09%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (11.32%) Replication
2 6 (11.32%) Clustering
3 3 (5.66%) N-Tier
3 3 (5.66%) IVR
3 3 (5.66%) Data Integration
3 3 (5.66%) Open Source
3 3 (5.66%) User Experience
4 2 (3.77%) Management Information System
5 1 (1.89%) NHS
5 1 (1.89%) Biometrics
5 1 (1.89%) Algorithms
Operating Systems
1 18 (33.96%) Windows
2 13 (24.53%) Windows Server 2008
3 12 (22.64%) Windows Server 2012
4 8 (15.09%) Windows Server 2003
5 4 (7.55%) Android
6 2 (3.77%) Linux
6 2 (3.77%) AIX
6 2 (3.77%) UNIX
7 1 (1.89%) Solaris
7 1 (1.89%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (39.62%) Agile Software Development
2 13 (24.53%) ETL
3 11 (20.75%) Business Intelligence
3 11 (20.75%) Scrum
4 10 (18.87%) ITIL
5 8 (15.09%) MVC
6 7 (13.21%) System Testing
6 7 (13.21%) Content Management
6 7 (13.21%) Kimball Methodology
7 6 (11.32%) Continuous Delivery
7 6 (11.32%) Migration
8 5 (9.43%) Web Development
9 4 (7.55%) Network Management
9 4 (7.55%) User Acceptance Testing
9 4 (7.55%) Data Analysis
9 4 (7.55%) Data Modelling
10 3 (5.66%) Disaster Recovery
10 3 (5.66%) Workflow
10 3 (5.66%) Business Continuity
10 3 (5.66%) Telemarketing
Programming Languages
1 37 (69.81%) SQL
2 20 (37.74%) C#
3 14 (26.42%) T-SQL
4 11 (20.75%) JavaScript
5 3 (5.66%) VBA
5 3 (5.66%) VB
5 3 (5.66%) PowerShell
6 2 (3.77%) PL/SQL
6 2 (3.77%) Java
7 1 (1.89%) VB.NET
7 1 (1.89%) Python
7 1 (1.89%) Shell Script
7 1 (1.89%) Ruby
7 1 (1.89%) Korn
Qualifications
1 12 (22.64%) Microsoft Certification
2 11 (20.75%) Security Cleared
3 10 (18.87%) SC Cleared
4 6 (11.32%) MCTS
4 6 (11.32%) MCSA
5 3 (5.66%) CCNA
5 3 (5.66%) Cisco Certification
6 1 (1.89%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.77%) SLA
2 1 (1.89%) Data Quality
System Software
1 10 (18.87%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (9.43%) Active Directory
2 5 (9.43%) XenDesktop
3 3 (5.66%) VMware ESXi
4 1 (1.89%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 5 (9.43%) ARCserve
2 3 (5.66%) Norton AntiVirus
3 1 (1.89%) WSUS
3 1 (1.89%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 25 (47.17%) Microsoft
2 10 (18.87%) VMware
3 7 (13.21%) Ektron
4 6 (11.32%) Oracle
4 6 (11.32%) Citrix
5 5 (9.43%) HP
5 5 (9.43%) CA
5 5 (9.43%) Symantec
5 5 (9.43%) Telerik
5 5 (9.43%) Altiris
6 4 (7.55%) 3PAR
6 4 (7.55%) Apple
6 4 (7.55%) Cisco
7 3 (5.66%) Nintex
8 2 (3.77%) Brocade
8 2 (3.77%) Business Objects
9 1 (1.89%) Cognos
9 1 (1.89%) Adobe
9 1 (1.89%) Sun
9 1 (1.89%) Google