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 16 September 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
16 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft SQL Server 2008
Rank 65 48 74
Rank change year-on-year
-17 +26
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 2008 49 67 48
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hampshire 2.35% 3.81% 2.37%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 13.54% 16.63% 11.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 35 39 36
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£350 £338 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.70% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £278 £272 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £385 £400 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £325 £325
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 £19.50 £29.25 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-33.33% -16.42%
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
362 403 428
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hampshire 17.33% 22.92% 21.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 200 218 223
Average daily rate £365 £350 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.28% -3.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £285 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £463 £450 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £345 £330
% change year-on-year
+1.44% +4.54%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 12 21
Average hourly rate £32.50 £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 £30.80 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.00 £45.00 £39.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £30.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
- -3.22%

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 16 September 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 16 September 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 +3 16 £350 +3.70% 5
Southampton -8 9 £349 +11.76% 4
Farnborough +3 5 - -
Havant 0 4 £405 +1.25%
Portsmouth -2 4 £350 +27.27% 5
Winchester +2 1 £275 -
Petersfield - 1 £325 - 3
Fareham - 1 - - 1
Aldershot - - - -
Andover - - - -
SQL Server 2008
South East

SQL Server 2008
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hampshire

For the 6 months to 16 September 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 47 (57.32%) SQL
3 43 (52.44%) Microsoft
4 41 (50.00%) Windows
5 33 (40.24%) .NET
5 33 (40.24%) SQL Server 2005
6 30 (36.59%) C#
7 26 (31.71%) Oracle
7 26 (31.71%) ASP.NET
8 24 (29.27%) Security Cleared
9 23 (28.05%) SC Cleared
9 23 (28.05%) XML
9 23 (28.05%) MVC
10 22 (26.83%) Windows Server 2008
11 21 (25.61%) SQL Server 2012
12 20 (24.39%) ASP.NET MVC
13 19 (23.17%) WCF
13 19 (23.17%) SQL Server Reporting Services
13 19 (23.17%) JavaScript
14 18 (21.95%) Windows Server 2003
15 17 (20.73%) SharePoint
15 17 (20.73%) Analytical Skills
16 16 (19.51%) Oracle Database
16 16 (19.51%) Oracle Database 10g
17 15 (18.29%) Active Directory
17 15 (18.29%) Clustering
17 15 (18.29%) VMware
17 15 (18.29%) Agile Software Development
17 15 (18.29%) SQL Server Integration Services
18 14 (17.07%) Finance

SQL Server 2008
Top Related IT Skills in Hampshire by Category

For the 6 months to 16 September 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 17 (20.73%) SharePoint
2 12 (14.63%) MS Exchange
3 9 (10.98%) IIS
4 6 (7.32%) Exchange Server 2003
4 6 (7.32%) SharePoint 2010
4 6 (7.32%) Exchange Server 2010
4 6 (7.32%) Exchange Server 2013
5 5 (6.10%) Exchange Server 2007
6 4 (4.88%) SharePoint Server
6 4 (4.88%) ArcGIS
6 4 (4.88%) CMS
7 2 (2.44%) Documentum
7 2 (2.44%) BizTalk Server
8 1 (1.22%) Commerce Server
8 1 (1.22%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 1 (1.22%) Apache
8 1 (1.22%) Tomcat
8 1 (1.22%) MS Project Server
8 1 (1.22%) Commerce Server 2007
8 1 (1.22%) WebLogic
Applications
1 14 (17.07%) MS Excel
2 4 (4.88%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (2.44%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (1.22%) Oracle Applications
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.22%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 10 (12.20%) SAN
2 9 (10.98%) DNS
3 7 (8.54%) DHCP
4 6 (7.32%) Firewall
5 4 (4.88%) SMTP
6 3 (3.66%) LAN
7 2 (2.44%) Kerberos
7 2 (2.44%) Network Security
8 1 (1.22%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 82 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 33 (40.24%) SQL Server 2005
3 21 (25.61%) SQL Server 2012
4 19 (23.17%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 16 (19.51%) Oracle Database
5 16 (19.51%) Oracle Database 10g
6 15 (18.29%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 11 (13.41%) SQL Server 2000
8 9 (10.98%) Oracle Database 11g
9 5 (6.10%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 5 (6.10%) Relational Database
10 2 (2.44%) PowerCenter
10 2 (2.44%) Oracle9i Database
10 2 (2.44%) Data Warehouse
11 1 (1.22%) OLTP
11 1 (1.22%) Oracle Discoverer
11 1 (1.22%) DB2
11 1 (1.22%) OLAP
11 1 (1.22%) Oracle Reports
11 1 (1.22%) SQLPlus
Development Applications
1 10 (12.20%) Visual Studio
2 9 (10.98%) Team Foundation Server
3 3 (3.66%) MSI
3 3 (3.66%) NUnit
3 3 (3.66%) Git (software)
4 2 (2.44%) StarTeam
4 2 (2.44%) Selenium
4 2 (2.44%) Eclipse
4 2 (2.44%) WiX
4 2 (2.44%) SpecFlow
4 2 (2.44%) Jasmine
5 1 (1.22%) Jenkins
5 1 (1.22%) Grunt
5 1 (1.22%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
5 1 (1.22%) Moq
5 1 (1.22%) Mocha
5 1 (1.22%) Balsamiq Mockups
5 1 (1.22%) Hudson
5 1 (1.22%) SoapUI
5 1 (1.22%) Toad
General
1 14 (17.07%) Finance
2 8 (9.76%) 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 43 (52.44%) Developer
2 17 (20.73%) .NET Developer
3 12 (14.63%) SQL Developer
3 12 (14.63%) DBA
4 9 (10.98%) Administrator
4 9 (10.98%) SQL DBA
5 8 (9.76%) C# Developer
5 8 (9.76%) SQL Server DBA
6 7 (8.54%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 7 (8.54%) C# .NET Developer
7 6 (7.32%) ASP.NET Developer
8 5 (6.10%) Oracle DBA
8 5 (6.10%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
8 5 (6.10%) Architect
9 4 (4.88%) Consultant
9 4 (4.88%) Systems Administrator
9 4 (4.88%) Informatica Developer
9 4 (4.88%) Server Administrator
10 3 (3.66%) Business Intelligence Developer
10 3 (3.66%) C# ASP.NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 33 (40.24%) .NET
2 26 (31.71%) ASP.NET
3 23 (28.05%) XML
4 20 (24.39%) ASP.NET MVC
5 19 (23.17%) WCF
6 13 (15.85%) .NET Framework
6 13 (15.85%) HTML
6 13 (15.85%) jQuery
7 12 (14.63%) CSS
7 12 (14.63%) XSLT
8 8 (9.76%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
9 7 (8.54%) Microsoft Enterprise Library
9 7 (8.54%) Web Services
10 6 (7.32%) Ajax
10 6 (7.32%) Middleware
11 5 (6.10%) Classic ASP
12 3 (3.66%) LINQ
12 3 (3.66%) KnockoutJS
12 3 (3.66%) ASP.NET Web Forms
12 3 (3.66%) ASP.NET Web API
Miscellaneous
1 17 (20.73%) Analytical Skills
2 15 (18.29%) Clustering
3 7 (8.54%) Replication
4 6 (7.32%) Blackberry
5 2 (2.44%) Inversion of Control
6 1 (1.22%) iPad
6 1 (1.22%) Mainframe
6 1 (1.22%) GIS
6 1 (1.22%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 41 (50.00%) Windows
2 22 (26.83%) Windows Server 2008
3 18 (21.95%) Windows Server 2003
4 7 (8.54%) Windows Server 2012
5 5 (6.10%) Linux
5 5 (6.10%) Windows 2000
6 3 (3.66%) UNIX
7 1 (1.22%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 1 (1.22%) Windows 7
7 1 (1.22%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (28.05%) MVC
2 15 (18.29%) Agile Software Development
3 13 (15.85%) ITIL
4 9 (10.98%) CRM
5 8 (9.76%) SOA
5 8 (9.76%) ETL
5 8 (9.76%) Disaster Recovery
6 7 (8.54%) Business Intelligence
6 7 (8.54%) Scrum
6 7 (8.54%) Software Engineering
6 7 (8.54%) System Testing
7 6 (7.32%) Network Management
7 6 (7.32%) Performance Tuning
7 6 (7.32%) Knowledge Management
8 5 (6.10%) TDD
8 5 (6.10%) Configuration Management
8 5 (6.10%) OO
8 5 (6.10%) Continuous Integration
9 4 (4.88%) Data Modelling
9 4 (4.88%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 47 (57.32%) SQL
2 30 (36.59%) C#
3 19 (23.17%) JavaScript
4 11 (13.41%) T-SQL
5 6 (7.32%) Java
6 5 (6.10%) VB.NET
7 4 (4.88%) VB
8 3 (3.66%) PowerShell
8 3 (3.66%) VBScript
8 3 (3.66%) PL/SQL
9 2 (2.44%) C
9 2 (2.44%) TypeScript
10 1 (1.22%) VBA
10 1 (1.22%) Shell Script
10 1 (1.22%) Korn
10 1 (1.22%) Perl
Qualifications
1 24 (29.27%) Security Cleared
2 23 (28.05%) SC Cleared
3 12 (14.63%) Microsoft Certification
4 5 (6.10%) MCTS
5 4 (4.88%) DV Cleared
5 4 (4.88%) MCSE
6 3 (3.66%) MCSA
7 1 (1.22%) CCNA
7 1 (1.22%) Cisco Certification
7 1 (1.22%) OCP
7 1 (1.22%) Oracle Certification
7 1 (1.22%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 1 (1.22%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (7.32%) SLA
2 1 (1.22%) QA
2 1 (1.22%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 15 (18.29%) Active Directory
2 7 (8.54%) VMware ESX
3 6 (7.32%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (7.32%) vSphere
4 5 (6.10%) vCloud
5 4 (4.88%) Oracle RMAN
6 3 (3.66%) XenDesktop
7 2 (2.44%) Oracle RAC
8 1 (1.22%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 7 (8.54%) Norton AntiVirus
1 7 (8.54%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
2 5 (6.10%) NetBackup
2 5 (6.10%) Backup Exec
3 4 (4.88%) ARCserve
4 2 (2.44%) Forefront Identity Manager
4 2 (2.44%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
4 2 (2.44%) OpenView Configuration Management
4 2 (2.44%) Data Guard
4 2 (2.44%) HP Quality Center
5 1 (1.22%) FortiGate
5 1 (1.22%) WSUS
Vendors
1 43 (52.44%) Microsoft
2 26 (31.71%) Oracle
3 15 (18.29%) VMware
4 8 (9.76%) Citrix
4 8 (9.76%) Symantec
5 6 (7.32%) CA
6 5 (6.10%) Sophos
6 5 (6.10%) Veritas
6 5 (6.10%) Altiris
6 5 (6.10%) Ektron
6 5 (6.10%) Acronis
7 4 (4.88%) 3PAR
7 4 (4.88%) Informatica
7 4 (4.88%) ESRI
7 4 (4.88%) HP
8 3 (3.66%) Sun
8 3 (3.66%) EMC
9 2 (2.44%) Lumension
9 2 (2.44%) Brocade
9 2 (2.44%) DevExpress
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