The first table below looks at the demand for SQL Server 2008 skills in IT contracts advertised for the Kent 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 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Database & Business Intelligence category for the Kent region.

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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft SQL Server 2008
Rank 23 27 30
Rank change year-on-year
+4 +3
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 2008 14 17 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Kent 6.45% 4.90% 3.03%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 23.33% 17.35% 19.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 10 5
Average daily rate £425 £375 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.33% +15.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £205 £294
10% offered a daily rate of more than £513 £478 £352
UK excluding London average daily rate £328 £323 £325
% change year-on-year
+1.55% -0.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 £32.50 £32.75
% change year-on-year
- -0.76%
Database & Business Intelligence Category
Kent
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Database & Business Intelligence category
60 98 47
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Kent 27.65% 28.24% 15.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 37 49 24
Average daily rate £425 £338 £322
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+25.92% +4.81%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £275 £227
10% offered a daily rate of more than £530 £500 £350
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £330 £338
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -2.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £28.00 £28.50
% change year-on-year
+25.00% -1.75%
SQL Server 2008
South East

SQL Server 2008
Jobs Demand Trend in Kent

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing SQL Server 2008 across the Kent region as a proportion of the total demand within the Database & Business Intelligence category.

SQL Server 2008 Jobs Demand Trend in Kent

SQL Server 2008
Daily Rate Trend in Kent

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing SQL Server 2008 across the Kent region.

SQL Server 2008 Daily Rate Trend in Kent

SQL Server 2008
Daily Rate Histogram in Kent

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing SQL Server 2008 across the Kent region over the 3 months to 18 April 2014.

SQL Server 2008 Daily Rate Histogram in Kent

SQL Server 2008
Hourly Rate Trend in Kent

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing SQL Server 2008 across the Kent region.

SQL Server 2008 Hourly Rate Trend in Kent

SQL Server 2008
Contract Job Locations in Kent

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 Kent region over the 3 months to 18 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
Tunbridge Wells -7 1 £110 -67.40% 3
West Malling - - - -
Chatham - - - -
Dartford - - - - 2
Folkestone - - - -
Maidstone - - - -
Sevenoaks - - - - 1
Stansted - - - -
Tonbridge - - - - 3
SQL Server 2008
South East

SQL Server 2008
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Kent 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 32 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 22 (68.75%) SQL
3 15 (46.88%) SQL Server 2005
4 14 (43.75%) SQL Server 2012
5 12 (37.50%) C#
5 12 (37.50%) .NET
6 10 (31.25%) T-SQL
7 8 (25.00%) Data Warehouse
7 8 (25.00%) Business Intelligence
7 8 (25.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 8 (25.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 8 (25.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 7 (21.88%) Microsoft
8 7 (21.88%) SharePoint
8 7 (21.88%) Windows
9 6 (18.75%) IIS
9 6 (18.75%) MVC
9 6 (18.75%) Clustering
9 6 (18.75%) TDD
9 6 (18.75%) Windows Server 2008
10 5 (15.63%) Capacity Planning
10 5 (15.63%) Windows SharePoint Services
10 5 (15.63%) Active Directory
10 5 (15.63%) Windows Server 2003
10 5 (15.63%) MS Excel
11 4 (12.50%) HTTP
11 4 (12.50%) TCP/IP
11 4 (12.50%) Java
11 4 (12.50%) Microsoft Analysis Services
11 4 (12.50%) SharePoint 2010

SQL Server 2008
Top Related IT Skills in Kent by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Kent 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 7 (21.88%) SharePoint
2 6 (18.75%) IIS
3 4 (12.50%) SharePoint 2010
4 1 (3.13%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (3.13%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 5 (15.63%) MS Excel
2 3 (9.38%) InfoPath
3 2 (6.25%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 2 (6.25%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 4 (12.50%) HTTP
1 4 (12.50%) TCP/IP
2 3 (9.38%) Internet
2 3 (9.38%) SMTP
3 1 (3.13%) VLAN
3 1 (3.13%) DHCP
3 1 (3.13%) FTP
3 1 (3.13%) VoIP
3 1 (3.13%) VPN
3 1 (3.13%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 32 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 15 (46.88%) SQL Server 2005
3 14 (43.75%) SQL Server 2012
4 8 (25.00%) Data Warehouse
4 8 (25.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 8 (25.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 8 (25.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 4 (12.50%) Microsoft Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 3 (9.38%) Visual Studio
2 2 (6.25%) Selenium
2 2 (6.25%) TestComplete
3 1 (3.13%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 3 (9.38%) Finance
2 2 (6.25%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 17 (53.13%) Developer
2 7 (21.88%) Business Intelligence Developer
3 5 (15.63%) SQL DBA
3 5 (15.63%) DBA
4 4 (12.50%) C# Developer
4 4 (12.50%) SQL Server DBA
5 3 (9.38%) SQL Server Data Warehouse Developer
5 3 (9.38%) Report Developer
5 3 (9.38%) Microsoft Developer
5 3 (9.38%) .NET Developer
5 3 (9.38%) Data Warehouse Developer
6 2 (6.25%) Analyst
6 2 (6.25%) Test Analyst
6 2 (6.25%) Consultant
6 2 (6.25%) Programmer
6 2 (6.25%) SharePoint Consultant
6 2 (6.25%) Senior SQL DBA
6 2 (6.25%) .NET Programmer
6 2 (6.25%) Senior DBA
6 2 (6.25%) Senior SQL Server DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (37.50%) .NET
2 5 (15.63%) Windows SharePoint Services
3 3 (9.38%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
3 3 (9.38%) MDX
3 3 (9.38%) WCF
3 3 (9.38%) WPF
4 2 (6.25%) JMS
4 2 (6.25%) Web Services
4 2 (6.25%) XML
4 2 (6.25%) ADO.NET
4 2 (6.25%) JDBC
4 2 (6.25%) EntireX
4 2 (6.25%) WinForms
4 2 (6.25%) .NET Framework
4 2 (6.25%) WinRT
4 2 (6.25%) ASP.NET Web Forms
4 2 (6.25%) ASP.NET Web API
5 1 (3.13%) REST
5 1 (3.13%) WF
5 1 (3.13%) Silverlight
Miscellaneous
1 6 (18.75%) Clustering
2 3 (9.38%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 7 (21.88%) Windows
2 6 (18.75%) Windows Server 2008
3 5 (15.63%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (25.00%) Business Intelligence
2 6 (18.75%) MVC
2 6 (18.75%) TDD
3 5 (15.63%) Capacity Planning
4 4 (12.50%) Performance Tuning
5 3 (9.38%) Dimensional Modelling
5 3 (9.38%) Asset Management
5 3 (9.38%) ETL
6 2 (6.25%) Data Modelling
6 2 (6.25%) SOA
6 2 (6.25%) DSDM
6 2 (6.25%) Scrum
6 2 (6.25%) Software Engineering
6 2 (6.25%) Agile Software Development
6 2 (6.25%) Software Testing
6 2 (6.25%) Web Development
6 2 (6.25%) User Acceptance Testing
6 2 (6.25%) Capacity Management
7 1 (3.13%) Network Monitoring
7 1 (3.13%) High Availability
Programming Languages
1 22 (68.75%) SQL
2 12 (37.50%) C#
3 10 (31.25%) T-SQL
4 4 (12.50%) Java
4 4 (12.50%) PowerShell
5 3 (9.38%) PL/SQL
6 2 (6.25%) C
6 2 (6.25%) JavaScript
6 2 (6.25%) VBScript
6 2 (6.25%) VB
Qualifications
1 3 (9.38%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (6.25%) ISEB
2 2 (6.25%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (6.25%) QA
System Software
1 5 (15.63%) Active Directory
2 3 (9.38%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (3.13%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 4 (12.50%) SCOM
Vendors
1 7 (21.88%) Microsoft
2 3 (9.38%) VMware
2 3 (9.38%) Oracle
3 2 (6.25%) Software AG
3 2 (6.25%) webMethods
4 1 (3.13%) HP
4 1 (3.13%) Dell
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