The table below looks at the statistics 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 28 January 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
28 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft SQL Server 2008
Rank 28 22 25
Rank change year-on-year
-6 +3
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 2008 14 11 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Kent 5.05% 4.66% 3.94%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 25.00% 16.92% 20.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 8 3
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£338 £308 £205
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.75% +50.00%
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £325 £313
% change year-on-year
+4.61% +4.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Average hourly rate - - £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £28.69 £31.00 £26.50
% change year-on-year
-7.45% +16.98%
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 Kent region.

Database & Business Intelligence Category
Kent
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Database & Business Intelligence category
56 65 53
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Kent 20.22% 27.54% 19.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 28 38 24
Average daily rate £338 £350 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.57% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £205 £237 £190
10% offered a daily rate of more than £410 £510 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £330
% change year-on-year
+3.57% +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Average hourly rate - - £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.50 £27.50 £30.50
% change year-on-year
+21.81% -9.83%

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 28 January 2015.

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 28 January 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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statistics and historical trends)
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
Tunbridge Wells +4 8 £400 +25.00%
Maidstone +1 1 £338 +14.40% 2
Rochester - - - -
Tonbridge - - - -
Canterbury - - - -
Dartford - - - -
Folkestone - - - -
SQL Server 2008
South East

SQL Server 2008
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 28 January 2015, 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 19 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 11 (57.89%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 9 (47.37%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 8 (42.11%) Microsoft
4 8 (42.11%) SQL
4 8 (42.11%) XML
5 7 (36.84%) .NET
5 7 (36.84%) Visual Studio
6 6 (31.58%) MVC
6 6 (31.58%) Web Services
6 6 (31.58%) JavaScript
6 6 (31.58%) Performance Tuning
7 5 (26.32%) ASP.NET MVC
7 5 (26.32%) Data Warehouse
7 5 (26.32%) ASP.NET
7 5 (26.32%) Business Intelligence
7 5 (26.32%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 5 (26.32%) .NET Framework
7 5 (26.32%) Agile Software Development
8 4 (21.05%) Requirements Analysis
8 4 (21.05%) Dynamics CRM
8 4 (21.05%) jQuery
8 4 (21.05%) SharePoint 2010
8 4 (21.05%) RDBMS
8 4 (21.05%) CRM
8 4 (21.05%) SharePoint
8 4 (21.05%) Informatica
8 4 (21.05%) PowerCenter
8 4 (21.05%) CSS
8 4 (21.05%) C#

SQL Server 2008
Top Related IT Skills in Kent by Category

For the 6 months to 28 January 2015, 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 4 (21.05%) SharePoint 2010
1 4 (21.05%) SharePoint
2 2 (10.53%) BizTalk Server
Business Applications
1 4 (21.05%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (5.26%) Agresso
Communications & Networking
1 1 (5.26%) Wireless
1 1 (5.26%) Internet
1 1 (5.26%) LAN
1 1 (5.26%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 11 (57.89%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 9 (47.37%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 5 (26.32%) Data Warehouse
4 5 (26.32%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 4 (21.05%) RDBMS
5 4 (21.05%) PowerCenter
5 4 (21.05%) Relational Database
6 3 (15.79%) SQL Server 2012
7 1 (5.26%) SQL Server 2000
7 1 (5.26%) Business Intelligence Development Studio
Development Applications
1 7 (36.84%) Visual Studio
General
1 2 (10.53%) Finance
2 1 (5.26%) Investment Banking
2 1 (5.26%) Banking
2 1 (5.26%) Legal
Job Titles
1 17 (89.47%) Developer
2 7 (36.84%) .NET Developer
3 4 (21.05%) Informatica Developer
3 4 (21.05%) C# Developer
3 4 (21.05%) SharePoint Developer
3 4 (21.05%) C# .NET Developer
4 2 (10.53%) .NET Web Developer
4 2 (10.53%) C# Web Developer
4 2 (10.53%) Web Developer
5 1 (5.26%) Business Developer
5 1 (5.26%) DBA
5 1 (5.26%) Support Engineer
5 1 (5.26%) 3rd Line Support
5 1 (5.26%) Business Intelligence Developer
5 1 (5.26%) SQL Developer
5 1 (5.26%) SQL DBA
5 1 (5.26%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (42.11%) XML
2 7 (36.84%) .NET
3 6 (31.58%) Web Services
4 5 (26.32%) ASP.NET MVC
4 5 (26.32%) ASP.NET
4 5 (26.32%) .NET Framework
5 4 (21.05%) jQuery
5 4 (21.05%) CSS
6 3 (15.79%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
6 3 (15.79%) ASP.NET MVC 3
7 2 (10.53%) Backbone.js
7 2 (10.53%) LINQ
7 2 (10.53%) HTML
7 2 (10.53%) AngularJS
7 2 (10.53%) KnockoutJS
8 1 (5.26%) MDX
Miscellaneous
1 2 (10.53%) Computer Science
1 2 (10.53%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (5.26%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (5.26%) Thin Client
2 1 (5.26%) Clustering
2 1 (5.26%) Fat Client
Operating Systems
1 2 (10.53%) Windows
2 1 (5.26%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (31.58%) MVC
1 6 (31.58%) Performance Tuning
2 5 (26.32%) Business Intelligence
2 5 (26.32%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (21.05%) Requirements Analysis
3 4 (21.05%) CRM
4 3 (15.79%) E-Commerce
5 2 (10.53%) Automated Testing
5 2 (10.53%) OO
5 2 (10.53%) Software Architecture
5 2 (10.53%) MVVM
6 1 (5.26%) Performance Monitoring
6 1 (5.26%) Software Deployment
6 1 (5.26%) Kimball Methodology
6 1 (5.26%) ETL
6 1 (5.26%) Technical Architecture
Programming Languages
1 8 (42.11%) SQL
2 6 (31.58%) JavaScript
3 4 (21.05%) C#
4 2 (10.53%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (10.53%) Degree
System Software
1 1 (5.26%) Active Directory
1 1 (5.26%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 8 (42.11%) Microsoft
2 4 (21.05%) Informatica
3 1 (5.26%) Citrix
3 1 (5.26%) VMware
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