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 29 December 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
29 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft SQL Server 2008
Rank 26 14 32
Rank change year-on-year
-12 +18
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 2008 14 23 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Kent 4.83% 8.65% 3.38%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 28.00% 21.50% 25.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 12 5
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£338 £320 £370
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.46% -13.51%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £320 £313
% change year-on-year
+9.37% +2.40%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Average hourly rate - - £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £31.10 £33.75 £27.00
% change year-on-year
-7.86% +25.00%
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
50 107 48
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Kent 17.24% 40.23% 13.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 25 65 30
Average daily rate £338 £320 £330
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.46% -3.03%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £275 £205
10% offered a daily rate of more than £340 £525 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £330 £335
% change year-on-year
+9.84% -1.49%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Average hourly rate - - £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £28.60 £30.75
% change year-on-year
+22.39% -7.00%

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
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 29 December 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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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 +2 5 - - 1
Maidstone +3 1 £338 +14.40% 1
Rochester - - - -
Sevenoaks - - - -
Tonbridge - - - -
Canterbury - - - -
Dartford - - - -
Folkestone - - - -
Gravesend - - - -
SQL Server 2008
South East

SQL Server 2008
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 29 December 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 19 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 9 (47.37%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 7 (36.84%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 7 (36.84%) .NET
3 7 (36.84%) SQL
4 6 (31.58%) Data Warehouse
4 6 (31.58%) Business Intelligence
5 5 (26.32%) ASP.NET
5 5 (26.32%) Microsoft
5 5 (26.32%) XML
5 5 (26.32%) .NET Framework
5 5 (26.32%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 5 (26.32%) ASP.NET MVC
5 5 (26.32%) Agile Software Development
6 4 (21.05%) SQL Server 2012
6 4 (21.05%) Performance Tuning
6 4 (21.05%) Relational Database
6 4 (21.05%) Requirements Analysis
6 4 (21.05%) C#
6 4 (21.05%) Visual Studio
6 4 (21.05%) RDBMS
6 4 (21.05%) Informatica
6 4 (21.05%) PowerCenter
7 3 (15.79%) JavaScript
7 3 (15.79%) T-SQL
7 3 (15.79%) E-Commerce
7 3 (15.79%) Web Services
7 3 (15.79%) MVC
7 3 (15.79%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
7 3 (15.79%) ASP.NET MVC 3

SQL Server 2008
Top Related IT Skills in Kent by Category

For the 6 months to 29 December 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 2 (10.53%) BizTalk Server
2 1 (5.26%) SharePoint 2010
2 1 (5.26%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (5.26%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (5.26%) Agresso
1 1 (5.26%) Dynamics CRM
Communications & Networking
1 1 (5.26%) LAN
1 1 (5.26%) WAN
1 1 (5.26%) Internet
1 1 (5.26%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 9 (47.37%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 7 (36.84%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 6 (31.58%) Data Warehouse
5 5 (26.32%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 4 (21.05%) SQL Server 2012
6 4 (21.05%) Relational Database
6 4 (21.05%) RDBMS
6 4 (21.05%) PowerCenter
7 1 (5.26%) SQL Server 2000
7 1 (5.26%) Business Intelligence Development Studio
Development Applications
1 4 (21.05%) Visual Studio
General
1 2 (10.53%) Finance
2 1 (5.26%) Legal
Job Titles
1 15 (78.95%) Developer
2 7 (36.84%) .NET Developer
3 4 (21.05%) C# Developer
3 4 (21.05%) Informatica Developer
3 4 (21.05%) C# .NET Developer
4 3 (15.79%) SQL DBA
4 3 (15.79%) DBA
5 2 (10.53%) Web Developer
5 2 (10.53%) SQL Developer
5 2 (10.53%) .NET Web Developer
5 2 (10.53%) C# Web Developer
6 1 (5.26%) Business Intelligence Developer
6 1 (5.26%) SharePoint Developer
6 1 (5.26%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
6 1 (5.26%) Senior DBA
6 1 (5.26%) Senior SQL Server DBA
6 1 (5.26%) Senior SQL DBA
6 1 (5.26%) SQL Server DBA
6 1 (5.26%) Business Developer
6 1 (5.26%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (36.84%) .NET
2 5 (26.32%) ASP.NET
2 5 (26.32%) XML
2 5 (26.32%) .NET Framework
2 5 (26.32%) ASP.NET MVC
3 3 (15.79%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
3 3 (15.79%) ASP.NET MVC 3
3 3 (15.79%) Web Services
4 2 (10.53%) HTML
4 2 (10.53%) LINQ
4 2 (10.53%) Backbone.js
4 2 (10.53%) KnockoutJS
4 2 (10.53%) AngularJS
5 1 (5.26%) jQuery
5 1 (5.26%) MDX
5 1 (5.26%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 2 (10.53%) Clustering
1 2 (10.53%) Computer Science
1 2 (10.53%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (5.26%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (5.26%) Fat Client
2 1 (5.26%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 2 (10.53%) Windows
2 1 (5.26%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (31.58%) Business Intelligence
2 5 (26.32%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (21.05%) Requirements Analysis
3 4 (21.05%) Performance Tuning
4 3 (15.79%) E-Commerce
4 3 (15.79%) MVC
5 2 (10.53%) OO
5 2 (10.53%) Automated Testing
5 2 (10.53%) Software Architecture
5 2 (10.53%) MVVM
6 1 (5.26%) High Availability
6 1 (5.26%) Software Deployment
6 1 (5.26%) Kimball Methodology
6 1 (5.26%) Performance Monitoring
6 1 (5.26%) Server Monitoring
6 1 (5.26%) Technical Architecture
6 1 (5.26%) Disaster Recovery
6 1 (5.26%) CRM
6 1 (5.26%) ETL
Programming Languages
1 7 (36.84%) SQL
2 4 (21.05%) C#
3 3 (15.79%) JavaScript
3 3 (15.79%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (10.53%) Degree
System Software
1 1 (5.26%) Active Directory
1 1 (5.26%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 5 (26.32%) Microsoft
2 4 (21.05%) Informatica
3 1 (5.26%) VMware
3 1 (5.26%) Citrix
Sittingbourne
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £250.00 - £275.00 per day + Negotiable
Posted: 7 days ago
Kent
Computer Futures
Rate: £300 - £350 per day + competitive
Posted: 13 days ago
Maidstone
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £300.00 - £375.00 per day
Posted: 18 days ago