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 5 May 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
5 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft SQL Server 2008
Rank 30 19 23
Rank change year-on-year
-11 +4
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 2008 8 14 19
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Kent 3.28% 6.83% 5.54%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 10.39% 24.14% 18.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 12 11
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£319 £425 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-25.00% +21.42%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £294 £400 £288
10% offered a daily rate of more than £344 £513 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £328 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.05% +0.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £22.69
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.60 £35.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-12.58% +16.66%
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
77 58 102
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Kent 31.56% 28.29% 29.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 32 33 53
Average daily rate £338 £425 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-20.58% +17.24%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £290 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £530 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £22.69
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 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 5 May 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
Dartford - 3 £288 - 1
Tunbridge Wells -4 1 - -
SQL Server 2008
South East

SQL Server 2008
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 5 May 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 22 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 15 (68.18%) SQL
3 12 (54.55%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 10 (45.45%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 10 (45.45%) MVC
5 9 (40.91%) Microsoft
5 9 (40.91%) .NET
6 8 (36.36%) T-SQL
6 8 (36.36%) XML
7 7 (31.82%) Visual Studio
8 6 (27.27%) C#
8 6 (27.27%) Agile Software Development
8 6 (27.27%) .NET Framework
8 6 (27.27%) WCF
8 6 (27.27%) WPF
8 6 (27.27%) MVVM
8 6 (27.27%) Performance Tuning
8 6 (27.27%) ASP.NET Web API
9 5 (22.73%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 5 (22.73%) Data Warehouse
9 5 (22.73%) Business Intelligence
10 4 (18.18%) RDBMS
10 4 (18.18%) Informatica
10 4 (18.18%) PowerCenter
10 4 (18.18%) JavaScript
10 4 (18.18%) CSS
10 4 (18.18%) Web Services
10 4 (18.18%) Windows
10 4 (18.18%) CRM
10 4 (18.18%) SharePoint

SQL Server 2008
Top Related IT Skills in Kent by Category

For the 6 months to 5 May 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 (18.18%) SharePoint
1 4 (18.18%) SharePoint 2010
Business Applications
1 4 (18.18%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (4.55%) Agresso
Communications & Networking
1 1 (4.55%) LAN
1 1 (4.55%) WAN
1 1 (4.55%) Internet
1 1 (4.55%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 12 (54.55%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 10 (45.45%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 5 (22.73%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 5 (22.73%) Data Warehouse
5 4 (18.18%) RDBMS
5 4 (18.18%) PowerCenter
5 4 (18.18%) Relational Database
6 2 (9.09%) SQL Server 2012
7 1 (4.55%) Business Intelligence Development Studio
7 1 (4.55%) SQL Server 2000
Development Applications
1 7 (31.82%) Visual Studio
General
1 2 (9.09%) Finance
2 1 (4.55%) Banking
2 1 (4.55%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 20 (90.91%) Developer
2 9 (40.91%) .NET Developer
3 6 (27.27%) C# Developer
3 6 (27.27%) C# .NET Developer
4 4 (18.18%) Informatica Developer
4 4 (18.18%) SharePoint Developer
5 3 (13.64%) WPF Developer
6 2 (9.09%) SQL Developer
7 1 (4.55%) SQL DBA
7 1 (4.55%) Systems Developer
7 1 (4.55%) Business Developer
7 1 (4.55%) DBA
7 1 (4.55%) Support Engineer
7 1 (4.55%) 3rd Line Support
7 1 (4.55%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
7 1 (4.55%) Business Intelligence Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (40.91%) .NET
2 8 (36.36%) XML
3 6 (27.27%) .NET Framework
3 6 (27.27%) ASP.NET Web API
3 6 (27.27%) WCF
3 6 (27.27%) WPF
4 4 (18.18%) jQuery
4 4 (18.18%) CSS
4 4 (18.18%) Web Services
5 3 (13.64%) ASP.NET
5 3 (13.64%) ASP.NET MVC
5 3 (13.64%) Entity Framework
5 3 (13.64%) ASP.NET MVC 3
5 3 (13.64%) AngularJS
5 3 (13.64%) Twitter Bootstrap
6 1 (4.55%) MDX
Miscellaneous
1 1 (4.55%) Thin Client
1 1 (4.55%) Clustering
1 1 (4.55%) Fat Client
1 1 (4.55%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 4 (18.18%) Windows
2 2 (9.09%) Android
2 2 (9.09%) Windows Phone
3 1 (4.55%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (45.45%) MVC
2 6 (27.27%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (27.27%) MVVM
2 6 (27.27%) Performance Tuning
3 5 (22.73%) Business Intelligence
4 4 (18.18%) CRM
4 4 (18.18%) Requirements Analysis
5 3 (13.64%) Domain-Driven Design
5 3 (13.64%) Dependency Injection
5 3 (13.64%) OOD
5 3 (13.64%) OOP
6 2 (9.09%) Android Development
7 1 (4.55%) Performance Monitoring
7 1 (4.55%) Migration
7 1 (4.55%) ETL
7 1 (4.55%) E-Commerce
7 1 (4.55%) Software Deployment
7 1 (4.55%) Kimball Methodology
7 1 (4.55%) Technical Architecture
7 1 (4.55%) Data Migration
Programming Languages
1 15 (68.18%) SQL
2 8 (36.36%) T-SQL
3 6 (27.27%) C#
4 4 (18.18%) JavaScript
System Software
1 1 (4.55%) Active Directory
1 1 (4.55%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 9 (40.91%) Microsoft
2 4 (18.18%) Informatica
3 1 (4.55%) VMware
3 1 (4.55%) Citrix
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