The table below looks at the statistics for SQL Server 2008 skills in IT contracts advertised for the Maidenhead 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 22 21 10
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -11
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 2008 2 3 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Maidenhead 1.57% 2.54% 10.34%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 6.25% 9.68% 50.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 2 4
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£450 £418 £270
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.78% +54.62%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £320 £313
% change year-on-year
+9.37% +2.40%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £37.50 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £31.10 £33.75 £27.00
% change year-on-year
-7.86% +25.00%
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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 Maidenhead region.

Database & Business Intelligence Category
Maidenhead
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Database & Business Intelligence category
32 31 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Maidenhead 25.20% 26.27% 20.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 9 8
Average daily rate £301 £335 £315
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.29% +6.34%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £215 £234 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £480 £452
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £330 £335
% change year-on-year
+9.84% -1.49%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £37.50 -
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 Maidenhead

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

SQL Server 2008 Jobs Demand Trend in Maidenhead

SQL Server 2008
Daily Rate Trend in Maidenhead

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

SQL Server 2008 Daily Rate Trend in Maidenhead

SQL Server 2008
Hourly Rate Trend in Maidenhead

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

SQL Server 2008 Hourly Rate Trend in Maidenhead

SQL Server 2008
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Maidenhead

For the 6 months to 29 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Maidenhead 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 6 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 5 (83.33%) Microsoft
3 3 (50.00%) Active Directory
3 3 (50.00%) Dell
3 3 (50.00%) EMC
3 3 (50.00%) SAN
3 3 (50.00%) CA
3 3 (50.00%) MS Exchange
3 3 (50.00%) DHCP
3 3 (50.00%) DNS
3 3 (50.00%) IBM
3 3 (50.00%) Windows
3 3 (50.00%) CRM
3 3 (50.00%) Windows Server 2003
3 3 (50.00%) SQL Server 7
3 3 (50.00%) SQL Server 2000
3 3 (50.00%) Terminal Services
3 3 (50.00%) Symantec
3 3 (50.00%) Blackberry
3 3 (50.00%) X-Windows
3 3 (50.00%) VMware
3 3 (50.00%) NetBackup
3 3 (50.00%) Exchange Server 5.5
3 3 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2003
3 3 (50.00%) WSUS
3 3 (50.00%) SQL Server 2005
3 3 (50.00%) Windows 7
3 3 (50.00%) DFS Replication
3 3 (50.00%) vSphere
3 3 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008

SQL Server 2008
Top Related IT Skills in Maidenhead by Category

For the 6 months to 29 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Maidenhead 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 3 (50.00%) MS Exchange
1 3 (50.00%) Exchange Server 5.5
1 3 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2003
1 3 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2010
2 2 (33.33%) SharePoint 2013
2 2 (33.33%) SharePoint
2 2 (33.33%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 2 (33.33%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (33.33%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (16.67%) SAP ERP
2 1 (16.67%) SAP SD
2 1 (16.67%) SAP FI
2 1 (16.67%) SAP MM
2 1 (16.67%) SAP CRM
Communications & Networking
1 3 (50.00%) DHCP
1 3 (50.00%) DNS
1 3 (50.00%) SAN
2 1 (16.67%) RTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 3 (50.00%) SQL Server 7
2 3 (50.00%) SQL Server 2000
2 3 (50.00%) SQL Server 2005
3 2 (33.33%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 1 (16.67%) LSMW
Job Titles
1 3 (50.00%) Consultant
1 3 (50.00%) Systems Engineer
1 3 (50.00%) Senior Systems Engineer
1 3 (50.00%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
1 3 (50.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 2 (33.33%) Dynamics CRM Consultant
2 2 (33.33%) CRM Consultant
3 1 (16.67%) Data Consultant
3 1 (16.67%) SAP Data Migration Consultant
3 1 (16.67%) SAP Data Consultant
3 1 (16.67%) Technical Consultant
3 1 (16.67%) Data Migration Consultant
3 1 (16.67%) SAP Technical Consultant
3 1 (16.67%) Migration Consultant
3 1 (16.67%) SAP Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (50.00%) X-Windows
2 1 (16.67%) BAPI
Miscellaneous
1 3 (50.00%) Blackberry
2 1 (16.67%) AS400
2 1 (16.67%) Data Conversion
2 1 (16.67%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 3 (50.00%) Windows
1 3 (50.00%) Windows Server 2003
1 3 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 3 (50.00%) Windows 2000 Server
1 3 (50.00%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (50.00%) CRM
2 1 (16.67%) ERP
2 1 (16.67%) ETL
2 1 (16.67%) Validation
2 1 (16.67%) Migration
2 1 (16.67%) User Acceptance Testing
2 1 (16.67%) Data Migration
2 1 (16.67%) Data Cleansing
Programming Languages
1 1 (16.67%) SQL
1 1 (16.67%) T-SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (16.67%) GxP
1 1 (16.67%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 3 (50.00%) Active Directory
1 3 (50.00%) Terminal Services
1 3 (50.00%) DFS Replication
1 3 (50.00%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 3 (50.00%) NetBackup
1 3 (50.00%) WSUS
Vendors
1 5 (83.33%) Microsoft
2 3 (50.00%) Dell
2 3 (50.00%) EMC
2 3 (50.00%) CA
2 3 (50.00%) IBM
2 3 (50.00%) Symantec
2 3 (50.00%) VMware
3 1 (16.67%) SAP
3 1 (16.67%) Informatica