The table below looks at the statistics for SQL Server 2008 skills in IT contracts advertised for the Middlesex 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 April 2016 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.

3 months to
29 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft SQL Server 2008
Rank - - 27
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 2008 0 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Middlesex - - 0.42%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category - - 4.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 1
Average daily rate - - £300
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.75 £25.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
-5.00% -23.07%
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 Middlesex region.

Database & Business Intelligence Category
Middlesex
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Database & Business Intelligence category
35 16 23
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Middlesex 20.83% 10.06% 9.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 28 9 18
Average daily rate £425 £392 £330
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.48% +18.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £310 £275 £259
10% offered a daily rate of more than £513 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £48.50 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.00 £32.10 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+2.80% -8.28%

SQL Server 2008
Jobs Demand Trend in Middlesex

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

SQL Server 2008 Jobs Demand Trend in Middlesex

SQL Server 2008
Daily Rate Trend in Middlesex

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

SQL Server 2008 Daily Rate Trend in Middlesex

SQL Server 2008
Top 17 Related IT Skills in Middlesex

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Middlesex 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 1 (100.00%) SQL
1 1 (100.00%) Oracle
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (100.00%) ITIL
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
1 1 (100.00%) CRM
1 1 (100.00%) Toad
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 1 (100.00%) Northgate
1 1 (100.00%) Orchard
1 1 (100.00%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (100.00%) ITIL V3
1 1 (100.00%) Relational Database
1 1 (100.00%) Procure-to-pay
1 1 (100.00%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
1 1 (100.00%) Northgate Housing

SQL Server 2008
Top Related IT Skills in Middlesex by Category

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Middlesex 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.

Business Applications
1 1 (100.00%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (100.00%) Northgate Housing
1 1 (100.00%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (100.00%) Relational Database
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (100.00%) Toad
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Analyst
1 1 (100.00%) Business Support Analyst
1 1 (100.00%) Business Systems Analyst
1 1 (100.00%) Support Analyst
1 1 (100.00%) Systems Analyst
1 1 (100.00%) Systems Support
1 1 (100.00%) Systems Support Analyst
Operating Systems
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) CRM
1 1 (100.00%) ITIL
1 1 (100.00%) ITIL V3
1 1 (100.00%) Procure-to-pay
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) SQL
System Software
1 1 (100.00%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (100.00%) Northgate
1 1 (100.00%) Oracle
1 1 (100.00%) Orchard