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 17 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
17 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft SQL Server 2008
Rank 20 28 -
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 2008 6 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Middlesex 3.08% 0.45% -
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 16.22% 3.03% -
Number of daily rates quoted 5 0 0
Average daily rate
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£281 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £320 £313
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +2.40%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.50 £29.25 £26.50
% change year-on-year
+14.52% +10.37%
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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 Middlesex region.

Database & Business Intelligence Category
Middlesex
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Database & Business Intelligence category
37 33 36
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Middlesex 18.97% 14.73% 14.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 25 25 19
Average daily rate £350 £484 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-27.68% +48.92%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £259 £325 £324
10% offered a daily rate of more than £413 £525 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £325 £330
% change year-on-year
+10.76% -1.51%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £34.50 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £27.50 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+27.27% -15.38%

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 30 Related IT Skills in Middlesex

For the 6 months to 17 December 2014, 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 6 (100.00%) SQL
1 6 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 5 (83.33%) Oracle
2 5 (83.33%) HTML
2 5 (83.33%) JavaScript
2 5 (83.33%) CSS
2 5 (83.33%) VSS/SourceSafe
2 5 (83.33%) Microsoft
2 5 (83.33%) jQuery
2 5 (83.33%) Team Foundation Server
2 5 (83.33%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
3 4 (66.67%) Performance Monitoring
3 4 (66.67%) Windows Server 2008
3 4 (66.67%) Bash Shell
3 4 (66.67%) JIRA
3 4 (66.67%) SQL Server 2005
3 4 (66.67%) Korn
3 4 (66.67%) Migration
3 4 (66.67%) Shell Script
3 4 (66.67%) UNIX
3 4 (66.67%) Windows
3 4 (66.67%) AIX
3 4 (66.67%) MS Excel
3 4 (66.67%) MS Office
4 3 (50.00%) T-SQL
5 1 (16.67%) .NET
5 1 (16.67%) Visual Studio
5 1 (16.67%) C#
5 1 (16.67%) SLA
5 1 (16.67%) ASP.NET

SQL Server 2008
Top Related IT Skills in Middlesex by Category

For the 6 months to 17 December 2014, 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.

Application Platforms
1 1 (16.67%) CMS
1 1 (16.67%) Kentico
Applications
1 4 (66.67%) MS Excel
1 4 (66.67%) MS Office
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 4 (66.67%) SQL Server 2005
3 1 (16.67%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 5 (83.33%) VSS/SourceSafe
1 5 (83.33%) Team Foundation Server
1 5 (83.33%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
2 4 (66.67%) JIRA
3 1 (16.67%) Visual Studio
General
1 1 (16.67%) Advertising
1 1 (16.67%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 5 (83.33%) Analyst
1 5 (83.33%) Support Analyst
1 5 (83.33%) Applications Support
1 5 (83.33%) Applications Support Analyst
2 1 (16.67%) Developer
2 1 (16.67%) .NET Developer
2 1 (16.67%) C# Developer
2 1 (16.67%) ASP.NET Developer
2 1 (16.67%) C# ASP.NET Developer
2 1 (16.67%) C# .NET Developer
2 1 (16.67%) CMS Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (83.33%) HTML
1 5 (83.33%) CSS
1 5 (83.33%) jQuery
2 1 (16.67%) .NET
2 1 (16.67%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 1 (16.67%) Digital Media
Operating Systems
1 4 (66.67%) Windows Server 2008
1 4 (66.67%) UNIX
1 4 (66.67%) Windows
1 4 (66.67%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (66.67%) Performance Monitoring
1 4 (66.67%) Migration
2 1 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (16.67%) Digital Marketing
2 1 (16.67%) Unit Testing
2 1 (16.67%) Change Control
Programming Languages
1 6 (100.00%) SQL
2 5 (83.33%) JavaScript
3 4 (66.67%) Bash Shell
3 4 (66.67%) Korn
3 4 (66.67%) Shell Script
4 3 (50.00%) T-SQL
5 1 (16.67%) C#
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (16.67%) SLA
Vendors
1 5 (83.33%) Oracle
1 5 (83.33%) Microsoft