The table below looks at the statistics for SQL Server 2008 skills in IT contracts advertised for the Milton Keynes 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 31 July 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
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft SQL Server 2008
Rank 59 59 46
Rank change year-on-year
0 -13
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 2008 14 8 21
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 1.64% 0.89% 2.97%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 5.96% 5.16% 17.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 5 18
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£388 £300 £370
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+29.16% -18.91%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £340 £270 £307
10% offered a daily rate of more than £407 £360 £440
UK excluding London average daily rate £330 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+1.53% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £28.50 £20.00 £26.00
% change year-on-year
+42.50% -23.07%
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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 Milton Keynes region.

Database & Business Intelligence Category
Milton Keynes
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Database & Business Intelligence category
235 155 122
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 27.45% 17.22% 17.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 107 105 71
Average daily rate £388 £325 £370
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+19.23% -12.16%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £257 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £438 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.28% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 2 2
Average hourly rate £22.50 £16.75 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+34.32% -16.25%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £28.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+5.26% -5.00%

SQL Server 2008
Jobs Demand Trend in Milton Keynes

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

SQL Server 2008 Jobs Demand Trend in Milton Keynes

SQL Server 2008
Daily Rate Trend in Milton Keynes

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

SQL Server 2008 Daily Rate Trend in Milton Keynes

SQL Server 2008
Hourly Rate Trend in Milton Keynes

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

SQL Server 2008 Hourly Rate Trend in Milton Keynes

SQL Server 2008
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Milton Keynes 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 21 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 15 (71.43%) .NET
3 13 (61.90%) SQL
4 12 (57.14%) C#
5 10 (47.62%) T-SQL
5 10 (47.62%) Web Services
6 9 (42.86%) WCF
7 8 (38.10%) .NET Framework
7 8 (38.10%) SQL Server 2012
8 7 (33.33%) Visual Studio
9 6 (28.57%) MVC
9 6 (28.57%) VMware
9 6 (28.57%) PowerShell
10 5 (23.81%) VMware Infrastructure
10 5 (23.81%) Hyper-V
10 5 (23.81%) SCOM
10 5 (23.81%) Unit Testing
10 5 (23.81%) SQL Server 2005
10 5 (23.81%) Dynamics CRM
10 5 (23.81%) High Availability
10 5 (23.81%) Lync
10 5 (23.81%) Clustering
10 5 (23.81%) Microsoft
10 5 (23.81%) IIS
10 5 (23.81%) Windows
10 5 (23.81%) CRM
10 5 (23.81%) SharePoint
11 4 (19.05%) EDI
11 4 (19.05%) SOA
11 4 (19.05%) Apache

SQL Server 2008
Top Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Milton Keynes 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 5 (23.81%) IIS
1 5 (23.81%) SharePoint
1 5 (23.81%) Lync
2 4 (19.05%) BizTalk Server
2 4 (19.05%) Apache
2 4 (19.05%) MQSeries
3 1 (4.76%) MS Exchange
Business Applications
1 5 (23.81%) Dynamics CRM
Communications & Networking
1 4 (19.05%) Wireshark
2 1 (4.76%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 8 (38.10%) SQL Server 2012
3 5 (23.81%) SQL Server 2005
4 4 (19.05%) MySQL
5 1 (4.76%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (4.76%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 1 (4.76%) OLAP Cube
5 1 (4.76%) OLAP
5 1 (4.76%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (4.76%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 7 (33.33%) Visual Studio
2 4 (19.05%) Fiddler
3 3 (14.29%) Git (software)
4 1 (4.76%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 3 (14.29%) Finance
Job Titles
1 8 (38.10%) Developer
2 6 (28.57%) .NET Developer
3 4 (19.05%) Consultant
3 4 (19.05%) BizTalk Consultant
4 3 (14.29%) Software Engineer
4 3 (14.29%) .NET Software Engineer
4 3 (14.29%) C# Software Engineer
5 2 (9.52%) C# Developer
5 2 (9.52%) 3rd Line Support
5 2 (9.52%) Senior Developer
5 2 (9.52%) Database Specialist
5 2 (9.52%) Senior .NET Developer
6 1 (4.76%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
6 1 (4.76%) C# .NET Developer
6 1 (4.76%) WPF Developer
6 1 (4.76%) Support Engineer
6 1 (4.76%) Support Specialist
6 1 (4.76%) DBA
6 1 (4.76%) Business Intelligence Developer
6 1 (4.76%) SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (71.43%) .NET
2 10 (47.62%) Web Services
3 9 (42.86%) WCF
4 8 (38.10%) .NET Framework
5 4 (19.05%) ASP.NET MVC
5 4 (19.05%) WPF
5 4 (19.05%) XML
5 4 (19.05%) XSD
5 4 (19.05%) XSLT
5 4 (19.05%) MSMQ
5 4 (19.05%) EDI
5 4 (19.05%) ASP.NET
5 4 (19.05%) AngularJS
6 3 (14.29%) ASP.NET Web Forms
6 3 (14.29%) Backbone.js
6 3 (14.29%) KnockoutJS
6 3 (14.29%) React
6 3 (14.29%) HTML
6 3 (14.29%) Ajax
6 3 (14.29%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 5 (23.81%) Clustering
2 3 (14.29%) Computer Science
3 2 (9.52%) Client/Server
4 1 (4.76%) Telematics
4 1 (4.76%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 5 (23.81%) Windows
2 1 (4.76%) Windows Server 2003
2 1 (4.76%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (4.76%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (28.57%) MVC
2 5 (23.81%) CRM
2 5 (23.81%) Unit Testing
2 5 (23.81%) High Availability
3 4 (19.05%) Multithreading
3 4 (19.05%) Capacity Planning
3 4 (19.05%) MVVM
3 4 (19.05%) Waterfall
3 4 (19.05%) SOA
3 4 (19.05%) ITIL
3 4 (19.05%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (14.29%) Software Engineering
4 3 (14.29%) Incident Management
4 3 (14.29%) OOP
4 3 (14.29%) OO
5 2 (9.52%) Web Development
5 2 (9.52%) Mentoring
6 1 (4.76%) Resource Management
6 1 (4.76%) Change Control
6 1 (4.76%) Kimball Methodology
Programming Languages
1 13 (61.90%) SQL
2 12 (57.14%) C#
3 10 (47.62%) T-SQL
4 6 (28.57%) PowerShell
5 4 (19.05%) PL/SQL
6 3 (14.29%) C++
6 3 (14.29%) JavaScript
7 1 (4.76%) Bash Shell
7 1 (4.76%) VBScript
7 1 (4.76%) VB
Qualifications
1 4 (19.05%) Security Cleared
2 3 (14.29%) Degree
2 3 (14.29%) SC Cleared
3 2 (9.52%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (14.29%) SLA
System Software
1 5 (23.81%) VMware Infrastructure
1 5 (23.81%) Hyper-V
2 1 (4.76%) XenApp
2 1 (4.76%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 5 (23.81%) SCOM
2 4 (19.05%) Forefront Identity Manager
3 3 (14.29%) OpenView
3 3 (14.29%) OVSD
Vendors
1 6 (28.57%) VMware
2 5 (23.81%) Microsoft
3 3 (14.29%) HP
3 3 (14.29%) Remedy
4 1 (4.76%) Cisco
4 1 (4.76%) Citrix