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 30 September 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
30 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft SQL Server 2008
Rank 63 50 54
Rank change year-on-year
-13 +4
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 2008 6 17 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 0.74% 2.28% 1.72%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 5.17% 10.30% 7.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 16 5
Average daily rate
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£313 £373 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-16.10% +6.42%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £240 £329
10% offered a daily rate of more than £360 £395 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £325 £325
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.25 £32.50 £33.25
% change year-on-year
-37.69% -2.25%
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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
116 165 156
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 14.27% 22.18% 22.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 73 88 80
Average daily rate £325 £375 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-13.33% +15.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £216 £313 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £450 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £340 £338
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +0.74%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 5 0
Average hourly rate £175.00 £13.50 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+1196.29% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 £31.56 £32.00
% change year-on-year
+2.99% -1.39%

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 30 September 2014, 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 13 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 7 (53.85%) .NET
2 7 (53.85%) SQL Server 2005
3 6 (46.15%) SQL
4 5 (38.46%) JavaScript
4 5 (38.46%) C#
4 5 (38.46%) ASP.NET
4 5 (38.46%) MVC
4 5 (38.46%) .NET Framework
5 3 (23.08%) jQuery
5 3 (23.08%) Performance Tuning
5 3 (23.08%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 3 (23.08%) Migration
5 3 (23.08%) CSS
5 3 (23.08%) HTML
5 3 (23.08%) T-SQL
6 2 (15.38%) Visual Studio
6 2 (15.38%) ADO.NET
6 2 (15.38%) Web Services
6 2 (15.38%) Windows
6 2 (15.38%) Client/Server
6 2 (15.38%) CMS
6 2 (15.38%) VMware
6 2 (15.38%) Agile Software Development
6 2 (15.38%) Microsoft
6 2 (15.38%) Active Directory
6 2 (15.38%) HP
6 2 (15.38%) SAN
6 2 (15.38%) Relational Database
6 2 (15.38%) SQL Server 2012

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

For the 6 months to 30 September 2014, 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 2 (15.38%) CMS
1 2 (15.38%) DNN
2 1 (7.69%) Papyrus
2 1 (7.69%) WebSphere
2 1 (7.69%) WebSphere Application Server
2 1 (7.69%) IIS
2 1 (7.69%) BizTalk Server
Business Applications
1 1 (7.69%) Exstream
Cloud Services
1 1 (7.69%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (15.38%) SAN
2 1 (7.69%) Firewall
2 1 (7.69%) IPsec
2 1 (7.69%) Cisco ASA
2 1 (7.69%) NAS
2 1 (7.69%) TCP/IP
2 1 (7.69%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 7 (53.85%) SQL Server 2005
3 3 (23.08%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 2 (15.38%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 2 (15.38%) SQL Server 2012
4 2 (15.38%) Relational Database
5 1 (7.69%) DB2
5 1 (7.69%) OLAP
5 1 (7.69%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (7.69%) OLTP
Development Applications
1 2 (15.38%) Visual Studio
1 2 (15.38%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (7.69%) Eclipse
2 1 (7.69%) MyEclipse
General
1 2 (15.38%) Marketing
2 1 (7.69%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 9 (69.23%) Developer
2 3 (23.08%) .NET Developer
3 2 (15.38%) Web Developer
3 2 (15.38%) Senior Developer
3 2 (15.38%) Senior .NET Developer
3 2 (15.38%) MI Developer
4 1 (7.69%) Software Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) BizTalk Developer
4 1 (7.69%) Administrator
4 1 (7.69%) Java Developer
4 1 (7.69%) Consultant
4 1 (7.69%) DBA
4 1 (7.69%) Java Software Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) SQL DBA
4 1 (7.69%) Project Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (53.85%) .NET
2 5 (38.46%) ASP.NET
2 5 (38.46%) .NET Framework
3 3 (23.08%) jQuery
3 3 (23.08%) CSS
3 3 (23.08%) HTML
4 2 (15.38%) ADO.NET
4 2 (15.38%) Web Services
4 2 (15.38%) MDX
5 1 (7.69%) WCF
5 1 (7.69%) Java EE
5 1 (7.69%) ICEfaces
5 1 (7.69%) ASP.NET MVC
5 1 (7.69%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
5 1 (7.69%) AngularJS
5 1 (7.69%) JSF
5 1 (7.69%) Ajax
5 1 (7.69%) JSP
5 1 (7.69%) Struts
Miscellaneous
1 2 (15.38%) Client/Server
1 2 (15.38%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (7.69%) N-Tier
2 1 (7.69%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 2 (15.38%) Windows
1 2 (15.38%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (7.69%) Windows Server 2012
2 1 (7.69%) Windows Server 2003
2 1 (7.69%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (38.46%) MVC
2 3 (23.08%) Migration
2 3 (23.08%) Performance Tuning
3 2 (15.38%) Web Development
3 2 (15.38%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (7.69%) Software Engineering
4 1 (7.69%) OO
4 1 (7.69%) RAD
4 1 (7.69%) SOA
4 1 (7.69%) ETL
4 1 (7.69%) Business Intelligence
4 1 (7.69%) Project Management
4 1 (7.69%) Service Delivery
4 1 (7.69%) Load Balancing
4 1 (7.69%) Unit Testing
4 1 (7.69%) Performance Management
4 1 (7.69%) Capacity Planning
4 1 (7.69%) Kimball Methodology
4 1 (7.69%) Analytics
4 1 (7.69%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 6 (46.15%) SQL
2 5 (38.46%) C#
2 5 (38.46%) JavaScript
3 3 (23.08%) T-SQL
4 2 (15.38%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
5 1 (7.69%) Java
5 1 (7.69%) VBScript
5 1 (7.69%) VBA
5 1 (7.69%) PowerShell
5 1 (7.69%) Bash Shell
System Software
1 2 (15.38%) Active Directory
1 2 (15.38%) vSphere
2 1 (7.69%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 1 (7.69%) EMC NetWorker
Vendors
1 2 (15.38%) Microsoft
1 2 (15.38%) HP
1 2 (15.38%) VMware
2 1 (7.69%) Sitecore
2 1 (7.69%) Business Objects
2 1 (7.69%) JBoss
2 1 (7.69%) Cisco
2 1 (7.69%) EMC
2 1 (7.69%) Citrix