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 19 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
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft SQL Server 2008
Rank 65 49 51
Rank change year-on-year
-16 +2
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 2008 7 17 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 0.85% 2.31% 1.83%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 5.74% 10.43% 7.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 16 6
Average daily rate
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£325 £373 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-12.75% +2.75%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £240 £330
10% offered a daily rate of more than £390 £395 £444
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 £19.50 £30.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-35.00% -14.28%
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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
122 163 169
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 14.84% 22.12% 23.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 80 91 86
Average daily rate £325 £370 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-12.16% +13.84%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £313 £199
10% offered a daily rate of more than £428 £450 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £345 £338
% change year-on-year
+1.44% +2.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 5 0
Average hourly rate - £13.50 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £30.00 £32.05
% change year-on-year
- -6.39%

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 19 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 14 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 8 (57.14%) .NET
2 8 (57.14%) SQL Server 2005
3 6 (42.86%) .NET Framework
3 6 (42.86%) C#
3 6 (42.86%) JavaScript
3 6 (42.86%) SQL
4 5 (35.71%) ASP.NET
4 5 (35.71%) MVC
5 3 (21.43%) jQuery
5 3 (21.43%) Performance Tuning
5 3 (21.43%) CSS
5 3 (21.43%) T-SQL
5 3 (21.43%) HTML
5 3 (21.43%) Visual Studio
5 3 (21.43%) Web Services
5 3 (21.43%) HP
5 3 (21.43%) Migration
5 3 (21.43%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 2 (14.29%) Papyrus
6 2 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
6 2 (14.29%) Exstream
6 2 (14.29%) CMS
6 2 (14.29%) VMware
6 2 (14.29%) Microsoft
6 2 (14.29%) Active Directory
6 2 (14.29%) SAN
6 2 (14.29%) BizTalk Server
6 2 (14.29%) ADO.NET
6 2 (14.29%) Windows

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

For the 6 months to 19 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 (14.29%) Papyrus
1 2 (14.29%) CMS
1 2 (14.29%) BizTalk Server
1 2 (14.29%) DNN
2 1 (7.14%) SharePoint Server
2 1 (7.14%) WebSphere
2 1 (7.14%) WebSphere Application Server
2 1 (7.14%) IIS
2 1 (7.14%) SharePoint
Business Applications
1 2 (14.29%) Exstream
Cloud Services
1 1 (7.14%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (14.29%) SAN
2 1 (7.14%) NAS
2 1 (7.14%) IPsec
2 1 (7.14%) Cisco ASA
2 1 (7.14%) TCP/IP
2 1 (7.14%) VPN
2 1 (7.14%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 8 (57.14%) SQL Server 2005
3 3 (21.43%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 2 (14.29%) Relational Database
4 2 (14.29%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 2 (14.29%) SQL Server 2012
5 1 (7.14%) DB2
5 1 (7.14%) OLAP
5 1 (7.14%) OLTP
5 1 (7.14%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 3 (21.43%) Visual Studio
2 2 (14.29%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (7.14%) MyEclipse
3 1 (7.14%) Eclipse
General
1 2 (14.29%) Marketing
2 1 (7.14%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 10 (71.43%) Developer
2 3 (21.43%) .NET Developer
3 2 (14.29%) Senior .NET Developer
3 2 (14.29%) Web Developer
3 2 (14.29%) Consultant
3 2 (14.29%) Senior Developer
3 2 (14.29%) MI Developer
4 1 (7.14%) BizTalk Developer
4 1 (7.14%) Administrator
4 1 (7.14%) DBA
4 1 (7.14%) Software Engineer
4 1 (7.14%) Java Developer
4 1 (7.14%) Java Software Engineer
4 1 (7.14%) SQL DBA
4 1 (7.14%) Project Engineer
4 1 (7.14%) SharePoint Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (57.14%) .NET
2 6 (42.86%) .NET Framework
3 5 (35.71%) ASP.NET
4 3 (21.43%) jQuery
4 3 (21.43%) CSS
4 3 (21.43%) HTML
4 3 (21.43%) Web Services
5 2 (14.29%) ADO.NET
5 2 (14.29%) MDX
5 2 (14.29%) WCF
6 1 (7.14%) AngularJS
6 1 (7.14%) ASP.NET MVC
6 1 (7.14%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
6 1 (7.14%) ICEfaces
6 1 (7.14%) Java EE
6 1 (7.14%) JSP
6 1 (7.14%) Struts
6 1 (7.14%) JSF
6 1 (7.14%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 2 (14.29%) Client/Server
1 2 (14.29%) N-Tier
1 2 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (7.14%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 2 (14.29%) Windows
1 2 (14.29%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (7.14%) Windows Server 2012
2 1 (7.14%) UNIX
2 1 (7.14%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (35.71%) MVC
2 3 (21.43%) Performance Tuning
2 3 (21.43%) Migration
3 2 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (14.29%) SOA
3 2 (14.29%) Web Development
3 2 (14.29%) Unit Testing
4 1 (7.14%) Kimball Methodology
4 1 (7.14%) Analytics
4 1 (7.14%) Capacity Planning
4 1 (7.14%) Requirements Analysis
4 1 (7.14%) Load Balancing
4 1 (7.14%) Performance Management
4 1 (7.14%) Mentoring
4 1 (7.14%) Coaching
4 1 (7.14%) ETL
4 1 (7.14%) Business Intelligence
4 1 (7.14%) OO
4 1 (7.14%) RAD
4 1 (7.14%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 6 (42.86%) C#
1 6 (42.86%) JavaScript
1 6 (42.86%) SQL
2 3 (21.43%) T-SQL
3 2 (14.29%) VBA
3 2 (14.29%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
4 1 (7.14%) Bash Shell
4 1 (7.14%) PowerShell
4 1 (7.14%) Java
4 1 (7.14%) VBScript
System Software
1 2 (14.29%) Active Directory
1 2 (14.29%) vSphere
2 1 (7.14%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 1 (7.14%) EMC NetWorker
Vendors
1 3 (21.43%) HP
2 2 (14.29%) VMware
2 2 (14.29%) Microsoft
3 1 (7.14%) Sitecore
3 1 (7.14%) Business Objects
3 1 (7.14%) Cisco
3 1 (7.14%) JBoss
3 1 (7.14%) EMC
3 1 (7.14%) Citrix