The table below looks at the statistics for SQL Server 2008 skills in IT contracts advertised for the Portsmouth 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 22 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
22 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft SQL Server 2008
Rank 18 17 13
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -4
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 2008 8 1 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Portsmouth 5.84% 0.86% 1.27%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 28.57% 4.17% 7.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 1 1
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£328 £315 £263
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.17% +20.00%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £320 £313
% change year-on-year
+9.37% +2.40%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £8.50 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £31.10 £31.75 £25.75
% change year-on-year
-2.06% +23.30%
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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 Portsmouth region.

Database & Business Intelligence Category
Portsmouth
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Database & Business Intelligence category
28 24 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Portsmouth 20.44% 20.69% 17.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 10 9
Average daily rate £350 £400 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-12.50% +45.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £267 £204
10% offered a daily rate of more than £416 £553 £341
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £325 £335
% change year-on-year
+11.53% -2.98%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 7 0
Average hourly rate £8.50 £30.00 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-71.66% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £28.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+25.00% -6.66%

SQL Server 2008
Jobs Demand Trend in Portsmouth

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

SQL Server 2008 Jobs Demand Trend in Portsmouth

SQL Server 2008
Daily Rate Trend in Portsmouth

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

SQL Server 2008 Daily Rate Trend in Portsmouth

SQL Server 2008
Hourly Rate Trend in Portsmouth

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

SQL Server 2008 Hourly Rate Trend in Portsmouth

SQL Server 2008
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Portsmouth

For the 6 months to 22 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Portsmouth 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 12 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 7 (58.33%) C#
3 6 (50.00%) SQL
3 6 (50.00%) .NET
3 6 (50.00%) ASP.NET
3 6 (50.00%) SQL Server 2005
3 6 (50.00%) Silverlight
4 5 (41.67%) Visual Studio
4 5 (41.67%) Windows
4 5 (41.67%) Microsoft
4 5 (41.67%) Load Balancing
4 5 (41.67%) Open Source
5 3 (25.00%) T-SQL
5 3 (25.00%) MS Project
5 3 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
5 3 (25.00%) TDD
5 3 (25.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 3 (25.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 3 (25.00%) Security Cleared
6 2 (16.67%) HTML
6 2 (16.67%) CSS
6 2 (16.67%) Data Modelling
6 2 (16.67%) Stakeholder Management
6 2 (16.67%) Scrum
6 2 (16.67%) V-Model
6 2 (16.67%) Git (software)
6 2 (16.67%) ASP.NET MVC
6 2 (16.67%) Waterfall
7 1 (8.33%) Java
7 1 (8.33%) JavaScript

SQL Server 2008
Top Related IT Skills in Portsmouth by Category

For the 6 months to 22 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Portsmouth 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 (8.33%) Tomcat
1 1 (8.33%) SharePoint
Applications
1 3 (25.00%) MS Project
2 1 (8.33%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (8.33%) Remedy ITSM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 6 (50.00%) SQL Server 2005
3 3 (25.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 3 (25.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (8.33%) Oracle Database
4 1 (8.33%) Oracle Database 10g
4 1 (8.33%) SQL Server 2000
4 1 (8.33%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 5 (41.67%) Visual Studio
2 2 (16.67%) Git (software)
3 1 (8.33%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (8.33%) Oracle APEX
General
1 1 (8.33%) Telecoms
1 1 (8.33%) Military
Job Titles
1 8 (66.67%) Developer
2 4 (33.33%) Programmer
3 3 (25.00%) SQL Developer
3 3 (25.00%) Software Developer
4 2 (16.67%) Software Programmer
4 2 (16.67%) Analyst
4 2 (16.67%) Analyst Programmer
5 1 (8.33%) Administrator
5 1 (8.33%) C# Developer
5 1 (8.33%) GIS Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (50.00%) .NET
1 6 (50.00%) ASP.NET
1 6 (50.00%) Silverlight
2 2 (16.67%) HTML
2 2 (16.67%) CSS
2 2 (16.67%) ASP.NET MVC
3 1 (8.33%) HTML5
3 1 (8.33%) ASP.NET MVC 3
3 1 (8.33%) PostGIS
3 1 (8.33%) SignalR
3 1 (8.33%) ASP.NET Web API
3 1 (8.33%) Ajax
3 1 (8.33%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 5 (41.67%) Open Source
2 1 (8.33%) GIS
2 1 (8.33%) CMDB
Operating Systems
1 5 (41.67%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (41.67%) Load Balancing
2 3 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (25.00%) TDD
3 2 (16.67%) Stakeholder Management
3 2 (16.67%) Scrum
3 2 (16.67%) Data Modelling
3 2 (16.67%) V-Model
3 2 (16.67%) Waterfall
4 1 (8.33%) Analytics
4 1 (8.33%) Continuous Integration
4 1 (8.33%) ITIL
4 1 (8.33%) Service Management
4 1 (8.33%) MVC
4 1 (8.33%) Validation
4 1 (8.33%) Information Management
Programming Languages
1 7 (58.33%) C#
2 6 (50.00%) SQL
3 3 (25.00%) T-SQL
4 1 (8.33%) VB.NET
4 1 (8.33%) Java
4 1 (8.33%) JavaScript
4 1 (8.33%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (25.00%) Security Cleared
2 1 (8.33%) BC Cleared
2 1 (8.33%) DV Cleared
Vendors
1 5 (41.67%) Microsoft
2 1 (8.33%) BMC
2 1 (8.33%) Remedy
2 1 (8.33%) Oracle