The table below looks at the statistics for SQL Server 2008 skills in IT contracts advertised for the Reading 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 27 August 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
27 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft SQL Server 2008
Rank 47 65 61
Rank change year-on-year
+18 -4
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 2008 20 13 25
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 2.32% 1.28% 1.94%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 15.04% 6.60% 14.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 6 13
Average daily rate
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£298 £371 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-19.86% -12.64%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £253 £284 £350
10% offered a daily rate of more than £410 £419 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £325 £320
% change year-on-year
- +1.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 4 3
Average hourly rate - £30.50 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -12.85%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.50 £30.50 £33.50
% change year-on-year
-36.06% -8.95%
SQL Server 2008
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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 Reading region.

Database & Business Intelligence Category
Reading
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Database & Business Intelligence category
133 197 173
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 15.41% 19.43% 13.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 72 80 64
Average daily rate £375 £380 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.31% +8.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £218 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £625 £490
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 9 3
Average hourly rate - £30.50 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -12.85%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £31.00 £32.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-4.61% +8.33%

SQL Server 2008
Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

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

SQL Server 2008 Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

SQL Server 2008
Daily Rate Trend in Reading

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

SQL Server 2008 Daily Rate Trend in Reading

SQL Server 2008
Daily Rate Histogram in Reading

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing SQL Server 2008 across the Reading region over the 3 months to 27 August 2014.

SQL Server 2008 Daily Rate Histogram in Reading

SQL Server 2008
Hourly Rate Trend in Reading

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

SQL Server 2008 Hourly Rate Trend in Reading

SQL Server 2008
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 27 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Reading 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 46 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 23 (50.00%) .NET
3 21 (45.65%) C#
4 20 (43.48%) SQL
4 20 (43.48%) SQL Server 2012
5 19 (41.30%) Microsoft
6 16 (34.78%) SQL Server 2005
7 12 (26.09%) MVC
7 12 (26.09%) T-SQL
7 12 (26.09%) WCF
8 11 (23.91%) .NET Framework
8 11 (23.91%) ASP.NET
8 11 (23.91%) Windows
9 10 (21.74%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 10 (21.74%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
10 9 (19.57%) Security Cleared
10 9 (19.57%) Scrum
10 9 (19.57%) JavaScript
10 9 (19.57%) Data Warehouse
11 8 (17.39%) SharePoint
11 8 (17.39%) Microsoft Certification
11 8 (17.39%) HTML
11 8 (17.39%) XML
11 8 (17.39%) Windows Server 2008
11 8 (17.39%) QlikView
12 7 (15.22%) UML
12 7 (15.22%) BizTalk Server
12 7 (15.22%) Windows Server 2003
12 7 (15.22%) SQL Server 2000
12 7 (15.22%) OO

SQL Server 2008
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 27 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Reading 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 8 (17.39%) SharePoint
2 7 (15.22%) BizTalk Server
3 3 (6.52%) MS Exchange
3 3 (6.52%) SharePoint Server
3 3 (6.52%) SharePoint 2010
3 3 (6.52%) Exchange Server 2010
4 2 (4.35%) IIS
5 1 (2.17%) SharePoint 2013
5 1 (2.17%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 1 (2.17%) ArcGIS
Applications
1 6 (13.04%) MS Excel
2 3 (6.52%) InfoPath
3 1 (2.17%) PowerPivot
3 1 (2.17%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.17%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (2.17%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (8.70%) SAN
2 2 (4.35%) Firewall
2 2 (4.35%) DNS
3 1 (2.17%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 46 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 20 (43.48%) SQL Server 2012
3 16 (34.78%) SQL Server 2005
4 10 (21.74%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 9 (19.57%) Data Warehouse
6 8 (17.39%) QlikView
7 7 (15.22%) SQL Server 2000
7 7 (15.22%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 4 (8.70%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 3 (6.52%) EDRMS
9 3 (6.52%) MS Access
10 2 (4.35%) BusinessObjects
10 2 (4.35%) Microsoft Analysis Services
10 2 (4.35%) OLAP
10 2 (4.35%) Crystal Reports
10 2 (4.35%) BusinessObjects XI
11 1 (2.17%) PerformancePoint
11 1 (2.17%) Business Intelligence Development Studio
11 1 (2.17%) Oracle Database
11 1 (2.17%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 6 (13.04%) Visual Studio
2 4 (8.70%) NUnit
2 4 (8.70%) Git (software)
2 4 (8.70%) SoapUI
3 1 (2.17%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
3 1 (2.17%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 6 (13.04%) Finance
2 5 (10.87%) Publishing
3 1 (2.17%) Military
Job Titles
1 29 (63.04%) Developer
2 9 (19.57%) C# Developer
3 7 (15.22%) .NET Developer
4 6 (13.04%) ASP.NET Developer
5 5 (10.87%) Business Intelligence Developer
5 5 (10.87%) Support Engineer
5 5 (10.87%) C# ASP.NET Developer
5 5 (10.87%) C# .NET Developer
5 5 (10.87%) QlikView Developer
6 4 (8.70%) Software Developer
6 4 (8.70%) Analyst
6 4 (8.70%) DBA
6 4 (8.70%) SQL DBA
7 3 (6.52%) SharePoint Developer
8 2 (4.35%) Report Developer
8 2 (4.35%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
8 2 (4.35%) Business Intelligence Analyst
8 2 (4.35%) SQL Developer
8 2 (4.35%) Analyst Developer
8 2 (4.35%) 3rd Line Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (50.00%) .NET
2 12 (26.09%) WCF
3 11 (23.91%) ASP.NET
3 11 (23.91%) .NET Framework
4 10 (21.74%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
5 8 (17.39%) XML
5 8 (17.39%) HTML
6 6 (13.04%) CSS
6 6 (13.04%) ASP.NET MVC
6 6 (13.04%) jQuery
7 5 (10.87%) ASP.NET MVC 4
8 4 (8.70%) HTML5
8 4 (8.70%) CSS3
8 4 (8.70%) ASP.NET MVC 3
8 4 (8.70%) SOAP
8 4 (8.70%) Web Services
8 4 (8.70%) XSLT
9 3 (6.52%) Ajax
9 3 (6.52%) WPF
9 3 (6.52%) WF
Miscellaneous
1 6 (13.04%) Clustering
2 3 (6.52%) Replication
3 1 (2.17%) Blackberry
3 1 (2.17%) Mainframe
3 1 (2.17%) Computer Science
3 1 (2.17%) IBM Mainframe
3 1 (2.17%) Open Source
3 1 (2.17%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 11 (23.91%) Windows
2 8 (17.39%) Windows Server 2008
3 7 (15.22%) Windows Server 2003
4 3 (6.52%) UNIX
4 3 (6.52%) Windows Server 2012
5 2 (4.35%) Linux
6 1 (2.17%) Windows 7
6 1 (2.17%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (26.09%) MVC
2 9 (19.57%) Scrum
3 7 (15.22%) Business Intelligence
3 7 (15.22%) UML
3 7 (15.22%) OO
3 7 (15.22%) Data Modelling
3 7 (15.22%) Migration
4 6 (13.04%) Workflow
4 6 (13.04%) Agile Software Development
5 5 (10.87%) TDD
5 5 (10.87%) SOA
5 5 (10.87%) Data Analysis
5 5 (10.87%) Software Engineering
5 5 (10.87%) User Acceptance Testing
5 5 (10.87%) Performance Management
5 5 (10.87%) Kanban
5 5 (10.87%) BDD
6 4 (8.70%) Web Application Development
6 4 (8.70%) Change Data Capture
6 4 (8.70%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 21 (45.65%) C#
2 20 (43.48%) SQL
3 12 (26.09%) T-SQL
4 9 (19.57%) JavaScript
5 3 (6.52%) C
5 3 (6.52%) VBA
6 2 (4.35%) C++
7 1 (2.17%) Java
7 1 (2.17%) VB6
7 1 (2.17%) VB
Qualifications
1 9 (19.57%) Security Cleared
2 8 (17.39%) Microsoft Certification
3 7 (15.22%) MCTS
4 5 (10.87%) SC Cleared
5 3 (6.52%) DV Cleared
6 2 (4.35%) MCSE
7 1 (2.17%) MCSD
7 1 (2.17%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (6.52%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (8.70%) Active Directory
2 3 (6.52%) Hyper-V
3 1 (2.17%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 5 (10.87%) SCCM
1 5 (10.87%) SCOM
Vendors
1 19 (41.30%) Microsoft
2 6 (13.04%) Oracle
3 2 (4.35%) Business Objects
3 2 (4.35%) SAP
3 2 (4.35%) VMware
4 1 (2.17%) Fujitsu
4 1 (2.17%) NetApp
4 1 (2.17%) ESRI
4 1 (2.17%) Cisco
4 1 (2.17%) IBM
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