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 16 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
16 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft SQL Server 2008
Rank 49 69 66
Rank change year-on-year
+20 -3
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 2008 20 8 29
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 2.31% 0.80% 2.13%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 16.26% 4.21% 15.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 5 17
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£338 £375 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.00% -11.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £268 £273 £340
10% offered a daily rate of more than £433 £420 £443
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £325 £325
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £27.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.50 £29.25 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-33.33% -16.42%
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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
123 190 187
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 14.20% 19.00% 13.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 73 81 64
Average daily rate £376 £400 £381
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.12% +4.91%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £219 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £625 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £345 £330
% change year-on-year
+1.44% +4.54%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 1
Average hourly rate - £16.00 £27.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -41.81%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £30.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
- -3.22%

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 16 September 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 16 September 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 42 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 21 (50.00%) .NET
3 19 (45.24%) C#
4 17 (40.48%) SQL
4 17 (40.48%) SQL Server 2012
5 16 (38.10%) SQL Server 2005
6 15 (35.71%) Microsoft
7 12 (28.57%) WCF
8 11 (26.19%) Agile Software Development
9 10 (23.81%) MVC
9 10 (23.81%) Scrum
9 10 (23.81%) .NET Framework
9 10 (23.81%) Data Warehouse
9 10 (23.81%) T-SQL
9 10 (23.81%) ASP.NET
10 9 (21.43%) Windows
10 9 (21.43%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
10 9 (21.43%) Security Cleared
11 8 (19.05%) XML
11 8 (19.05%) JavaScript
11 8 (19.05%) Data Modelling
11 8 (19.05%) Microsoft Certification
11 8 (19.05%) QlikView
11 8 (19.05%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 7 (16.67%) MCTS
12 7 (16.67%) Migration
12 7 (16.67%) SharePoint
12 7 (16.67%) BizTalk Server
12 7 (16.67%) Windows Server 2003
12 7 (16.67%) SQL Server 2000

SQL Server 2008
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 16 September 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 7 (16.67%) SharePoint
1 7 (16.67%) BizTalk Server
2 3 (7.14%) SharePoint Server
2 3 (7.14%) SharePoint 2010
3 2 (4.76%) Exchange Server 2010
3 2 (4.76%) MS Exchange
3 2 (4.76%) IIS
4 1 (2.38%) ArcGIS
4 1 (2.38%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 5 (11.90%) MS Excel
2 3 (7.14%) InfoPath
3 1 (2.38%) PowerPivot
3 1 (2.38%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (2.38%) Cognos Business Intelligence
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.38%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (2.38%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (7.14%) SAN
2 2 (4.76%) Firewall
2 2 (4.76%) DNS
3 1 (2.38%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 42 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 17 (40.48%) SQL Server 2012
3 16 (38.10%) SQL Server 2005
4 10 (23.81%) Data Warehouse
5 8 (19.05%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 8 (19.05%) QlikView
6 7 (16.67%) SQL Server 2000
7 5 (11.90%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 3 (7.14%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 3 (7.14%) EDRMS
8 3 (7.14%) OLAP
9 2 (4.76%) Microsoft Analysis Services
9 2 (4.76%) MS Access
10 1 (2.38%) Oracle Database
10 1 (2.38%) Relational Database
10 1 (2.38%) Cognos Query Studio
10 1 (2.38%) Cognos Analysis Studio
10 1 (2.38%) Cognos Report Studio
10 1 (2.38%) Cognos Framework Manager
10 1 (2.38%) Cognos Transformer
Development Applications
1 6 (14.29%) Visual Studio
2 4 (9.52%) NUnit
2 4 (9.52%) Git (software)
2 4 (9.52%) SoapUI
3 1 (2.38%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
3 1 (2.38%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 6 (14.29%) Finance
1 6 (14.29%) Publishing
2 1 (2.38%) Military
Job Titles
1 27 (64.29%) Developer
2 7 (16.67%) C# Developer
3 6 (14.29%) .NET Developer
3 6 (14.29%) QlikView Developer
4 5 (11.90%) ASP.NET Developer
5 4 (9.52%) Software Developer
5 4 (9.52%) DBA
5 4 (9.52%) C# .NET Developer
5 4 (9.52%) C# ASP.NET Developer
5 4 (9.52%) SQL DBA
6 3 (7.14%) SharePoint Developer
6 3 (7.14%) Business Intelligence Developer
6 3 (7.14%) Analyst
6 3 (7.14%) Support Engineer
7 2 (4.76%) 3rd Line Support
7 2 (4.76%) Consultant
7 2 (4.76%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
8 1 (2.38%) Microsoft Developer
8 1 (2.38%) SQL Server Consultant
8 1 (2.38%) Cognos Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (50.00%) .NET
2 12 (28.57%) WCF
3 10 (23.81%) ASP.NET
3 10 (23.81%) .NET Framework
4 9 (21.43%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
5 8 (19.05%) XML
6 6 (14.29%) HTML
7 5 (11.90%) CSS
7 5 (11.90%) ASP.NET MVC
7 5 (11.90%) jQuery
8 4 (9.52%) ASP.NET MVC 4
8 4 (9.52%) SOAP
8 4 (9.52%) Web Services
8 4 (9.52%) XSLT
9 3 (7.14%) Ajax
9 3 (7.14%) WPF
9 3 (7.14%) WF
9 3 (7.14%) Silverlight
9 3 (7.14%) ADO.NET
9 3 (7.14%) CAML
Miscellaneous
1 6 (14.29%) Clustering
2 4 (9.52%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (7.14%) Replication
4 1 (2.38%) Computer Science
4 1 (2.38%) Open Source
4 1 (2.38%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 9 (21.43%) Windows
2 7 (16.67%) Windows Server 2003
3 6 (14.29%) Windows Server 2008
4 3 (7.14%) UNIX
5 2 (4.76%) Windows Server 2012
5 2 (4.76%) Linux
6 1 (2.38%) Windows 7
6 1 (2.38%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (26.19%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (23.81%) MVC
2 10 (23.81%) Scrum
3 8 (19.05%) Data Modelling
4 7 (16.67%) UML
4 7 (16.67%) OO
4 7 (16.67%) Migration
5 6 (14.29%) Data Analysis
5 6 (14.29%) User Acceptance Testing
5 6 (14.29%) Kanban
5 6 (14.29%) Workflow
6 5 (11.90%) Business Intelligence
6 5 (11.90%) TDD
6 5 (11.90%) SOA
6 5 (11.90%) Software Engineering
6 5 (11.90%) BDD
6 5 (11.90%) Performance Management
7 4 (9.52%) Change Data Capture
7 4 (9.52%) AOP
7 4 (9.52%) Dependency Injection
Programming Languages
1 19 (45.24%) C#
2 17 (40.48%) SQL
3 10 (23.81%) T-SQL
4 8 (19.05%) JavaScript
5 2 (4.76%) C
5 2 (4.76%) C++
5 2 (4.76%) VBA
6 1 (2.38%) VB6
6 1 (2.38%) VB
6 1 (2.38%) Java
Qualifications
1 9 (21.43%) Security Cleared
2 8 (19.05%) Microsoft Certification
3 7 (16.67%) MCTS
4 5 (11.90%) SC Cleared
5 3 (7.14%) DV Cleared
6 2 (4.76%) MCSE
7 1 (2.38%) MCSD
7 1 (2.38%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (7.14%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (7.14%) Hyper-V
2 2 (4.76%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 4 (9.52%) SCCM
1 4 (9.52%) SCOM
Vendors
1 15 (35.71%) Microsoft
2 7 (16.67%) Oracle
3 2 (4.76%) Business Objects
3 2 (4.76%) VMware
4 1 (2.38%) Fujitsu
4 1 (2.38%) ESRI
4 1 (2.38%) SAP
4 1 (2.38%) Cognos
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