The table below looks at the statistics for SQL Server 2008 skills in IT contracts advertised for the Salisbury 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 18 8 11
Rank change year-on-year
-10 +3
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 2008 3 3 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Salisbury 3.85% 9.09% 11.86%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 11.11% 30.00% 53.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 3 1
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£325 £220 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+47.72% -20.00%
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 Salisbury region.

Database & Business Intelligence Category
Salisbury
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Database & Business Intelligence category
27 10 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Salisbury 34.62% 30.30% 22.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 6 2
Average daily rate £328 £308 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.50% +11.81%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £345 £338
% change year-on-year
+1.44% +2.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 1
Average hourly rate - £55.00 £40.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +37.50%
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 Salisbury

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

SQL Server 2008 Jobs Demand Trend in Salisbury

SQL Server 2008
Daily Rate Trend in Salisbury

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

SQL Server 2008 Daily Rate Trend in Salisbury

SQL Server 2008
Hourly Rate Trend in Salisbury

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

SQL Server 2008 Hourly Rate Trend in Salisbury

SQL Server 2008
Top 23 Related IT Skills in Salisbury

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Salisbury 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 6 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 6 (100.00%) SQL Server 2005
2 5 (83.33%) Informatics
2 5 (83.33%) JavaScript
2 5 (83.33%) XML
2 5 (83.33%) XSLT
2 5 (83.33%) HL7
3 1 (16.67%) SharePoint 2010
3 1 (16.67%) C#
3 1 (16.67%) SC Cleared
3 1 (16.67%) Security Cleared
3 1 (16.67%) PowerShell
3 1 (16.67%) MS Excel
3 1 (16.67%) SharePoint
3 1 (16.67%) Microsoft
3 1 (16.67%) MVC
3 1 (16.67%) Telecoms
3 1 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (16.67%) .NET
3 1 (16.67%) Visual Studio
3 1 (16.67%) Web Services
3 1 (16.67%) WCF
3 1 (16.67%) MS Project Server

SQL Server 2008
Top Related IT Skills in Salisbury by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Salisbury 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 (16.67%) SharePoint 2010
1 1 (16.67%) SharePoint
1 1 (16.67%) MS Project Server
Applications
1 1 (16.67%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 6 (100.00%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 1 (16.67%) Visual Studio
General
1 1 (16.67%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 5 (83.33%) Integration Specialist
2 1 (16.67%) Developer
2 1 (16.67%) SharePoint Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (83.33%) XML
1 5 (83.33%) XSLT
2 1 (16.67%) .NET
2 1 (16.67%) Web Services
2 1 (16.67%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 5 (83.33%) Informatics
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (16.67%) MVC
1 1 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
Programming Languages
1 5 (83.33%) JavaScript
2 1 (16.67%) C#
2 1 (16.67%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 1 (16.67%) SC Cleared
1 1 (16.67%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (83.33%) HL7
Vendors
1 1 (16.67%) Microsoft