The first table below looks at the demand for SQL Server 2008 skills in IT contracts advertised for the Slough 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 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Database & Business Intelligence category for the Slough region.

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 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft SQL Server 2008
Rank 31 35 28
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -7
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 2008 2 4 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Slough 0.76% 1.44% 0.85%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 4.88% 7.02% 5.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 2
Average daily rate £380 - £385
90% offered a daily rate of more than £376 - £373
10% offered a daily rate of more than £384 - £397
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £320 £325
% change year-on-year
+1.56% -1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 0
Average hourly rate - £35.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 £30.25 £32.75
% change year-on-year
+7.43% -7.63%
Database & Business Intelligence Category
Slough
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Database & Business Intelligence category
41 57 34
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Slough 15.59% 20.58% 14.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 25 26 15
Average daily rate £375 £350 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £201 £305
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £545 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £330 £338
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -2.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 11 0
Average hourly rate £22.50 £35.00 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-35.71% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £28.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+25.00% +1.81%
SQL Server 2008
Berkshire

SQL Server 2008
Jobs Demand Trend in Slough

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

SQL Server 2008 Jobs Demand Trend in Slough

SQL Server 2008
Daily Rate Trend in Slough

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

SQL Server 2008 Daily Rate Trend in Slough

SQL Server 2008
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Slough

For the 6 months to 16 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Slough 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 4 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 3 (75.00%) .NET
2 3 (75.00%) C#
2 3 (75.00%) MVC
2 3 (75.00%) ASP.NET
3 2 (50.00%) SQL Server 2005
3 2 (50.00%) ASP.NET MVC
3 2 (50.00%) HTML
3 2 (50.00%) JavaScript
3 2 (50.00%) jQuery
4 1 (25.00%) Umbraco
4 1 (25.00%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (25.00%) SQL
4 1 (25.00%) T-SQL
4 1 (25.00%) Oracle
4 1 (25.00%) Visual Studio
4 1 (25.00%) Workflow
4 1 (25.00%) Migration
4 1 (25.00%) CMS
4 1 (25.00%) TDD
4 1 (25.00%) Ajax
4 1 (25.00%) BDD
4 1 (25.00%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
4 1 (25.00%) ASP.NET MVC 3
4 1 (25.00%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (25.00%) ASP.NET MVC 4
4 1 (25.00%) Data Transformation
4 1 (25.00%) NHibernate
4 1 (25.00%) .NET Framework
4 1 (25.00%) WCF

SQL Server 2008
Top Related IT Skills in Slough by Category

For the 6 months to 16 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Slough 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 (25.00%) CMS
1 1 (25.00%) Umbraco
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 2 (50.00%) SQL Server 2005
3 1 (25.00%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 1 (25.00%) Visual Studio
1 1 (25.00%) Team Foundation Server
Job Titles
1 3 (75.00%) Developer
2 1 (25.00%) .NET Developer
2 1 (25.00%) C# Developer
2 1 (25.00%) ASP.NET Developer
2 1 (25.00%) C# ASP.NET Developer
2 1 (25.00%) C# .NET Developer
2 1 (25.00%) Umbraco Developer
2 1 (25.00%) Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (75.00%) .NET
1 3 (75.00%) ASP.NET
2 2 (50.00%) jQuery
2 2 (50.00%) ASP.NET MVC
2 2 (50.00%) HTML
3 1 (25.00%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
3 1 (25.00%) ASP.NET MVC 3
3 1 (25.00%) ASP.NET MVC 4
3 1 (25.00%) CSS
3 1 (25.00%) XML
3 1 (25.00%) Ajax
3 1 (25.00%) NHibernate
3 1 (25.00%) .NET Framework
3 1 (25.00%) WCF
3 1 (25.00%) WPF
Operating Systems
1 1 (25.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (75.00%) MVC
2 1 (25.00%) Workflow
2 1 (25.00%) Migration
2 1 (25.00%) TDD
2 1 (25.00%) BDD
2 1 (25.00%) Data Transformation
Programming Languages
1 3 (75.00%) C#
2 2 (50.00%) JavaScript
3 1 (25.00%) SQL
3 1 (25.00%) T-SQL
Vendors
1 1 (25.00%) Oracle
1 1 (25.00%) Red Hat