The table below looks at the statistics 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 29 May 2015 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
29 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft SQL Server 2008
Rank 26 31 35
Rank change year-on-year
+5 +4
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 2008 4 2 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Slough 1.58% 0.83% 1.61%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 15.38% 5.41% 5.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 2 0
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£413 £380 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.55% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
-3.70% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 3
Average hourly rate - - £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.00 £23.00 £31.25
% change year-on-year
- -26.40%
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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 Slough region.

Database & Business Intelligence Category
Slough
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Database & Business Intelligence category
26 37 67
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Slough 10.28% 15.35% 26.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 20 31
Average daily rate £500 £313 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+60.00% -16.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £294 £185 £201
10% offered a daily rate of more than £750 £375 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £350 £335
% change year-on-year
+4.28% +4.47%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 6
Average hourly rate - - £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £28.69 £34.50 £28.75
% change year-on-year
-16.84% +20.00%

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
Daily Rate Histogram in Slough

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing SQL Server 2008 across the Slough region over the 3 months to 29 May 2015.

SQL Server 2008 Daily Rate Histogram in Slough

SQL Server 2008
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Slough

For the 6 months to 29 May 2015, 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
1 4 (100.00%) Windows
1 4 (100.00%) Linux
1 4 (100.00%) MS Exchange
1 4 (100.00%) DHCP
1 4 (100.00%) VPN
1 4 (100.00%) DNS
1 4 (100.00%) HP
1 4 (100.00%) SAN
1 4 (100.00%) Firewall
1 4 (100.00%) VMware
1 4 (100.00%) Brocade
1 4 (100.00%) Exchange Server 2007
1 4 (100.00%) SCCM
1 4 (100.00%) ProCurve
1 4 (100.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 4 (100.00%) XenDesktop
1 4 (100.00%) vSphere
1 4 (100.00%) 3PAR
1 4 (100.00%) VMware ESXi
1 4 (100.00%) Exchange Server 2010
1 4 (100.00%) SQL Server 2012
1 4 (100.00%) Windows Server 2012
1 4 (100.00%) Exchange Server 2013
2 3 (75.00%) Structured Cabling
2 3 (75.00%) Samba
2 3 (75.00%) Fibre Channel
2 3 (75.00%) Lync
2 3 (75.00%) SolarWinds
2 3 (75.00%) XenApp

SQL Server 2008
Top Related IT Skills in Slough by Category

For the 6 months to 29 May 2015, 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 4 (100.00%) MS Exchange
1 4 (100.00%) Exchange Server 2007
1 4 (100.00%) Exchange Server 2010
1 4 (100.00%) Exchange Server 2013
2 3 (75.00%) Lync
Communications & Networking
1 4 (100.00%) DHCP
1 4 (100.00%) VPN
1 4 (100.00%) DNS
1 4 (100.00%) SAN
1 4 (100.00%) Firewall
2 3 (75.00%) Structured Cabling
2 3 (75.00%) Fibre Channel
2 3 (75.00%) Cisco ASA
2 3 (75.00%) VLAN
2 3 (75.00%) SNMP
2 3 (75.00%) LAN
2 3 (75.00%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 4 (100.00%) SQL Server 2012
General
1 2 (50.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 3 (75.00%) Consultant
2 2 (50.00%) Technical Consultant
3 1 (25.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 1 (25.00%) Technical Specialist
3 1 (25.00%) Senior Technical Consultant
3 1 (25.00%) Infrastructure Specialist
3 1 (25.00%) Infrastructure Consultant
3 1 (25.00%) Senior Consultant
Miscellaneous
1 2 (50.00%) Management Information System
2 1 (25.00%) Enterprise Storage
Operating Systems
1 4 (100.00%) Windows
1 4 (100.00%) Linux
1 4 (100.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 4 (100.00%) Windows Server 2012
2 3 (75.00%) Windows Server 2003
Programming Languages
1 3 (75.00%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 2 (50.00%) MCSE
1 2 (50.00%) MCSA
1 2 (50.00%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (25.00%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (100.00%) XenDesktop
1 4 (100.00%) vSphere
1 4 (100.00%) VMware ESXi
2 3 (75.00%) Samba
2 3 (75.00%) XenApp
2 3 (75.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (75.00%) Active Directory
3 1 (25.00%) DFS Replication
Systems Management
1 4 (100.00%) SCCM
Vendors
1 4 (100.00%) HP
1 4 (100.00%) VMware
1 4 (100.00%) Brocade
1 4 (100.00%) ProCurve
1 4 (100.00%) 3PAR
2 3 (75.00%) SolarWinds
2 3 (75.00%) Cisco