The table below looks at the statistics for SQL Server 2008 skills in IT contracts advertised for the South East 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 23 January 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
23 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft SQL Server 2008
Rank 146 69 73
Rank change year-on-year
-77 +4
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 2008 110 193 174
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 1.19% 2.29% 2.30%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 7.12% 11.36% 12.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 58 110 96
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£325 £325 £325
90% offered a daily rate of more than £247 £246 £268
10% offered a daily rate of more than £408 £450 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £313
% change year-on-year
+7.53% +4.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 6 13
Average hourly rate £46.25 £31.50 £25.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+46.82% +23.52%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.25 £26.71 £22.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £53.25 £36.25 £39.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £28.69 £30.25 £26.00
% change year-on-year
-5.15% +16.34%
SQL Server 2008
England

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 South East region.

Database & Business Intelligence Category
South East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Database & Business Intelligence category
1545 1699 1432
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 16.73% 20.16% 18.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 891 856 800
Average daily rate £375 £365 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.73% +4.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £495 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £340 £335
% change year-on-year
+6.61% +1.49%
Number of hourly rates quoted 32 59 34
Average hourly rate £36.50 £22.50 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+62.22% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.50 £13.98 £15.90
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.65 £37.50 £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £34.00 £27.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+25.92% -10.00%

SQL Server 2008
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

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

SQL Server 2008 Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

SQL Server 2008
Daily Rate Trend in the South East

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

SQL Server 2008 Daily Rate Trend in the South East

SQL Server 2008
Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing SQL Server 2008 across the South East region over the 3 months to 23 January 2015.

SQL Server 2008 Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

SQL Server 2008
Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

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

SQL Server 2008 Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

SQL Server 2008
Hourly Rate Histogram in the South East

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing SQL Server 2008 across the South East region over the 3 months to 23 January 2015.

SQL Server 2008 Hourly Rate Histogram in the South East

SQL Server 2008
Contract Job Locations in the South East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing SQL Server 2008 within the South East region over the 3 months to 23 January 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Surrey -8 22 £313 -7.40% 8
Berkshire -24 20 £340 -17.57% 12
Hampshire -45 20 £323 -0.64% 14
Kent -11 16 £338 +5.46% 9
Buckinghamshire -26 11 £500 +47.05% 9
Oxfordshire -13 6 £163 -38.67% 3
West Sussex -13 5 £340 +32.03% 5
East Sussex -3 4 £325 -7.14% 2
Middlesex +4 3 £281 - 1
Sussex - - - -
SQL Server 2008
England

SQL Server 2008
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 23 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the South East 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.

1 317 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 183 (57.73%) SQL
3 126 (39.75%) .NET
4 122 (38.49%) C#
5 112 (35.33%) Microsoft
6 101 (31.86%) SQL Server 2012
7 99 (31.23%) Windows
8 92 (29.02%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 91 (28.71%) SQL Server 2005
10 80 (25.24%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 76 (23.97%) ASP.NET
12 67 (21.14%) T-SQL
13 63 (19.87%) Agile Software Development
14 62 (19.56%) Visual Studio
15 61 (19.24%) HTML
16 57 (17.98%) JavaScript
16 57 (17.98%) SQL Server Analysis Services
17 56 (17.67%) CSS
18 52 (16.40%) XML
19 51 (16.09%) MVC
20 47 (14.83%) Data Warehouse
21 46 (14.51%) Team Foundation Server
22 45 (14.20%) Business Intelligence
23 43 (13.56%) SharePoint
24 42 (13.25%) Windows Server 2008
25 41 (12.93%) .NET Framework
26 39 (12.30%) Finance
26 39 (12.30%) jQuery
27 38 (11.99%) WCF
27 38 (11.99%) Security Cleared

SQL Server 2008
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 23 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the South East 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 43 (13.56%) SharePoint
2 26 (8.20%) IIS
3 25 (7.89%) BizTalk Server
4 21 (6.62%) SharePoint 2010
5 18 (5.68%) MS Exchange
6 10 (3.15%) SharePoint Server
6 10 (3.15%) Exchange Server 2013
7 9 (2.84%) CMS
8 7 (2.21%) SharePoint 2013
8 7 (2.21%) Exchange Server 2010
8 7 (2.21%) Exchange Server 2003
9 5 (1.58%) LiveCycle
9 5 (1.58%) Exchange Server 2007
10 3 (0.95%) Tomcat
10 3 (0.95%) SAS
10 3 (0.95%) Exchange Server 5.5
11 2 (0.63%) MS Project Server
11 2 (0.63%) Commerce Server 2007
11 2 (0.63%) Kentico
11 2 (0.63%) Sitefinity
Applications
1 38 (11.99%) MS Excel
2 11 (3.47%) MS Office
3 3 (0.95%) MS Project
3 3 (0.95%) SPSS
3 3 (0.95%) FastStats
4 2 (0.63%) PowerPivot
5 1 (0.32%) AutoCAD
5 1 (0.32%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 14 (4.42%) Dynamics CRM
2 5 (1.58%) Cognos Business Intelligence
3 2 (0.63%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 1 (0.32%) Oracle Applications
4 1 (0.32%) SAP CRM
4 1 (0.32%) Pivotal CRM
4 1 (0.32%) SAP SD
4 1 (0.32%) SAP FI
4 1 (0.32%) SAP MM
4 1 (0.32%) CODA-Financials
4 1 (0.32%) Agresso
4 1 (0.32%) SAP ERP
4 1 (0.32%) Remedy ITSM
4 1 (0.32%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 6 (1.89%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (0.63%) Office 365
3 1 (0.32%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 24 (7.57%) SAN
2 15 (4.73%) LAN
3 12 (3.79%) SSL
4 11 (3.47%) DHCP
4 11 (3.47%) DNS
5 10 (3.15%) TCP/IP
6 9 (2.84%) Firewall
7 8 (2.52%) WAN
7 8 (2.52%) SMTP
8 7 (2.21%) PBX
8 7 (2.21%) VoIP
8 7 (2.21%) IP Telephony
9 4 (1.26%) Internet
10 3 (0.95%) ISDN
10 3 (0.95%) Asterisk PBX
11 2 (0.63%) Cisco ASA
11 2 (0.63%) FTP
12 1 (0.32%) RTP
12 1 (0.32%) IPsec
12 1 (0.32%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 317 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 101 (31.86%) SQL Server 2012
3 92 (29.02%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 91 (28.71%) SQL Server 2005
5 80 (25.24%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 57 (17.98%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 47 (14.83%) Data Warehouse
8 34 (10.73%) Relational Database
9 33 (10.41%) SQL Server 2000
10 17 (5.36%) RDBMS
11 13 (4.10%) PowerCenter
12 10 (3.15%) OLAP
13 9 (2.84%) Oracle Database
14 8 (2.52%) Oracle Database 10g
15 7 (2.21%) OLTP
15 7 (2.21%) QlikView
16 5 (1.58%) Microsoft Analysis Services
16 5 (1.58%) Cognos Query Studio
16 5 (1.58%) Cognos Analysis Studio
16 5 (1.58%) Cognos Report Studio
Development Applications
1 62 (19.56%) Visual Studio
2 46 (14.51%) Team Foundation Server
3 10 (3.15%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
4 7 (2.21%) VSS/SourceSafe
5 6 (1.89%) Oracle APEX
5 6 (1.89%) MSTest
6 5 (1.58%) JIRA
7 4 (1.26%) Git (software)
8 3 (0.95%) Moq
8 3 (0.95%) NUnit
9 2 (0.63%) Subversion
9 2 (0.63%) Jenkins
10 1 (0.32%) TeamCity
10 1 (0.32%) MSBuild
10 1 (0.32%) Rhino Mocks
10 1 (0.32%) ReSharper
10 1 (0.32%) LSMW
10 1 (0.32%) NCrunch
General
1 39 (12.30%) Finance
2 25 (7.89%) Telecoms
3 11 (3.47%) Marketing
4 7 (2.21%) Banking
5 4 (1.26%) Legal
6 3 (0.95%) Manufacturing
6 3 (0.95%) Electronics
6 3 (0.95%) Publishing
6 3 (0.95%) Investment Banking
6 3 (0.95%) Retail
7 2 (0.63%) Financial Institution
7 2 (0.63%) Back Office
8 1 (0.32%) Advertising
8 1 (0.32%) Military
8 1 (0.32%) Korean Language
8 1 (0.32%) Retail Banking
8 1 (0.32%) Billing
8 1 (0.32%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 170 (53.63%) Developer
2 51 (16.09%) .NET Developer
3 47 (14.83%) Analyst
4 42 (13.25%) DBA
5 40 (12.62%) SQL DBA
6 30 (9.46%) SQL Developer
7 25 (7.89%) C# Developer
8 24 (7.57%) Administrator
9 23 (7.26%) SQL Server DBA
10 20 (6.31%) C# .NET Developer
11 16 (5.05%) Informatica Developer
12 15 (4.73%) ASP.NET Developer
13 12 (3.79%) Consultant
14 11 (3.47%) Support Analyst
14 11 (3.47%) Infrastructure Engineer
14 11 (3.47%) Business Intelligence Developer
15 10 (3.15%) Data Analyst
16 9 (2.84%) Web Developer
16 9 (2.84%) BizTalk Administrator
17 8 (2.52%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 126 (39.75%) .NET
2 76 (23.97%) ASP.NET
3 61 (19.24%) HTML
4 56 (17.67%) CSS
5 52 (16.40%) XML
6 41 (12.93%) .NET Framework
7 39 (12.30%) jQuery
8 38 (11.99%) WCF
9 37 (11.67%) ASP.NET MVC
10 29 (9.15%) Web Services
11 27 (8.52%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
12 15 (4.73%) WPF
13 14 (4.42%) HTML5
14 13 (4.10%) Ajax
14 13 (4.10%) Silverlight
15 10 (3.15%) REST
15 10 (3.15%) ASP.NET MVC 4
15 10 (3.15%) ASP.NET MVC 3
15 10 (3.15%) WinForms
16 8 (2.52%) LINQ
Miscellaneous
1 37 (11.67%) Clustering
2 28 (8.83%) Analytical Skills
3 16 (5.05%) Open Source
3 16 (5.05%) Replication
4 7 (2.21%) Blackberry
4 7 (2.21%) IVR
4 7 (2.21%) NHS
5 6 (1.89%) Credit Risk
6 5 (1.58%) GIS
6 5 (1.58%) Statistics
7 4 (1.26%) Data Structures
7 4 (1.26%) Computer Science
7 4 (1.26%) N-Tier
8 3 (0.95%) Digital Media
8 3 (0.95%) Social Media
8 3 (0.95%) Mobile App
9 2 (0.63%) Enterprise Software
9 2 (0.63%) Data Integration
9 2 (0.63%) Inversion of Control
9 2 (0.63%) E-Learning
Operating Systems
1 99 (31.23%) Windows
2 42 (13.25%) Windows Server 2008
3 29 (9.15%) Windows Server 2003
4 25 (7.89%) Windows Server 2012
5 8 (2.52%) Windows 7
6 7 (2.21%) UNIX
7 6 (1.89%) Windows 2000
8 5 (1.58%) AIX
9 4 (1.26%) Linux
10 3 (0.95%) Windows 2000 Server
11 1 (0.32%) Solaris
11 1 (0.32%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 63 (19.87%) Agile Software Development
2 51 (16.09%) MVC
3 45 (14.20%) Business Intelligence
4 32 (10.09%) Migration
4 32 (10.09%) TDD
5 28 (8.83%) Performance Tuning
6 27 (8.52%) ITIL
7 26 (8.20%) Scrum
8 25 (7.89%) CRM
8 25 (7.89%) ETL
9 24 (7.57%) Data Modelling
10 16 (5.05%) Data Analysis
11 14 (4.42%) Requirements Analysis
11 14 (4.42%) Kimball Methodology
12 13 (4.10%) Capacity Planning
13 12 (3.79%) Data Migration
13 12 (3.79%) SOA
13 12 (3.79%) Disaster Recovery
14 11 (3.47%) System Testing
14 11 (3.47%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 183 (57.73%) SQL
2 122 (38.49%) C#
3 67 (21.14%) T-SQL
4 57 (17.98%) JavaScript
5 34 (10.73%) PowerShell
6 18 (5.68%) VB.NET
7 14 (4.42%) VBScript
8 10 (3.15%) Java
9 8 (2.52%) PL/SQL
10 7 (2.21%) XAML
11 6 (1.89%) VB
12 5 (1.58%) Bash Shell
13 4 (1.26%) Korn
13 4 (1.26%) Shell Script
13 4 (1.26%) VBA
14 3 (0.95%) XPath
15 2 (0.63%) Ruby
16 1 (0.32%) Perl
16 1 (0.32%) C++
16 1 (0.32%) Python
Qualifications
1 38 (11.99%) Security Cleared
2 30 (9.46%) SC Cleared
3 17 (5.36%) Microsoft Certification
4 15 (4.73%) MCTS
5 9 (2.84%) CCNA
5 9 (2.84%) Cisco Certification
6 5 (1.58%) DV Cleared
6 5 (1.58%) Degree
7 4 (1.26%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 3 (0.95%) MCSA
9 1 (0.32%) MCP
9 1 (0.32%) PRINCE2 Certification
9 1 (0.32%) BC Cleared
9 1 (0.32%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (3.47%) SLA
2 2 (0.63%) QA
3 1 (0.32%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 1 (0.32%) GxP
System Software
1 21 (6.62%) Active Directory
2 16 (5.05%) VMware Infrastructure
3 8 (2.52%) vSphere
4 7 (2.21%) VMware ESX
4 7 (2.21%) XenDesktop
5 4 (1.26%) vCloud
6 3 (0.95%) Terminal Services
6 3 (0.95%) DFS Replication
7 2 (0.63%) Oracle RAC
8 1 (0.32%) Oracle RMAN
8 1 (0.32%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 17 (5.36%) SCOM
2 9 (2.84%) NetBackup
3 8 (2.52%) ARCserve
3 8 (2.52%) Norton AntiVirus
4 6 (1.89%) SCCM
5 5 (1.58%) WSUS
6 4 (1.26%) Opscode Chef
6 4 (1.26%) Puppet
6 4 (1.26%) Backup Exec
7 2 (0.63%) NetCrunch
7 2 (0.63%) HP Quality Center
7 2 (0.63%) BMC PATROL
8 1 (0.32%) EMC NetWorker
Vendors
1 112 (35.33%) Microsoft
2 29 (9.15%) VMware
3 24 (7.57%) Oracle
4 17 (5.36%) Informatica
5 15 (4.73%) Citrix
6 14 (4.42%) Cisco
6 14 (4.42%) Symantec
7 12 (3.79%) BMC
7 12 (3.79%) HP
8 11 (3.47%) CA
9 10 (3.15%) Ektron
9 10 (3.15%) Cognos
10 8 (2.52%) 3PAR
10 8 (2.52%) Business Objects
11 7 (2.21%) SAP
11 7 (2.21%) EMC
11 7 (2.21%) Altiris
12 5 (1.58%) Sun
12 5 (1.58%) Adobe
13 4 (1.26%) Acronis
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Rate: Market Rates will apply
Posted: 2 days ago
Kent
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Rate: £300 - £350 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
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Rate: competitive
Posted: 11 days ago
Farnborough
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Rate: £30000 per annum
Posted: 11 days ago