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 3 June 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
3 Jun 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft SQL Server 2008
Rank 119 85 76
Rank change year-on-year
-34 -9
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 2008 136 191 200
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 1.47% 2.13% 2.48%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 7.89% 11.42% 13.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 101 156 128
Average daily rate
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£350 £380 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.89% +8.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £265 £271
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £425 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
-3.70% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 10
Average hourly rate £48.00 £52.50 £31.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-8.57% +68.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.00 £23.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
- -29.23%
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
1723 1672 1527
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 18.64% 18.62% 18.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 1088 950 837
Average daily rate £375 £375 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £260 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £488
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+3.57% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 18 33 57
Average hourly rate £22.50 £43.75 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-48.57% +45.83%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.95 £14.50 £17.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £48.00 £52.50 £47.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.00 £32.50 £29.50
% change year-on-year
-20.00% +10.16%

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 3 June 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
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 3 June 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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statistics and historical trends)
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 -7 35 £353 -14.28% 14
Buckinghamshire +7 26 £350 +27.85% 1
Hampshire +3 25 £324 -7.50% 15
West Sussex -27 12 £340 +23.63% 9
Berkshire -38 12 £350 -6.66% 14
Oxfordshire -13 10 £315 -3.07% 7
East Sussex -8 8 £325 -7.14% 5
Kent -5 6 £350 -17.64% 5
Sussex - 1 £400 -
SQL Server 2008
England

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

For the 6 months to 3 June 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.

1 249 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 163 (65.46%) SQL
3 98 (39.36%) .NET
4 95 (38.15%) C#
5 92 (36.95%) Windows
5 92 (36.95%) Microsoft
5 92 (36.95%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 90 (36.14%) SQL Server 2012
7 84 (33.73%) T-SQL
8 80 (32.13%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 66 (26.51%) SQL Server 2005
10 60 (24.10%) ASP.NET
11 56 (22.49%) SharePoint
11 56 (22.49%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 52 (20.88%) Windows Server 2008
13 50 (20.08%) VMware
14 49 (19.68%) Business Intelligence
15 48 (19.28%) Visual Studio
16 47 (18.88%) Data Warehouse
17 43 (17.27%) Agile Software Development
18 42 (16.87%) HTML
18 42 (16.87%) JavaScript
19 39 (15.66%) MVC
20 35 (14.06%) ETL
21 34 (13.65%) CSS
22 33 (13.25%) VMware Infrastructure
22 33 (13.25%) jQuery
22 33 (13.25%) Windows Server 2012
23 32 (12.85%) Finance
23 32 (12.85%) XML

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

For the 6 months to 3 June 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 56 (22.49%) SharePoint
2 22 (8.84%) MS Exchange
3 18 (7.23%) IIS
4 16 (6.43%) SharePoint 2010
4 16 (6.43%) SharePoint 2013
5 14 (5.62%) Exchange Server 2010
6 10 (4.02%) Lync
7 9 (3.61%) Exchange Server 2013
8 8 (3.21%) SharePoint Server
8 8 (3.21%) Exchange Server 2007
9 7 (2.81%) CMS
10 5 (2.01%) Exchange Server 2003
11 4 (1.61%) MediaWiki
12 3 (1.20%) Sitecore CMS
13 2 (0.80%) nginx
13 2 (0.80%) Apache
14 1 (0.40%) ColdFusion
14 1 (0.40%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
14 1 (0.40%) Apache Solr
14 1 (0.40%) LiveCycle
Applications
1 28 (11.24%) MS Excel
2 16 (6.43%) MS Office
3 5 (2.01%) InfoPath
4 4 (1.61%) PowerPivot
5 2 (0.80%) MS Project
6 1 (0.40%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 17 (6.83%) Dynamics CRM
2 4 (1.61%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (0.40%) Cognos Business Intelligence
3 1 (0.40%) Agresso
3 1 (0.40%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 4 (1.61%) Office 365
2 2 (0.80%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (0.40%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (0.40%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 25 (10.04%) SAN
2 16 (6.43%) LAN
3 15 (6.02%) DNS
4 14 (5.62%) DHCP
5 10 (4.02%) WAN
5 10 (4.02%) Firewall
6 7 (2.81%) NAS
7 6 (2.41%) Intranet
8 5 (2.01%) VLAN
9 4 (1.61%) Cisco IOS
9 4 (1.61%) Cisco Nexus
9 4 (1.61%) Internet
9 4 (1.61%) DWDM
9 4 (1.61%) SMTP
9 4 (1.61%) VPN
10 3 (1.20%) SNMP
10 3 (1.20%) Extranet
10 3 (1.20%) Structured Cabling
10 3 (1.20%) Fibre Channel
10 3 (1.20%) Cisco ASA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 249 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 92 (36.95%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 90 (36.14%) SQL Server 2012
4 80 (32.13%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 66 (26.51%) SQL Server 2005
6 56 (22.49%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 47 (18.88%) Data Warehouse
8 19 (7.63%) Relational Database
9 11 (4.42%) OLAP Cube
9 11 (4.42%) MySQL
9 11 (4.42%) OLAP
9 11 (4.42%) Microsoft Analysis Services
10 10 (4.02%) Oracle Database
10 10 (4.02%) SQL Server 2000
11 9 (3.61%) RDBMS
12 8 (3.21%) Oracle Database 11g
13 5 (2.01%) QlikView
14 4 (1.61%) PerformancePoint
14 4 (1.61%) SSDT
14 4 (1.61%) Star Schema
Development Applications
1 48 (19.28%) Visual Studio
2 30 (12.05%) Team Foundation Server
3 6 (2.41%) Git (software)
4 4 (1.61%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
4 4 (1.61%) VSS/SourceSafe
5 3 (1.20%) NUnit
5 3 (1.20%) Subversion
5 3 (1.20%) TeamCity
6 2 (0.80%) Moq
7 1 (0.40%) Hudson
7 1 (0.40%) MSBuild
7 1 (0.40%) Jenkins
7 1 (0.40%) Ant
7 1 (0.40%) Rhino Mocks
7 1 (0.40%) JIRA
7 1 (0.40%) Oracle APEX
7 1 (0.40%) Selenium
General
1 32 (12.85%) Finance
2 9 (3.61%) Telecoms
3 7 (2.81%) Banking
4 5 (2.01%) Investment Banking
4 5 (2.01%) Marketing
5 4 (1.61%) Automotive
6 2 (0.80%) Manufacturing
6 2 (0.80%) Military
7 1 (0.40%) Advertising
7 1 (0.40%) Games
7 1 (0.40%) Aerospace
7 1 (0.40%) Front Office
7 1 (0.40%) Back Office
7 1 (0.40%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 136 (54.62%) Developer
2 46 (18.47%) .NET Developer
3 42 (16.87%) SQL Developer
4 34 (13.65%) DBA
5 32 (12.85%) SQL DBA
6 28 (11.24%) C# Developer
7 26 (10.44%) Business Intelligence Developer
7 26 (10.44%) C# .NET Developer
8 23 (9.24%) Analyst
9 20 (8.03%) SQL Server DBA
10 16 (6.43%) SQL Server Developer
11 11 (4.42%) Consultant
11 11 (4.42%) SharePoint Developer
12 10 (4.02%) Administrator
13 9 (3.61%) ASP.NET Developer
14 8 (3.21%) Infrastructure Engineer
14 8 (3.21%) Data Analyst
14 8 (3.21%) Architect
14 8 (3.21%) C# ASP.NET Developer
15 7 (2.81%) ETL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 98 (39.36%) .NET
2 60 (24.10%) ASP.NET
3 42 (16.87%) HTML
4 34 (13.65%) CSS
5 33 (13.25%) jQuery
6 32 (12.85%) XML
7 29 (11.65%) .NET Framework
8 27 (10.84%) Web Services
9 25 (10.04%) ASP.NET MVC
10 23 (9.24%) WCF
11 21 (8.43%) WPF
12 19 (7.63%) MDX
13 13 (5.22%) HTML5
14 12 (4.82%) Ajax
15 11 (4.42%) AngularJS
16 10 (4.02%) Entity Framework
17 9 (3.61%) ASP.NET MVC 4
17 9 (3.61%) Razor View Engine
17 9 (3.61%) ASP.NET Web API
18 7 (2.81%) ASP.NET Web Forms
Miscellaneous
1 22 (8.84%) Clustering
2 17 (6.83%) Replication
3 10 (4.02%) Analytical Skills
4 9 (3.61%) Data Structures
5 7 (2.81%) NHS
6 4 (1.61%) Management Information System
6 4 (1.61%) Informatics
6 4 (1.61%) Data Centre
6 4 (1.61%) Social Media
7 3 (1.20%) User Experience
7 3 (1.20%) Computer Science
7 3 (1.20%) Blog
7 3 (1.20%) Credit Risk
7 3 (1.20%) Data Integration
7 3 (1.20%) Client/Server
7 3 (1.20%) N-Tier
8 2 (0.80%) IVR
9 1 (0.40%) Spread Betting
9 1 (0.40%) Telematics
9 1 (0.40%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 92 (36.95%) Windows
2 52 (20.88%) Windows Server 2008
3 33 (13.25%) Windows Server 2012
4 25 (10.04%) Windows Server 2003
5 9 (3.61%) Linux
6 6 (2.41%) Windows 2000
6 6 (2.41%) Android
7 5 (2.01%) UNIX
8 4 (1.61%) AIX
8 4 (1.61%) Windows 7
9 2 (0.80%) CentOS
9 2 (0.80%) Windows Phone
9 2 (0.80%) Windows XP
9 2 (0.80%) Ubuntu
10 1 (0.40%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 1 (0.40%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 49 (19.68%) Business Intelligence
2 43 (17.27%) Agile Software Development
3 39 (15.66%) MVC
4 35 (14.06%) ETL
5 24 (9.64%) Performance Tuning
6 23 (9.24%) Migration
6 23 (9.24%) CRM
7 22 (8.84%) ITIL
8 18 (7.23%) Data Modelling
9 13 (5.22%) Data Analysis
9 13 (5.22%) MVVM
10 12 (4.82%) Kimball Methodology
10 12 (4.82%) Scrum
11 11 (4.42%) TDD
12 10 (4.02%) Web Development
12 10 (4.02%) Data Migration
13 9 (3.61%) Continuous Integration
13 9 (3.61%) ITIL V3
13 9 (3.61%) Problem Management
13 9 (3.61%) Content Management
Programming Languages
1 163 (65.46%) SQL
2 95 (38.15%) C#
3 84 (33.73%) T-SQL
4 42 (16.87%) JavaScript
5 22 (8.84%) PowerShell
6 17 (6.83%) VBScript
7 13 (5.22%) VB.NET
8 12 (4.82%) VB
9 9 (3.61%) C++
9 9 (3.61%) X++
10 8 (3.21%) Java
11 5 (2.01%) VBA
12 4 (1.61%) Shell Script
12 4 (1.61%) Ruby
12 4 (1.61%) Korn
12 4 (1.61%) Bourne shell
13 3 (1.20%) XPath
13 3 (1.20%) PL/SQL
13 3 (1.20%) Perl
14 2 (0.80%) PHP
Qualifications
1 26 (10.44%) Microsoft Certification
2 17 (6.83%) Security Cleared
3 16 (6.43%) SC Cleared
4 10 (4.02%) Degree
4 10 (4.02%) MCTS
4 10 (4.02%) Cisco Certification
5 8 (3.21%) MCSA
6 7 (2.81%) CCNA
6 7 (2.81%) MCSE
7 4 (1.61%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 3 (1.20%) DV Cleared
9 1 (0.40%) VCP4
9 1 (0.40%) MCITP
9 1 (0.40%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (2.41%) SLA
2 3 (1.20%) QA
3 2 (0.80%) 21 CFR Part 11
4 1 (0.40%) Solvency II
4 1 (0.40%) Data Quality
System Software
1 33 (13.25%) VMware Infrastructure
2 32 (12.85%) Active Directory
3 15 (6.02%) vSphere
4 11 (4.42%) VMware ESXi
5 8 (3.21%) Hyper-V
5 8 (3.21%) XenApp
5 8 (3.21%) XenDesktop
6 7 (2.81%) VMware ESX
7 3 (1.20%) LiteSpeed
7 3 (1.20%) Samba
8 1 (0.40%) DFS Replication
Systems Management
1 18 (7.23%) SCCM
2 11 (4.42%) SCOM
3 8 (3.21%) WSUS
4 6 (2.41%) NetBackup
5 4 (1.61%) ARCserve
5 4 (1.61%) Puppet
5 4 (1.61%) Opscode Chef
5 4 (1.61%) Forefront Identity Manager
6 3 (1.20%) OpenView
6 3 (1.20%) OVSD
7 2 (0.80%) EMC NetWorker
7 2 (0.80%) BMC PATROL
7 2 (0.80%) cPanel
7 2 (0.80%) Webmin
7 2 (0.80%) SCVMM
7 2 (0.80%) Plesk
8 1 (0.40%) HP Quality Center
8 1 (0.40%) vMotion
8 1 (0.40%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 92 (36.95%) Microsoft
2 50 (20.08%) VMware
3 24 (9.64%) Cisco
4 23 (9.24%) HP
5 13 (5.22%) Oracle
6 11 (4.42%) Citrix
7 9 (3.61%) NetApp
7 9 (3.61%) Brocade
7 9 (3.61%) Tableau
8 7 (2.81%) 3PAR
9 6 (2.41%) Telerik
10 5 (2.01%) Ektron
10 5 (2.01%) Business Objects
11 4 (1.61%) ProCurve
11 4 (1.61%) Altiris
11 4 (1.61%) CA
11 4 (1.61%) Symantec
12 3 (1.20%) Sitecore
12 3 (1.20%) SolarWinds
12 3 (1.20%) Sun
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Rate: £220 per day
Posted: 4 hours ago
Berkshire
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Rate: £375.00 - £425.00 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Brighton, East Sussex
Austin Fraser
Rate: £325 - £350 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Brighton, East Sussex
Think IT Recruitment
Rate: £280.00 - £320.00 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Surrey
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Rate: £250 - £300 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Brighton, East Sussex
Think IT Recruitment
Rate: £400.00 - £450.00 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Oxfordshire
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Rate: Up to £380 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
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Rate: Up to £380 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Oxfordshire
Austin Fraser
Rate: £350 - £400 per day
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Farnborough, Hampshire
Circle Recruitment
Rate: £400 - £440 per day
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Rate: From £325 to £375 per day direct - no agency margin
Posted: 7 days ago
Basingstoke
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Rate: £250 - £280 per annum
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Kent
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