The table below looks at the statistics for SQL Server 2008 skills in IT contracts advertised for the South Wales 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 30 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
30 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft SQL Server 2008
Rank 35 26 26
Rank change year-on-year
-9 0
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 2008 24 22 17
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 4.12% 4.97% 4.17%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 16.11% 17.74% 20.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 21 15
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£385 £325 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+18.46% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £316 £250 £248
10% offered a daily rate of more than £420 £400 £435
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 £20.25 £32.50 £33.25
% change year-on-year
-37.69% -2.25%
SQL Server 2008
Wales

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 Wales region.

Database & Business Intelligence Category
South Wales
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Database & Business Intelligence category
149 124 84
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 25.60% 27.99% 20.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 116 91 54
Average daily rate £350 £350 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £255 £250 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £428 £413 £395
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £340 £338
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +0.74%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 6 3
Average hourly rate £65.00 £12.50 £18.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+420.00% -30.55%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £24.20 £11.15 £14.80
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £129.00 £18.97 £19.60
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 £31.56 £32.00
% change year-on-year
+2.99% -1.39%

SQL Server 2008
Jobs Demand Trend in South Wales

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

SQL Server 2008 Jobs Demand Trend in South Wales

SQL Server 2008
Daily Rate Trend in South Wales

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

SQL Server 2008 Daily Rate Trend in South Wales

SQL Server 2008
Daily Rate Histogram in South Wales

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing SQL Server 2008 across the South Wales region over the 3 months to 30 September 2014.

SQL Server 2008 Daily Rate Histogram in South Wales

SQL Server 2008
Hourly Rate Trend in South Wales

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

SQL Server 2008 Hourly Rate Trend in South Wales

SQL Server 2008
Contract Job Locations in South Wales

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 Wales region over the 3 months to 30 September 2014. 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
Cardiff -6 14 £350 +10.23% 6
Newport -6 8 £405 +20.00% 2
Torfaen - 1 £390 - 1
Glamorgan - - - - 1
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SQL Server 2008
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 30 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South Wales 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 44 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 28 (63.64%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 27 (61.36%) SQL
3 27 (61.36%) SQL Server 2012
4 19 (43.18%) Microsoft
5 18 (40.91%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 14 (31.82%) SQL Server 2005
7 13 (29.55%) Windows
7 13 (29.55%) Data Warehouse
7 13 (29.55%) Business Intelligence
7 13 (29.55%) Security Cleared
8 11 (25.00%) SC Cleared
8 11 (25.00%) C#
9 10 (22.73%) Web Services
9 10 (22.73%) XML
9 10 (22.73%) WCF
9 10 (22.73%) Red Gate
10 9 (20.45%) ASP.NET MVC
10 9 (20.45%) SOAP
10 9 (20.45%) .NET
10 9 (20.45%) Oracle
10 9 (20.45%) ASP.NET
11 8 (18.18%) Visual Studio
11 8 (18.18%) T-SQL
11 8 (18.18%) Cognos
11 8 (18.18%) MVC
11 8 (18.18%) Team Foundation Server
11 8 (18.18%) ASP.NET MVC 3
12 7 (15.91%) REST
12 7 (15.91%) TDD

SQL Server 2008
Top Related IT Skills in South Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 30 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South Wales 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 (2.27%) IIS
1 1 (2.27%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 1 (2.27%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (2.27%) Oracle Financials
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.27%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.27%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 44 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 28 (63.64%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 27 (61.36%) SQL Server 2012
4 18 (40.91%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 14 (31.82%) SQL Server 2005
6 13 (29.55%) Data Warehouse
7 7 (15.91%) MySQL
8 6 (13.64%) SQL Server 2000
9 2 (4.55%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 2 (4.55%) MongoDB
9 2 (4.55%) Crystal Reports
9 2 (4.55%) DTS
9 2 (4.55%) Star Schema
10 1 (2.27%) DataStage
10 1 (2.27%) RDBMS
10 1 (2.27%) OLAP
10 1 (2.27%) NoSQL
10 1 (2.27%) Oracle OLAP
10 1 (2.27%) PostgreSQL
10 1 (2.27%) CorVu
Development Applications
1 8 (18.18%) Visual Studio
1 8 (18.18%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (4.55%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
3 1 (2.27%) QuickTest Pro
3 1 (2.27%) LoadRunner
3 1 (2.27%) Selenium
3 1 (2.27%) TestNG
General
1 7 (15.91%) Finance
2 4 (9.09%) Banking
3 1 (2.27%) Retail
3 1 (2.27%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 23 (52.27%) Developer
2 14 (31.82%) DBA
2 14 (31.82%) SQL DBA
3 8 (18.18%) Business Intelligence Developer
4 6 (13.64%) SQL Developer
5 5 (11.36%) .NET Developer
6 4 (9.09%) Analyst
7 3 (6.82%) Architect
7 3 (6.82%) Lead Developer
7 3 (6.82%) Business Intelligence Analyst
8 2 (4.55%) Administrator
8 2 (4.55%) Senior Developer
8 2 (4.55%) SQL Server DBA
8 2 (4.55%) Software Developer
8 2 (4.55%) Business Developer
8 2 (4.55%) Data Architect
9 1 (2.27%) Test Analyst
9 1 (2.27%) Technical Architect
9 1 (2.27%) Technical Analyst
9 1 (2.27%) ASP.NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (22.73%) Web Services
1 10 (22.73%) XML
1 10 (22.73%) WCF
2 9 (20.45%) ASP.NET MVC
2 9 (20.45%) .NET
2 9 (20.45%) ASP.NET
2 9 (20.45%) SOAP
3 8 (18.18%) ASP.NET MVC 3
4 7 (15.91%) REST
4 7 (15.91%) .NET Framework
5 6 (13.64%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
6 1 (2.27%) ASP.NET MVC 4
6 1 (2.27%) ASP.NET Web Forms
6 1 (2.27%) MDX
6 1 (2.27%) HTML
6 1 (2.27%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 3 (6.82%) Replication
1 3 (6.82%) NHS
2 2 (4.55%) Management Information System
3 1 (2.27%) AS400
3 1 (2.27%) Clustering
3 1 (2.27%) Statistics
3 1 (2.27%) iSeries
3 1 (2.27%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 13 (29.55%) Windows
2 5 (11.36%) Windows Server 2012
3 4 (9.09%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (4.55%) Windows Server 2003
4 2 (4.55%) UNIX
5 1 (2.27%) CentOS
5 1 (2.27%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (29.55%) Business Intelligence
2 8 (18.18%) MVC
3 7 (15.91%) TDD
3 7 (15.91%) Unit Testing
4 6 (13.64%) BDD
5 5 (11.36%) Agile Software Development
6 4 (9.09%) Change Control
6 4 (9.09%) Data Migration
6 4 (9.09%) Migration
6 4 (9.09%) ETL
7 3 (6.82%) Data Modelling
8 2 (4.55%) Business Analysis
8 2 (4.55%) Requirements Analysis
8 2 (4.55%) Data Mapping
8 2 (4.55%) Data Architecture
8 2 (4.55%) Database Tuning
8 2 (4.55%) Test Automation
8 2 (4.55%) Data Governance
8 2 (4.55%) Mentoring
9 1 (2.27%) Coaching
Programming Languages
1 27 (61.36%) SQL
2 11 (25.00%) C#
3 8 (18.18%) T-SQL
4 1 (2.27%) Java
4 1 (2.27%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 13 (29.55%) Security Cleared
2 11 (25.00%) SC Cleared
3 6 (13.64%) MCDBA
3 6 (13.64%) Microsoft Certification
3 6 (13.64%) MCITP
4 2 (4.55%) DV Cleared
5 1 (2.27%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (4.55%) Data Quality
2 1 (2.27%) QA
Systems Management
1 2 (4.55%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 19 (43.18%) Microsoft
2 10 (22.73%) Red Gate
3 9 (20.45%) Oracle
4 8 (18.18%) Cognos
5 2 (4.55%) IBM
6 1 (2.27%) HP
6 1 (2.27%) Informatica
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