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 24 April 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
24 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft SQL Server 2008
Rank 17 47 25
Rank change year-on-year
+30 -22
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 2008 49 13 17
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 10.04% 2.26% 5.11%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 29.52% 12.62% 20.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 42 11 13
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£375 £325 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.38% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £328 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.05% +0.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 £33.75 £30.75
% change year-on-year
-3.70% +9.75%
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
166 103 82
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 34.02% 17.88% 24.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 127 65 59
Average daily rate £350 £363 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.44% +11.53%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £203 £180 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £480 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £330
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 2 1
Average hourly rate £26.70 £28.88 £17.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.53% +69.85%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 £35.00 £28.00
% change year-on-year
-7.14% +25.00%

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 24 April 2015.

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 24 April 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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 +30 34 £290 -12.78% 5
Newport +3 14 £425 +30.76% 1
Merthyr Tydfil - 1 £400 -
SQL Server 2008
Wales

SQL Server 2008
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 24 April 2015, 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 73 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 45 (61.64%) SQL
3 41 (56.16%) XML
4 37 (50.68%) C#
5 34 (46.58%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 32 (43.84%) Web Services
7 31 (42.47%) SOAP
7 31 (42.47%) .NET
8 29 (39.73%) T-SQL
9 27 (36.99%) ASP.NET
10 25 (34.25%) Microsoft
11 23 (31.51%) SQL Server 2005
12 22 (30.14%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 22 (30.14%) MVC
13 21 (28.77%) Visual Studio
14 20 (27.40%) IIS
14 20 (27.40%) Agile Software Development
14 20 (27.40%) .NET Framework
14 20 (27.40%) WCF
15 19 (26.03%) Replication
16 18 (24.66%) ASP.NET MVC
16 18 (24.66%) TDD
17 17 (23.29%) Clustering
17 17 (23.29%) ETL
17 17 (23.29%) SQL Server 2000
18 16 (21.92%) Scrum
18 16 (21.92%) BDD
18 16 (21.92%) Team Foundation Server
18 16 (21.92%) Unit Testing
18 16 (21.92%) REST

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

For the 6 months to 24 April 2015, 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 20 (27.40%) IIS
Applications
1 3 (4.11%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 9 (12.33%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (1.37%) Cognos Business Intelligence
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.74%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 73 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 34 (46.58%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 23 (31.51%) SQL Server 2005
4 22 (30.14%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 17 (23.29%) SQL Server 2000
6 16 (21.92%) SQL Server 2012
7 11 (15.07%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 8 (10.96%) Data Warehouse
9 6 (8.22%) Microsoft Analysis Services
10 3 (4.11%) MS Access
11 2 (2.74%) DTS
12 1 (1.37%) OLAP Cube
12 1 (1.37%) OLAP
12 1 (1.37%) Crystal Reports
Development Applications
1 21 (28.77%) Visual Studio
2 16 (21.92%) Team Foundation Server
2 16 (21.92%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 6 (8.22%) Back Office
2 3 (4.11%) Finance
3 1 (1.37%) Banking
Job Titles
1 56 (76.71%) Developer
2 25 (34.25%) SQL Developer
3 20 (27.40%) .NET Developer
4 19 (26.03%) DBA
5 18 (24.66%) SQL DBA
6 11 (15.07%) SQL Server DBA
7 9 (12.33%) CRM Developer
8 8 (10.96%) Administrator
8 8 (10.96%) Server Administrator
9 7 (9.59%) Dynamics CRM Developer
10 4 (5.48%) Software Developer
11 3 (4.11%) Business Intelligence Developer
11 3 (4.11%) Microsoft Developer
11 3 (4.11%) SQL Server Developer
12 2 (2.74%) ASP.NET Developer
12 2 (2.74%) C# Developer
12 2 (2.74%) Analyst
12 2 (2.74%) C# .NET Developer
13 1 (1.37%) AWS Developer
13 1 (1.37%) Senior SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 41 (56.16%) XML
2 32 (43.84%) Web Services
3 31 (42.47%) SOAP
3 31 (42.47%) .NET
4 27 (36.99%) ASP.NET
5 20 (27.40%) .NET Framework
5 20 (27.40%) WCF
6 18 (24.66%) ASP.NET MVC
7 16 (21.92%) REST
8 11 (15.07%) CSS
8 11 (15.07%) HTML
9 4 (5.48%) Silverlight
9 4 (5.48%) HTML5
9 4 (5.48%) Microsoft Enterprise Library
9 4 (5.48%) Entity Framework
10 2 (2.74%) ASP.NET MVC 4
10 2 (2.74%) ASP.NET Web Forms
11 1 (1.37%) MDX
Miscellaneous
1 19 (26.03%) Replication
2 17 (23.29%) Clustering
3 11 (15.07%) NHS
4 5 (6.85%) Management Information System
5 1 (1.37%) Mainframe
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (30.14%) MVC
2 20 (27.40%) Agile Software Development
3 18 (24.66%) TDD
4 17 (23.29%) ETL
5 16 (21.92%) Scrum
5 16 (21.92%) BDD
5 16 (21.92%) Unit Testing
6 14 (19.18%) Performance Tuning
7 9 (12.33%) CRM
7 9 (12.33%) Migration
7 9 (12.33%) Data Migration
8 8 (10.96%) Information Security
9 7 (9.59%) Business Intelligence
10 2 (2.74%) Change Management
10 2 (2.74%) Data Modelling
10 2 (2.74%) Project Management
10 2 (2.74%) Change Control
11 1 (1.37%) Mentoring
11 1 (1.37%) Kimball Methodology
11 1 (1.37%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 45 (61.64%) SQL
2 37 (50.68%) C#
3 29 (39.73%) T-SQL
4 11 (15.07%) JavaScript
5 1 (1.37%) C
Qualifications
1 15 (20.55%) Security Cleared
2 13 (17.81%) SC Cleared
3 1 (1.37%) MCITP
3 1 (1.37%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (1.37%) MCDBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (12.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (1.37%) Sarbanes-Oxley
Vendors
1 25 (34.25%) Microsoft
2 4 (5.48%) Cognos
3 1 (1.37%) Business Objects
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