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 1 September 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
1 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft SQL Server 2008
Rank 35 38 34
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -4
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 2008 39 22 17
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 5.82% 3.83% 3.73%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 18.48% 14.67% 14.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 33 14 15
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£388 £405 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.32% +20.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £385 £297
10% offered a daily rate of more than £532 £490 £390
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.84% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £66.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £29.50 £20.00 £30.50
% change year-on-year
+47.50% -34.42%
SQL Server 2008
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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 South Wales region.

Database & Business Intelligence Category
South Wales
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Database & Business Intelligence category
211 150 118
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 31.49% 26.13% 25.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 155 112 89
Average daily rate £325 £350 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.14% +3.70%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £485 £490 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 3 2
Average hourly rate £26.40 £22.50 £11.15
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+17.33% +101.79%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.55 £31.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+8.22% -4.61%

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 1 September 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 1 September 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
Cardiff +1 18 £320 -11.72% 7
Newport +1 15 £493 +18.67% 1
Caerphilly - 2 £288 -
Glamorgan - 1 £388 - 1
SQL Server 2008
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SQL Server 2008
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 1 September 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 92 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 61 (66.30%) C#
3 54 (58.70%) .NET
4 50 (54.35%) MVC
5 48 (52.17%) Scrum
6 47 (51.09%) SQL
6 47 (51.09%) Unit Testing
7 45 (48.91%) TDD
8 43 (46.74%) XML
9 41 (44.57%) Visual Studio
9 41 (44.57%) .NET Framework
10 40 (43.48%) REST
11 39 (42.39%) Team Foundation Server
11 39 (42.39%) Agile Software Development
12 38 (41.30%) BDD
12 38 (41.30%) ASP.NET
12 38 (41.30%) Web Services
13 36 (39.13%) SOAP
14 34 (36.96%) ASP.NET MVC
15 30 (32.61%) SQL Server 2012
16 29 (31.52%) WCF
17 28 (30.43%) Microsoft
18 26 (28.26%) Security Cleared
19 24 (26.09%) SC Cleared
19 24 (26.09%) SQL Server Integration Services
20 23 (25.00%) T-SQL
20 23 (25.00%) IIS
20 23 (25.00%) ASP.NET Web API
21 22 (23.91%) SQL Server Reporting Services
21 22 (23.91%) ISO/IEC 27001

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

For the 6 months to 1 September 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 23 (25.00%) IIS
2 12 (13.04%) Elasticsearch
3 1 (1.09%) MS Exchange
3 1 (1.09%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 4 (4.35%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 4 (4.35%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (1.09%) Sage 1000
2 1 (1.09%) Sage 200
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.09%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 7 (7.61%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 92 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 30 (32.61%) SQL Server 2012
3 24 (26.09%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 22 (23.91%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 14 (15.22%) SQL Server 2005
6 11 (11.96%) SQL Server 2000
7 2 (2.17%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 2 (2.17%) MS Access
7 2 (2.17%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 41 (44.57%) Visual Studio
2 39 (42.39%) Team Foundation Server
3 14 (15.22%) Git (software)
4 13 (14.13%) SpecFlow
4 13 (14.13%) Selenium
5 11 (11.96%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
6 2 (2.17%) TeamCity
7 1 (1.09%) CruiseControl
7 1 (1.09%) Subversion
7 1 (1.09%) Octopus Deploy
General
1 13 (14.13%) Back Office
2 7 (7.61%) Pharmaceutical
3 4 (4.35%) Finance
4 2 (2.17%) Manufacturing
5 1 (1.09%) Banking
Job Titles
1 72 (78.26%) Developer
2 48 (52.17%) .NET Developer
3 24 (26.09%) SQL Developer
4 14 (15.22%) SQL DBA
4 14 (15.22%) DBA
5 8 (8.70%) SQL Server DBA
6 6 (6.52%) Administrator
6 6 (6.52%) Server Administrator
7 5 (5.43%) Agile .NET Developer
7 5 (5.43%) Software Developer
8 4 (4.35%) CRM Developer
8 4 (4.35%) SQL Server Developer
8 4 (4.35%) Dynamics CRM Developer
9 3 (3.26%) C# .NET Developer
9 3 (3.26%) Senior Developer
9 3 (3.26%) C# Developer
9 3 (3.26%) ASP.NET Developer
10 2 (2.17%) Database Developer
10 2 (2.17%) Consultant
10 2 (2.17%) Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 54 (58.70%) .NET
2 43 (46.74%) XML
3 41 (44.57%) .NET Framework
4 40 (43.48%) REST
5 38 (41.30%) Web Services
5 38 (41.30%) ASP.NET
6 36 (39.13%) SOAP
7 34 (36.96%) ASP.NET MVC
8 29 (31.52%) WCF
9 23 (25.00%) ASP.NET Web API
10 17 (18.48%) Entity Framework
11 14 (15.22%) jQuery
12 13 (14.13%) Ajax
12 13 (14.13%) HTML
12 13 (14.13%) CSS
13 8 (8.70%) ASP.NET Web Forms
14 7 (7.61%) ASP.NET MVC 4
15 4 (4.35%) Silverlight
15 4 (4.35%) HTML5
16 1 (1.09%) ASP.NET MVC 3
Miscellaneous
1 11 (11.96%) Clustering
2 10 (10.87%) NHS
3 9 (9.78%) Replication
4 6 (6.52%) User Experience
5 3 (3.26%) Management Information System
6 1 (1.09%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 4 (4.35%) Windows
2 3 (3.26%) Windows Server 2012
3 2 (2.17%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (1.09%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 50 (54.35%) MVC
2 48 (52.17%) Scrum
3 47 (51.09%) Unit Testing
4 45 (48.91%) TDD
5 39 (42.39%) Agile Software Development
6 38 (41.30%) BDD
7 14 (15.22%) Performance Tuning
8 12 (13.04%) SOA
8 12 (13.04%) ETL
9 11 (11.96%) Migration
10 9 (9.78%) Data Migration
11 7 (7.61%) Business Intelligence
12 5 (5.43%) CRM
13 3 (3.26%) Information Security
14 2 (2.17%) Information Management
14 2 (2.17%) Network Load Balancing
14 2 (2.17%) Release Management
14 2 (2.17%) ITIL
14 2 (2.17%) Service Management
14 2 (2.17%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 61 (66.30%) C#
2 47 (51.09%) SQL
3 23 (25.00%) T-SQL
4 13 (14.13%) JavaScript
5 1 (1.09%) C
Qualifications
1 26 (28.26%) Security Cleared
2 24 (26.09%) SC Cleared
3 3 (3.26%) DV Cleared
4 1 (1.09%) MCDBA
4 1 (1.09%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (1.09%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 22 (23.91%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 2 (2.17%) Hyper-V
1 2 (2.17%) VMware ESXi
Vendors
1 28 (30.43%) Microsoft
2 2 (2.17%) Cognos
2 2 (2.17%) VMware
3 1 (1.09%) Novell
3 1 (1.09%) Sage
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Total Recruitment Specialists Limited / TRG / Total recruitment group
Rate: £350 - £475 Per Day
Posted: 8 hours ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Hydrogen Group
Rate: £300.00 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Glamorgan
TRG
Rate: 350-475 Per Day
Posted: 15 days ago