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 3 July 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 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft SQL Server 2008
Rank 35 47 26
Rank change year-on-year
+12 -21
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 2008 36 20 16
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 6.07% 3.12% 4.36%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 18.56% 13.25% 22.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 30 15 10
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£416 £420 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.95% +24.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £285 £325 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £490 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £340 £325
% change year-on-year
-4.41% +4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.50 £22.50 £26.00
% change year-on-year
+4.44% -13.46%
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
194 151 71
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 32.72% 23.56% 19.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 150 115 54
Average daily rate £335 £375 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.66% -3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £288
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £525 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
- +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 3 0
Average hourly rate £16.80 £22.50 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-25.33% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £28.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+5.26% -5.00%

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 3 July 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 3 July 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
Newport 0 20 £425 -9.57%
Cardiff +11 15 £325 - 4
Caerphilly - 1 £288 - 1
SQL Server 2008
Wales

SQL Server 2008
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 3 July 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 67 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 44 (65.67%) SQL
3 35 (52.24%) C#
3 35 (52.24%) XML
4 29 (43.28%) SOAP
4 29 (43.28%) Web Services
5 28 (41.79%) ASP.NET
5 28 (41.79%) .NET
6 26 (38.81%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 25 (37.31%) Agile Software Development
8 24 (35.82%) MVC
8 24 (35.82%) T-SQL
8 24 (35.82%) Visual Studio
8 24 (35.82%) .NET Framework
9 23 (34.33%) Unit Testing
9 23 (34.33%) Team Foundation Server
9 23 (34.33%) ASP.NET MVC
9 23 (34.33%) BDD
9 23 (34.33%) REST
9 23 (34.33%) IIS
9 23 (34.33%) TDD
10 22 (32.84%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 21 (31.34%) Scrum
12 20 (29.85%) Microsoft
13 18 (26.87%) ETL
13 18 (26.87%) SQL Server 2005
14 16 (23.88%) Clustering
15 15 (22.39%) SQL Server 2012
15 15 (22.39%) Performance Tuning
16 14 (20.90%) Security Cleared

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

For the 6 months to 3 July 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 (34.33%) IIS
Applications
1 3 (4.48%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 5 (7.46%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (1.49%) Cognos Business Intelligence
2 1 (1.49%) Sage 1000
2 1 (1.49%) Sage 200
Database & Business Intelligence
1 67 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 26 (38.81%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 22 (32.84%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 18 (26.87%) SQL Server 2005
5 15 (22.39%) SQL Server 2012
6 11 (16.42%) SQL Server 2000
7 7 (10.45%) Data Warehouse
7 7 (10.45%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 4 (5.97%) Microsoft Analysis Services
9 3 (4.48%) MS Access
10 2 (2.99%) DTS
11 1 (1.49%) Crystal Reports
Development Applications
1 24 (35.82%) Visual Studio
2 23 (34.33%) Team Foundation Server
3 11 (16.42%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 6 (8.96%) Back Office
2 2 (2.99%) Finance
3 1 (1.49%) Manufacturing
3 1 (1.49%) Banking
Job Titles
1 50 (74.63%) Developer
2 23 (34.33%) .NET Developer
2 23 (34.33%) SQL Developer
3 18 (26.87%) DBA
4 17 (25.37%) SQL DBA
5 9 (13.43%) SQL Server DBA
6 8 (11.94%) Administrator
6 8 (11.94%) Server Administrator
7 5 (7.46%) CRM Developer
8 4 (5.97%) Dynamics CRM Developer
8 4 (5.97%) SQL Server Developer
9 3 (4.48%) Analyst
9 3 (4.48%) Software Developer
10 2 (2.99%) C# Developer
10 2 (2.99%) Agile .NET Developer
10 2 (2.99%) Server Specialist
10 2 (2.99%) Business Intelligence Developer
10 2 (2.99%) Microsoft Developer
10 2 (2.99%) C# .NET Developer
10 2 (2.99%) Database Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 35 (52.24%) XML
2 29 (43.28%) SOAP
2 29 (43.28%) Web Services
3 28 (41.79%) .NET
3 28 (41.79%) ASP.NET
4 24 (35.82%) .NET Framework
5 23 (34.33%) ASP.NET MVC
5 23 (34.33%) REST
6 7 (10.45%) ASP.NET Web API
7 5 (7.46%) HTML
7 5 (7.46%) CSS
8 4 (5.97%) WCF
8 4 (5.97%) Silverlight
8 4 (5.97%) HTML5
9 1 (1.49%) Entity Framework
9 1 (1.49%) Microsoft Enterprise Library
Miscellaneous
1 16 (23.88%) Clustering
2 11 (16.42%) Replication
3 6 (8.96%) NHS
4 5 (7.46%) User Experience
5 3 (4.48%) Management Information System
6 1 (1.49%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 1 (1.49%) Windows
1 1 (1.49%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (37.31%) Agile Software Development
2 24 (35.82%) MVC
3 23 (34.33%) TDD
3 23 (34.33%) Unit Testing
3 23 (34.33%) BDD
4 21 (31.34%) Scrum
5 18 (26.87%) ETL
6 15 (22.39%) Performance Tuning
7 12 (17.91%) Migration
8 11 (16.42%) Data Migration
9 6 (8.96%) Business Intelligence
10 5 (7.46%) CRM
11 3 (4.48%) Information Security
12 2 (2.99%) Information Management
12 2 (2.99%) Change Management
12 2 (2.99%) Project Management
12 2 (2.99%) Change Control
12 2 (2.99%) SDLC
13 1 (1.49%) Mentoring
13 1 (1.49%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 44 (65.67%) SQL
2 35 (52.24%) C#
3 24 (35.82%) T-SQL
4 5 (7.46%) JavaScript
5 1 (1.49%) C
Qualifications
1 14 (20.90%) Security Cleared
2 13 (19.40%) SC Cleared
3 1 (1.49%) MCDBA
3 1 (1.49%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (1.49%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (17.91%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (1.49%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 1 (1.49%) Hyper-V
1 1 (1.49%) VMware ESXi
Vendors
1 20 (29.85%) Microsoft
2 3 (4.48%) Cognos
3 1 (1.49%) Business Objects
3 1 (1.49%) Sage
3 1 (1.49%) VMware
Cardiff
CPS Group
Rate: £200 per day
Posted: 12 days ago
Caerphilly
Pertemps ERP
Rate: £275 - £300 per day all inclusive
Posted: 24 days ago