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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SQL Server 2008 over the 3 months to 29 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
29 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft SQL Server 2008
Rank 39 19 50
Rank change year-on-year
-20 +31
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 2008 22 53 17
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 4.71% 9.58% 2.62%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 17.74% 28.49% 13.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 42 16
Median daily rate £300 £400 £339
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-25.00% +18.16%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £200 £293
10% offered a daily rate of more than £531 £450 £470
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £328 £338
% change year-on-year
+6.87% -2.96%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Median hourly rate £19.63 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £26.00 £23.00 £24.00
% change year-on-year
+13.04% -4.16%
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
124 186 128
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 26.55% 33.63% 19.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 77 147 85
Median daily rate £375 £350 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -9.67%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £203 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £468 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £363 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.58% +3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 2 2
Median hourly rate £19.63 £26.70 £28.88
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-26.49% -7.53%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.70 £20.46 £27.78
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.20 £32.94 £29.98
UK excluding London median hourly rate £33.50 £26.00 £31.50
% change year-on-year
+28.84% -17.46%

SQL Server 2008
Jobs Demand Trend in South Wales

The demand trend of contract jobs across the South Wales region citing SQL Server 2008 as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 29 May 2016.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing SQL Server 2008 within the South Wales region over the 3 months to 29 May 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Cardiff -19 15 £275 +1.85% 1
Neath Port Talbot - 2 £240 -
Bridgend - 1 £563 -
SQL Server 2008
Wales

SQL Server 2008
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 29 May 2016, IT contractor jobs citing SQL Server 2008 also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the South Wales region with a requirement for SQL Server 2008.

1 41 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 23 (56.10%) Windows
3 20 (48.78%) SQL
4 14 (34.15%) Security Cleared
5 13 (31.71%) Moodle
5 13 (31.71%) PHP
5 13 (31.71%) MySQL
5 13 (31.71%) Apache
6 12 (29.27%) Microsoft
7 11 (26.83%) ITIL
7 11 (26.83%) e-Learning
8 10 (24.39%) SC Cleared
8 10 (24.39%) User Acceptance Testing
8 10 (24.39%) Penetration Testing
8 10 (24.39%) Change Control
8 10 (24.39%) SQL Server 2012
8 10 (24.39%) Windows Server
9 9 (21.95%) ASP.NET Web API
9 9 (21.95%) WCF
9 9 (21.95%) Unit Testing
9 9 (21.95%) TDD
9 9 (21.95%) MVC
9 9 (21.95%) Visual Studio
9 9 (21.95%) .NET
9 9 (21.95%) C#
10 8 (19.51%) Scrum
10 8 (19.51%) jQuery
10 8 (19.51%) Selenium
10 8 (19.51%) .NET Framework
10 8 (19.51%) SpecFlow

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

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 13 (31.71%) Apache
1 13 (31.71%) Moodle
2 6 (14.63%) Elasticsearch
3 4 (9.76%) IIS
Applications
1 1 (2.44%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 7 (17.07%) TCP/IP
2 4 (9.76%) DNS
2 4 (9.76%) Firewall
2 4 (9.76%) VPN
3 3 (7.32%) VoIP
4 1 (2.44%) Reverse Proxy
Database & Business Intelligence
1 41 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 13 (31.71%) MySQL
3 10 (24.39%) SQL Server 2012
4 7 (17.07%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 7 (17.07%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 4 (9.76%) SQL Server 2014
6 2 (4.88%) BusinessObjects
6 2 (4.88%) Data Warehouse
6 2 (4.88%) OLAP
6 2 (4.88%) PowerPivot
6 2 (4.88%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 1 (2.44%) Couchbase
7 1 (2.44%) MongoDB
7 1 (2.44%) NoSQL
7 1 (2.44%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 9 (21.95%) Visual Studio
2 8 (19.51%) Selenium
2 8 (19.51%) SpecFlow
3 7 (17.07%) Git (software)
3 7 (17.07%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (2.44%) Jenkins
4 1 (2.44%) MbUnit
4 1 (2.44%) Mercurial
4 1 (2.44%) MSTest
4 1 (2.44%) NUnit
4 1 (2.44%) TeamCity
General
1 6 (14.63%) Back Office
2 2 (4.88%) Finance
Job Titles
1 28 (68.29%) Developer
2 11 (26.83%) Software Developer
3 9 (21.95%) .NET Developer
4 7 (17.07%) Moodle Developer
5 6 (14.63%) SQL Developer
6 5 (12.20%) Senior Developer
6 5 (12.20%) Senior Software Developer
7 4 (9.76%) SQL Server Developer
7 4 (9.76%) Support Engineer
8 3 (7.32%) Automation Developer
8 3 (7.32%) PHP Developer
8 3 (7.32%) SSIS Developer
9 2 (4.88%) Business Intelligence Developer
9 2 (4.88%) Microsoft Consultant
9 2 (4.88%) Platform Engineer
9 2 (4.88%) SQL BI Developer
9 2 (4.88%) SQL Server BI Developer
9 2 (4.88%) SQL Server Consultant
9 2 (4.88%) SSIS Consultant
9 2 (4.88%) SSRS Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (21.95%) .NET
1 9 (21.95%) ASP.NET Web API
1 9 (21.95%) WCF
2 8 (19.51%) .NET Framework
2 8 (19.51%) Entity Framework
2 8 (19.51%) jQuery
3 7 (17.07%) Ajax
3 7 (17.07%) REST
4 1 (2.44%) AngularJS
4 1 (2.44%) ASP.NET
4 1 (2.44%) ASP.NET MVC
4 1 (2.44%) CSS
4 1 (2.44%) CSS3
4 1 (2.44%) Gherkin
4 1 (2.44%) HTML
4 1 (2.44%) HTML5
4 1 (2.44%) KnockoutJS
Miscellaneous
1 11 (26.83%) e-Learning
2 6 (14.63%) NHS
3 5 (12.20%) Clustering
4 4 (9.76%) Management Information System
5 1 (2.44%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 23 (56.10%) Windows
2 10 (24.39%) Windows Server
3 7 (17.07%) Windows Server 2012
4 4 (9.76%) Linux
4 4 (9.76%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (2.44%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (26.83%) ITIL
2 10 (24.39%) Change Control
2 10 (24.39%) Penetration Testing
2 10 (24.39%) User Acceptance Testing
3 9 (21.95%) MVC
3 9 (21.95%) TDD
3 9 (21.95%) Unit Testing
4 8 (19.51%) BDD
4 8 (19.51%) Scrum
5 7 (17.07%) Business Intelligence
5 7 (17.07%) Project Management
6 6 (14.63%) SOA
7 5 (12.20%) Agile Software Development
8 3 (7.32%) Robotic Process Automation
8 3 (7.32%) Server Building
9 2 (4.88%) Analytics
9 2 (4.88%) Database Optimisation
9 2 (4.88%) Dimensional Modelling
9 2 (4.88%) ETL Development
9 2 (4.88%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 20 (48.78%) SQL
2 13 (31.71%) PHP
3 9 (21.95%) C#
4 7 (17.07%) T-SQL
5 1 (2.44%) JavaScript
5 1 (2.44%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 14 (34.15%) Security Cleared
2 10 (24.39%) SC Cleared
3 3 (7.32%) CCNA
3 3 (7.32%) Cisco Certification
4 2 (4.88%) DV Cleared
5 1 (2.44%) BPSS Clearance
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (12.20%) HMG Security Policy Framework
1 5 (12.20%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 4 (9.76%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 4 (9.76%) Active Directory
1 4 (9.76%) Hyper-V
1 4 (9.76%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 1 (2.44%) Oracle RMAN
Vendors
1 12 (29.27%) Microsoft
2 3 (7.32%) Cisco
3 1 (2.44%) Blue Prism
3 1 (2.44%) HP
3 1 (2.44%) Oracle