The first table below looks at the demand for SQL Server 2008 skills in IT contracts advertised for the South West 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 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Database & Business Intelligence category for the South West region.

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 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft SQL Server 2008
Rank 55 55 36
Rank change year-on-year
0 -19
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 2008 88 61 126
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 2.87% 2.85% 4.13%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 13.88% 13.38% 19.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 59 41 78
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£325 £360 £329
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-9.72% +9.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £213 £247
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £475 £433
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £325 £325
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 0 12
Average hourly rate £20.00 - £43.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £26.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-23.07% -25.71%
Database & Business Intelligence Category
South West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Database & Business Intelligence category
634 456 647
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 20.69% 21.28% 21.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 421 312 384
Average daily rate £350 £363 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.44% +3.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £238 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £483 £435 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 3 31
Average hourly rate £20.00 £45.00 £27.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-55.55% +63.63%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £28.50 £30.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-5.00% -
SQL Server 2008
England

SQL Server 2008
Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

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

SQL Server 2008 Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

SQL Server 2008
Daily Rate Trend in the South West

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

SQL Server 2008 Daily Rate Trend in the South West

SQL Server 2008
Daily Rate Histogram in the South West

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

SQL Server 2008 Daily Rate Histogram in the South West

SQL Server 2008
Hourly Rate Trend in the South West

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

SQL Server 2008 Hourly Rate Trend in the South West

SQL Server 2008
Hourly Rate Histogram in the South West

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

SQL Server 2008 Hourly Rate Histogram in the South West

SQL Server 2008
Contract Job Locations in the South West

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 West region over the 3 months to 30 July 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
Wiltshire +5 23 £325 -10.95% 7
Bristol -3 23 £335 -29.47% 11
Gloucestershire -13 14 £315 -13.10% 3
Somerset -26 10 £325 -9.72% 4
Devon -7 7 £281 +40.62% 2
Dorset +1 2 £300 -7.69% 5
SQL Server 2008
England

SQL Server 2008
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 30 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South West 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.

1 207 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 126 (60.87%) SQL
3 83 (40.10%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 79 (38.16%) T-SQL
5 74 (35.75%) .NET
6 73 (35.27%) SQL Server 2005
7 69 (33.33%) C#
8 64 (30.92%) SQL Server 2012
9 58 (28.02%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 52 (25.12%) ASP.NET
11 46 (22.22%) Oracle
11 46 (22.22%) Finance
11 46 (22.22%) Security Cleared
12 42 (20.29%) Microsoft
13 41 (19.81%) SC Cleared
14 40 (19.32%) Business Intelligence
15 34 (16.43%) Performance Tuning
16 32 (15.46%) SharePoint
17 31 (14.98%) SQL Server Analysis Services
18 30 (14.49%) Data Warehouse
19 29 (14.01%) ETL
19 29 (14.01%) SLA
20 28 (13.53%) Oracle Database
21 27 (13.04%) IIS
21 27 (13.04%) HTML
22 26 (12.56%) JavaScript
22 26 (12.56%) Migration
23 25 (12.08%) MVC
24 24 (11.59%) Oracle Database 11g
24 24 (11.59%) SharePoint 2010

SQL Server 2008
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 30 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South West 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 32 (15.46%) SharePoint
2 27 (13.04%) IIS
3 24 (11.59%) SharePoint 2010
4 14 (6.76%) MS Exchange
5 13 (6.28%) SharePoint 2013
6 10 (4.83%) Exchange Server 2013
7 9 (4.35%) SharePoint Server
8 5 (2.42%) Lync
8 5 (2.42%) BizTalk Server
9 4 (1.93%) Node.js
10 3 (1.45%) Exchange Server 2007
11 2 (0.97%) Exchange Server 2010
12 1 (0.48%) Oracle Service Bus
12 1 (0.48%) LiveLink
12 1 (0.48%) WebSphere
12 1 (0.48%) Umbraco
12 1 (0.48%) SAS
12 1 (0.48%) WebLogic
12 1 (0.48%) ArcGIS
12 1 (0.48%) Commerce Server
Applications
1 22 (10.63%) MS Excel
2 8 (3.86%) PowerPivot
3 2 (0.97%) MS Office
3 2 (0.97%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (0.48%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 6 (2.90%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (0.48%) Oracle BPM
2 1 (0.48%) Summit
2 1 (0.48%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (0.48%) Cognos Business Intelligence
2 1 (0.48%) Cerner Millennium
Cloud Services
1 2 (0.97%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 10 (4.83%) Firewall
2 4 (1.93%) Network Security
3 3 (1.45%) HTTPS
3 3 (1.45%) HTTP
4 2 (0.97%) TCP/IP
4 2 (0.97%) DNS
4 2 (0.97%) SAN
5 1 (0.48%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 207 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 83 (40.10%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 73 (35.27%) SQL Server 2005
4 64 (30.92%) SQL Server 2012
5 58 (28.02%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 31 (14.98%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 30 (14.49%) Data Warehouse
8 28 (13.53%) Oracle Database
9 24 (11.59%) Oracle Database 11g
10 23 (11.11%) Oracle Database 10g
11 15 (7.25%) MySQL
12 14 (6.76%) OLAP
13 13 (6.28%) Microsoft Analysis Services
14 9 (4.35%) SQL Server 2000
15 8 (3.86%) Crystal Reports
15 8 (3.86%) Relational Database
16 6 (2.90%) Oracle Reports
16 6 (2.90%) QlikView
16 6 (2.90%) PerformancePoint
17 4 (1.93%) BusinessObjects
Development Applications
1 18 (8.70%) Team Foundation Server
2 16 (7.73%) Visual Studio
3 7 (3.38%) FitNesse
4 4 (1.93%) NUnit
4 4 (1.93%) Subversion
4 4 (1.93%) Git (software)
5 3 (1.45%) Talend Open Studio
5 3 (1.45%) NuGet
5 3 (1.45%) ReSharper
6 2 (0.97%) PhoneGap
6 2 (0.97%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
6 2 (0.97%) MSTest
6 2 (0.97%) Moq
7 1 (0.48%) Rhino Mocks
7 1 (0.48%) Mercurial
7 1 (0.48%) xUnit.net
General
1 46 (22.22%) Finance
2 9 (4.35%) Marketing
3 8 (3.86%) Manufacturing
4 6 (2.90%) Electronics
4 6 (2.90%) Telecoms
5 4 (1.93%) Retail
6 3 (1.45%) Military
6 3 (1.45%) Back Office
7 2 (0.97%) Banking
7 2 (0.97%) Publishing
8 1 (0.48%) Legal
Job Titles
1 103 (49.76%) Developer
2 42 (20.29%) DBA
3 39 (18.84%) SQL DBA
4 32 (15.46%) SQL Developer
5 28 (13.53%) .NET Developer
6 27 (13.04%) Analyst
7 20 (9.66%) Administrator
8 16 (7.73%) Business Intelligence Developer
9 15 (7.25%) SQL Server DBA
10 12 (5.80%) C# Developer
11 10 (4.83%) Oracle DBA
12 8 (3.86%) Business Developer
12 8 (3.86%) SharePoint Administrator
12 8 (3.86%) SQL Server Developer
13 7 (3.38%) Senior Developer
14 6 (2.90%) Test Analyst
14 6 (2.90%) Report Developer
14 6 (2.90%) SharePoint Developer
14 6 (2.90%) Senior .NET Developer
14 6 (2.90%) Integration Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 74 (35.75%) .NET
2 52 (25.12%) ASP.NET
3 27 (13.04%) HTML
4 22 (10.63%) XML
5 20 (9.66%) CSS
6 17 (8.21%) jQuery
6 17 (8.21%) .NET Framework
7 14 (6.76%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
8 13 (6.28%) HTML5
9 12 (5.80%) MDX
10 10 (4.83%) ASP.NET MVC
11 9 (4.35%) WCF
11 9 (4.35%) Ajax
12 8 (3.86%) Web Services
13 7 (3.38%) XSLT
14 5 (2.42%) REST
14 5 (2.42%) Ext JS
14 5 (2.42%) LINQ
14 5 (2.42%) JSON
14 5 (2.42%) MSMQ
Miscellaneous
1 20 (9.66%) Clustering
2 6 (2.90%) DTV
2 6 (2.90%) Informatics
2 6 (2.90%) Statistics
2 6 (2.90%) Replication
3 5 (2.42%) Mobile App
3 5 (2.42%) Management Information System
3 5 (2.42%) NHS
3 5 (2.42%) N-Tier
4 4 (1.93%) iPhone
5 3 (1.45%) iPad
5 3 (1.45%) Computer Science
6 2 (0.97%) Mainframe
6 2 (0.97%) GIS
6 2 (0.97%) IBM Mainframe
6 2 (0.97%) Augmented Reality
7 1 (0.48%) Data Conversion
7 1 (0.48%) Grid Computing
7 1 (0.48%) RIA
7 1 (0.48%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 21 (10.14%) Windows
2 12 (5.80%) Windows Server 2012
3 11 (5.31%) Windows Server 2008
4 9 (4.35%) Windows Server 2003
5 6 (2.90%) Windows 7
6 2 (0.97%) Android
6 2 (0.97%) Apple iOS
7 1 (0.48%) HPUX
7 1 (0.48%) Solaris
7 1 (0.48%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 40 (19.32%) Business Intelligence
2 34 (16.43%) Performance Tuning
3 29 (14.01%) ETL
4 26 (12.56%) Migration
5 25 (12.08%) MVC
6 14 (6.76%) Scrum
7 13 (6.28%) Data Modelling
7 13 (6.28%) Data Migration
8 12 (5.80%) Kimball Methodology
9 11 (5.31%) Agile Software Development
9 11 (5.31%) E-Commerce
10 10 (4.83%) OO
10 10 (4.83%) Dimensional Modelling
11 9 (4.35%) Risk Analysis
12 7 (3.38%) TDD
12 7 (3.38%) Project Management
13 6 (2.90%) ITIL
13 6 (2.90%) Digital Marketing
13 6 (2.90%) Incident Management
13 6 (2.90%) Data Analysis
Programming Languages
1 126 (60.87%) SQL
2 79 (38.16%) T-SQL
3 69 (33.33%) C#
4 26 (12.56%) JavaScript
5 19 (9.18%) VB.NET
6 15 (7.25%) PowerShell
7 7 (3.38%) VBA
7 7 (3.38%) VB
8 3 (1.45%) Data Mining Extensions (DMX)
8 3 (1.45%) Java
9 2 (0.97%) PHP
9 2 (0.97%) COBOL
9 2 (0.97%) Delphi
9 2 (0.97%) VB6
9 2 (0.97%) Apex Code
10 1 (0.48%) C++
10 1 (0.48%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 46 (22.22%) Security Cleared
2 41 (19.81%) SC Cleared
3 10 (4.83%) DV Cleared
4 7 (3.38%) Degree
5 4 (1.93%) Microsoft Certification
6 2 (0.97%) MCSE
7 1 (0.48%) ISTQB
7 1 (0.48%) MCDBA
7 1 (0.48%) OCP
7 1 (0.48%) OCA
7 1 (0.48%) Oracle Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 29 (14.01%) SLA
2 6 (2.90%) HL7
2 6 (2.90%) QA
3 2 (0.97%) Data Quality
3 2 (0.97%) COREP
3 2 (0.97%) FINREP
3 2 (0.97%) Basel III
4 1 (0.48%) WCAG
4 1 (0.48%) ISO 9001
4 1 (0.48%) ISO 14001
System Software
1 20 (9.66%) Oracle RMAN
2 7 (3.38%) ISA Server
3 6 (2.90%) Active Directory
4 5 (2.42%) Hyper-V
5 2 (0.97%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 19 (9.18%) Data Guard
2 4 (1.93%) SCCM
3 3 (1.45%) SCOrch
4 2 (0.97%) SCOM
4 2 (0.97%) WSUS
4 2 (0.97%) SCSM
4 2 (0.97%) McAfee ePO
5 1 (0.48%) SCDPM
5 1 (0.48%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 46 (22.22%) Oracle
2 42 (20.29%) Microsoft
3 11 (5.31%) SAP
4 7 (3.38%) Barracuda Networks
5 4 (1.93%) HP
5 4 (1.93%) Business Objects
6 3 (1.45%) Talend
7 2 (0.97%) Cisco
7 2 (0.97%) IBM
7 2 (0.97%) Salesforce.com
7 2 (0.97%) Remedy
7 2 (0.97%) McAfee
7 2 (0.97%) Sybase
7 2 (0.97%) Telerik
7 2 (0.97%) 3PAR
8 1 (0.48%) SolarWinds
8 1 (0.48%) Sitecore
8 1 (0.48%) Open Text
8 1 (0.48%) Cognos
8 1 (0.48%) ESRI
Wiltshire
Vivid Resourcing Ltd
Rate: Competitive
Posted: 4 days ago
Dorset
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: £200 - £300 per day
Posted: 7 days ago
Gloucester
Real Staffing
Rate: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: 9 days ago
Bristol
Computer Futures
Rate: £300 - £400 per day
Posted: 20 days ago
Bristol
Computer Futures
Rate: £250 - £300 per day + competitive
Posted: 21 days ago
Cheltenham
Computer Futures
Rate: £325 - £375 per day + competitive
Posted: 26 days ago
Gloucestershire
Computer Futures
Rate: £350 - £400 per day + competitive
Posted: 26 days ago