The table below looks at the statistics 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 29 August 2014 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
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft SQL Server 2008
Rank 68 52 38
Rank change year-on-year
-16 -14
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 2008 77 63 134
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 2.39% 2.85% 4.25%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 12.60% 12.21% 19.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 50 43 83
Average daily rate
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£325 £363 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.34% +16.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £220 £261
10% offered a daily rate of more than £402 £425 £424
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £325 £320
% change year-on-year
- +1.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 9
Average hourly rate £20.00 - £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £30.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-34.42% +1.66%
SQL Server 2008
England

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 West region.

Database & Business Intelligence Category
South West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Database & Business Intelligence category
611 516 700
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 18.93% 23.32% 22.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 393 346 401
Average daily rate £350 £360 £330
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.77% +9.09%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £428 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 12 31
Average hourly rate £20.00 £41.25 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-51.51% +37.50%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £31.00 £32.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-4.61% +8.33%

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 29 August 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 29 August 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 29 August 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
Bristol -8 20 £325 -12.16% 7
Wiltshire -8 19 £325 +10.16% 4
Gloucestershire -14 13 £335 -7.58% 2
Devon -2 10 £250 +25.00% 2
Somerset -23 6 £288 -20.13% 1
Dorset -6 1 £250 -35.48% 2
SQL Server 2008
England

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

For the 6 months to 29 August 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.

1 177 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 114 (64.41%) SQL
3 73 (41.24%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 69 (38.98%) T-SQL
5 68 (38.42%) SQL Server 2005
6 65 (36.72%) .NET
7 62 (35.03%) C#
8 54 (30.51%) SQL Server 2012
9 51 (28.81%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 47 (26.55%) ASP.NET
11 39 (22.03%) Oracle
12 36 (20.34%) Finance
13 35 (19.77%) Business Intelligence
13 35 (19.77%) Security Cleared
14 30 (16.95%) SC Cleared
15 29 (16.38%) SLA
16 28 (15.82%) Microsoft
16 28 (15.82%) SQL Server Analysis Services
17 27 (15.25%) Oracle Database
18 26 (14.69%) HTML
19 25 (14.12%) JavaScript
19 25 (14.12%) Performance Tuning
20 24 (13.56%) ETL
20 24 (13.56%) Data Warehouse
20 24 (13.56%) MVC
21 23 (12.99%) Oracle Database 11g
22 22 (12.43%) Oracle Database 10g
23 21 (11.86%) Migration
23 21 (11.86%) SharePoint
23 21 (11.86%) CSS

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

For the 6 months to 29 August 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 21 (11.86%) SharePoint
1 21 (11.86%) IIS
2 14 (7.91%) SharePoint 2010
3 9 (5.08%) MS Exchange
4 8 (4.52%) SharePoint 2013
5 7 (3.95%) Exchange Server 2013
6 6 (3.39%) SharePoint Server
7 5 (2.82%) BizTalk Server
8 4 (2.26%) Node.js
9 2 (1.13%) Exchange Server 2010
9 2 (1.13%) Lync
10 1 (0.56%) Apache
10 1 (0.56%) SAS
10 1 (0.56%) WebLogic
10 1 (0.56%) Commerce Server
10 1 (0.56%) ArcGIS
10 1 (0.56%) WebSphere
10 1 (0.56%) Exchange Server 2007
10 1 (0.56%) Umbraco
10 1 (0.56%) Oracle Service Bus
Applications
1 17 (9.60%) MS Excel
2 5 (2.82%) PowerPivot
3 2 (1.13%) MS PowerPoint
3 2 (1.13%) MS Office
4 1 (0.56%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 7 (3.95%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (0.56%) Cognos Business Intelligence
2 1 (0.56%) Cerner Millennium
2 1 (0.56%) Summit
2 1 (0.56%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.56%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (0.56%) Oracle BPM
Communications & Networking
1 6 (3.39%) Firewall
2 2 (1.13%) Network Security
2 2 (1.13%) HTTP
2 2 (1.13%) HTTPS
3 1 (0.56%) SSL
3 1 (0.56%) TCP/IP
3 1 (0.56%) DNS
3 1 (0.56%) BIG-IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 177 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 73 (41.24%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 68 (38.42%) SQL Server 2005
4 54 (30.51%) SQL Server 2012
5 51 (28.81%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 28 (15.82%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 27 (15.25%) Oracle Database
8 24 (13.56%) Data Warehouse
9 23 (12.99%) Oracle Database 11g
10 22 (12.43%) Oracle Database 10g
11 14 (7.91%) OLAP
12 12 (6.78%) Microsoft Analysis Services
12 12 (6.78%) MySQL
13 9 (5.08%) SQL Server 2000
13 9 (5.08%) Relational Database
14 6 (3.39%) Oracle Reports
14 6 (3.39%) Crystal Reports
15 5 (2.82%) QlikView
16 3 (1.69%) PerformancePoint
17 2 (1.13%) BusinessObjects XI
Development Applications
1 17 (9.60%) Team Foundation Server
2 12 (6.78%) Visual Studio
3 3 (1.69%) FitNesse
3 3 (1.69%) NUnit
3 3 (1.69%) Subversion
3 3 (1.69%) Git (software)
4 2 (1.13%) MSTest
4 2 (1.13%) Moq
4 2 (1.13%) NuGet
4 2 (1.13%) ReSharper
5 1 (0.56%) Introscope
5 1 (0.56%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
5 1 (0.56%) xUnit.net
5 1 (0.56%) Rhino Mocks
5 1 (0.56%) Mercurial
General
1 36 (20.34%) Finance
2 10 (5.65%) Marketing
3 9 (5.08%) Manufacturing
4 7 (3.95%) Electronics
4 7 (3.95%) Telecoms
5 4 (2.26%) Retail
6 3 (1.69%) Back Office
6 3 (1.69%) Military
7 2 (1.13%) Publishing
8 1 (0.56%) Banking
Job Titles
1 95 (53.67%) Developer
2 36 (20.34%) DBA
3 34 (19.21%) SQL DBA
4 33 (18.64%) SQL Developer
5 27 (15.25%) .NET Developer
6 18 (10.17%) Analyst
7 16 (9.04%) Administrator
8 15 (8.47%) C# Developer
9 13 (7.34%) Business Intelligence Developer
10 11 (6.21%) SQL Server DBA
11 9 (5.08%) Business Developer
11 9 (5.08%) Oracle DBA
12 8 (4.52%) SQL Server Developer
13 7 (3.95%) Senior Developer
13 7 (3.95%) Integration Specialist
14 6 (3.39%) Senior .NET Developer
14 6 (3.39%) SharePoint Administrator
15 5 (2.82%) BizTalk Developer
15 5 (2.82%) C# ASP.NET Developer
15 5 (2.82%) Data Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 65 (36.72%) .NET
2 47 (26.55%) ASP.NET
3 26 (14.69%) HTML
4 21 (11.86%) CSS
5 20 (11.30%) XML
6 16 (9.04%) jQuery
7 13 (7.34%) .NET Framework
8 11 (6.21%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
9 10 (5.65%) HTML5
9 10 (5.65%) ASP.NET MVC
10 9 (5.08%) WCF
10 9 (5.08%) Ajax
11 8 (4.52%) MDX
11 8 (4.52%) Web Services
12 7 (3.95%) XSLT
12 7 (3.95%) JSON
13 6 (3.39%) ASP.NET MVC 3
14 5 (2.82%) ADO.NET
14 5 (2.82%) MSMQ
14 5 (2.82%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 16 (9.04%) Clustering
2 7 (3.95%) DTV
3 6 (3.39%) Informatics
3 6 (3.39%) Statistics
3 6 (3.39%) NHS
4 5 (2.82%) Management Information System
4 5 (2.82%) GIS
5 3 (1.69%) N-Tier
5 3 (1.69%) Computer Science
6 2 (1.13%) Mobile App
7 1 (0.56%) Client/Server
7 1 (0.56%) Mainframe
7 1 (0.56%) Grid Computing
7 1 (0.56%) Replication
7 1 (0.56%) IBM Mainframe
7 1 (0.56%) RIA
Operating Systems
1 14 (7.91%) Windows
2 7 (3.95%) Windows Server 2012
3 6 (3.39%) Windows 7
3 6 (3.39%) Windows Server 2003
4 5 (2.82%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (0.56%) HPUX
5 1 (0.56%) Solaris
5 1 (0.56%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 35 (19.77%) Business Intelligence
2 25 (14.12%) Performance Tuning
3 24 (13.56%) ETL
3 24 (13.56%) MVC
4 21 (11.86%) Migration
5 14 (7.91%) Scrum
6 13 (7.34%) OO
6 13 (7.34%) Data Migration
7 10 (5.65%) Kimball Methodology
7 10 (5.65%) E-Commerce
8 9 (5.08%) Risk Analysis
9 8 (4.52%) Dimensional Modelling
10 7 (3.95%) UML
10 7 (3.95%) Project Management
10 7 (3.95%) Digital Marketing
10 7 (3.95%) Agile Software Development
10 7 (3.95%) Programme Management
11 6 (3.39%) Capacity Planning
11 6 (3.39%) Incident Management
11 6 (3.39%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 114 (64.41%) SQL
2 69 (38.98%) T-SQL
3 62 (35.03%) C#
4 25 (14.12%) JavaScript
5 16 (9.04%) VB.NET
6 12 (6.78%) PowerShell
7 6 (3.39%) VB
8 4 (2.26%) Java
9 3 (1.69%) VBA
10 2 (1.13%) Apex Code
10 2 (1.13%) PHP
10 2 (1.13%) COBOL
10 2 (1.13%) Delphi
11 1 (0.56%) C++
11 1 (0.56%) VB6
Qualifications
1 35 (19.77%) Security Cleared
2 30 (16.95%) SC Cleared
3 5 (2.82%) Degree
4 4 (2.26%) DV Cleared
5 3 (1.69%) Microsoft Certification
6 2 (1.13%) ISTQB
6 2 (1.13%) MCSE
7 1 (0.56%) OCP
7 1 (0.56%) OCA
7 1 (0.56%) Oracle Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 29 (16.38%) SLA
2 7 (3.95%) HL7
3 6 (3.39%) QA
4 2 (1.13%) Data Quality
5 1 (0.56%) ISO 9001
5 1 (0.56%) ISO 14001
5 1 (0.56%) WCAG
System Software
1 19 (10.73%) Oracle RMAN
2 5 (2.82%) ISA Server
3 2 (1.13%) Hyper-V
3 2 (1.13%) Active Directory
4 1 (0.56%) Oracle RAC
4 1 (0.56%) Postfix
Systems Management
1 19 (10.73%) Data Guard
2 2 (1.13%) McAfee ePO
2 2 (1.13%) SCCM
3 1 (0.56%) CA Wily
Vendors
1 39 (22.03%) Oracle
2 28 (15.82%) Microsoft
3 10 (5.65%) SAP
4 5 (2.82%) Barracuda Networks
5 2 (1.13%) Remedy
5 2 (1.13%) McAfee
5 2 (1.13%) Salesforce.com
5 2 (1.13%) Business Objects
6 1 (0.56%) JBoss
6 1 (0.56%) Cognos
6 1 (0.56%) IBM
6 1 (0.56%) HP
6 1 (0.56%) Cerner
6 1 (0.56%) CA
6 1 (0.56%) JD Edwards
6 1 (0.56%) ESRI
6 1 (0.56%) Sitecore
6 1 (0.56%) Telerik
6 1 (0.56%) F5
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