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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SQL Server 2008 over the 3 months to 26 February 2017 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
26 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft SQL Server 2008
England / South West
Rank 98 105 53
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -52
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 2008 42 41 106
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 1.57% 1.37% 3.31%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 7.81% 5.96% 14.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 25 37 82
Median daily rate £325 £338 £369
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.70% -8.47%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £208 £188 £310
10% offered a daily rate of more than £388 £410 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £359 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 0
Median hourly rate £43.00 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £39.50 £42.50 £28.69
% change year-on-year
-7.05% +48.13%

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
538 688 745
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 20.15% 22.92% 23.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 352 511 544
Median daily rate £388 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.33% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £290 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £490 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £370
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +1.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 20 5 12
Median hourly rate £40.00 £21.00 £32.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+90.47% -35.38%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.00 £13.00 £20.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.00 £29.60 £47.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £32.50 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -

SQL Server 2008
Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

The demand trend of contract jobs across the South West 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 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 26 February 2017.

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
Contract Job Locations in the South West

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 West region over the 3 months to 26 February 2017. 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 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
Wiltshire +10 11 £208 -30.83%
Somerset - 11 £350 - 2
Bristol -3 9 £331 -5.35% 6
Gloucestershire -5 4 £275 -31.25%
Dorset +3 2 £388 +26.53% 1
SQL Server 2008
England

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

For the 6 months to 26 February 2017, 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 West region with a requirement for SQL Server 2008.

1 77 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 48 (62.34%) SQL
3 38 (49.35%) C#
3 38 (49.35%) SQL Server 2012
4 37 (48.05%) .NET
4 37 (48.05%) Microsoft
5 30 (38.96%) T-SQL
6 28 (36.36%) ASP.NET
6 28 (36.36%) MS Excel
7 26 (33.77%) Visual Studio
8 25 (32.47%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 24 (31.17%) MVC
10 21 (27.27%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 19 (24.68%) Team Foundation Server
12 17 (22.08%) HTML
12 17 (22.08%) JavaScript
13 15 (19.48%) Windows
13 15 (19.48%) Agile Software Development
13 15 (19.48%) WCF
14 14 (18.18%) SQL Server Analysis Services
14 14 (18.18%) SQL Server 2014
15 13 (16.88%) .NET Framework
16 12 (15.58%) jQuery
16 12 (15.58%) Business Intelligence
17 11 (14.29%) CSS
17 11 (14.29%) Microsoft Azure
17 11 (14.29%) Windows Server
17 11 (14.29%) HTML5
18 10 (12.99%) Entity Framework
18 10 (12.99%) ASP.NET Web API

SQL Server 2008
Top Related IT Skills in the South West 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 7 (9.09%) IIS
2 6 (7.79%) SharePoint
3 5 (6.49%) Exchange Server 2010
3 5 (6.49%) MS Exchange
4 3 (3.90%) SharePoint 2010
5 2 (2.60%) SharePoint 2013
6 1 (1.30%) Exchange Server 2007
6 1 (1.30%) Kentico
6 1 (1.30%) Sitefinity
6 1 (1.30%) Umbraco
Applications
1 28 (36.36%) MS Excel
2 6 (7.79%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 4 (5.19%) Pegasus Opera
2 2 (2.60%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (1.30%) Maximo
3 1 (1.30%) SAP CRM
3 1 (1.30%) SAP ERP
3 1 (1.30%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 1 (1.30%) SAP SCM
Cloud Services
1 11 (14.29%) Microsoft Azure
2 9 (11.69%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (2.60%) Office 365
3 2 (2.60%) SaaS
4 1 (1.30%) Boomi
4 1 (1.30%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 4 (5.19%) Wi-Fi
2 1 (1.30%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 77 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 38 (49.35%) SQL Server 2012
3 25 (32.47%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 21 (27.27%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 14 (18.18%) SQL Server 2014
5 14 (18.18%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 10 (12.99%) MS Access
7 6 (7.79%) Data Warehouse
7 6 (7.79%) SQL Server 2005
8 5 (6.49%) Oracle Reports
9 4 (5.19%) Crystal Reports
9 4 (5.19%) Relational Database
10 3 (3.90%) PerformancePoint
10 3 (3.90%) PowerPivot
10 3 (3.90%) RDBMS
10 3 (3.90%) SQL Server 2016
11 2 (2.60%) DB2
11 2 (2.60%) SQL Server 2000
12 1 (1.30%) MySQL
12 1 (1.30%) SAP BW
Development Applications
1 26 (33.77%) Visual Studio
2 19 (24.68%) Team Foundation Server
3 8 (10.39%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
4 5 (6.49%) Git (software)
5 3 (3.90%) Jenkins
5 3 (3.90%) ReSharper
5 3 (3.90%) VSS/SourceSafe
6 2 (2.60%) NuGet
6 2 (2.60%) Subversion
7 1 (1.30%) JIRA
7 1 (1.30%) TortoiseSVN
General
1 6 (7.79%) Finance
2 4 (5.19%) Advertising
3 2 (2.60%) Retail
3 2 (2.60%) Telecoms
4 1 (1.30%) Aerospace
4 1 (1.30%) Electronics
4 1 (1.30%) Games
4 1 (1.30%) Manufacturing
4 1 (1.30%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 41 (53.25%) Developer
2 27 (35.06%) .NET Developer
3 22 (28.57%) DBA
4 18 (23.38%) SQL DBA
5 11 (14.29%) Administrator
6 8 (10.39%) SQL Developer
7 7 (9.09%) SQL Server DBA
8 6 (7.79%) C# Developer
8 6 (7.79%) Database Developer
9 4 (5.19%) C# .NET Developer
9 4 (5.19%) C++ Team Leader
9 4 (5.19%) ERP Support
9 4 (5.19%) IT Support
9 4 (5.19%) SAP Support
9 4 (5.19%) Systems Support
9 4 (5.19%) Team Leader
10 3 (3.90%) ASP.NET Developer
10 3 (3.90%) SQL Database Developer
10 3 (3.90%) SSIS Developer
11 2 (2.60%) SQL Server Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 37 (48.05%) .NET
2 28 (36.36%) ASP.NET
3 17 (22.08%) HTML
4 15 (19.48%) WCF
5 13 (16.88%) .NET Framework
6 12 (15.58%) jQuery
7 11 (14.29%) CSS
7 11 (14.29%) HTML5
8 10 (12.99%) ASP.NET Web API
8 10 (12.99%) Entity Framework
9 7 (9.09%) LINQ
9 7 (9.09%) Web Services
10 6 (7.79%) ASP.NET MVC
10 6 (7.79%) ASP.NET Web Forms
10 6 (7.79%) XML
11 5 (6.49%) Ajax
11 5 (6.49%) SOAP
11 5 (6.49%) Twitter Bootstrap
12 4 (5.19%) AngularJS
12 4 (5.19%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 5 (6.49%) Data Structures
2 4 (5.19%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (3.90%) N-Tier
4 2 (2.60%) Clustering
4 2 (2.60%) Mobile App
4 2 (2.60%) Replication
5 1 (1.30%) Client/Server
5 1 (1.30%) Digital Media
5 1 (1.30%) Management Information System
5 1 (1.30%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 15 (19.48%) Windows
2 11 (14.29%) Windows Server
3 7 (9.09%) Windows Server 2008
4 5 (6.49%) Windows 7
4 5 (6.49%) Windows Server 2012
5 2 (2.60%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (1.30%) Mac OS X
6 1 (1.30%) Windows 8
6 1 (1.30%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (31.17%) MVC
2 15 (19.48%) Agile Software Development
3 12 (15.58%) Business Intelligence
4 10 (12.99%) Migration
5 9 (11.69%) Scrum
5 9 (11.69%) TDD
6 8 (10.39%) Data Management
7 7 (9.09%) Data Modelling
7 7 (9.09%) High Availability
7 7 (9.09%) Performance Tuning
8 6 (7.79%) ETL
9 5 (6.49%) Continuous Integration
9 5 (6.49%) Data Analysis
9 5 (6.49%) Data Cleansing
9 5 (6.49%) Data Migration
9 5 (6.49%) ERP
9 5 (6.49%) Issue Tracking
9 5 (6.49%) SDLC
10 3 (3.90%) Waterfall
10 3 (3.90%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 48 (62.34%) SQL
2 38 (49.35%) C#
3 30 (38.96%) T-SQL
4 17 (22.08%) JavaScript
5 6 (7.79%) C++
6 5 (6.49%) PHP
6 5 (6.49%) VB.NET
6 5 (6.49%) VC++
7 3 (3.90%) VB
7 3 (3.90%) VB6
8 1 (1.30%) PowerShell
8 1 (1.30%) VBA
Qualifications
1 1 (1.30%) DBS Check
1 1 (1.30%) Degree
1 1 (1.30%) SC Cleared
1 1 (1.30%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (5.19%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 2 (2.60%) ISO 14001
2 2 (2.60%) ISO 9001
3 1 (1.30%) QA
3 1 (1.30%) SLA
System Software
1 5 (6.49%) Active Directory
1 5 (6.49%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (1.30%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 1 (1.30%) Backup Exec
1 1 (1.30%) Microsoft Intune
1 1 (1.30%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (1.30%) Puppet
1 1 (1.30%) SCCM
1 1 (1.30%) ServiceCenter
Vendors
1 37 (48.05%) Microsoft
2 6 (7.79%) SAP
2 6 (7.79%) VMware
3 5 (6.49%) Oracle
4 4 (5.19%) Pegasus
4 4 (5.19%) QAD
5 1 (1.30%) Apple
5 1 (1.30%) Dell
5 1 (1.30%) HP
5 1 (1.30%) Tableau
5 1 (1.30%) Telerik
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