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 5 December 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
5 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft SQL Server 2008
Rank 95 93 64
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -29
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 2008 42 53 88
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 1.53% 1.68% 2.64%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 7.07% 7.07% 11.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 30 47 62
Median daily rate £328 £340 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.67% -2.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £294 £267 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £400 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 0
Median hourly rate £43.00 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.50 £22.50 £33.50
% change year-on-year
+80.00% -32.83%
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
594 750 761
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 21.63% 23.78% 22.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 419 580 493
Median daily rate £375 £375 £375
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £300 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £501 £475 £493
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £363
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +6.89%
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 6 30
Median hourly rate £41.00 £43.50 £35.70
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.74% +21.84%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.75 £22.50 £22.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.00 £43.50 £50.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £38.00 £25.44 £32.00
% change year-on-year
+49.37% -20.50%

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 5 December 2016.

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 5 December 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
Bristol -23 13 £329 -6.07% 6
Somerset +26 6 £334 +21.36% 1
Wiltshire -4 6 £340 +13.33%
Devon +6 5 £310 +3.33%
Gloucestershire +5 2 £375 +87.50%
Dorset -1 1 - - 1
Cornwall - 1 £355 -
SQL Server 2008
England

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

For the 6 months to 5 December 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 West region with a requirement for SQL Server 2008.

1 68 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 50 (73.53%) SQL
3 27 (39.71%) .NET
3 27 (39.71%) Microsoft
3 27 (39.71%) SQL Server 2012
4 26 (38.24%) C#
5 24 (35.29%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 23 (33.82%) T-SQL
7 21 (30.88%) ASP.NET
7 21 (30.88%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 20 (29.41%) HTML
9 19 (27.94%) MVC
10 18 (26.47%) SQL Server 2005
11 16 (23.53%) Business Intelligence
12 15 (22.06%) Team Foundation Server
13 14 (20.59%) WCF
13 14 (20.59%) Agile Software Development
13 14 (20.59%) JavaScript
14 13 (19.12%) Visual Studio
14 13 (19.12%) MS Excel
15 12 (17.65%) SharePoint
15 12 (17.65%) C++
16 11 (16.18%) Windows
16 11 (16.18%) jQuery
16 11 (16.18%) SQL Server Analysis Services
17 10 (14.71%) TDD
18 9 (13.24%) LINQ
18 9 (13.24%) Ajax
19 8 (11.76%) ASP.NET MVC
19 8 (11.76%) HTML5

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 12 (17.65%) SharePoint
2 8 (11.76%) SharePoint 2010
3 7 (10.29%) IIS
4 6 (8.82%) SharePoint 2013
5 1 (1.47%) Exchange Server 2007
5 1 (1.47%) Exchange Server 2010
5 1 (1.47%) Kentico
5 1 (1.47%) MS Exchange
5 1 (1.47%) Umbraco
Applications
1 13 (19.12%) MS Excel
2 2 (2.94%) InfoPath
2 2 (2.94%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (2.94%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (1.47%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (1.47%) Maximo
2 1 (1.47%) SAP CRM
2 1 (1.47%) SAP ERP
2 1 (1.47%) SAP SCM
Cloud Services
1 6 (8.82%) Amazon AWS
1 6 (8.82%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (2.94%) SaaS
3 1 (1.47%) Boomi
3 1 (1.47%) Office 365
3 1 (1.47%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.47%) Internet
1 1 (1.47%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 68 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 27 (39.71%) SQL Server 2012
3 24 (35.29%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 21 (30.88%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 18 (26.47%) SQL Server 2005
6 11 (16.18%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 8 (11.76%) SQL Server 2014
8 6 (8.82%) Data Warehouse
8 6 (8.82%) MS Access
9 5 (7.35%) Crystal Reports
9 5 (7.35%) Power BI
9 5 (7.35%) SQL Server 2000
10 4 (5.88%) Relational Database
11 3 (4.41%) PerformancePoint
11 3 (4.41%) PowerPivot
11 3 (4.41%) RDBMS
12 2 (2.94%) DB2
12 2 (2.94%) Oracle Database 11g
12 2 (2.94%) Oracle Database 12c
12 2 (2.94%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 15 (22.06%) Team Foundation Server
2 13 (19.12%) Visual Studio
3 5 (7.35%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
4 3 (4.41%) Git (software)
5 2 (2.94%) Jenkins
5 2 (2.94%) ReSharper
5 2 (2.94%) VSS/SourceSafe
6 1 (1.47%) JIRA
6 1 (1.47%) NuGet
6 1 (1.47%) Subversion
6 1 (1.47%) TeamCity
General
1 6 (8.82%) Finance
2 4 (5.88%) Advertising
3 2 (2.94%) Retail
4 1 (1.47%) Aerospace
4 1 (1.47%) Banking
4 1 (1.47%) Marketing
4 1 (1.47%) Military
4 1 (1.47%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 38 (55.88%) Developer
2 18 (26.47%) .NET Developer
3 15 (22.06%) DBA
4 14 (20.59%) SQL DBA
5 10 (14.71%) SQL Developer
6 7 (10.29%) Administrator
7 4 (5.88%) ASP.NET Developer
7 4 (5.88%) C++ Team Leader
7 4 (5.88%) Consultant
7 4 (5.88%) SharePoint Developer
7 4 (5.88%) SQL Server Developer
7 4 (5.88%) Team Leader
8 3 (4.41%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
8 3 (4.41%) Database Developer
8 3 (4.41%) HTML Developer
8 3 (4.41%) Senior Developer
8 3 (4.41%) SQL Server DBA
8 3 (4.41%) SSIS Developer
9 2 (2.94%) Analyst
9 2 (2.94%) Senior DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 27 (39.71%) .NET
2 21 (30.88%) ASP.NET
3 20 (29.41%) HTML
4 14 (20.59%) WCF
5 11 (16.18%) jQuery
6 9 (13.24%) Ajax
6 9 (13.24%) LINQ
7 8 (11.76%) ASP.NET MVC
7 8 (11.76%) HTML5
7 8 (11.76%) XML
8 7 (10.29%) Web Services
9 6 (8.82%) .NET Framework
9 6 (8.82%) CSS
10 5 (7.35%) ASP.NET Web API
10 5 (7.35%) NHibernate
10 5 (7.35%) Twitter Bootstrap
11 4 (5.88%) ASP.NET MVC 3
11 4 (5.88%) Entity Framework
11 4 (5.88%) SOAP
12 3 (4.41%) Razor View Engine
Miscellaneous
1 6 (8.82%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (5.88%) Data Structures
3 3 (4.41%) Clustering
3 3 (4.41%) N-Tier
4 2 (2.94%) NHS
5 1 (1.47%) Client/Server
5 1 (1.47%) Data Centre
5 1 (1.47%) Data Integration
5 1 (1.47%) Digital Media
5 1 (1.47%) Informatics
5 1 (1.47%) Replication
5 1 (1.47%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 11 (16.18%) Windows
2 3 (4.41%) Windows Server
2 3 (4.41%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (2.94%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (1.47%) Linux
4 1 (1.47%) Mac OS X
4 1 (1.47%) Unix
4 1 (1.47%) Windows 7
4 1 (1.47%) Windows 8
4 1 (1.47%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (1.47%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (27.94%) MVC
2 16 (23.53%) Business Intelligence
3 14 (20.59%) Agile Software Development
4 10 (14.71%) TDD
5 7 (10.29%) Continuous Integration
6 6 (8.82%) Scrum
7 5 (7.35%) Data Management
7 5 (7.35%) Data Modelling
8 4 (5.88%) Data Analysis
8 4 (5.88%) Migration
8 4 (5.88%) Performance Tuning
9 3 (4.41%) ERP
9 3 (4.41%) ETL
9 3 (4.41%) High Availability
9 3 (4.41%) OO
9 3 (4.41%) OOP
9 3 (4.41%) Portfolio Management
10 2 (2.94%) CRM
10 2 (2.94%) ITIL
10 2 (2.94%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 50 (73.53%) SQL
2 26 (38.24%) C#
3 23 (33.82%) T-SQL
4 14 (20.59%) JavaScript
5 12 (17.65%) C++
6 5 (7.35%) Java
6 5 (7.35%) VC++
7 4 (5.88%) VB
7 4 (5.88%) VB.NET
7 4 (5.88%) VB6
8 3 (4.41%) PowerShell
9 2 (2.94%) VBA
10 1 (1.47%) PHP
10 1 (1.47%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 5 (7.35%) SC Cleared
1 5 (7.35%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.94%) ISO 14001
1 2 (2.94%) ISO 9001
1 2 (2.94%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 1 (1.47%) QA
System Software
1 1 (1.47%) Active Directory
1 1 (1.47%) Virtual Machines
1 1 (1.47%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (1.47%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 1 (1.47%) Backup Exec
1 1 (1.47%) Failover Clustering
1 1 (1.47%) Microsoft Intune
1 1 (1.47%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (1.47%) Puppet
1 1 (1.47%) SCCM
1 1 (1.47%) ServiceCenter
Vendors
1 27 (39.71%) Microsoft
2 4 (5.88%) Telerik
3 3 (4.41%) Oracle
4 2 (2.94%) SAP
4 2 (2.94%) VMware
5 1 (1.47%) Apple
5 1 (1.47%) Dell
5 1 (1.47%) HP
5 1 (1.47%) Teradata
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