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 27 January 2015 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
27 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft SQL Server 2008
Rank 61 30 66
Rank change year-on-year
-31 +36
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 2008 92 140 63
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 2.90% 5.63% 2.51%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 13.59% 22.40% 10.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 70 93 43
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£355 £330 £295
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.57% +11.86%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £312 £250 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £400 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £345 £325 £313
% change year-on-year
+6.15% +4.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 4 4
Average hourly rate - £31.00 £34.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -10.14%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £28.69 £31.25 £26.50
% change year-on-year
-8.19% +17.92%
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
677 625 597
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 21.32% 25.12% 23.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 485 411 388
Average daily rate £375 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £430 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £340 £333
% change year-on-year
+6.61% +2.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 25 15
Average hourly rate £35.00 £30.00 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+16.66% -7.69%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £24.00 £17.50 £20.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £33.84 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.50 £27.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+21.81% -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 27 January 2015.

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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing SQL Server 2008 within the South West region over the 3 months to 27 January 2015. 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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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
Somerset -5 32 £375 - 1
Bristol -19 31 £375 +22.44% 7
Gloucestershire -30 7 £325 +18.18% 8
Wiltshire -26 3 £355 +1.42% 3
Dorset -6 2 £248 -23.84% 9
Cornwall - - - -
SQL Server 2008
England

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

For the 6 months to 27 January 2015, 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.

1 141 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 93 (65.96%) SQL
3 63 (44.68%) .NET
4 62 (43.97%) C#
5 60 (42.55%) Microsoft
6 58 (41.13%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 48 (34.04%) T-SQL
8 43 (30.50%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 36 (25.53%) SQL Server 2005
10 35 (24.82%) ASP.NET
11 32 (22.70%) Data Warehouse
11 32 (22.70%) SQL Server 2012
12 31 (21.99%) Visual Studio
12 31 (21.99%) JavaScript
12 31 (21.99%) Business Intelligence
13 28 (19.86%) MVC
13 28 (19.86%) ETL
14 25 (17.73%) HTML
14 25 (17.73%) SQL Server Analysis Services
15 24 (17.02%) Web Services
16 23 (16.31%) SharePoint
16 23 (16.31%) Team Foundation Server
17 20 (14.18%) Finance
18 19 (13.48%) Agile Software Development
19 18 (12.77%) CRM
19 18 (12.77%) CSS
19 18 (12.77%) Windows
20 17 (12.06%) XML
20 17 (12.06%) ASP.NET MVC
20 17 (12.06%) SharePoint 2010

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

For the 6 months to 27 January 2015, 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 23 (16.31%) SharePoint
2 17 (12.06%) SharePoint 2010
3 9 (6.38%) IIS
4 6 (4.26%) BizTalk Server
5 5 (3.55%) MS Exchange
6 4 (2.84%) SharePoint 2013
7 3 (2.13%) Umbraco
7 3 (2.13%) LiveCycle
7 3 (2.13%) Lync
7 3 (2.13%) Exchange Server 2010
7 3 (2.13%) Exchange Server 2013
8 2 (1.42%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 2 (1.42%) CMS
8 2 (1.42%) MS Project Server
9 1 (0.71%) JBoss
9 1 (0.71%) Apache
9 1 (0.71%) SAS
Applications
1 8 (5.67%) MS Excel
2 7 (4.96%) MS Project
3 5 (3.55%) MS Office
4 1 (0.71%) PowerPivot
Business Applications
1 8 (5.67%) Dynamics CRM
2 4 (2.84%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 2 (1.42%) Dynamics AX
Communications & Networking
1 2 (1.42%) DHCP
1 2 (1.42%) DNS
1 2 (1.42%) Firewall
2 1 (0.71%) BIG-IP
2 1 (0.71%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 141 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 58 (41.13%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 43 (30.50%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 36 (25.53%) SQL Server 2005
5 32 (22.70%) Data Warehouse
5 32 (22.70%) SQL Server 2012
6 25 (17.73%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 15 (10.64%) SQL Server 2000
8 13 (9.22%) OLAP
9 11 (7.80%) MySQL
10 9 (6.38%) OLAP Cube
11 7 (4.96%) Microsoft Analysis Services
12 6 (4.26%) MS Access
13 5 (3.55%) Oracle OLAP
13 5 (3.55%) Oracle Database 10g
13 5 (3.55%) Oracle Database
14 4 (2.84%) Relational Database
14 4 (2.84%) DTS
15 2 (1.42%) Oracle Reports
15 2 (1.42%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 31 (21.99%) Visual Studio
2 23 (16.31%) Team Foundation Server
3 4 (2.84%) Jenkins
3 4 (2.84%) VSS/SourceSafe
3 4 (2.84%) Oracle APEX
3 4 (2.84%) Git (software)
4 2 (1.42%) Bitbucket
4 2 (1.42%) Subversion
5 1 (0.71%) Talend Open Studio
5 1 (0.71%) Log4Net
5 1 (0.71%) Introscope
5 1 (0.71%) Toad
5 1 (0.71%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 20 (14.18%) Finance
2 6 (4.26%) Telecoms
3 5 (3.55%) Manufacturing
4 4 (2.84%) Electronics
4 4 (2.84%) Marketing
5 3 (2.13%) Retail
5 3 (2.13%) Military
6 2 (1.42%) Advertising
7 1 (0.71%) Billing
7 1 (0.71%) Banking
7 1 (0.71%) Legal
Job Titles
1 92 (65.25%) Developer
2 23 (16.31%) .NET Developer
2 23 (16.31%) SQL Developer
3 21 (14.89%) DBA
4 20 (14.18%) SQL DBA
5 19 (13.48%) C# Developer
6 16 (11.35%) Administrator
7 13 (9.22%) Analyst
7 13 (9.22%) Senior Developer
7 13 (9.22%) C# .NET Developer
8 11 (7.80%) Senior .NET Developer
9 8 (5.67%) Database Developer
10 7 (4.96%) C# ASP.NET Developer
10 7 (4.96%) Microsoft Developer
10 7 (4.96%) Business Intelligence Developer
10 7 (4.96%) ASP.NET Developer
10 7 (4.96%) Data Warehouse Developer
10 7 (4.96%) SQL Server DBA
11 6 (4.26%) Senior C# Developer
12 5 (3.55%) BizTalk Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 63 (44.68%) .NET
2 35 (24.82%) ASP.NET
3 25 (17.73%) HTML
4 24 (17.02%) Web Services
5 18 (12.77%) CSS
6 17 (12.06%) XML
6 17 (12.06%) ASP.NET MVC
7 16 (11.35%) WCF
8 13 (9.22%) jQuery
8 13 (9.22%) .NET Framework
9 10 (7.09%) ASP.NET MVC 3
10 7 (4.96%) HTML5
11 6 (4.26%) XSLT
11 6 (4.26%) JSON
12 5 (3.55%) Ajax
12 5 (3.55%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
13 4 (2.84%) ASP.NET MVC 4
13 4 (2.84%) DHTML
13 4 (2.84%) XSD
13 4 (2.84%) XSL
Miscellaneous
1 9 (6.38%) NHS
2 8 (5.67%) Data Integration
3 4 (2.84%) DTV
3 4 (2.84%) Management Information System
4 3 (2.13%) GIS
4 3 (2.13%) Open Source
5 2 (1.42%) Blackberry
5 2 (1.42%) Visualisation
6 1 (0.71%) Mathematics
6 1 (0.71%) Physics
6 1 (0.71%) Computer Science
6 1 (0.71%) Clustering
6 1 (0.71%) Replication
6 1 (0.71%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (0.71%) Data Structures
6 1 (0.71%) Mobile App
6 1 (0.71%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 18 (12.77%) Windows
2 7 (4.96%) Windows Server 2008
3 5 (3.55%) Windows Server 2012
4 3 (2.13%) Windows 2000 Server
4 3 (2.13%) Windows 7
4 3 (2.13%) Windows Server 2003
5 2 (1.42%) Linux
6 1 (0.71%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (21.99%) Business Intelligence
2 28 (19.86%) MVC
2 28 (19.86%) ETL
3 19 (13.48%) Agile Software Development
4 18 (12.77%) CRM
5 13 (9.22%) Scrum
6 9 (6.38%) Kimball Methodology
6 9 (6.38%) Migration
7 8 (5.67%) Data Migration
8 7 (4.96%) E-Commerce
9 6 (4.26%) Data Analysis
9 6 (4.26%) Web Accessibility
10 5 (3.55%) V-Model
10 5 (3.55%) Test Scripting
10 5 (3.55%) Validation
10 5 (3.55%) OO
10 5 (3.55%) OOD
10 5 (3.55%) Performance Tuning
11 4 (2.84%) Analytics
11 4 (2.84%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 93 (65.96%) SQL
2 62 (43.97%) C#
3 48 (34.04%) T-SQL
4 31 (21.99%) JavaScript
5 16 (11.35%) VB.NET
6 10 (7.09%) Java
7 6 (4.26%) PowerShell
8 5 (3.55%) VB6
8 5 (3.55%) C++
8 5 (3.55%) PL/SQL
8 5 (3.55%) VB
9 3 (2.13%) Scala
10 2 (1.42%) VBA
11 1 (0.71%) PHP
11 1 (0.71%) Delphi
11 1 (0.71%) R
11 1 (0.71%) Data Mining Extensions (DMX)
Qualifications
1 13 (9.22%) Security Cleared
2 9 (6.38%) Microsoft Certification
3 5 (3.55%) SC Cleared
3 5 (3.55%) MCSE
4 4 (2.84%) MCDBA
4 4 (2.84%) MCITP
5 3 (2.13%) BC Cleared
5 3 (2.13%) DV Cleared
6 2 (1.42%) Cisco Certification
7 1 (0.71%) ISTQB
7 1 (0.71%) Degree
7 1 (0.71%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (0.71%) HL7
System Software
1 5 (3.55%) Active Directory
2 3 (2.13%) Hyper-V
3 2 (1.42%) VMware ESX
3 2 (1.42%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (0.71%) Postfix
Systems Management
1 3 (2.13%) SCCM
1 3 (2.13%) McAfee ePO
2 1 (0.71%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (0.71%) CA Wily
Vendors
1 60 (42.55%) Microsoft
2 15 (10.64%) Oracle
3 4 (2.84%) Red Gate
3 4 (2.84%) SAP
4 3 (2.13%) Remedy
4 3 (2.13%) McAfee
4 3 (2.13%) Adobe
5 2 (1.42%) Business Objects
5 2 (1.42%) Siebel
5 2 (1.42%) Citrix
5 2 (1.42%) Cisco
5 2 (1.42%) VMware
6 1 (0.71%) Kalido
6 1 (0.71%) Serena
6 1 (0.71%) Teradata
6 1 (0.71%) HP
6 1 (0.71%) CA
6 1 (0.71%) Cognos
6 1 (0.71%) Sybase
6 1 (0.71%) Talend
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