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 24 October 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
24 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft SQL Server 2008
Rank 94 56 49
Rank change year-on-year
-38 -7
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 2008 51 61 104
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 1.51% 2.84% 3.48%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 7.36% 12.82% 16.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 34 40 65
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£328 £350 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.42% +16.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £220 £252
10% offered a daily rate of more than £421 £425 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £320 £325
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 4 7
Average hourly rate - £26.25 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -19.23%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £24.00 £32.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-26.15% +18.18%
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
693 476 649
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 20.56% 22.15% 21.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 434 316 379
Average daily rate £375 £350 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £465 £465 £463
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £330 £338
% change year-on-year
+9.09% -2.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 19 36
Average hourly rate £47.50 £27.50 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+72.72% -26.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.50 £16.50 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £40.50 £51.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.75 £30.75 £30.25
% change year-on-year
+6.50% +1.65%

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 24 October 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
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 24 October 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 -14 17 £325 - 29
Gloucestershire -15 12 £290 -3.33% 9
Somerset -16 5 £350 -10.25% 5
Wiltshire -23 4 £195 -40.00% 8
Devon - 4 - - 1
Dorset -4 1 £250 -37.50% 5
SQL Server 2008
England

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

For the 6 months to 24 October 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.

1 149 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 89 (59.73%) SQL
3 62 (41.61%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 59 (39.60%) T-SQL
5 57 (38.26%) .NET
6 56 (37.58%) C#
7 48 (32.21%) SQL Server 2005
8 42 (28.19%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 40 (26.85%) ASP.NET
10 37 (24.83%) Finance
11 34 (22.82%) Business Intelligence
12 32 (21.48%) SQL Server Analysis Services
13 31 (20.81%) SQL Server 2012
14 28 (18.79%) Data Warehouse
15 27 (18.12%) ETL
16 24 (16.11%) Microsoft
16 24 (16.11%) Agile Software Development
17 23 (15.44%) HTML
17 23 (15.44%) JavaScript
18 22 (14.77%) SharePoint
19 19 (12.75%) Security Cleared
19 19 (12.75%) CSS
19 19 (12.75%) MVC
20 17 (11.41%) Migration
21 16 (10.74%) Data Migration
21 16 (10.74%) jQuery
22 15 (10.07%) OLAP
22 15 (10.07%) MS Excel
22 15 (10.07%) Kimball Methodology
23 14 (9.40%) Visual Studio

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

For the 6 months to 24 October 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 22 (14.77%) SharePoint
2 13 (8.72%) IIS
2 13 (8.72%) SharePoint 2010
3 10 (6.71%) Exchange Server 2013
3 10 (6.71%) MS Exchange
4 5 (3.36%) Lync
4 5 (3.36%) Exchange Server 2010
5 4 (2.68%) Node.js
6 3 (2.01%) SharePoint 2013
6 3 (2.01%) Umbraco
7 2 (1.34%) MS Project Server
7 2 (1.34%) SAS
7 2 (1.34%) CMS
8 1 (0.67%) SharePoint Server
8 1 (0.67%) JBoss
8 1 (0.67%) Apache
8 1 (0.67%) BizTalk Server
8 1 (0.67%) ArcGIS
8 1 (0.67%) LiveCycle
Applications
1 15 (10.07%) MS Excel
2 4 (2.68%) PowerPivot
3 2 (1.34%) MS PowerPoint
3 2 (1.34%) MS Project
3 2 (1.34%) MS Office
4 1 (0.67%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 8 (5.37%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 3 (2.01%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.67%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (0.67%) Cognos Business Intelligence
3 1 (0.67%) Cerner Millennium
Communications & Networking
1 1 (0.67%) HTTP
1 1 (0.67%) HTTPS
1 1 (0.67%) SSL
1 1 (0.67%) BIG-IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 149 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 62 (41.61%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 48 (32.21%) SQL Server 2005
4 42 (28.19%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 32 (21.48%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 31 (20.81%) SQL Server 2012
7 28 (18.79%) Data Warehouse
8 15 (10.07%) OLAP
9 14 (9.40%) Microsoft Analysis Services
10 12 (8.05%) SQL Server 2000
11 10 (6.71%) MySQL
11 10 (6.71%) Relational Database
12 7 (4.70%) Oracle Database
12 7 (4.70%) Oracle Database 10g
13 6 (4.03%) Oracle Database 11g
14 4 (2.68%) Crystal Reports
15 3 (2.01%) Oracle Reports
15 3 (2.01%) QlikView
16 2 (1.34%) OLTP
16 2 (1.34%) PerformancePoint
Development Applications
1 14 (9.40%) Visual Studio
2 12 (8.05%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (0.67%) MSTest
3 1 (0.67%) Moq
3 1 (0.67%) NuGet
3 1 (0.67%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
3 1 (0.67%) Introscope
3 1 (0.67%) NUnit
3 1 (0.67%) Subversion
3 1 (0.67%) ReSharper
3 1 (0.67%) Oracle APEX
3 1 (0.67%) FitNesse
3 1 (0.67%) Talend Open Studio
3 1 (0.67%) Git (software)
General
1 37 (24.83%) Finance
2 11 (7.38%) Marketing
3 10 (6.71%) Manufacturing
3 10 (6.71%) Telecoms
4 8 (5.37%) Electronics
5 6 (4.03%) Military
6 3 (2.01%) Retail
6 3 (2.01%) Back Office
7 2 (1.34%) Publishing
7 2 (1.34%) Banking
Job Titles
1 95 (63.76%) Developer
2 34 (22.82%) SQL Developer
3 22 (14.77%) .NET Developer
4 17 (11.41%) C# Developer
5 16 (10.74%) Analyst
6 13 (8.72%) DBA
7 12 (8.05%) SQL DBA
7 12 (8.05%) Business Intelligence Developer
8 9 (6.04%) Business Developer
9 8 (5.37%) Administrator
10 7 (4.70%) C# .NET Developer
10 7 (4.70%) Integration Specialist
11 5 (3.36%) SharePoint Developer
11 5 (3.36%) SQL Server Developer
12 4 (2.68%) ASP.NET Developer
12 4 (2.68%) Database Developer
12 4 (2.68%) C# ASP.NET Developer
12 4 (2.68%) Senior Developer
12 4 (2.68%) SQL Server DBA
12 4 (2.68%) Data Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 57 (38.26%) .NET
2 40 (26.85%) ASP.NET
3 23 (15.44%) HTML
4 19 (12.75%) CSS
5 16 (10.74%) jQuery
6 13 (8.72%) XML
7 11 (7.38%) Web Services
8 10 (6.71%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
9 9 (6.04%) .NET Framework
10 8 (5.37%) XSLT
10 8 (5.37%) ASP.NET MVC
10 8 (5.37%) HTML5
10 8 (5.37%) WCF
11 7 (4.70%) ASP.NET MVC 3
11 7 (4.70%) Ajax
12 5 (3.36%) JSON
12 5 (3.36%) MSMQ
13 4 (2.68%) MDX
13 4 (2.68%) ADO.NET
13 4 (2.68%) AngularJS
Miscellaneous
1 8 (5.37%) DTV
2 6 (4.03%) Informatics
2 6 (4.03%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (4.03%) NHS
3 3 (2.01%) Computer Science
3 3 (2.01%) GIS
3 3 (2.01%) Clustering
3 3 (2.01%) Statistics
4 2 (1.34%) Management Information System
4 2 (1.34%) Data Structures
5 1 (0.67%) RIA
5 1 (0.67%) Visualisation
5 1 (0.67%) Open Source
5 1 (0.67%) Replication
5 1 (0.67%) Client/Server
5 1 (0.67%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 12 (8.05%) Windows
2 9 (6.04%) Windows 7
3 6 (4.03%) Windows Server 2008
4 5 (3.36%) Windows Server 2012
5 4 (2.68%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (0.67%) Windows 2000 Server
6 1 (0.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 34 (22.82%) Business Intelligence
2 27 (18.12%) ETL
3 24 (16.11%) Agile Software Development
4 19 (12.75%) MVC
5 17 (11.41%) Migration
6 16 (10.74%) Data Migration
7 15 (10.07%) Kimball Methodology
8 14 (9.40%) Scrum
9 12 (8.05%) Performance Tuning
10 11 (7.38%) OO
11 10 (6.71%) Project Management
11 10 (6.71%) Dimensional Modelling
12 8 (5.37%) Programme Management
12 8 (5.37%) Digital Marketing
12 8 (5.37%) Unit Testing
13 7 (4.70%) CRM
14 6 (4.03%) Data Analysis
15 5 (3.36%) Systems Analysis
15 5 (3.36%) Business Analysis
15 5 (3.36%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 89 (59.73%) SQL
2 59 (39.60%) T-SQL
3 56 (37.58%) C#
4 23 (15.44%) JavaScript
5 13 (8.72%) VB.NET
6 7 (4.70%) PowerShell
7 6 (4.03%) Java
8 5 (3.36%) VB
9 2 (1.34%) PHP
9 2 (1.34%) COBOL
9 2 (1.34%) Delphi
9 2 (1.34%) Apex Code
9 2 (1.34%) VBA
10 1 (0.67%) Data Mining Extensions (DMX)
10 1 (0.67%) C++
10 1 (0.67%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 19 (12.75%) Security Cleared
2 11 (7.38%) SC Cleared
3 6 (4.03%) Microsoft Certification
4 5 (3.36%) MCSE
4 5 (3.36%) DV Cleared
5 4 (2.68%) Degree
6 2 (1.34%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (6.04%) SLA
2 7 (4.70%) HL7
3 6 (4.03%) QA
4 2 (1.34%) Data Quality
5 1 (0.67%) WCAG
System Software
1 5 (3.36%) Oracle RMAN
1 5 (3.36%) Hyper-V
2 1 (0.67%) Postfix
Systems Management
1 5 (3.36%) SCCM
1 5 (3.36%) Data Guard
1 5 (3.36%) McAfee ePO
2 1 (0.67%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (0.67%) CA Wily
Vendors
1 24 (16.11%) Microsoft
2 13 (8.72%) Oracle
3 9 (6.04%) SAP
4 5 (3.36%) Remedy
4 5 (3.36%) McAfee
5 2 (1.34%) Cognos
5 2 (1.34%) Business Objects
5 2 (1.34%) Salesforce.com
6 1 (0.67%) Sybase
6 1 (0.67%) Adobe
6 1 (0.67%) HP
6 1 (0.67%) Cerner
6 1 (0.67%) CA
6 1 (0.67%) JD Edwards
6 1 (0.67%) ESRI
6 1 (0.67%) Serena
6 1 (0.67%) Teradata
6 1 (0.67%) Telerik
6 1 (0.67%) Sitecore
6 1 (0.67%) F5
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