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 May 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
29 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft SQL Server 2008
Rank 83 58 55
Rank change year-on-year
-25 -3
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 2008 52 100 63
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 1.73% 3.37% 3.08%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 8.54% 15.13% 14.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 36 71 26
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£325 £335 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.98% +3.07%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £268 £275 £212
10% offered a daily rate of more than £394 £375 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
-3.70% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 2 2
Average hourly rate £30.00 £37.50 £34.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-20.00% +7.91%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.80 £23.50 £26.55
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.20 £51.50 £42.95
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.00 £23.00 £31.25
% change year-on-year
- -26.40%
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
609 661 438
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 20.25% 22.31% 21.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 440 460 263
Average daily rate £350 £350 £350
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £500 £458
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £350 £335
% change year-on-year
+4.28% +4.47%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 13 3
Average hourly rate £25.00 £40.00 £40.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-37.50% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.40 £20.00 £24.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.05 £55.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £28.69 £34.50 £28.75
% change year-on-year
-16.84% +20.00%

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 May 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
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 May 2015.

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 May 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 -12 15 £293 -16.42% 4
Gloucestershire 0 12 £350 +13.82% 2
Bristol +4 11 £303 -13.57% 4
Devon -6 4 £300 +7.14% 1
Dorset +2 3 £350 +9.80% 5
Wiltshire -8 3 £350 +14.28% 2
SQL Server 2008
England

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

For the 6 months to 29 May 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.

1 135 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 89 (65.93%) SQL
3 59 (43.70%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 56 (41.48%) Microsoft
5 54 (40.00%) .NET
6 53 (39.26%) C#
7 42 (31.11%) T-SQL
7 42 (31.11%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 40 (29.63%) Business Intelligence
9 39 (28.89%) SQL Server 2005
10 34 (25.19%) ASP.NET
11 32 (23.70%) Data Warehouse
11 32 (23.70%) SQL Server 2012
12 29 (21.48%) Windows
13 26 (19.26%) ETL
14 23 (17.04%) SharePoint
14 23 (17.04%) JavaScript
15 22 (16.30%) MVC
15 22 (16.30%) Team Foundation Server
16 21 (15.56%) HTML
16 21 (15.56%) Web Services
16 21 (15.56%) Visual Studio
17 20 (14.81%) Finance
18 19 (14.07%) IIS
18 19 (14.07%) XML
18 19 (14.07%) SQL Server Analysis Services
19 18 (13.33%) VB.NET
20 16 (11.85%) NHS
21 15 (11.11%) WCF
21 15 (11.11%) Oracle

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

For the 6 months to 29 May 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 (17.04%) SharePoint
2 19 (14.07%) IIS
3 9 (6.67%) BizTalk Server
4 8 (5.93%) SharePoint 2010
4 8 (5.93%) MS Exchange
5 5 (3.70%) Exchange Server 2010
6 3 (2.22%) SharePoint 2013
7 2 (1.48%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 2 (1.48%) Exchange Server 2007
8 1 (0.74%) LiveCycle
8 1 (0.74%) Umbraco
8 1 (0.74%) MS Project Server
8 1 (0.74%) SharePoint Server
8 1 (0.74%) SAS
8 1 (0.74%) Node.js
8 1 (0.74%) Lync
8 1 (0.74%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 10 (7.41%) MS Excel
2 7 (5.19%) MS Office
3 3 (2.22%) MS Project
4 1 (0.74%) PowerPivot
Business Applications
1 4 (2.96%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 3 (2.22%) Dynamics CRM
3 2 (1.48%) Dynamics AX
3 2 (1.48%) Cognos Business Intelligence
Communications & Networking
1 7 (5.19%) SAN
2 3 (2.22%) DHCP
2 3 (2.22%) DNS
2 3 (2.22%) Firewall
3 2 (1.48%) NAS
4 1 (0.74%) VLAN
4 1 (0.74%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 135 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 59 (43.70%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 42 (31.11%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 39 (28.89%) SQL Server 2005
5 32 (23.70%) Data Warehouse
5 32 (23.70%) SQL Server 2012
6 19 (14.07%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 13 (9.63%) SQL Server 2000
8 9 (6.67%) MySQL
9 6 (4.44%) OLAP Cube
9 6 (4.44%) OLAP
10 5 (3.70%) Oracle OLAP
11 4 (2.96%) ActiveReports
12 3 (2.22%) MS Access
12 3 (2.22%) Oracle Database 10g
12 3 (2.22%) Relational Database
12 3 (2.22%) Oracle Database
13 2 (1.48%) Cognos Report Studio
13 2 (1.48%) Crystal Reports
13 2 (1.48%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 22 (16.30%) Team Foundation Server
2 21 (15.56%) Visual Studio
3 4 (2.96%) Jenkins
3 4 (2.96%) Git (software)
4 3 (2.22%) VSS/SourceSafe
4 3 (2.22%) Log4Net
5 2 (1.48%) Bitbucket
5 2 (1.48%) Toad
5 2 (1.48%) Subversion
6 1 (0.74%) Oracle APEX
6 1 (0.74%) MorphX
6 1 (0.74%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 20 (14.81%) Finance
2 5 (3.70%) Banking
3 4 (2.96%) Manufacturing
3 4 (2.96%) Electronics
3 4 (2.96%) Telecoms
3 4 (2.96%) Marketing
4 3 (2.22%) Advertising
5 2 (1.48%) Back Office
5 2 (1.48%) Retail
6 1 (0.74%) Billing
6 1 (0.74%) Legal
Job Titles
1 82 (60.74%) Developer
2 24 (17.78%) .NET Developer
3 23 (17.04%) SQL Developer
4 21 (15.56%) DBA
5 16 (11.85%) SQL DBA
5 16 (11.85%) C# Developer
6 13 (9.63%) C# .NET Developer
7 11 (8.15%) Analyst
7 11 (8.15%) Senior Developer
8 10 (7.41%) Administrator
9 9 (6.67%) Business Intelligence Developer
9 9 (6.67%) Data Warehouse Developer
9 9 (6.67%) Senior .NET Developer
10 8 (5.93%) ASP.NET Developer
11 7 (5.19%) Database Developer
11 7 (5.19%) Consultant
12 6 (4.44%) Architect
12 6 (4.44%) C# ASP.NET Developer
13 5 (3.70%) Report Developer
13 5 (3.70%) BizTalk Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 54 (40.00%) .NET
2 34 (25.19%) ASP.NET
3 21 (15.56%) HTML
3 21 (15.56%) Web Services
4 19 (14.07%) XML
5 15 (11.11%) WCF
6 13 (9.63%) CSS
7 12 (8.89%) .NET Framework
8 10 (7.41%) jQuery
9 9 (6.67%) ASP.NET MVC
9 9 (6.67%) XSL
10 5 (3.70%) Ajax
11 4 (2.96%) XML Schema
11 4 (2.96%) ADO.NET
11 4 (2.96%) WSDL
11 4 (2.96%) MDX
12 3 (2.22%) SOAP
12 3 (2.22%) Classic ASP
12 3 (2.22%) HTML5
12 3 (2.22%) Unity DI Container
Miscellaneous
1 16 (11.85%) NHS
2 9 (6.67%) Management Information System
3 5 (3.70%) Mobile Banking
4 4 (2.96%) DTV
4 4 (2.96%) Data Integration
5 3 (2.22%) Clustering
5 3 (2.22%) Analytical Skills
6 2 (1.48%) Blackberry
6 2 (1.48%) Statistics
6 2 (1.48%) Computer Science
6 2 (1.48%) Visualisation
7 1 (0.74%) Mathematics
7 1 (0.74%) Physics
7 1 (0.74%) Graphic Design
7 1 (0.74%) Replication
7 1 (0.74%) Mobile App
7 1 (0.74%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 29 (21.48%) Windows
2 13 (9.63%) Windows Server 2008
3 11 (8.15%) Windows Server 2003
4 9 (6.67%) Windows Server 2012
5 5 (3.70%) Windows 7
6 3 (2.22%) Linux
7 2 (1.48%) Windows 2000 Server
8 1 (0.74%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 40 (29.63%) Business Intelligence
2 26 (19.26%) ETL
3 22 (16.30%) MVC
4 9 (6.67%) CRM
5 7 (5.19%) Agile Software Development
5 7 (5.19%) Data Migration
5 7 (5.19%) E-Commerce
5 7 (5.19%) Migration
5 7 (5.19%) Performance Tuning
6 6 (4.44%) Database Security
6 6 (4.44%) Kimball Methodology
6 6 (4.44%) Software Deployment
6 6 (4.44%) Validation
6 6 (4.44%) SOA
6 6 (4.44%) Asset Management
6 6 (4.44%) Technical Architecture
7 5 (3.70%) Business Analysis
7 5 (3.70%) Software Engineering
7 5 (3.70%) Scrum
7 5 (3.70%) Performance Improvement
Programming Languages
1 89 (65.93%) SQL
2 53 (39.26%) C#
3 42 (31.11%) T-SQL
4 23 (17.04%) JavaScript
5 18 (13.33%) VB.NET
6 10 (7.41%) VB
7 8 (5.93%) VB6
8 7 (5.19%) PowerShell
9 6 (4.44%) Java
10 5 (3.70%) C++
11 3 (2.22%) Scala
12 2 (1.48%) Delphi
12 2 (1.48%) PL/SQL
12 2 (1.48%) VBScript
13 1 (0.74%) X++
13 1 (0.74%) VBA
13 1 (0.74%) R
Qualifications
1 14 (10.37%) Security Cleared
2 11 (8.15%) SC Cleared
3 7 (5.19%) Microsoft Certification
4 4 (2.96%) MCDBA
4 4 (2.96%) MCITP
5 2 (1.48%) Cisco Certification
5 2 (1.48%) MCSE
5 2 (1.48%) Degree
6 1 (0.74%) BC Cleared
6 1 (0.74%) DV Cleared
6 1 (0.74%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.48%) SLA
1 2 (1.48%) QA
System Software
1 9 (6.67%) Active Directory
2 4 (2.96%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (1.48%) ISA Server
3 2 (1.48%) VMware ESX
4 1 (0.74%) vSphere
4 1 (0.74%) Hyper-V
4 1 (0.74%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 1 (0.74%) SCCM
Vendors
1 56 (41.48%) Microsoft
2 15 (11.11%) Oracle
3 5 (3.70%) VMware
3 5 (3.70%) Citrix
4 4 (2.96%) Red Gate
4 4 (2.96%) SAP
5 2 (1.48%) Tableau
5 2 (1.48%) Cisco
5 2 (1.48%) HP
5 2 (1.48%) EMC
5 2 (1.48%) Juniper
5 2 (1.48%) Websense
5 2 (1.48%) Siebel
5 2 (1.48%) Cognos
6 1 (0.74%) Capita
6 1 (0.74%) Adobe
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