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 27 May 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
27 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft SQL Server 2008
Rank 95 70 57
Rank change year-on-year
-25 -13
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 2008 48 67 99
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 1.61% 2.21% 3.34%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 8.19% 10.31% 14.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 38 44 71
Median daily rate £340 £330 £335
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.03% -1.49%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £276 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £425 £375
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £325 £335
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -2.98%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 2 2
Median hourly rate £25.88 £30.00 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-13.75% -20.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.58 £22.80 £23.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £36.18 £37.20 £51.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £26.00 £22.00 £26.00
% change year-on-year
+18.18% -15.38%
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
586 650 691
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 19.70% 21.47% 23.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 434 462 487
Median daily rate £361 £363 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.34% +3.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £280 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £498 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £365 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.16% +4.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 15 13
Median hourly rate £38.75 £22.50 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+72.22% -43.75%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £19.10 £20.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £49.00 £39.00 £55.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.66 £23.00 £31.50
% change year-on-year
+41.97% -26.98%

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 27 May 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
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 27 May 2016.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing SQL Server 2008 within the South West region over the 3 months to 27 May 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 +7 19 £338 +9.75% 6
Devon +1 5 £300 -
Gloucestershire -9 5 £385 -4.04% 1
Wiltshire -5 4 £283 -8.87% 2
Dorset -7 4 £475 +43.93% 1
Somerset -2 2 £413 +29.92% 2
SQL Server 2008
England

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

For the 6 months to 27 May 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 88 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 59 (67.05%) SQL
3 41 (46.59%) Microsoft
4 37 (42.05%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 36 (40.91%) SQL Server 2012
6 31 (35.23%) .NET
7 27 (30.68%) C#
7 27 (30.68%) Business Intelligence
7 27 (30.68%) SQL Server 2005
8 26 (29.55%) T-SQL
9 24 (27.27%) Data Warehouse
10 21 (23.86%) MS Excel
10 21 (23.86%) Finance
11 20 (22.73%) SharePoint
12 19 (21.59%) Windows
13 17 (19.32%) ASP.NET
13 17 (19.32%) IIS
13 17 (19.32%) ETL
13 17 (19.32%) SQL Server Reporting Services
13 17 (19.32%) SQL Server Analysis Services
14 13 (14.77%) .NET Framework
15 12 (13.64%) Migration
16 11 (12.50%) SQL Server 2000
16 11 (12.50%) HTML
16 11 (12.50%) PowerShell
17 10 (11.36%) MVC
18 9 (10.23%) CSS
18 9 (10.23%) Windows Server
18 9 (10.23%) Windows Server 2008
18 9 (10.23%) Web Development

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 20 (22.73%) SharePoint
2 17 (19.32%) IIS
3 6 (6.82%) SharePoint 2013
4 5 (5.68%) SharePoint 2010
5 3 (3.41%) Umbraco
6 2 (2.27%) BizTalk Server
7 1 (1.14%) CMS
7 1 (1.14%) Commerce Server
7 1 (1.14%) Exchange Server 2010
7 1 (1.14%) Exchange Server 2013
7 1 (1.14%) MS Exchange
7 1 (1.14%) Skype for Business
7 1 (1.14%) WebSphere
Applications
1 21 (23.86%) MS Excel
2 6 (6.82%) InfoPath
3 3 (3.41%) MS Office
4 2 (2.27%) MS PowerPoint
5 1 (1.14%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 4 (4.55%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 2 (2.27%) SAP CRM
2 2 (2.27%) SAP ERP
2 2 (2.27%) SAP SCM
3 1 (1.14%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (1.14%) SAP R/3
Cloud Services
1 6 (6.82%) Office 365
2 2 (2.27%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 7 (7.95%) Internet
1 7 (7.95%) Kerberos
2 3 (3.41%) Intranet
3 1 (1.14%) Broadband
3 1 (1.14%) DNS
3 1 (1.14%) LAN
3 1 (1.14%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 88 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 37 (42.05%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 36 (40.91%) SQL Server 2012
4 27 (30.68%) SQL Server 2005
5 24 (27.27%) Data Warehouse
6 17 (19.32%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 17 (19.32%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 11 (12.50%) SQL Server 2000
8 8 (9.09%) SQL Server 2014
9 6 (6.82%) Oracle Database
10 4 (4.55%) OLAP
10 4 (4.55%) Oracle Database 11g
11 3 (3.41%) OLAP Cube
11 3 (3.41%) Oracle Database 12c
12 2 (2.27%) Crystal Reports
12 2 (2.27%) PowerPivot
12 2 (2.27%) RDBMS
12 2 (2.27%) Relational Database
12 2 (2.27%) SAP BW
12 2 (2.27%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 6 (6.82%) ERwin
2 5 (5.68%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
3 3 (3.41%) Team Foundation Server
3 3 (3.41%) Visual Studio
4 2 (2.27%) Subversion
5 1 (1.14%) TortoiseSVN
5 1 (1.14%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 21 (23.86%) Finance
2 5 (5.68%) Banking
2 5 (5.68%) Telecoms
3 4 (4.55%) Advertising
3 4 (4.55%) Electronics
3 4 (4.55%) Manufacturing
3 4 (4.55%) Marketing
4 2 (2.27%) Military
5 1 (1.14%) Retail
Job Titles
1 52 (59.09%) Developer
2 21 (23.86%) SQL Developer
3 16 (18.18%) DBA
4 14 (15.91%) Analyst
5 13 (14.77%) .NET Developer
6 12 (13.64%) SQL DBA
7 10 (11.36%) SSIS Developer
8 9 (10.23%) Administrator
8 9 (10.23%) Business Intelligence Developer
8 9 (10.23%) Data Warehouse Developer
9 8 (9.09%) SQL Analyst
10 7 (7.95%) Business Intelligence Analyst
10 7 (7.95%) SharePoint Developer
11 6 (6.82%) SQL Server Developer
12 5 (5.68%) ASP.NET Developer
12 5 (5.68%) Data Warehouse Analyst
12 5 (5.68%) ETL Developer
12 5 (5.68%) SQL Server Analyst
12 5 (5.68%) Technical Analyst
12 5 (5.68%) T-SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 31 (35.23%) .NET
2 17 (19.32%) ASP.NET
3 13 (14.77%) .NET Framework
4 11 (12.50%) HTML
5 9 (10.23%) CSS
6 5 (5.68%) ASP.NET MVC
6 5 (5.68%) Entity Framework
6 5 (5.68%) Web Services
7 4 (4.55%) XML
8 3 (3.41%) Ajax
9 2 (2.27%) jQuery
9 2 (2.27%) MDX
9 2 (2.27%) WCF
10 1 (1.14%) ASP.NET MVC 3
10 1 (1.14%) HTML5
10 1 (1.14%) JSON
10 1 (1.14%) LINQ
10 1 (1.14%) SAP PI
10 1 (1.14%) TIBCO EMS
10 1 (1.14%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 5 (5.68%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (3.41%) Blog
2 3 (3.41%) Data Centre
2 3 (3.41%) Data Integration
2 3 (3.41%) Management Information System
2 3 (3.41%) NHS
2 3 (3.41%) Replication
3 2 (2.27%) Data Structures
4 1 (1.14%) Clustering
4 1 (1.14%) Data Protection Act
4 1 (1.14%) Digital Media
4 1 (1.14%) Smartphone
4 1 (1.14%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 19 (21.59%) Windows
2 9 (10.23%) Windows Server
2 9 (10.23%) Windows Server 2008
3 8 (9.09%) Windows Server 2012
4 3 (3.41%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (30.68%) Business Intelligence
2 17 (19.32%) ETL
3 12 (13.64%) Migration
4 10 (11.36%) MVC
5 9 (10.23%) Web Development
6 8 (9.09%) Mentoring
7 7 (7.95%) Data Modelling
7 7 (7.95%) Incident Management
7 7 (7.95%) Problem Management
8 6 (6.82%) Coaching
8 6 (6.82%) Data Analysis
8 6 (6.82%) SDLC
9 5 (5.68%) Agile Software Development
9 5 (5.68%) Kimball Methodology
10 4 (4.55%) Digital Marketing
10 4 (4.55%) ERP
10 4 (4.55%) Programme Management
10 4 (4.55%) SOA
11 3 (3.41%) Document Management
11 3 (3.41%) ETL Development
Programming Languages
1 59 (67.05%) SQL
2 27 (30.68%) C#
3 26 (29.55%) T-SQL
4 11 (12.50%) PowerShell
5 7 (7.95%) JavaScript
6 5 (5.68%) VB.NET
6 5 (5.68%) VBA
7 2 (2.27%) VB
8 1 (1.14%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
8 1 (1.14%) Java
8 1 (1.14%) VB6
8 1 (1.14%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 6 (6.82%) Security Cleared
2 4 (4.55%) DV Cleared
3 3 (3.41%) Degree
4 2 (2.27%) SC Cleared
5 1 (1.14%) MCSE
5 1 (1.14%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.27%) Sarbanes-Oxley
1 2 (2.27%) Solvency II
2 1 (1.14%) Data Quality
2 1 (1.14%) SLA
System Software
1 5 (5.68%) ISA Server
2 2 (2.27%) Active Directory
2 2 (2.27%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 6 (6.82%) SCCM
2 1 (1.14%) DBAmp
2 1 (1.14%) McAfee ePO
2 1 (1.14%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
2 1 (1.14%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
Vendors
1 41 (46.59%) Microsoft
2 7 (7.95%) Nintex
3 6 (6.82%) Oracle
3 6 (6.82%) SAP
4 3 (3.41%) Teradata
5 1 (1.14%) Intel Security
5 1 (1.14%) Remedy
5 1 (1.14%) Salesforce.com
5 1 (1.14%) ServiceNow
5 1 (1.14%) TIBCO
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