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 30 September 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
30 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft SQL Server 2008
Rank 109 96 87
Rank change year-on-year
-13 -9
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 2008 29 57 64
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 1.04% 1.72% 1.89%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 4.65% 7.70% 9.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 46 44
Median daily rate £325 £325 £325
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £253 £233
10% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £400 £412
UK excluding London median daily rate £345 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
-1.42% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £100.00 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.85 £29.50 £19.91
% change year-on-year
+38.47% +48.16%
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
623 740 696
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 22.36% 22.35% 20.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 432 540 453
Median daily rate £368 £385 £370
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.54% +4.05%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £378 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+0.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 28 9
Median hourly rate £44.00 £43.00 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.32% +91.11%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.00 £30.00 £16.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.40 £78.27 £29.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.07 £33.55 £23.75
% change year-on-year
+7.51% +41.26%

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 30 September 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 30 September 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
Dorset +11 7 £350 - 2
Bristol -22 7 £375 +14.94% 5
Wiltshire +19 4 £300 +8.10% 1
Somerset +27 3 £300 -
Gloucestershire -14 2 £325 +4.00%
Devon +4 1 £325 +12.06%
SQL Server 2008
England

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

For the 6 months to 30 September 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 63 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 45 (71.43%) SQL
3 24 (38.10%) Microsoft
4 23 (36.51%) SQL Server 2005
4 23 (36.51%) SQL Server 2012
5 22 (34.92%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 21 (33.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 21 (33.33%) T-SQL
7 20 (31.75%) .NET
8 18 (28.57%) HTML
9 17 (26.98%) Business Intelligence
10 16 (25.40%) C#
11 15 (23.81%) ASP.NET
12 12 (19.05%) Agile Software Development
12 12 (19.05%) MVC
12 12 (19.05%) Windows
12 12 (19.05%) JavaScript
12 12 (19.05%) SharePoint
12 12 (19.05%) SQL Server Analysis Services
13 10 (15.87%) Data Warehouse
13 10 (15.87%) Ajax
14 9 (14.29%) jQuery
14 9 (14.29%) Security Cleared
15 8 (12.70%) Team Foundation Server
15 8 (12.70%) SQL Server 2014
15 8 (12.70%) MS Excel
15 8 (12.70%) SQL Server 2000
15 8 (12.70%) C++
15 8 (12.70%) Finance
16 7 (11.11%) Web Services

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 (19.05%) SharePoint
2 7 (11.11%) SharePoint 2010
2 7 (11.11%) SharePoint 2013
3 6 (9.52%) IIS
4 2 (3.17%) Exchange Server 2010
4 2 (3.17%) MS Exchange
5 1 (1.59%) Commerce Server
5 1 (1.59%) Exchange Server 2007
5 1 (1.59%) Exchange Server 2013
5 1 (1.59%) Skype for Business
5 1 (1.59%) Umbraco
Applications
1 8 (12.70%) MS Excel
2 2 (3.17%) InfoPath
2 2 (3.17%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 3 (4.76%) Dynamics AX
2 2 (3.17%) SAP CRM
2 2 (3.17%) SAP ERP
2 2 (3.17%) SAP SCM
3 1 (1.59%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 1 (1.59%) SAP R/3
Cloud Services
1 2 (3.17%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (1.59%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (3.17%) Internet
1 2 (3.17%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 63 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 23 (36.51%) SQL Server 2005
2 23 (36.51%) SQL Server 2012
3 22 (34.92%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 21 (33.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 12 (19.05%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 10 (15.87%) Data Warehouse
7 8 (12.70%) SQL Server 2000
7 8 (12.70%) SQL Server 2014
8 5 (7.94%) Crystal Reports
8 5 (7.94%) Power BI
9 4 (6.35%) Oracle Database
10 3 (4.76%) DB2
10 3 (4.76%) SQL Server 2016
11 2 (3.17%) OLAP
11 2 (3.17%) Oracle Database 11g
11 2 (3.17%) Oracle Database 12c
11 2 (3.17%) SAP BI
11 2 (3.17%) SAP BW
12 1 (1.59%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 8 (12.70%) Team Foundation Server
2 5 (7.94%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
3 4 (6.35%) Visual Studio
4 3 (4.76%) Git (software)
4 3 (4.76%) Subversion
4 3 (4.76%) VSS/SourceSafe
5 2 (3.17%) ERwin
5 2 (3.17%) Jenkins
5 2 (3.17%) ReSharper
6 1 (1.59%) JIRA
6 1 (1.59%) NuGet
6 1 (1.59%) TeamCity
6 1 (1.59%) TortoiseSVN
General
1 8 (12.70%) Finance
2 3 (4.76%) Military
3 2 (3.17%) Marketing
3 2 (3.17%) Telecoms
4 1 (1.59%) Advertising
4 1 (1.59%) Banking
4 1 (1.59%) Electronics
4 1 (1.59%) Manufacturing
4 1 (1.59%) Retail
Job Titles
1 31 (49.21%) Developer
2 14 (22.22%) DBA
3 13 (20.63%) SQL DBA
4 12 (19.05%) .NET Developer
5 11 (17.46%) SQL Developer
6 8 (12.70%) Administrator
7 5 (7.94%) ASP.NET Developer
7 5 (7.94%) Consultant
8 4 (6.35%) Analyst
8 4 (6.35%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
8 4 (6.35%) SharePoint Developer
8 4 (6.35%) SQL Server Developer
9 3 (4.76%) 3rd Line Support
9 3 (4.76%) ETL Developer
9 3 (4.76%) HTML Developer
9 3 (4.76%) Support Engineer
9 3 (4.76%) T-SQL Developer
10 2 (3.17%) C# Developer
10 2 (3.17%) Data Warehouse Analyst
10 2 (3.17%) Technical Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (31.75%) .NET
2 18 (28.57%) HTML
3 15 (23.81%) ASP.NET
4 10 (15.87%) Ajax
5 9 (14.29%) jQuery
6 7 (11.11%) LINQ
6 7 (11.11%) WCF
6 7 (11.11%) Web Services
6 7 (11.11%) XML
7 6 (9.52%) .NET Framework
7 6 (9.52%) CSS
7 6 (9.52%) HTML5
8 5 (7.94%) ASP.NET MVC
8 5 (7.94%) Twitter Bootstrap
9 4 (6.35%) Entity Framework
9 4 (6.35%) SOAP
10 3 (4.76%) ASP.NET MVC 3
10 3 (4.76%) Kendo UI
10 3 (4.76%) NHibernate
10 3 (4.76%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 4 (6.35%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (4.76%) Clustering
2 3 (4.76%) Data Structures
2 3 (4.76%) NHS
3 2 (3.17%) N-Tier
3 2 (3.17%) Replication
4 1 (1.59%) Data Centre
4 1 (1.59%) Digital Media
4 1 (1.59%) Informatics
4 1 (1.59%) Smartphone
4 1 (1.59%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 12 (19.05%) Windows
2 5 (7.94%) Windows Server 2008
3 4 (6.35%) Windows Server 2012
4 3 (4.76%) Windows 7
5 1 (1.59%) Linux
5 1 (1.59%) Mac OS X
5 1 (1.59%) Unix
5 1 (1.59%) Windows 8
5 1 (1.59%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (1.59%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (26.98%) Business Intelligence
2 12 (19.05%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (19.05%) MVC
3 6 (9.52%) ERP
4 5 (7.94%) Data Analysis
4 5 (7.94%) Data Modelling
4 5 (7.94%) ETL
4 5 (7.94%) Migration
4 5 (7.94%) TDD
5 4 (6.35%) Continuous Integration
5 4 (6.35%) Data Management
5 4 (6.35%) OO
6 3 (4.76%) Data Protection
6 3 (4.76%) ITIL
6 3 (4.76%) Waterfall
6 3 (4.76%) Web Development
7 2 (3.17%) BDD
7 2 (3.17%) Capacity Planning
7 2 (3.17%) ITIL V3
7 2 (3.17%) OOP
Programming Languages
1 45 (71.43%) SQL
2 21 (33.33%) T-SQL
3 16 (25.40%) C#
4 12 (19.05%) JavaScript
5 8 (12.70%) C++
6 6 (9.52%) VB
7 5 (7.94%) Java
7 5 (7.94%) VB6
8 4 (6.35%) VB.NET
9 3 (4.76%) PowerShell
10 2 (3.17%) VBA
11 1 (1.59%) Shell Script
11 1 (1.59%) VBScript
11 1 (1.59%) VC++
Qualifications
1 9 (14.29%) Security Cleared
2 6 (9.52%) SC Cleared
3 4 (6.35%) DV Cleared
4 2 (3.17%) Degree
5 1 (1.59%) MCSE
5 1 (1.59%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.17%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 1 (1.59%) QA
System Software
1 2 (3.17%) Active Directory
1 2 (3.17%) Hyper-V
1 2 (3.17%) ISA Server
1 2 (3.17%) Virtual Machines
2 1 (1.59%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (1.59%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 3 (4.76%) SCCM
2 1 (1.59%) Backup Exec
2 1 (1.59%) Failover Clustering
2 1 (1.59%) McAfee ePO
2 1 (1.59%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
2 1 (1.59%) Microsoft Intune
2 1 (1.59%) ServiceCenter
Vendors
1 24 (38.10%) Microsoft
2 4 (6.35%) Oracle
2 4 (6.35%) SAP
3 3 (4.76%) Telerik
4 1 (1.59%) Apple
4 1 (1.59%) HP
4 1 (1.59%) Intel Security
4 1 (1.59%) Remedy
4 1 (1.59%) Teradata
4 1 (1.59%) VMware
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