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 22 September 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
22 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft SQL Server 2008
Rank 88 44 41
Rank change year-on-year
-44 -3
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 2008 56 70 128
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 1.68% 3.10% 4.11%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 9.20% 13.59% 18.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 37 45 77
Average daily rate
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£325 £360 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-9.72% +10.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £220 £254
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £400 £422
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £325 £325
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 11
Average hourly rate - £25.00 £47.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -47.36%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.50 £32.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-40.00% -7.14%
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
609 515 674
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 18.26% 22.81% 21.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 388 356 380
Average daily rate £375 £360 £345
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.16% +4.34%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £483 £470 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £340 £338
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +0.74%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 13 40
Average hourly rate £22.50 £25.00 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.00% -33.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.00 £16.50 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £26.00 £44.75 £51.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.09 £30.00 £31.75
% change year-on-year
+6.96% -5.51%

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 22 September 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 22 September 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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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 -12 14 £325 -12.16% 8
Gloucestershire -14 13 £353 -2.75% 2
Wiltshire -13 10 £250 -16.66% 8
Devon - 6 - - 2
Somerset -22 5 £365 +4.28% 3
Dorset -2 1 £250 -35.48% 6
SQL Server 2008
England

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

For the 6 months to 22 September 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.

1 175 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 109 (62.29%) SQL
3 70 (40.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 69 (39.43%) T-SQL
5 67 (38.29%) SQL Server 2005
6 63 (36.00%) .NET
7 61 (34.86%) C#
8 52 (29.71%) SQL Server 2012
9 49 (28.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 42 (24.00%) Security Cleared
10 42 (24.00%) ASP.NET
11 38 (21.71%) Oracle
12 35 (20.00%) Finance
13 33 (18.86%) SC Cleared
13 33 (18.86%) Business Intelligence
14 30 (17.14%) Microsoft
15 29 (16.57%) SLA
15 29 (16.57%) SharePoint
16 28 (16.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
17 27 (15.43%) Oracle Database
18 26 (14.86%) Agile Software Development
19 24 (13.71%) JavaScript
19 24 (13.71%) Performance Tuning
20 23 (13.14%) HTML
20 23 (13.14%) ETL
20 23 (13.14%) Oracle Database 11g
21 22 (12.57%) MVC
21 22 (12.57%) Oracle Database 10g
21 22 (12.57%) Data Warehouse
22 21 (12.00%) SharePoint 2010

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

For the 6 months to 22 September 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 29 (16.57%) SharePoint
2 21 (12.00%) SharePoint 2010
3 19 (10.86%) IIS
4 10 (5.71%) MS Exchange
4 10 (5.71%) Exchange Server 2013
5 9 (5.14%) SharePoint 2013
6 6 (3.43%) SharePoint Server
7 5 (2.86%) Lync
7 5 (2.86%) Exchange Server 2010
8 4 (2.29%) Node.js
8 4 (2.29%) BizTalk Server
9 2 (1.14%) MS Project Server
9 2 (1.14%) Umbraco
10 1 (0.57%) Oracle Service Bus
10 1 (0.57%) WebLogic
10 1 (0.57%) ArcGIS
10 1 (0.57%) CMS
10 1 (0.57%) WebSphere
10 1 (0.57%) SAS
10 1 (0.57%) Apache
Applications
1 15 (8.57%) MS Excel
2 4 (2.29%) PowerPivot
3 2 (1.14%) MS Office
3 2 (1.14%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (0.57%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 8 (4.57%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 3 (1.71%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.57%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (0.57%) Cognos Business Intelligence
3 1 (0.57%) Cerner Millennium
3 1 (0.57%) Oracle BPM
3 1 (0.57%) Summit
Communications & Networking
1 5 (2.86%) Firewall
2 1 (0.57%) BIG-IP
2 1 (0.57%) HTTP
2 1 (0.57%) TCP/IP
2 1 (0.57%) DNS
2 1 (0.57%) HTTPS
2 1 (0.57%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 175 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 70 (40.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 67 (38.29%) SQL Server 2005
4 52 (29.71%) SQL Server 2012
5 49 (28.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 28 (16.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 27 (15.43%) Oracle Database
8 23 (13.14%) Oracle Database 11g
9 22 (12.57%) Oracle Database 10g
9 22 (12.57%) Data Warehouse
10 13 (7.43%) OLAP
11 12 (6.86%) MySQL
12 11 (6.29%) Microsoft Analysis Services
13 10 (5.71%) Relational Database
14 9 (5.14%) SQL Server 2000
15 6 (3.43%) Oracle Reports
16 4 (2.29%) Crystal Reports
17 3 (1.71%) QlikView
18 2 (1.14%) PerformancePoint
19 1 (0.57%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 16 (9.14%) Team Foundation Server
2 14 (8.00%) Visual Studio
3 3 (1.71%) FitNesse
4 2 (1.14%) NUnit
4 2 (1.14%) Subversion
4 2 (1.14%) MSTest
4 2 (1.14%) Moq
4 2 (1.14%) Git (software)
5 1 (0.57%) NuGet
5 1 (0.57%) xUnit.net
5 1 (0.57%) Rhino Mocks
5 1 (0.57%) ReSharper
5 1 (0.57%) Introscope
5 1 (0.57%) Talend Open Studio
5 1 (0.57%) Mercurial
General
1 35 (20.00%) Finance
2 11 (6.29%) Marketing
3 10 (5.71%) Manufacturing
3 10 (5.71%) Telecoms
4 8 (4.57%) Electronics
5 6 (3.43%) Military
6 3 (1.71%) Retail
6 3 (1.71%) Back Office
7 2 (1.14%) Publishing
8 1 (0.57%) Banking
Job Titles
1 91 (52.00%) Developer
2 37 (21.14%) DBA
3 35 (20.00%) SQL DBA
4 30 (17.14%) SQL Developer
5 23 (13.14%) .NET Developer
6 18 (10.29%) Administrator
7 17 (9.71%) C# Developer
8 16 (9.14%) Analyst
9 12 (6.86%) SQL Server DBA
9 12 (6.86%) Business Intelligence Developer
10 9 (5.14%) Oracle DBA
10 9 (5.14%) Business Developer
11 7 (4.00%) SQL Server Developer
11 7 (4.00%) Integration Specialist
12 6 (3.43%) SharePoint Administrator
12 6 (3.43%) Senior Developer
12 6 (3.43%) C# .NET Developer
13 5 (2.86%) Data Analyst
13 5 (2.86%) SharePoint Developer
13 5 (2.86%) ASP.NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 63 (36.00%) .NET
2 42 (24.00%) ASP.NET
3 23 (13.14%) HTML
4 19 (10.86%) CSS
5 16 (9.14%) XML
5 16 (9.14%) jQuery
6 12 (6.86%) Web Services
7 11 (6.29%) .NET Framework
8 10 (5.71%) WCF
8 10 (5.71%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
9 9 (5.14%) ASP.NET MVC
9 9 (5.14%) Ajax
10 8 (4.57%) XSLT
10 8 (4.57%) HTML5
11 7 (4.00%) JSON
11 7 (4.00%) MDX
11 7 (4.00%) ASP.NET MVC 3
12 5 (2.86%) Razor View Engine
12 5 (2.86%) MSMQ
13 4 (2.29%) ADO.NET
Miscellaneous
1 15 (8.57%) Clustering
2 8 (4.57%) DTV
3 6 (3.43%) Statistics
3 6 (3.43%) Informatics
3 6 (3.43%) NHS
4 5 (2.86%) Analytical Skills
4 5 (2.86%) GIS
4 5 (2.86%) Management Information System
5 3 (1.71%) Computer Science
6 1 (0.57%) RIA
6 1 (0.57%) Grid Computing
6 1 (0.57%) Client/Server
6 1 (0.57%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 15 (8.57%) Windows
2 9 (5.14%) Windows 7
3 8 (4.57%) Windows Server 2012
4 6 (3.43%) Windows Server 2008
5 4 (2.29%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (0.57%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (0.57%) HPUX
6 1 (0.57%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 33 (18.86%) Business Intelligence
2 26 (14.86%) Agile Software Development
3 24 (13.71%) Performance Tuning
4 23 (13.14%) ETL
5 22 (12.57%) MVC
6 19 (10.86%) Migration
7 14 (8.00%) Scrum
8 13 (7.43%) OO
8 13 (7.43%) Data Migration
9 11 (6.29%) Kimball Methodology
10 9 (5.14%) Dimensional Modelling
10 9 (5.14%) Risk Analysis
11 8 (4.57%) Digital Marketing
11 8 (4.57%) Programme Management
12 7 (4.00%) UML
12 7 (4.00%) Project Management
12 7 (4.00%) Unit Testing
13 6 (3.43%) Capacity Planning
13 6 (3.43%) CRM
13 6 (3.43%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 109 (62.29%) SQL
2 69 (39.43%) T-SQL
3 61 (34.86%) C#
4 24 (13.71%) JavaScript
5 15 (8.57%) VB.NET
6 13 (7.43%) PowerShell
7 5 (2.86%) VB
8 4 (2.29%) Java
9 2 (1.14%) Apex Code
9 2 (1.14%) PHP
9 2 (1.14%) COBOL
9 2 (1.14%) Delphi
10 1 (0.57%) C++
10 1 (0.57%) Data Mining Extensions (DMX)
10 1 (0.57%) VBA
Qualifications
1 42 (24.00%) Security Cleared
2 33 (18.86%) SC Cleared
3 7 (4.00%) DV Cleared
4 6 (3.43%) Microsoft Certification
5 5 (2.86%) MCSE
6 4 (2.29%) Degree
7 2 (1.14%) ISTQB
8 1 (0.57%) OCP
8 1 (0.57%) OCA
8 1 (0.57%) Oracle Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 29 (16.57%) SLA
2 7 (4.00%) HL7
3 6 (3.43%) QA
4 2 (1.14%) Data Quality
5 1 (0.57%) ISO 9001
5 1 (0.57%) ISO 14001
5 1 (0.57%) WCAG
System Software
1 19 (10.86%) Oracle RMAN
2 5 (2.86%) ISA Server
2 5 (2.86%) Hyper-V
3 1 (0.57%) Postfix
3 1 (0.57%) Active Directory
3 1 (0.57%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 19 (10.86%) Data Guard
2 5 (2.86%) SCCM
2 5 (2.86%) McAfee ePO
3 1 (0.57%) HP Quality Center
3 1 (0.57%) CA Wily
Vendors
1 38 (21.71%) Oracle
2 30 (17.14%) Microsoft
3 9 (5.14%) SAP
4 5 (2.86%) Remedy
4 5 (2.86%) McAfee
4 5 (2.86%) Barracuda Networks
5 2 (1.14%) HP
5 2 (1.14%) Salesforce.com
6 1 (0.57%) Cerner
6 1 (0.57%) CA
6 1 (0.57%) JD Edwards
6 1 (0.57%) JBoss
6 1 (0.57%) Cognos
6 1 (0.57%) Sitecore
6 1 (0.57%) F5
6 1 (0.57%) Talend
6 1 (0.57%) ESRI
6 1 (0.57%) Serena
6 1 (0.57%) Telerik
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