The first table below looks at the demand 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 25 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Database & Business Intelligence category for the South West region.

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
25 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft SQL Server 2008
Rank 54 56 35
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -21
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 2008 97 61 122
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 3.19% 2.84% 4.02%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 15.40% 13.44% 19.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 65 41 77
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£325 £360 £333
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-9.72% +8.27%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £213 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £475 £435
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £325 £325
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 0 11
Average hourly rate £20.00 - £41.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £26.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-23.07% -25.71%
Database & Business Intelligence Category
South West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Database & Business Intelligence category
630 454 631
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 20.69% 21.15% 20.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 415 314 371
Average daily rate £350 £360 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.77% +2.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £217 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £483 £425 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 3 30
Average hourly rate £20.00 £45.00 £25.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-55.55% +80.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £28.50 £30.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-5.00% -
SQL Server 2008
England

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 25 July 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
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 25 July 2014.

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 25 July 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
Wiltshire +9 25 £325 -2.40% 8
Bristol -5 24 £335 -29.47% 12
Gloucestershire -3 15 £315 -13.10% 6
Somerset -21 14 £338 -6.25% 5
Devon -6 7 £281 +40.62% 1
Dorset +2 3 £288 -11.53% 4
SQL Server 2008
England

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

For the 6 months to 25 July 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.

1 211 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 128 (60.66%) SQL
3 83 (39.34%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 79 (37.44%) T-SQL
5 76 (36.02%) SQL Server 2005
6 75 (35.55%) .NET
7 70 (33.18%) C#
8 64 (30.33%) SQL Server 2012
9 60 (28.44%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 52 (24.64%) ASP.NET
11 50 (23.70%) Security Cleared
12 46 (21.80%) Oracle
12 46 (21.80%) Finance
13 45 (21.33%) Microsoft
13 45 (21.33%) SC Cleared
14 40 (18.96%) Business Intelligence
15 34 (16.11%) SharePoint
15 34 (16.11%) Performance Tuning
16 31 (14.69%) SQL Server Analysis Services
17 30 (14.22%) Data Warehouse
18 29 (13.74%) ETL
18 29 (13.74%) SLA
18 29 (13.74%) Migration
19 28 (13.27%) Oracle Database
20 27 (12.80%) IIS
20 27 (12.80%) HTML
21 26 (12.32%) JavaScript
21 26 (12.32%) MVC
22 25 (11.85%) SharePoint 2010
23 24 (11.37%) MS Excel

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

For the 6 months to 25 July 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 34 (16.11%) SharePoint
2 27 (12.80%) IIS
3 25 (11.85%) SharePoint 2010
4 14 (6.64%) SharePoint 2013
4 14 (6.64%) MS Exchange
5 10 (4.74%) Exchange Server 2013
6 9 (4.27%) SharePoint Server
7 5 (2.37%) Lync
7 5 (2.37%) BizTalk Server
8 4 (1.90%) Node.js
9 3 (1.42%) Exchange Server 2007
10 2 (0.95%) Exchange Server 2010
11 1 (0.47%) Umbraco
11 1 (0.47%) Oracle Service Bus
11 1 (0.47%) WebSphere
11 1 (0.47%) MS Project Server
11 1 (0.47%) Commerce Server
11 1 (0.47%) ArcGIS
11 1 (0.47%) LiveLink
11 1 (0.47%) SAS
Applications
1 24 (11.37%) MS Excel
2 8 (3.79%) PowerPivot
3 2 (0.95%) MS Office
3 2 (0.95%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (0.47%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 6 (2.84%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (0.47%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (0.47%) Cognos Business Intelligence
2 1 (0.47%) Cerner Millennium
2 1 (0.47%) Oracle BPM
2 1 (0.47%) Summit
Cloud Services
1 2 (0.95%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 10 (4.74%) Firewall
2 4 (1.90%) Network Security
3 3 (1.42%) HTTP
3 3 (1.42%) HTTPS
4 2 (0.95%) SAN
4 2 (0.95%) TCP/IP
4 2 (0.95%) DNS
5 1 (0.47%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 211 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 83 (39.34%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 76 (36.02%) SQL Server 2005
4 64 (30.33%) SQL Server 2012
5 60 (28.44%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 31 (14.69%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 30 (14.22%) Data Warehouse
8 28 (13.27%) Oracle Database
9 24 (11.37%) Oracle Database 11g
10 23 (10.90%) Oracle Database 10g
11 14 (6.64%) MySQL
12 13 (6.16%) OLAP
13 12 (5.69%) Microsoft Analysis Services
14 9 (4.27%) SQL Server 2000
15 8 (3.79%) Crystal Reports
15 8 (3.79%) Relational Database
16 7 (3.32%) QlikView
17 6 (2.84%) PerformancePoint
17 6 (2.84%) Oracle Reports
18 4 (1.90%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 18 (8.53%) Team Foundation Server
2 17 (8.06%) Visual Studio
3 7 (3.32%) FitNesse
4 4 (1.90%) NUnit
4 4 (1.90%) Subversion
4 4 (1.90%) Git (software)
5 3 (1.42%) NuGet
5 3 (1.42%) ReSharper
5 3 (1.42%) Talend Open Studio
6 2 (0.95%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
6 2 (0.95%) MSTest
6 2 (0.95%) Moq
6 2 (0.95%) PhoneGap
7 1 (0.47%) Rhino Mocks
7 1 (0.47%) xUnit.net
7 1 (0.47%) Mercurial
General
1 46 (21.80%) Finance
2 9 (4.27%) Marketing
3 8 (3.79%) Manufacturing
4 7 (3.32%) Telecoms
5 6 (2.84%) Electronics
6 4 (1.90%) Retail
7 3 (1.42%) Back Office
7 3 (1.42%) Military
8 2 (0.95%) Banking
8 2 (0.95%) Publishing
9 1 (0.47%) Legal
Job Titles
1 104 (49.29%) Developer
2 42 (19.91%) DBA
3 39 (18.48%) SQL DBA
4 33 (15.64%) SQL Developer
5 28 (13.27%) .NET Developer
6 27 (12.80%) Analyst
7 21 (9.95%) Administrator
8 15 (7.11%) SQL Server DBA
8 15 (7.11%) Business Intelligence Developer
9 12 (5.69%) C# Developer
10 10 (4.74%) Oracle DBA
11 9 (4.27%) SharePoint Administrator
11 9 (4.27%) SQL Server Developer
12 7 (3.32%) SharePoint Developer
12 7 (3.32%) Senior Developer
12 7 (3.32%) Business Developer
13 6 (2.84%) Test Analyst
13 6 (2.84%) Report Developer
13 6 (2.84%) Senior .NET Developer
13 6 (2.84%) Integration Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 75 (35.55%) .NET
2 52 (24.64%) ASP.NET
3 27 (12.80%) HTML
4 22 (10.43%) XML
5 20 (9.48%) CSS
6 17 (8.06%) .NET Framework
6 17 (8.06%) jQuery
7 14 (6.64%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
8 13 (6.16%) HTML5
9 12 (5.69%) MDX
10 10 (4.74%) WCF
10 10 (4.74%) ASP.NET MVC
11 9 (4.27%) Ajax
11 9 (4.27%) Web Services
12 7 (3.32%) XSLT
13 5 (2.37%) MSMQ
13 5 (2.37%) JSON
13 5 (2.37%) ADO.NET
13 5 (2.37%) LINQ
13 5 (2.37%) Ext JS
Miscellaneous
1 20 (9.48%) Clustering
2 6 (2.84%) Statistics
2 6 (2.84%) Informatics
2 6 (2.84%) DTV
2 6 (2.84%) Replication
3 5 (2.37%) Management Information System
3 5 (2.37%) N-Tier
3 5 (2.37%) NHS
3 5 (2.37%) Mobile App
4 4 (1.90%) iPhone
5 3 (1.42%) Computer Science
5 3 (1.42%) iPad
6 2 (0.95%) Augmented Reality
6 2 (0.95%) IBM Mainframe
6 2 (0.95%) Mainframe
6 2 (0.95%) GIS
7 1 (0.47%) Client/Server
7 1 (0.47%) Grid Computing
7 1 (0.47%) Data Conversion
7 1 (0.47%) RIA
Operating Systems
1 23 (10.90%) Windows
2 13 (6.16%) Windows Server 2008
3 12 (5.69%) Windows Server 2012
4 9 (4.27%) Windows Server 2003
5 6 (2.84%) Windows 7
6 3 (1.42%) Windows XP
7 2 (0.95%) Apple iOS
7 2 (0.95%) Android
8 1 (0.47%) HPUX
8 1 (0.47%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 40 (18.96%) Business Intelligence
2 34 (16.11%) Performance Tuning
3 29 (13.74%) ETL
3 29 (13.74%) Migration
4 26 (12.32%) MVC
5 14 (6.64%) Scrum
6 13 (6.16%) Data Modelling
6 13 (6.16%) Data Migration
7 12 (5.69%) Agile Software Development
8 11 (5.21%) E-Commerce
8 11 (5.21%) Kimball Methodology
9 10 (4.74%) OO
10 9 (4.27%) Risk Analysis
10 9 (4.27%) Dimensional Modelling
11 7 (3.32%) TDD
11 7 (3.32%) Project Management
12 6 (2.84%) ITIL
12 6 (2.84%) Programme Management
12 6 (2.84%) Data Analysis
12 6 (2.84%) Digital Marketing
Programming Languages
1 128 (60.66%) SQL
2 79 (37.44%) T-SQL
3 70 (33.18%) C#
4 26 (12.32%) JavaScript
5 19 (9.00%) VB.NET
6 16 (7.58%) PowerShell
7 7 (3.32%) VBA
7 7 (3.32%) VB
8 3 (1.42%) Java
8 3 (1.42%) Data Mining Extensions (DMX)
9 2 (0.95%) VB6
9 2 (0.95%) Apex Code
9 2 (0.95%) PHP
9 2 (0.95%) COBOL
9 2 (0.95%) Delphi
10 1 (0.47%) C++
10 1 (0.47%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 50 (23.70%) Security Cleared
2 45 (21.33%) SC Cleared
3 10 (4.74%) DV Cleared
4 7 (3.32%) Degree
5 4 (1.90%) Microsoft Certification
6 2 (0.95%) MCSE
7 1 (0.47%) MCDBA
7 1 (0.47%) OCP
7 1 (0.47%) OCA
7 1 (0.47%) Oracle Certification
7 1 (0.47%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 29 (13.74%) SLA
2 6 (2.84%) QA
2 6 (2.84%) HL7
3 2 (0.95%) Basel III
3 2 (0.95%) Data Quality
3 2 (0.95%) COREP
3 2 (0.95%) FINREP
4 1 (0.47%) ISO 14001
4 1 (0.47%) WCAG
4 1 (0.47%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 20 (9.48%) Oracle RMAN
2 7 (3.32%) ISA Server
3 6 (2.84%) Active Directory
4 5 (2.37%) Hyper-V
5 2 (0.95%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 19 (9.00%) Data Guard
2 6 (2.84%) SCCM
3 4 (1.90%) WSUS
4 3 (1.42%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
4 3 (1.42%) SCOrch
5 2 (0.95%) SCSM
5 2 (0.95%) McAfee ePO
5 2 (0.95%) SCOM
6 1 (0.47%) SCDPM
Vendors
1 46 (21.80%) Oracle
2 45 (21.33%) Microsoft
3 11 (5.21%) SAP
4 7 (3.32%) Barracuda Networks
5 4 (1.90%) HP
5 4 (1.90%) Business Objects
6 3 (1.42%) Talend
7 2 (0.95%) 3PAR
7 2 (0.95%) Telerik
7 2 (0.95%) Cisco
7 2 (0.95%) IBM
7 2 (0.95%) Salesforce.com
7 2 (0.95%) Remedy
7 2 (0.95%) McAfee
7 2 (0.95%) Sybase
8 1 (0.47%) Cognos
8 1 (0.47%) Cerner
8 1 (0.47%) JD Edwards
8 1 (0.47%) ESRI
8 1 (0.47%) Open Text
Wiltshire
Vivid Resourcing Ltd
Rate: Competitive
Posted: 17 hours ago
Dorset
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: £200 to £300 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Taunton, Somerset
Nationwide People Ltd
Rate: £360 - £400 Per Day
Posted: 3 days ago
Gloucester
Real Staffing
Rate: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Bristol
Computer Futures
Rate: £300 - £400 per day
Posted: 16 days ago
Bristol
Computer Futures
Rate: £250 - £300 per day + competitive
Posted: 17 days ago
Cheltenham
Computer Futures
Rate: £325 - £375 per day + competitive
Posted: 21 days ago
Gloucestershire
Computer Futures
Rate: £350 - £400 per day + competitive
Posted: 22 days ago