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 24 January 2017 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
24 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft SQL Server 2008
England / South West
Rank 87 87 50
Rank change year-on-year
0 -37
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 2008 43 51 97
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 1.66% 1.76% 3.22%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 7.82% 7.75% 14.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 27 47 76
Median daily rate £338 £350 £369
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.57% -5.08%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £293 £218 £311
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £400 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £352 £340 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.60% -2.85%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 0
Median hourly rate £43.00 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £43.00 £26.50 £28.69
% change year-on-year
+62.26% -7.63%

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
550 658 692
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 21.28% 22.76% 22.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 371 512 493
Median daily rate £375 £375 £375
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £305 £288
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £470 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 18 8 20
Median hourly rate £40.00 £43.50 £31.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-8.04% +39.20%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.00 £12.20 £22.69
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.00 £43.50 £47.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £38.00 £26.50 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+43.39% -18.46%

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 24 January 2017.

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 24 January 2017. 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 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 -11 14 £338 -3.57% 1
Somerset +11 13 £350 +14.28% 3
Wiltshire +4 7 £350 +7.69%
Dorset +1 2 £388 +23.01% 1
Gloucestershire -5 1 £275 -35.29%
SQL Server 2008
England

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

For the 6 months to 24 January 2017, 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 79 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 56 (70.89%) SQL
3 37 (46.84%) SQL Server 2012
4 35 (44.30%) .NET
5 34 (43.04%) Microsoft
6 33 (41.77%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 32 (40.51%) C#
8 31 (39.24%) T-SQL
9 28 (35.44%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 25 (31.65%) ASP.NET
10 25 (31.65%) MS Excel
11 22 (27.85%) Visual Studio
11 22 (27.85%) HTML
12 19 (24.05%) MVC
13 18 (22.78%) Business Intelligence
14 17 (21.52%) SQL Server 2005
15 16 (20.25%) Team Foundation Server
15 16 (20.25%) JavaScript
16 15 (18.99%) SQL Server Analysis Services
17 14 (17.72%) SQL Server 2014
18 13 (16.46%) Windows
18 13 (16.46%) Agile Software Development
19 12 (15.19%) C++
19 12 (15.19%) SharePoint
19 12 (15.19%) WCF
20 11 (13.92%) jQuery
20 11 (13.92%) CSS
21 10 (12.66%) MS Access
21 10 (12.66%) .NET Framework
21 10 (12.66%) HTML5

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 (15.19%) SharePoint
2 8 (10.13%) SharePoint 2010
3 7 (8.86%) IIS
4 6 (7.59%) SharePoint 2013
5 2 (2.53%) Exchange Server 2010
5 2 (2.53%) MS Exchange
6 1 (1.27%) Exchange Server 2007
6 1 (1.27%) Kentico
6 1 (1.27%) Umbraco
Applications
1 25 (31.65%) MS Excel
2 3 (3.80%) MS Office
3 2 (2.53%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 2 (2.53%) Dynamics AX
1 2 (2.53%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (1.27%) Maximo
2 1 (1.27%) Pegasus Opera
2 1 (1.27%) SAP CRM
2 1 (1.27%) SAP ERP
2 1 (1.27%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (1.27%) SAP SCM
Cloud Services
1 7 (8.86%) Amazon AWS
1 7 (8.86%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (2.53%) SaaS
3 1 (1.27%) Boomi
3 1 (1.27%) Office 365
3 1 (1.27%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.27%) Internet
1 1 (1.27%) SAN
1 1 (1.27%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 79 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 37 (46.84%) SQL Server 2012
3 33 (41.77%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 28 (35.44%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 17 (21.52%) SQL Server 2005
6 15 (18.99%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 14 (17.72%) SQL Server 2014
8 10 (12.66%) MS Access
9 6 (7.59%) Crystal Reports
9 6 (7.59%) Data Warehouse
9 6 (7.59%) SQL Server 2000
10 5 (6.33%) Power BI
11 4 (5.06%) Relational Database
12 3 (3.80%) PerformancePoint
12 3 (3.80%) PowerPivot
12 3 (3.80%) RDBMS
12 3 (3.80%) SQL Server 2016
13 2 (2.53%) DB2
13 2 (2.53%) Oracle Database 12c
13 2 (2.53%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 22 (27.85%) Visual Studio
2 16 (20.25%) Team Foundation Server
3 9 (11.39%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
4 3 (3.80%) Git (software)
5 2 (2.53%) Jenkins
5 2 (2.53%) ReSharper
5 2 (2.53%) VSS/SourceSafe
6 1 (1.27%) JIRA
6 1 (1.27%) NuGet
6 1 (1.27%) Subversion
6 1 (1.27%) TeamCity
General
1 7 (8.86%) Finance
2 4 (5.06%) Advertising
3 2 (2.53%) Marketing
3 2 (2.53%) Retail
3 2 (2.53%) Telecoms
4 1 (1.27%) Aerospace
4 1 (1.27%) Banking
4 1 (1.27%) Electronics
4 1 (1.27%) Games
4 1 (1.27%) Manufacturing
4 1 (1.27%) Military
Job Titles
1 45 (56.96%) Developer
2 24 (30.38%) DBA
3 22 (27.85%) .NET Developer
4 20 (25.32%) SQL DBA
5 12 (15.19%) SQL Developer
6 11 (13.92%) Administrator
7 7 (8.86%) SQL Server DBA
8 6 (7.59%) Database Developer
9 5 (6.33%) C# Developer
10 4 (5.06%) C# .NET Developer
10 4 (5.06%) C++ Team Leader
10 4 (5.06%) SharePoint Developer
10 4 (5.06%) SQL Server Developer
10 4 (5.06%) Team Leader
11 3 (3.80%) HTML Developer
11 3 (3.80%) Senior Developer
11 3 (3.80%) SQL Database Developer
11 3 (3.80%) SSIS Developer
12 2 (2.53%) Senior DBA
12 2 (2.53%) Senior SQL DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 35 (44.30%) .NET
2 25 (31.65%) ASP.NET
3 22 (27.85%) HTML
4 12 (15.19%) WCF
5 11 (13.92%) CSS
5 11 (13.92%) jQuery
6 10 (12.66%) .NET Framework
6 10 (12.66%) HTML5
7 8 (10.13%) XML
8 7 (8.86%) Entity Framework
8 7 (8.86%) Web Services
9 6 (7.59%) Ajax
9 6 (7.59%) ASP.NET MVC
9 6 (7.59%) ASP.NET Web API
9 6 (7.59%) LINQ
10 4 (5.06%) SOAP
10 4 (5.06%) Twitter Bootstrap
11 3 (3.80%) AngularJS
11 3 (3.80%) ASP.NET Web Forms
11 3 (3.80%) Razor View Engine
Miscellaneous
1 5 (6.33%) Analytical Skills
1 5 (6.33%) Data Structures
2 3 (3.80%) Clustering
2 3 (3.80%) N-Tier
3 2 (2.53%) Mobile App
3 2 (2.53%) Replication
4 1 (1.27%) Client/Server
4 1 (1.27%) Data Centre
4 1 (1.27%) Data Integration
4 1 (1.27%) Digital Media
4 1 (1.27%) Informatics
4 1 (1.27%) Management Information System
4 1 (1.27%) NHS
4 1 (1.27%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 13 (16.46%) Windows
2 8 (10.13%) Windows Server
3 4 (5.06%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (2.53%) Windows 7
4 2 (2.53%) Windows Server 2003
4 2 (2.53%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (1.27%) Linux
5 1 (1.27%) Mac OS X
5 1 (1.27%) Unix
5 1 (1.27%) Windows 8
5 1 (1.27%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (24.05%) MVC
2 18 (22.78%) Business Intelligence
3 13 (16.46%) Agile Software Development
4 8 (10.13%) Data Management
4 8 (10.13%) Migration
4 8 (10.13%) Scrum
5 7 (8.86%) Data Modelling
5 7 (8.86%) ETL
5 7 (8.86%) High Availability
5 7 (8.86%) Performance Tuning
5 7 (8.86%) TDD
6 5 (6.33%) Data Analysis
6 5 (6.33%) Data Cleansing
6 5 (6.33%) Data Migration
6 5 (6.33%) Issue Tracking
6 5 (6.33%) SDLC
6 5 (6.33%) Web Development
7 4 (5.06%) Continuous Integration
7 4 (5.06%) ERP
8 3 (3.80%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 56 (70.89%) SQL
2 32 (40.51%) C#
3 31 (39.24%) T-SQL
4 16 (20.25%) JavaScript
5 12 (15.19%) C++
6 5 (6.33%) Java
6 5 (6.33%) PHP
6 5 (6.33%) VB.NET
6 5 (6.33%) VC++
7 4 (5.06%) VB
7 4 (5.06%) VB6
8 3 (3.80%) PowerShell
9 2 (2.53%) VBA
10 1 (1.27%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 5 (6.33%) SC Cleared
1 5 (6.33%) Security Cleared
2 1 (1.27%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (3.80%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 2 (2.53%) ISO 14001
2 2 (2.53%) ISO 9001
2 2 (2.53%) QA
3 1 (1.27%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (2.53%) Active Directory
1 2 (2.53%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (1.27%) Virtual Machines
2 1 (1.27%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 1 (1.27%) Backup Exec
1 1 (1.27%) Failover Clustering
1 1 (1.27%) Microsoft Intune
1 1 (1.27%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (1.27%) Puppet
1 1 (1.27%) SCCM
1 1 (1.27%) ServiceCenter
Vendors
1 34 (43.04%) Microsoft
2 4 (5.06%) Oracle
2 4 (5.06%) SAP
3 3 (3.80%) VMware
4 1 (1.27%) Apple
4 1 (1.27%) Dell
4 1 (1.27%) HP
4 1 (1.27%) Pegasus
4 1 (1.27%) QAD
4 1 (1.27%) Telerik
4 1 (1.27%) Teradata
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