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 1 September 2015 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
1 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft SQL Server 2008
Rank 99 68 52
Rank change year-on-year
-31 -16
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 2008 49 77 63
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 1.45% 2.38% 2.85%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 6.51% 12.30% 12.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 37 50 43
Average daily rate
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Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -10.34%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £402 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.84% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 3 0
Average hourly rate £100.00 £20.00 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+400.00% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £29.50 £20.00 £30.50
% change year-on-year
+47.50% -34.42%
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
753 626 521
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 22.21% 19.38% 23.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 563 407 351
Average daily rate £375 £350 £360
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -2.77%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £275 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £440
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 26 4 12
Average hourly rate £43.43 £20.00 £41.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+117.15% -51.51%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.00 £20.00 £15.68
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £100.00 £175.00 £78.25
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.55 £31.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+8.22% -4.61%

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 1 September 2015.

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 1 September 2015. 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
Gloucestershire -2 15 £306 -8.58% 8
Bristol -8 15 £325 - 21
Dorset +3 4 £325 +30.00% 5
Somerset +1 3 £325 +13.04% 6
Devon -7 2 £313 +25.00% 2
SQL Server 2008
England

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

For the 6 months to 1 September 2015, 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.

1 104 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 72 (69.23%) SQL
3 47 (45.19%) .NET
4 43 (41.35%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 40 (38.46%) C#
6 39 (37.50%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 38 (36.54%) T-SQL
8 37 (35.58%) ASP.NET
9 36 (34.62%) SQL Server 2005
10 31 (29.81%) Microsoft
11 29 (27.88%) Business Intelligence
12 28 (26.92%) HTML
13 23 (22.12%) Finance
14 22 (21.15%) Team Foundation Server
14 22 (21.15%) SQL Server 2012
15 21 (20.19%) SQL Server 2000
15 21 (20.19%) IIS
15 21 (20.19%) Web Services
16 19 (18.27%) SQL Server Analysis Services
17 18 (17.31%) .NET Framework
17 18 (17.31%) XML
17 18 (17.31%) VB
18 17 (16.35%) Data Warehouse
19 16 (15.38%) ETL
19 16 (15.38%) JavaScript
19 16 (15.38%) VB6
20 12 (11.54%) MVC
20 12 (11.54%) Migration
20 12 (11.54%) Windows
20 12 (11.54%) XSL

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

For the 6 months to 1 September 2015, 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 21 (20.19%) IIS
2 10 (9.62%) SharePoint
3 6 (5.77%) MS Exchange
4 5 (4.81%) Exchange Server 2010
5 3 (2.88%) BizTalk Server
6 2 (1.92%) Exchange Server 2007
6 2 (1.92%) SharePoint 2010
7 1 (0.96%) Lync
7 1 (0.96%) Node.js
7 1 (0.96%) SharePoint 2013
7 1 (0.96%) Exchange Server 2013
7 1 (0.96%) LiveCycle
7 1 (0.96%) SharePoint Server
7 1 (0.96%) MS Project Server
7 1 (0.96%) SAS
Applications
1 10 (9.62%) MS Excel
2 4 (3.85%) MS Office
3 2 (1.92%) MS Project
4 1 (0.96%) Spreadsheet
4 1 (0.96%) PowerPivot
Business Applications
1 2 (1.92%) SAP Oil and Gas
1 2 (1.92%) Cognos Business Intelligence
2 1 (0.96%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.96%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.96%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 2 (1.92%) SAN
1 2 (1.92%) NAS
2 1 (0.96%) Firewall
2 1 (0.96%) VLAN
2 1 (0.96%) DHCP
2 1 (0.96%) VPN
2 1 (0.96%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 104 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 43 (41.35%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 39 (37.50%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 36 (34.62%) SQL Server 2005
5 22 (21.15%) SQL Server 2012
6 21 (20.19%) SQL Server 2000
7 19 (18.27%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 17 (16.35%) Data Warehouse
9 5 (4.81%) Relational Database
10 4 (3.85%) Microsoft Analysis Services
11 3 (2.88%) ActiveReports
11 3 (2.88%) Oracle Database 10g
11 3 (2.88%) Oracle Database
12 2 (1.92%) Oracle Database 11g
12 2 (1.92%) OLAP Cube
12 2 (1.92%) Cognos Report Studio
12 2 (1.92%) RDBMS
12 2 (1.92%) OLAP
12 2 (1.92%) Oracle Reports
12 2 (1.92%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 22 (21.15%) Team Foundation Server
2 10 (9.62%) Visual Studio
3 2 (1.92%) Log4Net
4 1 (0.96%) MorphX
4 1 (0.96%) Oracle APEX
4 1 (0.96%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 23 (22.12%) Finance
2 3 (2.88%) Manufacturing
2 3 (2.88%) Back Office
3 2 (1.92%) Electronics
3 2 (1.92%) Telecoms
3 2 (1.92%) Marketing
4 1 (0.96%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 62 (59.62%) Developer
2 25 (24.04%) SQL Developer
3 16 (15.38%) .NET Developer
3 16 (15.38%) C# Developer
4 14 (13.46%) Analyst
5 10 (9.62%) Business Intelligence Developer
5 10 (9.62%) C# .NET Developer
6 8 (7.69%) DBA
6 8 (7.69%) SQL DBA
7 7 (6.73%) Applications Support
7 7 (6.73%) Support Analyst
8 6 (5.77%) SQL Server DBA
8 6 (5.77%) Applications Support Analyst
9 5 (4.81%) SQL Server Developer
9 5 (4.81%) Consultant
9 5 (4.81%) Software Developer
9 5 (4.81%) Architect
10 4 (3.85%) Integration Architect
10 4 (3.85%) Solutions Architect
10 4 (3.85%) ASP.NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 47 (45.19%) .NET
2 37 (35.58%) ASP.NET
3 28 (26.92%) HTML
4 21 (20.19%) Web Services
5 18 (17.31%) XML
5 18 (17.31%) .NET Framework
6 12 (11.54%) XSL
7 11 (10.58%) WSDL
7 11 (10.58%) XML Schema
8 10 (9.62%) ADO.NET
9 9 (8.65%) COM+
10 8 (7.69%) CSS
11 6 (5.77%) WCF
11 6 (5.77%) ASP.NET MVC
12 5 (4.81%) jQuery
12 5 (4.81%) SOAP
13 4 (3.85%) REST
14 3 (2.88%) MDX
14 3 (2.88%) Classic ASP
15 2 (1.92%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 11 (10.58%) NHS
2 7 (6.73%) Replication
3 6 (5.77%) Analytical Skills
4 5 (4.81%) Clustering
5 4 (3.85%) Data Structures
6 3 (2.88%) Data Integration
6 3 (2.88%) Visualisation
7 2 (1.92%) DTV
7 2 (1.92%) Statistics
8 1 (0.96%) Computer Science
8 1 (0.96%) Data Extraction
8 1 (0.96%) Management Information System
8 1 (0.96%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 12 (11.54%) Windows
2 5 (4.81%) Windows Server 2008
2 5 (4.81%) Windows 7
3 4 (3.85%) Windows Server 2003
4 2 (1.92%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (0.96%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (27.88%) Business Intelligence
2 16 (15.38%) ETL
3 12 (11.54%) MVC
3 12 (11.54%) Migration
4 9 (8.65%) Data Migration
5 7 (6.73%) Performance Tuning
6 6 (5.77%) Software Delivery
6 6 (5.77%) Kimball Methodology
7 5 (4.81%) Software Deployment
7 5 (4.81%) Asset Management
7 5 (4.81%) Technical Architecture
7 5 (4.81%) Scrum
7 5 (4.81%) Disaster Recovery
7 5 (4.81%) Agile Software Development
7 5 (4.81%) SOA
8 4 (3.85%) TDD
8 4 (3.85%) Unit Testing
9 3 (2.88%) Web Development
9 3 (2.88%) Data Management
9 3 (2.88%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 72 (69.23%) SQL
2 40 (38.46%) C#
3 38 (36.54%) T-SQL
4 18 (17.31%) VB
5 16 (15.38%) JavaScript
5 16 (15.38%) VB6
6 10 (9.62%) C++
7 8 (7.69%) VB.NET
8 3 (2.88%) VBScript
8 3 (2.88%) PL/SQL
8 3 (2.88%) PowerShell
9 2 (1.92%) Java
10 1 (0.96%) VBA
10 1 (0.96%) X++
Qualifications
1 6 (5.77%) Security Cleared
2 4 (3.85%) SC Cleared
3 1 (0.96%) DV Cleared
3 1 (0.96%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (0.96%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (4.81%) QA
2 3 (2.88%) SLA
3 1 (0.96%) HIPAA
System Software
1 4 (3.85%) Active Directory
2 2 (1.92%) ISA Server
2 2 (1.92%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (0.96%) Hyper-V
3 1 (0.96%) vSphere
3 1 (0.96%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 1 (0.96%) SCCM
Vendors
1 31 (29.81%) Microsoft
2 5 (4.81%) Oracle
3 3 (2.88%) Citrix
3 3 (2.88%) VMware
4 2 (1.92%) Juniper
4 2 (1.92%) Websense
4 2 (1.92%) HP
4 2 (1.92%) EMC
4 2 (1.92%) SAP
4 2 (1.92%) Cognos
5 1 (0.96%) Adobe
5 1 (0.96%) Capita
5 1 (0.96%) Tableau
Somerset
Computer Futures
Rate: £200 - £300 per day + competitive
Posted: 16 hours ago
Bristol
Computer Futures
Rate: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Bath
Computer Futures
Rate: £300 - £400 per day
Posted: 14 days ago
Bristol
Computer Futures
Rate: £400 - £450 per annum
Posted: 15 days ago
Bristol
Computer Futures
Rate: £400 - £450 per annum
Posted: 19 days ago
Gloucestershire
Sanderson
Rate: £275 - £325 per day
Posted: 22 days ago
Bristol
Computer Futures
Rate: £450 per day
Posted: 25 days ago
Bath
Computer Futures
Rate: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: 26 days ago