The table below looks at the statistics for SQL Server 2008 skills in IT contracts advertised for the Southampton 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 26 January 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
26 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft SQL Server 2008
Rank - 32 26
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 2008 0 5 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Southampton - 1.77% 1.48%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category - 9.62% 6.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 5 3
Average daily rate
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- £260 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -13.33%
UK excluding London average daily rate £347 £325 £313
% change year-on-year
+6.76% +4.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £28.69 £30.25 £26.50
% change year-on-year
-5.15% +14.15%
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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 Southampton region.

Database & Business Intelligence Category
Southampton
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Database & Business Intelligence category
40 52 43
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Southampton 11.70% 18.37% 21.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 27 32 20
Average daily rate £396 £300 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+32.08% -6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £113 £193
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £465 £416
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £340 £333
% change year-on-year
+6.61% +2.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 5 4
Average hourly rate £11.50 £22.50 £21.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-48.88% +7.14%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.50 £27.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+24.07% -10.00%

SQL Server 2008
Jobs Demand Trend in Southampton

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing SQL Server 2008 across the Southampton region as a proportion of the total demand within the Database & Business Intelligence category.

SQL Server 2008 Jobs Demand Trend in Southampton

SQL Server 2008
Daily Rate Trend in Southampton

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing SQL Server 2008 across the Southampton region.

SQL Server 2008 Daily Rate Trend in Southampton

SQL Server 2008
Hourly Rate Trend in Southampton

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing SQL Server 2008 across the Southampton region.

SQL Server 2008 Hourly Rate Trend in Southampton

SQL Server 2008
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Southampton

For the 6 months to 26 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Southampton 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 6 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 5 (83.33%) SQL
3 4 (66.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 4 (66.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 3 (50.00%) Team Foundation Server
4 3 (50.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 3 (50.00%) Kimball Methodology
4 3 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (50.00%) MCTS
4 3 (50.00%) Microsoft Certification
4 3 (50.00%) Finance
4 3 (50.00%) Scrum
4 3 (50.00%) MCSA
4 3 (50.00%) CRM
4 3 (50.00%) Business Intelligence
4 3 (50.00%) Sun
5 2 (33.33%) SQL Server 2005
5 2 (33.33%) SQL Server 2012
6 1 (16.67%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (16.67%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (16.67%) Oracle Database
6 1 (16.67%) Performance Tuning
6 1 (16.67%) ASP.NET MVC
6 1 (16.67%) ASP.NET MVC 3
6 1 (16.67%) Razor View Engine
6 1 (16.67%) WCF
6 1 (16.67%) Oracle Database 11g
6 1 (16.67%) jQuery
6 1 (16.67%) Unit Testing
6 1 (16.67%) Endeca

SQL Server 2008
Top Related IT Skills in Southampton by Category

For the 6 months to 26 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Southampton 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.

Communications & Networking
1 1 (16.67%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 4 (66.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 4 (66.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 3 (50.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 2 (33.33%) SQL Server 2012
4 2 (33.33%) SQL Server 2005
5 1 (16.67%) Oracle Database 11g
5 1 (16.67%) Oracle9i Database
5 1 (16.67%) Oracle Database 10g
5 1 (16.67%) SQL Server 2000
5 1 (16.67%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 3 (50.00%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (16.67%) Visual Studio
General
1 3 (50.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 4 (66.67%) Developer
2 3 (50.00%) SQL Developer
2 3 (50.00%) Business Intelligence Developer
3 2 (33.33%) SQL DBA
3 2 (33.33%) DBA
4 1 (16.67%) Administrator
4 1 (16.67%) Oracle DBA
4 1 (16.67%) .NET Developer
4 1 (16.67%) SQL Server DBA
4 1 (16.67%) Server Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (16.67%) .NET
1 1 (16.67%) WCF
1 1 (16.67%) jQuery
1 1 (16.67%) ASP.NET MVC
1 1 (16.67%) ASP.NET MVC 3
1 1 (16.67%) Razor View Engine
Miscellaneous
1 1 (16.67%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 1 (16.67%) Windows
1 1 (16.67%) Windows Server 2008
1 1 (16.67%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (50.00%) CRM
1 3 (50.00%) Business Intelligence
1 3 (50.00%) Scrum
1 3 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (50.00%) Kimball Methodology
2 1 (16.67%) Performance Tuning
2 1 (16.67%) Unit Testing
2 1 (16.67%) MVC
2 1 (16.67%) SEO
2 1 (16.67%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 5 (83.33%) SQL
2 1 (16.67%) T-SQL
2 1 (16.67%) C#
2 1 (16.67%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 3 (50.00%) MCSA
1 3 (50.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 3 (50.00%) MCTS
System Software
1 1 (16.67%) Oracle RMAN
Vendors
1 3 (50.00%) Sun
2 1 (16.67%) HP
2 1 (16.67%) Dell
2 1 (16.67%) Endeca
2 1 (16.67%) Oracle
2 1 (16.67%) Microsoft