The first table below looks at the demand 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 30 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 Southampton 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
30 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft SQL Server 2008
Rank 37 36 34
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -2
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 2008 6 1 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Southampton 1.69% 0.32% 2.11%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 7.06% 1.85% 15.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 1 3
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£324 £313 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.76% -10.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £245 £313 £330
10% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £313 £370
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £325 £325
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £26.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-23.07% -25.71%
Database & Business Intelligence Category
Southampton
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Database & Business Intelligence category
85 54 40
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Southampton 24.01% 17.36% 14.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 56 22 15
Average daily rate £350 £300 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.66% -14.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £250 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £449 £375 £453
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 9 7
Average hourly rate - £20.00 £18.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +11.11%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £28.50 £30.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-5.00% -
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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
Daily Rate Histogram in Southampton

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing SQL Server 2008 across the Southampton region over the 3 months to 30 July 2014.

SQL Server 2008 Daily Rate Histogram 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 30 July 2014, 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 10 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 6 (60.00%) SQL
3 4 (40.00%) C#
3 4 (40.00%) .NET
3 4 (40.00%) Microsoft
3 4 (40.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 3 (30.00%) SQL Server 2005
4 3 (30.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 3 (30.00%) ASP.NET
4 3 (30.00%) Clustering
4 3 (30.00%) HTML
4 3 (30.00%) JavaScript
4 3 (30.00%) Performance Tuning
5 2 (20.00%) WCF
5 2 (20.00%) SQL Server 2012
5 2 (20.00%) T-SQL
5 2 (20.00%) CSS
5 2 (20.00%) Scrum
5 2 (20.00%) Replication
5 2 (20.00%) SQL Server 2000
5 2 (20.00%) Software Engineering
5 2 (20.00%) Ajax
5 2 (20.00%) jQuery
6 1 (10.00%) Unit Testing
6 1 (10.00%) Continuous Integration
6 1 (10.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 1 (10.00%) Multithreading
6 1 (10.00%) Data Migration
6 1 (10.00%) Git (software)
6 1 (10.00%) ASP.NET MVC

SQL Server 2008
Top Related IT Skills in Southampton by Category

For the 6 months to 30 July 2014, 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.

Application Platforms
1 1 (10.00%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 1 (10.00%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 1 (10.00%) SAN
1 1 (10.00%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 4 (40.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 3 (30.00%) SQL Server 2005
3 3 (30.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 2 (20.00%) SQL Server 2012
4 2 (20.00%) SQL Server 2000
5 1 (10.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 1 (10.00%) Oracle Database 10g
5 1 (10.00%) Oracle9i Database
5 1 (10.00%) Oracle Database
5 1 (10.00%) QlikView
5 1 (10.00%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 1 (10.00%) Git (software)
1 1 (10.00%) SoapUI
1 1 (10.00%) NUnit
1 1 (10.00%) Visual Studio
Job Titles
1 7 (70.00%) Developer
2 3 (30.00%) .NET Developer
2 3 (30.00%) SQL Server DBA
2 3 (30.00%) SQL DBA
2 3 (30.00%) DBA
3 2 (20.00%) SQL Developer
3 2 (20.00%) Software Developer
3 2 (20.00%) C# Developer
4 1 (10.00%) C# Software Developer
4 1 (10.00%) C# .NET Developer
4 1 (10.00%) .NET Software Developer
4 1 (10.00%) Report Developer
4 1 (10.00%) ASP.NET Developer
4 1 (10.00%) Server Administrator
4 1 (10.00%) Oracle DBA
4 1 (10.00%) Administrator
4 1 (10.00%) C# ASP.NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (40.00%) .NET
2 3 (30.00%) ASP.NET
2 3 (30.00%) HTML
3 2 (20.00%) WCF
3 2 (20.00%) CSS
3 2 (20.00%) Ajax
3 2 (20.00%) jQuery
4 1 (10.00%) ASP.NET MVC
4 1 (10.00%) HTML5
4 1 (10.00%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
4 1 (10.00%) LINQ to SQL
4 1 (10.00%) CSS3
4 1 (10.00%) .NET Framework
4 1 (10.00%) COM
4 1 (10.00%) SOAP
4 1 (10.00%) XML
4 1 (10.00%) ASP.NET MVC 4
4 1 (10.00%) LINQ
4 1 (10.00%) ASP.NET Web Forms
Miscellaneous
1 3 (30.00%) Clustering
2 2 (20.00%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 1 (10.00%) Windows Server 2003
1 1 (10.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (30.00%) Performance Tuning
2 2 (20.00%) Scrum
2 2 (20.00%) Software Engineering
3 1 (10.00%) Unit Testing
3 1 (10.00%) Continuous Integration
3 1 (10.00%) Multithreading
3 1 (10.00%) Data Migration
3 1 (10.00%) Dependency Injection
3 1 (10.00%) Software Architecture
3 1 (10.00%) BDD
3 1 (10.00%) AOP
3 1 (10.00%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (10.00%) TDD
3 1 (10.00%) Pair Programming
3 1 (10.00%) MVC
3 1 (10.00%) Migration
3 1 (10.00%) UML
3 1 (10.00%) OO
3 1 (10.00%) OOD
3 1 (10.00%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 6 (60.00%) SQL
2 4 (40.00%) C#
3 3 (30.00%) JavaScript
4 2 (20.00%) T-SQL
5 1 (10.00%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 1 (10.00%) MCTS
1 1 (10.00%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 1 (10.00%) Oracle RMAN
Vendors
1 4 (40.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (10.00%) BT
2 1 (10.00%) Oracle
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