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 23 September 2014 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
23 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft SQL Server 2008
Rank 37 27 38
Rank change year-on-year
-10 +11
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 2008 9 7 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Southampton 2.47% 2.21% 1.75%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 15.79% 12.07% 9.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 1 3
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£349 £313 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.76% -3.84%
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 £19.50 £32.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-40.00% -7.14%
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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
57 58 63
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Southampton 15.62% 18.30% 18.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 36 30 21
Average daily rate £349 £300 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.16% -14.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £201 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £425 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £340 £338
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +0.74%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 9
Average hourly rate - £17.50 £16.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +7.69%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.05 £30.00 £32.30
% change year-on-year
+6.81% -7.12%

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 23 September 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 23 September 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 8 (80.00%) SQL
3 6 (60.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 5 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
4 5 (50.00%) Scrum
4 5 (50.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 4 (40.00%) MCTS
5 4 (40.00%) Microsoft Certification
6 3 (30.00%) MCSA
6 3 (30.00%) Business Intelligence
6 3 (30.00%) Microsoft
6 3 (30.00%) Finance
6 3 (30.00%) C#
6 3 (30.00%) .NET
6 3 (30.00%) CRM
6 3 (30.00%) SQL Server 2005
6 3 (30.00%) Team Foundation Server
6 3 (30.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 3 (30.00%) Kimball Methodology
6 3 (30.00%) Sun
7 2 (20.00%) Performance Tuning
7 2 (20.00%) SQL Server 2012
7 2 (20.00%) WCF
7 2 (20.00%) Clustering
7 2 (20.00%) Software Engineering
7 2 (20.00%) ASP.NET
7 2 (20.00%) HTML
7 2 (20.00%) JavaScript
7 2 (20.00%) T-SQL
7 2 (20.00%) SQL Server 2000

SQL Server 2008
Top Related IT Skills in Southampton by Category

For the 6 months to 23 September 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
Communications & Networking
1 1 (10.00%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 6 (60.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 5 (50.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 3 (30.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 3 (30.00%) SQL Server 2005
5 2 (20.00%) SQL Server 2012
5 2 (20.00%) SQL Server 2000
6 1 (10.00%) Oracle Database
6 1 (10.00%) Oracle Database 11g
6 1 (10.00%) Oracle9i Database
6 1 (10.00%) Oracle Database 10g
Development Applications
1 3 (30.00%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (10.00%) SoapUI
2 1 (10.00%) Visual Studio
2 1 (10.00%) NUnit
2 1 (10.00%) Git (software)
General
1 3 (30.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 8 (80.00%) Developer
2 5 (50.00%) SQL Developer
3 3 (30.00%) Business Intelligence Developer
4 2 (20.00%) SQL DBA
4 2 (20.00%) DBA
4 2 (20.00%) .NET Developer
4 2 (20.00%) C# Developer
4 2 (20.00%) SQL Server DBA
5 1 (10.00%) ASP.NET Developer
5 1 (10.00%) Administrator
5 1 (10.00%) Oracle DBA
5 1 (10.00%) Server Administrator
5 1 (10.00%) Software Developer
5 1 (10.00%) Report Developer
5 1 (10.00%) C# ASP.NET Developer
5 1 (10.00%) C# Software Developer
5 1 (10.00%) C# .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (30.00%) .NET
2 2 (20.00%) ASP.NET
2 2 (20.00%) WCF
2 2 (20.00%) HTML
3 1 (10.00%) jQuery
3 1 (10.00%) ASP.NET MVC
3 1 (10.00%) HTML5
3 1 (10.00%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
3 1 (10.00%) CSS3
3 1 (10.00%) ASP.NET MVC 4
3 1 (10.00%) CSS
3 1 (10.00%) SOAP
3 1 (10.00%) Ajax
3 1 (10.00%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 2 (20.00%) Clustering
2 1 (10.00%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 1 (10.00%) Windows
1 1 (10.00%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (50.00%) Scrum
1 5 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (30.00%) Kimball Methodology
2 3 (30.00%) CRM
2 3 (30.00%) Business Intelligence
3 2 (20.00%) Software Engineering
3 2 (20.00%) Performance Tuning
4 1 (10.00%) Change Data Capture
4 1 (10.00%) TDD
4 1 (10.00%) Pair Programming
4 1 (10.00%) AOP
4 1 (10.00%) Unit Testing
4 1 (10.00%) Continuous Integration
4 1 (10.00%) Multithreading
4 1 (10.00%) Data Migration
4 1 (10.00%) Dependency Injection
4 1 (10.00%) Software Architecture
4 1 (10.00%) BDD
4 1 (10.00%) MVC
4 1 (10.00%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 8 (80.00%) SQL
2 3 (30.00%) C#
3 2 (20.00%) JavaScript
3 2 (20.00%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (40.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 4 (40.00%) MCTS
2 3 (30.00%) MCSA
System Software
1 1 (10.00%) Oracle RMAN
Vendors
1 3 (30.00%) Microsoft
1 3 (30.00%) Sun
2 1 (10.00%) BT
2 1 (10.00%) Oracle
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