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 5 February 2016 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
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft SQL Server 2008
Rank 37 - 30
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 2008 1 0 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Southampton 0.40% - 1.82%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 2.13% - 9.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 5
Average daily rate £350 - £260
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.75 £28.69 £31.25
% change year-on-year
+38.55% -8.19%
SQL Server 2008
Hampshire

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
47 45 53
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Southampton 18.73% 12.64% 19.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 31 33 33
Average daily rate £413 £413 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +26.92%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £300 £113
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £465
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £368 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.04% +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 5
Average hourly rate £45.00 £11.50 £13.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+291.30% -14.81%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £29.00 £32.50 £28.00
% change year-on-year
-10.76% +16.07%

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 5 February 2016, 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 4 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 4 (100.00%) SQL
2 2 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (50.00%) .NET
2 2 (50.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (25.00%) Release Management
3 1 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (25.00%) ASP.NET MVC
3 1 (25.00%) BDD
3 1 (25.00%) High Availability
3 1 (25.00%) Continuous Improvement
3 1 (25.00%) Data Quality
3 1 (25.00%) AngularJS
3 1 (25.00%) ASP.NET MVC 4
3 1 (25.00%) ASP.NET Web API
3 1 (25.00%) Data Structures
3 1 (25.00%) Windows Server
3 1 (25.00%) MVC
3 1 (25.00%) Clustering
3 1 (25.00%) IIS
3 1 (25.00%) ASP.NET
3 1 (25.00%) Windows
3 1 (25.00%) SharePoint
3 1 (25.00%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (25.00%) E-Commerce
3 1 (25.00%) ETL
3 1 (25.00%) Business Intelligence
3 1 (25.00%) TDD
3 1 (25.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services

SQL Server 2008
Top Related IT Skills in Southampton by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 (25.00%) IIS
1 1 (25.00%) SharePoint
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 2 (50.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (25.00%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (25.00%) SQL Server 2000
3 1 (25.00%) SQL Server 2005
3 1 (25.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) DBA
1 2 (50.00%) Developer
1 2 (50.00%) SQL DBA
2 1 (25.00%) .NET Developer
2 1 (25.00%) ASP.NET Developer
2 1 (25.00%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
2 1 (25.00%) Business Intelligence Developer
2 1 (25.00%) C# .NET Developer
2 1 (25.00%) C# ASP.NET Developer
2 1 (25.00%) C# Developer
2 1 (25.00%) ETL Developer
2 1 (25.00%) Full Stack Developer
2 1 (25.00%) SQL BI Developer
2 1 (25.00%) SQL Developer
2 1 (25.00%) SQL Server DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (50.00%) .NET
2 1 (25.00%) AngularJS
2 1 (25.00%) ASP.NET
2 1 (25.00%) ASP.NET MVC
2 1 (25.00%) ASP.NET MVC 4
2 1 (25.00%) ASP.NET Web API
Miscellaneous
1 1 (25.00%) Clustering
1 1 (25.00%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 1 (25.00%) Windows
1 1 (25.00%) Windows Server
1 1 (25.00%) Windows Server 2003
1 1 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (25.00%) BDD
2 1 (25.00%) Business Intelligence
2 1 (25.00%) Continuous Improvement
2 1 (25.00%) E-Commerce
2 1 (25.00%) ETL
2 1 (25.00%) High Availability
2 1 (25.00%) MVC
2 1 (25.00%) Release Management
2 1 (25.00%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 4 (100.00%) SQL
2 1 (25.00%) C#
2 1 (25.00%) JavaScript
2 1 (25.00%) T-SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (25.00%) Data Quality
Vendors
1 2 (50.00%) Microsoft