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 2 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
2 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft SQL Server 2008
Rank 46 43 29
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -14
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 2008 1 7 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Southampton 0.26% 1.82% 2.07%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 1.04% 9.21% 10.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 6 1
Average daily rate
Keep up to 90%
of your Daily Rate
Get a Free Illustration
- £324 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.76%
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.84% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £29.50 £19.75 £30.50
% change year-on-year
+49.36% -35.24%
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
96 76 64
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Southampton 24.87% 19.74% 18.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 71 53 28
Average daily rate £375 £349 £305
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.60% +14.26%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £310 £265 £245
10% offered a daily rate of more than £430 £438 £438
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 7
Average hourly rate £9.67 - £20.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.55 £31.80 £31.00
% change year-on-year
+5.51% +2.56%

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 2 September 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 9 (100.00%) SQL
1 9 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 8 (88.89%) Agile Software Development
3 7 (77.78%) Microsoft Certification
4 5 (55.56%) Data Warehouse
4 5 (55.56%) ETL
4 5 (55.56%) Business Intelligence
4 5 (55.56%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 4 (44.44%) jQuery
5 4 (44.44%) Team Foundation Server
5 4 (44.44%) Kimball Methodology
5 4 (44.44%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 4 (44.44%) OLAP Cube
5 4 (44.44%) MCTS
5 4 (44.44%) Continuous Delivery
5 4 (44.44%) Scrum
5 4 (44.44%) Microsoft
5 4 (44.44%) OLAP
5 4 (44.44%) C#
5 4 (44.44%) JavaScript
5 4 (44.44%) .NET
5 4 (44.44%) ASP.NET
5 4 (44.44%) MCSA
6 3 (33.33%) XHTML
6 3 (33.33%) Visual Studio
6 3 (33.33%) SharePoint
6 3 (33.33%) CSS
6 3 (33.33%) HTML
6 3 (33.33%) SharePoint 2013
6 3 (33.33%) SC Cleared

SQL Server 2008
Top Related IT Skills in Southampton by Category

For the 6 months to 2 September 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.

Application Platforms
1 3 (33.33%) SharePoint
1 3 (33.33%) SharePoint 2013
2 1 (11.11%) IIS
2 1 (11.11%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 3 (33.33%) InfoPath
2 1 (11.11%) MS Office
2 1 (11.11%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 1 (11.11%) Intranet
1 1 (11.11%) Internet
1 1 (11.11%) Extranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 5 (55.56%) Data Warehouse
2 5 (55.56%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 4 (44.44%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 4 (44.44%) OLAP Cube
3 4 (44.44%) OLAP
4 2 (22.22%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 1 (11.11%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 4 (44.44%) Team Foundation Server
2 3 (33.33%) Visual Studio
3 1 (11.11%) TeamCity
Job Titles
1 9 (100.00%) Developer
2 5 (55.56%) SQL Developer
2 5 (55.56%) Business Intelligence Developer
3 3 (33.33%) SharePoint Developer
4 1 (11.11%) Full Stack Developer
4 1 (11.11%) ETL Developer
4 1 (11.11%) .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (44.44%) .NET
1 4 (44.44%) ASP.NET
1 4 (44.44%) jQuery
2 3 (33.33%) CSS
2 3 (33.33%) XHTML
2 3 (33.33%) HTML
3 1 (11.11%) ASP.NET 2.0
3 1 (11.11%) ASP.NET MVC
3 1 (11.11%) HTML5
3 1 (11.11%) ASP.NET MVC 4
Miscellaneous
1 1 (11.11%) User Experience
1 1 (11.11%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (11.11%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 1 (11.11%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (88.89%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (55.56%) ETL
2 5 (55.56%) Business Intelligence
3 4 (44.44%) Kimball Methodology
3 4 (44.44%) Continuous Delivery
3 4 (44.44%) Scrum
4 3 (33.33%) Content Management
5 1 (11.11%) User Acceptance Testing
5 1 (11.11%) MVC
5 1 (11.11%) Workflow
5 1 (11.11%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 9 (100.00%) SQL
2 4 (44.44%) C#
2 4 (44.44%) JavaScript
3 1 (11.11%) T-SQL
3 1 (11.11%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 7 (77.78%) Microsoft Certification
2 4 (44.44%) MCTS
2 4 (44.44%) MCSA
3 3 (33.33%) SC Cleared
3 3 (33.33%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 1 (11.11%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (11.11%) VMware ESXi
Vendors
1 4 (44.44%) Microsoft
2 3 (33.33%) Telerik
3 1 (11.11%) Nintex
3 1 (11.11%) Apple
3 1 (11.11%) VMware