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 1 May 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
1 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft SQL Server 2008
Rank 39 34 31
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -3
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 2008 12 4 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Southampton 2.84% 1.11% 0.73%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 17.14% 5.80% 3.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 4 2
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£300 £294 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.12% -24.19%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £275 £378
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £346 £398
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £328 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.05% +0.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.60 £35.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-12.58% +16.66%
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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
70 69 61
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Southampton 16.55% 19.11% 22.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 50 54 40
Average daily rate £363 £315 £365
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.07% -13.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £275 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £469 £513
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 3
Average hourly rate £37.50 £45.00 £23.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-16.66% +95.65%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 £35.00 £28.00
% change year-on-year
-7.14% +25.00%

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
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 1 May 2015.

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 1 May 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 12 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 11 (91.67%) SQL
3 10 (83.33%) Microsoft Certification
3 10 (83.33%) Agile Software Development
4 7 (58.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 7 (58.33%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 6 (50.00%) MCTS
5 6 (50.00%) Team Foundation Server
5 6 (50.00%) Data Warehouse
5 6 (50.00%) Business Intelligence
5 6 (50.00%) Scrum
5 6 (50.00%) MCSA
5 6 (50.00%) Kimball Methodology
5 6 (50.00%) Continuous Delivery
6 5 (41.67%) OLAP Cube
6 5 (41.67%) JavaScript
6 5 (41.67%) .NET
6 5 (41.67%) ASP.NET
6 5 (41.67%) C#
6 5 (41.67%) OLAP
6 5 (41.67%) Microsoft
6 5 (41.67%) ETL
6 5 (41.67%) jQuery
7 4 (33.33%) SC Cleared
7 4 (33.33%) Security Cleared
7 4 (33.33%) Telerik
7 4 (33.33%) Content Management
7 4 (33.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 4 (33.33%) InfoPath
7 4 (33.33%) Visual Studio

SQL Server 2008
Top Related IT Skills in Southampton by Category

For the 6 months to 1 May 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 4 (33.33%) SharePoint
1 4 (33.33%) SharePoint 2013
2 2 (16.67%) IIS
2 2 (16.67%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 4 (33.33%) InfoPath
2 2 (16.67%) MS Excel
2 2 (16.67%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 2 (16.67%) Intranet
1 2 (16.67%) Internet
1 2 (16.67%) Extranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 7 (58.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 7 (58.33%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 6 (50.00%) Data Warehouse
4 5 (41.67%) OLAP Cube
4 5 (41.67%) OLAP
5 4 (33.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 2 (16.67%) SQL Server 2012
7 1 (8.33%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 6 (50.00%) Team Foundation Server
2 4 (33.33%) Visual Studio
3 1 (8.33%) TeamCity
General
1 1 (8.33%) Finance
Job Titles
1 11 (91.67%) Developer
2 6 (50.00%) SQL Developer
2 6 (50.00%) Business Intelligence Developer
3 4 (33.33%) SharePoint Developer
4 1 (8.33%) Data Quality Consultant
4 1 (8.33%) Data Consultant
4 1 (8.33%) .NET Developer
4 1 (8.33%) Consultant
4 1 (8.33%) Full Stack Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (41.67%) .NET
1 5 (41.67%) ASP.NET
1 5 (41.67%) jQuery
2 4 (33.33%) HTML
2 4 (33.33%) CSS
2 4 (33.33%) XHTML
3 2 (16.67%) ASP.NET 2.0
3 2 (16.67%) HTML5
4 1 (8.33%) ASP.NET MVC 4
4 1 (8.33%) ASP.NET MVC
4 1 (8.33%) MDX
Miscellaneous
1 2 (16.67%) User Experience
1 2 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 2 (16.67%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (83.33%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (50.00%) Business Intelligence
2 6 (50.00%) Scrum
2 6 (50.00%) Kimball Methodology
2 6 (50.00%) Continuous Delivery
3 5 (41.67%) ETL
4 4 (33.33%) Content Management
5 2 (16.67%) Workflow
5 2 (16.67%) Migration
5 2 (16.67%) User Acceptance Testing
6 1 (8.33%) Data Cleansing
6 1 (8.33%) MVC
6 1 (8.33%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 11 (91.67%) SQL
2 5 (41.67%) JavaScript
2 5 (41.67%) C#
3 2 (16.67%) PowerShell
4 1 (8.33%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 10 (83.33%) Microsoft Certification
2 6 (50.00%) MCTS
2 6 (50.00%) MCSA
3 4 (33.33%) SC Cleared
3 4 (33.33%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (8.33%) Data Quality
System Software
1 2 (16.67%) VMware Infrastructure
1 2 (16.67%) VMware ESXi
Vendors
1 5 (41.67%) Microsoft
2 4 (33.33%) Telerik
3 2 (16.67%) Nintex
3 2 (16.67%) Apple
3 2 (16.67%) VMware
4 1 (8.33%) Infor
4 1 (8.33%) Google
4 1 (8.33%) Sun