The table below looks at the statistics for SQL Server 2008 skills in IT contracts advertised for the Suffolk 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 9 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
9 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft SQL Server 2008
Rank 22 19 20
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +1
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 2008 3 7 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Suffolk 2.10% 3.80% 4.64%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 9.09% 14.29% 20.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 4 7
Average daily rate £320 £318 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.78% -15.33%
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 £42.50 £28.69 £31.25
% change year-on-year
+48.13% -8.19%
SQL Server 2008
East of England

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 Suffolk region.

Database & Business Intelligence Category
Suffolk
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Database & Business Intelligence category
33 49 35
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Suffolk 23.08% 26.63% 23.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 29 27
Average daily rate £360 £400 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.00% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £320 £255 £288
10% offered a daily rate of more than £413 £475 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £368 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.04% +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.50 £32.00 £28.00
% change year-on-year
+14.06% +14.28%

SQL Server 2008
Jobs Demand Trend in Suffolk

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing SQL Server 2008 across the Suffolk region as a proportion of the total demand within the Database & Business Intelligence category.

SQL Server 2008 Jobs Demand Trend in Suffolk

SQL Server 2008
Daily Rate Trend in Suffolk

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing SQL Server 2008 across the Suffolk region.

SQL Server 2008 Daily Rate Trend in Suffolk

SQL Server 2008
Hourly Rate Trend in Suffolk

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing SQL Server 2008 across the Suffolk region.

SQL Server 2008 Hourly Rate Trend in Suffolk

SQL Server 2008
Contract Job Locations in Suffolk

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing SQL Server 2008 within the Suffolk region over the 3 months to 9 February 2016. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Ipswich +10 3 £320 -17.68%
SQL Server 2008
East of England

SQL Server 2008
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Suffolk

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Suffolk 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 6 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 4 (66.67%) SQL
2 4 (66.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 4 (66.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 4 (66.67%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 3 (50.00%) MDX
3 3 (50.00%) OLAP
3 3 (50.00%) Business Intelligence
3 3 (50.00%) Microsoft
4 2 (33.33%) SQL Server 2000
4 2 (33.33%) RDBMS
4 2 (33.33%) MS Excel
4 2 (33.33%) Client/Server
4 2 (33.33%) Data Modelling
4 2 (33.33%) T-SQL
4 2 (33.33%) C#
4 2 (33.33%) .NET
4 2 (33.33%) SQL Server 2005
4 2 (33.33%) User Acceptance Testing
4 2 (33.33%) SQL Server 2012
4 2 (33.33%) Relational Database
4 2 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (33.33%) OLAP Cube
5 1 (16.67%) Reinsurance
5 1 (16.67%) SOLID
5 1 (16.67%) SQL Server 2014
5 1 (16.67%) Reverse Engineering
5 1 (16.67%) Team Foundation Server
5 1 (16.67%) ASP.NET MVC
5 1 (16.67%) C-shell

SQL Server 2008
Top Related IT Skills in Suffolk by Category

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Suffolk 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.

Applications
1 2 (33.33%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 4 (66.67%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 4 (66.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 4 (66.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 3 (50.00%) OLAP
4 2 (33.33%) OLAP Cube
4 2 (33.33%) RDBMS
4 2 (33.33%) Relational Database
4 2 (33.33%) SQL Server 2000
4 2 (33.33%) SQL Server 2005
4 2 (33.33%) SQL Server 2012
5 1 (16.67%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (16.67%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 1 (16.67%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 1 (16.67%) Finance
Job Titles
1 3 (50.00%) Developer
2 2 (33.33%) Architect
2 2 (33.33%) Senior Developer
3 1 (16.67%) .NET Developer
3 1 (16.67%) Business Intelligence Developer
3 1 (16.67%) C# .NET Developer
3 1 (16.67%) C# Developer
3 1 (16.67%) DBA
3 1 (16.67%) OLAP Developer
3 1 (16.67%) Senior .NET Developer
3 1 (16.67%) Senior C# .NET Developer
3 1 (16.67%) Senior C# Developer
3 1 (16.67%) SQL BI Developer
3 1 (16.67%) SQL DBA
3 1 (16.67%) SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (50.00%) MDX
2 2 (33.33%) .NET
3 1 (16.67%) .NET Framework
3 1 (16.67%) ASP.NET
3 1 (16.67%) ASP.NET MVC
3 1 (16.67%) Entity Framework
3 1 (16.67%) NHibernate
3 1 (16.67%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 2 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
1 2 (33.33%) Client/Server
2 1 (16.67%) Reinsurance
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (50.00%) Business Intelligence
2 2 (33.33%) Data Modelling
2 2 (33.33%) User Acceptance Testing
3 1 (16.67%) ETL
3 1 (16.67%) Migration
3 1 (16.67%) MVC
3 1 (16.67%) Reverse Engineering
3 1 (16.67%) SOLID
3 1 (16.67%) UML
Programming Languages
1 4 (66.67%) SQL
2 2 (33.33%) C#
2 2 (33.33%) T-SQL
3 1 (16.67%) C-shell
3 1 (16.67%) VB
3 1 (16.67%) VB6
Vendors
1 3 (50.00%) Microsoft