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 22 October 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
22 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft SQL Server 2008
Rank 25 37 18
Rank change year-on-year
+12 -19
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 2008 6 4 24
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Suffolk 3.21% 1.88% 8.42%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 10.91% 4.88% 36.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 4 20
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£403 £388 £330
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.87% +17.42%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £258 £316 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £563 £418 £350
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £320 £325
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £160.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.25 £32.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-28.46% +18.18%
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
55 82 65
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Suffolk 29.41% 38.50% 22.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 48 60 47
Average daily rate £416 £375 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.00% +11.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £233 £240 £302
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £425 £439
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £330 £338
% change year-on-year
+9.09% -2.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Average hourly rate - - £160.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.73 £30.75 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+9.67% +2.50%

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
Daily Rate Histogram in Suffolk

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing SQL Server 2008 across the Suffolk region over the 3 months to 22 October 2014.

SQL Server 2008 Daily Rate Histogram 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 22 October 2014. 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
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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 +8 6 £403 +7.33% 1
SQL Server 2008
East of England

SQL Server 2008
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Suffolk

For the 6 months to 22 October 2014, 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 45 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 32 (71.11%) .NET
2 32 (71.11%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 26 (57.78%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 24 (53.33%) SQL
5 23 (51.11%) C#
6 20 (44.44%) MVC
6 20 (44.44%) ASP.NET
7 19 (42.22%) WCF
7 19 (42.22%) User Acceptance Testing
8 14 (31.11%) ASP.NET MVC
9 12 (26.67%) Test Scripting
9 12 (26.67%) Manual Testing
10 11 (24.44%) Visual Studio
11 9 (20.00%) Finance
11 9 (20.00%) QA
12 7 (15.56%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 7 (15.56%) T-SQL
12 7 (15.56%) Data Warehouse
13 5 (11.11%) MDX
13 5 (11.11%) Data Integration
13 5 (11.11%) Business Intelligence
14 4 (8.89%) SQL Server 2012
14 4 (8.89%) jQuery
14 4 (8.89%) Microsoft Analysis Services
15 3 (6.67%) .NET Framework
15 3 (6.67%) Exchange Server 2010
15 3 (6.67%) Windows Server 2008
15 3 (6.67%) Data Transformation
15 3 (6.67%) SharePoint

SQL Server 2008
Top Related IT Skills in Suffolk by Category

For the 6 months to 22 October 2014, 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.

Application Platforms
1 3 (6.67%) Exchange Server 2010
1 3 (6.67%) SharePoint
1 3 (6.67%) MS Exchange
2 2 (4.44%) BizTalk Server
2 2 (4.44%) Exchange Server 2013
2 2 (4.44%) SharePoint 2010
3 1 (2.22%) Exchange Server 2003
3 1 (2.22%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 1 (2.22%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.22%) SAN
1 1 (2.22%) VoIP
1 1 (2.22%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 45 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 32 (71.11%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 26 (57.78%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 7 (15.56%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 7 (15.56%) Data Warehouse
5 4 (8.89%) SQL Server 2012
5 4 (8.89%) Microsoft Analysis Services
6 2 (4.44%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 11 (24.44%) Visual Studio
2 1 (2.22%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (2.22%) NuGet
General
1 9 (20.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 29 (64.44%) Developer
2 21 (46.67%) .NET Developer
3 14 (31.11%) C# .NET Developer
3 14 (31.11%) C# Developer
4 12 (26.67%) Senior Developer
4 12 (26.67%) Senior .NET Developer
5 7 (15.56%) Senior C# Developer
6 6 (13.33%) Analyst
6 6 (13.33%) SQL Developer
6 6 (13.33%) C# ASP.NET Developer
7 5 (11.11%) Test Analyst
7 5 (11.11%) ASP.NET Developer
7 5 (11.11%) SQL Server Developer
8 4 (8.89%) Tester
9 3 (6.67%) Business Intelligence Developer
9 3 (6.67%) SQL Server BI Developer
9 3 (6.67%) Test Consultant
9 3 (6.67%) Consultant
10 2 (4.44%) Applications Architect
10 2 (4.44%) ETL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 32 (71.11%) .NET
2 20 (44.44%) ASP.NET
3 19 (42.22%) WCF
4 14 (31.11%) ASP.NET MVC
5 5 (11.11%) MDX
6 4 (8.89%) jQuery
7 3 (6.67%) .NET Framework
8 2 (4.44%) ASP.NET MVC 4
9 1 (2.22%) NHibernate
9 1 (2.22%) WPF
9 1 (2.22%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
9 1 (2.22%) RESTful
9 1 (2.22%) Middleware
9 1 (2.22%) Web Services
9 1 (2.22%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 5 (11.11%) Data Integration
2 2 (4.44%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (2.22%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 3 (6.67%) Windows Server 2008
1 3 (6.67%) Windows
2 2 (4.44%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (2.22%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (44.44%) MVC
2 19 (42.22%) User Acceptance Testing
3 12 (26.67%) Test Scripting
3 12 (26.67%) Manual Testing
4 5 (11.11%) Business Intelligence
5 3 (6.67%) Data Transformation
6 2 (4.44%) Data Management
6 2 (4.44%) Zachman Framework
6 2 (4.44%) UML
6 2 (4.44%) SOA
6 2 (4.44%) ETL
6 2 (4.44%) Project Management
6 2 (4.44%) Data Architecture
6 2 (4.44%) Data Governance
6 2 (4.44%) Master Data Management
6 2 (4.44%) Enterprise Architecture
7 1 (2.22%) Unit Testing
7 1 (2.22%) Kalman Filter
7 1 (2.22%) CRM
7 1 (2.22%) Data Analysis
Programming Languages
1 24 (53.33%) SQL
2 23 (51.11%) C#
3 7 (15.56%) T-SQL
4 3 (6.67%) VB.NET
5 2 (4.44%) JavaScript
6 1 (2.22%) VB
Qualifications
1 1 (2.22%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (2.22%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (20.00%) QA
System Software
1 1 (2.22%) vSphere
1 1 (2.22%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 2 (4.44%) Microsoft
2 1 (2.22%) ProCurve
2 1 (2.22%) Salesforce.com
2 1 (2.22%) HP
2 1 (2.22%) Mitel
2 1 (2.22%) VMware