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 23 January 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
23 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft SQL Server 2008
Rank 25 19 17
Rank change year-on-year
-6 -2
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 2008 6 8 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Suffolk 3.00% 5.19% 5.84%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 11.54% 25.00% 27.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 7 7
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£318 £375 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-15.33% +20.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £257 £355 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £394 £425 £325
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £313
% change year-on-year
+7.53% +4.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £28.69 £30.25 £26.00
% change year-on-year
-5.15% +16.34%
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
52 32 33
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Suffolk 26.00% 20.78% 21.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 32 23 31
Average daily rate £400 £375 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +15.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £255 £325 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £450 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £340 £335
% change year-on-year
+6.61% +1.49%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £34.00 £27.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+25.92% -10.00%

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 23 January 2015.

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 23 January 2015. 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 -4 4 £389 +0.32% 1
SQL Server 2008
East of England

SQL Server 2008
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Suffolk

For the 6 months to 23 January 2015, 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 12 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 8 (66.67%) .NET
2 8 (66.67%) C#
3 6 (50.00%) WCF
4 5 (41.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 5 (41.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 4 (33.33%) LINQ
5 4 (33.33%) Groovy
5 4 (33.33%) Inversion of Control
5 4 (33.33%) MVC
5 4 (33.33%) Finance
5 4 (33.33%) SQL
6 3 (25.00%) T-SQL
6 3 (25.00%) Java
6 3 (25.00%) Oracle
6 3 (25.00%) JUnit
6 3 (25.00%) Windows
6 3 (25.00%) Oracle9i Database
6 3 (25.00%) MS Exchange
6 3 (25.00%) Oracle Database 10g
6 3 (25.00%) Moq
6 3 (25.00%) Unit Testing
6 3 (25.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 3 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
6 3 (25.00%) SQL Server 2005
6 3 (25.00%) Hibernate
6 3 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2010
6 3 (25.00%) SQL Server 2012
6 3 (25.00%) Oracle Database
7 2 (16.67%) Data Architecture

SQL Server 2008
Top Related IT Skills in Suffolk by Category

For the 6 months to 23 January 2015, 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 (25.00%) MS Exchange
1 3 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2010
2 2 (16.67%) Exchange Server 2013
2 2 (16.67%) SharePoint 2010
2 2 (16.67%) BizTalk Server
2 2 (16.67%) SharePoint
3 1 (8.33%) Exchange Server 2007
3 1 (8.33%) Exchange Server 2003
Communications & Networking
1 1 (8.33%) VoIP
1 1 (8.33%) TCP/IP
1 1 (8.33%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 5 (41.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 5 (41.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 3 (25.00%) Oracle9i Database
3 3 (25.00%) Oracle Database 10g
3 3 (25.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 3 (25.00%) SQL Server 2005
3 3 (25.00%) SQL Server 2012
3 3 (25.00%) Oracle Database
4 1 (8.33%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 3 (25.00%) JUnit
1 3 (25.00%) Moq
General
1 4 (33.33%) Finance
Job Titles
1 8 (66.67%) Developer
2 5 (41.67%) .NET Developer
3 3 (25.00%) Lead Developer
3 3 (25.00%) C# Developer
3 3 (25.00%) C# .NET Developer
4 2 (16.67%) Applications Architect
4 2 (16.67%) ASP.NET Developer
4 2 (16.67%) SQL Developer
4 2 (16.67%) Lead .NET Developer
4 2 (16.67%) C# ASP.NET Developer
4 2 (16.67%) Architect
5 1 (8.33%) Analyst
5 1 (8.33%) Technical Architect
5 1 (8.33%) DBA
5 1 (8.33%) Solutions Architect
5 1 (8.33%) Support Analyst
5 1 (8.33%) 3rd Line Support
5 1 (8.33%) Software Developer
5 1 (8.33%) C# Software Developer
5 1 (8.33%) Lead Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (66.67%) .NET
2 6 (50.00%) WCF
3 4 (33.33%) LINQ
4 3 (25.00%) Hibernate
5 2 (16.67%) .NET Framework
5 2 (16.67%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 4 (33.33%) Inversion of Control
2 2 (16.67%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (8.33%) Data Extraction
Operating Systems
1 3 (25.00%) Windows
1 3 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 2 (16.67%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (8.33%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (33.33%) MVC
2 3 (25.00%) Unit Testing
3 2 (16.67%) Data Architecture
3 2 (16.67%) Master Data Management
3 2 (16.67%) Data Governance
3 2 (16.67%) Enterprise Architecture
3 2 (16.67%) Data Management
3 2 (16.67%) Zachman Framework
3 2 (16.67%) Data Migration
3 2 (16.67%) Project Management
3 2 (16.67%) Migration
3 2 (16.67%) SOA
3 2 (16.67%) ETL
3 2 (16.67%) UML
Programming Languages
1 8 (66.67%) C#
2 4 (33.33%) Groovy
2 4 (33.33%) SQL
3 3 (25.00%) T-SQL
3 3 (25.00%) Java
4 2 (16.67%) VB.NET
System Software
1 1 (8.33%) Active Directory
1 1 (8.33%) vSphere
Vendors
1 3 (25.00%) Oracle
2 1 (8.33%) Microsoft
2 1 (8.33%) HP
2 1 (8.33%) ProCurve
2 1 (8.33%) Mitel
2 1 (8.33%) VMware
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