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 2 March 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 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft SQL Server 2008
Rank 22 21 14
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -7
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 2008 7 9 16
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Suffolk 3.52% 5.52% 9.04%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 13.46% 21.43% 34.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 9 13
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£345 £388 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.96% +19.23%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £313
% change year-on-year
+7.69% +4.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £28.69 £32.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-11.72% +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
52 42 46
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Suffolk 26.13% 25.77% 25.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 36 35 38
Average daily rate £400 £388 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.22% +19.23%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £255 £296 £315
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £475 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £31.50 £28.50
% change year-on-year
+11.11% +10.52%

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 2 March 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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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 -2 4 £353 -9.03% 1
SQL Server 2008
East of England

SQL Server 2008
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Suffolk

For the 6 months to 2 March 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 14 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 10 (71.43%) .NET
3 8 (57.14%) SQL
3 8 (57.14%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 7 (50.00%) C#
5 6 (42.86%) WCF
6 5 (35.71%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 4 (28.57%) Visual Studio
7 4 (28.57%) Data Warehouse
7 4 (28.57%) LINQ
7 4 (28.57%) User Acceptance Testing
7 4 (28.57%) Manual Testing
7 4 (28.57%) Groovy
7 4 (28.57%) Test Scripting
7 4 (28.57%) Inversion of Control
8 3 (21.43%) Moq
8 3 (21.43%) Oracle Database
8 3 (21.43%) Unit Testing
8 3 (21.43%) Hibernate
8 3 (21.43%) Oracle9i Database
8 3 (21.43%) Java
8 3 (21.43%) T-SQL
8 3 (21.43%) Oracle
8 3 (21.43%) JUnit
8 3 (21.43%) Oracle Database 10g
8 3 (21.43%) MVC
8 3 (21.43%) Finance
9 2 (14.29%) Migration
9 2 (14.29%) ETL
9 2 (14.29%) ASP.NET

SQL Server 2008
Top Related IT Skills in Suffolk by Category

For the 6 months to 2 March 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 1 (7.14%) SharePoint
1 1 (7.14%) MS Exchange
1 1 (7.14%) BizTalk Server
1 1 (7.14%) SharePoint 2010
1 1 (7.14%) Exchange Server 2010
1 1 (7.14%) Exchange Server 2013
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 8 (57.14%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 5 (35.71%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 4 (28.57%) Data Warehouse
5 3 (21.43%) Oracle Database 10g
5 3 (21.43%) Oracle9i Database
5 3 (21.43%) Oracle Database
6 2 (14.29%) SQL Server 2005
6 2 (14.29%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 1 (7.14%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 4 (28.57%) Visual Studio
2 3 (21.43%) Moq
2 3 (21.43%) JUnit
General
1 3 (21.43%) Finance
Job Titles
1 9 (64.29%) Developer
2 5 (35.71%) .NET Developer
3 4 (28.57%) Analyst
4 3 (21.43%) Test Analyst
4 3 (21.43%) C# Developer
4 3 (21.43%) SQL Developer
4 3 (21.43%) Lead Developer
4 3 (21.43%) C# .NET Developer
5 2 (14.29%) Lead .NET Developer
5 2 (14.29%) ASP.NET Developer
5 2 (14.29%) C# ASP.NET Developer
6 1 (7.14%) C# Software Developer
6 1 (7.14%) Lead Software Developer
6 1 (7.14%) Applications Architect
6 1 (7.14%) Developer Analyst
6 1 (7.14%) Microsoft Developer
6 1 (7.14%) Test Engineer
6 1 (7.14%) Software Developer
6 1 (7.14%) Architect
6 1 (7.14%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (71.43%) .NET
2 6 (42.86%) WCF
3 4 (28.57%) LINQ
4 3 (21.43%) Hibernate
5 2 (14.29%) ASP.NET
6 1 (7.14%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 4 (28.57%) Inversion of Control
2 1 (7.14%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (7.14%) Data Extraction
Operating Systems
1 1 (7.14%) Windows
1 1 (7.14%) Windows Server 2008
1 1 (7.14%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (28.57%) Test Scripting
1 4 (28.57%) Manual Testing
1 4 (28.57%) User Acceptance Testing
2 3 (21.43%) Unit Testing
2 3 (21.43%) MVC
3 2 (14.29%) Migration
3 2 (14.29%) ETL
3 2 (14.29%) Data Migration
4 1 (7.14%) Data Architecture
4 1 (7.14%) Data Governance
4 1 (7.14%) Master Data Management
4 1 (7.14%) Project Management
4 1 (7.14%) UML
4 1 (7.14%) SOA
4 1 (7.14%) Data Management
4 1 (7.14%) Zachman Framework
4 1 (7.14%) Document Management
4 1 (7.14%) Enterprise Architecture
Programming Languages
1 8 (57.14%) SQL
2 7 (50.00%) C#
3 4 (28.57%) Groovy
4 3 (21.43%) Java
4 3 (21.43%) T-SQL
5 1 (7.14%) VB.NET
Vendors
1 3 (21.43%) Oracle
2 1 (7.14%) Microsoft
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