The first table below looks at the demand 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 28 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Database & Business Intelligence category for the Suffolk region.

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
28 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft SQL Server 2008
Rank 11 16 17
Rank change year-on-year
+5 +1
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 2008 40 9 23
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Suffolk 14.93% 5.88% 8.95%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 27.97% 20.93% 33.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 39 6 19
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£375 £338 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.11% +3.84%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £394 £340
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £325 £325
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £33.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £26.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-23.07% -25.71%
Database & Business Intelligence Category
Suffolk
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Database & Business Intelligence category
143 43 69
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Suffolk 53.36% 28.10% 26.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 115 31 47
Average daily rate £400 £338 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+18.51% +3.84%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £267 £273
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £451 £350
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 8
Average hourly rate £10.50 £35.00 £33.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-70.00% +6.06%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £28.50 £30.00 £30.40
% change year-on-year
-5.00% -1.31%
SQL Server 2008
East of England

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 28 July 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 28 July 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 +3 28 £375 +11.11% 1
SQL Server 2008
East of England

SQL Server 2008
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Suffolk

For the 6 months to 28 July 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 68 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 47 (69.12%) .NET
3 46 (67.65%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 39 (57.35%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 35 (51.47%) C#
5 35 (51.47%) SQL
6 34 (50.00%) ASP.NET
7 32 (47.06%) MVC
8 28 (41.18%) WCF
8 28 (41.18%) User Acceptance Testing
9 22 (32.35%) ASP.NET MVC
10 16 (23.53%) QA
11 15 (22.06%) Finance
12 14 (20.59%) T-SQL
12 14 (20.59%) Manual Testing
12 14 (20.59%) Test Scripting
13 13 (19.12%) Visual Studio
14 10 (14.71%) SQL Server Analysis Services
15 9 (13.24%) Data Integration
15 9 (13.24%) jQuery
16 8 (11.76%) ETL
16 8 (11.76%) Data Warehouse
16 8 (11.76%) .NET Framework
16 8 (11.76%) MDX
17 7 (10.29%) Microsoft Analysis Services
17 7 (10.29%) JavaScript
18 6 (8.82%) Web Services
18 6 (8.82%) WPF
18 6 (8.82%) Team Foundation Server
18 6 (8.82%) ADO.NET Entity Framework

SQL Server 2008
Top Related IT Skills in Suffolk by Category

For the 6 months to 28 July 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 (4.41%) SharePoint
2 1 (1.47%) MS Exchange
2 1 (1.47%) Exchange Server 2003
2 1 (1.47%) Exchange Server 2007
2 1 (1.47%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 3 (4.41%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (2.94%) Oracle General Ledger
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.47%) VoIP
1 1 (1.47%) TCP/IP
1 1 (1.47%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 68 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 46 (67.65%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 39 (57.35%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 10 (14.71%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 8 (11.76%) Data Warehouse
6 7 (10.29%) Microsoft Analysis Services
7 5 (7.35%) SQL Server 2005
8 4 (5.88%) SQL Server 2012
9 2 (2.94%) Crystal Reports
9 2 (2.94%) Oracle Reports
10 1 (1.47%) DTS
10 1 (1.47%) SQL Server 2000
Development Applications
1 13 (19.12%) Visual Studio
2 6 (8.82%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (1.47%) NuGet
General
1 15 (22.06%) Finance
2 2 (2.94%) General Ledger
Job Titles
1 47 (69.12%) Developer
2 29 (42.65%) .NET Developer
3 17 (25.00%) C# Developer
3 17 (25.00%) C# .NET Developer
4 14 (20.59%) Senior .NET Developer
4 14 (20.59%) Senior Developer
5 9 (13.24%) Senior C# Developer
5 9 (13.24%) Analyst
6 8 (11.76%) SQL Developer
7 7 (10.29%) C# ASP.NET Developer
8 6 (8.82%) ASP.NET Developer
8 6 (8.82%) Tester
8 6 (8.82%) Test Analyst
9 5 (7.35%) SQL Server Developer
10 3 (4.41%) Test Consultant
10 3 (4.41%) SQL DBA
10 3 (4.41%) SQL Server BI Developer
10 3 (4.41%) Consultant
10 3 (4.41%) DBA
10 3 (4.41%) Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 47 (69.12%) .NET
2 34 (50.00%) ASP.NET
3 28 (41.18%) WCF
4 22 (32.35%) ASP.NET MVC
5 9 (13.24%) jQuery
6 8 (11.76%) .NET Framework
6 8 (11.76%) MDX
7 6 (8.82%) WPF
7 6 (8.82%) Web Services
7 6 (8.82%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
8 5 (7.35%) HTML
8 5 (7.35%) XML
8 5 (7.35%) XSLT
8 5 (7.35%) CSS
8 5 (7.35%) SOAP
8 5 (7.35%) WF
8 5 (7.35%) Silverlight
8 5 (7.35%) LINQ
8 5 (7.35%) Ajax
9 2 (2.94%) ASP.NET MVC 4
Miscellaneous
1 9 (13.24%) Data Integration
2 5 (7.35%) N-Tier
3 1 (1.47%) Replication
3 1 (1.47%) Clustering
3 1 (1.47%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 2 (2.94%) Windows
2 1 (1.47%) Windows Server 2003
2 1 (1.47%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (47.06%) MVC
2 28 (41.18%) User Acceptance Testing
3 14 (20.59%) Test Scripting
3 14 (20.59%) Manual Testing
4 8 (11.76%) ETL
5 6 (8.82%) Data Transformation
6 5 (7.35%) Business Intelligence
7 1 (1.47%) Disaster Recovery
7 1 (1.47%) Unit Testing
7 1 (1.47%) TDD
7 1 (1.47%) Data Analysis
7 1 (1.47%) Logistics
7 1 (1.47%) Automated Testing
7 1 (1.47%) Database Security
7 1 (1.47%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 35 (51.47%) SQL
1 35 (51.47%) C#
2 14 (20.59%) T-SQL
3 7 (10.29%) JavaScript
4 1 (1.47%) VB
4 1 (1.47%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 1 (1.47%) MCSE
1 1 (1.47%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (23.53%) QA
System Software
1 2 (2.94%) Active Directory
2 1 (1.47%) vSphere
Vendors
1 4 (5.88%) Microsoft
2 2 (2.94%) Oracle
3 1 (1.47%) HP
3 1 (1.47%) Salesforce.com
3 1 (1.47%) VMware
3 1 (1.47%) Mitel
3 1 (1.47%) ProCurve
Ipswich, Suffolk
X4 Group
Rate: £180 - 200 per day
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