The table below looks at the statistics for SQL Server 2008 skills in IT contracts advertised for the Surrey 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 27 April 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
27 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft SQL Server 2008
Rank 56 44 53
Rank change year-on-year
-12 +9
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 2008 36 51 31
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Surrey 2.62% 3.54% 2.44%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 13.58% 16.50% 14.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 47 19
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£363 £410 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-11.58% +28.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £290
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £425 £430
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £328 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.05% +0.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 1
Average hourly rate £40.00 - £16.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £34.50 £33.75 £29.00
% change year-on-year
+2.22% +16.37%
SQL Server 2008
South East

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 Surrey region.

Database & Business Intelligence Category
Surrey
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Database & Business Intelligence category
265 309 212
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Surrey 19.31% 21.47% 16.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 165 176 103
Average daily rate £375 £375 £365
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +2.73%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £270 £273
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £450 £474
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £334
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +4.79%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 2 5
Average hourly rate £38.75 £29.00 £26.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+33.62% +10.47%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 £35.00 £28.00
% change year-on-year
-7.14% +25.00%

SQL Server 2008
Jobs Demand Trend in Surrey

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

SQL Server 2008 Jobs Demand Trend in Surrey

SQL Server 2008
Daily Rate Trend in Surrey

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

SQL Server 2008 Daily Rate Trend in Surrey

SQL Server 2008
Daily Rate Histogram in Surrey

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing SQL Server 2008 across the Surrey region over the 3 months to 27 April 2015.

SQL Server 2008 Daily Rate Histogram in Surrey

SQL Server 2008
Hourly Rate Trend in Surrey

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

SQL Server 2008 Hourly Rate Trend in Surrey

SQL Server 2008
Contract Job Locations in Surrey

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 Surrey region over the 3 months to 27 April 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
Guildford 0 5 £283 -22.06% 4
Staines +10 2 £413 -
Redhill - 2 - - 4
Cobham - 2 £423 -
Woking +1 1 - -
Egham -6 1 £375 -25.00%
Epsom - 1 £425 - 1
SQL Server 2008
South East

SQL Server 2008
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Surrey

For the 6 months to 27 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Surrey 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 57 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 43 (75.44%) SQL
3 32 (56.14%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 26 (45.61%) T-SQL
5 24 (42.11%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 20 (35.09%) SQL Server 2005
7 19 (33.33%) Data Warehouse
7 19 (33.33%) Microsoft
8 18 (31.58%) C#
9 17 (29.82%) .NET
10 14 (24.56%) XML
11 13 (22.81%) Windows
12 12 (21.05%) SQL Server Analysis Services
13 11 (19.30%) VBScript
13 11 (19.30%) ETL
13 11 (19.30%) Business Intelligence
14 10 (17.54%) Finance
14 10 (17.54%) ASP.NET
15 9 (15.79%) Migration
15 9 (15.79%) SQL Server 2012
15 9 (15.79%) Relational Database
16 8 (14.04%) Team Foundation Server
16 8 (14.04%) Performance Tuning
16 8 (14.04%) Visual Studio
16 8 (14.04%) MS Excel
16 8 (14.04%) RDBMS
16 8 (14.04%) Web Services
17 7 (12.28%) Active Directory
17 7 (12.28%) SAN
17 7 (12.28%) Replication

SQL Server 2008
Top Related IT Skills in Surrey by Category

For the 6 months to 27 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Surrey 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 2 (3.51%) IIS
1 2 (3.51%) MS Exchange
1 2 (3.51%) BizTalk Server
1 2 (3.51%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (1.75%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 1 (1.75%) Exchange Server 2003
2 1 (1.75%) Kentico
Applications
1 8 (14.04%) MS Excel
2 6 (10.53%) MS Office
3 3 (5.26%) PowerPivot
Communications & Networking
1 7 (12.28%) SAN
2 6 (10.53%) LAN
2 6 (10.53%) DHCP
2 6 (10.53%) DNS
3 5 (8.77%) Firewall
4 1 (1.75%) VLAN
4 1 (1.75%) Cisco IOS
4 1 (1.75%) NAS
4 1 (1.75%) FTP
4 1 (1.75%) TCP/IP
4 1 (1.75%) WAN
4 1 (1.75%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 57 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 32 (56.14%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 24 (42.11%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 20 (35.09%) SQL Server 2005
5 19 (33.33%) Data Warehouse
6 12 (21.05%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 9 (15.79%) SQL Server 2012
7 9 (15.79%) Relational Database
8 8 (14.04%) RDBMS
9 7 (12.28%) SQL Server 2000
10 3 (5.26%) Star Schema
11 2 (3.51%) QlikView
11 2 (3.51%) PowerCenter
11 2 (3.51%) SSDT
11 2 (3.51%) Oracle Database
12 1 (1.75%) OLAP Cube
12 1 (1.75%) Oracle Database 11g
12 1 (1.75%) BusinessObjects XI
12 1 (1.75%) Microsoft Analysis Services
12 1 (1.75%) Oracle Database 10g
Development Applications
1 8 (14.04%) Visual Studio
1 8 (14.04%) Team Foundation Server
2 3 (5.26%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
3 1 (1.75%) NCrunch
3 1 (1.75%) MSBuild
3 1 (1.75%) VSS/SourceSafe
3 1 (1.75%) NUnit
3 1 (1.75%) JIRA
General
1 10 (17.54%) Finance
2 3 (5.26%) Banking
3 2 (3.51%) Investment Banking
4 1 (1.75%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 35 (61.40%) Developer
2 17 (29.82%) DBA
3 15 (26.32%) SQL DBA
4 14 (24.56%) SQL Developer
5 11 (19.30%) SQL Server DBA
6 9 (15.79%) SQL Server Developer
7 8 (14.04%) .NET Developer
8 5 (8.77%) C# Developer
9 4 (7.02%) Administrator
9 4 (7.02%) Analyst
9 4 (7.02%) Development DBA
9 4 (7.02%) SQL Server Development DBA
9 4 (7.02%) C# .NET Developer
10 3 (5.26%) C# ASP.NET Developer
10 3 (5.26%) ASP.NET Developer
10 3 (5.26%) Infrastructure Engineer
11 2 (3.51%) Senior Developer
11 2 (3.51%) Informatica Developer
11 2 (3.51%) Business Intelligence Developer
11 2 (3.51%) Senior SQL Server Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (29.82%) .NET
2 14 (24.56%) XML
3 10 (17.54%) ASP.NET
4 8 (14.04%) Web Services
5 5 (8.77%) .NET Framework
5 5 (8.77%) Application Packaging
6 3 (5.26%) jQuery
6 3 (5.26%) ASP.NET MVC
6 3 (5.26%) Entity Framework
6 3 (5.26%) HTML
7 2 (3.51%) CSS
7 2 (3.51%) HTML5
7 2 (3.51%) ASP.NET MVC 4
8 1 (1.75%) ASP.NET Web Forms
8 1 (1.75%) REST
8 1 (1.75%) Razor View Engine
8 1 (1.75%) MDX
8 1 (1.75%) WPF
8 1 (1.75%) SOAP
8 1 (1.75%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 7 (12.28%) Replication
2 3 (5.26%) Clustering
3 2 (3.51%) Mobile App
4 1 (1.75%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (1.75%) N-Tier
4 1 (1.75%) Informatics
4 1 (1.75%) Inversion of Control
Operating Systems
1 13 (22.81%) Windows
2 7 (12.28%) Windows Server 2003
2 7 (12.28%) Windows Server 2008
3 6 (10.53%) Windows 2000
4 1 (1.75%) Windows XP
4 1 (1.75%) Linux
4 1 (1.75%) Windows 7
4 1 (1.75%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (1.75%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (19.30%) ETL
1 11 (19.30%) Business Intelligence
2 9 (15.79%) Migration
3 8 (14.04%) Performance Tuning
4 6 (10.53%) Problem Management
5 5 (8.77%) OO
5 5 (8.77%) Data Modelling
6 4 (7.02%) Agile Software Development
6 4 (7.02%) Systems Analysis
6 4 (7.02%) MVC
6 4 (7.02%) Database Security
6 4 (7.02%) Database Mirroring
7 3 (5.26%) Line Management
7 3 (5.26%) Kimball Methodology
7 3 (5.26%) Unit Testing
7 3 (5.26%) CRM
8 2 (3.51%) SOA
8 2 (3.51%) Scrum
8 2 (3.51%) Disaster Recovery
8 2 (3.51%) Continuous Integration
Programming Languages
1 43 (75.44%) SQL
2 26 (45.61%) T-SQL
3 18 (31.58%) C#
4 11 (19.30%) VBScript
5 6 (10.53%) VB
6 5 (8.77%) VB.NET
7 4 (7.02%) C++
7 4 (7.02%) Java
8 3 (5.26%) JavaScript
8 3 (5.26%) Perl
8 3 (5.26%) XPath
8 3 (5.26%) PowerShell
9 1 (1.75%) VB6
9 1 (1.75%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 5 (8.77%) CCNA
1 5 (8.77%) Cisco Certification
2 4 (7.02%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (3.51%) MCTS
4 1 (1.75%) Degree
4 1 (1.75%) MCSE
4 1 (1.75%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.75%) SLA
System Software
1 7 (12.28%) Active Directory
2 6 (10.53%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (1.75%) XenApp
3 1 (1.75%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 6 (10.53%) WSUS
1 6 (10.53%) SCCM
2 5 (8.77%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 19 (33.33%) Microsoft
2 7 (12.28%) VMware
3 6 (10.53%) NetApp
3 6 (10.53%) Cisco
4 4 (7.02%) Business Objects
5 2 (3.51%) Oracle
5 2 (3.51%) Sun
5 2 (3.51%) Informatica
5 2 (3.51%) Red Gate
6 1 (1.75%) HP
6 1 (1.75%) Citrix
6 1 (1.75%) SAP
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