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 1 September 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
1 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft SQL Server 2008
Rank 70 42 71
Rank change year-on-year
-28 +29
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 2008 26 49 16
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Surrey 1.80% 3.77% 1.27%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 7.74% 15.71% 6.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 35 10
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£350 £325 £280
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% +16.07%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £302 £213 £174
10% offered a daily rate of more than £402 £510 £458
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.84% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 1
Average hourly rate - £45.88 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +103.88%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £29.50 £20.00 £30.50
% change year-on-year
+47.50% -34.42%
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
336 312 241
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Surrey 23.27% 23.98% 19.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 193 195 146
Average daily rate £368 £350 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.00% -6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £225 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £484 £500 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 7 4
Average hourly rate £40.00 £45.00 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-11.11% +157.14%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £28.00 £35.00 £17.30
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.60 £47.50 £26.25
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.55 £31.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+8.22% -4.61%

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 1 September 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 1 September 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
Guildford +2 5 £300 -7.69%
Redhill -1 5 £350 - 1
Cobham -1 4 £405 -10.00% 1
Caterham - 2 - -
Staines -4 1 £375 -
Leatherhead -23 1 £450 -10.00%
SQL Server 2008
South East

SQL Server 2008
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Surrey

For the 6 months to 1 September 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 62 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 46 (74.19%) SQL
3 33 (53.23%) T-SQL
3 33 (53.23%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 33 (53.23%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 27 (43.55%) Windows
5 26 (41.94%) Microsoft
6 20 (32.26%) Data Warehouse
6 20 (32.26%) C#
6 20 (32.26%) SQL Server 2005
7 19 (30.65%) PowerShell
7 19 (30.65%) SQL Server 2012
8 17 (27.42%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 15 (24.19%) .NET
10 13 (20.97%) Relational Database
11 12 (19.35%) XML
12 11 (17.74%) MS Excel
12 11 (17.74%) Java
12 11 (17.74%) Microsoft Certification
12 11 (17.74%) Business Intelligence
12 11 (17.74%) Performance Tuning
13 10 (16.13%) VBScript
13 10 (16.13%) ASP.NET
13 10 (16.13%) Disaster Recovery
14 9 (14.52%) Finance
14 9 (14.52%) Migration
14 9 (14.52%) ITIL
14 9 (14.52%) HTML
14 9 (14.52%) RDBMS
14 9 (14.52%) ETL

SQL Server 2008
Top Related IT Skills in Surrey by Category

For the 6 months to 1 September 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 5 (8.06%) MS Exchange
2 4 (6.45%) Exchange Server 2003
2 4 (6.45%) Exchange Server 2010
3 3 (4.84%) IIS
3 3 (4.84%) JBoss
4 2 (3.23%) SharePoint
5 1 (1.61%) SharePoint Server
5 1 (1.61%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 11 (17.74%) MS Excel
2 3 (4.84%) MS Office
3 1 (1.61%) PowerPivot
Business Applications
1 2 (3.23%) Dynamics CRM
Communications & Networking
1 8 (12.90%) SAN
2 6 (9.68%) DNS
3 4 (6.45%) Cisco IOS
3 4 (6.45%) NAS
3 4 (6.45%) LAN
3 4 (6.45%) WAN
3 4 (6.45%) DHCP
4 3 (4.84%) FTP
5 2 (3.23%) Intranet
5 2 (3.23%) Internet
6 1 (1.61%) Wireless
6 1 (1.61%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 62 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 33 (53.23%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 33 (53.23%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 20 (32.26%) SQL Server 2005
3 20 (32.26%) Data Warehouse
4 19 (30.65%) SQL Server 2012
5 17 (27.42%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 13 (20.97%) Relational Database
7 9 (14.52%) RDBMS
8 8 (12.90%) OLTP
9 3 (4.84%) SQL Server 2000
9 3 (4.84%) Star Schema
9 3 (4.84%) BusinessObjects
9 3 (4.84%) DTS
9 3 (4.84%) SSDT
10 2 (3.23%) QlikView
11 1 (1.61%) BusinessObjects XI
11 1 (1.61%) Microsoft Analysis Services
11 1 (1.61%) OLAP
11 1 (1.61%) PowerCenter
Development Applications
1 9 (14.52%) Team Foundation Server
2 6 (9.68%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
3 4 (6.45%) Visual Studio
4 3 (4.84%) VSS/SourceSafe
5 1 (1.61%) NUnit
5 1 (1.61%) Ant
5 1 (1.61%) Moq
5 1 (1.61%) Hudson
5 1 (1.61%) MSBuild
5 1 (1.61%) Jenkins
General
1 9 (14.52%) Finance
2 2 (3.23%) Advertising
2 2 (3.23%) Banking
2 2 (3.23%) Investment Banking
2 2 (3.23%) Telecoms
3 1 (1.61%) Front Office
3 1 (1.61%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 30 (48.39%) Developer
2 22 (35.48%) DBA
3 19 (30.65%) SQL DBA
4 16 (25.81%) SQL Server DBA
5 12 (19.35%) SQL Developer
6 8 (12.90%) SQL Server Developer
7 6 (9.68%) .NET Developer
8 5 (8.06%) Administrator
9 4 (6.45%) Senior Developer
9 4 (6.45%) Business Intelligence Developer
10 3 (4.84%) C# Developer
10 3 (4.84%) Java Developer
10 3 (4.84%) Analyst
10 3 (4.84%) Software Developer
10 3 (4.84%) C# .NET Developer
10 3 (4.84%) Database Developer
11 2 (3.23%) Senior SQL Developer
11 2 (3.23%) SQL Database Developer
11 2 (3.23%) Technical Developer
11 2 (3.23%) Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (24.19%) .NET
2 12 (19.35%) XML
3 10 (16.13%) ASP.NET
4 9 (14.52%) HTML
5 7 (11.29%) Web Services
5 7 (11.29%) jQuery
6 6 (9.68%) CSS
7 5 (8.06%) ASP.NET MVC
8 4 (6.45%) .NET Framework
9 3 (4.84%) WCF
9 3 (4.84%) Razor View Engine
9 3 (4.84%) KnockoutJS
9 3 (4.84%) WinForms
9 3 (4.84%) Ajax
9 3 (4.84%) ADO.NET
9 3 (4.84%) DHTML
10 2 (3.23%) J2EE
10 2 (3.23%) HTML5
10 2 (3.23%) AngularJS
10 2 (3.23%) ASP.NET MVC 4
Miscellaneous
1 4 (6.45%) Replication
1 4 (6.45%) Informatics
1 4 (6.45%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (4.84%) Clustering
3 2 (3.23%) Data Centre
3 2 (3.23%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (1.61%) Spread Betting
4 1 (1.61%) Mathematics
4 1 (1.61%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 27 (43.55%) Windows
2 8 (12.90%) Windows Server 2008
3 7 (11.29%) Windows Server 2003
3 7 (11.29%) Windows Server 2012
4 3 (4.84%) Linux
4 3 (4.84%) Windows XP
5 1 (1.61%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (17.74%) Business Intelligence
1 11 (17.74%) Performance Tuning
2 10 (16.13%) Disaster Recovery
3 9 (14.52%) Migration
3 9 (14.52%) ETL
3 9 (14.52%) ITIL
4 8 (12.90%) MVC
5 7 (11.29%) Business Continuity
5 7 (11.29%) Data Migration
6 6 (9.68%) OO
7 5 (8.06%) Agile Software Development
7 5 (8.06%) Logistics
7 5 (8.06%) Database Security
7 5 (8.06%) Capacity Planning
8 4 (6.45%) Waterfall
8 4 (6.45%) Unit Testing
9 3 (4.84%) Integration Testing
9 3 (4.84%) Continuous Integration
9 3 (4.84%) Systems Analysis
9 3 (4.84%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 46 (74.19%) SQL
2 33 (53.23%) T-SQL
3 20 (32.26%) C#
4 19 (30.65%) PowerShell
5 11 (17.74%) Java
6 10 (16.13%) VBScript
7 7 (11.29%) JavaScript
8 6 (9.68%) C++
9 4 (6.45%) VB.NET
10 2 (3.23%) Groovy
11 1 (1.61%) VB6
11 1 (1.61%) Ruby
11 1 (1.61%) XPath
11 1 (1.61%) Perl
11 1 (1.61%) VB
Qualifications
1 11 (17.74%) Microsoft Certification
2 6 (9.68%) MCTS
3 5 (8.06%) Degree
4 4 (6.45%) MCSE
5 3 (4.84%) SC Cleared
5 3 (4.84%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.61%) SLA
System Software
1 6 (9.68%) Active Directory
1 6 (9.68%) VMware ESX
2 5 (8.06%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (6.45%) XenApp
4 2 (3.23%) Hyper-V
5 1 (1.61%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 9 (14.52%) SCOM
2 7 (11.29%) BMC PATROL
3 2 (3.23%) NetBackup
3 2 (3.23%) WSUS
3 2 (3.23%) SCCM
3 2 (3.23%) SCVMM
4 1 (1.61%) HP Quality Center
4 1 (1.61%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
4 1 (1.61%) ARCserve
Vendors
1 26 (41.94%) Microsoft
2 8 (12.90%) Cisco
2 8 (12.90%) VMware
3 7 (11.29%) HP
3 7 (11.29%) BMC
4 6 (9.68%) Red Gate
5 5 (8.06%) Citrix
6 2 (3.23%) IBM
6 2 (3.23%) F5
6 2 (3.23%) McAfee
6 2 (3.23%) Radware
7 1 (1.61%) Altiris
7 1 (1.61%) 3PAR
7 1 (1.61%) Oracle
7 1 (1.61%) CA
7 1 (1.61%) Informatica
7 1 (1.61%) Symantec
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Rate: £250 - £300 per day
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Rate: £325 - £350 per day
Posted: 7 days ago
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Rate: £350 - £400 per day
Posted: 12 days ago
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Rate: From £350 to £450 per day direct - no agency margin
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Rate: £360 - £395 per day
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