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 3 July 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
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft SQL Server 2008
Rank 57 44 62
Rank change year-on-year
-13 +18
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 2008 33 40 23
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Surrey 2.57% 3.16% 1.84%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 11.46% 13.56% 11.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 35 16
Average daily rate
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£310 £410 £290
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-24.39% +41.37%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £253 £235 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £415 £425 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £340 £325
% change year-on-year
-4.41% +4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £22.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.50 £22.50 £26.00
% change year-on-year
+4.44% -13.46%
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
288 295 198
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Surrey 22.46% 23.30% 15.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 177 194 103
Average daily rate £350 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £240 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £493 £500 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
- +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 7 9
Average hourly rate £31.25 £47.50 £21.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-34.21% +120.93%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.50 £29.55 £17.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £48.52 £48.55 £54.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £28.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+5.26% -5.00%

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 3 July 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 3 July 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 +3 9 £290 -25.16% 1
Redhill - 4 £350 -
Camberley - 2 - - 1
Caterham - 2 - -
Cobham - 2 £410 -
Staines +3 1 £375 - 1
Leatherhead - 1 £450 -
SQL Server 2008
South East

SQL Server 2008
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Surrey

For the 6 months to 3 July 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 64 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 49 (76.56%) SQL
3 32 (50.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 29 (45.31%) T-SQL
5 28 (43.75%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 27 (42.19%) SQL Server 2005
7 23 (35.94%) Windows
8 22 (34.38%) Data Warehouse
9 21 (32.81%) Microsoft
10 17 (26.56%) C#
10 17 (26.56%) SQL Server 2012
11 14 (21.88%) .NET
11 14 (21.88%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 13 (20.31%) Windows Server 2008
13 12 (18.75%) PowerShell
13 12 (18.75%) SAN
13 12 (18.75%) VMware
14 11 (17.19%) Migration
14 11 (17.19%) VBScript
14 11 (17.19%) MS Excel
14 11 (17.19%) ETL
14 11 (17.19%) Relational Database
15 10 (15.63%) XML
15 10 (15.63%) Cisco
15 10 (15.63%) Active Directory
15 10 (15.63%) Windows Server 2003
15 10 (15.63%) Finance
16 9 (14.06%) DNS
16 9 (14.06%) RDBMS
16 9 (14.06%) Microsoft Certification

SQL Server 2008
Top Related IT Skills in Surrey by Category

For the 6 months to 3 July 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 6 (9.38%) MS Exchange
2 5 (7.81%) Exchange Server 2010
3 4 (6.25%) Exchange Server 2003
4 2 (3.13%) IIS
5 1 (1.56%) SharePoint
5 1 (1.56%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 1 (1.56%) SharePoint Server
5 1 (1.56%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 11 (17.19%) MS Excel
2 5 (7.81%) MS Office
3 3 (4.69%) PowerPivot
Business Applications
1 2 (3.13%) Dynamics CRM
Communications & Networking
1 12 (18.75%) SAN
2 9 (14.06%) DNS
3 8 (12.50%) DHCP
3 8 (12.50%) LAN
4 4 (6.25%) WAN
4 4 (6.25%) Firewall
4 4 (6.25%) Cisco IOS
4 4 (6.25%) NAS
5 1 (1.56%) VLAN
5 1 (1.56%) Intranet
5 1 (1.56%) Internet
5 1 (1.56%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 64 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 32 (50.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 28 (43.75%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 27 (42.19%) SQL Server 2005
5 22 (34.38%) Data Warehouse
6 17 (26.56%) SQL Server 2012
7 14 (21.88%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 11 (17.19%) Relational Database
9 9 (14.06%) RDBMS
10 6 (9.38%) OLTP
11 5 (7.81%) SQL Server 2000
12 4 (6.25%) Star Schema
13 2 (3.13%) QlikView
13 2 (3.13%) SSDT
13 2 (3.13%) Oracle Database
14 1 (1.56%) OLAP Cube
14 1 (1.56%) Oracle Database 11g
14 1 (1.56%) BusinessObjects XI
14 1 (1.56%) Microsoft Analysis Services
14 1 (1.56%) Oracle Database 10g
Development Applications
1 6 (9.38%) Team Foundation Server
2 5 (7.81%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
3 4 (6.25%) Visual Studio
4 1 (1.56%) NUnit
4 1 (1.56%) Ant
4 1 (1.56%) Moq
4 1 (1.56%) Hudson
4 1 (1.56%) MSBuild
4 1 (1.56%) Jenkins
General
1 10 (15.63%) Finance
2 4 (6.25%) Banking
2 4 (6.25%) Investment Banking
3 1 (1.56%) Marketing
3 1 (1.56%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 31 (48.44%) Developer
2 22 (34.38%) DBA
3 19 (29.69%) SQL DBA
4 15 (23.44%) SQL Developer
5 14 (21.88%) SQL Server DBA
6 9 (14.06%) SQL Server Developer
7 7 (10.94%) .NET Developer
8 6 (9.38%) Administrator
9 3 (4.69%) Infrastructure Engineer
9 3 (4.69%) Java Developer
9 3 (4.69%) C# Developer
9 3 (4.69%) Analyst
9 3 (4.69%) C# .NET Developer
9 3 (4.69%) Database Developer
10 2 (3.13%) Senior SQL Developer
10 2 (3.13%) Technical Developer
10 2 (3.13%) Senior Developer
10 2 (3.13%) Report Analyst
10 2 (3.13%) Technical Engineer
10 2 (3.13%) Technical Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (21.88%) .NET
2 10 (15.63%) XML
3 8 (12.50%) ASP.NET
4 6 (9.38%) CSS
4 6 (9.38%) HTML
5 5 (7.81%) Web Services
5 5 (7.81%) jQuery
5 5 (7.81%) ASP.NET MVC
6 4 (6.25%) Application Packaging
7 3 (4.69%) WCF
8 2 (3.13%) ASP.NET Web API
8 2 (3.13%) CSS3
8 2 (3.13%) AngularJS
8 2 (3.13%) ASP.NET MVC 4
8 2 (3.13%) Twitter Bootstrap
8 2 (3.13%) NHibernate
8 2 (3.13%) HTML5
8 2 (3.13%) J2EE
9 1 (1.56%) SOAP
9 1 (1.56%) Ruby on Rails
Miscellaneous
1 8 (12.50%) Replication
2 4 (6.25%) Informatics
3 3 (4.69%) Clustering
4 2 (3.13%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (1.56%) Data Centre
5 1 (1.56%) Spread Betting
5 1 (1.56%) Mathematics
5 1 (1.56%) Computer Science
5 1 (1.56%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 23 (35.94%) Windows
2 13 (20.31%) Windows Server 2008
3 10 (15.63%) Windows Server 2003
4 6 (9.38%) Windows Server 2012
5 5 (7.81%) Windows 2000
6 2 (3.13%) Windows XP
7 1 (1.56%) Linux
7 1 (1.56%) UNIX
7 1 (1.56%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (17.19%) ETL
1 11 (17.19%) Migration
2 8 (12.50%) Performance Tuning
3 7 (10.94%) Business Intelligence
4 6 (9.38%) Disaster Recovery
5 5 (7.81%) MVC
5 5 (7.81%) ITIL
5 5 (7.81%) OO
5 5 (7.81%) Data Modelling
5 5 (7.81%) Business Continuity
5 5 (7.81%) Data Migration
5 5 (7.81%) Problem Management
5 5 (7.81%) Database Security
6 4 (6.25%) Database Mirroring
6 4 (6.25%) Systems Analysis
7 3 (4.69%) CRM
7 3 (4.69%) Continuous Integration
7 3 (4.69%) Kimball Methodology
8 2 (3.13%) Analytics
8 2 (3.13%) Capacity Planning
Programming Languages
1 49 (76.56%) SQL
2 29 (45.31%) T-SQL
3 17 (26.56%) C#
4 12 (18.75%) PowerShell
5 11 (17.19%) VBScript
6 8 (12.50%) Java
7 6 (9.38%) C++
8 5 (7.81%) VB
9 4 (6.25%) VB.NET
9 4 (6.25%) JavaScript
10 3 (4.69%) Perl
10 3 (4.69%) XPath
11 2 (3.13%) Groovy
12 1 (1.56%) VB6
12 1 (1.56%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 9 (14.06%) Microsoft Certification
2 5 (7.81%) Degree
3 4 (6.25%) MCTS
3 4 (6.25%) MCSE
3 4 (6.25%) CCNA
3 4 (6.25%) Cisco Certification
4 2 (3.13%) SC Cleared
4 2 (3.13%) Security Cleared
5 1 (1.56%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.56%) SLA
System Software
1 10 (15.63%) Active Directory
2 9 (14.06%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (7.81%) VMware ESX
4 4 (6.25%) XenApp
5 1 (1.56%) XenDesktop
5 1 (1.56%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 6 (9.38%) WSUS
1 6 (9.38%) SCCM
2 5 (7.81%) SCOM
2 5 (7.81%) NetBackup
3 4 (6.25%) BMC PATROL
4 1 (1.56%) ARCserve
4 1 (1.56%) SCVMM
4 1 (1.56%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 21 (32.81%) Microsoft
2 12 (18.75%) VMware
3 10 (15.63%) Cisco
4 6 (9.38%) HP
5 5 (7.81%) Citrix
5 5 (7.81%) NetApp
6 4 (6.25%) BMC
6 4 (6.25%) Red Gate
7 3 (4.69%) Business Objects
8 2 (3.13%) Oracle
8 2 (3.13%) Sun
9 1 (1.56%) Altiris
9 1 (1.56%) 3PAR
9 1 (1.56%) Symantec
9 1 (1.56%) McAfee
9 1 (1.56%) Radware
9 1 (1.56%) IBM
9 1 (1.56%) CA
9 1 (1.56%) Informatica
9 1 (1.56%) F5
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