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 24 November 2014 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
24 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft SQL Server 2008
Rank 53 69 50
Rank change year-on-year
+16 -19
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 2008 46 23 40
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Surrey 3.02% 1.71% 3.06%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 16.20% 7.52% 16.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 24 10 17
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£363 £356 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.75% +1.78%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £258 £303 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £535 £450 £420
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £320 £320
% change year-on-year
+5.46% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 4 0
Average hourly rate £46.75 £22.46 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+108.19% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £34.75 £27.50 £28.75
% change year-on-year
+26.36% -4.34%
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
284 306 247
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Surrey 18.62% 22.75% 18.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 166 183 125
Average daily rate £360 £375 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.00% +3.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £257 £207 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £325 £335
% change year-on-year
+11.53% -2.98%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 19 6
Average hourly rate £45.00 £19.25 £34.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+133.76% -43.38%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £34.75 £27.50 £31.00
% change year-on-year
+26.36% -11.29%

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 24 November 2014.

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 24 November 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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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
Staines 0 8 £375 -
Redhill -1 4 - - 1
Woking - 2 £350 -
Guildford -13 1 £325 - 4
Reigate - - - -
Camberley - - - -
Egham - - - - 1
Farnham - - - - 1
Sunbury-on-Thames - - - - 1
Walton-on-Thames - - - -
Weybridge - - - -
SQL Server 2008
South East

SQL Server 2008
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Surrey

For the 6 months to 24 November 2014, 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 92 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 67 (72.83%) SQL
3 44 (47.83%) C#
3 44 (47.83%) .NET
4 38 (41.30%) Windows
5 31 (33.70%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 30 (32.61%) T-SQL
7 29 (31.52%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 26 (28.26%) SQL Server 2005
8 26 (28.26%) SQL Server 2012
9 25 (27.17%) Microsoft
10 24 (26.09%) Visual Studio
11 23 (25.00%) PowerShell
12 22 (23.91%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 22 (23.91%) ASP.NET
13 20 (21.74%) IIS
14 18 (19.57%) Clustering
15 15 (16.30%) Team Foundation Server
15 15 (16.30%) HTML
15 15 (16.30%) JavaScript
16 14 (15.22%) BizTalk Server
17 13 (14.13%) Finance
17 13 (14.13%) XML
17 13 (14.13%) SSL
17 13 (14.13%) Performance Tuning
18 12 (13.04%) Agile Software Development
18 12 (13.04%) MS Excel
18 12 (13.04%) Data Warehouse
18 12 (13.04%) CSS
19 11 (11.96%) SCOM

SQL Server 2008
Top Related IT Skills in Surrey by Category

For the 6 months to 24 November 2014, 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 20 (21.74%) IIS
2 14 (15.22%) BizTalk Server
3 3 (3.26%) SharePoint
4 2 (2.17%) MS Exchange
5 1 (1.09%) Documentum
5 1 (1.09%) IBM Notes
5 1 (1.09%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 1 (1.09%) ArcGIS
5 1 (1.09%) SharePoint 2010
5 1 (1.09%) Kentico
5 1 (1.09%) Lync
5 1 (1.09%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 12 (13.04%) MS Excel
2 5 (5.43%) MS Office
3 2 (2.17%) PowerPivot
4 1 (1.09%) AutoCAD
Business Applications
1 1 (1.09%) CODA-Financials
1 1 (1.09%) SAP Oil and Gas
Communications & Networking
1 13 (14.13%) SSL
2 3 (3.26%) SAN
3 2 (2.17%) TCP/IP
4 1 (1.09%) FTP
4 1 (1.09%) Intranet
4 1 (1.09%) Internet
4 1 (1.09%) Firewall
4 1 (1.09%) VLAN
4 1 (1.09%) Wireshark
4 1 (1.09%) NetScaler
Database & Business Intelligence
1 92 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 31 (33.70%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 29 (31.52%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 26 (28.26%) SQL Server 2005
4 26 (28.26%) SQL Server 2012
5 22 (23.91%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 12 (13.04%) Data Warehouse
7 9 (9.78%) SQL Server 2000
8 6 (6.52%) OLTP
8 6 (6.52%) Relational Database
9 5 (5.43%) DTS
10 3 (3.26%) Microsoft Analysis Services
11 2 (2.17%) QlikView
11 2 (2.17%) RDBMS
11 2 (2.17%) MySQL
11 2 (2.17%) BusinessObjects
12 1 (1.09%) ROLAP
12 1 (1.09%) MOLAP
12 1 (1.09%) OLAP
12 1 (1.09%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 24 (26.09%) Visual Studio
2 15 (16.30%) Team Foundation Server
3 4 (4.35%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
4 1 (1.09%) NCrunch
4 1 (1.09%) MSBuild
4 1 (1.09%) VSS/SourceSafe
4 1 (1.09%) NUnit
4 1 (1.09%) JIRA
General
1 13 (14.13%) Finance
2 6 (6.52%) Telecoms
3 3 (3.26%) Electronics
3 3 (3.26%) Banking
3 3 (3.26%) Marketing
3 3 (3.26%) Korean Language
4 2 (2.17%) Manufacturing
5 1 (1.09%) Back Office
5 1 (1.09%) Retail
5 1 (1.09%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 39 (42.39%) Developer
2 21 (22.83%) DBA
2 21 (22.83%) SQL DBA
3 16 (17.39%) SQL Server DBA
4 14 (15.22%) Administrator
5 11 (11.96%) Analyst
6 10 (10.87%) .NET Developer
6 10 (10.87%) BizTalk Administrator
7 8 (8.70%) C# Developer
8 7 (7.61%) SQL Developer
9 6 (6.52%) Applications Developer
9 6 (6.52%) Consultant
10 4 (4.35%) Applications Support
10 4 (4.35%) C# .NET Developer
10 4 (4.35%) Microsoft Developer
10 4 (4.35%) Business Intelligence Developer
11 3 (3.26%) BizTalk Consultant
11 3 (3.26%) Senior C# Developer
11 3 (3.26%) Designer
11 3 (3.26%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 44 (47.83%) .NET
2 22 (23.91%) ASP.NET
3 15 (16.30%) HTML
4 13 (14.13%) XML
5 12 (13.04%) CSS
6 10 (10.87%) .NET Framework
7 9 (9.78%) WCF
8 8 (8.70%) jQuery
9 7 (7.61%) HTML5
10 6 (6.52%) Web Services
11 5 (5.43%) COM+
11 5 (5.43%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
11 5 (5.43%) ASP.NET MVC 4
11 5 (5.43%) ASP.NET MVC
12 3 (3.26%) J2EE
12 3 (3.26%) WinForms
13 2 (2.17%) MDX
13 2 (2.17%) Middleware
13 2 (2.17%) ADO.NET
13 2 (2.17%) Razor View Engine
Miscellaneous
1 18 (19.57%) Clustering
2 4 (4.35%) Mobile App
3 2 (2.17%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (2.17%) Replication
4 1 (1.09%) E-Learning
4 1 (1.09%) Inversion of Control
4 1 (1.09%) N-Tier
4 1 (1.09%) PMI
4 1 (1.09%) NHS
4 1 (1.09%) DTV
4 1 (1.09%) GIS
Operating Systems
1 38 (41.30%) Windows
2 8 (8.70%) Windows Server 2003
3 7 (7.61%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (2.17%) Windows 7
4 2 (2.17%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (1.09%) Linux
5 1 (1.09%) Windows 2000
5 1 (1.09%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (14.13%) Performance Tuning
2 12 (13.04%) Agile Software Development
3 10 (10.87%) ITIL
3 10 (10.87%) Business Intelligence
3 10 (10.87%) Root Cause Analysis
4 9 (9.78%) MVC
4 9 (9.78%) Capacity Planning
5 6 (6.52%) Migration
5 6 (6.52%) ETL
6 5 (5.43%) Scrum
7 4 (4.35%) Data Migration
7 4 (4.35%) Systems Analysis
7 4 (4.35%) Mentoring
7 4 (4.35%) Kimball Methodology
7 4 (4.35%) Mobile Application Development
8 3 (3.26%) OO
8 3 (3.26%) CRM
9 2 (2.17%) Data Modelling
9 2 (2.17%) Business Continuity
9 2 (2.17%) Software Testing
Programming Languages
1 67 (72.83%) SQL
2 44 (47.83%) C#
3 30 (32.61%) T-SQL
4 23 (25.00%) PowerShell
5 15 (16.30%) JavaScript
6 8 (8.70%) Java
6 8 (8.70%) VB.NET
7 6 (6.52%) VBScript
8 5 (5.43%) VB
8 5 (5.43%) VB6
9 3 (3.26%) XPath
10 1 (1.09%) ActionScript
10 1 (1.09%) Perl
10 1 (1.09%) C++
Qualifications
1 6 (6.52%) Microsoft Certification
2 5 (5.43%) MCTS
3 2 (2.17%) Degree
4 1 (1.09%) PMI Certification
4 1 (1.09%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 1 (1.09%) MCP
4 1 (1.09%) CCNA
4 1 (1.09%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.09%) SLA
1 1 (1.09%) QA
System Software
1 2 (2.17%) Active Directory
1 2 (2.17%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (1.09%) XenApp
2 1 (1.09%) XenDesktop
2 1 (1.09%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 11 (11.96%) SCOM
2 2 (2.17%) BMC PATROL
3 1 (1.09%) NetBackup
3 1 (1.09%) WSUS
3 1 (1.09%) SCCM
Vendors
1 25 (27.17%) Microsoft
2 10 (10.87%) BMC
3 5 (5.43%) Oracle
3 5 (5.43%) Business Objects
4 4 (4.35%) SAP
4 4 (4.35%) VMware
5 2 (2.17%) Citrix
6 1 (1.09%) Cisco
6 1 (1.09%) NetApp
6 1 (1.09%) Lotus
6 1 (1.09%) CODA
6 1 (1.09%) Autodesk
6 1 (1.09%) ESRI
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