The table below looks at the statistics for SQL Server 2008 skills in IT contracts advertised for the Swindon 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 August 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
27 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft SQL Server 2008
Rank 40 35 33
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -2
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 2008 6 4 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Swindon 1.40% 1.15% 1.65%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 13.04% 6.15% 11.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 3 4
Average daily rate
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£275 £600 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-54.16% +77.77%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £211 £348 £292
10% offered a daily rate of more than £295 £600 £455
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £325 £320
% change year-on-year
- +1.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 1
Average hourly rate £20.00 - £185.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.50 £30.50 £33.50
% change year-on-year
-36.06% -8.95%
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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 Swindon region.

Database & Business Intelligence Category
Swindon
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Database & Business Intelligence category
46 65 53
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Swindon 10.72% 18.68% 14.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 31 48 25
Average daily rate £350 £365 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.10% +12.30%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £173 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £474 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 4
Average hourly rate £20.00 £40.00 £13.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-50.00% +207.69%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £31.00 £32.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-4.61% +8.33%

SQL Server 2008
Jobs Demand Trend in Swindon

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

SQL Server 2008 Jobs Demand Trend in Swindon

SQL Server 2008
Daily Rate Trend in Swindon

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

SQL Server 2008 Daily Rate Trend in Swindon

SQL Server 2008
Daily Rate Histogram in Swindon

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing SQL Server 2008 across the Swindon region over the 3 months to 27 August 2014.

SQL Server 2008 Daily Rate Histogram in Swindon

SQL Server 2008
Hourly Rate Trend in Swindon

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

SQL Server 2008 Hourly Rate Trend in Swindon

SQL Server 2008
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Swindon

For the 6 months to 27 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Swindon 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 18 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 12 (66.67%) .NET
2 12 (66.67%) Finance
3 10 (55.56%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 9 (50.00%) SQL
5 6 (33.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 5 (27.78%) SQL Server 2005
6 5 (27.78%) Windows Server 2003
6 5 (27.78%) T-SQL
6 5 (27.78%) C#
6 5 (27.78%) Windows
7 4 (22.22%) HTML
7 4 (22.22%) Migration
7 4 (22.22%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 3 (16.67%) Windows 7
8 3 (16.67%) SQL Server 2012
8 3 (16.67%) FitNesse
8 3 (16.67%) MySQL
8 3 (16.67%) Oracle
8 3 (16.67%) VB
8 3 (16.67%) Crystal Reports
8 3 (16.67%) IIS
8 3 (16.67%) CRM
8 3 (16.67%) Data Warehouse
8 3 (16.67%) ETL
8 3 (16.67%) Business Intelligence
8 3 (16.67%) SLA
9 2 (11.11%) TCP/IP
9 2 (11.11%) DNS
9 2 (11.11%) VBA

SQL Server 2008
Top Related IT Skills in Swindon by Category

For the 6 months to 27 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Swindon 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 (16.67%) IIS
2 2 (11.11%) SharePoint
2 2 (11.11%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 2 (11.11%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 2 (11.11%) TCP/IP
1 2 (11.11%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 10 (55.56%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 6 (33.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 5 (27.78%) SQL Server 2005
5 4 (22.22%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 3 (16.67%) MySQL
6 3 (16.67%) SQL Server 2012
6 3 (16.67%) Data Warehouse
6 3 (16.67%) Crystal Reports
7 2 (11.11%) MS Access
7 2 (11.11%) OLAP
7 2 (11.11%) BusinessObjects
7 2 (11.11%) Microsoft Analysis Services
7 2 (11.11%) QlikView
7 2 (11.11%) BusinessObjects XI
8 1 (5.56%) Business Intelligence Development Studio
Development Applications
1 3 (16.67%) FitNesse
2 2 (11.11%) Visual Studio
3 1 (5.56%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 12 (66.67%) Finance
2 2 (11.11%) Back Office
2 2 (11.11%) Marketing
3 1 (5.56%) Military
Job Titles
1 9 (50.00%) Developer
2 8 (44.44%) Analyst
3 3 (16.67%) Service Desk Analyst
3 3 (16.67%) Applications Support
3 3 (16.67%) Service Analyst
3 3 (16.67%) Support Analyst
3 3 (16.67%) SQL Developer
4 2 (11.11%) Business Intelligence Developer
4 2 (11.11%) Report Developer
4 2 (11.11%) Business Intelligence Analyst
4 2 (11.11%) Report Writer
4 2 (11.11%) Analyst Developer
4 2 (11.11%) Test Analyst
5 1 (5.56%) Web Developer
5 1 (5.56%) Consultant
5 1 (5.56%) Applications Developer
5 1 (5.56%) ASP Developer
5 1 (5.56%) Data Warehouse Developer
5 1 (5.56%) Lead Developer
5 1 (5.56%) Data Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (66.67%) .NET
2 4 (22.22%) HTML
3 2 (11.11%) ASP.NET
3 2 (11.11%) CSS
3 2 (11.11%) MDX
3 2 (11.11%) HTML5
4 1 (5.56%) CSS3
4 1 (5.56%) AngularJS
4 1 (5.56%) Classic ASP
Miscellaneous
1 2 (11.11%) Clustering
2 1 (5.56%) IBM Mainframe
2 1 (5.56%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 5 (27.78%) Windows
1 5 (27.78%) Windows Server 2003
2 3 (16.67%) Windows 7
3 2 (11.11%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (22.22%) Migration
2 3 (16.67%) ETL
2 3 (16.67%) Business Intelligence
2 3 (16.67%) CRM
3 2 (11.11%) E-Commerce
3 2 (11.11%) Low Latency
3 2 (11.11%) Performance Tuning
3 2 (11.11%) Load Balancing
3 2 (11.11%) Data Migration
3 2 (11.11%) Data Cleansing
3 2 (11.11%) Project Management
3 2 (11.11%) Change Management
3 2 (11.11%) Data Modelling
4 1 (5.56%) MVC
4 1 (5.56%) TDD
4 1 (5.56%) Penetration Testing
4 1 (5.56%) Automated Testing
4 1 (5.56%) Rapid Prototyping
4 1 (5.56%) Test Strategy
4 1 (5.56%) Data Transformation
Programming Languages
1 9 (50.00%) SQL
2 5 (27.78%) T-SQL
2 5 (27.78%) C#
3 3 (16.67%) VB
4 2 (11.11%) JavaScript
4 2 (11.11%) VBA
4 2 (11.11%) PowerShell
5 1 (5.56%) VB6
5 1 (5.56%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 1 (5.56%) Degree
1 1 (5.56%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (16.67%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (11.11%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 3 (16.67%) Oracle
2 2 (11.11%) Business Objects
2 2 (11.11%) SAP
3 1 (5.56%) IBM
3 1 (5.56%) Microsoft