The first table below looks at the demand 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 24 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Database & Business Intelligence category for the Swindon region.

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 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft SQL Server 2008
Rank 36 35 29
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -6
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 2008 10 8 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Swindon 2.33% 1.98% 2.69%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 23.81% 10.26% 16.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 5 7
Average daily rate
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£275 £525 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-47.61% +50.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £138 £291 £258
10% offered a daily rate of more than £338 £600 £520
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £325 £325
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 1
Average hourly rate £20.00 - £185.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £26.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-23.07% -25.71%
Database & Business Intelligence Category
Swindon
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Database & Business Intelligence category
42 78 56
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Swindon 9.79% 19.26% 16.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 30 56 29
Average daily rate £300 £413 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-27.27% +26.92%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £140 £259 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £463 £530
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 1 4
Average hourly rate £20.00 £40.00 £15.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-50.00% +158.06%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £28.50 £30.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-5.00% -
SQL Server 2008
Wiltshire

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 24 July 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 24 July 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 25 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 17 (68.00%) Finance
3 15 (60.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 14 (56.00%) SQL
5 12 (48.00%) .NET
6 10 (40.00%) T-SQL
7 8 (32.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 7 (28.00%) Migration
8 7 (28.00%) Data Warehouse
9 6 (24.00%) Data Modelling
9 6 (24.00%) ETL
9 6 (24.00%) MySQL
9 6 (24.00%) Oracle
9 6 (24.00%) FitNesse
10 5 (20.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 5 (20.00%) SQL Server 2005
10 5 (20.00%) C#
10 5 (20.00%) HTML
10 5 (20.00%) Crystal Reports
10 5 (20.00%) Business Intelligence
10 5 (20.00%) Windows
10 5 (20.00%) Windows Server 2003
11 4 (16.00%) VBA
11 4 (16.00%) BusinessObjects
11 4 (16.00%) MS Excel
11 4 (16.00%) MS Access
11 4 (16.00%) CRM
11 4 (16.00%) Business Objects
11 4 (16.00%) SAP
11 4 (16.00%) VB

SQL Server 2008
Top Related IT Skills in Swindon by Category

For the 6 months to 24 July 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 (12.00%) IIS
2 2 (8.00%) SharePoint
2 2 (8.00%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 4 (16.00%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 2 (8.00%) TCP/IP
1 2 (8.00%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 25 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 15 (60.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 8 (32.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 7 (28.00%) Data Warehouse
5 6 (24.00%) MySQL
6 5 (20.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 5 (20.00%) SQL Server 2005
6 5 (20.00%) Crystal Reports
7 4 (16.00%) BusinessObjects
7 4 (16.00%) MS Access
7 4 (16.00%) QlikView
7 4 (16.00%) BusinessObjects XI
8 3 (12.00%) Microsoft Analysis Services
8 3 (12.00%) SQL Server 2012
8 3 (12.00%) OLAP
9 2 (8.00%) Business Intelligence Development Studio
Development Applications
1 6 (24.00%) FitNesse
2 2 (8.00%) Visual Studio
2 2 (8.00%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 17 (68.00%) Finance
2 2 (8.00%) Back Office
2 2 (8.00%) Marketing
3 1 (4.00%) Military
Job Titles
1 14 (56.00%) Analyst
2 10 (40.00%) Developer
3 5 (20.00%) Test Analyst
4 4 (16.00%) Analyst Developer
4 4 (16.00%) Business Intelligence Analyst
4 4 (16.00%) Report Developer
4 4 (16.00%) Business Intelligence Developer
5 3 (12.00%) SQL Developer
5 3 (12.00%) Service Desk Analyst
5 3 (12.00%) Support Analyst
5 3 (12.00%) Applications Support
5 3 (12.00%) Service Analyst
6 2 (8.00%) Data Modeller
6 2 (8.00%) Report Writer
7 1 (4.00%) SharePoint Administrator
7 1 (4.00%) SQL Server Data Warehouse Developer
7 1 (4.00%) Classic ASP Developer
7 1 (4.00%) SharePoint Consultant
7 1 (4.00%) SQL Server Developer
7 1 (4.00%) ASP Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (48.00%) .NET
2 5 (20.00%) HTML
3 4 (16.00%) MDX
4 2 (8.00%) ASP.NET
5 1 (4.00%) HTML5
5 1 (4.00%) Classic ASP
5 1 (4.00%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 2 (8.00%) Mainframe
1 2 (8.00%) Clustering
1 2 (8.00%) IBM Mainframe
2 1 (4.00%) Data Conversion
Operating Systems
1 5 (20.00%) Windows
1 5 (20.00%) Windows Server 2003
2 3 (12.00%) Windows 7
3 2 (8.00%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (28.00%) Migration
2 6 (24.00%) Data Modelling
2 6 (24.00%) ETL
3 5 (20.00%) Business Intelligence
4 4 (16.00%) CRM
4 4 (16.00%) Low Latency
4 4 (16.00%) Performance Tuning
5 3 (12.00%) Data Migration
6 2 (8.00%) Project Management
6 2 (8.00%) Change Management
6 2 (8.00%) TDD
6 2 (8.00%) E-Commerce
6 2 (8.00%) ERP
6 2 (8.00%) Data Cleansing
6 2 (8.00%) Inmon Methodology
6 2 (8.00%) Data Transformation
6 2 (8.00%) Data Analysis
6 2 (8.00%) Automated Testing
6 2 (8.00%) Load Balancing
7 1 (4.00%) Penetration Testing
Programming Languages
1 14 (56.00%) SQL
2 10 (40.00%) T-SQL
3 5 (20.00%) C#
4 4 (16.00%) VBA
4 4 (16.00%) VB
5 2 (8.00%) VB6
5 2 (8.00%) JavaScript
5 2 (8.00%) PowerShell
6 1 (4.00%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 1 (4.00%) Degree
1 1 (4.00%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (12.00%) SLA
2 2 (8.00%) Basel III
2 2 (8.00%) COREP
2 2 (8.00%) FINREP
System Software
1 2 (8.00%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 6 (24.00%) Oracle
2 4 (16.00%) Business Objects
2 4 (16.00%) SAP
3 2 (8.00%) IBM
3 2 (8.00%) Microsoft