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 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 39 31 34
Rank change year-on-year
-8 +3
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 2008 1 11 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Swindon 0.25% 2.82% 2.17%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 1.82% 33.33% 10.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 6 5
Average daily rate
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£310 £275 £525
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.72% -47.61%
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £340 £325
% change year-on-year
-4.41% +4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 0
Average hourly rate - £20.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.50 £22.50 £26.00
% change year-on-year
+4.44% -13.46%
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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
55 33 74
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Swindon 13.85% 8.46% 20.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 48 20 54
Average daily rate £375 £345 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.69% -18.82%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £322 £140 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £425 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
- +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 4 1
Average hourly rate - £20.00 £40.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -50.00%
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 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
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 3 July 2015, 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 7 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 6 (85.71%) SharePoint
3 5 (71.43%) Data Warehouse
3 5 (71.43%) ETL
3 5 (71.43%) Microsoft
3 5 (71.43%) SAN
3 5 (71.43%) Windows Server 2003
3 5 (71.43%) Banking
3 5 (71.43%) SQL Server 2005
3 5 (71.43%) Windows Server 2008
3 5 (71.43%) Performance Improvement
3 5 (71.43%) SQL Server 2012
3 5 (71.43%) Windows Server 2012
3 5 (71.43%) Database Security
3 5 (71.43%) Mobile Banking
3 5 (71.43%) Performance Tuning
3 5 (71.43%) Windows
3 5 (71.43%) MS Excel
3 5 (71.43%) SQL
3 5 (71.43%) Management Information System
4 1 (14.29%) Ajax
4 1 (14.29%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
4 1 (14.29%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (14.29%) jQuery
4 1 (14.29%) Finance
4 1 (14.29%) VB.NET
4 1 (14.29%) .NET
4 1 (14.29%) C#
4 1 (14.29%) HTML
4 1 (14.29%) JavaScript

SQL Server 2008
Top Related IT Skills in Swindon by Category

For the 6 months to 3 July 2015, 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 6 (85.71%) SharePoint
Applications
1 5 (71.43%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 5 (71.43%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 5 (71.43%) Data Warehouse
2 5 (71.43%) SQL Server 2005
2 5 (71.43%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (14.29%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 1 (14.29%) Visual Studio
1 1 (14.29%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 5 (71.43%) Banking
2 1 (14.29%) Finance
Job Titles
1 5 (71.43%) DBA
1 5 (71.43%) Senior DBA
2 2 (28.57%) Developer
3 1 (14.29%) SQL Database Developer
3 1 (14.29%) C# .NET Developer
3 1 (14.29%) .NET Developer
3 1 (14.29%) C# Developer
3 1 (14.29%) Database Developer
3 1 (14.29%) SQL Developer
3 1 (14.29%) SQL Server Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (14.29%) HTML
1 1 (14.29%) .NET
1 1 (14.29%) SOAP
1 1 (14.29%) Ajax
1 1 (14.29%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 5 (71.43%) Management Information System
1 5 (71.43%) Mobile Banking
Operating Systems
1 5 (71.43%) Windows
1 5 (71.43%) Windows Server 2003
1 5 (71.43%) Windows Server 2008
1 5 (71.43%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (71.43%) ETL
1 5 (71.43%) Performance Improvement
1 5 (71.43%) Database Security
1 5 (71.43%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 5 (71.43%) SQL
2 1 (14.29%) VB.NET
2 1 (14.29%) C#
2 1 (14.29%) JavaScript
Vendors
1 5 (71.43%) Microsoft