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 21 October 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
21 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft SQL Server 2008
Rank 44 33 37
Rank change year-on-year
-11 +4
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 2008 2 3 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Swindon 0.44% 1.05% 0.95%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 2.86% 6.98% 6.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 3 2
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£248 £430 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-42.44% +10.96%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £206 £346 £338
10% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £466 £438
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £320 £325
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £32.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.25 £32.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-28.46% +8.33%
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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
70 43 66
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Swindon 15.28% 14.98% 15.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 37 34 47
Average daily rate £413 £338 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+22.22% -20.58%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £335 £300 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £510 £700 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £330 £338
% change year-on-year
+9.84% -2.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 5
Average hourly rate £11.00 - £32.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.36 £31.50 £30.50
% change year-on-year
+5.91% +3.27%

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 21 October 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 21 October 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 11 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 8 (72.73%) .NET
3 7 (63.64%) Finance
4 5 (45.45%) SQL
4 5 (45.45%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 3 (27.27%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 3 (27.27%) SQL Server 2005
5 3 (27.27%) Windows 7
5 3 (27.27%) C#
5 3 (27.27%) Windows
5 3 (27.27%) SLA
5 3 (27.27%) Windows Server 2003
6 2 (18.18%) Change Management
6 2 (18.18%) Back Office
6 2 (18.18%) Migration
6 2 (18.18%) Project Management
6 2 (18.18%) CRM
6 2 (18.18%) E-Commerce
6 2 (18.18%) Visual Studio
6 2 (18.18%) HTML
6 2 (18.18%) VB
6 2 (18.18%) HTML5
6 2 (18.18%) SQL Server 2012
6 2 (18.18%) CSS
6 2 (18.18%) Marketing
6 2 (18.18%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 2 (18.18%) Data Migration
6 2 (18.18%) Data Cleansing
7 1 (9.09%) Security Cleared
7 1 (9.09%) Degree

SQL Server 2008
Top Related IT Skills in Swindon by Category

For the 6 months to 21 October 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 1 (9.09%) IIS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 5 (45.45%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 3 (27.27%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 3 (27.27%) SQL Server 2005
4 2 (18.18%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 2 (18.18%) SQL Server 2012
5 1 (9.09%) MySQL
5 1 (9.09%) Crystal Reports
Development Applications
1 2 (18.18%) Visual Studio
2 1 (9.09%) FitNesse
General
1 7 (63.64%) Finance
2 2 (18.18%) Back Office
2 2 (18.18%) Marketing
3 1 (9.09%) Military
Job Titles
1 6 (54.55%) Developer
2 5 (45.45%) Analyst
3 3 (27.27%) Applications Support
3 3 (27.27%) Service Analyst
3 3 (27.27%) Support Analyst
3 3 (27.27%) Service Desk Analyst
4 2 (18.18%) SQL Developer
4 2 (18.18%) Report Writer
5 1 (9.09%) Classic ASP Developer
5 1 (9.09%) Web Applications Developer
5 1 (9.09%) C# Web Developer
5 1 (9.09%) C# Application Developer
5 1 (9.09%) ASP Developer
5 1 (9.09%) Database Analyst
5 1 (9.09%) Lead Developer
5 1 (9.09%) Data Analyst
5 1 (9.09%) .NET Developer
5 1 (9.09%) C# Developer
5 1 (9.09%) Technical Analyst
5 1 (9.09%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (72.73%) .NET
2 2 (18.18%) HTML
2 2 (18.18%) CSS
2 2 (18.18%) HTML5
3 1 (9.09%) CSS3
3 1 (9.09%) AngularJS
3 1 (9.09%) Classic ASP
3 1 (9.09%) ASP.NET
Operating Systems
1 3 (27.27%) Windows
1 3 (27.27%) Windows Server 2003
1 3 (27.27%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (18.18%) CRM
1 2 (18.18%) E-Commerce
1 2 (18.18%) Project Management
1 2 (18.18%) Change Management
1 2 (18.18%) Migration
1 2 (18.18%) Data Migration
1 2 (18.18%) Data Cleansing
2 1 (9.09%) Penetration Testing
2 1 (9.09%) MVC
2 1 (9.09%) ETL
Programming Languages
1 5 (45.45%) SQL
2 3 (27.27%) C#
3 2 (18.18%) VB
4 1 (9.09%) VB.NET
4 1 (9.09%) JavaScript
4 1 (9.09%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (9.09%) Degree
1 1 (9.09%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (27.27%) SLA
Vendors
1 1 (9.09%) Oracle