The table below looks at the statistics for SQL Server 2008 skills in IT contracts advertised for the Wales region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SQL Server 2008 over the 3 months to 29 July 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
29 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft SQL Server 2008
Rank 36 49 40
Rank change year-on-year
+13 -9
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 2008 19 23 35
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 3.24% 2.63% 4.44%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 14.96% 8.75% 17.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 16 24
Median daily rate £475 £331 £420
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+43.39% -21.13%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £258 £355
10% offered a daily rate of more than £563 £438 £490
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £328 £325
% change year-on-year
+6.87% +0.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 0
Median hourly rate £12.00 £55.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-78.18% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £25.75 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+16.50% +28.75%
SQL Server 2008
UK

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 Wales region.

Database & Business Intelligence Category
Wales
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Database & Business Intelligence category
127 263 196
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 21.67% 30.02% 24.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 92 185 138
Median daily rate £400 £325 £393
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+23.07% -17.19%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £210 £200 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £425 £490
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.44% +3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 3 5
Median hourly rate £12.00 £16.80 £30.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-28.57% -44.46%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £29.25 £28.50 £28.50
% change year-on-year
+2.63% -

SQL Server 2008
Jobs Demand Trend in Wales

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Wales region citing SQL Server 2008 as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Database & Business Intelligence category.

SQL Server 2008 Jobs Demand Trend in Wales

SQL Server 2008
Daily Rate Trend in Wales

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

SQL Server 2008 Daily Rate Trend in Wales

SQL Server 2008
Daily Rate Histogram in Wales

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing SQL Server 2008 across the Wales region over the 3 months to 29 July 2016.

SQL Server 2008 Daily Rate Histogram in Wales

SQL Server 2008
Hourly Rate Trend in Wales

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

SQL Server 2008 Hourly Rate Trend in Wales

SQL Server 2008
Contract Job Locations in Wales

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing SQL Server 2008 within the Wales region over the 3 months to 29 July 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
South Wales +20 18 £475 +41.79% 3
West Wales +12 2 £563 +60.71%
SQL Server 2008
UK

SQL Server 2008
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 29 July 2016, IT contractor jobs citing SQL Server 2008 also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Wales region with a requirement for SQL Server 2008.

1 49 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 24 (48.98%) Windows
3 22 (44.90%) SQL
4 16 (32.65%) Microsoft
5 13 (26.53%) Apache
5 13 (26.53%) MySQL
5 13 (26.53%) PHP
5 13 (26.53%) Moodle
5 13 (26.53%) SQL Server 2012
6 11 (22.45%) Couchbase
6 11 (22.45%) AngularJS
6 11 (22.45%) KnockoutJS
6 11 (22.45%) HTML5
6 11 (22.45%) MongoDB
6 11 (22.45%) NoSQL
6 11 (22.45%) CSS3
6 11 (22.45%) TypeScript
6 11 (22.45%) Test Automation
6 11 (22.45%) ASP.NET Web API
6 11 (22.45%) WCF
6 11 (22.45%) jQuery
6 11 (22.45%) Unit Testing
6 11 (22.45%) Continuous Integration
6 11 (22.45%) Visual Studio
6 11 (22.45%) ASP.NET
6 11 (22.45%) CSS
6 11 (22.45%) ITIL
6 11 (22.45%) T-SQL
6 11 (22.45%) .NET
6 11 (22.45%) C#

SQL Server 2008
Top Related IT Skills in Wales by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 13 (26.53%) Apache
1 13 (26.53%) Moodle
2 3 (6.12%) IIS
Applications
1 5 (10.20%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 4 (8.16%) Amazon AWS
1 4 (8.16%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 7 (14.29%) TCP/IP
2 3 (6.12%) DNS
2 3 (6.12%) Firewall
2 3 (6.12%) VPN
3 2 (4.08%) VoIP
4 1 (2.04%) Reverse Proxy
Database & Business Intelligence
1 49 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 13 (26.53%) MySQL
2 13 (26.53%) SQL Server 2012
3 11 (22.45%) Couchbase
3 11 (22.45%) MongoDB
3 11 (22.45%) NoSQL
3 11 (22.45%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 10 (20.41%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 4 (8.16%) SQL Server 2014
6 3 (6.12%) SQL Server 2005
6 3 (6.12%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 2 (4.08%) BusinessObjects
7 2 (4.08%) Data Warehouse
7 2 (4.08%) OLAP
7 2 (4.08%) PowerPivot
Development Applications
1 11 (22.45%) Visual Studio
2 7 (14.29%) Git (software)
2 7 (14.29%) Jenkins
2 7 (14.29%) MbUnit
2 7 (14.29%) Mercurial
2 7 (14.29%) MSTest
2 7 (14.29%) NUnit
2 7 (14.29%) Selenium
2 7 (14.29%) SpecFlow
2 7 (14.29%) TeamCity
General
1 1 (2.04%) Finance
Job Titles
1 33 (67.35%) Developer
2 11 (22.45%) .NET Developer
2 11 (22.45%) Software Developer
3 7 (14.29%) Moodle Developer
4 5 (10.20%) Senior Developer
4 5 (10.20%) Senior Software Developer
4 5 (10.20%) SQL Developer
5 4 (8.16%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
5 4 (8.16%) Automation Developer
5 4 (8.16%) SQL Server Developer
5 4 (8.16%) Support Engineer
6 3 (6.12%) PHP Developer
6 3 (6.12%) SSIS Developer
6 3 (6.12%) SSRS Developer
7 2 (4.08%) Business Intelligence Developer
7 2 (4.08%) Microsoft Consultant
7 2 (4.08%) Platform Engineer
7 2 (4.08%) SQL Server Consultant
7 2 (4.08%) SSIS Consultant
7 2 (4.08%) SSRS Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (22.45%) .NET
1 11 (22.45%) AngularJS
1 11 (22.45%) ASP.NET
1 11 (22.45%) ASP.NET Web API
1 11 (22.45%) CSS
1 11 (22.45%) CSS3
1 11 (22.45%) HTML
1 11 (22.45%) HTML5
1 11 (22.45%) jQuery
1 11 (22.45%) KnockoutJS
1 11 (22.45%) WCF
2 7 (14.29%) ASP.NET MVC
2 7 (14.29%) Gherkin
Miscellaneous
1 11 (22.45%) e-Learning
2 6 (12.24%) Clustering
2 6 (12.24%) NHS
3 4 (8.16%) Management Information System
4 1 (2.04%) Data Centre
4 1 (2.04%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 24 (48.98%) Windows
2 10 (20.41%) Windows Server
3 7 (14.29%) Windows Server 2012
4 4 (8.16%) Windows Server 2008
5 3 (6.12%) Linux
6 1 (2.04%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (22.45%) Agile Software Development
1 11 (22.45%) Continuous Integration
1 11 (22.45%) ITIL
1 11 (22.45%) MVC
1 11 (22.45%) TDD
1 11 (22.45%) Test Automation
1 11 (22.45%) Unit Testing
2 10 (20.41%) Change Control
2 10 (20.41%) Penetration Testing
2 10 (20.41%) User Acceptance Testing
3 7 (14.29%) ATDD
3 7 (14.29%) BDD
3 7 (14.29%) Business Intelligence
3 7 (14.29%) DevOps
3 7 (14.29%) Project Management
3 7 (14.29%) Test-First Development
3 7 (14.29%) Web Development
4 4 (8.16%) Prototyping
4 4 (8.16%) Robotic Process Automation
4 4 (8.16%) Web Application Development
Programming Languages
1 22 (44.90%) SQL
2 13 (26.53%) PHP
3 11 (22.45%) C#
3 11 (22.45%) JavaScript
3 11 (22.45%) T-SQL
3 11 (22.45%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 9 (18.37%) Security Cleared
2 5 (10.20%) SC Cleared
3 3 (6.12%) CCNA
3 3 (6.12%) Cisco Certification
4 2 (4.08%) DV Cleared
5 1 (2.04%) BPSS Clearance
5 1 (2.04%) MCSE
5 1 (2.04%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (6.12%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 4 (8.16%) Hyper-V
1 4 (8.16%) Virtual Servers
1 4 (8.16%) vSphere
2 3 (6.12%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 4 (8.16%) Failover Clustering
1 4 (8.16%) Microsoft Clustering
2 1 (2.04%) Oracle RMAN
Vendors
1 16 (32.65%) Microsoft
2 3 (6.12%) Cisco
3 1 (2.04%) Blue Prism
3 1 (2.04%) HP
3 1 (2.04%) Oracle