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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SQL Server 2008 over the 3 months to 1 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
1 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft SQL Server 2008
Rank 40 44 25
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -19
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 2008 39 27 24
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 4.52% 3.38% 4.99%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 15.06% 14.92% 21.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 31 17 14
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£416 £445 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.62% +31.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £285 £325 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £490 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
-7.14% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £55.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.50 £22.50 £26.00
% change year-on-year
+4.44% -13.46%
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
259 181 111
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 30.05% 22.68% 23.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 183 127 79
Average daily rate £330 £416 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-20.72% +23.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £235 £250 £222
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £525 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £355 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+1.42% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 5 1
Average hourly rate £16.80 £30.25 £40.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-44.46% -24.37%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £30.00 £29.50
% change year-on-year
- +1.69%

SQL Server 2008
Jobs Demand Trend in Wales

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing SQL Server 2008 across the Wales region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 1 July 2015.

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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing SQL Server 2008 within the Wales region over the 3 months to 1 July 2015. 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
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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
South Wales +15 36 £416 -0.95% 7
West Wales +5 1 £360 -
SQL Server 2008
UK

SQL Server 2008
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 1 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Wales 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 80 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 47 (58.75%) SQL
3 40 (50.00%) .NET
3 40 (50.00%) ASP.NET
4 38 (47.50%) C#
5 36 (45.00%) XML
5 36 (45.00%) MVC
5 36 (45.00%) .NET Framework
6 35 (43.75%) Visual Studio
7 33 (41.25%) IIS
8 32 (40.00%) Web Services
9 31 (38.75%) SOAP
10 30 (37.50%) Microsoft
11 26 (32.50%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 26 (32.50%) Agile Software Development
11 26 (32.50%) ASP.NET MVC
12 25 (31.25%) REST
13 24 (30.00%) Team Foundation Server
13 24 (30.00%) BDD
13 24 (30.00%) Unit Testing
13 24 (30.00%) Security Cleared
13 24 (30.00%) TDD
13 24 (30.00%) T-SQL
14 23 (28.75%) Scrum
14 23 (28.75%) SC Cleared
15 22 (27.50%) SQL Server Reporting Services
16 19 (23.75%) SQL Server 2005
17 18 (22.50%) ETL
18 16 (20.00%) SQL Server 2012
18 16 (20.00%) Clustering

SQL Server 2008
Top Related IT Skills in Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 1 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Wales 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 33 (41.25%) IIS
Applications
1 3 (3.75%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 14 (17.50%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (1.25%) Cognos Business Intelligence
2 1 (1.25%) Sage 1000
2 1 (1.25%) Sage 200
Database & Business Intelligence
1 80 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 26 (32.50%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 22 (27.50%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 19 (23.75%) SQL Server 2005
5 16 (20.00%) SQL Server 2012
6 11 (13.75%) SQL Server 2000
7 7 (8.75%) Data Warehouse
7 7 (8.75%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 4 (5.00%) Microsoft Analysis Services
9 3 (3.75%) MS Access
10 2 (2.50%) DTS
11 1 (1.25%) DB2
11 1 (1.25%) Crystal Reports
11 1 (1.25%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 35 (43.75%) Visual Studio
2 24 (30.00%) Team Foundation Server
3 11 (13.75%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
4 1 (1.25%) TeamCity
4 1 (1.25%) Git (software)
General
1 6 (7.50%) Back Office
2 2 (2.50%) Finance
3 1 (1.25%) Manufacturing
3 1 (1.25%) Banking
Job Titles
1 62 (77.50%) Developer
2 26 (32.50%) .NET Developer
3 24 (30.00%) SQL Developer
4 19 (23.75%) DBA
5 17 (21.25%) SQL DBA
6 14 (17.50%) CRM Developer
7 13 (16.25%) Dynamics CRM Developer
8 9 (11.25%) SQL Server DBA
8 9 (11.25%) Administrator
9 8 (10.00%) Server Administrator
10 7 (8.75%) Microsoft Developer
11 5 (6.25%) Architect
12 4 (5.00%) SQL Server Developer
12 4 (5.00%) CRM Architect
13 3 (3.75%) C# .NET Developer
13 3 (3.75%) C# Developer
13 3 (3.75%) Software Developer
13 3 (3.75%) Analyst
14 2 (2.50%) Agile .NET Developer
14 2 (2.50%) Server Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 40 (50.00%) .NET
1 40 (50.00%) ASP.NET
2 36 (45.00%) XML
2 36 (45.00%) .NET Framework
3 32 (40.00%) Web Services
4 31 (38.75%) SOAP
5 26 (32.50%) ASP.NET MVC
6 25 (31.25%) REST
7 15 (18.75%) HTML
7 15 (18.75%) CSS
8 14 (17.50%) WCF
9 10 (12.50%) Entity Framework
9 10 (12.50%) Microsoft Enterprise Library
10 9 (11.25%) ASP.NET Web API
11 4 (5.00%) Silverlight
11 4 (5.00%) HTML5
12 1 (1.25%) Oracle Streams
12 1 (1.25%) NHibernate
Miscellaneous
1 16 (20.00%) Clustering
2 11 (13.75%) Replication
3 6 (7.50%) NHS
3 6 (7.50%) User Experience
4 3 (3.75%) Management Information System
5 1 (1.25%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 1 (1.25%) Windows
1 1 (1.25%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 36 (45.00%) MVC
2 26 (32.50%) Agile Software Development
3 24 (30.00%) TDD
3 24 (30.00%) Unit Testing
3 24 (30.00%) BDD
4 23 (28.75%) Scrum
5 18 (22.50%) ETL
6 15 (18.75%) Performance Tuning
7 14 (17.50%) CRM
8 12 (15.00%) Migration
9 11 (13.75%) Data Migration
10 6 (7.50%) Business Intelligence
11 3 (3.75%) Information Security
12 2 (2.50%) Information Management
12 2 (2.50%) Project Management
12 2 (2.50%) Change Control
12 2 (2.50%) Change Management
12 2 (2.50%) SDLC
13 1 (1.25%) Mentoring
13 1 (1.25%) UX Design
Programming Languages
1 47 (58.75%) SQL
2 38 (47.50%) C#
3 24 (30.00%) T-SQL
4 15 (18.75%) JavaScript
5 1 (1.25%) C
Qualifications
1 24 (30.00%) Security Cleared
2 23 (28.75%) SC Cleared
3 1 (1.25%) MCDBA
3 1 (1.25%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (1.25%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (15.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (1.25%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 1 (1.25%) Hyper-V
1 1 (1.25%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 1 (1.25%) Oracle RMAN
Vendors
1 30 (37.50%) Microsoft
2 3 (3.75%) Cognos
3 1 (1.25%) Sage
3 1 (1.25%) VMware
3 1 (1.25%) Oracle
3 1 (1.25%) Business Objects
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