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 21 January 2017 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
21 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft SQL Server 2008
UK / Wales
Rank - 64 30
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 2008 0 4 36
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales - 0.67% 5.42%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category - 2.70% 16.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 2 22
Median daily rate - £329 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- -6.07%
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £340 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.94% -2.85%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £30.00 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £43.00 £26.50 £28.69
% change year-on-year
+62.26% -7.63%

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
145 148 223
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 23.77% 24.83% 33.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 105 108 136
Median daily rate £400 £350 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% -3.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £185 £268 £255
10% offered a daily rate of more than £538 £400 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £365
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +2.73%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 6 3
Median hourly rate £37.25 £24.50 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+52.04% +8.88%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £38.00 £26.50 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+43.39% -18.46%

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
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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 21 January 2017, 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 15 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 9 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
3 8 (53.33%) Scrum
4 7 (46.67%) ITIL
4 7 (46.67%) Microsoft
4 7 (46.67%) ITIL V3
5 6 (40.00%) Relational Database
5 6 (40.00%) PRINCE2
5 6 (40.00%) Service Management
5 6 (40.00%) Project Management
6 5 (33.33%) Informatics
6 5 (33.33%) Change Control
7 4 (26.67%) KnockoutJS
7 4 (26.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 4 (26.67%) Information Management
7 4 (26.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 4 (26.67%) WCF
7 4 (26.67%) jQuery
7 4 (26.67%) Degree
7 4 (26.67%) MVC
7 4 (26.67%) NHS
7 4 (26.67%) ASP.NET
7 4 (26.67%) CSS
7 4 (26.67%) .NET
7 4 (26.67%) HTML
7 4 (26.67%) JavaScript
8 3 (20.00%) C#
8 3 (20.00%) Visual Studio
8 3 (20.00%) Management Information System
8 3 (20.00%) HTML5

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:

Applications
1 1 (6.67%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (13.33%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (13.33%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 6 (40.00%) Relational Database
3 4 (26.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 4 (26.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 3 (20.00%) Couchbase
4 3 (20.00%) MongoDB
4 3 (20.00%) NoSQL
4 3 (20.00%) SQL Server 2012
5 1 (6.67%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (6.67%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 3 (20.00%) Visual Studio
2 2 (13.33%) Git (software)
2 2 (13.33%) TeamCity
3 1 (6.67%) Jenkins
3 1 (6.67%) MbUnit
3 1 (6.67%) Mercurial
3 1 (6.67%) MSTest
3 1 (6.67%) NUnit
3 1 (6.67%) Selenium
3 1 (6.67%) SpecFlow
General
1 1 (6.67%) Advertising
1 1 (6.67%) Retail
Job Titles
1 8 (53.33%) Developer
2 4 (26.67%) Product Specialist
3 3 (20.00%) .NET Developer
3 3 (20.00%) Senior Data Warehouse Specialist
3 3 (20.00%) SSRS Developer
4 2 (13.33%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
5 1 (6.67%) Applications Manager
5 1 (6.67%) Business Developer
5 1 (6.67%) Business Intelligence Developer
5 1 (6.67%) Database Specialist
5 1 (6.67%) Delivery Manager
5 1 (6.67%) Development Specialist
5 1 (6.67%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
5 1 (6.67%) HTML Developer
5 1 (6.67%) JavaScript Developer
5 1 (6.67%) Service Manager
5 1 (6.67%) Services Delivery Manager
5 1 (6.67%) Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (26.67%) .NET
1 4 (26.67%) ASP.NET
1 4 (26.67%) CSS
1 4 (26.67%) HTML
1 4 (26.67%) jQuery
1 4 (26.67%) KnockoutJS
1 4 (26.67%) WCF
2 3 (20.00%) AngularJS
2 3 (20.00%) ASP.NET Web API
2 3 (20.00%) CSS3
2 3 (20.00%) HTML5
3 2 (13.33%) ASP.NET MVC
4 1 (6.67%) Ajax
4 1 (6.67%) Gherkin
4 1 (6.67%) Razor View Engine
4 1 (6.67%) Sass
Miscellaneous
1 5 (33.33%) Informatics
2 4 (26.67%) NHS
3 3 (20.00%) Management Information System
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (53.33%) Scrum
3 7 (46.67%) ITIL
3 7 (46.67%) ITIL V3
4 6 (40.00%) PRINCE2
4 6 (40.00%) Project Management
4 6 (40.00%) Service Management
5 5 (33.33%) Change Control
6 4 (26.67%) Information Management
6 4 (26.67%) MVC
7 3 (20.00%) Continuous Integration
7 3 (20.00%) Stakeholder Management
7 3 (20.00%) TDD
7 3 (20.00%) Test Automation
7 3 (20.00%) Unit Testing
8 2 (13.33%) Web Application Development
8 2 (13.33%) Web Development
9 1 (6.67%) BDD
9 1 (6.67%) DevOps
9 1 (6.67%) Front End Development
Programming Languages
1 4 (26.67%) JavaScript
2 3 (20.00%) C#
2 3 (20.00%) TypeScript
3 2 (13.33%) SQL
4 1 (6.67%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (26.67%) Degree
2 1 (6.67%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 7 (46.67%) Microsoft
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