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 25 February 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
25 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft SQL Server 2008
UK / Wales
Rank 61 57 28
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -29
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 2008 1 20 34
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 0.15% 2.92% 4.81%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 0.55% 9.80% 15.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 9 20
Median daily rate £350 £450 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-22.22% +28.57%
UK excluding London median daily rate £359 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Median hourly rate - £68.50 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £39.50 £42.50 £28.69
% change year-on-year
-7.05% +48.13%

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
182 204 220
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 27.04% 29.78% 31.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 131 138 119
Median daily rate £425 £350 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+21.42% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £190 £250 £255
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £450 £430
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 10 2
Median hourly rate £19.50 £24.50 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-20.40% +8.88%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £32.50 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -

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
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 25 February 2017. 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 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 +1 1 £350 -22.22% 1
SQL Server 2008
UK

SQL Server 2008
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 25 February 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 12 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 8 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
3 7 (58.33%) Scrum
3 7 (58.33%) Microsoft
3 7 (58.33%) ITIL
3 7 (58.33%) ITIL V3
4 6 (50.00%) PRINCE2
4 6 (50.00%) Project Management
4 6 (50.00%) Service Management
4 6 (50.00%) Relational Database
5 5 (41.67%) Change Control
5 5 (41.67%) Informatics
6 4 (33.33%) Information Management
6 4 (33.33%) NHS
6 4 (33.33%) Degree
7 3 (25.00%) Management Information System
7 3 (25.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 3 (25.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 2 (16.67%) WCF
8 2 (16.67%) jQuery
8 2 (16.67%) Unit Testing
8 2 (16.67%) Continuous Integration
8 2 (16.67%) HTML5
8 2 (16.67%) Test Automation
8 2 (16.67%) KnockoutJS
8 2 (16.67%) MongoDB
8 2 (16.67%) NoSQL
8 2 (16.67%) MVC
8 2 (16.67%) .NET
8 2 (16.67%) Stakeholder Management

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 (8.33%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (8.33%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (8.33%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 6 (50.00%) Relational Database
3 3 (25.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 3 (25.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 2 (16.67%) Couchbase
4 2 (16.67%) MongoDB
4 2 (16.67%) NoSQL
4 2 (16.67%) SQL Server 2012
5 1 (8.33%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (8.33%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 2 (16.67%) Visual Studio
2 1 (8.33%) Git (software)
2 1 (8.33%) Jenkins
2 1 (8.33%) MbUnit
2 1 (8.33%) Mercurial
2 1 (8.33%) MSTest
2 1 (8.33%) NUnit
2 1 (8.33%) Selenium
2 1 (8.33%) SpecFlow
2 1 (8.33%) TeamCity
General
1 1 (8.33%) Advertising
1 1 (8.33%) Retail
Job Titles
1 5 (41.67%) Developer
2 4 (33.33%) Product Specialist
3 3 (25.00%) Senior Data Warehouse Specialist
4 2 (16.67%) .NET Developer
4 2 (16.67%) SSRS Developer
5 1 (8.33%) Applications Manager
5 1 (8.33%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
5 1 (8.33%) Business Developer
5 1 (8.33%) Business Intelligence Developer
5 1 (8.33%) Database Specialist
5 1 (8.33%) Delivery Manager
5 1 (8.33%) Development Specialist
5 1 (8.33%) Service Manager
5 1 (8.33%) Services Delivery Manager
5 1 (8.33%) Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (16.67%) .NET
1 2 (16.67%) AngularJS
1 2 (16.67%) ASP.NET
1 2 (16.67%) ASP.NET Web API
1 2 (16.67%) CSS
1 2 (16.67%) CSS3
1 2 (16.67%) HTML
1 2 (16.67%) HTML5
1 2 (16.67%) jQuery
1 2 (16.67%) KnockoutJS
1 2 (16.67%) WCF
2 1 (8.33%) ASP.NET MVC
2 1 (8.33%) Gherkin
Miscellaneous
1 4 (33.33%) NHS
2 3 (25.00%) Management Information System
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (58.33%) ITIL
2 7 (58.33%) ITIL V3
2 7 (58.33%) Scrum
3 6 (50.00%) PRINCE2
3 6 (50.00%) Project Management
3 6 (50.00%) Service Management
4 5 (41.67%) Change Control
4 5 (41.67%) Informatics
5 4 (33.33%) Information Management
6 2 (16.67%) Continuous Integration
6 2 (16.67%) MVC
6 2 (16.67%) Stakeholder Management
6 2 (16.67%) TDD
6 2 (16.67%) Test Automation
6 2 (16.67%) Unit Testing
7 1 (8.33%) Business Intelligence
7 1 (8.33%) High Availability
7 1 (8.33%) Service Delivery
7 1 (8.33%) Test-First Development
Programming Languages
1 2 (16.67%) C#
1 2 (16.67%) JavaScript
1 2 (16.67%) TypeScript
2 1 (8.33%) SQL
2 1 (8.33%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (33.33%) Degree
2 1 (8.33%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 7 (58.33%) Microsoft
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