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 27 April 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
27 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft SQL Server 2008
Rank 26 52 24
Rank change year-on-year
+26 -28
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 2008 52 17 20
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 6.79% 2.37% 4.71%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 22.91% 12.88% 19.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 43 11 15
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£368 £325 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.07% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £325 £313
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £363 £355
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £328 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.05% +0.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £34.50 £33.75 £29.00
% change year-on-year
+2.22% +16.37%
SQL Server 2008
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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 Wales region.

Database & Business Intelligence Category
Wales
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Database & Business Intelligence category
227 132 104
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 29.63% 18.38% 24.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 152 83 70
Average daily rate £325 £363 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.34% +11.53%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £203 £200 £284
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £525 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £334
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +4.79%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 2 1
Average hourly rate £26.70 £28.88 £17.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.53% +69.85%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 £35.00 £28.00
% change year-on-year
-7.14% +25.00%

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 27 April 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 27 April 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 +30 49 £375 +15.38% 8
West Wales +4 1 £360 -
SQL Server 2008
UK

SQL Server 2008
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 27 April 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 88 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 47 (53.41%) SQL
3 44 (50.00%) .NET
4 41 (46.59%) XML
5 40 (45.45%) ASP.NET
6 38 (43.18%) C#
6 38 (43.18%) Microsoft
7 35 (39.77%) MVC
7 35 (39.77%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 33 (37.50%) .NET Framework
8 33 (37.50%) WCF
8 33 (37.50%) Web Services
8 33 (37.50%) Visual Studio
9 32 (36.36%) IIS
10 31 (35.23%) SOAP
10 31 (35.23%) T-SQL
11 27 (30.68%) Security Cleared
12 26 (29.55%) SQL Server 2005
13 25 (28.41%) SC Cleared
14 24 (27.27%) HTML
14 24 (27.27%) JavaScript
14 24 (27.27%) CSS
15 21 (23.86%) CRM
15 21 (23.86%) Dynamics CRM
15 21 (23.86%) SQL Server Reporting Services
16 20 (22.73%) Agile Software Development
17 19 (21.59%) Replication
17 19 (21.59%) ASP.NET MVC
18 18 (20.45%) TDD
18 18 (20.45%) ETL

SQL Server 2008
Top Related IT Skills in Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 27 April 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 32 (36.36%) IIS
Applications
1 3 (3.41%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 21 (23.86%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (1.14%) Cognos Business Intelligence
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.27%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 88 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 35 (39.77%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 26 (29.55%) SQL Server 2005
4 21 (23.86%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 17 (19.32%) SQL Server 2000
5 17 (19.32%) SQL Server 2012
6 10 (11.36%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 7 (7.95%) Data Warehouse
8 6 (6.82%) Microsoft Analysis Services
9 4 (4.55%) DTS
10 3 (3.41%) MS Access
11 1 (1.14%) DB2
11 1 (1.14%) Crystal Reports
11 1 (1.14%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 33 (37.50%) Visual Studio
2 16 (18.18%) Team Foundation Server
2 16 (18.18%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
3 1 (1.14%) TeamCity
3 1 (1.14%) Git (software)
General
1 6 (6.82%) Back Office
2 3 (3.41%) Finance
3 1 (1.14%) Banking
Job Titles
1 70 (79.55%) Developer
2 26 (29.55%) SQL Developer
3 21 (23.86%) .NET Developer
3 21 (23.86%) CRM Developer
4 20 (22.73%) DBA
5 19 (21.59%) Dynamics CRM Developer
6 18 (20.45%) SQL DBA
7 11 (12.50%) SQL Server DBA
8 10 (11.36%) Microsoft Developer
9 9 (10.23%) Administrator
10 8 (9.09%) Server Administrator
11 6 (6.82%) CRM Architect
11 6 (6.82%) Architect
12 4 (4.55%) Software Developer
13 3 (3.41%) C# Developer
13 3 (3.41%) SQL Server Developer
13 3 (3.41%) C# .NET Developer
13 3 (3.41%) ASP.NET Developer
14 2 (2.27%) Business Intelligence Developer
14 2 (2.27%) Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 44 (50.00%) .NET
2 41 (46.59%) XML
3 40 (45.45%) ASP.NET
4 33 (37.50%) .NET Framework
4 33 (37.50%) WCF
4 33 (37.50%) Web Services
5 31 (35.23%) SOAP
6 24 (27.27%) HTML
6 24 (27.27%) CSS
7 19 (21.59%) ASP.NET MVC
8 16 (18.18%) Entity Framework
8 16 (18.18%) REST
8 16 (18.18%) Microsoft Enterprise Library
9 4 (4.55%) HTML5
9 4 (4.55%) Silverlight
10 2 (2.27%) ASP.NET MVC 4
10 2 (2.27%) ASP.NET Web Forms
11 1 (1.14%) Oracle Streams
11 1 (1.14%) NHibernate
Miscellaneous
1 19 (21.59%) Replication
2 17 (19.32%) Clustering
3 11 (12.50%) NHS
4 5 (5.68%) Management Information System
5 1 (1.14%) Mainframe
5 1 (1.14%) User Experience
Processes & Methodologies
1 35 (39.77%) MVC
2 21 (23.86%) CRM
3 20 (22.73%) Agile Software Development
4 18 (20.45%) TDD
4 18 (20.45%) ETL
5 17 (19.32%) Scrum
6 16 (18.18%) Unit Testing
6 16 (18.18%) BDD
7 14 (15.91%) Performance Tuning
8 11 (12.50%) Data Migration
8 11 (12.50%) Migration
9 8 (9.09%) Information Security
10 6 (6.82%) Business Intelligence
11 2 (2.27%) Project Management
11 2 (2.27%) Change Management
11 2 (2.27%) Data Modelling
11 2 (2.27%) Change Control
12 1 (1.14%) UX Design
12 1 (1.14%) Mentoring
12 1 (1.14%) OO
Programming Languages
1 47 (53.41%) SQL
2 38 (43.18%) C#
3 31 (35.23%) T-SQL
4 24 (27.27%) JavaScript
5 1 (1.14%) C
Qualifications
1 27 (30.68%) Security Cleared
2 25 (28.41%) SC Cleared
3 1 (1.14%) MCDBA
3 1 (1.14%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (1.14%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (10.23%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (1.14%) Sarbanes-Oxley
Systems Management
1 1 (1.14%) Oracle RMAN
Vendors
1 38 (43.18%) Microsoft
2 4 (4.55%) Cognos
3 1 (1.14%) Oracle
3 1 (1.14%) Business Objects
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