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 28 May 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
28 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft SQL Server 2008
Rank 26 52 21
Rank change year-on-year
+26 -31
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 2008 54 18 24
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 6.77% 2.15% 5.39%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 21.69% 11.54% 23.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 43 14 18
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£400 £339 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+18.16% +4.15%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £315 £313
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £470 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £340 £325
% change year-on-year
-4.41% +4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.00 £23.00 £31.25
% change year-on-year
- -26.40%
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
249 156 104
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 31.20% 18.62% 23.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 180 103 74
Average daily rate £350 £400 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-12.50% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £203 £250 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £525 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £350 £335
% change year-on-year
+4.28% +4.47%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 4 1
Average hourly rate £26.70 £30.25 £40.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-11.73% -24.37%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £28.69 £32.50 £28.75
% change year-on-year
-11.72% +13.04%

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 28 May 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 28 May 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 +33 52 £400 +18.16% 7
West Wales +13 1 £360 - 1
SQL Server 2008
UK

SQL Server 2008
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 28 May 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 86 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 45 (52.33%) .NET
2 45 (52.33%) ASP.NET
3 44 (51.16%) SQL
4 40 (46.51%) MVC
5 39 (45.35%) Visual Studio
5 39 (45.35%) .NET Framework
6 38 (44.19%) IIS
6 38 (44.19%) Microsoft
7 37 (43.02%) XML
8 35 (40.70%) C#
9 30 (34.88%) Web Services
10 29 (33.72%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 28 (32.56%) Security Cleared
11 28 (32.56%) SOAP
12 27 (31.40%) SC Cleared
13 25 (29.07%) Agile Software Development
13 25 (29.07%) T-SQL
14 24 (27.91%) ASP.NET MVC
15 23 (26.74%) TDD
15 23 (26.74%) HTML
15 23 (26.74%) JavaScript
15 23 (26.74%) CSS
16 22 (25.58%) ETL
16 22 (25.58%) Scrum
16 22 (25.58%) SQL Server Reporting Services
16 22 (25.58%) Unit Testing
16 22 (25.58%) WCF
16 22 (25.58%) Team Foundation Server
16 22 (25.58%) BDD

SQL Server 2008
Top Related IT Skills in Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 28 May 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 38 (44.19%) IIS
Applications
1 3 (3.49%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 21 (24.42%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (1.16%) Sage 1000
2 1 (1.16%) Cognos Business Intelligence
2 1 (1.16%) Sage 200
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.33%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 86 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 29 (33.72%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 22 (25.58%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 20 (23.26%) SQL Server 2005
5 17 (19.77%) SQL Server 2012
6 11 (12.79%) SQL Server 2000
7 9 (10.47%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 7 (8.14%) Data Warehouse
9 6 (6.98%) Microsoft Analysis Services
10 4 (4.65%) DTS
11 3 (3.49%) MS Access
12 1 (1.16%) Oracle Database
12 1 (1.16%) DB2
12 1 (1.16%) Crystal Reports
Development Applications
1 39 (45.35%) Visual Studio
2 22 (25.58%) Team Foundation Server
3 11 (12.79%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
4 1 (1.16%) TeamCity
4 1 (1.16%) Git (software)
General
1 5 (5.81%) Back Office
2 2 (2.33%) Finance
3 1 (1.16%) Banking
Job Titles
1 67 (77.91%) Developer
2 24 (27.91%) .NET Developer
3 22 (25.58%) SQL Developer
4 21 (24.42%) CRM Developer
5 20 (23.26%) DBA
6 19 (22.09%) Dynamics CRM Developer
7 18 (20.93%) SQL DBA
8 11 (12.79%) SQL Server DBA
9 10 (11.63%) Microsoft Developer
10 9 (10.47%) Administrator
11 8 (9.30%) Server Administrator
12 6 (6.98%) Architect
12 6 (6.98%) CRM Architect
13 4 (4.65%) SQL Server Developer
14 3 (3.49%) C# .NET Developer
14 3 (3.49%) ASP.NET Developer
14 3 (3.49%) C# Developer
14 3 (3.49%) Software Developer
14 3 (3.49%) Analyst
15 2 (2.33%) Database Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 45 (52.33%) .NET
1 45 (52.33%) ASP.NET
2 39 (45.35%) .NET Framework
3 37 (43.02%) XML
4 30 (34.88%) Web Services
5 28 (32.56%) SOAP
6 24 (27.91%) ASP.NET MVC
7 23 (26.74%) HTML
7 23 (26.74%) CSS
8 22 (25.58%) WCF
8 22 (25.58%) REST
9 16 (18.60%) Entity Framework
9 16 (18.60%) Microsoft Enterprise Library
10 6 (6.98%) ASP.NET Web API
11 4 (4.65%) HTML5
11 4 (4.65%) Silverlight
12 1 (1.16%) NHibernate
12 1 (1.16%) Oracle Streams
12 1 (1.16%) ASP.NET Web Forms
12 1 (1.16%) ASP.NET MVC 4
Miscellaneous
1 17 (19.77%) Clustering
2 11 (12.79%) Replication
3 6 (6.98%) NHS
4 4 (4.65%) User Experience
5 3 (3.49%) Management Information System
6 1 (1.16%) Mainframe
Processes & Methodologies
1 40 (46.51%) MVC
2 25 (29.07%) Agile Software Development
3 23 (26.74%) TDD
4 22 (25.58%) ETL
4 22 (25.58%) Scrum
4 22 (25.58%) Unit Testing
4 22 (25.58%) BDD
5 21 (24.42%) CRM
6 15 (17.44%) Data Migration
6 15 (17.44%) Migration
7 14 (16.28%) Performance Tuning
8 6 (6.98%) Business Intelligence
9 3 (3.49%) Information Security
10 2 (2.33%) Project Management
10 2 (2.33%) Change Management
10 2 (2.33%) Data Modelling
10 2 (2.33%) SDLC
10 2 (2.33%) Change Control
10 2 (2.33%) Information Management
11 1 (1.16%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 44 (51.16%) SQL
2 35 (40.70%) C#
3 25 (29.07%) T-SQL
4 23 (26.74%) JavaScript
5 1 (1.16%) C
Qualifications
1 28 (32.56%) Security Cleared
2 27 (31.40%) SC Cleared
3 1 (1.16%) MCITP
3 1 (1.16%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (1.16%) MCDBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (12.79%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (1.16%) Sarbanes-Oxley
Systems Management
1 1 (1.16%) Oracle RMAN
Vendors
1 38 (44.19%) Microsoft
2 3 (3.49%) Cognos
3 1 (1.16%) Sage
3 1 (1.16%) Oracle
3 1 (1.16%) Business Objects
Newport
Templeton and Partners - SAP & UK Account
Rate: £400 - 450 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Newport, Gwent
Heat Recruitment
Rate: From £400 to £450 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Cardiff
CPS Group
Rate: £200 per day
Posted: 14 days ago