The table below looks at the statistics for SQL Server 2008 skills in IT contracts advertised for the West Sussex 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 16 September 2014 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
16 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft SQL Server 2008
Rank 31 42 35
Rank change year-on-year
+11 -7
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 2008 12 5 15
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Sussex 3.34% 1.23% 2.45%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 18.46% 6.85% 16.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 4 13
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£290 £383 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-24.18% +13.33%
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £325 £325
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.50 £29.25 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-33.33% -16.42%
SQL Server 2008
South East

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 West Sussex region.

Database & Business Intelligence Category
West Sussex
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Database & Business Intelligence category
65 73 92
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Sussex 18.11% 17.89% 15.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 42 42 59
Average daily rate £313 £365 £323
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-14.38% +13.17%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £228 £213 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £425 £407
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £345 £330
% change year-on-year
+1.44% +4.54%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 2
Average hourly rate £42.50 - £36.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £30.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
- -3.22%

SQL Server 2008
Jobs Demand Trend in West Sussex

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing SQL Server 2008 across the West Sussex region as a proportion of the total demand within the Database & Business Intelligence category.

SQL Server 2008 Jobs Demand Trend in West Sussex

SQL Server 2008
Daily Rate Trend in West Sussex

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing SQL Server 2008 across the West Sussex region.

SQL Server 2008 Daily Rate Trend in West Sussex

SQL Server 2008
Daily Rate Histogram in West Sussex

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing SQL Server 2008 across the West Sussex region over the 3 months to 16 September 2014.

SQL Server 2008 Daily Rate Histogram in West Sussex

SQL Server 2008
Hourly Rate Trend in West Sussex

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing SQL Server 2008 across the West Sussex region.

SQL Server 2008 Hourly Rate Trend in West Sussex

SQL Server 2008
Contract Job Locations in West Sussex

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 West Sussex region over the 3 months to 16 September 2014. 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
Gatwick - 2 - -
Crawley +4 1 £500 +30.71% 2
Chichester - - - - 1
Haywards Heath - - - -
Horsham - - - -
SQL Server 2008
South East

SQL Server 2008
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Sussex

For the 6 months to 16 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the West Sussex 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 30 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 18 (60.00%) SQL
3 17 (56.67%) C#
3 17 (56.67%) .NET
4 12 (40.00%) MVC
5 11 (36.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 11 (36.67%) ASP.NET
5 11 (36.67%) VB.NET
6 10 (33.33%) JavaScript
7 9 (30.00%) T-SQL
7 9 (30.00%) DTS
7 9 (30.00%) ASP.NET MVC
7 9 (30.00%) Database Security
7 9 (30.00%) ASP.NET Web Forms
8 8 (26.67%) Ajax
9 7 (23.33%) SQL Server 2000
9 7 (23.33%) HTML
9 7 (23.33%) SQL Server 2005
9 7 (23.33%) WCF
9 7 (23.33%) jQuery
10 6 (20.00%) PowerShell
11 5 (16.67%) Replication
11 5 (16.67%) WinForms
11 5 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
11 5 (16.67%) Statistics
11 5 (16.67%) VBScript
11 5 (16.67%) CSS
11 5 (16.67%) Oracle
11 5 (16.67%) IIS
11 5 (16.67%) WSH

SQL Server 2008
Top Related IT Skills in West Sussex by Category

For the 6 months to 16 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the West Sussex 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 5 (16.67%) IIS
2 3 (10.00%) Node.js
3 1 (3.33%) Tomcat
3 1 (3.33%) SharePoint
3 1 (3.33%) BizTalk Server
Communications & Networking
1 2 (6.67%) Intranet
2 1 (3.33%) TCP/IP
2 1 (3.33%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 30 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 11 (36.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 9 (30.00%) DTS
4 7 (23.33%) SQL Server 2000
4 7 (23.33%) SQL Server 2005
5 4 (13.33%) PostgreSQL
6 3 (10.00%) SQL Server 2012
6 3 (10.00%) Data Warehouse
7 1 (3.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 4 (13.33%) NUnit
2 3 (10.00%) Subversion
2 3 (10.00%) Git (software)
2 3 (10.00%) Team Foundation Server
3 2 (6.67%) VSS/SourceSafe
4 1 (3.33%) Visual Studio
General
1 3 (10.00%) Finance
2 2 (6.67%) Marketing
3 1 (3.33%) German Language
Job Titles
1 18 (60.00%) Developer
2 14 (46.67%) .NET Developer
3 8 (26.67%) C# Developer
3 8 (26.67%) VB.NET Developer
3 8 (26.67%) C# .NET Developer
4 6 (20.00%) Administrator
4 6 (20.00%) DBA
5 5 (16.67%) VB.NET/ASP.NET Developer
5 5 (16.67%) C# ASP.NET Developer
5 5 (16.67%) ASP.NET Developer
6 3 (10.00%) Project Manager
6 3 (10.00%) WinForms Developer
7 2 (6.67%) Informatica Developer
8 1 (3.33%) GIS Developer
8 1 (3.33%) Business Intelligence Developer
8 1 (3.33%) Solutions Architect
8 1 (3.33%) Systems Support
8 1 (3.33%) SQL Server Consultant
8 1 (3.33%) SQL Server Architect
8 1 (3.33%) BizTalk Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (56.67%) .NET
2 11 (36.67%) ASP.NET
3 9 (30.00%) ASP.NET MVC
3 9 (30.00%) ASP.NET Web Forms
4 8 (26.67%) Ajax
5 7 (23.33%) HTML
5 7 (23.33%) jQuery
5 7 (23.33%) WCF
6 5 (16.67%) CSS
6 5 (16.67%) WSH
6 5 (16.67%) WinForms
7 4 (13.33%) .NET Framework
7 4 (13.33%) HTML5
7 4 (13.33%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
8 3 (10.00%) Web Services
8 3 (10.00%) ASP.NET MVC 4
8 3 (10.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
9 2 (6.67%) Classic ASP
10 1 (3.33%) DHTML
10 1 (3.33%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 5 (16.67%) Replication
1 5 (16.67%) Statistics
2 4 (13.33%) GIS
3 1 (3.33%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 3 (10.00%) Windows
2 1 (3.33%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (40.00%) MVC
2 9 (30.00%) Database Security
3 5 (16.67%) Performance Tuning
3 5 (16.67%) Performance Monitoring
3 5 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
4 4 (13.33%) TDD
5 3 (10.00%) Business Intelligence
5 3 (10.00%) BDD
6 2 (6.67%) Requirements Analysis
6 2 (6.67%) Project Management
7 1 (3.33%) Continuous Integration
7 1 (3.33%) BCP
7 1 (3.33%) UML
7 1 (3.33%) ETL
7 1 (3.33%) High Availability
7 1 (3.33%) Root Cause Analysis
7 1 (3.33%) Migration
7 1 (3.33%) Android Development
Programming Languages
1 18 (60.00%) SQL
2 17 (56.67%) C#
3 11 (36.67%) VB.NET
4 10 (33.33%) JavaScript
5 9 (30.00%) T-SQL
6 6 (20.00%) PowerShell
7 5 (16.67%) VBScript
8 2 (6.67%) VB
8 2 (6.67%) VB6
System Software
1 5 (16.67%) Oracle RAC
Vendors
1 5 (16.67%) Oracle
1 5 (16.67%) Red Gate
2 2 (6.67%) Microsoft
2 2 (6.67%) Informatica