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 29 April 2016 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.

3 months to
29 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft SQL Server 2008
Rank - 49 29
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 2008 0 17 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Sussex - 2.92% 3.90%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category - 13.82% 22.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 16 12
Average daily rate - £350 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +16.66%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £48.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.75 £25.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
-5.00% -23.07%
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
131 123 61
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Sussex 17.49% 21.10% 16.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 73 86 39
Average daily rate £388 £395 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.89% +23.43%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £310 £275 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £506 £550 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 0
Average hourly rate - £48.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.00 £32.10 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+2.80% -8.28%

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
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
Top 23 Related IT Skills in West Sussex

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, 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 3 (100.00%) C#
1 3 (100.00%) HTML
1 3 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 3 (100.00%) .NET
1 3 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 3 (100.00%) ASP.NET
1 3 (100.00%) CSS
1 3 (100.00%) MVC
1 3 (100.00%) PostgreSQL
1 3 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (100.00%) TDD
1 3 (100.00%) NUnit
1 3 (100.00%) Telerik
1 3 (100.00%) Ajax
1 3 (100.00%) .NET Framework
1 3 (100.00%) jQuery
1 3 (100.00%) ASP.NET MVC
1 3 (100.00%) HTML5
1 3 (100.00%) BDD
1 3 (100.00%) Entity Framework
1 3 (100.00%) ASP.NET MVC 4
1 3 (100.00%) Kendo UI
1 3 (100.00%) ASP.NET MVC 5

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

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, 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.

Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (100.00%) PostgreSQL
1 3 (100.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 3 (100.00%) NUnit
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (100.00%) .NET
1 3 (100.00%) .NET Framework
1 3 (100.00%) Ajax
1 3 (100.00%) ASP.NET
1 3 (100.00%) ASP.NET MVC
1 3 (100.00%) ASP.NET MVC 4
1 3 (100.00%) ASP.NET MVC 5
1 3 (100.00%) CSS
1 3 (100.00%) Entity Framework
1 3 (100.00%) HTML
1 3 (100.00%) HTML5
1 3 (100.00%) jQuery
1 3 (100.00%) Kendo UI
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (100.00%) BDD
1 3 (100.00%) MVC
1 3 (100.00%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 3 (100.00%) C#
1 3 (100.00%) JavaScript
Vendors
1 3 (100.00%) Telerik