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 12 February 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.

Location
3 months to
12 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft SQL Server 2008
Rank 45 50 31
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -19
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 2008 3 5 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Sussex 0.65% 1.07% 2.26%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 3.33% 5.88% 12.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 4 8
Average daily rate £338 £340 £258
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.73% +32.03%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £42.50 £28.69 £31.50
% change year-on-year
+48.13% -8.92%
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
90 85 62
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Sussex 19.40% 18.12% 17.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 62 58 28
Average daily rate £375 £358 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.89% +14.40%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £215 £301 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £535 £450 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 1 10
Average hourly rate £25.25 £9.00 £23.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+180.55% -60.86%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £9.00 £19.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £9.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 £32.50 £29.00
% change year-on-year
- +12.06%

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 30 Related IT Skills in West Sussex

For the 6 months to 12 February 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 5 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 4 (80.00%) ASP.NET
2 4 (80.00%) CSS
2 4 (80.00%) C#
2 4 (80.00%) HTML
2 4 (80.00%) JavaScript
2 4 (80.00%) .NET
2 4 (80.00%) MVC
2 4 (80.00%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (80.00%) TDD
2 4 (80.00%) .NET Framework
2 4 (80.00%) jQuery
2 4 (80.00%) HTML5
2 4 (80.00%) BDD
2 4 (80.00%) ASP.NET MVC
3 3 (60.00%) Entity Framework
3 3 (60.00%) ASP.NET MVC 4
3 3 (60.00%) Kendo UI
3 3 (60.00%) ASP.NET MVC 5
3 3 (60.00%) NUnit
3 3 (60.00%) Telerik
3 3 (60.00%) Ajax
3 3 (60.00%) PostgreSQL
4 2 (40.00%) SQL Server 2012
5 1 (20.00%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (20.00%) User Stories
5 1 (20.00%) CSS3
5 1 (20.00%) Inversion of Control
5 1 (20.00%) StructureMap
5 1 (20.00%) Solvency II

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

For the 6 months to 12 February 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.

Applications
1 1 (20.00%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 3 (60.00%) PostgreSQL
3 2 (40.00%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (20.00%) MS Access
4 1 (20.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 3 (60.00%) NUnit
2 1 (20.00%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 1 (20.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 2 (40.00%) Developer
1 2 (40.00%) SQL Developer
2 1 (20.00%) .NET Developer
2 1 (20.00%) .NET Software Developer
2 1 (20.00%) ASP.NET Developer
2 1 (20.00%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
2 1 (20.00%) C# .NET Developer
2 1 (20.00%) C# ASP.NET Developer
2 1 (20.00%) C# Developer
2 1 (20.00%) C# Software Developer
2 1 (20.00%) Software Developer
2 1 (20.00%) SQL Server Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (80.00%) .NET
1 4 (80.00%) .NET Framework
1 4 (80.00%) ASP.NET
1 4 (80.00%) ASP.NET MVC
1 4 (80.00%) CSS
1 4 (80.00%) HTML
1 4 (80.00%) HTML5
1 4 (80.00%) jQuery
2 3 (60.00%) Ajax
2 3 (60.00%) ASP.NET MVC 4
2 3 (60.00%) ASP.NET MVC 5
2 3 (60.00%) Entity Framework
2 3 (60.00%) Kendo UI
3 1 (20.00%) CSS3
3 1 (20.00%) NHibernate
3 1 (20.00%) StructureMap
Miscellaneous
1 1 (20.00%) Inversion of Control
1 1 (20.00%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 1 (20.00%) Windows
1 1 (20.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (80.00%) Agile Software Development
1 4 (80.00%) BDD
1 4 (80.00%) MVC
1 4 (80.00%) TDD
2 1 (20.00%) Kanban
2 1 (20.00%) OOD
2 1 (20.00%) Refactoring
2 1 (20.00%) Scrum
2 1 (20.00%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 4 (80.00%) C#
1 4 (80.00%) JavaScript
2 1 (20.00%) SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (20.00%) Solvency II
Vendors
1 3 (60.00%) Telerik
2 1 (20.00%) Microsoft