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 19 December 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
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft SQL Server 2008
Rank 41 41 26
Rank change year-on-year
0 -15
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 2008 5 3 27
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Sussex 1.26% 0.78% 5.68%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 6.85% 4.17% 29.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 3 20
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£340 £325 £330
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.61% -1.51%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £320 £313
% change year-on-year
+9.37% +2.40%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £31.10 £31.75 £26.00
% change year-on-year
-2.06% +22.11%
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
73 72 93
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Sussex 18.43% 18.70% 19.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 52 32 58
Average daily rate £350 £401 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-12.60% +23.23%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £335 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £486 £380
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £325 £330
% change year-on-year
+11.53% -1.51%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 5
Average hourly rate - £19.00 £20.88
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -8.98%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £28.00 £30.50
% change year-on-year
+25.00% -8.19%

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
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 19 December 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 - 4 £340 -
Horsham - - - -
Worthing - - - -
Chichester - - - -
Crawley - - - -
SQL Server 2008
South East

SQL Server 2008
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Sussex

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 17 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 7 (41.18%) SQL
3 6 (35.29%) .NET
3 6 (35.29%) C#
3 6 (35.29%) Data Warehouse
3 6 (35.29%) Microsoft
3 6 (35.29%) Informatica
3 6 (35.29%) Requirements Analysis
3 6 (35.29%) PowerShell
4 5 (29.41%) Oracle RAC
4 5 (29.41%) jQuery
4 5 (29.41%) Red Gate
4 5 (29.41%) Statistics
4 5 (29.41%) Replication
4 5 (29.41%) Agile Software Development
4 5 (29.41%) WSH
4 5 (29.41%) MVC
4 5 (29.41%) HTML
4 5 (29.41%) JavaScript
4 5 (29.41%) Oracle
4 5 (29.41%) VBScript
4 5 (29.41%) CSS
4 5 (29.41%) XML
4 5 (29.41%) Database Security
4 5 (29.41%) Performance Tuning
4 5 (29.41%) Performance Monitoring
5 4 (23.53%) Relational Database
5 4 (23.53%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 4 (23.53%) ASP.NET
5 4 (23.53%) RDBMS

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

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 2 (11.76%) Tomcat
1 2 (11.76%) IIS
1 2 (11.76%) Node.js
2 1 (5.88%) BizTalk Server
Communications & Networking
1 1 (5.88%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 6 (35.29%) Data Warehouse
3 4 (23.53%) Relational Database
3 4 (23.53%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 4 (23.53%) RDBMS
3 4 (23.53%) PostgreSQL
3 4 (23.53%) PowerCenter
3 4 (23.53%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 4 (23.53%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 3 (17.65%) SQL Server 2012
5 1 (5.88%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 3 (17.65%) NUnit
2 2 (11.76%) Subversion
2 2 (11.76%) Git (software)
3 1 (5.88%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (5.88%) Visual Studio
Job Titles
1 11 (64.71%) Developer
2 6 (35.29%) Administrator
2 6 (35.29%) Informatica Developer
3 5 (29.41%) DBA
4 3 (17.65%) .NET Developer
5 2 (11.76%) GIS Developer
6 1 (5.88%) BizTalk Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (35.29%) .NET
2 5 (29.41%) jQuery
2 5 (29.41%) WSH
2 5 (29.41%) HTML
2 5 (29.41%) CSS
2 5 (29.41%) XML
3 4 (23.53%) ASP.NET
3 4 (23.53%) ASP.NET MVC
3 4 (23.53%) HTML5
4 3 (17.65%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
4 3 (17.65%) Ajax
4 3 (17.65%) .NET Framework
5 2 (11.76%) WinForms
5 2 (11.76%) PostGIS
5 2 (11.76%) ASP.NET MVC 4
5 2 (11.76%) SignalR
5 2 (11.76%) Twitter Bootstrap
5 2 (11.76%) ASP.NET Web Forms
5 2 (11.76%) ASP.NET Web API
6 1 (5.88%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 5 (29.41%) Statistics
1 5 (29.41%) Replication
2 4 (23.53%) GIS
3 1 (5.88%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 1 (5.88%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (35.29%) Requirements Analysis
2 5 (29.41%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (29.41%) MVC
2 5 (29.41%) Database Security
2 5 (29.41%) Performance Tuning
2 5 (29.41%) Performance Monitoring
3 4 (23.53%) TDD
4 3 (17.65%) Business Intelligence
5 2 (11.76%) Continuous Integration
5 2 (11.76%) BDD
6 1 (5.88%) Root Cause Analysis
6 1 (5.88%) UML
Programming Languages
1 7 (41.18%) SQL
2 6 (35.29%) C#
2 6 (35.29%) PowerShell
3 5 (29.41%) JavaScript
3 5 (29.41%) VBScript
4 1 (5.88%) T-SQL
System Software
1 5 (29.41%) Oracle RAC
Vendors
1 6 (35.29%) Microsoft
1 6 (35.29%) Informatica
2 5 (29.41%) Red Gate
2 5 (29.41%) Oracle