The table below looks at the statistics for SQL Server 2008 skills in IT contracts advertised for the Wiltshire 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 22 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
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft SQL Server 2008
Rank 51 42 38
Rank change year-on-year
-9 -4
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 2008 4 16 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wiltshire 0.64% 2.48% 2.39%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 4.49% 17.58% 11.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 9 6
Average daily rate
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£350 £375 £525
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% -28.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £318 £275 £284
10% offered a daily rate of more than £382 £513 £700
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £340 £325
% change year-on-year
-4.41% +4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 1
Average hourly rate - £55.00 £45.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +22.22%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.00 £27.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
-22.22% -16.92%
SQL Server 2008
South West

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 Wiltshire region.

Database & Business Intelligence Category
Wiltshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Database & Business Intelligence category
89 91 97
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wiltshire 14.31% 14.11% 21.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 68 57 71
Average daily rate £353 £350 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.71% -17.64%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £484
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 5 1
Average hourly rate £22.50 £55.00 £45.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-59.09% +22.22%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.33 £34.75 £28.25
% change year-on-year
-27.10% +23.00%

SQL Server 2008
Jobs Demand Trend in Wiltshire

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

SQL Server 2008 Jobs Demand Trend in Wiltshire

SQL Server 2008
Daily Rate Trend in Wiltshire

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

SQL Server 2008 Daily Rate Trend in Wiltshire

SQL Server 2008
Hourly Rate Trend in Wiltshire

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

SQL Server 2008 Hourly Rate Trend in Wiltshire

SQL Server 2008
Contract Job Locations in Wiltshire

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 Wiltshire region over the 3 months to 22 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
Swindon +5 3 £310 +1.22% 2
Corsham -8 1 £390 -23.90% 1
SQL Server 2008
South West

SQL Server 2008
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wiltshire

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Wiltshire 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 10 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 9 (90.00%) SharePoint
3 8 (80.00%) Windows
3 8 (80.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 7 (70.00%) SQL Server 2005
4 7 (70.00%) Windows Server 2012
4 7 (70.00%) SQL
4 7 (70.00%) Microsoft
4 7 (70.00%) Windows Server 2003
5 5 (50.00%) MS Excel
5 5 (50.00%) SAN
5 5 (50.00%) Management Information System
5 5 (50.00%) Data Warehouse
5 5 (50.00%) ETL
5 5 (50.00%) Database Security
5 5 (50.00%) Mobile Banking
5 5 (50.00%) Performance Tuning
5 5 (50.00%) Performance Improvement
5 5 (50.00%) SQL Server 2012
5 5 (50.00%) Banking
6 3 (30.00%) VMware
6 3 (30.00%) MS Exchange
7 2 (20.00%) Linux
7 2 (20.00%) MCSE
7 2 (20.00%) DHCP
7 2 (20.00%) DNS
7 2 (20.00%) Cisco
7 2 (20.00%) IIS
7 2 (20.00%) Firewall
7 2 (20.00%) Blackberry

SQL Server 2008
Top Related IT Skills in Wiltshire by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Wiltshire 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 9 (90.00%) SharePoint
2 3 (30.00%) MS Exchange
3 2 (20.00%) IIS
3 2 (20.00%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 1 (10.00%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 5 (50.00%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 5 (50.00%) SAN
2 2 (20.00%) DHCP
2 2 (20.00%) DNS
2 2 (20.00%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 7 (70.00%) SQL Server 2005
3 5 (50.00%) Data Warehouse
3 5 (50.00%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (10.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 1 (10.00%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
1 1 (10.00%) Visual Studio
General
1 5 (50.00%) Banking
2 1 (10.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 5 (50.00%) DBA
1 5 (50.00%) Senior DBA
2 2 (20.00%) Support Analyst
2 2 (20.00%) 3rd Line Support
2 2 (20.00%) Developer
2 2 (20.00%) Analyst
2 2 (20.00%) 3rd Line Support Analyst
3 1 (10.00%) C# .NET Developer
3 1 (10.00%) Wintel Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) .NET Developer
3 1 (10.00%) C# Developer
3 1 (10.00%) Database Developer
3 1 (10.00%) SQL Developer
3 1 (10.00%) SQL Server Developer
3 1 (10.00%) SQL Database Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (10.00%) jQuery
1 1 (10.00%) Ajax
1 1 (10.00%) SOAP
1 1 (10.00%) .NET
1 1 (10.00%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 5 (50.00%) Management Information System
1 5 (50.00%) Mobile Banking
2 2 (20.00%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 8 (80.00%) Windows
1 8 (80.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 7 (70.00%) Windows Server 2012
2 7 (70.00%) Windows Server 2003
3 2 (20.00%) Linux
3 2 (20.00%) Windows 2000 Server
4 1 (10.00%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (50.00%) ETL
1 5 (50.00%) Database Security
1 5 (50.00%) Performance Tuning
1 5 (50.00%) Performance Improvement
2 2 (20.00%) Network Management
3 1 (10.00%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 7 (70.00%) SQL
2 1 (10.00%) VB.NET
2 1 (10.00%) C#
2 1 (10.00%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 2 (20.00%) MCSE
1 2 (20.00%) Cisco Certification
1 2 (20.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (10.00%) DV Cleared
2 1 (10.00%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 2 (20.00%) Active Directory
1 2 (20.00%) VMware ESX
1 2 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (10.00%) VMware ESXi
2 1 (10.00%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 1 (10.00%) SCCM
Vendors
1 7 (70.00%) Microsoft
2 3 (30.00%) VMware
3 2 (20.00%) Cisco
3 2 (20.00%) Citrix