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 4 March 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
4 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft SQL Server 2008
Rank 53 27 43
Rank change year-on-year
-26 +16
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 2008 8 37 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wiltshire 1.15% 5.88% 2.08%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 11.11% 26.62% 13.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 19 6
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£355 £350 £468
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.42% -25.13%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £313
% change year-on-year
+7.69% +4.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £28.69 £32.50 £26.50
% change year-on-year
-11.72% +22.64%
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
72 139 81
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wiltshire 10.37% 22.10% 15.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 46 87 66
Average daily rate £395 £350 £403
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.85% -13.04%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £262 £275 £278
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £455 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Average hourly rate £19.88 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £31.50 £28.00
% change year-on-year
+11.11% +12.50%

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 4 March 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 -11 6 - -
Trowbridge -3 2 £355 +10.93% 1
Chippenham - - - -
SQL Server 2008
South West

SQL Server 2008
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wiltshire

For the 6 months to 4 March 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 12 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 11 (91.67%) SharePoint
3 10 (83.33%) Microsoft
4 9 (75.00%) SQL Server 2005
5 8 (66.67%) SQL
6 7 (58.33%) Windows
6 7 (58.33%) MS Excel
6 7 (58.33%) Windows Server 2003
6 7 (58.33%) Windows Server 2008
6 7 (58.33%) Windows Server 2012
7 6 (50.00%) SQL Server 2012
7 6 (50.00%) Performance Tuning
7 6 (50.00%) ETL
7 6 (50.00%) Data Warehouse
8 5 (41.67%) Management Information System
8 5 (41.67%) Banking
8 5 (41.67%) SAN
8 5 (41.67%) Performance Improvement
8 5 (41.67%) Database Security
8 5 (41.67%) Mobile Banking
9 4 (33.33%) .NET
9 4 (33.33%) C#
10 3 (25.00%) Visual Studio
10 3 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
10 3 (25.00%) SharePoint 2010
11 2 (16.67%) Network Management
11 2 (16.67%) Windows 2000 Server
11 2 (16.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 2 (16.67%) MVC
11 2 (16.67%) Telecoms

SQL Server 2008
Top Related IT Skills in Wiltshire by Category

For the 6 months to 4 March 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 11 (91.67%) SharePoint
2 3 (25.00%) SharePoint 2010
3 2 (16.67%) MS Project Server
3 2 (16.67%) IIS
3 2 (16.67%) MS Exchange
3 2 (16.67%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 1 (8.33%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 7 (58.33%) MS Excel
2 1 (8.33%) PowerPivot
Business Applications
1 1 (8.33%) Dynamics AX
Communications & Networking
1 5 (41.67%) SAN
2 2 (16.67%) Firewall
2 2 (16.67%) DHCP
2 2 (16.67%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 9 (75.00%) SQL Server 2005
3 6 (50.00%) SQL Server 2012
3 6 (50.00%) Data Warehouse
4 2 (16.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 2 (16.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 2 (16.67%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 1 (8.33%) PerformancePoint
5 1 (8.33%) Microsoft Power View
Development Applications
1 3 (25.00%) Visual Studio
2 1 (8.33%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (8.33%) Talend Open Studio
General
1 5 (41.67%) Banking
2 2 (16.67%) Telecoms
3 1 (8.33%) Finance
3 1 (8.33%) Manufacturing
3 1 (8.33%) Retail
Job Titles
1 5 (41.67%) DBA
1 5 (41.67%) Developer
1 5 (41.67%) Senior DBA
2 2 (16.67%) 3rd Line Support Analyst
2 2 (16.67%) Analyst
2 2 (16.67%) SharePoint Developer
2 2 (16.67%) Support Analyst
2 2 (16.67%) 3rd Line Support
3 1 (8.33%) Dynamics AX Developer
3 1 (8.33%) .NET Developer
3 1 (8.33%) C# Developer
3 1 (8.33%) Business Intelligence Developer
3 1 (8.33%) C# .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (33.33%) .NET
2 2 (16.67%) MDX
2 2 (16.67%) WCF
2 2 (16.67%) Web Services
3 1 (8.33%) HTML
3 1 (8.33%) SOAP
3 1 (8.33%) jQuery
3 1 (8.33%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 5 (41.67%) Management Information System
1 5 (41.67%) Mobile Banking
2 2 (16.67%) Blackberry
3 1 (8.33%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 7 (58.33%) Windows
1 7 (58.33%) Windows Server 2003
1 7 (58.33%) Windows Server 2008
1 7 (58.33%) Windows Server 2012
2 2 (16.67%) Windows 2000 Server
2 2 (16.67%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (50.00%) Performance Tuning
1 6 (50.00%) ETL
2 5 (41.67%) Performance Improvement
2 5 (41.67%) Database Security
3 3 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (16.67%) Network Management
4 2 (16.67%) MVC
5 1 (8.33%) Business Intelligence
5 1 (8.33%) Data Modelling
5 1 (8.33%) Dimensional Modelling
5 1 (8.33%) User Acceptance Testing
5 1 (8.33%) Kimball Methodology
Programming Languages
1 8 (66.67%) SQL
2 4 (33.33%) C#
3 2 (16.67%) PowerShell
3 2 (16.67%) T-SQL
3 2 (16.67%) VB.NET
4 1 (8.33%) JavaScript
4 1 (8.33%) Data Mining Extensions (DMX)
Qualifications
1 2 (16.67%) SC Cleared
1 2 (16.67%) Security Cleared
1 2 (16.67%) MCSE
1 2 (16.67%) Cisco Certification
1 2 (16.67%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (8.33%) VCP4
System Software
1 2 (16.67%) VMware ESX
1 2 (16.67%) VMware Infrastructure
1 2 (16.67%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 10 (83.33%) Microsoft
2 2 (16.67%) VMware
2 2 (16.67%) Cisco
2 2 (16.67%) Citrix
3 1 (8.33%) Talend