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 19 September 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 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft SQL Server 2008
Rank 56 40 34
Rank change year-on-year
-16 -6
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 2008 9 16 28
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wiltshire 1.25% 2.89% 4.04%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 9.68% 15.24% 26.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 11 15
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£250 £300 £288
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-16.66% +4.34%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £198 £220 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £338 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £325 £325
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 2
Average hourly rate - £25.00 £103.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -75.90%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.50 £30.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-35.00% -14.28%
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
93 105 104
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wiltshire 12.88% 18.99% 15.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 54 69 50
Average daily rate £338 £325 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.84% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £195 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £463 £550 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £345 £338
% change year-on-year
+1.44% +2.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 7 6
Average hourly rate £11.00 £27.50 £40.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-60.00% -31.25%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £30.00 £32.05
% change year-on-year
- -6.39%

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
Daily Rate Histogram in Wiltshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing SQL Server 2008 across the Wiltshire region over the 3 months to 19 September 2014.

SQL Server 2008 Daily Rate Histogram 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 19 September 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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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
Salisbury -10 3 £325 +47.72%
Swindon -7 2 £248 -18.85% 3
Warminster - - - -
Chippenham - - - - 3
SQL Server 2008
South West

SQL Server 2008
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wiltshire

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, 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 32 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 17 (53.13%) .NET
3 11 (34.38%) SQL Server 2005
4 10 (31.25%) C#
4 10 (31.25%) SQL
5 9 (28.13%) JavaScript
5 9 (28.13%) Finance
5 9 (28.13%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 7 (21.88%) XML
7 6 (18.75%) XSLT
7 6 (18.75%) ETL
7 6 (18.75%) T-SQL
7 6 (18.75%) HTML
7 6 (18.75%) IIS
7 6 (18.75%) CSS
7 6 (18.75%) Informatics
7 6 (18.75%) HL7
8 5 (15.63%) HTML5
8 5 (15.63%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 5 (15.63%) ASP.NET
8 5 (15.63%) Visual Studio
8 5 (15.63%) Windows
9 4 (12.50%) VB.NET
9 4 (12.50%) Windows Server 2003
9 4 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
9 4 (12.50%) jQuery
9 4 (12.50%) Windows 7
9 4 (12.50%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 4 (12.50%) SQL Server 2012
10 3 (9.38%) Regular Expression

SQL Server 2008
Top Related IT Skills in Wiltshire by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, 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 6 (18.75%) IIS
2 3 (9.38%) SharePoint 2010
2 3 (9.38%) SharePoint
3 1 (3.13%) Node.js
3 1 (3.13%) SharePoint 2013
3 1 (3.13%) MS Project Server
3 1 (3.13%) ArcGIS
Applications
1 1 (3.13%) PowerPivot
1 1 (3.13%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.13%) TCP/IP
1 1 (3.13%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 32 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 11 (34.38%) SQL Server 2005
3 9 (28.13%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 5 (15.63%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 4 (12.50%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 4 (12.50%) SQL Server 2012
6 3 (9.38%) MySQL
7 2 (6.25%) Data Warehouse
8 1 (3.13%) Microsoft Analysis Services
8 1 (3.13%) PerformancePoint
8 1 (3.13%) OLAP
8 1 (3.13%) Crystal Reports
Development Applications
1 5 (15.63%) Visual Studio
2 3 (9.38%) FitNesse
3 2 (6.25%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (3.13%) MSTest
4 1 (3.13%) Moq
4 1 (3.13%) Talend Open Studio
General
1 9 (28.13%) Finance
2 2 (6.25%) Back Office
2 2 (6.25%) Marketing
3 1 (3.13%) Military
3 1 (3.13%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 16 (50.00%) Developer
2 6 (18.75%) Analyst
2 6 (18.75%) Integration Specialist
3 4 (12.50%) SQL Developer
4 3 (9.38%) Classic ASP Developer
4 3 (9.38%) Service Desk Analyst
4 3 (9.38%) ASP Developer
4 3 (9.38%) .NET Developer
4 3 (9.38%) Applications Support
4 3 (9.38%) Service Analyst
4 3 (9.38%) Support Analyst
5 2 (6.25%) Test Analyst
5 2 (6.25%) C# Developer
5 2 (6.25%) Report Writer
6 1 (3.13%) SQL Server Data Warehouse Developer
6 1 (3.13%) C# Application Developer
6 1 (3.13%) SharePoint Administrator
6 1 (3.13%) C# Web Developer
6 1 (3.13%) Business Intelligence Developer
6 1 (3.13%) SharePoint Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (53.13%) .NET
2 7 (21.88%) XML
3 6 (18.75%) XSLT
3 6 (18.75%) HTML
3 6 (18.75%) CSS
4 5 (15.63%) HTML5
4 5 (15.63%) ASP.NET
5 4 (12.50%) jQuery
6 3 (9.38%) Regular Expression
6 3 (9.38%) Classic ASP
7 2 (6.25%) Web Services
7 2 (6.25%) WCF
7 2 (6.25%) .NET Framework
7 2 (6.25%) CSS3
8 1 (3.13%) Managed Extensibility Framework
8 1 (3.13%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
8 1 (3.13%) AngularJS
8 1 (3.13%) MDX
8 1 (3.13%) Silverlight
8 1 (3.13%) Google Maps API
Miscellaneous
1 6 (18.75%) Informatics
2 1 (3.13%) RIA
2 1 (3.13%) Clustering
2 1 (3.13%) Client/Server
2 1 (3.13%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 5 (15.63%) Windows
2 4 (12.50%) Windows Server 2003
2 4 (12.50%) Windows 7
3 1 (3.13%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (18.75%) ETL
2 4 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (9.38%) MVC
4 2 (6.25%) CRM
4 2 (6.25%) Business Intelligence
4 2 (6.25%) E-Commerce
4 2 (6.25%) Change Management
4 2 (6.25%) Project Management
4 2 (6.25%) Migration
4 2 (6.25%) Data Migration
4 2 (6.25%) Data Cleansing
4 2 (6.25%) Unit Testing
5 1 (3.13%) Manual Testing
5 1 (3.13%) Dimensional Modelling
5 1 (3.13%) Rapid Prototyping
5 1 (3.13%) Test Strategy
5 1 (3.13%) Kimball Methodology
5 1 (3.13%) Performance Tuning
5 1 (3.13%) Load Balancing
5 1 (3.13%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 10 (31.25%) C#
1 10 (31.25%) SQL
2 9 (28.13%) JavaScript
3 6 (18.75%) T-SQL
4 4 (12.50%) VB.NET
5 2 (6.25%) VB
5 2 (6.25%) PowerShell
6 1 (3.13%) Data Mining Extensions (DMX)
Qualifications
1 3 (9.38%) Security Cleared
2 1 (3.13%) Degree
2 1 (3.13%) SC Cleared
2 1 (3.13%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (18.75%) HL7
2 3 (9.38%) SLA
3 1 (3.13%) WCAG
System Software
1 1 (3.13%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 3 (9.38%) Oracle
1 3 (9.38%) Microsoft
2 1 (3.13%) Talend
2 1 (3.13%) Sitecore
2 1 (3.13%) ESRI