The table below looks at the statistics for SQL Server 2008 skills in IT contracts advertised for the Winchester 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 29 April 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.

3 months to
29 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft SQL Server 2008
Rank 26 23 14
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -9
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 2008 5 3 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Winchester 2.66% 1.99% 5.56%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 13.16% 9.68% 25.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 3 3
Average daily rate £348 £225 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+54.44% -35.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £345 £225 £330
10% offered a daily rate of more than £357 £265 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.75 £25.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
-5.00% -23.07%
SQL Server 2008
Hampshire

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 Winchester region.

Database & Business Intelligence Category
Winchester
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Database & Business Intelligence category
38 31 16
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Winchester 20.21% 20.53% 22.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 32 20 7
Average daily rate £350 £355 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.40% -8.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £309 £225 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £500 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 1
Average hourly rate £16.00 - £27.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.00 £32.10 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+2.80% -8.28%

SQL Server 2008
Jobs Demand Trend in Winchester

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

SQL Server 2008 Jobs Demand Trend in Winchester

SQL Server 2008
Daily Rate Trend in Winchester

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

SQL Server 2008 Daily Rate Trend in Winchester

SQL Server 2008
Hourly Rate Trend in Winchester

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

SQL Server 2008 Hourly Rate Trend in Winchester

SQL Server 2008
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Winchester

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Winchester 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 8 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 6 (75.00%) VMware
3 5 (62.50%) WebLogic
3 5 (62.50%) Oracle
3 5 (62.50%) Microsoft
3 5 (62.50%) Microsoft Azure
3 5 (62.50%) MongoDB
3 5 (62.50%) NoSQL
3 5 (62.50%) Oracle Database
4 4 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
4 4 (50.00%) SQL
4 4 (50.00%) Change Management
5 3 (37.50%) BusinessObjects
5 3 (37.50%) Windows
5 3 (37.50%) Linux
5 3 (37.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 3 (37.50%) Data Guard
5 3 (37.50%) Non-Functional Testing
5 3 (37.50%) High Availability
5 3 (37.50%) Oracle RMAN
5 3 (37.50%) PostgreSQL
5 3 (37.50%) Oracle Database 11g
5 3 (37.50%) Oracle Database 12c
6 2 (25.00%) Mentoring
6 2 (25.00%) SQL Server 2014
6 2 (25.00%) User Acceptance Testing
6 2 (25.00%) SQL Server 2005
6 2 (25.00%) Functional Testing
6 2 (25.00%) Windows Server 2012
6 2 (25.00%) Business Intelligence

SQL Server 2008
Top Related IT Skills in Winchester by Category

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Winchester 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 5 (62.50%) WebLogic
Cloud Services
1 5 (62.50%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 5 (62.50%) MongoDB
2 5 (62.50%) NoSQL
2 5 (62.50%) Oracle Database
3 3 (37.50%) BusinessObjects
3 3 (37.50%) Oracle Database 11g
3 3 (37.50%) Oracle Database 12c
3 3 (37.50%) PostgreSQL
4 2 (25.00%) SQL Server 2005
4 2 (25.00%) SQL Server 2014
General
1 1 (12.50%) Banking
1 1 (12.50%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 3 (37.50%) Analyst
1 3 (37.50%) DBA
1 3 (37.50%) Oracle DBA
1 3 (37.50%) Test Analyst
2 2 (25.00%) Senior Analyst
2 2 (25.00%) Senior Test Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) SQL Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 2 (25.00%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 3 (37.50%) Linux
1 3 (37.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
1 3 (37.50%) Windows
2 2 (25.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (50.00%) Change Management
2 3 (37.50%) High Availability
2 3 (37.50%) Non-Functional Testing
3 2 (25.00%) Business Intelligence
3 2 (25.00%) Functional Testing
3 2 (25.00%) Mentoring
3 2 (25.00%) User Acceptance Testing
4 1 (12.50%) Defect Management
4 1 (12.50%) ITSM
4 1 (12.50%) Service Management
4 1 (12.50%) Test Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (50.00%) SQL
System Software
1 4 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 3 (37.50%) Data Guard
1 3 (37.50%) Oracle RMAN
Vendors
1 6 (75.00%) VMware
2 5 (62.50%) Microsoft
2 5 (62.50%) Oracle
3 1 (12.50%) Red Hat