The table below looks at the statistics for SQL Server 2008 skills in IT contracts advertised for the Basingstoke region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SQL Server 2008 over the 3 months to 26 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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
26 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft SQL Server 2008
Rank 42 28 29
Rank change year-on-year
-14 +1
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 2008 2 2 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Basingstoke 0.56% 1.04% 1.49%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 4.65% 5.71% 5.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 2 1
Median daily rate £425 £294 £313
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+44.68% -6.00%
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £325 £330
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -1.51%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £26.00 £22.00 £26.00
% change year-on-year
+18.18% -15.38%
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 Basingstoke region.

Database & Business Intelligence Category
Basingstoke
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Database & Business Intelligence category
43 35 54
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Basingstoke 12.11% 18.13% 26.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 24 27 35
Median daily rate £400 £338 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+18.51% +12.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £225 £158
10% offered a daily rate of more than £440 £475 £406
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £365 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.16% +4.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £33.50 £23.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
+45.65% -28.12%

SQL Server 2008
Jobs Demand Trend in Basingstoke

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Basingstoke region citing SQL Server 2008 as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Database & Business Intelligence category.

SQL Server 2008 Jobs Demand Trend in Basingstoke

SQL Server 2008
Daily Rate Trend in Basingstoke

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

SQL Server 2008 Daily Rate Trend in Basingstoke

SQL Server 2008
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Basingstoke

For the 6 months to 26 May 2016, IT contractor jobs citing SQL Server 2008 also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Basingstoke region with a requirement for SQL Server 2008.

1 3 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 3 (100.00%) Windows
1 3 (100.00%) Cisco
1 3 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 3 (100.00%) VMware
1 3 (100.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 3 (100.00%) SCCM
1 3 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (66.67%) SQL Server 2012
2 2 (66.67%) SCOM
2 2 (66.67%) Oracle Database
2 2 (66.67%) Oracle
2 2 (66.67%) Windows Server
2 2 (66.67%) Configuration Management
2 2 (66.67%) PKI
2 2 (66.67%) Microsoft
2 2 (66.67%) Oracle Database 10g
2 2 (66.67%) MS Exchange
2 2 (66.67%) LAN
2 2 (66.67%) SharePoint
3 1 (33.33%) Client/Server
3 1 (33.33%) Linux
3 1 (33.33%) MCSE
3 1 (33.33%) IIS
3 1 (33.33%) MS Office
3 1 (33.33%) VBScript
3 1 (33.33%) .NET
3 1 (33.33%) WAN
3 1 (33.33%) DHCP
3 1 (33.33%) VPN

SQL Server 2008
Top Related IT Skills in Basingstoke by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 2 (66.67%) MS Exchange
1 2 (66.67%) SharePoint
2 1 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (33.33%) IIS
2 1 (33.33%) WebSphere
Applications
1 1 (33.33%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 2 (66.67%) LAN
2 1 (33.33%) DHCP
2 1 (33.33%) DNS
2 1 (33.33%) VPN
2 1 (33.33%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 2 (66.67%) Oracle Database
2 2 (66.67%) Oracle Database 10g
2 2 (66.67%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (33.33%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 1 (33.33%) StarTeam
Job Titles
1 1 (33.33%) Analyst
1 1 (33.33%) Infrastructure Engineer
1 1 (33.33%) Integration Engineer
1 1 (33.33%) Senior Analyst
1 1 (33.33%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
1 1 (33.33%) Senior Test Analyst
1 1 (33.33%) Technical Infrastructure Engineer
1 1 (33.33%) Technical Leader
1 1 (33.33%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (33.33%) .NET
1 1 (33.33%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 2 (66.67%) PKI
2 1 (33.33%) Client/Server
2 1 (33.33%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 3 (100.00%) Windows
1 3 (100.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 2 (66.67%) Windows Server
3 1 (33.33%) Linux
3 1 (33.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (33.33%) Windows 7
3 1 (33.33%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) Configuration Management
2 1 (33.33%) Functional Testing
2 1 (33.33%) High Availability
2 1 (33.33%) Load Balancing
2 1 (33.33%) Operations Management
2 1 (33.33%) Software Testing
2 1 (33.33%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 1 (33.33%) PowerShell
1 1 (33.33%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 1 (33.33%) ISEB
1 1 (33.33%) ISTQB
1 1 (33.33%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
1 1 (33.33%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
1 1 (33.33%) MCSE
1 1 (33.33%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (33.33%) SC Cleared
1 1 (33.33%) Security Cleared
1 1 (33.33%) VCP4
1 1 (33.33%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
System Software
1 3 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 3 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (33.33%) VMware ESX
2 1 (33.33%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 3 (100.00%) SCCM
2 2 (66.67%) SCOM
3 1 (33.33%) vMotion
Vendors
1 3 (100.00%) Cisco
1 3 (100.00%) VMware
2 2 (66.67%) Microsoft
2 2 (66.67%) Oracle
3 1 (33.33%) Borland
3 1 (33.33%) Citrix
3 1 (33.33%) CommVault
3 1 (33.33%) IBM
3 1 (33.33%) Juniper
3 1 (33.33%) NetApp
3 1 (33.33%) Red Hat