The table below looks at the statistics for SQL Server 2008 skills in IT contracts advertised for the Bedfordshire region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SQL Server 2008 over the 3 months to 3 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
3 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft SQL Server 2008
Rank - 43 43
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 2008 0 1 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedfordshire - 0.25% 0.68%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category - 1.20% 5.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 1
Median daily rate - - £278
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 1
Median hourly rate - £39.25 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +124.28%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £23.75 £25.00 £33.75
% change year-on-year
-5.00% -25.92%
SQL Server 2008
East of England

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 Bedfordshire region.

Database & Business Intelligence Category
Bedfordshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Database & Business Intelligence category
32 83 59
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 10.00% 20.96% 13.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 60 29
Median daily rate £383 £450 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-15.00% +20.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £338 £350 £268
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £608 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 3 1
Median hourly rate £33.25 £39.63 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-16.08% +126.42%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £34.50 £32.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+6.15% -7.14%

SQL Server 2008
Jobs Demand Trend in Bedfordshire

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Bedfordshire 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 Bedfordshire

SQL Server 2008
Daily Rate Trend in Bedfordshire

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

SQL Server 2008 Daily Rate Trend in Bedfordshire

SQL Server 2008
Hourly Rate Trend in Bedfordshire

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

SQL Server 2008 Hourly Rate Trend in Bedfordshire

SQL Server 2008
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire

For the 6 months to 3 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 Bedfordshire region with a requirement for SQL Server 2008.

1 3 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 2 (66.67%) SharePoint 2013
2 2 (66.67%) SharePoint 2010
2 2 (66.67%) SQL Server 2012
2 2 (66.67%) Windows Server 2012
2 2 (66.67%) Degree
2 2 (66.67%) SC Cleared
2 2 (66.67%) Security Cleared
2 2 (66.67%) PowerShell
2 2 (66.67%) Windows Server 2008
2 2 (66.67%) CSS
2 2 (66.67%) ITIL
2 2 (66.67%) Windows
2 2 (66.67%) SharePoint
2 2 (66.67%) Aerospace
2 2 (66.67%) Security Patching
2 2 (66.67%) SQL Server 2014
2 2 (66.67%) Windows Server
2 2 (66.67%) JavaScript
3 1 (33.33%) Legal
3 1 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (33.33%) TDD
3 1 (33.33%) Business Analysis
3 1 (33.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (33.33%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (33.33%) ETL
3 1 (33.33%) Business Intelligence
3 1 (33.33%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (33.33%) Test Scripting
3 1 (33.33%) Continuous Integration

SQL Server 2008
Top Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire 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%) SharePoint
1 2 (66.67%) SharePoint 2010
1 2 (66.67%) SharePoint 2013
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 2 (66.67%) SQL Server 2012
2 2 (66.67%) SQL Server 2014
3 1 (33.33%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (33.33%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
3 1 (33.33%) OLAP
3 1 (33.33%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 1 (33.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 1 (33.33%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 2 (66.67%) Aerospace
2 1 (33.33%) Legal
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Administrator
1 2 (66.67%) SharePoint Administrator
2 1 (33.33%) Developer
2 1 (33.33%) SQL Developer
2 1 (33.33%) SQL Server Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (66.67%) CSS
Operating Systems
1 2 (66.67%) Windows
1 2 (66.67%) Windows Server
1 2 (66.67%) Windows Server 2008
1 2 (66.67%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) ITIL
1 2 (66.67%) Security Patching
2 1 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (33.33%) Business Analysis
2 1 (33.33%) Business Intelligence
2 1 (33.33%) Continuous Integration
2 1 (33.33%) ETL
2 1 (33.33%) Kimball Methodology
2 1 (33.33%) TDD
2 1 (33.33%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 2 (66.67%) JavaScript
1 2 (66.67%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 2 (66.67%) Degree
1 2 (66.67%) SC Cleared
1 2 (66.67%) Security Cleared