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 24 February 2017 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
24 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft SQL Server 2008
East of England / Bedfordshire
Rank 32 37 45
Rank change year-on-year
+5 +8
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 2008 5 2 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 1.81% 0.62% 0.75%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 14.71% 5.88% 5.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 3
Median daily rate £350 - £350
90% offered a daily rate of more than £330 - £280
10% offered a daily rate of more than £370 - £370
UK excluding London median daily rate £360 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Median hourly rate - £42.50 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £39.50 £42.50 £28.69
% change year-on-year
-7.05% +48.13%

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
34 34 53
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 12.27% 10.56% 13.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 20 39
Median daily rate £375 £375 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- -9.09%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £265 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £575 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £370
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +1.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 6 0
Median hourly rate - £42.50 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £38.00 £32.50 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+16.92% -

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
Contract Job Locations in Bedfordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing SQL Server 2008 within the Bedfordshire region over the 3 months to 24 February 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Dunstable - 3 - -
Bedford - 2 £350 - 1
SQL Server 2008
East of England

SQL Server 2008
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire

For the 6 months to 24 February 2017, 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 7 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 4 (57.14%) ITIL
2 4 (57.14%) Windows
3 3 (42.86%) Service Delivery
3 3 (42.86%) People Management
3 3 (42.86%) SQL Server 2012
4 2 (28.57%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 2 (28.57%) SQL
4 2 (28.57%) T-SQL
4 2 (28.57%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 2 (28.57%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (14.29%) Exchange Server 2003
5 1 (14.29%) .NET Framework
5 1 (14.29%) jQuery
5 1 (14.29%) SQL Server 2005
5 1 (14.29%) Retail
5 1 (14.29%) Telerik
5 1 (14.29%) .NET
5 1 (14.29%) MS Office
5 1 (14.29%) MVC
5 1 (14.29%) VMware
5 1 (14.29%) MS Exchange
5 1 (14.29%) Active Directory
5 1 (14.29%) Citrix
5 1 (14.29%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (14.29%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (14.29%) XenApp
5 1 (14.29%) XenServer
5 1 (14.29%) Windows 7
5 1 (14.29%) Exchange Server 2010

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 1 (14.29%) Exchange Server 2003
1 1 (14.29%) Exchange Server 2010
1 1 (14.29%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 1 (14.29%) MS Office
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 3 (42.86%) SQL Server 2012
3 2 (28.57%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 2 (28.57%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 2 (28.57%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (14.29%) SQL Server 2005
4 1 (14.29%) SQL Server 2014
General
1 1 (14.29%) Retail
Job Titles
1 3 (42.86%) Operations Manager
2 2 (28.57%) DBA
2 2 (28.57%) SQL DBA
3 1 (14.29%) .NET Developer
3 1 (14.29%) Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) Developer
3 1 (14.29%) ITIL Manager
3 1 (14.29%) Service Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) Service Desk Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) Service Manager
3 1 (14.29%) Support Manager
3 1 (14.29%) Technical Manager
3 1 (14.29%) Technical Operations Manager
3 1 (14.29%) Technical Support
3 1 (14.29%) Technical Support Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (14.29%) .NET
1 1 (14.29%) .NET Framework
1 1 (14.29%) AngularJS
1 1 (14.29%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 1 (14.29%) Driving Licence
Operating Systems
1 4 (57.14%) Windows
2 1 (14.29%) Windows 7
2 1 (14.29%) Windows Server
2 1 (14.29%) Windows Server 2003
2 1 (14.29%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (57.14%) ITIL
2 3 (42.86%) People Management
2 3 (42.86%) Service Delivery
3 1 (14.29%) Continuous Improvement
3 1 (14.29%) Mobile Development
3 1 (14.29%) MVC
Programming Languages
1 2 (28.57%) SQL
1 2 (28.57%) T-SQL
System Software
1 1 (14.29%) Active Directory
1 1 (14.29%) XenApp
1 1 (14.29%) XenServer
Vendors
1 1 (14.29%) Citrix
1 1 (14.29%) Telerik
1 1 (14.29%) VMware