The table below looks at the statistics for SQL Server 2008 skills in IT contracts advertised for the Berkshire region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SQL Server 2008 over the 3 months to 28 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
28 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft SQL Server 2008
Rank 119 104 60
Rank change year-on-year
-15 -44
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 2008 9 17 62
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.36% 0.66% 2.46%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 2.70% 4.45% 13.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 14 46
Median daily rate £281 £350 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-19.85% -6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £141 £196 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £390 £450 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £325 £338
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £32.50 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £26.00 £22.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
+18.18% -12.00%
SQL Server 2008
South East

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 Berkshire region.

Database & Business Intelligence Category
Berkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Database & Business Intelligence category
333 382 459
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 13.48% 14.89% 18.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 202 231 237
Median daily rate £425 £400 £380
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +5.26%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £263 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £525 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £365 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.84% +4.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 5 9
Median hourly rate £11.25 £19.00 £12.13
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-40.78% +56.70%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.50 £15.80 £9.10
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.20 £32.50 £30.90
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.66 £23.00 £31.50
% change year-on-year
+41.97% -26.98%

SQL Server 2008
Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Berkshire 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 Berkshire

SQL Server 2008
Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

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

SQL Server 2008 Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

SQL Server 2008
Daily Rate Histogram in Berkshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing SQL Server 2008 across the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 28 May 2016.

SQL Server 2008 Daily Rate Histogram in Berkshire

SQL Server 2008
Hourly Rate Trend in Berkshire

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

SQL Server 2008 Hourly Rate Trend in Berkshire

SQL Server 2008
Contract Job Locations in Berkshire

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 Berkshire region over the 3 months to 28 May 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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
Reading +1 3 £251 -22.69% 4
Slough +4 1 £125 -69.69%
SQL Server 2008
South East

SQL Server 2008
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 28 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 Berkshire region with a requirement for SQL Server 2008.

1 28 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 16 (57.14%) SQL
3 15 (53.57%) Microsoft
4 11 (39.29%) Windows
4 11 (39.29%) SQL Server 2012
5 10 (35.71%) Agile Software Development
5 10 (35.71%) Windows Server 2008
6 9 (32.14%) Windows Server
7 8 (28.57%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 8 (28.57%) Linux
7 8 (28.57%) ITIL
7 8 (28.57%) Business Intelligence
8 7 (25.00%) MS Exchange
8 7 (25.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 7 (25.00%) Windows Server 2012
9 6 (21.43%) Windows 7
9 6 (21.43%) SQL Server 2005
9 6 (21.43%) VMware
9 6 (21.43%) SLA
9 6 (21.43%) Data Warehouse
9 6 (21.43%) T-SQL
9 6 (21.43%) C#
10 5 (17.86%) ETL
10 5 (17.86%) Finance
10 5 (17.86%) Active Directory
10 5 (17.86%) Exchange Server 2003
10 5 (17.86%) Team Foundation Server
10 5 (17.86%) Exchange Server 2010
10 5 (17.86%) Kimball Methodology
10 5 (17.86%) Power BI

SQL Server 2008
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire 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 7 (25.00%) MS Exchange
2 5 (17.86%) Exchange Server 2003
2 5 (17.86%) Exchange Server 2010
3 4 (14.29%) Exchange Server 2007
4 2 (7.14%) SharePoint
4 2 (7.14%) SharePoint 2010
4 2 (7.14%) SharePoint 2013
4 2 (7.14%) SharePoint Server
5 1 (3.57%) CMS
5 1 (3.57%) IIS
5 1 (3.57%) Sitecore CMS
5 1 (3.57%) Skype for Business
5 1 (3.57%) WebSphere
Applications
1 1 (3.57%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (3.57%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 3 (10.71%) Office 365
2 2 (7.14%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 4 (14.29%) DHCP
1 4 (14.29%) DNS
2 2 (7.14%) Firewall
2 2 (7.14%) SAN
2 2 (7.14%) VPN
3 1 (3.57%) Broadband
3 1 (3.57%) IMAP
3 1 (3.57%) LAN
3 1 (3.57%) SMTP
3 1 (3.57%) TCP/IP
3 1 (3.57%) VoIP
3 1 (3.57%) WAN
3 1 (3.57%) Wi-Fi
3 1 (3.57%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 28 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 11 (39.29%) SQL Server 2012
3 8 (28.57%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 7 (25.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 6 (21.43%) Data Warehouse
5 6 (21.43%) SQL Server 2005
6 5 (17.86%) Power BI
7 4 (14.29%) SQL Server 2014
8 2 (7.14%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 1 (3.57%) Azure SQL Database
9 1 (3.57%) Big Data
9 1 (3.57%) Hadoop
9 1 (3.57%) MS Access
9 1 (3.57%) Oracle Database
9 1 (3.57%) Relational Database
9 1 (3.57%) Star Schema
Development Applications
1 5 (17.86%) Team Foundation Server
2 4 (14.29%) Visual Studio
General
1 5 (17.86%) Finance
2 4 (14.29%) Local Government
3 2 (7.14%) Telecoms
4 1 (3.57%) Electronics
4 1 (3.57%) Law
4 1 (3.57%) Manufacturing
4 1 (3.57%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 12 (42.86%) Developer
2 7 (25.00%) Support Engineer
3 6 (21.43%) C# Developer
4 5 (17.86%) Business Intelligence Developer
4 5 (17.86%) Windows Engineer
5 4 (14.29%) Applications Developer
5 4 (14.29%) C# Application Developer
5 4 (14.29%) Windows Support Engineer
6 3 (10.71%) Team Leader
6 3 (10.71%) VMware Engineer
7 2 (7.14%) 3rd Line Engineer
7 2 (7.14%) Field Engineer
7 2 (7.14%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 2 (7.14%) Linux Engineer
7 2 (7.14%) Linux Support
7 2 (7.14%) Linux Support Engineer
7 2 (7.14%) Server Engineer
7 2 (7.14%) SQL DBA
7 2 (7.14%) Support Team Leader
7 2 (7.14%) VMware Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (14.29%) WinForms
2 2 (7.14%) .NET
2 2 (7.14%) CSS
2 2 (7.14%) HTML
2 2 (7.14%) jQuery
2 2 (7.14%) Web Services
2 2 (7.14%) XML
3 1 (3.57%) MAPI
3 1 (3.57%) MDX
3 1 (3.57%) WCF
3 1 (3.57%) WebCenter
3 1 (3.57%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 4 (14.29%) Clustering
1 4 (14.29%) Driving Licence
2 3 (10.71%) Enterprise Storage
3 2 (7.14%) Data Centre
4 1 (3.57%) Data Integration
4 1 (3.57%) Data Structures
4 1 (3.57%) FMCG
4 1 (3.57%) Public Cloud
4 1 (3.57%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 11 (39.29%) Windows
2 10 (35.71%) Windows Server 2008
3 9 (32.14%) Windows Server
4 8 (28.57%) Linux
5 7 (25.00%) Windows Server 2012
6 6 (21.43%) Windows 7
7 4 (14.29%) Windows 8
7 4 (14.29%) Windows Server 2003
8 3 (10.71%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 3 (10.71%) Unix
9 2 (7.14%) AIX
9 2 (7.14%) Windows 10
10 1 (3.57%) CentOS
10 1 (3.57%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (35.71%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (28.57%) Business Intelligence
2 8 (28.57%) ITIL
3 5 (17.86%) ETL
3 5 (17.86%) Kimball Methodology
4 4 (14.29%) Incident Management
4 4 (14.29%) Migration
5 2 (7.14%) Change Management
5 2 (7.14%) Coaching
5 2 (7.14%) High Availability
5 2 (7.14%) Mentoring
5 2 (7.14%) Performance Tuning
5 2 (7.14%) Project Management
5 2 (7.14%) Risk Analysis
5 2 (7.14%) Root Cause Analysis
6 1 (3.57%) Analytics
6 1 (3.57%) Data Management
6 1 (3.57%) Programme Management
6 1 (3.57%) Scrum
6 1 (3.57%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 16 (57.14%) SQL
2 6 (21.43%) C#
2 6 (21.43%) T-SQL
3 2 (7.14%) JavaScript
4 1 (3.57%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 3 (10.71%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 2 (7.14%) VCP5
2 2 (7.14%) VERITAS Certified Professional (VCP)
3 1 (3.57%) DV Cleared
3 1 (3.57%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (21.43%) SLA
System Software
1 5 (17.86%) Active Directory
2 3 (10.71%) Forefront TMG
2 3 (10.71%) ISA Server
2 3 (10.71%) VMware ESX
2 3 (10.71%) vSphere
2 3 (10.71%) XenApp
2 3 (10.71%) XenDesktop
3 2 (7.14%) Hyper-V
3 2 (7.14%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (3.57%) UAG
Systems Management
1 3 (10.71%) WSUS
2 2 (7.14%) Backup Exec
2 2 (7.14%) HP Data Protector
2 2 (7.14%) ServiceCenter
2 2 (7.14%) Tivoli
2 2 (7.14%) Tivoli Storage Manager
3 1 (3.57%) cPanel
3 1 (3.57%) SCCM
Vendors
1 15 (53.57%) Microsoft
2 6 (21.43%) VMware
3 4 (14.29%) Cisco
3 4 (14.29%) HP
3 4 (14.29%) IBM
3 4 (14.29%) Infragistics
3 4 (14.29%) Oracle
3 4 (14.29%) Remedy
4 3 (10.71%) Citrix
4 3 (10.71%) Dell
4 3 (10.71%) NetApp
4 3 (10.71%) Red Hat
5 2 (7.14%) ServiceNow
5 2 (7.14%) Symantec
5 2 (7.14%) Veritas
6 1 (3.57%) CheckPoint
6 1 (3.57%) Kaspersky
6 1 (3.57%) SAP
6 1 (3.57%) Sitecore
6 1 (3.57%) Teradata
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