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 10 December 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
10 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft SQL Server 2008
Rank 103 100 84
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -16
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 2008 8 19 39
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.40% 0.75% 1.48%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 2.50% 5.43% 9.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 17 23
Median daily rate £425 £388 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.67% +6.89%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £401 £319 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £568 £625 £445
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £26.50 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.50 £20.00 £33.50
% change year-on-year
+102.50% -40.29%
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
320 350 405
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 16.02% 13.73% 15.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 190 205 240
Median daily rate £425 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £310 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £500 £490
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £385 £363
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +6.20%
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 24 6
Median hourly rate £9.50 £11.42 £39.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-16.77% -71.10%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £38.00 £25.00 £33.50
% change year-on-year
+52.00% -25.37%

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 10 December 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 10 December 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 -4 3 £500 +29.87%
Bracknell - 1 £401 -
SQL Server 2008
South East

SQL Server 2008
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 10 December 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 33 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 18 (54.55%) SQL
2 18 (54.55%) SQL Server 2012
3 14 (42.42%) Windows
4 13 (39.39%) Migration
4 13 (39.39%) VMware
5 12 (36.36%) Microsoft
6 11 (33.33%) SAP
7 9 (27.27%) ETL
7 9 (27.27%) DNS
7 9 (27.27%) Electronics
7 9 (27.27%) Windows Server 2012
7 9 (27.27%) VMware Infrastructure
8 8 (24.24%) Windows Server 2008
8 8 (24.24%) Windows Server
8 8 (24.24%) Finance
8 8 (24.24%) Active Directory
8 8 (24.24%) Cisco
8 8 (24.24%) Windows Server 2003
8 8 (24.24%) T-SQL
9 7 (21.21%) BAPI
9 7 (21.21%) LSMW
9 7 (21.21%) Data Conversion
9 7 (21.21%) SAP Data Services
10 6 (18.18%) Data Extraction
10 6 (18.18%) Data Migration
10 6 (18.18%) PowerShell
10 6 (18.18%) Data Centre
10 6 (18.18%) Validation
10 6 (18.18%) SAP FI

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 5 (15.15%) Exchange Server 2007
1 5 (15.15%) Exchange Server 2010
1 5 (15.15%) Exchange Server 2013
1 5 (15.15%) MS Exchange
1 5 (15.15%) Skype for Business
2 4 (12.12%) Apache
2 4 (12.12%) IIS
3 2 (6.06%) SharePoint
4 1 (3.03%) SharePoint 2013
4 1 (3.03%) Tomcat
4 1 (3.03%) Tuxedo
4 1 (3.03%) WebSphere
Applications
1 5 (15.15%) MS Excel
2 2 (6.06%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 6 (18.18%) SAP FI
2 4 (12.12%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 3 (9.09%) SAP APO
4 1 (3.03%) SAP ERP
4 1 (3.03%) SAP MDM
4 1 (3.03%) SAP MM
4 1 (3.03%) SAP SD
Cloud Services
1 4 (12.12%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (9.09%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (3.03%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 9 (27.27%) DNS
2 5 (15.15%) Cisco IOS
2 5 (15.15%) DHCP
2 5 (15.15%) LAN
2 5 (15.15%) Skype
2 5 (15.15%) SMTP
2 5 (15.15%) WAN
3 4 (12.12%) FTP
3 4 (12.12%) HTTP
3 4 (12.12%) HTTPS
3 4 (12.12%) Internet
3 4 (12.12%) SSH
3 4 (12.12%) SSL
3 4 (12.12%) TCP/IP
3 4 (12.12%) Telnet
4 2 (6.06%) VoIP
4 2 (6.06%) VPN
4 2 (6.06%) Wireless
5 1 (3.03%) Firewall
5 1 (3.03%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 33 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 18 (54.55%) SQL Server 2012
3 7 (21.21%) SAP Data Services
4 5 (15.15%) Oracle Database
5 4 (12.12%) MySQL
5 4 (12.12%) Oracle Database 12c
6 3 (9.09%) SQL Server 2014
6 3 (9.09%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 3 (9.09%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 2 (6.06%) Data Warehouse
7 2 (6.06%) Power BI
7 2 (6.06%) SQL Server 2005
8 1 (3.03%) Microsoft Analysis Services
8 1 (3.03%) OLAP
8 1 (3.03%) OLAP Cube
8 1 (3.03%) PerformancePoint
8 1 (3.03%) Relational Database
8 1 (3.03%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 7 (21.21%) LSMW
General
1 9 (27.27%) Electronics
2 8 (24.24%) Finance
3 4 (12.12%) Manufacturing
3 4 (12.12%) Marketing
3 4 (12.12%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 12 (36.36%) Consultant
2 7 (21.21%) Data Consultant
2 7 (21.21%) SAP Consultant
2 7 (21.21%) SAP Data Consultant
3 6 (18.18%) Data Migration Consultant
3 6 (18.18%) Developer
3 6 (18.18%) Migration Consultant
3 6 (18.18%) SAP Data Migration Consultant
3 6 (18.18%) SAP Migration Consultant
4 5 (15.15%) Active Directory Consultant
4 5 (15.15%) Infrastructure Consultant
4 5 (15.15%) VMware Consultant
4 5 (15.15%) Windows Consultant
5 3 (9.09%) Exchange Consultant
6 2 (6.06%) .NET Developer
6 2 (6.06%) Business Intelligence Developer
6 2 (6.06%) Database Manager
6 2 (6.06%) ETL Developer
6 2 (6.06%) Project Manager
6 2 (6.06%) SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (21.21%) BAPI
2 5 (15.15%) HTML
2 5 (15.15%) Web Services
3 4 (12.12%) .NET
3 4 (12.12%) CSS
3 4 (12.12%) LAMP
4 1 (3.03%) AngularJS
4 1 (3.03%) ASP.NET
4 1 (3.03%) MDX
4 1 (3.03%) Middleware
4 1 (3.03%) WCF
4 1 (3.03%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 7 (21.21%) Data Conversion
2 6 (18.18%) Data Centre
2 6 (18.18%) Data Extraction
3 3 (9.09%) AS400
3 3 (9.09%) Data Structures
4 2 (6.06%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (3.03%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
Operating Systems
1 14 (42.42%) Windows
2 9 (27.27%) Windows Server 2012
3 8 (24.24%) Windows Server
3 8 (24.24%) Windows Server 2003
3 8 (24.24%) Windows Server 2008
4 5 (15.15%) Android
5 4 (12.12%) Linux
5 4 (12.12%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 3 (9.09%) Windows 7
6 3 (9.09%) Windows XP
7 1 (3.03%) Debian
7 1 (3.03%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (39.39%) Migration
2 9 (27.27%) ETL
3 6 (18.18%) Business Intelligence
3 6 (18.18%) Data Migration
3 6 (18.18%) Validation
4 5 (15.15%) Data Centre Operations
4 5 (15.15%) Data Cleansing
4 5 (15.15%) Infrastructure Monitoring
4 5 (15.15%) Mobile Device Management
4 5 (15.15%) Multi-Factor Authentication
4 5 (15.15%) Two-Factor Authentication
4 5 (15.15%) Virtual Infrastructure
5 4 (12.12%) Digital Marketing
5 4 (12.12%) Programme Management
6 3 (9.09%) DevOps
6 3 (9.09%) Stakeholder Management
7 2 (6.06%) Business Continuity
7 2 (6.06%) Multithreading
7 2 (6.06%) Project Management
7 2 (6.06%) Risk Assessment
Programming Languages
1 18 (54.55%) SQL
2 8 (24.24%) T-SQL
3 6 (18.18%) PowerShell
4 5 (15.15%) VB
5 4 (12.12%) Bash Shell
5 4 (12.12%) C#
5 4 (12.12%) JavaScript
5 4 (12.12%) PHP
6 1 (3.03%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 1 (3.03%) ITIL Certification
1 1 (3.03%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
1 1 (3.03%) SC Cleared
1 1 (3.03%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (15.15%) Data Quality
2 1 (3.03%) GxP
2 1 (3.03%) QA
2 1 (3.03%) SLA
System Software
1 9 (27.27%) VMware Infrastructure
2 8 (24.24%) Active Directory
3 5 (15.15%) Oracle RAC
4 3 (9.09%) Xen
5 2 (6.06%) Virtual Machines
6 1 (3.03%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 5 (15.15%) AirWatch
1 5 (15.15%) NetBackup
1 5 (15.15%) Norton AntiVirus
1 5 (15.15%) WSUS
Vendors
1 13 (39.39%) VMware
2 12 (36.36%) Microsoft
3 11 (33.33%) SAP
4 8 (24.24%) Cisco
5 6 (18.18%) HP
6 5 (15.15%) MobileIron
6 5 (15.15%) Oracle
6 5 (15.15%) Symantec
7 4 (12.12%) Red Hat
8 2 (6.06%) Citrix
9 1 (3.03%) Dell
9 1 (3.03%) Extreme Networks
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