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 1 July 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
1 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft SQL Server 2008
Rank 112 112 76
Rank change year-on-year
0 -36
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 2008 11 10 47
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.47% 0.40% 1.88%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 3.32% 2.70% 11.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 8 32
Median daily rate £225 £356 £380
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-36.84% -6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £141 £204 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £315 £400 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £328 £339
% change year-on-year
+6.87% -3.32%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £23.50 £23.00
% change year-on-year
+27.65% +2.17%
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
331 371 416
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 14.12% 14.95% 16.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 184 214 197
Median daily rate £400 £388 £380
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.22% +1.97%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £225 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £501 £500 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £355 £350
% change year-on-year
+5.63% +1.42%
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 3 5
Median hourly rate £9.50 £17.00 £13.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-44.11% +30.76%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.00 £17.00 £9.10
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.36 £18.80 £117.70
UK excluding London median hourly rate £31.59 £28.13 £29.50
% change year-on-year
+12.30% -4.66%

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 1 July 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 1 July 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 4 £251 -18.95%
Slough +4 2 £175 -49.09% 1
SQL Server 2008
South East

SQL Server 2008
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 1 July 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 29 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 17 (58.62%) Microsoft
3 16 (55.17%) SQL
4 12 (41.38%) Windows
5 11 (37.93%) SQL Server 2012
5 11 (37.93%) Windows Server
6 10 (34.48%) Agile Software Development
7 9 (31.03%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 8 (27.59%) SQL Server 2005
8 8 (27.59%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 8 (27.59%) ITIL
8 8 (27.59%) Linux
8 8 (27.59%) Business Intelligence
8 8 (27.59%) Windows Server 2012
8 8 (27.59%) Windows Server 2008
8 8 (27.59%) Windows 7
9 7 (24.14%) C#
10 6 (20.69%) T-SQL
10 6 (20.69%) Data Warehouse
10 6 (20.69%) Active Directory
11 5 (17.24%) Migration
11 5 (17.24%) Finance
11 5 (17.24%) SLA
11 5 (17.24%) Cisco
11 5 (17.24%) MS Exchange
11 5 (17.24%) ETL
11 5 (17.24%) Team Foundation Server
11 5 (17.24%) Kimball Methodology
11 5 (17.24%) Power BI
12 4 (13.79%) SQL Server 2014

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 (17.24%) MS Exchange
2 4 (13.79%) Exchange Server 2010
3 3 (10.34%) Exchange Server 2003
3 3 (10.34%) Exchange Server 2007
3 3 (10.34%) SharePoint
3 3 (10.34%) SharePoint 2013
4 2 (6.90%) SharePoint 2010
4 2 (6.90%) SharePoint Server
5 1 (3.45%) CMS
5 1 (3.45%) IIS
5 1 (3.45%) Sitecore CMS
5 1 (3.45%) Skype for Business
5 1 (3.45%) WebSphere
Applications
1 4 (13.79%) MS Office
2 1 (3.45%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (3.45%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 4 (13.79%) Office 365
2 2 (6.90%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 4 (13.79%) VPN
2 3 (10.34%) DHCP
2 3 (10.34%) DNS
2 3 (10.34%) VoIP
2 3 (10.34%) Wireless
3 2 (6.90%) Firewall
4 1 (3.45%) Broadband
4 1 (3.45%) IMAP
4 1 (3.45%) LAN
4 1 (3.45%) Network Security
4 1 (3.45%) SAN
4 1 (3.45%) SMTP
4 1 (3.45%) TCP/IP
4 1 (3.45%) WAN
4 1 (3.45%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 29 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 11 (37.93%) SQL Server 2012
3 9 (31.03%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 8 (27.59%) SQL Server 2005
4 8 (27.59%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 6 (20.69%) Data Warehouse
6 5 (17.24%) Power BI
7 4 (13.79%) SQL Server 2014
8 2 (6.90%) Oracle Database
8 2 (6.90%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 1 (3.45%) Azure SQL Database
9 1 (3.45%) Big Data
9 1 (3.45%) Hadoop
9 1 (3.45%) MS Access
9 1 (3.45%) Relational Database
9 1 (3.45%) Star Schema
Development Applications
1 5 (17.24%) Team Foundation Server
2 4 (13.79%) Visual Studio
General
1 5 (17.24%) Finance
2 4 (13.79%) Local Government
3 2 (6.90%) Telecoms
4 1 (3.45%) Electronics
4 1 (3.45%) Manufacturing
4 1 (3.45%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 13 (44.83%) Developer
2 7 (24.14%) Support Engineer
3 6 (20.69%) C# Developer
4 5 (17.24%) Business Intelligence Developer
4 5 (17.24%) Windows Engineer
5 4 (13.79%) Applications Developer
5 4 (13.79%) C# Application Developer
5 4 (13.79%) Windows Support Engineer
6 2 (6.90%) .NET Developer
6 2 (6.90%) Analyst
6 2 (6.90%) DBA
6 2 (6.90%) Field Engineer
6 2 (6.90%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 2 (6.90%) Linux Engineer
6 2 (6.90%) Linux Support
6 2 (6.90%) Linux Support Engineer
6 2 (6.90%) SQL DBA
6 2 (6.90%) Team Leader
6 2 (6.90%) VMware Engineer
7 1 (3.45%) C# Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (13.79%) WinForms
2 3 (10.34%) .NET
2 3 (10.34%) Web Services
3 2 (6.90%) CSS
3 2 (6.90%) HTML
3 2 (6.90%) jQuery
3 2 (6.90%) WCF
3 2 (6.90%) WPF
3 2 (6.90%) XML
4 1 (3.45%) MAPI
4 1 (3.45%) MDX
4 1 (3.45%) WebCenter
Miscellaneous
1 4 (13.79%) Driving Licence
2 2 (6.90%) Clustering
2 2 (6.90%) Enterprise Storage
3 1 (3.45%) Data Centre
3 1 (3.45%) Data Integration
3 1 (3.45%) Data Structures
3 1 (3.45%) FMCG
3 1 (3.45%) Management Information System
3 1 (3.45%) Public Cloud
3 1 (3.45%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 12 (41.38%) Windows
2 11 (37.93%) Windows Server
3 8 (27.59%) Linux
3 8 (27.59%) Windows 7
3 8 (27.59%) Windows Server 2008
3 8 (27.59%) Windows Server 2012
4 4 (13.79%) Windows 8
5 3 (10.34%) Windows Server 2003
6 2 (6.90%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 2 (6.90%) Unix
6 2 (6.90%) Windows 10
6 2 (6.90%) Windows XP
7 1 (3.45%) AIX
7 1 (3.45%) CentOS
7 1 (3.45%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (34.48%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (27.59%) Business Intelligence
2 8 (27.59%) ITIL
3 5 (17.24%) ETL
3 5 (17.24%) Kimball Methodology
3 5 (17.24%) Migration
4 4 (13.79%) Incident Management
5 3 (10.34%) Change Control
6 2 (6.90%) Data Management
6 2 (6.90%) ERP
6 2 (6.90%) High Availability
6 2 (6.90%) Performance Tuning
7 1 (3.45%) Coaching
7 1 (3.45%) Data Modelling
7 1 (3.45%) Line Management
7 1 (3.45%) Mentoring
7 1 (3.45%) Patch Management
7 1 (3.45%) Process Improvement
7 1 (3.45%) Root Cause Analysis
7 1 (3.45%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 16 (55.17%) SQL
2 7 (24.14%) C#
3 6 (20.69%) T-SQL
4 2 (6.90%) JavaScript
4 2 (6.90%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 2 (6.90%) Security Cleared
1 2 (6.90%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 1 (3.45%) DV Cleared
2 1 (3.45%) SC Cleared
2 1 (3.45%) VCP5
2 1 (3.45%) VERITAS Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (17.24%) SLA
System Software
1 6 (20.69%) Active Directory
2 2 (6.90%) Forefront TMG
2 2 (6.90%) ISA Server
2 2 (6.90%) Virtual Machines
2 2 (6.90%) VMware ESX
2 2 (6.90%) vSphere
2 2 (6.90%) XenApp
2 2 (6.90%) XenDesktop
3 1 (3.45%) Hyper-V
3 1 (3.45%) UAG
3 1 (3.45%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (6.90%) WSUS
2 1 (3.45%) Backup Exec
2 1 (3.45%) cPanel
2 1 (3.45%) HP Data Protector
2 1 (3.45%) SCCM
2 1 (3.45%) SCOM
2 1 (3.45%) ServiceCenter
2 1 (3.45%) Tivoli
2 1 (3.45%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 17 (58.62%) Microsoft
2 5 (17.24%) Cisco
3 4 (13.79%) Citrix
3 4 (13.79%) Infragistics
3 4 (13.79%) Oracle
3 4 (13.79%) Remedy
3 4 (13.79%) VMware
4 3 (10.34%) HP
4 3 (10.34%) IBM
5 2 (6.90%) Dell
5 2 (6.90%) NetApp
5 2 (6.90%) Red Hat
6 1 (3.45%) CheckPoint
6 1 (3.45%) Kaspersky
6 1 (3.45%) SAP
6 1 (3.45%) ServiceNow
6 1 (3.45%) Sitecore
6 1 (3.45%) Symantec
6 1 (3.45%) Teradata
6 1 (3.45%) Veritas
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