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 30 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
30 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft SQL Server 2008
Rank 107 111 81
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -30
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 2008 18 9 46
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.77% 0.35% 1.84%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 5.01% 2.31% 11.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 7 26
Median daily rate £407 £350 £335
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.28% +4.47%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £205 £199 £266
10% offered a daily rate of more than £443 £410 £455
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £329 £325
% change year-on-year
+6.46% +1.15%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £23.50 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+27.65% +17.50%
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
359 389 388
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 15.28% 15.15% 15.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 185 221 189
Median daily rate £400 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £311 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £480
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.44% +3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 3 2
Median hourly rate £9.50 £17.00 £100.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-44.11% -83.04%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.00 £17.00 £30.45
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.10 £22.40 £170.05
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.50 £28.06 £28.50
% change year-on-year
+1.55% -1.53%

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 30 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 30 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 +6 3 £338 +53.40% 2
Slough - 2 £175 -
Maidenhead +1 1 £463 +176.11% 1
SQL Server 2008
South East

SQL Server 2008
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 30 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 35 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 23 (65.71%) SQL
3 15 (42.86%) Microsoft
4 14 (40.00%) SQL Server 2012
5 11 (31.43%) Windows
6 10 (28.57%) T-SQL
6 10 (28.57%) Migration
6 10 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
7 9 (25.71%) ITIL
7 9 (25.71%) ETL
7 9 (25.71%) Windows Server
8 8 (22.86%) Windows Server 2012
8 8 (22.86%) Windows 7
8 8 (22.86%) Business Intelligence
8 8 (22.86%) Linux
8 8 (22.86%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 7 (20.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 7 (20.00%) C#
9 7 (20.00%) SAP
9 7 (20.00%) Windows Server 2008
10 6 (17.14%) Oracle
10 6 (17.14%) Data Warehouse
10 6 (17.14%) SQL Server 2005
10 6 (17.14%) Finance
11 5 (14.29%) VMware
11 5 (14.29%) BAPI
11 5 (14.29%) LSMW
11 5 (14.29%) MS Excel
11 5 (14.29%) SAP Data Services
11 5 (14.29%) Team Foundation Server

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 3 (8.57%) MS Exchange
1 3 (8.57%) SharePoint
1 3 (8.57%) SharePoint 2013
2 2 (5.71%) Exchange Server 2010
2 2 (5.71%) IIS
2 2 (5.71%) SharePoint 2010
2 2 (5.71%) SharePoint Server
2 2 (5.71%) WebSphere
3 1 (2.86%) Apache
3 1 (2.86%) CMS
3 1 (2.86%) Exchange Server 2003
3 1 (2.86%) Exchange Server 2007
3 1 (2.86%) Sitecore CMS
3 1 (2.86%) Skype for Business
3 1 (2.86%) Tuxedo
Applications
1 5 (14.29%) MS Excel
2 4 (11.43%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 4 (11.43%) SAP FI
2 3 (8.57%) SAP APO
3 2 (5.71%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 1 (2.86%) SAP ERP
4 1 (2.86%) SAP MDM
4 1 (2.86%) SAP MM
4 1 (2.86%) SAP SD
Cloud Services
1 4 (11.43%) Office 365
2 3 (8.57%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (2.86%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (11.43%) VPN
2 3 (8.57%) VoIP
2 3 (8.57%) Wireless
3 2 (5.71%) DNS
3 2 (5.71%) Firewall
3 2 (5.71%) TCP/IP
4 1 (2.86%) Broadband
4 1 (2.86%) DHCP
4 1 (2.86%) FTP
4 1 (2.86%) HTTP
4 1 (2.86%) HTTPS
4 1 (2.86%) Internet
4 1 (2.86%) LAN
4 1 (2.86%) SAN
4 1 (2.86%) SMTP
4 1 (2.86%) SSH
4 1 (2.86%) SSL
4 1 (2.86%) Telnet
4 1 (2.86%) WAN
4 1 (2.86%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 35 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 14 (40.00%) SQL Server 2012
3 8 (22.86%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 7 (20.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 6 (17.14%) Data Warehouse
5 6 (17.14%) SQL Server 2005
6 5 (14.29%) Oracle Database
6 5 (14.29%) SAP Data Services
7 4 (11.43%) Power BI
7 4 (11.43%) SQL Server 2014
8 3 (8.57%) Oracle Database 12c
9 1 (2.86%) Big Data
9 1 (2.86%) Hadoop
9 1 (2.86%) MS Access
9 1 (2.86%) MySQL
9 1 (2.86%) Relational Database
9 1 (2.86%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 1 (2.86%) Star Schema
Development Applications
1 5 (14.29%) LSMW
1 5 (14.29%) Team Foundation Server
2 4 (11.43%) Visual Studio
General
1 6 (17.14%) Finance
2 4 (11.43%) Local Government
3 2 (5.71%) Electronics
3 2 (5.71%) Manufacturing
3 2 (5.71%) Marketing
3 2 (5.71%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 12 (34.29%) Developer
2 6 (17.14%) C# Developer
2 6 (17.14%) Support Engineer
3 5 (14.29%) Business Intelligence Developer
3 5 (14.29%) Consultant
3 5 (14.29%) Data Consultant
3 5 (14.29%) SAP Consultant
3 5 (14.29%) SAP Data Consultant
3 5 (14.29%) Windows Engineer
4 4 (11.43%) Applications Developer
4 4 (11.43%) C# Application Developer
4 4 (11.43%) Data Migration Consultant
4 4 (11.43%) Migration Consultant
4 4 (11.43%) SAP Data Migration Consultant
4 4 (11.43%) SAP Migration Consultant
4 4 (11.43%) Windows Support Engineer
5 2 (5.71%) Analyst
5 2 (5.71%) DBA
5 2 (5.71%) Field Engineer
5 2 (5.71%) Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (14.29%) BAPI
2 4 (11.43%) Web Services
2 4 (11.43%) WinForms
3 3 (8.57%) .NET
3 3 (8.57%) CSS
3 3 (8.57%) HTML
4 2 (5.71%) jQuery
4 2 (5.71%) WCF
4 2 (5.71%) WPF
4 2 (5.71%) XML
5 1 (2.86%) LAMP
5 1 (2.86%) MAPI
5 1 (2.86%) Middleware
5 1 (2.86%) WebCenter
Miscellaneous
1 5 (14.29%) Data Conversion
2 4 (11.43%) Data Extraction
2 4 (11.43%) Data Structures
2 4 (11.43%) Driving Licence
3 3 (8.57%) AS400
4 1 (2.86%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (2.86%) Data Integration
4 1 (2.86%) FMCG
4 1 (2.86%) Management Information System
4 1 (2.86%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 11 (31.43%) Windows
2 9 (25.71%) Windows Server
3 8 (22.86%) Linux
3 8 (22.86%) Windows 7
3 8 (22.86%) Windows Server 2012
4 7 (20.00%) Windows Server 2008
5 4 (11.43%) Windows 8
6 2 (5.71%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 2 (5.71%) Windows 10
6 2 (5.71%) Windows XP
7 1 (2.86%) CentOS
7 1 (2.86%) Mac OS X
7 1 (2.86%) Unix
7 1 (2.86%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
1 10 (28.57%) Migration
2 9 (25.71%) ETL
2 9 (25.71%) ITIL
3 8 (22.86%) Business Intelligence
4 5 (14.29%) Kimball Methodology
5 4 (11.43%) Data Migration
5 4 (11.43%) Incident Management
5 4 (11.43%) Validation
6 3 (8.57%) Capacity Management
6 3 (8.57%) Change Control
6 3 (8.57%) Data Cleansing
6 3 (8.57%) ERP
7 2 (5.71%) Business Continuity
7 2 (5.71%) Digital Marketing
7 2 (5.71%) High Availability
7 2 (5.71%) Performance Tuning
7 2 (5.71%) Programme Management
7 2 (5.71%) Risk Assessment
7 2 (5.71%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 23 (65.71%) SQL
2 10 (28.57%) T-SQL
3 7 (20.00%) C#
4 3 (8.57%) JavaScript
5 2 (5.71%) PowerShell
6 1 (2.86%) Bash Shell
6 1 (2.86%) PHP
Qualifications
1 2 (5.71%) Security Cleared
2 1 (2.86%) DV Cleared
2 1 (2.86%) ITIL Certification
2 1 (2.86%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (11.43%) SLA
2 3 (8.57%) Data Quality
3 1 (2.86%) GxP
System Software
1 4 (11.43%) Active Directory
2 3 (8.57%) Oracle RAC
3 2 (5.71%) Virtual Machines
4 1 (2.86%) Hyper-V
4 1 (2.86%) UAG
4 1 (2.86%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (2.86%) Xen
Systems Management
1 1 (2.86%) cPanel
1 1 (2.86%) SCCM
1 1 (2.86%) SCOM
Vendors
1 15 (42.86%) Microsoft
2 7 (20.00%) SAP
3 6 (17.14%) Oracle
4 5 (14.29%) VMware
5 4 (11.43%) Infragistics
5 4 (11.43%) Remedy
6 3 (8.57%) Cisco
7 2 (5.71%) Citrix
7 2 (5.71%) Red Hat
8 1 (2.86%) CheckPoint
8 1 (2.86%) HP
8 1 (2.86%) IBM
8 1 (2.86%) Kaspersky
8 1 (2.86%) Sitecore
8 1 (2.86%) Teradata
Maidenhead, Berkshire
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