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 22 January 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
22 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft SQL Server 2008
South East / Berkshire
Rank 99 111 92
Rank change year-on-year
+12 -19
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 2008 7 7 30
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.37% 0.28% 1.16%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 2.28% 1.90% 7.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 5 18
Median daily rate £425 £375 £343
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.33% +9.48%
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £340 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.94% -2.85%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Median hourly rate - £26.50 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £43.00 £26.50 £28.69
% change year-on-year
+62.26% -7.63%

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
307 368 401
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 16.13% 14.94% 15.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 174 227 230
Median daily rate £425 £415 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.40% +10.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £302 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 31 9
Median hourly rate £9.50 £12.80 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-25.78% -65.86%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £38.00 £26.50 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+43.39% -18.46%

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 22 January 2017.

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 22 January 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
Slough +11 4 £425 +20.56% 4
Reading +11 1 - - 3
SQL Server 2008
South East

SQL Server 2008
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 22 January 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 Berkshire region with a requirement for SQL Server 2008.

1 30 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 15 (50.00%) SQL
2 15 (50.00%) SQL Server 2012
3 11 (36.67%) Windows
4 10 (33.33%) Microsoft
4 10 (33.33%) VMware
5 9 (30.00%) Migration
6 8 (26.67%) DNS
6 8 (26.67%) Business Intelligence
6 8 (26.67%) Electronics
6 8 (26.67%) Windows Server 2003
6 8 (26.67%) SAP
6 8 (26.67%) VMware Infrastructure
7 7 (23.33%) Windows Server 2008
7 7 (23.33%) Windows Server 2012
7 7 (23.33%) T-SQL
7 7 (23.33%) ETL
7 7 (23.33%) Finance
7 7 (23.33%) Validation
8 6 (20.00%) Cisco
8 6 (20.00%) Active Directory
8 6 (20.00%) HP
8 6 (20.00%) Data Centre
8 6 (20.00%) Windows Server
8 6 (20.00%) Android
9 5 (16.67%) Two-Factor Authentication
9 5 (16.67%) Multi-Factor Authentication
9 5 (16.67%) Virtual Infrastructure
9 5 (16.67%) Data Centre Operations
9 5 (16.67%) Infrastructure Monitoring

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 (16.67%) Exchange Server 2007
1 5 (16.67%) Exchange Server 2010
1 5 (16.67%) Exchange Server 2013
1 5 (16.67%) MS Exchange
1 5 (16.67%) Skype for Business
2 3 (10.00%) Apache
2 3 (10.00%) IIS
3 1 (3.33%) SharePoint
3 1 (3.33%) Tomcat
Applications
1 1 (3.33%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 4 (13.33%) SAP FI
2 3 (10.00%) HFM
2 3 (10.00%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 1 (3.33%) SAP APO
Cloud Services
1 3 (10.00%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (3.33%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 8 (26.67%) DNS
2 5 (16.67%) Cisco IOS
2 5 (16.67%) DHCP
2 5 (16.67%) LAN
2 5 (16.67%) Skype
2 5 (16.67%) SMTP
2 5 (16.67%) WAN
3 3 (10.00%) FTP
3 3 (10.00%) HTTP
3 3 (10.00%) HTTPS
3 3 (10.00%) Internet
3 3 (10.00%) SSH
3 3 (10.00%) SSL
3 3 (10.00%) TCP/IP
3 3 (10.00%) Telnet
4 1 (3.33%) Extranet
4 1 (3.33%) Firewall
4 1 (3.33%) Intranet
4 1 (3.33%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 30 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 15 (50.00%) SQL Server 2012
3 5 (16.67%) SAP Data Services
4 4 (13.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 3 (10.00%) Essbase
5 3 (10.00%) MySQL
5 3 (10.00%) Oracle BI EE
5 3 (10.00%) Oracle ODI
5 3 (10.00%) Oracle Reports
5 3 (10.00%) SQL Server 2014
5 3 (10.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 2 (6.67%) Data Warehouse
6 2 (6.67%) Oracle Database
6 2 (6.67%) Power BI
7 1 (3.33%) Microsoft Analysis Services
7 1 (3.33%) OLAP Cube
7 1 (3.33%) Oracle Database 12c
7 1 (3.33%) PerformancePoint
7 1 (3.33%) Relational Database
7 1 (3.33%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 5 (16.67%) LSMW
2 2 (6.67%) Visual Studio
General
1 8 (26.67%) Electronics
2 7 (23.33%) Finance
3 4 (13.33%) Marketing
4 3 (10.00%) Manufacturing
4 3 (10.00%) Telecoms
5 1 (3.33%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 11 (36.67%) Developer
2 10 (33.33%) Consultant
3 5 (16.67%) Active Directory Consultant
3 5 (16.67%) Data Consultant
3 5 (16.67%) Data Migration Consultant
3 5 (16.67%) Infrastructure Consultant
3 5 (16.67%) Migration Consultant
3 5 (16.67%) SAP Consultant
3 5 (16.67%) SAP Data Consultant
3 5 (16.67%) SAP Data Migration Consultant
3 5 (16.67%) SAP Migration Consultant
3 5 (16.67%) VMware Consultant
3 5 (16.67%) Windows Consultant
4 3 (10.00%) C# Developer
4 3 (10.00%) Exchange Consultant
4 3 (10.00%) OBIEE Developer
4 3 (10.00%) SQL Developer
5 2 (6.67%) Business Intelligence Developer
5 2 (6.67%) ETL Developer
5 2 (6.67%) SQL Server Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (16.67%) .NET
1 5 (16.67%) BAPI
1 5 (16.67%) HTML
2 3 (10.00%) CSS
2 3 (10.00%) LAMP
2 3 (10.00%) Web Services
3 2 (6.67%) ASP.NET
4 1 (3.33%) Ajax
4 1 (3.33%) AngularJS
4 1 (3.33%) ASP.NET MVC
4 1 (3.33%) ASP.NET Web Forms
4 1 (3.33%) HTML5
4 1 (3.33%) jQuery
4 1 (3.33%) MDX
4 1 (3.33%) Razor View Engine
4 1 (3.33%) WCF
4 1 (3.33%) WinForms
4 1 (3.33%) WPF
4 1 (3.33%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 6 (20.00%) Data Centre
2 5 (16.67%) Data Conversion
3 4 (13.33%) Data Extraction
4 3 (10.00%) Visualisation
5 1 (3.33%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (3.33%) AS400
5 1 (3.33%) Data Structures
5 1 (3.33%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 1 (3.33%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 11 (36.67%) Windows
2 8 (26.67%) Windows Server 2003
3 7 (23.33%) Windows Server 2008
3 7 (23.33%) Windows Server 2012
4 6 (20.00%) Android
4 6 (20.00%) Windows Server
5 3 (10.00%) Linux
5 3 (10.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (3.33%) Debian
6 1 (3.33%) SUSE
6 1 (3.33%) Windows 7
6 1 (3.33%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (30.00%) Migration
2 8 (26.67%) Business Intelligence
3 7 (23.33%) ETL
3 7 (23.33%) Validation
4 5 (16.67%) Data Centre Operations
4 5 (16.67%) Data Migration
4 5 (16.67%) Infrastructure Monitoring
4 5 (16.67%) Mobile Device Management
4 5 (16.67%) Multi-Factor Authentication
4 5 (16.67%) Two-Factor Authentication
4 5 (16.67%) Virtual Infrastructure
5 4 (13.33%) Data Cleansing
6 3 (10.00%) DevOps
6 3 (10.00%) Digital Marketing
6 3 (10.00%) Information Management
6 3 (10.00%) MVC
6 3 (10.00%) Programme Management
7 2 (6.67%) Project Management
7 2 (6.67%) Project Planning
7 2 (6.67%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 15 (50.00%) SQL
2 7 (23.33%) T-SQL
3 5 (16.67%) C#
3 5 (16.67%) PowerShell
3 5 (16.67%) VB
4 3 (10.00%) Bash Shell
4 3 (10.00%) JavaScript
4 3 (10.00%) PHP
5 1 (3.33%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 1 (3.33%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
1 1 (3.33%) SC Cleared
1 1 (3.33%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (13.33%) Data Quality
2 1 (3.33%) QA
2 1 (3.33%) SLA
System Software
1 8 (26.67%) VMware Infrastructure
2 6 (20.00%) Active Directory
3 2 (6.67%) Oracle RAC
3 2 (6.67%) Xen
4 1 (3.33%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 5 (16.67%) AirWatch
1 5 (16.67%) NetBackup
1 5 (16.67%) Norton AntiVirus
1 5 (16.67%) WSUS
Vendors
1 10 (33.33%) Microsoft
1 10 (33.33%) VMware
2 8 (26.67%) SAP
3 6 (20.00%) Cisco
3 6 (20.00%) HP
4 5 (16.67%) MobileIron
4 5 (16.67%) Oracle
4 5 (16.67%) Symantec
5 3 (10.00%) Hyperion
5 3 (10.00%) Red Hat
6 1 (3.33%) Apple
6 1 (3.33%) Dell
6 1 (3.33%) Extreme Networks
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