The table below looks at the statistics for SQL Server 2008 skills in IT contracts advertised for the Cambridge 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 September 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 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft SQL Server 2008
Rank 29 46 47
Rank change year-on-year
+17 +1
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 2008 7 9 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 2.31% 1.86% 0.46%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 9.21% 8.41% 2.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 5 2
Median daily rate £375 £300 £348
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+25.00% -13.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £315 £266 £306
10% offered a daily rate of more than £418 £390 £390
UK excluding London median daily rate £345 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
-1.42% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Median hourly rate £42.50 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.85 £29.50 £19.91
% change year-on-year
+38.47% +48.16%
SQL Server 2008
Cambridgeshire

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 Cambridge region.

Database & Business Intelligence Category
Cambridge
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Database & Business Intelligence category
76 107 83
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 25.08% 22.11% 19.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 38 65 61
Median daily rate £400 £390 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.56% +4.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £301 £275 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £550 £410
UK excluding London median daily rate £378 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+0.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 4 0
Median hourly rate £42.50 £14.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+203.57% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.07 £33.55 £23.75
% change year-on-year
+7.51% +41.26%

SQL Server 2008
Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridge

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Cambridge 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 Cambridge

SQL Server 2008
Daily Rate Trend in Cambridge

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

SQL Server 2008 Daily Rate Trend in Cambridge

SQL Server 2008
Hourly Rate Trend in Cambridge

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

SQL Server 2008 Hourly Rate Trend in Cambridge

SQL Server 2008
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 30 September 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 Cambridge region with a requirement for SQL Server 2008.

1 16 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 14 (87.50%) SQL
3 12 (75.00%) .NET
4 11 (68.75%) SQL Server 2012
5 10 (62.50%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 10 (62.50%) C#
5 10 (62.50%) ASP.NET
6 8 (50.00%) Windows
7 7 (43.75%) Scrum
7 7 (43.75%) Agile Software Development
7 7 (43.75%) Oracle
7 7 (43.75%) T-SQL
7 7 (43.75%) Visual Studio
7 7 (43.75%) Microsoft
7 7 (43.75%) .NET Framework
7 7 (43.75%) Oracle Database 11g
7 7 (43.75%) Oracle Database
8 6 (37.50%) API Design
8 6 (37.50%) Enterprise Software
8 6 (37.50%) RESTful
8 6 (37.50%) SOA
8 6 (37.50%) PL/SQL
9 5 (31.25%) Degree
9 5 (31.25%) TeamCity
10 4 (25.00%) jQuery
10 4 (25.00%) ASP.NET MVC
10 4 (25.00%) MVC
10 4 (25.00%) HTML
10 4 (25.00%) CSS
11 3 (18.75%) JavaScript

SQL Server 2008
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge 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 1 (6.25%) Alfresco
1 1 (6.25%) BizTalk Server
1 1 (6.25%) CMS
1 1 (6.25%) SharePoint
1 1 (6.25%) Umbraco
Applications
1 2 (12.50%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (6.25%) SDL Web 8
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 11 (68.75%) SQL Server 2012
3 10 (62.50%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 7 (43.75%) Oracle Database
4 7 (43.75%) Oracle Database 11g
5 3 (18.75%) Oracle Database 10g
5 3 (18.75%) SQL Server 2005
6 2 (12.50%) SQL Server 2014
6 2 (12.50%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 1 (6.25%) BusinessObjects
7 1 (6.25%) DTS
7 1 (6.25%) Oracle Database 12c
7 1 (6.25%) Oracle9i Database
7 1 (6.25%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 7 (43.75%) Visual Studio
2 5 (31.25%) TeamCity
3 3 (18.75%) Subversion
4 2 (12.50%) Jenkins
4 2 (12.50%) Octopus Deploy
General
1 2 (12.50%) Finance
Job Titles
1 11 (68.75%) Developer
2 8 (50.00%) .NET Developer
3 6 (37.50%) SQL Developer
4 3 (18.75%) C# Developer
5 2 (12.50%) Agile .NET Developer
5 2 (12.50%) Agile Developer
5 2 (12.50%) C# .NET Developer
5 2 (12.50%) DevOps Engineer
5 2 (12.50%) Web Developer
6 1 (6.25%) Agile C# Developer
6 1 (6.25%) ASP.NET Developer
6 1 (6.25%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
6 1 (6.25%) Business Developer
6 1 (6.25%) DBA
6 1 (6.25%) Oracle DBA
6 1 (6.25%) SQL Analyst
6 1 (6.25%) SSIS Developer
6 1 (6.25%) SSRS Analyst
6 1 (6.25%) Systems Developer
6 1 (6.25%) Systems Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (75.00%) .NET
2 10 (62.50%) ASP.NET
3 7 (43.75%) .NET Framework
4 6 (37.50%) RESTful
5 4 (25.00%) ASP.NET MVC
5 4 (25.00%) CSS
5 4 (25.00%) HTML
5 4 (25.00%) jQuery
6 3 (18.75%) ASP.NET Web API
7 1 (6.25%) Entity Framework
Miscellaneous
1 6 (37.50%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (6.25%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (6.25%) Clustering
2 1 (6.25%) Data Centre
2 1 (6.25%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 8 (50.00%) Windows
2 2 (12.50%) Linux
2 2 (12.50%) Unix
2 2 (12.50%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (43.75%) Agile Software Development
1 7 (43.75%) Scrum
2 6 (37.50%) API Design
2 6 (37.50%) SOA
3 4 (25.00%) MVC
4 2 (12.50%) Business Intelligence
4 2 (12.50%) DevOps
4 2 (12.50%) ITIL
4 2 (12.50%) OO
4 2 (12.50%) Stakeholder Management
4 2 (12.50%) Virtual Environments
4 2 (12.50%) Web Development
5 1 (6.25%) Information Management
5 1 (6.25%) Manual Testing
5 1 (6.25%) Performance Management
5 1 (6.25%) Prototyping
5 1 (6.25%) Rapid Prototyping
5 1 (6.25%) SDLC
5 1 (6.25%) Test Scripting
5 1 (6.25%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 14 (87.50%) SQL
2 10 (62.50%) C#
3 7 (43.75%) T-SQL
4 6 (37.50%) PL/SQL
5 3 (18.75%) JavaScript
6 2 (12.50%) Perl
6 2 (12.50%) PHP
6 2 (12.50%) Python
6 2 (12.50%) Ruby
6 2 (12.50%) Shell Script
7 1 (6.25%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 5 (31.25%) Degree
2 1 (6.25%) MCDBA
2 1 (6.25%) MCSE
2 1 (6.25%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (6.25%) OCP
2 1 (6.25%) Oracle Certification
System Software
1 2 (12.50%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (12.50%) HP Quality Center
1 2 (12.50%) Puppet
2 1 (6.25%) Data Guard
2 1 (6.25%) Oracle RMAN
Vendors
1 7 (43.75%) Microsoft
1 7 (43.75%) Oracle
2 2 (12.50%) HP
2 2 (12.50%) VMware
3 1 (6.25%) Cognos