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 11 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
11 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft SQL Server 2008
Rank 35 43 39
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -4
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 2008 2 6 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 0.65% 1.49% 0.91%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 3.23% 6.98% 5.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 2 2
Median daily rate £375 £316 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+18.57% -25.58%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £355 £289 £405
10% offered a daily rate of more than £395 £343 £445
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £46.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.50 £22.50 £33.50
% change year-on-year
+80.00% -32.83%
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
62 86 59
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 20.26% 21.34% 17.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 40 47 37
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 £300 £283 £312
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £625
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £385 £363
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +6.20%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 2
Median hourly rate £11.00 £14.00 £46.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-21.42% -69.56%
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 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 11 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 Cambridge region with a requirement for SQL Server 2008.

1 9 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 8 (88.89%) SQL
3 7 (77.78%) SQL Server 2012
4 6 (66.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 5 (55.56%) .NET
6 4 (44.44%) Oracle
6 4 (44.44%) Oracle Database 10g
6 4 (44.44%) Oracle Database 11g
6 4 (44.44%) SQL Server 2005
6 4 (44.44%) Oracle Database
7 3 (33.33%) SQL Server 2014
7 3 (33.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 3 (33.33%) Microsoft
7 3 (33.33%) ITIL
7 3 (33.33%) T-SQL
7 3 (33.33%) Windows
8 2 (22.22%) Linux
8 2 (22.22%) OO
8 2 (22.22%) MCSE
8 2 (22.22%) MCDBA
8 2 (22.22%) Oracle9i Database
8 2 (22.22%) Python
8 2 (22.22%) MS Excel
8 2 (22.22%) C#
8 2 (22.22%) Perl
8 2 (22.22%) PHP
8 2 (22.22%) Unix
8 2 (22.22%) DTS
8 2 (22.22%) Visual Studio
8 2 (22.22%) ASP.NET

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 2 (22.22%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 2 (22.22%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 7 (77.78%) SQL Server 2012
3 6 (66.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 4 (44.44%) Oracle Database
4 4 (44.44%) Oracle Database 10g
4 4 (44.44%) Oracle Database 11g
4 4 (44.44%) SQL Server 2005
5 3 (33.33%) SQL Server 2014
5 3 (33.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 2 (22.22%) DTS
6 2 (22.22%) Oracle Database 12c
6 2 (22.22%) Oracle9i Database
7 1 (11.11%) BusinessObjects
7 1 (11.11%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 2 (22.22%) Jenkins
1 2 (22.22%) TeamCity
1 2 (22.22%) Visual Studio
General
1 2 (22.22%) Finance
Job Titles
1 3 (33.33%) Developer
2 2 (22.22%) .NET Developer
2 2 (22.22%) C# .NET Developer
2 2 (22.22%) C# Developer
2 2 (22.22%) DBA
2 2 (22.22%) DevOps Engineer
2 2 (22.22%) Oracle DBA
2 2 (22.22%) SQL DBA
3 1 (11.11%) Agile .NET Developer
3 1 (11.11%) Agile C# Developer
3 1 (11.11%) Agile Developer
3 1 (11.11%) Applications Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) ASP.NET Developer
3 1 (11.11%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
3 1 (11.11%) ETL Developer
3 1 (11.11%) SQL Analyst
3 1 (11.11%) SQL Developer
3 1 (11.11%) SSIS Developer
3 1 (11.11%) SSRS Analyst
3 1 (11.11%) Systems Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (55.56%) .NET
2 2 (22.22%) .NET Framework
2 2 (22.22%) ASP.NET
3 1 (11.11%) ASP.NET MVC
3 1 (11.11%) CSS
3 1 (11.11%) Entity Framework
3 1 (11.11%) HTML
3 1 (11.11%) jQuery
3 1 (11.11%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 2 (22.22%) Clustering
1 2 (22.22%) Data Centre
2 1 (11.11%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (11.11%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (11.11%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 3 (33.33%) Windows
2 2 (22.22%) Linux
2 2 (22.22%) Unix
2 2 (22.22%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (33.33%) ITIL
2 2 (22.22%) Business Intelligence
2 2 (22.22%) Database Security
2 2 (22.22%) DevOps
2 2 (22.22%) Disaster Recovery
2 2 (22.22%) High Availability
2 2 (22.22%) OO
2 2 (22.22%) Virtual Environments
3 1 (11.11%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (11.11%) API Design
3 1 (11.11%) Information Management
3 1 (11.11%) Manual Testing
3 1 (11.11%) MVC
3 1 (11.11%) Process Improvement
3 1 (11.11%) Risk Management
3 1 (11.11%) Scrum
3 1 (11.11%) SDLC
3 1 (11.11%) Technical Analysis
3 1 (11.11%) Test Scripting
3 1 (11.11%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 8 (88.89%) SQL
2 3 (33.33%) T-SQL
3 2 (22.22%) C#
3 2 (22.22%) Perl
3 2 (22.22%) PHP
3 2 (22.22%) PowerShell
3 2 (22.22%) Python
3 2 (22.22%) Ruby
3 2 (22.22%) Shell Script
4 1 (11.11%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (22.22%) MCDBA
1 2 (22.22%) MCSE
1 2 (22.22%) Microsoft Certification
1 2 (22.22%) OCP
1 2 (22.22%) Oracle Certification
2 1 (11.11%) Degree
System Software
1 2 (22.22%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (22.22%) Data Guard
1 2 (22.22%) HP Quality Center
1 2 (22.22%) Oracle RMAN
1 2 (22.22%) Puppet
Vendors
1 4 (44.44%) Oracle
2 3 (33.33%) Microsoft
3 2 (22.22%) HP
3 2 (22.22%) VMware
4 1 (11.11%) Cognos