The table below looks at the statistics for SQL Server 2008 skills in IT contracts advertised for the Cambridgeshire region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SQL Server 2008 over the 3 months to 21 February 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
21 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft SQL Server 2008
East of England / Cambridgeshire
Rank 45 51 45
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -6
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 2008 5 6 20
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 0.97% 1.02% 2.96%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 7.14% 6.12% 15.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 5 16
Median daily rate £419 £275 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+52.27% -18.51%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £404 £243 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £280 £488
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 3
Median hourly rate - - £21.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £39.50 £42.50 £25.50
% change year-on-year
-7.05% +66.66%

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 Cambridgeshire region.

Database & Business Intelligence Category
Cambridgeshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Database & Business Intelligence category
70 98 129
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 13.54% 16.64% 19.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 49 61 91
Median daily rate £413 £400 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.12% +3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £327 £265 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £370
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +1.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 3
Median hourly rate £42.50 - £21.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £38.00 £32.50 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+16.92% -

SQL Server 2008
Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridgeshire

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Cambridgeshire 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 Cambridgeshire

SQL Server 2008
Daily Rate Trend in Cambridgeshire

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

SQL Server 2008 Daily Rate Trend in Cambridgeshire

SQL Server 2008
Hourly Rate Trend in Cambridgeshire

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

SQL Server 2008 Hourly Rate Trend in Cambridgeshire

SQL Server 2008
Contract Job Locations in Cambridgeshire

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 Cambridgeshire region over the 3 months to 21 February 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
Cambridge +10 4 £425 +54.54% 1
SQL Server 2008
East of England

SQL Server 2008
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire

For the 6 months to 21 February 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 Cambridgeshire region with a requirement for SQL Server 2008.

1 7 (100.00%) SQL
1 7 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 5 (71.43%) .NET
2 5 (71.43%) Oracle
2 5 (71.43%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 5 (71.43%) SQL Server 2012
3 4 (57.14%) SQL Server 2005
3 4 (57.14%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 4 (57.14%) T-SQL
3 4 (57.14%) ITIL
3 4 (57.14%) MCSE
3 4 (57.14%) Microsoft Certification
3 4 (57.14%) Clustering
3 4 (57.14%) PowerShell
3 4 (57.14%) High Availability
3 4 (57.14%) SQL Server 2014
4 3 (42.86%) Data Centre
4 3 (42.86%) Oracle RMAN
4 3 (42.86%) Disaster Recovery
4 3 (42.86%) BizTalk Server
4 3 (42.86%) OCP
4 3 (42.86%) Oracle Certification
4 3 (42.86%) MCDBA
4 3 (42.86%) Oracle9i Database
4 3 (42.86%) DTS
4 3 (42.86%) Microsoft
4 3 (42.86%) Oracle Database 10g
4 3 (42.86%) Oracle Database 11g
4 3 (42.86%) Database Security
4 3 (42.86%) Oracle Database 12c

SQL Server 2008
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire 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 (42.86%) BizTalk Server
Communications & Networking
1 1 (14.29%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 5 (71.43%) SQL Server 2012
2 5 (71.43%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 4 (57.14%) SQL Server 2005
3 4 (57.14%) SQL Server 2014
3 4 (57.14%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 3 (42.86%) DTS
4 3 (42.86%) Oracle Database
4 3 (42.86%) Oracle Database 10g
4 3 (42.86%) Oracle Database 11g
4 3 (42.86%) Oracle Database 12c
4 3 (42.86%) Oracle9i Database
5 1 (14.29%) BusinessObjects
5 1 (14.29%) Relational Database
5 1 (14.29%) SQL Server 2000
5 1 (14.29%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 1 (14.29%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 1 (14.29%) Banking
1 1 (14.29%) Finance
Job Titles
1 4 (57.14%) DBA
1 4 (57.14%) SQL DBA
2 3 (42.86%) Oracle DBA
3 2 (28.57%) Developer
3 2 (28.57%) SQL Server DBA
4 1 (14.29%) Business Intelligence Developer
4 1 (14.29%) C# Developer
4 1 (14.29%) C# WPF Developer
4 1 (14.29%) ETL Developer
4 1 (14.29%) Oracle SQL Server DBA
4 1 (14.29%) SQL Developer
4 1 (14.29%) SSIS Developer
4 1 (14.29%) WPF Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (71.43%) .NET
2 2 (28.57%) .NET Framework
2 2 (28.57%) ASP.NET
2 2 (28.57%) ASP.NET MVC
2 2 (28.57%) WCF
2 2 (28.57%) WPF
3 1 (14.29%) ASP.NET Web API
3 1 (14.29%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 4 (57.14%) Clustering
2 3 (42.86%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 1 (14.29%) Windows
1 1 (14.29%) Windows Server 2003
1 1 (14.29%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (57.14%) High Availability
1 4 (57.14%) ITIL
2 3 (42.86%) Database Security
2 3 (42.86%) Disaster Recovery
3 2 (28.57%) Business Intelligence
3 2 (28.57%) MVC
4 1 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (14.29%) BDD
4 1 (14.29%) Change Management
4 1 (14.29%) Data Protection
4 1 (14.29%) ETL
4 1 (14.29%) Information Management
4 1 (14.29%) Inversion of Control
4 1 (14.29%) Migration
4 1 (14.29%) MVVM
4 1 (14.29%) Performance Monitoring
4 1 (14.29%) Process Improvement
4 1 (14.29%) Scrum
4 1 (14.29%) TDD
4 1 (14.29%) Technical Analysis
Programming Languages
1 7 (100.00%) SQL
2 4 (57.14%) PowerShell
2 4 (57.14%) T-SQL
3 2 (28.57%) C#
Qualifications
1 4 (57.14%) MCSE
1 4 (57.14%) Microsoft Certification
2 3 (42.86%) MCDBA
2 3 (42.86%) OCP
2 3 (42.86%) Oracle Certification
3 1 (14.29%) MCITP
System Software
1 1 (14.29%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 3 (42.86%) Data Guard
1 3 (42.86%) Oracle RMAN
2 1 (14.29%) Failover Clustering
2 1 (14.29%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
Vendors
1 5 (71.43%) Oracle
2 3 (42.86%) Microsoft