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 10 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
10 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft SQL Server 2008
Rank 57 50 53
Rank change year-on-year
-7 +3
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 2008 3 12 17
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 0.51% 1.80% 2.20%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 2.65% 9.02% 11.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 7 16
Median daily rate £400 £350 £438
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% -20.00%
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 £20.00 £33.50
% change year-on-year
+102.50% -40.29%
SQL Server 2008
East of England

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
113 133 144
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 19.22% 19.97% 18.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 61 74 93
Median daily rate £400 £390 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.56% -8.23%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £285 £280 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £475 £500
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 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 10 December 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
Cambridge +4 2 £375 +7.14%
SQL Server 2008
East of England

SQL Server 2008
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire

For the 6 months to 10 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 Cambridgeshire region with a requirement for SQL Server 2008.

1 12 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 11 (91.67%) SQL
3 8 (66.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 7 (58.33%) SQL Server 2012
4 7 (58.33%) SQL Server 2005
5 6 (50.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 5 (41.67%) T-SQL
6 5 (41.67%) .NET
6 5 (41.67%) ITIL
6 5 (41.67%) Windows
6 5 (41.67%) Microsoft
6 5 (41.67%) SQL Server 2014
7 4 (33.33%) High Availability
7 4 (33.33%) Oracle Database
7 4 (33.33%) Oracle Database 11g
7 4 (33.33%) PowerShell
7 4 (33.33%) Oracle Database 10g
7 4 (33.33%) MCSE
7 4 (33.33%) Microsoft Certification
7 4 (33.33%) Oracle
7 4 (33.33%) Business Intelligence
7 4 (33.33%) Clustering
8 3 (25.00%) Information Management
9 2 (16.67%) VMware
9 2 (16.67%) MCITP
9 2 (16.67%) Finance
9 2 (16.67%) Migration
9 2 (16.67%) Oracle RMAN
9 2 (16.67%) Change Management
9 2 (16.67%) Disaster Recovery

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 2 (16.67%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 2 (16.67%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 2 (16.67%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 8 (66.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 7 (58.33%) SQL Server 2005
3 7 (58.33%) SQL Server 2012
4 6 (50.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 5 (41.67%) SQL Server 2014
6 4 (33.33%) Oracle Database
6 4 (33.33%) Oracle Database 10g
6 4 (33.33%) Oracle Database 11g
7 2 (16.67%) DTS
7 2 (16.67%) Oracle Database 12c
7 2 (16.67%) Oracle9i Database
7 2 (16.67%) SQL Server 2000
7 2 (16.67%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 1 (8.33%) BusinessObjects
8 1 (8.33%) Crystal Reports
8 1 (8.33%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 2 (16.67%) Jenkins
1 2 (16.67%) Team Foundation Server
1 2 (16.67%) TeamCity
1 2 (16.67%) Visual Studio
General
1 2 (16.67%) Finance
Job Titles
1 4 (33.33%) DBA
1 4 (33.33%) Developer
1 4 (33.33%) SQL DBA
2 2 (16.67%) .NET Developer
2 2 (16.67%) C# .NET Developer
2 2 (16.67%) C# Developer
2 2 (16.67%) DevOps Engineer
2 2 (16.67%) Oracle DBA
2 2 (16.67%) SQL Developer
2 2 (16.67%) SQL Server DBA
3 1 (8.33%) Agile Developer
3 1 (8.33%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
3 1 (8.33%) Business Intelligence Analyst
3 1 (8.33%) Business Intelligence Developer
3 1 (8.33%) ETL Developer
3 1 (8.33%) Report Developer
3 1 (8.33%) SQL Analyst
3 1 (8.33%) SSIS Developer
3 1 (8.33%) SSRS Analyst
3 1 (8.33%) UAT Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (41.67%) .NET
2 2 (16.67%) .NET Framework
2 2 (16.67%) ASP.NET
3 1 (8.33%) ASP.NET MVC
3 1 (8.33%) CSS
3 1 (8.33%) Entity Framework
3 1 (8.33%) HTML
3 1 (8.33%) jQuery
3 1 (8.33%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 4 (33.33%) Clustering
2 2 (16.67%) Data Centre
3 1 (8.33%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (8.33%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (8.33%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 5 (41.67%) Windows
2 2 (16.67%) Linux
2 2 (16.67%) Unix
2 2 (16.67%) Windows Server
2 2 (16.67%) Windows Server 2003
2 2 (16.67%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (41.67%) ITIL
2 4 (33.33%) Business Intelligence
2 4 (33.33%) High Availability
3 3 (25.00%) Information Management
4 2 (16.67%) Change Management
4 2 (16.67%) Data Protection
4 2 (16.67%) Database Security
4 2 (16.67%) DevOps
4 2 (16.67%) Disaster Recovery
4 2 (16.67%) Migration
4 2 (16.67%) OO
4 2 (16.67%) Performance Monitoring
4 2 (16.67%) Virtual Environments
5 1 (8.33%) API Design
5 1 (8.33%) Data Cleansing
5 1 (8.33%) Data Validation
5 1 (8.33%) Process Improvement
5 1 (8.33%) SDLC
5 1 (8.33%) SOA
5 1 (8.33%) Technical Analysis
Programming Languages
1 11 (91.67%) SQL
2 5 (41.67%) T-SQL
3 4 (33.33%) PowerShell
4 2 (16.67%) C#
4 2 (16.67%) Perl
4 2 (16.67%) PHP
4 2 (16.67%) Python
4 2 (16.67%) Ruby
4 2 (16.67%) Shell Script
5 1 (8.33%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (33.33%) MCSE
1 4 (33.33%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (16.67%) MCDBA
2 2 (16.67%) MCITP
2 2 (16.67%) OCP
2 2 (16.67%) Oracle Certification
3 1 (8.33%) Degree
System Software
1 2 (16.67%) Hyper-V
1 2 (16.67%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (16.67%) Data Guard
1 2 (16.67%) Failover Clustering
1 2 (16.67%) HP Quality Center
1 2 (16.67%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
1 2 (16.67%) Oracle RMAN
1 2 (16.67%) Puppet
Vendors
1 5 (41.67%) Microsoft
2 4 (33.33%) Oracle
3 2 (16.67%) HP
3 2 (16.67%) VMware
4 1 (8.33%) Cognos