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 19 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
19 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft SQL Server 2008
East of England / Cambridgeshire
Rank 55 50 50
Rank change year-on-year
-5 0
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 2008 1 6 18
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 0.18% 1.06% 2.41%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 1.11% 5.50% 12.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 4 17
Median daily rate £400 £279 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+43.49% -38.05%
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £338 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.77% -3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £46.00
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 Cambridgeshire region.

Database & Business Intelligence Category
Cambridgeshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Database & Business Intelligence category
90 109 139
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 16.10% 19.22% 18.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 52 62 94
Median daily rate £425 £400 £438
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% -8.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £280 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £550 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 2
Median hourly rate £26.75 - £46.00
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 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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire

For the 6 months to 19 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 Cambridgeshire region with a requirement for SQL Server 2008.

1 9 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 8 (88.89%) SQL
3 6 (66.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 6 (66.67%) SQL Server 2012
4 5 (55.56%) SQL Server 2005
5 4 (44.44%) Oracle Database 11g
5 4 (44.44%) Oracle Database
5 4 (44.44%) SQL Server 2014
5 4 (44.44%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 4 (44.44%) .NET
5 4 (44.44%) Oracle
5 4 (44.44%) ITIL
5 4 (44.44%) Microsoft
5 4 (44.44%) Oracle Database 10g
6 3 (33.33%) MCSE
6 3 (33.33%) Microsoft Certification
6 3 (33.33%) Windows
6 3 (33.33%) T-SQL
6 3 (33.33%) Business Intelligence
6 3 (33.33%) Clustering
6 3 (33.33%) High Availability
6 3 (33.33%) PowerShell
7 2 (22.22%) Data Guard
7 2 (22.22%) TeamCity
7 2 (22.22%) DevOps
7 2 (22.22%) Jenkins
7 2 (22.22%) Database Security
7 2 (22.22%) Oracle Database 12c
7 2 (22.22%) HP Quality Center
7 2 (22.22%) Puppet

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 (22.22%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 2 (22.22%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 1 (11.11%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 6 (66.67%) SQL Server 2012
2 6 (66.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 5 (55.56%) SQL Server 2005
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 2014
4 4 (44.44%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 2 (22.22%) DTS
5 2 (22.22%) Oracle Database 12c
5 2 (22.22%) Oracle9i Database
6 1 (11.11%) BusinessObjects
6 1 (11.11%) Relational Database
6 1 (11.11%) SQL Server 2000
6 1 (11.11%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 2 (22.22%) Jenkins
1 2 (22.22%) TeamCity
2 1 (11.11%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (11.11%) Visual Studio
General
1 2 (22.22%) Finance
Job Titles
1 3 (33.33%) DBA
1 3 (33.33%) SQL DBA
2 2 (22.22%) Developer
2 2 (22.22%) DevOps Engineer
2 2 (22.22%) Oracle DBA
3 1 (11.11%) .NET Developer
3 1 (11.11%) Analyst
3 1 (11.11%) ASP.NET Developer
3 1 (11.11%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
3 1 (11.11%) Business Intelligence Analyst
3 1 (11.11%) C# .NET Developer
3 1 (11.11%) C# Developer
3 1 (11.11%) ETL Developer
3 1 (11.11%) SQL Analyst
3 1 (11.11%) SQL Server DBA
3 1 (11.11%) SSIS Developer
3 1 (11.11%) SSRS Analyst
3 1 (11.11%) Systems Tester
3 1 (11.11%) Tester
3 1 (11.11%) UAT Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (44.44%) .NET
2 1 (11.11%) .NET Framework
2 1 (11.11%) ASP.NET
2 1 (11.11%) ASP.NET MVC
2 1 (11.11%) CSS
2 1 (11.11%) Entity Framework
2 1 (11.11%) HTML
2 1 (11.11%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 3 (33.33%) Clustering
2 2 (22.22%) Data Centre
3 1 (11.11%) Analytical Skills
3 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
3 1 (11.11%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (11.11%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (44.44%) ITIL
2 3 (33.33%) Business Intelligence
2 3 (33.33%) High Availability
3 2 (22.22%) Database Security
3 2 (22.22%) DevOps
3 2 (22.22%) Disaster Recovery
3 2 (22.22%) Information Management
3 2 (22.22%) OO
3 2 (22.22%) Virtual Environments
4 1 (11.11%) ETL
4 1 (11.11%) Manual Testing
4 1 (11.11%) Migration
4 1 (11.11%) MVC
4 1 (11.11%) Performance Management
4 1 (11.11%) Performance Monitoring
4 1 (11.11%) Risk Management
4 1 (11.11%) SDLC
4 1 (11.11%) Technical Analysis
4 1 (11.11%) Test Scripting
4 1 (11.11%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 8 (88.89%) SQL
2 3 (33.33%) PowerShell
2 3 (33.33%) T-SQL
3 2 (22.22%) Perl
3 2 (22.22%) PHP
3 2 (22.22%) Python
3 2 (22.22%) Ruby
3 2 (22.22%) Shell Script
4 1 (11.11%) C#
Qualifications
1 3 (33.33%) MCSE
1 3 (33.33%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (22.22%) MCDBA
2 2 (22.22%) OCP
2 2 (22.22%) Oracle Certification
3 1 (11.11%) Degree
3 1 (11.11%) MCITP
System Software
1 2 (22.22%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (11.11%) Hyper-V
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
2 1 (11.11%) Failover Clustering
2 1 (11.11%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
Vendors
1 4 (44.44%) Microsoft
1 4 (44.44%) Oracle
2 2 (22.22%) HP
2 2 (22.22%) VMware
3 1 (11.11%) Cognos