The table below looks at the statistics for SQL Server 2008 skills in IT contracts advertised for the City of London region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SQL Server 2008 over the 3 months to 7 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
7 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft SQL Server 2008
Rank 120 96 75
Rank change year-on-year
-24 -21
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 2008 42 70 142
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 1.31% 2.02% 2.48%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 4.68% 8.02% 10.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 35 61 118
Median daily rate £450 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% +6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £330 £315 £282
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £538 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £30.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.50 £22.50 £33.50
% change year-on-year
+80.00% -32.83%
SQL Server 2008
London

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 City of London region.

Database & Business Intelligence Category
City of London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Database & Business Intelligence category
898 873 1306
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 28.06% 25.23% 22.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 724 712 1042
Median daily rate £500 £475 £420
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.26% +13.09%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £345 £290
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £625 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £363
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +6.89%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 3
Median hourly rate £45.00 £37.50 £30.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+20.00% +25.00%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £38.00 £25.44 £33.00
% change year-on-year
+49.37% -22.90%

SQL Server 2008
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

The demand trend of contract jobs across the City of London 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 the City of London

SQL Server 2008
Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

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

SQL Server 2008 Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

SQL Server 2008
Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing SQL Server 2008 across the City of London region over the 3 months to 7 December 2016.

SQL Server 2008 Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

SQL Server 2008
Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

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

SQL Server 2008 Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

SQL Server 2008
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 7 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 City of London region with a requirement for SQL Server 2008.

1 83 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 65 (78.31%) SQL
3 40 (48.19%) Finance
4 38 (45.78%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 36 (43.37%) T-SQL
6 34 (40.96%) .NET
7 29 (34.94%) C#
8 28 (33.73%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 25 (30.12%) Microsoft
9 25 (30.12%) SQL Server 2012
10 22 (26.51%) Business Intelligence
11 20 (24.10%) MS Excel
11 20 (24.10%) Banking
12 19 (22.89%) Agile Software Development
12 19 (22.89%) Data Warehouse
13 17 (20.48%) ETL
14 16 (19.28%) SQL Server Analysis Services
15 14 (16.87%) Windows
15 14 (16.87%) Asset Management
16 13 (15.66%) Oracle
17 12 (14.46%) Oracle Database 11g
17 12 (14.46%) Oracle Database
18 11 (13.25%) VBA
19 10 (12.05%) HTML
19 10 (12.05%) MVC
19 10 (12.05%) WinForms
19 10 (12.05%) AngularJS
19 10 (12.05%) .NET Framework
19 10 (12.05%) Investment Banking
20 9 (10.84%) SQL Server 2005

SQL Server 2008
Top Related IT Skills in the City of London 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 (3.61%) SAS
2 2 (2.41%) IIS
2 2 (2.41%) SharePoint
3 1 (1.20%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 20 (24.10%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.20%) MS Office
2 1 (1.20%) MS Project
2 1 (1.20%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 6 (7.23%) Markit EDM
2 1 (1.20%) Cognos Business Intelligence
2 1 (1.20%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (1.20%) ReMetrica
2 1 (1.20%) ResourceLink
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.41%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (2.41%) GitHub
2 1 (1.20%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (1.20%) SuccessFactors
Database & Business Intelligence
1 83 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 38 (45.78%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 28 (33.73%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 25 (30.12%) SQL Server 2012
5 19 (22.89%) Data Warehouse
6 16 (19.28%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 12 (14.46%) Oracle Database
7 12 (14.46%) Oracle Database 11g
8 9 (10.84%) SQL Server 2005
9 8 (9.64%) Relational Database
10 7 (8.43%) SQL Server 2014
11 4 (4.82%) Data Mart
12 3 (3.61%) Power BI
13 2 (2.41%) RDBMS
13 2 (2.41%) SSDT
14 1 (1.20%) BusinessObjects
14 1 (1.20%) OLTP
14 1 (1.20%) Oracle Database 10g
14 1 (1.20%) PowerCenter
14 1 (1.20%) SQL Server 2000
Development Applications
1 8 (9.64%) Git (software)
2 7 (8.43%) Subversion
2 7 (8.43%) Team Foundation Server
3 4 (4.82%) TeamCity
3 4 (4.82%) Visual Studio
4 3 (3.61%) Grunt
4 3 (3.61%) gulp
4 3 (3.61%) Jasmine
4 3 (3.61%) Mocha
4 3 (3.61%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
4 3 (3.61%) webpack
5 2 (2.41%) MSBuild
5 2 (2.41%) WiX
6 1 (1.20%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 1 (1.20%) JIRA
6 1 (1.20%) Moq
6 1 (1.20%) MSTest
6 1 (1.20%) NUnit
6 1 (1.20%) Rational Rose
6 1 (1.20%) Toad
General
1 40 (48.19%) Finance
2 20 (24.10%) Banking
3 10 (12.05%) Investment Banking
4 9 (10.84%) Front Office
5 5 (6.02%) Back Office
6 4 (4.82%) Marketing
7 2 (2.41%) Financial Institution
7 2 (2.41%) Law
7 2 (2.41%) Legal
8 1 (1.20%) Advertising
8 1 (1.20%) Local Government
8 1 (1.20%) Retail
8 1 (1.20%) Spanish Language
8 1 (1.20%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 48 (57.83%) Developer
2 18 (21.69%) Analyst
2 18 (21.69%) C# Developer
3 17 (20.48%) SQL Developer
4 13 (15.66%) .NET Developer
5 12 (14.46%) C# .NET Developer
6 10 (12.05%) DBA
7 9 (10.84%) Support Analyst
8 8 (9.64%) Applications Support
8 8 (9.64%) Applications Support Analyst
8 8 (9.64%) Senior Developer
8 8 (9.64%) SQL DBA
9 7 (8.43%) Business Intelligence Developer
10 6 (7.23%) Business Intelligence Analyst
10 6 (7.23%) Senior SQL Developer
10 6 (7.23%) SQL Analyst
10 6 (7.23%) SQL Server Developer
10 6 (7.23%) SQL Support Analyst
10 6 (7.23%) WinForms Developer
11 5 (6.02%) SSIS Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 34 (40.96%) .NET
2 10 (12.05%) .NET Framework
2 10 (12.05%) AngularJS
2 10 (12.05%) HTML
2 10 (12.05%) WinForms
3 8 (9.64%) ASP.NET
4 4 (4.82%) CSS
4 4 (4.82%) WPF
5 3 (3.61%) Angular 2
5 3 (3.61%) ASP.NET Web Forms
5 3 (3.61%) HTML5
5 3 (3.61%) LESS
5 3 (3.61%) MDX
5 3 (3.61%) Sass
6 2 (2.41%) ASP.NET MVC
6 2 (2.41%) ASP.NET Web API
6 2 (2.41%) jQuery
6 2 (2.41%) WCF
6 2 (2.41%) Web Services
6 2 (2.41%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 7 (8.43%) Management Information System
1 7 (8.43%) Mathematics
2 6 (7.23%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (4.82%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 3 (3.61%) Computer Science
4 3 (3.61%) Minimum Viable Product
5 2 (2.41%) Data Centre
5 2 (2.41%) Equities
5 2 (2.41%) Fixed Income
6 1 (1.20%) Clustering
6 1 (1.20%) CMDB
6 1 (1.20%) Data Extraction
6 1 (1.20%) Data Integration
6 1 (1.20%) Data Protection Act
6 1 (1.20%) Derivative
6 1 (1.20%) Equity Derivative
6 1 (1.20%) Freedom of Information
6 1 (1.20%) Freedom of Information Act
6 1 (1.20%) Reinsurance
Operating Systems
1 14 (16.87%) Windows
2 9 (10.84%) Windows Server
3 8 (9.64%) Windows Server 2012
4 6 (7.23%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (2.41%) Linux
5 2 (2.41%) Unix
5 2 (2.41%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (1.20%) Solaris
6 1 (1.20%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (26.51%) Business Intelligence
2 19 (22.89%) Agile Software Development
3 17 (20.48%) ETL
4 14 (16.87%) Asset Management
5 10 (12.05%) MVC
6 6 (7.23%) Investment Management
6 6 (7.23%) Migration
6 6 (7.23%) System Testing
6 6 (7.23%) Test Scripting
7 5 (6.02%) Analytics
7 5 (6.02%) Data Modelling
7 5 (6.02%) Front End Development
8 4 (4.82%) Change Management
8 4 (4.82%) Information Management
8 4 (4.82%) ITIL
8 4 (4.82%) Kimball Methodology
8 4 (4.82%) OO
8 4 (4.82%) Performance Tuning
8 4 (4.82%) Project Management
8 4 (4.82%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 65 (78.31%) SQL
2 36 (43.37%) T-SQL
3 29 (34.94%) C#
4 11 (13.25%) VBA
5 8 (9.64%) VB.NET
6 7 (8.43%) VB
7 6 (7.23%) PowerShell
8 5 (6.02%) JavaScript
9 3 (3.61%) TypeScript
10 2 (2.41%) Python
11 1 (1.20%) PL/SQL
11 1 (1.20%) R
11 1 (1.20%) SAS Macro
Qualifications
1 4 (4.82%) Degree
2 2 (2.41%) Oracle Certification
3 1 (1.20%) CTC Cleared
3 1 (1.20%) MCSE
3 1 (1.20%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (1.20%) OCP
3 1 (1.20%) RHCE
3 1 (1.20%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (6.02%) QA
1 5 (6.02%) SLA
2 4 (4.82%) Data Quality
System Software
1 3 (3.61%) Hyper-V
2 1 (1.20%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 7 (8.43%) Control-M
2 1 (1.20%) Microsoft Clustering
2 1 (1.20%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
2 1 (1.20%) NetBackup
2 1 (1.20%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
2 1 (1.20%) Oracle ZFS
2 1 (1.20%) SCCM
2 1 (1.20%) SCOM
2 1 (1.20%) SCOrch
2 1 (1.20%) SCSM
2 1 (1.20%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 25 (30.12%) Microsoft
2 13 (15.66%) Oracle
3 3 (3.61%) Tableau
4 2 (2.41%) Cognos
4 2 (2.41%) Teradata
5 1 (1.20%) Bloomberg
5 1 (1.20%) Informatica
5 1 (1.20%) MicroStrategy
5 1 (1.20%) Red Hat
5 1 (1.20%) Remedy
5 1 (1.20%) SAP
5 1 (1.20%) Sybase
5 1 (1.20%) Veritas
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