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 27 August 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
27 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft SQL Server 2008
Rank 135 68 86
Rank change year-on-year
-67 +18
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 2008 40 177 134
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 1.16% 3.25% 2.27%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 4.60% 12.09% 9.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 37 144 109
Median daily rate £438 £413 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.06% -8.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £324 £297 £309
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £549 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £29.50 £19.96
% change year-on-year
+44.06% +47.83%
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
870 1464 1391
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 25.14% 26.92% 23.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 694 1151 1034
Median daily rate £475 £463 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.70% +2.77%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £325 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £615 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 6 5
Median hourly rate - £23.25 £27.91
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -16.69%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.18 £33.00 £28.50
% change year-on-year
-14.60% +15.78%

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 27 August 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 27 August 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 79 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 57 (72.15%) SQL
3 35 (44.30%) T-SQL
4 33 (41.77%) .NET
4 33 (41.77%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 28 (35.44%) C#
6 27 (34.18%) Finance
7 25 (31.65%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 22 (27.85%) SQL Server 2012
9 20 (25.32%) Business Intelligence
10 19 (24.05%) ETL
10 19 (24.05%) Data Warehouse
10 19 (24.05%) Agile Software Development
10 19 (24.05%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 16 (20.25%) MS Excel
11 16 (20.25%) SQL Server 2005
12 15 (18.99%) Microsoft
13 13 (16.46%) Windows
14 12 (15.19%) Banking
15 11 (13.92%) Oracle
15 11 (13.92%) .NET Framework
15 11 (13.92%) SQL Server 2014
16 10 (12.66%) Data Quality
17 9 (11.39%) WinForms
17 9 (11.39%) VBA
17 9 (11.39%) ASP.NET
17 9 (11.39%) WPF
18 8 (10.13%) Oracle Database 11g
18 8 (10.13%) PowerShell
18 8 (10.13%) Investment Banking

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 7 (8.86%) IIS
2 6 (7.59%) SharePoint
3 5 (6.33%) SAS
4 2 (2.53%) Confluence
4 2 (2.53%) SharePoint 2010
4 2 (2.53%) SharePoint 2013
4 2 (2.53%) Skype for Business
5 1 (1.27%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 16 (20.25%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.27%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 5 (6.33%) Markit EDM
2 2 (2.53%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.53%) Office 365
1 2 (2.53%) OneDrive
1 2 (2.53%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 2 (2.53%) Intranet
2 1 (1.27%) Firewall
2 1 (1.27%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 79 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 33 (41.77%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 25 (31.65%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 22 (27.85%) SQL Server 2012
5 19 (24.05%) Data Warehouse
5 19 (24.05%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 16 (20.25%) SQL Server 2005
7 11 (13.92%) SQL Server 2014
8 8 (10.13%) Oracle Database
8 8 (10.13%) Oracle Database 11g
9 4 (5.06%) QlikView
9 4 (5.06%) Relational Database
9 4 (5.06%) SQL Server 2016
10 2 (2.53%) BusinessObjects
10 2 (2.53%) OLAP
10 2 (2.53%) OLTP
10 2 (2.53%) Power BI
10 2 (2.53%) SSDT
10 2 (2.53%) Star Schema
10 2 (2.53%) Sybase ASE
Development Applications
1 4 (5.06%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
1 4 (5.06%) TeamCity
2 2 (2.53%) NUnit
2 2 (2.53%) Octopus Deploy
2 2 (2.53%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (2.53%) Visual Studio
2 2 (2.53%) VSS/SourceSafe
2 2 (2.53%) WiX
3 1 (1.27%) JIRA
3 1 (1.27%) Moq
3 1 (1.27%) MSTest
3 1 (1.27%) Subversion
General
1 27 (34.18%) Finance
2 12 (15.19%) Banking
3 8 (10.13%) Investment Banking
4 5 (6.33%) Front Office
5 4 (5.06%) Legal
5 4 (5.06%) Marketing
6 3 (3.80%) Back Office
6 3 (3.80%) Law
7 1 (1.27%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 47 (59.49%) Developer
2 18 (22.78%) C# Developer
3 17 (21.52%) .NET Developer
4 14 (17.72%) Analyst
5 11 (13.92%) Business Intelligence Developer
6 10 (12.66%) Applications Support
6 10 (12.66%) C# .NET Developer
7 9 (11.39%) Support Analyst
8 8 (10.13%) Applications Support Analyst
8 8 (10.13%) SQL Developer
9 6 (7.59%) DBA
9 6 (7.59%) Senior Developer
9 6 (7.59%) SQL DBA
9 6 (7.59%) SSIS Developer
9 6 (7.59%) WPF Developer
10 5 (6.33%) C# WPF Developer
10 5 (6.33%) SQL Analyst
10 5 (6.33%) SQL Support Analyst
11 4 (5.06%) SSAS Developer
11 4 (5.06%) SSRS Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 33 (41.77%) .NET
2 11 (13.92%) .NET Framework
3 9 (11.39%) ASP.NET
3 9 (11.39%) WinForms
3 9 (11.39%) WPF
4 7 (8.86%) MDX
5 5 (6.33%) HTML
6 3 (3.80%) AngularJS
6 3 (3.80%) Entity Framework
6 3 (3.80%) WCF
7 2 (2.53%) CSS
7 2 (2.53%) Hibernate
7 2 (2.53%) JSON
7 2 (2.53%) RabbitMQ
7 2 (2.53%) Reactive Extensions
7 2 (2.53%) Web Services
7 2 (2.53%) XML
8 1 (1.27%) Ajax
8 1 (1.27%) jQuery
8 1 (1.27%) Razor View Engine
Miscellaneous
1 6 (7.59%) Management Information System
2 5 (6.33%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (6.33%) Mathematics
3 4 (5.06%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 3 (3.80%) Clustering
4 3 (3.80%) Computer Science
4 3 (3.80%) Replication
5 2 (2.53%) Data Integration
6 1 (1.27%) Derivative
6 1 (1.27%) Equity Derivative
6 1 (1.27%) Fixed Income
6 1 (1.27%) FMCG
6 1 (1.27%) Interest Rate Derivative
Operating Systems
1 13 (16.46%) Windows
2 5 (6.33%) Windows Server
3 4 (5.06%) Windows Server 2003
4 3 (3.80%) Windows Server 2012
5 2 (2.53%) Linux
5 2 (2.53%) Solaris
6 1 (1.27%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (1.27%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (25.32%) Business Intelligence
2 19 (24.05%) Agile Software Development
2 19 (24.05%) ETL
3 8 (10.13%) Kimball Methodology
3 8 (10.13%) Scrum
4 7 (8.86%) Asset Management
4 7 (8.86%) Migration
4 7 (8.86%) Performance Tuning
5 6 (7.59%) Test Scripting
6 5 (6.33%) Change Management
6 5 (6.33%) Data Cleansing
6 5 (6.33%) Data Modelling
6 5 (6.33%) Investment Management
6 5 (6.33%) MVVM
7 4 (5.06%) Data Migration
7 4 (5.06%) E-business
7 4 (5.06%) Information Management
7 4 (5.06%) MVC
7 4 (5.06%) Portfolio Management
8 3 (3.80%) Continuous Integration
Programming Languages
1 57 (72.15%) SQL
2 35 (44.30%) T-SQL
3 28 (35.44%) C#
4 9 (11.39%) VBA
5 8 (10.13%) PowerShell
5 8 (10.13%) VB.NET
6 5 (6.33%) VB
7 3 (3.80%) R
8 2 (2.53%) Java
8 2 (2.53%) JavaScript
8 2 (2.53%) Korn
8 2 (2.53%) Shell Script
9 1 (1.27%) SAS Macro
9 1 (1.27%) Tcl
9 1 (1.27%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 3 (3.80%) Degree
2 1 (1.27%) CTC Cleared
2 1 (1.27%) MCSE
2 1 (1.27%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (1.27%) OCP
2 1 (1.27%) Oracle Certification
2 1 (1.27%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 1 (1.27%) RHCE
2 1 (1.27%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (12.66%) Data Quality
2 5 (6.33%) QA
3 2 (2.53%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (2.53%) Active Directory
1 2 (2.53%) Hyper-V
2 1 (1.27%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 5 (6.33%) Control-M
2 1 (1.27%) Microsoft Clustering
2 1 (1.27%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
Vendors
1 15 (18.99%) Microsoft
2 11 (13.92%) Oracle
3 7 (8.86%) Tableau
4 4 (5.06%) Teradata
5 2 (2.53%) DataSynapse
5 2 (2.53%) Informatica
5 2 (2.53%) SAP
5 2 (2.53%) Sybase
5 2 (2.53%) Veritas
6 1 (1.27%) MicroStrategy
6 1 (1.27%) Red Hat
6 1 (1.27%) RedGate
6 1 (1.27%) Sitecore
6 1 (1.27%) VMware
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