The table below looks at the statistics for SQL Server 2008 skills in IT contracts advertised for the East of England region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SQL Server 2008 over the 3 months to 3 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
3 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft SQL Server 2008
Rank 95 96 69
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -27
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 2008 26 37 73
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 1.15% 1.42% 2.50%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 5.44% 6.56% 11.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 28 60
Median daily rate £388 £375 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.33% -3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £299
10% offered a daily rate of more than £498 £425 £466
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 £22.50 £31.10
% change year-on-year
+80.00% -27.64%
SQL Server 2008
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 East of England region.

Database & Business Intelligence Category
East of England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Database & Business Intelligence category
478 564 609
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 21.19% 21.63% 20.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 280 330 390
Median daily rate £400 £400 £400
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £280 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £548 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £363
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +6.89%
Number of hourly rates quoted 19 27 8
Median hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £35.18
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -0.49%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.50 £13.25 £13.20
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.84 £39.75 £46.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £38.00 £25.75 £31.40
% change year-on-year
+47.57% -17.99%

SQL Server 2008
Jobs Demand Trend in the East of England

The demand trend of contract jobs across the East of England 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 East of England

SQL Server 2008
Daily Rate Trend in the East of England

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

SQL Server 2008 Daily Rate Trend in the East of England

SQL Server 2008
Daily Rate Histogram in the East of England

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

SQL Server 2008 Daily Rate Histogram in the East of England

SQL Server 2008
Hourly Rate Trend in the East of England

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

SQL Server 2008 Hourly Rate Trend in the East of England

SQL Server 2008
Contract Job Locations in the East of England

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 East of England region over the 3 months to 3 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
Norfolk +11 7 £438 +59.09%
Suffolk +5 6 £318 -18.58% 2
Hertfordshire -1 6 £400 +5.26% 4
Cambridgeshire -7 3 £400 +14.28% 1
Bedfordshire +3 2 £218 -35.55%
Essex -8 2 £550 +33.33% 1
SQL Server 2008
England

SQL Server 2008
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 3 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 East of England region with a requirement for SQL Server 2008.

1 61 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 47 (77.05%) SQL
3 28 (45.90%) .NET
4 27 (44.26%) Microsoft
5 21 (34.43%) Windows
6 20 (32.79%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 18 (29.51%) T-SQL
8 16 (26.23%) Oracle
8 16 (26.23%) MVC
9 15 (24.59%) SQL Server 2012
10 14 (22.95%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 13 (21.31%) SQL Server 2005
11 13 (21.31%) ASP.NET
12 12 (19.67%) Visual Studio
12 12 (19.67%) Clustering
12 12 (19.67%) Performance Tuning
13 10 (16.39%) ITIL
13 10 (16.39%) C#
13 10 (16.39%) SAN
13 10 (16.39%) Active Directory
13 10 (16.39%) .NET Framework
13 10 (16.39%) SQL Server Analysis Services
14 9 (14.75%) Entity Framework
14 9 (14.75%) Windows Server 2008
14 9 (14.75%) HTML
14 9 (14.75%) Analytical Skills
14 9 (14.75%) SQL Server 2014
15 8 (13.11%) Windows Server
15 8 (13.11%) Oracle Database
15 8 (13.11%) Business Intelligence

SQL Server 2008
Top Related IT Skills in the East of England 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 4 (6.56%) BizTalk Server
1 4 (6.56%) NServiceBus
1 4 (6.56%) SharePoint
2 3 (4.92%) ArcGIS
2 3 (4.92%) IIS
3 2 (3.28%) MS Exchange
4 1 (1.64%) CMS
4 1 (1.64%) DNN
4 1 (1.64%) Exchange Server 2003
4 1 (1.64%) Exchange Server 2007
4 1 (1.64%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (1.64%) SharePoint 2010
4 1 (1.64%) SharePoint 2013
4 1 (1.64%) ThingWorx
Applications
1 7 (11.48%) MS Excel
2 3 (4.92%) MS Office
3 1 (1.64%) PTC Creo
3 1 (1.64%) Windchill
Business Applications
1 2 (3.28%) OpenText MBPM
2 1 (1.64%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 3 (4.92%) Office 365
2 2 (3.28%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (1.64%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (1.64%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 10 (16.39%) SAN
2 4 (6.56%) Internet
3 2 (3.28%) Firewall
3 2 (3.28%) Kerberos
3 2 (3.28%) SSL
3 2 (3.28%) Wireshark
4 1 (1.64%) BGP
4 1 (1.64%) HSRP
4 1 (1.64%) NAS
4 1 (1.64%) OSPF
4 1 (1.64%) SMTP
4 1 (1.64%) VRRP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 61 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 20 (32.79%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 15 (24.59%) SQL Server 2012
4 14 (22.95%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 13 (21.31%) SQL Server 2005
6 10 (16.39%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 9 (14.75%) SQL Server 2014
8 8 (13.11%) Oracle Database
8 8 (13.11%) Oracle Database 11g
9 5 (8.20%) SQL Server 2000
10 4 (6.56%) MySQL
10 4 (6.56%) Oracle Database 10g
11 3 (4.92%) Crystal Reports
11 3 (4.92%) Data Warehouse
11 3 (4.92%) Oracle Database 12c
11 3 (4.92%) Relational Database
12 2 (3.28%) DTS
12 2 (3.28%) Oracle9i Database
13 1 (1.64%) BusinessObjects
13 1 (1.64%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 12 (19.67%) Visual Studio
2 2 (3.28%) Jenkins
2 2 (3.28%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (3.28%) TeamCity
3 1 (1.64%) Subversion
General
1 4 (6.56%) Finance
1 4 (6.56%) Retail
2 2 (3.28%) Legal
2 2 (3.28%) Telecoms
3 1 (1.64%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 20 (32.79%) Developer
2 16 (26.23%) DBA
3 15 (24.59%) SQL DBA
4 13 (21.31%) .NET Developer
5 7 (11.48%) SQL Server DBA
6 6 (9.84%) Architect
7 4 (6.56%) Analyst
7 4 (6.56%) Senior .NET Developer
7 4 (6.56%) Senior Developer
7 4 (6.56%) Solutions Architect
8 3 (4.92%) Administrator
8 3 (4.92%) ASP.NET Developer
8 3 (4.92%) Business Intelligence Developer
8 3 (4.92%) C# .NET Developer
8 3 (4.92%) C# Developer
8 3 (4.92%) Consultant
8 3 (4.92%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 3 (4.92%) SQL Developer
9 2 (3.28%) Infrastructure Project Manager
9 2 (3.28%) VB.NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 28 (45.90%) .NET
2 13 (21.31%) ASP.NET
3 10 (16.39%) .NET Framework
4 9 (14.75%) Entity Framework
4 9 (14.75%) HTML
5 7 (11.48%) CSS
5 7 (11.48%) WPF
6 6 (9.84%) Web Services
7 4 (6.56%) jQuery
7 4 (6.56%) MSMQ
8 3 (4.92%) Ajax
8 3 (4.92%) ArcObjects
8 3 (4.92%) ASP.NET MVC
8 3 (4.92%) ASP.NET MVC 5
8 3 (4.92%) LINQ
8 3 (4.92%) LINQ to SQL
8 3 (4.92%) XML
9 2 (3.28%) ASP.NET MVC 4
9 2 (3.28%) Kendo UI
9 2 (3.28%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 12 (19.67%) Clustering
2 9 (14.75%) Analytical Skills
3 5 (8.20%) Replication
4 3 (4.92%) Data Centre
4 3 (4.92%) Mobile App
4 3 (4.92%) PKI
5 2 (3.28%) Computer Science
5 2 (3.28%) FMCG
5 2 (3.28%) iPad
5 2 (3.28%) Management Information System
5 2 (3.28%) RIA
5 2 (3.28%) User Experience
6 1 (1.64%) Data Extraction
6 1 (1.64%) Driving Licence
6 1 (1.64%) Enterprise Software
6 1 (1.64%) Hybrid Cloud
Operating Systems
1 21 (34.43%) Windows
2 9 (14.75%) Windows Server 2008
3 8 (13.11%) Windows Server
4 5 (8.20%) Linux
4 5 (8.20%) Windows Server 2003
5 3 (4.92%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 3 (4.92%) Windows 10
5 3 (4.92%) Windows 7
5 3 (4.92%) Windows Server 2012
6 2 (3.28%) Android
6 2 (3.28%) CentOS
6 2 (3.28%) Unix
7 1 (1.64%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (26.23%) MVC
2 12 (19.67%) Performance Tuning
3 10 (16.39%) ITIL
4 8 (13.11%) Business Intelligence
4 8 (13.11%) Logistics
5 7 (11.48%) Database Security
5 7 (11.48%) Performance Monitoring
6 6 (9.84%) Stakeholder Management
6 6 (9.84%) Virtual Environments
7 5 (8.20%) B2B
7 5 (8.20%) Data Protection
7 5 (8.20%) High Availability
7 5 (8.20%) Unit Testing
8 4 (6.56%) Agile Software Development
8 4 (6.56%) Capacity Planning
8 4 (6.56%) Continuous Improvement
8 4 (6.56%) Database Tuning
8 4 (6.56%) Incident Management
8 4 (6.56%) Line Management
8 4 (6.56%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 47 (77.05%) SQL
2 18 (29.51%) T-SQL
3 10 (16.39%) C#
4 7 (11.48%) Delphi
5 5 (8.20%) PowerShell
6 4 (6.56%) JavaScript
6 4 (6.56%) PL/SQL
7 2 (3.28%) C
7 2 (3.28%) C++
7 2 (3.28%) Java
7 2 (3.28%) Perl
7 2 (3.28%) PHP
7 2 (3.28%) Python
7 2 (3.28%) Ruby
7 2 (3.28%) Shell Script
7 2 (3.28%) VB.NET
8 1 (1.64%) VBA
Qualifications
1 8 (13.11%) Microsoft Certification
2 7 (11.48%) Degree
3 5 (8.20%) MCSE
4 3 (4.92%) MCP
4 3 (4.92%) Oracle Certification
5 2 (3.28%) MCDBA
5 2 (3.28%) MCITP
5 2 (3.28%) OCP
5 2 (3.28%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 2 (3.28%) SC Cleared
5 2 (3.28%) Security Cleared
6 1 (1.64%) MCSA
System Software
1 10 (16.39%) Active Directory
2 8 (13.11%) Hyper-V
3 3 (4.92%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (3.28%) vSphere
5 1 (1.64%) DFS Replication
5 1 (1.64%) XenApp
5 1 (1.64%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 3 (4.92%) Data Guard
1 3 (4.92%) SCCM
1 3 (4.92%) SCOM
2 2 (3.28%) Failover Clustering
2 2 (3.28%) HP Quality Center
2 2 (3.28%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
2 2 (3.28%) Oracle RMAN
2 2 (3.28%) Puppet
3 1 (1.64%) HP SIM
3 1 (1.64%) PowerCLI
Vendors
1 27 (44.26%) Microsoft
2 16 (26.23%) Oracle
3 8 (13.11%) VMware
4 7 (11.48%) Borland
4 7 (11.48%) Embarcadero
4 7 (11.48%) HP
5 3 (4.92%) Cognos
5 3 (4.92%) ESRI
5 3 (4.92%) Red Hat
6 2 (3.28%) 3PAR
6 2 (3.28%) Cisco
6 2 (3.28%) IBM
6 2 (3.28%) NetApp
6 2 (3.28%) Nintex
6 2 (3.28%) SAP
6 2 (3.28%) TIBCO
7 1 (1.64%) Citrix
7 1 (1.64%) Clearswift
7 1 (1.64%) Intel Security
7 1 (1.64%) Juniper
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