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 28 September 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
28 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft SQL Server 2008
Rank 107 85 78
Rank change year-on-year
-22 -7
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 2008 29 52 77
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 1.17% 1.83% 2.55%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 4.88% 8.60% 10.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 36 62
Median daily rate £330 £325 £370
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.53% -12.16%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £148 £227
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £393 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £345 £350 £333
% change year-on-year
-1.42% +5.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 4 0
Median hourly rate £42.50 £38.75 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+9.67% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £29.50 £19.71
% change year-on-year
+44.06% +49.70%
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
594 605 746
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 24.00% 21.26% 24.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 363 331 484
Median daily rate £363 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.33% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £245 £240 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £480 £550 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £379 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 27 15
Median hourly rate £45.00 £37.50 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+20.00% +66.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £31.59 £17.50 £13.18
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.00 £45.00 £34.13
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.32 £33.55 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+8.25% +49.11%

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 28 September 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 28 September 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
Hertfordshire +6 13 £320 -14.66% 6
Cambridgeshire +17 7 £375 +36.36% 2
Suffolk +3 5 £315 -14.28% 2
Essex -7 2 - - 4
Bedfordshire -12 1 £375 +240.90% 1
Norfolk - 1 £363 -
SQL Server 2008
England

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

For the 6 months to 28 September 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 67 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 52 (77.61%) SQL
3 31 (46.27%) .NET
4 30 (44.78%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 26 (38.81%) Windows
6 25 (37.31%) Microsoft
6 25 (37.31%) T-SQL
7 21 (31.34%) C#
7 21 (31.34%) ASP.NET
7 21 (31.34%) SQL Server 2012
8 17 (25.37%) Oracle
9 16 (23.88%) .NET Framework
10 14 (20.90%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 14 (20.90%) HTML
11 13 (19.40%) CSS
12 12 (17.91%) JavaScript
12 12 (17.91%) Business Intelligence
13 11 (16.42%) Visual Studio
13 11 (16.42%) Clustering
13 11 (16.42%) MVC
13 11 (16.42%) SQL Server 2005
13 11 (16.42%) Performance Tuning
14 10 (14.93%) Oracle Database
14 10 (14.93%) Degree
14 10 (14.93%) Oracle Database 11g
14 10 (14.93%) jQuery
14 10 (14.93%) SQL Server Analysis Services
14 10 (14.93%) SAN
15 9 (13.43%) PL/SQL
15 9 (13.43%) Agile Software Development

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 7 (10.45%) SharePoint
2 4 (5.97%) IIS
3 3 (4.48%) ArcGIS
3 3 (4.48%) BizTalk Server
3 3 (4.48%) NServiceBus
3 3 (4.48%) SharePoint 2010
4 2 (2.99%) CMS
4 2 (2.99%) Documentum
4 2 (2.99%) Exchange Server 2010
4 2 (2.99%) Exchange Server 2013
4 2 (2.99%) MS Exchange
5 1 (1.49%) Alfresco
5 1 (1.49%) DNN
5 1 (1.49%) SharePoint 2013
5 1 (1.49%) Umbraco
Applications
1 7 (10.45%) MS Excel
2 2 (2.99%) MS Office
3 1 (1.49%) PTC Creo
3 1 (1.49%) Windchill
Business Applications
1 2 (2.99%) OpenText MBPM
2 1 (1.49%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (1.49%) SDL Web 8
Cloud Services
1 3 (4.48%) Office 365
2 1 (1.49%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (1.49%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (1.49%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 10 (14.93%) SAN
2 4 (5.97%) Internet
3 2 (2.99%) Kerberos
3 2 (2.99%) Network Security
3 2 (2.99%) SSL
3 2 (2.99%) Wireshark
4 1 (1.49%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 67 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 30 (44.78%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 21 (31.34%) SQL Server 2012
4 14 (20.90%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 11 (16.42%) SQL Server 2005
6 10 (14.93%) Oracle Database
6 10 (14.93%) Oracle Database 11g
6 10 (14.93%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 9 (13.43%) SQL Server 2014
8 4 (5.97%) MySQL
8 4 (5.97%) SQL Server 2000
9 3 (4.48%) Crystal Reports
9 3 (4.48%) Oracle Database 10g
10 2 (2.99%) Data Mining
10 2 (2.99%) Relational Database
11 1 (1.49%) BusinessObjects
11 1 (1.49%) Data Warehouse
11 1 (1.49%) DTS
11 1 (1.49%) Oracle Database 12c
11 1 (1.49%) Oracle9i Database
Development Applications
1 11 (16.42%) Visual Studio
2 5 (7.46%) TeamCity
3 4 (5.97%) Subversion
4 3 (4.48%) NUnit
5 2 (2.99%) Jenkins
5 2 (2.99%) Octopus Deploy
5 2 (2.99%) Selenium
5 2 (2.99%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 6 (8.96%) Finance
2 4 (5.97%) Retail
3 2 (2.99%) Legal
3 2 (2.99%) Telecoms
4 1 (1.49%) Advertising
4 1 (1.49%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 25 (37.31%) Developer
2 20 (29.85%) .NET Developer
2 20 (29.85%) DBA
2 20 (29.85%) SQL DBA
3 11 (16.42%) SQL Server DBA
4 8 (11.94%) SQL Developer
5 7 (10.45%) Administrator
5 7 (10.45%) C# Developer
6 6 (8.96%) ASP.NET Developer
6 6 (8.96%) C# .NET Developer
7 4 (5.97%) Architect
7 4 (5.97%) C# ASP.NET Developer
8 3 (4.48%) Consultant
8 3 (4.48%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 3 (4.48%) Infrastructure Manager
8 3 (4.48%) Infrastructure Project Manager
8 3 (4.48%) Project Manager
8 3 (4.48%) Senior DBA
8 3 (4.48%) Senior SQL DBA
8 3 (4.48%) Senior SQL Server DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 31 (46.27%) .NET
2 21 (31.34%) ASP.NET
3 16 (23.88%) .NET Framework
4 14 (20.90%) HTML
5 13 (19.40%) CSS
6 10 (14.93%) jQuery
7 9 (13.43%) Entity Framework
8 8 (11.94%) ASP.NET MVC
9 7 (10.45%) Web Services
10 6 (8.96%) RESTful
11 5 (7.46%) Ajax
12 4 (5.97%) CSS3
12 4 (5.97%) LINQ
12 4 (5.97%) XML
13 3 (4.48%) ArcObjects
13 3 (4.48%) ASP.NET MVC 5
13 3 (4.48%) ASP.NET Web API
13 3 (4.48%) HTML5
13 3 (4.48%) Lambda Expressions
13 3 (4.48%) MSMQ
Miscellaneous
1 11 (16.42%) Clustering
2 8 (11.94%) Enterprise Software
2 8 (11.94%) Replication
3 7 (10.45%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (4.48%) Mobile App
5 2 (2.99%) Computer Science
5 2 (2.99%) Data Centre
5 2 (2.99%) Digital Media
5 2 (2.99%) iPad
5 2 (2.99%) PKI
5 2 (2.99%) RIA
5 2 (2.99%) Robotics
5 2 (2.99%) User Experience
6 1 (1.49%) Data Extraction
6 1 (1.49%) Hybrid Cloud
6 1 (1.49%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 26 (38.81%) Windows
2 9 (13.43%) Windows Server 2008
3 8 (11.94%) Windows Server
4 6 (8.96%) Linux
5 4 (5.97%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 4 (5.97%) Windows 7
5 4 (5.97%) Windows Server 2012
6 3 (4.48%) CentOS
6 3 (4.48%) Windows 10
7 2 (2.99%) Android
7 2 (2.99%) Unix
7 2 (2.99%) Windows 8
7 2 (2.99%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (17.91%) Business Intelligence
2 11 (16.42%) MVC
2 11 (16.42%) Performance Tuning
3 9 (13.43%) Agile Software Development
4 8 (11.94%) ITIL
4 8 (11.94%) Web Development
5 7 (10.45%) Scrum
6 6 (8.96%) API Design
6 6 (8.96%) Performance Monitoring
6 6 (8.96%) Project Management
6 6 (8.96%) SOA
6 6 (8.96%) Stakeholder Management
6 6 (8.96%) Virtual Environments
7 5 (7.46%) B2B
7 5 (7.46%) Change Management
7 5 (7.46%) CRM
7 5 (7.46%) Database Security
7 5 (7.46%) Migration
8 4 (5.97%) Incident Management
8 4 (5.97%) OO
Programming Languages
1 52 (77.61%) SQL
2 25 (37.31%) T-SQL
3 21 (31.34%) C#
4 12 (17.91%) JavaScript
5 9 (13.43%) PL/SQL
6 4 (5.97%) Java
6 4 (5.97%) PHP
6 4 (5.97%) VB.NET
7 3 (4.48%) PowerShell
8 2 (2.99%) C
8 2 (2.99%) C++
8 2 (2.99%) Perl
8 2 (2.99%) Python
8 2 (2.99%) Ruby
8 2 (2.99%) Shell Script
9 1 (1.49%) VBA
Qualifications
1 10 (14.93%) Degree
2 8 (11.94%) Microsoft Certification
3 4 (5.97%) MCSE
4 3 (4.48%) MCP
4 3 (4.48%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 2 (2.99%) MCITP
5 2 (2.99%) MCSA
5 2 (2.99%) SC Cleared
5 2 (2.99%) Security Cleared
6 1 (1.49%) MCDBA
6 1 (1.49%) OCP
6 1 (1.49%) Oracle Certification
System Software
1 8 (11.94%) Active Directory
1 8 (11.94%) Hyper-V
2 3 (4.48%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (4.48%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 3 (4.48%) SCCM
1 3 (4.48%) SCOM
2 2 (2.99%) Failover Clustering
2 2 (2.99%) HP Quality Center
2 2 (2.99%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
2 2 (2.99%) Puppet
3 1 (1.49%) Data Guard
3 1 (1.49%) Oracle RMAN
Vendors
1 25 (37.31%) Microsoft
2 17 (25.37%) Oracle
3 7 (10.45%) HP
3 7 (10.45%) VMware
4 4 (5.97%) Red Hat
5 3 (4.48%) 3PAR
5 3 (4.48%) Cognos
5 3 (4.48%) ESRI
6 2 (2.99%) Blue Prism
6 2 (2.99%) IBM
6 2 (2.99%) Kofax
6 2 (2.99%) Nintex
6 2 (2.99%) SAP
6 2 (2.99%) TIBCO
7 1 (1.49%) Cisco
7 1 (1.49%) NetApp
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