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 30 July 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
30 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft SQL Server 2008
Rank 93 78 55
Rank change year-on-year
-15 -23
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 2008 35 73 110
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 1.37% 2.34% 3.62%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 5.75% 9.79% 14.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 24 37 85
Median daily rate £366 £350 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.64% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £275 £268
10% offered a daily rate of more than £443 £425 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £329 £325
% change year-on-year
+6.46% +1.15%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 6 4
Median hourly rate - £23.25 £31.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -26.19%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £23.50 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+27.65% +17.50%
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
609 746 754
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 23.89% 23.93% 24.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 383 423 466
Median daily rate £400 £350 £353
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% -0.70%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £249 £245
10% offered a daily rate of more than £480 £500 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.44% +3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 28 25 27
Median hourly rate £38.00 £23.25 £31.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+63.44% -25.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £27.00 £17.50 £22.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.00 £50.00 £46.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.50 £28.06 £28.50
% change year-on-year
+1.55% -1.53%

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 30 July 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 30 July 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 +32 19 £375 - 2
Cambridgeshire -8 14 £350 +3.70% 1
Essex -17 2 £325 -7.14% 1
SQL Server 2008
England

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

For the 6 months to 30 July 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 63 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 50 (79.37%) SQL
3 30 (47.62%) .NET
4 28 (44.44%) Windows
5 25 (39.68%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 23 (36.51%) T-SQL
7 21 (33.33%) C#
7 21 (33.33%) ASP.NET
8 20 (31.75%) Microsoft
8 20 (31.75%) SQL Server 2012
9 16 (25.40%) .NET Framework
10 15 (23.81%) HTML
11 13 (20.63%) JavaScript
11 13 (20.63%) CSS
11 13 (20.63%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 13 (20.63%) Windows Server 2008
12 12 (19.05%) Oracle
13 11 (17.46%) Visual Studio
13 11 (17.46%) MVC
13 11 (17.46%) SQL Server 2005
13 11 (17.46%) jQuery
13 11 (17.46%) Windows Server
14 10 (15.87%) SQL Server 2014
14 10 (15.87%) Oracle Database 11g
14 10 (15.87%) Oracle Database
14 10 (15.87%) Business Intelligence
15 9 (14.29%) PL/SQL
15 9 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
15 9 (14.29%) Entity Framework
15 9 (14.29%) ASP.NET MVC

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 5 (7.94%) SharePoint
2 4 (6.35%) IIS
3 3 (4.76%) ArcGIS
3 3 (4.76%) NServiceBus
4 2 (3.17%) BizTalk Server
4 2 (3.17%) CMS
4 2 (3.17%) Documentum
4 2 (3.17%) Exchange Server 2010
4 2 (3.17%) Exchange Server 2013
4 2 (3.17%) MS Exchange
4 2 (3.17%) SharePoint 2010
5 1 (1.59%) Alfresco
5 1 (1.59%) DNN
5 1 (1.59%) Umbraco
Applications
1 7 (11.11%) MS Excel
2 2 (3.17%) MS Office
3 1 (1.59%) PTC Creo
3 1 (1.59%) Windchill
Business Applications
1 1 (1.59%) Dynamics AX
1 1 (1.59%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (1.59%) OpenText MBPM
1 1 (1.59%) SDL Web 8
Cloud Services
1 2 (3.17%) Office 365
2 1 (1.59%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (1.59%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (1.59%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (7.94%) SAN
2 4 (6.35%) Internet
3 2 (3.17%) Kerberos
3 2 (3.17%) Network Security
3 2 (3.17%) SSL
3 2 (3.17%) Wireshark
4 1 (1.59%) DHCP
4 1 (1.59%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 63 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 25 (39.68%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 20 (31.75%) SQL Server 2012
4 13 (20.63%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 11 (17.46%) SQL Server 2005
6 10 (15.87%) Oracle Database
6 10 (15.87%) Oracle Database 11g
6 10 (15.87%) SQL Server 2014
7 9 (14.29%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 5 (7.94%) MySQL
8 5 (7.94%) SQL Server 2000
9 4 (6.35%) SAP Data Services
10 3 (4.76%) Crystal Reports
10 3 (4.76%) Microsoft Analysis Services
10 3 (4.76%) Oracle Database 10g
11 2 (3.17%) Data Mining
12 1 (1.59%) Data Warehouse
12 1 (1.59%) DB2
12 1 (1.59%) DTS
12 1 (1.59%) Oracle9i Database
Development Applications
1 11 (17.46%) Visual Studio
2 5 (7.94%) NUnit
2 5 (7.94%) TeamCity
3 4 (6.35%) Selenium
3 4 (6.35%) Subversion
4 3 (4.76%) Team Foundation Server
5 2 (3.17%) Jenkins
5 2 (3.17%) Octopus Deploy
General
1 5 (7.94%) Finance
2 4 (6.35%) Retail
3 2 (3.17%) Telecoms
4 1 (1.59%) Legal
4 1 (1.59%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 26 (41.27%) Developer
2 21 (33.33%) .NET Developer
3 15 (23.81%) DBA
3 15 (23.81%) SQL DBA
4 13 (20.63%) Administrator
5 9 (14.29%) SQL Developer
6 8 (12.70%) C# Developer
7 7 (11.11%) ASP.NET Developer
7 7 (11.11%) C# .NET Developer
7 7 (11.11%) SQL Server DBA
8 5 (7.94%) C# ASP.NET Developer
9 4 (6.35%) Data Administrator
9 4 (6.35%) SAP Administrator
10 3 (4.76%) Consultant
10 3 (4.76%) Infrastructure Manager
10 3 (4.76%) Infrastructure Project Manager
10 3 (4.76%) Senior DBA
10 3 (4.76%) Senior SQL DBA
10 3 (4.76%) Senior SQL Server DBA
10 3 (4.76%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 30 (47.62%) .NET
2 21 (33.33%) ASP.NET
3 16 (25.40%) .NET Framework
4 15 (23.81%) HTML
5 13 (20.63%) CSS
6 11 (17.46%) jQuery
7 9 (14.29%) ASP.NET MVC
7 9 (14.29%) Entity Framework
8 7 (11.11%) Ajax
8 7 (11.11%) Web Services
9 6 (9.52%) LINQ
9 6 (9.52%) RESTful
10 5 (7.94%) ASP.NET MVC 5
10 5 (7.94%) CSS3
10 5 (7.94%) HTML5
10 5 (7.94%) Lambda Expressions
11 4 (6.35%) XML
12 3 (4.76%) ArcObjects
12 3 (4.76%) ASP.NET Web API
12 3 (4.76%) MSMQ
Miscellaneous
1 8 (12.70%) Enterprise Software
2 7 (11.11%) Clustering
3 6 (9.52%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (4.76%) Mobile App
4 3 (4.76%) Replication
5 2 (3.17%) Computer Science
5 2 (3.17%) Digital Media
5 2 (3.17%) RIA
5 2 (3.17%) Robotics
5 2 (3.17%) User Experience
6 1 (1.59%) Data Centre
6 1 (1.59%) Data Extraction
6 1 (1.59%) iPad
6 1 (1.59%) Management Information System
6 1 (1.59%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 28 (44.44%) Windows
2 13 (20.63%) Windows Server 2008
3 11 (17.46%) Windows Server
4 7 (11.11%) Windows Server 2012
5 5 (7.94%) Linux
6 4 (6.35%) Windows 7
7 3 (4.76%) CentOS
7 3 (4.76%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 3 (4.76%) Windows 10
7 3 (4.76%) Windows Server 2003
8 2 (3.17%) Unix
8 2 (3.17%) Windows 8
9 1 (1.59%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (17.46%) MVC
2 10 (15.87%) Business Intelligence
3 9 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
3 9 (14.29%) Web Development
4 8 (12.70%) ITIL
5 7 (11.11%) Performance Tuning
5 7 (11.11%) Scrum
6 6 (9.52%) API Design
6 6 (9.52%) Project Management
6 6 (9.52%) SOA
7 5 (7.94%) B2B
7 5 (7.94%) Change Management
7 5 (7.94%) CRM
7 5 (7.94%) ETL
7 5 (7.94%) TDD
8 4 (6.35%) Migration
8 4 (6.35%) OO
8 4 (6.35%) Time Management
8 4 (6.35%) Unit Testing
9 3 (4.76%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 50 (79.37%) SQL
2 23 (36.51%) T-SQL
3 21 (33.33%) C#
4 13 (20.63%) JavaScript
5 9 (14.29%) PL/SQL
6 4 (6.35%) Java
6 4 (6.35%) PHP
6 4 (6.35%) VB.NET
7 3 (4.76%) PowerShell
8 2 (3.17%) C
8 2 (3.17%) C++
8 2 (3.17%) Perl
8 2 (3.17%) Python
8 2 (3.17%) Ruby
8 2 (3.17%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 9 (14.29%) Degree
2 7 (11.11%) Microsoft Certification
3 4 (6.35%) MCSE
4 3 (4.76%) MCP
4 3 (4.76%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 2 (3.17%) MCITP
5 2 (3.17%) MCSA
5 2 (3.17%) SC Cleared
5 2 (3.17%) Security Cleared
6 1 (1.59%) MCDBA
6 1 (1.59%) OCP
6 1 (1.59%) Oracle Certification
System Software
1 6 (9.52%) Active Directory
2 3 (4.76%) Hyper-V
2 3 (4.76%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (4.76%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 2 (3.17%) Failover Clustering
1 2 (3.17%) HP Quality Center
1 2 (3.17%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
1 2 (3.17%) Puppet
1 2 (3.17%) SCCM
1 2 (3.17%) SCOM
2 1 (1.59%) Data Guard
2 1 (1.59%) Oracle RMAN
Vendors
1 20 (31.75%) Microsoft
2 12 (19.05%) Oracle
3 7 (11.11%) VMware
4 6 (9.52%) HP
5 5 (7.94%) SAP
6 3 (4.76%) 3PAR
6 3 (4.76%) Cognos
6 3 (4.76%) ESRI
6 3 (4.76%) Red Hat
6 3 (4.76%) RedGate
7 2 (3.17%) Blue Prism
7 2 (3.17%) IBM
7 2 (3.17%) Kofax
7 2 (3.17%) TIBCO
8 1 (1.59%) Cisco
8 1 (1.59%) NetApp
8 1 (1.59%) Nintex
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