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 29 June 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
29 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft SQL Server 2008
Rank 95 73 49
Rank change year-on-year
-22 -24
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 2008 38 78 121
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 1.50% 2.61% 4.15%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 6.88% 10.77% 16.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 28 38 89
Median daily rate £375 £356 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.26% -5.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £245 £275 £278
10% offered a daily rate of more than £472 £450 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £328 £338
% change year-on-year
+6.87% -2.96%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 6 7
Median hourly rate £40.00 £23.25 £23.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+72.04% +1.08%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £23.50 £23.00
% change year-on-year
+27.65% +2.17%
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
552 724 740
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 21.74% 24.22% 25.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 324 415 434
Median daily rate £400 £355 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.67% -5.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £490 £500 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £351 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.99% +0.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 28 25 29
Median hourly rate £34.75 £23.50 £31.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+47.87% -24.19%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £27.00 £19.00 £22.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.83 £49.70 £46.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £31.27 £26.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+20.26% -13.33%

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 29 June 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 29 June 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 +21 15 £388 -13.88% 9
Cambridgeshire -11 12 £359 +11.67% 2
Essex -8 8 £326 -7.00% 1
Suffolk -5 2 £575 +142.10% 1
East Anglia - 1 £375 -
SQL Server 2008
England

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

For the 6 months to 29 June 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 48 (76.19%) SQL
3 28 (44.44%) .NET
3 28 (44.44%) Windows
4 26 (41.27%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 24 (38.10%) C#
6 22 (34.92%) T-SQL
7 21 (33.33%) ASP.NET
8 18 (28.57%) .NET Framework
8 18 (28.57%) Windows Server 2008
8 18 (28.57%) SQL Server 2012
9 16 (25.40%) JavaScript
9 16 (25.40%) Microsoft
10 15 (23.81%) HTML
10 15 (23.81%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 14 (22.22%) CSS
11 14 (22.22%) jQuery
12 13 (20.63%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 13 (20.63%) MVC
13 12 (19.05%) Windows Server 2012
13 12 (19.05%) Windows Server
14 11 (17.46%) Entity Framework
14 11 (17.46%) SQL Server 2005
14 11 (17.46%) ASP.NET MVC
14 11 (17.46%) Business Intelligence
15 10 (15.87%) Agile Software Development
15 10 (15.87%) Web Development
15 10 (15.87%) SQL Server 2014
16 9 (14.29%) Degree
16 9 (14.29%) Oracle

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 8 (12.70%) SharePoint
2 4 (6.35%) IIS
2 4 (6.35%) MS Exchange
2 4 (6.35%) SharePoint 2010
3 3 (4.76%) NServiceBus
4 2 (3.17%) ArcGIS
4 2 (3.17%) Documentum
4 2 (3.17%) Exchange Server 2010
4 2 (3.17%) Exchange Server 2013
4 2 (3.17%) SharePoint 2013
5 1 (1.59%) Alfresco
5 1 (1.59%) CMS
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%) SDL Web 8
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.59%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (1.59%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (1.59%) Office 365
1 1 (1.59%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (7.94%) Internet
2 4 (6.35%) SAN
3 3 (4.76%) DHCP
3 3 (4.76%) DNS
4 2 (3.17%) Kerberos
4 2 (3.17%) NetScaler
4 2 (3.17%) Network Security
4 2 (3.17%) SSL
4 2 (3.17%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 63 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 26 (41.27%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 18 (28.57%) SQL Server 2012
4 15 (23.81%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 13 (20.63%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 11 (17.46%) SQL Server 2005
7 10 (15.87%) SQL Server 2014
8 6 (9.52%) MySQL
8 6 (9.52%) Oracle Database
8 6 (9.52%) Oracle Database 11g
9 5 (7.94%) Microsoft Analysis Services
10 4 (6.35%) SAP Data Services
10 4 (6.35%) SQL Server 2000
11 2 (3.17%) Data Mining
11 2 (3.17%) DB2
12 1 (1.59%) Crystal Reports
12 1 (1.59%) Data Warehouse
12 1 (1.59%) OLAP
12 1 (1.59%) RDBMS
12 1 (1.59%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 9 (14.29%) Visual Studio
2 6 (9.52%) NUnit
3 5 (7.94%) Selenium
4 4 (6.35%) Team Foundation Server
5 3 (4.76%) Subversion
5 3 (4.76%) TeamCity
6 2 (3.17%) Octopus Deploy
General
1 5 (7.94%) Finance
1 5 (7.94%) Retail
2 3 (4.76%) Telecoms
3 2 (3.17%) Aerospace
3 2 (3.17%) Banking
4 1 (1.59%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 27 (42.86%) Developer
2 21 (33.33%) .NET Developer
3 16 (25.40%) Administrator
3 16 (25.40%) DBA
3 16 (25.40%) SQL DBA
4 10 (15.87%) C# Developer
4 10 (15.87%) SQL Developer
5 9 (14.29%) C# .NET Developer
6 7 (11.11%) ASP.NET Developer
6 7 (11.11%) C# ASP.NET Developer
6 7 (11.11%) SQL Server DBA
7 4 (6.35%) Data Administrator
7 4 (6.35%) SAP Administrator
7 4 (6.35%) Web Developer
8 3 (4.76%) Architect
8 3 (4.76%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
8 3 (4.76%) Consultant
8 3 (4.76%) Senior DBA
8 3 (4.76%) Senior SQL DBA
8 3 (4.76%) Senior SQL Server DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 28 (44.44%) .NET
2 21 (33.33%) ASP.NET
3 18 (28.57%) .NET Framework
4 15 (23.81%) HTML
5 14 (22.22%) CSS
5 14 (22.22%) jQuery
6 11 (17.46%) ASP.NET MVC
6 11 (17.46%) Entity Framework
7 8 (12.70%) Ajax
7 8 (12.70%) LINQ
8 7 (11.11%) HTML5
9 6 (9.52%) ASP.NET MVC 5
9 6 (9.52%) Lambda Expressions
9 6 (9.52%) RESTful
9 6 (9.52%) XML
10 5 (7.94%) CSS3
11 4 (6.35%) Web Services
12 3 (4.76%) ADO.NET
12 3 (4.76%) MSMQ
12 3 (4.76%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 8 (12.70%) Clustering
1 8 (12.70%) Enterprise Software
2 4 (6.35%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (4.76%) Replication
3 3 (4.76%) RIA
3 3 (4.76%) User Experience
4 2 (3.17%) Computer Science
4 2 (3.17%) Digital Media
4 2 (3.17%) Mobile App
4 2 (3.17%) Robotics
5 1 (1.59%) Client/Server
5 1 (1.59%) Data Extraction
5 1 (1.59%) Hedge funds
Operating Systems
1 28 (44.44%) Windows
2 18 (28.57%) Windows Server 2008
3 12 (19.05%) Windows Server
3 12 (19.05%) Windows Server 2012
4 4 (6.35%) Windows 7
5 3 (4.76%) Windows Server 2003
6 2 (3.17%) CentOS
6 2 (3.17%) Linux
6 2 (3.17%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 2 (3.17%) Windows 10
6 2 (3.17%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (20.63%) MVC
2 11 (17.46%) Business Intelligence
3 10 (15.87%) Agile Software Development
3 10 (15.87%) Web Development
4 7 (11.11%) ITIL
4 7 (11.11%) Performance Tuning
4 7 (11.11%) Scrum
5 6 (9.52%) API Design
5 6 (9.52%) SOA
6 5 (7.94%) B2B
6 5 (7.94%) Capacity Planning
6 5 (7.94%) CRM
6 5 (7.94%) ETL
6 5 (7.94%) Project Management
6 5 (7.94%) TDD
7 4 (6.35%) Change Management
7 4 (6.35%) High Availability
7 4 (6.35%) Migration
7 4 (6.35%) Stakeholder Management
8 3 (4.76%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 48 (76.19%) SQL
2 24 (38.10%) C#
3 22 (34.92%) T-SQL
4 16 (25.40%) JavaScript
5 8 (12.70%) PL/SQL
6 4 (6.35%) Java
6 4 (6.35%) PowerShell
7 2 (3.17%) C
7 2 (3.17%) C++
7 2 (3.17%) PHP
7 2 (3.17%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 9 (14.29%) Degree
2 5 (7.94%) Microsoft Certification
3 4 (6.35%) SC Cleared
3 4 (6.35%) Security Cleared
4 2 (3.17%) MCITP
4 2 (3.17%) MCP
4 2 (3.17%) MCSE
4 2 (3.17%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 1 (1.59%) MCSA
System Software
1 6 (9.52%) Active Directory
2 2 (3.17%) Hyper-V
2 2 (3.17%) vSphere
2 2 (3.17%) XenApp
3 1 (1.59%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (3.17%) Failover Clustering
1 2 (3.17%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
Vendors
1 16 (25.40%) Microsoft
2 9 (14.29%) Oracle
3 5 (7.94%) RedGate
3 5 (7.94%) VMware
4 4 (6.35%) 3PAR
4 4 (6.35%) HP
4 4 (6.35%) SAP
5 2 (3.17%) Blue Prism
5 2 (3.17%) Citrix
5 2 (3.17%) Cognos
5 2 (3.17%) ESRI
5 2 (3.17%) IBM
5 2 (3.17%) Kofax
5 2 (3.17%) Red Hat
5 2 (3.17%) TIBCO
6 1 (1.59%) Cisco
6 1 (1.59%) NetApp
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