The table below looks at the statistics for SQL Server 2008 skills in IT contracts advertised for the Edinburgh 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 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
30 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft SQL Server 2008
Rank 67 85 46
Rank change year-on-year
+18 -39
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 2008 9 8 31
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 0.89% 0.47% 2.59%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 4.39% 3.32% 12.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 8 18
Median daily rate £350 £346 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.08% +2.59%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £286 £297 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £389 £400
UK excluding London median daily rate £345 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
-1.42% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 2
Median hourly rate £47.25 - £11.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.85 £29.50 £19.91
% change year-on-year
+38.47% +48.16%
SQL Server 2008
Scotland

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 Edinburgh region.

Database & Business Intelligence Category
Edinburgh
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Database & Business Intelligence category
205 241 250
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 20.30% 14.14% 20.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 119 145 150
Median daily rate £363 £390 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.05% +4.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £297 £294 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £600 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £378 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+0.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 2 4
Median hourly rate £47.25 £32.43 £12.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+45.72% +170.20%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.07 £33.55 £23.75
% change year-on-year
+7.51% +41.26%

SQL Server 2008
Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Edinburgh 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 Edinburgh

SQL Server 2008
Daily Rate Trend in Edinburgh

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

SQL Server 2008 Daily Rate Trend in Edinburgh

SQL Server 2008
Daily Rate Histogram in Edinburgh

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing SQL Server 2008 across the Edinburgh region over the 3 months to 30 September 2016.

SQL Server 2008 Daily Rate Histogram in Edinburgh

SQL Server 2008
Hourly Rate Trend in Edinburgh

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

SQL Server 2008 Hourly Rate Trend in Edinburgh

SQL Server 2008
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 30 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 Edinburgh region with a requirement for SQL Server 2008.

1 19 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 16 (84.21%) SQL
3 8 (42.11%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 8 (42.11%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 7 (36.84%) Finance
5 6 (31.58%) Microsoft
5 6 (31.58%) T-SQL
5 6 (31.58%) C#
5 6 (31.58%) .NET
5 6 (31.58%) PowerShell
5 6 (31.58%) SQL Server 2012
6 5 (26.32%) Windows Server 2012
6 5 (26.32%) Windows Server 2008
6 5 (26.32%) Windows
6 5 (26.32%) ETL
7 4 (21.05%) Microsoft App-V
7 4 (21.05%) WinForms
7 4 (21.05%) DHCP
7 4 (21.05%) DNS
7 4 (21.05%) Business Intelligence
7 4 (21.05%) Data Warehouse
7 4 (21.05%) MS Exchange
7 4 (21.05%) Active Directory
7 4 (21.05%) Citrix
7 4 (21.05%) CA
7 4 (21.05%) Symantec
7 4 (21.05%) Blackberry
7 4 (21.05%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 4 (21.05%) Crystal Reports
7 4 (21.05%) XenApp

SQL Server 2008
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh 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 (21.05%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
1 4 (21.05%) Exchange Server 2010
1 4 (21.05%) MS Exchange
1 4 (21.05%) Skype for Business
Cloud Services
1 2 (10.53%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 4 (21.05%) DHCP
1 4 (21.05%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 8 (42.11%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 8 (42.11%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 6 (31.58%) SQL Server 2012
4 4 (21.05%) Crystal Reports
4 4 (21.05%) Data Warehouse
5 2 (10.53%) SQL Server 2014
6 1 (5.26%) Data Mart
6 1 (5.26%) DB2
6 1 (5.26%) Oracle Database
6 1 (5.26%) Oracle Database 10g
6 1 (5.26%) Oracle Database 11g
6 1 (5.26%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 3 (15.79%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (5.26%) Atlassian Bamboo
2 1 (5.26%) Eclipse
2 1 (5.26%) FishEye
2 1 (5.26%) JIRA
2 1 (5.26%) JUnit
2 1 (5.26%) Maven
2 1 (5.26%) NetBeans
2 1 (5.26%) Subversion
2 1 (5.26%) Visual Studio
General
1 7 (36.84%) Finance
2 3 (15.79%) Law
3 1 (5.26%) Advertising
3 1 (5.26%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 11 (57.89%) Developer
2 5 (26.32%) .NET Developer
2 5 (26.32%) Administrator
3 4 (21.05%) 3rd Line Support
3 4 (21.05%) Business Intelligence Developer
3 4 (21.05%) ETL Developer
3 4 (21.05%) Software Developer
3 4 (21.05%) SQL BI Developer
3 4 (21.05%) SQL Developer
3 4 (21.05%) SSIS Developer
4 3 (15.79%) .NET Software Developer
4 3 (15.79%) 3rd Line Support Analyst
4 3 (15.79%) Analyst
4 3 (15.79%) DBA
4 3 (15.79%) Systems Administrator
4 3 (15.79%) Systems Analyst
4 3 (15.79%) Systems Support
4 3 (15.79%) Systems Support Analyst
5 2 (10.53%) SQL DBA
6 1 (5.26%) IT Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (31.58%) .NET
2 4 (21.05%) .NET Framework
2 4 (21.05%) WinForms
3 3 (15.79%) CSS
3 3 (15.79%) WCF
4 2 (10.53%) ASP.NET
4 2 (10.53%) HTML
4 2 (10.53%) jQuery
5 1 (5.26%) ASP.NET MVC
5 1 (5.26%) COM
5 1 (5.26%) CSS3
5 1 (5.26%) MyBatis
5 1 (5.26%) RESTful
5 1 (5.26%) Spring
5 1 (5.26%) Spring MVC
5 1 (5.26%) Thymeleaf
5 1 (5.26%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 4 (21.05%) Blackberry
2 2 (10.53%) Data Centre
3 1 (5.26%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (5.26%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 5 (26.32%) Windows
1 5 (26.32%) Windows Server 2008
1 5 (26.32%) Windows Server 2012
2 4 (21.05%) Windows 10
2 4 (21.05%) Windows 7
3 1 (5.26%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (26.32%) ETL
2 4 (21.05%) Asset Management
2 4 (21.05%) Business Intelligence
2 4 (21.05%) Root Cause Analysis
3 3 (15.79%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (15.79%) ITIL
3 3 (15.79%) MVC
3 3 (15.79%) OO
3 3 (15.79%) OOD
3 3 (15.79%) Refactoring
3 3 (15.79%) Release Management
3 3 (15.79%) Workflow
3 3 (15.79%) Workflow Management
4 2 (10.53%) Disaster Recovery
4 2 (10.53%) High Availability
4 2 (10.53%) Performance Tuning
4 2 (10.53%) SDLC
5 1 (5.26%) Data Analysis
5 1 (5.26%) Investment Management
5 1 (5.26%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 16 (84.21%) SQL
2 6 (31.58%) C#
2 6 (31.58%) PowerShell
2 6 (31.58%) T-SQL
3 3 (15.79%) VB
4 2 (10.53%) JavaScript
5 1 (5.26%) Java
Qualifications
1 2 (10.53%) Security Cleared
2 1 (5.26%) SC Cleared
System Software
1 4 (21.05%) Active Directory
1 4 (21.05%) Microsoft App-V
1 4 (21.05%) XenApp
1 4 (21.05%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 4 (21.05%) SCCM
1 4 (21.05%) SCOM
1 4 (21.05%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
1 4 (21.05%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
Vendors
1 6 (31.58%) Microsoft
2 4 (21.05%) CA
2 4 (21.05%) Citrix
2 4 (21.05%) Symantec
3 3 (15.79%) DevExpress
4 1 (5.26%) Oracle
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