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 28 August 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 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft SQL Server 2008
Rank 75 73 62
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -11
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 2008 11 16 21
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 0.94% 0.95% 1.75%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 4.30% 6.56% 9.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 9 12
Median daily rate £350 £350 £319
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +9.80%
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 2
Median hourly rate £47.25 - £11.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £29.50 £19.91
% change year-on-year
+44.06% +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
256 244 228
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 21.94% 14.54% 19.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 139 151 119
Median daily rate £375 £375 £364
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.02%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £300 £229
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £525 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 2 4
Median hourly rate £47.25 £24.46 £12.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+93.15% +103.85%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.18 £33.00 £28.50
% change year-on-year
-14.60% +15.78%

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
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 28 August 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 22 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 20 (90.91%) SQL
3 9 (40.91%) Microsoft
3 9 (40.91%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 8 (36.36%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 8 (36.36%) Finance
5 7 (31.82%) Business Intelligence
5 7 (31.82%) T-SQL
5 7 (31.82%) ETL
5 7 (31.82%) SQL Server 2012
6 6 (27.27%) Data Warehouse
6 6 (27.27%) .NET
6 6 (27.27%) C#
7 5 (22.73%) Windows
7 5 (22.73%) Asset Management
7 5 (22.73%) Windows Server 2012
7 5 (22.73%) Windows Server 2008
8 4 (18.18%) SCCM
8 4 (18.18%) SCOM
8 4 (18.18%) Team Foundation Server
8 4 (18.18%) XenApp
8 4 (18.18%) XenDesktop
8 4 (18.18%) Windows 7
8 4 (18.18%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
8 4 (18.18%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
8 4 (18.18%) Skype for Business
8 4 (18.18%) Exchange Server 2010
8 4 (18.18%) PowerShell
8 4 (18.18%) Root Cause Analysis
8 4 (18.18%) MS Exchange

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 (18.18%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
1 4 (18.18%) Exchange Server 2010
1 4 (18.18%) MS Exchange
1 4 (18.18%) Skype for Business
2 2 (9.09%) SAS
3 1 (4.55%) IIS
Applications
1 1 (4.55%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 4 (18.18%) DHCP
1 4 (18.18%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 9 (40.91%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 8 (36.36%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 7 (31.82%) SQL Server 2012
5 6 (27.27%) Data Warehouse
6 4 (18.18%) Crystal Reports
7 2 (9.09%) SQL Server 2000
7 2 (9.09%) SQL Server 2005
7 2 (9.09%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 1 (4.55%) Data Mart
8 1 (4.55%) DB2
8 1 (4.55%) OLAP
8 1 (4.55%) Oracle Database
8 1 (4.55%) Oracle Database 10g
8 1 (4.55%) Oracle Database 11g
8 1 (4.55%) PowerPivot
Development Applications
1 4 (18.18%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (4.55%) Atlassian Bamboo
2 1 (4.55%) Eclipse
2 1 (4.55%) FishEye
2 1 (4.55%) JIRA
2 1 (4.55%) JUnit
2 1 (4.55%) Maven
2 1 (4.55%) NetBeans
2 1 (4.55%) Subversion
2 1 (4.55%) Visual Studio
General
1 8 (36.36%) Finance
2 3 (13.64%) Law
3 1 (4.55%) Advertising
3 1 (4.55%) Banking
3 1 (4.55%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 15 (68.18%) Developer
2 8 (36.36%) SQL Developer
3 6 (27.27%) Business Intelligence Developer
3 6 (27.27%) SQL BI Developer
3 6 (27.27%) SSIS Developer
4 4 (18.18%) .NET Developer
4 4 (18.18%) 3rd Line Support
4 4 (18.18%) ETL Developer
5 3 (13.64%) 3rd Line Support Analyst
5 3 (13.64%) Administrator
5 3 (13.64%) Analyst
5 3 (13.64%) DBA
5 3 (13.64%) Software Developer
5 3 (13.64%) Systems Administrator
5 3 (13.64%) Systems Analyst
5 3 (13.64%) Systems Support
5 3 (13.64%) Systems Support Analyst
6 2 (9.09%) .NET Software Developer
6 2 (9.09%) SQL DBA
6 2 (9.09%) SSRS Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (27.27%) .NET
2 4 (18.18%) WinForms
3 3 (13.64%) .NET Framework
3 3 (13.64%) WCF
4 2 (9.09%) CSS
4 2 (9.09%) HTML
5 1 (4.55%) ASP.NET
5 1 (4.55%) ASP.NET MVC
5 1 (4.55%) COM
5 1 (4.55%) jQuery
5 1 (4.55%) MyBatis
5 1 (4.55%) RESTful
5 1 (4.55%) Spring
5 1 (4.55%) Spring MVC
5 1 (4.55%) Thymeleaf
5 1 (4.55%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 4 (18.18%) Blackberry
2 2 (9.09%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (9.09%) Data Centre
3 1 (4.55%) Clustering
3 1 (4.55%) Data Structures
3 1 (4.55%) Mainframe
3 1 (4.55%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 5 (22.73%) Windows
1 5 (22.73%) Windows Server 2008
1 5 (22.73%) Windows Server 2012
2 4 (18.18%) Windows 10
2 4 (18.18%) Windows 7
3 1 (4.55%) MVS
3 1 (4.55%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (31.82%) Business Intelligence
1 7 (31.82%) ETL
2 5 (22.73%) Asset Management
3 4 (18.18%) Root Cause Analysis
4 3 (13.64%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (13.64%) ITIL
4 3 (13.64%) OO
4 3 (13.64%) OOD
4 3 (13.64%) Refactoring
4 3 (13.64%) Release Management
4 3 (13.64%) Workflow
4 3 (13.64%) Workflow Management
5 2 (9.09%) Analytics
5 2 (9.09%) MVC
5 2 (9.09%) SDLC
5 2 (9.09%) Stakeholder Management
6 1 (4.55%) Data Analysis
6 1 (4.55%) Dimensional Modelling
6 1 (4.55%) High Availability
6 1 (4.55%) Performance Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 20 (90.91%) SQL
2 7 (31.82%) T-SQL
3 6 (27.27%) C#
4 4 (18.18%) PowerShell
4 4 (18.18%) VB
5 2 (9.09%) Java
5 2 (9.09%) JavaScript
6 1 (4.55%) C
6 1 (4.55%) C++
6 1 (4.55%) MATLAB
6 1 (4.55%) R
Qualifications
1 1 (4.55%) SC Cleared
1 1 (4.55%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.55%) Disclosure Scotland
1 1 (4.55%) Solvency II
System Software
1 4 (18.18%) Active Directory
1 4 (18.18%) Microsoft App-V
1 4 (18.18%) XenApp
1 4 (18.18%) XenDesktop
2 1 (4.55%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 4 (18.18%) SCCM
1 4 (18.18%) SCOM
1 4 (18.18%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
1 4 (18.18%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
2 1 (4.55%) Failover Clustering
Vendors
1 9 (40.91%) Microsoft
2 4 (18.18%) CA
2 4 (18.18%) Citrix
2 4 (18.18%) Symantec
3 3 (13.64%) DevExpress
4 1 (4.55%) Oracle