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 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 86 54 74
Rank change year-on-year
-32 +20
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 2008 10 33 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 0.74% 2.30% 1.09%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 3.38% 11.46% 5.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 19 8
Median daily rate £344 £338 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.85% -20.58%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £308 £285 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £363 £380 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £328 £338
% change year-on-year
+6.87% -2.96%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Median hourly rate £42.50 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £23.50 £23.00
% change year-on-year
+27.65% +2.17%
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
296 288 236
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 21.78% 20.08% 18.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 155 164 131
Median daily rate £375 £350 £365
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -4.10%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £260 £253
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £351 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.99% +0.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 0
Median hourly rate £42.50 £42.50 -
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 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 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 Edinburgh region with a requirement for SQL Server 2008.

1 24 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 19 (79.17%) SQL
3 12 (50.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 11 (45.83%) Business Intelligence
4 11 (45.83%) Microsoft
5 10 (41.67%) Finance
6 9 (37.50%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 9 (37.50%) T-SQL
7 7 (29.17%) Data Warehouse
7 7 (29.17%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 7 (29.17%) SQL Server 2012
8 6 (25.00%) Asset Management
8 6 (25.00%) ETL
9 5 (20.83%) .NET
9 5 (20.83%) C#
10 4 (16.67%) Windows
10 4 (16.67%) Windows Server 2012
10 4 (16.67%) Windows Server 2008
11 3 (12.50%) Team Foundation Server
11 3 (12.50%) SQL Server 2005
11 3 (12.50%) PowerShell
11 3 (12.50%) Skype for Business
11 3 (12.50%) Exchange Server 2010
11 3 (12.50%) Windows 7
11 3 (12.50%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
11 3 (12.50%) XenApp
11 3 (12.50%) XenDesktop
11 3 (12.50%) Root Cause Analysis
11 3 (12.50%) SCCM
11 3 (12.50%) SCOM

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 3 (12.50%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
1 3 (12.50%) Exchange Server 2010
1 3 (12.50%) MS Exchange
1 3 (12.50%) Skype for Business
2 2 (8.33%) SAS
3 1 (4.17%) IIS
Applications
1 1 (4.17%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 3 (12.50%) DHCP
1 3 (12.50%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 12 (50.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 9 (37.50%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 7 (29.17%) Data Warehouse
4 7 (29.17%) SQL Server 2012
4 7 (29.17%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 3 (12.50%) SQL Server 2005
6 2 (8.33%) Crystal Reports
6 2 (8.33%) Microsoft Analysis Services
6 2 (8.33%) SQL Server 2000
7 1 (4.17%) Data Mart
7 1 (4.17%) OLAP
7 1 (4.17%) PowerPivot
Development Applications
1 3 (12.50%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (4.17%) Atlassian Bamboo
2 1 (4.17%) Eclipse
2 1 (4.17%) FishEye
2 1 (4.17%) JIRA
2 1 (4.17%) JUnit
2 1 (4.17%) Maven
2 1 (4.17%) NetBeans
2 1 (4.17%) Selenium
2 1 (4.17%) Subversion
2 1 (4.17%) Visual Studio
General
1 10 (41.67%) Finance
2 3 (12.50%) Law
3 2 (8.33%) Advertising
4 1 (4.17%) Banking
4 1 (4.17%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 18 (75.00%) Developer
2 10 (41.67%) Business Intelligence Developer
2 10 (41.67%) SQL Developer
3 8 (33.33%) SQL BI Developer
4 6 (25.00%) SSIS Developer
4 6 (25.00%) SSRS Developer
5 5 (20.83%) SSAS Developer
6 3 (12.50%) .NET Developer
6 3 (12.50%) 3rd Line Support
6 3 (12.50%) 3rd Line Support Analyst
6 3 (12.50%) Administrator
6 3 (12.50%) Analyst
6 3 (12.50%) DBA
6 3 (12.50%) ETL Developer
6 3 (12.50%) SQL DBA
6 3 (12.50%) Systems Administrator
6 3 (12.50%) Systems Analyst
6 3 (12.50%) Systems Support
6 3 (12.50%) Systems Support Analyst
7 2 (8.33%) C# Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (20.83%) .NET
2 3 (12.50%) .NET Framework
2 3 (12.50%) CSS
2 3 (12.50%) WinForms
3 2 (8.33%) ASP.NET
3 2 (8.33%) HTML
3 2 (8.33%) jQuery
4 1 (4.17%) AngularJS
4 1 (4.17%) ASP.NET MVC
4 1 (4.17%) ASP.NET MVC 3
4 1 (4.17%) ASP.NET Web Forms
4 1 (4.17%) COM
4 1 (4.17%) CSS3
4 1 (4.17%) MyBatis
4 1 (4.17%) RESTful
4 1 (4.17%) Spring
4 1 (4.17%) Spring MVC
4 1 (4.17%) Thymeleaf
4 1 (4.17%) WCF
4 1 (4.17%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 3 (12.50%) Blackberry
2 2 (8.33%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (8.33%) Data Centre
3 1 (4.17%) Clustering
3 1 (4.17%) Data Integration
3 1 (4.17%) Data Structures
3 1 (4.17%) Mainframe
3 1 (4.17%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 4 (16.67%) Windows
1 4 (16.67%) Windows Server 2008
1 4 (16.67%) Windows Server 2012
2 3 (12.50%) Windows 10
2 3 (12.50%) Windows 7
3 1 (4.17%) MVS
3 1 (4.17%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (45.83%) Business Intelligence
2 6 (25.00%) Asset Management
2 6 (25.00%) ETL
3 3 (12.50%) ITIL
3 3 (12.50%) MVC
3 3 (12.50%) Root Cause Analysis
4 2 (8.33%) Analytics
4 2 (8.33%) Stakeholder Management
5 1 (4.17%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (4.17%) Data Analysis
5 1 (4.17%) Data Modelling
5 1 (4.17%) Database Security
5 1 (4.17%) Migration
5 1 (4.17%) OO
5 1 (4.17%) OOD
5 1 (4.17%) Performance Monitoring
5 1 (4.17%) Refactoring
5 1 (4.17%) Web Application Development
5 1 (4.17%) Workflow
5 1 (4.17%) Workflow Management
Programming Languages
1 19 (79.17%) SQL
2 9 (37.50%) T-SQL
3 5 (20.83%) C#
4 3 (12.50%) PowerShell
5 2 (8.33%) Java
5 2 (8.33%) JavaScript
5 2 (8.33%) VB
6 1 (4.17%) C
6 1 (4.17%) C++
6 1 (4.17%) MATLAB
6 1 (4.17%) R
Qualifications
1 1 (4.17%) SC Cleared
1 1 (4.17%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.17%) Disclosure Scotland
1 1 (4.17%) Solvency II
System Software
1 3 (12.50%) Active Directory
1 3 (12.50%) Microsoft App-V
1 3 (12.50%) XenApp
1 3 (12.50%) XenDesktop
2 1 (4.17%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 3 (12.50%) SCCM
1 3 (12.50%) SCOM
1 3 (12.50%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
1 3 (12.50%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
2 1 (4.17%) Failover Clustering
Vendors
1 11 (45.83%) Microsoft
2 3 (12.50%) CA
2 3 (12.50%) Citrix
2 3 (12.50%) Symantec
3 1 (4.17%) DevExpress