The table below looks at the statistics for SQL Server 2008 skills in IT contracts advertised for the Essex 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 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
29 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft SQL Server 2008
Rank 50 43 44
Rank change year-on-year
-7 +1
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 2008 2 13 18
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 0.46% 2.52% 3.70%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 1.57% 9.56% 13.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 7 17
Median daily rate - £300 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- -20.00%
UK excluding London median daily rate £348 £350 £330
% change year-on-year
-0.71% +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Median hourly rate - £38.75 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £29.50 £19.71
% change year-on-year
+44.06% +49.70%
SQL Server 2008
East of 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 Essex region.

Database & Business Intelligence Category
Essex
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Database & Business Intelligence category
127 136 137
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 29.40% 26.41% 28.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 84 63 88
Median daily rate £320 £375 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-14.66% -11.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £250 £338
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £575 £499
UK excluding London median daily rate £380 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 18 4
Median hourly rate £45.50 £37.50 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+21.33% +50.00%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £33.55 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+11.77% +49.11%

SQL Server 2008
Jobs Demand Trend in Essex

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Essex 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 Essex

SQL Server 2008
Daily Rate Trend in Essex

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

SQL Server 2008 Daily Rate Trend in Essex

SQL Server 2008
Hourly Rate Trend in Essex

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

SQL Server 2008 Hourly Rate Trend in Essex

SQL Server 2008
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 29 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 Essex region with a requirement for SQL Server 2008.

1 10 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 5 (50.00%) SQL
3 4 (40.00%) C#
3 4 (40.00%) ASP.NET
3 4 (40.00%) CSS
3 4 (40.00%) JavaScript
3 4 (40.00%) .NET
3 4 (40.00%) jQuery
4 3 (30.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 3 (30.00%) .NET Framework
4 3 (30.00%) LINQ
4 3 (30.00%) Windows
4 3 (30.00%) HTML
4 3 (30.00%) Microsoft
4 3 (30.00%) Active Directory
4 3 (30.00%) Business Intelligence
4 3 (30.00%) HTML5
4 3 (30.00%) CSS3
4 3 (30.00%) SQL Server 2012
4 3 (30.00%) Performance Tuning
4 3 (30.00%) Database Mirroring
4 3 (30.00%) Windows Server
5 2 (20.00%) Entity Framework
5 2 (20.00%) Office 365
5 2 (20.00%) Lambda Expressions
5 2 (20.00%) ASP.NET MVC 5
5 2 (20.00%) MVC
5 2 (20.00%) T-SQL
5 2 (20.00%) IIS
5 2 (20.00%) Web Services

SQL Server 2008
Top Related IT Skills in Essex 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 2 (20.00%) IIS
1 2 (20.00%) SharePoint
2 1 (10.00%) SharePoint 2010
2 1 (10.00%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 1 (10.00%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (20.00%) Office 365
2 1 (10.00%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (10.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (10.00%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (10.00%) Firewall
1 1 (10.00%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 3 (30.00%) SQL Server 2012
2 3 (30.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (10.00%) SQL Server 2005
3 1 (10.00%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 2 (20.00%) NUnit
1 2 (20.00%) Selenium
2 1 (10.00%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (10.00%) Visual Studio
General
1 1 (10.00%) Finance
1 1 (10.00%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 3 (30.00%) .NET Developer
1 3 (30.00%) DBA
1 3 (30.00%) Developer
1 3 (30.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
1 3 (30.00%) SQL DBA
2 2 (20.00%) ASP.NET Developer
2 2 (20.00%) C# .NET Developer
2 2 (20.00%) C# ASP.NET Developer
2 2 (20.00%) C# Developer
2 2 (20.00%) Infrastructure Support
2 2 (20.00%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
2 2 (20.00%) Support Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Administrator
3 1 (10.00%) Consultant
3 1 (10.00%) Senior SQL DBA
3 1 (10.00%) SharePoint Consultant
3 1 (10.00%) SQL Server DBA
3 1 (10.00%) Technical Consultant
3 1 (10.00%) Wintel Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Wintel Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (40.00%) .NET
1 4 (40.00%) ASP.NET
1 4 (40.00%) CSS
1 4 (40.00%) jQuery
2 3 (30.00%) .NET Framework
2 3 (30.00%) CSS3
2 3 (30.00%) HTML
2 3 (30.00%) HTML5
2 3 (30.00%) LINQ
3 2 (20.00%) Ajax
3 2 (20.00%) ASP.NET MVC
3 2 (20.00%) ASP.NET MVC 5
3 2 (20.00%) Entity Framework
3 2 (20.00%) Lambda Expressions
3 2 (20.00%) Web Services
3 2 (20.00%) XML
4 1 (10.00%) ADO.NET
4 1 (10.00%) ASP.NET Web Forms
4 1 (10.00%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 1 (10.00%) Hybrid Cloud
Operating Systems
1 3 (30.00%) Windows
1 3 (30.00%) Windows Server
2 2 (20.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (10.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (30.00%) Business Intelligence
1 3 (30.00%) Database Mirroring
1 3 (30.00%) Performance Tuning
2 2 (20.00%) MVC
2 2 (20.00%) TDD
3 1 (10.00%) Change Control
3 1 (10.00%) Disaster Recovery
3 1 (10.00%) Email Filtering
3 1 (10.00%) ITIL
3 1 (10.00%) Kalman Filter
3 1 (10.00%) Project Management
3 1 (10.00%) Time Management
3 1 (10.00%) Web Development
3 1 (10.00%) Web Filtering
Programming Languages
1 5 (50.00%) SQL
2 4 (40.00%) C#
2 4 (40.00%) JavaScript
3 2 (20.00%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (10.00%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 3 (30.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (10.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 3 (30.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (10.00%) Cisco
2 1 (10.00%) NetApp
2 1 (10.00%) VMware