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 31 July 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
31 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft SQL Server 2008
Rank 55 39 45
Rank change year-on-year
-16 +6
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 2008 2 20 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 0.41% 3.21% 2.05%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 1.63% 12.05% 9.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 14 8
Median daily rate £325 £350 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.14% -3.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £305 £325 £318
10% offered a daily rate of more than £345 £421 £383
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £330 £325
% change year-on-year
+6.06% +1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £115.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £25.75 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+16.50% +22.61%
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
123 166 108
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 25.31% 26.60% 22.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 71 96 63
Median daily rate £323 £350 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.85% -6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £250 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £550 £473
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.44% +3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 27 8 16
Median hourly rate £40.00 £40.00 £31.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +29.03%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £27.00 £17.00 £26.40
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.00 £50.00 £39.10
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.50 £28.13 £28.50
% change year-on-year
+1.33% -1.31%

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
Contract Job Locations in Essex

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 Essex region over the 3 months to 31 July 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
Harlow - 2 £325 -
SQL Server 2008
East of England

SQL Server 2008
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 14 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 10 (71.43%) SQL
3 6 (42.86%) .NET
3 6 (42.86%) C#
3 6 (42.86%) ASP.NET
3 6 (42.86%) jQuery
3 6 (42.86%) LINQ
4 5 (35.71%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 5 (35.71%) .NET Framework
4 5 (35.71%) CSS
4 5 (35.71%) HTML
4 5 (35.71%) JavaScript
4 5 (35.71%) HTML5
5 4 (28.57%) Entity Framework
5 4 (28.57%) CSS3
5 4 (28.57%) SQL Server 2012
5 4 (28.57%) ASP.NET MVC 5
5 4 (28.57%) Windows Server
5 4 (28.57%) Lambda Expressions
5 4 (28.57%) MVC
5 4 (28.57%) T-SQL
5 4 (28.57%) Windows
5 4 (28.57%) TDD
5 4 (28.57%) NUnit
5 4 (28.57%) Ajax
5 4 (28.57%) Selenium
5 4 (28.57%) ASP.NET MVC
5 4 (28.57%) Windows Server 2008
6 3 (21.43%) Business Intelligence
6 3 (21.43%) Microsoft

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 (14.29%) IIS
2 1 (7.14%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (14.29%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (7.14%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (7.14%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (7.14%) Office 365
1 1 (7.14%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 5 (35.71%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 4 (28.57%) SQL Server 2012
4 3 (21.43%) SQL Server 2014
5 2 (14.29%) SQL Server 2005
5 2 (14.29%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 2 (14.29%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 1 (7.14%) Data Warehouse
6 1 (7.14%) Microsoft Analysis Services
6 1 (7.14%) Power BI
Development Applications
1 4 (28.57%) NUnit
1 4 (28.57%) Selenium
2 2 (14.29%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (14.29%) Visual Studio
General
1 2 (14.29%) Finance
2 1 (7.14%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 7 (50.00%) Developer
2 6 (42.86%) .NET Developer
3 5 (35.71%) DBA
3 5 (35.71%) SQL DBA
4 4 (28.57%) ASP.NET Developer
4 4 (28.57%) C# .NET Developer
4 4 (28.57%) C# ASP.NET Developer
4 4 (28.57%) C# Developer
5 3 (21.43%) Administrator
6 2 (14.29%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 2 (14.29%) Infrastructure Support
6 2 (14.29%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
6 2 (14.29%) SQL Server DBA
6 2 (14.29%) Support Engineer
7 1 (7.14%) .NET Web Developer
7 1 (7.14%) Senior DBA
7 1 (7.14%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
7 1 (7.14%) Senior Infrastructure Support Engineer
7 1 (7.14%) Senior SQL DBA
7 1 (7.14%) Senior Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (42.86%) .NET
1 6 (42.86%) ASP.NET
1 6 (42.86%) jQuery
1 6 (42.86%) LINQ
2 5 (35.71%) .NET Framework
2 5 (35.71%) CSS
2 5 (35.71%) HTML
2 5 (35.71%) HTML5
3 4 (28.57%) Ajax
3 4 (28.57%) ASP.NET MVC
3 4 (28.57%) ASP.NET MVC 5
3 4 (28.57%) CSS3
3 4 (28.57%) Entity Framework
3 4 (28.57%) Lambda Expressions
4 2 (14.29%) ADO.NET
4 2 (14.29%) WCF
4 2 (14.29%) Web Services
4 2 (14.29%) XML
5 1 (7.14%) ASP.NET Web Forms
Miscellaneous
1 1 (7.14%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 4 (28.57%) Windows
1 4 (28.57%) Windows Server
1 4 (28.57%) Windows Server 2008
2 2 (14.29%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (7.14%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (28.57%) MVC
1 4 (28.57%) TDD
2 3 (21.43%) Business Intelligence
2 3 (21.43%) Database Mirroring
2 3 (21.43%) Performance Tuning
3 2 (14.29%) Web Development
4 1 (7.14%) Capacity Planning
4 1 (7.14%) Dimensional Modelling
4 1 (7.14%) Document Management
4 1 (7.14%) Front End Development
4 1 (7.14%) ITIL
4 1 (7.14%) Kimball Methodology
4 1 (7.14%) Project Management
4 1 (7.14%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (7.14%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 10 (71.43%) SQL
2 6 (42.86%) C#
3 5 (35.71%) JavaScript
4 4 (28.57%) T-SQL
System Software
1 2 (14.29%) Active Directory
2 1 (7.14%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 3 (21.43%) Microsoft
2 1 (7.14%) Cisco
2 1 (7.14%) NetApp
2 1 (7.14%) RedGate
2 1 (7.14%) VMware