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 18 January 2017 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
18 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft SQL Server 2008
Rank - 42 45
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 2008 0 13 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex - 2.41% 2.14%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category - 9.42% 9.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 10 9
Median daily rate - £388 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.33%
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £339 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.32% -3.21%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £43.00 £26.50 £28.69
% change year-on-year
+62.26% -7.63%

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
102 138 95
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 24.88% 25.60% 22.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 67 92 46
Median daily rate £425 £350 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+21.42% -6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £250 £297
10% offered a daily rate of more than £494 £496 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 10 8
Median hourly rate £35.50 £56.00 £35.18
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-36.60% +59.20%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.50 £38.50 £21.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.38 £63.00 £39.55
UK excluding London median hourly rate £38.00 £26.50 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+43.39% -18.46%

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 18 January 2017, 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 3 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 3 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (66.67%) Active Directory
2 2 (66.67%) Windows
2 2 (66.67%) SAN
2 2 (66.67%) Windows Server
2 2 (66.67%) Firewall
3 1 (33.33%) Management Information System
3 1 (33.33%) Finance
3 1 (33.33%) VMware
3 1 (33.33%) Huawei
3 1 (33.33%) PKI
3 1 (33.33%) Degree
3 1 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2007
3 1 (33.33%) jQuery
3 1 (33.33%) PowerShell
3 1 (33.33%) NAS
3 1 (33.33%) DFS Replication
3 1 (33.33%) HTML5
3 1 (33.33%) SharePoint 2010
3 1 (33.33%) HP SIM
3 1 (33.33%) F5
3 1 (33.33%) CSS3
3 1 (33.33%) Change Control
3 1 (33.33%) Office 365
3 1 (33.33%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (33.33%) HSRP
3 1 (33.33%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (33.33%) SharePoint 2013
3 1 (33.33%) Performance Monitoring

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 1 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2007
1 1 (33.33%) MS Exchange
1 1 (33.33%) SharePoint
1 1 (33.33%) SharePoint 2010
1 1 (33.33%) SharePoint 2013
Cloud Services
1 1 (33.33%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (66.67%) Firewall
1 2 (66.67%) SAN
2 1 (33.33%) BGP
2 1 (33.33%) HSRP
2 1 (33.33%) NAS
2 1 (33.33%) OSPF
2 1 (33.33%) SMTP
2 1 (33.33%) VRRP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (33.33%) SQL Server 2012
General
1 1 (33.33%) Finance
Job Titles
1 1 (33.33%) Analyst
1 1 (33.33%) Consultant
1 1 (33.33%) Infrastructure Analyst
1 1 (33.33%) Infrastructure Engineer
1 1 (33.33%) Senior Analyst
1 1 (33.33%) Senior Infrastructure Analyst
1 1 (33.33%) Senior Systems Analyst
1 1 (33.33%) SharePoint Consultant
1 1 (33.33%) Systems Analyst
1 1 (33.33%) Technical Consultant
1 1 (33.33%) Wintel Engineer
1 1 (33.33%) Wintel Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (33.33%) .NET
1 1 (33.33%) ASP.NET
1 1 (33.33%) CSS
1 1 (33.33%) CSS3
1 1 (33.33%) HTML
1 1 (33.33%) HTML5
1 1 (33.33%) jQuery
1 1 (33.33%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) Hybrid Cloud
1 1 (33.33%) Management Information System
1 1 (33.33%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 2 (66.67%) Windows
1 2 (66.67%) Windows Server
2 1 (33.33%) Windows Server 2003
2 1 (33.33%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (33.33%) Business Intelligence
1 1 (33.33%) Change Control
1 1 (33.33%) Disaster Recovery
1 1 (33.33%) Email Filtering
1 1 (33.33%) ITIL
1 1 (33.33%) Kalman Filter
1 1 (33.33%) Mentoring
1 1 (33.33%) Multi-Factor Authentication
1 1 (33.33%) People Management
1 1 (33.33%) Performance Monitoring
1 1 (33.33%) Two-Factor Authentication
1 1 (33.33%) Web Filtering
Programming Languages
1 1 (33.33%) C#
1 1 (33.33%) JavaScript
1 1 (33.33%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 1 (33.33%) Degree
1 1 (33.33%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 2 (66.67%) Active Directory
2 1 (33.33%) DFS Replication
Systems Management
1 1 (33.33%) HP SIM
1 1 (33.33%) PowerCLI
Vendors
1 3 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (33.33%) Cisco
2 1 (33.33%) Clearswift
2 1 (33.33%) F5
2 1 (33.33%) HP
2 1 (33.33%) Huawei
2 1 (33.33%) Intel Security
2 1 (33.33%) Juniper
2 1 (33.33%) NetApp
2 1 (33.33%) VMware