The table below looks at the statistics for SQL Server 2008 skills in IT contracts advertised for the Hampshire region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SQL Server 2008 over the 3 months to 3 May 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
3 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft SQL Server 2008
Rank 79 86 76
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -10
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 2008 40 33 41
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hampshire 1.85% 1.49% 1.99%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 9.15% 9.07% 9.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 26 25 27
Median daily rate £413 £320 £313
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+28.90% +2.40%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £200 £284
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £410 £454
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £52.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £23.75 £25.00 £33.75
% change year-on-year
-5.00% -25.92%
SQL Server 2008
South East

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 Hampshire region.

Database & Business Intelligence Category
Hampshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Database & Business Intelligence category
437 364 417
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hampshire 20.21% 16.40% 20.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 278 222 254
Median daily rate £375 £373 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.62% +6.48%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £225 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £513 £473 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 4 16
Median hourly rate £38.00 £19.63 £52.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+93.63% -62.61%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.40 £19.50 £41.15
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.70 £31.50 £54.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £34.50 £32.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+6.15% -7.14%

SQL Server 2008
Jobs Demand Trend in Hampshire

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Hampshire 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 Hampshire

SQL Server 2008
Daily Rate Trend in Hampshire

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

SQL Server 2008 Daily Rate Trend in Hampshire

SQL Server 2008
Daily Rate Histogram in Hampshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing SQL Server 2008 across the Hampshire region over the 3 months to 3 May 2016.

SQL Server 2008 Daily Rate Histogram in Hampshire

SQL Server 2008
Hourly Rate Trend in Hampshire

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

SQL Server 2008 Hourly Rate Trend in Hampshire

SQL Server 2008
Contract Job Locations in Hampshire

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 Hampshire region over the 3 months to 3 May 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
Hook +9 9 £453 +16.02%
Winchester -2 5 £348 +54.44%
Southampton +4 4 £300 -4.00% 1
Basingstoke -9 2 £425 +44.68% 2
SQL Server 2008
South East

SQL Server 2008
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hampshire

For the 6 months to 3 May 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 Hampshire region with a requirement for SQL Server 2008.

1 63 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 42 (66.67%) Microsoft
3 35 (55.56%) SQL
4 33 (52.38%) Windows
5 28 (44.44%) Security Cleared
6 26 (41.27%) Windows Server 2008
7 25 (39.68%) Oracle
8 22 (34.92%) VMware
9 21 (33.33%) .NET
9 21 (33.33%) SQL Server 2005
10 19 (30.16%) Oracle Database
10 19 (30.16%) Active Directory
11 18 (28.57%) PowerShell
12 16 (25.40%) VMware Infrastructure
12 16 (25.40%) SC Cleared
12 16 (25.40%) Windows Server 2012
13 15 (23.81%) T-SQL
14 14 (22.22%) MS Excel
14 14 (22.22%) SQL Server 2012
15 13 (20.63%) Microsoft Azure
16 12 (19.05%) DV Cleared
16 12 (19.05%) MongoDB
16 12 (19.05%) C#
17 11 (17.46%) WebLogic
17 11 (17.46%) SharePoint
17 11 (17.46%) Business Intelligence
17 11 (17.46%) SQL Server Integration Services
18 10 (15.87%) Oracle Database 11g
18 10 (15.87%) NoSQL
18 10 (15.87%) Lumension

SQL Server 2008
Top Related IT Skills in Hampshire 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 11 (17.46%) SharePoint
1 11 (17.46%) WebLogic
2 8 (12.70%) IIS
3 5 (7.94%) MS Exchange
3 5 (7.94%) SharePoint 2013
4 4 (6.35%) Exchange Server 2010
5 1 (1.59%) WebSphere
Applications
1 14 (22.22%) MS Excel
2 3 (4.76%) MS Office
3 2 (3.17%) MS Visio
4 1 (1.59%) InfoPath
4 1 (1.59%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 5 (7.94%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 13 (20.63%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 4 (6.35%) DHCP
1 4 (6.35%) DNS
1 4 (6.35%) Firewall
2 3 (4.76%) LAN
3 2 (3.17%) WAN
4 1 (1.59%) Internet
4 1 (1.59%) Intranet
4 1 (1.59%) Network Security
4 1 (1.59%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 63 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 21 (33.33%) SQL Server 2005
3 19 (30.16%) Oracle Database
4 14 (22.22%) SQL Server 2012
5 12 (19.05%) MongoDB
6 11 (17.46%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 10 (15.87%) NoSQL
7 10 (15.87%) Oracle Database 11g
7 10 (15.87%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 9 (14.29%) SQL Server 2014
9 6 (9.52%) BusinessObjects
9 6 (9.52%) Oracle Database 12c
10 5 (7.94%) InterSystems Cache
10 5 (7.94%) PostgreSQL
11 4 (6.35%) SQL Server 2000
11 4 (6.35%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 3 (4.76%) Crystal Reports
12 3 (4.76%) Oracle Database 10g
12 3 (4.76%) Oracle Reports
13 2 (3.17%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 5 (7.94%) Balsamiq Mockups
1 5 (7.94%) Git (software)
1 5 (7.94%) Jasmine
1 5 (7.94%) Selenium
1 5 (7.94%) SpecFlow
1 5 (7.94%) Team Foundation Server
2 4 (6.35%) MSI
3 3 (4.76%) Oracle APEX
4 2 (3.17%) Visual Studio
5 1 (1.59%) Oracle Forms
5 1 (1.59%) StarTeam
General
1 7 (11.11%) Military
2 2 (3.17%) Retail
3 1 (1.59%) Advertising
3 1 (1.59%) Banking
3 1 (1.59%) Finance
3 1 (1.59%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 22 (34.92%) DBA
2 21 (33.33%) Developer
3 16 (25.40%) SQL DBA
4 12 (19.05%) SQL Developer
5 9 (14.29%) .NET Developer
6 8 (12.70%) Network Engineer
7 7 (11.11%) DV Cleared DBA
7 7 (11.11%) Oracle DBA
7 7 (11.11%) SQL Server DBA
8 4 (6.35%) Analyst
8 4 (6.35%) Test Analyst
9 3 (4.76%) Administrator
9 3 (4.76%) C# Developer
9 3 (4.76%) Senior Analyst
9 3 (4.76%) Senior Test Analyst
10 2 (3.17%) Infrastructure Engineer
10 2 (3.17%) Software Developer
10 2 (3.17%) SQL Server Developer
10 2 (3.17%) VB.NET Developer
10 2 (3.17%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (33.33%) .NET
2 8 (12.70%) ASP.NET
2 8 (12.70%) Web Services
3 7 (11.11%) .NET Framework
3 7 (11.11%) Ajax
3 7 (11.11%) jQuery
4 6 (9.52%) ASP.NET Web API
4 6 (9.52%) Entity Framework
5 5 (7.94%) Breeze.js
5 5 (7.94%) Durandal
5 5 (7.94%) KnockoutJS
5 5 (7.94%) OAuth2
5 5 (7.94%) OpenID
5 5 (7.94%) React
5 5 (7.94%) SAML
5 5 (7.94%) Windows Identity Foundation
6 2 (3.17%) RESTful
6 2 (3.17%) XML
7 1 (1.59%) MDX
7 1 (1.59%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 9 (14.29%) Clustering
2 5 (7.94%) N-Tier
3 3 (4.76%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (3.17%) Management Information System
4 2 (3.17%) PKI
5 1 (1.59%) Client/Server
5 1 (1.59%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (1.59%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 33 (52.38%) Windows
2 26 (41.27%) Windows Server 2008
3 16 (25.40%) Windows Server 2012
4 10 (15.87%) Windows Server
5 9 (14.29%) Windows Server 2003
6 7 (11.11%) Linux
7 6 (9.52%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 4 (6.35%) Windows 7
8 4 (6.35%) Windows Vista
9 2 (3.17%) Unix
10 1 (1.59%) AIX
10 1 (1.59%) CentOS
10 1 (1.59%) Windows 2000 Server
10 1 (1.59%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (17.46%) Business Intelligence
2 9 (14.29%) Unit Testing
3 8 (12.70%) Configuration Management
3 8 (12.70%) ITIL
3 8 (12.70%) Web Development
4 7 (11.11%) Change Management
4 7 (11.11%) Network Management
5 6 (9.52%) Database Tuning
5 6 (9.52%) Penetration Testing
5 6 (9.52%) Release Management
5 6 (9.52%) User Acceptance Testing
6 5 (7.94%) Continuous Delivery
6 5 (7.94%) Continuous Integration
6 5 (7.94%) CRM
6 5 (7.94%) Integration Testing
7 4 (6.35%) High Availability
7 4 (6.35%) Mentoring
7 4 (6.35%) Service Delivery
7 4 (6.35%) Service Management
8 3 (4.76%) ITIL V3
Programming Languages
1 35 (55.56%) SQL
2 18 (28.57%) PowerShell
3 15 (23.81%) T-SQL
4 12 (19.05%) C#
5 10 (15.87%) VBScript
6 9 (14.29%) VB
6 9 (14.29%) VB.NET
7 7 (11.11%) C
7 7 (11.11%) JavaScript
7 7 (11.11%) Perl
7 7 (11.11%) Tcl
8 6 (9.52%) TypeScript
9 3 (4.76%) PL/SQL
10 2 (3.17%) PHP
11 1 (1.59%) C++
11 1 (1.59%) Java
Qualifications
1 28 (44.44%) Security Cleared
2 16 (25.40%) SC Cleared
3 12 (19.05%) DV Cleared
4 6 (9.52%) Microsoft Certification
5 5 (7.94%) MCSE
6 2 (3.17%) ISTQB
7 1 (1.59%) ISEB
7 1 (1.59%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
7 1 (1.59%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 1 (1.59%) MCSD
7 1 (1.59%) OCP
7 1 (1.59%) Oracle Certification
7 1 (1.59%) VCP4
7 1 (1.59%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.59%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (1.59%) SLA
System Software
1 19 (30.16%) Active Directory
2 16 (25.40%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (7.94%) vSphere
4 3 (4.76%) VMware ESXi
5 1 (1.59%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 7 (11.11%) Netcool
1 7 (11.11%) Tivoli
2 6 (9.52%) Data Guard
2 6 (9.52%) Oracle RMAN
3 5 (7.94%) SCCM
4 4 (6.35%) OpenView Configuration Management
5 2 (3.17%) Backup Exec
5 2 (3.17%) McAfee ePO
5 2 (3.17%) Norton AntiVirus
5 2 (3.17%) SCOM
6 1 (1.59%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
6 1 (1.59%) vMotion
Vendors
1 42 (66.67%) Microsoft
2 25 (39.68%) Oracle
3 22 (34.92%) VMware
4 10 (15.87%) Cisco
4 10 (15.87%) Lumension
5 8 (12.70%) IBM
6 7 (11.11%) SolarWinds
6 7 (11.11%) Splunk
7 6 (9.52%) Aruba
7 6 (9.52%) Blue Coat
7 6 (9.52%) Intel Security
7 6 (9.52%) Riverbed
8 5 (7.94%) Red Hat
9 4 (6.35%) HP
10 3 (4.76%) Remedy
11 2 (3.17%) Symantec
12 1 (1.59%) Borland
12 1 (1.59%) CommVault
12 1 (1.59%) Juniper
12 1 (1.59%) NetApp