The table below looks at the statistics for SQL Server 2008 skills in IT contracts advertised for the Hertfordshire region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SQL Server 2008 over the 3 months to 4 December 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
4 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft SQL Server 2008
Rank 51 51 41
Rank change year-on-year
0 -10
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 2008 6 5 22
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 0.96% 0.77% 2.99%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 4.80% 3.76% 12.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 5 12
Median daily rate £400 £380 £358
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.26% +6.29%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £388 £372 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £458 £394 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.50 £22.50 £31.10
% change year-on-year
+80.00% -27.64%
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 Hertfordshire region.

Database & Business Intelligence Category
Hertfordshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Database & Business Intelligence category
125 133 171
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 19.97% 20.52% 23.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 68 82 99
Median daily rate £395 £375 £340
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.33% +10.29%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £245 £275 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £525 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £363
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +6.89%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 6 0
Median hourly rate £45.00 £15.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+200.00% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £38.00 £25.44 £31.00
% change year-on-year
+49.37% -17.93%

SQL Server 2008
Jobs Demand Trend in Hertfordshire

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Hertfordshire 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 Hertfordshire

SQL Server 2008
Daily Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

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

SQL Server 2008 Daily Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

SQL Server 2008
Daily Rate Histogram in Hertfordshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing SQL Server 2008 across the Hertfordshire region over the 3 months to 4 December 2016.

SQL Server 2008 Daily Rate Histogram in Hertfordshire

SQL Server 2008
Hourly Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

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

SQL Server 2008 Hourly Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

SQL Server 2008
Contract Job Locations in Hertfordshire

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 Hertfordshire region over the 3 months to 4 December 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
Watford - 3 £415 -
SQL Server 2008
East of England

SQL Server 2008
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 4 December 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 Hertfordshire region with a requirement for SQL Server 2008.

1 27 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 20 (74.07%) SQL
3 14 (51.85%) .NET
4 12 (44.44%) Performance Tuning
5 11 (40.74%) Oracle
5 11 (40.74%) Windows
6 10 (37.04%) T-SQL
7 9 (33.33%) ASP.NET
8 8 (29.63%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 8 (29.63%) Microsoft
8 8 (29.63%) Analytical Skills
9 7 (25.93%) Entity Framework
9 7 (25.93%) HTML
9 7 (25.93%) .NET Framework
9 7 (25.93%) MVC
10 6 (22.22%) C#
10 6 (22.22%) SAN
10 6 (22.22%) Hyper-V
11 5 (18.52%) Database Security
11 5 (18.52%) Active Directory
11 5 (18.52%) B2B
11 5 (18.52%) CSS
11 5 (18.52%) Web Services
11 5 (18.52%) Clustering
11 5 (18.52%) Degree
11 5 (18.52%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 5 (18.52%) Unit Testing
11 5 (18.52%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 4 (14.81%) Oracle Database 11g
12 4 (14.81%) Windows Server 2008

SQL Server 2008
Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire 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 4 (14.81%) NServiceBus
2 3 (11.11%) ArcGIS
3 2 (7.41%) BizTalk Server
3 2 (7.41%) IIS
3 2 (7.41%) SharePoint
4 1 (3.70%) CMS
4 1 (3.70%) DNN
4 1 (3.70%) ThingWorx
Applications
1 2 (7.41%) MS Excel
1 2 (7.41%) MS Office
2 1 (3.70%) PTC Creo
2 1 (3.70%) Windchill
Business Applications
1 2 (7.41%) OpenText MBPM
2 1 (3.70%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.70%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (3.70%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 6 (22.22%) SAN
2 4 (14.81%) Internet
3 2 (7.41%) Kerberos
3 2 (7.41%) SSL
3 2 (7.41%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 27 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 8 (29.63%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 5 (18.52%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 5 (18.52%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 4 (14.81%) MySQL
4 4 (14.81%) Oracle Database
4 4 (14.81%) Oracle Database 11g
4 4 (14.81%) SQL Server 2012
5 3 (11.11%) SQL Server 2000
6 2 (7.41%) Crystal Reports
6 2 (7.41%) Data Warehouse
6 2 (7.41%) SQL Server 2005
6 2 (7.41%) SQL Server 2014
7 1 (3.70%) Oracle Database 12c
7 1 (3.70%) RDBMS
7 1 (3.70%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 3 (11.11%) Visual Studio
2 1 (3.70%) Subversion
General
1 4 (14.81%) Retail
2 2 (7.41%) Legal
2 2 (7.41%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 11 (40.74%) Developer
2 9 (33.33%) .NET Developer
3 6 (22.22%) DBA
4 5 (18.52%) SQL DBA
5 4 (14.81%) Senior .NET Developer
5 4 (14.81%) Senior Developer
5 4 (14.81%) SQL Server DBA
6 2 (7.41%) Administrator
6 2 (7.41%) Applications Architect
6 2 (7.41%) Architect
6 2 (7.41%) ASP.NET Developer
6 2 (7.41%) Consultant
6 2 (7.41%) Infrastructure Manager
6 2 (7.41%) Infrastructure Project Manager
6 2 (7.41%) Project Manager
6 2 (7.41%) VB.NET Developer
6 2 (7.41%) VB.NET/ASP.NET Developer
7 1 (3.70%) Analyst
7 1 (3.70%) Business Developer
7 1 (3.70%) Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (51.85%) .NET
2 9 (33.33%) ASP.NET
3 7 (25.93%) .NET Framework
3 7 (25.93%) Entity Framework
3 7 (25.93%) HTML
4 5 (18.52%) CSS
4 5 (18.52%) Web Services
5 4 (14.81%) MSMQ
6 3 (11.11%) Ajax
6 3 (11.11%) ArcObjects
6 3 (11.11%) LINQ
6 3 (11.11%) LINQ to SQL
7 2 (7.41%) ASP.NET MVC
7 2 (7.41%) ASP.NET MVC 4
7 2 (7.41%) ASP.NET MVC 5
7 2 (7.41%) jQuery
7 2 (7.41%) JSON
7 2 (7.41%) Kendo UI
7 2 (7.41%) SAP PI
7 2 (7.41%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 8 (29.63%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (18.52%) Clustering
3 4 (14.81%) Replication
4 3 (11.11%) Mobile App
5 2 (7.41%) Computer Science
5 2 (7.41%) iPad
5 2 (7.41%) PKI
5 2 (7.41%) RIA
5 2 (7.41%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 11 (40.74%) Windows
2 4 (14.81%) Windows Server 2008
3 3 (11.11%) Windows 10
4 2 (7.41%) Android
4 2 (7.41%) CentOS
4 2 (7.41%) Linux
4 2 (7.41%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 2 (7.41%) Windows 7
4 2 (7.41%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (3.70%) Windows 2000
5 1 (3.70%) Windows Server
5 1 (3.70%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (44.44%) Performance Tuning
2 7 (25.93%) MVC
3 5 (18.52%) B2B
3 5 (18.52%) Database Security
3 5 (18.52%) Unit Testing
4 4 (14.81%) Capacity Planning
4 4 (14.81%) Continuous Improvement
4 4 (14.81%) Database Tuning
4 4 (14.81%) Incident Management
4 4 (14.81%) Line Management
4 4 (14.81%) Performance Monitoring
4 4 (14.81%) Stakeholder Management
4 4 (14.81%) Virtual Environments
5 3 (11.11%) Agile Software Development
5 3 (11.11%) CRM
5 3 (11.11%) Time Management
5 3 (11.11%) Web Development
6 2 (7.41%) Data Protection
6 2 (7.41%) Product Management
6 2 (7.41%) Project Governance
Programming Languages
1 20 (74.07%) SQL
2 10 (37.04%) T-SQL
3 6 (22.22%) C#
4 3 (11.11%) JavaScript
4 3 (11.11%) PL/SQL
5 2 (7.41%) C
5 2 (7.41%) C++
5 2 (7.41%) Java
5 2 (7.41%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 5 (18.52%) Degree
2 3 (11.11%) MCP
2 3 (11.11%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (7.41%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 2 (7.41%) SC Cleared
3 2 (7.41%) Security Cleared
4 1 (3.70%) MCSA
4 1 (3.70%) MCSE
4 1 (3.70%) Oracle Certification
System Software
1 6 (22.22%) Hyper-V
2 5 (18.52%) Active Directory
3 2 (7.41%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 3 (11.11%) SCCM
1 3 (11.11%) SCOM
2 1 (3.70%) Data Guard
Vendors
1 11 (40.74%) Oracle
2 8 (29.63%) Microsoft
3 4 (14.81%) HP
4 3 (11.11%) ESRI
4 3 (11.11%) VMware
5 2 (7.41%) 3PAR
5 2 (7.41%) Cognos
5 2 (7.41%) IBM
5 2 (7.41%) Nintex
5 2 (7.41%) Red Hat
5 2 (7.41%) SAP
5 2 (7.41%) TIBCO