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 23 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
23 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft SQL Server 2008
Rank 39 67 41
Rank change year-on-year
+28 -26
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 2008 19 3 17
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 3.01% 0.35% 2.64%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 14.50% 1.89% 10.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 2 9
Median daily rate £375 £375 £375
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £335 £224
10% offered a daily rate of more than £460 £415 £433
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £28.00 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+28.57% +33.33%
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
131 159 159
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 20.73% 18.75% 24.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 76 73 90
Median daily rate £400 £350 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £274 £288 £231
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £475 £463
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £352 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.53% +0.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 3 2
Median hourly rate £12.08 £50.00 £31.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-75.84% +60.00%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £31.00 £28.13 £25.00
% change year-on-year
+10.22% +12.50%

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 23 July 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 23 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
Watford +14 8 £338 - 2
Hemel Hempstead - 4 £375 - 2
Stevenage - 2 £460 -
SQL Server 2008
East of England

SQL Server 2008
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 23 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 Hertfordshire region with a requirement for SQL Server 2008.

1 27 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 21 (77.78%) SQL
3 15 (55.56%) Windows
4 13 (48.15%) T-SQL
5 12 (44.44%) .NET
6 10 (37.04%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 9 (33.33%) Microsoft
8 8 (29.63%) HTML
8 8 (29.63%) Windows Server 2008
9 7 (25.93%) ASP.NET
10 6 (22.22%) B2B
10 6 (22.22%) CSS
10 6 (22.22%) Oracle
10 6 (22.22%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 5 (18.52%) Retail
11 5 (18.52%) MVC
11 5 (18.52%) Clustering
11 5 (18.52%) Web Development
11 5 (18.52%) .NET Framework
11 5 (18.52%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 5 (18.52%) Web Services
11 5 (18.52%) JavaScript
11 5 (18.52%) MySQL
11 5 (18.52%) CRM
11 5 (18.52%) Microsoft Certification
11 5 (18.52%) Internet
11 5 (18.52%) Entity Framework
11 5 (18.52%) Windows Server 2012
11 5 (18.52%) Analytical Skills
11 5 (18.52%) SQL Server 2014

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 3 (11.11%) ArcGIS
1 3 (11.11%) NServiceBus
2 2 (7.41%) IIS
3 1 (3.70%) BizTalk Server
3 1 (3.70%) CMS
3 1 (3.70%) DNN
3 1 (3.70%) SharePoint
Applications
1 3 (11.11%) MS Excel
2 2 (7.41%) MS Office
3 1 (3.70%) PTC Creo
3 1 (3.70%) Windchill
Business Applications
1 1 (3.70%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (3.70%) OpenText MBPM
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.70%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 5 (18.52%) Internet
2 4 (14.81%) SAN
3 2 (7.41%) Kerberos
3 2 (7.41%) SSL
3 2 (7.41%) Wireshark
4 1 (3.70%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 27 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 10 (37.04%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 6 (22.22%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 5 (18.52%) MySQL
4 5 (18.52%) SQL Server 2014
4 5 (18.52%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 4 (14.81%) Microsoft Analysis Services
6 3 (11.11%) Oracle Database
6 3 (11.11%) Oracle Database 11g
6 3 (11.11%) SQL Server 2000
6 3 (11.11%) SQL Server 2012
7 2 (7.41%) Crystal Reports
7 2 (7.41%) DB2
7 2 (7.41%) SQL Server 2005
8 1 (3.70%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 3 (11.11%) Visual Studio
2 1 (3.70%) Subversion
General
1 5 (18.52%) Retail
2 3 (11.11%) Telecoms
3 1 (3.70%) Legal
Job Titles
1 9 (33.33%) DBA
1 9 (33.33%) SQL DBA
2 8 (29.63%) .NET Developer
2 8 (29.63%) Developer
3 7 (25.93%) Administrator
4 4 (14.81%) ASP.NET Developer
5 3 (11.11%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
5 3 (11.11%) C# .NET Developer
5 3 (11.11%) C# Developer
5 3 (11.11%) Infrastructure Manager
5 3 (11.11%) Infrastructure Project Manager
5 3 (11.11%) Project Manager
5 3 (11.11%) SQL Server DBA
6 2 (7.41%) C# ASP.NET Developer
6 2 (7.41%) Consultant
6 2 (7.41%) Senior DBA
6 2 (7.41%) Senior SQL DBA
6 2 (7.41%) Senior SQL Server DBA
6 2 (7.41%) VB.NET Developer
6 2 (7.41%) VB.NET/ASP.NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (44.44%) .NET
2 8 (29.63%) HTML
3 7 (25.93%) ASP.NET
4 6 (22.22%) CSS
5 5 (18.52%) .NET Framework
5 5 (18.52%) Entity Framework
5 5 (18.52%) Web Services
6 4 (14.81%) Ajax
7 3 (11.11%) ArcObjects
7 3 (11.11%) ASP.NET MVC
7 3 (11.11%) ASP.NET MVC 4
7 3 (11.11%) jQuery
7 3 (11.11%) JSON
7 3 (11.11%) Kendo UI
7 3 (11.11%) MSMQ
7 3 (11.11%) SOAP
7 3 (11.11%) Twitter Bootstrap
7 3 (11.11%) XML
8 2 (7.41%) ASP.NET MVC 3
8 2 (7.41%) Classic ASP
Miscellaneous
1 5 (18.52%) Analytical Skills
1 5 (18.52%) Clustering
2 3 (11.11%) Mobile App
2 3 (11.11%) Replication
2 3 (11.11%) RIA
2 3 (11.11%) User Experience
3 2 (7.41%) Computer Science
4 1 (3.70%) Digital Media
4 1 (3.70%) iPad
4 1 (3.70%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 15 (55.56%) Windows
2 8 (29.63%) Windows Server 2008
3 5 (18.52%) Windows Server
3 5 (18.52%) Windows Server 2012
4 3 (11.11%) CentOS
4 3 (11.11%) Linux
4 3 (11.11%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 3 (11.11%) Windows 10
5 2 (7.41%) Windows 7
6 1 (3.70%) Android
6 1 (3.70%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (22.22%) B2B
2 5 (18.52%) CRM
2 5 (18.52%) MVC
2 5 (18.52%) Web Development
3 4 (14.81%) Business Intelligence
3 4 (14.81%) Capacity Planning
3 4 (14.81%) Change Management
3 4 (14.81%) ITIL
3 4 (14.81%) Unit Testing
4 3 (11.11%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (11.11%) E-Commerce
4 3 (11.11%) Logistics
4 3 (11.11%) Performance Tuning
4 3 (11.11%) PRINCE2
4 3 (11.11%) Project Governance
4 3 (11.11%) Project Management
4 3 (11.11%) SDLC
4 3 (11.11%) Software Engineering
4 3 (11.11%) Time Management
5 2 (7.41%) Change Control
Programming Languages
1 21 (77.78%) SQL
2 13 (48.15%) T-SQL
3 5 (18.52%) JavaScript
4 4 (14.81%) C#
5 3 (11.11%) Java
5 3 (11.11%) PL/SQL
6 2 (7.41%) C
6 2 (7.41%) C++
6 2 (7.41%) VB.NET
7 1 (3.70%) PHP
7 1 (3.70%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 5 (18.52%) Microsoft Certification
2 4 (14.81%) Degree
3 3 (11.11%) MCP
3 3 (11.11%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 2 (7.41%) MCSA
4 2 (7.41%) MCSE
4 2 (7.41%) SC Cleared
4 2 (7.41%) Security Cleared
5 1 (3.70%) MCITP
System Software
1 4 (14.81%) Active Directory
2 3 (11.11%) vSphere
3 2 (7.41%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 2 (7.41%) SCCM
1 2 (7.41%) SCOM
2 1 (3.70%) Failover Clustering
2 1 (3.70%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
Vendors
1 9 (33.33%) Microsoft
2 6 (22.22%) Oracle
3 4 (14.81%) HP
3 4 (14.81%) RedGate
3 4 (14.81%) VMware
4 3 (11.11%) 3PAR
4 3 (11.11%) ESRI
4 3 (11.11%) Red Hat
5 2 (7.41%) Cognos
5 2 (7.41%) IBM
5 2 (7.41%) TIBCO
6 1 (3.70%) Nintex
6 1 (3.70%) SAP