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 27 August 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
27 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft SQL Server 2008
Rank 42 63 52
Rank change year-on-year
+21 -11
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 2008 22 9 19
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 3.20% 1.10% 2.41%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 13.75% 5.52% 7.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 7 9
Median daily rate £353 £350 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.71% -12.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £305 £224
10% offered a daily rate of more than £457 £413 £433
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £29.50 £19.96
% change year-on-year
+44.06% +47.83%
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
160 163 246
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 23.29% 19.98% 31.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 98 84 151
Median daily rate £375 £350 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £269 £289 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £500 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 4
Median hourly rate - £20.94 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +4.67%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.18 £33.00 £28.50
% change year-on-year
-14.60% +15.78%

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 27 August 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 27 August 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 +10 12 £330 -15.38%
Hemel Hempstead - 3 £375 - 1
Stevenage +8 2 £460 +67.27%
SQL Server 2008
East of England

SQL Server 2008
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 27 August 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 13 (48.15%) T-SQL
4 12 (44.44%) Windows
5 11 (40.74%) .NET
5 11 (40.74%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 10 (37.04%) Microsoft
7 9 (33.33%) Oracle
8 8 (29.63%) SAN
9 7 (25.93%) HTML
9 7 (25.93%) Replication
9 7 (25.93%) Hyper-V
9 7 (25.93%) Performance Tuning
10 6 (22.22%) Analytical Skills
10 6 (22.22%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 6 (22.22%) ASP.NET
11 5 (18.52%) CSS
11 5 (18.52%) Web Services
11 5 (18.52%) B2B
11 5 (18.52%) Active Directory
11 5 (18.52%) HP
11 5 (18.52%) Microsoft Certification
11 5 (18.52%) Degree
11 5 (18.52%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 5 (18.52%) Clustering
11 5 (18.52%) Performance Monitoring
12 4 (14.81%) Line Management
12 4 (14.81%) Database Security
12 4 (14.81%) Virtual Environments
12 4 (14.81%) Unit Testing

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%) BizTalk Server
2 2 (7.41%) IIS
2 2 (7.41%) SharePoint
3 1 (3.70%) CMS
3 1 (3.70%) DNN
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 2 (7.41%) OpenText MBPM
2 1 (3.70%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.70%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 8 (29.63%) SAN
2 4 (14.81%) Internet
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 11 (40.74%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 6 (22.22%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 5 (18.52%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 4 (14.81%) MySQL
5 4 (14.81%) SQL Server 2012
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 2014
7 2 (7.41%) Crystal Reports
7 2 (7.41%) SQL Server 2005
8 1 (3.70%) Data Mining
8 1 (3.70%) DB2
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 9 (33.33%) DBA
1 9 (33.33%) SQL DBA
2 7 (25.93%) .NET Developer
2 7 (25.93%) Developer
2 7 (25.93%) SQL Server DBA
3 5 (18.52%) Administrator
4 3 (11.11%) ASP.NET Developer
4 3 (11.11%) Infrastructure Manager
4 3 (11.11%) Infrastructure Project Manager
4 3 (11.11%) Project Manager
5 2 (7.41%) Applications Architect
5 2 (7.41%) Architect
5 2 (7.41%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
5 2 (7.41%) C# .NET Developer
5 2 (7.41%) C# Developer
5 2 (7.41%) Consultant
5 2 (7.41%) Senior DBA
5 2 (7.41%) Senior SQL DBA
5 2 (7.41%) Senior SQL Server DBA
5 2 (7.41%) VB.NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (40.74%) .NET
2 7 (25.93%) HTML
3 6 (22.22%) ASP.NET
4 5 (18.52%) CSS
4 5 (18.52%) Web Services
5 4 (14.81%) .NET Framework
5 4 (14.81%) Entity Framework
6 3 (11.11%) Ajax
6 3 (11.11%) ArcObjects
6 3 (11.11%) MSMQ
7 2 (7.41%) ASP.NET MVC
7 2 (7.41%) ASP.NET MVC 4
7 2 (7.41%) Classic ASP
7 2 (7.41%) jQuery
7 2 (7.41%) JSON
7 2 (7.41%) Kendo UI
7 2 (7.41%) SAML
7 2 (7.41%) SAP PI
7 2 (7.41%) SOAP
7 2 (7.41%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 7 (25.93%) Replication
2 6 (22.22%) Analytical Skills
3 5 (18.52%) Clustering
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
6 1 (3.70%) Digital Media
Operating Systems
1 12 (44.44%) Windows
2 4 (14.81%) Windows Server 2008
3 3 (11.11%) CentOS
3 3 (11.11%) Linux
3 3 (11.11%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 3 (11.11%) Windows 10
4 2 (7.41%) Android
4 2 (7.41%) Windows 7
5 1 (3.70%) Windows Server
5 1 (3.70%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (3.70%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (25.93%) Performance Tuning
2 5 (18.52%) B2B
2 5 (18.52%) Performance Monitoring
3 4 (14.81%) Business Intelligence
3 4 (14.81%) Capacity Planning
3 4 (14.81%) Change Management
3 4 (14.81%) Continuous Improvement
3 4 (14.81%) CRM
3 4 (14.81%) Database Security
3 4 (14.81%) Database Tuning
3 4 (14.81%) Incident Management
3 4 (14.81%) ITIL
3 4 (14.81%) Line Management
3 4 (14.81%) MVC
3 4 (14.81%) Stakeholder Management
3 4 (14.81%) Unit Testing
3 4 (14.81%) Virtual Environments
3 4 (14.81%) Web Development
4 3 (11.11%) Project Governance
4 3 (11.11%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 21 (77.78%) SQL
2 13 (48.15%) T-SQL
3 4 (14.81%) JavaScript
4 3 (11.11%) C#
4 3 (11.11%) Java
4 3 (11.11%) PL/SQL
5 2 (7.41%) C
5 2 (7.41%) C++
5 2 (7.41%) VB.NET
6 1 (3.70%) PHP
6 1 (3.70%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 5 (18.52%) Degree
1 5 (18.52%) Microsoft Certification
2 3 (11.11%) MCP
2 3 (11.11%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 2 (7.41%) MCSA
3 2 (7.41%) MCSE
3 2 (7.41%) SC Cleared
3 2 (7.41%) Security Cleared
4 1 (3.70%) MCITP
System Software
1 7 (25.93%) Hyper-V
2 5 (18.52%) Active Directory
3 3 (11.11%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 3 (11.11%) SCCM
1 3 (11.11%) SCOM
2 1 (3.70%) Failover Clustering
2 1 (3.70%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
Vendors
1 10 (37.04%) Microsoft
2 9 (33.33%) Oracle
3 5 (18.52%) HP
4 4 (14.81%) VMware
5 3 (11.11%) 3PAR
5 3 (11.11%) ESRI
5 3 (11.11%) Red Hat
6 2 (7.41%) Cognos
6 2 (7.41%) IBM
6 2 (7.41%) Nintex
6 2 (7.41%) SAP
6 2 (7.41%) TIBCO