The table below looks at the statistics for SQL Server 2008 skills in IT contracts advertised for the Kent region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SQL Server 2008 over the 3 months to 28 September 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
28 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft SQL Server 2008
Rank - 33 37
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 2008 0 8 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Kent - 2.80% 1.71%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category - 10.81% 7.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 5 3
Median daily rate - £338 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- -10.00%
UK excluding London median daily rate £345 £350 £333
% change year-on-year
-1.42% +5.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £29.50 £19.71
% change year-on-year
+44.06% +49.70%
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 Kent region.

Database & Business Intelligence Category
Kent
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Database & Business Intelligence category
69 74 71
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Kent 28.16% 25.87% 24.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 46 61 40
Median daily rate £350 £325 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% -7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £283 £200 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £400 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £379 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 6
Median hourly rate - - £13.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.32 £33.55 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+8.25% +49.11%

SQL Server 2008
Jobs Demand Trend in Kent

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Kent 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 Kent

SQL Server 2008
Daily Rate Trend in Kent

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

SQL Server 2008 Daily Rate Trend in Kent

SQL Server 2008
Hourly Rate Trend in Kent

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

SQL Server 2008 Hourly Rate Trend in Kent

SQL Server 2008
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 28 September 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 Kent region with a requirement for SQL Server 2008.

1 11 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 8 (72.73%) SQL
2 8 (72.73%) SQL Server 2012
3 7 (63.64%) PowerShell
4 6 (54.55%) Data Warehouse
4 6 (54.55%) High Availability
5 5 (45.45%) Business Intelligence
5 5 (45.45%) Clustering
5 5 (45.45%) Finance
6 4 (36.36%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 4 (36.36%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 4 (36.36%) SQL Server 2014
7 3 (27.27%) Microsoft Clustering
7 3 (27.27%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 3 (27.27%) Investment Management
7 3 (27.27%) Disaster Recovery
7 3 (27.27%) Microsoft
7 3 (27.27%) C#
7 3 (27.27%) ETL
7 3 (27.27%) MS Excel
8 2 (18.18%) T-SQL
8 2 (18.18%) NHS
8 2 (18.18%) Replication
8 2 (18.18%) Banking
8 2 (18.18%) Performance Tuning
8 2 (18.18%) Data Centre
8 2 (18.18%) Analytical Skills
9 1 (9.09%) Data Structures
9 1 (9.09%) Microsoft Power View
9 1 (9.09%) Logical Data Model

SQL Server 2008
Top Related IT Skills in Kent 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 (9.09%) SharePoint
Applications
1 3 (27.27%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 8 (72.73%) SQL Server 2012
3 6 (54.55%) Data Warehouse
4 4 (36.36%) SQL Server 2014
4 4 (36.36%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 4 (36.36%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 3 (27.27%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 1 (9.09%) BusinessObjects
6 1 (9.09%) Microsoft Power View
6 1 (9.09%) PowerPivot
6 1 (9.09%) SAP BI
6 1 (9.09%) Sisense
General
1 5 (45.45%) Finance
2 2 (18.18%) Banking
Job Titles
1 7 (63.64%) DBA
1 7 (63.64%) SQL DBA
2 6 (54.55%) SQL Server DBA
3 4 (36.36%) Senior DBA
3 4 (36.36%) Senior SQL DBA
4 3 (27.27%) Senior SQL Server DBA
5 2 (18.18%) Business Intelligence Developer
5 2 (18.18%) Consultant
5 2 (18.18%) Database Consultant
5 2 (18.18%) Developer
5 2 (18.18%) Project Engineer
6 1 (9.09%) Administrator
6 1 (9.09%) Microsoft BI Developer
6 1 (9.09%) Microsoft Developer
6 1 (9.09%) SAP BI Developer
6 1 (9.09%) SAP Developer
6 1 (9.09%) SQL BI Developer
6 1 (9.09%) SQL Developer
6 1 (9.09%) SQL Server BI Developer
6 1 (9.09%) SQL Server Developer
Miscellaneous
1 5 (45.45%) Clustering
2 2 (18.18%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (18.18%) Data Centre
2 2 (18.18%) NHS
2 2 (18.18%) Replication
3 1 (9.09%) Computer Science
3 1 (9.09%) Data Structures
3 1 (9.09%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (9.09%) Informatics
3 1 (9.09%) Mathematics
3 1 (9.09%) Physics
3 1 (9.09%) Visualisation
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (54.55%) High Availability
2 5 (45.45%) Business Intelligence
3 3 (27.27%) Disaster Recovery
3 3 (27.27%) ETL
3 3 (27.27%) Investment Management
4 2 (18.18%) Performance Tuning
5 1 (9.09%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (9.09%) Data Modelling
5 1 (9.09%) Data Visualisation
5 1 (9.09%) Dimensional Modelling
5 1 (9.09%) Logical Data Model
5 1 (9.09%) Physical Data Model
5 1 (9.09%) Requirements Analysis
Programming Languages
1 8 (72.73%) SQL
2 7 (63.64%) PowerShell
3 3 (27.27%) C#
4 2 (18.18%) T-SQL
5 1 (9.09%) VBA
Qualifications
1 1 (9.09%) Degree
Systems Management
1 3 (27.27%) Microsoft Clustering
2 1 (9.09%) Failover Clustering
Vendors
1 3 (27.27%) Microsoft
2 1 (9.09%) Remedy
2 1 (9.09%) SAP