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 9 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
9 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft SQL Server 2008
Rank 36 28 26
Rank change year-on-year
-8 -2
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 2008 1 11 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Kent 0.43% 4.64% 3.93%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 1.69% 17.19% 20.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 8 2
Median daily rate £450 £438 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.85% +29.62%
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 £20.00 £33.50
% change year-on-year
+102.50% -40.29%
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
59 64 54
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Kent 25.32% 27.00% 19.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 49 49 26
Median daily rate £375 £350 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +3.70%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £248 £243 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £458 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £387 £363
% change year-on-year
+3.35% +6.75%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 1
Median hourly rate - £30.00 £10.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +200.00%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £38.00 £25.00 £33.50
% change year-on-year
+52.00% -25.37%

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
Contract Job Locations in Kent

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 Kent region over the 3 months to 9 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
Dartford - 1 £450 -
SQL Server 2008
South East

SQL Server 2008
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 9 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 Kent region with a requirement for SQL Server 2008.

1 3 (100.00%) SQL
1 3 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 3 (100.00%) Business Intelligence
1 3 (100.00%) SQL Server 2012
2 2 (66.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 2 (66.67%) T-SQL
2 2 (66.67%) Data Warehouse
2 2 (66.67%) Data Modelling
2 2 (66.67%) ETL
2 2 (66.67%) Finance
2 2 (66.67%) Replication
2 2 (66.67%) Clustering
2 2 (66.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 2 (66.67%) Performance Tuning
3 1 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (33.33%) Data Structures
3 1 (33.33%) Microsoft Power View
3 1 (33.33%) Logical Data Model
3 1 (33.33%) Physical Data Model
3 1 (33.33%) Data Centre
3 1 (33.33%) ETL Development
3 1 (33.33%) SQL Server 2014
3 1 (33.33%) Sisense
3 1 (33.33%) Failover Clustering
3 1 (33.33%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
3 1 (33.33%) Requirements Analysis
3 1 (33.33%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 1 (33.33%) Investment Management
3 1 (33.33%) Dimensional Modelling
3 1 (33.33%) PowerShell

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 (33.33%) SharePoint
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 3 (100.00%) SQL Server 2012
2 2 (66.67%) Data Warehouse
2 2 (66.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 2 (66.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (33.33%) BusinessObjects
3 1 (33.33%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
3 1 (33.33%) Microsoft Power View
3 1 (33.33%) PowerPivot
3 1 (33.33%) Sisense
3 1 (33.33%) SQL Server 2014
3 1 (33.33%) SQL Server Analysis Services
General
1 2 (66.67%) Finance
2 1 (33.33%) Legal
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) DBA
1 2 (66.67%) SQL DBA
2 1 (33.33%) Business Intelligence Developer
2 1 (33.33%) Developer
2 1 (33.33%) Project Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) SAP BI Developer
2 1 (33.33%) SAP Developer
2 1 (33.33%) SQL Server DBA
Miscellaneous
1 2 (66.67%) Clustering
1 2 (66.67%) Replication
2 1 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (33.33%) Data Centre
2 1 (33.33%) Data Structures
2 1 (33.33%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (33.33%) Visualisation
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (100.00%) Business Intelligence
2 2 (66.67%) Data Modelling
2 2 (66.67%) ETL
2 2 (66.67%) Performance Tuning
3 1 (33.33%) Data Visualisation
3 1 (33.33%) Dimensional Modelling
3 1 (33.33%) ETL Development
3 1 (33.33%) High Availability
3 1 (33.33%) Investment Management
3 1 (33.33%) Logical Data Model
3 1 (33.33%) Physical Data Model
3 1 (33.33%) Requirements Analysis
Programming Languages
1 3 (100.00%) SQL
2 2 (66.67%) T-SQL
3 1 (33.33%) PowerShell
Systems Management
1 1 (33.33%) Failover Clustering
Vendors
1 1 (33.33%) Remedy
1 1 (33.33%) SAP