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 26 May 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
26 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft SQL Server 2008
Rank 47 29 25
Rank change year-on-year
-18 -4
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 2008 5 6 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Kent 1.31% 2.48% 6.09%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 4.31% 7.06% 20.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 2 12
Median daily rate £375 £319 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+17.64% -25.00%
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £325 £330
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -1.51%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £26.00 £22.00 £26.00
% change year-on-year
+18.18% -15.38%
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
116 85 69
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Kent 30.37% 35.12% 30.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 76 43 35
Median daily rate £375 £338 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.11% -20.58%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £275 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £680 £508 £530
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £365 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.16% +4.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 1
Median hourly rate - £11.50 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -34.28%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £33.50 £23.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
+45.65% -28.12%

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 26 May 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
Tunbridge Wells - 1 - -
SQL Server 2008
South East

SQL Server 2008
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 26 May 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 20 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 14 (70.00%) SQL Server 2012
3 13 (65.00%) Microsoft
3 13 (65.00%) SQL Server 2005
4 11 (55.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 11 (55.00%) Data Warehouse
5 10 (50.00%) SQL
6 8 (40.00%) MS Excel
7 7 (35.00%) Microsoft Certification
8 5 (25.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 5 (25.00%) T-SQL
9 4 (20.00%) .NET
9 4 (20.00%) C#
9 4 (20.00%) ETL
9 4 (20.00%) Business Intelligence
9 4 (20.00%) Team Foundation Server
10 3 (15.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 3 (15.00%) MVC
10 3 (15.00%) WCF
10 3 (15.00%) ASP.NET
10 3 (15.00%) SharePoint
10 3 (15.00%) NHS
10 3 (15.00%) Windows
11 2 (10.00%) Disaster Recovery
11 2 (10.00%) CSS
11 2 (10.00%) XML
11 2 (10.00%) OLTP
11 2 (10.00%) HTML
11 2 (10.00%) JavaScript
11 2 (10.00%) VSS/SourceSafe

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 3 (15.00%) SharePoint
Applications
1 8 (40.00%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 14 (70.00%) SQL Server 2012
3 13 (65.00%) SQL Server 2005
4 11 (55.00%) Data Warehouse
4 11 (55.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 5 (25.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 3 (15.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 2 (10.00%) OLTP
7 2 (10.00%) PerformancePoint
7 2 (10.00%) SQL Server 2014
8 1 (5.00%) SQL Server 2000
Development Applications
1 4 (20.00%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (10.00%) VSS/SourceSafe
3 1 (5.00%) ReSharper
3 1 (5.00%) Subversion
3 1 (5.00%) Visual Studio
3 1 (5.00%) Xcode
General
1 1 (5.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 15 (75.00%) Developer
2 11 (55.00%) SQL Developer
3 9 (45.00%) SSRS Developer
4 7 (35.00%) SQL Server Developer
5 4 (20.00%) .NET Developer
5 4 (20.00%) SSIS Developer
6 3 (15.00%) DBA
6 3 (15.00%) SQL DBA
7 2 (10.00%) ASP.NET Developer
7 2 (10.00%) Business Intelligence Developer
7 2 (10.00%) C# .NET Developer
7 2 (10.00%) C# Developer
7 2 (10.00%) Consultant
7 2 (10.00%) Data Warehouse Developer
7 2 (10.00%) Database Consultant
7 2 (10.00%) Microsoft BI Developer
7 2 (10.00%) Microsoft Developer
7 2 (10.00%) SQL BI Developer
7 2 (10.00%) SSAS Developer
7 2 (10.00%) T-SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (20.00%) .NET
2 3 (15.00%) ASP.NET
2 3 (15.00%) WCF
3 2 (10.00%) AngularJS
3 2 (10.00%) CSS
3 2 (10.00%) HTML
3 2 (10.00%) jQuery
3 2 (10.00%) MDX
3 2 (10.00%) XML
4 1 (5.00%) .NET Framework
4 1 (5.00%) ASP.NET MVC
4 1 (5.00%) ASP.NET Web API
4 1 (5.00%) Entity Framework
4 1 (5.00%) Razor View Engine
4 1 (5.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
4 1 (5.00%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 3 (15.00%) NHS
2 2 (10.00%) Clustering
2 2 (10.00%) Data Centre
3 1 (5.00%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 3 (15.00%) Windows
2 2 (10.00%) Windows Server
3 1 (5.00%) Android
3 1 (5.00%) Apple iOS
3 1 (5.00%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (5.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (5.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (20.00%) Business Intelligence
1 4 (20.00%) ETL
2 3 (15.00%) MVC
3 2 (10.00%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (10.00%) Data Migration
3 2 (10.00%) Dimensional Modelling
3 2 (10.00%) Disaster Recovery
3 2 (10.00%) Kimball Methodology
3 2 (10.00%) Migration
3 2 (10.00%) Scrum
3 2 (10.00%) TDD
4 1 (5.00%) Capacity Management
4 1 (5.00%) Change Management
4 1 (5.00%) Coaching
4 1 (5.00%) Continuous Improvement
4 1 (5.00%) High Availability
4 1 (5.00%) ITIL
4 1 (5.00%) Performance Tuning
4 1 (5.00%) PRINCE2
4 1 (5.00%) Root Cause Analysis
Programming Languages
1 10 (50.00%) SQL
2 5 (25.00%) T-SQL
3 4 (20.00%) C#
4 2 (10.00%) JavaScript
5 1 (5.00%) Java
5 1 (5.00%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 7 (35.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (5.00%) ITIL Certification
Vendors
1 13 (65.00%) Microsoft