The table below looks at the statistics for SQL Server 2008 skills in IT contracts advertised for the London 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 241 124 94
Rank change year-on-year
-117 -30
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 2008 203 422 538
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.92% 1.79% 2.35%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 4.07% 7.56% 10.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 151 318 393
Median daily rate £425 £425 £415
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +2.40%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £325 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £525 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 4 2
Median hourly rate - £52.17 £40.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +29.61%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £28.00 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+28.57% +33.33%
SQL Server 2008
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 London region.

Database & Business Intelligence Category
London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Database & Business Intelligence category
4983 5584 5367
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 22.49% 23.66% 23.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 3609 3893 3673
Median daily rate £475 £450 £438
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.55% +2.73%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £338 £303 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £600 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £352 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.53% +0.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 55 34
Median hourly rate £29.88 £25.00 £27.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+19.52% -9.09%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.20 £16.50 £14.40
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £190.00 £53.59 £125.00
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 London

The demand trend of contract jobs across the London 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 London

SQL Server 2008
Daily Rate Trend in London

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

SQL Server 2008 Daily Rate Trend in London

SQL Server 2008
Daily Rate Histogram in London

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing SQL Server 2008 across the London region over the 3 months to 23 July 2016.

SQL Server 2008 Daily Rate Histogram in London

SQL Server 2008
Hourly Rate Trend in London

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

SQL Server 2008 Hourly Rate Trend in London

SQL Server 2008
Contract Job Locations in London

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 London 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
City of London -55 40 £438 +2.94% 18
Bromley - 3 £425 -
Croydon -16 1 - - 3
Chessington - 1 - -
SQL Server 2008
England

SQL Server 2008
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

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 London region with a requirement for SQL Server 2008.

1 413 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 260 (62.95%) SQL
3 168 (40.68%) Microsoft
3 168 (40.68%) SQL Server 2012
4 157 (38.01%) .NET
5 143 (34.62%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 141 (34.14%) C#
7 121 (29.30%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 115 (27.85%) Finance
9 114 (27.60%) T-SQL
10 110 (26.63%) Windows
11 102 (24.70%) Agile Software Development
12 96 (23.24%) Business Intelligence
13 93 (22.52%) SQL Server 2005
14 91 (22.03%) SQL Server Analysis Services
15 77 (18.64%) SQL Server 2014
16 73 (17.68%) ASP.NET
17 69 (16.71%) MS Excel
18 67 (16.22%) Data Warehouse
18 67 (16.22%) ETL
19 57 (13.80%) .NET Framework
20 56 (13.56%) Windows Server
21 55 (13.32%) JavaScript
22 54 (13.08%) Windows Server 2008
23 53 (12.83%) Performance Tuning
24 50 (12.11%) MVC
24 50 (12.11%) HTML
25 49 (11.86%) Migration
25 49 (11.86%) PowerShell
26 48 (11.62%) Windows Server 2012

SQL Server 2008
Top Related IT Skills in London 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 40 (9.69%) IIS
1 40 (9.69%) SharePoint
2 22 (5.33%) MS Exchange
3 16 (3.87%) Exchange Server 2010
4 11 (2.66%) Skype for Business
5 10 (2.42%) Apache Spark
5 10 (2.42%) CMS
5 10 (2.42%) SharePoint 2010
5 10 (2.42%) SharePoint 2013
6 7 (1.69%) Apache
7 6 (1.45%) BizTalk Server
7 6 (1.45%) SAS
7 6 (1.45%) Tomcat
8 5 (1.21%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 5 (1.21%) Exchange Server 2013
8 5 (1.21%) NServiceBus
9 4 (0.97%) Apache Solr
9 4 (0.97%) JBoss
10 3 (0.73%) Exchange Server 2007
10 3 (0.73%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 69 (16.71%) MS Excel
2 19 (4.60%) MS Office
3 4 (0.97%) MS PowerPoint
4 3 (0.73%) MS Project
4 3 (0.73%) Spreadsheet
5 2 (0.48%) InfoPath
6 1 (0.24%) FrameMaker
6 1 (0.24%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 9 (2.18%) Oracle EBS
2 6 (1.45%) Markit EDM
3 4 (0.97%) Dynamics CRM
3 4 (0.97%) Payment Gateway
3 4 (0.97%) Salesforce.com CRM
3 4 (0.97%) SimCorp Dimension
4 3 (0.73%) Dynamics AX
4 3 (0.73%) Unit4 Business World
5 2 (0.48%) Dynamics NAV
5 2 (0.48%) Eagle PACE
5 2 (0.48%) LatentZero
5 2 (0.48%) thinkFolio
6 1 (0.24%) Cognos Business Intelligence
6 1 (0.24%) Endur
6 1 (0.24%) FastStats
6 1 (0.24%) Northgate Housing
6 1 (0.24%) Oracle EBS R12
6 1 (0.24%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
6 1 (0.24%) RMDS
6 1 (0.24%) Scribe Insight
Cloud Services
1 18 (4.36%) Microsoft Azure
2 14 (3.39%) Amazon AWS
3 8 (1.94%) Office 365
4 3 (0.73%) OneDrive
4 3 (0.73%) Yammer
5 2 (0.48%) PaaS
5 2 (0.48%) SaaS
6 1 (0.24%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 26 (6.30%) SAN
2 16 (3.87%) Firewall
3 9 (2.18%) Intranet
3 9 (2.18%) VPN
4 7 (1.69%) DNS
4 7 (1.69%) VoIP
4 7 (1.69%) Wireless
5 6 (1.45%) Cisco ASA
5 6 (1.45%) DHCP
5 6 (1.45%) Internet
5 6 (1.45%) WAN
6 5 (1.21%) LAN
6 5 (1.21%) NAS
6 5 (1.21%) SSL
7 4 (0.97%) Cisco Wireless
7 4 (0.97%) VLAN
8 3 (0.73%) LDAP
9 2 (0.48%) HTTP
9 2 (0.48%) SMTP
9 2 (0.48%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 413 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 168 (40.68%) SQL Server 2012
3 143 (34.62%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 121 (29.30%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 93 (22.52%) SQL Server 2005
6 91 (22.03%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 77 (18.64%) SQL Server 2014
8 67 (16.22%) Data Warehouse
9 32 (7.75%) Oracle Database
10 24 (5.81%) OLAP
11 20 (4.84%) NoSQL
12 18 (4.36%) Microsoft Analysis Services
12 18 (4.36%) QlikView
13 15 (3.63%) Oracle Database 11g
13 15 (3.63%) Power BI
13 15 (3.63%) Relational Database
13 15 (3.63%) SQL Server 2000
14 13 (3.15%) Big Data
14 13 (3.15%) BusinessObjects
14 13 (3.15%) OLAP Cube
Development Applications
1 32 (7.75%) Visual Studio
2 30 (7.26%) Team Foundation Server
3 18 (4.36%) Subversion
4 14 (3.39%) Git (software)
5 11 (2.66%) TeamCity
6 8 (1.94%) JIRA
6 8 (1.94%) Octopus Deploy
7 6 (1.45%) Grunt
7 6 (1.45%) gulp
7 6 (1.45%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
8 5 (1.21%) NUnit
9 4 (0.97%) VSS/SourceSafe
10 3 (0.73%) Visual Studio Tools for Office
11 2 (0.48%) Atlassian Bamboo
11 2 (0.48%) ERwin
11 2 (0.48%) MSTest
11 2 (0.48%) NSubstitute
11 2 (0.48%) Rhino Mocks
11 2 (0.48%) Visual Studio Team System
11 2 (0.48%) WiX
General
1 115 (27.85%) Finance
2 41 (9.93%) Banking
3 22 (5.33%) Law
4 19 (4.60%) Investment Banking
5 15 (3.63%) Marketing
5 15 (3.63%) Retail
6 13 (3.15%) Front Office
7 12 (2.91%) Back Office
8 11 (2.66%) Financial Institution
9 9 (2.18%) Legal
10 8 (1.94%) Publishing
11 5 (1.21%) Telecoms
12 2 (0.48%) Manufacturing
13 1 (0.24%) French Language
13 1 (0.24%) Hungarian Language
Job Titles
1 223 (54.00%) Developer
2 84 (20.34%) SQL Developer
3 74 (17.92%) .NET Developer
4 59 (14.29%) C# Developer
5 54 (13.08%) DBA
6 49 (11.86%) SQL DBA
7 48 (11.62%) Analyst
8 47 (11.38%) Business Intelligence Developer
9 42 (10.17%) SSIS Developer
10 35 (8.47%) C# .NET Developer
11 31 (7.51%) Architect
12 30 (7.26%) SQL Server DBA
13 28 (6.78%) SQL BI Developer
13 28 (6.78%) SQL Server Developer
13 28 (6.78%) SSRS Developer
14 25 (6.05%) Senior Developer
14 25 (6.05%) SSAS Developer
15 23 (5.57%) Administrator
16 18 (4.36%) Consultant
16 18 (4.36%) Data Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 157 (38.01%) .NET
2 73 (17.68%) ASP.NET
3 57 (13.80%) .NET Framework
4 50 (12.11%) HTML
5 47 (11.38%) CSS
6 36 (8.72%) XML
7 34 (8.23%) WPF
8 32 (7.75%) ASP.NET MVC
9 31 (7.51%) MDX
9 31 (7.51%) WCF
10 27 (6.54%) Web Services
11 26 (6.30%) jQuery
12 24 (5.81%) AngularJS
13 20 (4.84%) Entity Framework
14 17 (4.12%) Ajax
15 16 (3.87%) HTML5
16 13 (3.15%) LINQ
17 12 (2.91%) Twitter Bootstrap
18 11 (2.66%) WinForms
19 10 (2.42%) ASP.NET Web API
Miscellaneous
1 27 (6.54%) Analytical Skills
2 26 (6.30%) Replication
3 24 (5.81%) Clustering
4 18 (4.36%) Management Information System
5 12 (2.91%) Fixed Income
6 9 (2.18%) Algorithms
6 9 (2.18%) Data Structures
6 9 (2.18%) Market Risk
7 8 (1.94%) Computer Science
7 8 (1.94%) Data Centre
7 8 (1.94%) Data Integration
7 8 (1.94%) Equities
8 7 (1.69%) Credit Risk
8 7 (1.69%) Visualisation
9 6 (1.45%) Enterprise Software
9 6 (1.45%) NHS
10 5 (1.21%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
10 5 (1.21%) Mathematics
10 5 (1.21%) User Experience
11 3 (0.73%) EMC VNX
Operating Systems
1 110 (26.63%) Windows
2 56 (13.56%) Windows Server
3 54 (13.08%) Windows Server 2008
4 48 (11.62%) Windows Server 2012
5 30 (7.26%) Windows Server 2003
6 20 (4.84%) Windows 7
7 16 (3.87%) Linux
8 14 (3.39%) Unix
9 13 (3.15%) Solaris
10 5 (1.21%) Mac OS
10 5 (1.21%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 4 (0.97%) Windows Vista
12 3 (0.73%) Android
12 3 (0.73%) Apple iOS
12 3 (0.73%) Windows 8
12 3 (0.73%) Windows XP
13 2 (0.48%) Windows 2000
14 1 (0.24%) AIX
14 1 (0.24%) Mac OS X
14 1 (0.24%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 102 (24.70%) Agile Software Development
2 96 (23.24%) Business Intelligence
3 67 (16.22%) ETL
4 53 (12.83%) Performance Tuning
5 50 (12.11%) MVC
6 49 (11.86%) Migration
7 35 (8.47%) Data Modelling
7 35 (8.47%) TDD
8 29 (7.02%) Kimball Methodology
9 27 (6.54%) OO
10 26 (6.30%) Stakeholder Management
11 25 (6.05%) ITIL
12 23 (5.57%) Scrum
13 21 (5.08%) Project Management
13 21 (5.08%) SOA
14 20 (4.84%) Asset Management
15 19 (4.60%) BDD
15 19 (4.60%) Technical Architecture
16 18 (4.36%) DevOps
16 18 (4.36%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 260 (62.95%) SQL
2 141 (34.14%) C#
3 114 (27.60%) T-SQL
4 55 (13.32%) JavaScript
5 49 (11.86%) PowerShell
6 21 (5.08%) Java
7 20 (4.84%) VB.NET
8 17 (4.12%) VBA
9 15 (3.63%) VB
10 14 (3.39%) Python
11 10 (2.42%) Shell Script
12 9 (2.18%) Korn
13 8 (1.94%) VBScript
14 7 (1.69%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
14 7 (1.69%) FQL
15 5 (1.21%) R
16 3 (0.73%) C
16 3 (0.73%) PL/SQL
17 2 (0.48%) Perl
17 2 (0.48%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 18 (4.36%) Degree
2 10 (2.42%) Security Cleared
3 9 (2.18%) Microsoft Certification
4 7 (1.69%) MCSE
5 6 (1.45%) CCNA
5 6 (1.45%) Cisco Certification
6 4 (0.97%) CTC Cleared
7 3 (0.73%) ITIL Certification
7 3 (0.73%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 2 (0.48%) DV Cleared
9 1 (0.24%) BPSS Clearance
9 1 (0.24%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
9 1 (0.24%) MCDBA
9 1 (0.24%) MCP
9 1 (0.24%) MCTS
9 1 (0.24%) OCP
9 1 (0.24%) Oracle Certification
9 1 (0.24%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
9 1 (0.24%) RHCE
9 1 (0.24%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 22 (5.33%) QA
2 18 (4.36%) Data Quality
3 4 (0.97%) SLA
4 2 (0.48%) DICOM
4 2 (0.48%) HL7
4 2 (0.48%) MiFID
5 1 (0.24%) Solvency II
System Software
1 34 (8.23%) Active Directory
2 31 (7.51%) VMware Infrastructure
3 9 (2.18%) Hyper-V
4 7 (1.69%) VMware ESX
5 5 (1.21%) Firmware
6 4 (0.97%) XenApp
7 2 (0.48%) DFS Replication
7 2 (0.48%) Terminal Server
7 2 (0.48%) UAG
7 2 (0.48%) XenDesktop
8 1 (0.24%) Apache Flume
8 1 (0.24%) HDFS
8 1 (0.24%) Microsoft App-V
8 1 (0.24%) Oracle RAC
8 1 (0.24%) VMware ESXi
8 1 (0.24%) VMware Server
8 1 (0.24%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 10 (2.42%) Microsoft Clustering
1 10 (2.42%) SCOM
2 8 (1.94%) DBAmp
3 6 (1.45%) SCCM
4 4 (0.97%) Control-M
5 3 (0.73%) Forefront Identity Manager
5 3 (0.73%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
5 3 (0.73%) Simpana
5 3 (0.73%) WSUS
6 2 (0.48%) Failover Clustering
6 2 (0.48%) HP Quality Center
7 1 (0.24%) Backup Exec
7 1 (0.24%) HP SIM
7 1 (0.24%) Nagios
7 1 (0.24%) OpenSSO
7 1 (0.24%) Opsview
7 1 (0.24%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
7 1 (0.24%) Perfmon
7 1 (0.24%) SCSM
Vendors
1 168 (40.68%) Microsoft
2 45 (10.90%) Oracle
3 38 (9.20%) VMware
4 17 (4.12%) Tableau
5 15 (3.63%) HP
5 15 (3.63%) SAP
6 14 (3.39%) Cisco
7 13 (3.15%) Salesforce.com
7 13 (3.15%) Sybase
8 11 (2.66%) IBM
9 9 (2.18%) Citrix
9 9 (2.18%) EPiServer
10 8 (1.94%) Veritas
11 7 (1.69%) Informatica
11 7 (1.69%) ServiceNow
11 7 (1.69%) Sitecore
12 5 (1.21%) Charles River
12 5 (1.21%) Teradata
13 4 (0.97%) SimCorp
13 4 (0.97%) Symantec
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