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 30 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
30 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft SQL Server 2008
Rank 255 131 109
Rank change year-on-year
-124 -22
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 2008 179 439 484
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.78% 1.88% 1.96%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 3.39% 7.83% 8.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 138 338 363
Median daily rate £425 £420 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.19% -1.17%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £295 £318 £288
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £554 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £345 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
-1.42% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 2
Median hourly rate - £52.17 £32.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +63.03%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.85 £29.50 £19.91
% change year-on-year
+38.47% +48.16%
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
5274 5609 5647
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 23.11% 24.08% 22.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 3720 3999 3934
Median daily rate £475 £450 £430
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.55% +4.65%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £340 £325 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £620 £625 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £378 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+0.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 23 25 45
Median hourly rate £40.00 £37.50 £27.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +36.36%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.00 £14.20 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £80.50 £45.72 £44.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.07 £33.55 £23.75
% change year-on-year
+7.51% +41.26%

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 30 September 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 30 September 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 -71 43 £438 +2.94% 16
Uxbridge - 4 - -
Chessington - 2 £188 -
Ilford -4 1 £375 +7.14%
Croydon -13 1 £300 -14.28%
SQL Server 2008
England

SQL Server 2008
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 30 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 London region with a requirement for SQL Server 2008.

1 388 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 235 (60.57%) SQL
3 175 (45.10%) .NET
4 170 (43.81%) C#
5 158 (40.72%) Microsoft
6 145 (37.37%) SQL Server 2012
7 137 (35.31%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 124 (31.96%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 124 (31.96%) Finance
9 107 (27.58%) T-SQL
10 106 (27.32%) Windows
11 93 (23.97%) ASP.NET
12 88 (22.68%) Agile Software Development
13 83 (21.39%) SQL Server 2005
13 83 (21.39%) Business Intelligence
14 73 (18.81%) SQL Server Analysis Services
15 67 (17.27%) .NET Framework
16 64 (16.49%) SQL Server 2014
17 62 (15.98%) JavaScript
18 60 (15.46%) MS Excel
18 60 (15.46%) MVC
18 60 (15.46%) Windows Server
19 59 (15.21%) Data Warehouse
20 54 (13.92%) Windows Server 2008
21 53 (13.66%) HTML
21 53 (13.66%) ETL
22 47 (12.11%) Oracle
22 47 (12.11%) Visual Studio
23 45 (11.60%) Banking
23 45 (11.60%) 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 38 (9.79%) SharePoint
2 32 (8.25%) IIS
3 26 (6.70%) MS Exchange
4 18 (4.64%) Exchange Server 2010
5 15 (3.87%) Skype for Business
6 12 (3.09%) SharePoint 2010
7 9 (2.32%) Apache Spark
7 9 (2.32%) CMS
8 8 (2.06%) Apache
8 8 (2.06%) BizTalk Server
8 8 (2.06%) SharePoint 2013
9 7 (1.80%) Exchange Server 2013
9 7 (1.80%) Tomcat
10 5 (1.29%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
10 5 (1.29%) SAS
11 4 (1.03%) Adobe Experience Manager
11 4 (1.03%) Apache Solr
11 4 (1.03%) Exchange Server 2007
11 4 (1.03%) JBoss
12 3 (0.77%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 60 (15.46%) MS Excel
2 16 (4.12%) MS Office
3 5 (1.29%) Spreadsheet
4 3 (0.77%) MS Project
4 3 (0.77%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.26%) Adobe Illustrator
5 1 (0.26%) InDesign
5 1 (0.26%) InfoPath
5 1 (0.26%) MS PowerPoint
5 1 (0.26%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 17 (4.38%) Dynamics CRM
2 10 (2.58%) Markit EDM
3 9 (2.32%) Oracle EBS
4 4 (1.03%) Salesforce.com CRM
4 4 (1.03%) SimCorp Dimension
4 4 (1.03%) Unit4 Business World
5 3 (0.77%) Dynamics AX
6 2 (0.52%) Cognos Business Intelligence
6 2 (0.52%) Dynamics NAV
6 2 (0.52%) Eagle PACE
6 2 (0.52%) LatentZero
6 2 (0.52%) Northgate Housing
6 2 (0.52%) Oracle BPM
6 2 (0.52%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
6 2 (0.52%) thinkFolio
7 1 (0.26%) Payment Gateway
7 1 (0.26%) ReMetrica
7 1 (0.26%) RMDS
7 1 (0.26%) Sage X3
7 1 (0.26%) Scribe Insight
Cloud Services
1 20 (5.15%) Microsoft Azure
2 19 (4.90%) Amazon AWS
3 7 (1.80%) Office 365
4 6 (1.55%) SaaS
5 3 (0.77%) OneDrive
5 3 (0.77%) Yammer
6 2 (0.52%) PaaS
7 1 (0.26%) Adobe Creative Cloud
7 1 (0.26%) GitHub
7 1 (0.26%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 21 (5.41%) SAN
2 20 (5.15%) Firewall
3 13 (3.35%) DHCP
4 11 (2.84%) DNS
5 10 (2.58%) Intranet
6 8 (2.06%) TCP/IP
7 7 (1.80%) VPN
8 6 (1.55%) VLAN
9 5 (1.29%) Internet
9 5 (1.29%) Wireless
10 4 (1.03%) Cisco ASA
10 4 (1.03%) Cisco Wireless
10 4 (1.03%) NAS
10 4 (1.03%) SSL
11 3 (0.77%) VoIP
12 2 (0.52%) Broadband
12 2 (0.52%) LAN
12 2 (0.52%) SMTP
12 2 (0.52%) WAN
13 1 (0.26%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 388 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 145 (37.37%) SQL Server 2012
3 137 (35.31%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 124 (31.96%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 83 (21.39%) SQL Server 2005
6 73 (18.81%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 64 (16.49%) SQL Server 2014
8 59 (15.21%) Data Warehouse
9 31 (7.99%) Oracle Database
10 20 (5.15%) Relational Database
11 19 (4.90%) NoSQL
11 19 (4.90%) Oracle Database 11g
12 16 (4.12%) OLAP
13 14 (3.61%) Microsoft Analysis Services
14 12 (3.09%) BusinessObjects
14 12 (3.09%) Power BI
15 11 (2.84%) Big Data
15 11 (2.84%) MongoDB
15 11 (2.84%) QlikView
16 10 (2.58%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 47 (12.11%) Visual Studio
2 42 (10.82%) Team Foundation Server
3 15 (3.87%) Git (software)
4 12 (3.09%) TeamCity
5 10 (2.58%) Subversion
6 7 (1.80%) Visual Studio Team System
7 6 (1.55%) Grunt
7 6 (1.55%) gulp
8 5 (1.29%) Octopus Deploy
8 5 (1.29%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
9 3 (0.77%) CruiseControl
9 3 (0.77%) JIRA
9 3 (0.77%) MSTest
10 2 (0.52%) NSubstitute
10 2 (0.52%) NUnit
10 2 (0.52%) Oracle Forms
10 2 (0.52%) Rhino Mocks
10 2 (0.52%) Selenium
10 2 (0.52%) Toad
10 2 (0.52%) Visual Studio Tools for Office
General
1 124 (31.96%) Finance
2 45 (11.60%) Banking
3 19 (4.90%) Investment Banking
3 19 (4.90%) Law
4 18 (4.64%) Back Office
4 18 (4.64%) Marketing
5 17 (4.38%) Retail
6 14 (3.61%) Financial Institution
7 12 (3.09%) Front Office
8 11 (2.84%) Legal
9 8 (2.06%) Telecoms
10 6 (1.55%) Publishing
11 3 (0.77%) Billing
11 3 (0.77%) Pharmaceutical
12 2 (0.52%) Advertising
12 2 (0.52%) Local Government
12 2 (0.52%) Manufacturing
12 2 (0.52%) Spanish Language
13 1 (0.26%) Corporate Banking
13 1 (0.26%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 215 (55.41%) Developer
2 77 (19.85%) .NET Developer
3 71 (18.30%) SQL Developer
4 64 (16.49%) C# Developer
5 58 (14.95%) Analyst
6 43 (11.08%) DBA
7 41 (10.57%) C# .NET Developer
8 39 (10.05%) Architect
8 39 (10.05%) SSIS Developer
9 36 (9.28%) SQL DBA
10 34 (8.76%) Business Intelligence Developer
11 25 (6.44%) SSAS Developer
12 23 (5.93%) SSRS Developer
12 23 (5.93%) Support Analyst
13 20 (5.15%) Senior Developer
14 19 (4.90%) Administrator
14 19 (4.90%) SQL BI Developer
15 18 (4.64%) SQL Server DBA
16 17 (4.38%) ASP.NET Developer
16 17 (4.38%) Data Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 175 (45.10%) .NET
2 93 (23.97%) ASP.NET
3 67 (17.27%) .NET Framework
4 53 (13.66%) HTML
5 41 (10.57%) WCF
6 36 (9.28%) CSS
7 34 (8.76%) ASP.NET MVC
8 33 (8.51%) AngularJS
8 33 (8.51%) Web Services
9 27 (6.96%) WPF
10 25 (6.44%) jQuery
11 23 (5.93%) MDX
12 22 (5.67%) XML
13 21 (5.41%) Entity Framework
14 17 (4.38%) HTML5
15 16 (4.12%) WinForms
16 13 (3.35%) Ajax
17 12 (3.09%) React
17 12 (3.09%) SOAP
17 12 (3.09%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 27 (6.96%) Management Information System
2 26 (6.70%) Clustering
3 23 (5.93%) Analytical Skills
4 17 (4.38%) Replication
5 12 (3.09%) Algorithms
5 12 (3.09%) Data Structures
6 11 (2.84%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 10 (2.58%) Fixed Income
8 9 (2.32%) Data Centre
8 9 (2.32%) Enterprise Software
8 9 (2.32%) Equities
9 8 (2.06%) Computer Science
10 7 (1.80%) Credit Risk
10 7 (1.80%) Fintech
10 7 (1.80%) Market Risk
11 6 (1.55%) Mathematics
12 5 (1.29%) User Experience
13 4 (1.03%) NHS
14 3 (0.77%) Mainframe
14 3 (0.77%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 106 (27.32%) Windows
2 60 (15.46%) Windows Server
3 54 (13.92%) Windows Server 2008
4 45 (11.60%) Windows Server 2012
5 25 (6.44%) Windows Server 2003
6 13 (3.35%) Windows 7
7 11 (2.84%) Linux
7 11 (2.84%) Solaris
8 10 (2.58%) Unix
9 6 (1.55%) Windows 8
10 5 (1.29%) Windows Vista
11 4 (1.03%) Android
11 4 (1.03%) Apple iOS
11 4 (1.03%) Mac OS
11 4 (1.03%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 2 (0.52%) Windows 2000
12 2 (0.52%) Windows XP
13 1 (0.26%) CentOS
13 1 (0.26%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 88 (22.68%) Agile Software Development
2 83 (21.39%) Business Intelligence
3 60 (15.46%) MVC
4 53 (13.66%) ETL
5 40 (10.31%) Migration
6 39 (10.05%) Performance Tuning
7 36 (9.28%) Data Modelling
8 32 (8.25%) CRM
9 30 (7.73%) Asset Management
10 27 (6.96%) OO
11 26 (6.70%) TDD
12 23 (5.93%) Software Engineering
12 23 (5.93%) Technical Architecture
13 22 (5.67%) ITIL
13 22 (5.67%) Kimball Methodology
13 22 (5.67%) SOA
14 21 (5.41%) Project Management
15 19 (4.90%) Scrum
15 19 (4.90%) Stakeholder Management
16 18 (4.64%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 235 (60.57%) SQL
2 170 (43.81%) C#
3 107 (27.58%) T-SQL
4 62 (15.98%) JavaScript
5 33 (8.51%) PowerShell
6 31 (7.99%) VB.NET
7 20 (5.15%) Java
8 16 (4.12%) VBA
9 15 (3.87%) VB
10 7 (1.80%) FQL
11 5 (1.29%) Python
11 5 (1.29%) Shell Script
11 5 (1.29%) VBScript
12 4 (1.03%) PL/SQL
12 4 (1.03%) TypeScript
13 3 (0.77%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
13 3 (0.77%) Korn
13 3 (0.77%) PHP
13 3 (0.77%) R
14 1 (0.26%) SAS Macro
Qualifications
1 18 (4.64%) Degree
2 10 (2.58%) Cisco Certification
2 10 (2.58%) MCSE
2 10 (2.58%) Microsoft Certification
3 9 (2.32%) CCNA
4 8 (2.06%) Security Cleared
5 6 (1.55%) MCITP
6 3 (0.77%) CCNP
6 3 (0.77%) CTC Cleared
6 3 (0.77%) MCDBA
6 3 (0.77%) MCDST
6 3 (0.77%) MCSA
6 3 (0.77%) MCTS
6 3 (0.77%) Oracle Certification
6 3 (0.77%) SC Cleared
7 2 (0.52%) ITIL Certification
7 2 (0.52%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 1 (0.26%) OCP
8 1 (0.26%) RHCE
8 1 (0.26%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (4.12%) Data Quality
2 12 (3.09%) QA
3 10 (2.58%) SLA
4 1 (0.26%) DICOM
4 1 (0.26%) HL7
4 1 (0.26%) MiFID
4 1 (0.26%) Solvency II
System Software
1 40 (10.31%) Active Directory
2 31 (7.99%) VMware Infrastructure
3 15 (3.87%) Hyper-V
4 8 (2.06%) VMware ESX
5 7 (1.80%) XenApp
6 5 (1.29%) VMware ESXi
7 3 (0.77%) UAG
7 3 (0.77%) Virtual Servers
8 2 (0.52%) Oracle RAC
8 2 (0.52%) vSphere
8 2 (0.52%) XenDesktop
9 1 (0.26%) DFS Replication
9 1 (0.26%) Firmware
9 1 (0.26%) Microsoft App-V
9 1 (0.26%) Virtual Machines
9 1 (0.26%) VMware Server
9 1 (0.26%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 12 (3.09%) SCOM
2 9 (2.32%) Control-M
3 8 (2.06%) DBAmp
3 8 (2.06%) SCCM
4 7 (1.80%) Microsoft Clustering
5 3 (0.77%) OpenSSO
6 2 (0.52%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
6 2 (0.52%) NetBackup
6 2 (0.52%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
6 2 (0.52%) Oracle ZFS
6 2 (0.52%) SCOrch
6 2 (0.52%) Simpana
6 2 (0.52%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
7 1 (0.26%) Backup Exec
7 1 (0.26%) DameWare
7 1 (0.26%) HP SIM
7 1 (0.26%) SCSM
7 1 (0.26%) WSUS
Vendors
1 158 (40.72%) Microsoft
2 47 (12.11%) Oracle
3 38 (9.79%) VMware
4 16 (4.12%) HP
5 13 (3.35%) Salesforce.com
6 12 (3.09%) Citrix
6 12 (3.09%) IBM
7 11 (2.84%) Apigee
8 10 (2.58%) Cisco
9 8 (2.06%) EPiServer
9 8 (2.06%) Tableau
10 7 (1.80%) Cognos
10 7 (1.80%) Informatica
10 7 (1.80%) SAP
10 7 (1.80%) ServiceNow
11 6 (1.55%) Sybase
11 6 (1.55%) Symantec
12 5 (1.29%) Adobe
12 5 (1.29%) Charles River
12 5 (1.29%) Teradata
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