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 27 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
27 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft SQL Server 2008
Rank 245 113 74
Rank change year-on-year
-132 -39
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 2008 191 439 642
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.87% 1.97% 2.83%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 3.72% 8.30% 12.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 146 346 477
Median daily rate £425 £425 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.03%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £308 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £550 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £325 £335
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -2.98%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 4
Median hourly rate - £52.17 £27.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +89.70%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £26.00 £22.00 £26.00
% change year-on-year
+18.18% -15.38%
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
5135 5287 5245
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 23.28% 23.72% 23.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 3736 3688 3718
Median daily rate £475 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.55% +5.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £303 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £600 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £365 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.16% +4.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 31 44 26
Median hourly rate £27.50 £22.83 £27.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+20.45% -16.98%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.50 £16.38 £10.90
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £99.00 £57.50 £125.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.66 £23.00 £31.50
% change year-on-year
+41.97% -26.98%

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 27 May 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 27 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
City of London -47 39 £450 +5.88% 14
Croydon -9 3 £438 -2.77% 1
Kingston Upon Thames - 3 - - 1
Bromley - 3 £425 -
Docklands, London +6 1 - -
Ilford +5 1 - -
Hammersmith - 1 £325 -
SQL Server 2008
England

SQL Server 2008
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 27 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 London region with a requirement for SQL Server 2008.

1 466 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 311 (66.74%) SQL
3 211 (45.28%) Microsoft
4 206 (44.21%) SQL Server 2012
5 200 (42.92%) .NET
6 186 (39.91%) C#
7 148 (31.76%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 144 (30.90%) Windows
9 133 (28.54%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 132 (28.33%) T-SQL
11 126 (27.04%) SQL Server 2005
12 110 (23.61%) Finance
13 108 (23.18%) ASP.NET
14 98 (21.03%) MS Excel
15 94 (20.17%) Business Intelligence
16 87 (18.67%) SQL Server Analysis Services
17 86 (18.45%) Agile Software Development
18 74 (15.88%) PowerShell
19 72 (15.45%) Windows Server
20 71 (15.24%) .NET Framework
21 70 (15.02%) JavaScript
22 69 (14.81%) SQL Server 2014
23 68 (14.59%) Performance Tuning
24 67 (14.38%) MVC
25 65 (13.95%) ETL
26 64 (13.73%) HTML
27 63 (13.52%) Windows Server 2008
28 62 (13.30%) Oracle
29 61 (13.09%) IIS
29 61 (13.09%) Data Warehouse

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 61 (13.09%) IIS
2 52 (11.16%) SharePoint
3 24 (5.15%) MS Exchange
3 24 (5.15%) SharePoint 2010
4 18 (3.86%) SharePoint 2013
5 16 (3.43%) Exchange Server 2010
6 12 (2.58%) Skype for Business
7 8 (1.72%) Exchange Server 2013
7 8 (1.72%) Tomcat
8 7 (1.50%) CMS
9 6 (1.29%) BizTalk Server
9 6 (1.29%) Node.js
10 5 (1.07%) PowerExchange
11 4 (0.86%) Exchange Server 2007
12 3 (0.64%) Apache Solr
12 3 (0.64%) NServiceBus
12 3 (0.64%) SAS
12 3 (0.64%) WebSphere
13 2 (0.43%) Confluence
13 2 (0.43%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 98 (21.03%) MS Excel
2 29 (6.22%) MS Office
3 4 (0.86%) MS PowerPoint
4 3 (0.64%) MS Project
5 2 (0.43%) InfoPath
6 1 (0.21%) FrameMaker
6 1 (0.21%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 12 (2.58%) Dynamics CRM
2 6 (1.29%) Unit4 Business World
3 5 (1.07%) Payment Gateway
4 3 (0.64%) Northgate Housing
4 3 (0.64%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
4 3 (0.64%) SimCorp Dimension
5 2 (0.43%) Dynamics NAV
5 2 (0.43%) Markit EDM
6 1 (0.21%) Dynamics AX
6 1 (0.21%) Endur
6 1 (0.21%) FastStats
6 1 (0.21%) Scribe Insight
Cloud Services
1 18 (3.86%) Microsoft Azure
1 18 (3.86%) Office 365
2 9 (1.93%) OneDrive
2 9 (1.93%) Yammer
3 8 (1.72%) Amazon AWS
4 3 (0.64%) SaaS
5 2 (0.43%) PaaS
6 1 (0.21%) Google Analytics
6 1 (0.21%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 34 (7.30%) SAN
2 16 (3.43%) Firewall
3 13 (2.79%) Intranet
4 10 (2.15%) Internet
5 9 (1.93%) VoIP
6 8 (1.72%) DNS
7 7 (1.50%) Cisco ASA
8 6 (1.29%) DHCP
8 6 (1.29%) NAS
8 6 (1.29%) WAN
8 6 (1.29%) Wireless
9 5 (1.07%) LAN
9 5 (1.07%) TCP/IP
9 5 (1.07%) VPN
10 4 (0.86%) Cisco Wireless
10 4 (0.86%) HTTP
10 4 (0.86%) VLAN
11 3 (0.64%) Ethernet
11 3 (0.64%) LDAP
11 3 (0.64%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 466 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 206 (44.21%) SQL Server 2012
3 148 (31.76%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 133 (28.54%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 126 (27.04%) SQL Server 2005
6 87 (18.67%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 69 (14.81%) SQL Server 2014
8 61 (13.09%) Data Warehouse
9 44 (9.44%) Oracle Database
10 31 (6.65%) Oracle Database 11g
11 25 (5.36%) Relational Database
12 22 (4.72%) SQL Server 2000
13 17 (3.65%) QlikView
14 16 (3.43%) OLAP
15 13 (2.79%) Microsoft Analysis Services
16 12 (2.58%) Oracle Database 10g
17 11 (2.36%) Sybase ASE
18 10 (2.15%) OLAP Cube
18 10 (2.15%) Power BI
19 9 (1.93%) BusinessObjects
Development Applications
1 30 (6.44%) Team Foundation Server
2 29 (6.22%) Visual Studio
3 18 (3.86%) Subversion
4 12 (2.58%) NUnit
5 10 (2.15%) Git (software)
5 10 (2.15%) Octopus Deploy
5 10 (2.15%) TeamCity
6 8 (1.72%) SpecFlow
7 7 (1.50%) JIRA
7 7 (1.50%) MSBuild
7 7 (1.50%) NSubstitute
8 6 (1.29%) CruiseControl
8 6 (1.29%) Moq
9 5 (1.07%) Grunt
9 5 (1.07%) gulp
9 5 (1.07%) Jenkins
10 4 (0.86%) Bower
10 4 (0.86%) Jasmine
10 4 (0.86%) Karma Test Runner
10 4 (0.86%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 110 (23.61%) Finance
2 59 (12.66%) Banking
3 23 (4.94%) Law
4 21 (4.51%) Investment Banking
5 15 (3.22%) Front Office
6 13 (2.79%) Back Office
7 11 (2.36%) Legal
7 11 (2.36%) Marketing
8 8 (1.72%) Financial Institution
9 7 (1.50%) Retail
10 6 (1.29%) Publishing
11 4 (0.86%) Hungarian Language
12 3 (0.64%) Manufacturing
13 1 (0.21%) Advertising
13 1 (0.21%) Automotive
13 1 (0.21%) Pharmaceutical
13 1 (0.21%) Spanish Language
13 1 (0.21%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 249 (53.43%) Developer
2 95 (20.39%) SQL Developer
3 88 (18.88%) .NET Developer
4 85 (18.24%) C# Developer
5 77 (16.52%) DBA
6 66 (14.16%) SQL DBA
7 58 (12.45%) C# .NET Developer
8 47 (10.09%) Business Intelligence Developer
9 44 (9.44%) SQL Server DBA
10 32 (6.87%) SQL Server Developer
10 32 (6.87%) SSIS Developer
11 30 (6.44%) Administrator
11 30 (6.44%) Senior Developer
12 29 (6.22%) Analyst
13 28 (6.01%) Architect
14 25 (5.36%) SQL BI Developer
15 22 (4.72%) ASP.NET Developer
15 22 (4.72%) Consultant
15 22 (4.72%) SSRS Developer
16 18 (3.86%) Senior C# Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 200 (42.92%) .NET
2 108 (23.18%) ASP.NET
3 71 (15.24%) .NET Framework
4 64 (13.73%) HTML
5 54 (11.59%) CSS
6 44 (9.44%) ASP.NET MVC
6 44 (9.44%) XML
7 43 (9.23%) WPF
8 41 (8.80%) jQuery
9 35 (7.51%) WCF
9 35 (7.51%) Web Services
10 28 (6.01%) AngularJS
10 28 (6.01%) MDX
11 21 (4.51%) Entity Framework
11 21 (4.51%) HTML5
12 20 (4.29%) ASP.NET Web API
13 19 (4.08%) Ajax
13 19 (4.08%) Twitter Bootstrap
14 17 (3.65%) CSS3
14 17 (3.65%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 42 (9.01%) Replication
2 39 (8.37%) Clustering
3 29 (6.22%) Analytical Skills
4 16 (3.43%) NHS
5 12 (2.58%) Management Information System
6 10 (2.15%) Market Risk
6 10 (2.15%) Visualisation
7 8 (1.72%) Computer Science
7 8 (1.72%) Fixed Income
7 8 (1.72%) Hedge funds
8 7 (1.50%) Client/Server
8 7 (1.50%) Data Integration
9 5 (1.07%) EMC Centera
9 5 (1.07%) EMC VNX
9 5 (1.07%) Equities
9 5 (1.07%) Mathematics
10 4 (0.86%) Credit Risk
10 4 (0.86%) Data Centre
10 4 (0.86%) User Experience
11 3 (0.64%) Informatics
Operating Systems
1 144 (30.90%) Windows
2 72 (15.45%) Windows Server
3 63 (13.52%) Windows Server 2008
4 45 (9.66%) Windows Server 2012
5 36 (7.73%) Windows Server 2003
6 32 (6.87%) Linux
7 21 (4.51%) Solaris
7 21 (4.51%) Unix
8 20 (4.29%) Windows 7
9 9 (1.93%) AIX
10 7 (1.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 3 (0.64%) Windows XP
12 2 (0.43%) Mac OS
13 1 (0.21%) CentOS
13 1 (0.21%) Fedora
13 1 (0.21%) Mac OS X
13 1 (0.21%) Windows 2000
13 1 (0.21%) Windows 8
13 1 (0.21%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 94 (20.17%) Business Intelligence
2 86 (18.45%) Agile Software Development
3 68 (14.59%) Performance Tuning
4 67 (14.38%) MVC
5 65 (13.95%) ETL
6 57 (12.23%) Migration
7 37 (7.94%) TDD
8 32 (6.87%) Project Management
8 32 (6.87%) Scrum
9 30 (6.44%) OO
10 29 (6.22%) Web Development
11 28 (6.01%) Data Modelling
11 28 (6.01%) Kimball Methodology
12 27 (5.79%) ITIL
13 26 (5.58%) Unit Testing
14 21 (4.51%) Stakeholder Management
15 20 (4.29%) BDD
15 20 (4.29%) Continuous Integration
16 19 (4.08%) Disaster Recovery
16 19 (4.08%) Performance Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 311 (66.74%) SQL
2 186 (39.91%) C#
3 132 (28.33%) T-SQL
4 74 (15.88%) PowerShell
5 70 (15.02%) JavaScript
6 39 (8.37%) VB.NET
7 32 (6.87%) VBA
8 21 (4.51%) VB
9 19 (4.08%) Java
10 17 (3.65%) Shell Script
11 16 (3.43%) Python
12 15 (3.22%) VBScript
13 13 (2.79%) Korn
14 12 (2.58%) PL/SQL
15 11 (2.36%) C
16 7 (1.50%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
16 7 (1.50%) FQL
17 5 (1.07%) C-shell
18 4 (0.86%) Perl
19 3 (0.64%) R
Qualifications
1 28 (6.01%) Degree
2 18 (3.86%) Microsoft Certification
3 10 (2.15%) Security Cleared
4 8 (1.72%) CCNA
4 8 (1.72%) Cisco Certification
5 6 (1.29%) MCSE
6 4 (0.86%) ITIL Certification
6 4 (0.86%) SC Cleared
7 3 (0.64%) MCDBA
7 3 (0.64%) MCTS
8 2 (0.43%) DV Cleared
8 2 (0.43%) MCITP
8 2 (0.43%) MCSA
8 2 (0.43%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 2 (0.43%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 1 (0.21%) BPSS Clearance
9 1 (0.21%) CCNP
9 1 (0.21%) CTC Cleared
9 1 (0.21%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
9 1 (0.21%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 25 (5.36%) QA
2 8 (1.72%) Data Quality
2 8 (1.72%) SLA
3 3 (0.64%) HMG Security Policy Framework
3 3 (0.64%) MiFID
4 2 (0.43%) DICOM
4 2 (0.43%) HL7
5 1 (0.21%) Disclosure Scotland
5 1 (0.21%) Solvency II
System Software
1 46 (9.87%) Active Directory
2 30 (6.44%) VMware Infrastructure
3 10 (2.15%) Hyper-V
4 7 (1.50%) VMware ESX
5 6 (1.29%) XenApp
6 5 (1.07%) Firmware
6 5 (1.07%) Oracle RAC
7 4 (0.86%) Terminal Server
8 3 (0.64%) vSphere
8 3 (0.64%) XenDesktop
9 2 (0.43%) ISA Server
9 2 (0.43%) SRDF
10 1 (0.21%) Apache Flume
10 1 (0.21%) DFS Replication
10 1 (0.21%) HDFS
10 1 (0.21%) NFS
10 1 (0.21%) VMware ESXi
10 1 (0.21%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 9 (1.93%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
1 9 (1.93%) SCCM
2 7 (1.50%) SCOM
3 6 (1.29%) HP Quality Center
3 6 (1.29%) Nagios
3 6 (1.29%) WSUS
4 4 (0.86%) Data Guard
4 4 (0.86%) Foglight
4 4 (0.86%) Oracle RMAN
4 4 (0.86%) Puppet
4 4 (0.86%) Simpana
5 3 (0.64%) Ansible
5 3 (0.64%) Forefront Identity Manager
5 3 (0.64%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
5 3 (0.64%) Opscode Chef
5 3 (0.64%) ZABBIX
6 1 (0.21%) Cisco CUCM
6 1 (0.21%) FortiGate
6 1 (0.21%) HP SIM
6 1 (0.21%) Opsview
Vendors
1 211 (45.28%) Microsoft
2 62 (13.30%) Oracle
3 42 (9.01%) VMware
4 18 (3.86%) Sybase
5 17 (3.65%) Cisco
5 17 (3.65%) HP
5 17 (3.65%) Tableau
6 14 (3.00%) SAP
7 12 (2.58%) Citrix
7 12 (2.58%) Veritas
8 11 (2.36%) EMC
8 11 (2.36%) Telerik
9 9 (1.93%) Red Hat
10 7 (1.50%) Informatica
10 7 (1.50%) ServiceNow
10 7 (1.50%) Sitecore
11 6 (1.29%) IBM
11 6 (1.29%) iManage
11 6 (1.29%) RedGate
12 5 (1.07%) EPiServer
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