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 11 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
11 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft SQL Server 2008
Rank 268 157 102
Rank change year-on-year
-111 -55
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 2008 163 358 488
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.76% 1.59% 2.08%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 3.18% 6.57% 9.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 110 295 382
Median daily rate £410 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.52% +6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £324 £300 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £600 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 2 1
Median hourly rate £19.12 £26.00 £30.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-26.46% -13.33%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.50 £22.50 £33.50
% change year-on-year
+80.00% -32.83%
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
5124 5449 5379
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 23.86% 24.27% 22.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 3633 3934 3925
Median daily rate £500 £465 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.52% +9.41%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £325 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £625 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £385 £363
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +6.20%
Number of hourly rates quoted 20 22 36
Median hourly rate £32.50 £21.99 £29.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+47.81% -25.46%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.50 £16.00 £14.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £64.00 £50.00 £40.75
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 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 11 December 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 11 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
City of London -27 41 £450 +5.88% 5
Lewisham - 2 £325 -
Canary Wharf -4 1 £513 +13.88%
Greenford - 1 £375 -
SQL Server 2008
England

SQL Server 2008
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 11 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 London region with a requirement for SQL Server 2008.

1 351 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 231 (65.81%) SQL
3 153 (43.59%) C#
4 151 (43.02%) .NET
5 145 (41.31%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 144 (41.03%) Microsoft
7 130 (37.04%) SQL Server 2012
8 126 (35.90%) Finance
9 118 (33.62%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 110 (31.34%) T-SQL
11 96 (27.35%) Windows
12 79 (22.51%) ASP.NET
13 73 (20.80%) MS Excel
14 72 (20.51%) Agile Software Development
15 71 (20.23%) Data Warehouse
16 68 (19.37%) Business Intelligence
17 66 (18.80%) SQL Server Analysis Services
18 64 (18.23%) Banking
19 60 (17.09%) MVC
20 58 (16.52%) JavaScript
21 57 (16.24%) SQL Server 2005
22 51 (14.53%) Migration
23 50 (14.25%) .NET Framework
23 50 (14.25%) SQL Server 2014
24 49 (13.96%) ETL
25 47 (13.39%) Windows Server
26 46 (13.11%) HTML
27 45 (12.82%) Visual Studio
27 45 (12.82%) Team Foundation Server
28 43 (12.25%) Windows Server 2008

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 25 (7.12%) MS Exchange
2 24 (6.84%) IIS
3 18 (5.13%) SharePoint
4 15 (4.27%) Exchange Server 2010
5 12 (3.42%) Apache Pig
6 11 (3.13%) Skype for Business
7 9 (2.56%) Apache Spark
8 8 (2.28%) Apache
8 8 (2.28%) BizTalk Server
8 8 (2.28%) Oracle SOA Suite
9 7 (1.99%) Exchange Server 2013
10 6 (1.71%) SharePoint 2010
10 6 (1.71%) Tomcat
11 5 (1.42%) Adobe Experience Manager
11 5 (1.42%) Exchange Server 2007
12 4 (1.14%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
12 4 (1.14%) CMS
12 4 (1.14%) JBoss
12 4 (1.14%) Umbraco
13 3 (0.85%) Documentum
Applications
1 73 (20.80%) MS Excel
2 11 (3.13%) MS Office
3 8 (2.28%) Spreadsheet
4 4 (1.14%) MS Visio
5 2 (0.57%) MS Project
6 1 (0.28%) Adobe Illustrator
6 1 (0.28%) InDesign
6 1 (0.28%) InfoPath
6 1 (0.28%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 21 (5.98%) Dynamics CRM
2 9 (2.56%) Oracle EBS
3 7 (1.99%) Markit EDM
4 4 (1.14%) FastStats
5 2 (0.57%) Cognos Business Intelligence
5 2 (0.57%) Northgate Housing
5 2 (0.57%) Oracle BPM
5 2 (0.57%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
5 2 (0.57%) Salesforce.com CRM
6 1 (0.28%) Dynamics AX
6 1 (0.28%) Eagle PACE
6 1 (0.28%) Endur
6 1 (0.28%) LatentZero
6 1 (0.28%) Oracle EBS R12
6 1 (0.28%) ResourceLink
6 1 (0.28%) RMDS
6 1 (0.28%) SAP Oil and Gas
6 1 (0.28%) SimCorp Dimension
6 1 (0.28%) thinkFolio
6 1 (0.28%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 20 (5.70%) Microsoft Azure
2 13 (3.70%) Amazon AWS
3 7 (1.99%) Office 365
4 4 (1.14%) SaaS
5 2 (0.57%) GitHub
6 1 (0.28%) Adobe Creative Cloud
6 1 (0.28%) Azure Active Directory
6 1 (0.28%) Cloud Computing
6 1 (0.28%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 13 (3.70%) DHCP
2 12 (3.42%) Firewall
2 12 (3.42%) SAN
3 10 (2.85%) DNS
3 10 (2.85%) TCP/IP
4 7 (1.99%) VPN
5 4 (1.14%) Intranet
5 4 (1.14%) NAS
5 4 (1.14%) SSL
6 2 (0.57%) Broadband
6 2 (0.57%) LAN
6 2 (0.57%) SMTP
6 2 (0.57%) VLAN
6 2 (0.57%) WAN
7 1 (0.28%) FTP
7 1 (0.28%) Internet
7 1 (0.28%) LDAP
7 1 (0.28%) Remote Desktop
7 1 (0.28%) Skype
7 1 (0.28%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 351 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 145 (41.31%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 130 (37.04%) SQL Server 2012
4 118 (33.62%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 71 (20.23%) Data Warehouse
6 66 (18.80%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 57 (16.24%) SQL Server 2005
8 50 (14.25%) SQL Server 2014
9 27 (7.69%) Oracle Database
10 23 (6.55%) Big Data
11 21 (5.98%) Hadoop
12 20 (5.70%) QlikView
13 19 (5.41%) Microsoft Analysis Services
14 18 (5.13%) Oracle Database 11g
15 17 (4.84%) Relational Database
16 16 (4.56%) NoSQL
17 14 (3.99%) Power BI
18 13 (3.70%) MongoDB
19 12 (3.42%) Apache Hive
19 12 (3.42%) Snowflake Schema
Development Applications
1 45 (12.82%) Team Foundation Server
1 45 (12.82%) Visual Studio
2 17 (4.84%) Git (software)
3 12 (3.42%) Subversion
3 12 (3.42%) TeamCity
4 8 (2.28%) Visual Studio Team System
5 6 (1.71%) Grunt
5 6 (1.71%) gulp
5 6 (1.71%) Selenium
6 4 (1.14%) Jasmine
7 3 (0.85%) CruiseControl
7 3 (0.85%) Mocha
7 3 (0.85%) MSTest
7 3 (0.85%) Octopus Deploy
7 3 (0.85%) webpack
8 2 (0.57%) NSubstitute
8 2 (0.57%) Oracle Forms
8 2 (0.57%) Rhino Mocks
8 2 (0.57%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
8 2 (0.57%) Toad
General
1 126 (35.90%) Finance
2 64 (18.23%) Banking
3 22 (6.27%) Back Office
3 22 (6.27%) Retail
4 17 (4.84%) Marketing
5 16 (4.56%) Investment Banking
6 12 (3.42%) Corporate Banking
6 12 (3.42%) Retail Banking
7 10 (2.85%) Front Office
8 9 (2.56%) Financial Institution
8 9 (2.56%) Law
9 8 (2.28%) Telecoms
10 6 (1.71%) Legal
11 4 (1.14%) Local Government
12 3 (0.85%) Advertising
12 3 (0.85%) Billing
12 3 (0.85%) Pharmaceutical
13 2 (0.57%) Spanish Language
14 1 (0.28%) French Language
14 1 (0.28%) Music Industry
Job Titles
1 194 (55.27%) Developer
2 69 (19.66%) .NET Developer
3 65 (18.52%) SQL Developer
4 51 (14.53%) C# Developer
5 50 (14.25%) Analyst
6 49 (13.96%) DBA
7 41 (11.68%) SQL DBA
8 38 (10.83%) C# .NET Developer
9 32 (9.12%) Architect
9 32 (9.12%) SSIS Developer
10 23 (6.55%) SQL Server Developer
11 21 (5.98%) Business Intelligence Developer
12 19 (5.41%) Administrator
12 19 (5.41%) Support Analyst
13 18 (5.13%) SQL Server DBA
14 16 (4.56%) Data Architect
14 16 (4.56%) Microsoft Developer
14 16 (4.56%) Senior Developer
14 16 (4.56%) SSRS Developer
15 15 (4.27%) ASP.NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 151 (43.02%) .NET
2 79 (22.51%) ASP.NET
3 50 (14.25%) .NET Framework
4 46 (13.11%) HTML
5 36 (10.26%) WCF
6 29 (8.26%) AngularJS
7 27 (7.69%) ASP.NET MVC
7 27 (7.69%) jQuery
8 26 (7.41%) CSS
9 23 (6.55%) Web Services
10 21 (5.98%) XML
11 17 (4.84%) Entity Framework
12 16 (4.56%) WinForms
12 16 (4.56%) WPF
13 15 (4.27%) HTML5
14 13 (3.70%) ASP.NET Web API
15 12 (3.42%) ASP.NET Web Forms
15 12 (3.42%) DHTML
15 12 (3.42%) React
15 12 (3.42%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 34 (9.69%) Management Information System
2 29 (8.26%) Analytical Skills
3 20 (5.70%) Clustering
4 13 (3.70%) Data Structures
5 12 (3.42%) Visualisation
6 11 (3.13%) Algorithms
7 10 (2.85%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 10 (2.85%) Replication
8 9 (2.56%) Data Centre
9 8 (2.28%) Equities
10 7 (1.99%) Enterprise Software
10 7 (1.99%) Fintech
10 7 (1.99%) Fixed Income
11 6 (1.71%) Computer Science
11 6 (1.71%) Derivative
11 6 (1.71%) Mathematics
12 5 (1.42%) Equity Derivative
13 4 (1.14%) NHS
14 3 (0.85%) N-Tier
14 3 (0.85%) Robotics
Operating Systems
1 96 (27.35%) Windows
2 47 (13.39%) Windows Server
3 43 (12.25%) Windows Server 2008
4 41 (11.68%) Windows Server 2012
5 14 (3.99%) Windows 7
5 14 (3.99%) Windows Server 2003
6 8 (2.28%) Linux
7 7 (1.99%) Windows XP
8 6 (1.71%) Android
8 6 (1.71%) Windows 10
8 6 (1.71%) Windows 8
9 5 (1.42%) Apple iOS
9 5 (1.42%) Windows Vista
10 4 (1.14%) Solaris
10 4 (1.14%) Unix
11 3 (0.85%) Mac OS
11 3 (0.85%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 2 (0.57%) Windows 2000
13 1 (0.28%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 72 (20.51%) Agile Software Development
2 68 (19.37%) Business Intelligence
3 60 (17.09%) MVC
4 51 (14.53%) Migration
5 49 (13.96%) ETL
6 32 (9.12%) CRM
6 32 (9.12%) Data Modelling
7 28 (7.98%) Data Analysis
8 24 (6.84%) Analytics
8 24 (6.84%) OO
8 24 (6.84%) Performance Tuning
8 24 (6.84%) Stakeholder Management
8 24 (6.84%) TDD
9 23 (6.55%) Asset Management
10 21 (5.98%) Investment Management
11 19 (5.41%) Data Migration
11 19 (5.41%) Software Engineering
12 18 (5.13%) Business Analysis
12 18 (5.13%) SOA
13 16 (4.56%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 231 (65.81%) SQL
2 153 (43.59%) C#
3 110 (31.34%) T-SQL
4 58 (16.52%) JavaScript
5 31 (8.83%) VB.NET
6 20 (5.70%) PowerShell
7 17 (4.84%) VBA
8 13 (3.70%) Scala
8 13 (3.70%) Shell Script
9 12 (3.42%) VB
10 9 (2.56%) Python
11 7 (1.99%) PL/SQL
12 6 (1.71%) VB6
13 5 (1.42%) Java
13 5 (1.42%) TypeScript
14 4 (1.14%) PHP
15 2 (0.57%) Ruby
15 2 (0.57%) VBScript
16 1 (0.28%) C++
16 1 (0.28%) SAS Macro
Qualifications
1 24 (6.84%) Degree
2 10 (2.85%) Security Cleared
3 9 (2.56%) Microsoft Certification
4 8 (2.28%) MCITP
5 7 (1.99%) MCSE
6 5 (1.42%) Cisco Certification
6 5 (1.42%) CTC Cleared
7 4 (1.14%) CCNA
7 4 (1.14%) SC Cleared
8 3 (0.85%) CCNP
8 3 (0.85%) MCDBA
8 3 (0.85%) MCDST
8 3 (0.85%) MCSA
8 3 (0.85%) MCTS
9 2 (0.57%) Oracle Certification
10 1 (0.28%) PRINCE2 Certification
10 1 (0.28%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
10 1 (0.28%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (3.13%) SLA
2 10 (2.85%) Data Quality
2 10 (2.85%) QA
3 1 (0.28%) HL7
System Software
1 33 (9.40%) Active Directory
2 21 (5.98%) VMware Infrastructure
3 12 (3.42%) Hyper-V
4 6 (1.71%) VMware ESXi
5 4 (1.14%) XenApp
6 3 (0.85%) Oracle RAC
6 3 (0.85%) UAG
6 3 (0.85%) Virtual Servers
6 3 (0.85%) vSphere
7 2 (0.57%) VMware ESX
8 1 (0.28%) DFS Replication
8 1 (0.28%) Microsoft App-V
8 1 (0.28%) Virtual Machines
8 1 (0.28%) VMware Server
8 1 (0.28%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 11 (3.13%) SCOM
2 8 (2.28%) DBAmp
3 7 (1.99%) Control-M
4 6 (1.71%) SCCM
5 5 (1.42%) Microsoft Clustering
6 3 (0.85%) SCOrch
6 3 (0.85%) Simpana
7 2 (0.57%) Data Guard
7 2 (0.57%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
7 2 (0.57%) NetBackup
7 2 (0.57%) OpenSSO
7 2 (0.57%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
7 2 (0.57%) Oracle ZFS
7 2 (0.57%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
8 1 (0.28%) DameWare
8 1 (0.28%) Enterprise Manager Cloud Control
8 1 (0.28%) Nagios
8 1 (0.28%) Oracle RMAN
8 1 (0.28%) Oracle Statspack
8 1 (0.28%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 144 (41.03%) Microsoft
2 41 (11.68%) Oracle
3 25 (7.12%) VMware
4 13 (3.70%) Hortonworks
5 12 (3.42%) Cloudera
6 11 (3.13%) HP
6 11 (3.13%) Salesforce.com
7 10 (2.85%) Apigee
8 9 (2.56%) Citrix
9 8 (2.28%) IBM
10 7 (1.99%) Cognos
11 6 (1.71%) Adobe
11 6 (1.71%) Cisco
11 6 (1.71%) Tableau
12 5 (1.42%) EMC
13 4 (1.14%) Dell
13 4 (1.14%) Informatica
13 4 (1.14%) SAP
13 4 (1.14%) Teradata
14 3 (0.85%) Kofax
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