The table below looks at the statistics for SQL Server 2008 skills in IT contracts advertised for the Milton Keynes region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SQL Server 2008 over the 3 months to 11 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in 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.

Location
3 months to
11 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft SQL Server 2008
Rank 61 65 44
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -21
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 2008 5 4 21
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 0.70% 0.50% 2.80%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 2.50% 2.44% 13.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 1 10
Average daily rate £425 £325 £333
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+30.76% -2.25%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Average hourly rate - - £36.25
UK excluding London average hourly rate £42.50 £28.69 £31.50
% change year-on-year
+48.13% -8.92%
SQL Server 2008
Buckinghamshire

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 Milton Keynes region.

Database & Business Intelligence Category
Milton Keynes
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Database & Business Intelligence category
200 164 160
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 28.17% 20.30% 21.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 107 95 83
Average daily rate £383 £350 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.28% -9.67%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £295 £265 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 2
Average hourly rate £13.50 - £36.25
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 £32.50 £29.00
% change year-on-year
- +12.06%

SQL Server 2008
Jobs Demand Trend in Milton Keynes

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing SQL Server 2008 across the Milton Keynes region as a proportion of the total demand within the Database & Business Intelligence category.

SQL Server 2008 Jobs Demand Trend in Milton Keynes

SQL Server 2008
Daily Rate Trend in Milton Keynes

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

SQL Server 2008 Daily Rate Trend in Milton Keynes

SQL Server 2008
Hourly Rate Trend in Milton Keynes

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

SQL Server 2008 Hourly Rate Trend in Milton Keynes

SQL Server 2008
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Milton Keynes region citing SQL Server 2008 also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited SQL Server 2008.

1 14 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 10 (71.43%) .NET
2 10 (71.43%) C#
2 10 (71.43%) WCF
3 9 (64.29%) .NET Framework
3 9 (64.29%) Agile Software Development
4 7 (50.00%) SQL
5 6 (42.86%) TDD
6 5 (35.71%) BDD
6 5 (35.71%) Entity Framework
7 4 (28.57%) ASP.NET MVC
7 4 (28.57%) ASP.NET Web API
7 4 (28.57%) WPF
7 4 (28.57%) MVC
7 4 (28.57%) Finance
7 4 (28.57%) JavaScript
7 4 (28.57%) ASP.NET
7 4 (28.57%) SOAP
8 3 (21.43%) T-SQL
8 3 (21.43%) Microsoft
9 2 (14.29%) Scrum
9 2 (14.29%) Wireshark
9 2 (14.29%) SQL Server 2005
9 2 (14.29%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 2 (14.29%) NUnit
9 2 (14.29%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 2 (14.29%) Star Schema
9 2 (14.29%) Microsoft Certification
9 2 (14.29%) BizTalk Server
9 2 (14.29%) IIS

SQL Server 2008
Top Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes by Category

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Milton Keynes region citing SQL Server 2008 also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited SQL Server 2008. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 2 (14.29%) Apache
1 2 (14.29%) BizTalk Server
1 2 (14.29%) IIS
1 2 (14.29%) MQSeries
2 1 (7.14%) Exchange Server 2003
2 1 (7.14%) Exchange Server 2007
2 1 (7.14%) MS Exchange
Business Applications
1 1 (7.14%) SystmOne
Communications & Networking
1 2 (14.29%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 2 (14.29%) Data Warehouse
2 2 (14.29%) Power BI
2 2 (14.29%) QlikView
2 2 (14.29%) SQL Server 2005
2 2 (14.29%) SQL Server 2012
2 2 (14.29%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 2 (14.29%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 2 (14.29%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 2 (14.29%) Star Schema
3 1 (7.14%) RDBMS
3 1 (7.14%) Relational Database
3 1 (7.14%) SQL Server 2000
Development Applications
1 2 (14.29%) Fiddler
1 2 (14.29%) NMock
1 2 (14.29%) NUnit
1 2 (14.29%) Visual Studio
General
1 4 (28.57%) Finance
Job Titles
1 9 (64.29%) Developer
2 6 (42.86%) .NET Developer
3 4 (28.57%) C# Developer
3 4 (28.57%) C# WPF Developer
3 4 (28.57%) WPF Developer
4 3 (21.43%) Senior Developer
5 2 (14.29%) BizTalk Consultant
5 2 (14.29%) C# .NET Developer
5 2 (14.29%) Consultant
5 2 (14.29%) Lead Developer
5 2 (14.29%) Senior C# Developer
5 2 (14.29%) Senior WPF Developer
5 2 (14.29%) Technical Leader
6 1 (7.14%) Lead .NET Developer
6 1 (7.14%) Lead C# Developer
6 1 (7.14%) Senior Business Intelligence Developer
6 1 (7.14%) Service Desk Support
6 1 (7.14%) SQL Analyst
6 1 (7.14%) Technical Developer
6 1 (7.14%) XAML Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (71.43%) .NET
1 10 (71.43%) WCF
2 9 (64.29%) .NET Framework
3 5 (35.71%) Entity Framework
4 4 (28.57%) ASP.NET
4 4 (28.57%) ASP.NET MVC
4 4 (28.57%) ASP.NET Web API
4 4 (28.57%) SOAP
4 4 (28.57%) WPF
5 2 (14.29%) EDI
5 2 (14.29%) MSMQ
5 2 (14.29%) Web Services
5 2 (14.29%) XML
5 2 (14.29%) XSD
5 2 (14.29%) XSLT
6 1 (7.14%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 2 (14.29%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (7.14%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (7.14%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 2 (14.29%) Windows
2 1 (7.14%) Windows Server
2 1 (7.14%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (64.29%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (42.86%) TDD
3 5 (35.71%) BDD
4 4 (28.57%) MVC
5 2 (14.29%) Business Intelligence
5 2 (14.29%) Data Modelling
5 2 (14.29%) Kimball Methodology
5 2 (14.29%) MVVM
5 2 (14.29%) OO
5 2 (14.29%) Scrum
5 2 (14.29%) SOA
5 2 (14.29%) Unit Testing
6 1 (7.14%) CRM
6 1 (7.14%) Data Migration
6 1 (7.14%) ITIL
6 1 (7.14%) ITIL V3
6 1 (7.14%) ITSM
6 1 (7.14%) Migration
6 1 (7.14%) SDLC
6 1 (7.14%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 10 (71.43%) C#
2 7 (50.00%) SQL
3 4 (28.57%) JavaScript
4 3 (21.43%) T-SQL
5 2 (14.29%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
5 2 (14.29%) PL/SQL
6 1 (7.14%) XAML
Qualifications
1 2 (14.29%) MCSE
1 2 (14.29%) MCT
1 2 (14.29%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (7.14%) DV Cleared
2 1 (7.14%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
2 1 (7.14%) SC Cleared
2 1 (7.14%) Security Cleared
Systems Management
1 1 (7.14%) OVSD
Vendors
1 3 (21.43%) Microsoft
2 2 (14.29%) Tableau
3 1 (7.14%) HP
3 1 (7.14%) webMethods