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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SQL Server 2008 over the 3 months to 24 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
24 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft SQL Server 2008
Rank 59 64 62
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -2
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 2008 4 13 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 0.64% 1.29% 0.74%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 2.84% 5.35% 4.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 3 4
Median daily rate £363 £375 £313
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.33% +20.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £315 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £413 £385 £360
UK excluding London median daily rate £338 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
-3.57% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £29.50 £19.91
% change year-on-year
+44.06% +48.16%
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
141 243 121
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 22.56% 24.08% 14.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 90 101 78
Median daily rate £423 £388 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.03% +19.23%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £300 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £526 £488 £428
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 0
Median hourly rate £25.50 £16.68 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+52.87% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £33.55 £23.75
% change year-on-year
+7.30% +41.26%

SQL Server 2008
Jobs Demand Trend in Milton Keynes

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Milton Keynes 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 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
Daily Rate Histogram in Milton Keynes

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing SQL Server 2008 across the Milton Keynes region over the 3 months to 24 September 2016.

SQL Server 2008 Daily Rate Histogram 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 24 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 Milton Keynes region with a requirement for SQL Server 2008.

1 12 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 8 (66.67%) SQL
3 6 (50.00%) Windows
4 5 (41.67%) Microsoft
4 5 (41.67%) Finance
4 5 (41.67%) SQL Server 2014
5 4 (33.33%) Skype for Business
5 4 (33.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 4 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
5 4 (33.33%) SAN
5 4 (33.33%) CommVault
5 4 (33.33%) Citrix
5 4 (33.33%) VMware
5 4 (33.33%) Active Directory
5 4 (33.33%) SharePoint
6 3 (25.00%) MCSE
6 3 (25.00%) ASP.NET
6 3 (25.00%) Business Intelligence
6 3 (25.00%) C#
6 3 (25.00%) .NET
6 3 (25.00%) Microsoft Certification
6 3 (25.00%) EMC
6 3 (25.00%) NetApp
6 3 (25.00%) XenApp
6 3 (25.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 3 (25.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 3 (25.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 3 (25.00%) VMware ESXi
7 2 (16.67%) ASP.NET MVC
7 2 (16.67%) Entity Framework

SQL Server 2008
Top Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes 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 4 (33.33%) SharePoint
1 4 (33.33%) Skype for Business
2 2 (16.67%) IIS
3 1 (8.33%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 1 (8.33%) MS Office
1 1 (8.33%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (8.33%) SAP Oil and Gas
Communications & Networking
1 4 (33.33%) SAN
2 2 (16.67%) DNS
2 2 (16.67%) LAN
2 2 (16.67%) WAN
3 1 (8.33%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 5 (41.67%) SQL Server 2014
3 4 (33.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 3 (25.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 3 (25.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 2 (16.67%) SQL Server 2012
6 1 (8.33%) Crystal Reports
6 1 (8.33%) Data Warehouse
6 1 (8.33%) Microsoft Analysis Services
6 1 (8.33%) MS Access
6 1 (8.33%) Power BI
Development Applications
1 1 (8.33%) Visual Studio
General
1 5 (41.67%) Finance
2 1 (8.33%) Electronics
2 1 (8.33%) Manufacturing
2 1 (8.33%) Marketing
2 1 (8.33%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 5 (41.67%) Developer
2 4 (33.33%) Server Specialist
2 4 (33.33%) Wintel Server Specialist
2 4 (33.33%) Wintel Specialist
3 3 (25.00%) Active Directory Specialist
3 3 (25.00%) Exchange Specialist
3 3 (25.00%) SAN Specialist
3 3 (25.00%) Server Engineer
3 3 (25.00%) Wintel Engineer
3 3 (25.00%) Wintel Server Engineer
4 2 (16.67%) .NET Developer
4 2 (16.67%) Active Directory Engineer
4 2 (16.67%) Database Developer
4 2 (16.67%) DBA
4 2 (16.67%) Exchange Engineer
4 2 (16.67%) LAN Engineer
4 2 (16.67%) SAN Engineer
4 2 (16.67%) SQL Database Developer
4 2 (16.67%) SQL DBA
4 2 (16.67%) SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (25.00%) .NET
1 3 (25.00%) ASP.NET
2 2 (16.67%) .NET Framework
2 2 (16.67%) ASP.NET MVC
2 2 (16.67%) ASP.NET Web API
2 2 (16.67%) Entity Framework
2 2 (16.67%) SOAP
2 2 (16.67%) WCF
3 1 (8.33%) HTML
3 1 (8.33%) MDX
Miscellaneous
1 1 (8.33%) Data Centre
1 1 (8.33%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 6 (50.00%) Windows
2 2 (16.67%) Windows Server
3 1 (8.33%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (8.33%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (25.00%) Business Intelligence
2 2 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (16.67%) BDD
2 2 (16.67%) ETL
2 2 (16.67%) MVC
2 2 (16.67%) Performance Tuning
2 2 (16.67%) Project Management
2 2 (16.67%) TDD
3 1 (8.33%) Analytics
3 1 (8.33%) Data Analytics
3 1 (8.33%) Data Management
3 1 (8.33%) Database Tuning
3 1 (8.33%) Digital Marketing
3 1 (8.33%) Migration
3 1 (8.33%) PRINCE2
3 1 (8.33%) Programme Management
3 1 (8.33%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 8 (66.67%) SQL
2 3 (25.00%) C#
3 2 (16.67%) JavaScript
3 2 (16.67%) T-SQL
4 1 (8.33%) PHP
4 1 (8.33%) VB.NET
4 1 (8.33%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 3 (25.00%) MCSE
1 3 (25.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 3 (25.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 1 (8.33%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 1 (8.33%) SC Cleared
2 1 (8.33%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 4 (33.33%) Active Directory
1 4 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (25.00%) VMware ESXi
2 3 (25.00%) XenApp
3 2 (16.67%) Citrix Presentation Server
Systems Management
1 2 (16.67%) SCOM
Vendors
1 5 (41.67%) Microsoft
2 4 (33.33%) Citrix
2 4 (33.33%) CommVault
2 4 (33.33%) VMware
3 3 (25.00%) EMC
3 3 (25.00%) NetApp
4 2 (16.67%) 3PAR
4 2 (16.67%) HP
5 1 (8.33%) Oracle
5 1 (8.33%) Remedy
5 1 (8.33%) SAP