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 July 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 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft SQL Server 2008
Rank 59 58 57
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -1
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 2008 4 13 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 0.60% 1.55% 1.26%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 2.72% 5.20% 6.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 7 7
Median daily rate £430 £388 £278
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.96% +39.63%
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £25.75 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+39.80% +22.61%
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
147 250 159
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 22.04% 29.73% 18.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 78 116 110
Median daily rate £381 £388 £321
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.61% +20.62%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £294 £302 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £355 £350
% change year-on-year
+5.63% +1.42%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 3 2
Median hourly rate £25.50 £22.50 £13.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+13.33% +66.66%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £31.00 £28.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year
+8.77% +14.00%

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
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 July 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 18 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 15 (83.33%) SQL
3 11 (61.11%) Microsoft
3 11 (61.11%) Finance
4 10 (55.56%) Active Directory
5 9 (50.00%) SAN
5 9 (50.00%) CommVault
5 9 (50.00%) Windows
5 9 (50.00%) VMware
5 9 (50.00%) Citrix
5 9 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
5 9 (50.00%) SQL Server 2014
6 8 (44.44%) Skype for Business
6 8 (44.44%) SharePoint
7 7 (38.89%) XenApp
8 6 (33.33%) VMware ESXi
8 6 (33.33%) Microsoft Certification
8 6 (33.33%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 6 (33.33%) NetApp
8 6 (33.33%) EMC
8 6 (33.33%) MCSE
9 5 (27.78%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 5 (27.78%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 4 (22.22%) SCOM
10 4 (22.22%) Citrix Presentation Server
10 4 (22.22%) 3PAR
10 4 (22.22%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 4 (22.22%) T-SQL
10 4 (22.22%) HP
10 4 (22.22%) Project Management

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 8 (44.44%) SharePoint
1 8 (44.44%) Skype for Business
2 3 (16.67%) IIS
2 3 (16.67%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 1 (5.56%) MS Excel
1 1 (5.56%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (11.11%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 1 (5.56%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 9 (50.00%) SAN
2 4 (22.22%) DNS
2 4 (22.22%) LAN
2 4 (22.22%) WAN
3 1 (5.56%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 9 (50.00%) SQL Server 2014
3 5 (27.78%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 5 (27.78%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 4 (22.22%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 2 (11.11%) Data Warehouse
5 2 (11.11%) Microsoft Analysis Services
5 2 (11.11%) MS Access
5 2 (11.11%) SQL Server 2012
6 1 (5.56%) SQL Server 2005
General
1 11 (61.11%) Finance
2 2 (11.11%) Electronics
2 2 (11.11%) Manufacturing
2 2 (11.11%) Marketing
2 2 (11.11%) Telecoms
3 1 (5.56%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 8 (44.44%) Server Specialist
1 8 (44.44%) Wintel Server Specialist
1 8 (44.44%) Wintel Specialist
2 7 (38.89%) Developer
2 7 (38.89%) SAN Specialist
2 7 (38.89%) Server Engineer
2 7 (38.89%) Wintel Engineer
2 7 (38.89%) Wintel Server Engineer
3 6 (33.33%) Active Directory Specialist
3 6 (33.33%) Exchange Specialist
3 6 (33.33%) SAN Engineer
4 5 (27.78%) Active Directory Engineer
4 5 (27.78%) SQL Developer
5 4 (22.22%) Database Developer
5 4 (22.22%) LAN Engineer
5 4 (22.22%) LAN Specialist
5 4 (22.22%) LAN/WAN Engineer
5 4 (22.22%) SQL Database Developer
5 4 (22.22%) WAN Engineer
5 4 (22.22%) WAN Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (11.11%) .NET
1 2 (11.11%) .NET Framework
1 2 (11.11%) ASP.NET
1 2 (11.11%) ASP.NET MVC
1 2 (11.11%) ASP.NET Web API
1 2 (11.11%) Entity Framework
1 2 (11.11%) SOAP
1 2 (11.11%) WCF
1 2 (11.11%) Web Services
2 1 (5.56%) ADO.NET
2 1 (5.56%) AngularJS
2 1 (5.56%) ASP.NET MVC 2
2 1 (5.56%) ASP.NET Web Forms
2 1 (5.56%) CSS
2 1 (5.56%) CSS3
2 1 (5.56%) HTML
2 1 (5.56%) HTML5
2 1 (5.56%) jQuery
2 1 (5.56%) KnockoutJS
2 1 (5.56%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 1 (5.56%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (5.56%) Replication
1 1 (5.56%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 9 (50.00%) Windows
2 3 (16.67%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (22.22%) Business Intelligence
1 4 (22.22%) Project Management
2 3 (16.67%) ETL
2 3 (16.67%) Performance Tuning
3 2 (11.11%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (11.11%) Analytics
3 2 (11.11%) Data Analytics
3 2 (11.11%) Digital Marketing
3 2 (11.11%) MVC
3 2 (11.11%) PRINCE2
3 2 (11.11%) Programme Management
4 1 (5.56%) BDD
4 1 (5.56%) Database Tuning
4 1 (5.56%) Dimensional Modelling
4 1 (5.56%) Disaster Recovery
4 1 (5.56%) High Availability
4 1 (5.56%) Kimball Methodology
4 1 (5.56%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 15 (83.33%) SQL
2 4 (22.22%) T-SQL
3 2 (11.11%) C#
4 1 (5.56%) JavaScript
4 1 (5.56%) TypeScript
4 1 (5.56%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 6 (33.33%) MCSE
1 6 (33.33%) Microsoft Certification
1 6 (33.33%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 2 (11.11%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 2 (11.11%) SC Cleared
2 2 (11.11%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 10 (55.56%) Active Directory
2 9 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 7 (38.89%) XenApp
4 6 (33.33%) VMware ESXi
5 4 (22.22%) Citrix Presentation Server
Systems Management
1 4 (22.22%) SCOM
Vendors
1 11 (61.11%) Microsoft
2 9 (50.00%) Citrix
2 9 (50.00%) CommVault
2 9 (50.00%) VMware
3 6 (33.33%) EMC
3 6 (33.33%) NetApp
4 4 (22.22%) 3PAR
4 4 (22.22%) HP
5 2 (11.11%) SAP
6 1 (5.56%) Oracle