The table below looks at the statistics for SQL Server 2008 skills in IT contracts advertised for the Portsmouth region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SQL Server 2008 over the 3 months to 8 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
8 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft SQL Server 2008
Rank - 22 17
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 2008 0 2 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Portsmouth - 1.56% 5.48%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category - 5.71% 29.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 2 7
Median daily rate - £288 £328
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- -12.38%
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £8.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.50 £20.00 £33.50
% change year-on-year
+102.50% -40.29%
SQL Server 2008
Hampshire

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 Portsmouth region.

Database & Business Intelligence Category
Portsmouth
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Database & Business Intelligence category
20 35 27
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Portsmouth 14.81% 27.34% 18.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 20 20
Median daily rate £410 £288 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+42.60% -17.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £275 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £375 £410
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £387 £363
% change year-on-year
+3.35% +6.75%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Median hourly rate - - £8.50
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 Portsmouth

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Portsmouth 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 Portsmouth

SQL Server 2008
Daily Rate Trend in Portsmouth

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

SQL Server 2008 Daily Rate Trend in Portsmouth

SQL Server 2008
Hourly Rate Trend in Portsmouth

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

SQL Server 2008 Hourly Rate Trend in Portsmouth

SQL Server 2008
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Portsmouth

For the 6 months to 8 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 Portsmouth region with a requirement for SQL Server 2008.

1 2 (100.00%) Windows
1 2 (100.00%) MS Exchange
1 2 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 2 (100.00%) SQL Server 2005
1 2 (100.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 2 (100.00%) VMware
1 2 (100.00%) SQL
1 2 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 2 (100.00%) Windows Server
2 1 (50.00%) Unix
2 1 (50.00%) NetBackup
2 1 (50.00%) Hyper-V
2 1 (50.00%) XenApp
2 1 (50.00%) vSphere
2 1 (50.00%) Skype for Business
2 1 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (50.00%) Fibre Channel
2 1 (50.00%) SQL Server 2012
2 1 (50.00%) Windows Server 2012
2 1 (50.00%) SharePoint 2013
2 1 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2013
2 1 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2003
2 1 (50.00%) SCCM
2 1 (50.00%) iSCSI
2 1 (50.00%) SC Cleared
2 1 (50.00%) Security Cleared
2 1 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (50.00%) PowerShell
2 1 (50.00%) EMC

SQL Server 2008
Top Related IT Skills in Portsmouth 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 2 (100.00%) MS Exchange
2 1 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2003
2 1 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2013
2 1 (50.00%) SharePoint
2 1 (50.00%) SharePoint 2013
2 1 (50.00%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 1 (50.00%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 1 (50.00%) DHCP
1 1 (50.00%) DNS
1 1 (50.00%) Fibre Channel
1 1 (50.00%) iSCSI
1 1 (50.00%) MPLS
1 1 (50.00%) SAN
1 1 (50.00%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 2 (100.00%) SQL Server 2005
2 1 (50.00%) SQL Server 2012
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) 3rd Line Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) 3rd Line Server Support
1 1 (50.00%) 3rd Line Support
1 1 (50.00%) Active Directory Support
1 1 (50.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) Server Support
1 1 (50.00%) Wintel Support
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (50.00%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 2 (100.00%) Windows
1 2 (100.00%) Windows Server
1 2 (100.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (50.00%) Linux
2 1 (50.00%) Unix
2 1 (50.00%) Windows Server 2003
2 1 (50.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 2 (100.00%) SQL
2 1 (50.00%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 1 (50.00%) SC Cleared
1 1 (50.00%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 2 (100.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (50.00%) Hyper-V
2 1 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (50.00%) vSphere
2 1 (50.00%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 1 (50.00%) NetBackup
1 1 (50.00%) Norton AntiVirus
1 1 (50.00%) SCCM
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) VMware
2 1 (50.00%) Citrix
2 1 (50.00%) EMC
2 1 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (50.00%) Sophos
2 1 (50.00%) Symantec