The table below looks at the statistics for SQL Server 2008 skills in IT contracts advertised for the Reading region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SQL Server 2008 over the 3 months to 25 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
25 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft SQL Server 2008
Rank 62 70 49
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -21
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 2008 4 2 21
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 0.50% 0.22% 2.36%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 2.92% 1.19% 13.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 1 15
Median daily rate £251 £220 £313
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.20% -29.60%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £182 £220 £258
10% offered a daily rate of more than £320 £220 £394
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 £34.25 £25.75 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+33.00% +28.75%
SQL Server 2008
Berkshire

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 Reading region.

Database & Business Intelligence Category
Reading
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Database & Business Intelligence category
137 168 154
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 17.00% 18.16% 17.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 75 106 76
Median daily rate £400 £400 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +23.07%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £275 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £355 £350
% change year-on-year
+5.63% +1.42%
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 0 0
Median hourly rate £9.50 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.00 £28.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year
+12.28% +14.00%

SQL Server 2008
Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Reading 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 Reading

SQL Server 2008
Daily Rate Trend in Reading

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

SQL Server 2008 Daily Rate Trend in Reading

SQL Server 2008
Daily Rate Histogram in Reading

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing SQL Server 2008 across the Reading region over the 3 months to 25 July 2016.

SQL Server 2008 Daily Rate Histogram in Reading

SQL Server 2008
Hourly Rate Trend in Reading

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

SQL Server 2008 Hourly Rate Trend in Reading

SQL Server 2008
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 25 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 Reading region with a requirement for SQL Server 2008.

1 11 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 7 (63.64%) Microsoft
2 7 (63.64%) SQL Server 2012
3 4 (36.36%) Remedy
3 4 (36.36%) SLA
3 4 (36.36%) SQL
3 4 (36.36%) ITIL
3 4 (36.36%) Windows
3 4 (36.36%) Linux
3 4 (36.36%) Incident Management
3 4 (36.36%) Windows Server 2008
3 4 (36.36%) Windows 7
3 4 (36.36%) Windows 8
3 4 (36.36%) Windows Server 2012
3 4 (36.36%) Windows Server
4 3 (27.27%) Office 365
4 3 (27.27%) SharePoint 2013
4 3 (27.27%) SharePoint
4 3 (27.27%) .NET
4 3 (27.27%) C#
4 3 (27.27%) Web Services
4 3 (27.27%) Business Intelligence
5 2 (18.18%) CSS
5 2 (18.18%) Finance
5 2 (18.18%) XML
5 2 (18.18%) HTML
5 2 (18.18%) JavaScript
5 2 (18.18%) Data Warehouse
5 2 (18.18%) PowerShell
5 2 (18.18%) jQuery

SQL Server 2008
Top Related IT Skills in Reading 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 3 (27.27%) SharePoint
1 3 (27.27%) SharePoint 2013
2 2 (18.18%) SharePoint 2010
2 2 (18.18%) SharePoint Server
3 1 (9.09%) CMS
3 1 (9.09%) Sitecore CMS
3 1 (9.09%) WebSphere
Business Applications
1 1 (9.09%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 3 (27.27%) Office 365
2 1 (9.09%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 7 (63.64%) SQL Server 2012
3 2 (18.18%) Data Warehouse
3 2 (18.18%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (9.09%) Big Data
4 1 (9.09%) Hadoop
4 1 (9.09%) MS Access
4 1 (9.09%) Power BI
4 1 (9.09%) Relational Database
4 1 (9.09%) SQL Server 2014
4 1 (9.09%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 1 (9.09%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 2 (18.18%) Finance
2 1 (9.09%) Electronics
2 1 (9.09%) Manufacturing
2 1 (9.09%) Marketing
2 1 (9.09%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 5 (45.45%) Support Engineer
2 4 (36.36%) Developer
2 4 (36.36%) Windows Engineer
2 4 (36.36%) Windows Support Engineer
3 2 (18.18%) .NET Developer
3 2 (18.18%) C# Developer
3 2 (18.18%) Field Engineer
3 2 (18.18%) Linux Engineer
3 2 (18.18%) Linux Support
3 2 (18.18%) Linux Support Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) .NET Software Developer
4 1 (9.09%) Analyst
4 1 (9.09%) Business Intelligence Developer
4 1 (9.09%) C# Software Developer
4 1 (9.09%) Data Analyst
4 1 (9.09%) Field Support Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) SharePoint Developer
4 1 (9.09%) Software Developer
4 1 (9.09%) SQL Data Analyst
4 1 (9.09%) Teradata Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (27.27%) .NET
1 3 (27.27%) Web Services
2 2 (18.18%) CSS
2 2 (18.18%) HTML
2 2 (18.18%) jQuery
2 2 (18.18%) WCF
2 2 (18.18%) WPF
2 2 (18.18%) XML
3 1 (9.09%) WebCenter
Miscellaneous
1 1 (9.09%) Data Structures
1 1 (9.09%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 4 (36.36%) Linux
1 4 (36.36%) Windows
1 4 (36.36%) Windows 7
1 4 (36.36%) Windows 8
1 4 (36.36%) Windows Server
1 4 (36.36%) Windows Server 2008
1 4 (36.36%) Windows Server 2012
2 2 (18.18%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (36.36%) Incident Management
1 4 (36.36%) ITIL
2 3 (27.27%) Business Intelligence
3 2 (18.18%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (18.18%) High Availability
3 2 (18.18%) Performance Tuning
4 1 (9.09%) Analytics
4 1 (9.09%) Data Modelling
4 1 (9.09%) Digital Marketing
4 1 (9.09%) ETL
4 1 (9.09%) Kimball Methodology
4 1 (9.09%) Migration
4 1 (9.09%) Multithreading
4 1 (9.09%) Numerical Analysis
4 1 (9.09%) Programme Management
4 1 (9.09%) SDLC
4 1 (9.09%) Use Case
Programming Languages
1 4 (36.36%) SQL
2 3 (27.27%) C#
3 2 (18.18%) JavaScript
3 2 (18.18%) PowerShell
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (36.36%) SLA
Vendors
1 7 (63.64%) Microsoft
2 4 (36.36%) Remedy
3 1 (9.09%) IBM
3 1 (9.09%) Oracle
3 1 (9.09%) SAP
3 1 (9.09%) Sitecore
3 1 (9.09%) Teradata