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 7 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
7 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft SQL Server 2008
Rank 66 60 50
Rank change year-on-year
-6 -10
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 2008 3 11 22
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 0.41% 1.16% 2.41%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 2.86% 7.19% 15.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 9 14
Median daily rate £500 £387 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+29.19% +10.57%
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £26.50 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.50 £22.50 £33.50
% change year-on-year
+80.00% -32.83%
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
105 153 141
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 14.25% 16.07% 15.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 51 113 91
Median daily rate £396 £400 £380
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.00% +5.26%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £365 £225 £323
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £363
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +6.89%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 18 1
Median hourly rate £9.50 £9.50 £175.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -94.57%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £38.00 £25.44 £33.00
% change year-on-year
+49.37% -22.90%

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
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 7 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 Reading region with a requirement for SQL Server 2008.

1 5 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 4 (80.00%) SQL Server 2012
3 3 (60.00%) Windows
4 2 (40.00%) Finance
4 2 (40.00%) Migration
4 2 (40.00%) Stakeholder Management
4 2 (40.00%) Web Services
4 2 (40.00%) C#
4 2 (40.00%) SQL
4 2 (40.00%) .NET
4 2 (40.00%) Project Planning
4 2 (40.00%) Multithreading
4 2 (40.00%) Windows Server 2003
4 2 (40.00%) Project Management
4 2 (40.00%) Multithreaded Programming
4 2 (40.00%) Contract Management
5 1 (20.00%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
5 1 (20.00%) PowerShell
5 1 (20.00%) Project Governance
5 1 (20.00%) Office 365
5 1 (20.00%) QA
5 1 (20.00%) WCF
5 1 (20.00%) WPF
5 1 (20.00%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (20.00%) SharePoint 2013
5 1 (20.00%) Data Centre
5 1 (20.00%) Power BI
5 1 (20.00%) SQL Server 2014
5 1 (20.00%) PRINCE2
5 1 (20.00%) SharePoint

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 1 (20.00%) SharePoint
1 1 (20.00%) SharePoint 2013
Cloud Services
1 1 (20.00%) Office 365
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 4 (80.00%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (20.00%) Power BI
3 1 (20.00%) SQL Server 2014
3 1 (20.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (20.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
General
1 2 (40.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 3 (60.00%) Developer
2 2 (40.00%) .NET Developer
3 1 (20.00%) Business Intelligence Developer
3 1 (20.00%) Database Manager
3 1 (20.00%) Migration Manager
3 1 (20.00%) Migration Project Manager
3 1 (20.00%) Power BI Developer
3 1 (20.00%) Project Manager
3 1 (20.00%) SQL BI Developer
3 1 (20.00%) SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (40.00%) .NET
1 2 (40.00%) Web Services
2 1 (20.00%) WCF
2 1 (20.00%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 1 (20.00%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 3 (60.00%) Windows
2 2 (40.00%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (20.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (40.00%) Contract Management
1 2 (40.00%) Migration
1 2 (40.00%) Multithreaded Programming
1 2 (40.00%) Multithreading
1 2 (40.00%) Project Management
1 2 (40.00%) Project Planning
1 2 (40.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 1 (20.00%) Business Intelligence
2 1 (20.00%) PRINCE2
2 1 (20.00%) Project Governance
2 1 (20.00%) Supplier Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (40.00%) C#
1 2 (40.00%) SQL
2 1 (20.00%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 1 (20.00%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (20.00%) QA
Vendors
1 1 (20.00%) Microsoft