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 5 May 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
5 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft SQL Server 2008
Rank 71 66 44
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -22
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 2008 7 10 37
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 0.69% 1.03% 3.56%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 3.91% 5.75% 18.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 6 31
Median daily rate £165 £400 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-58.75% +14.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £145 £294 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £358 £426 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £330 £325
% change year-on-year
+6.06% +1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £23.75 £25.00 £33.75
% change year-on-year
-5.00% -25.92%
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
179 174 200
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 17.55% 17.90% 19.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 119 113 119
Median daily rate £425 £403 £365
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.59% +10.27%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £321 £300 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £518 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 4
Median hourly rate £9.50 - £9.10
UK excluding London median hourly rate £34.25 £32.10 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+6.69% -8.28%

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 5 May 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 5 May 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
3 6 (54.55%) SQL Server 2012
4 5 (45.45%) Windows Server 2012
4 5 (45.45%) Windows Server 2008
4 5 (45.45%) SQL
4 5 (45.45%) Windows
5 4 (36.36%) Linux
5 4 (36.36%) ITIL
5 4 (36.36%) Remedy
5 4 (36.36%) Windows 7
5 4 (36.36%) Incident Management
5 4 (36.36%) Windows 8
5 4 (36.36%) Windows Server
5 4 (36.36%) SLA
6 3 (27.27%) Data Warehouse
6 3 (27.27%) Business Intelligence
7 2 (18.18%) ETL
7 2 (18.18%) .NET
7 2 (18.18%) SharePoint
7 2 (18.18%) Finance
7 2 (18.18%) Migration
7 2 (18.18%) High Availability
7 2 (18.18%) Performance Tuning
7 2 (18.18%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 2 (18.18%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 2 (18.18%) Windows 10
8 1 (9.09%) Power BI
8 1 (9.09%) SQL Server 2014
8 1 (9.09%) Hyper-V

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 2 (18.18%) SharePoint
2 1 (9.09%) Exchange Server 2003
2 1 (9.09%) MS Exchange
2 1 (9.09%) SharePoint 2010
2 1 (9.09%) SharePoint 2013
2 1 (9.09%) SharePoint Server
Cloud Services
1 1 (9.09%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (9.09%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 6 (54.55%) SQL Server 2012
3 3 (27.27%) Data Warehouse
4 2 (18.18%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 2 (18.18%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 1 (9.09%) Big Data
5 1 (9.09%) Hadoop
5 1 (9.09%) Power BI
5 1 (9.09%) Relational Database
5 1 (9.09%) SQL Server 2014
5 1 (9.09%) SQL Server Analysis Services
General
1 2 (18.18%) Finance
2 1 (9.09%) Banking
2 1 (9.09%) Law
Job Titles
1 5 (45.45%) Support Engineer
2 4 (36.36%) Windows Engineer
2 4 (36.36%) Windows Support Engineer
3 3 (27.27%) Developer
4 2 (18.18%) Business Intelligence Developer
4 2 (18.18%) Field Engineer
4 2 (18.18%) Linux Engineer
4 2 (18.18%) Linux Support
4 2 (18.18%) Linux Support Engineer
5 1 (9.09%) .NET Developer
5 1 (9.09%) 3rd Line Server Engineer
5 1 (9.09%) Administrator
5 1 (9.09%) C# Developer
5 1 (9.09%) Field Support Engineer
5 1 (9.09%) Microsoft BI Developer
5 1 (9.09%) Microsoft Developer
5 1 (9.09%) Server Engineer
5 1 (9.09%) SharePoint Developer
5 1 (9.09%) SQL DBA
5 1 (9.09%) SQL Server DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (18.18%) .NET
2 1 (9.09%) CSS
2 1 (9.09%) HTML
2 1 (9.09%) jQuery
2 1 (9.09%) Web Services
2 1 (9.09%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (9.09%) Clustering
1 1 (9.09%) Data Integration
1 1 (9.09%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 5 (45.45%) Windows
1 5 (45.45%) Windows Server 2008
1 5 (45.45%) Windows Server 2012
2 4 (36.36%) Linux
2 4 (36.36%) Windows 7
2 4 (36.36%) Windows 8
2 4 (36.36%) Windows Server
3 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%) ETL
3 2 (18.18%) High Availability
3 2 (18.18%) Migration
3 2 (18.18%) Performance Tuning
4 1 (9.09%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (9.09%) Analytics
4 1 (9.09%) ETL Development
4 1 (9.09%) Kimball Methodology
4 1 (9.09%) SDLC
4 1 (9.09%) Use Case
Programming Languages
1 5 (45.45%) SQL
2 1 (9.09%) C#
2 1 (9.09%) JavaScript
2 1 (9.09%) T-SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (36.36%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (9.09%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 1 (9.09%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 7 (63.64%) Microsoft
2 4 (36.36%) Remedy
3 1 (9.09%) VMware
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