The table below looks at the statistics for SQL Server 2008 skills in IT contracts advertised for the Slough region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SQL Server 2008 over the 3 months to 28 June 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
28 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft SQL Server 2008
Rank 25 29 -
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 2008 2 4 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Slough 1.26% 1.46% -
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 5.71% 12.50% -
Number of daily rates quoted 2 4 0
Median daily rate £175 £413 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-57.57% -
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £330 £338
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -2.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £23.50 £23.00
% change year-on-year
+27.65% +2.17%
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 Slough region.

Database & Business Intelligence Category
Slough
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Database & Business Intelligence category
35 32 36
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Slough 22.01% 11.68% 14.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 22 18
Median daily rate £338 £400 £290
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-15.62% +37.93%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £288 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £470 £750 £403
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £18.50 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £31.27 £26.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+20.26% -13.33%

SQL Server 2008
Jobs Demand Trend in Slough

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Slough 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 Slough

SQL Server 2008
Daily Rate Trend in Slough

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

SQL Server 2008 Daily Rate Trend in Slough

SQL Server 2008
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Slough

For the 6 months to 28 June 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 Slough region with a requirement for SQL Server 2008.

1 5 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 5 (100.00%) Windows
1 5 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 4 (80.00%) Active Directory
2 4 (80.00%) HP
2 4 (80.00%) Citrix
2 4 (80.00%) MS Exchange
2 4 (80.00%) Cisco
2 4 (80.00%) Exchange Server 2007
2 4 (80.00%) SQL Server 2005
2 4 (80.00%) Windows Server
3 3 (60.00%) Enterprise Storage
3 3 (60.00%) Exchange Server 2010
3 3 (60.00%) Exchange Server 2003
3 3 (60.00%) WSUS
3 3 (60.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 3 (60.00%) XenApp
3 3 (60.00%) XenDesktop
3 3 (60.00%) vSphere
3 3 (60.00%) Forefront TMG
3 3 (60.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 3 (60.00%) VMware
3 3 (60.00%) VMware ESX
3 3 (60.00%) Clustering
3 3 (60.00%) IBM
3 3 (60.00%) DNS
3 3 (60.00%) DHCP
3 3 (60.00%) NetApp
3 3 (60.00%) Dell
3 3 (60.00%) ISA Server

SQL Server 2008
Top Related IT Skills in Slough 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 4 (80.00%) Exchange Server 2007
1 4 (80.00%) MS Exchange
2 3 (60.00%) Exchange Server 2003
2 3 (60.00%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (20.00%) IIS
3 1 (20.00%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 1 (20.00%) MS Excel
1 1 (20.00%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 3 (60.00%) DHCP
1 3 (60.00%) DNS
2 2 (40.00%) VPN
3 1 (20.00%) Broadband
3 1 (20.00%) Firewall
3 1 (20.00%) Network Security
3 1 (20.00%) VoIP
3 1 (20.00%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 4 (80.00%) SQL Server 2005
Job Titles
1 3 (60.00%) Team Leader
2 2 (40.00%) Support Engineer
2 2 (40.00%) Support Team Leader
2 2 (40.00%) VMware Engineer
2 2 (40.00%) VMware Support Engineer
3 1 (20.00%) Analyst
3 1 (20.00%) Exchange Support
3 1 (20.00%) Server Support
3 1 (20.00%) Service Analyst
3 1 (20.00%) Service Desk Analyst
3 1 (20.00%) Technical Support
3 1 (20.00%) Windows Server Support
Miscellaneous
1 3 (60.00%) Clustering
1 3 (60.00%) Enterprise Storage
2 2 (40.00%) Data Centre
3 1 (20.00%) FMCG
Operating Systems
1 5 (100.00%) Windows
2 4 (80.00%) Windows Server
3 3 (60.00%) Windows Server 2003
3 3 (60.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (40.00%) AIX
4 2 (40.00%) Linux
4 2 (40.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 2 (40.00%) Unix
4 2 (40.00%) Windows 7
4 2 (40.00%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (20.00%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (40.00%) Change Management
1 2 (40.00%) Coaching
1 2 (40.00%) Mentoring
1 2 (40.00%) Project Management
1 2 (40.00%) Risk Analysis
1 2 (40.00%) Root Cause Analysis
2 1 (20.00%) Change Control
2 1 (20.00%) Data Management
2 1 (20.00%) Migration
2 1 (20.00%) Patch Management
Qualifications
1 3 (60.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 2 (40.00%) VCP5
2 2 (40.00%) VERITAS Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (40.00%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (80.00%) Active Directory
2 3 (60.00%) Forefront TMG
2 3 (60.00%) ISA Server
2 3 (60.00%) VMware ESX
2 3 (60.00%) vSphere
2 3 (60.00%) XenApp
2 3 (60.00%) XenDesktop
3 2 (40.00%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (20.00%) UAG
4 1 (20.00%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 3 (60.00%) WSUS
2 2 (40.00%) Backup Exec
2 2 (40.00%) HP Data Protector
2 2 (40.00%) ServiceCenter
2 2 (40.00%) Tivoli
2 2 (40.00%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 5 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 4 (80.00%) Cisco
2 4 (80.00%) Citrix
2 4 (80.00%) HP
3 3 (60.00%) Dell
3 3 (60.00%) IBM
3 3 (60.00%) NetApp
3 3 (60.00%) VMware
4 2 (40.00%) Oracle
4 2 (40.00%) Red Hat
4 2 (40.00%) ServiceNow
4 2 (40.00%) Symantec
4 2 (40.00%) Veritas
5 1 (20.00%) CheckPoint
5 1 (20.00%) Kaspersky