The table below looks at the statistics for SQL Server 2008 skills in IT contracts advertised for the South East region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SQL Server 2008 over the 3 months to 24 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
24 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft SQL Server 2008
Rank 164 131 89
Rank change year-on-year
-33 -42
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 2008 107 140 176
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 1.20% 1.46% 1.97%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 5.79% 6.66% 10.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 77 92 109
Median daily rate £390 £350 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.42% +3.70%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £292 £275 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £538 £425 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 1
Median hourly rate £23.00 £28.00 £28.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-17.85% -2.60%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £25.75 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+39.80% +22.61%
SQL Server 2008
England

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 South East region.

Database & Business Intelligence Category
South East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Database & Business Intelligence category
1848 2102 1742
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 20.77% 21.99% 19.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 1142 1295 988
Median daily rate £388 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.33% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £355 £350
% change year-on-year
+5.63% +1.42%
Number of hourly rates quoted 57 25 40
Median hourly rate £40.00 £24.00 £20.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+66.66% +17.07%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.50 £18.20 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £42.50 £50.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £31.00 £28.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year
+8.77% +14.00%

SQL Server 2008
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

The demand trend of contract jobs across the South East 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 the South East

SQL Server 2008
Daily Rate Trend in the South East

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

SQL Server 2008 Daily Rate Trend in the South East

SQL Server 2008
Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing SQL Server 2008 across the South East region over the 3 months to 24 July 2016.

SQL Server 2008 Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

SQL Server 2008
Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

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

SQL Server 2008 Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

SQL Server 2008
Contract Job Locations in the South East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing SQL Server 2008 within the South East region over the 3 months to 24 July 2016. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Hampshire 0 26 £350 -10.25% 13
Surrey -15 20 £425 +33.85% 5
Oxfordshire +10 19 £375 -2.28% 3
Berkshire +11 16 £338 -3.57% 6
Kent -3 9 £453 +34.07% 3
West Sussex -4 8 £365 +8.14% 1
Buckinghamshire -2 6 £413 +17.85% 1
East Sussex +3 1 £375 +11.11% 1
SQL Server 2008
England

SQL Server 2008
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 24 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 South East region with a requirement for SQL Server 2008.

1 210 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 125 (59.52%) SQL
3 99 (47.14%) Microsoft
4 72 (34.29%) T-SQL
5 71 (33.81%) Windows
6 70 (33.33%) SQL Server 2012
7 62 (29.52%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 55 (26.19%) .NET
9 54 (25.71%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 52 (24.76%) SQL Server 2005
11 49 (23.33%) Finance
12 46 (21.90%) C#
13 44 (20.95%) Business Intelligence
13 44 (20.95%) VMware
13 44 (20.95%) SQL Server 2014
14 43 (20.48%) Active Directory
14 43 (20.48%) Data Warehouse
14 43 (20.48%) ETL
15 42 (20.00%) Security Cleared
16 40 (19.05%) Windows Server 2008
17 38 (18.10%) SharePoint
18 36 (17.14%) JavaScript
19 35 (16.67%) SQL Server Analysis Services
20 34 (16.19%) PowerShell
20 34 (16.19%) ASP.NET
21 32 (15.24%) MS Excel
22 30 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
22 30 (14.29%) Oracle
22 30 (14.29%) VMware Infrastructure
23 28 (13.33%) Windows Server 2012

SQL Server 2008
Top Related IT Skills in the South East 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 38 (18.10%) SharePoint
2 20 (9.52%) IIS
3 19 (9.05%) MS Exchange
4 14 (6.67%) Skype for Business
5 13 (6.19%) SharePoint 2013
6 11 (5.24%) WebLogic
7 10 (4.76%) Exchange Server 2010
8 5 (2.38%) Exchange Server 2013
8 5 (2.38%) Tomcat
9 3 (1.43%) CMS
10 2 (0.95%) Exchange Server 2003
10 2 (0.95%) Exchange Server 2007
10 2 (0.95%) SharePoint 2010
10 2 (0.95%) SharePoint Server
10 2 (0.95%) Umbraco
10 2 (0.95%) WebSphere
10 2 (0.95%) WordPress
11 1 (0.48%) Apache
11 1 (0.48%) Sitecore CMS
11 1 (0.48%) Tuxedo
Applications
1 32 (15.24%) MS Excel
2 13 (6.19%) MS Office
3 4 (1.90%) MS Visio
4 3 (1.43%) InfoPath
5 2 (0.95%) Adobe Illustrator
5 2 (0.95%) InDesign
5 2 (0.95%) MS PowerPoint
5 2 (0.95%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 5 (2.38%) Dynamics CRM
2 4 (1.90%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 3 (1.43%) Cognos Business Intelligence
4 2 (0.95%) Sage X3
4 2 (0.95%) SAP APO
4 2 (0.95%) SAP FI
5 1 (0.48%) SAP ERP
5 1 (0.48%) SAP MDM
5 1 (0.48%) SAP MM
5 1 (0.48%) SAP SD
Cloud Services
1 18 (8.57%) Microsoft Azure
2 10 (4.76%) Boomi
3 6 (2.86%) Office 365
4 2 (0.95%) Adobe Creative Cloud
5 1 (0.48%) Amazon AWS
5 1 (0.48%) GitHub
5 1 (0.48%) Google Cloud Platform
5 1 (0.48%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 23 (10.95%) SAN
2 20 (9.52%) DNS
3 15 (7.14%) Firewall
4 12 (5.71%) FTP
5 11 (5.24%) DHCP
6 7 (3.33%) LAN
6 7 (3.33%) TCP/IP
6 7 (3.33%) WAN
7 5 (2.38%) IPv6
7 5 (2.38%) iSCSI
7 5 (2.38%) OpenLDAP
7 5 (2.38%) SSL
7 5 (2.38%) VPN
8 4 (1.90%) Fibre Channel
8 4 (1.90%) Kerberos
8 4 (1.90%) MPLS
8 4 (1.90%) SNMP
8 4 (1.90%) VoIP
8 4 (1.90%) Wireless
9 3 (1.43%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 210 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 70 (33.33%) SQL Server 2012
3 62 (29.52%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 54 (25.71%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 52 (24.76%) SQL Server 2005
6 44 (20.95%) SQL Server 2014
7 43 (20.48%) Data Warehouse
8 35 (16.67%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 19 (9.05%) Oracle Database
10 12 (5.71%) MongoDB
11 10 (4.76%) NoSQL
12 9 (4.29%) Oracle Database 12c
13 8 (3.81%) BusinessObjects
14 6 (2.86%) InterSystems Cache
14 6 (2.86%) Oracle Database 11g
14 6 (2.86%) SQL Server 2000
15 5 (2.38%) PostgreSQL
15 5 (2.38%) Power BI
15 5 (2.38%) Relational Database
16 3 (1.43%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 18 (8.57%) Visual Studio
2 17 (8.10%) Team Foundation Server
3 11 (5.24%) Selenium
3 11 (5.24%) SpecFlow
4 9 (4.29%) Balsamiq Mockups
5 8 (3.81%) Git (software)
5 8 (3.81%) MSI
6 7 (3.33%) Talend Open Studio
7 6 (2.86%) Jasmine
8 5 (2.38%) Babel
8 5 (2.38%) NUnit
8 5 (2.38%) webpack
9 4 (1.90%) WiX
10 3 (1.43%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
11 2 (0.95%) CruiseControl
11 2 (0.95%) Jenkins
11 2 (0.95%) JIRA
11 2 (0.95%) LSMW
11 2 (0.95%) MSBuild
11 2 (0.95%) Oracle APEX
General
1 49 (23.33%) Finance
2 10 (4.76%) Banking
2 10 (4.76%) Military
3 9 (4.29%) Marketing
4 8 (3.81%) Advertising
5 5 (2.38%) Front Office
5 5 (2.38%) Telecoms
6 4 (1.90%) Electronics
6 4 (1.90%) Local Government
6 4 (1.90%) Manufacturing
7 3 (1.43%) Investment Banking
8 2 (0.95%) Back Office
9 1 (0.48%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 98 (46.67%) Developer
2 42 (20.00%) DBA
3 37 (17.62%) .NET Developer
4 36 (17.14%) SQL DBA
5 32 (15.24%) SQL Developer
6 20 (9.52%) SQL Server DBA
7 16 (7.62%) SSIS Developer
8 15 (7.14%) ETL Developer
9 14 (6.67%) C# Developer
10 12 (5.71%) Business Intelligence Developer
10 12 (5.71%) Database Developer
11 11 (5.24%) Administrator
12 10 (4.76%) Analyst
12 10 (4.76%) SQL Server Developer
12 10 (4.76%) SSAS Developer
13 9 (4.29%) C# .NET Developer
13 9 (4.29%) SSRS Developer
13 9 (4.29%) Windows Engineer
14 8 (3.81%) Wintel Server Specialist
14 8 (3.81%) Wintel Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 55 (26.19%) .NET
2 34 (16.19%) ASP.NET
3 24 (11.43%) .NET Framework
3 24 (11.43%) KnockoutJS
4 22 (10.48%) Entity Framework
4 22 (10.48%) jQuery
4 22 (10.48%) Web Services
5 20 (9.52%) ASP.NET MVC
6 18 (8.57%) ASP.NET Web API
6 18 (8.57%) CSS
7 15 (7.14%) AngularJS
8 14 (6.67%) HTML
9 13 (6.19%) Twitter Bootstrap
10 12 (5.71%) Ajax
10 12 (5.71%) Breeze.js
10 12 (5.71%) Durandal
10 12 (5.71%) React
10 12 (5.71%) XML
11 11 (5.24%) RESTful
11 11 (5.24%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 22 (10.48%) Clustering
2 15 (7.14%) Replication
3 14 (6.67%) Analytical Skills
4 9 (4.29%) Mathematics
5 8 (3.81%) Computer Science
6 5 (2.38%) Data Structures
6 5 (2.38%) Driving Licence
6 5 (2.38%) N-Tier
6 5 (2.38%) Visualisation
7 4 (1.90%) Data Centre
7 4 (1.90%) Management Information System
7 4 (1.90%) NHS
7 4 (1.90%) Smart Meter
8 3 (1.43%) Client/Server
9 2 (0.95%) AS400
9 2 (0.95%) Data Conversion
9 2 (0.95%) Data Extraction
9 2 (0.95%) EMC VNX
9 2 (0.95%) Social Media
9 2 (0.95%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 71 (33.81%) Windows
2 40 (19.05%) Windows Server 2008
3 28 (13.33%) Windows Server 2012
4 27 (12.86%) Windows Server
5 18 (8.57%) Linux
6 16 (7.62%) Windows 7
7 13 (6.19%) Windows Server 2003
8 9 (4.29%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 5 (2.38%) Windows 8
10 4 (1.90%) Unix
10 4 (1.90%) Windows Vista
11 3 (1.43%) CentOS
11 3 (1.43%) Windows 10
12 2 (0.95%) Mac OS X
12 2 (0.95%) Windows XP
13 1 (0.48%) Android
13 1 (0.48%) MVS
13 1 (0.48%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 44 (20.95%) Business Intelligence
2 43 (20.48%) ETL
3 30 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
4 25 (11.90%) MVC
5 24 (11.43%) ITIL
6 23 (10.95%) Kimball Methodology
7 19 (9.05%) Web Development
8 17 (8.10%) Continuous Integration
9 16 (7.62%) Data Modelling
10 15 (7.14%) Data Management
10 15 (7.14%) Performance Tuning
11 12 (5.71%) High Availability
12 11 (5.24%) OO
13 10 (4.76%) Analytics
13 10 (4.76%) Full Text Search
13 10 (4.76%) Migration
13 10 (4.76%) Process Improvement
13 10 (4.76%) Project Management
14 9 (4.29%) Change Management
14 9 (4.29%) Investment Management
Programming Languages
1 125 (59.52%) SQL
2 72 (34.29%) T-SQL
3 46 (21.90%) C#
4 36 (17.14%) JavaScript
5 34 (16.19%) PowerShell
6 19 (9.05%) Java
7 18 (8.57%) VB
8 16 (7.62%) VBScript
9 13 (6.19%) Perl
9 13 (6.19%) TypeScript
9 13 (6.19%) VB.NET
10 10 (4.76%) C
11 7 (3.33%) Tcl
12 6 (2.86%) Bash Shell
13 3 (1.43%) PHP
14 2 (0.95%) C++
15 1 (0.48%) MATLAB
15 1 (0.48%) Python
15 1 (0.48%) VB6
15 1 (0.48%) VBA
Qualifications
1 42 (20.00%) Security Cleared
2 27 (12.86%) SC Cleared
3 22 (10.48%) Degree
4 19 (9.05%) Microsoft Certification
5 14 (6.67%) DV Cleared
6 12 (5.71%) MCSE
7 7 (3.33%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 4 (1.90%) ITIL Certification
8 4 (1.90%) MCITP
9 3 (1.43%) MCSD
9 3 (1.43%) PRINCE2 Certification
10 2 (0.95%) MCTS
11 1 (0.48%) DBS Check
11 1 (0.48%) ISEB
11 1 (0.48%) ISTQB
11 1 (0.48%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
11 1 (0.48%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
11 1 (0.48%) OCP
11 1 (0.48%) Oracle Certification
11 1 (0.48%) VCP4
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (1.90%) SLA
2 3 (1.43%) Data Quality
3 1 (0.48%) GxP
3 1 (0.48%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 43 (20.48%) Active Directory
2 30 (14.29%) VMware Infrastructure
3 13 (6.19%) vSphere
3 13 (6.19%) XenApp
4 9 (4.29%) VMware ESXi
5 7 (3.33%) Virtual Machines
6 4 (1.90%) Citrix Presentation Server
6 4 (1.90%) Hyper-V
7 3 (1.43%) Oracle RAC
8 1 (0.48%) UAG
8 1 (0.48%) Xen
Systems Management
1 11 (5.24%) Microsoft Clustering
2 9 (4.29%) SCOM
3 8 (3.81%) SCCM
4 7 (3.33%) Netcool
4 7 (3.33%) Tivoli
5 6 (2.86%) Data Guard
5 6 (2.86%) Norton AntiVirus
5 6 (2.86%) Oracle RMAN
6 5 (2.38%) Puppet
7 4 (1.90%) NetBackup
7 4 (1.90%) OpenView Configuration Management
8 2 (0.95%) Backup Exec
8 2 (0.95%) HP SIM
8 2 (0.95%) McAfee ePO
8 2 (0.95%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
9 1 (0.48%) cPanel
9 1 (0.48%) Failover Clustering
9 1 (0.48%) Opscode Chef
9 1 (0.48%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
9 1 (0.48%) vMotion
Vendors
1 99 (47.14%) Microsoft
2 44 (20.95%) VMware
3 30 (14.29%) Oracle
4 16 (7.62%) Citrix
5 14 (6.67%) HP
6 12 (5.71%) Cisco
6 12 (5.71%) Dell
7 11 (5.24%) IBM
8 10 (4.76%) CommVault
8 10 (4.76%) EMC
8 10 (4.76%) Lumension
8 10 (4.76%) Red Hat
8 10 (4.76%) Salesforce.com
9 8 (3.81%) NetApp
9 8 (3.81%) Remedy
9 8 (3.81%) SAP
10 7 (3.33%) DevExpress
10 7 (3.33%) Informatica
10 7 (3.33%) Splunk
10 7 (3.33%) Talend
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