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 29 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
29 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft SQL Server 2008
Rank 172 122 92
Rank change year-on-year
-50 -30
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 2008 93 147 191
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 1.04% 1.56% 2.12%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 5.04% 7.28% 10.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 68 99 142
Median daily rate £389 £350 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.07% -12.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £296 £220 £261
10% offered a daily rate of more than £530 £425 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £328 £338
% change year-on-year
+6.87% -2.96%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Median hourly rate £23.00 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £23.50 £23.00
% change year-on-year
+27.65% +2.17%
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
1847 2020 1790
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 20.73% 21.44% 19.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 1158 1237 1009
Median daily rate £393 £375 £370
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.66% +1.35%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £351 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.99% +0.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 52 27 41
Median hourly rate £34.00 £22.50 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+51.11% -10.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.50 £17.00 £13.05
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £40.00 £52.50
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 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 29 June 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 29 June 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 +6 23 £350 -10.25% 9
Oxfordshire +11 18 £375 - 2
Surrey -26 13 £550 +57.14% 4
Kent +5 11 £453 +34.07% 4
Berkshire -1 11 £225 -40.98% 7
Buckinghamshire -9 8 £420 +29.23% 3
West Sussex -18 4 £365 +6.18% 1
East Sussex -4 2 £400 +20.75% 2
SQL Server 2008
England

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

For the 6 months to 29 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 South East region with a requirement for SQL Server 2008.

1 208 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 117 (56.25%) SQL
3 99 (47.60%) Microsoft
4 80 (38.46%) Windows
5 65 (31.25%) SQL Server 2012
6 64 (30.77%) T-SQL
7 62 (29.81%) .NET
8 58 (27.88%) C#
9 57 (27.40%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 53 (25.48%) SQL Server 2005
11 50 (24.04%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 45 (21.63%) Finance
13 44 (21.15%) Active Directory
14 43 (20.67%) Data Warehouse
14 43 (20.67%) Windows Server 2008
15 42 (20.19%) VMware
16 41 (19.71%) Security Cleared
17 40 (19.23%) JavaScript
18 39 (18.75%) ASP.NET
19 36 (17.31%) ETL
19 36 (17.31%) Business Intelligence
19 36 (17.31%) PowerShell
20 35 (16.83%) SharePoint
21 34 (16.35%) SQL Server 2014
22 32 (15.38%) Agile Software Development
22 32 (15.38%) Windows Server 2012
22 32 (15.38%) Windows Server
23 30 (14.42%) VMware Infrastructure
23 30 (14.42%) SQL Server Analysis Services
23 30 (14.42%) .NET Framework

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 35 (16.83%) SharePoint
2 20 (9.62%) IIS
3 17 (8.17%) MS Exchange
4 13 (6.25%) SharePoint 2013
5 12 (5.77%) Skype for Business
6 11 (5.29%) WebLogic
7 10 (4.81%) Exchange Server 2010
8 4 (1.92%) Exchange Server 2013
9 3 (1.44%) Exchange Server 2003
9 3 (1.44%) Exchange Server 2007
10 2 (0.96%) SharePoint 2010
10 2 (0.96%) SharePoint Server
11 1 (0.48%) CMS
11 1 (0.48%) SAS
11 1 (0.48%) Sitecore CMS
11 1 (0.48%) Tomcat
11 1 (0.48%) WebSphere
Applications
1 30 (14.42%) MS Excel
2 11 (5.29%) MS Office
3 4 (1.92%) MS Visio
4 2 (0.96%) InfoPath
4 2 (0.96%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 6 (2.88%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (1.44%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 2 (0.96%) Cognos Business Intelligence
Cloud Services
1 16 (7.69%) Microsoft Azure
2 10 (4.81%) Boomi
3 6 (2.88%) Office 365
4 1 (0.48%) GitHub
4 1 (0.48%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 23 (11.06%) DNS
2 17 (8.17%) SAN
3 15 (7.21%) DHCP
4 14 (6.73%) FTP
5 10 (4.81%) Firewall
6 6 (2.88%) LAN
6 6 (2.88%) WAN
7 5 (2.40%) VPN
8 4 (1.92%) iSCSI
8 4 (1.92%) Kerberos
8 4 (1.92%) TCP/IP
8 4 (1.92%) VoIP
9 3 (1.44%) Fibre Channel
9 3 (1.44%) HTTP
9 3 (1.44%) LDAP
9 3 (1.44%) MPLS
9 3 (1.44%) Wireless
10 2 (0.96%) Internet
10 2 (0.96%) Network Security
10 2 (0.96%) Remote Desktop
Database & Business Intelligence
1 208 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 65 (31.25%) SQL Server 2012
3 57 (27.40%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 53 (25.48%) SQL Server 2005
5 50 (24.04%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 43 (20.67%) Data Warehouse
7 34 (16.35%) SQL Server 2014
8 30 (14.42%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 17 (8.17%) Oracle Database
10 12 (5.77%) MongoDB
11 10 (4.81%) NoSQL
12 8 (3.85%) SQL Server 2000
13 7 (3.37%) InterSystems Cache
13 7 (3.37%) PostgreSQL
14 6 (2.88%) BusinessObjects
14 6 (2.88%) Oracle Database 11g
14 6 (2.88%) Oracle Database 12c
14 6 (2.88%) Relational Database
15 5 (2.40%) Power BI
16 4 (1.92%) GIS
Development Applications
1 20 (9.62%) Visual Studio
2 18 (8.65%) Team Foundation Server
3 12 (5.77%) Selenium
3 12 (5.77%) SpecFlow
4 10 (4.81%) Balsamiq Mockups
5 9 (4.33%) Git (software)
6 8 (3.85%) MSI
6 8 (3.85%) NUnit
7 7 (3.37%) Jasmine
7 7 (3.37%) Talend Open Studio
8 6 (2.88%) Subversion
9 5 (2.40%) Babel
9 5 (2.40%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
9 5 (2.40%) webpack
10 4 (1.92%) TortoiseSVN
10 4 (1.92%) WiX
11 3 (1.44%) CruiseControl
11 3 (1.44%) Jenkins
11 3 (1.44%) MSBuild
12 2 (0.96%) Oracle APEX
General
1 45 (21.63%) Finance
2 11 (5.29%) Military
3 7 (3.37%) Advertising
3 7 (3.37%) Banking
3 7 (3.37%) Marketing
4 5 (2.40%) Front Office
4 5 (2.40%) Telecoms
5 4 (1.92%) Local Government
6 3 (1.44%) Electronics
6 3 (1.44%) Manufacturing
7 2 (0.96%) Back Office
8 1 (0.48%) Investment Banking
8 1 (0.48%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 103 (49.52%) Developer
2 44 (21.15%) .NET Developer
3 41 (19.71%) DBA
4 34 (16.35%) SQL DBA
5 33 (15.87%) SQL Developer
6 18 (8.65%) SQL Server DBA
7 17 (8.17%) C# Developer
8 16 (7.69%) SSIS Developer
9 15 (7.21%) ETL Developer
10 14 (6.73%) SQL Server Developer
11 12 (5.77%) C# .NET Developer
11 12 (5.77%) Database Developer
12 11 (5.29%) Administrator
12 11 (5.29%) Business Intelligence Developer
13 10 (4.81%) Analyst
13 10 (4.81%) Windows Engineer
14 9 (4.33%) Server Engineer
14 9 (4.33%) SSRS Developer
15 8 (3.85%) SSAS Developer
15 8 (3.85%) Wintel Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 62 (29.81%) .NET
2 39 (18.75%) ASP.NET
3 30 (14.42%) .NET Framework
4 29 (13.94%) jQuery
5 28 (13.46%) Entity Framework
6 26 (12.50%) Web Services
7 24 (11.54%) ASP.NET MVC
8 23 (11.06%) KnockoutJS
9 22 (10.58%) ASP.NET Web API
9 22 (10.58%) CSS
10 18 (8.65%) HTML
11 17 (8.17%) AngularJS
11 17 (8.17%) XML
12 15 (7.21%) Ajax
13 13 (6.25%) Breeze.js
13 13 (6.25%) Durandal
13 13 (6.25%) React
13 13 (6.25%) Twitter Bootstrap
13 13 (6.25%) WCF
14 11 (5.29%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 20 (9.62%) Clustering
2 10 (4.81%) Analytical Skills
2 10 (4.81%) Mathematics
2 10 (4.81%) Replication
3 6 (2.88%) Computer Science
3 6 (2.88%) Management Information System
3 6 (2.88%) N-Tier
4 5 (2.40%) Data Centre
4 5 (2.40%) Driving Licence
5 4 (1.92%) NHS
6 3 (1.44%) Client/Server
7 2 (0.96%) Data Structures
7 2 (0.96%) EMC VNX
7 2 (0.96%) Enterprise Storage
7 2 (0.96%) Visualisation
7 2 (0.96%) Wiki
8 1 (0.48%) Data Integration
8 1 (0.48%) Enterprise Software
8 1 (0.48%) Physics
8 1 (0.48%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 80 (38.46%) Windows
2 43 (20.67%) Windows Server 2008
3 32 (15.38%) Windows Server
3 32 (15.38%) Windows Server 2012
4 18 (8.65%) Linux
5 15 (7.21%) Windows 7
6 14 (6.73%) Windows Server 2003
7 10 (4.81%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 5 (2.40%) Windows 8
9 4 (1.92%) Windows Vista
10 3 (1.44%) Unix
11 2 (0.96%) CentOS
11 2 (0.96%) Mac OS X
11 2 (0.96%) Windows 10
11 2 (0.96%) Windows XP
12 1 (0.48%) AIX
12 1 (0.48%) Android
12 1 (0.48%) Apple iOS
12 1 (0.48%) MVS
12 1 (0.48%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 36 (17.31%) Business Intelligence
1 36 (17.31%) ETL
2 32 (15.38%) Agile Software Development
3 30 (14.42%) MVC
4 23 (11.06%) Kimball Methodology
5 21 (10.10%) ITIL
6 18 (8.65%) Web Development
7 17 (8.17%) Continuous Integration
7 17 (8.17%) OO
8 15 (7.21%) Data Management
8 15 (7.21%) High Availability
9 14 (6.73%) Data Modelling
10 12 (5.77%) TDD
11 11 (5.29%) Project Management
12 10 (4.81%) Investment Management
12 10 (4.81%) Performance Tuning
12 10 (4.81%) Process Improvement
13 9 (4.33%) Analytics
13 9 (4.33%) Change Management
13 9 (4.33%) Configuration Management
Programming Languages
1 117 (56.25%) SQL
2 64 (30.77%) T-SQL
3 58 (27.88%) C#
4 40 (19.23%) JavaScript
5 36 (17.31%) PowerShell
6 18 (8.65%) Java
6 18 (8.65%) VB
6 18 (8.65%) VBScript
7 14 (6.73%) TypeScript
8 13 (6.25%) C
9 10 (4.81%) VB.NET
10 9 (4.33%) Perl
11 7 (3.37%) Tcl
12 4 (1.92%) C++
13 2 (0.96%) PHP
14 1 (0.48%) Bash Shell
14 1 (0.48%) MATLAB
14 1 (0.48%) R
14 1 (0.48%) VB6
14 1 (0.48%) VBA
Qualifications
1 41 (19.71%) Security Cleared
2 27 (12.98%) SC Cleared
3 22 (10.58%) Degree
4 19 (9.13%) Microsoft Certification
5 14 (6.73%) DV Cleared
6 11 (5.29%) MCSE
7 9 (4.33%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 4 (1.92%) MCITP
9 2 (0.96%) ISTQB
9 2 (0.96%) ITIL Certification
9 2 (0.96%) MCSD
9 2 (0.96%) MCTS
9 2 (0.96%) PRINCE2 Certification
10 1 (0.48%) ISEB
10 1 (0.48%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
10 1 (0.48%) OCP
10 1 (0.48%) Oracle Certification
10 1 (0.48%) VCP4
10 1 (0.48%) VCP5
10 1 (0.48%) VERITAS Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (2.88%) SLA
2 1 (0.48%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 44 (21.15%) Active Directory
2 30 (14.42%) VMware Infrastructure
3 17 (8.17%) XenApp
4 12 (5.77%) vSphere
5 9 (4.33%) VMware ESXi
6 7 (3.37%) Virtual Machines
7 4 (1.92%) Citrix Presentation Server
8 3 (1.44%) Hyper-V
9 2 (0.96%) Forefront TMG
9 2 (0.96%) ISA Server
9 2 (0.96%) VMware ESX
9 2 (0.96%) XenDesktop
10 1 (0.48%) UAG
Systems Management
1 12 (5.77%) Microsoft Clustering
2 8 (3.85%) Tivoli
3 7 (3.37%) Netcool
3 7 (3.37%) SCOM
4 6 (2.88%) Data Guard
4 6 (2.88%) Oracle RMAN
4 6 (2.88%) SCCM
5 5 (2.40%) Norton AntiVirus
6 4 (1.92%) OpenView Configuration Management
7 3 (1.44%) Backup Exec
7 3 (1.44%) NetBackup
8 2 (0.96%) Failover Clustering
8 2 (0.96%) HP SIM
8 2 (0.96%) McAfee ePO
8 2 (0.96%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
8 2 (0.96%) WSUS
9 1 (0.48%) cPanel
9 1 (0.48%) HP Quality Center
9 1 (0.48%) Puppet
9 1 (0.48%) vMotion
Vendors
1 99 (47.60%) Microsoft
2 42 (20.19%) VMware
3 27 (12.98%) Oracle
4 20 (9.62%) Citrix
5 14 (6.73%) Cisco
5 14 (6.73%) Dell
5 14 (6.73%) HP
6 12 (5.77%) IBM
6 12 (5.77%) NetApp
7 10 (4.81%) CommVault
7 10 (4.81%) Lumension
7 10 (4.81%) Salesforce.com
8 9 (4.33%) EMC
8 9 (4.33%) Red Hat
9 8 (3.85%) Remedy
10 7 (3.37%) DevExpress
10 7 (3.37%) Informatica
10 7 (3.37%) SolarWinds
10 7 (3.37%) Splunk
10 7 (3.37%) Talend
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