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 22 January 2017 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
22 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft SQL Server 2008
England / South East
Rank 185 147 124
Rank change year-on-year
-38 -23
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 2008 55 108 139
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.77% 1.29% 1.50%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 4.27% 5.97% 8.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 46 75 71
Median daily rate £408 £350 £335
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.42% +4.47%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £286 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £425 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £340 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.94% -2.85%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 5 4
Median hourly rate - £60.62 £42.13
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +43.89%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £43.00 £26.50 £28.69
% change year-on-year
+62.26% -7.63%

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
1288 1808 1660
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 18.00% 21.65% 17.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 773 1142 958
Median daily rate £425 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £285 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £538 £550 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 29 67 36
Median hourly rate £17.00 £30.00 £34.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-43.33% -11.76%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.50 £9.50 £13.30
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.20 £60.62 £55.65
UK excluding London median hourly rate £38.00 £26.50 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+43.39% -18.46%

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 22 January 2017.

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 22 January 2017. 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 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
Buckinghamshire +7 13 £275 -35.29% 3
Oxfordshire -1 11 £475 +46.15% 1
Hampshire -5 8 £375 +11.11% 7
Berkshire +12 7 £425 +13.33% 8
West Sussex +7 7 £413 +22.22% 5
East Sussex +6 5 £414 +117.76%
Surrey -1 4 £500 +19.04% 9
Kent -18 1 £450 +44.00% 3
SQL Server 2008
England

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

For the 6 months to 22 January 2017, 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.

1 150 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 92 (61.33%) SQL
3 78 (52.00%) .NET
4 70 (46.67%) C#
5 56 (37.33%) Microsoft
5 56 (37.33%) SQL Server 2012
6 54 (36.00%) ASP.NET
7 52 (34.67%) Windows
8 46 (30.67%) MVC
9 45 (30.00%) JavaScript
10 44 (29.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 43 (28.67%) XML
12 39 (26.00%) T-SQL
13 38 (25.33%) WCF
14 35 (23.33%) HTML
14 35 (23.33%) jQuery
15 34 (22.67%) IIS
16 32 (21.33%) CSS
16 32 (21.33%) Ajax
17 30 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
18 29 (19.33%) ASP.NET Web Forms
19 28 (18.67%) VB.NET
20 27 (18.00%) ETL
20 27 (18.00%) Team Foundation Server
21 26 (17.33%) OOP
21 26 (17.33%) Business Intelligence
22 25 (16.67%) VB
23 24 (16.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
24 23 (15.33%) Finance
25 22 (14.67%) LINQ

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 34 (22.67%) IIS
2 14 (9.33%) Exchange Server 2010
2 14 (9.33%) MS Exchange
3 13 (8.67%) Exchange Server 2013
4 12 (8.00%) SharePoint
4 12 (8.00%) Skype for Business
5 11 (7.33%) Exchange Server 2007
6 7 (4.67%) Elasticsearch
7 5 (3.33%) BizTalk Server
7 5 (3.33%) SharePoint 2013
8 4 (2.67%) SAS
9 3 (2.00%) Apache
10 1 (0.67%) CICS
10 1 (0.67%) CMS
10 1 (0.67%) Commerce Server
10 1 (0.67%) Commerce Server 2007
10 1 (0.67%) MS Project Server
10 1 (0.67%) Tomcat
10 1 (0.67%) Umbraco
10 1 (0.67%) WordPress
Applications
1 9 (6.00%) MS Excel
1 9 (6.00%) MS Office
2 1 (0.67%) Adobe Illustrator
2 1 (0.67%) InDesign
2 1 (0.67%) InfoPath
2 1 (0.67%) MS Project
2 1 (0.67%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 8 (5.33%) Remedy ITSM
2 4 (2.67%) SAP FI
2 4 (2.67%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 3 (2.00%) HFM
4 2 (1.33%) Cognos Business Intelligence
5 1 (0.67%) Oracle EBS
5 1 (0.67%) Oracle Receivables
5 1 (0.67%) Sage X3
5 1 (0.67%) SAP APO
Cloud Services
1 16 (10.67%) Microsoft Azure
2 13 (8.67%) Boomi
3 4 (2.67%) Amazon AWS
4 2 (1.33%) AWS CloudFormation
4 2 (1.33%) IaaS
4 2 (1.33%) Office 365
5 1 (0.67%) Adobe Creative Cloud
5 1 (0.67%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 21 (14.00%) DNS
2 13 (8.67%) DHCP
3 12 (8.00%) LAN
3 12 (8.00%) Skype
3 12 (8.00%) WAN
4 11 (7.33%) Cisco IOS
4 11 (7.33%) SMTP
5 10 (6.67%) FTP
6 7 (4.67%) Kerberos
7 6 (4.00%) Intranet
8 5 (3.33%) Extranet
8 5 (3.33%) Internet
9 4 (2.67%) SSL
9 4 (2.67%) TCP/IP
10 3 (2.00%) HTTP
10 3 (2.00%) HTTPS
10 3 (2.00%) SSH
10 3 (2.00%) Telnet
11 2 (1.33%) Remote Desktop
12 1 (0.67%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 150 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 56 (37.33%) SQL Server 2012
3 44 (29.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 24 (16.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 20 (13.33%) Data Warehouse
6 17 (11.33%) SQL Server 2014
7 14 (9.33%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 12 (8.00%) NoSQL
9 11 (7.33%) SQL Server 2005
10 10 (6.67%) Oracle Database
11 9 (6.00%) MS Access
12 7 (4.67%) Big Data
12 7 (4.67%) Relational Database
13 5 (3.33%) Hadoop
13 5 (3.33%) MongoDB
13 5 (3.33%) RDBMS
13 5 (3.33%) SAP Data Services
14 4 (2.67%) Microsoft Analysis Services
14 4 (2.67%) MySQL
14 4 (2.67%) SQL Server 2000
Development Applications
1 27 (18.00%) Team Foundation Server
2 14 (9.33%) Visual Studio
3 9 (6.00%) Selenium
4 7 (4.67%) MSI
4 7 (4.67%) NUnit
4 7 (4.67%) SpecFlow
4 7 (4.67%) WiX
5 5 (3.33%) LSMW
6 3 (2.00%) Git (software)
7 2 (1.33%) Jenkins
7 2 (1.33%) Oracle APEX
8 1 (0.67%) JIRA
8 1 (0.67%) Rhino Mocks
8 1 (0.67%) TeamCity
General
1 23 (15.33%) Finance
2 13 (8.67%) Marketing
3 9 (6.00%) Electronics
4 5 (3.33%) Telecoms
5 4 (2.67%) Front Office
5 4 (2.67%) Manufacturing
6 2 (1.33%) Advertising
6 2 (1.33%) Retail
7 1 (0.67%) Banking
7 1 (0.67%) Games
7 1 (0.67%) Legal
7 1 (0.67%) Local Government
7 1 (0.67%) Military
Job Titles
1 100 (66.67%) Developer
2 43 (28.67%) .NET Developer
3 27 (18.00%) SQL Developer
4 15 (10.00%) Consultant
4 15 (10.00%) ETL Developer
5 12 (8.00%) SQL Server Developer
6 11 (7.33%) C# Developer
7 10 (6.67%) Microsoft Developer
8 9 (6.00%) Access Developer
9 8 (5.33%) Business Intelligence Developer
9 8 (5.33%) Full Stack Developer
10 7 (4.67%) Analyst
10 7 (4.67%) Angular Developer
10 7 (4.67%) DBA
10 7 (4.67%) Infrastructure Engineer
10 7 (4.67%) SQL DBA
10 7 (4.67%) SSIS Developer
10 7 (4.67%) SSRS Developer
11 6 (4.00%) ASP.NET Developer
11 6 (4.00%) Migration Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 78 (52.00%) .NET
2 54 (36.00%) ASP.NET
3 43 (28.67%) XML
4 38 (25.33%) WCF
5 35 (23.33%) HTML
5 35 (23.33%) jQuery
6 32 (21.33%) Ajax
6 32 (21.33%) CSS
7 29 (19.33%) ASP.NET Web Forms
8 22 (14.67%) LINQ
8 22 (14.67%) LINQ to SQL
9 15 (10.00%) React
10 14 (9.33%) ASP.NET MVC
11 13 (8.67%) .NET Framework
11 13 (8.67%) Web Services
12 11 (7.33%) ASP.NET Web API
13 10 (6.67%) RESTful
14 9 (6.00%) AngularJS
15 8 (5.33%) HTML5
15 8 (5.33%) KnockoutJS
Miscellaneous
1 22 (14.67%) N-Tier
2 14 (9.33%) Data Centre
3 8 (5.33%) Analytical Skills
4 5 (3.33%) Data Conversion
4 5 (3.33%) Data Extraction
5 4 (2.67%) Clustering
5 4 (2.67%) Mainframe
5 4 (2.67%) Visualisation
6 3 (2.00%) PKI
6 3 (2.00%) Replication
7 2 (1.33%) Data Structures
7 2 (1.33%) Enterprise Cloud
7 2 (1.33%) User Experience
7 2 (1.33%) Virtual Team
8 1 (0.67%) Blog
8 1 (0.67%) Computer Science
8 1 (0.67%) Enterprise Software
8 1 (0.67%) Mathematics
8 1 (0.67%) Mobile App
8 1 (0.67%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 52 (34.67%) Windows
2 22 (14.67%) Windows Server 2008
3 21 (14.00%) Windows Server
4 19 (12.67%) Windows Server 2012
5 15 (10.00%) Windows Server 2003
6 13 (8.67%) Android
7 5 (3.33%) MVS
8 3 (2.00%) Linux
8 3 (2.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 2 (1.33%) Windows 7
10 1 (0.67%) Debian
10 1 (0.67%) SUSE
10 1 (0.67%) Unix
10 1 (0.67%) Windows 10
10 1 (0.67%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 46 (30.67%) MVC
2 30 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
3 27 (18.00%) ETL
4 26 (17.33%) Business Intelligence
4 26 (17.33%) OOP
5 21 (14.00%) Migration
5 21 (14.00%) TDD
6 17 (11.33%) OWASP
6 17 (11.33%) Secure Coding
7 15 (10.00%) Analytics
8 11 (7.33%) Data Centre Operations
8 11 (7.33%) Infrastructure Monitoring
8 11 (7.33%) Mobile Device Management
8 11 (7.33%) Multi-Factor Authentication
8 11 (7.33%) Two-Factor Authentication
9 10 (6.67%) Kimball Methodology
10 9 (6.00%) Configuration Management
11 8 (5.33%) BDD
11 8 (5.33%) Continuous Integration
11 8 (5.33%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 92 (61.33%) SQL
2 70 (46.67%) C#
3 45 (30.00%) JavaScript
4 39 (26.00%) T-SQL
5 28 (18.67%) VB.NET
6 25 (16.67%) VB
7 16 (10.67%) PowerShell
8 11 (7.33%) VBA
9 8 (5.33%) Java
9 8 (5.33%) TypeScript
10 6 (4.00%) C
10 6 (4.00%) PHP
11 5 (3.33%) Bash Shell
12 4 (2.67%) C++
12 4 (2.67%) MATLAB
12 4 (2.67%) R
13 3 (2.00%) VBScript
14 2 (1.33%) Python
15 1 (0.67%) JCL
15 1 (0.67%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 11 (7.33%) SC Cleared
1 11 (7.33%) Security Cleared
2 3 (2.00%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (1.33%) ISTQB
3 2 (1.33%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
3 2 (1.33%) MCITP
3 2 (1.33%) MCP
3 2 (1.33%) MCSA
3 2 (1.33%) MCSE
4 1 (0.67%) DBS Check
4 1 (0.67%) Degree
4 1 (0.67%) DV Cleared
4 1 (0.67%) MCSD
4 1 (0.67%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (4.00%) Data Quality
2 4 (2.67%) QA
3 1 (0.67%) Disclosure Scotland
3 1 (0.67%) SLA
System Software
1 17 (11.33%) VMware Infrastructure
2 16 (10.67%) Active Directory
3 2 (1.33%) Oracle RAC
3 2 (1.33%) UAG
3 2 (1.33%) Xen
4 1 (0.67%) Time Sharing Option
4 1 (0.67%) Virtual Machines
4 1 (0.67%) Virtual Servers
4 1 (0.67%) VMware ESX
4 1 (0.67%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 11 (7.33%) AirWatch
1 11 (7.33%) NetBackup
1 11 (7.33%) Norton AntiVirus
1 11 (7.33%) WSUS
2 3 (2.00%) SCCM
3 2 (1.33%) Microsoft Clustering
3 2 (1.33%) Puppet
Vendors
1 56 (37.33%) Microsoft
2 19 (12.67%) VMware
3 15 (10.00%) Symantec
4 14 (9.33%) Dell
4 14 (9.33%) Oracle
5 12 (8.00%) Cisco
5 12 (8.00%) HP
6 11 (7.33%) MobileIron
6 11 (7.33%) SAP
7 9 (6.00%) Remedy
8 8 (5.33%) BMC
8 8 (5.33%) DevExpress
9 4 (2.67%) Cognos
9 4 (2.67%) Salesforce.com
10 3 (2.00%) Hyperion
10 3 (2.00%) Red Hat
11 2 (1.33%) Apple
11 2 (1.33%) IBM
11 2 (1.33%) Informatica
11 2 (1.33%) NetApp
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