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 August 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 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft SQL Server 2008
Rank 136 118 78
Rank change year-on-year
-18 -40
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 2008 131 173 208
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 1.49% 1.77% 2.27%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 6.96% 8.00% 11.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 90 104 133
Median daily rate £398 £350 £330
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.57% +6.06%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £273 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £425 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 3 1
Median hourly rate £45.00 £19.00 £28.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+136.84% -33.91%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £29.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+46.55% +45.00%
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
1882 2162 1784
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 21.38% 22.11% 19.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 1157 1320 1030
Median daily rate £400 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 57 38 34
Median hourly rate £40.00 £25.00 £22.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+60.00% +13.63%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.50 £17.30 £10.23
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £51.50 £42.50 £50.20
UK excluding London median hourly rate £29.76 £33.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-9.81% +32.00%

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 August 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 August 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 -2 37 £350 -5.40% 9
Surrey +1 27 £425 +25.92%
Berkshire +12 25 £434 +19.65% 7
Oxfordshire -12 10 £375 - 1
Kent +9 9 £453 +34.07% 4
West Sussex -1 8 £365 +8.55%
Buckinghamshire +1 7 £360 +2.85% 5
East Sussex +5 5 £450 +36.36%
SQL Server 2008
England

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

For the 6 months to 24 August 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.

1 227 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 135 (59.47%) SQL
3 96 (42.29%) Microsoft
4 87 (38.33%) T-SQL
5 81 (35.68%) SQL Server 2012
6 78 (34.36%) Windows
7 67 (29.52%) .NET
8 63 (27.75%) C#
9 62 (27.31%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 56 (24.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 50 (22.03%) JavaScript
11 50 (22.03%) ETL
12 49 (21.59%) ASP.NET
12 49 (21.59%) VMware
13 47 (20.70%) SQL Server 2005
14 46 (20.26%) Finance
15 45 (19.82%) Data Warehouse
16 43 (18.94%) Active Directory
17 42 (18.50%) Security Cleared
18 41 (18.06%) Business Intelligence
18 41 (18.06%) SharePoint
18 41 (18.06%) MVC
18 41 (18.06%) SQL Server 2014
19 39 (17.18%) SQL Server Analysis Services
20 38 (16.74%) PowerShell
20 38 (16.74%) Windows Server 2008
21 35 (15.42%) VMware Infrastructure
22 34 (14.98%) DNS
23 33 (14.54%) Oracle
24 32 (14.10%) MS Excel

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 41 (18.06%) SharePoint
2 30 (13.22%) IIS
3 27 (11.89%) MS Exchange
4 22 (9.69%) Skype for Business
5 18 (7.93%) Exchange Server 2010
6 14 (6.17%) SharePoint 2013
7 12 (5.29%) Exchange Server 2013
8 9 (3.96%) Exchange Server 2007
9 8 (3.52%) WebLogic
10 5 (2.20%) Tomcat
11 4 (1.76%) CMS
11 4 (1.76%) Elasticsearch
12 3 (1.32%) Umbraco
12 3 (1.32%) WordPress
13 2 (0.88%) Exchange Server 2003
13 2 (0.88%) SharePoint 2010
13 2 (0.88%) SharePoint Server
13 2 (0.88%) WebSphere
14 1 (0.44%) Sitecore CMS
14 1 (0.44%) Tuxedo
Applications
1 32 (14.10%) MS Excel
2 10 (4.41%) MS Office
3 3 (1.32%) Adobe Illustrator
3 3 (1.32%) InDesign
3 3 (1.32%) Photoshop
4 2 (0.88%) InfoPath
4 2 (0.88%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 8 (3.52%) Remedy ITSM
2 6 (2.64%) SAP FI
3 5 (2.20%) Dynamics CRM
4 4 (1.76%) Cognos Business Intelligence
4 4 (1.76%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 3 (1.32%) Sage X3
5 3 (1.32%) SAP APO
6 1 (0.44%) SAP ERP
6 1 (0.44%) SAP MDM
6 1 (0.44%) SAP MM
6 1 (0.44%) SAP SD
Cloud Services
1 25 (11.01%) Microsoft Azure
2 10 (4.41%) Boomi
3 6 (2.64%) Office 365
4 3 (1.32%) Adobe Creative Cloud
5 1 (0.44%) Amazon AWS
5 1 (0.44%) GitHub
5 1 (0.44%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 34 (14.98%) DNS
2 22 (9.69%) SAN
3 18 (7.93%) DHCP
4 15 (6.61%) Firewall
4 15 (6.61%) LAN
4 15 (6.61%) WAN
5 12 (5.29%) FTP
6 11 (4.85%) Kerberos
7 10 (4.41%) Skype
8 8 (3.52%) SMTP
8 8 (3.52%) TCP/IP
9 7 (3.08%) Cisco IOS
10 5 (2.20%) IPv6
10 5 (2.20%) iSCSI
10 5 (2.20%) OpenLDAP
10 5 (2.20%) SSL
10 5 (2.20%) VPN
10 5 (2.20%) Wireless
11 4 (1.76%) SNMP
11 4 (1.76%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 227 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 81 (35.68%) SQL Server 2012
3 62 (27.31%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 56 (24.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 47 (20.70%) SQL Server 2005
6 45 (19.82%) Data Warehouse
7 41 (18.06%) SQL Server 2014
8 39 (17.18%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 24 (10.57%) Oracle Database
10 11 (4.85%) NoSQL
11 9 (3.96%) MongoDB
11 9 (3.96%) Oracle Database 12c
12 8 (3.52%) BusinessObjects
12 8 (3.52%) Relational Database
13 7 (3.08%) SAP Data Services
14 6 (2.64%) InterSystems Cache
14 6 (2.64%) RDBMS
14 6 (2.64%) SQL Server 2000
15 5 (2.20%) Microsoft Analysis Services
15 5 (2.20%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 21 (9.25%) Visual Studio
2 20 (8.81%) Selenium
2 20 (8.81%) Team Foundation Server
3 18 (7.93%) SpecFlow
4 14 (6.17%) MSI
5 12 (5.29%) NUnit
6 11 (4.85%) WiX
7 9 (3.96%) Balsamiq Mockups
8 8 (3.52%) Git (software)
9 7 (3.08%) LSMW
10 6 (2.64%) Jasmine
10 6 (2.64%) Talend Open Studio
11 5 (2.20%) Babel
11 5 (2.20%) webpack
12 4 (1.76%) Oracle APEX
13 3 (1.32%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
14 2 (0.88%) CruiseControl
14 2 (0.88%) Jenkins
14 2 (0.88%) JIRA
14 2 (0.88%) MSBuild
General
1 46 (20.26%) Finance
2 13 (5.73%) Marketing
3 11 (4.85%) Military
4 9 (3.96%) Electronics
5 8 (3.52%) Advertising
5 8 (3.52%) Banking
6 5 (2.20%) Front Office
7 4 (1.76%) Manufacturing
7 4 (1.76%) Telecoms
8 2 (0.88%) Back Office
8 2 (0.88%) Investment Banking
8 2 (0.88%) Local Government
9 1 (0.44%) Retail
Job Titles
1 114 (50.22%) Developer
2 51 (22.47%) .NET Developer
3 38 (16.74%) SQL Developer
4 37 (16.30%) DBA
5 32 (14.10%) SQL DBA
6 20 (8.81%) SSIS Developer
7 19 (8.37%) Consultant
7 19 (8.37%) ETL Developer
8 18 (7.93%) SQL Server DBA
9 13 (5.73%) Database Developer
9 13 (5.73%) SQL Server Developer
9 13 (5.73%) SSAS Developer
10 12 (5.29%) C# Developer
11 11 (4.85%) Administrator
11 11 (4.85%) SSRS Developer
12 10 (4.41%) Business Intelligence Developer
13 9 (3.96%) Analyst
13 9 (3.96%) C# .NET Developer
13 9 (3.96%) Infrastructure Engineer
13 9 (3.96%) Microsoft Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 67 (29.52%) .NET
2 49 (21.59%) ASP.NET
3 32 (14.10%) KnockoutJS
4 31 (13.66%) jQuery
5 29 (12.78%) .NET Framework
6 28 (12.33%) ASP.NET MVC
6 28 (12.33%) Web Services
7 27 (11.89%) Entity Framework
8 26 (11.45%) ASP.NET Web API
9 25 (11.01%) WCF
10 24 (10.57%) Ajax
10 24 (10.57%) React
11 20 (8.81%) Breeze.js
11 20 (8.81%) Durandal
11 20 (8.81%) XML
12 19 (8.37%) CSS
13 18 (7.93%) AngularJS
14 15 (6.61%) ASP.NET MVC 5
15 14 (6.17%) Express
15 14 (6.17%) Kendo UI
Miscellaneous
1 18 (7.93%) Clustering
2 14 (6.17%) Replication
3 13 (5.73%) Analytical Skills
4 11 (4.85%) Data Centre
5 9 (3.96%) Computer Science
5 9 (3.96%) Mathematics
5 9 (3.96%) N-Tier
6 7 (3.08%) Data Conversion
6 7 (3.08%) Data Structures
7 6 (2.64%) Data Extraction
8 5 (2.20%) Visualisation
9 4 (1.76%) NHS
9 4 (1.76%) Smart Meter
10 3 (1.32%) AS400
10 3 (1.32%) Client/Server
10 3 (1.32%) Driving Licence
10 3 (1.32%) Social Media
11 2 (0.88%) Blog
11 2 (0.88%) EMC VNX
11 2 (0.88%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 78 (34.36%) Windows
2 38 (16.74%) Windows Server 2008
3 31 (13.66%) Windows Server
4 28 (12.33%) Windows Server 2012
5 15 (6.61%) Windows Server 2003
6 14 (6.17%) Linux
7 10 (4.41%) Windows 7
8 9 (3.96%) Android
8 9 (3.96%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 4 (1.76%) Unix
10 3 (1.32%) CentOS
10 3 (1.32%) Windows Vista
11 2 (0.88%) Windows 10
11 2 (0.88%) Windows XP
12 1 (0.44%) Mac OS X
12 1 (0.44%) MVS
12 1 (0.44%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 50 (22.03%) ETL
2 41 (18.06%) Business Intelligence
2 41 (18.06%) MVC
3 26 (11.45%) Agile Software Development
4 23 (10.13%) ITIL
5 22 (9.69%) Kimball Methodology
5 22 (9.69%) Web Development
6 21 (9.25%) Continuous Integration
7 20 (8.81%) TDD
8 19 (8.37%) Migration
9 17 (7.49%) Data Modelling
9 17 (7.49%) Full Text Search
10 15 (6.61%) Configuration Management
11 13 (5.73%) OOP
11 13 (5.73%) Performance Tuning
12 12 (5.29%) Data Management
12 12 (5.29%) Service Design
13 10 (4.41%) CRM
13 10 (4.41%) OO
13 10 (4.41%) Process Improvement
Programming Languages
1 135 (59.47%) SQL
2 87 (38.33%) T-SQL
3 63 (27.75%) C#
4 50 (22.03%) JavaScript
5 38 (16.74%) PowerShell
6 28 (12.33%) VB
7 21 (9.25%) TypeScript
8 18 (7.93%) Java
9 16 (7.05%) VBScript
10 14 (6.17%) VB.NET
11 9 (3.96%) Perl
12 8 (3.52%) C
13 6 (2.64%) Bash Shell
14 5 (2.20%) PHP
15 3 (1.32%) Tcl
16 2 (0.88%) C++
17 1 (0.44%) MATLAB
17 1 (0.44%) Python
17 1 (0.44%) VB6
17 1 (0.44%) VBA
Qualifications
1 42 (18.50%) Security Cleared
2 30 (13.22%) SC Cleared
3 22 (9.69%) Degree
4 18 (7.93%) Microsoft Certification
5 12 (5.29%) DV Cleared
5 12 (5.29%) MCSE
6 7 (3.08%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 4 (1.76%) ITIL Certification
7 4 (1.76%) MCITP
8 3 (1.32%) ISTQB
8 3 (1.32%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
8 3 (1.32%) PRINCE2 Certification
9 2 (0.88%) DBS Check
9 2 (0.88%) MCSD
9 2 (0.88%) MCTS
10 1 (0.44%) ISEB
10 1 (0.44%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
10 1 (0.44%) OCP
10 1 (0.44%) Oracle Certification
10 1 (0.44%) VCP4
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (3.96%) Data Quality
2 2 (0.88%) QA
3 1 (0.44%) GxP
3 1 (0.44%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 43 (18.94%) Active Directory
2 35 (15.42%) VMware Infrastructure
3 13 (5.73%) vSphere
3 13 (5.73%) XenApp
4 9 (3.96%) VMware ESXi
5 6 (2.64%) Virtual Machines
6 5 (2.20%) Oracle RAC
7 4 (1.76%) Citrix Presentation Server
7 4 (1.76%) Hyper-V
8 1 (0.44%) UAG
8 1 (0.44%) Xen
Systems Management
1 13 (5.73%) Norton AntiVirus
2 11 (4.85%) NetBackup
3 9 (3.96%) SCOM
4 8 (3.52%) Microsoft Clustering
4 8 (3.52%) SCCM
5 7 (3.08%) AirWatch
5 7 (3.08%) WSUS
6 5 (2.20%) Data Guard
6 5 (2.20%) Oracle RMAN
6 5 (2.20%) Puppet
7 3 (1.32%) Netcool
7 3 (1.32%) OpenView Configuration Management
7 3 (1.32%) Tivoli
8 2 (0.88%) Backup Exec
8 2 (0.88%) HP SIM
8 2 (0.88%) McAfee ePO
8 2 (0.88%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
9 1 (0.44%) cPanel
9 1 (0.44%) Failover Clustering
9 1 (0.44%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 96 (42.29%) Microsoft
2 49 (21.59%) VMware
3 33 (14.54%) Oracle
4 20 (8.81%) HP
5 16 (7.05%) Citrix
6 15 (6.61%) Cisco
6 15 (6.61%) DevExpress
7 13 (5.73%) SAP
7 13 (5.73%) Symantec
8 12 (5.29%) Dell
8 12 (5.29%) Remedy
9 10 (4.41%) CommVault
9 10 (4.41%) EMC
9 10 (4.41%) Red Hat
9 10 (4.41%) Salesforce.com
10 9 (3.96%) NetApp
11 8 (3.52%) BMC
11 8 (3.52%) Cognos
11 8 (3.52%) IBM
11 8 (3.52%) Lumension
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