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 20 February 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
20 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft SQL Server 2008
England / South East
Rank 174 155 127
Rank change year-on-year
-19 -28
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 2008 69 104 137
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.91% 1.21% 1.42%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 4.78% 5.87% 8.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 60 78 81
Median daily rate £400 £350 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £259 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £436 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 6 6
Median hourly rate - £60.62 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +142.46%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £39.50 £42.50 £25.50
% change year-on-year
-7.05% +66.66%

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
1443 1771 1710
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 18.94% 20.64% 17.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 917 1155 984
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 £290 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £538 £550 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £368
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +2.04%
Number of hourly rates quoted 34 56 34
Median hourly rate £17.00 £37.78 £34.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-54.99% +11.10%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.50 £9.50 £18.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.00 £60.62 £55.65
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.75 £32.50 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+16.15% -

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 20 February 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 20 February 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
Hampshire +3 17 £425 +21.42% 7
Oxfordshire -1 17 £400 +23.07% 3
Berkshire +11 9 £425 +21.42% 5
Buckinghamshire +8 9 £275 -35.29% 2
West Sussex -7 7 £413 +22.22% 5
East Sussex +8 6 £403 +111.84%
Surrey -8 4 £425 - 6
SQL Server 2008
England

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

For the 6 months to 20 February 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.

1 128 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 85 (66.41%) SQL
3 67 (52.34%) .NET
4 62 (48.44%) C#
5 51 (39.84%) Microsoft
6 44 (34.38%) ASP.NET
7 43 (33.59%) SQL Server 2012
8 40 (31.25%) Windows
8 40 (31.25%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 39 (30.47%) MVC
10 38 (29.69%) JavaScript
11 37 (28.91%) HTML
12 35 (27.34%) XML
13 31 (24.22%) T-SQL
14 30 (23.44%) CSS
15 29 (22.66%) Agile Software Development
15 29 (22.66%) Ajax
15 29 (22.66%) WCF
15 29 (22.66%) jQuery
16 28 (21.88%) IIS
16 28 (21.88%) Team Foundation Server
17 27 (21.09%) VB.NET
18 24 (18.75%) ASP.NET Web Forms
19 23 (17.97%) OOP
19 23 (17.97%) Finance
20 22 (17.19%) Business Intelligence
21 21 (16.41%) Windows Server 2008
22 20 (15.63%) SQL Server 2014
22 20 (15.63%) SQL Server 2005
23 19 (14.84%) OWASP

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 28 (21.88%) IIS
2 11 (8.59%) SharePoint
3 8 (6.25%) MS Exchange
3 8 (6.25%) SharePoint 2013
4 7 (5.47%) Exchange Server 2010
4 7 (5.47%) Exchange Server 2013
5 6 (4.69%) Exchange Server 2007
6 5 (3.91%) BizTalk Server
6 5 (3.91%) SAS
6 5 (3.91%) Skype for Business
7 3 (2.34%) Apache
7 3 (2.34%) Elasticsearch
8 2 (1.56%) EPiServer
9 1 (0.78%) CICS
9 1 (0.78%) CMS
9 1 (0.78%) Commerce Server
9 1 (0.78%) Commerce Server 2007
9 1 (0.78%) MS Project Server
9 1 (0.78%) Tomcat
Applications
1 8 (6.25%) MS Office
2 3 (2.34%) MS Excel
3 1 (0.78%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 5 (3.91%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 4 (3.13%) HFM
3 3 (2.34%) Oracle EBS
4 1 (0.78%) Cognos Business Intelligence
4 1 (0.78%) Markit EDM
4 1 (0.78%) Oracle Receivables
4 1 (0.78%) Postilion
Cloud Services
1 15 (11.72%) Boomi
2 11 (8.59%) Microsoft Azure
3 7 (5.47%) IaaS
4 5 (3.91%) PaaS
5 4 (3.13%) Amazon AWS
6 2 (1.56%) AWS CloudFormation
6 2 (1.56%) Office 365
7 1 (0.78%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 12 (9.38%) FTP
2 8 (6.25%) DNS
3 7 (5.47%) DHCP
4 5 (3.91%) Cisco IOS
4 5 (3.91%) Extranet
4 5 (3.91%) Internet
4 5 (3.91%) Intranet
4 5 (3.91%) LAN
4 5 (3.91%) Skype
4 5 (3.91%) SMTP
4 5 (3.91%) WAN
5 4 (3.13%) SSL
6 3 (2.34%) HTTP
6 3 (2.34%) HTTPS
6 3 (2.34%) SSH
6 3 (2.34%) TCP/IP
6 3 (2.34%) Telnet
7 2 (1.56%) Remote Desktop
8 1 (0.78%) Firewall
8 1 (0.78%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 128 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 43 (33.59%) SQL Server 2012
3 40 (31.25%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 20 (15.63%) SQL Server 2005
4 20 (15.63%) SQL Server 2014
5 16 (12.50%) Data Warehouse
6 14 (10.94%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 10 (7.81%) NoSQL
8 9 (7.03%) MS Access
8 9 (7.03%) Oracle Database
9 8 (6.25%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 6 (4.69%) MySQL
10 6 (4.69%) Oracle Database 11g
10 6 (4.69%) SQL Server 2016
11 5 (3.91%) Big Data
11 5 (3.91%) Hadoop
11 5 (3.91%) MongoDB
11 5 (3.91%) SQL Server 2000
12 4 (3.13%) Essbase
12 4 (3.13%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 28 (21.88%) Team Foundation Server
2 8 (6.25%) Git (software)
3 7 (5.47%) Visual Studio
4 5 (3.91%) Moq
4 5 (3.91%) MSTest
4 5 (3.91%) Selenium
4 5 (3.91%) Visual Studio Team System
4 5 (3.91%) webpack
5 4 (3.13%) NuGet
5 4 (3.13%) SpecFlow
6 2 (1.56%) Jenkins
7 1 (0.78%) Rhino Mocks
7 1 (0.78%) TeamCity
General
1 23 (17.97%) Finance
2 10 (7.81%) Marketing
3 6 (4.69%) Electronics
3 6 (4.69%) Telecoms
4 5 (3.91%) Front Office
4 5 (3.91%) Manufacturing
5 4 (3.13%) Publishing
6 3 (2.34%) Local Government
7 2 (1.56%) Advertising
7 2 (1.56%) Banking
8 1 (0.78%) Games
8 1 (0.78%) Legal
8 1 (0.78%) Retail
Job Titles
1 87 (67.97%) Developer
2 37 (28.91%) .NET Developer
3 23 (17.97%) SQL Developer
4 15 (11.72%) C# Developer
5 13 (10.16%) DBA
6 12 (9.38%) ETL Developer
7 11 (8.59%) SQL DBA
8 9 (7.03%) Access Developer
8 9 (7.03%) C# .NET Developer
9 8 (6.25%) ASP.NET Developer
9 8 (6.25%) Microsoft Developer
9 8 (6.25%) SQL Server Developer
10 7 (5.47%) C# ASP.NET Developer
10 7 (5.47%) Consultant
11 6 (4.69%) Business Intelligence Developer
12 5 (3.91%) Administrator
12 5 (3.91%) Database Developer
12 5 (3.91%) Systems Analyst
12 5 (3.91%) VB.NET Developer
12 5 (3.91%) VB.NET/ASP.NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 67 (52.34%) .NET
2 44 (34.38%) ASP.NET
3 37 (28.91%) HTML
4 35 (27.34%) XML
5 30 (23.44%) CSS
6 29 (22.66%) Ajax
6 29 (22.66%) jQuery
6 29 (22.66%) WCF
7 24 (18.75%) ASP.NET Web Forms
8 18 (14.06%) LINQ
8 18 (14.06%) LINQ to SQL
9 12 (9.38%) RESTful
10 10 (7.81%) ASP.NET MVC
10 10 (7.81%) Web Services
11 9 (7.03%) HTML5
12 8 (6.25%) .NET Framework
12 8 (6.25%) React
13 7 (5.47%) ASP.NET Web API
14 5 (3.91%) AngularJS
14 5 (3.91%) OAuth2
Miscellaneous
1 18 (14.06%) N-Tier
2 10 (7.81%) Analytical Skills
3 8 (6.25%) Data Centre
4 7 (5.47%) Clustering
5 5 (3.91%) Mainframe
5 5 (3.91%) Replication
6 4 (3.13%) PKI
7 2 (1.56%) Enterprise Cloud
7 2 (1.56%) HACMP
7 2 (1.56%) User Experience
7 2 (1.56%) Virtual Team
8 1 (0.78%) Enterprise Software
8 1 (0.78%) EPoS
8 1 (0.78%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 1 (0.78%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 40 (31.25%) Windows
2 21 (16.41%) Windows Server 2008
3 17 (13.28%) Windows Server
4 16 (12.50%) Windows Server 2012
5 12 (9.38%) Windows Server 2003
6 8 (6.25%) Linux
7 7 (5.47%) Unix
8 6 (4.69%) Android
8 6 (4.69%) MVS
9 5 (3.91%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 2 (1.56%) AIX
11 1 (0.78%) Debian
11 1 (0.78%) SUSE
11 1 (0.78%) Windows 7
11 1 (0.78%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 39 (30.47%) MVC
2 29 (22.66%) Agile Software Development
3 23 (17.97%) OOP
4 22 (17.19%) Business Intelligence
5 19 (14.84%) OWASP
6 16 (12.50%) ETL
7 15 (11.72%) Analytics
8 14 (10.94%) Migration
8 14 (10.94%) Secure Coding
9 13 (10.16%) TDD
10 8 (6.25%) Kimball Methodology
11 7 (5.47%) ITIL
12 6 (4.69%) DevOps
12 6 (4.69%) OO
12 6 (4.69%) Release Management
13 5 (3.91%) Change Data Capture
13 5 (3.91%) Data Centre Operations
13 5 (3.91%) Mobile Device Management
13 5 (3.91%) Performance Tuning
13 5 (3.91%) Translating Business Requirements
Programming Languages
1 85 (66.41%) SQL
2 62 (48.44%) C#
3 38 (29.69%) JavaScript
4 31 (24.22%) T-SQL
5 27 (21.09%) VB.NET
6 16 (12.50%) VB
7 11 (8.59%) Java
7 11 (8.59%) VBA
8 8 (6.25%) PowerShell
9 6 (4.69%) C
10 5 (3.91%) Bash Shell
10 5 (3.91%) C++
10 5 (3.91%) ES6
10 5 (3.91%) MATLAB
10 5 (3.91%) R
10 5 (3.91%) TypeScript
11 4 (3.13%) F#
11 4 (3.13%) PHP
12 3 (2.34%) PL/SQL
13 2 (1.56%) Python
Qualifications
1 12 (9.38%) SC Cleared
1 12 (9.38%) Security Cleared
2 3 (2.34%) MCSE
2 3 (2.34%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (1.56%) MCITP
3 2 (1.56%) MCP
3 2 (1.56%) MCSA
4 1 (0.78%) ISTQB
4 1 (0.78%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
4 1 (0.78%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (2.34%) QA
2 1 (0.78%) Data Quality
2 1 (0.78%) Disclosure Scotland
2 1 (0.78%) SLA
System Software
1 13 (10.16%) VMware Infrastructure
2 11 (8.59%) Active Directory
3 7 (5.47%) vSphere
4 4 (3.13%) Veritas Cluster Server
5 2 (1.56%) Oracle RAC
5 2 (1.56%) UAG
5 2 (1.56%) Xen
6 1 (0.78%) Time Sharing Option
6 1 (0.78%) Virtual Machines
6 1 (0.78%) Virtual Servers
6 1 (0.78%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 5 (3.91%) AirWatch
1 5 (3.91%) NetBackup
1 5 (3.91%) Norton AntiVirus
1 5 (3.91%) WSUS
2 4 (3.13%) SCCM
3 2 (1.56%) Data Guard
3 2 (1.56%) Enterprise Manager Cloud Control
3 2 (1.56%) Microsoft Clustering
3 2 (1.56%) Oracle RMAN
3 2 (1.56%) Puppet
4 1 (0.78%) SCOM
Vendors
1 51 (39.84%) Microsoft
2 18 (14.06%) VMware
3 16 (12.50%) Dell
4 14 (10.94%) Oracle
5 9 (7.03%) Symantec
6 7 (5.47%) HP
6 7 (5.47%) Red Hat
6 7 (5.47%) SAP
7 6 (4.69%) Cisco
8 5 (3.91%) MobileIron
8 5 (3.91%) Salesforce.com
9 4 (3.13%) Hyperion
10 3 (2.34%) IBM
10 3 (2.34%) NetApp
11 2 (1.56%) Altiris
11 2 (1.56%) Citrix
11 2 (1.56%) Cognos
11 2 (1.56%) Informatica
11 2 (1.56%) Intel Security
12 1 (0.78%) Remedy
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