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 30 September 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
30 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft SQL Server 2008
Rank 165 126 79
Rank change year-on-year
-39 -47
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 2008 97 155 219
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 1.17% 1.57% 2.35%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 5.64% 7.09% 12.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 62 95 132
Median daily rate £388 £345 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.31% +6.15%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £280 £244
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £420 £469
UK excluding London median daily rate £345 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
-1.42% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 3 7
Median hourly rate £45.00 £19.00 £45.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+136.84% -57.77%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.85 £29.50 £19.91
% change year-on-year
+38.47% +48.16%
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
1720 2186 1711
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 20.66% 22.11% 18.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 1060 1303 961
Median daily rate £400 £375 £360
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +4.16%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £288 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £538 £511 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £378 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+0.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 38 44 37
Median hourly rate £40.00 £31.75 £28.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+25.98% +10.43%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.50 £15.30 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £45.00 £46.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.07 £33.55 £23.75
% change year-on-year
+7.51% +41.26%

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 30 September 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 30 September 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 +11 28 £350 +1.44% 5
Berkshire -4 24 £434 +12.08% 12
Surrey -2 17 £345 +2.22% 4
Buckinghamshire +9 9 £343 -2.14% 5
West Sussex +2 9 £375 +11.11% 3
East Sussex +5 7 £450 +45.16%
Oxfordshire -23 2 £363 +61.11% 1
SQL Server 2008
England

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

For the 6 months to 30 September 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.

1 193 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 117 (60.62%) SQL
3 75 (38.86%) T-SQL
4 74 (38.34%) SQL Server 2012
5 70 (36.27%) Windows
5 70 (36.27%) Microsoft
6 65 (33.68%) .NET
7 63 (32.64%) C#
8 55 (28.50%) JavaScript
9 52 (26.94%) ASP.NET
9 52 (26.94%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 49 (25.39%) ETL
11 47 (24.35%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 43 (22.28%) Data Warehouse
13 41 (21.24%) MVC
14 39 (20.21%) Finance
15 38 (19.69%) VMware
16 35 (18.13%) SharePoint
17 34 (17.62%) Business Intelligence
18 32 (16.58%) IIS
18 32 (16.58%) jQuery
19 31 (16.06%) Security Cleared
19 31 (16.06%) Windows Server 2008
19 31 (16.06%) DNS
20 30 (15.54%) Web Services
20 30 (15.54%) Agile Software Development
20 30 (15.54%) PowerShell
20 30 (15.54%) SQL Server Analysis Services
21 29 (15.03%) KnockoutJS
21 29 (15.03%) SQL Server 2014

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 (18.13%) SharePoint
2 32 (16.58%) IIS
3 23 (11.92%) MS Exchange
4 18 (9.33%) Skype for Business
5 16 (8.29%) Exchange Server 2010
6 14 (7.25%) SharePoint 2013
7 12 (6.22%) Exchange Server 2013
8 9 (4.66%) Exchange Server 2007
9 7 (3.63%) Elasticsearch
10 6 (3.11%) Tomcat
11 4 (2.07%) Apache
11 4 (2.07%) CMS
12 3 (1.55%) Umbraco
12 3 (1.55%) WordPress
13 2 (1.04%) Exchange Server 2003
13 2 (1.04%) SharePoint 2010
13 2 (1.04%) SharePoint Server
13 2 (1.04%) WebSphere
14 1 (0.52%) Sitecore CMS
14 1 (0.52%) Tuxedo
Applications
1 22 (11.40%) MS Excel
2 9 (4.66%) MS Office
3 3 (1.55%) Adobe Illustrator
3 3 (1.55%) InDesign
3 3 (1.55%) Photoshop
4 2 (1.04%) InfoPath
4 2 (1.04%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 8 (4.15%) Remedy ITSM
2 6 (3.11%) SAP FI
2 6 (3.11%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 5 (2.59%) Cognos Business Intelligence
3 5 (2.59%) Dynamics CRM
4 3 (1.55%) Sage X3
4 3 (1.55%) SAP APO
5 1 (0.52%) SAP ERP
5 1 (0.52%) SAP MDM
5 1 (0.52%) SAP MM
5 1 (0.52%) SAP SD
Cloud Services
1 14 (7.25%) Microsoft Azure
2 10 (5.18%) Boomi
3 5 (2.59%) Office 365
4 4 (2.07%) Amazon AWS
5 3 (1.55%) Adobe Creative Cloud
6 1 (0.52%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 31 (16.06%) DNS
2 16 (8.29%) SAN
3 15 (7.77%) FTP
4 14 (7.25%) DHCP
5 11 (5.70%) Firewall
5 11 (5.70%) Kerberos
5 11 (5.70%) LAN
5 11 (5.70%) WAN
6 10 (5.18%) Skype
6 10 (5.18%) TCP/IP
7 8 (4.15%) SSL
8 7 (3.63%) Cisco IOS
8 7 (3.63%) SMTP
9 5 (2.59%) IPv6
9 5 (2.59%) iSCSI
9 5 (2.59%) OpenLDAP
10 4 (2.07%) Internet
10 4 (2.07%) MPLS
10 4 (2.07%) SSH
10 4 (2.07%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 193 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 74 (38.34%) SQL Server 2012
3 52 (26.94%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 47 (24.35%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 43 (22.28%) Data Warehouse
6 30 (15.54%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 29 (15.03%) SQL Server 2014
8 26 (13.47%) SQL Server 2005
9 15 (7.77%) Oracle Database
10 8 (4.15%) Relational Database
11 7 (3.63%) NoSQL
11 7 (3.63%) SAP Data Services
12 6 (3.11%) InterSystems Cache
12 6 (3.11%) RDBMS
13 5 (2.59%) PostgreSQL
14 4 (2.07%) Big Data
14 4 (2.07%) Microsoft Analysis Services
14 4 (2.07%) OLAP
14 4 (2.07%) Oracle Database 12c
14 4 (2.07%) SQL Server 2000
Development Applications
1 21 (10.88%) Team Foundation Server
2 20 (10.36%) Selenium
3 18 (9.33%) SpecFlow
3 18 (9.33%) Visual Studio
4 12 (6.22%) NUnit
5 11 (5.70%) MSI
5 11 (5.70%) WiX
6 9 (4.66%) Balsamiq Mockups
7 7 (3.63%) Git (software)
7 7 (3.63%) LSMW
8 6 (3.11%) Jasmine
8 6 (3.11%) Talend Open Studio
9 5 (2.59%) Babel
9 5 (2.59%) webpack
10 4 (2.07%) Oracle APEX
11 2 (1.04%) JIRA
12 1 (0.52%) Cucumber
12 1 (0.52%) MSTest
12 1 (0.52%) Octopus Deploy
General
1 39 (20.21%) Finance
2 13 (6.74%) Marketing
3 11 (5.70%) Electronics
3 11 (5.70%) Military
4 7 (3.63%) Advertising
5 6 (3.11%) Banking
5 6 (3.11%) Manufacturing
5 6 (3.11%) Telecoms
6 5 (2.59%) Front Office
7 2 (1.04%) Back Office
7 2 (1.04%) Investment Banking
8 1 (0.52%) Local Government
8 1 (0.52%) Retail
Job Titles
1 107 (55.44%) Developer
2 47 (24.35%) .NET Developer
3 29 (15.03%) SQL Developer
4 21 (10.88%) ETL Developer
5 19 (9.84%) Consultant
5 19 (9.84%) SSIS Developer
6 17 (8.81%) DBA
6 17 (8.81%) SQL DBA
7 13 (6.74%) SQL Server Developer
8 12 (6.22%) SSAS Developer
9 11 (5.70%) Database Developer
9 11 (5.70%) SQL Server DBA
10 10 (5.18%) SSRS Developer
11 8 (4.15%) .NET Web Developer
11 8 (4.15%) Analyst
11 8 (4.15%) Business Intelligence Developer
11 8 (4.15%) Web Developer
12 7 (3.63%) Data Consultant
12 7 (3.63%) Microsoft Developer
12 7 (3.63%) SAP Data Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 65 (33.68%) .NET
2 52 (26.94%) ASP.NET
3 32 (16.58%) jQuery
4 30 (15.54%) Web Services
5 29 (15.03%) KnockoutJS
6 28 (14.51%) WCF
7 27 (13.99%) Ajax
7 27 (13.99%) React
8 26 (13.47%) .NET Framework
9 24 (12.44%) Entity Framework
10 23 (11.92%) ASP.NET MVC
10 23 (11.92%) ASP.NET Web API
10 23 (11.92%) XML
11 22 (11.40%) CSS
12 20 (10.36%) Breeze.js
12 20 (10.36%) Durandal
13 16 (8.29%) AngularJS
14 15 (7.77%) ASP.NET MVC 5
14 15 (7.77%) HTML
15 14 (7.25%) Kendo UI
Miscellaneous
1 14 (7.25%) N-Tier
2 12 (6.22%) Data Centre
2 12 (6.22%) Replication
3 11 (5.70%) Clustering
4 10 (5.18%) Analytical Skills
5 9 (4.66%) Computer Science
6 8 (4.15%) Mathematics
7 7 (3.63%) Data Conversion
7 7 (3.63%) Data Structures
8 6 (3.11%) Data Extraction
9 5 (2.59%) Visualisation
10 4 (2.07%) NHS
10 4 (2.07%) Smart Meter
11 3 (1.55%) AS400
11 3 (1.55%) Client/Server
11 3 (1.55%) Social Media
12 2 (1.04%) Blog
12 2 (1.04%) Driving Licence
12 2 (1.04%) EMC VNX
12 2 (1.04%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 70 (36.27%) Windows
2 31 (16.06%) Windows Server 2008
3 27 (13.99%) Windows Server
4 23 (11.92%) Windows Server 2012
5 15 (7.77%) Linux
6 11 (5.70%) Windows Server 2003
7 10 (5.18%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 9 (4.66%) Android
8 9 (4.66%) Windows 7
9 4 (2.07%) Unix
10 2 (1.04%) CentOS
10 2 (1.04%) Windows 10
10 2 (1.04%) Windows XP
11 1 (0.52%) Debian
11 1 (0.52%) SUSE
11 1 (0.52%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 49 (25.39%) ETL
2 41 (21.24%) MVC
3 34 (17.62%) Business Intelligence
4 30 (15.54%) Agile Software Development
5 23 (11.92%) TDD
6 22 (11.40%) Continuous Integration
6 22 (11.40%) Web Development
7 20 (10.36%) ITIL
8 19 (9.84%) Kimball Methodology
9 18 (9.33%) Migration
9 18 (9.33%) OOP
10 17 (8.81%) Data Modelling
10 17 (8.81%) Full Text Search
11 14 (7.25%) Configuration Management
12 13 (6.74%) Data Management
13 12 (6.22%) Service Design
14 11 (5.70%) Performance Tuning
15 10 (5.18%) BDD
15 10 (5.18%) CRM
15 10 (5.18%) Process Improvement
Programming Languages
1 117 (60.62%) SQL
2 75 (38.86%) T-SQL
3 63 (32.64%) C#
4 55 (28.50%) JavaScript
5 30 (15.54%) PowerShell
6 22 (11.40%) VB
7 20 (10.36%) TypeScript
8 16 (8.29%) Java
9 14 (7.25%) VB.NET
10 9 (4.66%) Bash Shell
10 9 (4.66%) PHP
11 7 (3.63%) VBScript
12 5 (2.59%) Perl
13 3 (1.55%) C
14 1 (0.52%) Python
14 1 (0.52%) VB6
14 1 (0.52%) VBA
Qualifications
1 31 (16.06%) Security Cleared
2 26 (13.47%) SC Cleared
3 21 (10.88%) Degree
4 13 (6.74%) Microsoft Certification
5 8 (4.15%) MCSE
6 5 (2.59%) DV Cleared
7 3 (1.55%) ISTQB
7 3 (1.55%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
7 3 (1.55%) ITIL Certification
7 3 (1.55%) MCITP
7 3 (1.55%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 2 (1.04%) DBS Check
8 2 (1.04%) MCSD
8 2 (1.04%) MCTS
8 2 (1.04%) PRINCE2 Certification
9 1 (0.52%) ISEB
9 1 (0.52%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (4.66%) Data Quality
2 2 (1.04%) QA
3 1 (0.52%) Disclosure Scotland
3 1 (0.52%) GxP
3 1 (0.52%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 26 (13.47%) Active Directory
2 25 (12.95%) VMware Infrastructure
3 12 (6.22%) vSphere
4 9 (4.66%) XenApp
5 6 (3.11%) VMware ESXi
6 5 (2.59%) Oracle RAC
7 4 (2.07%) Hyper-V
8 3 (1.55%) Xen
9 2 (1.04%) Citrix Presentation Server
9 2 (1.04%) Virtual Machines
10 1 (0.52%) UAG
10 1 (0.52%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 13 (6.74%) Norton AntiVirus
2 11 (5.70%) NetBackup
3 7 (3.63%) AirWatch
3 7 (3.63%) SCCM
3 7 (3.63%) SCOM
3 7 (3.63%) WSUS
4 5 (2.59%) Puppet
5 3 (1.55%) Microsoft Clustering
6 2 (1.04%) Backup Exec
6 2 (1.04%) HP SIM
6 2 (1.04%) McAfee ePO
6 2 (1.04%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
7 1 (0.52%) Failover Clustering
7 1 (0.52%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 70 (36.27%) Microsoft
2 38 (19.69%) VMware
3 21 (10.88%) Oracle
4 16 (8.29%) SAP
5 15 (7.77%) DevExpress
5 15 (7.77%) HP
6 13 (6.74%) Remedy
6 13 (6.74%) Symantec
7 12 (6.22%) Dell
8 11 (5.70%) Citrix
8 11 (5.70%) Red Hat
9 10 (5.18%) Cisco
9 10 (5.18%) Salesforce.com
10 9 (4.66%) Cognos
11 8 (4.15%) BMC
11 8 (4.15%) Informatica
12 7 (3.63%) EMC
12 7 (3.63%) MobileIron
13 6 (3.11%) NetApp
13 6 (3.11%) Talend
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Hampshire
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