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 4 December 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
4 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft SQL Server 2008
Rank 192 161 95
Rank change year-on-year
-31 -66
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 2008 54 108 196
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.71% 1.13% 1.97%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 3.76% 5.20% 11.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 36 68 105
Median daily rate £400 £387 £340
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.42% +13.82%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £271 £277
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 5
Median hourly rate - £26.50 £46.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -43.31%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.50 £22.50 £31.10
% change year-on-year
+80.00% -27.64%
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
1435 2075 1777
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 18.79% 21.80% 17.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 819 1229 1060
Median daily rate £425 £400 £368
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +8.84%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £285 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £548 £525 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £363
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +6.89%
Number of hourly rates quoted 32 60 33
Median hourly rate £21.29 £25.44 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-16.31% -32.16%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.50 £9.50 £14.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £45.00 £90.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £38.00 £25.44 £31.00
% change year-on-year
+49.37% -17.93%

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 4 December 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 4 December 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 +29 24 £375 - 4
Buckinghamshire +9 7 £325 -7.14% 4
Berkshire -5 7 £450 +16.19% 7
Surrey 0 5 £450 +7.14% 7
Oxfordshire -6 4 £500 +122.22% 3
West Sussex +13 3 £375 +7.14% 4
East Sussex 0 3 £325 +30.00% 1
Kent -4 1 £450 -
SQL Server 2008
England

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

For the 6 months to 4 December 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.

1 172 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 113 (65.70%) SQL
3 77 (44.77%) .NET
4 71 (41.28%) SQL Server 2012
5 69 (40.12%) C#
6 64 (37.21%) Windows
6 64 (37.21%) Microsoft
7 56 (32.56%) ASP.NET
8 55 (31.98%) JavaScript
9 53 (30.81%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 52 (30.23%) T-SQL
11 47 (27.33%) MVC
12 42 (24.42%) SQL Server Reporting Services
13 39 (22.67%) WCF
14 36 (20.93%) jQuery
14 36 (20.93%) IIS
15 34 (19.77%) ETL
15 34 (19.77%) Business Intelligence
16 33 (19.19%) XML
17 31 (18.02%) CSS
17 31 (18.02%) Ajax
18 30 (17.44%) Finance
18 30 (17.44%) VMware
19 29 (16.86%) Team Foundation Server
20 27 (15.70%) PowerShell
20 27 (15.70%) VB.NET
20 27 (15.70%) HTML
20 27 (15.70%) Data Warehouse
20 27 (15.70%) DNS
21 25 (14.53%) Windows Server 2008

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 36 (20.93%) IIS
2 21 (12.21%) SharePoint
3 19 (11.05%) MS Exchange
4 15 (8.72%) Skype for Business
5 14 (8.14%) Exchange Server 2010
5 14 (8.14%) Exchange Server 2013
6 10 (5.81%) Exchange Server 2007
7 9 (5.23%) SharePoint 2013
8 7 (4.07%) Elasticsearch
9 5 (2.91%) Tomcat
10 4 (2.33%) Apache
10 4 (2.33%) BizTalk Server
11 3 (1.74%) CMS
11 3 (1.74%) Umbraco
11 3 (1.74%) WordPress
12 1 (0.58%) Commerce Server
12 1 (0.58%) Commerce Server 2007
12 1 (0.58%) Exchange Server 2003
12 1 (0.58%) MS Project Server
12 1 (0.58%) WebSphere
Applications
1 21 (12.21%) MS Excel
2 11 (6.40%) MS Office
3 3 (1.74%) Adobe Illustrator
3 3 (1.74%) InDesign
3 3 (1.74%) Photoshop
4 2 (1.16%) InfoPath
5 1 (0.58%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 8 (4.65%) Remedy ITSM
2 6 (3.49%) SAP FI
3 5 (2.91%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 3 (1.74%) Cognos Business Intelligence
4 3 (1.74%) Sage X3
4 3 (1.74%) SAP APO
5 2 (1.16%) Dynamics CRM
6 1 (0.58%) Oracle Receivables
6 1 (0.58%) SAP ERP
6 1 (0.58%) SAP MDM
6 1 (0.58%) SAP MM
6 1 (0.58%) SAP SD
Cloud Services
1 17 (9.88%) Microsoft Azure
2 10 (5.81%) Boomi
3 5 (2.91%) Amazon AWS
4 3 (1.74%) Adobe Creative Cloud
4 3 (1.74%) Office 365
5 1 (0.58%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 27 (15.70%) DNS
2 14 (8.14%) DHCP
3 12 (6.98%) Skype
4 11 (6.40%) LAN
4 11 (6.40%) WAN
5 10 (5.81%) SAN
5 10 (5.81%) TCP/IP
6 9 (5.23%) Cisco IOS
6 9 (5.23%) Kerberos
6 9 (5.23%) SMTP
6 9 (5.23%) SSL
7 8 (4.65%) FTP
8 7 (4.07%) Firewall
9 5 (2.91%) iSCSI
10 4 (2.33%) Fibre Channel
10 4 (2.33%) HTTP
10 4 (2.33%) OpenLDAP
10 4 (2.33%) SNMP
10 4 (2.33%) SSH
10 4 (2.33%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 172 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 71 (41.28%) SQL Server 2012
3 53 (30.81%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 42 (24.42%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 27 (15.70%) Data Warehouse
6 25 (14.53%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 23 (13.37%) SQL Server 2014
8 18 (10.47%) SQL Server 2005
9 14 (8.14%) Oracle Database
10 8 (4.65%) Relational Database
11 7 (4.07%) MS Access
11 7 (4.07%) NoSQL
11 7 (4.07%) SAP Data Services
12 5 (2.91%) Big Data
12 5 (2.91%) MySQL
12 5 (2.91%) RDBMS
13 4 (2.33%) Microsoft Analysis Services
13 4 (2.33%) OLAP
13 4 (2.33%) Oracle Database 12c
13 4 (2.33%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 29 (16.86%) Team Foundation Server
2 17 (9.88%) Visual Studio
3 14 (8.14%) Selenium
4 12 (6.98%) SpecFlow
5 10 (5.81%) NUnit
6 9 (5.23%) MSI
6 9 (5.23%) WiX
7 7 (4.07%) LSMW
8 4 (2.33%) Balsamiq Mockups
9 3 (1.74%) Babel
9 3 (1.74%) Git (software)
9 3 (1.74%) Oracle APEX
9 3 (1.74%) webpack
10 2 (1.16%) Jasmine
10 2 (1.16%) JIRA
10 2 (1.16%) Talend Open Studio
11 1 (0.58%) Rhino Mocks
General
1 30 (17.44%) Finance
2 12 (6.98%) Marketing
3 10 (5.81%) Electronics
4 7 (4.07%) Banking
5 6 (3.49%) Telecoms
6 5 (2.91%) Manufacturing
7 4 (2.33%) Military
8 3 (1.74%) Advertising
8 3 (1.74%) Front Office
9 2 (1.16%) Back Office
9 2 (1.16%) Investment Banking
10 1 (0.58%) Games
10 1 (0.58%) Legal
10 1 (0.58%) Retail
Job Titles
1 97 (56.40%) Developer
2 49 (28.49%) .NET Developer
3 26 (15.12%) SQL Developer
4 17 (9.88%) Consultant
4 17 (9.88%) DBA
4 17 (9.88%) SQL DBA
5 13 (7.56%) ETL Developer
6 11 (6.40%) SSIS Developer
7 10 (5.81%) Microsoft Developer
7 10 (5.81%) SQL Server DBA
7 10 (5.81%) SQL Server Developer
8 9 (5.23%) SSRS Developer
9 8 (4.65%) Business Intelligence Developer
9 8 (4.65%) Full Stack Developer
9 8 (4.65%) SSAS Developer
10 7 (4.07%) Access Developer
10 7 (4.07%) Angular Developer
10 7 (4.07%) Data Consultant
10 7 (4.07%) SAP Consultant
10 7 (4.07%) SAP Data Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 77 (44.77%) .NET
2 56 (32.56%) ASP.NET
3 39 (22.67%) WCF
4 36 (20.93%) jQuery
5 33 (19.19%) XML
6 31 (18.02%) Ajax
6 31 (18.02%) CSS
7 27 (15.70%) HTML
8 23 (13.37%) ASP.NET Web Forms
9 22 (12.79%) React
10 21 (12.21%) LINQ
10 21 (12.21%) LINQ to SQL
10 21 (12.21%) Web Services
11 20 (11.63%) .NET Framework
12 19 (11.05%) KnockoutJS
13 17 (9.88%) ASP.NET Web API
14 16 (9.30%) ASP.NET MVC
14 16 (9.30%) Entity Framework
15 15 (8.72%) Breeze.js
15 15 (8.72%) Durandal
Miscellaneous
1 23 (13.37%) N-Tier
2 13 (7.56%) Clustering
3 12 (6.98%) Analytical Skills
3 12 (6.98%) Data Centre
3 12 (6.98%) Replication
4 7 (4.07%) Data Conversion
5 6 (3.49%) Data Extraction
5 6 (3.49%) Data Structures
6 5 (2.91%) Visualisation
7 4 (2.33%) Computer Science
7 4 (2.33%) Smart Meter
8 3 (1.74%) AS400
8 3 (1.74%) Mathematics
8 3 (1.74%) Social Media
9 2 (1.16%) Blog
9 2 (1.16%) Enterprise Software
9 2 (1.16%) Video Conferencing
10 1 (0.58%) Driving Licence
10 1 (0.58%) Management Information System
10 1 (0.58%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 64 (37.21%) Windows
2 25 (14.53%) Windows Server
2 25 (14.53%) Windows Server 2008
3 22 (12.79%) Windows Server 2012
4 13 (7.56%) Windows Server 2003
5 12 (6.98%) Linux
6 11 (6.40%) Android
7 9 (5.23%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 6 (3.49%) Windows 7
9 3 (1.74%) Windows XP
10 2 (1.16%) MVS
10 2 (1.16%) Unix
10 2 (1.16%) Windows 10
11 1 (0.58%) CentOS
11 1 (0.58%) Debian
11 1 (0.58%) SUSE
11 1 (0.58%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 47 (27.33%) MVC
2 34 (19.77%) Business Intelligence
2 34 (19.77%) ETL
3 24 (13.95%) Agile Software Development
3 24 (13.95%) OOP
4 22 (12.79%) Migration
5 19 (11.05%) TDD
6 16 (9.30%) OWASP
6 16 (9.30%) Secure Coding
7 14 (8.14%) Continuous Integration
8 13 (7.56%) Analytics
9 12 (6.98%) Full Text Search
9 12 (6.98%) ITIL
9 12 (6.98%) Web Development
10 10 (5.81%) Configuration Management
10 10 (5.81%) Performance Tuning
11 9 (5.23%) Data Centre Operations
11 9 (5.23%) Infrastructure Monitoring
11 9 (5.23%) Kimball Methodology
11 9 (5.23%) Mobile Device Management
Programming Languages
1 113 (65.70%) SQL
2 69 (40.12%) C#
3 55 (31.98%) JavaScript
4 52 (30.23%) T-SQL
5 27 (15.70%) PowerShell
5 27 (15.70%) VB.NET
6 23 (13.37%) VB
7 14 (8.14%) TypeScript
8 9 (5.23%) Java
8 9 (5.23%) VBA
9 8 (4.65%) Bash Shell
9 8 (4.65%) PHP
10 4 (2.33%) Perl
10 4 (2.33%) VBScript
11 2 (1.16%) C
12 1 (0.58%) C++
12 1 (0.58%) COBOL
12 1 (0.58%) JCL
12 1 (0.58%) PL/SQL
12 1 (0.58%) Python
Qualifications
1 21 (12.21%) Security Cleared
2 19 (11.05%) SC Cleared
3 5 (2.91%) Degree
4 3 (1.74%) ITIL Certification
4 3 (1.74%) Microsoft Certification
5 2 (1.16%) DBS Check
5 2 (1.16%) DV Cleared
5 2 (1.16%) ISTQB
5 2 (1.16%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
5 2 (1.16%) MCSD
6 1 (0.58%) MCSE
6 1 (0.58%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 1 (0.58%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (5.23%) Data Quality
2 4 (2.33%) QA
3 1 (0.58%) Disclosure Scotland
3 1 (0.58%) GxP
3 1 (0.58%) SLA
System Software
1 21 (12.21%) Active Directory
2 19 (11.05%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (3.49%) vSphere
4 5 (2.91%) Oracle RAC
5 4 (2.33%) XenApp
6 3 (1.74%) Hyper-V
6 3 (1.74%) Virtual Machines
6 3 (1.74%) Xen
7 1 (0.58%) Time Sharing Option
7 1 (0.58%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 13 (7.56%) NetBackup
1 13 (7.56%) Norton AntiVirus
2 9 (5.23%) AirWatch
2 9 (5.23%) WSUS
3 4 (2.33%) Microsoft Clustering
3 4 (2.33%) Puppet
3 4 (2.33%) SCOM
4 3 (1.74%) SCCM
5 1 (0.58%) Failover Clustering
5 1 (0.58%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 64 (37.21%) Microsoft
2 30 (17.44%) VMware
3 17 (9.88%) Oracle
3 17 (9.88%) Symantec
4 15 (8.72%) SAP
5 13 (7.56%) DevExpress
5 13 (7.56%) HP
6 12 (6.98%) Cisco
7 11 (6.40%) Dell
8 10 (5.81%) Remedy
9 9 (5.23%) MobileIron
9 9 (5.23%) Red Hat
10 8 (4.65%) BMC
11 7 (4.07%) Citrix
11 7 (4.07%) Cognos
12 4 (2.33%) EMC
12 4 (2.33%) Informatica
12 4 (2.33%) Sophos
13 3 (1.74%) Sage
13 3 (1.74%) Salesforce.com
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