The table below looks at the statistics for SQL Server 2008 skills in IT contracts advertised for the Southampton region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SQL Server 2008 over the 3 months to 26 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
26 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft SQL Server 2008
Rank 26 39 39
Rank change year-on-year
+13 0
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 2008 3 4 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Southampton 1.35% 1.21% 2.51%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 8.57% 4.76% 15.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 0 8
Median daily rate £325 - £349
UK excluding London median daily rate £343 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
-2.14% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £28.00 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £29.50 £19.71
% change year-on-year
+44.06% +49.70%
SQL Server 2008
Hampshire

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 Southampton region.

Database & Business Intelligence Category
Southampton
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Database & Business Intelligence category
35 84 57
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Southampton 15.70% 25.38% 15.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 27 59 36
Median daily rate £419 £375 £349
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.66% +7.60%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £325 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £540 £400
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Median hourly rate - £18.83 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.07 £33.55 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+7.51% +49.11%

SQL Server 2008
Jobs Demand Trend in Southampton

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Southampton 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 Southampton

SQL Server 2008
Daily Rate Trend in Southampton

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing SQL Server 2008 across the Southampton region.

SQL Server 2008 Daily Rate Trend in Southampton

SQL Server 2008
Hourly Rate Trend in Southampton

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing SQL Server 2008 across the Southampton region.

SQL Server 2008 Hourly Rate Trend in Southampton

SQL Server 2008
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Southampton

For the 6 months to 26 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 Southampton region with a requirement for SQL Server 2008.

1 4 (100.00%) SQL
1 4 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 4 (100.00%) Windows
2 3 (75.00%) .NET
2 3 (75.00%) ASP.NET
2 3 (75.00%) WCF
3 2 (50.00%) LINQ
3 2 (50.00%) OOP
3 2 (50.00%) N-Tier
3 2 (50.00%) LINQ to SQL
3 2 (50.00%) Team Foundation Server
3 2 (50.00%) ASP.NET Web Forms
3 2 (50.00%) VB.NET
4 1 (25.00%) ASP.NET Web API
4 1 (25.00%) React
4 1 (25.00%) ASP.NET MVC 5
4 1 (25.00%) Full Text Search
4 1 (25.00%) DevExpress
4 1 (25.00%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (25.00%) ASP.NET MVC
4 1 (25.00%) Entity Framework
4 1 (25.00%) WiX
4 1 (25.00%) KnockoutJS
4 1 (25.00%) SpecFlow
4 1 (25.00%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (25.00%) Kendo UI
4 1 (25.00%) Express
4 1 (25.00%) Oracle Database
4 1 (25.00%) Breeze.js
4 1 (25.00%) Durandal

SQL Server 2008
Top Related IT Skills in Southampton 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 1 (25.00%) IIS
Business Applications
1 1 (25.00%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 1 (25.00%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (25.00%) DNS
1 1 (25.00%) Kerberos
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (25.00%) Oracle Database
2 1 (25.00%) SQL Server 2005
2 1 (25.00%) SQL Server 2012
2 1 (25.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 2 (50.00%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (25.00%) MSI
2 1 (25.00%) NUnit
2 1 (25.00%) Selenium
2 1 (25.00%) SpecFlow
2 1 (25.00%) Visual Studio
2 1 (25.00%) WiX
Job Titles
1 3 (75.00%) .NET Developer
1 3 (75.00%) Developer
2 1 (25.00%) Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (75.00%) .NET
1 3 (75.00%) ASP.NET
1 3 (75.00%) WCF
2 2 (50.00%) ASP.NET Web Forms
2 2 (50.00%) LINQ
2 2 (50.00%) LINQ to SQL
3 1 (25.00%) .NET Framework
3 1 (25.00%) Ajax
3 1 (25.00%) ASP.NET MVC
3 1 (25.00%) ASP.NET MVC 5
3 1 (25.00%) ASP.NET Web API
3 1 (25.00%) Breeze.js
3 1 (25.00%) Durandal
3 1 (25.00%) Entity Framework
3 1 (25.00%) Express
3 1 (25.00%) jQuery
3 1 (25.00%) Kendo UI
3 1 (25.00%) KnockoutJS
3 1 (25.00%) React
3 1 (25.00%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 2 (50.00%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 4 (100.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (50.00%) OOP
2 1 (25.00%) Configuration Management
2 1 (25.00%) Full Text Search
2 1 (25.00%) MVC
2 1 (25.00%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 4 (100.00%) SQL
2 2 (50.00%) VB.NET
3 1 (25.00%) C#
3 1 (25.00%) JavaScript
3 1 (25.00%) T-SQL
3 1 (25.00%) TypeScript
3 1 (25.00%) VB
Vendors
1 1 (25.00%) BMC
1 1 (25.00%) DevExpress
1 1 (25.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (25.00%) Oracle
1 1 (25.00%) Remedy