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 1 July 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
1 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft SQL Server 2008
Rank 33 40 -
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 2008 1 7 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Southampton 0.45% 1.92% -
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 2.44% 8.54% -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 2 0
Median daily rate £400 £344 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.36% -
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £328 £339
% change year-on-year
+6.87% -3.32%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £23.50 £23.00
% change year-on-year
+27.65% +2.17%
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
41 82 83
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Southampton 18.64% 22.53% 24.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 26 66 54
Median daily rate £383 £363 £330
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.51% +9.84%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £288
10% offered a daily rate of more than £453 £425 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £355 £350
% change year-on-year
+5.63% +1.42%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £31.59 £28.13 £29.50
% change year-on-year
+12.30% -4.66%

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 27 Related IT Skills in Southampton

For the 6 months to 1 July 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 5 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 3 (60.00%) SQL
2 3 (60.00%) Business Intelligence
2 3 (60.00%) Microsoft
3 2 (40.00%) Database Tuning
3 2 (40.00%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (40.00%) MongoDB
3 2 (40.00%) SQL Server 2012
3 2 (40.00%) Windows
3 2 (40.00%) MS Excel
4 1 (20.00%) SQL Server 2005
4 1 (20.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (20.00%) MDX
4 1 (20.00%) Oracle Database 11g
4 1 (20.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 1 (20.00%) Data Guard
4 1 (20.00%) ERP
4 1 (20.00%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
4 1 (20.00%) Oracle
4 1 (20.00%) ITIL
4 1 (20.00%) Oracle Database 12c
4 1 (20.00%) Oracle Database
4 1 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (20.00%) SQL Server 2014
4 1 (20.00%) Oracle RMAN
4 1 (20.00%) OCP
4 1 (20.00%) Oracle Certification

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:

Applications
1 2 (40.00%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (40.00%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 2 (40.00%) MongoDB
2 2 (40.00%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (20.00%) Oracle Database
3 1 (20.00%) Oracle Database 11g
3 1 (20.00%) Oracle Database 12c
3 1 (20.00%) SQL Server 2005
3 1 (20.00%) SQL Server 2014
3 1 (20.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 1 (20.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
Job Titles
1 3 (60.00%) DBA
2 2 (40.00%) SQL DBA
2 2 (40.00%) SQL Server DBA
3 1 (20.00%) Business Intelligence Developer
3 1 (20.00%) Consultant
3 1 (20.00%) Developer
3 1 (20.00%) Oracle DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (20.00%) MDX
Miscellaneous
1 1 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 2 (40.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (60.00%) Business Intelligence
2 2 (40.00%) Database Tuning
3 1 (20.00%) ERP
3 1 (20.00%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 3 (60.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (20.00%) OCP
1 1 (20.00%) Oracle Certification
Systems Management
1 1 (20.00%) Data Guard
1 1 (20.00%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
1 1 (20.00%) Oracle RMAN
Vendors
1 3 (60.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (20.00%) Oracle