The table below looks at the statistics for SQL Server 2008 skills in IT contracts advertised for the Suffolk 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 August 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 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft SQL Server 2008
Rank - 31 20
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 2008 0 6 24
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Suffolk - 2.34% 10.04%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category - 7.50% 18.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 5 23
Median daily rate - £350 £358
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- -2.09%
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £31.25 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+36.00% +56.25%
SQL Server 2008
East of 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 Suffolk region.

Database & Business Intelligence Category
Suffolk
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Database & Business Intelligence category
65 80 127
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Suffolk 29.82% 31.25% 53.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 46 57 98
Median daily rate £410 £383 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.18% +2.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £309 £275 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £486 £460 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £13.50 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.18 £33.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-14.60% +32.00%

SQL Server 2008
Jobs Demand Trend in Suffolk

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Suffolk 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 Suffolk

SQL Server 2008
Daily Rate Trend in Suffolk

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

SQL Server 2008 Daily Rate Trend in Suffolk

SQL Server 2008
Hourly Rate Trend in Suffolk

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

SQL Server 2008 Hourly Rate Trend in Suffolk

SQL Server 2008
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Suffolk

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

1 3 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 3 (100.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 3 (100.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
1 3 (100.00%) SQL Server 2012
1 3 (100.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 2 (66.67%) Blue Prism
2 2 (66.67%) Windows Server
2 2 (66.67%) Windows 8
2 2 (66.67%) Windows Server 2012
2 2 (66.67%) Enterprise Software
2 2 (66.67%) Exchange Server 2013
2 2 (66.67%) Data Architecture
2 2 (66.67%) Windows Server 2008
2 2 (66.67%) Windows 7
2 2 (66.67%) SharePoint 2010
2 2 (66.67%) Exchange Server 2010
2 2 (66.67%) Enterprise Architecture
2 2 (66.67%) Robotics
2 2 (66.67%) Windows
2 2 (66.67%) UML
2 2 (66.67%) OOA/OOD
2 2 (66.67%) OO
2 2 (66.67%) SharePoint
2 2 (66.67%) MS Exchange
2 2 (66.67%) Documentum
2 2 (66.67%) C#
2 2 (66.67%) VB.NET
2 2 (66.67%) .NET
2 2 (66.67%) Project Management
2 2 (66.67%) Kofax

SQL Server 2008
Top Related IT Skills in Suffolk 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 2 (66.67%) Documentum
1 2 (66.67%) Exchange Server 2010
1 2 (66.67%) Exchange Server 2013
1 2 (66.67%) MS Exchange
1 2 (66.67%) SharePoint
1 2 (66.67%) SharePoint 2010
Business Applications
1 1 (33.33%) Dynamics AX
Communications & Networking
1 1 (33.33%) DHCP
1 1 (33.33%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 3 (100.00%) SQL Server 2012
1 3 (100.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
1 3 (100.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 3 (100.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 1 (33.33%) SQL Server 2000
2 1 (33.33%) SQL Server 2005
General
1 2 (66.67%) Finance
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Architect
1 2 (66.67%) Solutions Architect
2 1 (33.33%) Consultant
2 1 (33.33%) Dynamics AX Consultant
2 1 (33.33%) Technical Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (66.67%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 2 (66.67%) Enterprise Software
1 2 (66.67%) Robotics
Operating Systems
1 2 (66.67%) Windows
1 2 (66.67%) Windows 7
1 2 (66.67%) Windows 8
1 2 (66.67%) Windows Server
1 2 (66.67%) Windows Server 2008
1 2 (66.67%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) Data Architecture
1 2 (66.67%) Enterprise Architecture
1 2 (66.67%) OO
1 2 (66.67%) OOA/OOD
1 2 (66.67%) Project Management
1 2 (66.67%) UML
2 1 (33.33%) Performance Monitoring
2 1 (33.33%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 2 (66.67%) C#
1 2 (66.67%) VB.NET
Vendors
1 2 (66.67%) Blue Prism
1 2 (66.67%) Kofax
2 1 (33.33%) Microsoft