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 20 January 2017 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
20 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft SQL Server 2008
East of England / Suffolk
Rank 33 22 29
Rank change year-on-year
-11 +7
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 2008 1 3 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Suffolk 0.42% 2.05% 2.28%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 2.08% 6.67% 8.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 3
Median daily rate £375 £320 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+17.18% -14.66%
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £340 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.01% -2.85%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £43.00 £26.50 £28.69
% change year-on-year
+62.26% -7.63%

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
48 45 57
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Suffolk 20.08% 30.82% 26.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 27 28 37
Median daily rate £360 £400 £401
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.00% -0.31%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £320 £239
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £380 £363
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +4.82%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Median hourly rate £11.60 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £38.00 £26.50 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+43.39% -18.46%

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 25 Related IT Skills in Suffolk

For the 6 months to 20 January 2017, 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 6 (100.00%) SQL
1 6 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 3 (50.00%) SQL Server 2005
2 3 (50.00%) Clustering
3 2 (33.33%) Microsoft
4 1 (16.67%) MVC
4 1 (16.67%) Migration
4 1 (16.67%) Replication
4 1 (16.67%) Red Hat
4 1 (16.67%) ASP.NET
4 1 (16.67%) Linux
4 1 (16.67%) MS Excel
4 1 (16.67%) VBA
4 1 (16.67%) .NET
4 1 (16.67%) Oracle
4 1 (16.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (16.67%) .NET Framework
4 1 (16.67%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 1 (16.67%) Data Protection
4 1 (16.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (16.67%) Entity Framework
4 1 (16.67%) KnockoutJS
4 1 (16.67%) Data Centre
4 1 (16.67%) ASP.NET MVC 5
4 1 (16.67%) C#

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:

Applications
1 1 (16.67%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 3 (50.00%) SQL Server 2005
3 1 (16.67%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 1 (16.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
Job Titles
1 4 (66.67%) DBA
1 4 (66.67%) SQL DBA
2 2 (33.33%) Applications Support
3 1 (16.67%) .NET Developer
3 1 (16.67%) Administrator
3 1 (16.67%) Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (16.67%) .NET
1 1 (16.67%) .NET Framework
1 1 (16.67%) ASP.NET
1 1 (16.67%) ASP.NET MVC 5
1 1 (16.67%) Entity Framework
1 1 (16.67%) KnockoutJS
Miscellaneous
1 3 (50.00%) Clustering
2 1 (16.67%) Data Centre
2 1 (16.67%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 1 (16.67%) Linux
1 1 (16.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (16.67%) Data Protection
1 1 (16.67%) Migration
1 1 (16.67%) MVC
Programming Languages
1 6 (100.00%) SQL
2 1 (16.67%) C#
2 1 (16.67%) VBA
Vendors
1 2 (33.33%) Microsoft
2 1 (16.67%) Oracle
2 1 (16.67%) Red Hat