The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Andover with a requirement for SQL Server 2008 skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited SQL Server 2008 over the 3 months to 23 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Microsoft SQL Server 2008
Hampshire / Andover
3 months to
23 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 11 16 12
Rank change year-on-year +5 -4  
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 2008 4 10 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Andover 7.69% 18.18% 3.33%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 50.00% 33.33% 7.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 4 1
Median daily rate £370 £343 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +8.02% -23.88%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £330
% change year-on-year - +6.06%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.50 £26.00 £23.25
% change year-on-year +55.76% +11.82%  

SQL Server 2008 is in the database and business intelligence skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Andover with a requirement for database and business intelligence skills.

Contract Database & Business Intelligence Skills
Andover
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for database and business intelligence skills 8 30 14
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Andover 15.38% 54.55% 46.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 15 9
Median daily rate £370 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -7.50% -  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £333 £280
10% offered a daily rate of more than £417 £450 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £350
% change year-on-year +3.22% +10.71%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £38.00 £30.35 £26.00
% change year-on-year +25.19% +16.74%  

SQL Server 2008
Job Vacancy Trend in Andover

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Andover citing SQL Server 2008 as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Database & Business Intelligence category.

Job vacancy trend for SQL Server 2008 in Andover

SQL Server 2008
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Andover

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

Contractor daily rate trend for SQL Server 2008 in Andover

For the 6 months to 23 June 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 Andover region with a requirement for SQL Server 2008.

1 12 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 10 (83.33%) .NET
2 10 (83.33%) SQL
2 10 (83.33%) Team Foundation Server
3 9 (75.00%) Selenium
3 9 (75.00%) SpecFlow
3 9 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
4 8 (66.67%) Scrum
4 8 (66.67%) Oracle
4 8 (66.67%) Web Services
4 8 (66.67%) Microsoft
4 8 (66.67%) Oracle Database
4 8 (66.67%) Oracle Database 11g
4 8 (66.67%) Test Automation
4 8 (66.67%) F#
5 7 (58.33%) Microsoft Azure
5 7 (58.33%) Continuous Integration
5 7 (58.33%) DevOps
5 7 (58.33%) SQL Server 2012
5 7 (58.33%) Jenkins
5 7 (58.33%) Windows
6 6 (50.00%) Linux
6 6 (50.00%) Oracle Reports
6 6 (50.00%) IIS
6 6 (50.00%) Oracle Database 10g
6 6 (50.00%) HP
6 6 (50.00%) HP UFT
6 6 (50.00%) VMware
6 6 (50.00%) SQL Server 2005
6 6 (50.00%) Red Hat

SQL Server 2008
Co-occurring IT Skills in Andover 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 6 (50.00%) IIS
2 5 (41.67%) SharePoint
3 3 (25.00%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 1 (8.33%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 1 (8.33%) Oracle Applications
1 1 (8.33%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 7 (58.33%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (25.00%) IaaS
2 3 (25.00%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (50.00%) PuTTY
1 6 (50.00%) WinSCP
2 2 (16.67%) LDAP
3 1 (8.33%) DNS
3 1 (8.33%) Kerberos
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 8 (66.67%) Oracle Database
2 8 (66.67%) Oracle Database 11g
3 7 (58.33%) SQL Server 2012
4 6 (50.00%) Oracle Database 10g
4 6 (50.00%) Oracle Reports
4 6 (50.00%) SQL Server 2005
4 6 (50.00%) SQL Server 2014
5 4 (33.33%) SQL Server 2016
6 1 (8.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 1 (8.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 10 (83.33%) Team Foundation Server
2 9 (75.00%) Selenium
2 9 (75.00%) SpecFlow
3 7 (58.33%) Jenkins
4 6 (50.00%) HP UFT
4 6 (50.00%) Oracle APEX
4 6 (50.00%) TeamCity
5 4 (33.33%) Ant
5 4 (33.33%) Eclipse
5 4 (33.33%) Git (software)
5 4 (33.33%) LoadRunner
5 4 (33.33%) SoapUI
5 4 (33.33%) TestNG
5 4 (33.33%) Toad
6 3 (25.00%) Moq
6 3 (25.00%) MSTest
6 3 (25.00%) Visual Studio Team System
6 3 (25.00%) webpack
7 2 (16.67%) NuGet
8 1 (8.33%) Balsamiq Mockups
General
1 2 (16.67%) Banking
1 2 (16.67%) Finance
1 2 (16.67%) Publishing
2 1 (8.33%) Electronics
2 1 (8.33%) Manufacturing
2 1 (8.33%) Marketing
2 1 (8.33%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 4 (33.33%) Developer
1 4 (33.33%) Tester
2 3 (25.00%) .NET Developer
2 3 (25.00%) Automation Tester
3 2 (16.67%) DBA
3 2 (16.67%) SQL DBA
4 1 (8.33%) Analyst
4 1 (8.33%) Automation Test Analyst
4 1 (8.33%) C# .NET Developer
4 1 (8.33%) C# Developer
4 1 (8.33%) Lead Tester
4 1 (8.33%) SQL Server DBA
4 1 (8.33%) Test Analyst
4 1 (8.33%) Test Automation Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) Test Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) Test Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (83.33%) .NET
2 8 (66.67%) Web Services
3 5 (41.67%) XML
4 4 (33.33%) .NET Framework
4 4 (33.33%) Ajax
4 4 (33.33%) ASP.NET
4 4 (33.33%) ASP.NET MVC 5
4 4 (33.33%) ASP.NET Web API
4 4 (33.33%) WCF
5 3 (25.00%) ASP.NET MVC
5 3 (25.00%) OAuth2
5 3 (25.00%) OpenID
5 3 (25.00%) React
5 3 (25.00%) Redux
6 2 (16.67%) XML-RPC
7 1 (8.33%) AppFabric
7 1 (8.33%) Breeze.js
7 1 (8.33%) Durandal
7 1 (8.33%) Entity Framework
7 1 (8.33%) Unity DI Container
Miscellaneous
1 2 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 7 (58.33%) Windows
2 6 (50.00%) Linux
2 6 (50.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 6 (50.00%) Windows Server
2 6 (50.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (66.67%) Scrum
2 8 (66.67%) Test Automation
3 7 (58.33%) Continuous Integration
3 7 (58.33%) DevOps
4 6 (50.00%) BDD
4 6 (50.00%) Defect Tracking
4 6 (50.00%) Exploratory Testing
4 6 (50.00%) Integration Testing
4 6 (50.00%) Regression Testing
4 6 (50.00%) System Integration Testing
4 6 (50.00%) Test Scripting
4 6 (50.00%) Test Strategy
5 4 (33.33%) Change Data Capture
5 4 (33.33%) Full Text Search
5 4 (33.33%) MVC
5 4 (33.33%) OWASP
5 4 (33.33%) Performance Testing
5 4 (33.33%) Release Management
5 4 (33.33%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 10 (83.33%) SQL
2 8 (66.67%) F#
3 5 (41.67%) VB
4 4 (33.33%) C#
4 4 (33.33%) Java
4 4 (33.33%) JavaScript
4 4 (33.33%) T-SQL
4 4 (33.33%) TypeScript
5 3 (25.00%) ES6
6 1 (8.33%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 5 (41.67%) SC Cleared
1 5 (41.67%) Security Cleared
2 4 (33.33%) ISEB
2 4 (33.33%) ISEB Practitioner
2 4 (33.33%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (25.00%) QA
System Software
1 6 (50.00%) vSphere
2 4 (33.33%) Virtual Machines
3 2 (16.67%) Active Directory
3 2 (16.67%) Terminal Services
3 2 (16.67%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 6 (50.00%) vRealize
Vendors
1 8 (66.67%) Microsoft
1 8 (66.67%) Oracle
2 6 (50.00%) HP
2 6 (50.00%) Red Hat
2 6 (50.00%) VMware
3 1 (8.33%) DevExpress
3 1 (8.33%) SAP