The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Basingstoke 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 28 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 / Basingstoke
3 months to
28 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 39 37 30
Rank change year-on-year -2 -7  
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 2008 13 1 2
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Basingstoke 3.20% 0.32% 0.95%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 20.63% 2.56% 5.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 0 2
Median daily rate £375 - £400
90% offered a daily rate of more than £363 - £371
10% offered a daily rate of more than £388 - £429
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £328
% change year-on-year - +6.87%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.50 £30.00 £23.50
% change year-on-year +35.00% +27.65%  

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 Basingstoke with a requirement for database and business intelligence skills.

Contract Database & Business Intelligence Skills
Basingstoke
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for database and business intelligence skills 63 39 34
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Basingstoke 15.52% 12.50% 16.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 65 36 69
Median daily rate £375 £385 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.59% +2.66%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £306 £185
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £488
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +6.66% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Median hourly rate - - £22.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £38.00 £31.95 £26.00
% change year-on-year +18.93% +22.88%  

SQL Server 2008
Job Vacancy Trend in Basingstoke

Job postings citing SQL Server 2008 as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Basingstoke.

Job vacancy trend for SQL Server 2008 in Basingstoke

SQL Server 2008
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Basingstoke

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

Contractor daily rate trend for SQL Server 2008 in Basingstoke

For the 6 months to 28 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 Basingstoke region with a requirement for SQL Server 2008.

1 15 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 12 (80.00%) MySQL
2 12 (80.00%) Linux
2 12 (80.00%) Migration
2 12 (80.00%) Clustering
2 12 (80.00%) Amazon AWS
2 12 (80.00%) Microservices
3 3 (20.00%) MVC
3 3 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (20.00%) jQuery
3 3 (20.00%) .NET
3 3 (20.00%) C#
3 3 (20.00%) JavaScript
3 3 (20.00%) SQL
4 2 (13.33%) HTML
4 2 (13.33%) ASP.NET
4 2 (13.33%) CSS
4 2 (13.33%) Data Modelling
4 2 (13.33%) EPiServer
4 2 (13.33%) Content Management
4 2 (13.33%) Web Development
4 2 (13.33%) CMS
4 2 (13.33%) Team Foundation Server
4 2 (13.33%) HTML5
4 2 (13.33%) ASP.NET Web API
4 2 (13.33%) SQL Server 2014
5 1 (6.67%) AngularJS
5 1 (6.67%) Performance Tuning
5 1 (6.67%) Relational Database
5 1 (6.67%) Scrum

SQL Server 2008
Co-occurring IT Skills in Basingstoke 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 (13.33%) CMS
1 2 (13.33%) EPiServer
Cloud Services
1 12 (80.00%) Amazon AWS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 12 (80.00%) MySQL
3 2 (13.33%) SQL Server 2014
4 1 (6.67%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (6.67%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 2 (13.33%) Team Foundation Server
Job Titles
1 12 (80.00%) DBA
1 12 (80.00%) MySQL DBA
2 3 (20.00%) Developer
3 1 (6.67%) .NET Developer
3 1 (6.67%) Administrator
3 1 (6.67%) C# .NET Developer
3 1 (6.67%) C# Developer
3 1 (6.67%) Senior .NET Developer
3 1 (6.67%) Senior C# .NET Developer
3 1 (6.67%) Senior C# Developer
3 1 (6.67%) Senior Developer
3 1 (6.67%) SQL DBA
3 1 (6.67%) SQL Server DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (20.00%) .NET
1 3 (20.00%) jQuery
2 2 (13.33%) ASP.NET
2 2 (13.33%) ASP.NET Web API
2 2 (13.33%) CSS
2 2 (13.33%) HTML
2 2 (13.33%) HTML5
3 1 (6.67%) .NET Framework
3 1 (6.67%) AngularJS
3 1 (6.67%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 12 (80.00%) Clustering
2 1 (6.67%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 12 (80.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (80.00%) Microservices
1 12 (80.00%) Migration
2 3 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (20.00%) MVC
3 2 (13.33%) Content Management
3 2 (13.33%) Data Modelling
3 2 (13.33%) Web Development
4 1 (6.67%) ETL
4 1 (6.67%) OO
4 1 (6.67%) Performance Tuning
4 1 (6.67%) Scrum
4 1 (6.67%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 3 (20.00%) C#
1 3 (20.00%) JavaScript
1 3 (20.00%) SQL
2 1 (6.67%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (6.67%) Degree
Vendors
1 1 (6.67%) Microsoft
Basingstoke, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Rate: £350 - £400 per day
Posted: 5 days ago