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 23 March 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.

3 months to
23 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft SQL Server 2008
Hampshire / Basingstoke
Rank 31 37 26
Rank change year-on-year +6 -11  
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 2008 2 2 5
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Basingstoke 0.79% 0.72% 2.60%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 7.14% 6.06% 15.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 3
Median daily rate - £425 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +30.76%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £338
% change year-on-year - +3.70%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £19.00 £51.56 £26.85
% change year-on-year -63.14% +92.05%  

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 28 33 32
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Basingstoke 11.07% 11.83% 16.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 15 17
Median daily rate £403 £413 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.30% +26.92%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £310 £325 £207
10% offered a daily rate of more than £460 £425 £505
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £31.75 £32.50 £32.50
% change year-on-year -2.30% -  

SQL Server 2008
Job Vacancy Trend in Basingstoke

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Basingstoke 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 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

SQL Server 2008
Top 20 Related IT Skills in Basingstoke

For the 6 months to 23 March 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 2 (100.00%) C#
1 2 (100.00%) HTML
1 2 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 2 (100.00%) SQL
1 2 (100.00%) .NET
1 2 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 2 (100.00%) ASP.NET
1 2 (100.00%) CSS
1 2 (100.00%) Data Modelling
1 2 (100.00%) MVC
1 2 (100.00%) CMS
1 2 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (100.00%) Content Management
1 2 (100.00%) Web Development
1 2 (100.00%) jQuery
1 2 (100.00%) EPiServer
1 2 (100.00%) Team Foundation Server
1 2 (100.00%) HTML5
1 2 (100.00%) ASP.NET Web API
1 2 (100.00%) SQL Server 2014

SQL Server 2008
Top Related 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 (100.00%) CMS
1 2 (100.00%) EPiServer
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 2 (100.00%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 2 (100.00%) Team Foundation Server
Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (100.00%) .NET
1 2 (100.00%) ASP.NET
1 2 (100.00%) ASP.NET Web API
1 2 (100.00%) CSS
1 2 (100.00%) HTML
1 2 (100.00%) HTML5
1 2 (100.00%) jQuery
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (100.00%) Content Management
1 2 (100.00%) Data Modelling
1 2 (100.00%) MVC
1 2 (100.00%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 2 (100.00%) C#
1 2 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 2 (100.00%) SQL