Period
to 21 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Belfast 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 6 months to 21 November 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
County Antrim > Belfast
6 months to
21 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 79 33 -
Rank change year-on-year -46 - +34
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 2008 3 6 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Belfast 0.51% 2.25% -
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 1.43% 7.41% -
Number of daily rates quoted 2 1 0
Belfast median daily rate £250 £200 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +25.00% - -
County Antrim median daily rate £250 £200 -
% change year-on-year +25.00% - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 0
Belfast median hourly rate £22.50 £20.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +12.50% - -
County Antrim median hourly rate £22.50 £20.00 -
% change year-on-year +12.50% - -

SQL Server 2008 is in the Databases and Business Intelligence category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Belfast with a requirement for database or business intelligence skills.

All Database and Business Intelligence Skills
Belfast
Contract vacancies with a requirement for database or business intelligence skills 210 81 50
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Belfast 35.78% 30.34% 39.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 164 46 42
Belfast median daily rate £425 £380 £308
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +11.84% +23.58% -1.60%
10th Percentile £363 £186 £156
90th Percentile £575 £556 £449
County Antrim median daily rate £425 £380 £308
% change year-on-year +11.84% +23.58% -1.60%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 6 0
Belfast median hourly rate £14.00 £12.17 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +15.04% - -
County Antrim median hourly rate £14.00 £14.25 -
% change year-on-year -1.75% - -

SQL Server 2008
Job Vacancy Trend in Belfast

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

Job vacancy trend for SQL Server 2008 in Belfast

SQL Server 2008
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Belfast

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

Contractor daily rate trend for SQL Server 2008 in Belfast

SQL Server 2008
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Belfast

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for SQL Server 2008 in Belfast

For the 6 months to 21 November 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 Belfast region with a requirement for SQL Server 2008.

1 3 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 3 (100.00%) SQL
1 3 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 3 (100.00%) SQL Server 2012
2 2 (66.67%) Windows Server 2012
2 2 (66.67%) SQL Server 2005
2 2 (66.67%) SCCM
2 2 (66.67%) Windows Server 2008
2 2 (66.67%) Hyper-V
2 2 (66.67%) XenApp
2 2 (66.67%) NetScaler
2 2 (66.67%) MCP
2 2 (66.67%) Windows
2 2 (66.67%) MCSE
2 2 (66.67%) MS Exchange
2 2 (66.67%) DHCP
2 2 (66.67%) DNS
2 2 (66.67%) Active Directory
2 2 (66.67%) HP
2 2 (66.67%) Dell
2 2 (66.67%) Citrix
2 2 (66.67%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (66.67%) SQL Server 2000
2 2 (66.67%) McAfee
2 2 (66.67%) Sophos
2 2 (66.67%) Forcepoint
3 1 (33.33%) Crystal Reports

SQL Server 2008
Co-occurring IT Skills in Belfast 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%) MS Exchange
Communications & Networking
1 2 (66.67%) DHCP
1 2 (66.67%) DNS
1 2 (66.67%) NetScaler
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 3 (100.00%) SQL Server 2012
2 2 (66.67%) SQL Server 2000
2 2 (66.67%) SQL Server 2005
3 1 (33.33%) Crystal Reports
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Administrator
2 1 (33.33%) DBA
2 1 (33.33%) SQL DBA
Operating Systems
1 2 (66.67%) Windows
1 2 (66.67%) Windows Server 2008
1 2 (66.67%) Windows Server 2012
Programming Languages
1 3 (100.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (66.67%) MCP
1 2 (66.67%) MCSE
1 2 (66.67%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 2 (66.67%) Active Directory
1 2 (66.67%) Hyper-V
1 2 (66.67%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 2 (66.67%) SCCM
Vendors
1 3 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (66.67%) Citrix
2 2 (66.67%) Dell
2 2 (66.67%) Forcepoint
2 2 (66.67%) HP
2 2 (66.67%) McAfee
2 2 (66.67%) Sophos