Period
to 17 February 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Berkshire 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 17 February 2018 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
South East > Berkshire
6 months to
17 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 137 143 126
Rank change year-on-year +6 -17 -3
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 2008 32 19 50
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 0.80% 0.48% 1.01%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 4.13% 3.01% 6.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 14 37
Berkshire median daily rate £408 £413 £385
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -1.27% +7.21% +3.70%
10th Percentile £304 £250 £289
90th Percentile £588 £493 £525
South East median daily rate £400 £400 £353
% change year-on-year - +13.48% +4.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 3
Berkshire median hourly rate £54.00 £47.50 £26.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +13.68% +79.25% -
10th Percentile £50.50 £46.25 £18.15
90th Percentile £59.90 £48.75 £27.25
South East median hourly rate £50.00 £47.50 £60.62
% change year-on-year +5.26% -21.64% +61.64%

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 Berkshire with a requirement for database or business intelligence skills.

All Database and Business Intelligence Skills
Berkshire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for database or business intelligence skills 774 631 720
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 19.42% 15.83% 14.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 458 356 430
Berkshire median daily rate £438 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.94% +6.25% +6.67%
10th Percentile £300 £286 £263
90th Percentile £588 £616 £525
South East median daily rate £425 £413 £390
% change year-on-year +3.03% +5.77% +4.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 31 45
Berkshire median hourly rate £45.00 £9.50 £11.42
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +373.68% -16.78% -71.10%
10th Percentile £14.25 £9.25 £9.25
90th Percentile £54.50 £12.00 £27.70
South East median hourly rate £45.00 £17.00 £26.50
% change year-on-year +164.71% -35.85% -22.06%

SQL Server 2008
Job Vacancy Trend in Berkshire

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

Job vacancy trend for SQL Server 2008 in Berkshire

SQL Server 2008
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for SQL Server 2008 in Berkshire

SQL Server 2008
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Berkshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing SQL Server 2008 in Berkshire over the 6 months to 17 February 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for SQL Server 2008 in Berkshire

SQL Server 2008
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Berkshire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for SQL Server 2008 in Berkshire

SQL Server 2008
Contract Job Locations in Berkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing SQL Server 2008 within the Berkshire region over the 6 months to 17 February 2018. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Reading +16 10 £383 -23.50% 4
Maidenhead +3 7 £460 - 1
Slough +4 4 £305 -28.24%
Bracknell -5 2 - - 1
SQL Server 2008
South East

For the 6 months to 17 February 2018, IT contractor jobs citing SQL Server 2008 also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Berkshire region with a requirement for SQL Server 2008.

1 32 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 25 (78.13%) SQL
3 15 (46.88%) Analytics
4 13 (40.63%) Migration
5 12 (37.50%) SQL Server 2012
6 11 (34.38%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 11 (34.38%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 11 (34.38%) ETL
7 10 (31.25%) T-SQL
7 10 (31.25%) SQL Server 2014
8 9 (28.13%) Analytical Skills
8 9 (28.13%) SAP
8 9 (28.13%) Data Modelling
8 9 (28.13%) Windows
8 9 (28.13%) Business Intelligence
8 9 (28.13%) Microsoft
8 9 (28.13%) Validation
9 8 (25.00%) SQL Server 2016
9 8 (25.00%) Data Quality
9 8 (25.00%) Data Cleansing
9 8 (25.00%) Data Migration
9 8 (25.00%) PowerShell
9 8 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
10 7 (21.88%) Data Conversion
10 7 (21.88%) Data Extraction
10 7 (21.88%) Data Mapping
10 7 (21.88%) User Acceptance Testing
10 7 (21.88%) Windows Server 2012
10 7 (21.88%) Big Data
10 7 (21.88%) Power BI

SQL Server 2008
Co-occurring IT Skills in Berkshire 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 5 (15.63%) IIS
2 4 (12.50%) Apache Spark
3 2 (6.25%) Apache Pig
3 2 (6.25%) SAS
4 1 (3.13%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 2 (6.25%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 7 (21.88%) SAP APO
1 7 (21.88%) SAP MM
2 5 (15.63%) SAP MDM
Cloud Services
1 5 (15.63%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (12.50%) Google Analytics
2 4 (12.50%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (6.25%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 6 (18.75%) DNS
1 6 (18.75%) TCP/IP
2 5 (15.63%) DHCP
2 5 (15.63%) LAN
2 5 (15.63%) WAN
3 4 (12.50%) iSCSI
3 4 (12.50%) Network Security
4 2 (6.25%) Firewall
4 2 (6.25%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 32 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 12 (37.50%) SQL Server 2012
3 11 (34.38%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 11 (34.38%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 10 (31.25%) SQL Server 2014
5 8 (25.00%) SQL Server 2016
6 7 (21.88%) Big Data
6 7 (21.88%) Power BI
7 6 (18.75%) Apache Hive
7 6 (18.75%) Data Warehouse
7 6 (18.75%) Hadoop
7 6 (18.75%) HBase
7 6 (18.75%) SAP Data Services
7 6 (18.75%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 6 (18.75%) Sqoop
8 4 (12.50%) Data Lake
8 4 (12.50%) Impala
8 4 (12.50%) SQL Server 2005
9 3 (9.38%) Microsoft Analysis Services
9 3 (9.38%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 6 (18.75%) LSMW
2 1 (3.13%) MSBuild
2 1 (3.13%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (3.13%) Visual Studio
General
1 6 (18.75%) Pharmaceutical
2 4 (12.50%) Finance
3 2 (6.25%) Back Office
4 1 (3.13%) French Language
4 1 (3.13%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 7 (21.88%) Analyst
2 6 (18.75%) DBA
2 6 (18.75%) SQL DBA
3 5 (15.63%) Data Analyst
3 5 (15.63%) Developer
3 5 (15.63%) SAP Analyst
3 5 (15.63%) SAP Data Analyst
4 4 (12.50%) Business Intelligence Developer
5 3 (9.38%) Administrator
5 3 (9.38%) Field Engineer
5 3 (9.38%) Functional Analyst
5 3 (9.38%) SAP Functional Analyst
5 3 (9.38%) SQL Server DBA
5 3 (9.38%) Systems Administrator
5 3 (9.38%) Windows Administrator
5 3 (9.38%) Windows Systems Administrator
6 2 (6.25%) Consultant
6 2 (6.25%) Insight Consultant
6 2 (6.25%) SQL BI Developer
6 2 (6.25%) SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (21.88%) Web Services
2 5 (15.63%) SOAP
3 4 (12.50%) .NET
3 4 (12.50%) Kafka
3 4 (12.50%) RESTful
4 1 (3.13%) ASP.NET
4 1 (3.13%) ASP.NET MVC
4 1 (3.13%) ASP.NET MVC 4
4 1 (3.13%) ASP.NET Web API
4 1 (3.13%) JSON
4 1 (3.13%) REST
4 1 (3.13%) WCF
4 1 (3.13%) XML
4 1 (3.13%) XSD
4 1 (3.13%) XSL
Miscellaneous
1 9 (28.13%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (18.75%) AS400
2 6 (18.75%) Computer Science
2 6 (18.75%) Data Structures
3 4 (12.50%) Greenfield Project
4 3 (9.38%) Clustering
4 3 (9.38%) Management Information System
5 2 (6.25%) Replication
6 1 (3.13%) FMCG
6 1 (3.13%) PKI
6 1 (3.13%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 9 (28.13%) Windows
2 8 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 7 (21.88%) Windows Server 2012
4 4 (12.50%) Windows Server
5 2 (6.25%) Apple iOS
5 2 (6.25%) Windows 10
5 2 (6.25%) Windows 7
5 2 (6.25%) Windows 8
6 1 (3.13%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (46.88%) Analytics
2 13 (40.63%) Migration
3 11 (34.38%) ETL
4 9 (28.13%) Business Intelligence
4 9 (28.13%) Data Modelling
4 9 (28.13%) Validation
5 8 (25.00%) Data Cleansing
5 8 (25.00%) Data Migration
6 7 (21.88%) Data Conversion
6 7 (21.88%) Data Extraction
6 7 (21.88%) Data Mapping
6 7 (21.88%) User Acceptance Testing
7 5 (15.63%) Root Cause Analysis
8 4 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
8 4 (12.50%) Data Strategy
9 3 (9.38%) Data Analysis
9 3 (9.38%) High Availability
9 3 (9.38%) Service Delivery
9 3 (9.38%) Workflow
10 2 (6.25%) MapReduce
Programming Languages
1 25 (78.13%) SQL
2 10 (31.25%) T-SQL
3 8 (25.00%) PowerShell
4 6 (18.75%) Java
5 4 (12.50%) JavaScript
5 4 (12.50%) Scala
6 3 (9.38%) C#
6 3 (9.38%) C++
6 3 (9.38%) VB
6 3 (9.38%) VBA
7 2 (6.25%) F#
7 2 (6.25%) Python
7 2 (6.25%) R
Qualifications
1 6 (18.75%) Degree
2 4 (12.50%) A+ Certification
2 4 (12.50%) CompTIA Security+
2 4 (12.50%) Microsoft Certification
2 4 (12.50%) Network+ Certification
3 2 (6.25%) SC Cleared
3 2 (6.25%) Security Cleared
4 1 (3.13%) Computer Science Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (25.00%) Data Quality
2 7 (21.88%) GxP
2 7 (21.88%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 1 (3.13%) SLA
System Software
1 6 (18.75%) Active Directory
1 6 (18.75%) Apache Flume
1 6 (18.75%) VMware ESXi
2 4 (12.50%) HDFS
3 2 (6.25%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (6.25%) XenApp
3 2 (6.25%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 4 (12.50%) Oozie
2 3 (9.38%) Microsoft Clustering
3 2 (6.25%) Backup Exec
3 2 (6.25%) Norton AntiVirus
4 1 (3.13%) BMC PATROL
4 1 (3.13%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 9 (28.13%) Microsoft
1 9 (28.13%) SAP
2 6 (18.75%) VMware
3 4 (12.50%) Cloudera
3 4 (12.50%) Google
3 4 (12.50%) Oracle
3 4 (12.50%) Salesforce.com
3 4 (12.50%) Talend
4 2 (6.25%) Apple
4 2 (6.25%) Citrix
4 2 (6.25%) Dundas
4 2 (6.25%) Informatica
4 2 (6.25%) Symantec
4 2 (6.25%) Teradata
4 2 (6.25%) Vertica
5 1 (3.13%) Capita
5 1 (3.13%) Forcepoint
5 1 (3.13%) MobileIron
5 1 (3.13%) Netezza
5 1 (3.13%) Polycom