Period
to 22 May 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 22 May 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
22 May 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 141 140 160
Rank change year-on-year -1 +20 -22
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 2008 29 20 27
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 0.74% 0.53% 0.54%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 4.21% 3.21% 3.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 16 19
Berkshire median daily rate £375 £366 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.53% +4.50% +6.06%
10th Percentile £248 £250 £155
90th Percentile £476 £438 £390
South East median daily rate £400 £375 £360
% change year-on-year +6.67% +4.17% +10.77%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Berkshire median hourly rate - - £26.50
South East median hourly rate £33.75 £42.50 £26.50
% change year-on-year -20.59% +60.38% -11.67%

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 689 624 690
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 17.50% 16.49% 13.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 408 323 433
Berkshire median daily rate £434 £423 £401
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.66% +5.49% +6.80%
10th Percentile £325 £295 £270
90th Percentile £588 £565 £538
South East median daily rate £440 £401 £400
% change year-on-year +9.73% +0.25% +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 34 38
Berkshire median hourly rate £45.00 £9.50 £12.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +373.68% -22.45% -67.33%
10th Percentile £19.60 £9.25 £9.25
90th Percentile £61.00 £47.85 £17.70
South East median hourly rate £40.00 £17.43 £19.60
% change year-on-year +129.49% -11.08% -34.66%

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 22 May 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 22 May 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 +6 15 £340 -6.40% 5
Bracknell - 7 - - 2
Slough -6 1 - - 1
SQL Server 2008
South East

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 29 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 24 (82.76%) SQL
3 15 (51.72%) SQL Server 2012
4 14 (48.28%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 14 (48.28%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 13 (44.83%) SQL Server 2014
5 13 (44.83%) SQL Server 2016
6 11 (37.93%) T-SQL
6 11 (37.93%) Microsoft
7 10 (34.48%) C++
8 9 (31.03%) Business Intelligence
9 8 (27.59%) PostgreSQL
9 8 (27.59%) Power BI
10 7 (24.14%) Validation
10 7 (24.14%) Migration
10 7 (24.14%) OO
10 7 (24.14%) C
10 7 (24.14%) Performance Analysis
10 7 (24.14%) Database Security
10 7 (24.14%) SQL Server 2005
10 7 (24.14%) Performance Testing
10 7 (24.14%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 7 (24.14%) Multithreading
10 7 (24.14%) SC Cleared
10 7 (24.14%) Security Cleared
11 6 (20.69%) High Availability
11 6 (20.69%) Data Warehouse
11 6 (20.69%) ETL
12 5 (17.24%) Oracle
12 5 (17.24%) Agile Software Development

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 3 (10.34%) Apache Pig
1 3 (10.34%) SAS
2 1 (3.45%) WordPress
Applications
1 3 (10.34%) SPSS
2 1 (3.45%) Adobe Illustrator
Business Applications
1 1 (3.45%) Dynamics AX
1 1 (3.45%) NetSuite
Cloud Services
1 4 (13.79%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (3.45%) IaaS
2 1 (3.45%) PaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 29 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 15 (51.72%) SQL Server 2012
3 14 (48.28%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 14 (48.28%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 13 (44.83%) SQL Server 2014
4 13 (44.83%) SQL Server 2016
5 8 (27.59%) PostgreSQL
5 8 (27.59%) Power BI
6 7 (24.14%) SQL Server 2005
6 7 (24.14%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 6 (20.69%) Data Warehouse
8 4 (13.79%) Big Data
8 4 (13.79%) MongoDB
8 4 (13.79%) SQL Server 2000
9 3 (10.34%) Amazon Redshift
9 3 (10.34%) Apache Cassandra
9 3 (10.34%) Azure SQL Database
9 3 (10.34%) NoSQL
9 3 (10.34%) Sqoop
9 3 (10.34%) Triplestore
General
1 3 (10.34%) Back Office
1 3 (10.34%) Finance
2 1 (3.45%) French Language
2 1 (3.45%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 12 (41.38%) DBA
1 12 (41.38%) SQL DBA
2 11 (37.93%) Developer
3 7 (24.14%) C++ Developer
4 4 (13.79%) SQL Developer
4 4 (13.79%) SQL Server DBA
5 3 (10.34%) Business Intelligence Developer
5 3 (10.34%) Consultant
5 3 (10.34%) Data Consultant
5 3 (10.34%) Field Engineer
5 3 (10.34%) Insight Consultant
6 2 (6.90%) Senior DBA
6 2 (6.90%) Senior SQL DBA
7 1 (3.45%) ETL Developer
7 1 (3.45%) Oracle DBA
7 1 (3.45%) Oracle SQL Server DBA
7 1 (3.45%) Senior Oracle DBA
7 1 (3.45%) Senior Oracle SQL Server DBA
7 1 (3.45%) Senior SQL Server DBA
7 1 (3.45%) SQL BI Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (10.34%) .NET
2 1 (3.45%) ADO
2 1 (3.45%) Ajax
2 1 (3.45%) CodeIgniter
2 1 (3.45%) CSS
2 1 (3.45%) HTML
2 1 (3.45%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 4 (13.79%) Computer Science
2 3 (10.34%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (10.34%) Clustering
2 3 (10.34%) Replication
3 1 (3.45%) Mobile App
3 1 (3.45%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 4 (13.79%) Windows
2 3 (10.34%) Windows Server 2008
2 3 (10.34%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (3.45%) Android
3 1 (3.45%) Windows Embedded Compact
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (31.03%) Business Intelligence
2 7 (24.14%) Database Security
2 7 (24.14%) Migration
2 7 (24.14%) Multithreading
2 7 (24.14%) OO
2 7 (24.14%) Performance Analysis
2 7 (24.14%) Performance Testing
2 7 (24.14%) Validation
3 6 (20.69%) ETL
3 6 (20.69%) High Availability
4 5 (17.24%) Agile Software Development
4 5 (17.24%) Analytics
5 3 (10.34%) Collaborative Working
5 3 (10.34%) Data Analytics
5 3 (10.34%) Data Security
5 3 (10.34%) MapReduce
5 3 (10.34%) Presales
5 3 (10.34%) Project Management
5 3 (10.34%) Root Cause Analysis
5 3 (10.34%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 24 (82.76%) SQL
2 11 (37.93%) T-SQL
3 10 (34.48%) C++
4 7 (24.14%) C
5 4 (13.79%) JavaScript
5 4 (13.79%) VBA
6 3 (10.34%) C#
6 3 (10.34%) F#
6 3 (10.34%) Java
6 3 (10.34%) PowerShell
6 3 (10.34%) Python
6 3 (10.34%) R
6 3 (10.34%) VB
7 1 (3.45%) PHP
Qualifications
1 7 (24.14%) SC Cleared
1 7 (24.14%) Security Cleared
2 4 (13.79%) Degree
3 1 (3.45%) Computer Science Degree
System Software
1 3 (10.34%) Apache Flume
2 1 (3.45%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 3 (10.34%) Microsoft Clustering
2 1 (3.45%) BMC PATROL
Vendors
1 11 (37.93%) Microsoft
2 5 (17.24%) Oracle
3 3 (10.34%) Informatica
3 3 (10.34%) SAP
3 3 (10.34%) Talend
3 3 (10.34%) Teradata
3 3 (10.34%) Vertica
4 2 (6.90%) Dundas
5 1 (3.45%) Adobe
5 1 (3.45%) Capita
5 1 (3.45%) JD Edwards
5 1 (3.45%) Netezza