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 3 months to 25 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
South East / Berkshire
3 months to
25 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 82 109 101
Rank change year-on-year +27 -8  
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 2008 18 10 14
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 0.99% 0.43% 0.57%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 5.22% 2.98% 3.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 5 12
Median daily rate £371 £225 £356
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +64.77% -36.84%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £141 £173
10% offered a daily rate of more than £414 £315 £423
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £330
% change year-on-year - +6.06%  
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 Berkshire with a requirement for database and business intelligence skills.

Contract Database & Business Intelligence Skills
Berkshire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for database and business intelligence skills 345 336 366
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Berkshire 19.05% 14.45% 14.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 185 188 219
Median daily rate £405 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.25% -  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £525 £524
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £383 £350
% change year-on-year +4.57% +9.28%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 15 3
Median hourly rate £9.50 £9.50 £17.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -46.47%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £38.00 £30.50 £26.00
% change year-on-year +24.59% +17.30%  

SQL Server 2008
Job Vacancy Trend in Berkshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Berkshire 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 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 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 3 months to 25 June 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Reading +20 11 £375 +49.25% 4
Slough +4 2 £350 +100.00% 1
Wokingham - 1 £350 -
SQL Server 2008
South East

For the 6 months to 25 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 Berkshire region with a requirement for SQL Server 2008.

1 27 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 13 (48.15%) SQL
3 12 (44.44%) Microsoft
4 11 (40.74%) Business Intelligence
4 11 (40.74%) SQL Server 2012
5 9 (33.33%) C#
5 9 (33.33%) .NET
6 8 (29.63%) Windows
6 8 (29.63%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 8 (29.63%) PowerShell
7 7 (25.93%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 7 (25.93%) SQL Server 2016
8 6 (22.22%) Validation
8 6 (22.22%) Linux
8 6 (22.22%) Data Warehouse
8 6 (22.22%) T-SQL
9 5 (18.52%) IIS
9 5 (18.52%) Web Services
9 5 (18.52%) N-Tier
9 5 (18.52%) Information Management
10 4 (14.81%) Maven
10 4 (14.81%) Scrum
10 4 (14.81%) Migration
10 4 (14.81%) Windows Server 2008
10 4 (14.81%) SharePoint
10 4 (14.81%) Windows Server 2003
10 4 (14.81%) Java
10 4 (14.81%) Ant
10 4 (14.81%) Kimball Methodology
10 4 (14.81%) DevOps

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 (18.52%) IIS
2 4 (14.81%) SharePoint
3 2 (7.41%) Apache
3 2 (7.41%) Confluence
3 2 (7.41%) MS Exchange
3 2 (7.41%) SharePoint 2010
3 2 (7.41%) SharePoint 2013
3 2 (7.41%) Skype for Business
3 2 (7.41%) Tomcat
Applications
1 1 (3.70%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 3 (11.11%) HFM
2 2 (7.41%) Changepoint
2 2 (7.41%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (7.41%) Dynamics GP
2 2 (7.41%) FRx
2 2 (7.41%) Scribe Insight
Cloud Services
1 4 (14.81%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (7.41%) Office 365
3 1 (3.70%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (3.70%) Dynamics 365
Communications & Networking
1 3 (11.11%) Internet
2 2 (7.41%) Firewall
2 2 (7.41%) Skype
3 1 (3.70%) Extranet
3 1 (3.70%) Intranet
3 1 (3.70%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 27 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 11 (40.74%) SQL Server 2012
3 8 (29.63%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 7 (25.93%) SQL Server 2016
4 7 (25.93%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 6 (22.22%) Data Warehouse
6 3 (11.11%) Essbase
6 3 (11.11%) Oracle BI EE
6 3 (11.11%) Oracle ODI
6 3 (11.11%) Oracle Reports
6 3 (11.11%) QlikView
6 3 (11.11%) SQL Server 2014
6 3 (11.11%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 2 (7.41%) MySQL
7 2 (7.41%) OLAP
7 2 (7.41%) PostgreSQL
7 2 (7.41%) Power BI
8 1 (3.70%) BusinessObjects
8 1 (3.70%) Crystal Reports
8 1 (3.70%) OLTP
Development Applications
1 4 (14.81%) Ant
1 4 (14.81%) Git (software)
1 4 (14.81%) Maven
1 4 (14.81%) MSBuild
1 4 (14.81%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (7.41%) Jenkins
2 2 (7.41%) JIRA
2 2 (7.41%) Subversion
2 2 (7.41%) Visual Studio
General
1 1 (3.70%) Finance
1 1 (3.70%) Local Government
1 1 (3.70%) Marketing
1 1 (3.70%) Retail
Job Titles
1 15 (55.56%) Developer
2 6 (22.22%) SQL Developer
3 4 (14.81%) DevOps Engineer
4 3 (11.11%) Analyst
4 3 (11.11%) Business Intelligence Developer
4 3 (11.11%) C# Developer
4 3 (11.11%) OBIEE Developer
4 3 (11.11%) Senior Developer
4 3 (11.11%) Support Analyst
5 2 (7.41%) .NET Developer
5 2 (7.41%) Administrator
5 2 (7.41%) DBA
5 2 (7.41%) Senior SQL Developer
5 2 (7.41%) Software Analyst
5 2 (7.41%) Software Support Analyst
5 2 (7.41%) SQL BI Developer
5 2 (7.41%) SQL DBA
5 2 (7.41%) SQL Server Developer
5 2 (7.41%) Support Engineer
6 1 (3.70%) WPF Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (33.33%) .NET
2 5 (18.52%) Web Services
3 4 (14.81%) RESTful
4 2 (7.41%) ASP.NET
4 2 (7.41%) ASP.NET MVC
4 2 (7.41%) LAMP
4 2 (7.41%) LAPP Stack
4 2 (7.41%) MDX
4 2 (7.41%) OAuth
4 2 (7.41%) Ruby on Rails
5 1 (3.70%) Ajax
5 1 (3.70%) ASP.NET MVC 5
5 1 (3.70%) ASP.NET Web Forms
5 1 (3.70%) HTML
5 1 (3.70%) HTML5
5 1 (3.70%) jQuery
5 1 (3.70%) WCF
5 1 (3.70%) WinForms
5 1 (3.70%) WPF
5 1 (3.70%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 5 (18.52%) N-Tier
2 1 (3.70%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (3.70%) Management Information System
2 1 (3.70%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 8 (29.63%) Windows
2 6 (22.22%) Linux
3 4 (14.81%) Windows Server 2003
3 4 (14.81%) Windows Server 2008
4 3 (11.11%) Windows 2000 Server
4 3 (11.11%) Windows Server
5 2 (7.41%) CentOS
5 2 (7.41%) Debian
5 2 (7.41%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 2 (7.41%) Ubuntu
6 1 (3.70%) Android
6 1 (3.70%) Windows 7
6 1 (3.70%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (3.70%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (40.74%) Business Intelligence
2 6 (22.22%) Validation
3 5 (18.52%) Information Management
4 4 (14.81%) DevOps
4 4 (14.81%) Kimball Methodology
4 4 (14.81%) Migration
4 4 (14.81%) Scrum
5 3 (11.11%) Agile Software Development
5 3 (11.11%) Continuous Integration
5 3 (11.11%) ETL
5 3 (11.11%) MVC
5 3 (11.11%) Visualisation
6 2 (7.41%) Configuration Management
6 2 (7.41%) CRM
6 2 (7.41%) Infrastructure Management
6 2 (7.41%) Load Balancing
6 2 (7.41%) Virtual Environments
7 1 (3.70%) Android Development
7 1 (3.70%) Continuous Deployment
7 1 (3.70%) Mobile Application Development
Programming Languages
1 13 (48.15%) SQL
2 9 (33.33%) C#
3 8 (29.63%) PowerShell
4 6 (22.22%) T-SQL
5 4 (14.81%) Bash Shell
5 4 (14.81%) Java
6 2 (7.41%) PHP
6 2 (7.41%) Python
6 2 (7.41%) Ruby
6 2 (7.41%) Shell Script
6 2 (7.41%) VB.NET
7 1 (3.70%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
7 1 (3.70%) JavaScript
7 1 (3.70%) VBA
Qualifications
1 1 (3.70%) Degree
1 1 (3.70%) SC Cleared
1 1 (3.70%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.70%) Data Quality
System Software
1 3 (11.11%) Active Directory
2 2 (7.41%) KVM
2 2 (7.41%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (7.41%) Xen
2 2 (7.41%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 2 (7.41%) Ansible
1 2 (7.41%) Nagios
1 2 (7.41%) Opscode Chef
1 2 (7.41%) Puppet
1 2 (7.41%) ZABBIX
2 1 (3.70%) Terraform
Vendors
1 12 (44.44%) Microsoft
2 3 (11.11%) Hyperion
2 3 (11.11%) Oracle
2 3 (11.11%) VMware
3 2 (7.41%) Cognos
3 2 (7.41%) Tableau
4 1 (3.70%) Apple
4 1 (3.70%) Cisco
4 1 (3.70%) Dell
4 1 (3.70%) Extreme Networks
4 1 (3.70%) HP
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