The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Brighton 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 28 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.

Microsoft SQL Server 2008
East Sussex / Brighton
3 months to
28 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank - 28 34
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 2008 0 1 5
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Brighton - 0.52% 2.18%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category - 1.67% 16.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 2
Median daily rate - £420 £320
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +31.25%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £353 £334
% change year-on-year -0.70% +5.61%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £19.00 £42.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year -55.29% +70.00%  

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 Brighton with a requirement for database and business intelligence skills.

Contract Database & Business Intelligence Skills
Brighton
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for database and business intelligence skills 44 60 30
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Brighton 30.99% 31.09% 13.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 27 41 20
Median daily rate £400 £375 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.66% +15.38%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £228 £282 £271
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £425 £420
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 £34.62 £32.50 £32.50
% change year-on-year +6.52% -  

SQL Server 2008
Job Vacancy Trend in Brighton

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Brighton 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 Brighton

SQL Server 2008
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Brighton

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

Contractor daily rate trend for SQL Server 2008 in Brighton

For the 6 months to 28 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 Brighton region with a requirement for SQL Server 2008.

1 1 (100.00%) C#
1 1 (100.00%) HTML
1 1 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 1 (100.00%) VB.NET
1 1 (100.00%) .NET
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (100.00%) ASP.NET
1 1 (100.00%) CSS
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
1 1 (100.00%) SOA
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (100.00%) MVC
1 1 (100.00%) Games
1 1 (100.00%) Scrum
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (100.00%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (100.00%) HTML5
1 1 (100.00%) User Experience
1 1 (100.00%) SDLC
1 1 (100.00%) Windows Server

SQL Server 2008
Co-occurring IT Skills in Brighton 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:

Cloud Services
1 1 (100.00%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server
General
1 1 (100.00%) Games
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) .NET Developer
1 1 (100.00%) Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (100.00%) .NET
1 1 (100.00%) ASP.NET
1 1 (100.00%) CSS
1 1 (100.00%) HTML
1 1 (100.00%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 1 (100.00%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
1 1 (100.00%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (100.00%) MVC
1 1 (100.00%) Scrum
1 1 (100.00%) SDLC
1 1 (100.00%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) C#
1 1 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 1 (100.00%) VB.NET
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft