Period
to 21 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Bristol 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
South West > Bristol
6 months to
21 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 111 95 57
Rank change year-on-year -16 -38 +12
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 2008 6 16 53
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bristol 0.31% 0.95% 3.09%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 1.49% 4.85% 12.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 12 48
Bristol median daily rate £325 £345 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.80% +2.22% +3.85%
10th Percentile £309 £301 £273
90th Percentile £365 £399 £400
South West median daily rate £375 £338 £327
% change year-on-year +11.11% +3.37% +0.46%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Bristol median hourly rate £52.50 - -
South West median hourly rate £47.50 - £100.00

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 Bristol with a requirement for database or business intelligence skills.

All Database and Business Intelligence Skills
Bristol
Contract vacancies with a requirement for database or business intelligence skills 402 330 432
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bristol 20.44% 19.50% 25.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 295 239 370
Bristol median daily rate £400 £388 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.23% +3.33% -3.23%
10th Percentile £297 £278 £275
90th Percentile £525 £525 £488
South West median daily rate £400 £369 £375
% change year-on-year +8.47% -1.67% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 3 2
Bristol median hourly rate £13.50 £40.00 £135.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -66.25% -70.37% +184.21%
10th Percentile £11.25 £29.70 £101.50
90th Percentile £54.25 £46.50 £172.50
South West median hourly rate £35.00 £27.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year +29.63% -20.59% +15.25%

SQL Server 2008
Job Vacancy Trend in Bristol

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

Job vacancy trend for SQL Server 2008 in Bristol

SQL Server 2008
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Bristol

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

Contractor daily rate trend for SQL Server 2008 in Bristol

SQL Server 2008
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Bristol

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for SQL Server 2008 in Bristol

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 Bristol region with a requirement for SQL Server 2008.

1 6 (100.00%) SQL
1 6 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 4 (66.67%) SQL Server 2012
3 3 (50.00%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (50.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 3 (50.00%) Windows
3 3 (50.00%) T-SQL
3 3 (50.00%) Oracle
3 3 (50.00%) VMware
3 3 (50.00%) SQL Server 2016
4 2 (33.33%) Windows Server
4 2 (33.33%) MODAF
4 2 (33.33%) Windows 7
4 2 (33.33%) Windows 10
4 2 (33.33%) VMware ESXi
4 2 (33.33%) Private Cloud
4 2 (33.33%) Server Virtualisation
4 2 (33.33%) Citrix
4 2 (33.33%) SAN
4 2 (33.33%) EMC
4 2 (33.33%) Middleware
4 2 (33.33%) Data Warehouse
4 2 (33.33%) MS Exchange
4 2 (33.33%) IBM
4 2 (33.33%) Microsoft
4 2 (33.33%) Xen
4 2 (33.33%) Degree
4 2 (33.33%) SC Cleared
4 2 (33.33%) Security Cleared
4 2 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure

SQL Server 2008
Co-occurring IT Skills in Bristol 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 (33.33%) MS Exchange
Cloud Services
1 3 (50.00%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 2 (33.33%) SAN
2 1 (16.67%) PuTTY
2 1 (16.67%) WinSCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 4 (66.67%) SQL Server 2012
3 3 (50.00%) SQL Server 2016
3 3 (50.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 2 (33.33%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (16.67%) Oracle Database
5 1 (16.67%) Oracle Database 10g
5 1 (16.67%) Oracle Database 11g
5 1 (16.67%) Oracle Reports
5 1 (16.67%) SQL Server 2005
5 1 (16.67%) SQL Server 2014
5 1 (16.67%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 1 (16.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 1 (16.67%) Ant
1 1 (16.67%) Eclipse
1 1 (16.67%) HP UFT
1 1 (16.67%) Jenkins
1 1 (16.67%) LoadRunner
1 1 (16.67%) Oracle APEX
1 1 (16.67%) Selenium
1 1 (16.67%) SoapUI
1 1 (16.67%) SpecFlow
1 1 (16.67%) Team Foundation Server
1 1 (16.67%) TeamCity
1 1 (16.67%) TestNG
1 1 (16.67%) Toad
General
1 1 (16.67%) Aerospace
1 1 (16.67%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 3 (50.00%) Developer
2 2 (33.33%) Architect
2 2 (33.33%) Infrastructure Architect
2 2 (33.33%) SQL Developer
3 1 (16.67%) Automation Tester
3 1 (16.67%) Business Intelligence Developer
3 1 (16.67%) SQL BI Developer
3 1 (16.67%) SSIS Developer
3 1 (16.67%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (33.33%) Middleware
2 1 (16.67%) .NET
2 1 (16.67%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 2 (33.33%) Private Cloud
2 1 (16.67%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 3 (50.00%) Windows
2 2 (33.33%) Windows 10
2 2 (33.33%) Windows 7
2 2 (33.33%) Windows Server
2 2 (33.33%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (16.67%) Linux
3 1 (16.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (16.67%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (33.33%) ArchiMate
1 2 (33.33%) MODAF
1 2 (33.33%) Server Virtualisation
1 2 (33.33%) TOGAF
2 1 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (16.67%) BDD
2 1 (16.67%) Business Intelligence
2 1 (16.67%) Continuous Integration
2 1 (16.67%) DevOps
2 1 (16.67%) Exploratory Testing
2 1 (16.67%) Identity Management
2 1 (16.67%) Integration Testing
2 1 (16.67%) Kimball Methodology
2 1 (16.67%) Performance Testing
2 1 (16.67%) Regression Testing
2 1 (16.67%) Scrum
2 1 (16.67%) System Integration Testing
2 1 (16.67%) Test Automation
2 1 (16.67%) Test Scripting
2 1 (16.67%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 6 (100.00%) SQL
2 3 (50.00%) T-SQL
3 1 (16.67%) F#
3 1 (16.67%) Java
Qualifications
1 2 (33.33%) Degree
1 2 (33.33%) SC Cleared
1 2 (33.33%) Security Cleared
2 1 (16.67%) ISEB
2 1 (16.67%) ISEB Practitioner
2 1 (16.67%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
System Software
1 2 (33.33%) VMware ESXi
1 2 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
1 2 (33.33%) Xen
2 1 (16.67%) Active Directory
2 1 (16.67%) Virtual Machines
2 1 (16.67%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 1 (16.67%) vRealize
Vendors
1 3 (50.00%) Oracle
1 3 (50.00%) VMware
2 2 (33.33%) Citrix
2 2 (33.33%) EMC
2 2 (33.33%) IBM
2 2 (33.33%) Microsoft
3 1 (16.67%) HP
3 1 (16.67%) Red Hat