Period
to 19 September 2020

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Buckinghamshire 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 19 September 2020 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 > Buckinghamshire
6 months to
19 Sep 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 47 86 119
Rank change year-on-year +39 +33 +11
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 2008 6 17 5
As % of all contract jobs advertised in Buckinghamshire 1.41% 1.16% 0.26%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 5.56% 6.27% 1.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 15 4
Median daily rate £404 £293 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +38.03% -22.00% +20.00%
10th Percentile £361 £108 £363
90th Percentile £419 £430 £458
South East median daily rate £405 £375 £393
% change year-on-year +8.00% -4.46% +4.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
South East median hourly rate £15.25 £20.17 £45.00
% change year-on-year -24.37% -55.19% -5.26%

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 Buckinghamshire with a requirement for database or business intelligence skills.

All Database and Business Intelligence Skills
Buckinghamshire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for database or business intelligence skills 108 271 409
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Buckinghamshire 25.41% 18.47% 21.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 87 154 214
Median daily rate £475 £413 £430
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +15.15% -4.07% +7.50%
10th Percentile £314 £253 £302
90th Percentile £603 £538 £575
South East median daily rate £475 £445 £445
% change year-on-year +6.74% - +10.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 8 3
Median hourly rate £42.00 £18.55 £48.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +126.42% -61.75% +155.26%
10th Percentile £26.75 £10.50 £34.25
90th Percentile £56.40 £49.47 £55.35
Median hourly rate £35.00 £45.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year -22.22% +28.57% +40.00%

SQL Server 2008
Job Vacancy Trend in Buckinghamshire

Job postings citing SQL Server 2008 as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in Buckinghamshire.

Job vacancy trend for SQL Server 2008 in Buckinghamshire

SQL Server 2008
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Buckinghamshire

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing SQL Server 2008 in Buckinghamshire.

Daily rate trend for SQL Server 2008 in Buckinghamshire

SQL Server 2008
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Buckinghamshire

3-month moving average hourly rates quoted in jobs citing SQL Server 2008 in Buckinghamshire.

Hourly rate trend for SQL Server 2008 in Buckinghamshire

SQL Server 2008
Contract Job Locations in Buckinghamshire

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 Buckinghamshire region over the 6 months to 19 September 2020. 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
Milton Keynes +33 6 £404 +74.59% 1
SQL Server 2008
South East

For the 6 months to 19 September 2020, 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 Buckinghamshire region with a requirement for SQL Server 2008.

1 6 (100.00%) SQL
1 6 (100.00%) T-SQL
1 6 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 6 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 6 (100.00%) SC Cleared
1 6 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 4 (66.67%) High Availability
2 4 (66.67%) SQL Server 2012
2 4 (66.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 4 (66.67%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 4 (66.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 4 (66.67%) ITIL
2 4 (66.67%) Linux
2 4 (66.67%) Disaster Recovery
2 4 (66.67%) .NET
2 4 (66.67%) Windows
2 4 (66.67%) SQL Server 2014
2 4 (66.67%) SQL Server 2016
2 4 (66.67%) SQL Server 2017
3 3 (50.00%) Proactive Monitoring
3 3 (50.00%) Decision-Making
3 3 (50.00%) Problem-Solving
3 3 (50.00%) Benchmarking
3 3 (50.00%) Service Delivery
3 3 (50.00%) DV Cleared
3 3 (50.00%) Microsoft Analysis Services
3 3 (50.00%) Performance Tuning
3 3 (50.00%) Capacity Planning
3 3 (50.00%) Customer Engagement
4 2 (33.33%) PowerShell

SQL Server 2008
Co-occurring IT Skills in Buckinghamshire 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%) IIS
1 2 (33.33%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (33.33%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 2 (33.33%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (16.67%) AWS
1 1 (16.67%) Azure
1 1 (16.67%) Cloud Computing
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 4 (66.67%) SQL Server 2012
2 4 (66.67%) SQL Server 2014
2 4 (66.67%) SQL Server 2016
2 4 (66.67%) SQL Server 2017
2 4 (66.67%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 4 (66.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 4 (66.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 3 (50.00%) Microsoft Analysis Services
4 2 (33.33%) PolyBase
5 1 (16.67%) MySQL
5 1 (16.67%) RDBMS
5 1 (16.67%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 2 (33.33%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 1 (16.67%) Public Sector
Job Titles
1 4 (66.67%) DBA
1 4 (66.67%) SQL DBA
2 2 (33.33%) Developer
2 2 (33.33%) SC Cleared DBA
2 2 (33.33%) SQL Server DBA
3 1 (16.67%) Administrator
3 1 (16.67%) CRM Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (66.67%) .NET
2 2 (33.33%) .NET Framework
2 2 (33.33%) CSS
2 2 (33.33%) Entity Framework
2 2 (33.33%) HTML
2 2 (33.33%) LINQ
2 2 (33.33%) Web Services
2 2 (33.33%) XML
2 2 (33.33%) XSL
Operating Systems
1 4 (66.67%) Linux
1 4 (66.67%) Windows
2 1 (16.67%) AIX
2 1 (16.67%) HPUX
2 1 (16.67%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (66.67%) Disaster Recovery
1 4 (66.67%) High Availability
1 4 (66.67%) ITIL
2 3 (50.00%) Benchmarking
2 3 (50.00%) Capacity Planning
2 3 (50.00%) Customer Engagement
2 3 (50.00%) Decision-Making
2 3 (50.00%) Performance Tuning
2 3 (50.00%) Proactive Monitoring
2 3 (50.00%) Problem-Solving
2 3 (50.00%) Service Delivery
3 2 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (33.33%) Coaching
3 2 (33.33%) Data Migration
3 2 (33.33%) Mentoring
3 2 (33.33%) Migration
3 2 (33.33%) MVC
3 2 (33.33%) Scrum
3 2 (33.33%) Virtual Environments
3 2 (33.33%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 6 (100.00%) SQL
1 6 (100.00%) T-SQL
2 2 (33.33%) C#
2 2 (33.33%) JavaScript
2 2 (33.33%) PowerShell
2 2 (33.33%) Python
Qualifications
1 6 (100.00%) SC Cleared
1 6 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 3 (50.00%) DV Cleared
3 2 (33.33%) MCAD
3 2 (33.33%) MCITP
3 2 (33.33%) MCPD
3 2 (33.33%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (16.67%) ISO/IEC 20000
System Software
1 1 (16.67%) Citrix Hypervisor
1 1 (16.67%) Hyper-V
1 1 (16.67%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 6 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (33.33%) Computacenter
3 1 (16.67%) Oracle
3 1 (16.67%) Sybase
3 1 (16.67%) VMware