Period
to 29 January 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 29 January 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
29 Jan 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 75 91 123
Rank change year-on-year +16 +32 -43
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 2008 12 23 12
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Buckinghamshire 0.97% 1.47% 0.53%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 6.67% 8.36% 2.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 22 8
Buckinghamshire median daily rate £400 £240 £358
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +66.67% -32.87% +30.00%
10th Percentile £299 £209 £276
90th Percentile £428 £388 £394
South East median daily rate £425 £337 £400
% change year-on-year +26.11% -15.75% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Buckinghamshire median hourly rate - - -
South East median hourly rate £28.25 - £50.00

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 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 180 275 501
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Buckinghamshire 14.59% 17.57% 22.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 91 174 218
Buckinghamshire median daily rate £400 £418 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -4.19% +4.38% +6.67%
10th Percentile £263 £240 £300
90th Percentile £545 £546 £525
South East median daily rate £450 £450 £425
% change year-on-year - +5.88% +4.23%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 3 0
Buckinghamshire median hourly rate £17.50 £26.65 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -34.33% - -
South East median hourly rate £30.00 £35.00 £45.00
% change year-on-year -14.29% -22.22% +164.71%

SQL Server 2008
Job Vacancy Trend in Buckinghamshire

Job postings citing SQL Server 2008 as a percentage 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

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

Contractor daily rate trend for SQL Server 2008 in Buckinghamshire

SQL Server 2008
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Buckinghamshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing SQL Server 2008 in Buckinghamshire over the 6 months to 29 January 2020.

Contractor daily rate histogram for SQL Server 2008 in Buckinghamshire

SQL Server 2008
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Buckinghamshire

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

Contractor 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 29 January 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 +18 10 £400 +76.41% 1
Marlow +1 1 £293 -22.00%
SQL Server 2008
South East

For the 6 months to 29 January 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 12 (100.00%) SQL
1 12 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 11 (91.67%) SQL Server 2012
2 11 (91.67%) SQL Server 2016
3 9 (75.00%) .NET
4 8 (66.67%) Windows
4 8 (66.67%) CRM
4 8 (66.67%) IIS
4 8 (66.67%) Dynamics CRM
4 8 (66.67%) SC Cleared
4 8 (66.67%) Security Cleared
5 7 (58.33%) Windows Server 2012
5 7 (58.33%) Office 365
5 7 (58.33%) Windows Server 2008
5 7 (58.33%) ITIL
6 6 (50.00%) ASP.NET
6 6 (50.00%) C#
7 5 (41.67%) Active Directory
7 5 (41.67%) HTML
7 5 (41.67%) VB.NET
7 5 (41.67%) Dynamics GP
7 5 (41.67%) Service Delivery
7 5 (41.67%) Change Management
7 5 (41.67%) ITIL V3
7 5 (41.67%) Virtual Environments
7 5 (41.67%) Dynamics 365
8 4 (33.33%) PowerShell
8 4 (33.33%) Public Sector
8 4 (33.33%) ITSM
8 4 (33.33%) Microsoft Office

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 8 (66.67%) IIS
2 4 (33.33%) SharePoint
3 1 (8.33%) Apache Spark
3 1 (8.33%) SharePoint 2010
3 1 (8.33%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 4 (33.33%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 8 (66.67%) Dynamics CRM
2 5 (41.67%) Dynamics GP
3 1 (8.33%) NetSuite
Cloud Services
1 7 (58.33%) Office 365
2 5 (41.67%) Dynamics 365
3 3 (25.00%) Power Platform
4 1 (8.33%) IaaS
4 1 (8.33%) PaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 11 (91.67%) SQL Server 2012
2 11 (91.67%) SQL Server 2016
3 3 (25.00%) Power BI
4 1 (8.33%) Big Data
4 1 (8.33%) Hadoop
4 1 (8.33%) NewSQL
4 1 (8.33%) NoSQL
4 1 (8.33%) RDBMS
4 1 (8.33%) Relational Database
4 1 (8.33%) SQL Server 2005
4 1 (8.33%) SQL Server 2014
4 1 (8.33%) SQL Server 2017
4 1 (8.33%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 1 (8.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
General
1 4 (33.33%) Public Sector
Job Titles
1 6 (50.00%) Developer
2 3 (25.00%) SharePoint Specialist
3 2 (16.67%) Applications Developer
3 2 (16.67%) C# Developer
3 2 (16.67%) CRM Developer
3 2 (16.67%) DBA
3 2 (16.67%) Dynamics CRM Developer
3 2 (16.67%) SQL DBA
4 1 (8.33%) .NET Developer
4 1 (8.33%) 3rd Line Support
4 1 (8.33%) 3rd Line Support Specialist
4 1 (8.33%) Administrator
4 1 (8.33%) Applications Support
4 1 (8.33%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
4 1 (8.33%) C Developer
4 1 (8.33%) C# Application Developer
4 1 (8.33%) SQL Developer
4 1 (8.33%) SQL Server DBA
4 1 (8.33%) Support Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) Support Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (75.00%) .NET
2 6 (50.00%) ASP.NET
3 5 (41.67%) HTML
4 1 (8.33%) .NET Framework
4 1 (8.33%) AngularJS
4 1 (8.33%) ASP.NET MVC
4 1 (8.33%) ASP.NET MVC 4
4 1 (8.33%) ASP.NET MVC 5
4 1 (8.33%) ASP.NET Web API
4 1 (8.33%) Entity Framework
4 1 (8.33%) Kafka
4 1 (8.33%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 2 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 8 (66.67%) Windows
2 7 (58.33%) Windows Server 2008
2 7 (58.33%) Windows Server 2012
3 3 (25.00%) Linux
3 3 (25.00%) Unix
3 3 (25.00%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (66.67%) CRM
2 7 (58.33%) ITIL
3 5 (41.67%) Change Management
3 5 (41.67%) ITIL V3
3 5 (41.67%) Service Delivery
3 5 (41.67%) Virtual Environments
4 4 (33.33%) ITSM
5 3 (25.00%) Business Intelligence
5 3 (25.00%) Infrastructure Monitoring
5 3 (25.00%) Service Management
6 2 (16.67%) Performance Tuning
7 1 (8.33%) Capacity Management
7 1 (8.33%) Capacity Planning
7 1 (8.33%) Disaster Recovery
7 1 (8.33%) High Availability
7 1 (8.33%) MVC
7 1 (8.33%) Operational Acceptance Criteria
7 1 (8.33%) Problem-Solving
7 1 (8.33%) Process Improvement
7 1 (8.33%) Security Management
Programming Languages
1 12 (100.00%) SQL
2 6 (50.00%) C#
3 5 (41.67%) VB.NET
4 4 (33.33%) PowerShell
5 2 (16.67%) T-SQL
6 1 (8.33%) C
Qualifications
1 8 (66.67%) SC Cleared
1 8 (66.67%) Security Cleared
2 3 (25.00%) DV Cleared
3 1 (8.33%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (8.33%) SLA
System Software
1 5 (41.67%) Active Directory
2 3 (25.00%) Hyper-V
2 3 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (25.00%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 1 (8.33%) Ambari
1 1 (8.33%) Hadoop YARN
Vendors
1 3 (25.00%) Citrix
1 3 (25.00%) HP
1 3 (25.00%) ServiceNow
1 3 (25.00%) VMware
2 2 (16.67%) Microsoft
3 1 (8.33%) JD Edwards