Period
to 24 November 2017

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 24 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 East > Buckinghamshire
6 months to
24 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 116 92 97
Rank change year-on-year -24 +5 +1
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 2008 12 14 38
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Buckinghamshire 0.51% 0.81% 1.43%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 2.37% 3.32% 5.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 12 20
Buckinghamshire median daily rate £358 £325 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +10.00% -7.14% +7.69%
10th Percentile £306 £185 £253
90th Percentile £422 £436 £438
South East median daily rate £395 £400 £350
% change year-on-year -1.25% +14.29% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Buckinghamshire median hourly rate - - -
South East median hourly rate £50.00 £45.00 £22.75
% change year-on-year +11.11% +97.80% -44.85%

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 506 422 653
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Buckinghamshire 21.35% 24.27% 24.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 206 206 282
Buckinghamshire median daily rate £388 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.33% - +15.38%
10th Percentile £304 £263 £263
90th Percentile £500 £522 £513
South East median daily rate £413 £400 £378
% change year-on-year +3.13% +5.96% +7.86%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 3 11
Buckinghamshire median hourly rate £19.00 £26.50 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -28.30% +17.78% +9.76%
10th Percentile £14.30 £25.35 £14.00
90th Percentile £49.60 £47.45 £35.25
South East median hourly rate £42.00 £26.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year +58.49% -3.64% +10.00%

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 24 November 2017.

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 24 November 2017. 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 11 £370 +33.94%
Gerrards Cross - 1 £325 -
SQL Server 2008
South East

For the 6 months to 24 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 Buckinghamshire region with a requirement for SQL Server 2008.

1 12 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 11 (91.67%) SQL
3 9 (75.00%) Windows
4 8 (66.67%) Active Directory
4 8 (66.67%) Windows Server 2003
4 8 (66.67%) Windows Server 2008
5 7 (58.33%) VMware Infrastructure
5 7 (58.33%) Windows Server 2012
5 7 (58.33%) SharePoint
5 7 (58.33%) ITIL
5 7 (58.33%) .NET
5 7 (58.33%) VMware
6 6 (50.00%) Dynamics GP
6 6 (50.00%) IIS
6 6 (50.00%) Microsoft Office
6 6 (50.00%) Office 365
6 6 (50.00%) ITIL V3
6 6 (50.00%) SC Cleared
6 6 (50.00%) Security Cleared
6 6 (50.00%) Virtual Environments
7 5 (41.67%) Dynamics CRM
7 5 (41.67%) Analytical Skills
7 5 (41.67%) Linux
7 5 (41.67%) HP
7 5 (41.67%) CRM
7 5 (41.67%) Microsoft
7 5 (41.67%) Citrix
7 5 (41.67%) VMware Workstation
8 4 (33.33%) Service Management
8 4 (33.33%) ITSM

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 7 (58.33%) SharePoint
2 6 (50.00%) IIS
3 3 (25.00%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 6 (50.00%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 6 (50.00%) Dynamics GP
2 5 (41.67%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 6 (50.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (8.33%) DNS
1 1 (8.33%) Extranet
1 1 (8.33%) Intranet
1 1 (8.33%) Network Security
1 1 (8.33%) SAN
1 1 (8.33%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 3 (25.00%) SQL Server 2012
2 3 (25.00%) SQL Server 2016
3 2 (16.67%) SQL Server 2005
4 1 (8.33%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 1 (8.33%) MSI
General
1 2 (16.67%) Finance
2 1 (8.33%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 5 (41.67%) 3rd Line Support
2 3 (25.00%) 3rd Line Support Specialist
2 3 (25.00%) Developer
2 3 (25.00%) SQL Developer
2 3 (25.00%) Support Specialist
3 2 (16.67%) Architect
3 2 (16.67%) Database Developer
3 2 (16.67%) SQL Database Developer
4 1 (8.33%) .NET Developer
4 1 (8.33%) Angular Developer
4 1 (8.33%) ASP.NET Developer
4 1 (8.33%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
4 1 (8.33%) C# .NET Developer
4 1 (8.33%) C# ASP.NET Developer
4 1 (8.33%) C# Developer
4 1 (8.33%) Server Specialist
4 1 (8.33%) SharePoint Support
4 1 (8.33%) SQL Server Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (58.33%) .NET
2 2 (16.67%) Web Services
3 1 (8.33%) Ajax
3 1 (8.33%) AngularJS
3 1 (8.33%) ASP.NET
3 1 (8.33%) ASP.NET MVC
3 1 (8.33%) ASP.NET Web Forms
3 1 (8.33%) HTML
3 1 (8.33%) HTML5
3 1 (8.33%) jQuery
3 1 (8.33%) Razor View Engine
3 1 (8.33%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 5 (41.67%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (16.67%) Data Centre
3 1 (8.33%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 9 (75.00%) Windows
2 8 (66.67%) Windows Server 2003
2 8 (66.67%) Windows Server 2008
3 7 (58.33%) Windows Server 2012
4 5 (41.67%) Linux
5 3 (25.00%) Windows Server
6 2 (16.67%) Unix
7 1 (8.33%) Windows 10
7 1 (8.33%) Windows 7
7 1 (8.33%) Windows 8
7 1 (8.33%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (58.33%) ITIL
2 6 (50.00%) ITIL V3
2 6 (50.00%) Virtual Environments
3 5 (41.67%) CRM
4 4 (33.33%) ITSM
4 4 (33.33%) Service Management
5 3 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
5 3 (25.00%) Change Management
5 3 (25.00%) Operational Acceptance Criteria
6 2 (16.67%) Agile Project Management
6 2 (16.67%) PRINCE2
6 2 (16.67%) Project Management
7 1 (8.33%) E-Commerce
7 1 (8.33%) Infrastructure Monitoring
7 1 (8.33%) MVC
7 1 (8.33%) Problem Management
7 1 (8.33%) Service Delivery
7 1 (8.33%) TDD
7 1 (8.33%) TOGAF
7 1 (8.33%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 11 (91.67%) SQL
2 2 (16.67%) T-SQL
3 1 (8.33%) C#
3 1 (8.33%) JavaScript
3 1 (8.33%) VB
3 1 (8.33%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 6 (50.00%) SC Cleared
1 6 (50.00%) Security Cleared
2 3 (25.00%) DV Cleared
3 2 (16.67%) GSAE
3 2 (16.67%) MCSE
3 2 (16.67%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (8.33%) SLA
System Software
1 8 (66.67%) Active Directory
2 7 (58.33%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (41.67%) VMware Workstation
4 4 (33.33%) Hyper-V
5 2 (16.67%) Virtual Desktop
5 2 (16.67%) XenApp
6 1 (8.33%) Microsoft App-V
6 1 (8.33%) VMware ESXi
6 1 (8.33%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 1 (8.33%) EdgeSight
1 1 (8.33%) SCOM
Vendors
1 7 (58.33%) VMware
2 5 (41.67%) Citrix
2 5 (41.67%) HP
2 5 (41.67%) Microsoft
3 4 (33.33%) ServiceNow
4 2 (16.67%) NetApp
5 1 (8.33%) 3PAR
5 1 (8.33%) Altiris
5 1 (8.33%) AppSense
5 1 (8.33%) Cisco
5 1 (8.33%) EMC