Period
to 24 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Cambridge 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
Cambridgeshire > Cambridge
6 months to
24 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank - 42 71
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 2008 0 15 15
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cambridge - 2.34% 1.56%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category - 9.15% 6.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 10 10
Cambridge median daily rate - £350 £344
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +1.82% +14.58%
Cambridgeshire median daily rate £260 £350 £338
% change year-on-year -25.71% +3.70% -10.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Cambridge median hourly rate - £42.50 -
Cambridgeshire median hourly rate - £42.50 £23.50
% change year-on-year - +80.85% +6.82%

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 Cambridge with a requirement for database or business intelligence skills.

All Database and Business Intelligence Skills
Cambridge
Contract vacancies with a requirement for database or business intelligence skills 84 164 217
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cambridge 11.86% 25.63% 22.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 51 91 136
Cambridge median daily rate £375 £400 £389
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -6.25% +2.89% +7.99%
10th Percentile £313 £281 £266
90th Percentile £525 £550 £550
Cambridgeshire median daily rate £350 £394 £388
% change year-on-year -11.11% +1.61% +10.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 4
Cambridge median hourly rate - £15.00 £15.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -4.76% -62.94%
Cambridgeshire median hourly rate £16.78 £15.00 £23.50
% change year-on-year +11.87% -36.17% +4.44%

SQL Server 2008
Job Vacancy Trend in Cambridge

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

Job vacancy trend for SQL Server 2008 in Cambridge

SQL Server 2008
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Cambridge

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

Contractor daily rate trend for SQL Server 2008 in Cambridge

SQL Server 2008
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Cambridge

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for SQL Server 2008 in Cambridge