Period
to 19 July 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Cambridgeshire 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 July 2018 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
East of England > Cambridgeshire
6 months to
19 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 77 79 75
Rank change year-on-year +2 -4 -22
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 2008 3 4 17
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cambridgeshire 0.28% 0.34% 1.35%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 1.81% 2.26% 6.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 3 15
Cambridgeshire median daily rate £513 £425 £275
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +20.59% +54.55% -4.35%
10th Percentile £476 £408 £233
90th Percentile £559 £438 £395
East of England median daily rate £400 £388 £356
% change year-on-year +3.23% +8.77% +1.79%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Cambridgeshire median hourly rate - - -
East of England median hourly rate £26.90 - £40.00

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 Cambridgeshire with a requirement for database or business intelligence skills.

All Database and Business Intelligence Skills
Cambridgeshire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for database or business intelligence skills 166 177 276
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cambridgeshire 15.56% 14.85% 21.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 91 105 175
Cambridgeshire median daily rate £418 £350 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +19.29% -12.50% +14.29%
10th Percentile £281 £207 £233
90th Percentile £538 £500 £506
East of England median daily rate £425 £400 £390
% change year-on-year +6.25% +2.56% +4.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 5 1
Cambridgeshire median hourly rate £16.50 £17.50 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -5.71% -7.89% -17.39%
10th Percentile £13.65 £13.41 £18.50
90th Percentile £46.10 £38.75 £19.50
East of England median hourly rate £26.00 £31.25 £34.50
% change year-on-year -16.80% -9.42% +28.97%

SQL Server 2008
Job Vacancy Trend in Cambridgeshire

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

Job vacancy trend for SQL Server 2008 in Cambridgeshire

SQL Server 2008
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Cambridgeshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for SQL Server 2008 in Cambridgeshire

SQL Server 2008
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Cambridgeshire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for SQL Server 2008 in Cambridgeshire

SQL Server 2008
Contract Job Locations in Cambridgeshire

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 Cambridgeshire region over the 6 months to 19 July 2018. 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
Huntingdon - 1 - - 1
SQL Server 2008
East of England

For the 6 months to 19 July 2018, 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 Cambridgeshire region with a requirement for SQL Server 2008.

1 3 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 3 (100.00%) Windows
2 2 (66.67%) Replication
2 2 (66.67%) Clustering
2 2 (66.67%) SQL
2 2 (66.67%) Microsoft
2 2 (66.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 2 (66.67%) SQL Server 2005
2 2 (66.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 2 (66.67%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (33.33%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (33.33%) Database Mirroring
3 1 (33.33%) Windows 10
3 1 (33.33%) SQL Server 2014
3 1 (33.33%) SQL Server 2016
3 1 (33.33%) Windows Server
3 1 (33.33%) Compliance Management
3 1 (33.33%) NetSuite
3 1 (33.33%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 1 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (33.33%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (33.33%) Windows 7
3 1 (33.33%) High Availability
3 1 (33.33%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (33.33%) assyst
3 1 (33.33%) CommVault
3 1 (33.33%) JD Edwards
3 1 (33.33%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (33.33%) T-SQL
3 1 (33.33%) Microsoft Office

SQL Server 2008
Co-occurring IT Skills in Cambridgeshire 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 1 (33.33%) CMS
Applications
1 1 (33.33%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 1 (33.33%) assyst
1 1 (33.33%) Dynamics AX
1 1 (33.33%) NetSuite
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 2 (66.67%) SQL Server 2005
2 2 (66.67%) SQL Server 2012
2 2 (66.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 2 (66.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (33.33%) SQL Server 2014
3 1 (33.33%) SQL Server 2016
3 1 (33.33%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 1 (33.33%) Team Foundation Server
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) DBA
1 2 (66.67%) SQL DBA
2 1 (33.33%) Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) SQL Server DBA
2 1 (33.33%) Technical Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 2 (66.67%) Clustering
1 2 (66.67%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 3 (100.00%) Windows
2 1 (33.33%) Windows 10
2 1 (33.33%) Windows 7
2 1 (33.33%) Windows Server
2 1 (33.33%) Windows Server 2003
2 1 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (33.33%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (33.33%) Change Management
1 1 (33.33%) Compliance Management
1 1 (33.33%) Database Mirroring
1 1 (33.33%) ERP
1 1 (33.33%) ETL
1 1 (33.33%) High Availability
Programming Languages
1 2 (66.67%) SQL
2 1 (33.33%) T-SQL
Vendors
1 2 (66.67%) Microsoft
2 1 (33.33%) CommVault
2 1 (33.33%) JD Edwards