Period
to 21 February 2019

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 21 February 2019 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
21 Feb 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 72 91 72
Rank change year-on-year +19 -19 +2
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 2008 7 6 7
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cambridgeshire 0.68% 0.47% 0.66%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 3.03% 2.63% 3.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 6 6
Cambridgeshire median daily rate £431 £260 £406
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +65.87% -36.00% +45.74%
10th Percentile £338 £255 £356
90th Percentile £516 £544 £438
East of England median daily rate £425 £375 £400
% change year-on-year +13.33% -6.25% +9.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Cambridgeshire median hourly rate - - -
East of England median hourly rate - - -

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 231 228 182
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cambridgeshire 22.47% 17.85% 17.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 139 118 101
Cambridgeshire median daily rate £450 £388 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +16.13% +3.33% -6.25%
10th Percentile £335 £300 £250
90th Percentile £615 £525 £550
East of England median daily rate £440 £425 £388
% change year-on-year +3.53% +9.68% -0.32%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 1 2
Cambridgeshire median hourly rate £20.19 £55.00 £26.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -63.30% +105.61% +91.07%
10th Percentile £14.71 £52.50 £13.58
90th Percentile £38.05 £57.50 £40.53
East of England median hourly rate £17.31 £37.50 £36.00
% change year-on-year -53.83% +4.17% -1.37%

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 Daily Rate Histogram in Cambridgeshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing SQL Server 2008 in Cambridgeshire over the 6 months to 21 February 2019.

Contractor daily rate histogram 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 21 February 2019. 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
Cambridge - 2 £463 - 1
Peterborough +12 1 - - 1
SQL Server 2008
East of England

For the 6 months to 21 February 2019, 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 7 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 5 (71.43%) SQL
3 4 (57.14%) ITIL
3 4 (57.14%) SQL Server 2005
4 3 (42.86%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 3 (42.86%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 3 (42.86%) SQL Server 2012
4 3 (42.86%) .NET
5 2 (28.57%) ASP.NET
5 2 (28.57%) Microsoft Certification
5 2 (28.57%) Oracle
5 2 (28.57%) T-SQL
5 2 (28.57%) Business Intelligence
5 2 (28.57%) Data Centre
6 1 (14.29%) WSUS
6 1 (14.29%) Oracle Database 11g
6 1 (14.29%) PowerShell
6 1 (14.29%) Data Guard
6 1 (14.29%) Hyper-V
6 1 (14.29%) Team Foundation Server
6 1 (14.29%) Windows 7
6 1 (14.29%) RedGate
6 1 (14.29%) High Availability
6 1 (14.29%) Office 365
6 1 (14.29%) Windows 10
6 1 (14.29%) DBS Check
6 1 (14.29%) SQL Server 2014
6 1 (14.29%) SQL Server 2016
6 1 (14.29%) Web Operations
6 1 (14.29%) Windows Server

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 (14.29%) BizTalk Server
Cloud Services
1 1 (14.29%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (14.29%) DHCP
1 1 (14.29%) DNS
1 1 (14.29%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 4 (57.14%) SQL Server 2005
3 3 (42.86%) SQL Server 2012
3 3 (42.86%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 3 (42.86%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (14.29%) DTS
4 1 (14.29%) Oracle Database
4 1 (14.29%) Oracle Database 10g
4 1 (14.29%) Oracle Database 11g
4 1 (14.29%) Oracle Database 12c
4 1 (14.29%) SQL Server 2014
4 1 (14.29%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 1 (14.29%) Team Foundation Server
1 1 (14.29%) Visual Studio
Job Titles
1 3 (42.86%) DBA
2 2 (28.57%) Developer
2 2 (28.57%) SQL DBA
2 2 (28.57%) SQL Developer
2 2 (28.57%) SQL Server DBA
2 2 (28.57%) Team Leader
3 1 (14.29%) Administrator
3 1 (14.29%) Network Administrator
3 1 (14.29%) Oracle DBA
3 1 (14.29%) Oracle SQL Server DBA
3 1 (14.29%) Technical Leader
3 1 (14.29%) Technical Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (42.86%) .NET
2 2 (28.57%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 2 (28.57%) Data Centre
2 1 (14.29%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 1 (14.29%) Windows
1 1 (14.29%) Windows 10
1 1 (14.29%) Windows 7
1 1 (14.29%) Windows 8
1 1 (14.29%) Windows Server
1 1 (14.29%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (57.14%) ITIL
2 2 (28.57%) Business Intelligence
3 1 (14.29%) Database Security
3 1 (14.29%) Disaster Recovery
3 1 (14.29%) High Availability
3 1 (14.29%) Problem-Solving
3 1 (14.29%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (14.29%) Web Operations
Programming Languages
1 5 (71.43%) SQL
2 2 (28.57%) T-SQL
3 1 (14.29%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 2 (28.57%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (14.29%) DBS Check
2 1 (14.29%) MCDBA
2 1 (14.29%) MCP
2 1 (14.29%) MCSA
2 1 (14.29%) MCSE
2 1 (14.29%) OCP
2 1 (14.29%) Oracle Certification
System Software
1 1 (14.29%) Active Directory
1 1 (14.29%) Hyper-V
1 1 (14.29%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 1 (14.29%) Data Guard
1 1 (14.29%) Oracle RMAN
1 1 (14.29%) WSUS
Vendors
1 2 (28.57%) Oracle
2 1 (14.29%) HP
2 1 (14.29%) Microsoft
2 1 (14.29%) RedGate