Period
to 21 August 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the City of London 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 August 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
Central London > City of London
6 months to
21 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 209 179 167
Rank change year-on-year -30 -12 -92
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 2008 51 71 81
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 0.73% 1.07% 1.20%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 2.80% 4.10% 4.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 44 62 74
City of London median daily rate £488 £444 £438
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +9.86% +1.43% +2.94%
10th Percentile £354 £301 £307
90th Percentile £618 £548 £571
Central London median daily rate £488 £425 £438
% change year-on-year +14.71% -2.86% +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
City of London median hourly rate - £29.62 -
Central London median hourly rate - £29.62 -

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 the City of London with a requirement for database or business intelligence skills.

All Database and Business Intelligence Skills
City of London
Contract vacancies with a requirement for database or business intelligence skills 1,822 1,732 1,660
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 25.97% 26.14% 24.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,440 1,348 1,308
City of London median daily rate £525 £513 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.44% +7.89% +5.56%
10th Percentile £366 £356 £319
90th Percentile £675 £675 £638
Central London median daily rate £525 £500 £473
% change year-on-year +5.00% +5.82% +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 6 8
City of London median hourly rate £21.75 £22.99 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -5.40% +21.01% -45.71%
10th Percentile £19.50 £20.75 £15.83
90th Percentile £32.70 £31.44 £26.72
Central London median hourly rate £22.00 £24.49 £19.00
% change year-on-year -10.15% +28.87% -30.44%

SQL Server 2008
Job Vacancy Trend in the City of London

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

Job vacancy trend for SQL Server 2008 in the City of London

SQL Server 2008
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

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

Contractor daily rate trend for SQL Server 2008 in the City of London

SQL Server 2008
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing SQL Server 2008 in the City of London over the 6 months to 21 August 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for SQL Server 2008 in the City of London

SQL Server 2008
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for SQL Server 2008 in the City of London

SQL Server 2008
Contract Job Locations in the City of London

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 City of London region over the 6 months to 21 August 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
London Bridge - 3 £575 -
SQL Server 2008
Central London

For the 6 months to 21 August 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 City of London region with a requirement for SQL Server 2008.

1 51 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 36 (70.59%) SQL
3 27 (52.94%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 25 (49.02%) T-SQL
5 24 (47.06%) Finance
6 23 (45.10%) Agile Software Development
7 22 (43.14%) C#
8 20 (39.22%) Data Warehouse
8 20 (39.22%) Business Intelligence
9 16 (31.37%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 15 (29.41%) ETL
11 13 (25.49%) .NET
11 13 (25.49%) Microsoft
12 12 (23.53%) SQL Server 2012
12 12 (23.53%) Power BI
13 11 (21.57%) Windows
14 8 (15.69%) Visual Studio
14 8 (15.69%) Data Modelling
14 8 (15.69%) SQL Server Analysis Services
14 8 (15.69%) AngularJS
14 8 (15.69%) Team Foundation Server
15 7 (13.73%) System Testing
15 7 (13.73%) PowerShell
15 7 (13.73%) SQL Server 2005
15 7 (13.73%) Banking
15 7 (13.73%) Investment Banking
15 7 (13.73%) Front Office
16 6 (11.76%) MVC
16 6 (11.76%) Java
16 6 (11.76%) Fixed Income

SQL Server 2008
Co-occurring IT Skills in the City of London 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 2 (3.92%) Apache Spark
1 2 (3.92%) IIS
Applications
1 3 (5.88%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 4 (7.84%) ION MarketView
2 3 (5.88%) Markit EDM
3 1 (1.96%) Carpe Diem
Cloud Services
1 5 (9.80%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (1.96%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (1.96%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.96%) Firewall
1 1 (1.96%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 51 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 27 (52.94%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 20 (39.22%) Data Warehouse
4 16 (31.37%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 12 (23.53%) Power BI
5 12 (23.53%) SQL Server 2012
6 8 (15.69%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 7 (13.73%) SQL Server 2005
8 6 (11.76%) Relational Database
8 6 (11.76%) SQL Server 2014
9 4 (7.84%) Big Data
9 4 (7.84%) Oracle Database
9 4 (7.84%) Oracle Database 11g
10 3 (5.88%) Microsoft Analysis Services
10 3 (5.88%) SQL Server 2016
11 2 (3.92%) Apache Hive
11 2 (3.92%) Hadoop
11 2 (3.92%) Oracle BI EE
11 2 (3.92%) Sqoop
11 2 (3.92%) Star Schema
Development Applications
1 8 (15.69%) Team Foundation Server
1 8 (15.69%) Visual Studio
2 4 (7.84%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 3 (5.88%) Mercurial
3 3 (5.88%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
4 2 (3.92%) FitNesse
4 2 (3.92%) VSS/SourceSafe
5 1 (1.96%) Git (software)
5 1 (1.96%) JIRA
5 1 (1.96%) Moq
5 1 (1.96%) MSTest
5 1 (1.96%) NUnit
5 1 (1.96%) Subversion
General
1 24 (47.06%) Finance
2 7 (13.73%) Banking
2 7 (13.73%) Front Office
2 7 (13.73%) Investment Banking
3 4 (7.84%) Back Office
4 3 (5.88%) Marketing
5 1 (1.96%) Financial Institution
5 1 (1.96%) Law
Job Titles
1 37 (72.55%) Developer
2 20 (39.22%) SQL Developer
3 12 (23.53%) Business Intelligence Developer
4 8 (15.69%) Data Warehouse Developer
4 8 (15.69%) SQL BI Developer
5 7 (13.73%) SSIS Developer
6 5 (9.80%) Database Engineer
6 5 (9.80%) SSRS Developer
6 5 (9.80%) T-SQL Developer
7 4 (7.84%) .NET Developer
7 4 (7.84%) C# Developer
7 4 (7.84%) VMware Specialist
8 3 (5.88%) Database Developer
8 3 (5.88%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
8 3 (5.88%) Infrastructure Specialist
8 3 (5.88%) Senior Developer
8 3 (5.88%) SQL Database Developer
9 2 (3.92%) Oracle Developer
9 2 (3.92%) Senior .NET Developer
9 2 (3.92%) SQL DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (25.49%) .NET
2 8 (15.69%) AngularJS
3 6 (11.76%) .NET Framework
4 5 (9.80%) HTML
5 4 (7.84%) ASP.NET
5 4 (7.84%) Entity Framework
5 4 (7.84%) Node.js
5 4 (7.84%) RxJS
5 4 (7.84%) Socket.IO
5 4 (7.84%) WCF
6 3 (5.88%) Ajax
6 3 (5.88%) ASP.NET MVC
6 3 (5.88%) CSS
6 3 (5.88%) jQuery
6 3 (5.88%) REST
6 3 (5.88%) XML
7 2 (3.92%) JSON
7 2 (3.92%) Razor View Engine
7 2 (3.92%) XSD
7 2 (3.92%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 6 (11.76%) Fixed Income
2 5 (9.80%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 3 (5.88%) Fintech
4 2 (3.92%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (3.92%) Derivative
4 2 (3.92%) Fat Client
4 2 (3.92%) Greenfield Project
4 2 (3.92%) Reinsurance
4 2 (3.92%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 11 (21.57%) Windows
2 4 (7.84%) Linux
2 4 (7.84%) Windows Server
2 4 (7.84%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (3.92%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (45.10%) Agile Software Development
2 20 (39.22%) Business Intelligence
3 15 (29.41%) ETL
4 8 (15.69%) Data Modelling
5 7 (13.73%) System Testing
6 6 (11.76%) MVC
7 5 (9.80%) Defect Management
7 5 (9.80%) ETL Development
7 5 (9.80%) Kimball Methodology
7 5 (9.80%) Unit Testing
8 4 (7.84%) Analytics
8 4 (7.84%) Change Control
8 4 (7.84%) Continuous Integration
8 4 (7.84%) Data Management
8 4 (7.84%) Electronic Trading
8 4 (7.84%) Line Management
8 4 (7.84%) MVVM
8 4 (7.84%) Open Source
8 4 (7.84%) SDLC
8 4 (7.84%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 36 (70.59%) SQL
2 25 (49.02%) T-SQL
3 22 (43.14%) C#
4 7 (13.73%) PowerShell
5 6 (11.76%) Java
5 6 (11.76%) TypeScript
6 5 (9.80%) JavaScript
7 4 (7.84%) Bash Shell
8 3 (5.88%) VB
9 2 (3.92%) PL/SQL
9 2 (3.92%) Scala
9 2 (3.92%) VB.NET
9 2 (3.92%) VBA
10 1 (1.96%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
10 1 (1.96%) Python
10 1 (1.96%) VBScript
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.92%) Data Quality
2 1 (1.96%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (3.92%) HDFS
1 2 (3.92%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (1.96%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 2 (3.92%) Oozie
2 1 (1.96%) Control-M
2 1 (1.96%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 13 (25.49%) Microsoft
2 4 (7.84%) Atlassian
2 4 (7.84%) ION Trading
2 4 (7.84%) Nimble Storage
2 4 (7.84%) Oracle
2 4 (7.84%) VMware
3 3 (5.88%) Informatica
4 2 (3.92%) Tableau
5 1 (1.96%) Cisco
5 1 (1.96%) Cognos
5 1 (1.96%) IBM
5 1 (1.96%) iManage
5 1 (1.96%) Intapp
5 1 (1.96%) Perforce
5 1 (1.96%) ServiceNow