Period
to 16 October 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 16 October 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
16 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 226 184 167
Rank change year-on-year -42 -17 -91
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 2008 45 61 84
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 0.64% 0.89% 1.27%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 2.54% 3.61% 5.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 41 52 75
City of London median daily rate £475 £450 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.56% - +5.88%
10th Percentile £350 £328 £330
90th Percentile £588 £549 £551
Central London median daily rate £468 £450 £450
% change year-on-year +3.89% - +5.88%
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 1,774 1,688 1,664
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 25.31% 24.64% 25.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,395 1,335 1,321
City of London median daily rate £525 £525 £473
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +11.11% +2.16%
10th Percentile £375 £363 £325
90th Percentile £675 £675 £663
Central London median daily rate £525 £513 £461
% change year-on-year +2.44% +11.11% +2.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 9 3
City of London median hourly rate £27.25 £27.50 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -0.91% +44.74% -24.00%
10th Percentile £19.50 £20.75 £16.60
90th Percentile £40.66 £33.25 £41.90
Central London median hourly rate £27.25 £27.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year -0.91% +44.74% -15.56%

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 16 October 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 16 October 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 16 October 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 45 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 36 (80.00%) SQL
3 31 (68.89%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 25 (55.56%) T-SQL
5 23 (51.11%) Finance
6 22 (48.89%) Business Intelligence
6 22 (48.89%) Agile Software Development
7 21 (46.67%) Data Warehouse
8 19 (42.22%) C#
8 19 (42.22%) ETL
9 16 (35.56%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 13 (28.89%) SQL Server 2012
11 12 (26.67%) Power BI
11 12 (26.67%) .NET
12 11 (24.44%) Microsoft
13 9 (20.00%) Windows
14 8 (17.78%) Banking
15 7 (15.56%) .NET Framework
15 7 (15.56%) PowerShell
15 7 (15.56%) Oracle
15 7 (15.56%) Kimball Methodology
15 7 (15.56%) Microsoft Azure
16 6 (13.33%) Analytics
16 6 (13.33%) Big Data
16 6 (13.33%) SQL Server 2014
16 6 (13.33%) SQL Server 2016
16 6 (13.33%) Analytical Skills
16 6 (13.33%) MVC
16 6 (13.33%) SQL Server Analysis Services
16 6 (13.33%) SQL Server 2005

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 (4.44%) Apache Spark
1 2 (4.44%) IIS
Applications
1 3 (6.67%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (2.22%) Carpe Diem
1 1 (2.22%) ION MarketView
1 1 (2.22%) Markit EDM
Cloud Services
1 7 (15.56%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (2.22%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (2.22%) Office 365
Database & Business Intelligence
1 45 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 31 (68.89%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 21 (46.67%) Data Warehouse
4 16 (35.56%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 13 (28.89%) SQL Server 2012
6 12 (26.67%) Power BI
7 6 (13.33%) Big Data
7 6 (13.33%) SQL Server 2005
7 6 (13.33%) SQL Server 2014
7 6 (13.33%) SQL Server 2016
7 6 (13.33%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 5 (11.11%) Oracle Database
8 5 (11.11%) Oracle Database 11g
9 4 (8.89%) Oracle BI EE
9 4 (8.89%) Relational Database
9 4 (8.89%) SQL Server 2000
9 4 (8.89%) Star Schema
10 3 (6.67%) Microsoft Analysis Services
10 3 (6.67%) Oracle ODI
11 2 (4.44%) Sqoop
Development Applications
1 5 (11.11%) Team Foundation Server
2 4 (8.89%) Visual Studio
3 3 (6.67%) Mercurial
3 3 (6.67%) VSS/SourceSafe
4 2 (4.44%) ERwin
4 2 (4.44%) FitNesse
4 2 (4.44%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
5 1 (2.22%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 1 (2.22%) JIRA
General
1 23 (51.11%) Finance
2 8 (17.78%) Banking
3 6 (13.33%) Investment Banking
4 3 (6.67%) Back Office
4 3 (6.67%) Front Office
4 3 (6.67%) Marketing
5 2 (4.44%) Law
Job Titles
1 29 (64.44%) Developer
2 17 (37.78%) SQL Developer
3 12 (26.67%) Business Intelligence Developer
4 9 (20.00%) SQL BI Developer
5 8 (17.78%) Data Warehouse Developer
6 6 (13.33%) SSIS Developer
7 5 (11.11%) .NET Developer
7 5 (11.11%) Database Engineer
7 5 (11.11%) SSRS Developer
7 5 (11.11%) T-SQL Developer
8 4 (8.89%) VMware Specialist
9 3 (6.67%) Analyst
9 3 (6.67%) C# .NET Developer
9 3 (6.67%) C# Developer
9 3 (6.67%) Infrastructure Specialist
9 3 (6.67%) Oracle Developer
9 3 (6.67%) Senior .NET Developer
9 3 (6.67%) Senior Developer
10 2 (4.44%) Database Developer
10 2 (4.44%) SQL Database Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (26.67%) .NET
2 7 (15.56%) .NET Framework
3 5 (11.11%) AngularJS
3 5 (11.11%) ASP.NET
3 5 (11.11%) ASP.NET MVC
3 5 (11.11%) Entity Framework
4 4 (8.89%) jQuery
5 3 (6.67%) Ajax
5 3 (6.67%) HTML
5 3 (6.67%) REST
5 3 (6.67%) WCF
6 2 (4.44%) .NET Core
6 2 (4.44%) Angular 2
6 2 (4.44%) ASP.NET Web API
6 2 (4.44%) CSS
6 2 (4.44%) Kendo UI
6 2 (4.44%) React
6 2 (4.44%) SignalR
6 2 (4.44%) WinForms
6 2 (4.44%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 6 (13.33%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (6.67%) Fintech
2 3 (6.67%) Fixed Income
3 2 (4.44%) Greenfield Project
3 2 (4.44%) Reinsurance
4 1 (2.22%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
Operating Systems
1 9 (20.00%) Windows
2 4 (8.89%) Windows Server
2 4 (8.89%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (2.22%) Linux
3 1 (2.22%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (48.89%) Agile Software Development
1 22 (48.89%) Business Intelligence
2 19 (42.22%) ETL
3 7 (15.56%) Kimball Methodology
4 6 (13.33%) Analytics
4 6 (13.33%) MVC
5 5 (11.11%) Data Modelling
5 5 (11.11%) ETL Development
5 5 (11.11%) Scrum
5 5 (11.11%) System Testing
6 4 (8.89%) Decision-Making
6 4 (8.89%) Inmon Methodology
6 4 (8.89%) Performance Tuning
6 4 (8.89%) Regression Testing
6 4 (8.89%) SDLC
7 3 (6.67%) Data Management
7 3 (6.67%) Defect Management
7 3 (6.67%) Digital Marketing
7 3 (6.67%) SOLID
7 3 (6.67%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 36 (80.00%) SQL
2 25 (55.56%) T-SQL
3 19 (42.22%) C#
4 7 (15.56%) PowerShell
5 5 (11.11%) JavaScript
6 4 (8.89%) PL/SQL
7 3 (6.67%) Java
7 3 (6.67%) TypeScript
7 3 (6.67%) VB
8 2 (4.44%) Scala
8 2 (4.44%) VB.NET
8 2 (4.44%) VBA
9 1 (2.22%) Bash Shell
9 1 (2.22%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
9 1 (2.22%) Python
9 1 (2.22%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 1 (2.22%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (4.44%) Data Quality
System Software
1 3 (6.67%) Oracle RAC
2 2 (4.44%) HDFS
2 2 (4.44%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (4.44%) Oozie
2 1 (2.22%) Control-M
2 1 (2.22%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 11 (24.44%) Microsoft
2 7 (15.56%) Oracle
3 4 (8.89%) Nimble Storage
3 4 (8.89%) VMware
4 3 (6.67%) Informatica
5 2 (4.44%) Tableau
5 2 (4.44%) Telerik
6 1 (2.22%) Atlassian
6 1 (2.22%) IBM
6 1 (2.22%) iManage
6 1 (2.22%) Intapp
6 1 (2.22%) ION Trading
6 1 (2.22%) ServiceNow