The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Derbyshire 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 3 months to 28 June 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
East Midlands / Derbyshire
3 months to
28 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank - 28 30
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 2008 0 3 5
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Derbyshire - 1.46% 2.24%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category - 11.11% 11.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 2 3
Median daily rate - £146 £305
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -52.29%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £330
% change year-on-year - +6.06%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.50 £30.00 £23.50
% change year-on-year +35.00% +27.65%  

SQL Server 2008 is in the database and business intelligence skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Derbyshire with a requirement for database and business intelligence skills.

Contract Database & Business Intelligence Skills
Derbyshire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for database and business intelligence skills 28 27 44
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Derbyshire 9.89% 13.11% 19.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 15 27
Median daily rate £416 £375 £370
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +11.00% +1.35%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £338 £146 £135
10% offered a daily rate of more than £440 £525 £420
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +6.66% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 3
Median hourly rate - - £41.25
UK excluding London median hourly rate £38.00 £31.14 £26.00
% change year-on-year +22.04% +19.75%  

SQL Server 2008
Job Vacancy Trend in Derbyshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Derbyshire citing SQL Server 2008 as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Database & Business Intelligence category.

Job vacancy trend for SQL Server 2008 in Derbyshire

SQL Server 2008
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Derbyshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for SQL Server 2008 in Derbyshire

For the 6 months to 28 June 2017, IT contractor jobs citing SQL Server 2008 also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Derbyshire region with a requirement for SQL Server 2008.

1 7 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 6 (85.71%) Microsoft
2 6 (85.71%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 6 (85.71%) SQL Server 2012
2 6 (85.71%) SQL
2 6 (85.71%) T-SQL
2 6 (85.71%) VBA
2 6 (85.71%) Microsoft Excel
2 6 (85.71%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 4 (57.14%) Finance
3 4 (57.14%) Banking
4 3 (42.86%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (14.29%) React
5 1 (14.29%) SDLC
5 1 (14.29%) Telerik
5 1 (14.29%) Subversion
5 1 (14.29%) MVC
5 1 (14.29%) Oracle Database 10g
5 1 (14.29%) Middleware
5 1 (14.29%) TDD
5 1 (14.29%) AngularJS
5 1 (14.29%) ASP.NET MVC 4
5 1 (14.29%) Jenkins
5 1 (14.29%) Oracle Database
5 1 (14.29%) Software Engineering
5 1 (14.29%) Ajax
5 1 (14.29%) SQL Server 2005
5 1 (14.29%) .NET Framework
5 1 (14.29%) Microsoft Enterprise Library
5 1 (14.29%) Degree

SQL Server 2008
Co-occurring IT Skills in Derbyshire 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:

Applications
1 6 (85.71%) Microsoft Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 6 (85.71%) SQL Server 2012
2 6 (85.71%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 6 (85.71%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (14.29%) Oracle Database
3 1 (14.29%) Oracle Database 10g
3 1 (14.29%) Oracle Database 11g
3 1 (14.29%) Oracle8/8i Database
3 1 (14.29%) Oracle9i Database
3 1 (14.29%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 1 (14.29%) Git (software)
1 1 (14.29%) Jenkins
1 1 (14.29%) Subversion
1 1 (14.29%) TeamCity
General
1 4 (57.14%) Banking
1 4 (57.14%) Finance
Job Titles
1 7 (100.00%) Developer
2 6 (85.71%) SQL Developer
3 4 (57.14%) Senior Developer
3 4 (57.14%) Senior SQL Developer
3 4 (57.14%) T-SQL Developer
4 1 (14.29%) C# Developer
4 1 (14.29%) UI Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (14.29%) .NET
1 1 (14.29%) .NET Framework
1 1 (14.29%) ADO.NET
1 1 (14.29%) Ajax
1 1 (14.29%) AngularJS
1 1 (14.29%) ASP.NET
1 1 (14.29%) ASP.NET MVC
1 1 (14.29%) ASP.NET MVC 4
1 1 (14.29%) Entity Framework
1 1 (14.29%) jQuery
1 1 (14.29%) JSON
1 1 (14.29%) Microsoft Enterprise Library
1 1 (14.29%) Middleware
1 1 (14.29%) MSMQ
1 1 (14.29%) Node.js
1 1 (14.29%) Silverlight
1 1 (14.29%) WCF
1 1 (14.29%) Web Services
1 1 (14.29%) WPF
1 1 (14.29%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 3 (42.86%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (14.29%) N-Tier
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (14.29%) Continuous Integration
1 1 (14.29%) MVC
1 1 (14.29%) SDLC
1 1 (14.29%) Software Engineering
1 1 (14.29%) TDD
1 1 (14.29%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 6 (85.71%) SQL
1 6 (85.71%) T-SQL
1 6 (85.71%) VBA
2 1 (14.29%) C#
2 1 (14.29%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 1 (14.29%) Degree
1 1 (14.29%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (14.29%) QA
Vendors
1 6 (85.71%) Microsoft
2 1 (14.29%) Oracle
2 1 (14.29%) Telerik