Period
to 17 August 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Devon 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 17 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
South West > Devon
6 months to
17 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 49 54 43
Rank change year-on-year +5 -11 +5
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 2008 4 5 6
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Devon 0.85% 0.80% 1.46%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 3.85% 4.59% 7.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 1 3
Devon median daily rate £301 £225 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +33.89% -25.00% -0.83%
10th Percentile £286 £213 £205
90th Percentile £313 £238 £355
South West median daily rate £350 £372 £338
% change year-on-year -5.91% +10.22% +3.05%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Devon median hourly rate - - £13.00
South West median hourly rate - £47.50 £25.88
% change year-on-year - +83.57% -13.75%

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 Devon with a requirement for database or business intelligence skills.

All Database and Business Intelligence Skills
Devon
Contract vacancies with a requirement for database or business intelligence skills 104 109 85
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Devon 22.17% 17.47% 20.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 65 67 53
Devon median daily rate £350 £400 £320
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -12.50% +25.00% -9.22%
10th Percentile £263 £244 £185
90th Percentile £491 £488 £394
South West median daily rate £414 £400 £370
% change year-on-year +3.44% +8.11% -1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 2 9
Devon median hourly rate £90.00 £35.00 £34.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +157.14% +2.94% +70.00%
10th Percentile £47.25 £35.00 £12.20
90th Percentile £134.75 £35.00 £48.60
South West median hourly rate £36.50 £39.50 £32.75
% change year-on-year -7.59% +20.61% +5.65%

SQL Server 2008
Job Vacancy Trend in Devon

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

Job vacancy trend for SQL Server 2008 in Devon

SQL Server 2008
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Devon

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

Contractor daily rate trend for SQL Server 2008 in Devon

SQL Server 2008
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Devon

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for SQL Server 2008 in Devon

SQL Server 2008
Contract Job Locations in Devon

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 Devon region over the 6 months to 17 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
Plymouth +26 4 £301 +33.89% 3
SQL Server 2008
South West

For the 6 months to 17 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 Devon region with a requirement for SQL Server 2008.

1 4 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 4 (100.00%) Windows
1 4 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 4 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 4 (100.00%) SCCM
1 4 (100.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 4 (100.00%) Windows Server
1 4 (100.00%) Problem-Solving
2 3 (75.00%) Office 365
2 3 (75.00%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (50.00%) Virtual Servers
3 2 (50.00%) VMware ESXi
3 2 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (50.00%) Middleware
3 2 (50.00%) Degree
3 2 (50.00%) Disaster Recovery
3 2 (50.00%) Identity Management
3 2 (50.00%) Finance
3 2 (50.00%) VMware
3 2 (50.00%) Intranet
3 2 (50.00%) Linux
3 2 (50.00%) SharePoint
4 1 (25.00%) SLA
4 1 (25.00%) IIS
4 1 (25.00%) SQL
4 1 (25.00%) .NET
4 1 (25.00%) Internet
4 1 (25.00%) Statistics
4 1 (25.00%) Information Security

SQL Server 2008
Co-occurring IT Skills in Devon 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 (50.00%) SharePoint
2 1 (25.00%) IIS
Cloud Services
1 3 (75.00%) Microsoft Azure
1 3 (75.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (50.00%) Intranet
2 1 (25.00%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (100.00%) SQL Server
General
1 2 (50.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) Analyst
1 2 (50.00%) Operations Analyst
1 2 (50.00%) Senior Analyst
1 2 (50.00%) Senior Operations Analyst
1 2 (50.00%) Server Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) 3rd Line Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) 3rd Line Server Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) 3rd Line Server Support
2 1 (25.00%) 3rd Line Support
2 1 (25.00%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Desktop Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Desktop Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Desktop Support
2 1 (25.00%) Operations Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Senior Desktop Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Senior Desktop Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Senior Operations Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Server Support
2 1 (25.00%) Server Support Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (50.00%) Middleware
2 1 (25.00%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 2 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (25.00%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 4 (100.00%) Windows
1 4 (100.00%) Windows Server
1 4 (100.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 2 (50.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (100.00%) Problem-Solving
2 2 (50.00%) Disaster Recovery
2 2 (50.00%) Identity Management
3 1 (25.00%) Application Virtualisation
3 1 (25.00%) Information Security
3 1 (25.00%) Line Management
3 1 (25.00%) Statistics
Programming Languages
1 1 (25.00%) PowerShell
1 1 (25.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (50.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (25.00%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (100.00%) Active Directory
2 2 (50.00%) Virtual Servers
2 2 (50.00%) VMware ESXi
2 2 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 4 (100.00%) SCCM
2 1 (25.00%) Microsoft Intune
Vendors
1 4 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (50.00%) VMware
3 1 (25.00%) Ivanti