Period
to 24 November 2017

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 24 November 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
South West > Devon
6 months to
24 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 47 48 50
Rank change year-on-year +1 +2 +8
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 2008 5 6 7
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Devon 0.87% 1.30% 1.21%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 4.55% 4.76% 5.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 4 7
Devon median daily rate £230 £310 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -25.81% +3.33% +9.09%
10th Percentile £205 £288 £263
90th Percentile £255 £332 £343
South West median daily rate £375 £338 £328
% change year-on-year +11.11% +3.05% +0.77%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Devon median hourly rate - - -
South West median hourly rate £47.50 - £100.00

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 110 126 138
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Devon 19.16% 27.21% 23.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 60 87 117
Devon median daily rate £380 £325 £373
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +16.92% -12.87% -14.74%
10th Percentile £205 £205 £263
90th Percentile £488 £501 £520
South West median daily rate £400 £370 £375
% change year-on-year +8.11% -1.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 7 5
Devon median hourly rate £35.00 £44.00 £27.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -20.45% +60.00% -73.43%
10th Percentile £29.00 £31.25 £19.65
90th Percentile £36.75 £49.44 £45.25
South West median hourly rate £35.00 £26.50 £35.50
% change year-on-year +32.08% -25.35% +27.93%

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 24 November 2017. 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
Exeter 0 2 - - 1
Plymouth - 1 £225 -
SQL Server 2008
South West

For the 6 months to 24 November 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 Devon region with a requirement for SQL Server 2008.

1 5 (100.00%) SQL
1 5 (100.00%) .NET
1 5 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 4 (80.00%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (60.00%) Migration
4 2 (40.00%) Scrum
4 2 (40.00%) Data Analysis
4 2 (40.00%) Visual Studio
4 2 (40.00%) MVC
4 2 (40.00%) AngularJS
4 2 (40.00%) Data Migration
4 2 (40.00%) C#
4 2 (40.00%) Greenfield Project
5 1 (20.00%) Windows Server
5 1 (20.00%) Application Virtualisation
5 1 (20.00%) PowerShell
5 1 (20.00%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (20.00%) Windows 7
5 1 (20.00%) Microsoft Azure
5 1 (20.00%) Microsoft Intune
5 1 (20.00%) Azure Active Directory
5 1 (20.00%) Windows 10
5 1 (20.00%) Windows
5 1 (20.00%) Microsoft
5 1 (20.00%) Active Directory
5 1 (20.00%) Intel
5 1 (20.00%) InstallShield
5 1 (20.00%) WSUS
5 1 (20.00%) SCCM

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:

Cloud Services
1 1 (20.00%) Azure Active Directory
1 1 (20.00%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (100.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (40.00%) Visual Studio
2 1 (20.00%) InstallShield
Job Titles
1 4 (80.00%) Developer
2 2 (40.00%) .NET Developer
2 2 (40.00%) Angular Developer
2 2 (40.00%) SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (100.00%) .NET
2 2 (40.00%) AngularJS
Miscellaneous
1 2 (40.00%) Greenfield Project
Operating Systems
1 1 (20.00%) Windows
1 1 (20.00%) Windows 10
1 1 (20.00%) Windows 7
1 1 (20.00%) Windows Server
1 1 (20.00%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (80.00%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (60.00%) Migration
3 2 (40.00%) Data Analysis
3 2 (40.00%) Data Migration
3 2 (40.00%) MVC
3 2 (40.00%) Scrum
4 1 (20.00%) Application Virtualisation
Programming Languages
1 5 (100.00%) SQL
2 2 (40.00%) C#
3 1 (20.00%) PowerShell
System Software
1 1 (20.00%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (20.00%) Microsoft Intune
1 1 (20.00%) SCCM
1 1 (20.00%) WSUS
Vendors
1 1 (20.00%) Intel
1 1 (20.00%) Microsoft