Period
to 20 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Dorset 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 20 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 > Dorset
6 months to
20 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 38 37 42
Rank change year-on-year -1 +5 -1
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 2008 4 7 6
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Dorset 1.35% 1.59% 1.36%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 7.69% 6.80% 6.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 3 3
Dorset median daily rate £375 £350 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.14% +7.69% +8.33%
10th Percentile £363 £232 £306
90th Percentile £388 £370 £352
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
Dorset 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 Dorset with a requirement for database or business intelligence skills.

All Database and Business Intelligence Skills
Dorset
Contract vacancies with a requirement for database or business intelligence skills 52 103 91
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Dorset 17.57% 23.41% 20.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 29 68 43
Dorset median daily rate £388 £338 £340
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +14.81% -0.74% -4.23%
10th Percentile £210 £200 £164
90th Percentile £504 £489 £503
South West median daily rate £400 £368 £375
% change year-on-year +8.84% -2.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 6 9
Dorset median hourly rate £39.50 £17.50 £27.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +125.71% -36.36% +14.58%
10th Percentile £37.25 £12.00 £12.00
90th Percentile £43.15 £25.88 £44.30
South West median hourly rate £35.00 £27.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year +29.63% -20.59% +14.29%

SQL Server 2008
Job Vacancy Trend in Dorset

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

Job vacancy trend for SQL Server 2008 in Dorset

SQL Server 2008
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Dorset

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

Contractor daily rate trend for SQL Server 2008 in Dorset

SQL Server 2008
Contract Job Locations in Dorset

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 Dorset region over the 6 months to 20 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
Bournemouth - 4 £375 -
SQL Server 2008
South West

For the 6 months to 20 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 Dorset region with a requirement for SQL Server 2008.

1 4 (100.00%) SQL
1 4 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 3 (75.00%) Microsoft
2 3 (75.00%) SQL Server 2012
2 3 (75.00%) Replication
2 3 (75.00%) SQL Server 2014
3 1 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (25.00%) NUnit
3 1 (25.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (25.00%) Systems Analysis
3 1 (25.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (25.00%) JIRA
3 1 (25.00%) WCF
3 1 (25.00%) jQuery
3 1 (25.00%) Performance Testing
3 1 (25.00%) Unit Testing
3 1 (25.00%) Continuous Integration
3 1 (25.00%) Kanban
3 1 (25.00%) ASP.NET MVC
3 1 (25.00%) MSTest
3 1 (25.00%) GitHub
3 1 (25.00%) AngularJS
3 1 (25.00%) Kendo UI
3 1 (25.00%) Jenkins
3 1 (25.00%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (25.00%) ASP.NET Web API
3 1 (25.00%) Issue Tracking
3 1 (25.00%) MVC
3 1 (25.00%) Scrum
3 1 (25.00%) Visual Studio

SQL Server 2008
Co-occurring IT Skills in Dorset 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 (25.00%) GitHub
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 3 (75.00%) SQL Server 2012
2 3 (75.00%) SQL Server 2014
3 1 (25.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (25.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 1 (25.00%) Jenkins
1 1 (25.00%) JIRA
1 1 (25.00%) MSTest
1 1 (25.00%) NUnit
1 1 (25.00%) Visual Studio
Job Titles
1 3 (75.00%) DBA
2 2 (50.00%) SQL DBA
2 2 (50.00%) SQL Server DBA
3 1 (25.00%) .NET Developer
3 1 (25.00%) Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (25.00%) .NET
1 1 (25.00%) AngularJS
1 1 (25.00%) ASP.NET
1 1 (25.00%) ASP.NET MVC
1 1 (25.00%) ASP.NET Web API
1 1 (25.00%) CSS
1 1 (25.00%) HTML
1 1 (25.00%) jQuery
1 1 (25.00%) Kendo UI
1 1 (25.00%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 3 (75.00%) Replication
2 1 (25.00%) Enterprise Software
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (25.00%) Continuous Integration
1 1 (25.00%) Issue Tracking
1 1 (25.00%) Kanban
1 1 (25.00%) MVC
1 1 (25.00%) Performance Testing
1 1 (25.00%) Scrum
1 1 (25.00%) Systems Analysis
1 1 (25.00%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 4 (100.00%) SQL
2 1 (25.00%) C#
2 1 (25.00%) JavaScript
Vendors
1 3 (75.00%) Microsoft