Period
to 19 January 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the East Midlands 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 19 January 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
England > East Midlands
6 months to
19 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 132 108 95
Rank change year-on-year -24 -13 +5
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 2008 11 37 48
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands 0.37% 1.17% 1.53%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 1.87% 5.14% 6.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 27 33
East Midlands median daily rate £340 £325 £313
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.62% +4.00% +1.63%
England median daily rate £400 £365 £375
% change year-on-year +9.59% -2.67% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 7
East Midlands median hourly rate - - £15.50
England median hourly rate £40.00 £39.20 £26.25
% change year-on-year +2.04% +49.33% -8.50%

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 East Midlands with a requirement for database or business intelligence skills.

All Database and Business Intelligence Skills
East Midlands
Contract vacancies with a requirement for database or business intelligence skills 588 720 731
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands 19.59% 22.76% 23.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 377 448 434
East Midlands median daily rate £375 £375 £373
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +0.67% +14.62%
10th Percentile £270 £218 £250
90th Percentile £538 £550 £513
England median daily rate £470 £429 £425
% change year-on-year +9.43% +1.06% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 28 6 20
East Midlands median hourly rate £34.75 £19.50 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +78.21% +18.18% -52.86%
10th Percentile £13.78 £12.25 £10.83
90th Percentile £58.56 £41.25 £39.18
England median hourly rate £31.31 £27.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year +13.85% -8.33% +4.57%

SQL Server 2008
Job Vacancy Trend in the East Midlands

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

Job vacancy trend for SQL Server 2008 in the East Midlands

SQL Server 2008
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the East Midlands

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

Contractor daily rate trend for SQL Server 2008 in the East Midlands

SQL Server 2008
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the East Midlands

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for SQL Server 2008 in the East Midlands

SQL Server 2008
Contract Job Locations in the East Midlands

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 East Midlands region over the 6 months to 19 January 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
Nottinghamshire +3 9 £340 +13.33% 7
Derbyshire -1 1 - - 2
Leicestershire -12 1 £300 -17.24% 2
SQL Server 2008
England

For the 6 months to 19 January 2018, 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 East Midlands region with a requirement for SQL Server 2008.

1 11 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 9 (81.82%) Windows
3 7 (63.64%) Microsoft
3 7 (63.64%) Windows Server 2008
3 7 (63.64%) Windows Server 2012
4 6 (54.55%) SQL Server 2012
4 6 (54.55%) VMware
5 4 (36.36%) Agile Software Development
5 4 (36.36%) Subversion
5 4 (36.36%) SQL Server 2005
5 4 (36.36%) VLAN
5 4 (36.36%) VMware Infrastructure
5 4 (36.36%) Exchange Server 2007
5 4 (36.36%) Active Directory
5 4 (36.36%) DNS
5 4 (36.36%) SAN
5 4 (36.36%) Citrix
5 4 (36.36%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 4 (36.36%) MS Exchange
5 4 (36.36%) LAN
5 4 (36.36%) WAN
5 4 (36.36%) DHCP
5 4 (36.36%) TCP/IP
5 4 (36.36%) SQL
5 4 (36.36%) Windows Server
5 4 (36.36%) TeamCity
5 4 (36.36%) NAS
5 4 (36.36%) XenApp
5 4 (36.36%) Microsoft Azure
6 3 (27.27%) SQL Server 2016

SQL Server 2008
Co-occurring IT Skills in the East Midlands 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 4 (36.36%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
1 4 (36.36%) Exchange Server 2007
1 4 (36.36%) MS Exchange
2 1 (9.09%) NetWeaver
Cloud Services
1 4 (36.36%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (18.18%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (36.36%) DHCP
1 4 (36.36%) DNS
1 4 (36.36%) LAN
1 4 (36.36%) NAS
1 4 (36.36%) SAN
1 4 (36.36%) TCP/IP
1 4 (36.36%) VLAN
1 4 (36.36%) WAN
2 2 (18.18%) Firewall
2 2 (18.18%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 6 (54.55%) SQL Server 2012
3 4 (36.36%) SQL Server 2005
4 3 (27.27%) SQL Server 2016
5 2 (18.18%) Oracle Database
5 2 (18.18%) Oracle Database 11g
5 2 (18.18%) SQL Server 2014
6 1 (9.09%) BusinessObjects
6 1 (9.09%) SAP HANA
6 1 (9.09%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 1 (9.09%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 1 (9.09%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 4 (36.36%) Subversion
1 4 (36.36%) TeamCity
2 2 (18.18%) Bitbucket
2 2 (18.18%) FishEye
2 2 (18.18%) Jenkins
2 2 (18.18%) Octopus Deploy
2 2 (18.18%) ReSharper
2 2 (18.18%) YouTrack
3 1 (9.09%) Team Foundation Server
Job Titles
1 4 (36.36%) Developer
1 4 (36.36%) Infrastructure Technician
2 2 (18.18%) C# Developer
2 2 (18.18%) DevOps Engineer
2 2 (18.18%) IT Technician
2 2 (18.18%) WinForms Developer
3 1 (9.09%) Consultant
3 1 (9.09%) Full Stack Developer
3 1 (9.09%) SAP Basis Consultant
3 1 (9.09%) SAP Consultant
3 1 (9.09%) SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (27.27%) .NET
2 2 (18.18%) WCF
2 2 (18.18%) WinForms
3 1 (9.09%) .NET Framework
3 1 (9.09%) ASP.NET Web Forms
3 1 (9.09%) CSS
3 1 (9.09%) CSS3
3 1 (9.09%) HTML
3 1 (9.09%) HTML5
3 1 (9.09%) jQuery
3 1 (9.09%) SAP Basis
3 1 (9.09%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (18.18%) Computer Science
1 2 (18.18%) Driving Licence
1 2 (18.18%) Fat Client
1 2 (18.18%) Life Science
1 2 (18.18%) NHS
1 2 (18.18%) Thin Client
2 1 (9.09%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 9 (81.82%) Windows
2 7 (63.64%) Windows Server 2008
2 7 (63.64%) Windows Server 2012
3 4 (36.36%) Windows Server
4 3 (27.27%) Linux
5 2 (18.18%) CentOS
5 2 (18.18%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 2 (18.18%) Windows 7
5 2 (18.18%) Windows 8
6 1 (9.09%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (36.36%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (18.18%) Change Control
2 2 (18.18%) Continuous Integration
2 2 (18.18%) Data Management
2 2 (18.18%) DevOps
2 2 (18.18%) Test Automation
2 2 (18.18%) Use Case
3 1 (9.09%) Informatics
3 1 (9.09%) Infrastructure Management
3 1 (9.09%) Migration
3 1 (9.09%) MVVM
3 1 (9.09%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 4 (36.36%) SQL
2 3 (27.27%) C#
3 1 (9.09%) JavaScript
3 1 (9.09%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (18.18%) CCNA
1 2 (18.18%) CCNP
1 2 (18.18%) Cisco Certification
1 2 (18.18%) Degree
1 2 (18.18%) MCSA
1 2 (18.18%) Microsoft Certification
1 2 (18.18%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 4 (36.36%) Active Directory
1 4 (36.36%) VMware Infrastructure
1 4 (36.36%) XenApp
2 2 (18.18%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 3 (27.27%) SCCM
Vendors
1 7 (63.64%) Microsoft
2 6 (54.55%) VMware
3 4 (36.36%) Citrix
4 3 (27.27%) Oracle
5 2 (18.18%) Cisco
5 2 (18.18%) DevExpress
6 1 (9.09%) Cognos
6 1 (9.09%) Microgen
6 1 (9.09%) SAP
6 1 (9.09%) SolarWinds