Period
to 18 October 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 18 October 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
18 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 112 132 111
Rank change year-on-year +20 -21 -24
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 2008 27 13 40
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands 0.99% 0.42% 1.23%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 4.60% 2.10% 5.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 16 31
East Midlands median daily rate £380 £340 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +11.76% +4.62% +8.33%
10th Percentile £293 £320 £185
90th Percentile £541 £422 £388
England median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year - +6.67% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 1
East Midlands median hourly rate £17.50 - £14.50
10th Percentile £16.25 - £13.25
90th Percentile £18.75 - £15.75
England median hourly rate £26.90 £40.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year -33.58% +35.00% +6.19%

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 587 620 720
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands 21.45% 20.10% 22.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 385 396 450
East Midlands median daily rate £388 £375 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.33% -6.25% +14.29%
10th Percentile £288 £270 £250
90th Percentile £550 £538 £552
England median daily rate £475 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 30 8
East Midlands median hourly rate £40.00 £45.00 £16.09
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -11.11% +179.68% -10.61%
10th Percentile £15.13 £18.28 £12.58
90th Percentile £49.38 £63.00 £40.75
England median hourly rate £32.00 £30.63 £28.50
% change year-on-year +4.49% +7.46% +3.64%

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 Daily Rate Histogram in the East Midlands

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing SQL Server 2008 in the East Midlands over the 6 months to 18 October 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram 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 18 October 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
Derbyshire +21 12 £380 - 1
Northamptonshire - 6 £381 - 3
Nottinghamshire +7 4 £525 +54.41% 3
Leicestershire +10 3 £300 - 7
Lincolnshire +7 1 - - 3
SQL Server 2008
England

For the 6 months to 18 October 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 East Midlands region with a requirement for SQL Server 2008.

1 27 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 16 (59.26%) SQL
3 13 (48.15%) Agile Software Development
4 12 (44.44%) Oracle
4 12 (44.44%) Microsoft
4 12 (44.44%) SQL Server 2012
5 11 (40.74%) Relational Database
6 10 (37.04%) Oracle Database
6 10 (37.04%) Oracle Database 11g
6 10 (37.04%) RDBMS
6 10 (37.04%) XML
7 9 (33.33%) Web Services
7 9 (33.33%) SQL Server 2005
8 8 (29.63%) Netezza
8 8 (29.63%) Degree
8 8 (29.63%) Computer Science
8 8 (29.63%) Teradata
8 8 (29.63%) Data Warehouse
8 8 (29.63%) Snowflake Schema
8 8 (29.63%) Data Modelling
8 8 (29.63%) ETL
8 8 (29.63%) Oracle Database 10g
8 8 (29.63%) Informatica
8 8 (29.63%) DB2
8 8 (29.63%) C#
8 8 (29.63%) DB2 UDB
8 8 (29.63%) Unit Testing
8 8 (29.63%) Dimensional Modelling
8 8 (29.63%) Data Integration
8 8 (29.63%) Performance Monitoring

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:

Applications
1 1 (3.70%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (7.41%) Maximo
2 1 (3.70%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 3 (11.11%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (7.41%) PaaS
3 1 (3.70%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.70%) TCP/IP
1 1 (3.70%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 27 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 12 (44.44%) SQL Server 2012
3 11 (40.74%) Relational Database
4 10 (37.04%) Oracle Database
4 10 (37.04%) Oracle Database 11g
4 10 (37.04%) RDBMS
5 9 (33.33%) SQL Server 2005
6 8 (29.63%) Data Warehouse
6 8 (29.63%) DB2
6 8 (29.63%) DB2 UDB
6 8 (29.63%) Oracle Database 10g
6 8 (29.63%) Snowflake Schema
7 7 (25.93%) PowerCenter
8 5 (18.52%) SQL Server 2016
8 5 (18.52%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 3 (11.11%) SQL Server 2014
9 3 (11.11%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 2 (7.41%) Cognos Analysis Studio
10 2 (7.41%) Cognos Framework Manager
11 1 (3.70%) Oracle Database 12c
Development Applications
1 4 (14.81%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (7.41%) Jenkins
2 2 (7.41%) Octopus Deploy
2 2 (7.41%) TeamCity
3 1 (3.70%) Bitbucket
3 1 (3.70%) FishEye
3 1 (3.70%) Subversion
3 1 (3.70%) Visual Studio
General
1 7 (25.93%) Retail
2 2 (7.41%) Finance
3 1 (3.70%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 18 (66.67%) Developer
2 8 (29.63%) Informatica Developer
3 6 (22.22%) SQL Developer
4 5 (18.52%) C# Developer
5 4 (14.81%) C# Developer - E-Commerce
5 4 (14.81%) DBA
5 4 (14.81%) E-Commerce Developer
5 4 (14.81%) SQL DBA
5 4 (14.81%) SQL Server Developer
6 3 (11.11%) E-Commerce Specialist
6 3 (11.11%) SQL Server Specialist
7 2 (7.41%) .NET Developer
7 2 (7.41%) Azure DevOps
7 2 (7.41%) Azure DevOps Engineer
7 2 (7.41%) Azure Engineer
7 2 (7.41%) Cognos Developer
7 2 (7.41%) DevOps Engineer
8 1 (3.70%) Applications Support
8 1 (3.70%) Oracle DBA
8 1 (3.70%) Wintel Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (37.04%) XML
2 9 (33.33%) Web Services
3 6 (22.22%) Entity Framework
4 3 (11.11%) .NET
5 2 (7.41%) .NET Framework
6 1 (3.70%) Ajax
6 1 (3.70%) AngularJS
6 1 (3.70%) ASP.NET
6 1 (3.70%) ASP.NET MVC
6 1 (3.70%) ASP.NET Web API
6 1 (3.70%) CSS
6 1 (3.70%) HTML
6 1 (3.70%) jQuery
6 1 (3.70%) LINQ
6 1 (3.70%) LINQ to SQL
6 1 (3.70%) WCF
6 1 (3.70%) X-Windows
Miscellaneous
1 8 (29.63%) Computer Science
2 1 (3.70%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 4 (14.81%) Windows
2 3 (11.11%) Windows Server
2 3 (11.11%) Windows Server 2008
2 3 (11.11%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (3.70%) CentOS
3 1 (3.70%) Linux
3 1 (3.70%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (48.15%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (29.63%) Data Acquisition
2 8 (29.63%) Data Integration
2 8 (29.63%) Data Modelling
2 8 (29.63%) Dimensional Modelling
2 8 (29.63%) ETL
2 8 (29.63%) Logical Data Model
2 8 (29.63%) Performance Monitoring
2 8 (29.63%) Physical Data Model
2 8 (29.63%) Translating Business Requirements
2 8 (29.63%) Unit Testing
3 7 (25.93%) E-Commerce
4 4 (14.81%) Migration
5 3 (11.11%) Analytics
6 2 (7.41%) Business Intelligence
6 2 (7.41%) Data Migration
6 2 (7.41%) Database Security
6 2 (7.41%) DevOps
7 1 (3.70%) ITIL
7 1 (3.70%) MVC
Programming Languages
1 16 (59.26%) SQL
2 8 (29.63%) C#
3 4 (14.81%) T-SQL
4 2 (7.41%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 8 (29.63%) Computer Science Degree
1 8 (29.63%) Degree
1 8 (29.63%) Master's Degree
2 6 (22.22%) Security Cleared
3 5 (18.52%) SC Cleared
4 3 (11.11%) BPSS Clearance
5 2 (7.41%) MCSE
5 2 (7.41%) Microsoft Certification
6 1 (3.70%) CCNA
6 1 (3.70%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.70%) Data Quality
System Software
1 1 (3.70%) Active Directory
1 1 (3.70%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 1 (3.70%) Kubernetes
1 1 (3.70%) SCCM
Vendors
1 12 (44.44%) Microsoft
1 12 (44.44%) Oracle
2 8 (29.63%) Informatica
2 8 (29.63%) Netezza
2 8 (29.63%) Teradata
3 2 (7.41%) Cognos
3 2 (7.41%) SAP
3 2 (7.41%) VMware
4 1 (3.70%) Cisco
4 1 (3.70%) Dell
4 1 (3.70%) EMC
4 1 (3.70%) Snow
4 1 (3.70%) SolarWinds