Period
to 18 August 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 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
England > East Midlands
6 months to
18 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 133 129 102
Rank change year-on-year -4 -27 -21
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 2008 17 19 36
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands 0.59% 0.61% 1.14%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 2.87% 2.95% 5.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 18 23
East Midlands median daily rate £388 £350 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +10.71% - +12.00%
10th Percentile £275 £300 £205
90th Percentile £459 £460 £438
England median daily rate £400 £395 £375
% change year-on-year +1.27% +5.33% +3.45%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
East Midlands median hourly rate - - £14.50
England median hourly rate £34.70 £40.50 £26.00
% change year-on-year -14.32% +55.77% -8.77%

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 592 643 676
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands 20.63% 20.64% 21.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 367 407 433
East Midlands median daily rate £395 £363 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +8.97% -9.38% +14.29%
10th Percentile £287 £263 £251
90th Percentile £538 £500 £550
England median daily rate £475 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 17 7
East Midlands median hourly rate £40.00 £50.00 £16.09
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -20.00% +210.75% -25.16%
10th Percentile £14.06 £14.55 £12.35
90th Percentile £48.50 £58.50 £28.60
England median hourly rate £30.00 £30.00 £28.50
% change year-on-year - +5.26% +11.07%

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 August 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 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
Nottinghamshire -11 6 £388 +13.97% 8
Northamptonshire - 5 £375 - 4
Derbyshire +12 4 £388 -11.43%
Leicestershire +12 4 £300 -33.33% 1
SQL Server 2008
England

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

1 17 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 15 (88.24%) SQL
3 11 (64.71%) Microsoft
4 8 (47.06%) E-Commerce
4 8 (47.06%) Retail
5 7 (41.18%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 7 (41.18%) C#
6 6 (35.29%) Entity Framework
7 5 (29.41%) Agile Software Development
7 5 (29.41%) SQL Server 2016
8 4 (23.53%) SQL Server 2014
8 4 (23.53%) Relational Database
8 4 (23.53%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 4 (23.53%) SQL Server 2012
8 4 (23.53%) Migration
8 4 (23.53%) T-SQL
9 3 (17.65%) Windows
9 3 (17.65%) MCSE
9 3 (17.65%) RDBMS
9 3 (17.65%) Microsoft Certification
9 3 (17.65%) Data Migration
9 3 (17.65%) Team Foundation Server
9 3 (17.65%) Database Security
10 2 (11.76%) Windows Server
10 2 (11.76%) Jenkins
10 2 (11.76%) Data Quality
10 2 (11.76%) Octopus Deploy
10 2 (11.76%) DevOps
10 2 (11.76%) Microsoft Azure
10 2 (11.76%) Database Tuning

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 (5.88%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (5.88%) Maximo
Cloud Services
1 2 (11.76%) Microsoft Azure
1 2 (11.76%) PaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 7 (41.18%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 5 (29.41%) SQL Server 2016
4 4 (23.53%) Relational Database
4 4 (23.53%) SQL Server 2012
4 4 (23.53%) SQL Server 2014
4 4 (23.53%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 3 (17.65%) RDBMS
6 1 (5.88%) Cognos Analysis Studio
6 1 (5.88%) Cognos Framework Manager
6 1 (5.88%) Data Warehouse
6 1 (5.88%) Oracle Database
6 1 (5.88%) Oracle Database 11g
6 1 (5.88%) SQL Server 7
Development Applications
1 3 (17.65%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (11.76%) Jenkins
2 2 (11.76%) Octopus Deploy
2 2 (11.76%) TeamCity
3 1 (5.88%) Bitbucket
3 1 (5.88%) FishEye
3 1 (5.88%) Subversion
3 1 (5.88%) Visual Studio
General
1 8 (47.06%) Retail
2 2 (11.76%) Finance
Job Titles
1 8 (47.06%) Developer
2 6 (35.29%) DBA
2 6 (35.29%) SQL DBA
2 6 (35.29%) SQL Developer
3 5 (29.41%) C# Developer
4 4 (23.53%) C# Developer - E-Commerce
4 4 (23.53%) E-Commerce Developer
4 4 (23.53%) SQL Server Developer
5 3 (17.65%) Administrator
5 3 (17.65%) E-Commerce Specialist
5 3 (17.65%) SQL Server Specialist
6 2 (11.76%) Azure DevOps
6 2 (11.76%) Azure DevOps Engineer
6 2 (11.76%) Azure Engineer
6 2 (11.76%) DevOps Engineer
7 1 (5.88%) .NET Developer
7 1 (5.88%) Full Stack Developer
7 1 (5.88%) Project Manager
7 1 (5.88%) SQL Server DBA
7 1 (5.88%) T-SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (35.29%) Entity Framework
2 2 (11.76%) .NET
3 1 (5.88%) .NET Framework
3 1 (5.88%) Ajax
3 1 (5.88%) AngularJS
3 1 (5.88%) ASP.NET
3 1 (5.88%) ASP.NET MVC
3 1 (5.88%) ASP.NET Web API
3 1 (5.88%) CSS
3 1 (5.88%) HTML
3 1 (5.88%) jQuery
3 1 (5.88%) LINQ
3 1 (5.88%) LINQ to SQL
3 1 (5.88%) WCF
3 1 (5.88%) Web Services
3 1 (5.88%) XML
3 1 (5.88%) X-Windows
Operating Systems
1 3 (17.65%) Windows
2 2 (11.76%) Windows Server
2 2 (11.76%) Windows Server 2008
2 2 (11.76%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (5.88%) CentOS
3 1 (5.88%) Linux
3 1 (5.88%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (47.06%) E-Commerce
2 5 (29.41%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (23.53%) Migration
4 3 (17.65%) Data Migration
4 3 (17.65%) Database Security
5 2 (11.76%) Data Cleansing
5 2 (11.76%) Database Tuning
5 2 (11.76%) DevOps
6 1 (5.88%) Analytics
6 1 (5.88%) API Development
6 1 (5.88%) Business Intelligence
6 1 (5.88%) Data Security
6 1 (5.88%) Database Mirroring
6 1 (5.88%) Infrastructure Engineering
6 1 (5.88%) MVC
6 1 (5.88%) Scaled Agile Framework
6 1 (5.88%) Scrum
6 1 (5.88%) Service Design
6 1 (5.88%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 15 (88.24%) SQL
2 7 (41.18%) C#
3 4 (23.53%) T-SQL
4 1 (5.88%) JavaScript
4 1 (5.88%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 3 (17.65%) MCSE
1 3 (17.65%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (11.76%) Data Quality
2 1 (5.88%) GDPR
System Software
1 1 (5.88%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 1 (5.88%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 11 (64.71%) Microsoft
2 2 (11.76%) Oracle
3 1 (5.88%) Cognos
3 1 (5.88%) SAP
3 1 (5.88%) VMware