Period
to 22 July 2017

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 22 July 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
England > East Midlands
6 months to
22 Jul 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 124 98 72
Rank change year-on-year -26 -26 -28
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 2008 27 39 79
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands 0.85% 1.21% 2.39%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 3.94% 5.85% 9.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 26 27 53
East Midlands median daily rate £350 £375 £310
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -6.67% +20.97% +3.33%
10th Percentile £268 £263 £225
90th Percentile £462 £443 £413
England median daily rate £388 £375 £363
% change year-on-year +3.33% +3.45% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
East Midlands median hourly rate - £14.50 -
England median hourly rate £39.75 £24.50 £28.00
% change year-on-year +62.24% -12.50% +1.82%

SQL Server 2008 is in the database and business intelligence skills category. The next 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 and business intelligence skills.

Contract Database & Business Intelligence Skills
East Midlands
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for database and business intelligence skills 686 667 805
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the East Midlands 21.65% 20.69% 24.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 438 428 494
East Midlands median daily rate £363 £375 £335
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.33% +11.94% +3.08%
10th Percentile £243 £258 £213
90th Percentile £500 £563 £488
England median daily rate £450 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% +3.23%
Number of hourly rates quoted 18 5 12
East Midlands median hourly rate £50.00 £16.09 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +210.75% -35.64% -28.57%
10th Percentile £14.98 £11.90 £12.88
90th Percentile £57.00 £19.04 £39.43
England median hourly rate £30.00 £29.94 £25.00
% change year-on-year +0.20% +19.76% -13.79%

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 22 July 2017.

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 22 July 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
Nottinghamshire +9 11 £340 -9.33% 1
Derbyshire -7 8 £438 +200.69%
Northamptonshire -12 4 £281 -27.42%
Lincolnshire -6 2 £406 - 1
Leicestershire -18 1 £450 +63.64% 1
SQL Server 2008
England

For the 6 months to 22 July 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 East Midlands region with a requirement for SQL Server 2008.

1 27 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 17 (62.96%) Microsoft
3 12 (44.44%) .NET
3 12 (44.44%) SQL
4 11 (40.74%) SQL Server 2012
5 10 (37.04%) T-SQL
5 10 (37.04%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 9 (33.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 9 (33.33%) C#
6 9 (33.33%) JavaScript
6 9 (33.33%) ASP.NET
7 8 (29.63%) CSS
7 8 (29.63%) HTML
7 8 (29.63%) SQL Server 2005
8 7 (25.93%) Finance
8 7 (25.93%) Windows
9 6 (22.22%) Microsoft Excel
9 6 (22.22%) VBA
9 6 (22.22%) Banking
9 6 (22.22%) Web Development
10 5 (18.52%) Agile Software Development
10 5 (18.52%) Visual Studio
10 5 (18.52%) XML
10 5 (18.52%) jQuery
10 5 (18.52%) Analytical Skills
11 4 (14.81%) Sitefinity
11 4 (14.81%) Web Services
11 4 (14.81%) MVC
11 4 (14.81%) CMS
11 4 (14.81%) WCF

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 (14.81%) CMS
1 4 (14.81%) Sitefinity
2 3 (11.11%) SharePoint
3 2 (7.41%) Exchange Server 2007
3 2 (7.41%) Exchange Server 2010
3 2 (7.41%) Exchange Server 2013
3 2 (7.41%) IIS
3 2 (7.41%) MS Exchange
4 1 (3.70%) JBoss
4 1 (3.70%) NetWeaver
4 1 (3.70%) SharePoint 2010
4 1 (3.70%) SharePoint Server
4 1 (3.70%) WebSphere
4 1 (3.70%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 6 (22.22%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (3.70%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 1 (3.70%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.70%) Azure Machine Learning
1 1 (3.70%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.70%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 27 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 11 (40.74%) SQL Server 2012
3 10 (37.04%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 9 (33.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 8 (29.63%) SQL Server 2005
6 3 (11.11%) Data Warehouse
6 3 (11.11%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 2 (7.41%) DB2
7 2 (7.41%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
7 2 (7.41%) Oracle Database
7 2 (7.41%) Oracle Database 10g
7 2 (7.41%) Oracle Database 11g
7 2 (7.41%) Oracle9i Database
7 2 (7.41%) Power BI
8 1 (3.70%) BODI
8 1 (3.70%) BusinessObjects
8 1 (3.70%) Oracle8/8i Database
8 1 (3.70%) SQL Server 2000
8 1 (3.70%) SQL Server 2016
8 1 (3.70%) VLDB
Development Applications
1 5 (18.52%) Visual Studio
2 3 (11.11%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
3 2 (7.41%) Git (software)
3 2 (7.41%) JIRA
3 2 (7.41%) Subversion
3 2 (7.41%) TeamCity
4 1 (3.70%) Jenkins
4 1 (3.70%) Lombardi
4 1 (3.70%) ReSharper
4 1 (3.70%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (3.70%) YouTrack
General
1 7 (25.93%) Finance
2 6 (22.22%) Banking
3 1 (3.70%) Advertising
3 1 (3.70%) Marketing
3 1 (3.70%) Retail
Job Titles
1 18 (66.67%) Developer
2 7 (25.93%) SQL Developer
3 5 (18.52%) .NET Developer
4 4 (14.81%) ASP.NET Developer
4 4 (14.81%) C# Developer
4 4 (14.81%) CMS Developer
4 4 (14.81%) Senior Developer
4 4 (14.81%) Senior SQL Developer
4 4 (14.81%) T-SQL Developer
5 3 (11.11%) DBA
5 3 (11.11%) SQL DBA
5 3 (11.11%) Web Developer
6 2 (7.41%) .NET Web Developer
6 2 (7.41%) 2nd Line Engineer
6 2 (7.41%) 2nd Line Support
6 2 (7.41%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
6 2 (7.41%) C# .NET Developer
6 2 (7.41%) C# Web Developer
6 2 (7.41%) Scrum Master
6 2 (7.41%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (44.44%) .NET
2 9 (33.33%) ASP.NET
3 8 (29.63%) CSS
3 8 (29.63%) HTML
4 5 (18.52%) jQuery
4 5 (18.52%) XML
5 4 (14.81%) WCF
5 4 (14.81%) Web Services
6 3 (11.11%) Ajax
7 2 (7.41%) .NET Framework
7 2 (7.41%) AngularJS
7 2 (7.41%) ASP.NET MVC
7 2 (7.41%) ASP.NET MVC 4
7 2 (7.41%) Entity Framework
7 2 (7.41%) HTML5
7 2 (7.41%) Middleware
7 2 (7.41%) Velocity
8 1 (3.70%) CSS3
8 1 (3.70%) LESS
8 1 (3.70%) Sencha Touch
Miscellaneous
1 5 (18.52%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (7.41%) Virtual Team
3 1 (3.70%) Clustering
3 1 (3.70%) e-Learning
3 1 (3.70%) Market Risk
3 1 (3.70%) N-Tier
3 1 (3.70%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 7 (25.93%) Windows
2 3 (11.11%) Windows Server
2 3 (11.11%) Windows Server 2008
2 3 (11.11%) Windows Server 2012
3 2 (7.41%) Android
3 2 (7.41%) Apple iOS
3 2 (7.41%) Windows Mobile
4 1 (3.70%) Linux
4 1 (3.70%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (22.22%) Web Development
2 5 (18.52%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (14.81%) MVC
4 3 (11.11%) Business Intelligence
4 3 (11.11%) Time Management
5 2 (7.41%) Coaching
5 2 (7.41%) Continuous Integration
5 2 (7.41%) Desktop Virtualisation
5 2 (7.41%) DevOps
5 2 (7.41%) ETL
5 2 (7.41%) Mentoring
5 2 (7.41%) Performance Metrics
5 2 (7.41%) Scrum
5 2 (7.41%) Server Virtualisation
5 2 (7.41%) User Stories
5 2 (7.41%) Workflow
6 1 (3.70%) Change Management
6 1 (3.70%) Content Management
6 1 (3.70%) Risk Management
6 1 (3.70%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 12 (44.44%) SQL
2 10 (37.04%) T-SQL
3 9 (33.33%) C#
3 9 (33.33%) JavaScript
4 6 (22.22%) VBA
5 1 (3.70%) Java
5 1 (3.70%) PowerShell
5 1 (3.70%) VB.NET
5 1 (3.70%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 3 (11.11%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (7.41%) CCNA
2 2 (7.41%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (7.41%) MCSE
2 2 (7.41%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 1 (3.70%) Degree
3 1 (3.70%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.70%) QA
1 1 (3.70%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (7.41%) Hyper-V
1 2 (7.41%) Terminal Server
1 2 (7.41%) VMware Infrastructure
1 2 (7.41%) XenApp
1 2 (7.41%) XenDesktop
2 1 (3.70%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 17 (62.96%) Microsoft
2 3 (11.11%) Oracle
3 2 (7.41%) Citrix
3 2 (7.41%) SAP
3 2 (7.41%) VMware
4 1 (3.70%) DevExpress
4 1 (3.70%) IBM
4 1 (3.70%) Sencha
4 1 (3.70%) Telerik
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