Period
to 21 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Edinburgh 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 21 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
Scotland > Edinburgh
6 months to
21 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 118 102 108
Rank change year-on-year -16 +6 -30
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 2008 16 25 31
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 0.54% 1.18% 0.97%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 2.98% 5.45% 5.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 12 24
Edinburgh median daily rate £425 £348 £361
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +22.30% -3.81% -0.76%
10th Percentile £138 £250 £304
90th Percentile £485 £420 £450
Scotland median daily rate £415 £348 £350
% change year-on-year +19.29% -0.71% -3.85%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 4 0
Edinburgh median hourly rate - £46.13 -
Scotland median hourly rate - £46.13 -

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 Edinburgh with a requirement for database or business intelligence skills.

All Database and Business Intelligence Skills
Edinburgh
Contract vacancies with a requirement for database or business intelligence skills 537 459 552
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 18.27% 21.72% 17.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 288 240 312
Edinburgh median daily rate £400 £364 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +9.97% -9.06% +6.67%
10th Percentile £309 £265 £275
90th Percentile £529 £513 £538
Scotland median daily rate £393 £350 £375
% change year-on-year +12.14% -6.67% +5.63%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 8 4
Edinburgh median hourly rate £43.39 £49.63 £28.71
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -12.56% +72.83% +16.01%
Scotland median hourly rate £42.70 £42.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year +1.65% +68.00% -9.09%

SQL Server 2008
Job Vacancy Trend in Edinburgh

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

Job vacancy trend for SQL Server 2008 in Edinburgh

SQL Server 2008
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Edinburgh

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

Contractor daily rate trend for SQL Server 2008 in Edinburgh

SQL Server 2008
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Edinburgh

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing SQL Server 2008 in Edinburgh over the 6 months to 21 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for SQL Server 2008 in Edinburgh

SQL Server 2008
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Edinburgh

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for SQL Server 2008 in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 21 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 Edinburgh region with a requirement for SQL Server 2008.

1 16 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 10 (62.50%) SQL
3 7 (43.75%) Finance
4 6 (37.50%) Microsoft
4 6 (37.50%) T-SQL
4 6 (37.50%) C#
5 4 (25.00%) .NET
5 4 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
5 4 (25.00%) Asset Management
5 4 (25.00%) SQL Server 2005
6 3 (18.75%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 3 (18.75%) FitNesse
6 3 (18.75%) Silverlight
6 3 (18.75%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 3 (18.75%) Business Intelligence
6 3 (18.75%) Data Mining
6 3 (18.75%) Windows
6 3 (18.75%) Data Warehouse
6 3 (18.75%) VB
6 3 (18.75%) Microsoft Office
6 3 (18.75%) SQL Server 2000
6 3 (18.75%) Markit EDM
6 3 (18.75%) SQL Server 2012
6 3 (18.75%) AngularJS
6 3 (18.75%) Analytical Skills
7 2 (12.50%) Microsoft Virtual Server
7 2 (12.50%) Driving Licence
7 2 (12.50%) Windows 10
7 2 (12.50%) Virtual Servers
7 2 (12.50%) EMIR

SQL Server 2008
Co-occurring IT Skills in Edinburgh 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 2 (12.50%) SharePoint
Applications
1 3 (18.75%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 3 (18.75%) Markit EDM
Cloud Services
1 2 (12.50%) Office 365
2 1 (6.25%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 4 (25.00%) SQL Server 2005
3 3 (18.75%) Data Mining
3 3 (18.75%) Data Warehouse
3 3 (18.75%) SQL Server 2000
3 3 (18.75%) SQL Server 2012
3 3 (18.75%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 3 (18.75%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 2 (12.50%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (6.25%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 3 (18.75%) FitNesse
2 2 (12.50%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (6.25%) CruiseControl
3 1 (6.25%) TeamCity
General
1 7 (43.75%) Finance
2 2 (12.50%) Telecoms
3 1 (6.25%) Advertising
3 1 (6.25%) Banking
3 1 (6.25%) Legal
3 1 (6.25%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 10 (62.50%) Developer
2 4 (25.00%) SQL Developer
3 3 (18.75%) .NET Developer
3 3 (18.75%) Analyst
3 3 (18.75%) Senior Analyst
3 3 (18.75%) SQL Analyst
4 2 (12.50%) 1st/2nd Line Support
4 2 (12.50%) 2nd Line Support
4 2 (12.50%) C# .NET Developer
4 2 (12.50%) C# Developer
4 2 (12.50%) C# WPF Developer
4 2 (12.50%) DBA
4 2 (12.50%) Silverlight Developer
4 2 (12.50%) SQL DBA
4 2 (12.50%) SQL Server Developer
4 2 (12.50%) WPF Developer
5 1 (6.25%) ETL Developer
5 1 (6.25%) Senior Analyst Developer
5 1 (6.25%) Senior Data Analyst
5 1 (6.25%) SQL Server DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (25.00%) .NET
2 3 (18.75%) AngularJS
2 3 (18.75%) Silverlight
3 2 (12.50%) WPF
4 1 (6.25%) ASP.NET
4 1 (6.25%) ASP.NET Web API
4 1 (6.25%) CSS
4 1 (6.25%) CSS3
4 1 (6.25%) HTML
4 1 (6.25%) HTML5
4 1 (6.25%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 3 (18.75%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (12.50%) Driving Licence
2 2 (12.50%) Fixed Income
3 1 (6.25%) Clustering
3 1 (6.25%) Greenfield Project
Operating Systems
1 3 (18.75%) Windows
2 2 (12.50%) Windows 10
2 2 (12.50%) Windows 7
2 2 (12.50%) Windows 8
2 2 (12.50%) Windows Server 2008
2 2 (12.50%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
1 4 (25.00%) Asset Management
2 3 (18.75%) Business Intelligence
3 2 (12.50%) Data Integration
3 2 (12.50%) Mobile Device Management
3 2 (12.50%) Stakeholder Engagement
4 1 (6.25%) Analytics
4 1 (6.25%) Continuous Integration
4 1 (6.25%) Data Extraction
4 1 (6.25%) Data Migration
4 1 (6.25%) Data Modelling
4 1 (6.25%) ETL
4 1 (6.25%) Microservices
4 1 (6.25%) Migration
4 1 (6.25%) Scrum
4 1 (6.25%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (6.25%) TDD
4 1 (6.25%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 10 (62.50%) SQL
2 6 (37.50%) C#
2 6 (37.50%) T-SQL
3 3 (18.75%) VB
4 2 (12.50%) PowerShell
5 1 (6.25%) JavaScript
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (12.50%) EMIR
System Software
1 2 (12.50%) Active Directory
1 2 (12.50%) Microsoft Virtual Server
1 2 (12.50%) Virtual Servers
Vendors
1 6 (37.50%) Microsoft