Period
to 27 May 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Essex 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 27 May 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
6 months to
27 May 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 72 80 56
Rank change year-on-year +8 -24 +9
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 2008 9 12 22
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Essex 1.30% 1.47% 2.42%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 5.88% 5.13% 8.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 7 17
Essex median daily rate £450 £438 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.86% +25.00% -11.95%
10th Percentile £272 £375 £295
90th Percentile £519 £480 £450
East of England median daily rate £388 £388 £350
% change year-on-year - +10.71% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Essex median hourly rate - - £40.00
East of England median hourly rate - - £42.50

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 Essex with a requirement for database or business intelligence skills.

All Database and Business Intelligence Skills
Essex
Contract vacancies with a requirement for database or business intelligence skills 153 234 252
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Essex 22.14% 28.64% 27.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 97 151 128
Essex median daily rate £475 £435 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +9.20% +33.85% -7.14%
10th Percentile £325 £300 £220
90th Percentile £578 £568 £472
East of England median daily rate £425 £400 £390
% change year-on-year +6.25% +2.56% +4.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 9 27
Essex median hourly rate £37.77 £35.00 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +7.91% - -7.89%
10th Percentile £14.64 £29.70 £26.70
90th Percentile £45.90 £47.00 £62.50
East of England median hourly rate £24.00 £32.00 £36.50
% change year-on-year -25.00% -12.33% +2.82%

SQL Server 2008
Job Vacancy Trend in Essex

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

Job vacancy trend for SQL Server 2008 in Essex

SQL Server 2008
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Essex

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

Contractor daily rate trend for SQL Server 2008 in Essex

SQL Server 2008
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Essex

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing SQL Server 2008 in Essex over the 6 months to 27 May 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for SQL Server 2008 in Essex

SQL Server 2008
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Essex

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for SQL Server 2008 in Essex

SQL Server 2008
Contract Job Locations in Essex

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 Essex region over the 6 months to 27 May 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
Brentwood - 3 £500 -
Witham - 1 £360 -
SQL Server 2008
East of England

For the 6 months to 27 May 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 Essex region with a requirement for SQL Server 2008.

1 9 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 7 (77.78%) Microsoft
3 5 (55.56%) Active Directory
3 5 (55.56%) Windows
3 5 (55.56%) SQL
3 5 (55.56%) Finance
3 5 (55.56%) VMware
3 5 (55.56%) Windows Server 2008
4 4 (44.44%) PowerShell
4 4 (44.44%) Business Intelligence
4 4 (44.44%) VBScript
4 4 (44.44%) VB.NET
4 4 (44.44%) .NET
4 4 (44.44%) OLAP
4 4 (44.44%) HP
4 4 (44.44%) C#
4 4 (44.44%) Office 365
4 4 (44.44%) SQL Server 2012
4 4 (44.44%) Windows Server 2012
5 3 (33.33%) Data Transformation
5 3 (33.33%) Logical Data Model
5 3 (33.33%) Physical Data Model
5 3 (33.33%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
5 3 (33.33%) NetScaler
5 3 (33.33%) 3PAR
5 3 (33.33%) Ticket Management
5 3 (33.33%) Performance Tuning
5 3 (33.33%) DNS
5 3 (33.33%) Citrix
5 3 (33.33%) T-SQL

SQL Server 2008
Co-occurring IT Skills in Essex 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 3 (33.33%) SharePoint
2 1 (11.11%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 1 (11.11%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (11.11%) Exchange Server 2013
2 1 (11.11%) MS Exchange
Cloud Services
1 4 (44.44%) Office 365
2 3 (33.33%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 3 (33.33%) DHCP
1 3 (33.33%) DNS
1 3 (33.33%) NetScaler
2 2 (22.22%) Firewall
2 2 (22.22%) VoIP
3 1 (11.11%) Cisco ASA
3 1 (11.11%) Cisco Nexus
3 1 (11.11%) Ethernet
3 1 (11.11%) Fibre Channel
3 1 (11.11%) LAN
3 1 (11.11%) SMTP
3 1 (11.11%) TCP/IP
3 1 (11.11%) VLAN
3 1 (11.11%) VPN
3 1 (11.11%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 4 (44.44%) OLAP
2 4 (44.44%) SQL Server 2012
3 3 (33.33%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
3 3 (33.33%) OLTP
3 3 (33.33%) SQL Server 2005
3 3 (33.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 3 (33.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 2 (22.22%) SQL Server Analysis Services
General
1 5 (55.56%) Finance
2 1 (11.11%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 4 (44.44%) Developer
1 4 (44.44%) SQL Developer
2 3 (33.33%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 2 (22.22%) 3rd Line Engineer
3 2 (22.22%) Project Engineer
3 2 (22.22%) VMware Engineer
4 1 (11.11%) 2nd/3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
4 1 (11.11%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
4 1 (11.11%) Analyst
4 1 (11.11%) Azure Engineer
4 1 (11.11%) ETL Developer
4 1 (11.11%) Infrastructure Analyst
4 1 (11.11%) IT Engineer
4 1 (11.11%) IT Infrastructure Engineer
4 1 (11.11%) Systems Analyst
4 1 (11.11%) VMware Infrastructure Engineer
4 1 (11.11%) Windows Engineer
4 1 (11.11%) Windows Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (44.44%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 1 (11.11%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (11.11%) Blackberry
1 1 (11.11%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 5 (55.56%) Windows
1 5 (55.56%) Windows Server 2008
2 4 (44.44%) Windows Server 2012
3 2 (22.22%) Windows Server
4 1 (11.11%) Windows 7
4 1 (11.11%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (44.44%) Business Intelligence
2 3 (33.33%) Data Integration
2 3 (33.33%) Data Modelling
2 3 (33.33%) Data Transformation
2 3 (33.33%) Logical Data Model
2 3 (33.33%) Performance Tuning
2 3 (33.33%) Physical Data Model
2 3 (33.33%) Ticket Management
3 2 (22.22%) ETL
3 2 (22.22%) High Availability
3 2 (22.22%) Migration
3 2 (22.22%) System Testing
4 1 (11.11%) Data Analysis
4 1 (11.11%) Data Mapping
4 1 (11.11%) ITIL
4 1 (11.11%) Multi-Factor Authentication
4 1 (11.11%) Performance Monitoring
4 1 (11.11%) Server Building
4 1 (11.11%) Two-Factor Authentication
4 1 (11.11%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 5 (55.56%) SQL
2 4 (44.44%) C#
2 4 (44.44%) PowerShell
2 4 (44.44%) VB.NET
2 4 (44.44%) VBScript
3 3 (33.33%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (22.22%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (11.11%) MCITP
2 1 (11.11%) MCSA
2 1 (11.11%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (11.11%) IFRS
System Software
1 5 (55.56%) Active Directory
2 3 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (33.33%) XenApp
3 1 (11.11%) DFS Replication
3 1 (11.11%) Hyper-V
3 1 (11.11%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 1 (11.11%) PowerCLI
1 1 (11.11%) SCCM
1 1 (11.11%) vCenter Server
Vendors
1 7 (77.78%) Microsoft
2 5 (55.56%) VMware
3 4 (44.44%) HP
4 3 (33.33%) 3PAR
4 3 (33.33%) Citrix
5 1 (11.11%) Cisco
5 1 (11.11%) Clearswift
5 1 (11.11%) F5
5 1 (11.11%) Huawei
5 1 (11.11%) Juniper