The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Gloucestershire 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 3 months to 24 June 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
South West / Gloucestershire
3 months to
24 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 44 49 38
Rank change year-on-year +5 -11  
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 2008 1 4 11
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Gloucestershire 0.31% 0.84% 2.46%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 1.54% 4.49% 9.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 4 11
Median daily rate £425 £405 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.93% +8.00%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £330
% change year-on-year - +6.06%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.50 £27.50 £23.25
% change year-on-year +47.27% +18.27%  

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 Gloucestershire with a requirement for database and business intelligence skills.

Contract Database & Business Intelligence Skills
Gloucestershire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for database and business intelligence skills 65 89 112
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Gloucestershire 20.19% 18.58% 25.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 37 66 79
Median daily rate £400 £425 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.88% +13.33%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £299 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £600 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £383 £350
% change year-on-year +4.57% +9.28%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 2 1
Median hourly rate £36.25 £29.75 £45.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +21.84% -33.88%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £38.00 £31.00 £26.00
% change year-on-year +22.58% +19.23%  

SQL Server 2008
Job Vacancy Trend in Gloucestershire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Gloucestershire citing SQL Server 2008 as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Database & Business Intelligence category.

Job vacancy trend for SQL Server 2008 in Gloucestershire

SQL Server 2008
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Gloucestershire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for SQL Server 2008 in Gloucestershire

SQL Server 2008
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Gloucestershire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for SQL Server 2008 in Gloucestershire

SQL Server 2008
Contract Job Locations in Gloucestershire

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 Gloucestershire region over the 3 months to 24 June 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Gloucester -2 1 £425 +13.33% 1
SQL Server 2008
South West

For the 6 months to 24 June 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 Gloucestershire region with a requirement for SQL Server 2008.

1 4 (100.00%) MVC
1 4 (100.00%) C#
1 4 (100.00%) Team Foundation Server
1 4 (100.00%) ASP.NET Web Forms
1 4 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 2 (50.00%) ASP.NET
2 2 (50.00%) CSS
2 2 (50.00%) ASP.NET Web API
2 2 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (50.00%) Greenfield Project
2 2 (50.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (50.00%) StructureMap
2 2 (50.00%) Entity Framework
2 2 (50.00%) Sitefinity
2 2 (50.00%) SQL Server 2012
2 2 (50.00%) AutoMapper
2 2 (50.00%) HTML
2 2 (50.00%) JavaScript
2 2 (50.00%) SQL
2 2 (50.00%) T-SQL
2 2 (50.00%) .NET
2 2 (50.00%) Scrum
2 2 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (50.00%) .NET Framework
2 2 (50.00%) WCF
2 2 (50.00%) jQuery
2 2 (50.00%) Git (software)

SQL Server 2008
Co-occurring IT Skills in Gloucestershire 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 (50.00%) Sitefinity
Cloud Services
1 2 (50.00%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 2 (50.00%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 4 (100.00%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (50.00%) Git (software)
Job Titles
1 4 (100.00%) Developer
2 2 (50.00%) .NET Developer
2 2 (50.00%) ASP.NET Developer
2 2 (50.00%) C# Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (100.00%) ASP.NET Web Forms
2 2 (50.00%) .NET
2 2 (50.00%) .NET Framework
2 2 (50.00%) ASP.NET
2 2 (50.00%) ASP.NET Web API
2 2 (50.00%) AutoMapper
2 2 (50.00%) CSS
2 2 (50.00%) Entity Framework
2 2 (50.00%) HTML
2 2 (50.00%) jQuery
2 2 (50.00%) StructureMap
2 2 (50.00%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 2 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
1 2 (50.00%) Greenfield Project
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (100.00%) MVC
2 2 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (50.00%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 4 (100.00%) C#
2 2 (50.00%) JavaScript
2 2 (50.00%) SQL
2 2 (50.00%) T-SQL
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