The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Hampshire 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 28 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 East / Hampshire
3 months to
28 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 74 90 99
Rank change year-on-year +16 +9  
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 2008 34 24 25
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hampshire 1.89% 1.21% 1.18%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 8.79% 5.63% 5.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 24 14 15
Median daily rate £375 £350 £390
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.14% -10.25%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £305 £239
10% offered a daily rate of more than £451 £429 £440
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £330
% change year-on-year - +6.06%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Median hourly rate £42.50 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.50 £30.00 £23.50
% change year-on-year +35.00% +27.65%  

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 Hampshire with a requirement for database and business intelligence skills.

Contract Database & Business Intelligence Skills
Hampshire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for database and business intelligence skills 387 426 432
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Hampshire 21.48% 21.41% 20.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 241 292 289
Median daily rate £400 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.66% -  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £300 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £487 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +6.66% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 11 4
Median hourly rate £42.50 £44.75 £19.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -5.02% +129.48%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.00 £30.00 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.00 £55.00 £22.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £38.00 £31.14 £26.00
% change year-on-year +22.04% +19.75%  

SQL Server 2008
Job Vacancy Trend in Hampshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Hampshire 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 Hampshire

SQL Server 2008
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Hampshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for SQL Server 2008 in Hampshire

SQL Server 2008
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Hampshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing SQL Server 2008 in Hampshire over the 3 months to 28 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for SQL Server 2008 in Hampshire

SQL Server 2008
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Hampshire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for SQL Server 2008 in Hampshire

SQL Server 2008
Contract Job Locations in Hampshire

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 Hampshire region over the 3 months to 28 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
Basingstoke -2 13 £375 - 1
Portsmouth +6 11 £325 - 5
Andover +7 6 £425 +24.08%
Eastleigh - 1 - -
SQL Server 2008
South East

For the 6 months to 28 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 Hampshire region with a requirement for SQL Server 2008.

1 63 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 41 (65.08%) SQL
3 34 (53.97%) Microsoft
4 33 (52.38%) .NET
5 30 (47.62%) Agile Software Development
6 27 (42.86%) C#
6 27 (42.86%) JavaScript
6 27 (42.86%) Web Services
7 26 (41.27%) XML
7 26 (41.27%) MVC
8 24 (38.10%) ASP.NET
8 24 (38.10%) Windows
9 23 (36.51%) ASP.NET Web API
10 22 (34.92%) .NET Framework
10 22 (34.92%) Linux
11 21 (33.33%) Team Foundation Server
12 20 (31.75%) Ajax
13 19 (30.16%) Oracle
13 19 (30.16%) WCF
14 18 (28.57%) ASP.NET MVC
15 17 (26.98%) SQL Server Integration Services
16 16 (25.40%) jQuery
16 16 (25.40%) Migration
16 16 (25.40%) Visual Studio
17 15 (23.81%) HTML
17 15 (23.81%) T-SQL
17 15 (23.81%) Clustering
17 15 (23.81%) Selenium
17 15 (23.81%) Microsoft Azure
17 15 (23.81%) SpecFlow

SQL Server 2008
Co-occurring IT Skills in Hampshire 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 11 (17.46%) IIS
2 6 (9.52%) SharePoint
3 4 (6.35%) Anypoint
3 4 (6.35%) SharePoint 2013
4 2 (3.17%) CMS
4 2 (3.17%) EPiServer
4 2 (3.17%) Exchange Server 2007
4 2 (3.17%) Exchange Server 2010
4 2 (3.17%) Exchange Server 2013
4 2 (3.17%) MS Exchange
5 1 (1.59%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 2 (3.17%) Microsoft Office
1 2 (3.17%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 4 (6.35%) Oracle EBS
2 1 (1.59%) Oracle Applications
2 1 (1.59%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 15 (23.81%) Microsoft Azure
2 12 (19.05%) Amazon AWS
3 8 (12.70%) IaaS
3 8 (12.70%) PaaS
4 3 (4.76%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 6 (9.52%) PuTTY
1 6 (9.52%) WinSCP
2 5 (7.94%) DNS
3 3 (4.76%) IMAP
3 3 (4.76%) Internet
3 3 (4.76%) SMTP
4 2 (3.17%) Kerberos
4 2 (3.17%) LDAP
5 1 (1.59%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 63 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 17 (26.98%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 15 (23.81%) SQL Server 2012
4 14 (22.22%) MySQL
5 13 (20.63%) Oracle Database
5 13 (20.63%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 12 (19.05%) SQL Server 2005
6 12 (19.05%) SQL Server 2014
7 11 (17.46%) Oracle Database 11g
8 10 (15.87%) SQL Server 2016
9 9 (14.29%) Relational Database
10 8 (12.70%) Oracle Database 10g
11 6 (9.52%) Oracle Reports
12 5 (7.94%) SQL Server Analysis Services
13 4 (6.35%) GIS
13 4 (6.35%) PostgreSQL
14 2 (3.17%) Data Mart
14 2 (3.17%) NoSQL
14 2 (3.17%) Oracle9i Database
14 2 (3.17%) Star Schema
Development Applications
1 21 (33.33%) Team Foundation Server
2 16 (25.40%) Visual Studio
3 15 (23.81%) Selenium
3 15 (23.81%) SpecFlow
4 10 (15.87%) Git (software)
5 8 (12.70%) Jenkins
5 8 (12.70%) Moq
5 8 (12.70%) MSTest
5 8 (12.70%) webpack
6 6 (9.52%) HP UFT
6 6 (9.52%) Oracle APEX
6 6 (9.52%) TeamCity
7 4 (6.35%) Ant
7 4 (6.35%) Eclipse
7 4 (6.35%) LoadRunner
7 4 (6.35%) SoapUI
7 4 (6.35%) TestNG
7 4 (6.35%) Toad
7 4 (6.35%) Visual Studio Team System
8 3 (4.76%) NuGet
General
1 6 (9.52%) Retail
2 3 (4.76%) Finance
2 3 (4.76%) Publishing
3 2 (3.17%) Banking
3 2 (3.17%) Local Government
4 1 (1.59%) Aerospace
4 1 (1.59%) Electronics
4 1 (1.59%) Manufacturing
4 1 (1.59%) Marketing
4 1 (1.59%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 29 (46.03%) Developer
2 18 (28.57%) .NET Developer
2 18 (28.57%) DBA
3 12 (19.05%) MySQL DBA
4 6 (9.52%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
4 6 (9.52%) C# .NET Developer
4 6 (9.52%) C# Developer
5 5 (7.94%) SQL DBA
6 4 (6.35%) .NET Software Developer
6 4 (6.35%) ASP.NET Developer
6 4 (6.35%) C# ASP.NET Developer
6 4 (6.35%) Full Stack Developer
6 4 (6.35%) Software Developer
6 4 (6.35%) Tester
7 3 (4.76%) Automation Tester
8 2 (3.17%) Business Intelligence Manager
8 2 (3.17%) C# Software Developer
8 2 (3.17%) Cognos BI Developer
8 2 (3.17%) Senior Wintel Engineer
8 2 (3.17%) Wintel Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 33 (52.38%) .NET
2 27 (42.86%) Web Services
3 26 (41.27%) XML
4 24 (38.10%) ASP.NET
5 23 (36.51%) ASP.NET Web API
6 22 (34.92%) .NET Framework
7 20 (31.75%) Ajax
8 19 (30.16%) WCF
9 18 (28.57%) ASP.NET MVC
10 16 (25.40%) jQuery
11 15 (23.81%) HTML
12 14 (22.22%) CSS
12 14 (22.22%) Entity Framework
13 10 (15.87%) ASP.NET MVC 5
14 9 (14.29%) LINQ
14 9 (14.29%) LINQ to SQL
14 9 (14.29%) Redux
15 8 (12.70%) OAuth2
15 8 (12.70%) OpenID
15 8 (12.70%) React
Miscellaneous
1 15 (23.81%) Clustering
2 5 (7.94%) W3C
3 3 (4.76%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (3.17%) HACMP
4 2 (3.17%) PKI
5 1 (1.59%) Blackberry
5 1 (1.59%) Computer Science
5 1 (1.59%) Data Centre
5 1 (1.59%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 1 (1.59%) N-Tier
5 1 (1.59%) Replication
5 1 (1.59%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 24 (38.10%) Windows
2 22 (34.92%) Linux
3 15 (23.81%) Windows Server
4 11 (17.46%) Windows Server 2012
5 8 (12.70%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 7 (11.11%) Windows Server 2008
7 6 (9.52%) Unix
8 4 (6.35%) Windows Server 2003
9 2 (3.17%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (47.62%) Agile Software Development
2 26 (41.27%) MVC
3 16 (25.40%) Migration
4 14 (22.22%) Scrum
5 13 (20.63%) Test Automation
6 12 (19.05%) Microservices
6 12 (19.05%) Release Management
7 11 (17.46%) TDD
8 10 (15.87%) Change Data Capture
8 10 (15.87%) Full Text Search
8 10 (15.87%) OWASP
9 9 (14.29%) SDLC
10 8 (12.70%) API Development
10 8 (12.70%) Continuous Integration
10 8 (12.70%) ETL
11 7 (11.11%) DevOps
12 6 (9.52%) Defect Tracking
12 6 (9.52%) Exploratory Testing
12 6 (9.52%) System Integration Testing
12 6 (9.52%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 41 (65.08%) SQL
2 27 (42.86%) C#
2 27 (42.86%) JavaScript
3 15 (23.81%) T-SQL
4 13 (20.63%) F#
5 10 (15.87%) TypeScript
6 8 (12.70%) ES6
7 7 (11.11%) PowerShell
7 7 (11.11%) VB
8 6 (9.52%) PL/SQL
9 5 (7.94%) Java
10 1 (1.59%) VB.NET
10 1 (1.59%) VBA
10 1 (1.59%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 14 (22.22%) SC Cleared
1 14 (22.22%) Security Cleared
2 4 (6.35%) ISEB
2 4 (6.35%) ISEB Practitioner
2 4 (6.35%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 1 (1.59%) Degree
3 1 (1.59%) MCITP
3 1 (1.59%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (1.59%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (4.76%) QA
System Software
1 12 (19.05%) vSphere
2 6 (9.52%) Active Directory
3 5 (7.94%) VMware Infrastructure
4 4 (6.35%) Terminal Services
4 4 (6.35%) Veritas Cluster Server
4 4 (6.35%) Virtual Machines
5 2 (3.17%) Oracle RAC
6 1 (1.59%) Hyper-V
6 1 (1.59%) Microsoft Virtual Server
6 1 (1.59%) Terminal Server
6 1 (1.59%) Virtual Servers
6 1 (1.59%) VMware ESXi
6 1 (1.59%) XenDesktop
6 1 (1.59%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 6 (9.52%) vRealize
2 2 (3.17%) Data Guard
2 2 (3.17%) Enterprise Manager Cloud Control
2 2 (3.17%) Oracle RMAN
2 2 (3.17%) SCCM
3 1 (1.59%) PowerCLI
3 1 (1.59%) WMI
Vendors
1 34 (53.97%) Microsoft
2 19 (30.16%) Oracle
3 14 (22.22%) VMware
4 10 (15.87%) Red Hat
5 6 (9.52%) HP
6 4 (6.35%) Citrix
6 4 (6.35%) ESRI
6 4 (6.35%) IBM
6 4 (6.35%) MuleSoft
7 2 (3.17%) Altiris
7 2 (3.17%) Cognos
7 2 (3.17%) DevExpress
7 2 (3.17%) McAfee
8 1 (1.59%) Cisco
8 1 (1.59%) SAP
8 1 (1.59%) Sitecore
8 1 (1.59%) Telerik
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