Period
to 25 April 2019

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 6 months to 25 April 2019 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
6 months to
25 Apr 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 163 160 125
Rank change year-on-year -3 -35 -5
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 2008 20 9 37
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hampshire 0.53% 0.24% 1.02%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 2.27% 1.30% 5.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 8 27
Hampshire median daily rate £425 £369 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +15.25% -7.81% +12.68%
10th Percentile £369 £290 £248
90th Percentile £476 £479 £479
South East median daily rate £375 £406 £400
% change year-on-year -7.69% +1.56% +11.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Hampshire median hourly rate - - -
South East median hourly rate - £22.50 -

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 Hampshire with a requirement for database or business intelligence skills.

All Database and Business Intelligence Skills
Hampshire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for database or business intelligence skills 880 694 653
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hampshire 23.54% 18.63% 18.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 546 412 393
Hampshire median daily rate £450 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% +6.67%
10th Percentile £331 £308 £271
90th Percentile £625 £528 £500
South East median daily rate £450 £438 £410
% change year-on-year +2.86% +6.71% +2.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 27 19 25
Hampshire median hourly rate £55.00 £43.50 £43.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +26.44% +1.16% +1.18%
10th Percentile £40.90 £19.25 £14.60
90th Percentile £60.00 £46.85 £46.00
South East median hourly rate £47.50 £42.00 £15.90
% change year-on-year +13.10% +164.15% -40.00%

SQL Server 2008
Job Vacancy Trend in Hampshire

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

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 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 6 months to 25 April 2019. 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
Eastleigh - 11 - -
Portsmouth -14 7 £425 +34.92%
Farnborough -6 1 £425 +9.68%
SQL Server 2008
South East

For the 6 months to 25 April 2019, 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 Hampshire region with a requirement for SQL Server 2008.

1 20 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 19 (95.00%) Microsoft
3 15 (75.00%) SQL
4 13 (65.00%) C#
5 12 (60.00%) HTML
5 12 (60.00%) HTML5
6 11 (55.00%) SQL Server 2014
6 11 (55.00%) Redux
6 11 (55.00%) JavaScript
6 11 (55.00%) Visual Studio
6 11 (55.00%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 11 (55.00%) MVC
6 11 (55.00%) Agile Software Development
6 11 (55.00%) Telerik
6 11 (55.00%) Software Engineering
7 7 (35.00%) SQL Server 2012
8 6 (30.00%) SQL Server 2016
8 6 (30.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 6 (30.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 5 (25.00%) Business Intelligence
9 5 (25.00%) OLAP
9 5 (25.00%) Microsoft Excel
9 5 (25.00%) Data Warehouse
9 5 (25.00%) Big Data
10 4 (20.00%) Security Cleared
10 4 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
10 4 (20.00%) MCSE
10 4 (20.00%) MCSA
10 4 (20.00%) Microsoft Certification
10 4 (20.00%) Data Modelling

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 1 (5.00%) BizTalk Server
1 1 (5.00%) WebSphere
Applications
1 5 (25.00%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (5.00%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 1 (5.00%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (5.00%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (5.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (5.00%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 11 (55.00%) SQL Server 2014
3 7 (35.00%) SQL Server 2012
4 6 (30.00%) SQL Server 2016
4 6 (30.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 6 (30.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 5 (25.00%) Big Data
5 5 (25.00%) Data Warehouse
5 5 (25.00%) OLAP
6 3 (15.00%) SAP BW
6 3 (15.00%) SAP Data Services
7 2 (10.00%) Power BI
7 2 (10.00%) SQL Server 2005
8 1 (5.00%) BusinessObjects
8 1 (5.00%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
8 1 (5.00%) Microsoft Power View
Development Applications
1 11 (55.00%) Visual Studio
Job Titles
1 11 (55.00%) Senior Software Engineer
1 11 (55.00%) Software Engineer
2 7 (35.00%) Developer
3 3 (15.00%) SAP Developer
4 2 (10.00%) Business Intelligence Developer
4 2 (10.00%) Microsoft BI Developer
4 2 (10.00%) Microsoft Developer
4 2 (10.00%) SAP BW Developer
5 1 (5.00%) .NET Developer
5 1 (5.00%) 3rd Line Server Support
5 1 (5.00%) 3rd Line Support
5 1 (5.00%) BizTalk Developer
5 1 (5.00%) Consultant
5 1 (5.00%) DBA
5 1 (5.00%) ETL Consultant
5 1 (5.00%) Production DBA
5 1 (5.00%) SAP BW Consultant
5 1 (5.00%) Server Support
5 1 (5.00%) SQL Server DBA
5 1 (5.00%) SQL Server Production DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (60.00%) HTML
1 12 (60.00%) HTML5
2 11 (55.00%) Redux
3 2 (10.00%) .NET
3 2 (10.00%) ASP.NET
3 2 (10.00%) WCF
4 1 (5.00%) .NET Framework
4 1 (5.00%) CSS
4 1 (5.00%) LDAP
4 1 (5.00%) OAuth
4 1 (5.00%) RabbitMQ
4 1 (5.00%) SAML
4 1 (5.00%) Web Services
4 1 (5.00%) WebSphere MQ
4 1 (5.00%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 11 (55.00%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 4 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (5.00%) Clustering
3 1 (5.00%) Management Information System
3 1 (5.00%) Public Cloud
3 1 (5.00%) Replication
3 1 (5.00%) Self-Motivation
3 1 (5.00%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 2 (10.00%) Windows
1 2 (10.00%) Windows Server
2 1 (5.00%) Linux
2 1 (5.00%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (55.00%) Agile Software Development
1 11 (55.00%) MVC
1 11 (55.00%) Software Engineering
2 5 (25.00%) Business Intelligence
3 4 (20.00%) Data Modelling
3 4 (20.00%) Dimensional Modelling
4 3 (15.00%) Dashboard Development
4 3 (15.00%) ETL
5 2 (10.00%) Data Analysis
5 2 (10.00%) Problem-Solving
6 1 (5.00%) Business Activity Monitoring
6 1 (5.00%) Collaborative Working
6 1 (5.00%) Creative Problem-Solving
6 1 (5.00%) Creative Thinking
6 1 (5.00%) Customer Requirements
6 1 (5.00%) Infrastructure Engineering
6 1 (5.00%) OO
6 1 (5.00%) OOD
6 1 (5.00%) SOA
6 1 (5.00%) Translating Business Requirements
Programming Languages
1 15 (75.00%) SQL
2 13 (65.00%) C#
3 11 (55.00%) JavaScript
4 1 (5.00%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (20.00%) MCSA
1 4 (20.00%) MCSE
1 4 (20.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 4 (20.00%) Security Cleared
2 3 (15.00%) SC Cleared
3 2 (10.00%) Degree
System Software
1 2 (10.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (5.00%) Hyper-V
2 1 (5.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (5.00%) Failover Clustering
1 1 (5.00%) SCCM
1 1 (5.00%) SCOM
Vendors
1 19 (95.00%) Microsoft
2 11 (55.00%) Telerik
3 3 (15.00%) SAP
4 1 (5.00%) Twitter
4 1 (5.00%) VMware