Period
to 14 December 2018

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 14 December 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
South East > Hampshire
6 months to
14 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 150 132 113
Rank change year-on-year -18 -19 +31
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 2008 33 31 53
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hampshire 0.86% 0.88% 1.40%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 3.37% 5.54% 7.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 22 33
Hampshire median daily rate £350 £375 £365
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -6.67% +2.74% +5.80%
10th Percentile £313 £308 £303
90th Percentile £388 £436 £460
South East median daily rate £350 £400 £400
% change year-on-year -12.50% - +14.29%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Hampshire median hourly rate - £45.00 -
South East median hourly rate - £50.00 £45.00
% change year-on-year - +11.11% +69.81%

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 979 560 691
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hampshire 25.52% 15.84% 18.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 654 327 435
Hampshire median daily rate £453 £395 £380
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +14.56% +3.95% -
10th Percentile £320 £247 £263
90th Percentile £575 £521 £500
South East median daily rate £450 £420 £400
% change year-on-year +7.14% +5.00% +3.90%
Number of hourly rates quoted 23 17 22
Hampshire median hourly rate £42.50 £45.00 £42.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -5.56% +5.88% +5.76%
10th Percentile £20.10 £16.90 £18.80
90th Percentile £60.14 £46.60 £47.25
South East median hourly rate £35.00 £45.00 £20.50
% change year-on-year -22.22% +119.51% -22.64%

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 14 December 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
Portsmouth -22 10 £375 +19.05% 3
Basingstoke -1 7 £350 -6.67%
Eastleigh - 7 - - 1
Southampton -13 3 £350 -
Hook +2 2 - -
Havant - 1 £325 -
SQL Server 2008
South East

For the 6 months to 14 December 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 Hampshire region with a requirement for SQL Server 2008.

1 33 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 31 (93.94%) Microsoft
3 24 (72.73%) SQL
4 22 (66.67%) Windows
5 19 (57.58%) Agile Software Development
6 18 (54.55%) C#
7 17 (51.52%) HTML
8 16 (48.48%) JavaScript
8 16 (48.48%) .NET
8 16 (48.48%) MVC
9 15 (45.45%) Visual Studio
9 15 (45.45%) .NET Framework
10 13 (39.39%) Oracle
10 13 (39.39%) SQL Server 2012
10 13 (39.39%) Oracle Database
11 12 (36.36%) Relational Database
11 12 (36.36%) Web Services
12 11 (33.33%) CSS
12 11 (33.33%) Oracle Database 10g
13 10 (30.30%) ASP.NET
13 10 (30.30%) WCF
13 10 (30.30%) HTML5
14 9 (27.27%) ASP.NET Web API
14 9 (27.27%) SDLC
14 9 (27.27%) RequireJS
14 9 (27.27%) jQuery
14 9 (27.27%) Software Engineering
14 9 (27.27%) Active Directory
15 8 (24.24%) W3C
15 8 (24.24%) Microsoft Office

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 5 (15.15%) MS Exchange
1 5 (15.15%) SharePoint
2 4 (12.12%) IIS
Applications
1 8 (24.24%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (3.03%) Microsoft Excel
Cloud Services
1 4 (12.12%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (3.03%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 6 (18.18%) DNS
2 5 (15.15%) LAN
3 3 (9.09%) IMAP
3 3 (9.09%) Internet
3 3 (9.09%) SMTP
3 3 (9.09%) VPN
4 2 (6.06%) DHCP
4 2 (6.06%) Firewall
4 2 (6.06%) SAN
4 2 (6.06%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 33 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 13 (39.39%) Oracle Database
2 13 (39.39%) SQL Server 2012
3 12 (36.36%) Relational Database
4 11 (33.33%) Oracle Database 10g
5 8 (24.24%) SQL Server 2005
5 8 (24.24%) SQL Server 2014
6 7 (21.21%) Oracle Database 12c
7 5 (15.15%) Oracle Database 11g
8 4 (12.12%) RDBMS
9 3 (9.09%) Amazon RDS
10 2 (6.06%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 1 (3.03%) SQL Server 2016
11 1 (3.03%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 15 (45.45%) Visual Studio
2 6 (18.18%) Toad
3 4 (12.12%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
4 3 (9.09%) Team Foundation Server
5 2 (6.06%) InstallShield
5 2 (6.06%) MSI
General
1 4 (12.12%) Finance
2 1 (3.03%) Military
2 1 (3.03%) Retail
Job Titles
1 15 (45.45%) Developer
2 9 (27.27%) .NET Developer
3 8 (24.24%) Full Stack Developer
4 7 (21.21%) Senior Software Engineer
4 7 (21.21%) Software Engineer
5 3 (9.09%) Integration Engineer
5 3 (9.09%) Oracle Developer
5 3 (9.09%) SQL Developer
6 2 (6.06%) Analyst
6 2 (6.06%) ASP.NET Developer
6 2 (6.06%) DBA
6 2 (6.06%) Software Developer
7 1 (3.03%) Applications Support
7 1 (3.03%) C# Developer
7 1 (3.03%) Junior
7 1 (3.03%) Oracle DBA
7 1 (3.03%) Service Manager
7 1 (3.03%) Support Analyst
7 1 (3.03%) Systems Engineer
7 1 (3.03%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (51.52%) HTML
2 16 (48.48%) .NET
3 15 (45.45%) .NET Framework
4 12 (36.36%) Web Services
5 11 (33.33%) CSS
6 10 (30.30%) ASP.NET
6 10 (30.30%) HTML5
6 10 (30.30%) WCF
7 9 (27.27%) ASP.NET Web API
7 9 (27.27%) jQuery
7 9 (27.27%) RequireJS
8 8 (24.24%) Ajax
8 8 (24.24%) ASP.NET MVC
8 8 (24.24%) Entity Framework
8 8 (24.24%) LINQ
8 8 (24.24%) LINQ to SQL
8 8 (24.24%) XML
9 7 (21.21%) Redux
10 6 (18.18%) KnockoutJS
11 2 (6.06%) AngularJS
Miscellaneous
1 8 (24.24%) W3C
2 7 (21.21%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 6 (18.18%) PKI
4 2 (6.06%) Clustering
5 1 (3.03%) Client/Server
5 1 (3.03%) HP Storage
5 1 (3.03%) Management Information System
5 1 (3.03%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 22 (66.67%) Windows
2 8 (24.24%) Windows 7
2 8 (24.24%) Windows Server 2008
3 4 (12.12%) Unix
3 4 (12.12%) Windows Server
4 2 (6.06%) Windows Server 2012
4 2 (6.06%) Windows Vista
5 1 (3.03%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (57.58%) Agile Software Development
2 16 (48.48%) MVC
3 9 (27.27%) SDLC
3 9 (27.27%) Software Engineering
4 8 (24.24%) API Development
5 5 (15.15%) Performance Tuning
5 5 (15.15%) Validation
6 4 (12.12%) Data Analysis
6 4 (12.12%) Data Validation
7 3 (9.09%) CRM
8 2 (6.06%) CMMI
8 2 (6.06%) MODAF
8 2 (6.06%) Performance Optimisation
8 2 (6.06%) Service Delivery
9 1 (3.03%) Continuous Improvement Process
9 1 (3.03%) Incident Management
9 1 (3.03%) OCR
9 1 (3.03%) Server Management
9 1 (3.03%) Test Management
9 1 (3.03%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 24 (72.73%) SQL
2 18 (54.55%) C#
3 16 (48.48%) JavaScript
4 6 (18.18%) T-SQL
5 4 (12.12%) PL/SQL
6 2 (6.06%) PowerShell
7 1 (3.03%) VB
7 1 (3.03%) VB.NET
7 1 (3.03%) VB6
Qualifications
1 7 (21.21%) Security Cleared
2 5 (15.15%) SC Cleared
3 2 (6.06%) DV Cleared
4 1 (3.03%) CCIE
4 1 (3.03%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (3.03%) ISEB
4 1 (3.03%) ISTQB
4 1 (3.03%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
4 1 (3.03%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (12.12%) GDPR
2 1 (3.03%) JSP 440
2 1 (3.03%) SLA
System Software
1 9 (27.27%) Active Directory
2 8 (24.24%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (15.15%) VMware ESXi
4 1 (3.03%) Terminal Services
4 1 (3.03%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 6 (18.18%) SCCM
1 6 (18.18%) SCOM
2 2 (6.06%) McAfee ePO
2 2 (6.06%) OpenView Configuration Management
3 1 (3.03%) Failover Clustering
3 1 (3.03%) Microsoft Clustering
Vendors
1 31 (93.94%) Microsoft
2 13 (39.39%) Oracle
3 8 (24.24%) VMware
4 7 (21.21%) Telerik
5 6 (18.18%) Citrix
6 3 (9.09%) Cisco
6 3 (9.09%) Lumension
7 2 (6.06%) Fujitsu
7 2 (6.06%) HP
7 2 (6.06%) McAfee
8 1 (3.03%) LogRhythm
8 1 (3.03%) NetApp
8 1 (3.03%) PeopleSoft