Period
to 20 November 2017

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 20 November 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
6 months to
20 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 116 106 143
Rank change year-on-year -10 +37 -67
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 2008 42 61 56
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hampshire 1.19% 1.59% 1.26%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 7.23% 8.12% 5.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 32 37 31
Hampshire median daily rate £375 £365 £365
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.74% - +5.80%
10th Percentile £308 £299 £310
90th Percentile £436 £456 £475
South East median daily rate £394 £400 £350
% change year-on-year -1.50% +14.29% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 2
Hampshire median hourly rate £45.00 - £23.50
South East median hourly rate £50.00 £45.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year +11.11% +136.84% -53.94%

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 581 751 1072
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hampshire 16.48% 19.52% 24.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 334 476 646
Hampshire median daily rate £388 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.33% - +4.17%
10th Percentile £250 £269 £278
90th Percentile £502 £488 £524
South East median daily rate £413 £400 £375
% change year-on-year +3.13% +6.67% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 29 31
Hampshire median hourly rate £45.00 £42.50 £39.37
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +7.95% +4.99%
10th Percentile £19.34 £19.15 £12.00
90th Percentile £46.00 £47.50 £50.00
South East median hourly rate £42.50 £28.69 £28.00
% change year-on-year +48.15% +2.46% +12.00%

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 Daily Rate Histogram in Hampshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing SQL Server 2008 in Hampshire over the 6 months to 20 November 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 6 months to 20 November 2017. 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
Basingstoke -13 14 £375 +36.36% 1
Portsmouth +6 11 £320 -1.54%
Andover +11 6 £425 +24.09%
Winchester +4 4 £348 -7.33%
Southampton +6 2 - - 1
Fareham -5 1 - -
Hook - 1 £265 -
SQL Server 2008
South East

For the 6 months to 20 November 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 42 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 26 (61.90%) SQL
3 24 (57.14%) Microsoft
4 19 (45.24%) C#
4 19 (45.24%) .NET
4 19 (45.24%) Agile Software Development
5 18 (42.86%) JavaScript
6 17 (40.48%) MVC
7 16 (38.10%) Visual Studio
7 16 (38.10%) ASP.NET
7 16 (38.10%) Linux
8 15 (35.71%) XML
8 15 (35.71%) Migration
9 14 (33.33%) Clustering
9 14 (33.33%) MySQL
9 14 (33.33%) HTML
9 14 (33.33%) .NET Framework
9 14 (33.33%) Ajax
9 14 (33.33%) ASP.NET MVC
9 14 (33.33%) Amazon AWS
9 14 (33.33%) ASP.NET Web API
9 14 (33.33%) Microservices
10 13 (30.95%) Entity Framework
11 12 (28.57%) CSS
11 12 (28.57%) Web Services
12 11 (26.19%) jQuery
12 11 (26.19%) SQL Server Integration Services
13 10 (23.81%) WCF
13 10 (23.81%) LINQ
13 10 (23.81%) LINQ to SQL

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 3 (7.14%) IIS
Cloud Services
1 14 (33.33%) Amazon AWS
2 6 (14.29%) Microsoft Azure
3 4 (9.52%) IaaS
3 4 (9.52%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (7.14%) DNS
1 3 (7.14%) IMAP
1 3 (7.14%) Internet
1 3 (7.14%) SMTP
2 2 (4.76%) PuTTY
2 2 (4.76%) WinSCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 42 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 14 (33.33%) MySQL
3 11 (26.19%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 10 (23.81%) SQL Server 2014
5 9 (21.43%) Relational Database
5 9 (21.43%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 8 (19.05%) SQL Server 2012
6 8 (19.05%) SQL Server 2016
7 4 (9.52%) GIS
8 3 (7.14%) SQL Server 2005
9 2 (4.76%) Oracle Database
9 2 (4.76%) Oracle Database 10g
9 2 (4.76%) Oracle Database 11g
9 2 (4.76%) Oracle Reports
10 1 (2.38%) Data Warehouse
10 1 (2.38%) MS Access
10 1 (2.38%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 16 (38.10%) Visual Studio
2 10 (23.81%) Team Foundation Server
3 6 (14.29%) Selenium
3 6 (14.29%) SpecFlow
4 4 (9.52%) Git (software)
4 4 (9.52%) Moq
4 4 (9.52%) MSTest
4 4 (9.52%) webpack
5 2 (4.76%) Ant
5 2 (4.76%) Eclipse
5 2 (4.76%) HP UFT
5 2 (4.76%) Jenkins
5 2 (4.76%) LoadRunner
5 2 (4.76%) Oracle APEX
5 2 (4.76%) SoapUI
5 2 (4.76%) TeamCity
5 2 (4.76%) TestNG
5 2 (4.76%) Toad
General
1 3 (7.14%) Finance
2 2 (4.76%) Banking
3 1 (2.38%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 20 (47.62%) DBA
2 19 (45.24%) Developer
3 14 (33.33%) MySQL DBA
4 11 (26.19%) .NET Developer
5 6 (14.29%) SQL DBA
6 5 (11.90%) SQL Server DBA
7 4 (9.52%) C# Developer
8 3 (7.14%) .NET Software Developer
8 3 (7.14%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
8 3 (7.14%) Software Developer
9 2 (4.76%) Administrator
9 2 (4.76%) ASP.NET Developer
9 2 (4.76%) C# .NET Developer
9 2 (4.76%) C# ASP.NET Developer
9 2 (4.76%) Full Stack Developer
9 2 (4.76%) SQL Developer
10 1 (2.38%) Analyst
10 1 (2.38%) Test Analyst
10 1 (2.38%) Test Engineer
10 1 (2.38%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (45.24%) .NET
2 16 (38.10%) ASP.NET
3 15 (35.71%) XML
4 14 (33.33%) .NET Framework
4 14 (33.33%) Ajax
4 14 (33.33%) ASP.NET MVC
4 14 (33.33%) ASP.NET Web API
4 14 (33.33%) HTML
5 13 (30.95%) Entity Framework
6 12 (28.57%) CSS
6 12 (28.57%) Web Services
7 11 (26.19%) jQuery
8 10 (23.81%) LINQ
8 10 (23.81%) LINQ to SQL
8 10 (23.81%) WCF
9 6 (14.29%) Redux
10 5 (11.90%) RequireJS
11 4 (9.52%) ASP.NET MVC 5
11 4 (9.52%) Code First Entity Framework
11 4 (9.52%) React
Miscellaneous
1 14 (33.33%) Clustering
2 4 (9.52%) User Experience
3 2 (4.76%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (4.76%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 2 (4.76%) W3C
4 1 (2.38%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 16 (38.10%) Linux
2 7 (16.67%) Windows
3 5 (11.90%) Windows Server
4 2 (4.76%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 2 (4.76%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (45.24%) Agile Software Development
2 17 (40.48%) MVC
3 15 (35.71%) Migration
4 14 (33.33%) Microservices
5 10 (23.81%) SDLC
6 9 (21.43%) API Development
7 6 (14.29%) Scrum
7 6 (14.29%) Test Automation
8 5 (11.90%) Business Intelligence
8 5 (11.90%) ETL
9 4 (9.52%) Build Automation
9 4 (9.52%) Change Data Capture
9 4 (9.52%) Data Modelling
9 4 (9.52%) High Availability
9 4 (9.52%) ITIL
9 4 (9.52%) OWASP
9 4 (9.52%) Release Management
9 4 (9.52%) TDD
9 4 (9.52%) User Stories
9 4 (9.52%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 26 (61.90%) SQL
2 19 (45.24%) C#
3 18 (42.86%) JavaScript
4 6 (14.29%) F#
5 5 (11.90%) T-SQL
6 4 (9.52%) ES6
6 4 (9.52%) PowerShell
6 4 (9.52%) TypeScript
7 2 (4.76%) Java
8 1 (2.38%) VB.NET
8 1 (2.38%) VBA
Qualifications
1 4 (9.52%) MCITP
1 4 (9.52%) Microsoft Certification
2 3 (7.14%) SC Cleared
2 3 (7.14%) Security Cleared
3 2 (4.76%) ISEB
3 2 (4.76%) ISEB Practitioner
3 2 (4.76%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (9.52%) SLA
2 3 (7.14%) QA
System Software
1 2 (4.76%) Virtual Machines
1 2 (4.76%) VMware Infrastructure
1 2 (4.76%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 2 (4.76%) vRealize
Vendors
1 24 (57.14%) Microsoft
2 4 (9.52%) ESRI
3 2 (4.76%) HP
3 2 (4.76%) Oracle
3 2 (4.76%) Red Hat
3 2 (4.76%) Telerik
3 2 (4.76%) VMware
4 1 (2.38%) Sitecore