Period
to 18 January 2019

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Hertfordshire 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 18 January 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
East of England > Hertfordshire
6 months to
18 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 81 81 84
Rank change year-on-year 0 +3 -2
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 2008 14 21 14
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire 0.96% 1.36% 1.00%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 5.53% 6.52% 5.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 20 12
Hertfordshire median daily rate £380 £345 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +10.14% -10.97% +3.33%
10th Percentile £363 £313 £313
90th Percentile £388 £600 £448
East of England median daily rate £425 £363 £375
% change year-on-year +17.24% -3.33% +11.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Hertfordshire median hourly rate - - -
East of England median hourly rate - - £42.50

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 Hertfordshire with a requirement for database or business intelligence skills.

All Database and Business Intelligence Skills
Hertfordshire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for database or business intelligence skills 253 322 266
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire 17.42% 20.81% 18.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 160 170 144
Hertfordshire median daily rate £425 £406 £390
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.62% +4.17% +1.30%
10th Percentile £325 £313 £263
90th Percentile £550 £588 £538
East of England median daily rate £444 £413 £375
% change year-on-year +7.58% +10.00% -1.96%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 5 1
Hertfordshire median hourly rate £26.49 £19.00 £45.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +39.39% -57.78% +200.00%
East of England median hourly rate £17.25 £37.25 £37.50
% change year-on-year -53.69% -0.67% +2.26%

SQL Server 2008
Job Vacancy Trend in Hertfordshire

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

Job vacancy trend for SQL Server 2008 in Hertfordshire

SQL Server 2008
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for SQL Server 2008 in Hertfordshire

SQL Server 2008
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for SQL Server 2008 in Hertfordshire

SQL Server 2008
Contract Job Locations in Hertfordshire

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 Hertfordshire region over the 6 months to 18 January 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
Rickmansworth - 8 £380 -
Watford +11 2 - - 1
Borehamwood - 2 £375 -
Hitchin - 1 £313 -
Hatfield - 1 £375 -
SQL Server 2008
East of England

For the 6 months to 18 January 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 Hertfordshire region with a requirement for SQL Server 2008.

1 14 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 10 (71.43%) SQL
3 9 (64.29%) Finance
3 9 (64.29%) T-SQL
4 8 (57.14%) Linux
4 8 (57.14%) Sybase
4 8 (57.14%) Sybase ASE
5 6 (42.86%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 6 (42.86%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 6 (42.86%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 4 (28.57%) Windows
6 4 (28.57%) VMware
6 4 (28.57%) NetBackup
6 4 (28.57%) Active Directory
6 4 (28.57%) Internet
6 4 (28.57%) Symantec
6 4 (28.57%) DHCP
6 4 (28.57%) DNS
6 4 (28.57%) Infrastructure Engineering
6 4 (28.57%) Task-Oriented
6 4 (28.57%) WSUS
6 4 (28.57%) Veeam
6 4 (28.57%) Windows Server
6 4 (28.57%) VMware ESXi
7 1 (7.14%) Business Intelligence
7 1 (7.14%) Star Schema
7 1 (7.14%) Microsoft
7 1 (7.14%) OLAP
7 1 (7.14%) Data Warehouse
7 1 (7.14%) N-Tier

SQL Server 2008
Co-occurring IT Skills in Hertfordshire 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:

Communications & Networking
1 4 (28.57%) DHCP
1 4 (28.57%) DNS
1 4 (28.57%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 8 (57.14%) Sybase ASE
3 6 (42.86%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 6 (42.86%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 6 (42.86%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (7.14%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (7.14%) OLAP
4 1 (7.14%) OLAP Cube
4 1 (7.14%) Power BI
4 1 (7.14%) SQL Server 2005
4 1 (7.14%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (7.14%) Star Schema
General
1 9 (64.29%) Finance
Job Titles
1 10 (71.43%) Developer
2 8 (57.14%) SQL Developer
3 5 (35.71%) SQL Server Developer
3 5 (35.71%) T-SQL Developer
4 4 (28.57%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 4 (28.57%) Infrastructure Support
4 4 (28.57%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
4 4 (28.57%) SSRS Developer
4 4 (28.57%) Support Engineer
5 2 (14.29%) Administrator
5 2 (14.29%) Systems Administrator
5 2 (14.29%) Systems Support Engineer
6 1 (7.14%) .NET Developer
6 1 (7.14%) Agile Developer
6 1 (7.14%) Business Developer
6 1 (7.14%) Business Intelligence Developer
6 1 (7.14%) Data Warehouse Developer
6 1 (7.14%) VB Developer
6 1 (7.14%) VB.NET Developer
6 1 (7.14%) VB6 Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (7.14%) .NET
1 1 (7.14%) MDX
Miscellaneous
1 1 (7.14%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 8 (57.14%) Linux
2 4 (28.57%) Windows
2 4 (28.57%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (28.57%) Infrastructure Engineering
1 4 (28.57%) Task-Oriented
2 1 (7.14%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (7.14%) Business Intelligence
2 1 (7.14%) ETL
2 1 (7.14%) Kimball Methodology
Programming Languages
1 10 (71.43%) SQL
2 9 (64.29%) T-SQL
3 1 (7.14%) VB
3 1 (7.14%) VB.NET
3 1 (7.14%) VB6
System Software
1 4 (28.57%) Active Directory
1 4 (28.57%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 4 (28.57%) NetBackup
1 4 (28.57%) WSUS
Vendors
1 8 (57.14%) Sybase
2 4 (28.57%) Symantec
2 4 (28.57%) Veeam
2 4 (28.57%) VMware
3 1 (7.14%) Microsoft
3 1 (7.14%) Tableau