Period
to 16 August 2018

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 16 August 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
East of England > Hertfordshire
6 months to
16 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 86 77 61
Rank change year-on-year -9 -16 +32
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 2008 8 13 28
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire 0.51% 1.01% 1.93%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 2.84% 5.56% 10.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 12 17
Hertfordshire median daily rate £275 £350 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -21.43% -6.67% -7.41%
10th Percentile £148 £256 £213
90th Percentile £362 £380 £454
East of England median daily rate £400 £369 £363
% change year-on-year +8.47% +1.72% +3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Hertfordshire median hourly rate - - -
East of England median hourly rate £26.90 - £41.25

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 282 234 263
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire 17.92% 18.15% 18.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 195 148 146
Hertfordshire median daily rate £400 £390 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.56% -2.50% +6.67%
10th Percentile £274 £263 £272
90th Percentile £548 £575 £497
East of England median daily rate £425 £400 £388
% change year-on-year +6.25% +3.23% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 2 1
Hertfordshire median hourly rate £24.00 £23.25 £12.08
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +3.23% +92.47% -18.65%
10th Percentile £12.47 £16.58 £11.62
90th Percentile £35.00 £30.53 £12.54
East of England median hourly rate £26.00 £28.75 £35.00
% change year-on-year -9.57% -17.86% +10.03%

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 Daily Rate Histogram in Hertfordshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing SQL Server 2008 in Hertfordshire over the 6 months to 16 August 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram 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 16 August 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
Hatfield 0 2 £338 -10.00%
Watford 0 1 £275 +10.00%
Hemel Hempstead -14 1 £370 +2.78%
St Albans - 1 £150 -
Stevenage - 1 £175 -
SQL Server 2008
East of England

For the 6 months to 16 August 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 Hertfordshire region with a requirement for SQL Server 2008.

1 8 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 7 (87.50%) SQL
3 5 (62.50%) Microsoft
3 5 (62.50%) SQL Server 2012
4 4 (50.00%) T-SQL
4 4 (50.00%) .NET
5 3 (37.50%) Data Warehouse
5 3 (37.50%) ASP.NET
5 3 (37.50%) C#
5 3 (37.50%) Business Intelligence
5 3 (37.50%) ETL
5 3 (37.50%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 3 (37.50%) .NET Framework
5 3 (37.50%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 3 (37.50%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 3 (37.50%) ASP.NET Web API
6 2 (25.00%) Power BI
6 2 (25.00%) ASP.NET Web Forms
6 2 (25.00%) REST
6 2 (25.00%) Data Integration
6 2 (25.00%) ASP.NET MVC
6 2 (25.00%) MVC
6 2 (25.00%) HTML
6 2 (25.00%) JavaScript
6 2 (25.00%) Visual Studio
6 2 (25.00%) CSS
6 2 (25.00%) Web Services
6 2 (25.00%) Windows
7 1 (12.50%) Windows XP
7 1 (12.50%) MS Exchange

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:

Application Platforms
1 1 (12.50%) Exchange Server 2010
1 1 (12.50%) Exchange Server 2013
1 1 (12.50%) MS Exchange
1 1 (12.50%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 1 (12.50%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (12.50%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (12.50%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (12.50%) DHCP
1 1 (12.50%) DNS
1 1 (12.50%) Skype
1 1 (12.50%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 5 (62.50%) SQL Server 2012
3 3 (37.50%) Data Warehouse
3 3 (37.50%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 3 (37.50%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 3 (37.50%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 2 (25.00%) Power BI
5 1 (12.50%) Crystal Reports
5 1 (12.50%) Relational Database
5 1 (12.50%) SQL Server 2000
Development Applications
1 2 (25.00%) Visual Studio
General
1 1 (12.50%) Retail
Job Titles
1 6 (75.00%) Developer
2 4 (50.00%) .NET Developer
3 2 (25.00%) ASP.NET Developer
3 2 (25.00%) Business Intelligence Developer
3 2 (25.00%) Power BI Developer
4 1 (12.50%) Administrator
4 1 (12.50%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
4 1 (12.50%) C# .NET Developer
4 1 (12.50%) C# ASP.NET Developer
4 1 (12.50%) C# Developer
4 1 (12.50%) DBA
4 1 (12.50%) Mobile Engineer
4 1 (12.50%) SQL DBA
4 1 (12.50%) SQL Developer
4 1 (12.50%) Systems Engineer
4 1 (12.50%) VB.NET Developer
4 1 (12.50%) VB.NET/ASP.NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (50.00%) .NET
2 3 (37.50%) .NET Framework
2 3 (37.50%) ASP.NET
2 3 (37.50%) ASP.NET Web API
3 2 (25.00%) ASP.NET MVC
3 2 (25.00%) ASP.NET Web Forms
3 2 (25.00%) CSS
3 2 (25.00%) HTML
3 2 (25.00%) REST
3 2 (25.00%) Web Services
4 1 (12.50%) Ajax
4 1 (12.50%) Classic ASP
4 1 (12.50%) Entity Framework
4 1 (12.50%) jQuery
4 1 (12.50%) KnockoutJS
4 1 (12.50%) LINQ
4 1 (12.50%) LINQ to SQL
4 1 (12.50%) Spring
4 1 (12.50%) WCF
4 1 (12.50%) XML
Operating Systems
1 2 (25.00%) Windows
2 1 (12.50%) Windows 10
2 1 (12.50%) Windows Server
2 1 (12.50%) Windows Server 2003
2 1 (12.50%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (37.50%) Business Intelligence
1 3 (37.50%) ETL
2 2 (25.00%) Data Integration
2 2 (25.00%) MVC
3 1 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (12.50%) API Development
3 1 (12.50%) Front End Development
3 1 (12.50%) Performance Improvement
3 1 (12.50%) Server Monitoring
3 1 (12.50%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 7 (87.50%) SQL
2 4 (50.00%) T-SQL
3 3 (37.50%) C#
4 2 (25.00%) JavaScript
5 1 (12.50%) PowerShell
5 1 (12.50%) VB.NET
System Software
1 1 (12.50%) Active Directory
1 1 (12.50%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 1 (12.50%) SCCM
Vendors
1 5 (62.50%) Microsoft
2 1 (12.50%) Citrix
2 1 (12.50%) SAP