Period
to 14 November 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 14 November 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
14 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 86 84 63
Rank change year-on-year -2 -21 +27
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 2008 17 19 30
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire 1.04% 1.21% 2.17%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 5.72% 6.23% 9.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 18 21
Hertfordshire median daily rate £375 £375 £375
10th Percentile £165 £328 £213
90th Percentile £388 £600 £460
East of England median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +6.67% +7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Hertfordshire median hourly rate - - -
East of England median hourly rate £26.90 - £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 297 305 302
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire 18.10% 19.35% 21.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 207 170 180
Hertfordshire median daily rate £425 £406 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.62% +1.56% +6.67%
10th Percentile £321 £306 £263
90th Percentile £550 £575 £526
East of England median daily rate £425 £400 £375
% change year-on-year +6.25% +6.67% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 4 2
Hertfordshire median hourly rate £35.00 £18.25 £28.54
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +91.78% -36.05% +90.27%
10th Percentile £26.30 £15.38 £14.96
90th Percentile £42.50 £19.00 £41.75
East of England median hourly rate £26.90 £27.50 £36.00
% change year-on-year -2.18% -23.61% +14.29%

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 14 November 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 14 November 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
Rickmansworth - 6 £380 -
Watford +2 2 £275 -26.67%
Hatfield +2 2 £363 -3.33% 2
Borehamwood - 2 £375 -
Hemel Hempstead -9 1 £370 -4.52%
St Albans - 1 £150 -
Stevenage - 1 £175 -
SQL Server 2008
East of England

For the 6 months to 14 November 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 17 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 13 (76.47%) SQL
3 10 (58.82%) T-SQL
4 7 (41.18%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 7 (41.18%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 7 (41.18%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 6 (35.29%) Sybase ASE
5 6 (35.29%) Finance
5 6 (35.29%) Sybase
5 6 (35.29%) Linux
6 5 (29.41%) Microsoft
6 5 (29.41%) Windows
6 5 (29.41%) SQL Server 2012
7 4 (23.53%) Windows Server
7 4 (23.53%) .NET
7 4 (23.53%) Active Directory
7 4 (23.53%) DHCP
7 4 (23.53%) DNS
8 3 (17.65%) WSUS
8 3 (17.65%) VMware
8 3 (17.65%) NetBackup
8 3 (17.65%) Business Intelligence
8 3 (17.65%) Data Warehouse
8 3 (17.65%) Internet
8 3 (17.65%) ETL
8 3 (17.65%) Symantec
8 3 (17.65%) ASP.NET
8 3 (17.65%) C#
8 3 (17.65%) Infrastructure Engineering
8 3 (17.65%) ASP.NET Web API

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 (5.88%) Exchange Server 2010
1 1 (5.88%) Exchange Server 2013
1 1 (5.88%) MS Exchange
1 1 (5.88%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 1 (5.88%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (5.88%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (5.88%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 4 (23.53%) DHCP
1 4 (23.53%) DNS
2 3 (17.65%) Internet
3 1 (5.88%) Skype
3 1 (5.88%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 7 (41.18%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 7 (41.18%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 7 (41.18%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 6 (35.29%) Sybase ASE
4 5 (29.41%) SQL Server 2012
5 3 (17.65%) Data Warehouse
6 2 (11.76%) Power BI
7 1 (5.88%) Crystal Reports
7 1 (5.88%) OLAP
7 1 (5.88%) OLAP Cube
7 1 (5.88%) Relational Database
7 1 (5.88%) SQL Server 2000
7 1 (5.88%) SQL Server 2005
7 1 (5.88%) Star Schema
Development Applications
1 2 (11.76%) Visual Studio
General
1 6 (35.29%) Finance
2 1 (5.88%) Retail
Job Titles
1 12 (70.59%) Developer
2 7 (41.18%) SQL Developer
3 4 (23.53%) .NET Developer
3 4 (23.53%) SQL Server Developer
3 4 (23.53%) T-SQL Developer
4 3 (17.65%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 3 (17.65%) Infrastructure Support
4 3 (17.65%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
4 3 (17.65%) SSRS Developer
4 3 (17.65%) Support Engineer
5 2 (11.76%) Administrator
5 2 (11.76%) ASP.NET Developer
5 2 (11.76%) Business Intelligence Developer
6 1 (5.88%) C# ASP.NET Developer
6 1 (5.88%) C# Developer
6 1 (5.88%) Data Warehouse Developer
6 1 (5.88%) SQL DBA
6 1 (5.88%) Systems Support Engineer
6 1 (5.88%) VB.NET Developer
6 1 (5.88%) VB.NET/ASP.NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (23.53%) .NET
2 3 (17.65%) .NET Framework
2 3 (17.65%) ASP.NET
2 3 (17.65%) ASP.NET Web API
3 2 (11.76%) ASP.NET MVC
3 2 (11.76%) ASP.NET Web Forms
3 2 (11.76%) CSS
3 2 (11.76%) HTML
3 2 (11.76%) REST
3 2 (11.76%) Web Services
4 1 (5.88%) Ajax
4 1 (5.88%) Classic ASP
4 1 (5.88%) Entity Framework
4 1 (5.88%) jQuery
4 1 (5.88%) LINQ
4 1 (5.88%) LINQ to SQL
4 1 (5.88%) MDX
4 1 (5.88%) Spring
4 1 (5.88%) WCF
4 1 (5.88%) XML
Operating Systems
1 6 (35.29%) Linux
2 5 (29.41%) Windows
3 4 (23.53%) Windows Server
4 1 (5.88%) Windows 10
4 1 (5.88%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (5.88%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (17.65%) Business Intelligence
1 3 (17.65%) ETL
1 3 (17.65%) Infrastructure Engineering
2 2 (11.76%) MVC
3 1 (5.88%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (5.88%) API Development
3 1 (5.88%) Data Integration
3 1 (5.88%) Front End Development
3 1 (5.88%) Kimball Methodology
3 1 (5.88%) Performance Improvement
3 1 (5.88%) Server Monitoring
3 1 (5.88%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 13 (76.47%) SQL
2 10 (58.82%) T-SQL
3 3 (17.65%) C#
4 2 (11.76%) JavaScript
5 1 (5.88%) PowerShell
5 1 (5.88%) VB.NET
System Software
1 4 (23.53%) Active Directory
2 3 (17.65%) VMware ESXi
3 1 (5.88%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 3 (17.65%) NetBackup
1 3 (17.65%) WSUS
2 1 (5.88%) SCCM
Vendors
1 6 (35.29%) Sybase
2 5 (29.41%) Microsoft
3 3 (17.65%) Symantec
3 3 (17.65%) Veeam
3 3 (17.65%) VMware
4 1 (5.88%) Citrix
4 1 (5.88%) SAP
4 1 (5.88%) Tableau