Period
to 22 November 2017

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 22 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
East of England > Hertfordshire
6 months to
22 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 86 64 89
Rank change year-on-year -22 +25 -22
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 2008 16 30 14
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire 1.01% 2.14% 0.88%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 5.23% 9.93% 4.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 21 12
Hertfordshire median daily rate £363 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.33% - +4.90%
10th Percentile £313 £213 £313
90th Percentile £600 £460 £423
East of England median daily rate £400 £350 £350
% change year-on-year +14.29% - -6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Hertfordshire median hourly rate - - -
East of England median hourly rate - £42.50 £28.50
% change year-on-year - +49.12% +29.55%

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 306 302 317
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire 19.37% 21.59% 19.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 169 179 157
Hertfordshire median daily rate £425 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% +6.67% +5.63%
10th Percentile £313 £263 £238
90th Percentile £576 £528 £538
East of England median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year +6.67% - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 2 7
Hertfordshire median hourly rate £18.25 £28.54 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -36.05% +90.27% -25.00%
10th Percentile £15.38 £14.96 £11.25
90th Percentile £19.00 £41.75 £48.00
East of England median hourly rate £29.50 £36.82 £31.76
% change year-on-year -19.88% +15.93% +11.44%

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 22 November 2017.

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 22 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
Hemel Hempstead +8 7 £400 +6.67% 5
Watford -22 1 - - 1
Hertford - 1 £325 -
SQL Server 2008
East of England

For the 6 months to 22 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 Hertfordshire region with a requirement for SQL Server 2008.

1 16 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 15 (93.75%) SQL
3 12 (75.00%) T-SQL
4 8 (50.00%) .NET
4 8 (50.00%) C#
5 7 (43.75%) Visual Studio
5 7 (43.75%) Agile Software Development
5 7 (43.75%) .NET Framework
5 7 (43.75%) WCF
6 6 (37.50%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 5 (31.25%) jQuery
7 5 (31.25%) ASP.NET
7 5 (31.25%) CSS
7 5 (31.25%) Windows
7 5 (31.25%) HTML
7 5 (31.25%) JavaScript
7 5 (31.25%) Disaster Recovery
7 5 (31.25%) MVC
7 5 (31.25%) ASP.NET MVC
7 5 (31.25%) ASP.NET Web API
8 4 (25.00%) Performance Tuning
8 4 (25.00%) SQL Server 2016
8 4 (25.00%) Team Foundation Server
8 4 (25.00%) High Availability
8 4 (25.00%) SQL Server 2012
8 4 (25.00%) SQL Server 2005
8 4 (25.00%) Statistics
9 3 (18.75%) Scrum
9 3 (18.75%) Web Services
9 3 (18.75%) Prototyping

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 2 (12.50%) Confluence
2 1 (6.25%) IIS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (6.25%) DNS
1 1 (6.25%) IMAP
1 1 (6.25%) Internet
1 1 (6.25%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 6 (37.50%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 4 (25.00%) SQL Server 2005
3 4 (25.00%) SQL Server 2012
3 4 (25.00%) SQL Server 2016
4 2 (12.50%) Relational Database
4 2 (12.50%) SQL Server 2014
4 2 (12.50%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (6.25%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (6.25%) Oracle Database
5 1 (6.25%) Oracle Database 10g
5 1 (6.25%) Oracle Database 11g
5 1 (6.25%) Oracle Database 12c
5 1 (6.25%) Oracle Exadata
5 1 (6.25%) Oracle9i Database
Development Applications
1 7 (43.75%) Visual Studio
2 4 (25.00%) Team Foundation Server
3 2 (12.50%) Git (software)
3 2 (12.50%) InstallShield
3 2 (12.50%) Jenkins
3 2 (12.50%) JIRA
3 2 (12.50%) WiX
General
1 1 (6.25%) Finance
1 1 (6.25%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 8 (50.00%) Developer
2 5 (31.25%) DBA
3 4 (25.00%) SQL DBA
3 4 (25.00%) SQL Developer
3 4 (25.00%) SQL Server Developer
4 3 (18.75%) .NET Developer
4 3 (18.75%) Agile Development Manager
4 3 (18.75%) Agile Scrum Master
4 3 (18.75%) Development Manager
4 3 (18.75%) Scrum Master
4 3 (18.75%) Software Development Manager
4 3 (18.75%) Software Manager
4 3 (18.75%) SSRS Developer
5 2 (12.50%) C# Developer
5 2 (12.50%) SSIS Developer
5 2 (12.50%) T-SQL Developer
6 1 (6.25%) C# .NET Developer
6 1 (6.25%) Full Stack Developer
6 1 (6.25%) Lead .NET Developer
6 1 (6.25%) Oracle Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (50.00%) .NET
2 7 (43.75%) .NET Framework
2 7 (43.75%) WCF
3 5 (31.25%) ASP.NET
3 5 (31.25%) ASP.NET MVC
3 5 (31.25%) ASP.NET Web API
3 5 (31.25%) CSS
3 5 (31.25%) HTML
3 5 (31.25%) jQuery
4 3 (18.75%) Web Services
5 2 (12.50%) Ajax
5 2 (12.50%) Entity Framework
5 2 (12.50%) KnockoutJS
5 2 (12.50%) LINQ
5 2 (12.50%) LINQ to SQL
5 2 (12.50%) RequireJS
5 2 (12.50%) Silverlight
5 2 (12.50%) WinForms
5 2 (12.50%) WPF
5 2 (12.50%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
1 2 (12.50%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 5 (31.25%) Windows
2 1 (6.25%) Linux
2 1 (6.25%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 1 (6.25%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (43.75%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (31.25%) Disaster Recovery
2 5 (31.25%) MVC
3 4 (25.00%) High Availability
3 4 (25.00%) Performance Tuning
3 4 (25.00%) Statistics
4 3 (18.75%) Prototyping
4 3 (18.75%) Scrum
4 3 (18.75%) Web Application Development
5 2 (12.50%) API Development
5 2 (12.50%) DevOps
5 2 (12.50%) SDLC
5 2 (12.50%) SOA
5 2 (12.50%) Time Management
6 1 (6.25%) Continuous Integration
6 1 (6.25%) Data Migration
6 1 (6.25%) Database Mirroring
6 1 (6.25%) ETL
6 1 (6.25%) Kimball Methodology
6 1 (6.25%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 15 (93.75%) SQL
2 12 (75.00%) T-SQL
3 8 (50.00%) C#
4 5 (31.25%) JavaScript
5 2 (12.50%) PowerShell
System Software
1 1 (6.25%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 1 (6.25%) Data Guard
1 1 (6.25%) Microsoft Clustering
Vendors
1 2 (12.50%) Atlassian
1 2 (12.50%) Microsoft
2 1 (6.25%) 3PAR
2 1 (6.25%) NetApp
2 1 (6.25%) Oracle