Period
to 23 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Kent 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 23 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 > Kent
6 months to
23 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 61 44 39
Rank change year-on-year -17 -5 +12
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 2008 3 10 22
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Kent 0.56% 2.05% 3.94%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 1.88% 8.00% 14.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 9 12
Kent median daily rate £413 £450 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -8.33% +12.50% +14.29%
10th Percentile £291 £400 £314
90th Percentile £504 £475 £486
South East median daily rate £395 £400 £350
% change year-on-year -1.25% +14.29% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Kent median hourly rate - - -
South East median hourly rate £50.00 £45.00 £22.75
% change year-on-year +11.11% +97.80% -44.85%

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 Kent with a requirement for database or business intelligence skills.

All Database and Business Intelligence Skills
Kent
Contract vacancies with a requirement for database or business intelligence skills 160 125 152
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Kent 29.96% 25.61% 27.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 130 84 115
Kent median daily rate £350 £350 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +3.70% +3.85%
10th Percentile £274 £276 £203
90th Percentile £426 £525 £483
South East median daily rate £413 £400 £375
% change year-on-year +3.13% +6.67% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Kent median hourly rate - - £30.00
South East median hourly rate £42.50 £26.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year +60.38% -3.64% +10.00%

SQL Server 2008
Job Vacancy Trend in Kent

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

Job vacancy trend for SQL Server 2008 in Kent

SQL Server 2008
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Kent

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

Contractor daily rate trend for SQL Server 2008 in Kent

SQL Server 2008
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Kent

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing SQL Server 2008 in Kent over the 6 months to 23 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for SQL Server 2008 in Kent

SQL Server 2008
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Kent

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for SQL Server 2008 in Kent

SQL Server 2008
Contract Job Locations in Kent

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 Kent region over the 6 months to 23 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
Dartford -1 1 £500 +11.11%
SQL Server 2008
South East

For the 6 months to 23 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 Kent region with a requirement for SQL Server 2008.

1 3 (100.00%) SQL
1 3 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 3 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (66.67%) ETL
2 2 (66.67%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (66.67%) PaaS
2 2 (66.67%) IaaS
2 2 (66.67%) Performance Tuning
2 2 (66.67%) Migration
3 1 (33.33%) Clustering
3 1 (33.33%) Power BI
3 1 (33.33%) SQL Server 2014
3 1 (33.33%) SQL Server 2016
3 1 (33.33%) Windows Server
3 1 (33.33%) High Availability
3 1 (33.33%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (33.33%) Service Management
3 1 (33.33%) Change Management
3 1 (33.33%) Disaster Recovery
3 1 (33.33%) Data Management
3 1 (33.33%) Microsoft Analysis Services
3 1 (33.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (33.33%) Incident Management
3 1 (33.33%) QlikView
3 1 (33.33%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 1 (33.33%) Business Intelligence
3 1 (33.33%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (33.33%) Windows
3 1 (33.33%) T-SQL

SQL Server 2008
Co-occurring IT Skills in Kent 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:

Cloud Services
1 2 (66.67%) IaaS
1 2 (66.67%) Microsoft Azure
1 2 (66.67%) PaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (33.33%) Microsoft Analysis Services
2 1 (33.33%) Power BI
2 1 (33.33%) QlikView
2 1 (33.33%) SQL Server 2012
2 1 (33.33%) SQL Server 2014
2 1 (33.33%) SQL Server 2016
2 1 (33.33%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 1 (33.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) DBA
1 2 (66.67%) SQL DBA
2 1 (33.33%) Business Intelligence Developer
2 1 (33.33%) Developer
2 1 (33.33%) Senior DBA
2 1 (33.33%) Senior SQL DBA
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 1 (33.33%) Windows
1 1 (33.33%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) ETL
1 2 (66.67%) Migration
1 2 (66.67%) Performance Tuning
2 1 (33.33%) Business Intelligence
2 1 (33.33%) Change Management
2 1 (33.33%) Data Management
2 1 (33.33%) Disaster Recovery
2 1 (33.33%) High Availability
2 1 (33.33%) Incident Management
2 1 (33.33%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (100.00%) SQL
2 1 (33.33%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (33.33%) Microsoft Certification
Vendors
1 3 (100.00%) Microsoft