The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Lincolnshire 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 3 months to 28 June 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 Midlands / Lincolnshire
3 months to
28 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 19 13 6
Rank change year-on-year -6 -7  
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 2008 1 1 12
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Lincolnshire 1.45% 2.04% 19.35%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 3.45% 8.33% 52.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 5
Median daily rate £413 - £188
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £330
% change year-on-year - +6.06%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.50 £30.00 £23.50
% change year-on-year +35.00% +27.65%  

SQL Server 2008 is in the database and business intelligence skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Lincolnshire with a requirement for database and business intelligence skills.

Contract Database & Business Intelligence Skills
Lincolnshire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for database and business intelligence skills 29 12 23
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Lincolnshire 42.03% 24.49% 37.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 7 10
Median daily rate £413 £350 £275
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +17.85% +27.27%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £320 £262 £188
10% offered a daily rate of more than £434 £440 £375
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +6.66% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 2 0
Median hourly rate £50.00 £16.09 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +210.75% -  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £38.00 £31.14 £26.00
% change year-on-year +22.04% +19.75%  

SQL Server 2008
Job Vacancy Trend in Lincolnshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Lincolnshire citing SQL Server 2008 as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Database & Business Intelligence category.

Job vacancy trend for SQL Server 2008 in Lincolnshire

SQL Server 2008
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Lincolnshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for SQL Server 2008 in Lincolnshire

SQL Server 2008
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Lincolnshire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for SQL Server 2008 in Lincolnshire

For the 6 months to 28 June 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 Lincolnshire region with a requirement for SQL Server 2008.

1 1 (100.00%) .NET
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (100.00%) DB2
1 1 (100.00%) ASP.NET
1 1 (100.00%) Web Services
1 1 (100.00%) XML
1 1 (100.00%) HTTPS
1 1 (100.00%) Middleware
1 1 (100.00%) MVC
1 1 (100.00%) Risk Management
1 1 (100.00%) Finance
1 1 (100.00%) Banking
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 1 (100.00%) Market Risk
1 1 (100.00%) ASP.NET MVC
1 1 (100.00%) ASP.NET MVC 4
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server 2016
1 1 (100.00%) ASP.NET MVC 5

SQL Server 2008
Co-occurring IT Skills in Lincolnshire 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 1 (100.00%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (100.00%) DB2
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server 2016
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
General
1 1 (100.00%) Banking
1 1 (100.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Developer
1 1 (100.00%) Integration Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (100.00%) .NET
1 1 (100.00%) ASP.NET
1 1 (100.00%) ASP.NET MVC
1 1 (100.00%) ASP.NET MVC 4
1 1 (100.00%) ASP.NET MVC 5
1 1 (100.00%) Middleware
1 1 (100.00%) Web Services
1 1 (100.00%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (100.00%) Market Risk
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) MVC
1 1 (100.00%) Risk Management