Period
to 18 August 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Luton 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 18 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
Bedfordshire > Luton
6 months to
18 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 35 40 -
Rank change year-on-year +5 - +39
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 2008 7 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Luton 2.41% 0.34% -
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 8.05% 1.92% -
Number of daily rates quoted 5 0 0
Luton median daily rate £450 - -
Bedfordshire median daily rate £450 £494 -
% change year-on-year -8.86% - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Luton median hourly rate - - -
Bedfordshire median hourly rate - - -

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 Luton with a requirement for database or business intelligence skills.

All Database and Business Intelligence Skills
Luton
Contract vacancies with a requirement for database or business intelligence skills 87 52 32
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Luton 29.90% 17.87% 9.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 69 32 24
Luton median daily rate £450 £431 £394
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.35% +9.52% -7.35%
10th Percentile £306 £363 £327
90th Percentile £600 £675 £538
Bedfordshire median daily rate £450 £438 £388
% change year-on-year +2.86% +12.90% -3.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Luton median hourly rate £14.00 - -
Bedfordshire median hourly rate £14.60 - £19.00

SQL Server 2008
Job Vacancy Trend in Luton

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

Job vacancy trend for SQL Server 2008 in Luton

SQL Server 2008
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Luton

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

Contractor daily rate trend for SQL Server 2008 in Luton

SQL Server 2008
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Luton

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing SQL Server 2008 in Luton over the 6 months to 18 August 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for SQL Server 2008 in Luton

For the 6 months to 18 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 Luton region with a requirement for SQL Server 2008.

1 7 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 6 (85.71%) Data Modelling
2 6 (85.71%) Business Intelligence
2 6 (85.71%) Data Warehouse
2 6 (85.71%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (85.71%) Hadoop
2 6 (85.71%) Big Data
3 5 (71.43%) Kafka
3 5 (71.43%) Apache Flume
3 5 (71.43%) Amazon AWS
3 5 (71.43%) Waterfall
3 5 (71.43%) Apache Hive
3 5 (71.43%) Analytics
3 5 (71.43%) Oozie
3 5 (71.43%) Relational Database
3 5 (71.43%) HDFS
3 5 (71.43%) Impala
3 5 (71.43%) Apache Spark
3 5 (71.43%) Apache Kudu
3 5 (71.43%) Data Science
3 5 (71.43%) Python
3 5 (71.43%) Retail
3 5 (71.43%) Scrum
3 5 (71.43%) Shell Script
3 5 (71.43%) OLTP
3 5 (71.43%) RDBMS
3 5 (71.43%) Unix
4 4 (57.14%) Logical Data Model
4 4 (57.14%) Physical Data Model
4 4 (57.14%) Infrastructure Management

SQL Server 2008
Co-occurring IT Skills in Luton 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 5 (71.43%) Apache Spark
Cloud Services
1 5 (71.43%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (14.29%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 6 (85.71%) Big Data
2 6 (85.71%) Data Warehouse
2 6 (85.71%) Hadoop
3 5 (71.43%) Apache Hive
3 5 (71.43%) Apache Kudu
3 5 (71.43%) Impala
3 5 (71.43%) OLTP
3 5 (71.43%) RDBMS
3 5 (71.43%) Relational Database
4 1 (14.29%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (14.29%) SQL Server 2016
General
1 5 (71.43%) Retail
Job Titles
1 5 (71.43%) Architect
2 3 (42.86%) Big Data Architect
2 3 (42.86%) Data Architect
3 2 (28.57%) Business Intelligence Architect
3 2 (28.57%) Technical Architect
4 1 (14.29%) Business Consultant
4 1 (14.29%) Business Intelligence Consultant
4 1 (14.29%) Consultant
4 1 (14.29%) DBA
4 1 (14.29%) Senior Business Consultant
4 1 (14.29%) Senior Business Intelligence Consultant
4 1 (14.29%) Senior Consultant
4 1 (14.29%) SQL DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (71.43%) Kafka
Miscellaneous
1 2 (28.57%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 5 (71.43%) Unix
2 3 (42.86%) Linux
3 1 (14.29%) Windows
3 1 (14.29%) Windows 10
3 1 (14.29%) Windows 7
3 1 (14.29%) Windows 8
3 1 (14.29%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (85.71%) Agile Software Development
1 6 (85.71%) Business Intelligence
1 6 (85.71%) Data Modelling
2 5 (71.43%) Analytics
2 5 (71.43%) Data Science
2 5 (71.43%) Scrum
2 5 (71.43%) Waterfall
3 4 (57.14%) Infrastructure Management
3 4 (57.14%) Logical Data Model
3 4 (57.14%) Physical Data Model
4 3 (42.86%) Data Engineering
4 3 (42.86%) Stakeholder Management
5 2 (28.57%) Conceptual Models
5 2 (28.57%) E-Commerce
5 2 (28.57%) Master Data Management
5 2 (28.57%) Single Customer View
Programming Languages
1 5 (71.43%) Python
1 5 (71.43%) Shell Script
2 1 (14.29%) SQL
System Software
1 5 (71.43%) Apache Flume
1 5 (71.43%) HDFS
2 1 (14.29%) Active Directory
2 1 (14.29%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (14.29%) XenApp
2 1 (14.29%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 5 (71.43%) Oozie
2 1 (14.29%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 1 (14.29%) Citrix
1 1 (14.29%) Symantec
1 1 (14.29%) VMware