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 3 months to 25 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
Bedfordshire / Luton
3 months to
25 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 27 - -
Rank change year-on-year - 0  
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 2008 1 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Luton 0.64% - -
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 4.17% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Median daily rate - - -
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 Luton with a requirement for database and business intelligence skills.

Contract Database & Business Intelligence Skills
Luton
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for database and business intelligence skills 24 16 19
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Luton 15.38% 11.11% 13.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 12 13
Median daily rate £450 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +12.50% +6.66%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £383 £350
% change year-on-year +4.57% +9.28%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £38.00 £30.50 £26.00
% change year-on-year +24.59% +17.30%  

SQL Server 2008
Job Vacancy Trend in Luton

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Luton 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 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

For the 6 months to 25 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 Luton region with a requirement for SQL Server 2008.

1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (100.00%) OLAP
1 1 (100.00%) SAP
1 1 (100.00%) Data Warehouse
1 1 (100.00%) ERP
1 1 (100.00%) ETL
1 1 (100.00%) Business Intelligence
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 1 (100.00%) IT Strategy

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:

Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (100.00%) Data Warehouse
1 1 (100.00%) OLAP
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Business Intelligence Developer
1 1 (100.00%) Developer
1 1 (100.00%) ERP Developer
1 1 (100.00%) ETL Developer
1 1 (100.00%) OLAP Developer
1 1 (100.00%) SQL BI Developer
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Developer
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server BI Developer
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server Developer
1 1 (100.00%) SSIS Developer
1 1 (100.00%) SSRS Developer
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Business Intelligence
1 1 (100.00%) ERP
1 1 (100.00%) ETL
1 1 (100.00%) IT Strategy
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) SAP