The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Milton Keynes 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 29 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
Buckinghamshire > Milton Keynes
3 months to
29 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 71 56 60
Rank change year-on-year -15 +4  
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 2008 5 8 13
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Milton Keynes 0.67% 1.19% 1.56%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 3.31% 5.00% 6.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 5 7
Milton Keynes median daily rate £313 £420 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -25.59% +20.00%  
10th Percentile £306 £375 £313
90th Percentile £454 £445 £407
Buckinghamshire median daily rate £313 £420 £325
% change year-on-year -25.59% +29.23%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Milton Keynes median hourly rate - - -
Buckinghamshire median hourly rate - - -

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 Milton Keynes with a requirement for database and business intelligence skills.

Contract Database & Business Intelligence Skills
Milton Keynes
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for database and business intelligence skills 151 160 213
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Milton Keynes 20.27% 23.85% 25.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 129 160 212
Milton Keynes median daily rate £400 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +6.66%  
10th Percentile £306 £318 £300
90th Percentile £475 £525 £486
Buckinghamshire median daily rate £425 £400 £350
% change year-on-year +6.25% +14.28%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 7
Milton Keynes median hourly rate - - £22.50
Buckinghamshire median hourly rate £19.00 - £26.00

SQL Server 2008
Job Vacancy Trend in Milton Keynes

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

Job vacancy trend for SQL Server 2008 in Milton Keynes

SQL Server 2008
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Milton Keynes

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

Contractor daily rate trend for SQL Server 2008 in Milton Keynes

SQL Server 2008
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Milton Keynes

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing SQL Server 2008 in Milton Keynes over the 3 months to 29 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for SQL Server 2008 in Milton Keynes

SQL Server 2008
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Milton Keynes

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for SQL Server 2008 in Milton Keynes

For the 6 months to 29 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 Milton Keynes region with a requirement for SQL Server 2008.

1 11 (100.00%) SQL
1 11 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 8 (72.73%) Windows
3 7 (63.64%) VMware
4 6 (54.55%) Windows Server 2003
4 6 (54.55%) Microsoft
4 6 (54.55%) Active Directory
4 6 (54.55%) Citrix
4 6 (54.55%) Microsoft Certification
4 6 (54.55%) SQL Server 2005
4 6 (54.55%) VMware Infrastructure
4 6 (54.55%) Windows Server 2008
4 6 (54.55%) SQL Server 2012
5 5 (45.45%) SQL Server 2016
5 5 (45.45%) ITIL
6 4 (36.36%) HP
6 4 (36.36%) SharePoint
6 4 (36.36%) VMware Workstation
6 4 (36.36%) Analytical Skills
6 4 (36.36%) ITIL V3
6 4 (36.36%) Hyper-V
7 3 (27.27%) SC Cleared
7 3 (27.27%) Skype for Business
7 3 (27.27%) Virtual Environments
7 3 (27.27%) Windows Server
7 3 (27.27%) Security Cleared
7 3 (27.27%) Agile Software Development
7 3 (27.27%) OVSD
7 3 (27.27%) NetApp
7 3 (27.27%) Project Management

SQL Server 2008
Co-occurring IT Skills in Milton Keynes 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 4 (36.36%) SharePoint
2 3 (27.27%) Skype for Business
3 2 (18.18%) MS Exchange
4 1 (9.09%) Exchange Server 2003
Business Applications
1 1 (9.09%) Dynamics CRM
Communications & Networking
1 1 (9.09%) BIG-IP
1 1 (9.09%) DNS
1 1 (9.09%) Firewall
1 1 (9.09%) Network Security
1 1 (9.09%) SAN
1 1 (9.09%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 6 (54.55%) SQL Server 2005
2 6 (54.55%) SQL Server 2012
3 5 (45.45%) SQL Server 2016
4 2 (18.18%) SQL Server 2000
5 1 (9.09%) MySQL
5 1 (9.09%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 1 (9.09%) MSI
1 1 (9.09%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 1 (9.09%) Banking
1 1 (9.09%) Finance
1 1 (9.09%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 3 (27.27%) 3rd Line Support
1 3 (27.27%) Developer
2 2 (18.18%) 3rd Line Support Specialist
2 2 (18.18%) Architect
2 2 (18.18%) Database Developer
2 2 (18.18%) SQL Database Developer
2 2 (18.18%) SQL Developer
2 2 (18.18%) Support Specialist
3 1 (9.09%) .NET Developer
3 1 (9.09%) Angular Developer
3 1 (9.09%) C# .NET Developer
3 1 (9.09%) C# Developer
3 1 (9.09%) CRM Specialist
3 1 (9.09%) Database Specialist
3 1 (9.09%) DBA
3 1 (9.09%) Dynamics CRM Specialist
3 1 (9.09%) Server Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) SQL DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (18.18%) Web Services
2 1 (9.09%) .NET
2 1 (9.09%) .NET Framework
2 1 (9.09%) AngularJS
2 1 (9.09%) ASP.NET
2 1 (9.09%) ASP.NET Web API
2 1 (9.09%) CSS
2 1 (9.09%) Entity Framework
2 1 (9.09%) HTML
2 1 (9.09%) HTML5
2 1 (9.09%) jQuery
2 1 (9.09%) LINQ
2 1 (9.09%) SOAP
2 1 (9.09%) WCF
2 1 (9.09%) XML
2 1 (9.09%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 4 (36.36%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (18.18%) Data Centre
3 1 (9.09%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 8 (72.73%) Windows
2 6 (54.55%) Windows Server 2003
2 6 (54.55%) Windows Server 2008
3 3 (27.27%) Windows Server
4 1 (9.09%) Linux
4 1 (9.09%) Windows 10
4 1 (9.09%) Windows 7
4 1 (9.09%) Windows 8
4 1 (9.09%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (9.09%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (45.45%) ITIL
2 4 (36.36%) ITIL V3
3 3 (27.27%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (27.27%) Change Management
3 3 (27.27%) ITSM
3 3 (27.27%) Project Management
3 3 (27.27%) Service Management
3 3 (27.27%) Virtual Environments
4 2 (18.18%) Agile Project Management
4 2 (18.18%) PRINCE2
4 2 (18.18%) Service Delivery
5 1 (9.09%) BDD
5 1 (9.09%) CRM
5 1 (9.09%) Email Filtering
5 1 (9.09%) Kalman Filter
5 1 (9.09%) Performance Tuning
5 1 (9.09%) Resource Management
5 1 (9.09%) TOGAF
5 1 (9.09%) Trend Analysis
5 1 (9.09%) Web Filtering
Programming Languages
1 11 (100.00%) SQL
2 2 (18.18%) T-SQL
3 1 (9.09%) C#
3 1 (9.09%) JavaScript
3 1 (9.09%) VB
3 1 (9.09%) VBScript
3 1 (9.09%) XPath
Qualifications
1 6 (54.55%) Microsoft Certification
2 3 (27.27%) MCDBA
2 3 (27.27%) MCP
2 3 (27.27%) MCSA
2 3 (27.27%) MCSE
2 3 (27.27%) SC Cleared
2 3 (27.27%) Security Cleared
3 2 (18.18%) GSAE
4 1 (9.09%) DV Cleared
4 1 (9.09%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (9.09%) SLA
System Software
1 6 (54.55%) Active Directory
1 6 (54.55%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (36.36%) Hyper-V
2 4 (36.36%) VMware Workstation
3 2 (18.18%) Virtual Desktop
3 2 (18.18%) XenApp
4 1 (9.09%) Citrix Presentation Server
4 1 (9.09%) Microsoft Virtual Server
4 1 (9.09%) Terminal Server
4 1 (9.09%) Virtual Servers
4 1 (9.09%) VMware ESXi
4 1 (9.09%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 3 (27.27%) OVSD
2 2 (18.18%) Microsoft Clustering
3 1 (9.09%) EdgeSight
3 1 (9.09%) Failover Clustering
3 1 (9.09%) SCOM
Vendors
1 7 (63.64%) VMware
2 6 (54.55%) Citrix
2 6 (54.55%) Microsoft
3 4 (36.36%) HP
4 3 (27.27%) NetApp
5 1 (9.09%) 3PAR
5 1 (9.09%) AppSense
5 1 (9.09%) Cisco
5 1 (9.09%) CommVault
5 1 (9.09%) EMC
5 1 (9.09%) F5
5 1 (9.09%) Genesys