Period
to 20 November 2017

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 6 months to 20 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
Buckinghamshire > Milton Keynes
6 months to
20 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 110 83 91
Rank change year-on-year -27 +8 -7
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 2008 11 10 25
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Milton Keynes 0.63% 0.79% 1.29%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 2.89% 3.64% 5.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 6 11
Milton Keynes median daily rate £370 £276 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +33.94% -28.71% +29.17%
10th Percentile £306 £185 £313
90th Percentile £431 £466 £438
Buckinghamshire median daily rate £358 £325 £350
% change year-on-year +10.00% -7.14% +12.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Milton Keynes median hourly rate - - -
Buckinghamshire 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 Milton Keynes with a requirement for database or business intelligence skills.

All Database and Business Intelligence Skills
Milton Keynes
Contract vacancies with a requirement for database or business intelligence skills 381 275 490
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Milton Keynes 21.83% 21.70% 25.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 171 144 209
Milton Keynes median daily rate £388 £388 £368
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +5.44% +11.36%
10th Percentile £306 £263 £265
90th Percentile £500 £534 £488
Buckinghamshire median daily rate £388 £375 £369
% change year-on-year +3.33% +1.69% +13.46%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 5
Milton Keynes median hourly rate - £37.75 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +115.71% -81.43%
Buckinghamshire median hourly rate £19.00 £26.50 £22.50
% change year-on-year -28.30% +17.78% +9.76%

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 6 months to 20 November 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 20 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 Milton Keynes region with a requirement for SQL Server 2008.

1 11 (100.00%) SQL
1 11 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 9 (81.82%) Windows
3 8 (72.73%) Active Directory
3 8 (72.73%) Windows Server 2003
3 8 (72.73%) Windows Server 2008
4 7 (63.64%) VMware Infrastructure
4 7 (63.64%) VMware
4 7 (63.64%) ITIL
4 7 (63.64%) SharePoint
4 7 (63.64%) Windows Server 2012
5 6 (54.55%) Virtual Environments
5 6 (54.55%) IIS
5 6 (54.55%) Microsoft Office
5 6 (54.55%) .NET
5 6 (54.55%) Dynamics GP
5 6 (54.55%) Security Cleared
5 6 (54.55%) ITIL V3
5 6 (54.55%) Office 365
5 6 (54.55%) SC Cleared
6 5 (45.45%) Dynamics CRM
6 5 (45.45%) VMware Workstation
6 5 (45.45%) CRM
6 5 (45.45%) HP
6 5 (45.45%) Citrix
6 5 (45.45%) Microsoft
6 5 (45.45%) Linux
6 5 (45.45%) Analytical Skills
7 4 (36.36%) ServiceNow
7 4 (36.36%) Service 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 7 (63.64%) SharePoint
2 6 (54.55%) IIS
3 3 (27.27%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 6 (54.55%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 6 (54.55%) Dynamics GP
2 5 (45.45%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 6 (54.55%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (9.09%) DNS
1 1 (9.09%) Network Security
1 1 (9.09%) SAN
1 1 (9.09%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 2 (18.18%) SQL Server 2005
2 2 (18.18%) SQL Server 2012
2 2 (18.18%) SQL Server 2016
3 1 (9.09%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 1 (9.09%) MSI
General
1 2 (18.18%) Finance
Job Titles
1 5 (45.45%) 3rd Line Support
2 3 (27.27%) 3rd Line Support Specialist
2 3 (27.27%) Support Specialist
3 2 (18.18%) Architect
3 2 (18.18%) Database Developer
3 2 (18.18%) Developer
3 2 (18.18%) SQL Database Developer
3 2 (18.18%) SQL Developer
4 1 (9.09%) Server Specialist
4 1 (9.09%) SharePoint Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (54.55%) .NET
2 2 (18.18%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 5 (45.45%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (18.18%) Data Centre
3 1 (9.09%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 9 (81.82%) Windows
2 8 (72.73%) Windows Server 2003
2 8 (72.73%) Windows Server 2008
3 7 (63.64%) Windows Server 2012
4 5 (45.45%) Linux
5 3 (27.27%) Windows Server
6 2 (18.18%) Unix
7 1 (9.09%) Windows 10
7 1 (9.09%) Windows 7
7 1 (9.09%) Windows 8
7 1 (9.09%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (63.64%) ITIL
2 6 (54.55%) ITIL V3
2 6 (54.55%) Virtual Environments
3 5 (45.45%) CRM
4 4 (36.36%) ITSM
4 4 (36.36%) Service Management
5 3 (27.27%) Change Management
5 3 (27.27%) Operational Acceptance Criteria
6 2 (18.18%) Agile Project Management
6 2 (18.18%) Agile Software Development
6 2 (18.18%) PRINCE2
6 2 (18.18%) Project Management
7 1 (9.09%) Infrastructure Monitoring
7 1 (9.09%) Problem Management
7 1 (9.09%) Service Delivery
7 1 (9.09%) TOGAF
Programming Languages
1 11 (100.00%) SQL
2 2 (18.18%) T-SQL
3 1 (9.09%) VB
3 1 (9.09%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 6 (54.55%) SC Cleared
1 6 (54.55%) Security Cleared
2 3 (27.27%) DV Cleared
3 2 (18.18%) GSAE
3 2 (18.18%) MCSE
3 2 (18.18%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (9.09%) SLA
System Software
1 8 (72.73%) Active Directory
2 7 (63.64%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (45.45%) VMware Workstation
4 4 (36.36%) Hyper-V
5 2 (18.18%) Virtual Desktop
5 2 (18.18%) XenApp
6 1 (9.09%) Microsoft App-V
6 1 (9.09%) VMware ESXi
6 1 (9.09%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 1 (9.09%) EdgeSight
1 1 (9.09%) SCOM
Vendors
1 7 (63.64%) VMware
2 5 (45.45%) Citrix
2 5 (45.45%) HP
2 5 (45.45%) Microsoft
3 4 (36.36%) ServiceNow
4 2 (18.18%) NetApp
5 1 (9.09%) 3PAR
5 1 (9.09%) Altiris
5 1 (9.09%) AppSense
5 1 (9.09%) Cisco
5 1 (9.09%) EMC