Period
to 28 March 2020

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 28 March 2020 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
28 Mar 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 56 67 102
Rank change year-on-year +11 +35 -14
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 2008 7 17 10
As % of all contract jobs advertised in Milton Keynes 1.04% 1.64% 0.63%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 7.37% 9.60% 2.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 18 7
Median daily rate £350 £227 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +54.36% -39.53% -23.47%
10th Percentile £310 £209 £276
90th Percentile £393 £306 £431
Buckinghamshire median daily rate £377 £235 £375
% change year-on-year +60.48% -37.33% +25.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
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 95 177 383
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Milton Keynes 14.14% 17.08% 24.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 58 110 187
Median daily rate £425 £439 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.13% +3.24% +6.25%
10th Percentile £296 £210 £300
90th Percentile £574 £616 £563
Buckinghamshire median daily rate £402 £406 £425
% change year-on-year -1.02% -4.41% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 3 0
Median hourly rate £18.00 £26.65 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -32.46% - -
Median hourly rate £18.00 £26.65 -
% change year-on-year -32.46% - -

SQL Server 2008
Job Vacancy Trend in Milton Keynes

Job postings citing SQL Server 2008 as a proportion 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

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing SQL Server 2008 in Milton Keynes.

Daily rate trend for SQL Server 2008 in Milton Keynes

SQL Server 2008
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Milton Keynes

3-month moving average hourly rates quoted in jobs citing SQL Server 2008 in Milton Keynes.

Hourly rate trend for SQL Server 2008 in Milton Keynes

For the 6 months to 28 March 2020, 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 Milton Keynes region with a requirement for SQL Server 2008.

1 7 (100.00%) SQL
1 7 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 6 (85.71%) T-SQL
2 6 (85.71%) Security Cleared
2 6 (85.71%) SC Cleared
3 5 (71.43%) Scrum
3 5 (71.43%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (71.43%) Dynamics CRM
3 5 (71.43%) Web Development
3 5 (71.43%) .NET
3 5 (71.43%) C#
3 5 (71.43%) HTML
3 5 (71.43%) JavaScript
3 5 (71.43%) XML
3 5 (71.43%) CSS
3 5 (71.43%) CRM
3 5 (71.43%) Microsoft
3 5 (71.43%) MVC
4 4 (57.14%) Migration
4 4 (57.14%) Microsoft Certification
4 4 (57.14%) SharePoint
4 4 (57.14%) Web Services
4 4 (57.14%) MCAD
4 4 (57.14%) XSL
4 4 (57.14%) IIS
4 4 (57.14%) Microsoft Office
4 4 (57.14%) .NET Framework
4 4 (57.14%) LINQ
4 4 (57.14%) MCITP
4 4 (57.14%) Team Foundation Server

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 (57.14%) IIS
1 4 (57.14%) SharePoint
Applications
1 4 (57.14%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 5 (71.43%) Dynamics CRM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 2 (28.57%) SQL Server 2012
2 2 (28.57%) SQL Server 2014
3 1 (14.29%) Microsoft Analysis Services
3 1 (14.29%) RDBMS
3 1 (14.29%) Relational Database
3 1 (14.29%) SQL Server 2005
3 1 (14.29%) SQL Server 2016
3 1 (14.29%) SQL Server 2017
3 1 (14.29%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 1 (14.29%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (14.29%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 4 (57.14%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (14.29%) Visual Studio
2 1 (14.29%) Visual Studio Team System
Job Titles
1 5 (71.43%) Developer
2 2 (28.57%) Administrator
2 2 (28.57%) Applications Developer
2 2 (28.57%) CRM Developer
2 2 (28.57%) DBA
2 2 (28.57%) Dynamics CRM Developer
2 2 (28.57%) SQL DBA
2 2 (28.57%) SQL Server DBA
3 1 (14.29%) .NET Developer
3 1 (14.29%) SQL Developer
3 1 (14.29%) Web Applications Developer
3 1 (14.29%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (71.43%) .NET
1 5 (71.43%) CSS
1 5 (71.43%) HTML
1 5 (71.43%) XML
2 4 (57.14%) .NET Framework
2 4 (57.14%) Entity Framework
2 4 (57.14%) LINQ
2 4 (57.14%) Web Services
2 4 (57.14%) XSL
3 1 (14.29%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 1 (14.29%) CESG
Operating Systems
1 2 (28.57%) Windows
2 1 (14.29%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (71.43%) Agile Software Development
1 5 (71.43%) CRM
1 5 (71.43%) MVC
1 5 (71.43%) Scrum
1 5 (71.43%) Web Development
2 4 (57.14%) Data Migration
2 4 (57.14%) Migration
2 4 (57.14%) Virtual Environments
3 2 (28.57%) Capacity Planning
3 2 (28.57%) Disaster Recovery
3 2 (28.57%) High Availability
3 2 (28.57%) Performance Tuning
4 1 (14.29%) Benchmarking
4 1 (14.29%) Business Intelligence
4 1 (14.29%) Customer Engagement
4 1 (14.29%) ITIL
4 1 (14.29%) Process Improvement
4 1 (14.29%) Security Management
4 1 (14.29%) Service Delivery
4 1 (14.29%) Statistics
Programming Languages
1 7 (100.00%) SQL
2 6 (85.71%) T-SQL
3 5 (71.43%) C#
3 5 (71.43%) JavaScript
4 1 (14.29%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 6 (85.71%) SC Cleared
1 6 (85.71%) Security Cleared
2 4 (57.14%) MCAD
2 4 (57.14%) MCITP
2 4 (57.14%) MCPD
2 4 (57.14%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (14.29%) DV Cleared
3 1 (14.29%) MCP
Vendors
1 5 (71.43%) Microsoft
2 1 (14.29%) Computacenter