Period
to 7 December 2019

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 7 December 2019 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
7 Dec 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 59 82 113
Rank change year-on-year +23 +31 -25
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 2008 13 13 11
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Milton Keynes 1.53% 1.03% 0.62%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 10.66% 5.51% 2.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 13 7
Milton Keynes median daily rate £400 £220 £370
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +81.82% -40.54% +33.94%
10th Percentile £108 £208 £306
90th Percentile £450 £248 £431
Buckinghamshire median daily rate £400 £240 £358
% change year-on-year +66.67% -32.87% +10.00%
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 122 236 392
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Milton Keynes 14.32% 18.69% 22.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 74 134 178
Milton Keynes median daily rate £400 £425 £394
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.88% +7.87% -1.50%
10th Percentile £263 £240 £306
90th Percentile £559 £584 £500
Buckinghamshire median daily rate £400 £420 £392
% change year-on-year -4.76% +7.14% +4.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 3 0
Milton Keynes median hourly rate £17.50 £26.65 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -34.33% - -
Buckinghamshire median hourly rate £17.75 £26.65 £15.75
% change year-on-year -33.40% +69.21% -40.57%

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 7 December 2019.

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 7 December 2019, 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 13 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 12 (92.31%) SQL
3 11 (84.62%) Windows
4 10 (76.92%) ITIL
4 10 (76.92%) SC Cleared
4 10 (76.92%) Security Cleared
4 10 (76.92%) SQL Server 2012
4 10 (76.92%) SQL Server 2016
5 9 (69.23%) Windows Server 2012
5 9 (69.23%) Office 365
5 9 (69.23%) .NET
6 8 (61.54%) CRM
6 8 (61.54%) IIS
6 8 (61.54%) Dynamics CRM
7 7 (53.85%) Windows Server 2008
8 6 (46.15%) C#
8 6 (46.15%) HTML
8 6 (46.15%) ASP.NET
9 5 (38.46%) Microsoft
9 5 (38.46%) Active Directory
9 5 (38.46%) VB.NET
9 5 (38.46%) Dynamics GP
9 5 (38.46%) Service Delivery
9 5 (38.46%) Change Management
9 5 (38.46%) ITIL V3
9 5 (38.46%) Virtual Environments
10 4 (30.77%) Dynamics 365
10 4 (30.77%) Public Sector
10 4 (30.77%) ServiceNow
10 4 (30.77%) PowerShell

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 8 (61.54%) IIS
2 4 (30.77%) SharePoint
3 2 (15.38%) Exchange Server 2013
4 1 (7.69%) SharePoint 2010
4 1 (7.69%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 4 (30.77%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 8 (61.54%) Dynamics CRM
2 5 (38.46%) Dynamics GP
Cloud Services
1 9 (69.23%) Office 365
2 4 (30.77%) Dynamics 365
3 3 (23.08%) Power Platform
4 1 (7.69%) Azure
4 1 (7.69%) GitHub
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 10 (76.92%) SQL Server 2012
2 10 (76.92%) SQL Server 2016
3 3 (23.08%) Power BI
4 1 (7.69%) RDBMS
4 1 (7.69%) Relational Database
4 1 (7.69%) SQL Server 2005
4 1 (7.69%) SQL Server 2014
4 1 (7.69%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (7.69%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 1 (7.69%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 4 (30.77%) Public Sector
Job Titles
1 6 (46.15%) Developer
2 3 (23.08%) SharePoint Specialist
3 2 (15.38%) Applications Developer
3 2 (15.38%) CRM Developer
3 2 (15.38%) Dynamics CRM Developer
4 1 (7.69%) .NET Developer
4 1 (7.69%) 1st Line Support
4 1 (7.69%) 3rd Line Support
4 1 (7.69%) Administrator
4 1 (7.69%) Analyst
4 1 (7.69%) Applications Support
4 1 (7.69%) C# Developer
4 1 (7.69%) DBA
4 1 (7.69%) Service Analyst
4 1 (7.69%) Service Desk Analyst
4 1 (7.69%) SQL DBA
4 1 (7.69%) SQL Developer
4 1 (7.69%) SQL Server DBA
4 1 (7.69%) Support Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) Support Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (69.23%) .NET
2 6 (46.15%) ASP.NET
2 6 (46.15%) HTML
3 1 (7.69%) .NET Framework
3 1 (7.69%) Ajax
3 1 (7.69%) ASP.NET Web API
3 1 (7.69%) CSS
3 1 (7.69%) Entity Framework
3 1 (7.69%) jQuery
3 1 (7.69%) JSON
3 1 (7.69%) LINQ
3 1 (7.69%) NHibernate
3 1 (7.69%) Spring
3 1 (7.69%) Twitter Bootstrap
3 1 (7.69%) WCF
3 1 (7.69%) Web Services
3 1 (7.69%) WinForms
3 1 (7.69%) WPF
3 1 (7.69%) XML
3 1 (7.69%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 2 (15.38%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (7.69%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 11 (84.62%) Windows
2 9 (69.23%) Windows Server 2012
3 7 (53.85%) Windows Server 2008
4 3 (23.08%) Linux
4 3 (23.08%) Unix
4 3 (23.08%) Windows Server 2003
5 2 (15.38%) Windows 10
5 2 (15.38%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (76.92%) ITIL
2 8 (61.54%) CRM
3 5 (38.46%) Change Management
3 5 (38.46%) ITIL V3
3 5 (38.46%) Service Delivery
3 5 (38.46%) Virtual Environments
4 4 (30.77%) ITSM
5 3 (23.08%) Business Intelligence
5 3 (23.08%) Infrastructure Monitoring
5 3 (23.08%) Problem-Solving
5 3 (23.08%) Service Management
6 1 (7.69%) Capacity Management
6 1 (7.69%) Critical Thinking
6 1 (7.69%) DevOps
6 1 (7.69%) High Availability
6 1 (7.69%) Operational Acceptance Criteria
6 1 (7.69%) Performance Tuning
6 1 (7.69%) Process Improvement
6 1 (7.69%) SFIA
6 1 (7.69%) Ticket Management
Programming Languages
1 12 (92.31%) SQL
2 6 (46.15%) C#
3 5 (38.46%) VB.NET
4 4 (30.77%) PowerShell
5 1 (7.69%) C
5 1 (7.69%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 10 (76.92%) SC Cleared
1 10 (76.92%) Security Cleared
2 3 (23.08%) DV Cleared
3 1 (7.69%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
3 1 (7.69%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (15.38%) SLA
System Software
1 5 (38.46%) Active Directory
2 3 (23.08%) Hyper-V
2 3 (23.08%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (23.08%) VMware Workstation
Vendors
1 5 (38.46%) Microsoft
2 4 (30.77%) ServiceNow
3 3 (23.08%) Citrix
3 3 (23.08%) HP
3 3 (23.08%) VMware
4 1 (7.69%) SAP