Period
to 25 May 2018

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 25 May 2018 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
25 May 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 111 94 73
Rank change year-on-year -17 -21 +21
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 2008 4 9 22
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Milton Keynes 0.25% 0.64% 1.55%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 0.99% 4.48% 5.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 6 16
Milton Keynes median daily rate £375 £375 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -11.76% +25.93%
10th Percentile £237 £306 £355
90th Percentile £468 £513 £445
Buckinghamshire median daily rate £375 £288 £425
% change year-on-year +30.43% -32.35% +30.77%
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 404 201 380
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Milton Keynes 25.41% 14.31% 26.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 206 105 195
Milton Keynes median daily rate £450 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +12.50% - +18.08%
10th Percentile £300 £263 £300
90th Percentile £575 £525 £538
Buckinghamshire median daily rate £450 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +12.50% - +14.29%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Milton Keynes median hourly rate - - £13.50
Buckinghamshire median hourly rate £48.50 £19.00 £15.25
% change year-on-year +155.26% +24.59% -41.35%

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 25 May 2018.

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 25 May 2018, 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 4 (100.00%) SQL
1 4 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 2 (50.00%) Windows Server 2003
2 2 (50.00%) Windows
2 2 (50.00%) Change Management
2 2 (50.00%) ITIL
2 2 (50.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 2 (50.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 2 (50.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 2 (50.00%) SC Cleared
2 2 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 2 (50.00%) SQL Server 2012
2 2 (50.00%) Windows Server 2012
2 2 (50.00%) ITIL V3
2 2 (50.00%) Security Cleared
3 1 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (25.00%) Project Governance
3 1 (25.00%) Office 365
3 1 (25.00%) Cybersecurity
3 1 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (25.00%) Data Centre
3 1 (25.00%) Performance Optimisation
3 1 (25.00%) SQL Server 2016
3 1 (25.00%) Windows Server
3 1 (25.00%) Virtual Environments
3 1 (25.00%) Virtual Desktop
3 1 (25.00%) Operational Acceptance Criteria
3 1 (25.00%) Problem-Solving
3 1 (25.00%) Hyper-V
3 1 (25.00%) XenApp

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 1 (25.00%) IIS
1 1 (25.00%) SharePoint
1 1 (25.00%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 1 (25.00%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 1 (25.00%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (25.00%) Dynamics GP
Cloud Services
1 1 (25.00%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (25.00%) Office 365
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 2 (50.00%) SQL Server 2012
2 2 (50.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 2 (50.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 2 (50.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (25.00%) SQL Server 2016
Job Titles
1 1 (25.00%) 3rd Line Support
1 1 (25.00%) 3rd Line Support Specialist
1 1 (25.00%) Architect
1 1 (25.00%) DBA
1 1 (25.00%) Developer
1 1 (25.00%) SQL DBA
1 1 (25.00%) SQL Developer
1 1 (25.00%) Support Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (25.00%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 1 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (25.00%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 2 (50.00%) Windows
1 2 (50.00%) Windows Server 2003
1 2 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 2 (50.00%) Windows Server 2012
2 1 (25.00%) Linux
2 1 (25.00%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (50.00%) Change Management
1 2 (50.00%) ITIL
1 2 (50.00%) ITIL V3
2 1 (25.00%) CRM
2 1 (25.00%) Cybersecurity
2 1 (25.00%) Migration
2 1 (25.00%) Operational Acceptance Criteria
2 1 (25.00%) Performance Optimisation
2 1 (25.00%) Problem-Solving
2 1 (25.00%) Project Governance
2 1 (25.00%) Service Delivery
2 1 (25.00%) TOGAF
2 1 (25.00%) Virtual Environments
Programming Languages
1 4 (100.00%) SQL
2 1 (25.00%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (50.00%) SC Cleared
1 2 (50.00%) Security Cleared
2 1 (25.00%) DV Cleared
2 1 (25.00%) MCP
2 1 (25.00%) MCSE
2 1 (25.00%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (25.00%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (25.00%) Active Directory
1 1 (25.00%) Hyper-V
1 1 (25.00%) Virtual Desktop
1 1 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (25.00%) XenApp
Vendors
1 1 (25.00%) Citrix
1 1 (25.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (25.00%) NetApp
1 1 (25.00%) VMware