Period
to 22 February 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 22 February 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
22 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 102 85 92
Rank change year-on-year -17 +7 +1
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 2008 11 6 12
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Milton Keynes 0.68% 0.47% 0.71%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 2.88% 3.00% 2.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 4 9
Milton Keynes median daily rate £358 £190 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +88.16% -55.29% +30.77%
10th Percentile £276 £185 £310
90th Percentile £394 £405 £438
Buckinghamshire median daily rate £358 £275 £355
% change year-on-year +30.00% -22.54% +9.23%
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 382 200 449
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Milton Keynes 23.51% 15.79% 26.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 186 108 209
Milton Keynes median daily rate £425 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% +6.67% +11.94%
10th Percentile £305 £304 £275
90th Percentile £550 £539 £538
Buckinghamshire median daily rate £425 £375 £375
% change year-on-year +13.33% - +8.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 5
Milton Keynes median hourly rate - £50.00 £14.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +257.14% -92.00%
Buckinghamshire median hourly rate - £38.25 £16.68
% change year-on-year - +129.32% -90.47%

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 22 February 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 22 February 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 11 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 11 (100.00%) SQL
2 7 (63.64%) ITIL
2 7 (63.64%) IIS
2 7 (63.64%) Microsoft Office
2 7 (63.64%) Windows
2 7 (63.64%) .NET
2 7 (63.64%) SharePoint
2 7 (63.64%) Active Directory
2 7 (63.64%) Windows Server 2003
2 7 (63.64%) Dynamics GP
2 7 (63.64%) SC Cleared
2 7 (63.64%) Security Cleared
2 7 (63.64%) Windows Server 2008
2 7 (63.64%) ITIL V3
2 7 (63.64%) Office 365
2 7 (63.64%) Windows Server 2012
2 7 (63.64%) Virtual Environments
3 6 (54.55%) Analytical Skills
3 6 (54.55%) Dynamics CRM
3 6 (54.55%) CRM
4 4 (36.36%) Linux
4 4 (36.36%) HP
4 4 (36.36%) VMware
4 4 (36.36%) VMware Workstation
4 4 (36.36%) Service Management
4 4 (36.36%) Change Management
4 4 (36.36%) ITSM
4 4 (36.36%) SQL Server 2012
4 4 (36.36%) Hyper-V

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%) IIS
1 7 (63.64%) SharePoint
Applications
1 7 (63.64%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 7 (63.64%) Dynamics GP
2 6 (54.55%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 7 (63.64%) Office 365
2 1 (9.09%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 4 (36.36%) SQL Server 2012
3 2 (18.18%) SQL Server 2005
3 2 (18.18%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 2 (18.18%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 2 (18.18%) SQL Server Reporting Services
General
1 2 (18.18%) Finance
Job Titles
1 6 (54.55%) 3rd Line Support
2 4 (36.36%) 3rd Line Support Specialist
2 4 (36.36%) Support Specialist
3 3 (27.27%) Developer
3 3 (27.27%) SQL Developer
4 2 (18.18%) Database Developer
4 2 (18.18%) SQL Database Developer
5 1 (9.09%) DBA
5 1 (9.09%) SharePoint Support
5 1 (9.09%) SQL DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (63.64%) .NET
2 2 (18.18%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 6 (54.55%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (9.09%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 7 (63.64%) Windows
1 7 (63.64%) Windows Server 2003
1 7 (63.64%) Windows Server 2008
1 7 (63.64%) Windows Server 2012
2 4 (36.36%) Linux
3 2 (18.18%) Unix
4 1 (9.09%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (63.64%) ITIL
1 7 (63.64%) ITIL V3
1 7 (63.64%) Virtual Environments
2 6 (54.55%) CRM
3 4 (36.36%) Change Management
3 4 (36.36%) ITSM
3 4 (36.36%) Operational Acceptance Criteria
3 4 (36.36%) Service Management
4 1 (9.09%) Infrastructure Monitoring
4 1 (9.09%) Migration
4 1 (9.09%) Performance Optimisation
4 1 (9.09%) Problem Management
4 1 (9.09%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 11 (100.00%) SQL
2 3 (27.27%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 7 (63.64%) SC Cleared
1 7 (63.64%) Security Cleared
2 3 (27.27%) DV Cleared
System Software
1 7 (63.64%) Active Directory
2 4 (36.36%) Hyper-V
2 4 (36.36%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (36.36%) VMware Workstation
Vendors
1 4 (36.36%) HP
1 4 (36.36%) ServiceNow
1 4 (36.36%) VMware
2 2 (18.18%) Citrix
2 2 (18.18%) Microsoft