The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Norfolk 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 3 months to 27 June 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
East of England / Norfolk
3 months to
27 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 33 - 33
Rank change year-on-year - 0  
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 2008 1 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Norfolk 0.55% - 0.58%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 1.59% - 2.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 1
Median daily rate £300 - £300
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £330
% change year-on-year - +6.06%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.50 £30.00 £23.50
% change year-on-year +35.00% +27.65%  

SQL Server 2008 is in the database and business intelligence skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Norfolk with a requirement for database and business intelligence skills.

Contract Database & Business Intelligence Skills
Norfolk
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for database and business intelligence skills 63 37 50
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Norfolk 34.81% 17.05% 28.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 27 40
Median daily rate £400 £375 £200
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.66% +87.50%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £253 £165
10% offered a daily rate of more than £495 £528 £410
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £383 £350
% change year-on-year +4.57% +9.28%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £137.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £38.00 £31.14 £26.00
% change year-on-year +22.04% +19.75%  

SQL Server 2008
Job Vacancy Trend in Norfolk

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Norfolk citing SQL Server 2008 as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Database & Business Intelligence category.

Job vacancy trend for SQL Server 2008 in Norfolk

SQL Server 2008
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Norfolk

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing SQL Server 2008 in Norfolk.

Contractor daily rate trend for SQL Server 2008 in Norfolk

SQL Server 2008
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Norfolk

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing SQL Server 2008 in Norfolk.

Contractor hourly rate trend for SQL Server 2008 in Norfolk

SQL Server 2008
Contract Job Locations in Norfolk

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing SQL Server 2008 within the Norfolk region over the 3 months to 27 June 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Norwich - 1 £300 -
SQL Server 2008
East of England

For the 6 months to 27 June 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 Norfolk region with a requirement for SQL Server 2008.

1 4 (100.00%) SQL
1 4 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 3 (75.00%) Migration
2 3 (75.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 3 (75.00%) SQL Server 2005
2 3 (75.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 2 (50.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 2 (50.00%) PowerShell
3 2 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (50.00%) Hyper-V
3 2 (50.00%) Team Foundation Server
3 2 (50.00%) High Availability
3 2 (50.00%) Performance Monitoring
3 2 (50.00%) Data Protection
3 2 (50.00%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
3 2 (50.00%) Failover Clustering
3 2 (50.00%) MCITP
3 2 (50.00%) Information Management
3 2 (50.00%) Clustering
3 2 (50.00%) Change Management
3 2 (50.00%) T-SQL
3 2 (50.00%) ITIL
3 2 (50.00%) Windows
3 2 (50.00%) MCSE
3 2 (50.00%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (50.00%) SAN
3 2 (50.00%) Windows Server 2003
3 2 (50.00%) SQL Server 2000
4 1 (25.00%) Embarcadero
4 1 (25.00%) Borland

SQL Server 2008
Co-occurring IT Skills in Norfolk 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:

Communications & Networking
1 2 (50.00%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 3 (75.00%) SQL Server 2005
2 3 (75.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 3 (75.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 2 (50.00%) SQL Server 2000
3 2 (50.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 2 (50.00%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (25.00%) Visual Studio
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) DBA
1 2 (50.00%) Senior DBA
1 2 (50.00%) Senior SQL DBA
1 2 (50.00%) SQL DBA
2 1 (25.00%) Architect
2 1 (25.00%) Data Migration Developer
2 1 (25.00%) Developer
2 1 (25.00%) ETL Developer
2 1 (25.00%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (25.00%) .NET
1 1 (25.00%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 2 (50.00%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 2 (50.00%) Windows
1 2 (50.00%) Windows Server 2003
1 2 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (75.00%) Migration
2 2 (50.00%) Change Management
2 2 (50.00%) Data Protection
2 2 (50.00%) High Availability
2 2 (50.00%) Information Management
2 2 (50.00%) ITIL
2 2 (50.00%) Performance Monitoring
3 1 (25.00%) Data Extraction
3 1 (25.00%) Data Migration
3 1 (25.00%) ETL
3 1 (25.00%) Logistics
3 1 (25.00%) MVC
3 1 (25.00%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (100.00%) SQL
2 2 (50.00%) PowerShell
2 2 (50.00%) T-SQL
3 1 (25.00%) Delphi
Qualifications
1 2 (50.00%) MCITP
1 2 (50.00%) MCSE
1 2 (50.00%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 2 (50.00%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 2 (50.00%) Failover Clustering
1 2 (50.00%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
Vendors
1 1 (25.00%) Borland
1 1 (25.00%) Embarcadero
1 1 (25.00%) Microsoft