The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Northampton 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
Northamptonshire / Northampton
3 months to
27 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank - 26 29
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 2008 0 5 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Northampton - 2.23% 0.47%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category - 7.69% 2.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 2 1
Median daily rate - £388 £320
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +21.09%  
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 Northampton with a requirement for database and business intelligence skills.

Contract Database & Business Intelligence Skills
Northampton
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for database and business intelligence skills 48 65 38
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Northampton 19.51% 29.02% 17.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 29 49 23
Median daily rate £393 £425 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -7.64% -5.55%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £291 £325 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £520 £550 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £383 £350
% change year-on-year +4.57% +9.28%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
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 Northampton

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Northampton 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 Northampton

SQL Server 2008
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Northampton

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

Contractor daily rate trend for SQL Server 2008 in Northampton

SQL Server 2008
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Northampton

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for SQL Server 2008 in Northampton

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 Northampton region with a requirement for SQL Server 2008.

1 1 (100.00%) HTML
1 1 (100.00%) Java
1 1 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 1 (100.00%) Oracle
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (100.00%) DB2
1 1 (100.00%) WebSphere Application Server
1 1 (100.00%) CSS
1 1 (100.00%) XML
1 1 (100.00%) JBoss
1 1 (100.00%) Oracle9i Database
1 1 (100.00%) IBM
1 1 (100.00%) Oracle Database 10g
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server 2000
1 1 (100.00%) Finance
1 1 (100.00%) Banking
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server 2005
1 1 (100.00%) Lombardi
1 1 (100.00%) WebSphere
1 1 (100.00%) Dojo
1 1 (100.00%) Oracle Database 11g
1 1 (100.00%) jQuery
1 1 (100.00%) Ext JS
1 1 (100.00%) Oracle BPM
1 1 (100.00%) Sencha
1 1 (100.00%) Sencha Touch
1 1 (100.00%) Oracle Database

SQL Server 2008
Co-occurring IT Skills in Northampton 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 (100.00%) JBoss
1 1 (100.00%) WebSphere
1 1 (100.00%) WebSphere Application Server
Business Applications
1 1 (100.00%) Oracle BPM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (100.00%) DB2
1 1 (100.00%) Oracle Database
1 1 (100.00%) Oracle Database 10g
1 1 (100.00%) Oracle Database 11g
1 1 (100.00%) Oracle9i Database
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server 2000
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 1 (100.00%) Lombardi
General
1 1 (100.00%) Banking
1 1 (100.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (100.00%) CSS
1 1 (100.00%) Dojo
1 1 (100.00%) Ext JS
1 1 (100.00%) HTML
1 1 (100.00%) jQuery
1 1 (100.00%) Sencha Touch
1 1 (100.00%) XML
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) Java
1 1 (100.00%) JavaScript
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) IBM
1 1 (100.00%) Oracle
1 1 (100.00%) Sencha