Period
to 18 January 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Nottingham 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 18 January 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
Nottinghamshire > Nottingham
6 months to
18 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 72 70 54
Rank change year-on-year -2 -16 -7
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 2008 8 11 12
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Nottingham 0.92% 1.36% 1.48%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 5.37% 5.47% 8.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 2 4
Nottingham median daily rate £340 £313 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +8.80% -16.67% +15.38%
Nottinghamshire median daily rate £340 £300 £375
% change year-on-year +13.33% -20.00% +15.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 5
Nottingham median hourly rate - - £15.50
Nottinghamshire median hourly rate - - £15.50

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 Nottingham with a requirement for database or business intelligence skills.

All Database and Business Intelligence Skills
Nottingham
Contract vacancies with a requirement for database or business intelligence skills 149 201 148
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Nottingham 17.05% 24.94% 18.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 92 108 99
Nottingham median daily rate £425 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +13.33% - +15.38%
10th Percentile £283 £300 £236
90th Percentile £538 £489 £495
Nottinghamshire median daily rate £388 £375 £375
% change year-on-year +3.33% - +15.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 6
Nottingham median hourly rate £15.00 - £15.50
10th Percentile £14.20 - £12.00
90th Percentile £15.80 - £19.38
Nottinghamshire median hourly rate £15.00 £11.00 £16.50
% change year-on-year +36.36% -33.33% +13.79%

SQL Server 2008
Job Vacancy Trend in Nottingham

Job postings citing SQL Server 2008 as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Nottingham.

Job vacancy trend for SQL Server 2008 in Nottingham

SQL Server 2008
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Nottingham

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

Contractor daily rate trend for SQL Server 2008 in Nottingham

SQL Server 2008
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Nottingham

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for SQL Server 2008 in Nottingham

For the 6 months to 18 January 2018, 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 Nottingham region with a requirement for SQL Server 2008.

1 8 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 8 (100.00%) Windows
2 6 (75.00%) Microsoft
2 6 (75.00%) VMware
2 6 (75.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 6 (75.00%) SQL Server 2012
2 6 (75.00%) Windows Server 2012
3 4 (50.00%) Windows Server
3 4 (50.00%) TeamCity
3 4 (50.00%) NAS
3 4 (50.00%) XenApp
3 4 (50.00%) Subversion
3 4 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2007
3 4 (50.00%) Microsoft Azure
3 4 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (50.00%) SQL Server 2005
3 4 (50.00%) VLAN
3 4 (50.00%) Active Directory
3 4 (50.00%) Citrix
3 4 (50.00%) SAN
3 4 (50.00%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 4 (50.00%) DNS
3 4 (50.00%) MS Exchange
3 4 (50.00%) LAN
3 4 (50.00%) WAN
3 4 (50.00%) DHCP
3 4 (50.00%) TCP/IP
4 3 (37.50%) SCCM
5 2 (25.00%) Security Cleared

SQL Server 2008
Co-occurring IT Skills in Nottingham 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 4 (50.00%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
1 4 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2007
1 4 (50.00%) MS Exchange
Cloud Services
1 4 (50.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (25.00%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (50.00%) DHCP
1 4 (50.00%) DNS
1 4 (50.00%) LAN
1 4 (50.00%) NAS
1 4 (50.00%) SAN
1 4 (50.00%) TCP/IP
1 4 (50.00%) VLAN
1 4 (50.00%) WAN
2 2 (25.00%) Firewall
2 2 (25.00%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 6 (75.00%) SQL Server 2012
3 4 (50.00%) SQL Server 2005
4 2 (25.00%) Oracle Database
4 2 (25.00%) Oracle Database 11g
4 2 (25.00%) SQL Server 2014
4 2 (25.00%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 4 (50.00%) Subversion
1 4 (50.00%) TeamCity
2 2 (25.00%) Bitbucket
2 2 (25.00%) FishEye
2 2 (25.00%) Jenkins
2 2 (25.00%) Octopus Deploy
2 2 (25.00%) ReSharper
2 2 (25.00%) YouTrack
Job Titles
1 4 (50.00%) Infrastructure Technician
2 2 (25.00%) C# Developer
2 2 (25.00%) Developer
2 2 (25.00%) DevOps Engineer
2 2 (25.00%) IT Technician
2 2 (25.00%) WinForms Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (25.00%) .NET
1 2 (25.00%) WCF
1 2 (25.00%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 2 (25.00%) Computer Science
1 2 (25.00%) Driving Licence
1 2 (25.00%) Fat Client
1 2 (25.00%) Life Science
1 2 (25.00%) NHS
1 2 (25.00%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 8 (100.00%) Windows
2 6 (75.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 6 (75.00%) Windows Server 2012
3 4 (50.00%) Windows Server
4 2 (25.00%) CentOS
4 2 (25.00%) Linux
4 2 (25.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 2 (25.00%) Windows 7
4 2 (25.00%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (25.00%) Change Control
2 2 (25.00%) Continuous Integration
2 2 (25.00%) Data Management
2 2 (25.00%) DevOps
2 2 (25.00%) Test Automation
2 2 (25.00%) Use Case
3 1 (12.50%) Informatics
3 1 (12.50%) Infrastructure Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (25.00%) C#
1 2 (25.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (25.00%) CCNA
1 2 (25.00%) CCNP
1 2 (25.00%) Cisco Certification
1 2 (25.00%) Degree
1 2 (25.00%) MCSA
1 2 (25.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 2 (25.00%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 4 (50.00%) Active Directory
1 4 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 4 (50.00%) XenApp
2 2 (25.00%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 3 (37.50%) SCCM
Vendors
1 6 (75.00%) Microsoft
1 6 (75.00%) VMware
2 4 (50.00%) Citrix
3 2 (25.00%) Cisco
3 2 (25.00%) DevExpress
3 2 (25.00%) Oracle
4 1 (12.50%) SolarWinds