The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Portsmouth 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 28 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
Hampshire / Portsmouth
3 months to
28 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 22 28 15
Rank change year-on-year +6 -13  
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 2008 11 1 2
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Portsmouth 6.67% 0.68% 2.22%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 17.19% 3.85% 22.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 1 2
Median daily rate £325 £325 £280
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +16.07%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £313 £192
10% offered a daily rate of more than £338 £338 £373
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £328
% change year-on-year - +6.87%  
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 Portsmouth with a requirement for database and business intelligence skills.

Contract Database & Business Intelligence Skills
Portsmouth
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for database and business intelligence skills 64 26 9
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Portsmouth 38.79% 17.57% 10.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 77 27 12
Median daily rate £450 £288 £340
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +56.52% -15.44%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £282 £281 £170
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £343 £400
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +6.66% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 13 0
Median hourly rate £45.50 £44.50 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +2.24% -  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £38.00 £31.95 £26.00
% change year-on-year +18.93% +22.88%  

SQL Server 2008
Job Vacancy Trend in Portsmouth

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

Job vacancy trend for SQL Server 2008 in Portsmouth

SQL Server 2008
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Portsmouth

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

Contractor daily rate trend for SQL Server 2008 in Portsmouth

SQL Server 2008
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Portsmouth

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for SQL Server 2008 in Portsmouth

For the 6 months to 28 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 Portsmouth region with a requirement for SQL Server 2008.

1 14 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 13 (92.86%) XML
3 12 (85.71%) SQL
4 11 (78.57%) Web Services
5 10 (71.43%) MVC
5 10 (71.43%) Ajax
5 10 (71.43%) .NET
5 10 (71.43%) C#
5 10 (71.43%) HTML
5 10 (71.43%) JavaScript
5 10 (71.43%) ASP.NET
5 10 (71.43%) CSS
5 10 (71.43%) .NET Framework
5 10 (71.43%) jQuery
5 10 (71.43%) ASP.NET MVC
5 10 (71.43%) ASP.NET Web API
6 9 (64.29%) SDLC
6 9 (64.29%) Agile Software Development
6 9 (64.29%) Visual Studio
6 9 (64.29%) Microsoft
7 8 (57.14%) Windows
7 8 (57.14%) API Development
7 8 (57.14%) Relational Database
7 8 (57.14%) RequireJS
7 8 (57.14%) Entity Framework
7 8 (57.14%) LINQ to SQL
7 8 (57.14%) WCF
7 8 (57.14%) LINQ
8 5 (35.71%) W3C
9 4 (28.57%) SQL Server Integration Services

SQL Server 2008
Co-occurring IT Skills in Portsmouth 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 3 (21.43%) Anypoint
1 3 (21.43%) IIS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (21.43%) DNS
1 3 (21.43%) IMAP
1 3 (21.43%) Internet
1 3 (21.43%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 8 (57.14%) Relational Database
3 4 (28.57%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 4 (28.57%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 4 (28.57%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 9 (64.29%) Visual Studio
2 3 (21.43%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 3 (21.43%) Retail
2 1 (7.14%) Finance
Job Titles
1 11 (78.57%) Developer
2 8 (57.14%) .NET Developer
3 6 (42.86%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
4 4 (28.57%) .NET Software Developer
4 4 (28.57%) ASP.NET Developer
4 4 (28.57%) C# .NET Developer
4 4 (28.57%) C# ASP.NET Developer
4 4 (28.57%) C# Developer
4 4 (28.57%) Full Stack Developer
4 4 (28.57%) Software Developer
5 2 (14.29%) Angular Developer
5 2 (14.29%) C# Software Developer
6 1 (7.14%) SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (92.86%) XML
2 11 (78.57%) Web Services
3 10 (71.43%) .NET
3 10 (71.43%) .NET Framework
3 10 (71.43%) Ajax
3 10 (71.43%) ASP.NET
3 10 (71.43%) ASP.NET MVC
3 10 (71.43%) ASP.NET Web API
3 10 (71.43%) CSS
3 10 (71.43%) HTML
3 10 (71.43%) jQuery
4 8 (57.14%) Entity Framework
4 8 (57.14%) LINQ
4 8 (57.14%) LINQ to SQL
4 8 (57.14%) RequireJS
4 8 (57.14%) WCF
5 2 (14.29%) AngularJS
5 2 (14.29%) Twitter Bootstrap
6 1 (7.14%) Ember.js
6 1 (7.14%) KnockoutJS
Miscellaneous
1 5 (35.71%) W3C
2 1 (7.14%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 8 (57.14%) Windows
2 3 (21.43%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (71.43%) MVC
2 9 (64.29%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (64.29%) SDLC
3 8 (57.14%) API Development
4 3 (21.43%) Data Architecture
4 3 (21.43%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 12 (85.71%) SQL
2 10 (71.43%) C#
2 10 (71.43%) JavaScript
3 3 (21.43%) PL/SQL
3 3 (21.43%) T-SQL
Vendors
1 9 (64.29%) Microsoft
2 3 (21.43%) MuleSoft
2 3 (21.43%) Oracle
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