Period
to 24 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Reading 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 24 November 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
Berkshire > Reading
6 months to
24 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 75 92 87
Rank change year-on-year +17 -5 -22
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 2008 11 5 26
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Reading 0.86% 0.34% 1.34%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 4.44% 2.26% 7.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 1 18
Reading median daily rate £390 £500 £387
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -22.00% +29.20% +12.58%
10th Percentile £342 £500 £285
90th Percentile £443 £500 £418
Berkshire median daily rate £450 £434 £387
% change year-on-year +3.75% +12.08% +6.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Reading median hourly rate - - £22.00
Berkshire median hourly rate £54.00 £45.00 £22.00
% change year-on-year +20.00% +104.55% -

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 Reading with a requirement for database or business intelligence skills.

All Database and Business Intelligence Skills
Reading
Contract vacancies with a requirement for database or business intelligence skills 248 221 337
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Reading 19.30% 14.84% 17.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 156 102 231
Reading median daily rate £400 £400 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +0.06% -3.03% +9.93%
10th Percentile £310 £313 £288
90th Percentile £538 £624 £538
Berkshire median daily rate £425 £407 £400
% change year-on-year +4.42% +1.75% +9.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 29 19
Reading median hourly rate £15.00 £9.50 £9.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +57.89% - -94.57%
10th Percentile £9.25 £9.25 £9.25
90th Percentile £46.45 £9.75 £28.15
Berkshire median hourly rate £16.24 £9.50 £15.00
% change year-on-year +70.95% -36.67% -25.93%

SQL Server 2008
Job Vacancy Trend in Reading

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

Job vacancy trend for SQL Server 2008 in Reading

SQL Server 2008
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Reading

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

Contractor daily rate trend for SQL Server 2008 in Reading

SQL Server 2008
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Reading

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing SQL Server 2008 in Reading over the 6 months to 24 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for SQL Server 2008 in Reading

SQL Server 2008
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Reading

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for SQL Server 2008 in Reading

For the 6 months to 24 November 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 Reading region with a requirement for SQL Server 2008.

1 11 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 10 (90.91%) SQL
3 6 (54.55%) Microsoft
3 6 (54.55%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 6 (54.55%) PowerShell
3 6 (54.55%) SQL Server 2014
4 5 (45.45%) Amazon AWS
5 4 (36.36%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 4 (36.36%) Data Warehouse
5 4 (36.36%) IIS
5 4 (36.36%) Windows
5 4 (36.36%) SQL Server 2012
5 4 (36.36%) Kimball Methodology
5 4 (36.36%) SQL Server 2016
6 3 (27.27%) CompTIA Security+
6 3 (27.27%) Analytical Skills
6 3 (27.27%) Windows Server 2012
6 3 (27.27%) VMware ESXi
6 3 (27.27%) Network Security
6 3 (27.27%) Windows Server 2008
6 3 (27.27%) iSCSI
6 3 (27.27%) Web Services
6 3 (27.27%) T-SQL
6 3 (27.27%) C#
6 3 (27.27%) Active Directory
6 3 (27.27%) Microsoft Certification
6 3 (27.27%) A+ Certification
6 3 (27.27%) TCP/IP
6 3 (27.27%) DNS
6 3 (27.27%) Business Intelligence

SQL Server 2008
Co-occurring IT Skills in Reading 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 (36.36%) IIS
2 1 (9.09%) BizTalk Server
2 1 (9.09%) SharePoint
Cloud Services
1 5 (45.45%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (18.18%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 3 (27.27%) DNS
1 3 (27.27%) iSCSI
1 3 (27.27%) Network Security
1 3 (27.27%) TCP/IP
2 2 (18.18%) DHCP
2 2 (18.18%) LAN
2 2 (18.18%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 6 (54.55%) SQL Server 2014
2 6 (54.55%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 4 (36.36%) Data Warehouse
3 4 (36.36%) SQL Server 2012
3 4 (36.36%) SQL Server 2016
3 4 (36.36%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 2 (18.18%) OLAP
4 2 (18.18%) Power BI
4 2 (18.18%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 1 (9.09%) Microsoft Analysis Services
5 1 (9.09%) OLAP Cube
5 1 (9.09%) OLTP
5 1 (9.09%) PerformancePoint
5 1 (9.09%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 2 (18.18%) MSBuild
1 2 (18.18%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (9.09%) Ant
2 1 (9.09%) Git (software)
2 1 (9.09%) Maven
2 1 (9.09%) Visual Studio
General
1 1 (9.09%) Finance
Job Titles
1 6 (54.55%) Developer
2 5 (45.45%) SQL Developer
3 3 (27.27%) Administrator
3 3 (27.27%) Systems Administrator
3 3 (27.27%) Windows Administrator
3 3 (27.27%) Windows Systems Administrator
4 2 (18.18%) Business Intelligence Developer
4 2 (18.18%) Senior Developer
4 2 (18.18%) Senior SQL Developer
4 2 (18.18%) SQL BI Developer
5 1 (9.09%) .NET Software Developer
5 1 (9.09%) C# .NET Developer
5 1 (9.09%) C# ASP.NET Developer
5 1 (9.09%) C# Software Developer
5 1 (9.09%) C# WCF Developer
5 1 (9.09%) DevOps Engineer
5 1 (9.09%) Power BI Developer
5 1 (9.09%) SQL DBA
5 1 (9.09%) WCF Developer
5 1 (9.09%) XML Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (27.27%) .NET
1 3 (27.27%) Web Services
2 2 (18.18%) MDX
3 1 (9.09%) ASP.NET
3 1 (9.09%) ASP.NET MVC
3 1 (9.09%) ASP.NET MVC 4
3 1 (9.09%) ASP.NET Web API
3 1 (9.09%) JSON
3 1 (9.09%) REST
3 1 (9.09%) RESTful
3 1 (9.09%) SOAP
3 1 (9.09%) WCF
3 1 (9.09%) XML
3 1 (9.09%) XSD
3 1 (9.09%) XSL
Miscellaneous
1 3 (27.27%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (9.09%) Computer Science
2 1 (9.09%) Management Information System
2 1 (9.09%) N-Tier
2 1 (9.09%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 4 (36.36%) Windows
2 3 (27.27%) Windows Server 2008
2 3 (27.27%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (9.09%) Linux
3 1 (9.09%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (36.36%) Kimball Methodology
2 3 (27.27%) Business Intelligence
3 2 (18.18%) Data Analysis
3 2 (18.18%) ETL
3 2 (18.18%) Information Management
3 2 (18.18%) Migration
3 2 (18.18%) Workflow
4 1 (9.09%) Change Management
4 1 (9.09%) Content Management
4 1 (9.09%) Customer Requirements
4 1 (9.09%) Cybersecurity
4 1 (9.09%) DevOps
4 1 (9.09%) Identity Management
4 1 (9.09%) ITIL
4 1 (9.09%) MVC
4 1 (9.09%) Performance Tuning
4 1 (9.09%) Prototyping
4 1 (9.09%) Scrum
4 1 (9.09%) Software Optimisation
4 1 (9.09%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 10 (90.91%) SQL
2 6 (54.55%) PowerShell
3 3 (27.27%) C#
3 3 (27.27%) T-SQL
4 1 (9.09%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
4 1 (9.09%) Java
4 1 (9.09%) JavaScript
4 1 (9.09%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 3 (27.27%) A+ Certification
1 3 (27.27%) CompTIA Security+
1 3 (27.27%) Microsoft Certification
1 3 (27.27%) Network+ Certification
1 3 (27.27%) Security+ Certification
2 1 (9.09%) Degree
2 1 (9.09%) SC Cleared
2 1 (9.09%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 3 (27.27%) Active Directory
1 3 (27.27%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 1 (9.09%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 6 (54.55%) Microsoft
2 3 (27.27%) VMware