Period
to 23 May 2018

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 23 May 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
Berkshire > Reading
6 months to
23 May 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 70 87 108
Rank change year-on-year +17 +21 -25
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 2008 15 7 11
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Reading 1.13% 0.53% 0.57%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 6.28% 2.81% 3.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 4 8
Reading median daily rate £340 £363 £344
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -6.40% +5.67% +5.77%
10th Percentile £239 £343 £143
90th Percentile £477 £414 £379
Berkshire median daily rate £375 £366 £350
% change year-on-year +2.53% +4.50% +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Reading median hourly rate - - -
Berkshire median hourly rate - - £26.50

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 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 239 249 357
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Reading 17.94% 18.85% 18.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 163 141 246
Reading median daily rate £425 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +6.25% -
10th Percentile £313 £300 £300
90th Percentile £587 £625 £525
Berkshire median daily rate £428 £420 £400
% change year-on-year +1.79% +4.93% +6.73%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 30 21
Reading median hourly rate £45.00 £9.50 £9.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +373.68% - -82.93%
10th Percentile £17.70 £9.25 £9.25
90th Percentile £68.50 £48.58 £15.00
Berkshire median hourly rate £45.00 £9.50 £11.50
% change year-on-year +373.68% -17.39% -69.33%

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 23 May 2018.

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 23 May 2018, IT contractor jobs citing SQL Server 2008 also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Reading region with a requirement for SQL Server 2008.

1 15 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 12 (80.00%) SQL
3 10 (66.67%) T-SQL
4 9 (60.00%) Microsoft
5 8 (53.33%) C++
5 8 (53.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 8 (53.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 6 (40.00%) OO
6 6 (40.00%) C
6 6 (40.00%) SQL Server 2005
6 6 (40.00%) Performance Testing
6 6 (40.00%) SC Cleared
6 6 (40.00%) Security Cleared
6 6 (40.00%) Multithreading
6 6 (40.00%) SQL Server 2012
7 5 (33.33%) SQL Server 2014
7 5 (33.33%) High Availability
8 4 (26.67%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 4 (26.67%) Power BI
8 4 (26.67%) Migration
8 4 (26.67%) Business Intelligence
8 4 (26.67%) SQL Server 2000
9 3 (20.00%) Windows
9 3 (20.00%) JavaScript
9 3 (20.00%) VBA
9 3 (20.00%) Oracle
9 3 (20.00%) Back Office
9 3 (20.00%) Degree
9 3 (20.00%) Computer Science
9 3 (20.00%) Collaborative Working

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 2 (13.33%) Apache Pig
1 2 (13.33%) SAS
2 1 (6.67%) WordPress
Applications
1 2 (13.33%) SPSS
2 1 (6.67%) Adobe Illustrator
Cloud Services
1 3 (20.00%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 8 (53.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 8 (53.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 6 (40.00%) SQL Server 2005
3 6 (40.00%) SQL Server 2012
4 5 (33.33%) SQL Server 2014
5 4 (26.67%) Power BI
5 4 (26.67%) SQL Server 2000
5 4 (26.67%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 3 (20.00%) Big Data
6 3 (20.00%) MongoDB
7 2 (13.33%) Apache Cassandra
7 2 (13.33%) Azure SQL Database
7 2 (13.33%) Hadoop
7 2 (13.33%) HBase
7 2 (13.33%) Mahout
7 2 (13.33%) NoSQL
7 2 (13.33%) Pentaho
7 2 (13.33%) Redis
7 2 (13.33%) SAP HANA
General
1 3 (20.00%) Back Office
2 1 (6.67%) Finance
2 1 (6.67%) French Language
2 1 (6.67%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 7 (46.67%) Developer
2 6 (40.00%) C++ Developer
3 4 (26.67%) DBA
3 4 (26.67%) SQL DBA
3 4 (26.67%) SQL Server DBA
4 3 (20.00%) SQL Developer
5 2 (13.33%) Consultant
5 2 (13.33%) Data Consultant
5 2 (13.33%) Field Engineer
5 2 (13.33%) Insight Consultant
6 1 (6.67%) Oracle DBA
6 1 (6.67%) Oracle SQL Server DBA
6 1 (6.67%) Senior DBA
6 1 (6.67%) Senior Oracle DBA
6 1 (6.67%) Senior Oracle SQL Server DBA
6 1 (6.67%) Senior SQL DBA
6 1 (6.67%) Senior SQL Server DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (13.33%) .NET
2 1 (6.67%) ADO
2 1 (6.67%) Ajax
2 1 (6.67%) CodeIgniter
2 1 (6.67%) CSS
2 1 (6.67%) HTML
2 1 (6.67%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 3 (20.00%) Computer Science
2 2 (13.33%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (13.33%) Clustering
2 2 (13.33%) Replication
3 1 (6.67%) Mobile App
3 1 (6.67%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 3 (20.00%) Windows
2 2 (13.33%) Windows Server 2008
2 2 (13.33%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (6.67%) Android
3 1 (6.67%) Windows Embedded Compact
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (40.00%) Multithreading
1 6 (40.00%) OO
1 6 (40.00%) Performance Testing
2 5 (33.33%) High Availability
3 4 (26.67%) Business Intelligence
3 4 (26.67%) Migration
4 3 (20.00%) Collaborative Working
5 2 (13.33%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (13.33%) Analytics
5 2 (13.33%) Data Analytics
5 2 (13.33%) Data Modelling
5 2 (13.33%) Data Security
5 2 (13.33%) ETL
5 2 (13.33%) MapReduce
5 2 (13.33%) Presales
5 2 (13.33%) Project Management
5 2 (13.33%) Root Cause Analysis
5 2 (13.33%) Service Delivery
6 1 (6.67%) Business Transformation
6 1 (6.67%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 12 (80.00%) SQL
2 10 (66.67%) T-SQL
3 8 (53.33%) C++
4 6 (40.00%) C
5 3 (20.00%) JavaScript
5 3 (20.00%) VBA
6 2 (13.33%) C#
6 2 (13.33%) F#
6 2 (13.33%) Java
6 2 (13.33%) PowerShell
6 2 (13.33%) Python
6 2 (13.33%) R
6 2 (13.33%) VB
7 1 (6.67%) PHP
Qualifications
1 6 (40.00%) SC Cleared
1 6 (40.00%) Security Cleared
2 3 (20.00%) Degree
3 1 (6.67%) Computer Science Degree
System Software
1 2 (13.33%) Apache Flume
Systems Management
1 2 (13.33%) Microsoft Clustering
2 1 (6.67%) BMC PATROL
Vendors
1 9 (60.00%) Microsoft
2 3 (20.00%) Oracle
3 2 (13.33%) Informatica
3 2 (13.33%) SAP
3 2 (13.33%) Talend
3 2 (13.33%) Teradata
3 2 (13.33%) Vertica
4 1 (6.67%) Adobe
4 1 (6.67%) Capita
4 1 (6.67%) Netezza