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 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
Berkshire / Reading
3 months to
28 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 45 65 67
Rank change year-on-year +20 +2  
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 2008 11 4 3
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Reading 1.91% 0.46% 0.36%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 8.87% 2.90% 1.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 2 2
Median daily rate £375 £251 £310
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +49.25% -18.95%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £348 £175 £236
10% offered a daily rate of more than £434 £327 £405
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 Reading with a requirement for database and business intelligence skills.

Contract Database & Business Intelligence Skills
Reading
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for database and business intelligence skills 124 138 161
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Reading 21.49% 15.74% 19.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 157 159 213
Median daily rate £413 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.94% +6.25%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £310 £325 £256
10% offered a daily rate of more than £538 £525 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +6.66% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 19 14 0
Median hourly rate £9.50 £9.50 -
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 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 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 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 Reading region with a requirement for SQL Server 2008.

1 13 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 8 (61.54%) C#
2 8 (61.54%) .NET
2 8 (61.54%) Microsoft
3 7 (53.85%) SQL
3 7 (53.85%) SQL Server 2016
4 6 (46.15%) SQL Server 2012
4 6 (46.15%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 6 (46.15%) PowerShell
5 5 (38.46%) Web Services
6 4 (30.77%) Windows
6 4 (30.77%) Linux
6 4 (30.77%) Data Warehouse
6 4 (30.77%) Java
6 4 (30.77%) Ant
6 4 (30.77%) Business Intelligence
6 4 (30.77%) Scrum
6 4 (30.77%) Maven
6 4 (30.77%) Git (software)
6 4 (30.77%) Team Foundation Server
6 4 (30.77%) RESTful
6 4 (30.77%) Microsoft Azure
6 4 (30.77%) MSBuild
6 4 (30.77%) Kimball Methodology
6 4 (30.77%) DevOps
7 3 (23.08%) SQL Server 2014
7 3 (23.08%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 3 (23.08%) Validation
7 3 (23.08%) Migration
7 3 (23.08%) ETL

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 (15.38%) IIS
1 2 (15.38%) MS Exchange
1 2 (15.38%) SharePoint
1 2 (15.38%) Skype for Business
Cloud Services
1 4 (30.77%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (7.69%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (7.69%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (15.38%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 7 (53.85%) SQL Server 2016
3 6 (46.15%) SQL Server 2012
3 6 (46.15%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 4 (30.77%) Data Warehouse
5 3 (23.08%) SQL Server 2014
5 3 (23.08%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 2 (15.38%) OLAP
6 2 (15.38%) Power BI
6 2 (15.38%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 1 (7.69%) Microsoft Analysis Services
7 1 (7.69%) OLAP Cube
7 1 (7.69%) OLTP
7 1 (7.69%) PerformancePoint
Development Applications
1 4 (30.77%) Ant
1 4 (30.77%) Git (software)
1 4 (30.77%) Maven
1 4 (30.77%) MSBuild
1 4 (30.77%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (7.69%) Visual Studio
Job Titles
1 8 (61.54%) Developer
2 5 (38.46%) SQL Developer
3 4 (30.77%) DevOps Engineer
4 2 (15.38%) .NET Developer
4 2 (15.38%) Business Intelligence Developer
4 2 (15.38%) C# Developer
4 2 (15.38%) Senior Developer
4 2 (15.38%) Senior SQL Developer
4 2 (15.38%) SQL BI Developer
5 1 (7.69%) C# .NET Developer
5 1 (7.69%) C# VB.NET Developer
5 1 (7.69%) C# WPF Developer
5 1 (7.69%) Cloud Engineer
5 1 (7.69%) DBA
5 1 (7.69%) Power BI Developer
5 1 (7.69%) SharePoint Developer
5 1 (7.69%) SQL DBA
5 1 (7.69%) SQL Server Developer
5 1 (7.69%) VB.NET Developer
5 1 (7.69%) WPF Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (61.54%) .NET
2 5 (38.46%) Web Services
3 4 (30.77%) RESTful
4 2 (15.38%) MDX
4 2 (15.38%) OAuth
5 1 (7.69%) AngularJS
5 1 (7.69%) ASP.NET
5 1 (7.69%) ASP.NET MVC
5 1 (7.69%) ASP.NET MVC 4
5 1 (7.69%) ASP.NET MVC 5
5 1 (7.69%) KnockoutJS
5 1 (7.69%) WCF
5 1 (7.69%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 3 (23.08%) N-Tier
2 1 (7.69%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 4 (30.77%) Linux
1 4 (30.77%) Windows
2 2 (15.38%) CentOS
2 2 (15.38%) Debian
2 2 (15.38%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 2 (15.38%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (30.77%) Business Intelligence
1 4 (30.77%) DevOps
1 4 (30.77%) Kimball Methodology
1 4 (30.77%) Scrum
2 3 (23.08%) ETL
2 3 (23.08%) Migration
2 3 (23.08%) Validation
3 2 (15.38%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (15.38%) Information Management
3 2 (15.38%) MVC
4 1 (7.69%) Continuous Delivery
4 1 (7.69%) Continuous Integration
4 1 (7.69%) Data Protection
4 1 (7.69%) Dimensional Modelling
4 1 (7.69%) High Availability
4 1 (7.69%) Logistics
4 1 (7.69%) Patch Management
4 1 (7.69%) Performance Testing
4 1 (7.69%) Root Cause Analysis
4 1 (7.69%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 8 (61.54%) C#
2 7 (53.85%) SQL
3 6 (46.15%) PowerShell
4 4 (30.77%) Java
5 3 (23.08%) T-SQL
6 2 (15.38%) Bash Shell
6 2 (15.38%) Python
6 2 (15.38%) VB.NET
7 1 (7.69%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
7 1 (7.69%) JavaScript
Systems Management
1 2 (15.38%) Puppet
2 1 (7.69%) Terraform
Vendors
1 8 (61.54%) Microsoft
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