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 30 March 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
30 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 58 69 59
Rank change year-on-year +11 -10  
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 2008 2 7 17
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Reading 0.31% 0.69% 1.68%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 1.69% 3.74% 9.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 5 7
Median daily rate £360 £350 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.85% -3.44%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £356 £338
% change year-on-year -1.75% +5.55%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £19.00 £42.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year -55.29% +70.00%  

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 118 187 172
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Reading 18.10% 18.39% 17.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 73 125 101
Median daily rate £413 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.12% -  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £313 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £500 £518
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 8 3
Median hourly rate £9.50 £9.50 £55.65
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -82.92%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £32.50 £32.50
% change year-on-year +7.69% -  

SQL Server 2008
Job Vacancy Trend in Reading

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Reading citing SQL Server 2008 as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Database & Business Intelligence category.

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 30 March 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 5 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 3 (60.00%) SQL
2 3 (60.00%) Microsoft
2 3 (60.00%) Migration
2 3 (60.00%) SQL Server 2012
3 2 (40.00%) Contract Management
3 2 (40.00%) Stakeholder Management
3 2 (40.00%) Project Planning
3 2 (40.00%) C#
3 2 (40.00%) Finance
3 2 (40.00%) Windows Server 2003
3 2 (40.00%) Project Management
3 2 (40.00%) .NET
3 2 (40.00%) Windows
4 1 (20.00%) SharePoint
4 1 (20.00%) Business Intelligence
4 1 (20.00%) Visual Studio
4 1 (20.00%) Web Services
4 1 (20.00%) PRINCE2
4 1 (20.00%) MVC
4 1 (20.00%) QA
4 1 (20.00%) WCF
4 1 (20.00%) WPF
4 1 (20.00%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
4 1 (20.00%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (20.00%) Project Governance
4 1 (20.00%) KnockoutJS
4 1 (20.00%) Office 365
4 1 (20.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (20.00%) Logistics

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 1 (20.00%) SharePoint
Cloud Services
1 1 (20.00%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (20.00%) Office 365
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 3 (60.00%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (20.00%) Power BI
3 1 (20.00%) SQL Server 2014
3 1 (20.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (20.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 1 (20.00%) Visual Studio
General
1 2 (40.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 3 (60.00%) Developer
2 1 (20.00%) .NET Developer
2 1 (20.00%) Business Intelligence Developer
2 1 (20.00%) C# Developer
2 1 (20.00%) C# WPF Developer
2 1 (20.00%) Database Manager
2 1 (20.00%) Migration Manager
2 1 (20.00%) Migration Project Manager
2 1 (20.00%) Power BI Developer
2 1 (20.00%) Project Manager
2 1 (20.00%) SharePoint Developer
2 1 (20.00%) SQL BI Developer
2 1 (20.00%) SQL Developer
2 1 (20.00%) WPF Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (40.00%) .NET
2 1 (20.00%) AngularJS
2 1 (20.00%) KnockoutJS
2 1 (20.00%) WCF
2 1 (20.00%) Web Services
2 1 (20.00%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 1 (20.00%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 2 (40.00%) Windows
1 2 (40.00%) Windows Server 2003
2 1 (20.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (60.00%) Migration
2 2 (40.00%) Contract Management
2 2 (40.00%) Project Management
2 2 (40.00%) Project Planning
2 2 (40.00%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (20.00%) Business Intelligence
3 1 (20.00%) Logistics
3 1 (20.00%) MVC
3 1 (20.00%) PRINCE2
3 1 (20.00%) Project Governance
3 1 (20.00%) Supplier Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (60.00%) SQL
2 2 (40.00%) C#
Qualifications
1 1 (20.00%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (20.00%) QA
Vendors
1 3 (60.00%) Microsoft
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