Period
to 18 February 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 18 February 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
18 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 81 92 83
Rank change year-on-year +11 -9 -13
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 2008 10 5 29
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Reading 0.83% 0.35% 1.48%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 4.48% 2.20% 8.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 1 20
Reading median daily rate £383 £500 £386
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -23.50% +29.53% +6.48%
10th Percentile £281 £500 £172
90th Percentile £470 £500 £418
Berkshire median daily rate £408 £413 £385
% change year-on-year -1.27% +7.21% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Reading median hourly rate - - £22.00
Berkshire median hourly rate £54.00 £47.50 £26.50
% change year-on-year +13.68% +79.25% -

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 223 227 343
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Reading 18.55% 15.84% 17.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 159 122 242
Reading median daily rate £400 £431 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -7.25% +7.81% -
10th Percentile £305 £319 £281
90th Percentile £575 £625 £511
Berkshire median daily rate £438 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +2.94% +6.25% +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 27 35
Reading median hourly rate £45.00 £9.50 £9.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +373.68% - -82.93%
10th Percentile £14.25 £9.25 £9.25
90th Percentile £47.50 £9.75 £23.85
Berkshire median hourly rate £45.00 £9.50 £10.46
% change year-on-year +373.68% -9.16% -73.53%

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 18 February 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 18 February 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 10 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 9 (90.00%) SQL
3 6 (60.00%) Microsoft
3 6 (60.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 6 (60.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 6 (60.00%) PowerShell
3 6 (60.00%) SQL Server 2014
4 5 (50.00%) Windows Server 2012
4 5 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 5 (50.00%) Windows
5 4 (40.00%) IIS
5 4 (40.00%) Computer Science
5 4 (40.00%) Degree
5 4 (40.00%) Amazon AWS
5 4 (40.00%) SQL Server 2012
6 3 (30.00%) Power BI
6 3 (30.00%) Microsoft Azure
6 3 (30.00%) SQL Server 2005
6 3 (30.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 3 (30.00%) Network Security
6 3 (30.00%) iSCSI
6 3 (30.00%) Root Cause Analysis
6 3 (30.00%) VMware ESXi
6 3 (30.00%) Analytical Skills
6 3 (30.00%) CompTIA Security+
6 3 (30.00%) .NET
6 3 (30.00%) JavaScript
6 3 (30.00%) Active Directory
6 3 (30.00%) Microsoft Certification
6 3 (30.00%) A+ Certification

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 (40.00%) IIS
2 1 (10.00%) Apache Pig
2 1 (10.00%) BizTalk Server
2 1 (10.00%) SAS
Applications
1 1 (10.00%) SPSS
Cloud Services
1 4 (40.00%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (30.00%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 3 (30.00%) DNS
1 3 (30.00%) iSCSI
1 3 (30.00%) Network Security
1 3 (30.00%) TCP/IP
2 2 (20.00%) DHCP
2 2 (20.00%) LAN
2 2 (20.00%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 6 (60.00%) SQL Server 2014
2 6 (60.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 6 (60.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 4 (40.00%) SQL Server 2012
4 3 (30.00%) Power BI
4 3 (30.00%) SQL Server 2005
4 3 (30.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 2 (20.00%) Big Data
5 2 (20.00%) Microsoft Analysis Services
5 2 (20.00%) MongoDB
5 2 (20.00%) SQL Server 2016
6 1 (10.00%) Apache Cassandra
6 1 (10.00%) Azure SQL Database
6 1 (10.00%) Hadoop
6 1 (10.00%) HBase
6 1 (10.00%) NoSQL
6 1 (10.00%) Pentaho
6 1 (10.00%) Redis
6 1 (10.00%) SAP HANA
Development Applications
1 1 (10.00%) MSBuild
1 1 (10.00%) Team Foundation Server
1 1 (10.00%) Visual Studio
General
1 2 (20.00%) Finance
2 1 (10.00%) Back Office
2 1 (10.00%) French Language
2 1 (10.00%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 3 (30.00%) Administrator
1 3 (30.00%) DBA
1 3 (30.00%) SQL DBA
1 3 (30.00%) Systems Administrator
1 3 (30.00%) Windows Administrator
1 3 (30.00%) Windows Systems Administrator
2 2 (20.00%) Field Engineer
2 2 (20.00%) SQL Server DBA
3 1 (10.00%) .NET Developer
3 1 (10.00%) ASP.NET Developer
3 1 (10.00%) C# Developer
3 1 (10.00%) Consultant
3 1 (10.00%) Data Consultant
3 1 (10.00%) Developer
3 1 (10.00%) Oracle DBA
3 1 (10.00%) Senior DBA
3 1 (10.00%) Senior Oracle DBA
3 1 (10.00%) Senior SQL DBA
3 1 (10.00%) Senior SQL Server DBA
3 1 (10.00%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (30.00%) .NET
2 2 (20.00%) Web Services
3 1 (10.00%) ASP.NET
3 1 (10.00%) ASP.NET MVC
3 1 (10.00%) ASP.NET MVC 4
3 1 (10.00%) ASP.NET Web API
3 1 (10.00%) JSON
3 1 (10.00%) REST
3 1 (10.00%) SOAP
3 1 (10.00%) WCF
3 1 (10.00%) XML
3 1 (10.00%) XSD
3 1 (10.00%) XSL
Miscellaneous
1 4 (40.00%) Computer Science
2 3 (30.00%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (20.00%) Clustering
4 1 (10.00%) Management Information System
4 1 (10.00%) PKI
4 1 (10.00%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 5 (50.00%) Windows
1 5 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 5 (50.00%) Windows Server 2012
2 1 (10.00%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (30.00%) Business Intelligence
1 3 (30.00%) Migration
1 3 (30.00%) Root Cause Analysis
2 2 (20.00%) Data Analysis
2 2 (20.00%) High Availability
2 2 (20.00%) Service Delivery
2 2 (20.00%) Workflow
3 1 (10.00%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (10.00%) Change Management
3 1 (10.00%) Content Management
3 1 (10.00%) Data Modelling
3 1 (10.00%) Data Security
3 1 (10.00%) Digital Marketing
3 1 (10.00%) ETL
3 1 (10.00%) Identity Management
3 1 (10.00%) Information Management
3 1 (10.00%) ITIL
3 1 (10.00%) Mathematics
3 1 (10.00%) MVC
3 1 (10.00%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 9 (90.00%) SQL
2 6 (60.00%) PowerShell
3 3 (30.00%) JavaScript
4 2 (20.00%) C#
4 2 (20.00%) C++
4 2 (20.00%) T-SQL
4 2 (20.00%) VB
4 2 (20.00%) VBA
5 1 (10.00%) F#
5 1 (10.00%) Java
5 1 (10.00%) Python
5 1 (10.00%) R
Qualifications
1 4 (40.00%) Degree
2 3 (30.00%) A+ Certification
2 3 (30.00%) CompTIA Security+
2 3 (30.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 3 (30.00%) Network+ Certification
3 2 (20.00%) SC Cleared
3 2 (20.00%) Security Cleared
4 1 (10.00%) Computer Science Degree
System Software
1 3 (30.00%) Active Directory
1 3 (30.00%) VMware ESXi
2 1 (10.00%) Apache Flume
Systems Management
1 2 (20.00%) Microsoft Clustering
2 1 (10.00%) Backup Exec
2 1 (10.00%) BMC PATROL
2 1 (10.00%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 6 (60.00%) Microsoft
2 3 (30.00%) VMware
3 2 (20.00%) Oracle
4 1 (10.00%) Capita
4 1 (10.00%) Informatica
4 1 (10.00%) Netezza
4 1 (10.00%) SAP
4 1 (10.00%) Talend
4 1 (10.00%) Teradata
4 1 (10.00%) Vertica