Period
to 15 August 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 15 August 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
15 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 81 75 102
Rank change year-on-year -6 +27 -4
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 2008 12 12 6
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Reading 0.81% 0.95% 0.34%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 4.80% 4.65% 2.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 7 4
Reading median daily rate £363 £375 £344
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.33% +9.09% +5.77%
10th Percentile £256 £348 £208
90th Percentile £465 £434 £373
Berkshire median daily rate £400 £375 £361
% change year-on-year +6.67% +3.81% +4.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Reading median hourly rate - - -
Berkshire median hourly rate - - £45.00

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 250 258 299
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Reading 16.94% 20.48% 17.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 159 143 176
Reading median daily rate £425 £400 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% -5.88% +6.25%
10th Percentile £324 £301 £313
90th Percentile £625 £538 £538
Berkshire median daily rate £425 £405 £425
% change year-on-year +4.94% -4.71% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 28 19
Reading median hourly rate £12.00 £9.50 £9.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +26.32% - -
10th Percentile £10.55 £9.25 £9.25
90th Percentile £63.25 £49.73 £9.76
Berkshire median hourly rate £44.75 £9.50 £9.50
% change year-on-year +371.05% - -50.00%

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 15 August 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 15 August 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 12 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 9 (75.00%) SQL
2 9 (75.00%) T-SQL
3 8 (66.67%) Microsoft
4 6 (50.00%) OO
4 6 (50.00%) C
4 6 (50.00%) C++
4 6 (50.00%) Performance Testing
4 6 (50.00%) Multithreading
5 5 (41.67%) SC Cleared
5 5 (41.67%) Security Cleared
6 4 (33.33%) SQL Server 2005
7 3 (25.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 3 (25.00%) SQL Server 2000
7 3 (25.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 3 (25.00%) SQL Server 2014
7 3 (25.00%) High Availability
7 3 (25.00%) SQL Server 2012
8 2 (16.67%) Presales
8 2 (16.67%) Collaborative Working
8 2 (16.67%) jQuery
8 2 (16.67%) Microsoft Azure
8 2 (16.67%) Back Office
8 2 (16.67%) HTML
8 2 (16.67%) C#
8 2 (16.67%) JavaScript
8 2 (16.67%) CSS
8 2 (16.67%) Data Modelling
9 1 (8.33%) Data Security
9 1 (8.33%) Adobe

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 (8.33%) Apache Pig
1 1 (8.33%) CMS
1 1 (8.33%) Exchange Server 2010
1 1 (8.33%) MS Exchange
1 1 (8.33%) SAS
1 1 (8.33%) Skype for Business
1 1 (8.33%) Umbraco
1 1 (8.33%) WordPress
Applications
1 1 (8.33%) Adobe Illustrator
1 1 (8.33%) SPSS
Cloud Services
1 2 (16.67%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (8.33%) Azure Active Directory
2 1 (8.33%) IaaS
2 1 (8.33%) Office 365
2 1 (8.33%) PaaS
2 1 (8.33%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (8.33%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 4 (33.33%) SQL Server 2005
3 3 (25.00%) SQL Server 2000
3 3 (25.00%) SQL Server 2012
3 3 (25.00%) SQL Server 2014
3 3 (25.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 3 (25.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (8.33%) Amazon Redshift
4 1 (8.33%) Apache Cassandra
4 1 (8.33%) Apache Hive
4 1 (8.33%) Azure SQL Database
4 1 (8.33%) Big Data
4 1 (8.33%) Hadoop
4 1 (8.33%) Mahout
4 1 (8.33%) MongoDB
4 1 (8.33%) NoSQL
4 1 (8.33%) Pentaho
4 1 (8.33%) Power BI
4 1 (8.33%) Sqoop
4 1 (8.33%) Triplestore
Development Applications
1 1 (8.33%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 2 (16.67%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 8 (66.67%) Developer
2 6 (50.00%) C++ Developer
3 3 (25.00%) SQL Developer
4 2 (16.67%) Consultant
4 2 (16.67%) DBA
4 2 (16.67%) SQL DBA
4 2 (16.67%) SQL Server DBA
5 1 (8.33%) Data Consultant
5 1 (8.33%) Insight Consultant
5 1 (8.33%) Microsoft Consultant
5 1 (8.33%) Support Consultant
5 1 (8.33%) Umbraco Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (16.67%) CSS
1 2 (16.67%) HTML
1 2 (16.67%) jQuery
2 1 (8.33%) .NET
2 1 (8.33%) ADO
2 1 (8.33%) Ajax
2 1 (8.33%) ASP.NET
2 1 (8.33%) ASP.NET Web API
2 1 (8.33%) CodeIgniter
2 1 (8.33%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 1 (8.33%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (8.33%) Greenfield Project
1 1 (8.33%) Mobile App
1 1 (8.33%) Replication
1 1 (8.33%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 1 (8.33%) Android
1 1 (8.33%) Windows
1 1 (8.33%) Windows Embedded Compact
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (50.00%) Multithreading
1 6 (50.00%) OO
1 6 (50.00%) Performance Testing
2 3 (25.00%) High Availability
3 2 (16.67%) Collaborative Working
3 2 (16.67%) Data Modelling
3 2 (16.67%) Presales
4 1 (8.33%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (8.33%) Android Development
4 1 (8.33%) Business Development
4 1 (8.33%) Business Intelligence
4 1 (8.33%) Customer Requirements
4 1 (8.33%) Data Security
4 1 (8.33%) ETL
4 1 (8.33%) MapReduce
4 1 (8.33%) Migration
4 1 (8.33%) Mobile Application Development
4 1 (8.33%) MVC
4 1 (8.33%) Project Management
4 1 (8.33%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 9 (75.00%) SQL
1 9 (75.00%) T-SQL
2 6 (50.00%) C
2 6 (50.00%) C++
3 2 (16.67%) C#
3 2 (16.67%) JavaScript
4 1 (8.33%) F#
4 1 (8.33%) Java
4 1 (8.33%) PHP
4 1 (8.33%) Python
4 1 (8.33%) R
4 1 (8.33%) VBA
Qualifications
1 5 (41.67%) SC Cleared
1 5 (41.67%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 1 (8.33%) Active Directory
1 1 (8.33%) Apache Flume
Systems Management
1 1 (8.33%) SCCM
Vendors
1 8 (66.67%) Microsoft
2 1 (8.33%) Adobe
2 1 (8.33%) Informatica
2 1 (8.33%) Oracle
2 1 (8.33%) SAP
2 1 (8.33%) Talend
2 1 (8.33%) Teradata
2 1 (8.33%) Vertica