Period
to 16 October 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Slough 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 16 October 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 > Slough
6 months to
16 Oct 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 26 36 48
Rank change year-on-year +10 +12 +9
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 2008 8 4 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Slough 2.74% 1.25% 0.20%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 8.79% 5.00% 1.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 2 1
Slough median daily rate £310 £175 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +77.14% -46.15% +8.33%
10th Percentile £301 £123 £313
90th Percentile £363 £228 £338
Berkshire median daily rate £401 £404 £387
% change year-on-year -0.62% +4.33% +1.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Slough median hourly rate - - -
Berkshire median hourly rate £54.00 £45.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year +20.00% +157.14% -

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 Slough with a requirement for database or business intelligence skills.

All Database and Business Intelligence Skills
Slough
Contract vacancies with a requirement for database or business intelligence skills 91 80 77
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Slough 31.16% 25.00% 15.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 67 53 51
Slough median daily rate £400 £325 £353
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +23.08% -7.80% +11.46%
10th Percentile £289 £253 £256
90th Percentile £550 £470 £476
Berkshire median daily rate £405 £400 £388
% change year-on-year +1.25% +3.23% +6.90%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 3
Slough median hourly rate - - £18.50
Berkshire median hourly rate £14.50 £9.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year +52.63% -45.71% -81.38%

SQL Server 2008
Job Vacancy Trend in Slough

Job postings citing SQL Server 2008 as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Slough.

Job vacancy trend for SQL Server 2008 in Slough

SQL Server 2008
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Slough

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing SQL Server 2008 in Slough.

Contractor daily rate trend for SQL Server 2008 in Slough

For the 6 months to 16 October 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 Slough region with a requirement for SQL Server 2008.

1 8 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 6 (75.00%) SQL
2 6 (75.00%) Firewall
2 6 (75.00%) VMware
2 6 (75.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (50.00%) Windows 7
3 4 (50.00%) VMware ESXi
3 4 (50.00%) Windows 8
3 4 (50.00%) Windows 10
3 4 (50.00%) Windows Server
3 4 (50.00%) Microsoft
3 4 (50.00%) Windows
3 4 (50.00%) DHCP
3 4 (50.00%) TCP/IP
3 4 (50.00%) DNS
3 4 (50.00%) Active Directory
4 3 (37.50%) Linux
4 3 (37.50%) Mobile Device Management
4 3 (37.50%) Windows Server 2008
4 3 (37.50%) Replication
4 3 (37.50%) Video Conferencing
5 2 (25.00%) CCENT
5 2 (25.00%) VLAN
5 2 (25.00%) Continuous Integration
5 2 (25.00%) Ruby
5 2 (25.00%) Ubuntu
5 2 (25.00%) Ruby on Rails
5 2 (25.00%) SQL Server 2005
5 2 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2003
5 2 (25.00%) Xen

SQL Server 2008
Co-occurring IT Skills in Slough 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 (25.00%) Apache
1 2 (25.00%) Confluence
1 2 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2003
1 2 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2010
1 2 (25.00%) MS Exchange
1 2 (25.00%) SharePoint
1 2 (25.00%) Tomcat
Applications
1 2 (25.00%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 1 (12.50%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 2 (25.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 6 (75.00%) Firewall
2 4 (50.00%) DHCP
2 4 (50.00%) DNS
2 4 (50.00%) TCP/IP
3 2 (25.00%) LAN
3 2 (25.00%) SMTP
3 2 (25.00%) VLAN
3 2 (25.00%) VPN
3 2 (25.00%) WAN
3 2 (25.00%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 2 (25.00%) MySQL
2 2 (25.00%) PostgreSQL
2 2 (25.00%) SQL Server 2005
3 1 (12.50%) BusinessObjects
3 1 (12.50%) Crystal Reports
3 1 (12.50%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (12.50%) QlikView
3 1 (12.50%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (12.50%) SQL Server 2016
3 1 (12.50%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 1 (12.50%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (12.50%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 2 (25.00%) Jenkins
1 2 (25.00%) JIRA
1 2 (25.00%) Subversion
General
1 2 (25.00%) Telecoms
2 1 (12.50%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 3 (37.50%) Support Engineer
2 2 (25.00%) 2nd/3rd Line Support
2 2 (25.00%) 2nd/3rd Line Support Engineer
2 2 (25.00%) 3rd Line Engineer
2 2 (25.00%) 3rd Line Support
2 2 (25.00%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
2 2 (25.00%) Analyst
2 2 (25.00%) DBA
2 2 (25.00%) Infrastructure Analyst
2 2 (25.00%) SQL DBA
2 2 (25.00%) SQL Server DBA
3 1 (12.50%) Administrator
3 1 (12.50%) Applications Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Applications Support Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Linux Support Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) QlikView Developer
3 1 (12.50%) Senior Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) SQL Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) SQL BI Developer
3 1 (12.50%) SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (25.00%) LAMP
1 2 (25.00%) LAPP Stack
1 2 (25.00%) Ruby on Rails
Miscellaneous
1 3 (37.50%) Replication
1 3 (37.50%) Video Conferencing
2 2 (25.00%) iPad
2 2 (25.00%) iPhone
2 2 (25.00%) N-Tier
3 1 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 4 (50.00%) Windows
1 4 (50.00%) Windows 10
1 4 (50.00%) Windows 7
1 4 (50.00%) Windows 8
1 4 (50.00%) Windows Server
2 3 (37.50%) Linux
2 3 (37.50%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (25.00%) Apple iOS
3 2 (25.00%) Ubuntu
3 2 (25.00%) Windows Phone
3 2 (25.00%) Windows Server 2003
3 2 (25.00%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (37.50%) Mobile Device Management
2 2 (25.00%) Asset Management
2 2 (25.00%) Configuration Management
2 2 (25.00%) Continuous Integration
2 2 (25.00%) Infrastructure Management
2 2 (25.00%) ITIL
2 2 (25.00%) Load Balancing
2 2 (25.00%) Network Virtualisation
2 2 (25.00%) Virtual Environments
3 1 (12.50%) Business Intelligence
3 1 (12.50%) Data Governance
3 1 (12.50%) Database Security
3 1 (12.50%) High Availability
3 1 (12.50%) Statistics
Programming Languages
1 6 (75.00%) SQL
2 2 (25.00%) Bash Shell
2 2 (25.00%) PHP
2 2 (25.00%) Ruby
2 2 (25.00%) Shell Script
2 2 (25.00%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (25.00%) CCENT
1 2 (25.00%) CCNA
1 2 (25.00%) Cisco Certification
1 2 (25.00%) Degree
1 2 (25.00%) MCSA
1 2 (25.00%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (12.50%) Data Quality
1 1 (12.50%) SLA
System Software
1 6 (75.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (50.00%) Active Directory
2 4 (50.00%) VMware ESXi
3 2 (25.00%) KVM
3 2 (25.00%) vSphere
3 2 (25.00%) Xen
3 2 (25.00%) XenApp
3 2 (25.00%) XenDesktop
3 2 (25.00%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 2 (25.00%) Ansible
1 2 (25.00%) Nagios
1 2 (25.00%) Norton AntiVirus
1 2 (25.00%) Opscode Chef
1 2 (25.00%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 6 (75.00%) VMware
2 4 (50.00%) Microsoft
3 2 (25.00%) Apple
3 2 (25.00%) Barracuda Networks
3 2 (25.00%) Cisco
3 2 (25.00%) Citrix
3 2 (25.00%) Dell
3 2 (25.00%) HP
3 2 (25.00%) IBM
3 2 (25.00%) Kaspersky
3 2 (25.00%) Symantec
3 2 (25.00%) Veeam
4 1 (12.50%) Forcepoint
4 1 (12.50%) MobileIron
4 1 (12.50%) Polycom
4 1 (12.50%) Salesforce.com