Period
to 18 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in South Wales 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 November 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
Wales > South Wales
6 months to
18 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 59 61 34
Rank change year-on-year +2 -27 +18
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 2008 18 27 83
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in South Wales 1.89% 2.40% 6.46%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 6.98% 9.25% 19.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 28 71
South Wales median daily rate £346 £475 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -27.11% +11.76% +6.92%
10th Percentile £165 £270 £281
90th Percentile £393 £594 £530
Wales median daily rate £350 £475 £413
% change year-on-year -26.32% +15.15% +5.10%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 1 3
South Wales median hourly rate £18.50 £32.50 £30.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -43.08% +8.33% -
10th Percentile £16.75 £30.75 £27.75
90th Percentile £20.45 £34.25 £61.70
Wales median hourly rate £18.50 £22.25 £30.00
% change year-on-year -16.85% -25.83% -

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 South Wales with a requirement for database or business intelligence skills.

All Database and Business Intelligence Skills
South Wales
Contract vacancies with a requirement for database or business intelligence skills 258 292 416
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in South Wales 27.16% 25.93% 32.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 159 215 322
South Wales median daily rate £375 £400 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -6.25% +14.29% -
10th Percentile £192 £203 £238
90th Percentile £488 £550 £488
Wales median daily rate £388 £425 £340
% change year-on-year -8.82% +25.00% -2.86%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 10 6
South Wales median hourly rate £18.75 £56.25 £29.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -66.67% +89.08% +105.17%
10th Percentile £16.75 £19.01 £17.20
90th Percentile £23.24 £61.53 £52.50
Wales median hourly rate £18.75 £55.00 £29.75
% change year-on-year -65.91% +84.87% +36.47%

SQL Server 2008
Job Vacancy Trend in South Wales

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

Job vacancy trend for SQL Server 2008 in South Wales

SQL Server 2008
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in South Wales

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

Contractor daily rate trend for SQL Server 2008 in South Wales

SQL Server 2008
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in South Wales

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing SQL Server 2008 in South Wales over the 6 months to 18 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for SQL Server 2008 in South Wales

SQL Server 2008
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in South Wales

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing SQL Server 2008 in South Wales.

Contractor hourly rate trend for SQL Server 2008 in South Wales

SQL Server 2008
Contract Job Locations in South Wales

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing SQL Server 2008 within the South Wales region over the 6 months to 18 November 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Cardiff -6 14 £334 -29.74%
Newport - 2 - -
Caerphilly - 2 £350 -
SQL Server 2008
Wales

For the 6 months to 18 November 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 South Wales region with a requirement for SQL Server 2008.

1 18 (100.00%) SQL
1 18 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 15 (83.33%) T-SQL
3 10 (55.56%) TOGAF
4 9 (50.00%) Microsoft
5 8 (44.44%) NHS
5 8 (44.44%) Enterprise Architecture
6 7 (38.89%) Agile Software Development
6 7 (38.89%) Data Modelling
6 7 (38.89%) Security Cleared
6 7 (38.89%) High Availability
6 7 (38.89%) Greenfield Project
7 6 (33.33%) Team Foundation Server
8 5 (27.78%) SDLC
8 5 (27.78%) .NET
8 5 (27.78%) C#
8 5 (27.78%) Microsoft Certification
8 5 (27.78%) Degree
8 5 (27.78%) Use Case
8 5 (27.78%) MVC
9 4 (22.22%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 4 (22.22%) Requirements Analysis
9 4 (22.22%) SOAP
9 4 (22.22%) Web Services
9 4 (22.22%) XML
9 4 (22.22%) ITIL
9 4 (22.22%) ETL
9 4 (22.22%) Data Warehouse
9 4 (22.22%) N-Tier
9 4 (22.22%) Technical Analysis

SQL Server 2008
Co-occurring IT Skills in South Wales 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 (11.11%) Exchange Server 2013
1 2 (11.11%) IIS
1 2 (11.11%) MS Exchange
1 2 (11.11%) SharePoint
Cloud Services
1 2 (11.11%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 3 (16.67%) DNS
2 2 (11.11%) DHCP
2 2 (11.11%) Firewall
2 2 (11.11%) TCP/IP
2 2 (11.11%) VLAN
2 2 (11.11%) VSAN
3 1 (5.56%) NetScaler
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 4 (22.22%) Data Warehouse
2 4 (22.22%) SQL Server 2016
2 4 (22.22%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 3 (16.67%) SQL Server 2012
4 2 (11.11%) Azure SQL Database
4 2 (11.11%) Microsoft Analysis Services
4 2 (11.11%) Power BI
4 2 (11.11%) SQL Server 2014
4 2 (11.11%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 2 (11.11%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 2 (11.11%) SSDT
4 2 (11.11%) Star Schema
5 1 (5.56%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 6 (33.33%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (11.11%) Visual Studio
General
1 1 (5.56%) Welsh Language
Job Titles
1 8 (44.44%) Architect
1 8 (44.44%) Developer
2 7 (38.89%) Data Architect
2 7 (38.89%) Technical Architect
3 5 (27.78%) SQL Developer
3 5 (27.78%) SQL Server Architect
4 3 (16.67%) Software Developer
5 2 (11.11%) Data Warehouse Developer
5 2 (11.11%) DBA
5 2 (11.11%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 2 (11.11%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
5 2 (11.11%) SQL DBA
5 2 (11.11%) SQL Server DBA
6 1 (5.56%) .NET Developer
6 1 (5.56%) C# Developer
6 1 (5.56%) Infrastructure Architect
6 1 (5.56%) Senior Architect
6 1 (5.56%) Senior Infrastructure Architect
6 1 (5.56%) SQL Server Data Warehouse Developer
6 1 (5.56%) SQL Server Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (27.78%) .NET
2 4 (22.22%) RESTful
2 4 (22.22%) SOAP
2 4 (22.22%) Web Services
2 4 (22.22%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 8 (44.44%) NHS
2 7 (38.89%) Greenfield Project
3 4 (22.22%) N-Tier
4 2 (11.11%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 3 (16.67%) Windows
1 3 (16.67%) Windows Server
2 2 (11.11%) Windows 10
2 2 (11.11%) Windows 7
2 2 (11.11%) Windows 8
3 1 (5.56%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (5.56%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (55.56%) TOGAF
2 8 (44.44%) Enterprise Architecture
3 7 (38.89%) Agile Software Development
3 7 (38.89%) Data Modelling
3 7 (38.89%) High Availability
4 5 (27.78%) MVC
4 5 (27.78%) SDLC
4 5 (27.78%) Use Case
5 4 (22.22%) Capacity Planning
5 4 (22.22%) ETL
5 4 (22.22%) ITIL
5 4 (22.22%) Kimball Methodology
5 4 (22.22%) Requirements Analysis
5 4 (22.22%) Technical Analysis
6 3 (16.67%) Wireframes
7 2 (11.11%) Logical Data Model
7 2 (11.11%) Physical Data Model
7 2 (11.11%) Prototyping
7 2 (11.11%) Re-Platforming
7 2 (11.11%) Work Breakdown Structure
Programming Languages
1 18 (100.00%) SQL
2 15 (83.33%) T-SQL
3 5 (27.78%) C#
Qualifications
1 7 (38.89%) Security Cleared
2 5 (27.78%) Degree
2 5 (27.78%) Microsoft Certification
3 4 (22.22%) SC Cleared
4 3 (16.67%) BPSS Clearance
5 2 (11.11%) DBS Check
5 2 (11.11%) HNC
5 2 (11.11%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (22.22%) HL7
System Software
1 3 (16.67%) Active Directory
2 2 (11.11%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (11.11%) VMware Workstation
2 2 (11.11%) vSphere
3 1 (5.56%) Hyper-V
3 1 (5.56%) Microsoft App-V
3 1 (5.56%) VMware ESXi
3 1 (5.56%) XenApp
3 1 (5.56%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 2 (11.11%) Backup Exec
1 2 (11.11%) McAfee ePO
1 2 (11.11%) NetBackup
1 2 (11.11%) Norton AntiVirus
1 2 (11.11%) SCCM
1 2 (11.11%) SCOM
1 2 (11.11%) vCenter Server
1 2 (11.11%) WSUS
2 1 (5.56%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 9 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 4 (22.22%) RedGate
3 3 (16.67%) VMware
4 2 (11.11%) HP
4 2 (11.11%) McAfee
4 2 (11.11%) Symantec
5 1 (5.56%) AppSense
5 1 (5.56%) Citrix