Period
to 19 February 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the South West 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 19 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
England > South West
6 months to
19 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 153 130 119
Rank change year-on-year -23 -11 -42
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 2008 41 77 99
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West 0.79% 1.43% 1.60%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 3.86% 6.75% 6.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 25 54 88
South West median daily rate £355 £325 £340
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +9.23% -4.41% -2.86%
10th Percentile £205 £266 £232
90th Percentile £438 £400 £421
England median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year +6.67% - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 3 1
South West median hourly rate £46.25 £43.00 £100.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +7.56% -57.00% -
England median hourly rate £42.50 £29.06 £26.25
% change year-on-year +46.25% +10.70% +5.00%

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 the South West with a requirement for database or business intelligence skills.

All Database and Business Intelligence Skills
South West
Contract vacancies with a requirement for database or business intelligence skills 1,063 1,140 1,424
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West 20.54% 21.20% 22.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 687 790 1,070
South West median daily rate £420 £370 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +13.67% -1.47% -
10th Percentile £285 £262 £263
90th Percentile £550 £525 £500
England median daily rate £475 £438 £425
% change year-on-year +8.57% +2.94% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 32 17
South West median hourly rate £36.25 £40.00 £34.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -9.38% +17.65% +11.48%
10th Percentile £23.78 £12.00 £11.90
90th Percentile £58.55 £43.00 £50.36
England median hourly rate £35.00 £25.95 £27.37
% change year-on-year +34.90% -5.21% -0.47%

SQL Server 2008
Job Vacancy Trend in the South West

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

Job vacancy trend for SQL Server 2008 in the South West

SQL Server 2008
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the South West

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

Contractor daily rate trend for SQL Server 2008 in the South West

SQL Server 2008
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the South West

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing SQL Server 2008 in the South West over the 6 months to 19 February 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for SQL Server 2008 in the South West

SQL Server 2008
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the South West

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for SQL Server 2008 in the South West

SQL Server 2008
Contract Job Locations in the South West

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 West region over the 6 months to 19 February 2018. 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
Dorset +4 14 £375 -3.23% 12
Wiltshire +2 9 £355 +18.33% 1
Bristol -22 6 £385 +16.23% 7
Devon 0 5 £230 -25.81% 1
Somerset -15 4 £320 -5.19% 1
Gloucestershire +11 3 - - 1
SQL Server 2008
England

For the 6 months to 19 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 South West region with a requirement for SQL Server 2008.

1 41 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 33 (80.49%) SQL
3 21 (51.22%) .NET
4 19 (46.34%) C#
5 17 (41.46%) MVC
5 17 (41.46%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 16 (39.02%) Agile Software Development
6 16 (39.02%) JavaScript
7 15 (36.59%) HTML
7 15 (36.59%) Visual Studio
7 15 (36.59%) ASP.NET
7 15 (36.59%) Microsoft
8 14 (34.15%) jQuery
9 13 (31.71%) CSS
10 12 (29.27%) ASP.NET MVC
11 11 (26.83%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 11 (26.83%) Scrum
12 10 (24.39%) T-SQL
12 10 (24.39%) SQL Server 2012
12 10 (24.39%) AngularJS
13 9 (21.95%) Kendo UI
13 9 (21.95%) NUnit
14 8 (19.51%) WCF
14 8 (19.51%) Continuous Integration
14 8 (19.51%) Jenkins
15 7 (17.07%) ASP.NET Web API
15 7 (17.07%) Team Foundation Server
15 7 (17.07%) HTML5
15 7 (17.07%) Windows
16 6 (14.63%) Web Services

SQL Server 2008
Co-occurring IT Skills in the South West 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 5 (12.20%) IIS
2 4 (9.76%) MS Exchange
3 2 (4.88%) CMS
3 2 (4.88%) Exchange Server 2010
3 2 (4.88%) Kentico
4 1 (2.44%) Apache
4 1 (2.44%) Tomcat
4 1 (2.44%) Umbraco
4 1 (2.44%) WebLogic
Applications
1 5 (12.20%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (4.88%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (4.88%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 6 (14.63%) GitHub
2 2 (4.88%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (4.88%) Office 365
3 1 (2.44%) Sage Pay
Communications & Networking
1 4 (9.76%) SAN
2 2 (4.88%) Firewall
2 2 (4.88%) VoIP
3 1 (2.44%) DNS
3 1 (2.44%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 41 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 17 (41.46%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 11 (26.83%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 10 (24.39%) SQL Server 2012
5 5 (12.20%) Data Warehouse
5 5 (12.20%) SQL Server 2016
6 4 (9.76%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 3 (7.32%) SQL Server 2005
7 3 (7.32%) SQL Server 2014
8 2 (4.88%) DB2
8 2 (4.88%) Power BI
8 2 (4.88%) QlikView
9 1 (2.44%) OLAP
9 1 (2.44%) Oracle Database
9 1 (2.44%) Oracle Database 11g
9 1 (2.44%) RDBMS
9 1 (2.44%) Relational Database
9 1 (2.44%) Star Schema
Development Applications
1 15 (36.59%) Visual Studio
2 9 (21.95%) NUnit
3 8 (19.51%) Jenkins
4 7 (17.07%) Team Foundation Server
5 6 (14.63%) JIRA
5 6 (14.63%) MSTest
6 3 (7.32%) Moq
6 3 (7.32%) Subversion
7 2 (4.88%) Git (software)
7 2 (4.88%) NuGet
7 2 (4.88%) ReSharper
7 2 (4.88%) TortoiseSVN
7 2 (4.88%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 5 (12.20%) Telecoms
2 4 (9.76%) Finance
3 3 (7.32%) Manufacturing
4 1 (2.44%) Aerospace
4 1 (2.44%) Back Office
4 1 (2.44%) Electronics
4 1 (2.44%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 30 (73.17%) Developer
2 17 (41.46%) .NET Developer
3 10 (24.39%) SQL Developer
4 7 (17.07%) DBA
4 7 (17.07%) SSIS Developer
5 6 (14.63%) SQL DBA
6 5 (12.20%) ASP.NET Developer
7 3 (7.32%) Analyst
7 3 (7.32%) Angular Developer
7 3 (7.32%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
7 3 (7.32%) C# .NET Developer
7 3 (7.32%) C# ASP.NET Developer
7 3 (7.32%) C# Developer
7 3 (7.32%) ETL Developer
7 3 (7.32%) SQL Server Developer
8 2 (4.88%) Administrator
8 2 (4.88%) Architect
8 2 (4.88%) Service Analyst
8 2 (4.88%) Software Developer
8 2 (4.88%) SQL Server DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (51.22%) .NET
2 15 (36.59%) ASP.NET
2 15 (36.59%) HTML
3 14 (34.15%) jQuery
4 13 (31.71%) CSS
5 12 (29.27%) ASP.NET MVC
6 10 (24.39%) AngularJS
7 9 (21.95%) Kendo UI
8 8 (19.51%) WCF
9 7 (17.07%) ASP.NET Web API
9 7 (17.07%) HTML5
10 6 (14.63%) Web Services
11 4 (9.76%) .NET Framework
11 4 (9.76%) Entity Framework
11 4 (9.76%) RESTful
11 4 (9.76%) Twitter Bootstrap
12 3 (7.32%) ASP.NET MVC 4
12 3 (7.32%) Ninject
12 3 (7.32%) Razor View Engine
12 3 (7.32%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 6 (14.63%) Enterprise Software
2 5 (12.20%) Replication
3 4 (9.76%) Greenfield Project
4 2 (4.88%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (4.88%) Private Cloud
4 2 (4.88%) Video Conferencing
5 1 (2.44%) Client/Server
5 1 (2.44%) Mobile App
5 1 (2.44%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 7 (17.07%) Windows
2 5 (12.20%) Windows Server
2 5 (12.20%) Windows Server 2008
3 4 (9.76%) Windows 7
4 2 (4.88%) Windows 10
4 2 (4.88%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (2.44%) Solaris
5 1 (2.44%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (41.46%) MVC
2 16 (39.02%) Agile Software Development
3 11 (26.83%) Scrum
4 8 (19.51%) Continuous Integration
5 6 (14.63%) Issue Tracking
5 6 (14.63%) Kanban
5 6 (14.63%) Performance Testing
5 6 (14.63%) Systems Analysis
5 6 (14.63%) Unit Testing
6 5 (12.20%) ETL
7 4 (9.76%) Kimball Methodology
7 4 (9.76%) Migration
8 3 (7.32%) Business Intelligence
8 3 (7.32%) CRM
8 3 (7.32%) Disaster Recovery
8 3 (7.32%) Domain-Driven Design
9 2 (4.88%) Data Analysis
9 2 (4.88%) Data Modelling
9 2 (4.88%) Data Security
9 2 (4.88%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 33 (80.49%) SQL
2 19 (46.34%) C#
3 16 (39.02%) JavaScript
4 10 (24.39%) T-SQL
5 3 (7.32%) TypeScript
6 1 (2.44%) PL/SQL
6 1 (2.44%) PowerShell
6 1 (2.44%) Python
6 1 (2.44%) VB.NET
6 1 (2.44%) VBA
Qualifications
1 2 (4.88%) Degree
1 2 (4.88%) SC Cleared
1 2 (4.88%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.44%) GDPR
1 1 (2.44%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (9.76%) Active Directory
2 2 (4.88%) VMware ESXi
2 2 (4.88%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (4.88%) Xen
Vendors
1 15 (36.59%) Microsoft
2 3 (7.32%) Oracle
2 3 (7.32%) Telerik
3 2 (4.88%) Apple
3 2 (4.88%) Cisco
3 2 (4.88%) Citrix
3 2 (4.88%) EMC
3 2 (4.88%) IBM
3 2 (4.88%) Tableau
3 2 (4.88%) VMware
4 1 (2.44%) CyberSource
4 1 (2.44%) Jitterbit
4 1 (2.44%) Nimble Storage
4 1 (2.44%) Sage
4 1 (2.44%) SAP