Period
to 18 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Southampton 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
Hampshire > Southampton
6 months to
18 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 45 53 64
Rank change year-on-year +8 +11 -4
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 2008 2 5 10
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Southampton 0.43% 0.98% 1.45%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 1.92% 6.25% 5.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 5 2
Southampton median daily rate - £325 £365
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -10.96% +4.29%
Hampshire median daily rate £375 £365 £358
% change year-on-year +2.74% +2.10% +3.10%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 1
Southampton median hourly rate £45.00 - £28.00
Hampshire median hourly rate £45.00 - £23.50

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 Southampton with a requirement for database or business intelligence skills.

All Database and Business Intelligence Skills
Southampton
Contract vacancies with a requirement for database or business intelligence skills 104 80 174
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Southampton 22.22% 15.72% 25.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 69 60 119
Southampton median daily rate £363 £400 £370
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -9.38% +8.11% +5.71%
10th Percentile £241 £281 £290
90th Percentile £605 £540 £528
Hampshire median daily rate £375 £375 £375
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 9
Southampton median hourly rate £45.00 £38.00 £28.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +18.42% +35.71% -
Hampshire median hourly rate £45.00 £42.50 £38.44
% change year-on-year +5.88% +10.58% +2.49%

SQL Server 2008
Job Vacancy Trend in Southampton

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

Job vacancy trend for SQL Server 2008 in Southampton

SQL Server 2008
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Southampton

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

Contractor daily rate trend for SQL Server 2008 in Southampton

SQL Server 2008
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Southampton

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for SQL Server 2008 in Southampton

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 Southampton region with a requirement for SQL Server 2008.

1 2 (100.00%) C#
1 2 (100.00%) HTML
1 2 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 2 (100.00%) SQL
1 2 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 2 (100.00%) Visual Studio
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 2 (100.00%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
1 2 (100.00%) MVC
1 2 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (100.00%) Telerik
1 2 (100.00%) HTML5
1 2 (100.00%) SQL Server 2014
1 2 (100.00%) Redux

SQL Server 2008
Co-occurring IT Skills in Southampton 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:

Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 2 (100.00%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 2 (100.00%) Visual Studio
Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) C# Developer
1 2 (100.00%) Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (100.00%) HTML
1 2 (100.00%) HTML5
1 2 (100.00%) Redux
Miscellaneous
1 2 (100.00%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (100.00%) MVC
Programming Languages
1 2 (100.00%) C#
1 2 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 2 (100.00%) SQL
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 2 (100.00%) Telerik