The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Staffordshire 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 25 June 2021 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.
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 Staffordshire with a requirement for database or business intelligence skills.
Contract vacancies with a requirement for database or business intelligence skills
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Staffordshire
Number of daily rates quoted
Median daily rate (50th Percentile)
Median % change year-on-year
West Midlands median daily rate
% change year-on-year
SQL Server 2008 Job Vacancy Trend in Staffordshire
Job postings citing SQL Server 2008 as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in Staffordshire.
SQL Server 2008 Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Staffordshire
3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing SQL Server 2008 in Staffordshire.
SQL Server 2008 Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Staffordshire
3-month moving average hourly rates quoted in jobs citing SQL Server 2008 in Staffordshire.
SQL Server 2008 Contract Job Locations in Staffordshire
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 Staffordshire region over the 6 months to 25 June 2021. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.
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
SQL Server 2008 Top 25 Co-occurring IT Skills in Staffordshire
For the 6 months to 25 June 2021, 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 Staffordshire region with a requirement for SQL Server 2008.
SQL Server 2008 Co-occurring IT Skills in Staffordshire 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: