Period
to 25 June 2021

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.

Microsoft SQL Server 2008
West Midlands > Staffordshire
6 months to
25 Jun 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 19 - 29
Rank change year-on-year - +29 +6
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 2008 1 0 1
As % of all contract jobs advertised in Staffordshire 0.82% - 0.55%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 5.26% - 2.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 1
10th Percentile " " "
25th Percentile £581 " £313
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £588 - £325
75th Percentile £594 " £338
90th Percentile " " "
West Midlands median daily rate £588 £350 £375
% change year-on-year +67.86% -6.67% +3.45%

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.

All Database and Business Intelligence Skills
Staffordshire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for database or business intelligence skills 19 13 38
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Staffordshire 15.57% 14.44% 20.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 6 23
10th Percentile £276 £263 £260
25th Percentile £300 £273 £313
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £350 £355 £338
Median % change year-on-year -1.41% +5.19% +3.85%
75th Percentile £413 £441 £391
90th Percentile £530 £638 £424
West Midlands median daily rate £438 £450 £435
% change year-on-year -2.78% +3.45% +5.45%

SQL Server 2008
Job Vacancy Trend in Staffordshire

Job postings citing SQL Server 2008 as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in Staffordshire.

Job vacancy trend for SQL Server 2008 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.

Daily rate trend for 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.

Hourly rate trend for 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.

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
Burton-upon-Trent - 1 £588 -
SQL Server 2008
West Midlands

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.

1 1 (100.00%) SQL
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (100.00%) ETL
1 1 (100.00%) Business Intelligence
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (100.00%) Multidimensional Analysis
1 1 (100.00%) Stakeholder Management
1 1 (100.00%) Data Management
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft Analysis Services
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
1 1 (100.00%) Artificial Intelligence
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 1 (100.00%) MDX
1 1 (100.00%) QA
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
1 1 (100.00%) Azure
1 1 (100.00%) Machine Learning
1 1 (100.00%) Power BI
1 1 (100.00%) Data Lake
1 1 (100.00%) Azure Data Factory
1 1 (100.00%) Technical Leadership
1 1 (100.00%) Power Platform
1 1 (100.00%) Azure Synapse Analytics
1 1 (100.00%) Social Skills
1 1 (100.00%) Presentation Skills

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:

Cloud Services
1 1 (100.00%) Azure
1 1 (100.00%) Azure Data Factory
1 1 (100.00%) Azure Synapse Analytics
1 1 (100.00%) Power Platform
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (100.00%) Data Lake
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft Analysis Services
1 1 (100.00%) Power BI
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
General
1 1 (100.00%) Presentation Skills
1 1 (100.00%) Social Skills
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Head of Business Intelligence
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (100.00%) MDX
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Artificial Intelligence
1 1 (100.00%) Business Intelligence
1 1 (100.00%) Data Management
1 1 (100.00%) ETL
1 1 (100.00%) Machine Learning
1 1 (100.00%) Multidimensional Analysis
1 1 (100.00%) Stakeholder Management
1 1 (100.00%) Technical Leadership
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (100.00%) QA
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft