The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Suffolk 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 3 months to 27 March 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
East of England / Suffolk
3 months to
27 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank - 26 21
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 2008 0 2 8
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Suffolk - 1.06% 3.96%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category - 6.45% 12.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 5
Median daily rate - - £350
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £353 £334
% change year-on-year -0.63% +5.61%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £19.00 £42.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year -55.29% +70.00%  

SQL Server 2008 is in the database and business intelligence skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Suffolk with a requirement for database and business intelligence skills.

Contract Database & Business Intelligence Skills
Suffolk
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for database and business intelligence skills 27 31 62
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Suffolk 15.43% 16.49% 30.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 21 39
Median daily rate £400 £400 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -11.11%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £206 £325 £272
10% offered a daily rate of more than £585 £450 £513
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Median hourly rate £12.10 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £34.24 £32.50 £32.50
% change year-on-year +5.35% -  

SQL Server 2008
Job Vacancy Trend in Suffolk

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Suffolk citing SQL Server 2008 as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Database & Business Intelligence category.

Job vacancy trend for SQL Server 2008 in Suffolk

SQL Server 2008
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Suffolk

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

Contractor daily rate trend for SQL Server 2008 in Suffolk

SQL Server 2008
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Suffolk

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for SQL Server 2008 in Suffolk

SQL Server 2008
Top 11 Co-occurring IT Skills in Suffolk

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 Suffolk region with a requirement for SQL Server 2008.

1 1 (100.00%) C#
1 1 (100.00%) SQL
1 1 (100.00%) .NET
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (100.00%) ASP.NET
1 1 (100.00%) MVC
1 1 (100.00%) .NET Framework
1 1 (100.00%) Data Protection
1 1 (100.00%) Entity Framework
1 1 (100.00%) KnockoutJS
1 1 (100.00%) ASP.NET MVC 5

SQL Server 2008
Co-occurring IT Skills in Suffolk 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 1 (100.00%) SQL Server
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) .NET Developer
1 1 (100.00%) Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (100.00%) .NET
1 1 (100.00%) .NET Framework
1 1 (100.00%) ASP.NET
1 1 (100.00%) ASP.NET MVC 5
1 1 (100.00%) Entity Framework
1 1 (100.00%) KnockoutJS
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Data Protection
1 1 (100.00%) MVC
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) C#
1 1 (100.00%) SQL