Period
to 18 November 2017

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 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
East of England > Suffolk
6 months to
18 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 32 44 39
Rank change year-on-year +12 -5 -23
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 2008 5 5 8
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Suffolk 1.54% 1.06% 1.74%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 6.41% 4.13% 5.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 5 6
Suffolk median daily rate £475 £315 £368
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +50.79% -14.29% -2.00%
10th Percentile £431 £275 £272
90th Percentile £506 £342 £414
East of England median daily rate £400 £350 £350
% change year-on-year +14.29% - -6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Suffolk median hourly rate - - -
East of England median hourly rate - £42.50 £28.50
% change year-on-year - +49.12% +29.55%

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 Suffolk with a requirement for database or business intelligence skills.

All Database and Business Intelligence Skills
Suffolk
Contract vacancies with a requirement for database or business intelligence skills 78 121 140
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Suffolk 24.00% 25.69% 30.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 42 87 86
Suffolk median daily rate £431 £410 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.18% +2.50% -
10th Percentile £213 £266 £288
90th Percentile £551 £525 £506
East of England median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year +6.67% - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 1
Suffolk median hourly rate £27.50 - £13.50
10th Percentile £26.25 - £12.75
90th Percentile £28.75 - £14.25
East of England median hourly rate £29.50 £37.50 £32.00
% change year-on-year -21.33% +17.19% +12.28%

SQL Server 2008
Job Vacancy Trend in Suffolk

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

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 contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing SQL Server 2008 in Suffolk.

Contractor hourly rate trend for SQL Server 2008 in Suffolk

SQL Server 2008
Contract Job Locations in Suffolk

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 Suffolk region over the 6 months to 18 November 2017. 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
Ipswich +3 4 £473 +48.82%
SQL Server 2008
East of England

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 Suffolk region with a requirement for SQL Server 2008.

1 5 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 5 (100.00%) Python
1 5 (100.00%) Data Warehouse
1 5 (100.00%) ETL
1 5 (100.00%) Business Intelligence
1 5 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 5 (100.00%) Hadoop
1 5 (100.00%) Apache Hive
1 5 (100.00%) Big Data
1 5 (100.00%) Oozie
1 5 (100.00%) Impala
1 5 (100.00%) Apache Spark
2 3 (60.00%) Kalman Filter
2 3 (60.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 3 (60.00%) Analytics
3 2 (40.00%) Sqoop
3 2 (40.00%) Apache Avro
3 2 (40.00%) JSON
3 2 (40.00%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (40.00%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (40.00%) Shell Script
3 2 (40.00%) Data Modelling
3 2 (40.00%) XML
3 2 (40.00%) Hadoop YARN
3 2 (40.00%) Performance Tuning
3 2 (40.00%) Parquet
3 2 (40.00%) Data Ingestion
3 2 (40.00%) PySpark
3 2 (40.00%) Kafka
4 1 (20.00%) Cloudera

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:

Application Platforms
1 5 (100.00%) Apache Spark
Cloud Services
1 2 (40.00%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (40.00%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (100.00%) Apache Hive
1 5 (100.00%) Big Data
1 5 (100.00%) Data Warehouse
1 5 (100.00%) Hadoop
1 5 (100.00%) Impala
1 5 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 3 (60.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 2 (40.00%) Parquet
3 2 (40.00%) Sqoop
Job Titles
1 4 (80.00%) Big Data Engineer
1 4 (80.00%) Data Engineer
2 3 (60.00%) Hadoop Engineer
3 1 (20.00%) Big Data Developer
3 1 (20.00%) Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (40.00%) Apache Avro
1 2 (40.00%) JSON
1 2 (40.00%) Kafka
1 2 (40.00%) PySpark
1 2 (40.00%) XML
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (100.00%) Business Intelligence
1 5 (100.00%) ETL
2 3 (60.00%) Analytics
2 3 (60.00%) Kalman Filter
3 2 (40.00%) Data Ingestion
3 2 (40.00%) Data Modelling
3 2 (40.00%) Performance Tuning
4 1 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (20.00%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 5 (100.00%) Python
2 2 (40.00%) Shell Script
Systems Management
1 5 (100.00%) Oozie
2 2 (40.00%) Hadoop YARN
Vendors
1 5 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (20.00%) Cloudera