The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Surrey 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 30 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
South East / Surrey
3 months to
30 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 87 77 64
Rank change year-on-year -10 -13  
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 2008 7 24 30
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Surrey 0.59% 1.82% 2.10%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 2.04% 7.52% 10.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 16 17
Median daily rate £425 £419 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.49% +28.84%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £358 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £499 £500 £428
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £356 £338
% change year-on-year -1.75% +5.55%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 4 3
Median hourly rate - £60.62 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +51.53%  
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 Surrey with a requirement for database and business intelligence skills.

Contract Database & Business Intelligence Skills
Surrey
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for database and business intelligence skills 343 319 278
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Surrey 28.68% 24.22% 19.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 220 204 182
Median daily rate £425 £425 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +13.33%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £330 £325 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £538 £550 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 12 6
Median hourly rate £16.00 £51.00 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -68.62% +27.50%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £32.50 £32.50
% change year-on-year +7.69% -  

SQL Server 2008
Job Vacancy Trend in Surrey

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Surrey 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 Surrey

SQL Server 2008
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Surrey

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

Contractor daily rate trend for SQL Server 2008 in Surrey

SQL Server 2008
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Surrey

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing SQL Server 2008 in Surrey over the 3 months to 30 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for SQL Server 2008 in Surrey

SQL Server 2008
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Surrey

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for SQL Server 2008 in Surrey

SQL Server 2008
Contract Job Locations in Surrey

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 Surrey region over the 3 months to 30 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Camberley +1 1 £473 -0.52%
Woking 0 1 £375 -42.30% 3
Leatherhead - 1 £425 -
Staines - 1 £525 - 1
SQL Server 2008
South East

For the 6 months to 30 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 Surrey region with a requirement for SQL Server 2008.

1 13 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 8 (61.54%) SQL
3 6 (46.15%) C#
3 6 (46.15%) .NET
3 6 (46.15%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 6 (46.15%) SQL Server 2012
4 5 (38.46%) Microsoft Azure
5 4 (30.77%) Windows Server 2008
5 4 (30.77%) .NET Framework
5 4 (30.77%) Windows
6 3 (23.08%) SOAP
6 3 (23.08%) XML
6 3 (23.08%) XSLT
6 3 (23.08%) IIS
6 3 (23.08%) T-SQL
6 3 (23.08%) BizTalk Server
6 3 (23.08%) WCF
6 3 (23.08%) Team Foundation Server
6 3 (23.08%) RESTful
6 3 (23.08%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 3 (23.08%) Clustering
6 3 (23.08%) Agile Software Development
6 3 (23.08%) Windows Server
6 3 (23.08%) Database Optimisation
6 3 (23.08%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 2 (15.38%) SQL Server 2016
7 2 (15.38%) Performance Tuning
7 2 (15.38%) Analytical Skills
7 2 (15.38%) Azure SQL Database
7 2 (15.38%) Replication

SQL Server 2008
Co-occurring IT Skills in Surrey 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 3 (23.08%) BizTalk Server
1 3 (23.08%) IIS
Applications
1 2 (15.38%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (7.69%) Postilion
Cloud Services
1 5 (38.46%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 6 (46.15%) SQL Server 2012
2 6 (46.15%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 3 (23.08%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 3 (23.08%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 2 (15.38%) Azure SQL Database
4 2 (15.38%) SQL Server 2016
5 1 (7.69%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 3 (23.08%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 2 (15.38%) Advertising
2 1 (7.69%) Banking
2 1 (7.69%) Finance
2 1 (7.69%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 6 (46.15%) DBA
1 6 (46.15%) Developer
1 6 (46.15%) SQL DBA
2 3 (23.08%) BizTalk Developer
3 2 (15.38%) .NET Developer
3 2 (15.38%) Administrator
3 2 (15.38%) C# Developer
4 1 (7.69%) Angular Developer
4 1 (7.69%) Applications Support
4 1 (7.69%) C# .NET Developer
4 1 (7.69%) C# WPF Developer
4 1 (7.69%) Consultant
4 1 (7.69%) JavaScript Developer
4 1 (7.69%) Senior DBA
4 1 (7.69%) Senior SQL DBA
4 1 (7.69%) SQL Developer
4 1 (7.69%) SQL Server DBA
4 1 (7.69%) WPF Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (46.15%) .NET
2 4 (30.77%) .NET Framework
3 3 (23.08%) RESTful
3 3 (23.08%) SOAP
3 3 (23.08%) WCF
3 3 (23.08%) XML
3 3 (23.08%) XSLT
4 1 (7.69%) Ajax
4 1 (7.69%) AngularJS
4 1 (7.69%) ASP.NET
4 1 (7.69%) ASP.NET MVC
4 1 (7.69%) ASP.NET MVC 3
4 1 (7.69%) Entity Framework
4 1 (7.69%) NHibernate
4 1 (7.69%) WinForms
4 1 (7.69%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 3 (23.08%) Clustering
2 2 (15.38%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (15.38%) Replication
3 1 (7.69%) Data Structures
3 1 (7.69%) EPoS
3 1 (7.69%) Spread Betting
Operating Systems
1 4 (30.77%) Windows
1 4 (30.77%) Windows Server 2008
2 3 (23.08%) Windows Server
3 1 (7.69%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (23.08%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (23.08%) Database Optimisation
2 2 (15.38%) Performance Tuning
3 1 (7.69%) Data Analysis
3 1 (7.69%) Data Management
3 1 (7.69%) Data Modelling
3 1 (7.69%) Database Security
3 1 (7.69%) Document Management
3 1 (7.69%) ERP
3 1 (7.69%) Migration
3 1 (7.69%) MVC
3 1 (7.69%) OO
3 1 (7.69%) Project Planning
Programming Languages
1 8 (61.54%) SQL
2 6 (46.15%) C#
3 3 (23.08%) T-SQL
4 1 (7.69%) Java
4 1 (7.69%) JavaScript
System Software
1 1 (7.69%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 1 (7.69%) Microsoft Clustering
Vendors
1 1 (7.69%) Microsoft
1 1 (7.69%) NetApp