The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Swindon 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 22 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.

3 months to
22 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft SQL Server 2008
Wiltshire / Swindon
Rank 37 46 38
Rank change year-on-year +9 -8  
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 2008 3 1 7
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Swindon 0.88% 0.30% 1.73%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 8.33% 1.69% 13.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 0
Median daily rate £358 £300 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +19.16% -  
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £340
% change year-on-year - +2.94%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £19.00 £51.56 £25.00
% change year-on-year -63.14% +106.23%  

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 Swindon with a requirement for database and business intelligence skills.

Contract Database & Business Intelligence Skills
Swindon
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for database and business intelligence skills 36 59 52
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Swindon 10.53% 17.77% 12.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 42 36
Median daily rate £425 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% -  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £275 £315
10% offered a daily rate of more than £515 £525 £650
UK excluding London median daily rate £395 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +1.93% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 2
Median hourly rate - £11.00 £19.88
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -44.65%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.25 £33.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year -8.33% +1.53%  

SQL Server 2008
Job Vacancy Trend in Swindon

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Swindon 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 Swindon

SQL Server 2008
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Swindon

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

Contractor daily rate trend for SQL Server 2008 in Swindon

SQL Server 2008
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Swindon

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for SQL Server 2008 in Swindon

SQL Server 2008
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Swindon

For the 6 months to 22 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 Swindon region with a requirement for SQL Server 2008.

1 4 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 2 (50.00%) SQL
2 2 (50.00%) Data Management
2 2 (50.00%) Time Management
2 2 (50.00%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (25.00%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (25.00%) AngularJS
3 1 (25.00%) Jenkins
3 1 (25.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
3 1 (25.00%) SharePoint 2013
3 1 (25.00%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
3 1 (25.00%) Git (software)
3 1 (25.00%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (25.00%) RESTful
3 1 (25.00%) TortoiseSVN
3 1 (25.00%) ASP.NET MVC
3 1 (25.00%) Capacity Planning
3 1 (25.00%) HTML5
3 1 (25.00%) Waterfall
3 1 (25.00%) Entity Framework
3 1 (25.00%) Razor View Engine
3 1 (25.00%) NuGet
3 1 (25.00%) Subversion
3 1 (25.00%) SAP SCM
3 1 (25.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (25.00%) .NET Framework
3 1 (25.00%) ReSharper
3 1 (25.00%) SAP ERP
3 1 (25.00%) LINQ

SQL Server 2008
Top Related IT Skills in Swindon 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 1 (25.00%) IIS
1 1 (25.00%) SharePoint
1 1 (25.00%) SharePoint 2013
Business Applications
1 1 (25.00%) SAP CRM
1 1 (25.00%) SAP ERP
1 1 (25.00%) SAP SCM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 2 (50.00%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (25.00%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
3 1 (25.00%) SAP BW
3 1 (25.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 1 (25.00%) Git (software)
1 1 (25.00%) Jenkins
1 1 (25.00%) NuGet
1 1 (25.00%) ReSharper
1 1 (25.00%) Subversion
1 1 (25.00%) Team Foundation Server
1 1 (25.00%) TortoiseSVN
1 1 (25.00%) Visual Studio
1 1 (25.00%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 1 (25.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 3 (75.00%) DBA
2 2 (50.00%) SQL DBA
3 1 (25.00%) .NET Developer
3 1 (25.00%) Administrator
3 1 (25.00%) Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (25.00%) .NET
1 1 (25.00%) .NET Framework
1 1 (25.00%) AngularJS
1 1 (25.00%) ASP.NET
1 1 (25.00%) ASP.NET MVC
1 1 (25.00%) Entity Framework
1 1 (25.00%) HTML
1 1 (25.00%) HTML5
1 1 (25.00%) jQuery
1 1 (25.00%) LINQ
1 1 (25.00%) Razor View Engine
1 1 (25.00%) RESTful
1 1 (25.00%) SOAP
1 1 (25.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
1 1 (25.00%) Web Services
Operating Systems
1 1 (25.00%) Windows
1 1 (25.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (50.00%) Data Management
1 2 (50.00%) Time Management
2 1 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (25.00%) Business Intelligence
2 1 (25.00%) Capacity Planning
2 1 (25.00%) Continuous Integration
2 1 (25.00%) CRM
2 1 (25.00%) Disaster Recovery
2 1 (25.00%) E-Commerce
2 1 (25.00%) ERP
2 1 (25.00%) MVC
2 1 (25.00%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 2 (50.00%) SQL
2 1 (25.00%) C#
2 1 (25.00%) JavaScript
Vendors
1 1 (25.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (25.00%) SAP