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 23 June 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
Wiltshire / Swindon
3 months to
23 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank - 40 40
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 2008 0 4 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Swindon - 1.15% 0.28%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category - 6.56% 2.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 2 1
Median daily rate - £345 £310
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +11.29%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £330
% change year-on-year - +6.06%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.50 £26.00 £23.25
% change year-on-year +55.76% +11.82%  

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 51 61 50
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Swindon 15.27% 17.58% 13.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 38 51 42
Median daily rate £390 £420 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -7.14% +12.00%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £301 £315 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £528
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £350
% change year-on-year +3.22% +10.71%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Median hourly rate - £44.25 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £38.00 £30.35 £26.00
% change year-on-year +25.19% +16.74%  

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for SQL Server 2008 in Swindon

For the 6 months to 23 June 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 3 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 2 (66.67%) SQL
2 2 (66.67%) Time Management
2 2 (66.67%) Data Management
2 2 (66.67%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (33.33%) AngularJS
3 1 (33.33%) Jenkins
3 1 (33.33%) Twitter Bootstrap
3 1 (33.33%) Subversion
3 1 (33.33%) .NET Framework
3 1 (33.33%) ReSharper
3 1 (33.33%) LINQ
3 1 (33.33%) jQuery
3 1 (33.33%) Continuous Integration
3 1 (33.33%) Git (software)
3 1 (33.33%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (33.33%) RESTful
3 1 (33.33%) TortoiseSVN
3 1 (33.33%) ASP.NET MVC
3 1 (33.33%) HTML5
3 1 (33.33%) Waterfall
3 1 (33.33%) Entity Framework
3 1 (33.33%) Razor View Engine
3 1 (33.33%) NuGet
3 1 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (33.33%) MVC
3 1 (33.33%) .NET
3 1 (33.33%) C#
3 1 (33.33%) HTML
3 1 (33.33%) JavaScript

SQL Server 2008
Co-occurring 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 (33.33%) IIS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 2 (66.67%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 1 (33.33%) Git (software)
1 1 (33.33%) Jenkins
1 1 (33.33%) NuGet
1 1 (33.33%) ReSharper
1 1 (33.33%) Subversion
1 1 (33.33%) Team Foundation Server
1 1 (33.33%) TortoiseSVN
1 1 (33.33%) Visual Studio
1 1 (33.33%) VSS/SourceSafe
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) DBA
1 2 (66.67%) SQL DBA
2 1 (33.33%) .NET Developer
2 1 (33.33%) Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (33.33%) .NET
1 1 (33.33%) .NET Framework
1 1 (33.33%) AngularJS
1 1 (33.33%) ASP.NET
1 1 (33.33%) ASP.NET MVC
1 1 (33.33%) Entity Framework
1 1 (33.33%) HTML
1 1 (33.33%) HTML5
1 1 (33.33%) jQuery
1 1 (33.33%) LINQ
1 1 (33.33%) Razor View Engine
1 1 (33.33%) RESTful
1 1 (33.33%) SOAP
1 1 (33.33%) Twitter Bootstrap
1 1 (33.33%) Web Services
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) Data Management
1 2 (66.67%) Time Management
2 1 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (33.33%) Continuous Integration
2 1 (33.33%) MVC
2 1 (33.33%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 2 (66.67%) SQL
2 1 (33.33%) C#
2 1 (33.33%) JavaScript