The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Wiltshire 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 25 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
South West / Wiltshire
3 months to
25 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 60 61 55
Rank change year-on-year +1 -6  
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 2008 2 6 3
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Wiltshire 0.30% 0.92% 0.47%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 2.17% 5.13% 2.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 4 3
Median daily rate £338 £400 £310
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -15.62% +29.03%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £328 £288 £282
10% offered a daily rate of more than £348 £435 £374
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 £30.00 £23.50
% change year-on-year +35.00% +27.65%  

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 Wiltshire with a requirement for database and business intelligence skills.

Contract Database & Business Intelligence Skills
Wiltshire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for database and business intelligence skills 92 117 106
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Wiltshire 13.94% 18.00% 16.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 62 80 86
Median daily rate £390 £420 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -7.14% +20.00%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £313 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £510 £600 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £383 £350
% change year-on-year +4.57% +9.28%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 2
Median hourly rate - £44.25 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +96.66%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £38.00 £30.50 £26.00
% change year-on-year +24.59% +17.30%  

SQL Server 2008
Job Vacancy Trend in Wiltshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Wiltshire 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 Wiltshire

SQL Server 2008
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Wiltshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for SQL Server 2008 in Wiltshire

SQL Server 2008
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Wiltshire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for SQL Server 2008 in Wiltshire

SQL Server 2008
Contract Job Locations in Wiltshire

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 Wiltshire region over the 3 months to 25 June 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
Corsham - 1 £350 -
SQL Server 2008
South West

For the 6 months to 25 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 Wiltshire region with a requirement for SQL Server 2008.

1 13 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 10 (76.92%) Microsoft
3 9 (69.23%) Windows
3 9 (69.23%) Windows Server
4 8 (61.54%) SQL
4 8 (61.54%) Migration
5 7 (53.85%) SQL Server 2012
6 6 (46.15%) Team Foundation Server
6 6 (46.15%) .NET
7 5 (38.46%) Oracle
7 5 (38.46%) T-SQL
7 5 (38.46%) C#
7 5 (38.46%) Visual Studio
7 5 (38.46%) Oracle Reports
7 5 (38.46%) VMware
7 5 (38.46%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 5 (38.46%) Windows Server 2012
8 4 (30.77%) Issue Tracking
8 4 (30.77%) SQL Server 2014
8 4 (30.77%) Windows 7
8 4 (30.77%) Exchange Server 2010
8 4 (30.77%) High Availability
8 4 (30.77%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 4 (30.77%) Data Migration
8 4 (30.77%) Data Cleansing
8 4 (30.77%) VMware Infrastructure
8 4 (30.77%) Windows Server 2008
8 4 (30.77%) Wi-Fi
8 4 (30.77%) Active Directory
8 4 (30.77%) Pegasus

SQL Server 2008
Co-occurring IT Skills in Wiltshire 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 4 (30.77%) Exchange Server 2010
1 4 (30.77%) MS Exchange
2 1 (7.69%) IIS
Applications
1 4 (30.77%) Microsoft Excel
1 4 (30.77%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 4 (30.77%) Pegasus Opera
2 1 (7.69%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (7.69%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 4 (30.77%) Wi-Fi
2 1 (7.69%) PuTTY
2 1 (7.69%) WinSCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 7 (53.85%) SQL Server 2012
3 5 (38.46%) Oracle Reports
3 5 (38.46%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 4 (30.77%) Crystal Reports
4 4 (30.77%) MS Access
4 4 (30.77%) SQL Server 2014
4 4 (30.77%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (7.69%) Oracle Database
5 1 (7.69%) Oracle Database 10g
5 1 (7.69%) Oracle Database 11g
5 1 (7.69%) Power BI
5 1 (7.69%) Relational Database
5 1 (7.69%) SQL Server 2005
5 1 (7.69%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 6 (46.15%) Team Foundation Server
2 5 (38.46%) Visual Studio
3 2 (15.38%) Jenkins
4 1 (7.69%) Ant
4 1 (7.69%) Eclipse
4 1 (7.69%) Git (software)
4 1 (7.69%) HP UFT
4 1 (7.69%) LoadRunner
4 1 (7.69%) NuGet
4 1 (7.69%) Oracle APEX
4 1 (7.69%) ReSharper
4 1 (7.69%) Selenium
4 1 (7.69%) SoapUI
4 1 (7.69%) SpecFlow
4 1 (7.69%) Subversion
4 1 (7.69%) TeamCity
4 1 (7.69%) TestNG
4 1 (7.69%) Toad
4 1 (7.69%) TortoiseSVN
4 1 (7.69%) VSS/SourceSafe
Job Titles
1 5 (38.46%) Developer
2 4 (30.77%) DBA
2 4 (30.77%) ERP Support
2 4 (30.77%) IT Support
2 4 (30.77%) SAP Support
2 4 (30.77%) Systems Support
3 3 (23.08%) Database Developer
4 2 (15.38%) SQL DBA
4 2 (15.38%) SQL Developer
5 1 (7.69%) .NET Developer
5 1 (7.69%) Administrator
5 1 (7.69%) Analyst
5 1 (7.69%) QA Analyst
5 1 (7.69%) Quality Analyst
5 1 (7.69%) SQL Database Developer
5 1 (7.69%) SQL Server Developer
5 1 (7.69%) SSRS Developer
5 1 (7.69%) T-SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (46.15%) .NET
2 2 (15.38%) Web Services
3 1 (7.69%) .NET Framework
3 1 (7.69%) AngularJS
3 1 (7.69%) ASP.NET
3 1 (7.69%) ASP.NET MVC
3 1 (7.69%) Entity Framework
3 1 (7.69%) HTML
3 1 (7.69%) HTML5
3 1 (7.69%) jQuery
3 1 (7.69%) LINQ
3 1 (7.69%) Razor View Engine
3 1 (7.69%) RESTful
3 1 (7.69%) SOAP
3 1 (7.69%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 1 (7.69%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 9 (69.23%) Windows
1 9 (69.23%) Windows Server
2 5 (38.46%) Windows Server 2012
3 4 (30.77%) Windows 7
3 4 (30.77%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (7.69%) Linux
4 1 (7.69%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (61.54%) Migration
2 4 (30.77%) Data Cleansing
2 4 (30.77%) Data Migration
2 4 (30.77%) ERP
2 4 (30.77%) ETL
2 4 (30.77%) High Availability
2 4 (30.77%) Issue Tracking
3 2 (15.38%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (15.38%) Continuous Integration
3 2 (15.38%) Data Management
3 2 (15.38%) Time Management
4 1 (7.69%) Business Intelligence
4 1 (7.69%) CRM
4 1 (7.69%) Data Modelling
4 1 (7.69%) Integration Testing
4 1 (7.69%) MVC
4 1 (7.69%) Performance Testing
4 1 (7.69%) Regression Testing
4 1 (7.69%) Scrum
4 1 (7.69%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 8 (61.54%) SQL
2 5 (38.46%) C#
2 5 (38.46%) T-SQL
3 4 (30.77%) PHP
4 1 (7.69%) F#
4 1 (7.69%) Java
4 1 (7.69%) JavaScript
4 1 (7.69%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 1 (7.69%) ISEB
1 1 (7.69%) ISEB Practitioner
1 1 (7.69%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (30.77%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 1 (7.69%) QA
System Software
1 4 (30.77%) Active Directory
1 4 (30.77%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (7.69%) Virtual Machines
2 1 (7.69%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 1 (7.69%) vRealize
Vendors
1 10 (76.92%) Microsoft
2 5 (38.46%) Oracle
2 5 (38.46%) VMware
3 4 (30.77%) Pegasus
3 4 (30.77%) QAD
3 4 (30.77%) SAP
4 1 (7.69%) HP
4 1 (7.69%) Red Hat