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 27 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
27 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft SQL Server 2008
South West / Wiltshire
Rank 50 60 55
Rank change year-on-year +10 -5  
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 2008 11 2 8
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Wiltshire 1.72% 0.31% 1.12%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 18.03% 1.65% 9.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 2 1
Median daily rate £208 £313 £355
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -33.60% -11.97%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £353 £334
% change year-on-year -0.63% +5.61%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
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 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 61 121 86
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Wiltshire 9.53% 18.56% 12.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 39 82 62
Median daily rate £400 £400 £400
90% offered a daily rate of more than £208 £275 £249
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £543
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +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 £34.24 £32.50 £32.50
% change year-on-year +5.35% -  

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 Daily Rate Histogram in Wiltshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing SQL Server 2008 in Wiltshire over the 3 months to 27 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for SQL Server 2008 in Wiltshire

SQL Server 2008
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Wiltshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor 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 27 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
Chippenham - 4 £350 -
Swindon +2 3 £358 +19.16%
SQL Server 2008
South West

SQL Server 2008
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wiltshire

For the 6 months to 27 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 Wiltshire region with a requirement for SQL Server 2008.

1 14 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 11 (78.57%) Microsoft
3 10 (71.43%) Windows
4 9 (64.29%) MS Excel
4 9 (64.29%) Migration
4 9 (64.29%) Windows Server
5 7 (50.00%) Team Foundation Server
5 7 (50.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 7 (50.00%) SQL
6 6 (42.86%) C#
6 6 (42.86%) .NET
6 6 (42.86%) Visual Studio
6 6 (42.86%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 6 (42.86%) ETL
6 6 (42.86%) SQL Server 2012
7 5 (35.71%) Windows Server 2012
7 5 (35.71%) High Availability
7 5 (35.71%) Issue Tracking
7 5 (35.71%) SQL Server 2014
7 5 (35.71%) Data Migration
7 5 (35.71%) Data Cleansing
7 5 (35.71%) MS Access
7 5 (35.71%) ERP
7 5 (35.71%) PHP
7 5 (35.71%) SAP
7 5 (35.71%) T-SQL
8 4 (28.57%) Oracle
8 4 (28.57%) Crystal Reports
8 4 (28.57%) MS Office
8 4 (28.57%) MS Exchange

SQL Server 2008
Top Related 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 (28.57%) Exchange Server 2010
1 4 (28.57%) MS Exchange
2 1 (7.14%) IIS
2 1 (7.14%) SharePoint
2 1 (7.14%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 9 (64.29%) MS Excel
2 4 (28.57%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 4 (28.57%) Pegasus Opera
2 2 (14.29%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (7.14%) SAP CRM
3 1 (7.14%) SAP ERP
3 1 (7.14%) SAP SCM
Communications & Networking
1 4 (28.57%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 7 (50.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 6 (42.86%) SQL Server 2012
3 6 (42.86%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 5 (35.71%) MS Access
4 5 (35.71%) SQL Server 2014
5 4 (28.57%) Crystal Reports
5 4 (28.57%) Oracle Reports
6 1 (7.14%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
6 1 (7.14%) Data Warehouse
6 1 (7.14%) SAP BW
Development Applications
1 7 (50.00%) Team Foundation Server
2 6 (42.86%) Visual Studio
3 1 (7.14%) Git (software)
3 1 (7.14%) Jenkins
3 1 (7.14%) NuGet
3 1 (7.14%) ReSharper
3 1 (7.14%) Subversion
3 1 (7.14%) TortoiseSVN
3 1 (7.14%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 1 (7.14%) Advertising
1 1 (7.14%) Finance
1 1 (7.14%) Retail
Job Titles
1 6 (42.86%) Developer
2 5 (35.71%) DBA
3 4 (28.57%) Database Developer
3 4 (28.57%) ERP Support
3 4 (28.57%) IT Support
3 4 (28.57%) SAP Support
3 4 (28.57%) Systems Support
4 2 (14.29%) Administrator
4 2 (14.29%) SQL DBA
5 1 (7.14%) .NET Developer
5 1 (7.14%) Data Warehouse Developer
5 1 (7.14%) SQL Database Developer
5 1 (7.14%) SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (42.86%) .NET
2 1 (7.14%) .NET Framework
2 1 (7.14%) AngularJS
2 1 (7.14%) ASP.NET
2 1 (7.14%) ASP.NET MVC
2 1 (7.14%) Entity Framework
2 1 (7.14%) HTML
2 1 (7.14%) HTML5
2 1 (7.14%) jQuery
2 1 (7.14%) LINQ
2 1 (7.14%) Razor View Engine
2 1 (7.14%) RESTful
2 1 (7.14%) SOAP
2 1 (7.14%) Twitter Bootstrap
2 1 (7.14%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 1 (7.14%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 10 (71.43%) Windows
2 9 (64.29%) Windows Server
3 5 (35.71%) Windows Server 2012
4 4 (28.57%) Windows 7
4 4 (28.57%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (64.29%) Migration
2 6 (42.86%) ETL
3 5 (35.71%) Data Cleansing
3 5 (35.71%) Data Migration
3 5 (35.71%) ERP
3 5 (35.71%) High Availability
3 5 (35.71%) Issue Tracking
4 3 (21.43%) CRM
5 2 (14.29%) Business Intelligence
5 2 (14.29%) Data Management
5 2 (14.29%) Data Modelling
5 2 (14.29%) Time Management
6 1 (7.14%) Agile Software Development
6 1 (7.14%) Capacity Planning
6 1 (7.14%) Continuous Integration
6 1 (7.14%) Disaster Recovery
6 1 (7.14%) E-Commerce
6 1 (7.14%) MVC
6 1 (7.14%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 7 (50.00%) SQL
2 6 (42.86%) C#
3 5 (35.71%) PHP
3 5 (35.71%) T-SQL
4 1 (7.14%) JavaScript
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (28.57%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 4 (28.57%) Active Directory
1 4 (28.57%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 11 (78.57%) Microsoft
2 5 (35.71%) SAP
3 4 (28.57%) Oracle
3 4 (28.57%) Pegasus
3 4 (28.57%) QAD
3 4 (28.57%) VMware