Period
to 16 February 2019

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 6 months to 16 February 2019 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
6 months to
16 Feb 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 111 68 77
Rank change year-on-year -43 +9 +13
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 2008 5 9 17
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Wiltshire 0.26% 0.85% 1.28%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 1.65% 4.79% 8.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 9 10
Wiltshire median daily rate £400 £355 £315
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +12.68% +12.70% +5.00%
10th Percentile £360 £87 £204
90th Percentile £425 £420 £381
South West median daily rate £400 £355 £325
% change year-on-year +12.68% +9.23% -4.41%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Wiltshire median hourly rate - - -
South West median hourly rate £41.00 £46.25 £43.00
% change year-on-year -11.35% +7.56% -57.00%

SQL Server 2008 is in the Databases and Business Intelligence category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Wiltshire with a requirement for database or business intelligence skills.

All Database and Business Intelligence Skills
Wiltshire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for database or business intelligence skills 303 188 208
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Wiltshire 15.62% 17.84% 15.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 185 142 146
Wiltshire median daily rate £463 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +8.82% +6.25% +3.23%
10th Percentile £358 £308 £257
90th Percentile £668 £575 £518
South West median daily rate £447 £418 £370
% change year-on-year +7.02% +12.84% -1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 2 0
Wiltshire median hourly rate £47.00 £27.50 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +70.91% - -
South West median hourly rate £40.00 £37.50 £40.00
% change year-on-year +6.67% -6.25% +17.65%

SQL Server 2008
Job Vacancy Trend in Wiltshire

Job postings citing SQL Server 2008 as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Wiltshire.

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 6 months to 16 February 2019. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Corsham - 4 £400 -
Swindon -22 1 £375 +5.63%
SQL Server 2008
South West

For the 6 months to 16 February 2019, IT contractor jobs citing SQL Server 2008 also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Wiltshire region with a requirement for SQL Server 2008.

1 5 (100.00%) SQL
1 5 (100.00%) T-SQL
1 5 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 5 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 5 (100.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
1 5 (100.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 4 (80.00%) Security Cleared
2 4 (80.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 4 (80.00%) Windows
2 4 (80.00%) Data Quality
2 4 (80.00%) Windows Server
2 4 (80.00%) Problem-Solving
3 3 (60.00%) DV Cleared
3 3 (60.00%) IPv4
3 3 (60.00%) BMC
3 3 (60.00%) IIS
3 3 (60.00%) Remedy ITSM
3 3 (60.00%) Remedy
3 3 (60.00%) Firewall
4 2 (40.00%) Data Protection
5 1 (20.00%) SQL Server 2014
5 1 (20.00%) SQL Server 2016
5 1 (20.00%) SC Cleared
5 1 (20.00%) SQL Server 2012
5 1 (20.00%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (20.00%) Oracle Database 12c
5 1 (20.00%) Oracle Database
5 1 (20.00%) Performance Tuning
5 1 (20.00%) Teradata
5 1 (20.00%) Oracle Database 11g

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 3 (60.00%) IIS
Business Applications
1 3 (60.00%) Remedy ITSM
Communications & Networking
1 3 (60.00%) Firewall
1 3 (60.00%) IPv4
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 5 (100.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 5 (100.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 1 (20.00%) Apache Cassandra
2 1 (20.00%) DB2
2 1 (20.00%) Hadoop
2 1 (20.00%) MySQL
2 1 (20.00%) Oracle Database
2 1 (20.00%) Oracle Database 11g
2 1 (20.00%) Oracle Database 12c
2 1 (20.00%) SAP Data Services
2 1 (20.00%) SQL Server 2012
2 1 (20.00%) SQL Server 2014
2 1 (20.00%) SQL Server 2016
Job Titles
1 3 (60.00%) Database Engineer
2 2 (40.00%) Analyst
2 2 (40.00%) Data Analyst
2 2 (40.00%) Database Analyst
2 2 (40.00%) SQL Analyst
2 2 (40.00%) SQL Data Analyst
3 1 (20.00%) Administrator
3 1 (20.00%) DBA
3 1 (20.00%) Microsoft Engineer
3 1 (20.00%) SQL Server DBA
Operating Systems
1 4 (80.00%) Windows
1 4 (80.00%) Windows Server
1 4 (80.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (20.00%) Linux
2 1 (20.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 1 (20.00%) Solaris
2 1 (20.00%) Windows Server 2012
2 1 (20.00%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (80.00%) Problem-Solving
2 2 (40.00%) Data Protection
3 1 (20.00%) Business Intelligence
3 1 (20.00%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 5 (100.00%) SQL
1 5 (100.00%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (80.00%) Security Cleared
2 3 (60.00%) DV Cleared
3 1 (20.00%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (80.00%) Data Quality
Vendors
1 5 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 3 (60.00%) BMC
2 3 (60.00%) Remedy
3 1 (20.00%) Informatica
3 1 (20.00%) Oracle
3 1 (20.00%) SAP
3 1 (20.00%) Teradata