The table below looks at the statistics for SQL Server 2008 skills in IT contracts advertised for the Bedford region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SQL Server 2008 over the 3 months to 3 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft SQL Server 2008
Rank - - 9
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 2008 0 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedford - - 3.85%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category - - 12.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 1
Average daily rate
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- - £185
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £340 £325
% change year-on-year
-4.41% +4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.50 £22.50 £26.00
% change year-on-year
+4.44% -13.46%
SQL Server 2008
Bedfordshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Database & Business Intelligence category in contract jobs advertised in the Bedford region.

Database & Business Intelligence Category
Bedford
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Database & Business Intelligence category
11 19 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedford 22.92% 29.69% 30.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 15 5
Average daily rate £375 £275 £240
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+36.36% +14.58%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £213 £185
10% offered a daily rate of more than £420 £300 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
- +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £40.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £28.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+5.26% -5.00%

SQL Server 2008
Jobs Demand Trend in Bedford

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing SQL Server 2008 across the Bedford region as a proportion of the total demand within the Database & Business Intelligence category.

SQL Server 2008 Jobs Demand Trend in Bedford

SQL Server 2008
Daily Rate Trend in Bedford

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

SQL Server 2008 Daily Rate Trend in Bedford