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 September 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 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft SQL Server 2008
Rank - 16 10
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 2008 0 2 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedford - 2.63% 7.14%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category - 9.09% 33.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 2 2
Average daily rate
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- £368 £205
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +79.26%
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.84% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £29.00 £19.75 £30.50
% change year-on-year
+46.83% -35.24%
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 22 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedford 22.45% 28.95% 21.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 19 6
Average daily rate £340 £300 £185
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.33% +62.16%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £276 £275 £146
10% offered a daily rate of more than £371 £385 £239
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.55 £31.00 £30.50
% change year-on-year
+8.22% +1.63%

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