The table below looks at the statistics for SQL Server 2008 skills in IT contracts advertised for the County Antrim 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 31 August 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
31 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft SQL Server 2008
Rank - - 20
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 2008 0 0 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in County Antrim - - 2.61%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category - - 23.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Average daily rate
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UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.61% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £29.50 £19.50 £30.50
% change year-on-year
+51.28% -36.06%
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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 County Antrim region.

Database & Business Intelligence Category
County Antrim
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Database & Business Intelligence category
19 30 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in County Antrim 33.93% 29.13% 11.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 17 7
Average daily rate £200 £298 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-32.77% -8.46%
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £17.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.55 £30.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+11.83% -7.69%

SQL Server 2008
Jobs Demand Trend in County Antrim

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

SQL Server 2008 Jobs Demand Trend in County Antrim

SQL Server 2008
Daily Rate Trend in County Antrim

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

SQL Server 2008 Daily Rate Trend in County Antrim

SQL Server 2008
Hourly Rate Trend in County Antrim

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

SQL Server 2008 Hourly Rate Trend in County Antrim