The table below looks at the statistics for SQL Server 2008 skills in IT contracts advertised for the Durham region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SQL Server 2008 over the 3 months to 28 September 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
28 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft SQL Server 2008
Rank - 23 18
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 2008 0 2 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Durham - 1.52% 6.67%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category - 5.13% 24.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 6
Median daily rate - £200 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- -38.46%
UK excluding London median daily rate £345 £350 £333
% change year-on-year
-1.42% +5.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £29.50 £19.71
% change year-on-year
+44.06% +49.70%
SQL Server 2008
North East

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 Durham region.

Database & Business Intelligence Category
Durham
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Database & Business Intelligence category
14 39 33
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Durham 16.09% 29.55% 27.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 23 15
Median daily rate £428 £300 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+42.50% -7.69%
UK excluding London median daily rate £379 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 5
Median hourly rate £20.00 £7.25 £32.09
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+175.86% -77.40%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.32 £33.55 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+8.25% +49.11%

SQL Server 2008
Jobs Demand Trend in Durham

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Durham region citing SQL Server 2008 as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Database & Business Intelligence category.

SQL Server 2008 Jobs Demand Trend in Durham

SQL Server 2008
Daily Rate Trend in Durham

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

SQL Server 2008 Daily Rate Trend in Durham