The first table below looks at the demand for SQL Server 2008 skills in IT contracts advertised for the Durham 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 23 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Database & Business Intelligence category for the Durham region.

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
23 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft SQL Server 2008
Rank 13 16 12
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -4
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 2008 7 1 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Durham 8.86% 1.69% 4.65%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 30.43% 14.29% 21.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 1 0
Average daily rate
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£325 £275 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+18.18% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £325 £325
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £26.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-23.07% -25.71%
Database & Business Intelligence Category
Durham
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Database & Business Intelligence category
23 7 19
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Durham 29.11% 11.86% 22.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 6 9
Average daily rate £325 £300 £330
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.33% -9.09%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £318 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £372 £325 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £13.73
UK excluding London average hourly rate £28.00 £30.00 £30.20
% change year-on-year
-6.66% -0.66%
SQL Server 2008
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SQL Server 2008
Jobs Demand Trend in Durham

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing SQL Server 2008 across the Durham region as a proportion of the total demand within 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

SQL Server 2008
Top 29 Related IT Skills in Durham

For the 6 months to 23 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Durham region citing SQL Server 2008 also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited SQL Server 2008.

1 7 (100.00%) C#
1 7 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 7 (100.00%) SQL
1 7 (100.00%) T-SQL
1 7 (100.00%) .NET
1 7 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 7 (100.00%) ASP.NET
1 7 (100.00%) XML
1 7 (100.00%) SharePoint
1 7 (100.00%) Extranet
1 7 (100.00%) B2B
1 7 (100.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
1 7 (100.00%) InfoPath
1 7 (100.00%) jQuery
1 7 (100.00%) SharePoint 2010
2 5 (71.43%) Microsoft
3 4 (57.14%) Finance
3 4 (57.14%) REST
3 4 (57.14%) HTTP
3 4 (57.14%) Web Services
4 2 (28.57%) MS Excel
4 2 (28.57%) Business Intelligence
4 2 (28.57%) Database Security
4 2 (28.57%) Capacity Planning
4 2 (28.57%) .NET Framework
5 1 (14.29%) Publishing
5 1 (14.29%) Information Management
5 1 (14.29%) Data Modelling
5 1 (14.29%) MS Office

SQL Server 2008
Top Related IT Skills in Durham by Category

For the 6 months to 23 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Durham region citing SQL Server 2008 also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited SQL Server 2008. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 7 (100.00%) SharePoint
1 7 (100.00%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 7 (100.00%) InfoPath
2 2 (28.57%) MS Excel
3 1 (14.29%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 7 (100.00%) Extranet
2 4 (57.14%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 7 (100.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
General
1 4 (57.14%) Finance
2 1 (14.29%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 7 (100.00%) Developer
1 7 (100.00%) SharePoint Developer
2 1 (14.29%) SharePoint Administrator
2 1 (14.29%) Programmer
2 1 (14.29%) Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (100.00%) .NET
1 7 (100.00%) ASP.NET
1 7 (100.00%) XML
1 7 (100.00%) jQuery
2 4 (57.14%) REST
2 4 (57.14%) Web Services
3 2 (28.57%) .NET Framework
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (100.00%) B2B
2 2 (28.57%) Business Intelligence
2 2 (28.57%) Capacity Planning
2 2 (28.57%) Database Security
3 1 (14.29%) Data Modelling
3 1 (14.29%) Information Management
Programming Languages
1 7 (100.00%) C#
1 7 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 7 (100.00%) SQL
1 7 (100.00%) T-SQL
Vendors
1 5 (71.43%) Microsoft