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 26 August 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
26 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft SQL Server 2008
Rank - 25 13
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 2008 0 4 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Durham - 2.80% 7.84%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category - 8.70% 27.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 2 6
Median daily rate - £210 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- -35.38%
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £31.25 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+36.00% +56.25%
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
18 46 29
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Durham 15.93% 32.17% 28.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 28 13
Median daily rate £428 £300 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+42.50% -7.69%
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 3
Median hourly rate £20.00 - £31.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.18 £33.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-14.60% +32.00%

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