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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SQL Server 2008 over the 3 months to 7 July 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
7 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft SQL Server 2008
Rank - - 14
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 2008 0 0 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Durham - - 3.51%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category - - 20.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 2
Average daily rate
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- - £303
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £340 £325
% change year-on-year
-4.41% +4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.50 £22.25 £26.00
% change year-on-year
+5.61% -14.42%
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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 Durham region.

Database & Business Intelligence Category
Durham
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Database & Business Intelligence category
39 17 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Durham 31.97% 32.08% 17.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 30 4 9
Average daily rate £305 £355 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-14.08% +18.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £220 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £525 £325
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
- +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £18.47 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £28.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -6.66%

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