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 30 July 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
30 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft SQL Server 2008
Rank - 23 13
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 2008 0 6 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Durham - 4.65% 8.43%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category - 13.04% 31.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 4 5
Median daily rate - £273 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- -16.15%
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £329 £325
% change year-on-year
+6.46% +1.15%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £23.50 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+27.65% +17.50%
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
10 46 22
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Durham 9.80% 35.66% 26.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 34 10
Median daily rate £300 £300 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- -7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £93 £284 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £385 £338 £355
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.44% +3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Median hourly rate £12.00 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.50 £28.06 £28.50
% change year-on-year
+1.55% -1.53%

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