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 1 March 2017 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
1 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft SQL Server 2008
North East / Durham
Rank - - 16
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 2008 0 0 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Durham - - 2.00%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category - - 9.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 2
Median daily rate - - £375
UK excluding London median daily rate £360 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £19.00 £51.56 £28.69
% change year-on-year
-63.14% +79.70%

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
15 24 22
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Durham 15.96% 28.92% 22.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 10 14
Median daily rate £325 £388 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-16.12% -3.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £285 £350 £293
10% offered a daily rate of more than £403 £538 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Median hourly rate - - £15.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £32.50 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -

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