The table below looks at the statistics for SQL Server 2008 skills in IT contracts advertised for the East Anglia region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SQL Server 2008 over the 3 months to 3 December 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
3 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft SQL Server 2008
Rank - - 7
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 2008 0 0 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in East Anglia - - 8.70%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category - - 40.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 2
Median daily rate - - £400
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.50 £22.50 £31.10
% change year-on-year
+80.00% -27.64%
SQL Server 2008
East of England

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 East Anglia region.

Database & Business Intelligence Category
East Anglia
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Database & Business Intelligence category
0 1 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in East Anglia - 12.50% 21.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 5
Median daily rate - £175 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- -53.33%
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £363
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +6.89%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £38.00 £25.75 £31.40
% change year-on-year
+47.57% -17.99%

SQL Server 2008
Jobs Demand Trend in East Anglia

The demand trend of contract jobs across the East Anglia 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 East Anglia

SQL Server 2008
Daily Rate Trend in East Anglia

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing SQL Server 2008 across the East Anglia region.

SQL Server 2008 Daily Rate Trend in East Anglia