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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SQL Server 2008 over the 3 months to 22 May 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
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft SQL Server 2008
Rank - 13 6
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 2008 0 3 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in East Anglia - 5.08% 6.25%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category - 30.00% 12.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 3 1
Average daily rate
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- £425 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +54.54%
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 £21.00 £27.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
-22.22% -16.92%
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
3 10 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in East Anglia 20.00% 16.95% 50.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 5 7
Average daily rate £400 £450 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-11.11% +50.00%
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.33 £34.75 £28.25
% change year-on-year
-27.10% +23.00%

SQL Server 2008
Jobs Demand Trend in East Anglia

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing SQL Server 2008 across the East Anglia region as a proportion of the total demand within 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