The table below looks at the statistics for SQL Server 2008 skills in IT contracts advertised for the Home Counties 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 30 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
30 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft SQL Server 2008
Rank - 11 -
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 2008 0 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the Home Counties - 4.55% -
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category - 12.50% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Average daily rate
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UK excluding London average daily rate £330 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+1.53% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.00 £20.00 £26.00
% change year-on-year
+30.00% -23.07%
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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 Home Counties region.

Database & Business Intelligence Category
Home Counties
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Database & Business Intelligence category
8 8 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the Home Counties 40.00% 36.36% 25.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 2 4
Average daily rate £425 £468 £500
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-9.09% -6.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £413 £310
10% offered a daily rate of more than £700 £523 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 4
Average hourly rate - - £22.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £28.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+5.26% -5.00%

SQL Server 2008
Jobs Demand Trend in the Home Counties

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing SQL Server 2008 across the Home Counties region as a proportion of the total demand within the Database & Business Intelligence category.

SQL Server 2008 Jobs Demand Trend in the Home Counties

SQL Server 2008
Daily Rate Trend in the Home Counties

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

SQL Server 2008 Daily Rate Trend in the Home Counties