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 27 February 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
27 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft SQL Server 2008
Rank - - 9
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 2008 0 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the Home Counties - - 2.70%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category - - 25.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Average daily rate
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UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £313
% change year-on-year
+7.69% +4.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £28.69 £32.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-11.72% +18.18%
SQL Server 2008
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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
3 5 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the Home Counties 30.00% 20.00% 10.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 5 0
Average daily rate £450 £375 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+20.00% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £370 £340 £338
% change year-on-year
+8.82% +0.74%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £31.50 £28.75
% change year-on-year
+11.11% +9.56%

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