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 January 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 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft SQL Server 2008
Rank - - 8
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 2008 0 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the Home Counties - - 3.33%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category - - 50.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Average daily rate
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UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £325 £313
% change year-on-year
+4.61% +4.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £28.69 £31.00 £25.25
% change year-on-year
-7.45% +22.77%
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
2 1 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the Home Counties 16.67% 7.69% 6.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 0
Average daily rate £450 £375 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+20.00% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £335
% change year-on-year
+3.57% +4.47%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.50 £27.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+21.81% -8.33%

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