The table below looks at the statistics for SQL Server 2008 skills in IT contracts advertised for the Middlesex region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SQL Server 2008 over the 3 months to 27 August 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
27 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft SQL Server 2008
Rank - - 29
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 2008 0 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Middlesex - - 0.41%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category - - 2.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 1
Median daily rate - - £350
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £29.50 £19.96
% change year-on-year
+44.06% +47.83%
SQL Server 2008
South East

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 Middlesex region.

Database & Business Intelligence Category
Middlesex
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Database & Business Intelligence category
34 29 50
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Middlesex 15.25% 13.74% 20.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 16 23
Median daily rate £360 £366 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.70% +21.98%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £256
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £448 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 1
Median hourly rate - £28.13 £50.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -44.30%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.18 £33.00 £28.50
% change year-on-year
-14.60% +15.78%

SQL Server 2008
Jobs Demand Trend in Middlesex

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Middlesex 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 Middlesex

SQL Server 2008
Daily Rate Trend in Middlesex

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

SQL Server 2008 Daily Rate Trend in Middlesex