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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SQL Server 2008 over the 3 months to 3 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
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft SQL Server 2008
Rank - 27 25
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 2008 0 3 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Middlesex - 1.30% 0.86%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category - 8.57% 5.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 3 1
Average daily rate
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- £350 £250
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +40.00%
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 £23.50 £22.50 £26.00
% change year-on-year
+4.44% -13.46%
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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 Middlesex region.

Database & Business Intelligence Category
Middlesex
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Database & Business Intelligence category
33 35 36
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Middlesex 16.84% 15.15% 15.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 17 23
Average daily rate £315 £350 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.00% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £270 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £395 £501 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
- +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 1
Average hourly rate £28.13 £50.50 £17.13
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-44.30% +194.80%
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 Middlesex

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