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 29 July 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
29 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft SQL Server 2008
Rank - - 27
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 2008 0 0 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Middlesex - - 1.29%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category - - 6.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 3
Median daily rate - - £350
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £328 £325
% change year-on-year
+6.87% +0.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £25.75 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+16.50% +28.75%
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
35 34 45
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Middlesex 16.67% 15.89% 19.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 19 20
Median daily rate £360 £316 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.83% -9.64%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £335 £275 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £430 £400 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.44% +3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 1
Median hourly rate £45.00 £28.13 £50.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+60.00% -44.30%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £29.25 £28.50 £28.50
% change year-on-year
+2.63% -

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