The table below looks at the statistics for MSDE skills in IT contracts advertised for the North West region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited MSDE over the 3 months to 30 April 2016 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.

3 months to
30 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Data Engine (MSDE)
Rank - - 139
Contract jobs citing MSDE 0 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West - - 0.032%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category - - 0.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 1
Average daily rate - - £310
UK excluding London average daily rate - - £310
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
MSDE
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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 North West region.

Database & Business Intelligence Category
North West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Database & Business Intelligence category
802 929 663
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 19.94% 23.74% 21.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 510 560 377
Average daily rate £375 £400 £340
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.25% +17.64%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £275 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £613 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 29 18 23
Average hourly rate £33.75 £35.00 £37.49
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-3.57% -6.64%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.00 £14.50 £13.60
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.10 £46.09 £136.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £34.00 £32.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+4.61% -7.14%

MSDE
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing MSDE across the North West region as a proportion of the total demand within the Database & Business Intelligence category.

MSDE Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

MSDE
Daily Rate Trend in the North West

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing MSDE across the North West region.

MSDE Daily Rate Trend in the North West