The table below looks at the statistics for SQL Server 2008 skills in IT contracts advertised for the Shropshire 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 14 February 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.

Location
3 months to
14 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft SQL Server 2008
Rank - 33 21
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 2008 0 2 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Shropshire - 1.32% 0.96%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category - 3.77% 2.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 2 1
Average daily rate - £400 £250
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +60.00%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £42.50 £28.69 £31.50
% change year-on-year
+48.13% -8.92%
SQL Server 2008
West Midlands

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 Shropshire region.

Database & Business Intelligence Category
Shropshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Database & Business Intelligence category
118 53 34
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Shropshire 32.78% 35.10% 32.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 35 23 11
Average daily rate £470 £400 £404
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+17.50% -0.92%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £415 £288 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £535 £486 £538
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £370 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +5.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 £32.50 £29.50
% change year-on-year
- +10.16%

SQL Server 2008
Jobs Demand Trend in Shropshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing SQL Server 2008 across the Shropshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Database & Business Intelligence category.

SQL Server 2008 Jobs Demand Trend in Shropshire

SQL Server 2008
Daily Rate Trend in Shropshire

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

SQL Server 2008 Daily Rate Trend in Shropshire