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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SQL Server 2008 over the 3 months to 25 May 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
25 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft SQL Server 2008
Rank - 25 24
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 2008 0 2 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Shropshire - 1.18% 0.80%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category - 3.57% 7.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 2 1
Median daily rate - £263 £213
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +23.52%
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £325 £330
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -1.51%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £26.00 £22.00 £27.25
% change year-on-year
+18.18% -19.26%
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
139 56 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Shropshire 39.60% 32.94% 11.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 57 36 7
Median daily rate £463 £400 £451
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.62% -11.35%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £394 £275 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £520 £634
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £370 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.72% +5.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £34.50 £25.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+38.00% -23.07%

SQL Server 2008
Jobs Demand Trend in Shropshire

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Shropshire 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 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