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 29 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
29 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft SQL Server 2008
Rank - 34 25
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 2008 0 2 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Shropshire - 0.98% 0.77%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category - 2.82% 7.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 2 1
Average daily rate - £325 £213
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +52.94%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.75 £25.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
-5.00% -23.07%
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
187 71 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Shropshire 45.17% 34.63% 10.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 70 42 9
Average daily rate £470 £400 £451
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+17.50% -11.35%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £300 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £520 £632
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.00 £32.10 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+2.80% -8.28%

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