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 20 January 2017 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
20 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft SQL Server 2008
West Midlands / Shropshire
Rank - - 31
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 2008 0 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Shropshire - - 0.68%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category - - 2.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 1
Median daily rate - - £400
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £340 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.01% -2.85%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £43.00 £26.50 £28.69
% change year-on-year
+62.26% -7.63%

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
31 77 42
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Shropshire 17.22% 24.52% 28.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 17 22
Median daily rate £500 £470 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.38% +17.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £420 £415 £243
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £545 £464
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £380 £363
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +4.82%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £20.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £38.00 £26.50 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+43.39% -18.46%

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