The table below looks at the statistics for SQL Server 2008 skills in IT contracts advertised for the Slough 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 1 October 2014 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
1 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft SQL Server 2008
Rank - 27 19
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 2008 0 5 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Slough - 1.96% 5.39%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category - 7.69% 23.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 0
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- £338 -
UK excluding London average daily rate £330 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+1.53% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.25 £32.50 £28.75
% change year-on-year
-37.69% +13.04%
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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 Slough region.

Database & Business Intelligence Category
Slough
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Database & Business Intelligence category
65 65 38
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Slough 22.34% 25.49% 22.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 42 43 12
Average daily rate £350 £338 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.70% -3.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £275 £190
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £525 £434
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £340 £338
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +0.74%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £45.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.34 £32.03 £30.70
% change year-on-year
+4.09% +4.32%

SQL Server 2008
Jobs Demand Trend in Slough

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

SQL Server 2008 Jobs Demand Trend in Slough

SQL Server 2008
Daily Rate Trend in Slough

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

SQL Server 2008 Daily Rate Trend in Slough