The table below looks at the statistics for SQL Server 2008 skills in IT contracts advertised for the Solihull 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 4 September 2015 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
4 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft SQL Server 2008
Rank - 12 12
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 2008 0 1 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Solihull - 1.72% 6.25%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category - 12.50% 40.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 3
Average daily rate
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- £330 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +10.00%
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.84% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £29.00 £20.00 £30.50
% change year-on-year
+45.00% -34.42%
SQL Server 2008
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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 Solihull region.

Database & Business Intelligence Category
Solihull
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Database & Business Intelligence category
18 8 15
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Solihull 16.07% 13.79% 15.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 5 5
Average daily rate £375 £330 £291
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.63% +13.30%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £310 £160
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £375 £350
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.55 £31.80 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+5.51% -2.16%

SQL Server 2008
Jobs Demand Trend in Solihull

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

SQL Server 2008 Jobs Demand Trend in Solihull

SQL Server 2008
Daily Rate Trend in Solihull

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

SQL Server 2008 Daily Rate Trend in Solihull