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 23 January 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
23 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft SQL Server 2008
Rank - 11 11
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 2008 0 6 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Solihull - 5.77% 1.72%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category - 60.00% 12.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 2 1
Average daily rate
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- £268 £290
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -7.58%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £313
% change year-on-year
+7.53% +4.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £28.69 £30.25 £26.00
% change year-on-year
-5.15% +16.34%
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
12 10 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Solihull 15.79% 9.62% 13.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 4 7
Average daily rate £400 £310 £251
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+29.03% +23.75%
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £340 £335
% change year-on-year
+6.61% +1.49%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £34.00 £27.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+25.92% -10.00%

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