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 19 December 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
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft SQL Server 2008
Rank - 16 11
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 2008 0 4 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Solihull - 3.20% 4.44%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category - 36.36% 14.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 2 1
Average daily rate
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- £283 £290
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -2.58%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £320 £313
% change year-on-year
+9.37% +2.40%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £31.10 £31.75 £26.00
% change year-on-year
-2.06% +22.11%
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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
26 11 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Solihull 27.08% 8.80% 31.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 5 7
Average daily rate £420 £305 £192
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+37.70% +59.26%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £320 £265 £133
10% offered a daily rate of more than £508 £313 £340
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £325 £330
% change year-on-year
+11.53% -1.51%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 3
Average hourly rate - - £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £28.00 £30.50
% change year-on-year
+25.00% -8.19%

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