The table below looks at the statistics for SQL Server 2008 skills in IT contracts advertised for the Stockport 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 May 2016 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.

3 months to
1 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft SQL Server 2008
Rank - 10 7
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 2008 0 1 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Stockport - 3.13% 3.23%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category - 20.00% 12.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 0
Average daily rate - £325 -
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £330 £325
% change year-on-year
+6.06% +1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.75 £25.00 £33.75
% change year-on-year
-5.00% -25.92%
SQL Server 2008
Manchester

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 Stockport region.

Database & Business Intelligence Category
Stockport
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Database & Business Intelligence category
12 5 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Stockport 22.64% 15.63% 25.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 3 0
Average daily rate £375 £350 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £34.00 £32.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+4.61% -7.14%

SQL Server 2008
Jobs Demand Trend in Stockport

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

SQL Server 2008 Jobs Demand Trend in Stockport

SQL Server 2008
Daily Rate Trend in Stockport

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

SQL Server 2008 Daily Rate Trend in Stockport