The table below looks at the statistics for SQL Server 2008 skills in IT contracts advertised for the Taunton region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SQL Server 2008 over the 3 months to 20 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period over 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
20 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft SQL Server 2008
Somerset / Taunton
Rank - 20 10
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 2008 0 1 20
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Taunton - 1.72% 22.47%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category - 4.17% 54.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 17
Median daily rate - £375 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- -16.66%
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £340 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.01% -2.85%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £43.00 £26.50 £28.69
% change year-on-year
+62.26% -7.63%

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 Taunton region.

Database & Business Intelligence Category
Taunton
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Database & Business Intelligence category
13 24 37
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Taunton 20.97% 41.38% 41.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 24 33
Median daily rate £400 £385 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £325 £302
10% offered a daily rate of more than £438 £400 £480
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £380 £363
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +4.82%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £38.00 £26.50 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+43.39% -18.46%

SQL Server 2008
Jobs Demand Trend in Taunton

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Taunton region citing SQL Server 2008 as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Database & Business Intelligence category.

SQL Server 2008 Jobs Demand Trend in Taunton

SQL Server 2008
Daily Rate Trend in Taunton

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

SQL Server 2008 Daily Rate Trend in Taunton