The table below looks at the statistics for SQL Server 2008 skills in IT contracts advertised for the Thames Valley 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 6 March 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
6 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft SQL Server 2008
Rank - 3 -
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 2008 0 3 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the Thames Valley - 42.86% -
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category - 75.00% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 3 0
Average daily rate
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- £450 -
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £315
% change year-on-year
+7.69% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.60 £32.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-4.39% +16.36%
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 Thames Valley region.

Database & Business Intelligence Category
Thames Valley
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Database & Business Intelligence category
0 4 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the Thames Valley - 57.14% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 4 0
Average daily rate - £450 -
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £31.50 £28.00
% change year-on-year
+11.11% +12.50%

SQL Server 2008
Jobs Demand Trend in the Thames Valley

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

SQL Server 2008 Jobs Demand Trend in the Thames Valley

SQL Server 2008
Daily Rate Trend in the Thames Valley

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

SQL Server 2008 Daily Rate Trend in the Thames Valley