The table below looks at the statistics for MSDE skills in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited MSDE over the 3 months to 5 May 2016 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
5 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Data Engine (MSDE)
Rank - - 615
Contract jobs citing MSDE 0 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK - - 0.002%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category - - 0.008%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 1
Median daily rate - - £310
UK excluding London median daily rate - - £310
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Database & Business Intelligence category in contract jobs advertised across the UK.

Database & Business Intelligence Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Database & Business Intelligence category
12091 12815 12386
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 21.77% 22.97% 22.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 8207 8281 7826
Median daily rate £425 £400 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £280 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £550 £540
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 167 172 215
Median hourly rate £33.50 £32.10 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+4.36% -8.28%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.85 £15.51 £14.03
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £48.00 £46.09 £55.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £34.25 £32.10 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+6.69% -8.28%

MSDE
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of contract jobs citing MSDE as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Database & Business Intelligence category.

MSDE Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

MSDE
Daily Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing MSDE within the UK.

MSDE Daily Rate Trend in the UK

MSDE
Hourly Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing MSDE within the UK.

MSDE Hourly Rate Trend in the UK