Period
to 19 January 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Chester with a requirement for SQL Server 2008 skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited SQL Server 2008 over the 6 months to 19 January 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Microsoft SQL Server 2008
Cheshire > Chester
6 months to
19 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank - 32 36
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 2008 0 1 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Chester - 0.42% 0.39%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category - 1.49% 1.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 1
Chester median daily rate - £325 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -18.75% +15.94%
Cheshire median daily rate £280 £350 £363
% change year-on-year -20.00% -3.45% +11.54%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Chester median hourly rate - - -
Cheshire median hourly rate £27.00 - -

SQL Server 2008 is in the Databases and Business Intelligence category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Chester with a requirement for database or business intelligence skills.

All Database and Business Intelligence Skills
Chester
Contract vacancies with a requirement for database or business intelligence skills 43 67 78
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Chester 24.71% 28.39% 30.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 36 59 68
Chester median daily rate £345 £388 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -10.97% -8.82% +6.25%
10th Percentile £259 £275 £313
90th Percentile £463 £450 £513
Cheshire median daily rate £420 £375 £400
% change year-on-year +12.00% -6.25% +15.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Chester median hourly rate - - £17.50
Cheshire median hourly rate £20.25 £21.00 £15.25
% change year-on-year -3.57% +37.70% -41.35%

SQL Server 2008
Job Vacancy Trend in Chester

Job postings citing SQL Server 2008 as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Chester.

Job vacancy trend for SQL Server 2008 in Chester

SQL Server 2008
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Chester

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

Contractor daily rate trend for SQL Server 2008 in Chester

SQL Server 2008
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Chester

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing SQL Server 2008 in Chester.

Contractor hourly rate trend for SQL Server 2008 in Chester