Period
to 18 November 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in County Antrim 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 18 November 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
Northern Ireland > County Antrim
6 months to
18 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank - 82 34
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 2008 0 3 6
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in County Antrim - 0.51% 2.17%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category - 1.43% 6.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 2 1
County Antrim median daily rate - £250 £200
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +25.00% -
Northern Ireland median daily rate - £250 £200
% change year-on-year - +25.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 1
County Antrim median hourly rate - £22.50 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +12.50% -
Northern Ireland median hourly rate - £22.50 £20.00
% change year-on-year - +12.50% -

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 County Antrim with a requirement for database or business intelligence skills.

All Database and Business Intelligence Skills
County Antrim
Contract vacancies with a requirement for database or business intelligence skills 79 210 86
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in County Antrim 23.87% 35.65% 31.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 53 165 46
County Antrim median daily rate £412 £425 £380
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.06% +11.84% +23.58%
10th Percentile £259 £363 £186
90th Percentile £498 £575 £556
Northern Ireland median daily rate £412 £425 £385
% change year-on-year -3.06% +10.39% +25.20%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 3 11
County Antrim median hourly rate £33.00 £14.00 £14.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +135.71% -1.75% -
10th Percentile £31.50 £14.00 £10.00
90th Percentile £34.50 £21.80 £20.00
Northern Ireland median hourly rate £33.00 £14.00 £14.25
% change year-on-year +135.71% -1.75% -

SQL Server 2008
Job Vacancy Trend in County Antrim

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

Job vacancy trend for SQL Server 2008 in County Antrim

SQL Server 2008
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in County Antrim

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

Contractor daily rate trend for SQL Server 2008 in County Antrim

SQL Server 2008
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in County Antrim

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for SQL Server 2008 in County Antrim