The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Peterborough 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 3 months to 24 March 2017 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.

3 months to
24 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft SQL Server 2008
Cambridgeshire / Peterborough
Rank - - 27
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 2008 0 0 2
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Peterborough - - 1.45%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category - - 8.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Median daily rate - - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £353 £338
% change year-on-year -0.70% +4.44%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Median hourly rate - - £21.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £19.00 £42.50 £26.85
% change year-on-year -55.29% +58.31%  

SQL Server 2008 is in the database and business intelligence skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Peterborough with a requirement for database and business intelligence skills.

Contract Database & Business Intelligence Skills
Peterborough
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for database and business intelligence skills 24 18 24
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Peterborough 25.26% 21.69% 17.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 10 15
Median daily rate £379 £338 £438
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +12.22% -22.85%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £193 £315 £290
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £460 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 2
Median hourly rate - £19.00 £21.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -9.52%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £31.00 £32.50 £32.50
% change year-on-year -4.61% -  

SQL Server 2008
Job Vacancy Trend in Peterborough

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Peterborough citing SQL Server 2008 as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Database & Business Intelligence category.

Job vacancy trend for SQL Server 2008 in Peterborough

SQL Server 2008
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Peterborough

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

Contractor daily rate trend for SQL Server 2008 in Peterborough

SQL Server 2008
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Peterborough

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for SQL Server 2008 in Peterborough