The first table below looks at the demand for SQL Server 2008 skills in IT contracts advertised for the Newcastle upon Tyne 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 17 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Database & Business Intelligence category for the Newcastle upon Tyne region.

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
17 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft SQL Server 2008
Rank 47 24 25
Rank change year-on-year
-23 +1
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 2008 9 3 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Newcastle upon Tyne 1.87% 1.68% 2.64%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 5.70% 7.14% 15.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 2 2
Average daily rate £238 £405 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-41.35% +8.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £194 £401 £315
10% offered a daily rate of more than £269 £409 £435
UK excluding London average daily rate £328 £323 £325
% change year-on-year
+1.55% -0.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 £30.25 £32.75
% change year-on-year
+7.43% -7.63%
Database & Business Intelligence Category
Newcastle upon Tyne
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Database & Business Intelligence category
158 42 38
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Newcastle upon Tyne 32.78% 23.46% 16.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 117 26 21
Average daily rate £275 £400 £341
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-31.25% +17.43%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £198 £261 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £440 £550 £555
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £330 £338
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -2.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £28.00 £28.50
% change year-on-year
+25.00% -1.75%
SQL Server 2008
Tyne and Wear

SQL Server 2008
Jobs Demand Trend in Newcastle upon Tyne

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

SQL Server 2008 Jobs Demand Trend in Newcastle upon Tyne

SQL Server 2008
Daily Rate Trend in Newcastle upon Tyne

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

SQL Server 2008 Daily Rate Trend in Newcastle upon Tyne

SQL Server 2008
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Newcastle upon Tyne

For the 6 months to 17 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Newcastle upon Tyne region citing SQL Server 2008 also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited SQL Server 2008.

1 13 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 8 (61.54%) .NET
3 7 (53.85%) SQL
4 6 (46.15%) C#
4 6 (46.15%) HTML
4 6 (46.15%) JavaScript
4 6 (46.15%) SQL Server 2012
5 5 (38.46%) SQL Server 2005
5 5 (38.46%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 5 (38.46%) WCF
5 5 (38.46%) ASP.NET Web Forms
5 5 (38.46%) ASP.NET
5 5 (38.46%) Data Warehouse
5 5 (38.46%) Business Intelligence
6 4 (30.77%) Microsoft
7 3 (23.08%) MVC
7 3 (23.08%) Visual Studio
7 3 (23.08%) ETL
7 3 (23.08%) XML
7 3 (23.08%) Ajax
7 3 (23.08%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 3 (23.08%) Migration
8 2 (15.38%) REST
8 2 (15.38%) CSS3
8 2 (15.38%) Database Tuning
8 2 (15.38%) HTML5
8 2 (15.38%) Digital Marketing
8 2 (15.38%) Data Cleansing
8 2 (15.38%) VMware Infrastructure
8 2 (15.38%) VMware

SQL Server 2008
Top Related IT Skills in Newcastle upon Tyne by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Newcastle upon Tyne region citing SQL Server 2008 also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited SQL Server 2008. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (7.69%) WebLogic
1 1 (7.69%) Oracle Application Server
Applications
1 1 (7.69%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 2 (15.38%) SAN
2 1 (7.69%) Firewall
2 1 (7.69%) LAN
2 1 (7.69%) WAN
2 1 (7.69%) DHCP
2 1 (7.69%) VPN
2 1 (7.69%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 6 (46.15%) SQL Server 2012
3 5 (38.46%) Data Warehouse
3 5 (38.46%) SQL Server 2005
3 5 (38.46%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 3 (23.08%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 2 (15.38%) Oracle Database
5 2 (15.38%) SQL Server 2000
5 2 (15.38%) Oracle Database 11g
6 1 (7.69%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 1 (7.69%) DTS
6 1 (7.69%) Oracle Database 10g
6 1 (7.69%) OLAP
6 1 (7.69%) MS Access
6 1 (7.69%) Oracle OWB
6 1 (7.69%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 3 (23.08%) Visual Studio
2 2 (15.38%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 2 (15.38%) Marketing
2 1 (7.69%) Finance
Job Titles
1 9 (69.23%) Developer
2 5 (38.46%) .NET Developer
3 3 (23.08%) C# Developer
3 3 (23.08%) ASP.NET Developer
3 3 (23.08%) C# ASP.NET Developer
3 3 (23.08%) C# .NET Developer
4 2 (15.38%) Database Developer
4 2 (15.38%) DBA
5 1 (7.69%) Administrator
5 1 (7.69%) Data Analyst
5 1 (7.69%) Software Developer
5 1 (7.69%) Tester
5 1 (7.69%) Software Engineer
5 1 (7.69%) Analyst
5 1 (7.69%) Test Analyst
5 1 (7.69%) Web Developer
5 1 (7.69%) SQL Developer
5 1 (7.69%) SQL DBA
5 1 (7.69%) SQL Server Developer
5 1 (7.69%) UNIX Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (61.54%) .NET
2 6 (46.15%) HTML
3 5 (38.46%) ASP.NET Web Forms
3 5 (38.46%) WCF
3 5 (38.46%) ASP.NET
4 3 (23.08%) XML
4 3 (23.08%) Ajax
5 2 (15.38%) HTML5
5 2 (15.38%) REST
5 2 (15.38%) CSS3
5 2 (15.38%) Classic ASP
5 2 (15.38%) CSS
5 2 (15.38%) SOAP
6 1 (7.69%) Web Services
6 1 (7.69%) Middleware
6 1 (7.69%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 2 (15.38%) Statistics
2 1 (7.69%) Fat Client
2 1 (7.69%) Open Source
2 1 (7.69%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (7.69%) NHS
2 1 (7.69%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 1 (7.69%) UNIX
1 1 (7.69%) Windows
1 1 (7.69%) AIX
1 1 (7.69%) HPUX
1 1 (7.69%) Solaris
1 1 (7.69%) Linux
1 1 (7.69%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (38.46%) Business Intelligence
2 3 (23.08%) MVC
2 3 (23.08%) Migration
2 3 (23.08%) ETL
3 2 (15.38%) Performance Tuning
3 2 (15.38%) RDF
3 2 (15.38%) Configuration Management
3 2 (15.38%) Digital Marketing
3 2 (15.38%) Data Cleansing
3 2 (15.38%) Database Tuning
4 1 (7.69%) Software Architecture
4 1 (7.69%) Change Data Capture
4 1 (7.69%) Performance Testing
4 1 (7.69%) Test Scripting
4 1 (7.69%) Data Migration
4 1 (7.69%) Service Management
4 1 (7.69%) Data Management
4 1 (7.69%) Software Engineering
4 1 (7.69%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 7 (53.85%) SQL
2 6 (46.15%) C#
2 6 (46.15%) JavaScript
3 2 (15.38%) T-SQL
4 1 (7.69%) VBA
4 1 (7.69%) PHP
Qualifications
1 2 (15.38%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (7.69%) MCITP
2 1 (7.69%) SC Cleared
2 1 (7.69%) Security Cleared
2 1 (7.69%) MCDBA
System Software
1 2 (15.38%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (7.69%) KVM
2 1 (7.69%) VMware ESX
2 1 (7.69%) Oracle RAC
Vendors
1 4 (30.77%) Microsoft
2 2 (15.38%) Oracle
2 2 (15.38%) VMware
3 1 (7.69%) Cognos
3 1 (7.69%) Citrix
3 1 (7.69%) Red Hat