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 1 August 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
1 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft SQL Server 2008
Rank 37 27 37
Rank change year-on-year
-10 +10
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 2008 5 1 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Newcastle upon Tyne 1.39% 0.60% 0.33%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 8.20% 3.45% 1.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 1 1
Average daily rate
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£339 £260 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+30.41% -20.00%
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £325 £325
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £26.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-23.07% -25.71%
Database & Business Intelligence Category
Newcastle upon Tyne
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Database & Business Intelligence category
61 29 60
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Newcastle upon Tyne 16.99% 17.37% 19.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 47 15 35
Average daily rate £338 £325 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.84% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £260 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £375 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 2
Average hourly rate £32.50 - £16.64
UK excluding London average hourly rate £28.50 £30.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-5.00% -
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 1 August 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%) SQL
3 6 (46.15%) Oracle
3 6 (46.15%) Oracle Database 11g
3 6 (46.15%) SC Cleared
3 6 (46.15%) Security Cleared
3 6 (46.15%) Oracle Database
4 5 (38.46%) VMware Infrastructure
4 5 (38.46%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 5 (38.46%) Open Source
4 5 (38.46%) Performance Testing
4 5 (38.46%) Fat Client
4 5 (38.46%) Oracle RAC
4 5 (38.46%) Solaris
4 5 (38.46%) Linux
4 5 (38.46%) LAN
4 5 (38.46%) WAN
4 5 (38.46%) DHCP
4 5 (38.46%) VPN
4 5 (38.46%) DNS
4 5 (38.46%) UNIX
4 5 (38.46%) AIX
4 5 (38.46%) Citrix
4 5 (38.46%) SAN
4 5 (38.46%) Red Hat
4 5 (38.46%) Thin Client
4 5 (38.46%) Middleware
4 5 (38.46%) Configuration Management
4 5 (38.46%) Service Management
4 5 (38.46%) Firewall

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

For the 6 months to 1 August 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 4 (30.77%) Oracle Application Server
1 4 (30.77%) WebLogic
2 1 (7.69%) SharePoint
Communications & Networking
1 5 (38.46%) LAN
1 5 (38.46%) WAN
1 5 (38.46%) DHCP
1 5 (38.46%) VPN
1 5 (38.46%) DNS
1 5 (38.46%) SAN
1 5 (38.46%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 6 (46.15%) Oracle Database 11g
2 6 (46.15%) Oracle Database
3 4 (30.77%) SQL Server 2005
4 3 (23.08%) SQL Server 2012
5 2 (15.38%) Data Warehouse
5 2 (15.38%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 1 (7.69%) Data Mining
6 1 (7.69%) Oracle Database 10g
6 1 (7.69%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 1 (7.69%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 1 (7.69%) Oracle OWB
6 1 (7.69%) SQL Server 2000
Development Applications
1 3 (23.08%) Visual Studio
General
1 1 (7.69%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 5 (38.46%) Developer
1 5 (38.46%) UNIX Engineer
2 4 (30.77%) .NET Developer
3 3 (23.08%) C# .NET Developer
3 3 (23.08%) C# ASP.NET Developer
3 3 (23.08%) C# Developer
3 3 (23.08%) ASP.NET Developer
4 1 (7.69%) Data Analyst
4 1 (7.69%) SQL Developer
4 1 (7.69%) SQL Server Developer
4 1 (7.69%) Analyst
4 1 (7.69%) Server Support
4 1 (7.69%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (38.46%) Middleware
2 4 (30.77%) ASP.NET
2 4 (30.77%) Web Services
2 4 (30.77%) .NET
2 4 (30.77%) HTML
2 4 (30.77%) WCF
2 4 (30.77%) ASP.NET Web Forms
3 3 (23.08%) XML
3 3 (23.08%) Ajax
4 1 (7.69%) REST
4 1 (7.69%) CSS3
4 1 (7.69%) HTML5
4 1 (7.69%) CSS
4 1 (7.69%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 5 (38.46%) Open Source
1 5 (38.46%) Fat Client
1 5 (38.46%) Thin Client
2 2 (15.38%) Clustering
3 1 (7.69%) Computer Science
3 1 (7.69%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 5 (38.46%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
1 5 (38.46%) Solaris
1 5 (38.46%) Linux
1 5 (38.46%) UNIX
1 5 (38.46%) AIX
2 4 (30.77%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (38.46%) Performance Testing
1 5 (38.46%) Configuration Management
1 5 (38.46%) Service Management
2 4 (30.77%) Change Data Capture
3 3 (23.08%) Business Intelligence
3 3 (23.08%) MVC
4 1 (7.69%) Data Cleansing
4 1 (7.69%) Digital Marketing
4 1 (7.69%) Performance Tuning
4 1 (7.69%) Data Modelling
4 1 (7.69%) ETL
4 1 (7.69%) ITIL
4 1 (7.69%) Lean Six Sigma
4 1 (7.69%) Migration
4 1 (7.69%) Disaster Recovery
4 1 (7.69%) Six Sigma
Programming Languages
1 8 (61.54%) SQL
2 4 (30.77%) C#
2 4 (30.77%) JavaScript
3 1 (7.69%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 6 (46.15%) SC Cleared
1 6 (46.15%) Security Cleared
2 1 (7.69%) DV Cleared
2 1 (7.69%) Degree
System Software
1 5 (38.46%) VMware Infrastructure
1 5 (38.46%) Oracle RAC
1 5 (38.46%) VMware ESX
2 4 (30.77%) KVM
2 4 (30.77%) RHEV
Vendors
1 6 (46.15%) Oracle
2 5 (38.46%) Citrix
2 5 (38.46%) Red Hat
2 5 (38.46%) VMware
3 2 (15.38%) Microsoft
4 1 (7.69%) Veritas
4 1 (7.69%) Cognos
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
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