The table below looks at the statistics 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 27 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

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
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft SQL Server 2008
Rank 47 47 22
Rank change year-on-year
0 -25
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 2008 1 8 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Newcastle upon Tyne 0.26% 1.95% 3.03%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 1.11% 5.52% 12.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 5 3
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£235 £225 £410
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.44% -45.12%
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £325 £313
% change year-on-year
+3.84% +4.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 £33.25 £29.00
% change year-on-year
-2.25% +14.65%
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Database & Business Intelligence category in contract jobs advertised in the Newcastle upon Tyne region.

Database & Business Intelligence Category
Newcastle upon Tyne
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Database & Business Intelligence category
90 145 39
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Newcastle upon Tyne 23.20% 35.28% 23.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 57 104 21
Average daily rate £388 £275 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+40.90% -31.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £199 £254
10% offered a daily rate of more than £492 £440 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £330
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £170.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £34.00 £34.38 £28.00
% change year-on-year
-1.09% +22.76%

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 27 March 2015, 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 12 (100.00%) SQL
1 12 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 10 (83.33%) Business Intelligence
2 10 (83.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 9 (75.00%) Microsoft
3 9 (75.00%) .NET
3 9 (75.00%) ASP.NET
3 9 (75.00%) C#
3 9 (75.00%) VB.NET
4 8 (66.67%) VBA
4 8 (66.67%) VBScript
4 8 (66.67%) MS Office
4 8 (66.67%) Service Delivery
4 8 (66.67%) Windows
4 8 (66.67%) MS Excel
4 8 (66.67%) N-Tier
4 8 (66.67%) Data Management
4 8 (66.67%) SQL Server 2005
5 7 (58.33%) SC Cleared
5 7 (58.33%) Security Cleared
5 7 (58.33%) Web Design
5 7 (58.33%) Web Services
6 6 (50.00%) VB
6 6 (50.00%) Microsoft Analysis Services
6 6 (50.00%) MDX
6 6 (50.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 3 (25.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 2 (16.67%) Migration
8 2 (16.67%) NHS
8 2 (16.67%) T-SQL

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

For the 6 months to 27 March 2015, 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.

Applications
1 8 (66.67%) MS Office
1 8 (66.67%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 10 (83.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 8 (66.67%) SQL Server 2005
4 6 (50.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 6 (50.00%) Microsoft Analysis Services
5 3 (25.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 1 (8.33%) Data Warehouse
6 1 (8.33%) SQL Server 2012
6 1 (8.33%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 1 (8.33%) Team Foundation Server
Job Titles
1 12 (100.00%) Developer
2 3 (25.00%) SQL Developer
3 2 (16.67%) Business Intelligence Developer
3 2 (16.67%) .NET Developer
4 1 (8.33%) VB.NET Developer
4 1 (8.33%) Data Warehouse Developer
4 1 (8.33%) Microsoft Developer
4 1 (8.33%) ETL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (75.00%) .NET
1 9 (75.00%) ASP.NET
2 7 (58.33%) Web Services
3 6 (50.00%) MDX
4 1 (8.33%) jQuery
4 1 (8.33%) FusionCharts
4 1 (8.33%) HTML
4 1 (8.33%) XML
4 1 (8.33%) Ajax
4 1 (8.33%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 8 (66.67%) N-Tier
2 2 (16.67%) NHS
3 1 (8.33%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 8 (66.67%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (83.33%) Business Intelligence
2 8 (66.67%) Service Delivery
2 8 (66.67%) Data Management
3 7 (58.33%) Web Design
4 2 (16.67%) Migration
4 2 (16.67%) ETL
5 1 (8.33%) Data Modelling
5 1 (8.33%) Dimensional Modelling
5 1 (8.33%) Web Application Development
Programming Languages
1 12 (100.00%) SQL
2 9 (75.00%) C#
2 9 (75.00%) VB.NET
3 8 (66.67%) VBA
3 8 (66.67%) VBScript
4 6 (50.00%) VB
5 2 (16.67%) T-SQL
6 1 (8.33%) JavaScript
6 1 (8.33%) C
Qualifications
1 7 (58.33%) SC Cleared
1 7 (58.33%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (8.33%) Data Quality
Vendors
1 9 (75.00%) Microsoft
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