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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SQL Server 2008 over the 3 months to 29 September 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
29 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft SQL Server 2008
Rank 102 62 45
Rank change year-on-year
-40 -17
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 2008 2 14 15
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Newcastle upon Tyne 0.17% 1.78% 3.20%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 0.82% 7.29% 11.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 5 11
Median daily rate £275 £301 £360
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.58% -16.44%
UK excluding London median daily rate £348 £350 £330
% change year-on-year
-0.71% +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £11.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £29.50 £19.71
% change year-on-year
+44.06% +49.70%
SQL Server 2008
Tyne and Wear

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
244 192 128
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Newcastle upon Tyne 21.16% 24.37% 27.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 187 134 80
Median daily rate £375 £363 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.44% +3.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £300 £221
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £560 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £380 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 3 5
Median hourly rate £24.00 £32.50 £20.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-26.15% +60.49%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.60 £20.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.00 £35.30 £32.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £33.55 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+11.77% +49.11%

SQL Server 2008
Jobs Demand Trend in Newcastle upon Tyne

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Newcastle upon Tyne region citing SQL Server 2008 as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 29 September 2016, IT contractor jobs citing SQL Server 2008 also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Newcastle upon Tyne region with a requirement for SQL Server 2008.

1 33 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 30 (90.91%) Microsoft
3 28 (84.85%) SQL
4 27 (81.82%) Windows
5 25 (75.76%) Security Cleared
6 23 (69.70%) SC Cleared
7 22 (66.67%) PowerShell
7 22 (66.67%) Active Directory
8 18 (54.55%) Microsoft Certification
8 18 (54.55%) SQL Server 2005
9 16 (48.48%) MS Office
10 15 (45.45%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 14 (42.42%) VBScript
11 14 (42.42%) Windows Server
12 12 (36.36%) Exchange Server 2010
12 12 (36.36%) Load Balancing
12 12 (36.36%) Office 365
12 12 (36.36%) SQL Server 2012
12 12 (36.36%) Exchange Server 2013
12 12 (36.36%) MS Exchange
12 12 (36.36%) DNS
12 12 (36.36%) Content Management
12 12 (36.36%) Firewall
13 11 (33.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
14 10 (30.30%) Clustering
14 10 (30.30%) MCSE
14 10 (30.30%) MS Excel
14 10 (30.30%) T-SQL
14 10 (30.30%) Database Mirroring
14 10 (30.30%) Microsoft Clustering

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

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 12 (36.36%) Exchange Server 2010
1 12 (36.36%) Exchange Server 2013
1 12 (36.36%) MS Exchange
2 4 (12.12%) OpenStack
3 1 (3.03%) SharePoint
Applications
1 16 (48.48%) MS Office
2 10 (30.30%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 12 (36.36%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 12 (36.36%) DNS
1 12 (36.36%) Firewall
2 1 (3.03%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 33 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 18 (54.55%) SQL Server 2005
3 15 (45.45%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 12 (36.36%) SQL Server 2012
5 11 (33.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 3 (9.09%) Microsoft Analysis Services
6 3 (9.09%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 1 (3.03%) MongoDB
7 1 (3.03%) PostgreSQL
General
1 2 (6.06%) Advertising
1 2 (6.06%) Retail
Job Titles
1 9 (27.27%) Office 365 Engineer
2 8 (24.24%) Developer
3 5 (15.15%) Consultant
4 4 (12.12%) .NET Developer
4 4 (12.12%) SQL Server Specialist
5 3 (9.09%) C# .NET Developer
5 3 (9.09%) C# Developer
5 3 (9.09%) Office 365 Consultant
6 2 (6.06%) Engineering Specialist
6 2 (6.06%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 2 (6.06%) Senior .NET Developer
6 2 (6.06%) Senior C# .NET Developer
6 2 (6.06%) Senior C# Developer
6 2 (6.06%) Senior Developer
6 2 (6.06%) Senior SQL Developer
6 2 (6.06%) Software Consultant
6 2 (6.06%) SQL Developer
7 1 (3.03%) Business Intelligence Developer
7 1 (3.03%) Development Engineer
7 1 (3.03%) Microsoft Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (24.24%) .NET
2 5 (15.15%) Web Services
3 3 (9.09%) ASP.NET
3 3 (9.09%) MDX
4 2 (6.06%) .NET Framework
4 2 (6.06%) WCF
4 2 (6.06%) WPF
5 1 (3.03%) AngularJS
5 1 (3.03%) CAML
5 1 (3.03%) CSS
5 1 (3.03%) HTML
5 1 (3.03%) HTML5
5 1 (3.03%) jQuery
5 1 (3.03%) Node.js
Miscellaneous
1 10 (30.30%) Clustering
2 9 (27.27%) Computer Science
3 4 (12.12%) N-Tier
4 3 (9.09%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (6.06%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 27 (81.82%) Windows
2 14 (42.42%) Windows Server
3 3 (9.09%) Windows Server 2003
3 3 (9.09%) Windows Server 2008
3 3 (9.09%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (36.36%) Content Management
1 12 (36.36%) Load Balancing
2 10 (30.30%) Database Mirroring
3 9 (27.27%) Performance Tuning
4 7 (21.21%) Business Intelligence
5 5 (15.15%) Microsoft Office Automation
6 3 (9.09%) Data Management
6 3 (9.09%) Disaster Recovery
6 3 (9.09%) ITIL
6 3 (9.09%) Software Delivery
6 3 (9.09%) Web Design
7 2 (6.06%) SDLC
7 2 (6.06%) Service Delivery
8 1 (3.03%) Agile Software Development
8 1 (3.03%) Continuous Deployment
8 1 (3.03%) Office Automation
8 1 (3.03%) Open Source
8 1 (3.03%) Open Source Development
Programming Languages
1 28 (84.85%) SQL
2 22 (66.67%) PowerShell
3 14 (42.42%) VBScript
4 10 (30.30%) T-SQL
5 8 (24.24%) C#
6 6 (18.18%) VB
7 4 (12.12%) VBA
8 3 (9.09%) VB.NET
9 1 (3.03%) C
9 1 (3.03%) FQL
9 1 (3.03%) Java
9 1 (3.03%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 25 (75.76%) Security Cleared
2 23 (69.70%) SC Cleared
3 18 (54.55%) Microsoft Certification
4 10 (30.30%) MCSE
5 9 (27.27%) Degree
6 8 (24.24%) MCITP
6 8 (24.24%) MCP
6 8 (24.24%) MCTS
7 1 (3.03%) DV Cleared
System Software
1 22 (66.67%) Active Directory
2 1 (3.03%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 10 (30.30%) Microsoft Clustering
2 3 (9.09%) SCCM
2 3 (9.09%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
2 3 (9.09%) WSUS
Vendors
1 30 (90.91%) Microsoft
2 9 (27.27%) Citrix
2 9 (27.27%) VMware
3 3 (9.09%) HP