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 26 February 2017 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
26 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft SQL Server 2008
Tyne and Wear / Newcastle upon Tyne
Rank 65 61 39
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -22
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 2008 12 4 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Newcastle upon Tyne 1.82% 0.61% 0.94%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 7.69% 2.48% 4.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 2 3
Median daily rate £400 £428 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.43% +22.14%
UK excluding London median daily rate £359 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £39.50 £42.50 £28.69
% change year-on-year
-7.05% +48.13%

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
156 161 68
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Newcastle upon Tyne 23.64% 24.54% 21.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 118 104 47
Median daily rate £375 £425 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-11.76% +21.42%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £700 £451
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £370
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +1.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 2
Median hourly rate £9.00 £19.50 £13.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-53.84% +47.16%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £32.50 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -

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
Daily Rate Histogram in Newcastle upon Tyne

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing SQL Server 2008 across the Newcastle upon Tyne region over the 3 months to 26 February 2017.

SQL Server 2008 Daily Rate Histogram in Newcastle upon Tyne

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

For the 6 months to 26 February 2017, 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 17 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 11 (64.71%) Microsoft
2 11 (64.71%) SQL
2 11 (64.71%) Windows
2 11 (64.71%) Performance Tuning
3 10 (58.82%) MS Excel
4 9 (52.94%) Linux
4 9 (52.94%) Unix
5 8 (47.06%) ITIL
5 8 (47.06%) MS PowerPoint
5 8 (47.06%) Open Source
5 8 (47.06%) SaaS
5 8 (47.06%) PaaS
5 8 (47.06%) Change Management
5 8 (47.06%) IaaS
6 7 (41.18%) Analytical Skills
6 7 (41.18%) Problem Management
6 7 (41.18%) Agile Software Development
6 7 (41.18%) Data Management
6 7 (41.18%) PRINCE2
7 6 (35.29%) LDAP
7 6 (35.29%) Disaster Recovery
7 6 (35.29%) Operational Acceptance Testing
7 6 (35.29%) DevOps
8 5 (29.41%) MongoDB
8 5 (29.41%) Management Information System
8 5 (29.41%) AIX
8 5 (29.41%) DB2
9 4 (23.53%) Oracle
9 4 (23.53%) Ingres

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 1 (5.88%) SharePoint
1 1 (5.88%) SharePoint 2010
1 1 (5.88%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 10 (58.82%) MS Excel
2 8 (47.06%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (5.88%) Sage 200
Cloud Services
1 8 (47.06%) IaaS
1 8 (47.06%) PaaS
1 8 (47.06%) SaaS
2 1 (5.88%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 6 (35.29%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 5 (29.41%) DB2
2 5 (29.41%) MongoDB
3 4 (23.53%) Ingres
4 3 (17.65%) Oracle Database
4 3 (17.65%) SQL Server 2012
5 2 (11.76%) Oracle Reports
5 2 (11.76%) SQL Server 2005
6 1 (5.88%) Data Mart
6 1 (5.88%) Data Warehouse
6 1 (5.88%) PostgreSQL
General
1 1 (5.88%) Finance
1 1 (5.88%) Legal
Job Titles
1 12 (70.59%) DBA
2 10 (58.82%) SQL DBA
3 5 (29.41%) Administrator
3 5 (29.41%) SQL Server DBA
4 4 (23.53%) Oracle DBA
5 1 (5.88%) Applications Developer
5 1 (5.88%) Consultant
5 1 (5.88%) Developer
5 1 (5.88%) Ingres DBA
5 1 (5.88%) Oracle SQL Server DBA
5 1 (5.88%) SharePoint Consultant
5 1 (5.88%) SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (11.76%) HTML
2 1 (5.88%) .NET
2 1 (5.88%) ASP.NET
2 1 (5.88%) CSS
2 1 (5.88%) CSS3
2 1 (5.88%) HTML5
2 1 (5.88%) jQuery
2 1 (5.88%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 7 (41.18%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (29.41%) Management Information System
3 2 (11.76%) FlexPod
Operating Systems
1 11 (64.71%) Windows
2 9 (52.94%) Linux
2 9 (52.94%) Unix
3 5 (29.41%) AIX
4 4 (23.53%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (64.71%) Performance Tuning
2 8 (47.06%) Change Management
2 8 (47.06%) ITIL
2 8 (47.06%) Open Source
3 7 (41.18%) Agile Software Development
3 7 (41.18%) Data Management
3 7 (41.18%) PRINCE2
3 7 (41.18%) Problem Management
4 6 (35.29%) DevOps
4 6 (35.29%) Disaster Recovery
4 6 (35.29%) Operational Acceptance Testing
5 4 (23.53%) High Availability
6 2 (11.76%) Business Intelligence
6 2 (11.76%) Incident Management
6 2 (11.76%) Resource Management
7 1 (5.88%) Configuration Management
7 1 (5.88%) CRM
7 1 (5.88%) Data Security
7 1 (5.88%) ETL
7 1 (5.88%) Performance Management
Programming Languages
1 11 (64.71%) SQL
2 3 (17.65%) C#
3 2 (11.76%) T-SQL
3 2 (11.76%) VB
4 1 (5.88%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 1 (5.88%) Degree
1 1 (5.88%) HND
1 1 (5.88%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (11.76%) Disclosure Scotland
2 1 (5.88%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (5.88%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 11 (64.71%) Microsoft
2 4 (23.53%) Oracle
3 3 (17.65%) Cisco
3 3 (17.65%) NetApp
3 3 (17.65%) VMware
4 1 (5.88%) Sage