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 27 July 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
27 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft SQL Server 2008
Rank 88 61 35
Rank change year-on-year
-27 -26
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 2008 25 6 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Newcastle upon Tyne 2.04% 0.90% 1.88%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 8.90% 4.29% 9.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 24 2 5
Median daily rate £330 £275 £328
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+20.00% -16.19%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £303 £275 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £341 £275 £350
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £328 £325
% change year-on-year
+6.87% +0.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £23.50 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+27.65% +17.50%
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
281 140 64
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Newcastle upon Tyne 22.96% 20.96% 20.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 182 94 52
Median daily rate £329 £445 £332
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-26.12% +34.18%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £264 £300 £258
10% offered a daily rate of more than £460 £675 £426
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £355 £350
% change year-on-year
+5.63% +1.42%
Number of hourly rates quoted 30 2 1
Median hourly rate £32.66 £27.00 £32.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+20.94% -16.92%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £29.25 £27.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year
+6.36% +10.00%

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 27 July 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 39 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 32 (82.05%) Microsoft
3 31 (79.49%) SQL
4 27 (69.23%) Windows
5 25 (64.10%) Security Cleared
5 25 (64.10%) PowerShell
6 23 (58.97%) SC Cleared
7 22 (56.41%) Active Directory
8 19 (48.72%) MS Office
9 18 (46.15%) Microsoft Certification
9 18 (46.15%) SQL Server 2005
10 15 (38.46%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 15 (38.46%) SQL Server 2012
11 14 (35.90%) Windows Server
11 14 (35.90%) .NET
11 14 (35.90%) VBScript
11 14 (35.90%) C#
11 14 (35.90%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 13 (33.33%) T-SQL
12 13 (33.33%) MS Excel
13 12 (30.77%) MS Exchange
13 12 (30.77%) DNS
13 12 (30.77%) VB
13 12 (30.77%) Content Management
13 12 (30.77%) Firewall
13 12 (30.77%) Office 365
13 12 (30.77%) Exchange Server 2010
13 12 (30.77%) Exchange Server 2013
13 12 (30.77%) Load Balancing
14 10 (25.64%) Database Mirroring

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 (30.77%) Exchange Server 2010
1 12 (30.77%) Exchange Server 2013
1 12 (30.77%) MS Exchange
2 4 (10.26%) OpenStack
2 4 (10.26%) SharePoint
Applications
1 19 (48.72%) MS Office
2 13 (33.33%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 12 (30.77%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 12 (30.77%) DNS
1 12 (30.77%) Firewall
2 4 (10.26%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 39 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 18 (46.15%) SQL Server 2005
3 15 (38.46%) SQL Server 2012
3 15 (38.46%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 14 (35.90%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 3 (7.69%) Data Warehouse
5 3 (7.69%) Microsoft Analysis Services
5 3 (7.69%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 1 (2.56%) MongoDB
6 1 (2.56%) PostgreSQL
General
1 4 (10.26%) Advertising
2 3 (7.69%) Finance
3 2 (5.13%) Marketing
3 2 (5.13%) Retail
Job Titles
1 14 (35.90%) Developer
2 9 (23.08%) Office 365 Engineer
3 5 (12.82%) .NET Developer
3 5 (12.82%) Consultant
3 5 (12.82%) SQL Developer
4 4 (10.26%) C# Developer
5 3 (7.69%) Applications Developer
5 3 (7.69%) ASP Developer
5 3 (7.69%) C# .NET Developer
5 3 (7.69%) Java Developer
5 3 (7.69%) Office 365 Consultant
6 2 (5.13%) Engineering Specialist
6 2 (5.13%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 2 (5.13%) Senior .NET Developer
6 2 (5.13%) Senior C# .NET Developer
6 2 (5.13%) Senior C# Developer
6 2 (5.13%) Senior Developer
6 2 (5.13%) Senior SQL Developer
6 2 (5.13%) T-SQL Developer
6 2 (5.13%) VB Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (35.90%) .NET
2 9 (23.08%) ASP.NET
3 5 (12.82%) Web Services
4 4 (10.26%) CAML
4 4 (10.26%) CSS
4 4 (10.26%) HTML
4 4 (10.26%) HTML5
4 4 (10.26%) jQuery
5 3 (7.69%) Classic ASP
5 3 (7.69%) MDX
6 2 (5.13%) .NET Framework
6 2 (5.13%) WCF
6 2 (5.13%) WPF
7 1 (2.56%) AngularJS
7 1 (2.56%) Node.js
Miscellaneous
1 10 (25.64%) Clustering
2 9 (23.08%) Analytical Skills
2 9 (23.08%) Computer Science
3 4 (10.26%) N-Tier
4 2 (5.13%) Management Information System
4 2 (5.13%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 27 (69.23%) Windows
2 14 (35.90%) Windows Server
3 3 (7.69%) Linux
3 3 (7.69%) Mac OS X
3 3 (7.69%) Unix
3 3 (7.69%) Windows Server 2003
3 3 (7.69%) Windows Server 2008
3 3 (7.69%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (30.77%) Content Management
1 12 (30.77%) Load Balancing
2 10 (25.64%) Database Mirroring
3 9 (23.08%) Business Intelligence
3 9 (23.08%) Performance Tuning
4 6 (15.38%) Data Management
5 5 (12.82%) Microsoft Office Automation
5 5 (12.82%) SDLC
6 4 (10.26%) Agile Software Development
7 3 (7.69%) Disaster Recovery
7 3 (7.69%) ITIL
7 3 (7.69%) Software Delivery
7 3 (7.69%) Software Testing
7 3 (7.69%) TDD
7 3 (7.69%) Web Design
7 3 (7.69%) Web Development
8 2 (5.13%) Revenue Management
8 2 (5.13%) Service Delivery
9 1 (2.56%) Office Automation
9 1 (2.56%) Open Source Development
Programming Languages
1 31 (79.49%) SQL
2 25 (64.10%) PowerShell
3 14 (35.90%) C#
3 14 (35.90%) VBScript
4 13 (33.33%) T-SQL
5 12 (30.77%) VB
6 4 (10.26%) FQL
6 4 (10.26%) Java
6 4 (10.26%) JavaScript
6 4 (10.26%) VBA
7 3 (7.69%) VB.NET
8 1 (2.56%) C
8 1 (2.56%) VB6
Qualifications
1 25 (64.10%) Security Cleared
2 23 (58.97%) SC Cleared
3 18 (46.15%) Microsoft Certification
4 10 (25.64%) MCSE
5 9 (23.08%) Degree
6 8 (20.51%) MCITP
6 8 (20.51%) MCP
6 8 (20.51%) MCTS
7 2 (5.13%) BPSS Clearance
8 1 (2.56%) DV Cleared
System Software
1 22 (56.41%) Active Directory
2 1 (2.56%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 10 (25.64%) Microsoft Clustering
2 3 (7.69%) SCCM
2 3 (7.69%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
2 3 (7.69%) WSUS
Vendors
1 32 (82.05%) Microsoft
2 9 (23.08%) Citrix
2 9 (23.08%) VMware
3 3 (7.69%) HP
3 3 (7.69%) ServiceNow