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 25 August 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
25 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft SQL Server 2008
Rank 88 52 34
Rank change year-on-year
-36 -18
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 2008 13 16 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Newcastle upon Tyne 1.26% 2.19% 3.11%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 5.60% 9.88% 15.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 6 10
Median daily rate £325 £288 £355
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.04% -19.01%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £279 £263 £322
10% offered a daily rate of more than £348 £305 £383
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £31.25 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+36.00% +56.25%
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
232 162 79
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Newcastle upon Tyne 22.57% 22.13% 20.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 155 104 60
Median daily rate £330 £425 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-22.35% +21.42%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £279 £300 £259
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £635 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 21 3 1
Median hourly rate £28.00 £21.50 £32.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+30.23% -33.84%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.50 £33.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-13.63% +32.00%

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 25 August 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 35 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 32 (91.43%) Microsoft
3 30 (85.71%) SQL
4 27 (77.14%) Windows
5 25 (71.43%) Security Cleared
6 23 (65.71%) SC Cleared
7 22 (62.86%) PowerShell
7 22 (62.86%) Active Directory
8 18 (51.43%) Microsoft Certification
8 18 (51.43%) MS Office
8 18 (51.43%) SQL Server 2005
9 15 (42.86%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 14 (40.00%) SQL Server 2012
10 14 (40.00%) Windows Server
10 14 (40.00%) VBScript
11 13 (37.14%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 12 (34.29%) Content Management
12 12 (34.29%) Firewall
12 12 (34.29%) T-SQL
12 12 (34.29%) MS Exchange
12 12 (34.29%) DNS
12 12 (34.29%) MS Excel
12 12 (34.29%) Exchange Server 2013
12 12 (34.29%) Load Balancing
12 12 (34.29%) Exchange Server 2010
12 12 (34.29%) Office 365
13 10 (28.57%) Database Mirroring
13 10 (28.57%) Microsoft Clustering
13 10 (28.57%) MCSE
13 10 (28.57%) .NET

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 (34.29%) Exchange Server 2010
1 12 (34.29%) Exchange Server 2013
1 12 (34.29%) MS Exchange
2 4 (11.43%) OpenStack
3 1 (2.86%) SharePoint
Applications
1 18 (51.43%) MS Office
2 12 (34.29%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 12 (34.29%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 12 (34.29%) DNS
1 12 (34.29%) Firewall
2 1 (2.86%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 35 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 18 (51.43%) SQL Server 2005
3 15 (42.86%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 14 (40.00%) SQL Server 2012
5 13 (37.14%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 3 (8.57%) Microsoft Analysis Services
6 3 (8.57%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 2 (5.71%) Data Warehouse
8 1 (2.86%) MongoDB
8 1 (2.86%) PostgreSQL
General
1 4 (11.43%) Advertising
2 2 (5.71%) Finance
2 2 (5.71%) Marketing
2 2 (5.71%) Retail
Job Titles
1 10 (28.57%) Developer
2 9 (25.71%) Office 365 Engineer
3 5 (14.29%) .NET Developer
3 5 (14.29%) Consultant
4 4 (11.43%) C# Developer
4 4 (11.43%) SQL Developer
5 3 (8.57%) C# .NET Developer
5 3 (8.57%) Office 365 Consultant
6 2 (5.71%) Applications Developer
6 2 (5.71%) ASP Developer
6 2 (5.71%) Engineering Specialist
6 2 (5.71%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 2 (5.71%) Senior .NET Developer
6 2 (5.71%) Senior C# .NET Developer
6 2 (5.71%) Senior C# Developer
6 2 (5.71%) Senior Developer
6 2 (5.71%) Senior SQL Developer
6 2 (5.71%) Software Consultant
6 2 (5.71%) T-SQL Developer
6 2 (5.71%) VB Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (28.57%) .NET
2 5 (14.29%) ASP.NET
2 5 (14.29%) Web Services
3 3 (8.57%) MDX
4 2 (5.71%) .NET Framework
4 2 (5.71%) Classic ASP
4 2 (5.71%) WCF
4 2 (5.71%) WPF
5 1 (2.86%) AngularJS
5 1 (2.86%) CAML
5 1 (2.86%) CSS
5 1 (2.86%) HTML
5 1 (2.86%) HTML5
5 1 (2.86%) jQuery
5 1 (2.86%) Node.js
Miscellaneous
1 10 (28.57%) Clustering
2 9 (25.71%) Computer Science
3 5 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
4 4 (11.43%) N-Tier
5 2 (5.71%) Management Information System
5 2 (5.71%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 27 (77.14%) Windows
2 14 (40.00%) Windows Server
3 3 (8.57%) Windows Server 2003
3 3 (8.57%) Windows Server 2008
3 3 (8.57%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (34.29%) Content Management
1 12 (34.29%) Load Balancing
2 10 (28.57%) Database Mirroring
3 9 (25.71%) Business Intelligence
3 9 (25.71%) Performance Tuning
4 5 (14.29%) Microsoft Office Automation
5 4 (11.43%) SDLC
6 3 (8.57%) Data Management
6 3 (8.57%) Disaster Recovery
6 3 (8.57%) ITIL
6 3 (8.57%) Software Delivery
6 3 (8.57%) Web Design
7 2 (5.71%) Revenue Management
7 2 (5.71%) Service Delivery
7 2 (5.71%) Software Testing
7 2 (5.71%) Web Development
8 1 (2.86%) Agile Software Development
8 1 (2.86%) Office Automation
8 1 (2.86%) Open Source
8 1 (2.86%) Open Source Development
Programming Languages
1 30 (85.71%) SQL
2 22 (62.86%) PowerShell
3 14 (40.00%) VBScript
4 12 (34.29%) T-SQL
5 10 (28.57%) C#
6 8 (22.86%) VB
7 4 (11.43%) VBA
8 3 (8.57%) VB.NET
9 1 (2.86%) C
9 1 (2.86%) FQL
9 1 (2.86%) Java
9 1 (2.86%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 25 (71.43%) Security Cleared
2 23 (65.71%) SC Cleared
3 18 (51.43%) Microsoft Certification
4 10 (28.57%) MCSE
5 9 (25.71%) Degree
6 8 (22.86%) MCITP
6 8 (22.86%) MCP
6 8 (22.86%) MCTS
7 1 (2.86%) DV Cleared
System Software
1 22 (62.86%) Active Directory
2 1 (2.86%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 10 (28.57%) Microsoft Clustering
2 3 (8.57%) SCCM
2 3 (8.57%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
2 3 (8.57%) WSUS
Vendors
1 32 (91.43%) Microsoft
2 9 (25.71%) Citrix
2 9 (25.71%) VMware
3 3 (8.57%) HP