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 20 October 2014 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
20 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft SQL Server 2008
Rank 47 23 40
Rank change year-on-year
-24 +17
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 2008 17 1 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Newcastle upon Tyne 3.06% 0.70% 0.34%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 10.69% 4.35% 2.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 0 1
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£370 - £325
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £320 £325
% change year-on-year
+5.46% -1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.25 £32.50 £28.75
% change year-on-year
-28.46% +13.04%
SQL Server 2008
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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
159 23 50
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Newcastle upon Tyne 28.65% 16.20% 17.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 113 18 33
Average daily rate £375 £325 £340
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.38% -4.41%
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £330 £338
% change year-on-year
+9.09% -2.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 1 0
Average hourly rate £28.75 £12.99 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+121.32% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.36 £31.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+5.91% +5.00%

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
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 20 October 2014.

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 20 October 2014, 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 23 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 18 (78.26%) Security Cleared
3 16 (69.57%) SQL
3 16 (69.57%) Microsoft
4 14 (60.87%) Windows
4 14 (60.87%) MS Excel
4 14 (60.87%) SC Cleared
5 11 (47.83%) SQL Server 2005
5 11 (47.83%) C#
5 11 (47.83%) .NET
5 11 (47.83%) ASP.NET
6 10 (43.48%) Business Intelligence
7 9 (39.13%) Configuration Management
7 9 (39.13%) Service Delivery
7 9 (39.13%) MS Office
7 9 (39.13%) VBScript
7 9 (39.13%) VB.NET
7 9 (39.13%) VBA
7 9 (39.13%) Web Services
7 9 (39.13%) N-Tier
7 9 (39.13%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 9 (39.13%) Data Management
8 7 (30.43%) Web Design
8 7 (30.43%) VB
9 6 (26.09%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 6 (26.09%) SQL Server 2012
10 5 (21.74%) Analytical Skills
10 5 (21.74%) Relational Database
10 5 (21.74%) Problem Management
10 5 (21.74%) Windows Server 2008

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

For the 6 months to 20 October 2014, 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.

Application Platforms
1 3 (13.04%) WebLogic
1 3 (13.04%) Oracle Application Server
2 2 (8.70%) SharePoint
3 1 (4.35%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 14 (60.87%) MS Excel
2 9 (39.13%) MS Office
3 1 (4.35%) InfoPath
Communications & Networking
1 4 (17.39%) LAN
1 4 (17.39%) WAN
1 4 (17.39%) DHCP
1 4 (17.39%) VPN
1 4 (17.39%) DNS
1 4 (17.39%) SAN
1 4 (17.39%) Firewall
2 1 (4.35%) Extranet
2 1 (4.35%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 11 (47.83%) SQL Server 2005
3 9 (39.13%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 6 (26.09%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 6 (26.09%) SQL Server 2012
5 5 (21.74%) Relational Database
5 5 (21.74%) Microsoft Analysis Services
5 5 (21.74%) RDBMS
6 4 (17.39%) Oracle Database 11g
6 4 (17.39%) Oracle Database
7 3 (13.04%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 1 (4.35%) SQL Server 2000
8 1 (4.35%) Data Mining
General
1 2 (8.70%) Finance
2 1 (4.35%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 11 (47.83%) Developer
2 4 (17.39%) Applications Support
2 4 (17.39%) SQL Developer
2 4 (17.39%) UNIX Engineer
3 2 (8.70%) Applications Support Engineer
3 2 (8.70%) Support Engineer
3 2 (8.70%) .NET Developer
4 1 (4.35%) Solutions Designer
4 1 (4.35%) Data Analyst
4 1 (4.35%) Analyst
4 1 (4.35%) Server Support
4 1 (4.35%) Programmer
4 1 (4.35%) SharePoint Developer
4 1 (4.35%) Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (47.83%) .NET
1 11 (47.83%) ASP.NET
2 9 (39.13%) Web Services
3 5 (21.74%) MDX
4 4 (17.39%) Middleware
5 2 (8.70%) SOAP
6 1 (4.35%) XML
6 1 (4.35%) WinForms
6 1 (4.35%) jQuery
6 1 (4.35%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 9 (39.13%) N-Tier
2 5 (21.74%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (17.39%) Thin Client
3 4 (17.39%) Fat Client
3 4 (17.39%) Open Source
4 2 (8.70%) Clustering
4 2 (8.70%) NHS
5 1 (4.35%) Smartcard
5 1 (4.35%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 14 (60.87%) Windows
2 5 (21.74%) Windows Server 2008
3 4 (17.39%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 4 (17.39%) UNIX
3 4 (17.39%) AIX
3 4 (17.39%) Solaris
3 4 (17.39%) Linux
4 3 (13.04%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (43.48%) Business Intelligence
2 9 (39.13%) Configuration Management
2 9 (39.13%) Service Delivery
2 9 (39.13%) Data Management
3 7 (30.43%) Web Design
4 5 (21.74%) Problem Management
5 4 (17.39%) Performance Testing
5 4 (17.39%) Service Management
6 3 (13.04%) Change Data Capture
7 2 (8.70%) Business Continuity
8 1 (4.35%) Lean Six Sigma
8 1 (4.35%) Mentoring
8 1 (4.35%) Coaching
8 1 (4.35%) Disaster Recovery
8 1 (4.35%) Migration
8 1 (4.35%) B2B
8 1 (4.35%) Six Sigma
8 1 (4.35%) ITIL
8 1 (4.35%) Data Modelling
8 1 (4.35%) ETL
Programming Languages
1 16 (69.57%) SQL
2 11 (47.83%) C#
3 9 (39.13%) VBScript
3 9 (39.13%) VB.NET
3 9 (39.13%) VBA
4 7 (30.43%) VB
5 2 (8.70%) C
6 1 (4.35%) JavaScript
6 1 (4.35%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 18 (78.26%) Security Cleared
2 14 (60.87%) SC Cleared
3 1 (4.35%) DV Cleared
3 1 (4.35%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.35%) Data Quality
System Software
1 4 (17.39%) VMware ESX
1 4 (17.39%) Oracle RAC
1 4 (17.39%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (13.04%) KVM
2 3 (13.04%) RHEV
Vendors
1 16 (69.57%) Microsoft
2 5 (21.74%) HP
3 4 (17.39%) Citrix
3 4 (17.39%) Red Hat
3 4 (17.39%) VMware
3 4 (17.39%) Oracle
4 1 (4.35%) Veritas
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