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 22 May 2015 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
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft SQL Server 2008
Rank 55 45 21
Rank change year-on-year
-10 -24
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 2008 2 5 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Newcastle upon Tyne 0.37% 1.16% 3.33%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 1.37% 4.67% 13.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 3 3
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£180 £275 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-34.54% -31.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £136 £265 £288
10% offered a daily rate of more than £224 £279 £408
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £340 £325
% change year-on-year
-4.41% +4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.00 £27.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
-22.22% -16.92%
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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
146 107 36
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Newcastle upon Tyne 26.69% 24.88% 24.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 96 79 23
Average daily rate £445 £300 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+48.33% -25.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £200 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £465 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Average hourly rate £15.68 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.33 £34.75 £28.25
% change year-on-year
-27.10% +23.00%

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
Top 25 Related IT Skills in Newcastle upon Tyne

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, 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 2 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (50.00%) IIS
2 1 (50.00%) MS Office
2 1 (50.00%) Windows
2 1 (50.00%) MS Excel
2 1 (50.00%) SharePoint
2 1 (50.00%) MS Exchange
2 1 (50.00%) Business Intelligence
2 1 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (50.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (50.00%) SAN
2 1 (50.00%) NHS
2 1 (50.00%) Windows Server 2003
2 1 (50.00%) Internet
2 1 (50.00%) Clustering
2 1 (50.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 1 (50.00%) SQL Server 2005
2 1 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2007
2 1 (50.00%) QlikView
2 1 (50.00%) Office Communications Server
2 1 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (50.00%) NAS
2 1 (50.00%) vSphere
2 1 (50.00%) SQL
2 1 (50.00%) T-SQL

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

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, 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 1 (50.00%) IIS
1 1 (50.00%) SharePoint
1 1 (50.00%) MS Exchange
1 1 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2007
1 1 (50.00%) Office Communications Server
Applications
1 1 (50.00%) MS Office
1 1 (50.00%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 1 (50.00%) SAN
1 1 (50.00%) Internet
1 1 (50.00%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (50.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 1 (50.00%) SQL Server 2005
2 1 (50.00%) QlikView
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Developer
1 1 (50.00%) Support Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) 2nd Line Support
1 1 (50.00%) Desktop Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) Business Intelligence Developer
1 1 (50.00%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) NHS
1 1 (50.00%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 1 (50.00%) Windows
1 1 (50.00%) Windows Server 2003
1 1 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 1 (50.00%) SQL
1 1 (50.00%) T-SQL
System Software
1 1 (50.00%) Active Directory
1 1 (50.00%) vSphere
Vendors
1 1 (50.00%) Microsoft