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 9 December 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
9 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft SQL Server 2008
Rank 92 60 44
Rank change year-on-year
-32 -16
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 2008 5 3 17
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Newcastle upon Tyne 0.49% 0.46% 3.12%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 2.31% 1.95% 10.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 2 15
Median daily rate £438 £338 £352
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+29.62% -3.99%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £398 £328 £295
10% offered a daily rate of more than £510 £348 £375
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.50 £20.00 £33.50
% change year-on-year
+102.50% -40.29%
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
216 154 162
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Newcastle upon Tyne 21.16% 23.40% 29.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 166 91 107
Median daily rate £420 £350 £405
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+20.00% -13.58%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £306 £300 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £387 £363
% change year-on-year
+3.35% +6.75%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 7 3
Median hourly rate £24.00 £19.50 £30.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+23.07% -35.00%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £38.00 £25.00 £33.50
% change year-on-year
+52.00% -25.37%

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 9 December 2016.

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 9 December 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 12 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 10 (83.33%) SQL
3 8 (66.67%) Microsoft
4 7 (58.33%) Windows
5 5 (41.67%) Active Directory
5 5 (41.67%) Microsoft Certification
5 5 (41.67%) SC Cleared
5 5 (41.67%) Security Cleared
5 5 (41.67%) PowerShell
5 5 (41.67%) SQL Server 2012
5 5 (41.67%) Performance Tuning
6 4 (33.33%) Office 365
6 4 (33.33%) VMware
6 4 (33.33%) SQL Server 2005
6 4 (33.33%) C#
7 3 (25.00%) .NET
7 3 (25.00%) MCP
7 3 (25.00%) MS Excel
7 3 (25.00%) T-SQL
7 3 (25.00%) MS Office
7 3 (25.00%) MS Exchange
7 3 (25.00%) DNS
7 3 (25.00%) Business Intelligence
7 3 (25.00%) Firewall
7 3 (25.00%) MCITP
7 3 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2010
7 3 (25.00%) Content Management
7 3 (25.00%) MCTS
7 3 (25.00%) Load Balancing
7 3 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2013

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 3 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2010
1 3 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2013
1 3 (25.00%) MS Exchange
2 1 (8.33%) SharePoint
2 1 (8.33%) SharePoint 2010
2 1 (8.33%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 3 (25.00%) MS Excel
1 3 (25.00%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (8.33%) Sage 200
Cloud Services
1 4 (33.33%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 3 (25.00%) DNS
1 3 (25.00%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 5 (41.67%) SQL Server 2012
3 4 (33.33%) SQL Server 2005
4 2 (16.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 2 (16.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 1 (8.33%) Data Mart
5 1 (8.33%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (8.33%) PostgreSQL
General
1 2 (16.67%) Advertising
1 2 (16.67%) Retail
Job Titles
1 3 (25.00%) DBA
1 3 (25.00%) Office 365 Engineer
1 3 (25.00%) SQL DBA
1 3 (25.00%) SQL Server DBA
2 2 (16.67%) .NET Developer
2 2 (16.67%) C# .NET Developer
2 2 (16.67%) C# Developer
2 2 (16.67%) Developer
2 2 (16.67%) Senior .NET Developer
2 2 (16.67%) Senior C# .NET Developer
2 2 (16.67%) Senior C# Developer
2 2 (16.67%) Senior Developer
2 2 (16.67%) Senior SQL Developer
2 2 (16.67%) SQL Developer
2 2 (16.67%) SQL Server Specialist
3 1 (8.33%) Consultant
3 1 (8.33%) SharePoint Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (25.00%) .NET
2 2 (16.67%) .NET Framework
2 2 (16.67%) WCF
2 2 (16.67%) WPF
3 1 (8.33%) ASP.NET
3 1 (8.33%) CSS
3 1 (8.33%) CSS3
3 1 (8.33%) HTML
3 1 (8.33%) HTML5
3 1 (8.33%) jQuery
3 1 (8.33%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (16.67%) Clustering
1 2 (16.67%) Computer Science
1 2 (16.67%) FlexPod
2 1 (8.33%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (8.33%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 7 (58.33%) Windows
2 3 (25.00%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (41.67%) Performance Tuning
2 3 (25.00%) Business Intelligence
2 3 (25.00%) Content Management
2 3 (25.00%) Load Balancing
3 2 (16.67%) Database Mirroring
3 2 (16.67%) SDLC
4 1 (8.33%) Business Continuity
4 1 (8.33%) Configuration Management
4 1 (8.33%) Data Security
4 1 (8.33%) Disaster Recovery
4 1 (8.33%) ETL
4 1 (8.33%) Line Management
4 1 (8.33%) Migration
4 1 (8.33%) Performance Management
Programming Languages
1 10 (83.33%) SQL
2 5 (41.67%) PowerShell
3 4 (33.33%) C#
4 3 (25.00%) T-SQL
5 2 (16.67%) VBScript
6 1 (8.33%) JavaScript
6 1 (8.33%) VB
Qualifications
1 5 (41.67%) Microsoft Certification
1 5 (41.67%) SC Cleared
1 5 (41.67%) Security Cleared
2 3 (25.00%) MCITP
2 3 (25.00%) MCP
2 3 (25.00%) MCTS
3 2 (16.67%) Degree
3 2 (16.67%) MCSE
System Software
1 5 (41.67%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (16.67%) Microsoft Clustering
Vendors
1 8 (66.67%) Microsoft
2 4 (33.33%) VMware
3 2 (16.67%) Cisco
3 2 (16.67%) Citrix
3 2 (16.67%) NetApp
4 1 (8.33%) Sage