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 29 May 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
29 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft SQL Server 2008
Rank 83 56 44
Rank change year-on-year
-27 -12
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 2008 24 3 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Newcastle upon Tyne 2.10% 0.54% 0.93%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 10.62% 1.99% 3.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 3 3
Median daily rate £320 £235 £275
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+36.17% -14.54%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £291 £147 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £338 £339 £279
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £328 £338
% change year-on-year
+6.87% -2.96%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £26.00 £23.00 £24.00
% change year-on-year
+13.04% -4.16%
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
226 151 114
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Newcastle upon Tyne 19.81% 26.96% 26.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 143 99 88
Median daily rate £325 £445 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-26.96% +48.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £263 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £650 £465
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £363 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.58% +3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 2 0
Median hourly rate £35.00 £15.68 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+123.28% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £33.50 £26.00 £31.50
% change year-on-year
+28.84% -17.46%

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 29 May 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 28 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 23 (82.14%) Microsoft
3 20 (71.43%) SQL
4 18 (64.29%) Windows
5 16 (57.14%) Security Cleared
5 16 (57.14%) PowerShell
6 15 (53.57%) SQL Server 2005
7 14 (50.00%) SC Cleared
8 13 (46.43%) Active Directory
8 13 (46.43%) MS Office
9 12 (42.86%) VB
9 12 (42.86%) .NET
9 12 (42.86%) C#
9 12 (42.86%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 11 (39.29%) Microsoft Certification
10 11 (39.29%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 11 (39.29%) VBScript
10 11 (39.29%) MS Excel
11 10 (35.71%) T-SQL
12 9 (32.14%) ASP.NET
12 9 (32.14%) SQL Server 2012
12 9 (32.14%) Analytical Skills
13 8 (28.57%) Windows Server
14 7 (25.00%) Database Mirroring
14 7 (25.00%) Business Intelligence
14 7 (25.00%) MCSE
14 7 (25.00%) Clustering
15 6 (21.43%) VMware
15 6 (21.43%) Firewall
15 6 (21.43%) Data Management

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 6 (21.43%) Exchange Server 2010
1 6 (21.43%) Exchange Server 2013
1 6 (21.43%) MS Exchange
2 4 (14.29%) OpenStack
2 4 (14.29%) SharePoint
3 1 (3.57%) Node.js
Applications
1 13 (46.43%) MS Office
2 11 (39.29%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 6 (21.43%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 6 (21.43%) DNS
1 6 (21.43%) Firewall
2 4 (14.29%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 28 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 15 (53.57%) SQL Server 2005
3 12 (42.86%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 11 (39.29%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 9 (32.14%) SQL Server 2012
6 3 (10.71%) Data Warehouse
6 3 (10.71%) Microsoft Analysis Services
6 3 (10.71%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 1 (3.57%) MongoDB
7 1 (3.57%) PostgreSQL
General
1 3 (10.71%) Finance
2 2 (7.14%) Advertising
2 2 (7.14%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 12 (42.86%) Developer
2 5 (17.86%) Office 365 Engineer
3 3 (10.71%) .NET Developer
3 3 (10.71%) Applications Developer
3 3 (10.71%) ASP Developer
3 3 (10.71%) Consultant
3 3 (10.71%) Java Developer
3 3 (10.71%) SQL Developer
4 2 (7.14%) C# Developer
4 2 (7.14%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 2 (7.14%) Software Consultant
4 2 (7.14%) T-SQL Developer
4 2 (7.14%) VB Developer
5 1 (3.57%) Active Directory Engineer
5 1 (3.57%) C# .NET Developer
5 1 (3.57%) Engineering Specialist
5 1 (3.57%) Microsoft BI Developer
5 1 (3.57%) Office 365 Consultant
5 1 (3.57%) SSIS Developer
5 1 (3.57%) SSRS Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (42.86%) .NET
2 9 (32.14%) ASP.NET
3 5 (17.86%) Web Services
4 4 (14.29%) CAML
4 4 (14.29%) CSS
4 4 (14.29%) HTML
4 4 (14.29%) HTML5
4 4 (14.29%) jQuery
5 3 (10.71%) Classic ASP
5 3 (10.71%) MDX
6 1 (3.57%) AngularJS
Miscellaneous
1 9 (32.14%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (25.00%) Clustering
3 6 (21.43%) Computer Science
4 4 (14.29%) N-Tier
5 2 (7.14%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 18 (64.29%) Windows
2 8 (28.57%) Windows Server
3 3 (10.71%) Linux
3 3 (10.71%) Mac OS X
3 3 (10.71%) Unix
3 3 (10.71%) Windows Server 2003
3 3 (10.71%) Windows Server 2008
3 3 (10.71%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (25.00%) Business Intelligence
1 7 (25.00%) Database Mirroring
2 6 (21.43%) Content Management
2 6 (21.43%) Data Management
2 6 (21.43%) Load Balancing
2 6 (21.43%) Performance Tuning
3 5 (17.86%) Microsoft Office Automation
4 4 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
5 3 (10.71%) Disaster Recovery
5 3 (10.71%) ITIL
5 3 (10.71%) SDLC
5 3 (10.71%) Software Delivery
5 3 (10.71%) Software Testing
5 3 (10.71%) TDD
5 3 (10.71%) Web Design
5 3 (10.71%) Web Development
6 2 (7.14%) Revenue Management
6 2 (7.14%) Service Delivery
7 1 (3.57%) Open Source
7 1 (3.57%) Open Source Development
Programming Languages
1 20 (71.43%) SQL
2 16 (57.14%) PowerShell
3 12 (42.86%) C#
3 12 (42.86%) VB
4 11 (39.29%) VBScript
5 10 (35.71%) T-SQL
6 4 (14.29%) FQL
6 4 (14.29%) Java
6 4 (14.29%) JavaScript
6 4 (14.29%) VBA
7 3 (10.71%) VB.NET
8 1 (3.57%) C
8 1 (3.57%) VB6
Qualifications
1 16 (57.14%) Security Cleared
2 14 (50.00%) SC Cleared
3 11 (39.29%) Microsoft Certification
4 7 (25.00%) MCSE
5 6 (21.43%) Degree
6 4 (14.29%) MCITP
6 4 (14.29%) MCP
6 4 (14.29%) MCTS
7 2 (7.14%) BPSS Clearance
8 1 (3.57%) DV Cleared
System Software
1 13 (46.43%) Active Directory
2 1 (3.57%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 3 (10.71%) SCCM
1 3 (10.71%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
1 3 (10.71%) WSUS
Vendors
1 23 (82.14%) Microsoft
2 6 (21.43%) Citrix
2 6 (21.43%) VMware
3 3 (10.71%) HP
3 3 (10.71%) ServiceNow