The table below looks at the statistics for SQL Server 2008 skills in IT contracts advertised for the North East region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SQL Server 2008 over the 3 months to 6 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
6 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft SQL Server 2008
Rank 109 67 37
Rank change year-on-year
-42 -30
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 2008 7 11 41
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 0.50% 1.15% 4.70%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 2.26% 5.00% 16.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 8 36
Median daily rate £438 £311 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+40.72% -11.17%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £398 £271 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £510 £358 £400
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 £22.50 £33.50
% change year-on-year
+80.00% -32.83%
SQL Server 2008
England

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 North East region.

Database & Business Intelligence Category
North East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Database & Business Intelligence category
310 220 249
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 22.17% 22.92% 28.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 228 129 164
Median daily rate £425 £350 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+21.42% -6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £320 £280 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £504 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £363
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +6.89%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 11 8
Median hourly rate £24.00 £19.50 £21.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+23.07% -8.23%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £38.00 £25.44 £33.00
% change year-on-year
+49.37% -22.90%

SQL Server 2008
Jobs Demand Trend in the North East

The demand trend of contract jobs across the North East 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 the North East

SQL Server 2008
Daily Rate Trend in the North East

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing SQL Server 2008 across the North East region.

SQL Server 2008 Daily Rate Trend in the North East

SQL Server 2008
Daily Rate Histogram in the North East

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing SQL Server 2008 across the North East region over the 3 months to 6 December 2016.

SQL Server 2008 Daily Rate Histogram in the North East

SQL Server 2008
Hourly Rate Trend in the North East

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing SQL Server 2008 across the North East region.

SQL Server 2008 Hourly Rate Trend in the North East

SQL Server 2008
Contract Job Locations in the North East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing SQL Server 2008 within the North East region over the 3 months to 6 December 2016. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Tyne and Wear -35 7 £438 +29.62%
SQL Server 2008
England

SQL Server 2008
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North East

For the 6 months to 6 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 North East region with a requirement for SQL Server 2008.

1 17 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 13 (76.47%) SQL
3 9 (52.94%) Windows
3 9 (52.94%) Microsoft
4 8 (47.06%) Security Cleared
5 7 (41.18%) Active Directory
5 7 (41.18%) C#
6 6 (35.29%) T-SQL
6 6 (35.29%) VMware
7 5 (29.41%) SQL Server 2005
7 5 (29.41%) Microsoft Certification
7 5 (29.41%) PowerShell
7 5 (29.41%) WCF
7 5 (29.41%) SC Cleared
7 5 (29.41%) SQL Server 2012
7 5 (29.41%) Performance Tuning
7 5 (29.41%) Windows Server
8 4 (23.53%) Office 365
8 4 (23.53%) Cisco
8 4 (23.53%) XML
9 3 (17.65%) Clustering
9 3 (17.65%) Scrum
9 3 (17.65%) Firewall
9 3 (17.65%) Agile Software Development
9 3 (17.65%) Subversion
9 3 (17.65%) Content Management
9 3 (17.65%) MCITP
9 3 (17.65%) MCTS
9 3 (17.65%) MCP
9 3 (17.65%) .NET

SQL Server 2008
Top Related IT Skills in the North East 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 (17.65%) BizTalk Server
1 3 (17.65%) Exchange Server 2010
1 3 (17.65%) Exchange Server 2013
1 3 (17.65%) MS Exchange
2 1 (5.88%) IIS
2 1 (5.88%) SharePoint
2 1 (5.88%) SharePoint 2010
2 1 (5.88%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 3 (17.65%) MS Excel
1 3 (17.65%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (5.88%) Sage 200
Cloud Services
1 4 (23.53%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 3 (17.65%) DNS
1 3 (17.65%) Firewall
2 1 (5.88%) Cisco ASA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 5 (29.41%) SQL Server 2005
2 5 (29.41%) SQL Server 2012
3 2 (11.76%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 2 (11.76%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (5.88%) Data Mart
4 1 (5.88%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (5.88%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 3 (17.65%) Git (software)
1 3 (17.65%) Subversion
1 3 (17.65%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 2 (11.76%) Advertising
1 2 (11.76%) Retail
Job Titles
1 5 (29.41%) C# Developer
1 5 (29.41%) Developer
2 4 (23.53%) DBA
2 4 (23.53%) SQL DBA
2 4 (23.53%) SQL Server DBA
3 3 (17.65%) Lead C# Developer
3 3 (17.65%) Lead Developer
3 3 (17.65%) Office 365 Engineer
4 2 (11.76%) .NET Developer
4 2 (11.76%) C# .NET Developer
4 2 (11.76%) C# Software Developer
4 2 (11.76%) Lead Software Developer
4 2 (11.76%) Senior .NET Developer
4 2 (11.76%) Senior C# .NET Developer
4 2 (11.76%) Senior C# Developer
4 2 (11.76%) Senior Developer
4 2 (11.76%) Senior SQL Developer
4 2 (11.76%) Software Developer
4 2 (11.76%) SQL Developer
4 2 (11.76%) SQL Server Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (29.41%) WCF
2 4 (23.53%) XML
3 3 (17.65%) .NET
3 3 (17.65%) Web Services
4 2 (11.76%) .NET Framework
4 2 (11.76%) WPF
5 1 (5.88%) ASP.NET
5 1 (5.88%) CSS
5 1 (5.88%) CSS3
5 1 (5.88%) HTML
5 1 (5.88%) HTML5
5 1 (5.88%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 3 (17.65%) Clustering
2 2 (11.76%) Computer Science
2 2 (11.76%) FlexPod
3 1 (5.88%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (5.88%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 9 (52.94%) Windows
2 5 (29.41%) Windows Server
3 1 (5.88%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (5.88%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (29.41%) Performance Tuning
2 3 (17.65%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (17.65%) Business Intelligence
2 3 (17.65%) Content Management
2 3 (17.65%) Load Balancing
2 3 (17.65%) OO
2 3 (17.65%) Scrum
3 2 (11.76%) Database Mirroring
3 2 (11.76%) SDLC
4 1 (5.88%) Business Continuity
4 1 (5.88%) Configuration Management
4 1 (5.88%) Data Security
4 1 (5.88%) Disaster Recovery
4 1 (5.88%) ETL
4 1 (5.88%) Line Management
4 1 (5.88%) Migration
4 1 (5.88%) Performance Management
Programming Languages
1 13 (76.47%) SQL
2 7 (41.18%) C#
3 6 (35.29%) T-SQL
4 5 (29.41%) PowerShell
5 3 (17.65%) C++
5 3 (17.65%) Java
6 2 (11.76%) VBScript
7 1 (5.88%) JavaScript
7 1 (5.88%) VB
Qualifications
1 8 (47.06%) Security Cleared
2 5 (29.41%) Microsoft Certification
2 5 (29.41%) SC Cleared
3 3 (17.65%) MCITP
3 3 (17.65%) MCP
3 3 (17.65%) MCTS
4 2 (11.76%) Degree
4 2 (11.76%) MCSE
System Software
1 7 (41.18%) Active Directory
2 1 (5.88%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 3 (17.65%) Microsoft Clustering
2 1 (5.88%) SCOM
2 1 (5.88%) WSUS
Vendors
1 9 (52.94%) Microsoft
2 6 (35.29%) VMware
3 4 (23.53%) Cisco
4 3 (17.65%) CA Agile Central
4 3 (17.65%) NetApp
5 2 (11.76%) Citrix
6 1 (5.88%) HP
6 1 (5.88%) Sage