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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SQL Server 2008 over the 3 months to 10 February 2016 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
10 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft SQL Server 2008
Rank 61 40 45
Rank change year-on-year
-21 +5
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 2008 16 19 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 1.74% 3.05% 2.42%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 7.05% 13.48% 8.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 19 8
Average daily rate £325 £375 £250
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-13.33% +50.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £350 £199
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £400 £325
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £42.50 £28.69 £31.50
% change year-on-year
+48.13% -8.92%
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
227 141 136
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 24.62% 22.67% 29.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 134 98 87
Average daily rate £400 £350 £263
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% +33.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £275 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £450 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 4 3
Average hourly rate £19.50 £15.00 £99.10
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+30.00% -84.86%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 £32.50 £29.00
% change year-on-year
- +12.06%

SQL Server 2008
Jobs Demand Trend in the North East

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing SQL Server 2008 across the North East region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 10 February 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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing SQL Server 2008 within the North East region over the 3 months to 10 February 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Tyne and Wear -19 10 £325 -10.34% 4
Durham -4 5 £280 -25.33%
SQL Server 2008
England

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

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the North East 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 31 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 20 (64.52%) SQL Server 2005
3 19 (61.29%) SQL
3 19 (61.29%) Windows
4 18 (58.06%) .NET
5 17 (54.84%) Microsoft
6 14 (45.16%) MS Excel
7 13 (41.94%) VBScript
7 13 (41.94%) Data Management
7 13 (41.94%) Security Cleared
7 13 (41.94%) Windows Server
8 12 (38.71%) VB
8 12 (38.71%) C#
8 12 (38.71%) MS Office
8 12 (38.71%) Business Intelligence
9 10 (32.26%) Service Delivery
9 10 (32.26%) VB.NET
9 10 (32.26%) VBA
9 10 (32.26%) N-Tier
9 10 (32.26%) SC Cleared
9 10 (32.26%) Analytical Skills
9 10 (32.26%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 10 (32.26%) Microsoft Office Automation
10 9 (29.03%) HTML5
10 9 (29.03%) CSS
10 9 (29.03%) HTML
10 9 (29.03%) JavaScript
11 8 (25.81%) Service Management
11 8 (25.81%) ITIL
12 7 (22.58%) Web Design

SQL Server 2008
Top Related IT Skills in the North East by Category

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the North East 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 5 (16.13%) SharePoint
2 1 (3.23%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (3.23%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 14 (45.16%) MS Excel
2 12 (38.71%) MS Office
3 1 (3.23%) MS PowerPoint
Communications & Networking
1 4 (12.90%) Internet
2 1 (3.23%) DHCP
2 1 (3.23%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 31 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 20 (64.52%) SQL Server 2005
3 10 (32.26%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 6 (19.35%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 5 (16.13%) Microsoft Analysis Services
5 5 (16.13%) SQL Server 2012
6 4 (12.90%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 3 (9.68%) Business Intelligence Development Studio
7 3 (9.68%) SQL Server 2000
8 2 (6.45%) Data Warehouse
8 2 (6.45%) Oracle Database
9 1 (3.23%) Relational Database
9 1 (3.23%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 3 (9.68%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
2 1 (3.23%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 2 (6.45%) Finance
2 1 (3.23%) Advertising
2 1 (3.23%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 17 (54.84%) Developer
2 8 (25.81%) SQL Developer
3 5 (16.13%) Consultant
3 5 (16.13%) DBA
4 4 (12.90%) Business Intelligence Developer
4 4 (12.90%) Java Developer
4 4 (12.90%) Software Consultant
4 4 (12.90%) SQL BI Developer
4 4 (12.90%) SQL DBA
5 3 (9.68%) .NET Developer
5 3 (9.68%) Administrator
6 2 (6.45%) Applications Developer
6 2 (6.45%) Oracle DBA
6 2 (6.45%) SQL Server DBA
7 1 (3.23%) 1st Line Support
7 1 (3.23%) 2nd Line Support
7 1 (3.23%) Server Engineer
7 1 (3.23%) Service Analyst
7 1 (3.23%) SQL Server Developer
7 1 (3.23%) VB.NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (58.06%) .NET
2 9 (29.03%) CSS
2 9 (29.03%) HTML
2 9 (29.03%) HTML5
3 7 (22.58%) ASP.NET
4 6 (19.35%) Web Services
5 5 (16.13%) MDX
6 4 (12.90%) CAML
6 4 (12.90%) jQuery
7 2 (6.45%) Classic ASP
8 1 (3.23%) .NET Framework
8 1 (3.23%) ADO.NET
8 1 (3.23%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 10 (32.26%) Analytical Skills
1 10 (32.26%) N-Tier
2 4 (12.90%) Clustering
3 3 (9.68%) Replication
4 2 (6.45%) Management Information System
5 1 (3.23%) Data Centre
5 1 (3.23%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 19 (61.29%) Windows
2 13 (41.94%) Windows Server
3 7 (22.58%) Windows Server 2008
4 6 (19.35%) Windows Server 2003
4 6 (19.35%) Windows Server 2012
5 4 (12.90%) Linux
5 4 (12.90%) Mac OS X
5 4 (12.90%) Unix
6 2 (6.45%) Windows 7
7 1 (3.23%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (41.94%) Data Management
2 12 (38.71%) Business Intelligence
3 10 (32.26%) Microsoft Office Automation
3 10 (32.26%) Service Delivery
4 8 (25.81%) ITIL
4 8 (25.81%) Service Management
5 7 (22.58%) Web Design
6 5 (16.13%) Agile Software Development
6 5 (16.13%) Software Delivery
7 4 (12.90%) Disaster Recovery
7 4 (12.90%) TDD
8 3 (9.68%) Change Management
8 3 (9.68%) Coaching
8 3 (9.68%) Mentoring
8 3 (9.68%) Performance Tuning
8 3 (9.68%) Security Patching
8 3 (9.68%) Web Development
9 2 (6.45%) Change Control
9 2 (6.45%) SDLC
9 2 (6.45%) Software Testing
Programming Languages
1 19 (61.29%) SQL
2 13 (41.94%) VBScript
3 12 (38.71%) C#
3 12 (38.71%) VB
4 10 (32.26%) VB.NET
4 10 (32.26%) VBA
5 9 (29.03%) JavaScript
6 6 (19.35%) C
7 4 (12.90%) FQL
7 4 (12.90%) Java
7 4 (12.90%) PowerShell
7 4 (12.90%) T-SQL
8 1 (3.23%) VB6
Qualifications
1 13 (41.94%) Security Cleared
2 10 (32.26%) SC Cleared
3 2 (6.45%) BPSS Clearance
3 2 (6.45%) MCDBA
3 2 (6.45%) MCT
3 2 (6.45%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.23%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (6.45%) Active Directory
2 1 (3.23%) Terminal Server
2 1 (3.23%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (3.23%) vSphere
2 1 (3.23%) Xen
Systems Management
1 5 (16.13%) SCCM
1 5 (16.13%) WSUS
2 4 (12.90%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 3 (9.68%) Perfmon
4 1 (3.23%) McAfee ePO
Vendors
1 17 (54.84%) Microsoft
2 4 (12.90%) HP
2 4 (12.90%) ServiceNow
3 3 (9.68%) VMware
4 2 (6.45%) Oracle
4 2 (6.45%) Veritas
5 1 (3.23%) Citrix
5 1 (3.23%) Intel Security
5 1 (3.23%) SAP
Newcastle upon Tyne
Nigel Frank International
Rate: £250 - £350 per day
Posted: 22 days ago