The first table below looks at the demand 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 25 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Database & Business Intelligence category for the North East region.

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
25 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft SQL Server 2008
Rank 30 33 38
Rank change year-on-year
+3 +5
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 2008 22 6 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 4.09% 1.79% 1.98%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 19.82% 8.33% 10.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 4 6
Average daily rate
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£325 £268 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+21.49% -20.74%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £254 £253 £313
10% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £284 £356
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £325 £325
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £26.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-23.07% -25.71%
Database & Business Intelligence Category
North East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Database & Business Intelligence category
111 72 96
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 20.63% 21.43% 18.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 70 39 51
Average daily rate £332 £300 £335
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.54% -10.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £221
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £375 £540
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 3
Average hourly rate £32.50 - £16.64
UK excluding London average hourly rate £28.50 £30.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-5.00% -
SQL Server 2008
England

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
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 25 July 2014. 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
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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 -10 10 £328 +26.20% 5
Durham +4 7 £325 +18.18% 1
Northumberland - - - -
SQL Server 2008
England

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

For the 6 months to 25 July 2014, 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 33 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 27 (81.82%) SQL
3 16 (48.48%) T-SQL
3 16 (48.48%) .NET
3 16 (48.48%) ASP.NET
4 15 (45.45%) C#
5 13 (39.39%) JavaScript
6 11 (33.33%) XML
6 11 (33.33%) Microsoft
7 10 (30.30%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 10 (30.30%) SQL Server 2012
8 9 (27.27%) SharePoint
8 9 (27.27%) Web Services
9 8 (24.24%) B2B
9 8 (24.24%) Extranet
9 8 (24.24%) InfoPath
9 8 (24.24%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 8 (24.24%) jQuery
9 8 (24.24%) VMware
9 8 (24.24%) SharePoint 2010
10 7 (21.21%) Firewall
10 7 (21.21%) DHCP
10 7 (21.21%) DNS
11 6 (18.18%) Business Intelligence
11 6 (18.18%) Oracle
11 6 (18.18%) Oracle Database 11g
11 6 (18.18%) SC Cleared
11 6 (18.18%) Security Cleared
11 6 (18.18%) SQL Server 2005
11 6 (18.18%) REST

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

For the 6 months to 25 July 2014, 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 9 (27.27%) SharePoint
2 8 (24.24%) SharePoint 2010
3 4 (12.12%) Oracle Application Server
3 4 (12.12%) WebLogic
4 3 (9.09%) WebSphere
5 1 (3.03%) IIS
Applications
1 8 (24.24%) InfoPath
2 4 (12.12%) MS Excel
3 2 (6.06%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 8 (24.24%) Extranet
2 7 (21.21%) Firewall
2 7 (21.21%) DNS
2 7 (21.21%) DHCP
3 5 (15.15%) HTTP
3 5 (15.15%) VPN
3 5 (15.15%) LAN
3 5 (15.15%) WAN
3 5 (15.15%) SAN
4 1 (3.03%) Cisco ASA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 33 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 10 (30.30%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 10 (30.30%) SQL Server 2012
3 8 (24.24%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 6 (18.18%) Oracle Database 11g
4 6 (18.18%) Oracle Database
4 6 (18.18%) SQL Server 2005
5 5 (15.15%) SQL Server 2000
6 4 (12.12%) DTS
7 3 (9.09%) Data Warehouse
8 2 (6.06%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 1 (3.03%) SSDT
9 1 (3.03%) Data Mining
9 1 (3.03%) Oracle Database 10g
9 1 (3.03%) OLAP
9 1 (3.03%) Oracle OWB
9 1 (3.03%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 3 (9.09%) Visual Studio
General
1 5 (15.15%) Finance
2 2 (6.06%) Manufacturing
3 1 (3.03%) Publishing
3 1 (3.03%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 21 (63.64%) Developer
2 8 (24.24%) SharePoint Developer
3 5 (15.15%) UNIX Engineer
3 5 (15.15%) .NET Developer
4 4 (12.12%) SQL Developer
5 3 (9.09%) SQL Server Developer
5 3 (9.09%) C# Developer
5 3 (9.09%) Analyst
5 3 (9.09%) Server Support
5 3 (9.09%) Support Engineer
5 3 (9.09%) ASP.NET Developer
5 3 (9.09%) C# ASP.NET Developer
5 3 (9.09%) C# .NET Developer
6 2 (6.06%) Windows Server Engineer
6 2 (6.06%) VMware Engineer
6 2 (6.06%) Windows Support Engineer
6 2 (6.06%) VMware Support Engineer
6 2 (6.06%) Server Support Engineer
6 2 (6.06%) Administrator
6 2 (6.06%) Data Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (48.48%) .NET
1 16 (48.48%) ASP.NET
2 11 (33.33%) XML
3 9 (27.27%) Web Services
4 8 (24.24%) jQuery
5 6 (18.18%) REST
6 5 (15.15%) Middleware
6 5 (15.15%) HTML
7 4 (12.12%) ActiveX
7 4 (12.12%) DCOM
7 4 (12.12%) WCF
7 4 (12.12%) ASP.NET Web Forms
8 3 (9.09%) WebSphere MQ
8 3 (9.09%) Ajax
9 2 (6.06%) .NET Framework
9 2 (6.06%) MSMQ
10 1 (3.03%) CSS
10 1 (3.03%) SOAP
10 1 (3.03%) CSS3
10 1 (3.03%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 5 (15.15%) Thin Client
1 5 (15.15%) Fat Client
1 5 (15.15%) Open Source
2 3 (9.09%) Clustering
3 2 (6.06%) NHS
4 1 (3.03%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 5 (15.15%) UNIX
1 5 (15.15%) AIX
1 5 (15.15%) Solaris
1 5 (15.15%) Linux
1 5 (15.15%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 4 (12.12%) HPUX
3 3 (9.09%) Windows
3 3 (9.09%) Windows Server 2003
3 3 (9.09%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (6.06%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (24.24%) B2B
2 6 (18.18%) Business Intelligence
3 5 (15.15%) Configuration Management
3 5 (15.15%) Service Management
3 5 (15.15%) Performance Testing
4 4 (12.12%) Change Data Capture
5 3 (9.09%) MVC
5 3 (9.09%) ETL
6 2 (6.06%) Data Modelling
6 2 (6.06%) Migration
6 2 (6.06%) Database Security
6 2 (6.06%) Capacity Planning
7 1 (3.03%) Performance Tuning
7 1 (3.03%) Data Management
7 1 (3.03%) Information Management
7 1 (3.03%) Software Engineering
7 1 (3.03%) Lean Six Sigma
7 1 (3.03%) Digital Marketing
7 1 (3.03%) Performance Management
7 1 (3.03%) Data Migration
Programming Languages
1 27 (81.82%) SQL
2 16 (48.48%) T-SQL
3 15 (45.45%) C#
4 13 (39.39%) JavaScript
5 4 (12.12%) VB
5 4 (12.12%) VB.NET
5 4 (12.12%) VB6
6 1 (3.03%) PHP
Qualifications
1 6 (18.18%) SC Cleared
1 6 (18.18%) Security Cleared
2 1 (3.03%) Degree
2 1 (3.03%) DV Cleared
System Software
1 5 (15.15%) VMware ESX
1 5 (15.15%) Oracle RAC
1 5 (15.15%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (12.12%) KVM
2 4 (12.12%) RHEV
3 3 (9.09%) Active Directory
3 3 (9.09%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 1 (3.03%) WSUS
1 1 (3.03%) SCOM
Vendors
1 11 (33.33%) Microsoft
2 8 (24.24%) VMware
3 6 (18.18%) Oracle
4 5 (15.15%) Citrix
4 5 (15.15%) Red Hat
5 3 (9.09%) Cisco
5 3 (9.09%) HP
6 2 (6.06%) Dell
7 1 (3.03%) Cognos
7 1 (3.03%) Veritas
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