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 17 September 2014 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
17 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft SQL Server 2008
Rank 46 34 40
Rank change year-on-year
-12 +6
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 2008 22 3 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 3.28% 0.86% 1.47%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 13.41% 4.92% 8.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 2 2
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£350 £269 £288
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+30.23% -6.52%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £298 £254 £258
10% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £284 £318
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 £19.50 £32.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-40.00% -7.14%
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
164 61 87
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 24.48% 17.53% 18.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 99 40 39
Average daily rate £350 £325 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £205 £225 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £425 £340
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £347 £335
% change year-on-year
+0.86% +3.58%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 2 4
Average hourly rate £32.09 £9.75 £13.42
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+229.29% -27.38%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £27.50 £6.50 £13.11
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £33.00 £12.99 £15.77
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.50 £30.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
+1.66% -3.22%

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 17 September 2014.

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 17 September 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 -20 12 £360 - 6
Durham +1 8 £325 +30.00% 2
SQL Server 2008
England

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

For the 6 months to 17 September 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 34 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 32 (94.12%) SQL
3 21 (61.76%) .NET
3 21 (61.76%) ASP.NET
4 19 (55.88%) C#
5 18 (52.94%) Microsoft
6 17 (50.00%) T-SQL
7 15 (44.12%) Web Services
8 12 (35.29%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 11 (32.35%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 11 (32.35%) SC Cleared
9 11 (32.35%) Security Cleared
9 11 (32.35%) JavaScript
9 11 (32.35%) SharePoint
10 10 (29.41%) MS Excel
10 10 (29.41%) VB
10 10 (29.41%) VB.NET
10 10 (29.41%) XML
10 10 (29.41%) Business Intelligence
10 10 (29.41%) B2B
10 10 (29.41%) Extranet
10 10 (29.41%) SharePoint 2010
10 10 (29.41%) jQuery
10 10 (29.41%) InfoPath
10 10 (29.41%) SQL Server 2005
11 9 (26.47%) Windows
12 8 (23.53%) VMware
13 7 (20.59%) Firewall
13 7 (20.59%) Finance
13 7 (20.59%) REST

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

For the 6 months to 17 September 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 11 (32.35%) SharePoint
2 10 (29.41%) SharePoint 2010
3 4 (11.76%) WebLogic
3 4 (11.76%) Oracle Application Server
4 3 (8.82%) WebSphere
5 1 (2.94%) IIS
Applications
1 10 (29.41%) MS Excel
1 10 (29.41%) InfoPath
2 7 (20.59%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 10 (29.41%) Extranet
2 7 (20.59%) Firewall
2 7 (20.59%) DNS
2 7 (20.59%) DHCP
2 7 (20.59%) HTTP
3 5 (14.71%) VPN
3 5 (14.71%) LAN
3 5 (14.71%) WAN
3 5 (14.71%) SAN
4 1 (2.94%) Cisco ASA
4 1 (2.94%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 34 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 12 (35.29%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 11 (32.35%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 10 (29.41%) SQL Server 2005
5 6 (17.65%) Oracle Database 11g
5 6 (17.65%) Oracle Database
6 5 (14.71%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 5 (14.71%) SQL Server 2012
6 5 (14.71%) SQL Server 2000
7 4 (11.76%) DTS
7 4 (11.76%) Microsoft Analysis Services
8 1 (2.94%) SSDT
8 1 (2.94%) Oracle OWB
8 1 (2.94%) Data Mining
8 1 (2.94%) Data Warehouse
8 1 (2.94%) Oracle Database 10g
General
1 7 (20.59%) Finance
2 2 (5.88%) Manufacturing
3 1 (2.94%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 21 (61.76%) Developer
2 10 (29.41%) SharePoint Developer
3 5 (14.71%) UNIX Engineer
4 3 (8.82%) .NET Developer
4 3 (8.82%) Support Engineer
4 3 (8.82%) Server Support
5 2 (5.88%) Programmer
5 2 (5.88%) Analyst
5 2 (5.88%) Administrator
5 2 (5.88%) VMware Engineer
5 2 (5.88%) Windows Support Engineer
5 2 (5.88%) VMware Support Engineer
5 2 (5.88%) SQL Developer
5 2 (5.88%) Data Analyst
5 2 (5.88%) Windows Server Engineer
5 2 (5.88%) Server Support Engineer
5 2 (5.88%) Server Engineer
6 1 (2.94%) Data Migration Analyst
6 1 (2.94%) Technical Administrator
6 1 (2.94%) Junior .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (61.76%) .NET
1 21 (61.76%) ASP.NET
2 15 (44.12%) Web Services
3 10 (29.41%) XML
3 10 (29.41%) jQuery
4 7 (20.59%) REST
5 5 (14.71%) Middleware
6 4 (11.76%) ActiveX
6 4 (11.76%) DCOM
6 4 (11.76%) MDX
7 3 (8.82%) .NET Framework
7 3 (8.82%) WebSphere MQ
8 2 (5.88%) MSMQ
9 1 (2.94%) Ajax
9 1 (2.94%) ASP.NET MVC
Miscellaneous
1 6 (17.65%) N-Tier
2 5 (14.71%) Fat Client
2 5 (14.71%) Open Source
2 5 (14.71%) Thin Client
3 3 (8.82%) Clustering
4 2 (5.88%) User Experience
5 1 (2.94%) Web 2.0
5 1 (2.94%) Computer Science
5 1 (2.94%) RIA
5 1 (2.94%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 9 (26.47%) Windows
2 5 (14.71%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 5 (14.71%) UNIX
2 5 (14.71%) AIX
2 5 (14.71%) Solaris
2 5 (14.71%) Linux
3 4 (11.76%) HPUX
4 3 (8.82%) Windows Server 2008
4 3 (8.82%) Windows Server 2003
5 2 (5.88%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (29.41%) Business Intelligence
1 10 (29.41%) B2B
2 6 (17.65%) Service Delivery
2 6 (17.65%) Data Management
3 5 (14.71%) Web Design
3 5 (14.71%) Performance Testing
3 5 (14.71%) Configuration Management
3 5 (14.71%) Service Management
4 4 (11.76%) Change Data Capture
5 2 (5.88%) ETL
5 2 (5.88%) Data Modelling
5 2 (5.88%) Capacity Planning
5 2 (5.88%) Database Security
6 1 (2.94%) Mentoring
6 1 (2.94%) Coaching
6 1 (2.94%) Agile Software Development
6 1 (2.94%) Information Management
6 1 (2.94%) Migration
6 1 (2.94%) Disaster Recovery
6 1 (2.94%) MVC
Programming Languages
1 32 (94.12%) SQL
2 19 (55.88%) C#
3 17 (50.00%) T-SQL
4 11 (32.35%) JavaScript
5 10 (29.41%) VB
5 10 (29.41%) VB.NET
6 6 (17.65%) VBA
6 6 (17.65%) VBScript
7 4 (11.76%) VB6
8 2 (5.88%) C
Qualifications
1 11 (32.35%) SC Cleared
1 11 (32.35%) Security Cleared
2 1 (2.94%) DV Cleared
2 1 (2.94%) Degree
System Software
1 5 (14.71%) VMware ESX
1 5 (14.71%) Oracle RAC
1 5 (14.71%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (11.76%) KVM
2 4 (11.76%) RHEV
3 3 (8.82%) Hyper-V
3 3 (8.82%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (2.94%) WSUS
1 1 (2.94%) SCOM
Vendors
1 18 (52.94%) Microsoft
2 8 (23.53%) VMware
3 6 (17.65%) Oracle
4 5 (14.71%) Citrix
4 5 (14.71%) Red Hat
5 3 (8.82%) HP
5 3 (8.82%) Cisco
6 2 (5.88%) Dell
7 1 (2.94%) Cognos
7 1 (2.94%) Veritas
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