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 3 August 2015 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
3 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft SQL Server 2008
Rank 70 33 32
Rank change year-on-year
-37 -1
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 2008 6 22 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 0.66% 3.87% 1.72%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 2.97% 19.13% 8.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 14 4
Average daily rate
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- £325 £268
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +21.49%
UK excluding London average daily rate £330 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+1.53% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £28.50 £20.00 £26.00
% change year-on-year
+42.50% -23.07%
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
202 115 71
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 22.15% 20.25% 20.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 131 72 38
Average daily rate £365 £332 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.05% +10.54%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £450 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.28% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 1 0
Average hourly rate £21.50 £32.50 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-33.84% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £28.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+5.26% -5.00%

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 3 August 2015. 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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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 -28 5 - - 1
Durham -13 1 - - 1
SQL Server 2008
England

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

For the 6 months to 3 August 2015, 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 9 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 8 (88.89%) SQL
3 6 (66.67%) T-SQL
4 5 (55.56%) ASP.NET
4 5 (55.56%) .NET
5 4 (44.44%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 4 (44.44%) VB
5 4 (44.44%) Microsoft
6 3 (33.33%) CRM
6 3 (33.33%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
6 3 (33.33%) ASP.NET Web Forms
6 3 (33.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 2 (22.22%) MS Excel
7 2 (22.22%) SQL Server 2005
7 2 (22.22%) C#
7 2 (22.22%) Web Services
7 2 (22.22%) XML
7 2 (22.22%) Windows
8 1 (11.11%) OO
8 1 (11.11%) XSLT
8 1 (11.11%) HTML
8 1 (11.11%) JavaScript
8 1 (11.11%) CSS
8 1 (11.11%) VB.NET
8 1 (11.11%) IIS
8 1 (11.11%) MS Office
8 1 (11.11%) Visual Studio
8 1 (11.11%) ADO.NET
8 1 (11.11%) Disaster Recovery
8 1 (11.11%) Back Office

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

For the 6 months to 3 August 2015, 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 1 (11.11%) IIS
1 1 (11.11%) SharePoint
1 1 (11.11%) MS Exchange
1 1 (11.11%) Exchange Server 2007
1 1 (11.11%) Office Communications Server
Applications
1 2 (22.22%) MS Excel
2 1 (11.11%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 1 (11.11%) SAN
1 1 (11.11%) Internet
1 1 (11.11%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 4 (44.44%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 3 (33.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 2 (22.22%) SQL Server 2005
5 1 (11.11%) QlikView
5 1 (11.11%) SQL Server 2012
5 1 (11.11%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 3 (33.33%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
2 1 (11.11%) Visual Studio
2 1 (11.11%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 1 (11.11%) Back Office
1 1 (11.11%) Finance
Job Titles
1 4 (44.44%) Developer
2 3 (33.33%) Analyst
2 3 (33.33%) Analyst Programmer
2 3 (33.33%) Programmer
3 1 (11.11%) Support Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) 2nd Line Support
3 1 (11.11%) .NET Developer
3 1 (11.11%) VB Developer
3 1 (11.11%) Desktop Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) SQL DBA
3 1 (11.11%) Business Intelligence Developer
3 1 (11.11%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (55.56%) .NET
1 5 (55.56%) ASP.NET
2 3 (33.33%) ASP.NET Web Forms
3 2 (22.22%) Web Services
3 2 (22.22%) XML
4 1 (11.11%) XSLT
4 1 (11.11%) Ajax
4 1 (11.11%) jQuery
4 1 (11.11%) CSS
4 1 (11.11%) ADO.NET
4 1 (11.11%) FusionCharts
4 1 (11.11%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (11.11%) NHS
1 1 (11.11%) Replication
1 1 (11.11%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 2 (22.22%) Windows
2 1 (11.11%) Windows Server 2003
2 1 (11.11%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (33.33%) CRM
2 1 (11.11%) ETL
2 1 (11.11%) Business Intelligence
2 1 (11.11%) Disaster Recovery
2 1 (11.11%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (11.11%) Project Planning
2 1 (11.11%) Web Development
2 1 (11.11%) Unit Testing
2 1 (11.11%) Performance Management
2 1 (11.11%) Waterfall
2 1 (11.11%) Web Application Development
2 1 (11.11%) Data Transformation
2 1 (11.11%) Performance Tuning
2 1 (11.11%) ETL Development
2 1 (11.11%) API Integration
2 1 (11.11%) OO
Programming Languages
1 8 (88.89%) SQL
2 6 (66.67%) T-SQL
3 4 (44.44%) VB
4 2 (22.22%) C#
5 1 (11.11%) JavaScript
5 1 (11.11%) VB.NET
System Software
1 1 (11.11%) Active Directory
1 1 (11.11%) vSphere
Vendors
1 4 (44.44%) Microsoft