The table below looks at the statistics for SQL Server 2008 skills in IT contracts advertised for the Tyne and Wear 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 22 December 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
22 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft SQL Server 2008
Rank 35 31 33
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +2
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 2008 19 4 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Tyne and Wear 3.39% 1.66% 1.00%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 13.57% 7.69% 6.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 3 0
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£341 £301 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.56% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £320 £313
% change year-on-year
+9.37% +2.40%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £26.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £31.10 £31.75 £25.75
% change year-on-year
-2.06% +23.30%
SQL Server 2008
North East

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 Tyne and Wear region.

Database & Business Intelligence Category
Tyne and Wear
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Database & Business Intelligence category
140 52 47
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Tyne and Wear 25.00% 21.58% 15.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 100 27 23
Average daily rate £375 £280 £340
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+34.04% -17.72%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £362 £370
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £325 £335
% change year-on-year
+11.53% -2.98%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 2 4
Average hourly rate £30.00 £28.10 £21.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.78% +33.78%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £28.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+25.00% -6.66%

SQL Server 2008
Jobs Demand Trend in Tyne and Wear

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing SQL Server 2008 across the Tyne and Wear region as a proportion of the total demand within the Database & Business Intelligence category.

SQL Server 2008 Jobs Demand Trend in Tyne and Wear

SQL Server 2008
Daily Rate Trend in Tyne and Wear

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

SQL Server 2008 Daily Rate Trend in Tyne and Wear

SQL Server 2008
Daily Rate Histogram in Tyne and Wear

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing SQL Server 2008 across the Tyne and Wear region over the 3 months to 22 December 2014.

SQL Server 2008 Daily Rate Histogram in Tyne and Wear

SQL Server 2008
Hourly Rate Trend in Tyne and Wear

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

SQL Server 2008 Hourly Rate Trend in Tyne and Wear

SQL Server 2008
Contract Job Locations in Tyne and Wear

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 Tyne and Wear region over the 3 months to 22 December 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
Newcastle upon Tyne -15 16 £352 +16.99% 4
Gateshead - - - - 1
SQL Server 2008
North East

SQL Server 2008
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Tyne and Wear

For the 6 months to 22 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Tyne and Wear 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 32 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 24 (75.00%) SQL
3 22 (68.75%) .NET
3 22 (68.75%) ASP.NET
3 22 (68.75%) Microsoft
4 20 (62.50%) C#
4 20 (62.50%) Security Cleared
5 19 (59.38%) VB.NET
5 19 (59.38%) Windows
5 19 (59.38%) MS Excel
5 19 (59.38%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 17 (53.13%) SQL Server 2005
7 16 (50.00%) Web Services
7 16 (50.00%) Business Intelligence
8 15 (46.88%) SC Cleared
9 14 (43.75%) VBScript
9 14 (43.75%) VBA
9 14 (43.75%) MS Office
9 14 (43.75%) N-Tier
9 14 (43.75%) Service Delivery
9 14 (43.75%) Data Management
10 13 (40.63%) VB
11 12 (37.50%) Web Design
12 11 (34.38%) SQL Server Analysis Services
13 10 (31.25%) Microsoft Analysis Services
13 10 (31.25%) MDX
14 8 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
15 6 (18.75%) JavaScript
15 6 (18.75%) Configuration Management
15 6 (18.75%) SQL Server 2012

SQL Server 2008
Top Related IT Skills in Tyne and Wear by Category

For the 6 months to 22 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Tyne and Wear 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 2 (6.25%) SharePoint
2 1 (3.13%) Oracle Application Server
2 1 (3.13%) SharePoint 2010
2 1 (3.13%) WebLogic
Applications
1 19 (59.38%) MS Excel
2 14 (43.75%) MS Office
3 1 (3.13%) InfoPath
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.13%) LAN
1 1 (3.13%) WAN
1 1 (3.13%) DHCP
1 1 (3.13%) HTTP
1 1 (3.13%) VPN
1 1 (3.13%) DNS
1 1 (3.13%) SAN
1 1 (3.13%) Internet
1 1 (3.13%) Extranet
1 1 (3.13%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 32 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 19 (59.38%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 17 (53.13%) SQL Server 2005
4 11 (34.38%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 10 (31.25%) Microsoft Analysis Services
6 6 (18.75%) SQL Server 2012
7 5 (15.63%) Relational Database
7 5 (15.63%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 5 (15.63%) RDBMS
8 2 (6.25%) SQL Server 2000
9 1 (3.13%) Data Warehouse
9 1 (3.13%) DTS
9 1 (3.13%) Data Mining
9 1 (3.13%) Oracle Database
9 1 (3.13%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 4 (12.50%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 2 (6.25%) Finance
2 1 (3.13%) Manufacturing
2 1 (3.13%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 23 (71.88%) Developer
2 8 (25.00%) .NET Developer
3 4 (12.50%) SQL Developer
3 4 (12.50%) Applications Support
4 3 (9.38%) Support Engineer
5 2 (6.25%) Applications Support Engineer
5 2 (6.25%) VB.NET Developer
6 1 (3.13%) Data Warehouse Developer
6 1 (3.13%) Junior Developer
6 1 (3.13%) ETL Developer
6 1 (3.13%) UNIX Engineer
6 1 (3.13%) Junior .NET Developer
6 1 (3.13%) Business Intelligence Developer
6 1 (3.13%) Microsoft Developer
6 1 (3.13%) SharePoint Developer
6 1 (3.13%) Designer
6 1 (3.13%) Junior
6 1 (3.13%) Solutions Designer
6 1 (3.13%) Data Analyst
6 1 (3.13%) Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (68.75%) .NET
1 22 (68.75%) ASP.NET
2 16 (50.00%) Web Services
3 10 (31.25%) MDX
4 5 (15.63%) jQuery
4 5 (15.63%) Ajax
4 5 (15.63%) XML
5 4 (12.50%) CSS
5 4 (12.50%) HTML
6 3 (9.38%) FusionCharts
7 2 (6.25%) SOAP
8 1 (3.13%) DCOM
8 1 (3.13%) ActiveX
8 1 (3.13%) Middleware
8 1 (3.13%) WinForms
8 1 (3.13%) .NET Framework
8 1 (3.13%) ASP.NET MVC
8 1 (3.13%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 14 (43.75%) N-Tier
2 8 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (6.25%) NHS
4 1 (3.13%) Thin Client
4 1 (3.13%) Smartcard
4 1 (3.13%) Clustering
4 1 (3.13%) Web 2.0
4 1 (3.13%) Fat Client
4 1 (3.13%) RIA
4 1 (3.13%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 19 (59.38%) Windows
2 5 (15.63%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (3.13%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (3.13%) UNIX
3 1 (3.13%) AIX
3 1 (3.13%) HPUX
3 1 (3.13%) Solaris
3 1 (3.13%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (50.00%) Business Intelligence
2 14 (43.75%) Service Delivery
2 14 (43.75%) Data Management
3 12 (37.50%) Web Design
4 6 (18.75%) Configuration Management
5 5 (15.63%) Problem Management
6 4 (12.50%) Web Application Development
7 2 (6.25%) Migration
7 2 (6.25%) Business Continuity
7 2 (6.25%) Data Modelling
7 2 (6.25%) ETL
8 1 (3.13%) UML
8 1 (3.13%) OOA/OOD
8 1 (3.13%) OO
8 1 (3.13%) Service Management
8 1 (3.13%) B2B
8 1 (3.13%) MVC
8 1 (3.13%) Performance Testing
8 1 (3.13%) Dimensional Modelling
8 1 (3.13%) Change Data Capture
Programming Languages
1 24 (75.00%) SQL
2 20 (62.50%) C#
3 19 (59.38%) VB.NET
4 14 (43.75%) VBA
4 14 (43.75%) VBScript
5 13 (40.63%) VB
6 6 (18.75%) JavaScript
7 4 (12.50%) T-SQL
8 3 (9.38%) C
9 1 (3.13%) VB6
Qualifications
1 20 (62.50%) Security Cleared
2 15 (46.88%) SC Cleared
3 1 (3.13%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.13%) Data Quality
System Software
1 1 (3.13%) VMware ESX
1 1 (3.13%) Oracle RAC
1 1 (3.13%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (3.13%) KVM
1 1 (3.13%) RHEV
Vendors
1 22 (68.75%) Microsoft
2 5 (15.63%) HP
3 1 (3.13%) Citrix
3 1 (3.13%) Veritas
3 1 (3.13%) Red Hat
3 1 (3.13%) VMware
3 1 (3.13%) Oracle