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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SQL Server 2008 over the 3 months to 26 August 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
26 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft SQL Server 2008
Rank 88 59 38
Rank change year-on-year
-29 -21
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 2008 14 19 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Tyne and Wear 1.32% 2.39% 3.22%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 5.88% 9.90% 15.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 7 10
Median daily rate £330 £300 £355
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.00% -15.49%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £279 £265 £322
10% offered a daily rate of more than £349 £310 £383
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £31.25 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+36.00% +56.25%
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
238 192 88
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Tyne and Wear 22.47% 24.12% 20.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 154 126 64
Median daily rate £330 £425 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-22.35% +21.42%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £275 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £640 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 20 3 1
Median hourly rate £28.00 £21.50 £32.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+30.23% -33.84%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.18 £33.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-14.60% +32.00%

SQL Server 2008
Jobs Demand Trend in Tyne and Wear

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Tyne and Wear region citing SQL Server 2008 as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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
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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing SQL Server 2008 within the Tyne and Wear region over the 3 months to 26 August 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Newcastle upon Tyne -31 12 £330 +10.00% 1
Sunderland - 1 - - 1
North Tyneside - 1 £338 -
SQL Server 2008
North East

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

For the 6 months to 26 August 2016, IT contractor jobs citing SQL Server 2008 also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Tyne and Wear region with a requirement for SQL Server 2008.

1 41 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 34 (82.93%) SQL
2 34 (82.93%) Microsoft
3 30 (73.17%) Windows
4 25 (60.98%) Security Cleared
5 24 (58.54%) Active Directory
6 23 (56.10%) SC Cleared
7 22 (53.66%) PowerShell
8 20 (48.78%) SQL Server 2005
9 19 (46.34%) MS Office
10 18 (43.90%) Microsoft Certification
11 17 (41.46%) SQL Server 2012
11 17 (41.46%) Windows Server
12 16 (39.02%) SQL Server Integration Services
13 15 (36.59%) T-SQL
13 15 (36.59%) VBScript
14 14 (34.15%) .NET
15 13 (31.71%) MS Excel
15 13 (31.71%) SQL Server Reporting Services
16 12 (29.27%) Content Management
16 12 (29.27%) Load Balancing
16 12 (29.27%) Exchange Server 2013
16 12 (29.27%) Office 365
16 12 (29.27%) Exchange Server 2010
16 12 (29.27%) MS Exchange
16 12 (29.27%) DNS
16 12 (29.27%) Firewall
17 11 (26.83%) VMware
17 11 (26.83%) Clustering
17 11 (26.83%) C#

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

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 12 (29.27%) Exchange Server 2010
1 12 (29.27%) Exchange Server 2013
1 12 (29.27%) MS Exchange
2 4 (9.76%) OpenStack
3 1 (2.44%) IIS
3 1 (2.44%) SharePoint
Applications
1 19 (46.34%) MS Office
2 13 (31.71%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 12 (29.27%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 12 (29.27%) DNS
1 12 (29.27%) Firewall
2 1 (2.44%) Cisco ASA
2 1 (2.44%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 41 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 20 (48.78%) SQL Server 2005
3 17 (41.46%) SQL Server 2012
4 16 (39.02%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 13 (31.71%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 4 (9.76%) Microsoft Analysis Services
6 4 (9.76%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 2 (4.88%) Data Warehouse
8 1 (2.44%) MongoDB
8 1 (2.44%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 3 (7.32%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 4 (9.76%) Advertising
2 2 (4.88%) Finance
2 2 (4.88%) Marketing
2 2 (4.88%) Retail
Job Titles
1 14 (34.15%) Developer
2 9 (21.95%) .NET Developer
2 9 (21.95%) Office 365 Engineer
3 5 (12.20%) Consultant
3 5 (12.20%) SQL Developer
4 4 (9.76%) C# Developer
5 3 (7.32%) C# .NET Developer
5 3 (7.32%) Office 365 Consultant
5 3 (7.32%) VB.NET Developer
6 2 (4.88%) Applications Developer
6 2 (4.88%) ASP Developer
6 2 (4.88%) Engineering Specialist
6 2 (4.88%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 2 (4.88%) Senior .NET Developer
6 2 (4.88%) Senior C# .NET Developer
6 2 (4.88%) Senior C# Developer
6 2 (4.88%) Senior SQL Developer
6 2 (4.88%) Software Consultant
6 2 (4.88%) T-SQL Developer
6 2 (4.88%) VB Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (34.15%) .NET
2 6 (14.63%) ASP.NET
2 6 (14.63%) Web Services
3 5 (12.20%) .NET Framework
4 4 (9.76%) MDX
5 3 (7.32%) XML
6 2 (4.88%) Classic ASP
6 2 (4.88%) WCF
6 2 (4.88%) WPF
7 1 (2.44%) AngularJS
7 1 (2.44%) CAML
7 1 (2.44%) CSS
7 1 (2.44%) HTML
7 1 (2.44%) HTML5
7 1 (2.44%) jQuery
7 1 (2.44%) Node.js
Miscellaneous
1 11 (26.83%) Clustering
2 9 (21.95%) Computer Science
3 5 (12.20%) Analytical Skills
3 5 (12.20%) N-Tier
4 3 (7.32%) Virtual Team
5 2 (4.88%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 30 (73.17%) Windows
2 17 (41.46%) Windows Server
3 4 (9.76%) Windows Server 2003
3 4 (9.76%) Windows Server 2008
4 3 (7.32%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (29.27%) Content Management
1 12 (29.27%) Load Balancing
2 10 (24.39%) Business Intelligence
2 10 (24.39%) Database Mirroring
3 9 (21.95%) Performance Tuning
4 6 (14.63%) Microsoft Office Automation
5 4 (9.76%) Data Management
5 4 (9.76%) SDLC
5 4 (9.76%) Web Design
6 3 (7.32%) Disaster Recovery
6 3 (7.32%) ITIL
6 3 (7.32%) OO
6 3 (7.32%) Service Delivery
6 3 (7.32%) Software Delivery
6 3 (7.32%) Software Engineering
7 2 (4.88%) Revenue Management
7 2 (4.88%) Software Testing
7 2 (4.88%) Web Development
8 1 (2.44%) Agile Software Development
8 1 (2.44%) Open Source
Programming Languages
1 34 (82.93%) SQL
2 22 (53.66%) PowerShell
3 15 (36.59%) T-SQL
3 15 (36.59%) VBScript
4 11 (26.83%) C#
5 9 (21.95%) VB
6 7 (17.07%) VB.NET
7 5 (12.20%) VBA
8 1 (2.44%) C
8 1 (2.44%) FQL
8 1 (2.44%) Java
8 1 (2.44%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 25 (60.98%) Security Cleared
2 23 (56.10%) SC Cleared
3 18 (43.90%) Microsoft Certification
4 10 (24.39%) MCSE
5 9 (21.95%) Degree
6 8 (19.51%) MCITP
6 8 (19.51%) MCP
6 8 (19.51%) MCTS
7 1 (2.44%) DV Cleared
System Software
1 24 (58.54%) Active Directory
2 1 (2.44%) Hyper-V
2 1 (2.44%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 11 (26.83%) Microsoft Clustering
2 4 (9.76%) WSUS
3 3 (7.32%) SCCM
3 3 (7.32%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
4 1 (2.44%) SCOM
Vendors
1 34 (82.93%) Microsoft
2 11 (26.83%) VMware
3 9 (21.95%) Citrix
4 4 (9.76%) HP
5 2 (4.88%) Cisco
6 1 (2.44%) NetApp
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