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 8 February 2016 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
8 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft SQL Server 2008
Rank 62 40 41
Rank change year-on-year
-22 +1
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 2008 10 2 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Tyne and Wear 1.38% 0.51% 1.92%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 5.29% 2.67% 6.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 2 3
Average daily rate £325 £363 £250
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.34% +45.00%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £42.50 £28.69 £31.25
% change year-on-year
+48.13% -8.19%
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
189 75 94
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Tyne and Wear 26.00% 19.18% 30.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 119 58 56
Average daily rate £408 £325 £263
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+25.61% +23.80%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £198
10% offered a daily rate of more than £685 £492 £426
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £368 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.04% +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 2 3
Average hourly rate £19.50 £13.25 £99.10
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+47.16% -86.62%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £29.00 £32.50 £27.75
% change year-on-year
-10.76% +17.11%

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 8 February 2016.

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 8 February 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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
Newcastle upon Tyne -23 6 £375 +3.44% 4
Sunderland - 3 £325 - 1
South Shields - 1 - -
SQL Server 2008
North East

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

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, 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 24 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 18 (75.00%) SQL
3 17 (70.83%) .NET
4 15 (62.50%) SQL Server 2005
5 14 (58.33%) MS Excel
6 13 (54.17%) Windows
6 13 (54.17%) Microsoft
6 13 (54.17%) Windows Server
7 12 (50.00%) Data Management
7 12 (50.00%) Business Intelligence
7 12 (50.00%) MS Office
8 11 (45.83%) VB
8 11 (45.83%) C#
8 11 (45.83%) Security Cleared
9 10 (41.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 10 (41.67%) Microsoft Office Automation
9 10 (41.67%) VB.NET
9 10 (41.67%) VBA
9 10 (41.67%) N-Tier
10 9 (37.50%) VBScript
10 9 (37.50%) Service Delivery
11 8 (33.33%) Service Management
11 8 (33.33%) CSS
11 8 (33.33%) HTML
11 8 (33.33%) JavaScript
11 8 (33.33%) HTML5
11 8 (33.33%) SC Cleared
12 7 (29.17%) Web Design
13 6 (25.00%) ASP.NET
13 6 (25.00%) C

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

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, 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 4 (16.67%) SharePoint
2 1 (4.17%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (4.17%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 14 (58.33%) MS Excel
2 12 (50.00%) MS Office
3 1 (4.17%) MS PowerPoint
Communications & Networking
1 3 (12.50%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 15 (62.50%) SQL Server 2005
3 10 (41.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 6 (25.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 5 (20.83%) Microsoft Analysis Services
5 5 (20.83%) SQL Server 2012
6 4 (16.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 3 (12.50%) Business Intelligence Development Studio
7 3 (12.50%) SQL Server 2000
8 2 (8.33%) Data Warehouse
8 2 (8.33%) Oracle Database
9 1 (4.17%) Relational Database
9 1 (4.17%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 3 (12.50%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
2 1 (4.17%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 2 (8.33%) Finance
2 1 (4.17%) Advertising
2 1 (4.17%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 16 (66.67%) Developer
2 8 (33.33%) SQL Developer
3 5 (20.83%) DBA
4 4 (16.67%) Business Intelligence Developer
4 4 (16.67%) SQL BI Developer
4 4 (16.67%) SQL DBA
5 3 (12.50%) .NET Developer
5 3 (12.50%) Administrator
5 3 (12.50%) Java Developer
6 2 (8.33%) Applications Developer
6 2 (8.33%) Oracle DBA
6 2 (8.33%) SQL Server DBA
7 1 (4.17%) 1st Line Support
7 1 (4.17%) 2nd Line Support
7 1 (4.17%) Analyst
7 1 (4.17%) Service Analyst
7 1 (4.17%) Service Desk Analyst
7 1 (4.17%) Systems Administrator
7 1 (4.17%) VB Developer
7 1 (4.17%) VB.NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (70.83%) .NET
2 8 (33.33%) CSS
2 8 (33.33%) HTML
2 8 (33.33%) HTML5
3 6 (25.00%) ASP.NET
3 6 (25.00%) Web Services
4 5 (20.83%) MDX
5 3 (12.50%) CAML
5 3 (12.50%) jQuery
6 2 (8.33%) Classic ASP
7 1 (4.17%) .NET Framework
7 1 (4.17%) ADO.NET
7 1 (4.17%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 10 (41.67%) N-Tier
2 5 (20.83%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (16.67%) Clustering
4 3 (12.50%) Replication
5 1 (4.17%) Management Information System
5 1 (4.17%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 13 (54.17%) Windows
1 13 (54.17%) Windows Server
2 3 (12.50%) Linux
2 3 (12.50%) Mac OS X
2 3 (12.50%) Unix
3 1 (4.17%) Windows 7
3 1 (4.17%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (4.17%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (4.17%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (50.00%) Business Intelligence
1 12 (50.00%) Data Management
2 10 (41.67%) Microsoft Office Automation
3 9 (37.50%) Service Delivery
4 8 (33.33%) Service Management
5 7 (29.17%) Web Design
6 4 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
7 3 (12.50%) Change Management
7 3 (12.50%) Coaching
7 3 (12.50%) ITIL
7 3 (12.50%) Mentoring
7 3 (12.50%) Performance Tuning
7 3 (12.50%) Security Patching
7 3 (12.50%) TDD
7 3 (12.50%) Web Development
8 2 (8.33%) Change Control
8 2 (8.33%) OO
8 2 (8.33%) SDLC
8 2 (8.33%) Software Testing
9 1 (4.17%) Project Planning
Programming Languages
1 18 (75.00%) SQL
2 11 (45.83%) C#
2 11 (45.83%) VB
3 10 (41.67%) VB.NET
3 10 (41.67%) VBA
4 9 (37.50%) VBScript
5 8 (33.33%) JavaScript
6 6 (25.00%) C
7 4 (16.67%) T-SQL
8 3 (12.50%) FQL
8 3 (12.50%) Java
8 3 (12.50%) PowerShell
9 1 (4.17%) VB6
Qualifications
1 11 (45.83%) Security Cleared
2 8 (33.33%) SC Cleared
3 2 (8.33%) BPSS Clearance
3 2 (8.33%) MCDBA
3 2 (8.33%) MCT
3 2 (8.33%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.17%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (4.17%) Active Directory
1 1 (4.17%) Terminal Server
Systems Management
1 3 (12.50%) Perfmon
Vendors
1 13 (54.17%) Microsoft
2 3 (12.50%) HP
2 3 (12.50%) ServiceNow
3 2 (8.33%) Oracle
3 2 (8.33%) Veritas
3 2 (8.33%) VMware
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