The first table below looks at the demand 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 31 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Database & Business Intelligence category for the Tyne and Wear region.

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
31 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft SQL Server 2008
Rank 36 24 39
Rank change year-on-year
-12 +15
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 2008 10 3 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Tyne and Wear 2.51% 1.48% 0.55%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 13.89% 7.14% 2.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 1 2
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£328 £260 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+26.20% -22.96%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £260 £328
10% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £260 £348
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 £20.00 £26.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-23.07% -25.71%
Database & Business Intelligence Category
Tyne and Wear
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Database & Business Intelligence category
72 42 67
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Tyne and Wear 18.09% 20.69% 18.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 50 20 36
Average daily rate £350 £325 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £257 £260 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £375 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 2
Average hourly rate £32.50 - £16.64
UK excluding London average hourly rate £28.50 £30.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-5.00% -
SQL Server 2008
North East

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
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 31 July 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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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 -12 6 £328 +26.20% 4
Gateshead - - - -
SQL Server 2008
North East

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

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 18 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 12 (66.67%) SQL
3 8 (44.44%) .NET
3 8 (44.44%) ASP.NET
4 7 (38.89%) C#
5 6 (33.33%) Oracle
5 6 (33.33%) VMware
5 6 (33.33%) Oracle Database 11g
5 6 (33.33%) Security Cleared
5 6 (33.33%) SC Cleared
5 6 (33.33%) SQL Server 2012
5 6 (33.33%) Oracle Database
6 5 (27.78%) Open Source
6 5 (27.78%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 5 (27.78%) VMware Infrastructure
6 5 (27.78%) Fat Client
6 5 (27.78%) Oracle RAC
6 5 (27.78%) Performance Testing
6 5 (27.78%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 5 (27.78%) VMware ESX
6 5 (27.78%) Firewall
6 5 (27.78%) Configuration Management
6 5 (27.78%) Service Management
6 5 (27.78%) Citrix
6 5 (27.78%) SAN
6 5 (27.78%) Red Hat
6 5 (27.78%) Thin Client
6 5 (27.78%) SQL Server 2000
6 5 (27.78%) Middleware
6 5 (27.78%) T-SQL

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

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 4 (22.22%) WebLogic
1 4 (22.22%) Oracle Application Server
2 3 (16.67%) WebSphere
3 1 (5.56%) IIS
3 1 (5.56%) SharePoint
Communications & Networking
1 5 (27.78%) LAN
1 5 (27.78%) WAN
1 5 (27.78%) DHCP
1 5 (27.78%) VPN
1 5 (27.78%) DNS
1 5 (27.78%) SAN
1 5 (27.78%) Firewall
2 1 (5.56%) Cisco ASA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 6 (33.33%) Oracle Database 11g
2 6 (33.33%) SQL Server 2012
2 6 (33.33%) Oracle Database
3 5 (27.78%) SQL Server 2000
3 5 (27.78%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 4 (22.22%) SQL Server 2005
4 4 (22.22%) DTS
5 2 (11.11%) Data Warehouse
5 2 (11.11%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 1 (5.56%) Data Mining
6 1 (5.56%) Oracle Database 10g
6 1 (5.56%) Oracle OWB
6 1 (5.56%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 3 (16.67%) Visual Studio
General
1 2 (11.11%) Manufacturing
2 1 (5.56%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 9 (50.00%) Developer
2 5 (27.78%) .NET Developer
2 5 (27.78%) UNIX Engineer
3 3 (16.67%) C# ASP.NET Developer
3 3 (16.67%) C# .NET Developer
3 3 (16.67%) C# Developer
3 3 (16.67%) ASP.NET Developer
4 1 (5.56%) SQL Developer
4 1 (5.56%) SQL Server Developer
4 1 (5.56%) VB.NET Developer
4 1 (5.56%) Analyst
4 1 (5.56%) Systems Administrator
4 1 (5.56%) Server Support
4 1 (5.56%) Support Engineer
4 1 (5.56%) Administrator
4 1 (5.56%) Data Analyst
4 1 (5.56%) Technical Administrator
4 1 (5.56%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (44.44%) .NET
1 8 (44.44%) ASP.NET
2 5 (27.78%) Middleware
3 4 (22.22%) HTML
3 4 (22.22%) WCF
3 4 (22.22%) DCOM
3 4 (22.22%) Web Services
3 4 (22.22%) ActiveX
3 4 (22.22%) ASP.NET Web Forms
4 3 (16.67%) XML
4 3 (16.67%) WebSphere MQ
4 3 (16.67%) Ajax
5 2 (11.11%) MSMQ
6 1 (5.56%) CSS
6 1 (5.56%) SOAP
6 1 (5.56%) HTML5
6 1 (5.56%) REST
6 1 (5.56%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 5 (27.78%) Thin Client
1 5 (27.78%) Fat Client
1 5 (27.78%) Open Source
2 3 (16.67%) Clustering
3 1 (5.56%) Computer Science
3 1 (5.56%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 5 (27.78%) UNIX
1 5 (27.78%) AIX
1 5 (27.78%) Solaris
1 5 (27.78%) Linux
1 5 (27.78%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 4 (22.22%) HPUX
3 1 (5.56%) Windows
3 1 (5.56%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (5.56%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (27.78%) Configuration Management
1 5 (27.78%) Service Management
1 5 (27.78%) Performance Testing
2 4 (22.22%) Change Data Capture
3 3 (16.67%) Business Intelligence
3 3 (16.67%) MVC
4 1 (5.56%) Migration
4 1 (5.56%) Lean Six Sigma
4 1 (5.56%) Digital Marketing
4 1 (5.56%) Six Sigma
4 1 (5.56%) ITIL
4 1 (5.56%) Data Modelling
4 1 (5.56%) ETL
4 1 (5.56%) Performance Tuning
4 1 (5.56%) Data Cleansing
4 1 (5.56%) Disaster Recovery
Programming Languages
1 12 (66.67%) SQL
2 7 (38.89%) C#
3 5 (27.78%) T-SQL
4 4 (22.22%) VB
4 4 (22.22%) VB.NET
4 4 (22.22%) VB6
4 4 (22.22%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 6 (33.33%) SC Cleared
1 6 (33.33%) Security Cleared
2 1 (5.56%) Degree
2 1 (5.56%) DV Cleared
System Software
1 5 (27.78%) VMware ESX
1 5 (27.78%) Oracle RAC
1 5 (27.78%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (22.22%) KVM
2 4 (22.22%) RHEV
3 1 (5.56%) Active Directory
3 1 (5.56%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 1 (5.56%) WSUS
1 1 (5.56%) SCOM
Vendors
1 6 (33.33%) Oracle
1 6 (33.33%) VMware
2 5 (27.78%) Red Hat
2 5 (27.78%) Citrix
3 2 (11.11%) Microsoft
4 1 (5.56%) HP
4 1 (5.56%) Cognos
4 1 (5.56%) Cisco
4 1 (5.56%) Veritas
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Northern Recruitment Group
Rate: Salary negotiable depending on experience
Posted: 6 days ago