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 29 May 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
29 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft SQL Server 2008
Rank 84 60 45
Rank change year-on-year
-24 -15
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 2008 28 3 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Tyne and Wear 2.30% 0.48% 1.47%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 11.20% 1.69% 5.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 26 3 3
Median daily rate £318 £235 £275
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+35.10% -14.54%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £147 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £338 £339 £279
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £328 £338
% change year-on-year
+6.87% -2.96%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £26.00 £23.00 £24.00
% change year-on-year
+13.04% -4.16%
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
250 178 125
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Tyne and Wear 20.58% 28.76% 26.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 165 122 89
Median daily rate £325 £375 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-13.33% +25.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £288 £201
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £650 £465
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £363 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.58% +3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 2 0
Median hourly rate £35.00 £15.68 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+123.28% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £33.50 £26.00 £31.50
% change year-on-year
+28.84% -17.46%

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 29 May 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 -27 24 £320 +36.17%
Sunderland - 3 £288 -
SQL Server 2008
North East

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

For the 6 months to 29 May 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 38 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 29 (76.32%) SQL
3 25 (65.79%) Microsoft
4 20 (52.63%) Windows
5 19 (50.00%) .NET
6 17 (44.74%) SQL Server 2005
6 17 (44.74%) SQL Server 2012
7 16 (42.11%) PowerShell
7 16 (42.11%) Security Cleared
7 16 (42.11%) T-SQL
8 14 (36.84%) MS Office
8 14 (36.84%) Active Directory
8 14 (36.84%) SC Cleared
9 13 (34.21%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 13 (34.21%) MS Excel
9 13 (34.21%) VB
9 13 (34.21%) C#
10 12 (31.58%) VBScript
11 11 (28.95%) Microsoft Certification
11 11 (28.95%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 10 (26.32%) VB.NET
12 10 (26.32%) ASP.NET
12 10 (26.32%) Windows Server
13 9 (23.68%) Analytical Skills
14 8 (21.05%) Business Intelligence
15 7 (18.42%) MCSE
15 7 (18.42%) MS Exchange
15 7 (18.42%) Clustering
15 7 (18.42%) Database Mirroring
15 7 (18.42%) Exchange Server 2010

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 7 (18.42%) Exchange Server 2010
1 7 (18.42%) MS Exchange
2 6 (15.79%) Exchange Server 2013
3 5 (13.16%) SharePoint
4 4 (10.53%) OpenStack
5 1 (2.63%) Node.js
Applications
1 14 (36.84%) MS Office
2 13 (34.21%) MS Excel
3 1 (2.63%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 6 (15.79%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 6 (15.79%) DNS
1 6 (15.79%) Firewall
2 4 (10.53%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 38 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 17 (44.74%) SQL Server 2005
2 17 (44.74%) SQL Server 2012
3 13 (34.21%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 11 (28.95%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 4 (10.53%) Microsoft Analysis Services
5 4 (10.53%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 3 (7.89%) Data Warehouse
7 2 (5.26%) Oracle Database
8 1 (2.63%) MongoDB
8 1 (2.63%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 6 (15.79%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 3 (7.89%) Finance
2 2 (5.26%) Advertising
2 2 (5.26%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 19 (50.00%) Developer
2 10 (26.32%) .NET Developer
3 6 (15.79%) VB.NET Developer
4 5 (13.16%) Office 365 Engineer
5 4 (10.53%) SQL Developer
6 3 (7.89%) Applications Developer
6 3 (7.89%) ASP Developer
6 3 (7.89%) Consultant
6 3 (7.89%) Java Developer
7 2 (5.26%) Administrator
7 2 (5.26%) C# Developer
7 2 (5.26%) DBA
7 2 (5.26%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 2 (5.26%) Oracle DBA
7 2 (5.26%) Software Consultant
7 2 (5.26%) T-SQL Developer
7 2 (5.26%) VB Developer
8 1 (2.63%) Oracle SQL Server DBA
8 1 (2.63%) SSIS Developer
8 1 (2.63%) SSRS Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (50.00%) .NET
2 10 (26.32%) ASP.NET
3 6 (15.79%) .NET Framework
3 6 (15.79%) Web Services
3 6 (15.79%) XML
4 4 (10.53%) CAML
4 4 (10.53%) CSS
4 4 (10.53%) HTML
4 4 (10.53%) HTML5
4 4 (10.53%) jQuery
4 4 (10.53%) MDX
5 3 (7.89%) Classic ASP
6 1 (2.63%) AngularJS
Miscellaneous
1 9 (23.68%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (18.42%) Clustering
3 6 (15.79%) Computer Science
4 5 (13.16%) N-Tier
5 2 (5.26%) Management Information System
6 1 (2.63%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 20 (52.63%) Windows
2 10 (26.32%) Windows Server
3 4 (10.53%) Windows Server 2003
3 4 (10.53%) Windows Server 2008
3 4 (10.53%) Windows Server 2012
4 3 (7.89%) Linux
4 3 (7.89%) Mac OS X
4 3 (7.89%) Unix
5 1 (2.63%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (21.05%) Business Intelligence
2 7 (18.42%) Data Management
2 7 (18.42%) Database Mirroring
3 6 (15.79%) Content Management
3 6 (15.79%) Load Balancing
3 6 (15.79%) Microsoft Office Automation
3 6 (15.79%) OO
3 6 (15.79%) Performance Tuning
3 6 (15.79%) Software Engineering
4 4 (10.53%) Agile Software Development
4 4 (10.53%) Web Design
5 3 (7.89%) Disaster Recovery
5 3 (7.89%) ITIL
5 3 (7.89%) SDLC
5 3 (7.89%) Service Delivery
5 3 (7.89%) Software Delivery
5 3 (7.89%) Software Testing
5 3 (7.89%) TDD
5 3 (7.89%) Web Development
6 2 (5.26%) Change Control
Programming Languages
1 29 (76.32%) SQL
2 16 (42.11%) PowerShell
2 16 (42.11%) T-SQL
3 13 (34.21%) C#
3 13 (34.21%) VB
4 12 (31.58%) VBScript
5 10 (26.32%) VB.NET
6 5 (13.16%) VBA
7 4 (10.53%) FQL
7 4 (10.53%) Java
7 4 (10.53%) JavaScript
8 1 (2.63%) C
8 1 (2.63%) VB6
Qualifications
1 16 (42.11%) Security Cleared
2 14 (36.84%) SC Cleared
3 11 (28.95%) Microsoft Certification
4 7 (18.42%) MCSE
5 6 (15.79%) Degree
6 4 (10.53%) MCITP
6 4 (10.53%) MCP
6 4 (10.53%) MCTS
7 2 (5.26%) BPSS Clearance
8 1 (2.63%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.63%) SLA
System Software
1 14 (36.84%) Active Directory
2 1 (2.63%) Terminal Server
2 1 (2.63%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 3 (7.89%) SCCM
1 3 (7.89%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
1 3 (7.89%) WSUS
Vendors
1 25 (65.79%) Microsoft
2 6 (15.79%) Citrix
2 6 (15.79%) VMware
3 3 (7.89%) HP
3 3 (7.89%) ServiceNow
4 2 (5.26%) Oracle