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 22 January 2017 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
22 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft SQL Server 2008
North East / Tyne and Wear
Rank 75 61 40
Rank change year-on-year
-14 -21
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 2008 14 6 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Tyne and Wear 1.78% 0.87% 2.25%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 9.40% 3.47% 11.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 4 9
Median daily rate £463 £325 £330
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+42.30% -1.51%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £325 £216
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £343 £356
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £340 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.94% -2.85%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £43.00 £26.50 £28.69
% change year-on-year
+62.26% -7.63%

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
149 173 88
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Tyne and Wear 18.96% 25.00% 19.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 112 99 60
Median daily rate £400 £425 £331
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.88% +28.30%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £314 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £520 £650 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 7 0
Median hourly rate - £19.50 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £38.00 £26.50 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+43.39% -18.46%

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
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 January 2017.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing SQL Server 2008 within the Tyne and Wear region over the 3 months to 22 January 2017. 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 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 -9 14 £463 +37.03% 1
SQL Server 2008
North East

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

For the 6 months to 22 January 2017, 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 20 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 14 (70.00%) SQL
3 12 (60.00%) Windows
4 11 (55.00%) Microsoft
4 11 (55.00%) Performance Tuning
5 10 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
5 10 (50.00%) MS Excel
6 9 (45.00%) Linux
6 9 (45.00%) Unix
7 8 (40.00%) MS PowerPoint
7 8 (40.00%) Open Source
7 8 (40.00%) SaaS
7 8 (40.00%) PaaS
7 8 (40.00%) IaaS
7 8 (40.00%) ITIL
7 8 (40.00%) Change Management
8 7 (35.00%) Data Management
8 7 (35.00%) PRINCE2
8 7 (35.00%) Problem Management
8 7 (35.00%) Analytical Skills
9 6 (30.00%) Operational Acceptance Testing
9 6 (30.00%) DevOps
9 6 (30.00%) LDAP
9 6 (30.00%) C#
9 6 (30.00%) Disaster Recovery
10 5 (25.00%) Management Information System
10 5 (25.00%) T-SQL
10 5 (25.00%) DB2
10 5 (25.00%) AIX
10 5 (25.00%) MongoDB

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 3 (15.00%) BizTalk Server
2 1 (5.00%) IIS
2 1 (5.00%) SharePoint
2 1 (5.00%) SharePoint 2010
2 1 (5.00%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 10 (50.00%) MS Excel
2 8 (40.00%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (5.00%) Sage 200
Cloud Services
1 8 (40.00%) IaaS
1 8 (40.00%) PaaS
1 8 (40.00%) SaaS
2 1 (5.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 6 (30.00%) LDAP
2 1 (5.00%) Cisco ASA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 5 (25.00%) DB2
2 5 (25.00%) MongoDB
3 4 (20.00%) Ingres
4 3 (15.00%) Oracle Database
4 3 (15.00%) SQL Server 2012
5 2 (10.00%) Oracle Reports
5 2 (10.00%) SQL Server 2005
6 1 (5.00%) Data Mart
6 1 (5.00%) Data Warehouse
6 1 (5.00%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 3 (15.00%) Git (software)
1 3 (15.00%) Subversion
1 3 (15.00%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 1 (5.00%) Finance
1 1 (5.00%) Legal
Job Titles
1 11 (55.00%) DBA
2 9 (45.00%) SQL DBA
3 6 (30.00%) Administrator
4 4 (20.00%) Developer
4 4 (20.00%) Oracle DBA
4 4 (20.00%) SQL Server DBA
5 3 (15.00%) C# Developer
5 3 (15.00%) Lead C# Developer
5 3 (15.00%) Lead Developer
6 2 (10.00%) C# Software Developer
6 2 (10.00%) Lead Software Developer
6 2 (10.00%) Software Developer
7 1 (5.00%) Applications Developer
7 1 (5.00%) Consultant
7 1 (5.00%) Ingres DBA
7 1 (5.00%) Oracle SQL Server DBA
7 1 (5.00%) SharePoint Consultant
7 1 (5.00%) SQL Developer
7 1 (5.00%) Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (20.00%) XML
2 3 (15.00%) WCF
2 3 (15.00%) Web Services
3 2 (10.00%) HTML
4 1 (5.00%) .NET
4 1 (5.00%) ASP.NET
4 1 (5.00%) CSS
4 1 (5.00%) CSS3
4 1 (5.00%) HTML5
4 1 (5.00%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 7 (35.00%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (25.00%) Management Information System
3 2 (10.00%) FlexPod
4 1 (5.00%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 12 (60.00%) Windows
2 9 (45.00%) Linux
2 9 (45.00%) Unix
3 5 (25.00%) AIX
4 4 (20.00%) zOS
5 1 (5.00%) Windows Server
5 1 (5.00%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (5.00%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (55.00%) Performance Tuning
2 10 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
3 8 (40.00%) Change Management
3 8 (40.00%) ITIL
3 8 (40.00%) Open Source
4 7 (35.00%) Data Management
4 7 (35.00%) PRINCE2
4 7 (35.00%) Problem Management
5 6 (30.00%) DevOps
5 6 (30.00%) Disaster Recovery
5 6 (30.00%) Operational Acceptance Testing
6 4 (20.00%) High Availability
7 3 (15.00%) OO
7 3 (15.00%) Scrum
8 2 (10.00%) Business Intelligence
8 2 (10.00%) Incident Management
8 2 (10.00%) Resource Management
9 1 (5.00%) Configuration Management
9 1 (5.00%) Data Security
9 1 (5.00%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 14 (70.00%) SQL
2 6 (30.00%) C#
3 5 (25.00%) T-SQL
4 3 (15.00%) C++
4 3 (15.00%) Java
5 2 (10.00%) VB
6 1 (5.00%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 4 (20.00%) Security Cleared
2 1 (5.00%) Degree
2 1 (5.00%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (10.00%) Disclosure Scotland
2 1 (5.00%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (5.00%) Active Directory
1 1 (5.00%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 1 (5.00%) Microsoft Clustering
1 1 (5.00%) SCOM
1 1 (5.00%) WSUS
Vendors
1 11 (55.00%) Microsoft
2 4 (20.00%) Oracle
3 3 (15.00%) CA Agile Central
3 3 (15.00%) Cisco
3 3 (15.00%) VMware
4 2 (10.00%) NetApp
5 1 (5.00%) HP
5 1 (5.00%) Sage