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 30 July 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
30 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft SQL Server 2008
Rank 80 64 36
Rank change year-on-year
-16 -28
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 2008 26 7 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Tyne and Wear 2.06% 0.97% 2.72%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 9.19% 4.35% 12.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 25 2 5
Median daily rate £330 £275 £328
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+20.00% -16.19%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £304 £275 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £341 £275 £350
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £329 £325
% change year-on-year
+6.46% +1.15%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £23.50 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+27.65% +17.50%
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
283 161 79
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Tyne and Wear 22.46% 22.30% 21.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 182 105 59
Median daily rate £330 £445 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-25.84% +31.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £288 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £675 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.44% +3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 28 2 1
Median hourly rate £28.50 £27.00 £32.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.55% -16.92%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.50 £28.06 £28.50
% change year-on-year
+1.55% -1.53%

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 30 July 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 -21 25 £330 +20.00%
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 30 July 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 46 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 37 (80.43%) SQL
3 34 (73.91%) Microsoft
4 29 (63.04%) Windows
5 25 (54.35%) Security Cleared
5 25 (54.35%) PowerShell
6 23 (50.00%) SC Cleared
6 23 (50.00%) Active Directory
7 20 (43.48%) .NET
7 20 (43.48%) SQL Server 2005
7 20 (43.48%) SQL Server 2012
8 19 (41.30%) MS Office
9 18 (39.13%) T-SQL
9 18 (39.13%) Microsoft Certification
10 16 (34.78%) Windows Server
10 16 (34.78%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 15 (32.61%) VBScript
12 14 (30.43%) C#
13 13 (28.26%) MS Excel
13 13 (28.26%) SQL Server Reporting Services
14 12 (26.09%) Content Management
14 12 (26.09%) Load Balancing
14 12 (26.09%) Exchange Server 2013
14 12 (26.09%) Exchange Server 2010
14 12 (26.09%) Office 365
14 12 (26.09%) MS Exchange
14 12 (26.09%) DNS
14 12 (26.09%) VB
14 12 (26.09%) Firewall
15 10 (21.74%) VMware

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 (26.09%) Exchange Server 2010
1 12 (26.09%) Exchange Server 2013
1 12 (26.09%) MS Exchange
2 4 (8.70%) OpenStack
2 4 (8.70%) SharePoint
Applications
1 19 (41.30%) MS Office
2 13 (28.26%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 12 (26.09%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 12 (26.09%) DNS
1 12 (26.09%) Firewall
2 4 (8.70%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 46 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 20 (43.48%) SQL Server 2005
2 20 (43.48%) SQL Server 2012
3 16 (34.78%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 13 (28.26%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 4 (8.70%) Microsoft Analysis Services
5 4 (8.70%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 2 (4.35%) Data Warehouse
7 1 (2.17%) MongoDB
7 1 (2.17%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 6 (13.04%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 4 (8.70%) Advertising
2 2 (4.35%) Finance
2 2 (4.35%) Marketing
2 2 (4.35%) Retail
Job Titles
1 20 (43.48%) Developer
2 12 (26.09%) .NET Developer
3 9 (19.57%) Office 365 Engineer
4 6 (13.04%) VB.NET Developer
5 5 (10.87%) Consultant
5 5 (10.87%) SQL Developer
6 4 (8.70%) C# Developer
7 3 (6.52%) C# .NET Developer
7 3 (6.52%) Java Developer
7 3 (6.52%) Office 365 Consultant
8 2 (4.35%) Applications Developer
8 2 (4.35%) ASP Developer
8 2 (4.35%) Engineering Specialist
8 2 (4.35%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 2 (4.35%) Senior .NET Developer
8 2 (4.35%) Senior C# .NET Developer
8 2 (4.35%) Senior C# Developer
8 2 (4.35%) Senior SQL Developer
8 2 (4.35%) Software Consultant
8 2 (4.35%) VB Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (43.48%) .NET
2 9 (19.57%) ASP.NET
3 8 (17.39%) .NET Framework
4 6 (13.04%) Web Services
4 6 (13.04%) XML
5 4 (8.70%) CAML
5 4 (8.70%) CSS
5 4 (8.70%) HTML
5 4 (8.70%) HTML5
5 4 (8.70%) jQuery
5 4 (8.70%) MDX
6 2 (4.35%) Classic ASP
6 2 (4.35%) WCF
6 2 (4.35%) WPF
7 1 (2.17%) AngularJS
7 1 (2.17%) Node.js
Miscellaneous
1 10 (21.74%) Clustering
2 9 (19.57%) Computer Science
3 8 (17.39%) Analytical Skills
4 5 (10.87%) N-Tier
5 3 (6.52%) Virtual Team
6 2 (4.35%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 29 (63.04%) Windows
2 16 (34.78%) Windows Server
3 3 (6.52%) Linux
3 3 (6.52%) Mac OS X
3 3 (6.52%) Unix
3 3 (6.52%) Windows Server 2003
3 3 (6.52%) Windows Server 2008
3 3 (6.52%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (26.09%) Content Management
1 12 (26.09%) Load Balancing
2 10 (21.74%) Business Intelligence
2 10 (21.74%) Database Mirroring
3 9 (19.57%) Performance Tuning
4 7 (15.22%) Data Management
5 6 (13.04%) Microsoft Office Automation
5 6 (13.04%) OO
5 6 (13.04%) Software Engineering
6 4 (8.70%) Agile Software Development
6 4 (8.70%) SDLC
6 4 (8.70%) Web Design
7 3 (6.52%) Disaster Recovery
7 3 (6.52%) ITIL
7 3 (6.52%) Service Delivery
7 3 (6.52%) Software Delivery
7 3 (6.52%) TDD
8 2 (4.35%) Revenue Management
8 2 (4.35%) Software Testing
8 2 (4.35%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 37 (80.43%) SQL
2 25 (54.35%) PowerShell
3 18 (39.13%) T-SQL
4 15 (32.61%) VBScript
5 14 (30.43%) C#
6 12 (26.09%) VB
7 10 (21.74%) VB.NET
8 5 (10.87%) VBA
9 4 (8.70%) FQL
9 4 (8.70%) Java
9 4 (8.70%) JavaScript
10 1 (2.17%) C
Qualifications
1 25 (54.35%) Security Cleared
2 23 (50.00%) SC Cleared
3 18 (39.13%) Microsoft Certification
4 10 (21.74%) MCSE
5 9 (19.57%) Degree
6 8 (17.39%) MCITP
6 8 (17.39%) MCP
6 8 (17.39%) MCTS
7 2 (4.35%) BPSS Clearance
8 1 (2.17%) DV Cleared
System Software
1 23 (50.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (2.17%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 10 (21.74%) Microsoft Clustering
2 3 (6.52%) SCCM
2 3 (6.52%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
2 3 (6.52%) WSUS
Vendors
1 34 (73.91%) Microsoft
2 10 (21.74%) VMware
3 9 (19.57%) Citrix
4 3 (6.52%) HP
4 3 (6.52%) ServiceNow
5 1 (2.17%) Cisco
5 1 (2.17%) NetApp