Period
to 24 September 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the North East with a requirement for SQL Server 2008 skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited SQL Server 2008 over the 6 months to 24 September 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Microsoft SQL Server 2008
England > North East
6 months to
24 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 103 83 133
Rank change year-on-year -20 +50 -42
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 2008 3 11 37
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North East 0.25% 0.91% 1.26%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 1.07% 4.87% 6.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 11 33
North East median daily rate £148 £400 £320
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -63.13% +25.00% +16.36%
10th Percentile £130 £305 £281
90th Percentile £163 £436 £341
England median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year - +6.67% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
North East median hourly rate - - -
England median hourly rate £34.70 £42.50 £32.50
% change year-on-year -18.35% +30.77% +16.07%

SQL Server 2008 is in the Databases and Business Intelligence category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in the North East with a requirement for database or business intelligence skills.

All Database and Business Intelligence Skills
North East
Contract vacancies with a requirement for database or business intelligence skills 281 226 615
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North East 23.26% 18.77% 20.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 194 140 415
North East median daily rate £385 £388 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -0.65% +10.71% -6.67%
10th Percentile £270 £277 £248
90th Percentile £600 £557 £521
England median daily rate £475 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 37
North East median hourly rate - £18.50 £28.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -33.93% +51.60%
England median hourly rate £27.87 £30.00 £29.88
% change year-on-year -7.12% +0.40% +7.56%

SQL Server 2008
Job Vacancy Trend in the North East

Job postings citing SQL Server 2008 as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the North East.

Job vacancy trend for SQL Server 2008 in the North East

SQL Server 2008
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the North East

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing SQL Server 2008 in the North East.

Contractor daily rate trend for SQL Server 2008 in the North East

SQL Server 2008
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the North East

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing SQL Server 2008 in the North East.

Contractor hourly rate trend for SQL Server 2008 in the North East

SQL Server 2008
Contract Job Locations in the North East

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 North East region over the 6 months to 24 September 2018. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Tyne and Wear -16 2 £148 -63.13%
Durham - 1 - -
SQL Server 2008
England

For the 6 months to 24 September 2018, IT contractor jobs citing SQL Server 2008 also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the North East region with a requirement for SQL Server 2008.

1 3 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 3 (100.00%) Windows
1 3 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 3 (100.00%) Windows Server
2 2 (66.67%) Virtual Team
2 2 (66.67%) SQL Server 2005
2 2 (66.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 2 (66.67%) KnockoutJS
2 2 (66.67%) Twitter Bootstrap
2 2 (66.67%) JSON
2 2 (66.67%) Business Intelligence
2 2 (66.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 2 (66.67%) HTML5
2 2 (66.67%) CSS
2 2 (66.67%) C#
2 2 (66.67%) HTML
2 2 (66.67%) JavaScript
2 2 (66.67%) .NET
3 1 (33.33%) SQL
3 1 (33.33%) ITIL
3 1 (33.33%) Microsoft Office
3 1 (33.33%) ASP.NET
3 1 (33.33%) SharePoint
3 1 (33.33%) MS Exchange
3 1 (33.33%) LAN
3 1 (33.33%) WAN
3 1 (33.33%) DHCP
3 1 (33.33%) VPN
3 1 (33.33%) DNS
3 1 (33.33%) Service Management

SQL Server 2008
Co-occurring IT Skills in the North East 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 1 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2010
1 1 (33.33%) MS Exchange
1 1 (33.33%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (33.33%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (33.33%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (33.33%) DHCP
1 1 (33.33%) DNS
1 1 (33.33%) Firewall
1 1 (33.33%) LAN
1 1 (33.33%) VPN
1 1 (33.33%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 2 (66.67%) SQL Server 2005
2 2 (66.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 2 (66.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) C# Developer
1 2 (66.67%) Developer
2 1 (33.33%) Administrator
2 1 (33.33%) Citrix Administrator
2 1 (33.33%) Citrix Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Citrix Infrastructure Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Citrix Systems Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Graduate
2 1 (33.33%) Graduate C# Developer
2 1 (33.33%) Graduate Developer
2 1 (33.33%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) IT Administrator
2 1 (33.33%) Network Administrator
2 1 (33.33%) Network Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Network Infrastructure Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Systems Administrator
2 1 (33.33%) Systems Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) VMWare Administrator
2 1 (33.33%) VMware Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (66.67%) .NET
1 2 (66.67%) CSS
1 2 (66.67%) HTML
1 2 (66.67%) HTML5
1 2 (66.67%) JSON
1 2 (66.67%) KnockoutJS
1 2 (66.67%) Twitter Bootstrap
2 1 (33.33%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 2 (66.67%) Virtual Team
2 1 (33.33%) Clustering
2 1 (33.33%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 3 (100.00%) Windows
1 3 (100.00%) Windows Server
2 1 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) Business Intelligence
2 1 (33.33%) ITIL
2 1 (33.33%) Microsoft Office Automation
2 1 (33.33%) MVVM
2 1 (33.33%) Service Delivery
2 1 (33.33%) Service Management
2 1 (33.33%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 2 (66.67%) C#
1 2 (66.67%) JavaScript
2 1 (33.33%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (33.33%) BPSS Clearance
System Software
1 1 (33.33%) Active Directory
1 1 (33.33%) Hyper-V
1 1 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (33.33%) Microsoft Clustering
Vendors
1 3 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (33.33%) Cisco
2 1 (33.33%) Citrix
2 1 (33.33%) Dell
2 1 (33.33%) EMC
2 1 (33.33%) SonicWALL
2 1 (33.33%) Veeam
2 1 (33.33%) VMware