Period
to 23 June 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 23 June 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
23 Jun 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 101 96 106
Rank change year-on-year -5 +10 -26
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 2008 5 12 46
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North East 0.39% 0.93% 1.86%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 1.92% 4.58% 8.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 12 40
North East median daily rate £194 £310 £320
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -37.50% -3.13% +11.30%
10th Percentile £136 £257 £281
90th Percentile £405 £433 £358
England median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year +6.67% - +4.17%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
North East median hourly rate - - -
England median hourly rate £26.90 £41.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year -34.39% +36.67% +25.00%

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 260 262 513
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North East 20.16% 20.25% 20.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 188 179 327
North East median daily rate £365 £390 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -6.41% +15.56% -3.57%
10th Percentile £256 £275 £260
90th Percentile £552 £550 £525
England median daily rate £475 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 29
North East median hourly rate £35.00 £9.00 £28.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +288.89% -68.42% +85.82%
England median hourly rate £34.00 £30.00 £30.25
% change year-on-year +13.33% -0.83% +21.00%

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 Daily Rate Histogram in the North East

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing SQL Server 2008 in the North East over the 6 months to 23 June 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram 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 23 June 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 -21 4 £194 -37.50%
Durham - 1 - - 1
SQL Server 2008
England

For the 6 months to 23 June 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 5 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 4 (80.00%) Windows
2 4 (80.00%) Microsoft
2 4 (80.00%) Windows Server
3 3 (60.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 2 (40.00%) Active Directory
4 2 (40.00%) Business Intelligence
4 2 (40.00%) Citrix
4 2 (40.00%) CSS
4 2 (40.00%) C#
4 2 (40.00%) HTML
4 2 (40.00%) JavaScript
4 2 (40.00%) SQL
4 2 (40.00%) .NET
4 2 (40.00%) VMware
4 2 (40.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 2 (40.00%) JSON
4 2 (40.00%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (40.00%) Hyper-V
4 2 (40.00%) HTML5
4 2 (40.00%) KnockoutJS
4 2 (40.00%) Office 365
4 2 (40.00%) SQL Server 2005
4 2 (40.00%) Virtual Team
4 2 (40.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
5 1 (20.00%) Performance Tuning
5 1 (20.00%) Data Centre
5 1 (20.00%) Microsoft Office Automation
5 1 (20.00%) BPSS Clearance
5 1 (20.00%) Deployment Automation

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 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2010
1 1 (20.00%) MS Exchange
1 1 (20.00%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (20.00%) Microsoft Office
1 1 (20.00%) Spreadsheet
Cloud Services
1 2 (40.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (20.00%) DHCP
1 1 (20.00%) DNS
1 1 (20.00%) Firewall
1 1 (20.00%) LAN
1 1 (20.00%) VPN
1 1 (20.00%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 3 (60.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 2 (40.00%) SQL Server 2005
3 2 (40.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (20.00%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (20.00%) SQL Server 2012
Job Titles
1 3 (60.00%) Developer
2 2 (40.00%) C# Developer
3 1 (20.00%) 3rd Line Server Engineer
3 1 (20.00%) Citrix Administrator
3 1 (20.00%) Citrix Engineer
3 1 (20.00%) Citrix Systems Engineer
3 1 (20.00%) Database Developer
3 1 (20.00%) Graduate C# Developer
3 1 (20.00%) Graduate Developer
3 1 (20.00%) IT Administrator
3 1 (20.00%) Network Administrator
3 1 (20.00%) Network Engineer
3 1 (20.00%) Network Infrastructure Engineer
3 1 (20.00%) Server Engineer
3 1 (20.00%) SQL Database Developer
3 1 (20.00%) SQL Developer
3 1 (20.00%) Systems Administrator
3 1 (20.00%) VMware Engineer
3 1 (20.00%) Windows Engineer
3 1 (20.00%) Windows Server Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (40.00%) .NET
1 2 (40.00%) CSS
1 2 (40.00%) HTML
1 2 (40.00%) HTML5
1 2 (40.00%) JSON
1 2 (40.00%) KnockoutJS
1 2 (40.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
2 1 (20.00%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 2 (40.00%) Virtual Team
2 1 (20.00%) Clustering
2 1 (20.00%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 4 (80.00%) Windows
1 4 (80.00%) Windows Server
2 1 (20.00%) Windows Server 2003
2 1 (20.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (20.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (40.00%) Business Intelligence
2 1 (20.00%) Deployment Automation
2 1 (20.00%) ETL
2 1 (20.00%) ITIL
2 1 (20.00%) Microsoft Office Automation
2 1 (20.00%) MVVM
2 1 (20.00%) Performance Tuning
2 1 (20.00%) Service Delivery
2 1 (20.00%) Service Management
2 1 (20.00%) Software Engineering
2 1 (20.00%) Virtual Infrastructure
Programming Languages
1 2 (40.00%) C#
1 2 (40.00%) JavaScript
1 2 (40.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (20.00%) BPSS Clearance
System Software
1 2 (40.00%) Active Directory
1 2 (40.00%) Hyper-V
1 2 (40.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (20.00%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 1 (20.00%) Microsoft Clustering
1 1 (20.00%) SCCM
Vendors
1 4 (80.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (40.00%) Citrix
2 2 (40.00%) VMware
3 1 (20.00%) Altiris
3 1 (20.00%) Cisco
3 1 (20.00%) Dell
3 1 (20.00%) EMC
3 1 (20.00%) SonicWALL
3 1 (20.00%) Veeam