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 3 months to 26 June 2017 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
3 months to
26 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 49 93 60
Rank change year-on-year +44 -33  
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 2008 7 32 12
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North East 1.23% 2.00% 1.45%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 7.61% 9.82% 5.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 30 8
Median daily rate £400 £320 £275
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +25.00% +16.36%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £306 £290 £192
10% offered a daily rate of more than £433 £340 £333
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £330
% change year-on-year - +6.06%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.50 £30.00 £23.50
% change year-on-year +35.00% +27.65%  

SQL Server 2008 is in the database and business intelligence skills category. The next 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 and business intelligence skills.

Contract Database & Business Intelligence Skills
North East
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for database and business intelligence skills 92 326 217
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the North East 16.17% 20.35% 26.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 61 206 150
Median daily rate £450 £326 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +37.93% -6.78%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £262 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £565 £500 £650
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £383 £350
% change year-on-year +4.57% +9.28%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 29 3
Median hourly rate - £32.66 £18.47
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +76.80%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £38.00 £30.50 £26.00
% change year-on-year +24.59% +17.30%  

SQL Server 2008
Job Vacancy Trend in the North East

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the North East citing SQL Server 2008 as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Database & Business Intelligence category.

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 3 months to 26 June 2017.

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 3 months to 26 June 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
Tyne and Wear +49 7 £400 +25.00% 3
SQL Server 2008
England

For the 6 months to 26 June 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 North East region with a requirement for SQL Server 2008.

1 12 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 7 (58.33%) SQL
2 7 (58.33%) SQL Server 2012
3 5 (41.67%) Microsoft Certification
4 4 (33.33%) MCSE
4 4 (33.33%) MCSA
4 4 (33.33%) MS Exchange
4 4 (33.33%) VB
4 4 (33.33%) Windows
4 4 (33.33%) Microsoft
4 4 (33.33%) Migration
4 4 (33.33%) Windows Server 2012
4 4 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2013
4 4 (33.33%) SCCM
4 4 (33.33%) Microsoft Azure
4 4 (33.33%) Amazon AWS
4 4 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2010
4 4 (33.33%) Office 365
4 4 (33.33%) Windows 10
4 4 (33.33%) Windows Server
5 3 (25.00%) SQL Server 2014
5 3 (25.00%) SC Cleared
5 3 (25.00%) Security Cleared
5 3 (25.00%) VB6
5 3 (25.00%) SQL Server 2005
5 3 (25.00%) Replication
5 3 (25.00%) Clustering
5 3 (25.00%) Visual Studio
5 3 (25.00%) Web Services
5 3 (25.00%) VB.NET

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 4 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2010
1 4 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2013
1 4 (33.33%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 1 (8.33%) Microsoft Excel
Cloud Services
1 4 (33.33%) Amazon AWS
1 4 (33.33%) Microsoft Azure
1 4 (33.33%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 3 (25.00%) FTP
2 1 (8.33%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 7 (58.33%) SQL Server 2012
3 3 (25.00%) SQL Server 2005
3 3 (25.00%) SQL Server 2014
4 2 (16.67%) Business Intelligence Development Studio
5 1 (8.33%) DB2
5 1 (8.33%) Oracle Database
5 1 (8.33%) Oracle Reports
5 1 (8.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 3 (25.00%) Visual Studio
2 2 (16.67%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 1 (8.33%) Finance
1 1 (8.33%) Legal
Job Titles
1 4 (33.33%) DBA
1 4 (33.33%) Developer
1 4 (33.33%) SQL DBA
2 3 (25.00%) .NET Developer
2 3 (25.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 3 (25.00%) VB.NET Developer
3 2 (16.67%) SQL Server DBA
4 1 (8.33%) Applications Developer
4 1 (8.33%) Architect
4 1 (8.33%) DB2 DBA
4 1 (8.33%) Oracle DBA
4 1 (8.33%) SQL Developer
4 1 (8.33%) Technical Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (25.00%) .NET
1 3 (25.00%) Web Services
2 1 (8.33%) HTML
2 1 (8.33%) ISPF
Miscellaneous
1 3 (25.00%) Clustering
1 3 (25.00%) Replication
2 1 (8.33%) Mainframe
2 1 (8.33%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 4 (33.33%) Windows
1 4 (33.33%) Windows 10
1 4 (33.33%) Windows Server
1 4 (33.33%) Windows Server 2012
2 1 (8.33%) MVS
2 1 (8.33%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (33.33%) Migration
2 2 (16.67%) Change Management
2 2 (16.67%) Incident Management
2 2 (16.67%) ITIL
2 2 (16.67%) Performance Tuning
2 2 (16.67%) Problem Management
2 2 (16.67%) QMS
2 2 (16.67%) Quality Management
2 2 (16.67%) Release Management
2 2 (16.67%) Root Cause Analysis
2 2 (16.67%) Service Delivery
3 1 (8.33%) Business Intelligence
3 1 (8.33%) CRM
3 1 (8.33%) Database Mirroring
3 1 (8.33%) Disaster Recovery
3 1 (8.33%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 7 (58.33%) SQL
2 4 (33.33%) VB
3 3 (25.00%) VB.NET
3 3 (25.00%) VB6
4 1 (8.33%) C#
4 1 (8.33%) REXX
4 1 (8.33%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (41.67%) Microsoft Certification
2 4 (33.33%) MCSA
2 4 (33.33%) MCSE
3 3 (25.00%) SC Cleared
3 3 (25.00%) Security Cleared
4 2 (16.67%) BPSS Clearance
5 1 (8.33%) Degree
5 1 (8.33%) HND
5 1 (8.33%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (16.67%) Disclosure Scotland
1 2 (16.67%) ISO 9001
1 2 (16.67%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (8.33%) Time Sharing Option
1 1 (8.33%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 4 (33.33%) SCCM
2 2 (16.67%) Perfmon
3 1 (8.33%) OMEGAMON
Vendors
1 4 (33.33%) Microsoft
2 2 (16.67%) HP
2 2 (16.67%) ServiceNow
3 1 (8.33%) BMC
3 1 (8.33%) CA
3 1 (8.33%) Cisco
3 1 (8.33%) IBM
3 1 (8.33%) NetApp
3 1 (8.33%) Oracle
3 1 (8.33%) VMware
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