Period
to 23 July 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Tyne and Wear 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 July 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
North East > Tyne and Wear
6 months to
23 Jul 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 82 105 84
Rank change year-on-year +23 -21 -26
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 2008 14 47 12
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Tyne and Wear 1.48% 2.11% 0.95%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 6.93% 9.65% 3.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 43 8
Tyne and Wear median daily rate £363 £320 £313
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +13.28% +2.40% +19.05%
10th Percentile £258 £281 £186
90th Percentile £436 £356 £358
North East median daily rate £363 £320 £281
% change year-on-year +13.28% +13.78% +2.27%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Tyne and Wear median hourly rate - - -
North East median hourly rate - - -

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 Tyne and Wear with a requirement for database and business intelligence skills.

Contract Database & Business Intelligence Skills
Tyne and Wear
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for database and business intelligence skills 202 487 316
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Tyne and Wear 21.38% 21.86% 24.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 140 319 211
Tyne and Wear median daily rate £400 £330 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +21.21% -12.00% +25.00%
10th Percentile £299 £249 £256
90th Percentile £556 £500 £525
North East median daily rate £400 £330 £350
% change year-on-year +21.21% -5.71% +16.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 33 5
Tyne and Wear median hourly rate £9.00 £28.00 £21.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -67.86% +30.23% -33.85%
10th Percentile £8.75 £15.00 £13.53
90th Percentile £9.25 £35.85 £34.95
North East median hourly rate £9.00 £28.00 £19.99
% change year-on-year -67.86% +40.11% -14.96%

SQL Server 2008
Job Vacancy Trend in Tyne and Wear

Job postings citing SQL Server 2008 as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Tyne and Wear.

Job vacancy trend for SQL Server 2008 in Tyne and Wear

SQL Server 2008
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Tyne and Wear

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

Contractor daily rate trend for SQL Server 2008 in Tyne and Wear

SQL Server 2008
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Tyne and Wear

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing SQL Server 2008 in Tyne and Wear over the 6 months to 23 July 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for SQL Server 2008 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 6 months to 23 July 2017. 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
Newcastle upon Tyne +29 11 £400 +21.21%
SQL Server 2008
North East

For the 6 months to 23 July 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 14 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 7 (50.00%) SQL
2 7 (50.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 7 (50.00%) SQL Server 2012
3 6 (42.86%) Windows Server 2012
3 6 (42.86%) Exchange Server 2013
3 6 (42.86%) Office 365
3 6 (42.86%) Windows 10
3 6 (42.86%) Windows Server
3 6 (42.86%) Windows
3 6 (42.86%) MCSE
3 6 (42.86%) MCSA
3 6 (42.86%) MS Exchange
3 6 (42.86%) Migration
3 6 (42.86%) SCCM
3 6 (42.86%) Microsoft Azure
3 6 (42.86%) Amazon AWS
3 6 (42.86%) Exchange Server 2010
4 4 (28.57%) SMS
4 4 (28.57%) Microsoft
5 3 (21.43%) FTP
5 3 (21.43%) VB
5 3 (21.43%) VB.NET
5 3 (21.43%) .NET
5 3 (21.43%) Visual Studio
5 3 (21.43%) Web Services
5 3 (21.43%) VB6
5 3 (21.43%) Replication
5 3 (21.43%) SC Cleared
5 3 (21.43%) Security Cleared

SQL Server 2008
Co-occurring 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 6 (42.86%) Exchange Server 2010
1 6 (42.86%) Exchange Server 2013
1 6 (42.86%) MS Exchange
2 1 (7.14%) Skype for Business
Cloud Services
1 6 (42.86%) Amazon AWS
1 6 (42.86%) Microsoft Azure
1 6 (42.86%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 4 (28.57%) SMS
2 3 (21.43%) FTP
3 1 (7.14%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 7 (50.00%) SQL Server 2012
3 3 (21.43%) SQL Server 2005
3 3 (21.43%) SQL Server 2014
4 2 (14.29%) Business Intelligence Development Studio
5 1 (7.14%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (7.14%) DB2
5 1 (7.14%) Oracle Database
5 1 (7.14%) Oracle Reports
5 1 (7.14%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 3 (21.43%) Visual Studio
2 2 (14.29%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
Job Titles
1 5 (35.71%) DBA
1 5 (35.71%) Infrastructure Engineer
1 5 (35.71%) SQL DBA
2 3 (21.43%) .NET Developer
2 3 (21.43%) Developer
2 3 (21.43%) SQL Server DBA
2 3 (21.43%) VB.NET Developer
3 1 (7.14%) Administrator
3 1 (7.14%) Architect
3 1 (7.14%) DB2 DBA
3 1 (7.14%) Oracle DBA
3 1 (7.14%) Technical Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (21.43%) .NET
1 3 (21.43%) Web Services
2 1 (7.14%) ISPF
Miscellaneous
1 3 (21.43%) Clustering
1 3 (21.43%) Replication
2 1 (7.14%) Mainframe
2 1 (7.14%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 6 (42.86%) Windows
1 6 (42.86%) Windows 10
1 6 (42.86%) Windows Server
1 6 (42.86%) Windows Server 2012
2 1 (7.14%) MVS
2 1 (7.14%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (42.86%) Migration
2 2 (14.29%) Change Management
2 2 (14.29%) Incident Management
2 2 (14.29%) ITIL
2 2 (14.29%) Performance Tuning
2 2 (14.29%) Problem Management
2 2 (14.29%) QMS
2 2 (14.29%) Quality Management
2 2 (14.29%) Release Management
2 2 (14.29%) Root Cause Analysis
2 2 (14.29%) Service Delivery
3 1 (7.14%) Database Mirroring
3 1 (7.14%) Disaster Recovery
3 1 (7.14%) ETL
3 1 (7.14%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 7 (50.00%) SQL
2 3 (21.43%) VB
2 3 (21.43%) VB.NET
2 3 (21.43%) VB6
3 1 (7.14%) REXX
Qualifications
1 7 (50.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 6 (42.86%) MCSA
2 6 (42.86%) MCSE
3 3 (21.43%) SC Cleared
3 3 (21.43%) Security Cleared
4 2 (14.29%) BPSS Clearance
5 1 (7.14%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (14.29%) Disclosure Scotland
1 2 (14.29%) ISO 9001
1 2 (14.29%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (7.14%) Time Sharing Option
1 1 (7.14%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 6 (42.86%) SCCM
2 2 (14.29%) Perfmon
3 1 (7.14%) OMEGAMON
Vendors
1 4 (28.57%) Microsoft
2 2 (14.29%) HP
2 2 (14.29%) ServiceNow
3 1 (7.14%) BMC
3 1 (7.14%) CA
3 1 (7.14%) Cisco
3 1 (7.14%) IBM
3 1 (7.14%) NetApp
3 1 (7.14%) Oracle
3 1 (7.14%) VMware