Period
to 21 January 2018

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 21 January 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
North East > Tyne and Wear
6 months to
21 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 86 125 90
Rank change year-on-year +39 -35 -33
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 2008 4 20 21
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Tyne and Wear 0.43% 0.99% 1.40%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 2.60% 4.76% 5.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 15 10
Tyne and Wear median daily rate £363 £450 £318
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -19.44% +41.73% -9.69%
10th Percentile £257 £318 £295
90th Percentile £410 £500 £375
North East median daily rate £363 £450 £301
% change year-on-year -19.44% +49.60% -14.44%
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 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 Tyne and Wear with a requirement for database or business intelligence skills.

All Database and Business Intelligence Skills
Tyne and Wear
Contract vacancies with a requirement for database or business intelligence skills 154 420 358
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Tyne and Wear 16.70% 20.77% 23.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 111 317 230
Tyne and Wear median daily rate £400 £375 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.67% -11.76% +21.43%
10th Percentile £275 £275 £299
90th Percentile £538 £538 £575
North East median daily rate £400 £400 £425
% change year-on-year - -5.88% +21.43%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 1 11
Tyne and Wear median hourly rate £20.25 £24.00 £21.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -15.63% +14.29% -23.64%
10th Percentile £12.48 £24.00 £16.25
90th Percentile £31.40 £24.00 £28.75
North East median hourly rate £20.25 £22.00 £20.15
% change year-on-year -7.95% +9.18% -29.91%

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 21 January 2018.

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 21 January 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
Newcastle upon Tyne +44 4 £363 -19.44% 1
SQL Server 2008
North East

For the 6 months to 21 January 2018, 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 4 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 4 (100.00%) Windows
1 4 (100.00%) Windows Server
2 3 (75.00%) Microsoft
2 3 (75.00%) Migration
2 3 (75.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (75.00%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (50.00%) Open Source
3 2 (50.00%) Telematics
3 2 (50.00%) ZABBIX
3 2 (50.00%) Nagios
3 2 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (50.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 2 (50.00%) SCCM
3 2 (50.00%) Kanban
3 2 (50.00%) PostgreSQL
3 2 (50.00%) ITIL
3 2 (50.00%) SQL
3 2 (50.00%) MySQL
3 2 (50.00%) DevOps
3 2 (50.00%) Public Cloud
3 2 (50.00%) PowerShell
3 2 (50.00%) Office 365
3 2 (50.00%) Rackspace
3 2 (50.00%) Windows Server 2012
3 2 (50.00%) Bug Management
3 2 (50.00%) SQL Server 2014
4 1 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2013
4 1 (25.00%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (25.00%) Hyper-V

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 1 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2010
1 1 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2013
1 1 (25.00%) MS Exchange
1 1 (25.00%) Skype for Business
Cloud Services
1 3 (75.00%) Amazon AWS
1 3 (75.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (50.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (25.00%) Skype
1 1 (25.00%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 2 (50.00%) MySQL
2 2 (50.00%) PostgreSQL
2 2 (50.00%) SQL Server 2014
2 2 (50.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (25.00%) SQL Server 2012
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) Administrator
1 2 (50.00%) DBA
2 1 (25.00%) 3rd Line Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) 3rd Line Server Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Microsoft Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Server Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Windows Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Windows Server Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 2 (50.00%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 4 (100.00%) Windows
1 4 (100.00%) Windows Server
2 2 (50.00%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (25.00%) Windows 10
3 1 (25.00%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (75.00%) Migration
2 2 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (50.00%) Bug Management
2 2 (50.00%) DevOps
2 2 (50.00%) ITIL
2 2 (50.00%) Kanban
2 2 (50.00%) Open Source
2 2 (50.00%) Telematics
3 1 (25.00%) Virtual Infrastructure
Programming Languages
1 2 (50.00%) PowerShell
1 2 (50.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (25.00%) MCSA
1 1 (25.00%) MCSE
1 1 (25.00%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 1 (25.00%) Active Directory
1 1 (25.00%) Hyper-V
1 1 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (25.00%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 2 (50.00%) Nagios
1 2 (50.00%) SCCM
1 2 (50.00%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 3 (75.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (50.00%) Rackspace
3 1 (25.00%) Altiris
3 1 (25.00%) Citrix
3 1 (25.00%) VMware