The first table below looks at the demand for SQL Server 2005 skills in IT contracts advertised for the Newcastle upon Tyne region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SQL Server 2005 over the 3 months to 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Database & Business Intelligence category for the Newcastle upon Tyne region.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft SQL Server 2005
Rank 49 27 29
Rank change year-on-year
-22 +2
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 2005 9 2 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Newcastle upon Tyne 1.83% 1.12% 0.88%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 5.49% 4.65% 5.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 2 2
Average daily rate £239 £405 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-41.04% +8.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £206 £401 £315
10% offered a daily rate of more than £277 £409 £435
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £313 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.00% -3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £42.50 £28.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+51.78% -20.00%
Database & Business Intelligence Category
Newcastle upon Tyne
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Database & Business Intelligence category
164 43 38
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Newcastle upon Tyne 33.33% 24.02% 16.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 121 26 21
Average daily rate £270 £400 £341
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-32.50% +17.43%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £198 £261 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £439 £550 £555
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £330 £338
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -2.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £28.00 £28.50
% change year-on-year
+25.00% -1.75%
SQL Server 2005
Tyne and Wear

SQL Server 2005
Jobs Demand Trend in Newcastle upon Tyne

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing SQL Server 2005 across the Newcastle upon Tyne region as a proportion of the total demand within the Database & Business Intelligence category.

SQL Server 2005 Jobs Demand Trend in Newcastle upon Tyne

SQL Server 2005
Daily Rate Trend in Newcastle upon Tyne

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing SQL Server 2005 across the Newcastle upon Tyne region.

SQL Server 2005 Daily Rate Trend in Newcastle upon Tyne

SQL Server 2005
Daily Rate Histogram in Newcastle upon Tyne

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing SQL Server 2005 across the Newcastle upon Tyne region over the 3 months to 18 April 2014.

SQL Server 2005 Daily Rate Histogram in Newcastle upon Tyne

SQL Server 2005
Hourly Rate Trend in Newcastle upon Tyne

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing SQL Server 2005 across the Newcastle upon Tyne region.

SQL Server 2005 Hourly Rate Trend in Newcastle upon Tyne

SQL Server 2005
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Newcastle upon Tyne

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Newcastle upon Tyne region citing SQL Server 2005 also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited SQL Server 2005.

1 13 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 10 (76.92%) SQL
2 10 (76.92%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
3 9 (69.23%) SQL Server 2000
4 8 (61.54%) Replication
4 8 (61.54%) Clustering
4 8 (61.54%) Business Intelligence Development Studio
4 8 (61.54%) Performance Tuning
4 8 (61.54%) Security Cleared
5 6 (46.15%) VMware
5 6 (46.15%) Windows
5 6 (46.15%) MCDBA
5 6 (46.15%) Microsoft Certification
6 5 (38.46%) .NET
6 5 (38.46%) Veritas
6 5 (38.46%) MCT
6 5 (38.46%) SQL Server 2008
6 5 (38.46%) DV Cleared
6 5 (38.46%) SQL Server 2012
7 4 (30.77%) C#
8 3 (23.08%) MVC
8 3 (23.08%) Ajax
8 3 (23.08%) HTML
8 3 (23.08%) JavaScript
8 3 (23.08%) Visual Studio
8 3 (23.08%) ASP.NET
8 3 (23.08%) XML
8 3 (23.08%) ASP.NET Web Forms
8 3 (23.08%) SC Cleared
8 3 (23.08%) WCF

SQL Server 2005
Top Related IT Skills in Newcastle upon Tyne by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Newcastle upon Tyne region citing SQL Server 2005 also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited SQL Server 2005. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Applications
1 1 (7.69%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 1 (7.69%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 9 (69.23%) SQL Server 2000
3 8 (61.54%) Business Intelligence Development Studio
4 5 (38.46%) SQL Server 2008
4 5 (38.46%) SQL Server 2012
5 2 (15.38%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 1 (7.69%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 1 (7.69%) MS Access
6 1 (7.69%) DTS
Development Applications
1 10 (76.92%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
2 3 (23.08%) Visual Studio
General
1 1 (7.69%) Telecoms
1 1 (7.69%) Finance
Job Titles
1 8 (61.54%) DBA
2 7 (53.85%) SQL DBA
3 4 (30.77%) Server Support
3 4 (30.77%) Developer
4 3 (23.08%) .NET Developer
4 3 (23.08%) C# Developer
4 3 (23.08%) SQL Server DBA
4 3 (23.08%) ASP.NET Developer
4 3 (23.08%) C# .NET Developer
4 3 (23.08%) C# ASP.NET Developer
5 2 (15.38%) Administrator
6 1 (7.69%) Database Developer
6 1 (7.69%) Server Engineer
6 1 (7.69%) Development DBA
6 1 (7.69%) SQL Server Development DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (38.46%) .NET
2 3 (23.08%) Ajax
2 3 (23.08%) HTML
2 3 (23.08%) ASP.NET
2 3 (23.08%) XML
2 3 (23.08%) ASP.NET Web Forms
2 3 (23.08%) WCF
3 2 (15.38%) Classic ASP
4 1 (7.69%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 8 (61.54%) Replication
1 8 (61.54%) Clustering
2 2 (15.38%) Statistics
3 1 (7.69%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 6 (46.15%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (61.54%) Performance Tuning
2 3 (23.08%) MVC
3 2 (15.38%) Migration
3 2 (15.38%) Database Tuning
4 1 (7.69%) ETL
4 1 (7.69%) Data Migration
4 1 (7.69%) Data Cleansing
Programming Languages
1 10 (76.92%) SQL
2 4 (30.77%) C#
3 3 (23.08%) JavaScript
4 1 (7.69%) T-SQL
4 1 (7.69%) VBA
Qualifications
1 8 (61.54%) Security Cleared
2 6 (46.15%) MCDBA
2 6 (46.15%) Microsoft Certification
3 5 (38.46%) MCT
3 5 (38.46%) DV Cleared
4 3 (23.08%) SC Cleared
5 1 (7.69%) MCITP
System Software
1 1 (7.69%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 6 (46.15%) VMware
2 5 (38.46%) Veritas