The table below looks at the statistics for SQL Server 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 over the 3 months to 29 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

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
29 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft SQL Server (MS SQL)
Rank 51 23 18
Rank change year-on-year
-28 -5
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 17 19 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Newcastle upon Tyne 2.52% 5.72% 5.92%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 12.50% 30.65% 33.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 15 9
Average daily rate
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£350 £325 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £306 £225 £259
10% offered a daily rate of more than £519 £371 £355
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 0
Average hourly rate £32.50 £32.50 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.75 £23.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+3.26% -16.36%
SQL Server
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Database & Business Intelligence category in contract jobs advertised in the Newcastle upon Tyne region.

Database & Business Intelligence Category
Newcastle upon Tyne
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Database & Business Intelligence category
136 62 30
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Newcastle upon Tyne 20.15% 18.67% 17.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 90 50 16
Average daily rate £445 £338 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+31.85% +3.84%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £318 £258 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £675 £440 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 0
Average hourly rate £27.00 £32.50 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-16.92% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £28.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+5.26% -5.00%

SQL Server
Jobs Demand Trend in Newcastle upon Tyne

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

SQL Server Jobs Demand Trend in Newcastle upon Tyne

SQL Server
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 across the Newcastle upon Tyne region.

SQL Server Daily Rate Trend in Newcastle upon Tyne

SQL Server
Daily Rate Histogram in Newcastle upon Tyne

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing SQL Server across the Newcastle upon Tyne region over the 3 months to 29 July 2015.

SQL Server Daily Rate Histogram in Newcastle upon Tyne

SQL Server
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 across the Newcastle upon Tyne region.

SQL Server Hourly Rate Trend in Newcastle upon Tyne

SQL Server
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Newcastle upon Tyne

For the 6 months to 29 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Newcastle upon Tyne region citing SQL Server 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.

1 15 (41.67%) SQL
2 14 (38.89%) .NET
2 14 (38.89%) Microsoft
3 12 (33.33%) C#
3 12 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
4 10 (27.78%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 10 (27.78%) T-SQL
4 10 (27.78%) ASP.NET
5 9 (25.00%) Windows
6 8 (22.22%) Finance
7 7 (19.44%) MVC
7 7 (19.44%) Active Directory
7 7 (19.44%) Web Services
7 7 (19.44%) MS Excel
8 6 (16.67%) Oracle
8 6 (16.67%) Java
8 6 (16.67%) JavaScript
8 6 (16.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 6 (16.67%) .NET Framework
8 6 (16.67%) Degree
8 6 (16.67%) Integration Testing
8 6 (16.67%) Test Scripting
9 5 (13.89%) jQuery
9 5 (13.89%) Security Cleared
9 5 (13.89%) SQL Server 2008
9 5 (13.89%) ASP.NET MVC
9 5 (13.89%) CRM
9 5 (13.89%) SharePoint
9 5 (13.89%) Relational Database
9 5 (13.89%) Mentoring

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

For the 6 months to 29 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Newcastle upon Tyne region citing SQL Server 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. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 5 (13.89%) SharePoint
2 3 (8.33%) MS Exchange
3 2 (5.56%) IIS
4 1 (2.78%) JBoss
4 1 (2.78%) BizTalk Server
4 1 (2.78%) CMS
4 1 (2.78%) Exchange Server 2007
4 1 (2.78%) Office Communications Server
4 1 (2.78%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 7 (19.44%) MS Excel
2 3 (8.33%) Spreadsheet
3 1 (2.78%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (5.56%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (2.78%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.78%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 4 (11.11%) SAN
2 1 (2.78%) Internet
2 1 (2.78%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (27.78%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 6 (16.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 5 (13.89%) SQL Server 2008
3 5 (13.89%) Relational Database
4 4 (11.11%) RDBMS
5 3 (8.33%) Cognos Report Studio
5 3 (8.33%) Cognos Framework Manager
6 2 (5.56%) Cognos Transformer
6 2 (5.56%) OLAP Cube
6 2 (5.56%) OLAP
6 2 (5.56%) Data Warehouse
6 2 (5.56%) QlikView
6 2 (5.56%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 2 (5.56%) SQL Server 2005
7 1 (2.78%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 2 (5.56%) Team Foundation Server
1 2 (5.56%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
2 1 (2.78%) Visual Studio
2 1 (2.78%) Selenium
General
1 8 (22.22%) Finance
2 4 (11.11%) Manufacturing
3 1 (2.78%) Marketing
3 1 (2.78%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 22 (61.11%) Developer
2 9 (25.00%) .NET Developer
3 5 (13.89%) Java Developer
3 5 (13.89%) Analyst
4 3 (8.33%) Programmer
4 3 (8.33%) Support Analyst
4 3 (8.33%) Cognos Developer
4 3 (8.33%) Report Developer
5 2 (5.56%) ASP.NET Developer
5 2 (5.56%) Business Intelligence Developer
5 2 (5.56%) Support Engineer
5 2 (5.56%) Consultant
5 2 (5.56%) DBA
5 2 (5.56%) Analyst Programmer
5 2 (5.56%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 2 (5.56%) SQL DBA
6 1 (2.78%) Applications Support Engineer
6 1 (2.78%) Java Programmer
6 1 (2.78%) Infrastructure Consultant
6 1 (2.78%) C# Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (38.89%) .NET
2 10 (27.78%) ASP.NET
3 7 (19.44%) Web Services
4 6 (16.67%) .NET Framework
5 5 (13.89%) jQuery
5 5 (13.89%) ASP.NET MVC
6 4 (11.11%) Entity Framework
6 4 (11.11%) KnockoutJS
6 4 (11.11%) Java EE 5
6 4 (11.11%) Java SE
6 4 (11.11%) Java EE
7 3 (8.33%) XML
7 3 (8.33%) HTML
7 3 (8.33%) ASP.NET Web Forms
8 2 (5.56%) Highcharts JS
8 2 (5.56%) HTML5
8 2 (5.56%) XSLT
8 2 (5.56%) CSS
8 2 (5.56%) SOAP
9 1 (2.78%) JPA
Miscellaneous
1 4 (11.11%) Mobile App
2 2 (5.56%) NHS
3 1 (2.78%) Clustering
3 1 (2.78%) Inversion of Control
3 1 (2.78%) Social Media
3 1 (2.78%) Private Cloud
3 1 (2.78%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 9 (25.00%) Windows
2 3 (8.33%) Windows Server 2003
3 2 (5.56%) UNIX
3 2 (5.56%) Solaris
3 2 (5.56%) Linux
4 1 (2.78%) VMS
4 1 (2.78%) VME
4 1 (2.78%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (19.44%) MVC
3 6 (16.67%) Integration Testing
3 6 (16.67%) Test Scripting
4 5 (13.89%) Mentoring
4 5 (13.89%) SDLC
4 5 (13.89%) CRM
5 4 (11.11%) Business Intelligence
6 3 (8.33%) Migration
6 3 (8.33%) Web Development
6 3 (8.33%) OO
7 2 (5.56%) Software Delivery
7 2 (5.56%) Software Architecture
7 2 (5.56%) Performance Tuning
7 2 (5.56%) Unit Testing
7 2 (5.56%) Scrum
7 2 (5.56%) ITIL
7 2 (5.56%) UML
8 1 (2.78%) SEO
8 1 (2.78%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 15 (41.67%) SQL
2 12 (33.33%) C#
3 10 (27.78%) T-SQL
4 6 (16.67%) Java
4 6 (16.67%) JavaScript
5 3 (8.33%) VB
5 3 (8.33%) TypeScript
6 1 (2.78%) ActionScript
6 1 (2.78%) VBA
6 1 (2.78%) PHP
6 1 (2.78%) COBOL
Qualifications
1 6 (16.67%) Degree
2 5 (13.89%) Security Cleared
3 4 (11.11%) OCAJ
3 4 (11.11%) Microsoft Certification
3 4 (11.11%) OCP
3 4 (11.11%) OCA
3 4 (11.11%) Oracle Certification
4 3 (8.33%) MCSE
5 2 (5.56%) DV Cleared
6 1 (2.78%) MCSA
6 1 (2.78%) BC Cleared
System Software
1 7 (19.44%) Active Directory
2 4 (11.11%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (2.78%) Hyper-V
3 1 (2.78%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 2 (5.56%) OpenView Configuration Management
Vendors
1 14 (38.89%) Microsoft
2 6 (16.67%) Oracle
3 4 (11.11%) VMware
4 3 (8.33%) Cognos
4 3 (8.33%) IBM
5 2 (5.56%) HP
6 1 (2.78%) Siemens
6 1 (2.78%) Salesforce.com
6 1 (2.78%) Sitecore
6 1 (2.78%) EnterpriseDB
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