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 21 October 2014 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
21 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft SQL Server (MS SQL)
Rank 23 14 24
Rank change year-on-year
-9 +10
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 46 8 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Newcastle upon Tyne 8.16% 5.63% 4.44%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 27.88% 34.78% 26.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 31 6 13
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£350 £298 £340
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+17.44% -12.35%
UK excluding London average daily rate £330 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+1.53% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 1 0
Average hourly rate £28.75 £12.99 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+121.32% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £27.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-9.09% +10.00%
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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
165 23 49
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Newcastle upon Tyne 29.26% 16.20% 16.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 116 18 33
Average daily rate £375 £325 £340
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.38% -4.41%
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £330 £338
% change year-on-year
+9.84% -2.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 1 0
Average hourly rate £28.75 £12.99 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+121.32% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.36 £31.50 £30.50
% change year-on-year
+5.91% +3.27%

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 21 October 2014.

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
Hourly Rate Histogram in Newcastle upon Tyne

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing SQL Server across the Newcastle upon Tyne region over the 3 months to 21 October 2014.

SQL Server Hourly Rate Histogram in Newcastle upon Tyne

SQL Server
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Newcastle upon Tyne

For the 6 months to 21 October 2014, 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 39 (59.09%) Windows
2 31 (46.97%) SQL
2 31 (46.97%) Security Cleared
3 28 (42.42%) Microsoft
4 26 (39.39%) C#
4 26 (39.39%) .NET
5 24 (36.36%) Oracle
6 23 (34.85%) MS Excel
6 23 (34.85%) SQL Server 2008
7 20 (30.30%) ASP.NET
8 17 (25.76%) SC Cleared
9 16 (24.24%) SQL Server 2005
9 16 (24.24%) ITIL
9 16 (24.24%) UNIX
9 16 (24.24%) Web Services
9 16 (24.24%) HP
9 16 (24.24%) VMware
10 12 (18.18%) Clustering
10 12 (18.18%) Service Delivery
10 12 (18.18%) VB.NET
10 12 (18.18%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 12 (18.18%) VMware Infrastructure
11 11 (16.67%) Java
11 11 (16.67%) DHCP
11 11 (16.67%) DNS
11 11 (16.67%) Business Intelligence
11 11 (16.67%) Configuration Management
12 10 (15.15%) Middleware
12 10 (15.15%) Citrix
12 10 (15.15%) RDBMS

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

For the 6 months to 21 October 2014, 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 9 (13.64%) SharePoint
2 8 (12.12%) IIS
3 7 (10.61%) Apache
4 6 (9.09%) IBM Notes
5 5 (7.58%) MQSeries
6 3 (4.55%) BizTalk Server
6 3 (4.55%) Oracle Application Server
6 3 (4.55%) WebLogic
6 3 (4.55%) JBoss
7 2 (3.03%) MS Exchange
8 1 (1.52%) Tomcat
8 1 (1.52%) SharePoint 2010
8 1 (1.52%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 23 (34.85%) MS Excel
2 9 (13.64%) MS Office
3 1 (1.52%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 2 (3.03%) Dynamics CRM
Communications & Networking
1 11 (16.67%) DHCP
1 11 (16.67%) DNS
2 7 (10.61%) Firewall
3 6 (9.09%) SAN
4 4 (6.06%) LAN
4 4 (6.06%) WAN
4 4 (6.06%) VPN
5 1 (1.52%) LDAP
5 1 (1.52%) Network Security
5 1 (1.52%) HTTP
5 1 (1.52%) Intranet
5 1 (1.52%) Internet
5 1 (1.52%) Extranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (34.85%) SQL Server 2008
2 16 (24.24%) SQL Server 2005
3 12 (18.18%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 10 (15.15%) Relational Database
4 10 (15.15%) RDBMS
5 9 (13.64%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 8 (12.12%) SQL Server 2012
7 7 (10.61%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 6 (9.09%) SQL Server 2000
9 5 (7.58%) Microsoft Analysis Services
9 5 (7.58%) DB2
9 5 (7.58%) Oracle Database
10 4 (6.06%) Oracle Database 11g
11 3 (4.55%) Business Intelligence Development Studio
12 1 (1.52%) Data Mining
12 1 (1.52%) IDOL
12 1 (1.52%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 5 (7.58%) JUnit
2 3 (4.55%) Visual Studio
2 3 (4.55%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
3 1 (1.52%) MSI
General
1 8 (12.12%) Finance
2 4 (6.06%) Manufacturing
3 2 (3.03%) Back Office
4 1 (1.52%) Financial Institution
4 1 (1.52%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 26 (39.39%) Developer
2 10 (15.15%) Applications Support
3 9 (13.64%) Support Engineer
4 7 (10.61%) .NET Developer
5 6 (9.09%) Analyst
6 5 (7.58%) Server Support
6 5 (7.58%) UNIX Engineer
6 5 (7.58%) Scala Developer
7 4 (6.06%) Wintel Support
7 4 (6.06%) SQL Developer
7 4 (6.06%) Programmer
8 3 (4.55%) Applications Support Engineer
8 3 (4.55%) Server Engineer
9 2 (3.03%) Applications Support Analyst
9 2 (3.03%) Server Support Engineer
9 2 (3.03%) Support Analyst
9 2 (3.03%) Data Analyst
9 2 (3.03%) Administrator
9 2 (3.03%) Wintel Support Engineer
9 2 (3.03%) Microsoft Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 26 (39.39%) .NET
2 20 (30.30%) ASP.NET
3 16 (24.24%) Web Services
4 10 (15.15%) Middleware
5 8 (12.12%) J2EE
6 7 (10.61%) SOAP
7 5 (7.58%) MDX
7 5 (7.58%) JMS
7 5 (7.58%) Play Framework
8 4 (6.06%) XML
9 3 (4.55%) WCF
9 3 (4.55%) .NET Framework
9 3 (4.55%) JPA
10 2 (3.03%) AppFabric
10 2 (3.03%) WF
10 2 (3.03%) jQuery
10 2 (3.03%) HTML
11 1 (1.52%) XHTML
11 1 (1.52%) CSS
11 1 (1.52%) Java EE 5
Miscellaneous
1 12 (18.18%) Clustering
2 9 (13.64%) N-Tier
3 6 (9.09%) Analytical Skills
4 5 (7.58%) Management Information System
5 4 (6.06%) Thin Client
5 4 (6.06%) Fat Client
5 4 (6.06%) Open Source
6 3 (4.55%) Replication
7 2 (3.03%) NHS
7 2 (3.03%) Computer Science
7 2 (3.03%) CMDB
8 1 (1.52%) Mobile App
8 1 (1.52%) Client/Server
8 1 (1.52%) Smartcard
8 1 (1.52%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 39 (59.09%) Windows
2 16 (24.24%) UNIX
3 9 (13.64%) Linux
3 9 (13.64%) Windows Server 2008
4 6 (9.09%) HPUX
4 6 (9.09%) Solaris
5 4 (6.06%) AIX
5 4 (6.06%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 4 (6.06%) Windows Server 2003
6 2 (3.03%) VME
6 2 (3.03%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (24.24%) ITIL
2 12 (18.18%) Service Delivery
3 11 (16.67%) Configuration Management
3 11 (16.67%) Business Intelligence
4 9 (13.64%) Agile Software Development
4 9 (13.64%) Data Management
5 7 (10.61%) Problem Management
5 7 (10.61%) Change Management
5 7 (10.61%) Web Design
6 6 (9.09%) Service Management
6 6 (9.09%) Mentoring
7 5 (7.58%) Integration Testing
7 5 (7.58%) Test Scripting
7 5 (7.58%) Software Architecture
7 5 (7.58%) Incident Management
7 5 (7.58%) SOA
8 4 (6.06%) CRM
8 4 (6.06%) E-Commerce
8 4 (6.06%) Knowledge Management
8 4 (6.06%) Coaching
Programming Languages
1 31 (46.97%) SQL
2 26 (39.39%) C#
3 12 (18.18%) VB.NET
4 11 (16.67%) Java
5 9 (13.64%) VBScript
5 9 (13.64%) VBA
6 7 (10.61%) VB
7 5 (7.58%) C++
7 5 (7.58%) Scala
8 3 (4.55%) C
8 3 (4.55%) JavaScript
9 2 (3.03%) COBOL
9 2 (3.03%) Shell Script
10 1 (1.52%) PowerShell
10 1 (1.52%) Python
10 1 (1.52%) PL/SQL
10 1 (1.52%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 31 (46.97%) Security Cleared
2 17 (25.76%) SC Cleared
3 7 (10.61%) DV Cleared
3 7 (10.61%) Microsoft Certification
4 3 (4.55%) Degree
5 2 (3.03%) MCDBA
5 2 (3.03%) MCT
6 1 (1.52%) OCAJ
6 1 (1.52%) OCP
6 1 (1.52%) OCA
6 1 (1.52%) Oracle Certification
6 1 (1.52%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.03%) SLA
2 1 (1.52%) Data Quality
System Software
1 12 (18.18%) VMware Infrastructure
2 9 (13.64%) Active Directory
3 6 (9.09%) Terminal Services
3 6 (9.09%) VMware ESX
4 4 (6.06%) Oracle RAC
5 3 (4.55%) KVM
5 3 (4.55%) RHEV
6 2 (3.03%) VMware ESXi
7 1 (1.52%) vSphere
7 1 (1.52%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 7 (10.61%) OpenView Configuration Management
1 7 (10.61%) HP SIM
2 5 (7.58%) OpenView
3 2 (3.03%) SolarWinds Orion
4 1 (1.52%) CA SiteMinder
Vendors
1 28 (42.42%) Microsoft
2 24 (36.36%) Oracle
3 16 (24.24%) HP
3 16 (24.24%) VMware
4 10 (15.15%) Citrix
5 6 (9.09%) Lotus
6 5 (7.58%) Red Hat
7 4 (6.06%) Cisco
7 4 (6.06%) Veritas
8 2 (3.03%) CA
8 2 (3.03%) SolarWinds
8 2 (3.03%) EnterpriseDB
9 1 (1.52%) Informatica
9 1 (1.52%) Business Objects
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