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 22 May 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
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft SQL Server (MS SQL)
Rank 40 15 13
Rank change year-on-year
-25 -2
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 17 36 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Newcastle upon Tyne 3.11% 8.37% 8.67%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 11.64% 33.64% 36.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 31 8
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Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.60% -19.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £202 £200 £251
10% offered a daily rate of more than £409 £375 £403
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.84% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £15.68 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.25 £29.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-26.72% +16.00%
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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
146 107 36
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Newcastle upon Tyne 26.69% 24.88% 24.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 96 79 23
Average daily rate £445 £300 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+48.33% -25.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £200 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £465 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Average hourly rate £15.68 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.33 £34.75 £28.25
% change year-on-year
-27.10% +23.00%

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 22 May 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 22 May 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 17 (45.95%) Microsoft
2 13 (35.14%) Active Directory
2 13 (35.14%) Windows
3 12 (32.43%) C#
3 12 (32.43%) Security Cleared
4 11 (29.73%) .NET
5 10 (27.03%) SQL
5 10 (27.03%) Windows Server 2003
6 9 (24.32%) OpenView Configuration Management
6 9 (24.32%) Finance
6 9 (24.32%) ASP.NET
6 9 (24.32%) ITIL
6 9 (24.32%) SharePoint
6 9 (24.32%) Agile Software Development
7 8 (21.62%) MS Exchange
7 8 (21.62%) SAN
8 7 (18.92%) HP
8 7 (18.92%) UNIX
8 7 (18.92%) MS Excel
8 7 (18.92%) Solaris
8 7 (18.92%) T-SQL
8 7 (18.92%) VMware
8 7 (18.92%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 7 (18.92%) VMware Infrastructure
8 7 (18.92%) Software Delivery
9 6 (16.22%) Mentoring
9 6 (16.22%) jQuery
9 6 (16.22%) Integration Testing
9 6 (16.22%) Test Scripting
9 6 (16.22%) DV Cleared

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

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 9 (24.32%) SharePoint
2 8 (21.62%) MS Exchange
3 3 (8.11%) JBoss
4 1 (2.70%) BizTalk Server
4 1 (2.70%) CMS
4 1 (2.70%) IIS
4 1 (2.70%) SAS
4 1 (2.70%) Exchange Server 2007
4 1 (2.70%) Umbraco
4 1 (2.70%) Office Communications Server
4 1 (2.70%) SharePoint 2013
4 1 (2.70%) Node.js
Applications
1 7 (18.92%) MS Excel
2 3 (8.11%) Spreadsheet
3 1 (2.70%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (5.41%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (2.70%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.70%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 8 (21.62%) SAN
2 2 (5.41%) DHCP
2 2 (5.41%) DNS
3 1 (2.70%) Internet
3 1 (2.70%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (18.92%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 5 (13.51%) RDBMS
2 5 (13.51%) Relational Database
3 3 (8.11%) SQL Server 2005
3 3 (8.11%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 3 (8.11%) Cognos Report Studio
3 3 (8.11%) Cognos Framework Manager
4 2 (5.41%) Cognos Transformer
4 2 (5.41%) OLAP Cube
4 2 (5.41%) SQL Server 2012
4 2 (5.41%) SQL Server 2008
4 2 (5.41%) QlikView
4 2 (5.41%) OLAP
4 2 (5.41%) SQL Server 2000
5 1 (2.70%) Crystal Reports
5 1 (2.70%) Base SAS
5 1 (2.70%) SAS Enterprise Guide
5 1 (2.70%) MongoDB
5 1 (2.70%) SAS Data Integration Studio
Development Applications
1 4 (10.81%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (2.70%) Visual Studio
General
1 9 (24.32%) Finance
2 5 (13.51%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 18 (48.65%) Developer
2 8 (21.62%) .NET Developer
3 7 (18.92%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 3 (8.11%) Analyst
4 3 (8.11%) Support Analyst
4 3 (8.11%) Support Engineer
4 3 (8.11%) Report Developer
4 3 (8.11%) Cognos Developer
4 3 (8.11%) Java Developer
4 3 (8.11%) C# Developer
4 3 (8.11%) ASP.NET Developer
4 3 (8.11%) C# .NET Developer
5 2 (5.41%) Business Intelligence Developer
5 2 (5.41%) Java Programmer
5 2 (5.41%) Programmer
6 1 (2.70%) Software Developer
6 1 (2.70%) Applications Support
6 1 (2.70%) 2nd Line Support
6 1 (2.70%) Administrator
6 1 (2.70%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (29.73%) .NET
2 9 (24.32%) ASP.NET
3 6 (16.22%) jQuery
4 5 (13.51%) Web Services
4 5 (13.51%) ASP.NET MVC
4 5 (13.51%) .NET Framework
5 4 (10.81%) Entity Framework
5 4 (10.81%) KnockoutJS
5 4 (10.81%) Java SE
5 4 (10.81%) Java EE
5 4 (10.81%) Java EE 5
6 3 (8.11%) CSS
6 3 (8.11%) SOAP
6 3 (8.11%) J2EE
6 3 (8.11%) HTML
6 3 (8.11%) JPA
7 2 (5.41%) CSS3
7 2 (5.41%) Highcharts JS
7 2 (5.41%) ASP.NET MVC 4
7 2 (5.41%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 4 (10.81%) Mobile App
2 3 (8.11%) Clustering
2 3 (8.11%) Private Cloud
3 2 (5.41%) NHS
4 1 (2.70%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 13 (35.14%) Windows
2 10 (27.03%) Windows Server 2003
3 7 (18.92%) UNIX
3 7 (18.92%) Solaris
4 3 (8.11%) Linux
4 3 (8.11%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (5.41%) VME
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (24.32%) ITIL
1 9 (24.32%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (18.92%) Software Delivery
3 6 (16.22%) Mentoring
3 6 (16.22%) Integration Testing
3 6 (16.22%) Test Scripting
4 5 (13.51%) MVC
5 4 (10.81%) Change Management
6 3 (8.11%) Migration
6 3 (8.11%) CRM
6 3 (8.11%) Business Intelligence
7 2 (5.41%) Scrum
8 1 (2.70%) System Testing
8 1 (2.70%) Waterfall
8 1 (2.70%) Web Development
8 1 (2.70%) TDD
8 1 (2.70%) Data Management
8 1 (2.70%) Content Management
8 1 (2.70%) Root Cause Analysis
8 1 (2.70%) Web Application Development
Programming Languages
1 12 (32.43%) C#
2 10 (27.03%) SQL
3 7 (18.92%) T-SQL
4 6 (16.22%) Java
4 6 (16.22%) JavaScript
5 3 (8.11%) TypeScript
6 2 (5.41%) PowerShell
6 2 (5.41%) COBOL
7 1 (2.70%) VBA
Qualifications
1 12 (32.43%) Security Cleared
2 6 (16.22%) DV Cleared
3 5 (13.51%) Degree
4 4 (10.81%) OCAJ
4 4 (10.81%) OCP
4 4 (10.81%) OCA
4 4 (10.81%) Oracle Certification
5 3 (8.11%) Microsoft Certification
5 3 (8.11%) MCSE
6 1 (2.70%) SC Cleared
6 1 (2.70%) BC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.70%) Data Quality
System Software
1 13 (35.14%) Active Directory
2 7 (18.92%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (2.70%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 9 (24.32%) OpenView Configuration Management
Vendors
1 17 (45.95%) Microsoft
2 7 (18.92%) HP
2 7 (18.92%) VMware
3 6 (16.22%) Oracle
4 3 (8.11%) IBM
4 3 (8.11%) Cognos
5 2 (5.41%) EnterpriseDB
5 2 (5.41%) CA
6 1 (2.70%) Salesforce.com
6 1 (2.70%) Siemens
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
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