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 6 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
6 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft SQL Server (MS SQL)
Rank 42 16 20
Rank change year-on-year
-26 +4
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 17 27 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Newcastle upon Tyne 3.01% 8.11% 3.89%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 14.41% 39.13% 25.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 24 4
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£333 £288 £330
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.65% -12.87%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £213 £207 £280
10% offered a daily rate of more than £453 £375 £346
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.84% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Average hourly rate £24.09 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.88 £23.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
+3.80% -8.00%
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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
118 69 28
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Newcastle upon Tyne 20.88% 20.72% 15.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 81 56 12
Average daily rate £445 £300 £335
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+48.33% -10.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £200 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £675 £425 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
- +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 0 0
Average hourly rate £21.50 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £29.35 £28.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+2.96% -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 6 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
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 6 July 2015.

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 6 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 (38.46%) Microsoft
2 14 (35.90%) C#
3 13 (33.33%) SQL
3 13 (33.33%) .NET
3 13 (33.33%) Windows
4 11 (28.21%) Active Directory
4 11 (28.21%) Agile Software Development
5 10 (25.64%) Finance
5 10 (25.64%) ASP.NET
6 9 (23.08%) Security Cleared
7 8 (20.51%) T-SQL
7 8 (20.51%) Web Services
7 8 (20.51%) MS Excel
8 7 (17.95%) Java
8 7 (17.95%) Oracle
8 7 (17.95%) Windows Server 2003
8 7 (17.95%) Integration Testing
8 7 (17.95%) Test Scripting
8 7 (17.95%) MVC
9 6 (15.38%) VMware
9 6 (15.38%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 6 (15.38%) .NET Framework
9 6 (15.38%) Degree
9 6 (15.38%) OpenView Configuration Management
9 6 (15.38%) SAN
9 6 (15.38%) JavaScript
9 6 (15.38%) ITIL
9 6 (15.38%) VMware Infrastructure
9 6 (15.38%) ASP.NET MVC
9 6 (15.38%) Relational Database

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

For the 6 months to 6 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 (12.82%) SharePoint
1 5 (12.82%) MS Exchange
2 2 (5.13%) CMS
2 2 (5.13%) IIS
2 2 (5.13%) JBoss
3 1 (2.56%) Exchange Server 2007
3 1 (2.56%) Umbraco
3 1 (2.56%) Office Communications Server
3 1 (2.56%) Sitecore CMS
3 1 (2.56%) SAS
3 1 (2.56%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 8 (20.51%) MS Excel
2 3 (7.69%) Spreadsheet
3 1 (2.56%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (5.13%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (2.56%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.56%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 6 (15.38%) SAN
2 2 (5.13%) DHCP
2 2 (5.13%) DNS
3 1 (2.56%) Internet
3 1 (2.56%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (15.38%) SQL Server Reporting Services
1 6 (15.38%) Relational Database
2 5 (12.82%) RDBMS
3 4 (10.26%) SQL Server 2005
3 4 (10.26%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 3 (7.69%) SQL Server 2008
4 3 (7.69%) Cognos Report Studio
4 3 (7.69%) Cognos Framework Manager
5 2 (5.13%) Cognos Transformer
5 2 (5.13%) OLAP Cube
5 2 (5.13%) QlikView
5 2 (5.13%) SQL Server 2000
5 2 (5.13%) OLAP
6 1 (2.56%) MySQL
6 1 (2.56%) Base SAS
6 1 (2.56%) SAS Enterprise Guide
6 1 (2.56%) SQL Server 2012
6 1 (2.56%) SAS Data Integration Studio
Development Applications
1 4 (10.26%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (5.13%) Visual Studio
3 1 (2.56%) Selenium
General
1 10 (25.64%) Finance
2 5 (12.82%) Manufacturing
3 1 (2.56%) Marketing
3 1 (2.56%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 22 (56.41%) Developer
2 9 (23.08%) .NET Developer
3 5 (12.82%) Java Developer
4 4 (10.26%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 3 (7.69%) Analyst
5 3 (7.69%) Support Analyst
5 3 (7.69%) Support Engineer
5 3 (7.69%) Cognos Developer
5 3 (7.69%) Report Developer
6 2 (5.13%) Java Programmer
6 2 (5.13%) Business Intelligence Developer
6 2 (5.13%) Consultant
6 2 (5.13%) Programmer
6 2 (5.13%) ASP.NET Developer
7 1 (2.56%) Desktop Engineer
7 1 (2.56%) Applications Support Engineer
7 1 (2.56%) Server Engineer
7 1 (2.56%) Data Manager
7 1 (2.56%) Server Support Engineer
7 1 (2.56%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (33.33%) .NET
2 10 (25.64%) ASP.NET
3 8 (20.51%) Web Services
4 6 (15.38%) .NET Framework
4 6 (15.38%) ASP.NET MVC
5 5 (12.82%) Java SE
5 5 (12.82%) Java EE
5 5 (12.82%) jQuery
5 5 (12.82%) Java EE 5
6 4 (10.26%) Entity Framework
6 4 (10.26%) KnockoutJS
7 3 (7.69%) XML
7 3 (7.69%) XSLT
7 3 (7.69%) HTML
7 3 (7.69%) SOAP
8 2 (5.13%) CSS
8 2 (5.13%) J2EE
8 2 (5.13%) JPA
8 2 (5.13%) Highcharts JS
8 2 (5.13%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 5 (12.82%) Mobile App
2 3 (7.69%) Clustering
3 2 (5.13%) NHS
3 2 (5.13%) Private Cloud
4 1 (2.56%) Client/Server
4 1 (2.56%) Inversion of Control
Operating Systems
1 13 (33.33%) Windows
2 7 (17.95%) Windows Server 2003
3 4 (10.26%) UNIX
3 4 (10.26%) Solaris
4 3 (7.69%) Linux
4 3 (7.69%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (5.13%) VME
6 1 (2.56%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (28.21%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (17.95%) MVC
2 7 (17.95%) Integration Testing
2 7 (17.95%) Test Scripting
3 6 (15.38%) ITIL
3 6 (15.38%) Mentoring
3 6 (15.38%) SDLC
4 4 (10.26%) Software Delivery
5 3 (7.69%) Change Management
5 3 (7.69%) CRM
5 3 (7.69%) Business Intelligence
5 3 (7.69%) Migration
5 3 (7.69%) Web Development
6 2 (5.13%) Unit Testing
6 2 (5.13%) Scrum
6 2 (5.13%) Security Patching
6 2 (5.13%) Waterfall
7 1 (2.56%) Performance Analysis
7 1 (2.56%) Kalman Filter
7 1 (2.56%) Continuous Integration
Programming Languages
1 14 (35.90%) C#
2 13 (33.33%) SQL
3 8 (20.51%) T-SQL
4 7 (17.95%) Java
5 6 (15.38%) JavaScript
6 3 (7.69%) TypeScript
7 2 (5.13%) PowerShell
7 2 (5.13%) COBOL
8 1 (2.56%) VBA
Qualifications
1 9 (23.08%) Security Cleared
2 6 (15.38%) Degree
3 5 (12.82%) OCAJ
3 5 (12.82%) OCP
3 5 (12.82%) OCA
3 5 (12.82%) Oracle Certification
4 4 (10.26%) Microsoft Certification
4 4 (10.26%) DV Cleared
5 3 (7.69%) MCSE
6 1 (2.56%) MCSA
6 1 (2.56%) BC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.56%) Data Quality
System Software
1 11 (28.21%) Active Directory
2 6 (15.38%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (2.56%) Hyper-V
3 1 (2.56%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 6 (15.38%) OpenView Configuration Management
Vendors
1 15 (38.46%) Microsoft
2 7 (17.95%) Oracle
3 6 (15.38%) VMware
4 4 (10.26%) HP
5 3 (7.69%) Cognos
5 3 (7.69%) IBM
6 2 (5.13%) CA
6 2 (5.13%) EnterpriseDB
7 1 (2.56%) Siemens
7 1 (2.56%) Salesforce.com
7 1 (2.56%) Sitecore
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