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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SQL Server over the 3 months to 25 June 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
25 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft SQL Server (MS SQL)
Rank 22 39 15
Rank change year-on-year
+17 -24
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 154 21 34
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Newcastle upon Tyne 11.61% 3.66% 8.88%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 53.47% 15.00% 38.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 99 8 31
Median daily rate £310 £288 £280
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.82% +2.67%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £229 £213 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £424 £375
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £335 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.47% +3.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 1 0
Median hourly rate £32.66 £15.68 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+108.32% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.66 £23.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year
+38.95% -6.00%
SQL Server
Tyne and Wear

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
288 140 88
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Newcastle upon Tyne 21.70% 24.39% 22.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 183 93 75
Median daily rate £328 £445 £288
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-26.40% +54.78%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £265 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £650 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £380 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+8.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 27 2 0
Median hourly rate £32.66 £15.68 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+108.32% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.75 £26.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+18.26% -13.33%

SQL Server
Jobs Demand Trend in Newcastle upon Tyne

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Newcastle upon Tyne region citing SQL Server as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 25 June 2016.

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 25 June 2016, IT contractor jobs citing SQL Server also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Newcastle upon Tyne region with a requirement for SQL Server.

1 127 (61.95%) SQL
2 116 (56.59%) Security Cleared
3 106 (51.71%) Windows
4 105 (51.22%) SC Cleared
5 102 (49.76%) Microsoft
6 87 (42.44%) Oracle
7 85 (41.46%) HP
8 79 (38.54%) ITIL
9 69 (33.66%) Windows Server
10 65 (31.71%) Active Directory
11 62 (30.24%) MS Excel
12 57 (27.80%) Microsoft Certification
13 55 (26.83%) VMware
14 51 (24.88%) VB
15 46 (22.44%) Citrix
16 43 (20.98%) Clustering
17 40 (19.51%) TCP/IP
17 40 (19.51%) ServiceNow
18 39 (19.02%) DNS
18 39 (19.02%) Unix
19 38 (18.54%) C#
19 38 (18.54%) Degree
19 38 (18.54%) Relational Database
19 38 (18.54%) VMware Infrastructure
19 38 (18.54%) PowerShell
20 37 (18.05%) Linux
21 36 (17.56%) .NET
21 36 (17.56%) SQL Server 2008
22 35 (17.07%) Incident Management
23 34 (16.59%) Agile Software Development

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

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 24 (11.71%) IIS
2 16 (7.80%) IBM Notes
3 15 (7.32%) Apache
4 13 (6.34%) MS Exchange
5 12 (5.85%) SharePoint
6 11 (5.37%) Exchange Server 2010
6 11 (5.37%) Exchange Server 2013
7 7 (3.41%) OpenStack
8 4 (1.95%) CMS
9 2 (0.98%) Oracle Workflow
10 1 (0.49%) BizTalk Server
10 1 (0.49%) CICS
10 1 (0.49%) SAS
10 1 (0.49%) Sitecore CMS
10 1 (0.49%) Umbraco
10 1 (0.49%) WebLogic
10 1 (0.49%) WebSphere
Applications
1 62 (30.24%) MS Excel
2 18 (8.78%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 10 (4.88%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 12 (5.85%) Office 365
2 4 (1.95%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 40 (19.51%) TCP/IP
2 39 (19.02%) DNS
3 33 (16.10%) Firewall
4 32 (15.61%) SAN
5 28 (13.66%) DHCP
6 8 (3.90%) Internet
7 4 (1.95%) VPN
8 2 (0.98%) 3G
8 2 (0.98%) Wi-Fi
9 1 (0.49%) HTTP
9 1 (0.49%) HTTPS
9 1 (0.49%) IP Telephony
9 1 (0.49%) Kerberos
9 1 (0.49%) PBX
9 1 (0.49%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 38 (18.54%) Relational Database
2 36 (17.56%) SQL Server 2008
3 34 (16.59%) DB2
4 26 (12.68%) RDBMS
4 26 (12.68%) SQL Server 2005
5 25 (12.20%) SQL Server 2012
6 24 (11.71%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 22 (10.73%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 15 (7.32%) Oracle Database
9 10 (4.88%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 8 (3.90%) Business Intelligence Development Studio
10 8 (3.90%) Data Warehouse
10 8 (3.90%) SQL Server 2000
11 6 (2.93%) BusinessObjects
12 5 (2.44%) Oracle Database 11g
13 4 (1.95%) MySQL
14 3 (1.46%) Microsoft Analysis Services
15 2 (0.98%) QlikView
15 2 (0.98%) SQL Server 2014
16 1 (0.49%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 16 (7.80%) Visual Studio
2 15 (7.32%) MSI
3 10 (4.88%) Team Foundation Server
4 8 (3.90%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
5 4 (1.95%) ERwin
6 2 (0.98%) Git (software)
7 1 (0.49%) JIRA
7 1 (0.49%) Maven
7 1 (0.49%) Octopus Deploy
7 1 (0.49%) TeamCity
7 1 (0.49%) WebLogic Workshop
General
1 17 (8.29%) Finance
2 14 (6.83%) Manufacturing
3 5 (2.44%) Advertising
4 2 (0.98%) Marketing
5 1 (0.49%) Banking
Job Titles
1 62 (30.24%) Developer
2 24 (11.71%) DBA
3 16 (7.80%) SQL DBA
4 15 (7.32%) .NET Developer
4 15 (7.32%) Java Developer
5 13 (6.34%) Support Engineer
6 11 (5.37%) SQL Developer
6 11 (5.37%) Wintel Support
7 10 (4.88%) Wintel Engineer
8 9 (4.39%) C# Developer
9 8 (3.90%) Consultant
9 8 (3.90%) Microsoft Developer
9 8 (3.90%) Office 365 Engineer
9 8 (3.90%) Oracle DBA
10 7 (3.41%) C# .NET Developer
10 7 (3.41%) CRM Developer
10 7 (3.41%) T-SQL Developer
11 6 (2.93%) SC Cleared DBA
11 6 (2.93%) SSIS Developer
11 6 (2.93%) Wintel Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 36 (17.56%) .NET
2 29 (14.15%) ASP.NET
3 28 (13.66%) Web Services
4 16 (7.80%) XML
5 15 (7.32%) Middleware
6 12 (5.85%) ADO.NET
7 11 (5.37%) HTML
7 11 (5.37%) jQuery
8 10 (4.88%) CSS
9 8 (3.90%) Java EE
9 8 (3.90%) Java EE 5
9 8 (3.90%) Java SE
10 7 (3.41%) HTML5
10 7 (3.41%) MDX
11 4 (1.95%) CAML
11 4 (1.95%) Classic ASP
11 4 (1.95%) JSON
12 3 (1.46%) .NET Framework
12 3 (1.46%) ActiveX
12 3 (1.46%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 43 (20.98%) Clustering
2 20 (9.76%) Analytical Skills
3 17 (8.29%) Computer Science
4 13 (6.34%) Management Information System
5 10 (4.88%) Mobile App
6 8 (3.90%) Replication
7 6 (2.93%) CMDB
8 4 (1.95%) CESG
8 4 (1.95%) Data Centre
8 4 (1.95%) Mainframe
8 4 (1.95%) N-Tier
9 3 (1.46%) Private Cloud
10 2 (0.98%) Fat Client
10 2 (0.98%) Thin Client
10 2 (0.98%) Virtual Team
11 1 (0.49%) Enterprise Software
11 1 (0.49%) NHS
11 1 (0.49%) PKI
11 1 (0.49%) Statistics
11 1 (0.49%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 106 (51.71%) Windows
2 69 (33.66%) Windows Server
3 39 (19.02%) Unix
4 37 (18.05%) Linux
5 23 (11.22%) Windows Server 2008
6 21 (10.24%) Windows Server 2012
7 18 (8.78%) Windows Server 2003
8 6 (2.93%) Android
8 6 (2.93%) Apple iOS
9 5 (2.44%) Windows Phone
10 3 (1.46%) Mac OS X
11 2 (0.98%) Windows 7
12 1 (0.49%) Solaris
12 1 (0.49%) Windows 8
12 1 (0.49%) Windows Phone 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 79 (38.54%) ITIL
2 35 (17.07%) Incident Management
3 34 (16.59%) Agile Software Development
4 33 (16.10%) Mentoring
5 23 (11.22%) Test Scripting
6 21 (10.24%) High Availability
6 21 (10.24%) Performance Tuning
7 20 (9.76%) Configuration Management
8 19 (9.27%) Business Intelligence
8 19 (9.27%) Server Monitoring
9 18 (8.78%) Application Packaging
9 18 (8.78%) Change Management
9 18 (8.78%) Problem Management
9 18 (8.78%) SDLC
10 17 (8.29%) Integration Testing
10 17 (8.29%) Root Cause Analysis
11 16 (7.80%) CRM
11 16 (7.80%) Disaster Recovery
12 14 (6.83%) Load Balancing
12 14 (6.83%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 127 (61.95%) SQL
2 51 (24.88%) VB
3 38 (18.54%) C#
3 38 (18.54%) PowerShell
4 34 (16.59%) Shell Script
5 33 (16.10%) Perl
6 29 (14.15%) T-SQL
7 22 (10.73%) Java
8 20 (9.76%) JavaScript
9 19 (9.27%) VBScript
10 5 (2.44%) PL/SQL
10 5 (2.44%) VB.NET
10 5 (2.44%) VBA
11 4 (1.95%) FQL
12 2 (0.98%) C
12 2 (0.98%) Scala
12 2 (0.98%) VB6
12 2 (0.98%) XAML
Qualifications
1 116 (56.59%) Security Cleared
2 105 (51.22%) SC Cleared
3 57 (27.80%) Microsoft Certification
4 38 (18.54%) Degree
5 28 (13.66%) BPSS Clearance
6 18 (8.78%) Oracle Certification
7 17 (8.29%) MCSE
8 16 (7.80%) AAT
8 16 (7.80%) OCP
9 10 (4.88%) MCTS
10 8 (3.90%) OCA
10 8 (3.90%) OCAJ
11 7 (3.41%) MCITP
11 7 (3.41%) MCP
12 6 (2.93%) MCDBA
12 6 (2.93%) MCSA
12 6 (2.93%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
13 2 (0.98%) ISEB
14 1 (0.49%) Citrix Certification
14 1 (0.49%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 28 (13.66%) SLA
2 6 (2.93%) ISO 9001
3 4 (1.95%) Disclosure Scotland
4 1 (0.49%) Data Quality
4 1 (0.49%) HL7
System Software
1 65 (31.71%) Active Directory
2 38 (18.54%) VMware Infrastructure
3 20 (9.76%) Microsoft App-V
4 19 (9.27%) Terminal Services
5 9 (4.39%) vSphere
6 8 (3.90%) Oracle RAC
7 7 (3.41%) Hyper-V
7 7 (3.41%) Microsoft Virtual Server
7 7 (3.41%) Veritas Volume Manager
7 7 (3.41%) Virtual Servers
8 6 (2.93%) XenApp
9 5 (2.44%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 33 (16.10%) MOM
1 33 (16.10%) Tivoli
2 32 (15.61%) Microsoft Clustering
3 29 (14.15%) HP SiteScope
4 23 (11.22%) Perfmon
5 16 (7.80%) OpenView Configuration Management
6 15 (7.32%) OpenView
7 10 (4.88%) HP SIM
8 8 (3.90%) Oracle RMAN
9 7 (3.41%) NetBackup
10 4 (1.95%) AirWatch
10 4 (1.95%) SCCM
10 4 (1.95%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
11 3 (1.46%) WSUS
12 2 (0.98%) XenMobile
13 1 (0.49%) SAP Afaria
Vendors
1 102 (49.76%) Microsoft
2 87 (42.44%) Oracle
3 85 (41.46%) HP
4 55 (26.83%) VMware
5 46 (22.44%) Citrix
6 40 (19.51%) ServiceNow
7 33 (16.10%) BMC
7 33 (16.10%) CA
8 16 (7.80%) Lotus
9 7 (3.41%) Veritas
10 6 (2.93%) Meridio
11 5 (2.44%) Apple
11 5 (2.44%) AppSense
11 5 (2.44%) Informatica
11 5 (2.44%) Siemens
12 3 (1.46%) Red Hat
13 1 (0.49%) Cisco
13 1 (0.49%) Intel Security
13 1 (0.49%) SAP
13 1 (0.49%) Xamarin
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