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 24 May 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
24 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft SQL Server (MS SQL)
Rank 23 42 17
Rank change year-on-year
+19 -25
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 117 18 36
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Newcastle upon Tyne 10.67% 3.31% 8.29%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 53.42% 12.50% 32.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 67 9 31
Median daily rate £313 £315 £265
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.79% +18.86%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £234 £213 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £399 £375
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 1 0
Median hourly rate £35.00 £15.68 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+123.28% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.50 £21.25 £29.00
% change year-on-year
+52.94% -26.72%
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
219 144 111
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Newcastle upon Tyne 19.96% 26.47% 25.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 136 93 83
Median daily rate £330 £400 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-17.50% +33.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £250 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £513 £520 £465
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £370 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.72% +5.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 2 0
Median hourly rate £35.00 £15.68 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+123.28% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £34.00 £25.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+36.00% -23.07%

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 24 May 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 24 May 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 92 (55.76%) SQL
2 78 (47.27%) Security Cleared
3 75 (45.45%) Microsoft
4 71 (43.03%) Oracle
5 67 (40.61%) Windows
5 67 (40.61%) SC Cleared
6 57 (34.55%) HP
7 53 (32.12%) ITIL
8 45 (27.27%) C#
8 45 (27.27%) MS Excel
9 43 (26.06%) .NET
10 42 (25.45%) VB
10 42 (25.45%) Windows Server
11 40 (24.24%) Agile Software Development
12 36 (21.82%) ASP.NET
12 36 (21.82%) Active Directory
13 34 (20.61%) Linux
14 33 (20.00%) Unix
14 33 (20.00%) Java
14 33 (20.00%) Microsoft Certification
15 32 (19.39%) ServiceNow
16 31 (18.79%) Mentoring
16 31 (18.79%) DB2
17 30 (18.18%) Perl
17 30 (18.18%) Web Services
17 30 (18.18%) CA
17 30 (18.18%) Relational Database
18 28 (16.97%) TCP/IP
18 28 (16.97%) JavaScript
18 28 (16.97%) Degree

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 19 (11.52%) IIS
2 13 (7.88%) Apache
3 11 (6.67%) SharePoint
4 8 (4.85%) IBM Notes
5 7 (4.24%) CICS
5 7 (4.24%) MS Exchange
5 7 (4.24%) WebSphere
6 6 (3.64%) OpenStack
7 5 (3.03%) Exchange Server 2010
7 5 (3.03%) Exchange Server 2013
8 4 (2.42%) CMS
9 1 (0.61%) BizTalk Server
9 1 (0.61%) Node.js
9 1 (0.61%) Oracle Workflow
9 1 (0.61%) SAS
9 1 (0.61%) Sitecore CMS
9 1 (0.61%) Umbraco
9 1 (0.61%) WebLogic
Applications
1 45 (27.27%) MS Excel
2 13 (7.88%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 10 (6.06%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 6 (3.64%) Office 365
2 3 (1.82%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 28 (16.97%) TCP/IP
2 22 (13.33%) SAN
3 21 (12.73%) DNS
4 16 (9.70%) DHCP
4 16 (9.70%) Firewall
5 10 (6.06%) Internet
6 6 (3.64%) FTP
6 6 (3.64%) SSL
6 6 (3.64%) WinSCP
7 1 (0.61%) HTTP
7 1 (0.61%) HTTPS
7 1 (0.61%) IP Telephony
7 1 (0.61%) Kerberos
7 1 (0.61%) PBX
7 1 (0.61%) VoIP
7 1 (0.61%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 31 (18.79%) DB2
2 30 (18.18%) Relational Database
3 26 (15.76%) SQL Server 2008
4 24 (14.55%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 23 (13.94%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 20 (12.12%) SQL Server 2005
7 18 (10.91%) RDBMS
8 17 (10.30%) SQL Server 2012
9 12 (7.27%) Business Intelligence Development Studio
9 12 (7.27%) Oracle Database
10 9 (5.45%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 7 (4.24%) Data Warehouse
11 7 (4.24%) MS Access
12 6 (3.64%) Easytrieve
12 6 (3.64%) SQL Server 2000
13 5 (3.03%) BusinessObjects
13 5 (3.03%) Oracle Database 11g
14 3 (1.82%) Microsoft Analysis Services
15 2 (1.21%) MySQL
15 2 (1.21%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 22 (13.33%) Visual Studio
2 10 (6.06%) Team Foundation Server
3 7 (4.24%) MSI
4 6 (3.64%) Eclipse
4 6 (3.64%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
5 5 (3.03%) ERwin
6 3 (1.82%) Git (software)
7 1 (0.61%) JIRA
7 1 (0.61%) Maven
7 1 (0.61%) Octopus Deploy
7 1 (0.61%) Subversion
7 1 (0.61%) TeamCity
7 1 (0.61%) WebLogic Workshop
General
1 25 (15.15%) Finance
2 11 (6.67%) Manufacturing
3 7 (4.24%) Banking
4 3 (1.82%) Advertising
5 2 (1.21%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 73 (44.24%) Developer
2 18 (10.91%) Java Developer
3 17 (10.30%) DBA
4 16 (9.70%) .NET Developer
5 13 (7.88%) Microsoft Developer
6 12 (7.27%) Applications Developer
6 12 (7.27%) SQL DBA
7 11 (6.67%) SQL Developer
8 9 (5.45%) C# Developer
9 7 (4.24%) C# .NET Developer
9 7 (4.24%) CRM Developer
9 7 (4.24%) Senior Developer
9 7 (4.24%) T-SQL Developer
9 7 (4.24%) Wintel Engineer
10 6 (3.64%) Dynamics CRM Developer
10 6 (3.64%) SQL Server Developer
10 6 (3.64%) SSIS Developer
11 5 (3.03%) ASP Developer
11 5 (3.03%) Oracle DBA
11 5 (3.03%) Senior Microsoft Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 43 (26.06%) .NET
2 36 (21.82%) ASP.NET
3 30 (18.18%) Web Services
4 17 (10.30%) XML
5 12 (7.27%) ADO.NET
5 12 (7.27%) HTML
6 11 (6.67%) CSS
6 11 (6.67%) jQuery
7 10 (6.06%) Java EE
7 10 (6.06%) Java EE 5
7 10 (6.06%) Java SE
8 7 (4.24%) HTML5
8 7 (4.24%) MDX
8 7 (4.24%) Middleware
9 6 (3.64%) ISPF
10 5 (3.03%) J2EE
10 5 (3.03%) JSON
11 4 (2.42%) CAML
11 4 (2.42%) Classic ASP
12 3 (1.82%) ASP.NET MVC
Miscellaneous
1 24 (14.55%) Clustering
2 18 (10.91%) Analytical Skills
3 12 (7.27%) Computer Science
4 11 (6.67%) Mobile App
5 8 (4.85%) Mainframe
6 7 (4.24%) Management Information System
7 6 (3.64%) IBM Mainframe
7 6 (3.64%) Replication
7 6 (3.64%) VSAM
8 4 (2.42%) Data Centre
8 4 (2.42%) N-Tier
9 2 (1.21%) CMDB
9 2 (1.21%) Data Structures
10 1 (0.61%) Algorithms
10 1 (0.61%) Data Extraction
10 1 (0.61%) Enterprise Software
10 1 (0.61%) PKI
10 1 (0.61%) Private Cloud
10 1 (0.61%) Statistics
10 1 (0.61%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 67 (40.61%) Windows
2 42 (25.45%) Windows Server
3 34 (20.61%) Linux
4 33 (20.00%) Unix
5 16 (9.70%) Windows Server 2008
5 16 (9.70%) Windows Server 2012
6 13 (7.88%) Windows Server 2003
7 6 (3.64%) MVS
8 3 (1.82%) Android
8 3 (1.82%) Apple iOS
8 3 (1.82%) Mac OS X
9 2 (1.21%) Windows Phone
10 1 (0.61%) Solaris
10 1 (0.61%) Windows 8
10 1 (0.61%) Windows Phone 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 53 (32.12%) ITIL
2 40 (24.24%) Agile Software Development
3 31 (18.79%) Mentoring
4 26 (15.76%) Test Scripting
5 24 (14.55%) Incident Management
6 22 (13.33%) SDLC
7 16 (9.70%) Business Intelligence
7 16 (9.70%) Performance Tuning
8 14 (8.48%) Integration Testing
8 14 (8.48%) Server Monitoring
9 13 (7.88%) Change Management
10 12 (7.27%) CRM
10 12 (7.27%) Problem Management
10 12 (7.27%) Root Cause Analysis
11 10 (6.06%) Application Packaging
11 10 (6.06%) Disaster Recovery
11 10 (6.06%) High Availability
12 9 (5.45%) Service Delivery
13 8 (4.85%) Capacity Management
13 8 (4.85%) Configuration Management
Programming Languages
1 92 (55.76%) SQL
2 45 (27.27%) C#
3 42 (25.45%) VB
4 33 (20.00%) Java
5 30 (18.18%) Perl
6 28 (16.97%) JavaScript
7 26 (15.76%) Shell Script
8 25 (15.15%) PowerShell
9 24 (14.55%) T-SQL
10 14 (8.48%) VBScript
11 12 (7.27%) VBA
12 7 (4.24%) C++
13 6 (3.64%) Assembly Language
13 6 (3.64%) CLIST
13 6 (3.64%) COBOL
13 6 (3.64%) JCL
13 6 (3.64%) PL/SQL
13 6 (3.64%) REXX
14 5 (3.03%) Scala
14 5 (3.03%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 78 (47.27%) Security Cleared
2 67 (40.61%) SC Cleared
3 33 (20.00%) Microsoft Certification
4 28 (16.97%) Degree
5 22 (13.33%) BPSS Clearance
6 17 (10.30%) Oracle Certification
7 15 (9.09%) OCP
8 10 (6.06%) AAT
8 10 (6.06%) MCSE
8 10 (6.06%) OCA
8 10 (6.06%) OCAJ
9 5 (3.03%) MCDBA
10 4 (2.42%) MCSA
10 4 (2.42%) MCTS
10 4 (2.42%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 3 (1.82%) MCITP
11 3 (1.82%) MCP
12 2 (1.21%) ISEB
13 1 (0.61%) Citrix Certification
13 1 (0.61%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (10.91%) SLA
2 5 (3.03%) ISO 9001
3 4 (2.42%) Disclosure Scotland
4 2 (1.21%) Data Quality
5 1 (0.61%) HL7
System Software
1 36 (21.82%) Active Directory
2 18 (10.91%) VMware Infrastructure
3 11 (6.67%) Microsoft App-V
3 11 (6.67%) Terminal Services
4 6 (3.64%) Time Sharing Option
4 6 (3.64%) vSphere
5 5 (3.03%) Oracle RAC
6 4 (2.42%) Hyper-V
6 4 (2.42%) Veritas Volume Manager
6 4 (2.42%) XenApp
7 2 (1.21%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 24 (14.55%) MOM
1 24 (14.55%) Tivoli
2 22 (13.33%) HP SiteScope
3 13 (7.88%) Perfmon
4 8 (4.85%) OpenView Configuration Management
5 7 (4.24%) OpenView
6 6 (3.64%) HP SIM
7 5 (3.03%) Oracle RMAN
8 4 (2.42%) NetBackup
9 3 (1.82%) SCCM
9 3 (1.82%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
9 3 (1.82%) WSUS
10 2 (1.21%) AirWatch
11 1 (0.61%) SAP Afaria
11 1 (0.61%) XenMobile
Vendors
1 75 (45.45%) Microsoft
2 71 (43.03%) Oracle
3 57 (34.55%) HP
4 32 (19.39%) ServiceNow
5 30 (18.18%) CA
6 27 (16.36%) Citrix
6 27 (16.36%) VMware
7 24 (14.55%) BMC
8 8 (4.85%) Lotus
9 6 (3.64%) IBM
9 6 (3.64%) Informatica
9 6 (3.64%) Micro Focus
10 5 (3.03%) Meridio
11 4 (2.42%) AppSense
11 4 (2.42%) Veritas
12 3 (1.82%) Red Hat
13 2 (1.21%) Apple
14 1 (0.61%) Cisco
14 1 (0.61%) Intel Security
14 1 (0.61%) SAP
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