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 2 December 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
2 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft SQL Server (MS SQL)
Rank 27 10 17
Rank change year-on-year
-17 +7
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 105 83 56
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Newcastle upon Tyne 8.99% 12.24% 9.56%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 39.92% 53.21% 31.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 82 56 36
Median daily rate £403 £350 £328
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.00% +6.87%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £296 £300 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £574 £520 £398
UK excluding London median daily rate £358 £350 £335
% change year-on-year
+2.14% +4.47%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 7
Median hourly rate - £19.50 £27.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -29.09%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £26.87 £24.00
% change year-on-year
+39.56% +11.95%
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
263 156 178
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Newcastle upon Tyne 22.52% 23.01% 30.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 210 94 116
Median daily rate £438 £350 £405
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+25.00% -13.58%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £316 £300 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £385 £363
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +6.20%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 7 7
Median hourly rate £24.00 £19.50 £20.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+23.07% -3.70%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £38.00 £26.25 £32.75
% change year-on-year
+44.76% -19.84%

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 2 December 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 2 December 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.

1 131 (62.38%) Microsoft
2 128 (60.95%) Windows
3 115 (54.76%) SQL
4 107 (50.95%) Security Cleared
5 95 (45.24%) SC Cleared
6 81 (38.57%) ITIL
7 77 (36.67%) Active Directory
8 73 (34.76%) Windows Server
9 62 (29.52%) Oracle
9 62 (29.52%) VMware
10 60 (28.57%) HP
11 57 (27.14%) MS Excel
12 54 (25.71%) VMware Infrastructure
13 52 (24.76%) Linux
14 47 (22.38%) .NET
15 45 (21.43%) C#
16 40 (19.05%) Microsoft Certification
17 37 (17.62%) VB
17 37 (17.62%) BPSS Clearance
18 36 (17.14%) JavaScript
19 35 (16.67%) DNS
20 34 (16.19%) TCP/IP
20 34 (16.19%) CA
20 34 (16.19%) Clustering
21 33 (15.71%) Java
21 33 (15.71%) IIS
22 32 (15.24%) Unix
23 31 (14.76%) Citrix
23 31 (14.76%) Firewall
24 29 (13.81%) 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 33 (15.71%) IIS
2 18 (8.57%) Apache
3 16 (7.62%) WebLogic
4 14 (6.67%) SharePoint
5 13 (6.19%) BizTalk Server
6 12 (5.71%) IBM Notes
6 12 (5.71%) SAS
7 9 (4.29%) MS Exchange
8 8 (3.81%) Exchange Server 2010
8 8 (3.81%) Exchange Server 2013
9 7 (3.33%) Tomcat
10 6 (2.86%) OpenStack
11 5 (2.38%) SharePoint Server
11 5 (2.38%) WebSphere
12 4 (1.90%) Jetty
12 4 (1.90%) Mongrel
12 4 (1.90%) nginx
12 4 (1.90%) SharePoint 2013
13 3 (1.43%) Confluence
13 3 (1.43%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 57 (27.14%) MS Excel
2 8 (3.81%) MS Office
3 6 (2.86%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (0.48%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 13 (6.19%) Dynamics CRM
2 4 (1.90%) Visualfiles
3 2 (0.95%) BusinessWorks
4 1 (0.48%) Sage 200
Cloud Services
1 17 (8.10%) IaaS
1 17 (8.10%) PaaS
1 17 (8.10%) SaaS
2 10 (4.76%) Office 365
3 6 (2.86%) Amazon AWS
3 6 (2.86%) HP Helion
4 4 (1.90%) Amazon EC2
4 4 (1.90%) Google App Engine
4 4 (1.90%) Google Cloud Platform
5 2 (0.95%) DigitalOcean
5 2 (0.95%) GitHub
5 2 (0.95%) Google Analytics
5 2 (0.95%) Linode
5 2 (0.95%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 35 (16.67%) DNS
2 34 (16.19%) TCP/IP
3 31 (14.76%) Firewall
4 27 (12.86%) SAN
5 25 (11.90%) DHCP
6 14 (6.67%) HTTP
7 13 (6.19%) NAS
8 10 (4.76%) HTTPS
8 10 (4.76%) iSCSI
9 5 (2.38%) SSL
9 5 (2.38%) VPN
10 4 (1.90%) FTP
10 4 (1.90%) IPsec
11 3 (1.43%) SNMP
12 2 (0.95%) Skype
13 1 (0.48%) 3G
13 1 (0.48%) Internet
13 1 (0.48%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 28 (13.33%) DB2
2 19 (9.05%) Relational Database
2 19 (9.05%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 18 (8.57%) RDBMS
4 16 (7.62%) SQL Server 2008
5 15 (7.14%) SQL Server 2012
6 11 (5.24%) SQL Server 2005
6 11 (5.24%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 9 (4.29%) MySQL
8 8 (3.81%) OLTP
9 5 (2.38%) Ingres
9 5 (2.38%) Oracle Database
9 5 (2.38%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 4 (1.90%) Data Warehouse
11 3 (1.43%) PostgreSQL
11 3 (1.43%) SAS Enterprise Guide
11 3 (1.43%) SAS Enterprise Miner
12 2 (0.95%) Business Intelligence Development Studio
12 2 (0.95%) IBM InfoSphere
12 2 (0.95%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 16 (7.62%) MSI
2 14 (6.67%) Visual Studio
3 8 (3.81%) Jenkins
4 6 (2.86%) Team Foundation Server
5 4 (1.90%) NMock
5 4 (1.90%) Travis CI
5 4 (1.90%) WiX
6 3 (1.43%) Cucumber
6 3 (1.43%) HP UFT
6 3 (1.43%) JIRA
6 3 (1.43%) JMeter
6 3 (1.43%) LoadRunner
6 3 (1.43%) Selenium
6 3 (1.43%) Vagrant
7 2 (0.95%) CA Gen
7 2 (0.95%) Git (software)
7 2 (0.95%) GitLab
7 2 (0.95%) MSTest
7 2 (0.95%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
7 2 (0.95%) Subversion
General
1 11 (5.24%) Manufacturing
2 5 (2.38%) Advertising
3 4 (1.90%) Finance
3 4 (1.90%) Law
4 3 (1.43%) Back Office
5 2 (0.95%) Retail
Job Titles
1 40 (19.05%) Developer
2 28 (13.33%) DBA
3 20 (9.52%) .NET Developer
4 17 (8.10%) SQL DBA
5 16 (7.62%) Support Engineer
6 15 (7.14%) Administrator
6 15 (7.14%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 12 (5.71%) Technical Leader
8 10 (4.76%) Analyst
8 10 (4.76%) ASP.NET Developer
9 9 (4.29%) SQL Server DBA
10 8 (3.81%) Consultant
10 8 (3.81%) Development Analyst
10 8 (3.81%) Microsoft Developer
11 7 (3.33%) Architect
11 7 (3.33%) Senior .NET Developer
11 7 (3.33%) Senior Developer
11 7 (3.33%) Wintel Support
12 6 (2.86%) Server Support
12 6 (2.86%) SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 47 (22.38%) .NET
2 28 (13.33%) XML
3 26 (12.38%) Middleware
4 21 (10.00%) HTML
5 20 (9.52%) ASP.NET
6 14 (6.67%) .NET Framework
7 9 (4.29%) Web Services
8 8 (3.81%) CSS
9 6 (2.86%) jQuery
10 5 (2.38%) J2EE
10 5 (2.38%) WCF
10 5 (2.38%) WPF
11 4 (1.90%) Entity Framework
11 4 (1.90%) Servlets
12 3 (1.43%) AngularJS
12 3 (1.43%) ASP.NET Web API
12 3 (1.43%) MDX
13 2 (0.95%) ASP.NET MVC
13 2 (0.95%) HTML5
13 2 (0.95%) Ruby on Rails
Miscellaneous
1 34 (16.19%) Clustering
2 15 (7.14%) Analytical Skills
2 15 (7.14%) Management Information System
3 11 (5.24%) Enterprise Software
4 8 (3.81%) Computer Science
5 7 (3.33%) Mainframe
6 6 (2.86%) CMDB
6 6 (2.86%) Data Centre
7 5 (2.38%) CESG
7 5 (2.38%) Public Cloud
8 4 (1.90%) PKI
8 4 (1.90%) Private Cloud
8 4 (1.90%) Replication
9 2 (0.95%) Blackberry
9 2 (0.95%) FlexPod
9 2 (0.95%) Mobile App
10 1 (0.48%) Mathematics
10 1 (0.48%) N-Tier
10 1 (0.48%) Thin Client
10 1 (0.48%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 128 (60.95%) Windows
2 73 (34.76%) Windows Server
3 52 (24.76%) Linux
4 32 (15.24%) Unix
5 15 (7.14%) Windows Server 2012
6 13 (6.19%) Windows Server 2008
7 12 (5.71%) Windows 7
7 12 (5.71%) Windows XP
8 10 (4.76%) Windows Server 2003
9 8 (3.81%) Android
9 8 (3.81%) Apple iOS
10 7 (3.33%) AIX
11 6 (2.86%) Windows Phone
12 4 (1.90%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 3 (1.43%) HPUX
13 3 (1.43%) Mac OS X
13 3 (1.43%) MVS
13 3 (1.43%) Windows 2000
13 3 (1.43%) zOS
14 2 (0.95%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 81 (38.57%) ITIL
2 29 (13.81%) Agile Software Development
3 27 (12.86%) Configuration Management
4 26 (12.38%) High Availability
5 22 (10.48%) Incident Management
5 22 (10.48%) Integration Testing
6 20 (9.52%) CRM
7 19 (9.05%) Open Source
7 19 (9.05%) Problem Management
8 16 (7.62%) Application Packaging
8 16 (7.62%) Change Management
9 15 (7.14%) Virtual Environments
10 14 (6.67%) DevOps
10 14 (6.67%) ITSM
10 14 (6.67%) Migration
10 14 (6.67%) PRINCE2
11 13 (6.19%) ITIL V3
11 13 (6.19%) Mentoring
11 13 (6.19%) TOGAF
12 12 (5.71%) ETL
Programming Languages
1 115 (54.76%) SQL
2 45 (21.43%) C#
3 37 (17.62%) VB
4 36 (17.14%) JavaScript
5 33 (15.71%) Java
6 28 (13.33%) Shell Script
7 26 (12.38%) Perl
8 24 (11.43%) PowerShell
9 22 (10.48%) C
10 17 (8.10%) T-SQL
11 10 (4.76%) Python
12 7 (3.33%) Jython
13 5 (2.38%) Ruby
13 5 (2.38%) VB.NET
13 5 (2.38%) VBScript
14 3 (1.43%) PHP
14 3 (1.43%) PL/SQL
15 2 (0.95%) Scala
16 1 (0.48%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
16 1 (0.48%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 107 (50.95%) Security Cleared
2 95 (45.24%) SC Cleared
3 40 (19.05%) Microsoft Certification
4 37 (17.62%) BPSS Clearance
5 18 (8.57%) Degree
6 14 (6.67%) MCSE
7 12 (5.71%) AAT
8 10 (4.76%) MCSA
9 8 (3.81%) MCTS
10 7 (3.33%) DV Cleared
10 7 (3.33%) ITIL Certification
11 6 (2.86%) Oracle Certification
12 5 (2.38%) OCP
12 5 (2.38%) PRINCE2 Certification
13 4 (1.90%) MCITP
13 4 (1.90%) MCP
14 1 (0.48%) MCDBA
14 1 (0.48%) OCA
14 1 (0.48%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 22 (10.48%) SLA
2 8 (3.81%) Disclosure Scotland
3 3 (1.43%) QA
4 1 (0.48%) Data Quality
4 1 (0.48%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 77 (36.67%) Active Directory
2 54 (25.71%) VMware Infrastructure
3 19 (9.05%) Microsoft App-V
4 16 (7.62%) Microsoft Virtual Server
4 16 (7.62%) Virtual Servers
5 12 (5.71%) Terminal Services
6 10 (4.76%) Hyper-V
7 8 (3.81%) vSphere
8 7 (3.33%) VMware ESXi
8 7 (3.33%) VMware Workstation
9 6 (2.86%) Xen
10 5 (2.38%) Firmware
10 5 (2.38%) Oracle RAC
11 3 (1.43%) Veritas Volume Manager
12 2 (0.95%) VirtualBox
13 1 (0.48%) Docker
13 1 (0.48%) Shibboleth
13 1 (0.48%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 24 (11.43%) MOM
1 24 (11.43%) Tivoli
2 23 (10.95%) HP SiteScope
3 21 (10.00%) Microsoft Clustering
4 16 (7.62%) OpenView Configuration Management
5 14 (6.67%) Perfmon
6 12 (5.71%) OpenView
6 12 (5.71%) Puppet
7 10 (4.76%) HP Operations Orchestration
8 8 (3.81%) HP SIM
9 7 (3.33%) WSUS
10 5 (2.38%) BladeLogic
10 5 (2.38%) Oracle RMAN
10 5 (2.38%) SCCM
10 5 (2.38%) SCOrch
11 4 (1.90%) AirWatch
12 3 (1.43%) NetBackup
12 3 (1.43%) Opscode Chef
12 3 (1.43%) XenMobile
13 2 (0.95%) Nagios
Vendors
1 131 (62.38%) Microsoft
2 62 (29.52%) Oracle
2 62 (29.52%) VMware
3 60 (28.57%) HP
4 34 (16.19%) CA
5 31 (14.76%) Citrix
6 27 (12.86%) BMC
7 19 (9.05%) ServiceNow
8 12 (5.71%) Lotus
9 9 (4.29%) Siemens
10 8 (3.81%) Dell
11 7 (3.33%) AppSense
12 6 (2.86%) Apple
12 6 (2.86%) Google
12 6 (2.86%) Veritas
13 4 (1.90%) LexisNexis
13 4 (1.90%) Samsung
13 4 (1.90%) Sitecore
13 4 (1.90%) Symantec
14 3 (1.43%) TIBCO