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 19 December 2014 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
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft SQL Server (MS SQL)
Rank 14 20 17
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -3
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 44 10 18
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Newcastle upon Tyne 8.75% 5.46% 6.95%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 33.08% 26.32% 38.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 34 6 10
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£331 £309 £335
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.13% -7.91%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £304 £280
10% offered a daily rate of more than £408 £409 £340
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £325 £320
% change year-on-year
+3.84% +1.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 2
Average hourly rate £30.00 - £21.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £27.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-9.09% +10.00%
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
133 38 47
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Newcastle upon Tyne 26.44% 20.77% 18.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 94 24 25
Average daily rate £422 £301 £340
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+40.39% -11.61%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £266 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £466 £370
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £325 £330
% change year-on-year
+11.53% -1.51%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 2 2
Average hourly rate £30.00 £28.10 £16.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.78% +75.59%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £28.00 £30.50
% change year-on-year
+25.00% -8.19%

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 19 December 2014.

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 19 December 2014, 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 47 (64.38%) Windows
2 37 (50.68%) Microsoft
3 36 (49.32%) SQL
4 35 (47.95%) Security Cleared
5 31 (42.47%) C#
6 30 (41.10%) .NET
7 29 (39.73%) MS Excel
8 27 (36.99%) SQL Server 2008
9 24 (32.88%) ASP.NET
9 24 (32.88%) Oracle
10 21 (28.77%) ITIL
10 21 (28.77%) SQL Server 2005
11 20 (27.40%) HP
12 19 (26.03%) Web Services
13 18 (24.66%) SC Cleared
14 17 (23.29%) SQL Server Integration Services
14 17 (23.29%) Business Intelligence
14 17 (23.29%) Service Delivery
15 16 (21.92%) UNIX
15 16 (21.92%) VB.NET
16 15 (20.55%) N-Tier
17 14 (19.18%) VBA
17 14 (19.18%) VBScript
17 14 (19.18%) Java
17 14 (19.18%) MS Office
17 14 (19.18%) VMware
17 14 (19.18%) Active Directory
17 14 (19.18%) Data Management
18 12 (16.44%) SQL Server Analysis Services
18 12 (16.44%) Agile Software Development

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

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, 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 11 (15.07%) SharePoint
2 8 (10.96%) IIS
2 8 (10.96%) Apache
3 7 (9.59%) IBM Notes
4 6 (8.22%) JBoss
5 5 (6.85%) MQSeries
5 5 (6.85%) MS Exchange
6 1 (1.37%) Oracle Application Server
6 1 (1.37%) SharePoint 2013
6 1 (1.37%) SharePoint 2010
6 1 (1.37%) Node.js
6 1 (1.37%) WebLogic
6 1 (1.37%) Tomcat
6 1 (1.37%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 29 (39.73%) MS Excel
2 14 (19.18%) MS Office
3 1 (1.37%) InfoPath
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.37%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 10 (13.70%) DHCP
1 10 (13.70%) DNS
2 6 (8.22%) SAN
3 4 (5.48%) Firewall
4 2 (2.74%) LDAP
5 1 (1.37%) Network Security
5 1 (1.37%) LAN
5 1 (1.37%) WAN
5 1 (1.37%) HTTP
5 1 (1.37%) VPN
5 1 (1.37%) Intranet
5 1 (1.37%) Internet
5 1 (1.37%) Extranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 27 (36.99%) SQL Server 2008
2 21 (28.77%) SQL Server 2005
3 17 (23.29%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 12 (16.44%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 11 (15.07%) RDBMS
5 11 (15.07%) Relational Database
6 10 (13.70%) Microsoft Analysis Services
7 8 (10.96%) SQL Server 2012
8 7 (9.59%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 6 (8.22%) SQL Server 2000
10 5 (6.85%) DB2
11 2 (2.74%) Oracle Database
12 1 (1.37%) Oracle Database 11g
12 1 (1.37%) Business Intelligence Development Studio
12 1 (1.37%) MongoDB
12 1 (1.37%) Data Warehouse
12 1 (1.37%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 5 (6.85%) JUnit
2 2 (2.74%) Visual Studio
3 1 (1.37%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (1.37%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
3 1 (1.37%) MSI
General
1 8 (10.96%) Finance
2 5 (6.85%) Manufacturing
3 2 (2.74%) Back Office
4 1 (1.37%) Front Office
4 1 (1.37%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 32 (43.84%) Developer
2 11 (15.07%) .NET Developer
3 10 (13.70%) Applications Support
4 7 (9.59%) Support Engineer
5 5 (6.85%) Scala Developer
5 5 (6.85%) Analyst
6 4 (5.48%) Server Support
6 4 (5.48%) Administrator
6 4 (5.48%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 4 (5.48%) SQL Developer
6 4 (5.48%) Wintel Support
7 3 (4.11%) Applications Support Engineer
7 3 (4.11%) Systems Administrator
8 2 (2.74%) Support Analyst
8 2 (2.74%) Applications Support Analyst
8 2 (2.74%) Wintel Support Engineer
8 2 (2.74%) Wintel Engineer
9 1 (1.37%) Designer
9 1 (1.37%) Windows Administrator
9 1 (1.37%) Junior Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 30 (41.10%) .NET
2 24 (32.88%) ASP.NET
3 19 (26.03%) Web Services
4 11 (15.07%) J2EE
5 10 (13.70%) MDX
6 9 (12.33%) SOAP
7 8 (10.96%) Middleware
8 6 (8.22%) JPA
9 5 (6.85%) Play Framework
9 5 (6.85%) XML
9 5 (6.85%) JMS
10 4 (5.48%) HTML
10 4 (5.48%) .NET Framework
10 4 (5.48%) WCF
10 4 (5.48%) jQuery
11 2 (2.74%) CSS
11 2 (2.74%) AppFabric
11 2 (2.74%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
11 2 (2.74%) KnockoutJS
11 2 (2.74%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 15 (20.55%) N-Tier
2 11 (15.07%) Clustering
3 7 (9.59%) Analytical Skills
4 6 (8.22%) Management Information System
5 3 (4.11%) NHS
6 2 (2.74%) CMDB
7 1 (1.37%) Open Source
7 1 (1.37%) Fat Client
7 1 (1.37%) Mathematics
7 1 (1.37%) Computer Science
7 1 (1.37%) Mobile App
7 1 (1.37%) Client/Server
7 1 (1.37%) Replication
7 1 (1.37%) Thin Client
7 1 (1.37%) Smartcard
Operating Systems
1 47 (64.38%) Windows
2 16 (21.92%) UNIX
3 11 (15.07%) Windows Server 2008
4 9 (12.33%) Windows Server 2003
5 8 (10.96%) Linux
6 6 (8.22%) Solaris
7 4 (5.48%) HPUX
8 2 (2.74%) VME
9 1 (1.37%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 1 (1.37%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (28.77%) ITIL
2 17 (23.29%) Business Intelligence
2 17 (23.29%) Service Delivery
3 14 (19.18%) Data Management
4 12 (16.44%) Agile Software Development
4 12 (16.44%) Web Design
5 10 (13.70%) Change Management
6 8 (10.96%) Configuration Management
7 7 (9.59%) Mentoring
7 7 (9.59%) Problem Management
8 6 (8.22%) Integration Testing
8 6 (8.22%) Test Scripting
9 5 (6.85%) Knowledge Management
9 5 (6.85%) Incident Management
9 5 (6.85%) Software Architecture
9 5 (6.85%) SOA
9 5 (6.85%) E-Commerce
10 3 (4.11%) ITIL V3
10 3 (4.11%) ETL
10 3 (4.11%) MVC
Programming Languages
1 36 (49.32%) SQL
2 31 (42.47%) C#
3 16 (21.92%) VB.NET
4 14 (19.18%) VBA
4 14 (19.18%) VBScript
4 14 (19.18%) Java
5 12 (16.44%) VB
6 5 (6.85%) Scala
6 5 (6.85%) JavaScript
6 5 (6.85%) C++
7 4 (5.48%) C
7 4 (5.48%) PowerShell
8 3 (4.11%) T-SQL
9 2 (2.74%) COBOL
10 1 (1.37%) PL/SQL
10 1 (1.37%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 35 (47.95%) Security Cleared
2 18 (24.66%) SC Cleared
3 10 (13.70%) DV Cleared
4 6 (8.22%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (1.37%) OCAJ
5 1 (1.37%) Degree
5 1 (1.37%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
5 1 (1.37%) MCDBA
5 1 (1.37%) MCT
5 1 (1.37%) OCP
5 1 (1.37%) OCA
5 1 (1.37%) Oracle Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.74%) SLA
2 1 (1.37%) Data Quality
System Software
1 14 (19.18%) Active Directory
2 11 (15.07%) VMware Infrastructure
3 7 (9.59%) Terminal Services
4 3 (4.11%) VMware ESX
5 2 (2.74%) VMware ESXi
6 1 (1.37%) Oracle RAC
6 1 (1.37%) KVM
6 1 (1.37%) RHEV
6 1 (1.37%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 12 (16.44%) OpenView Configuration Management
2 7 (9.59%) HP SIM
3 6 (8.22%) OpenView
4 2 (2.74%) SolarWinds Orion
5 1 (1.37%) Tivoli
5 1 (1.37%) CA SiteMinder
Vendors
1 37 (50.68%) Microsoft
2 24 (32.88%) Oracle
3 20 (27.40%) HP
4 14 (19.18%) VMware
5 8 (10.96%) Citrix
6 7 (9.59%) Lotus
7 4 (5.48%) CA
8 3 (4.11%) Cisco
9 2 (2.74%) Veritas
9 2 (2.74%) SolarWinds
9 2 (2.74%) EnterpriseDB
10 1 (1.37%) Business Objects
10 1 (1.37%) Red Hat
10 1 (1.37%) Informatica