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 September 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 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft SQL Server (MS SQL)
Rank 29 13 25
Rank change year-on-year
-16 +12
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 29 9 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Newcastle upon Tyne 6.33% 6.43% 4.20%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 27.36% 33.33% 26.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 7 11
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£350 £318 £340
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.23% -6.61%
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £325 £325
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 1 0
Average hourly rate £28.75 £12.99 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+121.32% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £27.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-9.09% -
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
106 27 46
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Newcastle upon Tyne 23.14% 19.29% 16.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 70 20 30
Average daily rate £350 £325 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% +8.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £224 £273 £211
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £381 £340
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £345 £338
% change year-on-year
+1.44% +2.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 1 1
Average hourly rate £31.25 £12.99 £16.64
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+140.56% -21.93%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £30.00 £32.05
% change year-on-year
- -6.39%

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 September 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
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 19 September 2014.

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 19 September 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 30 (47.62%) Security Cleared
2 29 (46.03%) .NET
2 29 (46.03%) Windows
3 28 (44.44%) SQL
4 27 (42.86%) Oracle
5 25 (39.68%) C#
6 22 (34.92%) Microsoft
7 18 (28.57%) ASP.NET
7 18 (28.57%) SC Cleared
8 17 (26.98%) UNIX
9 15 (23.81%) SQL Server 2008
9 15 (23.81%) SQL Server 2005
10 14 (22.22%) Web Services
11 13 (20.63%) VMware
11 13 (20.63%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 12 (19.05%) Clustering
12 12 (19.05%) ITIL
12 12 (19.05%) VB.NET
13 11 (17.46%) Java
13 11 (17.46%) SharePoint
13 11 (17.46%) SQL Server Analysis Services
14 10 (15.87%) SQL Server Reporting Services
14 10 (15.87%) Mentoring
14 10 (15.87%) MS Excel
15 9 (14.29%) DNS
15 9 (14.29%) Business Intelligence
15 9 (14.29%) DHCP
15 9 (14.29%) Finance
15 9 (14.29%) Service Delivery
15 9 (14.29%) SQL Server 2000

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

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 (17.46%) SharePoint
2 7 (11.11%) BizTalk Server
3 6 (9.52%) MQSeries
3 6 (9.52%) WebLogic
4 5 (7.94%) IIS
5 4 (6.35%) Oracle Application Server
5 4 (6.35%) Apache
6 3 (4.76%) IBM Notes
7 2 (3.17%) WebLogic Portal
8 1 (1.59%) MS Exchange
8 1 (1.59%) Tomcat
8 1 (1.59%) Oracle Workflow
8 1 (1.59%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 10 (15.87%) MS Excel
2 6 (9.52%) MS Office
3 1 (1.59%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 5 (7.94%) Dynamics CRM
Communications & Networking
1 9 (14.29%) DNS
1 9 (14.29%) DHCP
2 7 (11.11%) Firewall
3 6 (9.52%) SAN
4 5 (7.94%) LAN
4 5 (7.94%) WAN
4 5 (7.94%) VPN
5 2 (3.17%) Intranet
5 2 (3.17%) Internet
6 1 (1.59%) HTTP
6 1 (1.59%) LDAP
6 1 (1.59%) Extranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (23.81%) SQL Server 2008
1 15 (23.81%) SQL Server 2005
2 13 (20.63%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 11 (17.46%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 10 (15.87%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 9 (14.29%) SQL Server 2000
6 8 (12.70%) Relational Database
6 8 (12.70%) RDBMS
7 7 (11.11%) Oracle Database
7 7 (11.11%) Business Intelligence Development Studio
8 6 (9.52%) Oracle Database 11g
8 6 (9.52%) DB2
9 4 (6.35%) Microsoft Analysis Services
10 1 (1.59%) Data Mining
10 1 (1.59%) Oracle Database 10g
10 1 (1.59%) Data Warehouse
10 1 (1.59%) IDOL
10 1 (1.59%) Oracle OWB
10 1 (1.59%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 7 (11.11%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
2 6 (9.52%) JUnit
3 1 (1.59%) Visual Studio
3 1 (1.59%) MSI
General
1 9 (14.29%) Finance
2 6 (9.52%) Manufacturing
3 1 (1.59%) Front Office
3 1 (1.59%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 24 (38.10%) Developer
2 7 (11.11%) Programmer
3 6 (9.52%) UNIX Engineer
3 6 (9.52%) Server Support
4 5 (7.94%) Applications Support
4 5 (7.94%) Analyst
4 5 (7.94%) .NET Developer
4 5 (7.94%) Microsoft Developer
4 5 (7.94%) Scala Developer
5 4 (6.35%) Support Engineer
5 4 (6.35%) Team Leader
5 4 (6.35%) Development Team Leader
5 4 (6.35%) SQL DBA
5 4 (6.35%) DBA
6 3 (4.76%) Java Developer
7 2 (3.17%) .NET Team Leader
7 2 (3.17%) Java Programmer
7 2 (3.17%) Wintel Support
7 2 (3.17%) Server Engineer
7 2 (3.17%) C# Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 29 (46.03%) .NET
2 18 (28.57%) ASP.NET
3 14 (22.22%) Web Services
4 8 (12.70%) Middleware
4 8 (12.70%) J2EE
5 6 (9.52%) Play Framework
5 6 (9.52%) JMS
6 5 (7.94%) WinForms
7 4 (6.35%) MDX
7 4 (6.35%) XML
8 3 (4.76%) HTML
8 3 (4.76%) jQuery
9 2 (3.17%) GWT
9 2 (3.17%) AppFabric
9 2 (3.17%) .NET Framework
9 2 (3.17%) WCF
9 2 (3.17%) WF
9 2 (3.17%) CSS
9 2 (3.17%) SOAP
10 1 (1.59%) XHTML
Miscellaneous
1 12 (19.05%) Clustering
2 6 (9.52%) Replication
2 6 (9.52%) N-Tier
3 5 (7.94%) Thin Client
3 5 (7.94%) Fat Client
3 5 (7.94%) Open Source
4 4 (6.35%) Management Information System
5 2 (3.17%) Computer Science
5 2 (3.17%) CMDB
6 1 (1.59%) Mathematics
6 1 (1.59%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 29 (46.03%) Windows
2 17 (26.98%) UNIX
3 7 (11.11%) HPUX
3 7 (11.11%) Linux
4 6 (9.52%) Solaris
5 5 (7.94%) AIX
5 5 (7.94%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 3 (4.76%) Windows Server 2003
6 3 (4.76%) Windows 8
7 2 (3.17%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (19.05%) ITIL
2 10 (15.87%) Mentoring
3 9 (14.29%) Business Intelligence
3 9 (14.29%) Service Delivery
4 8 (12.70%) Agile Software Development
5 7 (11.11%) CRM
5 7 (11.11%) Configuration Management
5 7 (11.11%) Service Management
5 7 (11.11%) Coaching
6 6 (9.52%) Software Architecture
6 6 (9.52%) Data Management
6 6 (9.52%) Performance Tuning
6 6 (9.52%) Change Management
6 6 (9.52%) SOA
7 5 (7.94%) Web Design
7 5 (7.94%) Performance Testing
7 5 (7.94%) Integration Testing
7 5 (7.94%) Test Scripting
8 4 (6.35%) Change Data Capture
8 4 (6.35%) Incident Management
Programming Languages
1 28 (44.44%) SQL
2 25 (39.68%) C#
3 12 (19.05%) VB.NET
4 11 (17.46%) Java
5 6 (9.52%) Scala
5 6 (9.52%) VBA
5 6 (9.52%) C++
5 6 (9.52%) VBScript
5 6 (9.52%) VB
6 4 (6.35%) JavaScript
7 3 (4.76%) C
8 2 (3.17%) Shell Script
9 1 (1.59%) PL/SQL
9 1 (1.59%) T-SQL
9 1 (1.59%) Python
9 1 (1.59%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 30 (47.62%) Security Cleared
2 18 (28.57%) SC Cleared
3 8 (12.70%) DV Cleared
3 8 (12.70%) Degree
4 6 (9.52%) Microsoft Certification
5 4 (6.35%) MCDBA
5 4 (6.35%) MCT
6 1 (1.59%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.17%) SLA
System Software
1 9 (14.29%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (7.94%) Active Directory
2 5 (7.94%) VMware ESX
2 5 (7.94%) Oracle RAC
3 4 (6.35%) KVM
3 4 (6.35%) RHEV
4 3 (4.76%) Terminal Services
5 1 (1.59%) Microsoft App-V
5 1 (1.59%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 5 (7.94%) OpenView Configuration Management
2 2 (3.17%) HP SIM
2 2 (3.17%) OpenView
3 1 (1.59%) CA SiteMinder
Vendors
1 27 (42.86%) Oracle
2 22 (34.92%) Microsoft
3 13 (20.63%) VMware
4 8 (12.70%) Citrix
5 6 (9.52%) Veritas
5 6 (9.52%) Red Hat
6 5 (7.94%) HP
7 3 (4.76%) Lotus
8 2 (3.17%) CA
8 2 (3.17%) Cisco
9 1 (1.59%) Business Objects
9 1 (1.59%) Cognos
9 1 (1.59%) Informatica
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