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 31 March 2015 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
31 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft SQL Server (MS SQL)
Rank 28 11 18
Rank change year-on-year
-17 +7
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 22 64 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Newcastle upon Tyne 5.57% 15.20% 5.45%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 23.91% 43.54% 23.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 49 6
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£275 £244 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.70% -34.93%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £248 £198 £290
10% offered a daily rate of more than £438 £375 £420
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.61% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £30.25 £28.00
% change year-on-year
+15.70% +8.03%
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
92 147 39
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Newcastle upon Tyne 23.29% 34.92% 23.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 58 106 21
Average daily rate £388 £275 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+40.90% -31.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £195 £254
10% offered a daily rate of more than £492 £440 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £330
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £170.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £34.00 £35.00 £28.00
% change year-on-year
-2.85% +25.00%

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 31 March 2015.

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 31 March 2015, 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 27 (45.76%) Microsoft
2 26 (44.07%) Security Cleared
3 25 (42.37%) C#
3 25 (42.37%) Windows
4 24 (40.68%) .NET
5 23 (38.98%) SQL
6 22 (37.29%) ASP.NET
7 16 (27.12%) Agile Software Development
8 15 (25.42%) ITIL
8 15 (25.42%) MS Excel
9 14 (23.73%) Active Directory
9 14 (23.73%) Oracle
10 13 (22.03%) Web Services
10 13 (22.03%) SQL Server 2005
11 12 (20.34%) HP
11 12 (20.34%) Windows Server 2003
11 12 (20.34%) OpenView Configuration Management
11 12 (20.34%) Business Intelligence
11 12 (20.34%) SQL Server 2008
12 11 (18.64%) VMware
13 10 (16.95%) Finance
13 10 (16.95%) SharePoint
13 10 (16.95%) VB.NET
13 10 (16.95%) DV Cleared
13 10 (16.95%) SQL Server Integration Services
13 10 (16.95%) SC Cleared
14 9 (15.25%) Integration Testing
14 9 (15.25%) Test Scripting
14 9 (15.25%) VMware Infrastructure
14 9 (15.25%) Relational Database

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

For the 6 months to 31 March 2015, 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 10 (16.95%) SharePoint
2 8 (13.56%) JBoss
3 7 (11.86%) MS Exchange
4 3 (5.08%) IBM Notes
4 3 (5.08%) Apache
4 3 (5.08%) IIS
5 1 (1.69%) SAS
5 1 (1.69%) BizTalk Server
5 1 (1.69%) CMS
5 1 (1.69%) Umbraco
5 1 (1.69%) Node.js
5 1 (1.69%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 15 (25.42%) MS Excel
2 8 (13.56%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (3.39%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (1.69%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.69%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 7 (11.86%) DHCP
1 7 (11.86%) DNS
1 7 (11.86%) SAN
2 1 (1.69%) Network Security
2 1 (1.69%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (22.03%) SQL Server 2005
2 12 (20.34%) SQL Server 2008
3 10 (16.95%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 9 (15.25%) RDBMS
4 9 (15.25%) Relational Database
5 6 (10.17%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 6 (10.17%) Microsoft Analysis Services
5 6 (10.17%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 5 (8.47%) SQL Server 2000
6 5 (8.47%) SQL Server 2012
7 2 (3.39%) QlikView
8 1 (1.69%) Crystal Reports
8 1 (1.69%) Data Warehouse
8 1 (1.69%) Base SAS
8 1 (1.69%) SAS Enterprise Guide
8 1 (1.69%) MongoDB
8 1 (1.69%) SAS Data Integration Studio
8 1 (1.69%) Cognos Report Studio
8 1 (1.69%) Cognos Framework Manager
Development Applications
1 5 (8.47%) Team Foundation Server
2 3 (5.08%) Visual Studio
General
1 10 (16.95%) Finance
2 8 (13.56%) Manufacturing
3 1 (1.69%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 32 (54.24%) Developer
2 15 (25.42%) .NET Developer
3 7 (11.86%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 5 (8.47%) Administrator
5 4 (6.78%) ASP.NET Developer
5 4 (6.78%) Systems Administrator
6 3 (5.08%) C# Developer
6 3 (5.08%) SQL Developer
6 3 (5.08%) C# .NET Developer
6 3 (5.08%) Business Intelligence Developer
7 2 (3.39%) Microsoft Developer
7 2 (3.39%) Java Developer
7 2 (3.39%) Java Programmer
7 2 (3.39%) Server Support
7 2 (3.39%) Programmer
7 2 (3.39%) Support Engineer
8 1 (1.69%) Applications Support
8 1 (1.69%) J2EE Developer
8 1 (1.69%) VB.NET Developer
8 1 (1.69%) Network Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (40.68%) .NET
2 22 (37.29%) ASP.NET
3 13 (22.03%) Web Services
4 8 (13.56%) SOAP
4 8 (13.56%) J2EE
4 8 (13.56%) jQuery
4 8 (13.56%) JPA
5 6 (10.17%) MDX
5 6 (10.17%) .NET Framework
6 5 (8.47%) HTML
6 5 (8.47%) ASP.NET MVC
6 5 (8.47%) Entity Framework
7 4 (6.78%) KnockoutJS
7 4 (6.78%) CSS
7 4 (6.78%) Java SE
7 4 (6.78%) Java EE
7 4 (6.78%) Java EE 5
8 3 (5.08%) Middleware
9 2 (3.39%) Ajax
9 2 (3.39%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 9 (15.25%) N-Tier
2 8 (13.56%) Private Cloud
3 7 (11.86%) Clustering
4 4 (6.78%) Mobile App
4 4 (6.78%) NHS
5 1 (1.69%) Management Information System
5 1 (1.69%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (1.69%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 25 (42.37%) Windows
2 12 (20.34%) Windows Server 2003
3 8 (13.56%) UNIX
3 8 (13.56%) Linux
4 7 (11.86%) Solaris
4 7 (11.86%) Windows Server 2008
5 4 (6.78%) VME
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (27.12%) Agile Software Development
2 15 (25.42%) ITIL
3 12 (20.34%) Business Intelligence
4 9 (15.25%) Data Management
4 9 (15.25%) Integration Testing
4 9 (15.25%) Test Scripting
4 9 (15.25%) Mentoring
5 8 (13.56%) Service Delivery
6 7 (11.86%) Web Design
6 7 (11.86%) Software Delivery
7 6 (10.17%) Change Management
7 6 (10.17%) MVC
8 3 (5.08%) CRM
9 2 (3.39%) Migration
9 2 (3.39%) Scrum
9 2 (3.39%) ETL
9 2 (3.39%) Web Application Development
9 2 (3.39%) Network Monitoring
10 1 (1.69%) System Testing
10 1 (1.69%) Investment Management
Programming Languages
1 25 (42.37%) C#
2 23 (38.98%) SQL
3 10 (16.95%) VB.NET
4 9 (15.25%) Java
5 8 (13.56%) JavaScript
5 8 (13.56%) VBScript
5 8 (13.56%) VBA
6 6 (10.17%) VB
6 6 (10.17%) T-SQL
7 5 (8.47%) PowerShell
8 4 (6.78%) COBOL
9 3 (5.08%) TypeScript
10 1 (1.69%) C
Qualifications
1 26 (44.07%) Security Cleared
2 10 (16.95%) DV Cleared
2 10 (16.95%) SC Cleared
3 4 (6.78%) OCAJ
3 4 (6.78%) OCP
3 4 (6.78%) OCA
3 4 (6.78%) Oracle Certification
4 2 (3.39%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (1.69%) BC Cleared
5 1 (1.69%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.39%) Data Quality
System Software
1 14 (23.73%) Active Directory
2 9 (15.25%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (5.08%) Terminal Services
4 2 (3.39%) VMware ESX
4 2 (3.39%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 12 (20.34%) OpenView Configuration Management
2 4 (6.78%) HP SIM
3 3 (5.08%) OpenView
4 2 (3.39%) SolarWinds Orion
5 1 (1.69%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 27 (45.76%) Microsoft
2 14 (23.73%) Oracle
3 12 (20.34%) HP
4 11 (18.64%) VMware
5 5 (8.47%) CA
6 4 (6.78%) EnterpriseDB
7 3 (5.08%) Lotus
7 3 (5.08%) Citrix
8 2 (3.39%) Cisco
8 2 (3.39%) SolarWinds
9 1 (1.69%) IBM
9 1 (1.69%) Cognos
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