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 26 February 2017 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
26 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft SQL Server (MS SQL)
Tyne and Wear / Newcastle upon Tyne
Rank 49 20 21
Rank change year-on-year
-29 +1
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 28 53 22
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Newcastle upon Tyne 4.24% 8.08% 6.90%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 17.95% 32.92% 32.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 34 18
Median daily rate £333 £353 £275
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.67% +28.18%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £292 £272
10% offered a daily rate of more than £482 £441 £390
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £19.50 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £22.52 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+55.41% -24.93%

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
156 161 68
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Newcastle upon Tyne 23.64% 24.54% 21.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 118 104 47
Median daily rate £375 £425 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-11.76% +21.42%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £700 £451
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £370
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +1.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 2
Median hourly rate £9.00 £19.50 £13.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-53.84% +47.16%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £32.50 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -

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 26 February 2017.

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 26 February 2017, 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 95 (67.38%) Microsoft
2 75 (53.19%) Windows
3 65 (46.10%) SQL
4 47 (33.33%) C#
4 47 (33.33%) Security Cleared
5 42 (29.79%) .NET
5 42 (29.79%) ITIL
6 38 (26.95%) Agile Software Development
7 37 (26.24%) Active Directory
8 36 (25.53%) Linux
8 36 (25.53%) JavaScript
8 36 (25.53%) SC Cleared
9 32 (22.70%) Java
10 31 (21.99%) MS Excel
11 30 (21.28%) Open Source
12 28 (19.86%) XML
13 26 (18.44%) VMware
13 26 (18.44%) Windows Server
14 25 (17.73%) SaaS
14 25 (17.73%) PaaS
14 25 (17.73%) IaaS
14 25 (17.73%) Oracle
15 24 (17.02%) HTML
16 21 (14.89%) C
16 21 (14.89%) PRINCE2
16 21 (14.89%) VMware Infrastructure
17 20 (14.18%) Unix
17 20 (14.18%) ASP.NET
17 20 (14.18%) HP
18 19 (13.48%) IIS

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 (13.48%) IIS
2 16 (11.35%) WebLogic
3 13 (9.22%) BizTalk Server
4 12 (8.51%) SAS
4 12 (8.51%) SharePoint
5 5 (3.55%) Tomcat
5 5 (3.55%) WebSphere
6 4 (2.84%) Apache
6 4 (2.84%) Jetty
6 4 (2.84%) Mongrel
6 4 (2.84%) nginx
6 4 (2.84%) OpenStack
6 4 (2.84%) Oracle SOA Suite
7 3 (2.13%) Confluence
7 3 (2.13%) MS Exchange
7 3 (2.13%) SharePoint Server
7 3 (2.13%) Tuxedo
8 2 (1.42%) Exchange Server 2013
8 2 (1.42%) JBoss
8 2 (1.42%) Oracle HTTP Server
Applications
1 31 (21.99%) MS Excel
2 14 (9.93%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (0.71%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 13 (9.22%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (1.42%) BusinessWorks
3 1 (0.71%) Sage 200
Cloud Services
1 25 (17.73%) IaaS
1 25 (17.73%) PaaS
1 25 (17.73%) SaaS
2 6 (4.26%) HP Helion
3 4 (2.84%) Amazon AWS
3 4 (2.84%) Amazon EC2
3 4 (2.84%) Google App Engine
3 4 (2.84%) Google Cloud Platform
4 2 (1.42%) Office 365
5 1 (0.71%) Microsoft Azure
5 1 (0.71%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 14 (9.93%) HTTP
2 13 (9.22%) NAS
3 12 (8.51%) DNS
3 12 (8.51%) Firewall
3 12 (8.51%) TCP/IP
4 10 (7.09%) HTTPS
4 10 (7.09%) iSCSI
4 10 (7.09%) SAN
5 9 (6.38%) DHCP
6 6 (4.26%) LDAP
7 4 (2.84%) FTP
7 4 (2.84%) Internet
7 4 (2.84%) IPsec
7 4 (2.84%) SSL
8 3 (2.13%) SNMP
9 1 (0.71%) Network Security
9 1 (0.71%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (12.06%) SQL Server 2008
2 13 (9.22%) DB2
2 13 (9.22%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 8 (5.67%) Ingres
3 8 (5.67%) OLTP
4 6 (4.26%) SQL Server 2012
4 6 (4.26%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 5 (3.55%) MongoDB
5 5 (3.55%) SQL Server 2005
6 4 (2.84%) Oracle Reports
6 4 (2.84%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 3 (2.13%) Data Warehouse
7 3 (2.13%) Oracle Database
7 3 (2.13%) SAS Enterprise Guide
7 3 (2.13%) SAS Enterprise Miner
8 1 (0.71%) Data Mart
8 1 (0.71%) EDMS
8 1 (0.71%) MySQL
8 1 (0.71%) PostgreSQL
8 1 (0.71%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 13 (9.22%) Visual Studio
2 9 (6.38%) Jenkins
3 4 (2.84%) Selenium
3 4 (2.84%) Team Foundation Server
3 4 (2.84%) Travis CI
4 3 (2.13%) Cucumber
4 3 (2.13%) HP UFT
4 3 (2.13%) JIRA
4 3 (2.13%) JMeter
4 3 (2.13%) LoadRunner
4 3 (2.13%) MSI
4 3 (2.13%) NMock
4 3 (2.13%) WiX
5 2 (1.42%) CA Gen
6 1 (0.71%) MSTest
6 1 (0.71%) Octopus Deploy
6 1 (0.71%) Vagrant
6 1 (0.71%) WebDriver
General
1 7 (4.96%) Finance
2 3 (2.13%) Advertising
2 3 (2.13%) Back Office
3 1 (0.71%) Legal
Job Titles
1 40 (28.37%) Developer
2 29 (20.57%) DBA
3 21 (14.89%) SQL DBA
4 17 (12.06%) Administrator
5 15 (10.64%) .NET Developer
6 11 (7.80%) SQL Server DBA
7 9 (6.38%) Analyst
7 9 (6.38%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 8 (5.67%) ASP.NET Developer
8 8 (5.67%) Development Analyst
9 7 (4.96%) Architect
9 7 (4.96%) Microsoft Developer
10 5 (3.55%) DevOps Engineer
10 5 (3.55%) Oracle DBA
10 5 (3.55%) Senior .NET Developer
10 5 (3.55%) Senior ASP.NET Developer
10 5 (3.55%) Senior Developer
10 5 (3.55%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
10 5 (3.55%) Senior Microsoft Developer
10 5 (3.55%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 42 (29.79%) .NET
2 28 (19.86%) XML
3 24 (17.02%) HTML
4 20 (14.18%) ASP.NET
5 13 (9.22%) Middleware
6 11 (7.80%) .NET Framework
7 10 (7.09%) CSS
8 9 (6.38%) Web Services
9 8 (5.67%) J2EE
10 4 (2.84%) Entity Framework
10 4 (2.84%) jQuery
10 4 (2.84%) Servlets
10 4 (2.84%) WPF
11 3 (2.13%) MDX
11 3 (2.13%) REST
12 2 (1.42%) Ajax
12 2 (1.42%) AngularJS
12 2 (1.42%) ASP.NET MVC
12 2 (1.42%) ASP.NET Web API
12 2 (1.42%) LINQ
Miscellaneous
1 16 (11.35%) Analytical Skills
2 13 (9.22%) Clustering
3 10 (7.09%) Enterprise Software
4 8 (5.67%) Management Information System
5 6 (4.26%) Data Centre
6 4 (2.84%) Mainframe
7 3 (2.13%) PKI
7 3 (2.13%) Public Cloud
8 2 (1.42%) FlexPod
8 2 (1.42%) Replication
9 1 (0.71%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 75 (53.19%) Windows
2 36 (25.53%) Linux
3 26 (18.44%) Windows Server
4 20 (14.18%) Unix
5 12 (8.51%) Windows Server 2012
6 11 (7.80%) AIX
6 11 (7.80%) Windows XP
7 10 (7.09%) Windows 7
8 6 (4.26%) zOS
9 5 (3.55%) Windows Server 2003
9 5 (3.55%) Windows Server 2008
10 3 (2.13%) Mac OS X
10 3 (2.13%) MVS
10 3 (2.13%) Windows 2000
11 2 (1.42%) HPUX
11 2 (1.42%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 2 (1.42%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 42 (29.79%) ITIL
2 38 (26.95%) Agile Software Development
3 30 (21.28%) Open Source
4 21 (14.89%) PRINCE2
5 19 (13.48%) DevOps
5 19 (13.48%) Problem Management
6 17 (12.06%) Change Management
7 15 (10.64%) CRM
7 15 (10.64%) Data Management
7 15 (10.64%) Virtual Environments
8 14 (9.93%) Integration Testing
8 14 (9.93%) ITSM
9 13 (9.22%) TOGAF
10 11 (7.80%) High Availability
10 11 (7.80%) Performance Tuning
11 10 (7.09%) Software Distribution
12 9 (6.38%) Business Intelligence
12 9 (6.38%) Disaster Recovery
13 8 (5.67%) ETL
13 8 (5.67%) OO
Programming Languages
1 65 (46.10%) SQL
2 47 (33.33%) C#
3 36 (25.53%) JavaScript
4 32 (22.70%) Java
5 21 (14.89%) C
6 19 (13.48%) VB
7 14 (9.93%) T-SQL
8 12 (8.51%) PowerShell
9 8 (5.67%) Python
10 7 (4.96%) Shell Script
11 5 (3.55%) Jython
11 5 (3.55%) Perl
11 5 (3.55%) Scala
12 3 (2.13%) PL/SQL
12 3 (2.13%) Ruby
13 2 (1.42%) VB.NET
14 1 (0.71%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
14 1 (0.71%) VB6
Qualifications
1 47 (33.33%) Security Cleared
2 36 (25.53%) SC Cleared
3 15 (10.64%) BPSS Clearance
4 12 (8.51%) Microsoft Certification
5 9 (6.38%) MCSA
5 9 (6.38%) MCSE
6 7 (4.96%) DV Cleared
6 7 (4.96%) ITIL Certification
7 5 (3.55%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 2 (1.42%) Degree
9 1 (0.71%) HND
9 1 (0.71%) OCA
9 1 (0.71%) Oracle Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (4.96%) Disclosure Scotland
2 4 (2.84%) QA
2 4 (2.84%) SLA
3 1 (0.71%) Data Quality
System Software
1 37 (26.24%) Active Directory
2 21 (14.89%) VMware Infrastructure
3 7 (4.96%) Microsoft App-V
3 7 (4.96%) VMware ESXi
3 7 (4.96%) vSphere
4 6 (4.26%) VMware Workstation
5 4 (2.84%) Hyper-V
5 4 (2.84%) Xen
6 3 (2.13%) Microsoft Virtual Server
6 3 (2.13%) Virtual Servers
7 2 (1.42%) Veritas Volume Manager
8 1 (0.71%) Docker
8 1 (0.71%) Shibboleth
Systems Management
1 10 (7.09%) HP Operations Orchestration
2 9 (6.38%) Puppet
3 7 (4.96%) WSUS
4 6 (4.26%) Microsoft Clustering
5 5 (3.55%) BladeLogic
5 5 (3.55%) SCCM
5 5 (3.55%) SCOrch
6 4 (2.84%) OpenView Configuration Management
7 3 (2.13%) HP SiteScope
7 3 (2.13%) MOM
7 3 (2.13%) Tivoli
8 2 (1.42%) NetBackup
9 1 (0.71%) OpenAM
9 1 (0.71%) Oracle RMAN
Vendors
1 95 (67.38%) Microsoft
2 26 (18.44%) VMware
3 25 (17.73%) Oracle
4 20 (14.18%) HP
5 14 (9.93%) CA
6 10 (7.09%) Citrix
7 8 (5.67%) BMC
7 8 (5.67%) Dell
8 7 (4.96%) AppSense
9 5 (3.55%) Sitecore
9 5 (3.55%) Veritas
10 4 (2.84%) Cisco
10 4 (2.84%) Google
10 4 (2.84%) NetApp
10 4 (2.84%) Symantec
11 3 (2.13%) ServiceNow
11 3 (2.13%) TIBCO
11 3 (2.13%) Xamarin
12 1 (0.71%) Sage
12 1 (0.71%) SOASTA, Inc
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