Period
to 27 May 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Newcastle upon Tyne with a requirement for SQL Server skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited SQL Server over the 6 months to 27 May 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Microsoft SQL Server (MS SQL)
Tyne and Wear > Newcastle upon Tyne
6 months to
27 May 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 38 61 24
Rank change year-on-year +23 -37 +12
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 61 45 171
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Newcastle upon Tyne 5.99% 4.34% 9.52%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 33.52% 21.03% 45.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 55 38 105
Newcastle upon Tyne median daily rate £285 £325 £320
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -12.31% +1.56% +8.47%
10th Percentile £155 £273 £228
90th Percentile £437 £488 £412
Tyne and Wear median daily rate £285 £325 £315
% change year-on-year -12.31% +3.17% +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 10
Newcastle upon Tyne median hourly rate - - £35.00
Tyne and Wear median hourly rate - - £35.00

SQL Server is in the Databases and Business Intelligence category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Newcastle upon Tyne with a requirement for database or business intelligence skills.

All Database and Business Intelligence Skills
Newcastle upon Tyne
Contract vacancies with a requirement for database or business intelligence skills 182 214 380
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Newcastle upon Tyne 17.86% 20.64% 21.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 144 162 243
Newcastle upon Tyne median daily rate £363 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.33% +7.14% -10.54%
10th Percentile £255 £288 £260
90th Percentile £554 £527 £535
Tyne and Wear median daily rate £363 £375 £350
% change year-on-year -3.33% +7.14% -4.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 15
Newcastle upon Tyne median hourly rate £35.00 £9.00 £32.66
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +288.89% -72.44% +123.86%
Tyne and Wear median hourly rate £35.00 £9.00 £32.66
% change year-on-year +288.89% -72.44% +123.86%

SQL Server
Job Vacancy Trend in Newcastle upon Tyne

Job postings citing SQL Server as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Newcastle upon Tyne.

Job vacancy trend for SQL Server in Newcastle upon Tyne

SQL Server
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Newcastle upon Tyne

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing SQL Server in Newcastle upon Tyne.

Contractor daily rate trend for SQL Server in Newcastle upon Tyne

SQL Server
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Newcastle upon Tyne

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing SQL Server in Newcastle upon Tyne over the 6 months to 27 May 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for SQL Server in Newcastle upon Tyne

SQL Server
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Newcastle upon Tyne

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing SQL Server in Newcastle upon Tyne.

Contractor hourly rate trend for SQL Server in Newcastle upon Tyne

For the 6 months to 27 May 2018, IT contractor jobs citing SQL Server also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Newcastle upon Tyne region with a requirement for SQL Server.

1 48 (78.69%) Microsoft
2 46 (75.41%) SQL
3 41 (67.21%) Windows
4 35 (57.38%) .NET
5 34 (55.74%) C#
6 32 (52.46%) Agile Software Development
7 27 (44.26%) ASP.NET
8 24 (39.34%) Security Cleared
8 24 (39.34%) Windows Server
9 23 (37.70%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 22 (36.07%) MVC
11 21 (34.43%) Scrum
12 20 (32.79%) Linux
13 19 (31.15%) ITIL
13 19 (31.15%) SQL Server Integration Services
13 19 (31.15%) Degree
14 18 (29.51%) Active Directory
15 17 (27.87%) Citrix
15 17 (27.87%) CSS
15 17 (27.87%) HTML
15 17 (27.87%) T-SQL
15 17 (27.87%) JavaScript
16 16 (26.23%) DHCP
16 16 (26.23%) DNS
16 16 (26.23%) Windows Server 2003
16 16 (26.23%) Windows Server 2008
17 15 (24.59%) SC Cleared
17 15 (24.59%) Android
17 15 (24.59%) Apple iOS
17 15 (24.59%) Windows Phone 8

SQL Server
Co-occurring 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 13 (21.31%) MS Exchange
2 3 (4.92%) Tomcat
3 1 (1.64%) Apache
3 1 (1.64%) CMS
3 1 (1.64%) K2 blackpearl
3 1 (1.64%) OpenStack
3 1 (1.64%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 2 (3.28%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (1.64%) Spreadsheet
Cloud Services
1 5 (8.20%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (4.92%) GitHub
3 2 (3.28%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (1.64%) Amazon EC2
4 1 (1.64%) Amazon EMR
4 1 (1.64%) Amazon S3
4 1 (1.64%) AWS Data Pipeline
4 1 (1.64%) DigitalOcean
4 1 (1.64%) Google Analytics
4 1 (1.64%) IaaS
4 1 (1.64%) Linode
4 1 (1.64%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 16 (26.23%) DHCP
1 16 (26.23%) DNS
2 2 (3.28%) SAN
2 2 (3.28%) SMS
3 1 (1.64%) Firewall
3 1 (1.64%) HTTP
3 1 (1.64%) HTTPS
3 1 (1.64%) iSCSI
3 1 (1.64%) NAS
3 1 (1.64%) Remote Desktop
3 1 (1.64%) VSAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (37.70%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 19 (31.15%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 6 (9.84%) MySQL
3 6 (9.84%) SQL Server 2008
4 4 (6.56%) PostgreSQL
5 2 (3.28%) Data Warehouse
5 2 (3.28%) Relational Database
5 2 (3.28%) SQL Server 2005
5 2 (3.28%) SQL Server 2014
5 2 (3.28%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 1 (1.64%) Amazon RDS
6 1 (1.64%) Amazon Redshift
6 1 (1.64%) Big Data
6 1 (1.64%) DataStage
6 1 (1.64%) DB2
6 1 (1.64%) IBM InfoSphere
6 1 (1.64%) MongoDB
6 1 (1.64%) NoSQL
6 1 (1.64%) RDBMS
6 1 (1.64%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 14 (22.95%) SpecFlow
2 3 (4.92%) Git (software)
2 3 (4.92%) Subversion
3 1 (1.64%) GitLab
3 1 (1.64%) Gitweb
3 1 (1.64%) Jenkins
3 1 (1.64%) Selenium
3 1 (1.64%) SoapUI
3 1 (1.64%) Vagrant
3 1 (1.64%) Visual Studio
3 1 (1.64%) WebDriver
General
1 9 (14.75%) Banking
2 7 (11.48%) Finance
3 4 (6.56%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 36 (59.02%) Developer
2 23 (37.70%) C# Developer
3 14 (22.95%) Mobility Engineer
4 11 (18.03%) .NET Developer
5 6 (9.84%) ASP.NET Developer
5 6 (9.84%) C# .NET Developer
5 6 (9.84%) C# ASP.NET Developer
6 4 (6.56%) Junior
6 4 (6.56%) Junior C# Developer
6 4 (6.56%) Junior Developer
7 3 (4.92%) Administrator
7 3 (4.92%) Support Engineer
7 3 (4.92%) T-SQL Developer
8 2 (3.28%) DBA
8 2 (3.28%) Graduate Developer
8 2 (3.28%) Mobility Consultant
8 2 (3.28%) Python Developer
8 2 (3.28%) SQL Developer
8 2 (3.28%) SSIS Developer
8 2 (3.28%) Support Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 35 (57.38%) .NET
2 27 (44.26%) ASP.NET
3 17 (27.87%) CSS
3 17 (27.87%) HTML
4 14 (22.95%) ASP.NET MVC
5 6 (9.84%) jQuery
5 6 (9.84%) JSON
6 5 (8.20%) .NET Framework
7 4 (6.56%) ASP.NET Web Forms
8 3 (4.92%) HTML5
8 3 (4.92%) KnockoutJS
8 3 (4.92%) Twitter Bootstrap
8 3 (4.92%) Web Services
8 3 (4.92%) XML
9 2 (3.28%) Middleware
9 2 (3.28%) RESTful
9 2 (3.28%) XForms
9 2 (3.28%) XSD
9 2 (3.28%) XSLT
10 1 (1.64%) LAPP Stack
Miscellaneous
1 15 (24.59%) PKI
2 14 (22.95%) Analytical Skills
3 5 (8.20%) Public Cloud
4 4 (6.56%) Computer Science
5 3 (4.92%) Virtual Team
6 2 (3.28%) Linux Command Line
7 1 (1.64%) Data Centre
7 1 (1.64%) Self-Motivation
7 1 (1.64%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 41 (67.21%) Windows
2 24 (39.34%) Windows Server
3 20 (32.79%) Linux
4 16 (26.23%) Windows Server 2003
4 16 (26.23%) Windows Server 2008
5 15 (24.59%) Android
5 15 (24.59%) Apple iOS
5 15 (24.59%) Windows Phone
5 15 (24.59%) Windows Phone 8
6 2 (3.28%) Unix
6 2 (3.28%) Windows Server 2012
7 1 (1.64%) AIX
7 1 (1.64%) CentOS
7 1 (1.64%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (52.46%) Agile Software Development
2 22 (36.07%) MVC
3 21 (34.43%) Scrum
4 19 (31.15%) ITIL
5 15 (24.59%) Content Management
5 15 (24.59%) Problem-Solving
6 14 (22.95%) BDD
6 14 (22.95%) Incident Management
6 14 (22.95%) TDD
7 6 (9.84%) Web Development
8 5 (8.20%) Kanban
8 5 (8.20%) OO
9 4 (6.56%) Change Control
9 4 (6.56%) OOP
9 4 (6.56%) Prototyping
9 4 (6.56%) Requirements Analysis
9 4 (6.56%) Technical Architecture
9 4 (6.56%) Usability Testing
9 4 (6.56%) User Acceptance Testing
10 3 (4.92%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 46 (75.41%) SQL
2 34 (55.74%) C#
3 17 (27.87%) JavaScript
3 17 (27.87%) T-SQL
4 5 (8.20%) PowerShell
5 3 (4.92%) Java
5 3 (4.92%) Python
6 1 (1.64%) C++
6 1 (1.64%) Groovy
6 1 (1.64%) Jython
6 1 (1.64%) PHP
6 1 (1.64%) Ruby
6 1 (1.64%) VB
Qualifications
1 24 (39.34%) Security Cleared
2 19 (31.15%) Degree
3 15 (24.59%) SC Cleared
4 12 (19.67%) BPSS Clearance
4 12 (19.67%) Citrix Certification
4 12 (19.67%) Microsoft Certification
5 4 (6.56%) Computer Science Degree
6 1 (1.64%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (18.03%) Disclosure Scotland
2 4 (6.56%) QA
System Software
1 18 (29.51%) Active Directory
2 3 (4.92%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (3.28%) XenApp
4 1 (1.64%) Hyper-V
4 1 (1.64%) VirtualBox
4 1 (1.64%) VMware NSX
4 1 (1.64%) Xen
4 1 (1.64%) XenDesktop
4 1 (1.64%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 15 (24.59%) AirWatch
1 15 (24.59%) SAP Afaria
1 15 (24.59%) XenMobile
2 3 (4.92%) Nagios
2 3 (4.92%) ZABBIX
3 2 (3.28%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
4 1 (1.64%) Ansible
4 1 (1.64%) HP Operations Orchestration
4 1 (1.64%) OpenNMS
4 1 (1.64%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (1.64%) PowerCLI
4 1 (1.64%) Puppet
4 1 (1.64%) SafeCom
4 1 (1.64%) SCCM
4 1 (1.64%) vRealize
Vendors
1 48 (78.69%) Microsoft
2 17 (27.87%) Citrix
3 15 (24.59%) Apple
3 15 (24.59%) McAfee
3 15 (24.59%) SAP
4 3 (4.92%) Rackspace
4 3 (4.92%) VMware
5 1 (1.64%) Altiris
5 1 (1.64%) Google
5 1 (1.64%) HP
5 1 (1.64%) IBM
5 1 (1.64%) OpenText
5 1 (1.64%) Oracle
5 1 (1.64%) SaltStack
5 1 (1.64%) ThinPrint