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 3 months to 27 March 2017 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.

3 months to
27 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft SQL Server (MS SQL)
Tyne and Wear / Newcastle upon Tyne
Rank 57 19 21
Rank change year-on-year -38 +2  
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 18 51 26
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Newcastle upon Tyne 3.37% 7.82% 6.57%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 13.95% 37.50% 27.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 33 20
Median daily rate £333 £350 £320
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.00% +9.37%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £298 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £410 £441 £428
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £345
% change year-on-year - +1.44%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £22.50 £32.50
% change year-on-year +66.66% -30.76%  

SQL Server is in the database and business intelligence skills category. The next 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 and business intelligence skills.

Contract Database & Business Intelligence Skills
Newcastle upon Tyne
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for database and business intelligence skills 129 136 95
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Newcastle upon Tyne 24.16% 20.86% 23.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 93 94 59
Median daily rate £438 £380 £365
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +15.13% +4.10%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £321 £300 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £725 £492
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 2
Median hourly rate £9.00 £21.00 £13.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -57.14% +58.49%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £34.24 £32.50 £32.50
% change year-on-year +5.35% -  

SQL Server
Job Vacancy Trend in Newcastle upon Tyne

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Newcastle upon Tyne citing SQL Server as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Database & Business Intelligence category.

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 3 months to 27 March 2017.

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 hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing SQL Server in Newcastle upon Tyne.

Contractor hourly rate trend for SQL Server in Newcastle upon Tyne

SQL Server
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Newcastle upon Tyne

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 41 (52.56%) Microsoft
2 37 (47.44%) Windows
3 35 (44.87%) SQL
4 26 (33.33%) .NET
5 24 (30.77%) C#
6 23 (29.49%) Oracle
7 21 (26.92%) Agile Software Development
8 19 (24.36%) ITIL
9 18 (23.08%) Unix
9 18 (23.08%) MS Excel
10 17 (21.79%) Linux
10 17 (21.79%) JavaScript
10 17 (21.79%) SQL Server 2008
11 16 (20.51%) Open Source
12 15 (19.23%) ASP.NET
13 14 (17.95%) MS PowerPoint
13 14 (17.95%) Security Cleared
13 14 (17.95%) Analytical Skills
14 13 (16.67%) HTML
14 13 (16.67%) Java
15 12 (15.38%) XML
15 12 (15.38%) SaaS
15 12 (15.38%) PaaS
15 12 (15.38%) IaaS
15 12 (15.38%) DevOps
16 11 (14.10%) Performance Tuning
16 11 (14.10%) SC Cleared
16 11 (14.10%) Data Management
16 11 (14.10%) AIX
16 11 (14.10%) T-SQL

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 9 (11.54%) SAS
2 7 (8.97%) IIS
3 6 (7.69%) SharePoint
3 6 (7.69%) WebLogic
4 4 (5.13%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 3 (3.85%) BizTalk Server
5 3 (3.85%) MS Exchange
5 3 (3.85%) Tomcat
5 3 (3.85%) Tuxedo
5 3 (3.85%) WebSphere
6 2 (2.56%) Apache
6 2 (2.56%) Exchange Server 2013
6 2 (2.56%) JBoss
6 2 (2.56%) Jetty
6 2 (2.56%) Mongrel
6 2 (2.56%) nginx
6 2 (2.56%) Oracle HTTP Server
6 2 (2.56%) WildFly
7 1 (1.28%) GeoServer
7 1 (1.28%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 18 (23.08%) MS Excel
2 14 (17.95%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (1.28%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 2 (2.56%) BusinessWorks
2 1 (1.28%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (1.28%) Sage 200
2 1 (1.28%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 12 (15.38%) IaaS
1 12 (15.38%) PaaS
1 12 (15.38%) SaaS
2 2 (2.56%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (2.56%) Amazon EC2
2 2 (2.56%) Google App Engine
2 2 (2.56%) Google Cloud Platform
3 1 (1.28%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (1.28%) Office 365
3 1 (1.28%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 6 (7.69%) LDAP
2 5 (6.41%) HTTP
3 4 (5.13%) Firewall
3 4 (5.13%) Internet
3 4 (5.13%) TCP/IP
4 3 (3.85%) HTTPS
4 3 (3.85%) iSCSI
4 3 (3.85%) NAS
4 3 (3.85%) SAN
5 2 (2.56%) DHCP
5 2 (2.56%) DNS
5 2 (2.56%) FTP
5 2 (2.56%) IPsec
5 2 (2.56%) SSL
6 1 (1.28%) Network Security
6 1 (1.28%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (21.79%) SQL Server 2008
2 11 (14.10%) DB2
3 8 (10.26%) Ingres
4 7 (8.97%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 5 (6.41%) MongoDB
6 4 (5.13%) Oracle Reports
6 4 (5.13%) SQL Server 2005
6 4 (5.13%) SQL Server 2012
6 4 (5.13%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 3 (3.85%) Oracle Database
7 3 (3.85%) SAS Enterprise Guide
7 3 (3.85%) SAS Enterprise Miner
7 3 (3.85%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 2 (2.56%) Data Warehouse
9 1 (1.28%) Data Mart
9 1 (1.28%) GIS
9 1 (1.28%) MySQL
9 1 (1.28%) PostgreSQL
9 1 (1.28%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 5 (6.41%) Visual Studio
2 4 (5.13%) Jenkins
2 4 (5.13%) Team Foundation Server
3 2 (2.56%) CA Gen
3 2 (2.56%) MSI
3 2 (2.56%) NMock
3 2 (2.56%) Travis CI
3 2 (2.56%) WiX
4 1 (1.28%) Git (software)
4 1 (1.28%) MSTest
4 1 (1.28%) Octopus Deploy
4 1 (1.28%) Selenium
4 1 (1.28%) Vagrant
4 1 (1.28%) WebDriver
General
1 7 (8.97%) Finance
2 3 (3.85%) Advertising
2 3 (3.85%) Back Office
3 1 (1.28%) Electronics
3 1 (1.28%) Legal
3 1 (1.28%) Manufacturing
3 1 (1.28%) Marketing
3 1 (1.28%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 32 (41.03%) Developer
2 21 (26.92%) DBA
3 15 (19.23%) .NET Developer
3 15 (19.23%) SQL DBA
4 11 (14.10%) Administrator
5 9 (11.54%) SQL Server DBA
6 5 (6.41%) Microsoft Developer
6 5 (6.41%) Oracle DBA
7 4 (5.13%) ASP.NET Developer
7 4 (5.13%) C# Developer
7 4 (5.13%) SQL Developer
8 3 (3.85%) Analyst
8 3 (3.85%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 3 (3.85%) Scala Developer
8 3 (3.85%) Senior .NET Developer
8 3 (3.85%) Senior ASP.NET Developer
8 3 (3.85%) Senior Developer
8 3 (3.85%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
8 3 (3.85%) Senior Microsoft Developer
9 2 (2.56%) Development Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 26 (33.33%) .NET
2 15 (19.23%) ASP.NET
3 13 (16.67%) HTML
4 12 (15.38%) XML
5 10 (12.82%) .NET Framework
5 10 (12.82%) CSS
6 6 (7.69%) J2EE
6 6 (7.69%) Middleware
7 5 (6.41%) Entity Framework
7 5 (6.41%) Web Services
8 4 (5.13%) AngularJS
8 4 (5.13%) jQuery
8 4 (5.13%) WPF
9 3 (3.85%) ASP.NET MVC
10 2 (2.56%) Ajax
10 2 (2.56%) CSS3
10 2 (2.56%) HTML5
10 2 (2.56%) LINQ
10 2 (2.56%) MDX
10 2 (2.56%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 14 (17.95%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (7.69%) Management Information System
3 4 (5.13%) Mainframe
4 3 (3.85%) Clustering
5 2 (2.56%) FlexPod
6 1 (1.28%) Data Centre
6 1 (1.28%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 37 (47.44%) Windows
2 18 (23.08%) Unix
3 17 (21.79%) Linux
4 11 (14.10%) AIX
5 7 (8.97%) Windows Server
6 6 (7.69%) zOS
7 5 (6.41%) Windows XP
8 4 (5.13%) Windows 7
8 4 (5.13%) Windows Server 2012
9 3 (3.85%) MVS
9 3 (3.85%) Windows 2000
10 2 (2.56%) HPUX
10 2 (2.56%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 1 (1.28%) Solaris
11 1 (1.28%) Windows Server 2003
11 1 (1.28%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (26.92%) Agile Software Development
2 19 (24.36%) ITIL
3 16 (20.51%) Open Source
4 12 (15.38%) DevOps
5 11 (14.10%) Change Management
5 11 (14.10%) Data Management
5 11 (14.10%) MVC
5 11 (14.10%) Performance Tuning
6 10 (12.82%) High Availability
7 9 (11.54%) PRINCE2
7 9 (11.54%) Problem Management
8 8 (10.26%) Business Intelligence
8 8 (10.26%) Disaster Recovery
9 7 (8.97%) ITSM
9 7 (8.97%) Scrum
10 6 (7.69%) ETL
10 6 (7.69%) Operational Acceptance Testing
11 5 (6.41%) SDLC
11 5 (6.41%) SOA
12 4 (5.13%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 35 (44.87%) SQL
2 24 (30.77%) C#
3 17 (21.79%) JavaScript
4 13 (16.67%) Java
5 11 (14.10%) T-SQL
6 7 (8.97%) VB
7 5 (6.41%) Scala
8 4 (5.13%) PowerShell
9 3 (3.85%) C
9 3 (3.85%) PL/SQL
10 2 (2.56%) VB.NET
11 1 (1.28%) Perl
11 1 (1.28%) Python
11 1 (1.28%) Shell Script
11 1 (1.28%) TypeScript
11 1 (1.28%) VB6
Qualifications
1 14 (17.95%) Security Cleared
2 11 (14.10%) SC Cleared
3 4 (5.13%) BPSS Clearance
4 2 (2.56%) DV Cleared
5 1 (1.28%) Degree
5 1 (1.28%) HND
5 1 (1.28%) MCSE
5 1 (1.28%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (1.28%) OCA
5 1 (1.28%) Oracle Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (5.13%) SLA
2 3 (3.85%) Disclosure Scotland
3 1 (1.28%) Data Quality
3 1 (1.28%) QA
System Software
1 6 (7.69%) Active Directory
1 6 (7.69%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (2.56%) VMware Workstation
2 2 (2.56%) Xen
3 1 (1.28%) Docker
3 1 (1.28%) Hyper-V
3 1 (1.28%) Microsoft App-V
3 1 (1.28%) Shibboleth
3 1 (1.28%) Veritas Volume Manager
Systems Management
1 3 (3.85%) HP Operations Orchestration
1 3 (3.85%) SCCM
2 2 (2.56%) Microsoft Clustering
2 2 (2.56%) OpenView Configuration Management
2 2 (2.56%) Puppet
2 2 (2.56%) WSUS
3 1 (1.28%) HP SiteScope
3 1 (1.28%) MOM
3 1 (1.28%) NetBackup
3 1 (1.28%) OpenAM
3 1 (1.28%) Oracle RMAN
3 1 (1.28%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 41 (52.56%) Microsoft
2 23 (29.49%) Oracle
3 9 (11.54%) VMware
4 5 (6.41%) CA
4 5 (6.41%) HP
5 4 (5.13%) Cisco
5 4 (5.13%) NetApp
6 3 (3.85%) Citrix
6 3 (3.85%) TIBCO
7 2 (2.56%) Google
7 2 (2.56%) Sitecore
7 2 (2.56%) Symantec
8 1 (1.28%) AppSense
8 1 (1.28%) BMC
8 1 (1.28%) Sage
8 1 (1.28%) SAP
8 1 (1.28%) ServiceNow
8 1 (1.28%) SOASTA, Inc
8 1 (1.28%) Veritas
Newcastle upon Tyne
People Source Consulting
Rate: £350 - £380 per day
Posted: 13 days ago
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Spencer Rose
Rate: From £40,000 to £45,000 per annum 12 month Fixed Term Contract
Posted: 6 days ago
Newcastle-upon-Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Solutions Recruitment
Rate: Unspecified
Posted: 6 days ago