Period
to 14 December 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 14 December 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
14 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 36 63 18
Rank change year-on-year +27 -45 0
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 54 27 197
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Newcastle upon Tyne 6.16% 3.05% 9.40%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 29.83% 16.98% 41.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 41 19 151
Newcastle upon Tyne median daily rate £375 £375 £331
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +13.29% -30.32%
10th Percentile £313 £273 £263
90th Percentile £475 £495 £522
Tyne and Wear median daily rate £365 £375 £331
% change year-on-year -2.67% +13.29% -26.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 8
Newcastle upon Tyne median hourly rate - - £28.00
Tyne and Wear median hourly rate - - £28.00

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 181 159 478
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Newcastle upon Tyne 20.64% 17.99% 22.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 138 115 357
Newcastle upon Tyne median daily rate £444 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +10.94% +6.67% -11.76%
10th Percentile £300 £275 £263
90th Percentile £600 £545 £525
Tyne and Wear median daily rate £419 £400 £370
% change year-on-year +4.69% +8.11% -11.90%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 3 16
Newcastle upon Tyne median hourly rate £47.50 £18.50 £25.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +156.76% -27.45% -1.92%
10th Percentile £46.25 £11.65 £15.00
90th Percentile £48.75 £22.15 £32.00
Tyne and Wear median hourly rate £47.50 £18.50 £25.50
% change year-on-year +156.76% -27.45% +7.37%

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 14 December 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 14 December 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 37 (68.52%) Microsoft
2 32 (59.26%) SQL
3 24 (44.44%) Windows
4 22 (40.74%) Security Cleared
5 21 (38.89%) Windows Server
5 21 (38.89%) Active Directory
6 20 (37.04%) SC Cleared
7 17 (31.48%) OO
7 17 (31.48%) JavaScript
8 16 (29.63%) Agile Software Development
8 16 (29.63%) Problem-Solving
9 14 (25.93%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 13 (24.07%) ITIL
10 13 (24.07%) HP
10 13 (24.07%) Middleware
11 12 (22.22%) Windows Server 2003
11 12 (22.22%) C#
11 12 (22.22%) .NET
11 12 (22.22%) Oracle
11 12 (22.22%) Windows Server 2008
12 11 (20.37%) ASP.NET
12 11 (20.37%) TDD
12 11 (20.37%) VMware
13 10 (18.52%) MVC
13 10 (18.52%) SQL Server Reporting Services
13 10 (18.52%) CSS
13 10 (18.52%) Linux
13 10 (18.52%) VMware Infrastructure
13 10 (18.52%) Windows Server 2012
13 10 (18.52%) Microsoft Clustering

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 8 (14.81%) MS Exchange
2 3 (5.56%) SharePoint
2 3 (5.56%) WebSphere
3 1 (1.85%) Apache Spark
3 1 (1.85%) Confluence
3 1 (1.85%) Documentum
3 1 (1.85%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 1 (1.85%) Tomcat
Cloud Services
1 7 (12.96%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (7.41%) Amazon AWS
3 3 (5.56%) GitHub
4 2 (3.70%) IaaS
4 2 (3.70%) PaaS
4 2 (3.70%) SaaS
5 1 (1.85%) Amazon S3
5 1 (1.85%) AWS CloudFormation
5 1 (1.85%) AWS Lambda
5 1 (1.85%) Dynamics 365
5 1 (1.85%) Google Cloud Platform
5 1 (1.85%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 9 (16.67%) Firewall
2 8 (14.81%) HTTP
2 8 (14.81%) HTTPS
2 8 (14.81%) iSCSI
2 8 (14.81%) NAS
2 8 (14.81%) SAN
3 2 (3.70%) DHCP
3 2 (3.70%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (25.93%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 10 (18.52%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 5 (9.26%) Data Warehouse
4 4 (7.41%) DB2
4 4 (7.41%) MongoDB
4 4 (7.41%) MySQL
4 4 (7.41%) NoSQL
5 2 (3.70%) PostgreSQL
5 2 (3.70%) Relational Database
5 2 (3.70%) SQL Server 2016
5 2 (3.70%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 1 (1.85%) Amazon DynamoDB
6 1 (1.85%) Amazon RDS
6 1 (1.85%) Azure SQL Database
6 1 (1.85%) Big Data
6 1 (1.85%) Cosmos DB
6 1 (1.85%) KDB
6 1 (1.85%) RDBMS
6 1 (1.85%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 9 (16.67%) GitLab
2 5 (9.26%) MSTest
2 5 (9.26%) NCrunch
3 4 (7.41%) Artifactory
3 4 (7.41%) SpecFlow
3 4 (7.41%) Subversion
4 2 (3.70%) Jenkins
4 2 (3.70%) JIRA
5 1 (1.85%) Git (software)
5 1 (1.85%) NUnit
5 1 (1.85%) Selenium
5 1 (1.85%) Visual Studio
General
1 4 (7.41%) Retail
2 1 (1.85%) Banking
2 1 (1.85%) Finance
2 1 (1.85%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 26 (48.15%) Developer
2 11 (20.37%) SQL Developer
3 10 (18.52%) C# Developer
4 7 (12.96%) Automation Engineer
5 6 (11.11%) .NET Developer
6 5 (9.26%) Administrator
6 5 (9.26%) Analyst
6 5 (9.26%) ASP.NET Developer
6 5 (9.26%) C# .NET Developer
6 5 (9.26%) C# ASP.NET Developer
6 5 (9.26%) Windows Administrator
7 4 (7.41%) .NET Applications Developer
7 4 (7.41%) .NET Web Applications Developer
7 4 (7.41%) Applications Developer
7 4 (7.41%) ASP.NET Web Applications Developer
7 4 (7.41%) C# Application Developer
7 4 (7.41%) C# Web Application Developer
7 4 (7.41%) Systems Administrator
7 4 (7.41%) Web Applications Developer
7 4 (7.41%) Windows Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (24.07%) Middleware
2 12 (22.22%) .NET
3 11 (20.37%) ASP.NET
4 10 (18.52%) CSS
5 9 (16.67%) ASP.NET MVC
6 5 (9.26%) HTML
6 5 (9.26%) LINQ
7 4 (7.41%) J2EE
7 4 (7.41%) Java EE
8 3 (5.56%) Hibernate
8 3 (5.56%) JSP
8 3 (5.56%) Spring
8 3 (5.56%) Web Services
9 2 (3.70%) JSON
9 2 (3.70%) XML
10 1 (1.85%) Entity Framework
10 1 (1.85%) HTML5
10 1 (1.85%) REST
10 1 (1.85%) SOAP
10 1 (1.85%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 9 (16.67%) Clustering
2 6 (11.11%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (5.56%) Analytical Mindset
3 3 (5.56%) Management Information System
3 3 (5.56%) User Experience
4 2 (3.70%) Greenfield Project
4 2 (3.70%) PKI
4 2 (3.70%) Public Cloud
5 1 (1.85%) Cloud Native
5 1 (1.85%) DataPower
5 1 (1.85%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 24 (44.44%) Windows
2 21 (38.89%) Windows Server
3 12 (22.22%) Windows Server 2003
3 12 (22.22%) Windows Server 2008
4 10 (18.52%) Linux
4 10 (18.52%) Windows Server 2012
5 5 (9.26%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 2 (3.70%) Android
6 2 (3.70%) Apple iOS
6 2 (3.70%) DC/OS
6 2 (3.70%) Mesosphere
6 2 (3.70%) Unix
6 2 (3.70%) VMS
6 2 (3.70%) Windows Phone
6 2 (3.70%) Windows Phone 8
7 1 (1.85%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (31.48%) OO
2 16 (29.63%) Agile Software Development
2 16 (29.63%) Problem-Solving
3 13 (24.07%) ITIL
4 11 (20.37%) TDD
5 10 (18.52%) MVC
6 9 (16.67%) Open Source
6 9 (16.67%) Scrum
7 8 (14.81%) BDD
7 8 (14.81%) DevOps
7 8 (14.81%) ITSM
7 8 (14.81%) Runbook
7 8 (14.81%) Software Distribution
7 8 (14.81%) Virtual Environments
8 7 (12.96%) Capacity Planning
8 7 (12.96%) Disaster Recovery
8 7 (12.96%) ETL
8 7 (12.96%) Performance Monitoring
8 7 (12.96%) Performance Tuning
8 7 (12.96%) Security Hardening
Programming Languages
1 32 (59.26%) SQL
2 17 (31.48%) JavaScript
3 12 (22.22%) C#
4 8 (14.81%) T-SQL
5 7 (12.96%) Java
5 7 (12.96%) Shell Script
6 3 (5.56%) PL/SQL
7 2 (3.70%) C
7 2 (3.70%) Python
7 2 (3.70%) Scala
8 1 (1.85%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 22 (40.74%) Security Cleared
2 20 (37.04%) SC Cleared
3 8 (14.81%) DV Cleared
4 2 (3.70%) BPSS Clearance
5 1 (1.85%) AWS Certification
5 1 (1.85%) Citrix Certification
5 1 (1.85%) Degree
5 1 (1.85%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.85%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 21 (38.89%) Active Directory
2 10 (18.52%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (11.11%) Oracle RAC
3 6 (11.11%) XenApp
3 6 (11.11%) XenDesktop
4 5 (9.26%) VMware ESXi
5 3 (5.56%) Docker
6 1 (1.85%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 10 (18.52%) Microsoft Clustering
2 8 (14.81%) HP Operations Orchestration
3 7 (12.96%) Puppet
4 6 (11.11%) SCCM
4 6 (11.11%) SCOM
4 6 (11.11%) Tivoli Storage Manager
4 6 (11.11%) vCenter Server
5 5 (9.26%) vMotion
6 3 (5.56%) Terraform
7 2 (3.70%) AirWatch
7 2 (3.70%) Docker Swarm
7 2 (3.70%) SAP Afaria
7 2 (3.70%) XenMobile
8 1 (1.85%) Kubernetes
8 1 (1.85%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 37 (68.52%) Microsoft
2 13 (24.07%) HP
3 12 (22.22%) Oracle
4 11 (20.37%) VMware
5 6 (11.11%) 3PAR
5 6 (11.11%) BMC
6 5 (9.26%) EMC
6 5 (9.26%) Red Hat
7 2 (3.70%) Apple
7 2 (3.70%) Citrix
7 2 (3.70%) McAfee
7 2 (3.70%) SAP
8 1 (1.85%) Google
8 1 (1.85%) NetApp
8 1 (1.85%) Pega
8 1 (1.85%) Sybase