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 24 June 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.

Microsoft SQL Server (MS SQL)
Tyne and Wear / Newcastle upon Tyne
3 months to
24 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 26 22 36
Rank change year-on-year -4 +14  
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 17 154 21
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Newcastle upon Tyne 4.99% 11.55% 3.72%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 37.78% 54.61% 15.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 99 8
Median daily rate £310 £310 £288
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +7.82%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £229 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £417 £350 £424
UK excluding London median daily rate £360 £350 £335
% change year-on-year +2.85% +4.47%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 16 1
Median hourly rate - £32.66 £15.68
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +108.32%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £39.50 £32.66 £23.50
% change year-on-year +20.96% +38.95%  

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 45 282 138
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Newcastle upon Tyne 13.20% 21.16% 24.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 36 179 91
Median daily rate £475 £330 £445
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +43.93% -25.84%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £265 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £503 £650
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £383 £350
% change year-on-year +4.57% +9.28%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 26 2
Median hourly rate - £32.66 £15.68
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +108.32%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £38.00 £31.00 £26.00
% change year-on-year +22.58% +19.23%  

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 24 June 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 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 24 June 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 17 (47.22%) C#
2 14 (38.89%) SQL
3 13 (36.11%) .NET
4 12 (33.33%) Windows
4 12 (33.33%) Microsoft
5 10 (27.78%) JavaScript
5 10 (27.78%) MVC
6 9 (25.00%) SQL Server 2008
7 8 (22.22%) Windows Server 2012
7 8 (22.22%) Windows Server
7 8 (22.22%) Security Cleared
7 8 (22.22%) CSS
8 7 (19.44%) ASP.NET
8 7 (19.44%) Oracle
8 7 (19.44%) HTML
8 7 (19.44%) MS Exchange
8 7 (19.44%) .NET Framework
8 7 (19.44%) Agile Software Development
8 7 (19.44%) SC Cleared
9 6 (16.67%) Exchange Server 2013
9 6 (16.67%) SQL Server 2012
9 6 (16.67%) Finance
10 5 (13.89%) Clustering
10 5 (13.89%) Scrum
10 5 (13.89%) Replication
10 5 (13.89%) Microsoft Certification
10 5 (13.89%) T-SQL
10 5 (13.89%) ITIL
10 5 (13.89%) Microsoft Azure
10 5 (13.89%) AngularJS

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 7 (19.44%) MS Exchange
2 6 (16.67%) Exchange Server 2013
3 4 (11.11%) Exchange Server 2010
4 3 (8.33%) IIS
5 1 (2.78%) CMS
5 1 (2.78%) GeoServer
5 1 (2.78%) NServiceBus
5 1 (2.78%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 1 (2.78%) SAS
5 1 (2.78%) SharePoint
5 1 (2.78%) Sitecore CMS
5 1 (2.78%) Skype for Business
5 1 (2.78%) WebLogic
Applications
1 2 (5.56%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (2.78%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (2.78%) Dynamics GP
1 1 (2.78%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 5 (13.89%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (11.11%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (11.11%) Office 365
3 1 (2.78%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.78%) Internet
1 1 (2.78%) Network Security
1 1 (2.78%) Skype
1 1 (2.78%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (25.00%) SQL Server 2008
2 6 (16.67%) SQL Server 2012
3 3 (8.33%) SQL Server 2005
3 3 (8.33%) SQL Server 2014
4 2 (5.56%) Business Intelligence Development Studio
4 2 (5.56%) MySQL
4 2 (5.56%) Oracle Database
5 1 (2.78%) ActiveReports
5 1 (2.78%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (2.78%) DB2
5 1 (2.78%) GIS
5 1 (2.78%) Oracle Reports
5 1 (2.78%) PostgreSQL
5 1 (2.78%) RDBMS
5 1 (2.78%) Redis
5 1 (2.78%) Relational Database
5 1 (2.78%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 3 (8.33%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (5.56%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
3 1 (2.78%) Git (software)
3 1 (2.78%) Selenium
3 1 (2.78%) Visual Studio
General
1 6 (16.67%) Finance
2 3 (8.33%) Advertising
3 2 (5.56%) Marketing
4 1 (2.78%) Electronics
4 1 (2.78%) General Ledger
4 1 (2.78%) Legal
4 1 (2.78%) Manufacturing
4 1 (2.78%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 18 (50.00%) Developer
2 10 (27.78%) .NET Developer
2 10 (27.78%) DBA
3 8 (22.22%) SQL DBA
4 4 (11.11%) C# Developer
5 3 (8.33%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 3 (8.33%) SQL Server DBA
6 2 (5.56%) C# .NET Developer
6 2 (5.56%) Oracle DBA
6 2 (5.56%) Sitecore Developer
6 2 (5.56%) Software Developer
6 2 (5.56%) SQL Developer
7 1 (2.78%) Administrator
7 1 (2.78%) Applications Developer
7 1 (2.78%) Applications Support
7 1 (2.78%) Architect
7 1 (2.78%) ASP.NET Developer
7 1 (2.78%) Desktop Support
7 1 (2.78%) Lead Developer
7 1 (2.78%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (36.11%) .NET
2 8 (22.22%) CSS
3 7 (19.44%) .NET Framework
3 7 (19.44%) ASP.NET
3 7 (19.44%) HTML
4 5 (13.89%) AngularJS
4 5 (13.89%) ASP.NET MVC
5 3 (8.33%) Entity Framework
5 3 (8.33%) jQuery
5 3 (8.33%) REST
5 3 (8.33%) Web Services
5 3 (8.33%) WPF
6 2 (5.56%) OOCSS
6 2 (5.56%) XML
7 1 (2.78%) Ajax
7 1 (2.78%) Angular 2
7 1 (2.78%) ASP.NET Web API
7 1 (2.78%) CSS3
7 1 (2.78%) SignalR
7 1 (2.78%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 5 (13.89%) Clustering
1 5 (13.89%) Replication
2 2 (5.56%) Management Information System
3 1 (2.78%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (2.78%) Data Structures
3 1 (2.78%) Greenfield Project
3 1 (2.78%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 12 (33.33%) Windows
2 8 (22.22%) Windows Server
2 8 (22.22%) Windows Server 2012
3 4 (11.11%) Windows 10
4 2 (5.56%) Linux
4 2 (5.56%) Unix
5 1 (2.78%) MVS
5 1 (2.78%) Solaris
5 1 (2.78%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (2.78%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (27.78%) MVC
2 7 (19.44%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (13.89%) ITIL
3 5 (13.89%) Scrum
4 4 (11.11%) Migration
5 3 (8.33%) Business Intelligence
5 3 (8.33%) Change Management
5 3 (8.33%) Performance Tuning
5 3 (8.33%) SDLC
6 2 (5.56%) API Development
6 2 (5.56%) CRM
6 2 (5.56%) Database Mirroring
6 2 (5.56%) Incident Management
6 2 (5.56%) OO
6 2 (5.56%) Problem Management
6 2 (5.56%) Quality Management
6 2 (5.56%) Service Delivery
6 2 (5.56%) SOA
6 2 (5.56%) Unit Testing
6 2 (5.56%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 17 (47.22%) C#
2 14 (38.89%) SQL
3 10 (27.78%) JavaScript
4 5 (13.89%) T-SQL
5 1 (2.78%) Java
5 1 (2.78%) PowerShell
5 1 (2.78%) REXX
5 1 (2.78%) Scala
5 1 (2.78%) Shell Script
5 1 (2.78%) TypeScript
5 1 (2.78%) VB
5 1 (2.78%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 8 (22.22%) Security Cleared
2 7 (19.44%) SC Cleared
3 5 (13.89%) Microsoft Certification
4 4 (11.11%) MCSA
4 4 (11.11%) MCSE
5 3 (8.33%) Degree
6 2 (5.56%) BPSS Clearance
7 1 (2.78%) DV Cleared
7 1 (2.78%) HND
7 1 (2.78%) MCTS
7 1 (2.78%) OCP
7 1 (2.78%) Oracle Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (5.56%) Disclosure Scotland
1 2 (5.56%) ISO 9001
1 2 (5.56%) SLA
2 1 (2.78%) Data Quality
System Software
1 1 (2.78%) Active Directory
1 1 (2.78%) Hyper-V
1 1 (2.78%) Oracle RAC
1 1 (2.78%) Time Sharing Option
1 1 (2.78%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 4 (11.11%) SCCM
2 3 (8.33%) Microsoft Clustering
3 2 (5.56%) Oracle RMAN
3 2 (5.56%) Perfmon
4 1 (2.78%) Failover Clustering
4 1 (2.78%) OMEGAMON
Vendors
1 12 (33.33%) Microsoft
2 7 (19.44%) Oracle
3 2 (5.56%) Cisco
3 2 (5.56%) HP
3 2 (5.56%) IBM
3 2 (5.56%) NetApp
3 2 (5.56%) ServiceNow
3 2 (5.56%) Sitecore
3 2 (5.56%) VMware
4 1 (2.78%) BMC
4 1 (2.78%) CA
4 1 (2.78%) Citrix
4 1 (2.78%) SAP
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
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