Period
to 20 November 2017

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 20 November 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
6 months to
20 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 59 19 17
Rank change year-on-year -40 -2 +4
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 31 227 134
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Newcastle upon Tyne 3.61% 10.26% 9.55%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 18.34% 45.49% 43.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 173 126
Newcastle upon Tyne median daily rate £388 £330 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +17.42% -30.53% +45.45%
10th Percentile £275 £260 £291
90th Percentile £488 £498 £581
Tyne and Wear median daily rate £388 £330 £450
% change year-on-year +17.42% -26.67% +42.86%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 14 3
Newcastle upon Tyne median hourly rate - £28.25 £19.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +44.87% -32.17%
Tyne and Wear median hourly rate - £28.25 £19.50
% change year-on-year - +44.87% -32.17%

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 169 499 310
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Newcastle upon Tyne 19.67% 22.55% 22.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 122 367 205
Newcastle upon Tyne median daily rate £404 £350 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +15.43% -17.65% +21.43%
10th Percentile £276 £260 £290
90th Percentile £556 £525 £595
Tyne and Wear median daily rate £404 £350 £420
% change year-on-year +15.43% -16.67% +20.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 24 9
Newcastle upon Tyne median hourly rate £18.50 £28.00 £26.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -33.93% +7.69% -9.57%
10th Percentile £11.65 £15.00 £18.25
90th Percentile £22.15 £34.69 £36.05
Tyne and Wear median hourly rate £18.50 £28.00 £23.75
% change year-on-year -33.93% +17.89% -17.39%

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 20 November 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 20 November 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 21 (67.74%) SQL
2 16 (51.61%) Microsoft
3 15 (48.39%) Windows
4 12 (38.71%) Windows Server
5 10 (32.26%) Amazon AWS
5 10 (32.26%) Windows Server 2012
5 10 (32.26%) Oracle
6 9 (29.03%) Migration
7 8 (25.81%) SQL Server 2008
8 7 (22.58%) Microsoft Certification
8 7 (22.58%) T-SQL
8 7 (22.58%) MCSE
8 7 (22.58%) MCSA
8 7 (22.58%) ITIL
8 7 (22.58%) MS Exchange
8 7 (22.58%) SCCM
8 7 (22.58%) Agile Software Development
8 7 (22.58%) Exchange Server 2013
8 7 (22.58%) Office 365
8 7 (22.58%) Microsoft Azure
8 7 (22.58%) Exchange Server 2010
8 7 (22.58%) Windows 10
9 6 (19.35%) Finance
9 6 (19.35%) SMS
10 5 (16.13%) Service Management
10 5 (16.13%) Management Information System
10 5 (16.13%) .NET
10 5 (16.13%) MySQL
10 5 (16.13%) Scrum
10 5 (16.13%) 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 7 (22.58%) Exchange Server 2010
1 7 (22.58%) Exchange Server 2013
1 7 (22.58%) MS Exchange
2 3 (9.68%) SharePoint
3 2 (6.45%) CMS
3 2 (6.45%) Drupal
3 2 (6.45%) Skype for Business
3 2 (6.45%) Tomcat
3 2 (6.45%) WebLogic
4 1 (3.23%) Apache
4 1 (3.23%) IIS
4 1 (3.23%) NServiceBus
4 1 (3.23%) OpenStack
Applications
1 3 (9.68%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (9.68%) Dynamics GP
2 2 (6.45%) Oracle EBS
3 1 (3.23%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 10 (32.26%) Amazon AWS
2 7 (22.58%) Microsoft Azure
2 7 (22.58%) Office 365
3 2 (6.45%) Amazon EC2
3 2 (6.45%) AWS Lambda
3 2 (6.45%) IaaS
3 2 (6.45%) PaaS
3 2 (6.45%) Serverless
4 1 (3.23%) DigitalOcean
4 1 (3.23%) G Suite
4 1 (3.23%) Linode
Communications & Networking
1 6 (19.35%) SMS
2 2 (6.45%) DNS
2 2 (6.45%) Skype
3 1 (3.23%) DHCP
3 1 (3.23%) Firewall
3 1 (3.23%) LAN
3 1 (3.23%) Modbus
3 1 (3.23%) Remote Desktop
3 1 (3.23%) SAN
3 1 (3.23%) VSAN
3 1 (3.23%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (25.81%) SQL Server 2008
2 5 (16.13%) MySQL
2 5 (16.13%) Oracle Database
3 4 (12.90%) Data Warehouse
3 4 (12.90%) MongoDB
3 4 (12.90%) RDBMS
3 4 (12.90%) Relational Database
3 4 (12.90%) SQL Server 2005
3 4 (12.90%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 3 (9.68%) ActiveReports
4 3 (9.68%) SQLPlus
5 2 (6.45%) GIS
5 2 (6.45%) PostgreSQL
6 1 (3.23%) DataStage
6 1 (3.23%) IBM InfoSphere
6 1 (3.23%) MariaDB
6 1 (3.23%) Oracle Database 11g
6 1 (3.23%) Oracle9i Database
6 1 (3.23%) Redis
6 1 (3.23%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 3 (9.68%) Selenium
1 3 (9.68%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
1 3 (9.68%) Toad
2 2 (6.45%) Git (software)
2 2 (6.45%) Jenkins
2 2 (6.45%) Selenium IDE
2 2 (6.45%) SoapUI
2 2 (6.45%) Subversion
2 2 (6.45%) Visual Studio
2 2 (6.45%) WebDriver
3 1 (3.23%) gulp
3 1 (3.23%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (3.23%) Vagrant
3 1 (3.23%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 6 (19.35%) Finance
2 3 (9.68%) General Ledger
3 1 (3.23%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 8 (25.81%) DBA
2 6 (19.35%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 5 (16.13%) Developer
4 4 (12.90%) Administrator
4 4 (12.90%) SQL DBA
5 3 (9.68%) 2nd/3rd Line Support
5 3 (9.68%) 3rd Line Support
5 3 (9.68%) Report Writer
6 2 (6.45%) .NET Developer
6 2 (6.45%) Oracle DBA
6 2 (6.45%) Senior DBA
6 2 (6.45%) SQL Server DBA
7 1 (3.23%) ASP.NET Developer
7 1 (3.23%) C# Developer
7 1 (3.23%) Linux Administrator
7 1 (3.23%) Linux Support
7 1 (3.23%) Linux Systems Administrator
7 1 (3.23%) Senior SQL DBA
7 1 (3.23%) SQL Developer
7 1 (3.23%) Systems Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (16.13%) .NET
2 4 (12.90%) CSS
2 4 (12.90%) HTML
3 3 (9.68%) ASP.NET
3 3 (9.68%) jQuery
3 3 (9.68%) RESTful
3 3 (9.68%) XML
4 2 (6.45%) JSON
4 2 (6.45%) SOAP
4 2 (6.45%) Web Services
4 2 (6.45%) WPF
4 2 (6.45%) XSD
4 2 (6.45%) XSLT
5 1 (3.23%) .NET Framework
5 1 (3.23%) ActiveMQ
5 1 (3.23%) Ajax
5 1 (3.23%) ASP.NET MVC
5 1 (3.23%) LAMP
5 1 (3.23%) LINQ
5 1 (3.23%) Ruby on Rails
Miscellaneous
1 5 (16.13%) Clustering
1 5 (16.13%) Management Information System
2 4 (12.90%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (9.68%) Data Structures
3 3 (9.68%) Public Cloud
4 2 (6.45%) Linux Command Line
4 2 (6.45%) Replication
5 1 (3.23%) Greenfield Project
Operating Systems
1 15 (48.39%) Windows
2 12 (38.71%) Windows Server
3 10 (32.26%) Windows Server 2012
4 7 (22.58%) Windows 10
5 4 (12.90%) Unix
6 3 (9.68%) Linux
6 3 (9.68%) Windows Server 2008
7 1 (3.23%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (29.03%) Migration
2 7 (22.58%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (22.58%) ITIL
3 5 (16.13%) DevOps
3 5 (16.13%) Performance Monitoring
3 5 (16.13%) Scrum
3 5 (16.13%) Service Management
4 3 (9.68%) Business Intelligence
4 3 (9.68%) Continuous Improvement
4 3 (9.68%) Dashboard Development
4 3 (9.68%) Data Extraction
4 3 (9.68%) Enterprise Architecture
4 3 (9.68%) Performance Tuning
5 2 (6.45%) ETL
5 2 (6.45%) MVC
5 2 (6.45%) Open Source Development
5 2 (6.45%) Process Management
5 2 (6.45%) Service Delivery
5 2 (6.45%) SOA
5 2 (6.45%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 21 (67.74%) SQL
2 7 (22.58%) T-SQL
3 4 (12.90%) Java
3 4 (12.90%) JavaScript
3 4 (12.90%) Shell Script
4 3 (9.68%) C#
4 3 (9.68%) Python
5 2 (6.45%) Groovy
5 2 (6.45%) PowerShell
6 1 (3.23%) Jython
6 1 (3.23%) Objective-C
6 1 (3.23%) PHP
6 1 (3.23%) PL/SQL
6 1 (3.23%) Ruby
6 1 (3.23%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 7 (22.58%) MCSA
1 7 (22.58%) MCSE
1 7 (22.58%) Microsoft Certification
2 4 (12.90%) Security Cleared
3 3 (9.68%) Degree
4 2 (6.45%) AWS Certification
4 2 (6.45%) SC Cleared
5 1 (3.23%) OCP
5 1 (3.23%) Oracle Certification
5 1 (3.23%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (9.68%) Data Quality
System Software
1 3 (9.68%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (6.45%) Active Directory
2 2 (6.45%) Docker
3 1 (3.23%) Oracle RAC
3 1 (3.23%) VirtualBox
3 1 (3.23%) VMware NSX
3 1 (3.23%) Xen
3 1 (3.23%) XenApp
3 1 (3.23%) XenDesktop
3 1 (3.23%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 7 (22.58%) SCCM
2 3 (9.68%) Ansible
2 3 (9.68%) Failover Clustering
2 3 (9.68%) Opscode Chef
2 3 (9.68%) Puppet
3 1 (3.23%) Microsoft Clustering
3 1 (3.23%) Nagios
3 1 (3.23%) OpenNMS
3 1 (3.23%) Oracle RMAN
3 1 (3.23%) PowerCLI
3 1 (3.23%) SafeCom
3 1 (3.23%) vRealize
3 1 (3.23%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 16 (51.61%) Microsoft
2 10 (32.26%) Oracle
3 3 (9.68%) SaltStack
3 3 (9.68%) VMware
4 2 (6.45%) Google
4 2 (6.45%) OpenText
5 1 (3.23%) Citrix
5 1 (3.23%) IBM
5 1 (3.23%) Rackspace
5 1 (3.23%) Sitecore
5 1 (3.23%) SolarWinds
5 1 (3.23%) ThinPrint
5 1 (3.23%) Veeam