Period
to 20 February 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 20 February 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
20 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 68 28 11
Rank change year-on-year -40 -17 +7
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 23 144 153
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Newcastle upon Tyne 2.48% 7.91% 11.29%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 18.55% 34.37% 47.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 120 140
Newcastle upon Tyne median daily rate £344 £355 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.17% -16.47% +30.77%
10th Percentile £150 £285 £289
90th Percentile £526 £539 £564
Tyne and Wear median daily rate £325 £350 £423
% change year-on-year -7.14% -17.16% +38.52%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 3
Newcastle upon Tyne median hourly rate - - £19.50
Tyne and Wear median hourly rate - - £19.50

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 124 419 324
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Newcastle upon Tyne 13.35% 23.02% 23.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 101 330 212
Newcastle upon Tyne median daily rate £425 £400 £420
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% -4.76% +14.29%
10th Percentile £263 £287 £286
90th Percentile £550 £550 £560
Tyne and Wear median daily rate £425 £400 £410
% change year-on-year +6.25% -2.44% +17.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 2 9
Newcastle upon Tyne median hourly rate £22.00 £16.50 £26.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +33.33% -36.54% -5.45%
10th Percentile £18.80 £10.28 £18.75
90th Percentile £32.60 £22.53 £30.20
Tyne and Wear median hourly rate £22.00 £16.50 £23.50
% change year-on-year +33.33% -29.79% -14.55%

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 February 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 20 February 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 19 (82.61%) SQL
2 18 (78.26%) Microsoft
3 13 (56.52%) Windows
4 12 (52.17%) Agile Software Development
5 9 (39.13%) JavaScript
5 9 (39.13%) HTML
5 9 (39.13%) .NET
5 9 (39.13%) CSS
6 8 (34.78%) Linux
6 8 (34.78%) Scrum
6 8 (34.78%) jQuery
6 8 (34.78%) Windows Server
7 7 (30.43%) DevOps
7 7 (30.43%) Public Cloud
7 7 (30.43%) Degree
7 7 (30.43%) ITIL
7 7 (30.43%) C#
8 6 (26.09%) ASP.NET
8 6 (26.09%) MySQL
8 6 (26.09%) Analytical Skills
8 6 (26.09%) Amazon AWS
9 5 (21.74%) .NET Framework
9 5 (21.74%) OO
9 5 (21.74%) Web Development
9 5 (21.74%) Security Cleared
9 5 (21.74%) MVC
10 4 (17.39%) VMware
10 4 (17.39%) VMware Infrastructure
10 4 (17.39%) PowerShell
10 4 (17.39%) Selenium

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 3 (13.04%) CMS
1 3 (13.04%) Tomcat
2 2 (8.70%) WebLogic
3 1 (4.35%) Apache
3 1 (4.35%) IIS
3 1 (4.35%) K2 blackpearl
3 1 (4.35%) NServiceBus
3 1 (4.35%) OpenStack
3 1 (4.35%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (8.70%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (8.70%) Dynamics GP
2 1 (4.35%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 6 (26.09%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (13.04%) Amazon EC2
2 3 (13.04%) IaaS
3 2 (8.70%) AWS Lambda
3 2 (8.70%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (8.70%) PaaS
3 2 (8.70%) Serverless
4 1 (4.35%) DigitalOcean
4 1 (4.35%) Linode
4 1 (4.35%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (8.70%) DNS
1 2 (8.70%) Firewall
1 2 (8.70%) SAN
2 1 (4.35%) DHCP
2 1 (4.35%) HTTP
2 1 (4.35%) HTTPS
2 1 (4.35%) iSCSI
2 1 (4.35%) LAN
2 1 (4.35%) Modbus
2 1 (4.35%) NAS
2 1 (4.35%) Remote Desktop
2 1 (4.35%) VSAN
2 1 (4.35%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (26.09%) MySQL
2 3 (13.04%) PostgreSQL
2 3 (13.04%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (8.70%) ActiveReports
3 2 (8.70%) Data Warehouse
3 2 (8.70%) Oracle Database
3 2 (8.70%) SQL Server 2014
3 2 (8.70%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (4.35%) DataStage
4 1 (4.35%) IBM InfoSphere
4 1 (4.35%) Oracle Database 11g
4 1 (4.35%) Oracle9i Database
4 1 (4.35%) RDBMS
4 1 (4.35%) Relational Database
4 1 (4.35%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (4.35%) SQL Server 2016
4 1 (4.35%) SQLPlus
Development Applications
1 4 (17.39%) Selenium
2 3 (13.04%) Git (software)
2 3 (13.04%) Jenkins
2 3 (13.04%) SoapUI
2 3 (13.04%) Subversion
2 3 (13.04%) WebDriver
3 2 (8.70%) Selenium IDE
3 2 (8.70%) Visual Studio
4 1 (4.35%) Gitweb
4 1 (4.35%) gulp
4 1 (4.35%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
4 1 (4.35%) Toad
4 1 (4.35%) Vagrant
General
1 3 (13.04%) Finance
2 2 (8.70%) General Ledger
3 1 (4.35%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 10 (43.48%) Developer
2 5 (21.74%) C# Developer
3 3 (13.04%) Administrator
3 3 (13.04%) DBA
3 3 (13.04%) Junior
3 3 (13.04%) Junior C# Developer
3 3 (13.04%) Junior Developer
4 2 (8.70%) Report Writer
4 2 (8.70%) Server Engineer
5 1 (4.35%) .NET Developer
5 1 (4.35%) 3rd Line Support
5 1 (4.35%) ASP.NET Developer
5 1 (4.35%) C# ASP.NET Developer
5 1 (4.35%) Linux Administrator
5 1 (4.35%) Linux Support
5 1 (4.35%) Linux Systems Administrator
5 1 (4.35%) Oracle DBA
5 1 (4.35%) Python Developer
5 1 (4.35%) Systems Support
5 1 (4.35%) Windows Server Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (39.13%) .NET
1 9 (39.13%) CSS
1 9 (39.13%) HTML
2 8 (34.78%) jQuery
3 6 (26.09%) ASP.NET
4 5 (21.74%) .NET Framework
5 4 (17.39%) XML
6 3 (13.04%) JSON
6 3 (13.04%) RESTful
6 3 (13.04%) Web Services
6 3 (13.04%) XSD
6 3 (13.04%) XSLT
7 2 (8.70%) SOAP
8 1 (4.35%) Ajax
8 1 (4.35%) LAMP
8 1 (4.35%) LINQ
8 1 (4.35%) Middleware
8 1 (4.35%) Ruby on Rails
8 1 (4.35%) WPF
8 1 (4.35%) XForms
Miscellaneous
1 7 (30.43%) Public Cloud
2 6 (26.09%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (13.04%) Linux Command Line
4 2 (8.70%) Data Structures
4 2 (8.70%) Management Information System
5 1 (4.35%) Greenfield Project
5 1 (4.35%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 13 (56.52%) Windows
2 8 (34.78%) Linux
2 8 (34.78%) Windows Server
3 3 (13.04%) Windows Server 2012
4 2 (8.70%) Unix
4 2 (8.70%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (4.35%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (52.17%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (34.78%) Scrum
3 7 (30.43%) DevOps
3 7 (30.43%) ITIL
4 5 (21.74%) MVC
4 5 (21.74%) OO
4 5 (21.74%) Web Development
5 4 (17.39%) OOP
6 3 (13.04%) Content Management
6 3 (13.04%) Kanban
6 3 (13.04%) Process Management
6 3 (13.04%) Telematics
6 3 (13.04%) Test Automation
7 2 (8.70%) Bug Management
7 2 (8.70%) Continuous Delivery
7 2 (8.70%) Dashboard Development
7 2 (8.70%) Migration
7 2 (8.70%) Open Source
7 2 (8.70%) Performance Tuning
7 2 (8.70%) Software Delivery
Programming Languages
1 19 (82.61%) SQL
2 9 (39.13%) JavaScript
3 7 (30.43%) C#
4 4 (17.39%) Java
4 4 (17.39%) PowerShell
4 4 (17.39%) Python
5 3 (13.04%) Groovy
6 2 (8.70%) Shell Script
7 1 (4.35%) C++
7 1 (4.35%) Jython
7 1 (4.35%) PHP
7 1 (4.35%) Ruby
7 1 (4.35%) T-SQL
7 1 (4.35%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 7 (30.43%) Degree
2 5 (21.74%) Security Cleared
3 2 (8.70%) AWS Certification
3 2 (8.70%) SC Cleared
4 1 (4.35%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (8.70%) Data Quality
System Software
1 4 (17.39%) Active Directory
1 4 (17.39%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (8.70%) Docker
2 2 (8.70%) XenApp
3 1 (4.35%) Hyper-V
3 1 (4.35%) VirtualBox
3 1 (4.35%) VMware NSX
3 1 (4.35%) Xen
3 1 (4.35%) XenDesktop
3 1 (4.35%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 3 (13.04%) Ansible
1 3 (13.04%) Nagios
1 3 (13.04%) Opscode Chef
1 3 (13.04%) Puppet
1 3 (13.04%) ZABBIX
2 1 (4.35%) HP Operations Orchestration
2 1 (4.35%) OpenNMS
2 1 (4.35%) PowerCLI
2 1 (4.35%) SafeCom
2 1 (4.35%) SCCM
2 1 (4.35%) vRealize
Vendors
1 18 (78.26%) Microsoft
2 4 (17.39%) VMware
3 3 (13.04%) OpenText
3 3 (13.04%) Rackspace
3 3 (13.04%) SaltStack
4 2 (8.70%) Citrix
4 2 (8.70%) Oracle
5 1 (4.35%) Altiris
5 1 (4.35%) Google
5 1 (4.35%) HP
5 1 (4.35%) IBM
5 1 (4.35%) Sitecore
5 1 (4.35%) SolarWinds
5 1 (4.35%) ThinPrint
5 1 (4.35%) Veeam