Period
to 25 September 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 25 September 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
25 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 31 45 19
Rank change year-on-year +14 -26 +1
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 70 40 274
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Newcastle upon Tyne 8.15% 4.83% 11.25%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 34.31% 25.97% 52.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 52 32 193
Newcastle upon Tyne median daily rate £338 £355 £320
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -4.93% +10.94% -36.00%
10th Percentile £256 £264 £246
90th Percentile £470 £471 £476
Tyne and Wear median daily rate £310 £350 £320
% change year-on-year -11.43% +9.38% -31.40%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 21
Newcastle upon Tyne median hourly rate - - £32.66
Tyne and Wear median hourly rate - - £32.66

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 204 154 526
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Newcastle upon Tyne 23.75% 18.60% 21.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 150 104 360
Newcastle upon Tyne median daily rate £378 £391 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.51% +11.79% -17.65%
10th Percentile £270 £284 £246
90th Percentile £603 £548 £513
Tyne and Wear median daily rate £375 £395 £347
% change year-on-year -5.06% +13.83% -16.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 34
Newcastle upon Tyne median hourly rate - £18.50 £28.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -33.93% +4.67%
Tyne and Wear median hourly rate - £18.50 £28.00
% change year-on-year - -33.93% +30.23%

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 25 September 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 25 September 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 53 (75.71%) Microsoft
2 46 (65.71%) SQL
3 37 (52.86%) .NET
3 37 (52.86%) C#
3 37 (52.86%) Agile Software Development
4 34 (48.57%) Windows
5 31 (44.29%) ASP.NET
5 31 (44.29%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 28 (40.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 27 (38.57%) MVC
8 24 (34.29%) Scrum
8 24 (34.29%) T-SQL
9 23 (32.86%) ASP.NET MVC
10 22 (31.43%) Security Cleared
10 22 (31.43%) JavaScript
10 22 (31.43%) Linux
10 22 (31.43%) TDD
11 20 (28.57%) Problem-Solving
12 19 (27.14%) Windows Server
12 19 (27.14%) BDD
13 18 (25.71%) SpecFlow
14 16 (22.86%) SC Cleared
14 16 (22.86%) CSS
15 15 (21.43%) Active Directory
16 14 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
17 12 (17.14%) Degree
17 12 (17.14%) ITIL
18 11 (15.71%) HTML
18 11 (15.71%) Windows Server 2003
18 11 (15.71%) Windows Server 2008

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 9 (12.86%) MS Exchange
2 2 (2.86%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 2 (2.86%) Tomcat
3 1 (1.43%) Apache
3 1 (1.43%) Confluence
3 1 (1.43%) Documentum
3 1 (1.43%) OpenStack
Applications
1 2 (2.86%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 6 (8.57%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (5.71%) Amazon AWS
3 3 (4.29%) GitHub
4 2 (2.86%) IaaS
4 2 (2.86%) PaaS
4 2 (2.86%) SaaS
5 1 (1.43%) Amazon EMR
5 1 (1.43%) Amazon S3
5 1 (1.43%) AWS Data Pipeline
5 1 (1.43%) DigitalOcean
5 1 (1.43%) Dynamics 365
5 1 (1.43%) Google Analytics
5 1 (1.43%) Google Cloud Platform
5 1 (1.43%) Linode
Communications & Networking
1 6 (8.57%) DHCP
1 6 (8.57%) DNS
2 5 (7.14%) Firewall
3 4 (5.71%) HTTP
3 4 (5.71%) HTTPS
3 4 (5.71%) iSCSI
3 4 (5.71%) NAS
3 4 (5.71%) SAN
4 1 (1.43%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 31 (44.29%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 28 (40.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 5 (7.14%) Data Warehouse
3 5 (7.14%) MongoDB
3 5 (7.14%) MySQL
3 5 (7.14%) NoSQL
4 4 (5.71%) PostgreSQL
4 4 (5.71%) Relational Database
5 3 (4.29%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 2 (2.86%) Big Data
6 2 (2.86%) DB2
6 2 (2.86%) RDBMS
6 2 (2.86%) SQL Server 2005
6 2 (2.86%) SQL Server 2008
6 2 (2.86%) SQL Server 2016
7 1 (1.43%) Amazon RDS
7 1 (1.43%) Amazon Redshift
7 1 (1.43%) Azure SQL Database
7 1 (1.43%) Cosmos DB
7 1 (1.43%) DataStage
Development Applications
1 18 (25.71%) SpecFlow
2 7 (10.00%) GitLab
3 5 (7.14%) MSTest
3 5 (7.14%) NCrunch
4 4 (5.71%) Artifactory
5 2 (2.86%) Git (software)
5 2 (2.86%) Jenkins
5 2 (2.86%) JIRA
5 2 (2.86%) Subversion
6 1 (1.43%) NUnit
6 1 (1.43%) Selenium
6 1 (1.43%) Vagrant
6 1 (1.43%) Visual Studio
General
1 10 (14.29%) Banking
2 7 (10.00%) Finance
3 5 (7.14%) Retail Banking
4 3 (4.29%) Retail
Job Titles
1 47 (67.14%) Developer
2 28 (40.00%) C# Developer
3 16 (22.86%) .NET Developer
4 12 (17.14%) SQL Developer
5 10 (14.29%) ASP.NET Developer
5 10 (14.29%) C# .NET Developer
5 10 (14.29%) C# ASP.NET Developer
6 4 (5.71%) .NET Applications Developer
6 4 (5.71%) .NET Web Applications Developer
6 4 (5.71%) Analyst
6 4 (5.71%) Applications Developer
6 4 (5.71%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
6 4 (5.71%) ASP.NET Web Applications Developer
6 4 (5.71%) Automation Engineer
6 4 (5.71%) C# Application Developer
6 4 (5.71%) C# Web Application Developer
6 4 (5.71%) Infrastructure Support
6 4 (5.71%) Mobility Engineer
6 4 (5.71%) Senior Analyst
6 4 (5.71%) SQL Server Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 37 (52.86%) .NET
2 31 (44.29%) ASP.NET
3 23 (32.86%) ASP.NET MVC
4 16 (22.86%) CSS
5 11 (15.71%) HTML
6 7 (10.00%) Middleware
7 6 (8.57%) JSON
8 5 (7.14%) LINQ
9 4 (5.71%) HTML5
10 3 (4.29%) ASP.NET Web Forms
10 3 (4.29%) KnockoutJS
10 3 (4.29%) Twitter Bootstrap
10 3 (4.29%) Web Services
10 3 (4.29%) XML
11 2 (2.86%) J2EE
12 1 (1.43%) ActiveMQ
12 1 (1.43%) LAMP
12 1 (1.43%) Ruby on Rails
12 1 (1.43%) SOAP
12 1 (1.43%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 14 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (8.57%) PKI
3 5 (7.14%) Clustering
4 3 (4.29%) User Experience
4 3 (4.29%) Virtual Team
5 2 (2.86%) Analytical Mindset
5 2 (2.86%) Greenfield Project
5 2 (2.86%) Management Information System
5 2 (2.86%) Social Media
6 1 (1.43%) Computer Science
6 1 (1.43%) Data Centre
6 1 (1.43%) DataPower
6 1 (1.43%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 34 (48.57%) Windows
2 22 (31.43%) Linux
3 19 (27.14%) Windows Server
4 11 (15.71%) Windows Server 2003
4 11 (15.71%) Windows Server 2008
5 6 (8.57%) Android
5 6 (8.57%) Apple iOS
5 6 (8.57%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 6 (8.57%) Windows Phone
5 6 (8.57%) Windows Phone 8
6 5 (7.14%) Windows Server 2012
7 4 (5.71%) Unix
8 2 (2.86%) AIX
8 2 (2.86%) DC/OS
8 2 (2.86%) Mesosphere
8 2 (2.86%) VMS
9 1 (1.43%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 37 (52.86%) Agile Software Development
2 27 (38.57%) MVC
3 24 (34.29%) Scrum
4 22 (31.43%) TDD
5 20 (28.57%) Problem-Solving
6 19 (27.14%) BDD
7 12 (17.14%) ITIL
8 10 (14.29%) OO
9 9 (12.86%) Open Source
10 8 (11.43%) ETL
11 7 (10.00%) Business Intelligence
11 7 (10.00%) Test Automation
12 5 (7.14%) DevOps
12 5 (7.14%) Microservices
12 5 (7.14%) Technical Architecture
12 5 (7.14%) Time Management
12 5 (7.14%) Web Application Development
13 4 (5.71%) Change Control
13 4 (5.71%) Continuous Delivery
13 4 (5.71%) Software Distribution
Programming Languages
1 46 (65.71%) SQL
2 37 (52.86%) C#
3 24 (34.29%) T-SQL
4 22 (31.43%) JavaScript
5 5 (7.14%) Java
6 3 (4.29%) Shell Script
7 2 (2.86%) C
7 2 (2.86%) Python
8 1 (1.43%) Bash Shell
8 1 (1.43%) Jython
8 1 (1.43%) PHP
8 1 (1.43%) PowerShell
8 1 (1.43%) Ruby
8 1 (1.43%) Scala
Qualifications
1 22 (31.43%) Security Cleared
2 16 (22.86%) SC Cleared
3 12 (17.14%) Degree
4 5 (7.14%) BPSS Clearance
5 4 (5.71%) Citrix Certification
5 4 (5.71%) Microsoft Certification
6 2 (2.86%) DV Cleared
7 1 (1.43%) Computer Science Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (4.29%) Disclosure Scotland
1 3 (4.29%) QA
System Software
1 15 (21.43%) Active Directory
2 6 (8.57%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (7.14%) VMware ESXi
4 3 (4.29%) Docker
4 3 (4.29%) Oracle RAC
4 3 (4.29%) XenApp
4 3 (4.29%) XenDesktop
5 1 (1.43%) VirtualBox
5 1 (1.43%) Xen
Systems Management
1 8 (11.43%) Puppet
2 6 (8.57%) AirWatch
2 6 (8.57%) SAP Afaria
2 6 (8.57%) XenMobile
3 5 (7.14%) Microsoft Clustering
3 5 (7.14%) vMotion
4 4 (5.71%) HP Operations Orchestration
5 3 (4.29%) SCCM
5 3 (4.29%) SCOM
5 3 (4.29%) Terraform
5 3 (4.29%) Tivoli Storage Manager
5 3 (4.29%) vCenter Server
6 2 (2.86%) Docker Swarm
6 2 (2.86%) ZABBIX
7 1 (1.43%) Ansible
7 1 (1.43%) Kubernetes
7 1 (1.43%) Nagios
7 1 (1.43%) OpenNMS
7 1 (1.43%) Opscode Chef
7 1 (1.43%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 53 (75.71%) Microsoft
2 9 (12.86%) HP
3 7 (10.00%) Oracle
4 6 (8.57%) Apple
4 6 (8.57%) Citrix
4 6 (8.57%) McAfee
4 6 (8.57%) SAP
4 6 (8.57%) VMware
5 5 (7.14%) Red Hat
6 3 (4.29%) 3PAR
6 3 (4.29%) BMC
6 3 (4.29%) EMC
7 2 (2.86%) Google
8 1 (1.43%) IBM
8 1 (1.43%) Pega
8 1 (1.43%) Rackspace
8 1 (1.43%) SaltStack
8 1 (1.43%) Sybase