Period
to 25 May 2019

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Tyne and Wear 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 May 2019 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)
North East > Tyne and Wear
6 months to
25 May 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 38 41 54
Rank change year-on-year +3 +13 -37
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 48 63 53
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Tyne and Wear 5.17% 5.95% 4.68%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 27.12% 33.16% 22.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 35 57 42
Tyne and Wear median daily rate £443 £285 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +55.26% -12.31% +1.56%
10th Percentile £212 £155 £258
90th Percentile £489 £431 £488
North East median daily rate £425 £286 £325
% change year-on-year +48.47% -11.92% +1.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Tyne and Wear median hourly rate - - -
North East median hourly rate - - -

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 Tyne and Wear with a requirement for database or business intelligence skills.

All Database and Business Intelligence Skills
Tyne and Wear
Contract vacancies with a requirement for database or business intelligence skills 177 190 236
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Tyne and Wear 19.05% 17.96% 20.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 125 148 169
Tyne and Wear median daily rate £450 £363 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +24.14% -3.33% +7.14%
10th Percentile £300 £255 £275
90th Percentile £583 £552 £526
North East median daily rate £413 £365 £375
% change year-on-year +13.01% -2.67% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 1
Tyne and Wear median hourly rate - £35.00 £9.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +288.89% -72.79%
North East median hourly rate - £35.00 £9.00
% change year-on-year - +288.89% -73.13%

SQL Server
Job Vacancy Trend in Tyne and Wear

Job postings citing SQL Server as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Tyne and Wear.

Job vacancy trend for SQL Server in Tyne and Wear

SQL Server
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Tyne and Wear

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing SQL Server in Tyne and Wear.

Contractor daily rate trend for SQL Server in Tyne and Wear

SQL Server
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Tyne and Wear

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing SQL Server in Tyne and Wear over the 6 months to 25 May 2019.

Contractor daily rate histogram for SQL Server in Tyne and Wear

SQL Server
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Tyne and Wear

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing SQL Server in Tyne and Wear.

Contractor hourly rate trend for SQL Server in Tyne and Wear

SQL Server
Contract Job Locations in Tyne and Wear

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing SQL Server within the Tyne and Wear region over the 6 months to 25 May 2019. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Gateshead -1 20 £450 +33.33% 1
Newcastle upon Tyne -20 17 £455 +59.65% 8
Sunderland - 10 £228 - 2
SQL Server
North East

For the 6 months to 25 May 2019, 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 Tyne and Wear region with a requirement for SQL Server.

1 32 (66.67%) SQL
2 20 (41.67%) Microsoft
3 18 (37.50%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 14 (29.17%) Windows
5 13 (27.08%) T-SQL
5 13 (27.08%) IIS
6 12 (25.00%) PowerShell
7 11 (22.92%) .NET
7 11 (22.92%) Oracle
8 10 (20.83%) C#
8 10 (20.83%) ETL
9 9 (18.75%) JavaScript
9 9 (18.75%) Team Foundation Server
9 9 (18.75%) SQL Server 2014
10 8 (16.67%) Performance Tuning
10 8 (16.67%) SharePoint
10 8 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
10 8 (16.67%) Migration
11 7 (14.58%) Dynamics CRM
11 7 (14.58%) Git (software)
11 7 (14.58%) Data Warehouse
11 7 (14.58%) CRM
11 7 (14.58%) Amazon AWS
11 7 (14.58%) Skype for Business
11 7 (14.58%) SQL Server 2016
12 6 (12.50%) Power BI
12 6 (12.50%) Microsoft Clustering
12 6 (12.50%) Power Platform
12 6 (12.50%) High Availability
12 6 (12.50%) SQL Server 2012

SQL Server
Co-occurring IT Skills in Tyne and Wear 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 13 (27.08%) IIS
2 8 (16.67%) SharePoint
3 7 (14.58%) Skype for Business
4 2 (4.17%) Tomcat
5 1 (2.08%) WebSphere
Applications
1 5 (10.42%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (2.08%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 7 (14.58%) Dynamics CRM
2 4 (8.33%) Line 500
Cloud Services
1 7 (14.58%) Amazon AWS
2 6 (12.50%) Power Platform
3 4 (8.33%) Microsoft Azure
3 4 (8.33%) Serverless
4 2 (4.17%) Amazon EC2
4 2 (4.17%) Amazon S3
4 2 (4.17%) AWS CloudFormation
4 2 (4.17%) AWS Lambda
4 2 (4.17%) Cloud Computing
4 2 (4.17%) CloudFront
4 2 (4.17%) OpenShift
4 2 (4.17%) Virtual Private Cloud
5 1 (2.08%) Azure Data Factory
5 1 (2.08%) GitHub
5 1 (2.08%) iPaaS
5 1 (2.08%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (10.42%) Firewall
2 4 (8.33%) Cisco ASA
2 4 (8.33%) LAN
3 1 (2.08%) HTTP
3 1 (2.08%) HTTPS
3 1 (2.08%) iSCSI
3 1 (2.08%) NAS
3 1 (2.08%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (37.50%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 9 (18.75%) SQL Server 2014
3 7 (14.58%) Data Warehouse
3 7 (14.58%) SQL Server 2016
4 6 (12.50%) Microsoft Analysis Services
4 6 (12.50%) Power BI
4 6 (12.50%) SQL Server 2008
4 6 (12.50%) SQL Server 2012
4 6 (12.50%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 6 (12.50%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 4 (8.33%) MS Access
5 4 (8.33%) PostgreSQL
6 2 (4.17%) Big Data
6 2 (4.17%) Data Lake
6 2 (4.17%) Data Mart
6 2 (4.17%) MySQL
6 2 (4.17%) Relational Database
7 1 (2.08%) DB2
7 1 (2.08%) Hadoop
7 1 (2.08%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 9 (18.75%) Team Foundation Server
2 7 (14.58%) Git (software)
3 4 (8.33%) Toad
4 2 (4.17%) GoCD
4 2 (4.17%) Jenkins
4 2 (4.17%) Vagrant
5 1 (2.08%) GitLab
5 1 (2.08%) JIRA
5 1 (2.08%) ProC
5 1 (2.08%) Subversion
General
1 2 (4.17%) Finance
1 2 (4.17%) Manufacturing
2 1 (2.08%) Back Office
2 1 (2.08%) Banking
Job Titles
1 17 (35.42%) Developer
2 11 (22.92%) DBA
2 11 (22.92%) SQL DBA
3 9 (18.75%) Analyst
4 8 (16.67%) Administrator
5 7 (14.58%) CRM Developer
5 7 (14.58%) Dynamics CRM Developer
5 7 (14.58%) Systems Support
6 6 (12.50%) SQL Server DBA
6 6 (12.50%) Systems Analyst
7 4 (8.33%) Applications Support
7 4 (8.33%) Applications Support Analyst
7 4 (8.33%) Support Analyst
7 4 (8.33%) Support Engineer
7 4 (8.33%) Systems Engineer
7 4 (8.33%) Systems Support Engineer
8 3 (6.25%) Systems Support Analyst
9 2 (4.17%) .NET Developer
9 2 (4.17%) ETL Developer
9 2 (4.17%) SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (22.92%) .NET
2 5 (10.42%) XML
3 4 (8.33%) XML Schema
4 2 (4.17%) Elastic Stack
4 2 (4.17%) Middleware
4 2 (4.17%) RabbitMQ
4 2 (4.17%) Sensu
4 2 (4.17%) WPF
5 1 (2.08%) .NET Framework
5 1 (2.08%) AngularJS
5 1 (2.08%) CSS
5 1 (2.08%) Hibernate
5 1 (2.08%) HTML
5 1 (2.08%) J2EE
5 1 (2.08%) Java EE
5 1 (2.08%) jQuery
5 1 (2.08%) JSP
5 1 (2.08%) Spring
5 1 (2.08%) Vue.js
Miscellaneous
1 6 (12.50%) Replication
2 2 (4.17%) Clustering
3 1 (2.08%) Algorithms
3 1 (2.08%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (2.08%) Greenfield Project
3 1 (2.08%) Hybrid Cloud
3 1 (2.08%) Mainframe
3 1 (2.08%) Public Cloud
3 1 (2.08%) Reinsurance
Operating Systems
1 14 (29.17%) Windows
2 4 (8.33%) Linux
3 3 (6.25%) Windows Server
4 2 (4.17%) CentOS
4 2 (4.17%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (2.08%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (20.83%) ETL
2 8 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (16.67%) Migration
2 8 (16.67%) Performance Tuning
3 7 (14.58%) CRM
4 6 (12.50%) Business Intelligence
4 6 (12.50%) High Availability
5 4 (8.33%) Data Migration
5 4 (8.33%) Prototyping
5 4 (8.33%) Unit Testing
6 3 (6.25%) Change Management
6 3 (6.25%) DevOps
6 3 (6.25%) Performance Management
7 2 (4.17%) Continuous Integration
7 2 (4.17%) Data Analysis
7 2 (4.17%) Data Modelling
7 2 (4.17%) Disaster Recovery
7 2 (4.17%) MVC
7 2 (4.17%) MVVM
7 2 (4.17%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 32 (66.67%) SQL
2 13 (27.08%) T-SQL
3 12 (25.00%) PowerShell
4 10 (20.83%) C#
5 9 (18.75%) JavaScript
6 4 (8.33%) Bash Shell
6 4 (8.33%) Perl
6 4 (8.33%) PL/SQL
6 4 (8.33%) VBA
7 2 (4.17%) Python
8 1 (2.08%) COBOL
8 1 (2.08%) Java
8 1 (2.08%) JCL
Qualifications
1 6 (12.50%) MCITP
1 6 (12.50%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (2.08%) DBS Check
2 1 (2.08%) DV Cleared
2 1 (2.08%) SC Cleared
2 1 (2.08%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (4.17%) SLA
2 1 (2.08%) Data Quality
System Software
1 4 (8.33%) Docker
1 4 (8.33%) Hyper-V
2 3 (6.25%) Active Directory
3 2 (4.17%) VMware ESXi
3 2 (4.17%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 6 (12.50%) Microsoft Clustering
2 4 (8.33%) Failover Clustering
3 2 (4.17%) Ansible
3 2 (4.17%) Consul
3 2 (4.17%) Grafana
3 2 (4.17%) HAProxy
3 2 (4.17%) Kubernetes
3 2 (4.17%) Packer
3 2 (4.17%) Puppet
3 2 (4.17%) Rundeck
3 2 (4.17%) Terraform
3 2 (4.17%) ZABBIX
4 1 (2.08%) HP Operations Orchestration
4 1 (2.08%) Nagios
4 1 (2.08%) Opsview
Vendors
1 20 (41.67%) Microsoft
2 11 (22.92%) Oracle
3 4 (8.33%) Cisco
3 4 (8.33%) Sage
4 2 (4.17%) Red Hat
4 2 (4.17%) RedGate
4 2 (4.17%) VMware
5 1 (2.08%) AppDynamics
5 1 (2.08%) Guidewire
5 1 (2.08%) HP
5 1 (2.08%) Micro Focus