Period
to 22 November 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 22 November 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
22 Nov 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 44 34 54
Rank change year-on-year -10 +20 -36
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 29 61 42
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Tyne and Wear 3.89% 6.66% 4.55%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 23.39% 30.05% 22.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 47 25
Tyne and Wear median daily rate £415 £365 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +13.70% -5.81% +17.42%
10th Percentile £323 £274 £268
90th Percentile £501 £474 £488
North East median daily rate £400 £375 £340
% change year-on-year +6.67% +10.29% +3.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 0 0
Tyne and Wear median hourly rate £52.00 - -
North East median hourly rate £52.00 - -

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 124 203 183
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Tyne and Wear 16.62% 22.16% 19.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 89 156 125
Tyne and Wear median daily rate £450 £404 £404
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +11.52% -0.12% +13.80%
10th Percentile £363 £284 £275
90th Percentile £536 £594 £556
North East median daily rate £450 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +12.50% - +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 1 3
Tyne and Wear median hourly rate £52.00 £47.50 £18.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +9.47% +156.76% -33.93%
10th Percentile £16.75 £46.25 £11.65
90th Percentile £57.30 £48.75 £22.15
North East median hourly rate £52.00 £47.50 £18.50
% change year-on-year +9.47% +156.76% -32.73%

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 22 November 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
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in Tyne and Wear

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing SQL Server in Tyne and Wear over the 6 months to 22 November 2019.

Contractor hourly rate histogram 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 22 November 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
Newcastle upon Tyne -6 29 £415 +10.67% 18
South Tyneside - 1 - -
SQL Server
North East

For the 6 months to 22 November 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 19 (65.52%) SQL
2 11 (37.93%) PowerShell
3 9 (31.03%) Java
4 8 (27.59%) Migration
4 8 (27.59%) Agile Software Development
4 8 (27.59%) Azure
5 7 (24.14%) Security Cleared
5 7 (24.14%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 6 (20.69%) Finance
6 6 (20.69%) Business Intelligence
6 6 (20.69%) SC Cleared
7 5 (17.24%) Test Automation
7 5 (17.24%) Maven
7 5 (17.24%) AWS
7 5 (17.24%) Puppet
7 5 (17.24%) High Availability
7 5 (17.24%) Enterprise Software
7 5 (17.24%) Opscode Chef
7 5 (17.24%) OpenShift
7 5 (17.24%) Python
7 5 (17.24%) JavaScript
7 5 (17.24%) T-SQL
7 5 (17.24%) .NET
7 5 (17.24%) Oracle
7 5 (17.24%) C#
7 5 (17.24%) Ansible
7 5 (17.24%) Docker
7 5 (17.24%) DevOps
7 5 (17.24%) Microservices
7 5 (17.24%) Kubernetes

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 4 (13.79%) Jetty
1 4 (13.79%) Tomcat
2 1 (3.45%) Elasticsearch
2 1 (3.45%) nginx
2 1 (3.45%) SharePoint
Applications
1 3 (10.34%) Microsoft Excel
2 2 (6.90%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 2 (6.90%) Dynamics GP
Cloud Services
1 8 (27.59%) Azure
2 5 (17.24%) AWS
2 5 (17.24%) OpenShift
3 4 (13.79%) BrowserStack
3 4 (13.79%) Datadog
3 4 (13.79%) Power Platform
4 1 (3.45%) Google Analytics
4 1 (3.45%) Serverless
4 1 (3.45%) Trello
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (24.14%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 4 (13.79%) MongoDB
2 4 (13.79%) MySQL
2 4 (13.79%) PostgreSQL
2 4 (13.79%) Power BI
2 4 (13.79%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 3 (10.34%) Data Warehouse
4 2 (6.90%) Relational Database
5 1 (3.45%) Big Data
5 1 (3.45%) BusinessObjects
5 1 (3.45%) Microsoft Analysis Services
5 1 (3.45%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (3.45%) SQL Server 2012
5 1 (3.45%) SQL Server 2014
5 1 (3.45%) SQL Server 2016
5 1 (3.45%) SQL Server 2019
5 1 (3.45%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 1 (3.45%) SSDT
Development Applications
1 5 (17.24%) Maven
2 4 (13.79%) Cucumber
2 4 (13.79%) Gradle
2 4 (13.79%) JMeter
2 4 (13.79%) JUnit
2 4 (13.79%) Mockito
2 4 (13.79%) Selenium
3 2 (6.90%) Visual Studio
4 1 (3.45%) Git (software)
4 1 (3.45%) Jenkins
4 1 (3.45%) JIRA
4 1 (3.45%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 6 (20.69%) Finance
2 2 (6.90%) Legal
3 1 (3.45%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 7 (24.14%) Developer
2 4 (13.79%) .NET Developer
2 4 (13.79%) DevOps Engineer
3 2 (6.90%) Administrator
3 2 (6.90%) C# Developer
3 2 (6.90%) Consultant
3 2 (6.90%) DBA
3 2 (6.90%) SQL DBA
3 2 (6.90%) SQL Developer
3 2 (6.90%) Test Automation Consultant
3 2 (6.90%) Test Consultant
3 2 (6.90%) Tester
4 1 (3.45%) Analyst
4 1 (3.45%) Architect
4 1 (3.45%) Automation Tester
4 1 (3.45%) Data Visualisation Specialist
4 1 (3.45%) IT Manager
4 1 (3.45%) Senior C# .NET Developer
4 1 (3.45%) Systems Administrator
4 1 (3.45%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (17.24%) .NET
2 4 (13.79%) AngularJS
2 4 (13.79%) Dropwizard
2 4 (13.79%) Spring Boot
2 4 (13.79%) Spring MVC
3 3 (10.34%) ASP.NET
3 3 (10.34%) jQuery
4 2 (6.90%) .NET Core
4 2 (6.90%) ASP.NET Web API
4 2 (6.90%) CSS
4 2 (6.90%) HTML
4 2 (6.90%) RESTful
4 2 (6.90%) Web Services
5 1 (3.45%) ADSI
5 1 (3.45%) ASP.NET Web Forms
5 1 (3.45%) HTML5
5 1 (3.45%) JSON
5 1 (3.45%) LDAP
5 1 (3.45%) React
5 1 (3.45%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 5 (17.24%) Enterprise Software
2 3 (10.34%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (10.34%) Data Centre
2 3 (10.34%) Private Cloud
2 3 (10.34%) Public Cloud
3 2 (6.90%) Management Information System
3 2 (6.90%) Self-Motivation
4 1 (3.45%) Clustering
4 1 (3.45%) Greenfield Project
4 1 (3.45%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 1 (3.45%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (27.59%) Agile Software Development
1 8 (27.59%) Migration
2 6 (20.69%) Business Intelligence
3 5 (17.24%) DevOps
3 5 (17.24%) High Availability
3 5 (17.24%) Microservices
3 5 (17.24%) Test Automation
4 4 (13.79%) Analytics
4 4 (13.79%) Open Source
4 4 (13.79%) Performance Testing
4 4 (13.79%) Problem-Solving
5 3 (10.34%) Coaching
5 3 (10.34%) ETL
5 3 (10.34%) Mentoring
5 3 (10.34%) Technical Leadership
6 2 (6.90%) Contract Management
6 2 (6.90%) Disaster Recovery
6 2 (6.90%) Line Management
6 2 (6.90%) Smoke Testing
6 2 (6.90%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 19 (65.52%) SQL
2 11 (37.93%) PowerShell
3 9 (31.03%) Java
4 5 (17.24%) C#
4 5 (17.24%) JavaScript
4 5 (17.24%) Python
4 5 (17.24%) T-SQL
5 4 (13.79%) Bash Shell
5 4 (13.79%) C
5 4 (13.79%) C++
5 4 (13.79%) Perl
5 4 (13.79%) Ruby
6 1 (3.45%) PL/SQL
6 1 (3.45%) Shell Script
6 1 (3.45%) TypeScript
6 1 (3.45%) XPath
Qualifications
1 7 (24.14%) Security Cleared
2 6 (20.69%) SC Cleared
3 1 (3.45%) BPSS Clearance
3 1 (3.45%) MCSE
3 1 (3.45%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 5 (17.24%) Docker
2 1 (3.45%) Active Directory
2 1 (3.45%) Active Directory Lightweight Directory Services
Systems Management
1 5 (17.24%) Ansible
1 5 (17.24%) Kubernetes
1 5 (17.24%) Opscode Chef
1 5 (17.24%) Puppet
2 4 (13.79%) Nagios
3 1 (3.45%) Forefront Identity Manager
3 1 (3.45%) HAProxy
3 1 (3.45%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 5 (17.24%) Oracle
2 4 (13.79%) Microsoft
2 4 (13.79%) New Relic
2 4 (13.79%) Splunk
3 1 (3.45%) Google