The table below looks at the statistics for SQL skills in IT contracts advertised for the Newcastle upon Tyne region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SQL over the 3 months to 20 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
20 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Structured Query Language (SQL)
Rank 4 9 14
Rank change year-on-year
+5 +5
Contract jobs citing SQL 74 17 26
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Newcastle upon Tyne 19.53% 9.83% 8.31%
As % of the Programming Languages category 40.22% 43.59% 27.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 49 15 17
Average daily rate
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£332 £325 £260
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.04% +25.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £242 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £358 £419
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.84% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Average hourly rate - - £16.64
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £25.88 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-3.38% +3.50%
SQL
Tyne and Wear

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Programming Languages category in contract jobs advertised in the Newcastle upon Tyne region.

Programming Languages Category
Newcastle upon Tyne
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
184 39 95
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Newcastle upon Tyne 48.55% 22.54% 30.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 130 24 60
Average daily rate £360 £325 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.76% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £250 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £395 £420
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 2
Average hourly rate £32.50 - £16.64
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £34.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+2.94% -2.85%

SQL
Jobs Demand Trend in Newcastle upon Tyne

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing SQL across the Newcastle upon Tyne region as a proportion of the total demand within the Programming Languages category.

SQL Jobs Demand Trend in Newcastle upon Tyne

SQL
Daily Rate Trend in Newcastle upon Tyne

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing SQL across the Newcastle upon Tyne region.

SQL Daily Rate Trend in Newcastle upon Tyne

SQL
Daily Rate Histogram in Newcastle upon Tyne

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing SQL across the Newcastle upon Tyne region over the 3 months to 20 August 2014.

SQL Daily Rate Histogram in Newcastle upon Tyne

SQL
Hourly Rate Trend in Newcastle upon Tyne

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing SQL across the Newcastle upon Tyne region.

SQL Hourly Rate Trend in Newcastle upon Tyne

SQL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Newcastle upon Tyne

For the 6 months to 20 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Newcastle upon Tyne region citing SQL also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited SQL.

1 80 (51.95%) Oracle
2 59 (38.31%) UNIX
3 52 (33.77%) PL/SQL
4 51 (33.12%) Security Cleared
5 43 (27.92%) Windows
6 41 (26.62%) Oracle Database
7 40 (25.97%) Linux
8 37 (24.03%) Business Intelligence
9 36 (23.38%) SC Cleared
10 31 (20.13%) SQL Server
11 30 (19.48%) Oracle Database 11g
12 26 (16.88%) Data Modelling
13 25 (16.23%) Microsoft
14 24 (15.58%) C#
14 24 (15.58%) WebLogic
15 23 (14.94%) .NET
15 23 (14.94%) Dimensional Modelling
16 22 (14.29%) Java
16 22 (14.29%) Configuration Management
17 20 (12.99%) HP
17 20 (12.99%) SAS
18 19 (12.34%) Web Services
18 19 (12.34%) ITIL
18 19 (12.34%) Red Hat
18 19 (12.34%) Workflow
19 17 (11.04%) Firewall
19 17 (11.04%) XML
19 17 (11.04%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
20 16 (10.39%) Informatica
20 16 (10.39%) DNS

SQL
Top Related IT Skills in Newcastle upon Tyne by Category

For the 6 months to 20 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Newcastle upon Tyne region citing SQL also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited SQL. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 24 (15.58%) WebLogic
2 20 (12.99%) SAS
3 15 (9.74%) WebSphere
4 13 (8.44%) Oracle Workflow
5 6 (3.90%) SharePoint
6 4 (2.60%) Oracle Application Server
7 3 (1.95%) FileNet
7 3 (1.95%) Documentum
7 3 (1.95%) Apache
8 2 (1.30%) Oracle 10gAS
8 2 (1.30%) WebSphere Application Server
9 1 (0.65%) SharePoint 2010
9 1 (0.65%) Oracle UPK
9 1 (0.65%) Tomcat
Applications
1 10 (6.49%) MS Excel
2 6 (3.90%) MS Office
3 1 (0.65%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 15 (9.74%) Oracle EBS
2 13 (8.44%) Oracle Applications
3 12 (7.79%) Oracle EBS R12
4 9 (5.84%) Oracle Payables
5 7 (4.55%) Oracle Receivables
5 7 (4.55%) Oracle General Ledger
6 4 (2.60%) Dynamics CRM
6 4 (2.60%) Oracle Payroll
7 3 (1.95%) Oracle Internet Expenses
8 2 (1.30%) Oracle Cash Management
8 2 (1.30%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
8 2 (1.30%) Oracle iRecruitment
8 2 (1.30%) Oracle CRM
8 2 (1.30%) Dynamics AX
8 2 (1.30%) Oracle iProcurement
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.65%) Taleo
1 1 (0.65%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 17 (11.04%) Firewall
2 16 (10.39%) DNS
3 14 (9.09%) LDAP
4 8 (5.19%) DHCP
4 8 (5.19%) SSH
4 8 (5.19%) OpenLDAP
5 5 (3.25%) VPN
5 5 (3.25%) LAN
5 5 (3.25%) WAN
5 5 (3.25%) SAN
6 3 (1.95%) SSL
7 1 (0.65%) Extranet
7 1 (0.65%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 41 (26.62%) Oracle Database
2 31 (20.13%) SQL Server
3 30 (19.48%) Oracle Database 11g
4 15 (9.74%) Oracle Reports
4 15 (9.74%) Base SAS
4 15 (9.74%) SQL Server 2008
5 14 (9.09%) SQL Server 2005
6 13 (8.44%) Data Warehouse
7 11 (7.14%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 8 (5.19%) SQL Server 2000
9 7 (4.55%) Business Intelligence Development Studio
10 6 (3.90%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 6 (3.90%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 5 (3.25%) Oracle BI EE
12 4 (2.60%) Oracle BI Publisher
12 4 (2.60%) Oracle Database 10g
12 4 (2.60%) Microsoft Analysis Services
12 4 (2.60%) Oracle Discoverer
13 2 (1.30%) RDBMS
13 2 (1.30%) Oracle OWB
Development Applications
1 10 (6.49%) Oracle Forms
2 8 (5.19%) LoadRunner
3 7 (4.55%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
4 5 (3.25%) ERwin
4 5 (3.25%) PVCS
5 4 (2.60%) JMeter
6 3 (1.95%) Rational Rhapsody
7 2 (1.30%) Team Foundation Server
8 1 (0.65%) Jenkins
8 1 (0.65%) Maven
8 1 (0.65%) JIRA
8 1 (0.65%) JUnit
8 1 (0.65%) Toad
General
1 14 (9.09%) Finance
2 7 (4.55%) General Ledger
3 3 (1.95%) Pharmaceutical
4 1 (0.65%) Front Office
4 1 (0.65%) Back Office
4 1 (0.65%) Telecoms
4 1 (0.65%) Legal
4 1 (0.65%) Manufacturing
4 1 (0.65%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 43 (27.92%) Developer
2 32 (20.78%) Analyst
3 19 (12.34%) Applications Support
4 14 (9.09%) Support Analyst
5 12 (7.79%) SAS Developer
6 11 (7.14%) UNIX Engineer
7 10 (6.49%) Applications Support Analyst
7 10 (6.49%) DBA
8 9 (5.84%) Consultant
9 7 (4.55%) Server Support
9 7 (4.55%) Tester
9 7 (4.55%) Support Specialist
9 7 (4.55%) SQL DBA
10 6 (3.90%) SAS Analyst
10 6 (3.90%) Data Modeller
10 6 (3.90%) Test Analyst
10 6 (3.90%) UNIX Support
11 5 (3.25%) Oracle Analyst
11 5 (3.25%) Performance Test Analyst
11 5 (3.25%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (14.94%) .NET
2 19 (12.34%) Web Services
3 17 (11.04%) XML
4 10 (6.49%) ASP.NET
5 9 (5.84%) HTML
6 6 (3.90%) CSS
6 6 (3.90%) WCF
7 5 (3.25%) WF
7 5 (3.25%) HTML5
7 5 (3.25%) AppFabric
7 5 (3.25%) Middleware
8 4 (2.60%) Spring
8 4 (2.60%) J2EE
8 4 (2.60%) jQuery
8 4 (2.60%) MDX
9 3 (1.95%) CSS3
10 2 (1.30%) Backbone.js
10 2 (1.30%) REST
10 2 (1.30%) Twitter Bootstrap
10 2 (1.30%) Spring MVC
Miscellaneous
1 12 (7.79%) Clustering
2 7 (4.55%) Replication
3 6 (3.90%) N-Tier
4 5 (3.25%) NHS
4 5 (3.25%) Thin Client
4 5 (3.25%) Fat Client
4 5 (3.25%) Open Source
5 4 (2.60%) Statistics
6 2 (1.30%) Computer Science
6 2 (1.30%) Visualisation
7 1 (0.65%) Data Conversion
7 1 (0.65%) Mainframe
7 1 (0.65%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 59 (38.31%) UNIX
2 43 (27.92%) Windows
3 40 (25.97%) Linux
4 17 (11.04%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 10 (6.49%) AIX
6 9 (5.84%) Windows XP
7 8 (5.19%) HPUX
8 5 (3.25%) Solaris
9 3 (1.95%) Windows Server 2003
10 2 (1.30%) Android
10 2 (1.30%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 37 (24.03%) Business Intelligence
2 26 (16.88%) Data Modelling
3 23 (14.94%) Dimensional Modelling
4 22 (14.29%) Configuration Management
5 19 (12.34%) ITIL
5 19 (12.34%) Workflow
6 16 (10.39%) Data Management
7 13 (8.44%) Migration
8 12 (7.79%) Data Security
8 12 (7.79%) Problem Management
9 11 (7.14%) Performance Tuning
10 10 (6.49%) Regression Testing
10 10 (6.49%) Disaster Recovery
11 9 (5.84%) ETL
11 9 (5.84%) CRM
11 9 (5.84%) Performance Testing
12 8 (5.19%) Continuous Improvement
13 7 (4.55%) Service Management
13 7 (4.55%) Service Delivery
14 6 (3.90%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 52 (33.77%) PL/SQL
2 24 (15.58%) C#
3 22 (14.29%) Java
4 15 (9.74%) Perl
5 10 (6.49%) JavaScript
6 8 (5.19%) Shell Script
6 8 (5.19%) Korn
7 7 (4.55%) VB
7 7 (4.55%) VBA
8 6 (3.90%) VB.NET
8 6 (3.90%) C++
8 6 (3.90%) VBScript
9 4 (2.60%) PowerShell
10 3 (1.95%) MUMPS
11 2 (1.30%) C
11 2 (1.30%) T-SQL
12 1 (0.65%) COBOL
12 1 (0.65%) Scala
12 1 (0.65%) JCL
Qualifications
1 51 (33.12%) Security Cleared
2 36 (23.38%) SC Cleared
3 8 (5.19%) DV Cleared
4 7 (4.55%) ITIL Certification
5 4 (2.60%) MCDBA
5 4 (2.60%) MCT
5 4 (2.60%) ISEB
5 4 (2.60%) Microsoft Certification
6 2 (1.30%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
7 1 (0.65%) ISTQB
7 1 (0.65%) Degree
7 1 (0.65%) BC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (7.79%) SLA
2 9 (5.84%) QA
3 3 (1.95%) HL7
3 3 (1.95%) ISO 9000
System Software
1 12 (7.79%) Active Directory
2 8 (5.19%) NFS
3 7 (4.55%) VMware Infrastructure
4 5 (3.25%) VMware ESX
4 5 (3.25%) Oracle RAC
5 4 (2.60%) KVM
5 4 (2.60%) RHEV
Systems Management
1 4 (2.60%) OpenView
2 3 (1.95%) Tivoli
3 2 (1.30%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
4 1 (0.65%) CA SiteMinder
4 1 (0.65%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 80 (51.95%) Oracle
2 25 (16.23%) Microsoft
3 20 (12.99%) HP
4 19 (12.34%) Red Hat
5 16 (10.39%) Informatica
6 13 (8.44%) JBoss
7 11 (7.14%) VMware
8 6 (3.90%) Business Objects
8 6 (3.90%) Sun
8 6 (3.90%) Siebel
9 5 (3.25%) IBM
9 5 (3.25%) Veritas
9 5 (3.25%) Citrix
10 3 (1.95%) CA
10 3 (1.95%) SAP
10 3 (1.95%) InterSystems
11 2 (1.30%) Axway
11 2 (1.30%) Apple
12 1 (0.65%) TIBCO
12 1 (0.65%) Cognos
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