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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SQL over the 3 months to 25 August 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
25 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Structured Query Language (SQL)
Rank 11 11 5
Rank change year-on-year
0 -6
Contract jobs citing SQL 192 89 74
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Newcastle upon Tyne 18.68% 12.16% 19.17%
As % of the Programming Languages category 50.13% 35.46% 39.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 135 48 49
Median daily rate £320 £360 £332
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-11.11% +8.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £221 £263 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £525 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
- +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 6 0
Median hourly rate £28.00 £37.50 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-25.33% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.00 £28.13 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-0.44% +12.50%
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
383 251 186
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Newcastle upon Tyne 37.26% 34.29% 48.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 254 159 130
Median daily rate £330 £450 £360
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-26.66% +25.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £300 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £575 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £365 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.73% +4.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 22 7 4
Median hourly rate £32.50 £37.50 £23.88
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-13.33% +57.06%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £28.00 £37.00 £15.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £36.00 £45.00 £71.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £39.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +11.42%

SQL
Jobs Demand Trend in Newcastle upon Tyne

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Newcastle upon Tyne region citing SQL as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 25 August 2016.

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 25 August 2016, IT contractor jobs citing SQL also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Newcastle upon Tyne region with a requirement for SQL.

1 186 (50.13%) Windows
2 172 (46.36%) Oracle
3 169 (45.55%) Security Cleared
4 151 (40.70%) SQL Server
5 148 (39.89%) Unix
6 143 (38.54%) SC Cleared
7 139 (37.47%) HP
8 117 (31.54%) Microsoft
9 115 (31.00%) Windows Server
10 110 (29.65%) Active Directory
10 110 (29.65%) Linux
11 102 (27.49%) ITIL
12 95 (25.61%) DNS
13 93 (25.07%) VB
14 87 (23.45%) Shell Script
15 79 (21.29%) Perl
16 75 (20.22%) PowerShell
17 71 (19.14%) Microsoft Certification
18 70 (18.87%) PL/SQL
19 68 (18.33%) Citrix
20 66 (17.79%) DHCP
20 66 (17.79%) TCP/IP
20 66 (17.79%) MS Excel
20 66 (17.79%) VMware
21 65 (17.52%) CA
22 62 (16.71%) BPSS Clearance
23 59 (15.90%) Tivoli
24 57 (15.36%) T-SQL
25 53 (14.29%) ServiceNow
26 52 (14.02%) HP SiteScope

SQL
Top Related 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 32 (8.63%) IIS
2 24 (6.47%) SharePoint
3 23 (6.20%) Oracle Workflow
4 22 (5.93%) Apache
4 22 (5.93%) WebLogic
5 21 (5.66%) MS Exchange
6 20 (5.39%) IBM Notes
7 17 (4.58%) OpenStack
8 16 (4.31%) Exchange Server 2010
8 16 (4.31%) Exchange Server 2013
9 14 (3.77%) JBoss
10 11 (2.96%) SAS
11 6 (1.62%) WebSphere
11 6 (1.62%) WebSphere Application Server
12 5 (1.35%) Exchange Server 2003
13 4 (1.08%) CMS
13 4 (1.08%) Skype for Business
13 4 (1.08%) Tuxedo
14 3 (0.81%) Confluence
14 3 (0.81%) FileNet
Applications
1 66 (17.79%) MS Excel
2 23 (6.20%) MS Office
3 3 (0.81%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 23 (6.20%) Oracle EBS
2 21 (5.66%) Oracle EBS R12
3 17 (4.58%) Oracle Applications
3 17 (4.58%) Oracle General Ledger
3 17 (4.58%) Oracle Payables
4 16 (4.31%) Oracle Receivables
5 7 (1.89%) Oracle 11i
6 6 (1.62%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
7 2 (0.54%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 16 (4.31%) Office 365
2 4 (1.08%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (1.08%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (0.81%) OpenShift
4 2 (0.54%) DigitalOcean
4 2 (0.54%) GitHub
4 2 (0.54%) Google Analytics
4 2 (0.54%) Linode
Communications & Networking
1 95 (25.61%) DNS
2 66 (17.79%) DHCP
2 66 (17.79%) TCP/IP
3 43 (11.59%) SAN
4 40 (10.78%) Firewall
5 15 (4.04%) SSL
6 14 (3.77%) LDAP
7 12 (3.23%) SSH
8 8 (2.16%) OpenLDAP
9 6 (1.62%) Intrusion Detection
9 6 (1.62%) Network Security
10 3 (0.81%) 3G
10 3 (0.81%) Wi-Fi
11 2 (0.54%) Internet
11 2 (0.54%) Skype
11 2 (0.54%) VoIP
12 1 (0.27%) Ethernet
12 1 (0.27%) Fibre Channel
12 1 (0.27%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 151 (40.70%) SQL Server
2 45 (12.13%) DB2
3 30 (8.09%) SQL Server 2008
4 25 (6.74%) SQL Server 2012
5 23 (6.20%) Oracle Database
5 23 (6.20%) Oracle Reports
5 23 (6.20%) SQL Server 2005
6 22 (5.93%) Oracle BI Publisher
6 22 (5.93%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 20 (5.39%) BusinessObjects
8 19 (5.12%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 18 (4.85%) Data Warehouse
10 12 (3.23%) Oracle Database 11g
11 10 (2.70%) Relational Database
12 9 (2.43%) PostgreSQL
13 8 (2.16%) Business Intelligence Development Studio
13 8 (2.16%) Hadoop
13 8 (2.16%) SQL Server 2000
14 7 (1.89%) MongoDB
15 6 (1.62%) HBase
Development Applications
1 41 (11.05%) MSI
2 17 (4.58%) ERwin
3 16 (4.31%) GCC
3 16 (4.31%) GDB
3 16 (4.31%) Visual Studio
4 15 (4.04%) Oracle Forms
5 14 (3.77%) Team Foundation Server
6 12 (3.23%) HP UFT
7 11 (2.96%) ProC
8 8 (2.16%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
9 7 (1.89%) LoadRunner
10 6 (1.62%) Facilita Forecast
10 6 (1.62%) Git (software)
10 6 (1.62%) Sahi
10 6 (1.62%) Selenium
10 6 (1.62%) WATIR
11 5 (1.35%) Cucumber
12 3 (0.81%) JIRA
13 2 (0.54%) GitLab
13 2 (0.54%) Vagrant
General
1 35 (9.43%) Finance
2 17 (4.58%) General Ledger
3 11 (2.96%) Manufacturing
4 5 (1.35%) Advertising
5 3 (0.81%) Marketing
6 2 (0.54%) Retail
7 1 (0.27%) Legal
7 1 (0.27%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 85 (22.91%) Developer
2 31 (8.36%) Support Engineer
3 26 (7.01%) Oracle Developer
4 19 (5.12%) Analyst
4 19 (5.12%) SQL Developer
5 18 (4.85%) DBA
6 17 (4.58%) SQL DBA
7 15 (4.04%) E-Business Developer
8 13 (3.50%) C++ Developer
9 11 (2.96%) Applications Developer
9 11 (2.96%) Tester
9 11 (2.96%) Wintel Support
10 10 (2.70%) Oracle Financials Developer
11 9 (2.43%) Consultant
11 9 (2.43%) Lead Developer
11 9 (2.43%) Office 365 Engineer
11 9 (2.43%) Server Support
12 8 (2.16%) .NET Developer
12 8 (2.16%) Infrastructure Engineer
12 8 (2.16%) SharePoint Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 43 (11.59%) XML
2 29 (7.82%) .NET
3 22 (5.93%) Middleware
4 13 (3.50%) Web Services
5 10 (2.70%) ASP.NET
6 8 (2.16%) HTML
6 8 (2.16%) JSON
7 7 (1.89%) .NET Framework
8 6 (1.62%) Software Packaging
8 6 (1.62%) WebSphere MQ
9 5 (1.35%) jQuery
10 4 (1.08%) ASP.NET Web API
10 4 (1.08%) Classic ASP
10 4 (1.08%) CSS
10 4 (1.08%) Entity Framework
10 4 (1.08%) Regular Expression
11 3 (0.81%) J2EE
11 3 (0.81%) MDX
12 2 (0.54%) Ruby on Rails
12 2 (0.54%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 44 (11.86%) Clustering
2 25 (6.74%) Analytical Skills
2 25 (6.74%) Computer Science
3 23 (6.20%) Management Information System
4 13 (3.50%) Replication
5 12 (3.23%) Mainframe
6 11 (2.96%) Client/Server
7 9 (2.43%) CMDB
7 9 (2.43%) Visualisation
8 7 (1.89%) Data Structures
8 7 (1.89%) IBM Mainframe
9 6 (1.62%) DataPower
10 5 (1.35%) Performance Metrics
11 4 (1.08%) Data Centre
11 4 (1.08%) Data Integration
12 3 (0.81%) Enterprise Storage
12 3 (0.81%) Fat Client
12 3 (0.81%) N-Tier
12 3 (0.81%) Private Cloud
12 3 (0.81%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 186 (50.13%) Windows
2 148 (39.89%) Unix
3 115 (31.00%) Windows Server
4 110 (29.65%) Linux
5 29 (7.82%) Solaris
6 25 (6.74%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 25 (6.74%) Windows Server 2008
7 23 (6.20%) Windows 7
8 21 (5.66%) AIX
9 20 (5.39%) Windows Server 2003
10 18 (4.85%) Windows XP
11 16 (4.31%) Windows Server 2012
12 7 (1.89%) HPUX
12 7 (1.89%) zOS
13 4 (1.08%) Android
13 4 (1.08%) Apple iOS
14 2 (0.54%) CentOS
14 2 (0.54%) Windows Phone
14 2 (0.54%) Windows Phone 8
15 1 (0.27%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 102 (27.49%) ITIL
2 49 (13.21%) Incident Management
3 48 (12.94%) Mentoring
4 43 (11.59%) Configuration Management
5 37 (9.97%) Business Intelligence
6 33 (8.89%) Agile Software Development
7 32 (8.63%) High Availability
7 32 (8.63%) Migration
8 28 (7.55%) Problem Management
8 28 (7.55%) Software Delivery
9 27 (7.28%) Server Monitoring
10 25 (6.74%) Data Modelling
11 24 (6.47%) Change Management
11 24 (6.47%) ETL
11 24 (6.47%) Root Cause Analysis
12 23 (6.20%) Performance Tuning
12 23 (6.20%) Workflow
13 21 (5.66%) Application Packaging
13 21 (5.66%) DevOps
13 21 (5.66%) Regression Testing
Programming Languages
1 93 (25.07%) VB
2 87 (23.45%) Shell Script
3 79 (21.29%) Perl
4 75 (20.22%) PowerShell
5 70 (18.87%) PL/SQL
6 57 (15.36%) T-SQL
7 51 (13.75%) Java
8 45 (12.13%) VBScript
9 36 (9.70%) C#
10 33 (8.89%) C
11 25 (6.74%) C++
12 15 (4.04%) JavaScript
13 13 (3.50%) Korn
14 8 (2.16%) Ruby
15 7 (1.89%) Python
16 5 (1.35%) PHP
17 4 (1.08%) Bourne shell
18 3 (0.81%) VB.NET
18 3 (0.81%) VBA
19 2 (0.54%) Jython
Qualifications
1 169 (45.55%) Security Cleared
2 143 (38.54%) SC Cleared
3 71 (19.14%) Microsoft Certification
4 62 (16.71%) BPSS Clearance
5 34 (9.16%) Degree
6 24 (6.47%) AAT
7 23 (6.20%) MCSE
8 13 (3.50%) MCTS
9 10 (2.70%) ISTQB
10 9 (2.43%) MCSD
11 8 (2.16%) MCITP
11 8 (2.16%) MCP
11 8 (2.16%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
12 7 (1.89%) ISEB
13 6 (1.62%) MCDBA
13 6 (1.62%) MCSA
14 4 (1.08%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
15 3 (0.81%) ITIL Certification
15 3 (0.81%) SAS Certification
16 2 (0.54%) Citrix Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 40 (10.78%) SLA
2 23 (6.20%) Disclosure Scotland
3 22 (5.93%) QA
4 6 (1.62%) ISO 9001
5 5 (1.35%) Data Quality
System Software
1 110 (29.65%) Active Directory
2 48 (12.94%) Microsoft App-V
3 40 (10.78%) VMware Infrastructure
4 34 (9.16%) XenApp
5 26 (7.01%) XenDesktop
5 26 (7.01%) XenServer
6 24 (6.47%) Terminal Services
7 8 (2.16%) Firmware
8 7 (1.89%) NFS
8 7 (1.89%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
9 5 (1.35%) Hyper-V
10 4 (1.08%) vSphere
11 3 (0.81%) Docker
12 2 (0.54%) Brightmail
12 2 (0.54%) Oracle RAC
12 2 (0.54%) VirtualBox
12 2 (0.54%) Xen
13 1 (0.27%) Microsoft Virtual Server
13 1 (0.27%) VMware ESX
13 1 (0.27%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 59 (15.90%) Tivoli
2 52 (14.02%) HP SiteScope
3 48 (12.94%) MOM
4 31 (8.36%) Microsoft Clustering
5 30 (8.09%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
6 28 (7.55%) Perfmon
6 28 (7.55%) SCCM
7 23 (6.20%) OpenView Configuration Management
8 20 (5.39%) OpenView
9 14 (3.77%) HP SIM
10 9 (2.43%) Opscode Chef
10 9 (2.43%) Puppet
11 6 (1.62%) HP Quality Center
12 5 (1.35%) SCOM
13 3 (0.81%) Netcool
13 3 (0.81%) Zenoss
14 2 (0.54%) Ansible
14 2 (0.54%) SAP Afaria
14 2 (0.54%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
14 2 (0.54%) XenMobile
Vendors
1 172 (46.36%) Oracle
2 139 (37.47%) HP
3 117 (31.54%) Microsoft
4 68 (18.33%) Citrix
5 66 (17.79%) VMware
6 65 (17.52%) CA
7 53 (14.29%) ServiceNow
8 45 (12.13%) BMC
9 34 (9.16%) Informatica
10 28 (7.55%) Red Hat
11 27 (7.28%) AppSense
12 20 (5.39%) Lotus
13 18 (4.85%) IBM
14 13 (3.50%) Sun
15 6 (1.62%) Axway
15 6 (1.62%) Meridio
15 6 (1.62%) Siebel
15 6 (1.62%) Tableau
16 5 (1.35%) SAP
17 3 (0.81%) Altiris