The table below looks at the statistics for SQL Server skills in IT contracts advertised for the North East region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SQL Server over the 3 months to 2 July 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
2 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft SQL Server (MS SQL)
Rank 20 11 14
Rank change year-on-year
-9 +3
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 186 82 43
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 11.38% 9.46% 8.19%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 54.87% 36.44% 37.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 116 55 35
Median daily rate £310 £300 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.33% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £255 £228
10% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £350 £375
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 21 3 0
Median hourly rate £32.66 £18.47 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+76.80% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.66 £23.50 £23.38
% change year-on-year
+38.95% +0.53%
SQL Server
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Database & Business Intelligence category in contract jobs advertised in the North East region.

Database & Business Intelligence Category
North East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Database & Business Intelligence category
339 225 116
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 20.75% 25.95% 22.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 210 154 79
Median daily rate £325 £365 £310
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.95% +17.74%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £275 £212
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £650 £426
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £353 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.38% +0.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 32 5 0
Median hourly rate £32.66 £18.47 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+76.80% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £31.59 £28.13 £28.50
% change year-on-year
+12.30% -1.31%

SQL Server
Jobs Demand Trend in the North East

The demand trend of contract jobs across the North East region citing SQL Server as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Database & Business Intelligence category.

SQL Server Jobs Demand Trend in the North East

SQL Server
Daily Rate Trend in the North East

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing SQL Server across the North East region.

SQL Server Daily Rate Trend in the North East

SQL Server
Daily Rate Histogram in the North East

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing SQL Server across the North East region over the 3 months to 2 July 2016.

SQL Server Daily Rate Histogram in the North East

SQL Server
Hourly Rate Trend in the North East

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing SQL Server across the North East region.

SQL Server Hourly Rate Trend in the North East

SQL Server
Contract Job Locations in the North East

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 North East region over the 3 months to 2 July 2016. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Tyne and Wear +3 176 £310 +7.82% 27
Durham -12 3 £420 +31.76% 4
SQL Server
England

SQL Server
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North East

For the 6 months to 2 July 2016, IT contractor jobs citing SQL Server 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 North East region with a requirement for SQL Server.

1 165 (62.98%) SQL
2 131 (50.00%) Security Cleared
3 129 (49.24%) Windows
4 118 (45.04%) SC Cleared
5 115 (43.89%) Microsoft
6 103 (39.31%) Oracle
7 93 (35.50%) HP
8 92 (35.11%) ITIL
9 82 (31.30%) Windows Server
10 75 (28.63%) Active Directory
11 72 (27.48%) MS Excel
12 63 (24.05%) Microsoft Certification
13 62 (23.66%) VMware
14 60 (22.90%) .NET
15 58 (22.14%) VB
16 55 (20.99%) C#
17 52 (19.85%) Citrix
18 48 (18.32%) Clustering
19 47 (17.94%) Unix
19 47 (17.94%) SQL Server 2008
20 45 (17.18%) TCP/IP
20 45 (17.18%) DNS
21 44 (16.79%) ASP.NET
21 44 (16.79%) ServiceNow
22 43 (16.41%) VMware Infrastructure
22 43 (16.41%) Linux
23 42 (16.03%) Degree
24 41 (15.65%) PowerShell
24 41 (15.65%) T-SQL
25 40 (15.27%) DB2

SQL Server
Top Related IT Skills in the North East 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 37 (14.12%) IIS
2 19 (7.25%) IBM Notes
2 19 (7.25%) SharePoint
3 18 (6.87%) Apache
4 16 (6.11%) MS Exchange
5 14 (5.34%) Exchange Server 2010
6 12 (4.58%) Exchange Server 2013
7 7 (2.67%) OpenStack
8 6 (2.29%) CMS
9 4 (1.53%) SharePoint 2010
10 3 (1.15%) SharePoint 2013
11 2 (0.76%) Oracle Workflow
11 2 (0.76%) Umbraco
12 1 (0.38%) BizTalk Server
12 1 (0.38%) CICS
12 1 (0.38%) Exchange Server 2007
12 1 (0.38%) MQSeries
12 1 (0.38%) SAS
12 1 (0.38%) WebLogic
12 1 (0.38%) WebSphere
Applications
1 72 (27.48%) MS Excel
2 20 (7.63%) MS Office
3 1 (0.38%) InfoPath
3 1 (0.38%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 11 (4.20%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 14 (5.34%) Office 365
2 4 (1.53%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (1.15%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 45 (17.18%) DNS
1 45 (17.18%) TCP/IP
2 39 (14.89%) SAN
3 37 (14.12%) Firewall
4 32 (12.21%) DHCP
5 11 (4.20%) Internet
6 6 (2.29%) VPN
7 2 (0.76%) 3G
7 2 (0.76%) HTTP
7 2 (0.76%) Network Security
7 2 (0.76%) Wi-Fi
8 1 (0.38%) HTTPS
8 1 (0.38%) Intranet
8 1 (0.38%) IP Telephony
8 1 (0.38%) Kerberos
8 1 (0.38%) PBX
8 1 (0.38%) SSL
8 1 (0.38%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 47 (17.94%) SQL Server 2008
2 40 (15.27%) DB2
3 39 (14.89%) Relational Database
4 35 (13.36%) SQL Server 2012
5 31 (11.83%) SQL Server 2005
6 28 (10.69%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 27 (10.31%) RDBMS
8 24 (9.16%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 18 (6.87%) Oracle Database
10 12 (4.58%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 9 (3.44%) Data Warehouse
11 9 (3.44%) SQL Server 2000
12 8 (3.05%) Business Intelligence Development Studio
13 7 (2.67%) BusinessObjects
14 6 (2.29%) MySQL
14 6 (2.29%) Oracle Database 11g
15 5 (1.91%) Microsoft Analysis Services
16 3 (1.15%) Amazon Redshift
16 3 (1.15%) SQL Server 2014
17 2 (0.76%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 26 (9.92%) Visual Studio
2 18 (6.87%) MSI
2 18 (6.87%) Team Foundation Server
3 9 (3.44%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
4 5 (1.91%) ERwin
5 3 (1.15%) Git (software)
6 2 (0.76%) TeamCity
7 1 (0.38%) Bower
7 1 (0.38%) Grunt
7 1 (0.38%) JIRA
7 1 (0.38%) JUnit
7 1 (0.38%) Maven
7 1 (0.38%) MSTest
7 1 (0.38%) NuGet
7 1 (0.38%) Octopus Deploy
7 1 (0.38%) Oracle APEX
7 1 (0.38%) Subversion
7 1 (0.38%) WebLogic Workshop
General
1 25 (9.54%) Finance
2 14 (5.34%) Manufacturing
3 5 (1.91%) Advertising
4 2 (0.76%) Marketing
5 1 (0.38%) Banking
Job Titles
1 89 (33.97%) Developer
2 30 (11.45%) DBA
3 27 (10.31%) .NET Developer
4 20 (7.63%) SQL DBA
5 16 (6.11%) C# Developer
5 16 (6.11%) Java Developer
6 15 (5.73%) Support Engineer
7 13 (4.96%) Wintel Support
8 12 (4.58%) SQL Developer
9 10 (3.82%) Consultant
9 10 (3.82%) Wintel Engineer
10 9 (3.44%) Office 365 Engineer
10 9 (3.44%) Oracle DBA
11 8 (3.05%) C# .NET Developer
11 8 (3.05%) Microsoft Developer
11 8 (3.05%) VB.NET Developer
12 7 (2.67%) CRM Developer
12 7 (2.67%) Infrastructure Engineer
12 7 (2.67%) T-SQL Developer
12 7 (2.67%) Xamarin Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 60 (22.90%) .NET
2 44 (16.79%) ASP.NET
3 33 (12.60%) Web Services
4 25 (9.54%) XML
5 23 (8.78%) HTML
6 22 (8.40%) CSS
7 18 (6.87%) Middleware
8 16 (6.11%) jQuery
9 14 (5.34%) .NET Framework
10 13 (4.96%) ADO.NET
11 12 (4.58%) ASP.NET MVC
12 10 (3.82%) ASP.NET Web API
13 9 (3.44%) HTML5
14 8 (3.05%) ASP.NET MVC 5
14 8 (3.05%) Java EE
14 8 (3.05%) Java EE 5
14 8 (3.05%) Java SE
14 8 (3.05%) MDX
15 6 (2.29%) Entity Framework
16 5 (1.91%) CAML
Miscellaneous
1 48 (18.32%) Clustering
2 23 (8.78%) Analytical Skills
3 17 (6.49%) Computer Science
4 16 (6.11%) Management Information System
5 11 (4.20%) Mobile App
6 8 (3.05%) Replication
7 7 (2.67%) CMDB
8 6 (2.29%) CESG
8 6 (2.29%) N-Tier
9 5 (1.91%) Mainframe
9 5 (1.91%) Private Cloud
10 4 (1.53%) Data Centre
11 3 (1.15%) Virtual Team
12 2 (0.76%) Digital Media
12 2 (0.76%) Fat Client
12 2 (0.76%) Thin Client
13 1 (0.38%) NHS
13 1 (0.38%) PKI
13 1 (0.38%) Statistics
13 1 (0.38%) Taxonomies
Operating Systems
1 129 (49.24%) Windows
2 82 (31.30%) Windows Server
3 47 (17.94%) Unix
4 43 (16.41%) Linux
5 24 (9.16%) Windows Server 2008
6 22 (8.40%) Windows Server 2012
7 19 (7.25%) Windows Server 2003
8 8 (3.05%) Android
8 8 (3.05%) Apple iOS
9 7 (2.67%) Windows Phone
10 4 (1.53%) Mac OS X
11 3 (1.15%) Windows 7
12 1 (0.38%) Solaris
12 1 (0.38%) Windows 8
12 1 (0.38%) Windows Phone 8
12 1 (0.38%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 92 (35.11%) ITIL
2 40 (15.27%) Agile Software Development
3 39 (14.89%) Incident Management
4 36 (13.74%) Mentoring
5 28 (10.69%) High Availability
6 24 (9.16%) Business Intelligence
7 23 (8.78%) Test Scripting
8 22 (8.40%) Configuration Management
8 22 (8.40%) Root Cause Analysis
9 21 (8.02%) Application Packaging
9 21 (8.02%) Change Management
9 21 (8.02%) Performance Tuning
9 21 (8.02%) Server Monitoring
10 20 (7.63%) CRM
10 20 (7.63%) Service Delivery
11 19 (7.25%) Disaster Recovery
11 19 (7.25%) Problem Management
11 19 (7.25%) SDLC
12 17 (6.49%) Integration Testing
12 17 (6.49%) Load Balancing
Programming Languages
1 165 (62.98%) SQL
2 58 (22.14%) VB
3 55 (20.99%) C#
4 41 (15.65%) PowerShell
4 41 (15.65%) T-SQL
5 38 (14.50%) Shell Script
6 37 (14.12%) Perl
7 28 (10.69%) JavaScript
8 27 (10.31%) Java
9 20 (7.63%) VBScript
10 15 (5.73%) VB.NET
11 7 (2.67%) PL/SQL
12 6 (2.29%) VBA
13 5 (1.91%) FQL
14 4 (1.53%) Scala
15 3 (1.15%) PHP
15 3 (1.15%) VB6
16 2 (0.76%) C
16 2 (0.76%) XAML
17 1 (0.38%) C++
Qualifications
1 131 (50.00%) Security Cleared
2 118 (45.04%) SC Cleared
3 63 (24.05%) Microsoft Certification
4 42 (16.03%) Degree
5 32 (12.21%) BPSS Clearance
6 19 (7.25%) AAT
6 19 (7.25%) Oracle Certification
7 17 (6.49%) MCSE
7 17 (6.49%) OCP
8 13 (4.96%) MCTS
9 8 (3.05%) MCITP
9 8 (3.05%) MCP
9 8 (3.05%) OCA
9 8 (3.05%) OCAJ
10 6 (2.29%) MCDBA
10 6 (2.29%) MCSA
10 6 (2.29%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 3 (1.15%) ISEB
12 1 (0.38%) Citrix Certification
12 1 (0.38%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 35 (13.36%) SLA
2 6 (2.29%) ISO 9001
3 5 (1.91%) Disclosure Scotland
4 1 (0.38%) Data Quality
4 1 (0.38%) HL7
System Software
1 75 (28.63%) Active Directory
2 43 (16.41%) VMware Infrastructure
3 23 (8.78%) Microsoft App-V
4 22 (8.40%) Terminal Services
5 9 (3.44%) Hyper-V
5 9 (3.44%) Oracle RAC
5 9 (3.44%) vSphere
6 7 (2.67%) Microsoft Virtual Server
6 7 (2.67%) Veritas Volume Manager
6 7 (2.67%) Virtual Servers
7 6 (2.29%) Firmware
7 6 (2.29%) XenApp
8 1 (0.38%) Terminal Server
Systems Management
1 38 (14.50%) Tivoli
2 37 (14.12%) MOM
3 35 (13.36%) Microsoft Clustering
4 33 (12.60%) HP SiteScope
5 26 (9.92%) Perfmon
6 19 (7.25%) OpenView Configuration Management
7 18 (6.87%) OpenView
8 12 (4.58%) HP SIM
9 9 (3.44%) Oracle RMAN
10 7 (2.67%) NetBackup
11 4 (1.53%) AirWatch
11 4 (1.53%) SCCM
11 4 (1.53%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
12 3 (1.15%) WSUS
13 2 (0.76%) XenMobile
14 1 (0.38%) SAP Afaria
14 1 (0.38%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 115 (43.89%) Microsoft
2 103 (39.31%) Oracle
3 93 (35.50%) HP
4 62 (23.66%) VMware
5 52 (19.85%) Citrix
6 44 (16.79%) ServiceNow
7 37 (14.12%) BMC
7 37 (14.12%) CA
8 19 (7.25%) Lotus
9 10 (3.82%) Informatica
10 8 (3.05%) Xamarin
11 7 (2.67%) Apple
11 7 (2.67%) Veritas
12 6 (2.29%) Meridio
13 5 (1.91%) AppSense
13 5 (1.91%) Siemens
14 4 (1.53%) Samsung
15 3 (1.15%) Cisco
15 3 (1.15%) Red Hat
15 3 (1.15%) Salesforce.com
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