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 6 December 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
6 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft SQL Server (MS SQL)
Rank 23 10 12
Rank change year-on-year
-13 +2
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 131 107 101
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 9.37% 11.15% 11.58%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 42.26% 48.64% 40.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 95 70 66
Median daily rate £400 £350 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £298 £268 £255
10% offered a daily rate of more than £590 £512 £400
UK excluding London median daily rate £358 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+2.14% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 7 8
Median hourly rate - £19.50 £28.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -32.17%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £25.44 £24.00
% change year-on-year
+47.40% +6.00%
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
310 220 249
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 22.17% 22.92% 28.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 228 129 164
Median daily rate £425 £350 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+21.42% -6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £320 £280 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £504 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £363
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +6.89%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 11 8
Median hourly rate £24.00 £19.50 £21.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+23.07% -8.23%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £38.00 £25.44 £33.00
% change year-on-year
+49.37% -22.90%

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 6 December 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 6 December 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 -9 115 £400 +13.47% 7
Durham +5 11 £375 +86.56% 2
SQL Server
England

SQL Server
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North East

For the 6 months to 6 December 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.

1 149 (58.66%) Microsoft
2 139 (54.72%) SQL
3 131 (51.57%) Windows
4 110 (43.31%) Security Cleared
5 92 (36.22%) SC Cleared
6 84 (33.07%) ITIL
7 80 (31.50%) Active Directory
8 74 (29.13%) Windows Server
9 69 (27.17%) Oracle
9 69 (27.17%) MS Excel
10 65 (25.59%) VMware
11 60 (23.62%) C#
11 60 (23.62%) HP
12 57 (22.44%) .NET
12 57 (22.44%) VMware Infrastructure
13 52 (20.47%) Linux
14 45 (17.72%) JavaScript
15 43 (16.93%) VB
16 42 (16.54%) Java
17 39 (15.35%) Microsoft Certification
17 39 (15.35%) SQL Server Integration Services
18 38 (14.96%) XML
18 38 (14.96%) Agile Software Development
18 38 (14.96%) BPSS Clearance
19 36 (14.17%) Clustering
20 35 (13.78%) IIS
21 33 (12.99%) DNS
21 33 (12.99%) CA
22 32 (12.60%) TCP/IP
23 31 (12.20%) Citrix

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 35 (13.78%) IIS
2 20 (7.87%) WebLogic
3 18 (7.09%) Apache
3 18 (7.09%) BizTalk Server
3 18 (7.09%) SharePoint
4 13 (5.12%) SAS
5 12 (4.72%) IBM Notes
6 8 (3.15%) MS Exchange
7 7 (2.76%) CMS
7 7 (2.76%) Tomcat
8 6 (2.36%) OpenStack
9 5 (1.97%) Exchange Server 2010
9 5 (1.97%) Exchange Server 2013
9 5 (1.97%) SharePoint 2013
9 5 (1.97%) SharePoint Server
9 5 (1.97%) WebSphere
10 4 (1.57%) Jetty
10 4 (1.57%) nginx
10 4 (1.57%) Sitecore CMS
10 4 (1.57%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 69 (27.17%) MS Excel
2 6 (2.36%) MS PowerPoint
3 5 (1.97%) MS Office
4 1 (0.39%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 14 (5.51%) Dynamics CRM
2 4 (1.57%) Visualfiles
3 2 (0.79%) BusinessWorks
4 1 (0.39%) Oracle Applications
4 1 (0.39%) Oracle Cash Management
4 1 (0.39%) Oracle EBS
4 1 (0.39%) Oracle EBS R12
4 1 (0.39%) Oracle Financials
4 1 (0.39%) Oracle Payables
4 1 (0.39%) Sage 200
Cloud Services
1 20 (7.87%) IaaS
1 20 (7.87%) PaaS
1 20 (7.87%) SaaS
2 7 (2.76%) Office 365
3 6 (2.36%) Amazon AWS
3 6 (2.36%) HP Helion
4 4 (1.57%) Amazon EC2
4 4 (1.57%) Google App Engine
4 4 (1.57%) Google Cloud Platform
5 3 (1.18%) GitHub
6 2 (0.79%) DigitalOcean
6 2 (0.79%) Google Analytics
6 2 (0.79%) Linode
6 2 (0.79%) Microsoft Azure
6 2 (0.79%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 33 (12.99%) DNS
2 32 (12.60%) TCP/IP
3 29 (11.42%) SAN
4 27 (10.63%) Firewall
5 26 (10.24%) DHCP
6 14 (5.51%) HTTP
7 13 (5.12%) NAS
8 10 (3.94%) HTTPS
8 10 (3.94%) iSCSI
9 7 (2.76%) VPN
10 5 (1.97%) SSL
11 4 (1.57%) FTP
11 4 (1.57%) IPsec
11 4 (1.57%) Skype
12 3 (1.18%) SNMP
13 2 (0.79%) Internet
13 2 (0.79%) LAN
13 2 (0.79%) PBX
13 2 (0.79%) WAN
14 1 (0.39%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 39 (15.35%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 30 (11.81%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 27 (10.63%) DB2
4 26 (10.24%) Relational Database
5 22 (8.66%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 20 (7.87%) RDBMS
7 19 (7.48%) SQL Server 2012
8 17 (6.69%) SQL Server 2008
9 16 (6.30%) Data Warehouse
10 13 (5.12%) SQL Server 2005
11 10 (3.94%) OLTP
12 9 (3.54%) MySQL
13 8 (3.15%) Oracle Database
13 8 (3.15%) QlikView
14 7 (2.76%) OLAP
15 6 (2.36%) BusinessObjects
16 5 (1.97%) Ingres
16 5 (1.97%) OLAP Cube
17 4 (1.57%) Oracle Reports
17 4 (1.57%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 18 (7.09%) Visual Studio
2 16 (6.30%) MSI
3 9 (3.54%) Team Foundation Server
4 8 (3.15%) Jenkins
5 6 (2.36%) Git (software)
6 5 (1.97%) Subversion
7 4 (1.57%) NMock
7 4 (1.57%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
7 4 (1.57%) Travis CI
7 4 (1.57%) WiX
8 3 (1.18%) Cucumber
8 3 (1.18%) HP UFT
8 3 (1.18%) JIRA
8 3 (1.18%) JMeter
8 3 (1.18%) LoadRunner
8 3 (1.18%) Selenium
8 3 (1.18%) Vagrant
9 2 (0.79%) CA Gen
9 2 (0.79%) GitLab
9 2 (0.79%) MSTest
General
1 13 (5.12%) Manufacturing
2 9 (3.54%) Finance
3 8 (3.15%) Advertising
4 4 (1.57%) Law
5 3 (1.18%) Back Office
5 3 (1.18%) Retail
6 1 (0.39%) Billing
6 1 (0.39%) General Ledger
6 1 (0.39%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 70 (27.56%) Developer
2 32 (12.60%) DBA
3 24 (9.45%) .NET Developer
4 21 (8.27%) SQL DBA
5 18 (7.09%) Administrator
6 15 (5.91%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 15 (5.91%) Support Engineer
7 13 (5.12%) SQL Developer
8 12 (4.72%) Technical Leader
9 11 (4.33%) Analyst
9 11 (4.33%) ASP.NET Developer
9 11 (4.33%) Business Intelligence Developer
9 11 (4.33%) Microsoft Developer
9 11 (4.33%) SQL Server DBA
10 10 (3.94%) C# Developer
11 9 (3.54%) Architect
12 8 (3.15%) Consultant
12 8 (3.15%) Development Analyst
12 8 (3.15%) Software Developer
13 7 (2.76%) Senior .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 57 (22.44%) .NET
2 38 (14.96%) XML
3 28 (11.02%) HTML
4 26 (10.24%) ASP.NET
4 26 (10.24%) Middleware
5 16 (6.30%) .NET Framework
6 14 (5.51%) Web Services
7 13 (5.12%) CSS
8 10 (3.94%) jQuery
9 9 (3.54%) WCF
10 8 (3.15%) WPF
11 5 (1.97%) AngularJS
11 5 (1.97%) Entity Framework
11 5 (1.97%) J2EE
12 4 (1.57%) Ajax
12 4 (1.57%) ASP.NET Web API
12 4 (1.57%) HTML5
12 4 (1.57%) LINQ
12 4 (1.57%) MDX
12 4 (1.57%) Servlets
Miscellaneous
1 36 (14.17%) Clustering
2 19 (7.48%) Analytical Skills
2 19 (7.48%) Management Information System
3 12 (4.72%) Enterprise Software
4 11 (4.33%) Computer Science
5 9 (3.54%) Mainframe
6 7 (2.76%) Data Centre
7 6 (2.36%) CMDB
8 5 (1.97%) CESG
8 5 (1.97%) Public Cloud
8 5 (1.97%) Replication
9 4 (1.57%) PKI
9 4 (1.57%) Private Cloud
10 3 (1.18%) FlexPod
10 3 (1.18%) Mobile App
10 3 (1.18%) NHS
10 3 (1.18%) Visualisation
11 2 (0.79%) Blackberry
11 2 (0.79%) PMI
11 2 (0.79%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 131 (51.57%) Windows
2 74 (29.13%) Windows Server
3 52 (20.47%) Linux
4 31 (12.20%) Unix
5 14 (5.51%) Windows Server 2012
6 13 (5.12%) Windows Server 2008
7 12 (4.72%) Windows 7
7 12 (4.72%) Windows XP
8 10 (3.94%) Windows Server 2003
9 9 (3.54%) Android
9 9 (3.54%) Apple iOS
10 8 (3.15%) AIX
11 6 (2.36%) Windows Phone
12 4 (1.57%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 3 (1.18%) HPUX
13 3 (1.18%) Mac OS X
13 3 (1.18%) MVS
13 3 (1.18%) Solaris
13 3 (1.18%) Windows 2000
13 3 (1.18%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 84 (33.07%) ITIL
2 38 (14.96%) Agile Software Development
3 29 (11.42%) Business Intelligence
4 28 (11.02%) High Availability
5 27 (10.63%) Configuration Management
5 27 (10.63%) CRM
6 26 (10.24%) ETL
7 24 (9.45%) Integration Testing
8 22 (8.66%) Incident Management
8 22 (8.66%) Open Source
9 21 (8.27%) Problem Management
10 18 (7.09%) Change Management
11 16 (6.30%) Application Packaging
11 16 (6.30%) DevOps
11 16 (6.30%) Migration
12 15 (5.91%) Data Management
12 15 (5.91%) Mentoring
12 15 (5.91%) PRINCE2
12 15 (5.91%) Virtual Environments
13 14 (5.51%) OO
Programming Languages
1 139 (54.72%) SQL
2 60 (23.62%) C#
3 45 (17.72%) JavaScript
4 43 (16.93%) VB
5 42 (16.54%) Java
6 27 (10.63%) Shell Script
7 25 (9.84%) C
7 25 (9.84%) Perl
7 25 (9.84%) T-SQL
8 21 (8.27%) PowerShell
9 10 (3.94%) Python
10 9 (3.54%) VB.NET
11 7 (2.76%) Jython
12 5 (1.97%) C++
12 5 (1.97%) PL/SQL
12 5 (1.97%) Ruby
13 4 (1.57%) PHP
13 4 (1.57%) VBScript
14 2 (0.79%) Scala
15 1 (0.39%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 110 (43.31%) Security Cleared
2 92 (36.22%) SC Cleared
3 39 (15.35%) Microsoft Certification
4 38 (14.96%) BPSS Clearance
5 22 (8.66%) Degree
6 13 (5.12%) MCSE
7 12 (4.72%) AAT
8 10 (3.94%) MCSA
9 9 (3.54%) MCTS
10 7 (2.76%) DV Cleared
10 7 (2.76%) ITIL Certification
11 6 (2.36%) Oracle Certification
11 6 (2.36%) PRINCE2 Certification
12 5 (1.97%) OCP
13 4 (1.57%) MCITP
14 3 (1.18%) MCP
15 2 (0.79%) PMI Certification
16 1 (0.39%) MCDBA
16 1 (0.39%) MCDST
16 1 (0.39%) OCA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 24 (9.45%) SLA
2 9 (3.54%) Disclosure Scotland
3 4 (1.57%) QA
4 3 (1.18%) Data Quality
5 1 (0.39%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 80 (31.50%) Active Directory
2 57 (22.44%) VMware Infrastructure
3 19 (7.48%) Microsoft App-V
4 17 (6.69%) Virtual Servers
5 16 (6.30%) Microsoft Virtual Server
6 13 (5.12%) Hyper-V
7 12 (4.72%) Terminal Services
8 7 (2.76%) VMware ESXi
8 7 (2.76%) VMware Workstation
8 7 (2.76%) vSphere
9 6 (2.36%) Oracle RAC
9 6 (2.36%) Xen
10 5 (1.97%) Firmware
11 2 (0.79%) Veritas Volume Manager
11 2 (0.79%) VirtualBox
12 1 (0.39%) Docker
12 1 (0.39%) Shibboleth
12 1 (0.39%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 23 (9.06%) MOM
1 23 (9.06%) Tivoli
2 22 (8.66%) HP SiteScope
2 22 (8.66%) Microsoft Clustering
3 16 (6.30%) OpenView Configuration Management
4 14 (5.51%) Perfmon
5 12 (4.72%) OpenView
5 12 (4.72%) Puppet
6 10 (3.94%) HP Operations Orchestration
7 8 (3.15%) HP SIM
7 8 (3.15%) WSUS
8 6 (2.36%) Oracle RMAN
8 6 (2.36%) SCCM
9 5 (1.97%) BladeLogic
9 5 (1.97%) SCOrch
10 4 (1.57%) AirWatch
11 3 (1.18%) Opscode Chef
11 3 (1.18%) XenMobile
12 2 (0.79%) Ansible
12 2 (0.79%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 149 (58.66%) Microsoft
2 69 (27.17%) Oracle
3 65 (25.59%) VMware
4 60 (23.62%) HP
5 33 (12.99%) CA
6 31 (12.20%) Citrix
7 26 (10.24%) BMC
8 18 (7.09%) ServiceNow
9 12 (4.72%) Lotus
10 9 (3.54%) Siemens
11 8 (3.15%) Dell
12 7 (2.76%) AppSense
12 7 (2.76%) SAP
12 7 (2.76%) Sitecore
13 6 (2.36%) Apple
13 6 (2.36%) Google
14 5 (1.97%) Cisco
14 5 (1.97%) Veritas
15 4 (1.57%) NetApp
15 4 (1.57%) Symantec
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