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 30 May 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
30 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft SQL Server (MS SQL)
Rank 23 16 15
Rank change year-on-year
-7 -1
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 143 64 50
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 10.31% 8.10% 8.31%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 52.00% 29.63% 34.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 90 49 39
Median daily rate £314 £300 £265
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.58% +13.20%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £275 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £384 £365 £375
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £335 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.47% +3.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 2 1
Median hourly rate £35.00 £17.07 £14.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+105.00% +17.74%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.66 £21.00 £28.75
% change year-on-year
+55.50% -26.95%
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
275 216 147
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 19.83% 27.34% 24.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 176 151 99
Median daily rate £325 £356 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.77% +18.75%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £288 £211
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £650 £458
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £363 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.58% +3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 3 1
Median hourly rate £35.00 £18.47 £14.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+89.49% +27.37%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £34.50 £26.00 £31.50
% change year-on-year
+32.69% -17.46%

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 30 May 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 30 May 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 +2 134 £310 +7.82% 28
Durham -11 2 £420 +29.23% 6
SQL Server
England

SQL Server
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North East

For the 6 months to 30 May 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.

1 125 (59.52%) SQL
2 87 (41.43%) Security Cleared
3 85 (40.48%) Microsoft
4 84 (40.00%) Windows
5 77 (36.67%) Oracle
6 75 (35.71%) SC Cleared
7 65 (30.95%) .NET
8 64 (30.48%) HP
9 59 (28.10%) ITIL
9 59 (28.10%) C#
10 52 (24.76%) Windows Server
11 50 (23.81%) ASP.NET
12 48 (22.86%) VB
13 47 (22.38%) MS Excel
14 43 (20.48%) Active Directory
14 43 (20.48%) Agile Software Development
15 39 (18.57%) Unix
15 39 (18.57%) SQL Server 2008
16 38 (18.10%) Linux
17 37 (17.62%) Microsoft Certification
18 36 (17.14%) T-SQL
18 36 (17.14%) Java
18 36 (17.14%) ServiceNow
19 35 (16.67%) DB2
20 34 (16.19%) JavaScript
20 34 (16.19%) TCP/IP
21 33 (15.71%) Citrix
21 33 (15.71%) CA
21 33 (15.71%) Perl
21 33 (15.71%) Web Services

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 29 (13.81%) IIS
2 17 (8.10%) SharePoint
3 13 (6.19%) Apache
4 10 (4.76%) MS Exchange
5 8 (3.81%) Exchange Server 2010
5 8 (3.81%) IBM Notes
6 7 (3.33%) CICS
6 7 (3.33%) OpenStack
6 7 (3.33%) WebSphere
7 6 (2.86%) Exchange Server 2013
8 5 (2.38%) CMS
9 3 (1.43%) SharePoint 2010
10 2 (0.95%) SharePoint 2013
11 1 (0.48%) BizTalk Server
11 1 (0.48%) Exchange Server 2007
11 1 (0.48%) Node.js
11 1 (0.48%) Oracle Workflow
11 1 (0.48%) SAS
11 1 (0.48%) Sitecore CMS
11 1 (0.48%) Umbraco
Applications
1 47 (22.38%) MS Excel
2 14 (6.67%) MS Office
3 1 (0.48%) InfoPath
3 1 (0.48%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 11 (5.24%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 8 (3.81%) Office 365
2 3 (1.43%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (1.43%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 34 (16.19%) TCP/IP
2 24 (11.43%) DNS
2 24 (11.43%) SAN
3 19 (9.05%) Firewall
4 18 (8.57%) DHCP
5 13 (6.19%) Internet
6 6 (2.86%) FTP
6 6 (2.86%) SSL
6 6 (2.86%) WinSCP
7 2 (0.95%) HTTP
7 2 (0.95%) Network Security
7 2 (0.95%) VPN
8 1 (0.48%) 3G
8 1 (0.48%) HTTPS
8 1 (0.48%) Intranet
8 1 (0.48%) IP Telephony
8 1 (0.48%) Kerberos
8 1 (0.48%) PBX
8 1 (0.48%) VoIP
8 1 (0.48%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 39 (18.57%) SQL Server 2008
2 35 (16.67%) DB2
3 31 (14.76%) Relational Database
4 27 (12.86%) SQL Server 2012
4 27 (12.86%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 24 (11.43%) SQL Server 2005
5 24 (11.43%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 17 (8.10%) RDBMS
7 15 (7.14%) Oracle Database
8 12 (5.71%) Business Intelligence Development Studio
9 10 (4.76%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 7 (3.33%) Data Warehouse
11 6 (2.86%) Easytrieve
11 6 (2.86%) MS Access
11 6 (2.86%) Oracle Database 11g
11 6 (2.86%) SQL Server 2000
12 5 (2.38%) BusinessObjects
13 4 (1.90%) Microsoft Analysis Services
13 4 (1.90%) MySQL
14 3 (1.43%) Amazon Redshift
Development Applications
1 30 (14.29%) Visual Studio
2 18 (8.57%) Team Foundation Server
3 7 (3.33%) MSI
4 6 (2.86%) Eclipse
4 6 (2.86%) ERwin
4 6 (2.86%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
5 3 (1.43%) Git (software)
6 1 (0.48%) JIRA
6 1 (0.48%) JUnit
6 1 (0.48%) Maven
6 1 (0.48%) Octopus Deploy
6 1 (0.48%) Subversion
6 1 (0.48%) TeamCity
6 1 (0.48%) WebLogic Workshop
General
1 31 (14.76%) Finance
2 10 (4.76%) Manufacturing
3 7 (3.33%) Banking
4 3 (1.43%) Advertising
5 2 (0.95%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 96 (45.71%) Developer
2 25 (11.90%) .NET Developer
3 21 (10.00%) DBA
4 17 (8.10%) Java Developer
5 15 (7.14%) C# Developer
5 15 (7.14%) SQL DBA
6 13 (6.19%) Applications Developer
6 13 (6.19%) Microsoft Developer
7 12 (5.71%) SQL Developer
8 8 (3.81%) Support Engineer
9 7 (3.33%) C# .NET Developer
9 7 (3.33%) Consultant
9 7 (3.33%) CRM Developer
9 7 (3.33%) Oracle DBA
9 7 (3.33%) Senior Developer
9 7 (3.33%) T-SQL Developer
9 7 (3.33%) VB.NET Developer
9 7 (3.33%) Wintel Engineer
9 7 (3.33%) Xamarin Developer
10 6 (2.86%) SSIS Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 65 (30.95%) .NET
2 50 (23.81%) ASP.NET
3 33 (15.71%) Web Services
4 24 (11.43%) HTML
4 24 (11.43%) XML
5 21 (10.00%) CSS
6 15 (7.14%) jQuery
7 13 (6.19%) .NET Framework
8 12 (5.71%) ADO.NET
9 11 (5.24%) ASP.NET MVC
10 10 (4.76%) HTML5
11 9 (4.29%) ASP.NET Web API
11 9 (4.29%) Java EE
11 9 (4.29%) Java EE 5
11 9 (4.29%) Java SE
12 8 (3.81%) ASP.NET MVC 5
12 8 (3.81%) MDX
13 7 (3.33%) J2EE
13 7 (3.33%) Middleware
14 6 (2.86%) ISPF
Miscellaneous
1 27 (12.86%) Clustering
2 22 (10.48%) Analytical Skills
3 14 (6.67%) Computer Science
4 11 (5.24%) Mobile App
5 8 (3.81%) Mainframe
6 7 (3.33%) Management Information System
7 6 (2.86%) IBM Mainframe
7 6 (2.86%) Replication
7 6 (2.86%) VSAM
8 5 (2.38%) N-Tier
9 4 (1.90%) Data Centre
10 2 (0.95%) CESG
10 2 (0.95%) CMDB
10 2 (0.95%) Digital Media
10 2 (0.95%) Private Cloud
11 1 (0.48%) EMC VNX
11 1 (0.48%) Enterprise Software
11 1 (0.48%) Enterprise Storage
11 1 (0.48%) Fat Client
11 1 (0.48%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 84 (40.00%) Windows
2 52 (24.76%) Windows Server
3 39 (18.57%) Unix
4 38 (18.10%) Linux
5 20 (9.52%) Windows Server 2008
6 19 (9.05%) Windows Server 2012
7 17 (8.10%) Windows Server 2003
8 6 (2.86%) MVS
9 4 (1.90%) Android
9 4 (1.90%) Apple iOS
9 4 (1.90%) Mac OS X
10 3 (1.43%) Windows Phone
11 2 (0.95%) Windows 7
12 1 (0.48%) Solaris
12 1 (0.48%) Windows 8
12 1 (0.48%) Windows Phone 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 59 (28.10%) ITIL
2 43 (20.48%) Agile Software Development
3 29 (13.81%) Mentoring
4 25 (11.90%) Test Scripting
5 24 (11.43%) Incident Management
6 22 (10.48%) SDLC
7 21 (10.00%) Business Intelligence
8 16 (7.62%) MVC
8 16 (7.62%) Performance Tuning
9 15 (7.14%) Change Management
9 15 (7.14%) CRM
9 15 (7.14%) Server Monitoring
10 14 (6.67%) Disaster Recovery
10 14 (6.67%) Root Cause Analysis
11 13 (6.19%) Integration Testing
12 12 (5.71%) Problem Management
12 12 (5.71%) Service Delivery
13 11 (5.24%) ETL
14 10 (4.76%) Data Modelling
14 10 (4.76%) OO
Programming Languages
1 125 (59.52%) SQL
2 59 (28.10%) C#
3 48 (22.86%) VB
4 36 (17.14%) Java
4 36 (17.14%) T-SQL
5 34 (16.19%) JavaScript
6 33 (15.71%) Perl
7 29 (13.81%) PowerShell
8 28 (13.33%) Shell Script
9 16 (7.62%) VBScript
10 14 (6.67%) VB.NET
11 12 (5.71%) VBA
12 8 (3.81%) C++
13 7 (3.33%) PL/SQL
14 6 (2.86%) Assembly Language
14 6 (2.86%) CLIST
14 6 (2.86%) COBOL
14 6 (2.86%) JCL
14 6 (2.86%) REXX
14 6 (2.86%) Scala
Qualifications
1 87 (41.43%) Security Cleared
2 75 (35.71%) SC Cleared
3 37 (17.62%) Microsoft Certification
4 31 (14.76%) Degree
5 23 (10.95%) BPSS Clearance
6 16 (7.62%) Oracle Certification
7 14 (6.67%) OCP
8 13 (6.19%) MCSE
9 10 (4.76%) AAT
10 9 (4.29%) OCA
10 9 (4.29%) OCAJ
11 5 (2.38%) MCDBA
11 5 (2.38%) MCTS
12 4 (1.90%) MCITP
12 4 (1.90%) MCP
12 4 (1.90%) MCSA
12 4 (1.90%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
13 3 (1.43%) ISEB
14 1 (0.48%) Citrix Certification
14 1 (0.48%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 21 (10.00%) SLA
2 5 (2.38%) Disclosure Scotland
2 5 (2.38%) ISO 9001
3 1 (0.48%) Data Quality
3 1 (0.48%) HL7
System Software
1 43 (20.48%) Active Directory
2 19 (9.05%) VMware Infrastructure
3 11 (5.24%) Microsoft App-V
3 11 (5.24%) Terminal Services
4 8 (3.81%) vSphere
5 6 (2.86%) Time Sharing Option
5 6 (2.86%) Veritas Volume Manager
6 5 (2.38%) Hyper-V
6 5 (2.38%) Oracle RAC
6 5 (2.38%) XenApp
7 2 (0.95%) Firmware
8 1 (0.48%) Terminal Server
Systems Management
1 28 (13.33%) Tivoli
2 27 (12.86%) MOM
3 25 (11.90%) HP SiteScope
4 13 (6.19%) Perfmon
5 8 (3.81%) OpenView Configuration Management
6 7 (3.33%) OpenView
7 6 (2.86%) HP SIM
7 6 (2.86%) NetBackup
8 5 (2.38%) Oracle RMAN
9 3 (1.43%) SCCM
9 3 (1.43%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
9 3 (1.43%) WSUS
10 2 (0.95%) AirWatch
11 1 (0.48%) SAP Afaria
11 1 (0.48%) Tivoli Storage Manager
11 1 (0.48%) XenMobile
Vendors
1 85 (40.48%) Microsoft
2 77 (36.67%) Oracle
3 64 (30.48%) HP
4 36 (17.14%) ServiceNow
5 33 (15.71%) CA
5 33 (15.71%) Citrix
6 32 (15.24%) VMware
7 27 (12.86%) BMC
8 10 (4.76%) Informatica
9 8 (3.81%) Lotus
9 8 (3.81%) Xamarin
10 6 (2.86%) IBM
10 6 (2.86%) Micro Focus
10 6 (2.86%) Veritas
11 5 (2.38%) Meridio
12 4 (1.90%) AppSense
13 3 (1.43%) Apple
13 3 (1.43%) Red Hat
13 3 (1.43%) Salesforce.com
14 2 (0.95%) Avaya
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