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 18 January 2017 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
18 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft SQL Server (MS SQL)
England / North East
Rank 45 21 12
Rank change year-on-year
-24 -9
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 51 74 66
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 5.10% 8.30% 9.79%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 26.84% 32.74% 43.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 33 46 50
Median daily rate £370 £350 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.71% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £250 £273
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £495 £400
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
- +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 4 3
Median hourly rate - £19.50 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +30.00%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £26.45 £22.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year
+17.53% -10.00%

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
190 226 151
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 19.00% 25.34% 22.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 138 127 101
Median daily rate £408 £420 £352
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.97% +19.46%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £297 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £650 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 9 3
Median hourly rate - £19.50 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +30.00%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £38.00 £26.50 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+43.39% -18.46%

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 18 January 2017.

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 18 January 2017. 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 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 -26 46 £366 +4.64% 12
Durham +1 4 - - 1
SQL Server
England

SQL Server
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North East

For the 6 months to 18 January 2017, 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.

1 115 (59.28%) Microsoft
2 102 (52.58%) SQL
3 88 (45.36%) Windows
4 62 (31.96%) Security Cleared
5 56 (28.87%) ITIL
6 55 (28.35%) C#
7 51 (26.29%) .NET
8 49 (25.26%) Agile Software Development
9 48 (24.74%) Linux
10 45 (23.20%) SC Cleared
11 43 (22.16%) Java
11 43 (22.16%) JavaScript
12 42 (21.65%) MS Excel
12 42 (21.65%) Active Directory
13 39 (20.10%) Oracle
14 38 (19.59%) Windows Server
15 36 (18.56%) XML
16 35 (18.04%) SQL Server Integration Services
17 33 (17.01%) VB
18 32 (16.49%) Open Source
19 31 (15.98%) Unix
20 30 (15.46%) HP
21 29 (14.95%) Business Intelligence
21 29 (14.95%) VMware
22 28 (14.43%) HTML
22 28 (14.43%) SaaS
22 28 (14.43%) PaaS
22 28 (14.43%) IaaS
23 27 (13.92%) SQL Server Reporting Services
24 26 (13.40%) ETL

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 20 (10.31%) WebLogic
2 19 (9.79%) IIS
3 18 (9.28%) BizTalk Server
4 16 (8.25%) SharePoint
5 13 (6.70%) SAS
6 7 (3.61%) Tomcat
7 6 (3.09%) Apache
7 6 (3.09%) OpenStack
8 5 (2.58%) CMS
8 5 (2.58%) SharePoint Server
8 5 (2.58%) WebSphere
9 4 (2.06%) Jetty
9 4 (2.06%) Mongrel
9 4 (2.06%) MS Exchange
9 4 (2.06%) nginx
9 4 (2.06%) Oracle SOA Suite
9 4 (2.06%) SharePoint 2013
9 4 (2.06%) Sitecore CMS
9 4 (2.06%) Skype for Business
10 3 (1.55%) Confluence
Applications
1 42 (21.65%) MS Excel
2 14 (7.22%) MS PowerPoint
3 2 (1.03%) MS Office
4 1 (0.52%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 14 (7.22%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (1.03%) BusinessWorks
2 2 (1.03%) Visualfiles
3 1 (0.52%) Oracle Applications
3 1 (0.52%) Oracle Cash Management
3 1 (0.52%) Oracle EBS
3 1 (0.52%) Oracle EBS R12
3 1 (0.52%) Oracle Financials
3 1 (0.52%) Oracle Payables
3 1 (0.52%) Sage 200
3 1 (0.52%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 28 (14.43%) IaaS
1 28 (14.43%) PaaS
1 28 (14.43%) SaaS
2 6 (3.09%) Amazon AWS
2 6 (3.09%) HP Helion
3 4 (2.06%) Amazon EC2
3 4 (2.06%) Google App Engine
3 4 (2.06%) Google Cloud Platform
3 4 (2.06%) Office 365
4 3 (1.55%) GitHub
5 2 (1.03%) DigitalOcean
5 2 (1.03%) Google Analytics
5 2 (1.03%) Linode
5 2 (1.03%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 21 (10.82%) TCP/IP
2 14 (7.22%) HTTP
3 13 (6.70%) DNS
3 13 (6.70%) NAS
4 12 (6.19%) Firewall
4 12 (6.19%) SAN
5 10 (5.15%) DHCP
5 10 (5.15%) HTTPS
5 10 (5.15%) iSCSI
6 6 (3.09%) LDAP
7 4 (2.06%) FTP
7 4 (2.06%) Internet
7 4 (2.06%) IPsec
7 4 (2.06%) Skype
7 4 (2.06%) SSL
8 3 (1.55%) SNMP
9 2 (1.03%) LAN
9 2 (1.03%) PBX
9 2 (1.03%) VPN
9 2 (1.03%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 35 (18.04%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 27 (13.92%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 23 (11.86%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 20 (10.31%) DB2
5 19 (9.79%) SQL Server 2008
6 15 (7.73%) Data Warehouse
7 12 (6.19%) SQL Server 2012
8 10 (5.15%) OLTP
9 8 (4.12%) Ingres
9 8 (4.12%) Relational Database
10 7 (3.61%) OLAP
10 7 (3.61%) QlikView
11 6 (3.09%) MongoDB
11 6 (3.09%) Oracle Reports
11 6 (3.09%) SQL Server 2005
12 5 (2.58%) OLAP Cube
12 5 (2.58%) Oracle Database
13 4 (2.06%) MySQL
13 4 (2.06%) SAS Enterprise Guide
13 4 (2.06%) SAS Enterprise Miner
Development Applications
1 16 (8.25%) Visual Studio
2 9 (4.64%) Jenkins
3 8 (4.12%) Team Foundation Server
4 6 (3.09%) Git (software)
5 5 (2.58%) Subversion
6 4 (2.06%) Selenium
6 4 (2.06%) Travis CI
7 3 (1.55%) Cucumber
7 3 (1.55%) HP UFT
7 3 (1.55%) JIRA
7 3 (1.55%) JMeter
7 3 (1.55%) LoadRunner
7 3 (1.55%) MSI
7 3 (1.55%) NMock
7 3 (1.55%) Vagrant
7 3 (1.55%) WiX
8 2 (1.03%) CA Gen
8 2 (1.03%) GitLab
9 1 (0.52%) Octopus Deploy
9 1 (0.52%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 9 (4.64%) Finance
2 5 (2.58%) Advertising
3 3 (1.55%) Back Office
4 2 (1.03%) Law
4 2 (1.03%) Manufacturing
5 1 (0.52%) Billing
5 1 (0.52%) General Ledger
5 1 (0.52%) Retail
5 1 (0.52%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 66 (34.02%) Developer
2 29 (14.95%) DBA
3 22 (11.34%) Administrator
3 22 (11.34%) SQL DBA
4 18 (9.28%) .NET Developer
5 11 (5.67%) Analyst
5 11 (5.67%) Business Intelligence Developer
5 11 (5.67%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 11 (5.67%) Microsoft Developer
5 11 (5.67%) SQL Developer
6 10 (5.15%) ASP.NET Developer
6 10 (5.15%) SQL Server DBA
7 9 (4.64%) Architect
8 8 (4.12%) Development Analyst
9 7 (3.61%) C# Developer
9 7 (3.61%) Consultant
10 6 (3.09%) Oracle DBA
10 6 (3.09%) Software Developer
10 6 (3.09%) SSIS Developer
10 6 (3.09%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 51 (26.29%) .NET
2 36 (18.56%) XML
3 28 (14.43%) HTML
4 23 (11.86%) ASP.NET
5 14 (7.22%) Middleware
6 12 (6.19%) .NET Framework
6 12 (6.19%) CSS
6 12 (6.19%) Web Services
7 8 (4.12%) jQuery
8 7 (3.61%) J2EE
9 6 (3.09%) MDX
9 6 (3.09%) WCF
9 6 (3.09%) WPF
10 4 (2.06%) Ajax
10 4 (2.06%) AngularJS
10 4 (2.06%) Entity Framework
10 4 (2.06%) LINQ
10 4 (2.06%) Servlets
11 3 (1.55%) ASP.NET Web API
11 3 (1.55%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 20 (10.31%) Analytical Skills
2 15 (7.73%) Clustering
3 12 (6.19%) Enterprise Software
3 12 (6.19%) Management Information System
4 7 (3.61%) Data Centre
5 6 (3.09%) Computer Science
5 6 (3.09%) Mainframe
6 5 (2.58%) Public Cloud
7 3 (1.55%) NHS
7 3 (1.55%) PKI
7 3 (1.55%) Replication
7 3 (1.55%) Visualisation
8 2 (1.03%) Blackberry
8 2 (1.03%) FlexPod
8 2 (1.03%) PMI
8 2 (1.03%) User Experience
9 1 (0.52%) Data Integration
9 1 (0.52%) Mathematics
9 1 (0.52%) Mobile App
9 1 (0.52%) Performance Metrics
Operating Systems
1 88 (45.36%) Windows
2 48 (24.74%) Linux
3 38 (19.59%) Windows Server
4 31 (15.98%) Unix
5 13 (6.70%) AIX
5 13 (6.70%) Windows Server 2012
6 11 (5.67%) Windows XP
7 10 (5.15%) Windows 7
7 10 (5.15%) Windows Server 2008
8 8 (4.12%) Windows Server 2003
9 6 (3.09%) zOS
10 4 (2.06%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 3 (1.55%) Android
11 3 (1.55%) Apple iOS
11 3 (1.55%) HPUX
11 3 (1.55%) Mac OS X
11 3 (1.55%) MVS
11 3 (1.55%) Solaris
11 3 (1.55%) Windows 2000
12 2 (1.03%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 56 (28.87%) ITIL
2 49 (25.26%) Agile Software Development
3 32 (16.49%) Open Source
4 29 (14.95%) Business Intelligence
5 26 (13.40%) ETL
6 22 (11.34%) Data Management
6 22 (11.34%) DevOps
6 22 (11.34%) PRINCE2
7 21 (10.82%) CRM
7 21 (10.82%) Problem Management
8 19 (9.79%) Change Management
9 16 (8.25%) Integration Testing
10 15 (7.73%) Virtual Environments
11 14 (7.22%) ITSM
11 14 (7.22%) TOGAF
12 13 (6.70%) OO
13 12 (6.19%) High Availability
13 12 (6.19%) MVC
14 11 (5.67%) Performance Tuning
14 11 (5.67%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 102 (52.58%) SQL
2 55 (28.35%) C#
3 43 (22.16%) Java
3 43 (22.16%) JavaScript
4 33 (17.01%) VB
5 25 (12.89%) C
6 21 (10.82%) T-SQL
7 16 (8.25%) Shell Script
8 14 (7.22%) Perl
8 14 (7.22%) PowerShell
9 10 (5.15%) Python
10 7 (3.61%) Jython
11 6 (3.09%) VB.NET
12 5 (2.58%) C++
12 5 (2.58%) Ruby
13 4 (2.06%) PL/SQL
13 4 (2.06%) Scala
14 3 (1.55%) PHP
15 1 (0.52%) VBScript
15 1 (0.52%) VC++
Qualifications
1 62 (31.96%) Security Cleared
2 45 (23.20%) SC Cleared
3 26 (13.40%) BPSS Clearance
4 14 (7.22%) Microsoft Certification
5 10 (5.15%) MCSE
6 9 (4.64%) MCSA
7 7 (3.61%) Degree
7 7 (3.61%) DV Cleared
7 7 (3.61%) ITIL Certification
8 6 (3.09%) PRINCE2 Certification
9 2 (1.03%) PMI Certification
10 1 (0.52%) AAT
10 1 (0.52%) OCA
10 1 (0.52%) Oracle Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (5.15%) Disclosure Scotland
2 9 (4.64%) SLA
3 5 (2.58%) QA
4 3 (1.55%) Data Quality
System Software
1 42 (21.65%) Active Directory
2 24 (12.37%) VMware Infrastructure
3 8 (4.12%) Hyper-V
4 7 (3.61%) Microsoft App-V
4 7 (3.61%) VMware ESXi
4 7 (3.61%) vSphere
5 6 (3.09%) VMware Workstation
5 6 (3.09%) Xen
6 3 (1.55%) Microsoft Virtual Server
6 3 (1.55%) Virtual Servers
7 2 (1.03%) Veritas Volume Manager
7 2 (1.03%) VirtualBox
8 1 (0.52%) Docker
8 1 (0.52%) Oracle RAC
8 1 (0.52%) Shibboleth
Systems Management
1 13 (6.70%) HP SiteScope
2 12 (6.19%) MOM
2 12 (6.19%) Puppet
2 12 (6.19%) Tivoli
3 10 (5.15%) HP Operations Orchestration
4 8 (4.12%) Microsoft Clustering
4 8 (4.12%) WSUS
5 5 (2.58%) BladeLogic
5 5 (2.58%) SCCM
5 5 (2.58%) SCOrch
6 4 (2.06%) OpenView Configuration Management
7 3 (1.55%) Opscode Chef
8 2 (1.03%) Ansible
8 2 (1.03%) Nagios
8 2 (1.03%) NetBackup
8 2 (1.03%) OpenNMS
8 2 (1.03%) ZABBIX
8 2 (1.03%) Zenoss
9 1 (0.52%) Oracle RMAN
9 1 (0.52%) Unicenter
Vendors
1 115 (59.28%) Microsoft
2 39 (20.10%) Oracle
3 30 (15.46%) HP
4 29 (14.95%) VMware
5 22 (11.34%) CA
6 15 (7.73%) BMC
7 11 (5.67%) Citrix
8 10 (5.15%) ServiceNow
9 8 (4.12%) Dell
10 7 (3.61%) AppSense
10 7 (3.61%) Sitecore
11 6 (3.09%) Google
11 6 (3.09%) SAP
12 5 (2.58%) Veritas
13 4 (2.06%) Symantec
14 3 (1.55%) CA Agile Central
14 3 (1.55%) Cisco
14 3 (1.55%) IBM
14 3 (1.55%) TIBCO
14 3 (1.55%) Xamarin
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