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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SQL Server over the 3 months to 29 April 2016 with a comparison to the same period in 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
29 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft SQL Server (MS SQL)
Rank 20 15 9
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -6
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 113 64 91
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 9.81% 8.61% 14.20%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 46.12% 32.99% 45.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 72 48 68
Average daily rate £320 £295 £253
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.47% +16.60%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £273 £268 £198
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £377 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £346 £325
% change year-on-year
+1.08% +6.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 2 1
Average hourly rate £35.50 £17.07 £14.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+107.93% +17.74%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £27.50 £32.10 £31.50
% change year-on-year
-14.33% +1.90%
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
245 194 200
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 21.27% 26.11% 31.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 158 122 134
Average daily rate £338 £315 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +14.54%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £278 £275 £198
10% offered a daily rate of more than £539 £510 £440
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 4 1
Average hourly rate £35.50 £17.07 £14.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+107.93% +17.74%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.00 £32.10 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+2.80% -8.28%

SQL Server
Jobs Demand Trend in the North East

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing SQL Server across the North East region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 29 April 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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing SQL Server within the North East region over the 3 months to 29 April 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Tyne and Wear -5 103 £314 +6.35% 24
Durham -8 3 £385 +16.66% 6
Northumberland - 1 - -
SQL Server
England

SQL Server
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North East

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, IT contractor jobs across the North East region citing SQL Server also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited SQL Server.

1 89 (49.17%) SQL
2 70 (38.67%) .NET
3 67 (37.02%) C#
4 66 (36.46%) Oracle
5 61 (33.70%) Microsoft
6 59 (32.60%) Agile Software Development
7 57 (31.49%) ASP.NET
8 49 (27.07%) Windows
8 49 (27.07%) Security Cleared
9 46 (25.41%) Java
9 46 (25.41%) JavaScript
10 43 (23.76%) Web Services
11 41 (22.65%) SC Cleared
12 40 (22.10%) MS Excel
12 40 (22.10%) Finance
13 38 (20.99%) ITIL
13 38 (20.99%) Relational Database
14 36 (19.89%) VB
15 35 (19.34%) Test Scripting
16 34 (18.78%) HTML
17 33 (18.23%) Unix
17 33 (18.23%) Linux
17 33 (18.23%) SQL Server 2008
17 33 (18.23%) Mentoring
18 32 (17.68%) HP
19 31 (17.13%) Visual Studio
19 31 (17.13%) SDLC
20 30 (16.57%) CSS
21 29 (16.02%) T-SQL
21 29 (16.02%) Windows Server

SQL Server
Top Related IT Skills in the North East by Category

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, IT contractor jobs across the North East region citing SQL Server also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited SQL Server. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 22 (12.15%) IIS
2 18 (9.94%) SharePoint
3 9 (4.97%) Apache
4 7 (3.87%) Node.js
5 6 (3.31%) CICS
5 6 (3.31%) WebSphere
6 5 (2.76%) CMS
7 3 (1.66%) IBM Notes
7 3 (1.66%) MS Exchange
8 2 (1.10%) Exchange Server 2010
8 2 (1.10%) OpenStack
8 2 (1.10%) SharePoint 2010
8 2 (1.10%) SharePoint 2013
9 1 (0.55%) BizTalk Server
9 1 (0.55%) Exchange Server 2007
9 1 (0.55%) MQSeries
9 1 (0.55%) Sitecore CMS
9 1 (0.55%) Umbraco
9 1 (0.55%) WebLogic
Applications
1 40 (22.10%) MS Excel
2 9 (4.97%) MS Office
3 1 (0.55%) InfoPath
3 1 (0.55%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 14 (7.73%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 3 (1.66%) Amazon AWS
1 3 (1.66%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (0.55%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 19 (10.50%) SAN
2 18 (9.94%) TCP/IP
3 11 (6.08%) Internet
4 10 (5.52%) DHCP
4 10 (5.52%) DNS
5 6 (3.31%) FTP
5 6 (3.31%) SSL
5 6 (3.31%) WinSCP
6 3 (1.66%) Firewall
7 2 (1.10%) Kerberos
8 1 (0.55%) HTTP
8 1 (0.55%) HTTPS
8 1 (0.55%) Network Security
8 1 (0.55%) PBX
Database & Business Intelligence
1 38 (20.99%) Relational Database
2 33 (18.23%) SQL Server 2008
3 24 (13.26%) DB2
4 22 (12.15%) RDBMS
5 21 (11.60%) SQL Server 2005
6 20 (11.05%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 19 (10.50%) SQL Server 2012
7 19 (10.50%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 11 (6.08%) Business Intelligence Development Studio
9 9 (4.97%) MS Access
9 9 (4.97%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 8 (4.42%) Data Warehouse
10 8 (4.42%) Oracle Database
11 6 (3.31%) Easytrieve
12 5 (2.76%) Oracle Database 11g
12 5 (2.76%) SQL Server 2000
13 4 (2.21%) BusinessObjects
14 3 (1.66%) Data Mining
14 3 (1.66%) Microsoft Analysis Services
14 3 (1.66%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 31 (17.13%) Visual Studio
2 17 (9.39%) Team Foundation Server
3 7 (3.87%) Git (software)
4 6 (3.31%) Eclipse
4 6 (3.31%) ERwin
4 6 (3.31%) Subversion
5 5 (2.76%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
6 3 (1.66%) MSI
7 1 (0.55%) JUnit
7 1 (0.55%) Maven
7 1 (0.55%) TeamCity
7 1 (0.55%) WebLogic Workshop
General
1 40 (22.10%) Finance
2 19 (10.50%) Manufacturing
3 6 (3.31%) Banking
4 4 (2.21%) Advertising
5 3 (1.66%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 111 (61.33%) Developer
2 30 (16.57%) .NET Developer
3 28 (15.47%) Java Developer
4 16 (8.84%) C# Developer
5 14 (7.73%) DBA
6 13 (7.18%) Applications Developer
6 13 (7.18%) Microsoft Developer
7 12 (6.63%) SQL DBA
7 12 (6.63%) SQL Developer
8 9 (4.97%) Consultant
8 9 (4.97%) CRM Developer
9 8 (4.42%) Software Developer
9 8 (4.42%) T-SQL Developer
10 7 (3.87%) C# .NET Developer
10 7 (3.87%) Dynamics CRM Developer
10 7 (3.87%) Senior Developer
11 6 (3.31%) Senior Microsoft Developer
11 6 (3.31%) Software Consultant
11 6 (3.31%) VB.NET Developer
11 6 (3.31%) Xamarin Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 70 (38.67%) .NET
2 57 (31.49%) ASP.NET
3 43 (23.76%) Web Services
4 34 (18.78%) HTML
5 30 (16.57%) CSS
6 26 (14.36%) XML
7 21 (11.60%) jQuery
8 17 (9.39%) Java EE
8 17 (9.39%) Java EE 5
8 17 (9.39%) Java SE
9 14 (7.73%) ADO.NET
9 14 (7.73%) HTML5
10 12 (6.63%) .NET Framework
11 11 (6.08%) ASP.NET MVC
12 9 (4.97%) AngularJS
13 7 (3.87%) ASP.NET MVC 5
13 7 (3.87%) ASP.NET Web API
13 7 (3.87%) MDX
14 6 (3.31%) ISPF
14 6 (3.31%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 21 (11.60%) Analytical Skills
2 18 (9.94%) Mobile App
3 10 (5.52%) Clustering
4 9 (4.97%) Management Information System
5 8 (4.42%) Computer Science
6 6 (3.31%) IBM Mainframe
6 6 (3.31%) Mainframe
6 6 (3.31%) Replication
6 6 (3.31%) VSAM
7 5 (2.76%) Data Structures
8 4 (2.21%) N-Tier
9 3 (1.66%) Data Extraction
10 2 (1.10%) Algorithms
10 2 (1.10%) Driving Licence
11 1 (0.55%) Data Centre
11 1 (0.55%) EMC VNX
11 1 (0.55%) Enterprise Software
11 1 (0.55%) Enterprise Storage
11 1 (0.55%) Private Cloud
11 1 (0.55%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 49 (27.07%) Windows
2 33 (18.23%) Linux
2 33 (18.23%) Unix
3 29 (16.02%) Windows Server
4 16 (8.84%) Windows Server 2012
5 15 (8.29%) Windows Server 2008
6 14 (7.73%) Windows Server 2003
7 8 (4.42%) Mac OS X
8 6 (3.31%) MVS
9 1 (0.55%) Solaris
9 1 (0.55%) Windows 7
9 1 (0.55%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 59 (32.60%) Agile Software Development
2 38 (20.99%) ITIL
3 35 (19.34%) Test Scripting
4 33 (18.23%) Mentoring
5 31 (17.13%) SDLC
6 22 (12.15%) Business Intelligence
6 22 (12.15%) Integration Testing
7 21 (11.60%) MVC
8 15 (8.29%) CRM
9 14 (7.73%) Incident Management
9 14 (7.73%) Web Development
10 12 (6.63%) Disaster Recovery
10 12 (6.63%) OO
10 12 (6.63%) Root Cause Analysis
11 11 (6.08%) Change Management
11 11 (6.08%) Server Monitoring
12 10 (5.52%) Performance Tuning
12 10 (5.52%) Scrum
12 10 (5.52%) Service Delivery
12 10 (5.52%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 89 (49.17%) SQL
2 67 (37.02%) C#
3 46 (25.41%) Java
3 46 (25.41%) JavaScript
4 36 (19.89%) VB
5 29 (16.02%) T-SQL
6 23 (12.71%) Perl
7 18 (9.94%) Shell Script
8 15 (8.29%) PowerShell
8 15 (8.29%) VBA
9 14 (7.73%) VBScript
10 10 (5.52%) VB.NET
11 8 (4.42%) C++
12 6 (3.31%) Assembly Language
12 6 (3.31%) CLIST
12 6 (3.31%) COBOL
12 6 (3.31%) JCL
12 6 (3.31%) PL/SQL
12 6 (3.31%) REXX
12 6 (3.31%) Scala
Qualifications
1 49 (27.07%) Security Cleared
2 41 (22.65%) SC Cleared
3 24 (13.26%) Degree
4 20 (11.05%) Oracle Certification
5 19 (10.50%) BPSS Clearance
6 18 (9.94%) OCP
7 17 (9.39%) OCA
7 17 (9.39%) OCAJ
8 10 (5.52%) Microsoft Certification
9 8 (4.42%) AAT
10 4 (2.21%) MCDBA
11 3 (1.66%) ISEB
12 2 (1.10%) MCSA
12 2 (1.10%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
13 1 (0.55%) DV Cleared
13 1 (0.55%) ISTQB
13 1 (0.55%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (8.29%) SLA
2 5 (2.76%) Disclosure Scotland
3 4 (2.21%) Data Quality
3 4 (2.21%) ISO 9001
4 1 (0.55%) HL7
System Software
1 15 (8.29%) Active Directory
2 7 (3.87%) Terminal Services
2 7 (3.87%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (3.31%) Time Sharing Option
4 4 (2.21%) Microsoft App-V
4 4 (2.21%) XenApp
5 2 (1.10%) Firmware
5 2 (1.10%) Hyper-V
5 2 (1.10%) vSphere
6 1 (0.55%) Oracle RAC
6 1 (0.55%) Terminal Server
Systems Management
1 18 (9.94%) Tivoli
2 17 (9.39%) MOM
3 15 (8.29%) HP SiteScope
4 8 (4.42%) Perfmon
4 8 (4.42%) SCCM
4 8 (4.42%) WSUS
5 7 (3.87%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
6 4 (2.21%) OpenView Configuration Management
7 3 (1.66%) HP SIM
7 3 (1.66%) OpenView
8 1 (0.55%) Oracle RMAN
8 1 (0.55%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 66 (36.46%) Oracle
2 61 (33.70%) Microsoft
3 32 (17.68%) HP
4 26 (14.36%) ServiceNow
5 23 (12.71%) CA
6 17 (9.39%) BMC
7 10 (5.52%) Citrix
8 9 (4.97%) Informatica
9 8 (4.42%) VMware
10 7 (3.87%) Xamarin
11 6 (3.31%) IBM
11 6 (3.31%) Micro Focus
12 4 (2.21%) Meridio
13 3 (1.66%) Lotus
13 3 (1.66%) Red Hat
13 3 (1.66%) Salesforce.com
14 2 (1.10%) Avaya
14 2 (1.10%) Twitter
15 1 (0.55%) AppDynamics
15 1 (0.55%) Sitecore
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