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 August 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 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft SQL Server (MS SQL)
Rank 21 14 15
Rank change year-on-year
-7 +1
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 125 118 50
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 10.07% 11.38% 8.46%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 45.96% 44.70% 36.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 86 74 33
Median daily rate £320 £310 £328
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.22% -5.52%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £254 £110
10% offered a daily rate of more than £388 £531 £375
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 1 4
Median hourly rate £28.00 £32.50 £31.80
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-13.84% +2.21%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £27.10 £32.50 £30.45
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.67 £32.50 £32.38
UK excluding London median hourly rate £31.50 £29.75 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +32.22%
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
272 264 136
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 21.92% 25.46% 23.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 179 168 83
Median daily rate £338 £350 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.57% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £209
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £625 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 21 3 4
Median hourly rate £20.00 £21.50 £32.30
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-6.97% -33.42%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.00 £18.30 £30.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £34.33 £30.30 £32.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.18 £33.00 £28.50
% change year-on-year
-14.60% +15.78%

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 August 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
Hourly Rate Histogram in the North East

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing SQL Server across the North East region over the 3 months to 30 August 2016.

SQL Server Hourly Rate Histogram 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 August 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 -5 111 £320 -26.43% 28
Durham -8 11 £428 +42.50% 2
SQL Server
England

SQL Server
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North East

For the 6 months to 30 August 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.

1 175 (65.30%) SQL
2 163 (60.82%) Windows
3 150 (55.97%) Security Cleared
4 135 (50.37%) SC Cleared
5 130 (48.51%) Microsoft
6 109 (40.67%) ITIL
7 108 (40.30%) HP
8 107 (39.93%) Windows Server
9 102 (38.06%) Oracle
10 87 (32.46%) Active Directory
11 79 (29.48%) MS Excel
12 75 (27.99%) VMware
13 69 (25.75%) Microsoft Certification
14 67 (25.00%) VB
15 57 (21.27%) Citrix
16 56 (20.90%) VMware Infrastructure
17 55 (20.52%) TCP/IP
18 53 (19.78%) Unix
18 53 (19.78%) Linux
19 52 (19.40%) Clustering
20 50 (18.66%) DNS
21 49 (18.28%) Shell Script
22 48 (17.91%) Tivoli
22 48 (17.91%) MOM
22 48 (17.91%) Perl
22 48 (17.91%) DB2
22 48 (17.91%) ServiceNow
23 47 (17.54%) C#
23 47 (17.54%) CA
24 46 (17.16%) BMC

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 39 (14.55%) IIS
2 22 (8.21%) Apache
3 21 (7.84%) IBM Notes
4 17 (6.34%) MS Exchange
5 14 (5.22%) Exchange Server 2010
5 14 (5.22%) Exchange Server 2013
5 14 (5.22%) SharePoint
6 9 (3.36%) OpenStack
7 7 (2.61%) BizTalk Server
8 6 (2.24%) WebLogic
9 5 (1.87%) CMS
9 5 (1.87%) SharePoint 2010
10 4 (1.49%) SharePoint 2013
11 2 (0.75%) Office Communications Server
11 2 (0.75%) Oracle Workflow
11 2 (0.75%) SharePoint Server
11 2 (0.75%) Skype for Business
11 2 (0.75%) Tomcat
11 2 (0.75%) Umbraco
12 1 (0.37%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 79 (29.48%) MS Excel
2 21 (7.84%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 4 (1.49%) Visualfiles
2 2 (0.75%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 16 (5.97%) Office 365
2 5 (1.87%) Amazon AWS
3 4 (1.49%) Microsoft Azure
4 2 (0.75%) DigitalOcean
4 2 (0.75%) GitHub
4 2 (0.75%) Google Analytics
4 2 (0.75%) Linode
Communications & Networking
1 55 (20.52%) TCP/IP
2 50 (18.66%) DNS
3 43 (16.04%) SAN
4 39 (14.55%) Firewall
5 37 (13.81%) DHCP
6 7 (2.61%) VPN
7 5 (1.87%) Internet
8 3 (1.12%) 3G
8 3 (1.12%) Wi-Fi
9 2 (0.75%) HTTP
9 2 (0.75%) Network Security
9 2 (0.75%) Skype
10 1 (0.37%) Cisco ASA
10 1 (0.37%) HTTPS
10 1 (0.37%) Intranet
10 1 (0.37%) IP Telephony
10 1 (0.37%) PBX
10 1 (0.37%) SSL
10 1 (0.37%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 48 (17.91%) DB2
2 40 (14.93%) SQL Server 2008
3 33 (12.31%) SQL Server 2012
4 31 (11.57%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 30 (11.19%) SQL Server 2005
6 29 (10.82%) Relational Database
7 26 (9.70%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 25 (9.33%) RDBMS
9 19 (7.09%) Oracle Database
10 15 (5.60%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 10 (3.73%) MySQL
12 9 (3.36%) SQL Server 2000
13 8 (2.99%) Business Intelligence Development Studio
14 7 (2.61%) BusinessObjects
14 7 (2.61%) QlikView
15 6 (2.24%) Data Warehouse
15 6 (2.24%) Oracle Database 11g
16 5 (1.87%) Microsoft Analysis Services
17 3 (1.12%) Amazon Redshift
17 3 (1.12%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 21 (7.84%) MSI
2 16 (5.97%) Visual Studio
3 9 (3.36%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
4 8 (2.99%) Team Foundation Server
5 5 (1.87%) ERwin
6 4 (1.49%) Git (software)
7 2 (0.75%) GitLab
7 2 (0.75%) Subversion
7 2 (0.75%) TeamCity
7 2 (0.75%) Vagrant
8 1 (0.37%) Bower
8 1 (0.37%) Grunt
8 1 (0.37%) JIRA
8 1 (0.37%) MSTest
8 1 (0.37%) NMock
8 1 (0.37%) NuGet
8 1 (0.37%) Octopus Deploy
8 1 (0.37%) Oracle APEX
8 1 (0.37%) StarTeam
8 1 (0.37%) WiX
General
1 13 (4.85%) Manufacturing
2 12 (4.48%) Finance
3 5 (1.87%) Advertising
4 4 (1.49%) Law
5 2 (0.75%) Marketing
5 2 (0.75%) Retail
6 1 (0.37%) Banking
Job Titles
1 62 (23.13%) Developer
2 31 (11.57%) DBA
3 25 (9.33%) .NET Developer
4 20 (7.46%) SQL DBA
5 19 (7.09%) Support Engineer
6 15 (5.60%) C# Developer
7 13 (4.85%) Wintel Support
8 12 (4.48%) Consultant
9 11 (4.10%) SQL Developer
9 11 (4.10%) Technical Leader
9 11 (4.10%) Wintel Engineer
10 10 (3.73%) Oracle DBA
11 9 (3.36%) Infrastructure Engineer
11 9 (3.36%) Office 365 Engineer
11 9 (3.36%) Server Support
12 8 (2.99%) C# .NET Developer
12 8 (2.99%) Mobility Engineer
12 8 (2.99%) VB.NET Developer
13 7 (2.61%) 3rd Line Support
13 7 (2.61%) Subject Matter Expert
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 46 (17.16%) .NET
2 29 (10.82%) ASP.NET
3 21 (7.84%) Middleware
4 20 (7.46%) HTML
5 17 (6.34%) Web Services
5 17 (6.34%) XML
6 15 (5.60%) .NET Framework
7 13 (4.85%) CSS
8 11 (4.10%) ASP.NET MVC
9 10 (3.73%) jQuery
10 9 (3.36%) ASP.NET Web API
11 7 (2.61%) Entity Framework
11 7 (2.61%) WCF
12 6 (2.24%) ASP.NET MVC 5
13 5 (1.87%) ADO.NET
13 5 (1.87%) HTML5
13 5 (1.87%) MDX
13 5 (1.87%) WPF
14 4 (1.49%) AngularJS
14 4 (1.49%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 52 (19.40%) Clustering
2 20 (7.46%) Management Information System
3 19 (7.09%) Analytical Skills
3 19 (7.09%) Computer Science
4 9 (3.36%) CMDB
5 8 (2.99%) Replication
6 7 (2.61%) CESG
7 6 (2.24%) Enterprise Software
7 6 (2.24%) Mainframe
7 6 (2.24%) N-Tier
8 5 (1.87%) Private Cloud
9 4 (1.49%) Data Centre
9 4 (1.49%) Mobile App
10 3 (1.12%) Fat Client
10 3 (1.12%) Thin Client
10 3 (1.12%) Virtual Team
11 2 (0.75%) Blackberry
11 2 (0.75%) Digital Media
11 2 (0.75%) Public Cloud
11 2 (0.75%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 163 (60.82%) Windows
2 107 (39.93%) Windows Server
3 53 (19.78%) Linux
3 53 (19.78%) Unix
4 30 (11.19%) Windows Server 2008
5 25 (9.33%) Windows Server 2012
6 23 (8.58%) Windows Server 2003
7 12 (4.48%) Android
7 12 (4.48%) Apple iOS
8 9 (3.36%) Windows Phone
9 4 (1.49%) Windows 7
10 2 (0.75%) CentOS
10 2 (0.75%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 2 (0.75%) Solaris
10 2 (0.75%) Windows Phone 8
11 1 (0.37%) AIX
11 1 (0.37%) HPUX
11 1 (0.37%) Windows 8
11 1 (0.37%) Windows XP
11 1 (0.37%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 109 (40.67%) ITIL
2 45 (16.79%) Incident Management
3 33 (12.31%) Mentoring
4 31 (11.57%) High Availability
5 30 (11.19%) Configuration Management
6 27 (10.07%) Business Intelligence
7 26 (9.70%) Server Monitoring
8 25 (9.33%) Root Cause Analysis
9 23 (8.58%) Application Packaging
9 23 (8.58%) Change Management
10 22 (8.21%) Service Delivery
11 21 (7.84%) Problem Management
12 20 (7.46%) Performance Tuning
13 19 (7.09%) CRM
13 19 (7.09%) Disaster Recovery
13 19 (7.09%) ITIL V3
14 18 (6.72%) Content Management
14 18 (6.72%) Load Balancing
15 15 (5.60%) Capacity Management
15 15 (5.60%) Integration Testing
Programming Languages
1 175 (65.30%) SQL
2 67 (25.00%) VB
3 49 (18.28%) Shell Script
4 48 (17.91%) Perl
5 47 (17.54%) C#
6 39 (14.55%) PowerShell
7 30 (11.19%) T-SQL
8 22 (8.21%) JavaScript
9 21 (7.84%) VBScript
10 18 (6.72%) Java
11 15 (5.60%) VB.NET
12 9 (3.36%) C
13 7 (2.61%) PL/SQL
14 6 (2.24%) PHP
15 5 (1.87%) VBA
16 2 (0.75%) C++
16 2 (0.75%) Jython
16 2 (0.75%) Python
16 2 (0.75%) Ruby
17 1 (0.37%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 150 (55.97%) Security Cleared
2 135 (50.37%) SC Cleared
3 69 (25.75%) Microsoft Certification
4 43 (16.04%) BPSS Clearance
5 41 (15.30%) Degree
6 22 (8.21%) AAT
7 19 (7.09%) MCSE
8 15 (5.60%) MCTS
9 10 (3.73%) OCP
9 10 (3.73%) Oracle Certification
10 9 (3.36%) MCITP
11 8 (2.99%) MCP
12 6 (2.24%) MCDBA
12 6 (2.24%) MCSA
12 6 (2.24%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
13 3 (1.12%) ISEB
14 1 (0.37%) Citrix Certification
14 1 (0.37%) ISTQB
14 1 (0.37%) MCDST
14 1 (0.37%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 41 (15.30%) SLA
2 8 (2.99%) Disclosure Scotland
3 6 (2.24%) ISO 9001
4 1 (0.37%) Data Quality
System Software
1 87 (32.46%) Active Directory
2 56 (20.90%) VMware Infrastructure
3 25 (9.33%) Microsoft App-V
4 24 (8.96%) Terminal Services
5 14 (5.22%) Virtual Servers
6 13 (4.85%) Hyper-V
6 13 (4.85%) Microsoft Virtual Server
7 10 (3.73%) Oracle RAC
8 9 (3.36%) vSphere
9 7 (2.61%) Firmware
9 7 (2.61%) Veritas Volume Manager
9 7 (2.61%) XenApp
10 2 (0.75%) VirtualBox
10 2 (0.75%) Xen
11 1 (0.37%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 48 (17.91%) MOM
1 48 (17.91%) Tivoli
2 45 (16.79%) HP SiteScope
3 38 (14.18%) Microsoft Clustering
4 28 (10.45%) Perfmon
5 21 (7.84%) OpenView Configuration Management
6 20 (7.46%) OpenView
7 14 (5.22%) HP SIM
8 10 (3.73%) Oracle RMAN
9 7 (2.61%) NetBackup
10 6 (2.24%) AirWatch
11 5 (1.87%) SCCM
12 4 (1.49%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
12 4 (1.49%) WSUS
12 4 (1.49%) XenMobile
13 3 (1.12%) Opscode Chef
13 3 (1.12%) Puppet
14 2 (0.75%) Ansible
14 2 (0.75%) SAP Afaria
14 2 (0.75%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 130 (48.51%) Microsoft
2 108 (40.30%) HP
3 102 (38.06%) Oracle
4 75 (27.99%) VMware
5 57 (21.27%) Citrix
6 48 (17.91%) ServiceNow
7 47 (17.54%) CA
8 46 (17.16%) BMC
9 21 (7.84%) Lotus
10 10 (3.73%) Informatica
11 9 (3.36%) Apple
11 9 (3.36%) Siemens
12 7 (2.61%) Veritas
13 6 (2.24%) Meridio
13 6 (2.24%) Xamarin
14 5 (1.87%) AppSense
14 5 (1.87%) Samsung
15 4 (1.49%) Cisco
15 4 (1.49%) LexisNexis
16 3 (1.12%) SAP
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