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 19 September 2014 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.

Location
3 months to
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft SQL Server (MS SQL)
Rank 21 18 19
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +1
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 58 20 30
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 8.35% 5.67% 6.51%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 34.73% 31.75% 34.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 32 15 14
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£327 £286 £333
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.18% -13.98%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £110 £185 £226
10% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £390 £340
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £325 £325
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 1 2
Average hourly rate £31.50 £12.99 £13.11
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+142.49% -0.91%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £27.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-9.09% -
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
167 63 87
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 24.03% 17.85% 18.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 100 41 39
Average daily rate £350 £325 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £202 £228 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £425 £340
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £345 £338
% change year-on-year
+1.44% +2.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 2 4
Average hourly rate £32.09 £9.75 £13.42
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+229.29% -27.38%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £27.50 £6.50 £13.11
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £33.00 £12.99 £15.77
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £30.00 £32.05
% change year-on-year
- -6.39%

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 19 September 2014.

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 19 September 2014.

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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing SQL Server within the North East region over the 3 months to 19 September 2014. 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
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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 -10 35 £330 +2.68% 34
Durham +8 17 £325 +52.94% 5
Northumberland - - - -
SQL Server
England

SQL Server
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North East

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, 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 53 (50.96%) SQL
2 49 (47.12%) .NET
3 45 (43.27%) Windows
4 43 (41.35%) Microsoft
5 40 (38.46%) C#
6 34 (32.69%) ASP.NET
6 34 (32.69%) Security Cleared
6 34 (32.69%) SQL Server 2008
7 28 (26.92%) Oracle
8 23 (22.12%) Clustering
8 23 (22.12%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 22 (21.15%) SC Cleared
10 21 (20.19%) SharePoint
11 20 (19.23%) T-SQL
11 20 (19.23%) Web Services
12 19 (18.27%) UNIX
12 19 (18.27%) SQL Server Integration Services
13 18 (17.31%) SQL Server 2005
13 18 (17.31%) VMware
13 18 (17.31%) VB.NET
13 18 (17.31%) Firewall
14 17 (16.35%) Citrix
14 17 (16.35%) JavaScript
15 16 (15.38%) XML
15 16 (15.38%) MS Excel
15 16 (15.38%) HP
15 16 (15.38%) Business Intelligence
15 16 (15.38%) Finance
15 16 (15.38%) Windows Server 2008
16 15 (14.42%) Microsoft Certification

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

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, 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 21 (20.19%) SharePoint
2 15 (14.42%) IIS
3 10 (9.62%) SharePoint 2010
4 7 (6.73%) BizTalk Server
5 6 (5.77%) MQSeries
5 6 (5.77%) WebLogic
6 4 (3.85%) Apache
6 4 (3.85%) Oracle Application Server
7 3 (2.88%) WebSphere
7 3 (2.88%) IBM Notes
7 3 (2.88%) SAS
8 2 (1.92%) WebLogic Portal
9 1 (0.96%) Oracle Workflow
9 1 (0.96%) Tomcat
9 1 (0.96%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 16 (15.38%) MS Excel
2 10 (9.62%) InfoPath
3 7 (6.73%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 6 (5.77%) Dynamics CRM
Communications & Networking
1 18 (17.31%) Firewall
2 11 (10.58%) DHCP
2 11 (10.58%) DNS
3 10 (9.62%) Extranet
4 9 (8.65%) TCP/IP
5 7 (6.73%) HTTP
6 6 (5.77%) SAN
7 5 (4.81%) LAN
7 5 (4.81%) WAN
7 5 (4.81%) VPN
8 3 (2.88%) Internet
9 2 (1.92%) Intranet
10 1 (0.96%) Cisco ASA
10 1 (0.96%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 34 (32.69%) SQL Server 2008
2 23 (22.12%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 19 (18.27%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 18 (17.31%) SQL Server 2005
5 15 (14.42%) SQL Server 2000
6 13 (12.50%) Relational Database
7 12 (11.54%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 10 (9.62%) RDBMS
9 7 (6.73%) Business Intelligence Development Studio
9 7 (6.73%) Oracle Database
10 6 (5.77%) Data Warehouse
10 6 (5.77%) DB2
10 6 (5.77%) Oracle Database 11g
11 5 (4.81%) SQL Server 2012
12 4 (3.85%) DTS
12 4 (3.85%) Microsoft Analysis Services
13 1 (0.96%) Oracle OWB
13 1 (0.96%) PostgreSQL
13 1 (0.96%) IDOL
13 1 (0.96%) Crystal Reports
Development Applications
1 7 (6.73%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
2 6 (5.77%) JUnit
3 4 (3.85%) Visual Studio
4 2 (1.92%) Team Foundation Server
5 1 (0.96%) MSI
General
1 16 (15.38%) Finance
2 10 (9.62%) Manufacturing
3 1 (0.96%) Advertising
3 1 (0.96%) Publishing
3 1 (0.96%) Front Office
3 1 (0.96%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 48 (46.15%) Developer
2 10 (9.62%) SharePoint Developer
3 9 (8.65%) Wintel Engineer
3 9 (8.65%) .NET Developer
3 9 (8.65%) Support Engineer
4 8 (7.69%) Server Support
4 8 (7.69%) Programmer
5 7 (6.73%) Analyst
6 6 (5.77%) Applications Support
6 6 (5.77%) Microsoft Developer
6 6 (5.77%) UNIX Engineer
7 5 (4.81%) Scala Developer
8 4 (3.85%) DBA
8 4 (3.85%) Development Team Leader
8 4 (3.85%) SQL DBA
8 4 (3.85%) Team Leader
8 4 (3.85%) Server Engineer
8 4 (3.85%) Business Intelligence Developer
9 3 (2.88%) Server Support Engineer
9 3 (2.88%) Wintel Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 49 (47.12%) .NET
2 34 (32.69%) ASP.NET
3 20 (19.23%) Web Services
4 16 (15.38%) XML
5 12 (11.54%) jQuery
6 8 (7.69%) Middleware
6 8 (7.69%) J2EE
7 7 (6.73%) REST
8 6 (5.77%) Play Framework
8 6 (5.77%) JMS
9 5 (4.81%) .NET Framework
9 5 (4.81%) WinForms
10 4 (3.85%) ActiveX
10 4 (3.85%) DCOM
10 4 (3.85%) HTML
10 4 (3.85%) MDX
10 4 (3.85%) ASP.NET MVC
11 3 (2.88%) WCF
11 3 (2.88%) CSS
11 3 (2.88%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 23 (22.12%) Clustering
2 12 (11.54%) Analytical Skills
3 7 (6.73%) N-Tier
4 6 (5.77%) Replication
5 5 (4.81%) Open Source
5 5 (4.81%) Fat Client
5 5 (4.81%) Management Information System
5 5 (4.81%) Thin Client
6 3 (2.88%) IVR
7 2 (1.92%) User Experience
7 2 (1.92%) NHS
7 2 (1.92%) Computer Science
7 2 (1.92%) CMDB
8 1 (0.96%) RIA
8 1 (0.96%) Mathematics
8 1 (0.96%) Web 2.0
Operating Systems
1 45 (43.27%) Windows
2 19 (18.27%) UNIX
3 16 (15.38%) Windows Server 2008
4 15 (14.42%) Windows Server 2003
5 13 (12.50%) Windows Server 2012
6 7 (6.73%) Linux
6 7 (6.73%) HPUX
7 6 (5.77%) Solaris
8 5 (4.81%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 5 (4.81%) AIX
9 3 (2.88%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (15.38%) Business Intelligence
2 12 (11.54%) ITIL
3 11 (10.58%) Agile Software Development
4 10 (9.62%) B2B
4 10 (9.62%) Data Management
4 10 (9.62%) Disaster Recovery
4 10 (9.62%) Mentoring
5 9 (8.65%) Service Delivery
6 8 (7.69%) CRM
7 7 (6.73%) Change Control
7 7 (6.73%) Time Management
7 7 (6.73%) Service Management
7 7 (6.73%) Configuration Management
7 7 (6.73%) Coaching
8 6 (5.77%) Performance Tuning
8 6 (5.77%) Change Management
8 6 (5.77%) SOA
8 6 (5.77%) Software Architecture
9 5 (4.81%) Performance Testing
9 5 (4.81%) Integration Testing
Programming Languages
1 53 (50.96%) SQL
2 40 (38.46%) C#
3 20 (19.23%) T-SQL
4 18 (17.31%) VB.NET
5 17 (16.35%) JavaScript
6 11 (10.58%) Java
7 10 (9.62%) VB
8 9 (8.65%) VBA
9 6 (5.77%) C++
9 6 (5.77%) VBScript
9 6 (5.77%) Scala
10 4 (3.85%) Shell Script
10 4 (3.85%) VB6
11 3 (2.88%) C
11 3 (2.88%) PL/SQL
12 1 (0.96%) PowerShell
12 1 (0.96%) Python
Qualifications
1 34 (32.69%) Security Cleared
2 22 (21.15%) SC Cleared
3 15 (14.42%) Microsoft Certification
4 9 (8.65%) MCSE
5 8 (7.69%) Degree
5 8 (7.69%) DV Cleared
6 4 (3.85%) MCDBA
6 4 (3.85%) MCT
7 1 (0.96%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.92%) SLA
System Software
1 10 (9.62%) VMware Infrastructure
2 8 (7.69%) Active Directory
2 8 (7.69%) Veritas Volume Manager
3 5 (4.81%) Hyper-V
3 5 (4.81%) Oracle RAC
3 5 (4.81%) VMware ESX
4 4 (3.85%) RHEV
4 4 (3.85%) KVM
5 3 (2.88%) vSphere
5 3 (2.88%) Terminal Services
6 1 (0.96%) XenApp
6 1 (0.96%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 9 (8.65%) NetBackup
2 5 (4.81%) OpenView Configuration Management
3 2 (1.92%) OpenView
3 2 (1.92%) HP SIM
4 1 (0.96%) SCOM
4 1 (0.96%) WSUS
4 1 (0.96%) CA SiteMinder
Vendors
1 43 (41.35%) Microsoft
2 28 (26.92%) Oracle
3 18 (17.31%) VMware
4 17 (16.35%) Citrix
5 16 (15.38%) HP
6 15 (14.42%) Veritas
7 7 (6.73%) Cisco
8 6 (5.77%) Red Hat
9 3 (2.88%) SAP
9 3 (2.88%) Lotus
9 3 (2.88%) Genesys
10 2 (1.92%) Dell
10 2 (1.92%) CA
10 2 (1.92%) Cognos
10 2 (1.92%) Business Objects
11 1 (0.96%) Informatica
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