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 26 September 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
26 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft SQL Server (MS SQL)
Rank 15 14 15
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +1
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 142 126 69
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 10.50% 11.52% 9.72%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 48.46% 45.99% 35.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 103 81 37
Median daily rate £340 £395 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-13.92% +21.53%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £276 £280 £110
10% offered a daily rate of more than £573 £540 £366
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 3 10
Median hourly rate £28.00 £15.86 £30.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+76.54% -48.42%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.80 £8.97 £12.80
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.60 £29.17 £33.40
UK excluding London median hourly rate £39.20 £31.76 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+23.42% +41.15%
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
293 274 194
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 21.66% 25.05% 27.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 213 181 113
Median daily rate £400 £350 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% +3.70%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £290 £202
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £560 £445
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 6 10
Median hourly rate £24.00 £17.50 £30.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+37.14% -41.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.00 £7.25 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.60 £33.90 £32.80
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.07 £33.55 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+7.51% +49.11%

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 26 September 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 26 September 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 26 September 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 -2 127 £330 -29.78% 21
Durham -1 10 £428 +47.41%
SQL Server
England

SQL Server
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North East

For the 6 months to 26 September 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.

1 198 (61.88%) SQL
2 195 (60.94%) Windows
3 182 (56.88%) Security Cleared
4 175 (54.69%) Microsoft
5 158 (49.38%) SC Cleared
6 134 (41.88%) ITIL
7 126 (39.38%) Windows Server
8 123 (38.44%) HP
9 120 (37.50%) Active Directory
10 99 (30.94%) Oracle
11 92 (28.75%) MS Excel
11 92 (28.75%) VMware
12 80 (25.00%) Microsoft Certification
13 73 (22.81%) VB
14 72 (22.50%) Linux
15 71 (22.19%) VMware Infrastructure
16 65 (20.31%) C#
17 63 (19.69%) Citrix
17 63 (19.69%) TCP/IP
18 62 (19.38%) Clustering
19 60 (18.75%) DNS
19 60 (18.75%) .NET
20 56 (17.50%) CA
21 55 (17.19%) Shell Script
21 55 (17.19%) Unix
22 53 (16.56%) BMC
22 53 (16.56%) BPSS Clearance
23 52 (16.25%) Perl
24 50 (15.63%) DB2
24 50 (15.63%) IIS

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 50 (15.63%) IIS
2 24 (7.50%) Apache
3 21 (6.56%) IBM Notes
4 19 (5.94%) SharePoint
5 17 (5.31%) MS Exchange
6 14 (4.38%) Exchange Server 2010
6 14 (4.38%) Exchange Server 2013
7 13 (4.06%) BizTalk Server
7 13 (4.06%) WebLogic
8 12 (3.75%) OpenStack
9 5 (1.56%) SAS
9 5 (1.56%) SharePoint 2010
9 5 (1.56%) SharePoint 2013
9 5 (1.56%) SharePoint Server
10 4 (1.25%) CMS
10 4 (1.25%) Tomcat
11 3 (0.94%) Confluence
11 3 (0.94%) Oracle Workflow
11 3 (0.94%) WebSphere
12 2 (0.63%) nginx
Applications
1 92 (28.75%) MS Excel
2 19 (5.94%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 14 (4.38%) Dynamics CRM
2 4 (1.25%) Visualfiles
3 1 (0.31%) Oracle Applications
3 1 (0.31%) Oracle Cash Management
3 1 (0.31%) Oracle EBS
3 1 (0.31%) Oracle EBS R12
3 1 (0.31%) Oracle Payables
Cloud Services
1 17 (5.31%) Office 365
2 16 (5.00%) IaaS
2 16 (5.00%) PaaS
2 16 (5.00%) SaaS
3 6 (1.88%) Amazon AWS
3 6 (1.88%) HP Helion
4 4 (1.25%) Microsoft Azure
5 2 (0.63%) Amazon EC2
5 2 (0.63%) DigitalOcean
5 2 (0.63%) GitHub
5 2 (0.63%) Google Analytics
5 2 (0.63%) Google App Engine
5 2 (0.63%) Google Cloud Platform
5 2 (0.63%) Linode
Communications & Networking
1 63 (19.69%) TCP/IP
2 60 (18.75%) DNS
3 50 (15.63%) SAN
4 47 (14.69%) Firewall
5 44 (13.75%) DHCP
6 11 (3.44%) HTTP
7 10 (3.13%) NAS
8 7 (2.19%) HTTPS
8 7 (2.19%) iSCSI
8 7 (2.19%) VPN
9 5 (1.56%) Internet
10 3 (0.94%) 3G
10 3 (0.94%) SNMP
10 3 (0.94%) SSL
10 3 (0.94%) Wi-Fi
11 2 (0.63%) FTP
11 2 (0.63%) IPsec
11 2 (0.63%) Skype
12 1 (0.31%) PBX
12 1 (0.31%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 50 (15.63%) DB2
2 37 (11.56%) SQL Server 2008
3 36 (11.25%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 31 (9.69%) SQL Server 2005
4 31 (9.69%) SQL Server 2012
5 27 (8.44%) Relational Database
6 25 (7.81%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 23 (7.19%) RDBMS
8 15 (4.69%) Oracle Database
9 14 (4.38%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 10 (3.13%) MySQL
10 10 (3.13%) OLTP
11 9 (2.81%) SQL Server 2000
12 8 (2.50%) Business Intelligence Development Studio
13 7 (2.19%) BusinessObjects
13 7 (2.19%) QlikView
14 5 (1.56%) Data Warehouse
14 5 (1.56%) Microsoft Analysis Services
15 3 (0.94%) PostgreSQL
15 3 (0.94%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 23 (7.19%) Visual Studio
2 22 (6.88%) MSI
3 9 (2.81%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
3 9 (2.81%) Team Foundation Server
4 5 (1.56%) Git (software)
4 5 (1.56%) Jenkins
5 4 (1.25%) JIRA
6 3 (0.94%) Cucumber
6 3 (0.94%) HP UFT
6 3 (0.94%) JMeter
6 3 (0.94%) LoadRunner
6 3 (0.94%) Selenium
6 3 (0.94%) Subversion
7 2 (0.63%) GitLab
7 2 (0.63%) NMock
7 2 (0.63%) TeamCity
7 2 (0.63%) Travis CI
7 2 (0.63%) Vagrant
7 2 (0.63%) WiX
8 1 (0.31%) Bower
General
1 12 (3.75%) Manufacturing
2 8 (2.50%) Finance
3 4 (1.25%) Advertising
3 4 (1.25%) Law
4 2 (0.63%) Retail
5 1 (0.31%) Banking
5 1 (0.31%) General Ledger
Job Titles
1 65 (20.31%) Developer
2 40 (12.50%) DBA
3 27 (8.44%) SQL DBA
4 25 (7.81%) .NET Developer
5 22 (6.88%) Support Engineer
6 15 (4.69%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 14 (4.38%) Consultant
8 13 (4.06%) Administrator
8 13 (4.06%) C# Developer
8 13 (4.06%) Wintel Support
9 12 (3.75%) Technical Leader
9 12 (3.75%) Wintel Engineer
10 10 (3.13%) Oracle DBA
11 9 (2.81%) Analyst
11 9 (2.81%) Office 365 Engineer
11 9 (2.81%) Server Support
12 8 (2.50%) Architect
12 8 (2.50%) Mobility Engineer
12 8 (2.50%) SQL Developer
12 8 (2.50%) Xamarin Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 60 (18.75%) .NET
2 31 (9.69%) ASP.NET
3 28 (8.75%) Middleware
4 27 (8.44%) XML
5 26 (8.13%) HTML
6 22 (6.88%) Web Services
7 16 (5.00%) .NET Framework
8 13 (4.06%) CSS
9 10 (3.13%) ASP.NET MVC
9 10 (3.13%) jQuery
10 8 (2.50%) ASP.NET Web API
10 8 (2.50%) WCF
11 6 (1.88%) Entity Framework
12 5 (1.56%) ADO.NET
12 5 (1.56%) AngularJS
12 5 (1.56%) ASP.NET MVC 5
12 5 (1.56%) MDX
13 4 (1.25%) ASP.NET Web Forms
13 4 (1.25%) HTML5
13 4 (1.25%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 62 (19.38%) Clustering
2 20 (6.25%) Analytical Skills
2 20 (6.25%) Computer Science
2 20 (6.25%) Management Information System
3 11 (3.44%) Enterprise Software
4 10 (3.13%) Replication
5 9 (2.81%) CMDB
5 9 (2.81%) Data Centre
6 7 (2.19%) CESG
7 6 (1.88%) Mainframe
7 6 (1.88%) N-Tier
8 5 (1.56%) PKI
8 5 (1.56%) Private Cloud
8 5 (1.56%) Public Cloud
9 4 (1.25%) Mobile App
10 3 (0.94%) Fat Client
10 3 (0.94%) Thin Client
10 3 (0.94%) Virtual Team
11 2 (0.63%) Blackberry
11 2 (0.63%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 195 (60.94%) Windows
2 126 (39.38%) Windows Server
3 72 (22.50%) Linux
4 55 (17.19%) Unix
5 34 (10.63%) Windows Server 2008
6 32 (10.00%) Windows Server 2012
7 27 (8.44%) Windows Server 2003
8 12 (3.75%) Android
8 12 (3.75%) Apple iOS
9 10 (3.13%) Windows 7
10 9 (2.81%) Windows Phone
11 7 (2.19%) Windows XP
12 3 (0.94%) Mac OS X
12 3 (0.94%) Solaris
13 2 (0.63%) CentOS
13 2 (0.63%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 2 (0.63%) Windows Phone 8
14 1 (0.31%) AIX
14 1 (0.31%) HPUX
14 1 (0.31%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 134 (41.88%) ITIL
2 47 (14.69%) Incident Management
3 34 (10.63%) Mentoring
4 33 (10.31%) Agile Software Development
4 33 (10.31%) High Availability
4 33 (10.31%) Problem Management
5 32 (10.00%) Configuration Management
6 31 (9.69%) CRM
7 29 (9.06%) Change Management
8 27 (8.44%) Application Packaging
9 26 (8.13%) Server Monitoring
10 24 (7.50%) Root Cause Analysis
11 21 (6.56%) Business Intelligence
11 21 (6.56%) Service Delivery
12 19 (5.94%) Disaster Recovery
12 19 (5.94%) Integration Testing
12 19 (5.94%) Open Source
12 19 (5.94%) Performance Tuning
13 18 (5.63%) Content Management
13 18 (5.63%) Load Balancing
Programming Languages
1 198 (61.88%) SQL
2 73 (22.81%) VB
3 65 (20.31%) C#
4 55 (17.19%) Shell Script
5 52 (16.25%) Perl
6 47 (14.69%) PowerShell
7 38 (11.88%) JavaScript
8 34 (10.63%) Java
9 28 (8.75%) T-SQL
10 24 (7.50%) C
11 21 (6.56%) VBScript
12 12 (3.75%) VB.NET
13 9 (2.81%) Python
14 7 (2.19%) Jython
15 5 (1.56%) PHP
15 5 (1.56%) Ruby
15 5 (1.56%) VBA
16 3 (0.94%) C++
17 2 (0.63%) PL/SQL
18 1 (0.31%) VC++
Qualifications
1 182 (56.88%) Security Cleared
2 158 (49.38%) SC Cleared
3 80 (25.00%) Microsoft Certification
4 53 (16.56%) BPSS Clearance
5 41 (12.81%) Degree
6 27 (8.44%) MCSE
7 22 (6.88%) AAT
8 15 (4.69%) MCSA
8 15 (4.69%) MCTS
9 10 (3.13%) OCP
9 10 (3.13%) Oracle Certification
10 9 (2.81%) MCITP
11 8 (2.50%) MCP
12 7 (2.19%) ITIL Certification
13 6 (1.88%) DV Cleared
13 6 (1.88%) MCDBA
13 6 (1.88%) PRINCE2 Certification
13 6 (1.88%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
14 1 (0.31%) Citrix Certification
14 1 (0.31%) MCDST
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 41 (12.81%) SLA
2 12 (3.75%) Disclosure Scotland
3 6 (1.88%) ISO 9001
4 3 (0.94%) QA
System Software
1 120 (37.50%) Active Directory
2 71 (22.19%) VMware Infrastructure
3 31 (9.69%) Microsoft App-V
4 24 (7.50%) Terminal Services
5 17 (5.31%) Virtual Servers
6 16 (5.00%) Hyper-V
6 16 (5.00%) Microsoft Virtual Server
6 16 (5.00%) vSphere
7 10 (3.13%) Oracle RAC
8 8 (2.50%) Veritas Volume Manager
9 7 (2.19%) Firmware
9 7 (2.19%) VMware ESXi
9 7 (2.19%) XenApp
10 5 (1.56%) VMware Workstation
11 4 (1.25%) Xen
12 2 (0.63%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 50 (15.63%) MOM
1 50 (15.63%) Tivoli
2 47 (14.69%) HP SiteScope
3 42 (13.13%) Microsoft Clustering
4 28 (8.75%) Perfmon
5 23 (7.19%) OpenView Configuration Management
6 20 (6.25%) OpenView
7 14 (4.38%) HP SIM
8 10 (3.13%) Oracle RMAN
8 10 (3.13%) Puppet
9 9 (2.81%) WSUS
10 8 (2.50%) NetBackup
11 7 (2.19%) HP Operations Orchestration
11 7 (2.19%) SCCM
12 6 (1.88%) AirWatch
12 6 (1.88%) PowerCLI
13 5 (1.56%) BladeLogic
13 5 (1.56%) SCOrch
14 4 (1.25%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
14 4 (1.25%) XenMobile
Vendors
1 175 (54.69%) Microsoft
2 123 (38.44%) HP
3 99 (30.94%) Oracle
4 92 (28.75%) VMware
5 63 (19.69%) Citrix
6 56 (17.50%) CA
7 53 (16.56%) BMC
8 50 (15.63%) ServiceNow
9 21 (6.56%) Lotus
10 11 (3.44%) AppSense
10 11 (3.44%) Veritas
11 9 (2.81%) Apple
11 9 (2.81%) Siemens
12 8 (2.50%) Dell
12 8 (2.50%) Xamarin
13 6 (1.88%) Meridio
14 5 (1.56%) Samsung
15 4 (1.25%) Google
15 4 (1.25%) LexisNexis
15 4 (1.25%) Sitecore
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