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 23 July 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
23 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft SQL Server (MS SQL)
Rank 19 14 14
Rank change year-on-year
-5 0
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 178 85 44
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 11.76% 9.16% 8.59%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 54.27% 37.78% 37.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 113 52 31
Median daily rate £310 £300 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.33% -7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £232 £263 £245
10% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £374 £355
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 22 2 1
Median hourly rate £32.66 £24.09 £32.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+35.56% -25.88%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.66 £23.00 £23.00
% change year-on-year
+41.97% -
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
328 225 118
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 21.68% 24.25% 23.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 209 151 74
Median daily rate £325 £370 £327
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-12.16% +13.29%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £280 £245
10% offered a daily rate of more than £477 £650 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £352 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.53% +0.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 32 3 1
Median hourly rate £32.66 £18.59 £32.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+75.68% -42.80%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £31.00 £28.13 £25.00
% change year-on-year
+10.22% +12.50%

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 23 July 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 23 July 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 23 July 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 +13 169 £310 +7.82% 22
Durham -13 4 £209 -30.41% 6
SQL Server
England

SQL Server
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North East

For the 6 months to 23 July 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.

1 178 (63.35%) SQL
2 147 (52.31%) Security Cleared
3 146 (51.96%) Windows
4 133 (47.33%) SC Cleared
5 127 (45.20%) Microsoft
6 113 (40.21%) Oracle
7 101 (35.94%) ITIL
8 100 (35.59%) HP
9 96 (34.16%) Windows Server
10 86 (30.60%) Active Directory
11 78 (27.76%) MS Excel
12 73 (25.98%) VMware
13 68 (24.20%) Microsoft Certification
14 62 (22.06%) .NET
15 61 (21.71%) VB
16 57 (20.28%) Citrix
17 55 (19.57%) C#
18 54 (19.22%) VMware Infrastructure
19 51 (18.15%) Clustering
20 50 (17.79%) Unix
21 49 (17.44%) DNS
22 48 (17.08%) TCP/IP
22 48 (17.08%) Linux
22 48 (17.08%) SQL Server 2008
23 47 (16.73%) ServiceNow
24 44 (15.66%) Degree
24 44 (15.66%) DB2
25 43 (15.30%) ASP.NET
25 43 (15.30%) Incident Management
25 43 (15.30%) Relational Database

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 41 (14.59%) IIS
2 21 (7.47%) IBM Notes
3 20 (7.12%) Apache
4 18 (6.41%) SharePoint
5 16 (5.69%) MS Exchange
6 13 (4.63%) Exchange Server 2010
6 13 (4.63%) Exchange Server 2013
7 7 (2.49%) CMS
7 7 (2.49%) OpenStack
8 4 (1.42%) SharePoint 2010
8 4 (1.42%) SharePoint 2013
9 2 (0.71%) Oracle Workflow
9 2 (0.71%) Umbraco
10 1 (0.36%) BizTalk Server
10 1 (0.36%) CICS
10 1 (0.36%) Office Communications Server
10 1 (0.36%) SAS
10 1 (0.36%) SharePoint Server
10 1 (0.36%) Sitecore CMS
10 1 (0.36%) WebSphere
Applications
1 78 (27.76%) MS Excel
2 21 (7.47%) MS Office
3 1 (0.36%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 8 (2.85%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (0.71%) Visualfiles
Cloud Services
1 15 (5.34%) Office 365
2 5 (1.78%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (1.07%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 49 (17.44%) DNS
2 48 (17.08%) TCP/IP
3 42 (14.95%) SAN
4 39 (13.88%) Firewall
5 36 (12.81%) DHCP
6 10 (3.56%) Internet
7 7 (2.49%) VPN
8 3 (1.07%) 3G
8 3 (1.07%) Wi-Fi
9 2 (0.71%) HTTP
9 2 (0.71%) Network Security
10 1 (0.36%) HTTPS
10 1 (0.36%) Intranet
10 1 (0.36%) IP Telephony
10 1 (0.36%) Kerberos
10 1 (0.36%) PBX
10 1 (0.36%) Skype
10 1 (0.36%) SSL
10 1 (0.36%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 48 (17.08%) SQL Server 2008
2 44 (15.66%) DB2
3 43 (15.30%) Relational Database
4 37 (13.17%) SQL Server 2012
5 34 (12.10%) RDBMS
6 30 (10.68%) SQL Server 2005
7 28 (9.96%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 24 (8.54%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 19 (6.76%) Oracle Database
10 12 (4.27%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 9 (3.20%) Data Warehouse
11 9 (3.20%) SQL Server 2000
12 8 (2.85%) Business Intelligence Development Studio
13 7 (2.49%) BusinessObjects
13 7 (2.49%) MySQL
14 6 (2.14%) Oracle Database 11g
15 5 (1.78%) Microsoft Analysis Services
16 3 (1.07%) Amazon Redshift
16 3 (1.07%) SQL Server 2014
17 2 (0.71%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 24 (8.54%) Visual Studio
2 21 (7.47%) MSI
3 20 (7.12%) Team Foundation Server
4 9 (3.20%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
5 5 (1.78%) ERwin
6 3 (1.07%) Git (software)
7 2 (0.71%) TeamCity
8 1 (0.36%) Bower
8 1 (0.36%) Grunt
8 1 (0.36%) JIRA
8 1 (0.36%) Maven
8 1 (0.36%) MSTest
8 1 (0.36%) NMock
8 1 (0.36%) NuGet
8 1 (0.36%) Octopus Deploy
8 1 (0.36%) Oracle APEX
8 1 (0.36%) StarTeam
8 1 (0.36%) Subversion
8 1 (0.36%) WebLogic Workshop
8 1 (0.36%) WiX
General
1 26 (9.25%) Finance
2 21 (7.47%) Manufacturing
3 6 (2.14%) Advertising
4 2 (0.71%) Law
4 2 (0.71%) Marketing
4 2 (0.71%) Retail
5 1 (0.36%) Banking
Job Titles
1 89 (31.67%) Developer
2 31 (11.03%) .NET Developer
2 31 (11.03%) DBA
3 20 (7.12%) SQL DBA
4 18 (6.41%) Support Engineer
5 16 (5.69%) C# Developer
5 16 (5.69%) Java Developer
6 14 (4.98%) SQL Developer
7 13 (4.63%) Wintel Support
8 11 (3.91%) Consultant
8 11 (3.91%) Technical Leader
8 11 (3.91%) Wintel Engineer
9 10 (3.56%) Oracle DBA
9 10 (3.56%) VB.NET Developer
10 9 (3.20%) C# .NET Developer
10 9 (3.20%) Office 365 Engineer
11 8 (2.85%) Mobility Engineer
11 8 (2.85%) Server Support
12 7 (2.49%) Applications Developer
12 7 (2.49%) Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 62 (22.06%) .NET
2 43 (15.30%) ASP.NET
3 31 (11.03%) Web Services
4 23 (8.19%) XML
5 22 (7.83%) CSS
5 22 (7.83%) HTML
6 21 (7.47%) Middleware
7 19 (6.76%) .NET Framework
8 16 (5.69%) jQuery
9 13 (4.63%) ASP.NET MVC
10 11 (3.91%) ASP.NET Web API
11 10 (3.56%) ADO.NET
12 9 (3.20%) HTML5
13 8 (2.85%) ASP.NET MVC 5
13 8 (2.85%) Entity Framework
13 8 (2.85%) Java EE
13 8 (2.85%) Java EE 5
13 8 (2.85%) Java SE
13 8 (2.85%) MDX
14 5 (1.78%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 51 (18.15%) Clustering
2 23 (8.19%) Analytical Skills
3 19 (6.76%) Management Information System
4 18 (6.41%) Computer Science
5 12 (4.27%) Mobile App
6 9 (3.20%) CMDB
7 8 (2.85%) Replication
8 7 (2.49%) CESG
9 6 (2.14%) Mainframe
9 6 (2.14%) N-Tier
10 5 (1.78%) Private Cloud
11 4 (1.42%) Data Centre
12 3 (1.07%) Fat Client
12 3 (1.07%) Thin Client
12 3 (1.07%) Virtual Team
13 2 (0.71%) Digital Media
13 2 (0.71%) Enterprise Software
13 2 (0.71%) PKI
13 2 (0.71%) User Experience
14 1 (0.36%) FlexPod
Operating Systems
1 146 (51.96%) Windows
2 96 (34.16%) Windows Server
3 50 (17.79%) Unix
4 48 (17.08%) Linux
5 26 (9.25%) Windows Server 2008
6 22 (7.83%) Windows Server 2012
7 20 (7.12%) Windows Server 2003
8 11 (3.91%) Android
8 11 (3.91%) Apple iOS
9 9 (3.20%) Windows Phone
10 4 (1.42%) Mac OS X
10 4 (1.42%) Windows 7
11 2 (0.71%) Solaris
11 2 (0.71%) Windows Phone 8
12 1 (0.36%) AIX
12 1 (0.36%) HPUX
12 1 (0.36%) Windows 8
12 1 (0.36%) Windows XP
12 1 (0.36%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 101 (35.94%) ITIL
2 43 (15.30%) Incident Management
3 38 (13.52%) Agile Software Development
4 37 (13.17%) Mentoring
5 31 (11.03%) Configuration Management
5 31 (11.03%) High Availability
6 25 (8.90%) Root Cause Analysis
7 24 (8.54%) Business Intelligence
8 23 (8.19%) Application Packaging
8 23 (8.19%) Change Management
8 23 (8.19%) Server Monitoring
9 22 (7.83%) Service Delivery
10 21 (7.47%) Problem Management
10 21 (7.47%) SDLC
11 20 (7.12%) Disaster Recovery
11 20 (7.12%) Integration Testing
11 20 (7.12%) Performance Tuning
11 20 (7.12%) Test Scripting
12 19 (6.76%) CRM
12 19 (6.76%) ITIL V3
Programming Languages
1 178 (63.35%) SQL
2 61 (21.71%) VB
3 55 (19.57%) C#
4 42 (14.95%) Perl
4 42 (14.95%) PowerShell
4 42 (14.95%) Shell Script
5 41 (14.59%) T-SQL
6 29 (10.32%) Java
7 27 (9.61%) JavaScript
8 21 (7.47%) VBScript
9 17 (6.05%) VB.NET
10 7 (2.49%) PL/SQL
11 6 (2.14%) VBA
12 5 (1.78%) FQL
13 4 (1.42%) PHP
14 3 (1.07%) C
14 3 (1.07%) Scala
14 3 (1.07%) VB6
15 2 (0.71%) C++
15 2 (0.71%) XAML
Qualifications
1 147 (52.31%) Security Cleared
2 133 (47.33%) SC Cleared
3 68 (24.20%) Microsoft Certification
4 44 (15.66%) Degree
5 40 (14.23%) BPSS Clearance
6 22 (7.83%) AAT
7 20 (7.12%) Oracle Certification
8 18 (6.41%) MCSE
8 18 (6.41%) OCP
9 15 (5.34%) MCTS
10 9 (3.20%) MCITP
11 8 (2.85%) MCP
11 8 (2.85%) OCA
11 8 (2.85%) OCAJ
12 6 (2.14%) MCDBA
12 6 (2.14%) MCSA
12 6 (2.14%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
13 3 (1.07%) ISEB
14 1 (0.36%) Citrix Certification
14 1 (0.36%) MCDST
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 39 (13.88%) SLA
2 7 (2.49%) Disclosure Scotland
3 6 (2.14%) ISO 9001
4 1 (0.36%) Data Quality
4 1 (0.36%) HL7
System Software
1 86 (30.60%) Active Directory
2 54 (19.22%) VMware Infrastructure
3 25 (8.90%) Microsoft App-V
4 24 (8.54%) Terminal Services
5 14 (4.98%) Virtual Servers
6 13 (4.63%) Microsoft Virtual Server
7 11 (3.91%) Hyper-V
8 10 (3.56%) Oracle RAC
9 9 (3.20%) vSphere
10 7 (2.49%) Firmware
10 7 (2.49%) Veritas Volume Manager
10 7 (2.49%) XenApp
11 1 (0.36%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 41 (14.59%) MOM
1 41 (14.59%) Tivoli
2 38 (13.52%) HP SiteScope
3 37 (13.17%) Microsoft Clustering
4 28 (9.96%) Perfmon
5 21 (7.47%) OpenView Configuration Management
6 20 (7.12%) OpenView
7 14 (4.98%) HP SIM
8 10 (3.56%) Oracle RMAN
9 7 (2.49%) NetBackup
10 6 (2.14%) AirWatch
11 5 (1.78%) SCCM
12 4 (1.42%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
12 4 (1.42%) XenMobile
13 3 (1.07%) WSUS
14 2 (0.71%) SAP Afaria
15 1 (0.36%) Backup Exec
15 1 (0.36%) SolarWinds Orion
15 1 (0.36%) Unicenter
Vendors
1 127 (45.20%) Microsoft
2 113 (40.21%) Oracle
3 100 (35.59%) HP
4 73 (25.98%) VMware
5 57 (20.28%) Citrix
6 47 (16.73%) ServiceNow
7 42 (14.95%) CA
8 41 (14.59%) BMC
9 21 (7.47%) Lotus
10 10 (3.56%) Informatica
11 9 (3.20%) Apple
11 9 (3.20%) Siemens
12 8 (2.85%) Xamarin
13 7 (2.49%) Veritas
14 6 (2.14%) Meridio
15 5 (1.78%) AppSense
15 5 (1.78%) Samsung
16 4 (1.42%) Cisco
17 3 (1.07%) Salesforce.com
17 3 (1.07%) SAP
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