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 27 February 2017 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
27 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft SQL Server (MS SQL)
England / North East
Rank 51 19 16
Rank change year-on-year
-32 -3
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 39 67 50
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 4.42% 7.76% 8.22%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 20.86% 32.68% 37.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 28 41 37
Median daily rate £333 £325 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.30% +8.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £285 £288 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £477 £441 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Median hourly rate - - £15.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £22.52 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+55.41% -24.93%

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
187 205 133
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 21.20% 23.75% 21.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 135 125 84
Median daily rate £384 £418 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.24% +19.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £298 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £650 £442
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £370
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +1.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 4
Median hourly rate £9.00 £21.00 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-57.14% +40.00%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £32.50 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -

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 27 February 2017.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing SQL Server within the North East region over the 3 months to 27 February 2017. 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 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 -32 33 £325 - 19
Durham -2 5 £338 -3.57% 2
SQL Server
England

SQL Server
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North East

For the 6 months to 27 February 2017, 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.

1 115 (63.19%) Microsoft
2 92 (50.55%) SQL
3 77 (42.31%) Windows
4 62 (34.07%) C#
5 55 (30.22%) Security Cleared
6 53 (29.12%) .NET
7 49 (26.92%) Agile Software Development
8 46 (25.27%) ITIL
9 44 (24.18%) JavaScript
10 41 (22.53%) MS Excel
10 41 (22.53%) Active Directory
11 40 (21.98%) Java
12 38 (20.88%) SC Cleared
13 37 (20.33%) XML
13 37 (20.33%) Linux
14 33 (18.13%) Open Source
15 32 (17.58%) Oracle
16 31 (17.03%) HTML
17 28 (15.38%) VMware
17 28 (15.38%) SaaS
17 28 (15.38%) PaaS
17 28 (15.38%) IaaS
18 27 (14.84%) SQL Server Integration Services
18 27 (14.84%) VB
19 26 (14.29%) Windows Server
20 25 (13.74%) ASP.NET
21 24 (13.19%) C
21 24 (13.19%) ETL
21 24 (13.19%) Business Intelligence
22 23 (12.64%) T-SQL

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 20 (10.99%) WebLogic
2 19 (10.44%) IIS
3 18 (9.89%) BizTalk Server
4 15 (8.24%) SharePoint
5 13 (7.14%) SAS
6 5 (2.75%) CMS
6 5 (2.75%) MS Exchange
6 5 (2.75%) Oracle SOA Suite
6 5 (2.75%) Tomcat
6 5 (2.75%) WebSphere
7 4 (2.20%) Apache
7 4 (2.20%) Jetty
7 4 (2.20%) Mongrel
7 4 (2.20%) nginx
7 4 (2.20%) OpenStack
7 4 (2.20%) Sitecore CMS
8 3 (1.65%) Confluence
8 3 (1.65%) SharePoint Server
8 3 (1.65%) Skype for Business
8 3 (1.65%) Tuxedo
Applications
1 41 (22.53%) MS Excel
2 14 (7.69%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (0.55%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 15 (8.24%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (1.10%) BusinessWorks
3 1 (0.55%) Oracle Applications
3 1 (0.55%) Oracle Cash Management
3 1 (0.55%) Oracle EBS
3 1 (0.55%) Oracle EBS R12
3 1 (0.55%) Oracle Financials
3 1 (0.55%) Oracle Payables
3 1 (0.55%) Sage 200
3 1 (0.55%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 28 (15.38%) IaaS
1 28 (15.38%) PaaS
1 28 (15.38%) SaaS
2 6 (3.30%) HP Helion
3 4 (2.20%) Amazon AWS
3 4 (2.20%) Amazon EC2
3 4 (2.20%) Google App Engine
3 4 (2.20%) Google Cloud Platform
4 3 (1.65%) Yammer
5 2 (1.10%) Microsoft Azure
5 2 (1.10%) Office 365
6 1 (0.55%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 14 (7.69%) HTTP
2 13 (7.14%) NAS
3 12 (6.59%) DNS
3 12 (6.59%) Firewall
3 12 (6.59%) TCP/IP
4 10 (5.49%) HTTPS
4 10 (5.49%) iSCSI
4 10 (5.49%) SAN
5 9 (4.95%) DHCP
6 6 (3.30%) LDAP
7 5 (2.75%) FTP
8 4 (2.20%) Internet
8 4 (2.20%) IPsec
8 4 (2.20%) SSL
9 3 (1.65%) Skype
9 3 (1.65%) SNMP
10 2 (1.10%) LAN
10 2 (1.10%) PBX
10 2 (1.10%) VPN
10 2 (1.10%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 27 (14.84%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 21 (11.54%) SQL Server 2008
2 21 (11.54%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 17 (9.34%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 14 (7.69%) Data Warehouse
5 13 (7.14%) DB2
6 12 (6.59%) SQL Server 2012
7 10 (5.49%) OLTP
8 8 (4.40%) Ingres
8 8 (4.40%) Relational Database
9 7 (3.85%) OLAP
10 6 (3.30%) MongoDB
10 6 (3.30%) SQL Server 2005
11 5 (2.75%) OLAP Cube
11 5 (2.75%) Oracle Database
11 5 (2.75%) Oracle Reports
11 5 (2.75%) QlikView
12 4 (2.20%) BusinessObjects
12 4 (2.20%) SAS Enterprise Guide
12 4 (2.20%) SAS Enterprise Miner
Development Applications
1 15 (8.24%) Visual Studio
2 9 (4.95%) Jenkins
2 9 (4.95%) Team Foundation Server
3 4 (2.20%) Git (software)
3 4 (2.20%) Selenium
3 4 (2.20%) Subversion
3 4 (2.20%) Travis CI
4 3 (1.65%) Cucumber
4 3 (1.65%) HP UFT
4 3 (1.65%) JIRA
4 3 (1.65%) JMeter
4 3 (1.65%) LoadRunner
4 3 (1.65%) MSI
4 3 (1.65%) NMock
4 3 (1.65%) WiX
5 2 (1.10%) CA Gen
6 1 (0.55%) IntelliJ
6 1 (0.55%) Octopus Deploy
6 1 (0.55%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
6 1 (0.55%) Vagrant
General
1 12 (6.59%) Finance
2 7 (3.85%) Advertising
3 3 (1.65%) Back Office
4 2 (1.10%) Retail
5 1 (0.55%) Billing
5 1 (0.55%) General Ledger
5 1 (0.55%) Legal
5 1 (0.55%) Manufacturing
5 1 (0.55%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 67 (36.81%) Developer
2 32 (17.58%) DBA
3 24 (13.19%) SQL DBA
4 19 (10.44%) .NET Developer
4 19 (10.44%) Administrator
5 12 (6.59%) SQL Server DBA
6 10 (5.49%) Analyst
6 10 (5.49%) ASP.NET Developer
6 10 (5.49%) C# Developer
6 10 (5.49%) Microsoft Developer
7 9 (4.95%) Architect
7 9 (4.95%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 9 (4.95%) SQL Developer
8 8 (4.40%) Business Intelligence Developer
8 8 (4.40%) Development Analyst
9 6 (3.30%) Oracle DBA
9 6 (3.30%) Senior .NET Developer
9 6 (3.30%) Senior ASP.NET Developer
9 6 (3.30%) Senior Developer
9 6 (3.30%) SSIS Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 53 (29.12%) .NET
2 37 (20.33%) XML
3 31 (17.03%) HTML
4 25 (13.74%) ASP.NET
5 15 (8.24%) CSS
6 14 (7.69%) Web Services
7 13 (7.14%) .NET Framework
7 13 (7.14%) Middleware
8 8 (4.40%) J2EE
8 8 (4.40%) WPF
9 7 (3.85%) jQuery
10 6 (3.30%) Entity Framework
10 6 (3.30%) MDX
11 5 (2.75%) Ajax
11 5 (2.75%) LINQ
11 5 (2.75%) REST
12 4 (2.20%) ASP.NET MVC
12 4 (2.20%) ASP.NET Web API
12 4 (2.20%) Servlets
12 4 (2.20%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 19 (10.44%) Analytical Skills
2 15 (8.24%) Clustering
3 11 (6.04%) Enterprise Software
3 11 (6.04%) Management Information System
4 7 (3.85%) Data Centre
5 5 (2.75%) Computer Science
5 5 (2.75%) Mainframe
6 3 (1.65%) PKI
6 3 (1.65%) Public Cloud
6 3 (1.65%) Replication
7 2 (1.10%) FlexPod
8 1 (0.55%) Freedom of Information
8 1 (0.55%) NHS
8 1 (0.55%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 77 (42.31%) Windows
2 37 (20.33%) Linux
3 26 (14.29%) Windows Server
4 20 (10.99%) Unix
5 12 (6.59%) AIX
5 12 (6.59%) Windows Server 2012
6 11 (6.04%) Windows XP
7 10 (5.49%) Windows 7
8 6 (3.30%) zOS
9 5 (2.75%) Windows Server 2003
9 5 (2.75%) Windows Server 2008
10 3 (1.65%) Mac OS X
10 3 (1.65%) MVS
10 3 (1.65%) Solaris
10 3 (1.65%) Windows 2000
11 2 (1.10%) HPUX
11 2 (1.10%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 1 (0.55%) Android
12 1 (0.55%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 49 (26.92%) Agile Software Development
2 46 (25.27%) ITIL
3 33 (18.13%) Open Source
4 24 (13.19%) Business Intelligence
4 24 (13.19%) ETL
5 22 (12.09%) PRINCE2
6 21 (11.54%) DevOps
6 21 (11.54%) Problem Management
7 19 (10.44%) Change Management
7 19 (10.44%) CRM
8 16 (8.79%) Data Management
8 16 (8.79%) Integration Testing
9 15 (8.24%) Scrum
9 15 (8.24%) Virtual Environments
10 14 (7.69%) ITSM
10 14 (7.69%) MVC
10 14 (7.69%) TOGAF
11 12 (6.59%) High Availability
12 11 (6.04%) OO
12 11 (6.04%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 92 (50.55%) SQL
2 62 (34.07%) C#
3 44 (24.18%) JavaScript
4 40 (21.98%) Java
5 27 (14.84%) VB
6 24 (13.19%) C
7 23 (12.64%) T-SQL
8 13 (7.14%) PowerShell
9 8 (4.40%) Python
10 7 (3.85%) Shell Script
11 6 (3.30%) VB.NET
12 5 (2.75%) Jython
12 5 (2.75%) Perl
12 5 (2.75%) Scala
13 4 (2.20%) PL/SQL
14 3 (1.65%) C++
14 3 (1.65%) Ruby
15 2 (1.10%) VB6
16 1 (0.55%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
16 1 (0.55%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 55 (30.22%) Security Cleared
2 38 (20.88%) SC Cleared
3 17 (9.34%) BPSS Clearance
4 12 (6.59%) Microsoft Certification
5 9 (4.95%) MCSA
5 9 (4.95%) MCSE
6 7 (3.85%) DV Cleared
6 7 (3.85%) ITIL Certification
7 6 (3.30%) Degree
7 6 (3.30%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 1 (0.55%) HND
8 1 (0.55%) OCA
8 1 (0.55%) Oracle Certification
8 1 (0.55%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (4.40%) Disclosure Scotland
2 6 (3.30%) SLA
3 5 (2.75%) QA
4 3 (1.65%) Data Quality
System Software
1 41 (22.53%) Active Directory
2 23 (12.64%) VMware Infrastructure
3 7 (3.85%) Microsoft App-V
3 7 (3.85%) VMware ESXi
3 7 (3.85%) vSphere
4 6 (3.30%) Hyper-V
4 6 (3.30%) VMware Workstation
5 4 (2.20%) Xen
6 3 (1.65%) Microsoft Virtual Server
6 3 (1.65%) Virtual Servers
7 2 (1.10%) Veritas Volume Manager
8 1 (0.55%) Docker
8 1 (0.55%) Oracle RAC
8 1 (0.55%) Shibboleth
Systems Management
1 10 (5.49%) HP Operations Orchestration
2 9 (4.95%) Puppet
3 8 (4.40%) Microsoft Clustering
4 7 (3.85%) WSUS
5 5 (2.75%) BladeLogic
5 5 (2.75%) SCCM
5 5 (2.75%) SCOrch
6 4 (2.20%) OpenView Configuration Management
7 3 (1.65%) HP SiteScope
7 3 (1.65%) MOM
7 3 (1.65%) Tivoli
8 2 (1.10%) NetBackup
8 2 (1.10%) Oracle RMAN
9 1 (0.55%) Data Guard
9 1 (0.55%) OpenAM
9 1 (0.55%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
9 1 (0.55%) Oracle Flashback
Vendors
1 115 (63.19%) Microsoft
2 32 (17.58%) Oracle
3 28 (15.38%) VMware
4 20 (10.99%) HP
5 14 (7.69%) CA
6 12 (6.59%) Citrix
7 8 (4.40%) BMC
7 8 (4.40%) Dell
7 8 (4.40%) Sitecore
8 7 (3.85%) AppSense
9 5 (2.75%) SAP
9 5 (2.75%) Veritas
10 4 (2.20%) Cisco
10 4 (2.20%) Google
10 4 (2.20%) NetApp
10 4 (2.20%) Symantec
11 3 (1.65%) CA Agile Central
11 3 (1.65%) ServiceNow
11 3 (1.65%) TIBCO
11 3 (1.65%) Xamarin
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