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 1 April 2015 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
1 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft SQL Server (MS SQL)
Rank 14 10 15
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +5
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 60 82 22
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 8.90% 13.74% 7.10%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 37.04% 44.32% 29.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 44 60 11
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£295 £245 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+20.40% -38.75%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £268 £199 £223
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £375 £410
UK excluding London average daily rate £344 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+5.76% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 3
Average hourly rate £15.00 £14.50 £26.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.44% -44.23%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £29.88 £28.00
% change year-on-year
+17.15% +6.69%
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
162 185 75
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 24.04% 30.99% 24.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 106 126 40
Average daily rate £300 £278 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.10% -30.62%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £198 £226
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £440 £434
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £330
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 5
Average hourly rate £15.00 £92.25 £16.40
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-83.73% +462.50%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.25 £35.00 £28.00
% change year-on-year
-5.00% +25.00%

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 1 April 2015.

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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing SQL Server within the North East region over the 3 months to 1 April 2015. 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 -7 41 £295 +21.90% 32
Durham +4 15 £285 +17.52% 7
Northumberland - - - - 2
SQL Server
England

SQL Server
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North East

For the 6 months to 1 April 2015, 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 64 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 55 (42.97%) .NET
3 42 (32.81%) SQL
4 37 (28.91%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 36 (28.13%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 35 (27.34%) C#
7 34 (26.56%) Windows
8 32 (25.00%) ASP.NET
9 31 (24.22%) Security Cleared
10 26 (20.31%) Manufacturing
11 25 (19.53%) jQuery
12 22 (17.19%) Finance
12 22 (17.19%) Visual Studio
12 22 (17.19%) JavaScript
13 21 (16.41%) MS Excel
14 20 (15.63%) VB
14 20 (15.63%) SQL Server 2012
15 19 (14.84%) SQL Server 2000
16 18 (14.06%) Oracle
16 18 (14.06%) VBA
16 18 (14.06%) Agile Software Development
17 17 (13.28%) ITIL
17 17 (13.28%) VB.NET
17 17 (13.28%) Business Intelligence
18 16 (12.50%) Web Services
18 16 (12.50%) Windows Server 2003
18 16 (12.50%) Windows Server 2008
18 16 (12.50%) SQL Server 2008
19 15 (11.72%) Clustering
19 15 (11.72%) IBM

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

For the 6 months to 1 April 2015, 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 10 (7.81%) SharePoint
2 8 (6.25%) JBoss
2 8 (6.25%) MS Exchange
3 6 (4.69%) IIS
4 4 (3.13%) Apache
5 3 (2.34%) IBM Notes
6 1 (0.78%) CMS
6 1 (0.78%) BizTalk Server
6 1 (0.78%) SAS
6 1 (0.78%) Umbraco
6 1 (0.78%) SharePoint 2013
6 1 (0.78%) Node.js
Applications
1 21 (16.41%) MS Excel
2 8 (6.25%) MS Office
3 1 (0.78%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 2 (1.56%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.78%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (0.78%) Academy Housing
2 1 (0.78%) arcHouse
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.56%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 14 (10.94%) FTP
2 7 (5.47%) SAN
2 7 (5.47%) DHCP
2 7 (5.47%) DNS
3 4 (3.13%) Firewall
4 3 (2.34%) TCP/IP
5 1 (0.78%) Internet
5 1 (0.78%) LDAP
5 1 (0.78%) VPN
5 1 (0.78%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 37 (28.91%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 36 (28.13%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 20 (15.63%) SQL Server 2012
4 19 (14.84%) SQL Server 2000
5 16 (12.50%) SQL Server 2008
6 14 (10.94%) SQL Server 2005
7 9 (7.03%) PostgreSQL
7 9 (7.03%) RDBMS
7 9 (7.03%) Relational Database
8 8 (6.25%) Business Intelligence Development Studio
9 6 (4.69%) Microsoft Analysis Services
9 6 (4.69%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 4 (3.13%) Oracle Reports
11 3 (2.34%) QlikView
12 1 (0.78%) Data Warehouse
12 1 (0.78%) MS Access
12 1 (0.78%) MySQL
12 1 (0.78%) Crystal Reports
12 1 (0.78%) Base SAS
12 1 (0.78%) SAS Enterprise Guide
Development Applications
1 22 (17.19%) Visual Studio
2 13 (10.16%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 26 (20.31%) Manufacturing
2 22 (17.19%) Finance
3 8 (6.25%) Back Office
4 3 (2.34%) Banking
Job Titles
1 53 (41.41%) Developer
2 25 (19.53%) .NET Developer
3 16 (12.50%) Programmer
4 14 (10.94%) VB Programmer
5 13 (10.16%) SQL Developer
6 9 (7.03%) Consultant
6 9 (7.03%) Administrator
7 8 (6.25%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 8 (6.25%) Support Engineer
8 7 (5.47%) GIS Consultant
9 6 (4.69%) Analyst
10 5 (3.91%) Project Manager
10 5 (3.91%) DBA
10 5 (3.91%) IT Support
10 5 (3.91%) SQL DBA
10 5 (3.91%) IT Support Engineer
11 4 (3.13%) SQL Server Developer
11 4 (3.13%) VB.NET Developer
11 4 (3.13%) Business Intelligence Developer
11 4 (3.13%) C# .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 55 (42.97%) .NET
2 32 (25.00%) ASP.NET
3 25 (19.53%) jQuery
4 16 (12.50%) Web Services
5 11 (8.59%) .NET Framework
6 10 (7.81%) Entity Framework
6 10 (7.81%) Twitter Bootstrap
6 10 (7.81%) HTML
7 9 (7.03%) CSS
7 9 (7.03%) ASP.NET MVC
8 8 (6.25%) JPA
8 8 (6.25%) KnockoutJS
8 8 (6.25%) SOAP
8 8 (6.25%) J2EE
9 6 (4.69%) WCF
9 6 (4.69%) MDX
10 5 (3.91%) XML
10 5 (3.91%) Ajax
11 4 (3.13%) Java SE
11 4 (3.13%) Java EE
Miscellaneous
1 15 (11.72%) Clustering
2 10 (7.81%) GIS
2 10 (7.81%) Data Structures
3 9 (7.03%) Analytical Skills
3 9 (7.03%) N-Tier
4 8 (6.25%) Private Cloud
5 6 (4.69%) NHS
6 4 (3.13%) Mainframe
6 4 (3.13%) Mobile App
7 1 (0.78%) Management Information System
7 1 (0.78%) Client/Server
7 1 (0.78%) Visualisation
7 1 (0.78%) Inversion of Control
Operating Systems
1 34 (26.56%) Windows
2 16 (12.50%) Windows Server 2003
2 16 (12.50%) Windows Server 2008
3 9 (7.03%) UNIX
3 9 (7.03%) Linux
4 8 (6.25%) Windows Server 2012
5 7 (5.47%) Solaris
6 4 (3.13%) VME
7 1 (0.78%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (14.06%) Agile Software Development
2 17 (13.28%) ITIL
2 17 (13.28%) Business Intelligence
3 12 (9.38%) MVC
4 11 (8.59%) Web Development
5 10 (7.81%) Integration Testing
5 10 (7.81%) Test Scripting
6 9 (7.03%) Mentoring
6 9 (7.03%) Data Modelling
6 9 (7.03%) Reverse Engineering
6 9 (7.03%) Data Management
7 8 (6.25%) Service Delivery
8 7 (5.47%) Software Delivery
8 7 (5.47%) Web Design
9 6 (4.69%) Change Management
10 4 (3.13%) Web Application Development
10 4 (3.13%) Time Management
10 4 (3.13%) Performance Management
10 4 (3.13%) ETL
10 4 (3.13%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 42 (32.81%) SQL
2 35 (27.34%) C#
3 22 (17.19%) JavaScript
4 20 (15.63%) VB
5 18 (14.06%) VBA
6 17 (13.28%) VB.NET
7 14 (10.94%) Java
7 14 (10.94%) VB6
8 8 (6.25%) VBScript
9 7 (5.47%) MapBasic
10 6 (4.69%) T-SQL
11 5 (3.91%) PowerShell
12 4 (3.13%) COBOL
13 3 (2.34%) TypeScript
14 1 (0.78%) Python
14 1 (0.78%) C
14 1 (0.78%) Perl
14 1 (0.78%) PHP
Qualifications
1 31 (24.22%) Security Cleared
2 12 (9.38%) SC Cleared
2 12 (9.38%) Microsoft Certification
3 10 (7.81%) DV Cleared
4 9 (7.03%) MCSE
5 5 (3.91%) MCSA
6 4 (3.13%) OCAJ
6 4 (3.13%) OCP
6 4 (3.13%) OCA
6 4 (3.13%) Oracle Certification
7 1 (0.78%) BC Cleared
7 1 (0.78%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.56%) Data Quality
System Software
1 14 (10.94%) Active Directory
2 9 (7.03%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (3.91%) Hyper-V
4 3 (2.34%) Terminal Services
4 3 (2.34%) Veritas Volume Manager
4 3 (2.34%) vSphere
5 2 (1.56%) VMware ESXi
5 2 (1.56%) VMware ESX
6 1 (0.78%) iptables
6 1 (0.78%) KVM
6 1 (0.78%) Xen
Systems Management
1 12 (9.38%) OpenView Configuration Management
2 4 (3.13%) HP SIM
3 3 (2.34%) NetBackup
3 3 (2.34%) OpenView
4 2 (1.56%) SolarWinds Orion
5 1 (0.78%) Tivoli
5 1 (0.78%) SCOM
Vendors
1 64 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 18 (14.06%) Oracle
3 15 (11.72%) IBM
4 14 (10.94%) VMware
4 14 (10.94%) HP
5 10 (7.81%) Mapinfo
6 8 (6.25%) Cisco
7 7 (5.47%) Citrix
8 5 (3.91%) CA
9 4 (3.13%) EnterpriseDB
10 3 (2.34%) Veritas
10 3 (2.34%) Lotus
10 3 (2.34%) SolarWinds
11 1 (0.78%) Cognos
11 1 (0.78%) Juniper
11 1 (0.78%) SAP
11 1 (0.78%) Sybase
11 1 (0.78%) Northgate
11 1 (0.78%) Civica
11 1 (0.78%) Capita
Sunderland, Tyne and Wear
Lorien Resourcing
Rate: £300 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Newcastle upon Tyne
Progressive Recruitment
Rate: £200 - £300 per annum + competitive
Posted: 9 days ago
Newcastle upon Tyne
Progressive Recruitment
Rate: £200 - £270 per annum + competitive
Posted: 16 days ago