The table below looks at the statistics for SQL 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 over the 3 months to 10 December 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
10 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Structured Query Language (SQL)
Rank 8 10 3
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -7
Contract jobs citing SQL 198 108 156
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 15.68% 11.13% 18.53%
As % of the Programming Languages category 40.16% 31.30% 48.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 145 64 104
Median daily rate £350 £325 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% -7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £262 £193 £257
10% offered a daily rate of more than £448 £446 £466
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £358 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.09% +2.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 5 5
Median hourly rate £53.50 £19.50 £27.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+174.35% -29.09%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £31.48 £31.00 £26.00
% change year-on-year
+1.53% +19.23%
SQL
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Programming Languages category in contract jobs advertised in the North East region.

Programming Languages Category
North East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
493 345 320
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 39.03% 35.57% 38.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 358 214 229
Median daily rate £350 £355 £355
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.40% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £533 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £393 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 16 8
Median hourly rate £53.50 £19.50 £28.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+174.35% -30.35%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £38.50 £35.18
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +9.45%

SQL
Jobs Demand Trend in the North East

The demand trend of contract jobs across the North East region citing SQL as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Programming Languages category.

SQL Jobs Demand Trend in the North East

SQL
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 across the North East region.

SQL Daily Rate Trend in the North East

SQL
Daily Rate Histogram in the North East

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing SQL across the North East region over the 3 months to 10 December 2016.

SQL Daily Rate Histogram in the North East

SQL
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 across the North East region.

SQL Hourly Rate Trend in the North East

SQL
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 within the North East region over the 3 months to 10 December 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 +3 166 £350 - 13
Durham +8 21 £375 +146.71% 1
SQL
England

SQL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North East

For the 6 months to 10 December 2016, IT contractor jobs citing SQL 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.

1 161 (38.61%) Windows
2 147 (35.25%) Security Cleared
3 136 (32.61%) Unix
4 132 (31.65%) SQL Server
5 130 (31.18%) Linux
6 121 (29.02%) Oracle
7 115 (27.58%) Microsoft
8 110 (26.38%) SC Cleared
9 106 (25.42%) Windows Server
10 105 (25.18%) HP
11 100 (23.98%) ITIL
12 90 (21.58%) Active Directory
13 87 (20.86%) Java
14 82 (19.66%) Shell Script
15 80 (19.18%) Perl
16 74 (17.75%) VB
17 63 (15.11%) TCP/IP
18 61 (14.63%) XML
19 60 (14.39%) PL/SQL
19 60 (14.39%) PowerShell
20 59 (14.15%) .NET
20 59 (14.15%) MS Excel
21 58 (13.91%) Agile Software Development
22 55 (13.19%) DNS
23 54 (12.95%) CA
23 54 (12.95%) C#
24 50 (11.99%) BPSS Clearance
25 48 (11.51%) JavaScript
26 47 (11.27%) T-SQL
27 46 (11.03%) VMware

SQL
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 35 (8.39%) IIS
2 21 (5.04%) WebLogic
3 17 (4.08%) Oracle Workflow
4 16 (3.84%) JBoss
5 14 (3.36%) Apache
6 12 (2.88%) SharePoint
7 10 (2.40%) IBM Notes
7 10 (2.40%) WebSphere
8 8 (1.92%) Confluence
8 8 (1.92%) FileNet
8 8 (1.92%) Tuxedo
8 8 (1.92%) WebSphere Application Server
9 7 (1.68%) CMS
10 6 (1.44%) MS Exchange
11 5 (1.20%) Exchange Server 2010
11 5 (1.20%) Exchange Server 2013
11 5 (1.20%) SharePoint Server
11 5 (1.20%) Tomcat
12 4 (0.96%) SAS
12 4 (0.96%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 59 (14.15%) MS Excel
2 6 (1.44%) MS Office
3 1 (0.24%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 14 (3.36%) Oracle EBS
2 13 (3.12%) Oracle EBS R12
3 11 (2.64%) Dynamics CRM
4 10 (2.40%) Oracle Applications
5 9 (2.16%) Oracle General Ledger
5 9 (2.16%) Oracle Payables
5 9 (2.16%) Oracle Receivables
6 8 (1.92%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
7 4 (0.96%) Oracle 11i
8 2 (0.48%) Oracle ERP
9 1 (0.24%) Oracle BPM
9 1 (0.24%) Oracle Financials
9 1 (0.24%) SAP IS-U
Cloud Services
1 14 (3.36%) IaaS
1 14 (3.36%) PaaS
1 14 (3.36%) SaaS
2 8 (1.92%) Amazon AWS
3 7 (1.68%) HP Helion
4 6 (1.44%) Office 365
5 5 (1.20%) OpenShift
6 3 (0.72%) GitHub
7 2 (0.48%) Amazon EC2
7 2 (0.48%) DigitalOcean
7 2 (0.48%) Google Analytics
7 2 (0.48%) Google App Engine
7 2 (0.48%) Google Cloud Platform
7 2 (0.48%) Linode
7 2 (0.48%) Microsoft Azure
7 2 (0.48%) Slack
8 1 (0.24%) Amazon S3
8 1 (0.24%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 63 (15.11%) TCP/IP
2 55 (13.19%) DNS
3 38 (9.11%) DHCP
4 33 (7.91%) Firewall
5 27 (6.47%) SAN
6 21 (5.04%) LDAP
7 16 (3.84%) SSL
8 13 (3.12%) NAS
9 12 (2.88%) HTTP
10 10 (2.40%) HTTPS
10 10 (2.40%) iSCSI
11 8 (1.92%) Intrusion Detection
11 8 (1.92%) OpenLDAP
11 8 (1.92%) SSH
12 7 (1.68%) Network Security
13 5 (1.20%) Internet
14 2 (0.48%) FTP
14 2 (0.48%) IPsec
14 2 (0.48%) NetScaler
14 2 (0.48%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 132 (31.65%) SQL Server
2 25 (6.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 25 (6.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 23 (5.52%) DB2
4 20 (4.80%) BusinessObjects
5 19 (4.56%) Data Warehouse
6 17 (4.08%) Oracle Reports
7 16 (3.84%) Oracle Database
8 15 (3.60%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 13 (3.12%) Oracle BI Publisher
9 13 (3.12%) SQL Server 2008
10 11 (2.64%) Relational Database
10 11 (2.64%) SQL Server 2012
11 10 (2.40%) OLTP
12 9 (2.16%) MySQL
12 9 (2.16%) SQL Server 2005
13 8 (1.92%) OLAP
14 6 (1.44%) OLAP Cube
15 5 (1.20%) SAP BW
16 4 (0.96%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 24 (5.76%) GCC
1 24 (5.76%) GDB
1 24 (5.76%) MSI
2 21 (5.04%) HP UFT
2 21 (5.04%) Selenium
3 20 (4.80%) Sahi
3 20 (4.80%) WATIR
4 15 (3.60%) Visual Studio
5 14 (3.36%) Git (software)
6 13 (3.12%) Cucumber
6 13 (3.12%) ProC
6 13 (3.12%) Team Foundation Server
7 11 (2.64%) Oracle Forms
8 8 (1.92%) JIRA
9 6 (1.44%) Jenkins
10 5 (1.20%) Subversion
11 4 (0.96%) LoadRunner
11 4 (0.96%) NMock
11 4 (0.96%) WiX
12 3 (0.72%) Vagrant
General
1 31 (7.43%) Finance
2 9 (2.16%) General Ledger
2 9 (2.16%) Manufacturing
3 8 (1.92%) Publishing
4 7 (1.68%) Advertising
5 5 (1.20%) Back Office
6 4 (0.96%) Retail
7 3 (0.72%) Banking
7 3 (0.72%) Marketing
8 1 (0.24%) Billing
8 1 (0.24%) Law
8 1 (0.24%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 127 (30.46%) Developer
2 41 (9.83%) Support Engineer
3 33 (7.91%) Automation Engineer
4 28 (6.71%) SQL Developer
5 22 (5.28%) DBA
6 19 (4.56%) Oracle Developer
7 17 (4.08%) .NET Developer
8 16 (3.84%) Administrator
8 16 (3.84%) DevOps Engineer
8 16 (3.84%) SQL DBA
9 15 (3.60%) Lead Developer
10 14 (3.36%) C++ Developer
11 13 (3.12%) Software Developer
11 13 (3.12%) Technical Leader
12 12 (2.88%) Analyst
12 12 (2.88%) Business Intelligence Developer
12 12 (2.88%) C# Developer
13 11 (2.64%) Infrastructure Engineer
13 11 (2.64%) Windows Engineer
14 10 (2.40%) Cloud Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 61 (14.63%) XML
2 59 (14.15%) .NET
3 39 (9.35%) Web Services
4 32 (7.67%) Middleware
5 19 (4.56%) CSS
6 17 (4.08%) ASP.NET
7 15 (3.60%) HTML
8 13 (3.12%) .NET Framework
8 13 (3.12%) Software Packaging
9 11 (2.64%) JSON
10 10 (2.40%) Node.js
11 9 (2.16%) jQuery
12 8 (1.92%) WebSphere MQ
13 7 (1.68%) AngularJS
13 7 (1.68%) WCF
13 7 (1.68%) WPF
14 6 (1.44%) ASP.NET MVC
14 6 (1.44%) ASP.NET Web API
14 6 (1.44%) React
15 4 (0.96%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 26 (6.24%) Clustering
2 24 (5.76%) Analytical Skills
3 19 (4.56%) Mainframe
3 19 (4.56%) Management Information System
4 13 (3.12%) Computer Science
5 12 (2.88%) IBM Mainframe
5 12 (2.88%) Public Cloud
5 12 (2.88%) Visualisation
6 11 (2.64%) Client/Server
7 10 (2.40%) Private Cloud
8 8 (1.92%) DataPower
9 6 (1.44%) Mobile App
9 6 (1.44%) NHS
10 5 (1.20%) CMDB
11 4 (0.96%) Data Integration
11 4 (0.96%) Linked Data
12 3 (0.72%) Data Structures
13 2 (0.48%) Blackberry
13 2 (0.48%) Credit Risk
13 2 (0.48%) FlexPod
Operating Systems
1 161 (38.61%) Windows
2 136 (32.61%) Unix
3 130 (31.18%) Linux
4 106 (25.42%) Windows Server
5 36 (8.63%) Solaris
6 33 (7.91%) AIX
7 26 (6.24%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 23 (5.52%) Windows 7
9 21 (5.04%) Windows Server 2008
10 18 (4.32%) Windows XP
11 15 (3.60%) Windows Server 2012
12 14 (3.36%) zOS
13 12 (2.88%) Windows Server 2003
14 9 (2.16%) Android
14 9 (2.16%) Apple iOS
15 5 (1.20%) HPUX
16 2 (0.48%) CentOS
16 2 (0.48%) MVS
17 1 (0.24%) Mac OS X
17 1 (0.24%) VME
Processes & Methodologies
1 100 (23.98%) ITIL
2 58 (13.91%) Agile Software Development
3 38 (9.11%) ETL
4 37 (8.87%) Open Source
5 35 (8.39%) Business Intelligence
5 35 (8.39%) OO
6 32 (7.67%) Configuration Management
6 32 (7.67%) Migration
7 30 (7.19%) Change Control
7 30 (7.19%) Incident Management
8 27 (6.47%) TDD
9 25 (6.00%) DevOps
9 25 (6.00%) Server Monitoring
10 24 (5.76%) Continuous Integration
10 24 (5.76%) Multithreaded Programming
10 24 (5.76%) Multithreading
10 24 (5.76%) Problem Management
10 24 (5.76%) Workflow
11 23 (5.52%) BDD
12 21 (5.04%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 87 (20.86%) Java
2 82 (19.66%) Shell Script
3 80 (19.18%) Perl
4 74 (17.75%) VB
5 60 (14.39%) PL/SQL
5 60 (14.39%) PowerShell
6 54 (12.95%) C#
7 48 (11.51%) JavaScript
8 47 (11.27%) T-SQL
9 44 (10.55%) C
10 39 (9.35%) C++
11 24 (5.76%) Ruby
12 22 (5.28%) Python
13 19 (4.56%) VBScript
14 16 (3.84%) Jython
15 10 (2.40%) PHP
16 9 (2.16%) Korn
17 6 (1.44%) VBA
18 5 (1.20%) VB.NET
19 1 (0.24%) VC++
Qualifications
1 147 (35.25%) Security Cleared
2 110 (26.38%) SC Cleared
3 50 (11.99%) BPSS Clearance
4 31 (7.43%) Microsoft Certification
5 19 (4.56%) DV Cleared
6 18 (4.32%) Degree
7 11 (2.64%) AAT
8 9 (2.16%) MCSE
8 9 (2.16%) MCTS
9 8 (1.92%) MCSA
10 6 (1.44%) ISTQB
10 6 (1.44%) ITIL Certification
11 4 (0.96%) MCITP
12 3 (0.72%) MCP
13 2 (0.48%) Citrix Certification
13 2 (0.48%) ISEB
14 1 (0.24%) CISSP
14 1 (0.24%) ISEB Practitioner
14 1 (0.24%) MCSD
14 1 (0.24%) SSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 37 (8.87%) QA
2 21 (5.04%) Disclosure Scotland
3 17 (4.08%) SLA
4 6 (1.44%) Data Quality
5 1 (0.24%) WAI
5 1 (0.24%) WCAG
System Software
1 90 (21.58%) Active Directory
2 33 (7.91%) VMware Infrastructure
3 26 (6.24%) Microsoft App-V
4 17 (4.08%) XenApp
5 15 (3.60%) Hyper-V
6 14 (3.36%) XenDesktop
6 14 (3.36%) XenServer
7 11 (2.64%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
8 10 (2.40%) NFS
8 10 (2.40%) Terminal Services
8 10 (2.40%) VMware Workstation
9 7 (1.68%) Docker
10 6 (1.44%) VMware ESXi
10 6 (1.44%) vSphere
11 4 (0.96%) Firmware
11 4 (0.96%) Microsoft Virtual Server
11 4 (0.96%) Virtual Servers
11 4 (0.96%) Xen
12 2 (0.48%) Oracle RAC
12 2 (0.48%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 45 (10.79%) Tivoli
2 41 (9.83%) HP SiteScope
3 33 (7.91%) SCCM
4 31 (7.43%) Puppet
5 23 (5.52%) MOM
6 19 (4.56%) HP Operations Orchestration
7 16 (3.84%) Opscode Chef
8 15 (3.60%) Microsoft Clustering
8 15 (3.60%) WSUS
9 14 (3.36%) OpenView Configuration Management
9 14 (3.36%) SCOrch
9 14 (3.36%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
10 13 (3.12%) BladeLogic
11 11 (2.64%) SCOM
12 10 (2.40%) OpenView
12 10 (2.40%) Perfmon
13 8 (1.92%) Control-M
13 8 (1.92%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
13 8 (1.92%) SCVMM
14 7 (1.68%) HP SIM
Vendors
1 121 (29.02%) Oracle
2 115 (27.58%) Microsoft
3 105 (25.18%) HP
4 54 (12.95%) CA
5 46 (11.03%) VMware
6 35 (8.39%) BMC
7 33 (7.91%) Citrix
8 27 (6.47%) IBM
8 27 (6.47%) Red Hat
9 22 (5.28%) Informatica
10 21 (5.04%) Sun
11 19 (4.56%) ServiceNow
12 16 (3.84%) Dell
12 16 (3.84%) SAP
13 14 (3.36%) AppSense
14 10 (2.40%) Lotus
15 8 (1.92%) Axway
15 8 (1.92%) Siebel
16 5 (1.20%) Atlassian
16 5 (1.20%) Google
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