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 27 August 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
27 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Structured Query Language (SQL)
Rank 11 11 2
Rank change year-on-year
0 -9
Contract jobs citing SQL 213 126 123
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 17.39% 12.07% 20.30%
As % of the Programming Languages category 48.19% 36.42% 46.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 142 75 76
Median daily rate £320 £338 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.18% +3.84%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £263 £236
10% offered a daily rate of more than £486 £500 £375
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
- +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 6 0
Median hourly rate £28.00 £37.50 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-25.33% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.00 £28.31 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-1.10% +13.25%
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
442 346 267
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 36.08% 33.14% 44.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 284 228 172
Median daily rate £330 £423 £335
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-21.89% +26.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £242 £275 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £550 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £370 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +5.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 23 7 6
Median hourly rate £30.75 £37.50 £15.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-18.00% +145.90%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £28.00 £37.00 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £36.00 £45.00 £60.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £38.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +10.00%

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 27 August 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
Hourly Rate Histogram in the North East

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing SQL across the North East region over the 3 months to 27 August 2016.

SQL Hourly Rate Histogram 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 27 August 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 +3 188 £320 -9.54% 32
Durham +1 12 £425 +41.66% 3
Teesside +1 1 £283 -19.28%
SQL
England

SQL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North East

For the 6 months to 27 August 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.

1 200 (46.40%) Windows
2 189 (43.85%) Oracle
3 178 (41.30%) Security Cleared
4 176 (40.84%) SQL Server
5 160 (37.12%) Unix
6 148 (34.34%) SC Cleared
7 146 (33.87%) HP
8 127 (29.47%) Microsoft
9 125 (29.00%) Windows Server
10 116 (26.91%) Active Directory
11 114 (26.45%) Linux
12 107 (24.83%) ITIL
13 97 (22.51%) VB
14 95 (22.04%) DNS
15 90 (20.88%) Shell Script
16 83 (19.26%) Perl
17 79 (18.33%) PL/SQL
17 79 (18.33%) PowerShell
18 73 (16.94%) MS Excel
18 73 (16.94%) Microsoft Certification
19 70 (16.24%) T-SQL
20 68 (15.78%) Citrix
20 68 (15.78%) TCP/IP
21 67 (15.55%) CA
21 67 (15.55%) VMware
22 66 (15.31%) DHCP
23 64 (14.85%) BPSS Clearance
24 61 (14.15%) Tivoli
25 56 (12.99%) Java
26 54 (12.53%) XML

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 43 (9.98%) IIS
2 27 (6.26%) Oracle Workflow
3 25 (5.80%) SharePoint
4 23 (5.34%) WebLogic
5 22 (5.10%) Apache
6 21 (4.87%) MS Exchange
7 20 (4.64%) IBM Notes
8 17 (3.94%) OpenStack
9 16 (3.71%) Exchange Server 2010
9 16 (3.71%) Exchange Server 2013
10 15 (3.48%) JBoss
11 13 (3.02%) SAS
12 7 (1.62%) WebSphere
12 7 (1.62%) WebSphere Application Server
13 5 (1.16%) CMS
13 5 (1.16%) Exchange Server 2003
14 4 (0.93%) FileNet
14 4 (0.93%) Skype for Business
14 4 (0.93%) Tuxedo
15 3 (0.70%) Confluence
Applications
1 73 (16.94%) MS Excel
2 24 (5.57%) MS Office
3 3 (0.70%) MS Project
4 1 (0.23%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 28 (6.50%) Oracle EBS
2 25 (5.80%) Oracle EBS R12
3 22 (5.10%) Oracle Payables
4 21 (4.87%) Oracle Applications
4 21 (4.87%) Oracle General Ledger
5 19 (4.41%) Oracle Receivables
6 7 (1.62%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
6 7 (1.62%) Oracle 11i
7 2 (0.46%) Dynamics CRM
7 2 (0.46%) Oracle ERP
8 1 (0.23%) Oracle Financials
8 1 (0.23%) Oracle iProcurement
8 1 (0.23%) SAP IS-U
Cloud Services
1 16 (3.71%) Office 365
2 7 (1.62%) Amazon AWS
3 4 (0.93%) Microsoft Azure
3 4 (0.93%) OpenShift
4 2 (0.46%) DigitalOcean
4 2 (0.46%) GitHub
4 2 (0.46%) Google Analytics
4 2 (0.46%) Linode
Communications & Networking
1 95 (22.04%) DNS
2 68 (15.78%) TCP/IP
3 66 (15.31%) DHCP
4 45 (10.44%) SAN
5 40 (9.28%) Firewall
6 17 (3.94%) SSL
7 16 (3.71%) LDAP
8 12 (2.78%) SSH
9 8 (1.86%) Intrusion Detection
9 8 (1.86%) Network Security
9 8 (1.86%) OpenLDAP
10 3 (0.70%) 3G
10 3 (0.70%) Internet
10 3 (0.70%) Wi-Fi
11 2 (0.46%) HTTP
11 2 (0.46%) Skype
11 2 (0.46%) VoIP
12 1 (0.23%) Ethernet
12 1 (0.23%) Fibre Channel
12 1 (0.23%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 176 (40.84%) SQL Server
2 46 (10.67%) DB2
3 34 (7.89%) SQL Server 2008
4 31 (7.19%) SQL Server 2012
5 27 (6.26%) Oracle Database
5 27 (6.26%) Oracle Reports
5 27 (6.26%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 25 (5.80%) Oracle BI Publisher
6 25 (5.80%) SQL Server 2005
7 23 (5.34%) BusinessObjects
8 22 (5.10%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 21 (4.87%) Data Warehouse
10 14 (3.25%) Oracle Database 11g
11 10 (2.32%) Relational Database
12 9 (2.09%) PostgreSQL
12 9 (2.09%) SQL Server 2000
13 8 (1.86%) Business Intelligence Development Studio
13 8 (1.86%) Hadoop
14 7 (1.62%) MongoDB
15 6 (1.39%) Apache Hive
Development Applications
1 41 (9.51%) MSI
2 24 (5.57%) Visual Studio
3 19 (4.41%) ERwin
4 18 (4.18%) Oracle Forms
5 17 (3.94%) Team Foundation Server
6 16 (3.71%) GCC
6 16 (3.71%) GDB
7 12 (2.78%) HP UFT
8 11 (2.55%) ProC
9 9 (2.09%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
10 7 (1.62%) Git (software)
10 7 (1.62%) LoadRunner
10 7 (1.62%) Selenium
11 6 (1.39%) Cucumber
11 6 (1.39%) Facilita Forecast
11 6 (1.39%) Sahi
11 6 (1.39%) WATIR
12 3 (0.70%) JIRA
13 2 (0.46%) Maven
13 2 (0.46%) Subversion
General
1 48 (11.14%) Finance
2 21 (4.87%) General Ledger
3 11 (2.55%) Manufacturing
4 5 (1.16%) Advertising
5 4 (0.93%) Marketing
6 3 (0.70%) Retail
7 1 (0.23%) Legal
7 1 (0.23%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 114 (26.45%) Developer
2 34 (7.89%) Support Engineer
3 29 (6.73%) Analyst
3 29 (6.73%) Oracle Developer
4 23 (5.34%) SQL Developer
5 21 (4.87%) DBA
6 19 (4.41%) SQL DBA
7 18 (4.18%) E-Business Developer
8 15 (3.48%) .NET Developer
9 13 (3.02%) C++ Developer
9 13 (3.02%) Informatica Developer
9 13 (3.02%) Oracle Financials Developer
9 13 (3.02%) Tester
10 12 (2.78%) C# Developer
11 11 (2.55%) Applications Developer
11 11 (2.55%) Support Analyst
11 11 (2.55%) Wintel Support
12 10 (2.32%) Consultant
12 10 (2.32%) Lead Developer
13 9 (2.09%) Server Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 54 (12.53%) XML
2 49 (11.37%) .NET
3 22 (5.10%) Middleware
4 20 (4.64%) HTML
5 19 (4.41%) ASP.NET
6 16 (3.71%) Web Services
7 12 (2.78%) .NET Framework
7 12 (2.78%) CSS
8 10 (2.32%) ASP.NET Web API
9 9 (2.09%) JSON
10 8 (1.86%) Software Packaging
11 7 (1.62%) ASP.NET MVC
11 7 (1.62%) WebSphere MQ
12 6 (1.39%) jQuery
13 5 (1.16%) ASP.NET MVC 5
13 5 (1.16%) HTML5
14 4 (0.93%) Entity Framework
14 4 (0.93%) MDX
14 4 (0.93%) Regular Expression
14 4 (0.93%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 45 (10.44%) Clustering
2 30 (6.96%) Analytical Skills
3 25 (5.80%) Computer Science
3 25 (5.80%) Management Information System
4 14 (3.25%) Visualisation
5 13 (3.02%) Mainframe
5 13 (3.02%) Replication
6 11 (2.55%) Client/Server
7 9 (2.09%) CMDB
8 8 (1.86%) Data Structures
8 8 (1.86%) DataPower
8 8 (1.86%) IBM Mainframe
9 6 (1.39%) Private Cloud
10 5 (1.16%) Performance Metrics
11 4 (0.93%) Data Centre
11 4 (0.93%) Data Integration
11 4 (0.93%) NHS
11 4 (0.93%) N-Tier
12 3 (0.70%) Enterprise Storage
12 3 (0.70%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 200 (46.40%) Windows
2 160 (37.12%) Unix
3 125 (29.00%) Windows Server
4 114 (26.45%) Linux
5 30 (6.96%) Solaris
6 28 (6.50%) Windows Server 2008
7 26 (6.03%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 23 (5.34%) AIX
8 23 (5.34%) Windows 7
9 20 (4.64%) Windows Server 2003
10 18 (4.18%) Windows XP
11 16 (3.71%) Windows Server 2012
12 8 (1.86%) zOS
13 7 (1.62%) HPUX
14 4 (0.93%) Android
14 4 (0.93%) Apple iOS
15 2 (0.46%) CentOS
15 2 (0.46%) Windows Phone
15 2 (0.46%) Windows Phone 8
16 1 (0.23%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 107 (24.83%) ITIL
2 52 (12.06%) Business Intelligence
3 49 (11.37%) Incident Management
4 48 (11.14%) Configuration Management
4 48 (11.14%) Mentoring
5 43 (9.98%) Migration
6 37 (8.58%) Agile Software Development
7 36 (8.35%) Data Modelling
8 33 (7.66%) High Availability
9 30 (6.96%) ETL
9 30 (6.96%) Workflow
10 28 (6.50%) Problem Management
10 28 (6.50%) Software Delivery
11 27 (6.26%) Server Monitoring
12 24 (5.57%) Change Management
12 24 (5.57%) Performance Tuning
12 24 (5.57%) Regression Testing
12 24 (5.57%) Root Cause Analysis
13 23 (5.34%) DevOps
14 22 (5.10%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 97 (22.51%) VB
2 90 (20.88%) Shell Script
3 83 (19.26%) Perl
4 79 (18.33%) PL/SQL
4 79 (18.33%) PowerShell
5 70 (16.24%) T-SQL
6 56 (12.99%) Java
7 47 (10.90%) C#
8 46 (10.67%) VBScript
9 33 (7.66%) C
10 27 (6.26%) C++
11 20 (4.64%) JavaScript
12 13 (3.02%) Korn
12 13 (3.02%) VB.NET
13 9 (2.09%) VBA
14 8 (1.86%) Python
14 8 (1.86%) Ruby
15 6 (1.39%) PHP
16 4 (0.93%) Bourne shell
17 2 (0.46%) Jython
Qualifications
1 178 (41.30%) Security Cleared
2 148 (34.34%) SC Cleared
3 73 (16.94%) Microsoft Certification
4 64 (14.85%) BPSS Clearance
5 38 (8.82%) Degree
6 24 (5.57%) AAT
7 23 (5.34%) MCSE
8 15 (3.48%) MCTS
9 10 (2.32%) ISTQB
9 10 (2.32%) MCSD
10 9 (2.09%) ISEB
11 8 (1.86%) MCITP
11 8 (1.86%) MCP
11 8 (1.86%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
12 6 (1.39%) MCDBA
12 6 (1.39%) MCSA
13 4 (0.93%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
14 3 (0.70%) ITIL Certification
14 3 (0.70%) SAS Certification
15 2 (0.46%) Citrix Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 40 (9.28%) SLA
2 25 (5.80%) Disclosure Scotland
3 22 (5.10%) QA
4 6 (1.39%) ISO 9001
5 5 (1.16%) Data Quality
System Software
1 116 (26.91%) Active Directory
2 48 (11.14%) Microsoft App-V
3 40 (9.28%) VMware Infrastructure
4 34 (7.89%) XenApp
5 26 (6.03%) XenDesktop
5 26 (6.03%) XenServer
6 24 (5.57%) Terminal Services
7 8 (1.86%) Firmware
7 8 (1.86%) Hyper-V
7 8 (1.86%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
8 7 (1.62%) NFS
9 4 (0.93%) Docker
9 4 (0.93%) vSphere
10 2 (0.46%) Brightmail
10 2 (0.46%) Oracle RAC
10 2 (0.46%) VirtualBox
10 2 (0.46%) VMware Workstation
10 2 (0.46%) Xen
11 1 (0.23%) Microsoft Virtual Server
11 1 (0.23%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 61 (14.15%) Tivoli
2 53 (12.30%) HP SiteScope
3 49 (11.37%) MOM
4 31 (7.19%) Microsoft Clustering
4 31 (7.19%) SCCM
5 30 (6.96%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
6 28 (6.50%) Perfmon
7 23 (5.34%) OpenView Configuration Management
8 20 (4.64%) OpenView
9 14 (3.25%) HP SIM
10 10 (2.32%) Opscode Chef
10 10 (2.32%) Puppet
11 8 (1.86%) SCOM
12 6 (1.39%) HP Quality Center
13 4 (0.93%) WSUS
14 3 (0.70%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
14 3 (0.70%) Netcool
14 3 (0.70%) Oracle EDQ
14 3 (0.70%) SCVMM
14 3 (0.70%) Zenoss
Vendors
1 189 (43.85%) Oracle
2 146 (33.87%) HP
3 127 (29.47%) Microsoft
4 68 (15.78%) Citrix
5 67 (15.55%) CA
5 67 (15.55%) VMware
6 54 (12.53%) ServiceNow
7 46 (10.67%) BMC
8 43 (9.98%) Informatica
9 30 (6.96%) Red Hat
10 27 (6.26%) AppSense
11 21 (4.87%) IBM
12 20 (4.64%) Lotus
13 15 (3.48%) Sun
14 10 (2.32%) SAP
15 8 (1.86%) Siebel
16 7 (1.62%) Axway
17 6 (1.39%) Meridio
17 6 (1.39%) Tableau
18 5 (1.16%) Xamarin
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