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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SQL over the 3 months to 30 October 2014 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
30 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Structured Query Language (SQL)
Rank 4 7 8
Rank change year-on-year
+3 +1
Contract jobs citing SQL 146 51 49
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 17.44% 15.13% 10.49%
As % of the Programming Languages category 41.48% 52.04% 33.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 84 25 16
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£331 £275 £258
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+20.45% +6.79%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £200 £211
10% offered a daily rate of more than £454 £375 £381
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 3 4
Average hourly rate £27.50 £12.99 £20.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+111.70% -35.85%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.60 £7.80 £17.07
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.00 £20.60 £23.58
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.75 £23.06 £29.00
% change year-on-year
+11.65% -20.47%
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
352 98 146
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 42.05% 29.08% 31.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 231 44 58
Average daily rate £370 £320 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.62% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £195 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £493 £375 £368
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 11 10
Average hourly rate £21.38 £32.50 £20.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-34.23% +60.49%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £20.60 £13.11
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.00 £37.50 £30.10
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £33.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+4.47% -4.28%

SQL
Jobs Demand Trend in the North East

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing SQL across the North East region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 30 October 2014.

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 30 October 2014.

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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing SQL within the North East region over the 3 months to 30 October 2014. 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 +1 108 £353 +9.54% 39
Durham +6 30 £325 +18.18% 1
SQL
England

SQL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North East

For the 6 months to 30 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the North East region citing SQL 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.

1 101 (39.45%) Oracle
2 76 (29.69%) UNIX
3 70 (27.34%) Windows
4 69 (26.95%) PL/SQL
5 67 (26.17%) SQL Server
6 58 (22.66%) Security Cleared
7 56 (21.88%) Microsoft
8 55 (21.48%) .NET
9 51 (19.92%) Oracle Database
10 49 (19.14%) C#
11 46 (17.97%) Java
11 46 (17.97%) XML
12 45 (17.58%) Business Intelligence
13 44 (17.19%) Web Services
13 44 (17.19%) Linux
14 41 (16.02%) SQL Server 2008
15 39 (15.23%) MS Excel
16 38 (14.84%) SharePoint
16 38 (14.84%) SC Cleared
17 37 (14.45%) ASP.NET
18 36 (14.06%) Finance
19 34 (13.28%) ITIL
20 30 (11.72%) VB
21 29 (11.33%) JavaScript
21 29 (11.33%) WebLogic
21 29 (11.33%) Active Directory
21 29 (11.33%) Analytical Skills
22 26 (10.16%) Performance Testing
22 26 (10.16%) HP
23 25 (9.77%) Data Modelling

SQL
Top Related IT Skills in the North East by Category

For the 6 months to 30 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the North East region citing SQL 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. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 38 (14.84%) SharePoint
2 29 (11.33%) WebLogic
3 23 (8.98%) SAS
4 15 (5.86%) WebSphere
4 15 (5.86%) Tuxedo
5 14 (5.47%) JBoss
5 14 (5.47%) SharePoint 2010
6 11 (4.30%) Oracle Workflow
7 9 (3.52%) Apache
8 8 (3.13%) IIS
9 6 (2.34%) IBM Notes
10 5 (1.95%) AquaLogic
10 5 (1.95%) MQSeries
11 3 (1.17%) Oracle Application Server
11 3 (1.17%) Documentum
11 3 (1.17%) MS Exchange
12 2 (0.78%) Tomcat
12 2 (0.78%) Exchange Server 2007
12 2 (0.78%) Oracle 10gAS
12 2 (0.78%) Lync
Applications
1 39 (15.23%) MS Excel
2 18 (7.03%) MS Office
3 12 (4.69%) InfoPath
4 8 (3.13%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.39%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 18 (7.03%) Oracle EBS
2 16 (6.25%) Oracle EBS R12
3 13 (5.08%) Oracle Payables
4 12 (4.69%) Oracle General Ledger
4 12 (4.69%) Oracle Receivables
5 11 (4.30%) Oracle Applications
6 5 (1.95%) Oracle iProcurement
6 5 (1.95%) Oracle Financials
7 4 (1.56%) Oracle Assets
8 3 (1.17%) Oracle Payroll
9 2 (0.78%) Oracle iRecruitment
9 2 (0.78%) Dynamics CRM
10 1 (0.39%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
10 1 (0.39%) Oracle Internet Expenses
10 1 (0.39%) Oracle Cash Management
10 1 (0.39%) SAP Oil and Gas
10 1 (0.39%) Agresso
10 1 (0.39%) Oracle CRM
Cloud Services
1 2 (0.78%) SaaS
2 1 (0.39%) Taleo
Communications & Networking
1 23 (8.98%) DNS
2 19 (7.42%) Firewall
3 17 (6.64%) LDAP
4 16 (6.25%) HTTP
5 14 (5.47%) DHCP
6 11 (4.30%) Extranet
7 8 (3.13%) OpenLDAP
8 6 (2.34%) SSH
9 4 (1.56%) LAN
9 4 (1.56%) WAN
9 4 (1.56%) VPN
9 4 (1.56%) SAN
10 2 (0.78%) Intranet
10 2 (0.78%) Internet
11 1 (0.39%) SSL
11 1 (0.39%) TCP/IP
11 1 (0.39%) 2G
Database & Business Intelligence
1 67 (26.17%) SQL Server
2 51 (19.92%) Oracle Database
3 41 (16.02%) SQL Server 2008
4 25 (9.77%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 20 (7.81%) Oracle Reports
5 20 (7.81%) SQL Server 2005
6 18 (7.03%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 17 (6.64%) Data Warehouse
8 13 (5.08%) Oracle Database 11g
9 11 (4.30%) Oracle BI Publisher
10 10 (3.91%) SQL Server 2000
10 10 (3.91%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 8 (3.13%) MySQL
11 8 (3.13%) Base SAS
11 8 (3.13%) Microsoft Analysis Services
12 7 (2.73%) Oracle Discoverer
13 6 (2.34%) SQL Server 2012
13 6 (2.34%) Relational Database
14 5 (1.95%) DTS
15 3 (1.17%) Business Intelligence Development Studio
Development Applications
1 15 (5.86%) Oracle Forms
2 12 (4.69%) PVCS
3 9 (3.52%) Selenium
4 8 (3.13%) Subversion
4 8 (3.13%) Git (software)
4 8 (3.13%) Team Foundation Server
4 8 (3.13%) PHPUnit
5 7 (2.73%) Visual Studio
6 4 (1.56%) Ant
7 3 (1.17%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
8 2 (0.78%) JUnit
8 2 (0.78%) JIRA
9 1 (0.39%) Jenkins
9 1 (0.39%) SoapUI
9 1 (0.39%) Maven
9 1 (0.39%) Toad
9 1 (0.39%) Eclipse
9 1 (0.39%) MSI
General
1 36 (14.06%) Finance
2 12 (4.69%) General Ledger
3 10 (3.91%) Publishing
4 6 (2.34%) Manufacturing
5 4 (1.56%) Retail
5 4 (1.56%) Marketing
6 2 (0.78%) Back Office
6 2 (0.78%) Advertising
7 1 (0.39%) Multimedia
7 1 (0.39%) Banking
7 1 (0.39%) Aerospace
7 1 (0.39%) Electronics
7 1 (0.39%) Telecoms
7 1 (0.39%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 92 (35.94%) Developer
2 33 (12.89%) Analyst
3 17 (6.64%) Support Engineer
3 17 (6.64%) Applications Support
3 17 (6.64%) Consultant
4 15 (5.86%) SharePoint Developer
5 14 (5.47%) Support Analyst
6 12 (4.69%) Oracle Developer
6 12 (4.69%) Technical Writer
7 11 (4.30%) DBA
7 11 (4.30%) Software Engineer
8 10 (3.91%) Author
8 10 (3.91%) Technical Author
9 9 (3.52%) .NET Developer
9 9 (3.52%) Architect
10 8 (3.13%) SQL Developer
10 8 (3.13%) UNIX Engineer
10 8 (3.13%) SQL DBA
10 8 (3.13%) PHP Developer
10 8 (3.13%) Technical Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 55 (21.48%) .NET
2 46 (17.97%) XML
3 44 (17.19%) Web Services
4 37 (14.45%) ASP.NET
5 25 (9.77%) jQuery
6 18 (7.03%) SOAP
7 17 (6.64%) REST
8 15 (5.86%) Middleware
9 13 (5.08%) Spring
10 10 (3.91%) .NET Framework
11 9 (3.52%) JSON
11 9 (3.52%) HTML
12 8 (3.13%) CSS
12 8 (3.13%) YAML
12 8 (3.13%) MooTools
12 8 (3.13%) Symfony
12 8 (3.13%) MDX
13 7 (2.73%) J2EE
14 6 (2.34%) WCF
15 5 (1.95%) AppFabric
Miscellaneous
1 29 (11.33%) Analytical Skills
2 25 (9.77%) Clustering
3 13 (5.08%) N-Tier
4 8 (3.13%) Management Information System
5 6 (2.34%) Open Source
5 6 (2.34%) Algorithms
6 5 (1.95%) User Experience
6 5 (1.95%) Statistics
6 5 (1.95%) NHS
7 4 (1.56%) Thin Client
7 4 (1.56%) Fat Client
8 3 (1.17%) Replication
8 3 (1.17%) IVR
9 2 (0.78%) Graphic Design
9 2 (0.78%) CMDB
9 2 (0.78%) Social Media
10 1 (0.39%) Visualisation
10 1 (0.39%) Mathematics
10 1 (0.39%) Computer Science
10 1 (0.39%) RIA
Operating Systems
1 76 (29.69%) UNIX
2 70 (27.34%) Windows
3 44 (17.19%) Linux
4 18 (7.03%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 16 (6.25%) Windows Server 2008
6 15 (5.86%) Windows Server 2003
7 10 (3.91%) Windows XP
8 7 (2.73%) HPUX
9 6 (2.34%) Windows Server 2012
10 5 (1.95%) AIX
11 4 (1.56%) Solaris
11 4 (1.56%) VME
12 2 (0.78%) Android
12 2 (0.78%) Apple iOS
12 2 (0.78%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 45 (17.58%) Business Intelligence
2 34 (13.28%) ITIL
3 26 (10.16%) Performance Testing
4 25 (9.77%) Data Modelling
5 24 (9.38%) Data Management
6 19 (7.42%) Service Management
6 19 (7.42%) Agile Software Development
7 16 (6.25%) Configuration Management
7 16 (6.25%) Service Delivery
7 16 (6.25%) Workflow
8 13 (5.08%) Problem Management
8 13 (5.08%) B2B
8 13 (5.08%) Migration
9 12 (4.69%) Software Engineering
10 11 (4.30%) TDD
10 11 (4.30%) Disaster Recovery
11 10 (3.91%) Scrum
11 10 (3.91%) Web Design
11 10 (3.91%) CRM
12 9 (3.52%) Dimensional Modelling
Programming Languages
1 69 (26.95%) PL/SQL
2 49 (19.14%) C#
3 46 (17.97%) Java
4 30 (11.72%) VB
5 29 (11.33%) JavaScript
6 24 (9.38%) T-SQL
7 23 (8.98%) VB.NET
7 23 (8.98%) Shell Script
8 21 (8.20%) C
9 19 (7.42%) VB6
10 17 (6.64%) VBA
11 13 (5.08%) VBScript
11 13 (5.08%) Perl
12 11 (4.30%) C++
13 8 (3.13%) PHP
13 8 (3.13%) Python
13 8 (3.13%) PHP5
13 8 (3.13%) Ruby
14 6 (2.34%) Korn
15 5 (1.95%) COBOL
Qualifications
1 58 (22.66%) Security Cleared
2 38 (14.84%) SC Cleared
3 9 (3.52%) DV Cleared
3 9 (3.52%) Microsoft Certification
4 8 (3.13%) ITIL Certification
5 5 (1.95%) ISEB
6 2 (0.78%) MCSE
6 2 (0.78%) MCSA
6 2 (0.78%) MCDBA
6 2 (0.78%) MCT
6 2 (0.78%) ISTQB
6 2 (0.78%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
7 1 (0.39%) Degree
7 1 (0.39%) BC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 24 (9.38%) QA
2 17 (6.64%) SLA
3 1 (0.39%) Data Quality
System Software
1 29 (11.33%) Active Directory
2 9 (3.52%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (2.34%) NFS
3 6 (2.34%) Terminal Services
4 4 (1.56%) VMware ESX
4 4 (1.56%) Oracle RAC
4 4 (1.56%) Hyper-V
5 3 (1.17%) KVM
5 3 (1.17%) RHEV
6 1 (0.39%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 10 (3.91%) OpenView
2 9 (3.52%) MIIS
3 5 (1.95%) HP SIM
4 4 (1.56%) Tivoli
5 3 (1.17%) OpenView Configuration Management
6 2 (0.78%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
6 2 (0.78%) HP Quality Center
7 1 (0.39%) Netcool
7 1 (0.39%) CA SiteMinder
Vendors
1 101 (39.45%) Oracle
2 56 (21.88%) Microsoft
3 26 (10.16%) HP
4 20 (7.81%) Red Hat
5 13 (5.08%) VMware
6 12 (4.69%) Informatica
7 10 (3.91%) Citrix
8 6 (2.34%) Lotus
9 5 (1.95%) Cisco
9 5 (1.95%) SAP
10 4 (1.56%) Business Objects
10 4 (1.56%) Siebel
10 4 (1.56%) Sun
10 4 (1.56%) IBM
11 3 (1.17%) Veritas
11 3 (1.17%) Genesys
11 3 (1.17%) Micro Focus
12 2 (0.78%) Adobe
12 2 (0.78%) Dell
12 2 (0.78%) ILOG
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