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 29 August 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
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Structured Query Language (SQL)
Rank 2 9 9
Rank change year-on-year
+7 0
Contract jobs citing SQL 122 41 53
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 20.44% 10.90% 10.50%
As % of the Programming Languages category 46.56% 41.00% 37.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 74 28 24
Average daily rate
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£325 £300 £258
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.33% +16.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £231 £218 £211
10% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £354 £422
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.61% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 2
Average hourly rate - £15.00 £16.64
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -9.85%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £27.38 £26.50 £27.00
% change year-on-year
+3.30% -1.85%
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
262 100 143
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 43.89% 26.60% 28.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 169 44 62
Average daily rate £331 £325 £270
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.79% +20.37%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £243 £200 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £393 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 23 8
Average hourly rate £15.25 £32.50 £16.64
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-53.07% +95.31%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £15.25 £13.11
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £60.00 £35.00 £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £34.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+2.94% -2.85%

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 29 August 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
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 29 August 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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statistics and historical trends)
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 +4 73 £332 +2.04% 38
Durham +13 36 £325 +23.80% 2
Northumberland - - - - 1
SQL
England

SQL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North East

For the 6 months to 29 August 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 94 (41.23%) Oracle
2 69 (30.26%) UNIX
3 65 (28.51%) PL/SQL
4 55 (24.12%) SQL Server
5 54 (23.68%) Business Intelligence
6 53 (23.25%) Security Cleared
7 49 (21.49%) C#
8 48 (21.05%) .NET
9 47 (20.61%) Windows
10 45 (19.74%) Oracle Database
11 42 (18.42%) Linux
12 39 (17.11%) XML
12 39 (17.11%) Microsoft
13 38 (16.67%) SC Cleared
14 35 (15.35%) Java
15 34 (14.91%) Web Services
15 34 (14.91%) Finance
16 33 (14.47%) Data Modelling
17 32 (14.04%) SharePoint
17 32 (14.04%) SQL Server 2008
17 32 (14.04%) Oracle Database 11g
18 29 (12.72%) JavaScript
19 28 (12.28%) ASP.NET
20 25 (10.96%) WebLogic
20 25 (10.96%) SAS
20 25 (10.96%) Dimensional Modelling
21 23 (10.09%) T-SQL
22 22 (9.65%) HP
22 22 (9.65%) Configuration Management
22 22 (9.65%) jQuery

SQL
Top Related IT Skills in the North East by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 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 32 (14.04%) SharePoint
2 25 (10.96%) WebLogic
2 25 (10.96%) SAS
3 19 (8.33%) WebSphere
4 14 (6.14%) SharePoint 2010
5 13 (5.70%) Oracle Workflow
6 4 (1.75%) Oracle Application Server
7 3 (1.32%) FileNet
7 3 (1.32%) Apache
7 3 (1.32%) Documentum
8 2 (0.88%) Oracle 10gAS
8 2 (0.88%) WebSphere Application Server
9 1 (0.44%) Tomcat
9 1 (0.44%) Oracle UPK
Applications
1 18 (7.89%) MS Excel
2 12 (5.26%) InfoPath
3 8 (3.51%) MS Office
4 5 (2.19%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.44%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 19 (8.33%) Oracle EBS
2 15 (6.58%) Oracle EBS R12
3 13 (5.70%) Oracle Payables
4 12 (5.26%) Oracle Applications
5 11 (4.82%) Oracle General Ledger
5 11 (4.82%) Oracle Receivables
6 6 (2.63%) Oracle iProcurement
7 5 (2.19%) Dynamics CRM
8 4 (1.75%) Oracle Assets
8 4 (1.75%) Oracle Financials
8 4 (1.75%) Oracle Payroll
9 3 (1.32%) Oracle Internet Expenses
10 2 (0.88%) SAP Oil and Gas
10 2 (0.88%) Oracle iRecruitment
10 2 (0.88%) Dynamics AX
10 2 (0.88%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
10 2 (0.88%) Oracle Cash Management
10 2 (0.88%) Oracle CRM
Cloud Services
1 3 (1.32%) SaaS
2 1 (0.44%) Taleo
Communications & Networking
1 19 (8.33%) Firewall
2 17 (7.46%) DNS
3 16 (7.02%) HTTP
4 14 (6.14%) LDAP
5 11 (4.82%) Extranet
6 9 (3.95%) DHCP
7 8 (3.51%) SSH
7 8 (3.51%) OpenLDAP
8 5 (2.19%) VPN
8 5 (2.19%) LAN
8 5 (2.19%) WAN
8 5 (2.19%) SAN
9 3 (1.32%) SSL
10 1 (0.44%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 55 (24.12%) SQL Server
2 45 (19.74%) Oracle Database
3 32 (14.04%) SQL Server 2008
3 32 (14.04%) Oracle Database 11g
4 21 (9.21%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 21 (9.21%) Oracle Reports
5 19 (8.33%) Data Warehouse
6 16 (7.02%) Base SAS
6 16 (7.02%) SQL Server 2005
6 16 (7.02%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 13 (5.70%) SQL Server 2000
8 9 (3.95%) Oracle Discoverer
9 8 (3.51%) Oracle BI Publisher
9 8 (3.51%) MySQL
10 6 (2.63%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 6 (2.63%) Business Intelligence Development Studio
11 5 (2.19%) Relational Database
11 5 (2.19%) SQL Server 2012
11 5 (2.19%) Oracle BI EE
12 4 (1.75%) Microsoft Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 16 (7.02%) Oracle Forms
2 9 (3.95%) Selenium
3 8 (3.51%) Git (software)
3 8 (3.51%) PHPUnit
3 8 (3.51%) LoadRunner
3 8 (3.51%) Subversion
4 7 (3.07%) JIRA
5 6 (2.63%) Team Foundation Server
5 6 (2.63%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
5 6 (2.63%) PVCS
6 5 (2.19%) ERwin
7 4 (1.75%) Visual Studio
7 4 (1.75%) JMeter
8 3 (1.32%) Rational Rhapsody
9 2 (0.88%) Toad
10 1 (0.44%) JUnit
10 1 (0.44%) Jenkins
10 1 (0.44%) Maven
General
1 34 (14.91%) Finance
2 11 (4.82%) General Ledger
3 8 (3.51%) Manufacturing
4 5 (2.19%) Publishing
5 4 (1.75%) Marketing
6 3 (1.32%) Telecoms
6 3 (1.32%) Pharmaceutical
7 2 (0.88%) Retail
7 2 (0.88%) Electronics
8 1 (0.44%) Advertising
8 1 (0.44%) Legal
8 1 (0.44%) Front Office
8 1 (0.44%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 84 (36.84%) Developer
2 43 (18.86%) Analyst
3 20 (8.77%) Applications Support
4 15 (6.58%) SharePoint Developer
5 14 (6.14%) Support Analyst
6 13 (5.70%) SAS Developer
7 12 (5.26%) Test Analyst
8 11 (4.82%) Oracle Developer
8 11 (4.82%) UNIX Engineer
9 10 (4.39%) Technical Writer
9 10 (4.39%) Applications Support Analyst
9 10 (4.39%) Support Engineer
9 10 (4.39%) DBA
10 9 (3.95%) Consultant
11 8 (3.51%) Server Support
11 8 (3.51%) Tester
12 7 (3.07%) Support Specialist
12 7 (3.07%) Programmer
12 7 (3.07%) PHP Developer
12 7 (3.07%) Data Modeller
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 48 (21.05%) .NET
2 39 (17.11%) XML
3 34 (14.91%) Web Services
4 28 (12.28%) ASP.NET
5 22 (9.65%) jQuery
6 17 (7.46%) REST
7 12 (5.26%) Spring
7 12 (5.26%) HTML
8 9 (3.95%) SOAP
8 9 (3.95%) JSON
8 9 (3.95%) .NET Framework
9 8 (3.51%) Symfony
9 8 (3.51%) MooTools
9 8 (3.51%) YAML
10 6 (2.63%) WCF
10 6 (2.63%) HTML5
10 6 (2.63%) CSS
11 5 (2.19%) Middleware
11 5 (2.19%) WebSphere MQ
11 5 (2.19%) AppFabric
Miscellaneous
1 12 (5.26%) Clustering
2 6 (2.63%) NHS
2 6 (2.63%) N-Tier
2 6 (2.63%) Replication
3 5 (2.19%) Thin Client
3 5 (2.19%) Open Source
3 5 (2.19%) Fat Client
3 5 (2.19%) Statistics
4 4 (1.75%) Management Information System
5 3 (1.32%) IVR
6 2 (0.88%) Visualisation
6 2 (0.88%) Computer Science
6 2 (0.88%) Social Media
6 2 (0.88%) DTV
7 1 (0.44%) Mainframe
7 1 (0.44%) Web 2.0
7 1 (0.44%) Graphic Design
7 1 (0.44%) RIA
7 1 (0.44%) Data Conversion
Operating Systems
1 69 (30.26%) UNIX
2 47 (20.61%) Windows
3 42 (18.42%) Linux
4 17 (7.46%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 10 (4.39%) AIX
6 9 (3.95%) Windows XP
7 8 (3.51%) HPUX
8 5 (2.19%) Solaris
9 4 (1.75%) Windows Server 2008
9 4 (1.75%) Windows Server 2012
9 4 (1.75%) Windows Server 2003
10 2 (0.88%) Android
10 2 (0.88%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 54 (23.68%) Business Intelligence
2 33 (14.47%) Data Modelling
3 25 (10.96%) Dimensional Modelling
4 22 (9.65%) Configuration Management
5 20 (8.77%) Data Management
6 19 (8.33%) Workflow
6 19 (8.33%) ITIL
7 17 (7.46%) Performance Testing
8 16 (7.02%) Migration
9 15 (6.58%) ETL
10 13 (5.70%) Data Security
10 13 (5.70%) B2B
11 12 (5.26%) Problem Management
11 12 (5.26%) CRM
12 10 (4.39%) OO
12 10 (4.39%) Regression Testing
12 10 (4.39%) Disaster Recovery
13 9 (3.95%) Scrum
13 9 (3.95%) TDD
13 9 (3.95%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 65 (28.51%) PL/SQL
2 49 (21.49%) C#
3 35 (15.35%) Java
4 29 (12.72%) JavaScript
5 23 (10.09%) T-SQL
6 16 (7.02%) Perl
7 14 (6.14%) C++
8 13 (5.70%) VB.NET
9 12 (5.26%) VB
10 10 (4.39%) VBA
11 8 (3.51%) Korn
11 8 (3.51%) Ruby
11 8 (3.51%) PHP5
11 8 (3.51%) PHP
11 8 (3.51%) Python
12 7 (3.07%) Shell Script
13 6 (2.63%) VBScript
14 5 (2.19%) VB6
15 4 (1.75%) PowerShell
16 3 (1.32%) MUMPS
Qualifications
1 53 (23.25%) Security Cleared
2 38 (16.67%) SC Cleared
3 9 (3.95%) ISEB
4 7 (3.07%) ITIL Certification
4 7 (3.07%) DV Cleared
4 7 (3.07%) ISTQB
5 4 (1.75%) Microsoft Certification
5 4 (1.75%) MCDBA
5 4 (1.75%) MCT
6 2 (0.88%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
7 1 (0.44%) Degree
7 1 (0.44%) BC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (8.33%) QA
2 12 (5.26%) SLA
3 3 (1.32%) ISO 9000
3 3 (1.32%) HL7
System Software
1 13 (5.70%) Active Directory
2 8 (3.51%) NFS
3 7 (3.07%) VMware Infrastructure
4 5 (2.19%) VMware ESX
4 5 (2.19%) Oracle RAC
5 4 (1.75%) Hyper-V
5 4 (1.75%) KVM
5 4 (1.75%) RHEV
Systems Management
1 4 (1.75%) Tivoli
1 4 (1.75%) OpenView
2 2 (0.88%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
3 1 (0.44%) CA SiteMinder
3 1 (0.44%) Netcool
3 1 (0.44%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 94 (41.23%) Oracle
2 39 (17.11%) Microsoft
3 22 (9.65%) HP
4 19 (8.33%) Red Hat
5 17 (7.46%) Informatica
6 15 (6.58%) JBoss
7 13 (5.70%) VMware
8 8 (3.51%) SAP
9 6 (2.63%) Siebel
9 6 (2.63%) IBM
9 6 (2.63%) Sun
9 6 (2.63%) Business Objects
10 5 (2.19%) Citrix
10 5 (2.19%) Veritas
11 4 (1.75%) Cisco
12 3 (1.32%) InterSystems
12 3 (1.32%) Genesys
13 2 (0.88%) Axway
13 2 (0.88%) Facebook
13 2 (0.88%) Twitter
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