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 19 February 2017 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
19 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
SQL (Structured Query Language)
England / North East
Rank 15 20 5
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -15
Contract jobs citing SQL 91 71 87
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 10.25% 7.87% 13.77%
As % of the Programming Languages category 26.92% 20.40% 36.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 66 43 54
Median daily rate £350 £351 £330
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.14% +6.21%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £288 £251
10% offered a daily rate of more than £463 £513 £487
UK excluding London median daily rate £363 £363 £350
% change year-on-year
- +3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 3 2
Median hourly rate £40.00 £19.50 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+105.12% +30.00%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £24.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+53.06% -18.33%

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
338 348 236
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 38.06% 38.58% 37.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 240 212 152
Median daily rate £350 £370 £330
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.40% +12.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £290 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £550 £451
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 7 7
Median hourly rate £40.00 £19.50 £28.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+105.12% -31.57%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.43 £15.00 £14.30
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £62.00 £27.50 £38.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.25 £40.00 £35.50
% change year-on-year
+3.12% +12.67%

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 19 February 2017.

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 19 February 2017.

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 19 February 2017. 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 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 0 69 £350 - 31
Durham +4 11 £350 -3.44% 3
SQL
England

SQL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North East

For the 6 months to 19 February 2017, 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.

1 123 (40.20%) Windows
2 112 (36.60%) Linux
3 98 (32.03%) Microsoft
4 94 (30.72%) SQL Server
4 94 (30.72%) Security Cleared
5 88 (28.76%) Unix
6 83 (27.12%) ITIL
7 77 (25.16%) Windows Server
8 70 (22.88%) HP
9 67 (21.90%) Java
9 67 (21.90%) SC Cleared
10 63 (20.59%) Oracle
10 63 (20.59%) Active Directory
11 62 (20.26%) Perl
12 59 (19.28%) Agile Software Development
13 56 (18.30%) MS Excel
13 56 (18.30%) TCP/IP
14 53 (17.32%) .NET
15 50 (16.34%) VB
15 50 (16.34%) JavaScript
16 47 (15.36%) PowerShell
17 46 (15.03%) Open Source
17 46 (15.03%) C#
17 46 (15.03%) Shell Script
18 39 (12.75%) XML
19 38 (12.42%) HP SiteScope
20 37 (12.09%) AIX
21 36 (11.76%) T-SQL
22 35 (11.44%) DevOps
23 34 (11.11%) DNS

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 22 (7.19%) WebLogic
2 19 (6.21%) JBoss
3 17 (5.56%) IIS
4 12 (3.92%) WebSphere
5 9 (2.94%) SharePoint
6 8 (2.61%) Confluence
6 8 (2.61%) FileNet
6 8 (2.61%) Oracle Workflow
6 8 (2.61%) WebSphere Application Server
7 5 (1.63%) Oracle Application Server
7 5 (1.63%) Tomcat
8 4 (1.31%) BizTalk Server
8 4 (1.31%) CMS
8 4 (1.31%) Sitecore CMS
8 4 (1.31%) Tuxedo
9 3 (0.98%) SAS
9 3 (0.98%) SharePoint Server
10 2 (0.65%) Jetty
10 2 (0.65%) nginx
10 2 (0.65%) OpenROAD
Applications
1 56 (18.30%) MS Excel
2 14 (4.58%) MS PowerPoint
3 2 (0.65%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 11 (3.59%) Dynamics CRM
2 8 (2.61%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
3 6 (1.96%) Oracle EBS
4 1 (0.33%) Oracle 11i
4 1 (0.33%) Oracle Applications
4 1 (0.33%) Oracle BPM
4 1 (0.33%) Oracle EBS R12
4 1 (0.33%) Oracle Financials
4 1 (0.33%) SAP IS-U
4 1 (0.33%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 29 (9.48%) IaaS
1 29 (9.48%) PaaS
1 29 (9.48%) SaaS
2 8 (2.61%) HP Helion
3 6 (1.96%) OpenShift
4 5 (1.63%) Amazon AWS
5 3 (0.98%) Google App Engine
5 3 (0.98%) Google Cloud Platform
5 3 (0.98%) Microsoft Azure
6 2 (0.65%) Amazon EC2
6 2 (0.65%) GitHub
6 2 (0.65%) Slack
7 1 (0.33%) Amazon S3
7 1 (0.33%) AWS Lambda
7 1 (0.33%) Cloud Computing
7 1 (0.33%) G Suite
7 1 (0.33%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 56 (18.30%) TCP/IP
2 34 (11.11%) DNS
3 32 (10.46%) LDAP
4 21 (6.86%) DHCP
5 20 (6.54%) Firewall
6 15 (4.90%) SSL
7 13 (4.25%) NAS
8 12 (3.92%) HTTP
9 11 (3.59%) SAN
10 10 (3.27%) HTTPS
10 10 (3.27%) iSCSI
11 8 (2.61%) Intrusion Detection
11 8 (2.61%) OpenLDAP
11 8 (2.61%) SSH
12 7 (2.29%) Network Security
13 3 (0.98%) Internet
14 2 (0.65%) FTP
14 2 (0.65%) IPsec
14 2 (0.65%) NetScaler
15 1 (0.33%) PuTTY
Database & Business Intelligence
1 94 (30.72%) SQL Server
2 21 (6.86%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 20 (6.54%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 19 (6.21%) DB2
5 18 (5.88%) BusinessObjects
5 18 (5.88%) MongoDB
6 17 (5.56%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 14 (4.58%) Oracle Database
7 14 (4.58%) SQL Server 2008
8 13 (4.25%) Data Warehouse
8 13 (4.25%) QlikView
9 11 (3.59%) Oracle Reports
10 10 (3.27%) OLTP
11 8 (2.61%) OLAP
11 8 (2.61%) Relational Database
12 7 (2.29%) Ingres
13 6 (1.96%) OLAP Cube
13 6 (1.96%) SQL Server 2005
13 6 (1.96%) SQL Server 2012
14 5 (1.63%) Oracle Database 12c
Development Applications
1 15 (4.90%) HP UFT
1 15 (4.90%) Selenium
2 14 (4.58%) Git (software)
2 14 (4.58%) Sahi
2 14 (4.58%) WATIR
3 12 (3.92%) Team Foundation Server
3 12 (3.92%) Visual Studio
4 10 (3.27%) GCC
4 10 (3.27%) GDB
5 8 (2.61%) Cucumber
5 8 (2.61%) JIRA
6 7 (2.29%) Jenkins
7 6 (1.96%) Subversion
8 5 (1.63%) MSI
9 3 (0.98%) IntelliJ
9 3 (0.98%) LoadRunner
9 3 (0.98%) NMock
9 3 (0.98%) Oracle Forms
9 3 (0.98%) WiX
10 2 (0.65%) Gradle
General
1 19 (6.21%) Finance
2 8 (2.61%) Publishing
3 5 (1.63%) Advertising
3 5 (1.63%) Back Office
4 3 (0.98%) Banking
4 3 (0.98%) Manufacturing
5 2 (0.65%) Marketing
6 1 (0.33%) Billing
6 1 (0.33%) Law
6 1 (0.33%) Legal
6 1 (0.33%) Retail
6 1 (0.33%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 89 (29.08%) Developer
2 38 (12.42%) DBA
2 38 (12.42%) Support Engineer
3 36 (11.76%) Automation Engineer
4 23 (7.52%) Administrator
5 22 (7.19%) SQL DBA
6 21 (6.86%) SQL Developer
7 19 (6.21%) .NET Developer
8 16 (5.23%) DevOps Engineer
9 15 (4.90%) C# Developer
10 13 (4.25%) Business Intelligence Developer
10 13 (4.25%) Oracle DBA
11 12 (3.92%) C# .NET Developer
11 12 (3.92%) Migration Engineer
12 10 (3.27%) Cloud Engineer
13 9 (2.94%) Software Developer
13 9 (2.94%) SQL Server DBA
14 8 (2.61%) Analyst
14 8 (2.61%) Infrastructure Engineer
14 8 (2.61%) Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 53 (17.32%) .NET
2 39 (12.75%) XML
3 31 (10.13%) Web Services
4 21 (6.86%) Middleware
5 17 (5.56%) CSS
5 17 (5.56%) HTML
6 15 (4.90%) ASP.NET
7 13 (4.25%) .NET Framework
7 13 (4.25%) Software Packaging
8 10 (3.27%) JSON
9 9 (2.94%) Node.js
10 8 (2.61%) Entity Framework
10 8 (2.61%) WebSphere MQ
11 7 (2.29%) Oracle GoldenGate
11 7 (2.29%) React
11 7 (2.29%) REST
11 7 (2.29%) WPF
12 6 (1.96%) AngularJS
13 5 (1.63%) LINQ
13 5 (1.63%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 28 (9.15%) Analytical Skills
2 20 (6.54%) Management Information System
3 13 (4.25%) Mainframe
4 11 (3.59%) Visualisation
5 10 (3.27%) IBM Mainframe
5 10 (3.27%) Public Cloud
6 9 (2.94%) Clustering
7 8 (2.61%) DataPower
7 8 (2.61%) Private Cloud
8 6 (1.96%) Mobile App
9 5 (1.63%) Client/Server
9 5 (1.63%) Computer Science
9 5 (1.63%) Linked Data
10 4 (1.31%) NHS
11 3 (0.98%) Data Integration
12 2 (0.65%) AS400
12 2 (0.65%) Enterprise Software
12 2 (0.65%) FlexPod
12 2 (0.65%) Inversion of Control
12 2 (0.65%) iSeries
Operating Systems
1 123 (40.20%) Windows
2 112 (36.60%) Linux
3 88 (28.76%) Unix
4 77 (25.16%) Windows Server
5 37 (12.09%) AIX
6 23 (7.52%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 23 (7.52%) Windows 7
7 17 (5.56%) Solaris
8 16 (5.23%) Windows XP
9 13 (4.25%) zOS
10 12 (3.92%) Windows Server 2008
10 12 (3.92%) Windows Server 2012
11 9 (2.94%) Windows Server 2003
12 7 (2.29%) Android
12 7 (2.29%) Apple iOS
13 4 (1.31%) MVS
14 2 (0.65%) VME
15 1 (0.33%) HPUX
15 1 (0.33%) Mac OS X
15 1 (0.33%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 83 (27.12%) ITIL
2 59 (19.28%) Agile Software Development
3 46 (15.03%) Open Source
4 35 (11.44%) DevOps
5 33 (10.78%) OO
6 32 (10.46%) Business Intelligence
6 32 (10.46%) Problem Management
7 31 (10.13%) Change Management
8 28 (9.15%) Change Control
9 24 (7.84%) ETL
10 22 (7.19%) Migration
10 22 (7.19%) Server Monitoring
10 22 (7.19%) Virtual Environments
11 21 (6.86%) Data Management
11 21 (6.86%) TDD
12 20 (6.54%) Continuous Integration
12 20 (6.54%) Operational Acceptance Testing
13 19 (6.21%) ITSM
14 18 (5.88%) Configuration Management
14 18 (5.88%) Disaster Recovery
Programming Languages
1 67 (21.90%) Java
2 62 (20.26%) Perl
3 50 (16.34%) JavaScript
3 50 (16.34%) VB
4 47 (15.36%) PowerShell
5 46 (15.03%) C#
5 46 (15.03%) Shell Script
6 36 (11.76%) T-SQL
7 29 (9.48%) PL/SQL
8 19 (6.21%) C++
9 17 (5.56%) Python
10 16 (5.23%) C
10 16 (5.23%) Ruby
11 14 (4.58%) Jython
12 8 (2.61%) Korn
13 7 (2.29%) PHP
14 6 (1.96%) VBA
14 6 (1.96%) VBScript
15 5 (1.63%) VB.NET
16 2 (0.65%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 94 (30.72%) Security Cleared
2 67 (21.90%) SC Cleared
3 21 (6.86%) BPSS Clearance
3 21 (6.86%) DV Cleared
4 9 (2.94%) Degree
5 7 (2.29%) MCSA
5 7 (2.29%) Microsoft Certification
6 5 (1.63%) ITIL Certification
6 5 (1.63%) MCSE
7 2 (0.65%) Citrix Certification
7 2 (0.65%) IBM Certification
8 1 (0.33%) CISSP
8 1 (0.33%) HND
8 1 (0.33%) ISTQB
8 1 (0.33%) MCITP
8 1 (0.33%) MCTS
8 1 (0.33%) OCA
8 1 (0.33%) Oracle Certification
8 1 (0.33%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 1 (0.33%) SSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 24 (7.84%) QA
2 13 (4.25%) Disclosure Scotland
3 7 (2.29%) SLA
4 4 (1.31%) Data Quality
5 1 (0.33%) WAI
5 1 (0.33%) WCAG
System Software
1 63 (20.59%) Active Directory
2 17 (5.56%) VMware Infrastructure
3 10 (3.27%) Hyper-V
3 10 (3.27%) NFS
4 9 (2.94%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
5 8 (2.61%) Docker
5 8 (2.61%) VMware Workstation
6 6 (1.96%) VMware ESXi
6 6 (1.96%) vSphere
7 5 (1.63%) Microsoft App-V
7 5 (1.63%) Oracle Clusterware
7 5 (1.63%) XenApp
8 4 (1.31%) Microsoft Virtual Server
8 4 (1.31%) Virtual Servers
9 3 (0.98%) XenDesktop
9 3 (0.98%) XenServer
10 2 (0.65%) Oracle RAC
10 2 (0.65%) Xen
11 1 (0.33%) Shibboleth
11 1 (0.33%) Time Sharing Option
Systems Management
1 38 (12.42%) HP SiteScope
2 31 (10.13%) Puppet
3 28 (9.15%) Tivoli
4 27 (8.82%) SCCM
5 19 (6.21%) HP Operations Orchestration
6 15 (4.90%) Opscode Chef
7 14 (4.58%) SCOrch
8 13 (4.25%) BladeLogic
9 12 (3.92%) WSUS
10 8 (2.61%) Control-M
10 8 (2.61%) Forum Sentry
11 7 (2.29%) Data Guard
11 7 (2.29%) MOM
11 7 (2.29%) SCOM
12 6 (1.96%) Oracle RMAN
13 5 (1.63%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
13 5 (1.63%) SCVMM
14 4 (1.31%) OpenView Configuration Management
15 3 (0.98%) Microsoft Clustering
15 3 (0.98%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 98 (32.03%) Microsoft
2 70 (22.88%) HP
3 63 (20.59%) Oracle
4 34 (11.11%) CA
5 26 (8.50%) Red Hat
6 24 (7.84%) IBM
7 22 (7.19%) VMware
8 19 (6.21%) BMC
9 16 (5.23%) Dell
10 14 (4.58%) SAP
10 14 (4.58%) Sun
11 8 (2.61%) Axway
11 8 (2.61%) Informatica
11 8 (2.61%) Siebel
12 7 (2.29%) Citrix
13 6 (1.96%) ServiceNow
14 5 (1.63%) Atlassian
14 5 (1.63%) Cisco
14 5 (1.63%) Sitecore
15 4 (1.31%) Google
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Posted: 4 days ago
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