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 17 December 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
17 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Structured Query Language (SQL)
Rank 5 5 6
Rank change year-on-year
0 +1
Contract jobs citing SQL 134 52 60
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 16.46% 13.72% 13.13%
As % of the Programming Languages category 45.27% 40.94% 37.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 92 25 24
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£350 £320 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.37% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £219 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £490 £515 £368
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 0 4
Average hourly rate £27.50 - £20.25
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.00 - £17.07
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.00 - £23.58
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.00 £27.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-3.70% -10.00%
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
296 127 161
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 36.36% 33.51% 35.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 215 58 65
Average daily rate £373 £300 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+24.16% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £255 £210 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £350
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 3 19
Average hourly rate £28.00 £34.00 £27.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-17.64% +23.63%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.95 £34.00 £17.32
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.00 £37.50 £35.25
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.50 £32.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+9.23% -7.14%

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 17 December 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 17 December 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 17 December 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 +11 80 £370 +13.84% 22
Durham +4 44 £350 +16.66% 5
SQL
England

SQL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North East

For the 6 months to 17 December 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 86 (31.97%) Oracle
2 80 (29.74%) Microsoft
3 69 (25.65%) Windows
4 68 (25.28%) SQL Server
5 62 (23.05%) UNIX
6 59 (21.93%) Security Cleared
7 58 (21.56%) .NET
8 56 (20.82%) PL/SQL
9 51 (18.96%) SharePoint
10 50 (18.59%) MS Excel
11 49 (18.22%) C#
11 49 (18.22%) Oracle Database
12 48 (17.84%) JavaScript
12 48 (17.84%) Finance
13 47 (17.47%) Java
14 44 (16.36%) Web Services
14 44 (16.36%) XML
14 44 (16.36%) SQL Server Integration Services
15 42 (15.61%) Business Intelligence
16 41 (15.24%) jQuery
17 40 (14.87%) SQL Server Reporting Services
18 39 (14.50%) Linux
19 38 (14.13%) ASP.NET
20 37 (13.75%) VBA
21 36 (13.38%) SQL Server 2008
22 34 (12.64%) SC Cleared
23 32 (11.90%) ITIL
24 30 (11.15%) VB
24 30 (11.15%) Active Directory
25 27 (10.04%) Data Modelling

SQL
Top Related IT Skills in the North East by Category

For the 6 months to 17 December 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 51 (18.96%) SharePoint
2 23 (8.55%) WebLogic
3 20 (7.43%) Tuxedo
3 20 (7.43%) SAS
4 16 (5.95%) IIS
5 14 (5.20%) SharePoint 2010
6 10 (3.72%) Apache
7 8 (2.97%) JBoss
7 8 (2.97%) WebSphere
8 7 (2.60%) Lync
8 7 (2.60%) Oracle Workflow
8 7 (2.60%) IBM Notes
9 6 (2.23%) MS Exchange
9 6 (2.23%) MQSeries
10 5 (1.86%) AquaLogic
10 5 (1.86%) Exchange Server 2007
11 3 (1.12%) Documentum
12 2 (0.74%) Tomcat
12 2 (0.74%) Oracle 10gAS
12 2 (0.74%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 50 (18.59%) MS Excel
2 22 (8.18%) MS Office
3 12 (4.46%) InfoPath
4 8 (2.97%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.37%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 10 (3.72%) Oracle EBS
2 8 (2.97%) Oracle EBS R12
3 7 (2.60%) Oracle Applications
4 5 (1.86%) Oracle Payables
4 5 (1.86%) Oracle Receivables
4 5 (1.86%) Oracle General Ledger
5 2 (0.74%) Dynamics CRM
6 1 (0.37%) Oracle Payroll
6 1 (0.37%) Oracle iRecruitment
6 1 (0.37%) Oracle Financials
6 1 (0.37%) Agresso
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.37%) Taleo
Communications & Networking
1 20 (7.43%) DNS
2 18 (6.69%) HTTP
3 14 (5.20%) DHCP
4 12 (4.46%) LDAP
5 11 (4.09%) Extranet
6 8 (2.97%) Firewall
7 5 (1.86%) OpenLDAP
8 4 (1.49%) Intranet
9 3 (1.12%) SSH
9 3 (1.12%) LAN
9 3 (1.12%) WAN
9 3 (1.12%) TCP/IP
9 3 (1.12%) VPN
10 2 (0.74%) HTTPS
10 2 (0.74%) SSL
10 2 (0.74%) Internet
10 2 (0.74%) 2G
11 1 (0.37%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 68 (25.28%) SQL Server
2 49 (18.22%) Oracle Database
3 44 (16.36%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 40 (14.87%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 36 (13.38%) SQL Server 2008
6 19 (7.06%) Business Intelligence Development Studio
7 18 (6.69%) SQL Server 2005
8 15 (5.58%) Data Warehouse
9 12 (4.46%) Oracle Reports
9 12 (4.46%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 10 (3.72%) Microsoft Analysis Services
10 10 (3.72%) Oracle Database 11g
11 9 (3.35%) MySQL
12 6 (2.23%) Base SAS
12 6 (2.23%) Relational Database
13 5 (1.86%) Oracle BI Publisher
14 3 (1.12%) SQL Server 2000
15 2 (0.74%) Oracle Discoverer
15 2 (0.74%) RDBMS
15 2 (0.74%) Oracle Database 10g
Development Applications
1 10 (3.72%) PVCS
2 9 (3.35%) Visual Studio
3 8 (2.97%) Selenium
4 7 (2.60%) PHPUnit
4 7 (2.60%) Git (software)
4 7 (2.60%) Subversion
4 7 (2.60%) Oracle Forms
5 6 (2.23%) Team Foundation Server
6 5 (1.86%) Ant
6 5 (1.86%) Eclipse
7 2 (0.74%) Toad
7 2 (0.74%) JIRA
8 1 (0.37%) SoapUI
8 1 (0.37%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
8 1 (0.37%) JUnit
8 1 (0.37%) MSI
General
1 48 (17.84%) Finance
2 13 (4.83%) Banking
3 10 (3.72%) Publishing
4 9 (3.35%) Back Office
5 5 (1.86%) General Ledger
6 4 (1.49%) Retail
7 1 (0.37%) Marketing
7 1 (0.37%) Aerospace
7 1 (0.37%) Manufacturing
7 1 (0.37%) Advertising
7 1 (0.37%) Front Office
7 1 (0.37%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 118 (43.87%) Developer
2 39 (14.50%) Analyst
3 25 (9.29%) SQL Developer
4 17 (6.32%) Consultant
5 15 (5.58%) Technical Writer
5 15 (5.58%) SharePoint Developer
6 13 (4.83%) .NET Developer
7 12 (4.46%) Author
7 12 (4.46%) Technical Author
7 12 (4.46%) Applications Support
7 12 (4.46%) Technical Leader
8 9 (3.35%) Support Engineer
8 9 (3.35%) Software Engineer
8 9 (3.35%) DBA
9 8 (2.97%) Architect
9 8 (2.97%) Support Analyst
10 7 (2.60%) VBA Developer
10 7 (2.60%) PHP Developer
10 7 (2.60%) SQL DBA
11 6 (2.23%) Software Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 58 (21.56%) .NET
2 44 (16.36%) Web Services
2 44 (16.36%) XML
3 41 (15.24%) jQuery
4 38 (14.13%) ASP.NET
5 21 (7.81%) SOAP
6 19 (7.06%) Twitter Bootstrap
7 17 (6.32%) REST
8 14 (5.20%) Middleware
9 10 (3.72%) J2EE
9 10 (3.72%) Spring
9 10 (3.72%) MDX
9 10 (3.72%) .NET Framework
10 9 (3.35%) HTML
11 8 (2.97%) CSS
11 8 (2.97%) JSON
12 7 (2.60%) WCF
12 7 (2.60%) YAML
12 7 (2.60%) Symfony
12 7 (2.60%) MooTools
Miscellaneous
1 22 (8.18%) Analytical Skills
2 21 (7.81%) Clustering
3 15 (5.58%) N-Tier
4 8 (2.97%) Management Information System
5 7 (2.60%) NHS
6 5 (1.86%) User Experience
6 5 (1.86%) Algorithms
7 3 (1.12%) Open Source
7 3 (1.12%) Statistics
7 3 (1.12%) Graphic Design
7 3 (1.12%) IVR
8 2 (0.74%) Visualisation
8 2 (0.74%) CMDB
9 1 (0.37%) Web 2.0
9 1 (0.37%) Mathematics
9 1 (0.37%) Data Conversion
9 1 (0.37%) Fat Client
9 1 (0.37%) RIA
9 1 (0.37%) Replication
9 1 (0.37%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 69 (25.65%) Windows
2 62 (23.05%) UNIX
3 39 (14.50%) Linux
4 16 (5.95%) Windows Server 2003
5 15 (5.58%) Windows Server 2008
6 12 (4.46%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 11 (4.09%) VME
8 6 (2.23%) Windows XP
8 6 (2.23%) Windows Server 2012
9 5 (1.86%) HPUX
10 2 (0.74%) Android
10 2 (0.74%) Windows 8
10 2 (0.74%) Apple iOS
11 1 (0.37%) Solaris
11 1 (0.37%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 42 (15.61%) Business Intelligence
2 32 (11.90%) ITIL
3 27 (10.04%) Data Modelling
4 23 (8.55%) Data Management
5 22 (8.18%) Performance Testing
6 21 (7.81%) Web Development
7 19 (7.06%) Service Delivery
8 18 (6.69%) Migration
8 18 (6.69%) Service Management
9 17 (6.32%) Agile Software Development
9 17 (6.32%) Reverse Engineering
10 13 (4.83%) B2B
11 12 (4.46%) Web Design
11 12 (4.46%) ETL
11 12 (4.46%) Problem Management
12 10 (3.72%) Workflow
12 10 (3.72%) Dimensional Modelling
12 10 (3.72%) Software Engineering
12 10 (3.72%) Logical Data Model
12 10 (3.72%) Physical Data Model
Programming Languages
1 56 (20.82%) PL/SQL
2 49 (18.22%) C#
3 48 (17.84%) JavaScript
4 47 (17.47%) Java
5 37 (13.75%) VBA
6 30 (11.15%) VB
7 23 (8.55%) Shell Script
8 22 (8.18%) C
9 21 (7.81%) VB.NET
9 21 (7.81%) T-SQL
10 17 (6.32%) VB6
11 15 (5.58%) VBScript
12 11 (4.09%) C++
12 11 (4.09%) COBOL
13 7 (2.60%) Ruby
13 7 (2.60%) PHP5
13 7 (2.60%) Python
13 7 (2.60%) PHP
14 6 (2.23%) Perl
15 5 (1.86%) WebLogic Scripting Tool
Qualifications
1 59 (21.93%) Security Cleared
2 34 (12.64%) SC Cleared
3 11 (4.09%) Microsoft Certification
4 9 (3.35%) DV Cleared
5 5 (1.86%) MCSE
5 5 (1.86%) MCSA
5 5 (1.86%) ISEB
6 4 (1.49%) ITIL Certification
7 2 (0.74%) BC Cleared
7 2 (0.74%) ISTQB
7 2 (0.74%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
8 1 (0.37%) MCDBA
8 1 (0.37%) MCT
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 23 (8.55%) QA
2 14 (5.20%) SLA
3 1 (0.37%) Data Quality
System Software
1 30 (11.15%) Active Directory
2 7 (2.60%) VMware Infrastructure
2 7 (2.60%) Terminal Services
3 3 (1.12%) NFS
4 1 (0.37%) KVM
4 1 (0.37%) RHEV
4 1 (0.37%) Oracle RAC
4 1 (0.37%) Microsoft App-V
4 1 (0.37%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 12 (4.46%) OpenView
2 9 (3.35%) MIIS
3 5 (1.86%) HP SIM
4 3 (1.12%) OpenView Configuration Management
5 2 (0.74%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
5 2 (0.74%) HP Quality Center
5 2 (0.74%) SCCM
6 1 (0.37%) SCOM
6 1 (0.37%) Tivoli
6 1 (0.37%) CA SiteMinder
Vendors
1 86 (31.97%) Oracle
2 80 (29.74%) Microsoft
3 20 (7.43%) HP
4 13 (4.83%) Red Hat
5 12 (4.46%) Informatica
6 10 (3.72%) Micro Focus
7 8 (2.97%) Citrix
7 8 (2.97%) VMware
8 7 (2.60%) Lotus
9 4 (1.49%) SAP
10 3 (1.12%) Business Objects
10 3 (1.12%) Genesys
10 3 (1.12%) IBM
10 3 (1.12%) ILOG
11 2 (0.74%) Veritas
11 2 (0.74%) Rogue Wave
12 1 (0.37%) EnterpriseDB
12 1 (0.37%) Open Text
12 1 (0.37%) CA
12 1 (0.37%) Cisco
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