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 30 September 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
30 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Structured Query Language (SQL)
Rank 9 10 3
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -7
Contract jobs citing SQL 218 143 140
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 15.94% 13.01% 19.18%
As % of the Programming Languages category 37.65% 34.62% 44.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 156 94 84
Median daily rate £375 £350 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £233 £280 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £529 £407
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 6 4
Median hourly rate £20.50 £37.50 £20.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-45.33% +85.18%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.10 £23.50 £11.60
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.10 £44.00 £29.25
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.50 £33.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-23.88% +34.00%
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
579 413 316
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 42.32% 37.58% 43.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 406 285 208
Median daily rate £350 £450 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-22.22% +28.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £300 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £560 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 11 9
Median hourly rate £36.00 £37.50 £14.13
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-4.00% +165.48%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £28.50 £13.00 £12.80
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.00 £45.00 £38.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.00 £39.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+5.12% +11.42%

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 30 September 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
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 30 September 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
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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 0 190 £355 +1.42% 29
Durham +11 16 £413 +37.50% 8
Teesside +1 1 £283 -5.83% 1
SQL
England

SQL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North East

For the 6 months to 30 September 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.

1 228 (47.30%) Windows
2 211 (43.78%) Security Cleared
3 205 (42.53%) SQL Server
4 174 (36.10%) Oracle
5 171 (35.48%) HP
6 168 (34.85%) SC Cleared
7 158 (32.78%) Unix
8 157 (32.57%) Microsoft
9 152 (31.54%) Windows Server
10 146 (30.29%) ITIL
11 138 (28.63%) Active Directory
12 132 (27.39%) Linux
13 101 (20.95%) DNS
14 99 (20.54%) PowerShell
15 98 (20.33%) VB
16 93 (19.29%) Shell Script
17 90 (18.67%) MS Excel
18 86 (17.84%) Perl
19 81 (16.80%) CA
19 81 (16.80%) VMware
20 80 (16.60%) Microsoft Certification
21 79 (16.39%) TCP/IP
22 72 (14.94%) DHCP
23 70 (14.52%) Java
23 70 (14.52%) BPSS Clearance
24 69 (14.32%) Citrix
25 68 (14.11%) PL/SQL
25 68 (14.11%) T-SQL
26 66 (13.69%) Tivoli
27 63 (13.07%) BMC

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 59 (12.24%) IIS
2 29 (6.02%) Oracle Workflow
2 29 (6.02%) SharePoint
3 24 (4.98%) Apache
4 21 (4.36%) MS Exchange
4 21 (4.36%) WebLogic
5 20 (4.15%) IBM Notes
6 17 (3.53%) OpenStack
7 16 (3.32%) Exchange Server 2010
7 16 (3.32%) Exchange Server 2013
8 14 (2.90%) JBoss
9 11 (2.28%) WebSphere
10 9 (1.87%) WebSphere Application Server
11 7 (1.45%) FileNet
11 7 (1.45%) Tuxedo
12 5 (1.04%) BizTalk Server
12 5 (1.04%) Exchange Server 2003
12 5 (1.04%) SharePoint Server
12 5 (1.04%) Tomcat
13 4 (0.83%) CMS
Applications
1 90 (18.67%) MS Excel
2 23 (4.77%) MS Office
3 3 (0.62%) MS Project
4 1 (0.21%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 27 (5.60%) Oracle EBS
2 25 (5.19%) Oracle EBS R12
3 21 (4.36%) Oracle Payables
4 20 (4.15%) Oracle Applications
4 20 (4.15%) Oracle General Ledger
5 19 (3.94%) Oracle Receivables
6 13 (2.70%) Dynamics CRM
7 9 (1.87%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
8 7 (1.45%) Oracle 11i
9 2 (0.41%) Oracle ERP
10 1 (0.21%) Oracle iProcurement
10 1 (0.21%) SAP IS-U
Cloud Services
1 17 (3.53%) Office 365
2 14 (2.90%) IaaS
2 14 (2.90%) PaaS
2 14 (2.90%) SaaS
3 8 (1.66%) Amazon AWS
4 5 (1.04%) HP Helion
5 4 (0.83%) Microsoft Azure
6 2 (0.41%) Amazon EC2
6 2 (0.41%) DigitalOcean
6 2 (0.41%) GitHub
6 2 (0.41%) Google Analytics
6 2 (0.41%) Google App Engine
6 2 (0.41%) Google Cloud Platform
6 2 (0.41%) Linode
6 2 (0.41%) OpenShift
7 1 (0.21%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 101 (20.95%) DNS
2 79 (16.39%) TCP/IP
3 72 (14.94%) DHCP
4 52 (10.79%) SAN
5 45 (9.34%) Firewall
6 20 (4.15%) SSL
7 14 (2.90%) LDAP
8 11 (2.28%) HTTP
9 10 (2.07%) NAS
10 9 (1.87%) Intrusion Detection
10 9 (1.87%) Network Security
11 7 (1.45%) HTTPS
11 7 (1.45%) iSCSI
12 6 (1.24%) SSH
13 5 (1.04%) OpenLDAP
14 3 (0.62%) 3G
14 3 (0.62%) Internet
14 3 (0.62%) Wi-Fi
15 2 (0.41%) FTP
15 2 (0.41%) IPsec
Database & Business Intelligence
1 205 (42.53%) SQL Server
2 50 (10.37%) DB2
3 31 (6.43%) SQL Server 2008
4 28 (5.81%) SQL Server 2005
4 28 (5.81%) SQL Server 2012
5 27 (5.60%) Oracle Reports
6 26 (5.39%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 25 (5.19%) Oracle BI Publisher
8 22 (4.56%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 19 (3.94%) BusinessObjects
10 18 (3.73%) Oracle Database
11 13 (2.70%) Data Warehouse
12 12 (2.49%) OLTP
13 9 (1.87%) SQL Server 2000
14 8 (1.66%) Business Intelligence Development Studio
14 8 (1.66%) Relational Database
15 5 (1.04%) MySQL
15 5 (1.04%) SQL Server Analysis Services
16 4 (0.83%) Microsoft Analysis Services
16 4 (0.83%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 44 (9.13%) MSI
2 29 (6.02%) Visual Studio
3 24 (4.98%) GCC
3 24 (4.98%) GDB
4 21 (4.36%) Team Foundation Server
5 18 (3.73%) Oracle Forms
6 12 (2.49%) HP UFT
6 12 (2.49%) ProC
7 9 (1.87%) Selenium
7 9 (1.87%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
8 8 (1.66%) Git (software)
8 8 (1.66%) LoadRunner
9 7 (1.45%) Cucumber
9 7 (1.45%) Sahi
9 7 (1.45%) WATIR
10 5 (1.04%) Jenkins
11 4 (0.83%) Facilita Forecast
11 4 (0.83%) NMock
11 4 (0.83%) Subversion
11 4 (0.83%) WiX
General
1 40 (8.30%) Finance
2 20 (4.15%) General Ledger
3 10 (2.07%) Manufacturing
4 5 (1.04%) Back Office
5 3 (0.62%) Advertising
5 3 (0.62%) Marketing
5 3 (0.62%) Retail
6 1 (0.21%) Law
6 1 (0.21%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 122 (25.31%) Developer
2 41 (8.51%) Support Engineer
3 32 (6.64%) DBA
4 31 (6.43%) Oracle Developer
5 27 (5.60%) SQL DBA
6 26 (5.39%) SQL Developer
7 21 (4.36%) Analyst
8 19 (3.94%) Automation Engineer
9 18 (3.73%) E-Business Developer
10 16 (3.32%) .NET Developer
11 14 (2.90%) C# Developer
11 14 (2.90%) C++ Developer
11 14 (2.90%) Lead Developer
12 13 (2.70%) Infrastructure Engineer
12 13 (2.70%) Oracle Financials Developer
12 13 (2.70%) Technical Leader
13 12 (2.49%) Consultant
13 12 (2.49%) DevOps Engineer
13 12 (2.49%) Informatica Developer
13 12 (2.49%) Windows Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 59 (12.24%) XML
2 58 (12.03%) .NET
3 38 (7.88%) Middleware
4 26 (5.39%) Web Services
5 19 (3.94%) ASP.NET
6 18 (3.73%) HTML
7 14 (2.90%) .NET Framework
8 12 (2.49%) CSS
9 10 (2.07%) JSON
10 9 (1.87%) ASP.NET Web API
10 9 (1.87%) Software Packaging
10 9 (1.87%) WebSphere MQ
11 7 (1.45%) J2EE
12 6 (1.24%) ASP.NET MVC
12 6 (1.24%) jQuery
12 6 (1.24%) WCF
13 5 (1.04%) HTML5
14 4 (0.83%) ASP.NET MVC 5
14 4 (0.83%) Entity Framework
14 4 (0.83%) Regular Expression
Miscellaneous
1 54 (11.20%) Clustering
2 25 (5.19%) Analytical Skills
2 25 (5.19%) Computer Science
3 24 (4.98%) Management Information System
4 14 (2.90%) Mainframe
5 13 (2.70%) Client/Server
5 13 (2.70%) Replication
6 11 (2.28%) Private Cloud
6 11 (2.28%) Public Cloud
7 10 (2.07%) Visualisation
8 9 (1.87%) CMDB
8 9 (1.87%) DataPower
9 8 (1.66%) IBM Mainframe
10 6 (1.24%) Data Structures
11 4 (0.83%) Data Centre
11 4 (0.83%) NHS
11 4 (0.83%) N-Tier
11 4 (0.83%) Performance Metrics
12 3 (0.62%) PKI
12 3 (0.62%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 228 (47.30%) Windows
2 158 (32.78%) Unix
3 152 (31.54%) Windows Server
4 132 (27.39%) Linux
5 37 (7.68%) Windows Server 2008
6 32 (6.64%) Solaris
6 32 (6.64%) Windows 7
7 26 (5.39%) AIX
8 24 (4.98%) Windows Server 2003
9 23 (4.77%) Windows Server 2012
10 21 (4.36%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 20 (4.15%) Windows XP
12 9 (1.87%) zOS
13 7 (1.45%) HPUX
14 4 (0.83%) Android
14 4 (0.83%) Apple iOS
15 2 (0.41%) CentOS
15 2 (0.41%) Windows Phone
15 2 (0.41%) Windows Phone 8
16 1 (0.21%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 146 (30.29%) ITIL
2 54 (11.20%) Agile Software Development
3 52 (10.79%) Incident Management
4 50 (10.37%) Configuration Management
5 48 (9.96%) Migration
6 43 (8.92%) Mentoring
7 37 (7.68%) Problem Management
8 35 (7.26%) High Availability
9 33 (6.85%) Business Intelligence
10 32 (6.64%) Workflow
11 31 (6.43%) Change Management
12 28 (5.81%) OO
12 28 (5.81%) Server Monitoring
12 28 (5.81%) Software Delivery
13 26 (5.39%) ETL
13 26 (5.39%) Software Distribution
14 25 (5.19%) CRM
15 24 (4.98%) Multithreading
15 24 (4.98%) Performance Tuning
15 24 (4.98%) Root Cause Analysis
Programming Languages
1 99 (20.54%) PowerShell
2 98 (20.33%) VB
3 93 (19.29%) Shell Script
4 86 (17.84%) Perl
5 70 (14.52%) Java
6 68 (14.11%) PL/SQL
6 68 (14.11%) T-SQL
7 61 (12.66%) C#
8 46 (9.54%) VBScript
9 45 (9.34%) C
10 40 (8.30%) C++
11 39 (8.09%) JavaScript
12 21 (4.36%) Python
13 15 (3.11%) Jython
14 10 (2.07%) Ruby
14 10 (2.07%) VB.NET
15 9 (1.87%) Korn
15 9 (1.87%) VBA
16 6 (1.24%) PHP
17 4 (0.83%) Bourne shell
Qualifications
1 211 (43.78%) Security Cleared
2 168 (34.85%) SC Cleared
3 80 (16.60%) Microsoft Certification
4 70 (14.52%) BPSS Clearance
5 38 (7.88%) Degree
6 28 (5.81%) MCSE
7 24 (4.98%) AAT
8 16 (3.32%) MCTS
9 13 (2.70%) MCSA
10 10 (2.07%) MCSD
11 9 (1.87%) MCITP
12 8 (1.66%) DV Cleared
12 8 (1.66%) ISTQB
12 8 (1.66%) ITIL Certification
12 8 (1.66%) MCP
12 8 (1.66%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
13 6 (1.24%) MCDBA
14 2 (0.41%) CISSP
14 2 (0.41%) Citrix Certification
14 2 (0.41%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 41 (8.51%) SLA
2 29 (6.02%) QA
3 26 (5.39%) Disclosure Scotland
4 6 (1.24%) ISO 9001
5 3 (0.62%) Data Quality
6 1 (0.21%) WAI
6 1 (0.21%) WCAG
System Software
1 138 (28.63%) Active Directory
2 54 (11.20%) VMware Infrastructure
3 48 (9.96%) Microsoft App-V
4 34 (7.05%) XenApp
5 26 (5.39%) XenDesktop
5 26 (5.39%) XenServer
6 24 (4.98%) Terminal Services
7 18 (3.73%) Hyper-V
8 10 (2.07%) VMware Workstation
8 10 (2.07%) vSphere
9 8 (1.66%) Firmware
9 8 (1.66%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
10 6 (1.24%) VMware ESXi
11 5 (1.04%) NFS
12 4 (0.83%) Microsoft Virtual Server
12 4 (0.83%) Virtual Servers
12 4 (0.83%) Xen
13 2 (0.41%) Brightmail
13 2 (0.41%) Oracle RAC
13 2 (0.41%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 66 (13.69%) Tivoli
2 57 (11.83%) HP SiteScope
3 52 (10.79%) MOM
4 38 (7.88%) SCCM
5 34 (7.05%) Microsoft Clustering
6 30 (6.22%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
7 28 (5.81%) Perfmon
8 26 (5.39%) Puppet
9 25 (5.19%) OpenView Configuration Management
10 20 (4.15%) OpenView
11 14 (2.90%) HP Operations Orchestration
11 14 (2.90%) HP SIM
11 14 (2.90%) WSUS
12 13 (2.70%) SCOM
12 13 (2.70%) SCOrch
13 12 (2.49%) BladeLogic
13 12 (2.49%) Opscode Chef
14 8 (1.66%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
14 8 (1.66%) SCVMM
15 6 (1.24%) PowerCLI
Vendors
1 174 (36.10%) Oracle
2 171 (35.48%) HP
3 157 (32.57%) Microsoft
4 81 (16.80%) CA
4 81 (16.80%) VMware
5 69 (14.32%) Citrix
6 63 (13.07%) BMC
7 58 (12.03%) ServiceNow
8 27 (5.60%) AppSense
8 27 (5.60%) Informatica
9 23 (4.77%) IBM
9 23 (4.77%) Red Hat
10 20 (4.15%) Lotus
11 17 (3.53%) Dell
12 16 (3.32%) Sun
13 12 (2.49%) SAP
14 10 (2.07%) Siebel
15 9 (1.87%) Axway
16 6 (1.24%) Meridio
17 5 (1.04%) Google
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