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 29 July 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
29 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Structured Query Language (SQL)
Rank 10 11 1
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -10
Contract jobs citing SQL 242 105 113
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 16.63% 11.13% 21.00%
As % of the Programming Languages category 48.50% 35.23% 48.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 158 66 74
Median daily rate £320 £325 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.53% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £235 £250 £247
10% offered a daily rate of more than £453 £423 £422
UK excluding London median daily rate £353 £350 £335
% change year-on-year
+0.71% +4.47%
Number of hourly rates quoted 25 4 0
Median hourly rate £28.75 £37.50 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-23.33% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £29.00 £28.13 £25.00
% change year-on-year
+3.11% +12.50%
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
499 298 233
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 34.30% 31.60% 43.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 314 195 154
Median daily rate £325 £363 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.34% +11.53%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £263 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £510 £424
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £355 £350
% change year-on-year
+5.63% +1.42%
Number of hourly rates quoted 33 4 8
Median hourly rate £32.50 £37.50 £23.88
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-13.33% +57.06%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £28.00 £37.50 £12.85
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £36.27 £45.00 £36.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £37.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%

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 29 July 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
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 29 July 2016.

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 29 July 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
(Click see detailed
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 +3 226 £320 -8.57% 29
Durham -8 4 £315 -3.07% 5
Teesside +1 1 £283 -19.28%
SQL
England

SQL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North East

For the 6 months to 29 July 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.

1 188 (46.77%) Windows
2 184 (45.77%) Oracle
3 180 (44.78%) SQL Server
4 169 (42.04%) Security Cleared
5 141 (35.07%) SC Cleared
5 141 (35.07%) Unix
6 139 (34.58%) HP
7 128 (31.84%) Microsoft
8 114 (28.36%) Windows Server
9 113 (28.11%) Active Directory
10 99 (24.63%) Linux
11 98 (24.38%) ITIL
12 95 (23.63%) DNS
13 94 (23.38%) VB
14 80 (19.90%) Shell Script
15 77 (19.15%) Perl
16 76 (18.91%) PowerShell
17 73 (18.16%) PL/SQL
17 73 (18.16%) Microsoft Certification
18 71 (17.66%) MS Excel
19 69 (17.16%) T-SQL
20 67 (16.67%) Citrix
21 66 (16.42%) DHCP
22 64 (15.92%) VMware
23 63 (15.67%) TCP/IP
23 63 (15.67%) CA
24 61 (15.17%) BPSS Clearance
25 56 (13.93%) .NET
25 56 (13.93%) Tivoli
26 53 (13.18%) XML

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 43 (10.70%) IIS
2 26 (6.47%) Oracle Workflow
3 25 (6.22%) SharePoint
4 24 (5.97%) WebLogic
5 21 (5.22%) MS Exchange
6 20 (4.98%) Apache
6 20 (4.98%) IBM Notes
7 16 (3.98%) Exchange Server 2010
7 16 (3.98%) Exchange Server 2013
8 15 (3.73%) JBoss
8 15 (3.73%) OpenStack
9 13 (3.23%) SAS
10 7 (1.74%) CMS
10 7 (1.74%) WebSphere
10 7 (1.74%) WebSphere Application Server
11 5 (1.24%) Exchange Server 2003
12 4 (1.00%) FileNet
12 4 (1.00%) Skype for Business
13 3 (0.75%) Confluence
13 3 (0.75%) Tuxedo
Applications
1 71 (17.66%) MS Excel
2 24 (5.97%) MS Office
3 3 (0.75%) MS Project
4 1 (0.25%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 27 (6.72%) Oracle EBS
2 24 (5.97%) Oracle EBS R12
3 21 (5.22%) Oracle Payables
4 20 (4.98%) Oracle Applications
4 20 (4.98%) Oracle General Ledger
5 18 (4.48%) Oracle Receivables
6 7 (1.74%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
6 7 (1.74%) Oracle 11i
7 4 (1.00%) Dynamics CRM
8 2 (0.50%) Oracle ERP
9 1 (0.25%) Oracle Financials
9 1 (0.25%) Oracle iProcurement
Cloud Services
1 16 (3.98%) Office 365
2 5 (1.24%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (1.24%) Microsoft Azure
3 4 (1.00%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 95 (23.63%) DNS
2 66 (16.42%) DHCP
3 63 (15.67%) TCP/IP
4 44 (10.95%) SAN
5 40 (9.95%) Firewall
6 17 (4.23%) SSL
7 16 (3.98%) LDAP
8 12 (2.99%) SSH
9 8 (1.99%) Intrusion Detection
9 8 (1.99%) Network Security
9 8 (1.99%) OpenLDAP
10 3 (0.75%) 3G
10 3 (0.75%) Internet
10 3 (0.75%) Wi-Fi
11 2 (0.50%) HTTP
11 2 (0.50%) Skype
11 2 (0.50%) VoIP
12 1 (0.25%) Ethernet
12 1 (0.25%) Intranet
12 1 (0.25%) Kerberos
Database & Business Intelligence
1 180 (44.78%) SQL Server
2 42 (10.45%) DB2
3 37 (9.20%) SQL Server 2008
4 34 (8.46%) SQL Server 2012
5 28 (6.97%) Oracle Database
6 27 (6.72%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 26 (6.47%) Oracle Reports
8 25 (6.22%) SQL Server 2005
9 24 (5.97%) BusinessObjects
9 24 (5.97%) Oracle BI Publisher
9 24 (5.97%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 23 (5.72%) Data Warehouse
11 14 (3.48%) Oracle Database 11g
12 11 (2.74%) Relational Database
13 9 (2.24%) SQL Server 2000
13 9 (2.24%) SQL Server Analysis Services
14 8 (1.99%) Business Intelligence Development Studio
14 8 (1.99%) Hadoop
14 8 (1.99%) PostgreSQL
15 7 (1.74%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 41 (10.20%) MSI
2 29 (7.21%) Visual Studio
3 27 (6.72%) Team Foundation Server
4 19 (4.73%) ERwin
5 18 (4.48%) Oracle Forms
6 10 (2.49%) ProC
7 9 (2.24%) HP UFT
7 9 (2.24%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
8 8 (1.99%) LoadRunner
9 7 (1.74%) Facilita Forecast
9 7 (1.74%) GCC
9 7 (1.74%) GDB
10 5 (1.24%) Git (software)
11 3 (0.75%) Cucumber
11 3 (0.75%) JIRA
11 3 (0.75%) Selenium
12 2 (0.50%) Jenkins
12 2 (0.50%) Maven
12 2 (0.50%) Sahi
12 2 (0.50%) WATIR
General
1 46 (11.44%) Finance
2 20 (4.98%) General Ledger
3 8 (1.99%) Manufacturing
4 6 (1.49%) Advertising
5 4 (1.00%) Marketing
6 2 (0.50%) Retail
7 1 (0.25%) Legal
7 1 (0.25%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 105 (26.12%) Developer
2 33 (8.21%) Support Engineer
3 29 (7.21%) Oracle Developer
4 28 (6.97%) Analyst
5 26 (6.47%) .NET Developer
6 21 (5.22%) DBA
6 21 (5.22%) SQL Developer
7 19 (4.73%) SQL DBA
8 17 (4.23%) C# Developer
8 17 (4.23%) E-Business Developer
9 14 (3.48%) Tester
10 13 (3.23%) Applications Developer
10 13 (3.23%) Informatica Developer
10 13 (3.23%) Oracle Financials Developer
11 11 (2.74%) Support Analyst
11 11 (2.74%) Wintel Support
12 10 (2.49%) Consultant
13 9 (2.24%) C# .NET Developer
13 9 (2.24%) Office 365 Engineer
13 9 (2.24%) Server Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 56 (13.93%) .NET
2 53 (13.18%) XML
3 25 (6.22%) ASP.NET
3 25 (6.22%) HTML
4 22 (5.47%) Middleware
5 17 (4.23%) .NET Framework
6 16 (3.98%) CSS
7 14 (3.48%) ASP.NET Web API
7 14 (3.48%) Web Services
8 11 (2.74%) ASP.NET MVC
9 9 (2.24%) jQuery
10 8 (1.99%) Software Packaging
11 7 (1.74%) ASP.NET MVC 5
11 7 (1.74%) MDX
11 7 (1.74%) WebSphere MQ
12 6 (1.49%) JSON
13 5 (1.24%) Classic ASP
14 4 (1.00%) Entity Framework
14 4 (1.00%) HTML5
14 4 (1.00%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 45 (11.19%) Clustering
2 28 (6.97%) Analytical Skills
3 25 (6.22%) Computer Science
4 24 (5.97%) Management Information System
5 13 (3.23%) Mainframe
5 13 (3.23%) Replication
6 9 (2.24%) CMDB
6 9 (2.24%) Data Structures
7 8 (1.99%) Client/Server
7 8 (1.99%) DataPower
7 8 (1.99%) IBM Mainframe
8 7 (1.74%) Visualisation
9 6 (1.49%) Performance Metrics
10 4 (1.00%) Data Centre
10 4 (1.00%) Data Integration
10 4 (1.00%) N-Tier
10 4 (1.00%) Private Cloud
11 3 (0.75%) Enterprise Storage
11 3 (0.75%) NHS
11 3 (0.75%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 188 (46.77%) Windows
2 141 (35.07%) Unix
3 114 (28.36%) Windows Server
4 99 (24.63%) Linux
5 24 (5.97%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 24 (5.97%) Windows Server 2008
6 23 (5.72%) Windows 7
7 22 (5.47%) AIX
7 22 (5.47%) Solaris
8 19 (4.73%) Windows Server 2003
9 18 (4.48%) Windows XP
10 15 (3.73%) Windows Server 2012
11 8 (1.99%) zOS
12 6 (1.49%) HPUX
13 4 (1.00%) Android
13 4 (1.00%) Apple iOS
14 2 (0.50%) Windows Phone
14 2 (0.50%) Windows Phone 8
15 1 (0.25%) Debian
15 1 (0.25%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 98 (24.38%) ITIL
2 49 (12.19%) Configuration Management
3 48 (11.94%) Incident Management
4 47 (11.69%) Business Intelligence
4 47 (11.69%) Mentoring
5 37 (9.20%) Migration
6 33 (8.21%) Agile Software Development
6 33 (8.21%) High Availability
7 29 (7.21%) Problem Management
7 29 (7.21%) Workflow
8 28 (6.97%) Data Modelling
8 28 (6.97%) ETL
8 28 (6.97%) Software Delivery
9 26 (6.47%) Server Monitoring
10 24 (5.97%) Change Management
10 24 (5.97%) Performance Tuning
10 24 (5.97%) Regression Testing
10 24 (5.97%) Root Cause Analysis
11 22 (5.47%) Service Delivery
12 21 (5.22%) Software Testing
Programming Languages
1 94 (23.38%) VB
2 80 (19.90%) Shell Script
3 77 (19.15%) Perl
4 76 (18.91%) PowerShell
5 73 (18.16%) PL/SQL
6 69 (17.16%) T-SQL
7 46 (11.44%) VBScript
8 45 (11.19%) C#
9 42 (10.45%) Java
10 25 (6.22%) JavaScript
11 20 (4.98%) C
12 16 (3.98%) VB.NET
13 13 (3.23%) C++
13 13 (3.23%) Korn
14 5 (1.24%) Python
15 4 (1.00%) Bourne shell
15 4 (1.00%) PHP
15 4 (1.00%) VBA
16 2 (0.50%) Ruby
16 2 (0.50%) VB6
Qualifications
1 169 (42.04%) Security Cleared
2 141 (35.07%) SC Cleared
3 73 (18.16%) Microsoft Certification
4 61 (15.17%) BPSS Clearance
5 37 (9.20%) Degree
6 24 (5.97%) AAT
7 23 (5.72%) MCSE
8 15 (3.73%) MCTS
9 11 (2.74%) ISTQB
10 10 (2.49%) MCSD
11 9 (2.24%) ISEB
12 8 (1.99%) MCITP
12 8 (1.99%) MCP
12 8 (1.99%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
13 6 (1.49%) MCDBA
13 6 (1.49%) MCSA
14 5 (1.24%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
15 3 (0.75%) ITIL Certification
15 3 (0.75%) SAS Certification
16 2 (0.50%) Citrix Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 38 (9.45%) SLA
2 24 (5.97%) Disclosure Scotland
3 15 (3.73%) QA
4 6 (1.49%) ISO 9001
5 5 (1.24%) Data Quality
System Software
1 113 (28.11%) Active Directory
2 48 (11.94%) Microsoft App-V
3 37 (9.20%) VMware Infrastructure
4 34 (8.46%) XenApp
5 26 (6.47%) XenDesktop
5 26 (6.47%) XenServer
6 24 (5.97%) Terminal Services
7 8 (1.99%) Firmware
7 8 (1.99%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
8 7 (1.74%) NFS
9 5 (1.24%) Hyper-V
10 4 (1.00%) Docker
10 4 (1.00%) vSphere
11 2 (0.50%) Brightmail
11 2 (0.50%) Oracle RAC
11 2 (0.50%) VMware Workstation
12 1 (0.25%) Microsoft Virtual Server
12 1 (0.25%) Virtual Servers
12 1 (0.25%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 56 (13.93%) Tivoli
2 49 (12.19%) HP SiteScope
3 44 (10.95%) MOM
4 31 (7.71%) Microsoft Clustering
5 30 (7.46%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
6 28 (6.97%) Perfmon
6 28 (6.97%) SCCM
7 23 (5.72%) OpenView Configuration Management
8 20 (4.98%) OpenView
9 14 (3.48%) HP SIM
10 7 (1.74%) HP Quality Center
10 7 (1.74%) Opscode Chef
10 7 (1.74%) Puppet
11 5 (1.24%) SCOM
12 3 (0.75%) Netcool
12 3 (0.75%) Oracle EDQ
13 2 (0.50%) AirWatch
13 2 (0.50%) SAP Afaria
13 2 (0.50%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
13 2 (0.50%) XenMobile
Vendors
1 184 (45.77%) Oracle
2 139 (34.58%) HP
3 128 (31.84%) Microsoft
4 67 (16.67%) Citrix
5 64 (15.92%) VMware
6 63 (15.67%) CA
7 50 (12.44%) ServiceNow
8 43 (10.70%) Informatica
9 42 (10.45%) BMC
10 30 (7.46%) Red Hat
11 27 (6.72%) AppSense
12 20 (4.98%) Lotus
13 19 (4.73%) IBM
14 14 (3.48%) Sun
15 8 (1.99%) Siebel
16 7 (1.74%) Axway
16 7 (1.74%) Xamarin
17 6 (1.49%) Meridio
17 6 (1.49%) Tableau
18 4 (1.00%) Salesforce.com
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