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 May 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 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Structured Query Language (SQL)
Rank 9 6 4
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -2
Contract jobs citing SQL 218 113 108
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 15.65% 14.09% 18.24%
As % of the Programming Languages category 45.89% 37.67% 47.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 134 79 61
Median daily rate £320 £350 £275
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.57% +27.27%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £248 £250 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £404 £492 £440
UK excluding London median daily rate £363 £340 £325
% change year-on-year
+6.61% +4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 2 0
Median hourly rate £33.83 £25.24 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+34.04% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £33.00 £22.50 £32.00
% change year-on-year
+46.66% -29.68%
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
475 300 228
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 34.10% 37.41% 38.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 296 207 142
Median daily rate £320 £330 £280
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.03% +17.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £251 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £510 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 19 5 5
Median hourly rate £35.00 £32.00 £33.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+9.37% -4.47%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.00 £15.68 £13.30
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £36.36 £40.00 £36.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £36.40 £36.00
% change year-on-year
+3.02% +1.11%

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 May 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 May 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 May 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 -2 203 £320 -12.62% 26
Durham -5 4 - - 4
SQL
England

SQL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North East

For the 6 months to 29 May 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.

1 125 (44.01%) SQL Server
2 120 (42.25%) Windows
3 112 (39.44%) Oracle
4 100 (35.21%) Security Cleared
5 95 (33.45%) Unix
6 93 (32.75%) HP
7 82 (28.87%) SC Cleared
8 77 (27.11%) Microsoft
9 74 (26.06%) Linux
10 73 (25.70%) Active Directory
11 72 (25.35%) Windows Server
12 65 (22.89%) VB
13 60 (21.13%) ITIL
14 59 (20.77%) DNS
15 56 (19.72%) Perl
16 53 (18.66%) T-SQL
17 48 (16.90%) TCP/IP
18 47 (16.55%) .NET
19 46 (16.20%) CA
19 46 (16.20%) PowerShell
20 45 (15.85%) Business Intelligence
20 45 (15.85%) PL/SQL
20 45 (15.85%) Shell Script
21 44 (15.49%) MS Excel
22 41 (14.44%) Microsoft Certification
23 39 (13.73%) Tivoli
24 38 (13.38%) Data Modelling
24 38 (13.38%) Agile Software Development
25 37 (13.03%) DHCP
26 36 (12.68%) ServiceNow

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 27 (9.51%) SharePoint
2 24 (8.45%) IIS
3 22 (7.75%) WebLogic
4 17 (5.99%) SAS
5 15 (5.28%) JBoss
6 14 (4.93%) OpenStack
6 14 (4.93%) Oracle Workflow
7 13 (4.58%) MS Exchange
8 12 (4.23%) Apache
9 9 (3.17%) Exchange Server 2010
10 8 (2.82%) Exchange Server 2013
11 7 (2.46%) IBM Notes
11 7 (2.46%) WebSphere
11 7 (2.46%) WebSphere Application Server
12 6 (2.11%) CMS
12 6 (2.11%) Node.js
13 5 (1.76%) Exchange Server 2003
14 4 (1.41%) FileNet
15 3 (1.06%) Confluence
16 2 (0.70%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 44 (15.49%) MS Excel
2 17 (5.99%) MS Office
3 5 (1.76%) MS PowerPoint
4 3 (1.06%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 10 (3.52%) Oracle EBS
2 9 (3.17%) Oracle EBS R12
2 9 (3.17%) Oracle Payables
3 8 (2.82%) Oracle Applications
3 8 (2.82%) Oracle General Ledger
4 7 (2.46%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
5 6 (2.11%) Oracle Receivables
6 4 (1.41%) Dynamics CRM
7 2 (0.70%) Oracle 11i
7 2 (0.70%) Sage X3
8 1 (0.35%) Oracle Financials
8 1 (0.35%) Oracle iProcurement
Cloud Services
1 8 (2.82%) Office 365
2 4 (1.41%) OpenShift
3 3 (1.06%) Amazon AWS
3 3 (1.06%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 59 (20.77%) DNS
2 48 (16.90%) TCP/IP
3 37 (13.03%) DHCP
4 26 (9.15%) SAN
5 21 (7.39%) Firewall
6 16 (5.63%) LDAP
6 16 (5.63%) SSL
7 12 (4.23%) SSH
8 8 (2.82%) Intrusion Detection
8 8 (2.82%) Network Security
8 8 (2.82%) OpenLDAP
9 7 (2.46%) HTTP
10 2 (0.70%) VoIP
11 1 (0.35%) 3G
11 1 (0.35%) Ethernet
11 1 (0.35%) Fibre Channel
11 1 (0.35%) Internet
11 1 (0.35%) Intranet
11 1 (0.35%) Kerberos
11 1 (0.35%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 125 (44.01%) SQL Server
2 29 (10.21%) SQL Server 2008
3 27 (9.51%) DB2
4 25 (8.80%) SQL Server 2012
5 24 (8.45%) BusinessObjects
5 24 (8.45%) Data Warehouse
6 23 (8.10%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 21 (7.39%) Oracle Database
8 19 (6.69%) SQL Server 2005
8 19 (6.69%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 18 (6.34%) PostgreSQL
10 16 (5.63%) MongoDB
11 13 (4.58%) Oracle Database 11g
12 12 (4.23%) Relational Database
13 9 (3.17%) Apache Hive
13 9 (3.17%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
13 9 (3.17%) Hadoop
13 9 (3.17%) HBase
13 9 (3.17%) Oracle Reports
13 9 (3.17%) Pentaho
Development Applications
1 25 (8.80%) Visual Studio
2 24 (8.45%) ERwin
3 23 (8.10%) Team Foundation Server
4 17 (5.99%) MSI
5 8 (2.82%) Git (software)
5 8 (2.82%) Oracle Forms
6 7 (2.46%) Facilita Forecast
6 7 (2.46%) HP UFT
6 7 (2.46%) LoadRunner
7 6 (2.11%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
8 5 (1.76%) Subversion
9 3 (1.06%) JIRA
10 1 (0.35%) Maven
10 1 (0.35%) Mockito
10 1 (0.35%) Octopus Deploy
General
1 34 (11.97%) Finance
2 8 (2.82%) General Ledger
3 5 (1.76%) Marketing
4 4 (1.41%) Advertising
5 3 (1.06%) Manufacturing
6 1 (0.35%) Legal
Job Titles
1 67 (23.59%) Developer
2 29 (10.21%) Analyst
3 24 (8.45%) DBA
4 21 (7.39%) .NET Developer
4 21 (7.39%) SQL DBA
5 19 (6.69%) Support Engineer
6 18 (6.34%) SQL Developer
7 14 (4.93%) C# Developer
7 14 (4.93%) Oracle Developer
7 14 (4.93%) Tester
8 10 (3.52%) Applications Developer
8 10 (3.52%) Support Analyst
9 9 (3.17%) T-SQL Developer
10 8 (2.82%) Cloud Engineer
10 8 (2.82%) DevOps Engineer
10 8 (2.82%) Linux Engineer
10 8 (2.82%) Unix Engineer
10 8 (2.82%) Unix Linux Engineer
11 7 (2.46%) Linux Support
11 7 (2.46%) Unix Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 47 (16.55%) .NET
2 28 (9.86%) HTML
2 28 (9.86%) XML
3 24 (8.45%) ASP.NET
4 17 (5.99%) CSS
5 10 (3.52%) .NET Framework
5 10 (3.52%) ASP.NET Web API
5 10 (3.52%) Web Services
6 9 (3.17%) ASP.NET MVC
7 8 (2.82%) HTML5
7 8 (2.82%) Software Packaging
8 7 (2.46%) ASP.NET MVC 5
8 7 (2.46%) Classic ASP
8 7 (2.46%) MDX
8 7 (2.46%) Middleware
8 7 (2.46%) WebSphere MQ
8 7 (2.46%) XHTML
9 5 (1.76%) jQuery
10 4 (1.41%) Apache Camel
10 4 (1.41%) Apache CXF
Miscellaneous
1 35 (12.32%) Analytical Skills
2 24 (8.45%) Clustering
3 18 (6.34%) Management Information System
4 17 (5.99%) Computer Science
5 11 (3.87%) Visualisation
6 10 (3.52%) Replication
7 8 (2.82%) DataPower
8 7 (2.46%) Mainframe
9 6 (2.11%) Data Structures
9 6 (2.11%) IBM Mainframe
9 6 (2.11%) Performance Metrics
10 5 (1.76%) Client/Server
11 4 (1.41%) Blog
11 4 (1.41%) Data Centre
11 4 (1.41%) N-Tier
11 4 (1.41%) Private Cloud
11 4 (1.41%) Taxonomies
12 3 (1.06%) Data Integration
12 3 (1.06%) Enterprise Storage
12 3 (1.06%) Ontologies
Operating Systems
1 120 (42.25%) Windows
2 95 (33.45%) Unix
3 74 (26.06%) Linux
4 72 (25.35%) Windows Server
5 24 (8.45%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 16 (5.63%) AIX
6 16 (5.63%) Windows Server 2008
6 16 (5.63%) Windows XP
7 15 (5.28%) Windows Server 2003
8 12 (4.23%) Windows 7
9 11 (3.87%) Windows Server 2012
10 9 (3.17%) Solaris
11 6 (2.11%) zOS
12 3 (1.06%) HPUX
13 1 (0.35%) Apple iOS
13 1 (0.35%) CentOS
13 1 (0.35%) Debian
13 1 (0.35%) SUSE
13 1 (0.35%) Windows Phone
13 1 (0.35%) Windows Phone 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 60 (21.13%) ITIL
2 45 (15.85%) Business Intelligence
3 38 (13.38%) Agile Software Development
3 38 (13.38%) Data Modelling
4 36 (12.68%) Mentoring
5 28 (9.86%) Configuration Management
6 26 (9.15%) Incident Management
6 26 (9.15%) Migration
7 21 (7.39%) DevOps
8 20 (7.04%) Problem Management
9 19 (6.69%) ETL
10 17 (5.99%) Server Monitoring
11 16 (5.63%) Performance Tuning
11 16 (5.63%) Workflow
12 15 (5.28%) Change Management
12 15 (5.28%) OO
12 15 (5.28%) Validation
13 14 (4.93%) Software Testing
14 13 (4.58%) Dimensional Modelling
14 13 (4.58%) Root Cause Analysis
Programming Languages
1 65 (22.89%) VB
2 56 (19.72%) Perl
3 53 (18.66%) T-SQL
4 46 (16.20%) PowerShell
5 45 (15.85%) PL/SQL
5 45 (15.85%) Shell Script
6 34 (11.97%) C#
7 30 (10.56%) Java
8 28 (9.86%) JavaScript
9 27 (9.51%) VBScript
10 15 (5.28%) VB.NET
11 12 (4.23%) Korn
12 7 (2.46%) C++
13 6 (2.11%) Python
14 4 (1.41%) PHP
14 4 (1.41%) VBA
15 3 (1.06%) Bourne shell
15 3 (1.06%) VB6
16 2 (0.70%) C
17 1 (0.35%) RPG
Qualifications
1 100 (35.21%) Security Cleared
2 82 (28.87%) SC Cleared
3 41 (14.44%) Microsoft Certification
4 30 (10.56%) BPSS Clearance
5 27 (9.51%) Degree
6 18 (6.34%) MCSE
7 12 (4.23%) AAT
8 8 (2.82%) MCSD
9 7 (2.46%) ISEB
10 6 (2.11%) ISTQB
10 6 (2.11%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 5 (1.76%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
11 5 (1.76%) MCDBA
11 5 (1.76%) MCTS
12 4 (1.41%) MCITP
12 4 (1.41%) MCP
12 4 (1.41%) MCSA
13 3 (1.06%) SAS Certification
14 2 (0.70%) Citrix Certification
14 2 (0.70%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (6.69%) SLA
2 13 (4.58%) Disclosure Scotland
3 9 (3.17%) QA
4 5 (1.76%) ISO 9001
5 3 (1.06%) Data Quality
System Software
1 73 (25.70%) Active Directory
2 20 (7.04%) Microsoft App-V
2 20 (7.04%) VMware Infrastructure
3 18 (6.34%) XenApp
4 12 (4.23%) XenDesktop
4 12 (4.23%) XenServer
5 11 (3.87%) Terminal Services
6 7 (2.46%) NFS
7 6 (2.11%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
8 4 (1.41%) Docker
8 4 (1.41%) vSphere
9 3 (1.06%) Firmware
9 3 (1.06%) Hyper-V
10 2 (0.70%) Brightmail
10 2 (0.70%) Oracle RAC
11 1 (0.35%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 39 (13.73%) Tivoli
2 34 (11.97%) HP SiteScope
3 29 (10.21%) MOM
4 15 (5.28%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
5 13 (4.58%) Perfmon
5 13 (4.58%) SCCM
6 10 (3.52%) OpenView Configuration Management
7 7 (2.46%) OpenView
7 7 (2.46%) Opscode Chef
7 7 (2.46%) Puppet
8 6 (2.11%) HP Quality Center
8 6 (2.11%) HP SIM
9 4 (1.41%) SCOM
10 2 (0.70%) Netcool
10 2 (0.70%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
10 2 (0.70%) Unicenter
11 1 (0.35%) Oracle EDQ
11 1 (0.35%) Oracle RMAN
11 1 (0.35%) Tivoli Storage Manager
11 1 (0.35%) WSUS
Vendors
1 112 (39.44%) Oracle
2 93 (32.75%) HP
3 77 (27.11%) Microsoft
4 46 (16.20%) CA
5 36 (12.68%) ServiceNow
6 34 (11.97%) Citrix
6 34 (11.97%) VMware
7 33 (11.62%) Informatica
8 29 (10.21%) Red Hat
9 27 (9.51%) BMC
10 16 (5.63%) IBM
11 12 (4.23%) AppSense
12 9 (3.17%) Tableau
13 8 (2.82%) Sun
14 7 (2.46%) Axway
14 7 (2.46%) Lotus
14 7 (2.46%) Siebel
14 7 (2.46%) Xamarin
15 5 (1.76%) Meridio
16 4 (1.41%) Salesforce.com
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