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 September 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 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Structured Query Language (SQL)
Rank 3 5 8
Rank change year-on-year
+2 +3
Contract jobs citing SQL 135 48 47
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 20.15% 13.79% 9.85%
As % of the Programming Languages category 44.41% 47.06% 33.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 82 31 21
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£325 £300 £255
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.33% +17.64%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £200 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £379 £350 £350
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £330 £325
% change year-on-year
+6.06% +1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 5 1
Average hourly rate £20.25 £15.00 £16.64
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+35.00% -9.85%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.00 £23.29 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+11.62% -15.30%
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
304 102 142
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 45.37% 29.31% 29.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 201 46 64
Average daily rate £350 £325 £260
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% +25.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £215 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £381 £350
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 22 7
Average hourly rate £14.13 £32.50 £17.07
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-56.53% +90.39%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.80 £14.00 £13.11
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £38.00 £35.00 £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £32.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -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 September 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 September 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 September 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 -1 84 £335 +5.37% 35
Durham +13 41 £325 +30.00% 7
Northumberland - - - -
SQL
England

SQL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North East

For the 6 months to 17 September 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.

1 104 (42.62%) Oracle
2 77 (31.56%) UNIX
3 72 (29.51%) PL/SQL
4 58 (23.77%) Windows
5 54 (22.13%) SQL Server
5 54 (22.13%) Security Cleared
6 51 (20.90%) Oracle Database
7 49 (20.08%) C#
8 47 (19.26%) Linux
9 46 (18.85%) .NET
9 46 (18.85%) Business Intelligence
10 45 (18.44%) Microsoft
11 42 (17.21%) Java
12 40 (16.39%) Web Services
12 40 (16.39%) XML
13 37 (15.16%) SharePoint
14 35 (14.34%) SC Cleared
15 34 (13.93%) Finance
16 32 (13.11%) SQL Server 2008
17 31 (12.70%) WebLogic
18 30 (12.30%) JavaScript
19 28 (11.48%) MS Excel
19 28 (11.48%) ITIL
19 28 (11.48%) HP
19 28 (11.48%) Performance Testing
20 26 (10.66%) SAS
20 26 (10.66%) ASP.NET
21 25 (10.25%) Data Modelling
22 24 (9.84%) Oracle Database 11g
23 23 (9.43%) jQuery

SQL
Top Related IT Skills in the North East by Category

For the 6 months to 17 September 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 37 (15.16%) SharePoint
2 31 (12.70%) WebLogic
3 26 (10.66%) SAS
4 19 (7.79%) WebSphere
5 14 (5.74%) SharePoint 2010
6 11 (4.51%) Tuxedo
6 11 (4.51%) Oracle Workflow
7 6 (2.46%) Apache
8 4 (1.64%) Oracle Application Server
9 3 (1.23%) AquaLogic
9 3 (1.23%) Documentum
9 3 (1.23%) IBM Notes
9 3 (1.23%) IIS
9 3 (1.23%) FileNet
10 2 (0.82%) WebSphere Application Server
10 2 (0.82%) Oracle 10gAS
11 1 (0.41%) Oracle UPK
11 1 (0.41%) Exchange Server 2010
11 1 (0.41%) MS Exchange
11 1 (0.41%) Tomcat
Applications
1 28 (11.48%) MS Excel
2 12 (4.92%) InfoPath
3 10 (4.10%) MS Office
4 7 (2.87%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.41%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 17 (6.97%) Oracle EBS
2 15 (6.15%) Oracle EBS R12
3 12 (4.92%) Oracle Payables
4 10 (4.10%) Oracle Applications
4 10 (4.10%) Oracle Receivables
4 10 (4.10%) Oracle General Ledger
5 5 (2.05%) Oracle iProcurement
5 5 (2.05%) Dynamics CRM
6 4 (1.64%) Oracle Payroll
6 4 (1.64%) Oracle Financials
6 4 (1.64%) Oracle Assets
7 2 (0.82%) Oracle CRM
7 2 (0.82%) Dynamics AX
7 2 (0.82%) SAP Oil and Gas
7 2 (0.82%) Oracle iRecruitment
7 2 (0.82%) Oracle Internet Expenses
8 1 (0.41%) Oracle Cash Management
8 1 (0.41%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
8 1 (0.41%) Agresso
Cloud Services
1 2 (0.82%) SaaS
2 1 (0.41%) Taleo
Communications & Networking
1 21 (8.61%) Firewall
1 21 (8.61%) DNS
2 19 (7.79%) LDAP
3 18 (7.38%) HTTP
4 11 (4.51%) Extranet
5 10 (4.10%) DHCP
5 10 (4.10%) OpenLDAP
6 8 (3.28%) SSH
7 5 (2.05%) LAN
7 5 (2.05%) WAN
7 5 (2.05%) VPN
7 5 (2.05%) SAN
8 3 (1.23%) SSL
9 2 (0.82%) Internet
10 1 (0.41%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 54 (22.13%) SQL Server
2 51 (20.90%) Oracle Database
3 32 (13.11%) SQL Server 2008
4 24 (9.84%) Oracle Database 11g
5 20 (8.20%) Data Warehouse
5 20 (8.20%) Oracle Reports
5 20 (8.20%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 16 (6.56%) Base SAS
6 16 (6.56%) SQL Server 2005
6 16 (6.56%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 13 (5.33%) SQL Server 2000
8 10 (4.10%) MySQL
9 9 (3.69%) Oracle Discoverer
10 8 (3.28%) Oracle BI Publisher
11 6 (2.46%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 6 (2.46%) Relational Database
11 6 (2.46%) Business Intelligence Development Studio
12 5 (2.05%) SQL Server 2012
12 5 (2.05%) Oracle BI EE
13 4 (1.64%) DTS
Development Applications
1 14 (5.74%) Oracle Forms
2 11 (4.51%) Selenium
3 10 (4.10%) Subversion
3 10 (4.10%) PHPUnit
3 10 (4.10%) Git (software)
4 7 (2.87%) Team Foundation Server
4 7 (2.87%) PVCS
5 6 (2.46%) JIRA
5 6 (2.46%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
6 5 (2.05%) Visual Studio
7 4 (1.64%) JMeter
7 4 (1.64%) LoadRunner
8 3 (1.23%) ERwin
9 2 (0.82%) Ant
9 2 (0.82%) JUnit
9 2 (0.82%) Toad
9 2 (0.82%) Rational Rhapsody
10 1 (0.41%) Jenkins
10 1 (0.41%) Maven
10 1 (0.41%) MSI
General
1 34 (13.93%) Finance
2 10 (4.10%) General Ledger
3 9 (3.69%) Publishing
4 7 (2.87%) Manufacturing
5 5 (2.05%) Marketing
6 3 (1.23%) Retail
7 2 (0.82%) Advertising
7 2 (0.82%) Electronics
7 2 (0.82%) Telecoms
7 2 (0.82%) Pharmaceutical
8 1 (0.41%) Front Office
8 1 (0.41%) Back Office
8 1 (0.41%) Banking
8 1 (0.41%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 85 (34.84%) Developer
2 39 (15.98%) Analyst
3 19 (7.79%) Applications Support
4 15 (6.15%) SharePoint Developer
4 15 (6.15%) Support Analyst
5 13 (5.33%) SAS Developer
6 12 (4.92%) Technical Writer
6 12 (4.92%) Support Engineer
7 11 (4.51%) Consultant
7 11 (4.51%) Oracle Developer
7 11 (4.51%) UNIX Engineer
8 10 (4.10%) DBA
9 9 (3.69%) Server Support
9 9 (3.69%) Test Analyst
9 9 (3.69%) Applications Support Analyst
9 9 (3.69%) PHP Developer
10 8 (3.28%) Tester
10 8 (3.28%) Author
10 8 (3.28%) Technical Author
11 7 (2.87%) Support Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 46 (18.85%) .NET
2 40 (16.39%) Web Services
2 40 (16.39%) XML
3 26 (10.66%) ASP.NET
4 23 (9.43%) jQuery
5 19 (7.79%) REST
6 15 (6.15%) Spring
6 15 (6.15%) SOAP
7 11 (4.51%) JSON
7 11 (4.51%) Middleware
8 10 (4.10%) YAML
8 10 (4.10%) MooTools
8 10 (4.10%) Symfony
8 10 (4.10%) .NET Framework
9 9 (3.69%) HTML
10 8 (3.28%) J2EE
11 6 (2.46%) WCF
12 5 (2.05%) AppFabric
12 5 (2.05%) WF
12 5 (2.05%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 23 (9.43%) Analytical Skills
2 20 (8.20%) Clustering
3 7 (2.87%) Management Information System
4 6 (2.46%) Replication
4 6 (2.46%) N-Tier
5 5 (2.05%) Open Source
5 5 (2.05%) User Experience
5 5 (2.05%) Statistics
5 5 (2.05%) Fat Client
5 5 (2.05%) NHS
5 5 (2.05%) Thin Client
6 3 (1.23%) IVR
7 2 (0.82%) DTV
7 2 (0.82%) CMDB
7 2 (0.82%) Graphic Design
7 2 (0.82%) Social Media
7 2 (0.82%) Visualisation
8 1 (0.41%) Web 2.0
8 1 (0.41%) Mathematics
8 1 (0.41%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 77 (31.56%) UNIX
2 58 (23.77%) Windows
3 47 (19.26%) Linux
4 21 (8.61%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 12 (4.92%) Windows XP
6 11 (4.51%) Windows Server 2008
7 10 (4.10%) Windows Server 2003
8 8 (3.28%) AIX
8 8 (3.28%) HPUX
9 5 (2.05%) Solaris
10 4 (1.64%) Windows Server 2012
11 2 (0.82%) Android
11 2 (0.82%) Apple iOS
12 1 (0.41%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 46 (18.85%) Business Intelligence
2 28 (11.48%) ITIL
2 28 (11.48%) Performance Testing
3 25 (10.25%) Data Modelling
4 23 (9.43%) Configuration Management
5 21 (8.61%) Agile Software Development
6 20 (8.20%) Data Management
7 18 (7.38%) Dimensional Modelling
8 17 (6.97%) Workflow
9 16 (6.56%) Migration
10 15 (6.15%) Service Management
11 14 (5.74%) CRM
11 14 (5.74%) Problem Management
12 13 (5.33%) B2B
12 13 (5.33%) Data Security
13 12 (4.92%) TDD
13 12 (4.92%) Scrum
14 11 (4.51%) BDD
14 11 (4.51%) OO
15 10 (4.10%) Disaster Recovery
Programming Languages
1 72 (29.51%) PL/SQL
2 49 (20.08%) C#
3 42 (17.21%) Java
4 30 (12.30%) JavaScript
5 23 (9.43%) T-SQL
5 23 (9.43%) VB
6 20 (8.20%) Shell Script
7 16 (6.56%) Perl
7 16 (6.56%) C++
7 16 (6.56%) C
7 16 (6.56%) VB6
8 13 (5.33%) VB.NET
9 10 (4.10%) Python
9 10 (4.10%) VBA
9 10 (4.10%) PHP
9 10 (4.10%) PHP5
9 10 (4.10%) Ruby
10 8 (3.28%) Korn
11 6 (2.46%) VBScript
12 4 (1.64%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 54 (22.13%) Security Cleared
2 35 (14.34%) SC Cleared
3 10 (4.10%) DV Cleared
4 8 (3.28%) ISEB
5 7 (2.87%) ITIL Certification
6 6 (2.46%) Microsoft Certification
6 6 (2.46%) ISTQB
7 4 (1.64%) MCDBA
7 4 (1.64%) MCT
8 2 (0.82%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
9 1 (0.41%) Degree
9 1 (0.41%) BC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 22 (9.02%) QA
2 16 (6.56%) SLA
3 2 (0.82%) ISO 9000
3 2 (0.82%) HL7
System Software
1 23 (9.43%) Active Directory
2 9 (3.69%) VMware Infrastructure
3 8 (3.28%) NFS
4 5 (2.05%) Oracle RAC
4 5 (2.05%) VMware ESX
5 4 (1.64%) RHEV
5 4 (1.64%) Hyper-V
5 4 (1.64%) KVM
6 3 (1.23%) Terminal Services
7 1 (0.41%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 9 (3.69%) OpenView
2 6 (2.46%) MIIS
3 4 (1.64%) Tivoli
4 2 (0.82%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
4 2 (0.82%) OpenView Configuration Management
4 2 (0.82%) HP SIM
5 1 (0.41%) HP Quality Center
5 1 (0.41%) Netcool
5 1 (0.41%) CA SiteMinder
Vendors
1 104 (42.62%) Oracle
2 45 (18.44%) Microsoft
3 28 (11.48%) HP
4 23 (9.43%) Red Hat
5 17 (6.97%) JBoss
6 15 (6.15%) VMware
7 12 (4.92%) Informatica
8 8 (3.28%) SAP
8 8 (3.28%) Citrix
9 6 (2.46%) Business Objects
9 6 (2.46%) Sun
9 6 (2.46%) Siebel
10 5 (2.05%) Cisco
10 5 (2.05%) IBM
10 5 (2.05%) Veritas
11 3 (1.23%) Lotus
11 3 (1.23%) Genesys
12 2 (0.82%) InterSystems
12 2 (0.82%) Adobe
12 2 (0.82%) Dell
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