The first table below looks at the demand 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 30 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Programming Languages category for the North East region.

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
30 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Structured Query Language (SQL)
Rank 1 10 8
Rank change year-on-year
+9 -2
Contract jobs citing SQL 110 35 55
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 21.03% 10.03% 10.98%
As % of the Programming Languages category 48.46% 38.46% 35.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 69 22 32
Average daily rate
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£325 £300 £340
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.33% -11.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £239 £217
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £350 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.84% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 2
Average hourly rate - £16.25 £16.64
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -2.34%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £26.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-5.66% +6.00%
Programming Languages Category
North East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
227 91 155
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 43.40% 26.07% 30.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 146 40 89
Average daily rate £325 £325 £325
90% offered a daily rate of more than £246 £239 £214
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £375 £423
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 18 7
Average hourly rate £23.88 £32.50 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-26.53% -7.14%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £35.00
SQL
England

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 30 July 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
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 30 July 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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statistics and historical trends)
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 +5 71 £327 +0.48% 45
Durham +14 26 £325 +18.18% 1
Northumberland - - - - 2
SQL
England

SQL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North East

For the 6 months to 30 July 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.

1 101 (44.49%) Oracle
2 77 (33.92%) UNIX
3 74 (32.60%) PL/SQL
4 58 (25.55%) Security Cleared
5 55 (24.23%) SQL Server
6 48 (21.15%) Business Intelligence
7 46 (20.26%) Oracle Database
8 43 (18.94%) SC Cleared
9 40 (17.62%) Oracle Database 11g
9 40 (17.62%) Windows
9 40 (17.62%) Linux
10 34 (14.98%) C#
11 33 (14.54%) Data Modelling
12 31 (13.66%) .NET
12 31 (13.66%) Microsoft
13 30 (13.22%) Java
13 30 (13.22%) SharePoint
13 30 (13.22%) XML
13 30 (13.22%) Finance
14 26 (11.45%) Dimensional Modelling
14 26 (11.45%) SQL Server 2008
15 25 (11.01%) JavaScript
15 25 (11.01%) WebLogic
15 25 (11.01%) HP
15 25 (11.01%) SAS
16 24 (10.57%) Web Services
17 22 (9.69%) Oracle Reports
17 22 (9.69%) Configuration Management
18 20 (8.81%) Red Hat
18 20 (8.81%) ITIL

SQL
Top Related IT Skills in the North East by Category

For the 6 months to 30 July 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 30 (13.22%) SharePoint
2 25 (11.01%) WebLogic
2 25 (11.01%) SAS
3 14 (6.17%) Oracle Workflow
3 14 (6.17%) WebSphere
4 9 (3.96%) SharePoint 2010
5 4 (1.76%) FileNet
5 4 (1.76%) Drupal
5 4 (1.76%) Oracle Application Server
6 3 (1.32%) WebSphere Application Server
7 2 (0.88%) Documentum
7 2 (0.88%) WordPress
8 1 (0.44%) Oracle UPK
8 1 (0.44%) IIS
Applications
1 19 (8.37%) MS Excel
2 9 (3.96%) InfoPath
3 6 (2.64%) MS PowerPoint
4 4 (1.76%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.44%) MS Project
5 1 (0.44%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 17 (7.49%) Oracle EBS
2 16 (7.05%) Oracle EBS R12
3 13 (5.73%) Oracle Payables
4 11 (4.85%) Oracle General Ledger
4 11 (4.85%) Oracle Receivables
4 11 (4.85%) Oracle Applications
5 6 (2.64%) Oracle iProcurement
6 5 (2.20%) Dynamics CRM
7 4 (1.76%) Oracle Financials
7 4 (1.76%) Oracle Payroll
7 4 (1.76%) Oracle Assets
8 3 (1.32%) Oracle Internet Expenses
9 2 (0.88%) Oracle iRecruitment
9 2 (0.88%) Oracle CRM
9 2 (0.88%) Oracle Cash Management
9 2 (0.88%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
9 2 (0.88%) Dynamics AX
9 2 (0.88%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 3 (1.32%) SaaS
2 1 (0.44%) Taleo
Communications & Networking
1 19 (8.37%) Firewall
2 18 (7.93%) DNS
3 15 (6.61%) LDAP
4 10 (4.41%) DHCP
4 10 (4.41%) HTTP
5 9 (3.96%) Extranet
5 9 (3.96%) LAN
6 8 (3.52%) VPN
6 8 (3.52%) SSH
6 8 (3.52%) OpenLDAP
7 6 (2.64%) WAN
8 5 (2.20%) SAN
9 4 (1.76%) TCP/IP
9 4 (1.76%) SSL
9 4 (1.76%) VLAN
10 3 (1.32%) IPsec
11 2 (0.88%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 55 (24.23%) SQL Server
2 46 (20.26%) Oracle Database
3 40 (17.62%) Oracle Database 11g
4 26 (11.45%) SQL Server 2008
5 22 (9.69%) Oracle Reports
6 19 (8.37%) Data Warehouse
7 17 (7.49%) Base SAS
8 16 (7.05%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 16 (7.05%) SQL Server 2000
9 13 (5.73%) Relational Database
10 12 (5.29%) SQL Server 2005
11 11 (4.85%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 10 (4.41%) RDBMS
13 9 (3.96%) Business Intelligence Development Studio
13 9 (3.96%) MySQL
13 9 (3.96%) Oracle Database 10g
13 9 (3.96%) Oracle Discoverer
14 8 (3.52%) Oracle BI Publisher
15 7 (3.08%) SQL Server 2012
16 5 (2.20%) Oracle BI EE
Development Applications
1 15 (6.61%) Oracle Forms
2 10 (4.41%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
3 8 (3.52%) LoadRunner
4 7 (3.08%) Team Foundation Server
5 6 (2.64%) ERwin
6 5 (2.20%) JIRA
6 5 (2.20%) Selenium
6 5 (2.20%) Git (software)
6 5 (2.20%) PHPUnit
6 5 (2.20%) Subversion
6 5 (2.20%) PVCS
7 4 (1.76%) Visual Studio
7 4 (1.76%) JMeter
8 3 (1.32%) Rational Rhapsody
9 2 (0.88%) Toad
10 1 (0.44%) Rational Functional Tester
10 1 (0.44%) Jenkins
10 1 (0.44%) Maven
10 1 (0.44%) JUnit
General
1 30 (13.22%) Finance
2 11 (4.85%) General Ledger
3 8 (3.52%) Manufacturing
4 5 (2.20%) Telecoms
5 4 (1.76%) Marketing
6 3 (1.32%) Publishing
6 3 (1.32%) Pharmaceutical
7 2 (0.88%) Retail
7 2 (0.88%) Electronics
8 1 (0.44%) Advertising
8 1 (0.44%) Legal
Job Titles
1 72 (31.72%) Developer
2 47 (20.70%) Analyst
3 19 (8.37%) DBA
4 15 (6.61%) Applications Support
4 15 (6.61%) Test Analyst
5 14 (6.17%) SAS Developer
6 12 (5.29%) Consultant
7 11 (4.85%) Support Analyst
7 11 (4.85%) UNIX Engineer
8 10 (4.41%) SQL DBA
8 10 (4.41%) Technical Writer
8 10 (4.41%) Support Engineer
9 9 (3.96%) SharePoint Developer
9 9 (3.96%) Server Support
9 9 (3.96%) Oracle DBA
9 9 (3.96%) Oracle Developer
10 7 (3.08%) Software Engineer
10 7 (3.08%) Applications Support Analyst
10 7 (3.08%) Data Modeller
11 6 (2.64%) SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 31 (13.66%) .NET
2 30 (13.22%) XML
3 24 (10.57%) Web Services
4 18 (7.93%) ASP.NET
4 18 (7.93%) jQuery
5 17 (7.49%) HTML
6 10 (4.41%) CSS
6 10 (4.41%) REST
7 9 (3.96%) HTML5
8 8 (3.52%) Spring
9 7 (3.08%) JSON
9 7 (3.08%) CSS3
10 6 (2.64%) WebSphere MQ
11 5 (2.20%) .NET Framework
11 5 (2.20%) Symfony
11 5 (2.20%) YAML
11 5 (2.20%) MooTools
11 5 (2.20%) SOAP
11 5 (2.20%) Middleware
12 4 (1.76%) DCOM
Miscellaneous
1 16 (7.05%) Clustering
2 9 (3.96%) Replication
3 7 (3.08%) Open Source
4 5 (2.20%) Statistics
4 5 (2.20%) Fat Client
4 5 (2.20%) NHS
4 5 (2.20%) Thin Client
5 3 (1.32%) PKI
5 3 (1.32%) Management Information System
5 3 (1.32%) IVR
6 2 (0.88%) DTV
6 2 (0.88%) Social Media
6 2 (0.88%) Visualisation
6 2 (0.88%) Computer Science
7 1 (0.44%) Graphic Design
7 1 (0.44%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 77 (33.92%) UNIX
2 40 (17.62%) Windows
2 40 (17.62%) Linux
3 18 (7.93%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 12 (5.29%) HPUX
5 11 (4.85%) AIX
6 9 (3.96%) Solaris
6 9 (3.96%) Windows XP
7 5 (2.20%) Windows Server 2003
8 4 (1.76%) Windows Server 2012
8 4 (1.76%) Windows Server 2008
9 1 (0.44%) Android
9 1 (0.44%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 48 (21.15%) Business Intelligence
2 33 (14.54%) Data Modelling
3 26 (11.45%) Dimensional Modelling
4 22 (9.69%) Configuration Management
5 20 (8.81%) ITIL
5 20 (8.81%) Performance Tuning
6 19 (8.37%) Workflow
7 18 (7.93%) Migration
8 16 (7.05%) ETL
9 14 (6.17%) Data Security
9 14 (6.17%) CRM
9 14 (6.17%) Performance Testing
10 12 (5.29%) Data Management
10 12 (5.29%) Root Cause Analysis
11 11 (4.85%) Regression Testing
12 10 (4.41%) Problem Management
13 9 (3.96%) Change Control
13 9 (3.96%) Service Management
13 9 (3.96%) B2B
14 8 (3.52%) Disaster Recovery
Programming Languages
1 74 (32.60%) PL/SQL
2 34 (14.98%) C#
3 30 (13.22%) Java
4 25 (11.01%) JavaScript
5 20 (8.81%) T-SQL
6 16 (7.05%) Perl
7 15 (6.61%) Shell Script
8 13 (5.73%) C++
9 9 (3.96%) PHP
10 8 (3.52%) Korn
11 6 (2.64%) VB.NET
12 5 (2.20%) Ruby
12 5 (2.20%) PHP5
12 5 (2.20%) Python
13 4 (1.76%) VBA
13 4 (1.76%) VB
13 4 (1.76%) VB6
13 4 (1.76%) PowerShell
14 3 (1.32%) MUMPS
15 1 (0.44%) Scala
Qualifications
1 58 (25.55%) Security Cleared
2 43 (18.94%) SC Cleared
3 8 (3.52%) DV Cleared
4 7 (3.08%) ITIL Certification
5 6 (2.64%) Microsoft Certification
5 6 (2.64%) MCDBA
5 6 (2.64%) MCT
6 5 (2.20%) ISTQB
6 5 (2.20%) ISEB
7 1 (0.44%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (6.61%) QA
2 11 (4.85%) SLA
3 3 (1.32%) HL7
3 3 (1.32%) ISO 9000
System Software
1 17 (7.49%) Active Directory
2 13 (5.73%) Oracle RAC
3 11 (4.85%) VMware Infrastructure
4 8 (3.52%) NFS
4 8 (3.52%) Oracle RMAN
5 5 (2.20%) VMware ESX
6 4 (1.76%) KVM
6 4 (1.76%) RHEV
6 4 (1.76%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 7 (3.08%) Data Guard
2 4 (1.76%) Tivoli
2 4 (1.76%) OpenView
3 3 (1.32%) HP Quality Center
4 1 (0.44%) Netcool
Vendors
1 101 (44.49%) Oracle
2 31 (13.66%) Microsoft
3 25 (11.01%) HP
4 20 (8.81%) Red Hat
5 19 (8.37%) VMware
6 16 (7.05%) Informatica
7 15 (6.61%) JBoss
8 8 (3.52%) Cisco
8 8 (3.52%) SAP
9 7 (3.08%) Veritas
9 7 (3.08%) Siebel
9 7 (3.08%) Sun
10 6 (2.64%) IBM
11 5 (2.20%) Business Objects
11 5 (2.20%) Citrix
12 4 (1.76%) Splunk
13 3 (1.32%) Axway
13 3 (1.32%) InterSystems
13 3 (1.32%) CA
13 3 (1.32%) Genesys
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