The table below looks at the statistics for SQL Server skills in IT contracts advertised for the Tyne and Wear region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SQL Server over the 3 months to 27 April 2015 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
27 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft SQL Server (MS SQL)
Rank 14 11 19
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +8
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 42 74 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Tyne and Wear 7.49% 14.02% 6.70%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 29.37% 43.27% 28.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 34 60 9
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£288 £245 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+17.34% -24.61%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £195 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £322 £375 £402
UK excluding London average daily rate £345 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+6.15% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 1
Average hourly rate £15.68 - £13.11
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.75 £31.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +14.54%
SQL Server
North East

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Database & Business Intelligence category in contract jobs advertised in the Tyne and Wear region.

Database & Business Intelligence Category
Tyne and Wear
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Database & Business Intelligence category
143 171 50
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Tyne and Wear 25.49% 32.39% 23.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 93 124 30
Average daily rate £300 £263 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% -34.37%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £195 £223
10% offered a daily rate of more than £493 £433 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £334
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +4.79%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 1
Average hourly rate £15.68 - £13.11
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 £35.00 £28.00
% change year-on-year
-7.14% +25.00%

SQL Server
Jobs Demand Trend in Tyne and Wear

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing SQL Server across the Tyne and Wear region as a proportion of the total demand within the Database & Business Intelligence category.

SQL Server Jobs Demand Trend in Tyne and Wear

SQL Server
Daily Rate Trend in Tyne and Wear

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing SQL Server across the Tyne and Wear region.

SQL Server Daily Rate Trend in Tyne and Wear

SQL Server
Daily Rate Histogram in Tyne and Wear

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing SQL Server across the Tyne and Wear region over the 3 months to 27 April 2015.

SQL Server Daily Rate Histogram in Tyne and Wear

SQL Server
Hourly Rate Trend in Tyne and Wear

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing SQL Server across the Tyne and Wear region.

SQL Server Hourly Rate Trend in Tyne and Wear

SQL Server
Contract Job Locations in Tyne and Wear

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing SQL Server within the Tyne and Wear region over the 3 months to 27 April 2015. 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
Sunderland +6 21 £288 -
Newcastle upon Tyne -22 19 £275 +12.24% 34
SQL Server
North East

SQL Server
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Tyne and Wear

For the 6 months to 27 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Tyne and Wear region citing SQL Server 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 Server.

1 47 (55.95%) .NET
2 45 (53.57%) Microsoft
3 33 (39.29%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 32 (38.10%) Manufacturing
5 31 (36.90%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 27 (32.14%) Visual Studio
7 26 (30.95%) VB
7 26 (30.95%) SQL Server 2000
8 25 (29.76%) Windows
9 23 (27.38%) C#
9 23 (27.38%) SQL Server 2012
10 22 (26.19%) Security Cleared
10 22 (26.19%) IBM
11 21 (25.00%) FTP
11 21 (25.00%) ASP.NET
11 21 (25.00%) VB6
12 18 (21.43%) SQL
13 14 (16.67%) Oracle
13 14 (16.67%) Web Services
13 14 (16.67%) ITIL
13 14 (16.67%) Active Directory
14 13 (15.48%) VB.NET
14 13 (15.48%) Finance
14 13 (15.48%) Windows Server 2003
14 13 (15.48%) Team Foundation Server
15 12 (14.29%) SQL Server 2008
15 12 (14.29%) jQuery
15 12 (14.29%) OpenView Configuration Management
15 12 (14.29%) JavaScript
16 11 (13.10%) Java

SQL Server
Top Related IT Skills in Tyne and Wear by Category

For the 6 months to 27 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Tyne and Wear region citing SQL Server 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 Server. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 10 (11.90%) SharePoint
2 8 (9.52%) MS Exchange
3 5 (5.95%) JBoss
4 2 (2.38%) IIS
5 1 (1.19%) IBM Notes
5 1 (1.19%) Apache
5 1 (1.19%) SAS
5 1 (1.19%) BizTalk Server
5 1 (1.19%) CMS
5 1 (1.19%) Exchange Server 2007
5 1 (1.19%) Umbraco
5 1 (1.19%) Office Communications Server
5 1 (1.19%) Node.js
5 1 (1.19%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 11 (13.10%) MS Excel
2 6 (7.14%) MS Office
3 1 (1.19%) MS Project
3 1 (1.19%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 2 (2.38%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (1.19%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.19%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 21 (25.00%) FTP
2 8 (9.52%) SAN
3 5 (5.95%) DNS
3 5 (5.95%) DHCP
4 1 (1.19%) LDAP
4 1 (1.19%) Internet
4 1 (1.19%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 33 (39.29%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 31 (36.90%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 26 (30.95%) SQL Server 2000
4 23 (27.38%) SQL Server 2012
5 12 (14.29%) SQL Server 2008
6 11 (13.10%) SQL Server 2005
7 7 (8.33%) RDBMS
7 7 (8.33%) Relational Database
8 5 (5.95%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 5 (5.95%) Microsoft Analysis Services
9 4 (4.76%) Oracle Reports
10 2 (2.38%) QlikView
11 1 (1.19%) Base SAS
11 1 (1.19%) SAS Enterprise Guide
11 1 (1.19%) SAS Data Integration Studio
11 1 (1.19%) Cognos Report Studio
11 1 (1.19%) Cognos Framework Manager
11 1 (1.19%) Data Warehouse
11 1 (1.19%) Crystal Reports
11 1 (1.19%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 27 (32.14%) Visual Studio
2 13 (15.48%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 32 (38.10%) Manufacturing
2 13 (15.48%) Finance
Job Titles
1 31 (36.90%) Developer
2 23 (27.38%) Programmer
3 21 (25.00%) VB Programmer
4 17 (20.24%) .NET Developer
5 8 (9.52%) Support Engineer
6 7 (8.33%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 5 (5.95%) IT Support Engineer
7 5 (5.95%) IT Support
8 4 (4.76%) Administrator
8 4 (4.76%) VB.NET Developer
8 4 (4.76%) ASP.NET Developer
8 4 (4.76%) Project Manager
9 3 (3.57%) Systems Administrator
9 3 (3.57%) C# Developer
9 3 (3.57%) C# .NET Developer
9 3 (3.57%) Business Intelligence Developer
10 2 (2.38%) Software Development Project Manager
10 2 (2.38%) Microsoft Developer
10 2 (2.38%) Java Programmer
10 2 (2.38%) Software Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 47 (55.95%) .NET
2 21 (25.00%) ASP.NET
3 14 (16.67%) Web Services
4 12 (14.29%) jQuery
5 8 (9.52%) HTML
6 7 (8.33%) CSS
7 6 (7.14%) .NET Framework
8 5 (5.95%) Ajax
8 5 (5.95%) MDX
8 5 (5.95%) SOAP
8 5 (5.95%) J2EE
8 5 (5.95%) XML
8 5 (5.95%) JPA
8 5 (5.95%) ASP.NET MVC
8 5 (5.95%) Entity Framework
9 4 (4.76%) KnockoutJS
9 4 (4.76%) Java EE 5
9 4 (4.76%) Java SE
9 4 (4.76%) Java EE
10 3 (3.57%) FusionCharts
Miscellaneous
1 11 (13.10%) Clustering
2 6 (7.14%) N-Tier
3 5 (5.95%) Private Cloud
4 4 (4.76%) Mobile App
4 4 (4.76%) Mainframe
5 3 (3.57%) NHS
5 3 (3.57%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (1.19%) Client/Server
6 1 (1.19%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 25 (29.76%) Windows
2 13 (15.48%) Windows Server 2003
3 11 (13.10%) Windows Server 2008
4 8 (9.52%) UNIX
5 7 (8.33%) Solaris
6 5 (5.95%) Linux
6 5 (5.95%) Windows Server 2012
7 2 (2.38%) VME
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (16.67%) ITIL
2 11 (13.10%) Agile Software Development
3 9 (10.71%) Business Intelligence
4 8 (9.52%) Mentoring
5 7 (8.33%) Software Delivery
5 7 (8.33%) Integration Testing
5 7 (8.33%) Test Scripting
5 7 (8.33%) Change Management
6 6 (7.14%) MVC
6 6 (7.14%) Data Management
7 5 (5.95%) Service Delivery
7 5 (5.95%) Web Design
8 4 (4.76%) Web Application Development
9 3 (3.57%) Project Management
9 3 (3.57%) PRINCE2
9 3 (3.57%) CRM
10 2 (2.38%) Migration
10 2 (2.38%) Scrum
11 1 (1.19%) Content Management
11 1 (1.19%) Knowledge Management
Programming Languages
1 26 (30.95%) VB
2 23 (27.38%) C#
3 21 (25.00%) VB6
4 18 (21.43%) SQL
5 13 (15.48%) VB.NET
6 12 (14.29%) JavaScript
7 11 (13.10%) Java
8 7 (8.33%) T-SQL
9 6 (7.14%) VBA
10 5 (5.95%) VBScript
10 5 (5.95%) PowerShell
11 3 (3.57%) TypeScript
12 2 (2.38%) COBOL
13 1 (1.19%) C
Qualifications
1 22 (26.19%) Security Cleared
2 8 (9.52%) DV Cleared
3 6 (7.14%) Microsoft Certification
3 6 (7.14%) MCSE
3 6 (7.14%) SC Cleared
4 5 (5.95%) MCSA
5 4 (4.76%) OCP
5 4 (4.76%) OCA
5 4 (4.76%) Oracle Certification
5 4 (4.76%) OCAJ
6 3 (3.57%) Degree
7 1 (1.19%) BC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.19%) Data Quality
System Software
1 14 (16.67%) Active Directory
2 7 (8.33%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (5.95%) Hyper-V
4 1 (1.19%) vSphere
4 1 (1.19%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 12 (14.29%) OpenView Configuration Management
2 1 (1.19%) SCOM
2 1 (1.19%) OpenView
2 1 (1.19%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 45 (53.57%) Microsoft
2 22 (26.19%) IBM
3 14 (16.67%) Oracle
4 8 (9.52%) HP
5 7 (8.33%) VMware
6 5 (5.95%) Cisco
6 5 (5.95%) CA
7 2 (2.38%) EnterpriseDB
8 1 (1.19%) SolarWinds
8 1 (1.19%) Citrix
8 1 (1.19%) Siemens
8 1 (1.19%) Lotus
8 1 (1.19%) Salesforce.com
8 1 (1.19%) SAP
8 1 (1.19%) Cognos
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