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 24 December 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
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft SQL Server (MS SQL)
Rank 16 15 16
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +1
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 50 17 18
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Tyne and Wear 9.12% 7.00% 6.00%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 37.88% 32.69% 39.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 37 8 8
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£313 £307 £335
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.79% -8.35%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £242 £285 £241
10% offered a daily rate of more than £394 £334 £340
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £325 £320
% change year-on-year
+3.84% +1.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 3
Average hourly rate £30.00 - £26.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.25 £29.50 £25.25
% change year-on-year
-14.40% +16.83%
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
132 52 46
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Tyne and Wear 24.09% 21.40% 15.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 95 27 22
Average daily rate £405 £280 £340
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+44.77% -17.72%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £362 £370
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £330 £335
% change year-on-year
+9.84% -1.49%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 2 4
Average hourly rate £30.00 £28.10 £21.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.78% +33.78%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £28.00 £30.75
% change year-on-year
+25.00% -8.94%

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 24 December 2014.

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 24 December 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
Newcastle upon Tyne +1 40 £331 +7.81% 8
Sunderland +6 10 £240 - 4
Gateshead - - - - 5
North Shields - - - -
SQL Server
North East

SQL Server
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Tyne and Wear

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, 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 53 (61.63%) Windows
2 39 (45.35%) .NET
2 39 (45.35%) SQL
3 38 (44.19%) Microsoft
4 35 (40.70%) Security Cleared
5 34 (39.53%) C#
6 31 (36.05%) ASP.NET
6 31 (36.05%) SQL Server 2008
7 29 (33.72%) MS Excel
8 24 (27.91%) Oracle
9 22 (25.58%) Web Services
10 21 (24.42%) ITIL
10 21 (24.42%) SQL Server 2005
10 21 (24.42%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 20 (23.26%) VB.NET
11 20 (23.26%) HP
12 17 (19.77%) Business Intelligence
12 17 (19.77%) Service Delivery
12 17 (19.77%) UNIX
12 17 (19.77%) SC Cleared
13 16 (18.60%) Windows Server 2008
14 15 (17.44%) Clustering
14 15 (17.44%) N-Tier
15 14 (16.28%) MS Office
15 14 (16.28%) VBA
15 14 (16.28%) VBScript
15 14 (16.28%) VB
15 14 (16.28%) VMware
15 14 (16.28%) Active Directory
15 14 (16.28%) Data Management

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

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, 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 11 (12.79%) SharePoint
2 8 (9.30%) IIS
2 8 (9.30%) Apache
3 7 (8.14%) IBM Notes
4 6 (6.98%) JBoss
5 5 (5.81%) MS Exchange
6 4 (4.65%) MQSeries
7 1 (1.16%) Tomcat
7 1 (1.16%) Oracle Workflow
7 1 (1.16%) Oracle Application Server
7 1 (1.16%) SharePoint 2010
7 1 (1.16%) Node.js
7 1 (1.16%) SharePoint 2013
7 1 (1.16%) WebLogic
Applications
1 29 (33.72%) MS Excel
2 14 (16.28%) MS Office
3 1 (1.16%) InfoPath
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.16%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 10 (11.63%) DHCP
1 10 (11.63%) DNS
2 6 (6.98%) SAN
3 4 (4.65%) Firewall
4 2 (2.33%) LDAP
5 1 (1.16%) LAN
5 1 (1.16%) WAN
5 1 (1.16%) Network Security
5 1 (1.16%) Internet
5 1 (1.16%) Extranet
5 1 (1.16%) FTP
5 1 (1.16%) HTTP
5 1 (1.16%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 31 (36.05%) SQL Server 2008
2 21 (24.42%) SQL Server 2005
2 21 (24.42%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 13 (15.12%) Relational Database
3 13 (15.12%) RDBMS
3 13 (15.12%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 12 (13.95%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 10 (11.63%) Microsoft Analysis Services
6 9 (10.47%) SQL Server 2012
7 7 (8.14%) SQL Server 2000
8 4 (4.65%) DB2
9 2 (2.33%) Oracle Database
10 1 (1.16%) Oracle Database 11g
10 1 (1.16%) MongoDB
10 1 (1.16%) Business Intelligence Development Studio
10 1 (1.16%) Data Warehouse
10 1 (1.16%) DTS
10 1 (1.16%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 9 (10.47%) Team Foundation Server
2 8 (9.30%) Visual Studio
3 4 (4.65%) JUnit
4 1 (1.16%) MSI
4 1 (1.16%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 8 (9.30%) Finance
2 7 (8.14%) Manufacturing
3 2 (2.33%) Back Office
4 1 (1.16%) Financial Institution
4 1 (1.16%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 38 (44.19%) Developer
2 16 (18.60%) .NET Developer
3 13 (15.12%) Support Engineer
4 12 (13.95%) Applications Support
5 5 (5.81%) IT Support Engineer
5 5 (5.81%) Analyst
5 5 (5.81%) IT Support
6 4 (4.65%) Scala Developer
6 4 (4.65%) Wintel Support
6 4 (4.65%) SQL Developer
6 4 (4.65%) Administrator
6 4 (4.65%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 3 (3.49%) Server Support
7 3 (3.49%) Systems Administrator
7 3 (3.49%) Applications Support Engineer
8 2 (2.33%) VB.NET Developer
8 2 (2.33%) Programmer
8 2 (2.33%) Support Analyst
8 2 (2.33%) Applications Support Analyst
8 2 (2.33%) Wintel Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 39 (45.35%) .NET
2 31 (36.05%) ASP.NET
3 22 (25.58%) Web Services
4 11 (12.79%) XML
5 10 (11.63%) J2EE
5 10 (11.63%) MDX
6 9 (10.47%) SOAP
7 8 (9.30%) Middleware
7 8 (9.30%) jQuery
8 7 (8.14%) HTML
9 6 (6.98%) Ajax
9 6 (6.98%) .NET Framework
9 6 (6.98%) JPA
10 5 (5.81%) CSS
11 4 (4.65%) JMS
11 4 (4.65%) WCF
11 4 (4.65%) Play Framework
12 3 (3.49%) FusionCharts
12 3 (3.49%) ASP.NET MVC
12 3 (3.49%) KnockoutJS
Miscellaneous
1 15 (17.44%) N-Tier
1 15 (17.44%) Clustering
2 9 (10.47%) Analytical Skills
3 6 (6.98%) Management Information System
4 3 (3.49%) NHS
5 2 (2.33%) CMDB
6 1 (1.16%) Fat Client
6 1 (1.16%) RIA
6 1 (1.16%) Open Source
6 1 (1.16%) Mobile App
6 1 (1.16%) Replication
6 1 (1.16%) Client/Server
6 1 (1.16%) Thin Client
6 1 (1.16%) Smartcard
6 1 (1.16%) Web 2.0
6 1 (1.16%) Mathematics
6 1 (1.16%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 53 (61.63%) Windows
2 17 (19.77%) UNIX
3 16 (18.60%) Windows Server 2008
4 9 (10.47%) Windows Server 2003
5 8 (9.30%) Linux
6 6 (6.98%) Solaris
7 5 (5.81%) Windows Server 2012
8 4 (4.65%) HPUX
9 2 (2.33%) VME
10 1 (1.16%) AIX
10 1 (1.16%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (24.42%) ITIL
2 17 (19.77%) Business Intelligence
2 17 (19.77%) Service Delivery
3 14 (16.28%) Data Management
4 13 (15.12%) Agile Software Development
5 12 (13.95%) Web Design
6 10 (11.63%) Change Management
7 8 (9.30%) Configuration Management
8 7 (8.14%) Problem Management
9 6 (6.98%) Integration Testing
9 6 (6.98%) Test Scripting
9 6 (6.98%) MVC
9 6 (6.98%) Mentoring
10 5 (5.81%) Web Application Development
10 5 (5.81%) E-Commerce
10 5 (5.81%) Incident Management
10 5 (5.81%) Knowledge Management
11 4 (4.65%) SOA
11 4 (4.65%) Software Architecture
12 3 (3.49%) ITIL V3
Programming Languages
1 39 (45.35%) SQL
2 34 (39.53%) C#
3 20 (23.26%) VB.NET
4 14 (16.28%) VBA
4 14 (16.28%) VBScript
4 14 (16.28%) VB
5 13 (15.12%) Java
6 11 (12.79%) JavaScript
7 5 (5.81%) T-SQL
8 4 (4.65%) C++
8 4 (4.65%) PowerShell
8 4 (4.65%) Scala
8 4 (4.65%) C
9 3 (3.49%) Shell Script
10 2 (2.33%) VB6
10 2 (2.33%) COBOL
11 1 (1.16%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 35 (40.70%) Security Cleared
2 17 (19.77%) SC Cleared
3 11 (12.79%) Microsoft Certification
4 9 (10.47%) DV Cleared
5 5 (5.81%) MCSE
5 5 (5.81%) MCSA
6 1 (1.16%) MCDBA
6 1 (1.16%) MCT
6 1 (1.16%) OCP
6 1 (1.16%) OCA
6 1 (1.16%) Oracle Certification
6 1 (1.16%) Degree
6 1 (1.16%) OCAJ
6 1 (1.16%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.33%) SLA
2 1 (1.16%) Data Quality
System Software
1 14 (16.28%) Active Directory
2 11 (12.79%) VMware Infrastructure
3 7 (8.14%) Terminal Services
4 5 (5.81%) Hyper-V
5 3 (3.49%) VMware ESX
6 2 (2.33%) VMware ESXi
7 1 (1.16%) KVM
7 1 (1.16%) RHEV
7 1 (1.16%) Microsoft App-V
7 1 (1.16%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 12 (13.95%) OpenView Configuration Management
2 7 (8.14%) HP SIM
3 6 (6.98%) OpenView
4 2 (2.33%) SolarWinds Orion
5 1 (1.16%) Tivoli
5 1 (1.16%) CA SiteMinder
5 1 (1.16%) SCOM
Vendors
1 38 (44.19%) Microsoft
2 24 (27.91%) Oracle
3 20 (23.26%) HP
4 14 (16.28%) VMware
5 8 (9.30%) Citrix
5 8 (9.30%) Cisco
6 7 (8.14%) Lotus
7 4 (4.65%) CA
8 3 (3.49%) SolarWinds
9 2 (2.33%) EnterpriseDB
10 1 (1.16%) Red Hat
10 1 (1.16%) Informatica
10 1 (1.16%) Veritas
10 1 (1.16%) IBM
10 1 (1.16%) Business Objects
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