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 2 July 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
2 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft SQL Server (MS SQL)
Rank 24 13 18
Rank change year-on-year
-11 +5
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 38 37 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Tyne and Wear 6.06% 9.41% 4.78%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 26.39% 42.53% 26.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 28 4
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£288 £298 £330
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.36% -9.84%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £229 £215 £280
10% offered a daily rate of more than £347 £375 £346
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.84% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Average hourly rate £24.09 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.75 £23.00 £25.50
% change year-on-year
+3.26% -9.80%
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
144 87 38
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Tyne and Wear 22.97% 22.14% 18.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 98 62 15
Average daily rate £425 £325 £335
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+30.76% -2.98%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £202 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £675 £445 £543
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
- +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 0 0
Average hourly rate £21.50 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £30.00 £30.00

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 2 July 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
Hourly Rate Histogram in Tyne and Wear

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing SQL Server across the Tyne and Wear region over the 3 months to 2 July 2015.

SQL Server Hourly Rate Histogram 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 2 July 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
Newcastle upon Tyne -26 17 £333 +12.71% 14
Sunderland +2 15 £288 -23.33% 2
SQL Server
North East

SQL Server
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Tyne and Wear

For the 6 months to 2 July 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 49 (61.25%) .NET
2 39 (48.75%) Microsoft
3 32 (40.00%) Manufacturing
4 28 (35.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 27 (33.75%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 25 (31.25%) IBM
6 25 (31.25%) C#
7 24 (30.00%) Visual Studio
7 24 (30.00%) SQL Server 2000
8 23 (28.75%) VB
8 23 (28.75%) SQL Server 2012
9 22 (27.50%) FTP
9 22 (27.50%) VB6
10 18 (22.50%) ASP.NET
11 17 (21.25%) Web Services
11 17 (21.25%) Finance
12 16 (20.00%) jQuery
13 14 (17.50%) Agile Software Development
13 14 (17.50%) SQL
13 14 (17.50%) HTML
14 13 (16.25%) CSS
14 13 (16.25%) Windows
15 12 (15.00%) Java
15 12 (15.00%) Oracle
15 12 (15.00%) MVC
16 11 (13.75%) .NET Framework
16 11 (13.75%) Active Directory
17 10 (12.50%) JavaScript
18 9 (11.25%) MS Excel
18 9 (11.25%) Entity Framework

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

For the 6 months to 2 July 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 5 (6.25%) SharePoint
1 5 (6.25%) MS Exchange
2 2 (2.50%) CMS
2 2 (2.50%) IIS
2 2 (2.50%) JBoss
3 1 (1.25%) Exchange Server 2007
3 1 (1.25%) Umbraco
3 1 (1.25%) Office Communications Server
3 1 (1.25%) Sitecore CMS
3 1 (1.25%) SAS
3 1 (1.25%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 9 (11.25%) MS Excel
2 3 (3.75%) Spreadsheet
3 1 (1.25%) MS Project
3 1 (1.25%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (2.50%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (1.25%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.25%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 22 (27.50%) FTP
2 6 (7.50%) SAN
3 2 (2.50%) DNS
3 2 (2.50%) DHCP
4 1 (1.25%) Internet
4 1 (1.25%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 28 (35.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 27 (33.75%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 24 (30.00%) SQL Server 2000
4 23 (28.75%) SQL Server 2012
5 6 (7.50%) Relational Database
6 5 (6.25%) Oracle Reports
6 5 (6.25%) RDBMS
7 4 (5.00%) SQL Server 2008
7 4 (5.00%) SQL Server 2005
8 3 (3.75%) Cognos Report Studio
8 3 (3.75%) Cognos Framework Manager
9 2 (2.50%) Cognos Transformer
9 2 (2.50%) OLAP Cube
9 2 (2.50%) OLAP
9 2 (2.50%) QlikView
10 1 (1.25%) Base SAS
10 1 (1.25%) SAS Enterprise Guide
10 1 (1.25%) MySQL
10 1 (1.25%) SAS Data Integration Studio
Development Applications
1 24 (30.00%) Visual Studio
2 5 (6.25%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (1.25%) Selenium
General
1 32 (40.00%) Manufacturing
2 17 (21.25%) Finance
3 1 (1.25%) Back Office
3 1 (1.25%) Retail
3 1 (1.25%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 30 (37.50%) Developer
2 21 (26.25%) Programmer
3 19 (23.75%) VB Programmer
4 14 (17.50%) .NET Developer
5 6 (7.50%) Support Engineer
6 5 (6.25%) Project Manager
6 5 (6.25%) Java Developer
7 4 (5.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 3 (3.75%) Support Analyst
8 3 (3.75%) Analyst
8 3 (3.75%) C# Developer
8 3 (3.75%) VB.NET Developer
8 3 (3.75%) Cognos Developer
8 3 (3.75%) Report Developer
9 2 (2.50%) Business Intelligence Developer
9 2 (2.50%) Software Development Project Manager
9 2 (2.50%) Development Project Manager
9 2 (2.50%) Java Programmer
9 2 (2.50%) Software Project Manager
9 2 (2.50%) ASP.NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 49 (61.25%) .NET
2 18 (22.50%) ASP.NET
3 17 (21.25%) Web Services
4 16 (20.00%) jQuery
5 14 (17.50%) HTML
6 13 (16.25%) CSS
7 11 (13.75%) .NET Framework
8 9 (11.25%) ASP.NET MVC
8 9 (11.25%) Entity Framework
9 6 (7.50%) KnockoutJS
10 5 (6.25%) Java SE
10 5 (6.25%) Java EE
10 5 (6.25%) Java EE 5
11 4 (5.00%) XML
11 4 (5.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
11 4 (5.00%) ASP.NET Web Forms
12 3 (3.75%) AngularJS
12 3 (3.75%) XSLT
12 3 (3.75%) SOAP
13 2 (2.50%) JPA
Miscellaneous
1 5 (6.25%) Mainframe
1 5 (6.25%) Mobile App
2 3 (3.75%) Clustering
2 3 (3.75%) Inversion of Control
3 2 (2.50%) NHS
3 2 (2.50%) Private Cloud
4 1 (1.25%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 13 (16.25%) Windows
2 7 (8.75%) Windows Server 2003
3 4 (5.00%) UNIX
3 4 (5.00%) Solaris
4 3 (3.75%) Linux
4 3 (3.75%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (2.50%) VME
6 1 (1.25%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (17.50%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (15.00%) MVC
3 8 (10.00%) ITIL
4 7 (8.75%) Integration Testing
4 7 (8.75%) Test Scripting
5 6 (7.50%) Mentoring
5 6 (7.50%) SDLC
6 4 (5.00%) Software Delivery
6 4 (5.00%) TDD
6 4 (5.00%) PRINCE2
6 4 (5.00%) Project Management
7 3 (3.75%) Change Management
7 3 (3.75%) Migration
7 3 (3.75%) Scrum
7 3 (3.75%) CRM
7 3 (3.75%) Business Intelligence
7 3 (3.75%) Web Development
8 2 (2.50%) Unit Testing
8 2 (2.50%) Security Patching
8 2 (2.50%) MVVM
Programming Languages
1 25 (31.25%) C#
2 23 (28.75%) VB
3 22 (27.50%) VB6
4 14 (17.50%) SQL
5 12 (15.00%) Java
6 10 (12.50%) JavaScript
7 8 (10.00%) T-SQL
8 4 (5.00%) VB.NET
9 3 (3.75%) TypeScript
10 2 (2.50%) PowerShell
10 2 (2.50%) COBOL
11 1 (1.25%) VBA
Qualifications
1 9 (11.25%) Security Cleared
2 6 (7.50%) Degree
3 5 (6.25%) OCAJ
3 5 (6.25%) Microsoft Certification
3 5 (6.25%) OCP
3 5 (6.25%) OCA
3 5 (6.25%) Oracle Certification
4 4 (5.00%) DV Cleared
5 3 (3.75%) MCSE
6 1 (1.25%) MCSA
6 1 (1.25%) BC Cleared
6 1 (1.25%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.25%) Data Quality
System Software
1 11 (13.75%) Active Directory
2 6 (7.50%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (1.25%) Hyper-V
3 1 (1.25%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 6 (7.50%) OpenView Configuration Management
Vendors
1 39 (48.75%) Microsoft
2 25 (31.25%) IBM
3 12 (15.00%) Oracle
4 6 (7.50%) VMware
5 4 (5.00%) HP
6 3 (3.75%) Cognos
7 2 (2.50%) CA
7 2 (2.50%) EnterpriseDB
8 1 (1.25%) Sitecore
8 1 (1.25%) Siemens
8 1 (1.25%) Salesforce.com
8 1 (1.25%) SAP
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