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 28 January 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
28 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft SQL Server (MS SQL)
Rank 11 16 15
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -1
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 41 21 15
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Tyne and Wear 10.35% 8.02% 6.55%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 52.56% 35.00% 38.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 32 10 3
Average daily rate
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£300 £250 £330
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+20.00% -24.24%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £232 £245 £148
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £309 £409
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £325 £313
% change year-on-year
+4.61% +3.83%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 3
Average hourly rate - - £26.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £28.69 £29.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-2.74% +7.27%
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
78 60 39
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Tyne and Wear 19.70% 22.90% 17.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 59 31 13
Average daily rate £325 £275 £288
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+18.18% -4.34%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £245 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £451 £465 £429
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £330
% change year-on-year
+3.57% +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 3
Average hourly rate - £99.10 £21.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +371.88%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.50 £27.50 £30.50
% change year-on-year
+21.81% -9.83%

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 28 January 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 28 January 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 +1 27 £319 +27.50% 15
Sunderland +11 13 £275 - 6
Gateshead - - - - 1
North Shields - - - - 1
SQL Server
North East

SQL Server
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Tyne and Wear

For the 6 months to 28 January 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 51 (57.30%) Windows
2 44 (49.44%) Microsoft
3 40 (44.94%) .NET
4 37 (41.57%) SQL
5 36 (40.45%) C#
5 36 (40.45%) Security Cleared
6 33 (37.08%) ASP.NET
7 30 (33.71%) MS Excel
8 28 (31.46%) SQL Server 2008
9 23 (25.84%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 23 (25.84%) Oracle
10 22 (24.72%) HP
11 21 (23.60%) Web Services
11 21 (23.60%) ITIL
11 21 (23.60%) SQL Server 2005
12 19 (21.35%) VB.NET
13 17 (19.10%) Business Intelligence
13 17 (19.10%) Active Directory
13 17 (19.10%) Service Delivery
13 17 (19.10%) Windows Server 2008
14 16 (17.98%) SC Cleared
14 16 (17.98%) SQL Server Reporting Services
14 16 (17.98%) VB
15 15 (16.85%) UNIX
15 15 (16.85%) N-Tier
15 15 (16.85%) Clustering
15 15 (16.85%) OpenView Configuration Management
15 15 (16.85%) Agile Software Development
15 15 (16.85%) Data Management
16 14 (15.73%) SQL Server 2012

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

For the 6 months to 28 January 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 12 (13.48%) SharePoint
2 8 (8.99%) IIS
2 8 (8.99%) Apache
3 7 (7.87%) JBoss
3 7 (7.87%) IBM Notes
3 7 (7.87%) MS Exchange
4 4 (4.49%) MQSeries
5 1 (1.12%) SharePoint 2013
5 1 (1.12%) Node.js
5 1 (1.12%) SharePoint 2010
5 1 (1.12%) Umbraco
5 1 (1.12%) Tomcat
5 1 (1.12%) SAS
5 1 (1.12%) CMS
5 1 (1.12%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 30 (33.71%) MS Excel
2 14 (15.73%) MS Office
3 1 (1.12%) InfoPath
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.12%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 10 (11.24%) DNS
1 10 (11.24%) DHCP
2 7 (7.87%) SAN
3 4 (4.49%) FTP
4 3 (3.37%) Firewall
5 2 (2.25%) LDAP
6 1 (1.12%) Network Security
6 1 (1.12%) HTTP
6 1 (1.12%) Internet
6 1 (1.12%) Extranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 28 (31.46%) SQL Server 2008
2 23 (25.84%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 21 (23.60%) SQL Server 2005
4 16 (17.98%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 14 (15.73%) SQL Server 2012
6 12 (13.48%) RDBMS
6 12 (13.48%) Relational Database
7 11 (12.36%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 10 (11.24%) Microsoft Analysis Services
9 9 (10.11%) SQL Server 2000
10 4 (4.49%) DB2
11 1 (1.12%) SAS Data Integration Studio
11 1 (1.12%) Oracle Database
11 1 (1.12%) MongoDB
11 1 (1.12%) Base SAS
11 1 (1.12%) SAS Enterprise Guide
11 1 (1.12%) Data Warehouse
11 1 (1.12%) Oracle Reports
11 1 (1.12%) Crystal Reports
Development Applications
1 12 (13.48%) Visual Studio
2 11 (12.36%) Team Foundation Server
3 4 (4.49%) JUnit
4 1 (1.12%) MSI
General
1 11 (12.36%) Finance
1 11 (12.36%) Manufacturing
2 2 (2.25%) Back Office
3 1 (1.12%) Front Office
3 1 (1.12%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 39 (43.82%) Developer
2 16 (17.98%) .NET Developer
3 13 (14.61%) Support Engineer
4 8 (8.99%) Applications Support
5 6 (6.74%) Programmer
5 6 (6.74%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 5 (5.62%) IT Support
6 5 (5.62%) IT Support Engineer
6 5 (5.62%) Administrator
7 4 (4.49%) Systems Administrator
7 4 (4.49%) Wintel Support
7 4 (4.49%) SQL Developer
7 4 (4.49%) VB Programmer
7 4 (4.49%) Scala Developer
8 3 (3.37%) Applications Support Engineer
8 3 (3.37%) Server Support
8 3 (3.37%) Analyst
9 2 (2.25%) Wintel Engineer
9 2 (2.25%) Server Engineer
9 2 (2.25%) ASP.NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 40 (44.94%) .NET
2 33 (37.08%) ASP.NET
3 21 (23.60%) Web Services
4 11 (12.36%) J2EE
5 10 (11.24%) SOAP
5 10 (11.24%) jQuery
5 10 (11.24%) MDX
6 9 (10.11%) XML
6 9 (10.11%) HTML
7 7 (7.87%) JPA
7 7 (7.87%) CSS
7 7 (7.87%) Middleware
8 6 (6.74%) Ajax
9 5 (5.62%) .NET Framework
10 4 (4.49%) JMS
10 4 (4.49%) ASP.NET MVC
10 4 (4.49%) Play Framework
11 3 (3.37%) FusionCharts
11 3 (3.37%) Twitter Bootstrap
11 3 (3.37%) KnockoutJS
Miscellaneous
1 15 (16.85%) N-Tier
1 15 (16.85%) Clustering
2 8 (8.99%) Analytical Skills
3 5 (5.62%) Management Information System
4 3 (3.37%) NHS
5 2 (2.25%) CMDB
5 2 (2.25%) Mobile App
6 1 (1.12%) Web 2.0
6 1 (1.12%) Mathematics
6 1 (1.12%) RIA
6 1 (1.12%) Client/Server
6 1 (1.12%) Smartcard
6 1 (1.12%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 51 (57.30%) Windows
2 17 (19.10%) Windows Server 2008
3 15 (16.85%) UNIX
4 12 (13.48%) Windows Server 2003
5 8 (8.99%) Linux
6 7 (7.87%) Solaris
7 5 (5.62%) Windows Server 2012
8 3 (3.37%) VME
8 3 (3.37%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (23.60%) ITIL
2 17 (19.10%) Business Intelligence
2 17 (19.10%) Service Delivery
3 15 (16.85%) Agile Software Development
3 15 (16.85%) Data Management
4 12 (13.48%) Web Design
5 9 (10.11%) Change Management
6 7 (7.87%) Integration Testing
6 7 (7.87%) Test Scripting
6 7 (7.87%) Problem Management
6 7 (7.87%) Configuration Management
7 6 (6.74%) MVC
7 6 (6.74%) Mentoring
8 5 (5.62%) Web Application Development
8 5 (5.62%) Incident Management
8 5 (5.62%) Knowledge Management
8 5 (5.62%) E-Commerce
9 4 (4.49%) SOA
9 4 (4.49%) Software Architecture
10 3 (3.37%) ITIL V3
Programming Languages
1 37 (41.57%) SQL
2 36 (40.45%) C#
3 19 (21.35%) VB.NET
4 16 (17.98%) VB
5 14 (15.73%) VBScript
5 14 (15.73%) VBA
5 14 (15.73%) Java
6 13 (14.61%) JavaScript
7 6 (6.74%) T-SQL
8 5 (5.62%) PowerShell
9 4 (4.49%) C
9 4 (4.49%) C++
9 4 (4.49%) VB6
9 4 (4.49%) Scala
10 3 (3.37%) COBOL
11 1 (1.12%) PL/SQL
11 1 (1.12%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 36 (40.45%) Security Cleared
2 16 (17.98%) SC Cleared
3 10 (11.24%) Microsoft Certification
3 10 (11.24%) DV Cleared
4 5 (5.62%) MCSE
4 5 (5.62%) MCSA
5 2 (2.25%) OCP
5 2 (2.25%) OCA
5 2 (2.25%) Oracle Certification
5 2 (2.25%) OCAJ
6 1 (1.12%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.25%) SLA
1 2 (2.25%) Data Quality
System Software
1 17 (19.10%) Active Directory
2 12 (13.48%) VMware Infrastructure
3 7 (7.87%) Terminal Services
4 5 (5.62%) Hyper-V
5 2 (2.25%) VMware ESX
5 2 (2.25%) VMware ESXi
6 1 (1.12%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 15 (16.85%) OpenView Configuration Management
2 7 (7.87%) HP SIM
3 6 (6.74%) OpenView
4 2 (2.25%) SolarWinds Orion
5 1 (1.12%) SCOM
5 1 (1.12%) Tivoli
5 1 (1.12%) CA SiteMinder
Vendors
1 44 (49.44%) Microsoft
2 23 (25.84%) Oracle
3 22 (24.72%) HP
4 14 (15.73%) VMware
5 7 (7.87%) Cisco
5 7 (7.87%) Lotus
5 7 (7.87%) Citrix
6 5 (5.62%) CA
7 4 (4.49%) IBM
8 3 (3.37%) EnterpriseDB
8 3 (3.37%) SolarWinds
9 1 (1.12%) Business Objects
9 1 (1.12%) Informatica
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