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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SQL Server over the 3 months to 24 June 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
24 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft SQL Server (MS SQL)
Rank 20 18 13
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -5
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 168 45 39
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Tyne and Wear 11.89% 7.22% 9.18%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 54.19% 26.63% 38.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 110 28 31
Median daily rate £310 £288 £280
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.82% +2.67%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £239 £243 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £313 £375
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £335 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.47% +3.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 1 0
Median hourly rate £32.66 £15.68 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+108.32% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.66 £23.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year
+38.95% -6.00%
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
310 169 102
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Tyne and Wear 21.94% 27.13% 24.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 201 116 79
Median daily rate £328 £400 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-18.12% +33.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £275 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £650 £465
UK excluding London median daily rate £380 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+8.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 26 2 0
Median hourly rate £32.66 £15.68 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+108.32% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £31.27 £26.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+20.26% -13.33%

SQL Server
Jobs Demand Trend in Tyne and Wear

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Tyne and Wear region citing SQL Server as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 June 2016.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing SQL Server within the Tyne and Wear region over the 3 months to 24 June 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Newcastle upon Tyne +14 154 £310 +7.82% 23
Sunderland -3 10 £350 +21.73% 1
North Tyneside - 1 £338 -
SQL Server
North East

SQL Server
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Tyne and Wear

For the 6 months to 24 June 2016, IT contractor jobs citing SQL Server also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Tyne and Wear region with a requirement for SQL Server.

1 145 (62.50%) SQL
2 117 (50.43%) Security Cleared
3 113 (48.71%) Windows
4 107 (46.12%) Microsoft
5 106 (45.69%) SC Cleared
6 89 (38.36%) Oracle
7 85 (36.64%) HP
8 82 (35.34%) ITIL
9 74 (31.90%) Windows Server
10 67 (28.88%) Active Directory
11 64 (27.59%) MS Excel
12 57 (24.57%) .NET
12 57 (24.57%) Microsoft Certification
13 56 (24.14%) VMware
14 53 (22.84%) VB
15 51 (21.98%) C#
16 47 (20.26%) Citrix
17 45 (19.40%) SQL Server 2008
18 43 (18.53%) Clustering
19 41 (17.67%) ASP.NET
20 40 (17.24%) TCP/IP
20 40 (17.24%) Unix
20 40 (17.24%) ServiceNow
21 39 (16.81%) Relational Database
21 39 (16.81%) Degree
22 38 (16.38%) DNS
22 38 (16.38%) VMware Infrastructure
22 38 (16.38%) PowerShell
23 37 (15.95%) Linux
23 37 (15.95%) T-SQL

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

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 31 (13.36%) IIS
2 15 (6.47%) IBM Notes
3 14 (6.03%) Apache
3 14 (6.03%) MS Exchange
4 13 (5.60%) SharePoint
5 12 (5.17%) Exchange Server 2010
6 11 (4.74%) Exchange Server 2013
7 7 (3.02%) OpenStack
8 4 (1.72%) CMS
9 2 (0.86%) Oracle Workflow
10 1 (0.43%) BizTalk Server
10 1 (0.43%) CICS
10 1 (0.43%) MQSeries
10 1 (0.43%) SAS
10 1 (0.43%) Sitecore CMS
10 1 (0.43%) Umbraco
10 1 (0.43%) WebLogic
10 1 (0.43%) WebSphere
Applications
1 64 (27.59%) MS Excel
2 19 (8.19%) MS Office
3 1 (0.43%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 10 (4.31%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 12 (5.17%) Office 365
2 4 (1.72%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 40 (17.24%) TCP/IP
2 38 (16.38%) DNS
3 33 (14.22%) SAN
4 32 (13.79%) Firewall
5 27 (11.64%) DHCP
6 9 (3.88%) Internet
7 5 (2.16%) VPN
8 2 (0.86%) 3G
8 2 (0.86%) Network Security
8 2 (0.86%) Wi-Fi
9 1 (0.43%) HTTP
9 1 (0.43%) HTTPS
9 1 (0.43%) IP Telephony
9 1 (0.43%) Kerberos
9 1 (0.43%) PBX
9 1 (0.43%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 45 (19.40%) SQL Server 2008
2 39 (16.81%) Relational Database
3 35 (15.09%) DB2
4 33 (14.22%) SQL Server 2012
5 29 (12.50%) SQL Server 2005
6 26 (11.21%) RDBMS
7 25 (10.78%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 22 (9.48%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 15 (6.47%) Oracle Database
10 11 (4.74%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 8 (3.45%) Business Intelligence Development Studio
11 8 (3.45%) Data Warehouse
11 8 (3.45%) SQL Server 2000
12 6 (2.59%) BusinessObjects
12 6 (2.59%) MySQL
13 5 (2.16%) Oracle Database 11g
14 4 (1.72%) Microsoft Analysis Services
15 2 (0.86%) QlikView
15 2 (0.86%) SQL Server 2014
16 1 (0.43%) Power BI
Development Applications
1 23 (9.91%) Visual Studio
2 16 (6.90%) Team Foundation Server
3 14 (6.03%) MSI
4 8 (3.45%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
5 4 (1.72%) ERwin
6 2 (0.86%) Git (software)
7 1 (0.43%) JIRA
7 1 (0.43%) JUnit
7 1 (0.43%) Maven
7 1 (0.43%) Octopus Deploy
7 1 (0.43%) TeamCity
7 1 (0.43%) WebLogic Workshop
General
1 23 (9.91%) Finance
2 14 (6.03%) Manufacturing
3 5 (2.16%) Advertising
4 2 (0.86%) Marketing
5 1 (0.43%) Banking
Job Titles
1 81 (34.91%) Developer
2 25 (10.78%) .NET Developer
2 25 (10.78%) DBA
3 17 (7.33%) SQL DBA
4 15 (6.47%) C# Developer
4 15 (6.47%) Java Developer
5 12 (5.17%) SQL Developer
5 12 (5.17%) Support Engineer
6 10 (4.31%) Wintel Support
7 9 (3.88%) Wintel Engineer
8 8 (3.45%) Consultant
8 8 (3.45%) Microsoft Developer
8 8 (3.45%) Office 365 Engineer
8 8 (3.45%) Oracle DBA
8 8 (3.45%) VB.NET Developer
9 7 (3.02%) Applications Developer
9 7 (3.02%) C# .NET Developer
9 7 (3.02%) CRM Developer
9 7 (3.02%) T-SQL Developer
9 7 (3.02%) Xamarin Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 57 (24.57%) .NET
2 41 (17.67%) ASP.NET
3 31 (13.36%) Web Services
4 24 (10.34%) XML
5 21 (9.05%) HTML
6 19 (8.19%) CSS
7 14 (6.03%) Middleware
8 13 (5.60%) jQuery
9 12 (5.17%) ADO.NET
10 11 (4.74%) .NET Framework
10 11 (4.74%) ASP.NET MVC
11 9 (3.88%) ASP.NET Web API
12 8 (3.45%) ASP.NET MVC 5
12 8 (3.45%) HTML5
12 8 (3.45%) Java EE
12 8 (3.45%) Java EE 5
12 8 (3.45%) Java SE
12 8 (3.45%) MDX
13 5 (2.16%) Entity Framework
14 4 (1.72%) CAML
Miscellaneous
1 43 (18.53%) Clustering
2 20 (8.62%) Analytical Skills
3 18 (7.76%) Computer Science
4 13 (5.60%) Management Information System
5 11 (4.74%) Mobile App
6 8 (3.45%) Replication
7 6 (2.59%) CMDB
8 5 (2.16%) CESG
8 5 (2.16%) N-Tier
9 4 (1.72%) Data Centre
9 4 (1.72%) Mainframe
9 4 (1.72%) Private Cloud
10 3 (1.29%) Virtual Team
11 2 (0.86%) Digital Media
11 2 (0.86%) Fat Client
11 2 (0.86%) Thin Client
12 1 (0.43%) Enterprise Software
12 1 (0.43%) NHS
12 1 (0.43%) PKI
12 1 (0.43%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 113 (48.71%) Windows
2 74 (31.90%) Windows Server
3 40 (17.24%) Unix
4 37 (15.95%) Linux
5 24 (10.34%) Windows Server 2008
6 22 (9.48%) Windows Server 2012
7 19 (8.19%) Windows Server 2003
8 7 (3.02%) Android
8 7 (3.02%) Apple iOS
9 6 (2.59%) Windows Phone
10 3 (1.29%) Mac OS X
10 3 (1.29%) Windows 7
11 1 (0.43%) Solaris
11 1 (0.43%) Windows 8
11 1 (0.43%) Windows Phone 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 82 (35.34%) ITIL
2 37 (15.95%) Agile Software Development
3 35 (15.09%) Incident Management
4 33 (14.22%) Mentoring
5 23 (9.91%) Test Scripting
6 21 (9.05%) High Availability
6 21 (9.05%) Performance Tuning
7 20 (8.62%) Business Intelligence
7 20 (8.62%) Change Management
7 20 (8.62%) Configuration Management
8 19 (8.19%) Root Cause Analysis
8 19 (8.19%) Server Monitoring
9 18 (7.76%) CRM
9 18 (7.76%) Disaster Recovery
9 18 (7.76%) Problem Management
9 18 (7.76%) SDLC
10 17 (7.33%) Application Packaging
10 17 (7.33%) Integration Testing
10 17 (7.33%) Service Delivery
11 15 (6.47%) ITIL V3
Programming Languages
1 145 (62.50%) SQL
2 53 (22.84%) VB
3 51 (21.98%) C#
4 38 (16.38%) PowerShell
5 37 (15.95%) T-SQL
6 34 (14.66%) Shell Script
7 33 (14.22%) Perl
8 26 (11.21%) JavaScript
9 25 (10.78%) Java
10 20 (8.62%) VBScript
11 14 (6.03%) VB.NET
12 6 (2.59%) VBA
13 5 (2.16%) PL/SQL
14 4 (1.72%) FQL
14 4 (1.72%) PHP
15 3 (1.29%) Scala
15 3 (1.29%) VB6
16 2 (0.86%) C
16 2 (0.86%) XAML
17 1 (0.43%) C++
Qualifications
1 117 (50.43%) Security Cleared
2 106 (45.69%) SC Cleared
3 57 (24.57%) Microsoft Certification
4 39 (16.81%) Degree
5 28 (12.07%) BPSS Clearance
6 18 (7.76%) Oracle Certification
7 17 (7.33%) MCSE
8 16 (6.90%) AAT
8 16 (6.90%) OCP
9 11 (4.74%) MCTS
10 8 (3.45%) OCA
10 8 (3.45%) OCAJ
11 7 (3.02%) MCITP
11 7 (3.02%) MCP
12 6 (2.59%) MCDBA
12 6 (2.59%) MCSA
12 6 (2.59%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
13 2 (0.86%) ISEB
14 1 (0.43%) Citrix Certification
14 1 (0.43%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 31 (13.36%) SLA
2 6 (2.59%) ISO 9001
3 4 (1.72%) Disclosure Scotland
4 1 (0.43%) Data Quality
4 1 (0.43%) HL7
System Software
1 67 (28.88%) Active Directory
2 38 (16.38%) VMware Infrastructure
3 19 (8.19%) Microsoft App-V
4 18 (7.76%) Terminal Services
5 9 (3.88%) vSphere
6 8 (3.45%) Hyper-V
6 8 (3.45%) Oracle RAC
7 7 (3.02%) Microsoft Virtual Server
7 7 (3.02%) Veritas Volume Manager
7 7 (3.02%) Virtual Servers
8 6 (2.59%) XenApp
9 5 (2.16%) Firmware
10 1 (0.43%) Terminal Server
Systems Management
1 33 (14.22%) MOM
1 33 (14.22%) Tivoli
2 31 (13.36%) Microsoft Clustering
3 29 (12.50%) HP SiteScope
4 22 (9.48%) Perfmon
5 15 (6.47%) OpenView Configuration Management
6 14 (6.03%) OpenView
7 9 (3.88%) HP SIM
8 8 (3.45%) Oracle RMAN
9 7 (3.02%) NetBackup
10 4 (1.72%) AirWatch
10 4 (1.72%) SCCM
10 4 (1.72%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
11 3 (1.29%) WSUS
12 2 (0.86%) XenMobile
13 1 (0.43%) SAP Afaria
Vendors
1 107 (46.12%) Microsoft
2 89 (38.36%) Oracle
3 85 (36.64%) HP
4 56 (24.14%) VMware
5 47 (20.26%) Citrix
6 40 (17.24%) ServiceNow
7 33 (14.22%) BMC
7 33 (14.22%) CA
8 15 (6.47%) Lotus
9 8 (3.45%) Xamarin
10 7 (3.02%) Veritas
11 6 (2.59%) Apple
11 6 (2.59%) Meridio
12 5 (2.16%) AppSense
12 5 (2.16%) Informatica
12 5 (2.16%) Siemens
13 3 (1.29%) Red Hat
14 2 (0.86%) Avaya
14 2 (0.86%) Cisco
15 1 (0.43%) NetApp
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