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 19 September 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
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft SQL Server (MS SQL)
Rank 25 15 24
Rank change year-on-year
-10 +9
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 35 12 15
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Tyne and Wear 6.74% 6.38% 4.42%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 29.17% 34.29% 26.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 8 12
Average daily rate
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£330 £321 £340
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.68% -5.51%
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £325 £325
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 1 2
Average hourly rate £28.75 £12.99 £13.11
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+121.32% -0.91%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £27.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-9.09% -
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
120 35 57
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Tyne and Wear 23.12% 18.62% 16.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 78 23 32
Average daily rate £350 £325 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% +8.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £163 £251 £212
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £400 £340
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £345 £338
% change year-on-year
+1.44% +2.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 1 3
Average hourly rate £31.25 £12.99 £13.11
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+140.56% -0.91%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £30.00 £32.05
% change year-on-year
- -6.39%

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 19 September 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
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 19 September 2014.

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 19 September 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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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 -16 29 £350 +10.23% 30
Sunderland -2 3 £350 -12.50% 2
Gateshead - - - - 1
SQL Server
North East

SQL Server
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Tyne and Wear

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 38 (50.67%) .NET
2 36 (48.00%) SQL
3 34 (45.33%) Windows
4 30 (40.00%) Security Cleared
5 29 (38.67%) C#
6 28 (37.33%) Oracle
7 24 (32.00%) ASP.NET
8 22 (29.33%) Microsoft
9 21 (28.00%) SQL Server 2008
10 19 (25.33%) UNIX
11 18 (24.00%) VB.NET
11 18 (24.00%) SC Cleared
12 17 (22.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
13 16 (21.33%) SQL Server 2005
14 15 (20.00%) SQL Server 2000
14 15 (20.00%) Clustering
15 14 (18.67%) VMware
15 14 (18.67%) Web Services
16 12 (16.00%) ITIL
16 12 (16.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
17 11 (14.67%) SQL Server Analysis Services
17 11 (14.67%) Relational Database
17 11 (14.67%) Java
17 11 (14.67%) MS Excel
17 11 (14.67%) SharePoint
18 10 (13.33%) VB
18 10 (13.33%) Manufacturing
18 10 (13.33%) Business Intelligence
18 10 (13.33%) RDBMS
18 10 (13.33%) Mentoring

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

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 (14.67%) SharePoint
2 7 (9.33%) BizTalk Server
3 6 (8.00%) MQSeries
3 6 (8.00%) WebLogic
3 6 (8.00%) IIS
4 4 (5.33%) Apache
4 4 (5.33%) Oracle Application Server
5 3 (4.00%) WebSphere
5 3 (4.00%) IBM Notes
6 2 (2.67%) WebLogic Portal
7 1 (1.33%) SharePoint 2010
7 1 (1.33%) Oracle Workflow
7 1 (1.33%) Tomcat
7 1 (1.33%) SAS
7 1 (1.33%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 11 (14.67%) MS Excel
2 6 (8.00%) MS Office
3 1 (1.33%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 5 (6.67%) Dynamics CRM
Communications & Networking
1 9 (12.00%) DHCP
1 9 (12.00%) DNS
2 7 (9.33%) Firewall
3 6 (8.00%) SAN
4 5 (6.67%) VPN
4 5 (6.67%) LAN
4 5 (6.67%) WAN
5 3 (4.00%) Internet
6 2 (2.67%) Intranet
7 1 (1.33%) Cisco ASA
7 1 (1.33%) Extranet
7 1 (1.33%) LDAP
7 1 (1.33%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (28.00%) SQL Server 2008
2 17 (22.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 16 (21.33%) SQL Server 2005
4 15 (20.00%) SQL Server 2000
5 12 (16.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 11 (14.67%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 11 (14.67%) Relational Database
7 10 (13.33%) RDBMS
8 7 (9.33%) Business Intelligence Development Studio
8 7 (9.33%) Oracle Database
9 6 (8.00%) DB2
9 6 (8.00%) Oracle Database 11g
10 4 (5.33%) DTS
10 4 (5.33%) Microsoft Analysis Services
11 3 (4.00%) SQL Server 2012
12 2 (2.67%) Data Warehouse
13 1 (1.33%) IDOL
13 1 (1.33%) Oracle OWB
13 1 (1.33%) PostgreSQL
13 1 (1.33%) Oracle Database 10g
Development Applications
1 7 (9.33%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
2 6 (8.00%) JUnit
3 3 (4.00%) Visual Studio
4 2 (2.67%) Team Foundation Server
5 1 (1.33%) MSI
General
1 10 (13.33%) Manufacturing
2 9 (12.00%) Finance
3 1 (1.33%) Front Office
3 1 (1.33%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 32 (42.67%) Developer
2 9 (12.00%) .NET Developer
3 7 (9.33%) Programmer
4 6 (8.00%) Server Support
4 6 (8.00%) Support Engineer
4 6 (8.00%) Applications Support
4 6 (8.00%) UNIX Engineer
5 5 (6.67%) Scala Developer
5 5 (6.67%) Microsoft Developer
5 5 (6.67%) Analyst
6 4 (5.33%) DBA
6 4 (5.33%) Development Team Leader
6 4 (5.33%) SQL DBA
6 4 (5.33%) Team Leader
7 3 (4.00%) Java Developer
8 2 (2.67%) Junior
8 2 (2.67%) Support Analyst
8 2 (2.67%) Administrator
8 2 (2.67%) Java Programmer
8 2 (2.67%) .NET Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 38 (50.67%) .NET
2 24 (32.00%) ASP.NET
3 14 (18.67%) Web Services
4 8 (10.67%) J2EE
4 8 (10.67%) Middleware
5 7 (9.33%) XML
6 6 (8.00%) JMS
6 6 (8.00%) Play Framework
7 5 (6.67%) WinForms
8 4 (5.33%) ActiveX
8 4 (5.33%) DCOM
8 4 (5.33%) MDX
9 3 (4.00%) ASP.NET MVC
9 3 (4.00%) jQuery
9 3 (4.00%) .NET Framework
9 3 (4.00%) WebSphere MQ
9 3 (4.00%) HTML
10 2 (2.67%) MSMQ
10 2 (2.67%) CSS
10 2 (2.67%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 15 (20.00%) Clustering
2 6 (8.00%) N-Tier
2 6 (8.00%) Replication
3 5 (6.67%) Open Source
3 5 (6.67%) Fat Client
3 5 (6.67%) Thin Client
3 5 (6.67%) Management Information System
4 2 (2.67%) Computer Science
4 2 (2.67%) CMDB
4 2 (2.67%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (1.33%) RIA
5 1 (1.33%) Mathematics
5 1 (1.33%) Web 2.0
5 1 (1.33%) IVR
Operating Systems
1 34 (45.33%) Windows
2 19 (25.33%) UNIX
3 7 (9.33%) HPUX
3 7 (9.33%) Linux
4 6 (8.00%) Solaris
5 5 (6.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 5 (6.67%) Windows Server 2008
5 5 (6.67%) AIX
6 4 (5.33%) Windows Server 2003
7 3 (4.00%) Windows 8
8 2 (2.67%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (16.00%) ITIL
2 10 (13.33%) Business Intelligence
2 10 (13.33%) Mentoring
3 9 (12.00%) Agile Software Development
3 9 (12.00%) Service Delivery
4 7 (9.33%) Coaching
4 7 (9.33%) Data Management
4 7 (9.33%) Configuration Management
4 7 (9.33%) Service Management
4 7 (9.33%) CRM
5 6 (8.00%) SOA
5 6 (8.00%) Change Management
5 6 (8.00%) Performance Tuning
5 6 (8.00%) Software Architecture
6 5 (6.67%) Performance Testing
6 5 (6.67%) Integration Testing
6 5 (6.67%) Test Scripting
6 5 (6.67%) Web Design
7 4 (5.33%) MVC
7 4 (5.33%) Incident Management
Programming Languages
1 36 (48.00%) SQL
2 29 (38.67%) C#
3 18 (24.00%) VB.NET
4 11 (14.67%) Java
5 10 (13.33%) VB
6 8 (10.67%) T-SQL
7 7 (9.33%) VBA
8 6 (8.00%) VBScript
8 6 (8.00%) JavaScript
8 6 (8.00%) C++
8 6 (8.00%) Scala
9 4 (5.33%) Shell Script
9 4 (5.33%) VB6
10 3 (4.00%) PL/SQL
10 3 (4.00%) C
11 1 (1.33%) PowerShell
11 1 (1.33%) Python
Qualifications
1 30 (40.00%) Security Cleared
2 18 (24.00%) SC Cleared
3 8 (10.67%) Degree
3 8 (10.67%) DV Cleared
4 6 (8.00%) Microsoft Certification
5 4 (5.33%) MCDBA
5 4 (5.33%) MCT
6 1 (1.33%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.67%) SLA
System Software
1 9 (12.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 6 (8.00%) Active Directory
3 5 (6.67%) Oracle RAC
3 5 (6.67%) VMware ESX
4 4 (5.33%) KVM
4 4 (5.33%) RHEV
5 3 (4.00%) Hyper-V
5 3 (4.00%) Terminal Services
6 1 (1.33%) vSphere
6 1 (1.33%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 5 (6.67%) OpenView Configuration Management
2 2 (2.67%) OpenView
2 2 (2.67%) HP SIM
3 1 (1.33%) SCOM
3 1 (1.33%) WSUS
3 1 (1.33%) CA SiteMinder
Vendors
1 28 (37.33%) Oracle
2 22 (29.33%) Microsoft
3 14 (18.67%) VMware
4 8 (10.67%) Citrix
5 6 (8.00%) Red Hat
5 6 (8.00%) HP
5 6 (8.00%) Veritas
6 5 (6.67%) Cisco
7 3 (4.00%) Lotus
8 2 (2.67%) CA
9 1 (1.33%) Informatica
9 1 (1.33%) Genesys
9 1 (1.33%) SAP
9 1 (1.33%) Business Objects
9 1 (1.33%) Cognos
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