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 March 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 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft SQL Server (MS SQL)
Rank 19 10 17
Rank change year-on-year
-9 +7
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 28 62 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Tyne and Wear 7.14% 16.53% 5.34%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 35.00% 51.67% 26.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 45 3
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£295 £244 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+20.90% -30.28%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £320
% change year-on-year
+7.69% +1.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £26.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 £31.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+4.83% +12.72%
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
80 120 41
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Tyne and Wear 20.41% 32.00% 19.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 60 80 15
Average daily rate £300 £250 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+20.00% -28.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £195 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £445 £405 £429
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 1
Average hourly rate - £99.10 £26.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +281.13%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £31.50 £28.50
% change year-on-year
+11.11% +10.52%

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 March 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 2 March 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 -15 18 £275 +12.47% 22
Sunderland +4 8 £300 - 3
Wallsend - - - -
North Tyneside - - - -
Blaydon - - - -
North Shields - - - - 1
Gateshead - - - - 6
SQL Server
North East

SQL Server
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Tyne and Wear

For the 6 months to 2 March 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 41 (49.40%) Windows
1 41 (49.40%) Microsoft
2 34 (40.96%) .NET
3 33 (39.76%) Security Cleared
4 27 (32.53%) C#
4 27 (32.53%) SQL
4 27 (32.53%) ASP.NET
5 25 (30.12%) MS Excel
6 23 (27.71%) HP
7 21 (25.30%) ITIL
8 20 (24.10%) SQL Server 2008
9 19 (22.89%) Active Directory
10 18 (21.69%) Oracle
10 18 (21.69%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 17 (20.48%) Windows Server 2008
11 17 (20.48%) OpenView Configuration Management
12 16 (19.28%) VMware
12 16 (19.28%) SQL Server 2012
13 15 (18.07%) Agile Software Development
13 15 (18.07%) SQL Server Reporting Services
13 15 (18.07%) Clustering
13 15 (18.07%) Manufacturing
13 15 (18.07%) Web Services
14 14 (16.87%) Visual Studio
14 14 (16.87%) Windows Server 2003
14 14 (16.87%) VMware Infrastructure
14 14 (16.87%) SQL Server 2005
15 13 (15.66%) VB.NET
15 13 (15.66%) SharePoint
16 12 (14.46%) RDBMS

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

For the 6 months to 2 March 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 13 (15.66%) SharePoint
2 9 (10.84%) MS Exchange
3 7 (8.43%) IIS
3 7 (8.43%) JBoss
3 7 (8.43%) IBM Notes
3 7 (8.43%) Apache
4 1 (1.20%) SAS
4 1 (1.20%) CMS
4 1 (1.20%) Umbraco
4 1 (1.20%) Node.js
4 1 (1.20%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 25 (30.12%) MS Excel
2 8 (9.64%) MS Office
3 1 (1.20%) MS Project
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.20%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 10 (12.05%) DNS
1 10 (12.05%) DHCP
2 9 (10.84%) SAN
3 6 (7.23%) FTP
4 3 (3.61%) Firewall
5 2 (2.41%) LDAP
6 1 (1.20%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (24.10%) SQL Server 2008
2 18 (21.69%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 16 (19.28%) SQL Server 2012
4 15 (18.07%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 14 (16.87%) SQL Server 2005
6 12 (14.46%) Relational Database
6 12 (14.46%) RDBMS
7 11 (13.25%) SQL Server 2000
8 6 (7.23%) Microsoft Analysis Services
8 6 (7.23%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 3 (3.61%) Oracle Reports
10 1 (1.20%) Data Warehouse
10 1 (1.20%) Base SAS
10 1 (1.20%) SAS Enterprise Guide
10 1 (1.20%) SAS Data Integration Studio
10 1 (1.20%) Cognos Report Studio
10 1 (1.20%) Cognos Framework Manager
10 1 (1.20%) MongoDB
10 1 (1.20%) Crystal Reports
Development Applications
1 14 (16.87%) Visual Studio
2 12 (14.46%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (1.20%) MSI
General
1 15 (18.07%) Manufacturing
2 12 (14.46%) Finance
3 1 (1.20%) Financial Institution
3 1 (1.20%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 32 (38.55%) Developer
2 17 (20.48%) .NET Developer
3 13 (15.66%) Support Engineer
4 8 (9.64%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 7 (8.43%) Programmer
6 6 (7.23%) Applications Support
6 6 (7.23%) VB Programmer
7 5 (6.02%) IT Support
7 5 (6.02%) Administrator
7 5 (6.02%) IT Support Engineer
8 4 (4.82%) Systems Administrator
8 4 (4.82%) Wintel Support
9 3 (3.61%) C# .NET Developer
9 3 (3.61%) Server Support
9 3 (3.61%) Project Manager
9 3 (3.61%) Applications Support Engineer
9 3 (3.61%) C# Developer
9 3 (3.61%) ASP.NET Developer
9 3 (3.61%) SQL Developer
10 2 (2.41%) Software Development Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 34 (40.96%) .NET
2 27 (32.53%) ASP.NET
3 15 (18.07%) Web Services
4 11 (13.25%) jQuery
5 9 (10.84%) HTML
5 9 (10.84%) SOAP
6 7 (8.43%) CSS
6 7 (8.43%) J2EE
6 7 (8.43%) Middleware
6 7 (8.43%) JPA
7 6 (7.23%) MDX
7 6 (7.23%) XML
8 5 (6.02%) Ajax
8 5 (6.02%) .NET Framework
8 5 (6.02%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
8 5 (6.02%) KnockoutJS
9 4 (4.82%) ASP.NET MVC
10 3 (3.61%) Twitter Bootstrap
10 3 (3.61%) FusionCharts
11 2 (2.41%) ASP.NET MVC 4
Miscellaneous
1 15 (18.07%) Clustering
2 9 (10.84%) N-Tier
3 8 (9.64%) Analytical Skills
4 5 (6.02%) Management Information System
5 3 (3.61%) NHS
5 3 (3.61%) Mainframe
6 2 (2.41%) CMDB
6 2 (2.41%) Mobile App
7 1 (1.20%) Mathematics
7 1 (1.20%) Client/Server
7 1 (1.20%) Smartcard
Operating Systems
1 41 (49.40%) Windows
2 17 (20.48%) Windows Server 2008
3 14 (16.87%) Windows Server 2003
4 10 (12.05%) UNIX
5 9 (10.84%) Solaris
6 7 (8.43%) Linux
7 5 (6.02%) Windows Server 2012
8 3 (3.61%) VME
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (25.30%) ITIL
2 15 (18.07%) Agile Software Development
3 10 (12.05%) Service Delivery
3 10 (12.05%) Business Intelligence
4 9 (10.84%) Change Management
4 9 (10.84%) Data Management
5 7 (8.43%) Problem Management
5 7 (8.43%) Integration Testing
5 7 (8.43%) Test Scripting
5 7 (8.43%) MVC
5 7 (8.43%) Configuration Management
5 7 (8.43%) Web Design
6 6 (7.23%) Mentoring
7 5 (6.02%) E-Commerce
7 5 (6.02%) Knowledge Management
8 4 (4.82%) Incident Management
8 4 (4.82%) Web Application Development
9 3 (3.61%) ITIL V3
9 3 (3.61%) CRM
10 2 (2.41%) ETL
Programming Languages
1 27 (32.53%) C#
1 27 (32.53%) SQL
2 13 (15.66%) VB.NET
3 12 (14.46%) VB
3 12 (14.46%) JavaScript
4 10 (12.05%) Java
5 8 (9.64%) VBScript
5 8 (9.64%) VBA
6 6 (7.23%) VB6
7 5 (6.02%) PowerShell
8 4 (4.82%) T-SQL
9 3 (3.61%) COBOL
10 2 (2.41%) C
10 2 (2.41%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 33 (39.76%) Security Cleared
2 12 (14.46%) DV Cleared
3 11 (13.25%) SC Cleared
4 10 (12.05%) Microsoft Certification
5 5 (6.02%) MCSE
5 5 (6.02%) MCSA
6 2 (2.41%) OCP
6 2 (2.41%) OCA
6 2 (2.41%) Oracle Certification
6 2 (2.41%) OCAJ
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.41%) SLA
1 2 (2.41%) Data Quality
System Software
1 19 (22.89%) Active Directory
2 14 (16.87%) VMware Infrastructure
3 7 (8.43%) Terminal Services
4 5 (6.02%) Hyper-V
5 2 (2.41%) VMware ESXi
5 2 (2.41%) VMware ESX
6 1 (1.20%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 17 (20.48%) OpenView Configuration Management
2 7 (8.43%) HP SIM
3 6 (7.23%) OpenView
4 2 (2.41%) SolarWinds Orion
5 1 (1.20%) Tivoli
5 1 (1.20%) SCOM
Vendors
1 41 (49.40%) Microsoft
2 23 (27.71%) HP
3 18 (21.69%) Oracle
4 16 (19.28%) VMware
5 7 (8.43%) Lotus
5 7 (8.43%) Cisco
5 7 (8.43%) IBM
5 7 (8.43%) Citrix
6 5 (6.02%) CA
7 3 (3.61%) SolarWinds
7 3 (3.61%) EnterpriseDB
8 1 (1.20%) SAP
8 1 (1.20%) Cognos
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