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 25 August 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
25 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft SQL Server (MS SQL)
Rank 22 19 20
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +1
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 113 65 34
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Tyne and Wear 10.32% 8.18% 7.85%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 46.31% 35.14% 38.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 76 38 24
Median daily rate £313 £333 £330
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.01% +0.79%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £255 £259 £110
10% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £533 £375
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 1 1
Median hourly rate £28.00 £32.50 £32.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-13.84% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £31.50 £29.50 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+6.77% +31.11%
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
244 185 89
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Tyne and Wear 22.28% 23.27% 20.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 159 118 66
Median daily rate £330 £423 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-21.89% +20.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £275 £223
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £640 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 21 3 1
Median hourly rate £28.00 £21.50 £32.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+30.23% -33.84%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.50 £33.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-13.63% +32.00%

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 25 August 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
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 25 August 2016.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing SQL Server within the Tyne and Wear region over the 3 months to 25 August 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 +3 107 £310 -32.35% 22
Sunderland -6 4 - - 4
North Tyneside - 1 £338 - 1
SQL Server
North East

SQL Server
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Tyne and Wear

For the 6 months to 25 August 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.

1 164 (67.49%) SQL
2 151 (62.14%) Windows
3 143 (58.85%) Security Cleared
4 130 (53.50%) SC Cleared
5 119 (48.97%) Microsoft
6 108 (44.44%) ITIL
7 106 (43.62%) HP
8 103 (42.39%) Windows Server
9 101 (41.56%) Oracle
10 85 (34.98%) Active Directory
11 77 (31.69%) MS Excel
12 74 (30.45%) VMware
13 68 (27.98%) Microsoft Certification
14 60 (24.69%) VB
15 57 (23.46%) Citrix
16 55 (22.63%) VMware Infrastructure
17 54 (22.22%) TCP/IP
18 53 (21.81%) Unix
19 52 (21.40%) Linux
19 52 (21.40%) Clustering
20 49 (20.16%) DNS
21 48 (19.75%) Shell Script
21 48 (19.75%) DB2
22 47 (19.34%) Perl
22 47 (19.34%) Tivoli
22 47 (19.34%) MOM
22 47 (19.34%) ServiceNow
23 46 (18.93%) CA
24 45 (18.52%) BMC
24 45 (18.52%) Incident Management

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 37 (15.23%) IIS
2 22 (9.05%) Apache
3 21 (8.64%) IBM Notes
4 17 (7.00%) MS Exchange
5 14 (5.76%) Exchange Server 2010
5 14 (5.76%) Exchange Server 2013
6 11 (4.53%) SharePoint
7 9 (3.70%) OpenStack
8 4 (1.65%) CMS
9 2 (0.82%) Office Communications Server
9 2 (0.82%) Oracle Workflow
9 2 (0.82%) SharePoint 2010
9 2 (0.82%) SharePoint 2013
9 2 (0.82%) SharePoint Server
9 2 (0.82%) Skype for Business
9 2 (0.82%) Tomcat
9 2 (0.82%) Umbraco
10 1 (0.41%) MQSeries
10 1 (0.41%) Sitecore CMS
10 1 (0.41%) WebSphere
Applications
1 77 (31.69%) MS Excel
2 21 (8.64%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 4 (1.65%) Visualfiles
2 2 (0.82%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 15 (6.17%) Office 365
2 4 (1.65%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (0.82%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (0.82%) DigitalOcean
3 2 (0.82%) GitHub
3 2 (0.82%) Google Analytics
3 2 (0.82%) Linode
Communications & Networking
1 54 (22.22%) TCP/IP
2 49 (20.16%) DNS
3 41 (16.87%) SAN
4 39 (16.05%) Firewall
5 36 (14.81%) DHCP
6 7 (2.88%) VPN
7 5 (2.06%) Internet
8 3 (1.23%) 3G
8 3 (1.23%) Wi-Fi
9 2 (0.82%) Network Security
9 2 (0.82%) Skype
10 1 (0.41%) Cisco ASA
10 1 (0.41%) HTTP
10 1 (0.41%) HTTPS
10 1 (0.41%) IP Telephony
10 1 (0.41%) PBX
10 1 (0.41%) SSL
10 1 (0.41%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 48 (19.75%) DB2
2 41 (16.87%) SQL Server 2008
3 32 (13.17%) SQL Server 2012
4 29 (11.93%) Relational Database
4 29 (11.93%) SQL Server 2005
5 25 (10.29%) RDBMS
6 22 (9.05%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 18 (7.41%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 17 (7.00%) Oracle Database
9 10 (4.12%) MySQL
10 8 (3.29%) Business Intelligence Development Studio
10 8 (3.29%) SQL Server 2000
10 8 (3.29%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 6 (2.47%) BusinessObjects
12 5 (2.06%) Oracle Database 11g
13 4 (1.65%) Data Warehouse
13 4 (1.65%) Microsoft Analysis Services
14 3 (1.23%) PostgreSQL
15 2 (0.82%) DataStage
15 2 (0.82%) IBM InfoSphere
Development Applications
1 21 (8.64%) MSI
2 13 (5.35%) Visual Studio
3 9 (3.70%) Team Foundation Server
4 8 (3.29%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
5 4 (1.65%) ERwin
5 4 (1.65%) Git (software)
6 2 (0.82%) GitLab
6 2 (0.82%) Subversion
6 2 (0.82%) TeamCity
6 2 (0.82%) Vagrant
7 1 (0.41%) Bower
7 1 (0.41%) Grunt
7 1 (0.41%) JIRA
7 1 (0.41%) JUnit
7 1 (0.41%) MSTest
7 1 (0.41%) NMock
7 1 (0.41%) NuGet
7 1 (0.41%) Octopus Deploy
7 1 (0.41%) StarTeam
7 1 (0.41%) WiX
General
1 13 (5.35%) Manufacturing
2 12 (4.94%) Finance
3 5 (2.06%) Advertising
4 4 (1.65%) Law
5 2 (0.82%) Marketing
5 2 (0.82%) Retail
6 1 (0.41%) Banking
Job Titles
1 49 (20.16%) Developer
2 29 (11.93%) DBA
3 24 (9.88%) .NET Developer
4 19 (7.82%) Support Engineer
5 18 (7.41%) SQL DBA
6 14 (5.76%) C# Developer
7 13 (5.35%) Wintel Support
8 11 (4.53%) Technical Leader
8 11 (4.53%) Wintel Engineer
9 10 (4.12%) Consultant
9 10 (4.12%) Oracle DBA
10 9 (3.70%) Infrastructure Engineer
10 9 (3.70%) Office 365 Engineer
10 9 (3.70%) Server Support
10 9 (3.70%) VB.NET Developer
11 8 (3.29%) Mobility Engineer
11 8 (3.29%) SQL Developer
12 7 (2.88%) 3rd Line Support
12 7 (2.88%) C# .NET Developer
12 7 (2.88%) Subject Matter Expert
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 43 (17.70%) .NET
2 26 (10.70%) ASP.NET
3 21 (8.64%) Middleware
4 15 (6.17%) Web Services
5 13 (5.35%) .NET Framework
6 12 (4.94%) HTML
7 11 (4.53%) ASP.NET MVC
7 11 (4.53%) CSS
7 11 (4.53%) XML
8 9 (3.70%) ASP.NET Web API
8 9 (3.70%) jQuery
9 6 (2.47%) ASP.NET MVC 5
9 6 (2.47%) Entity Framework
10 5 (2.06%) ADO.NET
10 5 (2.06%) MDX
10 5 (2.06%) WCF
10 5 (2.06%) WPF
11 4 (1.65%) ASP.NET Web Forms
12 3 (1.23%) HTML5
12 3 (1.23%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 52 (21.40%) Clustering
2 19 (7.82%) Computer Science
3 18 (7.41%) Management Information System
4 17 (7.00%) Analytical Skills
5 9 (3.70%) CMDB
6 8 (3.29%) Replication
7 7 (2.88%) CESG
8 6 (2.47%) Mainframe
8 6 (2.47%) N-Tier
9 5 (2.06%) Private Cloud
10 4 (1.65%) Data Centre
11 3 (1.23%) Fat Client
11 3 (1.23%) Mobile App
11 3 (1.23%) Thin Client
11 3 (1.23%) Virtual Team
12 2 (0.82%) Blackberry
12 2 (0.82%) Digital Media
12 2 (0.82%) PKI
12 2 (0.82%) Public Cloud
13 1 (0.41%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 151 (62.14%) Windows
2 103 (42.39%) Windows Server
3 53 (21.81%) Unix
4 52 (21.40%) Linux
5 30 (12.35%) Windows Server 2008
6 25 (10.29%) Windows Server 2012
7 23 (9.47%) Windows Server 2003
8 12 (4.94%) Android
8 12 (4.94%) Apple iOS
9 9 (3.70%) Windows Phone
10 4 (1.65%) Windows 7
11 2 (0.82%) CentOS
11 2 (0.82%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 2 (0.82%) Solaris
11 2 (0.82%) Windows Phone 8
12 1 (0.41%) AIX
12 1 (0.41%) HPUX
12 1 (0.41%) Windows 8
12 1 (0.41%) Windows XP
12 1 (0.41%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 108 (44.44%) ITIL
2 45 (18.52%) Incident Management
3 33 (13.58%) Mentoring
4 31 (12.76%) High Availability
5 30 (12.35%) Configuration Management
6 25 (10.29%) Root Cause Analysis
6 25 (10.29%) Server Monitoring
7 23 (9.47%) Application Packaging
7 23 (9.47%) Change Management
8 21 (8.64%) Problem Management
8 21 (8.64%) Service Delivery
9 20 (8.23%) Performance Tuning
10 19 (7.82%) Disaster Recovery
10 19 (7.82%) ITIL V3
11 18 (7.41%) Content Management
11 18 (7.41%) Load Balancing
12 17 (7.00%) Business Intelligence
13 14 (5.76%) Capacity Management
13 14 (5.76%) Server Building
14 13 (5.35%) MVC
Programming Languages
1 164 (67.49%) SQL
2 60 (24.69%) VB
3 48 (19.75%) Shell Script
4 47 (19.34%) Perl
5 38 (15.64%) C#
5 38 (15.64%) PowerShell
6 28 (11.52%) T-SQL
7 21 (8.64%) VBScript
8 15 (6.17%) VB.NET
9 13 (5.35%) Java
9 13 (5.35%) JavaScript
10 6 (2.47%) PHP
11 5 (2.06%) PL/SQL
11 5 (2.06%) VBA
12 3 (1.23%) C
13 2 (0.82%) C++
13 2 (0.82%) Jython
13 2 (0.82%) Python
13 2 (0.82%) Ruby
13 2 (0.82%) Scala
Qualifications
1 143 (58.85%) Security Cleared
2 130 (53.50%) SC Cleared
3 68 (27.98%) Microsoft Certification
4 40 (16.46%) BPSS Clearance
5 39 (16.05%) Degree
6 22 (9.05%) AAT
7 18 (7.41%) MCSE
8 14 (5.76%) MCTS
9 11 (4.53%) Oracle Certification
10 10 (4.12%) OCP
11 8 (3.29%) MCITP
11 8 (3.29%) MCP
12 6 (2.47%) MCDBA
12 6 (2.47%) MCSA
12 6 (2.47%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
13 2 (0.82%) ISEB
14 1 (0.41%) Citrix Certification
14 1 (0.41%) DV Cleared
14 1 (0.41%) ISTQB
14 1 (0.41%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 41 (16.87%) SLA
2 7 (2.88%) Disclosure Scotland
3 6 (2.47%) ISO 9001
4 1 (0.41%) Data Quality
System Software
1 85 (34.98%) Active Directory
2 55 (22.63%) VMware Infrastructure
3 25 (10.29%) Microsoft App-V
4 24 (9.88%) Terminal Services
5 13 (5.35%) Hyper-V
5 13 (5.35%) Microsoft Virtual Server
5 13 (5.35%) Virtual Servers
6 10 (4.12%) Oracle RAC
7 9 (3.70%) vSphere
8 7 (2.88%) Firmware
8 7 (2.88%) Veritas Volume Manager
8 7 (2.88%) XenApp
9 2 (0.82%) VirtualBox
9 2 (0.82%) Xen
10 1 (0.41%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 47 (19.34%) MOM
1 47 (19.34%) Tivoli
2 44 (18.11%) HP SiteScope
3 38 (15.64%) Microsoft Clustering
4 28 (11.52%) Perfmon
5 21 (8.64%) OpenView Configuration Management
6 20 (8.23%) OpenView
7 14 (5.76%) HP SIM
8 10 (4.12%) Oracle RMAN
9 7 (2.88%) NetBackup
10 6 (2.47%) AirWatch
11 4 (1.65%) SCCM
11 4 (1.65%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
11 4 (1.65%) WSUS
11 4 (1.65%) XenMobile
12 3 (1.23%) Opscode Chef
12 3 (1.23%) Puppet
13 2 (0.82%) Ansible
13 2 (0.82%) Nagios
13 2 (0.82%) SAP Afaria
Vendors
1 119 (48.97%) Microsoft
2 106 (43.62%) HP
3 101 (41.56%) Oracle
4 74 (30.45%) VMware
5 57 (23.46%) Citrix
6 47 (19.34%) ServiceNow
7 46 (18.93%) CA
8 45 (18.52%) BMC
9 21 (8.64%) Lotus
10 9 (3.70%) Apple
10 9 (3.70%) Siemens
11 7 (2.88%) Veritas
12 6 (2.47%) Meridio
12 6 (2.47%) Xamarin
13 5 (2.06%) AppSense
13 5 (2.06%) Informatica
13 5 (2.06%) Samsung
14 4 (1.65%) LexisNexis
15 3 (1.23%) Red Hat
15 3 (1.23%) SAP
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