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 31 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
31 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft SQL Server (MS SQL)
Rank 18 10 19
Rank change year-on-year
-8 +9
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 40 66 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Tyne and Wear 8.64% 14.16% 7.18%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 35.09% 43.42% 29.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 33 50 8
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£295 £242 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+21.90% -30.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £253 £195 £218
10% offered a daily rate of more than £365 £375 £416
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.61% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £26.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £30.25 £28.00
% change year-on-year
+15.70% +8.03%
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
114 152 48
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Tyne and Wear 24.62% 32.62% 24.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 78 107 25
Average daily rate £300 £275 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.09% -31.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £195 £223
10% offered a daily rate of more than £451 £440 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £330
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 1
Average hourly rate - £170.00 £26.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +553.84%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £34.00 £35.00 £28.00
% change year-on-year
-2.85% +25.00%

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 31 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 31 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 -17 22 £275 +12.70% 30
Sunderland +6 15 £295 - 2
Wallsend - - - -
North Tyneside - - - -
Blaydon - - - -
North Shields - - - - 2
South Shields - - - -
Gateshead - - - - 2
SQL Server
North East

SQL Server
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Tyne and Wear

For the 6 months to 31 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 44 (50.00%) .NET
2 40 (45.45%) Microsoft
3 30 (34.09%) Windows
4 28 (31.82%) C#
5 27 (30.68%) Security Cleared
6 26 (29.55%) ASP.NET
7 25 (28.41%) SQL
7 25 (28.41%) Manufacturing
7 25 (28.41%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 24 (27.27%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 21 (23.86%) Visual Studio
10 19 (21.59%) VB
11 18 (20.45%) Oracle
11 18 (20.45%) SQL Server 2000
11 18 (20.45%) SQL Server 2012
12 16 (18.18%) Agile Software Development
12 16 (18.18%) VB.NET
12 16 (18.18%) Web Services
12 16 (18.18%) ITIL
12 16 (18.18%) MS Excel
13 15 (17.05%) SQL Server 2008
14 14 (15.91%) Finance
14 14 (15.91%) IBM
14 14 (15.91%) Active Directory
15 13 (14.77%) FTP
15 13 (14.77%) Java
15 13 (14.77%) VB6
15 13 (14.77%) Team Foundation Server
15 13 (14.77%) SQL Server 2005
16 12 (13.64%) jQuery

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

For the 6 months to 31 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 10 (11.36%) SharePoint
2 8 (9.09%) JBoss
3 7 (7.95%) MS Exchange
4 3 (3.41%) IBM Notes
4 3 (3.41%) Apache
4 3 (3.41%) IIS
5 1 (1.14%) SAS
5 1 (1.14%) BizTalk Server
5 1 (1.14%) CMS
5 1 (1.14%) Umbraco
5 1 (1.14%) Node.js
5 1 (1.14%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 16 (18.18%) MS Excel
2 8 (9.09%) MS Office
3 1 (1.14%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 2 (2.27%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (1.14%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.14%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 13 (14.77%) FTP
2 7 (7.95%) DNS
2 7 (7.95%) SAN
2 7 (7.95%) DHCP
3 1 (1.14%) LDAP
3 1 (1.14%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 25 (28.41%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 24 (27.27%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 18 (20.45%) SQL Server 2000
3 18 (20.45%) SQL Server 2012
4 15 (17.05%) SQL Server 2008
5 13 (14.77%) SQL Server 2005
6 9 (10.23%) RDBMS
6 9 (10.23%) Relational Database
7 6 (6.82%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 6 (6.82%) Microsoft Analysis Services
8 4 (4.55%) Oracle Reports
9 2 (2.27%) QlikView
10 1 (1.14%) Base SAS
10 1 (1.14%) SAS Enterprise Guide
10 1 (1.14%) SAS Data Integration Studio
10 1 (1.14%) Cognos Report Studio
10 1 (1.14%) Cognos Framework Manager
10 1 (1.14%) Data Warehouse
10 1 (1.14%) Crystal Reports
10 1 (1.14%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 21 (23.86%) Visual Studio
2 13 (14.77%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 25 (28.41%) Manufacturing
2 14 (15.91%) Finance
3 1 (1.14%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 39 (44.32%) Developer
2 20 (22.73%) .NET Developer
3 15 (17.05%) Programmer
4 13 (14.77%) VB Programmer
5 7 (7.95%) Support Engineer
5 7 (7.95%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 5 (5.68%) IT Support Engineer
6 5 (5.68%) Administrator
6 5 (5.68%) IT Support
7 4 (4.55%) VB.NET Developer
7 4 (4.55%) ASP.NET Developer
7 4 (4.55%) Systems Administrator
7 4 (4.55%) Project Manager
8 3 (3.41%) C# Developer
8 3 (3.41%) SQL Developer
8 3 (3.41%) Business Intelligence Developer
8 3 (3.41%) C# .NET Developer
9 2 (2.27%) Java Programmer
9 2 (2.27%) Software Project Manager
9 2 (2.27%) Software Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 44 (50.00%) .NET
2 26 (29.55%) ASP.NET
3 16 (18.18%) Web Services
4 12 (13.64%) jQuery
5 8 (9.09%) HTML
5 8 (9.09%) SOAP
5 8 (9.09%) J2EE
5 8 (9.09%) JPA
6 7 (7.95%) CSS
6 7 (7.95%) .NET Framework
7 6 (6.82%) MDX
7 6 (6.82%) Entity Framework
8 5 (5.68%) ASP.NET MVC
8 5 (5.68%) Ajax
8 5 (5.68%) XML
9 4 (4.55%) Java SE
9 4 (4.55%) Java EE
9 4 (4.55%) Java EE 5
9 4 (4.55%) KnockoutJS
10 3 (3.41%) FusionCharts
Miscellaneous
1 12 (13.64%) Clustering
2 9 (10.23%) N-Tier
3 8 (9.09%) Private Cloud
4 4 (4.55%) Mobile App
4 4 (4.55%) NHS
4 4 (4.55%) Mainframe
5 3 (3.41%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (1.14%) Client/Server
6 1 (1.14%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 30 (34.09%) Windows
2 12 (13.64%) Windows Server 2003
2 12 (13.64%) Windows Server 2008
3 8 (9.09%) UNIX
3 8 (9.09%) Linux
4 7 (7.95%) Solaris
5 5 (5.68%) Windows Server 2012
6 4 (4.55%) VME
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (18.18%) ITIL
1 16 (18.18%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (13.64%) Business Intelligence
3 9 (10.23%) Data Management
3 9 (10.23%) Mentoring
3 9 (10.23%) Integration Testing
3 9 (10.23%) Test Scripting
4 8 (9.09%) Service Delivery
5 7 (7.95%) MVC
5 7 (7.95%) Software Delivery
5 7 (7.95%) Web Design
6 6 (6.82%) Change Management
7 4 (4.55%) Web Application Development
8 3 (3.41%) Project Management
8 3 (3.41%) PRINCE2
8 3 (3.41%) CRM
9 2 (2.27%) ETL
9 2 (2.27%) Migration
9 2 (2.27%) Scrum
9 2 (2.27%) Network Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 28 (31.82%) C#
2 25 (28.41%) SQL
3 19 (21.59%) VB
4 16 (18.18%) VB.NET
5 13 (14.77%) VB6
5 13 (14.77%) Java
6 12 (13.64%) JavaScript
7 8 (9.09%) VBScript
7 8 (9.09%) VBA
8 6 (6.82%) T-SQL
9 5 (5.68%) PowerShell
10 4 (4.55%) COBOL
11 3 (3.41%) TypeScript
12 1 (1.14%) C
Qualifications
1 27 (30.68%) Security Cleared
2 10 (11.36%) DV Cleared
2 10 (11.36%) SC Cleared
3 7 (7.95%) Microsoft Certification
4 5 (5.68%) MCSE
4 5 (5.68%) MCSA
5 4 (4.55%) OCP
5 4 (4.55%) OCA
5 4 (4.55%) Oracle Certification
5 4 (4.55%) OCAJ
6 1 (1.14%) Degree
6 1 (1.14%) BC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.27%) Data Quality
System Software
1 14 (15.91%) Active Directory
2 9 (10.23%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (5.68%) Hyper-V
4 3 (3.41%) Terminal Services
5 2 (2.27%) VMware ESX
5 2 (2.27%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 12 (13.64%) OpenView Configuration Management
2 4 (4.55%) HP SIM
3 3 (3.41%) OpenView
4 2 (2.27%) SolarWinds Orion
5 1 (1.14%) Tivoli
5 1 (1.14%) SCOM
Vendors
1 40 (45.45%) Microsoft
2 18 (20.45%) Oracle
3 14 (15.91%) IBM
4 12 (13.64%) HP
5 11 (12.50%) VMware
6 7 (7.95%) Cisco
7 5 (5.68%) CA
8 4 (4.55%) EnterpriseDB
9 3 (3.41%) SolarWinds
9 3 (3.41%) Lotus
9 3 (3.41%) Citrix
10 1 (1.14%) SAP
10 1 (1.14%) Cognos
Sunderland, Tyne and Wear
Lorien Resourcing
Rate: £300 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Newcastle upon Tyne
Progressive Recruitment
Rate: £200 - £300 per annum + competitive
Posted: 8 days ago
Newcastle upon Tyne
Progressive Recruitment
Rate: £200 - £270 per annum + competitive
Posted: 14 days ago