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 30 July 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
30 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft SQL Server (MS SQL)
Rank 18 33 19
Rank change year-on-year
+15 -14
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 152 38 28
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Tyne and Wear 12.06% 5.26% 7.63%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 53.71% 23.60% 35.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 101 18 18
Median daily rate £310 £288 £318
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.82% -9.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £251 £110
10% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £447 £378
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £340 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 19 1 1
Median hourly rate £32.66 £32.50 £32.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+0.47% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.50 £22.50 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+44.44% -
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
283 161 79
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Tyne and Wear 22.46% 22.30% 21.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 182 105 59
Median daily rate £330 £445 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-25.84% +31.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £288 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £675 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.44% +3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 28 2 1
Median hourly rate £28.50 £27.00 £32.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.55% -16.92%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.50 £28.06 £28.50
% change year-on-year
+1.55% -1.53%

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 30 July 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 30 July 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 30 July 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 +29 144 £310 -6.76% 17
Sunderland -8 5 £288 +4.54% 2
North Tyneside - 1 £338 -
SQL Server
North East

SQL Server
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Tyne and Wear

For the 6 months to 30 July 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.

1 169 (65.25%) SQL
2 142 (54.83%) Security Cleared
3 141 (54.44%) Windows
4 129 (49.81%) SC Cleared
5 124 (47.88%) Microsoft
6 107 (41.31%) Oracle
7 102 (39.38%) ITIL
8 99 (38.22%) HP
9 94 (36.29%) Windows Server
10 85 (32.82%) Active Directory
11 76 (29.34%) MS Excel
12 71 (27.41%) VMware
13 68 (26.25%) Microsoft Certification
14 59 (22.78%) VB
15 57 (22.01%) Citrix
16 55 (21.24%) .NET
17 53 (20.46%) VMware Infrastructure
18 51 (19.69%) Clustering
19 49 (18.92%) DNS
20 48 (18.53%) TCP/IP
20 48 (18.53%) C#
20 48 (18.53%) Unix
21 47 (18.15%) Linux
22 46 (17.76%) SQL Server 2008
22 46 (17.76%) ServiceNow
23 44 (16.99%) Degree
23 44 (16.99%) DB2
23 44 (16.99%) Incident Management
24 42 (16.22%) Perl
24 42 (16.22%) CA

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 40 (15.44%) IIS
2 21 (8.11%) IBM Notes
3 20 (7.72%) Apache
4 17 (6.56%) MS Exchange
5 14 (5.41%) Exchange Server 2010
5 14 (5.41%) Exchange Server 2013
5 14 (5.41%) SharePoint
6 7 (2.70%) OpenStack
7 5 (1.93%) CMS
8 2 (0.77%) Office Communications Server
8 2 (0.77%) Oracle Workflow
8 2 (0.77%) SharePoint 2010
8 2 (0.77%) SharePoint 2013
8 2 (0.77%) SharePoint Server
8 2 (0.77%) Skype for Business
8 2 (0.77%) Umbraco
9 1 (0.39%) MQSeries
9 1 (0.39%) SAS
9 1 (0.39%) Sitecore CMS
9 1 (0.39%) WebSphere
Applications
1 76 (29.34%) MS Excel
2 21 (8.11%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 4 (1.54%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (1.16%) Visualfiles
Cloud Services
1 15 (5.79%) Office 365
2 5 (1.93%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 49 (18.92%) DNS
2 48 (18.53%) TCP/IP
3 39 (15.06%) Firewall
3 39 (15.06%) SAN
4 36 (13.90%) DHCP
5 8 (3.09%) Internet
6 7 (2.70%) VPN
7 3 (1.16%) 3G
7 3 (1.16%) Wi-Fi
8 2 (0.77%) Network Security
8 2 (0.77%) Skype
9 1 (0.39%) HTTP
9 1 (0.39%) HTTPS
9 1 (0.39%) IP Telephony
9 1 (0.39%) Kerberos
9 1 (0.39%) PBX
9 1 (0.39%) SSL
9 1 (0.39%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 46 (17.76%) SQL Server 2008
2 44 (16.99%) DB2
3 39 (15.06%) Relational Database
4 35 (13.51%) SQL Server 2012
5 33 (12.74%) RDBMS
6 29 (11.20%) SQL Server 2005
7 25 (9.65%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 21 (8.11%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 17 (6.56%) Oracle Database
10 11 (4.25%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 8 (3.09%) Business Intelligence Development Studio
11 8 (3.09%) SQL Server 2000
12 7 (2.70%) Data Warehouse
12 7 (2.70%) MySQL
13 6 (2.32%) BusinessObjects
14 5 (1.93%) Oracle Database 11g
15 4 (1.54%) Microsoft Analysis Services
16 2 (0.77%) SQL Server 2014
17 1 (0.39%) Power BI
17 1 (0.39%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 21 (8.11%) MSI
2 19 (7.34%) Visual Studio
3 18 (6.95%) Team Foundation Server
4 8 (3.09%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
5 4 (1.54%) ERwin
6 2 (0.77%) Git (software)
6 2 (0.77%) TeamCity
7 1 (0.39%) Bower
7 1 (0.39%) Grunt
7 1 (0.39%) JIRA
7 1 (0.39%) JUnit
7 1 (0.39%) MSTest
7 1 (0.39%) NMock
7 1 (0.39%) NuGet
7 1 (0.39%) Octopus Deploy
7 1 (0.39%) StarTeam
7 1 (0.39%) WiX
General
1 22 (8.49%) Finance
2 20 (7.72%) Manufacturing
3 6 (2.32%) Advertising
4 3 (1.16%) Law
5 2 (0.77%) Marketing
5 2 (0.77%) Retail
6 1 (0.39%) Banking
Job Titles
1 75 (28.96%) Developer
2 30 (11.58%) .NET Developer
3 29 (11.20%) DBA
4 19 (7.34%) Support Engineer
5 18 (6.95%) SQL DBA
6 15 (5.79%) C# Developer
7 13 (5.02%) Java Developer
7 13 (5.02%) SQL Developer
7 13 (5.02%) Wintel Support
8 11 (4.25%) Technical Leader
8 11 (4.25%) VB.NET Developer
8 11 (4.25%) Wintel Engineer
9 10 (3.86%) Consultant
9 10 (3.86%) Oracle DBA
10 9 (3.47%) Office 365 Engineer
10 9 (3.47%) Server Support
11 8 (3.09%) C# .NET Developer
11 8 (3.09%) Mobility Engineer
12 7 (2.70%) Subject Matter Expert
12 7 (2.70%) Xamarin Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 55 (21.24%) .NET
2 35 (13.51%) ASP.NET
3 26 (10.04%) Web Services
4 21 (8.11%) Middleware
5 19 (7.34%) CSS
5 19 (7.34%) HTML
5 19 (7.34%) XML
6 16 (6.18%) .NET Framework
7 13 (5.02%) ASP.NET MVC
7 13 (5.02%) jQuery
8 11 (4.25%) ASP.NET Web API
9 8 (3.09%) ASP.NET MVC 5
9 8 (3.09%) MDX
10 7 (2.70%) ADO.NET
10 7 (2.70%) Entity Framework
10 7 (2.70%) HTML5
10 7 (2.70%) Java EE
10 7 (2.70%) Java EE 5
10 7 (2.70%) Java SE
11 5 (1.93%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 51 (19.69%) Clustering
2 19 (7.34%) Analytical Skills
2 19 (7.34%) Computer Science
3 18 (6.95%) Management Information System
4 11 (4.25%) Mobile App
5 9 (3.47%) CMDB
6 8 (3.09%) Replication
7 7 (2.70%) CESG
8 6 (2.32%) Mainframe
8 6 (2.32%) N-Tier
9 5 (1.93%) Private Cloud
10 4 (1.54%) Data Centre
11 3 (1.16%) Fat Client
11 3 (1.16%) Thin Client
11 3 (1.16%) Virtual Team
12 2 (0.77%) Blackberry
12 2 (0.77%) Digital Media
12 2 (0.77%) PKI
13 1 (0.39%) User Experience
13 1 (0.39%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 141 (54.44%) Windows
2 94 (36.29%) Windows Server
3 48 (18.53%) Unix
4 47 (18.15%) Linux
5 27 (10.42%) Windows Server 2008
6 23 (8.88%) Windows Server 2012
7 20 (7.72%) Windows Server 2003
8 12 (4.63%) Android
8 12 (4.63%) Apple iOS
9 9 (3.47%) Windows Phone
10 4 (1.54%) Windows 7
11 3 (1.16%) Mac OS X
12 2 (0.77%) Solaris
12 2 (0.77%) Windows Phone 8
13 1 (0.39%) AIX
13 1 (0.39%) HPUX
13 1 (0.39%) Windows 8
13 1 (0.39%) Windows XP
13 1 (0.39%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 102 (39.38%) ITIL
2 44 (16.99%) Incident Management
3 36 (13.90%) Mentoring
4 31 (11.97%) High Availability
5 30 (11.58%) Configuration Management
6 29 (11.20%) Agile Software Development
7 25 (9.65%) Root Cause Analysis
8 23 (8.88%) Application Packaging
8 23 (8.88%) Change Management
8 23 (8.88%) Server Monitoring
9 21 (8.11%) Problem Management
9 21 (8.11%) Service Delivery
10 20 (7.72%) Business Intelligence
10 20 (7.72%) Performance Tuning
11 19 (7.34%) Disaster Recovery
11 19 (7.34%) Integration Testing
11 19 (7.34%) ITIL V3
12 18 (6.95%) Content Management
12 18 (6.95%) Load Balancing
13 17 (6.56%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 169 (65.25%) SQL
2 59 (22.78%) VB
3 48 (18.53%) C#
4 42 (16.22%) Perl
4 42 (16.22%) Shell Script
5 41 (15.83%) PowerShell
6 36 (13.90%) T-SQL
7 24 (9.27%) Java
8 21 (8.11%) JavaScript
8 21 (8.11%) VBScript
9 17 (6.56%) VB.NET
10 6 (2.32%) VBA
11 5 (1.93%) PL/SQL
12 4 (1.54%) FQL
12 4 (1.54%) PHP
13 3 (1.16%) C
14 2 (0.77%) C++
14 2 (0.77%) Scala
14 2 (0.77%) VB6
14 2 (0.77%) XAML
Qualifications
1 142 (54.83%) Security Cleared
2 129 (49.81%) SC Cleared
3 68 (26.25%) Microsoft Certification
4 44 (16.99%) Degree
5 40 (15.44%) BPSS Clearance
6 22 (8.49%) AAT
7 19 (7.34%) Oracle Certification
8 18 (6.95%) MCSE
9 17 (6.56%) OCP
10 14 (5.41%) MCTS
11 8 (3.09%) MCITP
11 8 (3.09%) MCP
12 7 (2.70%) OCA
12 7 (2.70%) OCAJ
13 6 (2.32%) MCDBA
13 6 (2.32%) MCSA
13 6 (2.32%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
14 2 (0.77%) ISEB
15 1 (0.39%) Citrix Certification
15 1 (0.39%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 39 (15.06%) SLA
2 7 (2.70%) Disclosure Scotland
3 6 (2.32%) ISO 9001
4 1 (0.39%) Data Quality
4 1 (0.39%) HL7
System Software
1 85 (32.82%) Active Directory
2 53 (20.46%) VMware Infrastructure
3 25 (9.65%) Microsoft App-V
4 24 (9.27%) Terminal Services
5 13 (5.02%) Microsoft Virtual Server
5 13 (5.02%) Virtual Servers
6 12 (4.63%) Hyper-V
7 10 (3.86%) Oracle RAC
8 9 (3.47%) vSphere
9 7 (2.70%) Firmware
9 7 (2.70%) Veritas Volume Manager
9 7 (2.70%) XenApp
10 1 (0.39%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 41 (15.83%) MOM
1 41 (15.83%) Tivoli
2 38 (14.67%) HP SiteScope
3 37 (14.29%) Microsoft Clustering
4 28 (10.81%) Perfmon
5 21 (8.11%) OpenView Configuration Management
6 20 (7.72%) OpenView
7 14 (5.41%) HP SIM
8 10 (3.86%) Oracle RMAN
9 7 (2.70%) NetBackup
10 6 (2.32%) AirWatch
11 4 (1.54%) SCCM
11 4 (1.54%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
11 4 (1.54%) XenMobile
12 3 (1.16%) WSUS
13 2 (0.77%) SAP Afaria
14 1 (0.39%) Unicenter
Vendors
1 124 (47.88%) Microsoft
2 107 (41.31%) Oracle
3 99 (38.22%) HP
4 71 (27.41%) VMware
5 57 (22.01%) Citrix
6 46 (17.76%) ServiceNow
7 42 (16.22%) CA
8 41 (15.83%) BMC
9 21 (8.11%) Lotus
10 9 (3.47%) Apple
10 9 (3.47%) Siemens
11 8 (3.09%) Xamarin
12 7 (2.70%) Veritas
13 6 (2.32%) Meridio
14 5 (1.93%) AppSense
14 5 (1.93%) Informatica
14 5 (1.93%) Samsung
15 3 (1.16%) LexisNexis
15 3 (1.16%) Red Hat
15 3 (1.16%) SAP
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