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 28 September 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
28 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft SQL Server (MS SQL)
Rank 17 13 20
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +7
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 121 91 45
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Tyne and Wear 10.08% 10.61% 8.57%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 48.02% 43.75% 32.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 90 59 26
Median daily rate £331 £470 £314
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-29.68% +49.80%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £298 £110
10% offered a daily rate of more than £566 £560 £375
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £330
% change year-on-year
- +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 5
Median hourly rate £42.00 £24.18 £27.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+73.69% -12.07%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £31.76 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+25.94% +41.15%
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
252 208 138
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Tyne and Wear 21.00% 24.24% 26.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 185 140 84
Median daily rate £375 £363 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.44% +3.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £300 £163
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £560 £426
UK excluding London median daily rate £379 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 5 5
Median hourly rate £24.00 £21.50 £20.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+11.62% +6.17%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.40 £16.52 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.00 £34.60 £32.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.32 £33.55 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+8.25% +49.11%

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 28 September 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
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 28 September 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 -3 114 £333 -29.89% 14
Sunderland -4 3 - - 1
Gateshead - 2 - - 4
SQL Server
North East

SQL Server
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Tyne and Wear

For the 6 months to 28 September 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.

1 187 (63.18%) SQL
1 187 (63.18%) Windows
2 178 (60.14%) Security Cleared
3 169 (57.09%) Microsoft
4 154 (52.03%) SC Cleared
5 130 (43.92%) ITIL
6 122 (41.22%) Windows Server
7 121 (40.88%) HP
8 116 (39.19%) Active Directory
9 95 (32.09%) Oracle
10 91 (30.74%) VMware
11 88 (29.73%) MS Excel
12 79 (26.69%) Microsoft Certification
13 72 (24.32%) VB
14 71 (23.99%) Linux
15 70 (23.65%) VMware Infrastructure
16 63 (21.28%) Citrix
17 62 (20.95%) TCP/IP
17 62 (20.95%) Clustering
18 61 (20.61%) C#
19 59 (19.93%) DNS
20 55 (18.58%) CA
20 55 (18.58%) .NET
21 54 (18.24%) Shell Script
22 53 (17.91%) Unix
23 52 (17.57%) BMC
23 52 (17.57%) BPSS Clearance
24 51 (17.23%) Perl
25 49 (16.55%) DB2
25 49 (16.55%) Tivoli

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 48 (16.22%) IIS
2 24 (8.11%) Apache
3 21 (7.09%) IBM Notes
4 17 (5.74%) MS Exchange
5 16 (5.41%) SharePoint
6 14 (4.73%) BizTalk Server
6 14 (4.73%) Exchange Server 2010
6 14 (4.73%) Exchange Server 2013
7 12 (4.05%) OpenStack
7 12 (4.05%) WebLogic
8 5 (1.69%) SharePoint Server
9 4 (1.35%) SAS
9 4 (1.35%) Tomcat
10 3 (1.01%) CMS
10 3 (1.01%) Confluence
10 3 (1.01%) SharePoint 2013
10 3 (1.01%) WebSphere
11 2 (0.68%) nginx
11 2 (0.68%) SharePoint 2010
11 2 (0.68%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 88 (29.73%) MS Excel
2 19 (6.42%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 13 (4.39%) Dynamics CRM
2 4 (1.35%) Visualfiles
Cloud Services
1 16 (5.41%) Office 365
2 13 (4.39%) IaaS
2 13 (4.39%) PaaS
2 13 (4.39%) SaaS
3 6 (2.03%) HP Helion
4 4 (1.35%) Amazon AWS
4 4 (1.35%) Microsoft Azure
5 2 (0.68%) Amazon EC2
5 2 (0.68%) DigitalOcean
5 2 (0.68%) GitHub
5 2 (0.68%) Google Analytics
5 2 (0.68%) Google App Engine
5 2 (0.68%) Google Cloud Platform
5 2 (0.68%) Linode
Communications & Networking
1 62 (20.95%) TCP/IP
2 59 (19.93%) DNS
3 48 (16.22%) SAN
4 47 (15.88%) Firewall
5 43 (14.53%) DHCP
6 10 (3.38%) HTTP
6 10 (3.38%) NAS
7 7 (2.36%) HTTPS
7 7 (2.36%) iSCSI
7 7 (2.36%) VPN
8 3 (1.01%) 3G
8 3 (1.01%) Internet
8 3 (1.01%) SNMP
8 3 (1.01%) SSL
8 3 (1.01%) Wi-Fi
9 2 (0.68%) FTP
9 2 (0.68%) IPsec
9 2 (0.68%) Skype
10 1 (0.34%) PBX
10 1 (0.34%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 49 (16.55%) DB2
2 38 (12.84%) SQL Server 2008
3 30 (10.14%) SQL Server 2005
4 29 (9.80%) SQL Server 2012
5 27 (9.12%) Relational Database
5 27 (9.12%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 23 (7.77%) RDBMS
7 17 (5.74%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 13 (4.39%) Oracle Database
9 10 (3.38%) MySQL
10 8 (2.70%) Business Intelligence Development Studio
10 8 (2.70%) OLTP
10 8 (2.70%) SQL Server 2000
11 7 (2.36%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 6 (2.03%) BusinessObjects
13 4 (1.35%) Microsoft Analysis Services
14 3 (1.01%) Data Warehouse
14 3 (1.01%) PostgreSQL
15 2 (0.68%) DataStage
15 2 (0.68%) IBM InfoSphere
Development Applications
1 22 (7.43%) MSI
2 20 (6.76%) Visual Studio
3 10 (3.38%) Team Foundation Server
4 8 (2.70%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
5 6 (2.03%) Git (software)
6 5 (1.69%) Jenkins
7 4 (1.35%) JIRA
7 4 (1.35%) Subversion
8 3 (1.01%) Cucumber
8 3 (1.01%) HP UFT
8 3 (1.01%) JMeter
8 3 (1.01%) LoadRunner
8 3 (1.01%) Selenium
9 2 (0.68%) GitLab
9 2 (0.68%) NMock
9 2 (0.68%) TeamCity
9 2 (0.68%) Travis CI
9 2 (0.68%) Vagrant
9 2 (0.68%) WiX
10 1 (0.34%) StarTeam
General
1 12 (4.05%) Manufacturing
2 8 (2.70%) Finance
3 4 (1.35%) Advertising
3 4 (1.35%) Law
4 2 (0.68%) Retail
5 1 (0.34%) Banking
Job Titles
1 53 (17.91%) Developer
2 36 (12.16%) DBA
3 23 (7.77%) .NET Developer
3 23 (7.77%) SQL DBA
4 22 (7.43%) Support Engineer
5 15 (5.07%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 13 (4.39%) C# Developer
6 13 (4.39%) Wintel Support
7 12 (4.05%) Administrator
7 12 (4.05%) Consultant
7 12 (4.05%) Technical Leader
7 12 (4.05%) Wintel Engineer
8 10 (3.38%) Oracle DBA
9 9 (3.04%) Office 365 Engineer
9 9 (3.04%) Server Support
10 8 (2.70%) Analyst
10 8 (2.70%) Mobility Engineer
10 8 (2.70%) Xamarin Developer
11 7 (2.36%) 3rd Line Support
11 7 (2.36%) Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 55 (18.58%) .NET
2 28 (9.46%) ASP.NET
2 28 (9.46%) Middleware
3 27 (9.12%) XML
4 24 (8.11%) HTML
5 21 (7.09%) Web Services
6 13 (4.39%) .NET Framework
7 11 (3.72%) CSS
8 10 (3.38%) ASP.NET MVC
9 9 (3.04%) jQuery
10 8 (2.70%) ASP.NET Web API
11 7 (2.36%) WCF
12 5 (1.69%) ADO.NET
12 5 (1.69%) ASP.NET MVC 5
12 5 (1.69%) Entity Framework
12 5 (1.69%) MDX
13 4 (1.35%) ASP.NET Web Forms
14 3 (1.01%) AngularJS
14 3 (1.01%) Twitter Bootstrap
14 3 (1.01%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 62 (20.95%) Clustering
2 20 (6.76%) Computer Science
3 18 (6.08%) Management Information System
4 17 (5.74%) Analytical Skills
5 11 (3.72%) Enterprise Software
6 10 (3.38%) Replication
7 9 (3.04%) CMDB
7 9 (3.04%) Data Centre
8 7 (2.36%) CESG
9 6 (2.03%) Mainframe
9 6 (2.03%) N-Tier
10 5 (1.69%) PKI
10 5 (1.69%) Private Cloud
10 5 (1.69%) Public Cloud
11 3 (1.01%) Fat Client
11 3 (1.01%) Mobile App
11 3 (1.01%) Thin Client
11 3 (1.01%) Virtual Team
12 2 (0.68%) Blackberry
12 2 (0.68%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 187 (63.18%) Windows
2 122 (41.22%) Windows Server
3 71 (23.99%) Linux
4 53 (17.91%) Unix
5 34 (11.49%) Windows Server 2008
6 32 (10.81%) Windows Server 2012
7 27 (9.12%) Windows Server 2003
8 12 (4.05%) Android
8 12 (4.05%) Apple iOS
9 10 (3.38%) Windows 7
10 9 (3.04%) Windows Phone
11 7 (2.36%) Windows XP
12 3 (1.01%) Mac OS X
12 3 (1.01%) Solaris
13 2 (0.68%) CentOS
13 2 (0.68%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 2 (0.68%) Windows Phone 8
14 1 (0.34%) AIX
14 1 (0.34%) HPUX
14 1 (0.34%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 130 (43.92%) ITIL
2 47 (15.88%) Incident Management
3 33 (11.15%) Mentoring
4 32 (10.81%) Configuration Management
4 32 (10.81%) High Availability
5 31 (10.47%) Problem Management
6 29 (9.80%) Agile Software Development
7 28 (9.46%) Change Management
8 27 (9.12%) Application Packaging
9 25 (8.45%) Server Monitoring
10 24 (8.11%) CRM
10 24 (8.11%) Root Cause Analysis
11 20 (6.76%) Service Delivery
12 19 (6.42%) Disaster Recovery
12 19 (6.42%) Integration Testing
12 19 (6.42%) Performance Tuning
13 18 (6.08%) Content Management
13 18 (6.08%) ITIL V3
13 18 (6.08%) Load Balancing
14 15 (5.07%) Open Source
Programming Languages
1 187 (63.18%) SQL
2 72 (24.32%) VB
3 61 (20.61%) C#
4 54 (18.24%) Shell Script
5 51 (17.23%) Perl
6 46 (15.54%) PowerShell
7 35 (11.82%) JavaScript
8 32 (10.81%) Java
9 27 (9.12%) T-SQL
10 23 (7.77%) C
11 21 (7.09%) VBScript
12 11 (3.72%) VB.NET
13 9 (3.04%) Python
14 7 (2.36%) Jython
15 5 (1.69%) PHP
15 5 (1.69%) Ruby
15 5 (1.69%) VBA
16 3 (1.01%) C++
17 1 (0.34%) PL/SQL
17 1 (0.34%) VB6
Qualifications
1 178 (60.14%) Security Cleared
2 154 (52.03%) SC Cleared
3 79 (26.69%) Microsoft Certification
4 52 (17.57%) BPSS Clearance
5 39 (13.18%) Degree
6 26 (8.78%) MCSE
7 22 (7.43%) AAT
8 15 (5.07%) MCSA
9 14 (4.73%) MCTS
10 10 (3.38%) OCP
10 10 (3.38%) Oracle Certification
11 8 (2.70%) MCITP
11 8 (2.70%) MCP
12 7 (2.36%) ITIL Certification
13 6 (2.03%) DV Cleared
13 6 (2.03%) MCDBA
13 6 (2.03%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
14 5 (1.69%) PRINCE2 Certification
15 1 (0.34%) Citrix Certification
15 1 (0.34%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 41 (13.85%) SLA
2 11 (3.72%) Disclosure Scotland
3 6 (2.03%) ISO 9001
4 3 (1.01%) QA
System Software
1 116 (39.19%) Active Directory
2 70 (23.65%) VMware Infrastructure
3 31 (10.47%) Microsoft App-V
4 24 (8.11%) Terminal Services
5 16 (5.41%) Hyper-V
5 16 (5.41%) Microsoft Virtual Server
5 16 (5.41%) Virtual Servers
5 16 (5.41%) vSphere
6 10 (3.38%) Oracle RAC
7 8 (2.70%) Veritas Volume Manager
8 7 (2.36%) Firmware
8 7 (2.36%) VMware ESXi
8 7 (2.36%) XenApp
9 5 (1.69%) VMware Workstation
10 4 (1.35%) Xen
11 2 (0.68%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 49 (16.55%) MOM
1 49 (16.55%) Tivoli
2 46 (15.54%) HP SiteScope
3 42 (14.19%) Microsoft Clustering
4 28 (9.46%) Perfmon
5 23 (7.77%) OpenView Configuration Management
6 20 (6.76%) OpenView
7 14 (4.73%) HP SIM
8 10 (3.38%) Oracle RMAN
8 10 (3.38%) Puppet
9 9 (3.04%) WSUS
10 8 (2.70%) NetBackup
11 7 (2.36%) HP Operations Orchestration
12 6 (2.03%) AirWatch
12 6 (2.03%) PowerCLI
12 6 (2.03%) SCCM
13 5 (1.69%) BladeLogic
13 5 (1.69%) SCOrch
14 4 (1.35%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
14 4 (1.35%) XenMobile
Vendors
1 169 (57.09%) Microsoft
2 121 (40.88%) HP
3 95 (32.09%) Oracle
4 91 (30.74%) VMware
5 63 (21.28%) Citrix
6 55 (18.58%) CA
7 52 (17.57%) BMC
8 49 (16.55%) ServiceNow
9 21 (7.09%) Lotus
10 11 (3.72%) AppSense
10 11 (3.72%) Veritas
11 9 (3.04%) Apple
11 9 (3.04%) Siemens
12 8 (2.70%) Dell
12 8 (2.70%) Xamarin
13 6 (2.03%) Meridio
14 5 (1.69%) Samsung
15 4 (1.35%) Google
15 4 (1.35%) LexisNexis
15 4 (1.35%) Sitecore
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