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 1 October 2014 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
1 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft SQL Server (MS SQL)
Rank 27 13 26
Rank change year-on-year
-14 +13
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 38 13 17
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Tyne and Wear 6.80% 7.83% 4.74%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 27.74% 37.14% 28.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 24 9 14
Average daily rate
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£328 £325 £340
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.92% -4.41%
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £325 £325
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 1 2
Average hourly rate £27.50 £12.99 £13.11
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+111.70% -0.91%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £27.50 £30.00 £25.73
% change year-on-year
-8.33% +16.59%
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
137 35 60
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Tyne and Wear 24.51% 21.08% 16.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 88 24 35
Average daily rate £350 £338 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.70% +3.84%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £198 £252 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £463 £340
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £340 £338
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +0.74%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 1 2
Average hourly rate £30.00 £12.99 £13.11
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+130.94% -0.91%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.34 £32.03 £30.70
% change year-on-year
+4.09% +4.32%

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 1 October 2014.

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 1 October 2014.

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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing SQL Server within the Tyne and Wear region over the 3 months to 1 October 2014. 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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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 33 £350 +8.94% 28
Sunderland -3 2 £325 -18.75% 1
Gateshead - - - - 1
SQL Server
North East

SQL Server
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Tyne and Wear

For the 6 months to 1 October 2014, 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 39 (52.00%) Windows
2 36 (48.00%) .NET
3 34 (45.33%) SQL
4 33 (44.00%) Security Cleared
5 29 (38.67%) C#
6 28 (37.33%) Microsoft
7 27 (36.00%) Oracle
8 26 (34.67%) SQL Server 2008
9 24 (32.00%) ASP.NET
10 20 (26.67%) UNIX
11 18 (24.00%) SC Cleared
12 17 (22.67%) VB.NET
12 17 (22.67%) MS Excel
13 15 (20.00%) SQL Server 2005
13 15 (20.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
14 14 (18.67%) Relational Database
14 14 (18.67%) ITIL
14 14 (18.67%) Web Services
14 14 (18.67%) VMware
15 13 (17.33%) Clustering
15 13 (17.33%) RDBMS
15 13 (17.33%) SQL Server 2000
16 12 (16.00%) Configuration Management
16 12 (16.00%) HP
17 11 (14.67%) SharePoint
17 11 (14.67%) VMware Infrastructure
18 10 (13.33%) SQL Server Analysis Services
18 10 (13.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
18 10 (13.33%) DHCP
18 10 (13.33%) DNS

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

For the 6 months to 1 October 2014, 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 11 (14.67%) SharePoint
2 6 (8.00%) BizTalk Server
2 6 (8.00%) IIS
2 6 (8.00%) MQSeries
3 5 (6.67%) Apache
3 5 (6.67%) WebLogic
4 4 (5.33%) Oracle Application Server
4 4 (5.33%) IBM Notes
5 3 (4.00%) WebSphere
6 2 (2.67%) MS Exchange
7 1 (1.33%) SAS
7 1 (1.33%) Tomcat
7 1 (1.33%) Oracle Workflow
7 1 (1.33%) WebLogic Portal
7 1 (1.33%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 17 (22.67%) MS Excel
2 6 (8.00%) MS Office
3 1 (1.33%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 4 (5.33%) Dynamics CRM
Communications & Networking
1 10 (13.33%) DHCP
1 10 (13.33%) DNS
2 8 (10.67%) Firewall
3 7 (9.33%) SAN
4 5 (6.67%) LAN
4 5 (6.67%) WAN
4 5 (6.67%) VPN
5 3 (4.00%) Internet
6 2 (2.67%) Intranet
7 1 (1.33%) HTTP
7 1 (1.33%) LDAP
7 1 (1.33%) Extranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 26 (34.67%) SQL Server 2008
2 15 (20.00%) SQL Server 2005
2 15 (20.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 14 (18.67%) Relational Database
4 13 (17.33%) RDBMS
4 13 (17.33%) SQL Server 2000
5 10 (13.33%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 10 (13.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 8 (10.67%) SQL Server 2012
7 7 (9.33%) Oracle Database
8 6 (8.00%) Oracle Database 11g
8 6 (8.00%) DB2
9 5 (6.67%) Business Intelligence Development Studio
10 4 (5.33%) Microsoft Analysis Services
10 4 (5.33%) DTS
11 2 (2.67%) Data Warehouse
12 1 (1.33%) Data Mining
12 1 (1.33%) IDOL
12 1 (1.33%) Oracle OWB
12 1 (1.33%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 6 (8.00%) JUnit
2 5 (6.67%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
3 3 (4.00%) Visual Studio
4 2 (2.67%) Team Foundation Server
5 1 (1.33%) MSI
General
1 9 (12.00%) Finance
2 8 (10.67%) Manufacturing
3 1 (1.33%) Financial Institution
3 1 (1.33%) Front Office
3 1 (1.33%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 31 (41.33%) Developer
2 10 (13.33%) Support Engineer
2 10 (13.33%) Applications Support
3 9 (12.00%) .NET Developer
4 6 (8.00%) UNIX Engineer
4 6 (8.00%) Programmer
5 5 (6.67%) Server Support
5 5 (6.67%) Analyst
5 5 (6.67%) Scala Developer
5 5 (6.67%) Microsoft Developer
6 3 (4.00%) Wintel Support
6 3 (4.00%) Server Engineer
7 2 (2.67%) Wintel Engineer
7 2 (2.67%) Server Support Engineer
7 2 (2.67%) Applications Support Engineer
7 2 (2.67%) C# Developer
7 2 (2.67%) Data Analyst
7 2 (2.67%) Java Developer
7 2 (2.67%) Applications Support Analyst
7 2 (2.67%) VB.NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 36 (48.00%) .NET
2 24 (32.00%) ASP.NET
3 14 (18.67%) Web Services
4 9 (12.00%) Middleware
5 7 (9.33%) J2EE
5 7 (9.33%) XML
6 6 (8.00%) Play Framework
6 6 (8.00%) JMS
7 4 (5.33%) MDX
7 4 (5.33%) WinForms
7 4 (5.33%) SOAP
7 4 (5.33%) DCOM
7 4 (5.33%) ActiveX
8 3 (4.00%) HTML
8 3 (4.00%) WebSphere MQ
8 3 (4.00%) ASP.NET MVC
8 3 (4.00%) jQuery
8 3 (4.00%) .NET Framework
9 2 (2.67%) Ajax
9 2 (2.67%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 13 (17.33%) Clustering
2 7 (9.33%) Analytical Skills
3 6 (8.00%) Management Information System
3 6 (8.00%) N-Tier
4 5 (6.67%) Thin Client
4 5 (6.67%) Open Source
4 5 (6.67%) Fat Client
5 4 (5.33%) Replication
6 2 (2.67%) Computer Science
6 2 (2.67%) CMDB
7 1 (1.33%) Smartcard
7 1 (1.33%) NHS
7 1 (1.33%) IVR
7 1 (1.33%) RIA
7 1 (1.33%) Web 2.0
7 1 (1.33%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 39 (52.00%) Windows
2 20 (26.67%) UNIX
3 9 (12.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 7 (9.33%) HPUX
4 7 (9.33%) Solaris
4 7 (9.33%) Linux
5 5 (6.67%) AIX
5 5 (6.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 4 (5.33%) Windows Server 2003
7 3 (4.00%) Windows 8
8 2 (2.67%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (18.67%) ITIL
2 12 (16.00%) Configuration Management
3 10 (13.33%) Business Intelligence
4 9 (12.00%) Service Delivery
5 7 (9.33%) Service Management
5 7 (9.33%) Change Management
5 7 (9.33%) Mentoring
5 7 (9.33%) Data Management
5 7 (9.33%) Problem Management
5 7 (9.33%) Agile Software Development
6 6 (8.00%) Software Architecture
6 6 (8.00%) SOA
6 6 (8.00%) CRM
7 5 (6.67%) Coaching
7 5 (6.67%) Web Design
7 5 (6.67%) Performance Testing
7 5 (6.67%) Incident Management
8 4 (5.33%) Knowledge Management
8 4 (5.33%) Integration Testing
8 4 (5.33%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 34 (45.33%) SQL
2 29 (38.67%) C#
3 17 (22.67%) VB.NET
4 10 (13.33%) Java
4 10 (13.33%) VB
5 8 (10.67%) T-SQL
6 7 (9.33%) VBA
7 6 (8.00%) Scala
7 6 (8.00%) VBScript
7 6 (8.00%) JavaScript
7 6 (8.00%) C++
8 4 (5.33%) VB6
8 4 (5.33%) Shell Script
9 3 (4.00%) PL/SQL
9 3 (4.00%) C
10 1 (1.33%) Python
10 1 (1.33%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 33 (44.00%) Security Cleared
2 18 (24.00%) SC Cleared
3 7 (9.33%) DV Cleared
3 7 (9.33%) Degree
4 6 (8.00%) Microsoft Certification
5 3 (4.00%) MCDBA
5 3 (4.00%) MCT
6 1 (1.33%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.67%) SLA
System Software
1 11 (14.67%) VMware Infrastructure
2 7 (9.33%) Active Directory
3 5 (6.67%) VMware ESX
3 5 (6.67%) Oracle RAC
4 4 (5.33%) RHEV
4 4 (5.33%) KVM
4 4 (5.33%) Terminal Services
5 2 (2.67%) Hyper-V
6 1 (1.33%) Microsoft App-V
6 1 (1.33%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 7 (9.33%) OpenView Configuration Management
2 3 (4.00%) OpenView
2 3 (4.00%) HP SIM
3 1 (1.33%) CA SiteMinder
Vendors
1 28 (37.33%) Microsoft
2 27 (36.00%) Oracle
3 14 (18.67%) VMware
4 12 (16.00%) HP
5 9 (12.00%) Citrix
6 6 (8.00%) Red Hat
7 5 (6.67%) Veritas
8 4 (5.33%) Cisco
8 4 (5.33%) Lotus
9 2 (2.67%) CA
10 1 (1.33%) Cognos
10 1 (1.33%) SAP
10 1 (1.33%) Business Objects
10 1 (1.33%) Informatica
10 1 (1.33%) Genesys
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