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 22 May 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
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft SQL Server (MS SQL)
Rank 24 16 12
Rank change year-on-year
-8 -4
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 38 41 17
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Tyne and Wear 6.25% 8.69% 9.39%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 22.09% 35.04% 40.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 27 31 10
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£288 £265 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.49% -18.46%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £200 £221
10% offered a daily rate of more than £319 £375 £401
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.84% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 1
Average hourly rate £15.68 - £13.11
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.25 £29.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-26.72% +16.00%
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
172 117 42
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Tyne and Wear 28.29% 24.79% 23.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 117 79 26
Average daily rate £375 £300 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+25.00% -25.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £200 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £465 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 1
Average hourly rate £15.68 - £13.11
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.33 £34.75 £28.25
% change year-on-year
-27.10% +23.00%

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 22 May 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 22 May 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
Sunderland +4 18 £288 - 1
Newcastle upon Tyne -25 17 £283 +6.60% 26
SQL Server
North East

SQL Server
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Tyne and Wear

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 39 (57.35%) Microsoft
2 36 (52.94%) .NET
3 31 (45.59%) Manufacturing
4 29 (42.65%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 24 (35.29%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 24 (35.29%) IBM
6 23 (33.82%) SQL Server 2000
6 23 (33.82%) Visual Studio
6 23 (33.82%) SQL Server 2012
7 21 (30.88%) FTP
7 21 (30.88%) VB
7 21 (30.88%) VB6
8 15 (22.06%) Finance
9 14 (20.59%) Windows
10 13 (19.12%) C#
10 13 (19.12%) Active Directory
11 12 (17.65%) Security Cleared
12 11 (16.18%) Java
12 11 (16.18%) Oracle
12 11 (16.18%) ITIL
13 10 (14.71%) SQL
13 10 (14.71%) Windows Server 2003
14 9 (13.24%) OpenView Configuration Management
14 9 (13.24%) SharePoint
14 9 (13.24%) ASP.NET
14 9 (13.24%) Agile Software Development
15 8 (11.76%) MS Excel
15 8 (11.76%) MS Exchange
15 8 (11.76%) SAN
16 7 (10.29%) UNIX

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

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 9 (13.24%) SharePoint
2 8 (11.76%) MS Exchange
3 3 (4.41%) JBoss
4 1 (1.47%) IIS
4 1 (1.47%) SAS
4 1 (1.47%) BizTalk Server
4 1 (1.47%) Umbraco
4 1 (1.47%) Exchange Server 2007
4 1 (1.47%) CMS
4 1 (1.47%) Office Communications Server
4 1 (1.47%) Node.js
4 1 (1.47%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 8 (11.76%) MS Excel
2 3 (4.41%) Spreadsheet
3 1 (1.47%) MS Project
3 1 (1.47%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (2.94%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (1.47%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.47%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 21 (30.88%) FTP
2 8 (11.76%) SAN
3 2 (2.94%) DHCP
3 2 (2.94%) DNS
4 1 (1.47%) Internet
4 1 (1.47%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 29 (42.65%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 24 (35.29%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 23 (33.82%) SQL Server 2000
3 23 (33.82%) SQL Server 2012
4 5 (7.35%) Oracle Reports
4 5 (7.35%) RDBMS
4 5 (7.35%) Relational Database
5 3 (4.41%) SQL Server 2005
5 3 (4.41%) Cognos Report Studio
5 3 (4.41%) Cognos Framework Manager
6 2 (2.94%) OLAP Cube
6 2 (2.94%) Cognos Transformer
6 2 (2.94%) SQL Server 2008
6 2 (2.94%) QlikView
6 2 (2.94%) OLAP
7 1 (1.47%) Crystal Reports
7 1 (1.47%) Base SAS
7 1 (1.47%) SAS Enterprise Guide
7 1 (1.47%) MongoDB
7 1 (1.47%) SAS Data Integration Studio
Development Applications
1 23 (33.82%) Visual Studio
2 5 (7.35%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 31 (45.59%) Manufacturing
2 15 (22.06%) Finance
3 1 (1.47%) Retail
Job Titles
1 23 (33.82%) Programmer
2 22 (32.35%) Developer
3 21 (30.88%) VB Programmer
4 11 (16.18%) .NET Developer
5 7 (10.29%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 5 (7.35%) Project Manager
7 4 (5.88%) Support Engineer
8 3 (4.41%) Analyst
8 3 (4.41%) Cognos Developer
8 3 (4.41%) Report Developer
8 3 (4.41%) Java Developer
8 3 (4.41%) C# Developer
8 3 (4.41%) VB.NET Developer
8 3 (4.41%) ASP.NET Developer
8 3 (4.41%) Support Analyst
8 3 (4.41%) C# .NET Developer
9 2 (2.94%) Junior
9 2 (2.94%) Development Manager
9 2 (2.94%) Software Development Manager
9 2 (2.94%) Junior Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 36 (52.94%) .NET
2 9 (13.24%) ASP.NET
3 7 (10.29%) jQuery
4 6 (8.82%) .NET Framework
5 5 (7.35%) Web Services
5 5 (7.35%) Entity Framework
5 5 (7.35%) KnockoutJS
5 5 (7.35%) ASP.NET MVC
6 4 (5.88%) Java EE 5
6 4 (5.88%) Java SE
6 4 (5.88%) Java EE
6 4 (5.88%) CSS
6 4 (5.88%) HTML
7 3 (4.41%) SOAP
7 3 (4.41%) J2EE
7 3 (4.41%) JPA
8 2 (2.94%) CSS3
8 2 (2.94%) Highcharts JS
8 2 (2.94%) AngularJS
8 2 (2.94%) ASP.NET MVC 4
Miscellaneous
1 5 (7.35%) Mainframe
2 4 (5.88%) Mobile App
2 4 (5.88%) Clustering
3 3 (4.41%) Private Cloud
4 2 (2.94%) NHS
5 1 (1.47%) Client/Server
5 1 (1.47%) Inversion of Control
Operating Systems
1 14 (20.59%) Windows
2 10 (14.71%) Windows Server 2003
3 7 (10.29%) UNIX
3 7 (10.29%) Solaris
4 4 (5.88%) Windows Server 2008
5 3 (4.41%) Linux
6 2 (2.94%) VME
7 1 (1.47%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (16.18%) ITIL
2 9 (13.24%) Agile Software Development
3 7 (10.29%) Software Delivery
4 6 (8.82%) Mentoring
4 6 (8.82%) MVC
4 6 (8.82%) Integration Testing
4 6 (8.82%) Test Scripting
5 4 (5.88%) Change Management
5 4 (5.88%) PRINCE2
6 3 (4.41%) CRM
6 3 (4.41%) Business Intelligence
6 3 (4.41%) Project Management
6 3 (4.41%) Scrum
6 3 (4.41%) Migration
7 1 (1.47%) PRINCE
7 1 (1.47%) TDD
7 1 (1.47%) Data Management
7 1 (1.47%) Content Management
7 1 (1.47%) System Testing
7 1 (1.47%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 21 (30.88%) VB
1 21 (30.88%) VB6
2 13 (19.12%) C#
3 11 (16.18%) Java
4 10 (14.71%) SQL
5 7 (10.29%) T-SQL
6 6 (8.82%) JavaScript
7 3 (4.41%) VB.NET
7 3 (4.41%) TypeScript
8 2 (2.94%) PowerShell
8 2 (2.94%) COBOL
9 1 (1.47%) VBA
Qualifications
1 12 (17.65%) Security Cleared
2 6 (8.82%) DV Cleared
3 5 (7.35%) Microsoft Certification
3 5 (7.35%) Degree
4 4 (5.88%) OCAJ
4 4 (5.88%) OCP
4 4 (5.88%) OCA
4 4 (5.88%) Oracle Certification
4 4 (5.88%) MCSE
5 1 (1.47%) MCP
5 1 (1.47%) MCSA
5 1 (1.47%) SC Cleared
5 1 (1.47%) BC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.47%) Data Quality
System Software
1 13 (19.12%) Active Directory
2 7 (10.29%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (1.47%) vSphere
3 1 (1.47%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 9 (13.24%) OpenView Configuration Management
2 1 (1.47%) SCOM
Vendors
1 39 (57.35%) Microsoft
2 24 (35.29%) IBM
3 11 (16.18%) Oracle
4 7 (10.29%) HP
4 7 (10.29%) VMware
5 3 (4.41%) Cognos
6 2 (2.94%) EnterpriseDB
6 2 (2.94%) CA
7 1 (1.47%) SAP
7 1 (1.47%) Cisco
7 1 (1.47%) Salesforce.com
7 1 (1.47%) Siemens
7 1 (1.47%) SolarWinds
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Harvey Nash plc
Rate: £250 - £350 per day
Posted: 3 days ago