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 17 January 2017 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
17 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft SQL Server (MS SQL)
North East / Tyne and Wear
Rank 44 20 18
Rank change year-on-year
-24 -2
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 45 58 37
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Tyne and Wear 5.28% 8.67% 8.20%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 27.27% 33.92% 42.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 32 35 29
Median daily rate £366 £350 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.64% +16.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £293 £229
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £484 £384
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
- +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 0
Median hourly rate - £19.50 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.39 £22.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year
+12.84% -10.00%

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
165 171 88
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Tyne and Wear 19.37% 25.56% 19.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 126 99 61
Median daily rate £400 £425 £341
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.88% +24.54%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £325 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £650 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £380 £363
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +4.82%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 8 0
Median hourly rate - £19.50 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £38.00 £26.50 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+43.39% -18.46%

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 17 January 2017.

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 17 January 2017. 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 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 -35 36 £363 +2.11% 7
Sunderland 0 5 - - 1
SQL Server
North East

SQL Server
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Tyne and Wear

For the 6 months to 17 January 2017, 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.

1 103 (61.68%) Microsoft
2 88 (52.69%) Windows
3 87 (52.10%) SQL
4 61 (36.53%) Security Cleared
5 53 (31.74%) ITIL
6 50 (29.94%) C#
7 47 (28.14%) .NET
7 47 (28.14%) Linux
8 46 (27.54%) SC Cleared
9 43 (25.75%) Agile Software Development
10 41 (24.55%) Java
11 40 (23.95%) JavaScript
12 39 (23.35%) Active Directory
12 39 (23.35%) Windows Server
13 35 (20.96%) Oracle
13 35 (20.96%) XML
14 32 (19.16%) MS Excel
15 31 (18.56%) Unix
16 30 (17.96%) HP
17 29 (17.37%) VB
17 29 (17.37%) Open Source
18 27 (16.17%) VMware
19 26 (15.57%) HTML
19 26 (15.57%) BPSS Clearance
20 25 (14.97%) SaaS
20 25 (14.97%) PaaS
20 25 (14.97%) IaaS
21 24 (14.37%) C
22 22 (13.17%) CA
22 22 (13.17%) VMware Infrastructure

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 18 (10.78%) BizTalk Server
1 18 (10.78%) IIS
1 18 (10.78%) WebLogic
2 16 (9.58%) SharePoint
3 12 (7.19%) SAS
4 7 (4.19%) Tomcat
5 6 (3.59%) Apache
5 6 (3.59%) OpenStack
6 5 (2.99%) SharePoint Server
6 5 (2.99%) WebSphere
7 4 (2.40%) CMS
7 4 (2.40%) Jetty
7 4 (2.40%) Mongrel
7 4 (2.40%) nginx
7 4 (2.40%) SharePoint 2013
7 4 (2.40%) Sitecore CMS
8 3 (1.80%) Confluence
8 3 (1.80%) Oracle SOA Suite
8 3 (1.80%) SharePoint 2010
8 3 (1.80%) Tuxedo
Applications
1 32 (19.16%) MS Excel
2 14 (8.38%) MS PowerPoint
3 2 (1.20%) MS Office
4 1 (0.60%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 13 (7.78%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (1.20%) BusinessWorks
2 2 (1.20%) Visualfiles
3 1 (0.60%) Sage 200
Cloud Services
1 25 (14.97%) IaaS
1 25 (14.97%) PaaS
1 25 (14.97%) SaaS
2 6 (3.59%) Amazon AWS
2 6 (3.59%) HP Helion
3 4 (2.40%) Amazon EC2
3 4 (2.40%) Google App Engine
3 4 (2.40%) Google Cloud Platform
3 4 (2.40%) Office 365
4 3 (1.80%) GitHub
5 2 (1.20%) DigitalOcean
5 2 (1.20%) Google Analytics
5 2 (1.20%) Linode
Communications & Networking
1 21 (12.57%) TCP/IP
2 14 (8.38%) DNS
2 14 (8.38%) HTTP
3 13 (7.78%) NAS
4 12 (7.19%) Firewall
4 12 (7.19%) SAN
5 11 (6.59%) DHCP
6 10 (5.99%) HTTPS
6 10 (5.99%) iSCSI
7 6 (3.59%) LDAP
8 4 (2.40%) FTP
8 4 (2.40%) IPsec
8 4 (2.40%) SSL
9 3 (1.80%) Internet
9 3 (1.80%) SNMP
10 2 (1.20%) Skype
11 1 (0.60%) Cisco ASA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (11.98%) DB2
1 20 (11.98%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 19 (11.38%) SQL Server 2008
3 12 (7.19%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 10 (5.99%) SQL Server 2012
5 9 (5.39%) Data Warehouse
5 9 (5.39%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 8 (4.79%) Ingres
6 8 (4.79%) OLTP
7 6 (3.59%) MongoDB
7 6 (3.59%) Oracle Reports
8 5 (2.99%) SQL Server 2005
9 4 (2.40%) MySQL
9 4 (2.40%) Relational Database
10 3 (1.80%) Oracle Database
10 3 (1.80%) PostgreSQL
10 3 (1.80%) SAS Enterprise Guide
10 3 (1.80%) SAS Enterprise Miner
11 2 (1.20%) DataStage
11 2 (1.20%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 14 (8.38%) Visual Studio
2 9 (5.39%) Jenkins
3 7 (4.19%) Team Foundation Server
4 6 (3.59%) Git (software)
5 5 (2.99%) Subversion
6 4 (2.40%) Selenium
6 4 (2.40%) Travis CI
7 3 (1.80%) Cucumber
7 3 (1.80%) HP UFT
7 3 (1.80%) JIRA
7 3 (1.80%) JMeter
7 3 (1.80%) LoadRunner
7 3 (1.80%) MSI
7 3 (1.80%) NMock
7 3 (1.80%) Vagrant
7 3 (1.80%) WiX
8 2 (1.20%) CA Gen
8 2 (1.20%) GitLab
9 1 (0.60%) Octopus Deploy
9 1 (0.60%) WebDriver
General
1 7 (4.19%) Finance
2 5 (2.99%) Advertising
3 3 (1.80%) Back Office
4 2 (1.20%) Law
4 2 (1.20%) Manufacturing
5 1 (0.60%) Retail
5 1 (0.60%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 47 (28.14%) Developer
2 26 (15.57%) DBA
3 20 (11.98%) Administrator
4 19 (11.38%) SQL DBA
5 16 (9.58%) .NET Developer
6 11 (6.59%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 10 (5.99%) Analyst
8 9 (5.39%) ASP.NET Developer
8 9 (5.39%) SQL Server DBA
9 8 (4.79%) Architect
9 8 (4.79%) Development Analyst
10 7 (4.19%) Consultant
10 7 (4.19%) Microsoft Developer
10 7 (4.19%) Support Engineer
11 6 (3.59%) C# Developer
12 5 (2.99%) Oracle DBA
12 5 (2.99%) Senior Developer
12 5 (2.99%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
12 5 (2.99%) Software Developer
12 5 (2.99%) Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 47 (28.14%) .NET
2 35 (20.96%) XML
3 26 (15.57%) HTML
4 21 (12.57%) ASP.NET
5 14 (8.38%) Middleware
6 10 (5.99%) .NET Framework
6 10 (5.99%) CSS
6 10 (5.99%) Web Services
7 7 (4.19%) J2EE
7 7 (4.19%) jQuery
8 6 (3.59%) WPF
9 5 (2.99%) WCF
10 4 (2.40%) Ajax
10 4 (2.40%) LINQ
10 4 (2.40%) MDX
10 4 (2.40%) Servlets
11 3 (1.80%) ASP.NET Web API
11 3 (1.80%) Entity Framework
12 2 (1.20%) AngularJS
12 2 (1.20%) LAPP Stack
Miscellaneous
1 18 (10.78%) Analytical Skills
2 13 (7.78%) Clustering
3 12 (7.19%) Enterprise Software
4 9 (5.39%) Management Information System
5 7 (4.19%) Data Centre
6 6 (3.59%) Mainframe
7 5 (2.99%) Public Cloud
8 4 (2.40%) PKI
9 3 (1.80%) Computer Science
9 3 (1.80%) Visualisation
10 2 (1.20%) Blackberry
10 2 (1.20%) FlexPod
10 2 (1.20%) PMI
10 2 (1.20%) Replication
11 1 (0.60%) Mathematics
11 1 (0.60%) NHS
11 1 (0.60%) Performance Metrics
11 1 (0.60%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 88 (52.69%) Windows
2 47 (28.14%) Linux
3 39 (23.35%) Windows Server
4 31 (18.56%) Unix
5 13 (7.78%) Windows Server 2012
6 12 (7.19%) AIX
7 11 (6.59%) Windows Server 2008
7 11 (6.59%) Windows XP
8 10 (5.99%) Windows 7
9 9 (5.39%) Windows Server 2003
10 6 (3.59%) zOS
11 4 (2.40%) Android
11 4 (2.40%) Apple iOS
11 4 (2.40%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 3 (1.80%) HPUX
12 3 (1.80%) Mac OS X
12 3 (1.80%) MVS
12 3 (1.80%) Windows 2000
13 2 (1.20%) CentOS
13 2 (1.20%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 53 (31.74%) ITIL
2 43 (25.75%) Agile Software Development
3 29 (17.37%) Open Source
4 21 (12.57%) DevOps
4 21 (12.57%) PRINCE2
5 19 (11.38%) Problem Management
6 17 (10.18%) Change Management
6 17 (10.18%) ETL
7 16 (9.58%) Integration Testing
8 15 (8.98%) Data Management
8 15 (8.98%) Virtual Environments
9 14 (8.38%) Business Intelligence
9 14 (8.38%) CRM
9 14 (8.38%) ITSM
10 13 (7.78%) TOGAF
11 11 (6.59%) High Availability
11 11 (6.59%) OO
11 11 (6.59%) Performance Tuning
11 11 (6.59%) Scrum
12 10 (5.99%) Software Distribution
Programming Languages
1 87 (52.10%) SQL
2 50 (29.94%) C#
3 41 (24.55%) Java
4 40 (23.95%) JavaScript
5 29 (17.37%) VB
6 24 (14.37%) C
7 19 (11.38%) T-SQL
8 16 (9.58%) Shell Script
9 14 (8.38%) Perl
9 14 (8.38%) PowerShell
10 10 (5.99%) Python
11 7 (4.19%) Jython
12 6 (3.59%) VB.NET
13 5 (2.99%) Ruby
14 4 (2.40%) C++
14 4 (2.40%) Scala
15 3 (1.80%) PHP
15 3 (1.80%) PL/SQL
16 1 (0.60%) VB6
16 1 (0.60%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 61 (36.53%) Security Cleared
2 46 (27.54%) SC Cleared
3 26 (15.57%) BPSS Clearance
4 14 (8.38%) Microsoft Certification
5 10 (5.99%) MCSE
6 9 (5.39%) MCSA
7 7 (4.19%) DV Cleared
7 7 (4.19%) ITIL Certification
8 5 (2.99%) PRINCE2 Certification
9 3 (1.80%) Degree
10 2 (1.20%) PMI Certification
11 1 (0.60%) AAT
11 1 (0.60%) OCA
11 1 (0.60%) Oracle Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (5.99%) Disclosure Scotland
2 8 (4.79%) SLA
3 5 (2.99%) QA
4 2 (1.20%) Data Quality
System Software
1 39 (23.35%) Active Directory
2 22 (13.17%) VMware Infrastructure
3 7 (4.19%) Microsoft App-V
3 7 (4.19%) VMware ESXi
3 7 (4.19%) vSphere
4 6 (3.59%) Hyper-V
4 6 (3.59%) VMware Workstation
4 6 (3.59%) Xen
5 3 (1.80%) Microsoft Virtual Server
5 3 (1.80%) Virtual Servers
6 2 (1.20%) Veritas Volume Manager
6 2 (1.20%) VirtualBox
7 1 (0.60%) Docker
7 1 (0.60%) Shibboleth
Systems Management
1 13 (7.78%) HP SiteScope
2 12 (7.19%) MOM
2 12 (7.19%) Puppet
2 12 (7.19%) Tivoli
3 10 (5.99%) HP Operations Orchestration
4 8 (4.79%) WSUS
5 6 (3.59%) Microsoft Clustering
6 5 (2.99%) BladeLogic
6 5 (2.99%) SCCM
6 5 (2.99%) SCOrch
7 4 (2.40%) OpenView Configuration Management
8 3 (1.80%) Opscode Chef
9 2 (1.20%) Ansible
9 2 (1.20%) Nagios
9 2 (1.20%) NetBackup
9 2 (1.20%) OpenNMS
9 2 (1.20%) ZABBIX
9 2 (1.20%) Zenoss
10 1 (0.60%) SCOM
10 1 (0.60%) Unicenter
Vendors
1 103 (61.68%) Microsoft
2 35 (20.96%) Oracle
3 30 (17.96%) HP
4 27 (16.17%) VMware
5 22 (13.17%) CA
6 15 (8.98%) BMC
7 10 (5.99%) Citrix
7 10 (5.99%) ServiceNow
8 8 (4.79%) Dell
9 7 (4.19%) AppSense
9 7 (4.19%) Sitecore
10 6 (3.59%) Google
11 5 (2.99%) Veritas
12 4 (2.40%) Symantec
13 3 (1.80%) CA Agile Central
13 3 (1.80%) Cisco
13 3 (1.80%) SAP
13 3 (1.80%) TIBCO
13 3 (1.80%) Xamarin
14 2 (1.20%) IBM
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