The table below looks at the statistics for SQL 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 over the 3 months to 6 December 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
6 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Structured Query Language (SQL)
Rank 10 7 6
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -1
Contract jobs citing SQL 186 93 102
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Tyne and Wear 15.25% 12.85% 15.91%
As % of the Programming Languages category 36.47% 32.18% 39.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 145 60 62
Median daily rate £350 £350 £352
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- -0.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £262 £298 £262
10% offered a daily rate of more than £483 £506 £495
UK excluding London median daily rate £373 £358 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.19% +2.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 3 5
Median hourly rate £53.50 £19.50 £30.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+174.35% -35.00%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £31.50 £33.75 £26.00
% change year-on-year
-6.66% +29.80%
SQL
North East

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Programming Languages category in contract jobs advertised in the Tyne and Wear region.

Programming Languages Category
Tyne and Wear
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
510 289 259
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Tyne and Wear 41.80% 39.92% 40.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 385 184 185
Median daily rate £375 £355 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.63% -5.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £299 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £540 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 9 5
Median hourly rate £53.50 £19.50 £28.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+174.35% -32.17%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £38.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +10.00%

SQL
Jobs Demand Trend in Tyne and Wear

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Tyne and Wear region citing SQL as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Programming Languages category.

SQL Jobs Demand Trend in Tyne and Wear

SQL
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 across the Tyne and Wear region.

SQL Daily Rate Trend in Tyne and Wear

SQL
Daily Rate Histogram in Tyne and Wear

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing SQL across the Tyne and Wear region over the 3 months to 6 December 2016.

SQL Daily Rate Histogram in Tyne and Wear

SQL
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 across the Tyne and Wear region.

SQL Hourly Rate Trend in Tyne and Wear

SQL
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 within the Tyne and Wear region over the 3 months to 6 December 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 -3 173 £350 - 8
Sunderland 0 4 £425 +30.76% 1
Gateshead - 2 - -
Tyneside - 1 - -
SQL
North East

SQL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Tyne and Wear

For the 6 months to 6 December 2016, IT contractor jobs citing SQL 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.

1 153 (41.58%) Windows
2 145 (39.40%) Security Cleared
3 138 (37.50%) Unix
4 128 (34.78%) Linux
5 123 (33.42%) SQL Server
6 119 (32.34%) Oracle
7 113 (30.71%) SC Cleared
8 109 (29.62%) HP
9 98 (26.63%) Windows Server
10 97 (26.36%) Microsoft
11 91 (24.73%) ITIL
12 84 (22.83%) Java
12 84 (22.83%) Shell Script
13 82 (22.28%) Active Directory
14 80 (21.74%) Perl
15 70 (19.02%) VB
16 63 (17.12%) TCP/IP
17 61 (16.58%) PL/SQL
18 57 (15.49%) DNS
19 56 (15.22%) CA
20 54 (14.67%) .NET
21 53 (14.40%) PowerShell
21 53 (14.40%) Agile Software Development
22 52 (14.13%) C#
22 52 (14.13%) XML
23 51 (13.86%) BPSS Clearance
24 50 (13.59%) MS Excel
25 46 (12.50%) VMware
26 45 (12.23%) Tivoli
27 44 (11.96%) C

SQL
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 29 (7.88%) IIS
2 20 (5.43%) WebLogic
3 18 (4.89%) Oracle Workflow
4 16 (4.35%) Apache
4 16 (4.35%) JBoss
5 13 (3.53%) SharePoint
6 12 (3.26%) IBM Notes
7 10 (2.72%) WebSphere
8 8 (2.17%) FileNet
8 8 (2.17%) WebSphere Application Server
9 7 (1.90%) Confluence
9 7 (1.90%) Tuxedo
10 6 (1.63%) CMS
10 6 (1.63%) MS Exchange
11 5 (1.36%) Exchange Server 2010
11 5 (1.36%) Exchange Server 2013
11 5 (1.36%) SharePoint Server
11 5 (1.36%) Tomcat
12 4 (1.09%) BizTalk Server
12 4 (1.09%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 50 (13.59%) MS Excel
2 6 (1.63%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 14 (3.80%) Oracle EBS
1 14 (3.80%) Oracle EBS R12
2 11 (2.99%) Oracle Applications
3 10 (2.72%) Dynamics CRM
3 10 (2.72%) Oracle General Ledger
3 10 (2.72%) Oracle Payables
3 10 (2.72%) Oracle Receivables
4 8 (2.17%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
5 4 (1.09%) Oracle 11i
6 1 (0.27%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 12 (3.26%) IaaS
1 12 (3.26%) PaaS
1 12 (3.26%) SaaS
2 7 (1.90%) HP Helion
3 6 (1.63%) Amazon AWS
3 6 (1.63%) Office 365
4 5 (1.36%) OpenShift
5 3 (0.82%) GitHub
6 2 (0.54%) Amazon EC2
6 2 (0.54%) DigitalOcean
6 2 (0.54%) Google Analytics
6 2 (0.54%) Google App Engine
6 2 (0.54%) Google Cloud Platform
6 2 (0.54%) Linode
6 2 (0.54%) Microsoft Azure
7 1 (0.27%) Cloud Computing
7 1 (0.27%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 63 (17.12%) TCP/IP
2 57 (15.49%) DNS
3 40 (10.87%) DHCP
4 34 (9.24%) Firewall
5 28 (7.61%) SAN
6 21 (5.71%) LDAP
7 16 (4.35%) SSL
8 13 (3.53%) NAS
9 12 (3.26%) HTTP
10 10 (2.72%) HTTPS
10 10 (2.72%) iSCSI
11 8 (2.17%) Intrusion Detection
11 8 (2.17%) OpenLDAP
11 8 (2.17%) SSH
12 7 (1.90%) Network Security
13 4 (1.09%) Internet
14 2 (0.54%) FTP
14 2 (0.54%) IPsec
14 2 (0.54%) Skype
15 1 (0.27%) PuTTY
Database & Business Intelligence
1 123 (33.42%) SQL Server
2 24 (6.52%) DB2
3 18 (4.89%) Oracle Reports
4 17 (4.62%) BusinessObjects
5 14 (3.80%) Oracle BI Publisher
5 14 (3.80%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 13 (3.53%) SQL Server 2008
6 13 (3.53%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 12 (3.26%) Oracle Database
8 11 (2.99%) SQL Server 2012
9 10 (2.72%) Data Warehouse
9 10 (2.72%) SQL Server 2005
10 8 (2.17%) MySQL
10 8 (2.17%) OLTP
11 6 (1.63%) Relational Database
11 6 (1.63%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 4 (1.09%) Hadoop
12 4 (1.09%) MongoDB
12 4 (1.09%) PostgreSQL
13 3 (0.82%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 26 (7.07%) MSI
2 24 (6.52%) GCC
2 24 (6.52%) GDB
3 18 (4.89%) HP UFT
3 18 (4.89%) Selenium
4 17 (4.62%) Sahi
4 17 (4.62%) WATIR
5 13 (3.53%) Git (software)
5 13 (3.53%) ProC
5 13 (3.53%) Team Foundation Server
6 12 (3.26%) Cucumber
6 12 (3.26%) Oracle Forms
6 12 (3.26%) Visual Studio
7 7 (1.90%) JIRA
8 5 (1.36%) Jenkins
8 5 (1.36%) Subversion
9 4 (1.09%) NMock
9 4 (1.09%) WiX
10 3 (0.82%) LoadRunner
10 3 (0.82%) StarTeam
General
1 27 (7.34%) Finance
2 10 (2.72%) General Ledger
3 9 (2.45%) Manufacturing
4 7 (1.90%) Advertising
5 5 (1.36%) Back Office
6 3 (0.82%) Banking
6 3 (0.82%) Retail
7 1 (0.27%) Law
7 1 (0.27%) Marketing
7 1 (0.27%) Publishing
7 1 (0.27%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 104 (28.26%) Developer
2 40 (10.87%) Support Engineer
3 31 (8.42%) Automation Engineer
4 21 (5.71%) Oracle Developer
4 21 (5.71%) SQL Developer
5 19 (5.16%) DBA
6 16 (4.35%) .NET Developer
6 16 (4.35%) DevOps Engineer
7 15 (4.08%) Lead Developer
7 15 (4.08%) SQL DBA
8 14 (3.80%) Administrator
8 14 (3.80%) C++ Developer
9 13 (3.53%) Technical Leader
10 12 (3.26%) C# Developer
11 11 (2.99%) Software Developer
12 10 (2.72%) Cloud Engineer
13 9 (2.45%) E-Business Developer
13 9 (2.45%) Infrastructure Engineer
13 9 (2.45%) PL/SQL Developer
14 8 (2.17%) Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 54 (14.67%) .NET
2 52 (14.13%) XML
3 35 (9.51%) Middleware
4 29 (7.88%) Web Services
5 17 (4.62%) ASP.NET
6 13 (3.53%) Software Packaging
7 12 (3.26%) .NET Framework
7 12 (3.26%) HTML
8 11 (2.99%) CSS
9 8 (2.17%) jQuery
9 8 (2.17%) WebSphere MQ
10 7 (1.90%) WPF
11 6 (1.63%) ASP.NET MVC
11 6 (1.63%) J2EE
11 6 (1.63%) JSON
11 6 (1.63%) WCF
12 5 (1.36%) AngularJS
12 5 (1.36%) ASP.NET Web API
13 4 (1.09%) Entity Framework
13 4 (1.09%) LINQ
Miscellaneous
1 30 (8.15%) Clustering
2 21 (5.71%) Analytical Skills
3 19 (5.16%) Mainframe
4 18 (4.89%) Management Information System
5 12 (3.26%) IBM Mainframe
5 12 (3.26%) Public Cloud
6 11 (2.99%) Client/Server
6 11 (2.99%) Computer Science
7 8 (2.17%) DataPower
8 6 (1.63%) CMDB
8 6 (1.63%) Private Cloud
8 6 (1.63%) Visualisation
9 4 (1.09%) NHS
9 4 (1.09%) Replication
10 2 (0.54%) Blackberry
10 2 (0.54%) Data Structures
10 2 (0.54%) FlexPod
10 2 (0.54%) PKI
11 1 (0.27%) Data Centre
11 1 (0.27%) Performance Metrics
Operating Systems
1 153 (41.58%) Windows
2 138 (37.50%) Unix
3 128 (34.78%) Linux
4 98 (26.63%) Windows Server
5 35 (9.51%) Solaris
6 32 (8.70%) AIX
7 26 (7.07%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 24 (6.52%) Windows 7
9 18 (4.89%) Windows XP
10 15 (4.08%) Windows Server 2012
11 14 (3.80%) zOS
12 13 (3.53%) Windows Server 2008
13 12 (3.26%) Windows Server 2003
14 5 (1.36%) HPUX
15 4 (1.09%) Android
15 4 (1.09%) Apple iOS
16 2 (0.54%) CentOS
16 2 (0.54%) MVS
17 1 (0.27%) Mac OS X
17 1 (0.27%) VME
Processes & Methodologies
1 91 (24.73%) ITIL
2 53 (14.40%) Agile Software Development
3 35 (9.51%) Configuration Management
4 33 (8.97%) OO
5 32 (8.70%) Incident Management
5 32 (8.70%) Open Source
6 26 (7.07%) ETL
7 25 (6.79%) Workflow
8 24 (6.52%) DevOps
8 24 (6.52%) Multithreaded Programming
8 24 (6.52%) Multithreading
8 24 (6.52%) Problem Management
8 24 (6.52%) Server Monitoring
9 23 (6.25%) High Availability
9 23 (6.25%) TDD
10 22 (5.98%) Change Control
10 22 (5.98%) Change Management
11 21 (5.71%) Migration
12 20 (5.43%) BDD
12 20 (5.43%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 84 (22.83%) Java
1 84 (22.83%) Shell Script
2 80 (21.74%) Perl
3 70 (19.02%) VB
4 61 (16.58%) PL/SQL
5 53 (14.40%) PowerShell
6 52 (14.13%) C#
7 44 (11.96%) C
8 43 (11.68%) T-SQL
9 40 (10.87%) JavaScript
10 38 (10.33%) C++
11 21 (5.71%) Python
12 20 (5.43%) Ruby
12 20 (5.43%) VBScript
13 16 (4.35%) Jython
14 9 (2.45%) Korn
15 6 (1.63%) PHP
16 5 (1.36%) VB.NET
17 1 (0.27%) REXX
17 1 (0.27%) VBA
Qualifications
1 145 (39.40%) Security Cleared
2 113 (30.71%) SC Cleared
3 51 (13.86%) BPSS Clearance
4 34 (9.24%) Microsoft Certification
5 19 (5.16%) DV Cleared
6 14 (3.80%) Degree
7 12 (3.26%) AAT
8 9 (2.45%) MCSE
8 9 (2.45%) MCTS
9 8 (2.17%) MCSA
10 6 (1.63%) ISTQB
10 6 (1.63%) ITIL Certification
11 4 (1.09%) MCITP
12 3 (0.82%) MCP
13 1 (0.27%) CISSP
13 1 (0.27%) MCDBA
13 1 (0.27%) MCSD
13 1 (0.27%) OCA
13 1 (0.27%) Oracle Certification
13 1 (0.27%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 33 (8.97%) QA
2 20 (5.43%) SLA
3 19 (5.16%) Disclosure Scotland
4 4 (1.09%) Data Quality
5 1 (0.27%) ISO 9001
5 1 (0.27%) WAI
5 1 (0.27%) WCAG
System Software
1 82 (22.28%) Active Directory
2 33 (8.97%) VMware Infrastructure
3 26 (7.07%) Microsoft App-V
4 15 (4.08%) XenApp
5 14 (3.80%) XenDesktop
5 14 (3.80%) XenServer
6 12 (3.26%) Terminal Services
7 11 (2.99%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
8 10 (2.72%) NFS
8 10 (2.72%) VMware Workstation
9 7 (1.90%) Hyper-V
10 6 (1.63%) Docker
10 6 (1.63%) VMware ESXi
10 6 (1.63%) vSphere
11 5 (1.36%) Firmware
12 4 (1.09%) Microsoft Virtual Server
12 4 (1.09%) Virtual Servers
12 4 (1.09%) Xen
13 2 (0.54%) VirtualBox
14 1 (0.27%) Shibboleth
Systems Management
1 45 (12.23%) Tivoli
2 41 (11.14%) HP SiteScope
3 31 (8.42%) Puppet
4 24 (6.52%) MOM
5 23 (6.25%) SCCM
6 19 (5.16%) HP Operations Orchestration
7 17 (4.62%) Microsoft Clustering
8 16 (4.35%) OpenView Configuration Management
8 16 (4.35%) Opscode Chef
9 14 (3.80%) Perfmon
9 14 (3.80%) SCOrch
9 14 (3.80%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
10 13 (3.53%) BladeLogic
11 12 (3.26%) OpenView
12 8 (2.17%) Control-M
12 8 (2.17%) HP SIM
13 7 (1.90%) WSUS
14 3 (0.82%) SCOM
14 3 (0.82%) Zenoss
15 2 (0.54%) Data Guard
Vendors
1 119 (32.34%) Oracle
2 109 (29.62%) HP
3 97 (26.36%) Microsoft
4 56 (15.22%) CA
5 46 (12.50%) VMware
6 36 (9.78%) BMC
7 32 (8.70%) Citrix
8 27 (7.34%) IBM
9 26 (7.07%) Red Hat
10 21 (5.71%) ServiceNow
10 21 (5.71%) Sun
11 20 (5.43%) Informatica
12 16 (4.35%) Dell
13 14 (3.80%) AppSense
14 12 (3.26%) Lotus
15 8 (2.17%) Axway
15 8 (2.17%) Siebel
16 5 (1.36%) Atlassian
16 5 (1.36%) Google
17 4 (1.09%) Sitecore