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 29 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
29 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Structured Query Language (SQL)
Rank 12 9 6
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -3
Contract jobs citing SQL 185 118 87
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Tyne and Wear 15.26% 13.92% 16.45%
As % of the Programming Languages category 35.10% 33.33% 36.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 140 74 50
Median daily rate £350 £350 £335
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +4.61%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £235 £300 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £530 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 6 4
Median hourly rate £26.50 £37.50 £20.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-29.33% +85.18%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.70 £23.50 £11.60
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £31.30 £44.00 £29.25
UK excluding London median hourly rate £26.50 £33.75 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-21.48% +35.00%
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
527 354 237
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Tyne and Wear 43.48% 41.75% 44.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 374 240 157
Median daily rate £350 £450 £360
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-22.22% +25.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £255 £308 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £487 £560 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 8 7
Median hourly rate £36.00 £37.50 £21.38
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-4.00% +75.43%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.10 £29.20 £12.40
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.00 £45.00 £49.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.25 £39.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+5.76% +11.42%

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 29 September 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 29 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 -3 179 £353 +0.71% 22
Gateshead - 2 - - 3
Sunderland - 2 £325 -
Tyneside - 1 - - 1
SQL
North East

SQL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Tyne and Wear

For the 6 months to 29 September 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.

1 214 (49.88%) Windows
2 204 (47.55%) Security Cleared
3 190 (44.29%) SQL Server
4 169 (39.39%) HP
5 165 (38.46%) SC Cleared
6 160 (37.30%) Oracle
7 151 (35.20%) Unix
8 143 (33.33%) Microsoft
9 139 (32.40%) Windows Server
10 134 (31.24%) ITIL
11 129 (30.07%) Linux
12 127 (29.60%) Active Directory
13 101 (23.54%) DNS
14 96 (22.38%) VB
15 90 (20.98%) Shell Script
15 90 (20.98%) PowerShell
16 84 (19.58%) Perl
17 81 (18.88%) VMware
18 80 (18.65%) MS Excel
19 79 (18.41%) Microsoft Certification
19 79 (18.41%) CA
20 77 (17.95%) TCP/IP
21 72 (16.78%) DHCP
22 69 (16.08%) Citrix
22 69 (16.08%) BPSS Clearance
23 66 (15.38%) Java
24 64 (14.92%) Tivoli
25 62 (14.45%) BMC
26 61 (14.22%) T-SQL
27 60 (13.99%) PL/SQL

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 49 (11.42%) IIS
2 29 (6.76%) Oracle Workflow
3 28 (6.53%) SharePoint
4 24 (5.59%) Apache
5 21 (4.90%) MS Exchange
5 21 (4.90%) WebLogic
6 20 (4.66%) IBM Notes
7 17 (3.96%) OpenStack
8 16 (3.73%) Exchange Server 2010
8 16 (3.73%) Exchange Server 2013
9 14 (3.26%) JBoss
10 11 (2.56%) WebSphere
11 9 (2.10%) WebSphere Application Server
12 7 (1.63%) FileNet
13 6 (1.40%) Tuxedo
14 5 (1.17%) BizTalk Server
14 5 (1.17%) Exchange Server 2003
14 5 (1.17%) SharePoint Server
15 4 (0.93%) Skype for Business
15 4 (0.93%) Tomcat
Applications
1 80 (18.65%) MS Excel
2 23 (5.36%) MS Office
3 3 (0.70%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 25 (5.83%) Oracle EBS
2 24 (5.59%) Oracle EBS R12
3 20 (4.66%) Oracle Applications
3 20 (4.66%) Oracle General Ledger
3 20 (4.66%) Oracle Payables
4 19 (4.43%) Oracle Receivables
5 12 (2.80%) Dynamics CRM
6 9 (2.10%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
7 7 (1.63%) Oracle 11i
Cloud Services
1 17 (3.96%) Office 365
2 12 (2.80%) IaaS
2 12 (2.80%) PaaS
2 12 (2.80%) SaaS
3 6 (1.40%) Amazon AWS
4 5 (1.17%) HP Helion
5 4 (0.93%) Microsoft Azure
6 2 (0.47%) Amazon EC2
6 2 (0.47%) DigitalOcean
6 2 (0.47%) GitHub
6 2 (0.47%) Google Analytics
6 2 (0.47%) Google App Engine
6 2 (0.47%) Google Cloud Platform
6 2 (0.47%) Linode
6 2 (0.47%) OpenShift
7 1 (0.23%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 101 (23.54%) DNS
2 77 (17.95%) TCP/IP
3 72 (16.78%) DHCP
4 51 (11.89%) SAN
5 45 (10.49%) Firewall
6 20 (4.66%) SSL
7 14 (3.26%) LDAP
8 10 (2.33%) HTTP
8 10 (2.33%) NAS
9 9 (2.10%) Intrusion Detection
9 9 (2.10%) Network Security
10 7 (1.63%) HTTPS
10 7 (1.63%) iSCSI
11 6 (1.40%) SSH
12 5 (1.17%) OpenLDAP
13 3 (0.70%) 3G
13 3 (0.70%) Wi-Fi
14 2 (0.47%) Internet
14 2 (0.47%) IPsec
14 2 (0.47%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 190 (44.29%) SQL Server
2 49 (11.42%) DB2
3 31 (7.23%) SQL Server 2008
4 27 (6.29%) SQL Server 2005
4 27 (6.29%) SQL Server 2012
5 26 (6.06%) Oracle Reports
6 25 (5.83%) Oracle BI Publisher
7 22 (5.13%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 19 (4.43%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 18 (4.20%) BusinessObjects
10 15 (3.50%) Oracle Database
11 10 (2.33%) Data Warehouse
11 10 (2.33%) OLTP
12 8 (1.86%) Business Intelligence Development Studio
12 8 (1.86%) Relational Database
12 8 (1.86%) SQL Server 2000
13 5 (1.17%) MySQL
14 4 (0.93%) PostgreSQL
14 4 (0.93%) SQL Server Analysis Services
15 3 (0.70%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 44 (10.26%) MSI
2 26 (6.06%) Visual Studio
3 23 (5.36%) GCC
3 23 (5.36%) GDB
4 21 (4.90%) Team Foundation Server
5 18 (4.20%) Oracle Forms
6 12 (2.80%) ProC
7 11 (2.56%) HP UFT
8 8 (1.86%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
9 7 (1.63%) Git (software)
9 7 (1.63%) LoadRunner
9 7 (1.63%) Selenium
10 6 (1.40%) Cucumber
10 6 (1.40%) Sahi
10 6 (1.40%) WATIR
11 4 (0.93%) Facilita Forecast
11 4 (0.93%) Jenkins
11 4 (0.93%) NMock
11 4 (0.93%) Subversion
11 4 (0.93%) WiX
General
1 36 (8.39%) Finance
2 20 (4.66%) General Ledger
3 10 (2.33%) Manufacturing
4 3 (0.70%) Advertising
5 2 (0.47%) Marketing
5 2 (0.47%) Retail
6 1 (0.23%) Law
6 1 (0.23%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 102 (23.78%) Developer
2 39 (9.09%) Support Engineer
3 29 (6.76%) Oracle Developer
4 27 (6.29%) DBA
5 23 (5.36%) SQL DBA
6 19 (4.43%) Automation Engineer
7 18 (4.20%) E-Business Developer
7 18 (4.20%) SQL Developer
8 14 (3.26%) Analyst
8 14 (3.26%) C++ Developer
9 13 (3.03%) Infrastructure Engineer
9 13 (3.03%) Lead Developer
9 13 (3.03%) Oracle Financials Developer
9 13 (3.03%) Technical Leader
10 12 (2.80%) C# Developer
10 12 (2.80%) DevOps Engineer
11 11 (2.56%) Administrator
11 11 (2.56%) Consultant
11 11 (2.56%) Wintel Support
12 10 (2.33%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 56 (13.05%) XML
2 45 (10.49%) .NET
3 38 (8.86%) Middleware
4 23 (5.36%) Web Services
5 17 (3.96%) ASP.NET
6 12 (2.80%) .NET Framework
7 11 (2.56%) HTML
8 9 (2.10%) JSON
8 9 (2.10%) Software Packaging
8 9 (2.10%) WebSphere MQ
9 8 (1.86%) ASP.NET Web API
9 8 (1.86%) CSS
10 6 (1.40%) ASP.NET MVC
10 6 (1.40%) J2EE
11 5 (1.17%) jQuery
12 4 (0.93%) ASP.NET MVC 5
12 4 (0.93%) Entity Framework
12 4 (0.93%) Regular Expression
12 4 (0.93%) WCF
13 3 (0.70%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 54 (12.59%) Clustering
2 25 (5.83%) Computer Science
3 22 (5.13%) Management Information System
4 21 (4.90%) Analytical Skills
5 13 (3.03%) Client/Server
5 13 (3.03%) Mainframe
5 13 (3.03%) Replication
6 11 (2.56%) Public Cloud
7 9 (2.10%) CMDB
7 9 (2.10%) DataPower
8 7 (1.63%) IBM Mainframe
8 7 (1.63%) Private Cloud
9 5 (1.17%) Data Structures
9 5 (1.17%) Visualisation
10 4 (0.93%) Data Centre
10 4 (0.93%) N-Tier
10 4 (0.93%) Performance Metrics
11 3 (0.70%) Enterprise Storage
11 3 (0.70%) Fat Client
11 3 (0.70%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 214 (49.88%) Windows
2 151 (35.20%) Unix
3 139 (32.40%) Windows Server
4 129 (30.07%) Linux
5 32 (7.46%) Windows 7
6 31 (7.23%) Solaris
7 29 (6.76%) Windows Server 2008
8 25 (5.83%) AIX
9 24 (5.59%) Windows Server 2003
10 23 (5.36%) Windows Server 2012
11 21 (4.90%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 20 (4.66%) Windows XP
13 8 (1.86%) zOS
14 7 (1.63%) HPUX
15 4 (0.93%) Android
15 4 (0.93%) Apple iOS
16 2 (0.47%) CentOS
16 2 (0.47%) Windows Phone
16 2 (0.47%) Windows Phone 8
17 1 (0.23%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 134 (31.24%) ITIL
2 52 (12.12%) Incident Management
3 50 (11.66%) Agile Software Development
3 50 (11.66%) Configuration Management
4 43 (10.02%) Mentoring
5 36 (8.39%) Migration
6 35 (8.16%) High Availability
6 35 (8.16%) Problem Management
7 32 (7.46%) Workflow
8 31 (7.23%) Change Management
9 28 (6.53%) Server Monitoring
9 28 (6.53%) Software Delivery
10 26 (6.06%) Software Distribution
11 25 (5.83%) Business Intelligence
11 25 (5.83%) OO
12 24 (5.59%) Root Cause Analysis
13 23 (5.36%) CRM
13 23 (5.36%) DevOps
13 23 (5.36%) Multithreading
13 23 (5.36%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 96 (22.38%) VB
2 90 (20.98%) PowerShell
2 90 (20.98%) Shell Script
3 84 (19.58%) Perl
4 66 (15.38%) Java
5 61 (14.22%) T-SQL
6 60 (13.99%) PL/SQL
7 56 (13.05%) C#
8 46 (10.72%) VBScript
9 44 (10.26%) C
10 37 (8.62%) C++
11 34 (7.93%) JavaScript
12 20 (4.66%) Python
13 15 (3.50%) Jython
14 9 (2.10%) Korn
14 9 (2.10%) Ruby
15 6 (1.40%) PHP
15 6 (1.40%) VB.NET
16 4 (0.93%) Bourne shell
16 4 (0.93%) VBA
Qualifications
1 204 (47.55%) Security Cleared
2 165 (38.46%) SC Cleared
3 79 (18.41%) Microsoft Certification
4 69 (16.08%) BPSS Clearance
5 35 (8.16%) Degree
6 28 (6.53%) MCSE
7 24 (5.59%) AAT
8 15 (3.50%) MCTS
9 13 (3.03%) MCSA
10 9 (2.10%) MCITP
10 9 (2.10%) MCSD
11 8 (1.86%) DV Cleared
11 8 (1.86%) ISTQB
11 8 (1.86%) ITIL Certification
11 8 (1.86%) MCP
11 8 (1.86%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
12 6 (1.40%) MCDBA
13 2 (0.47%) CISSP
13 2 (0.47%) Citrix Certification
13 2 (0.47%) SSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 41 (9.56%) SLA
2 28 (6.53%) QA
3 26 (6.06%) Disclosure Scotland
4 6 (1.40%) ISO 9001
5 3 (0.70%) Data Quality
6 1 (0.23%) WAI
6 1 (0.23%) WCAG
System Software
1 127 (29.60%) Active Directory
2 54 (12.59%) VMware Infrastructure
3 48 (11.19%) Microsoft App-V
4 34 (7.93%) XenApp
5 26 (6.06%) XenDesktop
5 26 (6.06%) XenServer
6 24 (5.59%) Terminal Services
7 10 (2.33%) Hyper-V
7 10 (2.33%) VMware Workstation
7 10 (2.33%) vSphere
8 8 (1.86%) Firmware
9 7 (1.63%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
10 6 (1.40%) VMware ESXi
11 5 (1.17%) NFS
12 4 (0.93%) Microsoft Virtual Server
12 4 (0.93%) Virtual Servers
12 4 (0.93%) Xen
13 2 (0.47%) Brightmail
13 2 (0.47%) Oracle RAC
13 2 (0.47%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 64 (14.92%) Tivoli
2 56 (13.05%) HP SiteScope
3 51 (11.89%) MOM
4 34 (7.93%) Microsoft Clustering
5 30 (6.99%) SCCM
5 30 (6.99%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
6 28 (6.53%) Perfmon
7 26 (6.06%) Puppet
8 25 (5.83%) OpenView Configuration Management
9 20 (4.66%) OpenView
10 14 (3.26%) HP Operations Orchestration
10 14 (3.26%) HP SIM
11 13 (3.03%) SCOrch
12 12 (2.80%) BladeLogic
12 12 (2.80%) Opscode Chef
13 6 (1.40%) PowerCLI
13 6 (1.40%) WSUS
14 5 (1.17%) SCOM
15 4 (0.93%) HP Quality Center
15 4 (0.93%) Netcool
Vendors
1 169 (39.39%) HP
2 160 (37.30%) Oracle
3 143 (33.33%) Microsoft
4 81 (18.88%) VMware
5 79 (18.41%) CA
6 69 (16.08%) Citrix
7 62 (14.45%) BMC
8 57 (13.29%) ServiceNow
9 27 (6.29%) AppSense
10 23 (5.36%) Red Hat
11 22 (5.13%) IBM
11 22 (5.13%) Informatica
12 20 (4.66%) Lotus
13 17 (3.96%) Dell
14 16 (3.73%) Sun
15 9 (2.10%) Axway
15 9 (2.10%) Siebel
16 6 (1.40%) Meridio
17 5 (1.17%) Google
17 5 (1.17%) SAP
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