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 25 August 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
25 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Structured Query Language (SQL)
Rank 11 13 6
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -7
Contract jobs citing SQL 198 93 77
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Tyne and Wear 18.08% 11.70% 17.78%
As % of the Programming Languages category 48.89% 33.70% 38.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 138 50 50
Median daily rate £320 £354 £335
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-9.54% +5.73%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £223 £263 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £525 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
- +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 6 0
Median hourly rate £28.00 £37.50 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-25.33% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.00 £28.13 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-0.44% +12.50%
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
405 276 201
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Tyne and Wear 36.99% 34.72% 46.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 265 173 137
Median daily rate £330 £438 £360
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-24.57% +21.52%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £235 £275 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £575 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £365 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.73% +4.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 23 7 4
Median hourly rate £32.50 £37.50 £23.88
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-13.33% +57.06%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £28.00 £37.00 £15.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £36.00 £45.00 £71.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £39.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +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 25 August 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
Hourly Rate Histogram in Tyne and Wear

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing SQL across the Tyne and Wear region over the 3 months to 25 August 2016.

SQL Hourly Rate Histogram 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 25 August 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 0 192 £320 -11.11% 18
Sunderland +2 3 £325 +22.64% 3
SQL
North East

SQL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Tyne and Wear

For the 6 months to 25 August 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.

1 190 (48.59%) Windows
2 178 (45.52%) Oracle
3 171 (43.73%) Security Cleared
4 164 (41.94%) SQL Server
5 153 (39.13%) Unix
6 145 (37.08%) SC Cleared
7 144 (36.83%) HP
8 119 (30.43%) Microsoft
9 117 (29.92%) Windows Server
10 111 (28.39%) Linux
11 110 (28.13%) Active Directory
12 103 (26.34%) ITIL
13 95 (24.30%) VB
13 95 (24.30%) DNS
14 87 (22.25%) Shell Script
15 80 (20.46%) Perl
16 75 (19.18%) PowerShell
17 74 (18.93%) PL/SQL
18 72 (18.41%) Microsoft Certification
19 68 (17.39%) Citrix
19 68 (17.39%) MS Excel
20 67 (17.14%) VMware
21 66 (16.88%) DHCP
21 66 (16.88%) TCP/IP
22 65 (16.62%) CA
23 62 (15.86%) T-SQL
23 62 (15.86%) BPSS Clearance
24 59 (15.09%) Tivoli
25 53 (13.55%) ServiceNow
26 52 (13.30%) HP SiteScope

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 38 (9.72%) IIS
2 27 (6.91%) Oracle Workflow
3 24 (6.14%) SharePoint
4 23 (5.88%) WebLogic
5 22 (5.63%) Apache
6 21 (5.37%) MS Exchange
7 20 (5.12%) IBM Notes
8 17 (4.35%) OpenStack
9 16 (4.09%) Exchange Server 2010
9 16 (4.09%) Exchange Server 2013
10 15 (3.84%) JBoss
11 11 (2.81%) SAS
12 7 (1.79%) WebSphere
12 7 (1.79%) WebSphere Application Server
13 5 (1.28%) Exchange Server 2003
14 4 (1.02%) CMS
14 4 (1.02%) FileNet
14 4 (1.02%) Skype for Business
14 4 (1.02%) Tuxedo
15 3 (0.77%) Confluence
Applications
1 68 (17.39%) MS Excel
2 24 (6.14%) MS Office
3 3 (0.77%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 26 (6.65%) Oracle EBS
2 24 (6.14%) Oracle EBS R12
3 21 (5.37%) Oracle Applications
3 21 (5.37%) Oracle General Ledger
3 21 (5.37%) Oracle Payables
4 19 (4.86%) Oracle Receivables
5 7 (1.79%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
5 7 (1.79%) Oracle 11i
6 2 (0.51%) Dynamics CRM
7 1 (0.26%) Oracle Financials
Cloud Services
1 16 (4.09%) Office 365
2 4 (1.02%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (1.02%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (0.77%) OpenShift
4 2 (0.51%) DigitalOcean
4 2 (0.51%) GitHub
4 2 (0.51%) Google Analytics
4 2 (0.51%) Linode
Communications & Networking
1 95 (24.30%) DNS
2 66 (16.88%) DHCP
2 66 (16.88%) TCP/IP
3 44 (11.25%) SAN
4 40 (10.23%) Firewall
5 16 (4.09%) SSL
6 15 (3.84%) LDAP
7 12 (3.07%) SSH
8 8 (2.05%) OpenLDAP
9 7 (1.79%) Intrusion Detection
9 7 (1.79%) Network Security
10 3 (0.77%) 3G
10 3 (0.77%) Wi-Fi
11 2 (0.51%) Internet
11 2 (0.51%) Skype
11 2 (0.51%) VoIP
12 1 (0.26%) Ethernet
12 1 (0.26%) Fibre Channel
12 1 (0.26%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 164 (41.94%) SQL Server
2 45 (11.51%) DB2
3 34 (8.70%) SQL Server 2008
4 30 (7.67%) SQL Server 2012
5 26 (6.65%) Oracle Reports
6 25 (6.39%) Oracle BI Publisher
7 24 (6.14%) SQL Server 2005
8 23 (5.88%) Oracle Database
8 23 (5.88%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 21 (5.37%) BusinessObjects
10 19 (4.86%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 18 (4.60%) Data Warehouse
12 12 (3.07%) Oracle Database 11g
13 10 (2.56%) Relational Database
14 9 (2.30%) PostgreSQL
15 8 (2.05%) Business Intelligence Development Studio
15 8 (2.05%) Hadoop
15 8 (2.05%) SQL Server 2000
16 7 (1.79%) MongoDB
17 6 (1.53%) Pentaho
Development Applications
1 41 (10.49%) MSI
2 21 (5.37%) Visual Studio
3 18 (4.60%) Oracle Forms
4 17 (4.35%) ERwin
4 17 (4.35%) Team Foundation Server
5 16 (4.09%) GCC
5 16 (4.09%) GDB
6 12 (3.07%) HP UFT
7 11 (2.81%) ProC
8 8 (2.05%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
9 7 (1.79%) LoadRunner
10 6 (1.53%) Facilita Forecast
10 6 (1.53%) Git (software)
10 6 (1.53%) Sahi
10 6 (1.53%) Selenium
10 6 (1.53%) WATIR
11 5 (1.28%) Cucumber
12 3 (0.77%) JIRA
13 2 (0.51%) Subversion
13 2 (0.51%) Vagrant
General
1 44 (11.25%) Finance
2 21 (5.37%) General Ledger
3 11 (2.81%) Manufacturing
4 5 (1.28%) Advertising
5 3 (0.77%) Marketing
6 2 (0.51%) Retail
7 1 (0.26%) Legal
7 1 (0.26%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 100 (25.58%) Developer
2 32 (8.18%) Support Engineer
3 29 (7.42%) Oracle Developer
4 21 (5.37%) SQL Developer
5 20 (5.12%) Analyst
6 18 (4.60%) DBA
6 18 (4.60%) E-Business Developer
7 17 (4.35%) SQL DBA
8 14 (3.58%) .NET Developer
9 13 (3.32%) C++ Developer
9 13 (3.32%) Oracle Financials Developer
10 12 (3.07%) C# Developer
11 11 (2.81%) Applications Developer
11 11 (2.81%) Tester
11 11 (2.81%) Wintel Support
12 9 (2.30%) Consultant
12 9 (2.30%) Lead Developer
12 9 (2.30%) Office 365 Engineer
12 9 (2.30%) Server Support
13 8 (2.05%) Cloud Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 52 (13.30%) XML
2 42 (10.74%) .NET
3 22 (5.63%) Middleware
4 17 (4.35%) ASP.NET
5 14 (3.58%) Web Services
6 13 (3.32%) HTML
7 10 (2.56%) .NET Framework
8 9 (2.30%) ASP.NET Web API
8 9 (2.30%) CSS
9 8 (2.05%) JSON
10 7 (1.79%) ASP.NET MVC
10 7 (1.79%) Software Packaging
10 7 (1.79%) WebSphere MQ
11 5 (1.28%) ASP.NET MVC 5
11 5 (1.28%) jQuery
12 4 (1.02%) Classic ASP
12 4 (1.02%) Entity Framework
12 4 (1.02%) MDX
12 4 (1.02%) Regular Expression
13 3 (0.77%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 45 (11.51%) Clustering
2 26 (6.65%) Analytical Skills
3 25 (6.39%) Computer Science
4 23 (5.88%) Management Information System
5 13 (3.32%) Replication
6 12 (3.07%) Mainframe
7 11 (2.81%) Client/Server
8 9 (2.30%) CMDB
8 9 (2.30%) Visualisation
9 7 (1.79%) Data Structures
9 7 (1.79%) DataPower
9 7 (1.79%) IBM Mainframe
10 5 (1.28%) Performance Metrics
11 4 (1.02%) Data Centre
11 4 (1.02%) Data Integration
11 4 (1.02%) N-Tier
11 4 (1.02%) Private Cloud
12 3 (0.77%) Enterprise Storage
12 3 (0.77%) Fat Client
12 3 (0.77%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 190 (48.59%) Windows
2 153 (39.13%) Unix
3 117 (29.92%) Windows Server
4 111 (28.39%) Linux
5 29 (7.42%) Solaris
6 26 (6.65%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 25 (6.39%) Windows Server 2008
8 23 (5.88%) Windows 7
9 22 (5.63%) AIX
10 20 (5.12%) Windows Server 2003
11 18 (4.60%) Windows XP
12 16 (4.09%) Windows Server 2012
13 7 (1.79%) HPUX
13 7 (1.79%) zOS
14 4 (1.02%) Android
14 4 (1.02%) Apple iOS
15 2 (0.51%) CentOS
15 2 (0.51%) Windows Phone
15 2 (0.51%) Windows Phone 8
16 1 (0.26%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 103 (26.34%) ITIL
2 49 (12.53%) Incident Management
3 48 (12.28%) Mentoring
4 47 (12.02%) Configuration Management
5 41 (10.49%) Business Intelligence
6 36 (9.21%) Migration
7 34 (8.70%) Agile Software Development
8 33 (8.44%) High Availability
9 29 (7.42%) Workflow
10 28 (7.16%) Problem Management
10 28 (7.16%) Software Delivery
11 27 (6.91%) Server Monitoring
12 25 (6.39%) Data Modelling
13 24 (6.14%) Change Management
13 24 (6.14%) ETL
13 24 (6.14%) Regression Testing
13 24 (6.14%) Root Cause Analysis
14 23 (5.88%) Performance Tuning
15 22 (5.63%) DevOps
16 21 (5.37%) Application Packaging
Programming Languages
1 95 (24.30%) VB
2 87 (22.25%) Shell Script
3 80 (20.46%) Perl
4 75 (19.18%) PowerShell
5 74 (18.93%) PL/SQL
6 62 (15.86%) T-SQL
7 52 (13.30%) Java
8 46 (11.76%) VBScript
9 44 (11.25%) C#
10 33 (8.44%) C
11 25 (6.39%) C++
12 16 (4.09%) JavaScript
13 13 (3.32%) Korn
14 9 (2.30%) VB.NET
15 8 (2.05%) Ruby
16 7 (1.79%) Python
17 6 (1.53%) PHP
18 4 (1.02%) Bourne shell
18 4 (1.02%) VBA
19 2 (0.51%) Jython
Qualifications
1 171 (43.73%) Security Cleared
2 145 (37.08%) SC Cleared
3 72 (18.41%) Microsoft Certification
4 62 (15.86%) BPSS Clearance
5 35 (8.95%) Degree
6 24 (6.14%) AAT
7 23 (5.88%) MCSE
8 14 (3.58%) MCTS
9 10 (2.56%) ISTQB
10 9 (2.30%) MCSD
11 8 (2.05%) MCITP
11 8 (2.05%) MCP
11 8 (2.05%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
12 7 (1.79%) ISEB
13 6 (1.53%) MCDBA
13 6 (1.53%) MCSA
14 4 (1.02%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
15 3 (0.77%) ITIL Certification
15 3 (0.77%) SAS Certification
16 2 (0.51%) Citrix Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 40 (10.23%) SLA
2 23 (5.88%) Disclosure Scotland
3 22 (5.63%) QA
4 6 (1.53%) ISO 9001
5 5 (1.28%) Data Quality
System Software
1 110 (28.13%) Active Directory
2 48 (12.28%) Microsoft App-V
3 40 (10.23%) VMware Infrastructure
4 34 (8.70%) XenApp
5 26 (6.65%) XenDesktop
5 26 (6.65%) XenServer
6 24 (6.14%) Terminal Services
7 8 (2.05%) Firmware
8 7 (1.79%) NFS
8 7 (1.79%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
9 5 (1.28%) Hyper-V
10 4 (1.02%) vSphere
11 3 (0.77%) Docker
12 2 (0.51%) Brightmail
12 2 (0.51%) Oracle RAC
12 2 (0.51%) VirtualBox
12 2 (0.51%) VMware Workstation
12 2 (0.51%) Xen
13 1 (0.26%) Microsoft Virtual Server
13 1 (0.26%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 59 (15.09%) Tivoli
2 52 (13.30%) HP SiteScope
3 48 (12.28%) MOM
4 31 (7.93%) Microsoft Clustering
5 30 (7.67%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
6 28 (7.16%) Perfmon
6 28 (7.16%) SCCM
7 23 (5.88%) OpenView Configuration Management
8 20 (5.12%) OpenView
9 14 (3.58%) HP SIM
10 10 (2.56%) Opscode Chef
10 10 (2.56%) Puppet
11 6 (1.53%) HP Quality Center
12 5 (1.28%) SCOM
13 3 (0.77%) Netcool
13 3 (0.77%) Zenoss
14 2 (0.51%) Data Guard
14 2 (0.51%) Nagios
14 2 (0.51%) Unicenter
14 2 (0.51%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 178 (45.52%) Oracle
2 144 (36.83%) HP
3 119 (30.43%) Microsoft
4 68 (17.39%) Citrix
5 67 (17.14%) VMware
6 65 (16.62%) CA
7 53 (13.55%) ServiceNow
8 45 (11.51%) BMC
9 35 (8.95%) Informatica
10 29 (7.42%) Red Hat
11 27 (6.91%) AppSense
12 20 (5.12%) Lotus
13 19 (4.86%) IBM
14 14 (3.58%) Sun
15 7 (1.79%) Axway
15 7 (1.79%) Siebel
16 6 (1.53%) Meridio
16 6 (1.53%) Tableau
17 5 (1.28%) SAP
17 5 (1.28%) Xamarin
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