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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SQL over the 3 months to 27 January 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
27 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Structured Query Language (SQL)
Rank 6 10 6
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -4
Contract jobs citing SQL 51 30 25
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Tyne and Wear 12.44% 11.63% 11.11%
As % of the Programming Languages category 34.69% 33.33% 33.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 36 20 9
Average daily rate
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£340 £248 £260
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+37.36% -4.80%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £238 £245
10% offered a daily rate of more than £476 £503 £334
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £28.00 £27.00 £27.75
% change year-on-year
+3.70% -2.70%
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
147 90 75
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Tyne and Wear 35.85% 34.88% 33.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 110 45 29
Average daily rate £330 £250 £288
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+32.00% -13.04%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £234 £220 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £500 £350
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 4 9
Average hourly rate £35.00 £17.00 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+105.88% -2.85%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £31.50 £17.00 £14.48
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £38.50 £124.10 £27.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.50 £33.25 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+6.76% -5.00%

SQL
Jobs Demand Trend in Tyne and Wear

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing SQL across the Tyne and Wear region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 27 January 2015.

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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing SQL within the Tyne and Wear region over the 3 months to 27 January 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
Newcastle upon Tyne +3 47 £349 +40.90% 27
Sunderland - 4 £238 - 2
Gateshead - - - -
North Shields - - - -
SQL
North East

SQL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Tyne and Wear

For the 6 months to 27 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Tyne and Wear region citing SQL 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.

1 70 (47.62%) Oracle
2 50 (34.01%) Windows
3 49 (33.33%) Security Cleared
4 45 (30.61%) UNIX
4 45 (30.61%) PL/SQL
5 44 (29.93%) Oracle Database
6 40 (27.21%) Microsoft
7 37 (25.17%) SQL Server
8 33 (22.45%) .NET
9 32 (21.77%) Java
10 30 (20.41%) C#
10 30 (20.41%) ITIL
10 30 (20.41%) Linux
10 30 (20.41%) MS Excel
11 29 (19.73%) VB
11 29 (19.73%) Web Services
11 29 (19.73%) SC Cleared
12 26 (17.69%) Business Intelligence
13 24 (16.33%) ASP.NET
14 23 (15.65%) XML
15 22 (14.97%) C
15 22 (14.97%) Shell Script
16 21 (14.29%) Active Directory
16 21 (14.29%) SQL Server 2008
17 20 (13.61%) Tuxedo
17 20 (13.61%) SQL Server Integration Services
18 19 (12.93%) Service Management
18 19 (12.93%) Service Delivery
18 19 (12.93%) Clustering
18 19 (12.93%) VB.NET

SQL
Top Related IT Skills in Tyne and Wear by Category

For the 6 months to 27 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Tyne and Wear region citing SQL 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. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 20 (13.61%) Tuxedo
2 17 (11.56%) WebLogic
3 13 (8.84%) SAS
4 10 (6.80%) Apache
5 7 (4.76%) IIS
5 7 (4.76%) IBM Notes
6 6 (4.08%) WebSphere
6 6 (4.08%) MQSeries
7 5 (3.40%) JBoss
7 5 (3.40%) Oracle Workflow
7 5 (3.40%) AquaLogic
8 4 (2.72%) SharePoint
9 2 (1.36%) Elasticsearch
9 2 (1.36%) Oracle 10gAS
9 2 (1.36%) Tomcat
10 1 (0.68%) Documentum
10 1 (0.68%) MS Exchange
10 1 (0.68%) BizTalk Server
10 1 (0.68%) OpenROAD
10 1 (0.68%) CMS
Applications
1 30 (20.41%) MS Excel
2 15 (10.20%) MS Office
3 1 (0.68%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (0.68%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 7 (4.76%) Oracle EBS
2 5 (3.40%) Oracle Applications
3 4 (2.72%) Oracle EBS R12
3 4 (2.72%) Dynamics CRM
4 3 (2.04%) Dynamics AX
4 3 (2.04%) Oracle General Ledger
4 3 (2.04%) Oracle Payables
4 3 (2.04%) Oracle Receivables
5 1 (0.68%) Oracle Financials
Communications & Networking
1 10 (6.80%) LDAP
1 10 (6.80%) DNS
2 6 (4.08%) DHCP
3 4 (2.72%) Firewall
4 3 (2.04%) OpenLDAP
5 2 (1.36%) 2G
5 2 (1.36%) Internet
6 1 (0.68%) HTTP
6 1 (0.68%) Extranet
6 1 (0.68%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 44 (29.93%) Oracle Database
2 37 (25.17%) SQL Server
3 21 (14.29%) SQL Server 2008
4 20 (13.61%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 15 (10.20%) SQL Server 2005
6 11 (7.48%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 10 (6.80%) Microsoft Analysis Services
8 8 (5.44%) Oracle Reports
9 7 (4.76%) Data Warehouse
9 7 (4.76%) Oracle Database 11g
10 5 (3.40%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 5 (3.40%) Base SAS
11 3 (2.04%) Oracle BI Publisher
12 2 (1.36%) Relational Database
12 2 (1.36%) SQL Server 2012
12 2 (1.36%) BusinessObjects XI
12 2 (1.36%) Oracle OWB
12 2 (1.36%) RDBMS
12 2 (1.36%) Oracle Database 10g
13 1 (0.68%) DTS
Development Applications
1 8 (5.44%) Team Foundation Server
2 7 (4.76%) Visual Studio
2 7 (4.76%) PVCS
3 5 (3.40%) Eclipse
3 5 (3.40%) Ant
4 3 (2.04%) Oracle Forms
5 1 (0.68%) JUnit
5 1 (0.68%) MSI
5 1 (0.68%) Toad
5 1 (0.68%) JIRA
5 1 (0.68%) SoapUI
General
1 16 (10.88%) Finance
2 3 (2.04%) General Ledger
3 2 (1.36%) Back Office
4 1 (0.68%) Banking
4 1 (0.68%) Multimedia
4 1 (0.68%) Aerospace
4 1 (0.68%) Publishing
4 1 (0.68%) Front Office
4 1 (0.68%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 61 (41.50%) Developer
2 24 (16.33%) Analyst
3 12 (8.16%) Consultant
4 9 (6.12%) .NET Developer
5 8 (5.44%) Architect
5 8 (5.44%) Support Engineer
6 7 (4.76%) Technical Leader
7 6 (4.08%) COBOL Analyst
7 6 (4.08%) Lead Software Engineer
7 6 (4.08%) Software Support Engineer
7 6 (4.08%) Support Analyst
7 6 (4.08%) ETL Developer
7 6 (4.08%) SQL Developer
7 6 (4.08%) Software Engineer
7 6 (4.08%) Applications Support
8 5 (3.40%) Tester
8 5 (3.40%) Java Developer
9 4 (2.72%) JRules Developer
9 4 (2.72%) JRules Consultant
9 4 (2.72%) SAS Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 33 (22.45%) .NET
2 29 (19.73%) Web Services
3 24 (16.33%) ASP.NET
4 23 (15.65%) XML
5 13 (8.84%) SOAP
5 13 (8.84%) Middleware
6 10 (6.80%) J2EE
6 10 (6.80%) MDX
7 8 (5.44%) HTML
8 7 (4.76%) CSS
9 6 (4.08%) jQuery
10 5 (3.40%) JMS
10 5 (3.40%) JDBC
10 5 (3.40%) JRules
10 5 (3.40%) JNDI
10 5 (3.40%) WCF
11 4 (2.72%) Ajax
12 3 (2.04%) WF
12 3 (2.04%) .NET Framework
12 3 (2.04%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 19 (12.93%) Clustering
2 15 (10.20%) N-Tier
3 13 (8.84%) Analytical Skills
4 6 (4.08%) Management Information System
5 4 (2.72%) Algorithms
6 3 (2.04%) NHS
7 2 (1.36%) Visualisation
7 2 (1.36%) Open Source
7 2 (1.36%) CMDB
8 1 (0.68%) Mathematics
8 1 (0.68%) RIA
8 1 (0.68%) Web 2.0
8 1 (0.68%) Data Conversion
Operating Systems
1 50 (34.01%) Windows
2 45 (30.61%) UNIX
3 30 (20.41%) Linux
4 11 (7.48%) Windows Server 2003
4 11 (7.48%) VME
5 10 (6.80%) Windows Server 2008
6 9 (6.12%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 4 (2.72%) HPUX
7 4 (2.72%) Windows XP
8 1 (0.68%) Android
8 1 (0.68%) Windows 8
8 1 (0.68%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (20.41%) ITIL
2 26 (17.69%) Business Intelligence
3 19 (12.93%) Service Management
3 19 (12.93%) Service Delivery
4 17 (11.56%) Data Modelling
4 17 (11.56%) Data Management
5 15 (10.20%) Migration
6 14 (9.52%) Performance Testing
7 12 (8.16%) Web Design
8 11 (7.48%) Problem Management
9 10 (6.80%) Logical Data Model
9 10 (6.80%) Physical Data Model
9 10 (6.80%) Agile Software Development
10 8 (5.44%) Dimensional Modelling
10 8 (5.44%) ETL
11 7 (4.76%) SOA
11 7 (4.76%) Workflow
11 7 (4.76%) Software Engineering
11 7 (4.76%) Knowledge Management
11 7 (4.76%) System Testing
Programming Languages
1 45 (30.61%) PL/SQL
2 32 (21.77%) Java
3 30 (20.41%) C#
4 29 (19.73%) VB
5 22 (14.97%) C
5 22 (14.97%) Shell Script
6 19 (12.93%) VB.NET
7 16 (10.88%) VB6
8 14 (9.52%) VBA
8 14 (9.52%) VBScript
9 13 (8.84%) JavaScript
10 11 (7.48%) COBOL
11 7 (4.76%) T-SQL
12 5 (3.40%) WebLogic Scripting Tool
13 3 (2.04%) Perl
14 2 (1.36%) C++
15 1 (0.68%) Korn
15 1 (0.68%) Scala
Qualifications
1 49 (33.33%) Security Cleared
2 29 (19.73%) SC Cleared
3 8 (5.44%) DV Cleared
4 5 (3.40%) Microsoft Certification
4 5 (3.40%) ISEB
5 3 (2.04%) ITIL Certification
6 2 (1.36%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
6 2 (1.36%) BC Cleared
7 1 (0.68%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (6.12%) SLA
2 4 (2.72%) QA
3 2 (1.36%) ISO 9001
4 1 (0.68%) Data Quality
System Software
1 21 (14.29%) Active Directory
2 7 (4.76%) Terminal Services
2 7 (4.76%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (0.68%) NFS
3 1 (0.68%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 12 (8.16%) OpenView
2 9 (6.12%) MIIS
3 5 (3.40%) OpenView Configuration Management
3 5 (3.40%) HP SIM
4 2 (1.36%) HP Quality Center
4 2 (1.36%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
5 1 (0.68%) CA SiteMinder
5 1 (0.68%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 70 (47.62%) Oracle
2 40 (27.21%) Microsoft
3 18 (12.24%) HP
4 12 (8.16%) Informatica
5 10 (6.80%) Micro Focus
6 9 (6.12%) Red Hat
7 7 (4.76%) Lotus
7 7 (4.76%) Citrix
7 7 (4.76%) VMware
8 3 (2.04%) Business Objects
8 3 (2.04%) ILOG
9 2 (1.36%) Rogue Wave
9 2 (1.36%) IBM
10 1 (0.68%) Cisco
10 1 (0.68%) CA
10 1 (0.68%) EnterpriseDB
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