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 June 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 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Structured Query Language (SQL)
Rank 10 8 4
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -4
Contract jobs citing SQL 244 80 76
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Tyne and Wear 17.15% 12.52% 18.91%
As % of the Programming Languages category 48.90% 35.71% 44.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 148 51 46
Median daily rate £320 £368 £261
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-12.92% +40.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £235 £248 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £488 £408
UK excluding London median daily rate £363 £340 £333
% change year-on-year
+6.61% +2.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 24 1 0
Median hourly rate £28.63 £32.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.54% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.50 £22.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+44.44% -25.00%
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
499 224 171
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Tyne and Wear 35.07% 35.05% 42.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 316 154 110
Median daily rate £320 £363 £265
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-11.72% +36.79%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £248 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £524 £400
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 30 3 5
Median hourly rate £28.88 £32.00 £33.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-9.76% -4.47%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £28.00 £15.68 £13.60
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £36.00 £40.00 £36.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £37.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +2.77%

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 June 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 29 June 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 29 June 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 -3 231 £315 -14.28% 28
Sunderland +4 7 £388 +46.22%
SQL
North East

SQL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Tyne and Wear

For the 6 months to 29 June 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.

1 157 (49.37%) Windows
2 152 (47.80%) SQL Server
3 139 (43.71%) Oracle
4 136 (42.77%) Security Cleared
5 125 (39.31%) HP
6 119 (37.42%) SC Cleared
7 111 (34.91%) Microsoft
8 107 (33.65%) Unix
9 98 (30.82%) Active Directory
10 95 (29.87%) Windows Server
11 87 (27.36%) ITIL
12 85 (26.73%) DNS
13 84 (26.42%) VB
14 79 (24.84%) Linux
15 69 (21.70%) PowerShell
16 66 (20.75%) MS Excel
17 65 (20.44%) Perl
17 65 (20.44%) Microsoft Certification
18 63 (19.81%) T-SQL
19 60 (18.87%) Shell Script
20 58 (18.24%) Citrix
21 56 (17.61%) DHCP
21 56 (17.61%) VMware
22 54 (16.98%) TCP/IP
23 53 (16.67%) CA
24 48 (15.09%) PL/SQL
25 47 (14.78%) Tivoli
26 45 (14.15%) ServiceNow
26 45 (14.15%) Mentoring
26 45 (14.15%) BPSS Clearance

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 35 (11.01%) IIS
2 24 (7.55%) SharePoint
2 24 (7.55%) WebLogic
3 22 (6.92%) Apache
4 20 (6.29%) Oracle Workflow
5 18 (5.66%) MS Exchange
6 17 (5.35%) IBM Notes
7 15 (4.72%) JBoss
8 14 (4.40%) Exchange Server 2010
8 14 (4.40%) Exchange Server 2013
8 14 (4.40%) OpenStack
9 11 (3.46%) SAS
10 7 (2.20%) WebSphere
10 7 (2.20%) WebSphere Application Server
11 5 (1.57%) Exchange Server 2003
12 4 (1.26%) CMS
12 4 (1.26%) FileNet
13 3 (0.94%) Confluence
14 2 (0.63%) BizTalk Server
14 2 (0.63%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 66 (20.75%) MS Excel
2 23 (7.23%) MS Office
3 3 (0.94%) MS Project
4 2 (0.63%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 16 (5.03%) Oracle EBS
2 14 (4.40%) Oracle Applications
2 14 (4.40%) Oracle EBS R12
2 14 (4.40%) Oracle General Ledger
2 14 (4.40%) Oracle Payables
3 12 (3.77%) Oracle Receivables
4 7 (2.20%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
5 4 (1.26%) Oracle 11i
6 3 (0.94%) Dynamics CRM
7 1 (0.31%) Oracle Financials
Cloud Services
1 14 (4.40%) Office 365
2 3 (0.94%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (0.94%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 85 (26.73%) DNS
2 56 (17.61%) DHCP
3 54 (16.98%) TCP/IP
4 38 (11.95%) SAN
5 37 (11.64%) Firewall
6 16 (5.03%) SSL
7 15 (4.72%) LDAP
8 12 (3.77%) SSH
9 8 (2.52%) OpenLDAP
10 7 (2.20%) Intrusion Detection
10 7 (2.20%) Network Security
11 6 (1.89%) HTTP
12 2 (0.63%) 3G
12 2 (0.63%) VoIP
12 2 (0.63%) Wi-Fi
13 1 (0.31%) Ethernet
13 1 (0.31%) Fibre Channel
13 1 (0.31%) Internet
13 1 (0.31%) Kerberos
Database & Business Intelligence
1 152 (47.80%) SQL Server
2 36 (11.32%) SQL Server 2008
3 35 (11.01%) DB2
4 32 (10.06%) SQL Server 2012
5 24 (7.55%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 23 (7.23%) SQL Server 2005
7 22 (6.92%) BusinessObjects
7 22 (6.92%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 21 (6.60%) Oracle Database
9 19 (5.97%) Data Warehouse
10 15 (4.72%) Oracle BI Publisher
10 15 (4.72%) Oracle Reports
11 11 (3.46%) Oracle Database 11g
11 11 (3.46%) Relational Database
12 8 (2.52%) Business Intelligence Development Studio
12 8 (2.52%) SQL Server 2000
12 8 (2.52%) SQL Server Analysis Services
13 7 (2.20%) PostgreSQL
14 6 (1.89%) HBase
14 6 (1.89%) Pentaho
Development Applications
1 34 (10.69%) MSI
2 25 (7.86%) Visual Studio
3 23 (7.23%) Team Foundation Server
4 16 (5.03%) ERwin
5 13 (4.09%) Oracle Forms
6 8 (2.52%) Git (software)
6 8 (2.52%) LoadRunner
6 8 (2.52%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
7 7 (2.20%) Facilita Forecast
7 7 (2.20%) HP UFT
8 5 (1.57%) Subversion
9 3 (0.94%) JIRA
10 1 (0.31%) Maven
10 1 (0.31%) Mockito
10 1 (0.31%) Octopus Deploy
General
1 35 (11.01%) Finance
2 14 (4.40%) General Ledger
3 5 (1.57%) Advertising
4 4 (1.26%) Manufacturing
5 3 (0.94%) Marketing
6 1 (0.31%) Legal
Job Titles
1 74 (23.27%) Developer
2 24 (7.55%) Support Engineer
3 21 (6.60%) .NET Developer
4 20 (6.29%) Analyst
5 19 (5.97%) Oracle Developer
5 19 (5.97%) SQL Developer
6 18 (5.66%) DBA
7 17 (5.35%) SQL DBA
8 14 (4.40%) C# Developer
9 12 (3.77%) E-Business Developer
9 12 (3.77%) Tester
10 11 (3.46%) Applications Developer
10 11 (3.46%) Wintel Support
11 9 (2.83%) Office 365 Engineer
11 9 (2.83%) Oracle Financials Developer
11 9 (2.83%) T-SQL Developer
12 8 (2.52%) Architect
12 8 (2.52%) Cloud Engineer
12 8 (2.52%) VB.NET Developer
13 7 (2.20%) Unix Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 44 (13.84%) .NET
2 36 (11.32%) XML
3 23 (7.23%) HTML
4 22 (6.92%) ASP.NET
5 19 (5.97%) Middleware
6 14 (4.40%) CSS
7 10 (3.14%) ASP.NET Web API
8 9 (2.83%) ASP.NET MVC
9 8 (2.52%) .NET Framework
9 8 (2.52%) Web Services
10 7 (2.20%) ASP.NET MVC 5
10 7 (2.20%) Classic ASP
10 7 (2.20%) HTML5
10 7 (2.20%) MDX
10 7 (2.20%) Software Packaging
10 7 (2.20%) WebSphere MQ
11 6 (1.89%) XHTML
12 5 (1.57%) Node.js
13 4 (1.26%) Apache CXF
13 4 (1.26%) Regular Expression
Miscellaneous
1 40 (12.58%) Clustering
2 25 (7.86%) Analytical Skills
3 23 (7.23%) Computer Science
4 19 (5.97%) Management Information System
5 13 (4.09%) Replication
6 10 (3.14%) Mainframe
7 8 (2.52%) Data Structures
8 7 (2.20%) DataPower
8 7 (2.20%) IBM Mainframe
9 6 (1.89%) CMDB
9 6 (1.89%) Performance Metrics
9 6 (1.89%) Visualisation
10 5 (1.57%) Client/Server
11 4 (1.26%) Blog
11 4 (1.26%) Data Centre
11 4 (1.26%) N-Tier
11 4 (1.26%) Private Cloud
12 3 (0.94%) Data Integration
12 3 (0.94%) Enterprise Storage
13 2 (0.63%) Algorithms
Operating Systems
1 157 (49.37%) Windows
2 107 (33.65%) Unix
3 95 (29.87%) Windows Server
4 79 (24.84%) Linux
5 24 (7.55%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 20 (6.29%) Windows Server 2008
7 19 (5.97%) AIX
8 18 (5.66%) Windows 7
9 17 (5.35%) Windows Server 2003
9 17 (5.35%) Windows XP
10 13 (4.09%) Windows Server 2012
11 11 (3.46%) Solaris
12 7 (2.20%) zOS
13 4 (1.26%) HPUX
14 1 (0.31%) Android
14 1 (0.31%) Debian
14 1 (0.31%) SUSE
14 1 (0.31%) VME
14 1 (0.31%) Windows Phone
14 1 (0.31%) Windows Phone 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 87 (27.36%) ITIL
2 45 (14.15%) Mentoring
3 41 (12.89%) Business Intelligence
3 41 (12.89%) Incident Management
4 40 (12.58%) Configuration Management
5 29 (9.12%) Agile Software Development
5 29 (9.12%) Migration
6 28 (8.81%) High Availability
7 26 (8.18%) Problem Management
8 24 (7.55%) Software Delivery
9 23 (7.23%) Performance Tuning
9 23 (7.23%) Server Monitoring
10 22 (6.92%) Workflow
11 21 (6.60%) Change Management
11 21 (6.60%) Data Modelling
12 20 (6.29%) DevOps
12 20 (6.29%) Root Cause Analysis
13 19 (5.97%) Regression Testing
14 18 (5.66%) ETL
14 18 (5.66%) Software Testing
Programming Languages
1 84 (26.42%) VB
2 69 (21.70%) PowerShell
3 65 (20.44%) Perl
4 63 (19.81%) T-SQL
5 60 (18.87%) Shell Script
6 48 (15.09%) PL/SQL
7 42 (13.21%) VBScript
8 34 (10.69%) C#
8 34 (10.69%) Java
9 23 (7.23%) JavaScript
10 13 (4.09%) Korn
11 12 (3.77%) VB.NET
12 4 (1.26%) Bourne shell
12 4 (1.26%) VBA
13 3 (0.94%) VB6
14 2 (0.63%) C
14 2 (0.63%) C++
14 2 (0.63%) PHP
14 2 (0.63%) Python
15 1 (0.31%) RPG
Qualifications
1 136 (42.77%) Security Cleared
2 119 (37.42%) SC Cleared
3 65 (20.44%) Microsoft Certification
4 45 (14.15%) BPSS Clearance
5 33 (10.38%) Degree
6 22 (6.92%) MCSE
7 20 (6.29%) AAT
8 12 (3.77%) MCTS
9 11 (3.46%) ISTQB
10 9 (2.83%) MCSD
11 8 (2.52%) MCITP
11 8 (2.52%) MCP
11 8 (2.52%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
12 7 (2.20%) ISEB
13 6 (1.89%) MCDBA
13 6 (1.89%) MCSA
14 5 (1.57%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
15 3 (0.94%) ITIL Certification
15 3 (0.94%) SAS Certification
16 2 (0.63%) Citrix Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 31 (9.75%) SLA
2 17 (5.35%) Disclosure Scotland
3 10 (3.14%) QA
4 6 (1.89%) ISO 9001
5 3 (0.94%) Data Quality
System Software
1 98 (30.82%) Active Directory
2 41 (12.89%) Microsoft App-V
3 32 (10.06%) VMware Infrastructure
4 29 (9.12%) XenApp
5 22 (6.92%) XenDesktop
5 22 (6.92%) XenServer
6 21 (6.60%) Terminal Services
7 7 (2.20%) NFS
7 7 (2.20%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
8 6 (1.89%) Firmware
9 4 (1.26%) vSphere
10 3 (0.94%) Docker
10 3 (0.94%) Hyper-V
11 2 (0.63%) Brightmail
11 2 (0.63%) Oracle RAC
12 1 (0.31%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 47 (14.78%) Tivoli
2 41 (12.89%) HP SiteScope
3 37 (11.64%) MOM
4 28 (8.81%) Microsoft Clustering
5 26 (8.18%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
6 25 (7.86%) Perfmon
7 24 (7.55%) SCCM
8 20 (6.29%) OpenView Configuration Management
9 17 (5.35%) OpenView
10 11 (3.46%) HP SIM
11 7 (2.20%) HP Quality Center
11 7 (2.20%) Opscode Chef
11 7 (2.20%) Puppet
12 5 (1.57%) SCOM
13 3 (0.94%) Netcool
14 2 (0.63%) Data Guard
14 2 (0.63%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
14 2 (0.63%) Unicenter
15 1 (0.31%) Oracle EDQ
15 1 (0.31%) SAP Afaria
Vendors
1 139 (43.71%) Oracle
2 125 (39.31%) HP
3 111 (34.91%) Microsoft
4 58 (18.24%) Citrix
5 56 (17.61%) VMware
6 53 (16.67%) CA
7 45 (14.15%) ServiceNow
8 35 (11.01%) BMC
9 31 (9.75%) Informatica
10 29 (9.12%) Red Hat
11 23 (7.23%) AppSense
12 17 (5.35%) IBM
12 17 (5.35%) Lotus
13 7 (2.20%) Axway
13 7 (2.20%) Siebel
13 7 (2.20%) Sun
13 7 (2.20%) Xamarin
14 6 (1.89%) Meridio
14 6 (1.89%) Tableau
15 3 (0.94%) Altiris
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