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 July 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 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Structured Query Language (SQL)
Rank 10 13 3
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -10
Contract jobs citing SQL 226 73 76
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Tyne and Wear 17.84% 10.00% 20.11%
As % of the Programming Languages category 50.00% 31.20% 43.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 152 39 50
Median daily rate £320 £350 £315
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.57% +11.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £235 £240 £243
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £421 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £353 £350 £335
% change year-on-year
+0.71% +4.47%
Number of hourly rates quoted 24 4 0
Median hourly rate £28.88 £37.50 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-23.00% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £29.00 £28.13 £25.00
% change year-on-year
+3.11% +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
452 234 174
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Tyne and Wear 35.67% 32.05% 46.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 292 145 120
Median daily rate £330 £378 £303
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-12.58% +24.79%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £235 £263 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £488 £520 £426
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £355 £350
% change year-on-year
+5.63% +1.42%
Number of hourly rates quoted 32 4 6
Median hourly rate £32.50 £37.50 £33.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-13.33% +13.63%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £28.00 £37.50 £13.88
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £36.36 £45.00 £36.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £37.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%

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 July 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 July 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 July 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 +4 220 £320 -8.57% 19
Sunderland +1 3 - - 3
SQL
North East

SQL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Tyne and Wear

For the 6 months to 29 July 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.

1 182 (49.06%) Windows
2 173 (46.63%) Oracle
3 169 (45.55%) SQL Server
4 161 (43.40%) Security Cleared
5 138 (37.20%) SC Cleared
5 138 (37.20%) HP
6 134 (36.12%) Unix
7 124 (33.42%) Microsoft
8 110 (29.65%) Active Directory
8 110 (29.65%) Windows Server
9 97 (26.15%) ITIL
10 95 (25.61%) Linux
10 95 (25.61%) DNS
11 92 (24.80%) VB
12 77 (20.75%) Shell Script
13 75 (20.22%) PowerShell
14 74 (19.95%) Perl
15 72 (19.41%) Microsoft Certification
16 68 (18.33%) PL/SQL
16 68 (18.33%) MS Excel
17 67 (18.06%) Citrix
18 66 (17.79%) DHCP
19 65 (17.52%) T-SQL
20 64 (17.25%) VMware
21 61 (16.44%) TCP/IP
21 61 (16.44%) CA
22 59 (15.90%) BPSS Clearance
23 54 (14.56%) Tivoli
24 51 (13.75%) XML
25 49 (13.21%) .NET

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 41 (11.05%) IIS
2 26 (7.01%) Oracle Workflow
3 24 (6.47%) SharePoint
3 24 (6.47%) WebLogic
4 21 (5.66%) MS Exchange
5 20 (5.39%) Apache
5 20 (5.39%) IBM Notes
6 16 (4.31%) Exchange Server 2010
6 16 (4.31%) Exchange Server 2013
7 15 (4.04%) JBoss
7 15 (4.04%) OpenStack
8 11 (2.96%) SAS
9 7 (1.89%) WebSphere
9 7 (1.89%) WebSphere Application Server
10 5 (1.35%) CMS
10 5 (1.35%) Exchange Server 2003
11 4 (1.08%) FileNet
11 4 (1.08%) Skype for Business
12 3 (0.81%) Confluence
12 3 (0.81%) Tuxedo
Applications
1 68 (18.33%) MS Excel
2 24 (6.47%) MS Office
3 3 (0.81%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 25 (6.74%) Oracle EBS
2 23 (6.20%) Oracle EBS R12
3 20 (5.39%) Oracle Applications
3 20 (5.39%) Oracle General Ledger
3 20 (5.39%) Oracle Payables
4 18 (4.85%) Oracle Receivables
5 7 (1.89%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
5 7 (1.89%) Oracle 11i
6 3 (0.81%) Dynamics CRM
7 1 (0.27%) Oracle Financials
Cloud Services
1 16 (4.31%) Office 365
2 5 (1.35%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (0.81%) OpenShift
4 2 (0.54%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 95 (25.61%) DNS
2 66 (17.79%) DHCP
3 61 (16.44%) TCP/IP
4 43 (11.59%) SAN
5 40 (10.78%) Firewall
6 16 (4.31%) SSL
7 15 (4.04%) LDAP
8 12 (3.23%) SSH
9 8 (2.16%) OpenLDAP
10 7 (1.89%) Intrusion Detection
10 7 (1.89%) Network Security
11 3 (0.81%) 3G
11 3 (0.81%) Wi-Fi
12 2 (0.54%) Internet
12 2 (0.54%) Skype
12 2 (0.54%) VoIP
13 1 (0.27%) Ethernet
13 1 (0.27%) Fibre Channel
13 1 (0.27%) HTTP
13 1 (0.27%) Kerberos
Database & Business Intelligence
1 169 (45.55%) SQL Server
2 41 (11.05%) DB2
3 37 (9.97%) SQL Server 2008
4 33 (8.89%) SQL Server 2012
5 25 (6.74%) Oracle Reports
6 24 (6.47%) Oracle BI Publisher
6 24 (6.47%) Oracle Database
6 24 (6.47%) SQL Server 2005
6 24 (6.47%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 22 (5.93%) BusinessObjects
8 21 (5.66%) Data Warehouse
8 21 (5.66%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 12 (3.23%) Oracle Database 11g
10 11 (2.96%) Relational Database
11 8 (2.16%) Business Intelligence Development Studio
11 8 (2.16%) Hadoop
11 8 (2.16%) SQL Server 2000
11 8 (2.16%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 7 (1.89%) MongoDB
12 7 (1.89%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 41 (11.05%) MSI
2 26 (7.01%) Team Foundation Server
2 26 (7.01%) Visual Studio
3 18 (4.85%) Oracle Forms
4 17 (4.58%) ERwin
5 10 (2.70%) ProC
6 9 (2.43%) HP UFT
7 8 (2.16%) LoadRunner
7 8 (2.16%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
8 7 (1.89%) Facilita Forecast
8 7 (1.89%) GCC
8 7 (1.89%) GDB
9 4 (1.08%) Git (software)
10 3 (0.81%) JIRA
11 2 (0.54%) Cucumber
11 2 (0.54%) Sahi
11 2 (0.54%) Selenium
11 2 (0.54%) WATIR
12 1 (0.27%) Mockito
12 1 (0.27%) NMock
General
1 44 (11.86%) Finance
2 20 (5.39%) General Ledger
3 8 (2.16%) Manufacturing
4 6 (1.62%) Advertising
5 3 (0.81%) Marketing
6 2 (0.54%) Retail
7 1 (0.27%) Legal
7 1 (0.27%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 96 (25.88%) Developer
2 32 (8.63%) Support Engineer
3 29 (7.82%) Oracle Developer
4 24 (6.47%) .NET Developer
5 21 (5.66%) SQL Developer
6 19 (5.12%) Analyst
7 18 (4.85%) DBA
8 17 (4.58%) C# Developer
8 17 (4.58%) E-Business Developer
8 17 (4.58%) SQL DBA
9 13 (3.50%) Applications Developer
9 13 (3.50%) Oracle Financials Developer
10 12 (3.23%) Tester
11 11 (2.96%) Wintel Support
12 9 (2.43%) C# .NET Developer
12 9 (2.43%) Consultant
12 9 (2.43%) Office 365 Engineer
12 9 (2.43%) Server Support
13 8 (2.16%) 3rd Line Support
13 8 (2.16%) Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 51 (13.75%) XML
2 49 (13.21%) .NET
3 23 (6.20%) ASP.NET
4 22 (5.93%) Middleware
5 18 (4.85%) HTML
6 14 (3.77%) .NET Framework
7 13 (3.50%) ASP.NET Web API
7 13 (3.50%) CSS
8 12 (3.23%) Web Services
9 11 (2.96%) ASP.NET MVC
10 7 (1.89%) ASP.NET MVC 5
10 7 (1.89%) jQuery
10 7 (1.89%) MDX
10 7 (1.89%) Software Packaging
10 7 (1.89%) WebSphere MQ
11 5 (1.35%) Classic ASP
11 5 (1.35%) JSON
12 4 (1.08%) Entity Framework
12 4 (1.08%) Regular Expression
13 3 (0.81%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 45 (12.13%) Clustering
2 25 (6.74%) Analytical Skills
2 25 (6.74%) Computer Science
3 23 (6.20%) Management Information System
4 13 (3.50%) Replication
5 12 (3.23%) Mainframe
6 9 (2.43%) CMDB
7 8 (2.16%) Client/Server
7 8 (2.16%) Data Structures
8 7 (1.89%) DataPower
8 7 (1.89%) IBM Mainframe
8 7 (1.89%) Visualisation
9 6 (1.62%) Performance Metrics
10 4 (1.08%) Data Centre
10 4 (1.08%) Data Integration
10 4 (1.08%) N-Tier
10 4 (1.08%) Private Cloud
11 3 (0.81%) Enterprise Storage
11 3 (0.81%) Fat Client
11 3 (0.81%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 182 (49.06%) Windows
2 134 (36.12%) Unix
3 110 (29.65%) Windows Server
4 95 (25.61%) Linux
5 24 (6.47%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 24 (6.47%) Windows Server 2008
6 23 (6.20%) Windows 7
7 21 (5.66%) AIX
7 21 (5.66%) Solaris
8 19 (5.12%) Windows Server 2003
9 18 (4.85%) Windows XP
10 15 (4.04%) Windows Server 2012
11 7 (1.89%) zOS
12 6 (1.62%) HPUX
13 4 (1.08%) Android
13 4 (1.08%) Apple iOS
14 2 (0.54%) Windows Phone
14 2 (0.54%) Windows Phone 8
15 1 (0.27%) Debian
15 1 (0.27%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 97 (26.15%) ITIL
2 48 (12.94%) Configuration Management
2 48 (12.94%) Incident Management
3 47 (12.67%) Mentoring
4 41 (11.05%) Business Intelligence
5 33 (8.89%) High Availability
5 33 (8.89%) Migration
6 29 (7.82%) Agile Software Development
6 29 (7.82%) Problem Management
7 28 (7.55%) Software Delivery
7 28 (7.55%) Workflow
8 26 (7.01%) Server Monitoring
9 24 (6.47%) Change Management
9 24 (6.47%) Regression Testing
9 24 (6.47%) Root Cause Analysis
10 23 (6.20%) Data Modelling
10 23 (6.20%) Performance Tuning
11 22 (5.93%) ETL
12 21 (5.66%) Application Packaging
12 21 (5.66%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 92 (24.80%) VB
2 77 (20.75%) Shell Script
3 75 (20.22%) PowerShell
4 74 (19.95%) Perl
5 68 (18.33%) PL/SQL
6 65 (17.52%) T-SQL
7 46 (12.40%) VBScript
8 42 (11.32%) C#
9 38 (10.24%) Java
10 21 (5.66%) JavaScript
11 20 (5.39%) C
12 13 (3.50%) Korn
13 12 (3.23%) C++
13 12 (3.23%) VB.NET
14 4 (1.08%) Bourne shell
14 4 (1.08%) Python
14 4 (1.08%) VBA
15 3 (0.81%) PHP
16 2 (0.54%) Ruby
16 2 (0.54%) VB6
Qualifications
1 161 (43.40%) Security Cleared
2 138 (37.20%) SC Cleared
3 72 (19.41%) Microsoft Certification
4 59 (15.90%) BPSS Clearance
5 35 (9.43%) Degree
6 24 (6.47%) AAT
7 23 (6.20%) MCSE
8 14 (3.77%) MCTS
9 11 (2.96%) ISTQB
10 9 (2.43%) MCSD
11 8 (2.16%) MCITP
11 8 (2.16%) MCP
11 8 (2.16%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
12 7 (1.89%) ISEB
13 6 (1.62%) MCDBA
13 6 (1.62%) MCSA
14 5 (1.35%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
15 3 (0.81%) ITIL Certification
15 3 (0.81%) SAS Certification
16 2 (0.54%) Citrix Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 38 (10.24%) SLA
2 22 (5.93%) Disclosure Scotland
3 15 (4.04%) QA
4 6 (1.62%) ISO 9001
5 5 (1.35%) Data Quality
System Software
1 110 (29.65%) Active Directory
2 48 (12.94%) Microsoft App-V
3 37 (9.97%) VMware Infrastructure
4 34 (9.16%) XenApp
5 26 (7.01%) XenDesktop
5 26 (7.01%) XenServer
6 24 (6.47%) Terminal Services
7 8 (2.16%) Firmware
8 7 (1.89%) NFS
8 7 (1.89%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
9 5 (1.35%) Hyper-V
10 4 (1.08%) vSphere
11 3 (0.81%) Docker
12 2 (0.54%) Brightmail
12 2 (0.54%) Oracle RAC
12 2 (0.54%) VMware Workstation
13 1 (0.27%) Microsoft Virtual Server
13 1 (0.27%) Virtual Servers
13 1 (0.27%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 54 (14.56%) Tivoli
2 48 (12.94%) HP SiteScope
3 43 (11.59%) MOM
4 31 (8.36%) Microsoft Clustering
5 30 (8.09%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
6 28 (7.55%) Perfmon
6 28 (7.55%) SCCM
7 23 (6.20%) OpenView Configuration Management
8 20 (5.39%) OpenView
9 14 (3.77%) HP SIM
10 7 (1.89%) HP Quality Center
10 7 (1.89%) Opscode Chef
10 7 (1.89%) Puppet
11 5 (1.35%) SCOM
12 3 (0.81%) Netcool
13 2 (0.54%) Data Guard
13 2 (0.54%) SAP Afaria
13 2 (0.54%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
13 2 (0.54%) Unicenter
13 2 (0.54%) XenMobile
Vendors
1 173 (46.63%) Oracle
2 138 (37.20%) HP
3 124 (33.42%) Microsoft
4 67 (18.06%) Citrix
5 64 (17.25%) VMware
6 61 (16.44%) CA
7 49 (13.21%) ServiceNow
8 41 (11.05%) BMC
9 35 (9.43%) Informatica
10 29 (7.82%) Red Hat
11 27 (7.28%) AppSense
12 20 (5.39%) Lotus
13 17 (4.58%) IBM
14 13 (3.50%) Sun
15 7 (1.89%) Axway
15 7 (1.89%) Siebel
15 7 (1.89%) Xamarin
16 6 (1.62%) Meridio
16 6 (1.62%) Tableau
17 4 (1.08%) SAP
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