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 15 September 2014 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
15 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Structured Query Language (SQL)
Rank 4 7 12
Rank change year-on-year
+3 +5
Contract jobs citing SQL 81 22 32
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Tyne and Wear 17.02% 11.70% 9.09%
As % of the Programming Languages category 36.00% 43.14% 29.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 46 17 15
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£335 £325 £255
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.94% +27.45%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £223 £246 £212
10% offered a daily rate of more than £423 £355 £350
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £330 £325
% change year-on-year
+6.06% +1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 1 2
Average hourly rate £20.25 £12.99 £16.64
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+55.88% -21.93%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.88 £23.48 £25.73
% change year-on-year
+10.20% -8.74%
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
225 51 108
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Tyne and Wear 47.27% 27.13% 30.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 150 27 53
Average daily rate £375 £325 £260
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.38% +25.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £425 £350
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 1 4
Average hourly rate £21.38 £12.99 £14.88
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+64.54% -12.67%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.40 £12.99 £13.11
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £49.00 £12.99 £16.64
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £32.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -7.14%

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 15 September 2014.

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 15 September 2014.

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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing SQL within the Tyne and Wear region over the 3 months to 15 September 2014. 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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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 -1 77 £335 +2.94% 27
Sunderland -1 3 £375 - 1
Gateshead - - - - 1
North Shields - - - -
South Shields - - - -
SQL
North East

SQL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Tyne and Wear

For the 6 months to 15 September 2014, 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 92 (53.80%) Oracle
2 64 (37.43%) UNIX
3 60 (35.09%) PL/SQL
4 55 (32.16%) Windows
5 48 (28.07%) Security Cleared
6 45 (26.32%) Oracle Database
7 44 (25.73%) Linux
8 37 (21.64%) SQL Server
9 31 (18.13%) SC Cleared
10 30 (17.54%) Business Intelligence
11 29 (16.96%) Microsoft
11 29 (16.96%) .NET
12 28 (16.37%) WebLogic
13 27 (15.79%) ITIL
14 26 (15.20%) C#
15 25 (14.62%) Java
16 24 (14.04%) HP
16 24 (14.04%) Configuration Management
17 23 (13.45%) Oracle Database 11g
18 22 (12.87%) SAS
19 21 (12.28%) Red Hat
19 21 (12.28%) VB
19 21 (12.28%) Web Services
20 20 (11.70%) Data Modelling
20 20 (11.70%) Active Directory
21 19 (11.11%) DNS
21 19 (11.11%) MS Excel
21 19 (11.11%) Firewall
21 19 (11.11%) SQL Server 2008
21 19 (11.11%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux

SQL
Top Related IT Skills in Tyne and Wear by Category

For the 6 months to 15 September 2014, 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 28 (16.37%) WebLogic
2 22 (12.87%) SAS
3 18 (10.53%) WebSphere
4 11 (6.43%) Oracle Workflow
5 9 (5.26%) Tuxedo
6 7 (4.09%) SharePoint
7 6 (3.51%) Apache
8 4 (2.34%) Oracle Application Server
9 3 (1.75%) FileNet
9 3 (1.75%) IIS
9 3 (1.75%) IBM Notes
9 3 (1.75%) Documentum
10 2 (1.17%) WebSphere Application Server
10 2 (1.17%) Oracle 10gAS
11 1 (0.58%) SharePoint 2010
11 1 (0.58%) Oracle UPK
11 1 (0.58%) Exchange Server 2010
11 1 (0.58%) AquaLogic
11 1 (0.58%) MS Exchange
11 1 (0.58%) Tomcat
Applications
1 19 (11.11%) MS Excel
2 7 (4.09%) MS Office
3 1 (0.58%) MS Project
3 1 (0.58%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 13 (7.60%) Oracle EBS
2 11 (6.43%) Oracle EBS R12
3 10 (5.85%) Oracle Applications
4 8 (4.68%) Oracle Payables
5 6 (3.51%) Oracle Receivables
5 6 (3.51%) Oracle General Ledger
6 4 (2.34%) Oracle Payroll
6 4 (2.34%) Dynamics CRM
7 2 (1.17%) Dynamics AX
7 2 (1.17%) Oracle iRecruitment
7 2 (1.17%) Oracle CRM
7 2 (1.17%) Oracle Internet Expenses
8 1 (0.58%) Oracle Cash Management
8 1 (0.58%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
8 1 (0.58%) Oracle iProcurement
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.17%) SaaS
2 1 (0.58%) Taleo
Communications & Networking
1 19 (11.11%) DNS
1 19 (11.11%) Firewall
2 17 (9.94%) LDAP
3 10 (5.85%) OpenLDAP
4 8 (4.68%) SSH
4 8 (4.68%) DHCP
5 5 (2.92%) LAN
5 5 (2.92%) WAN
5 5 (2.92%) SAN
5 5 (2.92%) VPN
6 3 (1.75%) SSL
7 2 (1.17%) Internet
8 1 (0.58%) Extranet
8 1 (0.58%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 45 (26.32%) Oracle Database
2 37 (21.64%) SQL Server
3 23 (13.45%) Oracle Database 11g
4 19 (11.11%) SQL Server 2008
5 16 (9.36%) Data Warehouse
6 15 (8.77%) Base SAS
7 14 (8.19%) SQL Server 2005
7 14 (8.19%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 13 (7.60%) SQL Server 2000
8 13 (7.60%) Oracle Reports
9 7 (4.09%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 6 (3.51%) Business Intelligence Development Studio
11 5 (2.92%) Oracle BI EE
11 5 (2.92%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 4 (2.34%) Oracle BI Publisher
12 4 (2.34%) Relational Database
12 4 (2.34%) Microsoft Analysis Services
12 4 (2.34%) Oracle Database 10g
12 4 (2.34%) DTS
12 4 (2.34%) Oracle Discoverer
Development Applications
1 8 (4.68%) Oracle Forms
2 6 (3.51%) PVCS
2 6 (3.51%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
3 4 (2.34%) Team Foundation Server
3 4 (2.34%) LoadRunner
3 4 (2.34%) JMeter
4 3 (1.75%) ERwin
4 3 (1.75%) Rational Rhapsody
5 2 (1.17%) Toad
5 2 (1.17%) JUnit
5 2 (1.17%) Visual Studio
6 1 (0.58%) MSI
6 1 (0.58%) Maven
6 1 (0.58%) JIRA
6 1 (0.58%) Jenkins
General
1 14 (8.19%) Finance
2 6 (3.51%) General Ledger
3 5 (2.92%) Manufacturing
4 3 (1.75%) Pharmaceutical
4 3 (1.75%) Marketing
5 2 (1.17%) Retail
6 1 (0.58%) Multimedia
6 1 (0.58%) Front Office
6 1 (0.58%) Back Office
6 1 (0.58%) Advertising
6 1 (0.58%) Publishing
6 1 (0.58%) Banking
Job Titles
1 48 (28.07%) Developer
2 33 (19.30%) Analyst
3 18 (10.53%) Applications Support
4 15 (8.77%) Support Analyst
5 12 (7.02%) SAS Developer
6 11 (6.43%) UNIX Engineer
7 9 (5.26%) Applications Support Analyst
7 9 (5.26%) Support Engineer
7 9 (5.26%) Consultant
7 9 (5.26%) DBA
8 7 (4.09%) Server Support
8 7 (4.09%) Tester
8 7 (4.09%) Support Specialist
9 6 (3.51%) Architect
9 6 (3.51%) Software Engineer
9 6 (3.51%) SQL DBA
9 6 (3.51%) Programmer
9 6 (3.51%) SAS Analyst
9 6 (3.51%) UNIX Support
10 5 (2.92%) Oracle Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 29 (16.96%) .NET
2 21 (12.28%) Web Services
3 17 (9.94%) XML
4 14 (8.19%) ASP.NET
5 9 (5.26%) Middleware
6 8 (4.68%) HTML
7 6 (3.51%) J2EE
7 6 (3.51%) WCF
8 5 (2.92%) WF
8 5 (2.92%) WebSphere MQ
8 5 (2.92%) Spring
8 5 (2.92%) CSS
8 5 (2.92%) AppFabric
9 4 (2.34%) ActiveX
9 4 (2.34%) DCOM
9 4 (2.34%) MDX
9 4 (2.34%) HTML5
10 3 (1.75%) jQuery
10 3 (1.75%) .NET Framework
10 3 (1.75%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 18 (10.53%) Clustering
1 18 (10.53%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (4.09%) Management Information System
3 6 (3.51%) Replication
3 6 (3.51%) N-Tier
4 5 (2.92%) Thin Client
4 5 (2.92%) Fat Client
4 5 (2.92%) Open Source
5 4 (2.34%) Statistics
5 4 (2.34%) NHS
6 2 (1.17%) Social Media
6 2 (1.17%) CMDB
6 2 (1.17%) Visualisation
7 1 (0.58%) Mathematics
7 1 (0.58%) Computer Science
7 1 (0.58%) RIA
7 1 (0.58%) Data Conversion
7 1 (0.58%) Mainframe
7 1 (0.58%) IVR
7 1 (0.58%) Web 2.0
Operating Systems
1 64 (37.43%) UNIX
2 55 (32.16%) Windows
3 44 (25.73%) Linux
4 19 (11.11%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 12 (7.02%) Windows XP
6 8 (4.68%) AIX
6 8 (4.68%) HPUX
6 8 (4.68%) Windows Server 2008
7 7 (4.09%) Windows Server 2003
8 5 (2.92%) Solaris
9 2 (1.17%) Android
9 2 (1.17%) Windows Server 2012
9 2 (1.17%) Apple iOS
10 1 (0.58%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (17.54%) Business Intelligence
2 27 (15.79%) ITIL
3 24 (14.04%) Configuration Management
4 20 (11.70%) Data Modelling
5 17 (9.94%) Workflow
5 17 (9.94%) Data Management
5 17 (9.94%) Dimensional Modelling
6 16 (9.36%) Performance Testing
7 14 (8.19%) Problem Management
8 13 (7.60%) Migration
8 13 (7.60%) CRM
9 12 (7.02%) Service Management
9 12 (7.02%) Data Security
10 10 (5.85%) Disaster Recovery
11 9 (5.26%) Service Delivery
12 8 (4.68%) Regression Testing
12 8 (4.68%) Agile Software Development
12 8 (4.68%) Continuous Improvement
12 8 (4.68%) Performance Tuning
13 7 (4.09%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 60 (35.09%) PL/SQL
2 26 (15.20%) C#
3 25 (14.62%) Java
4 21 (12.28%) VB
5 16 (9.36%) Perl
5 16 (9.36%) Shell Script
6 14 (8.19%) C
6 14 (8.19%) VB6
7 13 (7.60%) VB.NET
8 10 (5.85%) JavaScript
9 9 (5.26%) T-SQL
10 8 (4.68%) VBA
10 8 (4.68%) Korn
11 6 (3.51%) VBScript
11 6 (3.51%) C++
12 4 (2.34%) PowerShell
13 3 (1.75%) MUMPS
14 1 (0.58%) Scala
14 1 (0.58%) COBOL
14 1 (0.58%) JCL
Qualifications
1 48 (28.07%) Security Cleared
2 31 (18.13%) SC Cleared
3 9 (5.26%) DV Cleared
4 7 (4.09%) ITIL Certification
5 6 (3.51%) Microsoft Certification
6 4 (2.34%) MCDBA
6 4 (2.34%) MCT
6 4 (2.34%) ISEB
7 2 (1.17%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
8 1 (0.58%) ISTQB
8 1 (0.58%) Degree
8 1 (0.58%) BC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (8.19%) SLA
2 9 (5.26%) QA
3 3 (1.75%) HL7
3 3 (1.75%) ISO 9000
System Software
1 20 (11.70%) Active Directory
2 9 (5.26%) VMware Infrastructure
3 8 (4.68%) NFS
4 5 (2.92%) Oracle RAC
4 5 (2.92%) VMware ESX
5 4 (2.34%) KVM
5 4 (2.34%) RHEV
6 3 (1.75%) Terminal Services
7 2 (1.17%) Hyper-V
8 1 (0.58%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 7 (4.09%) OpenView
2 5 (2.92%) MIIS
3 3 (1.75%) Tivoli
4 2 (1.17%) OpenView Configuration Management
4 2 (1.17%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
4 2 (1.17%) HP SIM
5 1 (0.58%) HP Quality Center
5 1 (0.58%) CA SiteMinder
Vendors
1 92 (53.80%) Oracle
2 29 (16.96%) Microsoft
3 24 (14.04%) HP
4 21 (12.28%) Red Hat
5 17 (9.94%) JBoss
6 13 (7.60%) VMware
7 10 (5.85%) Informatica
8 8 (4.68%) Citrix
9 6 (3.51%) Sun
9 6 (3.51%) Business Objects
9 6 (3.51%) Siebel
10 5 (2.92%) Veritas
11 4 (2.34%) IBM
11 4 (2.34%) SAP
12 3 (1.75%) Cisco
12 3 (1.75%) Lotus
12 3 (1.75%) InterSystems
13 2 (1.17%) Apple
13 2 (1.17%) Axway
13 2 (1.17%) Facebook
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