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 20 February 2017 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
20 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
SQL (Structured Query Language)
North East / Tyne and Wear
Rank 18 19 9
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -10
Contract jobs citing SQL 73 56 46
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Tyne and Wear 9.91% 8.18% 11.36%
As % of the Programming Languages category 25.44% 18.98% 29.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 53 32 33
Median daily rate £350 £338 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.70% -3.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £277 £267 £226
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £632 £451
UK excluding London median daily rate £363 £363 £350
% change year-on-year
- +3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 2 0
Median hourly rate £40.00 £20.25 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+97.53% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £38.00 £24.50 £28.69
% change year-on-year
+55.10% -14.60%

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
287 295 157
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Tyne and Wear 38.94% 43.07% 38.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 206 178 114
Median daily rate £350 £375 £342
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% +9.49%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £289 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £542 £451
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 5 2
Median hourly rate £41.50 £19.50 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+112.82% -44.28%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.85 £14.75 £31.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £62.00 £27.50 £38.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.25 £40.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year
+3.12% +11.11%

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 20 February 2017.

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 20 February 2017.

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 20 February 2017. 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 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 68 £345 -5.15% 24
Sunderland -6 1 - - 1
Jarrow - 1 - -
SQL
North East

SQL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Tyne and Wear

For the 6 months to 20 February 2017, 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.

1 113 (44.49%) Windows
2 106 (41.73%) Linux
3 86 (33.86%) Unix
3 86 (33.86%) Security Cleared
4 81 (31.89%) Microsoft
5 80 (31.50%) SQL Server
6 72 (28.35%) ITIL
7 67 (26.38%) Windows Server
8 66 (25.98%) HP
9 63 (24.80%) Java
10 62 (24.41%) SC Cleared
11 59 (23.23%) Oracle
12 58 (22.83%) Perl
13 55 (21.65%) Active Directory
14 52 (20.47%) TCP/IP
14 52 (20.47%) Agile Software Development
15 48 (18.90%) .NET
16 44 (17.32%) JavaScript
16 44 (17.32%) MS Excel
16 44 (17.32%) Shell Script
17 42 (16.54%) PowerShell
17 42 (16.54%) Open Source
18 41 (16.14%) C#
18 41 (16.14%) VB
19 36 (14.17%) AIX
20 34 (13.39%) CA
20 34 (13.39%) HP SiteScope
20 34 (13.39%) DevOps
21 33 (12.99%) DNS
22 32 (12.60%) OO

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 21 (8.27%) WebLogic
2 19 (7.48%) JBoss
3 13 (5.12%) WebSphere
4 12 (4.72%) IIS
5 10 (3.94%) Oracle Workflow
6 9 (3.54%) SharePoint
7 8 (3.15%) FileNet
7 8 (3.15%) WebSphere Application Server
8 7 (2.76%) Confluence
9 6 (2.36%) Tomcat
10 5 (1.97%) Oracle Application Server
11 4 (1.57%) BizTalk Server
11 4 (1.57%) CMS
11 4 (1.57%) Sitecore CMS
12 3 (1.18%) Apache
12 3 (1.18%) GeoServer
12 3 (1.18%) NServiceBus
12 3 (1.18%) SharePoint Server
12 3 (1.18%) Tuxedo
13 2 (0.79%) Mongrel
Applications
1 44 (17.32%) MS Excel
2 14 (5.51%) MS PowerPoint
3 2 (0.79%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 10 (3.94%) Dynamics CRM
2 8 (3.15%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
2 8 (3.15%) Oracle EBS
3 2 (0.79%) Oracle EBS R12
3 2 (0.79%) Oracle iRecruitment
4 1 (0.39%) Oracle 11i
4 1 (0.39%) Oracle Applications
4 1 (0.39%) Oracle BPM
4 1 (0.39%) Oracle HRMS
4 1 (0.39%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 27 (10.63%) IaaS
1 27 (10.63%) PaaS
1 27 (10.63%) SaaS
2 8 (3.15%) HP Helion
3 6 (2.36%) OpenShift
4 4 (1.57%) Microsoft Azure
5 3 (1.18%) Amazon AWS
5 3 (1.18%) Google App Engine
5 3 (1.18%) Google Cloud Platform
6 2 (0.79%) Amazon EC2
6 2 (0.79%) GitHub
7 1 (0.39%) AWS Lambda
7 1 (0.39%) Cloud Computing
7 1 (0.39%) G Suite
7 1 (0.39%) Office 365
7 1 (0.39%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 52 (20.47%) TCP/IP
2 33 (12.99%) DNS
3 32 (12.60%) LDAP
4 20 (7.87%) DHCP
5 19 (7.48%) Firewall
6 15 (5.91%) SSL
7 13 (5.12%) NAS
8 12 (4.72%) HTTP
9 11 (4.33%) SAN
10 10 (3.94%) HTTPS
10 10 (3.94%) iSCSI
11 8 (3.15%) Intrusion Detection
11 8 (3.15%) OpenLDAP
11 8 (3.15%) SSH
12 7 (2.76%) Network Security
13 3 (1.18%) Internet
14 2 (0.79%) FTP
14 2 (0.79%) IPsec
15 1 (0.39%) LAN
15 1 (0.39%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 80 (31.50%) SQL Server
2 19 (7.48%) DB2
3 17 (6.69%) MongoDB
4 14 (5.51%) BusinessObjects
4 14 (5.51%) SQL Server 2008
5 12 (4.72%) Oracle Database
6 11 (4.33%) Oracle Reports
6 11 (4.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 9 (3.54%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 8 (3.15%) OLTP
9 7 (2.76%) Ingres
9 7 (2.76%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 6 (2.36%) Data Warehouse
11 5 (1.97%) NoSQL
11 5 (1.97%) Oracle Database 12c
11 5 (1.97%) SQL Server 2005
12 4 (1.57%) GIS
12 4 (1.57%) SQL Server 2012
13 3 (1.18%) MySQL
13 3 (1.18%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 14 (5.51%) Git (software)
1 14 (5.51%) HP UFT
1 14 (5.51%) Selenium
2 13 (5.12%) Sahi
2 13 (5.12%) WATIR
3 12 (4.72%) Team Foundation Server
4 11 (4.33%) Visual Studio
5 10 (3.94%) GCC
5 10 (3.94%) GDB
6 8 (3.15%) Cucumber
7 7 (2.76%) Jenkins
7 7 (2.76%) JIRA
8 6 (2.36%) Subversion
9 4 (1.57%) MSI
10 3 (1.18%) Ant
10 3 (1.18%) Gradle
10 3 (1.18%) JUnit
10 3 (1.18%) Maven
10 3 (1.18%) NMock
10 3 (1.18%) Oracle Forms
General
1 14 (5.51%) Finance
2 5 (1.97%) Advertising
2 5 (1.97%) Back Office
3 3 (1.18%) Banking
3 3 (1.18%) Manufacturing
4 1 (0.39%) Law
4 1 (0.39%) Legal
4 1 (0.39%) Marketing
4 1 (0.39%) Retail
4 1 (0.39%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 62 (24.41%) Developer
2 34 (13.39%) DBA
2 34 (13.39%) Support Engineer
3 32 (12.60%) Automation Engineer
4 21 (8.27%) Administrator
5 19 (7.48%) SQL DBA
6 16 (6.30%) .NET Developer
6 16 (6.30%) DevOps Engineer
7 14 (5.51%) SQL Developer
8 12 (4.72%) C# Developer
8 12 (4.72%) Migration Engineer
9 11 (4.33%) Oracle DBA
10 10 (3.94%) Cloud Engineer
11 9 (3.54%) C# .NET Developer
11 9 (3.54%) Software Developer
12 8 (3.15%) SQL Server DBA
13 7 (2.76%) Consultant
13 7 (2.76%) Product Engineer
13 7 (2.76%) Products Support Engineer
13 7 (2.76%) QA Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 48 (18.90%) .NET
2 30 (11.81%) XML
3 23 (9.06%) Web Services
4 21 (8.27%) Middleware
5 16 (6.30%) HTML
6 14 (5.51%) ASP.NET
7 13 (5.12%) Software Packaging
8 10 (3.94%) .NET Framework
8 10 (3.94%) CSS
9 8 (3.15%) WebSphere MQ
10 7 (2.76%) WPF
11 6 (2.36%) AngularJS
11 6 (2.36%) J2EE
11 6 (2.36%) REST
12 5 (1.97%) Ajax
12 5 (1.97%) Entity Framework
12 5 (1.97%) JPA
12 5 (1.97%) jQuery
12 5 (1.97%) LINQ
12 5 (1.97%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 28 (11.02%) Analytical Skills
2 18 (7.09%) Management Information System
3 13 (5.12%) Mainframe
4 10 (3.94%) IBM Mainframe
4 10 (3.94%) Public Cloud
5 9 (3.54%) Clustering
6 8 (3.15%) DataPower
7 6 (2.36%) Private Cloud
8 5 (1.97%) Client/Server
9 4 (1.57%) NHS
10 2 (0.79%) Computer Science
10 2 (0.79%) Data Structures
10 2 (0.79%) Enterprise Software
10 2 (0.79%) FlexPod
11 1 (0.39%) Data Centre
11 1 (0.39%) Driving Licence
11 1 (0.39%) HP Storage
11 1 (0.39%) iPad
11 1 (0.39%) Linux Command Line
11 1 (0.39%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 113 (44.49%) Windows
2 106 (41.73%) Linux
3 86 (33.86%) Unix
4 67 (26.38%) Windows Server
5 36 (14.17%) AIX
6 23 (9.06%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 23 (9.06%) Windows 7
7 16 (6.30%) Solaris
7 16 (6.30%) Windows XP
8 13 (5.12%) zOS
9 12 (4.72%) Windows Server 2012
10 9 (3.54%) Windows Server 2003
11 7 (2.76%) Windows Server 2008
12 4 (1.57%) MVS
13 2 (0.79%) VME
14 1 (0.39%) Android
14 1 (0.39%) Apple iOS
14 1 (0.39%) Mac OS X
14 1 (0.39%) Ubuntu
14 1 (0.39%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 72 (28.35%) ITIL
2 52 (20.47%) Agile Software Development
3 42 (16.54%) Open Source
4 34 (13.39%) DevOps
5 32 (12.60%) OO
6 30 (11.81%) Change Management
6 30 (11.81%) Problem Management
7 23 (9.06%) Change Control
8 22 (8.66%) Virtual Environments
9 21 (8.27%) Data Management
10 20 (7.87%) Continuous Integration
10 20 (7.87%) Operational Acceptance Testing
10 20 (7.87%) TDD
11 19 (7.48%) ITSM
12 18 (7.09%) Configuration Management
12 18 (7.09%) PRINCE2
12 18 (7.09%) Server Monitoring
13 17 (6.69%) Performance Tuning
13 17 (6.69%) Workflow
14 16 (6.30%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 63 (24.80%) Java
2 58 (22.83%) Perl
3 44 (17.32%) JavaScript
3 44 (17.32%) Shell Script
4 42 (16.54%) PowerShell
5 41 (16.14%) C#
5 41 (16.14%) VB
6 30 (11.81%) PL/SQL
7 27 (10.63%) T-SQL
8 18 (7.09%) C++
9 16 (6.30%) C
9 16 (6.30%) Python
10 14 (5.51%) Jython
10 14 (5.51%) Ruby
11 8 (3.15%) Korn
12 5 (1.97%) VB.NET
12 5 (1.97%) VBScript
13 2 (0.79%) Bash Shell
14 1 (0.39%) Google Apps Script
14 1 (0.39%) Scala
Qualifications
1 86 (33.86%) Security Cleared
2 62 (24.41%) SC Cleared
3 21 (8.27%) BPSS Clearance
3 21 (8.27%) DV Cleared
4 7 (2.76%) MCSA
4 7 (2.76%) Microsoft Certification
5 5 (1.97%) Degree
5 5 (1.97%) ITIL Certification
5 5 (1.97%) MCSE
6 2 (0.79%) IBM Certification
7 1 (0.39%) CISSP
7 1 (0.39%) HND
7 1 (0.39%) ISTQB
7 1 (0.39%) MCITP
7 1 (0.39%) MCTS
7 1 (0.39%) OCA
7 1 (0.39%) Oracle Certification
7 1 (0.39%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 1 (0.39%) SANS
7 1 (0.39%) SSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 22 (8.66%) QA
2 13 (5.12%) Disclosure Scotland
3 7 (2.76%) SLA
4 2 (0.79%) Data Quality
5 1 (0.39%) WAI
5 1 (0.39%) WCAG
System Software
1 55 (21.65%) Active Directory
2 15 (5.91%) VMware Infrastructure
3 10 (3.94%) NFS
4 9 (3.54%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
5 8 (3.15%) VMware Workstation
6 7 (2.76%) Docker
7 6 (2.36%) VMware ESXi
7 6 (2.36%) vSphere
8 5 (1.97%) Hyper-V
8 5 (1.97%) Oracle Clusterware
9 4 (1.57%) Microsoft Virtual Server
9 4 (1.57%) Virtual Servers
10 2 (0.79%) Microsoft App-V
10 2 (0.79%) Xen
10 2 (0.79%) XenApp
10 2 (0.79%) XenDesktop
10 2 (0.79%) XenServer
11 1 (0.39%) Shibboleth
11 1 (0.39%) Time Sharing Option
Systems Management
1 34 (13.39%) HP SiteScope
2 32 (12.60%) Puppet
3 24 (9.45%) Tivoli
4 19 (7.48%) HP Operations Orchestration
4 19 (7.48%) SCCM
5 16 (6.30%) Opscode Chef
6 14 (5.51%) SCOrch
7 13 (5.12%) BladeLogic
8 8 (3.15%) Control-M
8 8 (3.15%) Forum Sentry
9 7 (2.76%) MOM
9 7 (2.76%) WSUS
10 5 (1.97%) Data Guard
10 5 (1.97%) Oracle RMAN
11 4 (1.57%) OpenView Configuration Management
12 3 (1.18%) Microsoft Clustering
13 2 (0.79%) SCOM
13 2 (0.79%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
14 1 (0.39%) OMEGAMON
14 1 (0.39%) OpenAM
Vendors
1 81 (31.89%) Microsoft
2 66 (25.98%) HP
3 59 (23.23%) Oracle
4 34 (13.39%) CA
5 25 (9.84%) Red Hat
6 24 (9.45%) IBM
7 19 (7.48%) BMC
7 19 (7.48%) VMware
8 16 (6.30%) Dell
9 14 (5.51%) Sun
10 8 (3.15%) Axway
10 8 (3.15%) Informatica
10 8 (3.15%) Siebel
11 6 (2.36%) ServiceNow
12 5 (1.97%) Atlassian
12 5 (1.97%) Sitecore
13 4 (1.57%) Cisco
13 4 (1.57%) Google
13 4 (1.57%) Symantec
13 4 (1.57%) Veritas
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