Period
to 16 December 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the North East with a requirement for SQL Server 2014 skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited SQL Server 2014 over the 6 months to 16 December 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Microsoft SQL Server 2014
England > North East
6 months to
16 Dec 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 94 163 122
Rank change year-on-year +69 -41 -
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 2014 3 3 4
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North East 0.25% 0.12% 0.19%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 1.38% 0.53% 0.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 1 4
North East median daily rate £363 £388 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -6.45% +14.81% -
10th Percentile £356 £381 £313
90th Percentile £369 £394 £379
England median daily rate £425 £388 £400
% change year-on-year +9.68% -3.13% -5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
North East median hourly rate - - -
England median hourly rate £45.00 £46.00 £26.75
% change year-on-year -2.17% +71.96% -

SQL Server 2014 is in the Databases and Business Intelligence category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in the North East with a requirement for database or business intelligence skills.

All Database and Business Intelligence Skills
North East
Contract vacancies with a requirement for database or business intelligence skills 217 565 495
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North East 17.85% 21.93% 24.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 145 404 316
North East median daily rate £400 £375 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.67% -6.25% +14.29%
10th Percentile £275 £268 £263
90th Percentile £550 £532 £560
England median daily rate £463 £425 £420
% change year-on-year +8.82% +1.19% +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 14 15
North East median hourly rate £18.50 £22.00 £20.30
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -15.91% +8.37% -32.33%
10th Percentile £11.65 £15.00 £15.52
90th Percentile £22.15 £33.60 £33.10
England median hourly rate £32.75 £27.75 £27.50
% change year-on-year +18.02% +0.91% -

SQL Server 2014
Job Vacancy Trend in the North East

Job postings citing SQL Server 2014 as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the North East.

Job vacancy trend for SQL Server 2014 in the North East

SQL Server 2014
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the North East

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing SQL Server 2014 in the North East.

Contractor daily rate trend for SQL Server 2014 in the North East

SQL Server 2014
Contract Job Locations in the North East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing SQL Server 2014 within the North East region over the 6 months to 16 December 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Tyne and Wear +62 2 £363 - 3
SQL Server 2014
England

For the 6 months to 16 December 2017, IT contractor jobs citing SQL Server 2014 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 North East region with a requirement for SQL Server 2014.

1 3 (100.00%) SQL
1 3 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 3 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 3 (100.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 2 (66.67%) Nagios
2 2 (66.67%) Kanban
2 2 (66.67%) PowerShell
2 2 (66.67%) SQL Server 2008
2 2 (66.67%) Telematics
2 2 (66.67%) ZABBIX
2 2 (66.67%) ITIL
2 2 (66.67%) Windows
2 2 (66.67%) Migration
2 2 (66.67%) PostgreSQL
2 2 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (66.67%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (66.67%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (66.67%) Open Source
2 2 (66.67%) Rackspace
2 2 (66.67%) Bug Management
2 2 (66.67%) DevOps
2 2 (66.67%) Public Cloud
2 2 (66.67%) Windows Server
2 2 (66.67%) MySQL
3 1 (33.33%) iTrent
3 1 (33.33%) Microsoft Power View
3 1 (33.33%) Data Visualisation
3 1 (33.33%) Data Quality
3 1 (33.33%) PowerPivot
3 1 (33.33%) T-SQL

SQL Server 2014
Co-occurring IT Skills in the North East 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:

Business Applications
1 1 (33.33%) iTrent
Cloud Services
1 2 (66.67%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (66.67%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 3 (100.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 2 (66.67%) MySQL
2 2 (66.67%) PostgreSQL
2 2 (66.67%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (33.33%) Microsoft Power View
3 1 (33.33%) PowerPivot
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Administrator
1 2 (66.67%) DBA
2 1 (33.33%) Developer
2 1 (33.33%) SSRS Developer
Miscellaneous
1 2 (66.67%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 2 (66.67%) Windows
1 2 (66.67%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (66.67%) Bug Management
1 2 (66.67%) DevOps
1 2 (66.67%) ITIL
1 2 (66.67%) Kanban
1 2 (66.67%) Migration
1 2 (66.67%) Open Source
1 2 (66.67%) Telematics
2 1 (33.33%) Data Visualisation
2 1 (33.33%) Mathematics
2 1 (33.33%) Visualisation
Programming Languages
1 3 (100.00%) SQL
2 2 (66.67%) PowerShell
3 1 (33.33%) T-SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (33.33%) Data Quality
1 1 (33.33%) QA
Systems Management
1 2 (66.67%) Nagios
1 2 (66.67%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 3 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (66.67%) Rackspace