Period
to 28 July 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the North East with a requirement for SQL Server skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited SQL Server over the 6 months to 28 July 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 (MS SQL)
England > North East
6 months to
28 Jul 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 42 17 15
Rank change year-on-year -25 -2 -2
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 69 279 146
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North East 5.36% 10.72% 8.71%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 24.64% 51.19% 35.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 51 181 105
North East median daily rate £325 £315 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.17% +5.00% +4.90%
10th Percentile £263 £245 £253
90th Percentile £436 £388 £435
England median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.23% +3.33% +4.17%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 22 3
North East median hourly rate - £32.66 £18.47
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +76.80% -21.40%
England median hourly rate £38.25 £30.50 £23.50
% change year-on-year +25.41% +29.79% -14.55%

SQL Server is in the database and business intelligence skills category. The next 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 and business intelligence skills.

Contract Database & Business Intelligence Skills
North East
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for database and business intelligence skills 280 545 410
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the North East 21.74% 20.94% 24.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 188 344 268
North East median daily rate £400 £330 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +21.21% -5.71% +16.67%
10th Percentile £288 £245 £257
90th Percentile £556 £500 £527
England median daily rate £450 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% +3.23%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 35 6
North East median hourly rate £9.00 £28.00 £19.99
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -67.86% +40.11% -14.96%
10th Percentile £8.75 £15.00 £13.78
90th Percentile £9.25 £36.00 £34.63
England median hourly rate £30.00 £31.27 £25.00
% change year-on-year -4.06% +25.08% -13.79%

SQL Server
Job Vacancy Trend in the North East

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

Job vacancy trend for SQL Server in the North East

SQL Server
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 in the North East.

Contractor daily rate trend for SQL Server in the North East

SQL Server
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the North East

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing SQL Server in the North East over the 6 months to 28 July 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for SQL Server in the North East

SQL Server
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the North East

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing SQL Server in the North East.

Contractor hourly rate trend for SQL Server in the North East

SQL Server
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 within the North East region over the 6 months to 28 July 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 -35 46 £319 +2.00% 5
Durham +5 18 £335 -4.29%
SQL Server
England

For the 6 months to 28 July 2017, IT contractor jobs citing SQL Server 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.

1 36 (52.17%) Microsoft
2 32 (46.38%) SQL
2 32 (46.38%) .NET
3 29 (42.03%) C#
4 22 (31.88%) Windows
5 21 (30.43%) JavaScript
6 18 (26.09%) Microsoft Azure
7 16 (23.19%) Oracle
8 15 (21.74%) Agile Software Development
8 15 (21.74%) MVC
9 14 (20.29%) .NET Framework
10 13 (18.84%) SQL Server 2008
10 13 (18.84%) AngularJS
11 11 (15.94%) Security Cleared
12 10 (14.49%) Oracle Database
12 10 (14.49%) SQL Server 2012
12 10 (14.49%) Windows Server
12 10 (14.49%) Scrum
12 10 (14.49%) Web Services
13 9 (13.04%) Windows Server 2012
13 9 (13.04%) SCCM
13 9 (13.04%) SC Cleared
14 8 (11.59%) Amazon AWS
14 8 (11.59%) Exchange Server 2013
14 8 (11.59%) Finance
14 8 (11.59%) Migration
14 8 (11.59%) Clustering
14 8 (11.59%) ASP.NET
14 8 (11.59%) CSS
14 8 (11.59%) ITIL

SQL Server
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:

Application Platforms
1 8 (11.59%) Exchange Server 2013
1 8 (11.59%) MS Exchange
1 8 (11.59%) SharePoint
2 6 (8.70%) Exchange Server 2010
2 6 (8.70%) IIS
3 4 (5.80%) WebLogic
4 3 (4.35%) WebSphere
5 2 (2.90%) CMS
5 2 (2.90%) Drupal
6 1 (1.45%) BizTalk Server
6 1 (1.45%) Oracle SOA Suite
6 1 (1.45%) SAS
6 1 (1.45%) Sitecore CMS
6 1 (1.45%) Skype for Business
6 1 (1.45%) Umbraco
Applications
1 1 (1.45%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 4 (5.80%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (4.35%) Maximo
3 2 (2.90%) Oracle EBS
4 1 (1.45%) Dynamics GP
Cloud Services
1 18 (26.09%) Microsoft Azure
2 8 (11.59%) Amazon AWS
3 6 (8.70%) Office 365
4 2 (2.90%) Google Cloud Platform
5 1 (1.45%) G Suite
Communications & Networking
1 6 (8.70%) SMS
2 4 (5.80%) FTP
3 1 (1.45%) Internet
3 1 (1.45%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (18.84%) SQL Server 2008
2 10 (14.49%) Oracle Database
2 10 (14.49%) SQL Server 2012
3 7 (10.14%) Relational Database
3 7 (10.14%) SQL Server 2005
4 5 (7.25%) RDBMS
4 5 (7.25%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 4 (5.80%) MongoDB
6 3 (4.35%) MySQL
6 3 (4.35%) SQL Server 2014
6 3 (4.35%) SQLPlus
7 2 (2.90%) Business Intelligence Development Studio
7 2 (2.90%) Data Warehouse
7 2 (2.90%) GIS
7 2 (2.90%) Oracle Reports
8 1 (1.45%) ActiveReports
8 1 (1.45%) Big Data
8 1 (1.45%) MariaDB
8 1 (1.45%) PostgreSQL
8 1 (1.45%) Redis
Development Applications
1 7 (10.14%) Team Foundation Server
2 4 (5.80%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
2 4 (5.80%) Visual Studio
3 2 (2.90%) Toad
4 1 (1.45%) Git (software)
4 1 (1.45%) Selenium
General
1 8 (11.59%) Finance
2 5 (7.25%) Advertising
3 2 (2.90%) Marketing
4 1 (1.45%) Electronics
4 1 (1.45%) General Ledger
4 1 (1.45%) Manufacturing
4 1 (1.45%) Retail
4 1 (1.45%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 37 (53.62%) Developer
2 22 (31.88%) .NET Developer
3 13 (18.84%) DBA
4 9 (13.04%) C# Developer
4 9 (13.04%) SQL DBA
5 6 (8.70%) C# .NET Developer
6 5 (7.25%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 4 (5.80%) VB.NET Developer
8 3 (4.35%) Administrator
8 3 (4.35%) Cloud Specialist
8 3 (4.35%) CRM Developer
8 3 (4.35%) Dynamics CRM Developer
8 3 (4.35%) Maximo Developer
8 3 (4.35%) Oracle DBA
8 3 (4.35%) Software Developer
8 3 (4.35%) SQL Server DBA
9 2 (2.90%) .NET Software Developer
9 2 (2.90%) 2nd/3rd Line Support
9 2 (2.90%) C# Software Developer
9 2 (2.90%) Full Stack Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 32 (46.38%) .NET
2 14 (20.29%) .NET Framework
3 13 (18.84%) AngularJS
4 10 (14.49%) Web Services
5 8 (11.59%) ASP.NET
5 8 (11.59%) CSS
6 6 (8.70%) HTML
7 5 (7.25%) ASP.NET MVC
7 5 (7.25%) XML
8 4 (5.80%) Entity Framework
8 4 (5.80%) REST
9 3 (4.35%) JMS
9 3 (4.35%) jQuery
10 2 (2.90%) Angular 2
10 2 (2.90%) OOCSS
10 2 (2.90%) SOAP
10 2 (2.90%) WPF
11 1 (1.45%) ASP.NET Web API
11 1 (1.45%) CSS3
11 1 (1.45%) LINQ
Miscellaneous
1 8 (11.59%) Clustering
2 5 (7.25%) Replication
3 4 (5.80%) Greenfield Project
3 4 (5.80%) Management Information System
4 3 (4.35%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (4.35%) Hybrid Cloud
5 2 (2.90%) Private Cloud
5 2 (2.90%) Public Cloud
6 1 (1.45%) Data Structures
6 1 (1.45%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 22 (31.88%) Windows
2 10 (14.49%) Windows Server
3 9 (13.04%) Windows Server 2012
4 6 (8.70%) Windows 10
5 4 (5.80%) Unix
6 1 (1.45%) Apple iOS
6 1 (1.45%) Linux
6 1 (1.45%) MVS
6 1 (1.45%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (1.45%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (21.74%) Agile Software Development
1 15 (21.74%) MVC
2 10 (14.49%) Scrum
3 8 (11.59%) ITIL
3 8 (11.59%) Migration
3 8 (11.59%) OO
4 7 (10.14%) Enterprise Architecture
4 7 (10.14%) SOA
5 6 (8.70%) Process Improvement
5 6 (8.70%) Software Delivery
5 6 (8.70%) Software Engineering
5 6 (8.70%) UML
6 5 (7.25%) Analytics
6 5 (7.25%) Continuous Improvement
6 5 (7.25%) CRM
6 5 (7.25%) Performance Monitoring
7 4 (5.80%) High Availability
7 4 (5.80%) Performance Tuning
7 4 (5.80%) Service Management
8 3 (4.35%) Open Source
Programming Languages
1 32 (46.38%) SQL
2 29 (42.03%) C#
3 21 (30.43%) JavaScript
4 7 (10.14%) T-SQL
5 6 (8.70%) VB.NET
6 5 (7.25%) Java
7 3 (4.35%) Shell Script
7 3 (4.35%) TypeScript
7 3 (4.35%) VB
7 3 (4.35%) VB6
8 1 (1.45%) Objective-C
8 1 (1.45%) REXX
8 1 (1.45%) Scala
Qualifications
1 11 (15.94%) Security Cleared
2 9 (13.04%) SC Cleared
3 8 (11.59%) Microsoft Certification
4 6 (8.70%) MCSA
4 6 (8.70%) MCSE
5 4 (5.80%) Degree
6 2 (2.90%) BPSS Clearance
6 2 (2.90%) OCP
6 2 (2.90%) Oracle Certification
7 1 (1.45%) DV Cleared
7 1 (1.45%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.90%) Disclosure Scotland
1 2 (2.90%) ISO 9001
1 2 (2.90%) QA
1 2 (2.90%) SLA
2 1 (1.45%) Data Quality
System Software
1 3 (4.35%) Active Directory
1 3 (4.35%) Hyper-V
2 2 (2.90%) Oracle RAC
2 2 (2.90%) XenApp
2 2 (2.90%) XenServer
3 1 (1.45%) Time Sharing Option
Systems Management
1 9 (13.04%) SCCM
2 4 (5.80%) Failover Clustering
3 3 (4.35%) SCOM
4 2 (2.90%) Microsoft Clustering
4 2 (2.90%) Oracle RMAN
4 2 (2.90%) Perfmon
5 1 (1.45%) OMEGAMON
Vendors
1 36 (52.17%) Microsoft
2 16 (23.19%) Oracle
3 5 (7.25%) IBM
4 3 (4.35%) Google
5 2 (2.90%) Citrix
5 2 (2.90%) HP
5 2 (2.90%) ServiceNow
5 2 (2.90%) Sitecore
5 2 (2.90%) VMware
6 1 (1.45%) BMC
6 1 (1.45%) CA
6 1 (1.45%) SAP
Newcastle-upon-Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Northern Recruitment Group
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