The table below looks at the statistics for SQL skills in IT contracts advertised for the Chelmsford region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SQL over the 3 months to 4 August 2015 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
4 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Structured Query Language (SQL)
Rank 4 10 4
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -6
Contract jobs citing SQL 28 1 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Chelmsford 25.00% 2.63% 17.31%
As % of the Programming Languages category 70.00% 12.50% 39.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 1 8
Average daily rate
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£350 £488 £215
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-28.20% +126.74%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £205 £488 £158
10% offered a daily rate of more than £460 £488 £306
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 1
Average hourly rate £42.50 - £27.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £28.00 £24.50 £27.41
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -10.61%
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Programming Languages category in contract jobs advertised in the Chelmsford region.

Programming Languages Category
Chelmsford
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
40 8 23
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Chelmsford 35.71% 21.05% 44.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 24 2 19
Average daily rate £350 £469 £260
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-25.33% +80.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £205 £454 £165
10% offered a daily rate of more than £460 £484 £300
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 3 2
Average hourly rate £42.50 £42.50 £27.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +54.54%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.00 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+8.57% -

SQL
Jobs Demand Trend in Chelmsford

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing SQL across the Chelmsford region as a proportion of the total demand within the Programming Languages category.

SQL Jobs Demand Trend in Chelmsford

SQL
Daily Rate Trend in Chelmsford

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing SQL across the Chelmsford region.

SQL Daily Rate Trend in Chelmsford

SQL
Daily Rate Histogram in Chelmsford

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing SQL across the Chelmsford region over the 3 months to 4 August 2015.

SQL Daily Rate Histogram in Chelmsford

SQL
Hourly Rate Trend in Chelmsford

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing SQL across the Chelmsford region.

SQL Hourly Rate Trend in Chelmsford

SQL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Chelmsford

For the 6 months to 4 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Chelmsford 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 16 (43.24%) Finance
2 13 (35.14%) SQL Server
3 10 (27.03%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 8 (21.62%) VBA
4 8 (21.62%) T-SQL
5 7 (18.92%) Java
5 7 (18.92%) Business Intelligence
5 7 (18.92%) Microsoft
5 7 (18.92%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 6 (16.22%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 6 (16.22%) Data Warehouse
6 6 (16.22%) ITIL
7 5 (13.51%) DTS
8 4 (10.81%) Cognos
8 4 (10.81%) TCP/IP
8 4 (10.81%) MCSE
8 4 (10.81%) HTML
8 4 (10.81%) MS Office
8 4 (10.81%) CISSP
8 4 (10.81%) Microsoft Certification
8 4 (10.81%) CODA
8 4 (10.81%) Service Management
8 4 (10.81%) ITSM
8 4 (10.81%) Workflow
8 4 (10.81%) Replication
8 4 (10.81%) Information Security
8 4 (10.81%) Security Architecture
8 4 (10.81%) ISACA
8 4 (10.81%) ServiceNow
9 3 (8.11%) Team Foundation Server

SQL
Top Related IT Skills in Chelmsford by Category

For the 6 months to 4 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Chelmsford 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 2 (5.41%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 4 (10.81%) MS Office
2 2 (5.41%) MS Excel
2 2 (5.41%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (2.70%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 2 (5.41%) CODA-Financials
1 2 (5.41%) Oracle EBS
1 2 (5.41%) Oracle EBS R12
1 2 (5.41%) Oracle iProcurement
Communications & Networking
1 4 (10.81%) TCP/IP
2 2 (5.41%) Intranet
3 1 (2.70%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (35.14%) SQL Server
2 10 (27.03%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 7 (18.92%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 6 (16.22%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 6 (16.22%) Data Warehouse
5 5 (13.51%) DTS
6 3 (8.11%) ProClarity
6 3 (8.11%) Microsoft Analysis Services
6 3 (8.11%) SQLite
7 2 (5.41%) Oracle BI EE
7 2 (5.41%) SQL Server 2012
7 2 (5.41%) SQL Server 2000
7 2 (5.41%) PostgreSQL
8 1 (2.70%) OLAP
8 1 (2.70%) Crystal Reports
8 1 (2.70%) OLAP Cube
8 1 (2.70%) SQL Server 2008
8 1 (2.70%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 3 (8.11%) Visual Studio
1 3 (8.11%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (5.41%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 16 (43.24%) Finance
2 1 (2.70%) Legal
2 1 (2.70%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 19 (51.35%) Analyst
2 8 (21.62%) Support Analyst
3 7 (18.92%) Systems Analyst
4 6 (16.22%) Developer
4 6 (16.22%) Systems Support
4 6 (16.22%) Systems Support Analyst
5 5 (13.51%) Business Intelligence Analyst
5 5 (13.51%) Business Analyst
6 4 (10.81%) DBA
6 4 (10.81%) Report Analyst
6 4 (10.81%) IT Security Manager
6 4 (10.81%) Security Manager
6 4 (10.81%) SQL DBA
7 3 (8.11%) Financial Analyst
7 3 (8.11%) Service Analyst
7 3 (8.11%) Embedded Software Engineer
7 3 (8.11%) Software Engineer
8 2 (5.41%) Consultant
8 2 (5.41%) SQL Server DBA
8 2 (5.41%) Information Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (10.81%) HTML
2 3 (8.11%) JSP
3 2 (5.41%) XML
4 1 (2.70%) MDX
4 1 (2.70%) .NET
4 1 (2.70%) ASP.NET
4 1 (2.70%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 4 (10.81%) Replication
2 3 (8.11%) LIMS
3 2 (5.41%) Freedom of Information
3 2 (5.41%) NHS
4 1 (2.70%) Computer Science
4 1 (2.70%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 3 (8.11%) Windows
1 3 (8.11%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (18.92%) Business Intelligence
2 6 (16.22%) ITIL
3 4 (10.81%) Service Management
3 4 (10.81%) ITSM
3 4 (10.81%) Workflow
3 4 (10.81%) Information Security
3 4 (10.81%) Security Architecture
4 3 (8.11%) Software Engineering
4 3 (8.11%) Information Management
4 3 (8.11%) Web Development
4 3 (8.11%) Multithreading
4 3 (8.11%) Change Management
4 3 (8.11%) PRINCE2
5 2 (5.41%) CRM
5 2 (5.41%) Service Delivery
5 2 (5.41%) EAM
5 2 (5.41%) Disaster Recovery
5 2 (5.41%) Stakeholder Management
5 2 (5.41%) Document Management
5 2 (5.41%) Incident Management
Programming Languages
1 8 (21.62%) VBA
1 8 (21.62%) T-SQL
2 7 (18.92%) Java
3 3 (8.11%) JavaScript
3 3 (8.11%) C
3 3 (8.11%) Embedded C
3 3 (8.11%) Embedded C++
3 3 (8.11%) C++
4 2 (5.41%) PowerShell
5 1 (2.70%) C#
5 1 (2.70%) VB
Qualifications
1 4 (10.81%) MCSE
1 4 (10.81%) CISSP
1 4 (10.81%) Microsoft Certification
1 4 (10.81%) ISACA
2 3 (8.11%) Security Cleared
3 1 (2.70%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.70%) SLA
1 1 (2.70%) QA
1 1 (2.70%) Data Quality
Vendors
1 7 (18.92%) Microsoft
2 4 (10.81%) Cognos
2 4 (10.81%) CODA
2 4 (10.81%) ServiceNow
3 3 (8.11%) MicroStrategy
4 2 (5.41%) Oracle
4 2 (5.41%) Thunderhead
5 1 (2.70%) Capita
5 1 (2.70%) Cisco