The table below looks at the statistics for ODBC skills in IT contracts advertised for the Cheshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited ODBC over the 3 months to 24 April 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
24 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Open Database Connectivity (ODBC)
Rank 74 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing ODBC 3 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 0.30% - -
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 1.05% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 0
Average daily rate
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£288 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £225 £300 £300
% change year-on-year
-25.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £52.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
- +200.00%
ODBC
North West

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category in contract jobs advertised in the Cheshire region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Cheshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
285 195 172
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 28.61% 24.04% 22.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 201 87 91
Average daily rate £388 £375 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.33% +15.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £275 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £478 £445
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 8 6
Average hourly rate £15.83 £40.57 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-60.98% +170.46%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.00 £38.77 £9.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.81 £140.00 £34.40
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.25 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -

ODBC
Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing ODBC across the Cheshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

ODBC Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

ODBC
Daily Rate Trend in Cheshire

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

ODBC Daily Rate Trend in Cheshire

ODBC
Hourly Rate Trend in Cheshire

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

ODBC Hourly Rate Trend in Cheshire

ODBC
Contract Job Locations in Cheshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing ODBC within the Cheshire region over the 3 months to 24 April 2015. 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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statistics and historical trends)
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
Ellesmere Port - 1 £288 -
ODBC
North West

ODBC
Top 22 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 24 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Cheshire region citing ODBC 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 ODBC.

1 3 (100.00%) SQL
2 2 (66.67%) VBScript
2 2 (66.67%) MS Office
2 2 (66.67%) ITIL
2 2 (66.67%) Windows
2 2 (66.67%) Microsoft
2 2 (66.67%) Sun
2 2 (66.67%) VMware
2 2 (66.67%) SCCM
2 2 (66.67%) PowerShell
2 2 (66.67%) vSphere
3 1 (33.33%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (33.33%) Web Development
3 1 (33.33%) Unit Testing
3 1 (33.33%) MS Access
3 1 (33.33%) Visual Studio
3 1 (33.33%) C#
3 1 (33.33%) JavaScript
3 1 (33.33%) VB
3 1 (33.33%) VBA
3 1 (33.33%) SQL Server

ODBC
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Cheshire region citing ODBC 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 ODBC. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Applications
1 2 (66.67%) MS Office
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (33.33%) MS Access
1 1 (33.33%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (33.33%) Team Foundation Server
1 1 (33.33%) Visual Studio
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Analyst
1 2 (66.67%) Support Analyst
1 2 (66.67%) Infrastructure Analyst
1 2 (66.67%) Infrastructure Support Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) VBA Developer
2 1 (33.33%) SQL Developer
2 1 (33.33%) Access Developer
2 1 (33.33%) Developer
Operating Systems
1 2 (66.67%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) ITIL
2 1 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (33.33%) Web Development
2 1 (33.33%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 3 (100.00%) SQL
2 2 (66.67%) VBScript
2 2 (66.67%) PowerShell
3 1 (33.33%) C#
3 1 (33.33%) JavaScript
3 1 (33.33%) VB
3 1 (33.33%) VBA
System Software
1 2 (66.67%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 2 (66.67%) SCCM
Vendors
1 2 (66.67%) Microsoft
1 2 (66.67%) Sun
1 2 (66.67%) VMware