The table below looks at the statistics for Relational Database 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 Relational Database over the 3 months to 22 September 2014 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
22 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Relational Database
Rank 40 59 65
Rank change year-on-year
+19 +6
Contract jobs citing Relational Database 26 14 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 3.29% 1.54% 0.86%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 15.29% 7.45% 4.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 6 5
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£400 £295 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+35.59% -15.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £304 £243 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £410 £380
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £39.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £37.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +34.54%
Relational Database
North West

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Database & Business Intelligence category in contract jobs advertised in the Cheshire region.

Database & Business Intelligence Category
Cheshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Database & Business Intelligence category
170 188 193
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 21.49% 20.68% 20.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 94 93 110
Average daily rate £335 £325 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.92% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £238 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £420 £389
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £340 £338
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +0.74%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 8 7
Average hourly rate £10.20 £40.57 £22.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-74.85% +78.32%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.09 £30.00 £31.75
% change year-on-year
+6.96% -5.51%

Relational Database
Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Relational Database across the Cheshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Database & Business Intelligence category.

Relational Database Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

Relational Database
Daily Rate Trend in Cheshire

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

Relational Database Daily Rate Trend in Cheshire

Relational Database
Daily Rate Histogram in Cheshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Relational Database across the Cheshire region over the 3 months to 22 September 2014.

Relational Database Daily Rate Histogram in Cheshire

Relational Database
Hourly Rate Trend in Cheshire

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

Relational Database Hourly Rate Trend in Cheshire

Relational Database
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 Relational Database within the Cheshire region over the 3 months to 22 September 2014. 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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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
Chester +18 8 £375 +82.92% 3
Warrington -2 6 £300 - 1
Wilmslow - - - - 4
Daresbury - - - -
Knutsford - - - - 1
Macclesfield - - - -
Relational Database
North West

Relational Database
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 22 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Cheshire region citing Relational Database 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 Relational Database.

1 20 (64.52%) SQL
2 11 (35.48%) RDBMS
2 11 (35.48%) Oracle
2 11 (35.48%) Analytical Skills
3 10 (32.26%) Finance
4 9 (29.03%) Linux
5 8 (25.81%) Windows
5 8 (25.81%) HTML
5 8 (25.81%) Java
5 8 (25.81%) Business Intelligence
5 8 (25.81%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 8 (25.81%) Oracle Database
6 7 (22.58%) Oracle Database 11g
6 7 (22.58%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 7 (22.58%) MVC
6 7 (22.58%) JavaScript
6 7 (22.58%) Perl
6 7 (22.58%) SQL Server
6 7 (22.58%) Business Objects
6 7 (22.58%) AIX
6 7 (22.58%) CSS
7 6 (19.35%) XML
7 6 (19.35%) Microsoft
7 6 (19.35%) Sun
7 6 (19.35%) HP
7 6 (19.35%) BMC
7 6 (19.35%) Spring
7 6 (19.35%) SQL Server 2008
8 5 (16.13%) YUI
8 5 (16.13%) JSF

Relational Database
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 22 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Cheshire region citing Relational Database 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 Relational Database. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 5 (16.13%) Apache
Applications
1 4 (12.90%) MS PowerPoint
2 2 (6.45%) MS Excel
3 1 (3.23%) InfoPath
Communications & Networking
1 2 (6.45%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (35.48%) RDBMS
2 8 (25.81%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 8 (25.81%) Oracle Database
3 7 (22.58%) Oracle Database 11g
3 7 (22.58%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 7 (22.58%) SQL Server
4 6 (19.35%) SQL Server 2008
5 5 (16.13%) Data Warehouse
5 5 (16.13%) JasperReports
6 4 (12.90%) BODI
6 4 (12.90%) QlikView
6 4 (12.90%) SAP Data Services
7 3 (9.68%) CouchDB
7 3 (9.68%) NoSQL
8 2 (6.45%) Couchbase
8 2 (6.45%) MySQL
8 2 (6.45%) MS Access
9 1 (3.23%) Oracle Database 10g
9 1 (3.23%) PostgreSQL
9 1 (3.23%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 5 (16.13%) Subversion
2 1 (3.23%) Maven
2 1 (3.23%) ReSharper
2 1 (3.23%) FxCop
2 1 (3.23%) SoapUI
2 1 (3.23%) MSBuild
2 1 (3.23%) Gradle
2 1 (3.23%) T4 Templates
2 1 (3.23%) Ant
2 1 (3.23%) Visual Studio
2 1 (3.23%) Oracle Forms
General
1 10 (32.26%) Finance
2 5 (16.13%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 13 (41.94%) Developer
2 7 (22.58%) Consultant
3 6 (19.35%) Java Developer
4 4 (12.90%) Business Intelligence Consultant
4 4 (12.90%) Senior Consultant
4 4 (12.90%) Senior Business Intelligence Consultant
5 3 (9.68%) Business Intelligence Manager
5 3 (9.68%) Business Consultant
5 3 (9.68%) Senior Business Consultant
5 3 (9.68%) Business Manager
6 2 (6.45%) Data Consultant
6 2 (6.45%) .NET Developer
6 2 (6.45%) Data Migration Consultant
6 2 (6.45%) Migration Consultant
6 2 (6.45%) PHP Developer
7 1 (3.23%) MI Developer
7 1 (3.23%) C# .NET Developer
7 1 (3.23%) PHP MySQL Developer
7 1 (3.23%) Product Owner
7 1 (3.23%) C# Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (25.81%) HTML
2 7 (22.58%) CSS
3 6 (19.35%) Spring
3 6 (19.35%) XML
4 5 (16.13%) J2EE
4 5 (16.13%) JSF
4 5 (16.13%) JDBC
4 5 (16.13%) Java EE
4 5 (16.13%) YUI
5 4 (12.90%) .NET
6 2 (6.45%) Web Services
6 2 (6.45%) ASP.NET
6 2 (6.45%) ActiveMQ
6 2 (6.45%) Spring MVC
6 2 (6.45%) WCF
7 1 (3.23%) WPF
7 1 (3.23%) Spring.NET
7 1 (3.23%) RESTful
7 1 (3.23%) ASP.NET MVC
7 1 (3.23%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
Miscellaneous
1 11 (35.48%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (16.13%) Computer Science
3 2 (6.45%) NHS
4 1 (3.23%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
Operating Systems
1 9 (29.03%) Linux
2 8 (25.81%) Windows
3 7 (22.58%) AIX
4 3 (9.68%) UNIX
5 1 (3.23%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (25.81%) Business Intelligence
2 7 (22.58%) MVC
3 5 (16.13%) Web Development
3 5 (16.13%) ETL
3 5 (16.13%) Coaching
4 4 (12.90%) Kimball Methodology
4 4 (12.90%) Analytics
4 4 (12.90%) Mentoring
4 4 (12.90%) Dimensional Modelling
4 4 (12.90%) Data Analysis
5 3 (9.68%) Agile Software Development
5 3 (9.68%) TDD
6 2 (6.45%) Data Modelling
6 2 (6.45%) Validation
6 2 (6.45%) Migration
6 2 (6.45%) Continuous Integration
6 2 (6.45%) ATDD
6 2 (6.45%) Data Migration
6 2 (6.45%) Data Cleansing
6 2 (6.45%) BDD
Programming Languages
1 20 (64.52%) SQL
2 8 (25.81%) Java
3 7 (22.58%) JavaScript
3 7 (22.58%) Perl
4 3 (9.68%) C#
5 2 (6.45%) PHP
5 2 (6.45%) T-SQL
5 2 (6.45%) VBA
6 1 (3.23%) Python
6 1 (3.23%) VB.NET
6 1 (3.23%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (16.13%) Degree
Vendors
1 11 (35.48%) Oracle
2 7 (22.58%) Business Objects
3 6 (19.35%) Microsoft
3 6 (19.35%) Sun
3 6 (19.35%) HP
3 6 (19.35%) BMC
4 5 (16.13%) JBoss
5 4 (12.90%) TIBCO
5 4 (12.90%) Tableau
6 1 (3.23%) Orchard
6 1 (3.23%) IBM