The table below looks at the statistics for SQL 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 SQL over the 3 months to 29 January 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
29 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Structured Query Language (SQL)
Rank 8 8 5
Rank change year-on-year
0 -3
Contract jobs citing SQL 92 110 116
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 12.81% 12.15% 14.65%
As % of the Programming Languages category 35.38% 40.00% 48.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 55 59 67
Average daily rate
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£364 £319 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.19% -0.39%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £207 £182
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £425 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 1 7
Average hourly rate £35.00 £16.00 £42.29
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+118.75% -62.16%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.40 £16.00 £20.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.80 £16.00 £48.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £28.50 £27.00 £28.00
% change year-on-year
+5.55% -3.57%
SQL
North West

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Programming Languages category in contract jobs advertised in the Cheshire region.

Programming Languages Category
Cheshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
260 275 237
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 36.21% 30.39% 29.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 169 146 144
Average daily rate £350 £325 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% -7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £202 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £400 £408
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 11 15
Average hourly rate £36.00 £31.56 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+14.08% +57.77%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.77 £15.70 £10.37
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £34.06 £44.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.50 £33.25 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+6.76% -5.00%

SQL
Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

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

SQL Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

SQL
Daily Rate Trend in Cheshire

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

SQL Daily Rate Trend in Cheshire

SQL
Daily Rate Histogram in Cheshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing SQL across the Cheshire region over the 3 months to 29 January 2015.

SQL Daily Rate Histogram in Cheshire

SQL
Hourly Rate Trend in Cheshire

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

SQL Hourly Rate Trend in Cheshire

SQL
Hourly Rate Histogram in Cheshire

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing SQL across the Cheshire region over the 3 months to 29 January 2015.

SQL Hourly Rate Histogram in Cheshire

SQL
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 SQL within the Cheshire region over the 3 months to 29 January 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
Warrington +1 35 £300 - 24
Chester -1 16 £425 +30.76% 15
Knutsford +3 5 £304 -20.84% 4
Runcorn +8 4 £280 -16.41% 2
Crewe +2 3 - - 5
Ellesmere Port - 1 £300 - 1
Nantwich - 1 - - 1
Northwich - 1 - - 3
Wilmslow - 1 - - 3
Daresbury - 1 £408 -
Widnes - - - - 1
Macclesfield - - - - 7
SQL
North West

SQL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 29 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Cheshire 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 90 (42.25%) Oracle
2 67 (31.46%) Finance
3 61 (28.64%) SQL Server
4 52 (24.41%) .NET
5 48 (22.54%) Security Cleared
6 47 (22.07%) SC Cleared
7 45 (21.13%) Oracle EBS
8 43 (20.19%) PL/SQL
9 40 (18.78%) Windows
10 39 (18.31%) C#
11 38 (17.84%) Agile Software Development
11 38 (17.84%) Business Intelligence
12 37 (17.37%) Oracle EBS R12
13 33 (15.49%) HTML
14 32 (15.02%) JavaScript
15 30 (14.08%) Java
15 30 (14.08%) Workflow
16 27 (12.68%) Oracle Workflow
16 27 (12.68%) CRM
17 25 (11.74%) Oracle Applications
17 25 (11.74%) Analytical Skills
18 24 (11.27%) Oracle Reports
18 24 (11.27%) XML
18 24 (11.27%) T-SQL
19 23 (10.80%) CSS
19 23 (10.80%) SQL Server Integration Services
20 22 (10.33%) Microsoft
21 21 (9.86%) Oracle Forms
21 21 (9.86%) Oracle BI EE
22 20 (9.39%) SQL Server Reporting Services

SQL
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 29 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Cheshire 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 27 (12.68%) Oracle Workflow
2 12 (5.63%) IIS
3 11 (5.16%) SharePoint
4 7 (3.29%) WebSphere
4 7 (3.29%) JBoss
4 7 (3.29%) Apache
5 5 (2.35%) Tomcat
6 3 (1.41%) Exchange Server 2010
6 3 (1.41%) SharePoint 2010
6 3 (1.41%) iPlanet
6 3 (1.41%) SAS
6 3 (1.41%) MS Exchange
7 2 (0.94%) IBM HTTP Server
7 2 (0.94%) Oracle HTTP Server
7 2 (0.94%) SharePoint Server
8 1 (0.47%) TIBCO EMS
8 1 (0.47%) TIBCO ActiveMatrix
8 1 (0.47%) Confluence
8 1 (0.47%) Elasticsearch
8 1 (0.47%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 10 (4.69%) MS PowerPoint
2 8 (3.76%) MS Excel
3 2 (0.94%) MS Visio
3 2 (0.94%) PowerPivot
4 1 (0.47%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 45 (21.13%) Oracle EBS
2 37 (17.37%) Oracle EBS R12
3 25 (11.74%) Oracle Applications
4 9 (4.23%) Oracle iRecruitment
5 6 (2.82%) Oracle Payroll
5 6 (2.82%) Oracle HRMS
6 5 (2.35%) Oracle iProcurement
7 3 (1.41%) Dynamics AX
7 3 (1.41%) Oracle Internet Expenses
8 1 (0.47%) Dynamics GP
8 1 (0.47%) Dynamics NAV
8 1 (0.47%) SAP Business One
8 1 (0.47%) Oracle 11i
8 1 (0.47%) Exchequer
8 1 (0.47%) BusinessWorks
Cloud Services
1 2 (0.94%) SaaS
2 1 (0.47%) IaaS
2 1 (0.47%) GitHub
2 1 (0.47%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 5 (2.35%) DNS
1 5 (2.35%) HTTP
2 4 (1.88%) TCP/IP
3 3 (1.41%) LDAP
3 3 (1.41%) SAN
3 3 (1.41%) DHCP
3 3 (1.41%) Firewall
4 2 (0.94%) SMTP
4 2 (0.94%) Internet
4 2 (0.94%) NAS
5 1 (0.47%) SSH
5 1 (0.47%) VLAN
5 1 (0.47%) iSCSI
5 1 (0.47%) Fibre Channel
5 1 (0.47%) tcpdump
5 1 (0.47%) Intranet
5 1 (0.47%) IPv4
5 1 (0.47%) SSL
5 1 (0.47%) Ethernet
5 1 (0.47%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 61 (28.64%) SQL Server
2 24 (11.27%) Oracle Reports
3 23 (10.80%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 21 (9.86%) Oracle BI EE
5 20 (9.39%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 18 (8.45%) SQL Server 2008
7 14 (6.57%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 13 (6.10%) Relational Database
9 11 (5.16%) Oracle Database
10 10 (4.69%) Data Warehouse
11 9 (4.23%) RDBMS
12 6 (2.82%) Oracle Database 10g
12 6 (2.82%) SQL Server 2012
12 6 (2.82%) Oracle Database 11g
13 5 (2.35%) SQL Server 2005
13 5 (2.35%) MySQL
14 4 (1.88%) PowerCenter
14 4 (1.88%) MS Access
14 4 (1.88%) JasperReports
15 3 (1.41%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 21 (9.86%) Oracle Forms
2 10 (4.69%) Subversion
2 10 (4.69%) Team Foundation Server
3 8 (3.76%) Visual Studio
3 8 (3.76%) JUnit
4 7 (3.29%) Git (software)
4 7 (3.29%) Jenkins
5 5 (2.35%) JIRA
5 5 (2.35%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
6 4 (1.88%) Ant
7 3 (1.41%) Talend Open Studio
7 3 (1.41%) Oracle APEX
7 3 (1.41%) MSTest
7 3 (1.41%) Cucumber
7 3 (1.41%) QuickTest Pro
7 3 (1.41%) Eclipse
8 2 (0.94%) Introscope
8 2 (0.94%) Grunt
8 2 (0.94%) Bower
8 2 (0.94%) Mockito
General
1 67 (31.46%) Finance
2 16 (7.51%) Banking
3 10 (4.69%) Local Government
4 7 (3.29%) Advertising
5 5 (2.35%) Back Office
6 4 (1.88%) Retail
7 3 (1.41%) Retail Banking
7 3 (1.41%) Manufacturing
8 2 (0.94%) Billing
8 2 (0.94%) Investment Banking
9 1 (0.47%) Legal
9 1 (0.47%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 104 (48.83%) Developer
2 39 (18.31%) Analyst
3 33 (15.49%) Consultant
4 26 (12.21%) Oracle Developer
4 26 (12.21%) .NET Developer
4 26 (12.21%) SQL Developer
5 25 (11.74%) Oracle Consultant
6 15 (7.04%) Java Developer
7 14 (6.57%) Data Analyst
8 10 (4.69%) Functional Consultant
9 9 (4.23%) Payroll Consultant
9 9 (4.23%) Architect
9 9 (4.23%) Oracle Payroll Consultant
10 8 (3.76%) Oracle Functional Consultant
10 8 (3.76%) Oracle HR Consultant
11 7 (3.29%) Business Intelligence Developer
11 7 (3.29%) Test Analyst
12 6 (2.82%) Project Manager
12 6 (2.82%) Business Developer
13 5 (2.35%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 52 (24.41%) .NET
2 33 (15.49%) HTML
3 24 (11.27%) XML
4 23 (10.80%) CSS
5 20 (9.39%) Web Services
6 15 (7.04%) ASP.NET
6 15 (7.04%) J2EE
7 12 (5.63%) Spring
8 11 (5.16%) jQuery
8 11 (5.16%) JDBC
9 10 (4.69%) .NET Framework
10 9 (4.23%) HTML5
11 7 (3.29%) JSON
11 7 (3.29%) CSS3
11 7 (3.29%) AngularJS
12 6 (2.82%) SOAP
12 6 (2.82%) Ajax
13 5 (2.35%) JSF
13 5 (2.35%) Java EE
13 5 (2.35%) YUI
Miscellaneous
1 25 (11.74%) Analytical Skills
2 8 (3.76%) Management Information System
3 6 (2.82%) Data Extraction
4 5 (2.35%) Computer Science
5 4 (1.88%) Replication
5 4 (1.88%) Clustering
6 3 (1.41%) Data Integration
6 3 (1.41%) Open Source
6 3 (1.41%) Mobile App
6 3 (1.41%) NHS
6 3 (1.41%) IVR
7 2 (0.94%) N-Tier
7 2 (0.94%) Data Structures
7 2 (0.94%) Mathematics
7 2 (0.94%) Online Banking
7 2 (0.94%) Statistics
8 1 (0.47%) Credit Risk
8 1 (0.47%) Informatics
8 1 (0.47%) Mainframe
8 1 (0.47%) GIS
Operating Systems
1 40 (18.78%) Windows
2 16 (7.51%) Linux
3 13 (6.10%) UNIX
4 10 (4.69%) Windows Server 2008
5 8 (3.76%) AIX
6 7 (3.29%) Windows Server 2003
7 4 (1.88%) Solaris
7 4 (1.88%) Windows Server 2012
8 3 (1.41%) Windows Mobile
9 2 (0.94%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 38 (17.84%) Agile Software Development
1 38 (17.84%) Business Intelligence
2 30 (14.08%) Workflow
3 27 (12.68%) CRM
4 19 (8.92%) MVC
5 16 (7.51%) Data Analysis
6 15 (7.04%) Data Modelling
7 12 (5.63%) ETL
8 11 (5.16%) Data Management
9 10 (4.69%) TDD
9 10 (4.69%) E-Commerce
10 9 (4.23%) Validation
11 8 (3.76%) Scrum
11 8 (3.76%) Waterfall
11 8 (3.76%) Project Planning
12 7 (3.29%) Web Development
12 7 (3.29%) Continuous Integration
12 7 (3.29%) Analytics
12 7 (3.29%) Data Transformation
12 7 (3.29%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 43 (20.19%) PL/SQL
2 39 (18.31%) C#
3 32 (15.02%) JavaScript
4 30 (14.08%) Java
5 24 (11.27%) T-SQL
6 11 (5.16%) Perl
7 7 (3.29%) Shell Script
8 6 (2.82%) Python
9 4 (1.88%) PHP
9 4 (1.88%) VB
9 4 (1.88%) PowerShell
10 3 (1.41%) X++
10 3 (1.41%) VBA
11 2 (0.94%) PL/1
11 2 (0.94%) C
11 2 (0.94%) VB.NET
11 2 (0.94%) Ruby
12 1 (0.47%) XPath
12 1 (0.47%) sed
12 1 (0.47%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 48 (22.54%) Security Cleared
2 47 (22.07%) SC Cleared
3 10 (4.69%) Degree
4 6 (2.82%) ISEB
5 3 (1.41%) ISTQB
5 3 (1.41%) Microsoft Certification
6 2 (0.94%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 2 (0.94%) MCSE
6 2 (0.94%) MCITP
6 2 (0.94%) MCTS
7 1 (0.47%) Sun Certification
7 1 (0.47%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (1.88%) QA
2 1 (0.47%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (0.47%) SLA
System Software
1 10 (4.69%) Active Directory
2 6 (2.82%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (1.41%) Oracle RAC
4 2 (0.94%) Hyper-V
5 1 (0.47%) VMware ESXi
5 1 (0.47%) VirtualBox
5 1 (0.47%) Terminal Services
5 1 (0.47%) NFS
5 1 (0.47%) Samba
Systems Management
1 4 (1.88%) HP Quality Center
2 2 (0.94%) SCOM
3 1 (0.47%) SCCM
3 1 (0.47%) Puppet
3 1 (0.47%) SCOrch
3 1 (0.47%) Opsview
3 1 (0.47%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (0.47%) TIBCO Hawk
3 1 (0.47%) Tivoli
3 1 (0.47%) MOM
3 1 (0.47%) Nagios
Vendors
1 90 (42.25%) Oracle
2 22 (10.33%) Microsoft
3 10 (4.69%) VMware
4 9 (4.23%) HP
5 7 (3.29%) Informatica
6 6 (2.82%) BMC
6 6 (2.82%) Sun
6 6 (2.82%) SAP
7 5 (2.35%) Business Objects
7 5 (2.35%) IBM
7 5 (2.35%) Teradata
8 4 (1.88%) Trillium
8 4 (1.88%) Citrix
9 3 (1.41%) Talend
10 2 (0.94%) Perforce
10 2 (0.94%) Ab Initio
10 2 (0.94%) Compuware
10 2 (0.94%) TIBCO
10 2 (0.94%) Avaya
10 2 (0.94%) Red Hat
Warrington
Computer Futures
Rate: competitive
Posted: 1 hour ago
Runcorn
Computer Futures
Rate: competitive
Posted: 2 hours ago
Cheshire
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £200.00 - £350.00 per day
Posted: 4 hours ago
Cheshire
Parallel Consulting
Rate: £280 - £300 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Chester
Shortlist Recruitment
Rate: £300 - £350 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Chester
Applause IT Innovation
Rate: £300 - £350 per day + neg
Posted: Yesterday
Cheshire
Computer Futures
Rate: £37925 - £43750 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Chester
Interquest - IQ ESM
Rate: £300 - £400 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Chester, Cheshire
TEKsystems
Rate: £400 per week + non-negotiable
Posted: 3 days ago
Chester
Shortlist Recruitment
Rate: £300 - £325 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Cheshire
Shortlist Recruitment
Rate: £300 - £350 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Warrington
Computer Futures
Rate: £300 - £350 per day
Posted: 14 days ago
Ellesmere Port
Computer Futures
Rate: £250 - £350 per annum + competitive
Posted: 16 days ago
Cheshire
Computer Futures
Rate: £430 - £460 per day + competitive
Posted: 22 days ago
Cheshire
Computer Futures
Rate: £300 - £350 per day + doe
Posted: 24 days ago