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 24 December 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
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Structured Query Language (SQL)
Rank 8 7 4
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -3
Contract jobs citing SQL 94 122 130
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 12.14% 12.42% 15.22%
As % of the Programming Languages category 37.60% 39.48% 50.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 43 62 72
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£340 £310 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.67% -4.61%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £190 £163
10% offered a daily rate of more than £448 £375 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 6 9
Average hourly rate £35.00 £16.00 £43.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+118.75% -63.42%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.80 £13.25 £20.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.80 £18.50 £62.65
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.00 £27.20 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-4.41% -9.33%
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
250 309 260
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 32.30% 31.47% 30.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 139 155 154
Average daily rate £350 £325 £340
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% -4.41%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £215 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £428 £405
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 24 17
Average hourly rate £37.50 £31.56 £34.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+18.84% -7.19%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.00 £12.65 £16.27
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £36.07 £62.65
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.18 £33.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+6.59% -5.71%

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 24 December 2014.

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 24 December 2014.

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 24 December 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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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 -5 50 £300 - 13
Chester -9 12 £388 +10.78% 12
Knutsford +10 7 £183 -52.44%
Crewe +4 5 - -
Runcorn +4 3 - - 3
Ellesmere Port - - - -
Macclesfield - - - - 9
Middlewich - - - -
Nantwich - - - - 1
Northwich - - - - 4
Wilmslow - - - - 4
Winsford - - - -
Daresbury - - - -
SQL
North West

SQL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, 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 92 (40.17%) Oracle
2 73 (31.88%) SQL Server
3 69 (30.13%) Finance
4 67 (29.26%) .NET
5 49 (21.40%) C#
6 48 (20.96%) Security Cleared
7 47 (20.52%) SC Cleared
8 46 (20.09%) PL/SQL
9 43 (18.78%) Oracle EBS
10 42 (18.34%) Windows
10 42 (18.34%) Business Intelligence
11 37 (16.16%) JavaScript
12 36 (15.72%) HTML
13 35 (15.28%) Oracle EBS R12
14 31 (13.54%) Workflow
14 31 (13.54%) Agile Software Development
14 31 (13.54%) Java
15 30 (13.10%) T-SQL
16 28 (12.23%) SQL Server Reporting Services
16 28 (12.23%) XML
16 28 (12.23%) SQL Server Integration Services
17 27 (11.79%) Oracle Workflow
18 26 (11.35%) ASP.NET
18 26 (11.35%) Oracle Reports
18 26 (11.35%) CRM
19 25 (10.92%) CSS
19 25 (10.92%) Microsoft
19 25 (10.92%) MVC
19 25 (10.92%) SQL Server 2008
20 24 (10.48%) Analytical Skills

SQL
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, 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 (11.79%) Oracle Workflow
2 14 (6.11%) IIS
3 12 (5.24%) SharePoint
4 9 (3.93%) JBoss
5 7 (3.06%) Apache
6 6 (2.62%) WebSphere
7 5 (2.18%) Tomcat
8 4 (1.75%) SharePoint 2010
9 3 (1.31%) NServiceBus
9 3 (1.31%) iPlanet
10 2 (0.87%) SharePoint Server
10 2 (0.87%) MS Exchange
10 2 (0.87%) SAS
10 2 (0.87%) Exchange Server 2010
10 2 (0.87%) Confluence
10 2 (0.87%) Elasticsearch
11 1 (0.44%) TIBCO ActiveMatrix
11 1 (0.44%) SharePoint 2013
11 1 (0.44%) Oracle HTTP Server
11 1 (0.44%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 8 (3.49%) MS PowerPoint
2 7 (3.06%) MS Excel
3 2 (0.87%) MS Visio
3 2 (0.87%) Spreadsheet
3 2 (0.87%) PowerPivot
4 1 (0.44%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 43 (18.78%) Oracle EBS
2 35 (15.28%) Oracle EBS R12
3 23 (10.04%) Oracle Applications
4 9 (3.93%) Oracle iRecruitment
5 7 (3.06%) Oracle Payroll
6 5 (2.18%) Oracle iProcurement
7 4 (1.75%) Oracle Internet Expenses
7 4 (1.75%) Oracle HRMS
8 3 (1.31%) Academy Housing
8 3 (1.31%) Dynamics AX
9 1 (0.44%) Dynamics GP
9 1 (0.44%) SAP Business One
9 1 (0.44%) Dynamics NAV
9 1 (0.44%) Oracle 11i
9 1 (0.44%) Exchequer
9 1 (0.44%) BusinessWorks
9 1 (0.44%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 2 (0.87%) SaaS
2 1 (0.44%) GitHub
2 1 (0.44%) IaaS
2 1 (0.44%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 6 (2.62%) TCP/IP
1 6 (2.62%) DNS
2 3 (1.31%) HTTP
3 2 (0.87%) NAS
3 2 (0.87%) SAN
3 2 (0.87%) Intranet
3 2 (0.87%) Internet
3 2 (0.87%) LDAP
3 2 (0.87%) DHCP
4 1 (0.44%) FTP
4 1 (0.44%) SMTP
4 1 (0.44%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 73 (31.88%) SQL Server
2 28 (12.23%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 28 (12.23%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 26 (11.35%) Oracle Reports
4 25 (10.92%) SQL Server 2008
5 21 (9.17%) Oracle BI EE
6 18 (7.86%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 18 (7.86%) Relational Database
7 14 (6.11%) Data Warehouse
8 13 (5.68%) Oracle Database
9 11 (4.80%) SQL Server 2012
9 11 (4.80%) Oracle Database 11g
9 11 (4.80%) SQL Server 2005
10 9 (3.93%) QlikView
11 8 (3.49%) RDBMS
12 6 (2.62%) JasperReports
12 6 (2.62%) OLAP
13 5 (2.18%) Oracle Database 10g
13 5 (2.18%) MySQL
13 5 (2.18%) SAP Data Services
Development Applications
1 23 (10.04%) Oracle Forms
2 14 (6.11%) Subversion
3 12 (5.24%) Team Foundation Server
4 7 (3.06%) Visual Studio
4 7 (3.06%) Git (software)
5 6 (2.62%) JIRA
5 6 (2.62%) JUnit
5 6 (2.62%) Jenkins
6 3 (1.31%) Ant
6 3 (1.31%) QuickTest Pro
6 3 (1.31%) MSTest
7 2 (0.87%) Maven
7 2 (0.87%) Eclipse
7 2 (0.87%) Grunt
7 2 (0.87%) Cucumber
7 2 (0.87%) Bower
7 2 (0.87%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
8 1 (0.44%) Capybara
8 1 (0.44%) Karma Test Runner
8 1 (0.44%) Introscope
General
1 69 (30.13%) Finance
2 15 (6.55%) Banking
3 9 (3.93%) Advertising
3 9 (3.93%) Local Government
4 5 (2.18%) Back Office
5 4 (1.75%) Retail
5 4 (1.75%) Manufacturing
6 2 (0.87%) Retail Banking
6 2 (0.87%) Investment Banking
7 1 (0.44%) Marketing
7 1 (0.44%) Financial Institution
7 1 (0.44%) Billing
7 1 (0.44%) Electronics
7 1 (0.44%) Telecoms
7 1 (0.44%) Legal
Job Titles
1 116 (50.66%) Developer
2 40 (17.47%) Analyst
3 33 (14.41%) Consultant
4 30 (13.10%) SQL Developer
5 29 (12.66%) .NET Developer
6 27 (11.79%) Oracle Developer
7 23 (10.04%) Oracle Consultant
8 16 (6.99%) Java Developer
9 15 (6.55%) Data Analyst
10 12 (5.24%) DBA
11 10 (4.37%) Functional Consultant
11 10 (4.37%) SQL DBA
11 10 (4.37%) Oracle Payroll Consultant
11 10 (4.37%) Payroll Consultant
12 9 (3.93%) Test Analyst
13 8 (3.49%) Oracle Functional Consultant
13 8 (3.49%) Oracle HR Consultant
14 6 (2.62%) Business Intelligence Developer
14 6 (2.62%) Architect
15 5 (2.18%) Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 67 (29.26%) .NET
2 36 (15.72%) HTML
3 28 (12.23%) XML
4 26 (11.35%) ASP.NET
5 25 (10.92%) CSS
6 21 (9.17%) Web Services
7 14 (6.11%) .NET Framework
8 12 (5.24%) Spring
8 12 (5.24%) J2EE
9 11 (4.80%) JDBC
10 10 (4.37%) jQuery
10 10 (4.37%) ASP.NET MVC
11 8 (3.49%) HTML5
12 7 (3.06%) WCF
12 7 (3.06%) LINQ
12 7 (3.06%) REST
12 7 (3.06%) JSF
12 7 (3.06%) Java EE
12 7 (3.06%) JSON
13 6 (2.62%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 24 (10.48%) Analytical Skills
2 8 (3.49%) Data Extraction
3 7 (3.06%) Clustering
4 6 (2.62%) NHS
4 6 (2.62%) Computer Science
4 6 (2.62%) Replication
5 5 (2.18%) Management Information System
6 4 (1.75%) Open Source
7 3 (1.31%) Data Structures
7 3 (1.31%) Mathematics
7 3 (1.31%) IVR
7 3 (1.31%) Statistics
8 2 (0.87%) Mobile App
9 1 (0.44%) Online Banking
9 1 (0.44%) DTV
9 1 (0.44%) Mainframe
9 1 (0.44%) GIS
9 1 (0.44%) N-Tier
9 1 (0.44%) Life Science
9 1 (0.44%) Credit Risk
Operating Systems
1 42 (18.34%) Windows
2 21 (9.17%) Linux
3 16 (6.99%) UNIX
4 12 (5.24%) Windows Server 2008
5 9 (3.93%) Windows Server 2003
6 8 (3.49%) AIX
7 5 (2.18%) Windows Server 2012
8 4 (1.75%) Solaris
9 3 (1.31%) Windows Mobile
10 2 (0.87%) CentOS
10 2 (0.87%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 2 (0.87%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 42 (18.34%) Business Intelligence
2 31 (13.54%) Workflow
2 31 (13.54%) Agile Software Development
3 26 (11.35%) CRM
4 25 (10.92%) MVC
5 18 (7.86%) Data Analysis
6 16 (6.99%) ETL
6 16 (6.99%) Data Modelling
7 12 (5.24%) E-Commerce
8 11 (4.80%) TDD
9 10 (4.37%) Migration
10 9 (3.93%) SOA
10 9 (3.93%) Data Management
11 8 (3.49%) Software Testing
11 8 (3.49%) Project Planning
11 8 (3.49%) Web Development
11 8 (3.49%) Data Cleansing
11 8 (3.49%) Analytics
12 7 (3.06%) Performance Tuning
12 7 (3.06%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 49 (21.40%) C#
2 46 (20.09%) PL/SQL
3 37 (16.16%) JavaScript
4 31 (13.54%) Java
5 30 (13.10%) T-SQL
6 10 (4.37%) Perl
7 7 (3.06%) Python
7 7 (3.06%) Shell Script
8 6 (2.62%) VB
8 6 (2.62%) PowerShell
9 5 (2.18%) PHP
10 3 (1.31%) X++
11 2 (0.87%) C++
11 2 (0.87%) Delphi
11 2 (0.87%) VB.NET
11 2 (0.87%) Ruby
12 1 (0.44%) XPath
12 1 (0.44%) VBScript
12 1 (0.44%) AWK
12 1 (0.44%) Jython
Qualifications
1 48 (20.96%) Security Cleared
2 47 (20.52%) SC Cleared
3 12 (5.24%) Degree
4 8 (3.49%) ISEB
5 5 (2.18%) Microsoft Certification
5 5 (2.18%) ISTQB
6 4 (1.75%) MCSE
6 4 (1.75%) MCTS
6 4 (1.75%) MCITP
7 2 (0.87%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 1 (0.44%) Sun Certification
8 1 (0.44%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (1.75%) QA
2 1 (0.44%) SLA
System Software
1 11 (4.80%) Active Directory
2 4 (1.75%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (1.31%) Oracle RAC
4 2 (0.87%) Hyper-V
5 1 (0.44%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 4 (1.75%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (0.44%) SCOrch
2 1 (0.44%) Tivoli
2 1 (0.44%) TIBCO Hawk
2 1 (0.44%) SCCM
2 1 (0.44%) SCOM
Vendors
1 92 (40.17%) Oracle
2 25 (10.92%) Microsoft
3 9 (3.93%) Business Objects
3 9 (3.93%) VMware
4 8 (3.49%) SAP
4 8 (3.49%) HP
5 6 (2.62%) BMC
5 6 (2.62%) Sun
5 6 (2.62%) Trillium
6 5 (2.18%) Sybase
6 5 (2.18%) Teradata
6 5 (2.18%) TIBCO
7 4 (1.75%) Tableau
7 4 (1.75%) Citrix
7 4 (1.75%) Informatica
7 4 (1.75%) Red Hat
8 3 (1.31%) IBM
9 2 (0.87%) Cognos
9 2 (0.87%) Atlassian
10 1 (0.44%) Talend
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