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 2 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
2 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Structured Query Language (SQL)
Rank 5 6 5
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -1
Contract jobs citing SQL 129 113 138
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 16.10% 13.22% 15.30%
As % of the Programming Languages category 49.05% 38.97% 40.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 76 51 87
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£325 £313 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.00% +4.16%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £280 £231
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £400 £382
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.84% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 5 2
Average hourly rate £12.10 £40.57 £41.44
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-70.17% -2.09%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.58 £40.57 £39.89
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.62 £48.00 £42.99
UK excluding London average hourly rate £28.75 £26.40 £27.00
% change year-on-year
+8.90% -2.22%
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
263 290 343
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 32.83% 33.92% 38.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 136 142 224
Average daily rate £325 £308 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.51% -5.23%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £225 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £425 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 13 8
Average hourly rate £34.00 £35.78 £42.26
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-4.96% -15.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.60 £31.09 £38.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.33 £50.00 £43.44
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £34.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+2.94% -2.85%

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 2 September 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
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 2 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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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
Chester -1 28 £299 -11.48% 17
Warrington -5 27 £320 +2.40% 19
Knutsford +17 11 £325 -16.12% 5
Macclesfield - 8 £325 - 3
Crewe -5 6 £325 +8.33% 3
Nantwich 0 2 £203 -32.50% 3
Wilmslow - 2 - - 5
Runcorn - 1 £215 - 2
Alderley Edge - - - - 1
Northwich - - - - 4
Winsford - - - - 1
SQL
North West

SQL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 2 September 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 89 (36.93%) SQL Server
2 69 (28.63%) C#
3 66 (27.39%) .NET
3 66 (27.39%) Finance
4 59 (24.48%) T-SQL
4 59 (24.48%) Oracle
5 49 (20.33%) Windows
6 48 (19.92%) JavaScript
7 42 (17.43%) HTML
8 38 (15.77%) Java
9 36 (14.94%) Linux
10 35 (14.52%) CSS
11 33 (13.69%) TDD
11 33 (13.69%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 33 (13.69%) SC Cleared
11 33 (13.69%) Security Cleared
12 32 (13.28%) SQL Server 2008
12 32 (13.28%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 32 (13.28%) ASP.NET
13 30 (12.45%) Business Intelligence
13 30 (12.45%) Microsoft
13 30 (12.45%) Agile Software Development
13 30 (12.45%) Oracle EBS
14 27 (11.20%) MVC
14 27 (11.20%) CRM
15 26 (10.79%) Oracle BI EE
15 26 (10.79%) Oracle EBS R12
16 23 (9.54%) Web Services
17 22 (9.13%) SharePoint
17 22 (9.13%) Active Directory

SQL
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 2 September 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 22 (9.13%) SharePoint
2 15 (6.22%) IIS
3 10 (4.15%) SharePoint 2010
4 7 (2.90%) Tomcat
5 5 (2.07%) Apache
6 4 (1.66%) Oracle Workflow
6 4 (1.66%) WebSphere
7 3 (1.24%) Exchange Server 2003
7 3 (1.24%) MS Exchange
7 3 (1.24%) SAS
7 3 (1.24%) Lync
7 3 (1.24%) NServiceBus
8 2 (0.83%) SharePoint 2013
8 2 (0.83%) Node.js
8 2 (0.83%) iPlanet
9 1 (0.41%) ArcGIS
9 1 (0.41%) SharePoint Server
9 1 (0.41%) Exchange Server 2007
9 1 (0.41%) Mule
9 1 (0.41%) Apache Solr
Applications
1 13 (5.39%) MS Excel
2 6 (2.49%) MS PowerPoint
3 3 (1.24%) MS Office
4 2 (0.83%) Spreadsheet
5 1 (0.41%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 30 (12.45%) Oracle EBS
2 26 (10.79%) Oracle EBS R12
3 15 (6.22%) Oracle Internet Expenses
3 15 (6.22%) Oracle iRecruitment
4 10 (4.15%) Oracle Payroll
5 4 (1.66%) Oracle Applications
6 3 (1.24%) Academy Housing
7 1 (0.41%) Dynamics CRM
7 1 (0.41%) Dynamics AX
7 1 (0.41%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.41%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 14 (5.81%) DNS
2 12 (4.98%) TCP/IP
3 8 (3.32%) SAN
4 5 (2.07%) DHCP
4 5 (2.07%) Firewall
5 2 (0.83%) Intranet
5 2 (0.83%) LDAP
6 1 (0.41%) ADSL
6 1 (0.41%) Broadband
6 1 (0.41%) SMTP
6 1 (0.41%) Internet
6 1 (0.41%) Intrusion Detection
6 1 (0.41%) VLAN
6 1 (0.41%) iSCSI
6 1 (0.41%) Cisco ASA
6 1 (0.41%) NAS
6 1 (0.41%) NetScaler
Database & Business Intelligence
1 89 (36.93%) SQL Server
2 33 (13.69%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 32 (13.28%) SQL Server 2008
3 32 (13.28%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 26 (10.79%) Oracle BI EE
5 19 (7.88%) Relational Database
5 19 (7.88%) SQL Server 2005
6 17 (7.05%) NoSQL
6 17 (7.05%) Data Warehouse
7 16 (6.64%) SQL Server 2012
8 15 (6.22%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 11 (4.56%) Oracle Database
10 9 (3.73%) RDBMS
11 8 (3.32%) Oracle Database 11g
12 7 (2.90%) QlikView
12 7 (2.90%) Oracle Reports
13 5 (2.07%) SAP Data Services
14 4 (1.66%) OLAP
14 4 (1.66%) MySQL
14 4 (1.66%) JasperReports
Development Applications
1 13 (5.39%) Visual Studio
2 10 (4.15%) Subversion
3 8 (3.32%) Team Foundation Server
4 7 (2.90%) Oracle Forms
5 4 (1.66%) JIRA
6 2 (0.83%) QuickTest Pro
6 2 (0.83%) ERwin
6 2 (0.83%) MSTest
6 2 (0.83%) Jenkins
6 2 (0.83%) Git (software)
7 1 (0.41%) Selenium
7 1 (0.41%) Eclipse
7 1 (0.41%) Ant
7 1 (0.41%) JUnit
General
1 66 (27.39%) Finance
2 11 (4.56%) Local Government
3 7 (2.90%) Back Office
4 6 (2.49%) Advertising
4 6 (2.49%) Banking
5 3 (1.24%) Manufacturing
6 2 (0.83%) Financial Institution
6 2 (0.83%) Retail
6 2 (0.83%) Marketing
7 1 (0.41%) Pharmaceutical
7 1 (0.41%) Electronics
7 1 (0.41%) Telecoms
7 1 (0.41%) Games
Job Titles
1 102 (42.32%) Developer
2 43 (17.84%) Analyst
3 29 (12.03%) Consultant
4 21 (8.71%) DBA
4 21 (8.71%) .NET Developer
5 20 (8.30%) SQL Developer
5 20 (8.30%) SQL DBA
6 17 (7.05%) Oracle Consultant
6 17 (7.05%) Oracle Payroll Consultant
6 17 (7.05%) Payroll Consultant
7 15 (6.22%) C# Developer
8 14 (5.81%) Java Developer
9 13 (5.39%) Test Analyst
9 13 (5.39%) Data Analyst
10 8 (3.32%) Oracle HR Consultant
10 8 (3.32%) Information Analyst
11 7 (2.90%) NHS Information Analyst
11 7 (2.90%) Administrator
11 7 (2.90%) Senior Developer
11 7 (2.90%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 66 (27.39%) .NET
2 42 (17.43%) HTML
3 35 (14.52%) CSS
4 32 (13.28%) ASP.NET
5 23 (9.54%) Web Services
6 21 (8.71%) XML
6 21 (8.71%) JSON
7 16 (6.64%) Ajax
8 15 (6.22%) RESTful
8 15 (6.22%) HTML5
9 13 (5.39%) WCF
9 13 (5.39%) WinForms
10 12 (4.98%) CSS3
11 11 (4.56%) LINQ
12 10 (4.15%) ASP.NET MVC
13 9 (3.73%) WPF
13 9 (3.73%) NHibernate
13 9 (3.73%) .NET Framework
14 7 (2.90%) XHTML
14 7 (2.90%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 18 (7.47%) Open Source
2 17 (7.05%) NHS
3 15 (6.22%) Clustering
4 9 (3.73%) Replication
5 5 (2.07%) N-Tier
6 4 (1.66%) Management Information System
6 4 (1.66%) Computer Science
6 4 (1.66%) Mainframe
7 3 (1.24%) PKI
7 3 (1.24%) Visualisation
7 3 (1.24%) Enterprise Software
8 2 (0.83%) Credit Risk
8 2 (0.83%) Data Extraction
8 2 (0.83%) GIS
9 1 (0.41%) DTV
9 1 (0.41%) CCTV
9 1 (0.41%) Statistics
9 1 (0.41%) Mathematics
9 1 (0.41%) Life Science
Operating Systems
1 49 (20.33%) Windows
2 36 (14.94%) Linux
3 18 (7.47%) Windows Server 2008
4 16 (6.64%) Windows Server 2003
5 11 (4.56%) UNIX
6 7 (2.90%) AIX
7 5 (2.07%) Windows Server 2012
8 3 (1.24%) CentOS
9 2 (0.83%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 2 (0.83%) Windows 7
9 2 (0.83%) Solaris
10 1 (0.41%) Windows Mobile
10 1 (0.41%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 33 (13.69%) TDD
2 30 (12.45%) Agile Software Development
2 30 (12.45%) Business Intelligence
3 27 (11.20%) CRM
3 27 (11.20%) MVC
4 22 (9.13%) Data Modelling
4 22 (9.13%) ETL
5 18 (7.47%) Unit Testing
5 18 (7.47%) Continuous Integration
5 18 (7.47%) BDD
6 17 (7.05%) E-Commerce
7 16 (6.64%) Mentoring
8 15 (6.22%) Stakeholder Management
9 12 (4.98%) Scrum
9 12 (4.98%) Migration
10 10 (4.15%) Pair Programming
10 10 (4.15%) Load Balancing
11 9 (3.73%) Web Development
11 9 (3.73%) Software Testing
11 9 (3.73%) Data Analysis
Programming Languages
1 69 (28.63%) C#
2 59 (24.48%) T-SQL
3 48 (19.92%) JavaScript
4 38 (15.77%) Java
5 21 (8.71%) Python
6 19 (7.88%) C++
7 18 (7.47%) PL/SQL
8 16 (6.64%) PHP
8 16 (6.64%) Ruby
9 14 (5.81%) Scala
10 11 (4.56%) PowerShell
11 9 (3.73%) VB
11 9 (3.73%) Perl
12 5 (2.07%) Shell Script
13 3 (1.24%) VB.NET
13 3 (1.24%) VBA
14 2 (0.83%) ABAP
14 2 (0.83%) VBScript
14 2 (0.83%) Delphi
15 1 (0.41%) C
Qualifications
1 33 (13.69%) SC Cleared
1 33 (13.69%) Security Cleared
2 10 (4.15%) ISEB
2 10 (4.15%) Microsoft Certification
3 9 (3.73%) MCSE
4 8 (3.32%) MCTS
4 8 (3.32%) MCITP
4 8 (3.32%) ISTQB
5 7 (2.90%) Degree
6 3 (1.24%) ITIL Certification
7 1 (0.41%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (0.83%) QA
System Software
1 22 (9.13%) Active Directory
2 5 (2.07%) Hyper-V
3 3 (1.24%) vSphere
4 2 (0.83%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (0.83%) VMware ESX
5 1 (0.41%) Microsoft App-V
5 1 (0.41%) Oracle RAC
5 1 (0.41%) Terminal Services
5 1 (0.41%) ISA Server
5 1 (0.41%) XenApp
5 1 (0.41%) XenServer
5 1 (0.41%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 3 (1.24%) HP Quality Center
2 2 (0.83%) FortiGate
2 2 (0.83%) Tivoli
2 2 (0.83%) NetBackup
3 1 (0.41%) Backup Exec
3 1 (0.41%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 59 (24.48%) Oracle
2 30 (12.45%) Microsoft
3 9 (3.73%) HP
4 8 (3.32%) VMware
5 7 (2.90%) SAP
6 6 (2.49%) Business Objects
6 6 (2.49%) Sun
6 6 (2.49%) BMC
7 4 (1.66%) IBM
7 4 (1.66%) JBoss
7 4 (1.66%) TIBCO
7 4 (1.66%) Tableau
8 3 (1.24%) Wincor Nixdorf
8 3 (1.24%) Sybase
8 3 (1.24%) Red Hat
8 3 (1.24%) Citrix
9 2 (0.83%) Informatica
9 2 (0.83%) Trillium
9 2 (0.83%) Teradata
9 2 (0.83%) Twitter
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