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 7 July 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
7 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Structured Query Language (SQL)
Rank 5 6 8
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +2
Contract jobs citing SQL 131 120 112
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 14.38% 15.33% 14.81%
As % of the Programming Languages category 40.06% 54.05% 45.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 73 69 47
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£350 £325 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% -13.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £215 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £495 £511 £449
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £330 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.03% +1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 4
Average hourly rate £33.00 £20.00 £45.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+65.00% -55.55%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £27.50 £30.00 £26.50
% change year-on-year
-8.33% +13.20%
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
327 222 244
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 35.89% 28.35% 32.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 218 122 111
Average daily rate £368 £363 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.37% +3.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £245 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £520 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 1 4
Average hourly rate £35.00 £20.00 £50.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+75.00% -60.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £33.00 £20.00 £30.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £38.75 £20.00 £51.39
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £35.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +2.94%

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 7 July 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
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 7 July 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
Chester 0 26 £400 +28.00% 16
Warrington -9 22 £331 -32.74% 22
Crewe +5 18 £365 +14.06% 16
Knutsford +4 8 £325 -9.09% 5
Alderley Edge - 4 £475 -
Runcorn +2 2 £350 +62.79% 4
Northwich 0 2 £313 -26.47% 5
Macclesfield - 2 - - 3
Sandbach - 2 - -
Wilmslow - 2 £369 - 4
Ellesmere Port 0 1 - -
Winsford - 1 - -
SQL
North West

SQL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 7 July 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 92 (34.98%) SQL Server
2 75 (28.52%) Oracle
3 67 (25.48%) Finance
4 55 (20.91%) Business Intelligence
5 52 (19.77%) Agile Software Development
6 51 (19.39%) ETL
6 51 (19.39%) Java
7 49 (18.63%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 45 (17.11%) PL/SQL
9 43 (16.35%) T-SQL
10 39 (14.83%) JavaScript
10 39 (14.83%) SDLC
11 38 (14.45%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 37 (14.07%) Microsoft
13 36 (13.69%) HTML
14 32 (12.17%) .NET
14 32 (12.17%) J2EE
14 32 (12.17%) CSS
15 31 (11.79%) Analytical Skills
16 28 (10.65%) JUnit
16 28 (10.65%) Web Services
17 27 (10.27%) Oracle Database
17 27 (10.27%) Relational Database
18 26 (9.89%) Oracle EBS R12
18 26 (9.89%) OO
19 25 (9.51%) Data Warehouse
19 25 (9.51%) TDD
19 25 (9.51%) Oracle EBS
20 24 (9.13%) Banking
20 24 (9.13%) XML

SQL
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 7 July 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 19 (7.22%) WebSphere
2 14 (5.32%) Oracle Workflow
3 6 (2.28%) IBM HTTP Server
3 6 (2.28%) Tomcat
3 6 (2.28%) SharePoint
3 6 (2.28%) SAS
3 6 (2.28%) Oracle HTTP Server
4 4 (1.52%) IIS
5 3 (1.14%) Node.js
6 2 (0.76%) JBoss
6 2 (0.76%) SharePoint 2010
7 1 (0.38%) Exchange Server 2010
7 1 (0.38%) Umbraco
7 1 (0.38%) WebSphere Process Server
7 1 (0.38%) BizTalk Server
7 1 (0.38%) iPlanet
7 1 (0.38%) MS Exchange
7 1 (0.38%) Documentum
7 1 (0.38%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 19 (7.22%) MS Excel
2 11 (4.18%) MS Office
3 2 (0.76%) MS PowerPoint
3 2 (0.76%) PowerPivot
Business Applications
1 26 (9.89%) Oracle EBS R12
2 25 (9.51%) Oracle EBS
3 18 (6.84%) Oracle Applications
4 7 (2.66%) Oracle HRMS
5 3 (1.14%) Remedy ITSM
5 3 (1.14%) Oracle Payroll
5 3 (1.14%) Oracle iRecruitment
6 1 (0.38%) Cognos Business Intelligence
Cloud Services
1 4 (1.52%) Amazon EC2
1 4 (1.52%) Amazon S3
1 4 (1.52%) Amazon AWS
1 4 (1.52%) Route 53
1 4 (1.52%) Amazon Glacier
1 4 (1.52%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
2 3 (1.14%) Amazon ElastiCache
Communications & Networking
1 8 (3.04%) TCP/IP
2 7 (2.66%) HTTP
3 6 (2.28%) Internet
3 6 (2.28%) Firewall
4 5 (1.90%) DNS
4 5 (1.90%) SAN
4 5 (1.90%) DHCP
5 3 (1.14%) NAS
6 2 (0.76%) SSL
7 1 (0.38%) IPv4
7 1 (0.38%) Intranet
7 1 (0.38%) SSH
7 1 (0.38%) VLAN
7 1 (0.38%) iSCSI
7 1 (0.38%) Ethernet
7 1 (0.38%) LDAP
7 1 (0.38%) ATM
7 1 (0.38%) SMTP
7 1 (0.38%) SNMP
7 1 (0.38%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 92 (34.98%) SQL Server
2 49 (18.63%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 38 (14.45%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 27 (10.27%) Oracle Database
4 27 (10.27%) Relational Database
5 25 (9.51%) Data Warehouse
6 23 (8.75%) Oracle Reports
6 23 (8.75%) SQL Server 2008
7 18 (6.84%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 14 (5.32%) QlikView
8 14 (5.32%) MS Access
8 14 (5.32%) RDBMS
9 13 (4.94%) SQL Server 2012
10 11 (4.18%) MySQL
11 10 (3.80%) DTS
11 10 (3.80%) Informix
12 9 (3.42%) DB2
13 8 (3.04%) Crystal Reports
14 6 (2.28%) Oracle BI EE
15 5 (1.90%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 28 (10.65%) JUnit
2 18 (6.84%) Oracle Forms
3 14 (5.32%) Ant
4 13 (4.94%) Talend Open Studio
5 8 (3.04%) Git (software)
5 8 (3.04%) Visual Studio
6 7 (2.66%) Selenium
6 7 (2.66%) Mockito
6 7 (2.66%) Cucumber
7 6 (2.28%) Team Foundation Server
7 6 (2.28%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
7 6 (2.28%) JIRA
8 5 (1.90%) Subversion
8 5 (1.90%) IntelliJ
8 5 (1.90%) Jenkins
9 4 (1.52%) Eclipse
9 4 (1.52%) VSS/SourceSafe
9 4 (1.52%) Oracle APEX
10 3 (1.14%) Cactus
11 2 (0.76%) Maven
General
1 67 (25.48%) Finance
2 24 (9.13%) Banking
3 7 (2.66%) Local Government
4 5 (1.90%) Retail
4 5 (1.90%) Pharmaceutical
5 3 (1.14%) Manufacturing
5 3 (1.14%) Marketing
6 2 (0.76%) Retail Banking
6 2 (0.76%) Financial Institution
6 2 (0.76%) Legal
7 1 (0.38%) Billing
7 1 (0.38%) Investment Banking
7 1 (0.38%) Publishing
7 1 (0.38%) Games
Job Titles
1 159 (60.46%) Developer
2 41 (15.59%) Analyst
3 35 (13.31%) SQL Developer
4 32 (12.17%) Java Developer
5 24 (9.13%) Consultant
6 22 (8.37%) Oracle Developer
7 17 (6.46%) Oracle Consultant
8 16 (6.08%) Business Intelligence Developer
9 13 (4.94%) ETL Developer
9 13 (4.94%) .NET Developer
10 11 (4.18%) Business Developer
11 9 (3.42%) Business Intelligence Analyst
12 8 (3.04%) Senior Developer
13 7 (2.66%) Systems Engineer
13 7 (2.66%) DBA
13 7 (2.66%) Architect
13 7 (2.66%) C# Developer
13 7 (2.66%) Analyst Developer
13 7 (2.66%) Database Developer
14 6 (2.28%) Information Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 36 (13.69%) HTML
2 32 (12.17%) .NET
2 32 (12.17%) J2EE
2 32 (12.17%) CSS
3 28 (10.65%) Web Services
4 24 (9.13%) XML
4 24 (9.13%) jQuery
5 19 (7.22%) SOAP
6 18 (6.84%) Spring
7 17 (6.46%) JSON
8 16 (6.08%) WSDL
9 13 (4.94%) ASP.NET
10 12 (4.56%) Servlets
11 9 (3.42%) RESTful
12 8 (3.04%) JAX-WS
12 8 (3.04%) JDBC
12 8 (3.04%) XSL
12 8 (3.04%) XSLT
12 8 (3.04%) JAX-RPC
12 8 (3.04%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 31 (11.79%) Analytical Skills
2 14 (5.32%) NHS
3 9 (3.42%) Management Information System
4 7 (2.66%) Replication
5 6 (2.28%) Data Structures
6 5 (1.90%) Data Centre
6 5 (1.90%) CMDB
7 4 (1.52%) Online Banking
7 4 (1.52%) Data Integration
8 3 (1.14%) Web 2.0
8 3 (1.14%) Informatics
8 3 (1.14%) GIS
8 3 (1.14%) Algorithms
9 2 (0.76%) Mobile App
9 2 (0.76%) Enterprise Software
9 2 (0.76%) Computer Science
9 2 (0.76%) Data Extraction
10 1 (0.38%) Telematics
10 1 (0.38%) Credit Risk
10 1 (0.38%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 17 (6.46%) Windows
2 12 (4.56%) UNIX
3 10 (3.80%) Linux
4 3 (1.14%) AIX
5 2 (0.76%) Solaris
5 2 (0.76%) SUSE
5 2 (0.76%) Debian
5 2 (0.76%) Windows Server 2012
5 2 (0.76%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (0.38%) Apple iOS
6 1 (0.38%) VME
6 1 (0.38%) Android
6 1 (0.38%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (0.38%) MVS
Processes & Methodologies
1 55 (20.91%) Business Intelligence
2 52 (19.77%) Agile Software Development
3 51 (19.39%) ETL
4 39 (14.83%) SDLC
5 26 (9.89%) OO
6 25 (9.51%) TDD
7 19 (7.22%) Software Engineering
8 17 (6.46%) System Integration Testing
9 16 (6.08%) Continuous Integration
9 16 (6.08%) CRM
9 16 (6.08%) OOP
9 16 (6.08%) Workflow
10 15 (5.70%) Web Development
10 15 (5.70%) Unit Testing
10 15 (5.70%) Integration Testing
10 15 (5.70%) Data Analysis
11 14 (5.32%) Migration
12 13 (4.94%) Data Transformation
13 12 (4.56%) Data Modelling
13 12 (4.56%) OOD
Programming Languages
1 51 (19.39%) Java
2 45 (17.11%) PL/SQL
3 43 (16.35%) T-SQL
4 39 (14.83%) JavaScript
5 24 (9.13%) C#
6 12 (4.56%) VB
7 9 (3.42%) VBA
8 8 (3.04%) Perl
8 8 (3.04%) PHP
9 7 (2.66%) XPath
10 6 (2.28%) C
11 5 (1.90%) VBScript
12 4 (1.52%) VB.NET
12 4 (1.52%) PHP5
13 3 (1.14%) Jython
14 2 (0.76%) VB6
14 2 (0.76%) PL/1
14 2 (0.76%) Shell Script
14 2 (0.76%) C++
14 2 (0.76%) Delphi
Qualifications
1 23 (8.75%) Security Cleared
2 12 (4.56%) DV Cleared
3 11 (4.18%) Degree
4 10 (3.80%) SC Cleared
5 6 (2.28%) A+ Certification
5 6 (2.28%) CEH
5 6 (2.28%) CCNP
5 6 (2.28%) CCNA
5 6 (2.28%) CISSP
5 6 (2.28%) Cisco Certification
6 3 (1.14%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (1.14%) QA
2 1 (0.38%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 6 (2.28%) Active Directory
2 3 (1.14%) Docker
3 2 (0.76%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (0.76%) vSphere
4 1 (0.38%) VMware ESXi
4 1 (0.38%) Terminal Services
4 1 (0.38%) Samba
4 1 (0.38%) iptables
4 1 (0.38%) NFS
Systems Management
1 4 (1.52%) HP Quality Center
2 2 (0.76%) Opscode Chef
2 2 (0.76%) SCCM
3 1 (0.38%) SCOM
3 1 (0.38%) MOM
3 1 (0.38%) Nagios
3 1 (0.38%) Opsview
3 1 (0.38%) Puppet
Vendors
1 75 (28.52%) Oracle
2 37 (14.07%) Microsoft
3 17 (6.46%) IBM
4 13 (4.94%) Talend
5 12 (4.56%) Tableau
6 8 (3.04%) Informatica
6 8 (3.04%) Sun
6 8 (3.04%) Cognos
7 7 (2.66%) ArcSight
8 6 (2.28%) Sybase
8 6 (2.28%) Symantec
9 5 (1.90%) BMC
9 5 (1.90%) HP
9 5 (1.90%) JNBridge
9 5 (1.90%) Teradata
10 4 (1.52%) LANDesk
10 4 (1.52%) VMware
10 4 (1.52%) ServiceNow
10 4 (1.52%) Citrix
10 4 (1.52%) Remedy
Cheshire
Robert Walters
Rate: £350 - £400 per day
Posted: 16 hours ago
Warrington, Cheshire
Rullion IT Plus
Rate: £400 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Chester
Computer Futures
Rate: £300 - £400 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Chester
Computer Futures
Rate: £300 - £400 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Cheshire
Progressive Recruitment
Rate: £300 - £340 per day + competitive
Posted: 5 days ago
Crewe, Cheshire
Robert Walters
Rate: competitive daily rates
Posted: 6 days ago
Warrington
Real Staffing
Rate: £301 - £350 per day
Posted: 7 days ago
Warrington
Computer Futures
Rate: £250 - £350 per day
Posted: 8 days ago
Runcorn
Progressive Recruitment
Rate: £350 - £360 per day + competitive
Posted: 12 days ago
Cheshire
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £400.00 per day
Posted: 13 days ago
Cheshire
Computer Futures
Rate: £200 - £300 per day
Posted: 14 days ago
Warrington
Quantica Technology - London
Rate: £200 - £270 per day
Posted: 15 days ago
Crewe
Computer Futures
Rate: £220 - £300 per day
Posted: 15 days ago
Crewe
Computer Futures
Rate: £250 - £315 per day
Posted: 22 days ago
Nantwich
Computer Futures
Rate: £250 - £320 per day
Posted: 22 days ago
Chester
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £400.00 - £500.00 per day
Posted: 25 days ago