The table below looks at the statistics for SQL skills in IT contracts advertised for the Colchester region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SQL over the 3 months to 17 April 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
17 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Structured Query Language (SQL)
Rank 7 12 15
Rank change year-on-year
+5 +3
Contract jobs citing SQL 3 8 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Colchester 12.50% 9.09% 8.62%
As % of the Programming Languages category 100.00% 38.10% 21.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 7 3
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£406 £375 £200
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.33% +87.50%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £27.50 £30.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-8.33% +9.09%
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Programming Languages category in contract jobs advertised in the Colchester region.

Programming Languages Category
Colchester
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
3 21 23
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Colchester 12.50% 23.86% 39.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 16 17
Average daily rate £406 £400 £195
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.56% +105.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £401 £253 £189
10% offered a daily rate of more than £411 £421 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £330 £325
% change year-on-year
+6.06% +1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £11.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £36.40 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-1.09% +4.00%

SQL
Jobs Demand Trend in Colchester

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

SQL Jobs Demand Trend in Colchester

SQL
Daily Rate Trend in Colchester

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

SQL Daily Rate Trend in Colchester

SQL
Hourly Rate Trend in Colchester

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

SQL Hourly Rate Trend in Colchester

SQL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Colchester

For the 6 months to 17 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Colchester 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 4 (80.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (40.00%) Citrix
2 2 (40.00%) SQL Server
2 2 (40.00%) Windows
2 2 (40.00%) Firewall
2 2 (40.00%) Microsoft App-V
2 2 (40.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 2 (40.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 2 (40.00%) XenApp
2 2 (40.00%) Performance Tuning
2 2 (40.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 1 (20.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (20.00%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (20.00%) Database Mirroring
3 1 (20.00%) Software Delivery
3 1 (20.00%) Lync
3 1 (20.00%) High Availability
3 1 (20.00%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (20.00%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (20.00%) Software Packaging
3 1 (20.00%) WCF
3 1 (20.00%) WPF
3 1 (20.00%) Fat Client
3 1 (20.00%) Netezza
3 1 (20.00%) WinForms
3 1 (20.00%) Replication
3 1 (20.00%) Clustering
3 1 (20.00%) MS Excel
3 1 (20.00%) SharePoint

SQL
Top Related IT Skills in Colchester by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Colchester 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 1 (20.00%) IIS
1 1 (20.00%) SharePoint
1 1 (20.00%) BizTalk Server
1 1 (20.00%) Lync
Applications
1 1 (20.00%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 2 (40.00%) Firewall
2 1 (20.00%) TCP/IP
2 1 (20.00%) HTTPS
2 1 (20.00%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (40.00%) SQL Server
1 2 (40.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
1 2 (40.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 2 (40.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 1 (20.00%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (20.00%) SQL Server 2012
2 1 (20.00%) MySQL
Job Titles
1 2 (40.00%) DBA
1 2 (40.00%) Applications Packager
1 2 (40.00%) SQL DBA
2 1 (20.00%) Developer
2 1 (20.00%) Applications Support
2 1 (20.00%) .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (20.00%) .NET
1 1 (20.00%) ASP.NET
1 1 (20.00%) WinForms
1 1 (20.00%) Software Packaging
1 1 (20.00%) WCF
1 1 (20.00%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 1 (20.00%) Thin Client
1 1 (20.00%) Replication
1 1 (20.00%) Clustering
1 1 (20.00%) Fat Client
1 1 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 2 (40.00%) Windows
2 1 (20.00%) Windows Server 2003
2 1 (20.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (20.00%) Windows Server 2012
2 1 (20.00%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (40.00%) Performance Tuning
2 1 (20.00%) Database Mirroring
2 1 (20.00%) Software Delivery
2 1 (20.00%) Business Intelligence
2 1 (20.00%) High Availability
Programming Languages
1 1 (20.00%) C#
1 1 (20.00%) T-SQL
1 1 (20.00%) VB.NET
System Software
1 2 (40.00%) Microsoft App-V
1 2 (40.00%) XenApp
2 1 (20.00%) Terminal Server
Vendors
1 4 (80.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (40.00%) Citrix
3 1 (20.00%) Netezza
3 1 (20.00%) Oracle