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 1 October 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
1 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Structured Query Language (SQL)
Rank 16 15 5
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -10
Contract jobs citing SQL 6 3 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Colchester 13.64% 6.52% 22.58%
As % of the Programming Languages category 60.00% 25.00% 63.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 1 12
Average daily rate
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£400 £150 £351
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+166.66% -57.20%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £380 £150 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £404 £150 £401
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £330 £325
% change year-on-year
+5.90% +1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £9.23 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.38 £24.75 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+2.52% -10.00%
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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
10 12 22
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Colchester 22.73% 26.09% 35.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 1 20
Average daily rate £375 £150 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+150.00% -50.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £135 £150 £247
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £150 £403
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 0
Average hourly rate - £9.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £33.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+4.47% -4.28%

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 1 October 2014, 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 6 (42.86%) SQL Server
2 5 (35.71%) Windows
2 5 (35.71%) SQL Server 2008
3 4 (28.57%) Microsoft
3 4 (28.57%) Active Directory
3 4 (28.57%) VMware
4 3 (21.43%) CSS
4 3 (21.43%) IIS
4 3 (21.43%) MS Office
4 3 (21.43%) JavaScript
4 3 (21.43%) HTML
4 3 (21.43%) Data Protection Act
4 3 (21.43%) Data Protection
4 3 (21.43%) VMware Infrastructure
4 3 (21.43%) PowerShell
5 2 (14.29%) Analytics
5 2 (14.29%) VBA
5 2 (14.29%) .NET
5 2 (14.29%) Oracle
5 2 (14.29%) PHP
5 2 (14.29%) Web Analytics
5 2 (14.29%) LAN
5 2 (14.29%) WAN
6 1 (7.14%) Backup Exec
6 1 (7.14%) Clustering
6 1 (7.14%) Service Management
6 1 (7.14%) Process Management
6 1 (7.14%) ITSM
6 1 (7.14%) Wireless
6 1 (7.14%) BT

SQL
Top Related IT Skills in Colchester by Category

For the 6 months to 1 October 2014, 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 3 (21.43%) IIS
2 1 (7.14%) SharePoint Server
2 1 (7.14%) BizTalk Server
2 1 (7.14%) SharePoint
2 1 (7.14%) MS Exchange
2 1 (7.14%) Documentum
2 1 (7.14%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (7.14%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 3 (21.43%) MS Office
2 1 (7.14%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (7.14%) assyst
1 1 (7.14%) Summit
Cloud Services
1 1 (7.14%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (14.29%) LAN
1 2 (14.29%) WAN
2 1 (7.14%) Wireless
2 1 (7.14%) MPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (42.86%) SQL Server
2 5 (35.71%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (7.14%) SQL Server 2005
3 1 (7.14%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (7.14%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (7.14%) Crystal Reports
3 1 (7.14%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 1 (7.14%) Eclipse
General
1 1 (7.14%) Billing
Job Titles
1 3 (21.43%) DBA
1 3 (21.43%) Developer
1 3 (21.43%) Server Engineer
1 3 (21.43%) SQL DBA
2 2 (14.29%) SQL Server DBA
2 2 (14.29%) Analyst
2 2 (14.29%) Web Developer
2 2 (14.29%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 1 (7.14%) Release Manager
3 1 (7.14%) Test Analyst
3 1 (7.14%) IT Manager
3 1 (7.14%) Infrastructure Manager
3 1 (7.14%) ETL Developer
3 1 (7.14%) Windows Server Engineer
3 1 (7.14%) Technical Analyst
3 1 (7.14%) SQL Developer
3 1 (7.14%) SQL Server Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (21.43%) CSS
1 3 (21.43%) HTML
2 2 (14.29%) .NET
3 1 (7.14%) Windows SharePoint Services
3 1 (7.14%) ASP.NET
3 1 (7.14%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 3 (21.43%) Data Protection Act
2 1 (7.14%) Clustering
2 1 (7.14%) Handset
2 1 (7.14%) Data Integration
Operating Systems
1 5 (35.71%) Windows
2 1 (7.14%) Windows Vista
2 1 (7.14%) Windows Server 2003
2 1 (7.14%) Linux
2 1 (7.14%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 1 (7.14%) Windows 8
2 1 (7.14%) Windows Server 2012
2 1 (7.14%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (21.43%) Data Protection
2 2 (14.29%) Analytics
2 2 (14.29%) Web Analytics
3 1 (7.14%) Service Management
3 1 (7.14%) Process Management
3 1 (7.14%) ITSM
3 1 (7.14%) Technical Architecture
3 1 (7.14%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (7.14%) TOGAF
3 1 (7.14%) Business Analysis
3 1 (7.14%) ITIL
3 1 (7.14%) PRINCE
3 1 (7.14%) Project Management
3 1 (7.14%) ETL
3 1 (7.14%) Release Management
3 1 (7.14%) User Acceptance Testing
3 1 (7.14%) Test Scripting
3 1 (7.14%) Manual Testing
3 1 (7.14%) Continuous Improvement
3 1 (7.14%) Data Transformation
Programming Languages
1 3 (21.43%) JavaScript
1 3 (21.43%) PowerShell
2 2 (14.29%) VBA
2 2 (14.29%) PHP
3 1 (7.14%) C#
3 1 (7.14%) T-SQL
3 1 (7.14%) VB
3 1 (7.14%) VB.NET
3 1 (7.14%) ABAP
3 1 (7.14%) Java
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (7.14%) QA
System Software
1 4 (28.57%) Active Directory
2 3 (21.43%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (7.14%) Hyper-V
3 1 (7.14%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 1 (7.14%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 4 (28.57%) Microsoft
1 4 (28.57%) VMware
2 2 (14.29%) Oracle
3 1 (7.14%) BT
3 1 (7.14%) Cisco
3 1 (7.14%) SAP
3 1 (7.14%) EMC
3 1 (7.14%) Citrix
3 1 (7.14%) NetApp
3 1 (7.14%) Red Hat
3 1 (7.14%) Symantec
3 1 (7.14%) Sophos
3 1 (7.14%) Spiceworks
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