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 21 August 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
21 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Structured Query Language (SQL)
Rank 11 12 8
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -4
Contract jobs citing SQL 8 5 17
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Colchester 14.29% 12.50% 21.52%
As % of the Programming Languages category 57.14% 45.45% 58.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 0 10
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£350 - £275
90% offered a daily rate of more than £281 - £233
10% offered a daily rate of more than £393 - £401
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.84% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 4 0
Average hourly rate - £9.23 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £26.13 £25.37
% change year-on-year
-4.30% +2.99%
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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
14 11 29
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Colchester 25.00% 27.50% 36.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 3 21
Average daily rate £325 £413 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-21.21% +37.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £248 £413 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £438 £413 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 5 0
Average hourly rate - £9.23 -
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 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
Daily Rate Histogram in Colchester

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing SQL across the Colchester region over the 3 months to 21 August 2014.

SQL Daily Rate Histogram 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 21 August 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 (40.00%) SQL Server
1 6 (40.00%) SQL Server 2008
2 5 (33.33%) Windows
3 4 (26.67%) Microsoft
4 3 (20.00%) IIS
4 3 (20.00%) Active Directory
4 3 (20.00%) BizTalk Server
4 3 (20.00%) VMware
4 3 (20.00%) Clustering
4 3 (20.00%) Data Protection Act
4 3 (20.00%) Data Protection
4 3 (20.00%) PowerShell
5 2 (13.33%) HTML
5 2 (13.33%) JavaScript
5 2 (13.33%) PHP
5 2 (13.33%) .NET
5 2 (13.33%) Oracle
5 2 (13.33%) MS Office
5 2 (13.33%) CSS
5 2 (13.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 2 (13.33%) Web Analytics
5 2 (13.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 2 (13.33%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 2 (13.33%) VMware Infrastructure
5 2 (13.33%) Analytics
6 1 (6.67%) C#
6 1 (6.67%) Java
6 1 (6.67%) T-SQL
6 1 (6.67%) VB
6 1 (6.67%) VB.NET

SQL
Top Related IT Skills in Colchester by Category

For the 6 months to 21 August 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 (20.00%) BizTalk Server
1 3 (20.00%) IIS
2 1 (6.67%) MS Exchange
2 1 (6.67%) Documentum
2 1 (6.67%) SharePoint Server
2 1 (6.67%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (6.67%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 2 (13.33%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (6.67%) assyst
Communications & Networking
1 1 (6.67%) LAN
1 1 (6.67%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (40.00%) SQL Server
1 6 (40.00%) SQL Server 2008
2 2 (13.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 2 (13.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 2 (13.33%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 1 (6.67%) SQL Server 2005
3 1 (6.67%) MySQL
Job Titles
1 6 (40.00%) DBA
1 6 (40.00%) SQL DBA
2 4 (26.67%) SQL Server DBA
3 3 (20.00%) Server Engineer
4 2 (13.33%) Web Developer
4 2 (13.33%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 2 (13.33%) Developer
4 2 (13.33%) Analyst
5 1 (6.67%) Test Analyst
5 1 (6.67%) Administrator
5 1 (6.67%) Release Manager
5 1 (6.67%) Technical Analyst
5 1 (6.67%) Infrastructure Manager
5 1 (6.67%) Server Administrator
5 1 (6.67%) Windows Server Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (13.33%) HTML
1 2 (13.33%) .NET
1 2 (13.33%) CSS
2 1 (6.67%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 3 (20.00%) Clustering
1 3 (20.00%) Data Protection Act
2 1 (6.67%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 5 (33.33%) Windows
2 1 (6.67%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (6.67%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (20.00%) Data Protection
2 2 (13.33%) Analytics
2 2 (13.33%) Web Analytics
3 1 (6.67%) Technical Architecture
3 1 (6.67%) Release Management
3 1 (6.67%) User Acceptance Testing
3 1 (6.67%) Test Scripting
3 1 (6.67%) Manual Testing
3 1 (6.67%) Performance Tuning
3 1 (6.67%) High Availability
3 1 (6.67%) Continuous Improvement
3 1 (6.67%) ITIL
3 1 (6.67%) Business Intelligence
3 1 (6.67%) PRINCE
3 1 (6.67%) Project Management
3 1 (6.67%) Service Management
3 1 (6.67%) Process Management
3 1 (6.67%) ITSM
3 1 (6.67%) TOGAF
3 1 (6.67%) Business Analysis
Programming Languages
1 3 (20.00%) PowerShell
2 2 (13.33%) JavaScript
2 2 (13.33%) PHP
3 1 (6.67%) T-SQL
3 1 (6.67%) VB
3 1 (6.67%) VB.NET
3 1 (6.67%) ABAP
3 1 (6.67%) VBA
3 1 (6.67%) C#
3 1 (6.67%) Java
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (6.67%) QA
System Software
1 3 (20.00%) Active Directory
2 2 (13.33%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (6.67%) XenApp
Vendors
1 4 (26.67%) Microsoft
2 3 (20.00%) VMware
3 2 (13.33%) Oracle
4 1 (6.67%) SAP
4 1 (6.67%) Netezza
4 1 (6.67%) EMC
4 1 (6.67%) Citrix
4 1 (6.67%) NetApp