The first table below looks at the demand 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 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Programming Languages category for the Colchester region.

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 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Structured Query Language (SQL)
Rank 11 16 9
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -7
Contract jobs citing SQL 10 5 17
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Colchester 12.99% 10.87% 21.79%
As % of the Programming Languages category 66.67% 38.46% 60.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 0 10
Average daily rate
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£375 - £293
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 - £233
10% offered a daily rate of more than £430 - £401
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.84% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 4 0
Average hourly rate £115.00 £9.23 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+1145.93% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £24.50 £27.41 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-10.61% +9.64%
Programming Languages Category
Colchester
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
15 13 28
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Colchester 19.48% 28.26% 35.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 7 20
Average daily rate £350 £413 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-15.15% +37.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £318 £231
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £413 £401
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 5 0
Average hourly rate £115.00 £9.23 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+1145.93% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £35.00
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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 1 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 1 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 8 (47.06%) SQL Server
1 8 (47.06%) SQL Server 2008
2 5 (29.41%) Windows
3 4 (23.53%) Microsoft
3 4 (23.53%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 4 (23.53%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 4 (23.53%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 3 (17.65%) Data Protection Act
4 3 (17.65%) Data Protection
4 3 (17.65%) PowerShell
4 3 (17.65%) VMware
4 3 (17.65%) Clustering
4 3 (17.65%) Active Directory
4 3 (17.65%) BizTalk Server
4 3 (17.65%) IIS
5 2 (11.76%) MS Office
5 2 (11.76%) Oracle
5 2 (11.76%) CSS
5 2 (11.76%) JavaScript
5 2 (11.76%) PHP
5 2 (11.76%) HTML
5 2 (11.76%) .NET
5 2 (11.76%) Web Analytics
5 2 (11.76%) VMware Infrastructure
5 2 (11.76%) Analytics
6 1 (5.88%) Exchange Server 2013
6 1 (5.88%) Performance Tuning
6 1 (5.88%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (5.88%) XenApp
6 1 (5.88%) Exchange Server 2010

SQL
Top Related IT Skills in Colchester by Category

For the 6 months to 1 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 (17.65%) BizTalk Server
1 3 (17.65%) IIS
2 1 (5.88%) Exchange Server 2013
2 1 (5.88%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (5.88%) SharePoint Server
2 1 (5.88%) MS Exchange
2 1 (5.88%) Documentum
Applications
1 2 (11.76%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (5.88%) assyst
Communications & Networking
1 1 (5.88%) LAN
1 1 (5.88%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (47.06%) SQL Server
1 8 (47.06%) SQL Server 2008
2 4 (23.53%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 4 (23.53%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 4 (23.53%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 1 (5.88%) SQL Server 2005
3 1 (5.88%) MySQL
Job Titles
1 8 (47.06%) DBA
1 8 (47.06%) SQL DBA
2 6 (35.29%) SQL Server DBA
3 3 (17.65%) Server Administrator
3 3 (17.65%) Server Engineer
3 3 (17.65%) Administrator
4 2 (11.76%) Developer
4 2 (11.76%) Analyst
4 2 (11.76%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 2 (11.76%) Web Developer
5 1 (5.88%) Windows Server Engineer
5 1 (5.88%) Release Manager
5 1 (5.88%) Infrastructure Manager
5 1 (5.88%) Technical Analyst
5 1 (5.88%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (11.76%) CSS
1 2 (11.76%) HTML
1 2 (11.76%) .NET
2 1 (5.88%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 3 (17.65%) Data Protection Act
1 3 (17.65%) Clustering
2 1 (5.88%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 5 (29.41%) Windows
2 1 (5.88%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (5.88%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (17.65%) Data Protection
2 2 (11.76%) Web Analytics
2 2 (11.76%) Analytics
3 1 (5.88%) Performance Tuning
3 1 (5.88%) High Availability
3 1 (5.88%) Continuous Improvement
3 1 (5.88%) Release Management
3 1 (5.88%) User Acceptance Testing
3 1 (5.88%) Test Scripting
3 1 (5.88%) Manual Testing
3 1 (5.88%) Technical Architecture
3 1 (5.88%) TOGAF
3 1 (5.88%) Business Analysis
3 1 (5.88%) PRINCE
3 1 (5.88%) Project Management
3 1 (5.88%) Service Management
3 1 (5.88%) Process Management
3 1 (5.88%) ITSM
3 1 (5.88%) Business Intelligence
3 1 (5.88%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 3 (17.65%) PowerShell
2 2 (11.76%) JavaScript
2 2 (11.76%) PHP
3 1 (5.88%) Java
3 1 (5.88%) T-SQL
3 1 (5.88%) VB
3 1 (5.88%) VB.NET
3 1 (5.88%) ABAP
3 1 (5.88%) VBA
3 1 (5.88%) C#
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.88%) QA
System Software
1 3 (17.65%) Active Directory
2 2 (11.76%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (5.88%) XenApp
Vendors
1 4 (23.53%) Microsoft
2 3 (17.65%) VMware
3 2 (11.76%) Oracle
4 1 (5.88%) Netezza
4 1 (5.88%) EMC
4 1 (5.88%) Citrix
4 1 (5.88%) NetApp
4 1 (5.88%) SAP