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 24 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
24 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Structured Query Language (SQL)
Rank 22 17 12
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -5
Contract jobs citing SQL 4 3 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Colchester 8.51% 4.62% 12.28%
As % of the Programming Languages category 50.00% 18.75% 63.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 2 7
Average daily rate
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£353 £313 £351
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.80% -10.84%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £311 £183 £244
10% offered a daily rate of more than £395 £443 £410
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 £26.00 £23.16 £28.75
% change year-on-year
+12.25% -19.43%
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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
8 16 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Colchester 17.02% 24.62% 19.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 4 10
Average daily rate £300 £375 £351
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-20.00% +6.99%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £153 £150 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £501 £450 £413
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 4 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 24 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 (46.15%) SQL Server
2 5 (38.46%) Windows
3 4 (30.77%) Active Directory
3 4 (30.77%) VMware
3 4 (30.77%) SQL Server 2008
4 3 (23.08%) VMware Infrastructure
4 3 (23.08%) PowerShell
4 3 (23.08%) Microsoft
4 3 (23.08%) CSS
4 3 (23.08%) JavaScript
4 3 (23.08%) HTML
4 3 (23.08%) .NET
4 3 (23.08%) IIS
5 2 (15.38%) MS Office
5 2 (15.38%) Oracle
5 2 (15.38%) C#
5 2 (15.38%) VBA
5 2 (15.38%) VB.NET
5 2 (15.38%) PHP
5 2 (15.38%) T-SQL
5 2 (15.38%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (15.38%) Analytics
5 2 (15.38%) Data Protection
5 2 (15.38%) Web Analytics
5 2 (15.38%) Data Protection Act
6 1 (7.69%) QA
6 1 (7.69%) WCF
6 1 (7.69%) Release Management
6 1 (7.69%) jQuery
6 1 (7.69%) User Acceptance Testing

SQL
Top Related IT Skills in Colchester by Category

For the 6 months to 24 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 (23.08%) IIS
2 1 (7.69%) SharePoint
2 1 (7.69%) MS Exchange
2 1 (7.69%) Documentum
2 1 (7.69%) BizTalk Server
2 1 (7.69%) SharePoint Server
2 1 (7.69%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (7.69%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 2 (15.38%) MS Office
2 1 (7.69%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (7.69%) Summit
1 1 (7.69%) assyst
Cloud Services
1 1 (7.69%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (7.69%) LAN
1 1 (7.69%) WAN
1 1 (7.69%) MPLS
1 1 (7.69%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (46.15%) SQL Server
2 4 (30.77%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (7.69%) Crystal Reports
3 1 (7.69%) MS Access
3 1 (7.69%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (7.69%) SQL Server 2005
3 1 (7.69%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 1 (7.69%) Eclipse
General
1 1 (7.69%) Billing
Job Titles
1 4 (30.77%) Developer
2 3 (23.08%) Server Engineer
3 2 (15.38%) Analyst
3 2 (15.38%) Web Developer
3 2 (15.38%) DBA
3 2 (15.38%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 2 (15.38%) SQL DBA
4 1 (7.69%) SQL Server Developer
4 1 (7.69%) Release Manager
4 1 (7.69%) .NET Developer
4 1 (7.69%) C# Developer
4 1 (7.69%) SQL Server DBA
4 1 (7.69%) Technical Analyst
4 1 (7.69%) SQL Developer
4 1 (7.69%) Test Analyst
4 1 (7.69%) IT Manager
4 1 (7.69%) ETL Developer
4 1 (7.69%) Windows Server Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) WinForms Developer
4 1 (7.69%) C# .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (23.08%) CSS
1 3 (23.08%) HTML
1 3 (23.08%) .NET
2 1 (7.69%) ASP.NET
2 1 (7.69%) Web Services
2 1 (7.69%) WinForms
2 1 (7.69%) Windows SharePoint Services
2 1 (7.69%) .NET Framework
2 1 (7.69%) WCF
2 1 (7.69%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 2 (15.38%) Data Protection Act
2 1 (7.69%) Data Integration
2 1 (7.69%) Handset
2 1 (7.69%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 5 (38.46%) Windows
2 1 (7.69%) Linux
2 1 (7.69%) Windows Server 2003
2 1 (7.69%) Windows Vista
2 1 (7.69%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (7.69%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 1 (7.69%) Windows 8
2 1 (7.69%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (15.38%) Web Analytics
1 2 (15.38%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (15.38%) Data Protection
1 2 (15.38%) Analytics
2 1 (7.69%) Data Transformation
2 1 (7.69%) Continuous Improvement
2 1 (7.69%) Business Analysis
2 1 (7.69%) Release Management
2 1 (7.69%) User Acceptance Testing
2 1 (7.69%) Test Scripting
2 1 (7.69%) Manual Testing
2 1 (7.69%) ETL
2 1 (7.69%) Service Management
2 1 (7.69%) Process Management
2 1 (7.69%) ITSM
2 1 (7.69%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 3 (23.08%) JavaScript
1 3 (23.08%) PowerShell
2 2 (15.38%) VBA
2 2 (15.38%) PHP
2 2 (15.38%) T-SQL
2 2 (15.38%) C#
2 2 (15.38%) VB.NET
3 1 (7.69%) ABAP
3 1 (7.69%) Java
3 1 (7.69%) VB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (7.69%) QA
System Software
1 4 (30.77%) Active Directory
2 3 (23.08%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (7.69%) Hyper-V
3 1 (7.69%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 1 (7.69%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 4 (30.77%) VMware
2 3 (23.08%) Microsoft
3 2 (15.38%) Oracle
4 1 (7.69%) SAP
4 1 (7.69%) Cisco
4 1 (7.69%) DevExpress
4 1 (7.69%) Spiceworks
4 1 (7.69%) EMC
4 1 (7.69%) Citrix
4 1 (7.69%) NetApp
4 1 (7.69%) Red Hat
4 1 (7.69%) Symantec
4 1 (7.69%) Sophos
4 1 (7.69%) BT