The table below looks at the statistics for SQL skills in IT contracts advertised for the Dorset region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SQL over the 3 months to 3 August 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
3 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Structured Query Language (SQL)
Rank 9 5 5
Rank change year-on-year
-4 0
Contract jobs citing SQL 27 32 48
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Dorset 11.79% 14.04% 20.69%
As % of the Programming Languages category 36.99% 36.78% 58.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 24 29
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£325 £393 £385
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-17.19% +1.94%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £245 £250 £279
10% offered a daily rate of more than £480 £483 £424
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £15.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £28.13 £25.00 £26.50
% change year-on-year
+12.50% -5.66%
SQL
South West

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Programming Languages category in contract jobs advertised in the Dorset region.

Programming Languages Category
Dorset
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
73 87 82
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Dorset 31.88% 38.16% 35.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 31 58 50
Average daily rate £325 £350 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.14% -6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £243 £258
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £444
UK excluding London average daily rate £351 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+0.14% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 4 2
Average hourly rate £41.24 £12.71 £16.11
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+224.46% -21.10%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £36.63 £11.97 £15.62
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.75 £31.90 £16.60
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.00 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+8.57% -

SQL
Jobs Demand Trend in Dorset

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

SQL Jobs Demand Trend in Dorset

SQL
Daily Rate Trend in Dorset

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

SQL Daily Rate Trend in Dorset

SQL
Daily Rate Histogram in Dorset

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing SQL across the Dorset region over the 3 months to 3 August 2015.

SQL Daily Rate Histogram in Dorset

SQL
Hourly Rate Trend in Dorset

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

SQL Hourly Rate Trend in Dorset

SQL
Contract Job Locations in Dorset

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing SQL within the Dorset region over the 3 months to 3 August 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Bournemouth -5 11 £303 -30.85% 28
Poole +1 7 £325 -13.33% 9
Weymouth - 2 - -
SQL
South West

SQL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Dorset

For the 6 months to 3 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Dorset 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 14 (36.84%) SQL Server
2 10 (26.32%) Microsoft
2 10 (26.32%) Business Intelligence
3 9 (23.68%) Windows
4 8 (21.05%) Data Warehouse
5 7 (18.42%) UNIX
5 7 (18.42%) Java
5 7 (18.42%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 6 (15.79%) C#
6 6 (15.79%) SharePoint
6 6 (15.79%) NAS
6 6 (15.79%) Analytical Skills
7 5 (13.16%) ETL
7 5 (13.16%) Project Management
7 5 (13.16%) Linux
7 5 (13.16%) Banking
7 5 (13.16%) Disaster Recovery
8 4 (10.53%) Finance
8 4 (10.53%) Subversion
8 4 (10.53%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 4 (10.53%) PL/SQL
8 4 (10.53%) .NET
8 4 (10.53%) Oracle
8 4 (10.53%) Active Directory
8 4 (10.53%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 3 (7.89%) Dimensional Modelling
9 3 (7.89%) QA
9 3 (7.89%) SQL Server 2008
9 3 (7.89%) High Availability
9 3 (7.89%) Enterprise Data Warehouse

SQL
Top Related IT Skills in Dorset by Category

For the 6 months to 3 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Dorset 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 6 (15.79%) SharePoint
2 2 (5.26%) SharePoint 2013
3 1 (2.63%) Tomcat
3 1 (2.63%) CMS
3 1 (2.63%) Oracle Application Server
3 1 (2.63%) DNN
3 1 (2.63%) Umbraco
Applications
1 3 (7.89%) MS Excel
2 2 (5.26%) PowerPivot
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.63%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 6 (15.79%) NAS
2 3 (7.89%) SAN
3 2 (5.26%) Fibre Channel
4 1 (2.63%) Firewall
4 1 (2.63%) Intrusion Detection
4 1 (2.63%) TCP/IP
4 1 (2.63%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (36.84%) SQL Server
2 8 (21.05%) Data Warehouse
3 7 (18.42%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 4 (10.53%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 4 (10.53%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 3 (7.89%) OLTP
5 3 (7.89%) OLAP
5 3 (7.89%) MS Access
5 3 (7.89%) SQL Server 2008
5 3 (7.89%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
6 2 (5.26%) Microsoft Power View
6 2 (5.26%) PerformancePoint
6 2 (5.26%) Oracle Database
6 2 (5.26%) MySQL
6 2 (5.26%) Oracle Database 10g
7 1 (2.63%) BusinessObjects
7 1 (2.63%) DataStage
7 1 (2.63%) Oracle OWB
7 1 (2.63%) Oracle OLAP
7 1 (2.63%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 4 (10.53%) Subversion
2 2 (5.26%) Maven
2 2 (5.26%) JUnit
3 1 (2.63%) Oracle Forms
3 1 (2.63%) Eclipse
3 1 (2.63%) Toad
3 1 (2.63%) JBehave
3 1 (2.63%) Cucumber
3 1 (2.63%) SpecFlow
General
1 5 (13.16%) Banking
2 4 (10.53%) Finance
3 3 (7.89%) Retail
4 1 (2.63%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 15 (39.47%) Developer
2 6 (15.79%) Business Intelligence Developer
3 5 (13.16%) SQL Developer
3 5 (13.16%) SQL DBA
3 5 (13.16%) DBA
4 3 (7.89%) .NET Developer
4 3 (7.89%) Architect
4 3 (7.89%) Java Developer
5 2 (5.26%) Data Warehouse Developer
5 2 (5.26%) Storage Engineer
5 2 (5.26%) SAN Engineer
5 2 (5.26%) Designer
5 2 (5.26%) Analyst
5 2 (5.26%) C# Developer
5 2 (5.26%) Solutions Designer
5 2 (5.26%) SAN Storage Engineer
5 2 (5.26%) NAS Engineer
5 2 (5.26%) NetApp Engineer
6 1 (2.63%) Report Specialist
6 1 (2.63%) Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (10.53%) .NET
2 3 (7.89%) ASP.NET
2 3 (7.89%) JDBC
2 3 (7.89%) JSP
2 3 (7.89%) Web Services
3 2 (5.26%) Struts
3 2 (5.26%) CSS
3 2 (5.26%) J2EE
3 2 (5.26%) Application Packaging
3 2 (5.26%) jQuery
3 2 (5.26%) ASP.NET MVC
3 2 (5.26%) HTML
4 1 (2.63%) Entity Framework
4 1 (2.63%) REST
4 1 (2.63%) WebSockets
4 1 (2.63%) ASP.NET Web Forms
4 1 (2.63%) Swing
4 1 (2.63%) JNI
Miscellaneous
1 6 (15.79%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (7.89%) Device Driver
3 2 (5.26%) Visualisation
3 2 (5.26%) Data Centre
4 1 (2.63%) Management Information System
4 1 (2.63%) SWIFT
4 1 (2.63%) Embedded Systems
4 1 (2.63%) Data Structures
4 1 (2.63%) Clustering
4 1 (2.63%) Computer Science
4 1 (2.63%) Data Extraction
4 1 (2.63%) Data Integration
Operating Systems
1 9 (23.68%) Windows
2 7 (18.42%) UNIX
3 5 (13.16%) Linux
4 2 (5.26%) Data ONTAP
5 1 (2.63%) MVS
5 1 (2.63%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (26.32%) Business Intelligence
2 5 (13.16%) Project Management
2 5 (13.16%) Disaster Recovery
2 5 (13.16%) ETL
3 3 (7.89%) UML
3 3 (7.89%) Data Modelling
3 3 (7.89%) Scrum
3 3 (7.89%) TDD
3 3 (7.89%) Data Analysis
3 3 (7.89%) Dimensional Modelling
3 3 (7.89%) High Availability
4 2 (5.26%) Customer Engagement
4 2 (5.26%) Use Case
4 2 (5.26%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (5.26%) Migration
4 2 (5.26%) OO
4 2 (5.26%) E-Commerce
4 2 (5.26%) MVC
4 2 (5.26%) Capacity Planning
4 2 (5.26%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 7 (18.42%) Java
2 6 (15.79%) C#
3 4 (10.53%) PL/SQL
4 3 (7.89%) T-SQL
5 2 (5.26%) VB
5 2 (5.26%) PowerShell
6 1 (2.63%) VB.NET
6 1 (2.63%) VB6
6 1 (2.63%) Ruby
6 1 (2.63%) C
6 1 (2.63%) JavaScript
6 1 (2.63%) PHP
Qualifications
1 1 (2.63%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (7.89%) QA
System Software
1 4 (10.53%) Active Directory
2 2 (5.26%) NFS
3 1 (2.63%) VMware ESX
3 1 (2.63%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (2.63%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 10 (26.32%) Microsoft
2 4 (10.53%) Oracle
3 3 (7.89%) VMware
4 2 (5.26%) Brocade
4 2 (5.26%) NetApp
5 1 (2.63%) Red Gate
5 1 (2.63%) Telerik
5 1 (2.63%) Cisco
5 1 (2.63%) IBM
5 1 (2.63%) Actuate
Bournemouth, Dorset
Austin Fraser
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