The first table below looks at the demand for SQL skills in IT contracts advertised for the Knutsford 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 Knutsford 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 7 18 5
Rank change year-on-year
+11 -13
Contract jobs citing SQL 8 3 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Knutsford 11.76% 2.29% 13.11%
As % of the Programming Languages category 44.44% 12.00% 30.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 2 6
Average daily rate
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£300 £388 £374
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-22.58% +3.67%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £279 £388 £336
10% offered a daily rate of more than £410 £388 £463
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.84% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £24.50 £27.41 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-10.61% +9.64%
Programming Languages Category
Knutsford
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
18 25 26
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Knutsford 26.47% 19.08% 42.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 18 21
Average daily rate £350 £381 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.19% +8.92%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £250 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £457 £625
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 £35.00 £35.00 £35.00
SQL
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SQL
Jobs Demand Trend in Knutsford

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

SQL Jobs Demand Trend in Knutsford

SQL
Daily Rate Trend in Knutsford

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

SQL Daily Rate Trend in Knutsford

SQL
Daily Rate Histogram in Knutsford

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing SQL across the Knutsford region over the 3 months to 1 August 2014.

SQL Daily Rate Histogram in Knutsford

SQL
Hourly Rate Trend in Knutsford

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

SQL Hourly Rate Trend in Knutsford

SQL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Knutsford

For the 6 months to 1 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Knutsford 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 7 (70.00%) SQL Server
2 5 (50.00%) .NET
3 4 (40.00%) Windows
3 4 (40.00%) Data Warehouse
4 3 (30.00%) Active Directory
4 3 (30.00%) Finance
4 3 (30.00%) Oracle
4 3 (30.00%) PL/SQL
4 3 (30.00%) SQL Server 2005
5 2 (20.00%) MCITP
5 2 (20.00%) MVC
5 2 (20.00%) Software Engineering
5 2 (20.00%) Clustering
5 2 (20.00%) Teradata
5 2 (20.00%) PowerShell
5 2 (20.00%) Data Architecture
5 2 (20.00%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (20.00%) SQL Server 2008
5 2 (20.00%) SharePoint 2010
5 2 (20.00%) Data Governance
5 2 (20.00%) Load Balancing
5 2 (20.00%) MCTS
5 2 (20.00%) C#
5 2 (20.00%) IIS
5 2 (20.00%) ASP.NET
5 2 (20.00%) Web Services
5 2 (20.00%) JavaScript
5 2 (20.00%) SharePoint
5 2 (20.00%) Oracle Forms
5 2 (20.00%) Oracle Reports

SQL
Top Related IT Skills in Knutsford by Category

For the 6 months to 1 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Knutsford 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 2 (20.00%) SharePoint 2010
1 2 (20.00%) IIS
1 2 (20.00%) SharePoint
2 1 (10.00%) SAS
2 1 (10.00%) Tomcat
Communications & Networking
1 2 (20.00%) Intranet
1 2 (20.00%) TCP/IP
1 2 (20.00%) DNS
2 1 (10.00%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (70.00%) SQL Server
2 4 (40.00%) Data Warehouse
3 3 (30.00%) SQL Server 2005
4 2 (20.00%) SQL Server 2008
4 2 (20.00%) Oracle Reports
5 1 (10.00%) SQL Server 2012
5 1 (10.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 1 (10.00%) Data Mart
Development Applications
1 2 (20.00%) Oracle Forms
General
1 3 (30.00%) Finance
2 1 (10.00%) Banking
Job Titles
1 3 (30.00%) Developer
2 2 (20.00%) Architect
2 2 (20.00%) .NET Developer
2 2 (20.00%) C# Developer
2 2 (20.00%) ASP.NET Developer
2 2 (20.00%) Data Manager
2 2 (20.00%) C# ASP.NET Developer
2 2 (20.00%) C# .NET Developer
2 2 (20.00%) Data Architect
3 1 (10.00%) Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (50.00%) .NET
2 2 (20.00%) ASP.NET
2 2 (20.00%) Web Services
3 1 (10.00%) WebSphere MQ
3 1 (10.00%) HTML
3 1 (10.00%) WCF
3 1 (10.00%) ASP.NET MVC
3 1 (10.00%) ActiveMQ
Miscellaneous
1 2 (20.00%) Clustering
2 1 (10.00%) Reference Data
2 1 (10.00%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 4 (40.00%) Windows
2 2 (20.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 2 (20.00%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (20.00%) MVC
1 2 (20.00%) Software Engineering
1 2 (20.00%) Data Architecture
1 2 (20.00%) Data Governance
1 2 (20.00%) Load Balancing
1 2 (20.00%) Data Modelling
2 1 (10.00%) Change Management
2 1 (10.00%) Validation
2 1 (10.00%) Migration
2 1 (10.00%) Problem Management
2 1 (10.00%) Capacity Management
2 1 (10.00%) Data Migration
2 1 (10.00%) Data Management
2 1 (10.00%) Incident Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (30.00%) PL/SQL
2 2 (20.00%) PowerShell
2 2 (20.00%) C#
2 2 (20.00%) JavaScript
3 1 (10.00%) T-SQL
3 1 (10.00%) VB
3 1 (10.00%) VB6
Qualifications
1 2 (20.00%) MCITP
1 2 (20.00%) MCTS
1 2 (20.00%) MCSE
1 2 (20.00%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 3 (30.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (10.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 3 (30.00%) Oracle
2 2 (20.00%) Teradata
3 1 (10.00%) IBM
3 1 (10.00%) VMware
3 1 (10.00%) Wincor Nixdorf
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