The table below looks at the statistics 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 28 November 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
28 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Structured Query Language (SQL)
Rank 3 21 7
Rank change year-on-year
+18 -14
Contract jobs citing SQL 13 4 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Knutsford 24.53% 2.72% 10.00%
As % of the Programming Languages category 46.43% 11.43% 42.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 2 4
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£325 £384 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-15.30% +13.70%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £181 £371 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £430 £397 £350
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 £23.20 £29.00
% change year-on-year
+12.06% -20.00%
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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 Knutsford region.

Programming Languages Category
Knutsford
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
28 35 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Knutsford 52.83% 23.81% 23.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 19 12
Average daily rate £325 £320 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.56% -8.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £246 £184 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £435 £442 £436
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 £32.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -7.14%

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 28 November 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 28 November 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 13 (56.52%) SQL Server
2 10 (43.48%) Finance
3 9 (39.13%) Oracle
3 9 (39.13%) .NET
3 9 (39.13%) Windows
4 5 (21.74%) Linux
4 5 (21.74%) PL/SQL
4 5 (21.74%) HTML
4 5 (21.74%) Active Directory
4 5 (21.74%) Teradata
4 5 (21.74%) Agile Software Development
4 5 (21.74%) Banking
4 5 (21.74%) Software Engineering
4 5 (21.74%) SQL Server 2005
4 5 (21.74%) SQL Server 2008
5 4 (17.39%) PowerShell
5 4 (17.39%) Load Balancing
5 4 (17.39%) Windows Server 2008
5 4 (17.39%) MVC
5 4 (17.39%) UNIX
5 4 (17.39%) Windows Server 2003
5 4 (17.39%) Data Modelling
5 4 (17.39%) TCP/IP
5 4 (17.39%) DNS
5 4 (17.39%) VMware
5 4 (17.39%) Clustering
5 4 (17.39%) C#
5 4 (17.39%) IIS
5 4 (17.39%) Web Services
5 4 (17.39%) ASP.NET

SQL
Top Related IT Skills in Knutsford by Category

For the 6 months to 28 November 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 4 (17.39%) IIS
1 4 (17.39%) SharePoint
2 3 (13.04%) iPlanet
2 3 (13.04%) WebSphere
3 2 (8.70%) SharePoint 2010
3 2 (8.70%) SharePoint Server
4 1 (4.35%) Tomcat
4 1 (4.35%) WebSphere Application Server
4 1 (4.35%) PowerExchange
Applications
1 1 (4.35%) MS Visio
1 1 (4.35%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 1 (4.35%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (17.39%) TCP/IP
1 4 (17.39%) DNS
2 2 (8.70%) Intranet
3 1 (4.35%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (56.52%) SQL Server
2 5 (21.74%) SQL Server 2005
2 5 (21.74%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (8.70%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 2 (8.70%) Oracle Reports
4 1 (4.35%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (4.35%) OLAP
4 1 (4.35%) PowerCenter
4 1 (4.35%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (4.35%) Data Mart
4 1 (4.35%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 1 (4.35%) Oracle OLAP
Development Applications
1 3 (13.04%) Subversion
1 3 (13.04%) Git (software)
1 3 (13.04%) Jenkins
2 2 (8.70%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (8.70%) Oracle Forms
3 1 (4.35%) Visual Studio
3 1 (4.35%) NUnit
3 1 (4.35%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 10 (43.48%) Finance
2 5 (21.74%) Banking
3 2 (8.70%) Investment Banking
4 1 (4.35%) Financial Institution
4 1 (4.35%) Retail
4 1 (4.35%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 10 (43.48%) Developer
2 3 (13.04%) Senior Developer
2 3 (13.04%) Administrator
2 3 (13.04%) Architect
2 3 (13.04%) SQL Developer
3 2 (8.70%) C# ASP.NET Developer
3 2 (8.70%) C# .NET Developer
3 2 (8.70%) Designer
3 2 (8.70%) SharePoint Administrator
3 2 (8.70%) Java Developer
3 2 (8.70%) .NET Developer
3 2 (8.70%) C# Developer
3 2 (8.70%) ASP.NET Developer
3 2 (8.70%) Senior Java Developer
4 1 (4.35%) Business Analyst
4 1 (4.35%) Analyst
4 1 (4.35%) Data Architect
4 1 (4.35%) Database Developer
4 1 (4.35%) Applications Architect
4 1 (4.35%) Banking Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (39.13%) .NET
2 5 (21.74%) HTML
3 4 (17.39%) Web Services
3 4 (17.39%) ASP.NET
4 3 (13.04%) ASP.NET MVC
5 2 (8.70%) jQuery
5 2 (8.70%) J2EE
5 2 (8.70%) EJB
5 2 (8.70%) CSS
5 2 (8.70%) JDBC
5 2 (8.70%) XML
5 2 (8.70%) ASP.NET MVC 3
6 1 (4.35%) WebSphere MQ
6 1 (4.35%) ActiveMQ
6 1 (4.35%) RESTful
6 1 (4.35%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
6 1 (4.35%) ASP.NET Web API
6 1 (4.35%) Twitter Bootstrap
6 1 (4.35%) .NET Framework
6 1 (4.35%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 4 (17.39%) Clustering
2 2 (8.70%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (4.35%) Data Structures
3 1 (4.35%) Management Information System
3 1 (4.35%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 9 (39.13%) Windows
2 5 (21.74%) Linux
3 4 (17.39%) Windows Server 2008
3 4 (17.39%) UNIX
3 4 (17.39%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (21.74%) Agile Software Development
1 5 (21.74%) Software Engineering
2 4 (17.39%) Load Balancing
2 4 (17.39%) MVC
2 4 (17.39%) Data Modelling
3 3 (13.04%) Waterfall
4 2 (8.70%) Data Architecture
4 2 (8.70%) Data Transformation
4 2 (8.70%) Data Analysis
4 2 (8.70%) Migration
4 2 (8.70%) ETL
4 2 (8.70%) OO
4 2 (8.70%) Logical Data Model
5 1 (4.35%) Physical Data Model
5 1 (4.35%) Capacity Management
5 1 (4.35%) OOP
5 1 (4.35%) ERP
5 1 (4.35%) SOA
5 1 (4.35%) Business Intelligence
5 1 (4.35%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (21.74%) PL/SQL
2 4 (17.39%) PowerShell
2 4 (17.39%) C#
3 3 (13.04%) JavaScript
3 3 (13.04%) Perl
3 3 (13.04%) Shell Script
3 3 (13.04%) Python
4 2 (8.70%) Java
4 2 (8.70%) T-SQL
5 1 (4.35%) VB
5 1 (4.35%) AWK
5 1 (4.35%) Jython
5 1 (4.35%) VB6
5 1 (4.35%) sed
Qualifications
1 3 (13.04%) Degree
2 2 (8.70%) MCTS
2 2 (8.70%) MCITP
2 2 (8.70%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (8.70%) MCSE
System Software
1 5 (21.74%) Active Directory
2 1 (4.35%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 9 (39.13%) Oracle
2 5 (21.74%) Teradata
3 4 (17.39%) VMware
4 2 (8.70%) Sybase
5 1 (4.35%) Informatica
5 1 (4.35%) Cognos
5 1 (4.35%) IBM
5 1 (4.35%) Microsoft
5 1 (4.35%) Wincor Nixdorf