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 22 August 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
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Structured Query Language (SQL)
Rank 6 21 8
Rank change year-on-year
+15 -13
Contract jobs citing SQL 10 3 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Knutsford 15.63% 2.03% 10.94%
As % of the Programming Languages category 50.00% 12.00% 30.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 2 6
Average daily rate
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£325 £388 £374
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-16.12% +3.67%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £286 £388 £336
10% offered a daily rate of more than £390 £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 £25.00 £26.00 £25.37
% change year-on-year
-3.84% +2.50%
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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
20 25 23
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Knutsford 31.25% 16.89% 35.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 18 19
Average daily rate £325 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-13.33% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £220 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £447 £458 £627
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 £34.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+2.94% -2.85%

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 22 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 22 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 8 (61.54%) SQL Server
2 6 (46.15%) .NET
2 6 (46.15%) Windows
3 5 (38.46%) Finance
4 4 (30.77%) SQL Server 2005
4 4 (30.77%) Data Warehouse
4 4 (30.77%) Active Directory
4 4 (30.77%) Oracle
5 3 (23.08%) PL/SQL
5 3 (23.08%) IIS
5 3 (23.08%) Windows Server 2003
5 3 (23.08%) TCP/IP
5 3 (23.08%) DNS
5 3 (23.08%) Data Modelling
5 3 (23.08%) Load Balancing
5 3 (23.08%) PowerShell
5 3 (23.08%) SharePoint
5 3 (23.08%) Software Engineering
5 3 (23.08%) Clustering
5 3 (23.08%) Windows Server 2008
5 3 (23.08%) SQL Server 2008
6 2 (15.38%) Data Governance
6 2 (15.38%) SharePoint 2010
6 2 (15.38%) MCTS
6 2 (15.38%) Teradata
6 2 (15.38%) MVC
6 2 (15.38%) VMware
6 2 (15.38%) Data Architecture
6 2 (15.38%) MCITP
6 2 (15.38%) Microsoft Certification

SQL
Top Related IT Skills in Knutsford by Category

For the 6 months to 22 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 3 (23.08%) IIS
1 3 (23.08%) SharePoint
2 2 (15.38%) SharePoint 2010
3 1 (7.69%) Tomcat
3 1 (7.69%) iPlanet
3 1 (7.69%) SAS
3 1 (7.69%) SharePoint Server
3 1 (7.69%) WebSphere
Communications & Networking
1 3 (23.08%) TCP/IP
1 3 (23.08%) DNS
2 2 (15.38%) Intranet
3 1 (7.69%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (61.54%) SQL Server
2 4 (30.77%) SQL Server 2005
2 4 (30.77%) Data Warehouse
3 3 (23.08%) SQL Server 2008
4 2 (15.38%) Oracle Reports
5 1 (7.69%) Data Mart
5 1 (7.69%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 1 (7.69%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 2 (15.38%) Oracle Forms
2 1 (7.69%) Subversion
2 1 (7.69%) Jenkins
2 1 (7.69%) Git (software)
2 1 (7.69%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 5 (38.46%) Finance
2 1 (7.69%) Financial Institution
2 1 (7.69%) Banking
Job Titles
1 4 (30.77%) Developer
2 2 (15.38%) C# .NET Developer
2 2 (15.38%) .NET Developer
2 2 (15.38%) C# Developer
2 2 (15.38%) ASP.NET Developer
2 2 (15.38%) Data Manager
2 2 (15.38%) Architect
2 2 (15.38%) C# ASP.NET Developer
2 2 (15.38%) Data Architect
2 2 (15.38%) Administrator
3 1 (7.69%) SharePoint Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (46.15%) .NET
2 2 (15.38%) ASP.NET
2 2 (15.38%) Web Services
3 1 (7.69%) HTML
3 1 (7.69%) WebSphere MQ
3 1 (7.69%) WCF
3 1 (7.69%) ActiveMQ
3 1 (7.69%) ASP.NET MVC
Miscellaneous
1 3 (23.08%) Clustering
2 1 (7.69%) Management Information System
2 1 (7.69%) PKI
2 1 (7.69%) Reference Data
Operating Systems
1 6 (46.15%) Windows
2 3 (23.08%) Windows Server 2003
2 3 (23.08%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (7.69%) UNIX
3 1 (7.69%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (23.08%) Data Modelling
1 3 (23.08%) Load Balancing
1 3 (23.08%) Software Engineering
2 2 (15.38%) Data Governance
2 2 (15.38%) MVC
2 2 (15.38%) Data Architecture
3 1 (7.69%) Change Management
3 1 (7.69%) Data Security
3 1 (7.69%) Incident Management
3 1 (7.69%) Data Migration
3 1 (7.69%) Problem Management
3 1 (7.69%) Validation
3 1 (7.69%) Migration
3 1 (7.69%) Data Management
3 1 (7.69%) Waterfall
3 1 (7.69%) Capacity Management
3 1 (7.69%) Data Transformation
Programming Languages
1 3 (23.08%) PL/SQL
1 3 (23.08%) PowerShell
2 2 (15.38%) C#
2 2 (15.38%) JavaScript
3 1 (7.69%) Perl
3 1 (7.69%) T-SQL
3 1 (7.69%) VB
3 1 (7.69%) Python
3 1 (7.69%) VB6
Qualifications
1 2 (15.38%) MCTS
1 2 (15.38%) MCITP
1 2 (15.38%) Microsoft Certification
1 2 (15.38%) MCSE
2 1 (7.69%) Degree
System Software
1 4 (30.77%) Active Directory
2 1 (7.69%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 4 (30.77%) Oracle
2 2 (15.38%) Teradata
2 2 (15.38%) VMware
3 1 (7.69%) IBM
3 1 (7.69%) Wincor Nixdorf