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 19 September 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
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Structured Query Language (SQL)
Rank 5 22 9
Rank change year-on-year
+17 -13
Contract jobs citing SQL 9 4 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Knutsford 16.67% 2.45% 6.67%
As % of the Programming Languages category 56.25% 12.12% 33.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 2 3
Average daily rate
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£325 £388 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-16.12% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £388 £348
10% offered a daily rate of more than £335 £388 £458
UK excluding London average daily rate £348 £330 £325
% change year-on-year
+5.30% +1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.00 £23.13 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+12.43% -15.90%
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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
16 33 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Knutsford 29.63% 20.25% 20.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 20 9
Average daily rate £325 £375 £475
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-13.33% -21.05%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £225 £338
10% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £450 £630
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
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 19 September 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 9 (64.29%) SQL Server
1 9 (64.29%) Windows
2 7 (50.00%) .NET
3 6 (42.86%) Oracle
4 5 (35.71%) Active Directory
4 5 (35.71%) Finance
4 5 (35.71%) SQL Server 2005
4 5 (35.71%) Software Engineering
5 4 (28.57%) Load Balancing
5 4 (28.57%) PowerShell
5 4 (28.57%) VMware
5 4 (28.57%) Clustering
5 4 (28.57%) Windows Server 2003
5 4 (28.57%) SharePoint
5 4 (28.57%) TCP/IP
5 4 (28.57%) DNS
5 4 (28.57%) IIS
5 4 (28.57%) Windows Server 2008
5 4 (28.57%) SQL Server 2008
6 3 (21.43%) Git (software)
6 3 (21.43%) Waterfall
6 3 (21.43%) Jenkins
6 3 (21.43%) Linux
6 3 (21.43%) Perl
6 3 (21.43%) PL/SQL
6 3 (21.43%) Python
6 3 (21.43%) Data Modelling
6 3 (21.43%) UNIX
6 3 (21.43%) iPlanet
6 3 (21.43%) Agile Software Development

SQL
Top Related IT Skills in Knutsford by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 (28.57%) SharePoint
1 4 (28.57%) IIS
2 3 (21.43%) iPlanet
2 3 (21.43%) WebSphere
3 2 (14.29%) SharePoint Server
3 2 (14.29%) SharePoint 2010
4 1 (7.14%) WebSphere Application Server
4 1 (7.14%) Tomcat
Communications & Networking
1 4 (28.57%) TCP/IP
1 4 (28.57%) DNS
2 2 (14.29%) Intranet
3 1 (7.14%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (64.29%) SQL Server
2 5 (35.71%) SQL Server 2005
3 4 (28.57%) SQL Server 2008
4 2 (14.29%) Data Warehouse
4 2 (14.29%) Oracle Reports
5 1 (7.14%) SQL Server 2012
5 1 (7.14%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 1 (7.14%) Data Mart
Development Applications
1 3 (21.43%) Git (software)
1 3 (21.43%) Jenkins
1 3 (21.43%) Subversion
2 2 (14.29%) Oracle Forms
2 2 (14.29%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 5 (35.71%) Finance
2 1 (7.14%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 4 (28.57%) Developer
2 3 (21.43%) Administrator
3 2 (14.29%) C# ASP.NET Developer
3 2 (14.29%) SharePoint Administrator
3 2 (14.29%) Architect
3 2 (14.29%) .NET Developer
3 2 (14.29%) C# Developer
3 2 (14.29%) ASP.NET Developer
3 2 (14.29%) Data Architect
3 2 (14.29%) C# .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (50.00%) .NET
2 2 (14.29%) ASP.NET
2 2 (14.29%) Web Services
3 1 (7.14%) ASP.NET MVC
3 1 (7.14%) HTML
3 1 (7.14%) WebSphere MQ
3 1 (7.14%) ActiveMQ
3 1 (7.14%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 4 (28.57%) Clustering
2 1 (7.14%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (7.14%) Management Information System
2 1 (7.14%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 9 (64.29%) Windows
2 4 (28.57%) Windows Server 2003
2 4 (28.57%) Windows Server 2008
3 3 (21.43%) Linux
3 3 (21.43%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (35.71%) Software Engineering
2 4 (28.57%) Load Balancing
3 3 (21.43%) Waterfall
3 3 (21.43%) Data Modelling
3 3 (21.43%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (14.29%) Data Architecture
4 2 (14.29%) MVC
5 1 (7.14%) Capacity Management
5 1 (7.14%) Data Transformation
5 1 (7.14%) Change Management
5 1 (7.14%) Data Security
5 1 (7.14%) Incident Management
5 1 (7.14%) Problem Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (28.57%) PowerShell
2 3 (21.43%) Perl
2 3 (21.43%) PL/SQL
2 3 (21.43%) Python
3 2 (14.29%) JavaScript
3 2 (14.29%) C#
4 1 (7.14%) sed
4 1 (7.14%) T-SQL
4 1 (7.14%) VB
4 1 (7.14%) VB6
4 1 (7.14%) AWK
4 1 (7.14%) Jython
Qualifications
1 3 (21.43%) Degree
2 2 (14.29%) MCITP
2 2 (14.29%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (14.29%) MCSE
2 2 (14.29%) MCTS
System Software
1 5 (35.71%) Active Directory
2 1 (7.14%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 6 (42.86%) Oracle
2 4 (28.57%) VMware
3 1 (7.14%) IBM
3 1 (7.14%) Wincor Nixdorf
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