The table below looks at the statistics for SQL skills in IT contracts advertised for the Lancashire region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SQL over the 3 months to 24 September 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
24 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Structured Query Language (SQL)
Rank 4 4 4
Rank change year-on-year
0 0
Contract jobs citing SQL 54 102 76
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Lancashire 17.31% 18.68% 17.55%
As % of the Programming Languages category 42.19% 50.25% 49.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 27 78 48
Median daily rate £325 £462 £361
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-29.57% +27.75%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £250 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £463 £535 £451
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £349
% change year-on-year
- +0.43%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 6 1
Median hourly rate £31.75 £37.00 £10.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-14.18% +270.00%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.50 £32.54 £26.00
% change year-on-year
-15.48% +25.15%
SQL
North 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 Lancashire region.

Programming Languages Category
Lancashire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
128 203 153
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Lancashire 41.03% 37.18% 35.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 79 137 98
Median daily rate £400 £442 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-9.39% +26.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £300 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £535 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 11 3
Median hourly rate £40.00 £37.00 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+8.10% -7.50%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £39.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +11.42%

SQL
Jobs Demand Trend in Lancashire

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Lancashire region citing SQL as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Programming Languages category.

SQL Jobs Demand Trend in Lancashire

SQL
Daily Rate Trend in Lancashire

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

SQL Daily Rate Trend in Lancashire

SQL
Daily Rate Histogram in Lancashire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing SQL across the Lancashire region over the 3 months to 24 September 2016.

SQL Daily Rate Histogram in Lancashire

SQL
Hourly Rate Trend in Lancashire

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

SQL Hourly Rate Trend in Lancashire

SQL
Hourly Rate Histogram in Lancashire

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing SQL across the Lancashire region over the 3 months to 24 September 2016.

SQL Hourly Rate Histogram in Lancashire

SQL
Contract Job Locations in Lancashire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing SQL within the Lancashire region over the 3 months to 24 September 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Preston +4 13 £325 -31.57% 6
Chorley +1 7 £250 -39.57% 6
Blackpool -13 6 £500 +6.95% 2
Burnley -1 3 £225 -33.33% 3
Lancaster -3 1 £375 +19.04%
Blackburn -4 1 £190 -15.55% 3
Fleetwood - 1 £325 -
Lytham St Annes - 1 - -
Skelmersdale - 1 £250 - 1
SQL
North West

SQL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Lancashire

For the 6 months to 24 September 2016, IT contractor jobs citing SQL also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Lancashire region with a requirement for SQL.

1 25 (29.07%) Microsoft
2 22 (25.58%) .NET
2 22 (25.58%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 20 (23.26%) C#
4 19 (22.09%) SQL Server
5 17 (19.77%) Oracle
6 15 (17.44%) Finance
6 15 (17.44%) Active Directory
6 15 (17.44%) Business Intelligence
7 14 (16.28%) Agile Software Development
7 14 (16.28%) MS Excel
7 14 (16.28%) Java
7 14 (16.28%) JavaScript
7 14 (16.28%) T-SQL
7 14 (16.28%) VB
8 13 (15.12%) HTML
8 13 (15.12%) XML
8 13 (15.12%) PL/SQL
8 13 (15.12%) Windows
9 12 (13.95%) Data Warehouse
9 12 (13.95%) WinForms
10 11 (12.79%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 11 (12.79%) Test Scripting
10 11 (12.79%) ETL
11 10 (11.63%) Migration
11 10 (11.63%) Security Cleared
11 10 (11.63%) TDD
11 10 (11.63%) Software Engineering
12 9 (10.47%) VMware
12 9 (10.47%) .NET Framework

SQL
Top Related IT Skills in Lancashire by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 7 (8.14%) SharePoint
2 5 (5.81%) IIS
3 3 (3.49%) ColdFusion
3 3 (3.49%) Oracle Workflow
3 3 (3.49%) SAS
4 1 (1.16%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 14 (16.28%) MS Excel
2 7 (8.14%) MS PowerPoint
3 5 (5.81%) MS Office
4 3 (3.49%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 4 (4.65%) Dynamics CRM
1 4 (4.65%) Oracle EBS
1 4 (4.65%) Oracle EBS R12
2 3 (3.49%) Oracle Applications
2 3 (3.49%) Oracle Cash Management
2 3 (3.49%) Oracle Payables
3 1 (1.16%) Cognos Business Intelligence
3 1 (1.16%) Cognos TM1
3 1 (1.16%) Oracle BPM
3 1 (1.16%) Oracle General Ledger
3 1 (1.16%) Sage CRM
3 1 (1.16%) SAP Business One
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.16%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 6 (6.98%) LAN
1 6 (6.98%) WAN
2 5 (5.81%) DHCP
3 3 (3.49%) HTTP
3 3 (3.49%) SAN
3 3 (3.49%) VPN
4 2 (2.33%) VoIP
5 1 (1.16%) DNS
5 1 (1.16%) Intranet
5 1 (1.16%) TCP/IP
5 1 (1.16%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (25.58%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 19 (22.09%) SQL Server
3 12 (13.95%) Data Warehouse
4 11 (12.79%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 8 (9.30%) Oracle Database
6 5 (5.81%) BusinessObjects
6 5 (5.81%) Crystal Reports
6 5 (5.81%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 4 (4.65%) SAP BW
8 3 (3.49%) DB2
8 3 (3.49%) NoSQL
8 3 (3.49%) Oracle Database 11g
8 3 (3.49%) Oracle Database 12c
8 3 (3.49%) Power BI
8 3 (3.49%) SQL Server 2005
8 3 (3.49%) SQL Server 2014
9 2 (2.33%) Big Data
9 2 (2.33%) Qlik Sense
9 2 (2.33%) QlikView
9 2 (2.33%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 9 (10.47%) Visual Studio
2 5 (5.81%) ClearCase
2 5 (5.81%) LoadRunner
2 5 (5.81%) Rational Robot
2 5 (5.81%) Team Foundation Server
3 4 (4.65%) Git (software)
4 3 (3.49%) Dreamweaver
5 1 (1.16%) Oracle Forms
5 1 (1.16%) Subversion
5 1 (1.16%) Toad
General
1 15 (17.44%) Finance
2 6 (6.98%) Manufacturing
3 5 (5.81%) Advertising
4 4 (4.65%) Retail
5 3 (3.49%) General Ledger
6 1 (1.16%) Aerospace
6 1 (1.16%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 41 (47.67%) Developer
2 17 (19.77%) Analyst
3 15 (17.44%) .NET Developer
4 10 (11.63%) C# Developer
5 8 (9.30%) C# .NET Developer
5 8 (9.30%) Software Developer
6 7 (8.14%) SQL Developer
7 5 (5.81%) DBA
8 4 (4.65%) Business Analyst
8 4 (4.65%) Business Intelligence Analyst
8 4 (4.65%) Data Warehouse Developer
8 4 (4.65%) IFS Analyst
8 4 (4.65%) IFS Business Analyst
8 4 (4.65%) IT Engineer
8 4 (4.65%) Oracle Developer
8 4 (4.65%) Test Analyst
9 3 (3.49%) .NET Software Developer
9 3 (3.49%) 3rd Line Engineer
9 3 (3.49%) C# WPF Developer
9 3 (3.49%) WPF Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (25.58%) .NET
2 13 (15.12%) HTML
2 13 (15.12%) XML
3 12 (13.95%) WinForms
4 9 (10.47%) .NET Framework
4 9 (10.47%) ASP.NET
4 9 (10.47%) Entity Framework
5 8 (9.30%) XSD
6 5 (5.81%) ASP.NET MVC
6 5 (5.81%) ASP.NET Web Forms
6 5 (5.81%) CSS
6 5 (5.81%) HTML5
6 5 (5.81%) WPF
6 5 (5.81%) XSLT
7 4 (4.65%) AngularJS
8 3 (3.49%) RESTful
8 3 (3.49%) SOAP
8 3 (3.49%) XSL
9 2 (2.33%) jQuery
10 1 (1.16%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 6 (6.98%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (5.81%) Mainframe
3 4 (4.65%) Replication
4 3 (3.49%) Clustering
4 3 (3.49%) Data Centre
4 3 (3.49%) iPad
5 2 (2.33%) Management Information System
6 1 (1.16%) Data Extraction
6 1 (1.16%) Data Integration
6 1 (1.16%) Enterprise Software
6 1 (1.16%) Fat Client
6 1 (1.16%) IBM Mainframe
6 1 (1.16%) NHS
6 1 (1.16%) Thin Client
6 1 (1.16%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 13 (15.12%) Windows
2 9 (10.47%) Unix
3 8 (9.30%) Windows Server
4 7 (8.14%) Windows Server 2008
4 7 (8.14%) Windows Server 2012
5 5 (5.81%) Windows Server 2003
6 4 (4.65%) AIX
6 4 (4.65%) HPUX
6 4 (4.65%) Linux
6 4 (4.65%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 4 (4.65%) Solaris
7 1 (1.16%) Android
7 1 (1.16%) Mac OS
7 1 (1.16%) Windows 10
7 1 (1.16%) Windows 7
7 1 (1.16%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (17.44%) Business Intelligence
2 14 (16.28%) Agile Software Development
3 11 (12.79%) ETL
3 11 (12.79%) Test Scripting
4 10 (11.63%) Migration
4 10 (11.63%) Software Engineering
4 10 (11.63%) TDD
5 7 (8.14%) ERP
6 6 (6.98%) BDD
6 6 (6.98%) CRM
7 5 (5.81%) Analytics
7 5 (5.81%) Data Management
7 5 (5.81%) Infrastructure Management
7 5 (5.81%) ITIL
7 5 (5.81%) MVC
7 5 (5.81%) Unit Testing
8 4 (4.65%) Dimensional Modelling
9 3 (3.49%) Cash Management
9 3 (3.49%) Software Testing
9 3 (3.49%) System Testing
Programming Languages
1 20 (23.26%) C#
2 14 (16.28%) Java
2 14 (16.28%) JavaScript
2 14 (16.28%) T-SQL
2 14 (16.28%) VB
3 13 (15.12%) PL/SQL
4 9 (10.47%) VB.NET
5 8 (9.30%) VB6
6 3 (3.49%) C++
7 1 (1.16%) C
7 1 (1.16%) COBOL
7 1 (1.16%) JCL
7 1 (1.16%) PHP
7 1 (1.16%) PowerShell
7 1 (1.16%) Shell Script
7 1 (1.16%) VBA
Qualifications
1 10 (11.63%) Security Cleared
2 7 (8.14%) SC Cleared
3 5 (5.81%) Microsoft Certification
4 4 (4.65%) CCNA
4 4 (4.65%) Cisco Certification
4 4 (4.65%) MCSE
5 3 (3.49%) ISTQB
5 3 (3.49%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 2 (2.33%) ISEB
7 1 (1.16%) BC Cleared
7 1 (1.16%) BPSS Clearance
7 1 (1.16%) DBS Check
7 1 (1.16%) Degree
7 1 (1.16%) MCSA
7 1 (1.16%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (4.65%) QA
2 1 (1.16%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 15 (17.44%) Active Directory
2 6 (6.98%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (2.33%) XenApp
4 1 (1.16%) Virtual Machines
4 1 (1.16%) VMware ESX
4 1 (1.16%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 4 (4.65%) Backup Exec
1 4 (4.65%) McAfee ePO
2 3 (3.49%) Failover Clustering
2 3 (3.49%) SCCM
2 3 (3.49%) SCOM
3 1 (1.16%) FortiGate
3 1 (1.16%) HP Quality Center
3 1 (1.16%) HP SIM
3 1 (1.16%) WSUS
Vendors
1 25 (29.07%) Microsoft
2 17 (19.77%) Oracle
3 9 (10.47%) VMware
4 7 (8.14%) Citrix
4 7 (8.14%) SAP
5 6 (6.98%) Cisco
5 6 (6.98%) Intel Security
6 5 (5.81%) IFS
6 5 (5.81%) Symantec
7 4 (4.65%) Cognos
7 4 (4.65%) EMC
7 4 (4.65%) Telerik
7 4 (4.65%) Veeam
8 3 (3.49%) Canon
8 3 (3.49%) CODA
8 3 (3.49%) Concur
8 3 (3.49%) Dell
8 3 (3.49%) HP
8 3 (3.49%) IBM
8 3 (3.49%) Maconomy
Preston, Lancashire
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: Market rate
Posted: 3 days ago