The table below looks at the statistics for SQL skills in IT contracts advertised for the Lancashire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SQL over the 3 months to 28 July 2015 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 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Structured Query Language (SQL)
Rank 5 8 16
Rank change year-on-year
+3 +8
Contract jobs citing SQL 50 58 22
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Lancashire 13.89% 12.37% 8.09%
As % of the Programming Languages category 42.37% 46.40% 23.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 26 37 17
Average daily rate
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£425 £350 £263
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+21.42% +33.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £239 £255 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £482 £335
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £335 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.47% +3.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 2
Average hourly rate - £14.50 £13.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +5.45%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £28.00 £25.00 £26.50
% change year-on-year
+12.00% -5.66%
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
118 125 92
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Lancashire 32.78% 26.65% 33.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 84 78 52
Average daily rate £420 £375 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.00% +25.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £270 £218
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £495 £325
UK excluding London average daily rate £351 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+0.14% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 4 9
Average hourly rate - £36.67 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -2.21%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -

SQL
Jobs Demand Trend in Lancashire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing SQL across the Lancashire region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 28 July 2015.

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
Contract Job Locations in Lancashire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing SQL within the Lancashire region over the 3 months to 28 July 2015. 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
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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Preston +4 18 £550 +23.24% 8
Blackpool -11 10 £425 +20.30% 3
Blackburn - 3 £265 - 3
Lytham St Annes +5 1 £451 +50.49% 1
Burnley - 1 - - 2
Chorley - 1 £375 - 5
SQL
North West

SQL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Lancashire

For the 6 months to 28 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Lancashire 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 45 (32.14%) Security Cleared
2 43 (30.71%) Oracle
3 38 (27.14%) Java
3 38 (27.14%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 37 (26.43%) SQL Server
5 35 (25.00%) SC Cleared
6 33 (23.57%) Microsoft
7 31 (22.14%) PL/SQL
8 25 (17.86%) .NET
9 23 (16.43%) Web Services
10 22 (15.71%) T-SQL
10 22 (15.71%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 21 (15.00%) SharePoint
11 21 (15.00%) Oracle Database
12 20 (14.29%) Windows
12 20 (14.29%) Migration
13 17 (12.14%) UNIX
14 16 (11.43%) CRM
14 16 (11.43%) Test Scripting
15 15 (10.71%) Data Modelling
15 15 (10.71%) Business Intelligence
15 15 (10.71%) C#
16 14 (10.00%) XML
16 14 (10.00%) Agile Software Development
17 13 (9.29%) VMware
17 13 (9.29%) ETL
17 13 (9.29%) Citrix
17 13 (9.29%) Shell Script
17 13 (9.29%) PowerShell
17 13 (9.29%) Relational Database

SQL
Top Related IT Skills in Lancashire by Category

For the 6 months to 28 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Lancashire 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 21 (15.00%) SharePoint
2 12 (8.57%) JBoss
3 9 (6.43%) WebSphere
4 8 (5.71%) MS Exchange
5 5 (3.57%) IIS
6 4 (2.86%) Tuxedo
6 4 (2.86%) SAS
7 3 (2.14%) WebLogic
8 2 (1.43%) BizTalk Server
8 2 (1.43%) SharePoint 2010
9 1 (0.71%) TPMS
Applications
1 12 (8.57%) MS Excel
2 7 (5.00%) MS Visio
3 6 (4.29%) PowerPivot
4 3 (2.14%) MS Project
4 3 (2.14%) MS Office
4 3 (2.14%) MS PowerPoint
5 1 (0.71%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 4 (2.86%) SAP HCM
2 3 (2.14%) Oracle Applications
3 2 (1.43%) Oracle EBS
3 2 (1.43%) ResourceLink
3 2 (1.43%) Cognos Business Intelligence
4 1 (0.71%) Oracle 11i
4 1 (0.71%) Oracle HRMS
4 1 (0.71%) Dynamics AX
4 1 (0.71%) Oracle General Ledger
4 1 (0.71%) Oracle EBS R12
4 1 (0.71%) Oracle Payables
4 1 (0.71%) Oracle Receivables
4 1 (0.71%) Oracle Assets
Cloud Services
1 6 (4.29%) SuccessFactors
2 2 (1.43%) SaaS
2 2 (1.43%) Boomi
3 1 (0.71%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 3 (2.14%) DHCP
1 3 (2.14%) FTP
1 3 (2.14%) DNS
1 3 (2.14%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 38 (27.14%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 37 (26.43%) SQL Server
3 22 (15.71%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 21 (15.00%) Oracle Database
5 13 (9.29%) Relational Database
6 12 (8.57%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 8 (5.71%) RDBMS
7 8 (5.71%) Oracle Database 10g
7 8 (5.71%) NoSQL
8 7 (5.00%) SQL Server 2012
8 7 (5.00%) Oracle Database 12c
9 6 (4.29%) Data Warehouse
10 5 (3.57%) DTS
10 5 (3.57%) SQL Server 2000
10 5 (3.57%) Oracle Reports
10 5 (3.57%) Microsoft Power View
11 4 (2.86%) Oracle Database 11g
11 4 (2.86%) Base SAS
11 4 (2.86%) SQL Server 2008
12 2 (1.43%) SQLBase
Development Applications
1 12 (8.57%) Visual Studio
2 10 (7.14%) ProC
3 8 (5.71%) JIRA
4 5 (3.57%) LoadRunner
4 5 (3.57%) Eclipse
5 3 (2.14%) JMeter
5 3 (2.14%) SoapUI
5 3 (2.14%) Facilita Forecast
5 3 (2.14%) LoadUI
6 2 (1.43%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
6 2 (1.43%) Rational DOORS
6 2 (1.43%) Team Foundation Server
6 2 (1.43%) Selenium
6 2 (1.43%) HP UFT
7 1 (0.71%) Oracle Forms
7 1 (0.71%) Maven
7 1 (0.71%) ERwin
7 1 (0.71%) Rational Functional Tester
7 1 (0.71%) Git (software)
7 1 (0.71%) Oracle APEX
General
1 8 (5.71%) Finance
2 3 (2.14%) Aerospace
2 3 (2.14%) Manufacturing
2 3 (2.14%) Telecoms
3 1 (0.71%) Military
3 1 (0.71%) Avionics
Job Titles
1 52 (37.14%) Developer
2 26 (18.57%) Analyst
3 16 (11.43%) SQL Developer
4 13 (9.29%) Data Analyst
5 12 (8.57%) Architect
6 10 (7.14%) .NET Developer
7 7 (5.00%) Tester
7 7 (5.00%) Software Engineer
7 7 (5.00%) Technical Architect
7 7 (5.00%) Programmer
7 7 (5.00%) Business Intelligence Developer
8 6 (4.29%) Systems Engineer
8 6 (4.29%) Infrastructure Engineer
9 5 (3.57%) SQL Programmer
9 5 (3.57%) Oracle Developer
10 4 (2.86%) Consultant
10 4 (2.86%) Data Migration Analyst
10 4 (2.86%) Senior Analyst
10 4 (2.86%) Test Engineer
11 3 (2.14%) Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (17.86%) .NET
2 23 (16.43%) Web Services
3 14 (10.00%) XML
4 12 (8.57%) HTML
5 11 (7.86%) jQuery
5 11 (7.86%) ASP.NET
6 10 (7.14%) JSP
7 8 (5.71%) .NET Framework
8 7 (5.00%) Middleware
9 6 (4.29%) Ajax
9 6 (4.29%) WCF
9 6 (4.29%) LINQ
9 6 (4.29%) Entity Framework
9 6 (4.29%) ASP.NET MVC 4
9 6 (4.29%) ASP.NET MVC
10 1 (0.71%) HTML5
10 1 (0.71%) Play Framework
10 1 (0.71%) ASP.NET Web Forms
10 1 (0.71%) RESTful
10 1 (0.71%) MDX
Miscellaneous
1 13 (9.29%) Analytical Skills
2 10 (7.14%) Mainframe
3 9 (6.43%) Management Information System
4 5 (3.57%) NHS
5 4 (2.86%) Data Protection Act
5 4 (2.86%) Data Structures
5 4 (2.86%) Algorithms
5 4 (2.86%) Data Centre
6 3 (2.14%) Clustering
6 3 (2.14%) Client/Server
7 2 (1.43%) Replication
7 2 (1.43%) Life Science
7 2 (1.43%) IBM Mainframe
7 2 (1.43%) Performance Metrics
8 1 (0.71%) Enterprise Cloud
8 1 (0.71%) Statistics
8 1 (0.71%) Reference Data
8 1 (0.71%) Data Extraction
Operating Systems
1 20 (14.29%) Windows
2 17 (12.14%) UNIX
3 12 (8.57%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 8 (5.71%) Solaris
5 7 (5.00%) Linux
6 6 (4.29%) MVS
6 6 (4.29%) VME
7 5 (3.57%) Windows Server 2012
8 4 (2.86%) Windows 7
9 3 (2.14%) Windows Server 2008
10 2 (1.43%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (14.29%) Migration
2 16 (11.43%) CRM
2 16 (11.43%) Test Scripting
3 15 (10.71%) Data Modelling
3 15 (10.71%) Business Intelligence
4 14 (10.00%) Agile Software Development
5 13 (9.29%) ETL
6 11 (7.86%) Validation
7 9 (6.43%) Software Engineering
7 9 (6.43%) ERP
7 9 (6.43%) Unit Testing
8 8 (5.71%) Open Source
8 8 (5.71%) UML
8 8 (5.71%) Supply Chain Management
8 8 (5.71%) Mentoring
8 8 (5.71%) SDLC
9 7 (5.00%) Workflow
9 7 (5.00%) ITIL
10 6 (4.29%) MVC
10 6 (4.29%) Data Mapping
Programming Languages
1 38 (27.14%) Java
2 31 (22.14%) PL/SQL
3 22 (15.71%) T-SQL
4 15 (10.71%) C#
5 13 (9.29%) Shell Script
5 13 (9.29%) PowerShell
6 10 (7.14%) VBA
7 9 (6.43%) VB
8 8 (5.71%) VBScript
9 7 (5.00%) C
9 7 (5.00%) JavaScript
9 7 (5.00%) Scala
10 4 (2.86%) Perl
11 2 (1.43%) VB.NET
11 2 (1.43%) JCL
11 2 (1.43%) Python
11 2 (1.43%) Ada
11 2 (1.43%) PL/1
12 1 (0.71%) Ruby
12 1 (0.71%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
Qualifications
1 45 (32.14%) Security Cleared
2 35 (25.00%) SC Cleared
3 11 (7.86%) Degree
4 5 (3.57%) ISTQB
5 4 (2.86%) MCITP
5 4 (2.86%) Cisco Certification
5 4 (2.86%) Microsoft Certification
5 4 (2.86%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 4 (2.86%) MCSA
5 4 (2.86%) CCNA
5 4 (2.86%) ISEB
5 4 (2.86%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 3 (2.14%) VCP4
6 3 (2.14%) VCP5
6 3 (2.14%) CCNP
6 3 (2.14%) ITIL Certification
6 3 (2.14%) BC Cleared
7 2 (1.43%) DV Cleared
8 1 (0.71%) MCTS
8 1 (0.71%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (3.57%) QA
2 3 (2.14%) HL7
3 1 (0.71%) SLA
System Software
1 12 (8.57%) VMware Infrastructure
2 10 (7.14%) Active Directory
3 8 (5.71%) VMware ESX
4 4 (2.86%) XenApp
4 4 (2.86%) XenServer
5 2 (1.43%) Microsoft Virtual Server
6 1 (0.71%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 2 (1.43%) CA Endevor
1 2 (1.43%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (0.71%) Backup Exec
2 1 (0.71%) SCCM
2 1 (0.71%) SCOM
Vendors
1 43 (30.71%) Oracle
2 33 (23.57%) Microsoft
3 13 (9.29%) VMware
3 13 (9.29%) Citrix
4 8 (5.71%) SAP
5 5 (3.57%) Symantec
6 4 (2.86%) HP
6 4 (2.86%) AppSense
6 4 (2.86%) Cognos
6 4 (2.86%) PeopleSoft
7 3 (2.14%) IBM
7 3 (2.14%) Altiris
8 2 (1.43%) Aquila
8 2 (1.43%) Dell
8 2 (1.43%) Software AG
8 2 (1.43%) Informatica
8 2 (1.43%) Syncsort
8 2 (1.43%) 3PAR
8 2 (1.43%) webMethods
9 1 (0.71%) Red Hat
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