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 3 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
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Structured Query Language (SQL)
Rank 4 16 14
Rank change year-on-year
+12 -2
Contract jobs citing SQL 79 41 19
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Lancashire 20.52% 8.42% 7.69%
As % of the Programming Languages category 53.74% 37.96% 23.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 46 27 13
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£425 £325 £260
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+30.76% +25.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £255 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £570 £444 £345
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £330 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.03% +1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 2
Average hourly rate £16.00 £18.83 £13.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-15.00% +36.90%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.75 £30.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-20.83% +9.09%
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
147 108 81
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Lancashire 38.18% 22.18% 32.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 103 64 48
Average daily rate £400 £379 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.54% +26.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £258 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £545 £473 £350
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 4 7
Average hourly rate £37.00 £15.06 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+145.68% -59.84%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £35.00 £33.50
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +4.47%

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 3 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 3 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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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 +11 26 £430 +66.99% 6
Blackpool +8 21 £430 +27.40% 3
Blackburn - 6 £275 - 5
Chorley - 4 £413 - 3
Lytham St Annes +6 1 £451 +68.77% 2
Burnley - 1 - - 2
SQL
North West

SQL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Lancashire

For the 6 months to 3 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 (30.82%) Security Cleared
2 44 (30.14%) Oracle
3 40 (27.40%) SQL Server
4 39 (26.71%) Java
4 39 (26.71%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 35 (23.97%) SC Cleared
6 33 (22.60%) PL/SQL
6 33 (22.60%) Microsoft
7 27 (18.49%) .NET
8 23 (15.75%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 23 (15.75%) Oracle Database
9 22 (15.07%) T-SQL
10 21 (14.38%) Web Services
11 20 (13.70%) SharePoint
12 19 (13.01%) Windows
12 19 (13.01%) Migration
13 18 (12.33%) C#
14 17 (11.64%) Business Intelligence
15 16 (10.96%) Agile Software Development
15 16 (10.96%) CRM
15 16 (10.96%) Test Scripting
16 14 (9.59%) UNIX
16 14 (9.59%) Data Modelling
16 14 (9.59%) XML
16 14 (9.59%) ASP.NET
17 13 (8.90%) ETL
17 13 (8.90%) Citrix
17 13 (8.90%) Shell Script
17 13 (8.90%) Validation
17 13 (8.90%) VMware

SQL
Top Related IT Skills in Lancashire by Category

For the 6 months to 3 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 20 (13.70%) SharePoint
2 12 (8.22%) JBoss
3 10 (6.85%) WebSphere
4 8 (5.48%) MS Exchange
5 5 (3.42%) IIS
6 4 (2.74%) Tuxedo
6 4 (2.74%) SAS
7 2 (1.37%) BizTalk Server
7 2 (1.37%) Umbraco
7 2 (1.37%) SharePoint 2010
8 1 (0.68%) TPMS
8 1 (0.68%) Tomcat
Applications
1 11 (7.53%) MS Excel
2 6 (4.11%) MS Visio
2 6 (4.11%) PowerPivot
3 3 (2.05%) MS Project
3 3 (2.05%) MS Office
3 3 (2.05%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (0.68%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 3 (2.05%) Oracle Applications
1 3 (2.05%) Cognos Business Intelligence
1 3 (2.05%) SAP HCM
2 2 (1.37%) Oracle EBS
2 2 (1.37%) ResourceLink
3 1 (0.68%) Oracle 11i
3 1 (0.68%) Oracle HRMS
3 1 (0.68%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (0.68%) Oracle General Ledger
3 1 (0.68%) Oracle EBS R12
3 1 (0.68%) Oracle Payables
3 1 (0.68%) Oracle Receivables
3 1 (0.68%) Oracle Assets
Cloud Services
1 5 (3.42%) SuccessFactors
2 2 (1.37%) SaaS
2 2 (1.37%) Boomi
3 1 (0.68%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 3 (2.05%) DHCP
1 3 (2.05%) FTP
1 3 (2.05%) DNS
1 3 (2.05%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 40 (27.40%) SQL Server
2 39 (26.71%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 23 (15.75%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 23 (15.75%) Oracle Database
4 12 (8.22%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 10 (6.85%) Relational Database
6 8 (5.48%) NoSQL
6 8 (5.48%) RDBMS
6 8 (5.48%) Oracle Database 10g
6 8 (5.48%) Data Warehouse
7 7 (4.79%) SQL Server 2012
7 7 (4.79%) Oracle Database 12c
8 6 (4.11%) Oracle Database 11g
9 5 (3.42%) SQL Server 2000
9 5 (3.42%) DTS
9 5 (3.42%) Oracle Reports
9 5 (3.42%) Microsoft Power View
10 4 (2.74%) Base SAS
10 4 (2.74%) SQL Server 2008
11 3 (2.05%) Cognos Report Studio
Development Applications
1 11 (7.53%) Visual Studio
2 10 (6.85%) ProC
3 8 (5.48%) JIRA
4 7 (4.79%) Eclipse
5 5 (3.42%) Selenium
6 4 (2.74%) Team Foundation Server
7 3 (2.05%) Git (software)
8 2 (1.37%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
8 2 (1.37%) Rational DOORS
8 2 (1.37%) LoadRunner
8 2 (1.37%) Maven
9 1 (0.68%) ERwin
9 1 (0.68%) Oracle Forms
9 1 (0.68%) Ant
9 1 (0.68%) JUnit
9 1 (0.68%) Rational Rhapsody
9 1 (0.68%) WebDriver
9 1 (0.68%) Rational Functional Tester
9 1 (0.68%) Oracle APEX
General
1 10 (6.85%) Finance
2 5 (3.42%) Telecoms
3 3 (2.05%) Manufacturing
4 2 (1.37%) Aerospace
5 1 (0.68%) Military
5 1 (0.68%) Avionics
Job Titles
1 58 (39.73%) Developer
2 26 (17.81%) Analyst
3 17 (11.64%) SQL Developer
4 13 (8.90%) Architect
5 12 (8.22%) Data Analyst
6 11 (7.53%) .NET Developer
7 9 (6.16%) Business Intelligence Developer
8 8 (5.48%) Technical Architect
9 7 (4.79%) Programmer
9 7 (4.79%) Software Engineer
10 6 (4.11%) Infrastructure Engineer
10 6 (4.11%) Systems Engineer
11 5 (3.42%) Tester
11 5 (3.42%) Oracle Developer
11 5 (3.42%) SQL Programmer
12 4 (2.74%) Software Developer
12 4 (2.74%) Consultant
12 4 (2.74%) Senior Developer
12 4 (2.74%) Senior Analyst
13 3 (2.05%) Report Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 27 (18.49%) .NET
2 21 (14.38%) Web Services
3 14 (9.59%) XML
3 14 (9.59%) ASP.NET
4 11 (7.53%) HTML
5 10 (6.85%) JSP
5 10 (6.85%) jQuery
6 8 (5.48%) .NET Framework
7 7 (4.79%) WCF
7 7 (4.79%) Middleware
8 6 (4.11%) Ajax
8 6 (4.11%) LINQ
8 6 (4.11%) Entity Framework
8 6 (4.11%) ASP.NET MVC
8 6 (4.11%) ASP.NET MVC 4
9 3 (2.05%) HTML5
10 2 (1.37%) RESTful
10 2 (1.37%) CSS3
10 2 (1.37%) PhoneGap
10 2 (1.37%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 12 (8.22%) Analytical Skills
2 10 (6.85%) Mainframe
3 9 (6.16%) Management Information System
4 5 (3.42%) NHS
5 4 (2.74%) Data Centre
5 4 (2.74%) Algorithms
5 4 (2.74%) Data Protection Act
6 3 (2.05%) Clustering
7 2 (1.37%) Replication
7 2 (1.37%) Life Science
7 2 (1.37%) IBM Mainframe
7 2 (1.37%) Data Structures
8 1 (0.68%) Enterprise Cloud
8 1 (0.68%) Reference Data
8 1 (0.68%) Data Extraction
8 1 (0.68%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 19 (13.01%) Windows
2 14 (9.59%) UNIX
3 12 (8.22%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 8 (5.48%) Solaris
5 6 (4.11%) Linux
5 6 (4.11%) MVS
5 6 (4.11%) VME
6 5 (3.42%) Windows Server 2012
7 4 (2.74%) Windows 7
8 3 (2.05%) Windows Server 2008
9 2 (1.37%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (13.01%) Migration
2 17 (11.64%) Business Intelligence
3 16 (10.96%) CRM
3 16 (10.96%) Agile Software Development
3 16 (10.96%) Test Scripting
4 14 (9.59%) Data Modelling
5 13 (8.90%) ETL
5 13 (8.90%) Validation
6 11 (7.53%) Software Engineering
7 9 (6.16%) ERP
7 9 (6.16%) Unit Testing
7 9 (6.16%) Open Source
8 8 (5.48%) UML
8 8 (5.48%) MVC
8 8 (5.48%) Supply Chain Management
8 8 (5.48%) Mentoring
8 8 (5.48%) SDLC
9 7 (4.79%) Workflow
9 7 (4.79%) ITIL
10 6 (4.11%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 39 (26.71%) Java
2 33 (22.60%) PL/SQL
3 22 (15.07%) T-SQL
4 18 (12.33%) C#
5 13 (8.90%) Shell Script
5 13 (8.90%) PowerShell
6 11 (7.53%) VBA
7 9 (6.16%) Scala
7 9 (6.16%) JavaScript
8 8 (5.48%) VBScript
9 7 (4.79%) C
10 6 (4.11%) VB
11 4 (2.74%) Perl
12 3 (2.05%) VB.NET
13 2 (1.37%) JCL
13 2 (1.37%) Python
13 2 (1.37%) Ada
13 2 (1.37%) PL/1
14 1 (0.68%) Ruby
14 1 (0.68%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
Qualifications
1 45 (30.82%) Security Cleared
2 35 (23.97%) SC Cleared
3 11 (7.53%) Degree
4 6 (4.11%) ISEB
5 4 (2.74%) CCNA
5 4 (2.74%) MCSA
5 4 (2.74%) MCITP
5 4 (2.74%) Cisco Certification
5 4 (2.74%) Microsoft Certification
5 4 (2.74%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 3 (2.05%) ITIL Certification
6 3 (2.05%) BC Cleared
6 3 (2.05%) CCNP
6 3 (2.05%) HND
6 3 (2.05%) VCP4
6 3 (2.05%) VCP5
6 3 (2.05%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 2 (1.37%) DV Cleared
7 2 (1.37%) ISTQB
8 1 (0.68%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (2.05%) QA
1 3 (2.05%) HL7
2 1 (0.68%) SLA
System Software
1 12 (8.22%) VMware Infrastructure
2 10 (6.85%) Active Directory
3 8 (5.48%) VMware ESX
4 4 (2.74%) XenApp
4 4 (2.74%) XenServer
5 2 (1.37%) Microsoft Virtual Server
6 1 (0.68%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 2 (1.37%) CA Endevor
1 2 (1.37%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (0.68%) Backup Exec
2 1 (0.68%) SCCM
2 1 (0.68%) SCOM
Vendors
1 44 (30.14%) Oracle
2 33 (22.60%) Microsoft
3 13 (8.90%) VMware
3 13 (8.90%) Citrix
4 7 (4.79%) SAP
5 5 (3.42%) Cognos
5 5 (3.42%) Symantec
6 4 (2.74%) HP
6 4 (2.74%) AppSense
7 3 (2.05%) Altiris
7 3 (2.05%) IBM
7 3 (2.05%) PeopleSoft
8 2 (1.37%) Software AG
8 2 (1.37%) Informatica
8 2 (1.37%) Aquila
8 2 (1.37%) Dell
8 2 (1.37%) Syncsort
8 2 (1.37%) 3PAR
8 2 (1.37%) webMethods
9 1 (0.68%) McAfee
Colne, Lancashire
Broady Limited
Rate: From £300 to £350 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Lancashire
Capita - ITIN
Rate: £350.00 - £387.00 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Blackpool, Lancashire
Square One Resources
Rate: Unspecified
Posted: 4 days ago
Lancashire
Progressive Recruitment
Rate: £20000 - £23000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 6 days ago
Preston, Lancashire
Connectus
Rate: £600 per hour
Posted: 6 days ago
Newton-Le-Willows
Computer Futures
Rate: £250 - £325 per day
Posted: 12 days ago
Preston
Computer Futures
Rate: £250 - £350 per day + competitive
Posted: 20 days ago