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 10 February 2016 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
10 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Structured Query Language (SQL)
Rank 8 4 11
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +7
Contract jobs citing SQL 51 74 23
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Lancashire 12.69% 17.21% 9.50%
As % of the Programming Languages category 28.65% 41.57% 27.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 36 54 17
Average daily rate £300 £345 £203
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-13.04% +70.37%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £234 £200 £146
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £500 £322
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.57% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 3 0
Average hourly rate £38.00 £37.00 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.70% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £24.50 £28.50 £28.00
% change year-on-year
-14.03% +1.78%
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
178 178 85
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Lancashire 44.28% 41.40% 35.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 125 119 55
Average daily rate £400 £350 £344
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% +1.81%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £200 £160
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £503 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 25 10 3
Average hourly rate £40.00 £35.50 £42.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+12.67% -15.47%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £36.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+11.11% +5.88%

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 10 February 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
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 10 February 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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 +2 19 £381 +90.62% 3
Blackpool 0 18 £280 -41.05% 1
Blackburn +4 3 £263 -12.64% 5
Burnley +7 1 £250 -37.50% 3
Colne - 1 £350 -
SQL
North West

SQL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Lancashire

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, 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 54 (46.96%) SQL Server
2 41 (35.65%) Oracle
3 39 (33.91%) Data Modelling
4 36 (31.30%) Microsoft
5 31 (26.96%) T-SQL
6 27 (23.48%) Business Intelligence
6 27 (23.48%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 24 (20.87%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 23 (20.00%) Security Cleared
8 23 (20.00%) ETL
9 22 (19.13%) Data Warehouse
9 22 (19.13%) .NET
9 22 (19.13%) ERwin
10 20 (17.39%) PL/SQL
11 18 (15.65%) Informatica
11 18 (15.65%) Team Foundation Server
11 18 (15.65%) SC Cleared
12 17 (14.78%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 17 (14.78%) SQL Server 2008
12 17 (14.78%) C#
12 17 (14.78%) Windows
13 16 (13.91%) C++
14 15 (13.04%) Visual Studio
14 15 (13.04%) Finance
15 14 (12.17%) HTML
15 14 (12.17%) PowerShell
15 14 (12.17%) Analytical Skills
16 13 (11.30%) Dimensional Modelling
16 13 (11.30%) JavaScript
16 13 (11.30%) SharePoint

SQL
Top Related IT Skills in Lancashire by Category

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, 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 13 (11.30%) SharePoint
2 10 (8.70%) MS Exchange
3 9 (7.83%) SAS
4 5 (4.35%) Exchange Server 2010
5 4 (3.48%) Exchange Server 2003
5 4 (3.48%) Exchange Server 2013
5 4 (3.48%) Skype for Business
6 3 (2.61%) Tomcat
7 1 (0.87%) CMS
7 1 (0.87%) Node.js
Applications
1 5 (4.35%) MS Office
2 3 (2.61%) MS Excel
3 2 (1.74%) InfoPath
4 1 (0.87%) MS Project
4 1 (0.87%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 1 (0.87%) Oracle 11i
1 1 (0.87%) Oracle Applications
1 1 (0.87%) Oracle Assets
1 1 (0.87%) Oracle Cash Management
1 1 (0.87%) Oracle EBS
1 1 (0.87%) Oracle EBS R12
1 1 (0.87%) Oracle Financials
1 1 (0.87%) Oracle General Ledger
1 1 (0.87%) Oracle Payables
1 1 (0.87%) Oracle Receivables
Cloud Services
1 4 (3.48%) Office 365
2 3 (2.61%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 6 (5.22%) Internet
2 5 (4.35%) DHCP
2 5 (4.35%) DNS
3 4 (3.48%) VoIP
4 3 (2.61%) SAN
5 2 (1.74%) LAN
5 2 (1.74%) Remote Desktop
5 2 (1.74%) WAN
6 1 (0.87%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 54 (46.96%) SQL Server
2 27 (23.48%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 24 (20.87%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 22 (19.13%) Data Warehouse
5 17 (14.78%) SQL Server 2008
5 17 (14.78%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 12 (10.43%) OLAP
6 12 (10.43%) OLAP Cube
6 12 (10.43%) SQL Server 2005
7 9 (7.83%) Base SAS
7 9 (7.83%) OLTP
8 7 (6.09%) NoSQL
8 7 (6.09%) Oracle Database
9 6 (5.22%) MySQL
10 5 (4.35%) SQL Server 2012
11 3 (2.61%) MongoDB
11 3 (2.61%) PostgreSQL
11 3 (2.61%) QlikView
12 2 (1.74%) Oracle Reports
12 2 (1.74%) SQLPlus
Development Applications
1 22 (19.13%) ERwin
2 18 (15.65%) Team Foundation Server
3 15 (13.04%) Visual Studio
4 10 (8.70%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
5 9 (7.83%) Git (software)
6 6 (5.22%) ClearCase
7 4 (3.48%) NetBeans
7 4 (3.48%) Rational Robot
8 3 (2.61%) Eclipse
8 3 (2.61%) Hudson
8 3 (2.61%) IntelliJ
8 3 (2.61%) Jenkins
8 3 (2.61%) Maven
9 1 (0.87%) Oracle Forms
9 1 (0.87%) Rational DOORS
9 1 (0.87%) Rational Rhapsody
9 1 (0.87%) Subversion
General
1 15 (13.04%) Finance
2 5 (4.35%) Avionics
3 4 (3.48%) Manufacturing
4 3 (2.61%) Military
5 1 (0.87%) Back Office
5 1 (0.87%) Pharmaceutical
5 1 (0.87%) Retail
Job Titles
1 64 (55.65%) Developer
2 14 (12.17%) Business Intelligence Developer
3 13 (11.30%) SQL Developer
4 9 (7.83%) Analyst
5 8 (6.96%) DBA
5 8 (6.96%) Tester
5 8 (6.96%) Web Developer
6 7 (6.09%) Author
6 7 (6.09%) Business Developer
6 7 (6.09%) ETL Tester
6 7 (6.09%) Java Developer
6 7 (6.09%) Technical Author
7 6 (5.22%) .NET Developer
7 6 (5.22%) C# Developer
7 6 (5.22%) ETL Developer
7 6 (5.22%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 6 (5.22%) Software Developer
7 6 (5.22%) SQL DBA
7 6 (5.22%) Support Engineer
8 5 (4.35%) Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (19.13%) .NET
2 14 (12.17%) HTML
3 12 (10.43%) CSS
4 10 (8.70%) .NET Framework
4 10 (8.70%) jQuery
4 10 (8.70%) XML
5 6 (5.22%) ASP.NET
5 6 (5.22%) CodeIgniter
5 6 (5.22%) Entity Framework
5 6 (5.22%) Web Services
5 6 (5.22%) WinForms
5 6 (5.22%) WPF
5 6 (5.22%) XSD
5 6 (5.22%) XSLT
6 5 (4.35%) HTML5
7 4 (3.48%) Highcharts JS
7 4 (3.48%) SOAP
7 4 (3.48%) Spring
7 4 (3.48%) Velocity
7 4 (3.48%) XHTML
Miscellaneous
1 14 (12.17%) Analytical Skills
2 8 (6.96%) Replication
3 6 (5.22%) Algorithms
3 6 (5.22%) Statistics
4 4 (3.48%) NHS
5 3 (2.61%) Graphic Design
6 2 (1.74%) Management Information System
7 1 (0.87%) Clustering
7 1 (0.87%) Data Centre
7 1 (0.87%) Data Extraction
7 1 (0.87%) Data Integration
Operating Systems
1 17 (14.78%) Windows
2 11 (9.57%) Windows Server
3 9 (7.83%) Unix
4 8 (6.96%) Linux
5 6 (5.22%) Mac OS X
5 6 (5.22%) Windows Server 2008
6 5 (4.35%) Windows Server 2012
7 4 (3.48%) Windows Server 2003
8 2 (1.74%) Windows 7
8 2 (1.74%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 39 (33.91%) Data Modelling
2 27 (23.48%) Business Intelligence
3 23 (20.00%) ETL
4 13 (11.30%) Dimensional Modelling
5 12 (10.43%) Kimball Methodology
6 11 (9.57%) Data Security
6 11 (9.57%) Performance Analysis
7 10 (8.70%) Agile Software Development
8 9 (7.83%) ITIL
8 9 (7.83%) TDD
9 8 (6.96%) Software Engineering
10 7 (6.09%) Unit Testing
11 6 (5.22%) Migration
11 6 (5.22%) Stakeholder Management
11 6 (5.22%) Test Scripting
12 5 (4.35%) Project Planning
12 5 (4.35%) SOLID
13 4 (3.48%) HMVC
13 4 (3.48%) Kalman Filter
13 4 (3.48%) Programme Management
Programming Languages
1 31 (26.96%) T-SQL
2 20 (17.39%) PL/SQL
3 17 (14.78%) C#
4 16 (13.91%) C++
5 14 (12.17%) PowerShell
6 13 (11.30%) JavaScript
7 12 (10.43%) Python
7 12 (10.43%) VBA
8 11 (9.57%) Java
9 7 (6.09%) VB
10 6 (5.22%) PHP
11 4 (3.48%) Ruby
11 4 (3.48%) VBScript
12 3 (2.61%) C
12 3 (2.61%) FQL
12 3 (2.61%) VB.NET
13 2 (1.74%) AWK
13 2 (1.74%) Bash Shell
13 2 (1.74%) Korn
13 2 (1.74%) VB6
Qualifications
1 23 (20.00%) Security Cleared
2 18 (15.65%) SC Cleared
3 5 (4.35%) Microsoft Certification
4 4 (3.48%) BPSS Clearance
5 3 (2.61%) MCSE
6 2 (1.74%) Degree
6 2 (1.74%) HND
6 2 (1.74%) MCITP
7 1 (0.87%) CCNA
7 1 (0.87%) CCNP
7 1 (0.87%) Cisco Certification
7 1 (0.87%) ISEB
7 1 (0.87%) MCSA
7 1 (0.87%) MCTS
7 1 (0.87%) VCP4
7 1 (0.87%) VCP5
7 1 (0.87%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (3.48%) Disclosure Scotland
2 3 (2.61%) Data Quality
System Software
1 12 (10.43%) Active Directory
1 12 (10.43%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (4.35%) VMware ESX
2 5 (4.35%) XenApp
2 5 (4.35%) XenServer
3 4 (3.48%) Brightmail
3 4 (3.48%) vSphere
3 4 (3.48%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 4 (3.48%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
2 2 (1.74%) WSUS
Vendors
1 41 (35.65%) Oracle
2 36 (31.30%) Microsoft
3 18 (15.65%) Informatica
4 13 (11.30%) VMware
5 10 (8.70%) Citrix
6 7 (6.09%) CA
7 6 (5.22%) HP
8 5 (4.35%) Symantec
9 4 (3.48%) Compaq
9 4 (3.48%) Dell
9 4 (3.48%) IronPort
9 4 (3.48%) ThinPrint
10 2 (1.74%) Intel Security
11 1 (0.87%) 3PAR
11 1 (0.87%) Altiris
11 1 (0.87%) AppSense
11 1 (0.87%) Cognos
11 1 (0.87%) Mitel
11 1 (0.87%) SAP
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