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 18 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
18 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Structured Query Language (SQL)
Rank 4 16 6
Rank change year-on-year
+12 -10
Contract jobs citing SQL 75 19 65
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Lancashire 17.61% 7.14% 16.01%
As % of the Programming Languages category 49.34% 23.17% 38.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 47 13 29
Average daily rate
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£368 £240 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+53.12% -36.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £234 £179 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £451 £320 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £330 £325
% change year-on-year
+5.90% +1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 2 1
Average hourly rate £12.25 £10.00 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+22.50% -73.33%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.00 £23.13 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+12.43% -15.90%
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
152 82 170
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Lancashire 35.68% 30.83% 41.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 97 41 105
Average daily rate £353 £300 £365
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+17.50% -17.80%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £209 £261
10% offered a daily rate of more than £479 £325 £418
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 5 6
Average hourly rate £36.67 £37.50 £36.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.21% +2.73%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.15 £10.00 £32.80
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £37.50 £37.50
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 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 18 September 2014.

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 18 September 2014. 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 +1 22 £319 +61.39% 7
Lytham St Annes - 17 £300 -
Blackpool 0 13 £425 +109.87% 1
Lancaster - 11 £420 - 3
Chorley -2 2 £209 -24.18% 5
Newton-le-Willows - - - -
Ormskirk - - - -
Burnley - - - -
Accrington - - - - 1
Blackburn - - - - 6
Skelmersdale - - - - 1
SQL
North West

SQL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Lancashire

For the 6 months to 18 September 2014, 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 (39.13%) PL/SQL
2 40 (34.78%) Oracle
3 34 (29.57%) SQL Server
4 33 (28.70%) Shell Script
5 32 (27.83%) Data Warehouse
6 29 (25.22%) Business Intelligence
7 28 (24.35%) Windows
7 28 (24.35%) Analytical Skills
8 27 (23.48%) Microsoft
8 27 (23.48%) Security Cleared
9 26 (22.61%) Data Modelling
9 26 (22.61%) Java
10 25 (21.74%) SC Cleared
11 24 (20.87%) Migration
12 23 (20.00%) Informatica
12 23 (20.00%) ETL
13 21 (18.26%) VBA
14 19 (16.52%) T-SQL
14 19 (16.52%) PowerCenter
14 19 (16.52%) Windows Server 2008
15 18 (15.65%) SaaS
15 18 (15.65%) Citrix
15 18 (15.65%) ERwin
15 18 (15.65%) Python
15 18 (15.65%) Oracle Database
16 17 (14.78%) MS Excel
16 17 (14.78%) .NET
16 17 (14.78%) Web Services
16 17 (14.78%) VMware
16 17 (14.78%) SQL Server Reporting Services

SQL
Top Related IT Skills in Lancashire by Category

For the 6 months to 18 September 2014, 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 11 (9.57%) MS Exchange
3 10 (8.70%) Exchange Server 2003
3 10 (8.70%) Exchange Server 2010
4 6 (5.22%) Oracle Workflow
5 4 (3.48%) IIS
6 1 (0.87%) BizTalk Server
6 1 (0.87%) Node.js
Applications
1 17 (14.78%) MS Excel
2 4 (3.48%) MS Office
3 2 (1.74%) MS Project
3 2 (1.74%) InfoPath
4 1 (0.87%) Spreadsheet
4 1 (0.87%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 15 (13.04%) ResourceLink
2 1 (0.87%) Cognos Business Intelligence
Cloud Services
1 18 (15.65%) SaaS
2 15 (13.04%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 16 (13.91%) DNS
2 9 (7.83%) DHCP
3 7 (6.09%) LAN
3 7 (6.09%) WAN
4 2 (1.74%) LDAP
4 2 (1.74%) SMS
4 2 (1.74%) Intranet
4 2 (1.74%) Firewall
5 1 (0.87%) TCP/IP
5 1 (0.87%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 34 (29.57%) SQL Server
2 32 (27.83%) Data Warehouse
3 19 (16.52%) PowerCenter
4 18 (15.65%) Oracle Database
5 17 (14.78%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 16 (13.91%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 11 (9.57%) Oracle Database 10g
7 11 (9.57%) Oracle Database 11g
8 10 (8.70%) SQL Server 2008
9 9 (7.83%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 9 (7.83%) SQL Server 2005
10 6 (5.22%) BusinessObjects XI
11 5 (4.35%) SQL Server 2012
11 5 (4.35%) Crystal Reports
12 4 (3.48%) MySQL
12 4 (3.48%) OLAP
12 4 (3.48%) Data Mart
13 2 (1.74%) Oracle OLAP
13 2 (1.74%) Relational Database
13 2 (1.74%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 18 (15.65%) ERwin
2 8 (6.96%) Rational Rose
3 5 (4.35%) Team Foundation Server
4 4 (3.48%) Subversion
5 2 (1.74%) MSI
6 1 (0.87%) Visual Studio
6 1 (0.87%) Oracle APEX
6 1 (0.87%) Talend Open Studio
General
1 9 (7.83%) Marketing
2 6 (5.22%) Finance
3 3 (2.61%) Manufacturing
4 1 (0.87%) Local Government
4 1 (0.87%) Aerospace
4 1 (0.87%) Legal
Job Titles
1 41 (35.65%) Developer
2 14 (12.17%) Architect
3 11 (9.57%) SQL Developer
4 9 (7.83%) .NET Developer
4 9 (7.83%) Integration Architect
5 7 (6.09%) Business Intelligence Developer
6 6 (5.22%) C# Developer
7 5 (4.35%) SQL DBA
7 5 (4.35%) Analyst
7 5 (4.35%) DBA
7 5 (4.35%) WPF Developer
7 5 (4.35%) C# .NET Developer
8 4 (3.48%) PHP MySQL Developer
8 4 (3.48%) .NET Software Developer
8 4 (3.48%) MySQL Developer
8 4 (3.48%) C# Software Developer
8 4 (3.48%) Front-End Developer
8 4 (3.48%) Designer
8 4 (3.48%) Solutions Designer
8 4 (3.48%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (14.78%) .NET
1 17 (14.78%) Web Services
2 9 (7.83%) CSS
3 7 (6.09%) ASP.NET
3 7 (6.09%) ODBC
4 6 (5.22%) Velocity
4 6 (5.22%) WPF
4 6 (5.22%) HTML
5 5 (4.35%) jQuery
5 5 (4.35%) Hibernate
5 5 (4.35%) HTML5
5 5 (4.35%) CSS3
6 4 (3.48%) Regular Expression
6 4 (3.48%) Twitter Bootstrap
6 4 (3.48%) Ext JS
7 3 (2.61%) Classic ASP
7 3 (2.61%) XML
8 2 (1.74%) WinForms
8 2 (1.74%) ASP.NET MVC
8 2 (1.74%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
Miscellaneous
1 28 (24.35%) Analytical Skills
2 13 (11.30%) Data Integration
3 8 (6.96%) NHS
4 4 (3.48%) W3C
4 4 (3.48%) Mobile App
4 4 (3.48%) User Experience
5 2 (1.74%) Open Source
6 1 (0.87%) Mainframe
6 1 (0.87%) GIS
6 1 (0.87%) Informatics
6 1 (0.87%) IBM Mainframe
6 1 (0.87%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 28 (24.35%) Windows
2 19 (16.52%) Windows Server 2008
3 12 (10.43%) Windows Server 2003
4 11 (9.57%) Windows XP
5 7 (6.09%) Windows 7
6 6 (5.22%) Linux
7 4 (3.48%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (25.22%) Business Intelligence
2 26 (22.61%) Data Modelling
3 24 (20.87%) Migration
4 23 (20.00%) ETL
5 16 (13.91%) Business Analysis
6 13 (11.30%) Data Architecture
7 12 (10.43%) Dimensional Modelling
7 12 (10.43%) EAI
8 11 (9.57%) Agile Software Development
9 9 (7.83%) Data Analysis
10 8 (6.96%) Unit Testing
10 8 (6.96%) TDD
10 8 (6.96%) Project Management
10 8 (6.96%) Performance Tuning
11 7 (6.09%) Scrum
11 7 (6.09%) Workflow
12 6 (5.22%) Customer Engagement
12 6 (5.22%) MVVM
12 6 (5.22%) Stakeholder Engagement
13 5 (4.35%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 45 (39.13%) PL/SQL
2 33 (28.70%) Shell Script
3 26 (22.61%) Java
4 21 (18.26%) VBA
5 19 (16.52%) T-SQL
6 18 (15.65%) Python
7 16 (13.91%) Perl
7 16 (13.91%) C#
8 11 (9.57%) C
9 10 (8.70%) JavaScript
10 8 (6.96%) VB
11 6 (5.22%) PHP
12 5 (4.35%) VB.NET
13 4 (3.48%) VBScript
14 2 (1.74%) C++
14 2 (1.74%) Ruby
14 2 (1.74%) Scala
15 1 (0.87%) PowerShell
15 1 (0.87%) JCL
15 1 (0.87%) VB6
Qualifications
1 27 (23.48%) Security Cleared
2 25 (21.74%) SC Cleared
3 16 (13.91%) Degree
4 5 (4.35%) MCSE
4 5 (4.35%) Microsoft Certification
5 2 (1.74%) Citrix Certification
6 1 (0.87%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (0.87%) Data Quality
System Software
1 15 (13.04%) Active Directory
1 15 (13.04%) XenApp
2 9 (7.83%) XenServer
3 7 (6.09%) VMware Infrastructure
4 5 (4.35%) Microsoft App-V
5 4 (3.48%) ISA Server
6 1 (0.87%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 8 (6.96%) HP Data Protector
2 1 (0.87%) CA Endevor
Vendors
1 40 (34.78%) Oracle
2 27 (23.48%) Microsoft
3 23 (20.00%) Informatica
4 18 (15.65%) Citrix
5 17 (14.78%) VMware
6 16 (13.91%) SAP
6 16 (13.91%) CA
7 15 (13.04%) Dell
7 15 (13.04%) Software AG
7 15 (13.04%) webMethods
8 8 (6.96%) HP
9 5 (4.35%) Sybase
9 5 (4.35%) Business Objects
9 5 (4.35%) AppSense
10 4 (3.48%) Sencha
11 2 (1.74%) Cognos
11 2 (1.74%) IBM
12 1 (0.87%) Cisco
12 1 (0.87%) Telerik
12 1 (0.87%) Aquila
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