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 25 August 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
25 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Structured Query Language (SQL)
Rank 8 4 3
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -1
Contract jobs citing SQL 40 96 71
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Lancashire 12.62% 21.05% 17.71%
As % of the Programming Languages category 28.99% 52.17% 57.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 70 44
Median daily rate £325 £465 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-30.10% +37.77%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £284 £216
10% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £535 £467
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
- +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 2 1
Median hourly rate £25.00 £31.76 £14.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-21.28% +119.03%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.00 £28.13 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-0.44% +12.50%
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
138 184 123
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Lancashire 43.53% 40.35% 30.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 93 128 71
Median daily rate £400 £442 £355
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-9.39% +24.36%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £258 £325 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £490 £535 £495
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £365 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.73% +4.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 6 4
Median hourly rate £25.00 £40.00 £36.67
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-37.50% +9.08%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.62 £25.20 £14.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.50 £41.62 £40.00
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 25 August 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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing SQL within the Lancashire region over the 3 months to 25 August 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 +3 11 £325 -39.53% 5
Chorley 0 7 £250 -28.57% 6
Burnley +1 3 £300 -11.11% 2
Blackburn -1 2 £190 -15.55%
Lancaster -1 1 £375 +29.31% 1
Blackpool -17 1 - - 1
Fleetwood - 1 £325 -
Skelmersdale - 1 £250 - 1
SQL
North West

SQL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Lancashire

For the 6 months to 25 August 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 20 (30.30%) Microsoft
2 17 (25.76%) SQL Server
2 17 (25.76%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 14 (21.21%) Finance
3 14 (21.21%) .NET
3 14 (21.21%) C#
4 13 (19.70%) Business Intelligence
4 13 (19.70%) Active Directory
5 12 (18.18%) MS Excel
5 12 (18.18%) Windows
6 11 (16.67%) T-SQL
6 11 (16.67%) Java
6 11 (16.67%) JavaScript
7 10 (15.15%) HTML
7 10 (15.15%) PL/SQL
7 10 (15.15%) Data Warehouse
8 9 (13.64%) ETL
8 9 (13.64%) Unix
8 9 (13.64%) Oracle
8 9 (13.64%) Citrix
8 9 (13.64%) Migration
8 9 (13.64%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 9 (13.64%) Test Scripting
9 8 (12.12%) Security Cleared
9 8 (12.12%) ASP.NET
10 7 (10.61%) SAP
10 7 (10.61%) VB
10 7 (10.61%) SharePoint
10 7 (10.61%) VMware
10 7 (10.61%) Mainframe

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 (10.61%) SharePoint
2 3 (4.55%) IIS
2 3 (4.55%) MS Exchange
3 2 (3.03%) Apache
3 2 (3.03%) FileNet
4 1 (1.52%) ColdFusion
4 1 (1.52%) SAS
Applications
1 12 (18.18%) MS Excel
2 5 (7.58%) MS Office
2 5 (7.58%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (1.52%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 3 (4.55%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (1.52%) Cognos Business Intelligence
2 1 (1.52%) Cognos TM1
2 1 (1.52%) Oracle BPM
2 1 (1.52%) Oracle EBS
2 1 (1.52%) Oracle EBS R12
2 1 (1.52%) SAP Business One
Communications & Networking
1 5 (7.58%) DHCP
2 3 (4.55%) DNS
2 3 (4.55%) HTTP
2 3 (4.55%) LAN
2 3 (4.55%) WAN
3 2 (3.03%) Firewall
3 2 (3.03%) HTTPS
3 2 (3.03%) Reverse Proxy
3 2 (3.03%) VoIP
4 1 (1.52%) Intranet
4 1 (1.52%) SAN
4 1 (1.52%) TCP/IP
4 1 (1.52%) VLAN
4 1 (1.52%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (25.76%) SQL Server
1 17 (25.76%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 10 (15.15%) Data Warehouse
3 9 (13.64%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 5 (7.58%) BusinessObjects
4 5 (7.58%) Crystal Reports
5 4 (6.06%) SAP BW
5 4 (6.06%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 3 (4.55%) DB2
6 3 (4.55%) Power BI
7 2 (3.03%) Big Data
7 2 (3.03%) Oracle Reports
7 2 (3.03%) Qlik Sense
7 2 (3.03%) QlikView
7 2 (3.03%) Star Schema
8 1 (1.52%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
8 1 (1.52%) NoSQL
8 1 (1.52%) SAP HANA
8 1 (1.52%) SQL Server 2005
8 1 (1.52%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 6 (9.09%) Visual Studio
2 5 (7.58%) LoadRunner
3 1 (1.52%) Dreamweaver
3 1 (1.52%) Git (software)
3 1 (1.52%) Oracle Forms
3 1 (1.52%) Toad
General
1 14 (21.21%) Finance
2 5 (7.58%) Manufacturing
3 4 (6.06%) Retail
4 2 (3.03%) Advertising
5 1 (1.52%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 28 (42.42%) Developer
2 16 (24.24%) Analyst
3 8 (12.12%) .NET Developer
4 7 (10.61%) SQL Developer
5 5 (7.58%) C# Developer
6 4 (6.06%) Business Analyst
6 4 (6.06%) Business Intelligence Analyst
6 4 (6.06%) Data Warehouse Developer
6 4 (6.06%) IFS Analyst
6 4 (6.06%) IFS Business Analyst
6 4 (6.06%) Software Developer
7 3 (4.55%) Architect
7 3 (4.55%) C# .NET Developer
7 3 (4.55%) DBA
7 3 (4.55%) Microsoft Developer
7 3 (4.55%) Test Analyst
7 3 (4.55%) Tester
8 2 (3.03%) 3rd Line Support
8 2 (3.03%) Lead Developer
8 2 (3.03%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (21.21%) .NET
2 10 (15.15%) HTML
3 8 (12.12%) ASP.NET
4 6 (9.09%) WinForms
4 6 (9.09%) XML
5 4 (6.06%) AngularJS
5 4 (6.06%) ASP.NET MVC
5 4 (6.06%) ASP.NET Web Forms
5 4 (6.06%) HTML5
6 3 (4.55%) .NET Framework
6 3 (4.55%) CSS
6 3 (4.55%) Entity Framework
7 2 (3.03%) jQuery
8 1 (1.52%) JSON
8 1 (1.52%) Node.js
8 1 (1.52%) RESTful
8 1 (1.52%) SOAP
8 1 (1.52%) Web Services
8 1 (1.52%) XSD
8 1 (1.52%) XSL
Miscellaneous
1 7 (10.61%) Mainframe
2 4 (6.06%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (6.06%) Replication
3 3 (4.55%) Clustering
3 3 (4.55%) Data Centre
3 3 (4.55%) iPad
4 2 (3.03%) Management Information System
4 2 (3.03%) Tandem
5 1 (1.52%) Data Extraction
5 1 (1.52%) Data Integration
5 1 (1.52%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (1.52%) Fat Client
5 1 (1.52%) IBM Mainframe
5 1 (1.52%) NHS
5 1 (1.52%) Thin Client
5 1 (1.52%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 12 (18.18%) Windows
2 9 (13.64%) Unix
3 5 (7.58%) Windows Server
3 5 (7.58%) Windows Server 2012
4 4 (6.06%) AIX
4 4 (6.06%) HPUX
4 4 (6.06%) Linux
4 4 (6.06%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 4 (6.06%) Solaris
4 4 (6.06%) Windows Server 2008
5 3 (4.55%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (1.52%) Android
6 1 (1.52%) Windows 10
6 1 (1.52%) Windows 7
6 1 (1.52%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (19.70%) Business Intelligence
2 9 (13.64%) ETL
2 9 (13.64%) Migration
2 9 (13.64%) Test Scripting
3 6 (9.09%) ERP
4 5 (7.58%) Analytics
5 4 (6.06%) Agile Software Development
5 4 (6.06%) Continuous Improvement
5 4 (6.06%) CRM
5 4 (6.06%) Data Analysis
5 4 (6.06%) Dimensional Modelling
5 4 (6.06%) ITIL
5 4 (6.06%) MVC
5 4 (6.06%) Software Engineering
6 3 (4.55%) Change Management
6 3 (4.55%) People Management
6 3 (4.55%) Project Management
6 3 (4.55%) SDLC
6 3 (4.55%) Service Delivery
6 3 (4.55%) System Testing
Programming Languages
1 14 (21.21%) C#
2 11 (16.67%) Java
2 11 (16.67%) JavaScript
2 11 (16.67%) T-SQL
3 10 (15.15%) PL/SQL
4 7 (10.61%) VB
5 6 (9.09%) VB.NET
6 3 (4.55%) C++
6 3 (4.55%) JCL
7 1 (1.52%) C
7 1 (1.52%) COBOL
7 1 (1.52%) PHP
7 1 (1.52%) PowerShell
7 1 (1.52%) Shell Script
7 1 (1.52%) VB6
7 1 (1.52%) VBA
Qualifications
1 8 (12.12%) Security Cleared
2 6 (9.09%) SC Cleared
3 3 (4.55%) Microsoft Certification
4 2 (3.03%) CCNA
4 2 (3.03%) Cisco Certification
4 2 (3.03%) MCSE
5 1 (1.52%) BC Cleared
5 1 (1.52%) BPSS Clearance
5 1 (1.52%) Degree
5 1 (1.52%) ISTQB
5 1 (1.52%) MCSA
5 1 (1.52%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 1 (1.52%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.03%) QA
System Software
1 13 (19.70%) Active Directory
2 4 (6.06%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (4.55%) VMware ESX
4 2 (3.03%) Oracle RAC
4 2 (3.03%) XenApp
5 1 (1.52%) Virtual Machines
5 1 (1.52%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 2 (3.03%) Backup Exec
1 2 (3.03%) McAfee ePO
1 2 (3.03%) Tivoli Storage Manager
2 1 (1.52%) Failover Clustering
2 1 (1.52%) FortiGate
2 1 (1.52%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (1.52%) HP SIM
2 1 (1.52%) SCCM
2 1 (1.52%) SCOM
2 1 (1.52%) WSUS
Vendors
1 20 (30.30%) Microsoft
2 9 (13.64%) Citrix
2 9 (13.64%) Oracle
3 7 (10.61%) SAP
3 7 (10.61%) VMware
4 5 (7.58%) IFS
5 4 (6.06%) Cognos
5 4 (6.06%) EMC
5 4 (6.06%) Telerik
6 3 (4.55%) CODA
6 3 (4.55%) Concur
6 3 (4.55%) HP
6 3 (4.55%) IBM
6 3 (4.55%) Intel Security
6 3 (4.55%) Maconomy
6 3 (4.55%) ServiceNow
7 2 (3.03%) Ektron
7 2 (3.03%) Sophos
7 2 (3.03%) Symantec
7 2 (3.03%) Tableau
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