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 August 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 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Structured Query Language (SQL)
Rank 4 3 16
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +13
Contract jobs citing SQL 100 66 23
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Lancashire 20.96% 16.50% 8.19%
As % of the Programming Languages category 52.08% 51.97% 24.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 70 39 16
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£465 £325 £268
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+43.07% +21.49%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £252 £207 £194
10% offered a daily rate of more than £535 £452 £336
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 1 2
Average hourly rate £37.00 £14.50 £10.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+155.17% +45.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £28.31 £26.00 £26.50
% change year-on-year
+8.89% -1.88%
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
192 127 95
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Lancashire 40.25% 31.75% 33.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 129 74 51
Average daily rate £442 £345 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+27.97% +15.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £270 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £535 £474 £325
UK excluding London average daily rate £370 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+5.71% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 4 6
Average hourly rate £40.00 £36.67 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+9.08% -2.21%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.50 £35.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+10.00% +2.94%

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 August 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
Hourly Rate Histogram in Lancashire

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing SQL across the Lancashire region over the 3 months to 28 August 2015.

SQL Hourly Rate Histogram 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 August 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
Blackpool +6 57 £475 +26.66% 2
Preston -2 13 £600 +88.23% 1
Chorley +2 3 £350 +67.86% 9
Blackburn - 2 £225 - 4
Burnley - 2 £338 -
Lytham St Annes +1 1 £451 +50.49% 2
Lancaster -1 1 £290 -29.69%
SQL
North West

SQL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Lancashire

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 74 (39.36%) SQL Server
2 69 (36.70%) Oracle
3 58 (30.85%) PL/SQL
4 57 (30.32%) Microsoft
5 54 (28.72%) Data Modelling
6 53 (28.19%) T-SQL
7 49 (26.06%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 49 (26.06%) Security Cleared
8 42 (22.34%) Java
9 38 (20.21%) SC Cleared
10 34 (18.09%) Business Intelligence
11 32 (17.02%) Data Security
12 31 (16.49%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 31 (16.49%) .NET
12 31 (16.49%) ETL
13 28 (14.89%) Web Services
13 28 (14.89%) Oracle Database
14 26 (13.83%) Data Warehouse
15 25 (13.30%) C++
15 25 (13.30%) ERwin
15 25 (13.30%) Algorithms
16 24 (12.77%) UNIX
17 23 (12.23%) Analytical Skills
18 22 (11.70%) Windows
18 22 (11.70%) SharePoint
19 21 (11.17%) Migration
19 21 (11.17%) Dimensional Modelling
19 21 (11.17%) SQL Server Analysis Services
20 19 (10.11%) Unit Testing
20 19 (10.11%) HTML

SQL
Top Related IT Skills in Lancashire by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 22 (11.70%) SharePoint
2 13 (6.91%) SAS
3 12 (6.38%) JBoss
4 9 (4.79%) MS Exchange
4 9 (4.79%) WebSphere
5 5 (2.66%) IIS
6 4 (2.13%) Tomcat
6 4 (2.13%) Tuxedo
7 3 (1.60%) WebLogic
8 2 (1.06%) BizTalk Server
8 2 (1.06%) SharePoint 2010
9 1 (0.53%) Exchange Server 2010
9 1 (0.53%) TPMS
Applications
1 10 (5.32%) MS Excel
2 7 (3.72%) MS Visio
3 6 (3.19%) PowerPivot
4 3 (1.60%) MS Project
4 3 (1.60%) MS PowerPoint
5 2 (1.06%) MS Office
6 1 (0.53%) InfoPath
6 1 (0.53%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 4 (2.13%) SAP HCM
2 3 (1.60%) Oracle Applications
2 3 (1.60%) Cognos Business Intelligence
3 2 (1.06%) ResourceLink
3 2 (1.06%) Oracle EBS
4 1 (0.53%) Oracle HRMS
4 1 (0.53%) Maximo
4 1 (0.53%) Dynamics AX
4 1 (0.53%) Oracle General Ledger
4 1 (0.53%) Oracle EBS R12
4 1 (0.53%) Oracle Payables
4 1 (0.53%) Oracle Receivables
4 1 (0.53%) Oracle Assets
4 1 (0.53%) Oracle 11i
Cloud Services
1 6 (3.19%) SuccessFactors
2 4 (2.13%) GitHub
3 2 (1.06%) SaaS
3 2 (1.06%) Boomi
Communications & Networking
1 7 (3.72%) Internet
2 5 (2.66%) SAN
3 4 (2.13%) DNS
3 4 (2.13%) DHCP
4 3 (1.60%) FTP
5 1 (0.53%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 74 (39.36%) SQL Server
2 49 (26.06%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 31 (16.49%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 28 (14.89%) Oracle Database
5 26 (13.83%) Data Warehouse
6 21 (11.17%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 16 (8.51%) SQL Server 2008
8 13 (6.91%) Base SAS
8 13 (6.91%) Oracle Database 11g
9 12 (6.38%) NoSQL
10 10 (5.32%) OLAP Cube
10 10 (5.32%) Relational Database
10 10 (5.32%) OLAP
10 10 (5.32%) Oracle Reports
11 8 (4.26%) SQL Server 2005
11 8 (4.26%) Oracle Database 10g
11 8 (4.26%) SQL Server 2012
12 7 (3.72%) Oracle Database 12c
13 6 (3.19%) OLTP
14 5 (2.66%) DTS
Development Applications
1 25 (13.30%) ERwin
2 19 (10.11%) Visual Studio
3 10 (5.32%) ProC
4 8 (4.26%) Eclipse
4 8 (4.26%) Team Foundation Server
5 7 (3.72%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
6 5 (2.66%) Git (software)
6 5 (2.66%) LoadRunner
6 5 (2.66%) JIRA
7 4 (2.13%) Maven
7 4 (2.13%) IntelliJ
7 4 (2.13%) Hudson
7 4 (2.13%) Jenkins
8 3 (1.60%) Facilita Forecast
8 3 (1.60%) LoadUI
8 3 (1.60%) SoapUI
8 3 (1.60%) JMeter
9 2 (1.06%) HP UFT
9 2 (1.06%) Rational DOORS
10 1 (0.53%) Oracle APEX
General
1 15 (7.98%) Finance
2 3 (1.60%) Aerospace
2 3 (1.60%) Manufacturing
2 3 (1.60%) Telecoms
3 2 (1.06%) Back Office
3 2 (1.06%) Avionics
4 1 (0.53%) Military
4 1 (0.53%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 91 (48.40%) Developer
2 25 (13.30%) Analyst
3 17 (9.04%) SQL Developer
4 14 (7.45%) Data Analyst
4 14 (7.45%) Business Intelligence Developer
5 13 (6.91%) ETL Developer
6 12 (6.38%) SAS Developer
6 12 (6.38%) Tester
7 11 (5.85%) .NET Developer
8 10 (5.32%) Architect
9 8 (4.26%) Programmer
9 8 (4.26%) Infrastructure Engineer
9 8 (4.26%) Informatica Developer
10 7 (3.72%) Java Developer
10 7 (3.72%) Software Engineer
10 7 (3.72%) Technical Architect
10 7 (3.72%) Business Developer
10 7 (3.72%) Informatica ETL Developer
11 5 (2.66%) SQL Programmer
11 5 (2.66%) Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 31 (16.49%) .NET
2 28 (14.89%) Web Services
3 19 (10.11%) HTML
4 15 (7.98%) jQuery
5 14 (7.45%) ASP.NET
6 12 (6.38%) Velocity
7 11 (5.85%) .NET Framework
8 10 (5.32%) CSS
8 10 (5.32%) JSP
9 9 (4.79%) XML
10 7 (3.72%) Middleware
11 6 (3.19%) Ajax
12 5 (2.66%) WCF
12 5 (2.66%) LINQ
12 5 (2.66%) ASP.NET MVC 4
12 5 (2.66%) ASP.NET MVC
12 5 (2.66%) HTML5
12 5 (2.66%) Entity Framework
13 4 (2.13%) REST
13 4 (2.13%) CAML
Miscellaneous
1 25 (13.30%) Algorithms
2 23 (12.23%) Analytical Skills
3 8 (4.26%) Mainframe
4 7 (3.72%) Management Information System
5 5 (2.66%) NHS
5 5 (2.66%) Data Centre
6 4 (2.13%) Statistics
6 4 (2.13%) Data Protection Act
7 3 (1.60%) Replication
7 3 (1.60%) Clustering
7 3 (1.60%) Client/Server
8 2 (1.06%) Data Structures
8 2 (1.06%) Performance Metrics
8 2 (1.06%) Life Science
9 1 (0.53%) Reference Data
9 1 (0.53%) Data Extraction
9 1 (0.53%) Enterprise Cloud
Operating Systems
1 24 (12.77%) UNIX
2 22 (11.70%) Windows
3 13 (6.91%) Linux
4 12 (6.38%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 8 (4.26%) Solaris
6 7 (3.72%) Mac OS X
7 6 (3.19%) MVS
7 6 (3.19%) VME
7 6 (3.19%) Windows Server 2008
7 6 (3.19%) Windows Server 2012
8 4 (2.13%) Windows 7
9 2 (1.06%) Windows Server 2003
10 1 (0.53%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 54 (28.72%) Data Modelling
2 34 (18.09%) Business Intelligence
3 32 (17.02%) Data Security
4 31 (16.49%) ETL
5 21 (11.17%) Migration
5 21 (11.17%) Dimensional Modelling
6 19 (10.11%) Unit Testing
7 18 (9.57%) Test Scripting
7 18 (9.57%) CRM
8 16 (8.51%) Agile Software Development
9 10 (5.32%) Validation
9 10 (5.32%) ITIL
9 10 (5.32%) Kimball Methodology
10 9 (4.79%) Performance Analysis
11 8 (4.26%) SDLC
11 8 (4.26%) Software Engineering
11 8 (4.26%) TDD
12 7 (3.72%) Data Management
12 7 (3.72%) Workflow
12 7 (3.72%) Open Source
Programming Languages
1 58 (30.85%) PL/SQL
2 53 (28.19%) T-SQL
3 42 (22.34%) Java
4 25 (13.30%) C++
5 19 (10.11%) C#
6 18 (9.57%) PowerShell
7 13 (6.91%) Shell Script
8 12 (6.38%) VB
8 12 (6.38%) JavaScript
9 10 (5.32%) VBScript
10 9 (4.79%) C
11 8 (4.26%) VBA
12 7 (3.72%) Scala
13 6 (3.19%) Python
14 4 (2.13%) Ruby
14 4 (2.13%) Perl
14 4 (2.13%) FQL
15 3 (1.60%) VB.NET
16 2 (1.06%) Ada
17 1 (0.53%) Korn
Qualifications
1 49 (26.06%) Security Cleared
2 38 (20.21%) SC Cleared
3 12 (6.38%) Degree
4 5 (2.66%) MCITP
4 5 (2.66%) ISTQB
4 5 (2.66%) Cisco Certification
4 5 (2.66%) Microsoft Certification
4 5 (2.66%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 5 (2.66%) MCSA
4 5 (2.66%) CCNA
5 4 (2.13%) CCNP
5 4 (2.13%) VCP4
5 4 (2.13%) VCP5
6 3 (1.60%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 3 (1.60%) ISEB
6 3 (1.60%) ITIL Certification
6 3 (1.60%) BC Cleared
7 2 (1.06%) DV Cleared
8 1 (0.53%) MCTS
8 1 (0.53%) CCA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (2.66%) QA
2 3 (1.60%) HL7
3 1 (0.53%) SLA
System Software
1 13 (6.91%) VMware Infrastructure
2 9 (4.79%) Active Directory
3 8 (4.26%) VMware ESX
4 5 (2.66%) XenApp
4 5 (2.66%) XenServer
5 2 (1.06%) Microsoft Virtual Server
6 1 (0.53%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 2 (1.06%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (0.53%) Backup Exec
2 1 (0.53%) SCCM
2 1 (0.53%) SCOM
Vendors
1 69 (36.70%) Oracle
2 57 (30.32%) Microsoft
3 18 (9.57%) Informatica
4 15 (7.98%) VMware
5 14 (7.45%) Citrix
6 9 (4.79%) SAP
7 6 (3.19%) Symantec
8 5 (2.66%) AppSense
8 5 (2.66%) HP
9 4 (2.13%) Cognos
9 4 (2.13%) PeopleSoft
9 4 (2.13%) Altiris
10 3 (1.60%) 3PAR
11 2 (1.06%) webMethods
11 2 (1.06%) Dell
11 2 (1.06%) Software AG
12 1 (0.53%) Hyperion
12 1 (0.53%) IBM
12 1 (0.53%) Infor
12 1 (0.53%) Mitel
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