The table below looks at the statistics for SQL skills in IT contracts advertised for the Leicester region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SQL over the 3 months to 1 May 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
1 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Structured Query Language (SQL)
Rank 6 3 7
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +4
Contract jobs citing SQL 33 50 17
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leicester 17.74% 25.25% 14.29%
As % of the Programming Languages category 36.26% 55.56% 34.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 23 9
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£300 £300 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -14.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £246 £230 £288
10% offered a daily rate of more than £358 £383 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 16 2
Average hourly rate £28.75 £35.00 £24.99
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-17.85% +40.04%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £27.75 £27.00 £12.99
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £29.75 £36.00 £37.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £32.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-23.07% +18.18%
SQL
Leicestershire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Programming Languages category in contract jobs advertised in the Leicester region.

Programming Languages Category
Leicester
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
91 90 50
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leicester 48.92% 45.45% 42.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 58 39 24
Average daily rate £300 £290 £290
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.44% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £240 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £398 £362 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £330 £325
% change year-on-year
+6.06% +1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 25 6
Average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £36.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
- +2.85%

SQL
Jobs Demand Trend in Leicester

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing SQL across the Leicester region as a proportion of the total demand within the Programming Languages category.

SQL Jobs Demand Trend in Leicester

SQL
Daily Rate Trend in Leicester

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing SQL across the Leicester region.

SQL Daily Rate Trend in Leicester

SQL
Daily Rate Histogram in Leicester

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing SQL across the Leicester region over the 3 months to 1 May 2015.

SQL Daily Rate Histogram in Leicester

SQL
Hourly Rate Trend in Leicester

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing SQL across the Leicester region.

SQL Hourly Rate Trend in Leicester

SQL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leicester

For the 6 months to 1 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Leicester 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 22 (48.89%) SQL Server
2 14 (31.11%) Windows
3 13 (28.89%) Microsoft
4 12 (26.67%) HTML
5 10 (22.22%) JavaScript
5 10 (22.22%) MS Excel
5 10 (22.22%) CSS
5 10 (22.22%) Performance Tuning
6 9 (20.00%) C#
7 8 (17.78%) VB
7 8 (17.78%) Disaster Recovery
8 7 (15.56%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 7 (15.56%) .NET
9 6 (13.33%) ASP.NET
9 6 (13.33%) Data Warehouse
9 6 (13.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 6 (13.33%) .NET Framework
9 6 (13.33%) Analytical Skills
9 6 (13.33%) SQL Server 2008
9 6 (13.33%) High Availability
10 5 (11.11%) Windows Server 2012
10 5 (11.11%) Ajax
10 5 (11.11%) WCF
10 5 (11.11%) jQuery
10 5 (11.11%) Statistics
10 5 (11.11%) MVC
10 5 (11.11%) Finance
10 5 (11.11%) Migration
10 5 (11.11%) Active Directory
10 5 (11.11%) ETL

SQL
Top Related IT Skills in Leicester by Category

For the 6 months to 1 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Leicester 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 2 (4.44%) IIS
2 1 (2.22%) Lync
2 1 (2.22%) SharePoint 2013
2 1 (2.22%) Exchange Server 2013
2 1 (2.22%) Oracle Workflow
2 1 (2.22%) MS Exchange
2 1 (2.22%) SharePoint
Applications
1 10 (22.22%) MS Excel
2 2 (4.44%) MS Office
2 2 (4.44%) MS Visio
2 2 (4.44%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (2.22%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 1 (2.22%) Oracle General Ledger
1 1 (2.22%) Oracle EBS R12
1 1 (2.22%) Oracle Payables
1 1 (2.22%) Oracle Receivables
1 1 (2.22%) Oracle Cash Management
1 1 (2.22%) SyteLine
1 1 (2.22%) Oracle EBS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (8.89%) SAN
2 1 (2.22%) NAS
2 1 (2.22%) LAN
2 1 (2.22%) WAN
2 1 (2.22%) DHCP
2 1 (2.22%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (48.89%) SQL Server
2 7 (15.56%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 6 (13.33%) Data Warehouse
3 6 (13.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 6 (13.33%) SQL Server 2008
4 4 (8.89%) SQL Server 2012
5 3 (6.67%) MS Access
6 2 (4.44%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 1 (2.22%) Oracle BI EE
7 1 (2.22%) Oracle BI Publisher
7 1 (2.22%) QlikView
7 1 (2.22%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 5 (11.11%) Visual Studio
2 1 (2.22%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (2.22%) NUnit
2 1 (2.22%) Oracle Forms
General
1 5 (11.11%) Finance
2 2 (4.44%) Retail
3 1 (2.22%) General Ledger
3 1 (2.22%) Law
3 1 (2.22%) Back Office
3 1 (2.22%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 12 (26.67%) Developer
2 11 (24.44%) DBA
3 8 (17.78%) SQL DBA
4 6 (13.33%) Analyst
5 5 (11.11%) C# .NET Developer
5 5 (11.11%) .NET Developer
5 5 (11.11%) C# Developer
6 4 (8.89%) VB.NET Developer
7 3 (6.67%) Data Migration Manager
7 3 (6.67%) Business Intelligence Project Manager
7 3 (6.67%) Data Migration Project Manager
7 3 (6.67%) Business Intelligence Manager
7 3 (6.67%) Migration Project Manager
7 3 (6.67%) Data Manager
7 3 (6.67%) Project Manager
8 2 (4.44%) Consultant
8 2 (4.44%) Support Engineer
8 2 (4.44%) SQL Server DBA
8 2 (4.44%) SQL Server Developer
8 2 (4.44%) Access Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (26.67%) HTML
2 10 (22.22%) CSS
3 7 (15.56%) .NET
4 6 (13.33%) ASP.NET
4 6 (13.33%) .NET Framework
5 5 (11.11%) Ajax
5 5 (11.11%) WCF
5 5 (11.11%) jQuery
5 5 (11.11%) XML
6 4 (8.89%) Web Services
6 4 (8.89%) SVG
6 4 (8.89%) WinForms
6 4 (8.89%) WPF
6 4 (8.89%) ASP.NET MVC 2
Miscellaneous
1 6 (13.33%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (11.11%) Statistics
3 4 (8.89%) Mathematics
3 4 (8.89%) Psychology
4 3 (6.67%) Clustering
5 2 (4.44%) Data Structures
6 1 (2.22%) iPad
6 1 (2.22%) Performance Metrics
6 1 (2.22%) SCADA
6 1 (2.22%) Tandem
6 1 (2.22%) Replication
6 1 (2.22%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 14 (31.11%) Windows
2 5 (11.11%) Windows Server 2012
3 2 (4.44%) Windows 8
3 2 (4.44%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (2.22%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (2.22%) UNIX
4 1 (2.22%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (22.22%) Performance Tuning
2 8 (17.78%) Disaster Recovery
3 6 (13.33%) High Availability
4 5 (11.11%) MVC
4 5 (11.11%) Migration
4 5 (11.11%) ETL
4 5 (11.11%) Business Intelligence
5 4 (8.89%) Web Design
5 4 (8.89%) Web Application Development
5 4 (8.89%) Data Migration
6 3 (6.67%) Data Governance
6 3 (6.67%) ERP
6 3 (6.67%) BPR
6 3 (6.67%) Project Management
7 2 (4.44%) Service Delivery
7 2 (4.44%) Data Analysis
7 2 (4.44%) Data Entry
8 1 (2.22%) Cash Management
8 1 (2.22%) Database Tuning
8 1 (2.22%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 10 (22.22%) JavaScript
2 9 (20.00%) C#
3 8 (17.78%) VB
4 5 (11.11%) T-SQL
5 4 (8.89%) VB.NET
5 4 (8.89%) PHP
5 4 (8.89%) Java
6 2 (4.44%) VBA
7 1 (2.22%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (8.89%) Degree
2 1 (2.22%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 1 (2.22%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (2.22%) MCSE
2 1 (2.22%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (11.11%) SLA
System Software
1 5 (11.11%) Active Directory
2 2 (4.44%) Hyper-V
3 1 (2.22%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (2.22%) vSphere
3 1 (2.22%) NFS
Systems Management
1 2 (4.44%) SCCM
2 1 (2.22%) SCOM
Vendors
1 13 (28.89%) Microsoft
2 5 (11.11%) Business Objects
3 4 (8.89%) Oracle
4 3 (6.67%) NetApp
5 2 (4.44%) HP
5 2 (4.44%) VMware
6 1 (2.22%) Veeam
6 1 (2.22%) LANDesk
6 1 (2.22%) Dell
6 1 (2.22%) Sophos
6 1 (2.22%) IBM
6 1 (2.22%) PeopleSoft
6 1 (2.22%) SAP
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