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 2 March 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
2 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Structured Query Language (SQL)
Rank 3 4 4
Rank change year-on-year
+1 0
Contract jobs citing SQL 30 41 27
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leicester 18.99% 22.91% 22.31%
As % of the Programming Languages category 40.54% 50.62% 46.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 11 5
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£300 £325 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.69% -13.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £243 £225 £324
10% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £400 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 9 15
Average hourly rate £28.75 £35.00 £40.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-17.85% -12.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £27.75 £31.00 £35.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £29.75 £36.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £27.20 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+10.29% -1.09%
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
74 81 58
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leicester 46.84% 45.25% 47.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 48 27 16
Average daily rate £300 £294 £295
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.12% -0.42%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £238 £235 £246
10% offered a daily rate of more than £356 £390 £374
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 18 23
Average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £35.00 £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 2 March 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 2 March 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 17 (41.46%) SQL Server
2 14 (34.15%) Microsoft
3 11 (26.83%) Windows
3 11 (26.83%) MS Excel
4 9 (21.95%) HTML
4 9 (21.95%) Performance Tuning
5 8 (19.51%) VB
6 7 (17.07%) JavaScript
6 7 (17.07%) CSS
6 7 (17.07%) Business Intelligence
7 6 (14.63%) ETL
7 6 (14.63%) Data Warehouse
7 6 (14.63%) Disaster Recovery
7 6 (14.63%) Finance
7 6 (14.63%) Ajax
7 6 (14.63%) jQuery
7 6 (14.63%) High Availability
7 6 (14.63%) Analytical Skills
8 5 (12.20%) Retail
8 5 (12.20%) Statistics
8 5 (12.20%) XML
8 5 (12.20%) C#
8 5 (12.20%) T-SQL
8 5 (12.20%) Business Objects
8 5 (12.20%) Active Directory
8 5 (12.20%) SLA
9 4 (9.76%) SVG
9 4 (9.76%) Oracle
9 4 (9.76%) PHP
9 4 (9.76%) Java

SQL
Top Related IT Skills in Leicester by Category

For the 6 months to 2 March 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 (4.88%) IIS
1 2 (4.88%) SharePoint
2 1 (2.44%) MS Exchange
2 1 (2.44%) Oracle Workflow
2 1 (2.44%) WebSphere
2 1 (2.44%) SharePoint 2010
2 1 (2.44%) Lync
2 1 (2.44%) SharePoint 2013
2 1 (2.44%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 11 (26.83%) MS Excel
2 2 (4.88%) MS Visio
2 2 (4.88%) MS PowerPoint
2 2 (4.88%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (2.44%) Oracle EBS
1 1 (2.44%) Oracle General Ledger
1 1 (2.44%) Oracle EBS R12
1 1 (2.44%) Oracle Payables
1 1 (2.44%) Oracle Receivables
1 1 (2.44%) Oracle Cash Management
Communications & Networking
1 2 (4.88%) TCP/IP
1 2 (4.88%) SAN
2 1 (2.44%) DNS
2 1 (2.44%) LAN
2 1 (2.44%) WAN
2 1 (2.44%) DHCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (41.46%) SQL Server
2 6 (14.63%) Data Warehouse
3 4 (9.76%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 3 (7.32%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 3 (7.32%) MS Access
5 2 (4.88%) QlikView
5 2 (4.88%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 1 (2.44%) Oracle BI EE
6 1 (2.44%) SQL Server 2008
6 1 (2.44%) SQL Server 2012
6 1 (2.44%) Oracle BI Publisher
6 1 (2.44%) OLAP
6 1 (2.44%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 1 (2.44%) Oracle Forms
1 1 (2.44%) NUnit
1 1 (2.44%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 6 (14.63%) Finance
2 5 (12.20%) Retail
3 3 (7.32%) Back Office
4 2 (4.88%) Manufacturing
5 1 (2.44%) General Ledger
5 1 (2.44%) Marketing
5 1 (2.44%) Financial Institution
5 1 (2.44%) Law
Job Titles
1 11 (26.83%) Developer
2 10 (24.39%) DBA
3 9 (21.95%) SQL DBA
4 7 (17.07%) Analyst
5 3 (7.32%) Applications Support
5 3 (7.32%) Data Manager
5 3 (7.32%) Project Manager
5 3 (7.32%) SQL Developer
5 3 (7.32%) Migration Project Manager
5 3 (7.32%) Business Intelligence Manager
5 3 (7.32%) Data Migration Manager
5 3 (7.32%) Business Intelligence Project Manager
5 3 (7.32%) Data Migration Project Manager
6 2 (4.88%) MI Analyst
6 2 (4.88%) SQL Server Developer
6 2 (4.88%) Access Developer
6 2 (4.88%) .NET Developer
6 2 (4.88%) ASP.NET Developer
6 2 (4.88%) SQL Server DBA
6 2 (4.88%) Support Technician
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (21.95%) HTML
2 7 (17.07%) CSS
3 6 (14.63%) Ajax
3 6 (14.63%) jQuery
4 5 (12.20%) XML
5 4 (9.76%) SVG
5 4 (9.76%) Web Services
6 3 (7.32%) .NET
6 3 (7.32%) ASP.NET
7 1 (2.44%) .NET Framework
7 1 (2.44%) WCF
7 1 (2.44%) WebSphere Message Broker
7 1 (2.44%) Middleware
7 1 (2.44%) ASP.NET MVC
7 1 (2.44%) Razor View Engine
Miscellaneous
1 6 (14.63%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (12.20%) Statistics
3 4 (9.76%) Mathematics
3 4 (9.76%) Psychology
4 3 (7.32%) Clustering
5 2 (4.88%) Fat Client
5 2 (4.88%) iSeries
5 2 (4.88%) Enterprise Software
5 2 (4.88%) Thin Client
5 2 (4.88%) AS400
6 1 (2.44%) Replication
6 1 (2.44%) Management Information System
6 1 (2.44%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 11 (26.83%) Windows
2 4 (9.76%) Windows Server 2012
3 2 (4.88%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (4.88%) Windows 8
4 1 (2.44%) Windows 2000
4 1 (2.44%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (2.44%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (21.95%) Performance Tuning
2 7 (17.07%) Business Intelligence
3 6 (14.63%) ETL
3 6 (14.63%) Disaster Recovery
3 6 (14.63%) High Availability
4 4 (9.76%) Migration
4 4 (9.76%) Web Design
4 4 (9.76%) Data Migration
4 4 (9.76%) Web Application Development
5 3 (7.32%) Data Governance
5 3 (7.32%) ERP
5 3 (7.32%) BPR
5 3 (7.32%) Project Management
5 3 (7.32%) ITIL
6 2 (4.88%) Service Delivery
6 2 (4.88%) MVC
6 2 (4.88%) Data Analysis
6 2 (4.88%) Data Entry
7 1 (2.44%) Waterfall
7 1 (2.44%) Database Tuning
Programming Languages
1 8 (19.51%) VB
2 7 (17.07%) JavaScript
3 5 (12.20%) C#
3 5 (12.20%) T-SQL
4 4 (9.76%) Java
4 4 (9.76%) PHP
5 2 (4.88%) VBA
6 1 (2.44%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (9.76%) Degree
1 4 (9.76%) VCP4
2 2 (4.88%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (2.44%) MCSE
3 1 (2.44%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (12.20%) SLA
System Software
1 5 (12.20%) Active Directory
2 2 (4.88%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 2 (4.88%) SCCM
2 1 (2.44%) SCOM
Vendors
1 14 (34.15%) Microsoft
2 5 (12.20%) Business Objects
3 4 (9.76%) Oracle
4 1 (2.44%) PeopleSoft
4 1 (2.44%) SAP
4 1 (2.44%) HP
4 1 (2.44%) Dell
4 1 (2.44%) LANDesk
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