The table below looks at the statistics for SQL skills in IT contracts advertised for the Leicestershire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SQL over the 3 months to 6 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
6 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Structured Query Language (SQL)
Rank 5 3 4
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +1
Contract jobs citing SQL 39 56 45
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leicestershire 13.13% 19.31% 19.82%
As % of the Programming Languages category 33.33% 41.79% 42.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 25 11
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£300 £325 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.69% -7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £180 £225 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £395 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 11 18
Average hourly rate £30.00 £35.00 £36.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-14.28% -3.44%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £28.00 £15.00 £22.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.20 £36.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £26.60 £26.98
% change year-on-year
+12.78% -1.39%
SQL
East Midlands

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

Programming Languages Category
Leicestershire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
117 134 107
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leicestershire 39.39% 46.21% 47.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 78 69 44
Average daily rate £300 £300 £300
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £235 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £360 £375 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 20 31
Average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £35.00
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £29.50 £15.50 £30.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.00 £35.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £34.06 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+5.71% -2.70%

SQL
Jobs Demand Trend in Leicestershire

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

SQL Jobs Demand Trend in Leicestershire

SQL
Daily Rate Trend in Leicestershire

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

SQL Daily Rate Trend in Leicestershire

SQL
Daily Rate Histogram in Leicestershire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing SQL across the Leicestershire region over the 3 months to 6 March 2015.

SQL Daily Rate Histogram in Leicestershire

SQL
Hourly Rate Trend in Leicestershire

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

SQL Hourly Rate Trend in Leicestershire

SQL
Contract Job Locations in Leicestershire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing SQL within the Leicestershire region over the 3 months to 6 March 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
Leicester -1 29 £300 -7.69% 28
Loughborough - - - - 3
Lutterworth - - - -
Ashby-de-la-Zouch - - - - 1
Coalville - - - -
SQL
East Midlands

SQL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leicestershire

For the 6 months to 6 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Leicestershire 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 24 (40.00%) SQL Server
2 16 (26.67%) Windows
3 15 (25.00%) Microsoft
4 12 (20.00%) Business Intelligence
5 11 (18.33%) MS Excel
5 11 (18.33%) Performance Tuning
6 10 (16.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 10 (16.67%) HTML
6 10 (16.67%) VB
6 10 (16.67%) Finance
7 8 (13.33%) Disaster Recovery
7 8 (13.33%) Data Warehouse
7 8 (13.33%) ETL
7 8 (13.33%) JavaScript
7 8 (13.33%) CSS
7 8 (13.33%) Analytical Skills
8 7 (11.67%) Ajax
8 7 (11.67%) XML
8 7 (11.67%) T-SQL
8 7 (11.67%) Oracle
8 7 (11.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 6 (10.00%) Retail
9 6 (10.00%) Migration
9 6 (10.00%) Business Objects
9 6 (10.00%) C#
9 6 (10.00%) Web Services
9 6 (10.00%) Active Directory
9 6 (10.00%) Data Migration
9 6 (10.00%) High Availability
10 5 (8.33%) jQuery

SQL
Top Related IT Skills in Leicestershire by Category

For the 6 months to 6 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Leicestershire 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 5 (8.33%) SharePoint
2 4 (6.67%) IIS
3 3 (5.00%) SharePoint 2013
3 3 (5.00%) SharePoint 2010
4 2 (3.33%) Kentico
4 2 (3.33%) CMS
4 2 (3.33%) Oracle Workflow
5 1 (1.67%) WebSphere
5 1 (1.67%) Apache Solr
5 1 (1.67%) Lync
5 1 (1.67%) MS Exchange
5 1 (1.67%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 11 (18.33%) MS Excel
2 2 (3.33%) MS Visio
2 2 (3.33%) MS PowerPoint
2 2 (3.33%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 3 (5.00%) Agresso
2 2 (3.33%) Oracle EBS
2 2 (3.33%) Oracle General Ledger
2 2 (3.33%) Oracle EBS R12
2 2 (3.33%) Oracle Payables
2 2 (3.33%) Oracle Receivables
2 2 (3.33%) Oracle Cash Management
3 1 (1.67%) Magento
Communications & Networking
1 4 (6.67%) SAN
2 3 (5.00%) TCP/IP
3 2 (3.33%) NAS
3 2 (3.33%) FTP
4 1 (1.67%) DNS
4 1 (1.67%) LAN
4 1 (1.67%) WAN
4 1 (1.67%) DHCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (40.00%) SQL Server
2 10 (16.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 8 (13.33%) Data Warehouse
4 7 (11.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 5 (8.33%) MS Access
6 4 (6.67%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 4 (6.67%) SQL Server 2008
7 3 (5.00%) Oracle Reports
8 2 (3.33%) OLAP
8 2 (3.33%) DTS
8 2 (3.33%) QlikView
8 2 (3.33%) SQL Server 2012
8 2 (3.33%) Oracle BI Publisher
8 2 (3.33%) Oracle BI EE
Development Applications
1 3 (5.00%) Oracle Forms
2 2 (3.33%) Visual Studio
2 2 (3.33%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (1.67%) NUnit
General
1 10 (16.67%) Finance
2 6 (10.00%) Retail
3 3 (5.00%) Back Office
4 2 (3.33%) General Ledger
4 2 (3.33%) Marketing
4 2 (3.33%) Manufacturing
5 1 (1.67%) Advertising
5 1 (1.67%) Financial Institution
5 1 (1.67%) Law
Job Titles
1 19 (31.67%) Developer
2 10 (16.67%) Analyst
2 10 (16.67%) DBA
3 9 (15.00%) SQL DBA
4 5 (8.33%) SQL Developer
5 3 (5.00%) Data Manager
5 3 (5.00%) MI Analyst
5 3 (5.00%) Migration Project Manager
5 3 (5.00%) Business Intelligence Manager
5 3 (5.00%) Data Migration Manager
5 3 (5.00%) Business Intelligence Project Manager
5 3 (5.00%) Data Migration Project Manager
5 3 (5.00%) Project Manager
5 3 (5.00%) Applications Support
5 3 (5.00%) .NET Developer
6 2 (3.33%) C# Developer
6 2 (3.33%) SQL Server DBA
6 2 (3.33%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 2 (3.33%) Oracle Developer
6 2 (3.33%) Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (16.67%) HTML
2 8 (13.33%) CSS
3 7 (11.67%) XML
3 7 (11.67%) Ajax
4 6 (10.00%) Web Services
5 5 (8.33%) jQuery
6 4 (6.67%) .NET
6 4 (6.67%) ASP.NET
6 4 (6.67%) SVG
7 2 (3.33%) Windows SharePoint Services
7 2 (3.33%) ASP.NET 2.0
7 2 (3.33%) ASP.NET MVC
7 2 (3.33%) ASP.NET MVC 4
7 2 (3.33%) MDX
8 1 (1.67%) WCF
8 1 (1.67%) WebSphere Message Broker
8 1 (1.67%) .NET Framework
8 1 (1.67%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 8 (13.33%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (8.33%) Statistics
3 4 (6.67%) Mathematics
3 4 (6.67%) Psychology
4 3 (5.00%) NHS
4 3 (5.00%) Clustering
5 2 (3.33%) Thin Client
5 2 (3.33%) AS400
5 2 (3.33%) Fat Client
5 2 (3.33%) iSeries
5 2 (3.33%) Enterprise Software
6 1 (1.67%) Replication
6 1 (1.67%) Management Information System
6 1 (1.67%) Taxonomies
6 1 (1.67%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 16 (26.67%) Windows
2 4 (6.67%) Windows Server 2012
3 2 (3.33%) UNIX
3 2 (3.33%) Windows 8
3 2 (3.33%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (1.67%) Windows 7
4 1 (1.67%) Windows 2000
4 1 (1.67%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (20.00%) Business Intelligence
2 11 (18.33%) Performance Tuning
3 8 (13.33%) Disaster Recovery
3 8 (13.33%) ETL
4 6 (10.00%) Data Migration
4 6 (10.00%) Migration
4 6 (10.00%) High Availability
5 4 (6.67%) Data Governance
5 4 (6.67%) Web Application Development
5 4 (6.67%) Web Design
5 4 (6.67%) ITIL
5 4 (6.67%) Unit Testing
6 3 (5.00%) Data Analysis
6 3 (5.00%) MVC
6 3 (5.00%) ERP
6 3 (5.00%) BPR
6 3 (5.00%) Project Management
6 3 (5.00%) Agile Software Development
6 3 (5.00%) Waterfall
7 2 (3.33%) BDD
Programming Languages
1 10 (16.67%) VB
2 8 (13.33%) JavaScript
3 7 (11.67%) T-SQL
4 6 (10.00%) C#
5 5 (8.33%) Java
6 4 (6.67%) PHP
7 3 (5.00%) PL/SQL
8 2 (3.33%) VBA
Qualifications
1 4 (6.67%) Degree
1 4 (6.67%) VCP4
2 2 (3.33%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (3.33%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 1 (1.67%) MCSE
3 1 (1.67%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (8.33%) SLA
2 2 (3.33%) WAI
3 1 (1.67%) Data Quality
System Software
1 6 (10.00%) Active Directory
2 2 (3.33%) Hyper-V
3 1 (1.67%) VMware ESXi
3 1 (1.67%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (3.33%) SCCM
2 1 (1.67%) SCOM
Vendors
1 15 (25.00%) Microsoft
2 7 (11.67%) Oracle
3 6 (10.00%) Business Objects
4 3 (5.00%) VMware
5 2 (3.33%) Veeam
5 2 (3.33%) NetApp
6 1 (1.67%) hybris
6 1 (1.67%) Endeca
6 1 (1.67%) LANDesk
6 1 (1.67%) Sitecore
6 1 (1.67%) PeopleSoft
6 1 (1.67%) SAP
6 1 (1.67%) Cognos
6 1 (1.67%) HP
6 1 (1.67%) Dell
6 1 (1.67%) Informatica
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Rate: £300 - £350 per hour
Posted: 20 hours ago
Leicestershire
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Rate: £260 - 320 per day
Posted: Yesterday
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Rate: £340pd
Posted: 4 days ago
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Rate: £280 per day
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TechnoRecruit
Rate: £200 - £450 a day DOE
Posted: 7 days ago
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Rate: £200 - £450 a day DOE
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Rate: £200 - £450 a day DOE
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Rate: £200 - £450 a day DOE
Posted: 7 days ago
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Lawrence Harvey
Rate: £300 per day
Posted: 14 days ago
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Progressive Recruitment
Rate: competitive
Posted: 16 days ago
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Rate: £260 - £320 per day + competitive
Posted: 22 days ago
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Rate: £300 - £350 per day
Posted: 24 days ago
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Rate: competitive
Posted: 27 days ago