The table below looks at the statistics for SQL skills in IT contracts advertised for the Liverpool 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 2 9 3
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -6
Contract jobs citing SQL 64 23 35
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Liverpool 21.84% 12.04% 19.55%
As % of the Programming Languages category 59.81% 34.33% 57.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 29 14 19
Average daily rate
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£313 £305 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.45% -9.62%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £155 £264 £164
10% offered a daily rate of more than £403 £445 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 0
Average hourly rate £21.50 £13.71 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+56.81% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £28.31 £26.00 £26.50
% change year-on-year
+8.89% -1.88%
SQL
Merseyside

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

Programming Languages Category
Liverpool
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
107 67 61
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Liverpool 36.52% 35.08% 34.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 44 38 40
Average daily rate £330 £325 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.53% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £135 £265 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £473 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £370 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+5.71% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 0
Average hourly rate £21.50 £30.00 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-28.33% -
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 Liverpool

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

SQL Jobs Demand Trend in Liverpool

SQL
Daily Rate Trend in Liverpool

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

SQL Daily Rate Trend in Liverpool

SQL
Daily Rate Histogram in Liverpool

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

SQL Daily Rate Histogram in Liverpool

SQL
Hourly Rate Trend in Liverpool

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

SQL Hourly Rate Trend in Liverpool

SQL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Liverpool

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Liverpool 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 33 (33.67%) SQL Server
2 27 (27.55%) Windows
3 24 (24.49%) ETL
3 24 (24.49%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 22 (22.45%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 22 (22.45%) Microsoft
4 22 (22.45%) ITIL
4 22 (22.45%) Finance
5 19 (19.39%) Oracle
5 19 (19.39%) Business Intelligence
5 19 (19.39%) SQL Server 2008
6 18 (18.37%) Data Warehouse
7 17 (17.35%) Agile Software Development
8 16 (16.33%) DB2
9 14 (14.29%) IBM
10 13 (13.27%) SSL
11 12 (12.24%) UNIX
11 12 (12.24%) zOS
11 12 (12.24%) Middleware
11 12 (12.24%) Mainframe
11 12 (12.24%) Time Sharing Option
12 11 (11.22%) T-SQL
13 10 (10.20%) .NET
13 10 (10.20%) Sybase
13 10 (10.20%) C#
13 10 (10.20%) PL/SQL
13 10 (10.20%) BusinessObjects
14 9 (9.18%) Teradata
14 9 (9.18%) SDLC
14 9 (9.18%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)

SQL
Top Related IT Skills in Liverpool by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Liverpool 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 7 (7.14%) IIS
1 7 (7.14%) MQSeries
2 6 (6.12%) CICS
3 3 (3.06%) Oracle Workflow
3 3 (3.06%) SAS
4 2 (2.04%) Oracle Service Bus
4 2 (2.04%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 1 (1.02%) SharePoint
Applications
1 8 (8.16%) MS Excel
2 5 (5.10%) MS PowerPoint
3 3 (3.06%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 4 (4.08%) Oracle EBS
1 4 (4.08%) Oracle EBS R12
2 2 (2.04%) Oracle Payables
2 2 (2.04%) Oracle Applications
3 1 (1.02%) Dynamics NAV
3 1 (1.02%) Oracle HRMS
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.02%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (1.02%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (1.02%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 13 (13.27%) SSL
2 7 (7.14%) SSH
2 7 (7.14%) Kerberos
3 6 (6.12%) DNS
3 6 (6.12%) SMTP
3 6 (6.12%) FTP
3 6 (6.12%) HTTP
3 6 (6.12%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 33 (33.67%) SQL Server
2 24 (24.49%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 22 (22.45%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 19 (19.39%) SQL Server 2008
5 18 (18.37%) Data Warehouse
6 16 (16.33%) DB2
7 10 (10.20%) BusinessObjects
8 8 (8.16%) Oracle BI EE
9 7 (7.14%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 5 (5.10%) Relational Database
10 5 (5.10%) OLTP
11 4 (4.08%) MySQL
11 4 (4.08%) Oracle Reports
12 3 (3.06%) QlikView
12 3 (3.06%) RDBMS
12 3 (3.06%) Oracle BI Publisher
13 2 (2.04%) Crystal Reports
14 1 (1.02%) OLAP
14 1 (1.02%) VLDB
14 1 (1.02%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 9 (9.18%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
2 7 (7.14%) SoapUI
3 4 (4.08%) Selenium
4 3 (3.06%) Subversion
4 3 (3.06%) JUnit
4 3 (3.06%) eggPlant
5 2 (2.04%) Ant
5 2 (2.04%) Maven
5 2 (2.04%) JIRA
5 2 (2.04%) Team Foundation Server
5 2 (2.04%) Cucumber
6 1 (1.02%) Visual Studio
6 1 (1.02%) LoadRunner
6 1 (1.02%) Bugzilla
6 1 (1.02%) MSBuild
General
1 22 (22.45%) Finance
2 8 (8.16%) Banking
3 4 (4.08%) Retail
4 1 (1.02%) Back Office
4 1 (1.02%) Manufacturing
4 1 (1.02%) Advertising
4 1 (1.02%) Games
Job Titles
1 38 (38.78%) Analyst
2 22 (22.45%) Developer
3 17 (17.35%) Support Analyst
4 14 (14.29%) Applications Support
5 10 (10.20%) Applications Support Analyst
5 10 (10.20%) SQL Developer
6 7 (7.14%) Teradata Analyst
7 6 (6.12%) Test Analyst
7 6 (6.12%) Security Engineer
7 6 (6.12%) Information Security Engineer
8 5 (5.10%) Business Intelligence Developer
8 5 (5.10%) DBA
9 4 (4.08%) Consultant
9 4 (4.08%) DB2 DBA
10 3 (3.06%) Business Developer
10 3 (3.06%) Architect
10 3 (3.06%) Data Analyst
10 3 (3.06%) Oracle Developer
10 3 (3.06%) Information Analyst
11 2 (2.04%) Business Intelligence Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (12.24%) Middleware
2 10 (10.20%) .NET
3 8 (8.16%) XML
4 7 (7.14%) ISPF
5 5 (5.10%) HTML
6 4 (4.08%) Oracle Fusion
7 3 (3.06%) SOAP
8 2 (2.04%) ASP.NET
8 2 (2.04%) MDX
9 1 (1.02%) CakePHP
9 1 (1.02%) JSON
9 1 (1.02%) ASP.NET Web API
9 1 (1.02%) ADO.NET
9 1 (1.02%) Web Services
9 1 (1.02%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 12 (12.24%) Mainframe
2 9 (9.18%) Analytical Skills
3 6 (6.12%) Clustering
4 4 (4.08%) NHS
4 4 (4.08%) Mobile App
5 3 (3.06%) Informatics
5 3 (3.06%) Data Extraction
6 2 (2.04%) PKI
7 1 (1.02%) Blackberry
7 1 (1.02%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 27 (27.55%) Windows
2 12 (12.24%) zOS
2 12 (12.24%) UNIX
3 7 (7.14%) Windows Server 2008
3 7 (7.14%) Windows Server 2003
4 3 (3.06%) Windows Mobile
4 3 (3.06%) Windows XP
5 2 (2.04%) VMS
5 2 (2.04%) OpenVMS
5 2 (2.04%) Linux
5 2 (2.04%) Windows CE
5 2 (2.04%) Windows 7
6 1 (1.02%) Apple iOS
6 1 (1.02%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (24.49%) ETL
2 22 (22.45%) ITIL
3 19 (19.39%) Business Intelligence
4 17 (17.35%) Agile Software Development
5 9 (9.18%) SDLC
6 7 (7.14%) Waterfall
6 7 (7.14%) Performance Tuning
6 7 (7.14%) Information Security
6 7 (7.14%) Requirements Analysis
6 7 (7.14%) System Testing
7 6 (6.12%) Data Transformation
7 6 (6.12%) Test Automation
7 6 (6.12%) Patch Management
8 5 (5.10%) Performance Testing
8 5 (5.10%) SOA
8 5 (5.10%) Migration
8 5 (5.10%) E-Commerce
9 4 (4.08%) Data Analysis
9 4 (4.08%) Integration Testing
9 4 (4.08%) Data Migration
Programming Languages
1 11 (11.22%) T-SQL
2 10 (10.20%) C#
2 10 (10.20%) PL/SQL
3 8 (8.16%) REXX
4 7 (7.14%) JCL
5 6 (6.12%) Java
6 5 (5.10%) C
7 3 (3.06%) C++
7 3 (3.06%) PowerShell
8 2 (2.04%) CLIST
8 2 (2.04%) Assembly Language
8 2 (2.04%) PHP
9 1 (1.02%) VBScript
9 1 (1.02%) VB
9 1 (1.02%) JavaScript
9 1 (1.02%) Perl
9 1 (1.02%) Shell Script
9 1 (1.02%) LINC
9 1 (1.02%) PHP5
Qualifications
1 6 (6.12%) Microsoft Certification
1 6 (6.12%) ITIL Certification
1 6 (6.12%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
1 6 (6.12%) MCP
2 4 (4.08%) SC Cleared
2 4 (4.08%) Security Cleared
3 2 (2.04%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 2 (2.04%) ISEB
4 1 (1.02%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (4.08%) QA
System Software
1 12 (12.24%) Time Sharing Option
2 7 (7.14%) Job Entry Subsystem
2 7 (7.14%) RACF
3 6 (6.12%) VMware ESX
3 6 (6.12%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (6.12%) Active Directory
3 6 (6.12%) VMware ESXi
4 1 (1.02%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 6 (6.12%) OMEGAMON
1 6 (6.12%) zSecure
2 2 (2.04%) BladeLogic
3 1 (1.02%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 22 (22.45%) Microsoft
2 19 (19.39%) Oracle
3 14 (14.29%) IBM
4 10 (10.20%) Sybase
5 9 (9.18%) Teradata
6 7 (7.14%) CA
6 7 (7.14%) MicroStrategy
6 7 (7.14%) VMware
7 6 (6.12%) Cognos
7 6 (6.12%) Tableau
8 2 (2.04%) Unisys
9 1 (1.02%) SAP
9 1 (1.02%) HP
9 1 (1.02%) Netezza
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