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 30 June 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
30 Jun 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Structured Query Language (SQL)
Rank 3 5 12
Rank change year-on-year
+2 +7
Contract jobs citing SQL 42 20 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Liverpool 16.15% 13.61% 7.35%
As % of the Programming Languages category 59.15% 37.74% 33.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 12 6
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£316 £330 £376
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.16% -12.29%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £189 £191 £344
10% offered a daily rate of more than £440 £471 £463
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £330 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.03% +1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Average hourly rate £19.98 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.30 £30.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-23.60% +10.90%
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
71 53 30
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Liverpool 27.31% 36.05% 22.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 35 27 16
Average daily rate £325 £400 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-18.75% +14.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £218 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £472 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 0
Average hourly rate £19.98 £15.00 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+33.20% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.45 £36.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+4.02% +5.88%

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 30 June 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 30 June 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 20 (28.99%) Microsoft
2 16 (23.19%) SQL Server
3 15 (21.74%) Oracle
4 14 (20.29%) Windows
5 13 (18.84%) Data Warehouse
6 12 (17.39%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 11 (15.94%) UNIX
8 10 (14.49%) T-SQL
8 10 (14.49%) Finance
8 10 (14.49%) Agile Software Development
8 10 (14.49%) SDLC
9 9 (13.04%) PL/SQL
9 9 (13.04%) DB2
9 9 (13.04%) Business Intelligence
9 9 (13.04%) Microsoft Certification
9 9 (13.04%) ETL
10 7 (10.14%) HTTP
10 7 (10.14%) SSL
10 7 (10.14%) ITIL
10 7 (10.14%) IIS
10 7 (10.14%) REXX
10 7 (10.14%) Windows Server 2003
10 7 (10.14%) Migration
10 7 (10.14%) VMware
10 7 (10.14%) Analytical Skills
10 7 (10.14%) Performance Tuning
10 7 (10.14%) Integration Testing
10 7 (10.14%) Windows Server 2008
11 6 (8.70%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 6 (8.70%) Data Migration

SQL
Top Related IT Skills in Liverpool by Category

For the 6 months to 30 June 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 (10.14%) IIS
2 2 (2.90%) WebLogic
2 2 (2.90%) SharePoint
2 2 (2.90%) SAS
3 1 (1.45%) CICS
3 1 (1.45%) Oracle Service Bus
3 1 (1.45%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 1 (1.45%) MQSeries
Applications
1 5 (7.25%) MS PowerPoint
2 4 (5.80%) MS Excel
3 2 (2.90%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 3 (4.35%) Oracle EBS R12
2 2 (2.90%) Oracle Financials
3 1 (1.45%) Oracle EBS
3 1 (1.45%) Oracle HRMS
3 1 (1.45%) Oracle Applications
3 1 (1.45%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.90%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (1.45%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (10.14%) HTTP
1 7 (10.14%) SSL
2 6 (8.70%) Firewall
2 6 (8.70%) SMTP
2 6 (8.70%) FTP
2 6 (8.70%) DNS
3 1 (1.45%) Kerberos
3 1 (1.45%) SSH
3 1 (1.45%) DAB
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (23.19%) SQL Server
2 13 (18.84%) Data Warehouse
3 12 (17.39%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 9 (13.04%) DB2
5 6 (8.70%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 6 (8.70%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 5 (7.25%) OLTP
6 5 (7.25%) Oracle Reports
7 4 (5.80%) SQL Server 2012
7 4 (5.80%) Relational Database
7 4 (5.80%) Oracle BI EE
7 4 (5.80%) SQL Server 2008
7 4 (5.80%) SQL Server 2005
8 3 (4.35%) QlikView
8 3 (4.35%) MySQL
8 3 (4.35%) Oracle ODI
9 2 (2.90%) Oracle Database
9 2 (2.90%) Crystal Reports
9 2 (2.90%) RDBMS
10 1 (1.45%) VLDB
Development Applications
1 2 (2.90%) Visual Studio
1 2 (2.90%) SoapUI
2 1 (1.45%) MSBuild
2 1 (1.45%) Git (software)
2 1 (1.45%) Ant
General
1 10 (14.49%) Finance
2 4 (5.80%) Retail
3 3 (4.35%) Manufacturing
4 1 (1.45%) Advertising
4 1 (1.45%) Banking
4 1 (1.45%) Local Government
4 1 (1.45%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 21 (30.43%) Analyst
2 19 (27.54%) Developer
3 9 (13.04%) DBA
3 9 (13.04%) Test Analyst
3 9 (13.04%) SQL Developer
4 6 (8.70%) Support Analyst
5 5 (7.25%) Consultant
5 5 (7.25%) SQL DBA
5 5 (7.25%) Administrator
5 5 (7.25%) Business Intelligence Developer
6 4 (5.80%) DB2 DBA
6 4 (5.80%) Teradata Analyst
6 4 (5.80%) IT Support
6 4 (5.80%) IT Support Analyst
6 4 (5.80%) Applications Support
7 3 (4.35%) Architect
7 3 (4.35%) Oracle Consultant
8 2 (2.90%) Information Analyst
8 2 (2.90%) Technical Analyst
8 2 (2.90%) PHP Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (8.70%) XML
2 4 (5.80%) .NET
2 4 (5.80%) Middleware
3 3 (4.35%) HTML
4 2 (2.90%) XSLT
4 2 (2.90%) MDX
4 2 (2.90%) ASP.NET
5 1 (1.45%) CSS
5 1 (1.45%) Servlets
5 1 (1.45%) Web Services
5 1 (1.45%) J2EE
5 1 (1.45%) ADO.NET
5 1 (1.45%) XSD
5 1 (1.45%) Spring MVC
5 1 (1.45%) CakePHP
5 1 (1.45%) Oracle Fusion
5 1 (1.45%) AngularJS
5 1 (1.45%) ASP.NET Web API
5 1 (1.45%) Hibernate
5 1 (1.45%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 7 (10.14%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (8.70%) Mainframe
2 6 (8.70%) Clustering
3 3 (4.35%) Replication
3 3 (4.35%) NHS
4 1 (1.45%) Blackberry
4 1 (1.45%) PKI
4 1 (1.45%) Informatics
4 1 (1.45%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 14 (20.29%) Windows
2 11 (15.94%) UNIX
3 7 (10.14%) Windows Server 2003
3 7 (10.14%) Windows Server 2008
4 6 (8.70%) zOS
5 5 (7.25%) Windows XP
6 4 (5.80%) VMS
6 4 (5.80%) OpenVMS
7 1 (1.45%) Android
7 1 (1.45%) Windows 7
7 1 (1.45%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (14.49%) Agile Software Development
1 10 (14.49%) SDLC
2 9 (13.04%) ETL
2 9 (13.04%) Business Intelligence
3 7 (10.14%) ITIL
3 7 (10.14%) Migration
3 7 (10.14%) Integration Testing
3 7 (10.14%) Performance Tuning
4 6 (8.70%) Patch Management
4 6 (8.70%) Data Migration
5 5 (7.25%) User Acceptance Testing
5 5 (7.25%) System Testing
5 5 (7.25%) E-Commerce
6 4 (5.80%) Requirements Analysis
6 4 (5.80%) Waterfall
6 4 (5.80%) System Integration Testing
7 3 (4.35%) Data Transformation
7 3 (4.35%) Project Planning
7 3 (4.35%) Stakeholder Management
7 3 (4.35%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 10 (14.49%) T-SQL
2 9 (13.04%) PL/SQL
3 7 (10.14%) REXX
4 6 (8.70%) JCL
4 6 (8.70%) Java
5 5 (7.25%) C
6 4 (5.80%) C#
7 2 (2.90%) PHP
8 1 (1.45%) XQuery
8 1 (1.45%) Assembly Language
8 1 (1.45%) JavaScript
8 1 (1.45%) Perl
8 1 (1.45%) PHP5
8 1 (1.45%) PowerShell
8 1 (1.45%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 9 (13.04%) Microsoft Certification
2 6 (8.70%) ITIL Certification
2 6 (8.70%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 6 (8.70%) MCP
3 5 (7.25%) ISTQB
4 3 (4.35%) ISEB
5 2 (2.90%) SC Cleared
5 2 (2.90%) Security Cleared
5 2 (2.90%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (4.35%) QA
System Software
1 6 (8.70%) Active Directory
1 6 (8.70%) VMware ESX
1 6 (8.70%) VMware Infrastructure
1 6 (8.70%) VMware ESXi
2 1 (1.45%) Hyper-V
2 1 (1.45%) RACF
Systems Management
1 6 (8.70%) OMEGAMON
2 1 (1.45%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 20 (28.99%) Microsoft
2 15 (21.74%) Oracle
3 7 (10.14%) VMware
4 6 (8.70%) IBM
5 5 (7.25%) Teradata
5 5 (7.25%) Business Objects
6 3 (4.35%) Cognos
6 3 (4.35%) Sybase
6 3 (4.35%) MicroStrategy
6 3 (4.35%) Tableau
7 1 (1.45%) ATG
7 1 (1.45%) HP
7 1 (1.45%) CA
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