The table below looks at the statistics for SQL skills in IT contracts advertised for the Manchester region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SQL over the 3 months to 3 September 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
3 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Structured Query Language (SQL)
Rank 5 9 4
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -5
Contract jobs citing SQL 244 170 172
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 12.96% 12.79% 14.37%
As % of the Programming Languages category 38.36% 35.64% 40.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 162 124 105
Average daily rate
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£338 £311 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.43% -4.23%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £210 £247
10% offered a daily rate of more than £488 £425 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £339 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.32% +4.23%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 8 3
Average hourly rate £37.50 £18.75 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+100.00% -16.66%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £28.13 £26.33
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +6.83%
SQL
North West

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

Programming Languages Category
Manchester
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
636 477 424
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 33.79% 35.89% 35.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 394 308 257
Average daily rate £350 £325 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £425 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £374 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+6.85% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 23 12 9
Average hourly rate £37.50 £18.00 £23.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+108.33% -24.21%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.00 £12.50 £19.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.35 £30.00 £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.00 £35.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+11.42% +2.94%

SQL
Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

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

SQL Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

SQL
Daily Rate Trend in Manchester

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

SQL Daily Rate Trend in Manchester

SQL
Daily Rate Histogram in Manchester

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

SQL Daily Rate Histogram in Manchester

SQL
Hourly Rate Trend in Manchester

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

SQL Hourly Rate Trend in Manchester

SQL
Hourly Rate Histogram in Manchester

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing SQL across the Manchester region over the 3 months to 3 September 2015.

SQL Hourly Rate Histogram in Manchester

SQL
Contract Job Locations in Manchester

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing SQL within the Manchester region over the 3 months to 3 September 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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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
Stockport -5 5 £300 +0.84% 17
Wigan +2 4 £213 -22.72% 4
Salford +3 3 £275 -15.38% 1
Altrincham +2 2 £375 +25.00% 7
Oldham - 2 - - 1
Rochdale - 1 - - 1
Sale - 1 - - 1
SQL
North West

SQL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 3 September 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Manchester 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.

1 113 (27.23%) SQL Server
2 111 (26.75%) Finance
3 88 (21.20%) Oracle
4 71 (17.11%) Business Intelligence
5 70 (16.87%) T-SQL
6 67 (16.14%) Data Warehouse
7 65 (15.66%) Microsoft
8 64 (15.42%) Migration
9 54 (13.01%) .NET
10 53 (12.77%) Agile Software Development
11 52 (12.53%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 51 (12.29%) C#
12 51 (12.29%) Windows
13 50 (12.05%) SQL Server Integration Services
14 45 (10.84%) JavaScript
15 42 (10.12%) ETL
15 42 (10.12%) SQL Server 2008
16 38 (9.16%) VMware
17 36 (8.67%) Oracle EBS
17 36 (8.67%) CSS
18 33 (7.95%) HTML
18 33 (7.95%) Data Migration
19 31 (7.47%) Oracle EBS R12
20 29 (6.99%) QA
20 29 (6.99%) TDD
20 29 (6.99%) PL/SQL
20 29 (6.99%) Linux
21 28 (6.75%) ASP.NET
22 27 (6.51%) MS Excel
22 27 (6.51%) MySQL

SQL
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 3 September 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Manchester 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 16 (3.86%) SharePoint
2 14 (3.37%) SAS
3 8 (1.93%) Apache
4 7 (1.69%) BizTalk Server
4 7 (1.69%) MS Exchange
5 6 (1.45%) WebLogic
5 6 (1.45%) IIS
5 6 (1.45%) CMS
6 5 (1.20%) Oracle Service Bus
6 5 (1.20%) Exchange Server 2010
6 5 (1.20%) Oracle SOA Suite
7 4 (0.96%) SharePoint 2010
7 4 (0.96%) Zope
7 4 (0.96%) Oracle Workflow
8 3 (0.72%) LiveLink
8 3 (0.72%) Tomcat
8 3 (0.72%) IBM Notes
9 2 (0.48%) Lync
9 2 (0.48%) LiveCycle
9 2 (0.48%) JBoss
Applications
1 27 (6.51%) MS Excel
2 11 (2.65%) MS Office
3 3 (0.72%) MS PowerPoint
3 3 (0.72%) Spreadsheet
3 3 (0.72%) PowerPivot
4 2 (0.48%) SPSS
5 1 (0.24%) MS Project
5 1 (0.24%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 36 (8.67%) Oracle EBS
2 31 (7.47%) Oracle EBS R12
3 7 (1.69%) Oracle Payroll
4 6 (1.45%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 5 (1.20%) Oracle BPM
6 4 (0.96%) Oracle General Ledger
6 4 (0.96%) Oracle iProcurement
6 4 (0.96%) Oracle Applications
7 3 (0.72%) PeopleSoft HRMS
7 3 (0.72%) Agresso
8 2 (0.48%) Oracle Financials
8 2 (0.48%) Dynamics CRM
8 2 (0.48%) ResourceLink
8 2 (0.48%) Oracle Financial Analyzer
8 2 (0.48%) Remedy AR System
8 2 (0.48%) Oracle Payables
8 2 (0.48%) Oracle Receivables
9 1 (0.24%) Oracle TCA
9 1 (0.24%) Magento
9 1 (0.24%) Unica
Cloud Services
1 8 (1.93%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (0.48%) Office 365
2 2 (0.48%) IaaS
3 1 (0.24%) Mimecast
3 1 (0.24%) Google Analytics
3 1 (0.24%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 11 (2.65%) SAN
2 8 (1.93%) DNS
3 6 (1.45%) Firewall
4 4 (0.96%) Internet
4 4 (0.96%) LAN
4 4 (0.96%) VoIP
4 4 (0.96%) DHCP
5 3 (0.72%) HTTP
6 2 (0.48%) SNMP
6 2 (0.48%) VPN
6 2 (0.48%) SSL
6 2 (0.48%) FTP
6 2 (0.48%) WAN
6 2 (0.48%) SMTP
6 2 (0.48%) SMS
6 2 (0.48%) Extranet
6 2 (0.48%) RTP
6 2 (0.48%) SSH
6 2 (0.48%) NetScaler
7 1 (0.24%) OpenScape
Database & Business Intelligence
1 113 (27.23%) SQL Server
2 67 (16.14%) Data Warehouse
3 52 (12.53%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 50 (12.05%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 42 (10.12%) SQL Server 2008
6 27 (6.51%) MySQL
7 26 (6.27%) Oracle BI EE
7 26 (6.27%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 25 (6.02%) SQL Server 2012
9 22 (5.30%) Oracle Database
10 16 (3.86%) QlikView
10 16 (3.86%) BusinessObjects
11 14 (3.37%) Oracle Reports
11 14 (3.37%) Oracle Database 11g
12 12 (2.89%) Oracle ODI
12 12 (2.89%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
13 8 (1.93%) Relational Database
13 8 (1.93%) SQL Server 2005
14 6 (1.45%) Oracle OWB
14 6 (1.45%) OLAP
Development Applications
1 18 (4.34%) Team Foundation Server
2 17 (4.10%) Visual Studio
3 14 (3.37%) SoapUI
3 14 (3.37%) Git (software)
4 12 (2.89%) Oracle Forms
5 8 (1.93%) Selenium
6 7 (1.69%) Toad
7 6 (1.45%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
7 6 (1.45%) WiX
7 6 (1.45%) MSBuild
8 5 (1.20%) Jenkins
8 5 (1.20%) LoadRunner
8 5 (1.20%) PeopleTools
9 4 (0.96%) Subversion
10 3 (0.72%) Talend Open Studio
10 3 (0.72%) TeamCity
11 2 (0.48%) Oracle APEX
11 2 (0.48%) NUnit
12 1 (0.24%) JUnit
12 1 (0.24%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 111 (26.75%) Finance
2 24 (5.78%) Local Government
3 17 (4.10%) Banking
4 14 (3.37%) Telecoms
5 13 (3.13%) Marketing
6 11 (2.65%) Retail
7 7 (1.69%) Manufacturing
8 6 (1.45%) Electronics
8 6 (1.45%) Legal
9 5 (1.20%) Multimedia
10 4 (0.96%) General Ledger
11 3 (0.72%) Advertising
12 2 (0.48%) Law
12 2 (0.48%) Back Office
12 2 (0.48%) Retail Banking
13 1 (0.24%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 168 (40.48%) Developer
2 102 (24.58%) Analyst
3 49 (11.81%) SQL Developer
4 41 (9.88%) Consultant
5 39 (9.40%) DBA
6 26 (6.27%) SQL DBA
7 25 (6.02%) .NET Developer
8 22 (5.30%) Test Analyst
9 21 (5.06%) Data Analyst
9 21 (5.06%) Oracle Consultant
10 20 (4.82%) Business Analyst
11 17 (4.10%) Architect
12 15 (3.61%) Business Intelligence Developer
13 14 (3.37%) Oracle Developer
14 12 (2.89%) C# Developer
14 12 (2.89%) Infrastructure Engineer
14 12 (2.89%) Support Analyst
15 11 (2.65%) Functional Consultant
15 11 (2.65%) 2nd Line Support
15 11 (2.65%) Business Intelligence Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 54 (13.01%) .NET
2 36 (8.67%) CSS
3 33 (7.95%) HTML
4 28 (6.75%) ASP.NET
5 22 (5.30%) Web Services
6 21 (5.06%) WCF
6 21 (5.06%) jQuery
7 18 (4.34%) XML
8 17 (4.10%) SOAP
9 15 (3.61%) LINQ
9 15 (3.61%) Django
10 13 (3.13%) Entity Framework
11 12 (2.89%) .NET Framework
12 10 (2.41%) Ajax
12 10 (2.41%) Middleware
13 9 (2.17%) ASP.NET MVC
14 8 (1.93%) RESTful
15 7 (1.69%) Qt
15 7 (1.69%) HTML5
15 7 (1.69%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 25 (6.02%) Analytical Skills
2 21 (5.06%) NHS
3 14 (3.37%) Data Centre
4 12 (2.89%) Enterprise Software
5 10 (2.41%) Clustering
6 6 (1.45%) DTV
6 6 (1.45%) Replication
7 5 (1.20%) Management Information System
7 5 (1.20%) Data Extraction
8 4 (0.96%) Data Integration
8 4 (0.96%) Statistics
9 3 (0.72%) Mobile App
9 3 (0.72%) User Experience
10 2 (0.48%) Algorithms
10 2 (0.48%) Fat Client
10 2 (0.48%) Data Conversion
10 2 (0.48%) Informatics
10 2 (0.48%) Mathematics
10 2 (0.48%) Thin Client
10 2 (0.48%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 51 (12.29%) Windows
2 29 (6.99%) Linux
3 16 (3.86%) UNIX
4 13 (3.13%) Windows Server 2008
5 12 (2.89%) Windows Server 2012
6 7 (1.69%) Windows Server 2003
7 4 (0.96%) HPUX
7 4 (0.96%) Windows 7
7 4 (0.96%) Apple iOS
7 4 (0.96%) Android
8 3 (0.72%) Solaris
9 2 (0.48%) AIX
9 2 (0.48%) Windows XP
9 2 (0.48%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 1 (0.24%) Mac OS X
10 1 (0.24%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 71 (17.11%) Business Intelligence
2 64 (15.42%) Migration
3 53 (12.77%) Agile Software Development
4 42 (10.12%) ETL
5 33 (7.95%) Data Migration
6 29 (6.99%) TDD
7 27 (6.51%) MVC
8 26 (6.27%) Data Analysis
9 24 (5.78%) CRM
10 23 (5.54%) Scrum
11 21 (5.06%) Analytics
12 19 (4.58%) ITIL
13 18 (4.34%) Continuous Integration
14 17 (4.10%) Unit Testing
14 17 (4.10%) Workflow
14 17 (4.10%) Performance Tuning
15 16 (3.86%) OO
16 14 (3.37%) Test Scripting
17 13 (3.13%) SOA
18 12 (2.89%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 70 (16.87%) T-SQL
2 51 (12.29%) C#
3 45 (10.84%) JavaScript
4 29 (6.99%) PL/SQL
5 19 (4.58%) Java
6 13 (3.13%) VB
7 12 (2.89%) C++
8 11 (2.65%) VBA
8 11 (2.65%) Python
9 10 (2.41%) PHP
10 7 (1.69%) Perl
11 5 (1.20%) PowerShell
12 4 (0.96%) Groovy
13 3 (0.72%) PeopleCode
13 3 (0.72%) VBScript
13 3 (0.72%) Bash Shell
14 2 (0.48%) Shell Script
14 2 (0.48%) VB6
15 1 (0.24%) X++
15 1 (0.24%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 24 (5.78%) Security Cleared
2 19 (4.58%) SC Cleared
3 14 (3.37%) Microsoft Certification
4 10 (2.41%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 10 (2.41%) ISEB
5 8 (1.93%) Degree
6 7 (1.69%) CCNA
6 7 (1.69%) Citrix Certification
6 7 (1.69%) Cisco Certification
7 6 (1.45%) CCA
8 5 (1.20%) MCSE
9 4 (0.96%) MCSA
9 4 (0.96%) MCITP
10 3 (0.72%) MCP
11 2 (0.48%) ISTQB
11 2 (0.48%) MCTS
11 2 (0.48%) BC Cleared
11 2 (0.48%) CTC Cleared
12 1 (0.24%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
12 1 (0.24%) Oracle Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 29 (6.99%) QA
2 2 (0.48%) SLA
3 1 (0.24%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (0.24%) Data Quality
System Software
1 19 (4.58%) VMware Infrastructure
2 15 (3.61%) Active Directory
3 13 (3.13%) Hyper-V
4 6 (1.45%) XenDesktop
5 3 (0.72%) XenApp
5 3 (0.72%) VMware ESX
6 2 (0.48%) Microsoft App-V
6 2 (0.48%) vSphere
7 1 (0.24%) Microsoft Virtual Server
7 1 (0.24%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 16 (3.86%) SCOM
2 13 (3.13%) HP Quality Center
2 13 (3.13%) SCCM
3 7 (1.69%) Backup Exec
4 3 (0.72%) Hyperic
4 3 (0.72%) McAfee ePO
5 2 (0.48%) Norton AntiVirus
5 2 (0.48%) NetBackup
6 1 (0.24%) Tivoli Storage Manager
6 1 (0.24%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
6 1 (0.24%) Oracle Identity Management
6 1 (0.24%) Oracle EDQ
6 1 (0.24%) WMI
6 1 (0.24%) WSUS
Vendors
1 88 (21.20%) Oracle
2 65 (15.66%) Microsoft
3 38 (9.16%) VMware
4 26 (6.27%) Citrix
5 16 (3.86%) HP
6 13 (3.13%) SAP
6 13 (3.13%) Teradata
7 12 (2.89%) Cisco
8 11 (2.65%) McAfee
9 10 (2.41%) Symantec
9 10 (2.41%) PeopleSoft
9 10 (2.41%) Informatica
10 9 (2.17%) Sophos
11 6 (1.45%) Veeam
12 5 (1.20%) Telerik
13 4 (0.96%) Cognos
14 3 (0.72%) Siebel
14 3 (0.72%) EMC
14 3 (0.72%) Clearswift
14 3 (0.72%) CheckPoint
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