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 4 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
4 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Structured Query Language (SQL)
Rank 4 4 2
Rank change year-on-year
0 -2
Contract jobs citing SQL 236 210 144
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 15.15% 17.30% 15.32%
As % of the Programming Languages category 44.53% 44.87% 37.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 151 131 82
Average daily rate
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£350 £335 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.47% +11.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £215 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £398
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 3 3
Average hourly rate £24.50 £33.00 £21.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-25.75% +57.14%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.25 £21.26 £11.80
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £28.50 £33.00 £28.20
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £27.20 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+10.29% -1.09%
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
530 468 384
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 34.02% 38.55% 40.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 361 298 216
Average daily rate £350 £338 £315
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.70% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £235 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £400 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 7 14
Average hourly rate £32.50 £25.00 £31.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+30.00% -20.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £24.00 £12.50 £17.05
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £33.00 £37.50
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 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 4 March 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
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 4 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
Salford +5 4 £325 -7.14% 1
Bolton +6 2 £175 - 8
Stockport +2 1 £325 +20.93% 14
Sale 0 1 - - 1
Bury -4 1 £275 -26.66% 4
Oldham - 1 £450 - 3
Rochdale - - - -
Wigan - - - - 7
Cheadle - - - -
Altrincham - - - - 12
Ashton-under-Lyne - - - -
SQL
North West

SQL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 4 March 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.

1 141 (31.83%) SQL Server
2 119 (26.86%) Finance
3 110 (24.83%) Oracle
4 87 (19.64%) T-SQL
5 82 (18.51%) Business Intelligence
6 79 (17.83%) Agile Software Development
7 78 (17.61%) .NET
8 73 (16.48%) Microsoft
9 67 (15.12%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 67 (15.12%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 60 (13.54%) JavaScript
11 57 (12.87%) C#
12 53 (11.96%) XML
13 52 (11.74%) Web Services
13 52 (11.74%) HTML
13 52 (11.74%) Data Warehouse
14 49 (11.06%) PL/SQL
15 48 (10.84%) Windows
16 44 (9.93%) SQL Server 2008
17 41 (9.26%) Linux
17 41 (9.26%) CSS
18 40 (9.03%) Java
18 40 (9.03%) Oracle Database
19 39 (8.80%) ETL
19 39 (8.80%) jQuery
20 38 (8.58%) OO
21 37 (8.35%) SQL Server Analysis Services
22 36 (8.13%) ASP.NET
23 33 (7.45%) Migration
23 33 (7.45%) MVC

SQL
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 4 March 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 (3.61%) SAS
2 13 (2.93%) SharePoint
3 11 (2.48%) NetWeaver
4 10 (2.26%) MS Exchange
5 8 (1.81%) IIS
5 8 (1.81%) Apache
6 5 (1.13%) CMS
7 4 (0.90%) SharePoint 2013
7 4 (0.90%) WebSphere
7 4 (0.90%) Oracle Workflow
7 4 (0.90%) BizTalk Server
8 3 (0.68%) JBoss
8 3 (0.68%) TIBCO EMS
8 3 (0.68%) Exchange Server 2003
8 3 (0.68%) Exchange Server 2010
8 3 (0.68%) Oracle Service Bus
8 3 (0.68%) SharePoint 2010
9 2 (0.45%) Apache Pig
9 2 (0.45%) nginx
10 1 (0.23%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 26 (5.87%) MS Excel
2 22 (4.97%) MS Office
3 3 (0.68%) MS PowerPoint
3 3 (0.68%) PowerPivot
4 2 (0.45%) InfoPath
4 2 (0.45%) Spreadsheet
5 1 (0.23%) MS Project
5 1 (0.23%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.23%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 19 (4.29%) Oracle EBS
2 11 (2.48%) Oracle Applications
2 11 (2.48%) Maximo
2 11 (2.48%) SAP SRM
3 10 (2.26%) Cognos Business Intelligence
3 10 (2.26%) Oracle EBS R12
4 5 (1.13%) Oracle Payables
5 4 (0.90%) Dynamics AX
5 4 (0.90%) Oracle 11i
6 3 (0.68%) Agresso
6 3 (0.68%) Oracle Payroll
6 3 (0.68%) Cognos TM1
6 3 (0.68%) SAP Oil and Gas
7 2 (0.45%) Oracle Receivables
7 2 (0.45%) Oracle Assets
7 2 (0.45%) Dynamics CRM
7 2 (0.45%) Oracle General Ledger
8 1 (0.23%) Oracle Financials
8 1 (0.23%) CSG Singleview
8 1 (0.23%) BusinessWorks
Cloud Services
1 8 (1.81%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (0.45%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (0.45%) Office 365
3 1 (0.23%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 11 (2.48%) SAN
1 11 (2.48%) LAN
2 10 (2.26%) HTTP
3 9 (2.03%) Firewall
4 6 (1.35%) TCP/IP
5 5 (1.13%) IP Telephony
5 5 (1.13%) VLAN
5 5 (1.13%) NetScaler
6 3 (0.68%) WAN
7 2 (0.45%) Internet
7 2 (0.45%) LDAP
8 1 (0.23%) VoIP
8 1 (0.23%) DMZ
8 1 (0.23%) Intranet
8 1 (0.23%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 141 (31.83%) SQL Server
2 67 (15.12%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 67 (15.12%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 52 (11.74%) Data Warehouse
4 44 (9.93%) SQL Server 2008
5 40 (9.03%) Oracle Database
6 37 (8.35%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 20 (4.51%) Oracle Reports
8 18 (4.06%) QlikView
9 17 (3.84%) Big Data
10 15 (3.39%) SAP BW
11 13 (2.93%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
12 12 (2.71%) Oracle Database 10g
12 12 (2.71%) BusinessObjects
13 11 (2.48%) Oracle Database 11g
14 10 (2.26%) SQL Server 2012
15 9 (2.03%) Hadoop
15 9 (2.03%) SQL Server 2005
15 9 (2.03%) NoSQL
15 9 (2.03%) Cognos Framework Manager
Development Applications
1 27 (6.09%) Git (software)
2 26 (5.87%) Subversion
3 17 (3.84%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
4 16 (3.61%) Oracle Forms
5 13 (2.93%) Visual Studio
5 13 (2.93%) Jenkins
6 10 (2.26%) Oracle APEX
7 8 (1.81%) SoapUI
7 8 (1.81%) JIRA
7 8 (1.81%) Selenium
7 8 (1.81%) Toad
8 5 (1.13%) Team Foundation Server
8 5 (1.13%) TeamCity
8 5 (1.13%) Hudson
9 3 (0.68%) Ant
9 3 (0.68%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 3 (0.68%) MorphX
10 2 (0.45%) Maven
10 2 (0.45%) Talend Open Studio
10 2 (0.45%) MSI
General
1 119 (26.86%) Finance
2 24 (5.42%) Retail
3 22 (4.97%) Banking
4 9 (2.03%) Advertising
5 6 (1.35%) Local Government
5 6 (1.35%) Marketing
6 3 (0.68%) Back Office
6 3 (0.68%) Telecoms
6 3 (0.68%) Publishing
6 3 (0.68%) Legal
6 3 (0.68%) Retail Banking
7 2 (0.45%) German Language
7 2 (0.45%) Manufacturing
7 2 (0.45%) Law
7 2 (0.45%) Games
8 1 (0.23%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 205 (46.28%) Developer
2 96 (21.67%) Analyst
3 42 (9.48%) SQL Developer
4 37 (8.35%) DBA
5 34 (7.67%) .NET Developer
6 33 (7.45%) Data Analyst
7 29 (6.55%) SQL DBA
8 28 (6.32%) Business Intelligence Developer
9 24 (5.42%) Consultant
10 22 (4.97%) Architect
10 22 (4.97%) C# Developer
11 21 (4.74%) PHP Developer
12 17 (3.84%) ASP.NET Developer
12 17 (3.84%) C# .NET Developer
13 15 (3.39%) Oracle Developer
14 13 (2.93%) Project Manager
14 13 (2.93%) Business Analyst
14 13 (2.93%) Support Analyst
14 13 (2.93%) C# ASP.NET Developer
15 11 (2.48%) Applications Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 78 (17.61%) .NET
2 53 (11.96%) XML
3 52 (11.74%) Web Services
3 52 (11.74%) HTML
4 41 (9.26%) CSS
5 39 (8.80%) jQuery
6 36 (8.13%) ASP.NET
7 28 (6.32%) .NET Framework
8 22 (4.97%) XSLT
9 20 (4.51%) ASP.NET MVC
10 19 (4.29%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
11 17 (3.84%) WCF
11 17 (3.84%) LAMP
12 16 (3.61%) Ajax
13 15 (3.39%) LINQ
14 13 (2.93%) RESTful
15 11 (2.48%) SOAP
15 11 (2.48%) XSD
15 11 (2.48%) RabbitMQ
16 10 (2.26%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 29 (6.55%) Analytical Skills
2 24 (5.42%) NHS
3 19 (4.29%) Open Source
4 10 (2.26%) Derivative
5 8 (1.81%) Mobile App
6 6 (1.35%) Data Structures
6 6 (1.35%) Data Extraction
6 6 (1.35%) Management Information System
6 6 (1.35%) Clustering
7 5 (1.13%) Blackberry
7 5 (1.13%) Replication
7 5 (1.13%) Computer Science
7 5 (1.13%) Life Science
7 5 (1.13%) Enterprise Software
8 4 (0.90%) User Experience
8 4 (0.90%) N-Tier
9 3 (0.68%) Client/Server
9 3 (0.68%) Video on Demand
10 2 (0.45%) Statistics
10 2 (0.45%) IPTV
Operating Systems
1 48 (10.84%) Windows
2 41 (9.26%) Linux
3 19 (4.29%) Windows Server 2008
4 12 (2.71%) Windows Server 2012
4 12 (2.71%) Windows Server 2003
5 9 (2.03%) Apple iOS
6 7 (1.58%) Windows 7
7 5 (1.13%) Windows XP
8 4 (0.90%) Android
8 4 (0.90%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 4 (0.90%) VMS
9 3 (0.68%) UNIX
10 2 (0.45%) HPUX
11 1 (0.23%) Solaris
11 1 (0.23%) AIX
11 1 (0.23%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 82 (18.51%) Business Intelligence
2 79 (17.83%) Agile Software Development
3 39 (8.80%) ETL
4 38 (8.58%) OO
5 33 (7.45%) Migration
5 33 (7.45%) MVC
6 25 (5.64%) TDD
7 23 (5.19%) CRM
7 23 (5.19%) Unit Testing
8 21 (4.74%) Data Analysis
8 21 (4.74%) Data Migration
9 19 (4.29%) Performance Tuning
9 19 (4.29%) SOA
9 19 (4.29%) E-Commerce
10 18 (4.06%) Web Development
11 17 (3.84%) Analytics
12 15 (3.39%) Scrum
13 13 (2.93%) ITIL
13 13 (2.93%) Data Modelling
13 13 (2.93%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 87 (19.64%) T-SQL
2 60 (13.54%) JavaScript
3 57 (12.87%) C#
4 49 (11.06%) PL/SQL
5 40 (9.03%) Java
6 33 (7.45%) VBA
7 21 (4.74%) PHP
8 13 (2.93%) Python
9 12 (2.71%) C++
10 9 (2.03%) VB
10 9 (2.03%) XPath
11 8 (1.81%) Groovy
12 6 (1.35%) PowerShell
12 6 (1.35%) Shell Script
13 5 (1.13%) C
13 5 (1.13%) Ruby
14 4 (0.90%) SAS Macro
15 3 (0.68%) VBScript
15 3 (0.68%) Perl
15 3 (0.68%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 17 (3.84%) Degree
2 12 (2.71%) Security Cleared
3 9 (2.03%) VCP4
4 7 (1.58%) SC Cleared
5 5 (1.13%) Microsoft Certification
5 5 (1.13%) DV Cleared
6 4 (0.90%) Cisco Certification
6 4 (0.90%) CCNA
6 4 (0.90%) MCSE
7 3 (0.68%) Oracle Certification
8 2 (0.45%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 2 (0.45%) ISEB
8 2 (0.45%) CCDA
8 2 (0.45%) CCDP
9 1 (0.23%) CISSP
9 1 (0.23%) ACCA
9 1 (0.23%) CISA
9 1 (0.23%) CISM
9 1 (0.23%) CIMA
9 1 (0.23%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 31 (7.00%) QA
2 4 (0.90%) Data Quality
2 4 (0.90%) SLA
3 1 (0.23%) PCI DSS
3 1 (0.23%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 17 (3.84%) Active Directory
2 8 (1.81%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (0.90%) Hyper-V
3 4 (0.90%) Oracle RMAN
4 2 (0.45%) vSphere
4 2 (0.45%) UAG
Systems Management
1 7 (1.58%) HP Quality Center
2 5 (1.13%) NetBackup
3 4 (0.90%) Data Guard
4 3 (0.68%) TIBCO Hawk
4 3 (0.68%) HP Data Protector
5 1 (0.23%) MAINVIEW
5 1 (0.23%) Norton AntiVirus
5 1 (0.23%) SCCM
5 1 (0.23%) SCOM
Vendors
1 110 (24.83%) Oracle
2 73 (16.48%) Microsoft
3 21 (4.74%) SAP
4 20 (4.51%) Business Objects
5 15 (3.39%) Red Hat
6 14 (3.16%) VMware
6 14 (3.16%) HP
6 14 (3.16%) Cognos
7 11 (2.48%) Teradata
8 10 (2.26%) Citrix
9 9 (2.03%) Cisco
10 8 (1.81%) IBM
11 7 (1.58%) Symantec
11 7 (1.58%) Northgate
12 6 (1.35%) Informatica
13 5 (1.13%) Apple
13 5 (1.13%) Jaspersoft
13 5 (1.13%) 3PAR
14 4 (0.90%) NetApp
15 3 (0.68%) Salesforce.com
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Rate: £300 - £400 per day
Posted: 21 hours ago
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Rate: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 21 hours ago
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Circle Recruitment
Rate: Market Rates
Posted: 21 hours ago
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Rate: £290 - £350 per day
Posted: Yesterday
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Rate: £350 - £475 per day
Posted: Yesterday
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Rate: £250 - £270 per day + competitive
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Rate: competitive
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Rate: £400 - 500 per day + Negotiable on experience
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Rate: From £500 to £500 per day
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Rate: Up to £300 per day
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Rate: £350 - £400 per day
Posted: 8 days ago
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Rate: £650 per day
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Rate: £300 - £301 per day
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Rate: £290 - £350 per day
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Rate: £300 - £400 per day + competitive
Posted: 12 days ago
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Rate: £350 - £400 per day
Posted: 12 days ago
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Rate: competitive
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