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 16 September 2014 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
16 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Structured Query Language (SQL)
Rank 7 4 6
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +2
Contract jobs citing SQL 176 172 208
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 12.87% 14.38% 13.71%
As % of the Programming Languages category 36.21% 40.38% 31.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 130 105 118
Average daily rate
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£318 £320 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.78% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £212 £240 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £415 £383
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £330 £325
% change year-on-year
+6.06% +1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 3 16
Average hourly rate £20.25 £22.50 £19.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.00% +15.38%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £20.10 £12.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £24.25 £22.50 £36.25
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.00 £23.48 £27.25
% change year-on-year
+10.73% -13.83%
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
486 426 657
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 35.55% 35.62% 43.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 328 264 313
Average daily rate £325 £320 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.56% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £227 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £425 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 5 35
Average hourly rate £21.00 £28.75 £27.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-26.95% +4.54%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.80 £19.32 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.00 £35.00 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £32.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -7.14%

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 16 September 2014.

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 16 September 2014.

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 16 September 2014. 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 +3 11 £285 -24.00% 12
Salford +2 8 £323 +31.63% 4
Altrincham +1 3 £288 - 5
Wigan +2 2 £220 - 9
Bolton -1 1 £310 +7.82% 2
Cheadle - 1 - - 2
Oldham - - - - 1
Rochdale - - - -
Sale - - - - 2
Bury - - - - 5
SQL
North West

SQL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 16 September 2014, 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.

1 140 (39.66%) SQL Server
2 91 (25.78%) Oracle
3 85 (24.08%) T-SQL
3 85 (24.08%) Finance
4 73 (20.68%) .NET
5 67 (18.98%) Microsoft
6 66 (18.70%) C#
7 65 (18.41%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 62 (17.56%) SQL Server 2008
9 59 (16.71%) Business Intelligence
10 57 (16.15%) JavaScript
11 53 (15.01%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 51 (14.45%) Oracle Database
13 49 (13.88%) OO
14 48 (13.60%) Agile Software Development
15 44 (12.46%) Migration
16 42 (11.90%) jQuery
17 41 (11.61%) Analytical Skills
18 40 (11.33%) Web Services
18 40 (11.33%) XML
19 39 (11.05%) HTML
20 35 (9.92%) PL/SQL
20 35 (9.92%) Windows
20 35 (9.92%) MS Excel
21 34 (9.63%) CSS
22 33 (9.35%) VBA
23 31 (8.78%) ASP.NET
24 30 (8.50%) Data Warehouse
24 30 (8.50%) ETL
25 29 (8.22%) MVC

SQL
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 16 September 2014, 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 12 (3.40%) MS Exchange
2 11 (3.12%) SharePoint
3 9 (2.55%) Exchange Server 2010
4 7 (1.98%) CMS
5 6 (1.70%) SharePoint 2010
6 5 (1.42%) SAS
7 4 (1.13%) BizTalk Server
7 4 (1.13%) WebLogic
7 4 (1.13%) IIS
7 4 (1.13%) Oracle SOA Suite
8 3 (0.85%) Sitecore CMS
8 3 (0.85%) WebSphere
9 2 (0.57%) Lync
9 2 (0.57%) Umbraco
9 2 (0.57%) Tomcat
10 1 (0.28%) WebSphere Application Server
10 1 (0.28%) Lotus Domino
10 1 (0.28%) Apache
10 1 (0.28%) Drupal
10 1 (0.28%) IBM HTTP Server
Applications
1 35 (9.92%) MS Excel
2 6 (1.70%) MS Office
3 3 (0.85%) Spreadsheet
3 3 (0.85%) MS Visio
4 2 (0.57%) MS PowerPoint
4 2 (0.57%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 13 (3.68%) Oracle Applications
2 12 (3.40%) Oracle EBS R12
3 11 (3.12%) Dynamics CRM
4 10 (2.83%) Oracle EBS
4 10 (2.83%) Oracle Payables
5 9 (2.55%) Oracle 11i
5 9 (2.55%) Dynamics AX
6 8 (2.27%) Oracle General Ledger
7 7 (1.98%) Oracle Receivables
7 7 (1.98%) Oracle Assets
7 7 (1.98%) CSG Singleview
8 6 (1.70%) SAP Oil and Gas
9 5 (1.42%) Maximo
10 3 (0.85%) SAP PM
10 3 (0.85%) Dynamics NAV
11 2 (0.57%) Cognos TM1
11 2 (0.57%) Agresso
11 2 (0.57%) Cognos Business Intelligence
12 1 (0.28%) Magento
12 1 (0.28%) Oracle Retail
Cloud Services
1 2 (0.57%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (0.28%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (0.28%) PaaS
2 1 (0.28%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 16 (4.53%) SAN
2 10 (2.83%) LAN
3 8 (2.27%) WAN
4 6 (1.70%) TCP/IP
4 6 (1.70%) NAS
4 6 (1.70%) Firewall
5 4 (1.13%) Wireless
5 4 (1.13%) IPsec
5 4 (1.13%) DNS
5 4 (1.13%) DHCP
6 3 (0.85%) HTTP
6 3 (0.85%) VPN
7 2 (0.57%) SSL
7 2 (0.57%) NetScaler
8 1 (0.28%) Intranet
8 1 (0.28%) IP Telephony
8 1 (0.28%) VLAN
8 1 (0.28%) VoIP
8 1 (0.28%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 140 (39.66%) SQL Server
2 65 (18.41%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 62 (17.56%) SQL Server 2008
4 53 (15.01%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 51 (14.45%) Oracle Database
6 30 (8.50%) Data Warehouse
7 24 (6.80%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 19 (5.38%) SQL Server 2012
9 16 (4.53%) Oracle Database 11g
10 13 (3.68%) MS Access
10 13 (3.68%) Oracle Database 10g
11 11 (3.12%) SQL Server 2000
12 9 (2.55%) Relational Database
13 8 (2.27%) MySQL
14 7 (1.98%) SQL Server 2005
15 6 (1.70%) Crystal Reports
16 5 (1.42%) Oracle Reports
16 5 (1.42%) Data Mining
16 5 (1.42%) Oracle BI EE
17 4 (1.13%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 18 (5.10%) Subversion
1 18 (5.10%) Git (software)
2 12 (3.40%) Toad
3 6 (1.70%) Visual Studio
4 5 (1.42%) Eclipse
4 5 (1.42%) MorphX
4 5 (1.42%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
5 4 (1.13%) Oracle APEX
6 3 (0.85%) JIRA
6 3 (0.85%) Team Foundation Server
7 2 (0.57%) JUnit
7 2 (0.57%) ERwin
7 2 (0.57%) Selenium
7 2 (0.57%) Mockito
8 1 (0.28%) LLBLGen Pro
8 1 (0.28%) SpecFlow
8 1 (0.28%) Jenkins
8 1 (0.28%) TeamCity
8 1 (0.28%) NUnit
8 1 (0.28%) QuickTest Pro
General
1 85 (24.08%) Finance
2 12 (3.40%) Retail
3 11 (3.12%) Banking
4 10 (2.83%) Advertising
5 7 (1.98%) General Ledger
5 7 (1.98%) Marketing
6 5 (1.42%) Billing
6 5 (1.42%) Telecoms
7 3 (0.85%) Electronics
7 3 (0.85%) Manufacturing
8 1 (0.28%) Law
8 1 (0.28%) Legal
8 1 (0.28%) Pharmaceutical
8 1 (0.28%) Back Office
8 1 (0.28%) German Language
Job Titles
1 190 (53.82%) Developer
2 77 (21.81%) Analyst
3 30 (8.50%) .NET Developer
4 29 (8.22%) DBA
5 28 (7.93%) SQL DBA
6 27 (7.65%) Business Intelligence Developer
7 26 (7.37%) SQL Developer
8 20 (5.67%) C# Developer
9 19 (5.38%) PHP Developer
10 16 (4.53%) MI Developer
11 15 (4.25%) Data Analyst
11 15 (4.25%) Consultant
11 15 (4.25%) Architect
12 13 (3.68%) Business Analyst
12 13 (3.68%) Test Analyst
12 13 (3.68%) MI Analyst
12 13 (3.68%) C# .NET Developer
13 10 (2.83%) Systems Analyst
14 9 (2.55%) Business Systems Analyst
14 9 (2.55%) SQL Server DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 73 (20.68%) .NET
2 42 (11.90%) jQuery
3 40 (11.33%) Web Services
3 40 (11.33%) XML
4 39 (11.05%) HTML
5 34 (9.63%) CSS
6 31 (8.78%) ASP.NET
7 20 (5.67%) WCF
8 19 (5.38%) XSD
9 18 (5.10%) HTML5
10 17 (4.82%) XSLT
11 16 (4.53%) LAMP
12 15 (4.25%) RabbitMQ
13 11 (3.12%) ASP.NET MVC
13 11 (3.12%) WPF
13 11 (3.12%) SOAP
14 10 (2.83%) .NET Framework
15 8 (2.27%) JSON
15 8 (2.27%) Ajax
16 6 (1.70%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 41 (11.61%) Analytical Skills
2 14 (3.97%) NHS
3 13 (3.68%) Derivative
3 13 (3.68%) Data Extraction
4 12 (3.40%) Open Source
4 12 (3.40%) Management Information System
5 8 (2.27%) Replication
5 8 (2.27%) Clustering
6 5 (1.42%) Statistics
6 5 (1.42%) Enterprise Software
7 3 (0.85%) Mathematics
7 3 (0.85%) DTV
8 2 (0.57%) GIS
8 2 (0.57%) RIA
8 2 (0.57%) Blackberry
8 2 (0.57%) PMI
9 1 (0.28%) EPoS
9 1 (0.28%) Tandem
9 1 (0.28%) Data Conversion
9 1 (0.28%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 35 (9.92%) Windows
2 21 (5.95%) Linux
3 13 (3.68%) Windows Server 2008
4 12 (3.40%) UNIX
5 9 (2.55%) Windows Server 2012
6 4 (1.13%) Windows Server 2003
7 3 (0.85%) AIX
8 2 (0.57%) Solaris
8 2 (0.57%) Fedora
9 1 (0.28%) Windows 2000
9 1 (0.28%) Windows XP
9 1 (0.28%) zOS
9 1 (0.28%) Windows 7
9 1 (0.28%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 59 (16.71%) Business Intelligence
2 49 (13.88%) OO
3 48 (13.60%) Agile Software Development
4 44 (12.46%) Migration
5 30 (8.50%) ETL
6 29 (8.22%) MVC
7 24 (6.80%) Data Migration
8 20 (5.67%) CRM
9 19 (5.38%) Performance Tuning
10 18 (5.10%) Data Cleansing
11 17 (4.82%) OOD
12 15 (4.25%) Data Analysis
13 13 (3.68%) Mentoring
14 11 (3.12%) Unit Testing
15 10 (2.83%) E-Commerce
15 10 (2.83%) Scrum
15 10 (2.83%) Performance Analysis
15 10 (2.83%) Database Tuning
16 9 (2.55%) TDD
16 9 (2.55%) Disaster Recovery
Programming Languages
1 85 (24.08%) T-SQL
2 66 (18.70%) C#
3 57 (16.15%) JavaScript
4 35 (9.92%) PL/SQL
5 33 (9.35%) VBA
6 25 (7.08%) PHP
7 21 (5.95%) Java
8 16 (4.53%) VB
9 11 (3.12%) VB6
10 9 (2.55%) C++
11 7 (1.98%) X++
12 6 (1.70%) Python
13 5 (1.42%) VB.NET
14 4 (1.13%) Ruby
14 4 (1.13%) VBScript
15 3 (0.85%) C
15 3 (0.85%) Groovy
15 3 (0.85%) Scala
16 2 (0.57%) Apex Code
16 2 (0.57%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 9 (2.55%) Degree
2 7 (1.98%) Microsoft Certification
3 5 (1.42%) MCP
3 5 (1.42%) MCSE
3 5 (1.42%) MCTS
3 5 (1.42%) MCITP
4 4 (1.13%) MCSA
5 3 (0.85%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 3 (0.85%) CCA
5 3 (0.85%) Security Cleared
6 2 (0.57%) SC Cleared
6 2 (0.57%) Cisco Certification
6 2 (0.57%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 2 (0.57%) PMI Certification
6 2 (0.57%) CCNA
6 2 (0.57%) ISEB
7 1 (0.28%) IBM Certification
7 1 (0.28%) Citrix Certification
7 1 (0.28%) ISTQB
7 1 (0.28%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (2.83%) QA
2 3 (0.85%) SLA
3 2 (0.57%) Basel III
4 1 (0.28%) Data Quality
4 1 (0.28%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 13 (3.68%) Hyper-V
2 10 (2.83%) Active Directory
3 7 (1.98%) VMware Infrastructure
4 3 (0.85%) Forefront TMG
5 1 (0.28%) RACF
5 1 (0.28%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 11 (3.12%) SCCM
2 10 (2.83%) SCOM
3 5 (1.42%) Backup Exec
4 4 (1.13%) SCSM
5 2 (0.57%) NetBackup
5 2 (0.57%) EMC NetWorker
5 2 (0.57%) HP Quality Center
5 2 (0.57%) Puppet
5 2 (0.57%) SAP Afaria
5 2 (0.57%) OpenView
6 1 (0.28%) Tivoli
6 1 (0.28%) Tivoli Monitoring
6 1 (0.28%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 91 (25.78%) Oracle
2 67 (18.98%) Microsoft
3 13 (3.68%) Citrix
3 13 (3.68%) Cisco
3 13 (3.68%) Red Hat
3 13 (3.68%) VMware
4 10 (2.83%) SAP
4 10 (2.83%) HP
5 8 (2.27%) Sage
6 7 (1.98%) Avaya
7 6 (1.70%) Symantec
7 6 (1.70%) 3PAR
8 5 (1.42%) Salesforce.com
8 5 (1.42%) Informatica
8 5 (1.42%) Business Objects
9 4 (1.13%) JBoss
9 4 (1.13%) Sophos
9 4 (1.13%) Sitecore
10 3 (0.85%) Northgate
10 3 (0.85%) Jaspersoft
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