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 27 January 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
27 Jan 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 220 176 163
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 15.71% 15.67% 15.86%
As % of the Programming Languages category 42.55% 39.91% 36.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 141 114 97
Average daily rate
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£340 £325 £310
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.61% +4.83%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £235 £210 £217
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £425 £410
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 3 4
Average hourly rate £24.00 £33.00 £25.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-27.27% +29.41%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.20 £33.00 £12.95
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.00 £158.60 £33.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £28.00 £27.00 £27.75
% change year-on-year
+3.70% -2.70%
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
517 441 452
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 36.93% 39.27% 43.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 355 285 269
Average daily rate £338 £335 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.74% +4.68%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £200 £219
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £425 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 7 14
Average hourly rate £24.00 £32.00 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-25.00% -1.53%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.00 £13.88 £17.80
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £111.50 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.50 £33.25 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+6.76% -5.00%

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 27 January 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 27 January 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 27 January 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
Bolton - 3 £175 - 6
Oldham - 2 £350 - 4
Sale +1 1 - - 1
Stockport +1 1 £315 -16.00% 11
Wigan - - - - 6
Salford - - - - 3
Rochdale - - - - 2
Bury - - - -
Cheadle - - - - 4
Altrincham - - - - 14
Ashton-under-Lyne - - - - 1
SQL
North West

SQL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 27 January 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.

1 138 (35.66%) SQL Server
2 109 (28.17%) Finance
3 98 (25.32%) Oracle
4 88 (22.74%) T-SQL
5 77 (19.90%) Business Intelligence
6 69 (17.83%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 68 (17.57%) Microsoft
7 68 (17.57%) .NET
8 65 (16.80%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 59 (15.25%) JavaScript
10 56 (14.47%) Agile Software Development
11 52 (13.44%) C#
12 50 (12.92%) XML
13 48 (12.40%) Web Services
13 48 (12.40%) HTML
14 46 (11.89%) OO
15 44 (11.37%) jQuery
16 43 (11.11%) SQL Server 2008
17 42 (10.85%) Oracle Database
18 40 (10.34%) PL/SQL
18 40 (10.34%) Data Warehouse
19 38 (9.82%) CSS
20 37 (9.56%) SQL Server Analysis Services
21 36 (9.30%) Linux
22 35 (9.04%) Windows
23 33 (8.53%) VBA
23 33 (8.53%) Migration
24 32 (8.27%) NHS
24 32 (8.27%) ASP.NET
25 31 (8.01%) ETL

SQL
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 27 January 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 15 (3.88%) SAS
2 11 (2.84%) NetWeaver
3 10 (2.58%) SharePoint
4 8 (2.07%) CMS
5 7 (1.81%) MS Exchange
6 6 (1.55%) IIS
7 4 (1.03%) WebSphere
7 4 (1.03%) SharePoint 2013
8 3 (0.78%) Exchange Server 2010
8 3 (0.78%) Sitecore CMS
8 3 (0.78%) Oracle Service Bus
8 3 (0.78%) SharePoint 2010
8 3 (0.78%) TIBCO EMS
8 3 (0.78%) Exchange Server 2003
8 3 (0.78%) BizTalk Server
8 3 (0.78%) JBoss
9 1 (0.26%) TIBCO ActiveMatrix
9 1 (0.26%) Apache Pig
9 1 (0.26%) Exchange Server 2013
9 1 (0.26%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 21 (5.43%) MS Excel
2 15 (3.88%) MS Office
3 3 (0.78%) PowerPivot
3 3 (0.78%) MS PowerPoint
4 2 (0.52%) InfoPath
4 2 (0.52%) Spreadsheet
5 1 (0.26%) MS Project
5 1 (0.26%) SPSS
5 1 (0.26%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 12 (3.10%) Maximo
2 11 (2.84%) SAP SRM
3 10 (2.58%) Oracle EBS
4 7 (1.81%) Cognos Business Intelligence
4 7 (1.81%) Oracle Applications
5 6 (1.55%) Oracle EBS R12
6 5 (1.29%) Dynamics AX
7 4 (1.03%) Oracle 11i
7 4 (1.03%) Cognos TM1
7 4 (1.03%) SAP Oil and Gas
8 3 (0.78%) Oracle Payables
8 3 (0.78%) Oracle General Ledger
9 2 (0.52%) Agresso
9 2 (0.52%) Oracle Payroll
9 2 (0.52%) Dynamics CRM
9 2 (0.52%) Oracle Receivables
9 2 (0.52%) Oracle Assets
10 1 (0.26%) Dynamics NAV
10 1 (0.26%) CSG Singleview
10 1 (0.26%) BusinessWorks
Cloud Services
1 5 (1.29%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (0.52%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (0.52%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 12 (3.10%) SAN
1 12 (3.10%) Firewall
2 10 (2.58%) LAN
3 6 (1.55%) HTTP
4 5 (1.29%) VLAN
5 4 (1.03%) NAS
5 4 (1.03%) NetScaler
6 3 (0.78%) TCP/IP
6 3 (0.78%) WAN
7 2 (0.52%) VPN
7 2 (0.52%) SSL
7 2 (0.52%) LDAP
8 1 (0.26%) IP Telephony
8 1 (0.26%) Intranet
8 1 (0.26%) DMZ
8 1 (0.26%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 138 (35.66%) SQL Server
2 69 (17.83%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 65 (16.80%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 43 (11.11%) SQL Server 2008
5 42 (10.85%) Oracle Database
6 40 (10.34%) Data Warehouse
7 37 (9.56%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 17 (4.39%) QlikView
9 15 (3.88%) SAP BW
10 13 (3.36%) Big Data
10 13 (3.36%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
10 13 (3.36%) Oracle Database 10g
11 12 (3.10%) Oracle Reports
12 11 (2.84%) BusinessObjects
13 10 (2.58%) Oracle Database 11g
14 8 (2.07%) Hadoop
14 8 (2.07%) NoSQL
14 8 (2.07%) SQL Server 2012
14 8 (2.07%) Relational Database
14 8 (2.07%) SAS Data Integration Studio
Development Applications
1 29 (7.49%) Subversion
2 24 (6.20%) Git (software)
3 12 (3.10%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
4 11 (2.84%) Visual Studio
5 9 (2.33%) Oracle Forms
5 9 (2.33%) Toad
6 8 (2.07%) Oracle APEX
7 4 (1.03%) MorphX
7 4 (1.03%) JIRA
7 4 (1.03%) Team Foundation Server
8 3 (0.78%) SoapUI
8 3 (0.78%) Jenkins
8 3 (0.78%) Ant
9 2 (0.52%) ERwin
9 2 (0.52%) Maven
9 2 (0.52%) Talend Open Studio
10 1 (0.26%) TestNG
10 1 (0.26%) Selenium
10 1 (0.26%) JUnit
10 1 (0.26%) QuickTest Pro
General
1 109 (28.17%) Finance
2 19 (4.91%) Retail
3 18 (4.65%) Banking
4 7 (1.81%) Marketing
4 7 (1.81%) Advertising
5 4 (1.03%) Telecoms
5 4 (1.03%) Legal
6 3 (0.78%) Local Government
6 3 (0.78%) Retail Banking
6 3 (0.78%) Publishing
7 2 (0.52%) Electronics
7 2 (0.52%) Back Office
7 2 (0.52%) Manufacturing
7 2 (0.52%) Law
7 2 (0.52%) German Language
8 1 (0.26%) General Ledger
Job Titles
1 196 (50.65%) Developer
2 79 (20.41%) Analyst
3 34 (8.79%) SQL Developer
4 28 (7.24%) Business Intelligence Developer
4 28 (7.24%) Data Analyst
4 28 (7.24%) DBA
5 27 (6.98%) .NET Developer
6 25 (6.46%) SQL DBA
7 23 (5.94%) Architect
8 22 (5.68%) Consultant
8 22 (5.68%) PHP Developer
9 20 (5.17%) C# Developer
10 16 (4.13%) ASP.NET Developer
10 16 (4.13%) C# .NET Developer
11 14 (3.62%) Business Analyst
11 14 (3.62%) Oracle Developer
12 12 (3.10%) Project Manager
12 12 (3.10%) C# ASP.NET Developer
13 10 (2.58%) SAS Developer
14 9 (2.33%) Business Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 68 (17.57%) .NET
2 50 (12.92%) XML
3 48 (12.40%) Web Services
3 48 (12.40%) HTML
4 44 (11.37%) jQuery
5 38 (9.82%) CSS
6 32 (8.27%) ASP.NET
7 26 (6.72%) XSLT
8 22 (5.68%) .NET Framework
9 20 (5.17%) LAMP
10 19 (4.91%) ASP.NET MVC
11 18 (4.65%) XSD
11 18 (4.65%) RabbitMQ
12 17 (4.39%) WCF
13 14 (3.62%) Ajax
13 14 (3.62%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
14 11 (2.84%) HTML5
15 10 (2.58%) LINQ
15 10 (2.58%) REST
16 7 (1.81%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 32 (8.27%) NHS
2 29 (7.49%) Analytical Skills
3 21 (5.43%) Open Source
4 16 (4.13%) Derivative
5 8 (2.07%) Management Information System
5 8 (2.07%) Data Extraction
6 5 (1.29%) Enterprise Software
6 5 (1.29%) Mobile App
7 4 (1.03%) N-Tier
7 4 (1.03%) Clustering
7 4 (1.03%) User Experience
8 3 (0.78%) Computer Science
8 3 (0.78%) Life Science
8 3 (0.78%) Statistics
8 3 (0.78%) Client/Server
9 2 (0.52%) Replication
9 2 (0.52%) W3C
9 2 (0.52%) DTV
9 2 (0.52%) Blackberry
9 2 (0.52%) Informatics
Operating Systems
1 36 (9.30%) Linux
2 35 (9.04%) Windows
3 16 (4.13%) Windows Server 2008
4 11 (2.84%) Windows Server 2012
5 6 (1.55%) Windows Server 2003
6 4 (1.03%) VMS
6 4 (1.03%) UNIX
6 4 (1.03%) Windows 7
6 4 (1.03%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 4 (1.03%) Android
6 4 (1.03%) Apple iOS
7 3 (0.78%) AIX
7 3 (0.78%) Windows XP
8 2 (0.52%) HPUX
8 2 (0.52%) Solaris
9 1 (0.26%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 77 (19.90%) Business Intelligence
2 56 (14.47%) Agile Software Development
3 46 (11.89%) OO
4 33 (8.53%) Migration
5 31 (8.01%) ETL
6 29 (7.49%) MVC
7 20 (5.17%) CRM
7 20 (5.17%) Data Migration
7 20 (5.17%) Performance Tuning
8 18 (4.65%) Data Analysis
8 18 (4.65%) E-Commerce
9 17 (4.39%) Web Development
10 14 (3.62%) SOA
10 14 (3.62%) TDD
10 14 (3.62%) Unit Testing
10 14 (3.62%) Analytics
11 12 (3.10%) Data Modelling
11 12 (3.10%) Wealth Management
11 12 (3.10%) Data Management
11 12 (3.10%) Data Governance
Programming Languages
1 88 (22.74%) T-SQL
2 59 (15.25%) JavaScript
3 52 (13.44%) C#
4 40 (10.34%) PL/SQL
5 33 (8.53%) VBA
6 30 (7.75%) Java
7 22 (5.68%) PHP
8 14 (3.62%) VB
9 9 (2.33%) XPath
9 9 (2.33%) Python
10 8 (2.07%) C++
11 7 (1.81%) VB6
12 6 (1.55%) VBScript
12 6 (1.55%) Shell Script
13 5 (1.29%) Ruby
14 4 (1.03%) C
14 4 (1.03%) X++
15 3 (0.78%) Groovy
15 3 (0.78%) SAS Macro
15 3 (0.78%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 11 (2.84%) Degree
2 7 (1.81%) Security Cleared
3 5 (1.29%) SC Cleared
3 5 (1.29%) Microsoft Certification
4 4 (1.03%) Cisco Certification
4 4 (1.03%) CCNA
4 4 (1.03%) MCSE
5 2 (0.52%) CCDA
5 2 (0.52%) CCDP
5 2 (0.52%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 2 (0.52%) DV Cleared
6 1 (0.26%) MCTS
6 1 (0.26%) MCITP
6 1 (0.26%) ACCA
6 1 (0.26%) CISA
6 1 (0.26%) CISM
6 1 (0.26%) CIMA
6 1 (0.26%) CISSP
6 1 (0.26%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (4.91%) QA
2 4 (1.03%) SLA
2 4 (1.03%) Data Quality
3 1 (0.26%) PCI DSS
3 1 (0.26%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 15 (3.88%) Active Directory
2 6 (1.55%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (0.78%) Hyper-V
3 3 (0.78%) Oracle RMAN
4 2 (0.52%) UAG
5 1 (0.26%) RACF
Systems Management
1 4 (1.03%) NetBackup
2 3 (0.78%) Data Guard
2 3 (0.78%) HP Quality Center
2 3 (0.78%) SCCM
2 3 (0.78%) TIBCO Hawk
3 2 (0.52%) OpenView
3 2 (0.52%) EMC NetWorker
3 2 (0.52%) SAP Afaria
4 1 (0.26%) SCOM
Vendors
1 98 (25.32%) Oracle
2 68 (17.57%) Microsoft
3 21 (5.43%) Red Hat
4 20 (5.17%) SAP
5 15 (3.88%) Business Objects
6 13 (3.36%) VMware
7 12 (3.10%) HP
8 11 (2.84%) Cognos
9 10 (2.58%) Cisco
10 8 (2.07%) Citrix
11 6 (1.55%) IBM
11 6 (1.55%) Informatica
11 6 (1.55%) Northgate
12 5 (1.29%) Jaspersoft
13 4 (1.03%) NetApp
13 4 (1.03%) EMC
13 4 (1.03%) Symantec
13 4 (1.03%) 3PAR
14 3 (0.78%) Xamarin
14 3 (0.78%) Sitecore
Greater Manchester
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: £350 - £400 per day
Posted: 10 hours ago
Altrincham
Computer Futures
Rate: £300 - £350 per day
Posted: 10 hours ago
Greater Manchester
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Rate: £300 - £350 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Rate: £300 - £350 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Senitor Associates
Rate: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester
Computer Futures
Rate: £300 - £350 per day + competitive
Posted: 4 days ago
Salford, Lancashire
MNM Associates Ltd
Rate: From £250 to £350 per day on experience
Posted: 5 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
MNM Associates Ltd
Rate: Rate on experience
Posted: 5 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Testing Circle Ltd
Rate: From £300 to £350 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Apollo Solutions
Rate: £300 - £325 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Experis Ltd
Posted: 6 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Hydrogen Group
Posted: 6 days ago
Heywood
Capita - ITIN
Rate: US$.00 per annum
Posted: 7 days ago
Manchester
Computer Futures
Rate: £300 - £400 per day + competitive
Posted: 8 days ago
Manchester
Amoria Bond - UK
Posted: 8 days ago
Manchester
Amoria Bond - UK
Posted: 11 days ago
Manchester
Computer Futures
Rate: £300 - £400 per day + competitive
Posted: 11 days ago
Manchester
Real Staffing
Rate: £325 - £360 per day + competitive
Posted: 13 days ago
Manchester
DP Connect
Rate: £450 per day
Posted: 14 days ago
Manchester
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Rate: £400 - £425 per day
Posted: 14 days ago