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 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
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Structured Query Language (SQL)
Rank 5 3 4
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +1
Contract jobs citing SQL 221 218 147
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 13.63% 17.33% 15.31%
As % of the Programming Languages category 42.66% 45.80% 40.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 134 133 77
Average daily rate
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£350 £325 £287
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% +13.43%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £210 £206
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £360
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 3 6
Average hourly rate £24.00 £33.00 £23.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-27.27% +38.94%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.30 £21.26 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.00 £33.00 £100.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £26.60 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+12.78% -3.27%
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
518 476 360
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 31.94% 37.84% 37.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 321 290 185
Average daily rate £350 £335 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.47% +11.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £235 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £400 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 8 15
Average hourly rate £24.50 £18.32 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+33.73% -38.93%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.00 £12.50 £17.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.00 £33.00 £160.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -

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 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
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 March 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 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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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 +5 4 £338 - 5
Stockport +4 4 £330 +103.07% 17
Salford +2 4 £325 - 2
Bury -2 1 £275 -26.66% 4
Cheadle - - - - 1
Oldham - - - - 4
Sale - - - -
Altrincham - - - - 6
Wigan - - - - 5
SQL
North West

SQL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 27 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.

1 129 (30.94%) SQL Server
2 104 (24.94%) Finance
3 102 (24.46%) Oracle
4 85 (20.38%) Business Intelligence
5 77 (18.47%) Agile Software Development
6 75 (17.99%) .NET
7 74 (17.75%) T-SQL
8 65 (15.59%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 62 (14.87%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 60 (14.39%) Microsoft
11 56 (13.43%) C#
12 52 (12.47%) Data Warehouse
13 51 (12.23%) JavaScript
14 48 (11.51%) Windows
15 46 (11.03%) HTML
16 44 (10.55%) PL/SQL
16 44 (10.55%) Web Services
16 44 (10.55%) ETL
17 40 (9.59%) XML
17 40 (9.59%) SQL Server 2008
18 38 (9.11%) Java
18 38 (9.11%) CSS
19 36 (8.63%) ASP.NET
20 35 (8.39%) Linux
20 35 (8.39%) QA
21 34 (8.15%) MVC
21 34 (8.15%) Oracle Database
22 33 (7.91%) SQL Server Analysis Services
23 31 (7.43%) Migration
24 30 (7.19%) jQuery

SQL
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 27 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 (3.84%) SAS
2 14 (3.36%) SharePoint
3 12 (2.88%) MS Exchange
4 11 (2.64%) NetWeaver
5 9 (2.16%) Apache
6 8 (1.92%) IIS
7 7 (1.68%) BizTalk Server
8 6 (1.44%) CMS
9 4 (0.96%) Oracle Workflow
9 4 (0.96%) Exchange Server 2003
9 4 (0.96%) Exchange Server 2010
9 4 (0.96%) SharePoint 2013
10 3 (0.72%) Oracle Service Bus
10 3 (0.72%) SharePoint 2010
10 3 (0.72%) TIBCO EMS
10 3 (0.72%) JBoss
11 2 (0.48%) Sitecore CMS
11 2 (0.48%) nginx
11 2 (0.48%) Apache Pig
12 1 (0.24%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 21 (5.04%) MS Excel
2 18 (4.32%) MS Office
3 2 (0.48%) MS PowerPoint
3 2 (0.48%) InfoPath
3 2 (0.48%) PowerPivot
4 1 (0.24%) Spreadsheet
4 1 (0.24%) MS Project
4 1 (0.24%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.24%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 21 (5.04%) Oracle EBS
2 11 (2.64%) Oracle Applications
2 11 (2.64%) SAP SRM
2 11 (2.64%) Oracle EBS R12
3 10 (2.40%) Maximo
4 9 (2.16%) Cognos Business Intelligence
5 6 (1.44%) Oracle Payables
6 4 (0.96%) Oracle 11i
7 3 (0.72%) Agresso
7 3 (0.72%) Oracle Payroll
7 3 (0.72%) SAP Oil and Gas
7 3 (0.72%) Oracle Receivables
7 3 (0.72%) Dynamics AX
7 3 (0.72%) Oracle General Ledger
8 2 (0.48%) Oracle Financials
8 2 (0.48%) Oracle Assets
8 2 (0.48%) Dynamics CRM
8 2 (0.48%) Cognos TM1
8 2 (0.48%) BusinessWorks
9 1 (0.24%) CSG Singleview
Cloud Services
1 8 (1.92%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (0.48%) Office 365
2 2 (0.48%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (0.24%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 10 (2.40%) LAN
1 10 (2.40%) HTTP
2 9 (2.16%) SAN
3 7 (1.68%) Firewall
4 5 (1.20%) TCP/IP
5 4 (0.96%) IP Telephony
5 4 (0.96%) VLAN
5 4 (0.96%) NetScaler
6 2 (0.48%) Internet
6 2 (0.48%) LDAP
6 2 (0.48%) VoIP
6 2 (0.48%) WAN
7 1 (0.24%) DHCP
7 1 (0.24%) FTP
7 1 (0.24%) DNS
7 1 (0.24%) DMZ
7 1 (0.24%) Intranet
7 1 (0.24%) RTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 129 (30.94%) SQL Server
2 65 (15.59%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 62 (14.87%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 52 (12.47%) Data Warehouse
5 40 (9.59%) SQL Server 2008
6 34 (8.15%) Oracle Database
7 33 (7.91%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 23 (5.52%) Oracle Reports
9 19 (4.56%) QlikView
10 16 (3.84%) Big Data
11 15 (3.60%) SQL Server 2012
12 13 (3.12%) SAP BW
13 12 (2.88%) BusinessObjects
13 12 (2.88%) Oracle Database 11g
14 11 (2.64%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
14 11 (2.64%) Oracle Database 10g
15 9 (2.16%) Hadoop
15 9 (2.16%) NoSQL
15 9 (2.16%) SAS Data Integration Studio
15 9 (2.16%) Cognos Framework Manager
Development Applications
1 18 (4.32%) Oracle Forms
1 18 (4.32%) Subversion
1 18 (4.32%) Git (software)
2 15 (3.60%) Jenkins
3 14 (3.36%) Visual Studio
4 13 (3.12%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
5 10 (2.40%) SoapUI
5 10 (2.40%) Oracle APEX
6 9 (2.16%) Selenium
7 8 (1.92%) JIRA
8 7 (1.68%) Team Foundation Server
9 5 (1.20%) Hudson
9 5 (1.20%) Toad
9 5 (1.20%) TeamCity
10 4 (0.96%) WiX
10 4 (0.96%) Talend Open Studio
11 3 (0.72%) Atlassian Bamboo
11 3 (0.72%) Ant
11 3 (0.72%) MSBuild
12 2 (0.48%) ERwin
General
1 104 (24.94%) Finance
2 19 (4.56%) Banking
2 19 (4.56%) Retail
3 9 (2.16%) Advertising
4 6 (1.44%) Local Government
5 5 (1.20%) Marketing
5 5 (1.20%) Telecoms
6 4 (0.96%) Legal
7 3 (0.72%) Publishing
7 3 (0.72%) Law
7 3 (0.72%) Back Office
7 3 (0.72%) Retail Banking
8 2 (0.48%) Games
8 2 (0.48%) Manufacturing
9 1 (0.24%) Electronics
9 1 (0.24%) General Ledger
9 1 (0.24%) German Language
Job Titles
1 198 (47.48%) Developer
2 87 (20.86%) Analyst
3 45 (10.79%) SQL Developer
4 38 (9.11%) .NET Developer
5 36 (8.63%) Data Analyst
6 27 (6.47%) Consultant
6 27 (6.47%) Business Intelligence Developer
7 25 (6.00%) DBA
8 24 (5.76%) Architect
9 23 (5.52%) C# Developer
10 18 (4.32%) SQL DBA
11 17 (4.08%) ASP.NET Developer
12 16 (3.84%) C# .NET Developer
13 15 (3.60%) Oracle Developer
14 13 (3.12%) C# ASP.NET Developer
15 12 (2.88%) Business Analyst
16 11 (2.64%) PHP Developer
16 11 (2.64%) SAS Developer
16 11 (2.64%) Performance Analyst
17 10 (2.40%) Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 75 (17.99%) .NET
2 46 (11.03%) HTML
3 44 (10.55%) Web Services
4 40 (9.59%) XML
5 38 (9.11%) CSS
6 36 (8.63%) ASP.NET
7 30 (7.19%) jQuery
8 29 (6.95%) .NET Framework
9 21 (5.04%) WCF
9 21 (5.04%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
10 20 (4.80%) LINQ
11 18 (4.32%) ASP.NET MVC
12 15 (3.60%) Ajax
13 12 (2.88%) SOAP
13 12 (2.88%) XSLT
13 12 (2.88%) RESTful
14 10 (2.40%) HTML5
14 10 (2.40%) JSON
15 9 (2.16%) LAMP
15 9 (2.16%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 26 (6.24%) Analytical Skills
2 24 (5.76%) NHS
3 15 (3.60%) Open Source
4 9 (2.16%) Enterprise Software
5 7 (1.68%) Mobile App
5 7 (1.68%) Clustering
6 6 (1.44%) Data Structures
7 5 (1.20%) Blackberry
7 5 (1.20%) Management Information System
7 5 (1.20%) User Experience
7 5 (1.20%) Computer Science
8 4 (0.96%) Life Science
8 4 (0.96%) Data Integration
8 4 (0.96%) Replication
8 4 (0.96%) N-Tier
9 3 (0.72%) Client/Server
9 3 (0.72%) Derivative
9 3 (0.72%) Video on Demand
10 2 (0.48%) Data Extraction
10 2 (0.48%) MHEG
Operating Systems
1 48 (11.51%) Windows
2 35 (8.39%) Linux
3 17 (4.08%) Windows Server 2008
4 12 (2.88%) Windows Server 2003
5 11 (2.64%) Windows Server 2012
6 10 (2.40%) Windows 7
7 7 (1.68%) Apple iOS
8 6 (1.44%) Windows XP
9 4 (0.96%) VMS
9 4 (0.96%) UNIX
9 4 (0.96%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 3 (0.72%) HPUX
11 2 (0.48%) Android
12 1 (0.24%) Solaris
12 1 (0.24%) AIX
12 1 (0.24%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 85 (20.38%) Business Intelligence
2 77 (18.47%) Agile Software Development
3 44 (10.55%) ETL
4 34 (8.15%) MVC
5 31 (7.43%) Migration
6 27 (6.47%) Unit Testing
7 25 (6.00%) TDD
7 25 (6.00%) Data Analysis
8 23 (5.52%) OO
9 20 (4.80%) CRM
10 19 (4.56%) SOA
11 18 (4.32%) Scrum
12 16 (3.84%) Data Migration
13 15 (3.60%) Software Engineering
13 15 (3.60%) Web Development
14 14 (3.36%) Data Modelling
14 14 (3.36%) Analytics
15 13 (3.12%) Performance Tuning
15 13 (3.12%) E-Commerce
16 12 (2.88%) Data Management
Programming Languages
1 74 (17.75%) T-SQL
2 56 (13.43%) C#
3 51 (12.23%) JavaScript
4 44 (10.55%) PL/SQL
5 38 (9.11%) Java
6 24 (5.76%) VBA
7 13 (3.12%) Python
8 12 (2.88%) C++
8 12 (2.88%) PHP
9 10 (2.40%) Groovy
10 7 (1.68%) PowerShell
10 7 (1.68%) Shell Script
11 6 (1.44%) VB
11 6 (1.44%) XPath
12 5 (1.20%) Ruby
12 5 (1.20%) C
13 4 (0.96%) Perl
14 3 (0.72%) VB.NET
14 3 (0.72%) VBScript
14 3 (0.72%) SAS Macro
Qualifications
1 12 (2.88%) Security Cleared
2 11 (2.64%) Degree
3 7 (1.68%) SC Cleared
4 5 (1.20%) DV Cleared
5 4 (0.96%) Microsoft Certification
5 4 (0.96%) ISEB
6 3 (0.72%) Cisco Certification
6 3 (0.72%) MCSE
6 3 (0.72%) CCNA
6 3 (0.72%) Oracle Certification
7 2 (0.48%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 2 (0.48%) CCDA
7 2 (0.48%) CCDP
8 1 (0.24%) MCSA
8 1 (0.24%) MCP
8 1 (0.24%) CISSP
8 1 (0.24%) MCITP
8 1 (0.24%) ACCA
8 1 (0.24%) CISA
8 1 (0.24%) CISM
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 35 (8.39%) QA
2 4 (0.96%) SLA
2 4 (0.96%) Data Quality
3 1 (0.24%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (0.24%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 18 (4.32%) Active Directory
2 8 (1.92%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (0.72%) Hyper-V
4 2 (0.48%) vSphere
4 2 (0.48%) UAG
5 1 (0.24%) Microsoft App-V
5 1 (0.24%) XenApp
5 1 (0.24%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 8 (1.92%) HP Quality Center
2 4 (0.96%) Data Guard
2 4 (0.96%) NetBackup
2 4 (0.96%) Oracle RMAN
3 3 (0.72%) TIBCO Hawk
3 3 (0.72%) SCOM
3 3 (0.72%) HP Data Protector
4 2 (0.48%) SCCM
5 1 (0.24%) MAINVIEW
5 1 (0.24%) Norton AntiVirus
5 1 (0.24%) WSUS
Vendors
1 102 (24.46%) Oracle
2 60 (14.39%) Microsoft
3 20 (4.80%) Business Objects
3 20 (4.80%) SAP
4 14 (3.36%) VMware
5 13 (3.12%) Cognos
5 13 (3.12%) HP
6 11 (2.64%) Citrix
6 11 (2.64%) Teradata
7 8 (1.92%) Red Hat
7 8 (1.92%) Cisco
8 6 (1.44%) IBM
8 6 (1.44%) Informatica
8 6 (1.44%) Symantec
9 5 (1.20%) Jaspersoft
9 5 (1.20%) Apple
10 4 (0.96%) NetApp
10 4 (0.96%) Talend
10 4 (0.96%) 3PAR
10 4 (0.96%) TIBCO
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