The table below looks at the statistics for SQL skills in IT contracts advertised for the Merseyside region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SQL over the 3 months to 31 July 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
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Structured Query Language (SQL)
Rank 3 7 3
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -4
Contract jobs citing SQL 67 26 40
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Merseyside 16.07% 12.15% 16.95%
As % of the Programming Languages category 57.26% 38.81% 52.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 32 15 24
Average daily rate
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£303 £323 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.20% -7.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £176 £275 £183
10% offered a daily rate of more than £395 £471 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £21.50 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £28.13 £25.00 £26.50
% change year-on-year
+12.50% -5.66%
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 Merseyside region.

Programming Languages Category
Merseyside
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
117 67 76
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Merseyside 28.06% 31.31% 32.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 46 36 50
Average daily rate £320 £325 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.53% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £187 £239 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £440 £472 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £355 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+1.42% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 0
Average hourly rate £21.50 £30.00 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-28.33% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -

SQL
Jobs Demand Trend in Merseyside

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

SQL Jobs Demand Trend in Merseyside

SQL
Daily Rate Trend in Merseyside

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

SQL Daily Rate Trend in Merseyside

SQL
Daily Rate Histogram in Merseyside

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing SQL across the Merseyside region over the 3 months to 31 July 2015.

SQL Daily Rate Histogram in Merseyside

SQL
Hourly Rate Trend in Merseyside

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

SQL Hourly Rate Trend in Merseyside

SQL
Contract Job Locations in Merseyside

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing SQL within the Merseyside region over the 3 months to 31 July 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
Liverpool +7 57 £313 -21.38% 25
Wirral -3 1 £275 -15.38% 2
SQL
North West

SQL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Merseyside

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Merseyside 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 35 (30.70%) SQL Server
2 29 (25.44%) Microsoft
3 26 (22.81%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 25 (21.93%) ETL
5 22 (19.30%) Data Warehouse
5 22 (19.30%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 21 (18.42%) T-SQL
7 20 (17.54%) Oracle
7 20 (17.54%) Windows
7 20 (17.54%) Business Intelligence
7 20 (17.54%) Finance
8 18 (15.79%) Agile Software Development
9 16 (14.04%) DB2
10 15 (13.16%) ITIL
10 15 (13.16%) SQL Server 2008
11 14 (12.28%) MS Excel
11 14 (12.28%) C#
12 13 (11.40%) .NET
12 13 (11.40%) UNIX
12 13 (11.40%) SSL
12 13 (11.40%) IBM
12 13 (11.40%) Middleware
12 13 (11.40%) SDLC
13 12 (10.53%) Time Sharing Option
13 12 (10.53%) Mainframe
13 12 (10.53%) zOS
13 12 (10.53%) NHS
14 10 (8.77%) SQL Server Analysis Services
15 9 (7.89%) Data Analysis
15 9 (7.89%) Migration

SQL
Top Related IT Skills in Merseyside by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Merseyside 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 8 (7.02%) IIS
2 7 (6.14%) MQSeries
3 6 (5.26%) SharePoint
3 6 (5.26%) CICS
4 3 (2.63%) SAS
5 2 (1.75%) WebLogic
5 2 (1.75%) JCAPS
6 1 (0.88%) Oracle Service Bus
6 1 (0.88%) K2 blackpearl
6 1 (0.88%) Oracle SOA Suite
6 1 (0.88%) SharePoint 2013
6 1 (0.88%) Exchange Server 2013
6 1 (0.88%) NetWeaver
6 1 (0.88%) CMS
6 1 (0.88%) Oracle Workflow
6 1 (0.88%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 14 (12.28%) MS Excel
2 6 (5.26%) MS PowerPoint
3 4 (3.51%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (1.75%) Oracle EBS
1 2 (1.75%) SAP Oil and Gas
1 2 (1.75%) Oracle EBS R12
2 1 (0.88%) Dynamics NAV
2 1 (0.88%) Oracle HRMS
2 1 (0.88%) Oracle Applications
2 1 (0.88%) Visualfiles
Cloud Services
1 3 (2.63%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (0.88%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (0.88%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 13 (11.40%) SSL
2 7 (6.14%) HTTP
2 7 (6.14%) Kerberos
2 7 (6.14%) DNS
2 7 (6.14%) Firewall
2 7 (6.14%) SSH
3 6 (5.26%) SMTP
3 6 (5.26%) FTP
4 1 (0.88%) WAN
4 1 (0.88%) DHCP
4 1 (0.88%) DAB
4 1 (0.88%) Wireless
4 1 (0.88%) IP Telephony
Database & Business Intelligence
1 35 (30.70%) SQL Server
2 26 (22.81%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 22 (19.30%) Data Warehouse
3 22 (19.30%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 16 (14.04%) DB2
5 15 (13.16%) SQL Server 2008
6 10 (8.77%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 8 (7.02%) BusinessObjects
8 7 (6.14%) Oracle BI EE
9 5 (4.39%) Oracle Reports
9 5 (4.39%) OLTP
10 4 (3.51%) MySQL
10 4 (3.51%) SQL Server 2012
10 4 (3.51%) Oracle Database
10 4 (3.51%) Relational Database
10 4 (3.51%) SQL Server 2005
11 3 (2.63%) QlikView
11 3 (2.63%) Oracle Database 11g
12 2 (1.75%) Crystal Reports
12 2 (1.75%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 5 (4.39%) SoapUI
2 3 (2.63%) Selenium
2 3 (2.63%) JUnit
2 3 (2.63%) Visual Studio
2 3 (2.63%) eggPlant
3 2 (1.75%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
3 2 (1.75%) Subversion
3 2 (1.75%) JIRA
3 2 (1.75%) Cucumber
4 1 (0.88%) MSBuild
4 1 (0.88%) LoadRunner
4 1 (0.88%) Ant
General
1 20 (17.54%) Finance
2 4 (3.51%) Manufacturing
2 4 (3.51%) Banking
2 4 (3.51%) Retail
3 2 (1.75%) Electronics
3 2 (1.75%) Telecoms
3 2 (1.75%) Marketing
4 1 (0.88%) Back Office
4 1 (0.88%) Law
4 1 (0.88%) Legal
4 1 (0.88%) Local Government
4 1 (0.88%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 38 (33.33%) Analyst
2 28 (24.56%) Developer
3 12 (10.53%) SQL Developer
4 11 (9.65%) Test Analyst
4 11 (9.65%) Support Analyst
5 9 (7.89%) DBA
6 8 (7.02%) Applications Support
7 7 (6.14%) Teradata Analyst
8 6 (5.26%) .NET Developer
8 6 (5.26%) Security Engineer
8 6 (5.26%) Information Analyst
8 6 (5.26%) Information Security Engineer
9 5 (4.39%) Business Intelligence Developer
9 5 (4.39%) Data Analyst
9 5 (4.39%) SQL DBA
10 4 (3.51%) Administrator
10 4 (3.51%) Consultant
10 4 (3.51%) Architect
10 4 (3.51%) DB2 DBA
10 4 (3.51%) NHS Information Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (11.40%) .NET
1 13 (11.40%) Middleware
2 8 (7.02%) ASP.NET
3 7 (6.14%) ISPF
4 6 (5.26%) HTML
5 4 (3.51%) Oracle Fusion
5 4 (3.51%) XML
6 3 (2.63%) SOAP
6 3 (2.63%) MDX
6 3 (2.63%) WCF
7 2 (1.75%) XSLT
7 2 (1.75%) Web Services
7 2 (1.75%) CSS
7 2 (1.75%) jQuery
7 2 (1.75%) .NET Framework
7 2 (1.75%) ASP.NET Web API
8 1 (0.88%) JSON
8 1 (0.88%) ASP.NET MVC
8 1 (0.88%) HTML5
8 1 (0.88%) Entity Framework
Miscellaneous
1 12 (10.53%) NHS
1 12 (10.53%) Mainframe
2 8 (7.02%) Clustering
2 8 (7.02%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (2.63%) Informatics
4 2 (1.75%) PKI
4 2 (1.75%) Replication
4 2 (1.75%) Data Extraction
4 2 (1.75%) DTV
4 2 (1.75%) Mobile App
5 1 (0.88%) Visualisation
5 1 (0.88%) Blackberry
5 1 (0.88%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 20 (17.54%) Windows
2 13 (11.40%) UNIX
3 12 (10.53%) zOS
4 7 (6.14%) Windows Server 2003
4 7 (6.14%) Windows Server 2008
5 4 (3.51%) Windows XP
6 3 (2.63%) VMS
6 3 (2.63%) OpenVMS
6 3 (2.63%) Windows 7
7 2 (1.75%) Windows Mobile
8 1 (0.88%) Android
8 1 (0.88%) Windows CE
8 1 (0.88%) Apple iOS
8 1 (0.88%) Windows 8
8 1 (0.88%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (21.93%) ETL
2 20 (17.54%) Business Intelligence
3 18 (15.79%) Agile Software Development
4 15 (13.16%) ITIL
5 13 (11.40%) SDLC
6 9 (7.89%) Migration
6 9 (7.89%) Data Analysis
7 8 (7.02%) System Testing
8 7 (6.14%) Waterfall
8 7 (6.14%) Performance Tuning
8 7 (6.14%) Requirements Analysis
8 7 (6.14%) Integration Testing
8 7 (6.14%) Information Security
9 6 (5.26%) Data Transformation
9 6 (5.26%) Patch Management
10 5 (4.39%) System Integration Testing
10 5 (4.39%) Test Automation
10 5 (4.39%) Stakeholder Management
10 5 (4.39%) E-Commerce
10 5 (4.39%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 21 (18.42%) T-SQL
2 14 (12.28%) C#
3 8 (7.02%) Java
3 8 (7.02%) PL/SQL
3 8 (7.02%) REXX
4 7 (6.14%) JCL
5 6 (5.26%) JavaScript
6 5 (4.39%) C
7 3 (2.63%) C++
8 2 (1.75%) PHP
8 2 (1.75%) Assembly Language
8 2 (1.75%) VB
8 2 (1.75%) CLIST
9 1 (0.88%) VB6
9 1 (0.88%) PHP5
9 1 (0.88%) PowerShell
9 1 (0.88%) VB.NET
9 1 (0.88%) ABAP
9 1 (0.88%) VBA
9 1 (0.88%) XQuery
Qualifications
1 8 (7.02%) Microsoft Certification
2 6 (5.26%) ITIL Certification
2 6 (5.26%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 6 (5.26%) MCP
3 4 (3.51%) ISTQB
4 3 (2.63%) ISEB
5 2 (1.75%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 1 (0.88%) SC Cleared
6 1 (0.88%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (2.63%) QA
2 2 (1.75%) HL7
System Software
1 12 (10.53%) Time Sharing Option
2 7 (6.14%) Job Entry Subsystem
2 7 (6.14%) Active Directory
2 7 (6.14%) RACF
3 6 (5.26%) VMware ESX
3 6 (5.26%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (5.26%) VMware ESXi
4 1 (0.88%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 6 (5.26%) OMEGAMON
1 6 (5.26%) zSecure
2 2 (1.75%) LiteSpeed
3 1 (0.88%) SCCM
3 1 (0.88%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 29 (25.44%) Microsoft
2 20 (17.54%) Oracle
3 13 (11.40%) IBM
4 9 (7.89%) Sybase
5 8 (7.02%) Teradata
6 7 (6.14%) Tableau
6 7 (6.14%) VMware
6 7 (6.14%) CA
7 6 (5.26%) Cognos
7 6 (5.26%) MicroStrategy
8 3 (2.63%) SAP
9 2 (1.75%) Neverfail
10 1 (0.88%) Cisco
10 1 (0.88%) Hyperion
10 1 (0.88%) HP
10 1 (0.88%) Remedy
10 1 (0.88%) ATG
10 1 (0.88%) Nintex
10 1 (0.88%) MEDITECH
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