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 17 October 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
17 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Structured Query Language (SQL)
Rank 7 2 4
Rank change year-on-year
-5 +2
Contract jobs citing SQL 37 59 28
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Merseyside 14.18% 26.11% 14.89%
As % of the Programming Languages category 45.12% 60.82% 42.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 31 16
Average daily rate
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£300 £325 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.69% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £245 £175 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £450 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 2 0
Average hourly rate £18.11 £21.50 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-15.79% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.75 £25.00 £28.07
% change year-on-year
+3.00% -10.92%
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
82 97 66
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Merseyside 31.42% 42.92% 35.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 46 57 31
Average daily rate £300 £300 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £210 £235 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £450 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 2 1
Average hourly rate £26.25 £23.00 £21.86
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+14.13% +5.21%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £33.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+4.47% -4.28%

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 17 October 2014.

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 17 October 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
Liverpool -6 27 £300 -7.69% 29
St Helens -1 3 - - 1
Wirral - - - - 1
Southport - - - - 1
Birkenhead - - - - 1
SQL
North West

SQL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Merseyside

For the 6 months to 17 October 2014, 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 29 (46.77%) SQL Server
2 21 (33.87%) Oracle
3 20 (32.26%) .NET
3 20 (32.26%) Microsoft
4 19 (30.65%) Data Warehouse
5 13 (20.97%) C#
5 13 (20.97%) T-SQL
5 13 (20.97%) NHS
6 12 (19.35%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 12 (19.35%) SQL Server 2008
7 11 (17.74%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 11 (17.74%) PL/SQL
7 11 (17.74%) Oracle Reports
7 11 (17.74%) Analytical Skills
8 10 (16.13%) Business Intelligence
8 10 (16.13%) JavaScript
8 10 (16.13%) ASP.NET
8 10 (16.13%) SharePoint
8 10 (16.13%) Finance
9 9 (14.52%) UNIX
9 9 (14.52%) QA
10 8 (12.90%) Degree
10 8 (12.90%) SharePoint 2010
10 8 (12.90%) Windows
10 8 (12.90%) HTML
10 8 (12.90%) Java
11 7 (11.29%) XML
11 7 (11.29%) ETL
11 7 (11.29%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 7 (11.29%) Content Management

SQL
Top Related IT Skills in Merseyside by Category

For the 6 months to 17 October 2014, 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 10 (16.13%) SharePoint
2 8 (12.90%) SharePoint 2010
3 5 (8.06%) Umbraco
3 5 (8.06%) IIS
4 3 (4.84%) BizTalk Server
5 2 (3.23%) WebLogic
5 2 (3.23%) OpenEdge
5 2 (3.23%) Oracle Service Bus
5 2 (3.23%) Oracle SOA Suite
6 1 (1.61%) CMS
6 1 (1.61%) AquaLogic
6 1 (1.61%) Tomcat
6 1 (1.61%) SAS
Applications
1 6 (9.68%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.61%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 4 (6.45%) Oracle Financials
1 4 (6.45%) Oracle EBS R12
2 2 (3.23%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (3.23%) Oracle EBS
3 1 (1.61%) Oracle ERP
3 1 (1.61%) Oracle Applications
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.61%) PaaS
1 1 (1.61%) GitHub
1 1 (1.61%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (4.84%) LAN
2 2 (3.23%) WAN
2 2 (3.23%) CTI
3 1 (1.61%) Internet
3 1 (1.61%) MGCP
3 1 (1.61%) H.323
3 1 (1.61%) Firewall
3 1 (1.61%) Cisco ICM
3 1 (1.61%) SMTP
3 1 (1.61%) FTP
3 1 (1.61%) HTTP
3 1 (1.61%) DNS
3 1 (1.61%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 29 (46.77%) SQL Server
2 19 (30.65%) Data Warehouse
3 12 (19.35%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 12 (19.35%) SQL Server 2008
4 11 (17.74%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 11 (17.74%) Oracle Reports
5 7 (11.29%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 5 (8.06%) Oracle Database
6 5 (8.06%) Oracle Database 11g
7 4 (6.45%) SQL Server 2005
7 4 (6.45%) Oracle Database 10g
7 4 (6.45%) SQL Server 2012
8 3 (4.84%) Relational Database
8 3 (4.84%) Oracle ODI
8 3 (4.84%) SQL Server 2000
8 3 (4.84%) Crystal Reports
8 3 (4.84%) QlikView
9 2 (3.23%) Siebel EIM
9 2 (3.23%) OLAP
10 1 (1.61%) EDMS
Development Applications
1 6 (9.68%) Oracle Forms
2 4 (6.45%) Selenium
3 3 (4.84%) TestComplete
3 3 (4.84%) QuickTest Pro
4 2 (3.23%) Ant
5 1 (1.61%) JMeter
5 1 (1.61%) NUnit
5 1 (1.61%) Oracle APEX
5 1 (1.61%) Team Foundation Server
5 1 (1.61%) Eclipse
5 1 (1.61%) Toad
General
1 10 (16.13%) Finance
2 2 (3.23%) Legal
2 2 (3.23%) Retail
2 2 (3.23%) Telecoms
3 1 (1.61%) Billing
3 1 (1.61%) Marketing
3 1 (1.61%) Games
3 1 (1.61%) Banking
Job Titles
1 29 (46.77%) Developer
2 22 (35.48%) Analyst
3 8 (12.90%) Oracle Developer
4 6 (9.68%) Test Analyst
4 6 (9.68%) SQL Developer
5 5 (8.06%) Information Analyst
6 4 (6.45%) Oracle Financials Developer
6 4 (6.45%) Business Intelligence Developer
6 4 (6.45%) .NET Developer
6 4 (6.45%) Tester
7 3 (4.84%) Web Developer
7 3 (4.84%) QA Tester
7 3 (4.84%) QA Test Analyst
7 3 (4.84%) Software Test Analyst
7 3 (4.84%) Siebel Analyst
7 3 (4.84%) NHS Information Analyst
7 3 (4.84%) Technical Developer
7 3 (4.84%) QA Analyst
8 2 (3.23%) Analyst Developer
8 2 (3.23%) .NET Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (32.26%) .NET
2 10 (16.13%) ASP.NET
3 8 (12.90%) HTML
4 7 (11.29%) XML
5 6 (9.68%) .NET Framework
6 5 (8.06%) Web Services
6 5 (8.06%) HTML5
7 3 (4.84%) XSLT
7 3 (4.84%) MDX
7 3 (4.84%) WCF
7 3 (4.84%) jQuery
7 3 (4.84%) CSS
8 2 (3.23%) Oracle Fusion
8 2 (3.23%) Middleware
9 1 (1.61%) WSDL
9 1 (1.61%) XSD
9 1 (1.61%) EJB
9 1 (1.61%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 13 (20.97%) NHS
2 11 (17.74%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (1.61%) Clustering
3 1 (1.61%) IVR
3 1 (1.61%) Statistics
3 1 (1.61%) Computer Science
3 1 (1.61%) Online Games
3 1 (1.61%) Data Extraction
3 1 (1.61%) Social Gaming
3 1 (1.61%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 9 (14.52%) UNIX
2 8 (12.90%) Windows
3 5 (8.06%) Windows 7
4 4 (6.45%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (3.23%) Linux
5 2 (3.23%) Windows 2000
6 1 (1.61%) Windows NT
6 1 (1.61%) Windows XP
6 1 (1.61%) Windows Vista
6 1 (1.61%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (1.61%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (16.13%) Business Intelligence
2 7 (11.29%) Content Management
2 7 (11.29%) ETL
3 6 (9.68%) Software Testing
4 5 (8.06%) Software Engineering
4 5 (8.06%) CRM
4 5 (8.06%) Stakeholder Management
4 5 (8.06%) Agile Software Development
5 4 (6.45%) TDD
5 4 (6.45%) MVC
5 4 (6.45%) Data Modelling
5 4 (6.45%) Security Testing
5 4 (6.45%) Test Scripting
5 4 (6.45%) Performance Tuning
6 3 (4.84%) Automation Testing
6 3 (4.84%) Line Management
6 3 (4.84%) V-Model
6 3 (4.84%) Test Automation
6 3 (4.84%) Integration Testing
6 3 (4.84%) Load Testing
Programming Languages
1 13 (20.97%) C#
1 13 (20.97%) T-SQL
2 11 (17.74%) PL/SQL
3 10 (16.13%) JavaScript
4 8 (12.90%) Java
5 6 (9.68%) VBScript
6 5 (8.06%) VB
7 2 (3.23%) C
7 2 (3.23%) VBA
7 2 (3.23%) XQuery
7 2 (3.23%) Shell Script
8 1 (1.61%) C++
8 1 (1.61%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 8 (12.90%) Degree
2 6 (9.68%) ISEB
2 6 (9.68%) Security Cleared
3 5 (8.06%) SC Cleared
4 4 (6.45%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 3 (4.84%) ISTQB
6 1 (1.61%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (14.52%) QA
2 1 (1.61%) HL7
2 1 (1.61%) Data Quality
System Software
1 2 (3.23%) Active Directory
1 2 (3.23%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (1.61%) XenApp
2 1 (1.61%) VMware ESXi
2 1 (1.61%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 1 (1.61%) NetBackup
1 1 (1.61%) SCCM
1 1 (1.61%) Cisco UCCE
1 1 (1.61%) Cisco CUCM
Vendors
1 21 (33.87%) Oracle
2 20 (32.26%) Microsoft
3 5 (8.06%) Siebel
4 3 (4.84%) Business Objects
4 3 (4.84%) Informatica
5 2 (3.23%) VMware
5 2 (3.23%) CosmoCom
5 2 (3.23%) Actuate
6 1 (1.61%) BMC
6 1 (1.61%) BEA
6 1 (1.61%) HP
6 1 (1.61%) EMC
6 1 (1.61%) Citrix
6 1 (1.61%) SAP
6 1 (1.61%) Cognos
6 1 (1.61%) Trillium
6 1 (1.61%) Cisco
6 1 (1.61%) IBM
6 1 (1.61%) Teradata
6 1 (1.61%) Facebook
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