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 3 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
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Structured Query Language (SQL)
Rank 5 4 4
Rank change year-on-year
-1 0
Contract jobs citing SQL 49 25 31
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Merseyside 13.28% 13.51% 15.20%
As % of the Programming Languages category 57.65% 39.68% 49.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 26 15 19
Average daily rate
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£308 £310 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.80% -14.48%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £180 £196 £348
10% offered a daily rate of more than £439 £471 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £330 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.03% +1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Average hourly rate £19.98 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.75 £30.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-20.83% +9.09%
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
85 63 63
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Merseyside 23.04% 34.05% 30.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 39 32 42
Average daily rate £313 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.71% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £197 £220 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £490 £472 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 0
Average hourly rate £19.98 £15.00 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+33.20% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £35.00 £33.50
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +4.47%

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 3 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 3 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 0 40 £323 -2.27% 25
Wirral -4 1 - - 1
SQL
North West

SQL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Merseyside

For the 6 months to 3 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 28 (29.79%) SQL Server
2 27 (28.72%) Microsoft
3 21 (22.34%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 20 (21.28%) T-SQL
4 20 (21.28%) Data Warehouse
5 19 (20.21%) Oracle
6 16 (17.02%) Windows
6 16 (17.02%) Finance
7 15 (15.96%) ETL
7 15 (15.96%) Business Intelligence
7 15 (15.96%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 13 (13.83%) SDLC
9 12 (12.77%) Agile Software Development
9 12 (12.77%) MS Excel
10 11 (11.70%) UNIX
10 11 (11.70%) .NET
11 10 (10.64%) DB2
11 10 (10.64%) Migration
12 9 (9.57%) Microsoft Certification
12 9 (9.57%) NHS
12 9 (9.57%) PL/SQL
12 9 (9.57%) Java
12 9 (9.57%) ITIL
12 9 (9.57%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 9 (9.57%) SQL Server 2008
13 8 (8.51%) Integration Testing
13 8 (8.51%) Oracle Reports
13 8 (8.51%) C#
13 8 (8.51%) IIS
13 8 (8.51%) Clustering

SQL
Top Related IT Skills in Merseyside by Category

For the 6 months to 3 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 (8.51%) IIS
2 6 (6.38%) SharePoint
3 2 (2.13%) JCAPS
3 2 (2.13%) SAS
3 2 (2.13%) WebLogic
4 1 (1.06%) CICS
4 1 (1.06%) NetWeaver
4 1 (1.06%) Oracle Service Bus
4 1 (1.06%) K2 blackpearl
4 1 (1.06%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 1 (1.06%) SharePoint 2013
4 1 (1.06%) Exchange Server 2013
4 1 (1.06%) MS Exchange
4 1 (1.06%) MQSeries
Applications
1 12 (12.77%) MS Excel
2 6 (6.38%) MS PowerPoint
3 4 (4.26%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 4 (4.26%) Oracle EBS R12
2 2 (2.13%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 2 (2.13%) Oracle Financials
2 2 (2.13%) Oracle EBS
3 1 (1.06%) Oracle HRMS
3 1 (1.06%) Oracle Applications
3 1 (1.06%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 3 (3.19%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (1.06%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (7.45%) HTTP
1 7 (7.45%) DNS
1 7 (7.45%) SSL
1 7 (7.45%) Firewall
2 6 (6.38%) SMTP
2 6 (6.38%) FTP
3 1 (1.06%) WAN
3 1 (1.06%) DHCP
3 1 (1.06%) DAB
3 1 (1.06%) Kerberos
3 1 (1.06%) Wireless
3 1 (1.06%) IP Telephony
3 1 (1.06%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 28 (29.79%) SQL Server
2 21 (22.34%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 20 (21.28%) Data Warehouse
4 15 (15.96%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 10 (10.64%) DB2
6 9 (9.57%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 9 (9.57%) SQL Server 2008
7 8 (8.51%) Oracle Reports
8 5 (5.32%) SQL Server 2005
8 5 (5.32%) OLTP
8 5 (5.32%) SQL Server 2012
9 4 (4.26%) Oracle Database
9 4 (4.26%) Relational Database
9 4 (4.26%) MySQL
9 4 (4.26%) Oracle BI EE
10 3 (3.19%) QlikView
10 3 (3.19%) Oracle Database 11g
10 3 (3.19%) Oracle ODI
11 2 (2.13%) Crystal Reports
11 2 (2.13%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 3 (3.19%) Visual Studio
2 2 (2.13%) SoapUI
3 1 (1.06%) MSBuild
3 1 (1.06%) Oracle Forms
3 1 (1.06%) Git (software)
3 1 (1.06%) Ant
General
1 16 (17.02%) Finance
2 5 (5.32%) Manufacturing
3 4 (4.26%) Retail
4 2 (2.13%) Marketing
4 2 (2.13%) Electronics
4 2 (2.13%) Telecoms
4 2 (2.13%) Banking
5 1 (1.06%) Back Office
5 1 (1.06%) Advertising
5 1 (1.06%) Publishing
5 1 (1.06%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 27 (28.72%) Developer
2 26 (27.66%) Analyst
3 12 (12.77%) SQL Developer
4 10 (10.64%) Test Analyst
5 9 (9.57%) DBA
6 7 (7.45%) Consultant
6 7 (7.45%) Support Analyst
7 5 (5.32%) SQL DBA
7 5 (5.32%) Administrator
7 5 (5.32%) .NET Developer
7 5 (5.32%) Business Intelligence Developer
7 5 (5.32%) IT Support
8 4 (4.26%) Teradata Analyst
8 4 (4.26%) Oracle Consultant
8 4 (4.26%) DB2 DBA
8 4 (4.26%) IT Support Analyst
8 4 (4.26%) Information Analyst
8 4 (4.26%) Applications Support
8 4 (4.26%) Architect
9 3 (3.19%) SQL Server Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (11.70%) .NET
2 7 (7.45%) ASP.NET
2 7 (7.45%) XML
3 5 (5.32%) HTML
4 4 (4.26%) Middleware
5 3 (3.19%) WCF
5 3 (3.19%) MDX
6 2 (2.13%) AngularJS
6 2 (2.13%) ASP.NET Web API
6 2 (2.13%) XSLT
6 2 (2.13%) .NET Framework
6 2 (2.13%) Web Services
6 2 (2.13%) CSS
7 1 (1.06%) Servlets
7 1 (1.06%) J2EE
7 1 (1.06%) ADO.NET
7 1 (1.06%) XSD
7 1 (1.06%) JSON
7 1 (1.06%) WSDL
7 1 (1.06%) Hibernate
Miscellaneous
1 9 (9.57%) NHS
2 8 (8.51%) Clustering
3 7 (7.45%) Analytical Skills
4 6 (6.38%) Mainframe
5 3 (3.19%) Replication
6 2 (2.13%) DTV
7 1 (1.06%) Blackberry
7 1 (1.06%) PKI
7 1 (1.06%) Informatics
7 1 (1.06%) Mathematics
7 1 (1.06%) Data Extraction
7 1 (1.06%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 16 (17.02%) Windows
2 11 (11.70%) UNIX
3 7 (7.45%) Windows Server 2003
3 7 (7.45%) Windows Server 2008
4 6 (6.38%) zOS
5 5 (5.32%) Windows XP
6 4 (4.26%) VMS
6 4 (4.26%) OpenVMS
7 2 (2.13%) Windows 7
8 1 (1.06%) Apple iOS
8 1 (1.06%) Windows 8
8 1 (1.06%) Windows Server 2012
8 1 (1.06%) Solaris
8 1 (1.06%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (15.96%) ETL
1 15 (15.96%) Business Intelligence
2 13 (13.83%) SDLC
3 12 (12.77%) Agile Software Development
4 10 (10.64%) Migration
5 9 (9.57%) ITIL
6 8 (8.51%) Integration Testing
7 7 (7.45%) Performance Tuning
8 6 (6.38%) Data Migration
8 6 (6.38%) Patch Management
8 6 (6.38%) Data Analysis
9 5 (5.32%) User Acceptance Testing
9 5 (5.32%) E-Commerce
9 5 (5.32%) Stakeholder Management
9 5 (5.32%) System Integration Testing
9 5 (5.32%) System Testing
10 4 (4.26%) Waterfall
10 4 (4.26%) MVC
10 4 (4.26%) Requirements Analysis
11 3 (3.19%) Project Planning
Programming Languages
1 20 (21.28%) T-SQL
2 9 (9.57%) Java
2 9 (9.57%) PL/SQL
3 8 (8.51%) C#
4 7 (7.45%) REXX
5 6 (6.38%) JCL
6 5 (5.32%) C
6 5 (5.32%) JavaScript
7 2 (2.13%) PHP
8 1 (1.06%) Shell Script
8 1 (1.06%) VB6
8 1 (1.06%) PHP5
8 1 (1.06%) PowerShell
8 1 (1.06%) Perl
8 1 (1.06%) VB
8 1 (1.06%) VB.NET
8 1 (1.06%) ABAP
8 1 (1.06%) XQuery
8 1 (1.06%) Assembly Language
Qualifications
1 9 (9.57%) Microsoft Certification
2 6 (6.38%) ITIL Certification
2 6 (6.38%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 6 (6.38%) MCP
3 5 (5.32%) ISTQB
4 3 (3.19%) ISEB
5 2 (2.13%) SC Cleared
5 2 (2.13%) Security Cleared
5 2 (2.13%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (3.19%) QA
2 2 (2.13%) HL7
3 1 (1.06%) Data Quality
System Software
1 7 (7.45%) Active Directory
2 6 (6.38%) VMware ESX
2 6 (6.38%) VMware Infrastructure
2 6 (6.38%) VMware ESXi
3 1 (1.06%) Hyper-V
3 1 (1.06%) RACF
Systems Management
1 6 (6.38%) OMEGAMON
2 2 (2.13%) LiteSpeed
3 1 (1.06%) SCCM
3 1 (1.06%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 27 (28.72%) Microsoft
2 19 (20.21%) Oracle
3 7 (7.45%) VMware
3 7 (7.45%) IBM
4 5 (5.32%) Teradata
4 5 (5.32%) Business Objects
5 4 (4.26%) Tableau
6 3 (3.19%) Sybase
6 3 (3.19%) MicroStrategy
6 3 (3.19%) SAP
6 3 (3.19%) Cognos
7 2 (2.13%) Neverfail
8 1 (1.06%) Cisco
8 1 (1.06%) HP
8 1 (1.06%) CA
8 1 (1.06%) Hyperion
8 1 (1.06%) Remedy
8 1 (1.06%) ATG
8 1 (1.06%) Nintex
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