The table below looks at the statistics for ODBC skills in IT contracts advertised for the North West region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited ODBC over the 3 months to 6 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
6 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Open Database Connectivity (ODBC)
Rank 145 127 112
Rank change year-on-year
-18 -15
Contract jobs citing ODBC 1 3 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.030% 0.11% 0.13%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.13% 0.41% 0.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 3 1
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£210 £525 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-60.00% +75.00%
UK excluding London average daily rate £295 £525 £365
% change year-on-year
-43.80% +43.83%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £13.00 £39.00
% change year-on-year
- -66.66%
ODBC
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category in contract jobs advertised in the North West region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
North West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
787 739 616
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 23.44% 27.52% 26.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 498 412 338
Average daily rate £350 £350 £310
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +12.90%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £425 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £330 £325
% change year-on-year
+6.06% +1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 24 20 14
Average hourly rate £35.00 £40.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-12.50% +100.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.45 £21.00 £9.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.04 £48.70 £29.97
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.25 £33.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+6.81% -5.71%

ODBC
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing ODBC across the North West region as a proportion of the total demand within the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

ODBC Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

ODBC
Daily Rate Trend in the North West

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

ODBC Daily Rate Trend in the North West

ODBC
Hourly Rate Trend in the North West

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

ODBC Hourly Rate Trend in the North West

ODBC
Contract Job Locations in the North West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing ODBC within the North West region over the 3 months to 6 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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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
Merseyside - - - - 1
ODBC
England

ODBC
Top 18 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 6 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the North West region citing ODBC 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 ODBC.

1 3 (100.00%) SQL
1 3 (100.00%) Oracle
1 3 (100.00%) Windows
1 3 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 3 (100.00%) VMware
1 3 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (66.67%) Oracle Database
2 2 (66.67%) Performance Tuning
2 2 (66.67%) Clustering
2 2 (66.67%) Citrix
2 2 (66.67%) SQL Server
3 1 (33.33%) C
3 1 (33.33%) Java
3 1 (33.33%) LAN
3 1 (33.33%) WAN
3 1 (33.33%) DNS
3 1 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (33.33%) Windows 7

ODBC
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 6 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the North West region citing ODBC 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 ODBC. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Communications & Networking
1 1 (33.33%) LAN
1 1 (33.33%) WAN
1 1 (33.33%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (66.67%) SQL Server
1 2 (66.67%) Oracle Database
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) DBA
1 2 (66.67%) SQL DBA
2 1 (33.33%) Design Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 2 (66.67%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 3 (100.00%) Windows
2 1 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (33.33%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 3 (100.00%) SQL
2 1 (33.33%) C
2 1 (33.33%) Java
System Software
1 3 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 3 (100.00%) Oracle
1 3 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 3 (100.00%) VMware
2 2 (66.67%) Citrix
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