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 22 August 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
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Open Database Connectivity (ODBC)
Rank 131 - 137
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing ODBC 6 0 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.19% - 0.12%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.74% - 0.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 0 3
Average daily rate
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£325 - £250
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 - £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £438 - £290
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £365 £250
% change year-on-year
-17.80% +46.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.00 - £20.75
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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
808 855 1040
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 25.30% 29.37% 31.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 477 460 579
Average daily rate £325 £310 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.83% -4.61%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £473 £400 £424
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 18 37
Average hourly rate £30.00 £32.28 £27.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.05% +17.37%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%

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
Daily Rate Histogram in the North West

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing ODBC across the North West region over the 3 months to 22 August 2014.

ODBC Daily Rate Histogram 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

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Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, 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 7 (77.78%) SQL
2 6 (66.67%) Oracle
2 6 (66.67%) Windows
3 5 (55.56%) LAN
3 5 (55.56%) WAN
3 5 (55.56%) DNS
3 5 (55.56%) Microsoft
3 5 (55.56%) VMware
3 5 (55.56%) Windows 7
3 5 (55.56%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (55.56%) Windows Server 2008
4 4 (44.44%) XenApp
4 4 (44.44%) Citrix
4 4 (44.44%) Java
5 3 (33.33%) MS Office
6 2 (22.22%) C
6 2 (22.22%) Relational Database
6 2 (22.22%) Microsoft App-V
6 2 (22.22%) AppSense
6 2 (22.22%) Web Services
6 2 (22.22%) XML
6 2 (22.22%) Business Intelligence
6 2 (22.22%) RDBMS
6 2 (22.22%) Citrix Certification
7 1 (11.11%) EAM
7 1 (11.11%) LIMS
7 1 (11.11%) OLE DB
7 1 (11.11%) ISO 9001
7 1 (11.11%) ITIL
7 1 (11.11%) JDBC

ODBC
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, 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.

Application Platforms
1 1 (11.11%) SharePoint
1 1 (11.11%) SharePoint Server
1 1 (11.11%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 3 (33.33%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 5 (55.56%) LAN
1 5 (55.56%) WAN
1 5 (55.56%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (22.22%) Relational Database
1 2 (22.22%) RDBMS
2 1 (11.11%) SQL Server
2 1 (11.11%) OLAP
2 1 (11.11%) Crystal Reports
2 1 (11.11%) Oracle Reports
2 1 (11.11%) MS Access
2 1 (11.11%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (11.11%) Data Mining
2 1 (11.11%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 1 (11.11%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (11.11%) Oracle OLAP
2 1 (11.11%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 1 (11.11%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (11.11%) PerformancePoint
2 1 (11.11%) StreamInsight
2 1 (11.11%) SQL Server 2012
2 1 (11.11%) Oracle Database
Job Titles
1 3 (33.33%) Solutions Designer
1 3 (33.33%) Designer
2 2 (22.22%) Design Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) Architect
3 1 (11.11%) Business Analyst
3 1 (11.11%) Developer
3 1 (11.11%) Analyst
3 1 (11.11%) SQL Developer
3 1 (11.11%) PL/SQL Developer
3 1 (11.11%) Data Warehouse Specialist
3 1 (11.11%) Server Specialist
3 1 (11.11%) Report Developer
3 1 (11.11%) Business Intelligence Specialist
3 1 (11.11%) Senior Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (22.22%) Web Services
1 2 (22.22%) XML
2 1 (11.11%) OLE DB
2 1 (11.11%) JDBC
Miscellaneous
1 1 (11.11%) LIMS
Operating Systems
1 6 (66.67%) Windows
2 5 (55.56%) Windows 7
2 5 (55.56%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (22.22%) Business Intelligence
2 1 (11.11%) EAM
2 1 (11.11%) ITIL
2 1 (11.11%) ERP
2 1 (11.11%) ETL
2 1 (11.11%) Data Analysis
2 1 (11.11%) Business Analysis
2 1 (11.11%) Software Testing
2 1 (11.11%) Analytics
2 1 (11.11%) Server Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 7 (77.78%) SQL
2 4 (44.44%) Java
3 2 (22.22%) C
4 1 (11.11%) PL/SQL
4 1 (11.11%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (22.22%) Citrix Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (11.11%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 5 (55.56%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (44.44%) XenApp
3 2 (22.22%) Microsoft App-V
Vendors
1 6 (66.67%) Oracle
2 5 (55.56%) Microsoft
2 5 (55.56%) VMware
3 4 (44.44%) Citrix
4 2 (22.22%) AppSense
5 1 (11.11%) Business Objects
5 1 (11.11%) ServiceNow