The table below looks at the statistics for SQLPlus 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 SQLPlus over the 3 months to 24 December 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
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Oracle SQL*Plus
Rank 135 125 124
Rank change year-on-year
-10 -1
Contract jobs citing SQLPlus 4 4 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.12% 0.14% 0.20%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 0.57% 0.64% 0.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 3 1
Average daily rate
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£306 £350 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-12.50% +16.66%
UK excluding London average daily rate £385 £315 £375
% change year-on-year
+22.22% -16.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £50.00 £45.00 -
% change year-on-year
+11.11% -
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Database & Business Intelligence category in contract jobs advertised in the North West region.

Database & Business Intelligence Category
North West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Database & Business Intelligence category
705 629 684
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 21.96% 22.21% 23.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 455 356 370
Average daily rate £325 £313 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.00% -3.84%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £217 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £330 £335
% change year-on-year
+9.84% -1.49%
Number of hourly rates quoted 18 28 37
Average hourly rate £36.00 £17.15 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+109.91% -54.26%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.00 £15.23 £19.55
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £67.00 £37.50 £45.18
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £28.00 £30.75
% change year-on-year
+25.00% -8.94%

SQLPlus
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing SQLPlus across the North West region as a proportion of the total demand within the Database & Business Intelligence category.

SQLPlus Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

SQLPlus
Daily Rate Trend in the North West

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

SQLPlus Daily Rate Trend in the North West

SQLPlus
Hourly Rate Trend in the North West

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

SQLPlus Hourly Rate Trend in the North West

SQLPlus
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the North West region citing SQLPlus 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 SQLPlus.

1 4 (100.00%) PL/SQL
1 4 (100.00%) SQL
1 4 (100.00%) Oracle
1 4 (100.00%) MS Office
1 4 (100.00%) Linux
1 4 (100.00%) RAD
1 4 (100.00%) Oracle Forms
1 4 (100.00%) Oracle Reports
1 4 (100.00%) RDBMS
1 4 (100.00%) Oracle Database 10g
1 4 (100.00%) HP
1 4 (100.00%) Red Hat
1 4 (100.00%) VMS
1 4 (100.00%) PostgreSQL
1 4 (100.00%) QA
1 4 (100.00%) Oracle APEX
1 4 (100.00%) Oracle Database 11g
1 4 (100.00%) User Acceptance Testing
1 4 (100.00%) Unit Testing
1 4 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 4 (100.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
1 4 (100.00%) Oracle Database
1 4 (100.00%) Relational Database
2 3 (75.00%) Penetration Testing
2 3 (75.00%) Data Warehouse
3 2 (50.00%) Business Intelligence
3 2 (50.00%) Oracle Discoverer
3 2 (50.00%) Shell Script
3 2 (50.00%) Scrum
3 2 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008

SQLPlus
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the North West region citing SQLPlus 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 SQLPlus. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 2 (50.00%) JBoss
Applications
1 4 (100.00%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (50.00%) Oracle 11i
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (100.00%) RDBMS
1 4 (100.00%) Oracle Database 10g
1 4 (100.00%) PostgreSQL
1 4 (100.00%) Oracle Database 11g
1 4 (100.00%) Oracle Database
1 4 (100.00%) Oracle Reports
1 4 (100.00%) Relational Database
2 3 (75.00%) Data Warehouse
3 2 (50.00%) Oracle Discoverer
3 2 (50.00%) Oracle BI Publisher
Development Applications
1 4 (100.00%) Oracle Forms
1 4 (100.00%) Oracle APEX
Job Titles
1 3 (75.00%) Developer
1 3 (75.00%) Oracle Developer
1 3 (75.00%) Systems Developer
2 2 (50.00%) Systems Integrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (50.00%) Web Services
1 2 (50.00%) XML
Operating Systems
1 4 (100.00%) Linux
1 4 (100.00%) VMS
1 4 (100.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 2 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 2 (50.00%) Windows
2 2 (50.00%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (100.00%) RAD
1 4 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 4 (100.00%) User Acceptance Testing
1 4 (100.00%) Unit Testing
2 3 (75.00%) Penetration Testing
3 2 (50.00%) Business Intelligence
3 2 (50.00%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 4 (100.00%) PL/SQL
1 4 (100.00%) SQL
2 2 (50.00%) Shell Script
2 2 (50.00%) Java
2 2 (50.00%) JavaScript
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (100.00%) QA
Vendors
1 4 (100.00%) Oracle
1 4 (100.00%) HP
1 4 (100.00%) Red Hat