The table below looks at the statistics for Toad 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 Toad over the 3 months to 30 January 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
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Dell Software Toad
Rank 124 116 117
Rank change year-on-year
-8 +1
Contract jobs citing Toad 8 5 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.25% 0.19% 0.19%
As % of the Development Applications category 2.01% 2.10% 2.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 2 1
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£381 £513 £200
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-25.60% +156.25%
UK excluding London average daily rate £390 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+4.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £37.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.00 £57.15 -
% change year-on-year
-35.25% -
Toad
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Development Applications category in contract jobs advertised in the North West region.

Development Applications Category
North West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
399 238 224
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 12.69% 8.92% 8.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 261 116 119
Average daily rate £350 £350 £350
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £425 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £340 £338
% change year-on-year
+10.29% +0.74%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 15 2
Average hourly rate £37.00 £32.00 £27.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+15.62% +18.51%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £35.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -2.77%

Toad
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Toad across the North West region as a proportion of the total demand within the Development Applications category.

Toad Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

Toad
Daily Rate Trend in the North West

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

Toad Daily Rate Trend in the North West

Toad
Daily Rate Histogram in the North West

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Toad across the North West region over the 3 months to 30 January 2015.

Toad Daily Rate Histogram in the North West

Toad
Hourly Rate Trend in the North West

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

Toad Hourly Rate Trend in the North West

Toad
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 Toad within the North West region over the 3 months to 30 January 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
Manchester -1 5 £381 +38.63% 1
Cheshire - - - -
Toad
England

Toad
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the North West region citing Toad 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 Toad.

1 14 (77.78%) SQL
2 13 (72.22%) SQL Server
3 12 (66.67%) Oracle
4 10 (55.56%) Microsoft
4 10 (55.56%) Migration
5 9 (50.00%) PL/SQL
6 8 (44.44%) Windows
6 8 (44.44%) Oracle Database
7 7 (38.89%) SQL Server 2008
7 7 (38.89%) Data Migration
7 7 (38.89%) Data Cleansing
7 7 (38.89%) Data Extraction
7 7 (38.89%) MS Excel
8 6 (33.33%) Oracle RMAN
9 5 (27.78%) Northgate
9 5 (27.78%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
9 5 (27.78%) Data Architecture
10 4 (22.22%) Performance Tuning
10 4 (22.22%) Data Guard
10 4 (22.22%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 4 (22.22%) OO
10 4 (22.22%) OOD
10 4 (22.22%) .NET
10 4 (22.22%) HTML
10 4 (22.22%) UNIX
10 4 (22.22%) XML
11 3 (16.67%) SOAP
11 3 (16.67%) Web Services
11 3 (16.67%) HP
11 3 (16.67%) FTP

Toad
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the North West region citing Toad 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 Toad. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Applications
1 7 (38.89%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (11.11%) Oracle General Ledger
1 2 (11.11%) Oracle EBS R12
2 1 (5.56%) Oracle 11i
2 1 (5.56%) Oracle Applications
2 1 (5.56%) Oracle EBS
2 1 (5.56%) Oracle Payables
2 1 (5.56%) Oracle Receivables
2 1 (5.56%) Oracle Assets
Communications & Networking
1 3 (16.67%) FTP
1 3 (16.67%) HTTP
1 3 (16.67%) TCP/IP
1 3 (16.67%) PuTTY
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (72.22%) SQL Server
2 8 (44.44%) Oracle Database
3 7 (38.89%) SQL Server 2008
4 4 (22.22%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 2 (11.11%) TKPROF
5 2 (11.11%) Oracle Database 11g
5 2 (11.11%) SQL Server 2005
5 2 (11.11%) MS Access
5 2 (11.11%) Oracle Database 10g
Development Applications
1 5 (27.78%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
2 3 (16.67%) LoadRunner
3 1 (5.56%) Visual Studio
3 1 (5.56%) Selenium
3 1 (5.56%) JMeter
3 1 (5.56%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 3 (16.67%) Retail
1 3 (16.67%) Finance
2 1 (5.56%) General Ledger
2 1 (5.56%) Billing
2 1 (5.56%) Banking
Job Titles
1 7 (38.89%) DBA
2 5 (27.78%) Oracle DBA
3 4 (22.22%) Developer
4 3 (16.67%) Analyst
4 3 (16.67%) Test Analyst
4 3 (16.67%) SQL DBA
4 3 (16.67%) Systems Developer
4 3 (16.67%) Administrator
5 2 (11.11%) Data Migration Consultant
5 2 (11.11%) Tester
5 2 (11.11%) Migration Consultant
5 2 (11.11%) Data Consultant
5 2 (11.11%) Performance Test Analyst
5 2 (11.11%) Performance Analyst
5 2 (11.11%) Lead Test Analyst
5 2 (11.11%) Consultant
6 1 (5.56%) Performance Tester
6 1 (5.56%) SQL Developer
6 1 (5.56%) Software Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (22.22%) .NET
1 4 (22.22%) HTML
1 4 (22.22%) XML
2 3 (16.67%) SOAP
2 3 (16.67%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 7 (38.89%) Data Extraction
2 3 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 8 (44.44%) Windows
2 4 (22.22%) UNIX
3 1 (5.56%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (55.56%) Migration
2 7 (38.89%) Data Migration
2 7 (38.89%) Data Cleansing
3 5 (27.78%) Data Architecture
4 4 (22.22%) Performance Tuning
4 4 (22.22%) OO
4 4 (22.22%) OOD
5 3 (16.67%) Performance Testing
5 3 (16.67%) Validation
6 2 (11.11%) Capacity Management
6 2 (11.11%) Database Tuning
6 2 (11.11%) Data Mapping
6 2 (11.11%) Disaster Recovery
6 2 (11.11%) ITIL
7 1 (5.56%) Unit Testing
7 1 (5.56%) Test Management
7 1 (5.56%) Test Scripting
7 1 (5.56%) Regression Testing
7 1 (5.56%) User Acceptance Testing
7 1 (5.56%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 14 (77.78%) SQL
2 9 (50.00%) PL/SQL
3 2 (11.11%) PowerShell
3 2 (11.11%) Perl
3 2 (11.11%) VBA
4 1 (5.56%) C
4 1 (5.56%) Java
Qualifications
1 2 (11.11%) Security Cleared
2 1 (5.56%) ISEB
2 1 (5.56%) SC Cleared
2 1 (5.56%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.56%) QA
System Software
1 6 (33.33%) Oracle RMAN
Systems Management
1 4 (22.22%) Data Guard
2 3 (16.67%) HP Quality Center
3 1 (5.56%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
Vendors
1 12 (66.67%) Oracle
2 10 (55.56%) Microsoft
3 5 (27.78%) Northgate
4 3 (16.67%) HP
4 3 (16.67%) VMware
5 2 (11.11%) Sage
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