The table below looks at the statistics for SQL skills in IT contracts advertised for the Preston region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SQL 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
Structured Query Language (SQL)
Rank 2 6 7
Rank change year-on-year
+4 +1
Contract jobs citing SQL 19 8 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Preston 16.96% 14.29% 11.11%
As % of the Programming Languages category 55.88% 34.78% 40.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 6 8
Average daily rate
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£200 £203 £412
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.23% -50.84%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £28.50 £27.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+5.55% -1.81%
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Programming Languages category in contract jobs advertised in the Preston region.

Programming Languages Category
Preston
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
34 23 20
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Preston 30.36% 41.07% 27.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 16 19
Average daily rate £200 £375 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-46.66% +25.00%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 2 0
Average hourly rate £35.50 £42.00 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-15.47% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.50 £33.53 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+5.89% -4.21%

SQL
Jobs Demand Trend in Preston

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing SQL across the Preston region as a proportion of the total demand within the Programming Languages category.

SQL Jobs Demand Trend in Preston

SQL
Daily Rate Trend in Preston

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

SQL Daily Rate Trend in Preston

SQL
Daily Rate Histogram in Preston

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

SQL Daily Rate Histogram in Preston

SQL
Hourly Rate Trend in Preston

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

SQL Hourly Rate Trend in Preston

SQL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Preston

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Preston 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 19 (52.78%) SQL Server
2 18 (50.00%) PL/SQL
2 18 (50.00%) Oracle
3 15 (41.67%) C#
3 15 (41.67%) .NET
4 13 (36.11%) Classic ASP
4 13 (36.11%) Oracle Database
5 12 (33.33%) JavaScript
6 11 (30.56%) Telecoms
6 11 (30.56%) Oracle Database 11g
7 10 (27.78%) Umbraco
7 10 (27.78%) Analytical Skills
7 10 (27.78%) HTML5
7 10 (27.78%) CSS3
7 10 (27.78%) PhoneGap
7 10 (27.78%) MVC
7 10 (27.78%) HTML
7 10 (27.78%) Visual Studio
7 10 (27.78%) CSS
8 8 (22.22%) ASP.NET
8 8 (22.22%) NHS
9 6 (16.67%) Microsoft
9 6 (16.67%) VBA
9 6 (16.67%) Degree
10 5 (13.89%) SC Cleared
10 5 (13.89%) Security Cleared
10 5 (13.89%) SaaS
10 5 (13.89%) Java
10 5 (13.89%) MS Excel
11 4 (11.11%) Project Management

SQL
Top Related IT Skills in Preston by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Preston 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 10 (27.78%) Umbraco
2 4 (11.11%) SharePoint
3 3 (8.33%) IIS
4 1 (2.78%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 5 (13.89%) MS Excel
2 2 (5.56%) MS Project
3 1 (2.78%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 2 (5.56%) ResourceLink
2 1 (2.78%) Oracle EBS R12
2 1 (2.78%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 5 (13.89%) SaaS
2 2 (5.56%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 2 (5.56%) Firewall
1 2 (5.56%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (52.78%) SQL Server
2 13 (36.11%) Oracle Database
3 11 (30.56%) Oracle Database 11g
4 4 (11.11%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 3 (8.33%) QlikView
5 3 (8.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 2 (5.56%) Relational Database
7 1 (2.78%) IMS/DB
7 1 (2.78%) Oracle BI Publisher
7 1 (2.78%) SQL Server 2012
7 1 (2.78%) Oracle BI EE
7 1 (2.78%) DB2
7 1 (2.78%) Oracle Discoverer
7 1 (2.78%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 10 (27.78%) Visual Studio
2 3 (8.33%) Oracle APEX
3 2 (5.56%) VSS/SourceSafe
4 1 (2.78%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 11 (30.56%) Telecoms
2 1 (2.78%) Finance
Job Titles
1 12 (33.33%) Developer
2 6 (16.67%) SQL Developer
3 5 (13.89%) Analyst
3 5 (13.89%) Architect
4 4 (11.11%) Integration Architect
4 4 (11.11%) Senior Analyst
5 3 (8.33%) .NET Developer
5 3 (8.33%) Information Analyst
5 3 (8.33%) Senior Information Analyst
6 2 (5.56%) Project Manager
7 1 (2.78%) SharePoint Administrator
7 1 (2.78%) Business Intelligence Developer
7 1 (2.78%) Senior Oracle Consultant
7 1 (2.78%) Senior Oracle Technical Consultant
7 1 (2.78%) SharePoint Developer
7 1 (2.78%) Mainframe Developer
7 1 (2.78%) E-Business Consultant
7 1 (2.78%) Senior Technical Consultant
7 1 (2.78%) Oracle Consultant
7 1 (2.78%) Senior Business Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (41.67%) .NET
2 13 (36.11%) Classic ASP
3 10 (27.78%) HTML5
3 10 (27.78%) CSS3
3 10 (27.78%) PhoneGap
3 10 (27.78%) HTML
3 10 (27.78%) CSS
4 8 (22.22%) ASP.NET
5 1 (2.78%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 10 (27.78%) Analytical Skills
2 8 (22.22%) NHS
3 2 (5.56%) Clustering
4 1 (2.78%) Mathematics
4 1 (2.78%) IBM Mainframe
4 1 (2.78%) Data Integration
4 1 (2.78%) N-Tier
4 1 (2.78%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 3 (8.33%) UNIX
1 3 (8.33%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (27.78%) MVC
2 4 (11.11%) Project Management
2 4 (11.11%) Business Intelligence
3 3 (8.33%) Migration
4 2 (5.56%) Benchmarking
4 2 (5.56%) Workflow
4 2 (5.56%) CRM
4 2 (5.56%) Data Migration
4 2 (5.56%) Predictive Modelling
4 2 (5.56%) Waterfall
4 2 (5.56%) Scrum
4 2 (5.56%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (2.78%) Web Development
5 1 (2.78%) Data Analysis
5 1 (2.78%) Data Management
5 1 (2.78%) Metadata Management
5 1 (2.78%) ITIL
5 1 (2.78%) ERP
5 1 (2.78%) Data Modelling
5 1 (2.78%) ETL
Programming Languages
1 18 (50.00%) PL/SQL
2 15 (41.67%) C#
3 12 (33.33%) JavaScript
4 6 (16.67%) VBA
5 5 (13.89%) Java
6 4 (11.11%) T-SQL
7 3 (8.33%) VB
8 2 (5.56%) Shell Script
8 2 (5.56%) Python
8 2 (5.56%) VB.NET
8 2 (5.56%) VBScript
8 2 (5.56%) Perl
8 2 (5.56%) PowerShell
9 1 (2.78%) JCL
9 1 (2.78%) PL/1
Qualifications
1 6 (16.67%) Degree
2 5 (13.89%) SC Cleared
2 5 (13.89%) Security Cleared
3 1 (2.78%) ITIL Certification
System Software
1 2 (5.56%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 2 (5.56%) PureDisk
1 2 (5.56%) SCDPM
1 2 (5.56%) NetBackup
1 2 (5.56%) WMI
2 1 (2.78%) CA Endevor
Vendors
1 18 (50.00%) Oracle
2 6 (16.67%) Microsoft
3 3 (8.33%) webMethods
4 2 (5.56%) Dell
4 2 (5.56%) Software AG
4 2 (5.56%) SAP
5 1 (2.78%) Aquila
5 1 (2.78%) Nintex
5 1 (2.78%) Syncsort
5 1 (2.78%) Business Objects
5 1 (2.78%) IBM
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