The table below looks at the statistics for SQL skills in IT contracts advertised for the Preston region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SQL over the 3 months to 27 September 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
27 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Structured Query Language (SQL)
Rank 3 5 3
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -2
Contract jobs citing SQL 12 13 22
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Preston 20.69% 11.93% 23.66%
As % of the Programming Languages category 48.00% 39.39% 68.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 7 6
Median daily rate £325 £475 £319
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-31.57% +49.01%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £349 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £346 £600 £565
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 3 0
Median hourly rate £25.00 £37.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-32.43% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.00 £33.02 £25.75
% change year-on-year
-18.23% +28.23%
SQL
Lancashire

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
25 33 32
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Preston 43.10% 30.28% 34.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 18 13
Median daily rate £325 £475 £368
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-31.57% +29.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £266 £300 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £452 £664 £605
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 5 1
Median hourly rate £38.50 £37.00 £33.34
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+4.05% +10.97%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.00 £39.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+5.12% +11.42%

SQL
Jobs Demand Trend in Preston

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Preston region citing SQL as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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
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
Hourly Rate Histogram in Preston

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing SQL across the Preston region over the 3 months to 27 September 2016.

SQL Hourly Rate Histogram in Preston

SQL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Preston

For the 6 months to 27 September 2016, IT contractor jobs citing SQL also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Preston region with a requirement for SQL.

1 9 (36.00%) Business Intelligence
2 8 (32.00%) Microsoft
2 8 (32.00%) SQL Server
3 7 (28.00%) Unix
3 7 (28.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 6 (24.00%) Oracle
4 6 (24.00%) ETL
4 6 (24.00%) C#
4 6 (24.00%) VB
5 5 (20.00%) .NET
5 5 (20.00%) MS Excel
5 5 (20.00%) SAP
5 5 (20.00%) XML
5 5 (20.00%) SharePoint
5 5 (20.00%) Data Warehouse
5 5 (20.00%) WinForms
5 5 (20.00%) Test Scripting
6 4 (16.00%) Migration
6 4 (16.00%) Software Engineering
6 4 (16.00%) BusinessObjects
6 4 (16.00%) Active Directory
6 4 (16.00%) LoadRunner
6 4 (16.00%) Finance
6 4 (16.00%) MS Office
6 4 (16.00%) Java
6 4 (16.00%) Analytics
7 3 (12.00%) SQL Optimisation
7 3 (12.00%) SQL Server 2014
7 3 (12.00%) Failover Clustering
7 3 (12.00%) PL/SQL

SQL
Top Related IT Skills in Preston by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 5 (20.00%) SharePoint
2 1 (4.00%) IIS
Applications
1 5 (20.00%) MS Excel
2 4 (16.00%) MS Office
3 3 (12.00%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (4.00%) Cognos Business Intelligence
1 1 (4.00%) Cognos TM1
1 1 (4.00%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 1 (4.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (4.00%) DHCP
1 1 (4.00%) HTTP
1 1 (4.00%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (32.00%) SQL Server
2 7 (28.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 5 (20.00%) Data Warehouse
4 4 (16.00%) BusinessObjects
5 3 (12.00%) Crystal Reports
5 3 (12.00%) SAP BW
5 3 (12.00%) SQL Server 2005
5 3 (12.00%) SQL Server 2014
6 2 (8.00%) Oracle Database
6 2 (8.00%) Star Schema
7 1 (4.00%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
7 1 (4.00%) Cognos Framework Manager
7 1 (4.00%) DB2
7 1 (4.00%) Oracle Reports
7 1 (4.00%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 4 (16.00%) LoadRunner
2 3 (12.00%) ClearCase
2 3 (12.00%) Rational Robot
2 3 (12.00%) Team Foundation Server
2 3 (12.00%) Visual Studio
3 1 (4.00%) Toad
General
1 4 (16.00%) Finance
2 3 (12.00%) Advertising
2 3 (12.00%) Manufacturing
3 1 (4.00%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 8 (32.00%) Developer
2 7 (28.00%) Analyst
3 4 (16.00%) C# Developer
3 4 (16.00%) Software Developer
4 3 (12.00%) Administrator
4 3 (12.00%) Business Intelligence Analyst
4 3 (12.00%) DBA
4 3 (12.00%) SQL DBA
4 3 (12.00%) Test Analyst
5 2 (8.00%) .NET Developer
5 2 (8.00%) .NET Software Developer
5 2 (8.00%) C# .NET Developer
5 2 (8.00%) C# Software Developer
5 2 (8.00%) Test Specialist
5 2 (8.00%) Tester
6 1 (4.00%) C# WPF Developer
6 1 (4.00%) LoadRunner Specialist
6 1 (4.00%) Senior .NET Software Developer
6 1 (4.00%) Senior C# Software Developer
6 1 (4.00%) Senior WPF Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (20.00%) .NET
1 5 (20.00%) WinForms
1 5 (20.00%) XML
2 3 (12.00%) .NET Framework
2 3 (12.00%) Entity Framework
2 3 (12.00%) WPF
2 3 (12.00%) XSD
2 3 (12.00%) XSLT
3 2 (8.00%) AngularJS
3 2 (8.00%) ASP.NET
3 2 (8.00%) HTML
3 2 (8.00%) jQuery
4 1 (4.00%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 3 (12.00%) Clustering
2 2 (8.00%) Mainframe
2 2 (8.00%) Management Information System
3 1 (4.00%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (4.00%) Data Integration
3 1 (4.00%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 7 (28.00%) Unix
2 1 (4.00%) AIX
2 1 (4.00%) HPUX
2 1 (4.00%) Linux
2 1 (4.00%) Mac OS
2 1 (4.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 1 (4.00%) Solaris
2 1 (4.00%) Windows
2 1 (4.00%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (36.00%) Business Intelligence
2 6 (24.00%) ETL
3 5 (20.00%) Test Scripting
4 4 (16.00%) Analytics
4 4 (16.00%) Migration
4 4 (16.00%) Software Engineering
5 3 (12.00%) Dimensional Modelling
5 3 (12.00%) SQL Optimisation
6 2 (8.00%) Agile Software Development
6 2 (8.00%) Data Management
6 2 (8.00%) SDLC
6 2 (8.00%) SOLID
6 2 (8.00%) TDD
6 2 (8.00%) User Acceptance Testing
7 1 (4.00%) Continuous Improvement
7 1 (4.00%) Data Virtualisation
7 1 (4.00%) Defect Management
7 1 (4.00%) Functional Testing
7 1 (4.00%) Issue Tracking
7 1 (4.00%) Non-Functional Testing
Programming Languages
1 6 (24.00%) C#
1 6 (24.00%) VB
2 4 (16.00%) Java
3 3 (12.00%) PL/SQL
3 3 (12.00%) T-SQL
3 3 (12.00%) VB6
4 2 (8.00%) VB.NET
5 1 (4.00%) C++
5 1 (4.00%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 2 (8.00%) SC Cleared
1 2 (8.00%) Security Cleared
2 1 (4.00%) DBS Check
2 1 (4.00%) Degree
2 1 (4.00%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (8.00%) QA
System Software
1 4 (16.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (4.00%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 3 (12.00%) Failover Clustering
2 1 (4.00%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 8 (32.00%) Microsoft
2 6 (24.00%) Oracle
3 5 (20.00%) SAP
4 3 (12.00%) Cognos
5 2 (8.00%) CODA
5 2 (8.00%) Concur
5 2 (8.00%) Maconomy
5 2 (8.00%) ServiceNow
5 2 (8.00%) Telerik
5 2 (8.00%) VMware
6 1 (4.00%) Avaya
6 1 (4.00%) Cisco
6 1 (4.00%) Citrix
6 1 (4.00%) EMC
6 1 (4.00%) HP
6 1 (4.00%) IBM
6 1 (4.00%) Intel
6 1 (4.00%) Siebel
Preston, Lancashire
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: Market rate
Posted: 5 days ago