The table below looks at the statistics for SQL skills in IT contracts advertised for the Wirral region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SQL over the 3 months to 17 January 2017 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
17 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
SQL (Structured Query Language)
Merseyside / Wirral
Rank 2 4 17
Rank change year-on-year
+2 +13
Contract jobs citing SQL 7 1 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the Wirral 58.33% 8.33% 2.00%
As % of the Programming Languages category 70.00% 50.00% 14.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 0 0
Median daily rate £320 - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £363 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £34.00 £30.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+13.33% +9.09%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Programming Languages category in contract jobs advertised in the Wirral region.

Programming Languages Category
Wirral
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
10 2 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the Wirral 83.33% 16.67% 14.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 1 4
Median daily rate £320 £425 £258
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-24.70% +65.04%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £301 £425 £245
10% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £425 £295
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.00 £39.00 £35.18
% change year-on-year
+5.12% +10.87%

SQL
Jobs Demand Trend in the Wirral

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Wirral region citing SQL as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Programming Languages category.

SQL Jobs Demand Trend in the Wirral

SQL
Daily Rate Trend in the Wirral

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

SQL Daily Rate Trend in the Wirral

SQL
Hourly Rate Trend in the Wirral

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

SQL Hourly Rate Trend in the Wirral

SQL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the Wirral

For the 6 months to 17 January 2017, 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 Wirral region with a requirement for SQL.

1 8 (72.73%) SQL Server
2 6 (54.55%) C#
2 6 (54.55%) XML
2 6 (54.55%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 5 (45.45%) PowerShell
3 5 (45.45%) XSLT
3 5 (45.45%) Windows
4 4 (36.36%) VBScript
4 4 (36.36%) Firewall
4 4 (36.36%) SQL Server 2008
4 4 (36.36%) SQL Server 2014
5 3 (27.27%) .NET
6 2 (18.18%) T-SQL
6 2 (18.18%) ETL
6 2 (18.18%) Unit Testing
7 1 (9.09%) Data Protection
7 1 (9.09%) Data Integration
7 1 (9.09%) Web Development
7 1 (9.09%) Cisco IPT
7 1 (9.09%) .NET Framework
7 1 (9.09%) Records Management
7 1 (9.09%) Windows Server
7 1 (9.09%) Case Management
7 1 (9.09%) Entity Framework
7 1 (9.09%) Analytical Skills
7 1 (9.09%) Android
7 1 (9.09%) WAN
7 1 (9.09%) Business Intelligence
7 1 (9.09%) Cisco
7 1 (9.09%) Microsoft

SQL
Top Related IT Skills in the Wirral 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 1 (9.09%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 1 (9.09%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 4 (36.36%) Firewall
2 1 (9.09%) Cisco IPT
2 1 (9.09%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (72.73%) SQL Server
2 6 (54.55%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 4 (36.36%) SQL Server 2008
3 4 (36.36%) SQL Server 2014
4 1 (9.09%) BusinessObjects
4 1 (9.09%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Job Titles
1 5 (45.45%) Developer
2 4 (36.36%) Analyst
3 3 (27.27%) Applications Support
3 3 (27.27%) Applications Support Analyst
3 3 (27.27%) Support Analyst
4 2 (18.18%) Analyst Developer
4 2 (18.18%) Applications Developer
4 2 (18.18%) DBA
4 2 (18.18%) Developer Analyst
4 2 (18.18%) SQL DBA
5 1 (9.09%) 3rd Line Engineer
5 1 (9.09%) 3rd Line Support
5 1 (9.09%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
5 1 (9.09%) Business Intelligence Analyst
5 1 (9.09%) Cisco Support
5 1 (9.09%) Cisco Support Engineer
5 1 (9.09%) SQL Analyst
5 1 (9.09%) SSRS Analyst
5 1 (9.09%) VMware Engineer
5 1 (9.09%) VMware Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (54.55%) XML
2 5 (45.45%) XSLT
3 3 (27.27%) .NET
4 1 (9.09%) .NET Framework
4 1 (9.09%) Entity Framework
4 1 (9.09%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 1 (9.09%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (9.09%) Data Integration
1 1 (9.09%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 5 (45.45%) Windows
2 1 (9.09%) Android
2 1 (9.09%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (18.18%) ETL
1 2 (18.18%) Unit Testing
2 1 (9.09%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (9.09%) Business Intelligence
2 1 (9.09%) Case Management
2 1 (9.09%) Data Protection
2 1 (9.09%) Migration
2 1 (9.09%) MVC
2 1 (9.09%) Project Management
2 1 (9.09%) Records Management
2 1 (9.09%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 6 (54.55%) C#
2 5 (45.45%) PowerShell
3 4 (36.36%) VBScript
4 2 (18.18%) T-SQL
5 1 (9.09%) VB.NET
Vendors
1 1 (9.09%) Cisco
1 1 (9.09%) Microsoft
1 1 (9.09%) VMware