Period
to 23 July 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Preston with a requirement for SQL skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited SQL over the 6 months to 23 July 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

SQL (Structured Query Language)
Lancashire > Preston
6 months to
23 Jul 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 12 7 4
Rank change year-on-year -5 -3 +14
Contract jobs citing SQL 38 26 40
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Preston 11.73% 12.56% 20.62%
As % of the Programming Languages category 61.29% 35.14% 54.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 12 23
Preston median daily rate £353 £325 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +8.54% -23.53% +21.43%
10th Percentile £291 £220 £211
90th Percentile £414 £380 £586
Lancashire median daily rate £375 £300 £400
% change year-on-year +25.00% -25.00% +23.08%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 8 1
Preston median hourly rate £42.50 £29.25 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +45.30% +82.81% -30.89%
10th Percentile £40.15 £20.50 £15.50
90th Percentile £45.60 £47.10 £16.50
Lancashire median hourly rate £42.50 £35.00 £45.75
% change year-on-year +21.43% -23.50% +143.03%

SQL is in the programming language skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Preston with a requirement for programming language skills.

Contract Programming Language Skills
Preston
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for programming language skills 62 74 73
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Preston 19.14% 35.75% 37.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 25 35 42
Preston median daily rate £350 £340 £356
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.94% -4.56% -8.06%
10th Percentile £277 £291 £257
90th Percentile £415 £404 £573
Lancashire median daily rate £375 £367 £352
% change year-on-year +2.18% +4.26% +5.47%
Number of hourly rates quoted 23 20 6
Preston median hourly rate £42.50 £37.50 £37.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +13.33% +1.35% +59.83%
Lancashire median hourly rate £42.50 £39.25 £37.00
% change year-on-year +8.28% +6.08% +23.33%

SQL
Job Vacancy Trend in Preston

Job postings citing SQL as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Preston.

Job vacancy trend for SQL in Preston

SQL
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Preston

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

Contractor daily rate trend for SQL in Preston

SQL
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Preston

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing SQL in Preston over the 6 months to 23 July 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for SQL in Preston

SQL
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Preston

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for SQL in Preston

For the 6 months to 23 July 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 Preston region with a requirement for SQL.

1 19 (50.00%) Oracle
2 18 (47.37%) Oracle Database
3 17 (44.74%) Security Cleared
4 15 (39.47%) Migration
5 14 (36.84%) Performance Tuning
6 13 (34.21%) Oracle GoldenGate
6 13 (34.21%) Oracle RMAN
6 13 (34.21%) PL/SQL
6 13 (34.21%) Windows
7 12 (31.58%) SC Cleared
8 10 (26.32%) Perl
8 10 (26.32%) Data Migration
9 9 (23.68%) DB2
9 9 (23.68%) Linux
10 8 (21.05%) SQL Server
10 8 (21.05%) zOS
10 8 (21.05%) Toad
10 8 (21.05%) PowerShell
10 8 (21.05%) TKPROF
11 7 (18.42%) Microsoft
11 7 (18.42%) Clustering
12 5 (13.16%) Agile Software Development
12 5 (13.16%) SSH
12 5 (13.16%) TCP/IP
12 5 (13.16%) Red Hat
12 5 (13.16%) Shell Script
12 5 (13.16%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
12 5 (13.16%) RDBMS
12 5 (13.16%) Unix
12 5 (13.16%) Virtual Machines

SQL
Co-occurring 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 1 (2.63%) WebSphere
1 1 (2.63%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 2 (5.26%) Microsoft Excel
1 2 (5.26%) Microsoft Office
1 2 (5.26%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (2.63%) Cognos Business Intelligence
Communications & Networking
1 5 (13.16%) SSH
1 5 (13.16%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (47.37%) Oracle Database
2 9 (23.68%) DB2
3 8 (21.05%) SQL Server
3 8 (21.05%) TKPROF
4 5 (13.16%) Oracle Database 12c
4 5 (13.16%) RDBMS
4 5 (13.16%) Relational Database
5 3 (7.89%) SQLPlus
6 2 (5.26%) Data Warehouse
7 1 (2.63%) Big Data
7 1 (2.63%) Cognos Framework Manager
7 1 (2.63%) Cognos Report Studio
7 1 (2.63%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 8 (21.05%) Toad
2 3 (7.89%) Visual Studio
3 2 (5.26%) ClearCase
3 2 (5.26%) Rational DOORS
3 2 (5.26%) Rational Robot
3 2 (5.26%) Rational Statemate
3 2 (5.26%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (2.63%) Rational Rhapsody
4 1 (2.63%) Talend Open Studio
General
1 4 (10.53%) Finance
2 3 (7.89%) Manufacturing
3 2 (5.26%) Avionics
4 1 (2.63%) Automotive
4 1 (2.63%) Military
Job Titles
1 19 (50.00%) DBA
2 12 (31.58%) Developer
3 11 (28.95%) Oracle DBA
4 7 (18.42%) Administrator
5 6 (15.79%) DB2 DBA
6 4 (10.53%) Analyst
6 4 (10.53%) Architect
6 4 (10.53%) Database Architect
6 4 (10.53%) Oracle Architect
7 3 (7.89%) SQL DBA
8 2 (5.26%) Business Intelligence Developer
8 2 (5.26%) COBOL Developer
8 2 (5.26%) Cognos BI Developer
8 2 (5.26%) Cognos Developer
8 2 (5.26%) DB2 Administrator
8 2 (5.26%) Oracle Developer
8 2 (5.26%) Software Engineer
8 2 (5.26%) Technical Support
9 1 (2.63%) DOORS Engineer
9 1 (2.63%) SC Cleared DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (34.21%) Oracle GoldenGate
2 4 (10.53%) XML
3 3 (7.89%) .NET
3 3 (7.89%) .NET Framework
3 3 (7.89%) Entity Framework
3 3 (7.89%) WPF
4 2 (5.26%) CSS
4 2 (5.26%) HTML
4 2 (5.26%) WinForms
4 2 (5.26%) XSD
4 2 (5.26%) XSLT
5 1 (2.63%) EDI
5 1 (2.63%) EJB
5 1 (2.63%) IBM Integration Bus
5 1 (2.63%) JMS
5 1 (2.63%) JSP
5 1 (2.63%) Middleware
5 1 (2.63%) Servlets
5 1 (2.63%) Struts
5 1 (2.63%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 7 (18.42%) Clustering
2 2 (5.26%) Data Centre
3 1 (2.63%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (2.63%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 13 (34.21%) Windows
2 9 (23.68%) Linux
3 8 (21.05%) zOS
4 5 (13.16%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 5 (13.16%) Unix
5 2 (5.26%) AIX
5 2 (5.26%) HPUX
5 2 (5.26%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (39.47%) Migration
2 14 (36.84%) Performance Tuning
3 10 (26.32%) Data Migration
4 5 (13.16%) Agile Software Development
5 4 (10.53%) Business Intelligence
5 4 (10.53%) Performance Monitoring
5 4 (10.53%) Software Engineering
6 3 (7.89%) ETL
6 3 (7.89%) Integration Testing
6 3 (7.89%) Programme Management
7 2 (5.26%) Data Protection
7 2 (5.26%) HOOD
7 2 (5.26%) Project Planning
7 2 (5.26%) SOLID
7 2 (5.26%) TDD
7 2 (5.26%) Unit Testing
8 1 (2.63%) Data Integration
8 1 (2.63%) Multithreaded Programming
8 1 (2.63%) Multithreading
8 1 (2.63%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 13 (34.21%) PL/SQL
2 10 (26.32%) Perl
3 8 (21.05%) PowerShell
4 5 (13.16%) Shell Script
5 3 (7.89%) C#
5 3 (7.89%) COBOL
6 2 (5.26%) Ada
6 2 (5.26%) Java
6 2 (5.26%) T-SQL
6 2 (5.26%) VB
6 2 (5.26%) VB6
7 1 (2.63%) C
7 1 (2.63%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 17 (44.74%) Security Cleared
2 12 (31.58%) SC Cleared
3 2 (5.26%) NVQ Level 3
4 1 (2.63%) Degree
4 1 (2.63%) HND
4 1 (2.63%) OCMJD
4 1 (2.63%) OCPJP
4 1 (2.63%) OCPJWCD
4 1 (2.63%) Oracle Certification
4 1 (2.63%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.63%) QA
System Software
1 5 (13.16%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 13 (34.21%) Oracle RMAN
2 5 (13.16%) Data Guard
2 5 (13.16%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
Vendors
1 19 (50.00%) Oracle
2 7 (18.42%) Microsoft
3 5 (13.16%) Red Hat
4 3 (7.89%) Cognos
4 3 (7.89%) HP
5 1 (2.63%) IBM
5 1 (2.63%) Informatica
5 1 (2.63%) Sun
5 1 (2.63%) Talend
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